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  1. *Linz, D., Zabinsky, Z. B., Heim, J. A., Fishman, P. (2018). A multi-objective model for optimizing staffing across geographically distributed patient centered medical homes. IISE Transactions on Healthcare Systems Engineering. doi:10.1080/24725579.2019.1567629*
  2. *Ho, T. H., Fishman, P. A., & Zabinsky, Z. (2016, December). Designing and analyzing healthcare insurance policies to reduce cost and prevent the spread of seasonal influenza. Proceedings of the 2016 Winter Simulation Conference. doi:10.1109/WSC.2016.7822246
  3. *Fishman, P., Hornbrook, M. C., Ritzwoller, D. P., O'Keeffe-Rosetti, M. C., Lafata, J. E., & Salloum, R. (2013). The challenge of conducting comparative effectiveness research in cancer: The impact of a fragmented US health care system. Journal of the National Cancer Institute Monographs, 2013(46), 99-105. doi:10.1093/jncimonographs/lgt008
  4. *Fishman, P., & Black, L. (1999). Indirect costs of migraine in a managed care population. Cephalagia, 19(1), 50-7. doi:10.1111/j.1468-2982.1999.1901050.x
  5. *Fishman, P. A. (2012). Impact of broadened coverage of smoking cessation treatments on cardiovascular disease. Current Cardiovascular Risk Reports, 6(6), 542-548. doi:10.1007/s12170-012-0275-8
  6. *Fishman, P., Ding, V., Hubbard, R., Ludman, E., Morales, L., Operalaski, B., Operalaski, B., Pabiniak, C., Stewart, C., Savarino, J., & Simon, G. E. (2012). Impact of deductibles on initiation and continuation of psychotherapy for treatment of depression. Health Services Research, 47(4), 1567-79. doi:10.1111/j.1475-6773.2012.01388.x
  1. *Landsittel, D. P., Kessler, L. G., Schmid, C. H., Marantz, P., & Suarez-Almazor, M. E. (2017). Training in patient centered outcomes research for specific researcher communities. Journal of Clinical and Translational Science, 1(5), 278-284. doi:10.1017/cts.2017.307
  2. *Downard, C. D., Goldin, A., Garrison, M. M., Waldhausen, J. Langham, M., & Hirschl, R. (2015). Utility of onsite interviews in the pediatric surgery match. Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 50(6), 1042-5. doi:10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2015.03.036
  1. *Edwards, T. C., Emerson, J., Genatossio, A., McNamara, S., Goss, C., Patrick, D. L., Onchiri, F., Rosenfeld, M. (2018). Initial development and pilot testing of Observer-Reported Outcomes (ObsROs) for children with cystic fibrosis ages 0-11 years. Journal of Cystic Fibrosis. doi: 10.1016/j.jcf.2017.12.008
  2. *Jarvik, J. G., Gold, L. S., Tan, K., Friedly, J. L., Nedeljkovic, S. S., Comstock, B. A., Deyo, R. A., Turner, J. A., Bresnahan, B. W., Rundell, S. D., James, K. T., Nerenz, D. R., Avins, A. L., Bauer, Z., Kessler, L., & Heagerty, P. J. (2018). Long-term outcomes of a large, prospective observational cohort of older adults with back pain. The Spine Journal, pii: S1529-9430(18)30021-4. doi:10.1016/j.spinee.2018.01.018
  3. *Davidson, G. H., Flum, D. R., Talan, D. A., Kessler, L. G., Lavallee, D. C., Bizzell, B. J., Farjah, F., Stewart, S. D., Krishnadasan, A., Carney, E. E., Wolff, E. M., Comstock, B. A., Monsell, S. E., Heagerty, P. J., Ehlers, A. P., DeUgarte, D. A., Kaji, A. H., Evans, H. L., Yu, J. T., Mandell, K. A., Doten, I. C., Clive, K. S., McGrane, K. M., Tudor, B. C., Foster, C. S., Saltzman D. J., Thirlby, R. C., Lange, E. O., Sabbatini, A. K., & Moran, G. J. (2017). Comparison of Outcomes of antibiotic Drugs and Appendectomy (CODA) trial: A protocol for the pragmatic randomized study of appendicitis treatment. British Medical Journal Open, 7(11), e016117. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2017-016117
  4. *Edwards, T. C., Lavallee, D. C., Clowes, A. W., Devine, E. B., Flum, D. R., Meissner, M. H., Thomason, E. T., Barbic, S. P., Beck, S., J., Patrick, D. L. (2017) Preliminary validation of the Claudication Symptom Instrument (CSI). Vascular Medicine, 22(6), 482-489. doi:10.1177/1358863X17731623
