Great Plains Telehealth Resource & Assistance Cent
Jonathan Neufeld, PhD, HSPP, is the Director of the Great Plains Telehealth Resource and Assistance Center (gpTRAC), a federally funded technical assistance program housed at the University of Minnesota. gpTRAC provides telehealth training and consultation to healthcare providers and programs interested in implementing, evaluating, and enhancing telehealth programs. Dr. Neufeld was formerly the Vice President of Information Technology and Integrated Care at Oaklawn Psychiatric Center in Goshen, Indiana. In this role, he oversaw the IT programs and services at Oaklawn as well as leading a team of clinicians providing mental and behavioral health services in primary care settings across Elkhart and St. Joseph Counties. Prior to his role at Oaklawn, Dr. Neufeld was the Clinical Director of the Upper Midwest Telehealth Resource Center (UMTRC). Dr. Neufeld has consulted on a wide range of projects related to rural health and telehealth with many organizations over the past 10 years, including the Indiana Rural Health Association, the Richard G. Lugar Center for Rural Health, and the Indiana State Department of Health. Dr. Neufeld received his PhD in Clinical Psychology from Ohio University and completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Integrated Primary Care in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, California. Before moving to Indiana, Dr. Neufeld was an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at UC Davis Medical Center, and Senior Research Associate at the UC Davis Center for Healthcare Policy and Research. There he collaborated on a wide range of clinical and research projects in the fields of mental health, primary care, telemedicine, and health care technology. Dr. Neufeld has published peer-reviewed articles in the fields of telemedicine, clinical decision support tools, the psychophysiology of pain, hypnosis, mental health services evaluation, and clinical outcomes.