Dr. Patrick M. Vivier is a Professor of Health Services, Policy and Practice and Professor of Pediatrics at Brown University. He is the Director and Executive Committee member of the Hassenfeld Child Health Innovation Institute. He is also the Director of Interdisciplinary Education Programs at the Brown University School or Public Health, which includes the MPH and Clincial and Translational Research training programs. He received his undergraduate degree, an independent concentration in Medical Anthropology, from Brown University. He attended Dartmouth Medical School and the Brown Medical School, receiving his degree from Brown in 1989. He completed his residency in pediatrics at Rhode Island Hospital. He also completed a health services research fellowship and received a PhD from the Department of Health Policy and Management in the School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University.
|Amanullah, Siraj, Linakis, James, Vivier, Patrick, Clarke-Pearson, Emily, Steele, Dale. "Differences in Presentation and Management of Pediatric Facial Lacerations by Type of Health Insurance." Western Journal of Emergency Medicine, vol. 16, no. 4, 2015, pp. 527-534.|
|Mackenzie, Bonnie, Vivier, Patrick, Reinert, Steven, Machan, Jason, Kelley, Caroline, Jacobs, Elizabeth. "Impact of a State Concussion Law on Pediatric Emergency Department Visits." Pediatric Emergency Care , vol. 31, no. 1, 2015, pp. 25-30.|
|Rosenthal, Samantha R., Vivier, Patrick M., Rogers, Michelle L., Saadeh, Frances M., Clark, Melissa A. "Measures of Neighborhood Quality: Self-reports of Mothers of Infant Children." J Child Fam Stud, vol. 24, no. 5, 2014, pp. 1256-1261.|
|Turcotte Benedict, F., Vivier, P. M., Gjelsvik, A. "Mental Health and Bullying in the United States Among Children Aged 6 to 17 Years." Journal of Interpersonal Violence, vol. 30, no. 5, 2014, pp. 782-795.|
|Rogers, Michelle L., Lucht, James A., Sylvaria, Alyssa J., Cigna, Jessica, Vanderslice, Robert, Vivier, Patrick M. "Primary Prevention of Lead Poisoning: Protecting Children From Unsafe Housing." Am J Public Health, vol. 104, no. 8, 2014, pp. e119-e124.|
|Raynor, H. A., Osterholt, K. M., Hart, C. N., Jelalian, E., Vivier, P., Wing, R. R. "Efficacy of US paediatric obesity primary care guidelines: two randomized trials." Pediatric obesity, vol. 7, no. 1, 2012, pp. 28-38.|
|Hardy, Rose, Vivier, Patrick, Rivara, Frederick, Melzer, Sandford. "Montana Primary Care Providers’ Access to and Satisfaction With Pediatric Specialists When Caring for Children With Special Health Care Needs." J Rural Health, vol. 29, no. 2, 2012, pp. 224-232.|
|Raynor HA, Osterholt KM, Hart CN, Jelalian E, Vivier P, Wing RR. "Evaluation of active and passive recruitment methods used in randomized controlled trials targeting pediatric obesity." Int. J. of Pediatric Obesity, vol. 4, no. 4, 2009, pp. 224-32.|
|Vivier, Patrick M. "The impact of Medicaid on children??s healthcare and health." Current Opinion in Pediatrics, vol. 17, no. 6, 2005, pp. 759-763.|
|Forrest, Christopher B., Riley, Anne W., Vivier, Patrick M., Gordon, Nancy P., Starfield, Barbara. "Predictors of Children???s Healthcare Use." Medical Care, vol. 42, no. 3, 2004, pp. 232-238.|
Healthy Communities Initiative
Principal Investigator: Patrick M. Vivier, MD, PhD
Funding Source: Brown University (with funds received as part of an agreement between the DuPont Corporation and Rhode Island Attorney General Patrick Lynch)
Medicaid Managed Care and the Quality of Care for Women and Children: Evaluating a Randomized Trial of Enrollment in a Medicaid-Focused or Commercial Health Insurance Plan
Principal Investigator: Amal Trivedi, MD
Funding Source: HRSA
Funding Period: April 1, 2015 to June 31, 2018
Hassenfeld Child Health Innovation Institute
Executive Committee: Patrick M. Viviver, MD, PhD; Maureen Phipps, MD, MPH; Phyllis Dennery, MD
Funding Source: Family of Alan Hassenfeld
Funding Period: January 1, 2016-December 31, 2020
Vivier PM, O'Haire C, Alario AJ, Simon P, Leddy T, Georges P. A statewide assessment of tuberculin skin testing of preschool children enrolled in Medicaid managed care. Maternal Child Health Journal 2006;10:171-176.
O'Haire C, Dansereau LM, Simon P, MacRoy PM, Vivier PM. Eliminating disparities in preventive services between preschool children enrolled in Medicaid managed care and those commercially insured. (Research Letter) Public Health Reports. 2005;120:480-481.
