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Allison M Cole
Associate Professor
Research
acole2@uw.edu
(206)-685-1052

Biography

Dr. Cole is Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Washington where she sees patients, conducts research and teaches family medicine residents. She attended medical school at the University of Iowa and received her Masters of Public Health in health services from the University of Washington. After completing her residency in family medicine at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Dr. Cole practiced full time family medicine at a Community Health Center in the Seattle area. She completed a 2-year NRSA Primary Care Research Fellowship at the University of Washington and joined the faculty in 2012. She is Associate Director for the WWAMI region Practice and Research Network and leads research programs in cancer screening and prevention and implementation of evidence-based practice.

 

Publications

Bowen DJ, Wang C, Cole AM, Norquist BM, Knerr S, Devine B, Shirts B, Cain K, Harris HM, Haile HG, Swisher EM Design of a study to implement population-based risk assessment for hereditary cancer genetic testing in primary care. Contemp Clin Trials. Dec 2020

Triplette M, Thayer JH, Kross EK, Cole AM, Wenger D, Farjah F, Nair VS, Crothers K The impact of smoking and screening results on adherence to follow-up in an academic multisite lung cancer screening program. Ann Am Thorac Soc. Sep 2020

LeClair AM, Kotzias V, Garlick J, Cole AM, Kwon SC, Lightfoot A, Concannon TW Facilitating stakeholder engagement in early stage translational research. PLoS One. Jul 2020

Cole AM, Stephens KA, West I, Keppel GA, Thummel K, Baldwin LM Use of electronic health record data from diverse primary care practices to identify and characterize patients' prescribed common medications. Health Informatics J. Mar 2020

Cole AM, Keppel GA, Baldwin LM, Gilles R, Holmes J, Vance C, Kriesgman B, Linares A, Hornecker J, Paddock E, Gerrish W, Alto W, Gould D, Neher J Room for Improvement: Rates of Birth Cohort Hepatitis C Screening in Primary Care Practices-A WWAMI Region Practice and Research Network Study. J Prim Care Community Health. Dec 2019

Witwer E, Baldwin LM, Cole A Qualitative Assessment of Washington State Medicaid Health Plan Readiness to Implement Systems-Based Approaches to Colorectal Cancer Screening. Inquiry. Dec 2019

Barrington WE, DeGroff A, Melillo S, Vu T, Cole A, Escoffery C, Askelson N, Seegmiller L, Gonzalez SK, Hannon P Patient navigator reported patient barriers and delivered activities in two large federally-funded cancer screening programs. Prev Med. Oct 2019

Cole AM, Pflugeisen B, Schwartz MR, Miller SC Cross sectional study to assess the accuracy of electronic health record data to identify patients in need of lung cancer screening. BMC Res Notes. Jan 2018

Schwartz M,Hardy V, Keppel GA, Alto W, Hornecker J, Robitaille B, Neher J, Holmes J, Dirac MA, Cole AM, Thompson M, Patient Willingness to Have Tests to Guide Antibiotic Use for Respiratory Tract Infections: From the WWAMI Region Practice and Research Network (WPRN).. J Am Board Fam Med. Sep 2017

Haggerty T, Cole AM, Xiang J, Mainous AG 3rd, Seehusen D Family Medicine-Specific Practice-Based Research Network Productivity and Clinical and Translational Sciences Award Program Affiliation. South Med J. Apr 2017

Cole AM, Baldwin LM, Keppel GA, Kuwana E, Mollis BL, Wilfond BS Conflicts of Interest and Distribution of Resources to Community Partners: An Organizational Ethics Dilemma.. Prog Community Health Partnersh. Apr 2017

Hardy V,Thompson M, Keppel GA, Alto W, Dirac MA, Neher J, Sanford C, Hornecker J, Cole A, Qualitative study of primary care clinicians' views on point-of-care testing for C-reactive protein for acute respiratory tract infections in family medicine.. BMJ Open. Jan 2017

Cole AM,Keppel GA, Andrilla HA, Cox CM, Baldwin LM, Primary Care Patients' Willingness to Participate in Comprehensive Weight Loss Programs: From the WWAMI Region Practice and Research Network.. J Am Board Fam Med. Sep 2016

Miller SC,Frogner BK, Saganic LM, Cole AM, Rosenblatt R, Affordable Care Act Impact on Community Health Center Staffing and Enrollment: A Cross-Sectional Study.. J Ambul Care Manage. Aug 2016

