Megan Morris, PhD, MPH
Associate Professor, Medicine-Internal Medicine

Publications

  • Morris MA. Death by Ableism. N Engl J Med. 2023 Jan 5;388(1):5-7. PubMed PMID: 36592337
  • Venechuk G, Allen LA, Thompson JS, Morris MA, Matlock DD, McIlvennan CK, Dickert NW, Tietbohl C. Trust and activation in defining patient-clinician interactions for chronic disease management. Patient Educ Couns. 2023 Jan;106:113-119. PubMed PMID: 36167759
  • Hickey E, Man B, Helm KVT, Lockhart S, Duffecy J, Morris MA. Preferred Communication Strategies for People with Communication Disabilities in Health Care Encounters: a Qualitative Study. J Gen Intern Med. 2023 Nov 27. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 38010462
  • Buchanan CL, Morris MA, Matlock D, Kempe A, Vemulakonda VM. Parental experience and understanding of parent-provider discussions of treatment for infants with ureteropelvic junction obstruction. PEC Innov. 2023 Dec;2:100142. PubMed PMID: 37588298
  • Venechuk G, Allen LA, Thompson JS, Morris MA, Matlock DD, McIlvennan CK, Dickert NW, Tietbohl C. Trust and activation in defining patient-clinician interactions for chronic disease management. Patient Educ Couns. 2023 Jan;106:113-119. PubMed PMID: 36167759
  • Morris MA. Death by Ableism. N Engl J Med. 2023 Jan 5;388(1):5-7. PubMed PMID: 36592337
  • Orth LE, Feudtner C, Kempe A, Morris MA, Colborn KL, Gritz RM, Linnebur SA, Begum A, Feinstein JA. A coordinated approach for managing polypharmacy among children with medical complexity: rationale and design of the Pediatric Medication Therapy Management (pMTM) randomized controlled trial. BMC Health Serv Res. 2023 Apr 29;23(1):414. PubMed PMID: 37120509
  • Trinkley KE, Dafoe A, Malone DC, Allen LA, Huebschmann A, Khazanie P, Lunowa C, Matlock DC, Suresh K, Rosenberg MA, Swat SA, Sosa A, Morris MA. Clinician challenges to evidence-based prescribing for heart failure and reduced ejection fraction: A qualitative evaluation. J Eval Clin Pract. 2023 Dec;29(8):1363-1371. PubMed PMID: 37335624
  • Simpson MJ, Ritger C, Hoppe JA, Holland WC, Morris MA, Nath B, Melnick ER, Tietbohl C. Implementation strategies to address the determinants of adoption, implementation, and maintenance of a clinical decision support tool for emergency department buprenorphine initiation: a qualitative study. Implement Sci Commun. 2023 Apr 20;4(1):41. PubMed PMID: 37081581
  • Massey CJ, Asokan A, Tietbohl C, Morris M, Ramakrishnan VR. Otolaryngologist perceptions of AI-based sinus CT interpretation. Am J Otolaryngol. 2023 Sep-Oct;44(5):103932. PubMed PMID: 37245324
  • Dorsey Holliman B, Stransky M, Dieujuste N, Morris M. Disability doesn't discriminate: health inequities at the intersection of race and disability. Front Rehabil Sci. 2023;4:1075775. PubMed PMID: 37484601
  • Pascual MG, Morris MA, Kohn LL. Publication Trends of Qualitative Research in Dermatology: A Scoping Review. JAMA Dermatol. 2023 Jun 1;159(6):648-658. PubMed PMID: 37099307
  • Thompson JS, Matlock D, McIlvennan C, Allen L, Mosley B, Wynia WK, Morris MA, Tietbohl C. Adopting a patient decision aid into routine practice for left ventricular assist device: Diffusion of innovation characteristics. Journal of Cardiac Failure. (2023) April 29(4):636.
