Gretchen Sieger

Gretchen Sieger

8-132 Phillips-Wangensteen Building
516 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States

Gretchen Sieger is the Director of Operations for Clinical Informatics in the Best Practices Informatics Consulting (BPIC) core of CTSI. She provides leadership in the development of clinical informatics initiatives that advance the mission of CTSI to accelerate discoveries toward better health. Gretchen has been a part of the University of Minnesota's Health Sciences research community since 2001 and has previous experience both as a Certified Clinical Research Coordinator and Data Analyst.


Director of Operations, Clinical Informatics - Best Practices Integrated Informatics Core (BPIC)

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1.Jordan VA, Cohen S, Lunos S, Horvath KJ, Sieger G, Misono S. Mental Health and Dysphonia: Which Comes First, and Does That Change Care Utilization?. Laryngoscope. 2020 May;130(5):1243-1248. doi: 10.1002/lary.28203. Epub 2020 Feb 8. PubMed PMID: 32034963.

2.Wirth KM, Sheka AC, Kizy S, Irey R, Benner A, Sieger G, Simon G, Ma S, Lake J, Aliferis C, Leslie D, Marmor S, Ikramuddin S. Bariatric Surgery is Associated With Decreased Progression of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease to Cirrhosis: A Retrospective Cohort Analysis. Ann Surg. 2020 Mar 27;. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000003871. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 32224733.

3.Jordan VA, Lunos S, Sieger G, Horvath KJ, Cohen S, Misono S. Association of voice and mental health diagnoses with differences in voice-related care utilization. Laryngoscope. 2019 Sep 11;. doi: 10.1002/lary.28277. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31508825.

4.Blaes AH, Simon G, Ugurbil M, Sieger GK, Ikramuddin S. Impact of bariatric surgery on breast cancer disease burden in the obese breast cancer survivor. Journal of Clinical Oncology. 2018 June; 36(15).

5.Cotter KJ, Fan Y, Sieger GK, Weight CJ, Konety BR. Prevalence of Clostridium Difficile Infection in Patients After Radical Cystectomy and Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy. Bladder Cancer. 2017 Oct 27;3(4):305-310. doi: 10.3233/BLC-170132. PubMed PMID: 29152554; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5676759.

6.Nelson S, Boeser K, Sieger GK, Zhang L, Dittes S, Ferrieri P, Sahni N, Medcraft E, Borchart M, Greenberg R, Kline S.Optimal Use of Procalcitonin for Antimicrobial Stewardship. Open Forum Infectious Diseases. 2016 October; 3(1).

7.Ibrahim HN, Foley RN, Reule SA, Spong R, Kukla A, Issa N, Berglund DM, Sieger GK, Matas AJ. Renal Function Profile in White Kidney Donors: The First 4 Decades. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2016 Sep;27(9):2885-93. doi: 10.1681/ASN.2015091018. Epub 2016 Feb 17. PubMed PMID: 26888476; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5004661.

8.Issa N, Askandarani S, Gillingham K, Kukla A, Sieger G, Ibrahim H, Matas A. Fate of Living Kidney Donors Who Lost Weight to Become Donors. THE WORLD TRANSPLANT CONGRESS; 2014 July 27; Transplantation: Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc.; c2014.

9.Oetting WS, Zhu Y, Brott MJ, Matas AJ, Cordner GK, Pan W. Validation of genetic variants associated with early acute rejection in kidney allograft transplantation. Clin Transplant. 2012 May-Jun;26(3):418-23. doi: 10.1111/j.1399-0012.2011.01522.x. Epub 2011 Sep 15. PubMed PMID: 21919968; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3374041.

10.Ibrahim HN, Kukla A, Cordner G, Bailey R, Gillingham K, Matas AJ. Diabetes after kidney donation. Am J Transplant. 2010 Feb;10(2):331-7. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-6143.2009.02944.x. Epub 2009 Dec 23. PubMed PMID: 20041863; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3565834.

11.Ibrahim HN, Akkina SK, Leister E, Gillingham K, Cordner G, Guo H, Bailey R, Rogers T, Matas AJ. Pregnancy outcomes after kidney donation. Am J Transplant. 2009 Apr;9(4):825-34. PubMed PMID: 19353771; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2747242.