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Department of Family Medicine and Population Health, VCU Medical Center, Virginia Commonwealth University Department of Family Medicine and Population Health Virginia Commonwealth University VCU Medical Center

VCU Department of Family Medicine

Research

Publications

The Family Medicine Research faculty can be found at a variety of national and international meetings, sharing findings and ideas. The following is a selected list of their presentations from the past several years:

2013
  • Krist A, Kessler R, Balasubramanian B, Hayes M, Sabo R, Greenwald M, Estabrooks P, Glenn B, Stange K, Glasgow R. My Own Health Report (MOHR): Can primary care practices implement a behavioral and mental health assessment? Annual Meeting of the North American Primary Care Research Group, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. November 2013.
  • Etz R, Lail Kashiri P, Woolf S, Krist A, Elston-Lafata J, Jones R, Evans B, Gonzalez M. Developing a Methodology to Engage Community Partners and Patients in Research. Annual Meeting of the North American Primary Care Research Group, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. November 2013.
  • Kerns JW, Ball T, Etz R. Obesity Prevention and Remission for Warren County Virginia Middle School students: Improving interventions via qualitative analysis of free time. Annual Meeting of the North American Primary Care Research Group, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. November 2013.
  • Longo DR, Wright BA, Lee JS. Public Rreporting as a Communication Tool to aid Vulnerable Consumers in Healthcare Decisions: The state of the science. Annual Meeting of the North American Primary Care Research Group, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. November 2013.
  • Etz R, Genevro J, Pestronk R. Clinical-Community Relationships Measures. Webinar hosted by AHRQ Innovations Exchange. August 2013.
  • Genevro J, Etz R, McGinnis P, Mardon R, Buckley D. Linking Primary Care and Resources in the Community to Improve Health (Workshop). National Practice-Based Research Network Conference, Bethesda MD. June 2013.
  • Woolf SH. Connecting the Dots. Inaugural meeting, Roundtable on Population Health Improvement, Institute of Medicine, Washington DC. April 2013.
  • Woolf SH. U.S. Health in International Perspective: Shorter Lives, Poorer Health. Public Discussion, National Academy of Sciences, Washington DC. March 2013.
  • Krist AH, Woolf SH. Improving Preventive Care: The Implementation Challenge and the Role of Practice-Based Research. Implementation Science Forum, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Rockville MD. March 2013.
  • Woolf SH. Making the Case: Framing The Value Proposition for Policymakers. Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs 2013 Annual Conference, Washington DC. February 2013.
  • 2012
  • Rothemich SF, Massoudi B, Krist AH, Hayes MS. BreathEasy: Development and Testing of a Smartphone Personal Health Record for Patients with Asthma. Annual Meeting of the North American Primary Research Group, New Orleans LA. December 2012.
  • Krist AH, DeVoe JE, Gold R, Crosson J. Dissemination and Implementation Studies across Practice-Based Research Networks. Annual Meeting of the North American Primary Research Group, New Orleans LA. December 2012.
  • Woolf SH. Social Determinants of Health. Contemporary Public Health Book Event, University of Kentucky, Lexington KY. December 2012.
  • Etz RS. This Bridge Called My Practice: U.S. Healthcare and the “Business” of Primary Care Practice. Annual Meeting of American Anthropological Association, San Francisco CA. November 2012.
  • Etz RS. Medicine Is a Borderland. Session organized and chaired for Annual Meeting of American Anthropological Association. San Francisco CA. November 2012.
  • Woolf SH. Observations from the Academic Medicine Trenches. Presentation to Advisory Panel on Research, American Association of Medical Colleges, Washington DC, October 2012.
  • Woolf SH. Social Determinants of Health and the Role of the Family Physician. American Academy of Family Physicians Scientific Assembly, Philadelphia PA. October 2012.
  • Woolf SH. Social Determinants of Health and Health Equity (keynote address). Virginia Rural Health Action Conference, Charlottesville VA. October 2012.
  • Woolf SH. When Conventional Wisdom, Clinical Policy/Practice, and Evidence Collide. Eisenberg Conference Series: 2012 Meeting, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville MD. September 2012.
  • Woolf SH. Beyond the Clinic. Presentation to annual Scholars Meeting of The Institute for Integrative Health, Baltimore MD. July 2012.
  • Woolf SH. Randomized Trial of an Interactive Preventive Health Record to Enhance the Delivery of Recommended Care. Academy Health Annual Research Meeting, Orlando FL. June 2012.
  • Woolf SH. From Patient-Centered to Citizen-Centered Health Promotion (master lecture). 33rd Annual Meeting of Society of Behavioral Medicine, New Orleans LA. April 2012.
  • Krist AH, Estabrooks P, Glasgow R, Hesse B. Identifying, Assessing, and Acting Upon Common Behavioral and Psychosocial Data Elements within Electronic Records. 33rd Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions, Society of Behavioral Medicine, New Orleans LA. April 2012.
  • Krist AH, Nemeth L. Patient-Centered HIT to Promote Prevention. Preventive Medicine 2012,. American College of Preventive Medicine, Orlando FL. February 2012.
  • 2011
  • Krist AH, Woolf SH, Longo DR, Rothemich SF, Kuzel A, Johnson RE, Peele JE, Kerns JW. Integrating a Preventive Personal Health Record into Primary Care Practice Workflow. Annual Meeting of the North American Primary Research Group, Banff, Alberta. November 2011.
