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Research Interests

  • Injury Prevention
  • Value-based Care
  • Disparities
  • Digital Health

Biography

  • Attending Physician, Emergency Medicine, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
  • Mary Ann and J. Milburn Smith Research Professorship for the Director of Child Health Research, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
  • Director, Mary Ann & J. Milburn Smith Child Health Outcomes, Research and Evaluation Center
  • Scientific Director, Community, Population Health, and Outcomes, Stanley Manne Children’s Research Institute
  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Emergency Medicine), Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

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Education and Background

  • Health Policy Fellow, Center for Healthcare Research and Transformation, University of Michigan 2013
  • Fellow in Pediatric Health Services Research (NICHD 5T32HD007534-07), Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, University of Michigan 2007-2009
  • Fellow in Pediatric Emergency Medicine, University of Michigan 2005-2009
  • Residency in Pediatrics, C.S. Mott Children's Hospital, University of Michigan 2003-2005
  • Internship in Pediatrics, C.S. Mott Children's Hospital, University of Michigan 2002-2003
  • MS, Health and Health Care Research, University of Michigan 2008
  • MD, University of Michigan Medical School 2002
  • BS, Biology, University of Michigan 1998

Research Highlights

TINY CARGO, BIG DEAL/ABRÓCHAME BIEN, CUÍDAME BIEN

I am principal investigator of this adaptive trial to study of a novel bilingual mobile health intervention to promote size-appropriate child passenger safety behaviors is funded by NICHD (5R01HD092594). My research team applies motivational interviewing techniques in up to two coaching sessions and feedback on remotely observed passenger safety behaviors to support parent’s internal motivation to transport their children more safely.

LURIE CHILDREN'S HEALTH PARTNERS CLINICAL INTEGRATED NETWORK

I contribute my health services research expertise to analysis of data for our Accountable Care Organization and the evaluation of quality improvement initiatives designed to increase value-based care.

PROMOTING ACADEMIC PURSUITS RELATED TO LURIE CHILDREN'S DIGITAL HEALTH INITIATIVES

I work with a team of health services researchers and quality improvement scientists to promote and support academic pursuits related to Lurie Children’s Digital Health initiatives. We have created a library of survey questions related to family and provider experiences with digital health. In partnership with Data Analytics and Reporting, we have also developed and validated a standardized approach for data extraction of telemedicine visits from Epic. These EHR data are paired with Patient Family Experience survey responses when available. For more information about these resources, individuals can contact us at TelemedicineEvaluation@luriechildrens.org.

Featured Grants

Tiny Cargo, Big Deal! An Adaptive ED-Based eHealth Intervention to Promote Correct and Consistent Size-Appropriate Child Passenger Safety Behaviors and Reduce Disparities

Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
09/01/2018 → 08/31/2023

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