Monthly Work-In-Progress Session
Anne Fernandez, PhD
Department of Psychiatry Addiction Center
Institute for Healthcare Policy & Innovation
University of Michigan
Title: Alcohol-related Clinical Practices in Surgical Healthcare: Qualitative findings from patients and healthcare providers.
Dr. Anne Fernandez, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and licensed clinical psychologist. Her research focuses on surgical optimization for patients with alcohol use disorders, including brief motivational interventions in healthcare settings. The goal of this work is to improve surgical outcomes through early pre-operative intervention that addresses addiction and other behavioral health risk factors. She currently has a career development grant funded by the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. Dr. Fernandez is a faculty member of the UM Department of Psychiatry Addiction Center and the UM Institute for Healthcare Policy & Innovation.