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Angela Fagerlin

Angela Fagerlin, PhD

Languages spoken: English

Academic Information

Departments Primary - Population Health Sciences

Academic Office Information

Research Interests

  • Factors that Affect People’s Perception of Risks
  • Testing Methods for Improving Risk Communication
  • Developing and Testing of Decision Aids in Clinical Contexts, Particularly their Impact on Patient Decision Making and Patient-Physician Communication
  • Investigating the Effect of Numeracy Skills on Medical Decision Making
  • Examining the Role of Living Wills and Surrogate Decision-Making at the End of Life

Education History

Doctoral Training Kent State University
Kent State University
Undergraduate Hope College

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  1. Thorpe A, Fagerlin A, Drews FA, Shoemaker H, Brecha FS, Scherer LD (2024). Predictors of COVID-19 vaccine uptake: an online three-wave survey study of US adults. BMC Infect Dis, 24(1), 304. (Read full article)
  2. Khouri A, Stephens MJ, Young J, Galyean P, Knettel BA, Cherenack EM, Zickmund S, Watt MH, Bartlett J, Pollak KI, Ubel PA, Fagerlin A, Suneja G (2023). Cancer Treatment Decision-Making for People Living With HIV: Physician-Reported Barriers, Facilitators, and Recommendations. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr, 94(5), 482-489. (Read full article)
  3. Blakeslee SB, Gunn CM, Parker PA, Fagerlin A, Battaglia T, Bevers TB, Bandos H, McCaskill-Stevens W, Kennedy JW, Holmberg C (2023). Talking numbers: how women and providers use risk scores during and after risk counseling - a qualitative investigation from the NRG Oncology/NSABP DMP-1 study. BMJ Open, 13(11), e073138. (Read full article)
  4. Hutten RJ, Weil CR, King AJ, Barney B, Bylund CL, Fagerlin A, Gaffney DK, Gill D, Scherer L, Suneja G, Tward JD, Warner EL, Werner TL, Whipple G, Evans J, Johnson SB (2023). Multi-Institutional Analysis of Cancer Patient Exposure, Perceptions, and Trust in Information Sources Regarding Complementary and Alternative Medicine. JCO Oncol Pract, 19(11), 1000-1008. (Read full article)
  5. Levine DA, Whitney RT, Galecki AT, Fagerlin A, Wallner LP, Shore S, Langa KM, Nallamothu BK, Morgenstern LB, Giordani B, Reale BK, Blair EM, Sharma A, Kabeto MU, Plassman BL, Zahuranec DB (2023). Patient Cognitive Status and Physician Recommendations for Cardiovascular Disease Treatment: Results of Two Nationwide, Randomized Survey Studies. J Gen Intern Med. (Read full article)
  6. Wright Nunes JA, Resnicow K, Richardson C, Levine D, Kerr E, Saran R, Gillespie B, Bragg-Gresham J, Delacroix EL, Considine S, Fan A, Ellies T, Garcia-Guzman L, Grzyb K, Klinkman M, Rockwell P, Billi J, Martin C, Collier K, Parker-Featherstone E, Bryant N, Seitz M, Lukela J, Brinley FJ, Fagerlin A (2023). Controlling Hypertension through Education and Coaching in Kidney Disease (CHECK-D): protocol of a cluster randomised controlled trial. BMJ Open, 13(8), e071318. (Read full article)
  7. Jones AE, McCarty MM, Cameron KA, Cavanaugh KL, Steinberg BA, Passman R, Kansal P, Guzman A, Chen E, Zhong L, Fagerlin A, Hargraves I, Montori VM, Brito JP, Noseworthy PA, Ozanne EM (2023). Development of Complementary Encounter and Patient Decision Aids for Shared Decision Making about Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation. MDM Policy Pract, 8(1), 23814683231178033. (Read full article)
  8. Henry V, Stephens MJ, Galyean P, Young J, Zickmund S, Knettel BA, Bartlett J, Watt MH, Pollak KI, Ubel PA, Fagerlin A, Suneja G (2023). Improving Cancer Care in People Living with HIV: A Qualitative Study of Provider Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practice. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys, 116(1), 60-67. (Read full article)
  9. Annadanam S, Garg G, Fagerlin A, Powell C, Chen E, Segal JH, Ojo A, Wright Nunes J (2023). Patient-Centered Outcomes With a Multidisciplinary CKD Care Team Approach: An Observational Study. Kidney Med, 5(4), 100602. (Read full article)
  10. Peterson J, Wilson TF, Watt MH, Gruhl J, Davis S, Olsen J, Parsons MW, Kann BH, Swire-Thompson B, Fagerlin A, Warner EL, King AJ, Chino F, Johnson SB (2023). International medical tourism of US cancer patients for alternative cancer treatments: Financial, demographic, and clinical profiles of online crowdfunding campaigns. Cancer Med, 12(7), 8871-8879. (Read full article)
  11. Blair EM, Reale BK, Zahuranec DB, Forman J, Langa KM, Giordani B, Fagerlin A, Kollman C, Whitney RT, Levine DA (2022). Perspectives on Why Patients with Mild Cognitive Impairment Might Receive Fewer Cardiovascular Disease Treatments than Patients with Normal Cognition. J Alzheimers Dis, 91(2), 573-584. (Read full article)
  12. Jagsi R, Beeland TD, Sia K, Szczygiel LA, Allen MR, Arora VM, Bair-Merritt M, Bauman MD, Bogner HR, Daumit G, Davis E, Fagerlin A, Ford DE, Gbadegesin R, Griendling K, Hartmann K, Hedayati SS, Jackson RD, Matulevicius S, Mugavero MJ, Nehl EJ, Neogi T, Regensteiner JG, Rubin MA, Rubio D, Singer K, Tucker Edmonds B, Volerman A, Laney S, Patton C, Escobar Alvarez S (2022). Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Fund to Retain Clinical Scientists: innovating support for early-career family caregivers. J Clin Invest, 132(23). (Read full article)
