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Alexander Krist, M.P.H., M.D.

Massey Cancer Center research program membership

Cancer Prevention and Control

Department affiliations

Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Population Health, School of Medicine


MD, University of Virginia (1996)
MPH, Johns Hopkins University (2006)

Research description

1. AHRQ R18 to help 150 primary care practices better screen and counsel about unhealthy alcohol use. 2. GIS and claims data tools to understand delivery of healthcare, disease prevalence and outcomes, and social determinants of health.3. Anticipating patient cancer screening decision needs and sending them conversation aids to help promote shared decision-making.4. R01 to help identify unhealthy behaviors, mental health needs, and social risks and create care plans to address these root causes of poor health.

Disease focus of research

Breast, Prostate, Colorectal, Gynecologic

Research keywords

Cancer disparities,Cancer education,Cancer risk behaviors,Community health,Prevention/population health,Screening

Published research (during tenure as a Massey Cancer Center member)

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