Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Faculty Profiles
Marina  Arvanitis, MD

Marina Arvanitis, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics)

Focus of Work

Bio

I am a primary care pediatrician and internist, and a health services researcher. My research focuses on health literacy and patient engagement, including the development of health literacy-related quality measures and primary care-based interventions aimed at improving health outcomes. As a primary care physician for patients of all ages, I am particularly interested in how children develop health literacy skills within their families and larger communities, and interventions that can enhance f...[Read full text]I am a primary care pediatrician and internist, and a health services researcher. My research focuses on health literacy and patient engagement, including the development of health literacy-related quality measures and primary care-based interventions aimed at improving health outcomes. As a primary care physician for patients of all ages, I am particularly interested in how children develop health literacy skills within their families and larger communities, and interventions that can enhance family health literacy.[Shorten text]

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Education and Certification

  • MD: Rush University (2008)
  • MPH: University of North Carolina, Health Care & Prevention (2015)

Contact

312/503-6400

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