Nancy R. Kressin, PhD

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

  • Professor, General Internal Medicine, Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine
  • Member, BU-BMC Cancer Center, Boston University
  • Member, Evans Center for Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research, Boston University

Education

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

Publications

  • Published on 6/27/2020

    Blosnich JR, Dichter ME, Gurewich D, Montgomery AE, Kressin NR, Lee R, Hester CM, Hausmann LRM. Health Services Research and Social Determinants of Health in the Nation's Largest Integrated Health Care System: Steps and Leaps in the Veterans Health Administration. Mil Med. 2020 Jun 27. PMID: 32592393.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 5/11/2020

    Kressin NR, Wormwood JB, Battaglia TA, Gunn CM. Differences in Breast Density Awareness, Knowledge, and Plans. J Gen Intern Med. 2020 May 11. PMID: 32394138.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 3/16/2020

    Kressin NR, Terrin N, Hanchate AD, Price LL, Moreno-Koehler A, LeClair A, Suzukida J, Kher S, Freund KM. Is insurance instability associated with hypertension outcomes and does this vary by race/ethnicity? BMC Health Serv Res. 2020 Mar 16; 20(1):216. PMID: 32178663.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 2/19/2020

    Gurewich D, Garg A, Kressin NR. Addressing Social Determinants of Health Within Healthcare Delivery Systems: a Framework to Ground and Inform Health Outcomes. J Gen Intern Med. 2020 May; 35(5):1571-1575. PMID: 32076989.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 12/20/2019

    Silva GC, Jiang L, Gutman R, Wu WC, Mor V, Fine MJ, Kressin NR, Trivedi AN. Mortality Trends for Veterans Hospitalized With Heart Failure and Pneumonia Using Claims-Based vs Clinical Risk-Adjustment Variables. JAMA Intern Med. 2019 Dec 20. PMID: 31860015.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 12/16/2019

    Kressin NR, Wormwood JB, Battaglia TA, Gunn CM. Differences in Breast Density Awareness, Knowledge, and Plans Based on State Legislation Status and Sociodemographic Characteristics. J Gen Intern Med. 2020 Jun; 35(6):1923-1925. PMID: 31845108.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 10/17/2019

    Kressin NR, Elwy AR, Glickman M, Orner MB, Fix GM, Borzecki AM, Katz LA, Cortés DE, Cohn ES, Barker A, Bokhour BG. Beyond Medication Adherence: The Role of Patients' Beliefs and Life Context in Blood Pressure Control. Ethn Dis. 2019; 29(4):567-576. PMID: 31641324.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 7/5/2019

    Kressin NR. Without Knowledgeable Clinicians Who are Prepared to Counsel, Breast Density Legislation Cannot Achieve Its Desired Effects. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2019 09; 28(9):1175-1176. PMID: 31274367.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 6/27/2019

    Barghi A, Torres H, Kressin NR, McCormick D. Coverage and Access for Americans with Cardiovascular Disease or Risk Factors After the ACA: a Quasi-experimental Study. J Gen Intern Med. 2019 09; 34(9):1797-1805. PMID: 31250367.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 6/1/2019

    Buitron de la Vega P, Losi S, Sprague Martinez L, Bovell-Ammon A, Garg A, James T, Ewen AM, Stack M, DeCarvalho H, Sandel M, Mishuris RG, Deych S, Pelletier P, Kressin NR. Implementing an EHR-based Screening and Referral System to Address Social Determinants of Health in Primary Care. Med Care. 2019 06; 57 Suppl 6 Suppl 2:S133-S139. PMID: 31095052.

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