Dr. Demers is a mixed-methods researcher with over 10 years of evaluation experience. Her quantitative expertise lies in the application of advanced regression techniques such as hierarchical linear modeling and structural equation modeling, the development of valid and reliable survey instruments, the creation of observation and scoring rubrics, and best practices for estimating inter-rater reliability. Her qualitative expertise is focused on the collection and analysis of interview data, specifically the assessment of fidelity of implementation and participation in education interventions.
Boston University School of Medicine
Education Evaluation Core
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Jawa R, Saravanan N, Burrowes SAB, Demers L. A call for training graduate medical students on harm reduction for people who inject drugs. Subst Abus. 2021 Jun 04; 1-3.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34086530
Remein CD, Childs E, Pasco JC, Trinquart L, Flynn DB, Wingerter SL, Bhasin RM, Demers LB, Benjamin EJ. Content and outcomes of narrative medicine programmes: a systematic review of the literature through 2019. BMJ Open. 2020 01 26; 10(1):e031568.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31988222; PMCID: PMC7045204; DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-031568;
Buitron de la Vega, P.,Sanchez M.J.,Phitayakorn, R., Demers, L.B.; and Kudrath, W. . How to Develop and Utilize Cognitive Learning Theory-Supported Mind Maps for Health Professional Students and Educators. Resources in Surgical Education (RISE). 2019.
Stylianou, D, Stroud, R, Cassidy, M, Stephens, A, Knuth, E, Gardiner, A & Demers, LB. Putting early algebra in the hands of elementary school teachers: examining fidelity of implementation and its relation to student performance. Infancia y Aprendizaje (Journal for the Study of Education and Development). 2019.
Childs E, Demers LB. Qualitative Coding Boot Camp: An Intensive Training and Overview for Clinicians, Educators, and Administrators. MedEdPORTAL. 2018 10 26; 14:10769. PMID: 30800969; PMCID: PMC6342422; DOI: 10.15766/mep_2374-8265.10769;
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Through my work as Director of the Education Evaluation Core I mentor faculty, fellows, residents and students who are interested in medical education research. Specifically, I provide support around hypothesis and research question development, study design, data collection and analysis, and preparing manuscripts for publication. I am always happy to meet with clinician educators at any level to discuss all things research related, on a regular or ad hoc basis.
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