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Lillian Gelberg, M.D., M.S.P.H.
Lillian Gelberg, M.D., M.S.P.H.


Family Medicine

General Information:



Professor and Vice Chair for Academic Affairs, Department of Family Medicine
Physician, UCLA-Santa Monica Family Health Center
Associate Director, UCLA Primary Care Research Fellowship
Director, Community-Clinic Partnerships of Los Angeles Network
Member, JCCC Healthy and At-Risk Populations Program Area

Hospital Affiliation(s):

UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica


RWJF Clinical Scholars Program, UCLA School of Medicine, 1984 - 1986
Family Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, 1982 - 1984
Family Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, 1981 - 1982
Medical Degree:
M.D., Harvard Medical School, 1981
M.S.P.H., UCLA School of Public Health, 1987


Board Certification(s):
Family Medicine, American Board of Family Medicine, 1984

Contact Information:

(310) 794-6092
(310) 319-4700 UCLA-Santa Monica Family Health Center

Practice Information:

Clinical Interest(s):
Family Medicine

Scientific Interest(s):

Dr. Lillian Gelberg's research interest focuses on community-based health promotion interventions to improve healthy lifestyles and prevent cancer and other chronic diseases. She is interested in improving the health status, access to care and quality of care of homeless and other vulnerable populations.

Selected Cancer-Related Publications:

Chen DT, Jones L, Gelberg L. Ethics of clinical research within a community-academic partnered participatory framework. Ethn Dis. 2006; 16(1 Suppl 1): S118-35.

Wells KB, Staunton A, Norris KC, Bluthenthal R, Chung B, Gelberg L, Jones L, Kataoka S, Koegel P, Miranda J, Mangione CM, Patel K, Rodriguez M, Shapiro M, Wong M. Building an academic-community partnered network for clinical services research: the Community Health Improvement Collaborative (CHIC). Ethn Dis. 2006; 16(1 Suppl 1): S3-17.