CIIS Affiliates

CIIS Affiliates are experts within the greater Boston University community providing a wide array of technical skills and content knowledge. If you are interested in receiving technical assistance or a brief consult with CIIS and our affiliates, please email ciisinfo@bu.edu with a summary of your request, including the type of skills or content area where you are seeking assistance.

 

William Baker, MD

Clinical Associate Professor, Boston Medical Center, Department of Emergency Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine

Expertise: Emergency Department Operations, Science of Quality Improvement

 

Barbara Bokhour, PhD, MA

Associate Professor, Department of Health Law Policy and Management, Boston University School of Public Health

Expertise: Qualitative Research, Implementation of Evidence-Based Practices, Implementation Science

 

Jacob Bor, SD

Assistant Professor, Department of Global Health, Boston University School of Public Health

Expertise: Econometrics, Quasi-Experimental Methods, Statistical Analysis

 

Christina Borba, PhD, MPH

Director of Research, Department of Psychiatry, Boston Medical Center

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, General Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine

Expertise: Community-Based Participatory Research, Mixed Methods Research, Psychotic Disorders, Cultural Psychiatry, Mental Healthcare in Low-Resource Settings, Gender Differences in Mental Healthcare

 

Belinda Borrelli, PhD, MA

Professor, Department of Health Policy and Health Services Research, Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine

Director, Behavioral Science Research

PI and Lead Co-Director, BU Mobile and Electronic Health-ARC

Expertise: Mobile and Electronic Health, Smoking Cessation, Biomarker Feedback, Motivational Interviewing, Medication/Treatment Adherence, Oral Health, Dietary Behaviors, Treatment Fidelity, Health Behavior Theory

 

Sarabeth Broder-Fingert, MD, MPH, MA

Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine

Expertise: Health Services Research, Autism, Patient Navigation

 

Lisa Caruso, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Geriatrics, Boston University School of Medicine

Expertise: Quality Improvement, Evidence-Based Medicine

 

James Feldman, MD

Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine

Expertise: Research in Emergency Medicine

 

Gemmae Fix, PhD, MA

Research Assistant Professor, Department of Health Law, Policy and Management, Boston University School of Public Health

Expertise: Ethnographic and Qualitative Study Design, Patient-Centered Care Practices, Patient and Provider Behaviors, Chronic Illness, Comorbidities, HIV/Aids, Cardiovascular Disease

 

Arvin Garg, MD, MPH

Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine

Expertise: Child Health Services, Community Health Centers, Patient-Centered Care

 

Rebecca Grochow Mishuris, MD, MPH, MS

Assistant Professor, BUSM, General Internal Medicine

Expertise: Health IT, Clinical Decision Support, Electronic Health Records, Patient Portals, Population Health Management, Quantitative and Qualitative Research

 

Christine Gunn, PhD, MA

Research Assistant Professor, Department of Health Law, Policy & Management, Boston University School of Public Health

Research Assistant Professor, Department of General Internal Medicine, Women’s Health Unit, Boston University School of Medicine

Expertise: Qualitative Research, Decision-Making, Risk Communication, Women’s Health, Cancer, Screening and Prevention

 

David Henderson, MD

Chair & Professor, Department of Psychiatry, General Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine

Assistant Dean, Diversity & Multicultural Affairs, Boston University School of Medicine

Expertise: Clinical Assessment, Biological Characterization and Treatment of Psychosis, Treatment-Resistant Schizophrenia, Development of Procedures for Screening and Early Detection of Diabetes Among Patients with Schizophrenia

 

Brian Jack, MD, MA

Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine

Expertise: Transitions in Care, Preconception Care, Global Primary Care

 

Hasmeena Kathuria, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Pulmonary, Allergy, Sleep and Critical Care Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine

Expertise: Qualitative Analysis, Practical Aspects of Implementing Large Programs, Building Collaborative Networks

 

Bindu Kalesan, PhD, MPH, MSc

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Boston University School of Medicine

