Papers & Book Chapters


Age-friendly health care and the 4Ms in RN-led annual wellness visits.
Garbarino JT, O'Connor S, Pepin RL, Aitken MS, Flaherty E
J Am Geriatr Soc. 2024 May;72 Suppl 2:S13-S20. doi: 10.1111/jgs.18671. Epub 2023 Dec 1.
PMID: 38038359

Geriatric Interprofessional Team Transformation for Primary Care overview.
Flaherty E, O'Connor S, Steltenpohl CN, Preiss M, Volckaert A, Pepin RL
J Am Geriatr Soc. 2024 May;72 Suppl 2:S4-S12. doi: 10.1111/jgs.18637. Epub 2023 Dec 1.
PMID: 38038277

Bridging the gap between primary care and community-based organizations to address complex care needs of older adults.
Seifert B, Volckaert AE, O'Connor S, Flaherty E, Pepin RL
J Am Geriatr Soc. 2024 May;72 Suppl 2:S21-S25. doi: 10.1111/jgs.18670. Epub 2023 Dec 1.
PMID: 38038151

Organizational Intent, Organizational Structures, and Reviewer Mental Models Influence Mortality Review Processes.
Khayal IS, Butcher RL, McLeish CH, Shentu Y, Barnato AE
Mayo Clin Proc Innov Qual Outcomes. 2023 Dec;7(6):515-523. doi: 10.1016/j.mayocpiqo.2023.09.004. Epub 2023 Oct 29.
PMID: 37969423

Assessing and Identifying Improvements for Lung Cancer Screening in a Rural Population: A Human-Centered Design and Systems Approach.
Golding SA, Hasson RM, Kinney LM, Kyung EJ, Bardach SH, Perry AN, Boardman MB, Halloran SR, Youkilis SL, Fay KA, Bird TL, Bridges CJ, Schifferdecker KE
Am J Med Qual. 2023 Sep-Oct 01;38(5):218-228. doi: 10.1097/JMQ.0000000000000136. Epub 2023 Aug 31.
PMID: 37656607

From active treatment to surveillance: How the barriers and facilitators of implementing survivorship care planning could be an opportunity for telehealth in oncology care for rural patients.
Alford-Teaster J, Vaclavik DD, Imset I, Schiffelbein J, Lyons K, Kapadia N, Olson A, McGrath E, Schifferdecker K, Onega T
Res Sq. 2023 Jun 30; pii: doi: 10.21203/ Epub 2023 Jun 30.
PMID: 37461684

Structure and integration of specialty palliative care in three NCI-designated cancer centers: a mixed methods case study.
Schifferdecker KE, Butcher RL, Murray GF, Knutzen KE, Kapadia NS, Brooks GA, Wasp GT, Eggly S, Hanson LC, Rocque GB, Perry AN, Barnato AE
BMC Palliat Care. 2023 May 16;22(1):59. doi: 10.1186/s12904-023-01182-9. Epub 2023 May 16.
PMID: 37189073

Decision making in metoidioplasty and phalloplasty gender-affirming surgery: a mixed methods study.
Butcher RL, Kinney LM, Blasdel GP, Elwyn G, Myers JB, Boh B, Luck KM, Moses RA
J Sex Med. 2023 Jun 28;20(7):1032-1043. doi: 10.1093/jsxmed/qdad063.
PMID: 37173118

Family Engagement in Services During COVID-19: A Mixed-Methods Study of Caregiver and Staff Perspectives.
Barnett ER, Knight-Zhang EM, Haskell HG, Merriweather KA, Gaspar HA, Parton RR, Jankowski MK
J Pediatr Health Care. 2023 Mar-Apr;37(2):142-152. doi: 10.1016/j.pedhc.2022.10.002. Epub 2022 Oct 12.
PMID: 36372630

Selecting patient-reported outcome measures of health-related quality of life in adult rheumatology: quality and breadth of coverage.
Knight E, Schifferdecker KE, Eakin GS, Reeve BB
Rheumatol Int. 2023 Apr;43(4):627-638. doi: 10.1007/s00296-022-05200-6. Epub 2022 Sep 20.
PMID: 36125521


Problematic Integration: Racial Discordance in End-of-Life Decision Making.
Drummond DK, Kaur-Gill S, Murray GF, Schifferdecker KE, Butcher R, Perry AN, Brooks GA, Kapadia NS, Barnato AE
Health Commun. 2023 Dec;38(12):2730-2741. doi: 10.1080/10410236.2022.2111631. Epub 2022 Aug 18.
PMID: 35981599

