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Joann Kirchner

InstitutionUniversity of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
DepartmentPsychiatry, College of Medicine
DivisionPSY Health Services Research
Address VA North Little Rock
2200 Ft. Roots Drive
Mail Slot # 755
North Little Rock AR 72214
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    TitleAssistant Professor
    InstitutionUniversity of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
    DepartmentCollege of Public Health

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    1. Rogal SS, Yakovchenko V, Waltz TJ, Powell BJ, Kirchner JE, Proctor EK, Gonzalez R, Park A, Ross D, Morgan TR, Chartier M, Chinman MJ. The association between implementation strategy use and the uptake of hepatitis C treatment in a national sample. Implement Sci. 2017 May 11; 12(1):60. PMID: 28494811.
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    2. Ritchie MJ, Parker LE, Edlund CN, Kirchner JE. Using implementation facilitation to foster clinical practice quality and adherence to evidence in challenged settings: a qualitative study. BMC Health Serv Res. 2017 Apr 20; 17(1):294. PMID: 28424052.
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    3. Kirchner JE, Woodward EN, Smith JL, Curran GM, Kilbourne AM, Owen RR, Bauer MS. Implementation Science Supports Core Clinical Competencies: An Overview and Clinical Example. Prim Care Companion CNS Disord. 2016 Dec 08; 18(6). PMID: 27959478.
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    4. Bauer MS, Miller C, Kim B, Lew R, Weaver K, Coldwell C, Henderson K, Holmes S, Seibert MN, Stolzmann K, Elwy AR, Kirchner J. Partnering with health system operations leadership to develop a controlled implementation trial. Implement Sci. 2016 Feb 24; 11:22. PMID: 26912342; PMCID: PMC4765154.
    5. Waltz TJ, Powell BJ, Matthieu MM, Damschroder LJ, Chinman MJ, Smith JL, Proctor EK, Kirchner JE. Use of concept mapping to characterize relationships among implementation strategies and assess their feasibility and importance: results from the Expert Recommendations for Implementing Change (ERIC) study. Implement Sci. 2015 Aug 07; 10:109. PMID: 26249843; PMCID: PMC4527340.
    6. Powell BJ, Waltz TJ, Chinman MJ, Damschroder LJ, Smith JL, Matthieu MM, Proctor EK, Kirchner JE. A refined compilation of implementation strategies: results from the Expert Recommendations for Implementing Change (ERIC) project. Implement Sci. 2015 Feb 12; 10:21. PMID: 25889199; PMCID: PMC4328074.
    7. Kirchner JE, Ritchie MJ, Pitcock JA, Parker LE, Curran GM, Fortney JC. Outcomes of a partnered facilitation strategy to implement primary care-mental health. J Gen Intern Med. 2014 Dec; 29 Suppl 4:904-12. PMID: 25355087; PMCID: PMC4239280.
    8. Kilbourne AM, Almirall D, Eisenberg D, Waxmonsky J, Goodrich DE, Fortney JC, Kirchner JE, Solberg LI, Main D, Bauer MS, Kyle J, Murphy SA, Nord KM, Thomas MR. Protocol: Adaptive Implementation of Effective Programs Trial (ADEPT): cluster randomized SMART trial comparing a standard versus enhanced implementation strategy to improve outcomes of a mood disorders program. Implement Sci. 2014 Sep 30; 9:132. PMID: 25267385; PMCID: PMC4189548.
    9. Waltz TJ, Campbell DG, Kirchner JE, Lombardero A, Bolkan C, Zivin K, Lanto AB, Chaney EF, Rubenstein LV. Veterans with depression in primary care: provider preferences, matching, and care satisfaction. Fam Syst Health. 2014 Dec; 32(4):367-77. PMID: 25090611.
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    10. Kirchner JE, Kearney LK, Ritchie MJ, Dollar KM, Swensen AB, Schohn M. Research & services partnerships: lessons learned through a national partnership between clinical leaders and researchers. Psychiatr Serv. 2014 May 01; 65(5):577-9. PMID: 24585229.