  • Asokan A, Massey CJ, Tietbohl C, Kroenke K, Morris M, Ramakrishnan VR. Physician views of artificial intelligence in otolaryngology and rhinology: A mixed methods study. Laryngoscope Investig Otolaryngol. 2023 Dec;8(6):1468-1475. PubMed PMID: 38130265
  • Feldman AG, Moore S, Bull S, Morris MA, Wilson K, Bell C, Collins MM, Denize KM, Kempe A. A Smartphone App to Increase Immunizations in the Pediatric Solid Organ Transplant Population: Development and Initial Usability Study. JMIR Form Res. 2022 Jan 13;6(1):e32273. PubMed PMID: 35023840
  • Iezzoni LI, McKee MM, Meade MA, Morris MA, Pendo E. Have Almost Fifty Years Of Disability Civil Rights Laws Achieved Equitable Care?. Health Aff (Millwood). 2022 Oct;41(10):1371-1378. PubMed PMID: 36190880
  • Morris MA. Research to Advance Health and Health Care Equity for People With Communication Disabilities: An Overview of Research Symposium Papers. J Speech Lang Hear Res. 2022 Oct 17;65(10):3621-3622. PubMed PMID: 36037466
  • Maw AM, Morris MA, Glasgow RE, Barnard J, Ho PM, Ortiz-Lopez C, Fleshner M, Kramer HR, Grimm E, Ytell K, Gardner T, Huebschmann AG. Using Iterative RE-AIM to enhance hospitalist adoption of lung ultrasound in the management of patients with COVID-19: an implementation pilot study. Implement Sci Commun. 2022 Aug 12;3(1):89. PubMed PMID: 35962441
  • Morris MA. Striving Toward Equity in Health Care for People With Communication Disabilities. J Speech Lang Hear Res. 2022 Oct 17;65(10):3623-3632. PubMed PMID: 35858270
  • Davidson MM, Morris MA. Epilogue: Implementation Science in CSD and Starting Where You Are. Am J Speech Lang Pathol. 2022 May 10;31(3):1179-1187. PubMed PMID: 35349780
  • Davidson MM, Alonzo CN, Barton-Hulsey A, Binger C, Bridges M, Caron J, Douglas NF, Feuerstein JL, Olswang L, Oshita JY, Schliep ME, Quinn E, Morris MA. Prologue: Implementation Science in CSD and Starting Where You Are. Am J Speech Lang Pathol. 2022 May 10;31(3):1023-1025. PubMed PMID: 35344451
  • Demarest S, Marsh R, Treat L, Fisher MP, Dempsey A, Junaid M, Downs J, Leonard H, Benke T, Morris MA. The Lived Experience of Parents' Receiving the Diagnosis of CDKL5 Deficiency Disorder for Their Child. J Child Neurol. 2022 May;37(6):451-460. PubMed PMID: 35196159
  • Feldman AG, Moore S, Bull S, Morris MA, Wilson K, Bell C, Collins MM, Denize KM, Kempe A. A Smartphone App to Increase Immunizations in the Pediatric Solid Organ Transplant Population: Development and Initial Usability Study. JMIR Form Res. 2022 Jan 13;6(1):e32273. PubMed PMID: 35023840
  • Mehta AB, Lockhart S, Reed K, Griesmer C, Glasgow RE, Moss M, Douglas IS, Morris MA. Drivers of Burnout Among Critical Care Providers: A Multicenter Mixed-Methods Study. Chest. 2022 May;161(5):1263-1274. PubMed PMID: 34896094
  • Tyler A, Dempsey A, Spencer S, Freeman J, McGwire G, Marsh R, Morris MA. Do the Guidelines Apply?-A Multisite, Combined Stakeholder Qualitative Case Study to Understand Care Decisions in Bronchiolitis. Acad Pediatr. 2022 Jul;22(5):806-817. PubMed PMID: 34375754
  • Reyes N, Pickard K, Tanda T, Morris MA, Reaven J. Identifying and Understanding Anxiety in Youth with ASD: Parent and School Provider Perspectives on Anxiety within Public School Settings. Evidence-Based Practice in Child & Adolescent Mental Health (2022), 7(1), 12-23.
