Melissa Garrido, PhD
Research Associate Professor
Boston University School of Public Health
Dept of Health Law, Policy & Management

PhD, University of Minnesota at Twin Cities

Melissa Garrido, PhD, is a health services researcher and Associate Director of the Partnered Evidence-Based Policy Resource Center (PEPReC) at the VA Boston Healthcare Service. She is also a Research Associate Professor in the Department of Health Law, Policy and Management at the Boston University School of Public Health. She received her PhD in Health Services Research, Policy, and Administration from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities in 2008 and completed an NIMH postdoctoral traineeship in mental health services research at the Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research at Rutgers University in 2010. Her research focuses on mental health care access and quality for individuals with serious physical illnesses and on econometric methods.

2012-2017 Veterans Affairs HSR&D Career Development Awardee
2005-2007 AHRQ/National Research Service Award (NRSA) Traineeship
2003-2005 School of Public Health Merit Fellowship

09/17/2020 - 08/31/2021 (PI)
NIH/National Institute on Aging

Detection of Unethical Substance Use Disorder Treatment Providers
11/02/2018 - 03/31/2021 (PI)
Laura and John Arnold Foundation

Home, but homebound: The impact of caregiving, financial, and community resources on the lives of individuals with dementia
02/01/2019 - 11/30/2020 (Subcontract PI)
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai NIH NIA

Building the Geriatric Emergency care Applied Research (GEAR) network
08/15/2018 - 07/31/2020 (Subcontract PI)
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai NIH NIA


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  1. Woodrell CD, Goldstein NE, Moreno JR, Schiano TD, Schwartz ME, Garrido MM. Inpatient Specialty-Level Palliative Care is Delivered Late in the Course of Hepatocellular Carcinoma and Associated with Lower Hazard of Hospital Readmission. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2020 Oct 06. PMID: 33035651
  2. Ornstein KA, Garrido MM, Bollens-Lund E, Reckrey JM, Husain M, Ferreira KB, Liu SH, Ankuda CK, Kelley AS, Siu AL. The Association Between Income and Incident Homebound Status Among Older Medicare Beneficiaries. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2020 Aug 10. PMID: 32776512
  3. O'Hanlon CE, Lindvall C, Lorenz KA, Giannitrapani KF, Garrido M, Asch SM, Wenger N, Malin J, Dy SM, Canning M, Gamboa RC, Walling AM. Measure Scan and Synthesis of Palliative and End-of-Life Process Quality Measures for Advanced Cancer. JCO Oncol Pract. 2020 Aug 06; OP2000240. PMID: 32758085
  4. Ornstein KA, Garrido MM, Bollens-Lund E, Husain M, Ferreira K, Kelley AS, Siu AL. Estimation of the Incident Homebound Population in the US Among Older Medicare Beneficiaries, 2012 to 2018. JAMA Intern Med. 2020 Jul 01; 180(7):1022-1025. PMID: 32453343
  5. Carpenter JG, Ersek M, Nelson F, Kinder D, Wachterman M, Smith D, Murray A, Garrido MM. A National Study of End-of-Life Care among Older Veterans with Hearing and Vision Loss. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2020 Apr; 68(4):817-825.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31886557
  6. Dresden SM, Hwang U, Garrido MM, Sze J, Kang R, Vargas-Torres C, Courtney DM, Loo G, Rosenberg M, Richardson L. Geriatric Emergency Department Innovations: The Impact of Transitional Care Nurses on 30-day Readmissions for Older Adults. Acad Emerg Med. 2020 01; 27(1):43-53. PMID: 31663245
  7. Kilbourne AM, Braganza MZ, Bowersox NW, Goodrich DE, Miake-Lye I, Floyd N, Garrido MM, Frakt AB, Bever CT, Vega R, Ramoni R. Research Lifecycle to Increase the Substantial Real-world Impact of Research: Accelerating Innovations to Application. Med Care. 2019 10; 57 Suppl 10 Suppl 3:S206-S212.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31517789
  8. Yuan Y, Thomas KS, Frakt AB, Pizer SD, Garrido MM. Users Of Veteran-Directed Care And Other Purchased Care Have Similar Hospital Use And Costs Over Time. Health Aff (Millwood). 2019 06; 38(6):1037-1045.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31158026
  9. Siu AL, Zimbroff RM, Federman AD, DeCherrie LV, Garrido M, Morano B, Lubetsky S, Catalan E, Leff B. The effect of adapting Hospital at Home to facilitate implementation and sustainment on program drift or voltage drop. BMC Health Serv Res. 2019 Apr 29; 19(1):264. PMID: 31035973
  10. Ornstein KA, Garrido MM, Siu AL, Bollens-Lund E, Rahman OK, Kelley AS. An Examination of Downstream Effects of Bereavement on Healthcare Utilization for Surviving Spouses in a National Sample of Older Adults. Pharmacoeconomics. 2019 04; 37(4):585-596. PMID: 30864065
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