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Courtney McCracken, PhD

Research Investigator

Dr. Courtney McCracken is a Research Investigator at the Center for Research and Evaluation. Her clinical research interests include Child and Adolescent Health, Congenital Diseases, and Mental Health Disorders. Her statistical expertise includes longitudinal modeling, survival analysis, and methods for adjusting for confounding.

Dr. McCracken received her PhD in Biostatistics from the Medical College of Georgia in 2013. Prior to joining the Center for Research and Evaluation, Dr. McCracken spent nine years in the Department of Pediatrics at Emory University, where she was a Biostatistician and Director of the Pediatric Biostatistics Core. Dr. McCracken serves on the executive board for the Congenital Cardiac Research Collaboration and is a member of the Mental Health Research Network.

Publications: NCBI Collections

Selected Research:

Engaging staff to improve COVID-19 vaccination rates at long term care facilities (ENSPIRE Study)

This study is designed to generate evidence about the types of communication and engagement strategies that are most effective for improving vaccine uptake and addressing vaccine hesitancy for populations within the long-term care facilities workforce who are disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Funder: Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute
End Date: 7/31/2024


Understanding and addressing disparities in vaccination rates among black members

The overarching goal of this project is to better understand factors contributing to racial disparities in vaccination rates among Kaiser Permanente members.

Funder: Kaiser Permanente Garfield Memorial Fund
End Date: 9/30/2023


Pathways to care and health outcomes among disorders of sexual development patients

This project addresses critical gaps in our understanding of how the management of patients with disorders of sexual development, including treatment patterns, impacts the development of comorbidities and long-term health outcome outcomes.

Funder: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
End Date: 5/31/2024