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Career Development Awardee Alumni

Past awardees with available project abstracts are linked below

Awardee Project ID Location Research Interest
Thad Abrams, MD   CDA 10-016 Iowa City, IA  Homeless Persons 
Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome 
Psychiatry 
Substance-Related Disorders 
Joseph V. Agostini, MD   RCD 04-124 No longer with VA    
Stewart C. Alexander, BA, MA, PhD   RCD 07-006 No longer with VA    
Kelli Dominick Allen, PhD   MRP 04-024 Durham, NC  Chronic Disease Epidemiology 
Health Services Research 
Pain 
Physical Activity 
Racial Differences in Care 
Randomized Clinical Trial 
Rehabilitative Care 
Rheumatic Diseases 
Ahsan M. Arozullah, MD, MPH   RCD 98-348 No longer with VA    
David E. Arterburn, MD, MPH   RCD 04-112 No longer with VA    
Steven M. Asch, MD, MPH   RCD 97-303 Menlo Park, CA  Health Care Evaluation Mechanisms 
Health Care Policy 
HIV/AIDS 
Managed Care Programs 
Practice Guidelines 
Quality Assurance, Health Care - Quality of Health Care 
Quality Assurance, Health Care Total Quality Management 
Quality of Care 
Sherrie L. Aspinall, PharmD, MSc   RCD 03-035 Pittsburgh, PA  Adverse Drug Events 
Cost-Effectiveness 
Health Services Research 
Pharmacoeconomics 
Pharmacotherapy 
Pharmacy Benefits Management 
Pharmacy Outcomes 
United States Department of Veteran Affairs 
David H. Au, MD, MS   RCD 00-018 Seattle, WA  Cancer - Surveillance and Treatment Outcome 
Cancer Prevention and Control 
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) 
Epidemiology 
Health Services Research 
Outcome Assessment (Health Care) 
Quality Assurance, Health Care - Quality of Health Care 
Treatment Outcome 
Matthew J. Bair, MD, MS   RCD 04-116 Indianapolis, IN  Depression in Primary Care 
Evidence-Based Medicine 
Health Services Research 
Pain 
Primary Health Care 
Quality of Care 
Teaching 
Lori Anne Bastian, MD, MPH   RCD 99-024 West Haven, CT  Cancer 
Smoking Cessation 
Women's Health 
Bevanne A Bean-Mayberry, MD, MHS   RCD 02-039 Sepulveda, CA  Cardiovascular Diseases 
Health Services Research 
Women's Health 
Alexis L Beatty, MD, MAS   CDA 16-150 No longer with VA    
William C Becker, MD   CDA 08-276 West Haven, CT  Health Care Evaluation and Measurement 
Integrative Care 
Pain 
Substance Abuse 
David Bekelman, MD, MPH   CDA 08-022 Aurora, CO  Health Related Quality of Life 
Patient Quality of Life Outcome Measures 
Quality of Life 
Randomized Clinical Trial 
David J Bentrem, MD, MS   CDA 08-018 Chicago, IL  Cancer 
Patient Safety 
Quality Assurance, Health Care - Quality of Health Care 
Surgery 
Justin K. Benzer, PhD   CDA 11-246 Temple, TX  Delivery of Health Care, Integrated 
Depression 
Depression in Primary Care 
Health Care Evaluation and Measurement 
Health Care Information Systems 
Health Care Organizations 
Health Systems 
Integrative Care 
Mental Health 
Organization and Management 
Organizational Innovation 
Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome 
Psychometrics 
Quality Management 
Utilization Patterns 
VA-Non VA Comparisons 
Rebecca J. Beyth, MD, MSc   RCD 02-184 Gainesville, FL  Aging 
Best Practices 
Chronic Disease Epidemiology 
Clinical Decision-Making 
Comorbidity 
Patient Outcomes 
Pharmacoepidemiology and Adverse Drug Events 
Dean Blevins, PhD   MRP 03-319 No longer with VA    
John R. Blosnich, PhD   CDA 14-408 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 
Amy S Bohnert, PhD, MHS, BA   CDA 09-204 Ann Arbor, MI  Mental Health 
Substance Abuse Treatment 
Treatment Outcome 
Kipling M. Bohnert, PhD, BA   CDA 11-245 Ann Arbor, MI  Depression 
Epidemiology 
Mental Health 
Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome 
Substance-Related Disorders 
Kenneth S Boockvar, MD, MS   RCD 03-027 Bronx, NY  Adverse Drug Events 
Continuity and Quality of Care 
Long-Term Care 
Steven M. Bradley, MD, MPH   CDA 10-199 No longer with VA    
Adam D. Bramoweth, PhD   CDA 13-260 Pittsburgh, PA  Evidence-Based Medicine 
Health Services Research 
Mental Health 
Sleep Disorders 
United States Department of Veteran Affairs 
Ursula K. Braun, MD, MPH   RCD 02-029 No longer with VA    
Dawn M. Bravata, MD   RCD 00-039 Indianapolis, IN  Clinical Epidemiology 
Health Services Research 
Stroke 
Lauren M. Broyles, PhD, RN   CDA 10-014 No longer with VA    
Christopher L. Bryson, MD, MS   RCD 03-177 No longer with VA    
Diana J. Burgess, PhD   MRP 04-412 Minneapolis , MN  Cultural Diversity 
Disparities in Treatments Received 
Health Behavior 
Health Psychology 
Integrative Care 
Low Back Pain 
Medical Education 
Minority Groups 
Pain 
Racial Differences in Care 
Social Cognition 
Robert E. Burke, MD, MS   CDA 14-411 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 
Marian I. Butterfield, MD, MPH   RCD 00-019 No longer with VA    
Lisa S Callegari, MD   CDA 14-412 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 
Liron Caplan, MD, PhD   CDA 07-221 Aurora, CO  Pharmacoepidemiology and Adverse Drug Events 
Rheumatic Diseases 
Kathleen F. Carlson, MS, PhD   CDA 08-025 Portland, OR  Epidemiology 
Health Behavior 
Health Services Research 
Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome 
Risk-Taking 
Safety 
Aleece Caron, MA, PhD   MRP 02-262 No longer with VA    
