Allison Cole, MD, MS
Disclosures:

Allison Cole, MD

Assistant Professor, Family Medicine
University of Washington

Box 354982, Seattle, WA 98195-4982acole2@u.washington.edu

Education

Kalamazoo College

Kalamazoo, MI

B.A. Biology

1998

University of Iowa College of Medicine

Iowa City, IA

M.D.

2002

University of Washington

Seattle, WA

M.P.H., Health Services

2012

 

Post Graduate Training

Family Medicine Residency

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

Iowa City, IA

7/1/2002-6/30/2005

NRSA Primary Care Research Fellowship

University of Washington

Department of Family Medicine

Seattle, WA

7/1/2010-6/30/2012

Patient Centered Outcomes Research Partnership Program

University of Washington

School of Public Health

Seattle, WA

7/1/2015-6/30/2017

Rising Stars Research Training Program

Institute of Translational Health Sciences

Seattle, WA

7/1/2015-6/30/2017

American Cancer Society Cancer Control Career Development Award

American Cancer Society

Atlanta, GA

7/1/2014-6/30/2017

 

Faculty Positions Held

Assistant Professor

Family Medicine

University of Washington

Seattle, WA

2012-Present

Associate Director

WWAMI region Practice and Research Network

Seattle, WA

2012-Present

Acting Instructor

Family Medicine

University of Washington

Seattle, WA

2010-2012

 

Hospital Positions Held

Attending Physician

Harborview Medical Center

Seattle, WA

2010-Present

Attending Physician

University of Washington Medical Center

Seattle, WA

2010-Present

Physician and Clinical Director

Community Health Centers of Snohomish County

Lynnwood, WA

2005-2010

Staff Physician

Stevens Hospital

Edmonds, WA

2005-2010

 

Honors

Cum Laude Degree

Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, MI

1998

Pomerantz Award for Outstanding Medical Student in Family Medicine – University of Iowa College of Medicine

2002

Bleeding Heart Award

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA

2005

North American Primary Care Research Group Practice-Based Research Network Conference Scholarship recipient

2013

Cancer Control Career Development Award

American Cancer Society

2014

Institute of Translational Health Sciences Rising Stars Research Award

2015

Patient Centered Outcomes Research Partnership Scholar

2015

Best Paper Award, 19th ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing

2016

 

Board Certification

American Board of Family Medicine

Certified 2005

Maintenance of Certification completed in 2010, 2012

Recertified 2015

 

Current License to Practice

Washington State Physician’s License

2005-Present

 

Professional Organizations

North American Primary Care Research Group

Representative to the Board of Directors

2011-2012

North American Primary Care Research Group

Member

2010-present

American Academy of Family Physicians

Member

2002-present

Member, Board of Directors

Program for Early Parenting Support (PEPS)

2013-present

 

Teaching Responsibilities

Residents and Fellows

Family Medicine Residency Program Preceptor

7/2010 to present

Practice-based Research during Residency and Beyond – Residency Didactic Presentation

10/2015

Research Consultation – Ad Hoc with residents

2012-present

Medical Students

HuBIO 555 Medicine, Health and Society  - Small Group Leader

2/2012

 

2/2013

 

2/2014

 

2/2015

 

2/2016

Community Engaged Scholarship MS1 Intersession – faculty co-leader with Amanda Kost

12/2015

Medical Student Research Training Program Preparation, MS1 Intersession – faculty co-leader with Amanda Kost

3/2016

UW TEST preceptor

9/2013-8/2014

Underserved Pathway mentor

7/2014-present

Medical Student Research Training Program mentor

Mathini Mohonachandran, MS-2

Summer 2014

Medical Student Research Training Program mentor

Sophie Cain Miller MS-2

Fall 2015

Graduate Students – School of Public Health

 

Thesis Committee Member – Brenda Mollis, MHA, MPH, MA

2015

Physician’s Assistant Students – UW MedEx program

 

