Rossom, Rebecca C., MD, MS
Senior Research Investigator, MD
About

HealthPartners title: Geriatric psychiatrist

Academic appointment: Associate professor, University of Minnesota Medical School

Joined the Institute: 2011

Education and training: MD, University of Minnesota; Residency, University of Wisconsin, Madison; Geriatric psychiatry fellowship, University of Minnesota; MS, University of Minnesota.

Overview/research interests: Depression, suicide prevention, serious mental illness, chronic disease, opioid use disorder, aging and cognition.

Current research activities and funding:

  • Principal investigator on a National Institutes of Mental Health (NIMH)-funded randomized controlled trial examining whether clinical decision support reduces cardiovascular risk in people with bipolar disorder or schizophrenia
  • Site principal investigator on a National Institutes of Health-funded large pragmatic trial examining two suicide-prevention programs
  • Co-lead on a National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)-funded feasibility study of a clinical decision support tool for primary care providers to screen, diagnose and treat opioid use disorder
  • Site principal investigator on an NIMH-funded study of treatment utilization before suicide
  • Site principal investigator for the NorthStar Node for the National Institute on Drug Abuse
  • Site principal investigator for an NIMH-funded study of a smartphone app aimed to help people with bipolar disorder recognize early symptoms of depression or mania
  • Site principal investigator on an NIMH-funded study to develop a population-based risk calculator for suicidal behavior
  • Co-investigator on the US Preventive Services Task Force Screening for Cognitive Impairment systematic review

Related websites:
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Publications

