Ulrike Muench, RN, PhD, FAAN

Title(s)Associate Professor, Social Behavioral Sciences
SchoolSchool of Nursing
Address490 Illinois Street
San Francisco CA 94158
Phone415-502-3165
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    Yale UniversityMSN2005Yale School of Nursing
    Yale UniversityPhD2012Yale School of Nursing
    Vanderbilt UniversityPostdoctoral Fellowship2014Vanderbilt School of Nursing & Center for Interdisciplinary Health Workforce Studies
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    Academy Health - Interdisciplinary Research Group on Nursing Issues2016New Investigator Award
    U.S. Department of Homeland Security2016U.S. Green Card Outstanding Researcher
    The American Academy of Nursing2018Fellow Induction
    UCSF School of Nursing2019Mentoring Award

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    1. Physician and Nurse Practitioner Teamwork and Job Satisfaction: Gender and Profession. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners. 2022 Sep 1; 18(8):819-824. Poghosyan PL, Brooks BJ, Liu LJ, Lee LY, Bilazarian BA, Muench MU. .
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    2. The Future of Behavioral Health-Harnessing the Potential of Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioners. JAMA Netw Open. 2022 07 01; 5(7):e2224365. Muench U, Fraze TK. PMID: 35904788.
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    3. Climate Change, Public Health, Health Policy, and Nurses Training. Am J Public Health. 2022 06; 112(S3):S321-S327. Harris OO, Bialous SA, Muench U, Chapman S, Dawson-Rose C. PMID: 35679559; PMCID: PMC9184906.
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    4. A longitudinal cohort study of opioid prescriptions associated with nonsurgical dental visits among Oregon and New York state Medicaid beneficiaries, 2014-2016. J Am Dent Assoc. 2022 05; 153(5):460-469. Obadan-Udoh E, Jura M, Wang S, Werts M, Martiniano R, Muench U, Mertz E. PMID: 35151429.
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    5. Pain treatment and functional improvement in home health care: Relationship with dementia. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2021 12; 69(12):3545-3556. Wang J, Cato K, Conwell Y, Yu F, Heffner K, Caprio TV, Nathan K, Monroe TB, Muench U, Li Y. PMID: 34418061.
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    6. Racial Disparities in Financial Security, Work and Leisure Activities, and Quality of Life Among the Direct Care Workforce. Gerontologist. 2021 08 13; 61(6):838-850. Muench U, Spetz J, Jura M, Harrington C. PMID: 33216901.
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    7. Evaluation of Clinical and Economic Outcomes Following Implementation of a Medicare Pay-for-Performance Program for Surgical Procedures. JAMA Netw Open. 2021 08 02; 4(8):e2121115. Kim KM, White JS, Max W, Chapman SA, Muench U. PMID: 34406402; PMCID: PMC8374611.
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    8. The Association Between Scope of Practice Regulations and Nurse Practitioner Prescribing of Buprenorphine After the 2016 Opioid Bill. Med Care Res Rev. 2022 04; 79(2):290-298. Nguyen T, Muench U, Andraka-Christou B, Simon K, Bradford WD, Spetz J. PMID: 33792414; PMCID: PMC8594929.
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    9. Hospital Admissions Associated With Cancer Pain in Older Adults With and Without Dementia. Pain Manag Nurs. 2021 08; 22(4):496-502. Strassels SA, Moss KO, Mallow PJ, Tamer RM, Monroe TB, Williams NO, Levine AS, Muench U. PMID: 33741261; PMCID: PMC9128229.
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    10. Do penalty-based pay-for-performance programs improve surgical care more effectively than other payment strategies? A systematic review. Ann Med Surg (Lond). 2020 Dec; 60:623-630. Kim KM, Max W, White JS, Chapman SA, Muench U. PMID: 33304576; PMCID: PMC7711081.
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    11. Time trends in the regional distribution of physicians, nurses and midwives in Europe. BMC Health Serv Res. 2020 Oct 12; 20(1):937. Winkelmann J, Muench U, Maier CB. PMID: 33046077; PMCID: PMC7549210.
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    12. Pain Management in Home Health Care: Relationship With Dementia and Facility Admissions. Pain Manag Nurs. 2021 02; 22(1):36-43. Wang J, Monroe TB, Simning A, Conwell Y, Caprio TV, Cai X, Temkin-Greener H, Muench U, Yu F, Ge S, Li Y. PMID: 32680825; PMCID: PMC8985238.
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    13. Scope-of-Practice for Nurse Practitioners and Adherence to Medications for Chronic Illness in Primary Care. J Gen Intern Med. 2021 02; 36(2):478-486. Muench U, Whaley C, Coffman J, Spetz J. PMID: 32583346; PMCID: PMC7878646.
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    14. Financial Vulnerability and Worker Well-Being: A Comparison of Long-Term Services and Supports Workers With Other Health Workers. Med Care Res Rev. 2021 10; 78(5):607-615. Muench U, Jura M, Spetz J, Mathison R, Herrington C. PMID: 32567500.
