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Kristi Reynolds, PhD, MPH

Director

Division of Epidemiologic Research

626-564-5103

Kristi.Reynolds@kp.org

Biography

Dr. Kristi Reynolds is a chronic disease epidemiologist and the director of Epidemiologic Research for the Department of Research & Evaluation. Her research focuses on the prevention and treatment of hypertension, dyslipidemia, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. She also studies medication adherence, drug safety, and cardiovascular quality of care and outcomes. She has substantial experience leading and collaborating on multisite epidemiological and intervention studies. This includes her role as site principal investigator of the Cardiovascular Research Network.

Dr. Reynolds is co-PI of a study funded by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute to compare treatment options in patients with venous thromboembolism. Additionally, she is a multiple PI of a study funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute to evaluate ambulatory blood pressure monitoring and risk for falls among older adults with treated hypertension. Dr. Reynolds is an editorial board member of several prominent journals.

Areas of Focus

  • Cardiovascular risk factors, treatment, and outcomes
  • Chronic disease epidemiology
  • Pharmacoepidemiology
  • Quality of care

Education

PhD, Epidemiology
Tulane University
New Orleans, Louisiana
MPH, Epidemiology
Tulane University
New Orleans, Louisiana

Honors and Awards

Fellow, American Heart Association
Jeremiah and Rose Stamler Research Award Finalist
Delta Omega Public Health Honorary Society