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Marian E. Betz

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Colorado Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus
DepartmentSOM-Emergency Medicine

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    K23AG043123     (BETZ, MARIAN ELIZABETH)Aug 15, 2013 - May 31, 2018
    Physician Screening of Older Drivers: Decision Rules for Geriatric Injury Prevent
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Arias SA, Boudreaux ED, Segal DL, Miller I, Camargo CA, Betz ME. Disparities in Treatment of Older Adults with Suicide Risk in the Emergency Department. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2017 Jul 28. PMID: 28752539.
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    2. Betz ME, Ranney ML, Wintemute GJ. Physicians, Patients, and Firearms: The Courts Say "Yes". Ann Intern Med. 2017 May 16; 166(10):745-746. PMID: 28265644.
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    3. McCourt AD, Vernick JS, Betz ME, Brandspigel S, Runyan CW. Temporary Transfer of Firearms From the Home to Prevent Suicide: Legal Obstacles and Recommendations. JAMA Intern Med. 2017 Jan 01; 177(1):96-101. PMID: 27842186.
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    4. Wintemute GJ, Betz ME, Ranney ML. Physicians, Patients, and Firearms. Ann Intern Med. 2016 Dec 20; 165(12):893. PMID: 27992910.
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    5. Betz ME, Azrael D, Barber C, Miller M. Public Opinion Regarding Whether Speaking With Patients About Firearms Is Appropriate: Results of a National Survey. Ann Intern Med. 2016 Oct 18; 165(8):543-550. PMID: 27455516.
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    6. Betz ME, Wintersteen M, Boudreaux ED, Brown G, Capoccia L, Currier G, Goldstein J, King C, Manton A, Stanley B, Moutier C, Harkavy-Friedman J. Reducing Suicide Risk: Challenges and Opportunities in the Emergency Department. Ann Emerg Med. 2016 Dec; 68(6):758-765. PMID: 27451339.
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    7. Betz ME, Kanani H, Juarez-Colunga E, Schwartz R. Discussions About Driving Between Older Adults and Primary Care Providers. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2016 Jun; 64(6):1318-23. PMID: 27321612; PMCID: PMC4916846 [Available on 06/01/17].
    8. Wintemute GJ, Betz ME, Ranney ML. Yes, You Can: Physicians, Patients, and Firearms. Ann Intern Med. 2016 Aug 02; 165(3):205-13. PMID: 27183181.
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    9. Betz ME, Miller M, Barber C, Beaty B, Miller I, Camargo CA, Boudreaux ED. LETHAL MEANS ACCESS AND ASSESSMENT AMONG SUICIDAL EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT PATIENTS. Depress Anxiety. 2016 Jun; 33(6):502-11. PMID: 26989850; PMCID: PMC4800489 [Available on 06/01/17].
    10. Jones J, Dickerson A, Flaten HK, Belmashkan S, Betz ME. Driving Rehabilitation Specialists' Perspectives on Older Driver Evaluations. Am J Occup Ther. 2016 Mar-Apr; 70(2):7002270010p1-7. PMID: 26943109; PMCID: PMC4776733.
    11. Lum HD, Flaten HK, Betz ME. Gun Access and Safety Practices among Older Adults. Curr Gerontol Geriatr Res. 2016; 2016:2980416. PMID: 26949391; PMCID: PMC4754461.
    12. Chihuri S, Mielenz TJ, DiMaggio CJ, Betz ME, DiGuiseppi C, Jones VC, Li G. Driving Cessation and Health Outcomes in Older Adults. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2016 Feb; 64(2):332-41. PMID: 26780879; PMCID: PMC5021147.
    13. Betz ME, Ranney ML, Wintemute GJ. Frozen Funding on Firearm Research: "Doing Nothing Is No Longer an Acceptable Solution". West J Emerg Med. 2016 Jan; 17(1):91-3. PMID: 26823941; PMCID: PMC4729430.
    14. Betz ME, Scott K, Jones J, Diguiseppi C. "Are you still driving?" Metasynthesis of patient preferences for communication with health care providers. Traffic Inj Prev. 2016 05 18; 17(4):367-73. PMID: 26507251; PMCID: PMC4842130 [Available on 05/18/17].
    15. Betz ME, Boudreaux ED. Managing Suicidal Patients in the Emergency Department. Ann Emerg Med. 2016 Feb; 67(2):276-82. PMID: 26443554; PMCID: PMC4724471 [Available on 02/01/17].
    16. Betz ME, Flaten HK, Miller M. Older Adult Openness to Physician Questioning About Firearms. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2015 Oct; 63(10):2214-5. PMID: 26480997.
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    17. Betz ME, Wintemute GJ. Physician Counseling on Firearm Safety: A New Kind of Cultural Competence. JAMA. 2015 Aug 04; 314(5):449-50. PMID: 26241594; PMCID: PMC4559221.
