Veterans

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Kathleen Akgün, MD, MS

Associate Professor Term

Director, Medical Intensive Care Unit, VA CT Healthcare System, West Haven, Medicine

Research Interests

Aging; Critical Care; Epidemiology; HIV; Immunocompromised Host; Intensive Care Units; Medical Oncology; Palliative Medicine; Pulmonary Medicine; Terminal Care; Veterans

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Morris Bell, PhD, ABPP

Professor Emeritus and Senior Research Scientist in Psychiatry

VA RR&D Senior Research Career Scientist

Research Interests

Neuropsychology; Psychiatry; Schizophrenia; Veterans

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Sheldon Campbell, MD, PhD

Professor of Laboratory Medicine

Director, Medical Microbiology Course

Director, Laboratories at VA CT Healthcare System

Research Interests

HIV; Microbiology; Point-of-Care Systems; Veterans

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Susan Crowley, MD, FASN

Professor of Medicine (Nephrology)

VHA National Program Director for Kidney Disease and Dialysis

Chief, Renal Section, VA Connecticut Healthcare Systems

Research Interests

Acute Kidney Injury; Clinical Trial; Diabetes Mellitus; Health Care; Health Policy; Health Promotion; Kidney; Kidney Diseases; Kidney Failure, Chronic; Nephrology; Telemedicine; Veterans

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Mayur Desai, PhD, MPH, FACE

Associate Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

Director, Advanced Professional MPH Program

Core Faculty, National Clinician Scholars Program

Research Interests

Cardiovascular Diseases; Emigrants and Immigrants; Epidemiologic Methods; Global Health; Health Services Research; Mental Disorders; Public Health; Quality of Health Care; Veterans

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Liana Fraenkel, MD, MPH

Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology)

Section Chief of Rheumatology, CT Veterans Administration Medical Center

Research Interests

Decision Making; Decision Making, Computer-Assisted; Epidemiology; Patient Preference; Rheumatology; Veterans

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Guadalupe Garcia-Tsao, MD

Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases)

Chief, Digestive Diseases, VA-CT Healthcare System

Director, Clinical and Translational Core, Yale Liver Center

Program Director, VA-CT Hepatitis C Resource Center

Research Interests

Ascites; Digestive System Diseases; Gastroesophageal Reflux; Hepatitis C; Hepatorenal Syndrome; Liver Cirrhosis; Peritonitis; Veterans

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Rani Hoff, MPH, PhD

Professor of Psychiatry

Associate Director, National Clinician Scholar Program

Director, Northeast Program Evaluation Center

Director, Evaluation Division, National Center for PTSD

Research Interests

Disruptive, Impulse Control, and Conduct Disorders; Homeless Persons; Mood Disorders; Prisoners; Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders; Substance-Related Disorders; Veterans; Vulnerable Populations; Women

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