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Dept. of Health Services
Program Affiliations
Elizabeth Phelan
Adjunct Associate Professor
Associate Professor, Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine (primary appt.)

Research Interests:
Delivering effective primary care to older adults; health promotion

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Contact Information

email:   phelane@u.washington.edu

address:
Harborview Medical Center
325 9th Ave.
Seattle, WA 98104-2499

campus box:   359755
voice:   206-744-9112
fax:   206-744-9976

Education

MS   University of Washington, 1998   (Health Services)
MD   Tufts University, 1992   (Medicine)
BA   Wellesley College, 1986   (French)

Recent Publications



Biedenweg K, Meischke H, Bohl A, Hammerback K, Williams B, Poe P, Phelan EA. Understanding older adults' motivators and barriers to participating in organized programs supporting exercise behaviors. J Prim Prev. 2014 Feb;35(1):1-11. doi: 10.1007/s10935-013-0331-2.  PMID: 24214654


Meischke H, Stubbs B, Fahrenbruch C, Phelan E. Factors associated with the adoption of a patient education intervention among first responders, king county, washington, 2010-2011. Prev Chronic Dis. 2014 Jan 30;11:E14. doi: 10.5888/pcd11.130221.  PMID: 24480631


Bohl AA, Phelan EA, Fishman PA, Harris JR. How Are the Costs of Care for Medical Falls Distributed? The Costs of Medical Falls by Component of Cost, Timing, and Injury Severity. Gerontologist. 2012 Mar 8. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 22403161


Calhoun R, Meischke H, Hammerback K, Bohl A, Poe P, Williams B, Phelan EA. Older adults' perceptions of clinical fall prevention programs: a qualitative study. J Aging Res. 2011;2011:867341. Epub 2011 May 12.  PMID: 21629712    PMCID: PMC3100683


Bohl AA, Fishman PA, Ciol MA, Williams B, Logerfo J, Phelan EA. A longitudinal analysis of total 3-year healthcare costs for older adults who experience a fall requiring medical care. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2010 May;58(5):853-60. Epub 2010 Apr 6.  PMID: 20406310


Dissertation, Thesis & Capstone Committees (recent HSERV graduates)

2013
Chair, thesis committee for Stephanie Ennis
Association of living alone and hospitalization among community-dwelling elders with and without dementia

2011
Member, dissertation committee for Alex Bohl
The cost implications of fall-related injuries

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