Gina Kruse, MD
Visiting Associate Professor, Medicine-Internal Medicine


  • Aschbrenner KA, Cruz JL, Kruse GR, Nguyen H, Huebner Torres C, Celli M, Sarcione C, Singh D, Emmons KM. Leveraging an implementation science partnership network to understand how Federally Qualified Health Centers operationalize and address health equity. Transl Behav Med. 2024 Jan 11;14(1):23-33. PubMed PMID: 37542519
  • 1. Fine DR, Critchley N, Hart K, et al. “I’m on the Right Path”: Exploring 1-Month Retention in a Homeless-Tailored Outpatient-Based Opioid Treatment Program. Substance Use & Addiction Journal. 2024;0(0). doi:10.1177/29767342231218529
  • Wadhwani SI, Kruse G, Squires J, Ebel N, Gupta N, Campbell K, Hsu E, Zielsdorf S, Vittorio J, Desai DM, Bucuvalas JC, Gottlieb LM, Lai JC. Caregiver Perceptions of Social Risk Screening in Pediatric Liver Transplantation: From the Multicenter SOCIAL-Tx Study. Transplantation. 2023 Oct 13. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 37831642
  • Levy DE, Singh D, Aschbrenner KA, Davies ME, Pelton-Cairns L, Kruse GR. Challenges and recommendations for measuring time devoted to implementation and intervention activities in health equity-focused, resource-constrained settings: a qualitative analysis. Implement Sci Commun. 2023 Sep 1;4(1):108. PubMed PMID: 37658387
  • Kruse GR, Lee RM, Aschbrenner KA, Daly JG, Dargon-Hart S, Davies ME, Gundersen DA, Pelton-Cairns L, Winickoff JP, Taveras E, Emmons KM. Embedding community-engaged research principles in implementation science: The implementation science center for cancer control equity. J Clin Transl Sci. 2023;7(1):e82. PubMed PMID: 37125054
  • Chidumwa G, Olivier S, Ngubane H, Zulu T, Sewpaul R, Kruse G, Rigotti NA, Siedner MJ, Reddy KP, Wong EB. Tobacco smoking and prevalence of communicable and non-communicable diseases in rural South Africa: A cross-sectional study. Res Sq. 2023 Apr 7. PubMed PMID: 37066285
  • Kruse GR, Joyce A, Yu L, Park ER, Neil J, Chang Y, Rigotti NA. A pilot adaptive trial of text messages, mailed nicotine replacement therapy, and telephone coaching among primary care patients who smoke. J Subst Use Addict Treat. 2023 Feb;145:208930. PubMed PMID: 36880910
  • Kruse GR, Hale E, Bekelman JE, DeVoe JE, Gold R, Hannon PA, Houston TK, James AS, Johnson A, Klesges LM, Nederveld AL. Creating research-ready partnerships: the initial development of seven implementation laboratories to advance cancer control. BMC Health Serv Res. 2023 Feb 21;23(1):174. PubMed PMID: 36810066
  • Weinstein AR, Onate A, Kruse G, Cohen M. Opportunities and challenges for a standardized curriculum in a student-run clinic network. Med Teach. 2023 Jul;45(7):778-783. PubMed PMID: 36657452
  • Berkowitz SA, Kruse GR, Ball Ricks KA, Burch J, Ouimet E, Kitzis B, Forrest C, Terranova J, Stewart PW, Buse JB, Keyserling TC, Wexler DJ, Delahanty LM. Medically tailored meals for food insecurity and type 2 diabetes: Protocol for the Food as Medicine for Diabetes (FAME-D) trial. Contemp Clin Trials. 2023 Jan;124:107039. PubMed PMID: 36470556
  • Kruse GR, Lykken JM, Kim EJ, Haas JS, Higashi RT, Atlas SJ, McCarthy AM, Tiro JA, Silver MI, Skinner CS, Kamineni A. Provider beliefs in effectiveness and recommendations for primary HPV testing in 3 health-care systems. JNCI Cancer Spectr. 2023 Jan 3;7(1). PubMed PMID: 36469348
  • Abdelwahab R, Abdelwahab S, Hallman M, Kruse G, Chu JT, Cohen MJ. Student Faculty Collaborative Clinics Influence on Emergency Department Use. J Community Health. 2023 Feb;48(1):18-23. PubMed PMID: 36050616
  • Higashi, R. T., Kruse, G., Richards, J., Sood, A., Chen, P. M., Quirk, L., Kramer, J., Tiro, J. A., Tuzzio, L., Haas, J. S., Figueroa Gray, M., & Lee, S. C. (2023). Harmonizing Qualitative Data Across Multiple Health Systems to Identify Quality Improvement Interventions: A Methodological Framework Using PROSPR II Cervical Research Center Data as Exemplar. International Journal of Qualitative Methods, 22.
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