Fraser "Fred" Tudiver, MD, Professor and Director of AppNet Research Network

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Dr. Fred Tudiver is Director of Primary Care Research for the Division of Health Sciences at East Tennessee State University. In this position he provides leadership for primary care, multidisciplinary collaborative research within the ETSU Department of Family Medicine and the Health Sciences Division, which includes the James H. Quillen College of Medicine, College of Nursing, and College of Public and Allied Health. Fred came to ETSU from the State University of New York Upstate Medical University at Syracuse, where he had been on faculty since 1998. A native of Montreal, Canada, Dr. Tudiver earned his M.D. degree from Memorial University of Newfoundland and completed his family medicine residency at the University of Western Ontario. He holds board certification and is a fellow of the College of Family Physicians of Canada, and the American Academy of Family Practice. Since 1988, he has received $5,515,437 in peer-reviewed grant funding and awards. Dr. Tudiver's research interests include the role of primary care physicians in making cancer screening decisions, primary health care needs of men, diabetes telemedicine, evidence-based medicine, faculty development, and the use of handheld computers in primary care practice. He is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, North American Primary Care Research Group, and the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Dr. Tudiver can be reached at tudiverf@mail.etsu.edu.

 

 Scholarly Activities

 2013

Journal Publications:

Tudiver, F., Click, IA, Ward, P. and Basden, JA.  Evaluation of a Quality Improvement Curriculum for Family Medicine Residents.  Family Medicine 2013;45(1):19-25. PDF

Papers, Abstracts and/or Poster Presentations:
Regional and National

Keshavjee K, Tudiver F, Vassanj K, Bailey B, Rele A. Extracting data from multiple EHRs for research, evaluation, and quality improvement. Presented at the PBRN meeting of the North American Primary Care Research Group, June 2013, Bethesda, MD.

Grant Funded Project Participation:

Tudiver F (PI)
Improving Quality of Care Through an Appalachian Practice Based Research Network
Funding: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: HRSA
Amount Funded: $250,000 for 7/1/12 – 6/30/13
Total Award: $1.2 million over 5 years
Start and End Dates: 9/1/10 – 6/30/15

Tudiver F (PI), Anupreet Kaur (Co-I)
Home Blood Pressure Monitoring in a Rural Appalachian Population
Funding: East Tennessee State University Research Development Small Grants Committee
Amount Funded: $1,480
Start and End Dates: 1/1/13 – 6/30/13

 

Tudiver F (Co-I), Pack R (PI)
Inter-professional Communication to Prevent Prescription Drug Abuse in Appalachia
Funding: National Institutes of Health: NIDA/DIDARP Program
Amount Funded: $472,501 for 6/15/13 – 3/31/14
Total Award: $2,477,967 over 5 years
Start and End Dates: 6/15/13 – 3/31/18

 

2012

 Journal Publications:

Park EW, Tudiver F, Campbell T. Enhancing partner support to improve smoking cessation (Review). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012, Issue 7. Art. No.: CD002928. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD002928.pub3

Al Mulhim AS, Balaha M, Tudiver F. Predictors of Fetal Demise after Trauma in Pregnant Saudi Women. Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, 2012, East Mediterr Health J. 2012 May;18(5):432-8.

Papers, Abstracts and/or Poster Presentations:

Basden JA, Click I, Tudiver F, Francis L.  The Impact of PCP Availability on Primary Care Appointments in Rural Appalachian: An APPNET PBRN Study.  Presented at the annual NAPCRG Conference, New Orleans,LA.  December 1, 2012.

Basden JA, Anderson H, and Tudiver F . PBRN interrupted: How AppNET got its Mojo. Presented at the NAPCRG Practice-Based Research Network conference, Washington, DC.  June 21, 2012.

Tudiver F, Click I, and Clark JA. A new model for assessing teaching quality improvement to family medicine residents: Does it work? Presented at the 2012 STFM conference, Seattle, April 27, 2012.

