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Camilla Benedicto Pimentel MPH, PhD

TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionUMass Chan Medical School
DepartmentPopulation and Quantitative Health Sciences
AddressBedford VA Medical Center
200 Springs Road
Bedford MA 01730
Phone781-687-3186
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    InstitutionT.H. Chan School of Medicine
    DepartmentPopulation and Quantitative Health Sciences
    DivisionHealth Informatics And Implementation Science


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    Brown University, Providence, RI, United StatesABCommunity Health
    Columbia University, New York, NY, United StatesMPHSociomedical Sciences
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, United StatesPHDClinical & Pop Health

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    1. Kernan LM, Dryden EM, Nearing K, Kennedy MA, Hung W, Moo L, Pimentel CB. Integrating CFIR-ERIC and e-Delphi Methods to Increase Telegeriatrics Uptake. Gerontologist. 2022 Jul 29. PMID: 35902211.
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    2. Sullivan JL, Montano ARL, Hughes JM, Davila HW, O'Malley KA, Engle RL, Hawley CE, Shin MH, Smith JG, Pimentel CB. A Citation Review of 83 Dissemination and Implementation Models Utilized in US-Based Aging Research. Gerontologist. 2022 Jul 07. PMID: 35797202.
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    3. Quach ED, Pimentel CB, Hartmann CW. Response to Letter to the Editor: Account for Identity in URM Mentorship. J Gen Intern Med. 2022 04; 37(5):1302-1303. PMID: 35091915.
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    4. Pimentel CB, Clark V, Baughman AW, Berlowitz DR, Davila H, Mills WL, Mohr DC, Sullivan JL, Hartmann CW. Health Care Providers and the Public Reporting of Nursing Home Quality in the United States Department of Veterans Affairs: Protocol for a Mixed Methods Pilot Study. JMIR Res Protoc. 2021 Jul 21; 10(7):e23516. PMID: 34287218.
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    5. Hartmann CW, Engle RL, Pimentel CB, Mills WL, Clark VA, Keleher VC, Nash P, Ott C, Roland T, Sloup S, Frank B, Brady C, Snow AL. Virtual external implementation facilitation: successful methods for remotely engaging groups in quality improvement. Implement Sci Commun. 2021 Jun 22; 2(1):66. PMID: 34158115.
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    6. Pimentel CB, Snow AL, Carnes SL, Shah NR, Loup JR, Vallejo-Luces TM, Madrigal C, Hartmann CW. Huddles and their effectiveness at the frontlines of clinical care: a scoping review. J Gen Intern Med. 2021 09; 36(9):2772-2783. PMID: 33559062.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    7. Pimentel CB, Mills WL, Snow AL, Palmer JA, Sullivan JL, Wewiorski NJ, Hartmann CW. Adapting Strategies for Optimal Intervention Implementation in Nursing Homes: A Formative Evaluation. Gerontologist. 2020 11 23; 60(8):1555-1565. PMID: 32449764.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    8. Quach ED, Pimentel CB, Hartmann CW. Addressing Inequity Through "Mentee-Focused" Mentorship. J Gen Intern Med. 2021 06; 36(6):1768-1770. PMID: 32869197.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    9. Pimentel MPT, Pimentel CB, Wheeler K, Dehmer E, Vacanti JC, Urman RD. Using a pre-procedure COVID-19 huddle to improve operating room safety. J Clin Anesth. 2020 Oct; 65:109875. PMID: 32450475.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
    10. Pimentel CB, Hartmann CW, Okyere D, Carnes SL, Loup JR, Vallejo-Luces TM, Sloup SN, Snow AL. Use of huddles among frontline staff in clinical settings: a scoping review protocol. JBI Evid Synth. 2020 01; 18(1):146-153. PMID: 31483341.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    11. Pimentel CB, Gately M, Barczi SR, Boockvar KS, Bowman EH, Caprio TV, Colón-Emeric CS, Dang S, Espinoza SE, Garner KK, Griffiths PC, Howe JL, Lum HD, Markland AD, Rossi MI, Thielke SM, Valencia-Rodrigo WM, Moo LR, Hung WW. GRECC Connect: Geriatrics Telehealth to Empower Health Care Providers and Improve Management of Older Veterans in Rural Communities. Fed Pract. 2019 Oct; 36(10):464-470. PMID: 31768097.
