PUBLICATIONS

PEER-REVIEWED ARTICLES

  1. Frank, R. G., Glied, S. A., & Shields, M.C. (2020). Jobs for People With Mental Health Conditions: Trends and Prospects. Psychiatric Services, appi-ps.
  2. Shields, M.C. & Busch, A.B. (2020) The Effect of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid’s Inpatient Psychiatric Facility Quality Reporting Program on the Use of Restraint and Seclusion. Medical Care  58(10), 889-894 doi: 10.1097/MLR.0000000000001393
  3. Benjenk, I., Shields, M.C., Chen, J.  (2020) Reducing 30-day psychiatric readmission rates: Evidence to improve care coordination measures Psychiatric Services, appi.ps.201900360
  4. Shields, M. C., Ritter, G., & Busch, A. B. (2020). Electronic Health Information Exchange At Discharge From Inpatient Psychiatric Care In Acute Care Hospitals: Study examines the percentage of inpatient psychiatric units that reported using an electronic health record for health information exchange at transfers of care. Health Affairs, 39(6), 958-967.
  5. Shields, M., Scully, S., Sulman, H., Borba, C., Trinh, N. H., & Singer, S. (2019). Consumers’ Suggestions for Improving the Mental Healthcare System: Options, Autonomy, and Respect. Community Mental Health Journal, 55(6), 916-923
  6. Shields, M.C., Singer, J., Rosenthal, M., Sato, L., Keohane, C., Janes, M., … & Rabson, B. (2019). Patient Engagement Activities and Patient Experience: Are Patients with a History of Depression the Canary in the Coal Mine? Medical Care Research and Review, 1077558719850705.
  7. Shields, M.C., Akobirshoev, I., Dembo, R. S., & Mitra, M. (2019). Self-Injurious Behavior Among Adults With ASD: Hospitalizations, Length of Stay, and Costs of Resources to Deliver Care. Psychiatric Services, 70(6), 457-464.
  8. Shields, M.C., Stewart, M. T., & Delaney, K. R. (2018). Patient Safety In Inpatient Psychiatry: A Remaining Frontier For Health Policy. Health Affairs, 37(11), 1853-1861
  9. Shields, M.C., Reneau, H., Albert, S. M., Siegel, L., & Trinh, N. H. (2018). Harms to consumers of inpatient psychiatric facilities in the United States: an analysis of news articles. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 39(9), 757-76.
  10. DiGioia, K., Nair, M., Shields, M., & Saini, V. (2018). Physicians and Students Take to the Streets to Ask: What Do People Want from Their Health Care? Journal of patient safety14(2), e29-e30.
  11. Shields, M.C., Borba, C., Trinh, N. (2017). Quality of Inpatient Psychiatric Care and Consumers’ Trust in the Mental Health Care System. Psychiatric Services, 68(6), pp. 642–643.
  12. Stone, J. L., Aveling, E. L., Frean, M., Shields, M.C., Wright, C., Gino, F., … & Singer, S. J. (2017). Effective leadership of surgical teams: A mixed methods study of surgeon behaviors and functions. The Annals of Thoracic Surgery.
  13. Shields, M.C. & Rosenthal, M. (2017). Quality of inpatient psychiatric care at VA, other government, nonprofit, and for profit hospitals: a comparison. Psychiatric Services, 68(3), 225-230
    • Shields, M. C., & Rosenthal, M. B. (2017). Measuring the Quality of VA Care: In Reply. Psychiatric Services, 68(3), 308-309.
  14. Shields, M. C., Matt, L. M., & Coifman, K. G. (2016). Physical activity and negative emotion during peer-rejection: Evidence for emotion context sensitivity. Journal of Health Psychology21(12), 2851-2862

BOOK CHAPTERS

  1. Bogen, K.W., Demers, J.M., Goldstein, C.M., Hogan, F., Orchowski, L.M., & Shields, M.C. (2018). Reflections on the campaign, election and presidency of Donald J. Trump from Survivors of sexual violence. Invited Chapter for L. Findley & M. Johnson (Eds). Trumpism: The Politics of Gender in a Post-Propitious America.  United Kingdom: Cambridge Scholars Press