  13. Levy AG, Thorpe A, Scherer LD, Scherer AM, Drews FA, Butler JM, Burpo N, Shoemaker H, Stevens V, Fagerlin A (2022). Misrepresentation and Nonadherence Regarding COVID-19 Public Health Measures. JAMA Netw Open, 5(10), e2235837. (Read full article)
  14. Fridman I, Ubel PA, Kahn VC, Fagerlin A (2022). Association of quantitative information and patient knowledge about prostate cancer outcomes. Health Psychol, 41(7), 484-491. (Read full article)
  15. Delaney RK, Sisco-Taylor BL, Wang X, Scherr K, Ubel PA, Haaland B, Kahn VC, Hamstra D, Wei JT, Madanay F, Davis JK, Greeno TU, Fagerlin A (2022). Two Specialists, Two Recommendations: Discordance between Urologists' & Radiation Oncologists' Prostate Cancer Treatment Recommendations. Urology, 169, 156-161. (Read full article)
  16. Thomas SA, Siriruchatanon M, Albert SL, Bjurlin M, Hoffmann JC, Langford A, Braithwaite RS, Makarov DV, Fagerlin A, Kang SK (2022). Development and Pilot Evaluation of a Decision Aid for Small Kidney Masses. J Am Coll Radiol. (Read full article)
  17. Duff K, Wan L, Levine DA, Giordani B, Fowler NR, Fagerlin A, King JB, Hoffman JM (2022). The Quick Dementia Rating System and Its Relationship to Biomarkers of Alzheimer's Disease and Neuropsychological Performance. Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord, 51(3), 1-7. (Read full article)
  18. Lowery J, Fagerlin A, Larkin AR, Wiener RS, Skurla SE, Caverly TJ (2022). Implementation of a Web-Based Tool for Shared Decision-making in Lung Cancer Screening: Mixed Methods Quality Improvement Evaluation. JMIR Hum Factors, 9(2), e32399. (Read full article)
  19. Jones AE, McCarty MM, Brito JP, Noseworthy PA, Cavanaugh KL, Cameron KA, Barnes GD, Steinberg BA, Witt DM, Crossley GH, Passman R, Kansal P, Hargraves I, Schmidt M, Jackson E, Guzman A, Ariotti A, Pershing ML, Herrick J, Montori VM, Fagerlin A, Ozanne EM, STEP-UP AFIB Writing Group (2022). Randomized Evaluation of Decision Support Interventions for Atrial Fibrillation: Rationale and Design of the RED-AF study. Am Heart J, 248, 42-52. (Read full article)
  20. Maggio LA, Brecha FS, Fagerlin A, Good ML, Kanter SL (2022). Population Health at the Academic Health Center: An Interactive, Multipart, Case-Based Session for Executives, Faculty, and Administrators. MedEdPORTAL, 18, 11204. (Read full article)
  21. Blair EM, Zahuranec DB, Forman J, Reale BK, Langa KM, Giordani B, Fagerlin A, Kollman C, Whitney RT, Levine DA (2021). Physician Diagnosis and Knowledge of Mild Cognitive Impairment. J Alzheimers Dis, 85(1), 273-282. (Read full article)
  22. Kerber KA, Carender W, Telian SA, Fagerlin A, Tsodikov A, Meurer WJ (2021). Patient Self-Management of Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo: Instructional Video Development and Preliminary Evaluation of Behavioral Outcomes. Otol Neurotol, 43(1), e105-e115. (Read full article)
  23. Kimmel HJ, Levine DA, Whitney RT, Forman J, Plassman BL, Fagerlin A, Welsh-Bohmer KA, Reale BK, Galecki AT, Blair E, Langa KM, Giordani B, Kollman C, Wang J, Zahuranec DB (2021). A Mixed-Methods Study of the Impact of Mild Cognitive Impairment Diagnosis on Patient and Care Partner Perception of Health Risks. J Alzheimers Dis. (Read full article)
  24. Delaney RK, Pinto NM, Ozanne EM, Stark LA, Pershing ML, Thorpe A, Witteman HO, Thokala P, Lambert LM, Hansen LM, Greene TH, Fagerlin A (2021). Study protocol for a randomised clinical trial of a decision aid and values clarification method for parents of a fetus or neonate diagnosed with a life-threatening congenital heart defect. BMJ Open, 11(12), e055455. (Read full article)
  25. DeWitt J, Fagerlin A, Albasini-Mourao M, Chen EP, Harrison S, Garg G, Wright Nunes J (2021). The CKD Stress Scale: Development and identification of patients at risk. Clin Nephrol, 96(6), 309-316. (Read full article)
  26. Jones AE, Saunders J, Vazquez SR, Fagerlin A, Witt DM (2021). A survey of current anticoagulation patient education practices and development. Thromb Res, 208, 11-13. (Read full article)
  27. Chung MK, Fagerlin A, Wang PJ, Ajayi TB, Allen LA, Baykaner T, Benjamin EJ, Branda M, Cavanaugh KL, Chen LY, Crossley GH, Delaney RK, Eckhardt LL, Grady KL, Hargraves IG, True Hills M, Kalscheur MM, Kramer DB, Kunneman M, Lampert R, Langford AT, Lewis KB, Lu Y, Mandrola JM, Martinez K, Matlock DD, McCarthy SR, Montori VM, Noseworthy PA, Orland KM, Ozanne E, Passman R, Pundi K, Roden DM, Saarel EV, Schmidt MM, Sears SF, Stacey D, Stafford RS, Steinberg BA, Youn Wass S, Wright JM (2021). Shared Decision Making in Cardiac Electrophysiology Procedures and Arrhythmia Management. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol, 14(12), e007958. (Read full article)
  28. Pinto NM, Patel A, Delaney RK, Donofrio MT, Marino BS, Miller S, Ozanne EM, Zickmund SL, Karasawa MH, Pershing ML, Fagerlin A (2021). Provider insights on shared decision-making with families affected by CHD. Cardiol Young, 1-8. (Read full article)
