National Mentoring Network (MNET) Mentor Profiles
Steven Fu, M.D MSCE
University of Minnesota Medical School
Minnesota VA Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN
Research Interests: Access, Behavioral Medicine, Cancer, Equity, Patient-Centered Care, Substance Use
Dr. Steven Fu is currently the Director of the Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, a VA Health Services Research Center of Innovation, as well as an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Minnesota Medical School and a core investigator in the University of Minnesota’s Tobacco Use Research Center. Dr. Fu is an internationally recognized expert in tobacco cessation and health disparities and is Chair of the Advisory Committee for the Tobacco-Related Health Disparities Network of the Society for Research on Nicotine & Tobacco. He is a leader in the treatment of tobacco dependence among diverse racial/ethnic minority groups, and among our nation’s military Veterans. His research is focused on identifying and implementing best practices for improving the delivery and utilization of tobacco dependence treatments among diverse and vulnerable populations.