David J. Casarett, MD, MA   RCD 00-008 No longer with VA    
Cory K. Chen, PhD   CDA 10-023 New York, NY   
Lisa D. Chew, MD, MPH   RCD 04-119 No longer with VA    
Laurel Anne Copeland, PhD, MPH, BS   MRP 05-145 No longer with VA    
Matthew Crowley, MD   CDA 13-261 Durham, NC  Behavioral Change 
Cardiovascular Diseases 
Diabetes Mellitus 
Endocrinology 
Medication Adherence 
Telemedicine 
Megan Crowley-Matoka, PhD   MRP 03-149 No longer with VA    
Michael A Cucciare, PhD   CDA 08-004 North Little Rock, AR  Alcohol Problems in Primary Care 
Anxiety 
Depression 
Health Services Research 
Jeffrey Cully, PhD, MEd   AIA 04-336 Houston, TX  Anxiety 
Anxiety 
Chronic Illness 
Chronic Illness 
Depression 
Depression 
Primary Health Care 
Primary Health Care 
Jessica Davila, PhD, MS, BS   MRP 03-134 Houston, TX  Cancer 
Cancer Prevention and Control 
Liver Diseases 
Treatment Outcome 
Mary Ellen Dellefield, PhD, BSN, MS   CDA 06-015 San Diego, CA  Aging 
Behavior (provider) 
Best Practices 
Nursing Care 
Mayur M. Desai, PhD, MPH   MRP 02-259 No longer with VA    
Melissa E. Dichter, PhD, MSW   CDA 10-202 Philadelphia, PA  Disparities in Treatments Received 
Homeless Persons 
Societal Health Problems 
Underserved Populations 
United States Department of Veteran Affairs 
Women's Health 
Women's Health Services 
Aram Dobalian, PhD, MPH, JD   MRP 03-328 Sepulveda, CA  Emergency Medical Services 
Health Care Organizations 
Long-Term Care 
Steven K. Dobscha, MD   RCD 04-129 Portland, OR  Decision Support Techniques 
Delivery of Health Care, Integrated 
Depression in Primary Care 
Education 
Health Services Research 
Outcome Assessment (Health Care) 
Pain 
Patient-Centered Care 
Suicide 
Suicide Prevention 
Treatment Outcome 
David Dosa, MD   CDA 08-280 Providence, RI  Aging 
Comorbidity 
Dementia 
End of Life 
Frail Elderly 
Geriatrics 
Hospice Care 
Mark J Edlund, MD, PhD   RCD 03-036 No longer with VA    
Charles Ellis, BS, MA, PhD   CDA 07-012 No longer with VA    
Hashem B. El-Serag, MD, MPH   RCD 00-013 Houston, TX  Comorbidity 
Cost-Benefit Analysis 
Evidence-Based Medicine 
Hepatitis C 
Neoplasms 
Outcome Assessment (Health Care) 
Angela Fagerlin, PhD, MA   MRP 04-222 Salt Lake City, UT  Advance Directives 
Decision Support Techniques 
Health Psychology 
Prostate Cancer and Erectile Dysfunction 
Social Cognition 
Vincent S. Fan, MD, MPH   RCD 02-170 Seattle, WA  Behavioral Change 
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) 
Clinical Outcomes Prediction Tools 
Continuity and Quality of Care 
Health Outcomes 
Health Related Quality of Life 
Health Services Research 
Patient Education 
Quality of Care 
Telemedicine 
Melissa M Farmer, PhD, MS   MRP 04-221 Sepulveda, CA  Cancer Prevention and Control 
Cardiovascular Diseases 
Health Services Research 
Medical Sociology 
Organizational Innovation 
Prevention 
Primary Health Care 
Smoking Cessation 
Women's Health 
Women's Health Services 
Denise G Feil, MD, MPH   RCD 02-028 No longer with VA    
M. Rosario Ferreira, MD   RCD 01-005 No longer with VA    
Andrea K. Finlay, PhD   CDA 13-279 Menlo Park, CA  Health Outcomes 
Health Services Research 
Health Services Utilization 
Homeless Persons 
Mental Health 
Mental Health and Homelessness 
Mental Illness 
Pharmacotherapy 
Substance Abuse 
Substance Abuse Treatment 
Substance-Related Disorders 
Underserved Populations 
Utilization Patterns 
Samuel R. G. Finlayson, MD, MPH   RCD 99-323 No longer with VA    
Michael Fischer, MD, MSPH   CDA 06-018 Chicago, IL  Clinical Epidemiology 
Nephrology 
Patient Outcomes 
Resource Use and Cost of VA Care 
Treatment Outcome 
Deborah A Fisher, MD, MHS   RCD 03-174 Durham, NC  Gastroenterology 
Gemmae M Fix, PhD, MA, BS   CDA 14-156 Bedford, MA  Chronic Disease 
Chronic Illness 
HIV/AIDS 
Patient-Centered Care 
Qualitative Methods 
Stephen D. Flach, MD, PhD   RCD 03-181 No longer with VA    
Liana Fraenkel, MD, MPH, FRCPC   RCD 98-311 No longer with VA    
Joseph W Frank, MD, MPH   CDA 15-059 Aurora, CO  Behavioral Change 
Pain 
Substance Abuse 
Susan M Frayne, MD, MPH   RCD 98-312 Menlo Park, CA  Access to Primary Care and Preventive Services 
Databases 
Mental Illness 
Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome 
Primary Health Care 
Women's Health 
Vincent L. Freeman, BA, MD, MPH   RCD 97-317 No longer with VA    
Jennifer P Friedberg, PhD   CDA 08-009 New York, NY  Behavioral Change 
Cardiovascular Diseases 
Stroke 
Steven S. Fu, MD, MSCE   RCD 01-171 Minneapolis , MN  Access to Primary Care and Preventive Services 
Cancer Prevention and Control 
Cultural Diversity 
Health Services Research 
Minority Health 
Racial Differences in Care 
Smoking Cessation 
Underserved Populations 
Shawn L. Fultz, MD, MPH   RCD 04-125 No longer with VA    
Luke M Funk, MD, MPH   CDA 15-060 Madison, WI  Behavioral Change 
Disparities in Treatments Received 
Gastrointestinal Diseases 
Health Services Research 
Obesity 
Surgery 
David Avram Ganz, MD, PhD, MPH   CDA 08-012 West Los Angeles, CA  Continuity and Quality of Care 
Fall-Related Injuries in the Elderly 
Melissa M Garrido, PhD   CDA 11-201 Boston, MA  Aging 
End of Life 
Health Care Costs and Cost Analysis 
Health Services Research 
Mental Health 
Methods for Neutralizing Selection Bias 
