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    Kristin Michelle Mattocks PhD, MPH

    TitleAssociate Professor
    InstitutionUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
    DepartmentQuantitative Health Sciences
    AddressUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
    55 Lake Ave North
    Worcester MA 01605
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      InstitutionUMMS - School of Medicine
      DepartmentFamily Medicine and Community Health

      InstitutionUMMS - School of Medicine

      InstitutionUMMS - School of Medicine
      DepartmentQuantitative Health Sciences
      DivisionHealth Informatics And Implementation Science

      InstitutionUMMS - Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
      DepartmentClinical Population Health Research



        Dr. Mattocks’ current work focuses on understanding healthcare utilization and health outcomes among women Veterans. Much of her research focuses on reproductive health care, particularly pregnancy and other gender-specific conditions, and the degree to which women veterans utilize both VA and non-VA care for these conditions. Dr. Mattocks also examines healthcare access and utilization among lesbian and bisexual women veterans. As a qualitative researcher, Dr. Mattocks conducts interviews and focus groups with women veterans to learn about their preferences and experiences for health care in the VA system.


        Select current research includes:

        1. Evaluation of fee basis care for gender-specific conditions, with a particular focus on the quality of fee basis care.

        2. Examination of healthcare outcomes, costs, and utilization among Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) and Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) women veterans.

        Academic Background:

        Ph.D., Health Policy and Management, Yale University School of Public Health, 2005

        M.P.H., Yale University School of Public Health, 1999

        B.S., Biology and Psychology, Pacific Lutheran University, 1992

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        1. Liu C, Tadayoni BM, Bourret LA, Mattocks KM, Derr SM, Widdison WC, Kedersha NL, Ariniello PD, Goldmacher VS, Lambert JM, Bl├Ąttler WA, Chari RV. Eradication of large colon tumor xenografts by targeted delivery of maytansinoids. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1996 Aug 6; 93(16):8618-23.
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        2. Chari RV, Jackel KA, Bourret LA, Derr SM, Tadayoni BM, Mattocks KM, Shah SA, Liu C, Bl├Ąttler WA, Goldmacher VS. Enhancement of the selectivity and antitumor efficacy of a CC-1065 analogue through immunoconjugate formation. Cancer Res. 1995 Sep 15; 55(18):4079-84.
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