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Laura McPherson, PhD, MPH

Research Investigator

Dr. Laura McPherson is a Research Investigator at the Center for Research and Evaluation (CRE). Dr. McPherson’s research examines the intersection of social determinants of health and health outcomes in populations with chronic diseases and multiple health conditions.

Dr. Laura McPherson received her PhD and MPH in epidemiology from Emory University. With over ten years of experience in health services research, Dr. McPherson has focused on evaluating and improving the quality of health care delivery.  Her expertise includes community health surveillance projects, evaluating multilevel health education interventions, and developing epidemiological studies to examine the impact of socioeconomic and health system processes on access to health care.

Publications: NCBI Collections

Selected Research:

Early access to kidney transplantation among patients with lupus nephritis

The goal of this research is to characterize early access to kidney transplantation among adult patients with lupus nephritis-associated end-stage kidney disease by evaluating the impact of socioeconomic and health system processes on early transplant access outcomes.

Funder: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
End Date: 6/30/2024