Associate Professor School of Medicine, UNC-Chapel Hill
MD, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
MPH, UNC-Chapel Hill
Dr. DeWalt is a general internist and health services researcher. Dr. DeWalt actively researches interventions to improve care for people with low literacy and has planned and completed clinical trials of interventions for diabetes and heart failure. Dr. DeWalt took a leading role in the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality evidence report on Literacy and Health Outcomes which was performed by the RTI-UNC Evidence-based Practice Center. He is performing a multi-site clinical trial of a self-management program for heart failure. He is also principal investigator for the Patient Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System.