Michael Poulson
Clinical Instructor
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

Michael is a resident physician and clinical instructor in general surgery at Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center. He is a graduate of the University of Michigan, Loyola University-Chicago, and Georgetown University School of Medicine. He graduated with a Master in Public Health in health policy from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in December 2020. His research focuses on changes to the built environment resulting from structural racism and racist housing policies that lead to disproportionate health outcomes and victimization of firearm violence. His work touches on cancer outcomes, firearm violence, and surgical outcomes as they relate to issues of racist policies, social mobility, and reparations. He leads the Boston Medical Center resident health equity group, is research chair of Socially Responsible Surgery, and active in legislative advocacy through the American College of Surgeons.

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  1. Poulson M, Jay J, Kenzik K, Torres C, Sanchez SE, Saillant N, Holena D, Galea S, Scantling D. Death by the minute: Inequities in trauma care for victims of firearm violence. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2024 Apr 01; 96(4):589-595.View Related Profiles. PMID: 37994476
  2. Poulson MR, Neufeld MY, Laraja A, Allee L, Kenzik KM, Dechert T. The effect of historic redlining on firearm violence. J Natl Med Assoc. 2023 Aug; 115(4):421-427.View Related Profiles. PMID: 37365061
  3. Poulson MR, Geary A, Papageorge M, Laraja A, Sacks O, Hall J, Kenzik KM. The effect of medicare and screening guidelines on colorectal cancer outcomes. J Natl Med Assoc. 2023 Feb; 115(1):90-98.View Related Profiles. PMID: 36470707
  4. Poulson MR, Neufeld MY, LaRaja A, Allee L, Kenzik KM, Dechert T. Historic redlining, social mobility, and firearm violence. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2023 Feb 01; 94(2):312-319.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35939375
  5. Poulson MR, Papageorge MV, LaRaja AS, Kenzik KM, Sachs TE. Socioeconomic Mediation of Racial Segregation in Pancreatic Cancer Treatment and Outcome Disparities. Ann Surg. 2023 Aug 01; 278(2):246-252.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35837973
  6. Poulson M. Racist Factors Underlying Prostate Cancer Disparities. JAMA Oncol. 2022 May 01; 8(5):696-697. PMID: 35238911
  7. Neufeld MY, Poulson M, Sanchez SE, Siegel MB. State firearm laws and nonfatal firearm injury-related inpatient hospitalizations: A nationwide panel study. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2022 03 01; 92(3):581-587.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34711793
  8. Poulson MR, Geary A, Annesi C, Dechert T, Kenzik K, Hall J. The Impact of Income and Social Mobility on Colorectal Cancer Outcomes and Treatment: A Cross-sectional Study. Ann Surg. 2022 03 01; 275(3):546-550.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34954755
  9. Poulson MR, Kenzik KM, Singh S, Pavesi F, Steiling K, Litle VR, Suzuki K. Redlining, structural racism, and lung cancer screening disparities. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 06; 163(6):1920-1930.e2.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34774325
  10. Poulson M, Neufeld MY, Dechert T, Allee L, Kenzik KM. Historic redlining, structural racism, and firearm violence: A structural equation modeling approach. Lancet Reg Health Am. 2021 Nov; 3.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34888540; PMCID: PMC8654098; DOI: 10.1016/j.lana.2021.100052;
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