Statistical Methodology 
Walid F. Gellad, MD, MPH   CDA 09-207 Pittsburgh, PA  Medication Adherence 
Pharmacoeconomics 
Pharmacy Benefits Management 
Pharmacy Outcomes 
Policy Analysis 
Substance Abuse 
United States Department of Veteran Affairs 
VA-Non VA Comparisons 
Ziad F Gellad, MD, MPH   CDA 14-158 Durham, NC  Colorectal Cancer 
Endoscopy 
Gastrointestinal Diseases 
Health Care Costs and Cost Analysis 
Organizational Innovation 
Quality of Care 
Resource Utilization and Costs 
Allen L. Gifford, MD   RCD 98-347 Boston, MA  Hepatitis C 
HIV/AIDS 
Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice 
Patient Education 
Physician-Patient Relations 
Karen Goldstein, MD, MSPH   CDA 13-263 Durham, NC  HIV/AIDS 
Women's Health 
Adam J. Gordon, MD, MPH   RCD 00-038 Salt Lake City, UT  Alcohol Problems in Primary Care 
Disparities in Treatments Received 
Homeless Persons 
Outcome Assessment (Health Care) 
Substance Abuse 
Underserved Populations 
United States Department of Veteran Affairs 
Howard S. Gordon, MD, BS   RCD 97-319 Chicago, IL  Patient Acceptance of Health Care 
Physician-Patient Relations 
Racial Differences in Care 
Michael K. Gould, MD, MSc   RCD 99-023 No longer with VA    
Elizabeth R. Goy, PhD   RCD 04-326 No longer with VA    
Ian M. Gralnek, MD, MSHS   RCD 98-314 No longer with VA    
Joan M. Griffin, PhD   MRP 03-153 No longer with VA    
Peter W. Groeneveld, MD, MS   RCD 04-417 Philadelphia, PA  Cardiac Procedures 
Cost-Effectiveness 
Diffusion of Innovation 
Disparities in Treatments Received 
Racial Differences in Care 
United States Department of Veteran Affairs 
VA-Non VA Comparisons 
Erik J. Groessl, PhD, BA, BS   MRP 03-327 San Diego, CA  Health Related Quality of Life 
Hepatitis C 
Medication Adherence 
Outcome Assessment (Health Care) 
Self Care 
Eric L Grogan, MD, MPH   CDA 10-024 Nashville, TN   
Anouk L. Grubaugh, PhD, MA, BS   AIA 05-172 Charleston, SC  Health Services Research 
Health Services Research 
Mental Health 
Mental Health 
Mental Illness 
Mental Illness 
Schizophrenia 
Schizophrenia 
Telemedicine 
Telemedicine 
David A Haggstrom, MD   CDA 07-016 Indianapolis, IN  Cancer - Surveillance and Treatment Outcome 
Cancer Prevention and Control 
Clinical Epidemiology 
Disparities in Treatments Received 
Health Services Research 
Outcomes Measurement 
Patient-Centered Care 
Quality of Care 
Specialist-Generalist Issues 
Paul Haidet, MD, MPH   RCD 00-030 No longer with VA    
Daniel E. Hall, MD, MDiv, MHSc   CDA 08-281 Pittsburgh, PA  Human Subjects Protection 
Medical Ethics 
Religion/Spirituality and Health 
Surgery 
United States Department of Veteran Affairs 
Christine W. Hartmann, PhD   CDA 08-008 Bedford, MA  Health Services Research 
Long-Term Care 
Patient-Centered Care 
Qualitative Methods 
Quality of Care 
Susan N. Hastings, MD, MHSc   RCD 06-019 Durham, NC  Aging 
Emergency Medical Services 
End of Life 
Frail Elderly 
Geriatrics 
Pharmacotherapy 
Self Care 
Self Help 
Teaching 
Leslie R. M. Hausmann, PhD, MS   RCD 06-287 Pittsburgh, PA  Behavior and Behavioral Mechanisms 
Disparities in Treatments Received 
Health Psychology 
Health Services Research 
Minority Health 
Pain 
Patient Satisfaction 
Racial Differences in Care 
Underserved Populations 
United States Department of Veteran Affairs 
Susan C. Hedrick, PhD   RCS 91-403 No longer with VA    
Paul A. Heidenreich, MD, MS   RCD 98-326 Palo Alto, CA  Academic Research 
Cardiology 
Chronic Heart Failure 
Cost-Benefit Analysis 
Health Services Research 
Outcome Assessment (Health Care) 
Quality of Care 
Quality of Life 
Randomized Controlled Trial 
Resource Utilization and Costs 
Risk Adjustment 
Statistical Models 
Systemic Reviews of Health Care 
Telemedicine 
Mary Ellen M Heisler, MD, MPA   RCD 02-047 Ann Arbor, MI  Access to Primary Care and Preventive Services 
Behavioral Change 
Chronic Illness 
Continuity and Quality of Care 
Diabetes Mellitus 
Health Behavior 
Health Psychology 
Patient-Centered Care 
Drew A. Helmer, MD, MS   RCD 02-041 Houston, TX  Health Services Research 
Primary Health Care 
Eric Hermes, MD   CDA 14-420 West Haven, CT  Health Services Research 
Mental Health 
Sleep Disorders 
Telemedicine 
P. Michael Ho, MD, PhD   RCD 05-026 Aurora, CO  Cardiac Procedures 
Cardiology 
Medication Adherence 
Outcome (Patient) Preferences 
Quality of Life and Functional Assessment 
Katherine D Hoerster, PhD, MPH, BA   CDA 12-263 Seattle, WA  Chronic Disease 
Health Behavior 
Mental Health 
Obesity 
Physical Activity 
Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome 
Social Support 
Valerie F. Hoffman, PhD   MRP 04-220 No longer with VA    
Katherine J Hoggatt, PhD, MPH   CDA 11-261 San Francisco, CA  Epidemiology 
Substance Abuse 
Women's Health 
William C. Holmes, MD, MSCE   RCD 03-029 No longer with VA    
Natalie E Hundt, PhD   CDA 13-264 Houston, TX  Anxiety 
Mental Health and Homelessness 
Patient Outcomes 
Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic 
Treatment Outcome 
Denise M. Hynes, PhD, MPH, BSN   RCS 98-352 Portland, OR  Chronic Illness 
Cost and Utilization 
Databases 
Health Economics 
Health Outcomes 
Health Related Quality of Life 
Health Services Research 
Patient Quality of Life Outcome Measures 
Quality of Care 
