Publications

Jose Escarce

Neighborhoods and Cumulative Biological Risk Profiles by Race/Ethnicity in a National Sample of U.S. Adults: NHANES III

Merkin SS, Basurto-Dávila R, Karlamangla A, Bird CE, Lurie N, Escarce J, Seeman T.
Annals of Epidemiology, Vol 19, No. 3, March 2009, pp. 194-201

Does Place Explain Racial Health Disparities? Quantifying the Contribution of Residential Context to the Black/White Health Gap in the United States

Do DP, Finch BK, Basurto-Davila R, Bird C, Escarce J, Lurie N.
Social Science & Medicine, [Epub July 22 2008], Vol. 67, No. 8, Oct 2008, pp. 1258-1268

Socioeconomic, cultural, and behavioral factors affecting Hispanic health outcomes.

Morales LS, Lara M, Kington RS, Valdez R, Escarce JJ.
Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved 2002; 13(4):477-503.

Family Structure and the Treatment of Childhood Asthma.

Chen AY, Escarce JD.
NBER Working Paper #13461, National Bureau of Economic Research, Oct 2007.

Immigrants and Health Care: Sources of Vulnerability.

Derose KP, Escarce JJ, Lurie N.
Health Affairs, Vol. 20, No. 5, Sept-Oct 2007, pp. 1258-1268

Language Access Service for Latinos with Limited English Proficiency: Lesson Learned From Hablamos Juntos

Wu S, Ridgely MS, Escarce JJ, Morales LS.
Journal of General Internal Medicine, Vol. 22, Suppl. 2, Nov 2007, pp. 350-355

Socioeconomic and Racial/Ethnic Differences in the Discussion of Cancer Screening: "Between-" versus "Within-" Physician Differences

Bao Y, Fox SA, Escarce JJ.
HSR: Health Services Research, Vol. 42, No. 3p1, June 2007, pp. 950-970.

Dimensions of the Local Health care Environment and Use of Care by Uninsured children in Rural and Urban Areas

Gresenz CR, Rogowski J, Escarce JJ.
Pediatrics, Vol. 117, No. 3, Mar 2006, pp. e509-e517.

Demographic and Socioeconomic Factors Associated with Blood Lead Levels Among Mexican-American Children and Adolescents in the United States.

Morales LS, Gutierrez P, Escarce JJ.
Public Health Reports, Vol. 120, No. 4, Jul-Aug 2005, pp. 448-454.

Health Care Markets: The Safety Net and Access to Care Among the Uninsured

Gresenz CR, Rogowski JA, Escarce JJ.
WR-215, 2005.

How Does Race Matter, Anyway?

Escarce JJ.
HSR: Health Services Research, Vol. 40, No. 1, [Editorial], Feb 2005, pp. 1-7.

How Cost Sharing Affects Use of Drugs by the Chronically Ill

Goldman DP, Joyce G, Escarce JJ, Pace JE, Solomon MD, Laouri M, Teutsch SM.
RAND RB-9109, 2005.

How Much is Postacute Care use Affected by its Availability?

Buntin MB, Garten AN, Paddock S, Saliba D, Totten M, Escarce JJ.
HSR: Health Services Research, Vol. 40, No. 2, April 2005, pp. 413-434.

Use of Geocoding in Managed Care Settings to Identify Quality Disparities.

Fremont AM, Bierman A, Wickstrom SL, Bird CE, Shah M, Escarce JJ, Horstman T, Rector T.
Health Affairs, Vol. 24, No. 2, March/April 2005, pp. 516-526, and Appendix.

Sociodemographic Differences in Use of Preventive Services by Women Enrolled in Medicare+Choice Plans

Morales LS, Rogowski J, Freedman VA, Wickstrom SL, Adams JL, Escarce JJ.
Preventive Medicine, Vol. 39, No. 4, Oct 2004, pp. 738-745.

Socioeconomic status and the fates of adolescents.

Escarce JJ.
Health Services Research 2003; 38(5):1229-1233.

