Traber Davis Giardina, Ph.D., M.S.W. - Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety
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Traber Davis Giardina, Ph.D., M.S.W.

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

Investigator, Health Policy, Quality & Informatics Program, Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Section of Health Services Research, Baylor College of Medicine

Patient Safety Researcher

Email: traber.giardina@va.gov

Phone: 713-440-4453

Phone: 713-791-1414 ext. 10395

Research Interests

  • Understanding patients' and families' experiences of medical errors
  • Leveraging patient-facing health IT to improve patient safety
  • Qualitative and mixed-methods

Education

  • Health Services Research Postdoctoral Fellowship, Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety, Houston, Texas
  • Ph.D, Social Work, Graduate College of Social Work, University of Houston, Houston, Texas
  • M.S.W., Graduate College of Social Work, University of Houston, Houston, Texas
  • M.A., Sociology, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • B.A., English and Sociology, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana

Awards and Activities

  • Recipient of a K01, Mentored Research Scientist Research Career Development Award from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 2018-2023
  • Veterans Affairs Health System Impact Award, honoring research that significantly impacted clinical practice and policy (PI- Hardeep Singh and the Houston DISCovery Team), 2016
  • Graduate Fellowship, University of New Orleans, Center for Hazards Assessment, Response & Technology

Dr. Giardina's PubMed Link*

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