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