Ana M. Palacio

Professor of Clinical

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Field of Interest: Minority Health and Health Disparities

Dr. Ana M. Palacio is a clinician researcher and epidemiologist who completed the Internal Medicine residency at the University of Miami and a General Medicine Fellowship and Masters in Public Health at Johns Hopkins University. She joined the University of Miami as faculty in 2004. Since then her work has focused on the improvement of clinical outcomes among high risk adults through the implementation of innovative ancillary strategies, such as use of administrative data to identify those at risk, remote health coaching, point of care medication delivery, the collection and use of social determinants of health for risk stratification and prevention and the integration of multilevel data. She is a member of the Miami VA Geriatric Research, Clinical and Education Center. She is a local site PI for the Million Veteran Program and for VA-IMPACT, a multicenter trial that will compare Metformin and usual care at secondary prevention of cardiovascular outcomes. She is the lead evaluator and co-investigator in the U54 Precision Medicine and Health Disparities Collaborative.

She is also Director of a faculty development program: the University of Miami Program in Research Education that coaches junior faculty in the conduction of clinical research.