Publications & Products

Below is a selected bibliography of our peer-reviewed publications (listed chronologically) and selected resources generated from our research projects. For more information, please email us at

Selected Publications

Fagnan LJ, Walunas TL, Parchman ML, Dickinson CL, Murphy KM, Howell R, Jackson KL, Madden MB, Ciesla JR, Mazurek, KD, Kho A, Solberg LI. Engaging Primary Care Practices in Studies of Improvement: Did You Budget Enough for Practice Recruitment? Annals of Family Medicine. 2018;16 (Suppl_1).

Michaels L, Anastas T, Waddell EN, Fagnan L, Dorr DA. A Randomized Trial of High-Value Change Using Practice Facilitation. Journal of the American Board of Family Physicians. 2017 Sep-Oct;30(5):572-582. DOI:10.3122/jabfm.2017.05.170013

Davis MM, Howk S, Spurlock M, McGinnis PB, Cohen DJ, Fagnan LJ. "Unless it gets used it won't help solve the problem." A Qualitative Study of Clinic and Community Member Perspectives on Implementation ToolkitsBMC Health Services Research. 201717(497). DOI 10.1186/s12913-017-2413-y

Riley-Behringer M, Davis MM, Werner J, Fagnan LJ, Stange K. The Evolving Collaborative Relationship between Practice-Based Research Networks (PBRNs) and Clinical and Translational Science Awardees (CTSAs).  Journal of Clinical and Translational Science. 2017 Oct;1(5):301-309

Davis MM, Spurlock M**, Ramsey K, Smith J*, Beamer BA*, Aromaa S, McGinnis PB. Milk Options Observation (MOO): A Mixed Methods Study of Chocolate Milk Removal on Beverage Consumption and Student/Staff Behaviors in a Rural Elementary School.Journal of School Nursing. 2017 34(4);285-298. DOI:10.1177/1059840517703744 [Winner of the Journal of School of Nursing(JOSN)/SAGE Scholarly Writing Award, 2017]

Lindner S, Rowland R, Spurlock M, Dorn S, Davis MM [senior author]. "Canaries in the mine…" The impact of Affordable Care Act Implementation on People with Disabilities: Evidence from Interviews with Disability Advocates. Disability and Health. 2017 10(4);1-7. DOI: 10.1016/j.dhjo.2017.04.003

Pham R, Cross S, Fernandez B, Corson K, Dillon K,Yackley C, Davis MM [senior author]. "Finding the Right FIT": A Community-led Mixed Methods Study of Rural, Low-Income Patient Preferences for Fecal Immunochemical Test Characteristics. Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine. September-October 2017;30:632-644;doi:10.3122/jabfm.2017.05.170151

Davis MM, Freeman M, Shannon J, Coronado G, Stange K, Guise JM, Wheeler S, Buckley DI. A Systematic Review of Clinic and Community Intervention to Increase Fecal Testing for Colorectal Cancer in Rural and Low-Income Populations in the United States –How, What and When? BMC Cancer. 2018 Jan 6;18(1):40. doi:10.1186/s12885-017-3813-4

Thompson, JH, Davis, MM, Leo, MC, Schneider, JL, Smith, DH, Petrik, AF, Castillo, M, Younger, B, Coronado, G. Participatory Research to Advance Colon Cancer Prevention (PROMPT): Study Protocol for a Pragmatic Trial. Contemporary Clinical Trials. 2018 Feb 2. pii: S1551-7144(17)30685-7.doi: 10.1016/j.cct.2018.02.001

Holub JL, Morris CC C, Fagnan LJ, Logan JR, Michaels LC, Lieberman DA. Quality of Colonoscopy Performed in Rural Practice: Experience From the Clinical Outcomes Research Initiative and the Oregon Rural Practice-Based Research Network. The Journal of Rural Health. (2017) doi: 10.1111/jrh.12231

Westfall JM, Mold, J, Fagnan LJ. Practice-Based Research—"Blue Highways" on the NIH Roadmap. Journal of American Medical Association. January 24/31, 2007—Vol 297, No. 4

Fagnan LJ. Moving Upstream—Health Extension and Primary Care. Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine. doi: 10.3122/jabfm.2017.01.160355

Parchman ML, Fagnan LJ, Dorr DA, Evans P, Cook AJ, Penfold RB, Hsu C, Cheadle A, Baldwin LM, Tuzzio L. Study protocol for "Healthy Hearts Northwest: a 2x2 randomized factorial trial to build quality improvement capacity in primary care. Implementation Science. October 2016;11(1).

Hahn DM, Hoffman AE, Felzien M, LeMaster JW, Xu J, Fagnan LJ. Tokenism in Patient Engagement. Family Practice. (2016) Sept.22. Vol. 11, Issue 5:630-635.

Gaglioti AH, Werner JJ, Rust G, Fagnan LJ, Neale AV. Practice-based Research Networks (PBRNs) Bridging the Gaps between Communities, Funders, and Policymakers. JAm Board Fam Med. (2016);29:630-635.

