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Erin Krebs

Erin Krebs, MD, MPH is a general internist with a primary goal to improve chronic pain management in primary care. Her research focuses on benefits and harms of opioid analgesics, primary care management of long-term opioid therapy, and patient-centered approaches to pain care.

CURRENT POSITIONS
  • Core Investigator, Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis VA Health Care System, Minneapolis, MN
  • Women’s Health Medical Director, Minneapolis VA Health Care System, Minneapolis, MN
  • Associate Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

RESEARCH INTERESTS
• Chronic pain management 
• Opioid effectiveness and harms
• Pain assessment

EDUCATION
BA, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
MD, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN
Internal Medicine Residency, University of Minnesota School of Medicine, Minneapolis, MN
Chief Residency, Minneapolis VA Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN
Fellowship, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
MPH, University of North Carolina School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC

CONTACT INFO
612.467.1979
Email: Erin.Krebs@va.gov

Check out a full publication list on PubMed.