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Timothy Daaleman, DO, MPH


Biographical Information

Dr. Daaleman is a Professor of Family Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC). He is a former Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Generalist Physician Faculty Scholar. His research has been supported by the National Institute on Aging, the Duke Endowment, and the Fetzer Institute. Dr. Daaleman has served on the boards of the Carolina Villages Project and the Mushett Family Foundation, and has been a consultant to the Duke Clergy Health Initiative and the Peers for Progress Program.

Areas of Interest

Dr. Daaleman’s areas of interest include care of medically vulnerable populations and chronic illness care; social and cultural influences on chronic illness and end-of-life care including religion and spirituality, and; aging and the life course.


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In The News

  • Department of Family Medicine Authors Chronic Illness Care Textbook

    Springer recently announced publication of a major health care textbook entitled, Chronic Illness Care: Principles and Practice, which was edited by Timothy Daaleman, DO, MPH, and Margaret Helton, MD, from the UNC Department of Family Medicine.

  • What Is Quality Spiritual Care in Health Care and How Do You Measure It?

    Spiritual care has long been an important part of health care, but now health care experts are beginning to measure it with the goal of being able to interpret the impact of spiritual care on health outcomes. Dr. Tim Daaleman is part of a panel who recently developed the first evidence-based measures for quality spiritual … Continued

  • Daaleman selected to serve on PCORI’s Advisory Panel on Improving Healthcare Systems

    Timothy Daaleman, DO MPH, Vice Chair of the Department of Family Medicine, has been selected by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to serve as a member of its National Advisory Panel on Improving Healthcare Systems. Daaleman will join other members of the national panel in applying his experience and expertise to helping PCORI refine … Continued

  • Will You Be My Doctor?

    “…I remind myself that mercy, which is a willingness to enter into the chaos of another, is part and parcel of what I signed onto as a physician.” Dr. Tim Daaleman, Vice Chair of the UNC Department of Family Medicine, shares his thoughts in a recent issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association. … Continued

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