Adoption of Telemedicine in a Rural US Cancer Center Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic: Qualitative Study.
Mackwood M, Butcher R, Vaclavik D, Alford-Teaster JA, Curtis KM, Lowry M, Tosteson TD, Zhao W, Tosteson ANA
JMIR Cancer. 2022 Aug 16;8(3):e33768. doi: 10.2196/33768. Epub 2022 Aug 16.
PMID: 35895904

Patient Empowerment Among Adults With Arthritis: The Case for Emotional Support.
Carluzzo KL, Knight EM, Schifferdecker KE, Butcher RL, Eakin GS, Eller JA, Singh JA
J Rheumatol. 2022 Aug;49(8):948-955. doi: 10.3899/jrheum.210818. Epub 2022 Feb 1.
PMID: 35105712

New Hampshire Childhood Cancer Survivor Study: A Qualitative Study.
Ricci A, Longacre M, Ramesh N, Kim J, Burke A, Rees J
J Registry Manag. 2022 Winter;49(4):198-200.
PMID: 37260819

Differences in trauma exposure, PTSD and child well-being as a function of parental substance misuse in a child welfare sample.
Jankowski, M.K., Knight-Zhang, E., & Butcher, R.L. (2022).
Children and Youth Services Review, 132, 1-8.


Collaborative Assessment Of Collective Reach And Impact Among INBRE Supported Summer Undergraduate Research Programs Across The United States.
Lessard L, Smith C, O'Connor S, Velasquez SE, Benson J, Garfield J, Onoye J, Liou L
J STEM Educ. 2021 Apr-Jun;22(2):46-51. Epub 2021 Jul 29.
PMID: 34413711

Team factors influence emotions and stress in a non-operating room anaesthetising location.
Schroeck H, Taenzer AH, Schifferdecker KE
Br J Anaesth. 2021 Sep;127(3):e95-e98. doi: 10.1016/j.bja.2021.06.018. Epub 2021 Jul 10.
PMID: 34253321

Women's considerations and experiences for breast cancer screening and surveillance during the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States: A focus group study.
Schifferdecker KE, Vaclavik D, Wernli KJ, Buist DSM, Kerlikowske K, Sprague BL, Henderson LM, Johnson D, Budesky J, Jackson-Nefertiti G, Miglioretti DL, Tosteson ANA
Prev Med. 2021 Oct;151:106542. doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2021.106542. Epub 2021 Jun 30.
PMID: 34217409

Difficult binds: A systematic review of facilitators and barriers to treatment among mothers with substance use disorders.
Barnett ER, Knight E, Herman RJ, Amarakaran K, Jankowski MK
J Subst Abuse Treat. 2021 Jul;126:108341. doi: 10.1016/j.jsat.2021.108341. Epub 2021 Feb 27.
PMID: 34116826

Toward Improved Identification of Parental Substance Misuse: An Examination of Current Practices and Gaps in One US State.
Knight E, Butcher RL, Jankowski MK
Matern Child Health J. 2021 Sep;25(9):1353-1360. doi: 10.1007/s10995-021-03138-y. Epub 2021 May 14.
PMID: 33988798

The PROMIS(Ⓡ)-Plus-Osteoarthritis of the Knee (OAK) profile measure integrates generic and condition-specific content to enhance relevance and efficiency.
Yount SE, Kallen MA, Schifferdecker KE, Carluzzo KL, Marshall LM, Schabel K, Robb W, Manning DW, Fisher ES, Cella D
J Clin Epidemiol. 2021 Jul;135:158-169. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2021.03.028. Epub 2021 Apr 9.
PMID: 33839241

Psychometric characteristics of the health care empowerment questionnaire in a sample of patients with arthritis and rheumatic conditions.
Knight E, Carluzzo K, Schifferdecker KE, Creek E, Butcher RL, Eakin GS
Health Expect. 2021 Apr;24(2):537-547. doi: 10.1111/hex.13196. Epub 2021 Jan 27.
PMID: 33503330


Stakeholder Development of an Online Program to Track Arthritis-Related Patient-Reported Outcomes Longitudinally: Live Yes! INSIGHTS.
Schifferdecker KE, Butcher RL, Knight E, Creek E, Schrandt MS, Marrow L, Jaffe M, Vinci A, Eakin G
ACR Open Rheumatol. 2020 Dec;2(12):750-759. doi: 10.1002/acr2.11203. Epub 2020 Nov 25.
PMID: 33238079