Click I, Tudiver F, and Basden JA. A Multidimensional Study of No-Show Rates in a Family Medicine Residency Program. Presented at the 8th Annual Primary Care Research and Prevention Day, Johnson City, TN, Feb 18, 2012.

Basden JA, Anderson, H. and  Tudiver F. Reduction in Refill Phone Calls to a Rural Primary Care Clinic: An AppNET Quality Improvement Project. Presented at the 8th Annual Primary Care Research and Prevention Day, Johnson City, TN, Feb 18, 2012.

Schetzina, KE, Dalton WT III, Flannery A, Holt N, Aiken M, and Tudiver F. Parent and Provider Perceptions of Use of the NIH We Can! Curriculum for Group Visits in Primary Care to Treat Child Overweight and Obesity: Findings from the PLAN for Healthy Living Study. Presented at the 8th Annual Primary Care Research and Prevention Day, Johnson City, TN, Feb 18, 2012.

2011

Journal Publications:

Bayard M., Bailey B., Acharya D., Ambreen F., Duggal S., Kaur T., Rahman Z.U., Roller K. & Tudiver F.  Bupropion and Restless Legs Syndrome:  A Randomized Controlled Trial.  Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine.  July-August 2011;24(4).

Dalton W.T. III, Schetzina K.E., Holt N., Fulton-Robinson H., Ho A., Tudiver F., McBee M.T., & Wu T.  Parent-Led Activity and Nutrition (PLAN) for healthy living:  Design and methods.  Contemporary Clinical Trials.  August 2011.  www.elsevier.com/locate/concllintrial.

Holt N, Schetzina KE, Dalton WT, Tudiver F, Fulton-Robinson H, Wu T. Primary care practice addressing child overweight and obesity: A survey of primary care physicians at four clinics in southern Appalachia. South Med J. 2011;104(1):14-19. PDF

Wu T, Dixon WE, Dalton III WT, Tudiver F , Liu X. Joint effects of child temperament and maternal sensitivity on the development of childhood obesity. Matern Child Health J 2011;15:469-77

Holt N, Schetzina KE, Dalton WT 3rd, Tudiver F, Fulton-Robinson H, Wu T. Primary Care Practice Addressing Child Overweight and Obesity: A Survey of Primary Care Physicians at Four Clinics in Southern Appalachia. Southern Med J 2011;104:14-19.

Papers, Abstracts and/or Poster Presentations:
Regional and National

Hixson C, Bennard B, Tudiver F.  Insights and lessons learned from the internation medical graduate institute.  Presented at the 44th annual STFM Spring conference.  New Orleans, Louisana.  april 30, 2011.

Holt, N., MPH, Flanery, A., Dalton, III, WT, PhD, Schetzina, KE, MD, MPH, Tudiver, F, MD, Fulton-Robinson, H., BS, and Wu, T., PhD.  Health related quality of life and weight change among overweight children of Southern Appalachia:  preliminary outcomes from PLAN (Parent-Led Activity and Nutrition) for healthy living. Presented at the annual Society of Behavioral Medicine Conference.  Washington, DC.  April 29, 2011

Schetzina, KE. Dalton, WT, Tudiver, F, Holt, N., Robinson, H., A H, and McBee, M. Effacy of Using Brief Motivational Interviewing and Parent Group Visits in Primary Care to Treat Child Overweight and Obesity:  Preliminary Results from the Parent-Led Activity and Nutrition (PLAN) for Healthy Living Trial.  Presented at the American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition.  Boston, Mass. October 14, 2011.

Schetzina, KE, Dalton, WT, Flanery, A., Holt, N., Aiken, M., and Tudiver, F.  Parent and Provider Perceptions of Use of the NIH We Can!  Curriculum for Group Visits in Primary Care to Treat Child Overweight and Obesity:  Findings From the PLAN for Healthy Living Study.  Presented at the American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition.  Boston, Mass. October 14, 2011.

