Christianne L. Roumie, M.D.

Associate Professor
Faculty Appointments
Associate Professor of Medicine Associate Professor of Pediatrics
M.P.H., Public Health , Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TennesseeM.D., Medicine, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, New JerseyB.A., Douglass College, New Brunswick, New Jersey
Office Address
1310 24th Ave South
Nashville, TN VAMC
Research Keywords
Epidemiology and Outcomes ersearch
Roumie CL, Greevy RA, Griffin MR. Insulin vs sulfonylureas for second-line diabetes treatment [letter]. JAMA. 2014 Oct 10/22/2014; 312(16): 1694. PMID: 25335156, PII: 1917425, DOI: 10.1001/jama.2014.11126, ISSN: 1538-3598.

Roumie CL, Greevy RA, Griffin MR. Insulin vs sulfonylureas for second-line diabetes treatment--reply [letter]. JAMA. 2014 Oct 10/22/2014; 312(16): 1693-4. PMID: 25335155, PII: 1917427, DOI: 10.1001/jama.2014.11120, ISSN: 1538-3598.

Snyder RA, Mainthia R, Patel R, Dittus RS, Roumie CL. Quality of colorectal cancer care among veterans: a 10-year retrospective cohort. Ann. Surg. Oncol [print-electronic]. 2014 Aug; 21(8): 2476-83. PMID: 24748162, DOI: 10.1245/s10434-014-3689-3, ISSN: 1534-4681.

Roumie CL, Greevy RA, Grijalva CG, Hung AM, Liu X, Murff HJ, Elasy TA, Griffin MR. Association between intensification of metformin treatment with insulin vs sulfonylureas and cardiovascular events and all-cause mortality among patients with diabetes. JAMA. 2014 Jun 6/11/2014; 311(22): 2288-96. PMID: 24915260, PMCID: PMC4149288, PII: 1878717, DOI: 10.1001/jama.2014.4312, ISSN: 1538-3598.

Hung AM, Roumie CL. Blood pressure goals: how low is safe in CKD? [editorial]. Am. J. Kidney Dis [print-electronic]. 2014 Jun; 63(6): 892-4. PMID: 24679896, PII: S0272-6386(14)00591-5, DOI: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2014.02.011, ISSN: 1523-6838.

Karpinos AR, Rizzone KH, Cribbs SP, Roumie CL. Low proportion of high school senior athletes receiving recommended immunizations. Phys Sportsmed. 2014 May; 42(2): 71-9. PMID: 24875974, DOI: 10.3810/psm.2014.05.2059, ISSN: 0091-3847.

McNaughton CD, Kripalani S, Cawthon C, Mion LC, Wallston KA, Roumie CL. Association of health literacy with elevated blood pressure: a cohort study of hospitalized patients. Med Care. 2014 Apr; 52(4): 346-53. PMID: 24556896, PMCID: PMC4031281, DOI: 10.1097/MLR.0000000000000101, ISSN: 1537-1948.

Cawthon C, Mion LC, Willens DE, Roumie CL, Kripalani S. Implementing routine health literacy assessment in hospital and primary care patients. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2014 Feb; 40(2): 68-76. PMID: 24716329, PMCID: PMC4072202, ISSN: 1553-7250.

Schmittdiel JA, Adams SR, Segal J, Griffin MR, Roumie CL, Ohnsorg K, Grant RW, O'Connor PJ. Novel use and utility of integrated electronic health records to assess rates of prediabetes recognition and treatment: brief report from an integrated electronic health records pilot study. Diabetes Care [print-electronic]. 2014 Feb; 37(2): 565-8. PMID: 24271190, PMCID: PMC3898765, PII: dc13-1223, DOI: 10.2337/dc13-1223, ISSN: 1935-5548.

Karpinos AR, Roumie CL, Nian H, Diamond AB, Rothman RL. High prevalence of hypertension among collegiate football athletes. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes [print-electronic]. 2013 Nov; 6(6): 716-23. PMID: 24221829, PMCID: PMC3975920, PII: CIRCOUTCOMES.113.000463, DOI: 10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.113.000463, ISSN: 1941-7705.

Bowen ME, Bosworth HB, Roumie CL. Blood pressure control in a hypertension telemedicine intervention: does distance to primary care matter?. J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) [print-electronic]. 2013 Oct; 15(10): 723-30. PMID: 24088280, DOI: 10.1111/jch.12172, ISSN: 1751-7176.

