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Josiah K. Halm, MD, MS, FACP, FHM, CMQ

Present Title & Affiliation


Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

2003 Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, MS, Clinical Epidemiology
1996 University of Ghana Medical School, Accra, Ghana, MB.chB, Medicine

Postgraduate Training

2001-2003 Primary Care Research & Faculty Development, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, National Research Service Award - NRSA NIH, Sponsor Training Program
1998-2001 Residency, Internal Medicine, Cook County Hospital, Chicago, IL
1996-1997 Housemanship, Internal Medicine & Ob/Gyn, Korle-bu Teaching Hospital, Accra, Ghana

Board Certifications

2001 Diplomat, American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM), Recertification Date: 2011


Academic Appointments

Assistant Professor, Department of General Internal Medicine, Division of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 2008-2014

Selected Publications


1. Jordan J, Halm J, et al. Benefits of Initiating a Hospitalist PICC Program - Experience from an Academic Community Medical Center. Journal of Hospital Medicine 3(1):62, 2008.
2. Halm J, Amoako EP. Physical Activity Recommendation for Hypertension Management: Does Healthcare Provider Advice Make a Difference?. Ethnicity and Disease (International Society of Hypertension in Blacks, 2008.
3. Reiss M, Halm J. Lead Poisoning in an Adult: Lead Mobilization by Pregnancy?. JGIM(22):1212-1215, 2007.
4. Halm J. Using electronic medical records to help improve control of hypertension: Secondary database analysis of blood pressure in a large healthcare system in Wisconsin. JCH 8:A215, 2006.
5. Halm J, Schapira M, Grimm C et al. Do physicians' recommend exercise in adults with hypertension and do patients follow their advice? Ethnicity & Disease 14:S2-58, 2004.
6. Halm J, Scheidermayer D, Sebastian J et al. The times…they are achanging: Survey of winners of best teacher award in a department of medicine. JGIM(18):243, 2003.

Last updated: 1/5/2016