Last Name

Chris Louis, PhD

TitleClinical Assistant Professor
InstitutionBoston University School of Public Health
DepartmentHealth Law, Policy & Management
Address715 Albany Street, Talbot 261
Boston MA 02118
 Research Expertise & Professional Interests
Dr. Louis’ primary research interests reside in healthcare organization and delivery, cancer care, and Medicaid reform. He has published recently on cancer patient navigation and his current work examines delays in breast cancer diagnosis and structural design issues that influence cancer care delivery. Dr. Louis also has nearly a decade of health care industry experience in health system strategy, operations, and project management. Moreover, he has worked in multiple industry settings across the U.S. including non-profit and for-profit health systems, consulting, and physician practices. Dr. Louis earned his PhD from Penn State University in Health Policy & Administration. He also holds a MHA from the University of Florida and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the Jack Welch College of Business at Sacred Heart University.

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  1. Louis CJ, Clark JR, Hillemeier MM, Camacho F, Yao N, Anderson RT. The Effects of Hospital Characteristics on Delays in Breast Cancer Diagnosis in Appalachian Communities: A Population-Based Study. J Rural Health. 2017 Jan 19. PMID: 28102909.
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  2. Anderson RT, Yang TC, Matthews SA, Camacho F, Kern T, Mackley HB, Kimmick G, Louis C, Lengerich E, Yao N. Breast cancer screening, area deprivation, and later-stage breast cancer in Appalachia: does geography matter? Health Serv Res. 2014 Apr; 49(2):546-67. PMID: 24117371.
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  3. Lengerich, G., Aumiller, B., Bencivenga, M., Louis, C., Fleisher, L., and Dignan, M. Systematic Assessment of Cancer Patient Navigation in Appalachia: Results from the Appalachia Community Cancer Network. 2013; 4(3):34-46.
  4. Louis, C., Clark, J., Holmes, K., Aumiller, B., and Lengerich, G. Spanning Boundaries: System Dynamics, Externalities and Patient Navigation. 2013; 3(4):13-31.
  5. Hearld, L., Alexander, J., Bodenschatz, L., Louis, C. and O'Hora, J. Decision-making Fairness and Consensus Building in Multi-sector Health Care Alliances. Nonprofit Management and Leadership. 2013; 24(2):139-161.
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