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Chronic disease management, including depression and diabetes; tobacco cessation; primary care


Job title:

Associate medical director, HealthPartners Medical Group; clinical director, care improvement research, HealthPartners Research Foundation


Leif I. Solberg, MD, is a board-certified family physician who combines leadership in a health plan and large medical group with research on quality, implementation and organizational change.

Dr. Solberg is a leading researcher for the HealthPartners Research Foundation. He has been principal investigator and co-principal investigator on five large National Institutes of Health/Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) grants and is currently involved in eight research projects. He has published more than 187 articles in peer-reviewed journals and 31 books.

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Leif Solberg is also a clinical professor at the University of Minnesota Department of Family Practice and Community Health, and has been on the board of directors and an operational leader for the Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement (ICSI) since it began.