Senior Research Specialist
Dr. Vivian Yeh is a Senior Research Specialist at the Center for Clinical Quality and Implementation Research. She is a clinical psychologist with a PhD from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. She is interested in how emotions impact health behavior change and how behavioral health practices can be optimized in medical settings. Prior to joining Vanderbilt in 2017, Dr. Yeh worked in healthcare consulting and helped systems identify practice transformation opportunities to harmonize workplace culture and achieve operational efficiencies. She is currently a Project Manager for the PMHDC’s implementation efforts to engage underserved populations. Additionally, Dr. Yeh is conducting research on health literacy and depression in the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) cohort with The Mid-South Clinical Data Research Network (CDRN).