Nicole Lurie

Ambulatory Care Sensitive Hospitalizations and Emergency Department Visits in Baltimore City

Gresenz CR, Ruder T, Lurie N.
RAND TR-671-ALS, 2009

Assessing Health and Health Care in Prince George's County

Lurie N, Harris KM, Shih RA, Ruder T, Price A, Martin LG, Acosta J, Blanchard JC.
RAND TR-655-PGCC, 2009

Cellulitis-Associated Hospitalizations in Baltimore City

Gresenz CR, Ruder T, Lurie N.
RAND TR-670-ALS, 2009

Serving the Underserved: A Mid-Course Evaluation of Montgomery Cares

Gresenz CR, Blanchard JC, Ruder T, Craddock S, Lurie N.
RAND, TR-683-PCCM, 2009

Strategies and Models for Promoting Adolescent Vaccination for Low-Income Populations

Harris KM, Martin LT, Lurie N.
RAND, DB-577-SANOFI, 2009

Using the Census Bureau's Surname List to Improve Estimates of Race/Ethnicity and Associated Disparities

Elliott MN, Morrison PA, Fremont A, McCaffrey DF, Pantoja P, Lurie N.
Health Services and Outcomes Research Methodology, [Epub April 10 2009]

Access to Appointments Based on Insurance Status in Washington, D.C.

Blanchard J, Ogle K, Thomas O, Lung D, Asplin B, Lurie N.
Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, Vol. 19, No. 3, Aug 2008, pp. 687-696

A New Method for Estimating Racial/Ethnic and Associated Disparities Where Administrative Records Lack Self-reported Race/Ethnicity

Elliott MN, Fremont A, Morrison PA, Pantoja P, Lurie N.
HSR: Health Services Research, [Epub May 12 2008]

Assessing Health and Health Care in the District of Columbia: Phase 2 Report

Lurie N, Gresenz CR, Blanchard JC, Chandra A, Wynn BO, Morganti KG, Ruder T, Price A, with Sickler D, Norton B, Jones K, Regenstein M, Siegel B.
WR-579.

Assessing Health and Health Care in the District of Columbia

Lurie N, Gresenz CR, Blanchard JC, Ruder T, Chandra A, Ghosh-Dastidar B, Price A, Siegel B, Regenstein M, Sickler D, Norton B, Jones K.
RAND WR-534, 2008.

Challenges to Using a Business Case for Addressing Health Disparities.

Lurie N, Somers SA, Fremont A, Angeles J, Murphy EK, Hamblin A.
Health Affairs, Vol. 27, No. 2, March-April 2008, pp. 334-338

Public Health Preparedness: A Review of Performance Measures.

Asch S, Stoto M, Mendes M, Valdez RO, Gallegher M, Halverson P, Lurie N.
(in press, Public Health Reports)

Preventive Care in the United States: Are Blacks Finally Catching Up?

Blanchard J, Lurie N.
(in press)

Immigrants and Health Care: Sources of Vulnerability.

Derose KP, Escarce JJ, Lurie N.
Health Affairs, Vol. 20, No. 5, Sept-Oct 2007, pp. 1258-1268

Looking Forward: Crosscutting Issues.

Lurie N, Fremont A.
(in press, Health Services Research)

Looking Forward: Cross-Cutting Issues in the Collection and Use of Racial/Ethnic Data.

Lurie N, Fremont A.
HSR: Health Services Research, Vol. 41, No. 4p1, Aug 2006, pp. 1519-1533.

Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Care: The Perspectives of Cardiovascular Surgeons

Taylor S, Fremont A, Jain AK, McLaughlin R, Peterson E, Ferguson TB, Lurie N.
The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Vol. 81, No. 2, Feb 2006, pp. 531-536.

Health Disparities: Less Talk, More Action.

Lurie N.
New England Journal of Medicine, Vol. 353, No. 7, [Editorial], Aug 18 2005, pp. 727-729.

Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Care: The Perspective of Cardiologists.

Lurie, N, Fremont, A, Jain, A, Taylor, S, McLaughlin, R, Peterson, E, Kong, W, Ferguson, B.
Circulation. Vol. 111, No. 10, Mar 2005, pp. 1264-1269.

Do Cardiologists Perceive Racial or Ethnic disparities in the treatment of Heart Patients? Results of a RAND Survey

Lurie N, Fremont AM, Jain AK, Taylor SL, McLaughlin R, Peterson E, Kong BW, Ferguson TB.
RB-9120, 2005.

Disparities and Quality Improvement: Federal Policy Levers.

Lurie, N, Jung M, Lavizzo-Mourey R
Health Affairs. Vol. 24, No. 2, March/April 2005, pp. 354-364.

In Their Own Words: Lessons Learned From Those Exposed to Anthrax.