Role of norms in variation in cancer centers' end-of-life quality: qualitative case study protocol.
Knutzen KE, Schifferdecker KE, Murray GF, Alam SS, Brooks GA, Kapadia NS, Butcher R, Barnato AE
BMC Palliat Care. 2020 Aug 27;19(1):136. doi: 10.1186/s12904-020-00641-x. Epub 2020 Aug 27.
PMID: 32854691

Impact of Knowledge and Risk Perceptions on Older Adults' Intention for Surveillance Colonoscopy.
Calderwood AH, Carter C, Durand MA, O'Connor S, Boardman M
J Clin Gastroenterol. 2021 Jul 1;55(6):528-533. doi: 10.1097/MCG.0000000000001401.
PMID: 32740100

Barriers, Facilitators, and Suggested Interventions for Lung Cancer Screening Among a Rural Screening-Eligible Population.
Schiffelbein JE, Carluzzo KL, Hasson RM, Alford-Teaster JA, Imset I, Onega T
J Prim Care Community Health. 2020 Jan-Dec;11:2150132720930544. doi: 10.1177/2150132720930544.
PMID: 32506999

No date for the PROM: the association between patient-reported health events and clinical coding in primary care.
Barr PJ, Berry SA, Gozansky WS, McQuillan DB, Ross C, Carmichael D, Austin AM, Satterlund TD, Schifferdecker KE, Council L, Dannenberg MD, Wampler AT, Nelson EC, Skinner J
J Patient Rep Outcomes. 2020 Mar 2;4(1):17. doi: 10.1186/s41687-020-0183-5. Epub 2020 Mar 2.
PMID: 32124102

Addressing Severe Mental Illness Rehabilitation in Colombia, Costa Rica, and Peru.
Cubillos L, Muñoz J, Caballero J, Mendoza M, Pulido A, Carpio K, Udutha AK, Botero C, Borrero E, Rodriguez D, Cutipe Y, Emeny R, Schifferdecker K, Torrey WC
Psychiatr Serv. 2020 Apr 1;71(4):378-384. doi: 10.1176/ Epub 2020 Jan 3.
PMID: 31896339

Career Impact of the Chief Resident in Quality and Safety Training Program: An Alumni Evaluation.
Aboumrad M, Carluzzo K, Lypson M, Watts BV
Acad Med. 2020 Feb;95(2):269-274. doi: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000002938.
PMID: 31397711

Butcher, R. L., Jankowski, M. K., & Slade, E. D. (2020). The costs of implementing and sustaining a trauma and mental health screening tool in a state child welfare system. Children and Youth Services Review, 114, 105011.


Knowledge and Perception of Breast Density, Screening Mammography, and Supplemental Screening: in Search of "Informed".
Schifferdecker KE, Tosteson ANA, Kaplan C, Kerlikowske K, Buist DSM, Henderson LM, Johnson D, Jaworski J, Jackson-Nefertiti G, Ehrlich K, Marsh MW, Vu L, Onega T, Wernli KJ
J Gen Intern Med. 2020 Jun;35(6):1654-1660. doi: 10.1007/s11606-019-05560-z. Epub 2019 Dec 2.
PMID: 31792869

Development of a Tool to Assess Trainees' Ability to Design and Conduct Quality Improvement Projects.
Steele EM, Butcher R, Carluzzo KL, Watts BV
Am J Med Qual. 2020 Mar/Apr;35(2):125-132. doi: 10.1177/1062860619853880. Epub 2019 Jun 12.
PMID: 31189327

Development and Initial Validation of the PROMIS®-Plus-HF Profile Measure.
Ahmad FS, Kallen MA, Schifferdecker KE, Carluzzo KL, Yount SE, Gelow JM, McCullough PA, Kimmel SE, Fisher ES, Cella D
Circ Heart Fail. 2019 Jun;12(6):e005751. doi: 10.1161/CIRCHEARTFAILURE.118.005751. Epub 2019 Jun 5.
PMID: 31163985

Older Adult Perspectives Toward Surveillance Colonoscopy: A Qualitative Study.
Calderwood AH, Cazares K, O'Connor S
J Clin Gastroenterol. 2020 Jan;54(1):70-75. doi: 10.1097/MCG.0000000000001203.
PMID: 30950923

A Guide to Evaluation of Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Educational Programs: Lessons From the VA Chief Resident in Quality and Safety Program.
Butcher RL, Carluzzo KL, Watts BV, Schifferdecker KE
Am J Med Qual. 2019 May/Jun;34(3):251-259. doi: 10.1177/1062860618798697. Epub 2018 Sep 8.
PMID: 30196706

Donahue, C & Foster-Johnson, L. (2019). Peer review in Biology: Of novices, experts, and disciplines. The Journal of Writing Analytics, 3, 96-124.

