Emily Quinn, PhD, MS

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Assistant Professor

Home Institution: OHSU Institute on Development & Disability

Health System: OHSU

Project Title: Delivering a Telehealth Language Intervention to Children and their Caregivers in Rural Communities

Dr. Quinn received her Ph.D. in Early Childhood Special Education at Vanderbilt University and her M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She is an Assistant Professor at the Institute of Development and Disability within the Department of Pediatrics at Oregon Health & Science University. Dr. Quinn has a strong research interest in telehealth, which arose from working as a pediatric speech-language pathologist and experiencing difficulty providing intervention to patients in rural communities. With the goal of advancing access to speech-language therapy in rural communities, she has launched a line of research focused on early language interventions delivered via telehealth.

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Jaime Peterson, MD, MPH

Jaime Peterson, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor

Home Institution: OHSU, Department of Pediatrics, Division of General Pediatrics

Health System: Health Share of Oregon CCO

Project Title: The Latino School Readiness Gap: Engaging parents, educators and pediatricians in novel primary care solutions

Dr. Peterson is an Assistant Professor at OHSU in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of General Pediatrics. Her LHS K12 research project centers on the intersection of health and education to promote school readiness in Latino communities. Dr. Peterson’s long standing research interest in early education disparities comes from personal and professional experiences including work as a middle school teacher and as a primary care provider at a county health center serving primarily Latino children. Prior research done by Dr. Peterson utilizes her community based participatory research skills and has focused on the attitudes of parents and the barriers to school readiness (SR) in the Latino population and the role of the pediatric health system to address the SR needs of Latino children and families. Dr. Peterson’s career goal is to become an independently funded physician-scientist incorporating innovative, evidenced-based SR interventions into pediatric clinical practice, reducing SR and academic disparities among underserved children. Dr. Peterson completed her medical training at the University of California, San Diego, pediatric training at Stanford, and her Masters of Public Health at the University of California, Berkeley.

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Ilya Ivlev, MD, PhD

Ilya Ivlev

Affiliate Investigator
Home Institution: Kaiser Permanente NW, Center for Health Research
Health System: Kaiser Permanente NW

Project Title: Evidence-based De-implementation of Low-value Care in a Learning Health System

Dr. Ivlev completed his medical degree at the Siberian State Medical University (M.D. 2003-2009). He holds a Ph.D. in Biomedical and Clinical Technology from the Czech Technical University in Prague (2009-2014). He is an active permanent member of review committees in peer-reviewed journals, professional healthcare-related international associations, and task force groups. Dr. Ivlev is a leading author of articles in high- ranking peer-reviewed scientific journals, such as 'Operations Research & Management Science' and 'Economics’, ‘Econometrics and Finance'. He is also a co-author of 3 books dealing with decision-making in healthcare and medical technologies assessment and management. Dr. Ivlev’s current research aims to facilitate the rapid implementation of evidence into practice, with a focus on the deintensification/de-implementation of low-value care.

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Susanne Klawetter, PhD, MSSW

Susanne Klawetter

Assistant Professor

Home Institution: Portland State University, School of Social Work

Health System: OHSU Newborn Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

Project Title: Integrated Behavioral Health Support for OHSU NICU Families

Dr. Klawetter received her Ph.D. in Social Work from the University of Denver, and her M.S.S.W. in Social Work at the University of Texas Austin. She is an Assistant Professor at the Portland State University School of Social Work. Currently, she is co-investigating maternal mental health and engagement in a mixed-methods research project across multiple NICU sites in Colorado. She has experience in clinical social work, such as working with children, adults, and families in community-based mental health and outpatient psychiatric hospital settings. Her work involves finding ways to improve infant and family health outcomes by working within learning health systems to integrate behavioral health and parenting support in novel settings, such as neonatal intensive care units.

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Dana Womack, PhD, MS

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Assistant Professor
Home Institution: OHSU Medical Informatics & Clinical Epidemiology
Health System: OHSU

Project Title: Echoes of Workplace Overload and Wellbeing

Dr. Womack earned her M.S. in Nursing Informatics from the University of Utah, and Ph.D. in Biomedical Informatics from Oregon Health & Science University. Her recent training as a researcher, combined with past experience in nursing, industry-based research & development, and informatics consulting, creates a unique foundation for this endeavor. She plans to become an embedded, applied researcher who builds a community of practice that spans academic departments, professions, and hospital departments while simultaneously engaging clinicians in research. Dr. Womack aims to expand upon her post-doctoral research to employ real-time data stream analysis to improve patient outcomes, process of care, and clinician work experiences.

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Jessica Wyse, PhD, MPP

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Assistant Professor
Home Institution: OHSU-PSU School of Public Health
Health System: Portland VA Medical Center

Project Title: Expanding Access to Medications for Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) in VA Primary Care

Dr. Wyse completed a joint Ph.D. in Sociology and Public Policy from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor in 2011, with specific training in qualitative and mixed methodologies, and a substantive focus on the programs and policies affecting underserved populations. Notable areas of her contributions to science include: substance use disorders and treatment, criminal justice system and justice-involved persons, and U.S. social policy and programs. Dr. Wyse’s current research focuses on the treatment of substance use disorders (SUD) among vulnerable populations, including examining how system-level innovations and policies that aim to enhance the safety of how opioid prescribing is implemented within VA hospitals and clinics.

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