The Division of Research in the Department of Family and Community Medicine supports the generation of research, scholarship and innovations that enhance the quality of care for patients, families and communities.
We are known for our commitment to facilitate the research development of medical students, residents and faculty members. All members of the Division of Research are actively involved in their research, serve as mentors in their areas of expertise and participate in multidisciplinary research pertinent to family and community medicine.
The Division of Research has three Ph.D. professors spanning expertise in clinical trials, behavioral health, epidemiology and social sciences. We are supported by a highly trained and experienced group of three research coordinators and a senior biostatistician.
The Division of Research is an outstanding resource for training, with a physician academic research fellow and two doctoral student research fellows who support the research goals of the department while developing their research projects and future independent research careers.
All clinical faculty members participate in research and several have significant protected time to lead projects and obtain grant funding.
The division provides hands-on support for Department of Family and Community Medicine faculty and residents, as well as medical students. We help with research design, methods, analyses, presentations, manuscript development and IRB applications, all of which encourage research productivity in our effort to advance evidence-based medicine.
Active research projects involve the following topics and methods:
Other Division of Research resources include: