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Department of Family, Community & Preventive Medicine Research

Department faculty members have performed research dealing with humanistic approaches to patient care, medical ethics, and the application of information technology to the community-based student out-patient experience.

Medical Humanities Division Research

The division has been involved in a number of grant-funded projects in medical ethics and in medicine and spirituality. Activities have focused on developing innovative teaching methodologies in medical ethics, including standardized patient encounters and computer-based learning, and on developing a curriculum in medicine and spirituality.

Medical Informatics Division Research

Division research focuses on enhancing the effectiveness of information technology in primary care settings. Particular interests include mobile wireless applications for care delivery, and the development of software applications in primary care education.

Biostatistics and Epidemiology Division Research

Faculty from the Biostatistics and Epidemiology division provide consulting services to researchers throughout the institution and serve on the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee.

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Medical students during a family medicine rotation at Drexel University College of Medicine.