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    Publications by Finding Answers grantees and National Program Office staff. Publications are arranged first by disease category, then chronologically by publish date. Click a category to expand the list.

    Diabetes

    Billimek J, Malik S, Sorkin DH, Schmalbach P, Ngo-Metzger Q, Greenfield S, Kaplan SH.

    Understanding Disparities in Lipid Management among Patients with Type 2 Diabetes: Gender Differences in Medication Nonadherence after Treatment Intensification

    Women’s Health Issues. 2015 Jan-Feb;25(1):6-12. Published online 2014 Nov 22.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25442365

    Kaplan SH, Billimek J, Sorkin DH, Ngo-Metzger Q, Greenfield S.

    Reducing Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Diabetes: The Coached Care (R2D2C2) Project

    Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2013 Oct;28(10):1340-1349. Published online 2013 May 4.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3785664/

    Bray P, Cummings D, Morrissey S, Thompson D, Holbert D, Wilson K, Lukosius E, Tanenberg R.

    Improved Outcomes in Diabetes Care for Rural African Americans

    Annals of Family Medicine. 2013 Mar-April; 11(2):145-150.
    Full Article (may require subscription)

    Malik S, Billimek J, Greenfield S, Sorkin DH, Ngo-Metzger Q, Kaplan SH.

    Patient Complexity and Risk Factor Control Among Multi-morbid Patients with Type 2 Diabetes: Results from the R2D2C2 Study

    Medical Care. 2013 Feb;51(2):180-185.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3552007/

    Billimek J, Sorkin DH.

    Food Insecurity, Processes of Care, and Self-Reported Medication Underuse in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes: Results from the California Health Interview Survey

    Health Services Research. 2012 Dec; 47(6): 2159–2168. Published online 2012 Sep 21.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3523369/

    Billimek J, Sorkin DH.

    Dietary Behaviors of a Racially and Ethnically Diverse Sample of Overweight and Obese Californians

    Health Education and Behavior. 2012 Dec;39(6):737-744. Published online 2012 Mar 30.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22467636

    Chien AT, Eastman D, Li Z, Rosenthal MB.

    Impact of a Pay for Performance Program to Improve Diabetes Care in the Safety Net

    Preventive Medicine.2012 Nov;55 Suppl:S80-5.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23046985

    Lemay CA, Ferguson WJ, Hargraves JL.

    Community Health Worker Encounter Forms: A Tool to Guide and Document Patient Visits and Worker Performance

    American Journal of Public Health. 2012 Jul; 102 (7):e70-75.
    http://ajph.aphapublications.org/doi/pdf/10.2105/AJPH.2011.300416

    Billimek J, Sorkin DH.

    Self-reported Neighborhood Safety and Nonadherence to Treatment Regimens Among Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

    Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2012 Mar;27(3):292-296. Published online 2011 Sep 21.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3286552/

    Hargraves JL, Ferguson WJ, Lemay CA, Pernice J.

    Community Health Workers Assisting Patients With Diabetes in Self-management

    Journal of Ambulatory Care Management. 2012; 35(1): 15–26.
    http://journals.lww.com/ambulatorycaremanagement/Abstract/2012/01000/Community_Health_Workers_Assisting_Patients_With.3.aspx

    Ngo-Metzger Q, Sorkin DH, Billimek J, Greenfield S, Kaplan SH.

    The Effects of Financial Pressures on Adherence and Glucose Control Among Racial/Ethnically Diverse Patients with Diabetes

    Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2012; 27(4): 432-437.
    http://www.springerlink.com/content/54887u48x352mw42/

    Nguyen H, Sorkin DH, Billimek J, Kaplan SH, Greenfield S, Ngo- Metzger Q.

    Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) Use among Non-Hispanic White, Mexican American, and Vietnamese American Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

    Journal for the Healthcare of the Poor and Underserved. 2011 Nov;25(4),1941-1955.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25418251

    Bray P, Cummings DM, Thompson DK.

    Use of Integrated Care Delivery to Improve the Quality of Diabetes Management Among African Americans

    North Carolina Medical Journal. 2011 Sep-Oct;72(5):390-2.
    http://www.ncmedicaljournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/72511-web.pdf

    Ferguson WJ, Lemay CA, Hargraves JL, Gorodetsky T, Calista J.

    Developing community health worker diabetes training.

    Health Education Research. Online 2011.
    http://her.oxfordjournals.org/content/27/4/755

    August KJ, Sorkin DH.

    Support and Influence in the Context of Diabetes Management: Do Racial/Ethnic Differences Exist?

    Journal of Health Psychology. 2011 Jul;16(5):711-721. Published online 2011 Mar 28.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3725286/

    Sorkin DH, Ngo-Metzger Q, Billimek J, August KJ, Greenfield S, Kaplan SH.

    Underdiagnosed and Undertreated Depression Among Racially/Ethnically Diverse Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

    Diabetes Care. 2011 Mar;34(3):598-600. Published online 2011 Jan 27.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3041188/

    August KJ, Sorkin DH

    Marital status and gender differences in managing a chronic illness: The function of health-related social control

    Social Science & Medicine. 2010; 71(10): 1831-1838.
    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0277953610006507 

    Kaplan SH, Billimek J, Sorkin DH, Ngo-Metzger Q, Greenfield S.

    Who Can Respond to Treatment? Identifying Patient Characteristics Related to Heterogeneity of Treatment Effects

    Medical Care. 2010 Jun;48(6 Suppl):S9-S16.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20473205

    Sequist TD, Fitzmaurice GM, Marshall R, Shaykevich S, Marston A, Safran DG, Ayanian JZ

    Cultural Competency Training and Performance Reports to Improve Diabetes Care for Black Patients: A Cluster Randomized, Controlled Trial

    Annals of Internal Medicine. 2010; 152:40-46.
    http://annals.org/article.aspx?articleid=745482

    Sequist TD, Fitzmaurice GM, Marshall R, Shaykevich S, Safran DG, Ayanian JZ

    Physician Performance and Racial Disparities in Diabetes Mellitus Care

    Archives of Internal Medicine. 2008. 168(11):1145-1151.
    http://archinte.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=414277

    Peek ME, Cargill A, Huang ES

    Diabetes Health Disparities: A Systematic Review of Health Care Interventions

    Medical Care Research and Review. 2007. 64: 101S -156S.
    http://mcr.sagepub.com/content/64/5_suppl/101S.full.pdf+html?ijkey=k/F.3XSosAMeY&keytype=ref&siteid=spmcr

    Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors

    Palacio A, Keller VF, Chen J, Tamariz L, Carrasquillo O, Tanio C

    Can Physicians Deliver Chronic Medications at the Point of Care?

