Alexander Krist, MD

Alex Krist is a Professor of Family Medicine and Population Health at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) and a practicing family physician and faculty at the Inova Fairfax Family Practice residency.  He directs the Virginia Ambulatory Care Outcomes Research Network (ACORN), a collection of over 500 primary care practices that partner to conduct research that matters for primary care. Dr. Krist is a former member and Chair of the U.S Preventive Services Task Force and immediate past chair. His personal research interests focus on implementation of preventive recommendations, patient centered care, health equity, decision-making, and health information technology.