Last Name

Lynn A. Garvin, PhD, MBA

TitleClinical Assistant Professor
InstitutionBoston University School of Public Health
DepartmentHealth Law, Policy & Management
Address715 Albany Street, T342W
Boston MA 02118
Other Positions
InstitutionVA Boston Healthcare System

 Research Expertise & Professional Interests
Lynn A. Garvin, PhD, MBA is a Clinical Assistant Professor at Boston University's School of Public Health and an Investigator with VA Boston Healthcare System. Focusing on patient engagement and health information technology (HIT), her research focuses on how health care providers and patients use HIT for improved outcomes and more effective, efficient care. Dr. Garvin's research with VA developed and validated measures of Veterans' digital patient engagement using the My HealtheVet patient portal, focusing on Blue Button personal health record, secure email messaging and other provider-based online tools. Her current research extends to healthcare operations management and to care coordination and post-acute care for underserved populations. Dr. Garvin holds a PhD in Health Policy from Brandeis University's Heller School of Social Policy, an MBA from Harvard Business School, and a BA from Wellesley College. Prior to receiving her doctorate, she served as VP of Corporate Communications for EMD Millipore, a division of Merck KGaA, and held leadership positions at Boston Children’s Hospital, IBM/Lotus Software and P&G/Gillette.

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  1. Hogan TP, Nazi KM, Luger TM, Amante DJ, Smith BM, Barker A, Shimada SL, Volkman JE, Garvin L, Simon SR, Houston TK. Technology-assisted patient access to clinical information: an evaluation framework for blue button. JMIR Res Protoc. 2014; 3(1):e18. PMID: 24675395.
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