John M. Wiecha, MD, MPH
|Institution||Boston University School of Medicine|
|Address||771 Albany St|
Boston MA 02118
|Title||Active Staff Privileges|
|Institution||Boston Medical Center|
Dr. Wiecha is an Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs at Boston University School of Medicine, where he also serves as the Director of the Office of Medical Education. He received his M.D. from the State University of New York at Stony Brook, and M.P.H from the University of Massachusetts. He completed residencies in Family Medicine and in Preventive Medicine at the University of Massachusetts. Dr. Wiecha has published studies on patterns of preventive health care among disadvantaged populations, and on tobacco abuse among minority populations in Massachusetts. He has received a number of awards, including the American Cancer Society Cancer Control Career Development Fellowship, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Generalist Physician Faculty Scholars Award, and the University of Massachusetts Fellowship in Asian-American Studies. He served as medical director of a community-based cancer prevention program for Southeast Asian-Americans that received national recognition for excellence. Dr. Wiecha’s medical education projects have been funded by numerous private foundations, the US Public Health Service, the NIH, and the World Health Organization.
Managing pediatric asthma with an Internet-supported team (Commonwealth Fund)
Use of virtual computer worlds for international medical professional development (WHO)
Women in Control: use of virtual world intervention to promote lifestyle change for inner-city women with diabetes (NIH)
Predictors of physical activity among inner-city women with cardiometabolic risk factors
Dr. Wiecha's expertise includes eLearning; Instructional Technology; Simulation training; Distance education; Medical education; Instructional design; Program evaluation; Program development.
- Distance education
- instructional design
- Instructional Technology
- medical education
- program development
- program evaluation
- Simulation training
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