Richelle Koopman, MD, an associate professor of family and community medicine at the University of Missouri School of Medicine, has been elected president of the Annals of Family Medicine board of directors.
As board president, Koopman will oversee publication and budgeting of the journal. Koopman served as a member of the journal’s board during 2015-16 and will serve as board president during 2016-17.
As a fellowship-trained, board-certified family and community medicine physician, Koopman has research interests that include the use of health information technology for patient care, risk assessment and quality improvement.
Koopman is a 1993 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. She completed her residency in family and community medicine at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center-St. Margaret Memorial Hospital.
The Annals of Family Medicine is a peer-reviewed research journal dedicated to scientists, practitioners, policymakers, and the patients and communities they serve. The journal supports identifying and addressing important questions and concerns about patient-centered, prioritized and high-quality health care.