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, MD., MPH, is an Associate Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine and Research Director at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California. Following medical school, Dr. Menchine completed residencies in Internal and Emergency Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles. Stimulated by his clinical observations on the social and policy determinants of disease, Dr. Menchine pursued a Health Services Research Fellowship through the department of emergency medicine at UCLA. During this fellowship he was awarded and F32 grant from the AHRQ and completed a Masters in Public Health. In 2009, Dr. Menchine joined the faculty at the Keck School and works clinically in the emergency department at the LAC+USC hospital. LAC+USC is the nation’s academic hospital and serves a predominantly low income, Latino community. Dr. Menchine’s research interests center on integrating solutions for chronic disease into acute care settings with an emphasis on under-served, low-income patients with limited access to comprehensive medical care. Specifically, he has lead several studies examining strategies to improve the identification and care of patients with HIV and/or diabetes. Dr. Menchine has received funding to support his studies from AHRQ, California Policy Research Center, California HIV/AIDS Research Program, McKesson Foundation, California Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians and Gilead Sciences.
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