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Laura-Mae Baldwin
Professor
Research
lmb@uw.edu
(206)-685-4799

Biography

Laura-Mae Baldwin is a Professor of Family Medicine, a practicing family physician, and a Senior Advisor for the WWAMI region Practice and Research Network (WPRN), a practice-based research network in the five state Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana, and Idaho region that is a collaboration between the Department of Family Mediine and the Institute of Translational Health Sciences. Dr. Baldwin has established active research partnerships with clinical practices, clinical organizations, and health systems across the WWAMI region, with a focus on collaborative research that implements health care innovations and improves quality of care in real-world primary care setttings. Dr. Baldwin also has served as an investigator at the UW Center for Health Workforce Studies and Rural Health Research Center, bringing expertise in the use of large secondary databases to study racial/ethnic and rural-urban health disparities, cancer prevention and treatment, and perinatal health, all with an eye towards ensuring equitable access to high quality health services across the U.S.

 

Publications

Tuzzio L, O'Meara ES, Holden E, Parchman ML, Ralston JD, Powell JA, Baldwin LM Barriers to implementing cardiovascular risk calculation in primary care: Alignment with the consolidated framework for implementation research. Am J Prev Med. Dec 2020

Leppin AL, Mahoney JE, Stevens KR, Bartels SJ, Baldwin LM, Dolor RJ, Proctor EK, Scholl L, Moore JB, Baumann AA, Rohweder CL, Luby J, Meissner P Situating dissemination and implementation sciences within and across the translational research spectrum - addendum. J Clin Transl Sci. Jul 2020

Stephens KA, West, II, Hallgren KA, Mollis B, Ma K, Donovan DM, Stuvek B, Baldwin LM Service utilization and chronic condition outcomes among primary care patients with substance use disorders and co-occurring chronic conditions. J Subst Abuse Treat. Mar 2020

Hallgren KA, Witwer E, West I, Baldwin LM, Donovan D, Stuvek B, Keppel GA, Mollis B, Stephens KA Prevalence of documented alcohol and opioid use disorder diagnoses and treatments in a regional primary care practice-based research network. J Subst Abuse Treat. Mar 2020

Baldwin LM, Mollis B, Witwer E, Halladay JR, Ludden T, Elder N, Tapp H, Donahue KE, Johnson D, Mottus K, Olson AL, Waddell EN, Dolor RJ Increasing collaboration on substance use disorder research with primary care practices through the national drug abuse treatment clinical trials network. J Subst Abuse Treat. Mar 2020

Coronado GD, Green BB, West II, Schwartz MR, Coury JK, Vollmer WM, Shapiro JA, Petrik AF, Baldwin LM Direct-to-member mailed colorectal cancer screening outreach for Medicaid and Medicare enrollees: Implementation and effectiveness outcomes from the BeneFIT study.. Cancer. Feb 2020

Green BB, Baldwin LM, West, II, Schwartz M, Coronado GD Low rates of colonoscopy follow-up after a positive fecal immunochemical test in a medicaid health plan delivered mailed colorectal cancer screening program. J Prim Care Community Health. Jan-Dec 2020

Ike B, Baldwin LM, Sutton S, Van Borkulo N, Packer C, Parchman ML Staff and Clinician Work-Life Perceptions after Implementing Systems-Based Improvements to Opioid Management.. J Am Board Fam Med. Sep 2019

Parchman ML, Anderson ML, Dorr DA, Fagnan LJ, O'Meara ES, Tuzzio L, Penfold RB, Cook AJ, Hummel J, Conway C, Cholan R, Baldwin LM A randomized trial of external practice support to improve cardiovascular risk factors in primary care.. Ann Fam Med. Aug 2019

Chung CF,Munson SA, Thompson MJ, Baldwin LM, Kaplan J, Cline R, Green BB, Implementation of a New Kiosk Technology for Blood Pressure Management in a Family Medicine Clinic: from the WWAMI Region Practice and Research Network.. J Am Board Fam Med. Sep 2016


 

CHWS Publications

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Dresden GM, Baldwin LM, Andrilla CHA, Skillman SM, Benedetti TJ. Influence of obstetric practice on workload and practice patterns of family physicians and obstetrician-gynecologists Ann Fam Med 6(Suppl 1):S5-S11 01-01-2008

