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Paul S. Frame, M.D.


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About Me

Faculty Appointments

Clinical Professor Emeritus - Department of Family Medicine (SMD)


Post-doctoral Training & Residency

Family Practice Residency
Hunterdon Medical Center
Flemington, New Jersey 1971 - 1974


MD | Univ Pennsylvania Sch Medicine. Medicine. 1971

BA | Oberlin College. Chemistry. 1967


Teacher Recognition Award. 1988

"Max Cheplove Award" for advancement of the cause of family medicine.. 1987

"Lillie M. Erk" prize for dedication to the needs of the total patient.. 1971

Sigma Xi Science Honorary. 1967

Curtis Hames Award for research contributions to Family Medicine.


Journal Articles

Health plan policies and programs for colorectal cancer screening: a national profile

Klabunde, CN; Riley, GF; Mandelsonn, MT; Frame, PS; Brown, ML.

Am J Manag Care. 2004; 10: 273-279.

Physicians' roles in preventing dental caries in preschool children: a summary of the evidence for the U. S. Preventive Services Task Force.

Bader, JD; Rozier, G; Lohr, KN; Frame, PS.

Am J. Prev Med. 2004; 26 (4): 315-25.

Screening for suicide risk in adults: a summary of the evidence for the U. S. Preventive Services Task Force

Gaynes, BN; West, SL, Ford, CA; Prame, PS; Klein, J; Lohr, KN.

Ann Intern Med. 2004; 140: 822-835.

Screening Adults for type 2 diabetes: a review of the evidence for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.

Harris, RH; Donahue, K; Rathore, SS; Frame, PS; Woolf, SH; Lorh, KN.

Ann Intern Med. 2003; 138: 215-29.

A national survey of primary care physicians' colorectal cancer screening recommendations and practices.

Klabunde, CN; Frame, PS; Meadow, A; Jones, E; Nadel, M; Vernon, SW.

Preventive Medicine. 2003; 36: 352-62.

Automated health maintenance reminders: tools do not make a system

Frame, PS.

JABFP. 2003; 16: 350-1.

National Institute of Health State-of-the-Science Panel. National Institutes of Health State-of-the-Science Conference Statement: Symptom Management in cancer: Pain, Depression, and Fatigue. July 15-17, 2002

Patrick, DL; Ferketich, SL; Frame, PS; Harris, JJ; Hendricks, CB; Levin, B; Link, MP; Lustig, C; McLaughlin, J; Ried, LD; Turrisi, AT 3rd; Unutzer, J; Vernon, SW.

J National Cancer Institute. 2003; 95 (15): 1110-7.

US Preventive Services Task Force. Screening for chlamydia infection: recommendations and rationale.

Berg, AO; Allan, JD; Frame, PS; Homer, CJ; Lieu, TA; Mulrow, CD; Orleans, CT; Peipert, JF, Pender, NJ; Sox, HC Jr.; Teutsch, SM; Westhoff, C; Woolf, SH.

AJN. 2002; 102 (10): 87-92.

US Preventive Services Task Force of the Agency for Healthcare Policy and Research. Newborn hearing screening: recommendations and rationale

Berg, AO; Allan, JD; Frame, PS; Homer, CJ; Lieu, TA; Mulrow, CD; Orleans, CT; Peipert, JF, Pender, NJ; Sox, HC Jr.; Teutsch, SM; Westhoff, C; Woolf, SH.

AJM. 2002; 102 (11): 83-9.

Screening for skin cancer

Helfand, M; Mahon, S; Eden, KB; Frame, PS; Orleans, CT.

Am J prev Med. 2001; 20 (3S): 47-58.

What can technology do to, and for, family medicine?

Ebell, MH; Frame, PS;.

Fam Med. 2001; 33 (4): 311-9.

Preventive dentistry: practitioners' recommendations for low-risk patients compared with scientific evidence and practice quidelines

Frame, PS; Sawai, R; Bower, WH, Meyerowitz, C.

Am J Prev Med. 2000; 18 (2): 159-62.

Developing office systems for preventive care

Frame, PS.

Preventive Med in Managed Care. 2000; 1: 45-580.