Affiliation
positions
  • Sr. Investigator, Center for Chronic Care Innovation
  • Sr. Investigator, Behavioral health
  • Publications
    selected publications
    Journal Article
  • A smartphone-based self-management intervention for individuals with bipolar disorder (LiveWell): empirical and theoretical framework, intervention design, and study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    JMIR research protocols. 2022
  • Bolstering the business case for adoption of shared decision-making systems in primary care: randomized controlled trial
    JMIR formative research. 2022
  • COVID-19 vaccination of people experiencing homelessness and incarceration in Minnesota
    Health Affairs. 2022
  • Cardiovascular risk for patients with and without schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, or bipolar disorder
    Journal of the American Heart Association. 2022
  • Connecting research and practice: implementation of suicide prevention strategies in learning health care systems
    Psychiatric Services. 2022
  • Depression and cardiovascular risk in primary care patients
    Journal of Psychosomatic Research. 2022
  • Detecting and distinguishing indicators of risk for suicide using clinical records
    Translational psychiatry. 2022
  • Effect of clinical decision support on cardiovascular risk among adults with bipolar disorder, schizoaffective disorder, or schizophrenia: a cluster randomized clinical trial
    JAMA network open. 2022
  • Effect of offering care management or online dialectical behavior therapy skills training vs usual care on self-harm among adult outpatients with suicidal ideation: a randomized clinical trial
    JAMA. 2022
  • Kidney-metabolic factors associated with cognitive impairment in chronic kidney disease: a pilot study
    American Journal of Nephrology. 2022
  • Machine learning prediction of suicide risk does not identify patients without traditional risk factors
    Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. 2022
  • Patient expectations of and experiences with a suicide risk identification algorithm in clinical practice
    BMC psychiatry. 2022
  • Qualitative interviews to support development and cognitive debriefing of the Adelphi Adherence Questionnaire (ADAQ©): a patient-reported measure of medication adherence developed for use in a range of diseases, treatment modalities, and countries
    Patient preference and adherence. 2022
  • Suicide deaths before and during the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic: an interrupted time-series study
    Medical Care. 2022
  • A pilot study of the functionality and clinician acceptance of a clinical decision support tool to improve primary care of opioid use disorder
    Addiction Science & Clinical Practice. 2021
  • Clinician perceptions about a decision support system to identify and manage opioid use disorder
    Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine. 2021
  • Comparisons between patients diagnosed with PTSD in primary care versus mental health care in five large civilian health care systems
    Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings. 2021
  • Evaluation of electronic health record-based suicide risk prediction models on contemporary data
    Applied Clinical Informatics. 2021
  • Peer and non-peer academic scientists and peer support specialist community of practice: stakeholder engagement to advance the science of peer support
    Proc IEEE Glob Humanit Technol Conf. 2021
  • Predicting suicide attempts and suicide deaths among adolescents following outpatient visits
    Journal of Affective Disorders. 2021
  • Prediction of suicidal behavior using self-reported suicidal ideation among patients with bipolar disorder
    Journal of Affective Disorders. 2021
  • Prevalence and medication treatment of opioid use disorder among primary care patients with hepatitis C and HIV
    Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2021
  • Receipt of medications for opioid use disorder among youth engaged in primary care: data from 6 health systems
    Addiction Science & Clinical Practice. 2021
  • Serious suicide attempts and risk of suicide death
    Crisis. 2021
  • Suicide behavior following PHQ-9 screening among individuals with substance use disorders
    Journal of Addiction Medicine. 2021
  • Utility of item 9 of the patient health questionnaire in the prospective identification of adolescents at risk of suicide attempt
    Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior. 2021
  • Weighing the association between BMI change and suicide mortality
    Psychiatric Services. 2021
  • Association between suicide death and concordance with benzodiazepine treatment guidelines for anxiety and sleep disorders
    General Hospital Psychiatry. 2020
  • Chronic pain diagnoses and opioid dispensings among insured individuals with serious mental illness
    BMC psychiatry. 2020
  • Documented opioid use disorder and its treatment in primary care patients across six U.S. health systems
    Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment. 2020
  • Pragmatic trial design of an intervention to reduce cardiovascular risk in people with serious mental illness
    Contemporary Clinical Trials. 2020
  • Prevalence and treatment of opioid use disorders among primary care patients in six health systems
    Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 2020
  • Provider contributions to disparities in mental health care
    Psychiatric Services. 2020
  • Substance use disorders and risk of suicide in a general US population: a case control study
    Addiction Science & Clinical Practice. 2020
  • A candidate gene study of risk for dementia in older, postmenopausal women: results from the Women's Health Initiative Memory Study
    International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. 2019
  • Are wishes for death or suicidal ideation symptoms of depression in older adults?
    2019
  • Assessing and minimizing re-identification risk in research data derived from health care records
    EGEMS (Washington, DC). 2019
  • Diagnosed mental health conditions and risk of suicide mortality
    Psychiatric Services. 2019
  • Predicting suicide attempts for racial and ethnic groups of patients during routine clinical care
    Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior. 2019
  • Principles and procedures for data and safety monitoring in pragmatic clinical trials
    Trials. 2019
  • Self-reported suicidal ideation as a predictor of suicidal behavior among outpatients with diagnoses of psychotic disorders
    Psychiatric Services. 2019
  • Variation in patterns of health care before suicide: a population case-control study
    Preventive Medicine. 2019
  • What health records data are required for accurate prediction of suicidal behavior?
    Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. 2019
  • Dermatologic conditions and risk of suicide: a case-control study
    Psychosomatics. 2018
  • Does patient adherence to antidepressant medication actually vary between physicians?
    Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. 2018
  • General medical, mental health, and demographic risk factors associated with suicide by firearm compared with other means
    Psychiatric Services. 2018
  • Large-scale implementation of collaborative care management for depression and diabetes and/or cardiovascular disease
    Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine. 2018
  • Near real-time surveillance for consequences of health policies using sequential analysis
    Medical Care. 2018
  • Opioid use during pregnancy, observations of opioid use, and secular trend from 2006 to 2014 at HealthPartners Medical Group
    Clinical Journal of Pain. 2018
  • Predicting suicide attempts and suicide deaths following outpatient visits using electronic health records
    American Journal of Psychiatry. 2018
