Christin Iroegbu, PhD, RN is a T32 postdoctoral fellow at the Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research. Her research focuses on the influence of nursing, organizational, and contextual factors on chronic disease management. Her pre-doctoral dissertation work used qualitative and quantitative methods to investigate the influence of patient-provider communication on patient chronic kidney disease awareness, risk for kidney failure, and self-management.
As a postdoctoral fellow, Dr. Iroegbu plans to expound upon her foundational dissertation work to research and design ways to successfully integrate nurses into value-based care models that empower patients to effectively self-manage their chronic illness. Dr. Iroegbu received a BSN degree at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and a Master of Science degree in Community Based Nutrition from Towson University. Most recently, she received a PhD from The University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing.