David Thom, MD, PhD, MPH

TitleProfessor Emeritus
InstitutionUniversity of California San Francisco
DepartmentFamily Community Medicine
Address1001 Potrero Ave, SFGH 80
San Francisco CA 94110
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    University of Washington School of Public HealthPhD1991Epidemiology
    University of Washington School of Public HealthMPH1989Epidemiology
    University of California San Francisco (Santa Rosa Program)Residency 1986Family Medicine
    University of California San DiegoM.D.1983Medicine
    Stanford UniversityBA1979Human Biology

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    I retired on July 1, 2018 and am now Professor Emeritus of Family and Community Medicine. My interest in patient-centered health care spans over 20 years and includes research in several areas, including patient trust, patient preferences, shared decision making, cultural competency, and health coaching. I have been a PI or co-PI for over a dozen studies, both quantitative and qualitative, using observational and clinical trial designs. My recent work has been in the evaluation of models of health coaching for under-served patients with chronic disease. I am the PI of a randomized controlled trial of health coaching for low-income, vulnerable patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

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    NIH P50DK064538Sep 30, 2002 - Jul 31, 2013
    Role: Co-Investigator
    NIH/NIDDK R01DK053335Sep 29, 1998 - Jul 31, 2005
    Role: Principal Investigator
    NIH/NHLBI F32HL008194Mar 27, 1990
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Komaromy M, Ceballos V, Zurawski A, Bodenheimer T, Thom D, Arora S. Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes (ECHO): a new model for community health worker training and support. J Public Health Policy. 2017 Dec 20. PMID: 29263437.
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    2. Johnson C, Saba G, Wolf J, Gardner H, Thom D. What do health coaches do? Direct observation of health coach activities during medical and patient-health coach visits at 3 federally qualified health centers. Patient Educ Couns. 2017 Nov 26. PMID: 29195719.
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    3. Huang B, Willard-Grace R, De Vore D, Wolf J, Chirinos C, Tsao S, Hessler D, Su G, Thom D. Health coaching to improve self-management and quality of life for low income patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD): protocol for a randomized controlled trial. BMC Pulm Med. 2017 Jun 09; 17(1):90. PMID: 28599636.
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    4. Thom D, Wolf J, Gardner H, DeVore D, Lin M, Ma A, Ibarra-Castro A, Saba G. A Qualitative Study of How Health Coaches Support Patients in Making Health-Related Decisions and Behavioral Changes. Ann Fam Med. 2016 11; 14(6):509-516. PMID: 28376437.
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    5. Sharma AE, Willard-Grace R, Hessler D, Bodenheimer T, Thom D. What Happens After Health Coaching? Observational Study 1 Year Following a Randomized Controlled Trial. Ann Fam Med. 2016 05; 14(3):200-7. PMID: 27184989.
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    6. Wagner TH, Willard-Grace R, Chen E, Bodenheimer T, Thom D. Costs for a health coaching intervention for chronic care management. Am J Manag Care. 2016 Apr 01; 22(4):e141-6. PMID: 27143350.
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    7. Thom D, Hessler D, Willard-Grace R, DeVore D, Prado C, Bodenheimer T, Chen EH. Health coaching by medical assistants improves patients' chronic care experience. Am J Manag Care. 2015 Oct; 21(10):685-91. PMID: 26633093.
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    8. Duralde ER, Walter LC, Van Den Eeden SK, Nakagawa S, Subak LL, Brown JS, Thom D, Huang AJ. Bridging the gap: determinants of undiagnosed or untreated urinary incontinence in women. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2016 Feb; 214(2):266.e1-266.e9. PMID: 26348382; PMCID: PMC4830485 [Available on 02/01/17].
    9. Goldman ML, Ghorob A, Hessler D, Yamamoto R, Thom D, Bodenheimer T. Are Low-Income Peer Health Coaches Able to Master and Utilize Evidence-Based Health Coaching? Ann Fam Med. 2015 Aug; 13 Suppl 1:S36-41. PMID: 26304970; PMCID: PMC4648140.
