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James W. Mold MD MPH

Credentials

Professor,
Department of Family Medicine
Oklahoma University College of Medicine
Member, Peggy and Charles Stephenson Cancer Center

Biography

Dr. Mold is a Professor and Director of the Research Division in the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine and Adjunct Professor in the Department of Geriatrics at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.
He founded and is now a member of the Board of Directors of the Oklahoma Physicians Resource/Research Network, a large regional primary care practice-based research network. Dr. Mold has substantial experience in primary care practice-based and implementation research. He has pioneered approaches to re-engineering primary care practices to facilitate the delivery of evidence-based preventive services effectively and economically, including the use of practice facilitators and identification and spread of exemplary practices. He has championed a new conceptual model of primary care called goal-directed health care. Dr. Mold's ideas and research methods have merited funding from a wide range of national and local agencies and organizations (e.g., NIH, NCI, AHRQ, RWJF, AAFP/F) and, in 2008, election to the Institute of Medicine. He is the author or co-author of over 130 peer-reviewed journal articles, and an Associate Editor of the Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine.