Gerardo Moreno, M.D., M.S.H.S.
Work Phone Number:
10880 Wilshire Blvd, Ste 1800
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Assistant Professor In-Residence,
A Short Biography:
Dr. Gerardo Moreno is Assistant Professor in Family Medicine. He received his medical degree from the University of California Los Angeles, and completed his post-doctoral clinical residency training in Family Medicine at the University of California San Francisco. He received a Master of Science in Health Services from the UCLA School of Public Health and completed a post-doctoral research fellowship in the Robert Wood Johnson (RWJ) Foundation Clinical Scholars Program at UCLA.
Minority aging and diabetes, health and health care disparities, physician workforce diversity
Dr. Moreno is a federally funded clinician investigator with formal training and expertise in community-based participatory research (CBPR) and health services outcomes research. He is the 2015-2017 James C. Puffer M.D./ABFM Anniversary Fellow at the Institute of Medicine (IOM) and a recipient of a National Institute of Aging (NIA-NIH) Paul B. Beeson Career Development Award in Aging (K23). Dr. Moreno chairs the Oversight Committee for the Implementation of the School of Medicine’s Diversity Strategic Plan, is a member of the Steering Committee for Community Engagement for the UCLA School of Medicine and Health System, and co-directs the Community Liaison Core for the NIH/NIA funded UCLA Resource Center for Minority Aging Research (RCMAR)/Center for Health Improvement for Minority Elders (CHIME). He is co-director of the UCLA MyMeds program and is co-PI for the evaluation of this PCMH practice-based clinical pharmacist and health IT medication management program. Dr. Moreno is also co-investigator of an NIH funded research project that investigates medication adherence among patients with chronic conditions and language barriers. He is a past recipient of a UCLA CTSI Community Engagement Research Program (CERP) pilot award and has published studies that have increased our understanding of health disparities and the social determinants of health among Latinos. Dr. Moreno has also published on other important issues addressing physician workforce diversity and medical education; has a continuity clinic; and trains family medicine residents and medical students.
Chung B, Brown Arleen F, Moreno Gerardo, Cuen Pattie, Uy Visith, Vangala S, Tate DT, Elashoff DA, Bell DS, Norris Keith C, Mangione Carol M
Implementing Community Engagement as a Core Mission of a Medical School: Sharing experiences from the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles and UCLA Health
J of Healthcare for Poor Underserved,
AGS Choosing Wisely Workgroup, and collaborators (Mulhausen P, Chun A, Green A, Hayward A, Lee S, Leff B, McNabney M, Sharma P, Vitale C, Leipzig R, Levine S, Reuben D, Brandt N, Finucane T, Linnebur S, Mangione CM, Moreno G, Pacala J, Saliba D, Shega J)
American Geriatrics Society identifies five things that healthcare providers and patients should question.
J Amer Geriatric Soc,