Curriculum Vitae

Michael D. Merrill, MD, MS, MS, MBA

February 24, 2015

E-mail: mikedean@well.com 

Education

University of Liverpool, Liverpool, U.K., 2009-2012

M.B.A.

State University of New York, Buffalo, New York, 2000-2001

M.S., Epidemiology

State University of New York, Buffalo, New York, 1993-1997

M.D.

Columbia University, New York, New York, 1986-1987

M.S., Journalism

Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1981-1985

B.A., with honors, English Literature

University College London, London, England, 1983-1984

Exchange Program, English Literature

Work

United Memorial Medical Center, Batavia, New York

Vice President of Medical Affairs, 2008-present

Interim Director, Wound Center, 2014-2015

United Memorial Cardiology and Internal Medicine,

      Batavia, New York

Attending physician, 2013-present

United Memorial Medical Center, Batavia, New York

Attending Physician, Hospitalist, 2006-2013

CogentHMG/Endion

Hospitalist Site Director, UMMC, 2006-2012

Buffalo Mercy Hospital, Buffalo, New York

Attending Physician, 2004-present

Buffalo Psychiatric Center, Buffalo, New York

Attending Physician, 2001-2005

Buffalo News, Buffalo, New York

Freelance columnist, 1997-2007

Erie County Holding Center, Buffalo, New York

Attending Physician, 1999-2004

State University of New York, Buffalo, New York,

Residency in Internal Medicine and Preventive Medicine, 1997-2001

Health Care Plan/Univera, Buffalo, New York

Research Assistant, Data Analyst, Medical Consultant, 1991-1993, 1999-2001

Beth Israel Hospital, Dept. of Psychiatry, Boston, Mass.

Administrative Coordinator, 1989-1991

Middlesex News, Framingham, Massachusetts

News Reporter, 1985, 1987-1989

Tab Newspapers, Newton, Massachusetts

News Reporter, 1986

Teaching

State University of New York, Buffalo, New York

Department of Internal Medicine, Clinical Assistant Professor, 2010-present; Clinical Assistant Instructor, 1997-2010

Department of Preventive Medicine, Clinical Assistant Instructor, 2001-present

State University of New York, Buffalo, New York, 2003-2005

Clinical Assistant Instructor, School of Pharmacy

Buffalo State College, Buffalo, New York, 2003

Adjunct Lecturer, Department of Political Science

Multiple lectures delivered 1997-present, multiple venues, on topics in pathophysiology, clinical medicine, health care system organization, moral aspects of medical care, and health care communication.

Administration/

Service

Niagara Healthcare Quality Coalition

Board of Directors, 2010-present

Medical Society of the State of New York

Health Care Delivery and Medicaid Committee, 2007-2009

New York State Board of Professional Medical Conduct

Board Member, 2005-2011

Catholic Health system, Buffalo, NY

Chair, Health Information Management Committee, 2008-2011

Mercy Hospital, Buffalo, New York

Chair, Health Information Management Committee, 2006-2008

Buffalo Psychiatric Center, Buffalo, New York

Vice President, Medical Staff Organization, 2001-2005

Chair, Institutional Review Board, 2003

Chair, Medical Peer Review Committee, 2002-2005

Incident Review Committee, 2001-2005

Drug Usage and Evaluation Committee, 2001-2003

Health and Wellness Committee, 2001-2005

Health Care Plan, Buffalo, New York

Technology Management Committee, 1992-1993

Health Promotion Committee, 1999-2001

Disease Management Committee, 1999-2001

State University of New York, Buffalo, New York

President, Consortium Residents Committee, 1999-2000

Publications

Lee-Kwen P, Rahman M, Nargunan V, Baker J and Merrill M. Vitamin D Deficiency and Stroke Severity [poster], American Academy of Neurology, 2010.

Merrill MD and Belz JR. Oxcarbazepine and Risk of Falls Among Psychiatric Inpatients [letter]. Psychiatric Services 56:1623-1624, December 2005.

Merrill MD. Vitamin D: Antidote to Winter and the Darkness. Lulu Press, 2007.

Numerous newspaper articles and columns, 1985-2007

Awards

Mercy Hospital Physician of Distinction, 2012

Bernard and Sophie Gottlieb Award, 1997

(Excellence in an area outside medicine)

Klocke Award, 1997

(Excellence in research in Internal Medicine)

Board Status

American Board of Internal Medicine, 2012-2022

American Board of Preventive Medicine, 2003-2013

Licensure

New York State Medical License # 212164