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Barreto, Tyler W

School of Medicine
Family & Community Medicine


Dr. Tyler Barreto, originally from Indiana, earned her undergraduate degree in biochemistry from Grinnell College, and completed medical school and residency training at Michigan State University. Dr. Barreto has the classic family medicine problem of being interested in a wide variety of topics, including population health, innovative health models, obesity, point of care ultrasound, and underserved populations.
Dr. Barreto has been an active researcher throughout her training and early career. One of her studies was named the Poster of Distinction at Obesity Week in 2015. Dr. Barreto completed a Health Policy Fellowship at Georgetown University where she served as an Assistant Professor. Her work focuses on obstetric workforce shortages, identifying key variables in successful innovative care models, addressing behavioral health in primary care, and assessing low value care.

10/2017 - Present Assistant Professor and Not Applicable University of Texas Health San Antonio, Family & Community Medicine, San Antonio, TX