Research and Scholarship

The UVA Department of Family Medicine maintains a strong tradition of research and scholarship. Our faculty are active in many areas, including:

  • Evidence-based medicine
  • Maternal and child health
  • Care of refugees and vulnerable populations
  • Sports medicine
  • Behavioral science
  • Practice improvement
  • Medical education/faculty engagement

Administrative Leadership

Fern Hauck, MD, MS, Director of Research. Dr. Hauck serves as the leader of the Research Division and coordinates the Department efforts at developing publishable scholarly work, both as original research and refined research, including systematic reviews and meta-analyses.

Lisa Rollins, PhD , Fellowship Program Director, has extensive experience in both curriculum development and in the evaluation of teaching methods. Dr. Rollins will lead both the educational and evaluation divisions of the Center. This will include the designing of courses that will offer high-quality “evidence-based” CME to practicing clinicians in Virginia.