Allison Kempe, MD, MPH/MSPH
Professor, Pediatrics-General Pediatrics

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine (1980)
Fellowships:
  • Strong Memorial Hospital of the University of Rochester Program, Pediatrics (1986)
Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-General Pediatrics

Publications

  • Feldman AG, Beaty BL, Curtis D, Juarez-Colunga E, Kempe A. Incidence of Hospitalization for Vaccine-Preventable Infections in Children Following Solid Organ Transplant and Associated Morbidity, Mortality, and Costs. JAMA Pediatr. 2019 Jan 14. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30640369
  • Hurley LP, Allison MA, Kim L, O'Leary ST, Crane LA, Brtnikova M, Beaty BL, Allen KE, Poser S, Lindley MC, Kempe A. Primary care physicians' perspectives on respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) disease in adults and a potential RSV vaccine for adults. Vaccine. 2018 Dec 28. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30598385
  • O'Leary ST, Riley LE, Lindley MC, Allison MA, Albert AP, Fisher A, Jiles AJ, Crane LA, Hurley LP, Beaty B, Brtnikova M, Kempe A. Obstetrician-Gynecologists' Strategies to Address Vaccine Refusal Among Pregnant Women. Obstet Gynecol. 2019 Jan;133(1):40-47. PubMed PMID: 30531564
  • Hurley LP, Allison MA, Dooling KL, O'Leary ST, Crane LA, Brtnikova M, Beaty BL, Allen JA, Guo A, Lindley MC, Kempe A. Primary care physicians' experience with zoster vaccine live (ZVL) and awareness and attitudes regarding the new recombinant zoster vaccine (RZV). Vaccine. 2018 Nov 19;36(48):7408-7414. PubMed PMID: 30420121
  • Hoch H, Sontag MK, Scarbro S, Juarez-Colunga E, McLean C, Kempe A, Sagel SD. Clinical outcomes in U.S. infants with cystic fibrosis from 2001 to 2012. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2018 Sep 26. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30259702
  • Brittan MS, Campagna EJ, Keller D, Kempe A. How Measurement Variability Affects Reporting of a Single Readmission Metric. J Healthc Qual. 2018 Aug 30. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30180042
  • Brtnikova M, Crane LA, Allison MA, Hurley LP, Beaty BL, Kempe A. A method for achieving high response rates in national surveys of U.S. primary care physicians. PLoS One. 2018;13(8):e0202755. PubMed PMID: 30138406
  • Kempe A, Allison MA, MacNeil JR, O'Leary ST, Crane LA, Beaty BL, Hurley LP, Brtnikova M, Lindley MC, Albert AP. Adoption of Serogroup B Meningococcal Vaccine Recommendations. Pediatrics. 2018 Sep;142(3). PubMed PMID: 30126935
  • Domek GJ, O'Leary ST, Bull S, Bronsert M, Contreras-Roldan IL, Bolaños Ventura GA, Kempe A, Asturias EJ. Measuring vaccine hesitancy: Field testing the WHO SAGE Working Group on Vaccine Hesitancy survey tool in Guatemala. Vaccine. 2018 Aug 23;36(35):5273-5281. PubMed PMID: 30061026
  • Saville AW, Szilagyi P, Helmkamp L, Albertin C, Gurfinkel D, Vangela S, Dickinson LM, Zhou X, Roth H, Kempe A. Potential Strategies to Achieve Universal Influenza Vaccination for Children: Provider Attitudes in Two States. Acad Pediatr. 2018 Nov - Dec;18(8):873-881. PubMed PMID: 30031132
  • Hurley LP, Beaty B, Lockhart S, Gurfinkel D, Breslin K, Dickinson M, Whittington MD, Roth H, Kempe A. RCT of Centralized Vaccine Reminder/Recall for Adults. Am J Prev Med. 2018 Aug;55(2):231-239. PubMed PMID: 29910118
  • Domek GJ, Contreras-Roldan IL, Asturias EJ, Bronsert M, Bolaños Ventura GA, O'Leary ST, Kempe A, Bull S. Characteristics of mobile phone access and usage in rural and urban Guatemala: assessing feasibility of text message reminders to increase childhood immunizations. Mhealth. 2018;4:9. PubMed PMID: 29780812
  • Kempe A, Allison MA, MacNeil JR, O'Leary ST, Crane LA, Beaty BL, Hurley LP, Brtnikova M, Lindley MC, Liang JL, Albert AP, Smith JC. Knowledge and Attitudes Regarding Category B ACIP Recommendations Among Primary Care Providers for Children. Acad Pediatr. 2018 Sep - Oct;18(7):763-768. PubMed PMID: 29678594
  • Hoch H, Kempe A, Brinton J, Szefler S. Feasibility of medication monitoring sensors in high risk asthmatic children. J Asthma. 2018 Apr 11;:1-3. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29641374
  • Nokoff NJ, Scarbro S, Juarez-Colunga E, Moreau KL, Kempe A. Health and Cardiometabolic Disease in Transgender Adults in the United States: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System 2015. J Endocr Soc. 2018 Apr 1;2(4):349-360. PubMed PMID: 29577110