    10. Dubé K, Willard-Grace R, O'Connell B, DeVore D, Prado C, Bodenheimer T, Hessler D, Thom D. Clinician perspectives on working with health coaches: A mixed methods approach. Fam Syst Health. 2015 Sep; 33(3):213-21. PMID: 25751177.
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    11. Willard-Grace R, Chen EH, Hessler D, DeVore D, Prado C, Bodenheimer T, Thom D. Health coaching by medical assistants to improve control of diabetes, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia in low-income patients: a randomized controlled trial. Ann Fam Med. 2015 Mar; 13(2):130-8. PMID: 25755034; PMCID: PMC4369595.
    12. Huang AJ, Gregorich SE, Kuppermann M, Nakagawa S, Van Den Eeden SK, Brown JS, Richter HE, Walter LC, Thom D, Stewart AL. Day-to-Day Impact of Vaginal Aging questionnaire: a multidimensional measure of the impact of vaginal symptoms on functioning and well-being in postmenopausal women. Menopause. 2015 Feb; 22(2):144-54. PMID: 24983271; PMCID: PMC4280352.
    13. Thom D, Willard-Grace R, Hessler D, DeVore D, Prado C, Bodenheimer T, Chen E. The impact of health coaching on medication adherence in patients with poorly controlled diabetes, hypertension, and/or hyperlipidemia: a randomized controlled trial. J Am Board Fam Med. 2015 Jan-Feb; 28(1):38-45. PMID: 25567821.
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    14. Hsu A, Nakagawa S, Walter LC, Van Den Eeden SK, Brown JS, Thom D, Lee SJ, Huang AJ. The burden of nocturia among middle-aged and older women. Obstet Gynecol. 2015 Jan; 125(1):35-43. PMID: 25560101; PMCID: PMC4286307.
    15. Appa AA, Creasman J, Brown JS, Van Den Eeden SK, Thom D, Subak LL, Huang AJ. The impact of multimorbidity on sexual function in middle-aged and older women: beyond the single disease perspective. J Sex Med. 2014 Nov; 11(11):2744-55. PMID: 25146458.
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    16. Thom D, Hessler D, Willard-Grace R, Bodenheimer T, Najmabadi A, Araujo C, Chen EH. Does health coaching change patients' trust in their primary care provider? Patient Educ Couns. 2014 Jul; 96(1):135-8. PMID: 24776175.
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    17. Rogers EA, Hessler DM, Bodenheimer TS, Ghorob A, Vittinghoff E, Thom D. Diabetes peer coaching: do "better patients" make better coaches? Diabetes Educ. 2014 Jan-Feb; 40(1):107-15. PMID: 24258250.
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    18. Fehniger JE, Brown JS, Creasman JM, Van Den Eeden SK, Thom D, Subak LL, Huang AJ. Childbirth and female sexual function later in life. Obstet Gynecol. 2013 Nov; 122(5):988-97. PMID: 24104776; PMCID: PMC3813451.
    19. Appa AA, Brown JS, Creasman J, Van Den Eeden SK, Subak LL, Thom D, Ferrara A, Huang AJ. Clinical predictors and significance of postvoid residual volume in women with diabetes. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2013 Aug; 101(2):164-9. PMID: 23773505; PMCID: PMC3742560.
    20. Thom D, Ghorob A, Hessler D, De Vore D, Chen E, Bodenheimer TA. Impact of peer health coaching on glycemic control in low-income patients with diabetes: a randomized controlled trial. Ann Fam Med. 2013 Mar-Apr; 11(2):137-44. PMID: 23508600; PMCID: PMC3601392.
    21. Willard-Grace R, DeVore D, Chen EH, Hessler D, Bodenheimer T, Thom D. The effectiveness of medical assistant health coaching for low-income patients with uncontrolled diabetes, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia: protocol for a randomized controlled trial and baseline characteristics of the study population. BMC Fam Pract. 2013 Feb 23; 14:27. PMID: 23433349; PMCID: PMC3616979.
