RRNeT - Publications & Presentations

Journal Articles

  1. Schneider FD, Loveland Cook CA, Salas J, Sherrer J, Cleveland IN, Burge SK, for the Residency Research Network of Texas Investigators. Childhood Trauma, Social Networks, and the Mental Health of Adult Survivors. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. 2017;  1: 1-23. 
  2. Ferrer, R.L., Burge, S.K., Palmer, R.F., Cruz, I., The RRNeT Investigators, Practical Opportunities for Healthy Diet and Physical Activity: Relationship to Intentions, Behaviors, and Body Mass Index. Annals of Family Medicine 2016; 14(2): 109-116.
  3. Gebauer S, Scherrer JF, Salas J, Burge S, Schneider FD for the Research Residency Network of Texas Investigators. Disability and disability benefit seeking in chronic low back pain. Occupational Medicine. 2015.
  4. Scherrer JF, et al. Change in Opioid Use and Change in Depression in a Longitudinal Primary Care Patient Cohort. Pain. 2015; 156: 348-355.
  5. Scherrer JF, Lustman PJ, Loveland Cook CA, Salas J, Burge SK, Schneider FD, for the Residency Research Network of Texas. Factors that influence the association between severity of pain and severity of depression in primary care patients. Journal of Pain Management. 2014; 7(2): 117-128.
  6. Young, R.A., Bayles, B., Hill, J.H., Kumar, K.A., Burge, S. Family Physicians' Suggestions to Improve the Documentation, Coding, and Billing System: A Study from the Residency Research Network of TexasFamily Medicine 2014; 46(6):470-2.
  7. Young, R.A., Bayles, B., Hill, J.H., Kumar, K.A., Burge, S. Family Physicians' Opinions on the Primary Care Documentation, Coding, and Billing System: A Qualitative Study from the Residency Research Network of TexasFamily Medicine 2014;46(5):378-384.
  8. Burge, S.K., Hill, J.H., The Medical Student Summer Research Program in Family Medicine. Family Medicine 2014; 46(1); 45-48.
  9. Young, R. A., Bayles, B., Benold, T., Hill J, Kumar, K. A., & Burge S. K. Family physicians' perceptions on how they deliver cost-effective careFamily Medicine 2013;45(5):311-8 .
  10. Hill, J. H, Burge, S. K., Young, R. A. Communication technology access, use and preferences among primary care patients: From the Research Residency Network of Texas.. JABFM 2012;25:625– 634.
  11. Young, R. A., Benold, T., Whitham, J., & Burge S. K.,Factors influencing work interference in patients with chronic low back pain: A Residency Research Network of Texas (RRNeT) Study. Journal American Board Family Medicine. 2011, 24: 503-510.
  12. Essler S, Benold T, Burge S. Characteristics of patients using extreme opioid dosages in the treatment of chronic low back pain. Texas Family Physician, Summer 2011, 33-36.
  13. Oscos-Sanchez, MA; White, D; Bajorek, E; Dahlman, M; Albright, T; Trevino, J; Burge, SK. SAFE TEENS: Facilitators of and Barriers to Adolescent Preventive Care Discussions. Family Medicine, 2008; 40(2): 125-31.
  14. Burge, SK; White, D; Bajorek, E; Bazaldua, O; et al.Correlates of Medication Knowledge and Compliance: Findings from RRNeST. Family Medicine 2005;37 (10); 712-718.
  15. Albright T, Burge SK. Improving firearm storage habits: the impact of brief office counseling by family physicians. Journal of the American Board of Family Practice 2003; 16 : 40-46.
  16. Burge SK, Albright T (formerly McCutchon), RRNeST Investigators. Complementary and alternative medicine use among family practice patients in south Texas: an RRNeST project. American Journal of Public Health 2002, 92(10): 1614-1616.
