JENNIFER S. HAAS, MD, MSC
Peter L. Gross MD Chair in Primary Care
Director of Research and Research Education, Division of General Internal Medicine
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Jennifer Haas MD, MSc is the Peter L. Gross MD Chair in Primary Care in the Division of General Internal Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, and Professor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School and in the Department of Social and Behavioral Health at the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health. She is a practicing general internist and a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. She currently serves on the Editorial Board of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.
Dr. Haas’ research has focused on elucidating and reducing racial/ethnic and socioeconomic disparities in health care and outcomes, with a particular focus on cancer control and prevention including tobacco use and treatment. Her research also focuses on the implementation and evaluation of systems-based interventions to improve the use of sceening and prevention in primary care and how health information technology can improve the flow of information between patients and providers. She is currently a Principal Investigator of four NIH studies, including a regional collaboration to reduce disparities in breast cancer care and a national consortium to optomize the delivery of the cervical cancer screening process. Dr. Haas has published over 190 peer-reviewed articles, and has been continuously funded as a Principal Investigator for over 25 years. She is the Principal Investigator of a fellowship training grant (T32) in general internal medicine and has served as a mentor to over 50 fellows and junior faculty.