Samuel N. Forjuoh, MD

Family Physician
Baylor Scott & White Health

Director, Division of Research


Specialties
Family Medicine


Patient Care Emphasis
Family Medicine


Baylor Scott & White Appointment
June 1, 1999


Education
  • Johns Hopkins University, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD, MD
  • Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, MPH
  • Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, DPH

  • Faculty Rank - Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine
    Professor of Family Medicine; Professor of Biostatistics and Epidemiology


    Publications and Research
  • Forjuoh SN. Traffic-related injury prevention interventions for low-income countries. Inj Control Saf Promot. 10[1-2], 109-118.
  • Forjuoh SN, Rascoe TG, Symm B, Edwards JC. Teaching medical students complementary and alternative medicine using evidence-based principles. J.Altern.Complement Med. 9[3], 429- 439.
  • Forjuoh SN, Lane BL, Schuchmann JA. Percentage of body weight carried by students in their school backpacks. American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 82[4], 261- 266.
  • Forjuoh SN, Little DC, Schuchmann JA, Lane BL. Parental knowledge of school backpack weight and contents. Archives of Disease in Childhood 88[1], 18-19.
  • Forjuoh SN, Schuchmann JA, Fiesinger T, Mason S. Parent-child concordance on reported barriers to helmet use by children. Med.Sci.Monit. 9[10], CR436-CR441.
  • Hearne C, Forjuoh SN. Postcardiac injury syndrome after coronary angioplasty and stenting. J Am.Board Fam.Pract. 16[1], 73-74.
  • Forjuoh SN, Reis MD, Couchman GR. Miscommunication related medication errors in elderly ambulatory patients. 31st Annual Meeting of the North American Primary Care Research Group, Banff,Alberta, Canada, Oct 25-28.
  • Loya AM, Chang FC, Tabor PA, Lui AL, Forjuoh SN. Evaluation of clinical and economic outcomes of a pharmacist-managed anticoagulation service versus that of usual care: a retrospective observational study. American Society of Health-System Pharmacist Midyear Clinical Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, Dec 6-11
  • Patel P, Forjuoh SN, Avots-Avotins AE, Patel T. Identifying missed opportunities for colorectal cancer screening in the primary care setting. 31st Annual Meeting of the North American Primary Care Research Group, Banff, Alberta, Canada, Oct 25-28
  • Rascoe TG, Forjuoh SN, Couchman GR. Patient preference regarding herbal products among users of selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors (SSRIs). 31st Annual Meeting of the North American Primary Care Research Group, Banff, Alberta, Canada, Oct 25-28
  • Reis MD, Forjuoh SN, Couchman GR, Symm B, Mason S, O''Banon R. Feedback to physicians regarding potential discrepancies in medication in elderly ambulatory patients. 4th convocation of the American Academy of Family Practice National Network, Arlington, Virginia, March 20-23
  • Reis MD, Moore RW, Forjuoh SN, Shah S. PRINS-1 replication for CenTexNet. 54th Annual Session of the Texas Academy of Family Physicians and Scientific Assembly, Dallas, Texas, July 24-27
  • Reis MD, Forjuoh SN, Couchman GR. What do physicians think about written feedback regarding a potential medication discrepancy found with their elderly ambulatory patient? 31st Annual Meeting of the North American Primary Care Research Group, Banff, Alberta, Canada, Oct 25-28
  • Forjuoh SN, Fiesinger T, Schuchmann JA, Mason S. Helmet use: a survey of 4 common childhood leisure activities. Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine 156[7], 656-661.
  • Couchman GR, Forjuoh SN, Rascoe TG, Holland-Barkis P, Koehler B, Reis MD. E-mail communications in primary care: what are patients'' expectations regarding specific test results? 30th Annual Meeting of the North American Primary Care Research Group, New Orleans, Louisiana, Nov 17-20.
  • Forjuoh SN, Fiesinger T, Schuchmann JA, Mason S. Barriers and concordance of reported helmet usage patterns between parents and their children. 6th World Conference on Injury Prevention & Control, Montreal, Canada, May 12-15.
  • Forjuoh SN, Fiesinger T, Schuchmann JA, Mason S. Helmet use in children: a tale of four helmet-recommended activities. 6th World Conference on Injury Prevention & Control, Montreal, Canada, May 12-15
  • Forjuoh SN, Lane BL, Schuchmann JA, Little DC, Johnson K, Mason S. School backpacks: a comparison of weights and contents carried by students in Ghana, Guatemala, and the United States. 6th World Conference on Injury Prevention & Control, Montreal, Canada, May 12-15
