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    Ganiats, Theodore Dr.

    TitleProfessor
    SchoolUniversity of California, San Diego
    DepartmentFamily Medicine and Public Health
    Address9500 Gilman Drive #0725
    CA La Jolla 92093
    Phone858-534-7928
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      Dr. Ganiats attended the UCSD School of Medicine where he completed both his medical degree and his Family Medicine residency. He is a member of many professional associations, including the Society for Medical Decision Making, Academy Health, the American Public Health Association and the International Society for Quality of Life Research. Dr Ganiats has delivered over 100 lectures throughout the US and Europe. In addition, he was a member or chair of over 30 national guideline and quality/performance panels spanning multiple disciplines. He represents the American Academy of Family Physicians on both the Operations Group for the National Diabetes Quality Improvement Alliance (NDQIA) and the National Cholesterol Education Program's Coordinating Committee.

      Dr Ganiats' research interests involve outcomes research, focusing on quality of life assessment and cost-effectiveness analysis. He has served as a study section member on both American Heart Association (AHA) and NHLBI study sections and an NIH DSMB. He has been published in over 100 peer-reviewed journals, such as Diabetes Care, Medical Care, and the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Currently, he is on the editorial boards of the Journal of Family Practice and Family Practice News.


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      1. Avalos E, Catanzaro D, Catanzaro A, Ganiats T, Brodine S, Alcaraz J, Rodwell T. Frequency and Geographic Distribution of gyrA and gyrB Mutations Associated with Fluoroquinolone Resistance in Clinical Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Isolates: A Systematic Review. PLoS One. 2015; 10(3):e0120470. PMID: 25816236.
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      2. Ayala GX, Ibarra L, Binggeli-Vallarta A, Moody J, McKenzie TL, Angulo J, Hoyt H, Chuang E, Ganiats T, Gahagan S, Ji M, Zive M, Schmied E, Arredondo EM, Elder JP. Our Choice/Nuestra Opción: The Imperial County, California, Childhood Obesity Research Demonstration Study (CA-CORD). Child Obes. 2015 Feb; 11(1):37-47. PMID: 25584664.
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      3. Hillery N, Groessl EJ, Trollip A, Catanzaro D, Jackson L, Rodwell TC, Garfein RS, Lin SY, Eisenach K, Ganiats T, Park D, Valafar F, Rodrigues C, Crudu V, Victor TC, Catanzaro A. The Global Consortium for Drug-resistant Tuberculosis Diagnostics (GCDD): design of a multi-site, head-to-head study of three rapid tests to detect extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis. Trials. 2014; 15(1):434. PMID: 25377177.
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      4. Ganiats T, Kempster JA. Rationing on the fly: the opportunity cost of clinical guidelines. J Am Board Fam Med. 2014 Jul-Aug; 27(4):439-41. PMID: 25001994.
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      5. Ganiats T, Kempster JA. Re: counterpoint: rationing on the fly: the opportunity cost of clinical guidelines. J Am Board Fam Med. 2014 Jul-Aug; 27(4):443. PMID: 25001996.
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      6. Sarkin AJ, Groessl EJ, Carlson JA, Tally SR, Kaplan RM, Sieber WJ, Ganiats T. Development and validation of a mental health subscale from the Quality of Well-Being Self-Administered. Qual Life Res. 2013 Sep; 22(7):1685-96. PMID: 23104088.
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      7. Groessl EJ, Liu L, Sklar M, Tally SR, Kaplan RM, Ganiats T. Measuring the impact of cataract surgery on generic and vision-specific quality of life. Qual Life Res. 2013 Aug; 22(6):1405-14. PMID: 23015266.
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      8. Sarkin AJ, Groessl EJ, Mulligan B, Sklar M, Kaplan RM, Ganiats T. Racial differences in self-rated health diminishing from 1972 to 2008. J Behav Med. 2013 Feb; 36(1):44-50. PMID: 22322908.
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      9. Feeny D, Spritzer K, Hays RD, Liu H, Ganiats T, Kaplan RM, Palta M, Fryback DG. Agreement about identifying patients who change over time: cautionary results in cataract and heart failure patients. Med Decis Making. 2012 Mar-Apr; 32(2):273-86. PMID: 22009666.
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      10. Lee JK, Groessl EJ, Ganiats T, Ho SB. Cost-effectiveness of a mailed educational reminder to increase colorectal cancer screening. BMC Gastroenterol. 2011; 11:93. PMID: 21867492.
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      11. Wright RS, Anderson JL, Adams CD, Bridges CR, Casey DE, Ettinger SM, Fesmire FM, Ganiats T, Jneid H, Lincoff AM, Peterson ED, Philippides GJ, Theroux P, Wenger NK, Zidar JP, Anderson JL, Adams CD, Antman EM, Bridges CR, Califf RM, Casey DE, Chavey WE, Fesmire FM, Hochman JS, Levin TN, Lincoff AM, Peterson ED, Theroux P, Wenger NK, Zidar JP. 2011 ACCF/AHA focused update incorporated into the ACC/AHA 2007 Guidelines for the Management of Patients with Unstable Angina/Non-ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction: a report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines developed in collaboration with the American Academy of Family Physicians, Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions, and the Society of Thoracic Surgeons. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2011 May 10; 57(19):e215-367. PMID: 21545940.
