Myra L. Muramoto, MD, MPH, is Professor of Family and Community Medicine, and Public Health. A native of Tucson, Arizona, she is board certified in Family Practice and has completed post-doctoral training in research, public health and integrative medicine. Her clinical interests include tobacco cessation, obesity treatment and integrative medicine approaches to chronic disease prevention and treatment.
Dr. Muramoto is active in tobacco cessation research, working in a range of settings: healthcare systems, clinical research, community-based interventions, public health, e-health, and low and middle-income countries. Her tobacco cessation research has focused on special populations including: multiple medical co-morbidities; Latinos, American Indians, African Americans; adolescents; low-income pregnant women and families; military; and medically compromised populations in low and middle-income countries. Dr. Muramoto’s research sponsors include NIH, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, CDC foundation, and industry. Dr. Muramoto has extensive experience in curriculum development in tobacco cessation and substance abuse education for professional and lay audiences.
- Integrative medicine
- Comparative effectiveness research
- Health promotion/prevention (tobacco cessation, skin cancer prevention, e-cigarettes)
- Diabetes, metabolic syndrome
- Carbohydrate restriction as a a theraputic dietary intervention