Forrest CB, Riley A W, Vivier PM, Gordon NP, Starfield B. Predictors of children's healthcare use: The value of child versus parental perspectives on healthcare needs. Medical Care. 2004;42:232-238.
Brousseau DC, Dansereau LM, Linakis JG, Leddy T, Vivier PM. Pediatric emergency department utilization within a statewide Medicaid managed care system. Academic Emergency Medicine. 2002;9:296-299.
Vivier PM, Alario AJ, Peter G, Leddy T, Simon P, Mor V. An analysis of the immunization status of preschool children enrolled in a statewide Medicaid managed care program. The Journal of Pediatrics. 2001;139:624-629.
Vivier PM, Flanagan P, Simon P, Diana BJ, Brown L, Alario AJ. An assessment of selected preventive screenings among children aged 12 through 35 months in a hospital-based, Medicaid managed care practice. Ambulatory Child Health 2001:7:3-10.
Vivier PM, Hogan JW, Simon P, Leddy T, Dansereau LM, Alario AJ. A statewide assessment of lead screening histories of preschool children enrolled in a Medicaid managed care program. Pediatrics. 2001;108:e28.
Vivier PM, Alario AJ, O'Haire C, Dansereau LM, Jakum EB, Peter G. The impact of outreach efforts in reaching underimmunized children in a Medicaid managed care practice. Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine 2000;154:1243-1247.
Lakhiani CN, Vivier PM, Alario AJ, Simon P, Diana BJ, Peter G. An analysis of the transition from OPV to IPV for primary immunization in a hospital-based, primary care practice. The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal 2000;19:575-576.
Vivier PM, Alario AJ, Simon P, Flanagan P, O'Haire C, and Peter G. Immunization status of children enrolled in a hospital-based Medicaid managed care practice - The importance of the timing of vaccine administration. The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal 1999;18:783-788.
Golova N, Alario AJ, Vivier PM, Rodriguez M, High P. Literacy promotion in Hispanic families in a primary care setting: A randomized controlled trial. Pediatrics 1999;103:993-997.
Hughart N, Holt E, Rosenthal J, Ross A, Jones A, Keane V, Vivier P, and Guyer B. Effectiveness of pediatric practice consultation on missed opportunities for immunization. Journal of Urban Health: Bulletin of the New York Academy of Medicine 1998;75:123-134.
Hughart N, Vivier P, Ross A, Strobino D, Holt E, Hou W, Guyer B. Are immunizations an incentive for well child visits? Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine 1997;151:690-695.
Holt E, Guyer B, Hughart N, Keane V, Vivier P, Ross A, Strobino D. The contributions of missed opportunities to childhood under-immunization in Baltimore. Pediatrics 1996;97(4):474-480.
Vivier PM, Lewander WJ, Block SH, Simon PR, Alario AJ, Linakis JG. Is continuity of care preserved in children who utilize the pediatric emergency department? Pediatrics 1995;95(1):37-41.
Vivier PM, Lewander WJ, Martin HF, Linakis JG. Isopropyl alcohol intoxication in a neonate through chronic dermal exposure: A complication of a culturally based umbilical care practice. Pediatric Emergency Care 1994;10:91-93.
Vivier PM, Dietrich AJ, and Witters LA. Management of elevated cholesterol levels by New Hampshire primary care physicians. The Journal of Family Practice 1988;27:167-172.
Smith SR, Vivier PM, Blain ALB. A comparison of first year medical school performances of students admitted with and without interviews. Journal of Medical Education 1986;61:404-406.
Royce Family Associate Professor of Teaching Excellence
Brown University, 2014-2017
2007 Healthy Housing Award
RI Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program
Rhode Island Department of Health
Robert Wood Johnson Generalist Physician Faculty Scholar Award
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, July 1997 to June 2002
Medical Student Teaching Award
Brown University Pediatric Residency Program, 1992
Quigley Continuity Clinic Award
(Awarded to the resident who sees the most continuity clinic patients)
Brown University Pediatric Residency Program, 1991 and 1992
Intern Active Continuity Clinic Award
Brown University Pediatric Residency Program, 1990
New England Pediatric Society Prize
Brown University Program in Medicine, 1989
Harry L. Gardner Award
Rhode Island Lung Association, 1985
American Pediatric Society, 2016 to present
Society for Pediatric Research, 2001 to present
Academic Pediatric Association, 1996 to present
American Academy of Pediatrics, July 1989 to present
Member of the Rhode Island Chapter Executive Board, 1998 to 2002
|Licensed Physician||Rhode Island Department of Health||-|
|Board Certified Pediatrician||American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatrics||-|
|PHP 2023 - Maternal and Child Health in the United States|
|PHP 2070 - Public Health/Community Service Internship|
|PHP 2470 - Topics in Clinical, Translational and Health Services Research|