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photo Jing Luo, MD, MPH

General Internal Medicine

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Affiliated Faculty, Center for Pharmaceutical Policy and Prescribing (CP3)

Affiliated Faculty, Program on Regulation, Therapeutics and Law (PORTAL), Brigham and Women's Hospital


Phone: 412-383-3559

Office: 3609 Forbes Avenue, 2nd Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 412-383-3559
Administrative Assistant:
Genevieve Daniels
Address: 3609 Forbes Avenue, 2nd Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 412-383-0627
Education and Training
BS, Duke University, 2006
MD, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, 2011
MPH, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, 2016
Internship and Residency, Yale-New Haven Hospital (Primary Care Internal Medicine), 2014
Fellowship in General Medicine and Primary Care (Research), Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 2016
Research Interest
Dr. Luo is a clinician investigator and general internist whose research focuses on prescription drug use, pricing, policy, and comparative effectiveness. He is especially interested in medicines for chronic diseases such as diabetes, including insulin. Prior to joining Pitt, he was a faculty member at Harvard Medical School and the Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston.

His original investigations and perspectives have been published in The Lancet, JAMA, JAMA Internal Medicine, Annals of Internal Medicine. His work has been featured in the New York Times, the Washington Post, and VOX News.

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Clinical Interest
Dr. Luo's clinical interests are in type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and chronic pain.
Educational Interest
Dr. Luo teaches students and residents on the inpatient medicine teaching service at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital.
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Selected Publications:
Luo, J., Khan, N.F., Manetti, T., Rose, J., Kaloghlian, A., Gadhe, B., Jain, S.H., Gagne, J.J., Kesselheim, A.S. Implementation of a health plan program for switching from analogue to human insulin and glycemic control among Medicare beneficiaries with type 2 diabetes. JAMA. 2019; 321(4): 374-384.
Luo, J., Gonsalves, G., Greene, J. Insulin for all: treatment activism and the global diabetes crisis. Lancet (London, England). 2019; 393(10186): 2116.
Luo, J., Kesselheim, A.S., Avorn, J. Medicaid expenditures and estimated rebates for epinephrine autoinjectors, 2012 to 2016. JAMA Internal Medicine. 2017; 177(5): 734-736.
Luo, J., Gagne, J.J., Landon, J., Avorn, J., Kesselheim, A.S. Comparative effectiveness and safety of thalidomide and lenalidomide in patients with multiple myeloma in the United States of America: a population-based cohort study. European Journal of Cancer. 2017; 70: 22-33.
Notable Achievements
First Place, Original Research, Resident Abstract Competition, American College of Physicians (CT Chapter), 2013
Honorable Mention, Hopkins General Internal Medicine Housestaff Research Award, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 2013
NIH-Forgarty International Clinical Research Scholar, 2009-2010