Dan Reuland, MD, MPH

Professor, Division of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology

Administrative Assistant: Cristina Palacio


Specialty Areas: General Internal Medicine

Chronology: BA: High Honors, Phi Beta Kappa University of Michigan, 1986; MD: Johns Hopkins University, 1991; Residency: Yale University School of Medicine, Yale-New Haven Hospital, 1991-1994; Internist and Outpatient Director: 1994-1998; Assistant Professor: University of North Carolina, 1998-2006; Associate Professor: University of North Carolina, 2006-2015; Post-doctoral Research Fellowship: Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research, 2006-2008; MPH: University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health; Professor: University of North Carolina, 2015-present.

Dr. Reuland’s research interests include health-related communication, decision making, and behaviors in primary care practice and health systems.

Selected Bibliography:
Brenner, A., Malo, T.L., Margolis, M., Lafata, J.E., James, S., Vu, M, Reuland, D.S. (2018). Evaluating shared decision-making for lung cancer screening. JAMA Intern Med, 2018 August 13.

Brenner, A., Rhode, J., Yang, J.Y., Baker, D., Drechsel, R., Plescia, M., Reuland, D.S., Wroth, T., Wheeler, S. (2018). Comparative effectiveness of mailed reminders with and without fecal immunochemical tests for Medicaid beneficiaries at a large county health department: A randomized controlled trial. Cancer, 2018 Jul 13.

Reuland, D., Cubillos, L., Brenner, A., Harris, R., Minish, B., Pignone, M. (2018) A pre-post study testing a lung cancer screening decision aid in primary care. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2018 Jan 12;18(1):5.

Henderson, L.M., Jones, L.M., Marsh, M.W., Brenner, A.T., Goldstein, A.O., Benefield, T.S., Greenwood-Hickman, M.A., Molina, P.L., Rivera, M.P., Reuland, D.S. (2017). Opinions, practice patterns, and perceived barriers to lung cancer screening among attending and resident primary care physicians. Risk Manag Healthc Policy. 2018 Jan 22;10:189-195.

Cubillos, L., Estrada del Campo, Y., Harbi, K., Keyserling, T., Samuel-Hodge, C., Reuland, D. (2017) Feasibility and acceptability of clinic-based Mediterranean-style diet intervention to reduce cardiovascular risk for Hispanic Americans with type 2 diabetes. Diabetes Educ. 2017 Jun;43(3):286-296.

Reuland, D.S., Brenner, A.T., Hoffman, R., McWilliams, A., Rhyne, R., Getrich, C., Tapp, H., Weaver, M., Callan, D., Cubillos, L., Urquieta de Hernandez, B., Pignone, M. (2017). Effect of Combined Patient Decision Aid and Patient Navigation vs Usual Care for Colorectal Cancer Screening in a Vulnerable Patient Population: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Intern Med. 2017 Jul 1;177(7):967-974.

Brenner, A.T., Cubillos, L., Birchard, K., Doyle-Burr, C., Eick, J., Henderson, L., Jones, L., Massaro, M., Minish, B., Molina, P., Pignone, M., Ratner, S., Rivera, M.P., Reuland, D.S. (2018) Improving the implementation of lung cancer screening guidelines in primary care at an academic primary care practice. J Healthc Qual. 2018 Jan/Feb;40(1):27-35.

Brenner, A., Hoffman, R., McWilliams, A., Pignone, M., Rhyne, R., Tapp, H., Weaver, M., Callan, D., Urquieta de Hernandez, B., Harbi, K., Reuland, D. (2016). Colorectal Cancer Screening in Vulnerable Patients: Promoting Informed and Shared Decisions. Am J Prev Med. 51(4):454-62.

Volk, R.J., Linder, S.K., Lopez-Olivo, M.A., Kamath, G.R., Reuland, D.S., Saraykar, S.S., Leal, V.B., Pignone, M.P. (2016). Patient Decision Aids for Colorectal Cancer Screening: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Am J Prev Med. 51(5):779-791.

Reuland, D.S., & Pignone, M. (2013). Improving the quality of decision-making processes for prostate cancer screening: progress and challenges. JAMA Intern Med, 173(18), 1713-4.

Click here for a list of publications on PubMed.

New Articles:

UNC Health Talk: “Strategy significantly boosts colorectal screening for groups with low rates”

UNC News Room: “Reuland, Brenner lead study published in AJPM”

WCHL: “UNC Cancer Center Launces Initiative to Reduce Colon Cancer Deaths in NC”

UNC News Room: “Balancing Benefits and Harms: UNC Aims to Get Lung Cancer Screening Right”

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