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Kristin Schuller

Kristin Schuller
Associate Professor, Department Chair
Grover W357

Education

· PhD, Health Services Policy & Management, University of South Carolina, 2012

· MHA, Health Services Policy & Management, University of South Carolina, 2009

· BS, Health Services Administration, Ohio University, 2007

Research/Professional Interests

· Improving access to care in rural areas

· Enhancing quality of care delivered in healthcare organizations

· Determining how health policies affect access to and quality of care provided

Teaching Experience

· HLTH 3350: Healthcare Leadership & Management (2016-2018)

· HLTH 3400: Contemporary Problems in Healthcare Organizations (2016-2018)

· HLTH 6010: Introduction to the U.S. Health Care Delivery System

Publications

· Schuller, KA, Franz, B, & Cronin, C. (in press) Patient characteristics affect discharge status for opioid-related infective endocarditis. Medical Care, 2019

· Schuller, KA, Cronin, CE, Nicks, S, Jing, X, Kingori, C, & Morrone, M. Development and application of a rubric to compare strategies for improving access to health care in rural communities in the United States. Evaluation and Program Planning, 2019; 74: 61-68. doi: 10.1016/j.evalprogplan.2019.02.013

· Law, T, Cronin, CE, Schuller, KA, Jing, X., Bolon, D, & Phillips, B. Conceptual framework to evaluate health care professionals’ satisfaction in utilizing telemedicine Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, 2019, https://doi.org/10.5465/AMBPP.2018.18093abstract

· Schuller, KA, Cronin, CE, & Buchman, S. Measuring motivational differences for selecting a nursing or health services administration major and examining opportunities for shared learning. Journal of Health Administration Education, 2018; 35 (4) 439-450

· Schuller, KA, Kash, BA, & Gamm, LD. Enhanced transitions of care: Centralizing discharge phone calls improves ability to reach patients and reduces hospital readmissions. Journal of Healthcare Quality, March/April 2017; 39(2): e10-e21

Grants

· Ohio Department of Health. Performance Improvement, Health Access, State Office of Rural Health, $123,000. Summer 2019. Role: Co-investigator. Funded

· Ohio Department of Health. Ohio Rural Health Improvement Process, $100,000. Spring 2018. Role: Co-investigator. Funded

· Buckeye Hills‐Hocking Valley Regional Development District Appalachian Rural Health Institute. Perry County health care access feasibility study. Awarded: January 2017. Budget: $50,000. Role: Co-investigator. Funded

· College of Health Sciences & Professions Advancing Scholarship in Research and Education’ (ASPIRE) Grant. An Innovative Frontline Approach to Understanding HCAHPS and the Opioid Epidemic. Awarded: April 2019. Budget: $14,950. Role: Principal Investigator. Funded

· College of Health Sciences & Professions Advancing Scholarship in Research and Education’ (ASPIRE) Grant. Community-based Pedagogical Approach for Quality Improvement in Healthcare. Awarded: April 2019. Budget: $12,965. Role: Principal Investigator. Funded

Awards and Honors

· Bruning Teaching Academy

University/Professional Service

· Program Coordinator, Master of Health Administration Program

· Chair, DSPH Graduate Programs Committee

· Chair, Master of Health Administration Admissions Committee

· Chair, Faculty Search, Health Services Administration, Group II

· Member: DSPH Annual Workload & Merit Committee