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Joseph Simonetti MD, MPH

Assistant Professor, Clinical Investigator
  • Internal Medicine (SOM)
  • Program for Injury Prevention Education & Research
  • Division of Hospital Medicine (CU Anschutz); Veterans Health Administration

Joseph Simonetti, MD, MPH is a hospital medicine physician and health services researcher, with a focus on firearm injury prevention. He is a faculty member in the Program for Injury Prevention, Education & Research at the Colorado School of Public Health and an assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. Dr. Simonetti is also a clinical investigator in the Rocky Mountain Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center for Suicide Prevention and the Denver-Seattle Center of Innovation for Veteran-Centered and Value-Driven Care at the Veterans Health Administration.

Dr. Simonetti was awarded a VA HSR&D Career Development Award to develop and pilot test a Veteran-centered lethal means safety suicide prevention intervention. He has served as an invited member to multiple national workgroups to provide guidance on research and policy efforts on firearm injury and suicide prevention.

Education, Licensure & Certifications

  • Chief Medical Resident, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 2012
  • MPH, Health Services Research, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 2012
  • Internal Medicine Residency, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 2011
  • MD, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH 2008

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Affiliations

  • Faculty Member, Program for Injury Prevention, Education & Research, Colorado School of Public Health
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
  • Investigator, Rocky Mountain Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center for Suicide Prevention, VHA
  • Investigator, Denver-Seattle Center of Innovation for Veteran-Centered and Value-Driven Care, VHA
  • Attending Physician, Hospital Medicine Group, Rocky Mountain Regional VA Medical Center