Mabry J, Farris PE, Forro VA, Findholt NE, Purnell JQ, Davis MM. Environmental, Behavioral, and Cultural Factors that Influence Healthy Eating in Rural Women of Childbearing Age: Findings from a PhotoVoice Study. Global Qualitative Nursing Research. 2016 Feb [Epub ahead of print]. doi10.117/2333393615622176

Wexler RM, Gerstein BS, Brackett C, Fagnan LJ, et al.(2015) Patient Responses to Decision Aids in the United States. The International Journal of Patient-Centered Medicine, 2015. Vol. 5, Issue 3, pp 105-111

Campbell-Voytal K, Daly JM, Nagykaldi ZJ, Aspy CB, Dolor RJ,Fagnan LJ, Levy BT, Palac HL, Michaels L, Patterson VB, Kano M,Smith PD, Sussman AL, Williams R, Sterling P, O'Beirne M and Neale AV (2015), Team Science Approach to Developing Consensus on Research Good Practices for Practice-Based Research Networks: A Case Study. Clinical and Translational Science, 8: 632–637. doi: 10.1111/cts.12363

Dolor RJ, Campbell-Voytal K, Daly J, Nagykaldi ZJ, O'Beirne M, Sterling P, Fagnan LJ, Levy B, Michaels L, Louks HA, Smith P, Aspy CB, Patterson VB, Kano M, Sussman AL, Williams R and Neale AV (2015), Practice-based Research Network Research Good Practices (PRGPs): Summary of Recommendations. Clinical and Translational Science, 8: 638–646. doi: 10.1111/cts.12317

Fagnan LJ, Michaels L, Ramsey K, Shearer S, Droppers O, Gallia C Rural Clinician Evaluation of Children's Health Care Quality Measures: An Oregon Rural Practice-based Research Network (ORPRN) Study. J Am Board Fam Med. 2015; 28:595-604

Deyo R, Ramsey R, Buckley D, Michaels L, Kobus A, Eckstrom E, Forr V, Morris C (2015) Performance of a Patient Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS) Short Form in Older Adults with Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain. Pain Medicine, doi:10.1093/pm/pnv046

Sun BC, Chi DL, Schwarz E, Milgrom P, Yagapen A, Malveau S,Chen Z, Chan B, Danner S, Owen E, Morton V, Lowe RA. Emergency Department Visits for Nontraumatic Dental Problems: A Mixed-Methods Study. Am J Public Health.[Epub ahead of print] 2015 March: e1–e9. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2014.302398

Englander H, Michaels L, Chan B, Kansagara D. The Care Transitions Innovation (C-TraIn) for Socio-economically Disadvantaged Adults: Results of a Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial. J Gen Intern Med. 2014 Nov; 29(11):1460-7. doi: 10.1007/s11606-014-2903-0. Epub 2014 Jun 10.

Liu BY, O'Malley J, Mori M, Fagnan LJ, Lieberman D, Morris CD, Buckley DI, Heinizman 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 Sep-Oct; 27(5):669-81. doi: 10.3122/jabfm.2014.05.140005.

Davis MM, Aromaa S, McGinnis PB, Ramsey K, Rollins N, Smith J,Beamer BA, Buckley DI, Stange KC, Fagnan LJ. Engaging the Underserved: A Process Model to Mobilize Rural Community Health Coalitions as Partners in Translational Research. Clin Transl Sci. 2014 Aug;7(4):300-6. doi:10.1111/cts.12168. Epub 2014 May.

Davis M, Freeman M, Kaye J, Vuckovic N, Buckley DI. A Systematic Review of Clinician and Staff Views of the Acceptability and Feasibility of Incorporating Remote Monitoring Technologies into primary care.Telemed J E Health. 2014 May;20(5):428-38. doi: 10.1089/tmj.2013.0166.

Davis MM, Currey JM, Howk S, DeSordi MR, Boise L, Fagnan LJ, Vuckovic N. A Qualitative Study of Rural Primary Care Clinician Views on Remote Monitoring Technologies. The Journal of Rural Health. Published first online. 24 May 2013.

Evans D, Hartung DM, Beasley D, Fagnan LJ. Breaking Up is Hard to Do: Lessons Learned from a Pharma-Free Practice Transformation. J Am Board Fam Med. May-June 2013:26 (3):332-338

Findholt NE, Davis MM, Michael YL. (2013). Perceived Barriers, Resources, and Training Needs of Rural Primary Care Providers Relevant to the Management of  Childhood Obesity. Journal of Rural Health. First published online Feb 22, 2013. DOI: 10.111/jrh.12006. PMID: In progress.

Rao MK, Morris C, O'Malley JP, Davis MM, Mori M, Anderson S (2013). Documentation and Management of CKD in Rural Primary Care. Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. First published online January 31, 2013. DOI: 10.2215/CJN.02410312. PMID: in progress.

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. Sept.-Oct. 2012:25 (5): 614-624

Davis M, Keller S, DeVoe J, Cohen DJ. (2012). Characteristics and Lessons Learned from Practice-based Research Networks (PBRNs) in the United States. Journal of Health Care Leadership, 4: 107-116. DOI: PMID: 22829294.

Davis M, Devoe M, Kansagara D, Nicolaidis C, Englander H. (2012). "Did I do as best as the system would let me?" Healthcare Professional Views on Hospital to Home Care Transitions. Journal of General Internal Medicine. First published online July 25, 2012. DOI:10.1007/s11606-012-2169-3. PMID: 22829294.

King V, Davis M, Gorman P, Rugge B, Fagnan L. (2012). Perceptions of Shared Decision Making and Decision Aids Among Rural Primary Care Clinicians. Medical Decision Making, 32(4): 636-644. First published online January 12, 2012. Doi:10.1177/0272989X11431961.

Hartung DM, Guise JM, Fagnan LJ, Davis MM, Stange KC. (2012). The Role of Practice-based Research Networks in Comparative Effectiveness ResearchJournal of Comparative Effectiveness Research, 1(1):45-55. PMID: 23105964.

Buckley D. Davis M, Andresen E. (2012). Does a Standard Measure of Physical Disability Correlate with Clinician Perception of Impairment Related to Cancer Screening? Cancer, 118(5):1345-52.  First published online August, 2011.  Doi: 10.1002/cncr.26393.

Hartung DM, Hamer A, Middleton L, Haxby D, Fagnan LJ.  A pilot study evaluating alternative approaches to academic detailing in rural family practice clinics.  BMC Family Practice. 2012.13:129.

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.  2012.