Advancing care through research in Hershey, Pa.
Our research seeks advance clinical care and quality improvement to improve the health of individuals, families and the broader community.
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Newest Research Faculty
Aleksandra Zgierska, MD, PhD, DFASAM, Department of Family and Community Medicine Vice Chair for Research
Aleksandra Zgierska, MD, PhD, DFASAM
Vice Chair for Research
She is a family medicine and addiction medicine physician whose work blends primary and specialty addiction care with education and research centered on reducing opioid-related harm, and comes to Hershey from the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health.
David Rabago, MD
Vice Chair for Faculty Development
Dr. David Rabago is the Department of Family and Community Medicine’s new vice chair for faculty development.
He is a family medicine physician who maintains a full-spectrum continuity and teaching practice with research that focuses on assessing prolotherapy for chronic musculoskeletal pain and on nasal saline irrigation for upper respiratory conditions. He comes to Hershey from the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health.
David Rabago, MD, Department of Family and Community Medicine Vice Chair for Faculty Development
Jennifer Moss, PhD, MSPH, Assistant Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine
Jennifer Moss, PhD, MSPH
In addition, she will develop and test a package of materials to promote self-sampling for cervical and colorectal cancer screening among women in underserved communities in Pennsylvania. The findings from this research can improve cancer detection among people experiencing elevated rates of cervical and colorectal cancer.
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Siddhartha “Sid” Roy, DrPH, MPH
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Siddhartha Roy, DrPH, MPH, Department of Family and Community Medicine Assistant Professor
Susan Veldheer, DEd, RD, Department of Family and Community Medicine Assistant Professor
Susan Veldheer, DEd, RD
She recently led a gardening intervention at the Hershey Community garden to improve dietary intake of fruits and vegetables among patients with risk-factors for cardiovascular disease.
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Robert Lennon, MD, JD, FAAFP
He also studies point-of-care ultrasound efficacy and in-field training on humanitarian missions and is collaborating with partners to study health characteristics of Amazon River basin populations.
Robert Lennon, MD, JD, FAAFP, Department of Family and Community Medicine Associate Professor
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