Patricia Franklin, MD

University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
Publications Committee Member, MDEpiNet

 


Background

Dr. Patricia Franklin, MD, MPH, MBA, is professor in the School of Medicine with faculty appointments in the Department of Orthopedics and Physical Rehabilitation, Family and Community Medicine, and Clinical and Population Health Research. She serves as PI of FORCE-TJR, the AHRQ-funded nationwide, comprehensive database of total joint replacement (TJR) surgical and patient-reported outcomes, and leads a NIAMS-funded RO1 to design and evaluate a program to optimize patient functional outcome following surgery. Her research interests include quality and outcomes research, chronic disease management, health informatics, and the advancement of women in science.