FCM Faculty Clinical and Research Interests

Name Clinical and Research Interests

Allison Huff MacPherson, DHEd

substance use and misuse addiction, health disparities, capacity building, rural/indigenous behavioral health, psychosocial assessment, education, and intervention, health education, acculturation and health behaviors

Jeffrey Maudlin, MD

diabetes care, exercise for prevention, sports medicine, faith in medicine, border health issues, global health issues

Craig McClure, MD

medical education, aging, geriatrics, palliative care, end-of-life care

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

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

Uma S. Nair, PhD

nicotine and tobacco dependence interventions, sex hormones and smoking, sexual and gender minorities (SGM) health, physical activity promotion interventions

Chizoba Ngwube, MD, MBA

health policies, health economics, hospital medicine

Wendy Parent-Johnson, PhD, CRC, CESP

disability employment, transition from school to work, health disparities, health care transition, interdisciplinary health science education, workforce development, international employment policy, inclusive education

Tejal M. Parikh, MD

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

Nicole Person-Rennell, MD, MPH

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

Jessie M Pettit, MD

clinical education, clinical practice, breastfeeding, lactation, integrative medicine, health disparities, child health, maternal health

Angela G 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

Atalie Rutherford, MD

diabetes, behavioral health, LGBT care, procedures

Anne M. Ryan, Esq., JD

clinical practice and education, clinical practice, clinical education, legal advocacy, health disparities, refugee health, behavioral health, advance care planning

Jenny Saint Aubyn, MD

hospital medicine, underserved medicine, travel medicine, immigrant health, refugee health, women’s health

George Schatz, MD

integrative medicine, functional medicine

Susan Schembre, PhD, RD

obesity, type 2 diabetes, dietary assessment, health behavior change, mobile health, continuous glucose monitoring

Shana E. Semmens, MD

palliative medicine, women's health, end of life care, maternal child health, health disparities, underserved populations, clinical education, health literacy, quality improvement

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

Janelle Thompson, PsyD

health care disparities, refugee health, immigrant populations, chronic disease management, type 2 diabetes, HIV, chronic lung disease, heart disease, psychosocial factors in gastrointestinal problems, satisfaction in medical and psychology trainees, engagement in medical and psychology trainees, quality of life in medical and psychology trainees

Lynne T. Tomasa, PhD, MSW

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