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Kea  Turner

Kea Turner, PhD, MPH, MA

Program: Health Outcomes and Behavior

Research Program: Health Outcomes & Behavior Program

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  • Overview

    Dr. Turner is an implementation scientist whose research focuses on the development, implementation, and sustainment of evidence-based interventions as a part of routine cancer care delivery.


    • Gastrointestinal Oncology
    • Health Outcomes and Behavior
    • Health Outcomes & Behavior Program

    Education & Training


    • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, PhD - Health Policy and Management
    • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, MPH - Health Behavior
    • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, MA - Education
  • Research Interest

    Dr. Turner is an implementation scientist and health services researcher. Her research program aims to develop and implement evidence-based interventions to improve cancer care delivery. Her research focuses on supportive care delivery for individuals with cancer and older adults and digital health. Her research has been supported by the Department of Defense (DOD) and the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. She also serves as implementation methodologist on several federally funded studies from the NIA, NCI, NIDA, and AHRQ. She has authored or co-authored over 100 peer-reviewed manuscripts published in high-impact journals, such as JAMA Internal Medicine, Lancet Digital Health, and Implementation Science.

  • Participating Trials

    Clinical Trial 21889
    Support Through Remote Observation and Nutrition Guidance (STRONG) Program for Gastroesophageal Cancer (GEC) Patients
    Condition: Gastrointestinal Tumor
    Status: Open

    Clinical Trial 22082
    Support Through Remote Observation and Nutrition Guidance (STRONG) Program for Pancreatic Cancer Patients
    Condition: Gastrointestinal Tumor
    Status: Open

    Clinical Trial 22476
    Support through remote observation and nutrition guidance program for individuals with pancreatic cancer undergoing surgery (STRONG-PCS)
    Condition: Gastrointestinal Tumor
    Status: Open

    If you believe you are eligible for one of these trials or studies, please call
    813-745-6100 or toll-free 1-800-679-0775.