Holt N, Schetzina KE, Dalton WT, Tudiver F, Fulton-Robinson H, Wu T. Primary care practice addressing child overweight and obesity: A survey of primary care physicians at four clinics in Southern Appalachia. Presented at the 7th Annual Primary Care and Prevention Research Day, East Tennessee State University Division of Health Sciences. February, 2011; Johnson City, TN.

Wu T, Schetzina KE, Dalton WT, Tudiver F, Fulton-Robinson H, Holt N. Home food environment and consumption of energy-dense food among obese children in Southern Appalachia. Presented at the 7th Annual Primary Care and Prevention Research Day, East Tennessee State University Division of Health Sciences. February, 2011; Johnson City, TN.

International:

Tudiver F, Click I, Strom J, Clark JA.  Three years of experience teaching quality improvement to family medicine residents:  Does it work?  Presented at the annual Family Medicine Forum.  Montreal, Canada.  November 5, 2011.

Tudiver F, Click I, Basden JA, Strom J.  Understanding high no-show rates in Family Medicine:  A multidimensional study.  Presented at the 2011 NAPCRG annual meeting.  Banff, BC, Canada.  November 15, 2011.

2010

Journal Publications:

Wu TJ, Dixon WE, Dalton WT, Tudiver F, Liu X. Joint effects of child temperament and maternal sensitivity on the development of childhood obesity. Matern Child Health J. 2010. In Press, Epub ahead of print. PDF

Tudiver F, Edwards JB, Pfortmiller DT. Depression screening patterns for women in rural health clinics. J Rural Health. 2010;26(1):44-50. PDF

Books or Chapters:

Tudiver F. Costochondritis and Tietze syndrome. In: Ebell MH, Ferenchick G, Smith M, Barry H, Slawson D, Shaughnessy A, Forsch R, Li S, Wilkes M, Usatine R, eds. Essential Evidence. John Wiley & Sons: Hoboken, NJ, 2010.

Papers, Abstracts and/or Poster Presentations:

I nternational

Lang F, Floyd MR, Tudiver F, Stockwell G. Using cancer patient stories to "power" communication modules. Presented at the 43rd Annual Spring Conference, Society of Teachers in Family Medicine (STFM). April 26, 2010; Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. PDF

Tudiver F, Ward P. Educating toward a patient-centered medical home: Institutionalizing quality improvement in a family medicine residency. Presented at the 43rd Annual Spring Conference, Society of Teachers in Family Medicine (STFM). April 27, 2010; Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. PDF

Tudiver F, Basden JA, Click I.  Institutionalizing Quality Improvement in a Family Medicine Residency.  Annual Family Medicine Forum.  Vancouver, Canada.  October 14, 2010.

Grant Submissions:

Funding Source: HRSA - AAU
Role: Principal Investigator - Tudiver, F
Title: Enhancing Quality of Care Through an Appalachian Practice Based Research Network
Dates: 2010-2015, Funded
Summary: The purpose of the proposed project is to build infrastructure to expand activities of a rural Appalachian Practice-Based Research Network (PBRN) to focus on improving quality of care  Amount Funded:  $1,200,000.00

2009

Journal Publications:

Ferguson K, Tudiver F . An intervention to increase publication of research results by faculty and medical residents: A case study. Res Manage Review. 2009;16(1):1-7. PDF

Tudiver F, Rose D, Banks B, Pfortmiller D. Reliability and validity testing of an evidence-based medicine OSCE Station. Fam Med. 2009;41(2):89-91.

Shea, S, Weinstock RS, Teresi JA, Palmas W, Starren J, Cimino JJ, Lai AM, IDEARel Consortium (incl Tudiver, F)  A randomized trial comparing telemedicine case management with usual care in older, ethnically diverse, medically underserved patients with diabetes mellitus:  5 year results of IDEATel study.  J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2009 Jul-Aug;16(4):446-56.

Books or Chapters

Tudiver F.  Costochondritis and Tietze syndrome. In: Ebell MH, Ferenchick G, Smith M, Barry H, Slawson D, Shaughnessy A, Forsch R, Li S, Wilkes M, Usatine R, eds. Essential Evidence. John Wiley & Sons: Hoboken, NJ, 2009.