    American Journal of Medical Quality. Online Feb 2015.
    http://ajm.sagepub.com/content/early/2015/02/13/1062860614568646.long

    Crowley MJ, Powers BJ, Olsen MK, Grubber JM, Koropchak C, Rose CM, Gentry P, Bowlby L, Trujillo G, Maciejewski ML, Bosworth HB

    The Cholesterol, Hypertension, And Glucose Education (CHANGE) study: Results from a randomized controlled trial in African Americans with diabetes

    American Heart Journal. July 2013 .
    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S000287031300286X

    Diamond LC, Moreno M, Soto S, Otero – Sabogal R.

    Bilingual Dual-Role Staff Interpreters in the Health Care Setting: Factors Associated With Passing a Language Competency Test

    International Journal of Interpreter Education. Online May 2012.
    http://www.cit-asl.org/Journal/2012_Vol4/diamond-abstract.html

    Moreno MR, Otero-Sabogal R, Soto C.

    Using Web-Based Training to Improve Skills Among Bilingual Dual-Role Staff Interpreters

    International Journal of Interpreter Education. Online Nov 2011.
    http://www.cit-asl.org/Journal/2011_Vol3/moreno-abstract.html  

    Palaniappan LP, Wong EC, Shin JJ, Moreno MR, Otero-Sabogal R.

    Collecting Patient Race/Ethnicity and Primary Language Data in Ambulatory Care Settings: A Case Study in Methodology

    Health Services Research Journal. 2009 Oct;44(5 Pt 1):1750-61.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2754558/pdf/hesr0044-1750.pdf

    Powers BJ, King JL, Ali R, Alkon A, Bowlby L, Edelman D, Gentry P, Grubber JM, Koropchak C, Maciejewski ML, McCant F, McKoy G, Newell M, Oddone EZ, Olsen MK, Rose CM, Trujillo G, Bosworth HB.

    The Cholesterol, Hypertension, and Glucose Education (CHANGE) study for African Americans with diabetes: Study design and methodology

    American Heart Journal. 2009. 158(3): 342-348.
    http://ac.els-cdn.com/S0002870309004815/1-s2.0-S0002870309004815-main.pdf?_tid=23868d86-2cff-11e2-b0bc-00000aacb35e&acdnat=1352748690_3c9de797abf63db36acaf3f987187edc 

    Hypertension

    Yi SS, Tabaei BP, Angell SY, Rapin A, Buck MD, Pagano WG, Maselli FJ, Simmons A, Chamany S.

    Self-Blood Pressure Monitoring in an Urban, Ethnically Diverse Population: A Randomized Clinical Trial Utilizing the Electronic Health Record

    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2015 Mar 3. pii: CIRCOUTCOMES.114.000950.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25737487

    Hollenbeak CS, Weiner MG, Turner BJ.

    Cost-effectiveness of a Peer and Practice Staff Support Intervention

    American Journal of Managed Care. 2014;20(3):253-260
    http://www.ajmc.com/journals/issue/2014/2014-vol20-n3/Cost-Effectiveness-of-a-Peer-and-Practice-Staff-Support-Intervention

    Liang Y, Ehler BR, Hollenbeak CS, Turner BJ.

    Behavioral Support Intervention for Uncontrolled Hypertension: A Complier Average Causal Effect (CACE) Analysis

    Medical Care. Online. 2012 Dec 23.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23269112

    Turner BJ, Hollenbeak CS, Liang Y, Pandit K, Joseph S, Weiner MG.

    A randomized trial of peer coach and office staff support to reduce coronary heart disease risk in African-Americans with uncontrolled hypertension.

    Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2012 Oct;27(10):1258-64.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22570108

    Welch VL, VanGeest JB, Caskey R.

    Time, Costs, and Clinical Utilization of Screening for Health Literacy: A Case Study Using the Newest Vital Sign (NVS) Instrument

    Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine. 2011; 24(3):281-289
    http://www.jabfm.org/content/24/3/281.full

    Houston TK, Allison JJ, Sussman M, Horn W, Holt CL, Trobaugh J, Salas M, Pisu M, Cuffee YL, Larkin D, Person SD, Barton B, Kiefe CI, Hullett S.

    Culturally Appropriate Storytelling to Improve Blood Pressure: A Randomized Trial

    Annals of Internal Medicine. 2011; 154:77-84.
    http://annals.org/article.aspx?articleid=746718

    Fiscella K, Volpe E, Winters P, Brown M, Idris A, Harren T.

    A Novel Approach to Quality Improvement in a Safety-Net Practice: Concurrent Peer Review Visits

    Journal of National Medical Association. 2010; 102(12): 1231-1235.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3123899/pdf/nihms297224.pdf

    VanGeest JB, Welch VL, Weiner SJ.

    Patients' Perceptions of Screening for Health Literacy: Reactions to the Newest Vital Sign

    Journal of Health Communication. 2010; 15(4): 402-412.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10810731003753117

    Davis AM, Vinci LM, Okwuosa TM, Chase AR, Huang ES.

    Cardiovascular Health Disparities: A Systematic Review of Health Care Interventions

    Medical Care Research and Review. 2007. 64: 29S -100S.
    http://mcr.sagepub.com/content/64/5_suppl/29S.full.pdf+html?ijkey=rIg4cjCdDYg4M&keytype=ref&siteid=spmcr

    Depression

    Chung B, Ngo VK, Ong MK, Pulido E, Jones F, Gilmore J, Stoker-Mtume N, Johnson M, Tang L, Wells KB, Sherbourne C, Miranda J.

    Participation in Training for Depression Care Quality Improvement: A Randomized Trial of Community Engagement or Technical Support

    Psychiatry Services. 2015 May 1:appips201400099.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25930037

    Chang ET, Wells KB, Gilmore J, Tang L, Morgan AU, Sanders S, Chung B.

    Comorbid Depression and Substance Abuse Among Safety-net Clients in Los Angeles: A Community Participatory Study

    Psychiatry Services.  2015 Mar 1;66(3):285-94.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25727117

    Anderson KO, Palos GR, Mendoza TR, Cleeland CS, Liao KP, Fisch MJ, Garcia-Gonzalez A, Rieber AG, Nazario LA, Valero V, Hahn KM, Person CL, Payne R.

    Automated Pain Intervention for Underserved Minority Women with Breast Cancer

    Cancer. 2015 Jun 1;121(11):1882-90. Published online 2015 Feb 24.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25711974

    Chung B, Ong M, Ettner SL, Jones F, Gilmore J, McCreary M, Sherbourne C, Ngo V, Koegel P, Tang L, Dixon E, Miranda J, Belin T, Wells KB.