  17. Parchman ML, Burge SK, RRNeST Investigators. Continuity and quality of care in type 2 diabetes. A RRNeST Study. Journal of Family Practice. 2002; 51(7): 619-624.
  18. McCutcheon TA, Parchman ML, Burge SK, RRNeST Investigators. Predictors of self care behavior in adult with type 2 diabetes: an RRNeST Study.  Family Medicine. 2001; 33(5): 354-360.

Published Abstracts

 

  1. Edwards DS, Young RA, Burge SK, Dolan C. Complexity of Family Medicine for Musculoskeletal Complaints: A Residency Rseearch Network of Texas (RRNeT) study. Clin J Sport Med. Mar 2016; 26(2): 30.
  2. Elena G Pogosian, MD; Michelle Tinitigan, MD; Sandra Burge, PhD; Sandra Sanchez-Reilly, MD The Blues of Having Back Pain. Family Medicine 2011; Vol 43 (Suppl 4).
  3. Jennifer A Lai; Sandra Burge, PhD; Todd Thames, MD. Common Medical Diagnoses Associated With Chronic Low Back Pain. Family Medicine 2011; Vol 43 (Suppl 1).
  4. John Whitham, DO; Richard A. Young, MD; Terrell Benold, MD; Sandra Burge, PhD. Opioid Dose Changes In Patients With Chronic Low Back Pain: An RRNET Study Family Medicine 2011: Vol 43 (Suppl 1).
  5. Joshua N Splinter, B.S.; Tamara Armstrong, PsyD; Sandra K. Burge, PhD Daily Impact of Opioid Medications on Users With Chronic Low Back Pain. Family Medicine 2011; Vol 43 (Suppl 4).
  6. Sandra K. Burge, PhD; Bryan P. Bayles, PhD; Jason H Hill, MA. Family Medicine Research Preceptorship Program. Family Medicine; Vol 43 (Suppl 3).
  7. Sandra K. Burge, PhD; Jason H Hill, MS; Bryan P. Bayles, PhD. Training Medical Students On Research Processes And On Family Medicine Practice. Family Medicine 2011; Vol 43 (Suppl 4).
  8. Sandra K. Burge, PhD; Robert Wood, DrPH; Jason Hill, MS; Tamara Armstrong, PsyD; Terrell Benold, MD. Conducting Longitudinal Cohort Studies in Practice-based Research Networks. Family Medicine 2011; Vol 43 (Suppl 2).
  9. Sandra K. Burge, PhD; Tamara Armstrong, PsyD; Residency Research Network of Texas. Untreated Depression And One-year Changes In Patients With Chronic Low Back Pain. Family Medicine 2011; Vol 43 (Suppl 1).
  10. Burge SK, Correlates of Opioid use in Patients with Chronic low Back Pain: An RRNET Study. Family Medicine 2010: 42 (Supp 2).
  11. Shannon E Essler; Terrell Benold, MD; Sandra K. Burge. Characteristics of Patients Using Extreme Opioid Dosages in the Treatment of Chronic Low Back Pain. Family Medicine 2010; Vol 42 (Suppl 4).
  12. Sarah D Holder, DO; Sandra K. Burge, PhD. Characteristics of Patients With Chronic Low Back Pain Who Improve Over Time: An RRNET Study. Family Medicine 2010; Vol 42 (Suppl 4).
  13. Burge SK. Trust between doctors and patients with chronic low back pain. Family Medicine 2009; 41 (Suppl 1).
  14. Burge SK, Weigle D. Examining firearm storage habits of family medicine patients: An RRNET study. Family Medicine 2007; 39 (Suppl 1).
  15. Burge SK, Bazaldua O. Changes in chronic disease measures: the influence of patient characteristics and a brief intervention for medication adherence. Family Medicine 2006; 38 (Suppl 1).
  16. McCutchon T, Burge SK et al. Use of complementary and alternative medicines among family practice patients in South Texas: an RRNeST Study. Abstract. Family Medicine 2000 (July/Aug).
