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Traber Davis Giardina, Ph.D., M.S.W.

Traber Davis Giardina, Ph.D., M.S.W.

Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center

Social Work Researcher

Email: traber.giardina@va.gov

Phone: 713-440-4695

Phone: 713-791-1414 ext. 10395

Research Interests

  • Exploring the role of patient-facing health information technology in patient empowerment and engagement in care
  • Test result notification and the patient portal
  • Qualitative methodology and phenomenology

Education

  • Ph.D, Social Work, Graduate College of Social Work, University of Houston, Houston, TX
  • M.S.W., Graduate College of Social Work, University of Houston, Houston, TX
  • M.A., Sociology, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA
  • B.A., English and Sociology, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA

Awards and Activities

  • Center for Hazards Assessment, Response & Technology Graduate Fellowship, Department of Sociology, University of New Orleans

Dr. Giardina's PubMed Link*

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