    22. Moskowitz D, Thom D, Hessler D, Ghorob A, Bodenheimer T. Peer coaching to improve diabetes self-management: which patients benefit most? J Gen Intern Med. 2013 Jul; 28(7):938-42. PMID: 23404203; PMCID: PMC3682027.
    23. Imhoff LR, Brown JS, Creasman JM, Subak LL, Van den Eeden SK, Thom D, Varma MG, Huang AJ. Fecal incontinence decreases sexual quality of life, but does not prevent sexual activity in women. Dis Colon Rectum. 2012 Oct; 55(10):1059-65. PMID: 22965405; PMCID: PMC3720983.
    24. Copeland KL, Brown JS, Creasman JM, Van Den Eeden SK, Subak LL, Thom D, Ferrara A, Huang AJ. Diabetes mellitus and sexual function in middle-aged and older women. Obstet Gynecol. 2012 Aug; 120(2 Pt 1):331-40. PMID: 22825093; PMCID: PMC3404429.
    25. Shore WB, Muller J, Thom D, Mergendoller J, Saba GW. Analysis of clerkship student-patient interviews in underserved clinics. Fam Med. 2012 Jul-Aug; 44(7):508-13. PMID: 22791537.
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    26. Margolius D, Bodenheimer T, Bennett H, Wong J, Ngo V, Padilla G, Thom D. Health coaching to improve hypertension treatment in a low-income, minority population. Ann Fam Med. 2012 May-Jun; 10(3):199-205. PMID: 22585883; PMCID: PMC3354968.
    27. Hilton JF, Barkoff L, Chang O, Halperin L, Ratanawongsa N, Sarkar U, Leykin Y, Muñoz RF, Thom D, Kahn JS. A cross-sectional study of barriers to personal health record use among patients attending a safety-net clinic. PLoS One. 2012; 7(2):e31888. PMID: 22363761; PMCID: PMC3282785.
    28. Bradley CS, Brown JS, Van Den Eeden SK, Schembri M, Ragins A, Thom D. Urinary incontinence self-report questions: reproducibility and agreement with bladder diary. Int Urogynecol J. 2011 Dec; 22(12):1565-71. PMID: 21796472; PMCID: PMC3807739.
    29. Thom D, Brown JS, Schembri M, Ragins AI, Creasman JM, Van Den Eeden SK. Parturition events and risk of urinary incontinence in later life. Neurourol Urodyn. 2011 Nov; 30(8):1456-61. PMID: 21780171; PMCID: PMC3197896.
    30. Ghorob A, Vivas MM, De Vore D, Ngo V, Bodenheimer T, Chen E, Thom D. The effectiveness of peer health coaching in improving glycemic control among low-income patients with diabetes: protocol for a randomized controlled trial. BMC Public Health. 2011 Apr 01; 11:208. PMID: 21457567; PMCID: PMC3082244.
    31. Moskowitz D, Thom D, Guzman D, Penko J, Miaskowski C, Kushel M. Is primary care providers' trust in socially marginalized patients affected by race? J Gen Intern Med. 2011 Aug; 26(8):846-51. PMID: 21394422; PMCID: PMC3138986.
    32. Thom D, Wong ST, Guzman D, Wu A, Penko J, Miaskowski C, Kushel M. Physician trust in the patient: development and validation of a new measure. Ann Fam Med. 2011 Mar-Apr; 9(2):148-54. PMID: 21403142; PMCID: PMC3056863.
    33. Thom D, Rortveit G. Prevalence of postpartum urinary incontinence: a systematic review. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 2010 Dec; 89(12):1511-22. PMID: 21050146.
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    34. Rortveit G, Subak LL, Thom D, Creasman JM, Vittinghoff E, Van Den Eeden SK, Brown JS. Urinary incontinence, fecal incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse in a population-based, racially diverse cohort: prevalence and risk factors. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2010 Sep; 16(5):278-83. PMID: 22453506; PMCID: PMC4976795.
