Dr. Demers is a mixed-methods researcher with over 15 years of evaluation experience. Her quantitative expertise lies in the application of advanced regression techniques such as hierarchical linear modeling and structural equation modeling, the development of valid and reliable survey instruments, the creation of observation and scoring rubrics, and best practices for estimating inter-rater reliability. Her qualitative expertise is focused on the collection and analysis of interview data, specifically the assessment of fidelity of implementation and participation in education interventions.
- Director, Education Evaluation Core, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
- University of Massachusetts Amherst, PhD
- University of Massachusetts Amherst, MS
- Clark University, BA
- Published on 9/20/2023
Peterkin AF, Baldwin M, Demers L, Gergen Barnett K. Evaluating a Video-Based Addiction Curriculum at a Safety Net Academic Medical Center. Subst Abus. 2023 Jul; 44(3):241-248. PMID: 37728099.
- Published on 9/28/2022
O'Brien SK, Koehl JL, Demers LB, Hayes BD, Barra ME. Safety and Tolerability of 23.4% Hypertonic Saline Administered Over 2 to 5 Minutes for the Treatment of Cerebral Herniation and Intracranial Pressure Elevation. Neurocrit Care. 2023 Apr; 38(2):312-319. PMID: 36171519.
- Published on 9/19/2022
Chakyayil S, Rogers M, Demers LB. An innovative clinic model for student learning. Clin Teach. 2022 Dec; 19(6):e13528. PMID: 36123817.
- Published on 7/29/2022
Suarez S, Lupez E, Demers L, Streed CG, Siegel J. Gender and Sexual Diverse Health Education: A Needs Assessment Among Internal Medicine Residents. LGBT Health. 2022 Nov; 9(8):589-594. PMID: 35905057.
- Published on 3/15/2022
Remein CD, Childs E, Beard J, Demers LB, Benjamin EJ, Wingerter SL. "Getting Started": A Pilot Introductory Narrative Writing Session for Interprofessional Faculty in Academic Health Sciences. Adv Med Educ Pract. 2022; 13:265-274. PMID: 35313635.
- Published on 3/2/2022
Mushero N, Demers LB, Chippendale R. An Interactive Workshop on Managing Dysphagia in Older Adults With Dementia. MedEdPORTAL. 2022; 18:11223. PMID: 35309254.
- Published on 2/9/2022
Fantasia KL, Demers LB, Steenkamp DW, Modzelewski KL. An Opportunity for Improvement: Evaluation of Diabetes Technology Education Among Adult Endocrinology Training Programs. J Diabetes Sci Technol. 2023 Sep; 17(5):1274-1283. PMID: 35135342.
- Published on 10/19/2021
Jawa R, Laks J, Saravanan N, Demers L, Wishik-Miller G. Physician trainees' compassion satisfaction, burnout, and self-efficacy when caring for people who inject drugs. Subst Abus. 2022; 43(1):675-681. PMID: 34666627.
- Published on 6/4/2021
Jawa R, Saravanan N, Burrowes SAB, Demers L. A call for training graduate medical students on harm reduction for people who inject drugs. Subst Abus. 2021; 42(3):266-268. PMID: 34086530.
- Published on 3/23/2021
Knodle R, Demers L, Simmons R. Infectious Complications in Injection Drug Use. MedEdPORTAL. 2021 03 23; 17:11124. PMID: 33816787.
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