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Jennifer S. Haas, MD, MSPH
Associate Physician, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Department of Medicine
General Medicine
75 Francis Street
Boston, MA 02115

Research Location: One Brigham Circle

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Research Narrative:

Dr. Jennifer S. Haas is a Professor of Medicine at the Harvard Medical School, a Professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the  Harvard School of Public Health, and a practicing general internist in the Division of General Medicine and Primary Care at Brigham and Women's Hospital.  She is the Director of the Harvard-Wide General Medicine Fellowship Program (T32). She also serves as Co-Director of the Health Disparities Research  Program of the Harvard Catalyst, and Senior Fellow for the Cannon Society at Harvard Medical School. Her primary research interests focus on elucidating and  eliminating disparities in health care and health status by insurance status, socioeconomic status, and race/ ethnicity and the use of health information  technology to promote risk assessment and prevention. She is also interested in how the social and physical environment may influence disparities in the  dissemination of information, treatments, and health status. Dr. Haas is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians.


Harvard School of Public Health, 1991, MSPH
Harvard Medical School, 1986, MD

Publications (Pulled from Harvard Catalyst Profiles):

1. Barlow WE, Beaber EF, Geller BM, Kamineni A, Zheng Y, Haas JS, Chao CR, Rutter CM, Zauber AG, Sprague BL, Halm EA, Weaver DL, Chubak J, Doria-Rose VP, Kobrin S, Onega T, Quinn VP, Schapira MM, Tosteson ANA, Corley DA, Skinner CS, Schnall MD, Armstrong K, Wheeler CM, Silverberg MJ, Balasubramanian BA, Doubeni CA, McLerran D, Tiro JA. Evaluating screening participation, follow-up and outcomes for breast, cervical and colorectal cancer in the PROSPR consortium. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2019 Jul 11.

2. Tamblyn R, Bates DW, Buckeridge DL, Dixon W, Forster AJ, Girard N, Haas J, Habib B, Kurteva S, Li J, Sheppard T. Multinational comparison of new antidepressant use in older adults: a cohort study. BMJ Open. 2019 May 14; 9(5):e027663.

3. Conant EF, Barlow WE, Herschorn SD, Weaver DL, Beaber EF, Tosteson ANA, Haas JS, Lowry KP, Stout NK, Trentham-Dietz A, diFlorio-Alexander RM, Li CI, Schnall MD, Onega T, Sprague BL. Association of Digital Breast Tomosynthesis vs Digital Mammography With Cancer Detection and Recall Rates by Age and Breast Density. JAMA Oncol. 2019 May 01; 5(5):635-642.

4. Breen N, Skinner CS, Zheng Y, Inrig S, Corley DA, Beaber EF, Garcia M, Chubak J, Doubeni C, Quinn VP, Haas JS, Li CI, Wernli KJ, Klabunde CN. Time to Follow-up After Colorectal Cancer Screening by Health Insurance Type. Am J Prev Med. 2019 May; 56(5):e143-e152.

5. Kruse GR, Park E, Haberer JE, Abroms L, Shahid NN, Howard SE, Chang Y, Haas JS, Rigotti NA. Proactive text messaging (GetReady2Quit) and nicotine replacement therapy to promote smoking cessation among smokers in primary care: A pilot randomized trial protocol. Contemp Clin Trials. 2019 May; 80:48-54.

6. Haas JS. Breast Density Legislation and the Promise Not Attained. J Gen Intern Med. 2019 Feb; 34(2):167-168.

7. Beaber EF, Sprague BL, Tosteson ANA, Haas JS, Onega T, Schapira MM, McCarthy AM, Li CI, Herschorn SD, Lehman CD, Wernli KJ, Barlow WE. Multilevel Predictors of Continued Adherence to Breast Cancer Screening Among Women Ages 50-74 Years in a Screening Population. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2018 Nov 27.

8. Chubak J, McLerran D, Zheng Y, Singal AG, Corley DA, Doria-Rose VP, Doubeni CA, Kamineni A, Haas JS, Halm EA, Skinner CS, Zauber AG, Wernli KJ, Beaber EF. Receipt of Colonoscopy Following Diagnosis of Advanced Adenomas: An Analysis within Integrated Healthcare Delivery Systems. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2019 Jan; 28(1):91-98.

9. Schiff GD, Klinger E, Salazar A, Medoff J, Amato MG, John Orav E, Shaykevich S, Seoane EV, Walsh L, Fuller TE, Dykes PC, Bates DW, Haas JS. Screening for Adverse Drug Events: a Randomized Trial of Automated Calls Coupled with Phone-Based Pharmacist Counseling. J Gen Intern Med. 2019 Feb; 34(2):285-292.

10. Feldman S, Cook E, Davis M, Gershman ST, Hanchate A, Haas JS, Perkins RB. Cervical Cancer Incidence Among Elderly Women in Massachusetts Compared With Younger Women. J Low Genit Tract Dis. 2018 Oct; 22(4):314-317.