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Research In Health Disparities

Selected HCHDS Publications - 2010

Alexandre, P. K., Younis, M. Z., Martins, S. S., & Richard, P. (2010). Disparities in adequate mental health care for past-year major depressive episodes among white and non-white youth. Journal of Health Care Finance, 36(3), 57-72.

Allen, J. K., Purcell, A., Szanton, S., & Dennison, C. R. (2010). Perceptions of cardiac risk among a low- income urban diabetic population. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 21(1), 362-370. PMC2875546

Beach, M. C., Saha, S., Korthuis, P. T., Sharp, V., Cohn, J., Wilson, I., . . . Moore, R. (2010). Differences in patient-provider communication for hispanic compared to non-hispanic white patients in HIV care. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 25(7), 682-687. PMC2881976

Beach, M. C., Saha, S., Korthuis, P. T., Sharp, V., Cohn, J., Wilson, I. B., . . . Moore, R. (2010). Patient-
provider communication differs for black compared to white HIV-infected patients. AIDS and Behavior, PMC2944011.

Bell, C. N., Bowie, J. V., & Thorpe, R. J. (2010). The interrelationship between hypertension and blood pressure, attendance at religious services, and race/ethnicity. Journal of Religion and Health Epub 2010 Mar 31. NIHMSID: NIHMS365567

Bell, C. N., Thorpe, R. J.,Jr, & Laveist, T. A. (2010). Race/Ethnicity and hypertension: The role of social support. American Journal of Hypertension, 23(5), 534-540. Epub 2010 Feb 25. PMCID: PMC3102008

Bleich, S. N., Clark, J. M., Goodwin, S. M., Huizinga, M. M., & Weiner, J. P. (2010). Variation in provider identification of obesity by individual- and neighborhood-level characteristics among an insured population. Journal of Obesity (Online), 2010, 637829. Epub 2010 May 5. PMC2925087

Bleich, S. N., Ku, R., & Wang, Y. C. (2010). Relative contribution of energy intake and energy expenditure to childhood obesity: A review of the literature and directions for future research. International Journal of Obesity (2005), Epub 2010 Nov 30.

Bleich, S. N., Thorpe, R. J., Sharif-Harris, H., Fesahazion, F., & LaVeist, T. A. (2010). Social context explains race disparities in obesity among women. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 64(5):465-9. (NIHMS292474)

Cooper, L. A., Ford, D. E., Ghods, B. K., Roter, D. L., Primm, A. B., Larson, S. M., . . . Wang, N. Y. (2010). A cluster randomized trial of standard quality improvement versus patient-centered interventions to enhance depression care for african americans in the primary care setting: Study protocol NCT00243425. Implementation Science : IS, 5, 18. PMC2838803

Crompton, J. G., Pollack, K. M., Oyetunji, T., Chang, D. C., Efron, D. T., Haut, E. R., . . . Haider, A. H. (2010). Racial disparities in motorcycle-related mortality: An analysis of the national trauma data bank. American Journal of Surgery, 200(2), 191-196.

Dray-Spira, R., Gary-Webb, T. L., & Brancati, F. L. (2010). Educational disparities in mortality among adults with diabetes in the U.S. Diabetes Care, 33(6), 1200-1205. PMC2875423

Evans MK, Lepowski JM, Powe NR, LaVeist TA, Kuczmarski MF, Zonderman AB. “Healthy Aging in Neighbors of Diversity Across the Life Span (HANDLS): Overcoming barriers to implementing a longitudinal epidemiologic urban study of health, race and socioeconomic status” Ethnicity and Disease. 2010 Summer;20(3):267-75.

Fischer, M. J., Kimmel, P. L., Greene, T., Gassman, J. J., Wang, X., Brooks, D. H., . . . AASK study group. (2010). Sociodemographic factors contribute to the depressive affect among african americans with chronic kidney disease. Kidney International, 77(11), 1010-1019. Epub 2010 Mar 3

Floyd, L. J., Alexandre, P. K., Hedden, S. L., Lawson, A. L., Latimer, W. W., & Giles, N. (2010). Adolescent drug dealing and race/ethnicity: A population-based study of the differential impact of substance use on involvement in drug trade. The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 36(2), 87-91. PMC2871399

Floyd, L. J., Hedden, S., Lawson, A., Salama, C., Moleko, A. G., & Latimer, W. (2010). The association between poly-substance use, coping, and sex trade among black south African substance users. Substance use & Misuse, 45(12), 1971-1987.

Floyd, L. J., & Latimer, W. (2010). Adolescent sexual behaviors at varying levels of substance use frequency. Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 19(1), 66.

Fonseca-Becker, F., Perez-Patron, M. J., Munoz, B., O'Leary, M., Rosario, E., & West, S. K. (2010). Health competence as predictor of access to care among latinos in baltimore. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health / Center for Minority Public Health, 12(3), 354-360. Epub 2007 Nov 30.