    18. Lum HD, Brown JB, Juarez-Colunga E, Betz ME. Physician involvement in life transition planning: a survey of community-dwelling older adults. BMC Fam Pract. 2015 Jul 30; 16:92. PMID: 26219548; PMCID: PMC4518510.
    19. Lum HD, Ginde AA, Betz ME. Older adult drivers living in residential care facilities. Ann Longterm Care. 2015 Jul; 23(7):21-26. PMID: 26366125.
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    20. Betz ME, Arias SA, Miller M, Barber C, Espinola JA, Sullivan AF, Manton AP, Miller I, Camargo CA, Boudreaux ED. Change in emergency department providers' beliefs and practices after use of new protocols for suicidal patients. Psychiatr Serv. 2015 Jun; 66(6):625-31. PMID: 25726978; PMCID: PMC4852852.
    21. Betz ME, Jones J, Carr DB. System facilitators and barriers to discussing older driver safety in primary care settings. Inj Prev. 2015 Aug; 21(4):231-7. PMID: 25617342; PMCID: PMC4512937.
    22. Richmond NL, Flannigan SA, Keil LG, Betz ME, Platts-Mills TF. Cessation of driving is rare in older drivers seen in the emergency department after a motor vehicle collision: a prospective cohort study. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2015 Jan; 63(1):183-5. PMID: 25597573; PMCID: PMC4299940.
    23. Betz ME, Carpenter CR, Genco E, Carr DB. Driving Self-Restriction and Age: A Study of Emergency Department Patients. Inj Epidemiol. 2014 Dec 01; 1(1). PMID: 26413455.
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    24. Ranney ML, Locci N, Adams EJ, Betz M, Burmeister DB, Corbin T, Dalawari P, Jacoby JL, Linden J, Purtle J, North C, Houry DE. Gender-specific research on mental illness in the emergency department: current knowledge and future directions. Acad Emerg Med. 2014 Dec; 21(12):1395-402. PMID: 25413369; PMCID: PMC4271843.
    25. Betz ME, Dickerson A, Coolman T, Schold Davis E, Jones J, Schwartz R. Driving rehabilitation programs for older drivers in the United States. Occup Ther Health Care. 2014 Jul; 28(3):306-17. PMID: 24971897; PMCID: PMC4347878.
    26. Betz ME, Carr DB, DiGuiseppi C, Haukoos JS, Lowenstein SR, Schwartz R. Recruitment of older drivers from primary care clinics for on-road fitness-to-drive testing: results of a pilot study. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2014 Jul; 62(7):1388-90. PMID: 25039512; PMCID: PMC4107363.
    27. Betz ME, Ginde AA, Southerland LT, Caterino JM. Emergency department and outpatient treatment of acute injuries in older adults in the United States: 2009-2010. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2014 Jul; 62(7):1317-23. PMID: 24890363; PMCID: PMC4107125.
    28. Betz ME, Jones J, Genco E, Carr DB, DiGuiseppi C, Haukoos JS, Lowenstein SR, Schwartz R. Perspectives on Tiered Older Driver Assessment in Primary Care Settings. Gerontologist. 2016 Apr; 56(2):272-81. PMID: 24793645.
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    29. Betz ME, Jones VC, Lowenstein SR. Physicians and advance planning for 'driving retirement'. Am J Med. 2014 Aug; 127(8):689-90. PMID: 24704316; PMCID: PMC4343034.
    30. Betz ME. Crash. Acad Emerg Med. 2014 Mar; 21(3):350. PMID: 25422578.
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    31. Searles VB, Valley MA, Hedegaard H, Betz ME. Suicides in urban and rural counties in the United States, 2006-2008. Crisis. 2014; 35(1):18-26. PMID: 24067250.
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    32. Vogel JA, Ginde AA, Lowenstein SR, Betz ME. Emergency department visits by older adults for motor vehicle collisions. West J Emerg Med. 2013 Nov; 14(6):576-81. PMID: 24381674; PMCID: PMC3876297.
    33. Caterino JM, Sullivan AF, Betz ME, Espinola JA, Miller I, Camargo CA, Boudreaux ED. Evaluating current patterns of assessment for self-harm in emergency departments: a multicenter study. Acad Emerg Med. 2013 Aug; 20(8):807-15. PMID: 24033624; PMCID: PMC3775284.
    34. Betz ME, Schwartz R, Boudreaux ED. Unexpected suicidality in an older individual in an emergency department. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2013 Jun; 61(6):1044-5. PMID: 23772739; PMCID: PMC4350667.
    35. Betz ME, Jones J, Petroff E, Schwartz R. "I wish we could normalize driving health:" a qualitative study of clinician discussions with older drivers. J Gen Intern Med. 2013 Dec; 28(12):1573-80. PMID: 23715688; PMCID: PMC3832716.