  • Publications

    • Azari L, Hemati H, Tavasolian R, Shahdab S, Tomlinson SM, Bobonis Babilonia M, Huang J, Tometich DB, Turner K, Jim HSL, Tabriz AA. The efficacy and safety of ketamine for depression in patients with cancer: A systematic review. Int J Clin Health Psychol. 2024 Jan.24(1):100428. Pubmedid: 38179461. Pmcid: PMC10764987.
    • Commaroto S, Camacho-Rivera M, Guo Y, Hong YR, Turner K, Islam IK, Rivera A, Islam JY. Racial and ethnic disparities in knowledge, attitudes, and invitation to participate in clinical trials among cancer survivors in the United States: An analysis of the 2020 U.S. HINTS. Prev Med Rep. 2024 Jan.37:102564. Pubmedid: 38205172. Pmcid: PMC10776641.
    • Nguyen OT, Nguyen D, Hong YR, Alishahi Tabriz A, Turner K. Telehealth Use Among People with Vision Impairments: Evidence from the 2020-2022 National Health Interview Survey. J Gen Intern Med. 2024 Feb. Pubmedid: 38308158.
    • Rollison DE, Gonzalez BD, Turner K, Jim HSL, Zhao Y, Amorrortu RP, Howard R, Ghia KM, Ngo B, Reisman P, Moore C, Perkins R, Keenan RJ, Sallman DA, Naso CM, Robinson EJ, Vadaparampil ST, Simmons VN, Schabath MB, Gilbert SM. Examining disparities in large-scale patient-reported data capture using digital tools among cancer patients at clinical intake. Cancer Med. 2023 Sep.12(18):19033-19046. Pubmedid: 37596773. Pmcid: PMC10557830.
    • Shaffer KM, Turner KL, Siwik C, Gonzalez BD, Upasani R, Glazer JV, Ferguson RJ, Joshua C, Low CA. Digital health and telehealth in cancer care: a scoping review of reviews. Lancet Digit Health. 2023 May.5(5):e316-e327. Pubmedid: 37100545. Pmcid: PMC10124999.
    • Patel KB, Alishahi Tabriz A, Turner K, Gonzalez BD, Oswald LB, Jim HSL, Nguyen OT, Hong YR, Aldawoodi N, Cao B, Wang X, Rollison DE, Robinson EJ, Naso C, Spiess PE. Telemedicine Adoption in an NCI-Designated Cancer Center During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Report on Patient Experience of Care. J Natl Compr Canc Ne. 2023 May.21(5):496-502.e6. Pubmedid: 37156477.
    • Nguyen OT, Turner K, Charles D, Sprow O, Perkins R, Hong YR, Islam JY, Khanna N, Alishahi Tabriz A, Hallanger-Johnson J, Bickel Young J, Moore CE. Implementing Digital Scribes to Reduce Electronic Health Record Documentation Burden Among Cancer Care Clinicians: A Mixed-Methods Pilot Study. JCO Clin Cancer Inform. 2023 Mar.7:e2200166. Pubmedid: 36972488.
    • Nguyen OT, Hanna K, Merlo LJ, Parekh A, Tabriz AA, Hong YR, Feldman SS, Turner K. Early Performance of the Patients Over Paperwork Initiative among Family Medicine Physicians. South Med J. 2023 Mar.116(3):255-263. Pubmedid: 36863044. Pmcid: PMC9991071.
    • Nguyen OT, Turner K, Parekh A, Alishahi Tabriz A, Hanna K, Merlo LJ, Hong YR. Merit-based incentive payment system participation and after-hours documentation among US office-based physicians: Findings from the 2021 National Electronic Health Records Survey. J Eval Clin Pract. 2023 Mar.29(2):397-402. Pubmedid: 36416004.
    • Nguyen OT, Lee J, Tabriz AA, Hong YR, Al Jumayli M, Reblin M, Turner K. Evaluation of Employment Loss and Financial Hardship Among US Adults With Disabilities During the COVID-19 Pandemic. JAMA Netw Open. 2023 Mar.6(3):e233364. Pubmedid: 36929405. Pmcid: PMC10020877.
    • Nguyen OT, Mason A, Khanna N, Charles D, Naso C, Hong YR, Sprow O, Alishahi Tabriz A, Turner K, Spiess P, Patel KB. Patient and caregiver experience with telehealth for surgical cancer care: A qualitative study. J Surg Oncol. 2023 Jun.127(7):1203-1211. Pubmedid: 36883752.
    • Turner K, Stover AM, Tometich DB, Geiss C, Mason A, Nguyen OT, Hume E, McCormick R, Powell S, Hallanger-Johnson J, Patel KB, Kirtane KS, Jammigumpula N, Moore C, Perkins R, Rollison DE, Jim HSL, Oswald LB, Crowder S, Gonzalez BD, Robinson E, Tabriz AA, Islam JY, Gilbert SM. Oncology Providers' and Professionals' Experiences With Suicide Risk Screening Among Patients With Head and Neck Cancer: A Qualitative Study. JCO Oncol Pract. 2023 Jun.19(6):e892-e903. Pubmedid: 36395441. Pmcid: PMC10337750.
    • Nguyen OT, Mason A, Charles D, Sprow O, Naso C, Turner K, Nahleh OA, Khanna N, Hong YR, Tabriz AA, Spiess P, Bottiglieri S. Patient and caregiver experience with telepharmacy in cancer care to support beginning systemic therapy: A qualitative study. J Oncol Pharm Pract. 2023 Jun. Pubmedid: 37312504.
