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VA Health Systems Research

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HSR Methodology Areas

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Data Science

Design, validate, and apply data science and knowledge management tools that improve Veteran care

Press, Chengyuan (Chanel) PhD BS Plouzek, Cathie PhD

Engagement Science

Create and test novel approaches for engaging end-users, e.g., Veterans, providers, communities, etc. that support improved outcomes

Schlak, Amelia PhD RN Henderson, Crystal EdD

Implementation Science

Discover and optimize strategies to get effective treatments to Veterans faster

Borsky, Amanda DrPH MPP Beck, Kara PhD

Policy Evaluation

Develop, assess, and improve VA and national policies to improve Veteran outcomes, with a focus on underserved populations

Press, Chengyuan (Chanel) PhD BS Beck, Kara PhD

Systems Science

Design and apply new systems science methods, including to improve Veteran provider workforce effectiveness, satisfaction, diversity, and retention

Schlak, Amelia PhD RN Borsky, Amanda DrPH MPP