Stephen Bartels, PhD

The Mongan Institutute, Massachusetts General Hospital

Dr. Stephen Bartels is the inaugural James J. and Jean H. Mongan Chair in Health Policy and Community Health in the Department of Medicine and Director of The Mongan Institute at MGH which serves as the academic home for 9 centers dedicated to health care delivery and population science. Before coming to MGH from Dartmouth in September 2018, he was the Herman O West Professor of Geriatrics, Professor of Psychiatry, Professor of Community & Family Medicine at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, and Professor of Health Policy at the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice. Among his accomplishments at Dartmouth included establishing and directing the Dartmouth Centers for Health and Aging, serving as CoPrincipal Investigator for Dartmouth’s SYNERGY Clinical Translational Science Institute, and as the Principal Investigator for Dartmouth’s CDC Health Promotion Research Center. Dr. Bartels has mentored over 40 early career investigators and over the past two decades he has led a highly productive research group developing, testing, and implementing interventions focused on complex health conditions and health disparities, co-occurring physical and mental disorders, health care management, health coaching, health promotion interventions for obesity and smoking, aging and geriatrics, integration of mental health and primary care, self-management, automated telehealth and mobile technology, evidence-based models of care for complex conditions, population health science, applied health care delivery science, and implementation science. Dr. Bartels is a member of the Executive Committee and core faculty of two NIMH-funded national research mentoring institutes and serves as the Chair for the National Institute of Health Dissemination and Implementation Research in Heath (DIRH) Study Section spanning 16 NIH institutes and a faculty member of the NCI Training Institute in Dissemination and Implementation Research in Cancer (TIDIRC).