Kevin J. Dombkowski, Dr.PH.
Research Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Communicable DiseasesBiography, Education, Projects
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 Health and Human Services (MDHHS), including several CDC-funded interventions using the Michigan Care Improvement Registry (MCIR) as well as a wide range of studies related to improving health outcomes among children with chronic conditions such as sickle cell disease, inflammatory bowel disease and asthma. In addition to his research interests, Dr. Dombkowski has extensive experience with health care information systems, especially immunization registries, public health data management systems and administrative claims data. 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