Laura is a health services researcher with a wide variety of experience in data management and analysis, including large multi-center health services and outcomes research studies, provider survey studies, and laboratory-oriented research. Her research interest include surgical outcomes research, informatics, and implementation science to translate evidence into practice. The bulk of her research experience is centered around the use and analysis of large administrative datasets collected by the Veterans Health Administration. She has been involved in a multitude of Health Services Research & Development funded and unfunded studies using these administrative data to assess surgical outcomes.
Education & Certifications
PhD, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, Epidemiology (2017)
AMIA 10x10, Department of Veterans Affairs / American Medical Informatics Association, Informatics (2016)
MPH, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, Epidemiology (2006)