Jan Lindsay

Jan Lindsay

Nonresident Fellow


Jan Lindsay, Ph.D., is a health services researcher, core investigator and licensed psychologist at the Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness, and Safety at the Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center. As a Baker Institute nonresident fellow, she advises and mentors the Center for Health and Biosciences team in mental health policy issues.

Lindsay is also an associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Baylor College of Medicine and co-director of the South Central Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center. Her research, clinical and administrative expertise focus on leveraging technology to increase access to evidence-based treatment for mental health and substance use disorders, implementation of digital mental health interventions (video telehealth, mobile apps, and web-based programs), and increasing health care engagement for patient populations with barriers to care. Her work over the past decade has been instrumental in expanding availability of digital health solutions, particularly for rural Veterans, and informed VA policy related to video telehealth. As a leader at both the BCM and the VA, Lindsay assists in national policymaking regarding clinical care delivery and serves in key roles in education and implementation research. She has a proven commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, with research aimed at advancing access to quality care for minority patients and reducing health disparities.

Lindsay holds a Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Houston and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in clinical research at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.

Contact at jalindsa@bcm.edu or 713-440-4682.