5376-Damush, Teresa
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Teresa M. Damush, PhD

Senior Research Professor of Medicine

Address
VA HSR&D Center for Health Information and Communication, Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center
1481 W. 10th Street, 11H

Indianapolis , IN 46202-2884
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Bio

Dr. Teresa Damush is a health services researcher and health psychologist specializing in the design and evaluation of patient centered programs that empower the patient to modify controllable factors that may improve health-related quality of life in both primary and specialty care practices. She conducts research as a Core Investigator in the VA Health Services Research and Development Center for Health Information and Communication and Regenstrief Institute Research Scientist.

Dr. Damush is an expert on active implementation methodology and patient self-management. Nationally, she has served on the planning committees of the National Health Services Research & Development and Stroke Quality Enhancement Research Initiative (QUERI) meetings at the U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs and is a member of the VA Health Services Research & Development Scientific Member Review Board for Chronic Disease and Quality of Life Outcomes.

As co-principal investigator for the Precision Monitoring to Transform Care Quality Research Enhancement Initiative (PRIS-M QUERI) Center, Dr. Damush’s research focuses on implementing evidence-based practices for stroke survivors and caregivers. She has funding from the Department of Veterans Affairs to adapt existing evidence-based tools for secondary stroke prevention from hospital discharge to the patient home setting.

Expertise

patient self-management  |  health psychology  |  implementation science

Titles & Appointments

  • Senior Research Professor of Medicine
  • Research Career Scientist, VA HSR&amp
  • D Center for Health Information and Communication, Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center
  • Research Scientist, Indiana University Center for Health Services and Outcomes Research, Regenstrief Institute, Inc.
  • Director of Implementation Science Core and Co-Principal Investigator, VA Precision Monitoring to Transform Care (PRIS-M) QUERI Center, Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center

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