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Sarah Abigail Birken, Ph.D.

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionWake Forest School of Medicine
DepartmentImplementation Science
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    R36HS019107     (BIRKEN, SARAH ABIGAIL)Jun 1, 2010 - May 31, 2011
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    Where the Rubber Meets the Road: Middle Managers Role in Innovation Implementatio
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Kirk MA, Haines ER, Rokoske FS, Powell BJ, Weinberger M, Hanson LC, Birken SA. A case study of a theory-based method for identifying and reporting core functions and forms of evidence-based interventions. Transl Behav Med. 2021 Feb 11; 11(1):21-33. PMID: 31793635.
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    2. Biddell CB, Spees LP, Mayer DK, Wheeler SB, Trogdon JG, Rotter J, Birken SA. Developing personalized survivorship care pathways in the United States: Existing resources and remaining challenges. Cancer. 2021 Apr 01; 127(7):997-1004. PMID: 33259060.
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    3. Sullivan MM, Diehl S, Franco X, deRosset L, Birken SA, Aldridge WA II. A poster presentation at the 13th Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation in Health. Measuring the role of networks in driving effective program scale-up. Poster. 2020.
    4. Rogers L, De BrĂșn A, Birken SA, Davies C, McAuliffe E. An oral presentation at the 13th Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation in Health. The micropolitics of implementation: A qualitative study exposing an unexplored path within implementation science. 2020.
    5. Rogers L, De BrĂșn A, Birken SA, Davies C, McAuliffe E. The micropolitics of implementation; a qualitative study exploring the impact of power, authority, and influence when implementing change in healthcare teams. BMC Health Serv Res. 2020 Nov 23; 20(1):1059. PMID: 33228702.
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    6. Birken SA, Haines ER, Hwang S, Chambers DA, Bunger AC, Nilsen P. Advancing understanding and identifying strategies for sustaining evidence-based practices: a review of reviews. Implement Sci. 2020 10 09; 15(1):88. PMID: 33036653.
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    7. Kirk MA, Moore JE, Wiltsey Stirman S, Birken SA. Towards a comprehensive model for understanding adaptations' impact: the model for adaptation design and impact (MADI). Implement Sci. 2020 07 20; 15(1):56. PMID: 32690104.
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    8. Song L, Guo P, Tan X, Chen RC, Nielsen ME, Birken SA, Koontz BF, Northouse LL, Mayer DK. Enhancing survivorship care planning for patients with localized prostate cancer using a couple-focused web-based, mHealth program: the results of a pilot feasibility study. J Cancer Surviv. 2021 Feb; 15(1):99-108. PMID: 32681304.
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    9. Nilsen P & Birken SA, eds. Handbook of Implementation Science. 2020.
    10. Hwang S, Birken SA, Melvin CL, Rohweder CL, Smith JD. Designs and methods for implementation research: Advancing the mission of the CTSA program. J Clin Transl Sci. 2020 Mar 04; 4(3):159-167. PMID: 32695483.
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    11. Nilsen P, Seing I, Ericsson C, Birken SA, Schildmeijer K. Characteristics of successful changes in health care organizations: an interview study with physicians, registered nurses and assistant nurses. BMC Health Serv Res. 2020 Feb 27; 20(1):147. PMID: 32106847.
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    12. Bunger AC, Birken SA, Hoffman JA, MacDowell H, Choy-Brown M, Magier E. Elucidating the influence of supervisors' roles on implementation climate. Implement Sci. 2019 10 25; 14(1):93. PMID: 31653254.
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    13. Leeman J, Baquero B, Bender M, Choy-Brown M, Ko LK, Nilsen P, Wangen M, Birken SA. Advancing the use of organization theory in implementation science. Prev Med. 2019 12; 129S:105832. PMID: 31521385.
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    14. Alishahi Tabriz A, Birken SA, Shea CM, Fried BJ, Viccellio P. What is full capacity protocol, and how is it implemented successfully? Implement Sci. 2019 07 18; 14(1):73. PMID: 31319857.
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    15. Birken SA, Raskin S, Zhang Y, Lane G, Zizzi A, Pratt-Chapman M. Survivorship Care Plan Implementation in US Cancer Programs: a National Survey of Cancer Care Providers. J Cancer Educ. 2019 06; 34(3):614-622. PMID: 29948925.
