Center for Injury Research and Prevention

Kristi Busico Metzger, PhD, MPH

Kristi Metzger CHOP CIRP
CIRP Statistical Scientist

Kristi Busico Metzger, PhD, MPH, is an epidemiologist with 18 years of experience in analyses of public health data. She has been an independent consultant at the Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP) since July 2014, collaborating with researchers on epidemiological studies and conducting data analyses. These projects have included analyses of young driver licensing rates, motor vehicle crash injuries, and concussions in children.

Dr. Metzger’s research interests include injury epidemiology, chronic disease epidemiology, and epidemiological methods.

Dr. Metzger previously worked for government public health agencies in the cities of New York and Austin (Texas), as well as the state of Texas. She has worked in academia as well, as a researcher at Emory University in Atlanta and Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City.  She received her Master of Public Health and her Doctor of Philosophy in Epidemiology from Emory University in Atlanta. Dr. Metzger can be contacted at