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Anne M. Turner

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Professor, Health Services
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


Turner AM, Choi YK, Dew K, Tsai MT, Bosold AL, Wu S, Smith D, Meischke H. Evaluating the Usefulness of Translation Technologies for Emergency Response Communication: A Scenario-Based Study. JMIR Public Health Surveill. 2019 Jan 28;5(1):e11171. doi: 10.2196/11171.  PMID: 30688652    PMCID: PMC6369422
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Mikles SP, Haldar S, Lin SY, Kientz JA, Turner AM. Trust and Sharing in an Interprofessional Environment: A Thematic Analysis From Child Development Support Work in the Community. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2018 Dec 5;2018:1415-1424. eCollection 2018.  PMID: 30815186    PMCID: PMC6371242
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Turner AM, Osterhage KP, Taylor JO, Hartzler AL, Demiris G. A Closer Look at Health Information Seeking by Older Adults and Involved Family and Friends: Design Considerations for Health Information Technologies. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2018 Dec 5;2018:1036-1045. eCollection 2018.  PMID: 30815147    PMCID: PMC6371280
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Valenta AL, Berner ES, Boren SA, Deckard GJ, Eldredge C, Fridsma DB, Gadd C, Gong Y, Johnson T, Jones J, Manos EL, Phillips KT, Roderer NK, Rosendale D, Turner AM, Tusch G, Williamson JJ, Johnson SB. AMIA Board White Paper: AMIA 2017 core competencies for applied health informatics education at the master's degree level. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2018 Oct 26. doi: 10.1093/jamia/ocy132. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 30371862
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Lu TC, Chen Y, Ho TW, Chang YT, Lee YT, Wang YS, Chen YP, Fu CM, Chiang WC, Huei-Ming Ma M, Fang CC, Lai F, Turner AM. A Novel Depth Estimation Algorithm of Chest Compression for Feedback of High-Quality Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Based on a Smartwatch. J Biomed Inform. 2018 Sep 27. pii: S1532-0464(18)30188-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jbi.2018.09.014. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 30268843
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2018
Chair, thesis committee for Alyssa Bosold
Racial/ethnic differences in long-acting reversible contraception use following the Affordable Care Act's contraception coverage mandate

2018
Chair, thesis committee for Kate Goldberg
Oral disease in immigrant children attending a university dental clinic

2017
Member, thesis committee for Amritha Bhat
Delivering perinatal depression care in a rural obstetric setting: a mixed methods analysis of feasibliity, acceptability, effectiveness.

Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research Centers
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
PI:   Hannon           Dates:    9/30/2019 - 9/29/2024

University of Washington Center of Excellence Maternal and Child Health Education in, Education, Science and
Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
PI:   Enquobahrie           Dates:    6/1/2019 - 5/31/2020

SHARE-NW: Solutions in Health Analytics for Rural Equity in the NW
HHS Office of Minority Health
PI:   Bekemeier           Dates:    7/1/2018 - 6/30/2019

SHARE-NW: Solutions in Health Analytics for Rural Equity in the NW
HHS Office of Minority Health
PI:   Bekemeier           Dates:    7/1/2017 - 6/30/2022

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:    12/1/2013 - 11/30/2018

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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