Joined the Institute: 2022
Education and training:
- MD, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
- MS, Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health
- Certificate in Clinical Research, Mayo Graduate School and Certificate in Media and Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Affiliations/other offices held: Honorary Fellow, University of Wisconsin Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention; Associate Editor, American Journal of Preventive Medicine
Overview/research interests: Dr. Margaret (Maggie) Nolan has a background in Family Medicine, social epidemiology, and General Preventive Medicine/Public Health. Prior to coming to HealthPartners Institute, Maggie was a Physician Scientist at the University of Wisconsin Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention, where she had a particular interest in clinical tobacco dependence treatment in cancer patients and traditionally hard-to-reach populations. She was also Associate Director of the University of Wisconsin Preventive Medicine Residency Program. During her post-doctoral fellowship at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, her clinical research focused on tobacco dependence treatment in surgical patients and medically complex populations. Other areas of interest include chronic disease epidemiology, risk management, and behavioral or pharmaceutical interventions for chronic disease prevention.
Current research activities and funding: Maggie is currently working on several projects related to chronic disease risk management, including diabetes and cardiovascular disease. She is collaborating on a project with the Minnesota Department of Health in refugee health, as well as the U.S. Department of Labor to help rebuild a healthy and productive workforce. Maggie will also be seeing and treating patients in the Occupational Medicine clinic in Minneapolis.