    12-Month Outcomes of Community Engagement Versus Technical Asistance to Implement Depression Collaborative Care: A Partnered, Cluster, Randomized, Comparative Effectiveness Trial

    Annals of Internal Medicine. 2014 Nov 18;161(10 Suppl):S23-34.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25402400

    Chang TE, Brill CD, Traeger LN, Bedoya CA, Inamori A, Hagan PN, Flaherty K, Hails K, Fava M, Yeung A, Trinh NT.

    Association of Race, Ethnicity and Language with Participation in Mental Health Research Among Adult Patients in Primary Care.

    Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. Online 2014 Nov 15.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25398517

    Bedoya CA, Traeger L, Trinh NT, Chang TE, Brill C, Hails K, Hagan PN, Flaherty K, Yeung A.

    Impact of a Culturally Focused Psychiatric Consultation on Depressive Symptoms Among Latinos in Primary Care

    Psychiatric Services. 2014 Oct;65(10):1256-1262.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24882225

    Sheldon C, Waxmonsky JA, Meir R, Morris C, Finkelstein L, Sosa M, Brody D.

    Telephone Assessment, Support, and Counseling for Depression in Primary Care Medical Clinics

    Cognitive and Behavioral Practice. 2014 Aug;21(3):282–295.
    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1077722914000479

    Briggs-Gowan MJ, Edmonds D, Davagnino J, Weitzman CC.

    Young Child Socioemotional/Behavioral Problems And Cumulative Psychosocial Risk

    Infant Mental Health Journal. 2014;35(1):1-9.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25424401

    Miranda J, Ong MK, Jones L, Chung B, Dixon EL, Tang L, Gilmore J, Sherbourne C, Ngo VK, Stockdale S, Ramos E, Belin TR, Wells KB.

    Community-Partnered Evaluation of Depression Services for Clients of Community-Based Agencies in Under-Resourced Communities in Los Angeles

    Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2013 Oct;28(10):1279-1287.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23670566

    Trinh NT, Hagan PN, Flaherty K, Traeger LN, Inamori A, Brill CD, Hails K, Chang TE, Bedoya CA, Fava M, Yeung A.

    Evaluating Patient Acceptability of a Culturally Focused Psychiatric Consultation Intervention for Latino Americans with Depression

    Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. Online 5 October 2013.
    http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10903-013-9924-3

    Wells KB, Jones L, Chung B, Dixon EL, Tang L, Gilmore J, Sherbourne C, Ngo VK, Ong MK, Stockdale S, Ramos E, Belin TR, Miranda J

    Community-Partnered Cluster-Randomized Comparative Effectiveness Trial of Community Engagement and Planning or Resources for Services to Address Depression Disparities

    Journal of Internal Medicine. Online May 7 2013.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3785665/pdf/11606_2013_Article_2484.pdf

    Moreno FA, Chong J, Dumbauld J, Humke M, Byreddy S.

    Use of Standard Webcam and Internet Equipment for Telepsychiatry Treatment of Depression Among Underserved Hispanics

    Psychiatric Services. Online 1 October 2012.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23026854

    Wells A, Lagomasino IT, Palinkas LA, Green JM, Gonzalez D.

    Barriers to Depression Treatment among Low-income, Latino Emergency Department Patients

    Community Mental Health Journal.  2012 Sept; 0010-3853.
    http://www.springerlink.com/content/j57m542544134022/fulltext.pdf

    Saulsberry A, Corden ME, Taylor-Crawford K, Crawford TJ, Johnson M, Froemel J, Walls A, Fogel J, Marko-Holguin M, Van Voorhees BW.

    Chicago Urban Resiliency Building (CURB): An Internet-Based Depression-Prevention Intervention for Urban African-American and Latino Adolescents

    Journal of Child and Family Studies. Online. 14 August 2012.
    http://www.springerlink.com/content/4521671gnrx48776/fulltext.html

    Sia JH, Leventhal JM, Northrup VS, Arunyanart W, Weitzman CC.

    Markers of Maternal Depressive Symptoms in an Urban Pediatric Clinic

    Journal of Pediatrics. Online: 4 August 2012.
    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0022347612007354

    Chong J, Moreno F.

    Feasibility and acceptability of clinic-based telepsychiatry for low-income Hispanic primary care patients

    Telemedicine and e-Health. May 2012, 18(4): 297-304
    http://online.liebertpub.com/doi/pdf/10.1089/tmj.2011.0126

    Weitzman CC, Edmonds D, Davagnino J, Briggs-Gowan M.

    The Association Between Parent Worry and Young Children's Social-Emotional Functioning

    Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics. 2011;32(9):660-667.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21904212

    R Thorlby, S Jorgensen, JZ Ayanian, TD Sequist.

    Clinicians' views of an intervention to reduce racial disparities in diabetes outcomes

    Journal of the National Medical Association. 2011 Sep-Oct;103(9-10):968-77.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22364067

    Uebelacker LA, Marootian BA, Tigue P, Haggarty R, Primack JM, Miller IW.

    Telephone Depression Care Management to Latino Medicaid Health Plan Members: A Pilot Study

    Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease. 2011 Sept; 199(9):678-683.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21878782

    Mendel P, Ngo VK, Dixon E, Stockdale S, Jones F, Chung B, Jones A, Masongsong Z, Khodyakov D.

    Partnered Evaluation of a Community Engagement Intervention: Use of a “Kickoff” Conference in a Randomized Trial for Depression Care Improvement in Underserved Communities

    Ethnicity & Disease. 2011 Summer; 21(3 0 1): S1–78-88.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3582700/

    Trinh NT, Bedoya CA, Chan TE, Flahert K, Fava M, Yeung A.

    A study of a culturally focused psychiatric consultation service for Asian American and Latino American primary care patients with depression

    BMC Psychiatry. 2011; 11:166
    http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-244X-11-166.pdf

    Uebelacker LA, Marootian BA, Pirraglia PA, Primack J, Tigue PM, Haggarty R, Velazquez L, Bowdoin JJ, Kalibatseva Z, Miller IW.

    Barriers and Facilitators of Treatment for Depression in a Latino Community: A Focus Group Study

    Community Mental Health Journal. 2011; 48(1): 114-126.
    http://www.springerlink.com/content/53l231h3261lv825/fulltext.pdf

    Harmon K.

    Mothers' Depression Can Go Well Beyond Children's Infancy

    Scientific American. Online May 5 2010.
    http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=maternal-depression

    Vega WA, Rodriguez MA, Ang A.

    Addressing Stigma of Depression in Latino Primary Care Patients

    General Hospital Psychiatry. 2010; 32(2): 182-191.
    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S016383430900228X

    Interian A, Ang A, Gara MA, Link BG, Rodriguez MA, Vega WA.