Expertise: Biostatistics

 

Trish Kavanagh, MD

Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine

Expertise: Health Services Research, Quality Indicators, Quality of Care, Sickle Cell Disease

 

Nancy Kressin, PhD, MA

Professor, Department of Medicine, General Internal Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine

Expertise: Racial and Ethnic Disparities, Health Services and Clinical Research

 

Karen Lasser, MD, MPH

Associate Professor, General Internal Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine

Expertise: Systems Interventions to Improve Quality of Care in Primary Care for Underserved Patient Populations

 

Amy Linksy, MD, MSc

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, General Internal Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine

Expertise: Medication Safety, De-prescribing, Mixed Methods

 

David McAneny, MD

Professor, Department of Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Boston University School of Medicine

 

Nancy Miller, MD

Associate Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine

Medical Director, Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, Boston Medical Center

Expertise: In-Vitro Diagnostics for Infectious Diseases, Outcome Studies and Process Improvement in Lab Medicine, Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing, Microbiology Laboratory Automation, Laboratory Information Systems Application Improvements

 

James Moses, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Hospital Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine

Expertise: Quality Improvement, Patient Safety

 

James Murphy, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Pulmonary, Allergy, Sleep and Critical Care Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine

Expertise: Quality Improvement, Patient Safety, Process Improvement

 

Lauren Nentwich, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine

 

Michael Paasche-Orlow, MD, MPH, MA

Professor, Department of Medicine, General Internal Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine

Expertise: Health literacy, Care Transitions, Advance Care Planning

 

Lisa Quintiliani, PhD, MA

Assistant Professor, BUSM, General Internal Medicine

Expertise: Nutrition, Physical Activity, Weight Management, Community-Based Research, Health Disparities, eHealth/mHealth

 

Linda Rosen

Clinical Data Warehouse Research Manager

Expertise: BMC Electronic Medical Record System, Clinical Data Warehouse Research Dataset Creation and Reporting, IRB Regulations for Research Reporting

 

Pamela Rosenkranz

Director of Clinical Quality and Patient Safety, Boston Medical Center

Instructor of Surgery, Department of Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine

Expertise: Quality Improvement, Implementation Strategies, Patient Centered Outcomes Research, Surgery Focus

 

Shannon Sauer-Zavala, PhD, MS

Research Assistant Professor, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Boston University College of Arts and Sciences

Expertise: Single-Case Experimental Design, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Suicide Prevention

 

Chris Shanahan, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, General Internal Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine

Expertise: Clinical and Research Medical Informatics and Information Technology, Substance Use Disorders and Chronic Pain, Community Medicine (Community-Based Care and Collaboration with Community-Based Organizations, Clinicians, and Patients)

 

Christopher Sheldrick, PhD, MA

Research Associate Professor, Department of Health Policy, Law and Management, Boston University School of Public Health

Expertise: Implementation of Screening Programs, Decision Sciences, System Dynamics Modeling

 

Stephanie Shimada, PhD

Research Assistant Professor, Department of Health Law, Policy, and Management, Boston University School of Public Health

Assistant Professor, Division of Health Informatics and Implementation Science, Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA

Expertise: Consumer Health Informatics, Clinical Decision Support, Disparities, Implementation Science, Quality Measurement, Mixed Methods

 

Michael Silverstein, MD, MPH

Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine

Expertise: Family-Based Mental Health, Maternal Depression, Traumatic Stress, and Addiction

 

Sarah Valentine, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine

Expertise: Implementation of Evidence-Based Treatments for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder with Underserved Populations, Implementation and Dissemination Strategies to Reduce Health Disparities

 

Janice Weinberg, ScD, MS

Professor, Department of Biostatistics, Boston University School of Public Health

Expertise: Statistical Consulting, Clinical Trials, Longitudinal Data Analysis

 

Renda Weiner, MD, MPH

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Pulmonary, Allergy, Sleep and Critical Care Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine

Expertise: Mixed Methods, Survey Research, Implementation Science