  • Kempe A, Allison MA, Daley MF. Can School-Located Vaccination Have a Major Impact on Human Papillomavirus Vaccination Rates in the United States?. Acad Pediatr. 2018 Mar;18(2S):S101-S105. PubMed PMID: 29502627
  • Robinson CL, Romero JR, Kempe A, Pellegrini C, Szilagyi P. Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices Recommended Immunization Schedule for Children and Adolescents Aged 18 Years or Younger - United States, 2018. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2018 Feb 9;67(5):156-157. PubMed PMID: 29420458
  • Scott HF, Greenwald EE, Bajaj L, Deakyne Davies SJ, Brou L, Kempe A. The Sensitivity of Clinician Diagnosis of Sepsis in Tertiary and Community-Based Emergency Settings. J Pediatr. 2018 Jan 25. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29395173
  • Lindley MC, Hurley LP, Beaty BL, Allison MA, Crane LA, Brtnikova M, Snow M, Bridges CB, Kempe A. Vaccine financing and billing in practices serving adult patients: A follow-up survey. Vaccine. 2018 Feb 14;36(8):1093-1100. PubMed PMID: 29366706
  • O'Leary ST, Lockhart S, Barnard J, Furniss A, Dickinson M, Dempsey AF, Stokley S, Federico S, Bronsert M, Kempe A. Exploring Facilitators and Barriers to Initiation and Completion of the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine Series among Parents of Girls in a Safety Net System. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2018 Jan 23;15(2). PubMed PMID: 29360785
  • Hurley LP, Allison MA, Pilishvili T, O'Leary ST, Crane LA, Brtnikova M, Beaty BL, Lindley MC, Bridges CB, Kempe A. Primary Care Physicians' Struggle with Current Adult Pneumococcal Vaccine Recommendations. J Am Board Fam Med. 2018 Jan-Feb;31(1):94-104. PubMed PMID: 29330244
  • O'Leary ST, Riley LE, Lindley MC, Allison MA, Crane LA, Hurley LP, Beaty BL, Brtnikova M, Collins M, Albert AP, Fisher AK, Jiles AJ, Kempe A. Immunization Practices of U.S. Obstetrician/Gynecologists for Pregnant Patients. Am J Prev Med. 2017 Dec 12. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29246674
  • Feldman AG, Feudtner C, Kempe A. Reducing the Underimmunization of Transplant Recipients. JAMA Pediatr. 2018 Feb 1;172(2):111-112. PubMed PMID: 29204650
  • Albright K, Hurley LP, Lockhart S, Gurfinkel D, Beaty B, Dickinson LM, Libby A, Kempe A. Attitudes about adult vaccines and reminder/recall in a safety net population. Vaccine. 2017 Nov 10. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29132991
  • Knupp KG, Scarbro S, Wilkening G, Juarez-Colunga E, Kempe A, Dempsey A. Parental Perception of Comorbidities in Children With Dravet Syndrome. Pediatr Neurol. 2017 Jun 20. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28982531
  • Scott HF, Kempe A, Bajaj L. Venous vs Arterial Lactate and 30-Day Mortality in Pediatric Sepsis-Reply. JAMA Pediatr. 2017 Aug 1;171(8):813-814. PubMed PMID: 28655033
  • Allison MA, O'Leary ST, Lindley MC, Crane LA, Hurley LP, Beaty BL, Brtnikova M, Jimenez-Zambrano A, Babbel C, Berman S, Kempe A. Financing of Vaccine Delivery in Primary Care Practices. Acad Pediatr. 2017 Sep - Oct;17(7):770-777. PubMed PMID: 28600199
  • Robinson CL, Romero JR, Kempe A, Pellegrini C. Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices Recommended Immunization Schedule for Children and Adolescents Aged 18 Years or Younger - United States, 2017. Am J Transplant. 2017 Apr;17(4):1136-1138. PubMed PMID: 28371538
  • Albright K, Barnard J, O'Leary ST, Lockhart S, Jimenez-Zambrano A, Stokley S, Dempsey A, Kempe A. Noninitiation and Noncompletion of HPV Vaccine Among English- and Spanish-Speaking Parents of Adolescent Girls: A Qualitative Study. Acad Pediatr. 2017 Sep - Oct;17(7):778-784. PubMed PMID: 28359835
  • Tyler A, McLeod L, Beaty B, Juarez-Colunga E, Birkholz M, Hyman D, Kempe A, Todd J, Dempsey AF. Variation in Inpatient Croup Management and Outcomes. Pediatrics. 2017 Apr;139(4). PubMed PMID: 28292873
  • Whittington MD, Kempe A, Dempsey A, Herlihy R, Campbell JD. Impact of Nonmedical Vaccine Exemption Policies on the Health and Economic Burden of Measles. Acad Pediatr. 2017 Jul;17(5):571-576. PubMed PMID: 28286295
