CSHIIP Leadership | David Ganz, MD, PhD - Center for Healthcare Innovation, Implementation and Policy
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CSHIIP Leadership | David Ganz, MD, PhD

David Ganz, MD, PhD

David A. Ganz, MD, PhD

Associate Director, VA HSR&D Center for the Study of Healthcare Innovation, Implementation & Policy, VA Greater LA Healthcare System
Staff Physician, VA Greater LA Healthcare System, Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center (GRECC)
Professor of Medicine, UCLA
Adjunct Natural Scientist, RAND
Core Investigator
Email: David.Ganz@va.gov

Dr. David A. Ganz
is a geriatrician and health services researcher at the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, UCLA, and RAND. As the Associate Director for CSHIIP, he supports the day-to-day activities of the Center as well as the career development of junior researchers. 


Research Focus

  • Fall-Related Injuries in the Elderly
  • Care Coordination
  • Quality Measurement and Improvement

Selected Publications

  • Hempel S, Miake-Lye I, Brega AG, Buckold F 3rd, Hassell S, Nowalk MP, Rubenstein L, Schreiber K, Spector WD, Kilbourne AM, Ganz DA. Quality Improvement Toolkits: Recommendations for Development. Am J Med Qual. 2019 Nov/Dec;34(6):538-544. PMID: 30675797
  • Ganz DA, Siu AL, Magaziner J, Latham NK, Travison TG, Lorenze NP, Lu C, Wang R, Greene EJ, Stowe CL, Harvin LN, Araujo KLB, Gurwitz JH, Agrawal Y, Correa-De-Araujo R, Peduzzi P, Gill TM; STRIDE Investigators. Protocol for serious fall injury adjucation in the Strategies to Reduce Injuries and Develop Confidence in Elders (STRIDE) study. Inj Epidemiol 2019 Apr 15;6:14. PMID: 31245263
  • Ganz DA, Barnard JM, Smith NZY, Miake-Lye IM, Delevan DM, Simon A, Rose DE, Stockdale SE, Change ET, Noel PH, Finley EP, Lee ML, Zulman DM, Cordasco KM, Rubenstein LV. Development of a Web-Based Toolkit to Support Improvement of Care Coordination in Primary Care. Translational Behavioral Medicine 2018;8:492-502.
  • Ovretveit J, Mittman B, Rubenstein L, Ganz DA. Using implementation tools to design and conduct quality improvement projects for faster and more effective improvement. Int J Health Care Qual Assur. 2017 Oct 9:30(8):755-768. PMID: 28958203.
  • Bergman AA, Delevan DM, Miake-Lye IM, Rubenstein LV, Ganz DA. Partnering to improve care: the case of the Veterans' Health Administration's Quality Enhancement Research Initiative. J Health Serv Res Policy 2017;22:139-48. PMID: 28429984

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 Last Updated: January 24, 2020