2014 Clinical Research Scholars
Anil Makam, M.D., M.A.S.
Anil Makam, M.D., M.A.S., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, and the Department of Clinical Science, Division of Health Services and Outcomes Research. He completed a combined seven-year B.S.-M.D. program through Lehigh University and Drexel University College of Medicine. After completing his internal medicine residency training at UT Southwestern Medical Center, he completed a primary care research fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco, where he earned his Master of Advanced Studies degree in clinical research. His research interests include the appropriateness of diagnostic testing, applied health information technology research using data collected in the electronic health records, and the long-term acute care model.
Oanh Nguyen, M.D., M.A.S.
Oanh Nguyen, M.D., M.A.S., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine; and the Department of Clinical Sciences, Division of Outcomes and Health Services Research. She is a proud product of the U.S. public education system. She earned her undergraduate degree from the University of California, Los Angeles; medical degree from the University of California, San Diego; and completed her internal medicine residency at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She completed the Primary Care Research Fellowship and earned a Master of Advanced Study in Clinical Research with Specialization in Implementation Science at the University of California, San Francisco. Her research centers on improving health care delivery to medically complex and underserved populations, with particular focus on high users of health care, improving coordination of care transitions, and leveraging health information technology to better address chronic disease management and social determinants of health.
Jacquelyn Powers, M.D.
Jacquelyn Powers, M.D., is a fellow in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology-Oncology. She earned her undergraduate degree from Rice University and medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. She completed her pediatric residency training at UT Southwestern Medical Center and served an additional year as chief resident prior to fellowship. Her research focus is to design, implement, and publish studies to better characterize optimal means of delivering effective treatment to persons with iron deficiency anemia.