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Gemmae Fix    Gemmae Fix, PhD

         Investigator, CHOIR        

         Research Assistant Professor, Boston University School of Medicine

         Associate Editor at the Journal of General Internal Medicine

         Gemmae.Fix@va.gov

 


EDUCATION

  • BS, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN
  • MA, State University of New York-Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
  • PhD, State University of New York-Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
  • Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Health Services Research, VA Center for Health Quality, Outcomes, and Economics Research (now CHOIR), Bedford, MA
  • Behavioral Observation, National Science Foundation, Short Course on Research Methods in Anthropology 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Qualitative & ethnographic methods
  • Patient-centered care/communication
  • Chronic disease
  • Comorbidities

AWARDS AND HONORS

  • Career Development Award, VA Health Services Research & Development, 2016-2021 
  • Fellow, Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA)
  • Fellow, Academy of Communication in Healthcare (FACH)

NATIONAL AND REGIONAL LEADERSHIP ROLES

  • Board, Society for Applied Anthropology
  • Research Committee Member, Academy on Communication in Healthcare (ACH)
  • Associate Editor, Journal of General Internal Medicine

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