  • Forjuoh SN, Couchman GR, Bartels WG, Hamilton W. Correlates of serious concussion among high school football athletes. 130th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Nov 9-13
  • Forjuoh SN, Mason S, Chambers M. Early impact of efforts by a community coalition to promote child helmet ownership and use in Central Texas. 3rd Annual Childhood Injury Prevention conference, San Antonio, Texas, Sep 26-27
  • Forjuoh SN. Injury control and health equity in low-income countries. 2nd International Society for Equity in Health Conference, Toronto, Canada, Jun 14-16
  • Holland-Barkis P, Capen C, Forjuoh SN, Couchman GR, Rascoe TG, Reis MD. Primary care physician practice patterns of pap screening and adherence to published guidelines. 30th Annual Meeting of the North American Primary Care Research Group, New Orleans, Lousisiana, Nov 17-20
  • Couchman GR, Forjuoh SN, Rascoe TG. E-mail communications in family practice: what do patients expect? Journal of Family Practice 50[5], 414-418.
  • Forjuoh SN, Guyer B. Injury prevention in people with disabilities. BMJ 322[7292], 940-941.
  • Forjuoh SN, Averitt WM, Cauthen DB, Couchman GR, Symm B, Mitchell M. Open-access appointment scheduling in family practice: comparison of a demand prediction grid with actual appointments. Journal of the American Board of Family Practice 14[4], 259-265.
  • Forjuoh SN. Commendable advice. Family Practice Management 8, 12
  • Couchman GR, Forjuoh SN, Reis M, Bartels WG, Henry RA. Variations in primary care physicians'' use of MRI and CT scan diagnostic tests. 29th Annual Meeting of the North American Primary Care Research Group, Halifax, NS, Canada, Oct 13-16,
  • Forjuoh SN, Lane BL, Little DC, Schuchmann JA, Johnston K, Mason S. Weight of backpacks carried by elementary school children. 129th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Injury Control and Emergency Health Services Section, Atlanta, Georgia, October
  • Forjuoh SN, Rascoe TG, Symm B, Edwards JC. Impact of a short interactive curriculum on medical students'' appreciation of EBM and CAM. Association for Medical Education in Europe 2001 Conference, Berlin, Germany, Sep 2-5.
  • Forjuoh SN, Lane BL, Schuchmann JA, Little DC, Johnston K, Mason S. Self-reported pains and correlates associated with heavy backpack carrying in a cohort of elementary school children. 2001 SafeUSA Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, Dec 3-5.
  • Forjuoh SN, Lane BL, Schuchmann JA, Little DC, Johnston K, Mason S. How heavy are elementary school children''s backpacks? 2001 SafeUSA Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, Dec 3-5.
  • Forjuoh SN, Lane BL, Schuchmann JA, Mason S. Parental knowledge of the contents of heavy backpacks carried by their elementary school children. 129th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Atlanta, Georgia, Oct 21-25
  • Forjuoh SN, Couchman GR, Rascoe TG. Are racial and ethnic minority patients less likely to communicate with their health care providers via e-mail? Academy for Health Services Research and Health Policy 2001 Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, June 10-12
  • Little DC, Forjuoh SN, Lane BL, Schuchmann JA, Johnston K, Mason S. Parental knowledge of the contents of heavy backpacks carried by their elementary school children. American Academy of Pediatrics, San Francisco, California, October 20-24
  • Little DC, Forjuoh SN, Lane BL, Schuchmann JA, Johnston K, Mason S. Correlates and selfreported pains associated with carrying heavy backpacks in a cohort of elementary school children. American Academy of Pediatrics, San Francisco, California, October 20-24
  • Forjuoh SN, Guyer B, Strobino DM. Determinants of modern health care use by families after a childhood burn in Ghana. Injury Prevention 1[1], 31-34.
  • Forjuoh SN, Weiss HB, Coben JH, Garrison HG. The standardization of statewide hospitalized injury morbidity reports. American Journal of Public Health 85[5], 732-733.
  • Forjuoh SN, Dearwater SR. Socioeconomic factors and injuries. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 49[3], 331.
  • Forjuoh SN, Guyer B, Strobino DM, Keyl PM, Diener-West M, Smith GS. Risk factors for childhood burns: a case-control study of Ghanaian children. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 49[2], 189-193.
