FCM Faculty Clinical and Research Interests

Name Clinical and Research Interests

Elizabeth Kyle Meehan, MD

maternal health, child health, hospital medicine, palliative care, end-of-life care, underserved populations, health care disparities, social determinants of health, integrative medicine, addiction medicine, clinical education, resident wellbeing, provider wellbeing, border health issues, women's health

Beth E Meyerson, MDiv., PhD

public health policy, population health advancement, harm reduction services, sexual health

Myra L. Muramoto, MD, MPH

integrative medicine, comparative effectiveness research, health promotion and prevention, tobacco cessation, skin cancer prevention, e-cigarettes, type 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome, carbohydrate restriction, therapeutic dietary interventions, lifestyle counseling, chronic disease

Victoria Murrain, DO

maternal and child health, maternal health, child health, community engagement, diversity and inclusion

Tejal M. Parikh, MD

medical education, medical student wellness, women's health, tobacco cessation

Nicole Person-Rennell, MD, MPH, FAAFP

women's health, substance use disorders, intimate partner violence, underserved populations, social determinants of health, intersection of public health and primary care, population health improvement, LGBTQ+ health

Angela Puthenveetil, MD

integrative medicine, physician well-being, underserved medicine

Mari A. Ricker, MD

evaluation and feedback, behavioral medicine, resilience and physician burnout, patient satisfaction, team-based care, integrative medicine, physician well-being

Kristen Rundell, MD

patient care & safety, obstetrics, women’s health, training new physicians, mentoring new graduates, hospice medicine, palliative medicine, medical acupuncture

George Schatz, MD

integrative medicine, functional medicine

Yumi Shirai, PhD

aging, caregiver health, creative/expressive arts, dementia, family caregiving, intellectual and developmental disabilities, late life transitions for people with IDD

Violet Perez Siwik, MD

childhood obesity, type 2 diabetes, diversity and inclusion, health disparities, underserved populations, LGBTQ+ populations

Teshia G. Solomon, PhD

cancer prevention, cancer control, health promotion, health policy, indigenous ways of knowing, eliminating health disparities, community driven research and engagement

Lynne T. Tomasa, PhD, MSW

aging, family caregiving, end of life, intellectual and developmental disabilities, inter-professional education, program evaluation

Celina Irinea Valencia, DrPH

Latino cancer disparities, obesity and cancer prevention, social and science policy, and positive youth development initiatives

Barry D. Weiss, MD

health literacy, patient-physician communication

Alejandra Zapien Hidalgo, MD, MPH

health disparities, language access, border health issues, minority health