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Posted: 8/5/2010

Publications and Reports

FCHDR Publications

Garth N. Graham, and Robert F. Spengler. Collaborating to End Health Disparities in Our Lifetime. Am J Public Health 99: 1930-1932.

Jamila R. Rashid, Robert F. Spengler, Robin M. Wagner, Cindi Melanson, Elizabeth L. Skillen, Robert A. Mays, Jr., Suzanne Heurtin-Roberts, and Judith A. Long. Eliminating Health Disparities Through Transdisciplinary Research, Cross-Agency Collaboration, and Public Participation. Am J Public Health 99: 1955-1961.

Marc A. Safran, Robert A. Mays, Jr, Larke Nahme Huang, Ron McCuan, Phuong Kim Pham, Sylvia Kay Fisher, Kathleen Y. McDuffie, and Alan Trachtenberg. Mental Health Disparities. Am J Public Health 99: 1962-1966.

Newest Publications

Staras SA, Vadaparampil ST, Haderxhanaj LT, Shenkman EA. Disparities in human papillomavirus vaccine series initiation among adolescent girls enrolled in Florida Medicaid programs, 2006-2008. J Adolesc Health. 2010 Oct;47(4):381-8.

Garcia RI, Inge RE, Niessen L, DePaola DP. Envisioning success: the future of the oral health care delivery system in the United States. J Public Health Dent. 2010 Jun;70 Suppl 1:S58-65.

Lee PR, Lee DR, Lee P, Arch M. 2010: U.S. drug and alcohol policy, looking back and moving forward. J Psychoactive Drugs. 2010 Jun;42(2):99-114.

Ferré CD, Jones L, Norris KC, Rowley DL. The Healthy African American Families (HAAF) project: from community-based participatory research to community-partnered participatory research. Ethn Dis. 2010 Winter;20(1 Suppl 2):S2-1-8.

Ford CL, Harawa NT. A new conceptualization of ethnicity for social epidemiologic and health equity research. Soc Sci Med. 2010 Jul;71(2):251-8. Epub 2010 Apr 29.

Simpson L, Fairbrother G, Touschner J, Guyer J. How federal implementation choices can maximize the impact of CHIPRA on health care of children with developmental and behavioral needs. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2010 Apr;31(3):238-43.

Breslau ES, Rochester PW, Saslow D, Crocoll CE, Johnson LE, Vinson CA. Developing partnerships to reduce disparities in cancer screening. Prev Chronic Dis. 2010 May;7(3):A62. Epub 2010 May 15.

Where do we go from here? Combating health care disparities in an era of reform. Issue brief (Grantmakers Health). 2010 Mar;(36):1-2.

Lie DA, Lee-Rey E, Gomez A, Bereknyei S, Braddock CH 3rd. Does Cultural Competency Training of Health Professionals Improve Patient Outcomes? A Systematic Review and Proposed Algorithm for Future Research. J Gen Intern Med. 2010 Oct 16.

Honeycutt S, Davis E, Clawson M, Glanz K. Training for and Dissemination of the Nutrition Environment Measures Surveys (NEMS). Prev Chronic Dis. 2010 Nov;7(6):A126. Epub 2010 Oct 15.

Kroelinger CD, Gladders B. Using scientific evidence to shape research, intervention programs, and policy in a statewide effort to reduce infant mortality, 2004-2009. Del Med J. 2010 Aug;82(8):273-84.

Jha AK, Stone R, Lave J, Chen H, Klusaritz H, Volpp K. The concentration of hospital care for black veterans in veterans affairs hospitals: implications for clinical outcomes. J Healthc Qual. 2010 Nov-Dec;32(6):52-61. doi: 10.1111/j.1945-1474.2010.00085.x.

Lawrence D, Kisely S. Inequalities in healthcare provision for people with severe mental illness. J Psychopharmacol. 2010 Nov;24(4 Suppl):61-8.

Smith DF, Boss EF. Racial/Ethnic and socioeconomic disparities in the prevalence and treatment of otitis media in children in the United States. Laryngoscope. 2010 Oct 11. [Epub ahead of print]

Lofters AK, Hwang SW, Moineddin R, Glazier RH. Cervical cancer screening among urban immigrants by region of origin: A population-based cohort study. Prev Med. 2010 Oct 7. [Epub ahead of print]

Henderson LC. Divergent Models of Diabetes among American Indian Elders. J Cross Cult Gerontol. 2010 Oct 8. [Epub ahead of print]

Corbie-Smith G, Goldmon M, Isler MR, Washington C, Ammerman A, Green M, Bunton A. Partnerships in health disparities research and the roles of pastors of black churches: potential conflict, synergy, and expectations. J Natl Med Assoc. 2010 Sep;102(9):823-31.

Mullins CD, Onukwugha E, Cooke JL, Hussain A, Baquet CR. The Potential Impact Of Comparative Effectiveness Research On The Health Of Minority Populations. Health Aff (Millwood). 2010 Oct 5. [Epub ahead of print]

Kim TH, Samson LF, Lu N. Racial/ethnic disparities in the utilization of high-technology hospitals. J Natl Med Assoc. 2010 Sep;102(9):803-10.