  • Forjuoh SN, Keyl PM, Diener-West M, Smith GS, Guyer B. Prevalence and age-specific incidence of burns in Ghanaian children. Journal of Tropical Pediatrics 41[5], 273-277.
  • Forjuoh SN. Pattern of intentional burns to children in Ghana. Child Abuse and Neglect 19[7], 837-841.
  • Forjuoh SN, Guyer B, Smith GS. Childhood burns in Ghana: epidemiological characteristics and home-based treatment. Burns 21[1], 24-28.
  • Weiss HB, Forjuoh SN, Coben JH, Garrison HG. The need for emergency department data in highway safety management systems. Accident Analysis and Prevention 27[4], 621-622.
  • Forjuoh SN, Gyebi-Ofosu E. Injury surveillance: should it be a concern to developing countries? Journal of Public Health Policy 14[3], 355-359.
  • Forjuoh SN, Smith GS. Case-fatality rates by body part affected and trends in hospitalized burns in Maryland, 1981-90. Burns 19[5], 387-391.
  • Woolf AD, Saperstein A, Forjuoh SN. Poisoning prevention knowledge and practices of parents after a childhood poisoning incident. Pediatrics 90[6], 867-870.
  • Patel P, Ayub M, Forjuoh SN, Patel T. Age, smoking status, and the ACE-27 co-morbidity score are accurate and independent predictors of survival from colorectal cancer in the elderly. Gastroenterology 130[4pt2], A614. Digestive Diseases Week Conference, Los Angeles, California, May 15-19.
  • Forjuoh SN, Schuchmann JA, Mason S. Factors associated with reported parental knowledge of children''s school backpack contents in Central Texas. Tex.Med 102[12], 48-52.
  • Forjuoh SN. Burns in low- and middle-income countries: a review of available literature on descriptive epidemiology, risk factors, treatment, and prevention. Burns 32[5], 529-537.
  • Holland-Barkis P, Forjuoh SN, Couchman GR, Capen C, Rascoe TG, Reis MD. Primary care physicians'' awareness and adherence to cervical cancer screening guidelines in Texas. Prev.Med 42[2], 140-145.
  • Symm B, Averitt M, Forjuoh SN, Preece C. Effects of using free sample medications on the prescribing practices of family physicians. J Am.Board Fam.Med 19[5], 443-449.
  • Aylor AL, Piziak VK, Forjuoh SN, Grimes GC. Hypothyroidism and metabolic syndrome: a retrospective look at a population presenting for weight reduction. Texas Academy of Family Physicians'' 57th Annual Session and Scientific Assembly, Frisco, Texas, Jul 20-23
  • Forjuoh SN, Reis MD, Ory MG, Couchman GR, Via RM. Correlates of spceialty care referrals for adult patients with diabetes by primary care physicians. 134th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Boston, Massachusetts, Nov 408
  • Ritter RH, Forjuoh SN, Reis MD, Reynolds K, Gibson L. Anti-depressant medication dosing by family physicians. Texas Academy of Family Physicians'' 57th Annual Session and Scientific Assembly, Frisco, Texas, Jul 20-23
  • Couchman GR, Forjuoh SN, Rascoe TG, Reis MD, Koehler B, Walsum KL. E-mail communications in primary care: what are patients'' expectations for specific test results? Int.J.Med Inform. 74[1], 21-30.
  • Couchman GR, Forjuoh SN, Reis MD, Bartels G, Lindzey D. Variation in MRI/CT utilization among FAMILY physicians and general internists in a multi-specialty group practice. Med Sci.Monit. 11[3], MT19-MT25.
  • Forjuoh SN, Reis MD, Couchman GR, Symm B, Mason S, O''Banon R. Physician response to written feedback on a medication discrepancy found with their elderly ambulatory patients. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 53[12], 2173-2177.
  • Averitt M, Symm B, Forjuoh SN. Effects of sample medications on prescribing practices of physicians. 2005 American Academy of Family Physicians'' Scientific Assembly, San Francisco, California, Sep 28 - Oct 2.
  • Forjuoh SN, Reis MD, Couchman GR. Specialist care referrals for adult patients with diabetes seen by primary care physicians in ambulatory care. 33rd Annual Meeting of the North American Primary Care Research Group, Quebec City, PQ, Canada, Oct 15-18.
  • Grimes GC, Forjuoh SN. Laboratory test notification: patient preferences and physician practices. 33rd Annual Meeting of the North American Primary Care Research Group, Quebec City , PQ, Canada, Oct 15-18.
  • Patel P, Ayub M, Forjuoh SN, Patel T. Predictors of colorectal cancer survival in the elderly. 33rd Annual Meeting of the North American Primary Care Research Group, Quebec City, PQ, Canada, Oct 15-18.
  • Symm B, Averitt M, Forjuoh SN. Effects of sample medications on prescribing practice. 33rd Annual Meeting of the North American Primary Care Research Group, Quebec City, PQ, Canada, Oct 15-18
