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Jamie Green
Clinical Investigator
Department of Population Health Sciences

Department of Nephrology
100 N. Academy Ave.
Danville, PA 17822
Phone: 570-271-8026
Fax: 570-271-5623

Jamie A Green, MD, MS

Research Interests

Dr. Jamie Green received her undergraduate degree from Duquesne University and her medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine. She completed her internal medicine residency at Massachusetts General Hospital and her nephrology fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh where she also obtained her Master of Science in Medical Education. As a fellow, she received the American Kidney Fund's Clinical Scientist in Nephrology award to study health literacy in hemodialysis patients.  

Dr. Green came to Geisinger in 2012 and is an associate professor of Medicine and Clinical Research, co-director of the Center for Kidney Health Research and medical director of Quality and Innovation for Medicine Specialties. Her work focuses on optimizing care for patients with kidney disease through patient engagement, self-management support and navigation assistance. She has received funding from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute and the National Institutes of Health to study interventions to improve patient preparation for kidney failure treatments. She is also on the Board of Trustees for the American Kidney Fund and serves as chair of the Medical Advisory Committee and clinical scientist in the Nephrology Program Committee. 

Recent Publications

  • Green JA and Cavanaugh KL. Understanding the Influence of Educational Attainment on Kidney Heath and Opportunities for Improved Care. Adv Chronic Kidney Dis. 2015 Jan;22(1):24-30.
  • Jain D, Green JA. Health literacy in kidney disease: Review of the literature and implications for clinical practice. World J Nephrol. 2016 Mar 6;5(2):147-51.
  • Green JA and Boulware LE. Patient Education and Support During CKD Transitions: When the Possible Becomes Probable. Adv Chronic Kidney Dis. 2016 Jul;23(4):231-9.
  • Wolff JL, Darer JD, Berger A, Clarke D, Green JA, Stametz RA, Delbanco T, Walker J. Inviting patients and care partners to read doctors’ notes: OpenNotes and shared access to electronic medical records. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2017 April 1;24(e1):e166-e172.
  • Wild MG, Wallston KA, Green JA, Beach LB, Umeukeje E, Wright Nunez JA, Ikizler A, Steed J, Cavanaugh KL. The Perceived Medical Condition Self-Management Scale can be applied to patients with chronic kidney disease. Kidney International. 2017 May 18. [Epub ahead of print]


MD, Temple University School of Medicine, 2000-2005
Internal Medicine Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital, 2005-2008
Nephrology Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh, 2008-2011
MS, Medical Education, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 2009-2012
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