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    15. Preventable hospitalizations from ambulatory care sensitive conditions in nursing homes: evidence from Switzerland. Int J Public Health. 2019 Dec; 64(9):1273-1281. Muench U, Simon M, Guerbaai RA, De Pietro C, Zeller A, Kressig RW, Zúñiga F, INTERCARE Research Group. PMID: 31482196; PMCID: PMC6867979.
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    16. Opioid-prescribing Outcomes of Medicare Beneficiaries Managed by Nurse Practitioners and Physicians. Med Care. 2019 06; 57(6):482-489. Muench U, Spetz J, Jura M, Guo C, Thomas C, Perloff J. PMID: 31008896.
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    17. Opioid prescribing patterns after dental visits among beneficiaries of Medicaid in Washington state in 2014 and 2015. J Am Dent Assoc. 2019 04; 150(4):259-268.e1. Obadan-Udoh E, Lupulescu-Mann N, Charlesworth CJ, Muench U, Jura M, Kim H, Schwarz E, Mertz E, Sun BC. PMID: 30922457; PMCID: PMC6519087.
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    18. Medication adherence, costs, and ER visits of nurse practitioner and primary care physician patients: Evidence from three cohorts of Medicare beneficiaries. Health Serv Res. 2019 02; 54(1):187-197. Muench U, Guo C, Thomas C, Perloff J. PMID: 30284237; PMCID: PMC6338303.
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    19. California Nurse Practitioners Are Positioned To Fill The Primary Care Gap, But They Face Barriers To Practice. Health Aff (Millwood). 2018 09; 37(9):1466-1474. Spetz J, Muench U. PMID: 30179564.
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    20. The male-female earnings gap for nurses in Germany: A pooled cross-sectional study of the years 2006 and 2012. Int J Nurs Stud. 2019 Jan; 89:125-131. Muench U, Dietrich H. PMID: 28716298.
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    21. Prescribing Practices by Nurse Practitioners and Primary Care Physicians: A Descriptive Analysis of Medicare Beneficiaries. Journal of Nursing Regulation. 2017; 8(1):21-30. Muench U, Perloff J, Thomas C, Buerhaus P.
    22. Prescribing Practices by Nurse Practitioners and Primary Care Physicians: A Descriptive Analysis of Medicare Beneficiaries. Journal of Nursing Regulation. 2017 Apr 1; 8(1):21-30. Muench MU, Perloff PJ, Thomas TC, Buerhaus BP. .
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    23. Does independent scope of practice affect prescribing outcomes, healthcare costs, and utilization?. Health Care Cost Institute Issue Brief. 2016. Muench U, Spetz J, Coffman J.
    24. Exploring Explanations for the Female-Male Earnings Difference Among Registered Nurses in the United States. Nurs Econ. 2016 Sep-Oct; 34(5):214-23. Muench U, Busch SH, Sindelar J, Buerhaus PI. PMID: 29975036.
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    25. How do long-term care workers spend their time? Answers from the American Time-Use Survey. UCSF Healthforce Center Report. 2016. Muench U, Jura M, Spetz J.
    26. Projections of the Long-Term Growth of the Registered Nurse Workforce: A Regional Analysis. J Nurs Adm. 2015 Oct; 45(10 Suppl):S5-9. Buerhaus PI, Auerbach DI, Staiger DO, Muench U. PMID: 26426137.
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    27. Salary differences between male and female registered nurses in the United States. JAMA. 2015 Mar 24-31; 313(12):1265-7. Muench U, Sindelar J, Busch SH, Buerhaus PI. PMID: 25803350.
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    28. Policy solutions to address the foreign-educated and foreign-born health care workforce in the United States. Health Aff (Millwood). 2013 Nov; 32(11):1906-13. Chen PG, Auerbach DI, Muench U, Curry LA, Bradley EH. PMID: 24191079.
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    29. The nursing workforce in an era of health care reform. N Engl J Med. 2013 Apr 18; 368(16):1470-2. Auerbach DI, Staiger DO, Muench U, Buerhaus PI. PMID: 23594001.
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    30. Projections of the long-term growth of the registered nurse workforce: a regional analysis. Nurs Econ. 2013 Jan-Feb; 31(1):13-7. Buerhaus PI, Auerbach DI, Staiger DO, Muench U. PMID: 23505738.
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    31. The nursing workforce: a comparison of three national surveys. Nurs Econ. 2012 Sep-Oct; 30(5):253-60; quiz 261. Auerbach DI, Staiger DO, Muench U, Buerhaus PI. PMID: 23198607.
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    32. Nursing testimony before Congress, 1993-2011. Policy Polit Nurs Pract. 2012 Aug; 13(3):170-8. Cohen SS, Muench U. PMID: 23416631.
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    33. Implementation of a lifestyle program in primary care by nurse practitioners. J Am Acad Nurse Pract. 2010 Dec; 22(12):684-93. Whittemore R, Melkus GD, Alexander N, Zibel S, Visone E, Muench U, Magenheimer E, Wilborne S. PMID: 21129077; PMCID: PMC3058230.
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