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Ann B. Nattinger MD, MPH

Center Director, Chief, Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Medicine
Division: General Internal Medicine
Program: Administration

Member of the Cancer Center


Publications

  • An algorithm to identify the development of lymphedema after breast cancer treatment. (Yen TW, Laud PW, Sparapani RA, Li J, Nattinger AB) J Cancer Surviv 2014 Sep 4: PMID 25187004
  • Quality of life among a population-based cohort of older patients with breast cancer. (Neuner JM, Zokoe N, McGinley EL, Pezzin LE, Yen TW, Schapira MM, Nattinger AB) Breast 2014 Oct;23(5):609-16 PMID 25034932
  • Surgeon specialization and use of sentinel lymph node biopsy for breast cancer. (Yen TW, Laud PW, Sparapani RA, Nattinger AB) JAMA Surg 2014 Feb;149(2):185-92 PMID 24369337
  • Variation in the risk of readmission among hospitals: the relative contribution of patient, hospital and inpatient provider characteristics. (Singh S, Lin YL, Kuo YF, Nattinger AB, Goodwin JS) J Gen Intern Med 2014 Apr;29(4):572-8 PMID 24307260
  • Diagnosis and treatment of lymphedema after breast cancer: a population-based study. (Sayko O, Pezzin LE, Yen TW, Nattinger AB) PM R 2013 Nov;5(11):915-23 PMID 23684778
  • Thirty-day readmissions after elective spine surgery for degenerative conditions among US Medicare beneficiaries. (Wang MC, Shivakoti M, Sparapani RA, Guo C, Laud PW, Nattinger AB) Spine J 2012 Oct;12(10):902-11 PMID 23098615
  • Socioeconomic and racial differences in treatment for breast cancer at a low-volume hospital. (Kong AL, Yen TW, Pezzin LE, Miao H, Sparapani RA, Laud PW, Nattinger AB) Ann Surg Oncol 2011 Oct;18(11):3220-7 PMID 21861226
  • The association of robotic surgical technology and hospital prostatectomy volumes: increasing market share through the adoption of technology. (Neuner JM, See WA, Pezzin LE, Tarima S, Nattinger AB) Cancer 2012 Jan 15;118(2):371-7 PMID 21717434
  • Utility of a combined current procedural terminology and International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification code algorithm in classifying cervical spine surgery for degenerative changes. (Wang MC, Laud PW, Macias M, Nattinger AB) Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2011 Oct 15;36(22):1843-8 PMID 21245779
  • Nonurgent emergency-department care: analysis of parent and primary physician perspectives. (Brousseau DC, Nimmer MR, Yunk NL, Nattinger AB, Greer A) Pediatrics 2011 Feb;127(2):e375-81 PMID 21242226
  • Fracture risk and adjuvant hormonal therapy among a population-based cohort of older female breast cancer patients. (Neuner JM, Yen TW, Sparapani RA, Laud PW, Nattinger AB) Osteoporos Int 2011 Nov;22(11):2847-55 PMID 21170643
  • Strengths and limitations of International Classification of Disease Ninth Revision Clinical Modification codes in defining cervical spine surgery. (Wang MC, Laud PW, Macias M, Nattinger AB) Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2011 Jan 1;36(1):E38-44 PMID 20975624
  • It's the writing on the wall: Whiteboards improve inpatient satisfaction with provider communication. (Singh S, Fletcher KE, Pandl GJ, Schapira MM, Nattinger AB, Biblo LA, Whittle J) Am J Med Qual 2011 Mar-Apr;26(2):127-31 PMID 20870743
  • Socioeconomic factors associated with adjuvant hormone therapy use in older breast cancer survivors. (Yen TW, Czypinski LK, Sparapani RA, Guo C, Laud PW, Pezzin LE, Nattinger AB) Cancer 2011 Jan 15;117(2):398-405 PMID 20824718
  • Heightened attention to medical privacy: challenges for unbiased sample recruitment and a possible solution. (Nattinger AB, Pezzin LE, Sparapani RA, Neuner JM, King TK, Laud PW) Am J Epidemiol 2010 Sep 15;172(6):637-44 PMID 20660123