Blanchard JC, Haywood Y, Stein BD, Tanielian TL, Stoto M, Lurie N.
American Journal of Public Health, Vol. 95, No. 3, March 2005, pp. 489-495.

Public Health Response to Urgent Case Reports.

Dausey D, Lurie N, Diamond A.
Health Affairs. Web Exclusive. August 30, 2005, pp. W5-412-W5-419.

R-E-S-P-E-C-T: Patient Reports of Disrespect in the Health Care Setting and Its Impact on Care.

Blanchard J, Lurie N.
Journal of Family Practice. Sept 2004, 59(9): 721-730.

The Role of Race and Ethnicity Data Collection in Eliminating Disparities in Health Care.

Fremont, A, Lurie, N.
Eliminating Health Disparities: Measurement and Data Needs. Institute of Medicine, Washington, DC: National Academy of Sciences, 2004.

Assuring the health of immigrants: what the leading health indicators tell us.

Kandula N, Kersey M, Lurie N.
Annual Review of Public Health. 2004; 25: 357-376.

When Most Doctors are Women: What Lies Ahead?

Levinson W, Lurie N.
Annals of Internal Medicine. Sept 2004; 141(6): 471-4.

Disparities in Transplantation: What Should We Do?

Lurie N.
American Journal of Kidney Diseases. Feb 2004; 43(2): 386-7.

Local Variation in Public Health Preparedness: Lessons from California.

Lurie N, Wasserman J, Stoto M, Molander R, Mussington D, Namkung P, Fielding J, Valdez R.
Health Affairs. Web Exclusive, June 2, 2004.

The Role of Culturally Competent Communication in Reducing Ethnic and Racial Health Care Disparities.

Taylor S and Lurie N
American Journal of Managed Care. 2004; 10:SP1-SP4

Does Medicare Managed Care Provide Equal Treatment for Mental Illness Across Races?

Virnig, B, Huang, Z, Lurie, N, Musgrave, D, McBean, M, Dowd, B.
Archives of General Psychiatry. 2004 61(2): 201-205.

Variation in Racial and Ethnic Differences in Consumer Assessments of Health Care.

Lurie, N, Zhan, C, Sangl, J, Bierman, A.
American Journal of Managed Care. 9: 502-512, 2003.

Racial Variation in the Control of Diabetes Among Elderly Medicare Managed Care Beneficiaries.

McBean M, Virnig B, Huang Z, Lurie N, Musgrave D.
Diabetes Care. Dec 2003; 26(12): 3250-3256.

Health Literacy: A Policy Challenge for Advancing High-Quality Health Care.

Parker, RM, Ratzan, SC, Lurie, N.
Health Affairs. 2003; 22 (4) 147-153.

Addressing Racial and Ethnic Barriers to Effective Health Care: The Need for Better Data.

Bierman, A., Lurie, N.,Collins, KS, Eisenberg, JM.
Health Affairs. 21(3): 91-102, 2002.

Measuring Disparities in Access to Care.

Lurie, N.
Guidance for the National Health Disparities Report. Institute of Medicine, Washington, DC: National Academy of Sciences, 2002.

The Public Health Infrastructure: Rebuild or Redesign?

Lurie, N.
Health Affairs. 2002.

What the Federal Government Can Do About the Non-Medical Determinants of Health.

Lurie, N.
Health Affairs. 21(2): 94-106, 2002.

Health Disparities and the Quality of Ambulatory Care.

Lurie N, Beeuwkis-Buntin M.
New England Journal of Medicine. 2002; 347 (21): 1709-1710.

Racial and Ethnic Differences in Quality of Care in Medicare HMOs.

Virnig, B, Lurie, N, Huang, Z, McBean, M.
Health Affairs. 21(2), 2002.

Asthma Outcomes in an Inner City School-Based Health Center.

Lurie, N., Bauer E., Brady C.
Journal of School Health. 71 (1): 9-16, Jan 2001.

Healthy People: Search for an Ancient Cure.

Ambrose, P., Wykoff, R., Lurie, N.
Postgraduate Medicine, 2000.

Healthy People 2010: Setting the Nation's Public Health Agenda.

Lurie, N.
Academic Medicine, 75: 12-13, 2000.

Strengthening the US Healthcare Safety Net.

Lurie, N.
Journal of the American Medical Association. 284: 2112-2113, 2000.