  • Wagner NM, Kempe A, Barnard JG, Rinehart DJ, Havranek EP, Glasgow RE, Blum J, Morris MA. Qualitative exploration of public health vending machines in young adults who misuse opioids: A promising strategy to increase naloxone access in a high risk underserved population. Drug Alcohol Depend Rep. 2022 Dec;5. PubMed PMID: 36687307
  • Morris MA, Yee S, Breslin ML, Savage M, Swenor B. Healthcare Equity Requires Documentation of Disability Status in the Electronic Health Record. Health Affairs Forefront.
  • Morris MA, Wong AA, Dorsey Holliman B, Liesinger J, Griffin JM. Perspectives of Patients with Diverse Disabilities Regarding Healthcare Accommodations to Promote Healthcare Equity: a Qualitative Study. J Gen Intern Med. 2021 Feb 9. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 33564941
  • Thompson JS, Fitzgerald MD, Allen LA, McIlvennan CK, Glasgow RE, Wynia M, Morris MA, Beilenson J, Gherst C, Matlock DD. Shared Decision-Making for Left Ventricular Assist Devices: Rationale and Design of a Nationwide Dissemination and Implementation Project. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2021 Feb 3;:CIRCOUTCOMES120007256. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 33530698
  • Tate CE, Venechuk G, Pierce K, Khazanie P, Ingle MP, Morris MA, Allen LA, Matlock DD. Development of a Decision Aid for Patients and Families Considering Hospice. J Palliat Med. 2021 Jan 13. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 33439075
  • Mehta AB, Lockhart S, Reed K, Griesmer C, Glasgow RE, Moss M, Douglas IS, Morris MA. Drivers of Burnout Among Critical Care Providers: A Multicenter Mixed-Methods Study. Chest. 2021 Dec 8. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 34896094
  • Stransky ML, Oshita JY, Morris MA. Receipt of treatment among a nationally representative sample of US adults with communication disorders. J Commun Disord. 2021 Nov-Dec;94:106148. PubMed PMID: 34509749
  • Maw AM, Morris MA, Barnard JG, Wilson J, Glasgow RE, Huebschmann AG, Soni NJ, Fleshner M, Kaufman J, Ho PM. Multi-Level Stakeholder Perspectives on Determinants of Point of Care Ultrasound Implementation in a US Academic Medical Center. Diagnostics (Basel). 2021 Jun 28;11(7). PubMed PMID: 34203357
  • Morris MA, Hamer MK, Eberle K, Jensen KM, Wong AA. Implementation of Collection of Patients' Disability Status by Centralized Scheduling. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2021 Oct;47(10):627-636. PubMed PMID: 34144917
  • Moreland CJ, Ruffin CV, Morris MA, McKee M. Unmasked: How the COVID-19 Pandemic Exacerbates Disparities for People With Communication-Based Disabilities. J Hosp Med. 2021 Mar;16(3):185-188. PubMed PMID: 33617440
  • Morris MA, Wong AA, Dorsey Holliman B, Liesinger J, Griffin JM. Perspectives of Patients with Diverse Disabilities Regarding Healthcare Accommodations to Promote Healthcare Equity: a Qualitative Study. J Gen Intern Med. 2021 Aug;36(8):2370-2377. PubMed PMID: 33564941
  • Thompson JS, Fitzgerald MD, Allen LA, McIlvennan CK, Glasgow RE, Wynia M, Morris MA, Beilenson J, Gherst C, Matlock DD. Shared Decision-Making for Left Ventricular Assist Devices: Rationale and Design of a Nationwide Dissemination and Implementation Project. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2021 Feb;14(2):e007256. PubMed PMID: 33530698
