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Charles C. Maynard

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Research Professor Emeritus, Health Services


PhD   University of Washington, 1986   (Sociology)
MSW   University of Washington, 1977   (Social Work)
MA   Washington State University, 1974   (Sociology)
BA   Whitman College, 1970   (Sociology)

Contact Info


VA Puget Sound HSR&D
Metro Park West, Suite 1400
1100 Olive Way
Seattle, WA 98101

campus box:   358280
voice:   206-277-6496
fax:   206-764-2935


Charles Maynard joined the University of Washington in 1975, when he started in the MSW program. His primary research interests are cardiovascular health services research and administrative databases, with particular interest in Department of Veterans Affairs databases.

Cardiovascular disease; administrative databases

Maynard C, Batten A, Liu CF, Nelson K, Fihn SD. The Burden of Mental Illness Among Veterans: Use of VHA Health Care Services by Those With Service-connected Conditions. Med Care. 2017 Nov;55(11):965-969. doi: 10.1097/MLR.0000000000000806.  PMID: 28930889

Nelson K, Sun H, Dolan E, Maynard C, Beste L, Bryson C, Schectman G, Fihn SD. Elements of the patient-centered medical home associated with health outcomes among veterans: the role of primary care continuity, expanded access, and care coordination. J Ambul Care Manage. 2014 Oct-Dec;37(4):331-8. doi: 10.1097/JAC.0000000000000032.  PMID: 25180648

Nelson KM, Helfrich C, Sun H, Hebert PL, Liu CF, Dolan E, Taylor L, Wong E, Maynard C, Hernandez SE, Sanders W, Randall I, Curtis I, Schectman G, Stark R, Fihn SD. Implementation of the patient-centered medical home in the veterans health administration: associations with patient satisfaction, quality of care, staff burnout, and hospital and emergency department use. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Aug 1;174(8):1350-8. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2014.2488.  PMID: 25055197

Kamphuis VP, Haeck ML, Wagner GS, Maan AC, Maynard C, Delgado V, Vliegen HW, Swenne CA. Electrocardiographic detection of right ventricular pressure overload in patients with suspected pulmonary hypertension. J Electrocardiol. 2013 Nov 1. pii: S0022-0736(13)00564-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jelectrocard.2013.10.010. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 24370072

Sundh F, Simlund J, Harrison JK, Maynard C, Ugander M, Strauss DG, Carlsen E, Wagner GS. Impact of ostium secundum atrial septal defect closure on the resolution of falsely positive electrocardiographic criteria for myocardial scarring. J Electrocardiol. 2013 Nov 21. pii: S0022-0736(13)00569-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jelectrocard.2013.11.005. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 24491675

Member, dissertation committee for Lindsay White
Interpersonal continuity of care in older adults with multiple chronic conditions

Evaluating the Causal Factors of Pauses During Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest
Medic One Foundation
PI:   Sayre           Dates:    7/1/2018 - 6/30/2019

Randomized clinical trial of sodium nitrite for out of hospital cardiac arrest
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
PI:   Kim           Dates:    5/1/2018 - 4/30/2019

Randomized clinical trial of sodium nitrite for out of hospital cardiac arrest
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
PI:   Kim           Dates:    5/1/2017 - 4/30/2018

Randomized clinical trial of sodium nitrite for out of hospital cardiac arrest
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
PI:   Kim           Dates:    4/1/2016 - 3/31/2021

Clinical Outcomes Assessment Project

This organization reviews outcomes for coronary artery bypass surgeries and percutaneous coronary interventions performed in Washington State Hospitals.

Epidemiology Research and Information Center

This Department of Veterans Affairs center provides epidemiologic consultation to Department of Veterans Affairs researchers.