    • Nguyen OT, Turner K, Lee J, Hong YR, Al-Jumayli M, Alishahi Tabriz A. Clinical trial knowledge among U.S. adults aged 65 years and up: Findings from a 2020 national survey. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2023 Jun.71(6):1917-1922. Pubmedid: 36715227.
    • Hong YR, Xie Z, Lee J, Turner K, Suk R. Self-Reported Unmet Healthcare Needs Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic and Emergency Services Use and Hospitalization Among Cancer Survivors. AJPM Focus. 2023 Jun.2(2):100065. Pubmedid: 36687321. Pmcid: PMC9847214.
    • Yang MJ, Martínez Ú, Fulton HJ, Maconi ML, Turner K, Powell ST, Chern JY, Brandon TH, Vidrine JI, Simmons VN. Qualitative evaluation of the implementation and future sustainability of an e-referral system for smoking cessation at a US NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center: lessons learned. Support Care Cancer. 2023 Jul.31(8):483. Pubmedid: 37480364.
    • Patel KB, Gonzalez BD, Turner K, Alishahi Tabriz A, Rollison DE, Robinson E, Naso C, Wang X, Spiess PE. Estimated Carbon Emissions Savings With Shifts From In-Person Visits to Telemedicine for Patients With Cancer. JAMA Netw Open. 2023 Jan.6(1):e2253788. Pubmedid: 36719682. Pmcid: PMC9890284.
    • Patel KB, Turner K, Alishahi Tabriz A, Gonzalez BD, Oswald LB, Nguyen OT, Hong YR, Jim HSL, Nichols AC, Wang X, Robinson E, Naso C, Spiess PE. Estimated Indirect Cost Savings of Using Telehealth Among Nonelderly Patients With Cancer. JAMA Netw Open. 2023 Jan.6(1):e2250211. Pubmedid: 36626174. Pmcid: PMC9856804.
    • Alishahi Tabriz A, Turner K, Hong YR, Gheytasvand S, Powers BD, Elston Lafata J. Trends and Characteristics of Potentially Preventable Emergency Department Visits Among Patients With Cancer in the US. JAMA Netw Open. 2023 Jan.6(1):e2250423. Pubmedid: 36656584. Pmcid: PMC9857289.
    • Huelster HL, Zemp L, Turner K, Gonzalez BD, Jim H, Gore LR, Gilbert SM. Mobile Postoperative Symptom Intervention Tool and Biometric Monitoring After Radical Cystectomy: Pilot Study Evaluating Feasibility, Usability, and Potential Utility. J Urol. 2023 Feb.209(2):410-421. Pubmedid: 36350586. Pmcid: PMC10316518.
    • Turner K, Brownstein NC, Whiting J, Arevalo M, Vadaparampil S, Giuliano AR, Islam JY, Meade CD, Gwede CK, Kasting ML, Head KJ, Christy SM. Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination among a national sample of United States adults ages 18-45: A cross-sectional study. Prev Med Rep. 2023 Feb.31:102067. Pubmedid: 36439896. Pmcid: PMC9677560.
    • Nguyen OT, Merlo LJ, Meese KA, Turner K, Alishahi Tabriz A. Anxiety and Depression Risk Among Healthcare Workers During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Findings from the US Census Household Pulse Survey. J Gen Intern Med. 2023 Feb.38(2):558-561. Pubmedid: 36510040. Pmcid: PMC9744364.
    • Nguyen OT, Turner K, Lee J, Khanna N, Tabriz AA, Feldman SS, Hong YR. Intentions to Sustain Telemedicine Delivery During the COVID-19 Pandemic Among US Office-Based Physicians: Evidence from the 2021 National Electronic Health Records Survey. J Gen Intern Med. 2023 Feb.38(3):832-834. Pubmedid: 36357729. Pmcid: PMC9648884.
    • Turner K, McNett M, Potter C, Cramer E, Al Taweel M, Shorr RI, Mion LC. Alarm with care-a de-implementation strategy to reduce fall prevention alarm use in US hospitals: a study protocol for a hybrid 2 effectiveness-implementation trial. Implement Sci. 2023 Dec.18(1):70. Pubmedid: 38053114. Pmcid: PMC10696656.
    • Azari L, Turner K, Hong YR, Alishahi Tabriz A. Adoption of emergency department crowding interventions among US hospitals between 2007 and 2020. Am J Emerg Med. 2023 Aug.70:127-132. Pubmedid: 37270852.
    • Nguyen OT, Donato U, McCormick R, Reblin M, Kim L, Hume E, Otto AK, Alishahi Tabriz A, Islam JY, Hong YR, Turner K, Patel KB. Financial toxicity among head and neck cancer patients and their caregivers: A cross-sectional pilot study. Laryngoscope Investig Otolaryngol. 2023 Apr.8(2):450-457. Pubmedid: 37090884. Pmcid: PMC10116977.
    • Yadav S, Turner K, Xie Z, Chen G, Islam JY, Suk R, Hong YR. Utilization of inpatient palliative care services among adolescents and young adults with cancer: Evidence from National Inpatient Sample 2016-2019. Palliat Support Care. 2023 Apr.1-8. Pubmedid: 37017397.
