Undergraduate Degree

Human Biology
  • Stanford University , 1990 , Stanford , CA

Medical School

  • University of Rochester School of Medicine , 1997 , Rochester , NY


  • University of California , 1998 , San Francisco , CA


  • University of California , 2000 , San Francisco , CA


Health Policy
  • University of California , 2001 , San Francisco , CA


Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program
  • University of Washington , 2004 , Seattle , WA

Graduate Degree

Health Services
  • University of Washington School of Public Health , 2004 , Seattle , WA


  • American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics


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  1. Peltz A, Galbraith AA, Rogers S, Walsh R, Garg A. Socioeconomic and Health Characteristics of Families at Risk for Losing Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Benefits. JAMA Intern Med. 2020 Mar 09. View abstract
  2. Lee LK, Monuteaux MC, Galbraith AA. Women and Healthcare Affordability After the ACA. J Gen Intern Med. 2020 Mar; 35(3):959-960. View abstract
  3. Lee LK, Chien A, Stewart A, Truschel L, Hoffmann J, Portillo E, Pace LE, Clapp M, Galbraith AA. Women's Coverage, Utilization, Affordability, And Health After The ACA: A Review Of The Literature. Health Aff (Millwood). 2020 Mar; 39(3):387-394. View abstract
  4. Gilkey MB, Cripps LA, Gruver RS, Washington DV, Galbraith AA. Preventive drug lists as tools for managing asthma medication costs. Am J Manag Care. 2020 02; 26(2):75-79. View abstract
  5. Madden JM, Shetty PS, Zhang F, Briesacher BA, Ross-Degnan D, Soumerai SB, Galbraith AA. Risk Factors Associated With Food Insecurity in the Medicare Population. JAMA Intern Med. 2019 Sep 30. View abstract
  6. Galbraith AA, Carroll AE, Christakis D. JAMA Pediatrics Call for Papers on Election-Year Policies and Children's Health. JAMA Pediatr. 2019 Jul 22. View abstract
  7. Lee LK, Monuteaux MC, Galbraith AA. Women's Affordability, Access, and Preventive Care After the Affordable Care Act. Am J Prev Med. 2019 05; 56(5):631-638. View abstract
  8. Hero JO, Sinaiko AD, Kingsdale J, Gruver RS, Galbraith AA. Decision-Making Experiences Of Consumers Choosing Individual-Market Health Insurance Plans. Health Aff (Millwood). 2019 03; 38(3):464-472. View abstract
  9. Galbraith AA, Meyers DJ, Ross-Degnan D, Burns ME, Vialle-Valentin CE, Larochelle MR, Touw S, Zhang F, Rosenthal M, Balaban RB. Long-Term Impact of a Postdischarge Community Health Worker Intervention on Health Care Costs in a Safety-Net System. Health Serv Res. 2017 12; 52(6):2061-2078. View abstract
  10. Sinaiko AD, Kingsdale J, Galbraith AA. Consumer Health Insurance Shopping Behavior and Challenges: Lessons From Two State-Based Marketplaces. Med Care Res Rev. 2019 08; 76(4):403-424. View abstract
  11. Wisk LE, Finkelstein JA, Toomey SL, Sawicki GS, Schuster MA, Galbraith AA. Impact of an Individual Mandate and Other Health Reforms on Dependent Coverage for Adolescents and Young Adults. Health Serv Res. 2018 06; 53(3):1581-1599. View abstract
  12. Balaban RB, Zhang F, Vialle-Valentin CE, Galbraith AA, Burns ME, Larochelle MR, Ross-Degnan D. Impact of a Patient Navigator Program on Hospital-Based and Outpatient Utilization Over 180 Days in a Safety-Net Health System. J Gen Intern Med. 2017 Sep; 32(9):981-989. View abstract
  13. Galbraith AA, Fung V, Li L, Butler MG, Nordin JD, Hsu J, Smith D, Vollmer WM, Lieu TA, Soumerai SB, Wu AC. Impact of Copayment Changes on Children's Albuterol Inhaler Use and Costs after the Clean Air Act Chlorofluorocarbon Ban. Health Serv Res. 2018 02; 53(1):156-174. View abstract
  14. Wu AC, Li L, Fung V, Kharbanda EO, Larkin EK, Butler MG, Galbraith A, Miroshnik I, Davis RL, Horan K, Lieu TA. Mismatching Among Guidelines, Providers, and Parents on Controller Medication Use in Children with Asthma. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2016 Sep-Oct; 4(5):910-6. View abstract
  15. Kuhlthau KA, Nipp RD, Shui A, Srichankij S, Kirchhoff AC, Galbraith AA, Park ER. Health insurance coverage, care accessibility and affordability for adult survivors of childhood cancer: a cross-sectional study of a nationally representative database. J Cancer Surviv. 2016 12; 10(6):964-971. View abstract
