Mari Nakamura, MD, MPH
|Hospital Title||Assistant in Medicine|
|Academic Title||Instructor in Pediatrics|
300 Longwood Avenue
Boston MA 02115
Dr. Nakamura's research focuses on effective use of vaccines and use of health information technology to improve pediatric safety and quality. She recently completed an investigation of electronic health record adoption among U.S. children's hospitals and is completing a study on the projected cost-effectiveness of pneumococcal conjugate vaccination in middle-income countries. Her current interests also include assessment of meaningful use of electronic health records in pediatric care.
About Mari Nakamura
Dr. Nakamura received her medical degree from Washington University School of Medicine. She completed pediatric residency training at Vanderbilt Children's Hospital and a pediatric infectious diseases fellowship at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford University. She came to Children's Hospital Boston in 2006 to complete a pediatric health services research fellowship and received a master's degree of public health from the Harvard School of Public Health. She joined the Division of Infectious Diseases and the Information Services Department in 2009.
Nakamura MM, Rohling KL, Shashaty M, Lu H, Tang Y, Edwards KM. Prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus nasal carriage in the community pediatric population. Pediatr Infect Dis J 2002;21:917-21.
Nakamura MM, Liew S, Cummings CA, Brinig MM, Dieterich C, Relman DA. Growth phase and nutrient limitation-associated transcript abundance regulation in Bordetella pertussis. Infect Immun 2006;74:5537-48.
- Nakamura MM, Lee GM. Influenza vaccination in adolescents with high-risk conditions. Pediatr 2008;122:120-8.