Biomedical Research Education & Training
Faculty Member

Rothman, Russell L., M.D., M.P.P.
Director, Vanderbilt Center for Health Services Research
Associate Professor of Medicine

Lab Url: http://www.hsr.vanderbilt.edu

Phone Number: 615-936-2149

Email Address: russell.rothman@vanderbilt.edu

Rothman, Russell's picture
Academic history
BS, Duke University
MD, Duke University
MPP, Duke University
, Duke University
, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Office Address   Mailing Address

Center for Health Services Research, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Suite 6000, Medical Center East, Nashville, TN 37232-8300

6103 Medical Center East Vanderbilt Center for Health Services Research 37232


Research Keywords
Health Services Research, Diabetes and Obesity Management and Prevention, Health Behavior, Health Communication

Clinical Research Keywords
adolescent diabetes health services research chronic disease management

Patient Care Specialty
General Internal Medicine General Pediatrics

Research Specialty
Health behavior and health communication on chronic disease prevention and management, with a focus on obesity and diabetes

Research Description
Health services research on Adults and Adolescents with Type 2 Diabetes.

Clinical Research Description
Health services research in chronic disease management and prevention. Research on Adults and Children with Diabetes or Obesity.

Clinical Interests
Diabetes
Adolescent Care

Publications
Birdee, GS, Byrne, DW, McGown, PW, Rothman, RL, Rolando, LA, Holmes, MC, Yarbrough, MI. Relationship between physical inactivity and health characteristics among participants in an employee-wellness program. J Occup Environ Med, 55(5), 514-9, 2013

Ciampa, PJ, White, RO, Perrin, EM, Yin, HS, Sanders, LM, Gayle, EA, Rothman, RL. The association of acculturation and health literacy, numeracy and health-related skills in Spanish-speaking caregivers of young children. J Immigr Minor Health, 15(3), 492-8, 2013

Mulvaney, SA, Lilley, JS, Cavanaugh, KL, Pittel, EJ, Rothman, RL. Validation of the Diabetes Numeracy Test With Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes. J Health Commun, 2013

Osborn, CY, Wallston, KA, Shpigel, A, Cavanaugh, K, Kripalani, S, Rothman, RL. Development and validation of the General Health Numeracy Test (GHNT). Patient Educ Couns, 91(3), 350-6, 2013

Buscariollo, DL, Davidson, MA, Black, M, Russell, WE, Rothman, RL, Moore, DJ. Factors that influence parental attitudes toward enrollment in type 1 diabetes trials. PLoS One, 7(8), e44341, 2012

Ciampa, PJ, Skinner, SL, Patricio, SR, Rothman, RL, Vermund, SH, Audet, CM. Comprehensive knowledge of HIV among women in rural Mozambique: development and validation of the HIV knowledge 27 scale. PLoS One, 7(10), e48676, 2012

Ciampa, PJ, Tique, JA, Jum??, N, Sidat, M, Moon, TD, Rothman, RL, Vermund, SH. Addressing poor retention of infants exposed to HIV: a quality improvement study in rural Mozambique. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr, 60(2), e46-52, 2012

Ciampa, PJ, Vaz, LM, Blevins, M, Sidat, M, Rothman, RL, Vermund, SH, Vergara, AE. The association among literacy, numeracy, HIV knowledge and health-seeking behavior: a population-based survey of women in rural Mozambique. PLoS One, 7(6), e39391, 2012

Green, JK, Rothman, RL, Cavanaugh, KL. Patient-provider communication in patients with diabetes and depressive symptoms. Diabetes Res Clin Pract, 95(1), e10-3, 2012

Mulvaney, SA, Rothman, RL, Dietrich, MS, Wallston, KA, Grove, E, Elasy, TA, Johnson, KB. Using mobile phones to measure adolescent diabetes adherence. Health Psychol, 31(1), 43-50, 2012

Ciampa, PJ, Burlison, JR, Blevins, M, Sidat, M, Moon, TD, Rothman, RL, Vermund, SH. Improving Retention in the Early Infant Diagnosis of HIV Program in Rural Mozambique by Better Service Integration. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr, 2011

