Ruben Hernaez, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D. - Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety
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Ruben Hernaez, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D.

Ruben

Investigator, Clinical Effectiveness & Population Health Program, Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, TX

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Baylor College of Medicine

Staff. Gastroenterology and Transplant Hepatology. Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, TX

Email: ruben.hernaez@va.gov

Phone: 713-791-1414 ext 26791

Research Interests

  • Structure, processes, and outcome of care
  • Acute on chronic liver failure
  • Liver Transplant
  • Palliative care
  • Systematic reviews and guidelines

Education

  • Transplant Hepatology, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, 2016
  • Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, 2015
  • Internal Medicine, Medstar Georgetown/Washington Hospital Center, Washington, D.C., 2013
  • Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University. Baltimore, Maryland, 2010
  • M.P.H., Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Baltimore, Maryland, 2006
  • Endocrinology and Nutrition Residency. Clinic Hospital. Barcelona, Spain, 2005
  • M.D., University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain, 1999

Awards and Activities

  • BCM Fellowship Program, Teaching Award bestowed by the BCM Fellows, 2017
  • Travel Grant for the 2016 Academic Skills Workshop, American Gastroenterological Association and American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, 2016
  • Fellow Teaching Award, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Department of Medicine, 2013
  • Saul Zukerman MD Humanitarism in Medicine Award, Best Resident chosen by the Department of Medicine Faculty, Medstar Washington Hospital Center, Washington, D.C., 2013
  • Phi Beta Kappa, National Scholars Honor Society, 2010, https://www.pbk.org/web
  • Delta Omega Alpha, Inductee, National Honor Public Health Society,2010
  • American Diabetes Association Mentor-Based Post-doctoral fellowship awarded to Dr. Frederick L. Brancati and mentee (R. Hernaez), 2007 - 2010
  • Caja Madrid, 2006 - 2007
  • Caixa Galicia - Claudio San Martin Foundation, Galicia, Spain, 2005 - 2006

Dr. Hernaez PubMed Link *

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