Arshiya Baig
Section of General Internal Medicine
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Referring Physician Access Line: 1-877-DOM-2730


BA1998Northwestern University, Evanston, ILChemistry and Spanish
MD2002Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 
MPH2002Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 
Residency2005University of MichiganInternal Medicine Residency
Fellowship2008UCLA Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program  

Academic Interests

Dr. Baig's main research interests are in mitigating health disparities in Latino populations. Her work to date has focused on: 1) using community-based participatory research methods to improve healthcare delivery to low-income minority communities; and 2) designing and evaluating church-based diabetes interventions to improve outcomes among Latinos; 3) formulating ways to use health information technology to address diabetes disparities; and 4) assessing services for Latino patients at community health centers.

Representative Publications

  1. Monay V, Mangione CM, Sorrell-Thompson A, Baig AA. Services delivered by faith-community nurses to individuals with elevated blood pressure. Public Health Nurs. 2010 Nov-Dec;27(6):537-43
  2. Baig AA, Wilkes AE, Davis AM, Peek ME, Huang ES, Bell DS, Chin MH. The use of quality improvement and health information technology approaches to improve diabetes outcomes in African American and Hispanic patients. Med Care Res Rev. 2010 Oct;67(5 Suppl):163S-197S.
  3. Baig A, Escarce J. Diagnosing diabetes in disadvantaged populations: the role of social participation. J Health Serv Res Policy. 2010 Oct;15(4):223-8.
  4. Baig AA, Mangione CM, Sorrell-Thompson AL, Miranda JM. A randomized community-based intervention trial comparing faith community nurse referrals to telephone-assisted physician appointments for health fair participants with elevated blood pressure. J Gen Intern Med. 2010 Jul;25(7):701-9.
  5. Baig AA, Heisler M. The Influence of Patient Race and Socioeconomic Status and Resident Physician Gender and Specialty on Preventive Screening. Semin Med Pract. 2008 Jan 1;11:27-35.

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