Gina Keppel, MPH
Research Scientist

Phone: (206) 685-0750

Biographical Profile

Gina holds an M.P.H from the University of Washington School of Public Health and Community Medicine and a B.A. from Pomona College. She has worked in the Department of Family Medicine Research Section since 2006 and in public health research since 2000.

Research Interests & Roles

Gina's health services research experience includes both qualitative and quantitative data analysis, project management, and grant development. Her primary research interests are chronic disease management, health promotion, mental health and health disparities.

Current Projects

Gina currently works with the WWAMI region Practice and Research Network (WPRN) and the Institute of Translational Health Sciences, as well as the the Rural Health Research Center and Center for Health Workforce Studies

Published Articles





Exploring the barriers and facilitators to use of point of care tests in family medicine clinics in the United States. Hardy V, Thompson M, Alto W, Keppel GA, Hornecker J, Linares A, Robitaille B, Baldwin LM BMC Fam Pract 2016
Using the diffusion of innovations theory to assess socio-technical factors in planning the implementation of an electronic health record alert across multiple primary care clinics. Lin CP, Guirguis-Blake J, Keppel GA, Dobie S, Osborn J, Cole AM, Baldwin LM J Innov Health Inform 2016
Extracting Electronic Health Record Data in a Practice-Based Research Network: Processes to Support Translational Research across Diverse Practice Organizations. Cole AM, Stephens KA, Keppel GA, Estiri H, Baldwin LM EGEMS (Wash DC) 2016
Evaluating the Development, Implementation and Dissemination of a Multisite Card Study in the WWAMI Region Practice and Research Network. Cole A, Keppel GA, Linares A, Alto W, Kriegsman W, Reed A, Holmes J, Mohanachandran M, Baldwin LM Clin Transl Sci 2015
Developing Governance for Federated Community-based EHR Data Sharing. Lin CP, Stephens KA, Baldwin LM, Keppel GA, Whitener RJ, Echo-Hawk A, Korngiebel D AMIA Jt Summits Transl Sci Proc 2014
Use of mobile health (mHealth) tools by primary care patients in the WWAMI region Practice and Research Network (WPRN). Bauer AM, Rue T, Keppel GA, Cole AM, Baldwin LM, Katon W J Am Board Fam Med
Implementation of a health data-sharing infrastructure across diverse primary care organizations. Cole AM, Stephens KA, Keppel GA, Lin CP, Baldwin LM J Ambul Care Manage
Developing a practice-based research network by integrating quality improvement: challenges and ingredients for success. Baldwin LM, Keppel GA, Davis A, Guirguis-Blake J, Force RW, Berg AO Clin Transl Sci 2012
LC Data QUEST: A Technical Architecture for Community Federated Clinical Data Sharing. Stephens KA, Lin CP, Baldwin LM, Echo-Hawk A, Keppel GA, Buchwald D, Whitener RJ, Korngiebel DM, Berg AO, Black RA, Tarczy-Hornoch P AMIA Jt Summits Transl Sci Proc 2012
Facilitating health data sharing across diverse practices and communities. Lin CP, Black RA, Laplante J, Keppel GA, Tuzzio L, Berg AO, Whitener RJ, Buchwald DS, Baldwin LM, Fishman PA, Greene SM, Gennari JH, Tarczy-Hornoch P, Stephens KA Summit Transl Bioinform 2010
Understanding infant feeding beliefs, practices and preferred nutrition education and health provider approaches: an exploratory study with Somali mothers in the USA. Steinman L, Doescher M, Keppel GA, Pak-Gorstein S, Graham E, Haq A, Johnson DB, Spicer P Matern Child Nutr 2010
A qualitative study of depression in primary care: missed opportunities for diagnosis and education. Saver BG, Van-Nguyen V, Keppel G, Doescher MP J Am Board Fam Med