Tanya M. Phares, DO, MPH, CPE, FACPM, FACP
Dr. Phares is committed to improving health outcomes through prevention
and delivery of high quality of healthcare. She is knowledgeable about
public health and policy, with expertise in health disparities, social
determinants of health, clinical preventive medicine, and process improvement.
Her work has been published in peer-reviewed journals, and she has authored
position statements for the American College of Preventive Medicine. She
has experience in health insurance and has practiced primary care and
hospital medicine; she currently practices as a hospitalist physician.
She is a clinical assistant professor for the University of Nevada, Reno,
School of Medicine, and serves on the Prevention Practice Committee for
the American College of Preventive Medicine and on the Preventive Medicine
Residency Advisory Committee for the California Department of Public Health.
She received her medical degree from Western University of Health Science
in Pomona, California; completed Internal Medicine Residency at the University
of Southern California and University of California Irvine, and specialized
training in Preventive Medicine at Los Angeles County Department of Public
Health. She earned a Master’s in Public Health from Tulane School
of Public Health & Tropical Medicine, and completed a research fellowship
at the Centers for Disease Control. She is dually board certified in General
Preventive Medicine & Public Health, and Internal Medicine. She is
a fellow of the American College of Physicians and American College of
Preventive Medicine, and a certified physician executive.