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VA HSR&D Podcasts

Engaging Rural Dwelling Veterans in VA Mental Health Treatment

Speaker: Karen Seal
Topic: Mental health
Series: Investigator Insights
Date: 05/26/2020


Homeless and Vulnerable Veterans’ Experiences of Primary Care

Allyson Varley, PhD, MPH Stefan Kertesz, MD

Speaker(s): (from left to right) Allyson Varley, PhD, MPH; Stefan Kertesz, MD
Topic: Homelessness
Series: Investigator Insights
Date: 05/19/2020


Moral Reconation Therapy for Justice-Involved Veterans

Speaker: Dan Blonigen, PhD Dan Blonigen, PhD
Topic: Mental health
Series: Investigator Insights
Date: 05/11/2020


Participating in VA Research: A Veteran’s Perspective

Speaker: Becca Keller
Topic: Access
Series: Veteran Voices
Date: 05/05/2020


Improving Veterans' Safety: Excess Medication Management

Speaker: Amy Linsky, MD, MSc Amy Linsky, MD, MSc
Topic: Quality improvement
Series: Investigator Insights
Date: 04/28/2020


Understanding LGBTQ Veterans’ Risk for Homelessness

Ann E. Montgomery, PhD, MSW John Blosnich, PhD, MPH

Speaker(s): (from left to right) Ann E. Montgomery, PhD, MSW; John Blosnich, PhD, MPH
Topic: Homelessness
Series: Investigator Insights
Date: 04/21/2020


Understanding Who’s at Risk for Food Insecurity

Speaker: Alicia Cohen, MD, MSc Alicia Cohen, MD, MSc
Topic: Mental health
Series: Investigator Insights
Date: 04/14/2020


Primary Care Intensive Management

Alicia Bergman, PhD Evelyn Chang, MD, MSHS

Speaker(s): (from left to right) Alicia Bergman, PhD; Evelyn Chang, MD, MSHS
Topic: Chronic disease
Series: Investigator Insights
Date: 12/23/2019


The PhotoVoice Project

Gala True, PhD Sarah Ono, PhD Traci Abraham, PhD

Speaker(s): (from left to right) Gala True, PhD; Sarah Ono, PhD; Traci Abraham, PhD
Topic: Caregivers
Series: Investigator Insights
Date: 12/16/2019


Research to Reduce Veteran Suicide

Speaker: Alan Teo, MD, MS Alan Teo, MD, MS
Topic: Mental health
Series: Investigator Insights
Date: 12/09/2019


Veteran Voices: Otis Kerr and Jim Goodwin

Speaker: Otis Kerr Jim Goodwin
Topic: Access
Series: Veteran Voices
Date: 12/02/2019


Veteran Voices: Oliver Patrick

Speaker: Oliver Patrick
Topic: Access
Series: Veteran Voices
Date: 11/27/2019


The Role of Cultural Anthropologists in VA Healthcare

Alison Hamilton, PhD, MPH Lindsey Martin, PhD Megan McCullough, PhD  Erin Finley, PhD, MPH

Speaker(s): (from left to right) Alison Hamilton, PhD, MPH; Lindsey Martin, PhD; Megan McCullough, PhD; Erin Finley, PhD, MPH
Topic: Quality improvement
Series: Live from the Meeting
Date: 07/08/2019


Women’s Healthcare and Family Planning in VA

Speaker: Lisa Callegari, MD Lisa Callegari, MD
Topic: Women's health
Series: Live from the Meeting
Date: 06/20/2019


Evidence Synthesis Reviews for Epilepsy and Diabetes Self-Management

Speaker: Allison Lewinski, PhD, MPH, RN Allison Lewinski, PhD, MPH, RN
Topic: Chronic disease
Series: Live from the Meeting
Date: 06/17/2019


The Impact of Rural Social Workers and Patient-Aligned Care Teams

Speaker: Portia Cornell, PhD Portia Cornell, PhD
Topic: PACT
Series: Live from the Meeting
Date: 06/13/2019


Painful Conversations: Pain Management SCAN-ECHO Improves Provider Conversations with Patients about Pain Care

Kyrstal Stryczek, MA

Speaker: Kyrstal Stryczek, MA
Topic: Pain
Series: Live from the Meeting
Date: 12/20/2018


Integrating the Life-Sustaining Treatment Template into Current Processes in Community Living Centers

Jennifer Henry, LSW

Speaker: Jennifer Henry, LSW
Topic: Quality improvement
Series: Live from the Meeting
Date: 12/20/2018


Expanding Access to Pain Care: Promoting Specialist and Primary Care Provider Networks with SCAN-ECHO