Sylvia J. Hysong, PhD, MA, BA   CDA 07-018 Houston, TX  Health Services Research 
Meta-Analysis 
Organization and Management 
Organizational Innovation 
Primary Health Care 
Said A. Ibrahim, MD, MPH, MBA   RCD 98-349 No longer with VA    
Mark A. Ilgen, PhD   MRP 05-137 Ann Arbor, MI  Alcohol Problems in Primary Care 
Alcoholism 
Behavior 
Comorbidity 
Depression 
Health Services Research 
Pain 
Substance Abuse 
Substance Abuse Treatment 
Katherine M. Iverson, PhD, MA, BA   CDA 10-029 Boston, MA  Behavior 
Behavior (provider) 
Diffusion of Innovation/Research Utilization 
Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice 
Mental Health 
Women's Health 
George Lee Jackson, PhD, MHA   MRP 05-312 Durham, NC  Cancer 
Chronic Disease Epidemiology 
Chronic Illness 
Diabetes Mellitus 
Epidemiology 
Health Care Organizations 
HIV/AIDS 
Hypertension 
Organization and Management 
Patient-Centered Care 
Quality Assurance, Health Care - Quality of Health Care 
Quality of Care 
Guneet K. Jasuja, PhD   CDA 13-265 Bedford, MA  Best Practices 
Melanie R. Jay, MD, MS   CDA 10-206 New York, NY   
Christopher E. Johnson, PhD, BS   MRP 02-264 No longer with VA    
Michael L. Johnson, PhD   MRP 02-083 No longer with VA    
William J. Jones, MD   RCD 02-174 No longer with VA    
Peter J. Kaboli, MD, MS   RCD 03-033 Iowa City, IA  Adverse Drug Events 
Health Outcomes 
Health Services Research 
Hypertension 
Quality Assurance, Health Care - Quality of Health Care 
Quality of Care 
Rural Health Care 
Helen C. Kales, MD   RCD 00-037 Ann Arbor, MI  Aging 
Comorbidity 
Dementia 
Depression in Primary Care 
Health Behavior 
Health Outcomes 
Minority Mental Health Issues 
Racial Differences in Care 
Terrell Michael Kashner, PhD, JD, MPH   RCS 92-403 Loma Linda, CA   
Jodie G. Katon, PhD, MS   CDA 13-266 Seattle, WA  Disparities in Treatments Received 
Epidemiology 
Minority Health 
Women's Health 
Women's Health Services 
Shannon M. Kehle-Forbes, PhD   CDA 09-020 Minneapolis, MN  Anxiety 
Behavioral Change 
Health Care Seeking Behavior 
Health Services Research 
Health Services Utilization 
Mental Illness 
Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome 
Qualitative Methods 
Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic 
Women's Health 
Peter Adam Kelly, PhD, MBA, BS   MRP 02-268 New Orleans, LA  Assessment 
Education 
Health Care Evaluation and Measurement 
Health Services Research 
Human Subjects Protection 
Patient-Centered Care 
Physician-Patient Relations 
Program Evaluation 
Statistics 
B. Price Kerfoot, MD, EdM   RCD 04-121 Brockton, MA  Education 
Eve A. Kerr, MD, MPH   RCD 97-323 Ann Arbor, MI  Ambulatory Care 
Organization and Management 
Quality Assurance, Health Care - Quality of Health Care 
Salomeh Keyhani, MD, MPH   CDA 07-020 San Francisco, CA  Health Care Costs and Cost Analysis 
Health Care Policy 
Health Outcomes 
Amy M. Kilbourne, PhD, MPH   MRP 02-269 Ann Arbor, MI  Continuity and Quality of Care 
Continuity and Quality of Care 
Delivery of Health Care, Integrated 
Delivery of Health Care, Integrated 
Health Care Policy 
Health Care Policy 
JoAnn E. Kirchner, MD   RCD 97-308 North Little Rock, AR  Alcohol Problems in Primary Care 
Best Practices 
Delivery of Health Care, Integrated 
Depression in Primary Care 
Diffusion of Innovation 
Diffusion of Innovation/Research Utilization 
Evidence-Based Medicine 
Health Care Evaluation Mechanisms 
Mental Health 
Mental Illness 
Program Evaluation 
Qualitative Methods 
Rural Health Care 
Sara J. Knight, PhD   RCD 98-337 Salt Lake City, UT  Aging 
Cancer 
Cancer - Surveillance and Treatment Outcome 
Cancer Prevention and Control 
Clinical Decision-Making 
Colorectal Cancer 
Comorbidity 
Diffusion of Innovation 
End of Life 
Genetics 
Geriatrics 
Health Care Evaluation and Measurement 
Health Outcomes 
Health Psychology 
Health Related Quality of Life 
Health Services Research 
Health Services Utilization 
Outcome (Patient) Preferences 
Outcome Assessment (Health Care) 
Outcomes Measurement 
Patient Acceptance of Health Care 
Patient Education 
Patient Outcomes 
Patient Quality of Life Outcome Measures 
Patient Satisfaction 
Patient-Centered Care 
Physician-Patient Relations 
Prostate Cancer and Erectile Dysfunction 
Quality of Life and Functional Assessment 
Racial Differences in Care 
Treatment Outcome 
Underserved Populations 
Stacey H. Kovac, PhD   RCD 03-043 No longer with VA    
Jennifer Rosenthal Kramer, PhD, MPH   MRP 05-315 Houston, TX  Hepatitis C 
HIV/AIDS 
Erin E. Krebs, MD, MPH   CDA 07-215 Minneapolis, MN  Evidence-Based Medicine 
Health Services Research 
Low Back Pain 
Outcomes Measurement 
Pain 
Pain Intractable 
Patient Outcomes 
Patient-Centered Care 
Pharmacotherapy 
Primary Health Care 
Randomized Controlled Trial 
Paul Krebs, PhD   CDA 11-256 San Diego, CA   
Nancy R. Kressin, PhD   RCS 02-066 No longer with VA    
Ian Kudel, PhD   CDA 06-291 No longer with VA    
Jeffrey T. Kullgren, MD, MPH, MS   CDA 13-267 Ann Arbor, MI  Diabetes Mellitus 
Health Care Evaluation Mechanisms 
Health Services Research 
Cari R. Levy, MD, PhD   RCD 04-288 Aurora, CO  Advance Directives 
End of Life 
Frail Elderly 
Geriatrics 
Health Care Policy 
Hospice Care 
Patient Satisfaction 
Luci Leykum, MD, MBA, MSc   CDA 07-022 San Antonio, TX  Adverse Drug Events 