Routine screening for lung cancer: Maybe someday, but not yet.

Frame, PS.

JAMA. 2000; 284: 1980-83.

After the grant runs out: long-term provider health maintenance compliance using a computer-based tracking system

Cooley, KA; Frame, PS; Eberly, SW.

Arch Fam Med. 1999; 8: 813-17.

Providing more - and better - preventive care

Dickey, L; Frame, PS.

Patient Care. 1999; 33: 198-210.

Determinants of cancer screening frequency: the example of screening for cervical cancer

Frame, PS; Frame, JS.

J Am Board Fam Pract. 1998; 11: 87-95.

The use of colchicine to treat severe constipation in developmentally disabled patients

Frame, PS; Dolan, P; Kohli, T; Eberly, SW.

J Am Board Fam Pract. 1998; 11: 341-6.

Breast and prostate screening strategies

Frame, PS.

Strategic Medicine. 1998; 2 (4): 14-20.

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: highlights of the 1996 report

Frame, PS; Berg, AO; Woolf, S.

Am Fam Physician. 1997; 55: 567-76.

Preventing atherosclerosis: Recommendations of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

Frame, PS.

Polish J. Atherosclerosis Res. 1996; 11: 74-77.

Cancer occurrence and screening in family practice a 20-year experience

Kiernan, GN; Frame, PS.

J Fam Pract. 1996; 43: 49-55.

The complete annual physical examination refuses to die

Frame, PS.

J Fam Pract. 1995; 40: 543-45.

Computerized health maintenance tracking systems: a clinicians guide to necessary and optional features. A report from the Americal Cancer Society advisory group on preventive health care reminder systems.

Frame, PS.

J Am Board Fam Pract. 1995; 8: 221-9.

Computer-based vs manual health maintenance tracking; a controlled trial

Frame, PS; Zimmer, JG; Werth, PL; Hall, WJ; Ederly, SW.

Arch Fam Med. 1994; 3: 581-588.

Clinical prevention in primary care: everyone talks about it, why aren't we doing it?

Frame, PS.

J Am Board Fam Pract. 1994; 7: 449-51.

Screening and management of cholesterol levels in children and adolescents.

Frame, PS.

J am Board Fam Prac. 1993; 6: 582-587.

Screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm in men ages 60-80 years; a cost-effectiveness analysis

Frame, PS; Fryback, DG.

Ann Intern Med. 1993; 119: 411-416.

How primary health care providers can integrate cancer prevention into practice.

Frame, PS; Werth, PL.

Cancer. 1993; 72: 1132-7.

An international perspective on the cholesterol debate

Rosser, WW; Palmer, WH; Fowler, G; Lamberts, H; Thomsom, A; Lam, C; Frame, PS.

Fam Pract. 1993; 10 (4): 431-8.

Health Maintenance in clinical practice: strategies and barriers

Frame, PS.

Am Fam Physician. 1992; 45: 1192-1200.

Breast cancer screening in older women: the family practice perspective

Frame, PS.

J Gerontol. 1992; 47: 131-133.

HTRAK, a computerized health maintenance trcking system for primary care.

Frame, PS; Werth, PL.

Proceedings-the Annual Sumposium on Computer Applications in Medical Care. 1992; : 833-4.

Housecalls (poem)

Frame, PS.

J Fam Pract. 1991; 32: 535.

Sacroiliac subluxation: a common, treatable cause of low-back pain in pregnancy

Daly, JM; Frame, PS; Rapoza, PA.

Fam Pract Res J. 1991; 11: 149+159.

Description of a computerized health maintenance tracking system for primary care practice

Frame, PS; Zimmer, JG; Werth, PL; Martens, WB.

Am J Prev Med. 1991; 7: 311-8.

The Physician Assistant's role in clinical prevention

Frame, PS.

J Am Acad Phys Assistnats. 1990; 3: 568-70.

Can computerized reminder systems have an impact on preventive services in practice

Frame, PS.

J gen Intern Med. 1990; 5 (suppl): S112-S115.

Is community-oriented primary care a viable concept in actual practice? An affirmative view.

Frame, PS.

J Fam Pract. 1989; 28: 203-206.

