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Tiffany Kindratt, PhD, MPH, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Physician Assistant Studies in the School of Health Professions. She serves as Director of Research for the PA program and mentors PA students, as well as other medical learners, on how to conduct research projects. 

The overarching goal of her program of research is to reduce health disparities and improve communication between health care providers and their patients through medical and health sciences education, community-based participatory research, and national survey methodologies. She is interested in exploring how different qualities and modes of patient-provider communication are associated with health outcomes across the lifespan. Exploring these factors will help to determine the best ways to intervene on the patient, provider, and population levels. Her contributions to science mainly stem from projects focused on addressing health disparities, evaluating curriculum, and providing mentorship.

Education

Undergraduate
University of Texas-Austin (2004), Psychology
Graduate School
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2009), Public Health
Graduate School
University of Texas Health Sci (2018), Epidemiology

Research Interest

  • Community-based participatory research
  • Health communication
  • Health disparities
  • Health literacy
  • Health sciences education
  • Preventive services uptake
  • Quality improvement

Publications

Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Cigarette Smoking among US- and Foreign-Born European and Arab American Non-Hispanic White Men and Women.
Kindratt TB, Dallo FJ, Roddy J J Racial Ethn Health Disparities 2018 Mar
Community action research track: Community-based participatory research and service-learning experiences for medical students.
Gimpel N, Kindratt T, Dawson A, Pagels P Perspect Med Educ 2018 Jan
Adolescent - Perceived Maternal Relationship during Adolescence and Pap Smears during Young Adulthood
Tiffany B. Kindratt and Jennifer M. Reingle Gonzalez The Journal of Adolescent and Family Health 2018 1 9 3-25
Community action research experience (CARE): training family physicians in community based participatory research.
Gimpel N, Pagels P, Kindratt T Educ Prim Care 2017 Feb 1-6
Efficacy of dietary interventions in end-stage renal disease patients; a systematic review.
Nazar CM, Bojerenu MM, Safdar M, Ahmed A, Akhtar MH, Kindratt TB J Nephropharmacol 2016 5 1 28-40
Disparities in Chronic Disease Prevalence Among Non-Hispanic Whites: Heterogeneity Among Foreign-Born Arab and European Americans.
Dallo FJ, Kindratt TB J Racial Ethn Health Disparities 2015 Nov

Honors & Awards

  • UT Southwestern School of Health Professions Research Recognition Award
    For Outstanding Efforts in Research (2018)
  • UTHealth School of Public Health Alpha Iota Chapter
    Delta Omega Honor Society (2018)
  • National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) Outstanding Service and Leadership Award
    (2016)