Public Health and Prevention course – guest lecturer on evidence-based preventive health care

Spring 2015

 

Editorial Responsibilities

Journal Peer Reviewer

 

 

Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine

2013

 

 

2014

 

 

2015

 

Annals of Internal Medicine

2014

Special commendation for outstanding review

Journal of Primary Care and Community Health

2013

 

 

2014

 

 

2015

 

Journal of Ambulatory Care Management

2014

 

Journal of General Internal Medicine

2014

 

 

2015

 

Cancer

2013

 

 

2014

 

 

2016

 

Peer Reviewer Conference Submissions, North American Primary Care Research Group Annual Meeting

2014

 

 

Special National Responsibilities

Committee to Develop a Program to Increase Research and Scholarship Capacity in Departments of Family Medicine – ADFM and NAPCRG RSVP Initiative – member

August 2015-December 2015

 

Special Local Responsibilities

Curriculum Renewal Scientific Discovery Work Group

July-December 2012

TEAM Care Implementation Harborview Family Medicine Clinic

2012-present

Committee to Improve Pain Management at Harborview Medical Center

July 2014-present

Committee to create Family Medicine Research Section Policy on Working With Trainees – lead faculty

October 2014

Obstetrics Task Force – Department of Family Medicine

September 2015-February 2016

Clinical Practice Innovator – UW Medicine

February 2016-present

 

Research Support

Improving Colorectal Cancer Screening in Community Health Centers   07/01/2014-06/30/2017

CCCDA-14-013-01-CCCDA $300,000

American Cancer Society Cancer Control Career Development Award

Role:  Principal Investigator

This grant funds a pragmatic clinical trial to test the adaptation and implementation of an evidence-base approach to colorectal cancer screening in a Community Health Center. 

 

Systems of Support to Increase Colon Cancer Screening and Follow-Up  5/15/2015-6/30/2017

R01CA121125-07 $2,500,000

National Institutes of Health National Cancer Institute

Role:  Co-Investigator (PI:  Green)

This grant funds a pragmatic clinical trial to test the effectiveness of a systematic colorectal cancer screening program.

Institute of Translational Health Sciences  6/1/2012-5/31/2017

NIH/NCATS (National Clinical and Translational Sciences)

Role:  Co-investigator, Clinical Resources Core and Clinical Trials Center Northwest (PI:  Disis)

This grant funds the Institute of Translational Health Science, which supports translational research via a partnership between the University of Washington, the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle Children’s Hospital, and local and regional research and community partners.  The Clinical Resources Core facilitates research partnerships between communities, practices, and academic researchers in the Pacific Northwest.  The Clinical Trials Center Northwest will provide support and expertise to investigators preparing and conducting translational clinical trials at institutions throughout the region.

Sharing Patient Lifelog Data with the Primary Care Team for Two Patient Populations:  Preventive Care and Chronic Disease Management 9/15/2014-9/14/2016

AHRQ 1 R21 HSO23654-01 $275,000

Role:  Co-investigator (PI:  Munson)

This grant supports development and testing of smartphone enabled tools for patients to collect personal health data and allow sharing of the data with primary care providers. 

Food Environment, Diet Quality and Disparities in Obesity 10/1/2015-9/30/2020

R01 DK076608 08A1 - $569,863

Role:  Co-investigator (PI:  Drewnowski)

This grant supports expansion of the Seattle Obesity Study to include subjects from Tacoma and Yakima.  This is a longitudinal, observational study to assess associations between environmental factors and obesity.

 

Bibliography

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.  Journal of Innovation in Health Informatics 2016;23(1):450-58.

Cole, Allison M.; Stephens, Kari A.; Keppel, Gina A.; Estiri, Hossein; and Baldwin, Laura-Mae (2016) "Extracting Electronic Health Record Data in a Practice-Based Research Network: Lessons Learned from Collaborations with Translational Researchers," eGEMs (Generating Evidence & Methods to improve patient outcomes): Vol. 4: Iss. 2, Article 4.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13063/2327-9214.1206

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.  Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine 2016;Mar-Apr;29(2):191-200.

