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Travis I. Lovejoy, PhD, MPH – Career Development Awardee

Travis I. Lovejoy, PhD, MPH Travis I. Lovejoy, PhD, MPH
VA Portland Health Care System
Portland, OR 


Travis Lovejoy, PhD, is an Investigator and lead of the Implementation Science Core at the VA Portland Health Care System HSR&D Center to Improve Veteran Involvement in Care (CIVIC) and Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and School of Public Health at Oregon Health & Science University. He received his PhD in clinical health psychology and MPH in health promotion and health behavior from Ohio University and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in health psychology research at VA Portland Health Care System. Dr. Lovejoy has conducted research in the fields of HIV prevention, management of co-occurring chronic pain and substance use disorders, and telehealth. He is a member of the VA National Pain Research Working Group and has received VA QUERI funding to examine clinical care practices around opioid discontinuations. NIH-funded research examines the effectiveness of telephone-delivered behavioral interventions to reduce HIV transmission risk behaviors in older adults living with HIV. The goals of Dr. Lovejoy's HSR&D Career Development Award are to characterize pain treatment utilization nationally in Veterans with co-occurring chronic pain and substance use disorders and develop and pilot test a collaborative pain intervention within a specialty substance use disorder treatment clinic.

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