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Theresa Nguyen Wenker, M.D.

Theresa

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

Assistant Professor, Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

Email: Theresa. Nguyen3@va.gov

Email: Thn1@bcm.edu

Research Interests

  • Boinformatics: natural language processing
  • Epidemiology and outcomes of Barrett's esophagus
  • Epidemiology and outcomes of esophageal adenocarcinoma
  • Use of health information technology to reduce missed opportunities for early diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal cancers

Education

  • Master's of Public Health in Epidemiology, University of Texas Health Science Center School of Public Health, Houston, Texas
  • Gastroenterology T-32 Fellowship, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
  • Internal Medicine Residency (Research Pathway), Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
  • M.D. (Medical Research Pathway), Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
  • B.S., Science Pre-Professional Studies, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana

Awards and Activities

  • Delta Omega Honor Society in Public Health, 2021
  • Early Stage Investigator Recognition, American Gastroenterological Association, Digestive Diseases Week, 2016
  • Young Achiever Recognition, National Internal Medicine Meeting, American College of Physicians, 2016

Dr. Nguyen-Wenker's PubMed Link *

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