Linda Hill, MD, MPH

Clinical Professor

Dr. Hill is a Clinical Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Public Health at UCSD, and the Director of the UCSD/SDSU General Preventive Medicine Residency. San Diego Family Care, a Federal 330 Community Health Center, is the site of her clinical activities, as Medical Director 1980 to 2001, and Senior Staff Physician since 2001. She is the Director of the Training, Research and Education for Driving Safety (TREDS), a nationally recognized driving safety center. She is the Medical Director of the Exercise and Physical Activity Resource Center (EPARC), providing services to researchers, individuals, and physicians on physical activity, exercise prescriptions, body composition assessments, weight management, bone health and balance. She is the Co-Director of the UCSD Injury Epidemiology Prevention and Research Center, and Medical Director of the Refugee Health Assessment Program.

Tracks: Health Behavior, Global Health

Dr. Hill is engaged in prevention research and teaching with current/past support from the California Office of Traffic Safety, AAA Foundation for Older Driver Safety, Robert Wood Johnson, American Cancer Society, and Health Services Resource Administration, and the NIH including research in injury prevention, obesity, decision making, compliance, physician training, and refugee health. In addition to her teaching activities with the preventive medicine residents, she mentors and precepts medical students, masters students, pre-doctoral students and undergraduates.

  • Medical care
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Community Health Planning and Policy Development