Health Services Research & Development

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Current Career Development Awardees

Awardee Location Research Interest
Haley Appaneal, PharmD Providence, RI  Drug Therapy 
Health Services Research 
Pharmacoepidemiology and Adverse Drug Events 
Pharmacotherapy 
Pharmacy Outcomes 
John R. Blosnich, PhD, MPH Pittsburgh, PA  Disparities in Treatments Received 
Gender-related Constructs 
Minority Groups 
Minority Mental Health Issues 
Societal Health Problems 
Substance Abuse 
Suicide 
Suicide Prevention 
United States Department of Veteran Affairs 
Nathan A Boucher, DrPH Durham, NC  Analysis 
Caregiving 
Cost-Effectiveness 
Frail Elderly 
Geriatrics 
Adam D. Bramoweth, PhD Pittsburgh, PA  Health Care Costs and Cost Analysis 
Mental Health 
Sleep Disorders 
United States Department of Veteran Affairs 
Jessica Yelena Breland, PhD, MS, BA Menlo Park, CA  Academic Research 
Access to Primary Care and Preventive Services 
Behavior and Behavioral Mechanisms 
Behavioral Change 
Chronic Illness 
Eating Disorders 
Obesity 
Women's Health Services 
Robert E. Burke, MD, MS Philadelphia, PA  Chronic Disease 
Continuity and Quality of Care 
Delivery of Health Care, Integrated 
Diffusion of Innovation 
Health Outcomes 
Health Services Research 
United States Department of Veteran Affairs 
Utilization and Cost of Health Care 
Lisa S Callegari, MD Seattle, WA  Decision Support Techniques 
Disparities in Treatments Received 
Health Behavior 
Health Services Research 
Outcome (Patient) Preferences 
Patient-Centered Care 
Primary Health Care 
Professional-Patient Relations 
Surgery 
Underserved Populations 
Women's Health 
Tanner Caverly, MD, MPH Ann Arbor, MI  Cancer Prevention and Control 
Clinical Decision-Making 
Lung Cancer Screening 
Jason I. Chen, PhD Portland, OR  Adult Anxiety and Mood Disorders 
Behavior and Behavioral Mechanisms 
Behavioral Change 
Cultural Diversity 
Health Services Research 
Information Dissemination 
Mental Health 
Mental Illness 
Program Development 
Psychiatry 
Suicide Prevention 
Jacob Appel Doll, MD Seattle, WA  Cardiology 
Cardiovascular Diseases 
Disease Prevention 
Health Outcomes 
Health Services Research 
Outcome Assessment (Health Care) 
Samuel T. Edwards, MD, MPH Portland, OR  Behavior (provider) 
Health Care Policy 
Organization and Management 
Physician Practice Patterns 
Primary Health Care 
Program Analysis and Evaluation 
Quality of Care 
Utilization and Cost of Health Care 
Johanne Eliacin, PhD Indianapolis, IN  Anthropology 
Decision Support Techniques 
Mental Illness 
Patient Education 
Gemmae M Fix, PhD, MA, BS Bedford, MA  Chronic Disease 
Chronic Illness 
HIV/AIDS 
Patient-Centered Care 
Qualitative Methods 
Joseph W Frank, MD, MPH Aurora, CO  Behavioral Change 
Pain 
Substance Abuse 
Luke M Funk, MD, MPH Madison, WI  Behavioral Change 
Disparities in Treatments Received 
Gastrointestinal Diseases 
Health Services Research 
Obesity 
Surgery 
Sonya Emi Gabrielian, MD, MPH West Los Angeles, CA  Cognitive Symptoms 
Homeless Persons 
Mental Illness 
Primary Health Care 
Julie Christina Gass, PhD Buffalo, NY   
Ziad F Gellad, MD, MPH Durham, NC  Colorectal Cancer 
Endoscopy 
Gastrointestinal Diseases 
Health Care Costs and Cost Analysis 
Organizational Innovation 
Quality of Care 
Resource Utilization and Costs 
Carolyn J Gibson, PhD, MPH San Francisco, CA  Aging 
Cardiovascular Diseases 
Clinical Epidemiology 
Delivery of Health Care, Integrated 
Mental Health 
Women's Health 
Karen Goldstein, MD, MSPH Durham, NC  HIV/AIDS 
Women's Health 
Kristen E. Gray, PhD, MS, BS Seattle, WA  Behavioral Change 
Chronic Disease 
Diabetes Mellitus 
Epidemiology 
Gender-related Constructs 
Health Services Research 
Obesity 
Physical Activity 
Self Care 
Women's Health 
Eric Hermes, MD West Haven, CT  Health Services Research 
Mental Health 
Sleep Disorders 
Telemedicine 
Katherine D Hoerster, PhD, MPH, BA Seattle, WA  Chronic Disease 
Health Behavior 
Mental Health 
Obesity 
Physical Activity 
Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome 
Social Support 