Mayberry LS, Kripalani S, Rothman RL, Osborn CY. Bridging the digital divide in diabetes: Family support and implications for health literacy. Diabetes Technology and Therapeutics, in press, 2011

Mayberry, LS, Kripalani, S, Rothman, RL, Osborn, CY. Bridging the digital divide in diabetes: family support and implications for health literacy. Diabetes Technol Ther, 13(10), 1005-12, 2011

McNaughton C, a?|.Rothman RL, Storrow A. Short, Subjective Measures of Numeracy and General Health Literacy in an Adult Emergency Department Setting. Academic Emergency Medicine, in press, 2011

McNaughton, C, Wallston, KA, Rothman, RL, Marcovitz, DE, Storrow, AB. Short, subjective measures of numeracy and general health literacy in an adult emergency department. Acad Emerg Med, 18(11), 1148-55, 2011

Mulvaney SA, Hood KK, a?|, Rothman RL, Wallston KA. . Development and Initial Validation of the Barriers to Diabetes Adherence Measure for Adolescents. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, in press, 2011

Mulvaney SA, Rothman RL, Dietrich MS, Wallston KA, a?|Johnson KB. Using Mobile Phones to Measure Adolescent Diabetes Adherence. Health Psychology, in press, 2011

Mulvaney, SA, Hood, KK, Schlundt, DG, Osborn, CY, Johnson, KB, Rothman, RL, Wallston, KA. Development and initial validation of the barriers to diabetes adherence measure for adolescents. Diabetes Res Clin Pract, 94(1), 77-83, 2011

Osborn CY, Cavanaugh K, Wallston KA, White RO, Kripalani S, Elasy TA, Rothman RL. Health literacy explains racial disparities in diabetes medication adherence. Journal of Health Communication, in press, 2011

Osborn, CY, Cavanaugh, K, Wallston, KA, Kripalani, S, Elasy, TA, Rothman, RL, White, RO. Health literacy explains racial disparities in diabetes medication adherence. J Health Commun, 16 Suppl 3, 268-78, 2011

White R, Osborn C, a?| Rothman RL. Development and Validation of a Spanish Diabetes-Specific Numeracy Measure: DNT-15 Latino. Diabetes Technology and Therapeutics, in press, 2011

Yin HS, Sanders LM, Rothman RL, et al.. Assessment of Health Literacy and Numeracy Among Spanish-speaking Parents of Young Children.. Academic Pediatrics, in press, 2011

Cavanaugh, KL, Wingard, RL, Hakim, RM, Eden, S, Shintani, A, Wallston, KA, Huizinga, MM, Elasy, TA, Rothman, RL, Ikizler, TA. Low health literacy associates with increased mortality in ESRD. J Am Soc Nephrol, 21(11), 1979-85, 2010 PMCID:3082364

Ciampa, PJ, Kumar, D, Barkin, SL, Sanders, LM, Yin, HS, Perrin, EM, Rothman, RL. Interventions aimed at decreasing obesity in children younger than 2 years: a systematic review. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med, 164(12), 1098-104, 2010 PMCID:3075203

Ciampa, PJ, Osborn, CY, Peterson, NB, Rothman, RL. Patient numeracy, perceptions of provider communication, and colorectal cancer screening utilization. J Health Commun, 15 Suppl 3, 157-68, 2010 PMCID:3075203

Mulvaney, SA, Rothman, RL, Osborn, CY, Lybarger, C, Dietrich, MS, Wallston, KA. Self-management problem solving for adolescents with type 1 diabetes: Intervention processes associated with an Internet program. Patient Educ Couns, 2010 PMCID:3075203

Mulvaney, SA, Rothman, RL, Wallston, KA, Lybarger, C, Dietrich, MS. An internet-based program to improve self-management in adolescents with type 1 diabetes. Diabetes Care, 33(3), 602-4, 2010 PMCID:2827516

Osborn, CY, Cavanaugh, K, Wallston, KA, Rothman, RL. Self-efficacy links health literacy and numeracy to glycemic control. J Health Commun, 15 Suppl 2, 146-58, 2010 PMCID:3082364

