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

  • Member, BU-BMC Cancer Center, Boston University
  • Member, Evans Center for Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research, Boston University
  • Boston Medical Center

Education

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

Publications

  • Published on 3/22/2022

    Linsky AM, Kressin NR, Stolzmann K, Pendergast J, Rosen AK, Bokhour BG, Simon SR. Direct-to-consumer strategies to promote deprescribing in primary care: a pilot study. BMC Prim Care. 2022 03 22; 23(1):53. PMID: 35317734.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 2/28/2022

    Kressin NR, Wormwood JB, Battaglia TA, Maschke AD, Slanetz PJ, Pankowska M, Gunn CM. Women's Understandings and Misunderstandings of Breast Density and Related Concepts: A Mixed Methods Study. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2022 Feb 28. PMID: 35230164.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 12/3/2021

    Kher S, LeClair AM, Price LL, Terrin N, Kressin N, Hanchate A, Suzukida J, Freund KM. Impact of Insurance Instability and Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Hospitalizations for Patients with Asthma. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2021 Dec 03. PMID: 34860640.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 12/1/2021

    Silva GC, Jiang L, Gutman R, Wu WC, Mor V, Fine MJ, Kressin NR, Trivedi AN. Racial/Ethnic Differences in 30-Day Mortality for Heart Failure and Pneumonia in the Veterans Health Administration Using Claims-based, Clinical, and Social Risk-adjustment Variables. Med Care. 2021 12 01; 59(12):1082-1089. PMID: 34779794.

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  • Published on 7/20/2021

    Gunn CM, Maschke A, Paasche-Orlow MK, Housten AJ, Kressin NR, Schonberg MA, Battaglia TA. Using Mixed Methods With Multiple Stakeholders to Inform Development of a Breast Cancer Screening Decision Aid for Women With Limited Health Literacy. MDM Policy Pract. 2021 Jul-Dec; 6(2):23814683211033249. PMID: 34350361.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 6/18/2021

    Rubin A, Livingston NA, Brady J, Hocking E, Bickmore T, Sawdy M, Kressin N, Saitz R, Simon S. Computerized Relational Agent to Deliver Alcohol Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment in Primary Care: a Randomized Clinical Trial. J Gen Intern Med. 2022 01; 37(1):70-77. PMID: 34145518.

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  • Published on 5/19/2021

    Chen MT, Krzyszczyk DM, Brown AGM, Kressin N, Terrin N, Hanchate A, Suzukida J, Kher S, Price LL, LeClair AM, Byhoff E, Freund KM. Diabetes Control During Massachusetts Insurance Reform. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. 2021 May 19. PMID: 34009559.

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  • Published on 2/11/2021

    Fix GM, Dryden EM, Boudreau J, Kressin NR, Gifford AL, Bokhour BG. The temporal nature of social context: Insights from the daily lives of patients with HIV. PLoS One. 2021; 16(2):e0246534. PMID: 33571283.

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  • Published on 1/21/2021

    Brown AGM, Kressin N, Terrin N, Hanchate A, Suzukida J, Kher S, Price LL, LeClair AM, Krzyszczyk D, Byhoff E, Freund KM. The Influence of Health Insurance Stability on Racial/Ethnic Differences in Diabetes Control and Management. Ethn Dis. 2021; 31(1):149-158. PMID: 33519165.

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  • Published on 1/18/2021

    McClendon J, Kressin N, Perkins D, Copeland LA, Finley EP, Vogt D. The Impact of Discriminatory Stress on Changes in Posttraumatic Stress Severity at the Intersection of Race/Ethnicity and Gender. J Trauma Dissociation. 2021 Mar-Apr; 22(2):170-187. PMID: 33460360.

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