Core Team

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Steven Bernstein, MD

Professor of Emergency Medicine and Public Health (Health Policy)

Vice Chair, Academic Affairs

Dr. Bernstein develops screening and treatment interventions for tobacco users in the hospital settings, and programs to train providers in tobacco control.

He also has strong interests in implementation science, and is the founding Director of the Yale Center for Implementation Science.

He is currently studying the efficacy of a brief counseling intervention, nicotine replacement therapy, a telephone quitline service, and an SMS texting program in helping adult smokers in the emergency...

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Leslie Curry, PhD, MPH

Professor of Public Health (Health Policy and Management)

Associate Director Patient Centered Outcomes Research Training Program Yale-CORE

Lecturer, Yale College

Associate Director Yale Scholars in Implementation Science Training Program

Leslie Curry, PhD, MPH, is a professor in Health Policy and Management at the Yale School of Public Health, lecturer in Yale College, Associate Director of the Yale Scholars in Implementation Science Program, Associate Director of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Training Program at Yale Center for Outcomes Research, and core faculty at the Yale Global Health Leadership Initiative. Leslie’s research focuses on management, culture and organizational performance in diverse health care...

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Luke Davis, MD

Associate Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

Associate Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine)

I am a pulmonary/critical care physician and epidemiologist seeking to improve diagnostic evaluation and case finding for tuberculosis (TB) using translational research and implementation science. 

I teach a graduate course on implementation science and mentor master's and doctoral students at the Yale School of Public Health. I lead a Fogarty research training program on TB and other pulmonary complications of HIV/AIDS in Uganda.

I attend in the Medical Intensive Care Unit and the Winchester TB...

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David Fiellin, MD

Professor of Medicine (General Medicine), of Emergency Medicine, and of Public Health

Professor, Investigative Medicine

Director, Yale Program in Addiction Medicine

Director, Health Services and Research Core, Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS (CIRA), School of Public Health

Dr. Fiellin has focused his scholarly work on the interface between primary care, HIV and addiction. He is a primary care internist Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Addiction Medicine.  He serves as the inaugural Director of the Yale Program in Addiction Medicine. He conducts research on the transfer of treatment strategies, including opioid agonist maintenance with methadone and buprenorphine, from specialized settings to office-based, primary care, Emergency Department and HIV...

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Marcella Nunez-Smith, MD, MHS

Associate Professor of Medicine (General Medicine) and of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

Director, Equity Research and Innovation Center

Director, Center for Research Engagement

Core Faculty, National Clinician Scholars Program

Deputy Director of Health Equity Research and Workforce Development, Yale Center for Clinical Investigation

Director, Yale-Commonwealth Fund Fellowship

Dr. Nunez-Smith, MD, MHS, is an Associate Professor at the Yale School of Medicine, Associate Professor at the Yale School of Public Health, Director of the Equity Research and Innovation Center, Director of the Center for Research Engagement, Core Faculty in the National Clinician Scholars Program, and Deputy Director at the Yale Center for Clinical Investigation. Dr. Nunez-Smith’s research focuses on promoting healthcare equity for vulnerable populations with an emphasis on healthcare...

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Nancy Redeker, RN, FAHA, FAAN(Nursing)

Beatrice Renfield Term Professor of Nursing and Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary)

Director, Biobehavioral Laboratory, Yale School of Nursing

Principal Investigator/Director, Yale Center for sleep Disturbance in Acute & Chronic Conditions

Nancy Redeker, MSN, PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN is the Beatrice Renfield Term Professor of Nursing at Yale School of Nursing and holds an appointment in the Yale Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine. Her research focuses on the contributions of sleep and sleep disorders to quality of life and functional outcomes among people with chronic conditions and the efficacy and effectiveness of behavioral interventions to improve sleep and sleep-related outcomes, as...

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Mona Sharifi, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Mahnoosh (Mona) Sharifi, MD, MPH is a general pediatrician and health services researcher in the Section of General Pediatrics. She completed residency in the Boston Combined Residency Program in Pediatrics and fellowship in the Harvard Pediatric Health Services Research Fellowship Program, through which she obtained her MPH at the Harvard School of Public Health. Her research is focused on improving decision-making in pediatric primary care to promote health behavior change, prevent chronic...

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June-Marie Weiss

Project Manager

Research Associate 3, HSS

Project Director

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Ann Criscuolo

Sr Admin Asst Emergency Med

Section of Research; Clinical Informatics Program Coordinator

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Director – Steven L. Bernstein, MD
Office phone: 203-737-3574

Manager – June Weiss, MA, MEd
Office phone: 203-737-3582