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



Turner AM, Desai L, Dew K, Martin N, Kirchhoff K. Machine Assisted Translation of Health Materials to Chinese: An Initial Evaluation. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2015;216:979.  PMID: 26262281
 

Capurro D, Chaudhuri S, Turner AM. The Online Availability of Multilingual Health Promotion Materials Produced by Local Health Departments: an Information Assessment. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2015;216:380-385.  PMID: 26262076
 

Lehmann CU, Longhurst CA, Hersh W, Mohan V, Levy BP, Embi PJ, Finnell JT, Turner AM, Martin R, Williamson J, Munger B. Clinical Informatics Fellowship Programs: In Search of a Viable Financial Model: An open letter to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Appl Clin Inform. 2015 Apr 15;6(2):267-70. doi: 10.4338/ACI-2015-03-IE-0030. eCollection 2015.  PMID: 26171074    PMCID: PMC4493329
   

Turner AM, Brownstein MK, Cole K, Karasz H, Kirchhoff K. Modeling workflow to design machine translation applications for public health practice. J Biomed Inform. 2015 Feb;53:136-46. doi: 10.1016/j.jbi.2014.10.005. Epub 2014 Oct 17.  PMID: 25445922    PMCID: PMC4355243
   

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. 2014 Sep-Oct;20(5):523-9. doi: 10.1097/PHH.0b013e3182a95c87.  PMID: 24084391
  

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2014
Chair, thesis committee for Molly Buice
An analysis of three policy options to reduce youth hookah smoking 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 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

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

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

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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