Paul Han, MD
Paul K. J. Han, MD, MA, MPH
Director, Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation
Phone: (207) 661-7619
Fax: (207) 662-3110
Dr. Han is the Director of CORE and a health services researcher and board certified general internist and palliative care physician. He received an M.D. at New York University School of Medicine, an M.A. in Bioethics and an M.P.H. from at the University of Pittsburgh, and completed Internal Medicine residency training at UCLA and a fellowship in cancer prevention and control at the National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health.
Dr. Han's general research interests are in risk communication, shared decision making, clinical prediction models, cancer, and palliative and end-of-life care. His specific interest is in understanding and improving the communication and management of uncertainty in health care, and his work bridges the disciplines of health services and behavioral research. His clinical activity is in palliative medicine, and he is an attending physician at the Hospice of Southern Maine. Dr. Han is actively involved in initiatives to promote shared decision making and to teach risk communication skills to medical students and physicians, and is a member of the Editorial Board of Medical Decision Making and the International Patient Decision Aids Standards (IPDAS) Collaboration.