Theresa Hoeft, PhD

Personal Statement

I am a mixed-methods health services researcher and health economist with a PhD in population health and background in community-based participatory research and community-engaged research. I enjoy working with stakeholders in clinic and community settings to develop scalable programs to improve mental health services. Such programs may involve a diverse workforce with varying levels of mental health training and experience, including lay health workers. My interest in technology focuses on finding efficiencies and the appropriate balance of technology and face-to-face encounters to support patient care and staff training/support in such programs.

Department Affiliations

Other Affiliations

Center for Health Innovation & Policy Science (CHIPS), University of Washington

Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center, University of Washington

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Health Systems and Population Health in the School of Public Health, University of Washington

Recent Publications

Patient and Clinician Perspectives on Two Telemedicine Approaches for Treating Patients with Mental Health Disorders in Underserved Areas.
(2022 May-Jun)
J Am Board Fam Med 35(3): 465-474
Hall JD, Danna MN, Hoeft TJ, Solberg LI, Takamine LH, Fortney JC, Nolan JP, Cohen DJ

Behavioral Health Integration in Community Health Centers and Emergency Department Use.
(2022 May 17)
Psychiatr Serv
Sabbatini AK, Hoeft TJ, Duber HC, Kern E, Sylling PW, Desrosiers A, McKee MB, Hernandez SE

Moving beyond referrals to strengthen late-life depression care: a qualitative examination of primary care clinic and community-based organization partnerships.
(2022 May 6)
BMC Health Serv Res 22(1): 605
Wagner J, Henderson S, Hoeft TJ, Gosdin M, Hinton L

Clinical Predictors of Engagement in Teleintegrated Care and Telereferral Care for Complex Psychiatric Disorders in Primary Care: a Randomized Trial.
(2022 Feb 2)
J Gen Intern Med
Severe J, Pfeiffer PN, Palm-Cruz K, Hoeft T, Sripada R, Hawrilenko M, Chen S, Fortney J

Appraising and Handling COVID-19 Information: A Qualitative Study.
(2021 Oct 2)
Int J Environ Res Public Health 18(19):
Al Achkar M, Thompson MJ, Nguyen D, Hoeft TJ

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