Kristin Riekert, PhD

Kristin Riekert, PhD

Dr. Kristin Riekert is Professor of Medicine at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine She is leading intervention trials focused on improving adherence and health outcomes in cystic fibrosis, asthma, chronic kidney disease, sickle cell disease and secondhand smoke reduction. Hers primary areas of research interest are: psychosocial predictors of adherence in adolescents and young adults with chronic illnesses, measurement of adherence, development of culturally and developmentally appropriate interventions to improve adherence.  She works to improve healthcare quality and delivery, particularly among underserved and disadvantaged populations.