  • Woolf SH. Health Disparities and the Role of the Family Physician. American Academy of Family Physicians 2011 National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students, Kansas City MO. July 2011.
  • Krist AH, Rothemich S, Kashiri P, Longo D, Mitchell S, Johnson RE, Peele E, Loomis J. Facilitators and Barriers to Integrating a Personal Health Record for Prevention into Primary Care Practices. AHRQ National Research PBRN Conference, Bethesda MD. June 2011.
  • Kerns JW, Krist AH, Longo DR, Kuzel A, Johnson RE. Trust and Functionality: Key Themes for a Personalized Patient Portal for Prevention. Annual Meeting of the North American Primary Research Group. Seattle WA. November 2010.
  • Krist AH, Jack B, Lapane K. Improving Care Through AHRQ Health IT Tools. Annual Conference, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Bethesda MD. September 2010.
  • Krist AH, Atlas S, McTigue K. Using Health IT for Preventive Care Services. Annual Health Information Technology Grantee and Contractor Conference, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Bethesda MD. June 2010.
  • Woolf SH. Assessing the Value of Community-Based Preventive Interventions. Committee on Valuing Community-Based, Non-Clinical Prevention. Institute of Medicine, Washington DC. December 2011.
  • Shaw E, Howard J, Clark E, Etz R, Arya R, Tallia A. Decision-making Processes of Patients Who Use an Emergency Department for Primary Care Needs. Annual Meeting of the North American Primary Care Research Group, Banff, Alberta. November 2011.
  • Woolf SH. The Role of Measurement in Action and Accountability. The IOM Report on Measuring Health: Methodological Implications. Academy Health Annual Research Meeting, Seattle WA. June 2011.
  • Etz RS. Innovations in Primary Care Staffing/Workforce Solutions and Barriers to Their Spread. Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Spring Conference, New Orleans LA. April 2011.
  • 2010
  • Straus SG, Crosson JC, Etz RS, Wu S, Eisenman D, and Bell DS. Provider Implementation Best Practices. Annual California E-Prescribing Consortium Conference, Oakland CA. November 2010.
  • Etz RS. I Can Do It, Teach It, Discover It – Without Getting Confused. Annual Meeting of American Anthropological Association, New Orleans LA. November 2010.
  • Etz RS. Circulating Anthropology as Expertise in Non-Anthropological Settings: Methodologies and Pedagogies. Session organized and chaired for Annual Meeting of American Anthropological Association, New Orleans LA. November 2010.
  • Woolf SH. Community Context in Understanding Geographic Disparities in Social Determinants of Health. 138th Annual Meeting and Exposition, American Public Health Association, Denver CO. November 2010.
  • Kerns JW, Krist AH, Longo DR, Kuzel A, Johnson RE. Trust and Functionality: Key Themes for Personalized Patient Portal for Prevention. Qualitative Health Research. Vancouver, British Columbia. October 2010.
  • Woolf SH. Science, Policy, and Politics in Practice Guideline Development: The Case of Cancer Screening. Guidelines International Network (G-I-N) Conference, Chicago IL. August 2010.
  • Woolf SH. Using the EHR to Support Primary Care Clinician Advice and Referrals for Intensive Counseling. W. Henry Sebrell, Jr. Symposium, International Congress on Obesity, Stockholm, Sweden. July 2010.
  • Sinsky C, Krist AH, Ritchie C. Leveraging Health Information Technology for Patient Empowerment. AHRQ National Resource Center for Health Information Technology Webinar, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. April 2010. .
  • 2009
  • Krist AH, Johnson RE, Kerns JW, Kuzel AJ, Longo DR, Rothemich SF, Woolf SH. Promotion of Patient-Centered Preventive Care – Impact of an Interactive Preventive Health Care Record. Annual Meeting of the North American Primary Research Group, Montreal, Quebec. November 2009.
  • Longo DR, Wright BA, Elder N, Rothemich SF, Krist AH, Frazier C. Toward Quality Improvement in Primary Care: Barriers and Facilitators to Quality Performance Measurement Data Collection and Reporting. Annual Meeting of the North American Primary Care Research Group, Montreal, Quebec. November 2009.
  • Krist AH, Woolf SH, Longo DR, Rothemich SF, Johnson RE, Peele JE, Loomis JF, Kuzel A, Kerns JW, Matzke G. An Interactive Preventive Healthcare Record to Promote Delivery of Patient-Centered Preventive Care. Annual Research Meeting, Academy Health, Chicago IL. June 2009. **Distinguished Abstract Award**
  • Krist AH, Woolf SH, Longo DR, Rothemich SF, Johnson RE, Peele JE, Loomis JF, Kuzel A, Kerns JW, Matzke G. An Interactive Preventive Healthcare Record (IPHR) to Promote Delivery of Patient-Centered Preventive Care. AHRQ National PBRN Research Conference, Bethesda MD. June 2009.
  • Longo DR, Krist AH, Wright B, Rothemich SF, Frazier CO, Elder N. Barriers, Facilitators, and Potential Solutions in Performance Measurement in Primary Care. AHRQ National PBRN Research Conference, Bethesda MD. June 2009.
  • Mold J, Longo DR, Galliher J, Mouton C. Identifying Practices Most likely to Benefit from a QI Intervention. Agency for Healthcare Research Quality-Practice Based Research Network Conference, Bethesda MD. June 2009.
  • Krist AH, Woolf SH, Frazier C, Johnson RE, Rothemich SF, Jones R, Wilson DB. Helping Primary Care Patients Improve Health Behaviors: Leveraging the primary care-community relationship. Spring Congress, American Medical Informatics Association, Orlando FL. May 2009.
  • Krist AH, Jones RM, Woolf SH, Woessner SE, Merenstein D, Kerns JW, Foliaco W, Jackson P. Timing of Repeat Colonoscopy: Disparity Between Guidelines and Endoscopists' Recommendation. Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Spring Meeting, Denver CO. May 2009. ** Best Research Paper Award**