    • Turner K, Nguyen OT, Alishahi Tabriz A, Islam JY, Hong YR. COVID-19 Vaccination Rates Among US Adults With Vision or Hearing Disabilities. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2022 Sep.140(9):894-899. Pubmedid: 35951319. Pmcid: PMC9372900.
    • Nguyen OT, Renfro CP, Hughes J, Kumar S, Alishahi Tabriz A, Hong YR, Hanna K, Feldman SS, Schlossman DM, Turner K. Patients' use of smartphone apps for health record access in 2019: A cross-sectional study. Int J Med Inform. 2022 Oct.166:104858. Pubmedid: 36001919.
    • Crowder SL, Hoogland AI, Small BJ, Carpenter KM, Fischer SM, Li D, Kinney AY, Welniak TL, Brownstein N, Reich RR, Hembree T, Extermann M, Kim R, Afiat TP, Berry DL, Turner K, Jim HSL. Associations among frailty and quality of life in older patients with cancer treated with chemotherapy. Geriatr Oncol. 2022 Nov.13(8):1149-1155. Pubmedid: 36008271. Pmcid: PMC9871794.
    • Islam JY, Turner K, Saeb H, Powell M, Dean LT, Camacho-Rivera M. Financial hardship and mental health among cancer survivors during the COVID-19 pandemic: An analysis of the US COVID-19 Household Impact Survey. Front Public Health. 2022 Nov.10:946721. Pubmedid: 36483249. Pmcid: PMC9723235.
    • Lee J, Turner K, Groener M, Nguyen OT, Tabriz AA, Hong YR. Factors Associated with Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Use Among US Physicians: National Electronic Health Record Survey 2018-2019. J Gen Intern Med. 2022 Nov.37(14):3766-3768. Pubmedid: 35581449. Pmcid: PMC9585112.
    • Hong YR, Xie Z, Suk R, Tabriz AA, Turner K, Qiu P. Analysis of US Household Catastrophic Health Care Expenditures Associated With Chronic Disease, 2008-2018. JAMA Netw Open. 2022 May.5(5):e2214923. Pubmedid: 35622368. Pmcid: PMC9142861.
    • Alishahi Tabriz A, Turner K, Clary A, Hong YR, Nguyen OT, Wei G, Carlson RB, Birken SA. De-implementing low-value care in cancer care delivery: a systematic review. Implement Sci. 2022 Mar.17(1):24. Pubmedid: 35279182. Pmcid: PMC8917720.
    • Hanna K, Arredondo BL, Chavez MN, Geiss C, Hume E, Szalacha L, Christy SM, Vadaparampil S, Menon U, Islam J, Hong YR, Alishahi Tabriz A, Kue J, Turner K. Cancer Screening Among Rural and Urban Clinics During COVID-19: A Multistate Qualitative Study. JCO Oncol Pract. 2022 Jun.18(6):e1045-e1055. Pubmedid: 35254884. Pmcid: PMC9797235.
    • Hong YR, Turner K, Nguyen OT, Alishahi Tabriz A, Revere L. Social Determinants of Health and After-Hours Electronic Health Record Documentation: A National Survey of US Physicians. Popul Health Manag. 2022 Jun.25(3):362-366. Pubmedid: 34637635.
    • Alishahi Tabriz A, Turner K, Williams D, Babu N, North S, Shea CM. Association of Financial Factors and Telemedicine Adoption for Heart Attack and Stroke Care Among Rural and Urban Hospitals: A Longitudinal Study. Telemed E-Health. 2022 Jun.28(6):781-788. Pubmedid: 34559014. Pmcid: PMC9231656.
    • Turner K, Bobonis Babilonia M, Naso C, Nguyen O, Gonzalez BD, Oswald LB, Robinson E, Elston Lafata J, Ferguson RJ, Alishahi Tabriz A, Patel K, Hallanger-Johnson J, Aldawoodi N, Hong YR, Jim HSL, Speiss PE. Health Care Providers' and Professionals' Experiences With Telehealth Oncology Implementation During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Qualitative Study. J Med Internet Res. 2022 Jan.24(1):e29635. Pubmedid: 34907900. Pmcid: PMC8772877.
    • Nguyen OT, Turner K, Apathy NC, Magoc T, Hanna K, Merlo LJ, Harle CA, Thompson LA, Berner ES, Feldman SS. Primary care physicians' electronic health record proficiency and efficiency behaviors and time interacting with electronic health records: a quantile regression analysis. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2022 Jan.29(3):461-471. Pubmedid: 34897493. Pmcid: PMC8800512.
    • Nguyen OT, Hong YR, Alishahi Tabriz A, Hanna K, Turner K. Prevalence and Factors Associated with Patient-Requested Corrections to the Medical Record through Use of a Patient Portal: Findings from a National Survey. Appl Clin Inform. 2022 Jan.13(1):242-251. Pubmedid: 35196717. Pmcid: PMC8866035.
    • Turner K, Staggs VS, Potter C, Cramer E, Shorr RI, Mion LC. Fall Prevention Practices and Implementation Strategies: Examining Consistency Across Hospital Units. J Patient Saf. 2022 Jan.18(1):e236-e242. Pubmedid: 32732628. Pmcid: PMC7854936.
