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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. Ramanathan S, Suda KJ, Fitzpatrick MA, Guihan M, Goedken CC, Safdar N, Evans M, Jones M, Pfeiffer CD, Perencevich EN, Rubin M, Evans CT,   A survey of infection control strategies for carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae in Department of Veterans' Affairs facilities.  Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol  2020 Sep 22;:1-4. doi:10.1017/ice.2020.328
  2. Thakral A, Pinto D, Miller M, Curran ML, Klein-Gitelman M, French DD  Direct Healthcare Costs Associated with Oligoarticular Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis at a Single Center.  Int J Rheumatol  2020;2020:5640425. doi:10.1155/2020/5640425
  3. Sheth N, French DD, Tanna AP  Merit-Based Incentive Payment System Scores in Ophthalmology and Optometry.  Ophthalmology  2020 Sep 12;. pii:S0161-6420(20)30897-6
  4. Stika MM, Riordan P, Aaronson A, Herrold AA, Ellison RL, Kletzel S, Drzewiecki M, Evans CT, Mallinson T, High WM, Babcock-Parziale J, Urban A, Pape TL, Smith B  Cognition and Other Predictors of Functional Disability Among Veterans With Mild Traumatic Brain Injury and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.  J Head Trauma Rehabil  2020 Sep 02;. doi:10.1097/HTR.0000000000000611
  5. Dresden SM, Lo AX, Lindquist LA, Kocherginsky M, Post LA, French DD, Gray E, Heinemann AW  The impact of Geriatric Emergency Department Innovations (GEDI) on health services use, health related quality of life, and costs: Protocol for a randomized controlled trial.  Contemp Clin Trials  2020 Aug 26;97:106125. pii:S1551-7144(20)30203-2
  6. Claeys KC, Zhan M, Pineles L, Lydecker A, Clore G, Goto M, Leekha S, Linkin D, Evans CT, Trautner BW, Goetz MB, Baghdadi JD, Perencevich EN, Morgan DJ  Conditional reflex to urine culture: Evaluation of a diagnostic stewardship intervention within the Veterans' Affairs and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Practice-Based Research Network.  Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol  2020 Aug 25;:1-6. doi:10.1017/ice.2020.400
  7. Stulberg JJ, Huang R, Kreutzer L, Ban K, Champagne BJ, Steele SE, Johnson JK, Holl JL, Greenberg CC, Bilimoria KY  Association Between Surgeon Technical Skills and Patient Outcomes.  JAMA Surg  2020 Aug 19;. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.3007
  8. Kreutzer L, Hu YY, Stulberg J, Greenberg CC, Bilimoria KY, Johnson JK  Formative Evaluation of a Peer Video-Based Coaching Initiative.  J Surg Res  2020 Aug 21;257:169-177. pii:S0022-4804(20)30509-6
  9. Smith JD, Mohanty N, Davis MM, Knapp AA, Tedla YG, Carroll AJ, Price HE, Villamar JA, Padilla R, Jordan N, Brown CH, Langman CB  Optimizing the implementation of a population panel management intervention in safety-net clinics for pediatric hypertension (The OpTIMISe-Pediatric Hypertension Study).  Implement Sci Commun  2020;1(1):57. doi:10.1186/s43058-020-00039-z
  10. Quain KM, Kyweluk MA, Sajwani A, Gruschow S, Finlayson C, Gordon EJ, Johnson EK, Persky R, Dowshen N, Chen D  Timing and Delivery of Fertility Preservation Information to Transgender Adolescents, Young Adults, and Their Parents.  J Adolesc Health  2020 Aug 18;. pii:S1054-139X(20)30398-0
  11. Shallcross ML, Stulberg JJ, Schäfer WLA, Buckley BA, Huang R, Bilimoria KY, Johnson JK  A Mixed-Methods Evaluation of Clinician Education Modules on Reducing Surgical Opioid Prescribing.  J Surg Res  2020 Aug 17;257:1-8. pii:S0022-4804(20)30466-2
  12. Yuce TK, Yang AD, Johnson JK, Odell DD, Love R, Kreutzer L, Schlick CJR, Zambrano MI, Shan Y, O'Leary KJ, Halverson A, Bilimoria KY  Association Between Implementing Comprehensive Learning Collaborative Strategies in a Statewide Collaborative and Changes in Hospital Safety Culture.  JAMA Surg  2020 Aug 12;. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.2842
