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Jennifer Marie Dickman Portz

TitleAsst Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Colorado Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus

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    University of Denver, Denver, COPhD06/2013Social Work
    University of Colorado, Aurora, COCertificate06/2018Interprofessional Palliative Care
    Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MAMSW06/2007Social Work
    University of Denver, Denver, COBA06/2004Anthropology

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    AOTFIRG13     (SCHMID, ARLENE)Jan 1, 2014 - Dec 31, 2015
    American Occupational Therapy Foundation
    Merging Yoga and Group Occupational Therapy (MY-OT)
    Role: Co-Investigator

    T32AG044296     (KUTNER, JEAN S)May 1, 2014 - Apr 30, 2024
    Multidisciplinary Research Training in Palliative Care
    Role: Co-Investigator

    NA     (SCHMID, ARLENE)Aug 1, 2015 - Jul 30, 2016
    Colorado State University Prevention Research Center
    Self-Management and Yoga After Chronic Pain
    Role: Co-Principle Investigator

    NA     (PORTZ, JENNIFER)Apr 1, 2016 - Mar 30, 2017
    Council on Social Work Education
    Social Work Student Community Engagement Project in Policy Practice

    NA     (PORTZ, JENNIFER)Sep 2, 2016 - Aug 30, 2017
    Colorado State System Academic Collaborations
    High Impact Experiential Learning: Policy Practice
    Role: Principal Investigator

    18CDA34110092     (PORTZ, JENNIFER)Jan 1, 2018 - Jul 1, 2018
    American Heart Association Junior Faculty Career Development Award
    Cardiovascular Digital Health: The Social Convoy Heart Failure Symptom Tracker
    Role: Principle Investigator

    R34AT009688     (FRUHAUF, CHRISTINE ANN)Jan 12, 2018 - Dec 31, 2020
    Merging Yoga and self-management to develop Skills (MY-Skills)
    Role: Postdoctoral Fellow

    PCRC Pilot Grant 2019-01p     (Portz)Jul 1, 2019 - Jun 30, 2020
    Palliative Care Research Cooperative Group (NINR U2CNR014637)
    Examining the Utility of Patient Portals in the Setting of Serious Illness and End of Life
    Role: PI

    “P-2-R” (Pilot-to-R) Award Program     (Portz)Nov 1, 2019 - Oct 31, 2020
    Health Care Systems Research Network (HCSRN)-Older Americans Independence Centers (OAICs) AGING Initiative (NIA R33AG057806)
    Utility of Patients Portals at the End of Life among Older Adults with Multiple Chronic Conditions and their Proxy Caregivers: A Mixed Methods Study
    Role: PI