    Stigma and Depression Treatment Utilization Among Latinos: Utility of Four Stigma Measures

    Psychiatric Services. 2010; 61(4): 373-379.
    http://ps.psychiatryonline.org/article.aspx?articleid=101309

    Khodyakov D, Mendel P, Dixon E, Jones A, Masongsong Z, Wells K.

    Community Partners in Care: Leveraging Community Diversity to Improve Depression Care for Underserved Populations

    International Journal of Diversity in Organisations, Communities and Nations. 2009;9(2):167–182.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3082465/

    Van Voorhees BW, Walters AE, Prochaska M, Quinn MT.

    Reducing Health Disparities in Depressive Disorders Outcomes between Non-Hispanic Whites and Ethnic Minorities: A Call for Pragmatic Strategies over the Life Course

    Medical Care Research and Review. 2007. 64: 157S -194S.
    http://mcr.sagepub.com/content/64/5_suppl/157S.full.pdf+html?ijkey=acl7wAQQOfS5.&keytype=ref&siteid=spmcr

    Systematic Reviews

    (Read more about Finding Answer's Systematic Reviews.)

    Chin MH, Clarke AR, Nocon RS, Casey AA, Goddu AP, Keesecker NM, Cook SC.

    A Roadmap and Best Practices for Organizations to Reduce Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care

    Journal of General Internal Medicine
    Volume 27, Number 8 (2012), 992-1000, DOI: 10.1007/s11606-012-2082-9
    http://www.springerlink.com/content/84vg96h755m221vt/fulltext.pdf

    Press VG, Pappalardo AA, Conwell WD, Pincavage AT, Prochaska MH, Arora VM.

    Interventions to Improve Outcomes for Minority Adults with Asthma: A Systematic Review

    Journal of General Internal Medicine
    Volume 27, Number 8 (2012), 1001-1015, DOI: 10.1007/s11606-012-2058-9
    http://www.springerlink.com/content/fg2415122n4t0716/fulltext.pdf

    Glick SB, Clarke AR, Blanchard A, Whitaker AK.

    Cervical Cancer Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment Interventions for Racial and Ethnic Minorities: A Systematic Review

    Journal of General Internal Medicine
    Volume 27, Number 8 (2012), 1016-1032, DOI: 10.1007/s11606-012-2052-2
    http://www.springerlink.com/content/w953660881785t35/fulltext.pdf

    Naylor K, Ward J, Polite BN

    Interventions to Improve Care Related to Colorectal Cancer Among Racial and Ethnic Minorities: A Systematic Review

    Journal of General Internal Medicine
    Volume 27, Number 8 (2012), 1033-1046, DOI: 10.1007/s11606-012-2044-2
    http://www.springerlink.com/content/n041051716176681/fulltext.pdf

    Hemmige V, McFadden R, Cook S, Tang H, Schneider JA.

    HIV Prevention Interventions to Reduce Racial Disparities in the United States: A Systematic Review

    Journal of General Internal Medicine
    Volume 27, Number 8 (2012), 1047-1067, DOI: 10.1007/s11606-012-2036-2
    http://www.springerlink.com/content/614q0223l73l5w80/fulltext.pdf

    Sajid S, Kotwal AA, Dale W.

    Interventions to Improve Decision Making and Reduce Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the Management of Prostate Cancer: A Systematic Review

    Journal of General Internal Medicine
    Volume 27, Number 8 (2012), 1068-1078, DOI: 10.1007/s11606-012-2086-5
    http://www.springerlink.com/content/p5877lr02821k85r/fulltext.pdf

    Allison JJ.

    Health Disparity: Causes, Consequences, and Change

    Medical Care Research and Review, 2007 64: 5S -6S.
    http://mcr.sagepub.com/cgi/reprint/64/5_suppl/5S?ijkey=HJmfaP7YcUlHA&keytype=ref&siteid=spmcr%20

    Chin MH, Walters AE, Cook SC, Huang ES.

    Interventions to Reduce Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care

    Medical Care Research and Review 2007 64: 7S -28S.
    http://mcr.sagepub.com/cgi/reprint/64/5_suppl/7S?ijkey=19c58gSGyKq46&keytype=ref&siteid=spmcr

    Davis AM, Vinci LM, Okwuosa TM, Chase AR, Huang ES.

    Cardiovascular Health Disparities: A Systematic Review of Health Care Interventions

    Medical Care Research and Review 2007 64: 29S -100S.
    http://mcr.sagepub.com/cgi/reprint/64/5_suppl/29S?ijkey=rIg4cjCdDYg4M&keytype=ref&siteid=spmcr

    Peek ME, Cargill A, Huang ES.

    Diabetes Health Disparities: A Systematic Review of Health Care Interventions

    Medical Care Research and Review 2007 64: 101S -156S.
    http://mcr.sagepub.com/cgi/reprint/64/5_suppl/101S?ijkey=k/F.3XSosAMeY&keytype=ref&siteid=spmcr

    Van Voorhees BW, Walters AE, Prochaska M, Quinn MT.

    Reducing Health Disparities in Depressive Disorders Outcomes between Non-Hispanic Whites and Ethnic Minorities: A Call for Pragmatic Strategies over the Life Course

    Medical Care Research and Review 2007 64: 157S -194S.
    http://mcr.sagepub.com/cgi/reprint/64/5_suppl/157S?ijkey=acl7wAQQOfS5.&keytype=ref&siteid=spmcr

    Masi CM, Blackman DJ, Peek ME

    Interventions to Enhance Breast Cancer Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment among Racial and Ethnic Minority Women

    Medical Care Research and Review 2007 64: 195S -242S.
    http://mcr.sagepub.com/cgi/reprint/64/5_suppl/195S?ijkey=BHrJ1sSIH0Nfw&keytype=ref&siteid=spmcr

    Fisher TL, Burnet DL, Huang ES, Chin MH, Cagney KA.

    Cultural Leverage: Interventions Using Culture to Narrow Racial Disparities in Health Care

    Medical Care Research and Review 2007 64: 243S -282S.
    http://mcr.sagepub.com/cgi/reprint/64/5_suppl/243S?ijkey=0GuWteQeJp5Hk&keytype=ref&siteid=spmcr

    Chien AT, Chin MH, Davis AM, Casalino LP.

    Pay for Performance, Public Reporting, and Racial Disparities in Health Care: How Are Programs Being Designed?

    Medical Care Research and Review 2007 64: 283S -304S.
    http://mcr.sagepub.com/cgi/reprint/64/5_suppl/283S?ijkey=xB8CkUOMw4N8A&keytype=ref&siteid=spmcr

    National Program Office

    Clarke AR, Goddu AP, Nocon RS, Stock NW, Chyr LC, Akuoko JA, Chin MH.

