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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

    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

    Paul Bray, MA, LMFT, Doyle M. Cummings, PharmD, FCP, FCCP, Susan Morrissey, MA, Debra Thompson, DNP, RN, CDE,
    Don Holbert, PhD, Kyle Wilson, BS, Eric Lukosius, BS, Robert Tanenberg, MD.
    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)

    Celeste A. Lemay, Warren J. Ferguson, and J. Lee Hargraves.
    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

    J. Lee Hargraves, Warren J. Ferguson, Celeste A. Lemay and Joan Pernice.
    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

    Quyen Ngo-Metzger, Dara H. Sorkin, John Billimek, Sheldon Greenfield and Sherrie H. Kaplan.
    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/

    Paul Bray, Doyle M. Cummings, Debra K. Thompson.
    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   

    WJ Ferguson, CA Lemay, JL Hargraves, T Gorodetsky and J Calista.
    Developing community health worker diabetes training.
    Health Education Research. Online 2011.
    http://her.oxfordjournals.org/content/27/4/755

    Kristin J. August and Dara H. Sorkin
    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  

    Thomas D. Sequist, Garrett M. Fitzmaurice, Richard Marshall, Shimon Shaykevich, Amy Marston, Dana Gelb Safran, and John Z. Ayanian
    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

    Thomas D. Sequist, Garrett M. Fitzmaurice, Richard Marshall, Shimon Shaykevich, Dana Gelb Safran, and John Z. Ayanian
    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

    Monica E. Peek, Algernon Cargill, and Elbert S. Huang
    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

    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

    Lisa C. Diamond, Maria Moreno, Christy Soto, Regina Otero – Sabogal.
    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

    Maria R. Moreno, Regina Otero-Sabogal, and Christy Soto.
    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   

    Latha P. Palaniappan, Eric C. Wong, Jessica J. Shin, Maria R. Moreno, and Regina Otero-Sabogal.
    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

    Benjamin J. Powers, Joy L. King, Robin Ali, Aviel Alkon, Lynn Bowlby, David Edelman, Pamela Gentry, Janet M. Grubber, Celine Koropchak, Matthew L. Maciejewski, Felicia McCant, Gwendolyn McKoy, Michael Newell, Eugene Z. Oddone, Maren K. Olsen, Cynthia M. Rose, Gloria Trujillo, and Hayden B. Bosworth
    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

    Liang Y, Ehler BR, Hollenbeak CS, and 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

    Verna L. Welch, Jonathan B. VanGeest and Rachel Caskey
    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

    Thomas K. Houston, Jeroan J. Allison, Marc Sussman, Wendy Horn, Cheryl L. Holt, John Trobaugh, Maribel Salas, Maria Pisu, Yendelela L. Cuffee, Damien Larkin, Sharina D. Person, Bruce Barton, Catarina I. Kiefe, and Sandral Hullett.
    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
     
    Kevin Fiscella, Ellen Volpe, Paul Winters, Melissa Brown, Amna Idris, and Trish Harren.
    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

    Jonathan B. VanGeest, Verna L. Welch, and Saul J. Weiner.
    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

    Andrew M. Davis, Lisa M. Vinci, Tochi M. Okwuosa, Ayana R. Chase, and Elbert S. Huang
    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


    Miranda J, Ong MK, Jones L, Chung B, Dixon EL, Tang L, Gilmore J, Sherbourne C, Ngo VK, Stockdale S, Ramos E, Belin TR, and 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):1279-87.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23670566

    Nhi-Ha T. Trinh, Patrick N. Hagan, Katherine Flaherty, Lara N. Traeger, Aya Inamori, Charlotte D. Brill, Katherine Hails, Trina E. Chang, C. Andres Bedoya, Maurizio Fava, Albert Yeung
    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

    Francisco A. Moreno, Jenny Chong, James Dumbauld, Michelle Humke, and Seenaiah Byreddy.
    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

    Anjanette Wells, Isabel T. Lagomasino, Lawrence A. Palinkas, Jennifer M. Green and Diana Gonzalez.
    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