  29. Wallace B, Matlock DD, Scherer A, Fagerlin A, Scherer LD (2021). Life Support Preferences in the Context of COVID-19: Results from a National US Survey. Med Decis Making, 41(8), 963-969. (Read full article)
  30. Rude T, Walter D, Ciprut S, Kelly MD, Wang C, Fagerlin A, Langford AT, Lepor H, Becker DJ, Li H, Loeb S, Ravenell J, Leppert JT, Makarov DV (2021). Interaction between race and prostate cancer treatment benefit in the Veterans Health Administration. Cancer, 127(21), 3985-3990. (Read full article)
  31. Taksler GB, Hu B, DeGrandis F Jr, Montori VM, Fagerlin A, Nagykaldi Z, Rothberg MB (2021). Effect of Individualized Preventive Care Recommendations vs Usual Care on Patient Interest and Use of Recommendations: A Pilot Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Netw Open, 4(11), e2131455. (Read full article)
  32. Witteman HO, Ndjaboue R, Vaisson G, Dansokho SC, Arnold B, Bridges JFP, Comeau S, Fagerlin A, Gavaruzzi T, Marcoux M, Pieterse A, Pignone M, Provencher T, Racine C, Regier D, Rochefort-Brihay C, Thokala P, Weernink M, White DB, Wills CE, Jansen J (2021). Clarifying Values: An Updated and Expanded Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Med Decis Making, 41(7), 801-820. (Read full article)
  33. Makarov DV, Ciprut S, Martinez-Lopez N, Fagerlin A, Thomas J, Shedlin M, Gold HT, Li H, Bhat S, Warren R, Ubel P, Ravenell JE (2021). Clinical Trial Protocol for a Randomized Trial of Community Health Worker-led Decision Coaching to Promote Shared Decision-making on Prostate Cancer Screening Among Black Male Patients and Their Providers. Eur Urol Focus, 7(5), 909-912. (Read full article)
  34. Delaney RK, Pinto NM, Ozanne EM, Brown H, Stark LA, Watt MH, Karasawa M, Patel A, Donofrio MT, Steltzer MM, Miller SG, Zickmund SL, Fagerlin A (2021). Parents' decision-making for their foetus or neonate with a severe congenital heart defect. Cardiol Young, 32(6), 1-8. (Read full article)
  35. Kawamoto K, Kukhareva PV, Weir C, Flynn MC, Nanjo CJ, Martin DK, Warner PB, Shields DE, Rodriguez-Loya S, Bradshaw RL, Cornia RC, Reese TJ, Kramer HS, Taft T, Curran RL, Morgan KL, Borbolla D, Hightower M, Turnbull WJ, Strong MB, Chapman WW, Gregory T, Stipelman CH, Shakib JH, Hess R, Boltax JP, Habboushe JP, Sakaguchi F, Turner KM, Narus SP, Tarumi S, Takeuchi W, Ban H, Wetter DW, Lam C, Caverly TJ, Fagerlin A, Norlin C, Malone DC, Kaphingst KA, Kohlmann WK, Brooke BS, Del Fiol G (2021). Establishing a multidisciplinary initiative for interoperable electronic health record innovations at an academic medical center. JAMIA Open, 4(3), ooab041. (Read full article)
  36. Johnson SB, Parsons M, Dorff T, Moran MS, Ward JH, Cohen SA, Akerley W, Bauman J, Hubbard J, Spratt DE, Bylund CL, Swire-Thompson B, Onega T, Scherer LD, Tward J, Fagerlin A (2021). Cancer Misinformation and Harmful Information on Facebook and Other Social Media: A Brief Report. J Natl Cancer Inst, 114, 1036-1039. (Read full article)
  37. Torres Roldan VD, Brand-McCarthy SR, Ponce OJ, Belluzzo T, Urtecho M, Espinoza Suarez NR, Toloza FJK, Thota AD, Organick PW, Barrera F, Liu-Sanchez C, Jaladi S, Prokop L, Ozanne EM, Fagerlin A, Hargraves IG, Noseworthy PA, Montori VM, Brito JP (2021). Shared Decision Making Tools for People Facing Stroke Prevention Strategies in Atrial Fibrillation: A Systematic Review and Environmental Scan. Med Decis Making, 41(5), 540-549. (Read full article)
  38. Bandi K, Vargas MC, Lopez A, Cameron KA, Ackermann RT, Mohr L, Williams GC, Fagerlin A, Kirley K, Hodge H, Kandula NR, OBrien MJ (2021). Development and Evaluation of a Prediabetes Decision Aid in Primary Care: Examining Patient-Reported Outcomes by Language Preference and Educational Attainment. Sci Diabetes Self Manag Care, 47(3), 216-227. (Read full article)
  39. Fagerlin A, Holmes-Rovner M, Hofer TP, Rovner D, Alexander SC, Knight SJ, Ling BS, A Tulsky J, Wei JT, Hafez K, Kahn VC, Connochie D, Gingrich J, Ubel PA (2021). Head to head randomized trial of two decision aids for prostate cancer. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak, 21(1), 154. (Read full article)
  40. Levine DA, Galecki AT, Plassman BL, Fagerlin A, Wallner LP, Langa KM, Whitney RT, Nallamothu BK, Morgenstern LB, Reale BK, Blair EM, Giordani B, Welsh-Bohmer KA, Kabeto MU, Zahuranec DB (2021). The Association Between Mild Cognitive Impairment Diagnosis and Patient Treatment Preferences: a Survey of Older Adults. J Gen Intern Med. (Read full article)
  41. Becker DJ, Rude T, Walter D, Wang C, Loeb S, Li H, Ciprut S, Kelly M, Zeliadt SB, Fagerlin A, Lepor H, Sherman S, Ravenell JE, Makarov DV (2020). The Association of Veterans' PSA Screening Rates With Changes in USPSTF Recommendations. J Natl Cancer Inst, 113(5), 626-631. (Read full article)
  42. Cohan JN, Orleans B, Brecha FS, Huang LC, Presson A, Fagerlin A, Ozanne EM (2021). Factors Associated With Decision Regret Among Patients With Diverticulitis in the Elective Setting. J Surg Res, 261, 159-166. (Read full article)
  43. Han PKJ, Scharnetzki E, Scherer AM, Thorpe A, Lary C, Waterston LB, Fagerlin A, Dieckmann NF (2021). Communicating Scientific Uncertainty About the COVID-19 Pandemic: Online Experimental Study of an Uncertainty-Normalizing Strategy. J Med Internet Res, 23(4), e27832. (Read full article)
