Professor, Family and Community Medicine
Office of the Dean, School of Medicine
4610 X Street , Suite 3101
Sacramento, CA 95817
A.B., Boston College, Boston, Massachusetts, 1968
M.A., University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, 1970
Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse (AMERSA), 2001- Pres.
Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Member, 1972-Pres.; Board of Directors, 1974-78
Association of American Medical Colleges: GDI, GFA
North American Primary Care Research Group, 1988-Pres.
Society for Behavioral Medicine, 1980-Pres.
Society for Teachers of Family Medicine, 1985-Pres.
Select Honors and Awards:
Excellence in Education Award, UC Davis School of Medicine, 2006
Elected Fellow, American Psychological Association, Division 38: Health Psychology, 1994
National Defense Education Act (NDEA) Fellowship, University of Vermont, 1970
Sigma Xi Research Award, University of Vermont, 1970
Select Recent Publications:
Howell LP, Chen CY, Joad JP, Green R, Callahan EJ, Bonham AC. Issues and challenges of non-tenure-track research faculty: the UC Davis School of Medicine experience. Acad Med. 2010 Jun;85(6):1041-7.
Howell, L.P., Joad, J.P., Callahan, E.J., Bonham, A.c. Generational forecasting in academic medicine: A unique method of planning for success in the next two decades. Academic Medicine :2009, 84(8): 985-993.
Callahan, EJ., Flynn, N.M., Kuenneth, c.A., Enders, S.R. Strategies to reduce HN risk behavior in HN primary care clinics: Brief provider messages and specialist intervention. AIDS and Behavior, 2007: 11(5 Suppl):S48-57.
Hilty, D.M., Marks, S., Wegeland, J., Callahan, E.J., Nesbitt, T.S. A randomized controlled trial of disease management modules, including telepsychiatric care, for depression in rural primary care. Psychiatry, 2007: 4(2): 58-65.
Baldwin, J., Johnson, R., Wayment, H. & Callahan, E.J. Community intervention to enhance early identification and treatment of substance abuse. Substance Abuse, 2005:26(3-4):43-7.
Bertakis KD, Azari R, Callahan EJ. Patient pain in primary care: Factors that influence physician diagnosis. Annals of Family Medicine, 2(3):224-30, 2004.
Callahan EJ, Stange KC, Zyzanski SJ, Goodwin MA, Flocke SA, Bertakis KD. Physician-elder interaction in community family practice. Journal of the American Board of Family Practice, 17(1):19-25, 2004.
Bertakis KD, Azari R, Callahan EJ. Patient pain: Its influence on primary care physician-patient interaction. Family Medicine, 35(2):119-23, 2003.
Callahan EJ, Stange KC, Bertakis KD, Zyzanski SJ, Azari R, Flocke SA. How well does time use during outpatient residency training reflect community practice? Family Medicine, 35(6):423-7, 2003.
Callahan EJ, Bertakis KD, Azari R, Robbins JA, Helms LJ, Miller J. Association of higher costs with symptoms and diagnosis of depression. Journal of Family Practice, 51(6):540-544, 2002.
Hilty DM, Nesbitt TS, Marks SL, Callahan EJ. Effects of telepsychiatry on the doctor-patient relationship: Communication, satisfaction and relevant issues. Primary Psychiatry, 9(9):29-34, 2002.
Kikano GE, Snyder CW, Callahan EJ, Goodwin MA, Stange KC. A comparison of ambulatory services of patients with managed care and fee-for-service insurance. American Journal of Managed Care, 8(2):181-186, 2002.
Bertakis KD, Callahan EJ, Azari R, Robbins JA. Predictors of patient referrals by primary care residents to specialty care clinics. Family Medicine, 33(3):203-209, 2001.
Bertakis KD, Helms LJ, Callahan EJ, Azari R, Leigh P, Robbins JA. Patient gender differences in the diagnosis of depression in primary care. Journal of Women’s Health and Gender-Based Medicine, 10(7):689-698, 2001.