Papers, Abstracts and/or Poster Presentations:

Regional and National

Tudiver F, Ward Clow T. Institutionalizing quality improvement in a family medicine residency: Does it work? Presented at: The 6th Annual Primary Care Research Day; September 12, 2009; Johnson City, TN.

Lang F, Tudiver F.  Storytelling, Oncology and Medical Communication Analysis of Cancer Patients' Stories.  Presented at the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM) Annual Meeting.  April 30, 2009.  Denver, Colorado.

International

Duggal S, Rahman Z, Bailey B, Bayard M, Acharya D, Ambreen F, Roller K, Kaur T, Tudiver F. Buproprion and restless leg syndrome: A randomized control trial. Presented at: The North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG); November 17, 2009; Montreal, Canada.

Tudiver F, Ward Clow T. Institutionalizing quality improvement in a family medicine residency: Does it work? Presented at: The North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG); November 16, 2009; Montreal, Canada.

Tudiver F. How to teach evidence-based medicine. Course presented at: The Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine; September 7-11, 2009; University of Oxford, London, England.

Invited Presentations:

Tudiver F. Evidence-based medicine: What's new?  Invited plenary speaker, presented at Grand Psychiatry Rounds, James H. Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University; Dec. 4, 2009; Johnson City, TN.

Tudiver F.  Course on Teaching Evidence-Based Medicine.  Invited teacher, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK.  September 7-11, 2009.

2008

Journal Publications:

Tudiver F, Ferguson KP, Wilson JL, Kukulka G. Enhancing research in a family medicine program: One institution's story. Fam Med. 2008;40(7):492-499.

Edwards JB, Tudiver F . Women's preventive screenings in rural health clinics. Women's Health Issues. 2008;18:155-166.

Park EW, Schultz JK., Tudiver FG, Campbell T, Becker LA. Enhancing partner support to improve smoking cessation. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2008, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD002928. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD002928.pub2

Books or Chapters:

Tudiver F. Evidence-based medicine monitoring: From principles to practice. In: Glasziou PP, Irwig L, Aronson JK (eds). Tudi Evidence-Based Medicine. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing; 2008;13:157-158. Fred Tudiver, MD, Peer Reviewer 

Papers, Abstracts and/or Poster Presentations:

Regional and National

Vardhana H, Lang F, Sobol J, Tudiver F, Krishnan K. Storytelling, oncology, and medical communication analysis of cancer patient stories. Presented at: Cancer, Culture, and Literacy: Methodologies and Best Practices for Addressing Cancer Health Disparities Conference; May 15, 2008; Clearwater Beach, Florida.

Tudiver F, Ferguson K, Wilson JL, Kukulka G, Smith K, Click IA.  Enhancing research in a family medicine program:  strategy, process, and results.  Presented at the second biennnial all grantee Bureau of Health Professions Conference.  Washington DC.  February 25, 2008.

International:

Tudiver F, Ferguson K, Kukulka G, Wilson JL. Enhancing research in a family medicine program: One institution's story. Presented at: North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG) Annual Meeting; Nov 18, 2008; Rio Mar, Puerto Rico.

Ferguson K, Tudiver F, Ewigman BE, Wallace R. Clinical inquiries and faculty-resident mentorships promote writing for publication. Presented at: North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG) Annual Meeting; Nov 18, 2008; Rio Mar, Puerto Rico.

Invited Presentations:

Tudiver F. Advanced course on teaching evidence-based medicine. Invited to Present at: University of Oxford; Sept 8-12, 2008; Oxford, UK.

Tudiver F. Evidence-Based Medicine and Public Health.  Presented at the 2008 Appalachian Summer Institute of Epidemiology. China-Tennessee Rural Health Exchange.  Johnson City TN.  May 22, 2008.

Manuscript Review:

Tudiver F. Reviewed manuscripts for the Journal of Rural Health, 2008.

