Dr. Tobin's research and academic efforts focus on chronic pain management, opioid safety, prescription drug abuse, quality improvement, medical education, and primary care.
Extensive Research Description
Dr. Tobin has written extensively for the Cortlandt Forum Medical Journal as one their medical editors, and is currently spearheading a quality improvement project at the Chase Outpatient Center. This project uses Practice Improvement Modules developed by the American Board of Internal Medicine to improve the care delivery for patients with hypertension who are followed by the housestaff at the clinic. In addition, Dr. Tobin is collaborating with colleagues to develop and evaluate the utility of a chronic pain management clinic in the primary care setting.
- D.Tobin. Chronic Pain Management-Opioid Therapy. In: Rosenbaum JR, Hay S, Whitman LW, eds. Yale Office-based Medicine Curriculum, Volume 4, 8th edition. New Haven, CT: Yale 2014.
- W.Becker, D.Tobin, D.Fiellin. Non-medical use of opioid analgesics obtained directly from physicians: prevalence and correlates. Archives of Internal Medicine 2011;171(11):1034-1036.
- Federman DG, Kravetz JD, Tobin DG, Ma F, Kirsner RS. Full body skin examinations. The patient's perspective. Arch Dermatol. 2004 140:530-534.