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Shireman, Paula Professor


Dr. Shireman is a Professor in the TAMU School of Medicine. She is board certified in vascular surgery, general surgery, wound care and clinical informatics. She is the PI of a pilot clinical trial with the College of Engineering on establishing artificial intelligence algorithms to monitor activities of daily living (ADL) in elderly subjects. Potential applications include aging in place, improved monitoring in healthcare/assisted living institutions and remote monitoring.

She is the PI of an NIH multicenter U01 grant developing predictive models for surgical outcomes including frailty and social risk factors. The goal is to use data to transform health care, influence federal policy and design financially sustainable care pathways improving outcomes for frail and low socioeconomic status patients. Her interests include predictive modeling, machine learning and simulation. She was a member of the MACRA Episode-Based Cost Measure Clinical Subcommittee to develop measures for Peripheral Vascular Disease Management and Chair of the Clinical Subcommittee Workgroup for Hemodialysis Access Creation.

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