MEET OUR FELLOWS

Karla Kendrick, M.D.

Site: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Fellowship Year: 2

Research Interest:

  • Preventive care, specifically interventions to prevent or reduce the morbidity of cardiovascular disease.

  • How physicians can use lifestyle modifications to improve outcomes in type 2 DM, hypertension, and other markers of CV disease. 

Jessica Himmelstein, M.D., M.P.H

Site: Cambridge Health Alliance

Fellowship Year: 2

Research Interest:

  • Health disparities in immigrant and Latino populations

  • Role of limited English proficiency and health literacy in health outcomes

  • Community based primary care research development and implementation

Felippe Marcondes, M.D. 

Site: Massachusetts General Hospital

Fellowship Year: 2

Research Interest:

  • Preventive service utilization and chronic disease management among vulnerable populations

  • Impact of national and state health policies on health services utilization of under-served populations, especially immigrants. 

John Merriman, M.D., M.S.

Site: Department of Population Medicine

Fellowship Year: 2

Research Interest

  • LGBTQ+ health

  • Obesity medicine

  • Barriers to care, and health inequities in vulnerable populations

Koushik Kasanagottu, M.D.

Site: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Fellowship Year: 1

Research Interest

  • Innovative care models' impact on primary care utilization, community health workers, health policy and implementation science

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Hussain Lalani, M.D., M.P.H

Site: Brigham & Women's Hospital Division of Pharmacoepidemiology 

Fellowship Year: 1

Research Interest

  • Healthcare access and affordability of prescription drugs 

  • Public policy reform and innovation 

  • Addressing inequities in chronic disease management 

Margaret Salinger, M.D., M.P.P.

Site: Massachusetts General Hospital

Fellowship Year: 1

Research Interest

  • Evidence-based policymaking, including quasi-experimental design 

  • Health systems innovation that improves equity, access, and alignment of incentives 

  • Impact of technological interventions on healthcare utilization, outcomes and disparities 

  • Behavioral science tools that promote healthy choices beyond the clinical context

Bryant Shuey, M.D.

Site: Department of Population Medicine 

Fellowship Year: 1

Research Interest

  • Opioid regulation and drug policy 

  • Effects of health insurance design on health outcomes 

  • Health policies to promote health equity