Michael L. LeFevre, MD, MSPH

Future of Family Medicine Professor/Vice Chair, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Missouri (MU) School of Medicine, Columbia; Medical Director, Population Health, MU Health Care, Columbia

Dr. LeFevre earned his medical degree from the MU School of Medicine in Columbia and completed his family medicine residency at the University of Missouri Hospital and Clinics. In his current role at the MU School of Medicine, he has administrative oversight of family medicine, urgent care, and quick care practices in eight locations with more than 150,000 annual visits. He teaches residents and medical students in the inpatient and outpatient settings, and maintains an active practice across the full breadth of family medicine, including inpatient work. His practice included obstetrics through 2012. He served as Chief Medical Information Officer for MU Health Care and directed the implementation of the electronic health record (EHR) system across the health system. Much of Dr. LeFevre’s academic effort has been in evidence-based medicine and clinical policies. In April 2016, he completed more than a decade of work on the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), including three years as co-vice chair and a year as chair. In addition, he was a member of the Joint National Committee on Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Pressure and was elected to the Institute of Medicine in 2011. He has received numerous awards, including the 2010 MU School of Medicine/Medical Alumni Organization Distinguished Service Award, the 2013 Citation of Merit Award, and the 2013 University of Missouri Alumni Association Faculty-Alumni Award.