    K76AG059934     (PORTZ, JENNIFER)Apr 1, 2020 - Mar 31, 2023
    Social Convoy Palliative Care (Convoy-Pal) Mobile Health for Older Adults with Advanced Heart Failure
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Portz JD, Ford KL, Doyon K, Bekelman DB, Boxer RS, Kutner JS, Czaja S, Bull S. Using Grounded Theory to Inform the Human-Centered Design of Digital Health in Geriatric Palliative Care. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2020 Dec; 60(6):1181-1192.e1. PMID: 32615298.
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    2. Ford KL, Moore SL, Zhou S, Gore MO, Portz J, Zhang X, Zane R, Wiler J, Bull S. Advancing evidence-based digital health through an innovative research environment: an academic-industry collaboration case report. Mhealth. 2019; 5:37. PMID: 31620464.
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    3. Dickman Portz J, Ford K, Bekelman DB, Boxer RS, Kutner JS, Czaja S, Elsbernd K, Bull S. "We're Taking Something So Human and Trying to Digitize": Provider Recommendations for mHealth in Palliative Care. J Palliat Med. 2020 02; 23(2):240-247. PMID: 31526220.
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    4. Portz JD, Fruhauf C, Bull S, Boxer RS, Bekelman DB, Casillas A, Gleason K, Bayliss EA. "Call a Teenager… That's What I Do!" - Grandchildren Help Older Adults Use New Technologies: Qualitative Study. JMIR Aging. 2019 Jun 06; 2(1):e13713. PMID: 31518274.
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    5. Portz JD, Bayliss EA, Bull S, Boxer RS, Bekelman DB, Gleason K, Czaja S. Using the Technology Acceptance Model to Explore User Experience, Intent to Use, and Use Behavior of a Patient Portal Among Older Adults With Multiple Chronic Conditions: Descriptive Qualitative Study. J Med Internet Res. 2019 04 08; 21(4):e11604. PMID: 30958272.
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    6. Schmid AA, Fruhauf CA, Sharp JL, Van Puymbroeck M, Bair MJ, Portz JD. Yoga for People With Chronic Pain in a Community-Based Setting: A Feasibility and Pilot RCT. J Evid Based Integr Med. 2019 Jan-Dec; 24:2515690X19863763. PMID: 31394910.
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    7. Schmid AA, Van Puymbroeck M, Fruhauf CA, Bair MJ, Portz JD. Yoga improves occupational performance, depression, and daily activities for people with chronic pain. Work. 2019; 63(2):181-189. PMID: 31156199.
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    8. Portz JD, Cognetta S, Bekelman DB. Potential Technology Development for Palliative Care. J Palliat Med. 2018 07; 21(7):899-900. PMID: 29975619.
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    9. Portz JD, LaMendola WF. Participation, Retention, and Utilization of a Web-Based Chronic Disease Self-Management Intervention Among Older Adults. Telemed J E Health. 2019 02; 25(2):126-131. PMID: 29782228.
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    10. Schmid AA, Atler KE, Malcolm MP, Grimm LA, Klinedinst TC, Marchant DR, Marchant TP, Portz JD. Yoga improves quality of life and fall risk-factors in a sample of people with chronic pain and Type 2 Diabetes. Complement Ther Clin Pract. 2018 May; 31:369-373. PMID: 29526474.
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    11. Van Puymbroeck M, Atler K, Portz JD, Schmid AA. Multidimensional Improvements in Health Following Hatha Yoga for Individuals with Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy. Int J Yoga Therap. 2018 Nov; 28(1):71-78. PMID: 29419337.
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    12. Bolster, R., Atler, K.E., Portz, J., Van Puymbroeck, M., Hinsey, K. & Schmid, A.A . MY-OT for people with chronic stroke: Effect on community reintegration and perceived activity constraints. American Journal of Recreation Therapy. 2018; 2(17):20-26.
    13. Portz JD, Kutner JS, Blatchford PJ, Ritchie CS. High Symptom Burden and Low Functional Status in the Setting of Multimorbidity. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2017 Oct; 65(10):2285-2289. PMID: 28857119.
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    14. Portz JD, Vehovec A, Dolansky MA, Levin JB, Bull S, Boxer R. The Development and Acceptability of a Mobile Application for Tracking Symptoms of Heart Failure Among Older Adults. Telemed J E Health. 2018 02; 24(2):161-165. PMID: 28696832.
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    15. Wright LA, King DK, Retrum JH, Helander K, Wilkins S, Boggs JM, Portz JD, Nearing K, Gozansky WS. Lessons learned from community-based participatory research: establishing a partnership to support lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender ageing in place. Fam Pract. 2017 06 01; 34(3):330-335. PMID: 28334786.
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    16. Portz JD. A review of web-based chronic disease self-management for older adults. Gerontechnology. 2017 Mar; 16(1):12-20. PMID: 30705614.
