Research Summary
Loren Saulsberry is a health policy and health services researcher focusing on factors that influence both public opinion and behaviors vital to public health. Dr. Saulsberry’s research interests include (1) health care policies and health services that affect cancer care across the continuum from prevention and early detection to cancer outcomes, (2) the relationships between politics and health communication on health policy issues, (3) the determinants contributing to health disparities affecting vulnerable populations, especially across race/ethnicity and socioeconomic status.
Keywords
Health Policy, Health Services Research, Cancer Prevention and Control, Health Disparities
Education
  • Harvard University , Boston, MA, Ph.D. Health Policy 05/2017
  • Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA, B.A. Neuroscience, English 05/2010
Biosciences Graduate Program Association
Publications
  1. Kang MM, Hasan Y, Waller J, Saulsberry L, Huo D. Has Hypofractionated Whole-Breast Radiation Therapy Become the Standard of Care in the United States? An Updated Report from National Cancer Database. Clin Breast Cancer. 2021 Jun 07. View in: PubMed

  2. Kacew AJ, Strohbehn GW, Saulsberry L, Laiteerapong N, Cipriani NA, Kather JN, Pearson AT. Artificial Intelligence Can Cut Costs While Maintaining Accuracy in Colorectal Cancer Genotyping. Front Oncol. 2021; 11:630953. View in: PubMed

  3. Saulsberry L, Olopade OI. Precision oncology: Directing genomics and pharmacogenomics toward reducing cancer inequities. Cancer Cell. 2021 Jun 14; 39(6):730-733. View in: PubMed

  4. Saulsberry L, Peek M. Financing Diabetes Care in the U.S. Health System: Payment Innovations for Addressing the Medical and Social Determinants of Health. Curr Diab Rep. 2019 11 20; 19(11):136. View in: PubMed

  5. Saulsberry L, Seo V, Fung V. The Impact of Changes in Medicaid Provider Fees on Provider Participation and Enrollees' Care: a Systematic Literature Review. J Gen Intern Med. 2019 10; 34(10):2200-2209. View in: PubMed

  6. Saulsberry L, Fowler EF, Nagler RH, Gollust SE. Perceptions of politicization and HPV vaccine policy support. Vaccine. 2019 08 14; 37(35):5121-5128. View in: PubMed

  7. Saulsberry L, Pace LE, Keating NL. The Impact of Breast Density Notification Laws on Supplemental Breast Imaging and Breast Biopsy. J Gen Intern Med. 2019 08; 34(8):1441-1451. View in: PubMed

  8. Saulsberry L, Blendon RJ, Benson JM. . Challenges confronting African Americans and Hispanics living with chronic illness in their families. Chronic Illness. 2016; 4(12):281-291.::::

  9. Saulsberry L, Price M, Hsu J. . Insurance coverage & Whither Thou Goest for health information in 2012. Medicare Medicaid Res Rev. 2014; 4(4):E1-E23.::::