  • Nattinger and pezzin respond to "the importance of response rate calculation" by harris and "privacy regulation" by ness. (Nattinger AB et al.) Am J Epidemiol 2010 Sep 15;172(6):651-2 PMID 20660121
  • Elderly breast cancer survivors accurately self-report key treatment information. (Yen TW, Sparapani RA, Guo C, Neuner JM, Laud PW, Nattinger AB) J Am Geriatr Soc 2010 Feb;58(2):410-2 PMID 20370882
  • In the clinic. Breast cancer screening and prevention. (Nattinger AB) Ann Intern Med 2010 Apr 6;152(7):ITC41 PMID 20368645
  • The economic consequences of breast cancer adjuvant hormonal treatments. (Pezzin LE, O'Niel MB, Nattinger AB) J Gen Intern Med 2009 Nov;24 Suppl 2:S446-50 PMID 19838848
  • Primary care quality and subsequent emergency department utilization for children in Wisconsin Medicaid. (Brousseau DC, Gorelick MH, Hoffmann RG, Flores G, Nattinger AB) Acad Pediatr 2009 Jan-Feb;9(1):33-9 PMID 19329089
  • A contemporary, population-based study of lymphedema risk factors in older women with breast cancer. (Yen TW, Fan X, Sparapani R, Laud PW, Walker AP, Nattinger AB) Ann Surg Oncol 2009 Apr;16(4):979-88 PMID 19194754
  • Behavior modification and risk perception in patients with nonmelanoma skin cancer. (Rhee JS, Davis-Malesevich M, Logan BR, Neuburg M, Burzynski M, Nattinger AB) WMJ 2008 Apr;107(2):62-8 PMID 18593080
  • Update in women's health 2006-2007. (Zebrack JR, Gonzaga AM, Neuner JM, Nattinger AB) J Gen Intern Med 2008 Jan;23(1):93-9 PMID 18046610
  • Exploring the surgeon volume outcome relationship among women with breast cancer. (Nattinger AB, Laud PW, Sparapani RA, Zhang X, Neuner JM, Gilligan MA) Arch Intern Med 2007 Oct 8;167(18):1958-63 PMID 17923595
  • Update in women's health. (Mitchell JL, Zebrack JR, Davids SL, Nattinger AB, Neuner JM) J Gen Intern Med 2007 Sep;22(9):1351-64 PMID 17690943
  • Racial and socioeconomic disparities in bone density testing before and after hip fracture. (Neuner JM, Zhang X, Sparapani R, Laud PW, Nattinger AB) J Gen Intern Med 2007 Sep;22(9):1239-45 PMID 17594131
  • Colorectal cancer screening among midwestern community-based residents: indicators of success. (Matthews BA, Nattinger AB, Venkatesan T, Shaker R) J Community Health 2007 Apr;32(2):103-20 PMID 17571524
  • Quality of primary care and subsequent pediatric emergency department utilization. (Brousseau DC, Hoffmann RG, Nattinger AB, Flores G, Zhang Y, Gorelick M) Pediatrics 2007 Jun;119(6):1131-8 PMID 17545380
  • Decision-making at menopause: a randomized controlled trial of a computer-based hormone therapy decision-aid. (Schapira MM, Gilligan MA, McAuliffe T, Garmon G, Carnes M, Nattinger AB) Patient Educ Couns 2007 Jul;67(1-2):100-7 PMID 17400413
  • Objective risk, subjective risk, and colorectal cancer screening among a clinic sample. (Matthews BA, Nattinger AB, Venkatesan T, Shaker R, Anderson RC) Psychol Health Med 2007 Mar;12(2):135-47 PMID 17365894
  • The skin cancer index: clinical responsiveness and predictors of quality of life. (Rhee JS, Matthews BA, Neuburg M, Logan BR, Burzynski M, Nattinger AB) Laryngoscope 2007 Mar;117(3):399-405 PMID 17334300
  • Promoting the career development of women in academic medicine. (Nattinger AB) Arch Intern Med 2007 Feb 26;167(4):323-4 PMID 17325290
  • Relationship between number of breast cancer operations performed and 5-year survival after treatment for early-stage breast cancer. (Gilligan MA, Neuner J, Zhang X, Sparapani R, Laud PW, Nattinger AB) Am J Public Health 2007 Mar;97(3):539-44 PMID 17267725
  • Surgeon characteristics and variations in treatment for early-stage breast cancer. (Gilligan MA, Neuner J, Sparapani R, Laud PW, Nattinger AB) Arch Surg 2007 Jan;142(1):17-22 PMID 17224496
  • Validation of a quality-of-life instrument for patients with nonmelanoma skin cancer. (Rhee JS, Matthews BA, Neuburg M, Logan BR, Burzynski M, Nattinger AB) Arch Facial Plast Surg 2006 Sep-Oct;8(5):314-8 PMID 16982987