  13. Engelhardt KE, Bilimoria KY, Johnson JK, Hewitt DB, Ellis RJ, Hu YY, Chung JW, Kreutzer L, Love R, Blay E, Odell DD  A National Mixed-Methods Evaluation of Preparedness for General Surgery Residency and the Association With Resident Burnout.  JAMA Surg  2020 Sep 01;155(9):851-859. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.2420
  14. McHugh M, French DD, Kwasny MM, Maechling CR, Holl JL  The Impact of Shift Work and Long Work Hours on Employers' Health Care Costs.  J Occup Environ Med  2020 Aug 10;. doi:10.1097/JOM.0000000000001994
  15. Zhou J, Calip GS, Rowan S, McGregor JC, Perez RI, Evans CT, Gellad WF, Suda KJ  Potentially Inappropriate Medication Combination with Opioids among Older Dental Patients: A Retrospective Review of Insurance Claims Data.  Pharmacotherapy  2020 Aug 07;. doi:10.1002/phar.2452
  16. Musa J, Mehta SD, Achenbach CJ, Evans CT, Jordan N, Magaji FA, Pam VC, Daru PH, Silas OA, Sagay AS, Anorlu R, Zheng Y, Maiga M, Adewole IF, Murphy RL, Hou L, Simon MA  HIV and development of epithelial cell abnormalities in women with prior normal cervical cytology in Nigeria.  Infect Agent Cancer  2020;15:50. doi:10.1186/s13027-020-00316-5
  17. Mehrotra S, Schantz K, Friedewald JJ, Ladner DP, Becker Y, Formica R, Barah M, Gu J, Gordon EJ  Physician and Patient Acceptance of Policies to Reduce Kidney Discard.  Clin Transplant  2020 Aug 01;:e14054. doi:10.1111/ctr.14054
  18. Weiner S, Schwartz A, Altman L, Ball S, Bartle B, Binns-Calvey A, Chan C, Falck-Ytter C, Frenchman M, Gee B, Jackson JL, Jordan N, Kass B, Kelly B, Safdar N, Scholcoff C, Sharma G, Weaver F, Wopat M  Evaluation of a Patient-Collected Audio Audit and Feedback Quality Improvement Program on Clinician Attention to Patient Life Context and Health Care Costs in the Veterans Affairs Health Care System.  JAMA Netw Open  2020 Jul 01;3(7):e209644. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.9644
  19. Ellis RJ, Yuce TK, Hewitt DB, Merkow RP, Kinnier CV, Johnson JK, Bilimoria KY  National Evaluation of Patient Preferences in Selecting Hospitals and Health Care Providers.  Med Care  2020 Oct;58(10):867-873. doi:10.1097/MLR.0000000000001374
  20. Burns SP, Eberhart AC, Sippel JL, Wilson GM, Evans CT  Case-fatality with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in United States Veterans with spinal cord injuries and disorders.  Spinal Cord  2020 Sep;58(9):1040-1041. doi:10.1038/s41393-020-0529-0
  21. Broderick JP, Elm JJ, Janis LS, Zhao W, Moy CS, Dillon CR, Chimowitz MI, Sacco RL, Cramer SC, Wolf SL, Johnston KC, Saver JL, Marshall RS, Brown D, Wintermark M, Elkind MSV, Kamel H, Tirschwell DL, Longstreth WT, Chervin RD, Adeoye OM, Barreto AD, Grotta JC, Ramey SL, Lo WD, Feng W, Schlaug G, Sheth KN, Selim M, Naidech AM, Lansberg MG, Lazar RM, Albers GW, Griffin JS, Sirline LP, Frasure J, Wright CB, Khatri P,   National Institutes of Health StrokeNet During the Time of COVID-19 and Beyond.  Stroke  2020 08;51(8):2580-2586. doi:10.1161/STROKEAHA.120.030417
  22. Kwedza RK, Zwar N, Johnson JK, Larkins S  Identifying leadership for clinical governance in rural and remote primary health care services.  Aust J Rural Health  2020 Aug;28(4):414-416. doi:10.1111/ajr.12653
  23. Vacek J, Davis T, Many BT, Close S, Blake S, Hu YY, Holl JL, Johnson J, Strople J, Raval MV  A baseline assessment of enhanced recovery protocol implementation at pediatric surgery practices performing inflammatory bowel disease operations.  J Pediatr Surg  2020 Jun 27;. pii:S0022-3468(20)30441-3
  24. Berkel C, Smith JD, Bruening MM, Jordan N, Fu E, Mauricio AM, Grimm KJ, Winslow E, Ray K, Bourne A, Dishion TJ  The Family Check-Up 4 Health: Study protocol of a randomized type II hybrid effectiveness-implementation trial in integrated primary care (the healthy communities 4 healthy students study).  Contemp Clin Trials  2020 Sep;96:106088. pii:S1551-7144(20)30166-X