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    11. Waltz TJ, Powell BJ, Chinman MJ, Smith JL, Matthieu MM, Proctor EK, Damschroder LJ, Kirchner JE. Expert Recommendations for Implementing Change (ERIC): protocol for a mixed methods study. Implement Sci. 2014 Mar 26; 9:39. PMID: 24669765; PMCID: PMC3987065.
    12. Ritchie MJ, Dollar KM, Kearney LK, Kirchner JE. Research and services partnerships: Responding to needs of clinical operations partners: transferring implementation facilitation knowledge and skills. Psychiatr Serv. 2014 Feb 01; 65(2):141-3. PMID: 24492898.
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    13. Ford JH, Krahn D, Oliver KA, Kirchner J. Sustainability in primary care and Mental Health Integration projects in Veterans Health Administration. Qual Manag Health Care. 2012 Oct-Dec; 21(4):240-51. PMID: 23011071; PMCID: PMC4559333.
    14. Garner KK, Goodwin JA, McSweeney JC, Kirchner JE. Nurse executives' perceptions of end-of-life care provided in hospitals. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2013 Feb; 45(2):235-43. PMID: 22926091; PMCID: PMC3529129.
    15. Waliski A, Kirchner JE, Shue VM, Bokony PA. Psychological traumas of war: training school counselors as home-front responders. J Rural Health. 2012; 28(4):348-55. PMID: 23083081.
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    16. Durai UN, Chopra MP, Coakley E, Llorente MD, Kirchner JE, Cook JM, Levkoff SE. Exposure to trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms in older veterans attending primary care: comorbid conditions and self-rated health status. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2011 Jun; 59(6):1087-92. PMID: 21649614.
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    17. Garner KK, Henager AA, Kirchner JE, Sullivan DH. The elephant in the room: facilitating communication at the end of life. Fam Med. 2011 Apr; 43(4):277-8. PMID: 21500003.
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    18. Kirchner JE, Farmer MS, Shue VM, Blevins D, Sullivan G. Partnering with communities to address the mental health needs of rural veterans. J Rural Health. 2011; 27(4):416-24. PMID: 21967386.
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    19. Tai-Seale M, Kunik M, Kirchner JE, Shepherd A, Gottumukkala A. A Case Study of Early Experience with Implementation of Collaborative Care in the VA. Population Health Management. 2011.
    20. Tai-Seale M, Kunik ME, Shepherd A, Kirchner J, Gottumukkala A. A case study of early experience with implementation of collaborative care in the Veterans Health Administration. Popul Health Manag. 2010 Dec; 13(6):331-7. PMID: 21090989; PMCID: PMC3135899.
    21. Blevins D, Farmer MS, Edlund C, Sullivan G, Kirchner JE. Collaborative research between clinicians and researchers: a multiple case study of implementation. Implement Sci. 2010 Oct 14; 5:76. PMID: 20946658; PMCID: PMC2967497.
    22. Blevins D, Farmer MS, Edlund C, Sullivan G, Kirchner J. Collaborative Research between Clinicians and Researchers: Barriers and Facilitators in the Clinical Partnership Program. Implementation Science. 2010; 5:77.
    23. Kirchner JE, Parker LE, Bonner LM, Fickel JJ, Yano EM, Ritchie MJ. Roles of managers, frontline staff and local champions, in implementing quality improvement: stakeholders' perspectives. J Eval Clin Pract. 2012 Feb; 18(1):63-9. PMID: 20738467.
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    24. Bonner LM, Simons CE, Parker LE, Yano EM, Kirchner JE. 'To take care of the patients': Qualitative analysis of Veterans Health Administration personnel experiences with a clinical informatics system. Implement Sci. 2010 Aug 20; 5:63. PMID: 20727182; PMCID: PMC2931450.
    25. Kirchner J, Edlund CN, Henderson K, Daily L, Parker LE, Fortney JC. Using a multi-level approach to implement a primary care mental health (PCMH) program. Fam Syst Health. 2010 Jun; 28(2):161-74. PMID: 20695673.
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    26. Kirchner JE, Edlund C, Henderson K, Daily L, Parker LE, Fortney JC. Using a multilevel approach to implement PCMH. Families, Systems, and Health. 2010; 2(28):161-174.
