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InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Medicine
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    1. Thakur ER, Amspoker AB, Sansgiry S, Snow AL, Stanley M, Wilson N, Freshour J, Kunik ME. Pain Among Community-Dwelling Older Adults with Dementia: Factors Associated with Undertreatment. Pain Med. 2016 Sep 30. PMID: 27694534.
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    2. Kunik ME, Mills WL, Amspoker AB, Cully JA, Kraus-Schuman C, Stanley M, Wilson NL. Expanding the geriatric mental health workforce through utilization of non-licensed providers. Aging Ment Health. 2016 May 31; 1-7. PMID: 27243369.
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    3. Kunik ME, Snow AL, Wilson N, Amspoker AB, Sansgiry S, Morgan RO, Ying J, Hersch G, Stanley MA. Teaching Caregivers of Persons with Dementia to Address Pain. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2016 Apr 27. PMID: 27743840.
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    4. Hysong SJ, Amspoker AB, Petersen LA. A Novel Method for Assessing Task Complexity in Outpatient Clinical-Performance Measures. J Gen Intern Med. 2016 Apr; 31 Suppl 1:28-35. PMID: 26951275; PMCID: PMC4803681 [Available on 04/01/17].
    5. Stanley MA, Wilson N, Shrestha S, Amspoker AB, Armento M, Cummings JP, Evans-Hudnall G, Wagener P, Kunik ME. Calmer Life: A Culturally Tailored Intervention for Anxiety in Underserved Older Adults. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2016 Aug; 24(8):648-58. PMID: 27426212.
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    6. Thakur E, Amspoker A, Sansgiry S, Snow A, Stanley M, Freshour J, Kunik M. (164) Pain among community-dwelling older adults with dementia: factors associated with undertreatment. J Pain. 2016 Apr; 17(4S):S16-S17. PMID: 28162386.
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    7. Freshour JS, Amspoker AB, Yi M, Kunik ME, Wilson N, Kraus-Schuman C, Cully JA, Teng E, Williams S, Masozera N, Horsfield M, Stanley M. Cognitive behavior therapy for late-life generalized anxiety disorder delivered by lay and expert providers has lasting benefits. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2016 Nov; 31(11):1225-1232. PMID: 26923925.
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    8. Hysong SJ, Thomas CL, Spitzm├╝ller C, Amspoker AB, Woodard L, Modi V, Naik AD. Linking clinician interaction and coordination to clinical performance in Patient-Aligned Care Teams. Implement Sci. 2016; 11(1):7. PMID: 26772972.
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    9. Conti EC, Stanley MA, Amspoker AB, Kunik ME. Sedative-Hypnotic Use Among Older Adults Participating in Anxiety Research. Int J Aging Hum Dev. 2016 Jan 01; 91415016685330. PMID: 28019122.
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    10. Kraus-Schuman C, Wilson NL, Amspoker AB, Wagener PD, Calleo JS, Diefenbach G, Hopko D, Cully JA, Teng E, Rhoades HM, Kunik ME, Stanley MA. Enabling lay providers to conduct CBT for older adults: key steps for expanding treatment capacity. Transl Behav Med. 2015 Sep; 5(3):247-53. PMID: 26327929.
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    11. Calleo JS, Amspoker AB, Sarwar AI, Kunik ME, Jankovic J, Marsh L, York M, Stanley MA. A Pilot Study of a Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment for Anxiety and Depression in Patients With Parkinson Disease. J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol. 2015 Sep; 28(3):210-7. PMID: 26047635.
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    12. Barrera TL, Cully JA, Amspoker AB, Wilson NL, Kraus-Schuman C, Wagener PD, Calleo JS, Teng EJ, Rhoades HM, Masozera N, Kunik ME, Stanley MA. Cognitive-behavioral therapy for late-life anxiety: Similarities and differences between Veteran and community participants. J Anxiety Disord. 2015 Jun; 33:72-80. PMID: 26005839.
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    13. Calleo J, Amspoker AB, Marsh L, Kunik ME. Mental health diagnoses and health care utilization in persons with dementia, Parkinson's disease, and stroke. J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci. 2015; 27(2):e117-21. PMID: 25541867.
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    14. Shrestha S, Stanley MA, Wilson NL, Cully JA, Kunik ME, Novy DM, Rhoades HM, Amspoker AB. Predictors of change in quality of life in older adults with generalized anxiety disorder. Int Psychogeriatr. 2015 Jul; 27(7):1207-15. PMID: 25497362.
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    15. Hundt NE, Amspoker AB, Kraus-Schuman C, Cully JA, Rhoades H, Kunik ME, Stanley MA. Predictors of CBT outcome in older adults with GAD. J Anxiety Disord. 2014 Dec; 28(8):845-50. PMID: 25445074; PMCID: PMC4254548.
    16. Breland JY, Barrera TL, Snow AL, Sansgiry S, Stanley MA, Wilson N, Amspoker AB, Kunik ME. Correlates of pain intensity in community-dwelling individuals with mild to moderate dementia. Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen. 2015 May; 30(3):320-5. PMID: 25107934.
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    17. Woodard LD, Landrum CR, Amspoker AB, Ramsey D, Naik AD. Interaction between functional health literacy, patient activation, and glycemic control. Patient Prefer Adherence. 2014; 8:1019-24. PMID: 25092966; PMCID: PMC4114908.
