Research Output per year
Dr. Alexis Reedy-Cooper's primary research interests of medication safety and quality of care have been her focal point throughout her career. While working on her MPH at Emory University, she worked as a study coordinator at the CDC in the pediatric HIV division on a multi-center study to improve medication adherence among children with HIV. In medical school, she was primary investigator in a study to identify patient, physician, medical assistant and office factors that influenced the accuracy of medication reconciliation in primary care offices. During residency, she worked on national population health questions, particularly examining the prevalence of multimorbidity in primary care. In her role as Assistant Professor of Family and Community Medicine at Penn State College of Medicine, she has focused her research efforts on studying the population of superutilizers empaneled within the Department of Family and Community Medicine.
Teaching and educational interests
Dr. Alexis Reedy-Cooper is core residency faculty within the Department of Family and Community Medicine and is the residency research director. She precepts residents regularly and supervises residents on the inpatient service. She is involved the population health curriculum within the residency and serves as a resident adviser. She has an interest in mentoring students and residents in research.
Dr. Reedy-Cooper serves as the research adviser for the LionCare student-run medical clinic and mentors students who are interested in participating in research at LionCare. She also has served as a research mentor for medical student research projects for multiple students and serves on the Medical Student Research Committee.
Additionally, she has served as a research mentor for family medicine residents completing their scholarly activity.
Dr. Alexis Reedy-Cooper has an interest in complex patient care. She has completed additional training in addiction management while in residency. She conducts home visits with home-bound patients about one-half day a week. She also has an interest in chronic pain management in primary care. It is her interest in complex patient care that has informed her research interests in chronic pain management, group visits, addiction management in primary care and understanding the superutilizer population.
Family Medicine, Residency, Lancaster General Health/Penn Medicine
2012 → 2015
MD, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University
2007 → 2012
Epidemiology, MPH, Emory University
2005 → 2007
Engineering, BS, Swarthmore College
2001 → 2005
Patient, physician, medical assistant, and office visit factors associated with medication list agreementReedy, A. B., Yeh, J. Y., Nowacki, A. S. & Hickner, J., Jan 1 2016, In : Journal of Patient Safety. 12, 1, p. 18-24 7 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Conference contribution