  • Prevalence and risk of severe cognitive impairment in advanced chronic kidney disease
    Journals of Gerontology. Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences. 2018
  • Treatment initiation for new episodes of depression in primary care settings
    Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2018
  • Antidepressant use by youth with minimal or mild depression: evidence from 3 health systems
    2017
  • Between-visit changes in suicidal ideation and risk of subsequent suicide attempt
    Depression and Anxiety. 2017
  • Clinician burnout and satisfaction with resources in caring for complex patients
    General Hospital Psychiatry. 2017
  • Impact of a national collaborative care initiative for patients with depression and diabetes or cardiovascular disease
    General Hospital Psychiatry. 2017
  • IntelliCare: an eclectic, skills-based app suite for the treatment of depression and anxiety
    Journal of Medical Internet Research. 2017
  • Major physical health conditions and risk of suicide
    American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2017
  • Suicidal ideation reported on the PHQ9 and risk of suicidal behavior across age groups
    Journal of Affective Disorders. 2017
  • The impact of race and ethnicity on rates of return to psychotherapy for depression
    Depression and Anxiety. 2017
  • Understanding the experience of care managers and relationship with patient outcomes: the COMPASS initiative
    General Hospital Psychiatry. 2017
  • A statewide effort to implement collaborative care for depression: reach and impact for all patients with depression
    Medical Care. 2016
  • Adherence to common cardiovascular medications in patients with schizophrenia vs. patients without psychiatric illness
    General Hospital Psychiatry. 2016
  • Antidepressant adherence across diverse populations and healthcare settings
    Depression and Anxiety. 2016
  • Facilitating action for suicide prevention by learning health care systems
    Psychiatric Services. 2016
  • Population-based outreach versus care as usual to prevent suicide attempt: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Trials. 2016
  • Predictors of optimal cognitive aging in 80+ women: The Women's Health Initiative Memory Study
    Journals of Gerontology. Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences. 2016
  • Predictors of poor response to depression treatment in primary care
    Psychiatric Services. 2016
  • Relationships between caffeine intake and risk for probable dementia or global cognitive impairment: The Women's Health Initiative Memory Study
    Journals of Gerontology. Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences. 2016
  • Risk of suicide attempt and suicide death following completion of the Patient Health Questionnaire depression module in community practice
    Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. 2016
  • The Brain in Kidney Disease (BRINK) Cohort Study: design and baseline cognitive function
    American Journal of Kidney Diseases. 2016
  • The effects of patient-centered depression care on patient satisfaction and depression remission
    Family Practice. 2016
  • A stepped-wedge evaluation of an initiative to spread the collaborative care model for depression in primary care
    Annals of Family Medicine. 2015
  • Adjusting antidepressant quality measures for race and ethnicity
    JAMA psychiatry. 2015
  • Antidepressants are not overprescribed for mild depression
    Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. 2015
  • High glycemic index diet as a risk factor for depression: analyses from the Women's Health Initiative
    American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2015
  • Newly developed chronic conditions and changes in health-related quality of life in postmenopausal women
    Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 2015
  • Psychiatric comorbidity and 30-day readmissions after hospitalization for heart failure, AMI, and pneumonia
    Psychiatric Services. 2015
  • Racial/ethnic differences in health care visits made before suicide attempt across the United States
    Medical Care. 2015
  • Changes in antidepressant use by young people and suicidal behavior after FDA warnings and media coverage: quasi-experimental study
    BMJ (Clinical research ed.). 2014
  • Effective implementation of collaborative care for depression: what is needed?
    American Journal of Managed Care. 2014
  • Health care contacts in the year before suicide death
    Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2014
  • The effect of depression treatment on work productivity
    American Journal of Managed Care. 2014
  • Influence of type 2 diabetes on brain volumes and changes in brain volumes: results from the Women's Health Initiative Magnetic Resonance Imaging studies
    Diabetes care. 2013
  • Response to Annweiler and Beauchet on: Calcium and vitamin d supplementation and cognitive impairment in the Women's Health Initiative
    Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 2013
  • Stress, burnout, compassion fatigue, and mental health in hospice workers in Minnesota
    Journal of Palliative Medicine. 2013
  • The DIAMOND initiative: implementing collaborative care for depression in 75 primary care clinics
    Implementation science. 2013
  • Association between serum 25(OH) vitamin D and the risk of cognitive decline in older women
    Journals of Gerontology. Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences. 2012
  • Calcium and vitamin D supplementation and cognitive impairment in the women's health initiative
    Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 2012
  • Are all commonly prescribed antipsychotics associated with greater mortality in elderly male veterans with dementia?
    Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 2010
  • Quality of sleep in patients with posttraumatic stress disorder
    2010
  • Policy Briefs
    Abstract
  • Comparing two approaches to implementing suicide risk identification models [abstract]
    Journal of patient-centered research and reviews. 2021
  • Demographic and psychosocial factors associated with suicide mortality among childbearing-age individuals: a case-control study [abstract]
    Journal of patient-centered research and reviews. 2021
  • Health diagnoses and service utilization in the year prior to youth and young adult suicide [abstract]
    Journal of patient-centered research and reviews. 2021
  • Trauma diagnoses and risk for suicide mortality in a health system patient population [abstract]
    Journal of patient-centered research and reviews. 2021
  • A web-based clinical decision support system (Wizard) increases appropriate cardiometabolic diagnostic coding at primary care visits [abstract]
    Journal of patient-centered research and reviews. 2019
  • Variation in care improvement opportunities suggests need for tailored clinician-specific improvement interventions [abstract]
    Journal of patient-centered research and reviews. 2019
  • Opioid prescribing during pregnancy: eight-year secular trends at HealthPartners Medical Group [abstract]
    Journal of patient-centered research and reviews. 2017
  • Antidepressant adherence across diverse populations and health care settings [abstract]
    Journal of patient-centered research and reviews. 2016
  • Clinical and demographic characteristics of patients receiving opioid therapy during pregnancy [abstract]
    Pharmacotherapy. 2016
  • Integrating technology into mental health intervention trials [abstract]
    Journal of patient-centered research and reviews. 2016
  • A candidate gene study of genetic risk for dementia and mild cognitive impairment (MCI) in women aged >65 years: results from the Women's Health Initiative Memory Study (WHIMS) [abstract]
    Alzheimer's & dementia. 2014
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  • Rebecca.C.Rossom@healthpartners.com
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