Clinical Decision-Making 
Clinical Economics Modeling Studies 
Clinical Epidemiology 
Cost and Utilization 
Cost-Benefit Analysis 
Cost-Effectiveness 
Cost-Effectiveness Analysis 
Decision Support Techniques 
Health Care Organizations 
Amy M Linsky, MD, MSc   CDA 12-166 Boston, MA  Medication Compliance 
David G. Litaker, MD, PhD   RCD 03-028 No longer with VA    
Judith A. Long, MD   RCD 00-023 Philadelphia, PA  Access to Primary Care and Preventive Services 
Delivery of Health Care, Integrated 
Diabetes Mellitus 
Disparities in Treatments Received 
Racial Differences in Care 
Societal Health Problems 
Underserved Populations 
United States Department of Veteran Affairs 
Karl A Lorenz, MD, MSHS   RCD 02-027 Palo Alto, CA  Advance Directives 
Cancer 
Complementary Therapy 
Holistic Elements 
Pain 
Quality of Care 
Substance-Related Disorders 
Travis I. Lovejoy, PhD, MPH   CDA 13-268 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 
Brian Christopher Lund, PharmD, MS   CDA 10-017 Iowa City, IA  Pharmacoepidemiology and Adverse Drug Events 
Pharmacy Outcomes 
Catherine H. MacLean, MD, PhD   RCD 03-042 No longer with VA    
Thomas M. Maddox, MD, MS, BA   CDA 08-021 No longer with VA    
Shira Maguen, PhD   RCD 06-042 San Francisco, CA  Anxiety 
Assessment 
Mental Health 
Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome 
Utilization Patterns 
Women's Health 
Danil V Makarov, MD, MHS   CDA 11-257 New York, NY  Diffusion of Innovation 
Health Services Research 
Public Policy 
Surgery 
Michael E Matheny, MD, MS, MPH   CDA 08-020 Nashville, TN  Acute Disease 
Adverse Drug Events 
Medical Informatics 
Pharmacoepidemiology and Adverse Drug Events 
Predictive Models 
Risk Factors 
Safety 
Marianne Sassi Matthias, PhD, MS, BA   CDA 10-034 Indianapolis, IN  Decision Support Techniques 
Health Behavior 
Health Beliefs 
Health Services Research 
Pain 
Patient Compliance 
Patient Education 
Patient Outcomes 
Patient-Centered Care 
Women's Health 
Lisa Marie McAndrew, PhD   CDA 13-017 East Orange, NJ  Diabetes Mellitus 
Pain 
Self Care 
War Related Illnesses 
John F. McCarthy, MPH, BA, PhD   MRP 03-320 Ann Arbor, MI  Delivery of Health Care, Integrated 
Long-Term Care 
Medical Sociology 
Mental Health 
Physician Referral Decision Making 
United States Department of Veteran Affairs 
Colleen A. McHorney, PhD   RCS 02-129 No longer with VA    
Donald K McInnes, ScD, MS, BA   CDA 09-016 Bedford, MA  Health Services Research 
HIV/AIDS 
Medical Informatics 
Patient-Centered Care 
Quality Assurance, Health Care - Quality of Health Care 
John D. McKellar, PhD   MRP 03-332 No longer with VA    
Laura A. Meis, PhD   CDA 10-035 Minneapolis, MN  Health Services Research 
Mental Health 
Patient Outcomes 
Patient-Centered Care 
Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome 
Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic 
Treatment Outcome 
Women's Health Services 
Joshua P. Metlay, MD, PhD   RCD 98-303 No longer with VA    
Amanda S Mixon, MD, MSPH, MS   CDA 12-168 Nashville, TN   
Sandra Yvonne Moody-Ayers, MD   RCD 03-183 No longer with VA    
Rudolf H. Moos, PhD   RCS 90-001 No longer with VA    
Joseph M. Mrus, MD, MSc   RCD 01-011 No longer with VA    
Kelly W. Muir, MD, MHSc   CDA 10-019 Durham, NC  Clinical Epidemiology 
Health Behavior 
Medication Adherence 
Outcomes Measurement 
Hillary J Mull, PhD, MPP   CDA 13-270 Boston, MA  Analysis 
Health Care Information Systems 
Health Services Research 
Patient Safety 
Postoperative Events 
Quality of Care 
Statistical Models 
Surgery 
Aaron B. Murray-Swank, PhD   RCD 04-285 Aurora, CO   
Larissa Myaskovsky, PhD   MRP 04-409 No longer with VA    
Jonathan R. Nebeker, MD, MS   RCD 02-176 Salt Lake City, UT  Adverse Drug Events 
Benchmarking 
Clinical Epidemiology 
Clinical Outcomes Prediction Tools 
Decision Support Techniques 
Health Care Information Systems 
Health Services Research 
Richard E Nelson, PhD   CDA 11-210 Salt Lake City, UT  Cost-Effectiveness Analysis 
Health Economics 
Health Services Research 
Patricia K. Nguyen, MD, MBA   CDA 10-032 Palo Alto, CA  Cardiology 
Ann M. O'Hare, MD, MA   RCD 02-019 Seattle, WA  Nephrology 
Michael Ohl, MD, MSPH   CDA 11-211 Iowa City, IA  HIV/AIDS 
Infectious Disease 
Rural Health Care 
Jorge P. Parada, MD, MPH   RCD 00-004 No longer with VA    
Melissa R. Partin, PhD   RCS 10-185 No longer with VA    
Mitesh S. Patel, MD, MBA, MS   CDA 15-065 Philadelphia, PA  Behavioral Change 
Financial Incentives 
Health Economics 
Physical Activity 
Emily S. Patterson, PhD, MS   MRP 02-258 No longer with VA    
David F. Penson, MD, MPH   RCD 00-032 No longer with VA    
Eli N. Perencevich, MD, MS, BS   RCD 02-026 Iowa City, IA  End of Life 
Epidemiology 
Health Care Evaluation and Measurement 
Infectious Disease 
Patient Safety 
Paul N Pfeiffer, MD, MS   CDA 10-036 Ann Arbor, MI  Depression 
Quality of Care 
Services for Person With Serious Mental Illness 
Treatment Outcome 
Paul A Pirraglia, MD, MPH   RCD 04-123 No longer with VA    
Adam A. Powell, PhD, MBA   CDA 08-024 No longer with VA    
Benjamin Jared Powers, MD, BA, MHS   CDA 09-212 No longer with VA    
Jacqueline A Pugh, MD, BA   RCD 04-297 San Antonio, TX  Benchmarking 
Best Practices 
Decision Support Techniques 
Diabetes Mellitus 
