Jeanne Ferrante, M.D., M.P.H.

Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research
Professor, Family Medicine and Community Health, (848) 932-5252

Dr. Ferrante is a family physician and health services researcher in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. She is Director of the New Jersey Primary Care Research Network, and she is a full member of the Cancer Control and Prevention Program at Cancer Institute of New Jersey. Prior to joining Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in 2007, she was an Associate Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at New Jersey Medical School from 2001-2007, and at University of South Florida College of Medicine from 1994-2000. Dr. Ferrante has served on grant review panels of the Bureau of Health Professions, Department of Health and Human Services, American Cancer Society, and National Cancer Institute. She was a member of the New Jersey Obesity Prevention Task Force and the Task Force on Prevention, Early Detection and Treatment of Cancer in New Jersey. She currently acts as a member of the Editorial Board for the Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine. Dr. Ferrante’s research focuses on obesity, cancer control, and the role of primary care in improving health outcomes and decreasing disparities.