Lori Ann Post PhD

Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine; Research Director; Faculty Affiliate - Yale Center for Medical Informatics; Research Scientist - Veteran's Administration

Biographical Info

Dr. Post's area of research expertise is at the nexus of violence/injury prevention and health information
technology. To this end, she has been the principal investigator on several federal, state, and foundation grants. Currently, she has an R01 testing the use of health information technology in the Emergency Department (ED) to reduce injuries, adverse health outcomes, unnecessary admissions and ED visits. Dr. Post is also an investigator on the multi-site Consortium for Health Informatics supported by the Veteran's Administration. Past projects include a sexual assault surveillance system as well as a quasi experimental longitudinal study aimed to prevent and interrupt intimate partner violence both funded by
the Centers for Disease Control. The Department of Health and Human Services - Center for Medicare funded her technology based informatics project that involved networking disparate data archives, criminal records registries to prevent abuse, neglect, and exploitation in health care settings.


International Activity

  • Moblizing Public Will for Social Change
    Bellagio, Italy(2009 - 2009)
    Rockefeller Foundation Residency Program
  • Human Identification
    London, United Kingdom(1987 - 1987)
    Human Identification
  • Osteology
    Cambridge, United Kingdom(1987 - 1987)
    Osteology
  • Political Economy Governance and Security
    Botucatu, Brazil; Israel(1981 - 1982)
    Political Economy Governance and Security
  • International Studies
    (1988)
    Bachelor's Degree

Education & Training

B.A.
Michigan State University (1988)
M.A.
Michigan State University (1992)
Ph.D.
Michigan State University (1999)
Certificate in Public Health Surveillance
Emory, Rollins School of Public Health (1999 - 1999)
Student
University of London, Anthropology (2007 - 2007)
Student
Cambridge University, Osteology (2007 - 2007)

Honors & Recognition

  • Phi Kappa Phi's Excellence Award in Interdisciplinary Scholarship
    (2006)
  • Best Student Paper - Statistics Section
    American Public Health Association (APHA) (1998)
  • Rockefeller Fellow - Bellagio, Italy
    Rockefeller Foundation (2011)

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