Liana Fraenkel MD, MPH

Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology); Section Chief of Rheumatology, CT Veterans Administration Medical Center

Departments & Organizations

Yale Medical Group

Office of Student ResearchInternal Medicine: Rheumatology

Research Interests

Epidemiology; provision of health services in rheumatic disease more...


  • B.S., McGill University, 1986
  • M.D., McGill University, 1990
  • M.P.H., Boston University, 1997

Selected Publications

  • Fraenkel L, Peters E, Charpentier P, Olsen B, Errante L, Schoen RT, Reyna V. A decision tool to improve the quality of care in rheumatoid arthritis. Arthritis Care Res 2012; Mar 5. doi: 10.1002/acr.21657.
  • Fraenkel L, Street, Jr, RL, Towle V, O’Leary JR, Iannone, L, Van Ness PH, Fried, TR. A pilot randomized controlled trial of a decision support tool to improve the quality of communication and decision making in patients with prevalent atrial fibrillation. J Am Geriatr Soc [in press].
  • Peters E, Hart S, Fraenkel L. Informing patients: The influence of numeracy, framing, and format of side-effect information on risk perceptions. Med Decis Making [in press].



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