Michael P. Stevens, M.D., M.P.H.


Dr. Stevens is an Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine at the Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Medical Center, where he is also an Associate Hospital Epidemiologist, the director of the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program, the director of the Travel & Tropical Medicine Clinic and the Global Health Pathway Director within the Internal Medicine Residency Program. He is a graduate of the College of Charleston (BA) and the VCU School of Medicine (MD, MPH). He completed a residency in Internal Medicine at VCU where he was also a chief resident and completed fellowships in Infectious Diseases and Hospital Epidemiology, as well. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases. 

Dr. Stevens has a long-standing interest in global health and health disparities. He studied abroad in South Africa and Madagascar as an undergraduate where he was particularly interested in the social determinants of health. During medical school, he participated in direct medical care in rural Kenya where he also was the co-recipient of a grant for providing education about preventing malaria infection.

He has participated on multiple medical relief trips to rural Honduras dating back to 2006, and served on the board of the Honduras Outreach Medical Brigada Relief Effort (H.O.M.B.R.E.) from 2007 to 2013, where he was also president from 2009-2010. Dr. Stevens created the Central American Relief Elective (C.A.R.E.) within the Department of Internal Medicine in 2008 (now known as the Global Health & Health Disparities Program [GH2DP]), and has directed this program since its inception.

In October 2014 Dr. Stevens and Dr. Bearman were awarded the Educational Innovation Award by the VCU School of Medicine in recognition of their educational efforts with GH2DP.

Dr. Stevens is particularly interested in resident and student education in global health and health disparities. He lectures in the medical school’s Service Learning in Global Health course as well as the Microbiology course. He is one of the site leaders for the GH2DP Yoro site in northern Honduras. Dr. Stevens has mentored numerous residents and students on global health related quality improvement and research projects.


Michael P. Stevens, M.D., M.P.H.

For more information contact:

Michael P. Stevens, M.D., M.P.H.

VCU Health System

P.O. Box 980019

Richmond, Virginia 23298-0019

Phone: (804) 828-2121