MANUSCRIPTS UNDER REVIEW

  1. Frank, R.G., Glied, S.A., Marple, K., Shields, M.C. Changing Labor Markets and Mental Illness: Impacts on Work and Disability [under review]
  2. Shields, M.C. Effect of CMS’ Inpatient Psychiatric Facility Quality Reporting Program on non-targeted indicators of safety in Massachusetts [under review]
  3. Jones, N., Gius, B., Shields, M.C., Cutler, E., Rosen, C., Munson, M. Investigating the Impact of Involuntary Psychiatric Hospitalization on Youth & Young Adult Trust and Help-Seeking in Pathways to Care [under review]
  4. Shields, M.C. Patient characteristics associated with admission to low-safety inpatient psychiatric facilities in Massachusetts: Evidence for racial inequities [under review]
  5. Shields, M.C., Borba, C., Trinh, N., Singer, S. J. Former inpatient psychiatric patients’ past experiences with traditional staff and their thoughts on the benefits of peers as part of the frontline staff [under review]

MANUSCRIPTS IN PROGRESS

  1. Shields, M.C., Horgan, C., Busch, A.B. Use of Electronic Health Record Technology in a National Sample of Hospitals that Provide Specialty Substance Use Disorder Care [stage: almost ready for submission]
  2. Frank, R.G. & Shields, M.C. The economics of treating depression (invited manuscript for the Annual Review of Public Health; Due: June 2020) [stage: writing]
  3. Frank, R.G., Glied, S.A., Shields, M.C. Expected impact of job automation on individuals with mental illness [stage: writing]
  4. Shields, M.C., Chien, A.T., Beaulieu, N., Busch, A.B., Pandey, A., Samnaliev, M., Cutler, D. System-Owned Hospitals and the Increasing Availability of Inpatient Psychiatry for Children but not Adults 2012 – 2016 [stage: writing]
  5. O’Brien, M., Stewart, M.T., Shields, M.C., Mulvaney-Day, N. State Regulatory Oversight of Residential Substance Use Treatment: Implications for Access to Medications to Treat Opioid Use. [stage: writing]
  6. Mulvaney-Day, N., O’Brien, M., Stewart, M.T., Shields, M.C. State Regulatory Oversight of Residential Substance Use Treatment [stage: writing]
  7. Stewart, M.T., Mulvaney-Day, N., O’Brien, M., Shields, M.C. State Regulatory Oversight of Residential Mental Health and Substance Use Treatment: Implications for Quality of Care [stage: writing]
  8. Shields, M.C., Baldwin, M., White, R., Marcus, S. Disclosure of Mental Illness in the Workplace: Supervisor Experiences [stage: collecting data]

POLICY REPORTS

  1. O’Brien, M., Stewart, M.T., White, M., Shields, M.C., Mulvaney-Day, N. State Residential Treatment for Behavioral Health Conditions: Regulation and Policy  (2020). A report written under contract for the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, Health and Human Services
  2. Stewart, M.T., O’Brien, M., Shields, M.C., Mulvaney-Day, N. State Residential Treatment for Behavioral Health Conditions: Regulation and Policy Environmental Scan (2019). A report written under contract for the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, Health and Human Services
  3. Garnick, D., Horgan, C., Lee, M., Azur, M., Thomas, C., Henry, B., Shields, M., Natzke, B. Potential Quality Measures for Medicaid Beneficiaries with Substance Use Disorders (2017). A report written under contract for the Division of Quality and Health Outcomes, Children and Adults Health Programs Group, Center for Medicaid and Chip Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
  4. Shields, M.C. Massachusetts’ Quality of Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities: An Analysis of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid’s Inpatient Psychiatric Facility Quality Reporting Program and Recommendations to the State of Massachusetts and CMS (2017). A report for State Representative Kay Khan and Interested Parties
  5. Variation in states’ critical incident monitoring systems for 1915c waiver services: comparing policies against waiver applications (2017). A report for the National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disability Services (NASDDDS)  [role: conceptualized and developed an analytic tool, and then applied it to the comparative analyses]

