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Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Center for Education in Health Sciences
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Program faculty maintain portfolios of extramurally funded research and contribute new knowledge in their respective fields. Below are their most recent publications.

  1. Skelton F, Martin LA, Evans CT, Kramer J, Grigoryan L, Richardson P, Kunik ME, Poon IO, Holmes SA, Trautner BW  Determining Best Practices for Management of Bacteriuria in Spinal Cord Injury: Protocol for a Mixed-Methods Study.  JMIR Res Protoc  2019 Feb 14;8(2):e12272. doi:10.2196/12272
  2. Liberman AL, Pinto D, Rostanski SK, Labovitz DL, Naidech AM, Prabhakaran S  Clinical Decision-Making for Thrombolysis of Acute Minor Stroke Using Adaptive Conjoint Analysis.  Neurohospitalist  2019 Jan;9(1):9-14. doi:10.1177/1941874418799563
  3. O'Brien MJ, Karam SL, Wallia A, Kang RH, Cooper AJ, Lancki N, Moran MR, Liss DT, Prospect TA, Ackermann RT  Association of Second-line Antidiabetic Medications With Cardiovascular Events Among Insured Adults With Type 2 Diabetes.  JAMA Netw Open  2018 Dec 07;1(8):e186125. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2018.6125
  4. Badawy SM, Thompson AA, Holl JL, Penedo FJ, Liem RI  Healthcare utilization and hydroxyurea adherence in youth with sickle cell disease.  Pediatr Hematol Oncol  ;35(5-6):297-308. doi:10.1080/08880018.2018.1505988
  5. Kricke G, Woods D, Arbaje A, Jordan N  Nonsymptomatic Factors More Strongly Associated with High-Quality End-of-Life Care than Symptomatic Factors for Community-Dwelling Older Adults with Multiple Chronic Conditions.  J Palliat Med  2019 Jan 07;. doi:10.1089/jpm.2018.0389
  6. Jordan N, Graham AK, Berkel C, Smith JD  Costs of Preparing to Implement a Family-Based Intervention to Prevent Pediatric Obesity in Primary Care: a Budget Impact Analysis.  Prev Sci  2019 Jan 07;. doi:10.1007/s11121-018-0970-x
  7. Bui DP, Hu C, Jung AM, Pollack Porter KM, Griffin SC, French DD, Crothers S, Burgess JL  Driving behaviors associated with emergency service vehicle crashes in the U.S. fire service.  Traffic Inj Prev  2018;19(8):849-855. doi:10.1080/15389588.2018.1508837
  8. Sniffen JC, McFarland LV, Evans CT, Goldstein EJC  Choosing an appropriate probiotic product for your patient: An evidence-based practical guide.  PLoS One  2018;13(12):e0209205. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0209205
  9. Smith MJ, Smith JD, Fleming MF, Jordan N, Oulvey EA, Bell MD, Mueser KT, McGurk SR, Spencer ES, Mailey K, Razzano LA  Enhancing individual placement and support (IPS) - Supported employment: A Type 1 hybrid design randomized controlled trial to evaluate virtual reality job interview training among adults with severe mental illness.  Contemp Clin Trials  2019 Feb;77:86-97. pii:S1551-7144(18)30547-0
  10. Liberman AL, Choi HJ, French DD, Prabhakaran S  Is the Cost-Effectiveness of Stroke Thrombolysis Affected by Proportion of Stroke Mimics?  Stroke  2019 Feb;50(2):463-468. doi:10.1161/STROKEAHA.118.022857
  11. Prager AJ, Volpe NJ, French DD  National Study of Ocular Hospitalizations in Medicare Beneficiaries.  Am J Ophthalmol  2019 Mar;199:238-245. pii:S0002-9394(18)30672-X
  12. Gordon EJ, Wicklund C, Lee J, Sharp RR, Friedewald J  A National Survey of Transplant Surgeons and Nephrologists on Implementing Apolipoprotein L1 ( APOL1) Genetic Testing Into Clinical Practice.  Prog Transplant  2018 Dec 13;:1526924818817048. doi:10.1177/1526924818817048
