Haq Nawaz MD, MPH is the Chair of the Department of Preventive Medicine and the Program Director for the combined Internal Medicine & Preventive Medicine Residency Program. He is Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Yale School of Medicine. He completed his residency training in combined internal medicine and preventive medicine program at Griffin and received his MPH from the Yale School of Public Health. After finishing his residency he became chief resident/residency manager for the combined program. Later he was promoted to be the Associate Program Director and then Program Director of the Combined Program.
Dr. Nawaz is board certified in both internal medicine and preventive medicine. He is a member of the Griffin Faculty Practice Plan and serves as attending hospitalist.
Dr. Nawaz is actively involved in quality of care improvement in the hospital. He chairs Clinical Pathways Committee and is the co-chair of the Evidence-based Care Council.
Dr. Nawaz is actively involved in clinical research and has received many research and training grants. His research interests include cardiovascular risk reduction, obesity prevention, behavior modification and screening. He has published original research articles in peer-reviewed journals.
Dr. Nawaz also participates in international health and humanitarian medical missions. He has participated in medical missions to Sri Lanka, Pakistan, and Peru.