Health Coaching

Mejía P, Faustino LSD, DiGiammarino A, Sigerman T, Sanchez S, Dunn C, Tougas J, Kryger V, Maher A, Willard-Grace R. Trauma-informed health coaching: A practical guide for COVID-19 and other disease intervention interviews. Public Health Chall. 2023; 2:e144.

DiGiammarino A. 2021, Try this technique when talking to vaccine skeptics. KevinMD blogpost, 8 August 2021. 

McNamara M, Bodenheimer T, 2019, 'Training medical students in health coaching skills', MedEdPublish, 8, [2], 36.

Bodenheimer, T. Teach-Back: A Simple Technique to Enhance Patients' Understanding. FPM. July/August 2018; 20-22.

Huang B, Willard-Grace R, De Vore D, Wolf J, Chirinos C, Tsao S, Hessler D, Su G, Thom DH. Health coaching to improve self-management and quality of life for low income patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD): protocol for a randomized controlled trial. BMC Pulm Med. 2017;17:90. 

Thom DH, Wolf J, Gardner H, DeVore D, Lin M, Ma A, ​Ibarra-Castro A, Saba G. A Qualitative Study of How Health Coaches Support Patients in Making Health-Related Decisions and Behavioral Changes. Ann Fam Med. 2016; 14(6): 509-516.

Sharma AE, Willard-Grace R, Hessler D, Bodenheimer T, Thom DH. What Happens After Health Coaching? Observational Study 1 Year Following a Randomized Controlled Trial. Ann Fam Med. 2016:14(3); 200-207.

Goldman ML, Ghorob A, Hessler D, Yamamoto R, Thom DH, Bodenheimer T. Are Low-Income Peer Health Coaches Able to Master and Utilize Evidence-Based Health Coaching? Ann Fam Med. 2015;13 Suppl 1:S36-41.

Dubé K, Willard-Grace R, O'Connell B, DeVore D, Prado C, Bodenheimer T, Hessler D, Thom DH. Clinician Perspectives on Working With Health Coaches: A Mixed Methods Approach. Fam Syst Health. 2015;33(3):213-21.

Willard-Grace R, Chen EH, Hessler D, DeVore D, Prado C, Bodenheimer T, Thom DH. Health Coaching by medical assistants to improve control of diabetes, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia in low-income patients: a randomized controlled trial. Ann Fam Med. 2015; 13(2): 130-138.

Thom D, Willard-Grace R, Hessler D, De Vore D, Prado C, Bodenheimer T, Chen E. The Impact of Health Coaching on Medication Adherence in Patients With Poorly Controlled Diabetes, Hypertension, and/or Hyperlipidemia: A Randomized Controlled Trial. J Am Board Fam Med. 2015; 28(1): 38-45.

Thom DH, Hessler D, Willard-Grace R, Bodenheimer TA, Chen EH. Does health coaching change patients’ trust in their primary care provider? Patient Educ Couns. 2014;96(1):135-138.

Rogers E, Bodenheimer T, Hessler D, Ghorab A, Thom DH. Diabetes peer coaching: do “better patients” make better coaches? Diabetes Educ. 2014;40(1):107-15.

Willard-Grace R, DeVore D, Chen EH, Hessler D, Bodenheimer T, Thom DH. The effectiveness of medical assistant health coaching for low-income patients with uncontrolled diabetes, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia: protocol for a randomized controlled trial and baseline characteristics of the study population. BMC family practice. 2013;14(1): 27.

Willard-Grace R, Najmabadi A, Araujo C, Canizalez D, DeVore D, Prado C, Ghorob A, Bodenheimer T. “I Don’t See Myself as a Medical Assistant Anymore”: Learning to Become a Health Coach, in our Own Voices. ie: inquiry in education. 2013;4(2):2.

Thom DH, Ghorob A, Hessler D, De Vore D, Chen EH, Bodenheimer TA. Impact of peer health coaching on glycemic control in low-income patients with diabetes: a randomized controlled trial Ann Fam Med. 2013;11:137-44. PMCID: PMC3601392.

Moskowitz D, Thom DH, Hessler D, Ghorob A, Bodenheimer T. Peer coaching to improve diabetes self-management: Which patients benefit most? J Gen Intern Med. 2013;28(7):938-942.

Ghorob A. Health Coaching: Teaching Patients to Fish. Fam Pract Manag. 2013;20(3):40-42.

Olayiwola JN, Irizarry OC, O'Connell K, Milan S. Living Smart, Living Fit: a patient-centered program to improve perinatal outcomes in a community health center population. J Prim Care Community Health. 2013 Jan; 4(1):31-5. PMID: 23799687.

Sobieraj DM, Nigro SC, Olayiwola JN. Targeted Hypertension Medication Therapy Management in a Federally Qualified Health Center. Pharmacy Journal of New England. 2011; 8(1):16-23.