  • Bennett TD, DeWitt PE, Dixon RR, Kartchner C, Sierra Y, Ladell D, Srivastava R, Riva-Cambrin J, Kempe A, Runyan DK, Keenan HT, Dean JM. Development and Prospective Validation of Tools to Accurately Identify Neurosurgical and Critical Care Events in Children With Traumatic Brain Injury. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2017 May;18(5):442-451. PubMed PMID: 28252524
  • Meites E, Kempe A, Markowitz LE. Use of a 2-Dose Schedule for Human Papillomavirus Vaccination-Updated Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices. Am J Transplant. 2017 Mar;17(3):834-837. PubMed PMID: 28240827
  • Robinson CL, Romero JR, Kempe A, Pellegrini C. Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices Recommended Immunization Schedule for Children and Adolescents Aged 18 Years or Younger - United States, 2017. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2017 Feb 10;66(5):134-135. PubMed PMID: 28182607
  • Nelson NP, Allison M, Lindley MC, Brtnikova M, Crane LA, Beaty BL, Hurley LP, Kempe A. Physician Knowledge and Attitudes about Hepatitis A and Current Practices Regarding Hepatitis A Vaccination Delivery. Acad Pediatr. 2017 Jan 9. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28089593
  • Feldman AG, Sundaram SS, Beaty BL, Kempe A. Hospitalizations for Respiratory Syncytial Virus and Vaccine-Preventable Infections in the First 2 Years After Pediatric Liver Transplant. J Pediatr. 2017 Mar;182:232-238.e1. PubMed PMID: 28088400
  • Scott HF, Brou L, Deakyne SJ, Kempe A, Fairclough DL, Bajaj L. Association Between Early Lactate Levels and 30-Day Mortality in Clinically Suspected Sepsis in Children. JAMA Pediatr. 2017 Jan 9. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28068437
  • Hurley LP, Lindley MC, Allison MA, Crane LA, Brtnikova M, Beaty BL, Snow M, Bridges CB, Kempe A. Primary care physicians' perspective on financial issues and adult immunization in the Era of the Affordable Care Act. Vaccine. 2016 Dec 23. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28024954
  • Kempe A, Saville AW, Beaty B, Dickinson LM, Gurfinkel D, Eisert S, Roth H, Herrero D, Trefren L, Herlihy R. Centralized Reminder/Recall to Increase immunization Rates in Young Children: How Much Bang for the Buck?. Acad Pediatr. 2016 Nov 29. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27913163
  • Kempe A, Hurley LP, Cardemil CV, Allison MA, Crane LA, Brtnikova M, Beaty BL, Pabst LJ, Lindley MC. Use of Immunization Information Systems in Primary Care. Am J Prev Med. 2016 Sep 14. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27639786
  • Hurley LP, Lindley MC, Allison MA, Crane LA, Brtnikova M, Beaty BL, Snow M, Bridges CB, Kempe A. Primary care physicians' perspective on financial issues and adult immunization in the Era of the Affordable Care Act. Vaccine. 2016 Dec 23. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28024954
  • Meites E, Kempe A, Markowitz LE. Use of a 2-Dose Schedule for Human Papillomavirus Vaccination - Updated Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2016 Dec 16;65(49):1405-1408. PubMed PMID: 27977643
  • Kempe A, Saville AW, Beaty B, Dickinson LM, Gurfinkel D, Eisert S, Roth H, Herrero D, Trefren L, Herlihy R. Centralized Reminder/Recall to Increase immunization Rates in Young Children: How Much Bang for the Buck?. Acad Pediatr. 2016 Nov 29. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27913163
  • Bennett TD, Dixon RR, Kartchner C, DeWitt PE, Sierra Y, Ladell D, Kempe A, Runyan DK, Dean JM, Keenan HT. Functional Status Scale in Children With Traumatic Brain Injury: A Prospective Cohort Study. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2016 Oct 6. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27753754
  • Kempe A, Hurley LP, Cardemil CV, Allison MA, Crane LA, Brtnikova M, Beaty BL, Pabst LJ, Lindley MC. Use of Immunization Information Systems in Primary Care. Am J Prev Med. 2016 Sep 14. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27639786
  • Feldman AG, Kempe A, Beaty BL, Sundaram SS. Immunization practices among pediatric transplant hepatologists. Pediatr Transplant. 2016 Jul 22. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27449120
  • Fox D, Campagna EJ, Finnell SM, Partrick DA, Kempe A. Concomitant Fundoplication With Gastrostomy: A Two-State Comparison Showing Continued Use of Reflux Medications. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2016 Dec;63(6):e163-e168. PubMed PMID: 27070655
