Matthew Mireles

Dr. Mireles earned degrees in biomedical engineering from Texas A & M University, and in public health from the University of Texas Health Science Center, School of Public Health. His work experience includes clinical engineering and flight training with the U.S. Navy. His research interests are in injury and occupational epidemiology, emergency medicine, human factors and performance, and patient safety. He is widely published in injury epidemiology, clinical engineering, and public health. He is a faculty member at the Center for International Studies, University of St. Thomas. He is President of Rice University-Texas Medical Center Chapter of Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society. Dr. Mireles is president and CEO of Community Medical Foundation for Patient Safety, which was established in December 2003 as a nonprofit organization based in the Houston area and is a leader in patient safety research and education.

What Can We Do?

Feb 10, 2012

Commentary on the supply and demand of medicine, its overuse, and the need to regulate and optimize the accessibility of medicinal drugs in the US and beyond. This is the last in a series of four articles on the topic. Please click here for part 1, part 2 and part 3.

Waste of Medicines

Jan 20, 2012

Commentary on the supply and demand of medicine, its overuse, and the need to regulate and optimize the accessibility of medicinal drugs in the US and beyond. This is part three a series of four articles on the topic. Please click here for part 1, part 2, and part 4.

Medicines: The Social and Public Health Costs

Jan 08, 2012

Commentary on the supply and demand of medicine, its overuse, and the need to regulate and optimize the accessibility of medicinal drugs in the US and beyond. This is part one a series of four articles on the topic. Click here to read part 2, part 3 and part 4....