Baur C. New directions in research on public health and health literacy. J Health Commun. 2010;15 Suppl 2:42-50.

Paasche-Orlow MK, Wolf MS. Promoting health literacy research to reduce health disparities. J Health Commun. 2010;15 Suppl 2:34-41.

Davitt JK, Kaye LW. Racial/ethnic disparities in access to medicare home health care: the disparate impact of policy. J Gerontol Soc Work. 2010 Oct;53(7):591-612.

August KJ, Sorkin DH. Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Exercise and Dietary Behaviors of Middle-Aged and Older Adults. J Gen Intern Med. 2010 Sep 24. [Epub ahead of print]

Publications on Health Disparities Research

Mabry PL, Olster DH, Morgan GD, Abrams DB. Interdisciplinarity and systems science to improve population health: a view from the NIH Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research. Am J Prev Med. 2008 Dec; 35(6):611.

Sen, G., Iyer, A. & Mukherjee, C. (2009). A Methodology to Analyse the Intersections of Social Inequalities in Health. Journal of Human Development and Capabilities: A Multi-Disciplinary Journal for People-Centered Development, 10(3), 397-415.

Claudia L. Schur, Marc L. Berk, Lauren E. Silver, Jill M. Yegian, and Michael J. O’Grady.Connecting The Ivory Tower To Main Street: Setting Research Priorities For Real-World Impact. Health Affairs, September/October 2009; 28(5): w886-w899.

Irene Dankwa-Mullan, Kyu B. Rhee, Kester Williams, Francisco S. Sy, Idalia Sanchez, Nathaniel Stinson, Jr, and John Ruffin; The Science of Eliminating Health Disparities: Summary and Analysis of the NIH Summit Recommendations; Am J Public Health, Feb 2010

Howard K. Koh, Sarah C. Oppenheimer, Sarah B. Massin-Short, Karen M. Emmons, Alan C. Geller, and K. Viswanath; translating Research Evidence Into Practice to Reduce Health Disparities: A Social Determinants Approach; Am J Public Health, Feb 2010

Institute of Medicine of the National Academies; Hepatitis and Liver Cancer: A National Strategy for Prevention and Control of Hepatitis B and C; Released: January 11, 2010

Bridget C. Booske, PhD, Angela M.K. Rohan, PhD, David A. Kindig, MD, PhD, Patrick L. Remington, MD, MPH; Grading and Reporting Health and Health Disparities; Preventing Chronic Disease: Public Health Research, Practice, and Policy, Jan 2010

Weinberger PM, Merkley MA, Khichi SS, Lee JR, Psyrri A, Jackson LL, Dynan WS. Human papillomavirus-active head and neck cancer and ethnic health disparities. Laryngoscope. 2010 Jun 18.

Wechsler H. Addressing youth health disparities: the CDC perspective. Health Promot Pract. 2010 May;11(3 Suppl):7S-8S.

Gehlert S, Murray A, Sohmer D, McClintock M, Conzen S, Olopade O. The importance of transdisciplinary collaborations for understanding and resolving health disparities. Soc Work Public Health. 2010 May;25(3):408-22.

Dunn BK, Agurs-Collins T, Browne D, Lubet R, Johnson KA. Health disparities in breast cancer: biology meets socioeconomic status. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2010 Jun;121(2): 281-92. Epub 2010 May 1.

Burgess DJ, Warren J, Phelan S, Dovidio J, van Ryn M. Stereotype threat and health disparities: what medical educators and future physicians need to know. J Gen Intern Med. 2010 May;25 Suppl 2:S169-77.

Cené CW, Peek ME, Jacobs E, Horowitz CR. Community-based teaching about health disparities: combining education, scholarship, and community service. J Gen Intern Med. 2010 May;25 Suppl 2:S130-5.

Winkler C. Is there a genetic basis for health disparities in human immunodeficiency virus disease? Mt Sinai J Med. 2010 Mar;77(2):149-59.

Dankwa-Mullan I, Rhee KB, Williams K, Sanchez I, Sy FS, Stinson N Jr, Ruffin J. The science of eliminating health disparities: summary and analysis of the NIH summit recommendations. Am J Public Health. 2010 Apr 1;100 Suppl 1:S12-8. Epub 2010 Feb 10.

Hicks LS, O'Malley AJ, Lieu TA, Keegan T, McNeil BJ, Guadagnoli E, Landon BE. Impact of health disparities collaboratives on racial/ethnic and insurance disparities in US community health centers. Arch Intern Med. 2010 Feb 8;170(3):279-86.

Bonham VL. The role of genetics in understanding racial and ethnic health disparities. JAAPA. 2010 Jan;23(1):49-50.

Research Topics

FCHDR research topics are selected based on needs and opportunities for pooling scientific expertise and resources to conduct, translate, and disseminate research to accelerate the elimination of health disparities. In addition to engaging in research collaboration, FCHDR also promotes the development of products such as research reports, white papers, and journal articles.