  • Domek GJ, Contreras-Roldan IL, O'Leary ST, Bull S, Furniss A, Kempe A, Asturias EJ. SMS text message reminders to improve infant vaccination coverage in Guatemala: A pilot randomized controlled trial. Vaccine. 2016 May 5;34(21):2437-43. PubMed PMID: 27026145
  • Hurley LP, Bridges CB, Harpaz R, Allison MA, O' Leary ST, Crane LA, Brtnikova M, Stokley S, Beaty BL, Jimenez-Zambrano A, Kempe A. Physician Attitudes Toward Adult Vaccines and Other Preventive Practices, United States, 2012. Public Health Rep. 2016 Mar-Apr;131(2):320-30. PubMed PMID: 26957667
  • Kempe A, O'Leary ST, Shoup JA, Stokley S, Lockhart S, Furniss A, Dickinson LM, Barnard J, Daley MF. Parental Choice of Recall Method for HPV Vaccination: A Pragmatic Trial. Pediatrics. 2016 Mar;137(3):e20152857. PubMed PMID: 26921286
  • Allison MA, Hurley LP, Markowitz L, Crane LA, Brtnikova M, Beaty BL, Snow M, Cory J, Stokley S, Roark J, Kempe A. Primary Care Physicians' Perspectives About HPV Vaccine. Pediatrics. 2016 Feb;137(2):1-9. PubMed PMID: 26729738
  • Scott HF, Brou L, Deakyne SJ, Fairclough DL, Kempe A, Bajaj L. Lactate Clearance and Normalization and Prolonged Organ Dysfunction in Pediatric Sepsis. J Pediatr. 2016 Mar;170:149-55.e1-4. PubMed PMID: 26711848
  • O'Leary ST, Hurley LP, Kennedy ED, Crane LA, Brtnikova M, Allison MA, Williams W, Beaty BL, Jimenez-Zambrano A, Kempe A. Provider Attitudes Regarding Vaccine Tracking Systems in Pediatric Practices. Acad Pediatr. 2015 Oct 29. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26525990
  • Saville AW, Gurfinkel D, Sevick C, Beaty B, Dickinson LM, Kempe A. Provider Preferences and Experiences With a Countywide Centralized Collaborative Reminder/Recall for Childhood Immunizations. Acad Pediatr. 2015 Sep 26. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26525988
  • Albright K, Barnard J, O'Leary S, Federico S, Saville A, Lockhart S, Lee M, Eblovi D, Dickinson M, Kile D, Kempe A. School-Based Health Centers as Medical Homes: Parents' and Adolescents' Perspectives. Acad Pediatr. 2015 Aug 29. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26329018
  • Meites E, Kempe A, Markowitz LE. Use of a 2-Dose Schedule for Human Papillomavirus Vaccination - Updated Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2016 Dec 16;65(49):1405-1408. PubMed PMID: 27977643
  • Bennett TD, Dixon RR, Kartchner C, DeWitt PE, Sierra Y, Ladell D, Kempe A, Runyan DK, Dean JM, Keenan HT. Functional Status Scale in Children With Traumatic Brain Injury: A Prospective Cohort Study. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2016 Oct 6. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27753754
  • Feldman AG, Kempe A, Beaty BL, Sundaram SS. Immunization practices among pediatric transplant hepatologists. Pediatr Transplant. 2016 Jul 22. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27449120
  • Fox D, Campagna EJ, Finnell SM, Partrick DA, Kempe A. Concomitant Fundoplication With Gastrostomy: A Two-State Comparison Showing Continued Use of Reflux Medications. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2016 Dec;63(6):e163-e168. PubMed PMID: 27070655
  • Domek GJ, Contreras-Roldan IL, O'Leary ST, Bull S, Furniss A, Kempe A, Asturias EJ. SMS text message reminders to improve infant vaccination coverage in Guatemala: A pilot randomized controlled trial. Vaccine. 2016 May 5;34(21):2437-43. PubMed PMID: 27026145
  • Hurley LP, Bridges CB, Harpaz R, Allison MA, O' Leary ST, Crane LA, Brtnikova M, Stokley S, Beaty BL, Jimenez-Zambrano A, Kempe A. Physician Attitudes Toward Adult Vaccines and Other Preventive Practices, United States, 2012. Public Health Rep. 2016 Mar-Apr;131(2):320-30. PubMed PMID: 26957667
  • Kempe A, O'Leary ST, Shoup JA, Stokley S, Lockhart S, Furniss A, Dickinson LM, Barnard J, Daley MF. Parental Choice of Recall Method for HPV Vaccination: A Pragmatic Trial. Pediatrics. 2016 Mar;137(3):e20152857. PubMed PMID: 26921286
  • Allison MA, Hurley LP, Markowitz L, Crane LA, Brtnikova M, Beaty BL, Snow M, Cory J, Stokley S, Roark J, Kempe A. Primary Care Physicians' Perspectives About HPV Vaccine. Pediatrics. 2016 Feb;137(2):1-9. PubMed PMID: 26729738
  • Scott HF, Brou L, Deakyne SJ, Fairclough DL, Kempe A, Bajaj L. Lactate Clearance and Normalization and Prolonged Organ Dysfunction in Pediatric Sepsis. J Pediatr. 2016 Mar;170:149-55.e1-4. PubMed PMID: 26711848
