Jane N. Bolin, B.S.N., J.D., Ph.D.

Jane N. Bolin, B.S.N., J.D., Ph.D.

Professor/Director of Southwest Rural Health Research Center

Health Policy & Management
212 Adriance Lab Rd.
1266 TAMU
College Station, TX   77843-1266

Phone: 979-436-9468
JBolin@tamhsc.edu

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Research Interests

Education and Post-Graduate Training

  • Ph.D. Health Services Research, The Pennsylvania State University- 2002
  • Doctor of Jurisprudence, Law, University of Oregon- 1982
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Oregon Health & Sciences University- 1978

Recent Publications

  • McClellan DA, Ojinnaka CO, Pope R, Simmons J, Fuller K, Richardson A, Helduser JW, Nash P, Ory M, Bolin J. Expanding Access to Colorectal Cancer Screening: Benchmarking Quality Indicators in a Primary Care Colonoscopy Program. Journal of American Board of Family Medicine (Vol. 28, No. 6 713-721). Doi: 10.3122/jabfm.2015.06140342
  • Bolin, JN, Bellamy, GR, Ferdinand, AO, Vuong, AM, Kash, BA, Schulze, A, Helduser, JW, (2015), Rural Healthy People 2020: New Decade, Same Challenges. J Rural Health 31: (4) 1– 7. Doi: 10.1111/jrh.12116
  • Forjuoh, SN, Helduser, JW, Bolin, JN, Ory, MG; (2015). Challenges associated with multi-institutional multi-site clinical trial collaborations: Lessons from a diabetes self-management interventions study in primary care. J. Clin. Trials 5:3, 1-6
  • http://dx.doi.org/10.4172/2167-0870.1000219 doi:10.4172/2167-0870.1000219
  • Ojinnaka, CO, Choi, Y., Kum, HC, Bolin JN, (2015). Predictors of colorectal cancer screening: Does rurality play a role? J Rural Health Jan 19. doi: 10.1111/jrh.12104. PMID: 25599819.
  • Johnson, CE, Bush, RL, Harman, J, Bolin, J, Evans Hudnall, G, Nguyen AM; (2015), Variation in utilization of health care services for rural VA enrollees with mental health-related diagnoses, J Rural Health. 2015 Jan 19. doi: 10.1111/jrh.12105. PMID: 25599892
  • Ojinnaka, C., Vuong, A., Helduser, J., Nash, P., Ory, MG, McClellan, DA, Bolin, JN, (August 6, 2014), Determinants of Variations in Self-reported Barriers to Colonoscopy Among Uninsured Patients in a Primary Care Setting, J. Community Health, PMID DOI 10.1007/s10900-014-9925-8
  • Adepoju OE, Bolin JN, Phillips CD, Zhao H, Ohsfeldt RL, McMaughan DK, Helduser JW, Forjuoh SN. Effects of diabetes self-management programs on time-to-hospitalization among patients with type 2 diabetes: A survival analysis model. Patient Educ Couns 2014.
  • Forjuoh, S. N., Bolin, J. N., Huber, JC, Vuong, A. M., Adepoju, O., Helduser, J. W., Begaye, DS, Robertson, A., McMaughan, D. K., Bonner, T.J., McLeroy, KR, & Ory, M. G. (2014). Behavioral and technological interventions targeting glycemic control in a racially/ethnically diverse population: a randomized controlled trial. BMC Public Health 14:71 . PMID: 24450992].
  • Ory, M, Bolin, J. Lopez-Arenas, A, (2014); Implementation of a diabetes education kiosk in a low-income clinical setting: a community implementation process. Diabetes Spectrum, (4): 281-288, November doi 10:2337/diaspect 27.4.281; PMID: PMID: 25647051;PMCID:PMC4231934
  • Forjuoh, S. N., Bolin, J. N., Vuong, A. M., Helduser, J. W., McMaughan, D. K., & Ory, M. G. (2014). Primary care physicians’ perceptions of diabetes treatment protocols. Tex Med, 110(1), e1. PMID: 24395516.
  • Appiah B, Hong Y, Ory MG, Helduser JW, Begaye D, Bolin JN, Forjuoh SN. Challenges and opportunities for implementing diabetes self-management guidelines. J Am Board Fam Med 2013; 26(1): 90-92. [
  • Adepoju OE, Bolin JN, Phillips CD, Zhao H, Ohsfeldt RL. Can chronic disease management programs for patients with type 2 diabetes reduce productivity-related indirect costs of the disease? Evidence from a randomized controlled trial. (2013) Pop Health Manag.
