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Newsletter | South Central MIRECC

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Summer 2019, Volume 21, Issue 3 - In this Issue

Introducing the 2019 TRIPS Awardees
RtoP | Veteran-Centered Barriers to Use of VA Mental Health Services
New Grants for Research on Suicide Prevention Funded in New Orleans
Affiliates Share Research Results Across the Country
Houston Affiliates Receive Local and National Honors
Newest Clinical Education Products
Recent Publications
Pilot Study Grant Award Application Opportunity
Research Methods and Analysis Consultation Services Available

Affiliates Share Research Results Across the Country

Getting the results of research to the right audiences is one goal of translating research into clinical practice. In the spring, affiliates from Houston and Little Rock shared the results of their research with local and national audiences.

Dr. Derrecka Boykin
Dr. Derrecka Boykin
Dr. Derrecka Boykin Presents Poster on Telehealth and Rural Veterans

Dr. Boykin presented a poster on the use of VA Video-to-Home services among rural Veterans at the National Rural Health Association Conference in San Diego. Data showed that rural Veterans are more likely to use telehealth to home for psychotherapy visits.

Dr. Sara J. Landes
Dr. Sara Landes
Dr. Sara Landes Goes to VA Research Day on the Hill

Dr. Landes was one of 25 VA researchers invited to present their latest scientific, medical, and technological advances at the second annual “VA Research Day on the Hill” in Washington, D.C. She shared her work on implementing Caring Contacts for suicide prevention in non-mental health settings.

Dr. Lindsey Martin
Panel members Drs. Erin Finley, Lindsey Martin, Megan McCullough, and Alison Hamilton at the AcademyHealth Research Meeting.
Dr. Lindsey Martin Discusses Ethnographic Methods

Dr. Martin participated in a panel on ethnographic methods in health services and implementation research at the AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting in Washington, D. C. The researchers also recorded an HSR&D podcast with VA Quality Enhancement Research Initiative (QUERI) Dissemination Coordinator Diane Hanks about the role that cultural and medical anthropologists play in improving care for Veterans.

Dr. Sacha McBain
Dr. Sacha McBain
Dr. Sacha McBain Discusses Preventing Secondary PTSD After Traumatic Injury

Dr. McBain discussed efforts to improve secondary PTSD prevention efforts following a traumatic injury at a conference for SC MIRECC, the HSR&D Center for Mental Health and Outcomes Research (CeMHOR), Behavioral Health QUERI, and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Division of Health Services Research in Little Rock.

Dr. Eva Woodward
Dr. Eva Woodward
Dr. Eva Woodward Discusses Health Equity and Implementation Science

Dr. Woodward discussed how implementation science can improve health equity in primary care settings at the National Institutes of Health-National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NIH-NHLBI) Implementation Research for Health Equity Webinar Series.


Last updated: July 25, 2019