  • Friedman DI, Larkin GL, McKay MP, Forjuoh SN, Coben JH. Like father, like son: concordance of reported bike helmet use between parents and their school age children. Academic Emergency Medicine 7, 486. Annual Meeting of the Society of Academic Emergency Medicine, San Francisco, California, May 22-25.
  • Friedman DI, Forjuoh SN, Larkin GL, McKay MP, Coben JH. Early impact of a community coalition on children''s bicycle helmet use. Academic Emergency Medicine 7, 427-428. Annual Meeting of the Society of Academic Emergency Medicine, San Francisco, California, May 22-25.
  • Larkin GL, Friedman DI, McKay MP, Forjuoh SN, Coben JH. Predictors of self reported child bicycle helmet use: a derivation/validation random school survey. Academic Emergency Medicine 7, 486. Annual Meeting of the Society of Academic Emergency Medicine, San Francisco, California, May 22-25.
  • Couchman GR, Rascoe TG, Forjuoh SN. Back-up antibiotic prescriptions for common respiratory symptoms. Patient satisfaction and fill rates. Journal of Family Practice 49[10], 907-913.
  • Forjuoh SN. Child maltreatment related injuries: incidence, hospital charges, and correlates of hospitalization. Child Abuse and Neglect 24[8], 1019-1025.
  • Forjuoh SN, Couchman GR, Cauthen DB. PSA testing by age. Journal of Family Practice 49[7], 659.
  • Averitt WM, Forjuoh SN, Cauthen DB, Symm B, Mitchell M. Open access to maximize patient appointments: comparison of one family practice prediction grid with another grid and actual patient appointments.28th Annual Meeting of the North American Primary Care Research Group, Amelia Island, Florida, Nov 4-7.
  • Couchman GR, Forjuoh SN, Rascoe TG, Mason S. E-mail communication between patients and doctors: a needs assessment survey of patients attending six family practice clinics in Central Texas. 28th Annual Meeting of the North American Primary Care Research Group, Amelia Island, Florida, Nov 4-7
  • Drake KJ, O''Donnell DC, Couchman GR, Forjuoh SN. Migraine disease management program: impact on quality of life, medication utilization, and markers of symptom control, productivity, and presence of co-morbidities. Southwest Leadership Conference for Pharmacy Residents, Fellows, and Preceptors, San Antonio, Texas, Mar. 16-18.
  • Drake KJ, O''Donnell DC, Couchman GR, Forjuoh SN. Education focused disease management program in the migraine patient. American Society of Health-System Pharmacist Midyear Clinical Meeting, San Francisco, California, Dec 3-5
  • Forjuoh SN, Friedman DI, Larkin GL, McKay MP, Coben JH. Early impact of a community coalition on children''s bicycle helmet use. 128th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Boston, Massachusetts, Nov. 12-16
  • Forjuoh SN. Hospitalization for child maltreatment-related injuries: incidence, hospital charges, and correlates. 5th World Conference on Injury Prevention & Control, New Delhi, India, Mar. 5-8.
  • Friedman DI, Larkin GL, McKay MP, Forjuoh SN, Coben JH. Like father, like son: concordance of reported bike helmet use between parents and their school age children. 128th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Boston, Massachusetts, Nov. 12-16
  • Friedman DI, Anthony TR, Larkin GL, McKay MP, Forjuoh SN, Coben JH. Pittsburgh helmet coalition: evolution of a community campaign. Annual Conference of the Pennsylvania Public Health Association, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Oct 4-6
  • Tiska M, Mock CN, Adu-Ampofo M, Boakye G, Forjuoh SN. The involvement of commercial drivers in prehospital first aid in Ghana: a potential building block in emergency medical system development. 5th World Conference on Injury Prevention & Control, New Delhi, India, Mar. 5-8
  • Couchman GR, Cauthen DB, Forjuoh SN, Edwards JC. A team approach to reducing a financial deficit. Family Practice Management 6[10], 51-52.
  • Forjuoh SN. From theory to practice. Injury Prevention 5[2], 158.
  • Mock CN, Forjuoh SN, Rivara FP. Epidemiology of transport-related injuries in Ghana. Accident Analysis and Prevention 31[4], 359-370.
  • Onwuachi-Saunders C, Forjuoh SN, West P, Brooks C. Child death reviews: a gold mine for injury prevention and control. Injury Prevention 5[4], 276-279.
  • Couchman GR, Rascoe TG, Forjuoh SN. Follow-up on the "back-up" antibiotic prescriptions protocol. Ambulatory Sentinel Practice Network, Colorado Springs, Co., Dec. 1-4.