    27. Garner, KK, Lefler L, Kirchner JE, Sullivan DH. Surrogate Decision Making: Medical and Legal Implications for Healthcare Providers. 2010.
    28. Parker LE, Ritchie MJ, Kirchner JE, Owen RR. Balancing health care evidence and art to meet clinical needs: policymakers' perspectives. J Eval Clin Pract. 2009 Dec; 15(6):970-5. PMID: 20367694; PMCID: PMC2810443.
    29. Luck J, Hagigi F, Parker LE, Yano EM, Rubenstein LV, Kirchner JE. A social marketing approach to implementing evidence-based practice in VHA QUERI: the TIDES depression collaborative care model. Implement Sci. 2009 Sep 28; 4:64. PMID: 19785754; PMCID: PMC2762953.
    30. Luck J, Hagigi FA, Parker LE, Yano EM, Kirchner JE. A social marketing approach to implementing evidence-basd practice: The TIDES Depression Collaborative Care Model in the Veterans Health Administration Quality Enhancement Research Initiative. Implementation Science. 2009; 4(64).
    31. Liu CF, Rubenstein LV, Kirchner JE, Fortney JC, Perkins MW, Ober SK, Pyne JM, Chaney EF. Organizational cost of quality improvement for depression care. Health Serv Res. 2009 Feb; 44(1):225-44. PMID: 19146566; PMCID: PMC2669623.
    32. Schutte K, Yano EM, Kilbourne AM, Wickrama B, Kirchner JE, Humphreys K. Organizational context of primary care approaches for manging problem drinking. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment. 2009; 36(4):435-445.
    33. Parker LE, Kirchner JE, Bonner LM, Fickel JJ, Ritchie MJ, Simons CE, Yano EM. Creating a quality-improvement dialogue: utilizing knowledge from frontline staff, managers, and experts to foster health care quality improvement. Qual Health Res. 2009 Feb; 19(2):229-42. PMID: 19092141.
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    34. Schutte K, Yano EM, Kilbourne AM, Wickrama B, Kirchner JE, Humphreys K. Organizational contexts of primary care approaches for managing problem drinking. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2009 Jun; 36(4):435-45. PMID: 19004595.
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    35. Kunik ME, Hudson S, Schubert B, Nasrallah H, Kirchner JE, Sullivan G. Growing our own: a regional approach to encourage psychiatric residents to enter research. Acad Psychiatry. 2008 May-Jun; 32(3):236-40. PMID: 18467482.
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    36. Kirchner JE, Owen RR, Dockter N, Kramer TL, Henderson K, Armitage T, Allee E. Equity in veterans' mental health care: Veterans Affairs medical center clinics versus community-based outpatient clinics. Am J Med Qual. 2008 Mar-Apr; 23(2):128-35. PMID: 18230869.
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    37. Zanjani F, Mavandadi S, TenHave T, Katz I, Durai NB, Krahn D, Llorente M, Kirchner J, Olsen E, Van Stone W, Cooley S, Oslin DW. Longitudinal course of substance treatment benefits in older male veteran at-risk drinkers. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2008 Jan; 63(1):98-106. PMID: 18245767.
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    38. Kirchner, JE, Owen, RR, Dockter, NE, Kramer, TL, Henderson, K, Armitage, T, Allee, E. Equity in veterans' mental health care: Veterans Affairs Medical Center Clinics vs. Community-Based Outpatient Clinics. American Journal of Medical Quality. 2008; 23(2):128-135.
    39. Sherman, MD, Blevins, D, Kirchner, J, Ridener, LC, Jackson, T. Key factors involved in engaging significant others in the treatment of Vietnam veterans with PTSD. Professional Psych: Research & Practice. 2008; 39(4):443-450.
    40. Nietert PJ, French MT, Kirchner JE, Booth BM. Utilization and cost of mental health, substance abuse, and medical services among at-risk drinkers. Med Care Res Rev. 2007 Aug; 64(4):431-48. PMID: 17684111.