  25. Silva A, Tarlov E, Gonzalez B, Smith BM, French DD, Hogan TP, Jordan N, Huo Z, Martinez RN, Ippolito D, Stroupe KT  Did the Affordable Care Act Decrease Veteran Enrollment in the Veterans Health Administration?  Med Care  2020 08;58(8):703-709. doi:10.1097/MLR.0000000000001348
  26. Smith MJ, Mitchell JA, Blajeski S, Parham B, Harrington MM, Ross B, Sinco B, Brydon DM, Johnson JE, Cuddeback GS, Smith JD, Jordan N, Bell MD, McGeorge R, Kaminski K, Suganuma A, Kubiak SP  Enhancing vocational training in corrections: A type 1 hybrid randomized controlled trial protocol for evaluating virtual reality job interview training among returning citizens preparing for community re-entry.  Contemp Clin Trials Commun  2020 Sep;19:100604. doi:10.1016/j.conctc.2020.100604
  27. Spring B, Pfammatter AF, Marchese SH, Stump T, Pellegrini C, McFadden HG, Hedeker D, Siddique J, Jordan N, Collins LM  A Factorial Experiment to Optimize Remotely Delivered Behavioral Treatment for Obesity: Results of the Opt-IN Study.  Obesity (Silver Spring)  2020 Sep;28(9):1652-1662. doi:10.1002/oby.22915
  28. Silas OA, Musa J, Afolaranmi TO, Sagay AS, Evans CT, Achenbach CJ, Hou L, Murphy RL  Predictors of Mortality From a Population-Based Cancer Registry Data in Jos, Nigeria: A Resource-Limited Setting.  Front Med (Lausanne)  2020;7:227. doi:10.3389/fmed.2020.00227
  29. Berger ER, Kreutzer L, Halverson A, Yang AD, Reinhart S, Leary KJO, Williams MV, Bilimoria KY, Johnson JK,   Evaluation of Changes in Quality Improvement Knowledge Following a Formal Educational Curriculum Within a Statewide Learning Collaborative.  J Surg Educ  2020 Jun 15;. pii:S1931-7204(20)30133-1
  30. Akanbi MO, Iroz CB, O'Dwyer LC, Rivera AS, McHugh MC  A systematic review of the effectiveness of employer-led interventions for drug misuse.  J Occup Health  2020 Jan;62(1):e12133. doi:10.1002/1348-9585.12133
  31. Hall AN, Weaver B, Liotta E, Maas MB, Faigle R, Mroczek DK, Naidech AM  Identifying Modifiable Predictors of Patient Outcomes After Intracerebral Hemorrhage with Machine Learning.  Neurocrit Care  2020 May 08;. doi:10.1007/s12028-020-00982-8
  32. Fjeldstad ØD, Johnson JK, Margolis PA, Seid M, Höglund P, Batalden PB  Networked health care: Rethinking value creation in learning health care systems.  Learn Health Syst  2020 Apr;4(2):e10212. doi:10.1002/lrh2.10212
  33. Wang A, Caicedo JC, McNatt G, Abecassis M, Gordon EJ  Financial Feasibility Analysis of a Culturally and Linguistically Competent Hispanic Kidney Transplant Program.  Transplantation  2020 Apr 09;. doi:10.1097/TP.0000000000003269
  34. Roy B, Wolf JRLM, Carlson MD, Akkermans R, Bart B, Batalden P, Johnson JK, Wollersheim H, Hesselink G  An international comparison of factors affecting quality of life among patients with congestive heart failure: A cross-sectional study.  PLoS One  2020;15(4):e0231346. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0231346
  35. Jain-Poster K, Rosoklija I, Zambrano Navia M, Maizels M, Holl JL, Davis MM, Johnson EK  Assessment of Neonatal Circumcision Availability at Chicago-Area Hospitals.  JAMA Netw Open  2020 Apr 01;3(4):e202306. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.2306
  36. Fitzpatrick MA, Albarillo F, Santarossa M, Evans CT, Suda KJ  Variability in antifungal stewardship strategies among Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) Research Network facilities.  Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol  2020 May;41(5):585-589. doi:10.1017/ice.2020.76
  37. Kayle M, Valle J, Paulukonis S, Holl JL, Tanabe P, French DD, Garg R, Liem RI, Badawy SM, Treadwell MJ  Impact of Medicaid expansion on access and healthcare among individuals with sickle cell disease.  Pediatr Blood Cancer  2020 05;67(5):e28152. doi:10.1002/pbc.28152
