Kristin Kan

  • 107 Citations
20092019
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Research Interests

Dr. Kan's relationships with families and partnerships with communities, as a primary care pediatrician and health services researcher, motivate her to improve our scientific understanding of health services delivery for children with special health care needs (CSHCN) and to build cross-sectoral solutions to support CSHCNs and their families.

Dr. Kan is a primary care pediatrician and health services and health policy researcher. As a physician-investigator, she aims to inform the design of health policies and programs that optimize health care access and quality of care for children with chronic diseases. Her work will include a central focus on understanding the specific needs that exist for ethnic/minority communities, for whom tailoring of health systems and community-based approaches is important.

She serves patients at the Lurie Children's Uptown Clinic and precepts pediatric residents during continuity clinic.

Training Experience

2013Residency, Seattle Children's Hospital

Education/Academic qualification

MSc, University of Michigan

… → 2015

MD, Johns Hopkins University

… → 2010

MPH, Johns Hopkins University

… → 2009

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Research Output 2009 2019

  • 107 Citations
  • 10 Article
  • 1 Editorial

Disparities persist in asthma-related emergency department visits among Chicago children

Volerman, A., Kan, K., Salem, E., Prachand, N., Warren, C. M., Sighoko, D. & Gupta, R. S., Apr 1 2019, In : Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. 122, 4, p. 417-419.e1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hospital Emergency Service
Asthma

Factors associated with effective inhaler technique among children with moderate to severe asthma

Volerman, A., Fierstein, J., Boon, K., Kanaley, M., Kan, K., Vojta, D. & Gupta, R. S., Nov 1 2019, In : Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. 123, 5, p. 511-512.e1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nebulizers and Vaporizers
Asthma
2 Citations (Scopus)

Childhood adversity and parent perceptions of child resilience

Heard-Garris, N. J., Davis, M. M., Szilagyi, M. & Kan, K., Jun 26 2018, In : BMC Pediatrics. 18, 1, 204.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Logistic Models
Mentors
Child Welfare
Health Personnel
Libraries
3 Citations (Scopus)

Epinephrine auto-injector carriage and use practices among US children, adolescents, and adults

Warren, C. M., Zaslavsky, J. M., Kan, K., Spergel, J. M. & Gupta, R. S., Oct 1 2018, In : Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. 121, 4, p. 479-491 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Epinephrine
Anaphylaxis
Patient Education
Prescriptions
Hypersensitivity
5 Citations (Scopus)

Health care use and health behaviors among young adults with history of parental incarceration

Heard-Garris, N. J., Winkelman, T. N. A., Choi, H., Miller, A. K., Kan, K., Shlafer, R. & Davis, M. M., Sep 1 2018, In : Pediatrics. 142, 3, e20174314.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Behavior
Young Adult
Confidence Intervals
Delivery of Health Care
Fathers