Mark Ebell, M.D., M.S.
U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
Mark Ebell, M.D., M.S., is a professor of epidemiology and biostatistics at The University of Georgia and a family physician. An experienced researcher, author, and editor, Dr. Ebell's expertise and research interests include primary care research, point-of-care decision support, health information technology for the primary care setting, evidence-based medicine, and systematic reviews of screening and diagnostic tests.
Prior to his current position, Dr. Ebell worked at The University of Georgia as an assistant to the provost. Before that, Dr. Ebell was an associate professor of family medicine at Michigan State University.
An accomplished writer and editor, Dr. Ebell is the author of more than 300 peer-reviewed publications and author and co-editor of seven books. He has also held a number of editorial positions throughout his career and is currently editor-in-chief of Essential Evidence, deputy editor of American Family Physician, and co-editor of Essentials of Family Medicine.
Among his many honors, Dr. Ebell received the Early Distinguished Career Achievement Award from the University of Michigan Medical Center Alumni Society, was selected as a Robert Wood Johnson Generalist Physician Faculty Scholar, and is recognized as one of the “Best Doctors in America” by Best Doctors. He has been selected for federal service as a member of the Medicare Evidence Development & Coverage Advisory Committee and participated in an Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality study section on health care technology and decision sciences. Dr. Ebell's professional society memberships include the American Academy of Family Physicians and the North American Primary Care Research Group.
Dr. Ebell holds a B.A. in biology from Kalamazoo College and an M.S. in clinical research design and statistical analysis from the School of Public Health at the University of Michigan. He earned an M.D. from the University of Michigan, where he also completed a residency in family medicine.
Dr. Ebell joined the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force in January 2012.
Internet Citation: Biography. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. May 2019.