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      12. Kuo GM, Ma JD, Lee KC, Halpert JR, Bourne PE, Ganiats T, Taylor P. Institutional Profile: University of California San Diego Pharmacogenomics Education Program (PharmGenEd™): bridging the gap between science and practice. Pharmacogenomics. 2011 Feb; 12(2):149-53. PMID: 21332308.
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      13. Kaplan RM, Tally S, Hays RD, Feeny D, Ganiats T, Palta M, Fryback DG. Five preference-based indexes in cataract and heart failure patients were not equally responsive to change. J Clin Epidemiol. 2011 May; 64(5):497-506. PMID: 20685077.
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      14. Lee JK, Reis V, Liu S, Conn L, Groessl EJ, Ganiats T, Ho SB. Improving fecal occult blood testing compliance using a mailed educational reminder. J Gen Intern Med. 2009 Nov; 24(11):1192-7. PMID: 19774423.
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      15. Lamond AJ, Depp CA, Allison M, Langer R, Reichstadt J, Moore DJ, Golshan S, Ganiats T, Jeste DV. Measurement and predictors of resilience among community-dwelling older women. J Psychiatr Res. 2008 Dec; 43(2):148-54. PMID: 18455190.
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      16. Fryback DG, Dunham NC, Palta M, Hanmer J, Buechner J, Cherepanov D, Herrington SA, Hays RD, Kaplan RM, Ganiats T, Feeny D, Kind P. US norms for six generic health-related quality-of-life indexes from the National Health Measurement study. Med Care. 2007 Dec; 45(12):1162-70. PMID: 18007166.
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      17. Gorman JR, Madlensky L, Jackson DJ, Ganiats T, Boies E. Early postpartum breastfeeding and acculturation among Hispanic women. Birth. 2007 Dec; 34(4):308-15. PMID: 18021146.
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      18. Vickrey BG, Mittman BS, Connor KI, Pearson ML, Della Penna RD, Ganiats T, Demonte RW, Chodosh J, Cui X, Vassar S, Duan N, Lee M. The effect of a disease management intervention on quality and outcomes of dementia care: a randomized, controlled trial. Ann Intern Med. 2006 Nov 21; 145(10):713-26. PMID: 17116916.
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      19. Elder JP, Ayala GX, Campbell NR, Arredondo EM, Slymen DJ, Baquero B, Zive M, Ganiats T, Engelberg M. Long-term effects of a communication intervention for Spanish-dominant Latinas. Am J Prev Med. 2006 Aug; 31(2):159-66. PMID: 16829333.
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      20. Shi CW, Ganiats T. The debate about over-the-counter emergency contraceptive pills. J Midwifery Womens Health. 2005 Sep-Oct; 50(5):423-6. PMID: 16154071.
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      21. Ross AM, Ganiats T. Results of new statin trials: should the low-density lipoprotein cholesterol treatment guidelines be revised? Curr Atheroscler Rep. 2005 Feb; 7(1):11-6. PMID: 15683596.
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      22. Ayala GX, Elder JP, Campbell NR, Slymen DJ, Roy N, Engelberg M, Ganiats T. Correlates of body mass index and waist-to-hip ratio among Mexican women in the United States: implications for intervention development. Womens Health Issues. 2004 Sep-Oct; 14(5):155-64. PMID: 15482966.
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      23. Frosch DL, Kaplan RM, Ganiats T, Groessl EJ, Sieber WJ, Weisman MH. Validity of self-administered quality of well-being scale in musculoskeletal disease. Arthritis Rheum. 2004 Feb 15; 51(1):28-33. PMID: 14872452.
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      24. Kritz-Silverstein D, Von Muhlen DG, Ganiats T, Barrett-Connor E. Hysterectomy status, estrogen use and quality of life in older women: the Rancho Bernardo study. Qual Life Res. 2004 Feb; 13(1):55-62. PMID: 15058787.
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      25. Groessl EJ, Kaplan RM, Barrett-Connor E, Ganiats T. Body mass index and quality of well-being in a community of older adults. Am J Prev Med. 2004 Feb; 26(2):126-9. PMID: 14751323.
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      26. Kaplan RM, Ganiats T, Frosch DL. Diagnostic and treatment decisions in US healthcare. J Health Psychol. 2004 Jan; 9(1):29-40. PMID: 14683567.
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      27. Folsom DP, McCahill M, Bartels SJ, Lindamer LA, Ganiats T, Jeste DV. Medical comorbidity and receipt of medical care by older homeless people with schizophrenia or depression. Psychiatr Serv. 2002 Nov; 53(11):1456-60. PMID: 12407275.
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      28. Ganiats T. Clinical perspectives: the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). Obes Res. 2002 Nov; 10 Suppl 1:89S-91S. PMID: 12446868.
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      29. Ganiats T, Carson RT, Hamm RM, Cantor SB, Sumner W, Spann SJ, Hagen MD, Miller C. Population-based time preferences for future health outcomes. Med Decis Making. 2000 Jul-Sep; 20(3):263-70. PMID: 10929848.
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      30. Ganiats T. Judging the evidence for interventions. Asking the right questions about foot examinations for patients with diabetes. J Fam Pract. 2000 Jun; 49(6):505-6. PMID: 10923548.
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      31. Ganiats T. Universal rotavirus immunizations: should rotavirus vaccine be recommended for universal use? An opposing view. J Fam Pract. 1999 Feb; 48(2):147-8. PMID: 10094613.
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