    35. Schwarz EB, Brown JS, Creasman JM, Stuebe A, McClure CK, Van Den Eeden SK, Thom D. Lactation and maternal risk of type 2 diabetes: a population-based study. Am J Med. 2010 Sep; 123(9):863.e1-6. PMID: 20800156; PMCID: PMC2930900.
    36. Chen EH, Thom D, Hessler DM, Phengrasamy L, Hammer H, Saba G, Bodenheimer T. Using the Teamlet Model to improve chronic care in an academic primary care practice. J Gen Intern Med. 2010 Sep; 25 Suppl 4:S610-4. PMID: 20737236; PMCID: PMC2940441.
    37. Doshi AM, Van Den Eeden SK, Morrill MY, Schembri M, Thom D, Brown JS. Women with diabetes: understanding urinary incontinence and help seeking behavior. J Urol. 2010 Oct; 184(4):1402-7. PMID: 20727547; PMCID: PMC2939193.
    38. Thom D, Brown JS, Schembri M, Ragins AI, Subak LL, Van Den Eeden SK. Incidence of and risk factors for change in urinary incontinence status in a prospective cohort of middle-aged and older women: the reproductive risk of incontinence study in Kaiser. J Urol. 2010 Oct; 184(4):1394-401. PMID: 20727544; PMCID: PMC2939171.
    39. Rittenhouse DR, Thom D, Schmittdiel JA. Developing a policy-relevant research agenda for the patient-centered medical home: a focus on outcomes. J Gen Intern Med. 2010 Jun; 25(6):593-600. PMID: 20467908; PMCID: PMC2869424.
    40. Kahn JS, Hilton JF, Van Nunnery T, Leasure S, Bryant KM, Hare CB, Thom D. Personal health records in a public hospital: experience at the HIV/AIDS clinic at San Francisco General Hospital. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2010 Mar-Apr; 17(2):224-8. PMID: 20190069; PMCID: PMC3000777.
    41. Bennett H, Laird K, Margolius D, Ngo V, Thom D, Bodenheimer T. The effectiveness of health coaching, home blood pressure monitoring, and home-titration in controlling hypertension among low-income patients: protocol for a randomized controlled trial. BMC Public Health. 2009 Dec 10; 9:456. PMID: 20003300; PMCID: PMC2797520.
    42. Whitcomb EL, Rortveit G, Brown JS, Creasman JM, Thom D, Van Den Eeden SK, Subak LL. Racial differences in pelvic organ prolapse. Obstet Gynecol. 2009 Dec; 114(6):1271-7. PMID: 19935029; PMCID: PMC2879888.
    43. Huang AJ, Subak LL, Thom D, Van Den Eeden SK, Ragins AI, Kuppermann M, Shen H, Brown JS. Sexual function and aging in racially and ethnically diverse women. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2009 Aug; 57(8):1362-8. PMID: 19558473; PMCID: PMC2749599.
    44. Frick AC, Huang AJ, Van den Eeden SK, Knight SK, Creasman JM, Yang J, Ragins AI, Thom D, Brown JS. Mixed urinary incontinence: greater impact on quality of life. J Urol. 2009 Aug; 182(2):596-600. PMID: 19535107; PMCID: PMC2746250.
    45. Thom D. Epidemiology of urinary incontinence in women. Abrams P, Cardozo L, Khoury S, Wein A (ed.):. Epidemiology of urinary incontinence in women. 2009; 37-111.
    46. Stepanikova I, Cook KS, Thom D, Kramer RM, Mollborn SB.Who Can We Trust?: How Groups, Networks, and Institutions Make Trust Possible; Cook KS, Levi M, Hardin R (Eds). Trust in Managed Care Settings: Physicians' Perspective. 2009.
    47. Mahoney MR, Sterkenburg C, Thom D, Goldschmidt RH. African-American clinicians providing HIV care: the experience of the National HIV/AIDS Clinicians' Consultation Center. J Natl Med Assoc. 2008 Jul; 100(7):779-82. PMID: 18672554.