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    17. Atler, K.E. Van Puymbroeck, M., Portz, J.D., Schmid, A.A. . Outcomes of a multimodal group self-management intervention for fall prevention: Qualitative perspectives on MY-OT among people post stroke. British Journal of Occupational Therapy. 2017; 5(80):294-301.
    18. Portz JD, Waddington E, Atler KE, Van Puymbroeck M, Schmid AA. Self-Management and Yoga for Older Adults with Chronic Stroke: A Mixed-Methods Study of Physical Fitness and Physical Activity. Clin Gerontol. 2018 Jul-Sep; 41(4):374-381. PMID: 28452644.
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    19. Waddington EA, Rogers Fuller RK, Barloon RC, Comiskey GH, Portz JD, Holmquist-Johnson H, Schmid AA. Staff perspectives regarding the implementation of a yoga intervention with chronic pain self-management in a clinical setting. Complement Ther Clin Pract. 2017 Feb; 26:12-20. PMID: 28107843.
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    20. Boggs JM, Dickman Portz J, King DK, Wright LA, Helander K, Retrum JH, Gozansky WS. Perspectives of LGBTQ Older Adults on Aging in Place: A Qualitative Investigation. J Homosex. 2017; 64(11):1539-1560. PMID: 27732524.
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    21. Schmid AA, Puymbroeck MV, Portz JD, Atler KE, Fruhauf CA. "Merging Yoga and Occupational Therapy (MY-OT): A feasibility and pilot study". Complement Ther Med. 2016 Oct; 28:44-9. PMID: 27670869.
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    22. Portz, J.D., Miller, A., Foster, B., and Lauderman, L. Persuasive Features in Health Information Technology Interventions for Older Adults with Chronic Diseases: A Systematic Review. Health and Technology. 2016; 2(6):89–99.
    23. Bredfeldt C, Altschuler A, Adams AS, Portz JD, Bayliss EA. Patient reported outcomes for diabetic peripheral neuropathy. J Diabetes Complications. 2015 Nov-Dec; 29(8):1112-8. PMID: 26385309.
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    24. Polsky S, Donahoo WT, Lyons EE, Funk KL, Elliott TE, Williams R, Arterburn D, Portz JD, Bayliss E. Evaluation of care management intensity and bariatric surgical weight loss. Am J Manag Care. 2015 Mar; 21(3):182-9. PMID: 25880623.
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    25. Arterburn D, Powers JD, Toh S, Polsky S, Butler MG, Portz JD, Donahoo WT, Herrinton L, Williams RJ, Vijayadeva V, Fisher D, Bayliss EA. Comparative effectiveness of laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding vs laparoscopic gastric bypass. JAMA Surg. 2014 Dec; 149(12):1279-87. PMID: 25353723.
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    26. Portz JD, Retrum JH, Wright LA, Boggs JM, Wilkins S, Grimm C, Gilchrist K, Gozansky WS. Assessing capacity for providing culturally competent services to LGBT older adults. J Gerontol Soc Work. 2014; 57(2-4):305-21. PMID: 24798180.
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    27. Glasgow RE, Kurz D, Dickman JM, Osuna D, Strycker L, King DK. Linking internet-based diabetes self-management to primary care: lessons learned and implications for research translation and practice implementation. Transl Behav Med. 2012 Sep; 2(3):313-21. PMID: 24073131.
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    28. King, D, Toobert, D.J., Portz, J.D., Strycker, L.A., Doty, A., Martin, C., Boggs, J.M., Faber, A., Geno, C.R., Glasgow, G.E. . What patients want: Relevant health information technology for diabetes self-management. Health and Technology. 2012; 3(2):147-157.
    29. Glasgow RE, Kurz D, King D, Dickman JM, Faber AJ, Halterman E, Woolley T, Toobert DJ, Strycker LA, Estabrooks PA, Osuna D, Ritzwoller D. Twelve-month outcomes of an Internet-based diabetes self-management support program. Patient Educ Couns. 2012 Apr; 87(1):81-92. PMID: 21924576.
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    30. Glasgow RE, Christiansen SM, Kurz D, King DK, Woolley T, Faber AJ, Estabrooks PA, Strycker L, Toobert D, Dickman J. Engagement in a diabetes self-management website: usage patterns and generalizability of program use. J Med Internet Res. 2011 Jan 25; 13(1):e9. PMID: 21371992.
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    31. Glasgow RE, Kurz D, King D, Dickman JM, Faber AJ, Halterman E, Wooley T, Toobert DJ, Strycker LA, Estabrooks PA, Osuna D, Ritzwoller D. Outcomes of minimal and moderate support versions of an internet-based diabetes self-management support program. J Gen Intern Med. 2010 Dec; 25(12):1315-22. PMID: 20714820.
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    32. Glasgow RE, Strycker LA, Kurz D, Faber A, Bell H, Dickman JM, Halterman E, Estabrooks PA, Osuna D. Recruitment for an internet-based diabetes self-management program: scientific and ethical implications. Ann Behav Med. 2010 Aug; 40(1):40-8. PMID: 20411443.
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