Department of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh

Kevin L. Kraemer, MD, MSc

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Professor of Medicine

Director, General Internal Medicine Fellowship Program

Director, RAND-University of Pittsburgh Scholars Program

Office: 230 McKee Place
Suite 600
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
 
Phone: 412-692-2659
Fax: 412-692-4838
E-mail: kraemerkl@upmc.edu

Education
BS in Biology, University of California at San Diego, 1983
MD, University of California at San Francisco, 1989
MSc in Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 1995

Training
Primary Care Internal Medicine Residency, Oregon Health Sciences University, 1992
General Internal Medicine Fellowship, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, 1995

Area of Specialization/Research Interest  
Alcohol and substance abuse
Cost-effectiveness analysis
Quality of life measurement
Quality of HIV care
 

Profile
Dr. Kraemer is a general internist and substance abuse researcher with a special interest in the application of cost-effectiveness and cost-utility analyses to substance abuse prevention and treatment services. He is currently principal investigator or co-investigator in NIH-supported research projects on the cost-utility of alcohol screening and brief intervention in primary care and inpatient settings, the effectiveness of brief intervention for preventing prenatal alcohol exposure, the impact of alcohol and drug abuse on health outcomes in HIV-infected veterans, and the measurement of utilities for a spectrum of alcohol and drug problems.

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