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Research Expertise & Professional Interests Dr. Kavanagh has a national reputation in systems approaches to improve the care of children and adults with sickle cell disease (SCD). The Quality Lead for the Department of Pediatrics, and attending physician in the BMC Pediatric ED, she and colleagues defined and refined treatment standards for children with sickle cell disease, relevant to the Boston-area patient population but also globally. Her federal grants include a K23 from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute. She led the Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA’s) Sickle Cell Disease Newborn Screening Program at BMC. Nationally she Co-Founded and Chaired the Taskforce for Emergency Department Sickle Cell Care Collaborative and serves on the Oversight Steering Committee of HRSA’s Sickle Cell Disease Treatment Demonstration Program, its Data and Measurement Workgroup, the Steering Committee for the American Society of Hematology’s Sickle Cell Disease Coalition, and on the national Sickle Cell Disease Council for Change.
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Concept Anemia, Sickle Cell
Academic Article Communication of positive newborn screening results for sickle cell disease and sickle cell trait: variation across states.
Academic Article Health care utilization and expenditures for privately and publicly insured children with sickle cell disease in the United States.
Academic Article Sickle cell disease-related pediatric medical expenditures in the U.S.
Academic Article Translating scientific advances to improved outcomes for children with sickle cell disease: a timely opportunity.
Academic Article Quality-of-care indicators for children with sickle cell disease.
Academic Article Management of children with sickle cell disease: a comprehensive review of the literature.
Academic Article Weight status of children with sickle cell disease.
Academic Article Setting the agenda for quality improvement in pediatric sickle cell disease.
Academic Article Improvement in influenza vaccination rates in a pediatric sickle cell disease clinic.
Academic Article Medication adherence among pediatric patients with sickle cell disease: a systematic review.
Academic Article Improving the Management of Vaso-Occlusive Episodes in the Pediatric Emergency Department.
Academic Article A comment on improving transcranial Doppler ultrasonography screening in children with sickle cell anemia.
Academic Article Developing a Problem-solving Intervention to Improve Self-Management and Transition Readiness in Adolescents with Sickle Cell Disease.
Grant Patient Navigation in Sickle Cell Disease
Grant Improving Quality of Care for Children with Sickle Cell Disease
Grant Management of Sickle Cell Disease-Related Pain in Children
Academic Article Teaching Versus Nonteaching Hospitals: Where Children With Sickle Cell Disease Receive Their Emergency Department Care.
Academic Article A National Measurement Framework to Assess and Improve Sickle Cell Care in 4 US Regions.
Academic Article EDSC3: Working to Improve Emergency Department Care of Individuals With Sickle Cell Disease.

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