Jane N. Bolin, BSN, JD, PhD

Jane N. Bolin, BSN, JD, PhD

Professor/Director of the 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

  • PhD 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

  • Akinlotan, MA, Weston, C., Bolin, JN, (2018), Individual and county-level predictors of cervical cancer screening: a multi-level analysis, Public Health, Vol. 160, pgs 1 – 9. https://doi.org/10-1016j.puhe.201802.026
  • Towne SD Jr, Bolin J, Ferdinand A, Nicklett EJ, Smith ML, Ory MG. (2017). Assessing Diabetes and Factors Associated with Foregoing Medical Care among Persons with Diabetes: Disparities Facing American Indian/Alaska Native, Black, Hispanic, Low Income, and Southern Adults in the U.S. (2011–2015). International Journal of Environmental Research & Public Health. 2017, 14(5), 464; doi:10.3390/ijerph14050464  Available at: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28445431
  • Towne SD Jr, Callaghan TH, Cai Y, Smith ML, Ferdinand AO, Ory MG, Bolin JN. (2017). Regional, rural, and sociodemographic inequities in exposure to diabetes education and diabetes-related clinical preventative measures in the US (2011-2015). (Submitted August 2017: Health Services Research).
  • Towne SD Jr, Bolin J, Ferdinand A, Nicklett EJ, Smith ML, Callaghan TH, Ory MG. (2017). Diabetes and Forgone Medical Care due to Cost in the US (2011-2015): Individual-level & placed-based disparities. Policy Brief. Southwest Rural Health Research Center. Available at: https://www.ruralhealthresearch.org/centers/southwest
  • Kash, B., Bolin, J. Shaffer, M., Pop, E., Ogden, P.E. (2017), Exploring Future Models of Primary Care for Texas, Journal of Innovation Science, In Press.
  • Akinlotan MA, Bolin JN, Helduser JW, Ojinnaka C O, Lichorad A, McClellan DA. Cervical cancer screening barriers and risk factor knowledge among uninsured women. Journal of Community Health. Jan 20, 2017. DOI: 10.1007/s10900-017-0316-9. (Accepted 1-16-2017, available online).
  • McMaughan DK, Huber JC, Forjuoh SN, Vuong AM, Helduser J, Ory MG, Bolin JN. Physician recommendation of diabetes clinical protocols. Hospital Topics. 2016; 94(1):15-21. [PMID: 26980203]
  • Ojinnaka CO, Luo W, Ory MG, McMaughan D, Bolin JN. Disparities in Surgical Treatment of Early-Stage Breast Cancer Among Female Residents of Texas: The Role of Racial Residential Segregation. Clinical Breast Cancer. 2016 Oct 19.  [PMID: 27889438].
  • Ojinnaka CO, McClellan DA, Weston C, Pekarek K, Helduser JW, Bolin JN. Determinants of HPV vaccine awareness and healthcare providers’ discussion of HPV vaccine among females. Preventive Medicine Reports 5:257-262. (MS # PMEDR-16-168R1, accepted 1-24-2017, published)
  • Edwardson Nicholas, Bolin Jane N., McClellan David A., Nash Philip P., Helduser Janet W., The cost-effectiveness of training US primary care physicians to conduct colorectal cancer screening in family medicine residency programs, Preventive Medicine (2016), doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2016.02.007.
  • Ojinnaka CO, Bolin JN, McClellan DA, Helduser JW, Nash PN, Ory MG. The role of health literacy and communication habits on previous colorectal cancer screening among low-income and uninsured patients. Preventive Medicine Reports 2015; 2; 158-163
  • 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