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Faculty Scholar Ron Gimbel, Ph.D. at Clemson University, Clemson South Carolina

Ron Gimbel, Ph.D.

Chair of the Department of Public Health Sciences
College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences

Contact: 864-656-1969 or rgimbel@clemson.edu

Who is Dr. Gimbel?

Ron Gimbel is the chair of the Department of Public Health Sciences within the College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences. He came to Clemson in 2014 from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. Ron has experience in operations, health administration and health policy. His research interests focus on improving health care delivery and health outcomes through clinical research on physician decision-making, clinical documentation, and enhanced communication. He also teaches courses in clinical & translational science and health informatics. Ron also serves as a mentor for the Embedded Scholars program. 

For more information, see his College Profile.

How Dr. Gimbel’s research is transforming health care

Ron is transforming health care through mobile health technology. He is actively engaged in research aimed at enhancing active living of chronic diabetes patients. He is also striving to use clinical decision support technology to aid physicians in clinical decision-making around medical imaging to reduce radiation exposure and improve the ordering of advanced medical imaging.

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Health Research Expertise Keywords

Health Informatics, Mobile Health, Clinical Decision-Making, Patient Safety, Quality of Care, Evidence-Based Medicine, Clinical and Translational Science