Sherry Ball, PhD

Speaker: Sherry Ball, PhD
Topic: Access
Series: Live from the Meeting
Date: 12/20/2018


Community Clergy Training Program to Improve Rural Veterans’ Mental Health

Kristen Wing, MA

Speaker: Kristen Wing, MA
Topic: Mental health
Series: Live from the Meeting
Date: 12/20/2018


Challenges and Opportunities of Shifting Mandates and Culture Associated with the VA’s Implementation of Veteran Access Initiatives

Kelty Fehling, MPH

Speaker: Kelty Fehling, MPH
Topic: Access
Series: Live from the Meeting
Date: 12/20/2018


Implementing eScreening Technology in Four Clinics in the Veterans Health Administration: A mixed-method

James  Pittman, PhD, LCSW

Speaker: James Pittman, PhD, LCSW
Topic: eHealth
Series: Live from the Meeting
Date: 12/20/2018


Participatory Action Dissemination

Speaker: George Sayre, PsyD George Sayre, PsyD
Topic: Quality improvement
Series: Live from the Meeting
Date: 12/20/2018


Use and Adaptation of Implementation Facilitation to Improve Engagement and Retention in Care of Vulnerable US Veterans

Speaker: Amanda Midboe, PhD Amanda Midboe, PhD
Topic: Quality improvement
Series: Live from the Meeting
Date: 12/20/2018


Role of Mentorship Program for New Investigators

Cathy Battaglia, PhD, RN Dr. Heather Gilmartin,

Speaker(s): (from left to right) Cathy Battaglia, PhD, RN; Heather Gilmartin, PhD, NP, CIC
Topic: Career development
Series: Investigator Insights
Date: 07/06/2018


Evaluating VA's Caregiver Support Program

Speaker: Courtney Van Houtven, PhD Courtney Van Houtven, PhD
Topic: Caregivers
Series: Live from the Meeting
Date: 06/26/2018


Evidence-based Quality Improvement in Primary Care

Speaker(s): Lisa Rubenstein, MD Lisa Rubenstein, MD and Danielle Rose, PhD
Topic: Quality improvement
Series: Live from the Meeting
Date: 06/26/2018


Peer Coaching and Web-based Interventions to Help Veterans with Serious Mental Illness Better Manage Their Weight

Alex Young, MD

Speaker: Alex Young, MD
Topic: Mental health
Series: Live from the Meeting
Date: 06/26/2018


20 Years of the HSR&D Quality Enhancement Research Initiative

Amy Kilbourne, PhD Dr. Allen Gifford Dr. JoAnn Kirchner Dr. Anne Sales Dr. George Jackson

Speaker(s): (from left to right) Amy Kilbourne, PhD, and QUERI program leaders Drs. Allen Gifford, JoAnn Kirchner, Anne Sales, and George Jackson
Topic: Quality improvement
Series: Live from the Meeting
Date: 06/26/2018


End-of-Life Care Quality in VA

Speaker: Risha Gidwani, DrPh Risha Gidwani, DrPh
Topic: Quality improvement
Series: Live from the Meeting
Date: 06/25/2018


Optimizing Maternal Health and Family Planning for Women Veterans

Speaker: Lisa Callegari, MD, MPH Lisa Callegari, MD, MPH
Topic: Women's health
Series: Live from the Meeting
Date: 06/25/2018


Veterans' Experiences with the Veterans Choice Program

Speaker: Megan Vanneman, PhD, MPH Megan Vanneman, PhD, MPH
Topic: Quality improvement
Series: Live from the Meeting
Date: 06/24/2018


Justice Involved Veterans

Speaker: Andrea Finlay, PhD Andrea Finlay, PhD
Topic: Access
Series: Live from the Meeting
Date: 06/24/2018


Pain Management and Opioid Safety

Photo: Dr. Heather Gilmartin (left), Dr. Joe Frank

Speakers: Dr. Heather Gilmartin, Dr. Joe Frank
Topic: Pain
Series: Investigator Insights
Date: 05/04/2018


Rural Transition Nurse Program

Photo: (from left to right) Dr. Heather Gilmartin, Dr. Bob Burke, Lynette Kelley, RN

Speakers: Dr. Heather Gilmartin, Dr. Bob Burke, Lynette Kelley, RN
Topic: Access
Series: Investigator Insights
Date: 03/16/2018


Contextual Errors and Improving Primary Care Encounters for Homeless Veterans

Speaker: Saul Weiner, MD Saul Weiner, MD
Topic: Homelessness
Series: Investigator Insights
Date: 12/14/2017


