Elizabeth A Phelan

Summary

Publications

  1. pmc Older adults' perceptions of clinical fall prevention programs: a qualitative study
    Rebecca Calhoun
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Aging Res 2011:867341. 2011
  2. pmc Association of incident dementia with hospitalizations
    Elizabeth A Phelan
    Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104 2499, USA
    JAMA 307:165-72. 2012
  3. ncbi Delivering effective primary care to older adults: a randomized, controlled trial of the senior resource team at group health cooperative
    Elizabeth A Phelan
    Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1748-56. 2007
  4. pmc A five state dissemination of a community-based disability prevention program for older adults
    Elizabeth A Phelan
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104 2499, USA
    Clin Interv Aging 1:267-74. 2006
  5. pmc Translating a community-based motivational support program to increase physical activity among older adults with diabetes at community clinics: a pilot study of Physical Activity for a Lifetime of Success (PALS)
    Odette Batik
    Puget Sound Neighborhood Health Centers, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A18. 2008
  6. pmc Health care costs and participation in a community-based health promotion program for older adults
    Charles Mayer
    University of Washington Health Promotion Research Center, Department of Health Services, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 7:A38. 2010
  7. doi A longitudinal analysis of total 3-year healthcare costs for older adults who experience a fall requiring medical care
    Alex A Bohl
    Health Promotion Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98105, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:853-60. 2010
  8. pmc A comparison of how generalists and fellowship-trained geriatricians provide "geriatric" care
    Elizabeth A Phelan
    Department of Medicine, Divisions of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1807-11. 2008
  9. pmc Translating a multifactorial fall prevention intervention into practice: a controlled evaluation of a fall prevention clinic
    Meghann Moore
    Divisions of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, 325 9th Avenue, Box 359755, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:357-63. 2010
  10. doi Understanding older adults' motivators and barriers to participating in organized programs supporting exercise behaviors
    Kelly Biedenweg
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Prim Prev 35:1-11. 2014