  13. Akanbi MO, Carroll AJ, Achenbach C, O'Dwyer LC, Jordan N, Hitsman B, Bilaver LA, McHugh MC, Murphy R  The efficacy of smoking cessation interventions in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis.  Addiction  2018 Dec 02;. doi:10.1111/add.14518
  14. Musa J, Achenbach CJ, Evans CT, Jordan N, Daru PH, Hou L, Murphy RL, Adewole IF, Simon MA  Association between patient-reported HIV status and provider recommendation for screening in an opportunistic cervical Cancer screening setting in Jos, Nigeria.  BMC Health Serv Res  2018 Nov 22;18(1):885. doi:10.1186/s12913-018-3700-y
  15. Berben L, Engberg SJ, Rossmeissl A, Gordon EJ, Kugler C, Schmidt-Trucksäss A, Klem ML, Sereika SM, De Simone P, Dobbels F, De Geest SM,   Correlates and Outcomes of Low Physical Activity Posttransplant: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.  Transplantation  2018 Nov 19;. doi:10.1097/TP.0000000000002543
  16. Martinez RN, Etingen B, French DD, Vallette MA, Bidassie B, Cozart HT, Weaver FM  An ecological perspective on implementing environmental control units for veterans with spinal cord injuries and disorders.  Disabil Rehabil Assist Technol  2018 Nov 19;:1-9. doi:10.1080/17483107.2018.1527956
  17. Gordon EJ, Amόrtegui D, Blancas I, Wicklund C, Friedewald J, Sharp RR  African American Living Donors' Attitudes About APOL1 Genetic Testing: A Mixed Methods Study.  Am J Kidney Dis  2018 Dec;72(6):819-833. pii:S0272-6386(18)30881-3
  18. Janetos TM, French DD, Beaumont JL, Tanna AP  Geographic and Provider Variations in Ocular Hypotensive Medication Claims Among Medicare Part D Enrollees.  J Glaucoma  2019 Feb;28(2):e29-e33. doi:10.1097/IJG.0000000000001114
  19. Pinto D, Bockenholt U, Lee J, Chang RW, Sharma L, Finn DJ, Heinemann AW, Holl JL, Hansen P  Preferences for physical activity: a conjoint analysis involving people with chronic knee pain.  Osteoarthritis Cartilage  2019 Feb;27(2):240-247. pii:S1063-4584(18)31500-0
  20. Fitzpatrick MA, Suda KJ, Jones MM, Burns SP, Poggensee L, Ramanathan S, Evans M, Evans CT  Effect of varying federal definitions on prevalence and characteristics associated with carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae in veterans with spinal cord injury.  Am J Infect Control  2019 Feb;47(2):175-179. pii:S0196-6553(18)30825-3
  21. Cejtin HE, Evans CT, Greenblatt R, Minkoff H, Weber KM, Wright R, Colie C, Golub E, Massad LS  Prolonged Amenorrhea and Resumption of Menses in Women with HIV.  J Womens Health (Larchmt)  2018 Sep 14;. doi:10.1089/jwh.2018.7046
  22. Falciglia GH, Murthy K, Holl JL, Palac HL, Oumarbaeva Y, Woods DM, Robinson DT  Energy and Protein Intake During the Transition from Parenteral to Enteral Nutrition in Infants of Very Low Birth Weight.  J Pediatr  2018 11;202:38-43.e1. pii:S0022-3476(18)30903-X
  23. McHugh M, French DD, Farley D, Maechling CR, Dunlop DD, Holl JL  Community Health and Employee Work Performance in the American Manufacturing Environment.  J Community Health  2019 Feb;44(1):178-184. doi:10.1007/s10900-018-0570-5
  24. Xiang X, Owen R, Langi FLFG, Yamaki K, Mitchell D, Heller T, Karmarkar A, French D, Jordan N  Impacts of an Integrated Medicaid Managed Care Program for Adults with Behavioral Health Conditions: The Experience of Illinois.  Adm Policy Ment Health  2019 Jan;46(1):44-53. doi:10.1007/s10488-018-0892-8
  25. Patel MB, Bednarik J, Lee P, Shehabi Y, Salluh JI, Slooter AJ, Klein KE, Skrobik Y, Morandi A, Spronk PE, Naidech AM, Pun BT, Bozza FA, Marra A, John S, Pandharipande PP, Ely EW  Delirium Monitoring in Neurocritically Ill Patients: A Systematic Review.  Crit Care Med  2018 Nov;46(11):1832-1841. doi:10.1097/CCM.0000000000003349
