Robert J. Fortuna, M.D., M.P.H.

Robert J. Fortuna, M.D., M.P.H.

Contact Information

Culver Medical Group
913 Culver Road
Rochester, NY 14609

Office: (585) 654-5432
Fax: (585) 288-7871

Research Bio

Dr. Fortuna is a health services researcher with interests related to improving health care delivery, particularly for young adults with chronic conditions. His major areas of research interest are: (1) population health; (2) evaluating quality and improving access to primary care; (3) examining the health of young adults with chronic conditions, including autism, cerebral palsy, and intellectual disabilities.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Satcher Community Health Improvement Awards 2016
Community Impact Award | Greater Rochester Health Foundation 2012
Lawrence A. Kohn Senior Teaching Fellow | University of Rochester 2011 - 2012
Class of 2011 Med-Peds Teaching Award 2011
Finalist, National Milton W. Hamolsky Awards Junior Faculty Award | Society of General Internal Medicine 2010
Lawrence A. Kohn Senior Teaching Fellow | University of Rochester 2010 - 2011
Nominee, Harvard Medical School Prize for Excellence in Teaching | Harvard Medical School 2007
Good Physician Award | Dartmouth Medical School 2002
MD with Honors | Dartmouth Medical School 2002
Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Honor Society | Dartmouth Medical School 2002
Ohiyesa Fellowship | Dartmouth Medical School 2001
Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society 1997
Engineering Scholarship, National Starch and Chemical Company 1996

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 23 available »

2016 Dec
Miller EO, Stanistreet B, Ruckdeschel E, Nead K, Fortuna RJ. "Factors Associated with the Accurate Diagnosis of Obesity." Journal of community health. 2016 Dec; 41(6):1257-1263.
2016 Jan
Fortuna RJ, Robinson L, Smith TH, Meccarello J, Bullen B, Nobis K, Davidson PW. "Health Conditions and Functional Status in Adults with Autism: A Cross-Sectional Evaluation." Journal of general internal medicine. 2016 Jan; 31(1):77-84. Epub 2015 Sep 11.
2016
Fortuna RJ; Garfunkel L; Mendoza MD; Ditty M; West J; Nead K; Robbins BW. "Factors Associated with Resident Continuity in Ambulatory Training Practices". Journal of Graduate Medical Education (GME). 2016; .
2016
Fortuna RJ; Garfunkel L, Mendoza MD, Ditty M, West J, Nead K, Robbins BW. "Factors Associated with Resident Continuity in Ambulatory Training Practices". Journal of Graduate Medical Education. 2016; .
2015 Dec
Fortuna RJ, Nagel AK, Rose E, McCann R, Teeters JC, Quigley DD, Bisognano JD, Legette-Sobers S, Liu C, Rocco TA. "Effectiveness of a multidisciplinary intervention to improve hypertension control in an urban underserved practice." Journal of the American Society of Hypertension : JASH. 2015 Dec; 9(12):966-74. Epub 2015 Oct 26.

Current Appointments

Assistant Professor - Department of Medicine, Primary Care Physicians (SMD) - Primary
Assistant Professor - Department of Pediatrics (SMD)
Assistant Professor - Center for Community Health

Specialties

Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics
Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine

Education

MPH | Harvard School of Public Health2008
MD | Dartmouth Medical School2002

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Internal Medicine at Harvard University07/01/2006 - 06/30/2008
Residency in Internal Medicine / Pediatrics at Harvard University07/01/2003 - 06/30/2006
Internship in Internal Medicine / Pediatrics at Harvard University06/20/2002 - 06/30/2003