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. pmc Older adults' perceptions of clinical fall prevention programs: a qualitative study
    Rebecca Calhoun
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Aging Res 2011:867341. 2011
    ..Conclusions. Interventions targeted at a high-risk group need to address individual beliefs as well as structural and social factors (transportation issues, social networks) to enhance participation...
  2. pmc Association of incident dementia with hospitalizations
    Elizabeth A Phelan
    Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104 2499, USA
    JAMA 307:165-72. 2012
    ..New evidence is needed to determine whether some admissions of persons with dementia might be potentially preventable...
  3. ncbi Delivering effective primary care to older adults: a randomized, controlled trial of the senior resource team at group health cooperative
    Elizabeth A Phelan
    Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1748-56. 2007
    ..To assess the effect of a team of geriatrics specialists on the practice style of primary care providers (PCPs) and the functioning of their patients aged 75 and older...
  4. pmc A five state dissemination of a community-based disability prevention program for older adults
    Elizabeth A Phelan
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104 2499, USA
    Clin Interv Aging 1:267-74. 2006
    ..To describe challenges in disseminating the Health Enhancement Program (HEP), a community-based disability prevention program for community dwelling elders, and to examine program effectiveness in geographically dispersed sites...
  5. pmc Translating a community-based motivational support program to increase physical activity among older adults with diabetes at community clinics: a pilot study of Physical Activity for a Lifetime of Success (PALS)
    Odette Batik
    Puget Sound Neighborhood Health Centers, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A18. 2008
    ..Regular physical activity is an important goal for elders with chronic health conditions...
  6. pmc Health care costs and participation in a community-based health promotion program for older adults
    Charles Mayer
    University of Washington Health Promotion Research Center, Department of Health Services, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 7:A38. 2010
    ..A previous randomized controlled trial demonstrated a decrease in inpatient use for EW participants but did not evaluate health care costs. We assessed the effect of EW participation on health care costs...
  7. doi A longitudinal analysis of total 3-year healthcare costs for older adults who experience a fall requiring medical care
    Alex A Bohl
    Health Promotion Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98105, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:853-60. 2010
    ....
  8. pmc A comparison of how generalists and fellowship-trained geriatricians provide "geriatric" care
    Elizabeth A Phelan
    Department of Medicine, Divisions of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1807-11. 2008
    ..To determine whether outpatient care provided to older patients by fellowship-trained geriatricians is distinguishable from that provided by generalists...
  9. pmc Translating a multifactorial fall prevention intervention into practice: a controlled evaluation of a fall prevention clinic
    Meghann Moore
    Divisions of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, 325 9th Avenue, Box 359755, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:357-63. 2010
    ....
  10. doi Understanding older adults' motivators and barriers to participating in organized programs supporting exercise behaviors
    Kelly Biedenweg
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Prim Prev 35:1-11. 2014
    ..Certain program features also influence participation. Thoughtful marketing that involves a variety of messages and mechanisms is essential to successful program recruitment and continued attendance. ..
  11. ncbi Longitudinal change in positive affect in community-dwelling older persons
    Brenda F Kurland
    Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:1846-53. 2006
    ..To determine whether positive affect, defined as emotional contentment and happiness, remains stable in late life and to identify predictors of longitudinal change in positive affect...
  12. ncbi Effects of provider practice on functional independence in older adults
    Elizabeth A Phelan
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1233-9. 2004
    ..To examine provider determinants of new-onset disability in basic activities of daily living (ADLs) in community-dwelling elderly...
  13. ncbi Promoting health and preventing disability in older adults: lessons from intervention studies carried out through an academic-community partnership
    Elizabeth A Phelan
    The Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle 98104, USA
    Fam Community Health 26:214-20. 2003
    ..The iterative nature of research and programming that is carried out as part of this partnership is described...
  14. pmc Evaluation of a telephone-based physical activity promotion program for disadvantaged older adults
    Kristen Hammerback
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 9:E62. 2012
    ....
  15. ncbi Activities of daily living function and disability in older adults in a randomized trial of the health enhancement program
    Elizabeth A Phelan
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, University of Washington, 325 9th Avenue, Box 359755, Seattle, WA 98104 2499, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 59:838-43. 2004
    ..Little is known about ways by which ADL disability can be prevented or reversed. The authors evaluated the efficacy of the Health Enhancement Program in preventing and reducing ADL disability in community-dwelling older adults...
  16. pmc Community-based "powerful tools" intervention enhances health of caregivers
    Chang Won Won
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, 325 9th Avenue, Box 359755, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 46:89-100. 2008
    ..Health-risk behaviors were reduced and self-care and psychological well-being improved significantly, overall and for each stratum of age (> or =65 years of age versus <65)...
  17. pmc Mobility and aging: new directions for public health action
    William A Satariano
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:1508-15. 2012
    ..New strategies for research, practice, and policy are needed to move beyond categorical promotion programs in walking and driving to establish a comprehensive program to enhance safe mobility in all its forms...
  18. ncbi Older adults' views of "successful aging"--how do they compare with researchers' definitions?
    Elizabeth A Phelan
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:211-6. 2004
    ..To determine whether older adults have thought about aging and aging successfully and to compare their perceptions of successful aging with attributes of successful aging identified in the published literature...
  19. doi Consultancies: a model for interdisciplinary training and mentoring of junior faculty investigators
    Julia L Herbert
    University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, USA
    Acad Med 86:866-71. 2011
    ..Their responses suggest that the consultancy format may stimulate the formation of new interdisciplinary mentoring relationships and foster cross-disciplinary collaborations...
  20. ncbi Education modifies the effect of apolipoprotein epsilon 4 on cognitive decline
    Marie Florence Shadlen
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington School of Medicine, 325 9th Avenue, Box 359755, Seattle, WA 98104 2499, USA
    Neurobiol Aging 26:17-24. 2005
    ..To assess the influence of education on the association between apolipoprotein E and cognitive change...
  21. pmc Implementing group medical visits for older adults at group health cooperative
    Martin D Levine
    Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, WA 98115, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:168-72. 2010
    ..Possible explanations for these divergent results may have to do with differences between those who participated and differences between the two delivery systems...
  22. ncbi Outcomes of a community-based dissemination of the health enhancement program
    Elizabeth A Phelan
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Seatle, Washington 98104, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:1519-24. 2002
    ..We sought to evaluate the effectiveness of the program in its dissemination phase...