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Adrienne Poon Adrienne Poon
Associate Professor of Medicine

Office Phone: 202-715-5109
Email: Email
Department: Medicine


  • Bachelor of Science - Biochemistry, Tufts University, 2006
  • MPH, Drexel University School of Public Health, 2008
  • Doctor of Medicine (MD), Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, 2014


Adrienne Poon, MD, MPH is a Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine within the Department of Medicine.

She has a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from Tufts University and a Master of Public Health from Drexel University with a concentration in Health Management and Policy focused on systemic racial and ethnic health disparities and Asian American health. As an Association of Schools of Public Health/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Rosenfield Global Health Fellow, she spent two years in Beijing helping manage the US President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) China program. She earned her medical degree from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School and completed Internal Medicine Residency training at George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences where she participated in the Underserved Medicine & Public Health track.

She is an Honorary Fellow with the University of Edinburgh as part of an academic global health research collaboration with Peking University to study China’s health transitions, disparities, system, and reform.

Dr. Poon has several peer-reviewed publications in journals that include Health Affairs, PLoS One, Sexually Transmitted Infections, and AIDS Care.

Board Certified

  • Internal Medicine


  • Hospital Medicine

Industry Relationships and Collaborations

This faculty member (or a member of their immediate family) has reported a financial interest with the health care related companies listed below. These relations have been reported to the University and, when appropriate, management plans are in place to address potential conflicts.

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