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Daniella Meeker, PhD
Assistant Professor of Preventive Medicine
Director of Clinical Research Informatics
Preventive Medicine
NRT 1450 Biggy St Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles


Daniella Meeker, PhD serves as a director of the Clinical Research Informatics program within the Southern California Clinical and Translational Science Institute. Before joining SC CTSI she was a System Engineer and an Information Scientist at RAND. She completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the RAND Bing Center for Health Economics. Her current research is focused on distributed architectures for data management, analysis, and translational practice. Her other work includes development of collaborative platforms for knowledge management, program evaluation, social network analysis, and applied health and behavioral economics. Dr. Meeker has served as the technical and implementation lead for two clinical data research networks funded by the National Institute on Aging and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.


Comparative analysis of stakeholder experience with an online approach to prioritizing patient-centered research topics. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2016 Dec 23. View in: PubMed

Factors Associated with Family Reports of Pain, Dyspnea, and Depression in the Last Year of Life. J Palliat Med. 2016 Oct; 19(10):1066-1073. View in: PubMed

Prescriber preferences for behavioural economics interventions to improve treatment of acute respiratory infections: a discrete choice experiment. BMJ Open. 2016 Sep 22; 6(9):e012739. View in: PubMed

Rethinking the value of survival: clinical trials should measure patient preferences for survival on entry to trials. J Clin Epidemiol. 2016 Sep; 77:137-138. View in: PubMed

Populations and Interventions for Palliative and End-of-Life Care: A Systematic Review. J Palliat Med. 2016 Sep; 19(9):995-1008. View in: PubMed

Characterizing treatment pathways at scale using the OHDSI network. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 Jul 5; 113(27):7329-36. View in: PubMed

Cognitive reflection and antibiotic prescribing for acute respiratory infections. Fam Pract. 2016 Jun; 33(3):309-11. View in: PubMed

Effect of Behavioral Interventions on Inappropriate Antibiotic Prescribing Among Primary Care Practices: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA. 2016 Feb 9; 315(6):562-70. View in: PubMed

Behavioral interventions to reduce inappropriate antibiotic prescribing: a randomized pilot trial. BMC Infect Dis. 2016; 16(1):373. View in: PubMed

A Harmonized Data Quality Assessment Terminology and Framework for the Secondary Use of Electronic Health Record Data. EGEMS (Wash DC). 2016; 4(1):1244. View in: PubMed

A system to build distributed multivariate models and manage disparate data sharing policies: implementation in the scalable national network for effectiveness research. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2015 Nov; 22(6):1187-95. View in: PubMed

Use of Insurance Against a Small Loss as an Incentive Strategy. Decis Anal. 2015 Sep; 12(3):122-129. View in: PubMed

Nudging physician prescription decisions by partitioning the order set: results of a vignette-based study. J Gen Intern Med. 2015 Mar; 30(3):298-304. View in: PubMed

Evaluating the feasibility and utility of translating Choosing Wisely recommendations into e-Measures. Healthc (Amst). 2015 Mar; 3(1):24-37. View in: PubMed

Understanding data requirements of retrospective studies. Int J Med Inform. 2015 Jan; 84(1):76-84. View in: PubMed

Transparent reporting of data quality in distributed data networks. EGEMS (Wash DC). 2015; 3(1):1052. View in: PubMed

Time of day and the decision to prescribe antibiotics. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Dec 1; 174(12):2029-31. View in: PubMed

Patient satisfaction as a quality metric promotes bad medicine-reply. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Aug 1; 174(8):1419. View in: PubMed

pSCANNER: patient-centered Scalable National Network for Effectiveness Research. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2014 Jul; 21(4):621-6. View in: PubMed

Nudging guideline-concordant antibiotic prescribing: a randomized clinical trial. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Mar 1; 174(3):425-31. View in: PubMed

Identifying appropriate reference data models for comparative effectiveness research (CER) studies based on data from clinical information systems. Med Care. 2013 Aug; 51(8 Suppl 3):S45-52. View in: PubMed

HIV and STI risk behaviors, knowledge, and testing among female adult film performers as compared to other California women. AIDS Behav. 2013 Feb; 17(2):517-22. View in: PubMed

Pains and palliation in distributed research networks: lessons from the field. AMIA Jt Summits Transl Sci Proc. 2013; 2013:108-10. View in: PubMed

Use of behavioral economics and social psychology to improve treatment of acute respiratory infections (BEARI): rationale and design of a cluster randomized controlled trial [1RC4AG039115-01]--study protocol and baseline practice and provider characteristics. BMC Infect Dis. 2013; 13:290. View in: PubMed

Diabetes management for low-income patients in los angeles: two strategies improved disease control in the short term. Health Aff (Millwood). 2012 Jan; 31(1):168-76. View in: PubMed

Comparison of the mental health of female adult film performers and other young women in California. Psychiatr Serv. 2011 Jun; 62(6):639-45. View in: PubMed

Coverage and preventive screening. Health Serv Res. 2011 Feb; 46(1 Pt 1):173-84. View in: PubMed

Assessing the scholarly impact of health psychology: a citation analysis of articles published from 1993 to 2003. Health Psychol. 2010 Sep; 29(5):555-62. View in: PubMed

Neural prosthetic control signals from plan activity. Neuroreport. 2003 Mar 24; 14(4):591-6. View in: PubMed

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