  5. *Friedly, J. L., Comstock, B. A., Turner, J. A., Heagerty, P. J., Deyo, R. A., Bauer, Z., Avins, A. L., Nedeljkovic, S. S., Nerenz, D. R., Shi, X. R., Annaswamy, T., Standaert, C. J., Smuck, M., Kennedy, D. J., Akuthota, V., Sibell, D., Wasan, A. D., Diehn, F., Suri, P., Rundell, S. D., Kessler, L., Chen, A. S., & Jarvik, J. G. (2017). Long-term effects of repeated injections of local anesthetic with or without corticosteroid for lumbar spinal stenosis: A randomized trial. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 98(9), 1499-1507. doi:10.1016/j.apmr.2017.02.029
  6. *Foster, C. C., Jacob-Files, E., Arthur, K. C., Hillman, S. A., Edwards, T. C., & Mangione-Smith, R. (2017). Provider perspectives of high-quality pediatric hospital-to-home transitions for children and youth with chronic disease. Hospital Pediatrics, 7(11), 649-659. doi:10.1542/hpeds.2017-0031
  7. *Devine, D. B., Alfonso-Cristancho, R., Yanez N. D., Edwards, T. C., Patrick, D. L., Armstrong, C. A., Devlin, A., Symons, R. G., Meissner, M. H., Derrick, E. L., Lavallee, D. C., Kessler, L. G., Flum, D. R., & Comparative Effectiveness Research Translation Network (CERTAIN) Collaborative. (2016). Effectiveness of a medical vs revascularization intervention for intermittent leg claudication based on patient-reported outcomes. JAMA Surgery, 151(10), e162024. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2016.2024
  8. *Edwards, T. C., Fredericksen, R. J., Crane, H. M., Crane, P. K., Kitahata, M. M., Matthews, W. C., Mayer, K. H., Morales, L. S., Mugavero, M. J., Solorio, R., Yang, F. M., Patrick, D. L. (2016). Content validity of Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS) items in the context of HIV clinical care. Quality of Life Research, 25(2), 293-302. doi: 10.1007/s11136-015-1096-2
  9. *Edwards, T. C., Lavallee, D. C., Bauer, Z., Comstock, B. A., Jarvik, J. G., Patrick, D. L., Makris, U. E., & Friedly, J. L. (2015). Problem areas identified as important to older adults with lumbar spinal stenosis. The Spine Journal, 15(7), 1636-44. doi:10.1016/j.spinee.2015.03.008
  10. *Jarvik, J. G., Comstock, B. A., James, K. T., Avins, A. L., Bresnahan, B. W., Deyo, R. A., Luetmer, P. H., Friedly, J. L., Meier, E. N., Cherkin, D. C., Gold, L. S., Rundell, S. D., Halabi, S. S., Kallmes, D. F., Tan, K. W., Turner, J. A., Kessler, L. G., Lavallee, D. C., Stephens, K. A., Heagerty, P. J. (2015). Lumbar Imaging with Reporting of Epidemiology (LIRE)-Protocol for a pragmatic cluster randomized trial. Contemporary Clinical Trials, 45(Pt B), 157-63. doi:10.1016/j.cct.2015.10.003
  11. *Potosky, A. L., O'Neill, S. C., Isaacs, C., Tsai, H. T., Chao, C., Liu, C., Ekezue, B. F., Selvam, N., Kessler, L. G., Zhou, Y., & Schwartz M. D. (2015). Population-based study of the effect of gene expression profiling on adjuvant chemotherapy use in breast cancer patients under the age of 65 years. Cancer, 121(22), 4062-70. doi:10.1002/cncr.29621
  12. *Ahrens, K. R., Garrison, M. M., & Courtney, M. E. (2014). Health outcomes in young adults from foster care and economically diverse backgrounds. Pediatrics, 134(6), 1067-74. doi:10.1542/peds.2014-1150
  13. *LaRiviere, C. A., McAteer, J. P., Huaco, J. A., Garrison, M. M., Avansino, J. R., Koepsell, T. D., Oldham, K. T., & Goldin, A. B. (2013). Outcomes in pediatric surgery by hospital volume: a population-based comparison. Pediatric Surgery International, 29(6), 561-70. doi:10.1007/s00383-013-3293-9
  14. *Garrison, M. M., Katon, W. J., & Richardson, L. P. (2005). The impact of psychiatric comorbidities on readmissions for diabetes in youth. Diabetes Care, 28(9), 2150-4. doi:10.2337/diacare.28.9.2150
