January 9, 2020

Joan Duwve

Joan Duwve, MD, MPH is the Associate Dean for Practice and Associate Professor, Health Policy and Administration, at the IU Fairbanks School of Public Health, where she has oversight of the Center for Public Health Practice and is responsible for developing the ECHO Center to increase access to care for complex medical conditions in rural and underserved communities.  She previously served as Chief Medical Officer at the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH).  Her interests include reducing health disparities, improving access to care in underserved areas, injury prevention, infectious diseases and immunizations.  She has worked to promote evidence-based opioid prescribing, and increase access to the opioid overdose reversal drug, naloxone.

She currently serves on the Indiana University Addictions Grand Challenge Scientific Advisory Committee. She was appointed to the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control Board of Scientific Counselors in 2015. Prior to joining ISDH, Dr. Duwve was a practicing family physician and worked in international public health in North Africa and the Middle East.  Dr. Duwve joined the CKF-IN Board of Directors in 2014 and serves as an At-Large member since 2018 and is an active member of the Governance Committee.

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