Medical School

General Internal Medicine

Department of Medicine

Anne Joseph, MD, MPH

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Academic Title

Wexler Professor of Medicine and Director, Applied Clinical Research Program

Clinical Title



  • Family Medicine/Primary Care
  • Internal Medicine


  • Primary Care Center


Medical School
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MD); University of Minnesota (MPH in Epidemiology)
University of Minnesota (Internal Medicine)

Administrative Contact

E: GenMed
P: (612) 624-0468
F: (612) 626-6782 

Clinic Appointments
P: (612) 624-9499
W: Primary Care Center

Mailing Address

Division of General Internal Medicine
717 Delaware Street SE, Suite 166
MC 1932
Minneapolis, MN 55414

Bio Statement

Dr. Joseph is a Wexler Professor of Medicine and general internist in the Department of Medicine. She received her medical training at the University of Michigan and received a Masters of Public Health in Epidemiology from the University of Minnesota. She is currently directing the Applied Clinical Research Program in the Department of Medicine. Her primary research interests are in tobacco control. Her work has focused on smoking cessation and smoking reduction interventions for special populations of smokers that experience unique barriers to delivery of tobacco treatment. Dr. Joseph is past president of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco, Co-Chair of the Medical School Promotion and Tenure Committee and a member of the University of Minnesota Women’s Faculty Cabinet.

Honors, Awards, Organizations

  • 2007, Under Secretary of Health for Veterans Affairs Special Service Award
  • 2005, VA Strategic Health Care Group Special Contribution Award
  • 2003, VA Strategic Health Care Group Special Contribution Award
  • 2004, VA Strategic Health Care Group Special Contribution Award
  • 2001, University of Minnesota Department of Medicine Faculty Outcomes Research Award
  • American College of Physicians
  • American Public Health Association
  • American Society of Addiction Medicine
  • Society of General Internal Medicine
  • Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco

Selected Recent Publications

  • Stahre M, Okuyemi KS, Joseph AM, Fu SS. Racial/ethnic differences in menthol cigarette smoking, prevalence of smoking cessation, and utilization of evidence-based tobacco cessation treatments. Addiction 2010 Dec;105 Suppl 1:75-83. DOI: :10.1111/j.1360-0443.2010.03200.x
  • Hennrikus D, Joseph AM, Lando HA, Duval S, Ukestad L, Kodl M, Hirsch AT. Effectiveness of a smoking cessation program for peripheral artery disease patients: a randomized controlled trial. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 2010 Dec 14;56(25):2105-12. DOI: 10.1016/j.jacc.2010.07.031
  • McFall M, Saxon AJ, Malte CA, Chow B, Bailey S, Baker DG, Beckham JC, Boardman KD, Carmody TP, Joseph AM, Smith MW, Shih MC, Lu Y, Holodniy M, Lavori PW; CSP 519 Study Team. Integrating tobacco cessation into mental health care for posttraumatic stress disorder: a randomized controlled trial. Journal of the American Medical Association 2010 Dec 8;304(22):2485-93. DOI: 10.1001/jama.2010.1769
  • Fu SS, Burgess DJ, van Ryn M, Rhodes K, Widome R, Ricards JJ, Noorbaloochi S, Clothier B, Su J, Joseph AM. Smoking-cessation strategies for American Indians: should smoking-cessation treatment include a prescription for a complete home smoking ban? American Journal of Preventive Medicine 2010 Dec;39(6 Suppl 1):S56-65. DOI: 10.1016/j.amepre.2010.08.012
  • Widome R, Joseph AM, Polusny M, Chlebeck B, Brock B, Gulden A, Fu SS. Talking to Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans about tobacco use. Nicotine and Tobacco Research 2011, published online March 24, 2011. DOI: 10.1093/ntr/ntr028
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