Division of General Internal Medicine

Division of General Internal Medicine
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Judith A. Long, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine at the Veteran's Administration Medical Center
Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics
Staff Physician, Philadelphia VA Medical Center
Core Faculty, Philadelphia VA Center for Health Equity Promotion and Research
Member, University of Pennsylvania’s Institute for Diabetes, Obesity, and Metabolism and Diabetes Endocrinology Research Center
Director, University of Pennsylvania Master of Science in Health Policy Research
Co-Director, Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

Contact information
1201 Blockley Hall
423 Guardian Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-898-4311
Fax: 215-573-8779
Education:
BA (Biology)
University of Chicago, 1987.
MD
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1993.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Primary Care Internal Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital/University of California, San Francisco, CA, 1993-1994.
Resident in Primary Care Internal Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital/University of California, San Francisco, CA, 1994-1996.
Fellowship, Clinician Educator Internal Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1996-1997.
Fellowship, Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, 1997-1999.
Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine, 1996.
American Board of Internal Medicine, 2006.
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Description of Research Expertise

Dr. Long’s research focuses on social determinants of health and health care especially as they pertain to socioeconomic and racial disparities. Dr. Long assesses these issues in the context of chronic disease, especially diabetes, using established measures to gauge disease specific medical outcomes. Current research has focused on interventions to reduce disparities in health. She recently completed a VA based randomized controlled trial (RCT) of peer mentoring and financial incentives for adults with poorly controlled Type 2 diabetes and is currently the PI for a similar NIDDK-funded clinical RCT which is being implemented in a non VA low-income minority population. Also through a VA Patient Aligned Care Team Demo Lab she recently started a new RCT evaluating if former mentees can be trained to be effective mentors for diabetic veterans.

Description of Clinical Expertise

Dr Long is boarded in and practices general internal medicine.
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Last updated: 11/24/2014
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