    36. Betz ME, Miller M, Barber C, Miller I, Sullivan AF, Camargo CA, Boudreaux ED. Lethal means restriction for suicide prevention: beliefs and behaviors of emergency department providers. Depress Anxiety. 2013 Oct; 30(10):1013-20. PMID: 23495002; PMCID: PMC4347862.
    37. Betz ME, Sullivan AF, Manton AP, Espinola JA, Miller I, Camargo CA, Boudreaux ED. Knowledge, attitudes, and practices of emergency department providers in the care of suicidal patients. Depress Anxiety. 2013 Oct; 30(10):1005-12. PMID: 23426881; PMCID: PMC4350671.
    38. Betz ME, Schwartz R, Haukoos JS, DiGuiseppi C, Valley M, Johnson R, Lowenstein SR. A pilot study to develop a brief question-based screening tool to identify higher-risk older drivers. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2012 Sep; 60(9):1791-4. PMID: 22985161.
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    39. Nguyen NP, Vock J, Chi A, Vinh-Hung V, Dutta S, Ewell L, Jang S, Betz M, Almeida F, Miller M, Davis R, Sroka T, Vo RP, Karlsson U, Vos P. Impact of intensity-modulated and image-guided radiotherapy on elderly patients undergoing chemoradiation for locally advanced head and neck cancer. Strahlenther Onkol. 2012 Aug; 188(8):677-83. PMID: 22659942.
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    40. Betz M, Valley MA, Lowenstein SR, Honigman B. Suicide at high altitude: the importance of sociodemographic and mental health care factors. High Alt Med Biol. 2012 Jun; 13(2):138. PMID: 22724617.
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    41. Betz ME, Lowenstein SR, Schwartz R. Older adult opinions of "advance driving directives". J Prim Care Community Health. 2013 Jan; 4(1):14-27. PMID: 23799685.
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    42. Betz ME, Schwartz R, Valley M, Lowenstein SR. Older adult opinions about driving cessation: a role for advanced driving directives. J Prim Care Community Health. 2012 Jul 01; 3(3):150-4. PMID: 23803773.
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    43. Betz ME, Bernstein SL, Gutman DC, Tibbles CD, Joyce NR, Lipton RI, Schweigler LM, Fisher J. Public health education for emergency medicine residents. Am J Prev Med. 2011 Oct; 41(4 Suppl 3):S242-50. PMID: 21961671; PMCID: PMC4531839.
    44. Betz ME, Valley MA, Lowenstein SR, Hedegaard H, Thomas D, Stallones L, Honigman B. Elevated suicide rates at high altitude: sociodemographic and health issues may be to blame. Suicide Life Threat Behav. 2011 Oct; 41(5):562-73. PMID: 21883411.
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    45. Betz ME, Krzyzaniak SM, Hedegaard H, Lowenstein SR. Completed suicides in Colorado: differences between Hispanics and non-Hispanic Whites. Suicide Life Threat Behav. 2011 Aug; 41(4):445-52. PMID: 21631574.
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    46. Betz ME, Barber C, Miller M. Suicidal behavior and firearm access: results from the second injury control and risk survey. Suicide Life Threat Behav. 2011 Aug; 41(4):384-91. PMID: 21535097.
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    47. Betz ME, Lowenstein SR. Driving patterns of older adults: results from the Second Injury Control and Risk Survey. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2010 Oct; 58(10):1931-5. PMID: 20670376.
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    48. Betz ME, Barber CW, Miller M. Firearm restriction as suicide prevention: variation in belief and practice among providers in an urban emergency department. Inj Prev. 2010 Aug; 16(4):278-81. PMID: 20501472.
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    49. Betz ME, Fisher J. The Trail-making Test B and driver screening in the emergency department. Traffic Inj Prev. 2009 Oct; 10(5):415-20. PMID: 19746304.
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    50. Betz ME, Kelly SP, Fisher J. Death certificate inaccuracy and underreporting of injury in elderly people. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2008 Dec; 56(12):2267-72. PMID: 19093926.
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    51. Betz ME, Goudie JS, Rosen CL. Traumatic radiculopathy. J Emerg Med. 2007 Nov; 33(4):413-6. PMID: 17961961.
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    52. Betz M, Li G. Injury prevention and control. Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2007 Aug; 25(3):901-14, xi. PMID: 17826223.
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    53. Betz ME, Li G. Epidemiologic patterns of injuries treated in ambulatory care settings. Ann Emerg Med. 2005 Dec; 46(6):544-51. PMID: 16308072.
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    54. Betz ME, Gebo KA, Barber E, Sklar P, Fleishman JA, Reilly ED, Christopher Mathews W. Patterns of diagnoses in hospital admissions in a multistate cohort of HIV-positive adults in 2001. Med Care. 2005 Sep; 43(9 Suppl):III3-14. PMID: 16116304.
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