  1. *Barclay, R. P., Hilt, R. J., & Garrison, M. (2016). A statewide pediatric psychiatry consultation to primary care program and the care of children with trauma-related concerns. Journal of Behavioral Health Services and Research, 43(4), 691-699. doi:10.1007/s11414-015-9470-y
  2. *Gura, V., Rivara, M. B., Bieber, S., Munshi, R., Smith, N. C., Linke, L., Kundzins, J., Beizai, M., Ezon, C., Kessler, L., & Himmelfarb, J. (2016). A wearable artificial kidney for patients with end-stage renal disease. Journal of Clinical Investigation Insight, 1(8), e86397. doi: 10.1172/jci.insight.86397
  3. *Sullivan, D. C., Obuchowski, N. A., Kessler, L. G., Raunig, D. L., Gatsonis, C., Huang, E. P., Kondratovich, M. McShane, L. M., Reeves, A. P., Barboriak, D. P., Guimaraes, A. R., Wahl, R. L., & RSNA-QIBA Metrology Working Group (2015). Metrology standards for quantitative imaging biomarkers. Radiology, 277(3), 813-25. doi:10.1148/radiol.2015142202
  4. *Fishman, P. A., Green, B., Ralston, J., Carlson, J., Cook, A., Catz, S., Larson, E., Anderson, D., & Carrell, D. (2013). Improving BP control through electronic communications: An economic evaluation. American Journal of Managed Care, 19(3), 709-716. Retrieved from
  5. *Stout, J. W., Smith, K., Zhou, C., Solomon, C., Dozor, A. J., Garrison, M. M., & Mangione-Smith, R. (2012). Learning from a distance: effectiveness of online spirometry training in improving asthma care. Academic Pediatrics, 12(2), 88-95. doi:10.1016/j.acap.2011.11.006
  6. *Cooper, W. O., Ray, W. A., Arbogast, P. G., Garrison, M., Dudley, J. A., & Christakis, D. A. (2008). Health plan notification and feedback to providers is associated with increased filling of preventer medications for children with asthma enrolled in Medicaid. Journal of Pediatrics, 152(4), 481-8. doi:10.1016/j.jpeds.2007.08.046
  1. *Loggers, E. T., Buist, D. S., Gold, L. S., Zeliadt, S., Hunter Merrill, R., Etzioni, R., Ramsey, S. D., Sullivan, S. D., & Kessler, L. (2016). Advanced imaging and receipt of guideline concordant care in women with early stage breast cancer. International Journal of Breast Cancer, 2016, 2182985. doi: 10.1155/2016/2182985
  2. *O'Neill, S. C., Isaacs, C., Chao, C., Tsai, H. T., Liu, C., Ekezue, B. F., Selvam, N., Kessler, L. G., Schwartz, M. D., Lobo, T., & Potosky, A. L. (2015). Adoption of gene expression profiling for breast cancer in US oncology practice for women younger than 65 years. Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, 13(10), 1216-24. Retrieved from
  3. *Tieder, J. S., Robertson, A., & Garrison, M. M. (2009). Pediatric hospital adherence to the standard of care for acute gastroenteritis. Pediatrics, 124(6), e1081-7. doi:10.1542/peds.2009-0473
  1. *Correll, J. R., Walker, S. C., & Edwards, T. C. (2017). Parent perceptions of participating in a program for adolescents who are violent at home. Journal of Family Violence, 32(2), 243-255. doi:10.1007/s10896-016-9847-6
  2. *Shipe, M. E., Edwards, T. C., Evans, K. N., Schook, C. C., Leavitt, D., Peter, A., Saltzman, B. S., Davies, J. K., & Tse, R. (2016). Optimizing surgical treatment of internationally adopted children with cleft lip and/or palate: Understanding the family experience. The Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, 53(4), 444-52. doi:10.1597/14-260
  3. *Kapp-Simon, K. A., Edwards, T., Ruta, C., Bellucci, C. C., Aspirnall, C. L., Strauss, Topolski, T. D., Rumsey, N. J., & Patrick, D. L. (2015). Shared surgical decision making and youth resilience correlates of satisfaction with clinical outcomes. Journal of Craniofacial Surgery, 26(5), 1574-80. doi:10.1097/SCS.0000000000001892
  4. *Reed, S. C., Bell, J. F., & Edwards, T. C. (2014). Weapon carrying, physical fighting and gang membership among youth in Washington state military families. Maternal and Child Health Journal, 18(8), 1863-72. doi:10.1007/s10995-014-1430-2
*derived indirectly from the Center for Health Innovation & Policy Science