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Matthew F. Griffith, MD, MPH
Title: Staff Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Physician, Assistant Director of Medical/Surgical ICU at Rocky Mountain Regional VAMC, and Co-Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for the Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Division
Contact: Matthew.Griffith@va.gov
Location: Denver
University of Colorado webpage
See Dr. Griffith's Dimensions profile that includes: publications, grants, datasets, patents and clinical trials
I am a Pulmonary and Critical Care physician interested in the challenges of improving the lives of people with advance stage chronic diseases who have limited access to specialty care.

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Dr. Griffith's publication titles indicate his primary work is care of Veterans
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Dr. Griffith's collaborations are primarily from the University of Colorado
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The following research fields have been used to summarize Dr. Griffith's publications and grants. The categories are based on 32 publications and no grants currently.
Publications Grants
Clinical Research  
Lung  
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease  
Mental Health  
Sleep Research  
Behavioral and Social Science  
Clinical Trials and Supportive Activities  
Depression  
Health Services  
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)  

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Recent Publications

 

2022

 

Griffith MF, O'Brien JK, Sergew A, Wynia MK, Carno M, Akgün KM. Profiling, Privacy, and Protection: Ethical Guidance When Police Are Present at Bedside. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2022 Jan 26. doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.202111-1245PS. Epub ahead of print.
PMID: 35081329.
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2021

 

Duan KI, Spece LJ, Wong ES, Feemster LC, Donovan LM, Griffith MF, Keller TL, Bryant AD, Au DH. Low-value Inhaled Corticosteroids in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and the Association with Health Care Utilization and Costs. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2020 Dec 8. doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.202009-1128OC. Epub ahead of print.
PMID: 33290180.

Griffith MF, Levy CR, Lum HD, Teno JM, Dale CR. Trends in Advance Care Planning for Patients with COPD in an Integrated Health Care System. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2020 Nov 4. doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.202001-077RL. Epub ahead of print.
PMID: 33147425

Spece LJ, Epler EM, Duan K, Donovan LM, Griffith MF, LaBedz S, Thakur N, Wiener RS, Krishnan JA, Au DH, Feemster LC. Reassessment of Home Oxygen Prescription after Hospitalization for COPD: A Potential Target for De-implementation. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2020 Oct 19. doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.202004-364OC. Epub ahead of print.
PMID: 33075243.

Griffith MF, Chen HP, Bekelman DB, Feemster LC, Spece LJ, Donovan LM, Au DH, Carey EP. Comorbid Anxiety and Depression, Though Underdiagnosed, Are Not Associated with High Rates of Low-Value Care in Patients with COPD. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2020 Dec 11. doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.201912-877OC. Epub ahead of print.
PMID: 33306930.

2020

 

Griffith MF, Chen HP, Bekelman DB, Feemster LC, Spece LJ, Donovan LM, Au DH, Carey EP. Comorbid Anxiety and Depression, Though Underdiagnosed, Are Not Associated with High Rates of Low-Value Care in Patients with COPD. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2020 Dec 11. doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.201912-877OC. Epub ahead of print.
PMID: 33306930.

Duan KI, Spece LJ, Wong ES, Feemster LC, Donovan LM, Griffith MF, Keller TL, Bryant AD, Au DH. Low-value Inhaled Corticosteroids in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and the Association with Health Care Utilization and Costs. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2020 Dec 8. doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.202009-1128OC. Epub ahead of print.
PMID: 33290180.

Griffith MF, Levy CR, Lum HD, Teno JM, Dale CR. Trends in Advance Care Planning for Patients with COPD in an Integrated Health Care System. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2020 Nov 4. doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.202001-077RL. Epub ahead of print.
PMID: 33147425.

Spece LJ, Epler EM, Duan K, Donovan LM, Griffith MF, LaBedz S, Thakur N, Wiener RS, Krishnan JA, Au DH, Feemster LC. Reassessment of Home Oxygen Prescription after Hospitalization for COPD: A Potential Target for De-implementation. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2020 Oct 19. doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.202004-364OC. Epub ahead of print.
PMID: 33075243.