Research Staff Publications

Chloe Bird

Neighborhood Socioeconomic Status and Fruit and Vegetable Intake Among Whites, Blacks, and Mexican Americans in the United States

Dubowitz T, Heron M, Bird CE, Lurie N, Finch BK, Basurto-Dávila R, Hale L, Escarce JJ.
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Vol. 87, No. 6, June 2008, pp. 1883-1891.

Differential Diffusion of HIV Technologies by Gender: The Case of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy

Eisenman D, Bogart LM, Bird CE, Collins RL, Golinelli R, Fremont A, Beckman R, Cunningham W.
AIDS Patient Care and STDs, Vol. 21, No. 6, June 2007, pp. 390-399.

Neighborhood Context and Ethnicity Differences in Body Mass Index: A Multilevel Analysis Using the NHANES III Survey (1988-1994)

Do DP, Dubowitz T, Bird CE, Lurie N, Escarce JJ, Finch BK.
Economics and Human Biology, [Epub March 24 2007], Vol. 5, No. 2, July 2007, pp. 179-203.

Does Patient-Provider Gender Concordance Affect Mental Health Care Received by Primary Care Patients with Major Depression?

Chan KS, Bird CE, Weiss R, Duan N, Meredith LS, Sherbourne CD.
Women's Health Issues, Vol. 16, No. 3, May-June 2006, pp. 122-132.

Conspiracy Beliefs about HIV/AIDS and Birth Control Among African Americans: Implications for the Prevention of HIV, Other STDs, and Unintended Pregnancy.

Bird ST, Bogart LM.
Journal of Social Issues, Vol. 61, No. 1, March 2005, pp. 109-126.

Use of Geocoding in Managed Care Settings to Identify Quality Disparities.

Fremont AM, Bierman A, Wickstrom SL, Bird CE, Shah M, Escarce JJ, Horstman T, Rector T.
Health Affairs, Vol. 24, No. 2, March/April 2005, pp. 516-526, and Appendix.

Rethinking Gender Differences in Health: Why We Need to Integrate Social and Biological Perspectives.

Rieker PP, Bird CE.
Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, Vol. 60, Spec No. 2, Oct 2005, pp. S40-S47.

Differences in Medicare Expenditures during the Last 3 Years of Life.

Shugarman LR, Campbell DE, Bird CE, Gabel J, Louis TA, Lynn J.
Journal of General Internal Medicine, 19:127-135. 2004

Social Context and Adolescent Health Behavior: Does School-level Prevalence affect Students' Subsequent Smoking Behavior?

Ellickson P, Bird CE, Orlando M, Klein DJ, McCaffrey D.
Journal of Health and Social Behavior, 44:525-535. 2003

Age and Gender Differences in Health Care Utilization and Spending for Medicare Beneficiaries in their Last Year of Life.

Bird CE, Shugarman LR, Lynn J.
Journal of Palliative Medicine 5(5):705-12. 2002

Social Factors, Physiological Processes, and Physical Health

Fremont AM, Bird CE.
Pp. 334-352 in The Handbook of Medical Sociology edited by Chloe E. Bird, Peter Conrad and Allen M. Fremont. Fifth Edition. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall.

Gender Matters: An Integrated Model for Understanding Men's and Women's Health.

Bird CE, Rieker PP.
Social Science and Medicine 48(6):745-755. 1999

Deborah Cohen

Collective Efficacy and Obesity: The Potential Influence of Social Factors on Health.

Cohen DA, Finch BK, Bower A, Sastry N.
Social Science & Medicine, [Epub July 20 2005], Vol. 62, No. 3, Feb 2006, pp. 769-778.

The Significance of Parks to Physical Activity and Public Health: A Conceptual Model.

Bedimo-Rung A, Mowen A, Cohen D.
American Journal of Preventive Medicine, Vol. 28 [2S2], 2005, pp. 159-168.

Neighborhood Effects and the Role of Communities in Restructuring

Cohen D, Inagami S.
WR-310, 2005.

Does Neighborhood Deterioration Lead to Poor Health?

Cohen DA, Mason K, Bedimo A, Scribner R, Basolo V, Farley TA, Spear S, Kissinger K, Wildgen J.
RB-9074, 2005.

Cost-Effective Allocation Of Government Funds To Prevent HIV Infection.

Cohen DA, Wu S-Y, Farley TA.
Health Affairs, Vol. 24, No. 4, July/Aug 2005, pp. 915-926.

Prescription for a Healthy Nation: A New Approach to Improving Our Lives by Fixing Our Everyday World

Farley T, Cohen DA.
Boston MA: Beacon Press, 320 pages.

