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photo Kathleen M. McTigue, MD, MPH, MS

Associate Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology

Director, Clinical Scientist Track, Internal Medicine Residency

Associate Director for Research, International Scholars Track, Internal Medicine Residency

Email: mctiguekm@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4843

Contact
Office: 230 McKee Place
Suite 600
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
 
Phone: 412-692-4843
Fax:
E-mail: mctiguekm@upmc.edu
Administrative Assistant:
Annamarie Turner
Address: 230 McKee Place
Suite 600
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Email: turnera@upmc.edu
Phone: 412-692-2659
Fax: 412-692-4838
Education and Training
Education
BS, University of Notre Dame, 1989
MS, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1992
MD, MPH, University of Connecticut, 1996
Training
Residency in Internal Medicine, University of Colorado, Denver, 1999
Residency in Preventive Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 2002
Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 2002
Research Interest
Dr. McTigue joined the University of Pittsburgh faculty in 2002. She is trained in internal medicine, preventive medicine, and public health and has joint appointments in Medicine, Epidemiology and Clinical/Translational Science. Her research interests are in the prevention of chronic disease, with focuses on obesity, women's health, and information technology. Dr. McTigue has considered both evidence-based clinical medicine and public health approaches to escalating U.S. weight trends. She led the development, implementation and evaluation of the first online adaptation of the Diabetes Prevention Program’s lifestyle intervention. This work uses technology to bring evidence-based self-management support to primary care patients. Dr. McTigue's work on improving the quality of patient care extends to a focus on the development of infrastructure for supporting pragmatic, patient-centered clinical research, via the PaTH Clinical Data Research Network, a member of the National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network (PCORnet).
Educational Interest
Dr. McTigue is the course directors for CLRES 2010, Clinical Research Methods, a core course of the Institute for Clinical Research Education. She is the Director of the Clinical Scientist Track and Associate Director for Research for the International Scholars Track for Internal Medicine Residents.
Publications
For my complete bibliography, Click Here.
Sponsored Research/Activities
Title: Minding GOALS: An Internet-Assisted Mind-Body-Behavior Program for Blood Pressure Control
Role: Co-Principal Investigator
Funding Agency: National Heart, Lung, & Blood Institute
Grant Number: R34 HL123500
Start Year: 2015
End Year: 2018
Title: A PaTH Toward a Learning Health System for the Mid-Atlantic Region
Role: Co-Principal Investigator
Funding Agency: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
Start Year: 2015
End Year: 2018
Title: PCORnet Bariatric Surgery
Role: Co-Principal Investigator
Funding Agency: Group Health Cooperative
Start Year: 2015
End Year: 2017
Title: Aspirin Dosing: A Patient-Centric Trial Assessing Benefits and Long-Term Effectiveness (ADAPTABLE)
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding Agency: Duke University/Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
Start Year: 2016
End Year: 2018
Title: Integrating Patient-Centered Exercise Coaching into Primary Care to Reduce Fragility Fracture
Role: Site Co-Principal Investigator
Funding Agency: Penn State/Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
Start Year: 2015
End Year: 2020
Notable Achievements
Co-Recipient, Provost’s Advisory Council on Instructional Excellence Awards, 2014
Recipient, Pitt Innovator Award, University of Pittsburgh, 2008
Finalist, Milton W. Hamolsky Award for an Outstanding Scientific Presentation by a Junior Faculty Member at the Annual Meeting of the Society of General Internal Medicine, 2003
Recipient, Mack Lipkin Sr. Associate Member Award for an Outstanding Scientific Presentation by a Student, Resident, or Fellow at the Annual Meeting of the Society of General Internal Medicine, 2001