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    16. Birken SA, Raskin S, Zhang Y, Lane G, Zizzi A, Pratt-Chapman M. Correction to: Survivorship Care Plan Implementation in US Cancer Programs: a National Survey of Cancer Care Providers. J Cancer Educ. 2019 Jun; 34(3):623. PMID: 30465325.
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    17. Weintraub JA, Birken SA, Burgette JM, Lewis TA, White BA. Use of the consolidated framework for implementation research to assess determinants of silver diamine fluoride implementation in safety net dental clinics. J Public Health Dent. 2019 12; 79(4):298-306. PMID: 31144330.
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    18. Alfano CM, Jefford M, Maher J, Birken SA, Mayer DK. Building Personalized Cancer Follow-up Care Pathways in the United States: Lessons Learned From Implementation in England, Northern Ireland, and Australia. Am Soc Clin Oncol Educ Book. 2019 Jan; 39:625-639. PMID: 31099658.
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    19. Kirk MA, Hanson LC, Weinberger M, Haines ER, Rokoske FS, Powell BJ, Birken SA. Pilot Test of an Adapted Intervention to Improve Timeliness of Referrals to Hospice and Palliative Care for Eligible Home Health Patients. J Palliat Med. 2019 10; 22(10):1266-1270. PMID: 31090487.
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    20. Nilsen P, Schildmeijer K, Ericsson C, Seing I, Birken S. Implementation of change in health care in Sweden: a qualitative study of professionals' change responses. Implement Sci. 2019 05 14; 14(1):51. PMID: 31088483.
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    21. Birken SA. Increasing middle managers' commitment to innovation implementation: An agenda for research. J Health Serv Res Policy. 2019 04; 24(2):71-72. PMID: 30669869.
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    22. Burgette JM, Weintraub JA, Birken SA, Lewis TA, White BA. Development of a Silver Diamine Fluoride Protocol in Safety Net Dental Settings. J Dent Child (Chic). 2019 Jan 15; 86(1):32-39. PMID: 30992099.
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    23. 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 12 12; 13(1):149. PMID: 30541596.
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    24. Birken SA, Rohweder CL, Powell BJ, Shea CM, Scott J, Leeman J, Grewe ME, Alexis Kirk M, Damschroder L, Aldridge WA, Haines ER, Straus S, Presseau J. T-CaST: an implementation theory comparison and selection tool. Implement Sci. 2018 11 22; 13(1):143. PMID: 30466450.
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    25. Bunger AC, Doogan N, Hanson RF, Birken SA. Advice-seeking during implementation: a network study of clinicians participating in a learning collaborative. Implement Sci. 2018 07 28; 13(1):101. PMID: 30055629.
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    26. Birken SA, Clary AS, Bernstein S, Bolton J, Tardif-Douglin M, Mayer DK, Deal AM, Jacobs SR. Strategies for Successful Survivorship Care Plan Implementation: Results From a Qualitative Study. J Oncol Pract. 2018 08; 14(8):e462-e483. PMID: 30004824.
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    27. Birken SA, Nilsen P. Implementation science as an organizational process. Health Care Manage Rev. 2018 Jul/Sep; 43(3):181. PMID: 29847510.
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    28. DiMartino LD, Birken SA, Hanson LC, Trogdon JG, Clary AS, Weinberger M, Reeder-Hayes K, Weiner BJ. The influence of formal and informal policies and practices on health care innovation implementation: A mixed-methods analysis. Health Care Manage Rev. 2018 Jul/Sep; 43(3):249-260. PMID: 29533270.
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    29. Birken SA, Urquhart R, Munoz-Plaza C, Zizzi AR, Haines E, Stover A, Mayer DK, Hahn EE. Survivorship care plans: are randomized controlled trials assessing outcomes that are relevant to stakeholders? J Cancer Surviv. 2018 08; 12(4):495-508. PMID: 29572602.
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    30. Nielsen ME, Birken SA. Implementation science theories to inform efforts for de-implementation of urologic oncology care practices resulting in overuse and misuse. Urol Oncol. 2018 05; 36(5):252-256. PMID: 29566976.
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    31. Song L, Dunlap KL, Tan X, Chen RC, Nielsen ME, Rabenberg RL, Asafu-Adjei JK, Koontz BF, Birken SA, Northouse LL, Mayer DK. Enhancing Survivorship Care Planning for Patients With Localized Prostate Cancer Using a Couple-Focused mHealth Symptom Self-Management Program: Protocol for a Feasibility Study. JMIR Res Protoc. 2018 Feb 26; 7(2):e51. PMID: 29483070.
