D. Keith McInnes, ScD, MS
Research Associate Professor
Boston University School of Public Health
Dept of Health Law, Policy & Management

ScD, Harvard School of Public Health
MS, Harvard School of Public Health

Keith McInnes conducts research on access to and engagement in health care services for hard to reach, vulnerable populations. Current BU School of Public Health projects include assessing the use of mobile technology to increase chronic disease self-management for persons experiencing homelessness. He has taught a course on the impact of health information technologies on health systems. In addition to his BU School of Public Health appointment, he is a Research Health Scientist in the Center for Healthcare Organization and Implementation Research (CHOIR) at the Bedford, Massachusetts VA Medical Center. He is the PI for a Department of Veterans Affairs Post-Incarceration Engagement project that is evaluating the effectiveness of peer support on physical and behavioral health outcomes for Veterans who have recently been released from incarceration. Other research interests include health informatics, homelessness, and patient self-management of chronic diseases with emphasis on HIV and hepatitis C. Dr. McInnes is Co-Principal Investigator and Implementation Science Coordinator for the VA's Bridging the Care Continuum QUERI Program which is focused on improving access to, and engagement in, care for vulnerable populations including persons who have a co-occurring mental health and substance use disorder, were formerly incarcerated, or are homeless. He also leads a study examining the quality of care for Veterans who are homeless and have hepatitis C. He is a member of the VA’s national My HealtheVet Performance Evaluation Committee and of CHOIR’s Recovery Research Coordinating Committee. Dr. McInnes was the recipient of a Packer Policy Fellowship at the University of Sydney, Australia and was a VA Career Development Awardee.

Bedford VA - Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial VA Hosp

2013-2013 University of Washington, St. Louis: Training Institute for Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health (TIDIRH)
2011-2011 National Library of Medicine: Biomedical Informatics MBL/NLM Course Fellow
2005-2006 Department of General Practice, School of Medicine, University of Sydney (Australia): Packer Policy Fellowship
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  1. Fix GM, Hyde JK, Bolton RE, Parker VA, Dvorin K, Wu J, Skolnik AA, McInnes DK, Midboe AM, Asch SM, Gifford AL, Bokhour BG. The moral discourse of HIV providers within their organizational context: An ethnographic case study. Patient Educ Couns. 2018 Dec; 101(12):2226-2232.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30131263; DOI: 10.1016/j.pec.2018.08.018;.
  2. Khan MR, McGinnis KA, Grov C, Scheidell JD, Hawks L, Edelman EJ, Fiellin DA, McInnes DK, Braithwaite RS, Justice AC, Wang EA. Past year and prior incarceration and HIV transmission risk among HIV-positive men who have sex with men in the US. AIDS Care. 2018 Aug 01; 1-8. PMID: 30064277.
  3. Yakovchenko V, Gifford AL, Matthews KL, Greenstone CL, Tsai J, McInnes DK. Improving VHA's Approach to Community Care: Lessons Learned From an Imperfect Hepatitis C Choice Program. Med Care. 2018 Mar; 56(3):274-276.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29309394.
  4. Swan H, Reisman JI, McDannold SE, Glickman ME, McInnes DK, Gifford AL. The relationship between gastrointestinal symptom attribution, bothersomeness, and antiretroviral adherence among adults with HIV. AIDS Care. 2018 Aug; 30(8):997-1003.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29415554.
  5. Simmons MM, Fincke BG, Drainoni ML, Kim B, Byrne T, Smelson D, Casey K, Ellison ML, Visher C, Blue-Howells J, McInnes DK. A two-state comparative implementation of peer-support intervention to link veterans to health-related services after incarceration: a study protocol. BMC Health Serv Res. 2017 Sep 12; 17(1):647.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28899394.
  6. Tsai J, Yakovchenko V, Jones N, Skolnik A, Noska A, Gifford AL, McInnes DK. "Where's My Choice?" An Examination of Veteran and Provider Experiences With Hepatitis C Treatment Through the Veteran Affairs Choice Program. Med Care. 2017 Jul; 55 Suppl 7 Suppl 1:S13-S19.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28263281; DOI: 10.1097/MLR.0000000000000706;.
  7. Chinman M, McInnes DK, Eisen S, Ellison M, Farkas M, Armstrong M, Resnick SG. Establishing a Research Agenda for Understanding the Role and Impact of Mental Health Peer Specialists. Psychiatr Serv. 2017 Sep 01; 68(9):955-957. PMID: 28617205.
  8. Simmons MM, Gabrielian S, Byrne T, McCullough MB, Smith JL, Taylor TJ, O'Toole TP, Kane V, Yakovchenko V, McInnes DK, Smelson DA. A Hybrid III stepped wedge cluster randomized trial testing an implementation strategy to facilitate the use of an evidence-based practice in VA Homeless Primary Care Treatment Programs. Implement Sci. 2017 Apr 04; 12(1):46.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28376839; DOI: 10.1186/s13012-017-0563-2;.
  9. McInnes DK, Shimada SL, Midboe AM, Nazi KM, Zhao S, Wu J, Garvey CM, Houston TK. Patient Use of Electronic Prescription Refill and Secure Messaging and Its Association With Undetectable HIV Viral Load: A Retrospective Cohort Study. J Med Internet Res. 2017 Feb 15; 19(2):e34.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28202428; DOI: 10.2196/jmir.6932;.
  10. Appenheimer AB, Bokhour B, McInnes DK, Richardson KK, Thurman AL, Beck BF, Vaughan-Sarrazin M, Asch SM, Midboe AM, Taylor T, Dvorin K, Gifford AL, Ohl ME. Should Human Immunodeficiency Virus Specialty Clinics Treat Patients With Hypertension or Refer to Primary Care? An Analysis of Treatment Outcomes. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2017; 4(1):ofx005.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28480278.
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Health informatics
HIV and Hepatitis C
Medication adherence
Post-incarceration reentry
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