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COIN Investigators & Staff

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Kate Magid, MPH
Title: Health Science Specialist, Seattle-Denver COIN
Location: Denver
See Ms. Magid's Dimensions profile that includes: publications, grants, datasets, patents and clinical trials
Working with Dr. Cari Levy on an HRS&D-funded study of VA purchasing of community nursing home care. Also working with Dr. Cari Levy and Dr. Mary Ersek on a QUERI-funded QI project titled Preferences Elicited and Respected for Seriously Ill Veterans through Enhanced Decision-Making (PERSIVED). The PERSIVED QUERI aims to prevent unwanted, burdensome life-sustaining treatment (LST) by consistently eliciting preferences for care from seriously ill Veterans. Additionally, working with Dr. Hillary Lum on a mixed-methods study of homeshare organizations. Previously worked with Dr. Lucas Donovan on an evaluation of a nurse-led triaging and decision-making for sleep medicine referrals.

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Recent Publications


The following research fields have been used to summarize Dr. Levy's publication (the number in parenthesis is the times that research field has appeared). The categories are based on 26 publications with 200 citations of her work, 50% of her publications have at least 1 citation:

  • Clinical Research (10)
  • Behavioral and Social Science (5)
  • Rehabilitation (4)
  • Aging (3)
  • Cardiovascular (3)
  • Mental Health (3)
  • Health Services (3)
  • Heart Disease (3)
  • Assistive Technology (2)
  • Pain Research (2)
  • Bioengineering (2)



Cornell PY, Magid KH, Corneau E, Haverhals LM, Levy C. Decline in Veterans' Admissions to Nursing Homes During COVID-19: Fewer Beds, More Fear, and Finding Alternative Care Settings. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2023 Jan 5:S1525-8610(22)00999-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2022.12.021. Epub ahead of print. PMCID: PMC9812817. PMID: 36708741
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Ersek M, Sales A, Keddem S, Ayele R, Haverhals LM, Magid KH, Kononowech J, Murray A, Carpenter JG, Foglia MB, Potter L, McKenzie J, Davis D, Levy C. Preferences Elicited and Respected for Seriously Ill Veterans through Enhanced Decision-Making (PERSIVED): a protocol for an implementation study in the Veterans Health Administration. Implement Sci Commun. 2022 Jul 20;3(1):78. doi: 10.1186/s43058-022-00321-2. PMCID: PMC9296899. PMID: 35859140
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Magid KH, Galenbeck E, Haverhals LM, Cornell PY, Moyo P, Mochel AL, Corneau E, Rudolph JL, Mor V, Levy C. Purchasing High-Quality Community Nursing Home Care: A Will to Work With VA Diminished by Contracting Burdens. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2022 Apr 13:S1525-8610(22)00238-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2022.03.007. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35429454
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Haverhals LM, Magid KH, Blanchard KN, Levy CR. Veterans Health Administration Staff Perceptions of Overseeing Care in Community Nursing Homes During COVID-19. Gerontol Geriatr Med. 2022 Feb 15;8:23337214221080307. doi: 10.1177/23337214221080307. PMCID: PMC8855220.
PMID: 35187203.

Magid KH, Galenbeck E, Hazelwood J, Shanbhag P, Joucovsky AL, Levy CR, Lum HD. Sharing Space to Age in Community: A Mixed-Methods Study of Homeshare Organizations. J Aging Soc Policy. 2022 Feb 6:1-29. doi: 10.1080/08959420.2022.2029266. Epub ahead of print.
PMID: 35129098.



Donovan LM, Mog AC, Blanchard KN, Magid KH, Syed AS, Kelley LR, Spece LJ, Palen BN, Arfons LM, Kirsh S, Au DH, Sayre GG. Staff Experiences with a Team-based Approach to Sleep Medicine Referrals: A Qualitative Evaluation. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2021 Nov 17. doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.202107-838OC. Epub ahead of print.
PMID: 34788585.

Moyo P, Corneau E, Cornell PY, Mochel AL, Magid KH, Levy C, Mor V. Antipsychotic initiation and new diagnoses excluded from quality-measure reporting among Veterans in community nursing homes contracted by the Veterans Health Administration in the United States. Int J Methods Psychiatr Res. 2021 Nov 5:e1898. doi: 10.1002/mpr.1898. Epub ahead of print.
PMID: 34739736

Magid KH, Solorzano N, Manheim C, Haverhals LM, Levy C. Social Support and Stressors among VA Medical Foster Home Caregivers. J Aging Soc Policy. 2021 May 28:1-21. doi: 10.1080/08959420.2021.1927619. Epub ahead of print.
PMID: 34047675.

Magid KH, Manheim C, Haverhals LM, Thomas KS, Saliba D, Levy C. (2021). Who Receives Care in VA Medical Foster Homes? Fed Pract. 2021;38(3):102-109. doi:10.12788/fp.0102.

Donovan LM, Mog AC, Blanchard KN, Magid KH, Syed AS, Kelley LR, Palen BN, Parsons EC, McCall CC, Thompson W, Charlton M, Spece LJ, Kirsh S, Au DH, Sayre GG. Patient experiences with telehealth in sleep medicine: a qualitative evaluation. J Clin Sleep Med. 2021 Mar 23. doi: 10.5664/jcsm.9266. Epub ahead of print.
PMID: 33755010.



Donovan LM, Palen BN, Syed A, Blankenhorn R, Blanchard K, Feser WJ, Magid K, Gamache J, Spece LJ, Feemster LC, Fernandes L, Kirsh S, Au DH. Nurse-led triage of new sleep referrals is associated with lower risk of potentially contraindicated sleep testing: a retrospective cohort study. BMJ Qual Saf. 2020 Dec 22:bmjqs-2020-011817. doi: 10.1136/bmjqs-2020-011817. Epub ahead of print.
PMID: 33443226.

Magid KH, Galenbeck E, Levy C. How Pragmatic are Trials in Nursing Home Settings? J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2020 Dec;21(12):1821-1823. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2020.07.014. Epub 2020 Aug 25.
PMID: 32859515.

Levy C, Galenbeck E, Magid K. Cannabis for Symptom Management in Older Adults. Med Clin North Am. 2020 May;104(3):471-489. doi: 10.1016/j.mcna.2020.01.004.
PMID: 32312410.

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