Diffusion of Innovation 
Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice 
Organization and Management 
Outcome Assessment (Health Care) 
Physician Practice Patterns 
Quality Assurance, Health Care Total Quality Management 
Mary Jo V Pugh, PhD, EdM, MA   MRP 02-267 Salt Lake City, UT  Diabetes Mellitus 
Diffusion of Innovation/Research Utilization 
Epilepsy 
Health Behavior 
Health Outcomes 
Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice 
Pharmacoepidemiology and Adverse Drug Events 
Practice Patterns 
Quality of Care 
Specialist-Generalist Issues 
United States Department of Veteran Affairs 
Jeffrey M Pyne, MD   RCD 97-310 No. Little Rock, AR  Clinical Decision-Making 
Cost-Effectiveness Analysis 
Depression in Primary Care 
Health Care Policy 
Health Related Quality of Life 
Medication Adherence 
Mental Illness 
Outcome Assessment (Health Care) 
Telemedicine 
Gayle E. Reiber, MPH, PhD   RCS 98-353 No longer with VA    
M. Carrington Reid, PhD, MD   RCD 97-327 No longer with VA    
Heather S Reisinger, PhD   CDA 08-013 Iowa City, IA  Anthropology 
Best Practices 
Critical Care 
Diffusion of Innovation/Research Utilization 
Health Services Research 
Health Services Utilization 
Infectious Disease 
Qualitative Methods 
Telemedicine 
Kathleen C. Richards, PhD, RN   RCD 98-338 No longer with VA    
Joshua S Richman, MD, PhD, MS   CDA 09-014 Birmingham, AL  Biostatistics 
Infectious Disease 
Statistical Methodology 
Statistical Models 
Douglas J Robertson, MD, MPH   RCD 04-279 No longer with VA    
Keri L. Rodriguez, PhD, MA   MRP 04-410 Pittsburgh, PA  Chronic Illness 
Disparities in Treatments Received 
Health Related Quality of Life 
Health Services Research 
Medical Sociology 
Patient Satisfaction 
Qualitative Methods 
United States Department of Veteran Affairs 
Adam J Rose, MD, MSc   CDA 08-017 No longer with VA    
Ann-Marie Rosland, MD, MS   CDA 10-209 Pittsburgh, PA  Chronic Disease 
Comorbidity 
Primary Health Care 
Quality of Care 
United States Department of Veteran Affairs 
Christianne L Roumie, BA, MD, MPH   RCD 04-342 No longer with VA    
Lisa V. Rubenstein, MD, MSPH   AIA 05-197 No longer with VA    
Jenny W. Rudolph, BA, PhD   MRP 03-329 No longer with VA    
John Spalding Rumsfeld, MD, PhD   RCD 98-341 No longer with VA    
Alissa Lynn Russ, PhD   CDA 11-214 Indianapolis, IN  Clinical Decision-Making 
Health Care Information Systems 
Medical Informatics 
Patient Safety 
Somnath Saha, MD, MPH   RCD 00-028 Portland , OR  Cultural Diversity 
Minority Groups 
Patient Acceptance of Health Care 
Professional-Patient Relations 
Racial Differences in Care 
Sameer D. Saini, MD, MS   CDA 09-213 Ann Arbor, MI  Endoscopy 
Health Services Utilization 
Quality of Care in Gastroenterologic and Hepatic Diseases 
Sanjay K. Saint, MD, MPH   RCD 00-006 Ann Arbor, MI  Acute Disease 
Cost-Benefit Analysis 
Cost-Effectiveness Analysis 
Evidence-Based Medicine 
Meta-Analysis 
Practice Guidelines 
Randomized Controlled Trial 
Research Design 
Safety 
Teaching 
Jason J. Saleem, PhD, MS   CDA 09-024 No longer with VA    
Debra Saliba, MD, MPH   RCD 01-006 Sepulveda, CA  Frail Elderly 
Functional Status 
Long-Term Care 
Nursing Care 
Patient Outcomes 
Quality of Care 
Brian C. Sauer, PhD   CDA 06-300 Salt Lake City, UT  Epidemiology 
Health Services Research 
Pharmacoepidemiology and Adverse Drug Events 
Jeffrey F. Scherrer, PhD   CDA 07-024 No longer with VA    
John E. Schneider, PhD   MRP 02-011 No longer with VA    
Lisa M Schwartz, MD, MS   RCD 97-312 No longer with VA    
Marin L. Schweizer-Looby, PhD, BS   CDA 11-215 Iowa City, IA  Adverse Drug Events 
Biostatistics 
Clinical Epidemiology 
Diagnostic Tests 
Epidemiology 
Evidence-Based Medicine 
Health Outcomes 
Infectious Disease 
Meta-Analysis 
Observational Studies 
Prevention 
Research Design 
Karen H Seal, MD, MPH   RCD 03-184 San Francisco, CA  Behavioral Change 
Clinical Trials 
Mental Illness 
Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome 
War Related Illnesses 
Alfredo J. Selim, MD, MPH   RCD 97-322 Bedford, MA  Delivery of Health Care, Integrated 
Risk Adjustment 
Stephanie L Shimada, PhD   CDA 10-210 Bedford, MA  Behavioral Change 
Decision Support Techniques 
Disparities in Treatments Received 
Health Care Information Systems 
Health Services Research 
Medical Informatics 
Minority Health 
Patient Safety 
Quality of Care 
Racial Differences in Care 
Underserved Populations 
Brian Shiner, MD, MPH   CDA 11-263 White River Junction, VT  Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome 
Suicide Prevention 
Michael G. Shlipak, MD, MPH   RCD 99-314 San Francisco, CA  Cardiovascular Diseases 
HIV/AIDS 
Nephrology 
Jason Jonathon Sico, MD, MHS   CDA 11-262 West Haven, CT  Health Services Research 
HIV/AIDS 
Neurology 
Outcome Assessment (Health Care) 
Pain 
Stroke 
Maria J. Silveira, MD, MA, MPH   RCD 03-030 Ann Arbor, MI  Hospice Care 
Medical Ethics 
Pain 
Brenda E Sirovich, MD, MS   RCD 02-179 No longer with VA    
Ted Albert Skolarus, MD, MPH, BS   CDA 12-171 Ann Arbor, MI  Cancer - Surveillance and Treatment Outcome 
Delivery of Health Care, Integrated 
Prostate Cancer and Erectile Dysfunction 
Christopher G. Slatore, MD, MS   CDA 09-025 Portland, OR  Cancer Prevention and Control 