  44. Leishman NJ, Wiener RS, Fagerlin A, Hayward RA, Lowery J, Caverly TJ (2020). Variation in Eligible Patients' Agreeing to and Receiving Lung Cancer Screening: A Cohort Study. Am J Prev Med, 60(4), 520-528. (Read full article)
  45. Vaisson G, Provencher T, Dugas M, Trottier M, Chipenda Dansokho S, Colquhoun H, Fagerlin A, Giguere AMC, Hakim H, Haslett L, Hoffman AS, Ivers NM, Julien AS, Lgar F, Renaud JS, Stacey D, Volk RJ, Witteman HO (2021). User Involvement in the Design and Development of Patient Decision Aids and Other Personal Health Tools: A Systematic Review. Med Decis Making, 41(3), 261-274. (Read full article)
  46. Delaney RK, Locke A, Pershing ML, Geist C, Clouse E, Precourt Debbink M, Haaland B, Tanner AJ, Anzai Y, Fagerlin A (2021). Experiences of a Health System's Faculty, Staff, and Trainees' Career Development, Work Culture, and Childcare Needs During the COVID-19 Pandemic. JAMA Netw Open, 4(4), e213997. (Read full article)
  47. Witteman HO, Vaisson G, Provencher T, Chipenda Dansokho S, Colquhoun H, Dugas M, Fagerlin A, Giguere AM, Haslett L, Hoffman A, Ivers NM, Lgar F, Trottier ME, Stacey D, Volk RJ, Renaud JS (2021). An 11-Item Measure of User- and Human-Centered Design for Personal Health Tools (UCD-11): Development and Validation. J Med Internet Res, 23(3), e15032. (Read full article)
  48. OBrien MJ, Cameron KA, Vargas MC, Mohr L, Williams GC, Fagerlin A, Kandula NR (2020). Evaluation of a Prediabetes Decision Aid on Patient-Reported Outcomes in Primary Care: a Pilot Study. J Gen Intern Med, 36(3), 824-826. (Read full article)
  49. Makarov DV, Feuer Z, Ciprut S, Lopez NM, Fagerlin A, Shedlin M, Gold HT, Li H, Lynch G, Warren R, Ubel P, Ravenell JE (2021). Randomized trial of community health worker-led decision coaching to promote shared decision-making for prostate cancer screening among Black male patients and their providers. Trials, 22(1), 128. (Read full article)
  50. Tome J, Ahmed S, Fagerlin A, Powell C, Mourao M, Chen E, Harrison S, Segal J, Abdel-Kader K, Nunes JW (2021). Patient Electronic Health Record Portal Use and Patient-Centered Outcomes in CKD. Kidney Med, 3(2), 231-240.e1. (Read full article)
  51. Sahgal S, Yande A, Thompson BB, Chen EP, Fagerlin A, Morgenstern LB, Zahuranec DB (2022). Surrogate Satisfaction with Decision Making After Intracerebral Hemorrhage. Neurocrit Care, 34(1), 193-200. (Read full article)
  52. Fridman I, Fagerlin A, Scherr KA, Scherer LD, Huffstetler H, Ubel PA (2020). Gain-loss framing and patients' decisions: a linguistic examination of information framing in physician-patient conversations. J Behav Med, 44(1), 38-52. (Read full article)
  53. Thorpe A, Scherer AM, Han PKJ, Burpo N, Shaffer V, Scherer L, Fagerlin A (2021). Exposure to Common Geographic COVID-19 Prevalence Maps and Public Knowledge, Risk Perceptions, and Behavioral Intentions. JAMA Netw Open, 4(1), e2033538. (Read full article)
  54. Carey MR, Prescott HC, Iwashyna TJ, Wilson ME, Fagerlin A, Valley TS (2020). Changes in Self-Rated Health After Sepsis in Older Adults: A Retrospective Cohort Study. Chest, 158(5), 1958-1966. (Read full article)
  55. Ajayi TB, Remein CD, Stafford RS, Fagerlin A, Chung MK, Childs E, Benjamin EJ (2020). Cross-Center Virtual Education Fellowship Program for Early-Career Researchers in Atrial Fibrillation. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol, 13(11), e008552. (Read full article)
  56. Delaney RK, Sisco-Taylor B, Fagerlin A, Weir P, Ozanne EM (2020). A systematic review of intensive outpatient care programs for high-need, high-cost patients. Transl Behav Med, 10(5), 1187-1199. (Read full article)
  57. Harlan EA, Miller J, Costa DK, Fagerlin A, Iwashyna TJ, Chen EP, Lipman K, Valley TS (2020). Emotional Experiences and Coping Strategies of Family Members of Critically Ill Patients. Chest, 158(4), 1464-1472. (Read full article)
  58. Chen EP, Arslanian-Engoren C, Newhouse W, Egleston D, Sahgal S, Yande A, Fagerlin A, Zahuranec DB (2020). Development and usability testing of Understanding Stroke, a tailored life-sustaining treatment decision support tool for stroke surrogate decision makers. BMC Palliat Care, 19(1), 110. (Read full article)
  59. Kullgren JT, Cliff EQ, Krenz C, West BT, Levy H, Fendrick M, Fagerlin A (2020). Use of Health Savings Accounts Among US Adults Enrolled in High-Deductible Health Plans. JAMA Netw Open, 3(7), e2011014. (Read full article)
  60. Langford AT, Scherer LD, Ubel PA, Holmes-Rovner M, Scherr KA, Fagerlin A (2020). Racial differences in veterans' response to a standard vs. patient-centered decision aid for prostate cancer: Implications for decision making in African American and White men. Patient Educ Couns. (Read full article)
  61. Schonberg MA, Kistler CE, Pinheiro A, Jacobson AR, Aliberti GM, Karamourtopoulos M, Hayes M, Neville BA, Lewis CL, Wee CC, Fagerlin A, Nekhlyudov L, Marcantonio ER, Hamel MB, Davis RB (2020). Effect of a Mammography Screening Decision Aid for Women 75 Years and Older: A Cluster Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Intern Med, 180(6), 831-842. (Read full article)