Tudiver F. Reviewed manuscripts for the Annals of Family Medicine, 2008.

Grant Submissions:

Funding Source: HRSA

Role: Principal Investigator - Tudiver, F

Title: Residency Training in Primary Care: Quality Improvement for Rural Health

Dates: 2008-2011

Summary: Grant will develop and implement a formal curriculum and experiential learning process to train residents in quality improvement (QI) of primary care, with an emphasis on underserved rural areas. The project will significantly enhance the three residency training programs sponsored by the Department of Family Medicine (DFM), James H. Quillen College of Medicine (QCOM), East Tennessee State University (ETSU). 

2007

Journal Publications:

Borins M, Holzapfel S, Tudiver F, Bader E. Counseling and psychotherapy skills training for family physicians. Families, Systems, & Health. 2007;26(4):382-391.

Wu T, Tudiver F, Wilson JL, Velasco J. Child overweight interventions in rural primary care practice: a survey of primary care providers in southern Appalachia. South Med J 2007;100:1099-1104.

Stephens MM, Bajaj J, Wallace R, Zolotor A, Tudiver F (Ed). Which tool is most useful in diagnosing bipolar disorder in children? J Fam Pract. 2007 Oct;56(10):838-40.

Xu J, Schwartz K, Hitchcock K, Kittinger-Aisenberg L, Tudiver F. How should you treat Candida vaginitis in patients on antibiotics? J Fam Pract. 2007 Aug;56(8):671-2.

Roederer MW, BlackwellJC, Blenning C, Tudiver, F (Ed). Risks and benefits of combination contraceptives. Am Fam Physician. 2007;74:1915-1916.

Tudiver F, Wolff LT, Morin PC, Teresi J, Palmas W, Starren J, Shea S, Weinstock RS. Rural Primary Care Providers' Perceptions of IDEATel Diabetes Educations and Telemedicine Project. Journal of Rural Health; 2007; 23(1):55-61.

Papers, Abstracts and/or Poster Presentations:

Regional and National

Tudiver F, Edwards J. "Patterns of Depression Screening for Rural Women: Findings from Rural Primary Care Practices." Presented at the 2007 Primary Care Research Day, September 8, 2007.

Edwards J, Tudiver F. Health Status of Rural Appalachian Women: Implications for Health Disparities Research. Presented at The Community Connectios: Using Research Results to Reduce Health Disparities conference, Wintergreen, VA, June 26, 2007.

Tudiver F. An Introductory Hands-on Course on EBM and Critical Appraisal for Physicians. Presented at Columbia University, New York, NY, May 10-11, 2007.

Neher J, Epling J, Gaskie S, King G, Tudiver F.  Grading evidence.  Presented at the 40th Annual STFM Conference.  Chicago, IL. April 26, 2007.

Tudiver F., A Brief Introduction to PDA-Based Medical Software Packages for Busy Clinicians. Presented at Evidence-Based Medicine: A Hands-on Course for Busy Practitioners, Johnson City, March 10, 2007.

International

Tudiver F, Edwards, J. Patterns of depression screening for rural women. Presented at the North American Primary Care Research Group meeting, Vancouver, BC, Canada, Oct 22, 2007.

Invited Presentations:

Society of Teachers of Family Medicine 40th Annual Spring Conference, April 24-29, 2007, in Chicago, IL. Presented a workshop which focused on the Center for Evidence-based Medicine (CEBM) tables and family medicine's Strength of Recommendation Taxonomy (SORT) as tools for rating the quality of data and clinical recommendations.

Tudiver F. An Introductory Hands-on Course on EBM and Critical Appraisal for Physicians. Presented at Columbia University, New York, NY, March 12-15, 2007.

Tudiver F.  A Brief Introduction to PDA-based medical software packages for busy clinicians.  Presented at Evidence-Based Medicine:  A Hands-on Course for Busy Practitioners.  Johnson City, TN.  March 10, 2007.

