Nancy Pandhi, MD, MPH, PhD

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Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine



Dr. Pandhi’s research program is directed towards effective ambulatory care redesign for vulnerable populations, with a focus on understanding the patient perspective. She completed a K08 Career Development Award from NIH/NIA. Currently funded areas of interest include the integration of behavioral health and primary care and the health experience of young adults with depression. She co-directs the Primary Care Academics Transforming Healthcare (PATH) collaborative a multidisciplinary coalition of physicians and change leaders at UW Health that evaluates redesign efforts in order to disseminate generalizable lessons learned. Dr. Pandhi's clinical practice is at the William T. Evjue Clinic of Access Community Health Centers. She also is faculty coordinator for the second and third year family medicine residency Community Health rotation.

Recent Publications (selected)

Pandhi N, DeVoe JE, Schumacher JR, Bartels C, Thorpe C, Thorpe J, Smith MA. Number of first-contact access components required to improve preventive service receipt in primary care homes. J Gen Intern Med 2012;27(6):677-84.

DeVoe J, Tillotson C, Wallace L, Lesko S, Pandhi N. Is health insurance enough? A usual source of care may be more important to ensure a child receives preventive health counseling. Matern Child Health J 2012;16(2):306-15.

Thorpe JM, Thorpe CT, Kennelty KA, Pandhi N. Patterns of perceived barriers to medical care in older adults: a latent class analysis. BMC Health Serv Res 2011;11:181.

Sheehy A, Pandhi N, Coursin DB, Flood GE, Kraft SA, Johnson HM, Smith MA. Minority status and diabetes screening in an ambulatory population. Diabetes Care 2011;34(6):1289-94.

Pandhi N, Guadagnolo BA, Kaneker S, Petereit DG, Smith MA. Cancer screening in Native Americans from the Northern Plains. Am J Prev Med 2010;38(4):389-95.

Pandhi N, Smith M, Kind AJH, Frytak J, Finch M. The quality of diabetes care following hospitalization for ischemic stroke. Cerebrovasc Dis 2009;27(3):235-40.

DeVoe J, Wallace L, Pandhi N, Solotaroff R, Fryer G. Comprehending care in a medical home: A usual source of care and patient perceptions about healthcare communication. J Am Board Fam Med 2008; 21(5):441-50.

Pandhi N, Schumacher J, Flynn KE, Smith M. Patients’ perceptions of safety if interpersonal continuity of care were to be disrupted. Health Expect 2008;11(4):400-8.

Pandhi N, Bowers BA, Chen F. A comfortable relationship: A patient derived dimension of ongoing care. Fam Med 2007;39(4):266-273.

Pandhi N, Saultz JW. Patients’ perceptions of interpersonal continuity of care. J Am Board Fam Med 2006;19(4):390-97.


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