Center for Injury Research and Prevention

Kristi Busico Metzger, PhD, MPH

Kristi Metzger CHOP CIRP
CIRP Associate Fellow

Kristi Busico Metzger, PhD, MPH, is an epidemiologist with 18 years of experience in analyses of public health data. An Associate Fellow of the Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP), she has been an independent consultant with researchers at CIRP since July 2014, collaborating 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 Masters of Public Health and her Doctor of Philosophy in epidemiology from Emory University in Atlanta. Dr. Metzger can be contacted at