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, where she is the Director of the Health Policy & Law program for MPH students. She is also an Investigator at the Partnered Evidence-Based Policy Resource center (PEPReC) at the VA Boston Healthcare System.

Her research focuses on the complex interplay between social, economic, and policy determinants of health, specifically examining areas such as obesity, chronic disease, and mental health. 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.

Prior to joining BU, Professor Strombotne spent several years as an economic research consultant for AIR and RTI International. She holds a PhD in Health Policy & 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. Strombotne KL, Li Y, Adams RS, Sadej ID, Garrido MM. Veterans Crisis Line Contacts After the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline Rollout. Am J Prev Med. 2024 Mar 18.View Related Profiles. PMID: 38508424
  2. Garrido MM, Legler A, Strombotne KL, Frakt AB. Differences in adverse outcomes across race and ethnicity among Veterans with similar predicted risks of an overdose or suicide-related event. Pain Med. 2024 Feb 01; 25(2):125-130.View Related Profiles. PMID: 37738604
  3. Rudel RK, Byhoff E, Strombotne KL, Drainoni ML, Greece JA. Healthcare-based food assistance programmes in the United States: a scoping review and typology. J Nutr Sci. 2023; 12:e128.View Related Profiles. PMID: 38155805; PMCID: PMC10753472; DOI: 10.1017/jns.2023.111;
  4. Strombotne KL, Lum J, Pizer SD, Figueroa S, Frakt AB, Conlin PR. Clinical effectiveness and cost-impact after 2?years of a ketogenic diet and virtual coaching intervention for patients with diabetes. Diabetes Obes Metab. 2024 Mar; 26(3):1016-1022.View Related Profiles. PMID: 38082469
  5. Palani S, Pizer SD, Avila CJ, Frakt AB, Strombotne KL, Garrido MM. A benchmarking approach for characterizing providers’ patterns of treating patients with substance use disorder. Healthcare Analytics. 2023; (3):100134. View Publication
  6. Li Y, Barr KD, Trafton JA, Oliva EM, Garrido MM, Frakt AB, Strombotne KL. Impact of Mandated Case Review Policy on Opioid Discontinuation and Mortality Among High-Risk Long-Term Opioid Therapy Patients: The STORM Stepped-Wedge Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial. Subst Abus. 2023 Oct; 44(4):292-300.View Related Profiles. PMID: 37830514
  7. Finkelstein EA, Chodavadia PA, Strombotne K. A systematic review of the economic value proposition for commercially available nonsurgical weight-loss interventions. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2023 Jul; 31(7):1725-1733. PMID: 37231621
  8. Tenso K, Strombotne KL, Feyman Y, Auty SG, Legler A, Griffith KN. Excess Mortality at Veterans Health Administration Facilities During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Med Care. 2023 Jul 01; 61(7):456-461.View Related Profiles. PMID: 37219062; PMCID: PMC10353262; DOI: 10.1097/MLR.0000000000001866;
  9. Tenso K, Avila CJD, Garrido M, Lauver M, Reger MA, Legler A, Strombotne K. The use of crisis line services during the COVID-19 pandemic: Evidence from the veterans health administration. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2023; 82:101-102.View Related Profiles. PMID: 36858847; PMCID: PMC9916126; DOI: 10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2023.02.001;
  10. 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. 2023 May; 118(5):870-879.View Related Profiles. PMID: 36495477; DOI: 10.1111/add.16110;
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