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Dr. Hashibe's Research Award

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Dr. Yoon's RECOVER study

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VPR COVID

 

 

 

 

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The Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research (BRIMR) ranked DFPM #2 in NIH funding among other departments of Family Medicine in 2020 for the second consecutive year.

The mission of the Department of Family & Preventive Medicine research is to expand the possibilities of health through discovering the determinants of health and developing evidence to improve health.

The department primarily focuses on these research areas:

    • Global Health
    • Health Professions Workforce
    • Primary Care Research
    • Quality Improvement in Health Care
    • Health Disparities
    • Infection Prevention
    • Cancer Epidemiology & Prevention
    • Reproductive & Women's Health
    • Occupational Health
    • Environmental Health
    • Life Course Epidemiology & Health
    • Emergency Preparedness & Disaster
    • Substance Abuse
Mia Hashibe, PhD

Mia Hashibe, PhD

Professor
Acting Vice Chair for Research
Acting Chair, Research & Scholarship Committee
Acting Director, DFPM Health Studies Funds
Director of Research and Practice, Public Health

Joseph B. Stanford, MD, MSPH, CFCMC

Joseph B. Stanford, MD, MSPH, CFCMC

Professor
Vice Chair for Research
Chair, Research & Scholarship Committee
Director, DFPM Health Studies Funds
Sabbatical Leave 2021 - 2022

 

Melanie Steiner-Sherwood, PhD

Melanie Steiner-Sherwood, PhD

Director, Research & Scholarship