  17. Albright T, Parchman M, Burge SK et al. Family support is strongest indicator of self-care compliance. Abstract. "Conference Highlights form the 52nd Annual Scientific Assembly of the American Academy of Family Physicians". American Family Physician 2000 (Dec 15).

Honors and Awards

  1. 2016 - Distinguished Paper Award for a research paper by Richard Young, Sandra Burge, and Ashok Kumar from the North American Primary Care Research Group for "The Correlation Between Family Physicians' Work and Reportable Current Procedural Terminology Codes: A Residency Research Network of Texas Study." This award goes to the three best papers in the 2016 Annual Conference. 
  2. 2015 - First Place Research Award for student poster presented by Daniela Ortiz, Sunand Kallumadanda, Sandra Burge from the Texas Academy of Family Physicians for "The association between time-motion and complexity of family visits: an RRNeT study."
  3. 2015 - Second Place Research Award for student poster presented by Nicholas Inman, Sarah Holder, Sandra Burge, Richard Young from the Texas Academy of Family Physicians for "Effects of patient and physician gender on family medicine outpatient encounters: an RRNeT Study."
  4. 2014 - Pearl Award for top NAPCRG presentations that will impact clinical practice. Jeffrey F Scherrer, PhD; Joanne Salas, MPH, Patrick Lustman; F. David Schneider, MD, MSPH; Sandra K. Burge, PhD and RRNeT Investigators. North American Primary Care Research Group. "Opioid Prescriptions With High Morphine Equivalent Doses Increase Probability of Depression Independent of Pain."
  5. 2013 - Oral Presentation Award to David Cadena (honor given to 2 of 25 medical student poster submissions), "Correlations between Locus of Control and Opportunities for Health Behaviors." Frontiers of Translational Science Research Day, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, March 2013.
  6. 2012 - Presidents' Award for medical student research to Anna Haring from the American Geriatric Society: "Should we change the way we communicate? A study on the availability of electronic communication in primary care patients."
  7. 2011 -  First Place Award for medical student research to Lauren Lyons, Terrell Benold, Sandra Burge.  Conference of the Texas Academy of Family Physicians: “Low Back Pain Remedies and Procedures: Helpful or Harmful?”
  8. 2010 -  First Place Award for Student Posters Presented to Shannon Essler from the Texas Academy of Family Physicians: "Characteristics of Patients Using Extreme Opioid Dosages in the Treatment of Chronic Low Back Pain"
  9. 2010 - Second Place Award for Student Posters Presented to Kathryn Schmidt from the Texas Academy of Family Physicians, Title: Medication Use for Chronic Low Back Pain"
  10. 2009 - Honorable Mention for Student Poster Presented to Joshua Splinter, UTHSCSA Medical Student Research Day: "The Lowdown on High Doses: Opioid Medications for Chronic Low Back Pain."
  11. 2009 - First Place Award for Student Posters Presented to Jennifer Lai, from the Texas Academy of Family Physicians for "Common Medical Diagnoses Associated with Chronic Low Back Pain".
  12. 2007 - Honorable Mention Joshua Splinter, Tamara Armstrong, Sandra Burge "The Lowdown on High Doses: Opioid Medications for Chronic Low Back Pain." Medical Student Research Day at UTHSCSA, San Antonio, Texas, October 2009.
  13. 2006 - First Place Award for Research Presented to Dr. Weigle from the American Academy of Family Physicians for "Four Health Risk Behaviors in Family Medicine Patients: Correlates of Interest in Change."
  14. 2003 - Distinguished Paper Award Presented to Darryl White and Sandra Burge from the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Conference for "Correlates of Medication Knowledge and Compliance: Findings from RRNeST."
  15. 2001 - Second Place Award for Research Presented to T. Albright from the American Academy of Family Physicians for "Improving Firearm Storage Habits: The Impact of Brief Office Counseling by Family Physicians."
