Core Investigator/Associate Professor
VA Portland Healthcare System/Oregon Health and Science University
Portland, Oregon – United States
KATHLEEN CARLSON, MS, PHD is a Core Investigator at the VA Portland Healthcare System and Associate Professor of Epidemiology at the Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) School of Public Health. Dr. Carlson trained in injury epidemiology and health services research and has been conducting VA research since 2006. She participated in the VA Advanced Fellowship in Health Services Research at the Minneapolis VA Healthcare System from 2006-2008 and completed a VA HSR&D Career Development Award from 2010-2015. Dr. Carlson's work focuses on the co-occurrence of physical and psychological trauma among returning Veterans and their post-deployment reintegration into families, work, and community; she is currently examining employment outcomes and vocational services for Veterans diagnosed with traumatic brain injury (TBI). Her research also focuses on the epidemiology, prevention, and control of TBI and other traumatic injuries; opioid and other medication safety; and epidemiology of, and clinical services for, tinnitus. Dr. Carlson teaches Masters- and Doctoral-level epidemiology students in the School of Public Health.
Thursday, November 7
10:30 AM – 11:45 AM