Heather A Klusaritz

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Adjunct Assistant Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health
Lecturer, University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice
Center for Public Health Initiatives, Working Group on Access to Care in West Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
CPHI Senior Fellow, University of Pennsylvania
Core Faculty, Graduate Program in Public Health Studies
Director, Service Link, Center for Public Health Initiatives, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Director of Community Engagement, Center for Public Health Initiatives
Associate Director, Center for Community and Population Health Policy, University of Pennsylvania Department of Family Medicine and Community Health
Department: Family Medicine and Community Health

Contact information
Department of Family Medicine & Community Health
3620 Hamilton Walk, Anatomy/Chemistry, Rm. 143
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-746-1849
Fax: 215-573-9025
Education:
Honors BA (Psychology)
Marquette University, 1997.
MSW
University of Pennsylvania, 2002.
PhD (Social Welfare)
University of Pennsylvania, 2012.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

Access to care for vulnerable populations; health disparities; integrated behavioral health;

Selected Publications

Arenas D, Lett LA, Klusaritz H, Teitelman AM: A Monte Carlo simulation approach for estimating the health and economic impact of interventions provided at a student-run clinic PLOS ONE 12(12), December 2018.

Schroeder K, Klusaritz H, Dupuis R, Bolick A, Graves A, Lipman TH, Cannuscio C: Reconciling Opposing Perceptions of Access to Physical Activity in a Gentrifying Urban Neighborhood. Obesity Society Annual Meeting November 2018.

Localio AM, Black HL, Park H, Perez L, Ndicu G, Klusaritz H, Rogers M, Han X, Apter AJ.: Filling the patient-provider knowledge gap: a patient advocate to address asthma care and self-management barriers. Journal of Asthma October 2018.

Dichter Melissa E, Teitelman Anne, Klusaritz Heather, Maurer Douglas M, Cronholm Peter F, Doubeni Chyke A: Trauma-Informed Care Training in Family Medicine Residency Programs Results From a CERA Survey. Family medicine 50(8): 617-622, Sep 2018.

Dichter ME, Teitelman A, Klusaritz H, Maurer DM, Cronholm PF, Doubeni CA: Trauma-Informed Care Training in Family Medicine Residency Programs. Family Medicine 50(8): 617-622, September 2018.

Whiteman Eliza D, Dupuis Roxanne, Morgan Anna U, D'Alonzo Bernadette, Epstein Caleb, Klusaritz Heather, Cannuscio Carolyn C: Public Libraries As Partners for Health. Preventing chronic disease 15: E64, May 2018.

Whiteman ED, Dupuis R, Morgan AU, Bernadette D’Alonzo B, Epstein C, Heather Klusaritz H, Cannuscio C : Public libraries as partners for health: results of a statewide survey. Prev Chronic Dis 15: E64, May 2018.

Schroeder K, Klusaritz H, Dupuis R, Bolick A, Graves A, Lipman TH, Cannuscio C: Perceptions of access to physical activity in a gentrifying urban neighborhood. 30th Annual ENRS Scientific Sessions April 2018.

Deatrick J, Klusaritz, H, Atkins RL, Bolick A, Bowman C, Lado J, Schroeder K, Lipman T.: Engaging with the Community to Promote Physical Activity in Urban Neighborhoods. Am J Health Promot 2018.

Stollon S, Klusaritz H: Understanding the effects of compound risk: Healthcare access for low-income minority young adults with disabilities. American Public Health Association, Annual Meeting November 2017.

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Last updated: 10/04/2018
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