Rodger Kessler, PhD
Visiting Research Professor, Family Medicine

Department: Family Medicine


  • Reviewed 1. Littenberg, B., Clifton, J., van Eeghen, C., Kessler RS, etal. A cluster randomized trial of primary care practice redesign to integrate behavioral health for those who need it most: patients with multiple chronic conditions. Accepted for publication May 31, 2023. Annals of Family Medicine.
  • Hudon C, Kessler RS., “Integrating case management for patients with complex needs in on the ground practice: the importance of context in evaluative designs.” Health research policy and systems. 2023; 21(1):9.
  • Nagykaldi Z, Littenberg B, Bonnell L, Breshears R, Clifton J, Crocker A, Hitt J, Kessler RS, Mollis B, Miyamoto R, van Eeghen C., “Econometric evaluation of implementing a behavioral health integration intervention in primary care settings.” Translational Behavioral Medicine. 2023
  • Hitt, JR, Brennhofer SA, Martin MP, Macchi CR, Mullin D, van Eeghen C, Littenberg B, Kessler R.S., “Further Experience with the Practice Integration Profile: A Measure of Behavioral Health and Primary Care Integration.” Journal of clinical psychology in medical settings. 2023; 29(2):274–284.
  • Clifton, J., Bonnell, L., Hitt, J., Crocker, A., Rose, G.L., van Eeghen, C., Kessler, RS., Stephens, K.A., Teng, K., Leon, J., Mollis, B., Littenberg, B. ( 2022). Cross-sectional study examined burnout among primary care professionals across 13 states. Journal American Board of Family Medicine 34.6 (2021): 1203-1211
  • O'Donnell, R., Wu, S., Rolfes, J., Tungpunkom, P., Tamdee, D., Turtle, E., Gilpatrick, K., Sato, K., Reeser, B., Abdalla, M., & Kessler, R. Integrated behavioral healthcare in Thailand: A case study from Chiang Mai. Psychosomatic Medicine Research. 2022;4(1):3.
  • O’Donnell R, Rolfes J., Wu S., Abdalla M., Marsiglia R., Mei P., An P., Senanuch P., Patraporn Tungpunkom P., Koy V., Tao H., Savuon K., Kessler R. Evaluating the Gap of Integrated Behavioral Health Programs for NCDs in China, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Thailand. Asian Journal of Health Sciences, 2022. 9, (2),1-11.
  • Rose GL, Weldon TL, McEntee ML, Hitt JR, Kessler R, Littenberg B, Macchi CR, Martin MP, Mullin DJ, van Eeghen C. Practice integration profile revised: Improving item readability and completion. Fam Syst Health. 2022 Sep 1. doi: 10.1037/fsh0000723. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 36048050.
  • Ma, Kessler RS., Etal. 2022. Payment strategies for behavioral health integration in hospital-affiliated and non-hospital affiliated primary care practices. Translational Behavioral Medicine. Accepted for publication.
  • Feise R, Mathieson S,Witenko C, Zama F, Kessler RS., Brown B. Benefits and Harms of Treatments for Chronic Non-Specific Low Back Pain Without Radiculopathy: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Spine Journl. Published:November 15, 2022DOI:
  • Hitt JR, Brennhofer SA, Martin MP, Macchi CR, Mullin D, van Eeghen C, Littenberg L, Kessler RS. Further Experience with the Practice Integration Profile A Measure of Behavioral Health and Primary Care Integration. J Clin Psychol Med Settings. JOCS- 2021
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