Population Health and Medical Science Committee

Reports to:

Board of Regents


Develop and disseminate advice to improve the health of individuals and populations; and promote high value care based on the best available evidence on the determinants of health, including but not limited to genetic variability, environment, and lifestyle.

Composition (12)

Chair, who is an ACP member physician; Vice Chair, and 10 members, one of which is a public member.

Disclosure of Interest

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One-year, renewable up to three times for a total of four years, unless additional time is approved by the Chair, BOR.

2022-23 Members

Linda L. Humphrey, MD, MACP, Chair
Professor of Medicine; Public Health and Preventive Medicine: Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology OHSU
Portland, OR
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Adam J. Obley, MD, FACP, Vice Chair
Associate Professor of Medicine, OHSU
Associate Chief of Staff for Community Care
VA Portland Health Care System
Portland, OR
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Elie A. Akl, MD, FACP
Associate Professor of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine/ Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Population Health at the Department of Epidemiology and Population Health
American University of Beirut
Riad-el-Solh, Beirut, Lebanon
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Andrew S. Dunn, MD, MPH, SFHM, MACP
Chief, Division of Hospital Medicine
Mount Sinai Health System, NY
Montebello, NY
Specialties: Internal Medicine, Hospital Medicine

Mary Ann Forciea, MD, MACP
Clinical Associate Professor
University of PA Medical Center
Philadelphia, PA
Specialties: Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine

Devan L. Kansagara, MD, FACP
Associate Professor of Medicine
VA Portland Health Care System
Portland, OR
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Janet A. Jokela, MD, MACP (Treasurer)
Professor and Head Dept. of Medicine, and Acting Regional Dean
University of Illinois College of Medicine at Urbana Champaign
Urbana, IL
Specialties: Infectious Disease, Internal Medicine

Rachael Lee, MD, MSPH
UAB Healthcare Epidemiologist
Associate Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL
Specialty: Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine

Maura Marcucci, MD, MSc
Assistant Professor, Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact
McMaster University
Hamilton, ON, Canada
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Matthew C. Miller, MD, FACP
Clinical Professor of Medicine
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Gladwyne, PA
Specialties: Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine

Mark P. Tschanz, DO, FACP (Governor)
Program Director
Naval Medical Center San Diego
San Diego, CA
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Ray Haeme
Public Panel Member
Granite Falls, NC

Staff Liaison: Amir Qaseem, aqaseem@acponline.org