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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@uw.edu

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

campus box:   354809
voice:   206-221-3615

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



Lu TC, Fu CM, Ma MH, Fang CC, Turner AM. Healthcare Applications of Smart Watches. A Systematic Review. Appl Clin Inform. 2016 Sep 14;7(3):850-69. doi: 10.4338/ACI-2016-03-R-0042.  PMID: 27623763
  


Meischke H, Painter I, Turner AM, Weaver MR, Fahrenbruch CE, Ike BR, Stangenes S. Protocol: simulation training to improve 9-1-1 dispatcher identification of cardiac arrest. BMC Emerg Med. 2016 Feb 1;16(1):9. doi: 10.1186/s12873-016-0073-6.  PMID: 26830676    PMCID: PMC4736553
   


Eisenberg D, Seino L, Meischke H, Tu SP, Turner AM, Ike B, Painter I, Yip MP. Development of a Culturally-Adapted Graphic Novella about Emergency Communication: Collaborations with a Limited English Speaking Chinese Immigrant Community. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2016;27(3):1199-210. doi: 10.1353/hpu.2016.0116.  PMID: 27524762
  


Turner AM, Osterhage K, Hartzler A, Joe J, Lin L, Kanagat N, Demiris G. Use of Patient Portals for Personal Health Information Management: The Older Adult Perspective. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2015 Nov 5;2015:1234-41. eCollection 2015.  PMID: 26958263    PMCID: PMC4765678
  


Dew K, Turner AM, Desai L, Martin N, Laurenzi A, Kirchhoff K. PHAST: A Collaborative Machine Translation and Post-Editing Tool for Public Health. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2015 Nov 5;2015:492-501. eCollection 2015.  PMID: 26958182    PMCID: PMC4765627
  


2014
Chair, thesis committee for Molly Buice
Smoke signals: An analysis of policies to reduce hookah use among adolescents in Washington State

2014
Chair, thesis committee for Sara Pope
The effect of the patient centered medical home on cervical cancer screening rates in a Navy family medicine clinic

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 perception of a family communication facilitator intervention in the ICU: A qualitative study

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

Investigating the Potential of New Language Technologies to Facilitate EMS and LEP Communication
Medic One Foundation
PI:   Turner           Dates:    1/25/2016 - 1/24/2017

Addressing the Personal Health Information Management Needs of Older Adults
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
PI:   Turner           Dates:    9/1/2015 - 8/31/2016

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

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

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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