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Topic: Chronic disease management

A. Mark Fendrick A. Mark Fendrick, MD

Professor of Health Management and Policy
Phone: (734) 647-9688 E-mail: amfen@umich.edu
Faculty Profile

  • Practicing internist and professor of internal medicine at UM whose interest focuses on the clinical and economic impact of innovative medical interventions.
  • Has published on $40 billion annual price tag of the common cold, cost containment, underutilization of health care services, antibiotic therapy, and ulcers.
  • Studies physician decision-making, prescription drug costs/benefits, consumer-driven health care, and roles of celebrities in public health.
  • Co-director of Consortium for Health Outcomes, Innovation, and Cost Effectiveness Studies (CHOICES) in U-M Health System.

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SPH Faculty Experts for Chronic disease management

Cathleen ConnellCathleen Connell, PhD, MS, BA

Professor in Health Behavior and Health Education
Phone: (734) 647-3189 E-mail: cathleen@umich.edu

  • Expert in dementia caregiving and the psychological and social impact of chronic illness among older adults, particularly Alzheimer's disease.     MORE

A. Mark FendrickA. Mark Fendrick, MD

Professor in Health Management and Policy
Phone: (734) 647-9688 E-mail: amfen@umich.edu

  • Practicing internist and professor of internal medicine at UM whose interest focuses on the clinical and economic impact of innovative medical interventions.     MORE

Rodney HaywardRodney Hayward, MD

Professor in Health Management and Policy
Phone: (734) 647-4844 E-mail: rhayward@umich.edu

  • Current work focuses on quality measurement and improvement for chronic diseases, such as diabetes, hypertension, and heart disease.      MORE

Ken ResnicowKen Resnicow, Ph.D., B.A.

Professor in Health Behavior and Health Education
Phone: (734) 647-0212 E-mail: kresnic@umich.edu

  • Focuses on motivational interviewing in health care settings and peer interventions, and application of chaos and complexity science to behavior change.      MORE

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