Heidi Gullett, MD, MPH

Associate Director
Center for Community Health Integration
School of Medicine
Associate Professor
Center for Community Health Integration
School of Medicine
Charles Kent Smith, MD and Patricia Hughes Moore, MD Professorship in Medical Student Education in Family Medicine
School of Medicine
Associate Program Director
Public Health and General Preventive Medicine Residency Program
School of Medicine
Member
Cancer Prevention
Control & Population Research Program
Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

Heidi Gullett, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Family Medicine, Inaugural Appointee of the Charles Kent Smith, MD and Patricia Hughes Moore, MD Professorship in Medical Student Education in Family Medicine. Dr. Gullett is dually board-certified in Preventive Medicine and Family Medicine and maintains a robust clinical practice at Neighborhood Family Practice on Cleveland’s west side.

Dr. Gullett is involved in medical education, teaches medical students and Family and Preventive Medicine residents is a leader of the Block 1 first-year curriculum and are Associate Program Director for the Public Health/ General Preventive Medicine residency.

For the past four years, Dr. Gullett has been embedded as the School of Medicine population health liaison at the Cuyahoga County Board of Health. Her responsibilities include building partnerships between public health and clinical care in an effort to achieve health equity through community health improvement.  She also serves as co-chair of the Health Improvement Partnership-Cuyahoga (HIP-Cuyahoga), a large cross­ sector community health improvement consortium.

Her research, supported by a career development award from the American Cancer Society, heavily focuses on cancer prevention and helping people move out of poverty.  Dr. Gullett is passionate about the realization of equity through authentic long-term partnerships and collective impact.

Research Information

Research Interests

  • Full-spectrum family medicine
  • Primary & maternity care in rural areas
  • Improvement knowledge & curriculum in family medicine residencies & training
  • Reducing health disparities among Medicaid recipients

Publications