OTHER PUBLICATIONS 

  1. Shields, M.C. (2020). Risks of inpatient psychiatry during COVID-19 and beyond.  Medical Care blog
  2. Shields, M.C. & Ne’eman, A. (2018). Expanding civil commitment is bad mental health policy. Health Affairs blog
  3. Shields, M.C. (2017). Two Complimentary Policy Windows to Improve Access and Quality of Eating Disorder Care.  Health Affairs blog
  4. Shields, M.C., Reneau, H., Rosenthal, M.B. (2016). An urgent call for a national surveillance system for inpatient psychiatric facilities. Health Affairs blog
  5. Shields, M. & Zeghibe, A. (2016) Is Anyone Paying Attention? Harm and Death within Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities. Huffington Post
  6. Shields, M. (2014). Different Lenses, One Vision: Our Chapter Hosted a Successful Event to End Stigma – So Can Yours. Eye on Psi Chi, Psi Chi International Honor Society, 19(1), 21-23. *Invited article. Published in both the quarterly and an anniversary edition
  7. Shields, M. (2013). Processing Positive Emotional Stimuli Consciously and Non-Consciously: A Study of Behavior and Peripheral Physiology. Prep Journal. National Science Foundation REU

POSTER AND ORAL RESEARCH PRESENTATIONS

  1. Shields, M.C., Patient characteristics associated with admission to low-safety inpatient psychiatric facilities in Massachusetts: Evidence for racial inequities, poster presentation at the Addiction Health Services Research Conference **Winner of the Early Investigator Award**
  2. Shields, M.C., Chien, A.T., Beaulieu, N., Busch, A.B., Pandey, A., Samnaliev, M., Cutler, D. System-Owned Hospitals and the Increasing Availability of Inpatient Psychiatry for Children but not Adults 2012 – 2016. Oral presentation to the 2020 Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s for Centers of Excellence for Comparative Health Systems Annual Meeting
  3. Shields, M.C., Ritter, G., Horgan, C., Busch, A.B. Use of Electronic Health Record Technology in a National Sample of Hospitals that Provide Specialty Substance Use Disorder Care, oral presentation to the 2020 American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA)
  4. Shields, M.C. & Bohler, R. The need for physician-advocates on the pathway towards recovery. Invited talk for Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine’s MLK Day Celebration,  January 25th, 2020
  5. Shields, M.C. The effect of CMS’ Inpatient Psychiatric Facility Quality Reporting program on non-targeted indicators of safety in Massachusetts. Podium presentation at the 2020 AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting
  6. Shields, M.C., Stewart, M.T., O’Brien, M., Mulvaney-Day, N. State Regulatory Oversight of Residential Substance Use Treatment. Abstract accepted for poster presentation at the 2020 AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting
  7. Stewart, M.T., Shields, M.C., O’Brien, M., Mulvaney-Day, N. State Regulatory Oversight of Residential Substance Use Treatment. Oral presentation presented at the Addiction Health Services Research Meeting, Park City, Utah. October 2019
  8. Mulvaney-Day, , Stewart, M., O’Brien, P., Shields, M., Creedon, T., White, M. Understanding Mental Health and Substance Use Residential Treatment Regulatory Oversight and Service Utilization Patterns: Challenges and Opportunities. Presented at the American Public Health Association’s Annual (APHA) Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, November 2019
  9. Shields, M.C., Ritter, G., Busch, A. National Prevalence and Hospital Characteristics Associated with Use of Health Information Exchange Following Discharge from Inpatient Psychiatric Units in Acute-Care Hospitals. Oral presentation presented at the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA), November 2019
  10. Shields, M.C. & Busch, A. Adoption of Health Information Exchange in Psychiatric Units of General Hospitals. Poster presented at the American Public Health Association’s Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, November 2019
