Deirdre Shires

Deirdre  Shires
  • Assistant Professor

EDUCATION

  • PhD, Wayne State University
  • MPH, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • MSW, University of Michigan
  • BS, Michigan State University

EXPERTISE

  • Health disparities among sexual and gender minorities
  • Barriers to healthcare access for marginalized populations
  • Patient-provider communication
  • Structural bias in healthcare settings
  • Cancer screening and survivorship

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  • Tabriz, A.A., Fleming, P.J., Shin, Y., Resnicow, K. Jones, R.M., Flocke, S.A., Shires, D.A., Hawley, S.T., Willens, D., & Elston Lafata, J. (2019). Challenges and opportunities presented when online portals are used to recruit diverse patients to behavioral trials. In press at the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association.
  • Shires, D.A., Stroumsa, D., Prieto, L., Jaffee, K.D., & Woodford, M.R. (2019). Gynecologic healthcare providers’ willingness to provide routine care and Pap tests for transmasculine individuals. In press at Journal of Women’s Health.
  • Elston Lafata, J., Shin, Y., Flocke, S.A., Hawley, S.T., Jones, R.M., Resnicow, K., Schreiber, M., Shires, D.A., Tu, S. (2019). A randomized trial to evaluate the effectiveness and impact of offering post-office visit decision support and assistance in obtaining physician-recommended colorectal cancer screening: The e-assist Colon Health Study. BMJ Open, 9(1), e023986.
  • Stroumsa, D., Shires, D. A., Richardson, C. R., Jaffee, K. D., & Woodford, M. R. (2019). Transphobia rather than education predicts provider knowledge of transgender health care. Medical Education, 53(4), 398-407.
  • Dyer, K., Shires, D.A., Flocke, S.A., Hawley, S.T., Jones, R.M, Resnicow, R., Shin, Y., & Elston Lafata, J. (2018). Patient-reported needs following a referral for colorectal cancer screening. Accepted to American Journal of Preventive Medicine.
  • Shires, D.A., Stroumsa, D., Jaffee, K.D., & Woodford, M.R. (2018). Primary care providers’ willingness to care for transgender patients. Accepted to Annals of Family Medicine.
  • Elston Lafata, J. Miller, C., Shires, D.A., Dyer, K., Ratliff, S., & Schreiber, M. (2018). Patients’ use of electronic patient portals and their features. Accepted to American Journal of Managed Care.
  • Elston Lafata, J., Shin, Y., Flocke, S.A., Hawley, S.T., Jones, R.M., Resnicow, K., Schreiber, M., Shires, D.A., Tu, S. (2018). A randomized trial to evaluate the effectiveness and impact of offering post-office visit decision support and assistance in obtaining physician-recommended colorectal cancer screening: The e-assist Colon Health Study. Accepted to BMJ Open.
  • Shires, D.A., Alishahi Tabriz, A., Miller, C. & Elston Lafata, J. (2018). The relationship between team functioning and clinical quality, patient satisfaction, and online patient portal implementation among Patient-Centered Medical Homes. Accepted to American Journal of Accountable Care.
  • Shires, D.A., Stroumsa, D., Jaffee, K.D., & Woodford, M.R. (2017). Primary care providers' willingness to continue gender-affirming hormone therapy for transgender patients. Family Practice.
  • Shires, D. A., Schnaar, A.*, Connolly, M. D., & Stroumsa, D. (2017). To Refer or Not to Refer: General Pediatricians' Perspectives on Their Role in Caring for Transgender Youth. Transgender Health, 2(1), 202-206.

CURRICULUM VITAE

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