Anne M. Turner

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Associate Professor, Health Services
Associate Professor, Biomedical Informatics and Medical Education

Education

MPH   University of Washington, 2005   (Health Services, Medical Informatics)
MLIS   University of Washington, 2001   (Information Sciences)
MD   Brown University, 1985   (Medicine)
BS   University of California (Irvine), 1981   (Biology)

Contact Info

email:   amturner@u.washington.edu

address:
Northwest Center for Public Health Practice
1107 NE 45th Street, Suite 400
Seattle, WA 98105

campus box:   354809
voice:   206-221-3615

Research Interests

Public health workforce information workflow; public health digital libraries; natural language processing to access to public health gray literature

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Teaching   (Department of Health Services Courses)

Recent Publications



Turner AM, Bergman M, Brownstein M, Cole K, Kirchhoff K. A Comparison of Human and Machine Translation of Health Promotion Materials for Public Health Practice: Time, Costs, and Quality. J Public Health Manag Pract. 2013 Sep 30. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 24084391
  

Capurro D, Cole K, Echavarría MI, Joe J, Neogi T, Turner AM. The Use of Social Networking Sites for Public Health Practice and Research: A Systematic Review. J Med Internet Res. 2014 Mar 14;16(3):e79. Review.  PMID: 24642014    PMCID: PMC3971364
   

Reeder B, Hills RA, Turner AM, Demiris G. Participatory design of an integrated information system design to support public health nurses and nurse managers. Public Health Nurs. 2014 Mar;31(2):183-92. doi: 10.1111/phn.12081. Epub 2013 Sep 30.  PMID: 24117760
  

Kirchho K, Capurro D, Turner AM. A Conjoint Analysis Framework for Evaluating User Preferences in Machine Translation. Mach Transl. 2014 Mar 1;28(1):1-17.  PMID: 24683295    PMCID: PMC3964613
   

Mandel H, Turner AM. Exploring local public health workflow in the context of automated translation technologies. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2013 Nov 16;2013:939-45. eCollection 2013.  PMID: 24551385    PMCID: PMC3900226
  

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Dissertation, Thesis & Capstone Committees (recent HSERV graduates)

2013
Chair, thesis committee for Amanda Cuda
Maternity care curriculum in family medicine residency: A program evaluation and phenomenology of competence

2012
Chair, thesis committee for Abigail Howell
Staff response to a family ccmmunication intervention in the ICU: Team, trust, autonomy

2012
Member, capstone for Josephine Oke
The role of social marketing and community coalition efforts to increase participation in the 2010 Arctic Care Mission events.

2012
Chair, thesis committee for Rebecca Sutherland
A descriptive study with recommendations regarding adult obesity in Benton & Franklin counties based on 2003-2010 BRFSS data

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

Addressing the Personal Health Information Management Needs of Older Adults
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
PI:   Turner           Dates:    9/1/2014 - 8/31/2015

Simulation training to improve 911 dispatcher identifacation of cardiac arrest
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
PI:   Meischke           Dates:    8/1/2014 - 7/31/2015

Addressing the Personal Health Information Management Needs of Older Adults
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
PI:   Turner           Dates:    12/1/2013 - 11/30/2018

Simulation training to improve 911 dispatcher identification of cardiac arrest
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
PI:   Meischke           Dates:    8/1/2013 - 7/31/2014

Simulation training to improve 911dispatcher identification of cardiac arrest
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
PI:   Meischke           Dates:    10/1/2012 - 9/30/2015

Extending Emergency Response Skills to Limited English Proficiency Communties
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
PI:   Meischke           Dates:    9/30/2011 - 9/29/2012

Northwest Preparedness and Emergency Response Learning Center
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
PI:   Allan           Dates:    9/30/2011 - 9/29/2012

Northwest Preparedness and Emergency Response Learning Center
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
PI:   Allan           Dates:    9/30/2010 - 9/29/2015

Improving access to multi-lingual health information through machine translation
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
PI:   Turner           Dates:    7/1/2010 - 6/30/2015

Biomedical and Health Informatics Training Program
National Library of Medicine (NLM)
PI:   Tarczy-hornoch           Dates:    7/1/2007 - 6/30/2012

Projects

TranPHorm Translation Project

Researchers at TransPHorm are investigating the use of machine translation technology to shorten the time and costs of translating public health materials. The end goal of this research is to improve access to health information within limited English proficiency (LEP) populations.

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