Tudiver F.  Training of pharmacist trainers in the skills of Evidence-Based Medicine.  Ukraine.  February 24-March 5, 2007.

Tudiver F.  Evidence-Based Sales Promotion.  Four one day courses presented in Karachi, Multan, Lahore, and Islamabad, Pakistan.  February 5-13, 2007.

Other Scholarly Activities:

Attended the 13th Annual Oxford 5-day Workshop on Teaching Evidence-Based Practice, SEP 10-14, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK.

Tudiver, F, Click I, Nichols A, Smith K, Sponsored by the Appalachian Center for Translational Research in Disparities. Presented a Scientific Writing hands-on workshop for faculty, staff, or others wishing to develop their skills in writing for scientific publication.

Tudiver F. Training of pharmacist trainers in the skills of Evidence-Based Medicine. Ukraine, February 24-March 5, 2007.

Other Scholarly Activities:

Directed CME course: Evidence-Based Medicine: A Hands on Course for Busy Practitioners, Oct-9-10, 2007 at ETSU

Grant Research - Interviews of Cancer Patients' Stories. Funded by ASCO ($50,000) and ACTRID ($7,000). Advisor for Dr. Harshna Vardhana (Ongoing project) July 1, 2007-June 30, 2008.

 2006

Journal Publications:

Shea S, et al. (Including Tudiver F). A randomized trial comparing telemedicine case management with usual care in older, ethnically diverse, medically underserved patients with Diabetes Mellitus. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2006;13:40-51. PDF

Lo V, Noviasky J, Nashelsky J, Tudiver F (Ed). Warfarin for Prevention of Ischemic Stroke Recurrence? Am Fam Physician. 2006 Jun 1;73(11):2011-12.

Meza J, Alam S, Martin S, Tudiver F (Ed). Treatments for chronic prostatitis. Am Fam Physician 2006;74(3):475-477.
C. Randall Clinch, DO, MS; Ellen Kesler, MLS, MPH, What are effective medical treatments for adults with acute migraine?, Family Medicine 2006 55(6):530-532 Fred Tudiver, MD, Editor

Holt J, MD, Warren L, Wallace R, MLS, Tudiver F (Editor).   What behavioral interventions are safe and effective for treating obesity?, Family Medicine 2006 55(6):536-538.

Wu T, Flowers JW, Tudiver F , Wilson JL, Punyasavatsut N.   Subclinical thyroid disorders and cognitive performance among adolescents in the United States.  BMC Pediatrics 19 April 2006, 6:12-17.  

Sullivan M, Sams R II, Jameson B.  What is the best test to detect herpes in skin lesions? Journal of Family Practice 2006 Apr;55(4):346-8. Tudiver F (Editor)

Edwards JB, Wilson J, Behringer BA, Smith PL, Ferguson KP, Blackwelder RB, Florence JA, Bennard B, Tudiver F.  Practice locations of graduates of family physician residency and nurse practitioner programs:  Considerations within the context of institutional culture and curricular innovation through Titles VII and VIII.  J Rural Health.  2006:22(1):69-77.

Aukerman MM, Aukerman D, Bayard M, Tudiver F, Thorp L, Bailey B. Exercise and restless legs syndrome: a randomized controlled trial. J Am Board Fam Med. 2006;19(5):487-493.

Meza J, Alam S, Martin S, Tudiver F (Ed). Treatments for chronic prostatitis. Am Fam Physician. 2006;74(3):475-477

Papers, Abstracts and/or Poster Presentations:

Regional and National

Tudiver F, Bailey B, Beine K, Lang F, Shell R, Pfortmiller D, Hasija S.  Development and Testing of the Provider Bias instrument for Assessing Cancer Screening (PBIAS), Tucson, AZ, October 15-18, 2006.

Ferguson K, Tudiver F, Knight H, Edwards JB, Renner J.  Use of the internet by rural appalachian health care providers:  assessment of technological infrastructure and behaviors.  Presented at the North American Primary Care Research Group meeting.  Tucson, AZ.  October 17, 2006.

