Ivy Krull M.S.W., M.P.H.

Doctoral Candidate

Over the last 13 years, Ivy Krull has specialized in implementing state-of-the art technology and outreach to impact healthcare communications and behavior change. She has focused her academic and professional career on building, scaling, and expanding organizations in both the early stage/start-up and the non-profit arena. Her current transition to a doctoral student at Boston University has also brought her to the Center for Addictions Research and Services. Her research focuses on vulnerable populations, addiction, depression screening, and health behavior change. Ms. Krull has a bachelor’s degree from Harvard University and an M.S.W. and M.P.H. from Boston University. She is currently working on her dissertation which investigates policy and funding implications related to the implementation of evidence-based practices in community-based substance abuse treatment organizations.


Krull, I., Lundgren, L., Zerden, L. (In Press). Attitudes toward evidence-based pharmacological treatments among community-based addiction treatment programs targeting vulnerable population groups.  Journal of Addictive Diseases.

Lundgren, L., Amodeo, M., Krull, I., Chassler, D., Weidenfeld, R., Zerden, L.D., Gowler, R., Lederer, J., Cohen, A., & Beltrame, C. (2011). Addiction treatment provider attitudes on staff capacity and evidence-based clinical training: Results from a national study. The American Journal on Addictions, 20(3), 271-284.

Lundgren, L., Krull, I., Zerden, L., & McCarty, D. (2011). Community-based addiction treatment staff attitudes about the usefulness of science-based addiction treatment and CBO organizational linkages to research institutions. Evaluation and Program Planning, 34(4), 356-365.

Krull, I. (2009). …And healthcare access for all: Addressing health disparities. http://www.healthmgttech.com/enews/2009_April/hmt_enews_story1.aspx