Jean O'Malley, MPH

Research Associate


Research Interests:

  • Health services research
  • Longitudinal Modeling
  • Analysis of Electronic Health Records and Claims data

Current Research Projects:

Family's Access to Medical Care and Impact of Insurance Lapses on Children and Youth (FAMILY) Study Community Clinics and Randomized Distribution of Insurance Access and Coverage (CARDIAC)



  • Oregon Health & Science University, Master of Public Health
  • University of Iowa, BA Zoology


Previous Positions:

  • OCTRI Biostatistics and Design Program, Research Associate
  • OHSU School of Nursing, Office of Research Development and Support, Research Associate
  • OHSU Neurological Sciences Institute, Research Associate
  • OHSU Department of Pediatrics, Research Associate 
  • OHSU Department of Endocrinology and Clinical Nutrition, Research Associate


Recent Publications:

Carney PA, O'Malley J, Buckley DI, Mori M, Lieberman DA, Fagnan LJ, Wallace J, Liu B, Morris C: Influence of health insurance coverage on breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer screening in rural primary care settings. Cancer 5-30-2012.

Gorman PN, O'Malley JP, Fagnan LJ: The relationship of self-report of quality to practice size and health information technology. J Am Board Fam Med 2012;25:614-624.

Hunsberger M, O'Malley J, Block T, Norris JC: Relative validation of Block Kids Food Screener for dietary assessment in children and adolescents. Matern Child Nutr 9-24-2012.

Knafl GJ, Dixon JK, O'Malley JP, Grey M, Deatrick JA, Gallo A, Knafl KA: Scale development based on likelihood cross-validation. Stat Methods Med Res 2012;21:599-619.

Slatore CG, Goy ER, O'hearn DJ, Boudreau EA, O'Malley JP, Peters D, Ganzini L: Sleep quality and its association with delirium among veterans enrolled in hospice. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 2012;20:317-326

Carney PA, O'Malley JP, Gough A, Buckley DI, Wallace J, Fagnan LJ, Morris C, Mori M, Heitzman JD, Lieberman D: Association between documented family history of cancer and screening for breast and colorectal cancer. Prev Med 9-9-2013.

Bailey SR, O'Malley JP, Gold R, Heintzman J, Likumahuwa S, Devoe JE: Diabetes care quality is highly correlated with patient panel characteristics. J Am Board Fam Med 2013;26:669-679.

Marshall LM, Carlson EJ, O'Malley J, Snyder CK, Charbonneau NL, Hayflick SJ, Coselli JS, Lemaire SA, Sakai LY: Thoracic aortic aneurysm frequency and dissection are associated with fibrillin-1 fragment concentrations in circulation. Circ Res 10-25-2013;113:1159-1168.

Rao MK, Morris CD, O'Malley JP, Davis MM, Mori M, Anderson S: Documentation and Management of CKD in Rural Primary Care. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2013;8:739-748.

Gold R, Bailey SR, O'Malley JP, Hoopes MJ, Cowburn S, Marino M, Heintzman J, Nelson C, Fortmann SP, Devoe JE: Estimating Demand for Care After a Medicaid Expansion: Lessons From Oregon. J Ambul Care Manage 3-6-2014.

Heintzman J, Bailey SR, Hoopes MJ, Le T, Gold R, O'Malley JP, Cowburn S, Marino M, Krist A, Devoe JE: Agreement of Medicaid claims and electronic health records for assessing preventive care quality among adults. J Am Med Inform Assoc 2-7-2014.

Heintzman J, Marino M, Hoopes M, Bailey S, Gold R, Crawford C, Cowburn S, O'Malley J, Nelson C, Devoe JE: Using electronic health record data to evaluate preventive service utilization among uninsured safety net patients. Prev Med 2014;67:306-310.

Hunsberger M, McGinnis P, Smith J, Beamer BA, O'Malley J: Elementary school children's recess schedule and dietary intake at lunch: a community-based participatory research partnership pilot study. BMC Public Health 2014;14:156.

Liu BY, O'Malley J, Mori M, Fagnan LJ, Lieberman D, Morris CD, Buckley DI, Heintzman JD, Carney PA: The association of type and number of chronic diseases with breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer screening. J Am Board Fam Med 2014;27:669-681.

Bailey SR, O'Malley JP, Gold R, Heintzman J, Marino M, Devoe JE: Receipt of diabetes preventive services differs by insurance status at visit. Am J Prev Med 2015;48:229-233.

Devoe JE, Marino M, Angier H, O'Malley JP, Crawford C, Nelson C, Tillotson CJ, Bailey SR, Gallia C, Gold R: Effect of Expanding Medicaid for Parents on Children's Health Insurance Coverage: Lessons From the Oregon Experiment. JAMA Pediatr 1-5-2015;169:e143145..