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Assistant Scientist

Vadim Dukhanin, MD, MHS’ 15, studies and advocates for patient, caregiver, and public engagement in healthcare delivery, priority setting, and performance management.

Contact Info

624 N. Broadway, Hampton House 643

Research Interests

patient outcomes; patient experience; patient safety; quality of care; patient and public involvement; patient and care partner engagement; implementation science; program evaluation; performance management; organizational behavior; priority-setting
Experiences & Accomplishments
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University
Vadim Dukhanin, MD, MHS. Dr. Dukhanin is an Assistant Scientist in the Department of Health Policy and Management of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health with more than 9 years of experience of research and consulting in academic, governmental, and corporate projects. Having a clinical background, Dr. Dukhanin has reformed to specialize in health services and health outcomes research working with patient reported, clinical, and population health data. A dozen of projects in his portfolio includes those aimed to enhance provider payment models (CMS CPC+) and to evaluate aspects of the Medicare Shared Savings ACOs program and the AHRQ Primary Care Medical Home model. His current project aims to evaluate implementation and efficiency of asymmetric performance-based adjustments in the CMS Primary Care First (PCF) model, with the focus on seriously ill patient populations.

Vadim's project portfolio demonstrates his extensive skills in complex data analysis, synthesis, and presentation. He has conducted over a dozen of systematic reviews and scoping literature reviews of studies with diverse subjects and design complexity. Vadim uses quantitative methods to analyze health economics models, cost-effectiveness and cost utility studies, and patient-reported outcomes primary and secondary data. His work equally employs qualitative methods to analyze surveys and focus group and individual expert interviews. Vadim synthesized findings in over a dozen of executive summaries, reports, and scholarly manuscripts and have presented them to various stakeholders.

Vadim has made significant contributions to the research and practice areas of: 1) patient, care partner, and public engagement; 2) patient safety; and 3) social justice considerations. Vadim's research interests include identifying optimal implementation and evaluation methods for translating desired priorities, for instance value-based care, into organizational and individuals’ performance and behaviors. Vadim's special interest in priority-setting relates to patient outcomes and experiences of care quality and safety, and the alignment of these priorities with general pubic perspectives using authentic patient and public engagement. In terms of healthcare practice improvement, Vadim has a passion for exploring the role of payment and performance systems and the use of human resource management policies and other organizational elements.
Honors & Awards
Johns Hopkins Diversity Recognition Award, 2022

Finalist, National Academy of Medicine Scholars in Diagnostic Excellence, 2022

Alumni membership, Alpha Chapter of the Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health, 2020

CHSOR Directors Award, 2017
Select Publications
Most recent publications:
  • DeCamp, M., Brewer, S.E., Dukhanin, V. Patient, Public, Consumer, and Community Engagement: From Consucrat to Representative. International Journal of Health Policy and Management, 2020 Aug 15. doi: 10.34172/ijhpm.2020.148.
  • Dukhanin, V., Feeser, S., Berkowitz, S.A., & DeCamp M. Who represents me? A patient-derived model of patient engagement via patient and family advisory councils (PFACs). Health Expectations, 2019 Oct 23. doi: 10.1111/hex.12983
  • Keller, S., Dy, S., Wilson, R., Dukhanin, V., Snyder, C., & Wu, W. Selecting Patient-Reported Outcome Measures to Contribute to Primary Care Performance Measurement: A Mixed Methods Approach. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 2020 Jun 3. doi:10.1007/s11606-020-05811-4.
  • Dukhanin, V., Topazian, R. & DeCamp, M. Metrics and evaluation tools for patient engagement in healthcare organization- and system-level decision-making: a systematic review. International Journal of Health Policy and Management. 2018;x(x):1–15. doi:10.15171/ijhpm.2018.43
  • Dukhanin, V., Searle, A., Zwerling, A., Dowdy, D.W., Taylor, H.A., & Merritt, M.W. Integrating social justice concerns into economic evaluation for healthcare and public health: A systematic review. Social Science and Medicine. 2018;198;27-35.