Natalie E Hundt, PhD Houston, TX  Anxiety 
Mental Health and Homelessness 
Patient Outcomes 
Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic 
Treatment Outcome 
Guneet K. Jasuja, PhD Bedford, MA  Best Practices 
Barbara E. Jones, MD, MS Salt Lake City, UT  Pneumonia and Influenza 
Makoto M Jones, MD Salt Lake City, UT  Clinical Decision-Making 
Infectious Disease 
Medical Informatics 
Barbara E. Jones, MD, MS Salt Lake City, UT  Health Care Information Systems 
Health Services Research 
Jodie G. Katon, PhD, MS Seattle, WA  Disparities in Treatments Received 
Epidemiology 
Minority Health 
Women's Health 
Women's Health Services 
Erin A. Koffel, PhD Minneapolis, MN  Pain 
Psychiatry 
Psychometrics 
Sleep Disorders 
Jeffrey T. Kullgren, MD, MPH, MS Ann Arbor, MI  Diabetes Mellitus 
Health Care Evaluation Mechanisms 
Health Services Research 
Lewei Lin, MD Ann Arbor, MI  Mental Health 
Substance Abuse 
Telemedicine 
Daniel J Livorsi, MD, MS Iowa City, IA  Infectious Disease 
Travis I. Lovejoy, PhD, MPH Portland, OR  Behavioral Change 
Health Behavior 
Health Psychology 
Health Services Research 
Health Systems 
HIV/AIDS 
Mental Health 
Pain 
Randomized Clinical Trial 
Rural Health Care 
Substance-Related Disorders 
Una E. Makris, MD, MSc Dallas, TX  Academic Research 
Aging 
Behavioral Change 
Chronic Disease 
Comorbidity 
Depression 
Effects of Exercise on Functional Status and Injury Risk 
Functional Status 
Geriatrics 
Outcome (Patient) Preferences 
Pain 
Physical Activity 
Rheumatic Diseases 
Ashley Meyer, PhD Houston, TX  Cancer Prevention and Control 
April F Mohanty, MPH, PhD Salt Lake City, UT  Cardiovascular Diseases 
Disparities in Treatments Received 
Epidemiology 
Health Services Accessibility 
Women's Health 
Mitesh S. Patel, MD, MBA, MS Philadelphia, PA  Behavioral Change 
Financial Incentives 
Health Economics 
Physical Activity 
Seppo T Rinne, MD, PhD, BS Bedford, MA  Behavior (provider) 
Chronic Illness 
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) 
Health Services Research 
Organization and Management 
Erika D Sears, MD, MS Ann Arbor, MI  Diagnostic Tests 
Specialist-Generalist Issues 
Utilization Patterns 
Robyn L. Shepardson, PhD Syracuse, NY  Depression in Primary Care 
Health Behavior 
Health Psychology 
Health Services Research 
Anxiety 
Mental Health 
Primary Health Care 
Self Help 
Megan Shepherd-Banigan, PhD, MPH Durham, NC  Academic Research 
Health Services Research 
Health Systems 
Occupational Safety and Health 
Qualitative Methods 
Women's Health 
Felicia Skelton, MD Houston, TX  Medication Compliance 
Samantha Solimeo, PhD, MPH Iowa City, IA  Aging 
Chronic Illness 
Patient Education 
Rebecca Kaufman Sripada, PhD, MS Ann Arbor, MI  Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome 
Jeremy B. Sussman, MD, MS Ann Arbor, MI  Cardiovascular Diseases 
Decision Support Techniques 
Patient-Centered Care 
Prevention 
Primary Health Care 
Alan R. Teo, MD, MS Portland, OR  Adult Anxiety and Mood Disorders 
Behavioral Change 
Cross-Cultural Comparison 
Depression in Primary Care 
Health Beliefs 
Health Outcomes 
Health Services Research 
Mental Health 
Mental Illness 
Minority Mental Health Issues 
Psychiatry 
Social Support 
Suicide 
Kali Thomas, PhD Providence, RI  Policy Analysis 
Quality of Care 
Varsha Vimalananda, MD, MPH Bedford, MA  Cardiovascular Diseases 
Cross-Cultural Comparison 
Delivery of Health Care, Integrated 
Diabetes Mellitus 
Epidemiology 
Health Beliefs 
Health Services Research 
Obesity 
Patient-Centered Care 
Quality of Care 
Specialist-Generalist Issues 
Underserved Populations 
Women's Health Services 
Sarah M. Wilson, PhD Durham, NC  Adult Anxiety and Mood Disorders 
Assessment 
Behavior 
Behavior and Behavioral Mechanisms 
Behavioral Change 
Cognitive Symptoms 
HIV/AIDS 
Mental Health 
Patient Outcomes 
Psychiatry 
Self-Injurious Behavior 
Smoking Cessation 
Substance Abuse Treatment 
David E Winchester, MD, MS, BS Gainesville, FL  Behavior (provider) 
Clinical Decision-Making 
Utilization Patterns 
Celina M. Yong, MD, MBA, MSc Palo Alto, CA  Cardiac Procedures 
Cardiology