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) 
Decision Support Techniques 
Education 
Health Outcomes 
Lung Diseases, Obstructive 
Patient-Centered Care 
Physician-Patient Relations 
Prevention 
Smoking Cessation 
Dylan M. Smith, PhD   MRP 03-324 No longer with VA    
Eric G. Smith, MD, PhD, MPH   CDA 09-216 Bedford, MA  Depression 
Depression in Primary Care 
Pharmacoepidemiology and Adverse Drug Events 
Pharmacotherapy 
Psychiatry 
Statistical Methodology 
Statistics 
Suicide 
Suicide Prevention 
A. Lynn Snow, PhD, MS, BS   RCD 01-008 Tuscaloosa, AL  Assessment 
Dementia 
Long-Term Care 
Outcome Assessment (Health Care) 
Pain 
Quality Assurance, Health Care - Quality of Health Care 
Research Design 
Lynn M. Soban, RN, PhD, MPH   CDA 06-301 No longer with VA    
Samantha Solimeo, PhD, MPH   CDA 13-272 Iowa City, IA  Aging 
Anthropology 
Gender-related Constructs 
Health Services Research 
Osteoporosis 
Rural Health Care 
Alexander H.S. Sox-Harris, PhD, MS   MRP 05-168 Menlo Park, CA  Alcoholism 
Biostatistics 
Health Care Evaluation and Measurement 
Health Services Research 
Program Evaluation 
Statistical Methodology 
Surgery 
Brennan Spiegel, MD, MSHS   RCD 03-179 No longer with VA    
Karen E Steinhauser, PhD   MRP 02-263 Durham, NC  Aging 
Caregiving 
End of Life 
Health Services Research 
Michael A Steinman, MD   RCD 01-013 No longer with VA    
Carl J Stepnowsky, Jr., PhD   MRP 02-266 San Diego, CA  Medication Adherence 
Minority Health 
Sleep Disorders 
Lauren D Stevenson, PhD   CDA 10-040 Cleveland, OH   
Jennifer L Strauss, BA, MS, PhD   AIA 04-025 Durham, NC  Advance Directives 
Advance Directives 
Cognition Disorders 
Cognition Disorders 
HIV/AIDS 
HIV/AIDS 
Mental Illness 
Mental Illness 
Rebecca Sudore, MD   CDA 07-025 San Francisco, CA  Aging 
Clinical Decision-Making 
Cultural Diversity 
Health Services Research 
Hospice Care 
Interpersonal Processes of Care 
Minority Health 
Patient Education 
Patient Outcomes 
Patient-Centered Care 
Shahnaz Sultan, MD, MHSc   CDA 10-022 Minneapolis, MN  Colorectal Cancer 
Gastroenterology 
Jeremy B. Sussman, MD, MS   CDA 13-021 Ann Arbor, MI  Cardiovascular Diseases 
Decision Support Techniques 
Patient-Centered Care 
Prevention 
Primary Health Care 
Alan R. Teo, MD, MS   CDA 14-428 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 
Jodie A. Trafton, PhD   MRP 02-260 Menlo Park, CA  Access to Primary Care and Preventive Services 
Alcoholism 
Behavior and Behavioral Mechanisms 
Behavioral Change 
Clinical Decision-Making 
Health Care Evaluation and Measurement 
Health Services Needs and Demands 
Pain 
Program Analysis and Evaluation 
Program Evaluation 
Substance Abuse Treatment 
Substance-Related Disorders 
Suicide Prevention 
Amal Nitin Trivedi, MD, MPH   CDA 07-217 Providence, RI  Disparities in Treatments Received 
Ranak B Trivedi, PhD, MA, MS   CDA 09-206 Menlo Park, CA  Aging 
Behavioral Change 
Cardiovascular Diseases 
Caregiving 
Chronic Heart Failure 
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) 
Depression 
Health Psychology 
Quality of Life 
Self Help 
Social Support 
Jack Tsai, PhD   CDA 10-212 West Haven, CT  Homeless Persons 
Psychiatry 
Schizophrenia 
Minang Turakhia, MD, MS   CDA 09-027 Palo Alto, CA  Cardiac Procedures 
Cardiology 
Cardiovascular Diseases 
Pharmacoeconomics 
Procedure Use and Outcomes in Cardiology 
Stroke 
Thromboembolism Prophylaxis 
Treatment Outcome 
VA-Non VA Comparisons 
Jessica A. Turchik, PhD   CDA 12-273 No longer with VA    
Christi S. Ulmer, PhD   CDA 09-218 Durham, NC  Anxiety 
Behavioral Change 
Cardiovascular Diseases 
Chronic Disease 
Depression 
Health Behavior 
Health Psychology 
Physical Activity 
Sleep Disorders 
War Related Illnesses 
Constance R. Uphold, PhD, MS, BS   RCD 99-011 Gainesville, FL  Chronic Illness 
Geriatrics 
Health Behavior 
Health Related Quality of Life 
HIV/AIDS 
Nursing 
Patient Education 
Prevention 
Marcia T. Valenstein, MD, AB   RCD 98-350 Ann Arbor, MI  Depression 
Mental Health 
Self Care 
Courtney H Van Houtven, PhD   MRP 05-311 Durham, NC  Caregiver Safety 
Caregiving 
Cost and Utilization 
Geriatrics 
Long-Term Care 
Paul D. Varosy, MD   RCD 04-115 Aurora, CO  Biostatistics 
Cardiac Procedures 
Cardiology 
Cardiovascular Diseases 
Clinical Outcomes Prediction Tools 
Cost and Utilization 
Cost-Benefit Analysis 
Cost-Effectiveness 
Cost-Effectiveness Analysis 
Health Care Costs and Cost Analysis 
Health Outcomes 
Health Related Quality of Life 
Health Services Research 
Patient Quality of Life Outcome Measures 
Population Characteristics 
Practice Patterns 
Predictive Models 
Procedure Use and Outcomes in Cardiology 
Quality of Life 
Quality of Life and Functional Assessment 
Research Design 
Resource Use and Cost of VA Care 
Resource Utilization and Costs 
Risk Factors 
Statistical Methodology 
Statistical Models 
Utilization and Cost of Health Care 
Utilization Patterns 
Sandeep Vijan, MD, MS   RCD 99-325 Ann Arbor, MI  Cost-Benefit Analysis 
Diabetes Mellitus 
Evidence-Based Medicine 
Health Care Costs and Cost Analysis 
Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice 
Outcome Assessment (Health Care) 
Patient Acceptance of Health Care 
Practice Guidelines 
Quality Assurance, Health Care - Quality of Health Care 
