Mark Ebell, MD, MS

Professor, University of Georgia

Dr. Mark Ebell is a graduate of Kalamazoo College and the University of Michigan Medical School, where he also trained in Family Medicine and has a degree from their School of Public Health. He is currently a Professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics in the College of Public Health at the University of Georgia.

Dr. Ebell was formerly Editor-in-chief of the Journal of Family Practice, and is currently Editor-in-Chief of Essential Evidence and Deputy Editor of the journal American Family Physician. He is author of over 500 peer-reviewed publications and is author or editor of seven books, with a focus on evidence-based practice, respiratory infections, and clinical decision-making.

Dr. Ebell was a Robert Wood Johnson Generalist Physician Faculty Scholar, and has won numerous awards for his research including “Distinguished Paper” three times from the North American Primary Care Research Group. He has been a visiting professor at the University of Washington, the University of Wisconsin, the University of Florida, and the University of Missouri. Dr. Ebell served on the United States Preventive Services Task Force from 2012 to 2015, and was a 2019 Fulbright Scholar at the Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin, Ireland.

Dr. Ebell is married to Dr. Laura Bierema, a professor in the College of Education, and they divide their time between Athens, Georgia and Onekama, Michigan.