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Lawrence C. An, MD
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
Scientific Director of Cancer Survivorship Program

  • Psychobehavioral interventions
  • Cancer communications research
  • Web-based Intervention to Reduce College Smoking

Steven J. Bernstein, MD, MPH
Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
Research Scientist, Department of Health Management & Policy
Director, UMHS Quality Management Program
Research Scientist, Ann ArborVAHSR&DCenter of Excellence

  • Quality of care: Process and outcomes
  • Chronic illness
  • Implementation
  • Patient and physician decision making

John E. Billi, MD
Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, Medical School
Associate Vice President for Medical Affairs, University of Michigan
Professor of Internal Medicine and Medical Education

  • Lean Thinking (Toyota Way) in Health Care
  • Quality Improvement
  • Multihospital Quality Collaboratives
  • Patient Centered Medical Home and Accountable Care Organizations
  • Multistakeholder Community Coalitions for quality improvement

Lena Chen, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
Investigator, Ann ArborVAHSR&DCenter of Excellence

  • Quality and cost of inpatient care
  • Hospital medicine

Hwajung Choi, PhD
Research Investigator of Internal Medicine

  • Aging and disability
  • Intergenerational health effects
  • Spatial proximity to informal/formal health care resources
  • Social support and health outcomes

Vineet Chopra, MD, MSc
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine

  • Safety of patients in the perioperative setting
  • Health information technology
  • Epidemiology and risks associated with hospital-acquired infections

Angela Fagerlin, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
Center for Behavioral and Decision Sciences in Medicine

Investigator, Ann Arbor VA HSR&D Center of Excellence

  • Risk communication
  • Numeracy
  • Patient medical decision making
  • Decision aids
  • End of life decision making

A. Mark Fendrick, MD
Professor of Internal Medicine
Professor of Health Management & Policy
Co-Director, Center for Value-based Insurance Design

  • Quality and cost implications of medical innovation
  • Diffusion of medical technology across health care delivery systems
  • Health care reform / Value based Insurance Design

Scott A. Flanders, MD
Professor of Internal Medicine
Director, Hospital Medicine Program

  • Hospital Medicine
  • Quality improvement and patient safety
  • Hospital acquired complications
  • Respiratory infections

Susan D. Goold, MD, MHSA, MA
Professor of Internal Medicine and Health Management and Policy
Director, Bioethics Program

  • Health spending priorities
  • Deliberative procedures in bioethics
  • Public participation in health policy decisions
  • Trust relationship in health care

M. Todd Greene, PhD, MPH
Research Investigator
Program Manager, Patient Safety Enhancement Program

  • Epidemiologic methods
  • Epidemiology of hospital-acquired infections
  • Quality improvement and patient safety

Sarah Hawley, MPH, PhD
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
Investigator, Ann ArborVAHSR&DCenter of Excellence

  • Cancer quality of care and survivorship
  • Patient preferences in medical decision making
  • Decision aid development and evaluation

Rodney A. Hayward, MD
Professor of Internal Medicine
Professor of Health Management & Policy
Co-Director, Ann Arbor VA HSR&D Center of Excellence
Associate Director, RWJ Clinical Scholars Program
Director, Outcomes Evaluation Core, Michigan Diabetes Research & Training Center

  • Quality and resource use measurement and management
  • Physician practice patterns
  • Patient outcomes

Michele Heisler, MD, MPA
Associate Professor in Internal Medicine
Investigator, Ann Arbor VA HSR&D Center of Excellence

  • Factors influencing patients' management of chronic illness
  • Approaches to improving patients' management of chronic illness (self-management)
  • Disparities in chronic illness care and outcomes
  • Patient-physician communication and decision making in chronic illness care

Timothy P. Hofer, MD, MSc
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
Investigator, Ann Arbor VA HSR&D Center of Excellence
Associate Director, VA Measurement and Information Technology

  • Physician practice profiling
  • Measurement of quality and efficiency of care
  • Clinical risk index development
  • Population predictors of health care utilization

Joel D. Howell, MD, PhD
Professor of Internal Medicine
Associate Chair and Professor of History
Professor of Health Management & Policy
Director, Program in Society and Medicine

  • International comparisons of medical technology use
  • Technology assessment
  • History of medical technology
  • History of health care
  • Ethics of health care

Steven J. Katz, MD, MPH
Professor of Internal Medicine
Professor of Health Management & Policy

  • Cancer quality of care
  • Cancer treatment decision making
  • Cancer survivorship
  • Cancer communication
  • Cancer disparities research