Wu, T., Velasco, J., Tudiver, F., Nichols, A. "Child Obesity Interventions in Rural Primary Care Practice: A Survey of Primary Care Providers in Southern Appalachia" Presented at the 3rd Annual Primary Care Research Day.  Johnson City, Tennessee.  September 9, 2006.

Kanniganti, R., Kohatsu, W., McGrady, L., Blackwelder, R., Buyck, D., Kukulka, G., Ferguson, K., Tudiver, F., Wu, T., Florence, J., "Opioid Prescribing for Pain in a Primary Care Residency Program in Northeast Tennessee" Presented at the 3rd Annual Primary Care Research Day.  Johnson City, Tennessee.  September 9, 2006.

Tudiver F. Evidence-Based Medicine and Handheld Computers for Everyday Clinical Care. Presented at the National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students, Kansas City, MO, August 4, 2006.

Tudiver F , Bailey B, Beine K, Lang F, Shell R, Pfortmiller D, Hasija S. Development and Testing of the Provider Bias instrument for Assessing Cancer Screening (PBIAS).  Presented at the 3rd Annual Primary Care Research Day.  Johnson City, TN.  September 9, 2006.

Wu T, Velasco J, Tudiver F, Wilson JL.  Child obesity interventions in rural primary care practice:  a survey of primary care providers in southern appalachia.  Presented at the 3rd Annual Primary Care Research Day.  Johnson City, TN.  September 9, 2006.

Invited Presentations:

Neher J, King V, Smith P, Tudiver F.  "The Art of Peer Reviewing: Providing a Comprehensive Review of a Manuscript" 39th Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM) Conference, San Francisco, CA April 25, 2006 - April 30, 2006

Tudiver F, Edwards JB, Ferguson K, Donnelson M.  "Mentoring and Training Multidisciplinary Faculty to Conduct Translational Health Disparities Research" 39th Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM) Conference, San Francisco, CA April 25, 2006 - April 30, 2006

Tudiver F, Ferguson, Ewigman B, Stewart H.  "A Painless Way to Teach Faculty and Residents to Write for Publication" 39th Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM) Conference, San Francisco, CA April 25, 2006 - April 30, 2006

Tudiver F.  Evidence-Based Medicine:  An Introduction.  Presented in Karachi and Islamabad, Pakistan.  January 20 and February 3, 2006.

Tudiver F.  Evidence-Based Sales Promotion.  Four two day courses presented at Karachi, Multan, Lahore and Islamabad, Pakistan.  January 16-February 2, 2006.

Other Scholarly Activities:

Serving on the Search Committee to identify suitable candidates for the Chair of Family Medicine.

2005

Journal Publications:

Buyck D, Floyd M, Tudiver F, McGrady L, Journagin A, Kishenko A.  Behavioral Medicine in Russian Family Medicine.  Patient Educ Counsel 2005;59:205-11.

Lynda M. Baselli, M.D.; Mark A. Oswald, M.D.; Joan M. Nashelsky, MLS.; Tudiver, F. (Ed) Clinical Inquires. Do beta-blockers worsen respiratory status for patients with COPD? J Fam. Pract. 2005 May;54(5):472-3

Zachary A. Flake, MD; Jose R. Hinojosa, MD; Marcy Brown, MLS; Tudiver, F. (Ed) Clinical Inquires. Is Deet safe for Children? J Fam Pract. 2005 May;54(5):468-9

Saseen JJ., Turner C., Russell RG., Tudiver F (Ed) Clinical Inquiries. What is the best regimen for newly diagnosed hypertension? J Fam Pract. 2005 Mar. 54(3):281-2.

Haggerty J, PhD, Tudiver F, MD, Brown JB, MSW, PhD, Herbert C, MD, CFPC, FCFP, Ciampi A, PhD, Guibert R, MD. Patients' Anxiety and expectations.  How they influence family physicians' decisions to order cancer screening tests. Can Fam Physician 2005;51:1658-1659

Guthmann RA, Bang J, Nashelsky J, Tudiver F (Ed). Combined oral contraceptives for mothers who are breastfeeding. Am Fam Phys. 2005;72:1303-4.

