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Megan Elizabeth Branda

TitleResearch Senior Instructor
InstitutionUniversity of Colorado Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus
DepartmentCSPH-Bio Info General Ops

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    1. Branda ME, Chandrasekaran A, Tumerman MD, Shah ND, Ward P, Staats BR, Lewis TM, Olson DK, Giblon R, Lampman MA, Rushlow DR. Optimizing huddle engagement through leadership and problem-solving within primary care: A study protocol for a cluster randomized trial. Trials. 2018 Oct 04; 19(1):536. PMID: 30286798.
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    2. Boehmer KR, Kyriacou M, Behnken E, Branda M, Montori VM. Patient capacity for self-care in the medical record of patients with chronic conditions: a mixed-methods retrospective study. BMC Fam Pract. 2018 Oct 02; 19(1):164. PMID: 30285746.
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    3. McCabe PJ, Stuart-Mullen LG, McLeod CJ, O Byrne T, Schmidt MM, Branda ME, Griffin JM. Patient activation for self-management is associated with health status in patients with atrial fibrillation. Patient Prefer Adherence. 2018; 12:1907-1916. PMID: 30288031.
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    4. Stan DL, Wahner-Roedler DL, Yost KJ, O'Byrne TJ, Branda ME, Leppin AL, Tilburt JC. Absent and Discordant Electronic Health Record Documentation of Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Cancer Care. J Altern Complement Med. 2018 Sep/Oct; 24(9-10):988-995. PMID: 30247970.
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    5. Fleshman J, Branda ME, Sargent DJ, Boller AM, George VV, Abbas MA, Peters WR, Maun DC, Chang GJ, Herline A, Fichera A, Mutch MG, Wexner SD, Whiteford MH, Marks J, Birnbaum E, Margolin DA, Larson DW, Marcello PW, Posner MC, Read TE, Monson JRT, Wren SM, Pisters PWT, Nelson H. Disease-free Survival and Local Recurrence for Laparoscopic Resection Compared With Open Resection of Stage II to III Rectal Cancer: Follow-up Results of the ACOSOG Z6051 Randomized Controlled Trial. Ann Surg. 2018 Aug 03. PMID: 30080730.
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    6. Griffin JM, Stuart-Mullen LG, Schmidt MM, McCabe PJ, O'Byrne TJ, Branda ME, McLeod CJ. Preparation for and Implementation of Shared Medical Appointments to Improve Self-Management, Knowledge, and Care Quality Among Patients With Atrial Fibrillation. Mayo Clin Proc Innov Qual Outcomes. 2018 Sep; 2(3):218-225. PMID: 30225453.
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    7. Gionfriddo MR, Branda ME, Fernandez C, Leppin A, Yost KJ, Kimball B, Spencer-Bonilla G, Larrea L, Nowakowski KE, Montori VM, Tilburt J. Comparison of audio vs. audio + video for the rating of shared decision making in oncology using the observer OPTION5 instrument: an exploratory analysis. BMC Health Serv Res. 2018 Jul 04; 18(1):522. PMID: 29973207.
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    8. Singh Ospina N, Phillips KA, Rodriguez-Gutierrez R, Castaneda-Guarderas A, Gionfriddo MR, Branda ME, Montori VM. Eliciting the Patient's Agenda- Secondary Analysis of Recorded Clinical Encounters. J Gen Intern Med. 2018 Jul 02. PMID: 29968051.
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    9. Phelan SM, Lynch BA, Blake KD, Blanch-Hartigan D, Hardeman R, Wilson P, Branda M, Finney Rutten LJ. The impact of obesity on perceived patient-centred communication. Obes Sci Pract. 2018 Aug; 4(4):338-346. PMID: 30151228.
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    10. Phillips KA, Singh Ospina N, Rodriguez-Gutierrez R, Castaneda-Guarderas A, Gionfriddo MR, Branda M, Montori V. Humor During Clinical Practice: Analysis of Recorded Clinical Encounters. J Am Board Fam Med. 2018 Mar-Apr; 31(2):270-278. PMID: 29535244.
