Division Research

Faculty in the Division of General Internal Medicine are engaged in a broad range of clinical and translational research activities, including: clinical epidemiology, outcomes, health services, population health, comparative effectiveness, disparities, quality of care, patient safety, predictive analytics, clinical informatics, and medical education research. Our projects span the inpatient, outpatient, post-acute care, and community settings with a focus on preventive medicine, chronic disease management, cancer prevention and early detection, and end of life care, among other topics.

Dr. Michael Bowen

Michael Bowen, M.D., M.P.H.
Research Interests:  Diabetes & Diabetes Prevention - effectiveness & development of an EHR-driven population health diabetes screening program, effectiveness of virtual culinary medicine with standard of care medical nutrition on glycemic outcomes in patients with uncontrolled diabetes, development of referral pathways for prediabetes patients

Dr. Brooks Brodrick

Brooks Brodrick, M.D., Ph.D.
Research Interests: Eating Disorders

Dr. Arthur Hong

Arthur Hong, M.D., M.P.H.
Research Interests:  Optimizing Emergency Department use among adults newly diagnosed with cancer, Incorporating primary care factors into risk-stratified cardiovascular care for complex cancer survivors

Dr. Kelley Newcomer

Kelley Newcomer, M.D.
Research Interests:  Use of topical morphine Gel 0.125% in painful cancer lesions, Stage V Cancer Study: Defining a new pathophysiology of Advanced Cancer, Aligning goals of care with ICD settings, early integration of Palliative Care in head and neck cancer

Dr. Elizabeth Paulk

Elizabeth Paulk, M.D.
Research Interests: Culturally competent communication intervention to improve Latinos’ engagement in advance care planning