Clinical prevention in primary care -- the time is now!

Frame, PS.

J Fam Pract. 1989; 29: 150-152.

Is routine influenza immunization indicated for people over 65 years of age? An opposing view.

Frame, PS.

J Fam Pract. 1988; 26: 215-217.

Ten years of screening for cancer in a family practice.

Berner, JS; Frame, PS; Dickinson, JC.

J Fam Pract. 1987; 24: 249-252.

Towards rational health maintenance

Frame, PS.

HMO Pract. 1987; 1: 12-18.

Whats new in health care screening?

Frame, PS; Lawrence, RS; Taplin S.

Patient Care. 1987; 15: 109-150.

Well-adult care in office practice.

Frame, PS; Lawrence, RS; Taplin, S.

Patient Care. 1987; 15: 133-144.

Screening flexible sigmoidosoopy: is it worthwhile? An opposing view.

Frame, PS.

J Fam Pract. 1987; 5: 604-607.

A critical review of adult health maintenance; parts 1-3

Frame, PS.

J Fam Pract. 1986; 22: 341-346; 417-422; 511-520.

A critical review of adult health maintenance; part 4 - prevention of metabolic, behavioral and miscellaneous conditions

Frame, PS.

J Fam Practice. 1986; 23: 29-39.

Effectiveness of tuberculin skin test screening in a rural family practice.

Cornell, JT; Frame, PS; Franks, P.

J Fam Pract. 1985; : 455-459.

Frame PS; Kowulich BA; Llewellyn AN.

Improving physician compliance with a health maintenance

Where is the evidence to support screening for open angle glaucoma?

Frame, PS.

Fam Med. 1982; 2: 14.

Stool occult blood screening for colorectal cancer

Frame PS, Kowulich BA:.

J Fam pract. 1982; 15: 1071-1075.

Use and abuse of the baseline laboratory test in periodic health screening.

Frame, PS.

J Fam Pract. 1981; 12: 143.

Periodic Health Screening in a Rural Private Practice

Frame, PS.

J Fam Pract. 1979; 9: 57-64.

A model for the use of physician's assistants in primary care.

Frame PS, Wetterau NW, Parey B.

J Farn Pract. 1978; 7: 1195-1201.


Health promotion and disease prevention in clinical practice (2008)

Chapter: Developing a Health Maintenance Schedule

Authors: Frame, PS

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia 2008

The Role of Family Practice in a changing Health Care Environment: a Dialogue (2001)

Chapter: What can technology do to and for family practice

Authors: Ebell, MH; Frame, PS

Publisher: American Academy of Family Physicians, Washington, DC 2001

Health Promotion and Disease Prevention in Clinical Practice (1996)

Chapter: Developing a Health Maintenance Schedule

Authors: Frame, PS

Publisher: Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore 1996

Health Promotion and Disease Prevention in Clinical Practice (1996)

Chapter: Computer-Assisted Decision Making and Reminder Systems

Authors: Frame, PS

Publisher: Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore 1996

Exploring Rural Medicine: current issues and concepts (1993)

Chapter: Health Maintenance in Clinical Practice: Strategies and Barriers

Authors: Frame, PS

Publisher: Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, CA 1993

Proceedings of the 1992 Winter Simulation Conference: (1992)

Chapter: Screening for abdominal aortic aneurysms: time-based modeling for public policy.

Authors: Fryback, DG; Frame, PS

Publisher: The Society for Computer Simulation, San Diego, CA 1992

Depression in Primary Care: Screening and Detection (1990)

Chapter: Screening procedures in primary care: History and uses

Authors: Frame, PS

Publisher: Routledge, New York 1990

Medical care for the McDaniel family (1983)

Chapter: Health Maintenance in childhood and health maintenance for adults.

Authors: Frame, PS

Publisher: Health Sciences Consortium, Chapel Hill, NC 1983

Teaching preventive medicine in primary care (1983)

Chapter: Prevention in a rural family practice

Authors: Frame, PS

Publisher: Springer, New York 1983

Family Practice (1978)

Chapter: Periodic health screening

Authors: Frame, PS; Hennen, BK

Publisher: WB Saunders, Philadelphia 1978