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    11. Kunneman M, Branda ME, Hargraves I, Pieterse AH, Montori VM. Fostering Choice Awareness for Shared Decision Making: A Secondary Analysis of Video-Recorded Clinical Encounters. Mayo Clin Proc Innov Qual Outcomes. 2018 Mar; 2(1):60-68. PMID: 30225433.
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    12. Leppin AL, Schaepe K, Egginton J, Dick S, Branda M, Christiansen L, Burow NM, Gaw C, Montori VM. Integrating community-based health promotion programs and primary care: a mixed methods analysis of feasibility. BMC Health Serv Res. 2018 01 31; 18(1):72. PMID: 29386034.
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    13. Baron AM, Ridgeway JL, Stirn SL, Morris MA, Branda ME, Inselman JW, Finnie DM, Baker CA. Increasing the Connectivity and Autonomy of RNs with Low-Risk Obstetric Patients. Am J Nurs. 2018 Jan; 118(1):48-55. PMID: 29280806.
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    14. Pollock BE, Link MJ, Branda ME, Storlie CB. Incidence and Management of Late Adverse Radiation Effects After Arteriovenous Malformation Radiosurgery. Neurosurgery. 2017 Dec 01; 81(6):928-934. PMID: 28328005.
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    15. Morris MA, Inselman J, Rogers JMG, Halverson C, Branda M, Griffin JM. How do patients describe their disabilities? A coding system for categorizing patients' descriptions. Disabil Health J. 2018 04; 11(2):310-314. PMID: 29110969.
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    16. Kunneman M, Branda ME, Noseworthy PA, Linzer M, Burnett B, Dick S, Spencer-Bonilla G, Fernandez CA, Gorr H, Wambua M, Keune S, Zeballos-Palacios C, Hargraves I, Shah ND, Montori VM. Shared decision making for stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials. 2017 Sep 29; 18(1):443. PMID: 28962662.
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    17. Karagiannis T, Liakos A, Branda ME, Athanasiadou E, Mainou M, Boura P, Goulis DG, LeBlanc A, Montori VM, Tsapas A. Use of the Diabetes Medication Choice Decision Aid in patients with type 2 diabetes in Greece: a cluster randomised trial. BMJ Open. 2016 11 14; 6(11):e012185. PMID: 28186933.
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    18. Coylewright M, Dick S, Zmolek B, Askelin J, Hawkins E, Branda M, Inselman JW, Zeballos-Palacios C, Shah ND, Hess EP, LeBlanc A, Montori VM, Ting HH. PCI Choice Decision Aid for Stable Coronary Artery Disease: A Randomized Trial. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2016 11; 9(6):767-776. PMID: 27803090.
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    19. Nestler DM, Gilani WI, Anderson RT, Bellolio MF, Branda ME, LeBlanc A, Phelan S, Campbell RL, Hess EP. Does gender bias in cardiac stress testing still exist? A videographic analysis nested in a randomized controlled trial. Am J Emerg Med. 2017 Jan; 35(1):29-35. PMID: 27825694.
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    20. Roter DL, Yost KJ, O'Byrne T, Branda M, Leppin A, Kimball B, Fernandez C, Jatoi A, Kumbamu A, Montori V, Koenig B, Geller G, Larson S, Tilburt J. Communication predictors and consequences of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) discussions in oncology visits. Patient Educ Couns. 2016 09; 99(9):1519-25. PMID: 27296081.
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    21. Inselman J, Branda M, Castaneda-Guarderas A, Gionfriddo MR, Zeballos-Palacios CL, Morris MM, Shah ND, Montori VM, LeBlanc A. Uptake and Documentation of the Use of an Encounter Decision Aid in Usual Practice: A Retrospective Analysis of the Use of the Statin/Aspirin Choice Decision Aid. Med Decis Making. 2016 05; 36(4):557-61. PMID: 26721257.
