Michael P. Pignone, MD, MPH, FACP - Internal Medicine

Michael P. Pignone, MD, MPH, FACP - Internal Medicine

Dr. Michael P. Pignone reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Dr. Pignone is the Department Chair of Medicine at the University of Texas Dell Medical School in Austin, Texas.

Education and Training

MD: University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, 1993

Residency in Primary Care Internal Medicine: University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, 1993–1996

MPH in Epidemiology: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, 1996–1998

Fellowship: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, 1996–1998

Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine

Academic Appointments

University of Texas Dell Medical School, Austin, TX:

  • Chair of the Department of Medicine, 2016–Present
  • Professor of Medicine, 2016–Present

Director, University of North Carolina Institute for Health Care Quality Improvement, Chapel Hill, NC, 2013–2016

Visiting Professor, University of Sydney School of Public Health, Sydney, Australia, 2010

University of North Carolina, Division of General Internal Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC:

  • Professor of Medicine, 2009–2016
  • Chief, 2007–2016
  • Chief, Section on Ambulatory Care, 2006
  • Associate Professor, 2004–2009
  • Associate Chief, 2003–2006
  • Assistant Professor, 1998–2004

Lecturer in Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC, 2005–2016

Director, University of North Carolina Center for Excellence in Chronic Illness Care, Chapel Hill, NC, 2003–2016

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Michael P. Pignone, MD, MPH, FACP - Internal Medicine