Ted Skolarus, MD

Associate Professor, Urology

Biography

Dr. Skolarus is an Associate Professor in the Department of Urology at the University of Michigan and a Core Investigator at the VA Ann Arbor HSR&D Center for Clinical Management Research (CCMR). He completed a fellowship in urologic oncology and health services research at the University of Michigan after finishing urologic surgery residency at Washington University in St. Louis. He also completed a fellowship in implementation research through the Mentored Training for Dissemination and Implementation Research in Cancer (MT-DIRC) supported by the National Cancer Institute and VA Health Services Research & Development. His research interests aim to better understand the delivery of prostate cancer survivorship care, support the ongoing needs of prostate cancer survivors and their providers, and identify opportunities to improve care coordination among cancer specialists and primary care providers. He has conducted both observational and intervention-related research in prostate cancer survivorship with particular attention to primary care provider roles in survivorship care. He led the American Cancer Society efforts to develop and publish prostate cancer survivorship guidelines. The goal of Dr. Skolarus’ VA HSR&D Career Development Award is to understand and improve the delivery of prostate cancer survivorship care using state-of-the-art implementation science methods. His mixed methods research program combines analyses of VA national claims data with complementary qualitative data, producing the information needed to design and implement reliable interventions.

Appointments

Dow Health Services Research
Urologic Oncology
VA Ann Arbor Urology Program

Areas of Interest

Clinical Interests:  Urologic oncology

Credentials

  • Medical School/Training
    • Wayne State University School of Medicine, 2003

    Residency

    • Washington University St Louis School of Medicine, Urology, 2008

    Fellowships

    • Health Services Research, Department of Urology, University of Michigan, 2010
    • Urologic Oncology, Department of Urology, University of Michigan, 2011
    • Implementation Research, Mentored Training for Dissemination and Implementation Research in Cancer (MT-DIRC), National Cancer Institute, 2016

    Board Certification

    • American Board of Urology
    • Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis, NCI – Cancer Therapy Evaluation Program Investigator

Published Articles or Reviews

Web Sites

Locations
22115 Fuller Rd., 112-U
Ann Arbor, MI  48105
Phone: (734) 936-7030