  • Tate CE, Venechuk G, Pierce K, Khazanie P, Ingle MP, Morris MA, Allen LA, Matlock DD. Development of a Decision Aid for Patients and Families Considering Hospice. J Palliat Med. 2021 Apr;24(4):505-513. PubMed PMID: 33439075
  • Miller MJ, Morris MA, Magnusson DM, Putnam K, Cook PF, Schenkman ML, Christiansen CL. Psychosocial Factors Influence Physical Activity after Dysvascular Amputation: A Convergent Mixed-Methods Study. PM R. 2021 Jul;13(7):737-745. PubMed PMID: 32936512
  • Miller MJ, Cook PF, Magnusson DM, Morris MA, Blatchford PJ, Schenkman ML, Christiansen CL. Self-Efficacy and Social Support are Associated with Disability for Ambulatory Prosthesis Users After Lower-Limb Amputation. PM R. 2021 May;13(5):453-460. PubMed PMID: 32926546
  • Vemulakonda VM, Kempe A, Hamer MK, Morris MA. Physician perspectives on discussions with parents of infants with suspected ureteropelvic junction obstruction. J Pediatr Surg. 2021 Mar;56(3):620-625. PubMed PMID: 32467035
  • Tyler A, Dempsey A, Spencer S, Freeman J, McGwire G, Marsh R, Morris MA. Do the Guidelines Apply?-A Multisite, Combined Stakeholder Qualitative Case Study to Understand Care Decisions in Bronchiolitis. Acad Pediatr. 2021 Aug 8. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 34375754
  • Reyes N, Pickard K, Tanda T, Morris MA, Reaven J. Identifying and Understanding Anxiety in Youth with ASD: Parent and School Provider Perspectives on Anxiety within Public School Settings. Evidence-Based Practice in Child & Adolescent Mental Health (Published online Sept 17, 2021)
  • Maw AM, Ho PM, Morris MA, Glasgow RE, Huebschmann AG, Barnard JG, Metter R, Tierney DM, Mathews BK, Havranek EP, Kissler M, Fleshner M, Burian BK, Platz E, Soni NJ. Hospitalist Perceptions of Barriers to Lung Ultrasound Adoption in Diverse Hospital Environments. Diagnostics (Basel). 2021 Aug 11;11(8). PubMed PMID: 34441385
  • Salmi L, Lum HD, Hayden A, Reblin M, Otis-Green S, Venechuk G, Morris MA, Griff M, Kwan BM. Stakeholder engagement in research on quality of life and palliative care for brain tumors: a qualitative analysis of #BTSM and #HPM tweet chats. Neurooncol Pract. 2020 Dec;7(6):676-684. PubMed PMID: 33304602
  • Stransky ML, Oshita JY, Morris MA. Prevalence of Behavioral Health Problems Among Adults With and Without Communication Disabilities. J Am Board Fam Med. 2020 Nov-Dec;33(6):932-941. PubMed PMID: 33219072
  • Miller MJ, Morris MA, Magnusson DM, Putnam K, Cook PF, Schenkman ML, Christiansen CL. Psychosocial Factors Influence Physical Activity after Dysvascular Amputation: A Convergent Mixed-Methods Study. PM R. 2020 Aug 10. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 32936512
  • Miller MJ, Cook PF, Magnusson DM, Morris MA, Blatchford PJ, Schenkman ML, Christiansen CL. Self-Efficacy and Social Support are Associated with Disability for Ambulatory Prosthesis Users After Lower-Limb Amputation. PM R. 2020 Aug 10. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 32926546
  • Feldman AG, Marsh R, Kempe A, Morris MA. Barriers to Pretransplant Immunization: A Qualitative Interview Study of Pediatric Solid Organ Transplant Stakeholders. J Pediatr. 2020 Dec;227:60-68. PubMed PMID: 32681988
  • Vemulakonda VM, Kempe A, Hamer MK, Morris MA. Physician perspectives on discussions with parents of infants with suspected ureteropelvic junction obstruction. J Pediatr Surg. 2020 Apr 29. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 32467035
