As Vice Chair for Education for the Department of Community and Family Medicine, Dr. Strand de Oliveira works collaboratively to coordinate, facilitate and strengthen the academic programs of the Department. She was Chief of the Physician Assistant Division from 1999 to 2012, and also served as program director from 2001 to 2003. Dr. Strand de Oliveira's research and educational interests include health workforce, the sociology of professions, organizational behavior, global health and women's health. She practices clinically at the TROSA outpatient clinic.
Strand de Oliveira J. How to have difficult conversations. In: Michener JL, Koo D, Castrucci BC, Sprague JB, eds. The Practical Playbook: Public Health and Primary Care Together. New York, NY: Oxford University Press; 2016:65-68.Strand de Oliveira J. Pitching your project. In: Michener JL, Koo D, Castrucci BC, Sprague JB, eds. The Practical Playbook: Public Health and Primary Care Together. New York, NY: Oxford University Press; 2016:77-81.
Freistadt F, Branigan E, Pupp C, Stefanutto M, Bambo C, Alexandre M, Pinheiro S, Ballweg R, Dgedge M, O’Malley G, Strand de Oliveira J. A framework for revising preservice curriculum for nonphysician clinicians: The Mozambique experience. Educ Health 2014;27:283-8. View
Kaprielian VS, Silberberg M, McDonald MA, Koo D, Hull SK, Murphy G, Tran AN, Sheline BL, Halstater B, Martinez-Bianchi V, Weigle NJ, Strand de Oliveira J, Sangvai D, Copeland J, Tilson HH, Scutchfield FD, Michener JL. Teaching population health: a competency map approach to education. Academic Medicine, 2013 May;88(5)626-637. View
Hooker RS, Dehn RW. Commentaries on health services research. The end of prototype physician assistants in Sri Lanka. (review of JIC paper by De Silva et al) JAAPA. 2013 Oct;26(1):61-62. View
Strand de Oliveira J. Access to care: beyond health insurance. JAAPA. 2013 Nov;26(11):40-5. View
De Silva V, Strand de Oliveira J, Liyanage M, Ostbye T. The assistant medical officer in Sri Lanka: mid-level health worker in decline. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 2013 May 9. View