Family Medicine

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Program Director

  • Deborah Streletz, MD

    Program Director

    Family Medicine

    Medical School: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

    Residency Training: Texas A&M Health Science Center, Scott&White Memorial Hospital

    Areas of Interest: Hospital Medicine, Geriatrics, Cultural Competency, Community Medicine

Associate Program Director

  • Kenneth Ballou, MD

    Associate Program Director

    Family Medicine

    Medical School: Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, California

    Residency Training: Family Medicine, Malcolm Grow USAF Medical Center, Andrews AFB, Maryland

    Areas of Interest: Hospital Medicine, Clinical education of medical students

Core Faculty

  • Andrew Alexander, MD

    Core Faculty

    Family Medicine

    Medical School: University of Southern California (Keck)

    Residency Training: Internal Medicine at LAC/USC; Family Medicine at UT Health Science, Houston

    Areas of Interest: Hospital Medicine, Outpatient surgical procedures

  • Paul Lyons, MD

    Senior Associate Dean, Medical Education UCR/SOM

    Family Medicine

    Medical School: Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

    Residency Training: University of Minnesota, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Minneapolis

    Fellowships: Institute for Urban Family Health, Faculty Development Fellowship, New York, New York

    Areas of Interest: Curriculum planning, faculty development and evaluation, faculty recruitment and appointment, and student progress and promotion.

  • Afshin Zandpour, MD

    Core Faculty

    Family Medicine

    Medical School: Ross University, North Brunswick Township, New Jersey

    Residency Training: Family Medicine, St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center, Syracuse, New York

    Areas of Interest: Evidence based medicine, quality assurance utilization and community medicine.

  • Muhammad Arif, MD

    Core Faculty

    Family Medicine

    Medical School: King Edward Medical University, Lahore Pakistan

    Residency Training: Family Practice, Aultman Hospital, Canton, Ohio General Surgery, University of Punjab General Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland Cardiology, ENT, Surgery, Pulmonary Medicine, King Edward Medical University

    Areas of Interest & Research: In addition to his interests in general areas of family practice, Arif won first prize for a research project on the "Effect of White Coat on Patient's Perception." He also participated in research on the impact of electronic health record (EHR) implementation in an ambulatory primary care setting on family medicine education.