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David R. West, PhD

Investigator Leadership Core

Contact Information

Other Positions

  • Director, University of Colorado Health Outcomes Program (COHO), School of Medicine
  • Vice Chair for Research, Department of Family Medicine
  • Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine

Research Interests 
  • Chronic-disease delivery systems in primary care​
  • Advanced health informatics
  • Quality/process improvement
  • Surgical outcomes research
  • Cardiovascular outcomes research

Selected Publications

  • West D, Radcliff T, Brown T, Cote M, Smith P, Dickinson P (May 2012). Costs Associated with Data Collection and Reporting for Diabetes Quality Improvement in Primary Care Practices: A Report from SNOCAP-USA. J Am Board Fam Med 2012; 25:275-282. PMID:22570390.
  • Shaw E, West D, Howard J, Crabtree B, Nease D, Tutt B, Nutting P. The Role of the Champion in Primary Care Change Efforts: From the State Networks of Colorado Ambulatory Practices and Partners (SNOCAP). J Am Board Fam Med Sept 2012; 25:676-685. PMID:22956703.
  • Valuck RJ, Anderson HO, Libby AM, Brandt E, Bryan C, Allen RR, Staton EW, Pace WD,West DR. Enhancing Electronics Health Record Measurement of Depression Severity and Suicide Ideation: A Distributed Ambulatory Research I Therapeutics Network (DARTNet) Study. J Am Board Fam Med September 1, 2012 25:553-556. PMID:22956694.
  • Fernald, Doug; Coombs, Letoynia; DeAlleaume, Lauren; West, David; Parnes, Bennett. An Assessment of the Hawthorne Effect in Practice-based Research. Journal of American Board Family Medicine. January 1, 2012. 25:1-4. PMID:22218628.
  • Phillips RL Jr, Bronnikov S, Petterson S, Cifuentes M, Teevan B, Dodoo M, Pace WD, West DR. Case Study of a Primary Care-Based Accountable Care System Approach to Medical Home Transformation. J Ambulatory Care Management. 2011 Jan-Mar 34(1):67-77. PMID:21160354.
  • For a full list, see PubMed