    Alexandria Saulsberry, Marya E. Corden, Karen Taylor-Crawford, Theodore J. Crawford, Mary Johnson, Jennifer Froemel, Ashley Walls, Joshua Fogel, Monika Marko-Holguin and Benjamin W. Van Voorhees.
    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

    Jan Harold D. Sia, John M. Leventhal, Veronika S. Northrup, Wirongrong Arunyanart, and Carol C. Weitzman.
    Markers of Maternal Depressive Symptoms in an Urban Pediatric Clinic
    The Journal of Pediatrics. Online: 4 August 2012.
    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0022347612007354

    Jenny Chong and Francisco Moreno.
    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

    R Thorlby, S Jorgensen, JZ Ayanian, and 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

    Lisa A. Uebelacker, Beth Ann Marootian, Patrick Tigue, Ryan Haggarty, Jennifer M. Primack, and Ivan W. Miller.
    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

    Nhi-Ha T. Trinh, CA Bedoya, Trina E. Chan, Katherine Flahert, Maurizio Fava and Albert Yeung.
    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

    Lisa A. Uebelacker, Beth A. Marootian, Paul A. Pirraglia, Jennifer Primack, Patrick M. Tigue, Ryan Haggarty, Lavinia Velazquez, Jennifer J. Bowdoin, Zornitsa Kalibatseva and Ivan W. Miller.
    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

    Katherine Harmon.
    Mothers' Depression Can Go Well Beyond Children's Infancy
    Scientific American. Online May 5 2010.
    http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=maternal-depression

    William A. Vega, Michael A. Rodriguez, and Alfonso Ang.
    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

    Alejandro Interian, Alfonso Ang, Michael A. Gara, Bruce G. Link, Michael A. Rodriguez, and William A. Vega.
    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

    Benjamin W. Van Voorhees, Amy E. Walters, Micah Prochaska, and Michael T. Quinn
    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.)

    Marshall H. Chin, Amanda R. Clarke, Robert S. Nocon, Alicia A. Casey, Anna P. Goddu, Nicole M. Keesecker and Scott C. Cook
    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

    Valerie G. Press, Andrea A. Pappalardo, Walter D. Conwell, Amber T. Pincavage, Meryl H. Prochaska and Vineet M. Arora
    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

    Susan B. Glick, Amanda R. Clarke, Anita Blanchard and Amy K. Whitaker
    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

    Keith Naylor, James Ward and Blase N. Polite
    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

    Vagish Hemmige, Rachel McFadden, Scott Cook, Hui Tang and John A. Schneider
    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

    Saleha Sajid, Ashwin A. Kotwal and William Dale
    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

    Jeroan J. Allison
    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

    Marshall H. Chin, Amy E. Walters, Scott C. Cook, and Elbert S. Huang
    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

    Andrew M. Davis, Lisa M. Vinci, Tochi M. Okwuosa, Ayana R. Chase, and Elbert S. Huang
    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

    Monica E. Peek, Algernon Cargill, and Elbert S. Huang
    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

    Benjamin W. Van Voorhees, Amy E. Walters, Micah Prochaska, and Michael T. Quinn
    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

    Christopher M. Masi, Dionne J. Blackman, and Monica E. Peek
    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

    Thomas L. Fisher, Deborah L. Burnet, Elbert S. Huang, Marshall H. Chin, and Kathleen A. Cagney
    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

    Alyna T. Chien, Marshall H. Chin, Andrew M. Davis, and Lawrence P. Casalino
    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

    Scott C. Cook, Anna P. Goddu, Amanda R. Clarke, Robert S. Nocon, Kevin W. McCullough, and Marshall H. Chin
    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

    Marshall H. Chin, Amanda R. Clarke, Robert S. Nocon, Alicia A. Casey, Anna P. Goddu, Nicole M. Keesecker and Scott C. Cook
    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, S. C., Godiwalla, S., Brooks, K., Powers, C. & John, P. (2010).
    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.

