VA Palo Alto Health Care System
Jessica Y. Breland, PhD is a Core Investigator at the Center for Innovation to Implementation at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System. She is also a Clinical Assistant Professor (Affiliated) in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Stanford University School of Medicine and a psychologist licensed in California (PSY26786). Her work focuses on using quantitative and qualitative methods to assess outcomes related to the implementation of evidenced-based treatments, especially through controlled trials in novel settings. She is also interested in identifying and reducing racial and ethnic health disparities. She currently has a VA HSR&D Career Development Award (CDA 15-257) focused on engaging veterans in behavioral health services through an online self-help tool. Dr. Breland received her PhD in psychology from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ and completed her clinical internship at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX.