General Internal Medicine

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We provide care for acute medical problems and chronic diseases, and we have nationally recognized programs to provide the preventive care people need to stay healthy.”

— Jeffrey Linder, MD

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Faculty: Meet the Team

View individual profiles of our faculty members and learn about their research and clinical specialties.

Eric W Terman

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine)

I have been deeply involved in medical decision making from the perspective of psychological and fact driven decisions. I enjoy nearly all aspects of managing general medical problems from cholesterol to autoimmune disease to travel medicine... I try to maximize my patients health and quality of life.

Marianne M Green

Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine) and Medical Education

Clinically I am interested in the primary care of adults with acute and chronic illness. I value shared decision making with my patients and my role as care coordinator for patients with complex illnesses who see multiple providers. Academically I am interested in competency assessment for both undergraduate medical students and practicing physicians.

Michael S Wolf

Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine) and Medical Social Sciences

My work focuses on 1) the study of cognitive, psychosocial, and health system factors that affect a person's ability to successfully manage health, and 2) the design of practical, scalable interventions to help individuals and families access, understand, and use health information to make appropriate health decisions and adopt recommended behaviors. Our HeLP lab has particular interests in aging, multi-morbidity, medication regimen safety and adherence. Most of our work is interventional and leverages health and consumer technologies as appropriate to 'hardwire' patient education, counseling,...

Jody D Ciolino

Associate Professor of Preventive Medicine (Biostatistics) and Medicine (General Internal Medicine)

I am a clinical trialist / study design specialist; my research interests include clinical study design and conduct, database development and data (quality) monitoring, interim monitoring / reporting / analyses, randomization and treatment allocation techniques (including cluster-randomization allocation techniques), and clinical trial data analyses. My applied / collaborative research focuses on clinical studies applied to a wide range of disorders, diseases, and populations including those in the fields of perinatal depression, mood disorders, internal medicine and geriatrics, gastroenterolo...

Gretchen M Weiss

Clinical Instructor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine)

I am an advocate for acess to high quality care for all populations and strongly feel that health technology should improve both patient care and health literacy. I am also interested in preventive medicine and women's health.

Matthew J O'Brien

Associate Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine) and Preventive Medicine (Epidemiology)

My work aims to eliminate health disparities in U.S. Latinos by examining the underlying causes and developing interventions to address them. Since 2007, my colleagues and I have focused on community health workers as a culturally-competent workforce to promote health and prevent disease in this population. Partnered closely with community-based organizations, we have developed and tested community health worker programs to prevent cancer, cardiovascular disease, and most recently diabetes. We conduct qualitative and epidemiologic studies to identify intervention targets in Latinos and develop...

Aashish K Didwania

Associate Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine) and Medical Education

Clinical interests are in General Internal Medicine/Primary Care, Community Health and Hospital Medicine. Research Interests are in Medical Education, Medical Decision Making, Simulation, Quality Improvement and Patient Safety.

David J Fox

Clinical Instructor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine)

board certified in obesity medicine

Aarati D Didwania

Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine) and Medical Education

Cancer survivorship care focusing primarily on adult survivors of childhood cancers.

Jason Scott Mathias

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine)

Primary Care

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