Barbara Turner, MD, MSED, MACP
Office: (323) 409-3823
Barbara Turner: Barbara Turner, MD, MSED, MACP is a Clinical Professor of Medicine and a practicing general internist with over 30 years of experience in health disparities research and community-partnered research. In 2010, she established the Center for Research to Advance Community Health (ReACH) as a partnership between the University of Texas (UT) Health San Antonio and the UT School of Public Health (UTSPH). Her research has focused on health disparities through administrative database studies, randomized trials, and implementation & dissemination projects. She has been principal investigator (PI) on four federal- and state-funded projects to implement Hepatitis C Virus screening and management in diverse primary care practices. Dr. Turner has over 175 peer-reviewed publications and editorials from research funded by the NIH, the Agency for Health Care Research and Quality (AHRQ), Robert Wood Johnson (RWJ) Foundation, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, and the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). Dr. Turner has served as Regent of the American College of Physicians (ACP) and President of the Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM). In addition to working with the Gehr Center, Dr. Turner edits the Internal Medicine volume of Dynamed, an online medical textbook.