Possibilities Project Publications



Brian P. Jenssen, Mary Kate Kelly, Maura Powell, Zoe Bouchelle, Stephanie L. Mayne and Alexander G. Fiks Pediatrics May 2021, 147 (5) e2021050123; DOI: https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2021-050123.

Stephanie L. Mayne, Chloe Hannan, Molly Davis, Jami F. Young, Mary Kate Kelly, Maura Powell, George Dalembert, Katie E. McPeak, Brian P. Jenssen and Alexander G. Fiks Pediatrics August 2021, e2021051507; DOI: https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2021-051507.

George Dalembert, MD, MSHP, Alexander G. Fiks, MD, MSCE, Graham O’Neill, Roy Rosin, MBA & Brian P. Jenssen, MD, MSHP. Impacting Poverty with Medical Financial Partnerships Focused on Tax Incentives. NEJM Catalyst Innovations in Care Delivery 2021; 04 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1056/CAT.20.0594.


Kenyon C, McPeak K, Fiks A.  Improving Child Health Care Outcomes Through Social Needs Intervention- A Signal.  JAMA Network Open. Published online June 1, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.6456

Dalembert, George. Here are two income tax credits you may be eligible for and where to find free tax advice. July 15 is the deadline for Pa. and federal income tax returns. The Philadelphia Inquirer, May 8, 2020. 

Rubin D, White E, Bailer A, Gregory EF. Roles of registered nurses in pediatric preventive care delivery: A pilot study on between-office variation and within-office role overlap. Journal of Pediatric Nursing. In press.


Palakshappa D, Strane D, Griffis H, Fiks AG: Determining Food Insecure Families' Resource Access with Health System and Public Data. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2019;30(1):265-279. doi: 10.1353/hpu.2019.0020.

Williamson AA, Meltzer LJ, Fiks AG. A Stimulus Package to Address America's Pediatric Sleep Debt Crisis. JAMA Pediatr. 2019 Dec 20. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2019.4806. [Epub ahead of print]

Mitchell JA, Williamson A, Fiks AG. Targeting Sleep Duration and Timing for Prevention of Adolescent Obesity. JAMA Pediatr. Published online September 16, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2019.3080

Thayer JG, Miller JM, Fiks AG, Tague L, Grundmeier RW: Assessing the Safety of Custom Web-Based Clinical Decision Support Systems in Electronic Health Records: A Case Study. Appl Clin Inform. 2019 Mar;10(2):237-246. doi: 10.1055/s-0039-1683985. Epub 2019 Apr 3.

Mayne SL, Hicken MT, Merkin SS, Seeman TE, Kershaw KN, Do DP, Hajat A, Diez Roux AV. Neighbourhood racial/ethnic residential segregation and cardiometabolic risk: the Multiethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 73(1): 26-33, January 2019.


Fiks AG, Friesen R, Biggs L: Consumerism, Innovation, and the Future of Pediatric Primary Care: An Alternative Response - Letter in Reply. JAMA Pediatrics December 2018 [E-pub ahead of print].

Mayne SL, Yellayi D, Pool LR, Grobman WA, Kershaw KN. Racial residential segregation and hypertensive disorder of pregnancy among women in Chicago: analysis of electronic health record data. American Journal of Hypertension 31(11): 1221-1227, October 2018.

Kallem S, Gruver RS, Virudachalam S, Fiks AG: Mothers' Facebook Posts about Infant Health: Findings from the Grow2Gether Study. BMC Pediatrics 18(1), October 2018.

Mayne SL, Moore KA, Powell-Wiley TM, Evenson KR, Block R, Kershaw KN. Longitudinal associations of neighborhood crime and perceived safety with blood pressure: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA). American Journal of Hypertension 31(9): 1024-1032, August 2018.

Mayne SL, Jose A, Mo A, Vo L, Rachapalli S, Ali H, Davis J, Kershaw KN. Neighborhood Disorder and Obesity-Related Outcomes among Women in Chicago. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 15(7): E1395, July 2018.

Michel JJ, Mayne S, Grundmeier RW, Guevara JP, Blum NJ, Power TJ, Coffin E, Miller JM, Fiks AG: Sharing of ADHD Information Between Parents and Teachers Using an EHR-Linked Application. Applied Clinical Informatics 9(4): 892-904, December 2018 Notes: doi: 10.1055/s-0038-1676087.

Power TJ, Mouton JA, Blum NJ, Fiks AG, Guevara JP: Integrated Behavioral Health: Coordinating Psychosocial and Pharmacological Interventions Across Family, School, and Health Systems. School Psychopharmacology: Translating research into practice. J. S. Carlson & J. A. Barterian  (eds.). New York: Springer. In press.



Kelly MK, Powell M, Lawton G, Luberti A, Gilbert S, Biggs L, Fiks AG: Implementing a Scribe Pilot in CHOP Primary Care. Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Quality and Safety Day, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. May 2019.

Behin T, Merceir S, Nekrasova E, Powell M, Srodes D, Mayne S, Kelly MK, Biggs L, Fiks AG: Expedited Acute Pediatric Primary Care Visits in an Urban, High Volume Practice. Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland. April 2019


Fiks AG: What Health Information Technology Can (and Can't) Do for Pediatric Care. Children's Specialized Hospital Distinguished Lecture, New Brunswick, New Jersey. October 2018.

Fiks AG: Health Care Coverage, Access and Quality. Panelist at the PolicyLab 10th Anniversary Symposium, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. October 2018.

Fiks AG: Building a Research Network to Meet the Needs of Clinicians, Researchers and Families. Keynote Speaker, Stanford University PCHA-UHA Research & Learning Collaborative Conference, Practice-Based Research through the Life Course, Palo Alto, California. June 2018.

Fiks AG: Pediatric Research in Office Settings (PROS): Precision Primary Care. Invited Science Speaker, Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting, Toronto, Canada. May 2018.

Powell M, Kelly MK, Wolyniec C, Hauben K, Biggs L, Fiks A: Increasing Online Patient Portal Utilization at a Pediatric Primary Care Clinic. Institute for Healthcare Improvement Summit on Improving Patient Care, San Diego, California. April 2018.