Department of Medicine Chief
Joseph Diaz, MD, MPH, joined the medical faculty and the Center for Primary Care and Prevention at Memorial in 2001 after completing his residency and a fellowship in general internal medicine at Rhode Island Hospital. Dr. Diaz is an associate professor of medicine at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, and is an active clinician, educator and researcher. His research, supported by a career development award from the National Cancer Institute, focuses on colorectal cancer screening among primary care patients. In addition to his clinical and research work, Dr. Diaz is co-coordinator of the Department of Medicine's medical exchange program to the Dominican Republic.