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Michaela June Kerrissey, Ph.D.

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Michaela Kerrissey, PhD, MS, is an Assistant Professor of Management in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Dr. Kerrissey's research explores how healthcare organizations innovate, improve, and integrate services. In particular, her work has examined the factors that enable care integration, teamwork, quality improvement, and organizational learning. She has received numerous awards, including the Outstanding Doctoral Research Award in Healthcare Management from Emerald/EFMG, Best Conference Paper from the Interdisciplinary Network for Group Research, and Best Paper Proceedings from the Academy of Management. Her research has been published in leading journals such as Health Affairs, Medical Care Research and Review, and the Health Care Management Review.

Dr. Kerrissey has taught at both Harvard College and the Harvard Chan School. Her courses include Organizational Behavior and Leadership in Health Care, Negotiation, and Research in Global Health and Health Policy. She has received several teaching awards, including the Derek Bok Award for Excellence in Graduate Student Teaching of Undergraduates in 2016.

Dr. Kerrissey received a B.A. from Duke University, a Masters of Science in Health Policy and Management from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and a PhD in Health Policy Management from Harvard University. Her experience also includes positions as Consulting Team Leader at The Bridgespan Group and as Program Design Specialist at Reach Out Mbuya HIV/AIDS Initiative/US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Uganda. She is a member of the Academy of Management.

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  1. Kerrissey MJ, Frean M, Traboulsi AA, Singer SJ. Higher Medicare Expenditures Are Associated With Better Integrated Care as Perceived by Patients. Med Care. 2021 Jul 01; 59(7):565-571. PMID: 33989247.
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  2. Kerrissey M, Tietschert M, Novikov Z, Bahadurzada H, Sinaiko AD, Martin V, Singer SJ. Social Features of Integration in Health Systems and Their Relationship to Provider Experience, Care Quality and Clinical Integration. Med Care Res Rev. 2021 Jun 16; 10775587211024796. PMID: 34130555.
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  3. Hayirli TC, Stark N, Bhanja A, Hardy J, Peabody CR, Kerrissey MJ. Masked and distanced: a qualitative study of how personal protective equipment and distancing affect teamwork in emergency care. Int J Qual Health Care. 2021 Apr 28; 33(2). PMID: 33864362.
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  4. Ahern J, Singer S, Bhanja A, Barrow J, Kerrissey M. Considering Dentists Within the Healthcare Team: a Cross-sectional, Multi-State Analysis of Primary Care Provider and Staff Perspectives. J Gen Intern Med. 2021 Jan 29. PMID: 33515193.
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  5. Singer SJ, Sinaiko AD, Tietschert MV, Kerrissey M, Phillips RS, Martin V, Joseph G, Bahadurzada H, Agniel D. Care integration within and outside health system boundaries. Health Serv Res. 2020 12; 55 Suppl 3:1033-1048. PMID: 33284521.
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  6. Stark N, Kerrissey M, Grade M, Berrean B, Peabody C. Streamlining Care in Crisis: Rapid Creation and Implementation of a Digital Support Tool for COVID-19. West J Emerg Med. 2020 Aug 17; 21(5):1095-1101. PMID: 32970560.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
  7. Friedberg MW, Edelen MO, Hirshman S, Kerrissey M, Basile AK, Tietschert MV, Elliott MN, Singer SJ. Development and Psychometric Analysis of the Revised Patient Perceptions of Integrated Care Survey. Med Care Res Rev. 2021 02; 78(1):68-76. PMID: 30985244.
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  8. Singer SJ, Kerrissey M, Friedberg M, Phillips R. A Comprehensive Theory of Integration. Med Care Res Rev. 2020 04; 77(2):196-207. PMID: 29606036.
    Citations: 17     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  9. Kerrissey M, Satterstrom P, Leydon N, Schiff G, Singer S. Integrating: A managerial practice that enables implementation in fragmented health care environments. Health Care Manage Rev. 2017 Jul/Sep; 42(3):213-225. PMID: 27309190.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  10. Kerrissey MJ, Clark JR, Friedberg MW, Jiang W, Fryer AK, Frean M, Shortell SM, Ramsay PP, Casalino LP, Singer SJ. Medical Group Structural Integration May Not Ensure That Care Is Integrated, From The Patient's Perspective. Health Aff (Millwood). 2017 05 01; 36(5):885-892. PMID: 28461356.
    Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:Humans
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