Francis, S. A., & Thorpe, R. J. (2010). Using the primary socialization theory to predict substance use and sexual risk behaviors between black and white adolescents. Substance use & Misuse, 45(13), 2113-2129.PMCID: PMC3109747

Frank, D., Gallagher, T. H., Sellers, S. L., Cooper, L. A., Price, E. G., Odunlami, A. O., & Bonham, V. L. (2010). Primary care physicians' attitudes regarding race-based therapies. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 25(5), 384-389. PMC2855011

Franklin FA, LaVeist TA, Webster DW, Pan WK. “Alcohol outlets and violent crime in Washington, D.C.” West Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2010 Aug;11(3):283-90.

Furr-Holden, C. D., Campbell, K. D., Milam, A. J., Smart, M. J., Ialongo, N. A., & Leaf, P. J. (2010). Metric properties of the neighborhood inventory for environmental typology (NIfETy): An environmental assessment tool for measuring indicators of violence, alcohol, tobacco, and other drug exposures. Evaluation Review, 34(3), 159-184. PMC3042134

Gibbons, M. C., & Casale, C. R. (2010). Reducing disparities in health care quality: The role of health IT in underresourced settings. Med Care Res Rev., 67, 155S.

Hedden, S. L., Martins, S. S., Malcolm, R. J., Floyd, L., Cavanaugh, C. E., & Latimer, W. W. (2010). Patterns of illegal drug use among an adult alcohol dependent population: Results from the national survey on drug use and health. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 106(2-3), 119-125. PMC2814886

Huizinga, M. M., Bleich, S. N., Beach, M. C., Clark, J. M., & Cooper, L. A. (2010). Disparity in physician perception of patients' adherence to medications by obesity status. Obesity (Silver Spring, Md.), 18(10), 1932-1937. Epub 2010 Feb 25. PMCID: PMC3149807

Juon, H. S., Green, K. M., Fothergill, K. E., Kasper, J. D., Thorpe, R. J., & Ensminger, M. E. (2010). Welfare receipt trajectories of african-american women followed for 30 years. Journal of Urban Health : Bulletin of the New York Academy of Medicine, 87(1), 76-94. PMC2821602

Klamerus, J. F., Bruinooge, S. S., Ye, X., Klamerus, M. L., Damron, D., Lansey, D., . . . Rudin, C. M. (2010). The impact of insurance on access to cancer clinical trials at a comprehensive cancer center. Clinical Cancer Research : An Official Journal of the American Association for Cancer Research, 16(24), 5997-6003.

LaVeist, T. A., Zeno, T., & Fesahazion, F. (2010) The effects of the mother's marital status on adolescent and young adult health and economic well-being among african americans. Journal of Family Issues, 31(8): 1065-1080. Epub 2010 Mar 26.

McCleary-Sills, J. D., Villanti, A., Rosario, E., Bone, L., & Stillman, F. (2010). Influences on tobacco use among urban hispanic young adults in baltimore: Findings from a qualitative study. Progress in Community Health Partnerships : Research, Education, and Action, 4(4), 289-297. PMCID:PMC3087202

Nguyen GC, LaVeist TA, Harris ML, Wang MH, Datta LW, Brant SR. “Racial disparities in utilization of specialist care and medications in inflammatory bowel disease.”  American Journal of Gastroenteroly. 2010 Oct;105(10):2202-8

Pololi, L., Cooper, L. A., & Carr, P. (2010). Race, disadvantage and faculty experiences in academic medicine. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 25(12), 1363-1369. PMC2988158

Price-Haywood, E. G., Roth, K. G., Shelby, K., & Cooper, L. A. (2010). Cancer risk communication with low health literacy patients: A continuing medical education program. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 25 Suppl 2, S126-9. PMC2847095

Shariff-Marco, S., Klassen, A. C., & Bowie, J. V. (2010). Racial/ethnic differences in self reported racism and its association with cancer-related health behaviors. American Journal of Public Health, 100(2), 364-374. Epub 2009 Dec 17. PMCID: PMC2804625

Steinwachs D;  Allen, DS; Barlow WE; Duncan RP; Egede LE; Friedman LS; Keating NL; Kim P; Lave JR; LaVeist TA; Ness RB; Optican RJ; Virnig BA “National Institutes of Health State-of-the-Science Conference Statement: Enhancing Use and Quality of Colorectal Cancer Screening” Annals of Internal Medicine  2010 May 18;152(10):663-7

Szanton, S., & Gill J.S. (2010) Facilitating resilience using a society-to-cells framework: a theory of nursing essentials applied to research and practice. ANS. Advances in nursing science 33(4): 329-43

Szanton, S., Gill, J. M., Thorpe, R. J.,Jr, & Whitfield, K. (2010). The society-to-cells model of resilience in older adults. Annual Reviews of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 30(1): 5-34.

Szanton, S. L., Seplaki, C. L., Thorpe, R. J.,Jr, Allen, J. K., & Fried, L. P. (2010). Socioeconomic status is  associated with frailty: The women's health and aging studies. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 64(1), 63-67. PMC2856660

Szanton, S. L., Thorpe, R. J., & Whitfield, K. (2010). Life-course financial strain and health in african-americans. Social Science & Medicine (1982), 71(2), 259-265. PMC2885496