Scholars

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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Susanne Klawetter, PhD, MSSW

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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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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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Ryan Cook, PhD, MSPH

Ryan Cook, PhD, MSPH

Assistant Professor

Home Institution: OHSU, Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine

Health System: OHSU

Project Title: Transporting treatment effects from clinical trials to people with concurrent methamphetamine and opioid use

Dr. Cook earned his Masters of Science in Public Health from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and his PhD in Epidemiology from the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health. He is an Assistant Professor at OHSU in the Department of Medicine, Section of Addiction Medicine. Dr. Cook’s research focuses on improving understanding and treatment of complex patients with multiple substance use disorders (SUDs). He is especially interested in epidemiologic and statistical methodology and applications to SUD treatment research. Dr. Cook’s K12 project aims to translate SUD treatment effects established by National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network (CTN) studies to “real world” populations concurrently using opioids and methamphetamine (MA). He will also look for differential CTN intervention impact by geographic regions, characteristics, and behaviors (e.g. MA injectors vs. non-injectors) of opioid and MA users.

Ilya Ivlev, MD, PhD

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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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