Leonard E.  Egede MD, MS's portrait

Leonard E. Egede MD, MS

Allen H. Johnson Endowed Chair and Professor
Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, SC

About Leonard E. Egede MD, MS

Dr. Egede is the Allen H. Johnson Endowed Chair and a tenured Professor of Medicine in the Division of General of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics at the Medical University of South Carolina. He is the Director of the MUSC Center for Health Disparities Research and the Director of the VA HSR&D Research Enhancement Award Program – Center for Disease Prevention and Health Interventions for Diverse Populations. Dr. Egede is a general internist and health services researcher and has participated and led research projects designed to understand racial/ethnic variations in health care. His expertise is in the interplay among psychosocial factors, race/ethnicity, and health outcomes for chronic diseases, and development and testing of interventions to improve health behaviors in ethnic minorities with chronic medical and mental conditions. He is PI or Co-PI on 4 VA merit proposals, 1 NIH R01 and 1 DoD grant and has authored over 115 original peer reviewed publications related to psychosocial influences on health and racial/ethnic differences in health outcomes in a variety of peer-reviewed journals. He is a standing member of the NIH scientific review study section – the Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health Study Section. In addition, he regularly serves as an ad hoc reviewer for NIH special emphasis panels in the areas of diabetes, mental health service delivery and ethnic disparities. He currently serves as a Deputy Editor for the Journal of General Internal Medicine and is on the editorial board of Current Diabetes Reviews. He is also a member of The National Advisory Committee (NAC) of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Faculty Scholars program.

Financial Disclosures for Leonard E. Egede MD, MS

EndocrineWeb, a Vertical Health, LLC website, is committed to ensuring that the medical information it presents is accurate, balanced, objective, and trustworthy.

To help achieve this goal, EndocrineWeb requires all authors, editors, and reviewers to disclose any financial relationships or affiliations they have with companies whose products or services may be mentioned in the content they author, edit, or review.

The intent of this policy is to identify any perceived, potential, or real conflicts of interest so that readers can make their own judgments about the value of information being presented.

Author's Statement

I, the undersigned, declare that neither I nor members of my immediate family have a financial interests or affiliation with commercial companies whose products and / or services may be mentioned in the materials I have authored, edited or reviewed for presentation on Vertical Health, LLC’s websites.
There are no disclosures for this author
SHOW MAIN MENU
SHOW SUB MENU