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    41. Campbell DG, Felker BL, Liu CF, Yano EM, Kirchner JE, Chan D, Rubenstein LV, Chaney EF. Prevalence of depression-PTSD comorbidity: implications for clinical practice guidelines and primary care-based interventions. J Gen Intern Med. 2007 Jun; 22(6):711-8. PMID: 17503104; PMCID: PMC2219856.
    42. Fickel JJ, Parker LE, Yano EM, Kirchner JE. Primary care - mental health collaboration: an example of assessing usual practice and potential barriers. J Interprof Care. 2007 Mar; 21(2):207-16. PMID: 17365393.
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    43. Mavandadi S, Ten Have TR, Katz IR, Durai UN, Krahn DD, Llorente MD, Kirchner JE, Olsen EJ, Van Stone WW, Cooley SL, Oslin DW. Effect of depression treatment on depressive symptoms in older adulthood: the moderating role of pain. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2007 Feb; 55(2):202-11. PMID: 17302656.
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    44. Kirchner JE, Rule C, Kramer TL, Bennett LA, Otwell S. Blending education, research, and service missions: the Arkansas model. Acad Med. 2007 Jan; 82(1):107-12. PMID: 17198301.
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    45. Kirchner JE, Zubritsky C, Cody M, Coakley E, Chen H, Ware JH, Oslin DW, Sanchez HA, Durai UN, Miles KM, Llorente MD, Costantino G, Levkoff S. Alcohol consumption among older adults in primary care. J Gen Intern Med. 2007 Jan; 22(1):92-7. PMID: 17351846; PMCID: PMC1824716.
    46. Mavandadi, S, Ten Have, TR, Katz, IR, Durai, UNB, Krahn, DD, Llorente, MD, Kirchner, JE, Olsen, EJ, Van Stone, WW, Cooley, SL. The effect of treatment on depressive symptoms in older adulthood: The moderating role of pain. Journal of American Geriatric Socity. 2007; 55(2):202-211.
    47. Campbell, DG, Felker, BL, Liu, CF, Yano, EM, Kirchner, JE, Chan, D, Bonner, LM, Rubenstein, LV, Chaney EF. Prevalence of depression-PTSD comorbidity: Implications for clincal practice guidelines and primary care-based interventions. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2007; 22(6):711-718.
    48. Fickel, JJ, Parker, LE, Kirchner, JE, Yano, EM. Primary care-mental health collaboration: Usual practice and potential barriers. Journal of Interprofessional Care. 2007; 21(2):207-216.
    49. Kirchner, JE, Rule, C, Bennett, LA, Kramer, TL. Blending education, research and service missions: The Arkansas Behavioral Health Model. Academic Medicine. 2007; 82(1):107-112.
    50. Oslin DW, Grantham S, Coakley E, Maxwell J, Miles K, Ware J, Blow FC, Krahn DD, Bartels SJ, Zubritsky C, Olsen E, Kirchner JE, Levkoff S. PRISM-E: comparison of integrated care and enhanced specialty referral in managing at-risk alcohol use. Psychiatr Serv. 2006 Jul; 57(7):954-8. PMID: 16816279; PMCID: PMC3169203.
    51. Booth BM, Kirchner JE, Fortney SM, Han X, Thrush CR, French MT. Measuring use of health services for at-risk drinkers: how brief can you get? J Behav Health Serv Res. 2006 Apr; 33(2):254-64. PMID: 16645911.
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    52. Kilbourne AM, Pincus HA, Schutte K, Kirchner JE, Haas GL, Yano EM. Management of mental disorders in VA primary care practices. Adm Policy Ment Health. 2006 Mar; 33(2):208-14. PMID: 16477518.
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    53. Chen, H, Vega, R, Kirchner JE, Maxwell, J, Levkoff, SE. Evidence-Based Behavioral Health Practices for Older Adults: A Guide to Implementation. Quality Management in Evidence-Based Service Programs. 2006; Three.
    54. Sullivan G, Duan N, Mukherjee S, Kirchner J, Perry D, Henderson K. The role of services researchers in facilitating intervention research. Psychiatr Serv. 2005 May; 56(5):537-42. PMID: 15872160.
