Bio for Richard Pinckney, M.D., M.P.H. Richard Pinckney, M.D., M.P.H.Associate Professor of Medicine, General Internal Medicine & GeriatricsDepartment of Medicine Contact Information E-mail: Richard.Pinckney@uvmhealth.orgPhone: 802-847-4531Office Location: Adult Primary Care-Burlington, 1 So Prospect St., Burlington, VT 05401 Education1994 M.D. State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York1990 B.S. Hobart College, Geneva, New York - Cum Laude2000 M.P.H. Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MassachusettsAcademic InterestsMotivational InterviewingEvidence-Based MedicineClinical CompassionAcademic Appointments2011-present Associate Professor of Medicine Division of General Internal Medicine College of Medicine University of Vermont2009-present Co-Director Internal Medicine Resident Clinic1998-2001 Post-Graduate Research Doctoral Fellow College of Medicine University of Vermont1997-1998 Chief Resident in Internal Medicine College of Medicine University of Vermont1996-1997 Clinical Instructor in Internal Medicine College of Medicine University of VermontJune 1991-May 1992 Teaching Assistant in Molecular Biology Post-Baccalaureate Program SUNY BuffaloResearch GrantsTitle: Measuring the Quality of Cancer Care in the Community Role: Project Manager, Co-Investigator Title: Care of Patients after Positive Mammography Role: Principal Investigator Title: Event Analysis of Breast Procedures Role: Principal Investigator Title: VT-CHIP (Consumer Health Information Project) and Shared Medical Decision-Making Role: Co-Investigator Title: A Program in Wise Prescribing. Role: Principal InvestigatorTitle: Vermont SBIRT Collaborative: Co-Investigator PublicationsKaiser S, Vassell R, Pinckney RG, Holmes T, James TA. Clinical Impact of Biopsy Method on the Quality of Surgical Management in Melanoma Biopsy Method & Melanoma Surgical Management. Journal of Surgical Clinical Oncology. 2014; 109: 774-779 Kaminsky DA, Marcy T, Dorwaldt A, Pinckney R, Desarno M, Soloman L, Hughes JR. Motivating Smokers in the Hospital Pulmonary Function Laboratory to Quit Smoking by Use of the Lung Age Concept. Nicotine Tob Res. 2011 Nov 13;(11):1161-6.Pinckney RG, Helminski AS, Kennedy AG, MacLean CD, Hurowitz L, Cote E. The Effect of Medication Samples on Self-reported Prescribing Pratices: a statewide, cross-sectional survey. JGIM. 2011;26:40-44.Pinckney RG, O'Brien R, Piccirillo JF, Littenberg B. Evaluation of Comorbidity Indices in Patients Admitted for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Monaldi Arch Chest Dis. 2004;61:209-212.Pinckney RG, Geller BM, Burman M, Littenberg B. Effect of False-Positive Mammograms on Subsequent Screening Mammography in Vermont Women. Amer J Med 2003; 114:120-125.Kennedy AG, MacLean CD, Littenberg B, Ades PA, Pinckney RG. Achieving National Cholesterol Goals in Community-Based Patients with Diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2005;28:1029-34.To view more of Dr. Pinckney's publications, please visit PubMed.