  • The influence of graphic format on breast cancer risk communication. (Schapira MM, Nattinger AB, McAuliffe TL) J Health Commun 2006 Sep;11(6):569-82 PMID 16950729
  • Development of the facial skin care index: a health-related outcomes index for skin cancer patients. (Matthews BA, Rhee JS, Neuburg M, Burzynski ML, Nattinger AB) Dermatol Surg 2006 Jul;32(7):924-34; discussion 934 PMID 16875475
  • Bone density testing in older women and its association with patient age. (Neuner JM, Binkley N, Sparapani RA, Laud PW, Nattinger AB) J Am Geriatr Soc 2006 Mar;54(3):485-9 PMID 16551317
  • Effect of model of care delivery on mammography use among elderly breast cancer survivors. (Etim AE, Schellhase KG, Sparapani R, Nattinger AB) Breast Cancer Res Treat 2006 Apr;96(3):293-9 PMID 16538537
  • Predictive factors and outcomes in endoscopic sinus surgery for chronic rhinosinusitis. (Smith TL, Mendolia-Loffredo S, Loehrl TA, Sparapani R, Laud PW, Nattinger AB) Laryngoscope 2005 Dec;115(12):2199-205 PMID 16369166
  • Disparities for latino children in the timely receipt of medical care. (Brousseau DC, Hoffmann RG, Yauck J, Nattinger AB, Flores G) Ambul Pediatr 2005 Nov-Dec;5(6):319-25 PMID 16302832
  • Variation in the choice of breast-conserving surgery or mastectomy: patient or physician decision making? (Nattinger AB) J Clin Oncol 2005 Aug 20;23(24):5429-31 PMID 16110002
  • Colorectal cancer screening behavior and health insurance status (United States). (Matthews BA, Anderson RC, Nattinger AB) Cancer Causes Control 2005 Aug;16(6):735-42 PMID 16049812
  • Creation of a quality of life instrument for nonmelanoma skin cancer patients. (Rhee JS, Matthews BA, Neuburg M, Burzynski M, Nattinger AB) Laryngoscope 2005 Jul;115(7):1178-85 PMID 15995503
  • An algorithm for the use of Medicare claims data to identify women with incident breast cancer. (Nattinger AB, Laud PW, Bajorunaite R, Sparapani RA, Freeman JL) Health Serv Res 2004 Dec;39(6 Pt 1):1733-49 PMID 15533184
  • Decentralization of breast cancer surgery in the United States. (Neuner JM, Gilligan MA, Sparapani R, Laud PW, Haggstrom D, Nattinger AB) Cancer 2004 Sep 15;101(6):1323-9 PMID 15368323
  • Agreement between scales in the measurement of breast cancer risk perceptions. (Schapira MM, Davids SL, McAuliffe TL, Nattinger AB) Risk Anal 2004 Jun;24(3):665-73 PMID 15209937
  • Predictors of pessimistic breast cancer risk perceptions in a primary care population. (Davids SL, Schapira MM, McAuliffe TL, Nattinger AB) J Gen Intern Med 2004 Apr;19(4):310-5 PMID 15061739
  • Skin cancer and quality of life: assessment with the Dermatology Life Quality Index. (Rhee JS, Matthews BA, Neuburg M, Smith TL, Burzynski M, Nattinger AB) Dermatol Surg 2004 Apr;30(4 Pt 1):525-9 PMID 15056143
  • Quality of life and sun-protective behavior in patients with skin cancer. (Rhee JS, Matthews BA, Neuburg M, Smith TL, Burzynski M, Nattinger AB) Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2004 Feb;130(2):141-6 PMID 14967741
  • Objective testing and quality-of-life evaluation in surgical candidates with chronic rhinosinusitis. (Smith TL, Rhee JS, Loehrl TA, Burzynski ML, Laud PW, Nattinger AB) Am J Rhinol 2003 Nov-Dec;17(6):351-6 PMID 14750611
  • Menopausal hormone therapy decisions: insights from a multi-attribute model. (Schapira MM, Gilligan MA, McAuliffe TL, Nattinger AB) Patient Educ Couns 2004 Jan;52(1):89-95 PMID 14729295
  • Effect of nurse case management on the treatment of older women with breast cancer. (Goodwin JS, Satish S, Anderson ET, Nattinger AB, Freeman JL) J Am Geriatr Soc 2003 Sep;51(9):1252-9 PMID 12919237
  • Measuring the performance of screening mammography in community practice with Medicare claims data. (Freeman JL, Goodwin JS, Zhang D, Nattinger AB, Freeman DH Jr) Women Health 2003;37(2):1-15 PMID 12733550