    18. Arya M, Zheng MY, Amspoker AB, Kallen MA, Street RL, Viswanath K, Giordano TP. In the routine HIV testing era, primary care physicians in community health centers remain unaware of HIV testing recommendations. J Int Assoc Provid AIDS Care. 2014 Jul-Aug; 13(4):296-9. PMID: 24476961; PMCID: PMC4115052.
    19. Cummings JP, Carson CS, Shrestha S, Kunik ME, Armento ME, Stanley MA, Amspoker AB. Santa Clara Strength of Religious Faith Questionnaire: psychometric analysis in older adults. Aging Ment Health. 2015 Jan; 19(1):86-97. PMID: 24892461; PMCID: PMC4233001.
    20. Sexton JB, Sharek PJ, Thomas EJ, Gould JB, Nisbet CC, Amspoker AB, Kowalkowski MA, Schwendimann R, Profit J. Exposure to Leadership WalkRounds in neonatal intensive care units is associated with a better patient safety culture and less caregiver burnout. BMJ Qual Saf. 2014 Oct; 23(10):814-22. PMID: 24825895; PMCID: PMC4167964.
    21. Profit J, Sharek PJ, Amspoker AB, Kowalkowski MA, Nisbet CC, Thomas EJ, Chadwick WA, Sexton JB. Burnout in the NICU setting and its relation to safety culture. BMJ Qual Saf. 2014 Oct; 23(10):806-13. PMID: 24742780; PMCID: PMC4167972.
    22. Stanley MA, Wilson NL, Amspoker AB, Kraus-Schuman C, Wagener PD, Calleo JS, Cully JA, Teng E, Rhoades HM, Williams S, Masozera N, Horsfield M, Kunik ME. Lay providers can deliver effective cognitive behavior therapy for older adults with generalized anxiety disorder: a randomized trial. Depress Anxiety. 2014 May; 31(5):391-401. PMID: 24577847.
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    23. Ivan MC, Amspoker AB, Nadorff MR, Kunik ME, Cully JA, Wilson N, Calleo J, Kraus-Schuman C, Stanley MA. Alcohol use, anxiety, and insomnia in older adults with generalized anxiety disorder. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2014 Sep; 22(9):875-83. PMID: 23973253; PMCID: PMC3842378.
    24. Robertson SM, Amspoker AB, Cully JA, Ross EL, Naik AD. Affective symptoms and change in diabetes self-efficacy and glycaemic control. Diabet Med. 2013 May; 30(5):e189-96. PMID: 23350920; PMCID: PMC3628998.
    25. Trautner BW, Bhimani RD, Amspoker AB, Hysong SJ, Garza A, Kelly PA, Payne VL, Naik AD. Development and validation of an algorithm to recalibrate mental models and reduce diagnostic errors associated with catheter-associated bacteriuria. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2013; 13:48. PMID: 23587259; PMCID: PMC3664217.
    26. Hermosillo-Rodriguez J, Anaya DA, Sada Y, Walder A, Amspoker AB, Berger DH, Naik AD. The effect of age and comorbidity on patient-centered health outcomes in patients receiving adjuvant chemotherapy for colon cancer. J Geriatr Oncol. 2013 Apr; 4(2):99-106. PMID: 24071534.
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    27. Robertson SM, Huddleston C, Porter B, Amspoker AB, Evans-Hudnall GL. Self-Care Self-Efficacy, Religious Participation and Depression as Predictors of Poststroke Self-Care Among Underserved Ethnic Minorities. Health Psychol Res. 2013 Jan 2; 1(1):e13. PMID: 26973890; PMCID: PMC4768603.
    28. Hirsch ES, Adler G, Amspoker AB, Williams JR, Marsh L. Improving detection of psychiatric disturbances in Parkinson's disease: the role of informants. J Parkinsons Dis. 2013; 3(1):55-60. PMID: 23938311.
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    29. Calleo J, Williams JR, Amspoker AB, Swearingen L, Hirsch ES, Anderson K, Goldstein SR, Grill S, Lehmann S, Little JT, Margolis RL, Palanci J, Pontone GM, Weiss H, Rabins P, Marsh L. Application of depression rating scales in patients with Parkinson's disease with and without co-Occurring anxiety. J Parkinsons Dis. 2013; 3(4):603-8. PMID: 24275604.
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    30. Arya M, Amspoker AB, Lalani N, Patuwo B, Kallen M, Street R, Viswanath K, Giordano TP. HIV testing beliefs in a predominantly Hispanic community health center during the routine HIV testing era: does English language ability matter? AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2013 Jan; 27(1):38-44. PMID: 23305261; PMCID: PMC3545313.
    31. Qureshi SU, Amspoker AB, Calleo JS, Kunik ME, Marsh L. Anxiety disorders, physical illnesses, and health care utilization in older male veterans with Parkinson disease and comorbid depression. J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol. 2012 Dec; 25(4):233-9. PMID: 23197499.
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    32. Bradford A, Brenes GA, Robinson RA, Wilson N, Snow AL, Kunik ME, Calleo J, Petersen NJ, Stanley MA, Amspoker AB. Concordance of self- and proxy-rated worry and anxiety symptoms in older adults with dementia. J Anxiety Disord. 2013 Jan; 27(1):125-30. PMID: 23270995; PMCID: PMC3578141.
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