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Gurwitz 10-2019

Jerry H. Gurwitz, MD
Executive Director, Meyers Primary Care Institute
The Dr. John Meyers Professor of Primary Care Medicine
Chief, Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine
Professor, Departments of Medicine, Family Medicine & Community Health, Population & Quantitative Health Sciences

Areas of expertise:
 - Geriatric and gerontologic research
 - Medication use and patient safety
 - Epidemiology of chronic diseases and multimorbidity

   
Kathleen Mazor Kathleen M. Mazor, EdD
Associate Director, Meyers Primary Care Institute
Professor, Department of Medicine

Areas of expertise:
 - Communication in healthcare
 - Health literacy
 - Patients' perspectives and experiences
   

Ronald N. Adler, MD
Associate Professor, Family Medicine and Community Health

Areas of expertise:
- Shared decision-making
- Cancer screening
- Quality measurement in health care
- Behavioral health integration in primary care

   
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Susan E. Andrade, ScD
Professor, Department of Medicine

Areas of expertise:
 - Pharmacoepidemiology and medication safety
 - Epidemiology of chronic diseases

   

Robert A. Baldor, MD
Chair & Professor, Department of Family Medicine @ UMMS - Baystate

Areas of expertise:
 - Communication in healthcare
 - Organization and delivery of healthcare
 - Comparative effectiveness research

   
 Robin Clark 11-2015

Robin E. Clark, PhD
Professor, Departments of Family Medicine & Community Health, Population & Quantitative Health Sciences

Areas of expertise:
 - Health policy
 - Mental health and addiction treatment

   
 Sybil Crawford 11-2015

Sybil L. Crawford, PhD
Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Preventive & Behavioral Medicine

Areas of expertise:
 - Biostatistics
 - Women’s health, particularly menopause
 - Racial/ethnic differences in health and health care utilization

   
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Sarah L. Cutrona, MD, MPH
Co-Director of Medication Optimization Program, Center for Healthcare Organization & Implementation Research, US Department of Veterans Affairs
Associate Professor, Department of Population & Quantitative Health Sciences

Areas of expertise:
 - Pharmacoepidemiology and medication safety
 - Communication in healthcare
 - Role of social networks in healthcare

   
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Jennifer Donovan, PharmD, RPh
Director of Quality & Patient Outcomes, Shields Health Solutions
Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine

Areas of expertise:
 - Patient safety and quality improvement
 - Pharmacoepidemiology and medication safety
 - Comparative effectiveness research

Mara Meyer Epstein

Mara M. Epstein, ScD
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine

Areas of expertise:
 - Epidemiology of chronic diseases
 - Nutritional epidemiology
 - Inflammation and cancer

   
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Terry S. Field, DSc
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine

Areas of expertise:
 - Epidemiology of chronic diseases
 - Patient safety and quality improvement
 - Comparative effectiveness research

   
 

Kimberly A. Fisher, MD, MSc
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy & Critical Care Medicine

Areas of expertise:
 - Communication in healthcare
 - Clinical practice guideline implementation
 - Patient safety and quality improvement

   
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Lawrence Garber, MD
Medical Director of Informatics, Reliant Medical Group

Areas of expertise:
 - Patient safety and quality improvement
 - Pharmacoepidemiology and medication safety
 - Communication in healthcare

   
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Robert J. Goldberg, PhD
Professor Emeritus, Department of Population & Quantitative Health Sciences

Areas of expertise:
 - Cardiovascular disease
 - Epidemiology of chronic diseases
 - Population health research

   
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Leslie R. Harrold, MD, MPH
Chief Scientific Officer, Corrona LLC
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology

Areas of expertise:
 - Pharmacoepidemiology and medication safety
 - Epidemiology of chronic diseases
 - Comparative effectiveness research

   

Kouta Ito, MD, MS
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine

Areas of expertise:
 - Decision analysis
 - Cost-effectiveness analysis

   

Mayuko Ito Fukunaga, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy & Critical Care Medicine

Areas of expertise:
 - Lung cancer screening
 - Implementation science
 - Health informatics 

   
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Abir O. Kanaan, PharmD, RPh
Assistant Dean, Curriculum & New Programs
Professor of Pharmacy Practice, MCPHS University
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine

Areas of expertise:
 - Patient safety and quality improvement
 - Pharmacoepidemiology and medication safety
 - Comparative effectiveness research

   
 

Alok Kapoor, MD, MSc
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine

Areas of expertise:
 - Geriatric perioperative medicine
 - Transitions in care for the elderly
 - Community engagement
 - Large dataset analysis, meta-analysis, cost-effectiveness research

   

Kate L. Lapane, PhD, MS
Associate Dean, Clinical Population Health Research Program
Professor, Department of Population & Quantitative Health Sciences

Areas of expertise:
 - Patient safety and quality improvement
 - Pharmacoepidemiology and medication safety
 - Comparative effectiveness research

   

Sara K. Mamo, AuD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Communication Disorders
University of Massachusetts Amherst, School of Public Health and Health Sciences

Areas of expertise:
 - Age-related hearing loss
 - Hearing and cognition
 - Community-based research

   

Sarah McGee

Sarah McGee, MD, MPH
Clinical Chief, Division of Geriatric Medicine
Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine

Areas of expertise:
 - Falls
 - Functional assessment
 - Patient safety and quality improvement

   
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David D. McManus, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

Areas of expertise:
 - Patient safety and quality improvement
 - Pharmacoepidemiology and medication safety
 - Epidemiology of cardiovascular diseases

   

Ruben Miozzo, MD, PhD, MPH
Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Areas of expertise:
- Multimorbidity
- Pharmacoepidemiology
- Epidemiology of mental disorders

   
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Sonal Singh, MD, MPH
Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine & Community Health

Areas of expertise:
 - Drug safety
 - Evidence synthesis
 - Shared decision making

   
 

Mayra S. Tisminetzky, MD, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine

Areas of expertise:
 - Cardiovascular epidemiology
 - Epidemiology of mental disorders
 - Epidemiology of aging

   
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Robert A. Yood, MD
Medical Director of Research Department, Reliant Medical Group 

Areas of expertise:
 - Patient safety and quality improvement
 - Epidemiology of chronic diseases

   
 

Ning Zhang, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics

Areas of expertise:
 - Obesity
 - Aging and long term care
 - Health information technology
 - Health policy, health economics and health services research