Lin CP,Guirguis-Blake J, Keppel GA, Dobie S, Osborn J, Cole AM, Baldwin LM, Using the diffusion of innovations theory to assess socio-technical factors in planning the implementation of an electronic health record alert across multiple primary care clinics.. J Innov Health Inform. Jun 2016

Cole AM,Stephens KA, Keppel GA, Estiri H, Baldwin LM, Extracting Electronic Health Record Data in a Practice-Based Research Network: Processes to Support Translational Research across Diverse Practice Organizations.. EGEMS (Wash DC). May 2016

Green BB,Anderson ML, Chubak J, Baldwin LM, Tuzzio L, Catz S, Cole A, Vernon SW, Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates Increased after Exposure to the Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH).. J Am Board Fam Med. Mar 2016

Ewigman B, Davis A, Vansaghi T, Cole A, deGruy F, Green L, King D, Kuzel T, Lindbloom E, Meadows L, Miser F, Nease D, Ruffin M BUILDING RESEARCH & SCHOLARSHIP CAPACITY IN DEPARTMENTS OF FAMILY MEDICINE: A NEW JOINT ADFM-NAPCRG INITIATIVE.. Ann Fam Med. Jan-Feb 2016

Cole AM,Esplin A, Baldwin LM, Adaptation of an Evidence-Based Colorectal Cancer Screening Program Using the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research.. Prev Chronic Dis. Dec 2015

Cole AM, Tu SP, Fernandez ME, Calo WA, Hotz J, Wolver S Reported Use of Electronic Health Records to Implement Evidence Based Approaches to Colorectal Cancer Screening in Community Health Centers.. J Health Care Poor Underserved. Nov 2015

Estiri H,Chan YF, Baldwin LM, Jung H, Cole A, Stephens KA, Visualizing Anomalies in Electronic Health Record Data: The Variability Explorer Tool.. AMIA Jt Summits Transl Sci Proc. Aug 2015

Cole A,Keppel GA, Linares A, Alto W, Kriegsman W, Reed A, Holmes J, Mohanachandran M, Baldwin LM, Evaluating the Development, Implementation and Dissemination of a Multisite Card Study in the WWAMI Region Practice and Research Network.. Clin Transl Sci. Jul 2015

Evans DV, Cole AM, Norris TE Colonoscopy in rural communities: a systematic review of the frequency and quality.. Rural Remote Health. Apr-Jun 2015

Bauer AM, Rue T, Keppel GA, Cole AM, Baldwin LM, Katon W Use of mobile health (mHealth) tools by primary care patients in the WWAMI region Practice and Research Network (WPRN).. J Am Board Fam Med. Nov-Dec 2014

Cole AM, Chen FM, Ford PA, Phillips WR, Stevens NG Rewards and challenges of community health center practice.. J Prim Care Community Health. Apr 2014

Appel HB, Huang B, Cole A, James R, Ai AL Starting the Conversation - A Childhood Obesity Knowledge Project Using an App.. Br J Med Med Res. Apr 2014

Cole AM, Stephens KA, Keppel GA, Lin CP, Baldwin LM Implementation of a health data-sharing infrastructure across diverse primary care organizations.. J Ambul Care Manage. Apr-Jun 2014

Cole AM, Jackson JE, Doescher M Colorectal cancer screening disparities for rural minorities in the United States.. J Prim Care Community Health. Apr 2013

Cole AM, Jackson JE, Doescher M Urban-rural disparities in colorectal cancer screening: cross-sectional analysis of 1998-2005 data from the Centers for Disease Control's Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Study.. Cancer Med. Dec 2012

Cole AM, Doescher M, Phillips WR, Ford P, Stevens NG Satisfaction of family physicians working in community health centers.. J Am Board Fam Med. Jul-Aug 2012


 

CHWS Publications

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Miller SC, Frogner BK, Saganic LM, Cole AM, Rosenblatt RA. Affordable Care Act impact on community health center staffing and enrollment: a cross-sectional study Journal of Ambulatory Care Management 39(4):299-307 10-01-2016

 

CHWS Presentations

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Doescher MP, Cole A. Receipt of colorectal cancer screening among rural and urban minority group members Stephenson Cancer Center, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

 

RHRC Presentations

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Doescher MP, Cole A. Receipt of colorectal cancer screening among rural and urban minority group members Stephenson Cancer Center, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma