Keck School Faculty

Daniella Meeker

Daniella Meeker

Associate Professor of Population and Public Health Sciences
Director of Clinical Research Informatics
2250 Alcazar street Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles


The protocol of improving safe antibiotic prescribing in telehealth: A randomized trial Contemp Clin Trials. 2022 08; 119:106834. . View in PubMed

Development of High-Risk Geriatric Polypharmacy Electronic Clinical Quality Measures and a Pilot Test of EHR Nudges Based on These Measures J Gen Intern Med. 2022 08; 37(11):2777-2785. . View in PubMed

Effect of Peer Benchmarking on Specialist Electronic Consult Performance in a Los Angeles Safety-Net: a Cluster Randomized Trial J Gen Intern Med. 2022 05; 37(6):1400-1407. . View in PubMed

Design of Behavioral Economic Applications to Geriatrics Leveraging Electronic Health Records (BEAGLE): A pragmatic cluster randomized controlled trial Contemp Clin Trials. 2022 01; 112:106649. . View in PubMed

The protocol of the Application of Economics & Social psychology to improve Opioid Prescribing Safety trial 2 (AESOPS-2): Availability of opioid harm Contemp Clin Trials. 2022 01; 112:106650. . View in PubMed

Advancing Interoperability of Patient-level Social Determinants of Health Data to Support COVID-19 Research AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2022; 2022:396-405. . View in PubMed

Establishing a research informatics program in a public healthcare system: a case report with model documents J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2022 03 15; 29(4):694-700. . View in PubMed

The protocol of the Application of Economics & Social psychology to improve Opioid Prescribing Safety Trial 1 (AESOPS-1): Electronic health record nudges Contemp Clin Trials. 2021 04; 103:106329. . View in PubMed

Extracting Patient-level Social Determinants of Health into the OMOP Common Data Model AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2021; 2021:989-998. . View in PubMed

Privacy-protecting, reliable response data discovery using COVID-19 patient observations J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2021 07 30; 28(8):1765-1776. . View in PubMed

Efficient determination of equivalence for encrypted data Comput Secur. 2020 Oct; 97. . View in PubMed

Privacy-Protecting, Reliable Response Data Discovery Using COVID-19 Patient Observations medRxiv. 2020 Sep 23. . View in PubMed

Erratum: Bridging the gap between research, policy, and practice: Lessons learned from academic-public partnerships in the CTSA network - CORRIGENDUM J Clin Transl Sci. 2020 Jul 06; 4(4):372. . View in PubMed

Bridging the gap between research, policy, and practice: Lessons learned from academic-public partnerships in the CTSA network J Clin Transl Sci. 2020 Mar 10; 4(3):201-208. . View in PubMed

Clinician-Level Variation in Three Measures Representing Overuse Based on the American Geriatrics Society Choosing Wisely Statement J Gen Intern Med. 2020 06; 35(6):1797-1802. . View in PubMed

Details matter: predicting when nudging clinicians will succeed or fail BMJ. 2020 09 15; 370:m3256. . View in PubMed

Simulation-based training is associated with lower risk-adjusted mortality in ACS pediatric TQIP centers J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2019 10; 87(4):841-848. . View in PubMed

A Multifaceted Intervention Improves Prescribing for Acute Respiratory Infection for Adults and Children in Emergency Department and Urgent Care Settings Acad Emerg Med. 2019 07; 26(7):719-731. . View in PubMed

Behavioral Economics Interventions to Improve Outpatient Antibiotic Prescribing for Acute Respiratory Infections: a Cost-Effectiveness Analysis J Gen Intern Med. 2019 06; 34(6):846-854. . View in PubMed

Simulation-based training for trauma resuscitation among ACS TQIP-Pediatric centers: Understanding prevalence of use, associated center characteristics, training factors, and implementation barriers Am J Surg. 2019 01; 217(1):180-185. . View in PubMed

Engaging heart failure patients from a clinical data research network: A survey on willingness to participate in different types of research AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2019; 2019:305-312. . View in PubMed

Patient Commitment to Health (PACT-Health) in the Heart Failure Population: A Focus Group Study of an Active Communication Framework for Patient-Centered Health Behavior Change J Med Internet Res. 2019 08 06; 21(8):e12483. . View in PubMed

Perfectly Secure and Efficient Two-Party Electronic-Health-Record Linkage IEEE Internet Comput. 2018 Mar-Apr; 22(2):32-41. . View in PubMed

Timing of mortality in pediatric trauma patients: A National Trauma Data Bank analysis J Pediatr Surg. 2018 Feb; 53(2):344-351. . View in PubMed

A Novel Stakeholder Engagement Approach for Patient-centered Outcomes Research Med Care. 2018 10; 56 Suppl 10 Suppl 1:S41-S47. . View in PubMed

Comparative analysis of stakeholder experiences with an online approach to prioritizing patient-centered research topics J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2017 May 01; 24(3):537-543. . View in PubMed

Effects of Behavioral Interventions on Inappropriate Antibiotic Prescribing in Primary Care 12 Months After Stopping Interventions JAMA. 2017 10 10; 318(14):1391-1392. . 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

Effect of Behavioral Interventions on Inappropriate Antibiotic Prescribing Among Primary Care Practices: A Randomized Clinical Trial JAMA. 2016 Feb 09; 315(6):562-70. . View in PubMed

Populations and Interventions for Palliative and End-of-Life Care: A Systematic Review J Palliat Med. 2016 09; 19(9):995-1008. . View in PubMed

Rethinking the value of survival: clinical trials should measure patient preferences for survival on entry to trials J Clin Epidemiol. 2016 09; 77:137-138. . View in PubMed

Cognitive reflection and antibiotic prescribing for acute respiratory infections Fam Pract. 2016 06; 33(3):309-11. . View in PubMed

Characterizing treatment pathways at scale using the OHDSI network Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 07 05; 113(27):7329-36. . View in PubMed

Behavioral interventions to reduce inappropriate antibiotic prescribing: a randomized pilot trial BMC Infect Dis. 2016 08 05; 16:373. . 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

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

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

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

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

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

Nudging guideline-concordant antibiotic prescribing: a randomized clinical trial JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Mar; 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

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 Jun 27; 13:290. . 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

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

Daniella Meeker, PhD is an Associate Professor in USC's Department of Population and Public Health Sciences and the USC Schaeffer Center for Health Economics and Policy. She co-directs the Southern California Clinical and Translational Science Institute's Clinical Research Informatics program and leads the Los Angeles Department of Health Services Informatics and Analytics Core. Before joining USC she was an Information Scientist at RAND and completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the RAND Bing Center for Health Economics and a PhD in Caltech's Computation and Neural Systems program. She has led and participated in AHRQ, NIH, ONC, and PCORI-funded multi-institutional initiatives in collaborative analytics, randomized trials of health IT interventions, and standards development. Her research program applies data science, health and behavioral economics, and health IT to optimize health and healthcare delivery.
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