Sarah Brewer, PhD, MPA
Assistant Professor, Family Medicine

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Graduate Schools :
  • MPA, University of Colorado Denver (2011)
  • Other, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center (2014)
  • PhD, University of Colorado Denver (2019)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, University of Denver (CO) (2008)
Department: Family Medicine

Professional Titles

  • Director, ACCORDS Education Program
  • Methodologist, ACCORDS Qualitative and Mixed Methods Core
  • Associate Director, Colorado Children’s Outcomes Network (COCONet)

Publications

  • Szefler SJ, Cicutto L, Brewer SE, Gleason M, McFarlane A, DeCamp LR, Brinton JT, Huebschmann AG. Applying dissemination and implementation research methods to translate a school-based asthma program. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2022 Sep;150(3):535-548. PubMed PMID: 35569568
  • Brewer SE, Scandlyn J. Engaging diverse community members to enhance analysis and interpretation: processing qualitative interview data. Fam Med Community Health. 2022 Feb;10(1). PubMed PMID: 35210314
  • Omer SB, O'Leary ST, Bednarczyk RA, Ellingson MK, Spina CI, Dudley MZ, Chamberlain AT, Limaye RJ, Brewer SE, Frew PM, Malik FA, Orenstein W, Halsey N, Ault K, Salmon DA. Multi-tiered intervention to increase maternal immunization coverage: A randomized, controlled trial. Vaccine. 2022 Aug 12;40(34):4955-4963. PubMed PMID: 35817646
  • Omer SB, O'Leary ST, Bednarczyk RA, Ellingson MK, Spina CI, Dudley MZ, Chamberlain AT, Limaye RJ, Brewer SE, Frew PM, Malik FA, Orenstein W, Halsey N, Ault K, Salmon DA. Multi-tiered intervention to increase maternal immunization coverage: A randomized, controlled trial. Vaccine. 2022 Aug 12;40(34):4955-4963. PubMed PMID: 35817646
  • Szefler SJ, Cicutto L, Brewer SE, Gleason M, McFarlane A, DeCamp LR, Brinton JT, Huebschmann AG. Applying dissemination and implementation research methods to translate a school-based asthma program. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2022 Sep;150(3):535-548. PubMed PMID: 35569568
  • Brewer SE, Scandlyn J. Engaging diverse community members to enhance analysis and interpretation: processing qualitative interview data. Fam Med Community Health. 2022 Feb;10(1). PubMed PMID: 35210314
  • Cataldi JR, Brewer SE, Perreira C, Furniss A, Nederveld A, Suresh K, Williams C, O'Leary ST, Dempsey AF. Rural Adolescent Immunization: Delivery Practices and Barriers to Uptake. J Am Board Fam Med. 2021 Sep-Oct;34(5):937-949. PubMed PMID: 34535519
  • Dudley MZ, Limaye RJ, Salmon DA, Omer SB, O'Leary ST, Ellingson MK, Spina CI, Brewer SE, Bednarczyk RA, Malik F, Frew PM, Chamberlain AT. Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Maternal Vaccine Knowledge, Attitudes, and Intentions. Public Health Rep. 2021 Nov-Dec;136(6):699-709. PubMed PMID: 33508208
  • Brewer SE. Patterns of Primary Care Use Among Young Adult Refugees Resettled in Colorado. J Immigr Minor Health. 2021 Dec;23(6):1249-1258. PubMed PMID: 33095323
  • Brewer SE, Nicotera N. (2021) The protective effects of pre-collegiate civic engagement on college alcohol use and well-being. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction. DOI: 10.1007/s11469-021-00583-2
  • Brewer SE, Nederveld A, Simpson M. Engaging Communities in Preventing Human Papillomavirus-Related Cancers: Two Boot Camp Translations, Colorado, 2017-2018. Prev Chronic Dis. 2020 Jan 2;17:E02. PubMed PMID: 31895672
  • Brewer SE, Nederveld A, Simpson M. Engaging Communities in Preventing Human Papillomavirus-Related Cancers: Two Boot Camp Translations, Colorado, 2017-2018. Prev Chronic Dis. 2020 Jan 2;17:E02. PubMed PMID: 31895672
