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Practice areas

  • General Internal Medicine & Geriatrics
  • Primary Care

Faculty rank

Professor of Medicine

Clinic information

Clinical interests

  • Clinical Pharmacology
  • Health Care Communication
  • Hypertension
  • Medical Education
  • Outpatient Medicine
  • Preventive Care and Health Maintenance
  • Primary Care Internal Medicine



Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Medicine, Richmond


Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Medicine, Richmond


Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Medicine, Richmond
Indiana University Hospitals, Indianapolis

Certifications or Special training

American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine, Nephrology

Additional information


My name is David Rudy; I received my medical degree from Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Medicine, Richmond. I then completed fellowships at Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Medicine, Richmond and Indiana University Hospitals, Indianapolis.

I am board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Nephrology.


  1. Ockene JK, Hayes RB, Churchill LC, Crawford SL, Jolicoeur DG, Murray DM, Shoben AB, David SP, Ferguson KJ, Huggett KN, Adams M, Okuliar CA, Gross RL, Bass PF, Greenberg RB, Leone FT, Okuyemi KS, Rudy DW, Waugh JB, Geller AC. Teaching Medical Students to Help Patients Quit Smoking: Outcomes of a 10-School Randomized Controlled Trial. J Gen Intern Med. 2016 Feb;31(2):172-81.
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  2. Hilal T, Rudy DW. Radiation-induced breast cancer: the question of early breast cancer screening in Hodgkin's lymphoma survivors. Oxf Med Case Reports. 2016 Feb;2016(2):17-8.
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  3. Hoellein AR, Feddock CA, Wilson JF, Griffith CH, Rudy DW, Caudill TS. Student involvement on teaching rounds. Acad Med. 2007 Oct; 82(10 Suppl):S19-21. PMID: 17895681.
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  4. Stratton TD, Rudy DW, Sauer MJ, Perman JA, Jennings CD. Lessons from industry: one school's transformation toward "lean" curricular governance. Acad Med. 2007 Apr; 82(4):331-40. PMID: 17414187.
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  5. Elam CL, Stratton TD, Wilson JF, Rudy DW, Jennings CD. The Kentucky medical curriculum: continuing innovations in educating physicians. J Ky Med Assoc. 2006 Apr; 104(4):147-52. PMID: 16700435.
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  6. Greenberg RN, Schosser RH, Plummer EA, Roberts SE, Caldwell MA, Hargis DL, Rudy DW, Evans ME, Hopkins RJ. Urticaria, exanthems, and other benign dermatologic reactions to smallpox vaccination in adults. Clin Infect Dis. 2004 Apr 1; 38(7):958-65. PMID: 15034827.
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  7. Rudy DW, Fejfar MC, Griffith CH, Wilson JF. Self- and peer assessment in a first-year communication and interviewing course. Eval Health Prof. 2001 Dec; 24(4):436-45. PMID: 11817201.
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  8. Rudy DW, Ramsbottom-Lucier M, Griffith CH, Georgesen JC, Wilson JF. A pilot study assessing the influences of charge data and group process on diagnostic test ordering by residents. Acad Med. 2001 Jun; 76(6):635-7. PMID: 11401810.
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  9. Rudy DW, Haist SA, Griffith CH. Depression curriculum for students in a primary care internal medicine clerkship. Acad Med. 2001 May; 76(5):535. PMID: 11346580.
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  10. Rudy DW, Elam CL, Griffith CH. Developing a stage-appropriate professionalism curriculum. Acad Med. 2001 May; 76(5):503. PMID: 11346537.
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  11. Rudy D, Griffith C, Haist S. Expanding the goals of an early clinical experience for first-year medical students. Med Educ. 2000 Nov; 34(11):954-5. PMID: 11107031.
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  12. Elam CL, Rudy DW. Medical school matriculants' perceptions of physician competencies and qualities. Acad Med. 2000 May; 75(5):511-2. PMID: 10824781.
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  13. Grubb NG, Rudy DW, Brater DC, Hall SD. Stereoselective pharmacokinetics of ketoprofen and ketoprofen glucuronide in end-stage renal disease: evidence for a 'futile cycle' of elimination. Br J Clin Pharmacol. 1999 Oct; 48(4):494-500. PMID: 10583018.
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  14. Grubb NG, Rudy DW, Hall SD. Stereoselective high-performance liquid chromatographic analysis of ketoprofen and its acyl glucuronides in chronic renal insufficiency. J Chromatogr B Biomed Appl. 1996 Apr 12; 678(2):237-44. PMID: 8738027.
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