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-Residence 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
While an RWJ Foundation Clinical Scholar (2007-2010), Dr. Moreno received training in community-based participatory research (CBPR) and health services outcomes research. His roots in California’s rural Central-San Joaquin Valley provide him with strong motivation and passion to conduct research of high value to patients and communities. He was awarded a National Institute of Aging (NIA) Paul B. Beeson Career Development Award in Aging (K23) to continue his community-partnered research. Dr. Moreno 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-PI for the evaluation of a five year practice-based clinical pharmacist and health IT medication therapy management program. He is a recent recipient of a UCLA CTSI Community Engagement Research Program (CERP) pilot award and
is a co-investigator of a four year NIMHD RO1 funded research project that investigates medication adherence/treatment among patients with chronic conditions and language barriers. He 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.
Guerrero Lourdes R., Morales Leo S., Moreno Gerardo
The Language Abilities of Resident Physicians,
2014; 27 (2):
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,