Hung AM, Roumie CL, Greevy RA, Liu X, Grijalva CG, Murff HJ, Griffin MR. Kidney function decline in metformin versus sulfonylurea initiators: assessment of time-dependent contribution of weight, blood pressure, and glycemic control. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2013 Jun; 22(6): 623-31. PMID: 23592561, DOI: 10.1002/pds.3432, ISSN: 1099-1557.

Niesner K, Murff HJ, Griffin MR, Wasserman B, Greevy R, Grijalva CG, Roumie CL. Validation of VA administrative data algorithms for identifying cardiovascular disease hospitalization [letter]. Epidemiology. 2013 Mar; 24(2): 334-5. PMID: 23377095, PMCID: PMC4667547, PII: 00001648-201303000-00025, DOI: 10.1097/EDE.0b013e3182821e75, ISSN: 1531-5487.

Ikard RW, Snyder RA, Roumie CL. Postoperative morbidity and mortality among Veterans Health Administration patients undergoing surgical resection for large bowel polyps (bowel resection for polyps). Dig Surg [print-electronic]. 2013; 30(4-6): 394-400. PMID: 24192456, PII: 000355647, DOI: 10.1159/000355647, ISSN: 1421-9883.

Willens DE, Kripalani S, Schildcrout JS, Cawthon C, Wallston K, Mion LC, Davis C, Danciu I, Rothman RL, Roumie CL. Association of brief health literacy screening and blood pressure in primary care. J Health Commun. 2013; 18 Suppl 1: 129-42. PMID: 24093351, PMCID: PMC3815081, DOI: 10.1080/10810730.2013.825663, ISSN: 1087-0415.

Shaw RJ, Kaufman MA, Bosworth HB, Weiner BJ, Zullig LL, Lee SY, Kravetz JD, Rakley SM, Roumie CL, Bowen ME, Del Monte PS, Oddone EZ, Jackson GL. Organizational factors associated with readiness to implement and translate a primary care based telemedicine behavioral program to improve blood pressure control: the HTN-IMPROVE study. Implement Sci. 2013; 8: 106. PMID: 24010683, PMCID: PMC3847033, PII: 1748-5908-8-106, DOI: 10.1186/1748-5908-8-106, ISSN: 1748-5908.

Roumie CL, Hung AM, Greevy RA, Grijalva CG, Liu X, Murff HJ, Elasy TA, Griffin MR. Comparative effectiveness of sulfonylurea and metformin monotherapy on cardiovascular events in type 2 diabetes mellitus: a cohort study. Ann. Intern. Med. 2012 Nov 11/6/2012; 157(9): 601-10. PMID: 23128859, PMCID: PMC4667563, PII: 1389845, DOI: 10.7326/0003-4819-157-9-201211060-00003, ISSN: 1539-3704.

Salanitro AH, Osborn CY, Schnipper JL, Roumie CL, Labonville S, Johnson DC, Neal E, Cawthon C, Businger A, Dalal AK, Kripalani S. Erratum to: effect of patient- and medication-related factors on inpatient medication reconciliation errors [letter]. J Gen Intern Med. 2012 Oct; 27(10): 1393. PMID: 22836952, PMCID: PMC3445675, DOI: 10.1007/s11606-012-2149-7, ISSN: 1525-1497.

Salanitro AH, Osborn CY, Schnipper JL, Roumie CL, Labonville S, Johnson DC, Neal E, Cawthon C, Businger A, Dalal AK, Kripalani S. Effect of patient- and medication-related factors on inpatient medication reconciliation errors. J Gen Intern Med [print-electronic]. 2012 Aug; 27(8): 924-32. PMID: 22350761, PMCID: PMC3403136, DOI: 10.1007/s11606-012-2003-y, ISSN: 1525-1497.

Kripalani S, Roumie CL, Dalal AK, Cawthon C, Businger A, Eden SK, Shintani A, Sponsler KC, Harris LJ, Theobald C, Huang RL, Scheurer D, Hunt S, Jacobson TA, Rask KJ, Vaccarino V, Gandhi TK, Bates DW, Williams MV, Schnipper JL, . Effect of a pharmacist intervention on clinically important medication errors after hospital discharge: a randomized trial. Ann. Intern. Med. 2012 Jul 7/3/2012; 157(1): 1-10. PMID: 22751755, PMCID: PMC3575734, PII: 1206684, DOI: 10.7326/0003-4819-157-1-201207030-00003, ISSN: 1539-3704.

Roumie CL. The doughnut hole: it's about medication adherence [editorial]. Ann. Intern. Med. 2012 Jun 6/5/2012; 156(11): 834-5. PMID: 22665817, PII: 156/11/834, DOI: 10.7326/0003-4819-156-11-201206050-00010, ISSN: 1539-3704.