  26. Wang A, Pollack T, Kadziel LA, Ross SM, McHugh M, Jordan N, Kho AN  Impact of Practice Facilitation in Primary Care on Chronic Disease Care Processes and Outcomes: a Systematic Review.  J Gen Intern Med  2018 Nov;33(11):1968-1977. doi:10.1007/s11606-018-4581-9
  27. Khorzad R, Montague E, Nannicelli AP, Woods DM, Ladner DP, Brown A, Holl JL  Redesigning Transplant Organ Labeling to Prevent Patient Harm and Organ Loss.  Prog Transplant  2018 Sep;28(3):271-277. doi:10.1177/1526924818781574
  28. Hebert LE, Hill BJ, Quinn M, Holl JL, Whitaker AK, Gilliam ML  Mobile contraceptive application use in a clinical setting in addition to standard contraceptive counseling: A randomized controlled trial.  Contraception  2018 Oct;98(4):281-287. pii:S0010-7824(18)30240-3
  29. Persell SD, Karmali KN, Lazar D, Friesema EM, Lee JY, Rademaker A, Kaiser D, Eder M, French DD, Brown T, Wolf MS  Effect of Electronic Health Record-Based Medication Support and Nurse-Led Medication Therapy Management on Hypertension and Medication Self-management: A Randomized Clinical Trial.  JAMA Intern Med  2018 Aug 01;178(8):1069-1077. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.2372
  30. Ladin K, Emerson J, Butt Z, Gordon EJ, Hanto DW, Perloff J, Daniels N, Lavelle TA  How important is social support in determining patients' suitability for transplantation? Results from a National Survey of Transplant Clinicians.  J Med Ethics  2018 Oct;44(10):666-674. doi:10.1136/medethics-2017-104695
  31. Yonek JC, Jordan N, Dunlop D, Ballard R, Holl J  Patient-Centered Medical Home Care for Adolescents in Need of Mental Health Treatment.  J Adolesc Health  2018 Aug;63(2):172-180. pii:S1054-139X(18)30088-0
  32. Ladin K, Emerson J, Berry K, Butt Z, Gordon EJ, Daniels N, Lavelle TA, Hanto DW  Excluding patients from transplant due to social support: Results from a national survey of transplant providers.  Am J Transplant  2019 Jan;19(1):193-203. doi:10.1111/ajt.14962
  33. Ciolino JD, Jackson KL, Liss DT, Brown T, Walunas TL, Murakami L, Chung I, Persell SD, Kho AN  Design of healthy hearts in the heartland (H3): A practice-randomized, comparative effectiveness study.  Contemp Clin Trials  2018 Aug;71:47-54. pii:S1551-7144(18)30229-5
  34. McFarland LV, Evans CT, Goldstein EJC  Strain-Specificity and Disease-Specificity of Probiotic Efficacy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.  Front Med (Lausanne)  2018;5:124. doi:10.3389/fmed.2018.00124
  35. Pollack TA, Illuri V, Khorzad R, Aleppo G, Johnson Oakes D, Holl JL, Wallia A  Risk assessment of the hospital discharge process of high-risk patients with diabetes.  BMJ Open Qual  2018;7(2):e000224. doi:10.1136/bmjoq-2017-000224
  36. O'Leary KJ, Fant AL, Thurk J, Bilimoria KY, Didwania AK, Gleason KM, Groth M, Holl JL, Knoten CA, Martin GJ, O'Sullivan P, Schumacher M, Woods DM  Immediate and long-term effects of a team-based quality improvement training programme.  BMJ Qual Saf  2018 May 22;. pii:bmjqs-2018-007894
  37. Gordon EJ, Lee J, Kang RH, Caicedo JC, Holl JL, Ladner DP, Shumate MD  A complex culturally targeted intervention to reduce Hispanic disparities in living kidney donor transplantation: an effectiveness-implementation hybrid study protocol.  BMC Health Serv Res  2018 05 16;18(1):368. doi:10.1186/s12913-018-3151-5
  38. Liss DT, Serrano E, Wakeman J, Nowicki C, Buchanan DR, Cesan A, Brown T  "The Doctor Needs to Know": Acceptability of Smartphone Location Tracking for Care Coordination.  JMIR Mhealth Uhealth  2018 May 04;6(5):e112. doi:10.2196/mhealth.9726