  • Drake KJ, O''Donnell DC, Couchman GR, Forjuoh SN. Migraine disease management program: impact on quality of life, medication utilization, and markers of symptom control. American Society of Health-System Pharmacist Midyear Clinical Meeting, Orlando, Florida, Dec. 5-9.
  • Forjuoh SN. Analytic design strategies in primary care research. 14th Annual Primary Care Research Methods and Statistical Conference, San Antonio, Texas, Dec. 3-5.
  • Forjuoh SN. The mechanisms, intensity of treatment, and outcomes of hospitalized burns: issues for prevention. Journal of Burn Care and Rehabilitation 19[5], 456-460.
  • Forjuoh SN, Coben JH, Gondolf EW. Correlates of injury to women with partners enrolled in batterer treatment programs. American Journal of Public Health 88[11], 1705-1708.
  • Forjuoh SN, Zwi AB, Mock CN. Injury control in Africa: getting governments to do more. Tropical Medicine and International Health 3[5], 349-356.
  • Forjuoh SN, Zwi AB. Violence against children and adolescents. International perspectives. Pediatric Clinics of North America 45[2], 415-426.
  • Forjuoh SN, Mock CN. Getting together for injury control. World Health Forum 19[1], 39-41.
  • Coben JH, Dearwater SR, Forjuoh SN, Dixon BW. A population-based study of fatal and nonfatal firearm-related injuries. Academic Emergency Medicine 4[4], 248-255.
  • Forjuoh SN, Keyl PM, Diener-West M. Estimation of age specific incidence rates of childhood burns from a prevalence survey of burn scars. Injury Prevention 3[3], 207-210.
  • Forjuoh SN, Coben JH, Dearwater SR, Weiss HB. Identifying homes with inadequate smoke detector protection from residential fires in Pennsylvania. Journal of Burn Care and Rehabilitation 18[1 Pt 1], 86-91.
  • Forjuoh SN, Kinnane JM, Coben JH, Dearwater SR, Songer TJ. Victimization from physical violence in Pennsylvania: prevalence and health care use. Academic Emergency Medicine 4[11], 1052-1058.
  • Forjuoh SN. Burn repetitions in Ghanaian children: prevalence, epidemiological characteristics and socioenvironmental factors. Burns 22[7], 539-542.
  • Forjuoh SN, Li G. A review of successful transport and home injury interventions to guide developing countries. Social Science and Medicine 43[11], 1551-1560.
  • Forjuoh SN, Guyer B, Ireys HT. Burn-related physical impairments and disabilities in Ghanaian children: prevalence and risk factors. American Journal of Public Health 86[1], 81-83.
  • Forjuoh SN, Coben JH, Dearwater SR. Firearm ownership and storage practices in Pennsylvania homes. Injury Prevention 2[4], 278-282.
  • Forjuoh SN. Injury control in developing nations: what can we learn from industrialized countries? Injury Prevention 2[2], 90-91.
  • Weiss HB, Dill SM, Forjuoh SN, Garrison HG, Coben JH. Injury surveillance: a statewide survey of emergency department data collection practices. Annals of Emergency Medicine 28[6], 635-640.
  • Zwi AB, Forjuoh SN, Murugusampillay S, Odero W, Watts C. Injuries in developing countries: policy response needed now. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 90[6], 593-595.
  • Hearne CB, Eckford J, Forjuoh SN. Gardener''s cellulitis. American Journal of Medicine in press.
  • Mercy JA, Forjuoh SN. Violence prevention in an interconnected world. Int J Inj Contr Saf Promot in press.
  • Bramson R, Forjuoh SN, Ahmed I, Wiprud R, Prabhu F, Jones BG, DeShazo S, English M. Factors influencing medical students'' specialty choice. 35th Annual Pre-doctoral Education Conference, Savannah, Georgia, Jan 22-25.
  • Forjuoh SN, Reis MD, Couchman GR, Ory MG. Improving diabetes self-care with a PDA in ambulatory care. Telemed.J.E.Health 14[3], 273-279.
  • Forjuoh SN, Ory MG, Reis MD, Couchman GR. Feasibility, challenges, and the potential of enhancing diabetes care with a PDA technology. 1st International Conference on Advanced Technologies & Treatments for Diabetes, Prague, Czech Republic, Feb 27 - Mar 1.
  • Forjuoh SN, Gupta M, Bolin JN, Ory MG, McLeroy K. Nature and magnitude of extant health disparities in diabetes treatment protocols and clinical outcomes by race/ethnicity. 36th Annual Meeting of the North American Primary Care Research Group, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico, Nov 15-19.
  • Reis MD, Kaur P, Couchman GR, Holleman S, Forjuoh SN, Asea AA. Identification of biomarkers linked to obesity and diabetes: a pilot study. 36th Annual Meeting of the North American Primary Care Research Group, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico, Nov 15-19.
