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Brandon Marshall Welch

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InstitutionMedical University of South Carolina
DepartmentPublic Health Sciences
AddressP.O. Box MSC 200
405L
Cannon Place - 135 Cannon St.
Phone843-792-5452
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    I'm an Assistant Professor in the Biomedical Informatics Center, Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Medicine. My research focuses on the development of a social network website for family health history (ItRunsInMyFamily.com) and clinical decision support (CDS) for genomic information. I also lead research and development efforts related to telehealth (Doxy.me). I'm involved with supporting clinical research studies using informatics approaches, including integrating study workflows with Epic, developing a novel approach to biobanking which leverage many informatics tools, and the novel use of telemedicine to recruit and consent research participants (teleconsent).
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    1. Bunnell BE, Kazantzis N, Paige SR, Barrera J, Thakkar RN, Turner D, Welch BM. Provision of Care by "Real World" Telemental Health Providers. Front Psychol. 2021; 12:653652. PMID: 34025519.
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    2. Bunnell BE, Barrera JF, Paige SR, Turner D, Welch BM. Acceptability of Telemedicine Features to Promote Its Uptake in Practice: A Survey of Community Telemental Health Providers. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020 11 17; 17(22). PMID: 33212979.
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    3. Ponathil A, Ozkan F, Bertrand J, Agnisarman S, Narasimha S, Welch B, Chalil Madathil K. An empirical study investigating the user acceptance of a virtual conversational agent interface for family health history collection among the geriatric population. Health Informatics J. 2020 12; 26(4):2946-2966. PMID: 32938275.
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    4. Welch BM, Allen CG, Ritchie JB, Morrison H, Hughes-Halbert C, Schiffman JD. Using a Chatbot to Assess Hereditary Cancer Risk. JCO Clin Cancer Inform. 2020 09; 4:787-793. PMID: 32897737.
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    5. Allen CG, Ritchie JB, Morrison H, Lauzon SD, Nichols M, Schiffman JD, Hughes Halbert C, Welch BM. A thematic analysis of health information technology use among cancer genetic counselors. J Genet Couns. 2021 Feb; 30(1):170-179. PMID: 32643297.
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    6. Ritchie J, Welch B. Categorization of Third-Party Apps in Electronic Health Record App Marketplaces: Systematic Search and Analysis. JMIR Med Inform. 2020 May 29; 8(5):e16980. PMID: 32469324.
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    7. Ritchie JB, Allen CG, Morrison H, Nichols M, Lauzon SD, Schiffman JD, Hughes Halbert C, Welch BM. Utilization of health information technology among cancer genetic counselors. Mol Genet Genomic Med. 2020 08; 8(8):e1315. PMID: 32468681.
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    8. Ponathil A, Ozkan F, Welch B, Bertrand J, Chalil Madathil K. Family health history collected by virtual conversational agents: An empirical study to investigate the efficacy of this approach. J Genet Couns. 2020 12; 29(6):1081-1092. PMID: 32125052.
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    9. Ponathil A, Ozkan NF, Bertrand J, Welch B, Madathil KC. Comparing Usability of User Interfaces to Collect Family Health History. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2019 Aug 21; 264:2005-2006. PMID: 31438451.
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    10. Bunnell BE, Sprague G, Qanungo S, Nichols M, Magruder K, Lauzon S, Obeid JS, Lenert LA, Welch BM. An Exploration of Useful Telemedicine-Based Resources for Clinical Research. Telemed J E Health. 2020 01; 26(1):51-65. PMID: 30785853.
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    11. Khairat S, Ottmar P, Sleath B, Welch B, Qanungo S, Nichols M, Obeid JS. Facilitating the Informed Consent Process Using Teleconsent: Protocol for a Feasibility and Efficacy Study. JMIR Res Protoc. 2018 Oct 17; 7(10):e11239. PMID: 30333095.
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    12. Welch BM, Wiley K, Pflieger L, Achiangia R, Baker K, Hughes-Halbert C, Morrison H, Schiffman J, Doerr M. Review and Comparison of Electronic Patient-Facing Family Health History Tools. J Genet Couns. 2018 04; 27(2):381-391. PMID: 29512060.
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    13. Newlin T, McCall T, Ottmar P, Welch B, Khairat S. Assessing the Satisfaction of Citizens Using Teleconsent in Clinical Research. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2018; 247:685-689. PMID: 29678048.
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    14. Welch BM, Harvey J, O'Connell NS, McElligott JT. Patient preferences for direct-to-consumer telemedicine services: a nationwide survey. BMC Health Serv Res. 2017 Nov 28; 17(1):784. PMID: 29183372.
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    15. Aziz A, Pflieger L, O'Connell N, Schiffman J, Welch BM. Compatibility of Family History Cancer Guidelines With Meaningful Use Standards. JCO Clin Cancer Inform. 2017; 1. PMID: 30148247.
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    16. Agnisarman S, Narasimha S, Chalil Madathil K, Welch B, Brinda F, Ashok A, McElligott J. Toward a More Usable Home-Based Video Telemedicine System: A Heuristic Evaluation of the Clinician User Interfaces of Home-Based Video Telemedicine Systems. JMIR Hum Factors. 2017 Apr 24; 4(2):e11. PMID: 28438724.
