Rebecca Mullen, MD
Assistant Professor, Family Medicine

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of Kansas School of Medicine (2014)
Graduate School :
  • MPH, University of Kansas (2014)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, University of Texas–Austin (TX) (2009)
Residency:
  • University of Colorado, Chief Resident, Family Medicine (2017)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado, Research (2017)
Department: Family Medicine

Professional Titles

  • Assistant Professor

Publications

  • Medina LD, Woods SP, Mullen R, John SE, Kunik M, Pressman P, Moeller S, Martinez M, Arroyo Miranda M, Stocker M, Lopez-Esquibel N, Vardeman J. A boot camp translation of Alzheimer's disease in Hispanic/Latino communities. Alzheimers Dement (N Y). 2023 Apr-Jun;9(2):e12390. PubMed PMID: 37228576
  • Mullen, R., Kordell, J. Do intra-articular corticosteroid injections help delay knee replacement surgery in patients with knee osteoarthritis? [Online publication ahead of print] Evidence-Based Practice.
  • Mullen R, Aho H, DeSanto K. Recreational Cannabis and Emergency Department Visits. Am Fam Physician. 2022 Sep;106(3):322-323. PubMed PMID: 36126015
  • Holtrop JS, Mullen R, Curcija K, Westfall JM, Zittleman L. The Balance Between Serving the Community and the Reality of Treating Opioid Use Disorder in Rural Primary Care Practices. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2022;33(1):253-267. PubMed PMID: 35153218
  • Candrian C, Wright L, Callwood A, Condolora J, Kuka K, Sills J, Thiele P, Tropeano L, Kline D, Mullen R. In her own words: understanding the health needs of older lesbians. J Women Aging. 2022 Sep-Oct;34(5):596-604. PubMed PMID: 34328064
  • Koenigsberger D, Marquez A, Hughes PR, Mullen R. Prescribe an SGLT2 inhibitor for heart failure in the absence of diabetes?. J Fam Pract. 2021 Jul;70(6):E7-E9. PubMed PMID: 34431782
  • Candrian C, Wright L, Callwood A, Condolora J, Kuka K, Sills J, Thiele P, Tropeano L, Kline D, Mullen R. In her own words: understanding the health needs of older lesbians. J Women Aging. 2021 Jul 30;:1-9. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 34328064
  • Oser TK, Roy S, Parascando J, Mullen R, Radico J, Reedy-Cooper A, Moss J. Loneliness in Primary Care Patients: Relationships With Body Mass Index and Health Care Utilization. J Patient Cent Res Rev. 2021 Summer;8(3):239-247. PubMed PMID: 34322576
  • Ofei-Dodoo S, Mullen R, Pasternak A, Hester CM, Callen E, Bujold EJ, Carroll JK, Kimminau KS. Loneliness, Burnout, and Other Types of Emotional Distress Among Family Medicine Physicians: Results From a National Survey. J Am Board Fam Med. 2021 May-Jun;34(3):531-541. PubMed PMID: 34088813
  • Mullen R, Weidner A, Liaw W, Mainous AG, Hester CM, Goodyear-Smith F, Nease D, Schneider D, Ewigman B. Family medicine research capacity in the USA. Fam Pract. 2021 Mar 29;38(2):187-189. PubMed PMID: 33159206
  • Fernald, D.H., Mullen, R., Hall, T. et al. Exemplary Practices in Cardiovascular Care: Results on Clinical Quality Measures from the EvidenceNOW Southwest Cooperative. J GEN INTERN MED (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11606-020-06094-5
  • Mullen, R., Weidner, A., Liaw, W., Mainous, A.G., Hester, C., Goodyear-Smith, F., Nease, D., Schneider, D., Ewigman, B. Family Medicine Research Capacity in the United States. Family Practice (2020). https://doi.org/10.1093/fampra/cmaa119
  • Tong S, Mullen RA, Hochheimer CJ, Sabo RT, Liaw WR, Nease DE Jr, Krist AH, Frey JJ 3rd. Geographic Characteristics of Loneliness in Primary Care. Ann Fam Med. 2019 Mar;17(2):158-160. PubMed PMID: 30858259
  • Mullen RA, Tong S, Sabo RT, Liaw WR, Marshall J, Nease DE Jr, Krist AH, Frey JJ 3rd. Loneliness in Primary Care Patients: A Prevalence Study. Ann Fam Med. 2019 Mar;17(2):108-115. PubMed PMID: 30858253
  • Lyon C, Mullen R, Deffenbacher B, Reed A, Nashelsky J. Clinical Inquiries: Does exercise relieve vasomotor menopausal symptoms?. J Fam Pract. 2018 Mar;67(3):175-176. PubMed PMID: 29509823
  • Lyon C, Mullen R, Ashby D. PURL: Time to stop glucosamine and chondroitin for knee OA?. J Fam Pract. 2018 Sep;67(9):566-568. PubMed PMID: 30216397
  • deGruy FV 3rd, Ewigman B, DeVoe JE, Hughes L, James P, Schneider FD, Hickner J, Stange K, Van Fossen T, Kuzel AJ, Mullen R. A Plan for Useful and Timely Family Medicine and Primary Care Research. Fam Med. 2015 Sep;47(8):636-42. PubMed PMID: 26382122
  • Mullen, R., Collier, K. Is HPV self-swab collection as effective as clinician collect for cervical cancer screening? Pending publication at Evidence-Based Practice.
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Professional Memberships

  • NAPCRG, Member, Previous Board Member
  • AAFP National Research Network, Board Member
  • American Academy of Family Physicians, Member

Practice Locations

UCHealth A.F. Williams Family Medicine Clinic - Central Park
3055 Roslyn Street
Suite 100
Denver, CO 80238
720-848-9000

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Family Medicine, Board Certification (2017)
Clinical Interests
Full scope family medicine including women's health, obstetrics, pediatrics and newborn care, geriatrics, chronic disease management, LGBTQ+ care including transgender health.

Care Philosophy
I believe that in order to provide the best care for patients, one must aim to understand the social context from which patients derive, appreciate and advocate for patient engagement, implement shared decision making, and emphasize inclusivity, prevention, and whole person wellness.

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of Kansas School of Medicine (2014)
Graduate Schools:
  • MPH, University of Kansas (2014)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, University of Texas–Austin (TX) (2009)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Colorado, Chief Resident, Family Medicine (2017)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado, Research (2017)
Department: Family Medicine
Contact Us
CU Anschutz
Fitzsimons Building

13001 East 17th Place
Campus Box C290
Aurora, CO 80045

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