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


Internal Medicine, Emory University, 2000


Hospital Medicine, Emory University, 2001


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