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Over the last year, 17 Regenstrief Institute research staff were listed as authors in peer-reviewed publications, adding valuable knowledge and evidence to the scientific community.  

These articles covered a wide variety of subjects, from factors influencing physician’s moral distress to mindfulness training for adults with metastatic cancer to an analysis of hospitals patient portals. Regenstrief staff members’ multidisciplinary efforts included gathering and analyzing data, project management and manuscript development.  

Here are the staff members who were listed as authors from July 1, 2019-June 30, 2020: Tasneem TalibClaire WilliamsPatrick StutzSean BairdErin O’Kelly PhillipsShannon EfflerKatie RukesShelley SuarezLev IngerAnnie MontzEmily BurkePhilip AdeoyeEmily FortierJessica BroughtonDenisha FergusonKunal Bodke and Swapna Abhyankar. 

Scientific research is a team effort, and Regenstrief staff are an integral part of that team. They help create the new and innovative research at Regenstrief Institute. 

Full list of citations 

AUTHOR(S): Johns SA, Stutz PVTalib TL, Cohee AA, Beck-Coon KA, Brown LF, Wilhelm LR, Monahan PO, LaPradd ML, Champion VL, Miller KD, Giesler RB.  

TITLE: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Symptom Interference in Advanced Lung Cancer and Caregiver Distress: A Pilot Randomized Trial.  

PUBLICATION: Cancer. 2019 Oct 1. 


AUTHOR(S): Johns SA, Beck-Coon K, Stutz PVTalib TL, Chinh K, Cottingham AH, Schmidt K, Shields C, Stout ME, Stump TE, Monahan PO, Torke AM, Helft PR.  

TITLE: Mindfulness Training Supports Quality of Life and Advance Care Planning in Adults With Metastatic Cancer and Their Caregivers: Results of a Pilot Study.  

PUBLICATION: American Journal of Hospice & Palliative Care. 2019 Aug 4 


AUTHOR(S): Eliacin J, Matthias MS, Burgess DJ, Patterson S, Damush T, Pratt-Chapman M, McGovern M, Chinman M, Talib T, O’Connor C, Rollins A.  

TITLE: Pre-implementation Evaluation of PARTNER-MH: A Mental Healthcare Disparity Intervention for Minority Veterans in the VHA.  

PUBLICATION: Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research. 2020 May 12. 


AUTHOR(S): Kroenke K, Stump TE, Kean J, Talib TL, Haggstrom DA, Monahan PO.  

TITLE: PROMIS 4-item measures and numeric rating scales efficiently assess SPADE symptoms compared with legacy measures.  

PUBLICATION: Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 2019 Nov 1. 


AUTHOR(S): Lee JL, Williams CEBaird S, Matthias MS, Weiner M.  

TITLE: Too Many Don’ts and Not Enough Do’s? A Survey of Hospitals About Their Portal Instructions for Patients.  

PUBLICATION: Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2019 Nov 12. 


AUTHOR(S): Torke AM, Maiko S, Watson BN, Ivy SS, Burke ESMontz K, Rush SA, Slaven JE, Kozinski K, Axel-Adams R, Cottingham A.  

TITLE: The Chaplain Family Project: Development, Feasibility, and Acceptability of an Intervention to Improve Spiritual Care of Family Surrogates.  

PUBLICATION: Journal of Health Care Chaplaincy. 2019 Oct 1. 


AUTHOR(S): Unroe KT, O’Kelly Phillips EEffler SErsek MT, Hickman SE.  

TITLE: Comfort Measures Orders and Hospital Transfers: Insights From the OPTIMISTIC Demonstration Project.  

PUBLICATION: Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 2019 Oct 1. 


AUTHOR(S): Rukes K, Fowler NR.  

TITLE: Engaging Persons Living With Dementia in the Research Process: Best Practice Considerations From a National Dementia Meeting.  

PUBLICATION: The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. 2019 Nov 23 


AUTHOR(S): Fowler NR, Head KJ, Perkins AJ, Gao S, Callahan CM, Bakas T, Suarez SD, Boustani MA.  