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    22. Ridgeway JL, LeBlanc A, Branda M, Harms RW, Morris MA, Nesbitt K, Gostout BS, Barkey LM, Sobolewski SM, Brodrick E, Inselman J, Baron A, Sivly A, Baker M, Finnie D, Chaudhry R, Famuyide AO. Implementation of a new prenatal care model to reduce office visits and increase connectivity and continuity of care: protocol for a mixed-methods study. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2015 Dec 02; 15:323. PMID: 26631000; PMCID: PMC4668747.
    23. LeBlanc A, Herrin J, Williams MD, Inselman JW, Branda ME, Shah ND, Heim EM, Dick SR, Linzer M, Boehm DH, Dall-Winther KM, Matthews MR, Yost KJ, Shepel KK, Montori VM. Shared Decision Making for Antidepressants in Primary Care: A Cluster Randomized Trial. JAMA Intern Med. 2015 Nov; 175(11):1761-70. PMID: 26414670; PMCID: PMC4754973.
    24. Rank MA, Liesinger JT, Branda ME, Gionfriddo MR, Schatz M, Zeiger RS, Shah ND. Comparative safety and costs of stepping down asthma medications in patients with controlled asthma. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2016 05; 137(5):1373-1379.e3. PMID: 26506020.
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    25. Brito JP, Castaneda-Guarderas A, Gionfriddo MR, Ospina NS, Maraka S, Dean DS, Castro MR, Castro RM, Fatourechi V, Gharib H, Stan MN, Branda ME, Bahn RS, Montori VM. Development and Pilot Testing of an Encounter Tool for Shared Decision Making About the Treatment of Graves' Disease. Thyroid. 2015 Nov; 25(11):1191-8. PMID: 26413979; PMCID: PMC4652182 [Available on 11/01/16].
    26. Rank MA, Johnson R, Branda M, Herrin J, van Houten H, Gionfriddo MR, Shah ND. Long-term Outcomes After Stepping Down Asthma Controller Medications: A Claims-Based, Time-to-Event Analysis. Chest. 2015 Sep; 148(3):630-639. PMID: 25997080; PMCID: PMC4556120.
    27. Morris MA, Meier SK, Griffin JM, Branda ME, Phelan SM. Prevalence and etiologies of adult communication disabilities in the United States: Results from the 2012 National Health Interview Survey. Disabil Health J. 2016 Jan; 9(1):140-4. PMID: 26303018.
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    28. LeBlanc A, Wang AT, Wyatt K, Branda ME, Shah ND, Van Houten H, Pencille L, Wermers R, Montori VM. Encounter Decision Aid vs. Clinical Decision Support or Usual Care to Support Patient-Centered Treatment Decisions in Osteoporosis: The Osteoporosis Choice Randomized Trial II. PLoS One. 2015; 10(5):e0128063. PMID: 26010755; PMCID: PMC4444262.
    29. Wyatt KD, Branda ME, Inselman JW, Ting HH, Hess EP, Montori VM, LeBlanc A. Genders of patients and clinicians and their effect on shared decision making: a participant-level meta-analysis. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2014 Sep 02; 14:81. PMID: 25179289; PMCID: PMC4170214.
    30. Hess EP, Wyatt KD, Kharbanda AB, Louie JP, Dayan PS, Tzimenatos L, Wootton-Gorges SL, Homme JL, Pencille R N L, LeBlanc A, Westphal JJ, Shepel K, Shah ND, Branda M, Herrin J, Montori VM, Kuppermann N. Effectiveness of the head CT choice decision aid in parents of children with minor head trauma: study protocol for a multicenter randomized trial. Trials. 2014 Jun 25; 15:253. PMID: 24965659; PMCID: PMC4081461.
    31. Boehmer KR, Egginton JS, Branda ME, Kryworuchko J, Bodde A, Montori VM, LeBlanc A. Missed opportunity? Caregiver participation in the clinical encounter. A videographic analysis. Patient Educ Couns. 2014 Sep; 96(3):302-7. PMID: 24998721.