Wong, K, Potter, A, Mulvaney, S, Russell, WE, Schlundt, DG, Rothman, RL. Pediatric endocrinologists'' management of children with type 2 diabetes. Diabetes Care, 33(3), 512-4, 2010 PMCID:2827499

Cavanaugh, K, Wallston, KA, Gebretsadik, T, Shintani, A, Huizinga, MM, Davis, D, Gregory, RP, Malone, R, Pignone, M, DeWalt, D, Elasy, TA, Rothman, RL. Addressing literacy and numeracy to improve diabetes care: two randomized controlled trials. Diabetes Care, 32(12), 2149-55, 2009 PMCID:2782967

Kumar, D, Sanders, L, Perrin, EM, Lokker, N, Patterson, B, Gunn, V, Finkle, J, Franco, V, Choi, L, Rothman, RL. Parental understanding of infant health information: health literacy, numeracy, and the Parental Health Literacy Activities Test (PHLAT). Acad Pediatr, 10(5), 309-16, 2009 PMCID:3082364

Osborn, CY, Cavanaugh, K, Wallston, KA, White, RO, Rothman, RL. Diabetes numeracy: an overlooked factor in understanding racial disparities in glycemic control. Diabetes Care, 32(9), 1614-9, 2009 PMCID:2732142

Rothman, RL, Yin, HS, Mulvaney, S, Co, JP, Homer, C, Lannon, C. Health literacy and quality: focus on chronic illness care and patient safety. Pediatrics, 124 Suppl 3, S315-26, 2009 PMCID:2827499

Wolff, K, Cavanaugh, K, Malone, R, Hawk, V, Gregory, BP, Davis, D, Wallston, K, Rothman, RL. The Diabetes Literacy and Numeracy Education Toolkit (DLNET): materials to facilitate diabetes education and management in patients with low literacy and numeracy skills. Diabetes Educ, 35(2), 233-6, 238-41, 244-5, 2009 PMCID:2732142

Cavanaugh, K, Huizinga, MM, Wallston, KA, Gebretsadik, T, Shintani, A, Davis, D, Gregory, RP, Fuchs, L, Malone, R, Cherrington, A, Pignone, M, DeWalt, DA, Elasy, TA, Rothman, RL. Association of numeracy and diabetes control. Ann Intern Med, 148(10), 737-46, 2008

Huizinga, MM, Beech, BM, Cavanaugh, KL, Elasy, TA, Rothman, RL. Low numeracy skills are associated with higher BMI. Obesity (Silver Spring), 16(8), 1966-8, 2008 PMCID:2694664

Huizinga, MM, Elasy, TA, Wallston, KA, Cavanaugh, K, Davis, D, Gregory, RP, Fuchs, LS, Malone, R, Cherrington, A, Dewalt, DA, Buse, J, Pignone, M, Rothman, RL. Development and validation of the Diabetes Numeracy Test (DNT). BMC Health Serv Res, 8, 96, 2008 PMCID:2390531

Huizinga, MM, Niswender, KD, Gebretsadik, T, Rothman, RL, Shintani, AK, Elasy, TA. Insulin use and weight maintenance in well-controlled type 2 diabetes: a prospective cohort study. Obesity (Silver Spring), 16(8), 1933-7, 2008 PMCID:2694404

Huizinga, MM, Pont, S, Rothman, RL, Perrin, E, Sanders, L, Beech, B. ABC''s and 123''s: Parental Literacy, Numeracy, and Childhood Obesity. Obes Manag, 4(3), 98-103, 2008 PMCID:2768375

Rothman, RL, Montori, VM, Cherrington, A, Pignone, MP. Perspective: the role of numeracy in health care. J Health Commun, 13(6), 583-95, 2008

Rothman, RL, Mulvaney, S, Elasy, TA, VanderWoude, A, Gebretsadik, T, Shintani, A, Potter, A, Russell, WE, Schlundt, D. Self-management behaviors, racial disparities, and glycemic control among adolescents with type 2 diabetes. Pediatrics, 121(4), e912-9, 2008

Cavanaugh K, White R, Rothman RL. Exploring Diabetes Disease Management Programs and a Novel Hybrid Model. Disease Management and Health Outcomes, 15(2), 73-82, 2007

