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Research Interests

I have been the PI for several federal and foundation funded studies developing and evaluating the effectiveness of evidence-based approaches and system level healthcare delivery interventions spanning several high priority contexts and populations: pediatrics; neonatology; ambulatory care; chronic disease care; surgical safety; and transplantation. I have a broad background and demonstrated leadership in research focused on assessment and improvement of both healthcare processes and outcomes and with specific training and expertise in key research areas including: research design and management, complex intervention implementation, system and process redesign, data collection and analyses, healthcare communications, and effective medical teamwork principles.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Brandeis University

… → 2003

Research interests

  • Childbirth Injuries
  • Health Communications
  • Health Services Research
  • Healthcare Quality
  • Medical Education
  • Patient Safety
  • Qualitative Research Methods
  • Quality Improvement

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Grants 2003 2021

Reproducibility of Results
Medical Staff

Research Output 1997 2019

2 Citations (Scopus)

Immediate and long-term effects of a team-based quality improvement training programme

O'Leary, K. J., Fant, A. L., Thurk, J., Bilimoria, K. Y., Didwania, A. K., Gleason, K. M., Groth, M., Holl, J. L., Knoten, C. A., Martin, G. J., O'sullivan, P., Schumacher, M. & Woods, D., May 1 2019, In : BMJ Quality and Safety. 28, 5, p. 366-373 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quality Improvement
Independent Living
Terminal Care
Odds Ratio
Quality of Life
Confidence Intervals
1 Citation (Scopus)

Association Between the 7-Day Moving Average for Nutrition and Growth in Very Low Birth Weight Infants

Falciglia, G. H., Murthy, K., Holl, J., Palac, H. L., Oumarbaeva, Y., Yadavalli, P., Woods, D. & Robinson, D. T., May 1 2018, In : Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition. 42, 4, p. 805-812 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Very Low Birth Weight Infant
Weights and Measures

Energy and Protein Intake During the Transition from Parenteral to Enteral Nutrition in Infants of Very Low Birth Weight

Falciglia, G. H., Murthy, K., Holl, J. L., Palac, H. L., Oumarbaeva, Y., Woods, D. M. & Robinson, D. T., Nov 1 2018, In : Journal of Pediatrics. 202, p. 38-43.e1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Very Low Birth Weight Infant
Enteral Nutrition
Energy Intake
Small Intestine

Redesigning transplant organ labeling to prevent patient harm and organ loss

Khorzad, R., Montague, E., Nannicelli, A. P., Woods, D., Ladner, D. P., Brown, A. & Holl, J. L., Jan 1 2018, In : Progress in Transplantation. 28, 3, p. 271-277 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Harm
United States Health Resources and Services Administration