Department Contact Name: Pamela Beavers
Department Contact Email: Pamela.Beavers@osumc.edu
Department: Family Medicine
Lab Manager/Department Contact Phone: 614-293-8007
Preferred Method of Contact: Department Contact Email
Category of research: Clinical
Research Description: Department of Family Medicine research represents ongoing collaboration with other disciplines at the university as well as collaboration with outside institutions. Investigators are evaluating clinical interventions to enhance healthcare screening practices, health literacy, patient compliance with healthcare and communication between patients and providers in conditions such as cancer, hypertension and diabetes. The department's physician expertise and diverse patient population provide a rich environment for such research.
Specific areas of Research Emphasis: Community Research; Heart Disease; Endocrine Disease