Judith A Savageau MPH
|Title||Research Associate Professor|
|Institution||University of Massachusetts Medical School|
|Department||Family Medicine and Community Health|
|Address||University of Massachusetts Medical School|
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester MA 01655
|Institution||UMMS - School of Medicine|
Judith Savageau, MPH, Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health, is an epidemiologist and biostatistician with over 25 years of experience in a variety of investigations of community-based, public health issues. Her particular interests include the identification of factors related to the utilization of health care and compliance with preventive health measures, especially in the fields of adolescent medicine and maternal and child health. The relationship between these outcomes and the development of interventions to improve the quality of medical care are a focus for future research endeavors – especially as they relate to medical education and faculty development efforts. Ms. Savageau has extensive teaching experience both at the medical school and in the UMass School of Public Health and has mentored dozens of medical students, residents, fellows, graduate students, and junior faculty in a variety of research projects.
Office: Benedict Building, A3-203
Director - UMMS Senior Scholars Program
Yale University School of Medicine/School of Public Health,
Chronic Disease Epidemiology and Biostatistics, MPH, 1980
Northeastern University, Biology, BS, 1977
Member - American Public Health Association
Member - Society for Epidemiologic Research
Member - AcademyHealth
Member - Massachusetts Public Health Association
UMMS Center for Health Policy and Research – affiliated faculty
UMMS Biomedical Computing Committee – committee member
UMMS Fourth Year Curriculum Committee – committee member
UMMS Institutional Review Board / Human Subjects – committee member
Predoctoral Training in Primary Care (HRSA)
Quality Improvement Across the Curriculum (HRSA)
Recruitment and Retention of PCPs at Community Health Centers (AHEC)
Self-Injurious Behavior in American Prisons (CWM)
Center for Health Policy and Research (UMMS/Commonwealth Medicine)
– multiple studies (MA EOHHS, MassHealth, and DMH state funding)
Ms. Savageau has mentored countless second year medical students during their UMMS-sponsored summer research fellowship. She has additionally mentored fourth year medical students participating in the Senior Scholars Program and well as many MPH graduate students, Preventive Medicine Residents, Pediatric Residents and FMCH faculty investigators. Ms. Savageau has taught in the medical school and in the MPH program for many years and had conducted numerous technical seminars andworkshops throughout the UMMS campus in the areas of literature searching, evaluating medical journal articles, writing literature reviews, scientific writing for publication, developing research projects, research methodology, research mentoring, study design and bias, data entry applications, and data analysis.
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