Nancy R. Kressin, PhD

Professor, Medicine

Nancy Kressin
(617) 414-1367
801 Massachusetts Ave Crosstown Center

Biography

Expertise includes: Understanding the underlying mechanisms for racial/ethnic disparities in health and health care by studying psychosocial and demographic correlates of health-related behaviors (especially treatment decision making and acceptance of recommended therapies), and health outcomes; Understanding the impact of MA health reform on disparities in care and outcomes of care; Health services and clinical research.

Other Positions

  • Boston Medical Center

Education

  • Syracuse University, PhD
  • Syracuse University, MA
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, BSPH

Publications

  • Published on 10/12/2017

    Dungan K, Craven TE, Soe K, Wright JT, Basile J, Haley WE, Kressin NR, Rani U, Tamariz L, Whittle J, Wiggers A, Osei K. Influence of metabolic syndrome and race on the relationship between intensive blood pressure control and cardiovascular outcomes in the SPRINT cohort. Diabetes Obes Metab. 2017 Oct 12. PMID: 29024310.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 7/1/2017

    Khazanie P, Krumholz HM, Kiefe CI, Kressin NR, Wells B, Wang TY, Peterson ED. Priorities for Cardiovascular Outcomes Research: A Report of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute's Centers for Cardiovascular Outcomes Research Working Group. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2017 Jul; 10(7). PMID: 28710296.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 5/19/2017

    Lasser KE, Hanchate AD, McCormick D, Walley AY, Saitz R, Lin MY, Kressin NR. Massachusetts Health Reform's Effect on Hospitalizations with Substance Use Disorder-Related Diagnoses. Health Serv Res. 2017 May 19. PMID: 28523674.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 5/19/2017

    Albino J, Tiwari T, Gansky SA, Henshaw MM, Barker JC, Brega AG, Gregorich SE, Heaton B, Batliner TS, Borrelli B, Geltman P, Kressin NR, Weintraub JA, Finlayson TL, Garcia RI. The basic research factors questionnaire for studying early childhood caries. BMC Oral Health. 2017 May 19; 17(1):83. PMID: 28526003.

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  • Published on 4/4/2017

    Feng C, Paasche-Orlow MK, Kressin NR, Rosen JE, López L, Kim EJ, Lin MY, Hanchate AD. Disparities in Potentially Preventable Hospitalizations: Near-National Estimates for Hispanics. Health Serv Res. 2017 Apr 04. PMID: 28378322.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 3/10/2017

    Squires LE, Palfai TP, Allensworth-Davies D, Cheng DM, Bernstein J, Kressin N, Saitz R. Perceived discrimination, racial identity, and health behaviors among black primary-care patients who use drugs. J Ethn Subst Abuse. 2017 Mar 10; 1-18. PMID: 28281940.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 2/2/2017

    Tikkanen RS, Woolhandler S, Himmelstein DU, Kressin NR, Hanchate A, Lin MY, McCormick D, Lasser KE. Hospital Payer and Racial/Ethnic Mix at Private Academic Medical Centers in Boston and New York City. Int J Health Serv. 2017 Jul; 47(3):460-476. PMID: 28152644.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 11/1/2016

    Boehmer U, Glickman M, Jones JA, Orner MB, Wheler C, Berlowitz DR, Kressin NR. Dental Care in an Equal Access System Valuing Equity: Are There Racial Disparities? Med Care. 2016 Nov; 54(11):998-1004. PMID: 27219638.

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  • Published on 9/7/2016

    Haley WE, Gilbert ON, Riley RF, Newman JC, Roumie CL, Whittle J, Kronish IM, Tamariz L, Wiggers A, Morisky DE, Conroy MB, Kovalik E, Kressin NR, Muntner P, Goff DC. The association between Self-Reported Medication Adherence scores and systolic blood pressure control: a SPRINT baseline data study. J Am Soc Hypertens. 2016 Nov; 10(11):857-864.e2. PMID: 27697447.

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  • Published on 9/1/2016

    Lasser KE, Hanchate AD, McCormick D, Chu C, Xuan Z, Kressin NR. Massachusetts Health Reform's Effect on Hospitals' Racial Mix of Patients and on Patients' Use of Safety-net Hospitals. Med Care. 2016 Sep; 54(9):827-36. PMID: 27261638.

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