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Claudia A. Steiner, MD, MPH

Professor

Dr. Claudia Steiner is an internist who has served as an assistant professor of medicine at Johns Hopkins Medicine. Dr. Steiner has supported the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ, DHHS) through aiding with the design, implementation, and dissemination of data, internet query tools, and software resources. She also participated in creating statistical briefs, technical reports, fact books, and research notes for HCUP. Dr. Steiner’s written and online work focuses on public health concerns such as women’s health, impact vaccination on population health, impact of medical technology and effect of public policy on health outcomes.

Education and Training

  • BA, summa cum laude, Creighton University
  • MD, with honors, University of Colorado, Denver
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
  • Francis Scott Key-Johns Hopkins University Faculty Development Program Teaching Skills Module
  • MPH, Johns Hopkins University
  • Fellowship, General Internal Medicine, Research Track, Johns Hopkins University

Years

Selected Prior Positions

1994-1996 Medical Staff Appointment
Johns Hopkins Hospital
1994-2017 Assistant Professor of Medicine (Adjunct)
Department of Medicine, Division of Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medicine
1996-2017 Internist
Johns Hopkins Community Physicians
1999-2014 Senior Research Medical Officer
Center for Delivery, Organization and Markets, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
2005-2007 Deputy Editor
Journal of General Internal Medicine
2014-2017 Director, Division of Healthcare Delivery Data, Measures and Research
Center for Delivery, Organization and Markets, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
2017-present Executive Director, Institute for Health Research
Kaiser Permanente Colorado
2017-present Internist
Colorado Permanente Medical Group

Years

Selected Honors and Awards

 
2015 Outstanding Article of the Year Award
AcademyHealth Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP)
 
2016 Director’s Award of Merit, HCUP Fast Stats Group
Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP)
 
2016 Director’s Award for Excellence, AHRQ Hospital Acquired Conditions Report Team
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
 
2016 AHRQ Article of the Year Award
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
 
2017 Outstanding Article of the Year Award
AcademyHealth Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP)
 

Selected Publications

Selected peer-reviewed research manuscripts

  • Leshem E, Tate JE, Steiner CA, Curns AT, Lopman BA, Parashar UD. National Estimates of Reductions in Acute Gastroenteritis Hospitalizations and Associated Costs in US Children After Implementation of Rotavirus Vaccines. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2018 Aug 17; 7(3) 257-260. Epub Aug 2017.
  • Nuckols TK, Fingar KR, Barrett ML, Martsolf G, Steiner CA, Stocks C, Owens PL. Returns to Emergency Department, Observation, or Inpatient Care Within 30 Days After Hospitalization in Four States, 2009 and 2010 Versus 2013 and 2014. J of Hosp Med. 2018 May 1;13(5):296-303. Epub 2017 Nov 22.
  • Nguyen HH, Liu P, Viboud C, Steiner CA, Worby CJ, Lipsitch M, Goldstein E. On the Relative Role of Different Age Groups During Epidemics Associated with the Respiratory Syncytial Virus. J Infect Dis 2018 Jan 4;217(2);238-244. Online 3 November 2017.
  • Pringle KD, Burke RM, Steiner CA, Parashar UD, Tate JE. Trends in Rate of Seizure-Associated Hospitalizations Among Children <5 Years Old Before and After Rotavirus Vaccine Introduction in the United States, 2000-2013. J Infect Dis 2018 Jan 30;217(4):581-588.
  • Agimi Y, Albert SM, Youk AO, Documet PI, Steiner CA. Dementia and Motor Vehicle Crash Hospitalizations: Role of Physician Reporting Laws. Neurology 2018 Feb 27;90(9):e808-e818 Epub 2018 Jan 31.
  • Ritchey M, Loustalot F, Wall HK, Steiner CA, Gillespie C, George MG, Wright JS. Million Hearts: Description of the National Surveillance and Modeling Methodology Used to Monitor the Number of Cardiovascular Events Prevented During 2012–2016. J Am Heart Assoc. 2017;6: e006021. DOI: 10.1161/JAHA.117.006021

Selected statistical briefs