Division of General Internal Medicine

Division of General Internal Medicine
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Brian David Work, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Clinical Site Director and Volunteer Physician, Bridging the Gaps Clinical Program, Streetside Health Clinic, Prevention Point Philadelphia
Clinic Co-Director and Volunteer Attending, United Community Clinic, First African Presbyterian Church, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Senior Fellow, Center For Public Health Initiatives, University of Pennsylvania
Chair, Board of Directors, Prevention Point Philadelpha
MPH Faculty, MPH Program, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Department of General Internal Medicine
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
51 N. 39th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-9436
Fax: 215-243-3208
BA (Biology)
Swarthmore College, 1989.
University California Berkeley School of Public Health, 2001.
University of California Davis School of Medicine, 2001.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Internal Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2001-2002.
Resident in Internal Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2002-2004.
American Board of Internal Medicine, 2011.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Dr. Work focuses on community outreach, community public health, and providing free and low-cost care out in the community. He also has extensive experience in substance abuse treatment and research and in Harm Reduction. Prevention Point Philadelphia is a leader in Harm Reduction practice and education, including opioid overdose reversal and the provision of Naloxone to first responders, drug users and families of drug users.

He co-directs, attends and teaches at the free student-run United Community Clinic at First African Presbyterian Church in West Philadelphia.

He also attends and teaches at the free Streetside Health Clinic at Prevention Point Philadelphia where he is Chair of the Board and is the Clinical Site Director for the Bridging the Gaps program.
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Last updated: 04/28/2016
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