Marshall Chin
Section of General Internal Medicine
Professor of Medicine
Richard Parrillo Family Professor in Healthcare Ethics; Co-Director, General Internal Medicine Research
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AB1985Harvard CollegeHistory and Science
MD1989University of California, San Francisco 
Residency1992Brigham and Women's HospitalInternal Medicine
Fellowship1994Harvard Medical SchoolGeneral Internal Medicine
MPH1994Harvard School of Public HealthPublic Health

Academic Interests

Dr. Chin investigates how to improve the care and outcomes of vulnerable patients with chronic disease. Current projects improve diabetes care in community health centers and assess treatment preferences of older persons with diabetes.

Clinical Interests

General internal medicine.

Representative Publications

  1. Chin MH, Cook S, Drum ML, Jin L, Guillen M, Humikowski CA, Koppert J, Harrison JF, Lippold S, Schaefer CT. Improving diabetes care in Midwest community health centers with the Health Disparities Collaborative. Diabetes Care 2004;27:2-8
  2. Chin MH, Humikowski CA. When is risk stratification by race or ethnicity justified in medical care? Acad Med 2002; 77:202-208.
  3. Chin MH, Muramatsu N. What is the quality of quality of medical care measures?: Rashomon-like relativism and real-world applications. Perspectives in Biology and Medicine 2003; 46:5-20.
  4. Chin MH, Cook S, Jin L, Drum ML, Harrison JF, Koppert J, Thiel F, Harrand AG, Schaefer CT, Takashima HT, Chiu SC. Barriers to providing diabetes care in community health centers. Diabetes Care 2001; 24:268-274.
  5. Chin MH, Zhang JX, Merrell K. Diabetes in the African-American Medicare population: morbidity, quality of care, and resource utilization. Diabetes Care 1998; 21:1090-1095.

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