Kathleen M. Fairfield, MD, MPH, DrPH - Internal Medicine

Kathleen M. Fairfield, MD, MPH, DrPH - Internal Medicine

Dr. Kathleen M. Fairfield reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Dr. Fairfield is the Associate Chief of Medicine at the Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine. She is also an Assistant Professor in Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine and an Assistant Professor in Clinical and Translational Science at Tufts University in Boston, Massachusetts.

Education and Training

MD: Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, 1993

Internship in Internal Medicine: Beth Israel Hospital, Boston, MA, 1993–1996

Fellowship: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, 1996–1998

MPH: Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, 1998

Research Fellow in Cancer Prevention: Dana Farber Cancer Institute-National Cancer Institute Education Program in Cancer Prevention, Boston, MA, 1999–2000

DrPH in Nutrition and Epidemiology: Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, 2000

Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine

Academic Appointments

Assistant Professor in Clinical and Translational Science, Tufts University, Boston, MA, 2013–present

Assistant Professor in Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, 2009–present

University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT

  • Assistant Professor in Medicine, 2003–2009
  • Clinical Instructor in Medicine, 2002–2003

Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 1998–2002

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Kathleen M. Fairfield, MD, MPH, DrPH - Internal Medicine