  62. Politi MC, Goodwin CM, Kaphingst KA, Wang X, Fagerlin A, Fuzzell LN, Philpott-Streiff SE (2020). How Do Subjective Health Literacy Measures Work in Young Adults? Specifying "Online" or "Paper-Based" Forms Impacts Results. MDM Policy Pract, 5(1), 2381468320924672. (Read full article)
  63. Kullgren JT, Fagerlin A, Kerr EA (2019). Completing the MISSION: a Blueprint for Helping Veterans Make the Most of New Choices. J Gen Intern Med, 35(5), 1567-1570. (Read full article)
  64. Kerber KA, Damschroder L, McLaughlin T, Brown DL, Burke JF, Telian SA, Tsodikov A, Fagerlin A, An LC, Morgenstern LB, Forman J, Vijan S, Rowell B, Meurer WJ (2019). Implementation of Evidence-Based Practice for Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo in the Emergency Department: A Stepped-Wedge Randomized Trial. Ann Emerg Med, 75(4), 459-470. (Read full article)
  65. Levine DA, Langa KM, Fagerlin A, Morgenstern LB, Nallamothu BK, Forman J, Galecki A, Kabeto MU, Kollman CD, Olorode T, Giordani B, Lisabeth LD, Zahuranec DB (2020). Physician decision-making and recommendations for stroke and myocardial infarction treatments in older adults with mild cognitive impairment. PLoS One, 15(3), e0230446. (Read full article)
  66. Coombs LA, Ellington L, Fagerlin A, Mooney K (2020). Age Is Not a Barrier: Older Adults With Cancer Derive Similar Benefit in a Randomized Controlled Trial of a Remote Symptom Monitoring Intervention Compared With Younger Adults. Cancer Control, 27(1), 1073274820968878. (Read full article)
  67. Piltch-Loeb R, Zikmund-Fisher BJ, Shaffer VA, Scherer LD, Knaus M, Fagerlin A, Abramson DM, Scherer AM (2019). Cross-Sectional Psychological and Demographic Associations of Zika Knowledge and Conspiracy Beliefs Before and After Local Zika Transmission. Risk Anal, 39(12), 2683-2693. (Read full article)
  68. Schrauben SJ, Cavanaugh KL, Fagerlin A, Ikizler TA, Ricardo AC, Eneanya ND, Nunes JW (2019). The Relationship of Disease-Specific Knowledge and Health Literacy With the Uptake of Self-Care Behaviors in CKD. Kidney Int Rep, 5(1), 48-57. (Read full article)
  69. Zikmund-Fisher BJ, Solomon JB, Scherer AM, Exe NL, Tarini BA, Fagerlin A, Witteman HO (2019). Primary Care Providers' Preferences and Concerns Regarding Specific Visual Displays for Returning Hemoglobin A1c Test Results to Patients. Med Decis Making, 39(7), 796-804. (Read full article)
  70. Meurer WJ, Johnson P, Brown D, Tsodikov A, Rowell B, Fagerlin A, Telian SA, Damschroder L, An LC, Morgenstern LB, Kerber KA (2019). An Educational Intervention for Acute Dizziness Care: A Randomized, Vignette-based Study. Otol Neurotol, 40(8), e830-e838. (Read full article)
  71. Levy AG, Scherer AM, Zikmund-Fisher BJ, Larkin K, Barnes GD, Fagerlin A (2019). Assessment of Patient Nondisclosures to Clinicians of Experiencing Imminent Threats. JAMA Netw Open, 2(8), e199277. (Read full article)
  72. Scherer LD, Valentine KD, Patel N, Baker SG, Fagerlin A (2018). A bias for action in cancer screening? J Exp Psychol Appl, 25(2), 149-161. (Read full article)
  73. Taksler GB, Beth Mercer M, Fagerlin A, Rothberg MB (2019). Assessing Patient Interest in Individualized Preventive Care Recommendations. MDM Policy Pract, 4(1), 2381468319850803. (Read full article)
  74. Meurer WJ, Beck KE, Rowell B, Brown D, Tsodikov A, Fagerlin A, Telian SA, Damschroder L, An LC, Morgenstern LB, Ujhely M, Loudermilk L, Vijan S, Kerber KA (2018). Implementation of evidence-based practice for benign paroxysmal positional vertigo: DIZZTINCT- A study protocol for an exploratory stepped-wedge randomized trial. Trials, 19(1), 697. (Read full article)
  75. Oddone EZ, Gierisch JM, Sanders LL, Fagerlin A, Sparks J, McCant F, May C, Olsen MK, Damschroder LJ (2018). A Coaching by Telephone Intervention on Engaging Patients to Address Modifiable Cardiovascular Risk Factors: a Randomized Controlled Trial. J Gen Intern Med, 33(9), 1487-1494. (Read full article)
  76. Loeb S, Curnyn C, Fagerlin A, Braithwaite RS, Schwartz MD, Lepor H, Carter HB, Sedlander E (2017). Qualitative study on decision-making by prostate cancer physicians during active surveillance. BJU Int, 120(1), 32-39. (Read full article)
  77. Meka AP, Porath JD, Iyengar R, Morrow C, Fagerlin A, Meurer WJ (2017). Risk, Benefit, and Cost Thresholds for Emergency Department Testing: A Cross-sectional, Scenario-based Study. Acad Emerg Med, 24(6), 686-690. (Read full article)
  78. Zikmund-Fisher BJ, Scherer AM, Witteman HO, Solomon JB, Exe NL, Tarini BA, Fagerlin A (2017). Graphics help patients distinguish between urgent and non-urgent deviations in laboratory test results. J Am Med Inform Assoc, 24(3), 520-528. (Read full article)
  79. Kullgren JT, Youles B, Shetty S, Richardson C, Fagerlin A, Heisler M (2017). ForgIng New paths in DIabetes PrevenTion (FINDIT): Study Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial. Trials, 18(1), 167. (Read full article)
  80. Hofer R, Choi H, Mase R, Fagerlin A, Spencer M, Heisler M (2017). Mediators and Moderators of Improvements in Medication Adherence. Health Educ Behav, 44(2), 285-296. (Read full article)
