Gary C. Doolittle, MD
Gary Doolittle, MD, is the medical liaison for the
University of Kansas Center for Telemedicine & Telehealth,
one of the most active telemedicine programs in the United
States, and has been a part of KUCTT since its inception.
Over twenty years, Dr. Doolittle has conducted
more than 1,800 telemedicine visits and has been instrumental
in expanding the center's telehealth services to include
patient support groups, tumor boards and education events
for healthcare providers and patients. He launched
one of the first telehospice projects in the country, using
home-based telemedicine units to improve care at the end of life.
Dr. Doolittle is the principle investigator for
several grants funded through the
Technologies Opportunities Program
of the U.S. Department of Commerce and the
Office for the Advancement of Telehealth
of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. He
has written numerous publications concerning
cost tracking and patient acceptance of telemedicine, telemedicine
delivery, teleoncology and telehospice.
Dr. Doolittle is a professor in the department of internal
medicine, division of hematology/oncology, at
the University of Kansas Medical Center. He is certified by the
American Board of Internal Medicine with hematology and oncology
subspecialty boards and has earned certification by the
American Board of Hospice and Palliative Medicine.