Michael Paasche-Orlow, MD, MA, MPH
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Medicine
General Internal Medicine Section

MD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
MPH, Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health
MA, Jewish Theological Seminary

Expertise includes: The role of health literacy in health outcomes and health disparities, and health services interventions; The potential for behavioral informatics to health people with limited health literacy overcome literacy barriers.

Active Staff Hospital Privileges
Boston Medical Center

Health Literacy and Informed Consent and Authorization
07/01/2007 - 10/31/2008 (PI)
HHS/Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Reducing Assessment Barriers for Patients with Low Literacy
03/07/2017 - 01/31/2022 (PI)
Northwestern University NIH-NIMHD

Conversational Agents to Improve Quality of Life in Palliative Care
04/22/2016 - 02/28/2021 (PI)

Mechanisms of Health Literacy and Information Accessibility in the Deaf
09/17/2015 - 08/31/2020 (PI)

Promoting the Intersection of Research on Health Literacy and Patient-Centered Care
06/01/2017 - 05/31/2019 (PI)

Testing a medication risk communication and surveillance strategy: The EMC2 Trial
08/15/2015 - 05/31/2019 (PI)
Northwestern University NIH-NIDDK

National Health Literacy Mapping to Inform Healthcare Policy
09/01/2014 - 04/30/2018 (PI)
University of North Carolina NIH-NIA

Advancing Research in Health Literacy
09/01/2016 - 12/31/2017 (PI)

Research Ethics and Safety Promoted by Embodied Conversational Technology
03/09/2011 - 12/31/2017 (PI)
5R01 CA158219-05

Refining Conceptual Models for the Role of Health Literacy in Health Outcomes
08/08/2013 - 07/31/2017 (PI)

Using Video to Facilitate Advance Care Planning in Patients with Heart Failure
12/01/2011 - 06/30/2017 (PI)
Mass General Hosp NIH-NHLBI

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Yr Title Project-Sub Proj Pubs
2017 Reducing Assessment Barriers for Patients with Low Literacy 1R01MD010440-01A1
2017 Conversational Agents to Improve Quality of Life in Palliative Care 5R01NR016131-02
2016 Conversational Agents to Improve Quality of Life in Palliative Care 1R01NR016131-01
2016 Testing a Medication Risk Communication and Surveillance Strategy: The EMC2 Trial 5R01DK103684-02 1
2016 Advancing Research in Health Literacy 2R13MD003392-08 2
2015 Advancing Research in Health Literacy 2R13MD003392-07 2
2015 Testing a medication risk communication and surveillance strategy: The EMC2 Trial 1R01DK103684-01A1 1
2015 Health Literacy Research Conference 4R13HS022529-03
2015 Refining Conceptual Models for the Role of Health Literacy in Health Outcomes 5R01HL116630-03 1
2015 Research Ethics and Safety Promoted by Embodied Conversational Technology 5R01CA158219-05 2
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  1. Eneanya ND, Paasche-Orlow MK, Volandes A. Palliative and end-of-life care in nephrology: moving from observations to interventions. Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens. 2017 Jul; 26(4):327-334. PMID: 28399022; DOI: 10.1097/MNH.0000000000000337;.
  2. Hanchate AD, Paasche-Orlow MK, Dyer KS, Baker WE, Feng C, Feldman J. Geographic Variation in Use of Ambulance Transport to the Emergency Department. Ann Emerg Med. 2017 May 27.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28559039.
  3. Rose AJ, Fischer SH, Paasche-Orlow MK. Beyond Medication Reconciliation: The Correct Medication List. JAMA. 2017 May 23; 317(20):2057-2058.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28426844; DOI: 10.1001/jama.2017.4628;.
  4. Feng C, Paasche-Orlow MK, Kressin NR, Rosen JE, López L, Kim EJ, Lin MY, Hanchate AD. Disparities in Potentially Preventable Hospitalizations: Near-National Estimates for Hispanics. Health Serv Res. 2017 Apr 04.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28378322; DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12694;.
  5. Washington DM, Paasche-Orlow MK, Liebschutz JM. Promoting Progress or Propagating Problems: Strategic Plans and the Advancement of Academic Faculty Diversity in U.S. Medical Schools. J Natl Med Assoc. 2017 Summer; 109(2):72-78.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28599759.
  6. Bailey SC, Paasche-Orlow MK, Adams WG, Brokenshire SA, Hedlund LA, Hickson RP, Oramasionwu CU, Moore AL, McCarthy DM, Curtis LM, Kwasny MJ, Wolf MS. Corrigendum to "The electronic medication complete communication (EMC2) study: Rationale and methods for a randomized controlled trial of a strategy to promote medication safety in ambulatory care" [Contemp. Clin. Trials (2016) 72-77]. Contemp Clin Trials. 2017 Jun; 57:99.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28325511; DOI: 10.1016/j.cct.2017.03.002;.
  7. Naik AD, Horstman MJ, Li LT, Paasche-Orlow MK, Campbell B, Mills WL, Herman LI, Anaya DA, Trautner BW, Berger DH. User-centered design of discharge warnings tool for colorectal surgery patients. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2017 Mar 16. PMID: 28340218; DOI: 10.1093/jamia/ocx018;.
  8. Martins MAP, Costa JM, Mambrini JVM, Ribeiro ALP, Benjamin EJ, Brant LCC, Paasche-Orlow MK, Magnani JW. Health literacy and warfarin therapy at two anticoagulation clinics in Brazil. Heart. 2017 Jul; 103(14):1089-1095.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28258243; DOI: 10.1136/heartjnl-2016-310699;.
  9. Kim EJ, Kim T, Paasche-Orlow MK, Rose AJ, Hanchate AD. Disparities in Hypertension Associated with Limited English Proficiency. J Gen Intern Med. 2017 Jun; 32(6):632-639.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28160188; DOI: 10.1007/s11606-017-3999-9;.
  10. Perkins RB, Morgan JR, Awosogba TP, Ramanadhan S, Paasche-Orlow MK. Gynecologic Outcomes After Hysteroscopic and Laparoscopic Sterilization Procedures. Obstet Gynecol. 2016 Oct; 128(4):843-52.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27607866; DOI: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000001615;.
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Health Literacy
Health Services Research

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