Department of Family Medicine faculty members, both physicians and scientists, are world-renown in their subspecialties. Faculty members are passionate in their clinical care and research practices, as well as being mentors for medical students and trainees. The department also invests significant funds to provide protected time and lab space for junior faculty to perform research.

Theresa M. Sivers-Teixeira
Theresa M. Sivers-Teixeira
Instructor Of Clinical Family Medicine
Family Medicine
HSA Unit 22 A-6 6418 Off Campus Alhambra
Theresa Sivers-Teixiera, MSPA, PA-C is an Instructor of Clinical Family Medicine at the Keck School of Medicine USC. She completed her Master of Science in Physician Assistant Practice at Western University of Health Sciences.\n \nSivers-Teixiera’s clinical practice is focused on partnering with older adults and their families to provide quality care that reflects the preferences and goals of her patients. She works collaboratively with her colleagues to help her patients stay active, prevent illness, manage chronic disease, and plan for the future.\n \nPast experience includes working as a PA on the neurology and internal medicine teams at Rancho Los Amigos serving stroke survivors. She played a key role in the design and implementation of NIH secondary stroke prevention study, SUCCEED, and was the lead care manager for the intervention arm for the project.\n \nShe has additional training in clinical care of older adult with Alzheimer’s disease and other major neurocognitive disorders. She is currently a faculty member with the Interprofessional Geriatrics Curriculum (IPGC) at USC, where health care professional students from multiple disciplines visit older adults in their residences and learn about team care.

: Clymer Award for Academic and Professional Excellence, 2013

: Superior Service in Biology, 2008

: Tutor Service in Biology, 2008

: William C. Miller Scholarship for Life Sciences, 2008

: Honors Extraordinary Achievement Life Sciences, 2008

: William C. Miller Scholarship for Life Sciences, 2007

Randomized controlled trial of a coordinated care intervention to improve risk factor control after stroke or transient ischemic attack in the safety net: Secondary stroke prevention by Uniting Community and Chronic care model teams Early to End Disparities (SUCCEED) BMC Neurol. 2017 Feb 06; 17(1):24. . View in PubMed

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