  11. Shields, M.C. Patient Safety in Inpatient Psychiatry: The Next Frontier for Health Policy. Oral presentation for the Health Affairs Press Briefing, Washington D.C., November 2018.
  12. Reif, M. Brolin, M. Davis, R. Dunigan, C. Horgan, A. Kritikos, M. Lee, S. Mazel, K. Renna, G. Ritter, Shields, M., Stewart, M. Cummins, D., Fuchs, L. Speaker. Hub and spoke model to improve pharmacotherapy use for opioid addiction – early implementation.  Poster presented at the Addiction Health Services Research Conference, Augusta, GA, October 2018.
  13. Reif, M. Brolin, M. Davis, R. Dunigan, C. Horgan, A. Kritikos, M. Lee, S. Mazel, K. Renna, G. Ritter, Shields, M., Stewart, M., D. Cummins, T. Fuchs, L. Speaker. Hub and spoke model to improve pharmacotherapy use for opioid addiction – early implementation. Poster presented at the College for Problems on Drug Dependence, San Diego CA, June 2018.
  14. Shields, M.C., Singer, J., Rosenthal, M.B., Sato, L., Keohane, C., Janes, M., Boulanger, J., Martins, N., Rabson, B. Patient Engagement Activities and Patient Experience: Are patients with a history of depression the canary in the coal mine? (June, 2018). Oral presentation to the Massachusetts Health Quality Partners’ Physician Council, Massachusetts Medical Society, Waltham, Massachusetts
  15. Shields, M.C., Singer, J., Rosenthal, M.B., Sato, L., Keohane, C., Janes, M., Boulanger, J., Martins, N., Rabson, B. Patient Engagement Activities and Patient Experience: Are patients with a history of depression the canary in the coal mine? (June, 2018). Oral presentation to the Massachusetts Health Quality Partners’ Health Plan Council, Wellesley, Massachusetts
  16. Shields, M.C. Patient Safety in Inpatient Psychiatry: The Next Frontier for Health Policy (2018, April). Oral presentation for Health Affairs, Washington D.C.
  17. Shields, M.C. Quality of Inpatient Psychiatric Care: The Relationship Among CMS’ Quality Measures, Complaints, and Ownership. Poster presented at the Academy Health’s 2018 Research Meeting, Seattle, Washington.
  18. Shields, M.C. Quality of Inpatient Psychiatric Care: The Relationship Among CMS’ Quality Measures, Complaints, and Ownership. Poster presented at the Academy Health’s 2018 Behavioral Health Interest Group,, Seattle, Washington.
  19. Shields, M.C., Borba, C., Trinh, N., Singer, S. Consumers’ past experience of inpatient psychiatry and opinions of peers as staff. Poster presented at the Academy Health’s 2018 Research Meeting, Seattle, Washington.
  20. Shields, M.C., Borba, C., Trinh, N., Singer, S. Consumers’ past experience of inpatient psychiatry and opinions of peers as staff. Poster presented at the Academy Health’s 2018 Behavioral Health Interest Group, Seattle, Washington.
  21. Shields, M.C., Akobirshoev, I, Dembo, R., Mitra, M. Self-Injurious Behavior Among Adults with and without Autism Spectrum Disorder: Comparing Differences in Hospital Admissions, Lengths of Stay, and Costs. Poster presented at the Academy Health’s 2018 Research Meeting, Seattle, Washington.
  22. Shields, M.C., Akobirshoev, I, Dembo, R., Mitra, M. Self-Injurious Behavior Among Adults with and without Autism Spectrum Disorder: Comparing Differences in Hospital Admissions, Lengths of Stay, and Costs. Poster presented at the Academy Health’s 2018 Behavioral Health Interest Group Seattle, Washington.
  23. Shields, M.C., Scully, S., Borba, C., Singer, S., Trinh, N. Consumers’ Suggestions for Improving the Mental Healthcare System: Options, Autonomy, Respect (2017, June). Poster presented at the Academy Health’s Behavioral Health Services Research Interest Group, New Orleans
  24. Shields, M.C. & Rosenthal., M., Hospital Ownership Predicts Quality of Inpatient Psychiatric Care. Presented at the Academy Health’s 2016 Research Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts. (Finalist for Best student Poster)
  25. Stone, J., Gino, F., Aveline, E., Shields, M.C., Sundt, T., Singer., S. (2016) Surgeon Leadership in the Operating Room: What Behaviors Best Support Surgical Teamwork? Presented at the Southern Thoracic Surgical Association 63rd Annual Meeting, Naples, Florida.