  16. Wisk LE, Finkelstein JA, Sawicki GS, Lakoma M, Toomey SL, Schuster MA, Galbraith AA. Predictors of timing of transfer from pediatric- to adult-focused primary care. JAMA Pediatr. 2015 Jun; 169(6):e150951. View abstract
  17. Balaban RB, Galbraith AA, Burns ME, Vialle-Valentin CE, Larochelle MR, Ross-Degnan D. A Patient Navigator Intervention to Reduce Hospital Readmissions among High-Risk Safety-Net Patients: A Randomized Controlled Trial. J Gen Intern Med. 2015 Jul; 30(7):907-15. View abstract
  18. Wisk LE, Gangnon R, Vanness DJ, Galbraith AA, Mullahy J, Witt WP. Development of a novel, objective measure of health care-related financial burden for U.S. families with children. Health Serv Res. 2014 Dec; 49(6):1852-74. View abstract
  19. Fung V, Graetz I, Galbraith A, Hamity C, Huang J, Vollmer WM, Hsu J, Wu AC. Financial barriers to care among low-income children with asthma: health care reform implications. JAMA Pediatr. 2014 Jul; 168(7):649-56. View abstract
  20. Burns ME, Galbraith AA, Ross-Degnan D, Balaban RB. Feasibility and evaluation of a pilot community health worker intervention to reduce hospital readmissions. Int J Qual Health Care. 2014 Aug; 26(4):358-65. View abstract
  21. Balaban R, Galbraith A, Burns M, Vialle-Valentin C, Friedman E, Ross-Degnan D. C2-1: a randomized controlled trial of a patient navigator intervention to reduce hospital readmissions in a safety net health care system. Clin Med Res. 2013 Sep; 11(3):157-8. View abstract
  22. Galbraith AA, Sinaiko AD, Soumerai SB, Ross-Degnan D, Dutta-Linn MM, Lieu TA. Some families who purchased health coverage through the Massachusetts Connector wound up with high financial burdens. Health Aff (Millwood). 2013 May; 32(5):974-83. View abstract
  23. Sinaiko AD, Ross-Degnan D, Soumerai SB, Lieu T, Galbraith A. The experience of Massachusetts shows that consumers will need help in navigating insurance exchanges. Health Aff (Millwood). 2013 Jan; 32(1):78-86. View abstract
  24. Galbraith AA, Soumerai SB, Ross-Degnan D, Rosenthal MB, Gay C, Lieu TA. Delayed and forgone care for families with chronic conditions in high-deductible health plans. J Gen Intern Med. 2012 Sep; 27(9):1105-11. View abstract
  25. Penfold RB, Kullgren JT, Miroshnik I, Galbraith AA, Hinrichsen VL, Lieu TA. Reliability of a patient survey assessing cost-related changes in health care use among high deductible health plan enrollees. BMC Health Serv Res. 2011 May 27; 11:133. View abstract
  26. Galbraith AA, Ross-Degnan D, Soumerai SB, Rosenthal MB, Gay C, Lieu TA. Nearly half of families in high-deductible health plans whose members have chronic conditions face substantial financial burden. Health Aff (Millwood). 2011 Feb; 30(2):322-31. View abstract
  27. Kullgren JT, Galbraith AA, Hinrichsen VL, Miroshnik I, Penfold RB, Rosenthal MB, Landon BE, Lieu TA. Health care use and decision making among lower-income families in high-deductible health plans. Arch Intern Med. 2010 Nov 22; 170(21):1918-25. View abstract
  28. Galbraith AA, Ross-Degnan D, Soumerai SB, Abrams AM, Kleinman K, Rosenthal MB, Wharam JF, Adams AS, Miroshnik I, Lieu TA. Use of well-child visits in high-deductible health plans. Am J Manag Care. 2010 Nov; 16(11):833-40. View abstract
  29. Galbraith AA, Smith LA, Bokhour B, Miroshnik IL, Sawicki GS, Glauber JH, Hohman KH, Gay C, Lieu TA. Asthma care quality for children with minority-serving providers. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2010 Jan; 164(1):38-45. View abstract
  30. Lieu TA, Solomon JL, Sabin JE, Kullgren JT, Hinrichsen VL, Galbraith AA. Consumer awareness and strategies among families with high-deductible health plans. J Gen Intern Med. 2010 Mar; 25(3):249-54. View abstract
  31. Galbraith AA, Ross-Degnan D, Soumerai SB, Miroshnik I, Wharam JF, Kleinman K, Lieu TA. High-deductible health plans: are vulnerable families enrolled? Pediatrics. 2009 Apr; 123(4):e589-94. View abstract
  32. Smith LA, Bokhour B, Hohman KH, Miroshnik I, Kleinman KP, Cohn E, Cortés DE, Galbraith A, Rand C, Lieu TA. Modifiable risk factors for suboptimal control and controller medication underuse among children with asthma. Pediatrics. 2008 Oct; 122(4):760-9. View abstract
