• 97 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

  • 97 Citations
  • 9 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

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
1 Citation (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
3 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

Health Insurance Enrollment of Children and Young Adults in Wayne County, Michigan: A Qualitative Evaluation

Kan, K., Lichtenstein, R., Famulare, M., Jensen, A., Kowalski-Dobson, T., Pettway, J., Ramirez, E., Tariq, M. & Patel, MR., Feb 23 2018, In : Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice. 10, 4

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle