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Anna R. Bergdall MPH uri icon qr icon
Principal Project Manager

Anna Bergdall, MPH is a public health research professional with over 15 years of experience in public health programs, research, grant writing and publication. She currently manages multiple large complex and multi-stakeholder comparative effectiveness trials related to improvement in primary care delivery.

Current research focus areas: Patient-centered outcomes, chronic disease management, cardiovascular health, opioid safety, care coordination, patient and stakeholder engagement, qualitative methods, mixed methods, implementation science, pragmatic trial design, health services research

Other research interests
: Health equity, anti-racist health care, LGBTQIA+ health, community-based research, community engagement, pro-social policy and health outcomes, fundamental causes of health disparities, universal health care

Academic appointment:
Instructor, Saint Mary’s University School of Public Health

Education: MPH, Emory University

Joined the Institute: 2011

Current studies managing:

Pragmatic Trial Comparing Telehealth Care and Optimized Clinic-Based Care for Uncontrolled Blood Pressure, Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PI Dr. Karen Margolis)

Minnesota Care Coordination Effectiveness Study (MNCARES), Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PI Dr. Leif Solberg, Dr. Steven P. Dehmer)

Past studies with key contributions:

Clinical Decision Support for Opioid Use Disorders in Medical Settings (COMPUTE 2.0), National Institute on Drug Abuse (PI Dr. Rebecca Rossom)

Treatment of Hypertension in Adults with ThiaZIDES: Pragmatic Trial Pilot Study (ThiaZIDES), National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (PI Dr. Karen Margolis)

Home Blood Pressure Telemonitoring and Case Management to Control Hypertension (Hyperlink 1 and 2), National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (PI Dr. Karen Margolis)


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