Dr. Battaglia is an Assistant Professor and the Director of the Health Services Research PhD program in the Health System Management and Policy Department in the Colorado School of Public Health. She currently teaches Clinical Outcomes Assessment and Grant Writing in the Health Services Research PhD program. In addition, Dr. Battaglia taught Introduction to Clinical Research from 2004 to 2008. She is also a faculty member in the LEADS program in the School of Medicine at the University of Colorado Denver and teaches in the Advocacy and Leadership electives. She also oversees the Summer Internship program where second year medical students work with a community-based organization. Dr. Battaglia conducts Health Services research in the Department of Veterans Affairs and her research is targeted toward helping veterans quit smoking. She has expertise in program development, motivational interviewing, evaluation, and outcomes research.
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- Tobacco Cessation
- Rural Health
- Clinical Outcomes (CLSC 7200)
- Grant Writing (CLSC 7102)
- LEADS Program - Advocacy and Leadership electives for medical students and graduate elective for residents and graduate students (HSMP 7010)
VISN 19, “A Pilot Study of Telehealth Health Care Management and Tobacco Cessation for Veterans with COPD.” July 2011 – December 2012.
Department of Veterans Affairs Health Services Research Development and Services, “Improving the Delivery of Smoking Cessation Guidelines in Hospitalized Veterans”. March 2009 to February 2013
Health Services Research & Development Quality Enhancement Research Initiative (QUERI), “The Patient Centered Medical Home and Integrated Tobacco Cessation Care” October 2011 to September 2012.
Department of Veterans Affairs Health Services Research Development and Services, “Telehealth Health Care Management and Tobacco Cessation for Veterans with PTSD” July 2009 to June 2013.
Colorado Clinical Translational Science Institute, NIH, Clinical translational science institute at the University of Colorado Denver. Clinical science training program. 5/29/08-5/28/13
- Loretto Heights College, BS, 1983
- University of Colorado Denver, MS, Health Care Administration, 1991
- University of Colorado Denver, PhD, Clinical Sciences Program, Health Services Research, 2005