    • Patel M, Malak M, Swanson J, Costa J, Turner K, Hanna K. Mammogram Order Completion Rates Among Women with Diabetes. J Am Board Fam Med. 2022 Jan.35(1):158-162. Pubmedid: 35039421.
    • Crowder SL, Hoogland AI, Welniak TL, LaFranchise EA, Carpenter KM, Li D, Rotroff DM, Mariam A, Pierce CM, Fischer SM, Kinney AY, Dong-Binh Tran T, Rastegari F, Berry DL, Extermann M, Kim RD, Tometich DB, Figueiredo JC, Muzaffar J, Bari S, Turner K, Weinstock GM, Jim HSL. Metagenomics and chemotherapy-induced nausea: A roadmap for future research. Cancer. 2022 Feb.128(3):461-470. Pubmedid: 34643945. Pmcid: PMC8776572.
    • Turner K, Brownstein NC, Thompson Z, El Naqa I, Luo Y, Jim HSL, Rollison DE, Howard R, Zeng D, Rosenberg SA, Perez B, Saltos A, Oswald LB, Gonzalez BD, Islam JY, Alishahi Tabriz A, Zhang W, Dilling TJ. Longitudinal patient-reported outcomes and survival among early-stage non-small cell lung cancer patients receiving stereotactic body radiotherapy. Radiother Oncol. 2022 Feb.167:116-121. Pubmedid: 34953934. Pmcid: PMC8934278.
    • Wei G, Hennessy K, Turner K. Sun Safety Policies among School Districts in the US: Findings from a National Survey. Skinmed. 2022 Feb.20(1):47-56. Pubmedid: 35435825.
    • Shabani S, Turner K, Nichols AC, Wang X, Patel KB. A Review of Health Care Disparities in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinomas. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2022 Feb.33(1):478-491. Pubmedid: 35153235.
    • Turner K, Brownstein NC, Whiting J, Arevalo M, Islam JY, Vadaparampil ST, Meade CD, Gwede CK, Kasting ML, Head KJ, Christy SM. Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Women's Health Care Access: A Cross-Sectional Study. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2022 Dec.31(12):1690-1702. Pubmedid: 36318766. Pmcid: PMC9805885.
    • Nguyen OT, McCormick R, Patel K, Reblin M, Kim L, Hume E, Powers B, Otto A, Alishahi Tabriz A, Islam J, Hong YR, Kirchhoff AC, Turner K. Health insurance literacy among head and neck cancer patients and their caregivers: A cross-sectional pilot study. Laryngoscope Investig Otolaryngol. 2022 Dec.7(6):1820-1829. Pubmedid: 36544972. Pmcid: PMC9764792.
    • Shea CM, Turner K, Weinstein J, Tabriz AA, Babu N, Reeve JL, North S. Telestroke Infrastructure, Processes, and Support Needs: A Survey of Hospitals in Five States. Telemed E-Health. 2022 Dec.28(12):1823-1834. Pubmedid: 35420460.
    • Patel KB, Shabani S, Padhya T, Cao B, Wang X, Turner K, Nichols AC, Kang SY, Rocco JW, Old M. The Impact of the Affordable Care Act on Insurance Coverage and Stage Among Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma Patients. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2022 Aug.33(3):1322-1336. Pubmedid: 36245166.
    • Nguyen OT, Watson AK, Motwani K, Warpinski C, McDilda K, Leon C, Khanna N, Nall RW, Turner K. Patient-Level Factors Associated with Utilization of Telemedicine Services from a Free Clinic During COVID-19. Telemed E-Health. 2022 Apr.28(4):526-534. Pubmedid: 34255572.
    • Tang X, Zhang W, Yu Y, Turner K, Derr T, Wang M, Ntoutsi E. Interpretable Visual Understanding with Cognitive Attention Network. Artif Neural Netw ICANN. 2021 Sep.12891:555-568. Pubmedid: 35072174. Pmcid: PMC8783296.
    • Turner K, Wei G, Otto AK, Reblin M. Caregivers' Use of Patient Portals: Findings from a 2019 National Survey. J Gen Intern Med. 2021 Oct.36(10):3276-3278. Pubmedid: 33506404. Pmcid: PMC8481414.
    • Wei G, Turner K, Hennessy K, Seminario-Vidal L. Preferences Towards Electronically Exchanging Digital Images With Healthcare Providers Among US Adults. Cureus. 2021 Oct.13(10):e18770. Pubmedid: 34804649. Pmcid: PMC8592298.
    • Hong YR, Alishahi Tabriz A, Turner K. Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Clinical Trial Recruitment in the U.S. Am J Prev Med. 2021 Nov.61(5):e245-e250. Pubmedid: 34272135.
    • Hohmeier KC, Renfro C, Turner K, Patel P, Ndrianasy E, Williams-Clark R, Underwood L, Gatwood J. The Tennessee Medicaid medication therapy management program: early stage contextual factors and implementation outcomes. BMC Health Serv Res. 2021 Nov.21(1):1189. Pubmedid: 34727944. Pmcid: PMC8561881.