  • O'Leary ST, Hurley LP, Kennedy ED, Crane LA, Brtnikova M, Allison MA, Williams W, Beaty BL, Jimenez-Zambrano A, Kempe A. Provider Attitudes Regarding Vaccine Tracking Systems in Pediatric Practices. Acad Pediatr. 2015 Oct 29. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26525990
  • Saville AW, Gurfinkel D, Sevick C, Beaty B, Dickinson LM, Kempe A. Provider Preferences and Experiences With a Countywide Centralized Collaborative Reminder/Recall for Childhood Immunizations. Acad Pediatr. 2015 Sep 26. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26525988
  • Albright K, Barnard J, O'Leary S, Federico S, Saville A, Lockhart S, Lee M, Eblovi D, Dickinson M, Kile D, Kempe A. School-Based Health Centers as Medical Homes: Parents' and Adolescents' Perspectives. Acad Pediatr. 2015 Aug 29. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26329018
  • Kempe A, O'Leary ST, Kennedy A, Crane LA, Allison MA, Beaty BL, Hurley LP, Brtnikova M, Jimenez-Zambrano A, Stokley S. Physician Response to Parental Requests to Spread Out the Recommended Vaccine Schedule. Pediatrics. 2015 Mar 2. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25733753
  • Kempe A, Saville AW, Dickinson LM, Beaty B, Eisert S, Gurfinkel D, Brewer S, Shull H, Herrero D, Herlihy R. Collaborative Centralized Reminder/Recall Notification to Increase Immunization Rates Among Young Children: A Comparative Effectiveness Trial. JAMA Pediatr. 2015 Feb 23. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25706340
  • Jensen KM, Sevick CJ, Seewald L, Halbower AC, Davis MM, McCabe ER, Kempe A, Abman S. Greater Risk of Hospitalization in Children with Down Syndrome and Obstructive Sleep Apnea at Higher Elevation. Chest. 2015 Feb 5. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25654790
  • Brittan MS, Sills MR, Fox D, Campagna EJ, Shmueli D, Feinstein JA, Kempe A. Outpatient Follow-Up Visits and Readmission in Medically Complex Children Enrolled in Medicaid. J Pediatr. 2015 Jan 29. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25641248
  • O'Leary ST, Allison MA, Fisher A, Crane L, Beaty B, Hurley L, Brtnikova M, Jimenez-Zambrano A, Stokley S, Kempe A. Characteristics of Physicians Who Dismiss Families for Refusing Vaccines. Pediatrics. 2015 Dec;136(6):1103-11. PubMed PMID: 26527552
  • Brittan M, Albright K, Cifuentes M, Jimenez-Zambrano A, Kempe A. Parent and Provider Perspectives on Pediatric Readmissions: What Can We Learn About Readiness for Discharge?. Hosp Pediatr. 2015 Nov;5(11):559-65. PubMed PMID: 26526801
  • O'Leary ST, Hurley LP, Kennedy ED, Crane LA, Brtnikova M, Allison MA, Williams W, Beaty BL, Jimenez-Zambrano A, Kempe A. Provider Attitudes Regarding Vaccine Tracking Systems in Pediatric Practices. Acad Pediatr. 2015 Oct 29. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26525990
  • Saville AW, Gurfinkel D, Sevick C, Beaty B, Dickinson LM, Kempe A. Provider Preferences and Experiences With a Countywide Centralized Collaborative Reminder/Recall for Childhood Immunizations. Acad Pediatr. 2015 Sep 26. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26525988
  • O'Leary ST, Lee M, Lockhart S, Eisert S, Furniss A, Barnard J, Shmueli D, Stokley S, Dickinson LM, Kempe A. Effectiveness and Cost of Bidirectional Text Messaging for Adolescent Vaccines and Well Care. Pediatrics. 2015 Nov;136(5):e1220-7. PubMed PMID: 26438703
  • Dickinson LM, Beaty B, Fox C, Pace W, Dickinson WP, Emsermann C, Kempe A. Pragmatic Cluster Randomized Trials Using Covariate Constrained Randomization: A Method for Practice-based Research Networks (PBRNs). J Am Board Fam Med. 2015 Sep-Oct;28(5):663-72. PubMed PMID: 26355139
  • Albright K, Barnard J, O'Leary S, Federico S, Saville A, Lockhart S, Lee M, Eblovi D, Dickinson M, Kile D, Kempe A. School-Based Health Centers as Medical Homes: Parents' and Adolescents' Perspectives. Acad Pediatr. 2015 Aug 29. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26329018
  • Vemulakonda VM, Wilcox DT, Torok MR, Hou A, Campbell JB, Kempe A. Inter-rater reliability of postnatal ultrasound interpretation in infants with congenital hydronephrosis. Int Urol Nephrol. 2015 Sep;47(9):1457-61. PubMed PMID: 26253827
  • Feinstein JA, Feudtner C, Valuck RJ, Kempe A. The depth, duration, and degree of outpatient pediatric polypharmacy in Colorado fee-for-service Medicaid patients. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2015 Oct;24(10):1049-57. PubMed PMID: 26248529
