Thomas A Teasdale, DrPH, FGSA, FAGHE

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Professor and Chair

 

Phone: (405) 271-8001, ext 46753
Office: The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
801 Northeast 13th Street, Room 451
Post Office Box 26901
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73126-0901
Email: Thomas-Teasdale@ouhsc.edu

 

EDUCATION AND TRAINING:

  • Master Teacher Fellowship, Baylor College of Medicine, 1998-99
  • DrPH, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Public Health, 1994
  • MPH, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Public Health, 1983
  • BA, Anthropology, with Honors, University of Texas at Austin, 1979

APPOINTMENTS AND POSITIONS:

  • Professor and Chair, Department of Health Promotion Sciences, College of Public Health, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Apr2015 - Present
  • Vice Chairman; Donald W Reynolds Department of Geriatric Medicine, University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. 2012-2015
  • Associate Director, Oklahoma Healthy Aging Initiative, Donald W Reynolds Department of Geriatric Medicine, University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. 2012-2015.
  • Director of Education; Donald W Reynolds Department of Geriatric Medicine, University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. 2007-2015.
  • At-Large Member; South Central VA Health Care Network MIRECC Leadership Council. 2007-2013
  • Director of Research; Donald W Reynolds Department of Geriatric Medicine, University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. 2003-2007.
  • Core Investigator; South Central VA Health Care Network MIRECC. 2002- 2013
  • Medical Statistician; Houston Veterans Affairs Medical Center & Geriatrics, Extended Care Service. 1991- 2013.
  • Acting Administrative Officer; Houston Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Geriatrics & Extended Care Service. 1995 - .1999.
  • Health Science Specialist; Houston Veterans Administration, Geriatrics & Extended Care Service. 1985- 1991.
  • Computer Operations Analyst; Houston Veterans Administration, Research Service. 1983- 1985.
  • Research Assistant; Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Houston. 1983- 1984.
  • Research Technician II; Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Medical Center, Houston. 1982- 1983.
  • Graduate Assistant; The University of Texas Epidemiology Research Unit. 1981- 1982.

Current Service:

  • Gerontological Society of America; Research, Education & Practice Committee
  • Association for Gerontology in Higher Education; Program Committee, Site Selection Committee, Advancement Co-Chair
  • National Association of Geriatric Education Centers; Board Member, Finance Committee
  • National Association for Geriatric Education; Board Member, Finance Committee, Education Committee

Select Publications:

  • Teasdale TA, Mapes S, Henley O, Lindsey J, & Dillard D. Instructional Simulation Integrates Research, Education, and Practice. Gerontology & Geriatrics Education. In-press.
  • Bass DA, Judge KS, Snow AL, Wilson NL, Morgan RO, Maslow K, Randazzo R, Moye JA, Odenheimer GL, Archambault E, Elbein R, Pirraglia P, Teasdale TA, McCarthy CA, Looman WJ Kunik ME. PLoS Med. A Controlled Trial of-Partners in Dementia Care:? Veteran Outcomes After 6 and 12 Months. (Epub in press, 2013); Alzheimer's Research & Therapy. 2014 Feb 28;6(1):9.
  • Bensadon BA, Teasdale TA, Odenheimer GL. Attitude Adjustment: Shaping Medical Students' Perceptions of Older Patients With a Geriatrics Curriculum. Acad Med. 2013 Sep 25.
  • Roush RE, Teasdale TA. Personal Emergency Response Services: Do the Benefits Justify the Cost in Seniors Housing and Care Properties? Seniors Housing & Care Journal. 2011 19:1; 73-82.
  • Kauth MR, Sullivan G, Blevins D, Cully JA, Landes RD, Said Q, Teasdale TA. Employing external facilitation to implement cognitive behavioral therapy in VA clinics: a pilot study. Implement Sci. 2010 Oct 13;5:75.
  • Ruiz JG, Candler CS, Teasdale TA. Peer Reviewing E-learning: Opportunities, Challenges, and Solutions. Academic Medicine May 2007. Vol 82(5):503-7.
  • Ruiz JG, Candler CS, Teasdale TA. Peer Reviewing E-learning: Opportunities, Challenges, and Solutions. Academic Medicine May 2007. Vol 82(5):503-7.
  • Struck BD, Bernard MA, and Teasdale TA. Effect of a Mandatory Geriatric Medicine Clerkship on Third-Year Students. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 2005; 53 (11), 2007-2011.
  • Teasdale TA, Hsu Y, Schneider VF, Holcomb JD. Analysis and impact of masters? research papers from 1990-1998 in one physician assistant program. Perspective on Physician Assistant Education. Vol 12(3);Summer 2001:153-9.
  • Beth A. Wheeler BA, Boenicke C, Teasdale TA, Schneider VF, Holcomb JD. Prevalence and patterns of herbal medications usage in self-treatment of symptoms in Mexican American patients with Type 2 diabetes mellitus. Texas Journal of Rural Health 2001. Vol 3(XIX); 18-28.
  • Rhymes JA, McCullough LB, Luchi RJ, Teasdale TA, Wilson N. Is it ethical to withdraw low-burden interventions in chronically ill patients? JAMA. 2000 Sep 20;284(11):1380-2.
  • Ghusn HF, Teasdale TA, Skelly, JR. Limiting Treatment In Nursing Homes: Differences in Knowledge of Nursing Home Medical Directors and Directors of Nursing. Annals of Long Term Care. 6(1):16-23, 1998.
  • Roush RE, Teasdale TA, Murphy JN, Kirk SM. Impact of a Personal Response System on Hospital Utilization in Community Residing Elders. Southern Medical Journal. Sept 1995, 88(9):917-922.
  • Ghusn HF, Teasdale TA, Pepe PE, Ginger VF. Older nursing home residents have a cardiac arrest survival rate similar to that of older persons living in the community. J Amer Geriatr Soc. May 1995, 43:520-527.
  • Dyer CB. Ashton CM. Teasdale TA: Postoperative delirium. A review of 80 primary data-collection studies. Archives of Internal Medicine. Mar 13, 1995, 155(5):461-5.
  • McCullough LB, Wilson NL, Teasdale TA, Kolpakchi AL, Skelly JR. Mapping personal, familial, and professional values in long-term care decisions. Gerontologist. 1993, 33(3): 333-341.
  • Luchi RJ, Taffet GE, Teasdale TA. Congestive heart failure in the elderly. J Amer Geriatr Soc. Aug. 1991, 39(8). P 810-825.
  • Schonwetter RS, Teasdale TA, Taffet GE, Robinson BE, Luchi RJ. Educating the elderly: Cardiopulmonary resuscitation decisions before and after intervention. J Amer Geriatr Soc. 1991, 39(4):372-377.
  • Taffet GE, Teasdale TA, Luchi RJ. In-hospital cardiopulmonary resuscitation. JAMA. Oct. 1988, 260(14).
  • Teasdale TA, Shuman L, Snow EB, and Luchi RJ. A comparison of placement outcome of geriatric cohorts receiving care in a geriatric assessment unit and on general medicine floors. J Amer Geriatr Soc. 1983, 31(9):529.

RESEARCH AND OUTREACH ACTIVITY:

  • Aging and public health
  • Gerontology
  • Chronic disease prevention and health promotion
  • Health disparities
  • Health workforce development
  • Community health education programs