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Bhavika Kaul, M.D., M.A.S.

Bhavika

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

Assistant Professor, Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine and Health Services Research, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Email: bhavika.kaul@va.gov

Research Interests

  • Access to subspecialty care
  • Interstitial lung disease
  • Leveraging electronic health record data to study population level epidemiology
  • Novel care delivery models for advanced pulmonary disease
  • Preventing diagnostic delays

Education

  • Masters in Clinical Research, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California
  • Chief Fellow, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California
  • Fellowship in Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California
  • Chief Medical Resident, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
  • Residency in Internal Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
  • M.D. Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
  • B.S. in Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Rice University, Hoston, TX

Awards and Activities

  • Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Scholar, 2021
  • Nina Ireland Award for Lung Health, 2021
  • National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) IMPACT K12 Scholar, 2021
  • Center for Healthcare Improvement and Medical Effectiveness Research Fellow, 2020
  • First Place, Clinical Research, National Jewish Respiratory Disease Young Investigators Forum, 2020
  • Academy of Medical Educators, Baylor College of Medicine, 2016
  • Nikaidoh Award for Global Health, 2014
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society, 2013
  • Excellence in Medicine Leadership Award, American Medical Association (AMA), 2011
  • Albert Schweitzer Fellowship, 2009
  • Loewenstern Fellowship for International Civic Research, 2008
  • Jesse Jones Leadership Award for Healthcare Policy Research, 2007
  • Congressional Bronze Award for Outstanding Community Service, 2005

Dr. Kaul's PubMed Link *

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