Kevin J. Dombkowski, Dr.PH.
Research Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Communicable DiseasesBiography, Education, Peer-Reviewed Publications
Dr. Dombkowski’s research is focused on improving the effectiveness of health services to children, particularly through access to adequate primary care services. His research includes studies aimed at fostering appropriate preventive services for children with asthma and other chronic conditions, as well as mechanisms to improve the timeliness of childhood vaccinations. Much of Dr. Dombkowski’s research evaluates improvements to pediatric health services that are enabled through information technology enhancements.
Dr. Dombkowski is active in several collaborations with the Michigan Department of Community Health, including several CDC-funded interventions using the Michigan Care Improvement Registry as well as a wide range of studies related to improving health outcomes among children with asthma. In addition to his research interests, Dr. Dombkowski has extensive experience with health care information systems, especially immunization registries and other public health data management systems. Prior to joining the University of Michigan, he served as an information systems consultant to health care systems and public health agencies throughout Michigan and the United States.
DrPH, Public Health Policy, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 2001
M.S., Biometrics, University of Michigan School of Natural Resources, 1983
B.S., Natural Resources, University of Michigan, 1980
Identifying Sickle Cell Disease Cases using Administrative Claims.
Acad Pediatr. May 29, 2014 (e-publication ahead of print).
Effectiveness of Immunization Information Systems to Increase Vaccination Rates: A Community Guide Systematic Review.
J Public Health Mgmt Pract. June 6, 2014. (e-publication ahead of print).
Age-Specific Strategies for Immunization Reminders and Recalls: A Registry-Based Randomized Trial.
Am J Prev Med. April 18, 2014 (e-publication ahead of print).
Feasibility of Automated Appointment Reminders Using Email.
Clin Pediatrics. March 20, 2014 (e-publication ahead of print).
Using Administrative Claims to Identify Children with High Risk Conditions in a Statewide Immunization Registry
Am J Manag Care. In press.