  • Vemulakonda VM, Wilcox DT, Crombleholme TM, Bronsert M, Kempe A. Factors associated with age at pyeloplasty in children with ureteropelvic junction obstruction. Pediatr Surg Int. 2015 Sep;31(9):871-7. PubMed PMID: 26143412
  • Morrato EH, Rabin B, Proctor J, Cicutto LC, Battaglia CT, Lambert-Kerzner A, Leeman-Castillo B, Prahl-Wretling M, Nuechterlein B, Glasgow RE, Kempe A. Bringing it home: expanding the local reach of dissemination and implementation training via a university-based workshop. Implement Sci. 2015 Jul 4;10:94. PubMed PMID: 26141909
  • O'Leary ST, Barnard J, Lockhart S, Kolasa M, Shmueli D, Dickinson LM, Kile D, Dibert E, Kempe A. Urban and Rural Differences in Parental Attitudes About Influenza Vaccination and Vaccine Delivery Models. J Rural Health. 2015 Sep;31(4):421-30. PubMed PMID: 25951772
  • Fairbrother G, Guttmann A, Klein JD, Simpson LA, Thomas P, Kempe A. Higher cost, but poorer outcomes: the US health disadvantage and implications for pediatrics. Pediatrics. 2015 Jun;135(6):961-4. PubMed PMID: 25941300
  • Kempe A, O'Leary ST, Kennedy A, Crane LA, Allison MA, Beaty BL, Hurley LP, Brtnikova M, Jimenez-Zambrano A, Stokley S. Physician Response to Parental Requests to Spread Out the Recommended Vaccine Schedule. Pediatrics. 2015 Mar 2. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25733753
  • Kempe A, Saville AW, Dickinson LM, Beaty B, Eisert S, Gurfinkel D, Brewer S, Shull H, Herrero D, Herlihy R. Collaborative Centralized Reminder/Recall Notification to Increase Immunization Rates Among Young Children: A Comparative Effectiveness Trial. JAMA Pediatr. 2015 Feb 23. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25706340
  • Jensen KM, Sevick CJ, Seewald L, Halbower AC, Davis MM, McCabe ER, Kempe A, Abman S. Greater Risk of Hospitalization in Children with Down Syndrome and Obstructive Sleep Apnea at Higher Elevation. Chest. 2015 Feb 5. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25654790
  • Brittan MS, Sills MR, Fox D, Campagna EJ, Shmueli D, Feinstein JA, Kempe A. Outpatient Follow-Up Visits and Readmission in Medically Complex Children Enrolled in Medicaid. J Pediatr. 2015 Jan 29. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25641248
  • O'Leary ST, Allison MA, Lindley MC, Crane LA, Hurley LP, Brtnikova M, Beaty BL, Babbel CI, Jimenez-Zambrano A, Berman S, Kempe A. Vaccine financing from the perspective of primary care physicians. Pediatrics. 2014 Mar;133(3):367-74. PubMed PMID: 24567011
  • Daley MF, Kempe A, Pyrzanowski J, Vogt TM, Dickinson LM, Kile D, Fang H, Rinehart DJ, Shlay JC. School-located vaccination of adolescents with insurance billing: cost, reimbursement, and vaccination outcomes. J Adolesc Health. 2014 Mar;54(3):282-8. PubMed PMID: 24560036
  • Albright K, Saville A, Lockhart S, Widmer Racich K, Beaty B, Kempe A. Provider attitudes toward public-private collaboration to improve immunization reminder/recall: a mixed-methods study. Acad Pediatr. 2014 Jan-Feb;14(1):62-70. PubMed PMID: 24369870
  • Gertsch E, Loharuka S, Wolter-Warmerdam K, Tong S, Kempe A, Kedia S. Intravenous magnesium as acute treatment for headaches: a pediatric case series. J Emerg Med. 2014 Feb;46(2):308-12. PubMed PMID: 24182946
  • O'Leary ST, Lee M, Federico S, Barnard J, Lockhart S, Albright K, Shmueli D, Allison MA, Kempe A. School-based health centers as patient-centered medical homes. Pediatrics. 2014 Nov;134(5):957-64. PubMed PMID: 25287455
  • Kempe A, Albright K, O'Leary S, Kolasa M, Barnard J, Kile D, Lockhart S, Dickinson LM, Shmueli D, Babbel C, Barrow J. Effectiveness of primary care-public health collaborations in the delivery of influenza vaccine: a cluster-randomized pragmatic trial. Prev Med. 2014 Aug 22;69C:110-116. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25152506
  • Albright K, Daley MF, Kempe A, Pyrzanowski J, Jimenez-Zambrano A, Campagna EJ, Shlay JC. Parent attitudes about adolescent school-located vaccination and billing. J Adolesc Health. 2014 Nov;55(5):665-71. PubMed PMID: 25037893
  • Fox D, Campagna EJ, Friedlander J, Partrick DA, Rees DI, Kempe A. National trends and outcomes of pediatric gastrostomy tube placement. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2014 Nov;59(5):582-8. PubMed PMID: 24979479
