Neale R. Chumbler

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, India

Neale R. Chumbler, PhD Dr. Neale R. Chumbler is the Associate Director of the Center of Excellence on Implementing Evidence-based Practice (CIEBP) at the Richard L. Roudebush VAMC in Indianapolis, IN. At the CIEBP, Dr. Chumbler directs the interdisciplinary fellowship program in health services research, medical informatics, and patient safety. He is also a Professor of Sociology in the Indiana University School of Liberal Arts at Indiana University Purdue University-Indianapolis. Dr. Chumbler has extensive experience developing, implementing, and evaluating complex health information technology interventions that deliver accessible care for functionally impaired individuals that ultimately improve patient centered outcomes and avert preventable health services and to evaluate VA stroke quality performance indicators. He currently is the principal investigator of two VA grants, one being a Phase II, 2-arm, 4-site Randomized Controlled Trial that determines whether a tele-rehabilitation intervention that uses tele-health technology improves outcomes of stroke patients and a study that identified factors influencing effective implementation of My HealtheVet. Overall, he has written and published over 70 articles in the areas of medical sociology, health services research, and social gerontology.

Biography Updated on 14 March 2010

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