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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

  • Patient experiences of medical error
  • Role of health information technology in patient engagement
  • Qualitative methodology and phenomenology

Education

  • 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
  • Post-Doctoral Health Services Research Fellowship, Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety, Houston, Texas

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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