• 1622 Citations
1990 …2020

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Training Experience

1986Residency, University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry
1987Fellowship, University of Rochester Medical Center

Research Interests

I serve as Professor in the Department of Medical Social Sciences at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Following a residency in Preventive Medicine, I completed a fellowship in Health Services Research emphasizing large database design and analysis and inter-disciplinary chronic care models. This training laid the foundation for a career in quality improvement (Medical Director for Quality) and outcomes research. I serve as Principal Investigator of FORCE-TJR, a P50 (AHRQ) for comparative effectiveness research in total joint replacement (TJR) outcomes. This national effort enrolled over 30,000 TJR patients from 200 orthopedists to determine best practices to achieve optimal pain relief and physical function for adults with knee and hip arthritis. Annual patient-reported outcomes (PROs), adverse events, and revision data will be collected indefinitely from this longitudinal research cohort. FORCE-TJR returns real-time individual and aggregate trended PRO and risk data to sites to foster a learning health system. In addition, a PCORI-funded cluster randomized trial (6000 patients; 30 surgeons) is evaluating the role of PRO-based, tailored predictive data in a shared decision tool to guide TJR decisions. Other research includes evaluation of physical therapy, alternate anti-thrombotic medications, and opioid use on TJR outcomes.

Education/Academic qualification

MPH, University of Rochester

… → 1989

MBA, University of Rochester

… → 1986

MD, University of Rochester

… → 1983

Research interests

  • Orthopedics
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Outcome Measures
  • Patient-Centered Care
  • Physical activity
  • Quality Improvement
  • Quality of Life

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Research Output

Patient-Reported Outcomes Following Total Hip Arthroplasty: A Multicenter Comparison Based on Surgical Approaches

The PEPPER Investigators, Apr 2020, In : Journal of Arthroplasty. 35, 4, p. 1029-1035.e3

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  • 3 Scopus citations

    Racial/Ethnic and Sex Differences in Total Knee Arthroplasty Outcomes

    Franklin, P. D., Suleiman, L. I. & Ibrahim, S. A., May 1 2020, In : JAMA network open. 3, 5, p. e205000

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    Open Access
    1 Scopus citations

    The Effects of Bundled Payment Programs for Hip and Knee Arthroplasty on Patient-Reported Outcomes

    The PEPPER Investigators, Apr 2020, In : Journal of Arthroplasty. 35, 4, p. 918-925.e7

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Scopus citations

    A 12-item short form of the Hip disability and Osteoarthritis Outcome Score (HOOS-12): tests of reliability, validity and responsiveness

    Gandek, B., Roos, E. M., Franklin, P. D. & Ware, J. E., May 2019, In : Osteoarthritis and Cartilage. 27, 5, p. 754-761 8 p.

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  • 3 Scopus citations

    A 12-item short form of the Knee injury and Osteoarthritis Outcome Score (KOOS-12): tests of reliability, validity and responsiveness

    Gandek, B., Roos, E. M., Franklin, P. D. & Ware, J. E., May 2019, In : Osteoarthritis and Cartilage. 27, 5, p. 762-770 9 p.

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  • 6 Scopus citations