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Theresa M. Sivers-Teixeira

TitleInstructor of Clinical Family Medicine
InstitutionUniversity of Southern California
DepartmentFamily Medicine
AddressHSA Unit 22 A-6 6418
Off Campus
Alhambra CA 91803
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    2013Clymer Award for Academic and Professional Excellence
    2008William C. Miller Scholarship for Life Sciences
    2008Honors Extraordinary Achievement Life Sciences
    2008Superior Service in Biology
    2008Tutor Service in Biology
    2007William C. Miller Scholarship for Life Sciences

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    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.

    Sivers-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.

    Past 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.

    She 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.


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    1. Towfighi A, Cheng EM, Ayala-Rivera M, McCreath H, Sanossian N, Dutta T, Mehta B, Bryg R, Rao N, Song S, Razmara A, Ramirez M, Sivers-Teixeira T, Tran J, Mojarro-Huang E, Montoya A, Corrales M, Martinez B, Willis P, Macias M, Ibrahim N, Wu S, Wacksman J, Haber H, Richards A, Barry F, Hill V, Mittman B, Cunningham W, Liu H, Ganz DA, Factor D, Vickrey BG. 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. PMID: 28166784.
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