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Jeanne FerranteJeanne Ferrante, MD, MPH
Professor
Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Research Division
Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
112 Paterson Street, Room 452
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Phone: 848-932-0211
Fax: 732-932-1451
jeanne.ferrante@rutgers.edu                  

Dr. Ferrante is a family physician and health services researcher in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. She is Director of the New Jersey Primary Care Research Network, member of the Cancer Control and Prevention Program at Cancer Institute of New Jersey, member of New Jersey Institute for Food, Nutrition, and Health, and associate member of the Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research. Prior to joining Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in 2007, she was an Associate Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at New Jersey Medical School from 2001-2007, Associate Professor at University of South Florida College of Medicine from 1994-2000, and Major in the United States Air Force from 1990-1994. Dr. Ferrante has over 40 awards for teaching, research, and clinical activity, including Top Doctors and The Best Doctors in America. She has served on grant review panels of the National Cancer Institute, American Cancer Society, and Bureau of Health Professions, Department of Health and Human Services. Dr. Ferrante has been a member of the New Jersey Obesity Prevention Task Force and the New Jersey Task Force on Prevention, Early Detection and Treatment of Cancer in New Jersey. She currently acts as a member of the Editorial Boards for the Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine and Family Medicine and Community Health. Dr. Ferrante’s research focuses on obesity, gut microbiome, cancer control, and the role of primary care in improving health outcomes and decreasing disparities.

 

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