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
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
2018 Reducing Assessment Barriers for Patients with Low Literacy 3R01MD010440-02S1 1
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  1. Lakin JR, Brannen EN, Tulsky JA, Paasche-Orlow MK, Lindvall C, Chang Y, Gundersen DA, El-Jawahri A, Volandes A. Advance Care Planning: Promoting Effective and Aligned Communication in the Elderly (ACP-PEACE): the study protocol for a pragmatic stepped-wedge trial of older patients with cancer. BMJ Open. 2020 07 14; 10(7):e040999. PMID: 32665394
  2. Gunn CM, Paasche-Orlow MK, Bak S, Wang N, Pamphile J, Nelson K, Morton S, Battaglia TA. Health Literacy, Language, and Cancer-Related Needs in the First 6 Months After a Breast Cancer Diagnosis. JCO Oncol Pract. 2020 Mar 27; JOP1900526.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32216715
  3. Levin SR, de Geus SWL, Noel NL, Paasche-Orlow MK, Farber A, Siracuse JJ. Vascular repairs in gynecologic operations are uncommon but predict major morbidity and mortality. J Vasc Surg. 2020 Feb 05.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32035777
  4. Paasche-Orlow MK. Thank You HLRP: Health Literacy Research and Practice 2019 Reviewers. Health Lit Res Pract. 2020 Jan 14; 4(1):e1-e2. PMID: 31935295
  5. Gunn C, Maschke A, Bickmore T, Kennedy M, Hopkins MF, Fishman MDC, Paasche-Orlow MK, Warner ET. Acceptability of an Interactive Computer-Animated Agent to Promote Patient-Provider Communication About Breast Density: a Mixed Method Pilot Study. J Gen Intern Med. 2020 Apr; 35(4):1069-1077.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31919723
  6. Fang G, Bailey SC, Annis IE, Paasche-Orlow MK, Wolf MS, Martin LT, Emch M, Brookhart MA, Farris KB. Effects of Estimated Community-Level Health Literacy on Treatment Initiation and Preventive Care Among Older Adults with Newly Diagnosed Diabetes. Patient Prefer Adherence. 2020; 14:1-11. PMID: 32021112
  7. Chatterjee A, Greif C, Witzburg R, Henault L, Goodell K, Paasche-Orlow MK. US Medical School Applicant Experiences of Bias on the Interview Trail. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2020; 31(1):185-200.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32037326
  8. Banerjee S, McCormick D, Paasche-Orlow MK, Lin MY, Hanchate AD. Association between degree of exposure to the Hospital Value Based Purchasing Program and 30-day mortality: experience from the first four years of Medicare's pay-for-performance program. BMC Health Serv Res. 2019 Dec 02; 19(1):921.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31791322
  9. McKee MM, Hauser PC, Champlin S, Paasche-Orlow M, Wyse K, Cuculick J, Buis LR, Plegue M, Sen A, Fetters MD. Deaf Adults' Health Literacy and Access to Health Information: Protocol for a Multicenter Mixed Methods Study. JMIR Res Protoc. 2019 Oct 09; 8(10):e14889. PMID: 31599730
  10. Santos MG, Paasche-Orlow MK. Special Supplement: Health Literacy and Adult Basic Education. Health Lit Res Pract. 2019 07; 3(3 Suppl):S88-S90. PMID: 31773087
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Health Literacy
Health Services Research

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