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    32. Birken, SA. Hahn, EE. Yu, Y. Haines, E. Mayer, DK. Mittman, B. Advancing the Science of Implementation across the Cancer Continuum. Edited by David A. Chambers, Cynthia A. Vinson, and Wynne E. Norton. The Challenge of Implementing Survivorship Care Plans. 2018.
    33. DiMartino LD, Weiner BJ, Hanson LC, Weinberger M, Birken SA, Reeder-Hayes K, Trogdon JG. The impact of two triggered palliative care consultation approaches on consult implementation in oncology. Healthc (Amst). 2019 Mar; 7(1):38-43. PMID: 29273303.
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    34. DiMartino LD, Birken SA, Mayer DK. The Relationship Between Cancer Survivors' Socioeconomic Status and Reports of Follow-up Care Discussions with Providers. J Cancer Educ. 2017 Dec; 32(4):749-755. PMID: 27006193.
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    35. Leeman J, Birken SA, Powell BJ, Rohweder C, Shea CM. Beyond "implementation strategies": classifying the full range of strategies used in implementation science and practice. Implement Sci. 2017 11 03; 12(1):125. PMID: 29100551.
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    36. Birken SA, Powell BJ, Shea CM, Haines ER, Alexis Kirk M, Leeman J, Rohweder C, Damschroder L, Presseau J. Criteria for selecting implementation science theories and frameworks: results from an international survey. Implement Sci. 2017 10 30; 12(1):124. PMID: 29084566.
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    37. Birken SA, Mayer DK. Survivorship Care Planning: Why Is It Taking So Long? J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2017 09; 15(9):1165-1169. PMID: 28874600.
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    38. DiMartino LD, Weiner BJ, Hanson LC, Weinberger M, Birken SA, Reeder-Hayes K, Trogdon JG. Inpatient Palliative Care Consultation and 30-Day Readmissions in Oncology. J Palliat Med. 2018 01; 21(1):62-68. PMID: 28772084.
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    39. 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 05 12; 12(1):62. PMID: 28499408.
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    40. Nekhlyudov L, Birken SA, Mayer DK. Living with advanced cancer and the role of the primary care provider: The missing piece in the survivorship discourse. Eur J Cancer Care (Engl). 2017 May; 26(3). PMID: 28497519.
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    41. Bunger AC, Powell BJ, Robertson HA, MacDowell H, Birken SA, Shea C. Tracking implementation strategies: a description of a practical approach and early findings. Health Res Policy Syst. 2017 Feb 23; 15(1):15. PMID: 28231801.
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    42. Birken SA, Powell BJ, Presseau J, Kirk MA, Lorencatto F, Gould NJ, Shea CM, Weiner BJ, Francis JJ, Yu Y, Haines E, Damschroder LJ. Combined use of the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research (CFIR) and the Theoretical Domains Framework (TDF): a systematic review. Implement Sci. 2017 01 05; 12(1):2. PMID: 28057049.
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    43. Selove R, Birken SA, Skolarus TA, Hahn EE, Sales A, Proctor EK. Using Implementation Science to Examine the Impact of Cancer Survivorship Care Plans. J Clin Oncol. 2016 11 10; 34(32):3834-3837. PMID: 27621409.
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    44. Mayer DK, Deal AM, Crane JM, Chen RC, Asher GN, Hanson LC, Wheeler SB, Gerstel A, Green M, Birken S, Rosenstein DL. Using Survivorship Care Plans to Enhance Communication and Cancer Care Coordination: Results of a Pilot Study. Oncol Nurs Forum. 2016 09 01; 43(5):636-45. PMID: 27541556.
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    45. Kirk MA, Kelley C, Yankey N, Birken SA, Abadie B, Damschroder L. A systematic review of the use of the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research. Implement Sci. 2016 May 17; 11:72. PMID: 27189233.
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    46. Borelli, J.L., Nelson, S.K., River, L.M. et al. Gender Differences in Work-Family Guilt in Parents of Young Children. Sex Roles. 2016; (76):356-368.
    47. Koczwara B, Birken SA, Perry CK, Cragun D, Zullig LL, Ginossar T, Nodora J, Chawla N, Ramanadhan S, Kerner J, Brownson RC. How Context Matters: A Dissemination and Implementation Primer for Global Oncologists. J Glob Oncol. 2016 Apr; 2(2):51-55. PMID: 28717683.