  16. 2000 - Second Place Award for Research from the American Academy of Family Physicians for "Predictors of Self Care Behavior in Adult with Type 2 Diabetes. An RRNeST Study."
  17. 1999 - Physician's Research Award Presented to L. Cigarroa from the Texas Academy of Family Physicians for "Alternative Medicine Use in South Texas: an RRNeST study."

Presentations

  1. Edwards DS, Young RA, Burge SK, Dolan C. Complexity of Family Medicine for Musculoskeletal Complaints: A Residency Rseearch Network of Texas (RRNeT) study. Presented at Annual meeting of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine. Dallas, Texas. April 2016. 
  2. Jennifer Daniels, Sandra Burge, The Residency Research Network of Texas. Patient Mental Health and Complexity of Family Medicine Visits. UTHSCSA Community Engagement Symposium, San Antonio, TX, May 2016.  
  3. Jade Law, Nina Torkelson, Sandra Burge. Do competing demands affect how often family physicians address quality indicators of diabetes care?  North American Primary Care Research Group, Annual Conference, Cancun QR, Mexico, October 2015.  Also presented at TAFP Primary Care Summit, The Woodlands TX, Nov 2015    
  4. Daniela Ortiz, Sunand Kallumadanda, Sandra Burge, Richard Young.  The association between time-motion and complexity of family visits: an RRNeT study. North American Primary Care Research Group Annual Conference, Cancun QR, Mexico, October 2015.  Also presented at TAFP Primary Care Summit, The Woodlands TX, Nov 2015.   *First-place award for research        
  5. Nicholas Inman, Sarah Holder, Sandra Burge, Richard Young. Effects of patient and physician gender on family medicine outpatient Encounters: a RRNeT Study. TAFP Primary Care Summit, The Woodlands TX, Nov 2015. *Second-place award for research
  6. Clayton Bishop, Gerald Kizerian, Sandra Burge, Richard Young. Choice of hypertension medications in family medicine settings: An RRNET study.  Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, Minneapolis MN, May 2016. 
  7. Jocelyn Wilson  & Sarah Holder.  Continuity of care and the impact on office visit complexity: an RRNeT study. North American Primary Care Research Group, Cancun Mexico October 2015.        
  8. Ronya Green, Sandra Burge, Sarah Holder, Colleen Dolan, Nina Torkelson.  Unlocking Better Health Outcomes: Disease Knowledge and Motivation.  North American Primary Care Research Group Annual Conference, Cancun QR, Mexico, October 2015            
  9. Donia Friday; Tamara Armstrong; Sandra K. Burge; Nina Torkelson.   How does health literacy affect patient activation and subjective health status? Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Conference, Orlando FL, April 2015.
  10. Ronya L Green; Sandra K. Burge; Sarah D. Holder.  Unlocking better health outcomes: disease knowledge and motivation. Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Conference, Orlando FL, April 2015  
  11.  Florisa Lubrin; Sandra K. Burge; Matiana Gonzalez-Wright.   Clinical outcomes and patient-physician discordance in understanding and management of health. Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Conference, Orlando, FL, April 2015  
  12. Rex Hermansen; Sandra K. Burge; Gerald D Kizerian.  What motivates patients to believe self-care of their disease is important? Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Conference, Orlando FL, April 2015           
  13. Nina Torkelson; Sandra K. Burge; Bruce Alan Leibert.  Patients' understanding of their disease.  Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Conference, Orlando FL, April 2015                                                             
  14. Hillary Carnell; Jay St John.   Are we aging gracefully? The effect of age and income on chronic disease. Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Conference, Orlando FL, April 2015       
  15. Donia Friday; Tamara Armstrong; Sandra K. Burge; Nina Torkelson.   How does health literacy affect patient activation and subjective health status? North American Primary Care Research Group Annual Conference, New York NY, November 2014 .