Maximizing Local Effect of HIV Prevention Resources.

Wu SY, Cohen DA, Shi L, Farley T.
Contagion, Vol. 2, No. 3, 2005, pp. 127-132.

Suburban sprawl and physical and mental health.

Sturm R, Cohen DA
Public Health, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 13 May 2004.

Why is Poverty Unhealthy?: Social and Physical Mediators.

Cohen DA, Farley TA, Mason K.
Social Science and Medicine, 2003, 57:9; 1631-1641.

Neighborhood Conditions and Health.

Cohen DA, Mason K, Bedimo A, Scribner R, Basolo V & Farley T.
AJPH, 2003; 93:467-471.

An STD/HIV Prevention Intervention Framework

Cohen DA, Scribner RA.
AIDS Patient Care and STDs, 2000; 14(1):37-45.

A Structural Model of Health Behavior: A Pragmatic Approach to Explain and Influence Health Behaviors at the Population Level.

Cohen DA, Scribner RA, Farley TA.
Preventive Medicine, 2000; 30:146-154.

Broken Windows and the risk of gonorrhea.

Cohen DA, Spear S, Scribner R, Mason K, Kissinger P and Wildgen J.
American Journal of Public Health, 2000; 90:230-236.

Brian Finch

Collective Efficacy and Obesity: The Potential Influence of Social Factors on Health.

Cohen DA, Finch BK, Bower A, Sastry N.
Social Science & Medicine, [Epub July 20 2005], Vol. 62, No. 3, Feb 2006, pp. 769-778.

The Effects of Acculturation and Acculturation Stress on Migrant Farm-Workers' Health.

Finch BK, Frank R, Vega WA.
International Migration Review: 38(2): forthcoming 2004.

Los Años de la Crisis: An Examination of Change in Differential Infant Mortality Risk Within Mexico.

Frank R, Finch BK.
Social Science and Medicine: forthcoming 2004.

Early Origins of the Gradient: The Relationship between Socio-Economic Status and Infant Mortality in the United States.

Finch BK.
Demography, 40(4): 675-699, 2003.

Employment Frustration and Alcohol Abuse/Dependence among Mexican Labor Migrants.

Finch BK, Catalano RC, Novaco RH, Vega WA.
Journal of Immigrant Health, 5(4): 181-186, 2003.

Socio-Economic Gradients & Low Birth-Weight: Empirical and Policy Considerations.

Finch BK.
Health Services Research 38(6), Part II (Special Supplement on the Social Determinants of Health): 1819-1842, 2003.

Rebecca McLaughlin

Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Care: The Perspectives of Cardiovascular Surgeons

Taylor S, Fremont A, Jain AK, McLaughlin R, Peterson E, Ferguson TB, Lurie N.
The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Vol. 81, No. 2, Feb 2006, pp. 531-536.

Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Care: The Perspectives of Cardiologists.

Lurie N, Fremont A, Jain AK, Taylor SL, McLaughlin R, Peterson E, Kong BW, Ferguson B Jr.
Circulation, Vol. 111, No. 10, March 2005, pp. 1264-1269.

Do Cardiologists Perceive Racial or Ethnic disparities in the treatment of Heart Patients?

Lurie N, Fremont AM, Jain AK, Taylor SL, McLaughlin R, Peterson E, Kong BW, Ferguson TB.
Results of a RAND Survey, RB-9120, 2005.

Roland Sturm

Zoning For Health? The Year-Old Ban on New Fast-Food Restaurants in South LA.

Sturm R, Cohen D
Health Affairs, Web Exclusives, [Epub Oct 6 2009], Vol. 28, No. 6, Nov/Dec 2009, pp. w1088-w1097.


Suburban Sprawl and Physical and Mental Health.

Sturm R, Cohen DA
Public Health, Vol. 118, No. 7, Oct 2004, pp. 448-496.


Physical Education in Elementary School and Body Mass Index: Evidence from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study

Datar A, Sturm R
American Journal of Public Health, Vol. 94, No. 9, Sept 2004, pp. 1501-1506.


The Economics of Physical Activity: Societal Trends and Rationales for Interventions

Sturm R,
American Journal of Preventive Medicine, Vol. 27, No. 3, [Suppl 1]. Oct 2004, pp. 126-135.


US-Based Indices of Area-Level Deprivation: Results from Healthcare for Communities.