Schifferdecker K, Carluzzo K, Kallen M, et al. 2019. Adding Disease-Specific Concerns to Patient-Reported Outcome Measures. Washington, DC: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI).


Uncovering the relation between clinical reasoning and diagnostic accuracy - An analysis of learner's clinical reasoning processes in virtual patients.
Hege I, Kononowicz AA, Kiesewetter J, Foster-Johnson L
PLoS One. 2018;13(10):e0204900. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0204900. Epub 2018 Oct 4.
PMID: 30286136

Effectiveness of a Trauma-Informed Care Initiative in a State Child Welfare System: A Randomized Study.
Jankowski MK, Schifferdecker KE, Butcher RL, Foster-Johnson L, Barnett ER
Child Maltreat. 2019 Feb;24(1):86-97. doi: 10.1177/1077559518796336. Epub 2018 Sep 10.
PMID: 30200774

A Guide to Evaluation of Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Educational Programs: Lessons From the VA Chief Resident in Quality and Safety Program.
Butcher RL, Carluzzo KL, Watts BV, Schifferdecker KE
Am J Med Qual. 2019 May/Jun;34(3):251-259. doi: 10.1177/1062860618798697. Epub 2018 Sep 8.
PMID: 30196706

How Do Women View Risk-Based Mammography Screening? A Qualitative Study.
He X, Schifferdecker KE, Ozanne EM, Tosteson ANA, Woloshin S, Schwartz LM
J Gen Intern Med. 2018 Nov;33(11):1905-1912. doi: 10.1007/s11606-018-4601-9. Epub 2018 Jul 31.
PMID: 30066118

Children's behavioral health needs and satisfaction and commitment of foster and adoptive parents: Do trauma-informed services make a difference?
Barnett ER, Cleary SE, Butcher RL, Jankowski MK
Psychol Trauma. 2019 Jan;11(1):73-81. doi: 10.1037/tra0000357. Epub 2018 May 3.
PMID: 29723028

Urinary incontinence among adolescent female athletes.
Logan BL, Foster-Johnson L, Zotos E
J Pediatr Urol. 2018 Jun;14(3):241.e1-241.e9. doi: 10.1016/j.jpurol.2017.12.018. Epub 2018 Feb 24.
PMID: 29550212

Predicting group-level outcome variables: An empirical comparison of analysis strategies.
Foster-Johnson L, Kromrey JD
Behav Res Methods. 2018 Dec;50(6):2461-2479. doi: 10.3758/s13428-018-1025-8.
PMID: 29508238

Foster and Adoptive Parent Perspectives on Needs and Services: a Mixed Methods Study.
Barnett ER, Jankowski MK, Butcher RL, Meister C, Parton RR, Drake RE
J Behav Health Serv Res. 2018 Jan;45(1):74-89. doi: 10.1007/s11414-017-9569-4.
PMID: 28852992

A method to create a standardized generic and condition-specific patient-reported outcome measure for patient care and healthcare improvement.
Schifferdecker KE, Yount SE, Kaiser K, Adachi-Mejia A, Cella D, Carluzzo KL, Eisenstein A, Kallen MA, Greene GJ, Eton DT, Fisher ES
Qual Life Res. 2018 Feb;27(2):367-378. doi: 10.1007/s11136-017-1675-5. Epub 2017 Aug 9.
PMID: 28795261

Effecting System Change in the Real World: Implementing and Sustaining Trauma-Informed Practices in a Stressed Child Welfare System.
Jankowski, M.K., Butcher, R.L., Barnett, E.R., Carmelo, A.
APSAC Advisor, 30: 3, 8-14.

Dohanue, C & Foster-Johnson, L. Transition as Adaptation: Liminality, Text Features, and Post-Secondary Writers.   Research in the Teaching of English, 2018 May, 52(4), 359-381.