    Marshall H. Chin, Morgan Alexander-Young, and Deborah L. Burnet
    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

    Amy E. Schlotthauer, Amy Badler, Scott C. Cook, Debra J. Pérez, and Marshall H. Chin
    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

    Jeroan J. Allison
    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

    Marshall H. Chin, Amy E. Walters, Scott C. Cook, and Elbert S. Huang
    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

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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

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

Paul Bray, MA, LMFT, Doyle M. Cummings, PharmD, FCP, FCCP, Susan Morrissey, MA, Debra Thompson, DNP, RN, CDE,
Don Holbert, PhD, Kyle Wilson, BS, Eric Lukosius, BS, Robert Tanenberg, MD.
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)

Celeste A. Lemay, Warren J. Ferguson, and J. Lee Hargraves.
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

J. Lee Hargraves, Warren J. Ferguson, Celeste A. Lemay and Joan Pernice.
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

Quyen Ngo-Metzger, Dara H. Sorkin, John Billimek, Sheldon Greenfield and Sherrie H. Kaplan.
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/

Paul Bray, Doyle M. Cummings, Debra K. Thompson.
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   

WJ Ferguson, CA Lemay, JL Hargraves, T Gorodetsky and J Calista.
Developing community health worker diabetes training.
Health Education Research. Online 2011.
http://her.oxfordjournals.org/content/27/4/755

Kristin J. August and Dara H. Sorkin
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  

Thomas D. Sequist, Garrett M. Fitzmaurice, Richard Marshall, Shimon Shaykevich, Amy Marston, Dana Gelb Safran, and John Z. Ayanian
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

Thomas D. Sequist, Garrett M. Fitzmaurice, Richard Marshall, Shimon Shaykevich, Dana Gelb Safran, and John Z. Ayanian
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

Monica E. Peek, Algernon Cargill, and Elbert S. Huang
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

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

Lisa C. Diamond, Maria Moreno, Christy Soto, Regina Otero – Sabogal.
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

Maria R. Moreno, Regina Otero-Sabogal, and Christy Soto.
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   

Latha P. Palaniappan, Eric C. Wong, Jessica J. Shin, Maria R. Moreno, and Regina Otero-Sabogal.
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

Benjamin J. Powers, Joy L. King, Robin Ali, Aviel Alkon, Lynn Bowlby, David Edelman, Pamela Gentry, Janet M. Grubber, Celine Koropchak, Matthew L. Maciejewski, Felicia McCant, Gwendolyn McKoy, Michael Newell, Eugene Z. Oddone, Maren K. Olsen, Cynthia M. Rose, Gloria Trujillo, and Hayden B. Bosworth
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

Liang Y, Ehler BR, Hollenbeak CS, and 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

Verna L. Welch, Jonathan B. VanGeest and Rachel Caskey
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

Thomas K. Houston, Jeroan J. Allison, Marc Sussman, Wendy Horn, Cheryl L. Holt, John Trobaugh, Maribel Salas, Maria Pisu, Yendelela L. Cuffee, Damien Larkin, Sharina D. Person, Bruce Barton, Catarina I. Kiefe, and Sandral Hullett.
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
 
Kevin Fiscella, Ellen Volpe, Paul Winters, Melissa Brown, Amna Idris, and Trish Harren.
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

Jonathan B. VanGeest, Verna L. Welch, and Saul J. Weiner.
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

Andrew M. Davis, Lisa M. Vinci, Tochi M. Okwuosa, Ayana R. Chase, and Elbert S. Huang
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


Miranda J, Ong MK, Jones L, Chung B, Dixon EL, Tang L, Gilmore J, Sherbourne C, Ngo VK, Stockdale S, Ramos E, Belin TR, and 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):1279-87.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23670566

Nhi-Ha T. Trinh, Patrick N. Hagan, Katherine Flaherty, Lara N. Traeger, Aya Inamori, Charlotte D. Brill, Katherine Hails, Trina E. Chang, C. Andres Bedoya, Maurizio Fava, Albert Yeung
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

Francisco A. Moreno, Jenny Chong, James Dumbauld, Michelle Humke, and Seenaiah Byreddy.
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

Anjanette Wells, Isabel T. Lagomasino, Lawrence A. Palinkas, Jennifer M. Green and Diana Gonzalez.
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