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    55. Sullivan, G, Duan, N, Mukherjee, S, Kirchner JE, Perry, D, Henderson, KL. The role of services researches in facilitating intervention research. Psychiatric Services. 2005; 56(5):537-542.
    56. Nietert PJ, French MT, Kirchner J, Han X, Booth BM. Health services utilization and cost for at-risk drinkers: rural and urban comparisons. J Stud Alcohol. 2004 May; 65(3):353-62. PMID: 15222592.
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    57. Kirchner JE, Curran GM, Aikens J. Datapoints: detecting depression in VA primary care clinics. Psychiatr Serv. 2004 Apr; 55(4):350. PMID: 15067144.
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    58. Kirchner JE, Cody M, Thrush CR, Sullivan G, Rapp CG. Identifying factors critical to implementation of integrated mental health services in rural VA community-based outpatient clinics. J Behav Health Serv Res. 2004 Jan-Mar; 31(1):13-25. PMID: 14722477.
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    59. Kirchner, JE, Curran, GM, Aikens, J. Datapoints: Detecting of depression in VA primary care clinics. Psychiatric Services. 2004; 55(4):350.
    60. Curran GM, Kirchner JE, Allee E, Booth BM. Datapoints: detection of substance use disorders in veterans affairs primary care clinics. Psychiatr Serv. 2003 Oct; 54(10):1326. PMID: 14557514.
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    61. Owen RR, Fischer EP, Kirchner JE, Thrush CR, Williams DK, Cuffel BJ, Elliott CE, Booth BM. Clinical practice variations in prescribing antipsychotics for patients with schizophrenia. Am J Med Qual. 2003 Jul-Aug; 18(4):140-6. PMID: 12934949.
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    62. Fortney JC, Booth BM, Kirchner JE, Williams DK, Han X. Differences between physical and behavioral health benefits in the health plans of at-risk drinkers. Psychiatr Serv. 2003 Jan; 54(1):97-102. PMID: 12509674.
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    63. Fortney JC, Booth BM, Kirchner JE, Han X. Rural-urban differences in health care benefits of a community-based sample of at-risk drinkers. J Rural Health. 2003; 19(3):292-8. PMID: 12839138.
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    64. Curran, GM, Kirchner JE, Allee, E, Booth, BM. Detection of substance use disorders in Veterans Affairs primary care clinics. Psychiatric Services. 2003; 54(10):1326.
    65. Kirchner JE, Curran GM, Thrush CR, Owen RR, Fortney JC, Booth BM. Depressive disorders and alcohol dependence in a community population. Community Ment Health J. 2002 Oct; 38(5):361-73. PMID: 12236407.
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    66. Curran GM, Kirchner JE, Worley M, Rookey C, Booth BM. Depressive symptomatology and early attrition from intensive outpatient substance use treatment. J Behav Health Serv Res. 2002 May; 29(2):138-43. PMID: 12032971.
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    67. Kirchner JE, Thrush, CR, Rapp, CG, Cody, M, Sullivan, G. Identifying factor critical to implementing integrated mental health services in rural VA Community-Based Outpatient Clinics. Department of Veterans Affairs, Health Services & Research Developement. 2002.
    68. Kramer, TL, Jones, KA, Kirchner JE, Miller, TL, Wilson, C. Addressing personnel concerns about school violence through education, assessment and strategic planning. Journal of Education. 2002; 123(2):292-304.
    69. Booth, BM, Kirchner JE. Correaltes and 6-month outcomes for co-occurring cannabis use in rural and urban at-risk dinkers. Substance Use and Misuse. 2001; 36(6&7):717-733.
    70. Kirchner JE, Yoder, MC, Kramer, TL, Lindsey, MS, Thrush, CR. Development of an educational program to increase school personnel's awareness about child and adolescent depression. Journal of Education. 2000; 121(2):235-246.
    71. Rost, K, Kirchner JE, Fortney, JC, Booth, BM. Rural-urban differences in service use by at-risk drinkers. Journal of Rural Community. 2000; E3(1).
    72. Kirchner JE, Owen, RR, Nordquist, CR, Clardy, JA. Developing clinician scientists through integrated research training in psychiatry. Teaching and Learning in Medicine. 1998; 10(3):183.
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