Drew A. Helmer, M.D., M.S. - Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety
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Drew A. Helmer, M.D., M.S.

Drew A. Helmer, M.D., M.S.

Deputy Director, Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety (IQuESt)

Professor, Department of Medicine, Section of Health Services Research, Baylor College of Medicine (Pending)

Email: Drew.Helmer@va.gov

Phone: 713-794-8640

Research Interests

  • Deployment-related health concerns of Veterans
  • Quality and utilization of ambulatory care
  • Chronic Multisymptom Illness

Education

  • Primary Care Research Fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine/Michael E. DeBakey VAMC
  • M.D., Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York City, New York
  • M.S. in Health Policy and Management, Columbia Mailman School of Public Health, New York City, New York
  • B.S. in Genetics and Cell Biology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Awards and Activities

  • Ex-Officio Member, VA representative to the Chronic Fatique Syndrome Advisory Committee to the Secretary of Health and Human Services, 2018
  • Ex-Officio Member, VA representative to the Warrior Care Network, 2016-Present
  • Member, Executive Committee/Scientific & Ethical Oversight Committee member, Cooperative Studies Program 585 “Gulf War Era Cohort and Biorepository”, 2014-Present
  • Research Career Development Award, VA Health Services Research and Development, 2007

Dr. Helmer's Bibliography*

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