Chung CF, Dew K, Cole A, Zia J, Fogarty J, Kientz JA, Munson SA. Boundary negotiating artifacts in personal informatics:  Patient, provider collaboration with patient generated data. Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW) 2016;doi.org/10.1145/2818048.2819926.

Ewigman B, Davis A, Vansaghi T, Cole A, Green L, King D, Kuzel T, Lindbloom E, Meadows L, Miser F, Nease D. Building research & scholarship capacity in departments of family medicine: a new joint ADFM-NAPCRG initiative. The Annals of Family Medicine 2016;14(1): 82-83.

Cole AM, Esplin A, Baldwin LM.  Adaptation of an evidence-based colorectal cancer screening program using the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research.  Preventing Chronic Disease 2015;Dec 3;12:E213;doi:10.5888/pcd12.150300

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.  Journal of Healthcare for the Poor and Underserved 2015;26(4):1235-45

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 Translational Science Proceedings.  2015;25:56-60

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.  Clinical and Translational Science 2015;8(6):764-769Doi: 10.1111/cts.12312

Cole A, Davis A, Keppel GA, Guirguis-Blake J, Force R, Berg A, Baldwin LM.  Stimulating research capacity in family medicine residencies by engaging programs in both research and quality improvement.  Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Education Column January 2015.

http://www.stfm.org/NewsJournals/EducationColumns/Jan2015

Evans DV, Cole AM, Norris TE.  Colonoscopy in rural communities:  a systematic review of the frequency and quality.  Rural and Remote Health 15:3057. (Online) 2015.  Available:  http://www.rrh.org.au

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.  Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine.  2014; Noveber;27(6)

Cole AM, Stephens KA, Keppel GA, Lin CP, Baldwin LM.  Implementation of a health data-sharing infrastructure across diverse primary care organization.  Journal Ambulatory Care Management.  2014 Apr-Jun;37(2):164-70.

Appel HB, Huang B, Cole A, James R, Ai AL.  Starting the conversation – A childhood obesity knowledge project using an App.  British Journal of Medicine and Medical Research.  2014 Apr 1;4(7):1526-1538.

Cole AM, Chen FM, Ford PA, Phillips WR, Stevens NG.  Rewards and challenges of community health center practice.  Journal of Primary Care an Community Health.  2014 Apr 1;(2):148-51.

Osborn J, Cole A:  Teaching about patients with complexity.  Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Education Column January 2014.  http://www.stfm.org/publication/EducationColumns_January2014.cfm

Cole, AM, Jackson JE, Doescher M.  Colorectal cancer screening disparities for rural minorities.  Journal of Primary Care and Community Health.  2013 April;4(2):106-111.

Cole, AM, Jackson JE, Doescher M.  Urban-rural colorectal cancer screening disparities:  cross-sectional analysis of CDC’s Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System 1998-2005.  Cancer Medicine.  2012 Dec;1(3):350-6.

Cole, AM, Doescher M, Philips WR, Ford P, Stevens NG.  Satisfaction of family physicians working in community health centers.  Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine. 2012 Jul;25(4):470-6.

 

National Presentations

Cole AM

Prevalence of hepatitis C screening in primary care:  Results from a WPRN study

Oral

MOSAIC (Meaningful Outcomes and Science to Advance Innovations Center of Excellence) Scientific Council Meeting

4/2016

Cole AM, Esplin A, Baldwin LM

Adaptation of an evidence-based colorectal cancer screening program using the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research

Oral

NAPCRG Annual Meeting 10/2015

Cole A, Molis B, Keppel GA, Baldwin LM

Helping practices use Electronic Health Record data for research

Oral

NAPCRG Practice Based research Network Conference 6/2015

Cole A, Haegerty P, Doyle M

Developing a Clinical Trials Support Center Across Multiple Diverse Research Institutions

