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Albert G. Crawford, PhD, MBA

Contact Dr. Crawford

901 Walnut Street
10th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 955-0748
(215) 503-7598 fax


PhD, Sociology - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
MBA, Health Administration - Widener University, Chester, PA
MS, Information Systems - Drexel University College of Information Science and Technology, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Certified Employee Benefit Specialist, Wharton College, University of Pennsylvania
SAS Certified Professional Level I, SAS Institute

University Appointment

Assistant Professor, Jefferson College of Population Health - 2008
Assistant Professor, Department of Health Policy, Jefferson Medical College - 2004 - 2008

Research and Clinical Interests

Health Services Research, Outcomes Research, Phamacoeconomics, and Quality Measurement and Improvement


Most Recent Peer-Reviewed Publications

  1. Evaluation of an ongoing diabetes group medical visit in a family medicine practice
  2. Patient and Provider Characteristics Associated With Optimal Post-Fracture Osteoporosis Management
  3. Differences in Utilization of Life Support and End-of-Life Care for Medical ICU Patients with Versus Without Cancer
  4. Effects of evidence-based fall reduction programing on the functional wellness of older adults in a senior living community: A clinical case study
  5. Partner Involvement During Pregnancy and Maternal Health Behaviors
  6. Comparison of Emergency Department Wait Times in Adults with Sickle Cell Disease Versus Other Painful Etiologies
  7. The Impact of the Risk Evaluation Mitigation Strategy for Erythropoiesis-Stimulating Agents on Their Use and the Incidence of Stroke in Medicare Subjects with Chemotherapy-Induced Anemia with Lung and/or Breast Cancers
  8. Risk evaluation mitigation strategy: Impact of application of the Food and Drug Adminstration's strategy on use of erythropoiesis-stimulating agents and transfusion in patients with chemotherapy-induced anaemia
  9. Use of a Transition of Care Coordinator to Improve Ambulatory Follow-up After Hospital Discharge
  10. Active Breathing Coordinator reduces radiation dose to the heart and preserves local control in patients with left breast cancer: Report of a prospective trial
  11. Implementing the Physician Quality Reporting System in an Academic Multispecialty Group Practice: Lessons Learned and Policy Implications
  12. Disaster Preparedness: What Training Do Our Interns Receive During Medical School?
  13. Are medical students being taught invasive skills using simulation?
  14. Major perioperative morbidity does not affect long-term survival in patients undergoing esophagectomy for cancer of the esophagus or gastroesophageal junction
  15. A predictive model of hospitalization risk among disabled medicaid enrollees
  16. The need for customized and standardized health care quality measures
  17. Is gastrectomy safe in the elderly? A single institution review
  18. Quality of Care for 2 Common Pediatric Conditions Treated by Convenient Care Providers
  19. Ventral hernia repairs: 10-Year single-institution review at thomas jefferson university hospital
  20. Prevalence of obesity, type II diabetes mellitus, hyperlipidemia, and hypertension in the United States: Findings from the GE centricity electronic medical record database