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Charles W. Given

  • Professor Emeritus


PhD, Michigan State University
MS, The Ohio State University
BS, The Ohio State University 

Interest Areas:

Impact of behavioral interventions on chronic disease – especially cancer, disparities in the delivery and quality of cancer care, and quality and costs of cancer care.


Sikorskii, A., Given, C.W., Given, B.A., Banik, A., Krauss, J.C. (2020). Patient engagement with an automated telephone symptom management intervention: Predictors and outcomes annals of behavioral medicine. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, Advance online publication.

Vachon, E., Given, B.A., Given, C.W., & Dunn, S. (2019). Temporary stoppages and burden of treatment in patients with cancer. Oncology Nursing Forum, 46(5), 1-10.

Sarzynski E., Ensberg M., Parkinson A., Shahar K., Brooks K., Given C.(2019). Health information exchange of medication lists: hospital discharge to home healthcare. Home Healthcare Now, 37(1):33-35.

Sarzynski, E., Ensberg, M., Parkinson, A., Fitzpatrick, L., Houdeshell, L., Given, C.W., Brooks, K. (2019). Eliciting nurses' perspectives to improve health information exchange between hospital and home health care. Geriatric Nursing, 40(3), 277-283.
Marshall, V., Lehto, R., Given, C., Given, B., Sikorskii, A. (2019). Conceptualization of medication beliefs among patients with advanced cancer receiving oral oncolytic agents using a theory derivation approach. European Journal of Cancer Care, 28(2), e12988.



2018-2023         Consultant. Enhanced, EHR-facilitated Cancer Symptom Control (E2C2) Pragmatic Clinical Trial. Funded by NCI. Total Budget: $8,698,201. Cheville, A.L., Principal Investigator.

2018-2022         Consultant. Post-Chemotherapy Symptom Management: Testing Intervention Sequences in a SMART Design. Funded by NCI. Total Budget: $1,496,768. Badger, T.A., Principal Investigator.

2018-2022         Consultant. Improving Informal Caregivers' and Cancer Survivors' Psychological Distress, Symptom Management and Health Care Use. Funded by NCI. Total Budget: $2,500,000. Badger, T.A., Principal Investigator.

2015-2016         Co-Principal Investigator. HIT Resource Center. Funded by Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. Budget: $603,116. Given,  C.W. & Brooks - Co-Principal Investigators.

2014-2015         Co Investigator. Chronic Condition Accumulation in a Michigan Dually Insured Population. Funded by US Department of Health and Human Services Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Budget: $179,980. K. Oberst, Principal Investigator.