Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

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

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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

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.


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