  • Matlock DD, McIlvennan CK, Thompson JS, Morris MA, Venechuk G, Dunlay SM, LaRue SJ, Lewis EF, Patel CB, Blue L, Chaussee EL, Glasgow RE, Walsh MN, Allen LA. Decision Aid Implementation among Left Ventricular Assist Device Programs Participating in the DECIDE-LVAD Stepped-Wedge Trial. Med Decis Making. 2020 Apr;40(3):289-301. PubMed PMID: 32428430
  • Miller MJ, Mealer ML, Cook PF, So N, Morris MA, Christiansen CL. Qualitative analysis of resilience characteristics of people with unilateral transtibial amputation. Disabil Health J. 2020 Oct;13(4):100925. PubMed PMID: 32312526
  • Williams JTB, Fisher MP, Bayliss EA, Morris MA, O'Leary ST. Clergy attitudes toward vaccines and vaccine advocacy: a qualitative study. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2020 Nov 1;16(11):2800-2808. PubMed PMID: 32209009
  • Tate CE, Venechuk G, Brereton EJ, Ingle P, Allen LA, Morris MA, Matlock DD. "It's Like a Death Sentence but It Really Isn't" What Patients and Families Want to Know About Hospice Care When Making End-of-Life Decisions. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2020 Sep;37(9):721-727. PubMed PMID: 31888342
  • Changoor NR, Udyavar NR, Morris MA, Torain M, Mullen JT, Kent TS, Smink DS, Green A, Haider AH. Surgeons' Perceptions Toward Providing Care for Diverse Patients: The Need for Cultural Dexterity Training. Ann Surg. 2019 Feb;269(2):275-282. PubMed PMID: 29095198
  • Marsh R, Matlock DD, Maertens JA, Rutebemberwa A, Morris MA, Hankinson TC, Bennett TD. Parental involvement in decision making about intracranial pressure monitor placement in children with traumatic brain injury. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2019 Nov 1;:1-9. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31675722
  • Maw AM, Galvin B, Henri R, Yao M, Exame B, Fleshner M, Fort MP, Morris MA. Stakeholder Perceptions of Point-of-Care Ultrasound Implementation in Resource-Limited Settings. Diagnostics (Basel). 2019 Oct 18;9(4). PubMed PMID: 31635219
  • Vemulakonda VM, Hamer MK, Kempe A, Morris MA. Surgical decision-making in infants with suspected UPJ obstruction: stakeholder perspectives. J Pediatr Urol. 2019 Oct;15(5):469.e1-469.e9. PubMed PMID: 31239100
  • McIlvennan CK, Morris MA, Guetterman TC, Matlock DD, Curry L. Qualitative Methodology in Cardiovascular Outcomes Research: A Contemporary Look. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2019 Sep;12(9):e005828. PubMed PMID: 31510771
  • Bennett TD, Marsh R, Maertens JA, Rutebemberwa A, Morris MA, Hankinson TC, Matlock DD. Decision-Making About Intracranial Pressure Monitor Placement in Children With Traumatic Brain Injury. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2019 Jul;20(7):645-651. PubMed PMID: 30985605
  • Butler Tobah YS, LeBlanc A, Branda ME, Inselman JW, Morris MA, Ridgeway JL, Finnie DM, Theiler R, Torbenson VE, Brodrick EM, Meylor de Mooij M, Gostout B, Famuyide A. Randomized comparison of a reduced-visit prenatal care model enhanced with remote monitoring. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2019 Dec;221(6):638.e1-638.e8. PubMed PMID: 31228414
  • Changoor NR, Udyavar NR, Morris MA, Torain M, Mullen JT, Kent TS, Smink DS, Green A, Haider AH. Surgeons' Perceptions Toward Providing Care for Diverse Patients: The Need for Cultural Dexterity Training. Ann Surg. 2019 Feb;269(2):275-282. PubMed PMID: 29095198