  • Forjuoh SN, Reis MD, Couchman GR, Ory MG, Mason S, Molonket-Lanning S. Incorporating PDA use in diabetes self-care: a central Texas Primary Care Research Network (CenTexNet) study. J.Am.Board Fam.Med. 20[4], 375-384.
  • Ory MG, Peck BM, Browning C, Forjuoh SN. Lifestyle discussions during doctor-older patient interactions: the role of time in the medical encounter. MedGenMed 9, 48.
  • Ory MG, Forjuoh SN, Reis MD, Couchman GR, Molonket-Lanning S, Prochaska J. Development of a new technology to improve diabetes management: collaborative interactions for bridging research and practice. TPHA Journal 59, 31-35.
  • Forjuoh SN, Ory MG, Reis MD, Couchman GR. Enhancing diabetes self-care activity monitoring with a PDA in the ambulatory care setting improves glycemic control. 2007 Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ) National Practice-Based Research Network (PBRN) Research Conference, Bethesda, Maryland, May 16-18.
  • Pohl S, Reis MD, Forjuoh SN, Fiesinger T. Medication allergy documentation in the outpatient setting: a survey of errors and missed opportunities. 2007 Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ) National Practice-Based Research Network (PBRN) Research Conference, Bethesda, Maryland, May 16-18.
  • Ritter RH, Forjuoh SN, Reis MD, Reynolds K, Gibson L. Anti-depressant medication dosing by family physicians. 37th Annual Meeting of the Association for Behavioral Sciences and Medical Education, Copper Mountain, Colorado, Oct 17-20.
  • Forjuoh SN, Schuchmann JA, Mason S. Impact of community efforts on helmet use promotion among Central Texas Children engaged in 4 wheel-related leisure activities. 7th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion, Vienna, Austria, Jun 6-9.
  • Patel P, Forjuoh SN, Avots-Avotins AE, Patel T. Factors determining colorectal cancer screening during primary care visits. Gastroenterology 126[4pt2], A344.Digestive Diseases Week Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, May 15-19.
  • Couchman GR, Forjuoh SN, Bartels G, Reis MD, Hamilton WP, Preece C. Incidence of concussion in central Texas high school varsity football athletes. American Journal of Medicine & Sports 6[3], 107-113.
  • Couchman GR, Forjuoh SN, Rajab MH, Phillips CD, Yu J. Nonclinical factors associated with primary care physicians'' ordering patterns of magnetic resonance imaging/computed tomography for headache. Academic Radiology 11[7], 735-740.
  • Forjuoh SN, Schuchmann JA, Lane BL. Correlates of heavy backpack use by elementary school children. Public Health 118[7], 532-535.
  • Forjuoh SN. School backpack weights: a survey of students in Ghana, Guatemala and the USA. Inj.Control Saf Promot. 11[4], 287-289.
  • Forjuoh SN, Schuchmann JA, Mason S. Impact of community efforts to promote helmet use among Central Texas children engaged in four types of wheel-related leisure activities. Texas Medicine 100[8], 56-62.
  • Patel P, Forjuoh SN, Avots-Avotins AE, Patel T. Identifying opportunities for improved colorectal cancer screening in primary care. Preventive Medicine 39[2], 239-246.
  • Rascoe TG, Forjuoh SN, Couchman GR, Reis MD, Van Walsum KL. Factors affecting preference for herbal products among patients taking selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors. Primary Care Psychiatry 9[3], 77-82.
  • Chang F, Loya AM, Tabor PA, Lui AL, Forjuoh SN. Retrospective evaluation of clinical and economic outcomes of a pharmacist-managed anticoagulation service versus usual care. 32nd Annual Meeting of the North American Primary Care Research Group, Orlando, Florida, Oct 10-13.
  • Forjuoh SN, Reis MD, Couchman GR, Symm B, Williams JR, Mason S, O''Banon R. Impact of a physician notification intervention in miscommunication related medication error reduction in ambulatory care. 32nd Annual Meeting of the North American Primary Care Research Group, Orlando, Florida, Oct 10-13.
  • Forjuoh SN, Reis MD, Couchman GR. Medication errors due to miscommunication in elderly ambulatory patients: prevalence, types and effectiveness of a phone intervention. 2004 Building Bridges Conference, Research on the Cutting Edge: Adopting Evidence for the Real World, Miami, Florida, April 1-2.
  • Loya AM, Chang FC, Tabor PA, Lui AL, Forjuoh SN. Evaluation of clinical and economic outcomes of a pharmacist-managed anticoagulation service versus that of usual care: a retrospective observational study. Southwest Leadership Conference for Pharmacy Residents, Fellows, and Preceptors, Houston, Texas, April 14-17.