Poster

Clinical and Translational Science Annual Meeting

4/2015

Cole A, Keppel G, Baldwin LM

Desired Weight Loss Among Overweight and Obese Patients in Primary Care Practice

Oral

NAPCRG Annual Meeting

11/2014

Cole A, Keppel G, Baldwin LM

Multi-Site Card Study in a Practice-Based Research Network:  Best Practices and Influence on Future Research Participation

Poster

NAPCRG Practice Based Research Network Conference

6/2014

Bauer A, Rue T, Keppel GA, Cole A, Baldwin LM, Kayton W

Primary Care Patients’ Use of Mobile Health Tools

Oral

Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting

4/2014

Cole A, Tu SP, Fernandez M, Calow WA

Opportunities for Improving Colorectal Cancer Screening in Community Health Centers – Impact of Electronic Health Record Systems:  A Cross-Sectional Survey

Poster

Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting

4/2014

Cole A, Keppel GA, Linares A, Alto W, Kriegsman W, Reed A, Holmes J, Force R, Baldwin LM

Patient Preferences for Weight Loss in Primary Care

Poster

NAPCRG

11/2013

Cole A, Keppel G, Baldwin LM

Successful Engagement of Practice Champions in the Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana and Idaho Region Practice and Research Network

Oral

NAPCRG

11/2013

Cole A, Keppel G, Baldwin LM

If We Build It, Will They Come?  Increasing Academic Community Partnerships in the WWAMI region Practice and Research Network

Poster

NAPCRG PBRN

6/2013

Cole A, Chen F, Phillips W, Ford P, Stevens N

How Family Physicians Choose to Practice in Community Health Centers

Poster

NAPCRG

12/2012

Cole A, Doescher M, Phillips W, Ford P, Stevens N

Satisfaction of Physicians Working in Community Health Centers

Poster

NAPCRG

11/2011

 

Regional and Local Presentations

Cole A

Successful Practice-Based Research:  The WWAMI region Practice and Research Network

Invited Presentation

Swedish Family Medicine Residency Program Faculty Retreat

5/2016

Cole A

Facilitators and Barriers to Proactive Colorectal Cancer Screening in Medicaid Health Plans in Washington State

Oral

Rising Stars Works in Progress Session

3/2016

Cole A

Bridging Education and Scholarship – An Introduction to the WWAMI region Practice and Research Network

Invited presentation

University of Washington Family Medicine Residency Network Director’s Meeting

3/2016

Cole A

Hepatitis C Screening in the WWAMI region Practice and Research Network

Oral

WWAMI region Practice and Research Network Annual Meeting

3/2016

Cole A

Incorporating Research into Primary Care Practice

Invited presentation

University of Washington Family Medicine Residency Didactics

10/2015

Cole A

Planning for a Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial:  ProCRCScreen Case Study

Oral

Family Medicine Research Seminar

5/2015

Cole A

Using Electronic Health Record Data for Research and Quality Improvement

Oral

WWAMI region Practice and Research Network Annual Meeting

3/2015

Cole A

Practice-Based Research:  Generating ideas and Implementing Studies that are Important to Primary Care

Oral

Family Medicine Residency of Idaho

Boise, ID

10/2014

Cole A, Baldwin LM

Practice-Based Research:  How You Can Help Shape Medical Discoveries and Improve Healthcare

Oral

42nd Annual Advances in Family Practice and Primary Care

Seattle, WA

9/2014

Cole A

Cancer Screening Disparities:  What is the Role of Primary Care

Oral

Yakima Regional Medical Center Grand Rounds

Yakima, WA
5/2014

Cole A

Patient Preferences for Weight Loss in Primary Care:  Results of the WPRN Card Study

Oral

WWAMI region Practice and Research Network Annual Meeting

3/2014

Cole A

Speech and Language Development in Children

Oral

Family Medicine Residency of Idaho

Boise, ID

5/2013

 

 

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