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Paul Pirraglia, MD, MPH

Department of Medicine
Division of General Medicine and Community Health

Departmental/Divisional Leadership Roles

  • Division Chief, General Medicine and Community Health, Department of Medicine

Education and Training

  • Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
    Fellowship, General Internal Medicine (2001-2003)
  • Brown Medical School/Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI
    Residency, General Internal Medicine (1998-2001)
  • Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA
    M.P.H. (2001-2003)
  • Weill Cornell Medicine, Cornell University, New York, NY
    M.D. (honors in Research) (1994-1998)
  • Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
    B.A., Psychology (1985-1989)

Scholarly Foci

  • Primary care
  • Health service research
  • Overlap of medical conditions and mental health
  • Social determinants of health

Professional Societies and Leadership Roles

  • Society of General Internal Medicine
    • Member (2001-present)
    • New England Region
      • President (2009-2010)
      • President-Elect (2008-2009)
    • Board of Regional Leaders
      • Member
    • SGIM New England Regional Meeting
      • Scientific Abstract Review Committee
        • Chair (2008)
        • Co-Chair (2007)
        • Abstract Reviewer (2005-2007)
  • American College of Physicians
    • Member (1999-2003)

Significant Honors and Awards (Limit 5)

  • Beckwith Family Award for Outstanding Teaching, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI (2012)
  • Special Contribution Award for Serious Mental Illness Primary Care Clinic, Providence VA Medical Center (2009)
  • Preceptorship Award, Rhode Island Hospital, Miriam Hospital, and Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University (2004)
  • Physician-Scientist Fellowship, American Psychosomatic Society (2004)
  • Melvin D. Hoffman Scholar Award for Research, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI (2001)

Contact Information

Department of Medicine
Division of General Medicine and Community Health
759 Chestnut Street
Springfield, MA 01199
413-794-0169
paul.pirraglia@baystatehealth.org