Leadership

Chief, Eve Kerr, MD, MPH

Eve Kerr, MD, MPH
Eve Kerr, MD, MPH

Eve A. Kerr, MD, MPH, is the Louis Newburgh Research Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Michigan Medical School, Director of the Michigan Program on Value Enhancement, Senior Investigator of the Ann Arbor VA Center for Clinical Management Research, a VA Health Services Research and Development Center of Innovation, and a member of the University of Michigan Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation. Dr. Kerr received her medical degree from the University of California, San Francisco and completed her internship and residency in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles. She subsequently completed the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar’s Program and received a Masters of Public Health from UCLA. Dr. Kerr studies ways to develop and implement innovative methods to assess and improve quality, appropriateness and patient-centered care. In particular, she studies ways to develop more clinically meaningful and valid performance measures that motivate quality improvement for patients at high risk for poor outcomes while minimizing potential for unintended consequences. Dr. Kerr has spoken nationally and internationally on performance measurement and has published over 100 books, book chapters, manuscripts, and editorials in many high impact journals such as The New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA, JAMA Internal Medicine, Annals of Internal Medicine, BMJ, Health Affairs, and Harvard Business Review, among others. She is an elected member of the American Society of Clinical Investigation and the Association of American Physicians, a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, and a member and measurement lead of Choosing Wisely International. 

Division Administrator, Joel Scharboneau

U-M Division of General Medicine Finance Manager, Joel Scharboneau
Joel Scharboneau, MBA

Joel Scharboneau, MBA
Division Administrator
North Campus Research Complex
2800 Plymouth Road, Bldg. 16, Room 430W, SPC 2800
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2800
Phone: (734) 936-3482
jscharbo@med.umich.edu

Faculty Leadership

U-M Division of General Medicine, Dr. Nijuanna Irby-Johnson
NiJuanna Irby-Johnson, MD

NiJuanna Irby-Johnson, MD
Clinical Instructor, Department of Internal Medicine
Associate Chief, Population Health, Quality & Strategy
Assistant Chief, Ambulatory Care Operations (in Washtenaw County)

North Campus Research Complex
2800 Plymouth Road, Bldg 16, Room 430W, SPC 2800
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2800
Phone: (734) 647-8160

 
U-M Division of General Medicine, Dr. John Brinley
F. John Brinley, MD

F. John Brinley, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
Assistant Chief, Ambulatory Care Operations (outside Washtenaw County)

Canton Health Center
1051 N. Canton Center Road
Canton, MI 48187
Phone: (734) 459-0730
 
 
 

U-M Division of General Medicine, Dr. Adam Tremblay
Adam Tremblay, MD

Adam Stanford Tremblay MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
Associate Chief, VA General Medicine
Director, Primary Care

VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System
2215 Fuller Road
Primary Care, Floor 1, Station 5
Ann Arbor, MI 48105
Phone: (734) 761-7975

Business Manager, Char Prichard

U-M Division of General Medicine Business Manager, Char Prichard
Char Prichard

Char Prichard
Business Manager
North Campus Research Complex
2800 Plymouth Road, Bldg. 16, Room 430W, SPC 2800
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2800
Phone: (734) 615-5671
cprichar@med.umich.edu