Professor of Medicine

Research Description

My research program involves developing, implementing, and evaluating interventions to improve the processes and outcomes of patient care, with a focus on health communication, medication management, and care transitions. I direct the Center for Clinical Quality and Implementation Research, which seeks to improve the effectiveness and value of health care delivery through implementation and evaluation of evidence-based practice, as well as de-implementation of excess care.

Research Keywords

Implementation science, health communication, health literacy, medication management, care transitions

Postgraduate Training

Residency

Internal Medicine, Emory University, 2000

Fellowship

Hospital Medicine, Emory University, 2001

Education

MD - Baylor
M.Sc. - Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, 2001
B.A., Rice University, Houston, Texas, 1993