  16. Jeffrey F Scherrer, Joanne Salas, Patrick Lustman, F. David Schneider, Sandra K. Burge. Opioid prescriptions with high morphine equivalent doses increase probability of depression independent of pain. North American Primary Care Research Group Annual Conference, New York, NY, November 2014. *Winner of the NAPCRG “Pearl Award
  17. Sandra Burge; Robert Ferrer; Kara Karlak.  Health capabilities predict lower BMI and more physical activity. North American Primary Care Research Group Annual Conference, Ottawa Ontario Canada, November 2013. 
  18. Sandra Burge; Inez Cruz; Ray Palmer; Robert L. Ferrer. Measuring feasible opportunities for healthy diet and physical activity and their relationship to achieved behaviors and body mass index. North American Primary Care Research Group Annual Conference, Ottawa Ontario Canada, November 2013. 
  19. David M Wilson, Sandra K. Burge.   Association of opioid use with functional status in chronic low back pain patients.  Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Conference, Baltimore , May 2013
  20. Sandra Burge; Gerald Kizerian, Carlos P Cardenas. Musculoskeletal manifestations in primary care. North American Primary Care Research Group Annual Conference, New Orleans, Dec 2012. 
  21. Sandra Burge; Jason Hill; Richard A. Young.  Developing a fairer primary care payment system: perspectives of family physicians. North American Primary Care Research Group Annual Conference, New Orleans, Dec 2012. 
  22. Bryan Bayles; Sandra Burge; Martha Castilla; Inez Cruz; Robert L. Ferrer. Practical opportunities for healthy behaviors in a safety net primary care practice. North American Primary Care Research Group Annual Conference, New Orleans, Dec 2012.
  23. Anna Haring, Tamara Armstrong, Sandra Burge.  Should we change the way we communicate? A study on the availability of electronic communication in primary care patients.  American Geriatric Society Annual Conference, Vancouver May 2012. *Winner of the AGS President's Award.
  24. Sandra K. Burge, Jason H Hill, Anna Haring.   Patient electronic communication: capabilities and preferences for sending and receiving health information.  Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Conference, Seattle WA, May 2012
  25. Burge SK, Wood R. 2-Year Changes in Patients with Chronic Low Back Pain. Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, Seattle WA. April 2012
  26. Elena G Pogosian, MD; Michelle Tinitigan, MD; Sandra Burge, PhD; Sandra Sanchez-Reilly, MD. The Blues of Having Back Pain. Fellow poster presented at the Annual Conference of the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, New Orleans, April 2011.
  27. Joshua N Splinter, B.S.; Tamara Armstrong, PsyD; Sandra K. Burge, PhD. Daily Impact of Opioid Medications on Users With Chronic Low Back Pain. Student poster presented at the Annual Conference of the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, New Orleans, April 2011.
  28. Sandra K. Burge, PhD; Jason H Hill, MS; Bryan P. Bayles, PhD. Training Medical Students On Research Processes And On Family Medicine Practice. Podium presentation at the Annual Conference of the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, New Orleans, April 2011.
  29. Sandra K. Burge, PhD; Bryan P. Bayles, PhD; Jason H Hill, MA. Family Medicine Research Preceptorship Program. Annual STFM Conference on Medical Student Education, Houston TX, January 2011.
  30. Sandra K. Burge, PhD; Robert Wood, DrPH; Jason Hill, MS; Tamara Armstrong, PsyD; Terrell Benold, MD. Conducting Longitudinal Cohort Studies in Practice-based Research Networks. AAFP Conference on Practice Improvement. San Antonio TX, December 2010.
  31. Jennifer A Lai; Sandra Burge, PhD; Todd Thames, MD. Common Medical Diagnoses Associated With Chronic Low Back Pain. Student poster presented at the Annual Conference of the North American Primary Care Research Group, Seattle, November 2010.