  • Feinstein JA, Feudtner C, Kempe A. Adverse drug event-related emergency department visits associated with complex chronic conditions. Pediatrics. 2014 Jun;133(6):e1575-85. PubMed PMID: 24843054
  • Saville AW, Beaty B, Dickinson LM, Lockhart S, Kempe A. Novel immunization reminder/recall approaches: rural and urban differences in parent perceptions. Acad Pediatr. 2014 May-Jun;14(3):249-55. PubMed PMID: 24767778
  • Kempe A, Daley MF, Pyrzanowski J, Vogt TM, Campagna EJ, Dickinson LM, Hambidge SJ, Shlay JC. School-located influenza vaccination with third-party billing: what do parents think?. Acad Pediatr. 2014 May-Jun;14(3):241-8. PubMed PMID: 24767777
  • Kempe A, Daley MF, Pyrzanowski J, Vogt T, Fang H, Rinehart DJ, Morgan N, Riis M, Rodgers S, McCormick E, Hammer A, Campagna EJ, Kile D, Dickinson M, Hambidge SJ, Shlay JC. School-located influenza vaccination with third-party billing: outcomes, cost, and reimbursement. Acad Pediatr. 2014 May-Jun;14(3):234-40. PubMed PMID: 24767776
  • Hurley LP, Bridges CB, Harpaz R, Allison MA, O'Leary ST, Crane LA, Brtnikova M, Stokley S, Beaty BL, Jimenez-Zambrano A, Ahmed F, Hales C, Kempe A. U.S. physicians' perspective of adult vaccine delivery. Ann Intern Med. 2014 Feb 4;160(3):161. PubMed PMID: 24658693
  • O'Leary ST, Allison MA, Lindley MC, Crane LA, Hurley LP, Brtnikova M, Beaty BL, Babbel CI, Jimenez-Zambrano A, Berman S, Kempe A. Vaccine financing from the perspective of primary care physicians. Pediatrics. 2014 Mar;133(3):367-74. PubMed PMID: 24567011
  • Daley MF, Kempe A, Pyrzanowski J, Vogt TM, Dickinson LM, Kile D, Fang H, Rinehart DJ, Shlay JC. School-located vaccination of adolescents with insurance billing: cost, reimbursement, and vaccination outcomes. J Adolesc Health. 2014 Mar;54(3):282-8. PubMed PMID: 24560036
  • Albright K, Saville A, Lockhart S, Widmer Racich K, Beaty B, Kempe A. Provider attitudes toward public-private collaboration to improve immunization reminder/recall: a mixed-methods study. Acad Pediatr. 2014 Jan-Feb;14(1):62-70. PubMed PMID: 24369870
  • Kedia S, Ginde AA, Grubenhoff JA, Kempe A, Hershey AD, Powers SW. Monthly variation of United States pediatric headache emergency department visits. Cephalalgia. 2013 Dec 11. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24335850
  • Gertsch E, Loharuka S, Wolter-Warmerdam K, Tong S, Kempe A, Kedia S. Intravenous magnesium as acute treatment for headaches: a pediatric case series. J Emerg Med. 2014 Feb;46(2):308-12. PubMed PMID: 24182946
  • Kedia S, Ginde AA, Grubenhoff JA, Kempe A, Hershey AD, Powers SW. Monthly variation of United States pediatric headache emergency department visits. Cephalalgia. 2013 Dec 11. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24335850
  • Bunik M, Talmi A, Stafford B, Beaty B, Kempe A, Dhepyasuwan N, Serwint JR. Integrating mental health services in primary care continuity clinics: a national CORNET study. Acad Pediatr. 2013 Nov-Dec;13(6):551-7. PubMed PMID: 24238682
  • Allison MA, Dunne EF, Markowitz LE, O'Leary ST, Crane LA, Hurley LP, Stokley S, Babbel CI, Brtnikova M, Beaty BL, Kempe A. HPV vaccination of boys in primary care practices. Acad Pediatr. 2013 Sep-Oct;13(5):466-74. PubMed PMID: 24011749
  • Albright K, Gechter K, Kempe A. Importance of mixed methods in pragmatic trials and dissemination and implementation research. Acad Pediatr. 2013 Sep-Oct;13(5):400-7. PubMed PMID: 24011744
  • Seewald L, Hurley L, Crane LA, Dong F, Stokley S, Daley MF, Barrow J, Babbel C, Dickinson LM, Kempe A. Things are not as bad as they seem: physicians' ability to predict their clinical practice when a new vaccine becomes available. Healthc Policy. 2013 May;8(4):71-85. PubMed PMID: 23968639
  • Barnard JG, Albright K, Morrato EH, Nowels CT, Benefield EM, Hadley-Miller NA, Kempe A, Erickson MA. Paediatric spinal fusion surgery and the transition to home-based care: provider expectations and carer experiences. Health Soc Care Community. 2013 Nov;21(6):634-43. PubMed PMID: 23647700
  • Pyrzanowski J, Curtis CR, Crane LA, Barrow J, Beaty B, Kempe A, Daley MF. Adolescents' perspectives on vaccination outside the traditional medical home: a survey of urban middle and high school students. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2013 Apr;52(4):329-37. PubMed PMID: 23406720
  • O'Leary ST, Allison MA, Stokley S, Crane LA, Hurley LP, Beaty B, Kempe A. Physicians' confidence in vaccine safety studies. Prev Med. 2013 Mar;56(3-4):231-3. PubMed PMID: 23333206
