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Assistant Professor
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

MD, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
MSc, Boston University School of Public Health
BS, Cornell University

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Kelsey A. Egan, MD, MSc is a general pediatrician at Boston Medical Center and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine. She has a BS in Human Biology, Health, and Society from Cornell University, an MD from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, and an MSc in Epidemiology from the Boston University School of Public Health.

Dr. Egan's research interests focus on improving clinical-community integration in order to decrease inequities in health outcomes for children and families. She is particularly interested in developing and implementing interventions to prevent food insecurity in early childhood, a critical time period of rapid growth and development that forms the foundation for future health and well-being. She is interested in the use of health information technology to improve integration between pediatric primary care and federal food assistance programs, including the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC).

Multi-level determinants of early introduction of sugar-swee
01/01/2021 - 04/30/2022 (PI)
Academic Pediatric Association


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  1. Alatorre S, Schwarz AG, Egan KA, Feldman AR, Rosa M, Wang ML. Exploring Social Media Preferences for Healthy Weight Management Interventions Among Adolescents of Color: Mixed Methods Study. JMIR Pediatr Parent. 2023 May 08; 6:e43961.View Related Profiles. PMID: 37155230; PMCID: PMC10203922; DOI: 10.2196/43961;
  2. Egan KA, Luo M, Perkins M, Castro I, Sandel M, Kistin CJ, Taveras EM, Fiechtner L. Association between unmet social needs and healthy lifestyle parenting behaviors. Front Pediatr. 2023; 11:1015610.View Related Profiles. PMID: 36911012; PMCID: PMC9995900; DOI: 10.3389/fped.2023.1015610;
  3. Egan KA, Lo BK, Haneuse S, Davison KK, Redline S, Taveras EM. Associations of Maternal Consumption of Sugary Beverages in Pregnancy With Infant Weight Status. Acad Pediatr. 2023 Jan-Feb; 23(1):109-116. PMID: 35577285; PMCID: PMC9653508; DOI: 10.1016/j.acap.2022.05.007;
  4. Egan KA, Waring ME, Wang ML. Pilot Intervention Targeting Sugary Drink Intake Associated With Improvements in Adolescent Sleep Duration. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2022 03; 54(3):276-281.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34920968
  5. Egan KA, Xuan Z, Silverstein M. Realizing the Potential of Nurse Home Visiting. Pediatrics. 2021 02; 147(2).View Related Profiles. PMID: 33483449
  6. Wang ML, Minyé HM, Egan KA, Heaton B. Community-based sugar-sweetened beverage intervention associated with short-term improvements in self-rated oral health. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol. 2021 08; 49(4):362-368.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33389770
  7. Egan KA, Sevush-Garcy JL, Lukovic E, Sherzai AZ, Yaghi S. Clinical Reasoning: A 58-year-old man with right facial numbness. Neurology. 2015 Oct 20; 85(16):e124-7. PMID: 26481932
  8. Monterrosa EC, Frongillo EA, Neufeld LM, Egan KA, Ramakrishnan U, Rasmussen KM. Maternal pre-pregnancy body mass index is not associated with infant and young child feeding in low-income Mexican children 1-24 months old. Matern Child Nutr. 2015 Apr; 11(2):215-28. PMID: 23061488
  9. Linebarger JS, Sahler OJ, Egan KA. Coping with death. Pediatr Rev. 2009 Sep; 30(9):350-5; quiz 356. PMID: 19726701

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Bar chart showing 9 publications over 6 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2021


2021 Academic Pediatric Association: Research in Academic Pediatrics Initiative on Diversity (RAPID) Scholar
2021 Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting 2021 Trainee Registration Grant
2021 Boston University School of Public Health: Delta Omega Honor Society
2020 CTSA Un-Meeting on Lifespan and Life Course Research Travel Award
2019 Boston Combined Residency Program: Victor Tesoriero and Monica Ogelsby Neighborhood Health Center Award
2016 Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons: Gold Humanism Honor Society
2015 Columbia University IFAP: Global Health Research Scholar
2010 Cornell University College of Human Ecology: KON Honor Society
In addition to these self-described keywords below, a list of MeSH based concepts is available here.

Food Insecurity
Early Childhood Nutrition
Federal Food Assistance Programs
Clinical-Community Integration

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