19 studies presented by 16 SFVA investigators at the 2023 HSR&D/QUERI National Meeting, Feb. 8-10, 2023

2023 HSR&D/QUERI National Meeting

The 2023 HSR&D/QUERI National Meeting will be held in Baltimore, MD from February 8-10, at the Hilton Baltimore Inner Harbor. The Career Development Conference will be held from 8am-3pm on February 8, with the National Meeting beginning at 3:30pm.

Sessions listed below include San Francisco VA HSR&D-affiliated presenters and speakers.

For a complete list of presentations, see the HSR&D website at 2023 HSR&D/QUERI National Conference.
    Presenting author Title Session
3:30 PM Nirupama Krishnamurthi, MBBS, MPH Home-based cardiac rehabilitation associated with lower mortality in patients with heart disease: Results from the VA Healthy Heart Program Virtual Care/Telehealth
5:15-6:45 PM Anita Hargrave, MD Factors associated with military sexual trauma (MST) disclosure during VA screening among women Veterans Poster Session A
Dennis Oh, MD, PhD Evaluation of Teledermatology Programs Serving Rural Veterans Using RE-AIM Framework
11:00 AM Katherine Hoggatt, PhD, MPH Building and validating a machine learning model to predict SUD using integrated electronic health record and survey data Health Services Research Methods
3:45 PM Mary Whooley, MD (presenting for Gabby Schmajuk MD MSc) National rollout of a medication safety dashboard to improve testing for latent infections among biologic/targeted synthetic DMARD users Quality, Safety, and Value
5:30 PM Qiyan Mu, PhD, BSN An Innovative Approach to Defining Pregnancy Episodes Using VA Data Women's Health
5:30 PM Grace McKee, PhD (presenting for Tonya Kaltenbach MD MS) National implementation of evidence-based colonoscopy quality measurement and reporting – initial uptake of a large operational program Quality, Safety, and Value
  6:00 PM Maren Scheuner, MD, MPH Genetics providers are key to the integration of genetic testing within the practice of frontline clinicians Primary Care/ Chronic Disease Management



Hajra Usman, BA
(presenting for Natalie Purcell, PhD, MPA)
Prevalence and Correlates of Moral Injury among a National Sample of VA Healthcare Workers: Implications for Prevention and Mitigation Strategies

Poster Session B
Charlie M. Wray, DO Overcoming Obstacles: An Evaluation of Barriers to Virtual Care Use Among Recipients of VA Video-Enabled Tablets 
Sara Peracca, PhD, MS, MPH Implementation of direct-to-patient mobile teledermatology in VA
Maren Scheuner, MD, MPH Team-Based Genetic Consultation: An Effective System of Care for Equitable Delivery of Precision Oncology Services
11:15 AM Katherine Hoggatt, PhD, MPH Trends in substance use disorder diagnoses among Veterans, 2009-2019, has been accepted for oral presentation as part of a concurrent paper session. Substance Use Disorders
11:15 AM Asale Hubbard, PhD Examining Discussions of Racial Trauma for Black Veterans Engaged in PTSD Evidence-Based Psychotherapy to Advance Health Equity Health Equity/Social Determinants
11:30 AM Shira Maguen, PhD Advancing Health Equity by Understanding Race and Other Factors Associated with PTSD Symptom Improvement Following Evidence-Based Psychotherapy Health Equity/Social Determinants
12:15 PM Sanket Dhruva, MD, MHS Stepped-Wedge Randomized Controlled Trial to Improve Remote Monitoring Adherence for Veterans with Pacemakers/Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators Virtual Care/Telehealth
12:30 PM Karen Seal, MD, MPH Rural-Urban Differences in Receipt of COVID-19 Primary and Booster Vaccinations: Implications for Strategies to Decrease Disparities  COVID-19
3:00 PM Bhavika Kaul, MD Disparities in Utilization of Antifibrotic Medications Among U.S. Veterans with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Health Equity/Social Determinants
 3:15 PM Maren Scheuner, MD, MPH New delivery models improve access to germline testing for patients with advanced prostate cancer. Access to Care