Gary M. Franklin

Adjunct Research Professor, Health Services
Research Professor, Env. and Occ. Health Sciences (primary appt.)

Education

MPH   University of California (Berkeley), 1982   (Pub Health & Comm Med)
MD   George Washington University, 1969   (Internal Medicine)
BA   Franklin & Marshall College, 1965   (Mathematics)

Contact Info

email:   meddir@u.washington.edu

address:
University of Washington
Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences
130 Nickerson St, Suite 212
Seattle, WA 98109

campus box:   359116
voice:   206-685-7193
fax:   206-685-7031

Research Interests

Occupational injury, neurological epidemiology, outcomes research

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Recent Publications



Martin BI, Franklin GM, Deyo RA, Wickizer TM, Lurie JD, Mirza SK. How do coverage policies influence practice patterns, safety, and cost of initial lumbar fusion surgery? A population-based comparison of workers' compensation systems. Spine J. 2014 Jul 1;14(7):1237-46. doi: 10.1016/j.spinee.2013.08.018. Epub 2013 Nov 7.  PMID: 24210578    PMCID: PMC4013264
   

Graves JM, Fulton-Kehoe D, Jarvik JG, Franklin GM. Health Care Utilization and Costs Associated with Adherence to Clinical Practice Guidelines for Early Magnetic Resonance Imaging among Workers with Acute Occupational Low Back Pain. Health Serv Res. 2013 Aug 1. doi: 10.1111/1475-6773.12098. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 23910019    PMCID: PMC3864604
   

Searles Nielsen S, Franklin GM, Longstreth WT Jr, Swanson PD, Checkoway H. Reply: To PMID 23661325. Ann Neurol. 2014 Jan;75(1):163. doi: 10.1002/ana.24033.  PMID: 24122934
  

Garg RK, Fulton-Kehoe D, Turner JA, Bauer AM, Wickizer T, Sullivan MD, Franklin GM. Changes in opioid prescribing for Washington workers' compensation claimants after implementation of an opioid dosing guideline for chronic noncancer pain: 2004 to 2010. J Pain. 2013 Dec;14(12):1620-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jpain.2013.08.001.  PMID: 24290443
  

Fulton-Kehoe D, Garg RK, Turner JA, Bauer AM, Sullivan MD, Wickizer TM, Franklin GM. Opioid poisonings and opioid adverse effects in workers in Washington State. Am J Ind Med. 2013 Dec;56(12):1452-62. doi: 10.1002/ajim.22266. Epub 2013 Oct 10.  PMID: 24122929
  

External Funding (sampling of recent awards from UW SAGE data)

Education and Research Center
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
PI:   Kalman           Dates:    7/1/2014 - 6/30/2015

Education and Research Center
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
PI:   Kalman           Dates:    7/1/2013 - 6/30/2014

Eval of WA State Occupational Health Services Quality Improvements
Washington State Department of Labor and Industries
PI:   Franklin           Dates:    7/1/2013 - 6/30/2015

Lifetime UVB Exposure, Vitamin D, and Multiple Sclerosis in a Cohort of U.S. Radiologic Technologists
National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS)
PI:   Checkoway           Dates:    4/1/2013 - 3/31/2015

Eval OHS Supplement
Washington State Department of Labor and Industries
PI:   Franklin           Dates:    12/1/2011 - 11/30/2012

Progress Report: Evaluation of the Washington State Guideline on Opioid Dosing for Chronic Pain
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
PI:   Franklin           Dates:    9/1/2011 - 8/31/2012

Eval of WA State Occupational Health Services Quality Improvements
Washington State Department of Labor and Industries
PI:   Franklin           Dates:    7/1/2011 - 6/30/2013

Back pain Outcomes using Longitudinal Data (BOLD)
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
PI:   Jarvik           Dates:    9/1/2010 - 8/31/2013

Evaluation of the Washington State Guideline on Opioid Dosing for Chronic Pain
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
PI:   Franklin           Dates:    9/1/2010 - 8/31/2012

Education and Research Center
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
PI:   Seixas           Dates:    7/1/2010 - 6/30/2015

Collaborative Center for Healthy Work and Environment
John E Fogarty International Center (FIC)
PI:   Keifer           Dates:    5/1/2007 - 4/30/2012