Susan L. Zickmund, PhD

Research Interests

  • Understanding Reasons for Racial, Ethnic, and Gender Disparities in Satisfaction with VA Care
  • Determining the Barriers to Treatment for Veterans with Hepatitis C
  • Learning the Race-Specific Barriers Faced by African American Veterans Who Seek Treatment for Hepatitis C
  • Developing Mixed-Methods (Qualitative-Quantitative) Approaches to Integrating Data Analysis
  • Exploring Disparities in Racial and Ethnic Satisfaction with VA Health Care
  • Examining the Methodologic Overlaps Between Qualitative Data and Bioinformatics
  • Developing Novel Approaches to the Formative Evaluation of Implementation Research

Languages

  • English

Academic Information

  • Departments: Internal Medicine - Professor
  • Divisions: Epidemiology

Education History

Type School Degree
Certification University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Clinical Research
Certificate
Fellowship Abboud Cardiovascular Research Center, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Fellow
Doctoral Training University of Wisconsin
Communication Arts
Ph.D.
Graduate Training University of California, Davis
Rhetoric and Communication
M.A.
Undergraduate University of Iowa
Communication
BGS

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  1. Greenberg S, Slager S, Neil BO, Cooney K, Maughan B, Stopa N, Venne V, Zickmund S, Colonna S (2020). What men want: Qualitative analysis of what men with prostate cancer (PCa) want to learn regarding genetic referral, counseling, and testing. Prostate, 80(5), 441-450.
  2. Wohlfahrt P, Zickmund SL, Slager S, Allen LA, Nicolau JN, Kfoury AG, Felker GM, Conte J, Flint K, DeVore AD, Selzman CH, Hess R, Spertus JA, Stehlik J (2020). Provider Perspectives on the Feasibility and Utility of Routine Patient-Reported Outcomes Assessment in Heart Failure: A Qualitative Analysis. J Am Heart Assoc, 9(2), e013047.
  3. Clark-Cutaia MN, Sevick MA, Thurheimer-Cacciotti J, Hoffman LA, Snetselaar L, Burke LE, Zickmund SL (2018). Perceived Barriers to Adherence to Hemodialysis Dietary Recommendations. Clin Nurs Res, 28(8), 1009-1029.
  4. Zhang G, Patel K, Moghe A, Reid A, Serper M, Calgaro L, Gibson S, Zickmund S, Shaikh O, Rogal S (2019). Provider Perceptions of Hepatitis C Treatment Adherence and Initiation. (Epub ahead of print) Dig Dis Sci.
  5. Patel K, Zickmund SL, Jones H, Reid A, Calgaro L, Otero A, Coppler T, Rogal SS (2019). Determinants of Hepatitis C Treatment Adherence and Treatment Completion Among Veterans in the Direct Acting Antiviral Era. Dig Dis Sci, 64(10), 3001-3012.
  6. Jones AL, Fine MJ, Stone RA, Gao S, Hausmann LRM, Burkitt KH, Taber PA, Switzer GE, Good CB, Vanneman ME, Zickmund SL (2020). Veteran Satisfaction with Early Experiences of Health Care Through the Veterans Choice Program: a Concurrent Mixed Methods Study. J Gen Intern Med, 34(9), 1925-1933.
  7. McCarthy S, Chinman M, Mitchell-Miland C, Schutt RK, Zickmund S, Ellison ML (2018). Peer specialists: Exploring the influence of program structure on their emerging role. Psychol Serv, 16(3), 445-455.
  8. Kraemer KL, McGinnis KA, Fiellin DA, Skanderson M, Gordon AJ, Robbins J, Zickmund S, Bryant K, Korthuis PT (2019). Low levels of initiation, engagement, and retention in substance use disorder treatment including pharmacotherapy among HIV-infected and uninfected veterans. J Subst Abuse Treat, 103, 23-32.
  9. Rogers CR, Okuyemi K, Paskett ED, Thorpe RJ Jr, Rogers TN, Hung M, Zickmund S, Riley C, Fetters MD (2019). Study protocol for developing #CuttingCRC: a barbershop-based trial on masculinity barriers to care and colorectal cancer screening uptake among African-American men using an exploratory sequential mixed-methods design. BMJ Open, 9(7), e030000.
  10. Szymusiak J, Walk TJ, Benson M, Hamm M, Zickmund S, Gonzaga AM, Bump GM (2019). A Qualitative Analysis of Resident Adverse Event Reporting: What's Holding Us Back. Am J Med Qual, 1062860619853878.
