Department of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh

Kathleen M. McTigue, MD, MPH, MS

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Associate Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology

Director, Clinical Scientist Track

Associate Director, International Scholars Program

Office: 230 McKee Place
Suite 600
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
 
Phone: 412-692-4843
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Education
BS, University of Notre Dame, 1989
MS, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1992
MD and 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

Area of Specialization/Research Interest  
Prevention
Obesity
Women's health
 

Profile
Dr. McTigue joined the faculty in 2002. She is trained in internal medicine, preventive medicine, and public health and has a joint appointment with the Department of Epidemiology in the Graduate School of Public Health. Her research interests are in the prevention of chronic disease in women, with a focus on obesity. She has considered both evidence-based clinical medicine and public health approaches to escalating U.S. weight trends. Dr. McTigue is the course directors for CLRES 2010, Clinical Research Methods, and is the Director of the Clinical Scientist Track for residents.

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