brahmajee k. nallamothu, md, mph

Professor, Internal Medicine, Medical School
Investigator, Center for Healthcare Outcomes and Policy
Investigator, Center for Clinical Management Research
Ann Arbor VA Medical Center


Dr. Nallamothu is Professor in the Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Michigan. He received his MD from Wayne State University in 1995 and completed his residency in Internal Medicine and fellowship in General and Interventional Cardiology at the University of Michigan. He also completed research training through an Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) fellowship at the University of Michigan School of Public Health.

Dr. Nallamothu’s research interests focus on improving the use and performance of coronary angioplasty and stenting in acute myocardial infarction and the care of patients with cardiac arrests. Both of these are areas that have direct implications for critical care medicine and the goals of MCIRCC. His work has led to long-term collaborative efforts with investigators in various Divisions within the Department of Internal Medicine and other Departments and Schools across campus. Most recently his team has become interested in examining new analytic tools and methods for measuring quality and costs of cardiovascular services.

His papers have appeared in the New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA, Annals of Internal Medicine, British Medical Journal, Circulation, EHJ, and JACC. He has received funding in the past from AHRQ, NIH, VA HSR&D and the BCBS Foundation of Michigan. He has participated on NIH and VA study sections targeting health services research. He is Editor-in-Chief of Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality & Outcomes, a leading cardiovascular outcomes research journal published by the American Heart Association.