  11. Bixler FR, Radomski TR, Zickmund SL, Roman KM, Hausmann LRM, Thorpe CT, Hale JA, Sileanu FE, Gellad WF (2019). Primary care physicians' perspectives on Veterans who obtain prescription opioids from multiple healthcare systems. J Opioid Manag, 15(3), 183-191.
  12. Szymusiak J, Walk TJ, Benson M, Hamm M, Zickmund S, Gonzaga AM, Bump GM (2019). Encouraging Resident Adverse Event Reporting: A Qualitative Study of Suggestions from the Front Lines. Pediatric Quality and Safety, 4(3), e167.
  13. Mengeling MA, Burkitt KH, True G, Zickmund SL, Ono SS, Bayliss NK, Holmes WC, Sadler AG (2019). Sexual Trauma Screening for Men and Women: Examining the Construct Validity of a Two-Item Screen. Violence Vict, 34(1), 175-193.
  14. Krans EE, Rothenberger SD, Morrison PK, Park SY, Klocke LC, Turocy MJ, Zickmund S (2018). Hepatitis C Virus Knowledge Among Pregnant Women with Opioid Use Disorder. Matern Child Health J, 22(8), 1208-1216.
  15. Radomski TR, Bixler FR, Zickmund SL, Roman KM, Thorpe CT, Hale JA, Sileanu FE, Hausmann LRM, Thorpe JM, Suda KJ, Stroupe KT, Gordon AJ, Good CB, Fine MJ, Gellad WF (2018). Physicians' Perspectives Regarding Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Use Within the Department of Veterans Affairs: a Multi-State Qualitative Study. J Gen Intern Med, 33(8), 1253-1259.
  16. Zickmund SL, Burkitt KH, Gao S, Stone RA, Jones AL, Hausmann LRM, Switzer GE, Borrero S, Rodriguez KL, Fine MJ (2018). Racial, Ethnic, and Gender Equity in Veteran Satisfaction with Health Care in the Veterans Affairs Health Care System. J Gen Intern Med, 33(3), 305-331.
  17. Stehlik J, Rodriguez-Correa C, Spertus JA, Biber J, Nativi-Nicolau J, Zickmund S, Steinberg BA, Peritz DC, Walker A, Hess J, Drakos SG, Kfoury AG, Fang JC, Selzman CH, Hess R (2017). Implementation of Real-Time Assessment of Patient-Reported Outcomes in a Heart Failure Clinic: A Feasibility Study. J Card Fail, 23(11), 813-816.
  18. Borrero S, Callegari LS, Zhao X, Mor MK, Sileanu FE, Switzer G, Zickmund S, Washington DL, Zephyrin LC, Schwarz EB (2017). Unintended Pregnancy and Contraceptive Use Among Women Veterans: The ECUUN Study. J Gen Intern Med, 32(8), 900-908.
  19. Rogal SS, McCarthy R, Reid A, Rodriguez KL, Calgaro L, Patel K, Daley M, Jonassaint NL, Zickmund SL (2017). Primary Care and Hepatology Provider-Perceived Barriers to and Facilitators of Hepatitis C Treatment Candidacy and Adherence. Dig Dis Sci, 62(8), 1933-1943.
  20. Gellad WF, Cunningham FE, Good CB, Thorpe JM, Thorpe CT, Bair B, Roman K, Zickmund SL (2017). Pharmacy Use in the First Year of the Veterans Choice Program: A Mixed-methods Evaluation. Med Care, 55 Suppl 7 Suppl 1, S26-S32.
  21. Ammendolia C, Schneider M, Williams K, Zickmund S, Hamm M, Stuber K, Tomkins-Lane C, Rampersaud YR (2017). The physical and psychological impact of neurogenic claudication: the patients' perspectives. J Can Chiropr Assoc, 61(1), 18-31.
  22. Freytes IM, LeLaurin JH, Zickmund SL, Resende RD, Uphold CR (2017). Exploring the post-deployment reintegration experiences of veterans with PTSD and their significant others. Am J Orthopsychiatry, 87(2), 149-156.
  23. Rogal SS, Mankaney G, Udawatta V, Chinman M, Good CB, Zickmund S, Bielefeldt K, Chidi A, Jonassaint N, Jazwinski A, Shaikh O, Hughes C, Fontes P, Humar A, DiMartini A (2016). Pre-Transplant Depression Is Associated with Length of Hospitalization, Discharge Disposition, and Survival after Liver Transplantation. PLoS ONE, 11(11), e0165517.
  24. Rogal S, Mankaney G, Udawatta V, Good CB, Chinman M, Zickmund S, Bielefeldt K, Jonassaint N, Jazwinski A, Shaikh O, Hughes C, Humar A, DiMartini A, Fine MJ (2016). Association between opioid use and readmission following liver transplantation. Clin Transplant, 30(10), 1222-1229.
  25. Kasckow J, Zickmund S, Gurklis J, Luther J, Fox L, Taylor M, Richmond I, Haas GL (2016). Using telehealth to augment an intensive case monitoring program in veterans with schizophrenia and suicidal ideation: A pilot trial. Psychiatry Res, 239, 111-6.