    • Nguyen OT, Alishahi Tabriz A, Huo J, Hanna K, Shea CM, Turner K. Impact of Asynchronous Electronic Communication-Based Visits on Clinical Outcomes and Health Care Delivery: Systematic Review. J Med Internet Res. 2021 May.23(5):e27531. Pubmedid: 33843592. Pmcid: PMC8135030.
    • Wei G, Turner K. Indoor tanning linked to mental health and risk behaviour among US high school students. J Paediatr Child Health. 2021 May.57(5):752-754. Pubmedid: 33792988.
    • Hong YR, Yadav S, Suk R, Khanijahani A, Erim D, Turner K. Patient-provider discussion about emotional and social needs, mental health outcomes, and benefit finding among U.S. Adults living with cancer. Cancer Med. 2021 Jun.10(11):3622-3634. Pubmedid: 33960716. Pmcid: PMC8178502.
    • Nguyen OT, Shah S, Gartland AJ, Parekh A, Turner K, Feldman SS, Merlo LJ. Factors associated with nurse well-being in relation to electronic health record use: A systematic review. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2021 Jun.28(6):1288-1297. Pubmedid: 33367819. Pmcid: PMC8200260.
    • Turner K, Nguyen O, Hong YR, Tabriz AA, Patel K, Jim HSL. Use of Electronic Health Record Patient Portal Accounts Among Patients With Smartphone-Only Internet Access. JAMA Netw Open. 2021 Jul.4(7):e2118229. Pubmedid: 34309671. Pmcid: PMC8314137.
    • Stover AM, Kurtzman R, Walker Bissram J, Jansen J, Carr P, Atkinson T, Ellis CT, Freeman AT, Turner K, Basch EM. Stakeholder Perceptions of Key Aspects of High-Quality Cancer Care to Assess with Patient Reported Outcome Measures: A Systematic Review. Cancers (Basel). 2021 Jul.13(14). Pubmedid: 34298841. Pmcid: PMC8306432.
    • Tabriz AA, Neslund-Dudas C, Turner K, Rivera MP, Reuland DS, Lafata JE. How Health-Care Organizations Implement Shared Decision-making When It Is Required for Reimbursement: The Case of Lung Cancer Screening. Chest. 2021 Jan.159(1):413-425. Pubmedid: 32798520. Pmcid: PMC7893305.
    • Hong YR, Xie Z, Turner K, Datta S, Bishnoi R, Shah C. Utilization Pattern of Computed Tomographic Colonography in the United States: Analysis of the U.S. National Health Interview Survey. Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 2021 Jan.14(1):113-122. Pubmedid: 32938642.
    • Turner K, Jo A, Wei G, Tabriz AA, Clary A, Jim HSL. Sharing patient-generated data with healthcare providers: findings from a 2019 national survey. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2021 Feb.28(2):371-376. Pubmedid: 33180896. Pmcid: PMC7883987.
    • Turner K, Weinberger M, Renfro C, Powell BJ, Ferreri S, Trodgon JG, Mark N, Trygstad T, Shea CM. Stages of Change: Moving Community Pharmacies From a Drug Dispensing to Population Health Management Model. Med Care Res Rev. 2021 Feb.78(1):57-67. Pubmedid: 30939978. Pmcid: PMC7453334.
    • Huo J, Hong YR, Turner K, Chen C, Guo Y, Wilkie DJ, Bian J. Geographic variation in palliative care delivery among patients diagnosed with metastatic lung cancer in the USA: Medicare population-based study. Support Care Cancer. 2021 Feb.29(2):813-821. Pubmedid: 32495033.
    • Allenson K, Turner K, Gonzalez BD, Gurd E, Zhu S, Misner N, Chin A, Adams M, Cooper L, Nguyen D, Naffouje S, Castillo DL, Kocab M, James B, Denbo J, Pimiento JM, Malafa M, Powers BD, Fleming JB, Anaya DA, Hodul PJ. Pilot trial of remote monitoring to prevent malnutrition after hepatopancreatobiliary surgery. BMC Nutr. 2021 Dec.7(1):82. Pubmedid: 34886909. Pmcid: PMC8656101.
    • Renfro CP, Turner K, Seeto J, Ferreri SP. Medication synchronization adoption and pharmacy performance. Res Social Adm Pharm. 2021 Aug.17(8):1496-1500. Pubmedid: 33234452.
    • Nguyen OT, Jenkins NJ, Khanna N, Shah S, Gartland AJ, Turner K, Merlo LJ. A systematic review of contributing factors of and solutions to electronic health record-related impacts on physician well-being. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2021 Apr.28(5):974-984. Pubmedid: 33517382. Pmcid: PMC8068432.
    • Turner K, Bjarnadottir R, Jo A, Repique RJR, Thomas J, Green JF, Staggs VS. Patient Falls and Injuries in U.S. Psychiatric Care: Incidence and Trends. Psychiatr Serv. 2020 Sep.71(9):899-905. Pubmedid: 32600184.
    • Klaman SL, Turner K, Lorvick J, Jones HE. Integrating Reproductive and Sexual Health Education and Services Into Opioid Use Disorder Treatment Programs: A Qualitative Study. J Addict Med. 2020 Sep.14(5):e175-e182. Pubmedid: 32271200.
