Timothy Daaleman, DO, MPH, is Professor of Family Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC), where he is also Research Fellow in the Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research. Dr. Daaleman is an active clinician who has practiced in rural critical access hospitals, urban community health centers, and academic health centers. His early research focused on the intersection of spirituality and health care at the end-of-life, and his contributions to the field included the development and psychometric testing of a quality-of-life and quality-of-care measure. For eight years Dr. Daaleman served as Vice Chair of Family Medicine and his research broadened to clinical program implementation, including embedding care managers in practice sites and establishing a home-based primary care program. Since stepping away as Vice Chair, he partnered with the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School to design and implement a leadership curriculum for the School of Medicine, and served on a consulting project to improve care in the North Carolina state psychiatric hospitals and alcohol and drug abuse treatment centers.
Dr. Daaleman is a former Associate Editor for the Annals of Family Medicine and is on the Editorial Advisory Board. He has been a member of grant review panels for the Veterans Affairs Patient and Special Populations Determinants of Health and Care, the National Institutes of Health’s Health Services Organization and Delivery, and the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute’s (PCORI) Health Care Systems. He was Co-Chair of the PCORI Advisory Panel on Healthcare Delivery and Disparities Research. Dr. Daaleman is a member of the Leadership Team for the Orange County Partnership to End Homelessness System and has served on the COVID-19 Coordination Group and Unsheltered Workgroup, and was recently named Chair of the Ethics and Professionalism Committee (EPCOM) for the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS).
Areas of Interest
Dr. Daaleman’s areas of interest include medical care of vulnerable populations, chronic illness care, social and cultural influences on health and health care, and aging and the life course.