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Ronald W. Gimbel

TitleDr.
InstitutionClemson University
DepartmentPublic Health Sciences
Address501 Edwards Hall
Clemson, South Carolina 29634
Phone(864) 656-1969
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    Dr. Gimbel is an associate professor and chair in the Department of Public Health Sciences. He came to Clemson in 2014 from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. Ron has experience in operations, health administration and health policy. His research interests focus on improving health care delivery and health outcomes through clinical research on physician decision-making, clinical documentation, and enhanced communication. He also teaches courses in clinical & translational science and health informatics. Ron also serves as a mentor for the Embedded Scholars program.

    Dr. Gimbel is transforming health care through mobile health technology. He is actively engaged in research aimed at enhancing active living of chronic diabetes patients. He is also striving to use clinical decision support technology to aid physicians in clinical decision-making around medical imaging to reduce radiation exposure and improve the ordering of advanced medical imaging.

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    Clinical decision making, clinical documentation, mobile health, chronic disease management, medical informatics, and public health informatics.

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    1. Zhang L, Babu SV, Jindal M, Williams JE, Gimbel RW. A Patient-Centered Mobile Phone App (iHeartU) With a Virtual Human Assistant for Self-Management of Heart Failure: Protocol for a Usability Assessment Study. JMIR Res Protoc. 2019 May 23; 8(5):e13502. PMID: 31124472.
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    2. Gimbel RW, Pirrallo RG, Lowe SC, Wright DW, Zhang L, Woo MJ, Fontelo P, Liu F, Connor Z. Effect of clinical decision rules, patient cost and malpractice information on clinician brain CT image ordering: a randomized controlled trial. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2018 03 12; 18(1):20. PMID: 29530029.
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    3. Gimbel R, Shi L, Williams JE, Dye CJ, Chen L, Crawford P, Shry EA, Griffin SF, Jones KO, Sherrill WW, Truong K, Little JR, Edwards KW, Hing M, Moss JB. Enhancing mHealth Technology in the Patient-Centered Medical Home Environment to Activate Patients With Type 2 Diabetes: A Multisite Feasibility Study Protocol. JMIR Res Protoc. 2017 Mar 06; 6(3):e38. PMID: 28264792.
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    4. Pollock J, Shi L, Gimbel RW. Outdoor Environment and Pediatric Asthma: An Update on the Evidence from North America. Can Respir J. 2017; 2017:8921917. PMID: 28239256.
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    5. Burke HB, Becher DA, Hoang A, Gimbel RW. The adoption of an electronic health record did not improve A1c values in Type 2 diabetes. J Innov Health Inform. 2016 04 15; 23(1):144. PMID: 27348484.
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    6. Bunt CW, Burke HB, Towbin AJ, Hoang A, Stephens MB, Fontelo P, Liu F, Gimbel RW. Point-of-Care Estimated Radiation Exposure and Imaging Guidelines Can Reduce Pediatric Radiation Burden. J Am Board Fam Med. 2015 May-Jun; 28(3):343-50. PMID: 25957367.
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    7. Burke HB, Sessums LL, Hoang A, Becher DA, Fontelo P, Liu F, Stephens M, Pangaro LN, O'Malley PG, Baxi NS, Bunt CW, Capaldi VF, Chen JM, Cooper BA, Djuric DA, Hodge JA, Kane S, Magee C, Makary ZR, Mallory RM, Miller T, Saperstein A, Servey J, Gimbel RW. Electronic health records improve clinical note quality. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2015 Jan; 22(1):199-205. PMID: 25342178.
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    8. Burke HB, Hoang A, Becher D, Fontelo P, Liu F, Stephens M, Pangaro LN, Sessums LL, O'Malley P, Baxi NS, Bunt CW, Capaldi VF, Chen JM, Cooper BA, Djuric DA, Hodge JA, Kane S, Magee C, Makary ZR, Mallory RM, Miller T, Saperstein A, Servey J, Gimbel RW. QNOTE: an instrument for measuring the quality of EHR clinical notes. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2014 Sep-Oct; 21(5):910-6. PMID: 24384231.
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    9. Gimbel RW, Fontelo P, Stephens MB, Olsen CH, Bunt C, Ledford CJ, Loveland Cook CA, Liu F, Burke HB. Radiation exposure and cost influence physician medical image decision making: a randomized controlled trial. Med Care. 2013 Jul; 51(7):628-32. PMID: 23604013.
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    10. Johnson HL, Fontelo P, Olsen CH, Jones KD, Gimbel RW. Family nurse practitioner student perception of journal abstract usefulness in clinical decision making: a randomized controlled trial. J Am Assoc Nurse Pract. 2013 Nov; 25(11):597-603. PMID: 24170534.
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    11. Hanson JL, Stephens MB, Pangaro LN, Gimbel RW. Quality of outpatient clinical notes: a stakeholder definition derived through qualitative research. BMC Health Serv Res. 2012 Nov 19; 12:407. PMID: 23164470.
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    12. Gimbel RW, Olsen CH, Williams PM, Stephens MB. Social marketing and student documentation of asthma care: a quasi-randomized controlled trial. Fam Med. 2012 Feb; 44(2):121-7. PMID: 22328479.
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    13. Do NV, Barnhill R, Heermann-Do KA, Salzman KL, Gimbel RW. The military health system's personal health record pilot with Microsoft HealthVault and Google Health. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2011 Mar-Apr; 18(2):118-24. PMID: 21292705.
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    14. Stephens MB, Gimbel RW, Pangaro L. Commentary: The RIME/EMR scheme: an educational approach to clinical documentation in electronic medical records. Acad Med. 2011 Jan; 86(1):11-4. PMID: 21191202.
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    15. Gimbel RW, Pangaro L, Barbour G. America's "undiscovered" laboratory for health services research. Med Care. 2010 Aug; 48(8):751-6. PMID: 20613659.
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    16. Strosberg MA, Gimbel RW. Kidney donation: when all else fails, try a regulated market. J Natl Med Assoc. 2010 Jan; 102(1):44-5. PMID: 20158135.
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    17. Zhang Z, Walji MF, Patel VL, Gimbel RW, Zhang J. Functional analysis of interfaces in U.S. military electronic health record system using UFuRT framework. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2009 Nov 14; 2009:730-4. PMID: 20351949.
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    18. Gimbel RW, Clyburn CA. Toward a DoD/VA longitudinal health record: politics and the policy landscape. Mil Med. 2009 May; 174(5 Suppl):4-11. PMID: 19562956.
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    19. Gimbel RW, Cruess DF, Schor K, Hooper TI, Barbour GL. Faculty performance evaluation in accredited U.S. public health graduate schools and programs: a national study. Acad Med. 2008 Oct; 83(10):962-8. PMID: 18820530.
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    20. Agee B, Gimbel RW. Assessing the legal and ethical preparedness of master of public health graduates. Am J Public Health. 2009 Aug; 99(8):1505-9. PMID: 18633077.
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    21. Gimbel RW, Strosberg MA, Lehrman SE, Gefenas E, Taft F. Presumed consent and other predictors of cadaveric organ donation in Europe. Prog Transplant. 2003 Mar; 13(1):17-23. PMID: 12688644.
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    22. Gimbel RW, Strosberg MA, Lehrman SE. Cultural analysis of an organ procurement organization. Prog Transplant. 2001 Dec; 11(4):249-54. PMID: 11871272.
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