  • Quality of care for breast cancer. (Nattinger AB) Med Care 2003 Mar;41(3):341-3 PMID 12618637
  • Identifying cancer relapse using SEER-Medicare data. (Earle CC, Nattinger AB, Potosky AL, Lang K, Mallick R, Berger M, Warren JL) Med Care 2002 Aug;40(8 Suppl):IV-75-81 PMID 12187172
  • Geographic variations in breast cancer survival among older women: implications for quality of breast cancer care. (Goodwin JS, Freeman JL, Mahnken JD, Freeman DH, Nattinger AB) J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 2002 Jun;57(6):M401-6 PMID 12023271
  • Survival of women after breast conserving surgery for early stage breast cancer. (Du Xianglin, Freeman JL, Nattinger AB, Goodwin JS) Breast Cancer Res Treat 2002 Mar;72(1):23-31 PMID 12000218
  • Persistent differences in sociodemographic determinants of breast conserving treatment despite overall increased adoption. (Gilligan MA, Kneusel RT, Hoffmann RG, Greer AL, Nattinger AB) Med Care 2002 Mar;40(3):181-9 PMID 11880791
  • Frequency or probability? A qualitative study of risk communication formats used in health care. (Schapira MM, Nattinger AB, McHorney CA) Med Decis Making 2001 Nov-Dec;21(6):459-67 PMID 11760103
  • Relationship of distance from a radiotherapy facility and initial breast cancer treatment. (Nattinger AB, Kneusel RT, Hoffmann RG, Gilligan MA) J Natl Cancer Inst 2001 Sep 5;93(17):1344-6 PMID 11535710
  • Effect of treatment on quality of life among men with clinically localized prostate cancer. (Schapira MM, Lawrence WF, Katz DA, McAuliffe TL, Nattinger AB) Med Care 2001 Mar;39(3):243-53 PMID 11242319
  • Is screening mammography effective in elderly women. (Nattinger AB) Am J Med 2000 Aug 1;109(2):172-3 PMID 11032568
  • Relation between appropriateness of primary therapy for early-stage breast carcinoma and increased use of breast-conserving surgery. (Nattinger AB, Hoffmann RG, Kneusel RT, Schapira MM) Lancet 2000 Sep 30;356(9236):1148-53 PMID 11030294
  • Care for breast cancer: the adoption of newer clinical paradigms. (Nattinger AB) Med Care 2000 Jul;38(7):693-5 PMID 10901352
  • Accuracy and completeness of Medicare claims data for surgical treatment of breast cancer. (Du X, Freeman JL, Warren JL, Nattinger AB, Zhang D, Goodwin JS) Med Care 2000 Jul;38(7):719-27 PMID 10901355
  • Underutilization of mammography in older breast cancer survivors. (Schapira MM, McAuliffe TL, Nattinger AB) Med Care 2000 Mar;38(3):281-9 PMID 10718353
  • Older women, mammography, and mortality from breast cancer. (Nattinger AB) Am J Med 2000 Feb;108(2):174-5 PMID 11126313
  • Update in women's health. (Charney P, Walsh J, Nattinger AB) Ann Intern Med 1999 Dec 21;131(12):952-8 PMID 10610647
  • Update in women's health. (Charney P, Walsh JM, Nattinger AB) Ann Intern Med 1998 Oct 1;129(7):551-8 PMID 9758576
  • Geographic variations in breast cancer mortality: do higher rates imply elevated incidence or poorer survival? (Goodwin JS, Freeman JL, Freeman D, Nattinger AB) Am J Public Health 1998 Mar;88(3):458-60 PMID 9518983
  • Effect of Nancy Reagan's mastectomy on choice of surgery for breast cancer by US women. (Nattinger AB, Hoffmann RG, Howell-Pelz A, Goodwin JS) JAMA 1998 Mar 11;279(10):762-6 PMID 9508152
  • Generalizability of the surveillance, epidemiology, and end results registry population: factors relevant to epidemiologic and health care research. (Nattinger AB, McAuliffe TL, Schapira MM) J Clin Epidemiol 1997 Aug;50(8):939-45 PMID 9291879
  • Enhanced decision-making: the use of a videotape decision-aid for patients with prostate cancer. (Schapira MM, Meade C, Nattinger AB) Patient Educ Couns 1997 Feb;30(2):119-27 PMID 9128614
  • The influence of black race and socioeconomic status on the use of breast-conserving surgery for Medicare beneficiaries. (Michalski TA, Nattinger AB) Cancer 1997 Jan 15;79(2):314-9 PMID 9010104