    Thirty years of disparities intervention research: what are we doing to close racial and ethnic gaps in health care?

    Medical Care. 2013;51(11):1020-6.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24128746

    Cook SC, Goddu AP,Clarke AR, Nocon RS, McCullough KW, Chin MH.

    Lessons for Reducing Disparities in Regional Quality Improvement Efforts

    American Journal of Managed Care. 2012 Sept; Volume 18, Number 6 (Supplement): S102-S105
    http://www.ajmc.com/publications/supplement/2012/AF4Q/A413_12sep_Cook_PrspctvS102to5/1

    Chin MH, Clarke AR, Nocon RS, Casey AA, Goddu AP, Keesecker NM, Cook SC.

    A Roadmap and Best Practices for Organizations to Reduce Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care

    Journal of General Internal Medicine
    Volume 27, Number 8 (2012), 992-1000, DOI: 10.1007/s11606-012-2082-9
    http://www.springerlink.com/content/84vg96h755m221vt/fulltext.pdf

    Cook SC, Godiwalla S, Brooks K, Powers C,  John P.

    Recruitment and retention of study participants.

    In J. S. Wholey, H. P. Hatry, & K. E. Newcomer (Eds.), Handbook of Practical Program Evaluation (3rd Ed., pp. 182-207).  San Francisco, CA:  Jossey-Bass, Inc.

    Chin MH, Alexander-Young M, Burnet DL.

    Health Care Quality-Improvement Approaches to Reducing Child Health Disparities

    Pediatrics. 2009 November; Volume 124, Number Supplement 3, S224-S236, DOI: 10.1542/peds.2009-1100K
    http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/124/Supplement_3/S224.full.html

    Schlotthauer AE, Badler A, Cook SC, Pérez DJ, Chin MH.

    Evaluating Interventions To Reduce Health Care Disparities: An RWJF Program—Now that racial/ethnic disparities have been well documented, what can be done to reduce them in real-world settings?

    Health Affairs. 2008. 27(2): 568-573.
    http://content.healthaffairs.org/content/27/2/568.full.pdf+html

    Allison JJ.

    Health Disparity: Causes, Consequences, and Change

    Medical Care Research and Review. 2007. 64: 5S -6S.
    http://mcr.sagepub.com/content/64/5_suppl/5S.full.pdf+html?ijkey=HJmfaP7YcUlHA&keytype=ref&siteid=spmcr

    Chin MH, Walters AE, Cook SC, Huang ES.

    Interventions to Reduce Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care

    Medical Care Research and Review. 2007. 64: 7S -28S.
    http://mcr.sagepub.com/content/64/5_suppl/7S.full.pdf+html?ijkey=19c58gSGyKq46&keytype=ref&siteid=spmcr

    Allison JJ.

    End Health-care Disparities

    Philadelphia Inquirer. 2012. pA2.
    McCullough KW, Clarke AR, Goddu AP, Casey AA, Nocon RS, Chin MH.

    A Roadmap to Reduce Healthcare Disparities

    The Wharton Healthcare Quarterly. 2012.

     

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Partner Publications

Publications by Finding Answers grantees and National Program Office staff. Publications are arranged first by disease category, then chronologically by publish date. Click a category to expand the list.

Diabetes

Billimek J, Malik S, Sorkin DH, Schmalbach P, Ngo-Metzger Q, Greenfield S, Kaplan SH.

Understanding Disparities in Lipid Management among Patients with Type 2 Diabetes: Gender Differences in Medication Nonadherence after Treatment Intensification

Women’s Health Issues. 2015 Jan-Feb;25(1):6-12. Published online 2014 Nov 22.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25442365

Kaplan SH, Billimek J, Sorkin DH, Ngo-Metzger Q, Greenfield S.

Reducing Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Diabetes: The Coached Care (R2D2C2) Project

Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2013 Oct;28(10):1340-1349. Published online 2013 May 4.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3785664/

Bray P, Cummings D, Morrissey S, Thompson D, Holbert D, Wilson K, Lukosius E, Tanenberg R.

Improved Outcomes in Diabetes Care for Rural African Americans

Annals of Family Medicine. 2013 Mar-April; 11(2):145-150.
Full Article (may require subscription)

Malik S, Billimek J, Greenfield S, Sorkin DH, Ngo-Metzger Q, Kaplan SH.

Patient Complexity and Risk Factor Control Among Multi-morbid Patients with Type 2 Diabetes: Results from the R2D2C2 Study

Medical Care. 2013 Feb;51(2):180-185.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3552007/

Billimek J, Sorkin DH.

Food Insecurity, Processes of Care, and Self-Reported Medication Underuse in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes: Results from the California Health Interview Survey

Health Services Research. 2012 Dec; 47(6): 2159–2168. Published online 2012 Sep 21.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3523369/

Billimek J, Sorkin DH.

Dietary Behaviors of a Racially and Ethnically Diverse Sample of Overweight and Obese Californians

Health Education and Behavior. 2012 Dec;39(6):737-744. Published online 2012 Mar 30.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22467636

Chien AT, Eastman D, Li Z, Rosenthal MB.

Impact of a Pay for Performance Program to Improve Diabetes Care in the Safety Net

Preventive Medicine.2012 Nov;55 Suppl:S80-5.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23046985

Lemay CA, Ferguson WJ, Hargraves JL.

Community Health Worker Encounter Forms: A Tool to Guide and Document Patient Visits and Worker Performance

American Journal of Public Health. 2012 Jul; 102 (7):e70-75.
http://ajph.aphapublications.org/doi/pdf/10.2105/AJPH.2011.300416

Billimek J, Sorkin DH.

Self-reported Neighborhood Safety and Nonadherence to Treatment Regimens Among Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2012 Mar;27(3):292-296. Published online 2011 Sep 21.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3286552/

Hargraves JL, Ferguson WJ, Lemay CA, Pernice J.

Community Health Workers Assisting Patients With Diabetes in Self-management

Journal of Ambulatory Care Management. 2012; 35(1): 15–26.
http://journals.lww.com/ambulatorycaremanagement/Abstract/2012/01000/Community_Health_Workers_Assisting_Patients_With.3.aspx

Ngo-Metzger Q, Sorkin DH, Billimek J, Greenfield S, Kaplan SH.

The Effects of Financial Pressures on Adherence and Glucose Control Among Racial/Ethnically Diverse Patients with Diabetes

Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2012; 27(4): 432-437.
http://www.springerlink.com/content/54887u48x352mw42/

Nguyen H, Sorkin DH, Billimek J, Kaplan SH, Greenfield S, Ngo- Metzger Q.

Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) Use among Non-Hispanic White, Mexican American, and Vietnamese American Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

Journal for the Healthcare of the Poor and Underserved. 2011 Nov;25(4),1941-1955.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25418251

Bray P, Cummings DM, Thompson DK.

Use of Integrated Care Delivery to Improve the Quality of Diabetes Management Among African Americans

North Carolina Medical Journal. 2011 Sep-Oct;72(5):390-2.
http://www.ncmedicaljournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/72511-web.pdf

Ferguson WJ, Lemay CA, Hargraves JL, Gorodetsky T, Calista J.

Developing community health worker diabetes training.

Health Education Research. Online 2011.
http://her.oxfordjournals.org/content/27/4/755

August KJ, Sorkin DH.

Support and Influence in the Context of Diabetes Management: Do Racial/Ethnic Differences Exist?

Journal of Health Psychology. 2011 Jul;16(5):711-721. Published online 2011 Mar 28.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3725286/

Sorkin DH, Ngo-Metzger Q, Billimek J, August KJ, Greenfield S, Kaplan SH.

Underdiagnosed and Undertreated Depression Among Racially/Ethnically Diverse Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

Diabetes Care. 2011 Mar;34(3):598-600. Published online 2011 Jan 27.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3041188/

August KJ, Sorkin DH

Marital status and gender differences in managing a chronic illness: The function of health-related social control

Social Science & Medicine. 2010; 71(10): 1831-1838.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0277953610006507 

Kaplan SH, Billimek J, Sorkin DH, Ngo-Metzger Q, Greenfield S.

Who Can Respond to Treatment? Identifying Patient Characteristics Related to Heterogeneity of Treatment Effects

Medical Care. 2010 Jun;48(6 Suppl):S9-S16.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20473205

Sequist TD, Fitzmaurice GM, Marshall R, Shaykevich S, Marston A, Safran DG, Ayanian JZ

Cultural Competency Training and Performance Reports to Improve Diabetes Care for Black Patients: A Cluster Randomized, Controlled Trial

Annals of Internal Medicine. 2010; 152:40-46.
http://annals.org/article.aspx?articleid=745482

Sequist TD, Fitzmaurice GM, Marshall R, Shaykevich S, Safran DG, Ayanian JZ

Physician Performance and Racial Disparities in Diabetes Mellitus Care

Archives of Internal Medicine. 2008. 168(11):1145-1151.
http://archinte.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=414277

Peek ME, Cargill A, Huang ES

Diabetes Health Disparities: A Systematic Review of Health Care Interventions

Medical Care Research and Review. 2007. 64: 101S -156S.
http://mcr.sagepub.com/content/64/5_suppl/101S.full.pdf+html?ijkey=k/F.3XSosAMeY&keytype=ref&siteid=spmcr

Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors

Palacio A, Keller VF, Chen J, Tamariz L, Carrasquillo O, Tanio C

Can Physicians Deliver Chronic Medications at the Point of Care?

American Journal of Medical Quality. Online Feb 2015.
http://ajm.sagepub.com/content/early/2015/02/13/1062860614568646.long

Crowley MJ, Powers BJ, Olsen MK, Grubber JM, Koropchak C, Rose CM, Gentry P, Bowlby L, Trujillo G, Maciejewski ML, Bosworth HB

The Cholesterol, Hypertension, And Glucose Education (CHANGE) study: Results from a randomized controlled trial in African Americans with diabetes

American Heart Journal. July 2013 .
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S000287031300286X

Diamond LC, Moreno M, Soto S, Otero – Sabogal R.

Bilingual Dual-Role Staff Interpreters in the Health Care Setting: Factors Associated With Passing a Language Competency Test

International Journal of Interpreter Education. Online May 2012.
http://www.cit-asl.org/Journal/2012_Vol4/diamond-abstract.html

Moreno MR, Otero-Sabogal R, Soto C.

Using Web-Based Training to Improve Skills Among Bilingual Dual-Role Staff Interpreters

International Journal of Interpreter Education. Online Nov 2011.
http://www.cit-asl.org/Journal/2011_Vol3/moreno-abstract.html  

Palaniappan LP, Wong EC, Shin JJ, Moreno MR, Otero-Sabogal R.

Collecting Patient Race/Ethnicity and Primary Language Data in Ambulatory Care Settings: A Case Study in Methodology

Health Services Research Journal. 2009 Oct;44(5 Pt 1):1750-61.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2754558/pdf/hesr0044-1750.pdf

Powers BJ, King JL, Ali R, Alkon A, Bowlby L, Edelman D, Gentry P, Grubber JM, Koropchak C, Maciejewski ML, McCant F, McKoy G, Newell M, Oddone EZ, Olsen MK, Rose CM, Trujillo G, Bosworth HB.

The Cholesterol, Hypertension, and Glucose Education (CHANGE) study for African Americans with diabetes: Study design and methodology

American Heart Journal. 2009. 158(3): 342-348.
http://ac.els-cdn.com/S0002870309004815/1-s2.0-S0002870309004815-main.pdf?_tid=23868d86-2cff-11e2-b0bc-00000aacb35e&acdnat=1352748690_3c9de797abf63db36acaf3f987187edc 

Hypertension

Yi SS, Tabaei BP, Angell SY, Rapin A, Buck MD, Pagano WG, Maselli FJ, Simmons A, Chamany S.

Self-Blood Pressure Monitoring in an Urban, Ethnically Diverse Population: A Randomized Clinical Trial Utilizing the Electronic Health Record

Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2015 Mar 3. pii: CIRCOUTCOMES.114.000950.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25737487

Hollenbeak CS, Weiner MG, Turner BJ.

Cost-effectiveness of a Peer and Practice Staff Support Intervention

American Journal of Managed Care. 2014;20(3):253-260
http://www.ajmc.com/journals/issue/2014/2014-vol20-n3/Cost-Effectiveness-of-a-Peer-and-Practice-Staff-Support-Intervention

Liang Y, Ehler BR, Hollenbeak CS, Turner BJ.

Behavioral Support Intervention for Uncontrolled Hypertension: A Complier Average Causal Effect (CACE) Analysis

Medical Care. Online. 2012 Dec 23.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23269112

Turner BJ, Hollenbeak CS, Liang Y, Pandit K, Joseph S, Weiner MG.

A randomized trial of peer coach and office staff support to reduce coronary heart disease risk in African-Americans with uncontrolled hypertension.

Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2012 Oct;27(10):1258-64.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22570108

Welch VL, VanGeest JB, Caskey R.

Time, Costs, and Clinical Utilization of Screening for Health Literacy: A Case Study Using the Newest Vital Sign (NVS) Instrument

Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine. 2011; 24(3):281-289
http://www.jabfm.org/content/24/3/281.full

Houston TK, Allison JJ, Sussman M, Horn W, Holt CL, Trobaugh J, Salas M, Pisu M, Cuffee YL, Larkin D, Person SD, Barton B, Kiefe CI, Hullett S.