  81. Oddone EZ, Damschroder LJ, Gierisch J, Olsen M, Fagerlin A, Sanders L, Sparks J, Turner M, May C, McCant F, Curry D, White-Clark C, Juntilla K (2017). A Coaching by Telephone Intervention for Veterans and Care Team Engagement (ACTIVATE): A study protocol for a Hybrid Type I effectiveness-implementation randomized controlled trial. Contemp Clin Trials, 55, 1-9. (Read full article)
  82. Zikmund-Fisher BJ, Scherer AM, Knaus M, Das E, Fagerlin A (2017). Discussion of Average versus Extreme Case Severity in Pandemic Risk Communications. Emerg Infect Dis, 23(4), 706-708. (Read full article)
  83. Zikmund-Fisher BJ, Kullgren JT, Fagerlin A, Klamerus ML, Bernstein SJ, Kerr EA (2017). Perceived Barriers to Implementing Individual Choosing Wisely® Recommendations in Two National Surveys of Primary Care Providers. J Gen Intern Med, 32(2), 210-217. (Read full article)
  84. Dillard AJ, Scherer LD, Ubel PA, Alexander S, Fagerlin A (2017). Anxiety symptoms prior to a prostate cancer diagnosis: Associations with knowledge and openness to treatment. Br J Health Psychol, 22(1), 151-168. (Read full article)
  85. Shuman AG, Larkin K, Thomas D, Palmer FL, Fins JJ, Baxi SS, Lee N, Shah JP, Fagerlin A, Patel SG (2017). Patient Reflections on Decision Making for Laryngeal Cancer Treatment. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg, 156(2), 299-304. (Read full article)
  86. Dugas M, Trottier M, Chipenda Dansokho S, Vaisson G, Provencher T, Colquhoun H, Dogba MJ, Dupr S, Fagerlin A, Giguere AM, Haslett L, Hoffman AS, Ivers NM, Lgar F, Lgar J, Levin CA, Menear M, Renaud JS, Stacey D, Volk RJ, Witteman HO (2017). Involving members of vulnerable populations in the development of patient decision aids: a mixed methods sequential explanatory study. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak, 17(1), 12. (Read full article)
  87. Scherr KA, Fagerlin A, Wei JT, Williamson LD, Ubel PA (2017). Treatment Availability Influences Physicians' Portrayal of Robotic Surgery During Clinical Appointments. Health Commun, 32(1), 119-125. (Read full article)
  88. Scherr KA, Fagerlin A, Williamson LD, Davis JK, Fridman I, Atyeo N, Ubel PA (2017). The Physician Recommendation Coding System (PhyReCS): A Reliable and Valid Method to Quantify the Strength of Physician Recommendations During Clinical Encounters. Med Decis Making, 37(1), 46-55. (Read full article)
  89. Scherr KA, Fagerlin A, Hofer T, Scherer LD, Holmes-Rovner M, Williamson LD, Kahn VC, Montgomery JS, Greene KL, Zhang B, Ubel PA (2017). Physician Recommendations Trump Patient Preferences in Prostate Cancer Treatment Decisions. Med Decis Making, 37(1), 56-69. (Read full article)
  90. Sears ED, Caverly TJ, Kullgren JT, Fagerlin A, Zikmund-Fisher BJ, Prenovost K, Kerr EA (2016). Clinicians' Perceptions of Barriers to Avoiding Inappropriate Imaging for Low Back Pain-Knowing Is Not Enough. JAMA Intern Med, 176(12), 1866-1868. (Read full article)
  91. Scherer LD, Caverly TJ, Burke J, Zikmund-Fisher BJ, Kullgren JT, Steinley D, McCarthy DM, Roney M, Fagerlin A (2016). Development of the Medical Maximizer-Minimizer Scale. Health Psychol, 35(11), 1276-1287. (Read full article)
  92. Witteman HO, Gavaruzzi T, Scherer LD, Pieterse AH, Fuhrel-Forbis A, Chipenda Dansokho S, Exe N, Kahn VC, Feldman-Stewart D, Col NF, Turgeon AF, Fagerlin A (2016). Effects of Design Features of Explicit Values Clarification Methods: A Systematic Review. Med Decis Making, 36(6), 760-76. (Read full article)
  93. Wright Nunes J, Roney M, Kerr E, Ojo A, Fagerlin A (2016). A diagnosis of chronic kidney disease: despite fears patients want to know early. Clin Nephrol, 86(2), 78-86. (Read full article)
  94. Sah S, Fagerlin A, Ubel P (2016). Effect of physician disclosure of specialty bias on patient trust and treatment choice. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 113(27), 7465-9. (Read full article)
  95. Barnes GD, Izzo B, Conte ML, Chopra V, Holbrook A, Fagerlin A (2016). Use of decision aids for shared decision making in venous thromboembolism: A systematic review. Thromb Res, 143, 71-5. (Read full article)
  96. Determann D, Korfage IJ, Fagerlin A, Steyerberg EW, Bliemer MC, Voeten HA, Richardus JH, Lambooij MS, de Bekker-Grob EW (2016). Public preferences for vaccination programmes during pandemics caused by pathogens transmitted through respiratory droplets - a discrete choice experiment in four European countries, 2013. Euro Surveill, 21(22). (Read full article)
  97. Hoerger M, Scherer LD, Fagerlin A (2016). Affective forecasting and medication decision making in breast-cancer prevention. Health Psychol, 35(6), 594-603. (Read full article)
  98. Zahuranec DB, Fagerlin A, Snchez BN, Roney ME, Thompson BB, Fuhrel-Forbis A, Morgenstern LB (2016). Variability in physician prognosis and recommendations after intracerebral hemorrhage. Neurology, 86(20), 1864-71. (Read full article)
  99. Witteman HO, Scherer LD, Gavaruzzi T, Pieterse AH, Fuhrel-Forbis A, Chipenda Dansokho S, Exe N, Kahn VC, Feldman-Stewart D, Col NF, Turgeon AF, Fagerlin A (2016). Design Features of Explicit Values Clarification Methods: A Systematic Review. Med Decis Making, 36(4), 453-71. (Read full article)