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    32. Coylewright M, Branda M, Inselman JW, Shah N, Hess E, LeBlanc A, Montori VM, Ting HH. Impact of sociodemographic patient characteristics on the efficacy of decision AIDS: a patient-level meta-analysis of 7 randomized trials. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2014 May; 7(3):360-7. PMID: 24823953.
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    33. Anderson RT, Montori VM, Shah ND, Ting HH, Pencille LJ, Demers M, Kline JA, Diercks DB, Hollander JE, Torres CA, Schaffer JT, Herrin J, Branda M, Leblanc A, Hess EP. Effectiveness of the Chest Pain Choice decision aid in emergency department patients with low-risk chest pain: study protocol for a multicenter randomized trial. Trials. 2014 May 10; 15:166. PMID: 24884807; PMCID: PMC4031497.
    34. Wyatt KD, Branda ME, Anderson RT, Pencille LJ, Montori VM, Hess EP, Ting HH, LeBlanc A. Peering into the black box: a meta-analysis of how clinicians use decision aids during clinical encounters. Implement Sci. 2014 Feb 22; 9:26. PMID: 24559190; PMCID: PMC3936841.
    35. Ruud KL, Leblanc A, Mullan RJ, Pencille LJ, Tiedje K, Branda ME, Van Houten HK, Heim SR, Kurland M, Shah ND, Yawn BP, Montori VM. Lessons learned from the conduct of a multisite cluster randomized practical trial of decision aids in rural and suburban primary care practices. Trials. 2013 Aug 21; 14:267. PMID: 23965227; PMCID: PMC3765278.
    36. Branda ME, LeBlanc A, Shah ND, Tiedje K, Ruud K, Van Houten H, Pencille L, Kurland M, Yawn B, Montori VM. Shared decision making for patients with type 2 diabetes: a randomized trial in primary care. BMC Health Serv Res. 2013 Aug 08; 13:301. PMID: 23927490; PMCID: PMC3751736.
    37. LeBlanc A, Bodde AE, Branda ME, Yost KJ, Herrin J, Williams MD, Shah ND, Houten HV, Ruud KL, Pencille LJ, Montori VM. Translating comparative effectiveness of depression medications into practice by comparing the depression medication choice decision aid to usual care: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials. 2013 May 07; 14:127. PMID: 23782672; PMCID: PMC3663744.
    38. Whitford K, Shah ND, Moriarty J, Branda M, Thorsteinsdottir B. Impact of a palliative care consult service. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2014 Mar; 31(2):175-82. PMID: 23552659.
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    39. Rank MA, Branda ME, McWilliams DB, Johnson SK, Samant SA, Podjasek JC, Park MA, Volcheck GW. Outcomes of stepping down asthma medications in a guideline-based pediatric asthma management program. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2013 May; 110(5):354-358.e2. PMID: 23622006.
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    40. Rank MA, Liesinger JT, Ziegenfuss JY, Branda ME, Lim KG, Yawn BP, Li JT, Shah ND. Asthma expenditures in the United States comparing 2004 to 2006 and 1996 to 1998. Am J Manag Care. 2012 Sep; 18(9):499-504. PMID: 23009300.
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    41. LeBlanc A, Ruud KL, Branda ME, Tiedje K, Boehmer KR, Pencille LJ, Van Houten H, Matthews M, Shah ND, May CR, Yawn BP, Montori VM. The impact of decision aids to enhance shared decision making for diabetes (the DAD study): protocol of a cluster randomized trial. BMC Health Serv Res. 2012 May 28; 12:130. PMID: 22640439; PMCID: PMC3468357.
    42. Tescher AN, Branda ME, Byrne TJ, Naessens JM. All at-risk patients are not created equal: analysis of Braden pressure ulcer risk scores to identify specific risks. J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs. 2012 May-Jun; 39(3):282-91. PMID: 22552104.
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    43. Hess EP, Knoedler MA, Shah ND, Kline JA, Breslin M, Branda ME, Pencille LJ, Asplin BR, Nestler DM, Sadosty AT, Stiell IG, Ting HH, Montori VM. The chest pain choice decision aid: a randomized trial. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2012 May; 5(3):251-9. PMID: 22496116.