Peterson, NB, Dwyer, KA, Mulvaney, SA, Dietrich, MS, Rothman, RL. The influence of health literacy on colorectal cancer screening knowledge, beliefs and behavior. J Natl Med Assoc, 99(10), 1105-12, 2007 PMCID:2574401

Stiles, RA, Deppen, SA, Figaro, MK, Gregg, WM, Jirjis, JN, Rothman, RL, Johnston, PE, Miller, RA, Dittus, RS, Speroff, T. Behind-the-scenes of patient-centered care: content analysis of electronic messaging among primary care clinic providers and staff. Med Care, 45(12), 1205-9, 2007

Wallston, KA, Rothman, RL, Cherrington, A. Psychometric properties of the Perceived Diabetes Self-Management Scale (PDSMS). J Behav Med, 30(5), 395-401, 2007

Huizinga MM, Rothman RL. Addressing the Diabetes Pandemic: A Comprehensive Approach. Indian Journal of Med Research, 2006.

DeWalt DA, Malone RM, Bryant ME, osnar MC, Corr KE, Rothman RL, Sueta CA, Pignone MP. A heart failure self-management program for patients of all literacy levels: A randomized, controlled trial. BMC Health Services Research(13 March 2006), 6:30, 2006

Huizinga MM, Shintani A, Michon S, Brown A, ...Rothman RL, et al... A Randomized Controlled Trial to Prevent Glycemic Relapse in Longitudinal Diabetes Care: Study Protocol (NCT00362193). Implementation Science, 1(1), 24, 2006

Mulvaney SA, Schlundt DG, Mudasiru E, Fleming M, Vanderwoude AM, Russell WE, Elasy TA, Rothman RL. Caregiver Perceptions of Caring for Adolescents with Type 2 Diabetes. Diabetes Care, (5)(May; 29), 993-7, 2006

Rothman, RL, Housam, R, Weiss, H, Davis, D, Gregory, R, Gebretsadik, T, Shintani, A, Elasy, TA. Patient understanding of food labels: the role of literacy and numeracy. Am J Prev Med, 31(5), 391-8, 2006

Rothman, RL, So, SA, Shin, J, Malone, RM, Bryant, B, Dewalt, DA, Pignone, MP, Dittus, RS. Labor characteristics and program costs of a successful diabetes disease management program. Am J Manag Care, 12(5), 277-83, 2006

Montori V, Rothman RL. Weakness in Numbers - The Challenge of Numeracy in Healthcare. Journal of General Internal Medicine, (11)(Nov;20), 1071-2, 2005

Rothman RL, Malone R, Bryant B, Shintani A, Crigler B, DeWalt D, Dittus RS Weinberger MW, Pignone MP. A Randomized Trial of Disease Management to Improve Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Glycated Hemoglobin in Patients with Diabetes . American Journal of Medicine, 118, 276-284, 2005

Rothman RL, Malone R, Bryant B, Shintani A, Crigler B, DeWalt D, Dittus RS, Weinberger MW, Pignone MP. A Randomized Trial of Disease Management to Improve Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Glycated Hemoglobin in Patients with Diabetes. , 118, 276-284, 2005

Rothman RL, Pignone M, Malone R, Bryant B, Wolfe C. The Spoken Knowledge in Low-Literacy in Diabetes (SKILLD) Test: A new scale of diabetes knowledge. The Diabetes Educator, (2)(Mar-Apr:31), 215-24, 2005

Rothman, RL, Elasy, TA. Can diabetes management programs create sustained improvements in disease outcomes. CMAJ, 173(12), 1467-8, 2005 PMCID:1316162

Rothman, RL, Malone, R, Bryant, B, Shintani, AK, Crigler, B, Dewalt, DA, Dittus, RS, Weinberger, M, Pignone, MP. A randomized trial of a primary care-based disease management program to improve cardiovascular risk factors and glycated hemoglobin levels in patients with diabetes. Am J Med, 118(3), 276-84, 2005

Rothman, RL, Malone, R, Bryant, B, Wolfe, C, Padgett, P, DeWalt, DA, Weinberger, M, Pignone, M. The Spoken Knowledge in Low Literacy in Diabetes scale: a diabetes knowledge scale for vulnerable patients. Diabetes Educ, 31(2), 215-24, 2005

