Debra Choi, Ph.D. - Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety
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Debra Choi, Ph.D.


Advanced Postdoctoral Fellow, Health Services Research and Development, Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness & Safety, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, TX



Research Interests

  • Diagnostic delays
  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma
  • Secondary data analysis
  • Quantitative methods


  • Ph.D., Health Services Research, Texas A&M University
  • M.P.H., Health Management & Policy, UNT Health Science Center
  • B.A., Public Health Policy, University of California, Irvine

Awards and Activities

  • Award for Excellence in Research (Doctoral Level), Texas A&M University, 2018
  • Junior Service Fellow, Summer Intramural Fellowship Program, AHRQ, 2012, 2013
  • Division of Student Affairs Scholarship, UNT Health Science Center, 2013
  • Texas Public Education School of Public Health Scholarship, 2013

Dr. Choi's PubMed Link *

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