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    17. Rogers H, Madathil KC, Agnisarman S, Narasimha S, Ashok A, Nair A, Welch BM, McElligott JT. A Systematic Review of the Implementation Challenges of Telemedicine Systems in Ambulances. Telemed J E Health. 2017 09; 23(9):707-717. PMID: 28294704.
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    18. Narasimha S, Madathil KC, Agnisarman S, Rogers H, Welch B, Ashok A, Nair A, McElligott J. Designing Telemedicine Systems for Geriatric Patients: A Review of the Usability Studies. Telemed J E Health. 2017 06; 23(6):459-472. PMID: 27875667.
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    19. Agnisarman SO, Chalil Madathil K, Smith K, Ashok A, Welch B, McElligott JT. Lessons learned from the usability assessment of home-based telemedicine systems. Appl Ergon. 2017 Jan; 58:424-434. PMID: 27633239.
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    20. Welch BM, Marshall E, Qanungo S, Aziz A, Laken M, Lenert L, Obeid J. Teleconsent: A Novel Approach to Obtain Informed Consent for Research. Contemp Clin Trials Commun. 2016 Aug 15; 3:74-79. PMID: 27822565.
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    21. Aziz A, Kawamoto K, Eilbeck K, Williams MS, Freimuth RR, Hoffman MA, Rasmussen LV, Overby CL, Shirts BH, Hoffman JM, Welch BM. The genomic CDS sandbox: An assessment among domain experts. J Biomed Inform. 2016 Apr; 60:84-94. PMID: 26778834.
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    22. Lin Y, Staes CJ, Shields DE, Kandula V, Welch BM, Kawamoto K. Design, Development, and Initial Evaluation of a Terminology for Clinical Decision Support and Electronic Clinical Quality Measurement. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2015; 2015:843-51. PMID: 26958220.
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    23. Welch BM, O'Connell NS, Qanungo S, Halbert-Hughes C, Schiffman JD. Collecting Family Health History using an Online Social Network: a Nationwide Survey among Potential Users. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2015; 2015:1316-25. PMID: 26958272.
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    24. Hughes Halbert C, Welch B, Lynch C, Magwood G, Rice L, Jefferson M, Riley J. Social determinants of family health history collection. J Community Genet. 2016 Jan; 7(1):57-64. PMID: 26280996.
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    25. Fillmore CL, Rommel CA, Welch BM, Zhang M, Kawamoto K. The perils of meta-regression to identify clinical decision support system success factors. J Biomed Inform. 2015 Aug; 56:65-8. PMID: 25998518.
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    26. Welch BM, Dere W, Schiffman JD. Family health history: the case for better tools. JAMA. 2015 May 05; 313(17):1711-2. PMID: 25868012.
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    27. Welch BM, O'Connell N, Schiffman JD. 10 years later: assessing the impact of public health efforts on the collection of family health history. . 2015 Sep; 167A(9):2026-33. PMID: 25939339.
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    28. Welch BM, Rodriguez-Loya S, Eilbeck K, Kawamoto K. Clinical decision support for whole genome sequence information leveraging a service-oriented architecture: a prototype. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2014; 2014:1188-97. PMID: 25954430.
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    29. Welch BM, Eilbeck K, Del Fiol G, Meyer LJ, Kawamoto K. Technical desiderata for the integration of genomic data with clinical decision support. J Biomed Inform. 2014 Oct; 51:3-7. PMID: 24931434.
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    30. Welch BM, Loya SR, Eilbeck K, Kawamoto K. A proposed clinical decision support architecture capable of supporting whole genome sequence information. J Pers Med. 2014 Apr 04; 4(2):176-99. PMID: 25411644.
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    31. Welch BM, Kawamoto K. The need for clinical decision support integrated with the electronic health record for the clinical application of whole genome sequencing information. J Pers Med. 2013 Dec 18; 3(4):306-25. PMID: 25411643.
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    32. Kawamoto K, Jacobs J, Welch BM, Huser V, Paterno MD, Del Fiol G, Shields D, Strasberg HR, Haug PJ, Liu Z, Jenders RA, Rowed DW, Chertcoff D, Fehre K, Adlassnig KP, Curtis AC. Clinical information system services and capabilities desired for scalable, standards-based, service-oriented decision support: consensus assessment of the Health Level 7 clinical decision support Work Group. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2012; 2012:446-55. PMID: 23304315.
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    33. Welch BM, Kawamoto K. Clinical decision support for genetically guided personalized medicine: a systematic review. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2013 Mar-Apr; 20(2):388-400. PMID: 22922173.
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    34. Drobysheva D, Ameel K, Welch B, Ellison E, Chaichana K, Hoang B, Sharma S, Neckameyer W, Srinakevitch I, Murphy KJ, Schmid A. An optimized method for histological detection of dopaminergic neurons in Drosophila melanogaster. J Histochem Cytochem. 2008 Dec; 56(12):1049-63. PMID: 18574253.
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