Great Plains Telehealth Resource & Assistance Center
Program Director/Principal Investigator

Jonathan Neufeld, PhD, is Program Director of the Great Plains Telehealth Resource and Assistance Center (gpTRAC), a federally funded technical assistance program housed at the University of Minnesota Institute for Health Informatics.  The Center provides telehealth training and consultation to healthcare providers and programs interested in implementing, evaluating, and enhancing all types of telehealth services in the Great Plains region.
Dr. Neufeld has consulted on a wide range of projects related to rural health and telehealth over the past 15 years.  He has presented at regional and national conferences and published peer-reviewed articles in the fields of telemedicine, clinical decision support tools, mental health services evaluation, and clinical outcomes.
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.
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.
Before moving to Indiana in 2005, 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.

  • Telemental Health
  • Telehealth Billing & Reimbursement
  • Telehealth Technology
  • Telehealth Services Research

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