  39. Henderson ML, Adler JT, Van Pilsum Rasmussen SE, Thomas AG, Herron PD, Waldram MM, Ruck JM, Purnell TS, DiBrito SR, Holscher CM, Haugen CE, Alimi Y, Konel JM, Eno AK, Garonzik Wang JM, Gordon EJ, Lentine KL, Schaffer RL, Cameron AM, Segev DL  How Should Social Media Be Used in Transplantation? A Survey of the American Society of Transplant Surgeons.  Transplantation  2019 Mar;103(3):573-580. doi:10.1097/TP.0000000000002243
  40. Dunham AH, Dunbar JA, Johnson JK, Fuller J, Morgan M, Ford D  What attributions do Australian high-performing general practices make for their success? Applying the clinical microsystems framework: a qualitative study.  BMJ Open  2018 04 10;8(4):e020552. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2017-020552
  41. McHugh M, Brown T, Liss DT, Walunas TL, Persell SD  Practice Facilitators' and Leaders' Perspectives on a Facilitated Quality Improvement Program.  Ann Fam Med  2018 Apr;16(Suppl 1):S65-S71. doi:10.1370/afm.2197
  42. Bui DP, Balland S, Giblin C, Jung AM, Kramer S, Peng A, Aquino MCP, Griffin S, French DD, Pollack Porter K, Crothers S, Burgess JL  Interventions and controls to prevent emergency service vehicle incidents: A mixed methods review.  Accid Anal Prev  2018 Jun;115:189-201. pii:S0001-4575(18)30006-X
  43. Liss DT, Finch EA, Cooper A, Sheth A, Tejuosho AD, Lancki N, Ackermann RT  One-year effects of a group-based lifestyle intervention in adults with type 2 diabetes: A randomized encouragement trial.  Diabetes Res Clin Pract  2018 Jun;140:36-44. pii:S0168-8227(17)31345-1
  44. Fitzpatrick MA, Suda KJ, Burns SP, Poggensee L, Ramanathan S, Evans CT  Pre-operative screening for asymptomatic bacteriuria and associations with post-operative outcomes in patients with spinal cord injury.  J Spinal Cord Med  2018 Mar 26;:1-5. doi:10.1080/10790268.2018.1451237
  45. French DD, Margo CE, Greenberg PB  Ischemic Stroke Risk in Medicare Beneficiaries with Central Retinal Artery Occlusion: A Retrospective Cohort Study.  Ophthalmol Ther  2018 Jun;7(1):125-131. doi:10.1007/s40123-018-0126-x
  46. DeLancey JO, Blay E, Hewitt DB, Engelhardt K, Bilimoria KY, Holl JL, Odell DD, Yang AD, Stulberg JJ  The effect of smoking on 30-day outcomes in elective hernia repair.  Am J Surg  2018 Sep;216(3):471-474. pii:S0002-9610(17)31162-5
  47. Ramanathan S, Suda KJ, Fitzpatrick MA, Poggensee L, LaVela SL, Burns SP, Evans CT  Response to letter on "Multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter: Risk factors and outcome in veterans with spinal cord injuries and disorders".  Am J Infect Control  2018 Jul;46(7):849. pii:S0196-6553(18)30071-3
  48. Smith BM, Martinez RN, Evans CT, Saban KL, Balbale S, Proescher EJ, Stroupe K, Hogan TP  Barriers and strategies for coordinating care among veterans with traumatic brain injury: a mixed methods study of VA polytrauma care team members.  Brain Inj  2018;32(6):755-762. doi:10.1080/02699052.2018.1444205
  49. Dahlke AR, Johnson JK, Greenberg CC, Love R, Kreutzer L, Hewitt DB, Quinn CM, Engelhardt KE, Bilimoria KY  Gender Differences in Utilization of Duty-hour Regulations, Aspects of Burnout, and Psychological Well-being Among General Surgery Residents in the United States.  Ann Surg  2018 Aug;268(2):204-211. doi:10.1097/SLA.0000000000002700
  50. Mendelson SJ, Courtney DM, Gordon EJ, Thomas LF, Holl JL, Prabhakaran S  National Practice Patterns of Obtaining Informed Consent for Stroke Thrombolysis.  Stroke  2018 03;49(3):765-767. doi:10.1161/STROKEAHA.117.020474
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