Kiersten Strombotne, PhD
Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Public Health
Health Law, Policy & Management

PhD, Yale University
BA, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Kiersten Strombotne is an Assistant Professor of Health Law, Policy & Management at the Boston University School of Public Health. She is also an Investigator at the Partnered Evidence-Based Policy Resource center (PEPReC) at the VA Boston Healthcare Service and a Senior Economic Research Consultant at the American Institutes for Research (AIR). Her research examines the link between risky health behaviors and chronic disease development across the life course. This work reflects a broader interest in understanding how social and behavioral influences can be leveraged to design more effective policy to improve health and alleviate disparities. Professor Strombotne has a PhD in Health Policy and Management from the Yale School of Public Health and a BA in Economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Examining the Role of Peers on Childhood Obesity and Fitness in NYC
08/01/2019 - 07/31/2021 (Subcontract PI)
University of Wisconsin, Madison NIH NICHD


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  1. Auty SG, Barr KD, Frakt AB, Garrido MM, Strombotne KL. Effect of a Veterans Health Administration mandate to case review patients with opioid prescriptions on mortality among patients with opioid use disorder: a secondary analysis of the STORM randomized control trial. Addiction. 2022 Dec 10.View Related Profiles. PMID: 36495477; DOI: 10.1111/add.16110;
  2. Feyman Y, Avila CJ, Auty S, Mulugeta M, Strombotne K, Legler A, Griffith K. Racial and ethnic disparities in excess mortality among U.S. veterans during the COVID-19 pandemic. Health Serv Res. 2022 Dec 07. PMID: 36478574; PMCID: PMC9878051; DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.14112;
  3. Feyman Y, Figueroa SM, Yuan Y, Price ME, Kabdiyeva A, Nebeker JR, Ward MC, Shafer PR, Pizer SD, Strombotne KL. Effect of mental health staffing inputs on suicide-related events. Health Serv Res. 2022 Sep 11.View Related Profiles. PMID: 36089760; DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.14064;
  4. Garrido MM, Jones DK, Woodruff A, Strombotne K, Palani S, Zahakos S, Adelberg M, Pizer SD, Frakt AB. Detecting fraud, waste, and abuse in substance use disorder treatment. Health Serv Res. 2022 Oct; 57(5):997-1000.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35932224; PMCID: PMC9441269; DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.14046;
  5. Minegishi T, Garrido MM, Lewis ET, Oliva EM, Pizer SD, Strombotne KL, Trafton JA, Tenso K, Sohoni PS, Frakt AB. Randomized Policy Evaluation of the Veterans Health Administration Stratification Tool for Opioid Risk Mitigation (STORM). J Gen Intern Med. 2022 Nov; 37(14):3746-3750.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35715661; PMCID: PMC9585134; DOI: 10.1007/s11606-022-07622-1;
  6. Reger MA, Lauver MG, Manchester C, Abraham TH, Landes SJ, Garrido MM, Griffin C, Woods JA, Strombotne KL, Hughes G. Development of the Veterans Crisis Line Caring Letters Suicide Prevention Intervention. Health Serv Res. 2022 Jun; 57 Suppl 1:42-52.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35403233; PMCID: PMC9108218; DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.13985;
  7. Strombotne KL, Legler A, Minegishi T, Trafton JA, Oliva EM, Lewis ET, Sohoni P, Garrido MM, Pizer SD, Frakt AB. Effect of a Predictive Analytics-Targeted Program in Patients on Opioids: a Stepped-Wedge Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial. J Gen Intern Med. 2023 Feb; 38(2):375-381.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35501628; PMCID: PMC9060407; DOI: 10.1007/s11606-022-07617-y;
  8. Feyman Y, Auty SG, Tenso K, Strombotne KL, Legler A, Griffith KN. County-Level Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Excess Mortality Among U.S. Veterans: A Population-Based Study. Lancet Reg Health Am. 2022 Jan; 5:100093. PMID: 34778864; PMCID: PMC8577544; DOI: 10.1016/j.lana.2021.100093;
  9. Strombotne KL, Lum J, Ndugga NJ, Utech AE, Pizer SD, Frakt AB, Conlin PR. Effectiveness of a ketogenic diet and virtual coaching intervention for patients with diabetes: A difference-in-differences analysis. Diabetes Obes Metab. 2021 12; 23(12):2643-2650.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34351035; PMCID: PMC8789005; DOI: 10.1111/dom.14515;
  10. Strombotne K, Sindelar J, Buckell J. Who, me? Optimism bias about US teenagers' ability to quit vaping. Addiction. 2021 11; 116(11):3180-3187. PMID: 33891783; PMCID: PMC8492482; DOI: 10.1111/add.15525;
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