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    48. Birken SA, DiMartino LD, Kirk MA, Lee SY, McClelland M, Albert NM. Elaborating on theory with middle managers' experience implementing healthcare innovations in practice. Implement Sci. 2016 Jan 04; 11:2. PMID: 26729367.
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    49. Mayer DK, Taylor K, Gerstel A, Coghill A, Birken SA. Implementing Survivorship Care Plans Within an Electronic Health Record. Oncology (Williston Park). 2015 12; 29(12):980-2, 989. PMID: 26676903.
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    50. Mayer DK, Birken SA, Chen RC. Avoiding Implementation Errors in Cancer Survivorship Care Plan Effectiveness Studies. J Clin Oncol. 2015 Nov 01; 33(31):3528-30. PMID: 26304906.
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    51. Halpern MT, Viswanathan M, Evans TS, Birken SA, Basch E, Mayer DK. Reply to E. Grunfeld. J Oncol Pract. 2015 Jul; 11(4):347. PMID: 26036269.
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    52. Birken SA, Ellis SD, Walker JS, DiMartino LD, Check DK, Gerstel AA, Mayer DK. Guidelines for the use of survivorship care plans: a systematic quality appraisal using the AGREE II instrument. Implement Sci. 2015 May 03; 10:63. PMID: 25935752.
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    53. Birken SA, Lee SY, Weiner BJ, Chin MH, Chiu M, Schaefer CT. From strategy to action: how top managers' support increases middle managers' commitment to innovation implementation in health care organizations. Health Care Manage Rev. 2015 Apr-Jun; 40(2):159-68. PMID: 24566252.
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    54. Birken SA, Deal AM, Mayer DK, Weiner BJ. Determinants of survivorship care plan use in US cancer programs. J Cancer Educ. 2014 Dec; 29(4):720-7. PMID: 24706174.
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    55. Birken SA, Deal AM, Mayer DK, Weiner BJ. Following through: the consistency of survivorship care plan use in United States cancer programs. J Cancer Educ. 2014 Dec; 29(4):689-97. PMID: 24577781.
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    56. Birken SA, Presseau J, Ellis SD, Gerstel AA, Mayer DK. Potential determinants of health-care professionals' use of survivorship care plans: a qualitative study using the theoretical domains framework. Implement Sci. 2014 Nov 15; 9:167. PMID: 25398477.
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    57. Mayer DK, Birken SA, Check DK, Chen RC. Summing it up: an integrative review of studies of cancer survivorship care plans (2006-2013). Cancer. 2015 Apr 01; 121(7):978-96. PMID: 25252164.
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    58. Halpern MT, Viswanathan M, Evans TS, Birken SA, Basch E, Mayer DK. Models of Cancer Survivorship Care: Overview and Summary of Current Evidence. J Oncol Pract. 2015 01; 11(1):e19-27. PMID: 25205779.
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    59. Jankowski CM, Ory MG, Friedman DB, Dwyer A, Birken SA, Risendal B. Searching for maintenance in exercise interventions for cancer survivors. J Cancer Surviv. 2014 Dec; 8(4):697-706. PMID: 25103605.
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    60. Birken SA, Mayer DK, Weiner BJ. Survivorship care plans: prevalence and barriers to use. J Cancer Educ. 2013 Jun; 28(2):290-6. PMID: 23526552.
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    61. Birken SA, Lee SY, Weiner BJ, Chin MH, Schaefer CT. Improving the effectiveness of health care innovation implementation: middle managers as change agents. Med Care Res Rev. 2013 Feb; 70(1):29-45. PMID: 22930312.
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    62. Birken SA, Lee SY, Weiner BJ. Uncovering middle managers' role in healthcare innovation implementation. Implement Sci. 2012 Apr 03; 7:28. PMID: 22472001.
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    63. Maciejewski ML, Birken S, Perkins M, Burgess JF, Sharp N, Liu CF. Medicare managed care enrollment by disability-eligible and age-eligible veterans. Med Care. 2009 Nov; 47(11):1180-5. PMID: 19786917.
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    64. Birken SA, Mayer ML. An investment in health: anticipating the cost of a usual source of care for children. Pediatrics. 2009 Jan; 123(1):77-83. PMID: 19117863.
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