Lori Bastian

Lori Bastian

MD, MPH

Professor of Internal Medicine (General Medicine); Section Chief of General Internal Medicine VA Connecticut Healthcare System; Director, Pain Research, Informatics, Multimorbidities, and Education (PRIME) Center

Dr. Bastian is Professor of Internal Medicine and Chief of General Internal Medicine for the VA Connecticut Healthcare System. She is also Director of the Pain Research, Informatics, Multimorbidities, and Education (PRIME) Center, an interdisciplinary group that studies the complex interactions between pain and associated chronic disease and behavioral health factors, and develops and implements efficacious interventions to reduce unnecessary pain and suffering and overall disease burden. Her interests are in clinical decision support, women’s health, and smoking cessation.