Debra Choi, Ph.D. - Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety
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Debra Choi, Ph.D.

Debra Tan Choi, Ph.D., M.P.H.

VA Health Services Research Fellow


Phone: 713-440-4604

Phone: 713-791-1414 ext. 10363

Research Interests

  • Reducing delays in cancer diagnosis
  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma
  • Secondary data analysis
  • Quantitative methods


  • Ph.D., Health Services Research, Texas A&M University
  • M.P.H., Health Management & Policy, UNT Health Science Center
  • B.A., Public Health Policy, University of California, Irvine

Awards and Activities

  • Award for Excellence in Research (Doctoral Level), Texas A&M University, 2018
  • Junior Service Fellow, Summer Intramural Fellowship Program, AHRQ, 2012, 2013
  • Division of Student Affairs Scholarship, UNT Health Science Center, 2013
  • Texas Public Education School of Public Health Scholarship, 2013

Dr. Choi's PubMed Link*

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