Eve A. Kerr, MD, MPH
Professor of Internal Medicine
Director, Ann Arbor VA HSR&D Center of Excellence
Co-Director, Research on Quality Improvement for Complex Chronic Conditions (QUICCC)

  • Diabetes Quality Assessment and Improvement
  • Care for Patients with Complex Chronic Conditions
  • Improving the science and application of quality measurement

Catherine Kim, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor in Internal Medicine and Obstetrics and Gynecology

  • Gestational diabetes and cardiovascular risk factors
  • Menopause and cardiovascular risk factors
  • Contraception and cardiovascular risk factors

Sarah Krein, PhD, RN
Research Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
Investigator, Ann Arbor VA HSR&D Center of Excellence
Co-Director, VA Diabetes Quality Enhancement Research Initiative

  • Management of patients with complex, chronic health conditions
  • Organizational behavior and implementation research
  • Patient safety and prevention of healthcare-associated infection

Jeffrey T. Kullgren, MD, MS, MPH
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
Investigator,
Ann Arbor VA HSR&D Center of Excellence

  • Improving access to care for low-income populations
  • Insurance benefit design
  • Regulations to encourage health behaviors

Kenneth M. Langa, MD, PhD
Professor of Internal Medicine
Associate Director, Institute of Gerontology

  • Epidemiology of Alzheimer’s disease
  • Economics of Aging
  • Impact of vascular risk factors on the brain

Deborah A. Levine, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine 

  • Stroke epidemiology, prevention, quality
  • Stroke-related dementia and cognitive impairment
  • Health care disparities

Laurence F. McMahon, Jr., MD, MPH
Chief, Division of General Medicine
Professor of Internal Medicine
Professor of Health Management & Policy
Associate Director, RWJ Clinical Scholars Program

  • Evaluation of clinical practice variation
  • Evaluation of outcomes of care
  • Population-based clinical practice profiling
  • Care for gastrointestinal conditions
  • Evaluation and management of inpatient clinical practice

Jennifer A. Meddings, MD, MSc
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine

  • Impact of quality improvement programs
  • Pay-for-performance and patient safety initiatives

Joseph W. Norman, MD, PhD
Lecturer in Internal Medicine

  • Decision analysis and medical decision making
  • Sensitivity analysis
  • High performance computing
  • Mathematical logic
  • Probability theory

Mary A.M. Rogers, PhD
Research Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
Research Director, Patient Safety Enhancement Program

  • Preventive medicine
  • Epidemiologic methods
  • Translational research

Ann-Marie Rosland, MD
Lecturer of Internal Medicine
Investigator, Ann ArborVAHSR&DCenter of Excellence

  • Self-management of chronic disease
  • Organization of clinical care for chronic diseases
  • Social support and social network influences on health disparities
  • Community based participatory research

Sanjay Saint, MD, MPH
Professor of Internal Medicine
Director, Patient Safety Enhancement Program
Investigator, Ann ArborVAHSR&DCenter of Excellence

  • Clinical epidemiology and health services research
  • Health services research
  • Hospital clinical management and outcomes
  • Prevention of nosocomial complications

Maria J. Silveira, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
Investigator, Ann Arbor VA HSR&D Center of Excellence

  • Symptom management
  • Caregiver support
  • Improving access to end of life care
  • Advance care planning
  • Physician assisted suicide & euthanasia

Sandeep Vijan, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
Investigator, Ann Arbor VA HSR&D Center of Excellence

  • Quality and resource use measurement and management
  • Patient outcomes
  • Clinical risk index development

Lauren P. Wallner, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
Adjunct Investigator, Kaiser Permanente Southern California

  • Cancer quality of care and survivorship
  • Cancer epidemiology
  • Cancer health services research
  • Chronic disease management

Brent C. Williams, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
Medical Director, complex Care management Program

  • Complex care management
  • Teaching geriatric medicine
  • Teaching evidence-based medicine
  • Faculty development for clinical teaching
  • Evaluating clinical teaching

James O. Woolliscroft, MD
Lyle C. Roll Professor of Medicine
Professor of Medical Education
Dean, Medical School

  • Medical education and educational outcomes assessment
  • Assessment of clinical competence
  • Leadership development

JOINT APPOINTMENTS

Matthew M. Davis, MD
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics & Communicable Diseases

  • Financing and delivery of preventive services for children and adults
  • Physician behavior regarding immunizations
  • Effects of parental mental health and well-being on children's receipt of preventive health services

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