IHPI Scholars, National Clinician Scholars Program, 2016 - 2018 Cohort

2016 - 2018 Cohort

Lindsay Admon, M.D.

VA Scholar

Admon is an obstetrician-gynecologist from Marblehead, Massachusetts. She received her undergraduate degree from the Johns Hopkins University, where she majored in Public Health Studies. She went on to receive her medical degree and complete her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Michigan. Throughout medical school and residency, she conducted research related to patient and physician knowledge and communication surrounding treatment decisions.

Career Interests: She plans a career as an academic obstetrician-gynecologist during which she will integrate her clinical practice with efforts to improve the provision of preventive health care services among reproductive aged women and underserved populations through research and policy initiatives.

Research Interests: Her specific interests include patient versus provider health care knowledge and values, providers' preparedness for primary care delivery, primary care reform and health equity.

Sue Anne Bell, Ph.D., FNP-BC

Bell is a nurse scientist and family nurse practitioner originally from Tallahassee, Florida.  She completed an undergraduate degree in Nursing at The Florida State University, followed by a Masters in Nursing at Emory University, where she was a Robert W. Woodruff Fellow.  She worked for ten years as a nurse practitioner in emergency care and community health in diverse settings, including India, the Caribbean and Cambodia, and also as a nursing faculty member teaching graduate and undergraduate nursing students in the United States. She completed a PhD in Nursing with an emphasis in Women’s Health, along with a graduate certificate in Women’s Studies at the University of Michigan in 2014 where she was the recipient of a Rackham Merit Fellowship and an NIH T32 predoctoral fellowship.  Sue Anne has been active in emergency preparedness and response activities through the Department of Health and Human Services’ National Disaster Medical System, the American Nurses Association and the Emergency Nurses Association.  She developed and is now implementing an accredited Bachelor of Emergency Nursing in collaboration with the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Kumasi, Ghana. She is also conducting policy related research on the effects of U.S. emergency response activities on persons with health disparities.

Career Interest: Sue Anne plans a career as a scholar, activist and leader focused on improving the health of persons affected by disasters.

Research Interests: Her research focuses broadly on the health effects of disasters and the impact of climate change on human health, within a health equity framework. She is particularly interested in the long-term impact of disasters on women’s health, in developing policy that addresses women’s health throughout the disaster management cycle, and in the relationship between community resilience, health disparities and disasters.

Antoinette Coe, Ph.D., Pharm.D.

Coe is a health services researcher and pharmacist originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She completed her PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences and her PharmD at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Pharmacy. She received her undergraduate degree in biology from Washington & Jefferson College. After obtaining her PharmD, she completed a Community Pharmacy Practice Residency with Martin’s Pharmacy and VCU School of Pharmacy. 

Research Interests: She uses mixed methods in her work, and her most recent study identified problems during transitions of care and reasons for emergency department use among older adults residing in low income senior housing. Her other research interests include quantifying and understanding the impact of interprofessional collaborative care and education on patients, healthcare students and professionals, evaluating utilization of health care services and innovative patient care models, and designing interventions which address health disparities to improve health-related outcomes in vulnerable populations.

Margaret Greenwood-Ericksen, M.D., M.P.H.

VA Scholar

Greenwood-Ericksen is an emergency medicine physician with a research interest in population health and health services. Her interest initially stemmed from her health care policy work in the U.S. Senate in Washington, D.C. and her NIH-funded post-baccalaureate intramural research award in epidemiological and public health research on the Gila River Indian Reservation near Phoenix, AZ. She received her undergraduate degree from Northwestern University, and completed her MD/MPH at the University of Arizona. She received her training in Emergency Medicine at the Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency Program, where she served as chief resident. By pairing Emergency Medicine - a field that straddles public health and medicine - with health policy research, she plans a career focused on exploring how variation in emergency department admission rates and treatment patterns in underserved and rural communities impacts population health.

Career Interests: To develop a career as a clinician-researcher and policy leader in her community. She plans to apply her research findings to inform policy on emergency department-based healthcare in rural communities in the western US. She hopes to ultimately pursue a position as a state-level health commissioner, or state-level Medicaid director.

Research Interests: To continue research focused on informing policy to improve health outcomes of underserved populations. To study how variation in emergency department admission rates and treatment patterns impacts health outcomes in rural, medically underserved communities. To identify hospital-level and patient-level predictors of morbidity and mortality, and to apply policy-based approaches to improve population health in western states - with a focus on rural emergency departments.

Cornelius Jamison, M.D., M.S.P.H.

VA Scholar

Jamison is a Family Medicine resident at Duke/Southern Regional AHEC in Fayetteville, NC. He received his bachelor’s degree in Biology from Xavier University of Louisiana. He earned his medical degree from East Carolina University School of Medicine. Prior to medical school he attended Tulane University School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine earning his public health degree.

Career Interest: He plans to pursue a career that integrates the clinical duties of a primary care physician with his interests in public health and health policy to improve the care for patients in underserved communities. 

Research Interests: Dr. Jamison is interested in developing interventions and programs that will improve STI and HIV prevention, particularly in the minority and underserved communities.

Sarah Shubeck, M.D.

Shubeck is a current general surgery resident originally from Kalamazoo, Michigan. She completed her undergraduate education at the University of Notre Dame and her medical degree from the University of Michigan Medical School. While at Michigan, she began her health services research career with initial focus in clinical care guidelines, patient education, and reducing overuse of surgery. She remains at U-M for her general surgery training where she will participate in the National Clinician Scholars Program during her academic development time.

Career Interest: She is planning a career in academic surgery as a health services researcher in order to guide improvement in health care delivery for populations.

Research Interests: Her research interests include improving quality, broadening access, and increasing efficiency of surgical care.

Brian Stagg, M.D.

Stagg is an ophthalmologist from Grand Junction, Colorado. He studied neuroscience and Portuguese as an undergraduate at Brigham Young University. He graduated from the University of Utah School of Medicine in 2012 and will be completing his Ophthalmology Residency at the Moran Eye Center at the University of Utah in June of 2016. For two years during residency, Brian was the resident member on the ACGME Residency Review Council for ophthalmology. In this role he participated in the evaluation of ophthalmology programs seeking accreditation. During residency Brian received a research grant from the ARCS Foundation, which he used to study ways to improve the efficiency and safety of cataract surgery.

Career Interests: Brian plans a career focused on providing clinical care in addition to high quality research. He plans to apply Health Services Research principles to a broad range of ophthalmology-related diseases.

Research Interests: Evaluation of clinical guidelines and preferred practice patterns. Using computerized algorithms to manage glaucoma. Measuring outcomes and value of cataract surgery.