"The Sturm und Drang of implementing new programs of self-management support in primary care: lessons learned"

Lawrence Fisher, PhD
Professor
Family Community Medicine
UCSF School of Medicine
Profile

Larry Fisher's primary research activity addresses the social, behavioral, self-management support and care system factors that affect the management of both type 1 and type 2 diabetes among adults through the Behavioral Diabetes Research Group in the Department of Family & Community Medicine at UCSF.

In collaboration with a multidisciplinary group of medical, developmental, and methodological specialists, Dr. Fisher has been studying how to address behavioral change, weight loss, medication adherence, disease management, and particularly depression and distress among type 1 and type 2 adults.