Faculty

Stuti Dang, MD,MPH

Professor of Clinical Medicine, Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL
Director, Innovation Core, Dole Center of Excellence in Veteran and Caregiver Research, Miami VA Healthcare System, Miami, FL
Associate Director for Implementation and Outcomes Research, Miami VA Healthcare System, Miami, FL
Interim Associate Director for Research, Geriatrics Research Education and Clinical Center (GRECC), Miami VA Healthcare System, Miami, FL

Dr. Dang is an experienced geriatrician and researcher, and a Professor in the University of Miami Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine. She is the Associate Director for Implementation and Outcomes Research in the Geriatrics Research Education and Clinical Center (GRECC), at the Miami VA Healthcare System. Her long-term goal is to reduce the burden of chronic diseases and reduce health disparities in high need high risk populations who have the greatest need for care but face the steepest challenges with access. She possesses a unique understanding of older, high-need high-risk frail patients, caregiver issues, and need gaps to improve chronic disease management. She runs a dementia Video Clinic for rural Veterans and their caregivers. She has been the is the National lead of the VA Dementia Disease Management Protocol Telehealth task force (a 4-member national group), she has led the effort to write the protocol for the national Dementia Home Telehealth Program. She has been funded by the VA, NIH, and DOD and is on several multi-site studies for developing and implementing new care models that leverage technology for patients with dementia, stroke, diabetes, and heart failure, and their caregivers. Her funded projects strive to establish usability and utility of various technologies including patient portals, home telehealth, video, mobile, and web-interventions, in different settings. Her projects are designed with the intent to empower patients and their caregivers to become informed partners in their health care, by helping them increase their problem-solving ability and by providing them needed resources.