Internal Medicine

David A. Katz, MD, MSc


Associate Professor of Internal Medicine  - General Internal Medicine
Associate Professor of Epidemiology, College of Public Health

Contact Information

Primary Office: 151 VAMC Building 42
Iowa City, IA 52242

Office: SE 607 GH
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-353-8622



BA, Oberlin College
MD, Jefferson Medical College
MSc, Clinical Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health

Fellowship, Pathology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
Residency, Internal Medicine, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL
Fellowship, General Internal Medicine & Clinical Research, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH
Fellowship, Clinical Decision Analysis and Health Services Research, Tufts-New England Medical Center, Boston, MA

Licensure and Certifications

Medical License, Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine
Certification, American Board of Internal Medicine
Medical License, Iowa Board of Medicine

Education/Training Program Affiliations

Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Informatics
Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Translational Biomedicine

Selected Publications

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Katz D, McCoy K, Sarrazin M.  Does improved continuity of VA primary care reduce emergency department visits and hospitalization in older veterans?.  J Am Geriatr Soc.  2015. 63:2510-18.

Katz D, Holman J, Johnson S, Hillis S, Adams S, Fu S, Grant K, Buchanan L, Prochazka A, Battaglia C, Titler M, Joseph A, Weg M.  Implementing Best Evidence in Smoking Cessation Treatment for Hospitalized Veterans: Results from the VA-BEST Trial.  Joint Commission journal on quality and patient safety / Joint Commission Resources.  2014 November 1. 40(11):493-1.

Katz D, McCoy K, Sarrazin M.  Does improved continuity of primary care affect clinician-patient communication in VA?.  Journal of general internal medicine.  2014 July 1. 29(2):S682-8.

Katz D, Holman J, Nugent A, Baker L, Johnson S, Hillis S, Tinkelman D, Titler M, Vander Weg M.  The emergency department action in smoking cessation (EDASC) trial: impact on cessation outcomes (NCT00756704).  Nicotine Tob Res.  2013 June 1. 15(6):1032-43.

Katz D, Vander Weg M, Holman J, Nugent A, Baker L, Johnson S, Hillis S, Titler M.  The Emergency Department Action in Smoking Cessation (EDASC) trial: impact on delivery of smoking cessation counseling.  Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine.  2012 April 1. 19(4):409-20.

Carrier E, Reschovsky J, Mello M, Mayrell R, Katz D.  Physicians' fears of malpractice lawsuits are not assuaged by tort reforms.  Health Aff (Millwood).  2010 September 1. 29(9):1585-92.

Katz D, Graber M, Birrer E, Lounsbury P, Baldwin A, Hillis S, Christensen A.  Health beliefs toward cardiovascular risk reduction in patients admitted to chest pain observation units.  Acad Emerg Med.  2009 May 1. 16(5):379-87.

Katz D, Dawson J, Beshansky J, Rahko P, Aufderheide T, Bogner M, Tighouart H, Selker H.  Does concordance with guideline triage recommendations affect clinical care of patients with possible acute coronary syndrome?.  Med Decis Making.  2007. 27(4):423-437.

Katz D, Aufderheide T, Bogner M, Rahko P, Brown R, Brown L, Prekker M, Selker H.  The impact of unstable angina guidelines in the triage of emergency department patients with possible acute coronary syndrome.  Med Decis Making.  2006. 26:606-616.

Katz D, Williams G, Brown R, Aufderheide T, Bogner M, Rahko P, Selker H.  Emergency physicians' fear of malpractice in evaluating patients with possible acute cardiac ischemia.  Ann Emerg Med.  2005. 46(6):525-33.

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