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    44. Moriarty JP, Branda ME, Olsen KD, Shah ND, Borah BJ, Wagie AE, Egginton JS, Naessens JM. The effects of incremental costs of smoking and obesity on health care costs among adults: a 7-year longitudinal study. J Occup Environ Med. 2012 Mar; 54(3):286-91. PMID: 22361992.
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    45. Rank MA, Liesinger JT, Ziegenfuss JY, Branda ME, Lim KG, Yawn BP, Shah ND. The impact of asthma medication guidelines on asthma controller use and on asthma exacerbation rates comparing 1997-1998 and 2004-2005. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2012 Jan; 108(1):9-13. PMID: 22192958.
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    46. An MW, Mandrekar SJ, Branda ME, Hillman SL, Adjei AA, Pitot HC, Goldberg RM, Sargent DJ. Comparison of continuous versus categorical tumor measurement-based metrics to predict overall survival in cancer treatment trials. Clin Cancer Res. 2011 Oct 15; 17(20):6592-9. PMID: 21880789; PMCID: PMC3195893.
    47. Montori VM, Shah ND, Pencille LJ, Branda ME, Van Houten HK, Swiglo BA, Kesman RL, Tulledge-Scheitel SM, Jaeger TM, Johnson RE, Bartel GA, Melton LJ, Wermers RA. Use of a decision aid to improve treatment decisions in osteoporosis: the osteoporosis choice randomized trial. Am J Med. 2011 Jun; 124(6):549-56. PMID: 21605732.
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    48. Heun JM, Grothey A, Branda ME, Goldberg RM, Sargent DJ. Tumor status at 12 weeks predicts survival in advanced colorectal cancer: findings from NCCTG N9741. Oncologist. 2011; 16(6):859-67. PMID: 21632455; PMCID: PMC3228205.
    49. Choung RS, Shah ND, Chitkara D, Branda ME, Van Tilburg MA, Whitehead WE, Katusic SK, Locke GR, Talley NJ. Direct medical costs of constipation from childhood to early adulthood: a population-based birth cohort study. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2011 Jan; 52(1):47-54. PMID: 20890220; PMCID: PMC3212031.
    50. Thompson JM, Luedtke CA, Oh TH, Shah ND, Long KH, King S, Branda M, Swanson R. Direct medical costs in patients with fibromyalgia: Cost of illness and impact of a brief multidisciplinary treatment program. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2011 Jan; 90(1):40-6. PMID: 20975520.
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    51. Choung RS, Branda ME, Chitkara D, Shah ND, Katusic SK, Locke GR, Talley NJ. Longitudinal direct medical costs associated with constipation in women. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2011 Jan; 33(2):251-60. PMID: 21091523; PMCID: PMC3242366.
    52. Lim KG, Rank MA, Li JT, Patel A, Volcheck GW, Branda ME, Cabanela R, Naessens JM, Shah ND, Wagie A, Beebe T. How well does patient self-report predict asthma medication possession? Implications for medication reconciliation and adherence assessment. J Asthma. 2010 Oct; 47(8):878-82. PMID: 20831462.
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    53. Katz MH, Merchant NB, Brower S, Branda M, Posner MC, William Traverso L, Abrams RA, Picozzi VJ, Pisters PW. Standardization of surgical and pathologic variables is needed in multicenter trials of adjuvant therapy for pancreatic cancer: results from the ACOSOG Z5031 trial. Ann Surg Oncol. 2011 Feb; 18(2):337-44. PMID: 20811779; PMCID: PMC3922125.
    54. Pierce MA, Hess EP, Kline JA, Shah ND, Breslin M, Branda ME, Pencille LJ, Asplin BR, Nestler DM, Sadosty AT, Stiell IG, Ting HH, Montori VM. The Chest Pain Choice trial: a pilot randomized trial of a decision aid for patients with chest pain in the emergency department. Trials. 2010 May 17; 11:57. PMID: 20478056; PMCID: PMC2881067.
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