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    12. Pimentel CB, Mills WL, Palmer JA, Dillon K, Sullivan JL, Wewiorski NJ, Snow AL, Allen RS, Hopkins SD, Hartmann CW. Blended Facilitation as an Effective Implementation Strategy for Quality Improvement and Research in Nursing Homes. J Nurs Care Qual. 2019 Jul/Sep; 34(3):210-216. PMID: 30480614.
      Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    13. Mills WL, Pimentel CB, Snow AL, Allen RS, Wewiorski NJ, Palmer JA, Clark V, Roland TM, McDannold SE, Hartmann CW. Nursing Home Staff Perceptions of Barriers and Facilitators to Implementing a Quality Improvement Intervention. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2019 07; 20(7):810-815. PMID: 30852172.
      Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    14. Hartmann CW, Mills WL, Pimentel CB, Palmer JA, Allen RS, Zhao S, Wewiorski NJ, Sullivan JL, Dillon K, Clark V, Berlowitz DR, Snow AL. Impact of Intervention to Improve Nursing Home Resident-Staff Interactions and Engagement. Gerontologist. 2018 07 13; 58(4):e291-e301. PMID: 29718195.
      Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    15. Mills WL, Pimentel CB, Palmer JA, Snow AL, Wewiorski NJ, Allen RS, Hartmann CW. Applying a Theory-Driven Framework to Guide Quality Improvement Efforts in Nursing Homes: The LOCK Model. Gerontologist. 2018 05 08; 58(3):598-605. PMID: 28651351.
      Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    16. Hartmann CW, Palmer JA, Mills WL, Pimentel CB, Allen RS, Wewiorski NJ, Dillon KR, Snow AL. Adaptation of a nursing home culture change research instrument for frontline staff quality improvement use. Psychol Serv. 2017 08; 14(3):337-346. PMID: 28805418.
      Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    17. Pimentel CB, Gurwitz JH, Tjia J, Hume AL, Lapane KL. New Initiation of Long-Acting Opioids in Long-Stay Nursing Home Residents. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2016 09; 64(9):1772-8. PMID: 27487158.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    18. Simonds NI, Ghazarian AA, Pimentel CB, Schully SD, Ellison GL, Gillanders EM, Mechanic LE. Review of the Gene-Environment Interaction Literature in Cancer: What Do We Know? Genet Epidemiol. 2016 07; 40(5):356-65. PMID: 27061572.
      Citations: 38     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
    19. Lapane KL, Jesdale BM, Dubé CE, Pimentel CB, Rajpathak SN. Sulfonylureas and risk of falls and fractures among nursing home residents with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2015 Aug; 109(2):411-9. PMID: 26008723.
      Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    20. Pimentel CB, Briesacher BA, Gurwitz JH, Rosen AB, Pimentel MT, Lapane KL. Pain management in nursing home residents with cancer. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2015 Apr; 63(4):633-41. PMID: 25900481.
      Citations: 21     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    21. Pimentel CB, Donovan JL, Field TS, Gurwitz JH, Harrold LR, Kanaan AO, Lemay CA, Mazor KM, Tjia J, Briesacher BA. Use of atypical antipsychotics in nursing homes and pharmaceutical marketing. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2015 Feb; 63(2):297-301. PMID: 25688605.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    22. Pimentel CB, Lapane KL, Briesacher BA. Medicare part D and long-term care: a systematic review of quantitative and qualitative evidence. Drugs Aging. 2013 Sep; 30(9):701-20. PMID: 23729166.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    23. Chang CQ, Yesupriya A, Rowell JL, Pimentel CB, Clyne M, Gwinn M, Khoury MJ, Wulf A, Schully SD. A systematic review of cancer GWAS and candidate gene meta-analyses reveals limited overlap but similar effect sizes. Eur J Hum Genet. 2014 Mar; 22(3):402-8. PMID: 23881057.
      Citations: 24     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    24. Ghazarian AA, Simonds NI, Bennett K, Pimentel CB, Ellison GL, Gillanders EM, Schully SD, Mechanic LE. A review of NCI's extramural grant portfolio: identifying opportunities for future research in genes and environment in cancer. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2013 Apr; 22(4):501-7. PMID: 23462918.
      Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
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