Robert J. Reid, MD, PhD

Senior Investigator, GHRI

Group Health Medical Director, Research Translation

Group Health Physician, Public Health & General Medicine


Recent publications

Curriculum vitae (CV)


Research interests and experience

  • Health services & economics: primary care organization, finance, and delivery; translation of preventive and chronic care research into clinical practice
  • Preventive medicine: screening; health behavior change; intimate partner violence
  • Primary care: organization and financing; access to care; continuity, referral and care coordination, comorbidity

Robert Reid is a senior investigator at Group Health Research Institute and medical director of research translation at Group Health Cooperative.

Dr. Reid is a primary care physician with master's training in public health and doctoral training in health policy and management. His research interests revolve around primary care organization and design, as well as the translation of preventive care research into day-to-day clinical practice.


Recent publications

Reid RJ, Parchman ML. Is there value in medical home implementation beyond the electronic health record? Ann Intern Med. 2014 Jun 3;160(11):802-3. doi: 10.7326/M14-0863.

Reid RJ, Wagner EH. The Veterans Health Administration patient aligned care teams: lessons in primary care transformation. J Gen Intern Med. 2014 Apr 9 [Epub ahead of print]. PubMed

Helfrich CD, Dolan ED, Simonetti J, Reid RJ, Joos S, Wakefield BJ, Schectman G, Stark R, Fihn SD, Harvey HB, Nelson K. Elements of team-based care in a patient-centered medical home are associated with lower burnout among VA primary care employees. J Gen Intern Med. 2014 Apr 9 [Epub ahead of print]. PubMed

Green BB, Anderson ML, Cook AJ, Catz SL, Fishman PA, McClure JB, Reid RJ. E-care for heart wellness: a feasibility trial to decrease blood pressure and cardiovascular risk. Am J Prev Med. 2014;46(4):368-77. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2013.11.009. PubMed

Peikes DN, Reid RJ, Day TJ, Cornwell DD, Dale SB, Baron RJ, Brown RS, Shapiro RJ. Staffing patterns of primary care practices in the Comprehensive Primary Care initiative. Ann Fam Med. 2014;12(2):142-9. doi: 10.1370/afm.1626. PubMed

Liss DT, Fishman PA, Rutter CM, Grembowski D, Ross TR, Reid RJ. Specialty use among patients with treated hypertension in a patient-centered medical home. J Gen Intern Med. 2014 Feb 4 [Epub ahead of print]. PubMed

Wagner EH, Ludman EJ, Aiello Bowles EJ, Penfold R, Reid RJ, Rutter CM, Chubak J, McCorkle R. Nurse navigators in early cancer care: a randomized, controlled trial. J Clin Oncol. 2013 Nov 25. [Epub ahead of print]. PubMed

Chubak J, Aiello Bowles EJ, Tuzzio L, Ludman E, Rutter CM, Reid RJ, Wagner EH. Perspectives of cancer survivors on the role of different healthcare providers in an integrated delivery system. J Cancer Surviv. 2013 Dec 19 [Epub ahead of print]. PubMed

Persky S, de Heer HD, McBride CM, Reid RJ. The role of weight, race, and health care experiences in care use among young men and women. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2013 Dec 9. doi: 10.1002/oby.20677 [Epub ahead of print]. PubMed

Buist DS, Knight Ross N, Reid RJ, Grossman DC. Electronic health risk assessment adoption in an integrated healthcare system. Am J Manag Care. 2014 Jan;20(1):62-9.

O'Beirne M, Reid R, Zwicker K, Sterling P, Sokol E, Flemons W, Baker R, Clement F. The costs of developing, implementing, and operating a safety learning system in community practice. J Patient Saf. 2013;9(4):211-8. doi: 10.1097/PTS.0000000000000052. PubMed

To view more publications, please see Dr. Reid's CV.