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    48. Varma MG, Hart SL, Brown JS, Creasman JM, Van Den Eeden SK, Thom D. Obstructive defecation in middle-aged women. Dig Dis Sci. 2008 Oct; 53(10):2702-9. PMID: 18340532; PMCID: PMC3030249.
    49. Hill-Sakurai LE, Muller J, Thom D. Complementary and alternative medicine for menopause: a qualitative analysis of women's decision making. J Gen Intern Med. 2008 May; 23(5):619-22. PMID: 18299942; PMCID: PMC2324155.
    50. Thom D. Invited commentary: the contribution of the BACH Survey to the epidemiology of urinary incontinence. Am J Epidemiol. 2008 Feb 15; 167(4):400-3; author reply 404-5. PMID: 18182377.
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    51. Subak L, Van Den Eeden S, Thom D, Creasman JM, Brown JS. Urinary incontinence in women: Direct costs of routine care. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2007 Dec; 197(6):596.e1-9. PMID: 17880904.
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    52. Rortveit G, Brown JS, Thom D, Van Den Eeden SK, Creasman JM, Subak LL. Symptomatic pelvic organ prolapse: prevalence and risk factors in a population-based, racially diverse cohort. Obstet Gynecol. 2007 Jun; 109(6):1396-403. PMID: 17540813.
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    53. Huang AJ, Brown JS, Thom D, Fink HA, Yaffe K. Urinary incontinence in older community-dwelling women: the role of cognitive and physical function decline. Obstet Gynecol. 2007 Apr; 109(4):909-16. PMID: 17400853.
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    54. Hopkins LM, Caughey AB, Brown JS, Wassel Fyr CL, Creasman JM, Vittinghoff E, Van den Eeden SK, Thom D. Concordance of chart abstraction and patient recall of intrapartum variables up to 53 years later. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2007 Mar; 196(3):233.e1-6. PMID: 17346533; PMCID: PMC2882204.
    55. Meites E, Thom D. Telephone counseling improves smoking cessation rates. Am Fam Physician. 2007 Mar 01; 75(5):650. PMID: 17375510.
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    56. Stothers L, Thom D, Calhoun E.Urologic Diseases in America; Litwin MS, Saigal CS, eds. Urinary Incontinence in Men. 2007; 105-133.
    57. Nygaard I, Thom D. Urologic Diseases in America; Litwin MS, Saigal CS, eds. Urinary Incontinence in Women. 2007; 69-103.
    58. Stepanikova I, Mollborn S, Cook KS, Thom D, Kramer RM. Patients' race, ethnicity, language, and trust in a physician. J Health Soc Behav. 2006 Dec; 47(4):390-405. PMID: 17240927.
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    59. Anger JT, Saigal CS, Stothers L, Thom D, Rodríguez LV, Litwin MS. The prevalence of urinary incontinence among community dwelling men: results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination survey. J Urol. 2006 Nov; 176(5):2103-8; discussion 2108. PMID: 17070268.
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    60. Huang AJ, Brown JS, Kanaya AM, Creasman JM, Ragins AI, Van Den Eeden SK, Thom D. Quality-of-life impact and treatment of urinary incontinence in ethnically diverse older women. Arch Intern Med. 2006 Oct 09; 166(18):2000-6. PMID: 17030834.
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    61. Thom D, Tirado MD. Development and validation of a patient-reported measure of physician cultural competency. Med Care Res Rev. 2006 Oct; 63(5):636-55. PMID: 16954311.
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    62. Thom D, Tirado MD, Woon TL, McBride MR. Development and evaluation of a cultural competency training curriculum. BMC Med Educ. 2006 Jul 26; 6:38. PMID: 16872504; PMCID: PMC1555583.
    63. Varma MG, Brown JS, Creasman JM, Thom D, Van Den Eeden SK, Beattie MS, Subak LL. Fecal incontinence in females older than aged 40 years: who is at risk? Dis Colon Rectum. 2006 Jun; 49(6):841-51. PMID: 16741640; PMCID: PMC1557355.
