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Jennifer Sloane, M.S., Ph.D.


Advanced Postdoctoral Fellow, Health Services Research and Development, Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness & Safety, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, TX


Research Interests

  • Decision-making
  • Interruptions and time-pressure
  • Patient safety
  • Reducing diagnostic errors


  • Ph.D., Cognitive Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
  • M.S., Experimental Psychology, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York
  • B.A., Psychology, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland

Awards and Activities

  • Scientia PhD Scholarship, University of New South Wales, 2018
  • Third place in the University of New South Wales Postgraduate Research Competition, 2018
  • Women of Mathematical Psychology Travel and Networking Award, 2016
  • Mark S. Harper Award for Excellence in Psychology, University of Maryland, 2015

Dr. Sloane's PubMed Link *

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