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Barbara Supanich, R.S.M., M.D.
|Barbara Supanich, R.S.M., M.D.|
|Title||M.D./Associate Professor/Associate Director, Family Practice Residency|
|Expertise||Family Practice, Education, medical ethics, patient centered care, preventive medicine, spirituality and medicine, women's health, end-of-life care, practice management|
|Current Organization||MSU/Munson Family Practice Residency|
|Type of Organization||Family Practice Residency|
|Major Product||Higher education|
|Area of Distribution||Michigan|
|University/Degree||B.S., Chemistry, Mercy College of Detroit, 1974; M.D., Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine, 1980; Advanced Training: Fellow, Palliative Care & Hospice, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL, 2005-06|
|Born||September 24, 1952, Detroit, Michigan|
|Honors & Awards||Fellow, Managed Care, 1995, Teacher/Scholar Award, 1998, Fellow, American Academy of Family Physicians; Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare, 1999-present|
|Published Works||"Management of the Perimenopause, " 1996; Lead author, "Palliative Care and Physician-Assisted Death," 1997, 2001, 3rd ed. 2006; Co-author, "Approach to the Patient," 1998; Lead author, "Ethical Issues in Physician-Assisted Suicide," 1997, 2001; "Menstrual Disorders," Chapter in Essentials of Family Medicine, 1998 and 2002; Commentaries for 2 chapters in Ward Ethics, 1999 and 2000; Co-author, "Primary Care Physician Attitudes and Values Toward End of Life Care and Physician-Assisted Death," 1999; "Update on Immunizations for Family Physicians," 2001; Dysmenorrhea: Evidence Based Review, 2002|
|Affiliations||American College of Physician Executives; American Academy of Family Physicians; Society for Teachers of Family Medicine; Board of Directors, Saint Mary's Mercy Medical Center, Grand Rapids, MI, 1992-99; Faculty Coordinator, Friendship Clinic (for the homeless), 1993-99; 2nd Vice President, Michigan Academy of Family Physicians, 2004-05; Board Member, Mercy Hospital Cadillac, 2002|
|Hobbies & Sports||Hiking, the outdoors, basketball, baseball, mystery novels|
|Career Accomplishments||Developed curriculum for MSU residency in ethics, end-of-life care, spirituality and medicine, obstetrics, prevention and patient-centered care; Faculty for "Respecting Choices at the End of Life", 2000 to present; Has given multiple presentations to nurses, physicians and general public|
|Work History||Rural private practice family physician; Fellowship, Clinical Medical Ethics, 1992-93, Faculty, Family Practice residencies, teach FP residents and 3rd/4th year medical students, 1992-present, Michigan State University; Munson Family Practice Center|
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