Alexandria Saulsberry, Marya E. Corden, Karen Taylor-Crawford, Theodore J. Crawford, Mary Johnson, Jennifer Froemel, Ashley Walls, Joshua Fogel, Monika Marko-Holguin and Benjamin W. Van Voorhees.
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

Jan Harold D. Sia, John M. Leventhal, Veronika S. Northrup, Wirongrong Arunyanart, and Carol C. Weitzman.
Markers of Maternal Depressive Symptoms in an Urban Pediatric Clinic
The Journal of Pediatrics. Online: 4 August 2012.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0022347612007354

Jenny Chong and Francisco Moreno.
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

R Thorlby, S Jorgensen, JZ Ayanian, and 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

Lisa A. Uebelacker, Beth Ann Marootian, Patrick Tigue, Ryan Haggarty, Jennifer M. Primack, and Ivan W. Miller.
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

Nhi-Ha T. Trinh, CA Bedoya, Trina E. Chan, Katherine Flahert, Maurizio Fava and Albert Yeung.
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

Lisa A. Uebelacker, Beth A. Marootian, Paul A. Pirraglia, Jennifer Primack, Patrick M. Tigue, Ryan Haggarty, Lavinia Velazquez, Jennifer J. Bowdoin, Zornitsa Kalibatseva and Ivan W. Miller.
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

Katherine Harmon.
Mothers' Depression Can Go Well Beyond Children's Infancy
Scientific American. Online May 5 2010.
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=maternal-depression

William A. Vega, Michael A. Rodriguez, and Alfonso Ang.
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

Alejandro Interian, Alfonso Ang, Michael A. Gara, Bruce G. Link, Michael A. Rodriguez, and William A. Vega.
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

Benjamin W. Van Voorhees, Amy E. Walters, Micah Prochaska, and Michael T. Quinn
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

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Marshall H. Chin, Amanda R. Clarke, Robert S. Nocon, Alicia A. Casey, Anna P. Goddu, Nicole M. Keesecker and Scott C. Cook
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

Valerie G. Press, Andrea A. Pappalardo, Walter D. Conwell, Amber T. Pincavage, Meryl H. Prochaska and Vineet M. Arora
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

Susan B. Glick, Amanda R. Clarke, Anita Blanchard and Amy K. Whitaker
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

Keith Naylor, James Ward and Blase N. Polite
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

Vagish Hemmige, Rachel McFadden, Scott Cook, Hui Tang and John A. Schneider
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

Saleha Sajid, Ashwin A. Kotwal and William Dale
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

Jeroan J. Allison
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

Marshall H. Chin, Amy E. Walters, Scott C. Cook, and Elbert S. Huang
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

Andrew M. Davis, Lisa M. Vinci, Tochi M. Okwuosa, Ayana R. Chase, and Elbert S. Huang
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

Monica E. Peek, Algernon Cargill, and Elbert S. Huang
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

Benjamin W. Van Voorhees, Amy E. Walters, Micah Prochaska, and Michael T. Quinn
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

Christopher M. Masi, Dionne J. Blackman, and Monica E. Peek
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

Thomas L. Fisher, Deborah L. Burnet, Elbert S. Huang, Marshall H. Chin, and Kathleen A. Cagney
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

Alyna T. Chien, Marshall H. Chin, Andrew M. Davis, and Lawrence P. Casalino
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

Scott C. Cook, Anna P. Goddu, Amanda R. Clarke, Robert S. Nocon, Kevin W. McCullough, and Marshall H. Chin
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

Marshall H. Chin, Amanda R. Clarke, Robert S. Nocon, Alicia A. Casey, Anna P. Goddu, Nicole M. Keesecker and Scott C. Cook
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, S. C., Godiwalla, S., Brooks, K., Powers, C. & John, P. (2010).
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.

Marshall H. Chin, Morgan Alexander-Young, and Deborah L. Burnet
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

Amy E. Schlotthauer, Amy Badler, Scott C. Cook, Debra J. Pérez, and Marshall H. Chin
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

Jeroan J. Allison
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

Marshall H. Chin, Amy E. Walters, Scott C. Cook, and Elbert S. Huang
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