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Jacob Kean, Ph.D.

Languages spoken: English

Academic Information

Departments: Population Health Sciences - Associate Professor, Biomedical Informatics - Adjunct Associate Professor

Divisions: Health System Innovation and Research

Academic Office Information

Jacob Kean, PhD, is an Associate Professor in Health System Innovation and Research, Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Utah, and Research Scientist, Salt Lake City VA Health Care System. He completed his doctorate in 2008 and served subsequently and concurrent with his faculty appointments at Indiana University as an Indiana CTSI KL2 Faculty Scholar, a Visiting Scientist at the Boston University Rehabilitation Outcomes Center, a Visiting Scholar at the Center for Rehabilitation Research Using Large Datasets at the University of Texas Medical Branch, and a VA Career Development Awardee. Dr. Kean completed the NIH Training Institute for Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health (TIDIRH) and a post-doctoral Master’s degree in Measurement, Evaluation, Statistics and Assessment (MESA) at the University of Illinois – Chicago.

Dr. Kean’s expertise lies at the nexus of these training areas: the creation and operation of research networks and the evaluation of network care practices using patient-centered outcomes. He is the Director of the Population Health Science – U Health Learning Health System, Principal Investigator of the Cerebral Palsy Research Network Data Coordinating Center, PI of the DoD-funded Optimizing Rehabilitation InterventiONs (ORION) for Cognition Following Complex Traumatic Brain Injury network, and Co-PI of the VA-funded Brain Injury Data Sharing Project, all of which are EHR-based learning health systems focused primarily on the care of persons with acquired neurological disorders.

Education History

Other Training Center for Rehabilitation Research Using Large Datasets, University of Texas Medical Branch
Rehabilitation Research
Visiting Scholar
Other Training NIH Training Institute for Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health (TIDIRH)
Dissemination and Implementation Research
Visiting Scholar
Graduate Training University of Illinois
Measurement, Evaluation, Statistics, Assessment
Other Training Health & Disability Research Institute, Boston University School of Public Health
Rehabilitation Research
Visiting Scholar
Fellowship Massachusetts General Hospital
Functional MRI
Visiting Fellow
Fellowship Rehabilitation Hospital of Indiana
Predoctoral Research Fellow
Doctoral Training Indiana University Bloomington
Speech and Hearing Sciences
Graduate Training Indiana University Bloomington
Speech-Language Pathology
Undergraduate Ball State University
English Education
Undergraduate Purdue University