Faculty Affiliates

Paul J. Barr, MSc, PhD

Associate Professor, The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice

Shared Decision Making; Technology Based Interventions; Measurement; Depression; Data Science


Paul J. Barr, MSc, PhD
Associate Professor, The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice

46 Centerra Parkway, Suite 300-301
, Lebanon, NH 03766



Selected Publications
  • Barr PJ, Bonasia K, Verma K, Dannenberg MD, Yi C, Andrews E, Palm M, Cavanaugh KL, Masel M, Durand MA. Audio-/videorecording clinic visits for patient's personal use in the United States: Cross-sectional survey. J Med Internet Res. 2018 Sep 12;20(9):e11308. doi: 10.2196/11308. PMID: 30209029; PMCID: PMC6231772.
  • Elwyn G, Barr PJ, Piper S. Digital clinical encounters. BMJ. 2018 May 14;361:k2061. doi: 10.1136/bmj.k2061. Erratum in: BMJ. 2018 May 23;361:k2294. PMID: 29760149.
  • Elwyn G, Barr PJ, Castaldo M. Can patients make recordings of medical encounters?: What does the law say? JAMA. 2017 Aug 8;318(6):513-514. doi: 10.1001/jama.2017.7511. PMID: 28692707.
  • Barr PJ, Dannenberg MD, Ganoe CH, Haslett W, Faill R, Hassanpour S, Das A, Arend R, Masel MC, Piper S, Reicher H, Ryan J, Elwyn G. Sharing annotated audio recordings of clinic visits with patients-development of the Open Recording Automated Logging System (ORALS): Study protocol. JMIR Res Protoc. 2017 Jul 6;6(7):e121. doi: 10.2196/resprot.7735. PMID: 28684387; PMCID: PMC5519830.
  • Scholl I, Barr PJ. Incorporating shared decision making in mental health care requires translating knowledge from implementation science. World Psychiatry. 2017 Jun;16(2):160-161. doi: 10.1002/wps.20418. PMID: 28498597; PMCID: PMC5428170.
  • Barr PJ, Forcino RC, Mishra M, Blitzer R, Elwyn G. Competing priorities in treatment decision-making: A US national survey of individuals with depression and clinicians who treat depression. BMJ Open. 2016 Jan 8;6(1):e009585. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2015-009585. PMID: 26747036; PMCID: PMC4716198.
  • Barr PJ, Scholl I, Bravo P, Faber MJ, Elwyn G, McAllister M. Assessment of patient empowerment--A systematic review of measures. PLoS One. 2015 May 13;10(5):e0126553. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0126553. PMID: 25970618; PMCID: PMC4430483.
  • Walsh T, Barr PJ, Thompson R, Ozanne E, O'Neill C, Elwyn G. Undetermined impact of patient decision support interventions on healthcare costs and savings: Systematic review. BMJ. 2014 Jan 23;348:g188. doi: 10.1136/bmj.g188. PMID: 24458654; PMCID: PMC3900320.
  • Barr PJ, Thompson R, Walsh T, Grande SW, Ozanne EM, Elwyn G. The psychometric properties of CollaboRATE: A fast and frugal patient-reported measure of the shared decision-making process. J Med Internet Res. 2014 Jan 3;16(1):e2. doi: 10.2196/jmir.3085. Erratum in: J Med Internet Res. 2015;17(2):e32. Erratum in: J Med Internet Res. 2015;17(2):e32. PMID: 24389354; PMCID: PMC3906697.
  • Barr PJ, Bailie KE. Transfusion thresholds in FOCUS. N Engl J Med. 2011 Dec 29;365(26):2532-3. doi: 10.1056/NEJMe1110087. Erratum in: N Engl J Med. 2012 Mar 15;366(11):1065. PMID: 22168589.