Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research
Elizabeth S. Goldsmith, MD, MS
Dr. Goldsmith is a general internist and social epidemiologist in training, interested in the effects of people’s life experiences and identities on chronic disease prevention, diagnosis, and management. Her current research considers methods of assessing and treating chronic pain, gender and sexual minority health disparities, and quantitative bias analysis in electronic medical record-based studies. She provides primary care to veterans in settings including the Women’s Comprehensive Care Clinic, and is on the Minneapolis team of the VA National Transgender E-Consult Service.
Google scholar page: https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=ZdfSBVkAAAAJ
Helen Valenstein-Mah, PhD
Dr. Valenstein-Mah completed her PhD in clinical psychology and is currently a health services research fellow focused on improving training in and delivery of evidence-based mental health treatment for PTSD and co-occurring disorders (e.g., substance use, personality disorders).
Google scholar page: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=sqnWgiEAAAAJ
Some Past CCDOR Fellows
|Fellowship Year(s)||Research interests while at CCDOR||Position after CCDOR||Website|
|Erika Pinsker, PhD, MPH||2016-2018||• Disparities in tobacco use and cessation
• Development of tailored tobacco cessation interventions
• Implementation of evidence-based practices for tobacco cessation
|Research Scientist III, California Tobacco Control Program, California Department of Public Health||https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=cKfgGJAAAAAJ&hl=en|