Greevy RA, Grijalva CG, Roumie CL, Beck C, Hung AM, Murff HJ, Liu X, Griffin MR. Reweighted Mahalanobis distance matching for cluster-randomized trials with missing data. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2012 May; 21 Suppl 2: 148-54. PMID: 22552990, PMCID: PMC3760213, DOI: 10.1002/pds.3260, ISSN: 1099-1557.

Roumie CL, Liu X, Choma NN, Greevy RA, Hung AM, Grijalva CG, Griffin MR. Initiation of sulfonylureas versus metformin is associated with higher blood pressure at one year. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf [print-electronic]. 2012 May; 21(5): 515-23. PMID: 22431419, PMCID: PMC4667555, DOI: 10.1002/pds.3249, ISSN: 1099-1557.

Hung AM, Roumie CL, Greevy RA, Liu X, Grijalva CG, Murff HJ, Ikizler TA, Griffin MR. Comparative effectiveness of incident oral antidiabetic drugs on kidney function. Kidney Int [print-electronic]. 2012 Apr; 81(7): 698-706. PMID: 22258320, PMCID: PMC3306005, PII: ki2011444, DOI: 10.1038/ki.2011.444, ISSN: 1523-1755.

Roumie CL, Greevy R, Wallston KA, Elasy TA, Kaltenbach L, Kotter K, Dittus RS, Speroff T. Patient centered primary care is associated with patient hypertension medication adherence. J Behav Med [print-electronic]. 2011 Aug; 34(4): 244-53. PMID: 21161578, DOI: 10.1007/s10865-010-9304-6, ISSN: 1573-3521.

Roumie CL, Ofner S, Ross JS, Arling G, Williams LS, Ordin DL, Bravata DM. Prevalence of inadequate blood pressure control among veterans after acute ischemic stroke hospitalization: a retrospective cohort. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes [print-electronic]. 2011 Jul; 4(4): 399-407. PMID: 21693725, PMCID: PMC3140571, PII: CIRCOUTCOMES.110.959809, DOI: 10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.110.959809, ISSN: 1941-7705.

Roumie CL, Huizinga MM, Liu X, Greevy RA, Grijalva CG, Murff HJ, Hung AM, Griffin MR. The effect of incident antidiabetic regimens on lipid profiles in veterans with type 2 diabetes: a retrospective cohort. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf [print-electronic]. 2011 Jan; 20(1): 36-44. PMID: 21182152, DOI: 10.1002/pds.2029, ISSN: 1099-1557.

Schnipper JL, Roumie CL, Cawthon C, Businger A, Dalal AK, Mugalla I, Eden S, Jacobson TA, Rask KJ, Vaccarino V, Gandhi TK, Bates DW, Johnson DC, Labonville S, Gregory D, Kripalani S, . Rationale and design of the Pharmacist Intervention for Low Literacy in Cardiovascular Disease (PILL-CVD) study. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2010 Mar; 3(2): 212-9. PMID: 20233982, PMCID: PMC3021350, PII: 3/2/212, DOI: 10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.109.921833, ISSN: 1941-7705.

Roumie CL, Choma NN, Kaltenbach L, Mitchel EF, Arbogast PG, Griffin MR. Non-aspirin NSAIDs, cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors and risk for cardiovascular events-stroke, acute myocardial infarction, and death from coronary heart disease. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2009 Nov; 18(11): 1053-63. PMID: 19637402, DOI: 10.1002/pds.1820, ISSN: 1099-1557.

Roumie CL, Mitchel E, Gideon PS, Varas-Lorenzo C, Castellsague J, Griffin MR. Validation of ICD-9 codes with a high positive predictive value for incident strokes resulting in hospitalization using Medicaid health data. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2008 Jan; 17(1): 20-6. PMID: 17979142, DOI: 10.1002/pds.1518, ISSN: 1053-8569.

Roumie CL, Elasy TA, Wallston KA, Pratt S, Greevy RA, Liu X, Alvarez V, Dittus RS, Speroff T. Clinical inertia: a common barrier to changing provider prescribing behavior. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2007 May; 33(5): 277-85. PMID: 17503683, ISSN: 1553-7250.

Grogan EL, Speroff T, Deppen SA, Roumie CL, Elasy TA, Dittus RS, Rosenbloom ST, Holzman MD. Improving documentation of patient acuity level using a progress note template. J. Am. Coll. Surg. 2004 Sep; 199(3): 468-75. PMID: 15325618, PII: S1072-7515(04)00702-1, DOI: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2004.05.254, ISSN: 1072-7515.