Anne Sales

Anne Sales, PhD, RN

Adjunct Professor


As of January 1, 2022, Dr. Sales is a full-time faculty member at the University of Missouri. She is still an active health services researcher at the VA Center for Clinical Management Research at the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System.

Published Articles or Reviews

Selected publications:

  • Sales AE, Ersek M, Intrator OK, Levy C, Carpenter JG, Hogikyan R, Kales HC, Landis-Lewis Z, Olsan T, Miller SC, Montagnini M, Periyakoil VS, Reder S. Implementing goals of care conversations with veterans in VA long-term care setting: a mixed methods protocol. Implement
  • Skolarus TA, Sales AE. Using implementation science to improve urologic oncology care. Urol Oncol. 2016 Sep;34(9):384-7. doi: 10.1016/j.urolonc.2016.05.022. Review. PubMed PMID: 27401405. is external)
  • Robinson CH, Annis AM, Forman J, Krein SL, Yankey N, Duffy SA, Taylor B, Sales AE. Factors that affect implementation of a nurse staffing directive: results from a qualitative multi-case evaluation. J Adv Nurs. 2016 Aug;72(8):1886-98. doi: 10.1111/jan.12961(link is external). PubMed PMID: 27030070.
  • Sales A. Generating and using evidence: reflections from the perspective of implementation. J Clin Epidemiol. 2016 May;73:6-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2015.12.012(link is external). PubMed PMID: 26883637
  • Brehaut JC, Colquhoun HL, Eva KW, Carroll K, Sales A, Michie S, Ivers N, Grimshaw JM. Practice Feedback Interventions: 15 Suggestions for Optimizing Effectiveness. Ann Intern Med. 2016 Mar 15;164(6):435-41. doi: 10.7326/M15-2248(link is external). PubMed PMID: 26903136
  • Straus SE, Sales A, Wensing M, Michie S, Kent B, Foy R. Education and training for implementation science: our interest in manuscripts describing education and training materials. Implement Sci. 2015 Sep 28;10:136. doi: 10.1186/s13012-015-0326-x(link is external). PubMed PMID: 26416302; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4585996.
  • Padek M, Colditz G, Dobbins M, Koscielniak N, Proctor EK, Sales AE, Brownson RC. Developing educational competencies for dissemination and implementation research training programs: an exploratory analysis using card sorts. Implement Sci. 2015 Aug 12;10:114. doi: 10.1186/s13012-015-0304-3(link is external). PubMed PMID: 26264453; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4534127.
  • Sales A. Nurse staffing matters: now what? BMJ Qual S
  • Sales AE, Fraser K, Baylon MA, O'Rourke HM, Gao G, Bucknall T, Maisey S. Understanding feedback report uptake: process evaluation findings from a 13-month feedback intervention in long-term care settings. Implement Sci. 2015 Feb 12;10:20. doi: 10.1186/s13012-015-0208-2. PubMed PMID: 25884696; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4331147.
  • Sales AE, Schalm C, Baylon MA, Fraser KD. Data for improvement and clinical excellence: report of an interrupted time series trial of feedback in long-term care. Implement Sci. 2014 Nov 11;9:161. doi: 10.1186/s13012-014-0161-5(link is external). PubMed PMID: 25384801; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4230368.