  • Tate CE, Venechuk G, Brereton EJ, Ingle P, Allen LA, Morris MA, Matlock DD. "It's Like a Death Sentence but It Really Isn't" What Patients and Families Want to Know About Hospice Care When Making End-of-Life Decisions. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2019 Dec 31;:1049909119897259. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31888342
  • Scott JW, Lin Y, Ntakiyiruta G, Mutabazi Z, Davis WA, Morris MA, Smink DS, Riviello R, Yule S. Identification of the Critical Nontechnical Skills for Surgeons Needed for High Performance in a Variable-resource Context (NOTSS-VRC). Ann Surg. 2019 Dec;270(6):1070-1078. PubMed PMID: 29781847
  • Thompson JS, Matlock DD, Morris MA, McIlvennan CK, Allen LA. Organic Dissemination and Real-World Implementation of Patient Decision Aids for Left Ventricular Assist Device. MDM Policy Pract. 2018 Jan-Jun;3(1):2381468318767658. PubMed PMID: 30288442
  • Stransky ML, Jensen KM, Morris MA. Adults with Communication Disabilities Experience Poorer Health and Healthcare Outcomes Compared to Persons Without Communication Disabilities. J Gen Intern Med. 2018 Dec;33(12):2147-2155. PubMed PMID: 30143977
  • Scott JW, Lin Y, Ntakiyiruta G, Mutabazi Z, Davis WA, Morris MA, Smink DS, Riviello R, Yule S. Identification of the Critical Nontechnical Skills for Surgeons Needed for High Performance in a Variable-resource Context (NOTSS-VRC). Ann Surg. 2018 May 17. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29781847
  • Phelan SM, Bangerter LR, Friedemann-Sanchez G, Lackore KA, Morris MA, Van Houtven CH, Carlson KF, van Ryn M, Harden KJ, Griffin JM. The Impact of Stigma on Community Reintegration of Veterans With Traumatic Brain Injury and the Well-Being of Their Caregivers. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2018 Nov;99(11):2222-2229. PubMed PMID: 29729228
  • Columbus AB, Morris MA, Lilley EJ, Harlow AF, Haider AH, Salim A, Havens JM. Critical differences between elective and emergency surgery: identifying domains for quality improvement in emergency general surgery. Surgery. 2018 Apr;163(4):832-838. PubMed PMID: 29331398
  • Baron AM, Ridgeway JL, Stirn SL, Morris MA, Branda ME, Inselman JW, Finnie DM, Baker CA. Increasing the Connectivity and Autonomy of RNs with Low-Risk Obstetric Patients. Am J Nurs. 2018 Jan;118(1):48-55. PubMed PMID: 29280806
  • Morris MA, Inselman J, Rogers JMG, Halverson C, Branda M, Griffin JM. How do patients describe their disabilities? A coding system for categorizing patients' descriptions. Disabil Health J. 2018 Apr;11(2):310-314. PubMed PMID: 29110969
  • Scott JW, Lin Y, Ntakiyiruta G, Mutabazi ZA, Davis WA, Morris MA, Smink DS, Riviello R, Yule S. Contextual Challenges to Safe Surgery in a Resource-limited Setting: A Multicenter, Multiprofessional Qualitative Study. Ann Surg. 2018 Mar;267(3):461-467. PubMed PMID: 28257319
  • Maragh-Bass AC, Griffin JM, Phelan S, Finney Rutten LJ, Morris MA. Healthcare provider perceptions of accessible exam tables in primary care: Implementation and benefits to patients with and without disabilities. Disabil Health J. 2018 Jan;11(1):155-160. PubMed PMID: 28456614
  • Moreland C, Ruffin C, Morris MA, McKee M. Unmasked: How the COVID-19 pandemic exacerbates disparities for people with communication-based disabilities. Journal of Hospital Medicine.
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