    • Turner K, Clary A, Hong YR, Alishahi Tabriz A, Shea CM. Patient Portal Barriers and Group Differences: Cross-Sectional National Survey Study. J Med Internet Res. 2020 Sep.22(9):e18870. Pubmedid: 32940620. Pmcid: PMC7530687.
    • Woeppel J, Clark R, Underwood L, Gatwood J, Turner K, Renfro C, Hohmeier KC. The Tennessee medication therapy management program: A hybrid type 2 effectiveness-implementation trial study protocol. Res Social Adm Pharm. 2020 Mar.16(3):315-320. Pubmedid: 31151919.
    • Renfro CP, Robinson JM, Turner K, Gaskins T, Ferreri SP. Care coordination and follow-up practices in the community pharmacy setting: A mixed methods study. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2020 Jan.60(4):631-638.e2. Pubmedid: 31919008.
    • Huo J, Hong YR, Turner K, Diaby V, Chen C, Bian J, Grewal R, Wilkie DJ. Timing, Costs, and Survival Outcome of Specialty Palliative Care in Medicare Beneficiaries With Metastatic Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer. JCO Oncol Pract. 2020 Dec.16(12):e1532-e1542. Pubmedid: 33006914.
    • Turner K, Staggs V, Potter C, Cramer E, Shorr R, Mion LC. Fall prevention implementation strategies in use at 60 United States hospitals: a descriptive study. BMJ Qual Saf. 2020 Dec.29(12):1000-1007. Pubmedid: 32188712. Pmcid: PMC7501087.
    • Hong YR, Nguyen O, Yadav S, Etzold E, Song J, Duncan RP, Turner K. Early Performance of Hospital Value-based Purchasing Program in Medicare: A Systematic Review. Med Care. 2020 Aug.58(8):734-743. Pubmedid: 32692140.
    • Staggs VS, Turner K, Potter C, Cramer E, Dunton N, Mion LC, Shorr RI. Unit-level variation in bed alarm use in US hospitals. Res Nurs Health. 2020 Aug.43(4):365-372. Pubmedid: 32515837. Pmcid: PMC7413163.
    • Hong YR, Turner K, Yadav S, Huo J, Mainous AG. Trends in e-visit adoption among U.S. office-based physicians: Evidence from the 2011-2015 NAMCS. Int J Med Inform. 2019 Sep.129:260-266. Pubmedid: 31445265.
    • Turner K, Weinberger M, Renfro C, Ferreri S, Trygstad T, Trogdon J, Shea CM. The role of network ties to support implementation of a community pharmacy enhanced services network. Res Social Adm Pharm. 2019 Sep.15(9):1118-1125. Pubmedid: 30291004.
    • Turner K, Hong YR, Yadav S, Huo J, Mainous AG. Patient portal utilization: before and after stage 2 electronic health record meaningful use. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2019 Oct.26(10):960-967. Pubmedid: 30947331. Pmcid: PMC7647198.
    • Patti M, Renfro CP, Posey R, Wu G, Turner K, Ferreri SP. Systematic review of medication synchronization in community pharmacy practice. Res Social Adm Pharm. 2019 Nov.15(11):1281-1288. Pubmedid: 30482457.
    • Renfro CP, Turner K, Desai R, Counts J, Shea CM, Ferreri SP. Implementation process for comprehensive medication review in the community pharmacy setting. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2019 Nov.59(6):836-841.e2. Pubmedid: 31405803. Pmcid: PMC8128150.
    • Hohmeier KC, Wheeler JS, Turner K, Vick JS, Marchetti ML, Crain J, Brookhart A. Targeting adaptability to improve Medication Therapy Management (MTM) implementation in community pharmacy. Implement Sci. 2019 Nov.14(1):99. Pubmedid: 31775801. Pmcid: PMC6882346.
    • Peabody MR, Dai M, Turner K, Peterson LE, Mainous AG. Prevalence and Factors Associated with Family Physicians Providing E-Visits. J Am Board Fam Med. 2019 Nov.32(6):868-875. Pubmedid: 31704755.
    • Huo J, Desai R, Hong YR, Turner K, Mainous AG, Bian J. Use of Social Media in Health Communication: Findings From the Health Information National Trends Survey 2013, 2014, and 2017. Cancer Control. 2019 Jan.26(1). Pubmedid: 30995864. Pmcid: PMC6475857.
    • Huo J, Hong YR, Turner K, Bian J, Grewal R, Wilkie DJ. Utilization pattern and service settings of palliative care for patients with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer. Cancer. 2019 Aug.125(24):4481-4489. Pubmedid: 31449674.
    • Shea CM, Turner K, Alishahi Tabriz A, North S. Implementation Strategies for Telestroke: A Qualitative Study of Telestroke Networks in North Carolina. Telemed E-Health. 2019 Aug.25(8):708-716. Pubmedid: 30192206. Pmcid: PMC6684023.
