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Centene Center’s Matthew Kreuter, PhD on List of Most Influential Scientists

Centene Center for Health Transformation Faculty Director Matthew Kreuter, PhD has been recognized as one of the world’s most influential researchers by Stanford University in a recent study published in PLOS Biology. The list of 100,000 influential scientists represent the top 1.5% of the 7 million scientist database and were selected based on measurements of peer-reviewed publications and their citations by other scientists worldwide.

Dr. Kreuter is the Kahn Family Professor of Public Health and the founder and senior scientist of the Health Communication Research Laboratory at Washington University in St. Louis. He is a leading public health expert in the field of health communication and health disparity. Through his research he seeks to increase the reach and effectiveness of health information to low-income and minority populations and has been influential in the development and success of many of the Centene Center’s research initiatives, including: Coaching Terms Study, Usability Testing of a Goal-Setting Platform, and Life Values Assessment.

About The Centene Center for Health Transformation

The Centene Center for Health Transformation™ is a community-corporate-academic healthcare partnership that advances life-centric health research to improve lives so that communities can thrive. For more information regarding the Centene Center for Health Transformation, visit


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The Centene Center engages in research across five focus areas to influence positive health outcomes and decrease healthcare costs. Find out more about our studies, initiatives, and researchers here.

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