Faculty

Matthew L. Turissini, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

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Indianapolis, IN

Bio

Matthew Turissini, MD is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics at Indiana University School of Medicine and a Visiting Lecturer in the Department of Medicine at Moi University School of Medicine in Kenya. He works clinically as a hospitalist at Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Hospital. He lived in Kenya for four years working with the IU Center for Global Health as the Internal Mediicne Team Leader and Associate Field Director for Population Health providing medical education, growing the AMPATH Population Health program, and delivering clinical care at Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital (MTRH). With Dr. Edith Kwobah of MTRH, he co-leads several AMPATH mental health care programs including opening Kenya’s first transitional home for patients with severe mental illness, providing mentorship to establish mental health care at lower-level facilities, and implementing community-based group care for people with substance use disorders. Along with collaborators at Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital and Moi University, he is doing implementation science research in Kenya to improve the access and delivery of mental health care in Kenya.

Titles & Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
  • Ruth Lilly Investigator in the Center for Global Health
  • Education
    2013 MD Indiana University
    2001 BA Indiana University
  • Board Certifications
    American Board of Internal Medicine
    American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatrics

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