Christina T. Yuan, PhD, MPH is an Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, with a joint appointment in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Her research focuses on the dissemination and implementation of healthcare innovations, with a special interest in how healthcare providers influence and learn from one another. Through the use of qualitative, quantitative, and social network methods, she is currently studying the implementation of enhanced recovery after surgery programs, the meaning of patient safety in patient-centered medical homes, and the role of social networks in the implementation of electronic health records.
Dr. Yuan received her Ph.D. in Health Policy and Management, with a concentration in Organizational Theory and Management from Yale University. She received her M.P.H in the Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases from the Yale School of Public Health, and her B.S. in Biology and Honors from Villanova University.
Dr. Yuan’s work appears in several peer-reviewed outlets, including JAMA Surgery, Health Services Research, Health Care Management Review, and The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety.