Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies Program on Energy and Sustainable Development Stanford University


People


Alyson Falwell, MPH  
CHP/PCOR Project Manager (former)

CHP/PCOR
Stanford University
117 Encina Commons
Stanford, CA 94305-6019

falwell@stanford.edu
(650) 724-0332 (voice)
(650) 723-1919 (fax)


Research Interests
the utilization of healthcare services among caregivers of patients with Alzheimer's disease; how psychosocial factors influence the use of health services


Alyson Falwell joined CHP/PCOR in May 2005 as the project manager for "Improving Patient Safety Culture and Outcomes in Health Care." Her research interests include the utilization of healthcare services among caregivers of patients with Alzheimer's disease, and how psychosocial factors influence the use of health services. Her previous experience includes working with the University of Washington's End-of-Life Care Research Program on projects aimed at improving palliative care in the ICU and improving physician and patient communication around end-of-life issues. Prior to her work at the University of Washington, she worked with the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania on clinical and public health research projects. In 2004 she received the American Public Health Association's Retirement Research Foundation Master's Student Research Award. She received a BA in psychology and political science from Skidmore College, and a Master's of Public Health degree in health and policy research from the University of Washington.