Michele Heisler

Professor of Internal Medicine, Medical School


Dr. Heisler’s research centers on patient self-management of chronic illnesses, patient-doctor relations, and disparities in processes and outcomes in chronic illnesses. Her work also focuses on behavioral interventions and implementation research, with emphases on looking at health system design and ways to enable peer support and create better linkages between primary care and community resources. She is also deeply interested in issues of health and human rights.

M.D., Harvard University; M.P.A., Princeton University; B.A., American Studies, Amherst College; B.A., Spanish, Amherst College