Roberto Cardarelli, DO, MHA, MPH, FAAFP
Dr. Cardarelli is professor and chair for the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. He also serves as chief medical officer for ambulatory services for UK HealthCare. He received his doctor of osteopathy and master of public health degrees from University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth and his master in health administration from the University of Cincinnati. Dr. Cardarelli completed a residency in family medicine and a fellowship in faculty development at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas. He is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and a fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians.
Dr. Cardarelli is recognized in implementation science and clinic transformation research in chronic pain management, lung cancer screening, tobacco cessation, care transitions, and cardiovascular health. He has been funded by NIH and numerous federal and nonfederal organizations. He was the founder of the North Texas Primary Care Practice-based research Network and immediate past director of the Kentucky Ambulatory Practice-based Research Network that focused in helping primary care clinics in implementing QI models to improve care delivery. His career has integrated research, education, health administration, and patient care to drive impactful change across populations.