Daniel Lasser MD, MPH
|Title||Chair and 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
Chairman, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, UMass Memorial Health Care/University of Massachusetts Medical School
Senior Vice President, Center for the Advancement of Primary Care
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State University of New York at Buffalo : MD, 1974
State University of New York at Buffalo : Rotating Medical Internship, 1975
Hennepin County Medical Center (Minneapolis, MN ): Family Practice Residency, 1977
Harvard School of Public Health: MPH (Health Policy and Administration), 1987
Staff Physician, Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center, Worcester, MA
Dr. Lasser's professional interests include:
Health care service delivery to vulnerable populations;
Health workforce development;
Linking medical education and shortage area practice; and
Health management and administration, especially within the public sector
Daniel Lasser is Professor and Chair of the UMass Medical School/UMass Memorial Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, a position he has held since 1998. Dr. Lasser was appointed Senior Vice President for Primary Care in 2006, leading the Center for Advancement of Primary Care; and asked to serve as Interim President of the UMass Memorial Medical Group from 2007-2010. In his ongoing role as Chair and Senior Vice President he leads the UMass Memorial strategic initiative to create Patient-Centered Medical Homes in the system primary care sites, and has been instrumental in the Medical School ranking among the best medical schools for primary care, as well as leading a department which is among the largest and most respected Departments of Family Medicine in the nation.
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