Dr. Maria Yefimova earned her Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD degrees in Nursing from University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). She completed her post-doctoral fellowship in the National Clinician Scholars Program at UCLA, among the first nurses to receive health services research training alongside physicians in the legacy of Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Clinical Scholars Program.

Dr. Yefimova is a nurse researcher interested addressing multi-morbidity, disability, social and palliative needs of older patients through system redesign. Her research focuses on emergent technological solutions, such as remote health monitoring and predictive analytics. She is a health services researcher with the HSR&D Center for Innovation to Implementation (Ci2i) at VA Palo Alto Healthcare System. She also has a position with the Office of Research, Patient Care Services at Stanford Healthcare.

Dr. Yefimova is a 2018 AcademyHealth Delivery System Science Fellow. Host Site: Department of Veterans Affairs, Health Services Research and Development Service (HSR&D) – Palo Alto.

Authored by Maria Yefimova, PhD RN