  38. Diebold A, Segovia M, Johnson JK, Degillio A, Zakieh D, Park HJ, Lim K, Tandon SD  Acceptability and appropriateness of a perinatal depression preventive group intervention: a qualitative analysis.  BMC Health Serv Res  2020 Mar 07;20(1):189. doi:10.1186/s12913-020-5031-z
  39. Khorfan R, Shallcross ML, Yu B, Sanchez N, Parilla S, Coughlin JM, Johnson JK, Bilimoria KY, Stulberg JJ  Preoperative patient education and patient preparedness are associated with less postoperative use of opioids.  Surgery  2020 05;167(5):852-858. pii:S0039-6060(20)30012-X
  40. Diebold A, Ciolino JD, Johnson JK, Yeh C, Gollan JK, Tandon SD  Comparing Fidelity Outcomes of Paraprofessional and Professional Delivery of a Perinatal Depression Preventive Intervention.  Adm Policy Ment Health  2020 07;47(4):597-605. doi:10.1007/s10488-020-01022-5
  41. Wang A, Kho AN, French DD  Association of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundations' social determinants of health and Medicare hospitalisations for ischaemic strokes: a cross-sectional data analysis.  Open Heart  2020;7(1):e001189. doi:10.1136/openhrt-2019-001189
  42. Liss DT, Brown T, Wakeman J, Dunn S, Cesan A, Guzman A, Desai A, Buchanan D  Development of a Smartphone App for Regional Care Coordination Among High-Risk, Low-Income Patients.  Telemed J E Health  2020 Feb 10;. doi:10.1089/tmj.2019.0176
  43. Suda KJ, Zhou J, Rowan SA, McGregor JC, Perez RI, Evans CT, Gellad WF, Calip GS  Overprescribing of Opioids to Adults by Dentists in the U.S., 2011-2015.  Am J Prev Med  2020 04;58(4):473-486. pii:S0749-3797(19)30527-6
  44. Holl JL, Bilaver LA, Finn DJ, Savio K  A randomized trial of the acceptability of a daily multi-allergen food supplement for infants.  Pediatr Allergy Immunol  2020 05;31(4):418-420. doi:10.1111/pai.13223
  45. Adeola J, Badejo OA, Ahonkhai A, Okonkwo P, Aboh Akande P, Evans CT, McHugh M, Pierce L, Ahmed I, Jolayemi T, Ladi Akinyemi B, Onwuatuelo I, Murphy R, Kyriacou D, Musa J, Agaba P  Effect of Baseline Symptom Manifestations on Retention in Care and Treatment among HIV-Infected Patients in Nigeria.  J Int Assoc Provid AIDS Care  ;19:2325958220903575. doi:10.1177/2325958220903575
  46. Ahmad FS, Rasmussen LV, Persell SD, Richardson JE, Liss DT, Kenly P, Chung I, French DD, Walunas TL, Schriever A, Kho AN  Challenges to electronic clinical quality measurement using third-party platforms in primary care practices: the healthy hearts in the heartland experience.  JAMIA Open  2019 Dec;2(4):423-428. doi:10.1093/jamiaopen/ooz038
  47. Liss DT, Persell SD  Health System-Community Partnerships: Implementation and Intensity Matter.  Am J Prev Med  2020 02;58(2):283-284. pii:S0749-3797(19)30430-1
  48. Alolod GP, Gardiner H, Agu C, Turner JL, Kelly PJ, Siminoff LA, Gordon EJ, Norden R, Daly TA, Benitez A, Hernandez I, Guinansaca N, Winther LR, Bergeron CD, Montalvo A, Gonzalez T  A Culturally Targeted eLearning Module on Organ Donation (Promotoras de Donación): Design and Development.  J Med Internet Res  2020 01 13;22(1):e15793. doi:10.2196/15793
  49. Persell SD, Liss DT, Walunas TL, Ciolino JD, Ahmad FS, Brown T, French DD, Hountz R, Iversen K, Lindau ST, Lipiszko D, Makelarski JA, Mazurek K, Murakami L, Peprah Y, Potempa J, Rasmussen LV, Wang A, Wang J, Yeh C, Kho AN  Effects of 2 Forms of Practice Facilitation on Cardiovascular Prevention in Primary Care: A Practice-randomized, Comparative Effectiveness Trial.  Med Care  2020 04;58(4):344-351. doi:10.1097/MLR.0000000000001260
  50. Levitsky J, Gordon EJ  Living Donor Liver Transplantation When Deceased Donor Is Not Possible or Timely: Case Examples and Ethical Perspectives.  Liver Transpl  2020 03;26(3):431-436. doi:10.1002/lt.25708
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