  • Loya AM, Chang FC, Tabor PA, Lui AL, Forjuoh SN. Evaluation of clinical and economic outcomes of a pharmacist-managed anticoagulation service versus that of usual care: a retrospective observational study. Texas Society of Health-System Pharmacists 56th Annual Seminar and Industry Colleagues in Health Care Forum, Houston, Texas, April 16-19
  • 3. Forjuoh SN, Ory MG, Wang S, Des Bordes JKA, Hong Y. Using the iPod touch for patient health behavior assessment and health promotion in primary care. JMIR Mhealth Uhealth 2014; 2: e14.
  • Forjuoh SN. Protecting children from injury. Int J Inj Contr Saf Promot 2015; 22: 1-2.
  • Giardina TD, Callen J, Georgiou A, Westbrook JI, Greisinger A, Esquivel A, Forjuoh SN, Parrish DE, Singh H. Releasing test results directly to patients: A multisite survey of physician perspectives. Pat Educ Counsel 2015 Feb 23. DOI: 10.1016/j.pec.2015.02.011. Epub ahead of print.
  • Forjuoh SN. The emergency department, injury control, and safety promotion. Int J Inj Contr Saf Promot 2014; 21: 203-204.
  • Forjuoh SN, Ory MG, Jiang L, Vuong AM, Bolin JN. Impact of chronic disease self-management programs on type 2 diabetes management in primary care. World J Diabetes 2014; 5: 407-414.
  • Forjuoh SN, Bolin JN, Huber JC, Vuong AM, Adepoju OE, Helduser JW, Begaye DS, Robertson A, Moudouni DM, Bonner TJ, McLeroy KR, Ory MG. Behavioral and technological interventions targeting glycemic control in a racially/ethnic diverse population: a randomized controlled trial. BMC Public Health 2014; 14: 71.
  • Forjuoh SN, Bolin JN, Vuong AM, Helduser JW, McMaughan DK, Ory MG. Primary care physicians’ perceptions of diabetes treatment protocols. Tex Med 2014; 110; e1.
  • Forjuoh SN, Ory MG, Hong YA. Weight management in primary care: Using an iPad assessment tool and a mobile-enabled physical activity promotion program. J Glob Diabetes Clin Metab 2017; 2: 81.
  • Forjuoh SN. Injury prevention counseling in the primary care setting revisited. Int J Inj Contr Saf Promot 2017; 24: 1-2.
  • Forjuoh SN. Injury prevention counseling in the primary care setting revisited. Int J Inj Contr Saf Promot 2017; 24: 1-2.
  • Forjuoh SN, Embry J, Reis MD. Building a patient-centered medical home in an integrated healthcare system: A survey of patient preferences and needs. Int J Community Fam Med 2016; 1: 119.
  • Forjuoh SN, Lee C, Won J, Towne S, Wang S, Ory MG. Correlates of receiving a recommendation for more physical activity from a primary care provider. Am J Prev Med 2017; 52: 207-214.
  • Forjuoh SN, Won J, Ory MG, Lee C. Neighborhood safety and injury prevention among older adults: A systematic literature review. Inj Prev 2016; 22(Suppl 2): A63.
  • Ory MG, Towne SD, Won J, Forjuoh SN, Lee C. Social and environmental predictors of walking among older adults. BMC Geriatr 2016; 16: 155.
  • Won J, Lee C, Forjuoh SN, Ory MG. Neighborhood safety factors associated with older adults’ health-related outcomes: A systematic literature review. Soc Sci Med 2016; 165: 177-186.
  • Forjuoh SN. Estimation of injury events, rates, and risks from existing databases. Int J Inj Contr Saf Promot 2016; 23: 227-228.
  • Towne SD Jr, Won J, Lee S, Ory MG, Forjuoh SN, Wang S, Lee C. Using Walk Score™ and neighborhood perceptions to assess walking among middle-aged and older adults. J Community Health 2016; 41: 977-988.
  • McMaughan DK, Huber JC, Forjuoh SN, Vuong AM, Helduser J, Ory MG, Bolin JN. Physician recommendation of diabetes clinical protocols. Hosp Top 2016; 94: 15-21.
  • Forjuoh SN. Does improving poison prevention practices reduce childhood poisoning rates? Int J Inj Contr Saf Promot 2016; 23: 1-2.
  • Murphy DR, Wu L, Thomas EJ, Forjuoh SN, Meyer AN, Singh H. Electronic trigger-based intervention to reduce delays in diagnostic evaluation for cancer: A cluster randomized controlled trial. J Clin Oncol 2015; 33: 3560-3567.
  • Forjuoh SN. Injury control needs to move from research to implementation: The theme of Safety 2016 World Conference in Tampere, Finland. Int J Inj Contr Saf Promot 2015; 22: 185-186.
  • Hong YA, Goldberg D, Ory MG, Towne SD, Forjuoh SN, Kellstedt D, Wang S. A pilot study to test the efficacy of a mobile-enabled web application (iCanFit) to promote physical activity among older cancer survivors. JMIR Cancer 2015; 1(1): e7.
  • Forjuoh SN, Helduser JW, Bolin JN, Ory MG. Challenges associated with multi-institutional multi-site clinical trial collaborations: lessons from a diabetes self-management interventions study in primary care. J Clin Trials 2015; 5: 219.
