Baylor College of Medicine
Felicia Skelton, MD, MS is an investigator at the Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety (IQuESt) at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center and a staff physician in the spinal cord injury (SCI) care line at the DeBakey VA as the primary physician for the SCI home-based primary care program. She holds an academic appointment of assistant professor in the H. Ben Taub department of physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R) at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM). Dr. Skelton completed medical school at Baylor College of Medicine, residency in rehabilitation medicine at the University of Washington, where she served as chief resident, clinical fellowship in spinal cord injury medicine at BCM, and a VA health services research and development (HSR&D) post-doctoral fellowship through IQuESt. She currently funded by a VA HSR&D Career Development Award aimed to develop best practices on urine testing and treatment after SCI. She is also currently or has recently been funded as a co-investigator on five studies funded by VA, the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Initiative or the Health Resources and Services Administration. She has numerous peer-reviewed publications and national presentations on her research, clinical care and education, including speaking about her passion of reducing health disparities by recruiting, training, hiring and promoting women and underrepresented minorities into medicine, so that the workforce better reflects the population it serves. She was awarded a BCM Woman of Excellence Award in 2019, and the BCM Department of PM&R Research Excellence Award in 2017 and 2019.
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