Edward Ellerbeck, MD, MPH
Professor and Chair – Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health
As the Professor and Chair of the Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health at the University of Kansas, Dr. Ellerbeck has been a strong advocate for advancing research and health education efforts in the Latino community.
Dr. Ellerbeck’s research and teaching is primarily focused on identifying better ways to translate diabetes treatment, smoking cessation, and cancer screening into clinical practice. He is a practicing general internist with particular interest in diabetes management and cardiovascular risk reduction.
Dr. Ellerbeck has mentored high school students, medical students, public health students, and junior faculty interested in research related to advancing Latino health.