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Gwen McWhorter Professor of Geriatric Medicine
Campus Address CH19 201
Phone  (20-5) -064
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Undergraduate  Temple University      BSN 
Graduate  UAB School of Nursing      MSN 
Residency  UAB Internal Medicine      --- 
Fellowship  UAB Geriatric Medicine      --- 
Medical School  UAB School of Medicine    1986  MD 

Faculty Appointment(s)
Appointment Type Department Division Rank
Primary  Medicine  Med-Gerontology/Geriatrics/Palliative Care Professor Emeritus
Center  Integrative Center for Aging Research  Integrative Center for Aging Research Professor Emeritus

Biographical Sketch 
Patricia S. Goode, MD, Professor of Medicine, is a board-certified internist and geriatrician and serves as Medical Director of the UAB Continence Clinic and Director of the Birmingham/Atlanta VA Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center (GRECC). Dr. Goode with collaborator Dr. Kathryn Burgio founded the UAB Continence Clinic in 1992. It is a multidisciplinary clinic that integrates clinical, research and educational programs to provide high quality, cost-effective care for patients with incontinence and related disorders.

Research/Clinical Interest
Since 1992, Dr. Goode’s research has focused on improving evaluation and treatment of patients with incontinence. The Continence Research teams at the UAB Continence Clinic and the VA GRECC Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center (GRECC) have done multiple clinical trials establishing the evidence base for behavioral therapies for incontinence in women and men, including post-prostatectomy incontinence. Dr. Goode is also a member of the GRECC BEACON Research Team which continues to do research and education to improve the care of patients at end of life.