  • Dudley MZ, Limaye RJ, Omer SB, O'Leary ST, Ellingson MK, Spina CI, Brewer SE, Chamberlain AT, Bednarczyk RA, Malik F, Frew PM, Salmon DA. Characterizing the vaccine knowledge, attitudes, beliefs, and intentions of pregnant women in Georgia and Colorado. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2020 May 3;16(5):1109-1117. PubMed PMID: 32078395
  • Dudley MZ, Limaye RJ, Omer SB, O'Leary ST, Ellingson MK, Spina CI, Brewer SE, Chamberlain AT, Bednarczyk RA, Malik F, Frew PM, Salmon DA. Factors associated with referring close contacts to an app with individually-tailored vaccine information. Vaccine. 2020 Mar 17;38(13):2827-2832. PubMed PMID: 32098739
  • Dempsey A, Kwan BM, Wagner NM, Pyrzanowski J, Brewer SE, Sevick C, Narwaney K, Resnicow K, Glanz J. A Values-Tailored Web-Based Intervention for New Mothers to Increase Infant Vaccine Uptake: Development and Qualitative Study. J Med Internet Res. 2020 Mar 5;22(3):e15800. PubMed PMID: 32134394
  • Dempsey AF, Pyrzanowski J, Campbell J, Brewer S, Sevick C, O'Leary ST. Cost and reimbursement of providing routine vaccines in outpatient obstetrician/gynecologist settings. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2020 Mar 13. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 32179023
  • Dudley MZ, Limaye RJ, Salmon DA, Omer SB, O'Leary ST, Ellingson MK, Spina CI, Brewer SE, Bednarczyk RA, Malik F, Frew PM, Chamberlain AT. Latent Class Analysis of Maternal Vaccine Attitudes and Beliefs. Health Educ Behav. 2020 Jul 8;:1090198120939491. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 32639167
  • Puma J, Brewer SE, Stein P. Factors supporting Refugees’ Integration in the U.S. ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 2020; 690(1):82-99. DOI: 10.1177/0002716220935830
  • Brewer SE, Cataldi JR, Fisher M, Glasgow RE, Garrett K, O'Leary ST. Motivational Interviewing for Maternal Immunisation (MI4MI) study: a protocol for an implementation study of a clinician vaccine communication intervention for prenatal care settings. BMJ Open. 2020 Nov 17;10(11):e040226. PubMed PMID: 33203635
  • Spina CI, Brewer SE, Ellingson MK, Chamberlain AT, Limaye RJ, Orenstein WA, Salmon DA, Omer SB, O'Leary ST. Adapting Center for Disease Control and Prevention's immunization quality improvement program to improve maternal vaccination uptake in obstetrics. Vaccine. 2020 Nov 25;38(50):7963-7969. PubMed PMID: 33121843
  • Brewer SE. Patterns of Primary Care Use Among Young Adult Refugees Resettled in Colorado. J Immigr Minor Health. 2020 Oct 23. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 33095323
  • DeCamp M, Brewer SE, Dukhanin V. Patient, Public, Consumer, and Community Engagement: From Consucrat to Representative Comment on "The Rise of the Consucrat". Int J Health Policy Manag. 2020 Aug 15. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 32823377
  • Brewer SE, Simpson MJ, Rice JD, Skendaore A, O'Leary ST. Engaging practices and communities in the development of interventions to promote HPV vaccine uptake: a protocol for implementing Boot Camp Translation in the private practice setting. BMJ Open. 2020 Dec 12;10(12):e041685. PubMed PMID: 33310806
  • Veeh C, Nicotera N, Plassmeyer M, Brewer SE. (2019, in press). A Combined Measure of Civic Engagement for use among Emerging Adults. Journal of the Society for Social Work and Research.
  • Cataldi JR, Sevick C, Pyrzanowski J, Wagner N, Brewer SE, Narwaney KJ, Shoup JA, Resnicow K, Glanz J, Dempsey A, Kwan BM. Addressing personal parental values in decisions about childhood vaccination: Measure development. Vaccine. 2019 Sep 10;37(38):5688-5697. PubMed PMID: 31421930
