Caroline Kistin, MD, MSc
Associate Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Pediatrics
General Pediatrics

MD, University of New Mexico School of Medicine

Pronouns: she/her/hers



I am a general academic pediatrician and health services researcher with a focus on strengthening families and preventing child maltreatment. I am clinically trained in Pediatrics and have a Masters of Science in Epidemiology. My prior research has focused on improving the quality of care provided for abused and neglected children by child protection teams, improving communication of recommended parenting practices in general pediatrics, and developing selective child maltreatment prevention interventions for high-risk families. I also teach and write about evidence-based theory and methods as they apply to health services research. My research has been funded by NICHD, PCORI, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

I am the Program Director for the General Academic Pediatric fellowship at Boston Medical Center/Boston University School of Medicine. Our fellowship is part of a larger multidisciplinary fellowship program that is a collaboration between the Departments of Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, and Family Medicine. I am committed to providing high-level research and career mentorship to undergraduates, medical students, residents, and pediatric fellows.

Boston Medical Center



2005 University of New Mexicon : Alpha Omega Alpha
2000 University of Michigan: Phi Beta Kappa


Boston University Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) Program KL2
05/01/2012 - 04/30/2014 (SP Co-PI of Sub-Project / SP)
PI: David M. Center, MD
NIH/National Center for Health Research Resources
3KL2TR000158-05S1


A Medical Home-Based Intervention to Prevent Child Neglect in High-Risk Families
09/01/2016 - 08/31/2020 (PI)
CDC-NCIPC
5R01CE002820-02

Dissemination and Implementation of Effective Childhood Obesity Treatment Innovations
07/01/2019 - 06/30/2020 (PI)
Mass General Hosp NIH-NHLBI

A Theory Based Intervention to Prevent Child Neglect in High-Risk Families
08/01/2014 - 07/31/2019 (PI)
NIH-NICHD
5K23HD078503-04


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  1. Marcil LE, Campbell JI, Silva KE, Hughes D, Salim S, Nguyen HT, Kissler K, Hole MK, Michelson CD, Kistin CJ. Women's Experiences of the Effect of Financial Strain on Parenting and Mental Health. J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs. 2020 Aug 18.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32822649
     
  2. Simione M, Frost HM, Cournoyer R, Mini FN, Cassidy J, Craddock C, Moreland J, Wallace J, Metlay J, Kistin CJ, Sease K, Hambidge SJ, Taveras EM. Engaging stakeholders in the adaptation of the Connect for Health pediatric weight management program for national implementation. Implement Sci Commun. 2020; 1:55. PMID: 32885211
     
  3. Kistin CJ, Touw S, Collins H, Sporn N, Finnegan KE. Impact of a community-delivered parenting curriculum on perceived parenting stress and parent-reported outcomes in a low-income diverse population. Fam Syst Health. 2020 Mar; 38(1):57-73. PMID: 31928033
     
  4. Perdomo J, Tolliver D, Hsu H, He Y, Nash KA, Donatelli S, Mateo C, Akagbosu C, Alizadeh F, Power-Hays A, Rainer T, Zheng DJ, Kistin CJ, Vinci RJ, Michelson CD. Health Equity Rounds: An Interdisciplinary Case Conference to Address Implicit Bias and Structural Racism for Faculty and Trainees. MedEdPORTAL. 2019 11 22; 15:10858.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32166114
     
  5. Kistin CJ, Rothman EF, Bair-Merritt MH. Deadly Adolescent Intimate Partner Violence and the Need for Youth-Specific Strategies for Effective Intervention. JAMA Pediatr. 2019 06 01; 173(6):524-525.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30985882
     
  6. Ragavan MI, Griffith K, Bair-Merritt M, Cabral HJ, Kistin CJ. First-Generation Immigrant Mothers Report Less Spanking of 1-Year-Old Children Compared with Mothers of Other Immigrant Generations. Matern Child Health J. 2019 Apr; 23(4):496-503.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30600510
     
  7. Lemkin A, Walls M, Kistin CJ, Bair-Merritt M. Educators' Perspectives of Collaboration With Pediatricians to Support Low-Income Children. J Sch Health. 2019 04; 89(4):300-307.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30734291
     
  8. Howard MB, Wachman E, Levesque EM, Schiff DM, Kistin CJ, Parker MG. The Joys and Frustrations of Breastfeeding and Rooming-In Among Mothers With Opioid Use Disorder: A Qualitative Study. Hosp Pediatr. 2018 12; 8(12):761-768.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30401783
     
  9. Parker MG, Lopera AM, Kalluri NS, Kistin CJ. "I Felt Like I Was a Part of Trying to Keep My Baby Alive": Perspectives of Hispanic and Non-Hispanic Black Mothers in Providing Milk for Their Very Preterm Infants. Breastfeed Med. 2018 12; 13(10):657-665.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30299981
     
  10. Silverstein M, Diaz-Linhart Y, Cabral H, Beardslee W, Broder-Fingert S, Kistin CJ, Patts G, Feinberg E. Engaging Mothers With Depressive Symptoms in Care: Results of a Randomized Controlled Trial in Head Start. Psychiatr Serv. 2018 11 01; 69(11):1175-1180.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30256184
     
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Child Maltreatment
Pediatrics
Health Services Research

I am the Fellowship Director for the General Academic Pediatrics fellowship. My research focuses on strengthening families and preventing child maltreatment. I have mentored students, residents, and fellows.

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