Lia Bruner, MD

Lia Bruner, MD

Lia Bruner, MD
Lia Bruner, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Russell Hall, 235K, 1425 Prince Avenue, Athens, GA 30602

706-713-2217

Education

B.S with distinction in Chemical Engineering from Iowa State, 1995

B.A. Physiological Sciences from University of Oxford (England), 1997

MD from Harvard Medical School, 2001

Family Medicine Residency at Boston University Medical Center, 2004

Honors / Awards / Achievements

AU/UGA Medical Partnership 2018 MCG Exemplary Teaching Award recipient for Athens Small Group

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Foundation New Faculty Scholar Award (2007)

Texas Tech Health Sciences Center Dean’s Educational Innovation Award (2008)

BUMC Residency: Chief Resident (2003-2004), Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Resident Teacher Award (2004)

University of Oxford: Rhodes Scholar (1995-1997), Physiological Society Prize (awarded to top undergraduate physiology student) (1997)

Iowa State University Tau Beta Pi (Engineering Honor Society) National Laureate (1995), Iowa Alpha President (1994)

Senior Scholastic Award (top-ranking engineering scholar) (1995)

Wallace E. Barron All-University Senior Award (1995)

Selected Publications

Bruner LP, Jones BG, Trotter D, “Influence of Community Preceptor Specialty and Method of Assignment in an Early Clinical Experience Course.” Fam Med 2010;42(3):173-9

Educational Activities

Essentials of Clinical Medicine 1 Clinical Skills Preceptor (August 2017-present)

Phase 2 Small Group Learning Facilitator (August 2017-present)

Clinical preceptor for AU/UGA Medical Partnership Internal Medicine Residency Program at St. Mary’s Health Care System (August 2017-present)

Case oversight team (May 2018-present, Chair April 2019-present)

Scholarship & Research

PRESENTATIONS AND POSTERS

“Calling the Shots: An Adult Immunization Update.” Presented at AU/UGA Medical Partnership Internal Medicine Residency Program at St. Mary’s Health System, Athens, GA, July 10, 2019.

“Evaluation of a Gender Gap in Student Academic Performance of an Integrated Hybrid Curriculum.” Presented at the 23rd Annual International Association of Medical Science Educators Meeting, Roanoke, VA, June 10, 2019 (poster). Main presenter (in collaboration with Amy Baldwin, Edwin Sperr, Jr., Amy Medlock, DeLoris Hesse, Mary Bond, and Janette Hill).

“Calling the Shots: An Adult Immunization Update.” Presented at Piedmont Internal Medicine Residency, Athens, GA, May 13, 2019.

“Calling the Shots: An Adult Immunization Update.” Presented at Grand Rounds for St. Mary’s Health System, Athens, GA, April 4, 2019.

“Chicken Patties, Canned Peas and Graham Crackers in the Food Box: Assessing Diabetes Among Food Bank Recipients.”  Poster. 37th Annual North American Primary Care Research Group Annual Conference, Montreal, Quebec, CA, November 2009 (in collaboration with Betsy Jones, Kathy Chauncey, and David Trotter).

“Diabetes in Food Bank Recipients: A Needs Assessment and Pilot Study.”  Presented at STFM Annual Spring Conference, April 30, 2009 (Peer Paper In-Progress). Main presenter (in collaboration with Betsy Jones, and Kathy Chauncey).
Uploaded to Family Medicine Digital Resource Library (https://resourcelibrary.stfm.org/viewdocument/diabetes-in-food-bank-recipients)
“Written Portfolio Assignments in an Early Clinical Experience Course: Student vs. Faculty Evaluations.”  Presented at STFM Annual Spring Conference, May 1, 2009 (scholastic poster). Main presenter (in collaboration with Betsy Jones and David Trotter).
Uploaded to Family Medicine Digital Resource Library (https://resourcelibrary.stfm.org/viewdocument/written-portfolio-assignments-in-an)
“Implementing and Evaluating an Early Clinical Experience Longitudinal Block for Medical Students.”  Presented at STFM Annual Spring Conference, May 1, 2008 (Peer Paper In-Progress). Main Presenter (in collaboration with Betsy Jones, Tommie Farrell, and Kathryn McMahon).
Uploaded to Family Medicine Digital Resource Library (https://resourcelibrary.stfm.org/viewdocument/implementing-and-evaluating-an-earl)
“How Can Family Physicians Work With Food Banks to Improve Dietary Compliance in People With Diabetes?”  Presented at STFM Annual Spring Conference, May 2, 2008 (Special Topic Breakfast). Main Presenter (in collaboration with Kathy Chauncey and Betsy Jones).

“Health Care Decision-Making” panels, Texas Tech University School of Law Bioethics Course (taught by Professor Susan Fortney) (February 6, 2007, September 11, 2007).

Emergency Contraception Provider Survey, Research Presentation #8, 22nd Annual Society of Teachers of Family Medicine North East Region Meeting, October 16-19, 2003.  Co-presenter.

TEACHING MATERIALS

Minimal Change Disease Case (co-author, 2019) (Year 2 AU/UGA Medical Partnership Small Group Learning case)

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Case (author, 2018) (Year 2 AU/UGA Medical Partnership Small Group Learning case)

Ovarian Cancer Case (co-author, 2018) (Year 2 AU/UGA Medical Partnership Small Group Learning case)

Non-alcoholic Steatohepatitis Case (co-author, 2018) (Year 1 AU/UGA Medical Partnership Small Group Learning case)

Edited 11 new AU/UGA Medical Partnership Small Group Learning cases for year 1 and year 2 (2018-2019)

Revised the physical exam portion of 41 cases and reviewed and edited physical exam changes on 44 cases for AU/UGA Medical Partnership Small Group Learning cases. (2018-2019)

“Packet of Five Reflective Portfolio Assignments and Grading Rubrics for Medical Students.”

Uploaded to Family Medicine Digital Resource Library on May 21, 2009 in collaboration with Lynn Bickley and Betsy Jones (https://resourcelibrary.stfm.org/viewdocument/packet-of-five-reflective-portfolio)

“SOAP Note 2: Subjective: Chief Complaint & History of Present Illness,” Texas Tech Medcast Series (podcast), November 7, 2006, with Tommie Farrell, M.D.

For more information about attending the Medical College of Georgia at the Medical Partnership campus

Learn More Apply Now