Dr. Larry Culpepper

Dr. Larry Culpepper

Professor & Founding Chairman, Department of Family Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine & Boston Medical Center, Boston MA, USA and Editorial Board Member, International Journal of BioSciences and Technology

Dr. Larry Culpepper, MD, MPH, is Professor of Family Medicine and the founding Chairman of the Department of Family Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine.Dr. Culpepper also is Chief of Family Practice at Boston Medical Center.He received his MD degree from Baylor College of Medicine and his MPH degree from Boston University.


An active researcher, Dr. Culpepper has conducted federally funded studies of depression and anxiety, otitis media, and school-based and community interventions to improve pregnancy outcomes and to prevent teen pregnancies. Recently, he served as the principal investigator of an AHRQ funded developmental center for patient safety research devoted to the study of problems affecting low income and minority vulnerable populations in ambulatory care settings, and is a co-investigator of the Primary Care Anxiety Project, a study of the course of anxiety disorders in primary care settings. Dr. Culpepper’s department operates a large hospitalist inpatient service, obstetric and newborn service, and provides leadership to a network of 15 community health centers involving over one million visits annually. It also is responsible for Boston University’s Student Health Service and for the Boston University Medical Center’s Occupational Health Service.


He has served as President of the North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG), and Chairman of the Research Committee of the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM). Dr. Culpepper is a Primary Care Fellow of the federal Health Resources and Services Administration, and has chaired or served as a member of research grant review committees for five NIH and other federal agencies, and has served on six federal expert panels for consensus committees or evidence-based centers. He founded and is the Chairman of the Board of the Rhode Island Public Health Foundation. He is a member of The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance and the Anxiety Disorders Association of America Scientific Advisory Boards. He is the editor of the Primary Care Companion to the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. In 1997 he received the NAPCRG-STFM Career Research Award, and in 1998 was elected to the Institute of Medicine.


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Prabhu Britto Albert,
Apr 24, 2009, 11:52 PM