Nina Joyce, PhD

Assistant Professor of Health Services, Policy and Practice
K12 Scholar

Biography

Dr. Joyce received her PhD in Epidemiology before training as a NIMH post-doctoral fellow at Harvard Medical School in the Department of Health Care Policy.  Her work focuses on 1) end-of-life and long-term care for the elderly, and 2) pediatric pharmacoepidemiology with a focus on the development and application of methods for analyzing longitudinal data. Her recent work includes 1) a study to formalize methods of generalizing causal estimates from cluster randomized trials beyond the sample clusters, using as an empirical example a cluster randomized trial in nursing comes comparing high-dose versus standard-dose influenza vaccine 2) An assessment of the impact of characteristics of the built environment on preventing motor vehicle crashes among the elderly and 3) An evaluation of the USPSTF recommendation to screen adolescents for depression in primary care.