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HSR&D/QUERI National Meeting Podcasts

Paula Schnurr, PhD Implementation of Evidence-Based Psychotherapy for PTSD

Paula Schnurr, PhD, Director of the VA National Center for PTSD, discusses perspectives on implementation of evidence-based psychotherapy for PTSD. - Listen (7:52)

Andrea Nevedal, PhDUsing Third Party Contractors in the Implementation of the Veterans Choice Program

Andrea Nevedal, PhD, an investigator with HSR&D's Center for Innovation to Implementation, in Palo Alto, CA, discusses her work on using third party contractors in the implementation of the Veterans Choice Program. - Listen (8:36)

Jenny Tighe, MSPH Clinical Dashboard Elements to Improve Chronic Pain Care

Jenny Tighe, MSPH, Project Coordinator with the Center for Healthcare Improvement and Medical Effectiveness at the San Francisco VA Medical Center, talks about the process of supporting implementation of clinical dashboard elements necessary to improve chronic pain care. - Listen (9:57)

 from left to right - Sonya Gabrielian, MD, MPH;  Alex Young, MD; Stefan Kertesz, MD, MSc; Tom O'Toole, MD Housing First initiative

Sonya Gabrielian, MD, MPH, and Alex Young, MD, both of HSR&D's Center for the Study of Healthcare Innovation, Implementation and Policy at the VA Greater Los Angeles; Stefan Kertesz, MD, MSc, Affiliate Investigator with HSR&D's Center for Mental Healthcare and Outcomes Research; and Tom O'Toole, MD, Director of the VA National Center on Homelessness Among Veterans address the Housing First initiative's impact on ending Veteran homelessness. - Listen (11:26)

Catherine Chanfreau-Coffinier, PhD The Women's Health Experience Survey

Catherine Chanfreau-Coffinier, PhD, a Post Doctoral Fellow at HSR&D's Center for the Study of Healthcare Innovation, Implementation and Policy at the VA Greater Los Angeles, discusses findings from the Women's Health Experience Survey that relate to drivers of care quality ratings both within and outside of VA. - Listen (6:31)

Alejandro Interian, PhD Neurocognitive Risk Factors and Suicide Prevention

Alejandro Interian, PhD, HSR&D affiliate investigator and a staff psychologist with the VA New Jersey Health Care System, talks about neurocognitive risk factors and how they may be used to help prevent Veteran suicide. - Listen (8:13)

form left to right: Denise Hynes, PhD, MPH;  C. Leo Greenstone, MD; Megan Vanneman, PhD, MPH, Michelle Mengeling, PhD VA Community Care

Denise Hynes, PhD, MPH, Director of the VA Information Resource Center in Hines, IL; C. Leo Greenstone, MD, Associate Chief of Staff for Ambulatory Care with the VHA Office of Community Care; Michelle Mengeling, PhD, Affiliate Investigator with HSR&D's Center for Comprehensive Access & Delivery Research and Evaluation in Iowa City, IA; Amy Rosen, PhD, Research Career Scientist with HSR&D's Center for Healthcare Organization and Implementation Research in Boston, MA; Megan Vanneman, PhD, MPH, of HSR&D's IDEAS 2.0 Center of Innovation in Salt Lake City, UT; and Todd Wagner, PhD, Director of HSR&D's Health Economics Resource Center in Menlo Park, CA share a conversation about how operations and research are working together to better understand how Veterans use VA community care. - Listen (10:50)

Eric Hawkins, PhDOpioids and PTSD

Eric Hawkins, PhD, investigator with HSR&D's Center for Innovation for Veteran-Centered and Value-Driven Care, co-located in Seattle, WA and Denver, CO, talks about whether opioid and benzodiazepine co-prescribing among patients with PTSD contribute to mortality among Veterans. - Listen (8:35)

Lisa Brenner, PhDEvidence-Based Interventions and TBI

Lisa Brenner, PhD, Director of the Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Centers for Veterans Integrated Service Network 19, discusses two evidence-based interventions that may help prevent suicide among Veterans with traumatic brain injury. - Listen (12:31)

 from left -- Melissa Dichter, PhD, MSW, and Ann Elizabeth Montgomery, PhD, MPA, MSW Women Veterans: Housing Instability and Intimate Partner Violence

Melissa Dichter, PhD, MSW, and Ann Elizabeth Montgomery, PhD, MPA, MSW, both with HSR&D's Center for Health Equity Research & Promotion in Pittsburgh, PA, discuss the relationship between housing instability women Veterans experiences with intimate partner violence. - Listen (14:12)