TITLE: Examining the benefits and harms of Alzheimer’s disease screening for family members of older adults: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial.  

PUBLICATION: Trials. 2020 Feb 19. 


AUTHOR(S): Wocial LD, Slaven JE, Montz K, Monahan PO, Hickman SE, Callahan CM, Helft PR, Sachs GA, Inger L, Burke ES, Torke AM.  

TITLE: Factors Associated with Physician Moral Distress Caring for Hospitalized Elderly Patients Needing a Surrogate Decision-maker: a Prospective Study.  

PUBLICATION: Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2020 Feb 24 


AUTHOR(S): Torke AM, Maiko S, Watson BN, Ivy SS, Burke ESMontz K, Rush SA, Slaven JE, Kozinski K, Axel-Adams R, Cottingham A.  

TITLE: The Chaplain Family Project: Development, Feasibility, and Acceptability of an Intervention to Improve Spiritual Care of Family Surrogates.  

PUBLICATION: Journal of Health Care Chaplaincy. 2019 Oct 1. 


AUTHOR(S): Torke AM, Fitchett G, Maiko S, Burke ES, Slaven JE, Watson BN, Ivy S, Monahan PO.

TITLE: The Association of Surrogate Decision Makers’ Religious and Spiritual Beliefs With End-of-Life Decisions.  

PUBLICATION: Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 2019 Sept 17 


AUTHOR(S): Clark DO, Xu H, Moser L, Adeoye P, Lin AW, Tangney CC, Risacher SL, Saykin AJ, Considine RV, Unverzagt FW.  

TITLE: MIND food and speed of processing training in older adults with low education, the MINDSpeed Alzheimer’s disease prevention pilot trial.  

PUBLICATION: Contemporary Clinical Trials. 2019 Sept 1 


AUTHOR(S): Carnahan JL, Judge KS, Daggy JK, Slaven JE, Coleman N, Fortier ELSuelzer C, Fowler NR.  

TITLE: Supporting caregivers of veterans with Alzheimer’s disease and traumatic brain injury: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial.  

PUBLICATION: Trials. 2020 Apr 19. 


AUTHOR(S): Callahan CM, Torke AM, Alder CA, Broughton JA, Mitchell SL.  

TITLE: Training the Workforce to Conduct Embedded Pragmatic Clinical Trials to Improve Care for People Living with Dementia and Their Caregivers.  

PUBLICATION: Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 2020 June 26. 


AUTHOR(S): Holden RJ, Campbell NL, Abebe E, Clark DO, Ferguson DBodke K, Boustani MA, Callahan CM; Brain Health Patient Safety Laboratory.  

TITLE: Usability and feasibility of consumer-facing technology to reduce unsafe medication use by older adults.  


PUBLICATION: Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy. 2020 Jan 1. 

AUTHOR(S): Dong X, Li J, Soysal E, Bian J, DuVall SL, Hanchrow E, Liu H, Lynch KE, Matheny M, Natarajan K, Ohno-Machado L, Pakhomov S, Reeves RM, Sitapati AM, Abhyankar S, Cullen T, Deckard J, Jiang X, Murphy R, Xu H.  

TITLE: COVID-19 TestNorm – A Tool to Normalize COVID-19 Testing Names to LOINC Codes. PUBLICATION: Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. 2020 June 22. 

About Regenstrief Institute

Founded in 1969 in Indianapolis, the Regenstrief Institute is a local, national and global leader dedicated to a world where better information empowers people to end disease and realize true health. A key research partner to Indiana University, Regenstrief and its research scientists are responsible for a growing number of major healthcare innovations and studies. Examples range from the development of global health information technology standards that enable the use and interoperability of electronic health records to improving patient-physician communications, to creating models of care that inform practice and improve the lives of patients around the globe.

Sam Regenstrief, a nationally successful entrepreneur from Connersville, Indiana, founded the institute with the goal of making healthcare more efficient and accessible for everyone. His vision continues to guide the institute’s research mission.

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