  100. Martinez KA, Fagerlin A, Witteman HO, Holmberg C, Hawley ST (2016). What Matters to Women When Making Decisions About Breast Cancer Chemoprevention? Patient, 9(2), 149-59. (Read full article)
  101. Witteman HO, Fagerlin A, Exe N, Trottier ME, Zikmund-Fisher BJ (2016). One-Sided Social Media Comments Influenced Opinions And Intentions About Home Birth: An Experimental Study. Health Aff (Millwood), 35(4), 726-33. (Read full article)
  102. Caverly TJ, Hayward RA, Reamer E, Zikmund-Fisher BJ, Connochie D, Heisler M, Fagerlin A (2016). Presentation of Benefits and Harms in US Cancer Screening and Prevention Guidelines: Systematic Review. J Natl Cancer Inst, 108(6), djv436. (Read full article)
  103. Liang PS, Wheat CL, Abhat A, Brenner AT, Fagerlin A, Hayward RA, Thomas JP, Vijan S, Inadomi JM (2016). Adherence to Competing Strategies for Colorectal Cancer Screening Over 3 Years. Am J Gastroenterol, 111(1), 105-14. (Read full article)
  104. Caverly TJ, Fagerlin A, Zikmund-Fisher BJ, Kirsh S, Kullgren JT, Prenovost K, Kerr EA (2015). Appropriate Prescribing for Patients With Diabetes at High Risk for Hypoglycemia: National Survey of Veterans Affairs Health Care Professionals. JAMA Intern Med, 175(12), 1994-6. (Read full article)
  105. Kang SK, Fagerlin A, Braithwaite RS (2015). A Roadmap for Personalized Care in Radiology. Radiology, 277(3), 638-43. (Read full article)
  106. Vijan S, Fagerlin A (2015). Diabetes Risk Assessment and Glycemic Control. JAMA, 314(17), 1861-2. (Read full article)
  107. Holmes-Rovner M, Montgomery JS, Rovner DR, Scherer LD, Whitfield J, Kahn VC, Merkle EC, Ubel PA, Fagerlin A (2015). Informed Decision Making: Assessment of the Quality of Physician Communication about Prostate Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment. Med Decis Making, 35(8), 999-1009. (Read full article)
  108. Krishnan N, Fagerlin A, Skolarus TA (2015). Rethinking Patient-Physician Communication of Biopsy Results--The Waiting Game. JAMA Oncol, 1(8), 1025-6. (Read full article)
  109. Scherer LD, de Vries M, Zikmund-Fisher BJ, Witteman HO, Fagerlin A (2015). Trust in deliberation: The consequences of deliberative decision strategies for medical decisions. Health Psychol, 34(11), 1090-9. (Read full article)
  110. Henry SG, Czarnecki D, Kahn VC, Chou WY, Fagerlin A, Ubel PA, Rovner DR, Alexander SC, Knight SJ, Holmes-Rovner M (2015). Patient-physician communication about early stage prostate cancer: analysis of overall visit structure. Health Expect, 18(5), 1757-68. (Read full article)
  111. Shorten A, Fagerlin A, Illuzzi J, Kennedy HP, Lakehomer H, Pettker CM, Saran A, Witteman H, Whittemore R (2015). Developing an Internet-Based Decision Aid for Women Choosing Between Vaginal Birth After Cesarean and Planned Repeat Cesarean. J Midwifery Womens Health, 60(4), 390-400. (Read full article)
  112. Caverly TJ, Prochazka AV, Combs BP, Lucas BP, Mueller SR, Kutner JS, Binswanger I, Fagerlin A, McCormick J, Pfister S, Matlock DD (2015). Doctors and numbers: an assessment of the critical risk interpretation test. Med Decis Making, 35(4), 512-24. (Read full article)
  113. Hesse BW, Beckjord E, Rutten LJ, Fagerlin A, Cameron LD (2015). Cancer communication and informatics research across the cancer continuum. Am Psychol, 70(2), 198-210. (Read full article)
  114. Witteman HO, Dansokho SC, Colquhoun H, Coulter A, Dugas M, Fagerlin A, Giguere AM, Glouberman S, Haslett L, Hoffman A, Ivers N, Lgar F, Lgar J, Levin C, Lopez K, Montori VM, Provencher T, Renaud JS, Sparling K, Stacey D, Vaisson G, Volk RJ, Witteman W (2015). User-centered design and the development of patient decision aids: protocol for a systematic review. Syst Rev, 4, 11. (Read full article)
  115. Kachalia A, Berg A, Fagerlin A, Fowler KE, Hofer TP, Flanders SA, Saint S (2015). Overuse of testing in preoperative evaluation and syncope: a survey of hospitalists. Ann Intern Med, 162(2), 100-8. (Read full article)
  116. Hamstra DA, Johnson SB, Daignault S, Zikmund-Fisher BJ, Taylor JM, Larkin K, Wood A, Fagerlin A (2015). The impact of numeracy on verbatim knowledge of the longitudinal risk for prostate cancer recurrence following radiation therapy. Med Decis Making, 35(1), 27-36. (Read full article)
  117. Scherer AM, Scherer LD, Fagerlin A (2015). Getting ahead of illness: using metaphors to influence medical decision making. Med Decis Making, 35(1), 37-45. (Read full article)
  118. Resnicow K, Abrahamse P, Tocco RS, Hawley S, Griggs J, Janz N, Fagerlin A, Wilson A, Ward KC, Gabram SG, Katz S (2014). Development and psychometric properties of a brief measure of subjective decision quality for breast cancer treatment. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak, 14, 110. (Read full article)
  119. Heisler M, Choi H, Palmisano G, Mase R, Richardson C, Fagerlin A, Montori VM, Spencer M, An LC (2014). Comparison of community health worker-led diabetes medication decision-making support for low-income Latino and African American adults with diabetes using e-health tools versus print materials: a randomized, controlled trial. Ann Intern Med, 161(10 Suppl), S13-22. (Read full article)