Benedetti TJ, Baldwin LM, Skillman SM, Andrilla CHA, Bowditch E, Carr KC, Myers SJ. Professional liability issues and practice patterns of obstetrical providers in Washington State Obstet Gynecol 107(6):1238-1246 06-01-2006

Benedetti TJ, Baldwin LM, Andrilla CHA, Hart LG. The productivity of Washington State's obstetrician-gynecologist workforce: does gender make a difference? Obstet Gynecol 103(3):499-505 01-01-2004

Benedetti TJ, Baldwin LM, Andrilla CHA, Hart LG. The productivity of Washington State's obstetrician-gynecologist workforce: does gender make a difference? Seattle, WA: WWAMI Center for Health Workforce Studies, University of Washington Working Paper #82 10-01-2003

Patterson DG, Baldwin LM, Olsen P. Supports and obstacles in the medical school application process for American Indians and Alaska Natives J Health Care Poor Underserved 20(2):308-329 05-01-2009

 

CHWS Presentations

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Skillman SM, Benedetti TJ, Baldwin LM, Andrilla CHA, Bowditch E, Carr KC, Myers SJ. Professional liability issues and practice patterns of obstetrical providers in Washington State AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts

Skillman SM, Benedetti TJ, Baldwin LM, Andrilla CHA, Bowditch E, Carr KC, Myers SJ. Professional liability issues and practice patterns of obstetrical providers in Washington State AAMC Physician Workforce Conference: Expanding the Science, Enhancing the Impact, Washington, DC

Doescher MP, Fordyce MA, Baldwin LM. Predictors of negative birth outcomes in rural locations Health Outcomes Among Children and Families Living in Rural Communities Conference, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, Maryland

Baldwin LM, Fordyce MA, Doescher MP. Maternal and infant health in rural America Northwest Regional Rural Health Conference, Spokane, Washington

Baldwin LM, Patel S, Andrilla CHA, Fordyce MA, Doescher MP. Are rural cancer patients receiving recommended radiation therapy? AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, Chicago, Illinois

 

RHRC Publications

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Baldwin LM, Andrilla CHA, Porter MP, Rosenblatt RA, Patel S, Doescher MP. Treatment of early-stage prostate cancer among rural and urban patients Cancer 119(16):3067-3075 08-15-2013

Baldwin LM, Andrilla CHA, Porter MP, Rosenblatt RA, Patel S, Doescher MP. Do rural patients with early-stage prostate cancer gain access to all treatment choices? Seattle, WA: WWAMI Rural Health Research Center, University of Washington Final Report #144 02-01-2014

Baldwin LM, Grossman DC, Murowchick E, Larson EH, Hollow WB, Sugarman JR, Freeman WL, Hart LG. National trends in the perinatal and infant health of rural American Indians (AIs) and Alaska Natives (ANs): have the disparities between AI/ANs and whites narrowed? Seattle, WA: WWAMI Rural Health Research Center, University of Washington Final Report #111 06-30-2008

Baldwin LM, Grossman DC, Murowchick E, Larson EH, Hollow WB, Sugarman JR, Freeman WL, Hart LG. Trends in perinatal and infant health disparities between rural American Indians and Alaska Natives and rural whites Am J Public Health 99(4):638-646 04-01-2009

Rosenblatt RA, Bovbjerg RR, Whelan A, Baldwin LM, Hart LG, Long C. Tort reform and the obstetric access crisis. The case of the WAMI states West J Med 154(6):693-699 06-01-1991

 

RHRC Presentations

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Doescher MP, Fordyce MA, Baldwin LM. Predictors of negative birth outcomes in rural locations Health Outcomes Among Children and Families Living in Rural Communities Conference, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, Maryland

Baldwin LM, Fordyce MA, Doescher MP. Maternal and infant health in rural America Northwest Regional Rural Health Conference, Spokane, Washington

Baldwin LM, Patel S, Andrilla CHA, Fordyce MA, Doescher MP. Are rural cancer patients receiving recommended radiation therapy? AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, Chicago, Illinois

Baldwin LM, Andrilla CHA, Porter MP, Rosenblatt RA, Patel S, Doescher MP. Use of different treatment options by rural early stage prostate cancer patients 2010 AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts

Baldwin LM. Are rural cancer patients with early stage prostate cancer accessing all treatment choices? 23rd Northwest Regional Rural Health Conference, Spokane, Washington