Erika L. Crable, MPH
Research Fellow
Boston University
Evans Center for Implementation & Improvement Sciences

Erika Crable, PhD, MPH, is a Research Fellow in the Evans Center for Implementation and Improvement Sciences at the Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine. In 2018, she was selected to participate in the Lifespan/Brown University Criminal Justice Research Training Program on Substance Use, HIV, and Comorbidities, funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse. She is also a doctoral candidate in the Health Services Research program in the Department of Health Law, Policy and Management at Boston University School of Public Health.

Her areas of expertise include research on substance use treatment delivery systems, Medicaid policy, implementation science and qualitative research methods. Her research focuses on safety net populations, with a special focus on addressing access to quality care for individuals living with substance use disorders (SUD), mental illness and HIV/AIDS.

Prior to joining Boston University, Erika Crable worked as a Research Leader at IBM Watson Health, leading research on a variety of federally-funded projects evaluating policies and interventions to improve access to SUD treatment, and provided technical assistance to state Medicaid agencies under the Medicaid Innovation Accelerator Program.

Erika earned a Masters of Public Health from Boston University School of Public Health, and a Bachelors in Anthropology and Journalism from American University in Washington, D.C.

The Lifespan/Brown Criminal Justice Research Program on Substance Use and HIV: Demystifying Implementation: Substance Use Disorder Service Delivery Reform in Medicaid
12/01/2019 - 11/30/2021 (Subcontract PI)
The Miriam Hospital NIH NIDA


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  1. Wurcel AG, London K, Crable EL, Cocchi N, Koutoujian PJ, Winkelman TNA. Medicaid Inmate Exclusion Policy and Infectious Diseases Care for Justice-Involved Populations. Emerg Infect Dis. 2024 Apr; 30(13):S94-S99. PMID: 38561870; PMCID: PMC10986832; DOI: 10.3201/eid3013.230742;
  2. Last BS, Crable EL, Khazanov GK, Scheinfeld LP, McGinty EE, Purtle J. Impact of U.S. Federal Loan Repayment Programs on the Behavioral Health Workforce: Scoping Review. Psychiatr Serv. 2024 Feb 19; appips20230258. PMID: 38369883
  3. Su HI, Kaiser BN, Crable EL, Ortega RF, Yoeun SW, Economou MA, Fernandez E, Romero SAD, Aarons GA, McMenamin SB. Implementation of state health insurance benefit mandates for cancer-related fertility preservation: following policy through a complex system. Implement Sci. 2024 Feb 16; 19(1):14. PMID: 38365808; PMCID: PMC10870606; DOI: 10.1186/s13012-024-01343-1;
  4. Van Deinse TB, Zielinski MJ, Holliday SB, Rudd BN, Crable EL. The application of implementation science methods in correctional health intervention research: a systematic review. Implement Sci Commun. 2023 Nov 24; 4(1):149. PMID: 38001546; PMCID: PMC10675852; DOI: 10.1186/s43058-023-00521-4;
  5. O'Hagan B, Foster S, Ursitti A, Crable EL, Friedman AJ, Bartolotti L, Krauss S. Elucidating the Perspectives of Autistic Youth About Their Health Care Experiences: A Qualitative Study. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2024 Jan 01; 45(1):e39-e45. PMID: 37871276
  6. Kim B, Cruden G, Crable EL, Quanbeck A, Mittman BS, Wagner AD. A structured approach to applying systems analysis methods for examining implementation mechanisms. Implement Sci Commun. 2023 Oct 19; 4(1):127. PMID: 37858215; PMCID: PMC10588196; DOI: 10.1186/s43058-023-00504-5;
  7. Irene Su H, Kaiser B, Crable E, Ortega RF, Yoeun SW, Economou M, Fernandez E, Romero SA, Aarons GA, McMenamin SB. Implementation of state health insurance benefit mandates for cancer-related fertility preservation: Following policy through a complex system. Res Sq. 2023 Oct 09. PMID: 37886467; PMCID: PMC10602193; DOI: 10.21203/;
  8. Cruden G, Crable EL, Lengnick-Hall R, Purtle J. Who's "in the room where it happens"? A taxonomy and five-step methodology for identifying and characterizing policy actors. Implement Sci Commun. 2023 Sep 18; 4(1):113. PMID: 37723580; PMCID: PMC10506261; DOI: 10.1186/s43058-023-00492-6;
  9. Crable EL, Grogan CM, Purtle J, Roesch SC, Aarons GA. Correction: Tailoring dissemination strategies to increase evidence-informed policymaking for opioid use disorder treatment: study protocol. Implement Sci Commun. 2023 Mar 17; 4(1):28. PMID: 36932418; PMCID: PMC10021924; DOI: 10.1186/s43058-023-00406-6;
  10. Stadnick NA, Viglione C, Crable EL, Montoya JL, Gholami M, Su I, Rabin B. Enhancing review criteria for dissemination and implementation science grants. Implement Sci Commun. 2023 Feb 21; 4(1):17. PMID: 36810106; PMCID: PMC9945623; DOI: 10.1186/s43058-023-00399-2;
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