Positions

Assistant Professor
Medicine- Health Services Research
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas, United States
Cognitive Psychologist
Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety (IQuESt), Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center
Department of Veteran Affairs
Houston, Texas, United States
Co-Director
VA Patient Safety Center of Inquiry- Diagnosis Improvement Safety Center (DISCovery)
Department of Veteran Affairs
Houston, Texas, United States

Education

Research Fellowship at Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Academic Affiliations
Health Services Research
PhD from Rice University
Cognitive Psychology/Neuroscience
MA from Rice University
Cognitive Psychology/Neuroscience
BS from Texas Lutheran University
Psychology

Professional Interests

  • Understanding physician cognition related to diagnostic decision-making
  • Improving diagnostic decision-making and reducing diagnostic errors
  • Understanding the role that Health Information Technology (HIT) plays in improving or worsening diagnostic accuracy
  • Metacognition
  • Research methods and quantitative analysis

Selected Publications