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.

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


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
1R01AG068122-01A1

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 - 11/30/2021 (Subcontract PI)
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai NIH NIA
5R01AG060967-03

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


HETEROGENEITY IN TREATMENT EFFECT TIMING IN GERIATRICS AND PALLIATIVE CARE STUDIES
09/17/2020 - 08/31/2021 (PI)
NIH/National Institute on Aging
1R56AG068178-01

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. Shafer PR, Garrido MM, Pearson E, Palani S, Woodruff A, Lyn AM, Williams KM, Kirsh SR, Pizer SD. Design and implementation of a cluster randomized trial measuring benefits of medical scribes in the VA. Contemp Clin Trials. 2021 Jul; 106:106455.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34048944; DOI: 10.1016/j.cct.2021.106455;
     
  2. Hwang U, Dresden SM, Vargas-Torres C, Kang R, Garrido MM, Loo G, Sze J, Cruz D, Richardson LD, Adams J, Aldeen A, Baumlin KM, Courtney DM, Gravenor S, Grudzen CR, Nimo G, Zhu CW. Association of a Geriatric Emergency Department Innovation Program With Cost Outcomes Among Medicare Beneficiaries. JAMA Netw Open. 2021 03 01; 4(3):e2037334. PMID: 33646311; PMCID: PMC7921898; DOI: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.37334;
     
  3. O'Hanlon CE, Lindvall C, Giannitrapani KF, Garrido M, Ritchie C, Asch S, Gamboa RC, Canning M, Lorenz KA, Walling AM. Expert Stakeholder Prioritization of Process Quality Measures to Achieve Patient- and Family-Centered Palliative and End-of-Life Cancer Care. J Palliat Med. 2021 Feb 19. PMID: 33605800
     
  4. Garrido MM, Lum J, Pizer SD. Vector-based kernel weighting: A simple estimator for improving precision and bias of average treatment effects in multiple treatment settings. Stat Med. 2021 02 28; 40(5):1204-1223.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33327037
     
  5. Minegishi T, Garrido MM, Stein M, Oliva EM, Frakt AB. Opioid Discontinuation Among Patients Receiving High-Dose Long-Term Opioid Therapy in the Veterans Health Administration. J Gen Intern Med. 2020 12; 35(Suppl 3):903-909.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33145683; PMCID: PMC7728867; DOI: 10.1007/s11606-020-06252-9;
     
  6. 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. 2021 05; 61(5):940-947.e3. PMID: 33035651; PMCID: PMC8021616; DOI: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2020.09.040;
     
  7. 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 11; 68(11):2594-2601. PMID: 32776512; PMCID: PMC7722026; DOI: 10.1111/jgs.16715;
     
  8. 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. 2021 02; 17(2):e140-e148. PMID: 32758085
     
  9. 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 07 01; 180(7):1022-1025. PMID: 32453343; PMCID: PMC7251502; DOI: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.1636;
     
  10. 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 04; 68(4):817-825.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31886557
     
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Bar chart showing 63 publications over 14 distinct years, with a maximum of 10 publications in 2017

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20206
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