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Jamia Saunders, M.D., M.S.

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Dr. Saunders is a research program coordinator at the Johns Hopkins Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality. Her current research interests include identifying ways to improve health literacy, autonomy and support among individuals with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) to improve patient-centered outcomes and reduce hospital readmissions, morbidity and mortality.

Education

  • M.D., Howard University College of Medicine, 2015
  • M.S., Biological Sciences, Drexel University College of Medicine, 2016
  • B.S., Biological Sciences, University of Maryland College Park, 2007

Research and Publications

Projects

  • Comparing Effectiveness of Self-Management and Peer Support Communication Programs amongst Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Patients and Family Caregivers
  • An Integrative Multilevel Study for Improving Patient-Centered Care Delivery Among Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • A Roadmap for Establishing Peer Support Programs in Research and the Real World

Selected Abstracts/Publications

  1. Saunders, J., Chung, S., Malik, H., Kim, S., Naqibuddin, M., Aboumatar, H. Experiences of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Patients with Climate and Air Pollution Triggers. Poster presentation at the American Public Health Association International Conference, Atlanta, Georgia. November 6, 2017.
  2. Saunders, J., Malik, H., Chung, S., Naqibuddin, M., Kim, S., Gurses, A., Adebowale, H., Kurtz, D., Aboumatar, H. Improving COPD patients’ skill in using inhaled medication devices prior to hospital discharge. Oral presentation at the American College of Medical Quality Conference, Washington, DC. March 29, 2017.
  3. Saunders, J., Malik, H., Chung, S., Naqibuddin, M., Kim, S., Gurses, A., Adebowale, H., Kurtz, D., Aboumatar, H. Readiness to Quit Smoking, Engagement in Physical Activity, and Utilization of Pulmonary Rehabilitation amongst Hospitalized Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Poster presentation at the American College of Medical Quality Conference, Washington, DC. March 29, 2017.
  4. Saunders, J., Chung, S., Malik, H., Kim, S., Naqibuddin, M., Aboumatar, H. Underuse of Spirometry Testing amongst Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Patients. Poster presentation at the American College of Medical Quality Conference, Washington, DC. March 29, 2017.
  5. Malik, H., Kim, S., Saunders, J., Chung, S., Naqibuddin, M., Adebowale, H., Kurtz, D., Aboumatar, H. Patient Experiences with a Healthcare Integrated Program for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Self-management Support. Poster presentation at the Johns Hopkins Department of Medicine Retreat, Baltimore, MD. March 2017
  6. Naqibuddin, M., Chung, S., Malik, H., Saunders, J., Kim, S., Gurses, A., Adebowale, H., Kurtz, D., Aboumatar, H. Implementation of self-management education focused on inhaler use technique among hospitalized patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Poster presentation at Seventh Annual Johns Hopkins Medicine Patient Safety Summit, Baltimore, MD. October 14, 2016
  7. Naqibuddin, M., Chung, S., Saunders, J., Malik, H., Kim, S., Aboumatar, H. Relationship of patient activation with knowledge, self-efficacy, and self-management behaviors amongst patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Poster presentation at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado. October 29-November 2, 2016.
  8. Chung, S., Naqibuddin, M., Kim, S., Saunders, J., Malik, H., Aboumatar, H. Physical activity level and utilization of pulmonary rehabilitation program among Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease patients. Poster presentation at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado. October 29-November 2, 2016

Professional Memberships

  • American College of Medical Quality
  • American Public Health Association

Honors

  • Erickson Foundation Research Award in Positive Aging, American Public Health Association (APHA) International Conference. Denver, Colorado. 2016
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