Harris, Drew A., M.D.

Dr. Harris is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences and the Department of Medicine.  His research focus is in community-based participatory research (CBPR), Dissemination & Implementation science and pulmonary health disparities.  With funding from the Chest Foundation, the American Thoracic Society and a NHLBI/NIH K12 Implementation Science Career Development Award, his current research involves studying the impact of a medical-legal partnership on asthma outcomes in disadvantaged communities in central Virginia. In addition, Dr. Harris is building a UVA-Appalachia Pulmonary Program that focuses on improving the respiratory health of a rural, underserved population in Appalachia through community partnerships, telemedicine and CBPR.

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Public Health Sciences, Medical Director Adult Asthma Program, Co-Founder Common-Cause Medical Legal Partnership


BA, Emory University: 1999-2003

MD, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine: 2004-2008

Internal Medicine Residency, Emory University: 2008-2012

Indian Health Service, Tuba City, Arizona: 2012-2014

Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship, Yale University: 2014-2017


P.O. Box 800717
Tel: 434-243-2743
Fax: 434-924-8437
UHW/MSB Room 3220


Asthma disparities, Community-based participatory research (CBPR)

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