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

Pronouns: she/her/hers



Melissa Garrido, PhD, is a health economist, Research Associate Professor in the Department of Health Law, Policy and Management at the Boston University School of Public Health, and Associate Director of the Partnered Evidence-Based Policy Resource Center (PEPReC) at the Boston VA Healthcare System. Dr. Garrido has expertise in causal inference, econometric methods for analyses of large observational datasets, and geriatrics and palliative care. Additional research interests include access to and quality of substance use disorder treatment and mental health care for individuals with serious physical illnesses. She is a Senior Associate Editor at Health Services Research and is a member of the Medicare Evidence Development & Coverage Advisory Committee (MEDCAC) and the Federal Interagency Council on Evaluation Policy. Dr. Garrido received her PhD in Health Services Research, Policy, and Administration from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities 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.


The State Health Insurance Assistance Program - A National Study of a Decentralized Program
05/01/2022 - 04/30/2024 (PI)
The Commonwealth Fund


The State Health Insurance Assistance Program – A National Study of a Decentralized Program
05/01/2022 - 04/30/2024 (PI)
Laura and John Arnold Foundation


A National Analysis of the Extent and Value of Medicare Advantage Physician Networks
05/01/2021 - 01/31/2024 (Subcontract PI)
President and Fellows of Harvard College dba Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health NIH NIA
5R01AG068122-02

HETEROGENEITY IN TREATMENT EFFECT TIMING IN GERIATRICS AND PALLIATIVE CARE STUDIES
09/17/2020 - 08/31/2023 (PI)
NIH/National Institute on Aging
1R56AG068178-01

Evaluation of state actions targeting unethical substance use disorder treatment practices
01/27/2021 - 05/31/2023 (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 - 06/30/2022 (Subcontract PI)
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai NIH NIA
5R01AG060967-04

Detection of Unethical Substance Use Disorder Treatment Providers
11/02/2018 - 09/30/2021 (PI)
Laura and John Arnold Foundation


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
5R21AG058926-02



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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. Mull HJ, Kabdiyeva A, Ndugga N, Gordon SH, Garrido MM, Pizer SD. What is the role of selection bias in quality comparisons between the Veterans Health Administration and community care? Example of elective hernia surgery. Health Serv Res. 2022 Dec 07. PMID: 36477645; DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.14113;
     
  3. Garrido MM, Pearson Sites E, Avila CJ, Pizer SD. Grading Evidence to Support Legislative and Budget Proposals-Veterans Health Administration's Key to Implementing the Evidence Act. Value Health. 2022 Nov 01. PMID: 36332893; DOI: 10.1016/j.jval.2022.10.007;
     
  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. Oseroff BH, Ankuda CK, Bollens-Lund E, Garrido MM, Ornstein KA. Patterns of Healthcare Utilization and Spending Among Homebound Older Adults in the USA: an Observational Study. J Gen Intern Med. 2022 Aug 09. PMID: 35945471; PMCID: PMC9362988; DOI: 10.1007/s11606-022-07742-8;
     
  6. Griffith KN, Schwartzman DA, Pizer SD, Bor J, Kolachalama VB, Jack B, Garrido MM. Local Supply Of Postdischarge Care Options Tied To Hospital Readmission Rates. Health Aff (Millwood). 2022 Jul; 41(7):1036-1044.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35787076; PMCID: PMC9342702; DOI: 10.1377/hlthaff.2021.01991;
     
  7. 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;
     
  8. 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;
     
  9. 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. 2022 May 02.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35501628; PMCID: PMC9060407; DOI: 10.1007/s11606-022-07617-y;
     
  10. Kilbourne AM, Garrido MM, Brown AF. Translating research into policy and action. Health Serv Res. 2022 Jun; 57 Suppl 1:5-8. PMID: 35362119; PMCID: PMC9108221; DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.13980;
     
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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
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