CHSR Fellows

  • This program draws together scholars and mentors across disciplines and models team science integral to learning health systems. Co-funded by AHRQ and PCORI, the LHSS K12 focuses on patient-centered outcomes research, pragmatic trials, implementation and dissemination science, health policy and community health, stakeholder engagement and method advancement. PIs: Christianne Roumie, MD, MPH, and Russell Rothman, MD, MPP

    wagner 2022 SCHOLAR
    Liliana Wagner, PhD, BCBA

    Project Title: Identifying and mitigating barriers to tele-assessment of autism spectrum disorder within rural communities
    Health System: Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    LHS K12 Training Period: 09/2022 – 09/2024
    salwei 2021 SCHOLAR
    Megan E. Salwei, PhD

    Project Title: COMputerized PAtient-centered Collaborative Technology (COMPACT) to support breast cancer shared decision making
    Health System: Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    LHS K12 Training Period: 09/2021 – 09/2023
    iglesia 2021 SCHOLAR
    Edward G.A. Iglesia, MD, MPH

    Project Title: Identifying Facilitators and Barriers to Food Allergy Prevention in the Vanderbilt Learning Health Community Health System: 
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    LHS K12 Training Period: 9/2021 – 9/2023
    nair 2020 SCHOLAR
    Devika Nair, MD, MSCI

    Project Title: Collaborative Care for Older Adults with Chronic Kidney Disease
    Health System: Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    LHS K12 Training Period: 09/2020 – 09/2022
    griffith 2020 SCHOLAR
    Kevin Griffith, PhD, MPA

    Project Title: Pragmatic Trial of a Nurse Manager-led Intervention to Reduce 30-day Readmissions
    Health System: Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    LHS K12 Training Period: 09/2020 – 09/2022
    alvin 2019 SCHOLAR
    Alvin Jeffery, PhD, RN-BC, CCRN-K, FNP-BC

    Project Title: Developing Probability-Based Decision Support Tools for Acute Clinical Deterioration
    Health System: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Tennessee Valley Health System
    LHS K12 Training Period: 11/2019 – 10/2021
  • The PROgRESS Program aims to train early-career researchers who can address healthcare knowledge gaps and translate knowledge into application. This T32 is funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and focuses on patient-centered outcomes research, implementation science and health and community policy. PIs: Christianne Roumie, MD, MPH, and Carlos Grijalva, MD, MPH.

    morrow 2022 SCHOLAR
    Emily Morrow, PhD

    Clinical Fellow, Division of Internal Medicine and Public Health
    gibas 2021 SCHOLARS
    Kevin Gibas, MD

    Clinical and Research Fellow, Division of Infectious Diseases
    jazowski 2021 SCHOLARS
    Shelley Jazowski, PhD, MPH

    Postdoctoral Research Fellow
    sneed 2021 SCHOLARS
    Nadia Markie Sneed, PhD, MSN, FNP-BC
    Postdoctoral Research Fellow
    strayer 2021 SCHOLARS
    Thomas Strayer, PhD
    Postdoctoral Research Fellow
    carroll 2020 SCHOLAR
    Alison Carroll, MD

    Pediatric Hospital Medicine Fellow
    carroll 2020 SCHOLAR
    Shani Jones, MD
    General Pediatrics Fellow
    richmond 2020 SCHOLAR
    Jennifer Richmond, PhD
    Postdoctoral Research Fellow
  • The mission of this advanced fellowship program is to prepare scholars to be leaders who can apply knowledge and methods of health care improvement to the care of veterans, innovate and continually improve health care, teach health professionals about health care improvement, and perform research and develop new knowledge for the ongoing improvement of the quality and value of health care services. PI: Robert Dittus, MD, MPH


      First Year Fellows
    Katherine Schafer, PhD
    Megan Shroder, MD
    Erica Koch, MD
    Jasmine Berry, DNP
    Kevin Seitz, MD (Vanderbilt QS)
    Stephen “Neil” Holby, MD (Vanderbilt QS)
      Second Year Fellows
    rick Chelsea Rick, DO
    mart Matthew Mart, MD, MSCI
    kimpel Christine Kimpel, BSN, RN, MA, PhD (c)
    holt Natalie Holt, PhD, MA
    guidera Amy Guidera, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, CHWP
      Third Year Fellow
    welch Sarah Welch, DO, MA