Edward F. Ellerbeck, M.D., MPH

Chair, Preventive Medicine & Public Health
Professor
Director, Cancer Control and Population Health, KU Cancer Center
Director, Clinical and Translational Research Education Center, Frontiers CTSA


Education and Training

University of Missouri at Kansas City: Bachelor of Arts, Biology
University of Missouri at Kansas City: Doctorate of Medicine
UMKC Affiliated Hospitals: Residency, Internal Medicine
Johns Hopkins University: Master of Public Health, Epidemiology
Johns Hopkins University: Residency, Preventive Medicine
Johns Hopkins University: Fellowship, General Internal Medicine


Research Interests

Redesign of clinical practice to improve delivery of preventive health services and management of chronic illness.

My research focuses on improving primary care delivery and delivery of preventive services with a particular focus on tobacco control, cancer screening, diabetes management, and cardiovascular health.


Teaching

My teaching addresses the intersection of public health and clinical practice. I work with students to move beyond focusing on one patient at a time and help them look at health related problems from a population perspective. I work with them to identify systems-level factors that influence health. I seek to engage students in practical examples of practice-based learning and improvement and show them how they can apply scientific principles to improving health within their own practice or community.

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Last modified: Dec 23, 2013

Edward F. Ellerbeck, M.D., MPH

Contact

Edward F. Ellerbeck, M.D., MPH
Chair, Preventive Medicine & Public Health
Professor
Director, Cancer Control and Population Health, KU Cancer Center
Director, Clinical and Translational Research Education Center, Frontiers CTSA

Department of Preventive Medicine & Public Health
Mailstop 1008
3901 Rainbow Blvd., Kansas City, KS 66160

P: 913-588-2775
F: 913-588-2780
eellerbe@kumc.edu

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