Dr. Nimmi Rajagopal Named Associate Chair of Family and Community Medicine

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Nimmi Rajagopal, MD has been named the new Associate Chair of Family and Community Medicine for Cook County Health (CCH), one of the largest public health care systems in the country.

A native Chicagoan, Dr. Rajagopal focuses her efforts on direct patient care with a strong physician-to-patient relationship, as well as on educating tomorrow's future physicians, while serving as an Assistant Professor of Clinical Family Medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine. She has special clinical interests in primary care performance improvement, patient-centered medical homes and providing care to underserved patient populations.

"Dr. Rajagopal's background and experience will help Cook County Health's continued efforts to improve primary care efficiency and effectiveness," said Dr. Mark Loafman, Chair of Family and Community Medicine for Cook County Health. "As we remain committed to growing our medical home clinics and training programs, Dr. Rajagopal's expertise will be invaluable to the health system."

Before joining CCH, Dr. Rajagopal served in a number of leadership roles at UI Health and the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, including serving as the medical site director for the Mile Square Health Center, one of the country's oldest federally qualified health center. For three consecutive years, she was awarded "Outpatient Attending of the Year" and "Preceptor of the Year."

Dr. Rajagopal is graduate of the Ross University School of Medicine, and completed her internship and residency at Presence Saint Francis Hospital Evanston and the University of Illinois at Chicago, respectively.

 

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