Ben Huang, DO, MPH, FACOEP will join the clinical faculty as an associate professor at Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine February, 2013. His main responsibilities include integration of clinical medicine via problem based learning, standardized patient examinations, and oversight and guidance of the simulation laboratory.
Dr. Huang earned a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois, Chicago and his Master’s in Public Health from University of Illinois School of Public Health. He has done research at the University of Chicago in the MRFIT trial (Multiple Risk Factor Intervention Trial) for five years and has been a health educator for the Cook County Department of Public Health.
Dr. Huang received his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) degree from the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and is residency trained and board certified in Emergency Medicine. He is a fellow in the American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians and has over 20 years of emergency medicine experience. He is the medical director of the emergency department at Community Westview Hospital. He is active in state and national organizations and has been a board member of the Indiana Osteopathic Association since 1995, serving as the President in 2008 and currently as Chair of the scholarship committee. Dr Huang was the Chair of the steering committee of the Indiana Osteopathic Medical School for the Indiana Osteopathic Association in 2009 and is a delegate to the American Osteopathic Association. He has extensive experience teaching students and residents since 1994 and was the Director of Medical Education for Westview Hospital for six years.
His interests in medicine include patient education and communications, clinical decision making and medical error abatement, disaster medicine, bioterrorism and toxicology. His hobbies include kayaking, fishing, photography, lutherie, and playing bass in a band.