Paula M. Gardiner, MD
|Institution||Boston University School of Medicine|
|Address||771 Albany St|
Boston MA 02118
|Title||Active Staff Hospital Privileges|
|Institution||Boston Medical Center|
Dr. Paula Gardiner is the Assistant Director for the Program for Integrative Medicine and Health Care Disparities at Boston Medical Center. She is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine.
She received her MD from the Tuft University Medical School and completed her residency in Family Medicine at Tuft University Medical School. She completed a three year Clinical Research Fellowship in Complementary and Alternative Medicine Research and Faculty Development at Harvard Medical School. She received her MPH from Harvard School of Public Health.
Additionally, she has been awarded a five year NIH K award grant focusing on dietary supplement use in the inner city underserved medical settings. She is the primary investigator on a PCORI grant to study an innovative care model called the integrative medicine group visit (IMGV) for racial diverse patients with chronic pain and depression. This model combines Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction with a medical group visit.
Dr. Gardiner is also interested in safety and quality issues of dietary supplements for women and children. Dr. Gardiner lectures nationally and internationally. She has published over forty peer reviewed papers on dietary supplements, pregnancy, preconception care, stress, and complementary medicine in underserved patients.
- Dietary Supplements
- Health Care Disparities
- Stress Reduction
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