Culturally Appropriate Storytelling to Improve Blood Pressure: A Randomized Trial

Annals of Internal Medicine. 2011; 154:77-84.
http://annals.org/article.aspx?articleid=746718

Fiscella K, Volpe E, Winters P, Brown M, Idris A, Harren T.

A Novel Approach to Quality Improvement in a Safety-Net Practice: Concurrent Peer Review Visits

Journal of National Medical Association. 2010; 102(12): 1231-1235.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3123899/pdf/nihms297224.pdf

VanGeest JB, Welch VL, Weiner SJ.

Patients' Perceptions of Screening for Health Literacy: Reactions to the Newest Vital Sign

Journal of Health Communication. 2010; 15(4): 402-412.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10810731003753117

Davis AM, Vinci LM, Okwuosa TM, Chase AR, Huang ES.

Cardiovascular Health Disparities: A Systematic Review of Health Care Interventions

Medical Care Research and Review. 2007. 64: 29S -100S.
http://mcr.sagepub.com/content/64/5_suppl/29S.full.pdf+html?ijkey=rIg4cjCdDYg4M&keytype=ref&siteid=spmcr

Depression

Chung B, Ngo VK, Ong MK, Pulido E, Jones F, Gilmore J, Stoker-Mtume N, Johnson M, Tang L, Wells KB, Sherbourne C, Miranda J.

Participation in Training for Depression Care Quality Improvement: A Randomized Trial of Community Engagement or Technical Support

Psychiatry Services. 2015 May 1:appips201400099.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25930037

Chang ET, Wells KB, Gilmore J, Tang L, Morgan AU, Sanders S, Chung B.

Comorbid Depression and Substance Abuse Among Safety-net Clients in Los Angeles: A Community Participatory Study

Psychiatry Services.  2015 Mar 1;66(3):285-94.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25727117

Anderson KO, Palos GR, Mendoza TR, Cleeland CS, Liao KP, Fisch MJ, Garcia-Gonzalez A, Rieber AG, Nazario LA, Valero V, Hahn KM, Person CL, Payne R.

Automated Pain Intervention for Underserved Minority Women with Breast Cancer

Cancer. 2015 Jun 1;121(11):1882-90. Published online 2015 Feb 24.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25711974

Chung B, Ong M, Ettner SL, Jones F, Gilmore J, McCreary M, Sherbourne C, Ngo V, Koegel P, Tang L, Dixon E, Miranda J, Belin T, Wells KB.

12-Month Outcomes of Community Engagement Versus Technical Asistance to Implement Depression Collaborative Care: A Partnered, Cluster, Randomized, Comparative Effectiveness Trial

Annals of Internal Medicine. 2014 Nov 18;161(10 Suppl):S23-34.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25402400

Chang TE, Brill CD, Traeger LN, Bedoya CA, Inamori A, Hagan PN, Flaherty K, Hails K, Fava M, Yeung A, Trinh NT.

Association of Race, Ethnicity and Language with Participation in Mental Health Research Among Adult Patients in Primary Care.

Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. Online 2014 Nov 15.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25398517

Bedoya CA, Traeger L, Trinh NT, Chang TE, Brill C, Hails K, Hagan PN, Flaherty K, Yeung A.

Impact of a Culturally Focused Psychiatric Consultation on Depressive Symptoms Among Latinos in Primary Care

Psychiatric Services. 2014 Oct;65(10):1256-1262.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24882225

Sheldon C, Waxmonsky JA, Meir R, Morris C, Finkelstein L, Sosa M, Brody D.

Telephone Assessment, Support, and Counseling for Depression in Primary Care Medical Clinics

Cognitive and Behavioral Practice. 2014 Aug;21(3):282–295.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1077722914000479

Briggs-Gowan MJ, Edmonds D, Davagnino J, Weitzman CC.

Young Child Socioemotional/Behavioral Problems And Cumulative Psychosocial Risk

Infant Mental Health Journal. 2014;35(1):1-9.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25424401

Miranda J, Ong MK, Jones L, Chung B, Dixon EL, Tang L, Gilmore J, Sherbourne C, Ngo VK, Stockdale S, Ramos E, Belin TR, Wells KB.

Community-Partnered Evaluation of Depression Services for Clients of Community-Based Agencies in Under-Resourced Communities in Los Angeles

Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2013 Oct;28(10):1279-1287.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23670566

Trinh NT, Hagan PN, Flaherty K, Traeger LN, Inamori A, Brill CD, Hails K, Chang TE, Bedoya CA, Fava M, Yeung A.

Evaluating Patient Acceptability of a Culturally Focused Psychiatric Consultation Intervention for Latino Americans with Depression

Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. Online 5 October 2013.
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10903-013-9924-3

Wells KB, Jones L, Chung B, Dixon EL, Tang L, Gilmore J, Sherbourne C, Ngo VK, Ong MK, Stockdale S, Ramos E, Belin TR, Miranda J

Community-Partnered Cluster-Randomized Comparative Effectiveness Trial of Community Engagement and Planning or Resources for Services to Address Depression Disparities

Journal of Internal Medicine. Online May 7 2013.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3785665/pdf/11606_2013_Article_2484.pdf

Moreno FA, Chong J, Dumbauld J, Humke M, Byreddy S.

Use of Standard Webcam and Internet Equipment for Telepsychiatry Treatment of Depression Among Underserved Hispanics

Psychiatric Services. Online 1 October 2012.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23026854

Wells A, Lagomasino IT, Palinkas LA, Green JM, Gonzalez D.

Barriers to Depression Treatment among Low-income, Latino Emergency Department Patients

Community Mental Health Journal.  2012 Sept; 0010-3853.
http://www.springerlink.com/content/j57m542544134022/fulltext.pdf

Saulsberry A, Corden ME, Taylor-Crawford K, Crawford TJ, Johnson M, Froemel J, Walls A, Fogel J, Marko-Holguin M, Van Voorhees BW.

Chicago Urban Resiliency Building (CURB): An Internet-Based Depression-Prevention Intervention for Urban African-American and Latino Adolescents

Journal of Child and Family Studies. Online. 14 August 2012.
http://www.springerlink.com/content/4521671gnrx48776/fulltext.html

Sia JH, Leventhal JM, Northrup VS, Arunyanart W, Weitzman CC.

Markers of Maternal Depressive Symptoms in an Urban Pediatric Clinic

Journal of Pediatrics. Online: 4 August 2012.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0022347612007354

Chong J, Moreno F.

