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About Judith A. Savageau

Judith A. Savageau, MPH, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health who divides her time with the Center for Health Policy and Research. She is the Director of the Senior Scholars Program for 4th year medical students and she also directs the Preventive Medicine / Public Health and Scientific Writing 4th year electives. Her other teaching responsibilities include the Epidemiology and Biostatistics course for 1st year medical students and the required journal clubs in the 3rd year. In addition to her teaching activities, she mentors many medical students, graduate students, residents, and junior faculty members on a number of research grants, program evaluations, and quality improvement projects. She serves as an Epidemiologist and/or Biostatistician on a number of grant-related activities funded through federal, state, and local initiatives. Ms. Savageau earned her graduate degree in chronic disease epidemiology from Yale University School of Public Health and worked both at Boston University Medical Center and the University of Rochester Medical Center before joining the UMass Medical School in 1990.
 
Interests: Maternal and child health, adolescent medicine, primary care prevention, psychosocial epidemiology, disability issues, and the application of research findings to public health and policy development.

Positions

Present Associate Professor, University of Massachusetts Medical School Department of Family Medicine and Community Health
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Present Faculty Consultant, Center for Health Policy and Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School
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Curriculum Vitae


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Honors and Awards

  • Outstanding Community Service Award, Women's Faculty Committee, UMass Medical School (2016)
  • Sarah Stone Excellence in Education Award, Women’s Faculty Committee, UMass Medical School (2008)


Contact Information

Department of Family Medicine and Community Health
University of Massachusetts Medical School
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester, MA 01655
508-856-6535

Center for Health Policy and Research
University of Massachusetts Medical School
333 South Street
Shrewsbury, Massachusetts 01545
508-856-4333

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