  • Dempsey AF, Wagner N, Narwaney K, Pyrzanowski J, Kwan BM, Kraus C, Gleason K, Resnicow K, Sevick C, Cataldi J, Brewer SE, Glanz JM. 'Reducing Delays In Vaccination' (REDIVAC) trial: a protocol for a randomised controlled trial of a web-based, individually tailored, educational intervention to improve timeliness of infant vaccination. BMJ Open. 2019 May 22;9(5):e027968. PubMed PMID: 31122997
  • O'Leary ST, Pyrzanowski J, Brewer SE, Sevick C, Miriam Dickinson L, Dempsey AF. Effectiveness of a multimodal intervention to increase vaccination in obstetrics/gynecology settings. Vaccine. 2019 Jun 6;37(26):3409-3418. PubMed PMID: 31103367
  • Chamberlain AT, Limaye RJ, O'Leary ST, Frew PM, Brewer SE, Spina CI, Ellingson MK, Dudley MZ, Orenstein WA, Donnelly MA, Riley LE, Ault KA, Salmon DA, Omer SB. Development and acceptability of a video-based vaccine promotion tutorial for obstetric care providers. Vaccine. 2019 May 1;37(19):2532-2536. PubMed PMID: 30962093
  • Brewer SE, Crump NM, O'Leary ST. Patient-Centered Research Priorities: A Mixed-Methods Approach from the Colorado Children's Outcomes Network (COCONet). J Am Board Fam Med. 2019 Sep-Oct;32(5):674-684. PubMed PMID: 31506363
  • Fisher M, Brewer SE, Westfall JM, Simpson M, Zittleman L, O'Leary ST, Fernald DH, Nederveld A, Nease DE Jr. Strategies for Developing and Sustaining Patient and Community Advisory Groups: Lessons from the State Networks of Colorado Ambulatory Practices and Partners (SNOCAP) Consortium of Practice-Based Research Networks. J Am Board Fam Med. 2019 Sep-Oct;32(5):663-673. PubMed PMID: 31506362
  • Fisher M, Brewer SE, Fernald DH, Summers Holtrop J, Nederveld A, O'Leary ST, Simpson M, Westfall JM, Zittleman L, Nease DE Jr. Process for Setting Research Priorities: A Case Study from the State Networks of Colorado Ambulatory Practices and Partners (SNOCAP) Consortium. J Am Board Fam Med. 2019 Sep-Oct;32(5):655-662. PubMed PMID: 31506361
  • Salmon DA, Limaye RJ, Dudley MZ, Oloko OK, Church-Balin C, Ellingson MK, Spina CI, Brewer SE, Orenstein WA, Halsey NA, Chamberlain AT, Bednarczyk RA, Malik FA, Frew PM, O'Leary ST, Omer SB. MomsTalkShots: An individually tailored educational application for maternal and infant vaccines. Vaccine. 2019 Sep 7. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31506192
  • Cataldi JR, Sevick C, Pyrzanowski J, Wagner N, Brewer SE, Narwaney KJ, Shoup JA, Resnicow K, Glanz J, Dempsey A, Kwan BM. Addressing personal parental values in decisions about childhood vaccination: Measure development. Vaccine. 2019 Sep 10;37(38):5688-5697. PubMed PMID: 31421930
  • Brewer SE, Campagna EJ, Morrato EH. Advancing regulatory science and assessment of FDA REMS programs: A mixed-methods evaluation examining physician survey response. J Clin Transl Sci. 2019 Aug;3(4):199-209. PubMed PMID: 31660244
  • Brewer SE, Barnard J, Pyrzanowski J, O'Leary ST, Dempsey AF. Use of Electronic Health Records to Improve Maternal Vaccination. Womens Health Issues. 2019 Jul - Aug;29(4):341-348. PubMed PMID: 31186144
  • Brewer SE, Nicotera N, Veeh C, Laser-Maira JA. Predictors of positive development in first-year college students. J Am Coll Health. 2018 Feb 15;:1-12. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29447616
  • O'Leary ST, Brewer SE, Pyrzanowski J, Barnard J, Sevick C, Furniss A, Dempsey AF. Timing of Information-Seeking about Infant Vaccines. J Pediatr. 2018 Dec;203:125-130.e1. PubMed PMID: 30195554
  • Brewer SE, Nicotera N, Veeh C, Laser-Maira JA. Predictors of positive development in first-year college students. J Am Coll Health. 2018 Nov-Dec;66(8):720-730. PubMed PMID: 29447616
  • Harrison M, Thomas J, Pyrzanowski J, Brewer SE, O’Leary ST, Dempsey AF. (2017). Patient Perspectives of Gynecologists as Their Primary Provider of Routine Vaccinations. Clinical and Experimental Obstetrics and Gynecology.