  120. Weinstein AL, Marascalchi BJ, Spiegel MA, Saunders JK, Fagerlin A, Parikh M (2014). Patient preferences and bariatric surgery procedure selection; the need for shared decision-making. Obes Surg, 24(11), 1933-9. (Read full article)
  121. Hoerger M, Chapman BP, Prigerson HG, Fagerlin A, Mohile SG, Epstein RM, Lyness JM, Duberstein PR (2014). Personality Change Pre- to Post- Loss in Spousal Caregivers of Patients with Terminal Lung Cancer. Soc Psychol Personal Sci, 5(6), 722-729. (Read full article)
  122. Volk ML, Roney M, Fagerlin A (2014). Pilot test of a patient decision aid about liver transplant organ quality. Liver Transpl, 20(7), 850-5. (Read full article)
  123. Zikmund-Fisher BJ, Witteman HO, Dickson M, Fuhrel-Forbis A, Kahn VC, Exe NL, Valerio M, Holtzman LG, Scherer LD, Fagerlin A (2014). Blocks, ovals, or people? Icon type affects risk perceptions and recall of pictographs. Med Decis Making, 34(4), 443-53. (Read full article)
  124. Schonberg MA, Hamel MB, Davis RB, Griggs MC, Wee CC, Fagerlin A, Marcantonio ER (2014). Development and evaluation of a decision aid on mammography screening for women 75 years and older. JAMA Intern Med, 174(3), 417-24. (Read full article)
  125. Darwish-Yassine M, Berenji M, Wing D, Copeland G, Demers RY, Garlinghouse C, Fagerlin A, Newth GE, Northouse L, Holmes-Rovner M, Rovner D, Sims J, Wei JT (2014). Evaluating long-term patient-centered outcomes following prostate cancer treatment: findings from the Michigan Prostate Cancer Survivor study. J Cancer Surviv, 8(1), 121-30. (Read full article)
  126. Singer E, Couper MP, Fagerlin A, Fowler FJ, Levin CA, Ubel PA, Van Hoewyk J, Zikmund-Fisher BJ (2014). The role of perceived benefits and costs in patients' medical decisions. Health Expect, 17(1), 4-14. (Read full article)
  127. Loeb S, Carter HB, Schwartz M, Fagerlin A, Braithwaite RS, Lepor H (2014). Heterogeneity in active surveillance protocols worldwide. Rev Urol, 16(4), 202-3. (Read full article)
  128. Schonberg MA, Kistler CE, Nekhlyudov L, Fagerlin A, Davis RB, Wee CC, Marcantonio ER, Lewis CL, Stanley WA, Crutchfield TM, Hamel MB (2014). Evaluation of a Mammography Screening Decision Aid for Women Aged 75 and Older: Protocol for a Cluster-randomized Controlled Trial. J Clin Trials, 4, 191. (Read full article)
  129. Levy H, Ubel PA, Dillard AJ, Weir DR, Fagerlin A (2014). Health numeracy: the importance of domain in assessing numeracy. Med Decis Making, 34(1), 107-15. (Read full article)
  130. Applegate M, Taksler GB, Hajizadeh N, Milavsky KI, Ekeleme C, Fagerlin A, Uhler L, Braithwaite RS (2014). Pilot-Testing a New Program for Providing Personalized and Patient-Centered Preventive Care [Epub ahead of print].
  131. Taksler GB, Keshner M, Fagerlin A, Hajizadeh N, Braithwaite RS (2013). Personalized estimates of benefit from preventive care guidelines: a proof of concept. Ann Intern Med, 159(3), 161-8. (Read full article)
  132. Scherer LD, Ubel PA, McClure J, Greene SM, Alford SH, Holtzman L, Exe N, Fagerlin A (2013). Belief in numbers: When and why women disbelieve tailored breast cancer risk statistics. Patient Educ Couns, 92(2), 253-9. (Read full article)
  133. Skolarus TA, Holmes-Rovner M, Northouse LL, Fagerlin A, Garlinghouse C, Demers RY, Rovner DR, Darwish-Yassine M, Wei JT (2013). Primary care perspectives on prostate cancer survivorship: implications for improving quality of care. Urol Oncol, 31(6), 727-32. (Read full article)
  134. Tait AR, Voepel-Lewis T, Nair VN, Narisetty NN, Fagerlin A (2013). Informing the uninformed: optimizing the consent message using a fractional factorial design. JAMA Pediatr, 167(7), 640-6. (Read full article)
  135. Fagerlin A, Pignone M, Abhyankar P, Col N, Feldman-Stewart D, Gavaruzzi T, Kryworuchko J, Levin CA, Pieterse AH, Reyna V, Stiggelbout A, Scherer LD, Wills C, Witteman HO (2013). Clarifying values: an updated review. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak, 13 Suppl 2, S8. (Read full article)


  1. Lin GA, Fagerlin A (2014). Shared decision making: state of the science. [Review]. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes, 7(2), 328-34. (Read full article)

Book Chapter

  1. Zikmund-Fisher BJ, Mayman G, Fagerlin A (2014). Patient numeracy: What do patients need to recognize, think, or do with health numbers? In Numerical Reasoning in Judgments and Decision Making About Health.


  1. Litchman ML, Moreland C, Fagerlin A, Kushalnagar P (2022). Limited Diabetes Education and Resources in American Sign Language. Diabetes Spectr, 35(2), 134-135. (Read full article)
  2. Ozanne EM, Noseworthy PA, Cameron KA, Schmidt M, Cavanaugh K, Pershing ML, Guzman A, Sivly A, Fagerlin A (2020). Shared Decision Making in the Era of Telehealth: Implications for Practice and Research. MDM Policy Pract, 5(2), 2381468320976364. (Read full article)
  3. Valley TS, Fagerlin A (2016). Disruptive Technology. Can Electronic Portals Promote Communication in the Intensive Care Unit? Ann Am Thorac Soc, 13(3), 309-10. (Read full article)
  4. Wright Nunes JA, Cavanaugh KL, Fagerlin A (2016). An Informed and Activated Patient: Addressing Barriers in the Pathway From Education to Outcomes. Am J Kidney Dis, 67(1), 1-4. (Read full article)