Francesca Dwamena, MD, MS, FACP, FAACH

Francesca  Dwamena
  • Professor
  • Chair, Department of Medicine
  • Division of General Internal Medicine
  • Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry
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  • Clinician at MSU Specialty Center, Internal Medicine Clinic
  • Clinic Address: 4650 South Hagadorn Road Suite 100, East Lansing, MI 48823
  • Clinic: 517-353-4941
  • Academic Address: 788 Service Road, B427, East Lansing, MI 48823
  • Academic: 517-432-9124

Academic Support Staff: Rebecca Johnson

For clinical appointments and patient-care questions: please contact Internal Medicine Clinic at 517-353-4941


BIO

Dr. Dwamena is a master at using effective communication skills to harness the therapeutic effects of the provider-patient relationship and a leader in teaching others to do the same. She has been principal investigator or co-investigator of several grants including an RO1 from the National Institutes of Mental Health and she has been and author of over 60 papers, chapters and abstracts on health services research and the topic of healthcare communication. She has served on multiple national committees including the Institute of Medicine Committee on Gulf War Syndromes. As an Executive Committee and Board member of AACH, she focused on securing a stimulating, inclusive, and innovative organization that continues to nurture clinicians, teachers, researchers, and patients who are committed to effective communication in healthcare; and developing the next generation of leaders in the field.

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EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATION

Medical School: Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC
Residency: Emory University Affiliated Hospitals, Atlanta, Georgia
Graduate: Master of Science in Epidemiology
Graduate: Certificate in Psychosocial Medicine

Certification:
American Board of Internal Medicine

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