Eibner C, Sturm R.
Social Science & Medicine, [Epub July 20 2005], Vol. 62, No. 2, Jan 2006, pp. 348-359.

Childhood Obesity: What We Can Learn from Existing Data on Societal Trends, Part 1.

Sturm R.
Preventing Chronic Disease, Vol. 2, No. 1, Jan 2005.

Childhood Obesity: What We Can Learn from Existing Data on Societal Trends, Part 2.

Sturm R.
Preventing Chronic Disease, Vol. 2, No. 2, April 2005.

Economics and Physical Activity: A Research Agenda.

Sturm R.
American Journal of Preventive Medicine, Vol. 28, No. 2 [Suppl 2], Feb 2005, pp. 141-149.

Body Mass Index in Elementary School Children, Metropolitan Area Food Prices and Food Outlet Density.

Sturm R, Datar A.
Public Health, [Epub Sept 6 2005], Vol. 119, No. 12, Dec 2005, pp. 1059-1068.

Weight Gain Trends Across Sociodemographic Groups in the United States.

Truong KD, Sturm R.
American Journal of Public Health, [Epub July 28 2005], Vol. 95, No. 9, Sept 2005, pp. 1602-1606.

Increasing Obesity Rates and DisabilityTrends.

Sturm R, Ringel JS, Andreyeva T.
Health Affairs. 2004;23(22):199-205.

Increases in Clinically Severe Obesity in the US: 1986-2000

Sturm R.
Archives of Internal Medicine. 2003;163 (18):2146-2148.

Geographic Disparities in Children's MentalHealth Care

Sturm R, Ringel JS, Andreyeva T
Pediatrics 2003;112(4):e308-e315.

The Effects of Obesity, Smoking, and Drinking on Medical Problemsand Costs.

Sturm R.
Health Affairs 2002, 21 (2):245-253.

Relations of Income Inequality and Family Income toChronic Medical Conditions and Mental Health Disorders: National Survey.

Sturm R, Gresenz CR
BMJ, 2002;324(7328):20-23

Recent Technical Appendices

The Prevalence of Urinary Incontinence among Community-Dwelling Men: Results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey


Comparison of Data Quality for Reports and Ratings of Ambulatory Care by African American and White Medicare Enrollees


A Multilevel Decomposition Approach to Estimate the Role of Program Location and Neighborhood Disadvantage in Racial Disparities in Alcohol Treatment Completion


Racial Disparities in Completion Rates from Publicly Funded Alcohol Treatment: Economic Resources Explain More Than Demographics and Addiction Severity


Ethnic Variations in Dementia Caregiving Experiences: Insights from Focus Groups


Related Publications

Reducing Inequities among Children with Asthma in the Island of Puerto Rico: Experiences of a Community-Based, Trans-Sectoral Effort

Lara M, Valencia GR, Gavillán JAG, Reyes BM,Arabía C, Malpica FP,Freytes DM, Rodríguez-Sánchez MH, Chinman M.
Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, Vol. 20, No. 4, Supp, Nov 2009 pp. 116-136


A Low-Literacy Medication Education Tool for Safety-Net Hospital Patients

Cordasco KM, Asch SM, Bell DS, Guterman JJ, Gross-Schulman S, Ramer L, Elkayam U, Franco I, Leatherwood CL, Mangione CM.
American Journal of Preventive Medicine, Vol. 37, No. 6, Supp. 1, Dec 2009, pp. s209-s216


Race and Sex Differences in the Receipt of Timely and Appropriate Lung Cancer Treatment

Shugarman LR, Mack K, Sorbero MES, Tian H, Jain AK, Ashwood JS, Asch SM.
Medical Care, [Epub June 16 2009], Vol. 47, No. 7, July 2009, pp. 774-781


Prevalence, Characteristics, and Associated Health and Health Care of Family Homelessness Among Fifth-Grade Students

Coker TR, Elliott MN, Kanouse DE, Grunbaum JA, Gilliland MJ, Tortolero SR, Cuccaro P, Schuster MA.
American Journal of Public Health, [Epub June 18 2009]


Variation in Physician-Patient Discussion of Breast Reconstruction

Chen JY , Malin J, Ganz PA, Ko C, Tisnado D, Tao ML, Timmer M, Adams JL, Kahn KL.
Journal of General Internal Medicine, [Epub Nov 21 2008], Vol. 24, No. 1, Jan 2009, pp. 99-104


Reparable Harm: Assessing and Addressing Disparities Faced by Boys and Men of Color in California

Davis LM, Kilburn R, Schultz D.
RAND, MG-745-TC, 2009.