    64. Addis IB, Van Den Eeden SK, Wassel-Fyr CL, Vittinghoff E, Brown JS, Thom D. Sexual activity and function in middle-aged and older women. Obstet Gynecol. 2006 Apr; 107(4):755-64. PMID: 16582109; PMCID: PMC1557393.
    65. Fitzgerald MP, Thom D, Wassel-Fyr C, Subak L, Brubaker L, Van Den Eeden SK, Brown JS. Childhood urinary symptoms predict adult overactive bladder symptoms. J Urol. 2006 Mar; 175(3 Pt 1):989-93. PMID: 16469599; PMCID: PMC1820589.
    66. Thom D, van den Eeden SK, Ragins AI, Wassel-Fyr C, Vittinghof E, Subak LL, Brown JS. Differences in prevalence of urinary incontinence by race/ethnicity. J Urol. 2006 Jan; 175(1):259-64. PMID: 16406923; PMCID: PMC1557354.
    67. Thom D, Nygaard IE, Calhoun EA. Urologic diseases in America project: urinary incontinence in women-national trends in hospitalizations, office visits, treatment and economic impact. J Urol. 2005 Apr; 173(4):1295-301. PMID: 15758785.
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    68. Stothers L, Thom D, Calhoun E. Urologic diseases in America project: urinary incontinence in males--demographics and economic burden. J Urol. 2005 Apr; 173(4):1302-8. PMID: 15758786.
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    69. Thom D, Haugen J, Sommers PS, Lovett P. Description and evaluation of an EBM curriculum using a block rotation. BMC Med Educ. 2004 Oct 11; 4:19. PMID: 15476556; PMCID: PMC524496.
    70. Thom D, Hall MA, Pawlson LG. Measuring patients' trust in physicians when assessing quality of care. Health Aff (Millwood). 2004 Jul-Aug; 23(4):124-32. PMID: 15318572.
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    71. Thom D, Kravitz RL, Kelly-Reif S, Sprinkle RV, Hopkins JR, Rubenstein LV. A new instrument to measure appropriateness of services in primary care. Int J Qual Health Care. 2004 Apr; 16(2):133-40. PMID: 15051707.
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    72. Cook K, Kramer R, Thom D, Stepanikova I, Bailey S, in Cooper R.Trust and Distrust in Organizational Contexts: Enduring Questions, Emerging Perspectives. Trust and Distrust in Patient-Physician Relationships: Perceived Determinants of High and Low Trust Relationships in Managed Care Settings. 2004.
    73. Holloway RG, Vickrey BG, Thom D. Neruoepidemiology: From Principals to Practice. Evidence-based medicine. 2004; 435-49.
    74. Hunskaar S, Burgio K, Clark A, Lapitan MC, Nelson R, Sillen U, Thom D. Epidemiology of faecal and urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse. 2004; 255-312.
    75. Valenzuela GA, Mata JE, Mata AS, Gabali C, Gaona E, Thom D, LeBaron S. Knowledge and beliefs regarding type 2 diabetes mellitus in rural Mexico. Ethn Health. 2003 Nov; 8(4):353-60. PMID: 14660126.
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    76. Kravitz RL, Bell RA, Azari R, Kelly-Reif S, Krupat E, Thom D. Direct observation of requests for clinical services in office practice: what do patients want and do they get it? Arch Intern Med. 2003 Jul 28; 163(14):1673-81. PMID: 12885682.
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    77. Karter AJ, Thom D, Liu J, Moffet HH, Ferrara A, Selby JV. Use of antibiotics is not associated with decreased risk of myocardial infarction among patients with diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2003 Jul; 26(7):2100-6. PMID: 12832320.
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    78. Brown JS, Nyberg LM, Kusek JW, Burgio KL, Diokno AC, Foldspang A, Fultz NH, Herzog AR, Hunskaar S, Milsom I, Nygaard I, Subak LL, Thom D. Proceedings of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases International Symposium on Epidemiologic Issues in Urinary Incontinence in Women. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2003 Jun; 188(6):S77-88. PMID: 12825024.