  • Recent advances in internal medicine. (Nattinger AB, Wang-Cheng R, Sonnenberg G, Kotchen TA) Wis Med J 1996 Dec;95(12):871-4 PMID 8993227
  • The effect of legislative requirements on the use of breast-conserving surgery. (Nattinger AB, Hoffman RG, Shapiro R, Gottlieb MS, Goodwin JS) N Engl J Med 1996 Oct 3;335(14):1035-40 PMID 8793929
  • Minimal increase in use of breast-conserving surgery from 1986 to 1990. (Nattinger AB, Gottlieb MS, Hoffman RG, Walker AP, Goodwin JS) Med Care 1996 May;34(5):479-89 PMID 8614169
  • Treatment of localized prostate cancer in African-American compared with Caucasian men. Less use of aggressive therapy for comparable disease. (Schapira MM, McAuliffe TL, Nattinger AB) Med Care 1995 Nov;33(11):1079-88 PMID 7475418
  • Communicating with deaf patients. (Nattinger AB) JAMA 1995 Sep 13;274(10):795 PMID 7650795
  • Effect of season and climate on choice of therapy for breast cancer in older women. (Goodwin JS, Nattinger AB) J Am Geriatr Soc 1995 Sep;43(9):962-6 PMID 7657935
  • Promotion of women physicians in academic medicine. Glass ceiling or sticky floor? (Tesch BJ, Wood HM, Helwig AL, Nattinger AB) JAMA 1995 Apr 5;273(13):1022-5 PMID 7897785
  • Improvements in preventive care and communication for deaf patients: results of a novel primary health care program. (MacKinney TG, Walters D, Bird GL, Nattinger AB) J Gen Intern Med 1995 Mar;10(3):133-7 PMID 7769469
  • Geographic and Hospital Variation in the Management of Older Women With Breast Cancer. (Nattinger AB, Goodwin JS) Cancer Control 1994 Jul;1(4):334-338 PMID 10886984
  • Creative part-time faculty arrangements. (Tesch BJ, Nattinger AB) Ann Intern Med 1994 Feb 15;120(4):346; author reply 346-7 PMID 8135949
  • Postmenopausal hormone replacement: are two hormones better than one? (Wood H, Wang-Cheng R, Nattinger AB) J Gen Intern Med 1993 Aug;8(8):451-8 PMID 8410413
  • Screening mammography for older women. A case of mixed messages. (Nattinger AB, Goodwin JS) Arch Intern Med 1992 May;152(5):922-5 PMID 1580716
  • Geographic variation in the use of breast-conserving treatment for breast cancer. (Nattinger AB, Gottlieb MS, Veum J, Yahnke D, Goodwin JS) N Engl J Med 1992 Apr 23;326(17):1102-7 PMID 1552911
  • Informed consent for patient transfers to a Veterans Affairs medical center. (Jablonski DF, Mosley GM, Byrd JC, Schwallie D, Nattinger AB) J Gen Intern Med 1991 May-Jun;6(3):229-32 PMID 2066827
  • Improving the utilization of screening mammography in primary care practices. (Nattinger AB, Panzer RJ, Janus J) Arch Intern Med 1989 Sep;149(9):2087-92 PMID 2774785
  • Grants and Awards

  • Explaining SES Disparities in Breast Cancer Outcomes-R1 (#9207822 01/01/2013 - 12/31/2016) Sponsor: American Cancer Society National
  • SES Disparities in Breast Cancer: Effect of Pharmaceutical Coverage (#9205523 03/01/2009 - 01/31/2015) Sponsor: NIH Cancer Institute
  • Quality of Follow-up Care for Breast Cancer Survivors (#9202804 04/01/2003 - 02/29/2008) Sponsor: NIH Cancer Institute
  • The Donald J. Schuenke Cancer Fellowship (#9204396 10/01/2006 - 06/30/2011) Sponsor: Froedtert Hospital Foundation
  • (PQE3) A Statewide RCT to Reduce Use of Ineffective or Unproven Breast Cancer Care (#9208807 09/15/2014 - 08/31/2018) Sponsor: NIH Cancer Institute
  • Determinants of Medical and Surgical Treatment Outcomes in Chronic Sinusitis (#9207328 04/01/2011 - 03/31/2016) Sponsor: Oregon Health & Science University
  • Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Program (PCORP) (#9520226 07/01/2012 - 06/30/2017) Sponsor: AHW-Research and Education Program
  • Outcomes of Older Women With Early Stage Breast Cancer (#9203295 07/01/2004 - 06/30/2010) Sponsor: NIH Cancer Institute