  • Giardina TD, Callen J, Georgiou A, Westbrook JI, Greisinger A, Esquivel A, Forjuoh SN, Parrish DE, Singh H. Releasing test results directly to patients: A multisite survey of physician perspectives. Pat Educ Counsel 2015; 98: 788-796.
  • Forjuoh SN. Protecting children from injury. Int J Inj Contr Saf Promot 2015; 22: 1-2.
  • Forjuoh S, Miller S, Reis M. PS1-38: Building a patient-centered medical home: patient perspectives from a survey in an integrated healthcare system. Clinical Medicine & Research 2014; 12(1-2): 107.
  • Forjuoh SN, Ory MG, Wang S, Des Bordes JKA, Hong Y. Using the iPod touch for patient health behavior assessment and health promotion in primary care. JMIR Mhealth Uhealth 2014; 2: e14.
  • Forjuoh SN. The emergency department, injury control, and safety promotion. Int J Inj Contr Saf Promot 2014; 21: 203-204.
  • Forjuoh SN, Ory MG, Jiang L, Vuong AM, Bolin JN. Impact of chronic disease self-management programs on type 2 diabetes management in primary care. World J Diabetes 2014; 5: 407-414.
  • Forjuoh SN. Injury epidemiology research and secondary data. Int J Inj Contr Saf Promot 2014; 21: 1-2.
  • Adepoju OE, Bolin JN, Phillips CD, Zhao H, Ohsfeldt RL, McMaughan DK, Helduser JW, Forjuoh SN. Effects of diabetes self-management programs on time-to-hospitalization among patients with type 2 diabetes: A survival analysis model. Patient Educ Couns 2014; 95: 111-117.
  • Forjuoh SN, Bolin JN, Huber JC, Vuong AM, Adepoju OE, Helduser JW, Begaye DS, Robertson A, Moudouni DM, Bonner TJ, McLeroy KR, Ory MG. Behavioral and technological interventions targeting glycemic control in a racially/ethnic diverse population: a randomized controlled trial. BMC Public Health 2014; 14: 71.
  • Forjuoh SN, Bolin JN, Vuong AM, Helduser JW, McMaughan DK, Ory MG. Primary care physicians’ perceptions of diabetes treatment protocols. Tex Med 2014; 110; e1.
  • Adepoju OE, Bolin JN, Phillips CD, Zhao H, Ohsfeldt RL, Ory MG, Forjuoh SN. Can chronic disease management programs for patients with type 2 diabetes reduce productivity-related indirect costs of the disease? Evidence from a randomized controlled trial. Popul Health Manag 2014; 17: 112-120.
  • Forjuoh SN. Water safety and drowning prevention. Int J Inj Contr Saf Promot 2013; 20: 207-208.
  • Murphy DR, Laxmisan A, Reis BA, Thomas EJ, Esquivel A, Forjuoh SN, Parikh R, Khan MM, Singh H. Electronic health record-based triggers to detect potential delays in cancer diagnosis. BMJ Qual Saf 2014; 23: 8-16.
  • Forjuoh SN. Promoting public safety through appropriate research. Int J Inj Contr Saf Promot 2013; 20: 1-2.
  • Helduser JW, Bolin JN, Vuong AM, Moudouni DM, Begaye DS, Huber JC, Ory MG, Forjuoh SN. Factors associated with successful completion of the chronic disease self-management program by adults with type 2 diabetes. Fam Community Health 2013; 36: 147-157.
  • Singh H, Giardina TD, Meyer AN, Forjuoh SN, Reis MD, Thomas EJ. Types and origins of diagnostic errors in primary care settings. JAMA Intern Med 2013; 173: 418-425.
  • Appiah B, Hong Y, Ory MG, Helduser JW, Begaye D, Bolin JN, Forjuoh SN. Challenges and opportunities for implementing diabetes self-management guidelines. J Am Board Fam Med 2013; 26: 90-92.

  • Awards and Honors
  • Best Rural and Environment Paper Honorary Mention Award, Aging & Public Health Section, American Public Health Association
  • Outstanding Researcher of the Year, Department of Family & Community Medicine, Texas A&M Health Science Center, College of Medicine, Temple, TX, 2003
  • Best Scientific Paper Award, Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine, 1997

  • Professional Memberships
  • American Public Health Association
  • International Society for Child & Adolescent Injury Prevention
  • American Medical Association
  • American Academy of Family Physicians
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Texas Academy of Family Physicians
  • North American Primary Care Research Group
  • Society for the Advancement of Violence & Injury Research
  • International Society for Violence & Injury Prevention
  • American Telemedicine Association
  • Ghana College of Physicians & Surgeons
  • Ghana Public Health Association

  • Languages Spoken
    English


    Interests/Hobbies
    Tennis, traveling


    Locations


    Scott & White Family Medicine Clinic - Santa Fe
    1402 West Avenue H
    Temple, TX 76504
    254-771-8411

    Appointments