  • O'Leary ST, Parashar UD, Crane LA, Allison MA, Stokley S, Beaty BL, Brtnikova M, Hurley LP, Kempe A. Adoption of rotavirus vaccine by U.S. physicians: progress and challenges. Am J Prev Med. 2013 Jan;44(1):56-62. PubMed PMID: 23253650
  • Kempe A, Saville A, Dickinson LM, Eisert S, Reynolds J, Herrero D, Beaty B, Albright K, Dibert E, Koehler V, Lockhart S, Calonge N. Population-Based Versus Practice-Based Recall for Childhood Immunizations: A Randomized Controlled Comparative Effectiveness Trial. Am J Public Health. 2012 Dec 13. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23237154
  • Erickson MA, Morrato EH, Campagna EJ, Elise B, Miller NH, Kempe A. Variability in spinal surgery outcomes among children's hospitals in the United States. J Pediatr Orthop. 2013 Jan;33(1):80-90. PubMed PMID: 23232385
  • Kempe A, Saville A, Dickinson LM, Eisert S, Reynolds J, Herrero D, Beaty B, Albright K, Dibert E, Koehler V, Lockhart S, Calonge N. Population-Based Versus Practice-Based Recall for Childhood Immunizations: A Randomized Controlled Comparative Effectiveness Trial. Am J Public Health. 2012 Dec 13. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23237154
  • Main DS, Felzien MC, Magid DJ, Calonge BN, O'Brien RA, Kempe A, Nearing K. A community translational research pilot grants program to facilitate community--academic partnerships: lessons from Colorado's clinical translational science awards. Prog Community Health Partnersh. 2012 Fall;6(3):381-7. PubMed PMID: 22982851
  • Fox D, Barnard J, Campagna EJ, Dickinson LM, Bruny J, Kempe A. Fundoplication and the pediatric surgeon: implications for shared decision-making and the medical home. Acad Pediatr. 2012 Nov-Dec;12(6):558-66. PubMed PMID: 22981670
  • Kelminson K, Saville A, Seewald L, Stokley S, Dickinson LM, Daley MF, Suh C, Kempe A. Parental views of school-located delivery of adolescent vaccines. J Adolesc Health. 2012 Aug;51(2):190-6. PubMed PMID: 22824451
  • Suh CA, Saville A, Daley MF, Glazner JE, Barrow J, Stokley S, Dong F, Beaty B, Dickinson LM, Kempe A. Effectiveness and net cost of reminder/recall for adolescent immunizations. Pediatrics. 2012 Jun;129(6):e1437-45. PubMed PMID: 22566415
  • Kempe A, Barrow J, Stokley S, Saville A, Glazner JE, Suh C, Federico S, Abrams L, Seewald L, Beaty B, Daley MF, Dickinson LM. Effectiveness and cost of immunization recall at school-based health centers. Pediatrics. 2012 Jun;129(6):e1446-52. PubMed PMID: 22566414
  • O'Leary ST, Stokley S, Crane LA, Allison MA, Hurley LP, Wortley P, Babbel CI, Beaty BL, Gahm C, Kempe A. Influenza vaccination in the 2009-2010 pandemic season: the experience of primary care physicians. Prev Med. 2012 Jul;55(1):68-71. PubMed PMID: 22561030
  • Sømme S, Bronsert M, Kempe A, Morrato EH, Ziegler M. Alignment of training curriculum and surgical practice: implications for competency, manpower, and practice modeling. Eur J Pediatr Surg. 2012 Feb;22(1):74-9. PubMed PMID: 22434230
  • O'Leary ST, Crane LA, Wortley P, Daley MF, Hurley LP, Dong F, Stokley S, Babbel CI, Seewald L, Gahm C, Dickinson LM, Kempe A. Adherence to expanded influenza immunization recommendations among primary care providers. J Pediatr. 2012 Mar;160(3):480-486.e1. PubMed PMID: 22019072
  • Kempe A, Wortley P, O'Leary S, Crane LA, Daley MF, Stokley S, Babbel C, Dong F, Beaty B, Seewald L, Suh C, Dickinson LM. Pediatricians' attitudes about collaborations with other community vaccinators in the delivery of seasonal influenza vaccine. Acad Pediatr. 2012 Jan-Feb;12(1):26-35. PubMed PMID: 21900066
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Practice Locations

Children's Hospital Colorado
13123 East 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-777-1234

Children's Hospital Colorado Child Health Clinic
13100 E Colfax Ave
Suite 300
Aurora, CO 80045
720-777-2740

Hospital Affiliation
  • Children's Hospital Colorado

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Pediatrics, Board Certification (1992)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Primary Care

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine (1980)
Fellowships:
  • Strong Memorial Hospital of the University of Rochester Program, Pediatrics (1986)
Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-General Pediatrics
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