Amy Short

Amy D Short

Instructor - Adj

French Hall

CAHS School of Social Work - 0108

Professional Summary

Amy Short is an Adjunct Professor for the Master of Health Administration Program at the University of Cincinnati. She is the Course Director for Health Policy and Regulation and faculty for Emerging Issues in Health Systems Management and Capstone.
Amy has an expansive background in management including, Project Manager, Health Education Coordinator, Senior Consultant, Business and Operations Manager of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Manager of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Ambulatory Practice, Project Director of the Ohio Valley Sickle Cell Network, Quality Improvement Advisor, Project Director for Chronic Non-Malignant Pain Primary Care project, and Administrative Director for Center for Clinical & Translational Science and Training’s Center for Improvement Science.
Amy is a certified Six Sigma Blackbelt and implemented the Transfer and Physician Referral Center, which expedited inpatient transfers between hospitals as well as provided immediate communication for providers seeking specialty consults. Additionally, she implemented enterprise deployment of an on-line, on-call physician scheduling and call coverage tool, known as AMION.
One of her many accomplishments is her contribution to the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Sickle Cell Disease Treatment Demonstration Project’s report to congress. She also co-directed an HRSA multi-site national affinity group for the improvement of acute care for patients with sickle cell disease, which resulted in a published guide.
She obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from the University of Cincinnati. She holds a Master’s in Health Services Administration from Xavier University. In 2016, Amy’s team was recognized for “Partnering with Patients to Improve Management of Chronic Pain in Primary Care Through Integrative Group Visits” through the Care Delivery Innovation Competition. Additionally, in 2017, she was awarded the role of a “Wise Woman” for the 100 Wise Women Event.
Her research includes:
Knapke, J., Short, A., Bakas, T., Dariotis, J., Heubi, E., Regan, S., . . . Kues, J. (2018). 2474 promoting collaboration among researchers: A team science training curriculum. Journal of Clinical and Translational Science, 2(S1), 59. doi:10.1017/cts.2018.222
Boone, J., Elder, N., Short, A., Diers, T., Vonder Meulen, M., Pallerla, H., . . . Kues, J. (2016). (266) minimal versus intensive interprofessional quality improvement for chronic pain management in primary care. Journal of Pain, 17(4), S42. doi:10.1016/j.jpain.2016.01.171
Elder, N., Penm, M., Pallerla, H., Vonder Meulen, M. B., Short, A. D., Diers, T., . . . Boone, J. M. (2016). Provision of recommended chronic pain assessment and management in primary care: Does patient-centered medical home (PCMH) recognition make a difference? Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine : JABFM, 29(4), 474-481. doi:10.3122/jabfm.2016.04.160037
Short, A. D. (2010, January/February). Rejected! The ugly truth about hypothesis testing. iSixSigma Magazine, 6(1), 55-57.
Dynan, L., Stein, R., David, G., Kenny, L. C., Eckman, M., & Short, A. D. (2009). Determinants of hospitalist efficiency: A qualitative and quantitative study. Medical Care Research and Review : MCRR, 66(6), 682-702.
Noll, R. B., Reiter-Purtill, J., Vannatta, K., Gerhardt, C. A., & Short, A. (2007). Peer relationships and emotional well-being of children with sickle cell disease: A controlled replication. Child Neuropsychology : A Journal on Normal and Abnormal Development in Childhood and Adolescence, 13(2), 173-187.
Koontz, K., Short, A. D., Kalinyak, K., & Noll, R. B. (2004). A randomized, controlled pilot trial of a school interventio

Research Support

Grant: #LOA-Managing Pain: Opioids as Part of the Solution, Not the Problem Investigators:Boone, Jill; Diers, Tiffiny; Elder, Nancy; Kues, John; Short, Amy 01-01-2013 -12-31-2014 Pfizer, Inc. Improving Chronic Pain Care in Primary Care Role:Collaborator $485,000.00 Closed Level:Industry