  • Bolin, J. Ory, M., Wilson, M. Salge, L., Diabetes Education Kiosks in a Latino Community, Diabetes Educator, Volume 39 Issue 2 April 2013 pp. 204 - 212. 10.1177/0145721713476346.
  • Helduser, JW, Bolin, JN, Vuong, AM, Moudouni, DM, Begaye, DS, Huber, JC, Ory, MG, Forjuoh, SN, (2013). Factors associated with successful completion of the chronic disease self-management program by adults with type 2 diabetes; Fam. Community Health, Vol. 36, No. 2, 1 – 11.
  • Appiah, B, Hong, Y., Ory, M., Helduser, J., Begaye, D., Bolin, J., Forjuoh, SF., (Jan.- Feb. 2013). Challenges and Opportunities for Implementing Diabetes Self-Management Guidelines, Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine, Vol. 26 (1) 90-92
  • Vuong, A.M., Huber Jr., J. C., Bolin, J. N., Ory, M. G., Moudouni, D. M., Helduser, J., Begaye, D., Bonner, T. J., & Forjuoh, S. N. (2012). Factors affecting acceptability and usability of technological approaches to diabetes self-management: a case study. Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics, 14(12), 1-5. PMID: 23013155.
  • Tai-Seale, M., Bolin, JN, Bao, X., Street, R., (2011) Management of chronic pain among older patients: Inside primary care in the US. Eur J Pain. doi: 10.1016/j.ejpain.2011.06.012. PMID21784680
  • Bolin, JN, Gamm, LD, Vest, J, Edwardson, N., Miller, (2011) T; Patient-Centered Medical Homes: Will Healthcare Reform Provide New Options for Rural Communities and Providers? Family & Community Health, Vol. 34No. 293-101.
  • Bolin, JN, Ory MG, Wilson AD, Salge L, Wilson M. (2011). Dissemination of a Low-Literacy Diabetes Education Kiosk Tool in South Texas to Address Diabetes Health Disparities. TPHA Journal Vol. 63 No. 1 12-15
  • Bellamy, G. Bolin, JN, Gamm, LD, (2011) T;Rural Healthy People 201, 2020 and Beyond: The need goes on? Family & Community Health, Vol. 34 No. 2 182-188.
  • Mier N, Ory M, Zhan D, Villarreal E, Alen M, Bolin J. Ethnic and health correlates of diabetes-related amputations at the Texas-Mexico border. Revista Panamericana de Salud; 28:214-220.
  • Forjuoh SN, Huber C, Bolin JN, Patil SP, Gupta M, Helduser JW, Holleman S, Ory MG. Provision of counseling on diabetes self-management: Are there any age disparities? Patient Education and Counseling (in press).
  • Forjuoh SN, Bolin JN, Gupta M, Huber C, Helduser JW, Holleman S, Robertson A, Ory MG. Disparities in diabetes management by race/ethnicity in a primary care clinic in Central Texas. Texas Medicine November 2010.
  • Vest JR, Bolin JN, Miller TR, Gamm LD, Siegrist TE, and Martinez LE. Medical Homes: Where You Stand on Definitions Depends on Where You Sit. Medical Care Research & Review. Aug;67(4):393-411. Epub 2010 May 6.
  • Bolin, J. Ory, M., Wilson, M. Salge, L., Diabetes Education Kiosks in a Latino Community, Diabetes Educator, Volume 39 Issue 2 April 2013 pp. 204 - 212. 10.1177/0145721713476346. 
  • Helduser, JW, Bolin, JN, Vuong, AM, Moudouni, DM, Begaye, DS, Huber, JC, Ory, MG, Forjuoh, SN, (2013). Factors associated with successful completion of the chronic disease self-management program by adults with type 2 diabetes; Fam Community Health, Vol 36, No. 2, 1 – 11. 
  • Appiah, B, Hong, Y., Ory, M., Helduser, J., Begaye, D., Bolin, J., Forjuoh, SF., (Jan.- Feb. 2013). Challenges and Opportunities for Implementing Diabetes Self-Management Guidelines, Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine, Vol. 26 (1) 90-92. 
  • Vuong, A.M., Huber Jr., J. C., Bolin, J. N., Ory, M. G., Moudouni, D. M., Helduser, J., Begaye, D., Bonner, T. J., & Forjuoh, S. N. (2012). Factors affecting acceptability and usability of technological approaches to diabetes self-management: a case study. Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics, 14(12), 1-5. PMID: 23013155. 