DeWalt, DA, Pignone, M, Malone, R, Rawls, C, Kosnar, MC, George, G, Bryant, B, Rothman, RL, Angel, B. Development and pilot testing of a disease management program for low literacy patients with heart failure. Patient Educ Couns, 55(1), 78-86, 2004

Murff, HJ, Rothman, RL, Byrne, DW, Syngal, S. The impact of family history of diabetes on glucose testing and counseling behavior in primary care. Diabetes Care, 27(9), 2247-8, 2004

Rothman, R, Malone, R, Bryant, B, Horlen, C, DeWalt, D, Pignone, M. The relationship between literacy and glycemic control in a diabetes disease-management program. Diabetes Educ, 30(2), 263-73, 2004

Rothman, RL, DeWalt, DA, Malone, R, Bryant, B, Shintani, A, Crigler, B, Weinberger, M, Pignone, M. Influence of patient literacy on the effectiveness of a primary care-based diabetes disease management program. JAMA, 292(14), 1711-6, 2004

Rosenbloom, ST, Awad, J, Speroff, T, Elkin, PL, Rothman, R, Spickard, A, Peterson, J, Bauer, BA, Wahner-Roedler, DL, Lee, M, Gregg, WM, Johnson, KB, Jirjis, J, Erlbaum, MS, Carter, JS, Lincoln, MJ, Brown, SH. Adequacy of representation of the National Drug File Reference Terminology Physiologic Effects reference hierarchy for commonly prescribed medications. AMIA Annu Symp Proc, 569-78, 2003 PMCID:1480331

Rothman R, Malone R, Bryant B, Horlen C, Pignone M. Pharmacist-ledm orunart care-based disease management improves hemoglobin A1c in high-risk patients with diabetes. Am J Med Qual, (2)(Mar-Apr;18), 51-8, 2003

Rothman, R, Owens, T, Simel, DL. Does this child have acute otitis media. JAMA, 290(12), 1633-40, 2003

Rothman, Russell, Malone, Robb, Bryant, Betsy, Horlen, Cheryl, Pignone, Michael. Pharmacist-led, primary care-based disease management improves hemoglobin A1c in high-risk patients with diabetes. Am J Med Qual, 18(2), 51-8, 2003

Horlen C, Malone R, Bryant B, DeWalt D, Pignone M. Frequency of inappropriate metformin prescriptions. JAMA, (19)(May 15;287), 2504-5, 2002

Horlen, Cheryl, Malone, Robb, Bryant, Betsy, Dennis, Betty, Carey, Tim, Pignone, Mike, Rothman, Russell. Frequency of inappropriate metformin prescriptions. JAMA, 287(19), 2504-5, 2002

Perrin E, Rothmman RL, Coyne-Beasley T, Ford C, Bordley WC. Is weekly iron and folic acid supplementation as effective as daily supplementation for decreasing incidence of anemia in adolescent girls? . Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med, 156, 128-30, 2002

Perrin, Eliana, Rothman, Russell, Coyne-Beasley, Tamera, Ford, Carol, Bordley, W Clayton. Is weekly iron and folic acid supplementation as effective as daily supplementation for decreasing incidence of anemia in adolescent girls?. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med, 156(2), 128-30, 2002

Rothman R, Malone R, Bryant B, DeWalt D, Pignone M. Health literacy and diabetic control. JAMA, (21)(288), 2687-8, 2002

Rothman RL, Weinberger M. The Role of Pharmacists in Clinical Care - Where Do We Go From Here?. Effective Clinical Practice, (2)(Mar-Apr 5), 91-4, 2002

Rothman, Russell, Malone, Robb, Bryant, Betsy, Dewalt, Darren, Pignone, Michael. Health literacy and diabetic control. JAMA, 288(21), 2687-8, 2002

Rothman, Russell, Weinberger, Morris. The role of pharmacists in clinical care: where do we go from here?. Eff Clin Pract, 5(2), 91-4, 2002


Postdoctoral Position Available
N/A

Postdoctoral Position Details
N/A

Updated Date
06/24/2011