A mixed-methods approach to assessing barriers to physical activity among women with class I, class II, and class III obesity.
Adachi-Mejia AM, Schifferdecker KE
Public Health. 2016 Oct;139:212-215. doi: 10.1016/j.puhe.2016.04.013. Epub 2016 May 28.
PMID: 27245784

A Review of Tools to Assist Hospitals in Meeting Community Health Assessment and Implementation Strategy Requirements.
Schifferdecker KE, Bazos DA, Sutherland KA, Ayers LaFave LR, Ruggles L, Fedrizzi R, Hoebeke J
J Healthc Manag. 2016 Jan-Feb;61(1):44-56.
PMID: 26904778

Translation of an Action Learning Collaborative Model Into a Community-Based Intervention to Promote Physical Activity and Healthy Eating.
Schifferdecker KE, Adachi-Mejia AM, Butcher RL, O'Connor S, Li Z, Bazos DA
Health Promot Pract. 2016 Jan;17(1):70-9. doi: 10.1177/1524839915601371. Epub 2015 Aug 27.
PMID: 26315034

Barnett, E. R., Butcher, R. L., Neubacher, K., Jankowski, M. K., Daviss, W. B., Carluzzo, K. L., ... & Yackley, C. R. (2016). Psychotropic medications in child welfare: From federal mandate to direct care. Children and Youth Services Review, 66, 9-17.


Enhancing provider engagement in practice improvement: a conceptual framework.
Hess DW, Reed VA, Turco MG, Parboosingh JT, Bernstein HH
J Contin Educ Health Prof. 2015 Winter;35(1):71-9. doi: 10.1002/chp.21260.
PMID: 25799975

Group-Level Outcomes in Multilevel Designs: An Empirical Comparison of Analysis Strategies
Kromrey, JD, Foster-Johnson, L
In JSM Proceedings, Statistical Computing Section. Alexandria, VA: American Statistical Association. 1748-1762 (2015)


Contemporary teaching strategies of exemplary community preceptors--is technology helping?
Scott SM, Schifferdecker KE, Anthony D, Chao J, Chessman AW, Margo K, Seagrave M, Leong SL
Fam Med. 2014 Nov-Dec;46(10):776-82.
PMID: 25646828

Creating Safe Neighborhoods for Obesity Prevention: Perceptions of Urban Youth
Aytur SA, Butcher R, Carlson C, Schifferdecker KE
In V Brennan, S Kumanyika, and R Zambrana (Eds.) Obesity Interventions in Underserved Communities: Evidence and Directions. (pp. 362-369) Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press (2014)


Action-learning collaboratives as a platform for community-based participatory research to advance obesity prevention.
Bazos DA, Schifferdecker KE, Fedrizzi R, Hoebeke J, Ruggles L, Goldsberry Y
J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2013;24(2 Suppl):61-79. doi: 10.1353/hpu.2013.0104.
PMID: 23727965


Motivating learning and assessing outcomes in continuing medical education using a personal learning plan.
Reed VA, Schifferdecker KE, Turco MG
J Contin Educ Health Prof. 2012 Fall;32(4):287-94. doi: 10.1002/chp.21158.
PMID: 23280533

Adoption of computer-assisted learning in medical education: the educators' perspective.
Schifferdecker KE, Berman NB, Fall LH, Fischer MR
Med Educ. 2012 Nov;46(11):1063-73. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2923.2012.04350.x.
PMID: 23078683

The effect of computers for weight loss: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized trials.
Reed VA, Schifferdecker KE, Rezaee ME, O'Connor S, Larson RJ
J Gen Intern Med. 2012 Jan;27(1):99-108. doi: 10.1007/s11606-011-1803-9. Epub 2011 Jul 30.
PMID: 21805218


Shared decision making: skill acquisition for year III medical students.
Morrow CE, Reed VA, Eliassen MS, Imset I
Fam Med. 2011 Nov-Dec;43(10):721-5.
PMID: 22076715

Mixed methods evaluation of an international internet-based continuing medical education course for pediatric HIV providers in Pune, India.
Ramanathan R, Aldis R, Gupta S, Desai M, Bollinger RC Jr, Reed VA
Educ Health (Abingdon). 2011 Apr;24(1):540. Epub 2011 Apr 9.
PMID: 21710424

Enhancing practice improvement by facilitating practitioner interactivity: new roles for providers of continuing medical education.
Parboosingh IJ, Reed VA, Caldwell Palmer J, Bernstein HH
J Contin Educ Health Prof. 2011 Spring;31(2):122-7. doi: 10.1002/chp.20116.
PMID: 21671279

2010 and earlier

Using mixed methods research in medical education: basic guidelines for researchers.
Schifferdecker KE, Reed VA
Med Educ. 2009 Jul;43(7):637-44. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2923.2009.03386.x.
PMID: 19573186

Integration strategies for using virtual patients in clinical clerkships.
Berman N, Fall LH, Smith S, Levine DA, Maloney CG, Potts M, Siegel B, Foster-Johnson L
Acad Med. 2009 Jul;84(7):942-9. doi: 10.1097/ACM.0b013e3181a8c668.
PMID: 19550193