J. Lloyd Michener, MD
J. Lloyd Michener, MD, is Professor and Chairman of the Department of Community and Family Medicine, and Director of the Duke Center for Community Research. Dr. Michener is also past Chair of the Council of Academic Societies of the Association of American Medical Colleges, and a member of the Boards of the Association of Departments of Family Medicine and the Association of Teachers of Preventive Medicine, for which he co-chairs the Council of Heads of Academic Units. He is also a member of the CDC Foundation Working Group on Public Health and Medical Education; the National Institutes of Health Fogarty/Ellison Fellowship Program Selection Committee; and director of the Duke/CDC program in primary care and public health of the American Austrian Foundation - Open Medical Institute.
He has a long standing interest in community health, prevention, informatics, and training of faculty. At Duke, he founded the training programs in nutrition and prevention; coordinates the institutional chronic disease programs, and chairs the Steering Committee for the Masters Program in Clinical Leadership, a joint program of the Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Business, Law, and the Institute of Public Policy. As Chair of the Department, he leads the family medicine, preventive/occupational medicine, community health, informatics, and physician assistant and physical therapy programs. In addition, with the award of the NIH-funded Clinical and Translational Award to Duke in 2006, he directs a new Center in Community Research that spans the Health System. Finally, within North Carolina, Dr. Michener has managed the state-wide networks of chronic disease prevention programs of the Kate B Reynolds Charitable Trust and the NC Health and Wellness Trust Fund.
Dr. Michener graduated from Oberlin College in 1974, and from Harvard Medical School in 1978. He was a resident in family medicine at Duke from 1978-1981, receiving the national Mead Johnson Award in Family Medicine his senior year. He was a Kellogg Fellow in Family Medicine from 1981-1982, after which he joined the Duke faculty. In 1994, he was named Professor and Chairman of the Department.