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

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

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

Boston University
Evans Center for Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research

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

Improving Advance Care Planning in Oncology: A Pragmatic, Cluster-Randomized Trial Integrating…
07/15/2019 - 06/30/2023 (PI)
Dana Farber NIH-NIA

(Prenotification) Wake Forest Subcontract - National Estimates for Inpatient Care, Outcomes & …
09/01/2019 - 11/30/2022 (PI)
Wake Forest University Health Sciences NIH-NIMHD

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

HRSA Primary Care
07/01/2016 - 06/30/2021 (PI)

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

02/01/2018 - 01/31/2021 (PI)
Northwestern University NIH-NIMHD

(Prenotification) Wake Forest Subcontract - Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities Due to Ambulance…
10/01/2019 - 12/31/2020 (PI)
Wake Forest University Health Sciences NIH-NHLBI

Mobile health intervention for rural atrial fibrillation
09/01/2019 - 08/31/2020 (PI)
University of Pittsburgh NIH-NHLBI

SCC: Smart & Connected Churces for Promoting Health in Disadvantaged Population
09/01/2018 - 08/31/2020 (PI)
Northeastern University National Science Fdn

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

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Yr Title Project-Sub Proj Pubs
2020 I kua na'u Let Me Carry Out Your Last Wishes Advance Care Planning for Native Hawaiian Elders 1R01NR018400-01A1
2020 Improving Medical Decision Making for Older Patients with End Stage Renal Disease 1R01AG066892-01
2020 Reducing Assessment Barriers for Patients with Low Literacy 5R01MD010440-04 1
2020 Conversational Agents to Improve Quality of Life in Palliative Care 5R01NR016131-05
2020 Conversational Agents to Improve Quality of Life in Palliative Care 5R01NR016131-05
2020 Conversational Agents to Improve Quality of Life in Palliative Care 3R01NR016131-05S1
2019 Reducing Assessment Barriers for Patients with Low Literacy 5R01MD010440-03 1
2019 Reducing Assessment Barriers for Patients with Low Literacy 3R01MD010440-03S1 1
2019 Conversational Agents to Improve Quality of Life in Palliative Care 5R01NR016131-04
2018 Reducing Assessment Barriers for Patients with Low Literacy 5R01MD010440-02 1
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  1. Paasche-Orlow MK. With Gratitude-HLRP: Health Literacy Research and Practice 2020 Reviewers. Health Lit Res Pract. 2021 Jan 11; 5(1):e24-e25. PMID: 33433630
  2. Laks J, Alford DP, Patel K, Jones M, Armstrong E, Waite K, Henault L, Paasche-Orlow MK. A National Survey on Patient Provider Agreements When Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain. J Gen Intern Med. 2021 Jan 08.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33420560
  3. Lincoln AK, Eyllon M, Prener C, Garverich S, Griffith J, Adams W, Arford T, Rosenfeld L, Nykiel S, Johnson P, Guyer M, Leung YJ, Paasche-Orlow M. Prevalence and Predictors of Limited Literacy in Public Mental Health Care. Community Ment Health J. 2021 Jan 03.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33389328
  4. Sentell T, Foss-Durant A, Patil U, Taira D, Paasche-Orlow MK, Trinacty CM. Organizational Health Literacy: Opportunities for Patient-Centered Care in the Wake of COVID-19. Qual Manag Health Care. 2021 Jan/Mar 01; 30(1):49-60. PMID: 33229999
  5. Bershteyn A, Schwartz MD, Thorpe LE, Paasche-Orlow MK, Kissinger P, Stankiewicz Karita HC, Laufer MK, Hoffman RM, Landovitz RJ, Paolino K, Barnabas RV. Taking a stand against the politicization of medical research: how 'swinging the pendulum' poses a hazard to clinical trials, study participants, and the progress of science. Expert Rev Clin Immunol. 2020 Dec 18; 1-3. PMID: 33284056
  6. Peeler CE, Gorgy M, Sadlak N, Sathe S, Tamashunas N, Fiorello MG, Cabral H, Paasche-Orlow MK, Weinstein ZM. A Pilot Study of Automated Pupillometry in the Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder. J Addict Med. 2020 Dec 15; Publish Ahead of Print.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33323697; DOI: 10.1097/ADM.0000000000000794;
  7. Barnabas RV, Brown ER, Bershteyn A, Stankiewicz Karita HC, Johnston C, Thorpe LE, Kottkamp A, Neuzil KM, Laufer MK, Deming M, Paasche-Orlow MK, Kissinger PJ, Luk A, Paolino K, Landovitz RJ, Hoffman R, Schaafsma TT, Krows ML, Thomas KK, Morrison S, Haugen HS, Kidoguchi L, Wener M, Greninger AL, Huang ML, Jerome KR, Wald A, Celum C, Chu HY, Baeten JM. Hydroxychloroquine as Postexposure Prophylaxis to Prevent Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Infection : A Randomized Trial. Ann Intern Med. 2020 Dec 08. PMID: 33284679
  8. Housten AJ, Gunn CM, Paasche-Orlow MK, Basen-Engquist KM. Health Literacy Interventions in Cancer: a Systematic Review. J Cancer Educ. 2020 Nov 05.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33155097
  9. Goldman AL, Paasche-Orlow MK, Drake FT. Affordable Care Act Medicaid Expansion and Access to Outpatient Surgical Care. JAMA Surg. 2020 Nov 01; 155(11):1066-1067.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32822496
  10. Bronico JVR, Matthews BJ, Perkins RB, Lee EM, Morgan JR, Nitschmann CC, Paasche-Orlow MK. Incidence of Gynecologic Cancers in Women after Uterine Artery Embolization. J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2020 Oct 25.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33115685
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Bar chart showing 194 publications over 21 distinct years, with a maximum of 21 publications in 2017

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Health Literacy
Health Services Research

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