Selected Publications 
Publication PUBMEDID
Markland AM, Burgio KL, Whitehead W, Richter HE, Wilcox CM, Redden DT, Beasley TM, Goode PS. Loperamide vs Psyllium Fiber for Treatment of Fecal Incontinence: The Fecal Incontinence Prescription (Rx) Management (FIRM) Randomized Clinical Trial, Diseases of the Colon and Rectum, 2015 Oct; 58(10):983-93.  26347971 
Kutner JS, Blatchford PJ, Taylor DH, Ritchie CS, Bull JH, Fairclough DL, Hanson LC, LeBlanc TW, Samsa GP, Wolf S, Aziz NM, Currow DC, Ferrell B, Wagner-Johnston, N Zafar SY, Cleary JF, Dev S, Goode PS, Kamal AH, Kassner C, Kvale EA, McCallum JG, Adeboye B. Ogunseitan AB, Pantilat SZ, Portenoy RK, Prince-Paul M, Sloan JA, Swetz KM, Von Gunten CF, Abernethy AP. Safety and Benefit of Discontinuing Statin Therapy in the Setting of Advanced, Life-Limiting Illness - A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Internal Medicine, 2015 May;175(5):691-700.  25798575 
Bharucha AE, Dunivan G, Goode PS, Lukacz ES, Markland AD, Matthews CA, Mott L, Rogers RG, Whitehead WE, Rao SSC, Hamilton FA. Epidemiology, Pathophysiology, and Classification of Fecal Incontinence: State of the Science Summary for the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) Workshop. American Journal of Gastroenterology, 2015 Jan;110(1):127-136.  25533002 
Bailey FA, Williams BR, Woodby LL, Goode PS, Redden DT, Houston TK, Granstaff US, Johnson TM II, Pennypacker LC, Haddock KS, Painter JM, Spencer JM, Hartney T, Burgio KL. Intervention to Improve Care at Life’s End in Inpatient Settings: the BEACON Trial. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2014 Jun;29(6):836-43.  24449032 
Johnson TM 2nd, Markland AD, Goode PS, Vaughan CP, Colli JL, Ouslander JG, Redden DT, McGwin G, Burgio KL. Efficacy of Adding Behavioural Treatment or Antimuscarinic Drug Therapy to α-Blocker Therapy in Men with Nocturia. BJU International. 2013 Jul; 112(1):100-108.  23448285 
Burgio KL, Goode PS, Johnson II TM, Hammontree L, Ouslander JG, Markland AD, Colli J, Vaughan CP, Redden DT. Behavioral versus Drug Treatment for Overactive Bladder in Men: the Male Overactive Bladder Treatment in Veterans (MOTIVE) Trial. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 2011 Dec;59:2209-2216.  22092152 
Goode PS, Burgio KL, Johnson TM, Clay OJ, Roth DL, Markland AD, Burkhardt JH, Issa MM, Lloyd LK. Behavioral Therapy With or Without Biofeedback and Pelvic Floor Electrical Stimulation for Persistent Post-prostatectomy Incontinence – A Randomized Controlled Trial. JAMA, 2011 Jan;305(2):151-159.  21224456 
Markland AD, Goode PS, Redden DT, Borrud LG, Burgio KL. Prevalence of Urinary Incontinence in Men: Results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Journal of Urology. 2010 Sept;184(3):1022-7.  20643440 
Goode PS, Burgio KL, Richter HE, Markland AD. Incontinence in Older Women, Care of the Aging Patient: From Evidence to Action. JAMA, 2010 Jun;303:2172-81.  20516418 
Richter H, Burgio K, Brubaker L, Nygaard I, Ye W, Weidner A, Bradley C, Handa V, Borrello-France D, Goode P, Zyczynski H, Lukacz E, Schaffer J, Barber M, Meikle S, Spino C, for the Pelvic Floor Disorders Network. Continence Pessary Compared with Behavioral Therapy or Combined Therapy for Stress Incontinence: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2010 Mar;115:609-17.  20177294 
Whitehead WE, Borrud L, Goode PS, Meikle S, Mueller E, Tuteja A, Weidner A, Weinstein M, Ye W for the Pelvic Floor Disorders Network. Fecal Incontinence in U.S. Adults: Epidemiology and Risk Factors. Gastroenterology. 2009 Aug;137(2):512-517.  19410574 
Burgio KL, Richter HE, Clements RH, Redden DT, Goode PS. Changes in Urinary and Fecal Incontinence Symptoms with Weight Loss Surgery in Morbidly Obese Women. Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2007 Nov;110(5):1034-1040.  17978117 
Burgio KL, Goode PS, Urban DA, Umlauf MG, Locher JL, Bueschen A, Redden DT. Preoperative Biofeedback Assisted Behavioral Training to Decrease Post-Prostatectomy Incontinence: A Randomized, Controlled Trial. Journal of Urology 2006 Jan; 175:196-201.  16406909 
Burgio KL, Goode PS, Urban DA, Umlauf MG, Locher JL, Bueschen A, Redden DT. Preoperative Biofeedback Assisted Behavioral Training to Decrease Post-Prostatectomy Incontinence: A Randomized, Controlled Trial. Journal of Urology 2006 Jan; 175:196-201.  16406909 
Bailey FA, Burgio KL, Woodby LL, Williams BR, Redden DT, Kovac SH, Durham RM, Goode PS. Improving Processes of Hospital Care for During the Last Hours of Life. Archives of Internal Medicine 2005 Aug; 165(15):1722-1727.
Goode PS, Burgio KL, Locher JL, Roth DL, Umlauf M, Richter HE, Varner RE, Lloyd LK. Effect of behavioral training with or without pelvic floor electrical stimulation on stress incontinence in women: a randomized controlled trial. JAMA 2003 July; 290:345-352.   12865375 
Burgio KL, Goode PS, Locher J, Umlauf M, Roth D, Richter H, Varner R, Lloyd L. Behavioral Training With and Without Biofeedback in the Treatment of Urge Incontinence in Older Women: A Randomized Controlled Trial. JAMA 2002 Nov; 288:2293-2299.  12425706 
Burgio KL, Locher JL, Goode PS, Hardin JM, McDowell BJ, Candib D. Behavioral vs. Drug Treatment for Urge Urinary Incontinence in Older Women: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA 1998; 280(23):1995-2000.  9863850 

urinary incontinence, bowel incontinence