    • Shea CM, Tabriz AA, Turner K, North S, Reiter KL. Telestroke Adoption Among Community Hospitals in North Carolina: A Cross-Sectional Study. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2018 Sep.27(9):2411-2417. Pubmedid: 29784607. Pmcid: PMC6087669.
    • Smith MG, Ferreri SP, Stafford R, Teeter B, Turner K, Veach S, Shea CM. Development of Community Pharmacy Characteristics Questionnaire: Application of Cognitive Interviewing. Innov Pharm. 2018 Oct.9(3):1-7. Pubmedid: 34007714. Pmcid: PMC6302757.
    • Shea CM, Turner K, Albritton J, Reiter KL. Contextual factors that influence quality improvement implementation in primary care: The role of organizations, teams, and individuals. Health Care Manage Rev. 2018 Jul.43(3):261-269. Pubmedid: 29533271. Pmcid: PMC5976517.
    • Turner K, Trogdon JG, Weinberger M, Stover AM, Ferreri S, Farley JF, Ray N, Patti M, Renfro C, Shea CM. Testing the organizational theory of innovation implementation effectiveness in a community pharmacy medication management program: a hurdle regression analysis. Implement Sci. 2018 Jul.13(1):105. Pubmedid: 30064454. Pmcid: PMC6069858.
    • Shea CM, Turner K, White BA, Zhu Y, Rozier RG. Providers' preferences for pediatric oral health information in the electronic health record: a cross-sectional survey. BMC Pediatr. 2018 Jan.18(1):5. Pubmedid: 29325519. Pmcid: PMC5765629.
    • Birken S, Clary A, Tabriz AA, Turner K, Meza R, Zizzi A, Larson M, Walker J, Charns M. Middle managers' role in implementing evidence-based practices in healthcare: a systematic review. Implement Sci. 2018 Dec.13(1):149. Pubmedid: 30541596. Pmcid: PMC6292008.
    • Turner K, Renfro C, Ferreri S, Roberts K, Pfeiffenberger T, Shea CM. Supporting Community Pharmacies with Implementation of a Web-Based Medication Management Application. Appl Clin Inform. 2018 Apr.9(2):391-402. Pubmedid: 29847843. Pmcid: PMC5976494.
    • Birken SA, Bunger AC, Powell BJ, Turner K, Clary AS, Klaman SL, Yu Y, Whitaker DJ, Self SR, Rostad WL, Chatham JRS, Kirk MA, Shea CM, Haines E, Weiner BJ. Organizational theory for dissemination and implementation research. Implement Sci. 2017 May.12(1):62. Pubmedid: 28499408. Pmcid: PMC5427584.
    • Samuel CA, Turner K, Donovan HAS, Beckjord E, Cardy A, Dew MA, van Londen GJ. Provider perspectives on barriers and facilitators to adjuvant endocrine therapy-related symptom management. Support Care Cancer. 2017 Dec.25(12):3723-3731. Pubmedid: 28681126. Pmcid: PMC5688874.
    • Turner K, Samuel CA, Donovan HA, Beckjord E, Cardy A, Dew MA, van Londen GJ. Provider perspectives on patient-provider communication for adjuvant endocrine therapy symptom management. Support Care Cancer. 2017 Apr.25(4):1055-1061. Pubmedid: 27864628. Pmcid: PMC5363398.
    • Turner K, Klaman SL, Shea CM. Personal health records for people living with HIV: a review. AIDS Care. 2016 Sep.28(9):1181-1187. Pubmedid: 26917113.
    • Klaman SL, Turner K. Prevalence of Perinatal Depression in the Military: A Systematic Review of the Literature. Matern Child Health J. 2016 Nov.20(Suppl 1):52-65. Pubmedid: 27531010.
    • Sidibe T, Golin C, Turner K, Fray N, Fogel C, Flynn P, Gould M, Knight K, Wohl D. Provider perspectives regarding the health care needs of a key population: HIV-infected prisoners after incarceration. J Assoc Nurse AIDS C. 2016 Feb.26(5):556-569. Pubmedid: 26279385. Pmcid: PMC4542020.
    • Golden SD, Moracco KE, Feld AL, Turner KL, DeFrank JT, Brewer NT. Process evaluation of an intervention to increase provision of adolescent vaccines at school health centers. Health Educ Behav. 2014 Dec.41(6):625-632. Pubmedid: 24786792.
    • Woods-Jaeger BA, Sparks A, Turner K, Griffith T, Jackson M, Lightfoot AF. Exploring the social and community context of African American adolescents' HIV vulnerability. Qual Health Res. 2013 Nov.23(11):1541-1550. Pubmedid: 24108089.
  • Grants

    • Title: Remote Malnutrition Monitoring After Surgery for Pancreatic Cancer Patients
      Sponsor: US Army
      PI: Turner, K.
    • Title: Remote Nutrition Monitoring for Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer Patients
      Sponsor: Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN)
      PI: Turner, K.
    • Title: De-Implementating Fall Prevention Alarms in Hospitals
      Sponsor: Nat Institutes of Health
      PI: Turner, K.

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