Feasibility and acceptability of clinic-based telepsychiatry for low-income Hispanic primary care patients

Telemedicine and e-Health. May 2012, 18(4): 297-304
http://online.liebertpub.com/doi/pdf/10.1089/tmj.2011.0126

Weitzman CC, Edmonds D, Davagnino J, Briggs-Gowan M.

The Association Between Parent Worry and Young Children's Social-Emotional Functioning

Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics. 2011;32(9):660-667.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21904212

R Thorlby, S Jorgensen, JZ Ayanian, TD Sequist.

Clinicians' views of an intervention to reduce racial disparities in diabetes outcomes

Journal of the National Medical Association. 2011 Sep-Oct;103(9-10):968-77.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22364067

Uebelacker LA, Marootian BA, Tigue P, Haggarty R, Primack JM, Miller IW.

Telephone Depression Care Management to Latino Medicaid Health Plan Members: A Pilot Study

Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease. 2011 Sept; 199(9):678-683.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21878782

Mendel P, Ngo VK, Dixon E, Stockdale S, Jones F, Chung B, Jones A, Masongsong Z, Khodyakov D.

Partnered Evaluation of a Community Engagement Intervention: Use of a “Kickoff” Conference in a Randomized Trial for Depression Care Improvement in Underserved Communities

Ethnicity & Disease. 2011 Summer; 21(3 0 1): S1–78-88.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3582700/

Trinh NT, Bedoya CA, Chan TE, Flahert K, Fava M, Yeung A.

A study of a culturally focused psychiatric consultation service for Asian American and Latino American primary care patients with depression

BMC Psychiatry. 2011; 11:166
http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-244X-11-166.pdf

Uebelacker LA, Marootian BA, Pirraglia PA, Primack J, Tigue PM, Haggarty R, Velazquez L, Bowdoin JJ, Kalibatseva Z, Miller IW.

Barriers and Facilitators of Treatment for Depression in a Latino Community: A Focus Group Study

Community Mental Health Journal. 2011; 48(1): 114-126.
http://www.springerlink.com/content/53l231h3261lv825/fulltext.pdf

Harmon K.

Mothers' Depression Can Go Well Beyond Children's Infancy

Scientific American. Online May 5 2010.
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=maternal-depression

Vega WA, Rodriguez MA, Ang A.

Addressing Stigma of Depression in Latino Primary Care Patients

General Hospital Psychiatry. 2010; 32(2): 182-191.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S016383430900228X

Interian A, Ang A, Gara MA, Link BG, Rodriguez MA, Vega WA.

Stigma and Depression Treatment Utilization Among Latinos: Utility of Four Stigma Measures

Psychiatric Services. 2010; 61(4): 373-379.
http://ps.psychiatryonline.org/article.aspx?articleid=101309

Khodyakov D, Mendel P, Dixon E, Jones A, Masongsong Z, Wells K.

Community Partners in Care: Leveraging Community Diversity to Improve Depression Care for Underserved Populations

International Journal of Diversity in Organisations, Communities and Nations. 2009;9(2):167–182.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3082465/

Van Voorhees BW, Walters AE, Prochaska M, Quinn MT.

Reducing Health Disparities in Depressive Disorders Outcomes between Non-Hispanic Whites and Ethnic Minorities: A Call for Pragmatic Strategies over the Life Course

Medical Care Research and Review. 2007. 64: 157S -194S.
http://mcr.sagepub.com/content/64/5_suppl/157S.full.pdf+html?ijkey=acl7wAQQOfS5.&keytype=ref&siteid=spmcr

Systematic Reviews

(Read more about Finding Answer's Systematic Reviews.)

Chin MH, Clarke AR, Nocon RS, Casey AA, Goddu AP, Keesecker NM, Cook SC.

A Roadmap and Best Practices for Organizations to Reduce Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care

Journal of General Internal Medicine
Volume 27, Number 8 (2012), 992-1000, DOI: 10.1007/s11606-012-2082-9
http://www.springerlink.com/content/84vg96h755m221vt/fulltext.pdf

Press VG, Pappalardo AA, Conwell WD, Pincavage AT, Prochaska MH, Arora VM.

Interventions to Improve Outcomes for Minority Adults with Asthma: A Systematic Review

Journal of General Internal Medicine
Volume 27, Number 8 (2012), 1001-1015, DOI: 10.1007/s11606-012-2058-9
http://www.springerlink.com/content/fg2415122n4t0716/fulltext.pdf

Glick SB, Clarke AR, Blanchard A, Whitaker AK.

Cervical Cancer Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment Interventions for Racial and Ethnic Minorities: A Systematic Review

Journal of General Internal Medicine
Volume 27, Number 8 (2012), 1016-1032, DOI: 10.1007/s11606-012-2052-2
http://www.springerlink.com/content/w953660881785t35/fulltext.pdf

Naylor K, Ward J, Polite BN

Interventions to Improve Care Related to Colorectal Cancer Among Racial and Ethnic Minorities: A Systematic Review

Journal of General Internal Medicine
Volume 27, Number 8 (2012), 1033-1046, DOI: 10.1007/s11606-012-2044-2
http://www.springerlink.com/content/n041051716176681/fulltext.pdf

Hemmige V, McFadden R, Cook S, Tang H, Schneider JA.

HIV Prevention Interventions to Reduce Racial Disparities in the United States: A Systematic Review

Journal of General Internal Medicine
Volume 27, Number 8 (2012), 1047-1067, DOI: 10.1007/s11606-012-2036-2
http://www.springerlink.com/content/614q0223l73l5w80/fulltext.pdf

Sajid S, Kotwal AA, Dale W.

Interventions to Improve Decision Making and Reduce Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the Management of Prostate Cancer: A Systematic Review

Journal of General Internal Medicine
Volume 27, Number 8 (2012), 1068-1078, DOI: 10.1007/s11606-012-2086-5
http://www.springerlink.com/content/p5877lr02821k85r/fulltext.pdf

Allison JJ.

Health Disparity: Causes, Consequences, and Change

Medical Care Research and Review, 2007 64: 5S -6S.
http://mcr.sagepub.com/cgi/reprint/64/5_suppl/5S?ijkey=HJmfaP7YcUlHA&keytype=ref&siteid=spmcr%20

Chin MH, Walters AE, Cook SC, Huang ES.

Interventions to Reduce Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care

Medical Care Research and Review 2007 64: 7S -28S.
http://mcr.sagepub.com/cgi/reprint/64/5_suppl/7S?ijkey=19c58gSGyKq46&keytype=ref&siteid=spmcr

Davis AM, Vinci LM, Okwuosa TM, Chase AR, Huang ES.

Cardiovascular Health Disparities: A Systematic Review of Health Care Interventions

Medical Care Research and Review 2007 64: 29S -100S.
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