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    79. Hsu J, Schmittdiel J, Krupat E, Stein T, Thom D, Fireman B, Selby J. Patient choice. A randomized controlled trial of provider selection. J Gen Intern Med. 2003 May; 18(5):319-25. PMID: 12795729; PMCID: PMC1494866.
    80. Witherell HL, Smith KL, Friedman GD, Ley C, Thom D, Orentreich N, Vogelman JH, Parsonnet J. C-reactive protein, Helicobacter pylori, Chlamydia pneumoniae, cytomegalovirus and risk for myocardial infarction. Ann Epidemiol. 2003 Mar; 13(3):170-7. PMID: 12604160.
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    81. Bell RA, Kravitz RL, Thom D, Krupat E, Azari R. Unmet expectations for care and the patient-physician relationship. J Gen Intern Med. 2002 Nov; 17(11):817-24. PMID: 12406352; PMCID: PMC1495125.
    82. Thom D, Kravitz RL, Bell RA, Krupat E, Azari R. Patient trust in the physician: relationship to patient requests. Fam Pract. 2002 Oct; 19(5):476-83. PMID: 12356698.
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    83. Every N, Hallstrom A, McDonald KM, Parsons L, Thom D, Weaver D, Hlatky MA. Risk of sudden versus nonsudden cardiac death in patients with coronary artery disease. Am Heart J. 2002 Sep; 144(3):390-6. PMID: 12228774.
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    84. Brown JS, Waetjen LE, Subak LL, Thom D, Van den Eeden S, Vittinghoff E. Pelvic organ prolapse surgery in the United States, 1997. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2002 Apr; 186(4):712-6. PMID: 11967496.
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    85. Kravitz RL, Bell RA, Azari R, Krupat E, Kelly-Reif S, Thom D. Request fulfillment in office practice: antecedents and relationship to outcomes. Med Care. 2002 Jan; 40(1):38-51. PMID: 11748425.
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    86. Thom D. Antibiotic use and occlusive stroke: weighing a negative result. Am J Med. 2001 Oct 01; 111(5):409-11. PMID: 11583648.
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    87. Thom D, Yeo G, LeBaron S. Structured student interviews of elders at home during a family practice clerkship. Acad Med. 1995 May; 70(5):446-7. PMID: 7748416.
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    88. Grayston JT, Thom D, Kuo C-C, Campbell LA, Wang S-P.Chlamydial Infections: Proceedings of the Eighth International Symposium on Human Chlamydial Infections. Chlamydia pneumoniae (TWAR) and atherosclerosis. 1994.
    89. Thom D, Grayston JT: .The 5-Minute Clinical Consult. Chlamydia pneumoniae. 1994.
    90. Thom D. The 5-Minute Clinical Consult. Psittacosis. 1993.
    91. Thom D, Wang SP, Grayston JT, Siscovick DS, Stewart DK, Kronmal RA, Weiss NS. Chlamydia pneumoniae strain TWAR antibody and angiographically demonstrated coronary artery disease. Arterioscler Thromb. 1991 May-Jun; 11(3):547-51. PMID: 2029495.
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    92. Grayston JT, Thom D. The chlamydial pneumonias. Curr Clin Top Infect Dis. 1991; 11:1-18. PMID: 1867764.
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    93. Thom D, Wang SP, Stewart DK, Grayston JT.Chlamydial Infection: Proceedings of the Seventh International Symposium on Human Chlamydial Infections; : Bowie WR, et al (eds). Chlamydia pneumoniae strain TWAR antibody and angiographically demonstrated coronary artery disease. 1990; 453-456.
    94. Thom D, Grayston JT.Conn's Current Therapy; Rakel RE (ed). Psittacosis. 1990; 100-101.
    95. Thom D, Grayston JT.Conn's Current Therapy; Rakel RE (ed). Psittacosis. 1989; 86-88.
    96. Alhadeff JA, Thom D, Holzinger RT. Activity levels and properties of acid alpha-glucosidase from liver and neutral alpha-glucosidase from sera of cystic fibrosis patients and controls. Clin Chim Acta. 1981 Dec 09; 117(2):227-37. PMID: 7030525.
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