Boggs BD, Stephens MM, Wallace RW, Tudiver F (Ed). How does colonoscopy compare with fecal occult blood testing as a screening tool for colon cancer? J Fam Pract. 2005;54:996-997.

Peer Reviewed Publications

Guthmann RA MD, Bang J MD, Nashelsky J MLS. Combined Oral Contraceptives for Mothers Who Are Breastfeeding. FPIN Clinical Inquiries. American Family Physician, Vol 72:7 October 1, 2005. Fred Tudiver, M.D. Peer-Reviewer.

Papers, Abstracts and/or Poster Presentations:

Regional and National

Tennyson L, Tudiver F, Buesseler H, Festin M.  Confronting myths and fears of family planning through evidence-based medicine.  Presented at the American Public Health Association 133rd Annual Meeting & Exposition.  Boston, MA.  December 12, 2005.  

Tudiver F.  Evidence-based medicine and handheld computers.  Presented at the Head for the Hills Conference.  The Breaks, VA.  October 6, 2005.

Rose D, Tudiver F, Wallace R, Pfortmiller D.  PDAs for clinical decision making and clinical behavior.  Presented at the 2nd Annual Primary Care Research Day.  Johnson City TN.  September 10, 2005.

Tudiver F, Wolff LT, et al.  Providers' preceptions of IDEATel Diabetes Education and telemedicine.  Presented at the 2nd Annual Primary Care Research Day.  Johnson City TN.  September 10, 2005.

Tudiver F, Banks B, Rosser W, Griffin G, Wilson J.  Changing physician behavior in developing countries after evidence-based medicine training.  Presented at the 2nd Annual Primary Care Research Day, Johnson City TN.  September 10, 2005.

Ferguson K, Knight WH, Edwards JB, Tudiver F, Renner J.  Use of the internet by rural appalachian health care providers:  assessment of technological infrastructure and behaviors.  Presented at the 2nd Annual Primary Care Research Day.  Johnson City TN.  September 10, 2005.  

Tudiver F.  Evidenced-based medicine:  cardiovascular diseases.  Presented at the Annual Scientific Assembly.  Delaware Academy of Family Physicians.  April 16, 2005.

Tudiver F, French L.  Handheld computers for clinical care.  Presented at the Annual Scientific Assembly.  Delware Academy of Family Physicians.  April 16, 2005.

International

Edwards J, Tudiver F. Quality of women's care in RHCs: a national analysis. Presented at the North American Primary Care Research Group Meeting. Quebec City, Quebec. October 17, 2005.

Tudiver F, Rose D, Wallace R, Pfortmiller D.  The Use of Cochrane abstracts on PDAs at the point-of-care: effect on clinical behavior, presented at the XIII Cochrane Colloquium, Melbourne, Australia October 22-26, 2005.

Tudiver F, Banks B, Rose D.  The EBM OSCE to assess skills of information mastery and use of best evidence, presented at the XIII Cochrane Colloquium, Melbourne, Australia October 22-26, 2005.

Tudiver F, Rose D, Wallace R, Pfortmiller D.  Does Training Primary Care Providers in The Use of PDAs for Clinical Decision-making Change Their Clinical Behavior.  Presented at the 33rd NAPCRG Meeting, Quebec City, Quebec, October 15-18, 2005

Invited Presentations:

Tudiver F.  Evidence-Based Medicine.  Presented at the Annual Head for the Hills 2005 Conference.  Breaks Interstate Park, VA.  October 7, 2005.

Other Scholarly Activities:

Tudiver F. Clinical Rounds. Drug-Free Treatment for Restless Legs Symptoms. Family Practice News, 2005 March 35(6):71

 

 

 

General Interests

Evidence-Based Medicine (EBM)

Quality Improvement

Research Enhancement

Childhood Obesity

Physician Behavior