  33. Galbraith AA, Semura J, McAninch-Dake B, Anderson N, Christakis DA. Language Disparities and Timely Care for Children in Managed Care Medicaid. Am J Manag Care. 2008; 14(7):417-426. View abstract
  34. Galbraith AA, Ross-Degnan D, Soumerai SB, Rosenthal M, Adams A, Wharam JF, Abrams A, Kleinman K, Miroshnik I, Lieu TA. Use of Recommended Well-Child Visits in High-Deductible Health Plans [poster presentation]. AcademyHealth Annual research Meeting. 2008; Washington, D.C.. View abstract
  35. Wharam JF, Galbraith AA, Kleinman KP, Soumerai SB, Ross-Degnan D, Landon BE. Cancer screening before and after switching to a high-deductible health plan. Ann Intern Med. 2008 May 06; 148(9):647-55. View abstract
  36. Sawicki GS, Smith L, Bokhour B, Gay C, Hohman KH, Galbraith AA, Lieu TA. Periodic use of inhaled steroids in children with mild persistent asthma: what are pediatricians recommending? Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2008 Jun; 47(5):446-51. View abstract
  37. Wharam JF, Galbraith AA, Kleinman KP, Soumerai SS, Ross-Degnan D, Landon BE. Cancer Screening Among Members of a High-Deductible Health Plan. Ann Intern Med. 2008; 148:647-655. View abstract
  38. Galbraith AA, Ross-Degnan D, Soumerai S, Miroshnik I, Wharam F, Lieu TA. Characteristics of Children in High-Deductible Health Plans [platform presentation]. Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting. 2007; Toronto, Canada. View abstract
  39. Wharam JF, Landon BE, Galbraith AA, Kleinman KP, Soumerai SB, Ross-Degnan D. Emergency department use and subsequent hospitalizations among members of a high-deductible health plan. JAMA. 2007 Mar 14; 297(10):1093-102. View abstract
  40. Lansky A, Barfield WD, Marchi KS, Egerter SA, Galbraith AA, Braveman PA. Early postnatal care among healthy newborns in 19 States: pregnancy risk assessment monitoring system, 2000. Matern Child Health J. 2006 May; 10(3):277-84. View abstract
  41. Galbraith AA, Wong ST, Kim SE, Newacheck PW. Out-of-pocket financial burden for low-income families with children: socioeconomic disparities and effects of insurance. Health Serv Res. 2005 Dec; 40(6 Pt 1):1722-36. View abstract
  42. Wong ST, Galbraith A, Kim S, Newacheck PW. Disparities in the financial burden of children's healthcare expenditures. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2005 Nov; 159(11):1008-13. View abstract
  43. Galbraith AA, Grossman DC, Koepsell TD, Heagerty PJ, Christakis DA. Medicaid acceptance and availability of timely follow-up for newborns with Medicaid. Pediatrics. 2005 Nov; 116(5):1148-54. View abstract
  44. Galbraith AA, Semura J, McAninch-Dake B, Anderson N, Christakis DA. Emergency department use and perceived delay in accessing illness care among children with Medicaid. Ambul Pediatr. 2004 Nov-Dec; 4(6):509-13. View abstract
  45. Newacheck PW, Wong ST, Galbraith AA, Hung YY. Adolescent health care expenditures: a descriptive profile. J Adolesc Health. 2003 Jun; 32(6 Suppl):3-11. View abstract
  46. Galbraith AA, Egerter SA, Marchi KS, Chavez G, Braveman PA. Newborn early discharge revisited: are California newborns receiving recommended postnatal services? Pediatrics. 2003 Feb; 111(2):364-71. View abstract
  47. Galbraith A. Commentary: Routine home visits may not be needed for postpartum care in low-risk cases. Evidence-based Healthcare. 2003; 7:183-4. View abstract
  48. Hung Y, Galbraith A, Crain L, Wong S, Newacheck P. Health insurance of children and youth. In: Wallace H, editor. Health and Welfare for Families in the 21st Century. 2003; 245-58. View abstract
  49. Taeusch W, Galbraith A. Caring for San Francisco’s children. San Francisco Chronicle. 2001; A19. View abstract
  50. Galbraith AA, Stevens J, Klein JD. Health care access and utilization among pregnant adolescents. J Adolesc Health. 1997 Oct; 21(4):253-8. View abstract
  51. Bero LA, Galbraith A, Rennie D. Sponsored symposia on environmental tobacco smoke. JAMA. 1994 Feb 23; 271(8):612-7. View abstract
  52. Bero LA, Galbraith A, Rennie D. The publication of sponsored symposiums in medical journals. N Engl J Med. 1992 Oct 15; 327(16):1135-40. View abstract
  53. Sehgal A, Galbraith A, Chesney M, Schoenfeld P, Charles G, Lo B. How strictly do dialysis patients want their advance directives followed? JAMA. 1992 Jan 01; 267(1):59-63. View abstract