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Head and shoulders photo of Renda Wiener.    Renda Wiener, MD, MPH

         Associate Director, CHOIR Bedford

         Investigator, CHOIR        

         Director, CHOIR Medication Optimization Program

         Professor, Boston University School of Medicine

                                                  Pulmonary Staff Physician, Bedford VAMC

                                                  Adjunct Faculty, The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical
                                                  Practice

                                                  Renda.Wiener@va.gov


EDUCATION

  • BA, Harvard College, Cambridge, MA 
  • MPH, The Dartmouth Institute of Health Policy & Clinical Practice, Hanover, NH
  • MD, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY
  • Internship, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY
  • Residency, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY
  • Fellowship, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA
  • Post-Doctoral Outcomes Research Fellowship, VA Outcomes Group, White River Junction, VT

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Diffusion of Innovation and Harms of Non-Evidence-Based Care
  • Improving Clinical Decision-Making and Patient Centered Care
  • Lung Cancer Screening and Pulmonary Nodule Evaluation
  • Medication Optimization

AWARDS AND HONORS

  • Behavioral Science & Health Services Research Early Career Achievement Award, American Thoracic Society, 2014
  • Junior Faculty Mentorship Award, Boston University School of Medicine, 2014
  • Outstanding Article of the Year Award (co-author), Healthcare Cost & Utilization Project, Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ), 2011
  • Robert Dawson Evans Junior Faculty Merit Award, Boston University School of Medicine, 2011
  • K07 Career Development Award, National Cancer Institute, 2009-14

NATIONAL AND REGIONAL LEADERSHIP ROLES

  • Associate Editor, American Thoracic Society Documents
  • Executive leadership committee, Thoracic Oncology Assembly, American Thoracic Society
  • Co-Chair, American Thoracic Society, Optimizing Smoking Cessation Interventions in Lung Cancer Screening Committee
  • Co-Chair, VISN1 Lung Cancer Screening Steering Committee

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