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Emma-Louise "Emmilie" Aveling

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Emma-Louise "Emmilie" Aveling, PhD, MPhil, is a Research Scientist at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in the Department of Health Policy and Management. She specializes in applied qualitative research in the fields of global public health, community health and health care quality and safety. Dr Aveling has conducted qualitative research in diverse clinical, organizational and community settings in the United Kingdom, United States, Australia, Brazil, Cambodia, Rwanda, and Ethiopia. Her research interests include community-engaged and partnership/collaborative approaches to tackling health inequities and delivering high-quality health services. Dr Aveling teaches several courses in qualitative research methods at the Harvard Chan School.

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  1. Yergaliyev KA, Aveling EL, Lee RM, Austin SB. Lessons for Local Policy Initiatives to Address Dietary Supplement Use Among Adolescents: A Qualitative Study of Stakeholders' Perceptions. J Adolesc Health. 2020 10; 67(4):550-556. PMID: 32387096.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  2. Dixon-Woods M, Campbell A, Aveling EL, Martin G. An ethnographic study of improving data collection and completeness in large-scale data exercises. Wellcome Open Res. 2019; 4:203. PMID: 32055711.
    Citations: 3     
  3. Kyle MA, Aveling EL, Singer S. A Mixed Methods Study of Change Processes Enabling Effective Transition to Team-Based Care. Med Care Res Rev. 2021 08; 78(4):326-337. PMID: 31610742.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  4. Alidina S, Martelli PF, Singer SJ, Aveling EL. Optimizing patient partnership in primary care improvement: A qualitative study. Health Care Manage Rev. 2019 May 22. PMID: 31135618.
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  5. Dixon-Woods M, Campbell A, Martin G, Willars J, Tarrant C, Aveling EL, Sutcliffe K, Clements J, Carlstrom M, Pronovost P. Improving Employee Voice About Transgressive or Disruptive Behavior: A Case Study. Acad Med. 2019 04; 94(4):579-585. PMID: 30211753.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  6. Portela MC, Lima SML, da Costa Reis LG, Martins M, Aveling EL. Challenges to the improvement of obstetric care in maternity hospitals of a large Brazilian city: an exploratory qualitative approach on contextual issues. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2018 Nov 26; 18(1):459. PMID: 30477475.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  7. Martin GP, Aveling EL, Campbell A, Tarrant C, Pronovost PJ, Mitchell I, Dankers C, Bates D, Dixon-Woods M. Making soft intelligence hard: a multi-site qualitative study of challenges relating to voice about safety concerns. BMJ Qual Saf. 2018 09; 27(9):710-717. PMID: 29459365.
    Citations: 19     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  8. Aveling EL, Stone J, Sundt T, Wright C, Gino F, Singer S. Factors Influencing Team Behaviors in Surgery: A Qualitative Study to Inform Teamwork Interventions. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 07; 106(1):115-120. PMID: 29427618.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  9. Stone JL, Aveling EL, Frean M, Shields MC, Wright C, Gino F, Sundt TM, Singer SJ. Effective Leadership of Surgical Teams: A Mixed Methods Study of Surgeon Behaviors and Functions. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Aug; 104(2):530-537. PMID: 28395873.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  10. Aveling EL, Martin G, Herbert G, Armstrong N. Optimising the community-based approach to healthcare improvement: Comparative case studies of the clinical community model in practice. Soc Sci Med. 2017 01; 173:96-103. PMID: 27936423.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  11. Aveling EL, Zegeye DT, Silverman M. Obstacles to implementation of an intervention to improve surgical services in an Ethiopian hospital: a qualitative study of an international health partnership project. BMC Health Serv Res. 2016 08 17; 16(1):393. PMID: 27530439.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  12. Aveling EL, Gillespie A, Cornish F. A qualitative method for analysing multivoicedness. Qual Res. 2015 Dec; 15(6):670-687. PMID: 26664292.
    Citations: 5     
  13. Aveling EL, Parker M, Dixon-Woods M. What is the role of individual accountability in patient safety? A multi-site ethnographic study. Sociol Health Illn. 2016 Feb; 38(2):216-32. PMID: 26537016.
    Citations: 25     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  14. Martin GP, Armstrong N, Aveling EL, Herbert G, Dixon-Woods M. Professionalism Redundant, Reshaped, or Reinvigorated? Realizing the "Third Logic" in Contemporary Health Care. J Health Soc Behav. 2015 Sep; 56(3):378-97. PMID: 26276676.
    Citations: 17     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  15. Brewster L, Aveling EL, Martin G, Tarrant C, Dixon-Woods M. What to expect when you're evaluating healthcare improvement: a concordat approach to managing collaboration and uncomfortable realities. BMJ Qual Saf. 2015 May; 24(5):318-24. PMID: 25838466.
    Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  16. Aveling EL, Kayonga Y, Nega A, Dixon-Woods M. Why is patient safety so hard in low-income countries? A qualitative study of healthcare workers' views in two African hospitals. Global Health. 2015 Feb 25; 11:6. PMID: 25885903.
    Citations: 27     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  17. Aveling EL, Jovchelovitch S. Partnerships as knowledge encounters: a psychosocial theory of partnerships for health and community development. J Health Psychol. 2014 Jan; 19(1):34-45. PMID: 24195915.
    Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  18. Aveling EL, McCulloch P, Dixon-Woods M. A qualitative study comparing experiences of the surgical safety checklist in hospitals in high-income and low-income countries. BMJ Open. 2013 Aug 15; 3(8):e003039. PMID: 23950205.
    Citations: 44     Fields:    
  19. Aveling EL, Martin G. Realising the transformative potential of healthcare partnerships: insights from divergent literatures and contrasting cases in high- and low-income country contexts. Soc Sci Med. 2013 Sep; 92:74-82. PMID: 23849281.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  20. Armstrong N, Herbert G, Aveling EL, Dixon-Woods M, Martin G. Optimizing patient involvement in quality improvement. Health Expect. 2013 Sep; 16(3):e36-47. PMID: 23374430.
    Citations: 70     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  21. Aveling EL, Martin G, Jiménez García S, Martin L, Herbert G, Armstrong N, Dixon-Woods M, Woolhouse I. Reciprocal peer review for quality improvement: an ethnographic case study of the Improving Lung Cancer Outcomes Project. BMJ Qual Saf. 2012 Dec; 21(12):1034-41. PMID: 22879446.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  22. Aveling EL. Making sense of 'gender': from global HIV/AIDS strategy to the local Cambodian ground. Health Place. 2012 May; 18(3):461-7. PMID: 22469530.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  23. Aveling EL, Martin G, Armstrong N, Banerjee J, Dixon-Woods M. Quality improvement through clinical communities: eight lessons for practice. J Health Organ Manag. 2012; 26(2):158-74. PMID: 22856174.
    Citations: 39     Fields:    
  24. Dixon-Woods M, Bosk CL, Aveling EL, Goeschel CA, Pronovost PJ. Explaining Michigan: developing an ex post theory of a quality improvement program. Milbank Q. 2011 Jun; 89(2):167-205. PMID: 21676020.
    Citations: 171     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  25. Aveling EL. The impact of aid chains: relations of dependence or supportive partnerships for community-led responses to HIV/AIDS? AIDS Care. 2010; 22 Suppl 2:1588-97. PMID: 21161763.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
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