Salim Virani, MD   CDA 09-028 Houston, TX  Behavior and Behavioral Mechanisms 
Cardiology 
Cardiovascular Diseases 
Hypertension 
Practice Guidelines 
Corrine I. Voils, PhD   MRP 04-216 Madison, WI  Behavioral Change 
Psychometrics 
Research Design 
Kevin G. Volpp, MD, PhD   RCD 02-030 Philadelphia, PA  Health Care Costs and Cost Analysis 
Health Care Policy 
Health Economics 
Medical Education 
Medication Adherence 
Smoking Cessation 
Underserved Populations 
United States Department of Veteran Affairs 
Bonnie J. Wakefield, PhD, RN   RCD 99-311 Iowa City, IA  Chronic Illness 
Clinical Trials 
Frail Elderly 
Functional Status 
Health Outcomes 
Health Services Research 
Nursing Care 
Safety 
Telemedicine 
Akbar K Waljee, MD, MSc   CDA 11-217 Ann Arbor, MI  Chronic Disease 
Clinical Decision-Making 
Clinical Outcomes Prediction Tools 
Cost and Utilization 
Quality of Life 
Statistical Methodology 
Amy E Wallace, MD, MPH   RCD 04-280 No longer with VA    
Louise C Walter, MD   RCD 01-009 No longer with VA    
Donna L Washington, MD, MPH   RCD 00-017 West Los Angeles, CA  Access to Primary Care and Preventive Services 
Ambulatory Care 
Delivery of Health Care, Integrated 
Disparities in Treatments Received 
Health Services Needs and Demands 
Quality of Care 
Racial Differences in Care 
Women's Health Services 
Morris Weinberger, PhD   RCS 91-408 No longer with VA    
Kenneth R. Weingardt, PhD   MRP 03-326 No longer with VA    
Steven D. Weisbord, MD, MSc   RCD 03-176 Pittsburgh, PA  Adverse Drug Events 
Chronic Disease 
Clinical Trials 
Nephrology 
Nephropathy 
Practice Guidelines 
Prevention 
Racial Differences in Care 
Risk Factors 
United States Department of Veteran Affairs 
Julie C Weitlauf, PhD   AIA 04-245 Palo Alto, CA  Academic Research 
Cancer 
Health Services Research 
Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome 
Social Cognition 
Women's Health 
Rachel M. Werner, MD, PhD   RCD 05-285 Philadelphia, PA  Outcome Assessment (Health Care) 
Outcomes Measurement 
Practice Evaluations 
Primary Health Care 
Quality of Care 
Underserved Populations 
United States Department of Veteran Affairs 
John D Whited, MD, MHS   RCD 98-302 Durham, NC  Academic Research 
Ambulatory Care 
Epidemiology 
Health Services Research 
Telemedicine 
United States Department of Veteran Affairs 
Mary A Whooley, MD   RCD 97-325 San Francisco, CA  Comorbidity 
Rachel L. Widome, PhD, MHS   CDA 09-012 No longer with VA    
Emily C. Williams, PhD, MPH   CDA 12-276 Seattle, WA  Alcohol Problems in Primary Care 
Alcoholism 
Behavioral Change 
Diffusion of Innovation 
Disparities in Treatments Received 
Evidence-Based Medicine 
Health Care Evaluation and Measurement 
Health Services Research 
Hepatitis C 
HIV/AIDS 
Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice 
Minority Groups 
Primary Care for Substance Abusing Patients 
Program Evaluation 
Substance Abuse Treatment 
Substance-Related Disorders 
Underserved Populations 
Women's Health 
Linda S. Williams, MD   RCD 98-307 Indianapolis, IN  Clinical Epidemiology 
Neurology 
Outcome Assessment (Health Care) 
Patient Quality of Life Outcome Measures 
Patient-Centered Care 
Quality of Care 
Quality of Life and Functional Assessment 
Stroke 
Steven Woloshin, MD, MS   RCD 97-311 No longer with VA    
Edwin S. Wong, PhD, MA   CDA 13-024 Seattle, WA  Cost-Effectiveness 
Health Care Policy 
Health Economics 
Resource Use and Cost of VA Care 
Statistical Models 
Henry Klar Yaggi, BA, MD, MPH   RCD 04-284 No longer with VA    
William S Yancy, MD, MHS   RCD 02-183 No longer with VA    
Alexander Stehle Young, MD, MSHS   RCD 00-033 West Los Angeles, CA  Behavior (provider) 
Chronic Disease 
Decision Support Techniques 
Diffusion of Innovation 
Disparities in Treatments Received 
Homeless Persons 
Medical Informatics 
Mental Illness 
Obesity 
Quality of Care 
Services for Person With Serious Mental Illness 
Bevan Yueh, MD, MPH   RCD 98-318 No longer with VA    
Xiao-Hua Andrew Zhou, PhD, MSc   RCS 05-196 Seattle, WA  Biostatistics 
Clinical Trials 
Epidemiology 
Health Care Costs and Cost Analysis 
Outcome Assessment (Health Care) 
Research Design 
Sample Size 
Susan L. Zickmund, PhD   MRP 03-132 Salt Lake City, UT  Disparities in Treatments Received 
Hepatitis C 
Patient Compliance 
Patient Satisfaction 
Physician-Patient Relations 
Qualitative Methods 
Racial Differences in Care 
Research Design 
United States Department of Veteran Affairs 
Alan J. Zillich, PharmD   CDA 06-304 Indianapolis, IN  Ambulatory Care 
Best Practices 
Continuity and Quality of Care 
Drug Therapy 
Evidence-Based Medicine 
Health Outcomes 
Health Services Research 
Pharmacy Outcomes 
Practice Guidelines 
Treatment Outcome 
Kara Zivin, PhD, MS, MA   CDA 07-206 Ann Arbor, MI  Depression 
Epidemiology 
Health Care Policy 
Health Services Research 
Mental Illness 
Pharmacoeconomics 
Research Design 
Leah L Zullig, PhD, MPH   CDA 13-025 Durham, NC  Cancer 
Cancer - Surveillance and Treatment Outcome 
Cancer Control 
Cancer Prevention and Control 
Health Care Policy 
Health Services Research 
Medication Adherence 
Donna M Zulman, MD, MS   CDA 12-173 Menlo Park, CA  Chronic Disease 
Health Services Research 
Medical Informatics 
Self Care 

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