  • Mazzoni S, Brewer S, Durfee J, Pyrzanowski J, Barnard J, Dempsey AF, O'Leary ST. Patient Perspectives of Obstetrician-Gynecologists as Primary Care Providers. J Reprod Med. 2017 Jan-Feb;62(1-2):3-8. PubMed PMID: 29999273
  • Barnard JG, Dempsey AF, Brewer SE, Pyrzanowski J, Mazzoni SE, O'Leary ST. Facilitators and barriers to the use of standing orders for vaccination in obstetrics and gynecology settings. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2017 Jan;216(1):69.e1-69.e7. PubMed PMID: 27687213
  • Mazzoni SE, Brewer SE, Pyrzanowski JL, Durfee MJ, Dickinson LM, Barnard JG, Dempsey AF, O'Leary ST. Effect of a multi-modal intervention on immunization rates in obstetrics and gynecology clinics. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2016 May;214(5):617.e1-7. PubMed PMID: 26627727
  • Morrato EH, Campagna EJ, Brewer SE, Dickinson LM, Thomas DS, Miller BF, Dearing J, Druss BG, Lindrooth RC. Metabolic Testing for Adults in a State Medicaid Program Receiving Antipsychotics: Remaining Barriers to Achieving Population Health Prevention Goals. JAMA Psychiatry. 2016 Jul 1;73(7):721-30. PubMed PMID: 27167755
  • Morrato EH, Brewer SE, Campagna EJ, Dickinson LM, Thomas DS, Druss BG, Miller BF, Newcomer JW, Lindrooth RC. Glucose Testing for Adults Receiving Medicaid and Antipsychotics: A Population-Based Prescriber Survey on Behaviors, Attitudes, and Barriers. Psychiatr Serv. 2016 Jul 1;67(7):798-802. PubMed PMID: 27032657
  • O'Leary ST, Pyrzanowski J, Brewer SE, Dickinson LM, Dempsey AF. Evidence-based vaccination strategies in obstetrics and gynecology settings: Current practices and methods for assessment. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2016 Apr 2;12(4):866-71. PubMed PMID: 26829978
  • Dempsey AF, Brewer SE, Sevick C, Pyrzanowski J, Mazzoni S, O'Leary ST. Tdap vaccine attitudes and utilization among pregnant women from a high-risk population. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2016 Apr 2;12(4):872-8. PubMed PMID: 26430729
  • O'Leary ST, Pyrzanowski J, Brewer SE, Barnard J, Beaty B, Donnelly M, Mazzoni S, Dempsey AF. Influenza and Pertussis Vaccination Among Pregnant Women and Their Infants' Close Contacts: Reported Practices and Attitudes. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2015 Nov;34(11):1244-9. PubMed PMID: 26322660
  • Dempsey AF, Brewer SE, Pyrzanowski J, Sevick C, O'leary ST. Acceptability of human papillomavirus vaccines among women older than 26 years. Vaccine. 2015 Mar 24;33(13):1556-61. PubMed PMID: 25701671
  • Dempsey AF, Pyrzanowski J, Brewer S, Barnard J, Sevick C, O'Leary ST. Acceptability of using standing orders to deliver human papillomavirus vaccines in the outpatient obstetrician/gynecologist setting. Vaccine. 2015 Apr 8;33(15):1773-9. PubMed PMID: 25731788
  • 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 Apr;169(4):365-73. PubMed PMID: 25706340
  • Dempsey AF, Pyrzanowski J, Donnelly M, Brewer S, Barnard J, Beaty BL, Mazzoni S, O'Leary ST. Acceptability of a hypothetical group B strep vaccine among pregnant and recently delivered women. Vaccine. 2014 May 1;32(21):2463-8. PubMed PMID: 24662708
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Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Family Medicine

General Information

Graduate Schools:
  • MPA, University of Colorado Denver (2011)
  • Other, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center (2014)
  • PhD, University of Colorado Denver (2019)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, University of Denver (CO) (2008)
Department: Family Medicine
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