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Ranak Trivedi

Investigator with HSR&D Center for Innovation to Implementation at the VA Palo Alto
Assistant Professor of Dept. of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University

Ranak Trivedi, PhD, is a clinical psychologist and investigator with the HSR&D Center for Innovation to Implementation, in Palo Alto, California and an assistant professor of Dept. of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University. Dr. Trivedi's work is focused on understanding how families and patients can better collaborate to improve health outcomes for both. Her work has addressed the barriers and facilitators of chronic illness self-management, and developing family centered self-management programs that address the needs of both patients and their family members. Dr. Trivedi's work has highlighted the need of improving assessment and treatment of mental illnesses in primary care settings. She has been funded by the VA and NIH. Dr. Trivedi is a past recipient of an HSR&D Career Development Program award and leads the VA National Caregiver Research Interest Group.


BA, Psychology, Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda
MS, Clinical Psychology, Augusta State University
MA, Clinical Psychology, Duke University
PhD, Clinical Psychology-Health Psychology Track, Duke University


Chronic Heart Failure
Dyadic Coping
Psychosocial Factors and Chronic Illness Outcomes