Emily Dow

Acting Chair, Family Medicine
School of Medicine

Chief Medical Officer, UC Irvine Family Health Centers

Clinical Professor, Family Medicine
School of Medicine

Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, 1995, Residency


M.D., University of Cincinnati, 1992, Medicine


M.A., UCLA, 1982, Teaching English as Second Language


B.A., University of California, Los Angeles, 1979, Linguistics

Phone: (714) 456-5171
Fax: (714) 456-7984
Email: edow@uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
101 The City Dr South
Building 200, Suite 835
Mail Code: 1150
Orange, CA 92868

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Research
Interests
Underserved care in inner-cities and urban areas, health care in developing countries, resident and medical student education, women's health, adolescent health, and care of adults with developmental disabilities including Down Syndrome
   
Academic
Distinctions
AWARDS:

1. Department Chair Award for Excellence, UCI SOM, 2015.
2. Associated Medical Students Government Student Organization Award presented to the UCI Outreach Clinics in Recognition of Outstanding Involvement in Community Service and Development, UCI SOM, 2014, 2012.
3. Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching, UCI Associated Medical Students Association, 2009, 2011, 2013.
4. Excellence in Teaching Award, UCI SOM, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2012, 2013.
5. Family Physician Educator of the Year, California Academy of Family Physicians, Orange County Chapter, 2011.
6. The Dean’s Faculty Award for Compassion, Association of American Medical Colleges Humanism in Medicine Award Candidate for UCI SOM, UCI, 2011.
7. Outstanding Teacher of the Year, UCI Department of Family Medicine, 2001, 2007, 2010.
8. UCI Chancellor’s Award: Living Our Values, University of California, Irvine, 2008.
9. Orange County Physician of Excellence, Orange County Medical Association, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2017.
10. Health and Human Rights Leadership Award, Doctors of the World, USA, as representative of Chiapas volunteers, 2006.
11. Primary Care Physician of the Month, Primary Care Medical Group, UCI Medical Center, 2005.
12. Association of American Medical Colleges Humanism in Medicine Award Candidate for UCI SOM, Organization of Student Representatives, UCI, 2002.
13. Circle of Care Award for Women’s Health, CalOptima Quality Counts, 2001.
14. Commendation for Community Service, Yvonne Burke, Los Angeles County Supervisor, 1999.
15. Nissan/Talk-Radio 790 KABC Businessperson of the Month, 1997.
   
Research
Abstract
RESEARCH:

1. Language Maintenance and Usage in Korean Immigrant Families, Master’s thesis, UCLA, 1982.

2. An Investigation of Psychological Symptoms, Coping Strategies, and Locus of Control in
First and Second Year Traditional and Non-traditional Medical Students, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cincinnati, 1989.

3. Hypertension in Koreans,” senior research project presented at UCLA Multi-Campus
Research Day, Department of Family Medicine, UCLA, May, 1995.

4. Establishing a Student-Run Free Clinic Partnership with a Federally Qualified Health Center: Maximizing Resources. Gookin K, Gookin G, Tate S, Spitze B, Dow E. UC Irvine Outreach Clinics. Poster presentation at the Conference of the Society of Student-Run Free Clinics, Texas, 2013.

5. Understanding the patient population of the UC Irvine Outreach Clinics: demographics, clinical characteristics, and satisfaction. Flores N, Fenlon M, Cheng T, Tehrani D, Nguyen B, Garcia K, Dow E. UC Irvine Outreach Clinics. Poster presentation at the Conference of the Society of Student-Run Free Clinics, Texas, 2013.

6. A new approach to screening for alcohol abuse: utilizing a computerized alcohol screening and brief intervention (CASI) tablet in the primary care clinic. Lee T, Tehrani D, Garcia K, Laus K, Lotfipour S, Dow E. UC Irvine Outreach Clinics. Poster presentation at the AAFP Assembly, Washington, DC, 2014.

SPECIAL INTERESTS:

Underserved care in inner-city/urban areas
Health care and humanitarian aid in developing countries
Resident and medical student education
Women’s health
Adolescent health
   
Publications Sorkin DH, Mavandadi S, Rook K, Biegler K, Kilgore D, Dow E, Ngo-Netzger, Q. Unidas Por La Vida (United for Life): Implementing a Culturally-Tailored, Community-Based, Family-Oriented Lifestyle Intervention. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved 24 (2013): 116-138.
   
  Lie DA, Boker JR, Dow E, Murata, P, Encinas J, Gutierrez D, Morrison EH. Attributes of Effective Community Preceptors for Pre-Clerkship Medical Students. Medical Teacher (314142), May 2008
   
  Lie DA, Boker JR, Lenahan PM, Dow E, Scherger JE. An international physician education program to support the recent introduction of family medicine in Egypt [abstract]. Family Medicine. November-December 2004;36(10):739-746.
   
Professional
Societies
American Academy of Family Physicians
California Academy of Family Physicians
Society of Teachers of Family Medicine
Doctors for Global Health
   
   
Link to this profile http://www.faculty.uci.edu/profile.cfm?faculty_id=4803
   
Last updated 11/02/2016