  32. John Whitham, DO; Richard A. Young, MD; Terrell Benold, MD; Sandra Burge, PhD. Opioid Dose Changes In Patients With Chronic Low Back Pain: An RRNET Study. Podium presentation at the Annual Conference of the North American Primary Care Research Group, Seattle, November 2010.
  33. Elena G Pogosian, MD; Michelle Tinitigan, MD; Sandra Burge, PhD; Sandra Sanchez-Reilly, MD. The Blues of Having Back Pain. Fellow poster presented at the Annual Conference of the North American Primary Care Research Group, Seattle, November 2010.
  34. Sandra K. Burge, PhD; Tamara Armstrong, PsyD; Residency Research Network of Texas. Untreated Depression And One-year Changes In Patients With Chronic Low Back Pain. Poster presented at the Annual Conference of the North American Primary Care Research Group, Seattle, November 2010.
  35. Burge, SK. "Opioid Use in Patients with Chronic Low Back Pain. North American Primary Care" Research Group, Montreal Quebec, November 2009.
  36. Burge, SK. Correlates of Opioid Use in Patients with Chronic Low Back Pain: An RRNeT Study, Annual Conference, North American Primary Care Research Group, Montreal, CA, November 2009.
  37. Holder, S. Burge, SK. "Characteristics of Patients with Chronic Low Back Pain Who Improve Over Time. " Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM). Vancouver, CA. April-May 2010.
  38. Essler S, Burge SK. Benold T. "Characteristics of Patients Using Extreme Opioid Dosages in the Treatment of Chronic Low Back Pain", 43rd Annual Spring Conference, Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, Vancouver BC, CA, April 2010.
  39. Lai J, Burge S, Thames T. "Common Medical Diagnoses Associated with Chronic Low Back Pain" 43rd Annual Conference, Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, Vancouver BC, CA, April 2010.
  40. Whitham, J. Benold, T. Burge, SK. Young RA. "Opioid Dose Changes in Patients with Chronic Low Back Pain." RRNeT Study Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM). Vancouver, CA. May 2010.
  41. Young, R., Randall, S. "Factors that Influence Work Interference in Patients with Chronic Low Back Pain." North American Primary Care Research Group, Montreal Quebec, November 2009.
  42. Burge, S K. Wood, R. Hill, J H. Armstrong, T. Benold, T. "Conducting Longitudinal Cohort Studies in Practice-Based Research Networks." Conference on Practice Improvement, December 2010.
  43. Armstrong, T, Burge, SK. "Untreated Depression and One-Year Changes in Patients with Chronic Low Back Pain." North American Primary Care Research Group for annual conference in November 2010.
  44. Burge SK, Bayles B, Hill JH, "Family Medicine Research Preceptorship Program" 37th Annual STFM Conference on Medical Student Education, Houston, TX, January, 2011.
  45. Lai J, Todd Thames MD, Sandra Burge PhD. "Common Medical Diagnoses Associated with Chronic Low Back Pain." (RRNET Study), STFM, Vancouver BC, April 2010.
  46. Whitham J, Burge SK. "Attitudes of Family Physicians Toward the Use of Opioids in the Management of Chronic Pain." Annual Spring Conference, Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, Denver CO April 2009.
  47. Burge SK, Schneider FD. "Trust between Doctors and Patients with Chronic Low Back Pain." Annual Conference, North American Primary Care Research Group, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico, November 2008.
  48. Burge SK, Schneider FD. "Trust Between Doctors and Patients with Chronic Low Back Pain." Annual Spring Conference, Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, Baltimore MD, May 2008.
  49. Burge SK, White D, Whitham J, Young R. "Expanding Research Involvement in Community Residency Programs: Building a Residency-Based Research Network." Primary Care Research Methods and Statistics Conference, San Antonio, TX December 2007.
  50. Cordova T, White D, Burge S. "Income and Educations' Influence on Health Behaviors." Poster Presentation, Annual Scientific Assembly, American Academy of Family Physicians, Chicago, September 2007.
