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. Jasuja GK, de Groot A, Quinn EK, Ameli O, Hughto JMW, Dunbar M, Deutsch M, Streed CG, Paasche-Orlow MK, Wolfe HL, Rose AJ. Beyond Gender Identity Disorder Diagnoses Codes: An Examination of Additional Methods to Identify Transgender Individuals in Administrative Databases. Med Care. 2020 Oct; 58(10):903-911.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32925416; DOI: 10.1097/MLR.0000000000001362;
  2. Gunn CM, Maschke A, Paasche-Orlow MK, Kressin NR, Schonberg MA, Battaglia TA. Engaging Women with Limited Health Literacy in Mammography Decision-Making: Perspectives of Patients and Primary Care Providers. J Gen Intern Med. 2020 Sep 15.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32935318
  3. Guhl E, Althouse AD, Pusateri AM, Kimani E, Paasche-Orlow MK, Bickmore TW, Magnani JW. The Atrial Fibrillation Health Literacy Information Technology Trial: Pilot Trial of a Mobile Health App for Atrial Fibrillation. JMIR Cardio. 2020 Sep 04; 4(1):e17162. PMID: 32886070
  4. Goldman AL, Paasche-Orlow MK, Drake FT. Affordable Care Act Medicaid Expansion and Access to Outpatient Surgical Care. JAMA Surg. 2020 Aug 19.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32822496
  5. Eneanya ND, Percy SG, Stallings TL, Wang W, Steele DJR, Germain MJ, Schell JO, Paasche-Orlow MK, Volandes AE. Use of a Supportive Kidney Care Video Decision Aid in Older Patients: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Am J Nephrol. 2020; 51(9):736-744. PMID: 32791499
  6. Weiss BD, Paasche-Orlow MK. Disparities in Adherence to COVID-19 Public Health Recommendations. Health Lit Res Pract. 2020 08 06; 4(3):e171-e173. PMID: 32926173
  7. 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
  8. 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 Aug; 16(8):e741-e750.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32216715
  9. 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 Sep; 72(3):1059-1066.e2.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32035777
  10. 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
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Health Literacy
Health Services Research

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