Ben Littenberg

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Occupation Physician
Location Burlington, Vermont, United States
Introduction Dr. Littenberg is the Henry and Carleen Tufo Professor of Medicine as well as Professor of Nursing at the University of Vermont. He received his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University and trained in internal medicine at Hartford (Connecticut) Hospital. He was a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar at Stanford University before becoming Assistant Professor of Medicine at Dartmouth. Following an appointment as Associate Professor of Medicine at Washington University in St. Louis, he assumed his present position in 1999. He also serves as Chief Medical Officer of Patient Engagement Systems. Dr. Littenberg’s research interests center on technology assessment and quality improvement. Recent projects include new ways to measure quality of care in chronic disease, novel strategies for reporting test results to patients, the effect of the built environment on disease outcomes, safety improvements in outpatient prescriptions, and strategies to improve patient involvement in their own care.