  • Tai-Seale, M., Bolin, JN, Bao, X., Street, R., (2011) Management of chronic pain among older patients: Inside primary care in the US. Eur J Pain. doi: 10.1016/j.ejpain.2011.06.012. PMID21784680. 
  • Bolin, JN, Gamm, LD, Vest, J, Edwardson, N., Miller, (2011) T; Patient-Centered Medical Homes: Will Healthcare Reform Provide New Options for Rural Communities and Providers? Family & Community Health, Vol. 34No. 293-101. 
  • Bolin, JN, Ory MG, Wilson AD, Salge L, Wilson M. (2011). Dissemination of a Low-Literacy Diabetes Education Kiosk Tool in South Texas to Address Diabetes Health Disparities. TPHA Journal Vol. 63 No. 1 12-15. 
  • Bellamy, G. Bolin, JN, Gamm, LD, (2011) T;Rural Healthy People 201, 2020 and Beyond: The need goes on? Family & Community Health, Vol. 34 No. 2 182-188. 
  • Mier N, Ory M, Zhan D, Villarreal E, Alen M, Bolin J. Ethnic and health correlates of diabetes-related amputations at the Texas-Mexico border. Revista Panamericana de Salud; 28:214-220. 
  • Forjuoh SN, Huber C, Bolin JN, Patil SP, Gupta M, Helduser JW, Holleman S, Ory MG. Provision of counseling on diabetes self-management:  Are there any age disparities? Patient Education and Counseling (in press). 
  • Forjuoh SN, Bolin JN, Gupta M, Huber C, Helduser JW, Holleman S, Robertson A, Ory MG.  Disparities in diabetes management by race/ethnicity in a primary care clinic in Central Texas.  Texas Medicine November 2010. 
  • Vest JR, Bolin JN, Miller TR, Gamm LD, Siegrist TE, and Martinez LE. Medical Homes: Where You Stand on Definitions Depends on Where You Sit. Medical Care Research & Review. Aug;67(4):393-411. Epub 2010 May 6. 
  • Ory, M, Conklin, M., Bolin, J., Prochaska, J., Zhan, D., Burdine, J., Meir, N., (2009) Socio-demographic and health care characteristics of Colonia residents: The role of life stage in predicting health risks and diabetes status in a disadvantaged Hispanic population, Ethnicity & Disease, (In press). [PMID 19769010]. 
  • Bolin, JN, Mechler, K., Holcomb, J., Williams, J., (2008). An alternative strategy for resolving ethical dilemmas in rural healthcare. American Journal of Bioethics, 8(4) 1 – 3. 
  • Resnick, B., Ory, MG, Hora, K, Rogers, ME, Page, P, Bolin, JN, Lyle, RM, Sipe C., Chodzko-Zajko, W., Bazzarre, TL, (2008). A proposal for a new screening paradigm and tool called Exercise Assessment and Screening for You (EASY), J. Aging Phys Act. Apr; 16(2) 215-33. [PMID 18483443]. 
  • Bolin, JN, Fulton, D., Hora, K.L. Martinez, L.E., Prochaska, J.D., Ory, M., (2007).CBPR approaches to diabetes education in rural areas:  Use of a touch screen computer-assisted diabetes self-management education. Texas Public Health Association Journal, Vol. 59 (2) 28 - 32. 
  • Bolin, JN, Ory, M., (2007). Community Based Participatory Research (CBPR):  How communities in Texas can improve health through CBPR. Texas Public Health Association Journal, Vol. 59 (1) 6 - 9. 
  • Gamm, L.D., Kash, B., Bolin, J.N. Organizational Technologies for Transforming Care: Measures and Strategies for Pursuit of IOM Quality Aims. (2007) Journal of Ambulatory Care Management, Vol. 30 (1) 291 - 301. 
  • Shipp, E. M., Cooper, S. P., del Junco, D. J., & Bolin, J. N. (2007). Pesticide safety training among Farm worker adolescents from Starr County, Texas. Journal of Agricultural Safety and Health 13 (3) 311-321. 
  • Bolin, J., (Winter 2007) How well are we doing addressing disability in America?  Examining the status of adults with chronic disabling conditions, 1995 and 2005. Journal of Health and Human Services Administration.Vol. 30:3 306 - 326. 
  • Bolin, J., (2006) Pernicious encroachment into end-of-life decision making:  Federal intervention in palliative pain treatment. American Journal of Bioethics. 6 (5) 34 – 36. 
  • Bolin, J., (2006) Strategies for incorporating professional ethics education in graduate medical programs. American Journal of Bioethics 6 (4) 35 - 36