Reports and Ratings of Care: Black and White Medicare Enrollees

Fongwa MN, Cunningham W, Weech-Maldonado R, Guiterrez PR, Hays RD.
Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, Vol. 19, No. 4, Nov 2008, pp. 1136-1147


Racial/Ethnic Disparities in the Mental Health Care Utilization of Fifth Grade Children

Coker TR, Elliott MN, Kataoka S, Schwebel DC, Mrug S, Grunbaum JA, Cuccaro P, Peskin MF, Schuster MA.
Academic Pediatrics, Vol. 9, No. 2, March 2009, pp. 89-96


Social Capital and Health Care Access: A Systematic Review

Derose KP, Varda DM.
Medical Care Research and Review, [Epub Jan 27 2009]


Variation in Drug Prices at Pharmacies: Are Prices Higher in Poorer Areas?

Gellad WF, Choudhry NK, Friedberg MW, Brookhart MA, Haas JS, Shrank WH.
HSR: Health Services Research, [Epub Nov 4 2008]


Enhancing Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Recovery Management for Vulnerable Populations: Task 4: Compendium of Risk Communications

Parker AM, Stern S, Meredith LS, Shugarman LR, Beckjord EB, Chandra A, Taylor SL.
WR-583, 2008.


Barriers to Seeking Mental Health Care After Treatment for Orofacial Injury at a Large, Urban Medical Center: Concordance of Patient and Provider Perspectives

Chandra A, Marshall GN, Shetty V, Paddock SM, Wong EC, Zatzick D, Luo G, Yamashita D-DR.
The Journal of Trauma, Injury, Infection and Critical Care, [Epub June 18 2008]. Vol. 65, No. 1, July 2008, pp. 196-202


The Relationship Between Spanish Language Use and Substance Use Behaviors Among Latino Youth: A Social Network Approach

Allen ML, Elliott MN, Fuligni AJ, Morales LS, Hambarsoomian K, Schuster MA.
Journal of Adolescent Health, [Epub June 5 2008]


Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the Quality of Asthma Care.

Cabana MD, Lara M, Shannon J.
CHEST, Vol. 132, No. 5, Suppl, Nov 2007, pp. 810S-817S


Evaluating Differential Item Functioning of the PRIME-MD Mood Module Among Impoverished Black and White Women in Primary Care.

Hepner KA, Morales LS, Hays RD, Edelen MO, Miranda J.
 Women's Health Issues, [Epub Dec 7 2007], Vol. 18, No. 1, Jan-Feb 2008, pp. 53-61


Pediatric Obesity: The Unique Issues in Latino American Male Youth.

Stovitz SD, Schwimmer JB, Martinez H, Story M.
American Journal of Preventive Medicine, [Epub Jan 15 2008], Vol. 34, No. 2, Feb 2008, pp.153-160


Social Context of Physical Activity and Weight Status in Working Class Populations.

Peterson KE, Dubowitz T, Stoddard AM, Troped PJ, Sorensen G, Emmons KM.
 Journal of Physical Activity and Health, Vol. 4, No. 4, Oct 2007, pp. 381-396


Language and Regional Differences in Evaluations of Medicare Managed Care by Hispanics.

Weech-Maldonado R, Fongwa MN, Gutierrez P, Hays RD.
HSR: Health Services Research, [Epub Oct 19 2007]



Nativity and Duration of Time in the United States: Differences in Fruit and Vegetable Intake among Low-Income Postpartum Women,

Dubowitz T, Smith-Warner SA, Acevedo-Garcia D, Subramanian SV, Peterson KE.
American Journal of Public Health, [Epub Aug 29 2007]



Inconsistencies in Self-Reported Drug Use by Adolescents in Substance Abuse Treatment: Implications for Outcome and Performance Measurements

Harris KM, Griffin BA, McCaffrey DF, Morral AR.
Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, [Epub July 5 2007]


Acculturation and End-Of-Life Decision Making: Comparison of Japanese and Japanese-American Focus Groups.

Bito S, Matsumura S, Singer MK, Meredith LS, Fukuhara S, Wenger NS.
Bioethics, Vol. 21, No. 5, June 2007, pp. 251-262.


Disaster Planning and Risk Communication with Vulnerable Communities: Lessons from Hurricane Katrina.

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