  51. Burke H, Mittal S, Burge S. "Patients' Misperceptions of LIfestyle Characteristics." Poster Presentation, Annual Scientific Assembly, American Academy of Family Physicians, Chicago, September 2007.
  52. Burge SK, Weigle D. "Four Health Risk Behaviors in Family Medicine Patients: Correlates of Interest in Change." Annual Conference, Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, Chicago, IL, April 2007.
  53. Whitham J, Kizerian G. " A New Curriculum for Chronic Nonmalignant Pain Management." Annual Conference, Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, Chicago, IL, April 2007.
  54. Mittal S, Moss S, Nair R, Weigle D, Burge, SK. "Four Health Risk Behaviors in Family Medicine Patients: Correlates of Interest in Change." Annual Scientific Assembly, American Academy of Family Physicians, Chicago, October 2007.
  55. Burge, Sandra K. "Examining Firearm Storage Habits of Family Medicine Patients: An RRNeT Study." Annual Conference, North American Primary Care Research Group, Tucson, AZ, October 2006.
  56. Weigle, David. "Examining Firearm Storage Habits of Family Medicine Patients: An RRNeT Study." Annual Scientific Assembly, American Academy of Family Physicians, San Francisco, September 2006. **First Place Award for Research.
  57. Burge SK, Bazaldua O. "Changes in chronic disease measures: the influence of patient characteristics and a brief intervention for medication adherence." North American Primary Care Research Group, Quebec City, October 2005.
  58. Burge SK, Oscos-Sanchez M. "SAFE TEENS: Findings from RRNeST. " North American Primary Care Research Group, Orlando, FL, October 2004.
  59. Burge SK, Oscos-Sanchez M, White DG. "SAFE TEENS: Findings from RRNeST." Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, Toronto, April 2004.
  60. Burge SK, White D, Bazaldua O. "Correlates of Medication Knowledge and Compliance: Findings from RRNeST." Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, Atlanta, September 20-24, 2003. **Distinguished Paper Award.
  61. Burge SK, Bazaldua O. "Correlates of Medication Knowledge and Compliance: Findings from RRNeST. North American Primary Care Research Group, New Orleans, November 17-20, 2002.
  62. Albright T, Burge SK. "Improving Firearm Storage Habits in the United States. The Impact of Brief Office Counseling by Family Physicians." WONCA Europe, London, England, June 9-13, 2002.
  63. Albright T, Burge SK. "Improving Firearm Storage Habits in the United States. The Impact of Brief Office Counseling by Family Physicians." American Academy of Family Physicians Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, Sept. 2001. **Second Place Award for Research.
  64. Cigarroa L, Burge SK, Parchman M. "Barriers to Care of Type 2 Diabetes: An RRNeST Study." Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, STFM, Denver, CO, April 30, 2001.
  65. Parchman M, Burge SK, McCutchon T. "Continuity of Care and Quality of Care for Patients with Type 2 Diabetes: An RRNeST Study." Research Paper, Amelia Island, Florida, November 2000.
  66. McCutchon T, Parchman M, Burge SK. "Predictors of Self-Care for Diabetes: An RRNeST Study." American Academy of Family Physicians Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX, Sept. 2000. **Second Place Award for Research.
  67. McCutcheon T, Burge SK, et al. "Use of Complementary and Alternative Medicines Among Family Practice Patients in South Texas: an RRNeST study." Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, Orlando, FL, May 4, 2000.
  68. Burge SKl. "Use of Complementary and Alternative Medicines Among Family Practice Patients in South Texas: an RRNeST study." North American Primary Care Research Group, San Diego, CA, November 1999.
  69. Cigarroa L , Burge SK. "Use of Complementary and Alternative Medicines Among Family Practice Patients in South Texas: an RRNeST study." Texas Academy of Family Physicians, August 1999. **Physician's Research Award.