Veteran Community Engagement Committee

Lindsey Martin, PhD Ashley Gendrett, MPH

Speakers: Lindsey Martin, PhD; Ashley Gendrett, MPH
Topic: Quality improvement
Series: Investigator Insights
Date: 09/27/2017


Audit and feedback in clinical care coordination

Speaker: Sylvia Hysong, PhD Sylvia Hysong, PhD
Topic: Quality improvement
Series: Investigator Insights
Date: 09/27/2017


Telehealth in VA and electronic medical record best practices

Speaker: Jane Anderson, PhD, RN Jane Anderson, PhD, RN
Topic: Telehealth
Series: Investigator Insights
Date: 09/12/2017


Treatment of PTSD in Veterans

Speaker: Natalie Hundt, PhD Natalie Hundt, PhD
Topic: PTSD
Series: Investigator Insights
Date: 09/08/2017


The Women's Health Experience Survey

Speaker: Catherine Chanfreau-Coffinier, PhD Catherine Chanfreau-Coffinier, PhD
Topic: Women's health
Series: Live from the Meeting
Date: 07/24/2017


VA Community Care

from left to right: Denise Hynes, PhD, MPH;  C. Leo Greenstone, MD; Megan Vanneman, PhD, MPH, Michelle Mengeling, PhD

Speakers: Denise Hynes, PhD, MPH; C. Leo Greenstone, MD; Megan Vanneman, PhD, MPH, Michelle Mengeling, PhD
Topic: PACT; Series: Live from the Meeting
Date: 07/20/2017


Opioids and PTSD

Speaker: Eric Hawkins, PhD Eric Hawkins, PhD
Topic: Substance use disorder
Series: Live from the Meeting
Date: 07/20/2017


Evidence-Based Interventions and TBI

Speaker: Lisa Brenner, PhD Lisa Brenner, PhD
Topic: Traumatic Brain Injury
Series: Live from the Meeting
Date: 07/20/2017


Women Veterans: Housing Instability and Intimate Partner Violence

Photo: (from left to right)  Melissa Dichter, PhD, MSW, and Ann Elizabeth Montgomery, PhD, MPA, MSW

Speakers: Melissa Dichter, PhD, MSW, and Ann Elizabeth Montgomery, PhD, MPA, MSW
Topic: Women's health
Series: Live from the Meeting
Date: 07/20/2017


Neurocognitive Risk Factors and Suicide Prevention

Speaker: Alejandro Interian, PhD Alejandro Interian, PhD
Topic: Mental health
Series: Live from the Meeting
Date: 07/19/2017


Clinical Dashboard Elements to Improve Chronic Pain Care

Speaker: Jenny Tighe, MSPH Jenny Tighe, MSPH
Topic: Pain
Series: Live from the Meeting
Date: 07/19/2017


Housing First initiative

Photo: (from left to right) Sonya Gabrielian, MD, MPH; Alex Young, MD; Stefan Kertesz, MD, MSc; Tom O'Toole, MD

Speakers: Sonya Gabrielian, MD, MPH; Alex Young, MD; Stefan Kertesz, MD, MSc; Tom O'Toole, MD
Topic: Homelessness
Series: Live from the Meeting
Date: 07/19/2017


Implementation of Evidence-Based Psychotherapy for PTSD

Speaker: Paula Schnurr, PhD Paula Schnurr, PhD
Topic: PTSD
Series: Live for the Meeting
Date: 07/19/2017


Using Third Party Contractors in the Implementation of the Veterans Choice Program

Speaker: Andrea Nevedal,  PhD Andrea Nevedal, PhD
Topic: Implementation
Series: Live for the Meeting
Date: 07/19/2017


Quantifying Facilitation in Implementation Trials

Speaker: Mark Bauer, MD Mark Bauer, MD
Topic: Implementation
Series: Live from the Meeting
Date: 06/27/2017


Communities of Practice

Speaker: Anju Sahay, PhD Anju Sahay, PhD
Topic: PACT
Series: Live from the Meeting
Date: 06/27/2017


The Veterans Choice Act

Speaker: Megan Vanneman, PhD Megan Vanneman, PhD
Topic: Access
Series: Live from the Meeting
Date: 06/26/2017


VA as a Learning Healthcare System

Speaker: Melissa Garrido, PhD Melissa Garrido, PhD
Topic: Quality improvement
Series: Live from the Meeting
Date: 06/26/2017


Family Caregiver Training

Speaker: Courtney Van Houtven, PhD Courtney Van Houtven, PhD
Topic: Caregivers
Series: Live from the Meeting
Date: 06/26/2017


Measuring Quality of Care for Women Veterans

Speaker: Donna Washington, MD Donna Washington, MD
Topic: Women's health
Series: Live from the Meeting
Date: 06/26/2017


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