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​Jean Kutner, MD, MSPH

Investigator Leadership Core​

Contact Information​​​​

Other Positions

  • Division Head, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine
  • Tenured Professor, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine
  • Gordon Meiklejohn Endowed Chair, University of Colorado School of Medicine
  • Founding Director, Population-based Palliative Care Research Network (PoPCRN)
  • Co-Director, Palliative Care Research Cooperative (PCRC)

Research Interests 

Improving symptoms and quality of life for patients with life-limiting illness and their family caregivers​.

Selected Publications​

  • Caverly TJ, Al-Khatib SM, Kutner JS, Masoudi FA, Matlock DD. Patient preference in the decision to place implantable cardioverter-defibrillators. Arch Intern Med. 2012; 172(14): 1104-5. PMID:22688654.
  • Currow DC, Plummer JL, Kutner JS, Samsa GP, Abernethy AP. Analyzing Phase III Studies in Hospice/Palliative Care. A Solution That Sits Between Intention-to-Treat and Per Protocol Analysis: The Palliative-Modified ITT Analysis. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2012. Jul 21. PMID:22819439.
  • Fischer SM, Sauaia A, Min S, Kutner JS, Advance Directive Discussions: Lost in Translation or Lost Opportunities? J Palliat Med. 2012 Jan;15(1):86-92. Epub 2012 Jan 12. PMID:22239609.
  • Kutner, JS. A Significant Milestone for Palliative Care: Imperative for Dissemination and Implementation Research. J Palliat Med. 2011; 14(11): 1194 – 1195. PMID:22050580.
  • Kutner JS, Smith M, Mellis K, Felton S, Yamashita T, Corbin L. Methodologic Challenges in Conducting a Multi-Site Randomized Clinical Trial of Massage Therapy in Hospice. J Palliat Med. 2010; 13(6): 739-744. PMID:20597707​.
  • For a full list, see PubMed​