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Jane Anderson, Ph.D., R.N., F.N.P.-C, F.A.A.N.P.


Nurse Scientist, Implementation & Innovation Program, Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, TX

Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Associate Director Nursing Research, Director of Education and Research VA National TeleStroke Program (NTSP)




Research Interests

  • Implementation of a telehealth self-management support for stroke risk reduction
  • Development of decision support tools for evidence based stroke care
  • Implementation of valid and reliable swallowing assessment tools for patients with stroke
  • Use of simulation for effective implementation of evidence based stroke care


  • Ph.D., Texas Women’s University, Houston, Texas
  • M.S.N., University of Texas, Houston, Texas
  • B.S.N., University of Texas, Houston, Texas

Awards and Activities

  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners – Fellow, 2016
  • Texas Nurses Association, District 9 - Outstanding Nurses Award, 2011
  • Outstanding Graduate Student Texas Woman’s University
  • Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society for Nursing –Beta Beta Houston Outstanding Doctoral Student, 2008
  • Texas Woman’s University Mary Alice Metcalf - Outstanding Doctoral Student
  • Department Veterans Affairs - Secretary’s Nurse Excellence Award, 2007
  • VHA - National Nursing Education Initiative Award - Full Tuition Scholarship, 2005

Dr. Anderson's PubMed Link *

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