  26. Shields, M.C., Borba, C., Singer, S., Trinh, N. Quality of Inpatient Psychiatric Care Predicts Consumers’ Trust in the Mental Health Care System (2016, March). Poster presented at the Harvard School of Public Health Poster Day, Boston, Massachusetts, Boston, Massachusetts.
  27. Shields, M.C., Borba, C., Singer, S., Trinh, N. Quality of Inpatient Psychiatric Care Predicts Consumers’ Trust in the Mental Health Care System (2016, March). Poster presented at the 4th Annual MGH Public and Community Psychiatry Symposium, Boston, Massachusetts.
  28. Shields, M. Kerns, K. & Claxton, S. & van Dulmen, M. & Spitznagel, M.B. Pathways to Adolescent Depression: A Longitudinal Study of Behavioral, Neurocognitive, and Peer Relationship Predictors (2014, November). Poster presented at the Harvard School of Public Health Poster Day, Boston, Massachusetts.
  29. Shields, M. & Fulcher, K. K. & Karanouh-Schuler, E. & Myerscough, C. & Gunstad, J. & Spitznagel, M.B. Physical Activity Level Predicts Reaction Time in Lean, not Obese, Individuals (2014, April). Poster presented at the Undergraduate Student Symposium on Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity, Kent, Ohio.
  30. Shields, M. & Fulcher, K. K. & Karanouh-Schuler, E. & Myerscough, C. & Gunstad, J. & Spitznagel, M.B. Physical Activity Level Predicts Reaction Time in Lean, not Obese, Individuals (2014, February). Poster presented at the 42nd Annual Meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Seattle, Washington.
  31. Matt, L.M., McKinney, R.A., Shields, M., Gorfido, A., Strasshofer, D.R., Bishop, M., & Coifman, K.G. The Stability of Negative Affect Differentiation in Emotional Disorders Across Contexts (2014, February). Poster presented at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, San Francisco, California.
  32. Calvo, D. & Galioto, R. & Fulcher, K.K. & Shields, M. & Gunstad, J. & Spitznagel, M.B. Is Uncontrolled Eating Related to Poorer Inhibitory Control? (2014, February). Poster presented at the 42nd Annual Meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Seattle, Washington.
  33. Shields, M. Processing Positive Emotional Stimuli Consciously and Non-Consciously: A Study of Behavior and Peripheral Physiology (2013, July). Presented orally at the 2013 Psychology Research Experience Program Symposium, University of Wisconsin – Madison.
  34. Shields, M. & Halachoff, D. & Coifman, K. Exercise Activity as a Predictor of Emotion Regulatory Processes (2013, May). Poster presented at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, Washington D.C.
  35. Shields, M. & Fulcher, K. K. & Gunstad, J. & Gregory, C. & Spitznagel, M. B. Running Performance in Police Academy Cadets Predicts Executive Functioning (2013, May). Poster presented at the 2013 Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, Illinois.
  36. Shields, M. & Fulcher, K. K. & Gunstad, J. & Gregory, C. & Spitznagel, M. B. Running Performance in Police Academy Cadets Predicts Executive Functioning (2013, May). Poster presented at the Kent State University Graduate Symposium, 2013, Kent, Ohio.
  37. Fulcher, K. K. & Shields, M. & Gunstad, J. & Gregory, C. & Spitznagel, M.B. Heart Rate Variability During Mental Stress Predicts Emotion Recognition (2013, May). Poster presented at Midwestern Psychological Association 2013, Chicago, Illinois.
  38. Shields, M., Spitznagel, M.B., Kerns, K. Over-Inhibition and Attention Deficits Predict Peer-Rejection and Adolescent Depression (2013, April). Presented orally at the Ohio Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference at Miami University, Miami, Ohio.
  39. Shields, M. & Fulcher, K. K. & Gunstad, J. & Gregory, C. & Spitznagel, M. B. Running Performance in Police Academy Cadets Predicts Executive Functioning (2013, April). Poster presented at Kent State University Undergraduate Research Day 2013, Kent, Ohio.
  40. Shields, M. & Knecht, K. & Spitnagel, M. B. (2012, April). Cognitive Function as a Predictor of Police Academy Performance. Poster presented at the Kent State University Undergraduate Research Day 2012, Kent, Ohio.