Griffith MF, Levy CR, Parikh TJ, Stevens-Lapsley JE, Eber LB, Palat ST, Gozalo PL, Teno JM. Nursing Home Residents Face Severe Functional Limitation or Death After Hospitalization for Pneumonia. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2020 Dec;21(12):1879-1884. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2020.09.010. Epub 2020 Oct 21. PMCID: PMC7577734.
PMID: 33263287.

Spece LJ, Donovan LM, Griffith MF, Keller T, Feemster LC, Smith NL, Au DH. Initiating Low-Value Inhaled Corticosteroids in an Inception Cohort with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2020 May;17(5):589-595. doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.201911-854OC.
PMID: 31899652.

Keller T, Spece LJ, Donovan LM, Udris E, Coggeshall SS, Griffith M, Bryant AD, Casaburi R, Cooper JA Jr, Criner GJ, Diaz PT, Fuhlbrigge AL, Gay SE, Kanner RE, Martinez FJ, Panos RJ, Shade D, Sternberg A, Stibolt T, Stoller JK, Tonascia J, Wise R, Yusen RD, Au DH, Feemster LC. Association of Guideline-Recommended COPD Inhaler Regimens With Mortality, Respiratory Exacerbations, and Quality of Life: A Secondary Analysis of the Long-Term Oxygen Treatment Trial. Chest. 2020 Aug;158(2):529-538. doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2020.02.073. Epub 2020 Apr 9. PMCID: PMC7417382.
PMID: 32278779.

2019

 

Griffith MF, Feemster LC, Zeliadt SB, Donovan LM, Spece LJ, Udris EM, Au DH. Overuse and Misuse of Inhaled Corticosteroids Among Veterans with COPD: a Cross-sectional Study Evaluating Targets for De-implementation. J Gen Intern Med. 2020 Mar;35(3):679-686. doi: 10.1007/s11606-019-05461-1. Epub 2019 Nov 11. PMCID: PMC7080925.
PMID: 31713043.

Donovan LM, Coggeshall SS, Spece LJ, Griffith MF, Palen BN, Parsons EC, Todd-Stenberg JA, Glorioso TJ, Carey EP, Feemster LC, Zeliadt SB, Kirsh S, Au DH. Use of In-Laboratory Sleep Studies in the Veterans Health Administration and Community Care. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2019 Sep 15;200(6):779-782. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201902-0313LE. PMC7330508
PMID: 31206308.

Donovan LM, Malte CA, Spece LJ, Griffith MF, Feemster LC, Zeliadt SB, Au DH, Hawkins EJ. Center Predictors of Long-Term Benzodiazepine Use in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Post-traumatic Stress Disorder. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2019 Sep;16(9):1151-1157. doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.201901-048OC. PMC6812159
PMID: 31113231.

Griffith MF, Feemster LC, Donovan LM, Spece LJ, Krishnan JA, Lindenauer PK, McBurnie MA, Mularski RA, Au DH. Poor Metered-Dose Inhaler Technique Is Associated with Overuse of Inhaled Corticosteroids in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2019 Jun;16(6):765-768. doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.201812-889RL. PMC6543465
PMID: 30763114.

Donovan LM, Feemster LC, Udris EM, Griffith MF, Spece LJ, Palen BN, He K, Parthasarathy S, Strohl KP, Kapur VK, Au DH. Poor Outcomes Among Patients With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease With Higher Risk for Undiagnosed Obstructive Sleep Apnea in the LOTT Cohort. J Clin Sleep Med. 2019 Jan 15;15(1):71-77. doi: 10.5664/jcsm.7574. PMC6329538
PMID: 30621828.

Donovan LM, Malte CA, Spece LJ, Griffith MF, Feemster LC, Engelberg RA, Au DH, Hawkins EJ. Risks of Benzodiazepines in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Comorbid Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2019 Jan;16(1):82-90. doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.201802-145OC. PMC6344455
PMID: 30309243.