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Katherine Elizabeth Grimes, M.D.

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2018
AACAP, Outstanding Mentor Award
2016
Member, HMS-Academy
2016
AACAP, Distinguished Member
2013
Scholar, Harvard Macy Institute
2002
WHO Model Program, Mental Health Services Program for Youth
2001
AACAP, Catcher in the Rye Award
1998
National Model, Domestic Violence Prevention

Overview
Dr. Grimes is a child psychiatrist and children's health services researcher at Harvard Medical School. She is also the Founder and Director of the Children's Health Initiative at Cambridge Health Alliance. Previously the PI for the long-running "Mental Health Services Program for Youth" (MHSPY) study, via a grant from the RWJ Foundation, Dr. Grimes has an MPH from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and is a former Faculty Research Fellow at the Kennedy School of Government. Her experience with designing and delivering integrated care in the public sector has led her to focus her health policy efforts on improving mental health treatment access and engagement for children and adolescents, with an emphasis on promoting earlier intervention and effective systemic approaches to reduce health disparities. Dr. Grimes is currently the PI for a 4 yr. SAMHSA grant to the Cambridge Public Health Commission, working alongside primary care and the state's child serving agencies to enhance systems of care for children exposed to adverse childhood experiences (ACEs). She has received prior federal funding from the MCHB, OMH, CMHS, CSAT and SAMHSA. Her earlier work as PI on pilot projects funded by the BCBSMA Foundation, featuring shared training by pediatric residents and child psychiatry fellows, contributed to a new medical education initiative in integrated care via the HMS-Academy. In addition to her faculty role with Child and Adolescent Psychiatry training at HMS, she serves as a preceptor for students from both the Harvard TH Chan and the Tufts Medical Schools of Public Health.

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  1. SM082987-01 (Katherine E. Grimes, MD, MPH) Sep 30, 2020 - Sep 29, 2024
    SAMHSA
    The Safety-Net Approach: Weaving a Community-based System-of-Care to Improve Child Mental Health Outcomes
    Role Description: The goal of this clinical trial is to test the potential for the Safety-Net Approach, an unique multi-disciplinary intervention in primary care, to disrupt disparities and improve child mental health outcomes.
    Role: Principal Investigator
  2. SM063423-01 (Dr. Katherine Grimes) Sep 30, 2016 - Sep 30, 2020
    SAMHSA
    Enhancing Systems of Care: Supporting Families and Improving Youth Outcomes
    Role Description: This study tests community-based interventions for serious emotional disorders, including childhood trauma, and is intended to disrupt disparities in mental health treatment access and outcomes.
    Role: PI

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  1. Liu SR, Grimes KE, Creedon TB, Pathak PR, DiBona LA, Hagan GN. Pediatric ACES assessment within a collaborative practice model: Implications for health equity. Am J Orthopsychiatry. 2021 Apr 01. PMID: 33793254.
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  2. Grimes KE, Creedon TB, Webster CR, Coffey SM, Hagan GN, Chow CM. Enhanced Child Psychiatry Access and Engagement via Integrated Care: A Collaborative Practice Model With Pediatrics. Psychiatr Serv. 2018 09 01; 69(9):986-992. PMID: 30041586.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  3. Grimes KE. Lessons From ACEs: Pay Now or Pay (More) Later. Acad Pediatr. 2017 Sep - Oct; 17(7S):S18-S19. PMID: 28865651.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  4. Grimes K, Webster C, Coffey S, Hagan G. Integrated care for children: a shared training model. Med Educ. 2017 05; 51(5):553. PMID: 28394045.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  5. Grimes KE, Schulz MF, Cohen SA, Mullin BO, Lehar SE, Tien S. Pursuing cost-effectiveness in mental health service delivery for youth with complex needs. J Ment Health Policy Econ. 2011 Jun; 14(2):73-83. PMID: 21881163.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  6. Grimes KE, Kapunan PE, Mullin B. Children's health services in a "system of care": patterns of mental health, primary and specialty use. Public Health Rep. 2006 May-Jun; 121(3):311-23. PMID: 16640156.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  7. Grimes KE, Mullin B. MHSPY: a children's health initiative for maintaining at-risk youth in the community. J Behav Health Serv Res. 2006 Apr; 33(2):196-212. PMID: 16645907.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  8. Fallon T, Pumariega A, Sowers W, Klaehn R, Huffine C, Vaughan T, Winters N, Chenven M, Marx L, Zachik A, Heffron W, Grimes K. A Level of Care Instrument for Children’s Systems of Care: Construction, Reliability and Validity. Journal of Child and Family Studies. 2006; 15 ( 2):143–155. View Publication.
  9. Grimes KE. Seen and not heard: planning for children's mental health in managed care. J Assoc Acad Minor Phys. 1997; 8(4):74-7. PMID: 9494328.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.