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.

Elizabeth Engman

Instructor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine)

Comprehensive care of adults, Women's healthcare

Gary J Martin

Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine)

I have enjoyed a wide variety of roles and experiences including: Program Director for the primary care IM residency we established, College Mentor for ~ 40 medical students, class of 2013 and 2017, Director of our M3 primary care clerkship, chaired our faculty group practice IT committee and Ambulatory QA committee, and served 18 years on our faculty group practice board of directors. I have helped implement our EMR across all departments and stay involved in our Enterprise Data Warehouse oversight. Research in cardiovascular disease, medical education and health care delivery have been a foc...

Joseph M Feinglass

Research Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine)

Joe Feinglass, PhD is a Research Professor of Medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics. Dr. Feinglass is a health services researcher with a degree in Public Policy Analysis. He has over 25 years of experience in health policy, quality improvement, health disparities, medical informatics, patient safety, and social epidemiology research with over 200 peer reviewed publications.

Aarati D Didwania

Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine) and Medical Education

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

Bruce L Henschen

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

I am currently a general internist at Northwestern. I received my MD and MPH degrees from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in 2012 and completed residency training in Internal Medicine at Northwestern in 2015. I served as Chief Medical Resident during 2015-2016 and am currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics.

Marina Arvanitis

Assistant Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine)

I am a primary care internist and pediatrician, and a health services researcher focusing on health literacy, patient-reported outcomes, and health care quality. I am particularly interested in understanding the life course development of health literacy, the effects of health literacy on individual and family health, and how it can be promoted within families.

Matthew M Davis

Professor of Pediatrics (Advanced General Pediatrics and Primary Care), Medical Social Sciences, Medicine (General Internal Medicine) and Preventive Medicine

I am general pediatrician/internist with deep interest and multifaceted activities in population-centered, timely health services and policy research within the context of community needs. I also have strong interests in interdisciplinary research that stretches over the lifecourse, and translational research that connects medical advances with community impact. My central areas of methods expertise are survey research and policy-focused analyses of health services data, and my areas of subject matter expertise include vaccines and health insurance.

Alona Furmanchuk

Research Assistant Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine)

Dr. Furmanchuk received her PhD in computational chemistry from Jackson State University, MS. She received her trainings in modeling and data mining with Los Alamos National Laboratory, Chemistry Department, and later with Department of Engineering and Computer Science at Northwestern University.

Karin B Ulstrup

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine)

Calcium plus vitamin D intake in premenopausal women. Educational information to influence health behaviors

Melinda R Ring

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

Research interest: Examining the potential benefits of integrative medicine therapies (complementary and alternative medicine) for a range of conditions.

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