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Recent Publications

2021

Shi, Y., Amill-Rosario, A., Rudin, R. S., Fischer, S. H., Shekelle, P., Scanlon, D. P., & Damberg, C. L. (2021). Barriers to using clinical decision support in ambulatory care: Do clinics in health systems fare better? Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, 28(8), 1667–1675. https://doi.org/10.1093/jamia/ocab064

Omodior, O., Eze, P., & Anderson, K. R. (2021). Using i-Tree Canopy Vegetation Cover Subtype Classification to Predict Peri-domestic Tick presence. Ticks Tick Borne Dis. 12(3):101684.

Eze, P., Mezue, K. N., Nduka, C. U., Obianyo, I., & Egbuche, O. (2021). Efficacy and safety of chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine for treatment of COVID-19 patients-a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Am J Cardiovasc Dis. 11(1):93–107.

Omodior, O., Anderson, K. R., Clark, W., Eze, P., Donohoe, H. (2021). Preventing tick-bites among children in Indiana, USA: An analysis of factors associated with parental protective behaviours. Ticks Tick Borne Dis. 12(2):101647.

Snyder, S. R., Hassen, D., Rahm, A. K., Hao, J., Crissinger, S., Hao, Q., Snyder, M., Leeming, R. (2021). Risk Assessment-Based Breast Cancer Screening Programs: A US Environmental Scan. Ann Breast Cancer. 4(1): 1016

Ortiz, S., Segel, J., & Tran, L. (2021). Minding the Equity Gap: The Role of Health Savings Plans on Reducing Access to Care Disparities among Racial/Ethnic Minority Populations. American Journal of Preventive Medicine., Forthcoming.

Tran, L., Jung, J., Carlin, C., Lee, S., Zhao, C., & Feldman, R. (2021). Use of Direct-Acting Antiviral Agents and Survival Among Medicare Beneficiaries with Dementia and Chronic Hepatitis C. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease. 79(1):71-83.

Segel, J. E., & Tran, L. (2021). Differences Between Participant and Non-participant Hospitals in the Pennsylvania Rural Health Model. Journal of General Internal Medicine, Forthcoming.

Acharya, Y., Nepal, P., Yang, D., Karki, K., Bajracharya, D., Prentis, T., Davis, S. L., &  Kaljee, L. (2021). Economic and social drivers of antibiotic dispensing practices among community pharmacies in Nepal. Tropical Medicine & International Health, 26(5): 557-571.

2020

Callahan, K., Van Scoy, L., Kitko, L., & Hollenbeak, C. S. (2020). Do-Not-Resuscitate Orders and Readmission Among Elderly Patients with Congestive Heart Failure in Pennsylvania: An Observational Study, 2011 to 2014. Heart & Lung: The Journal of Acute and Critical Care, 49(6): 812 – 816.

Vanness, D., Lomas, J., & Ahn, H. (2020). An Opportunity Cost Threshold for Cost-Effectiveness Analysis in the United States. Annals of Internal Medicine, 173(9) 174(1): 25-32.

Amill-Rosario A., Segel J., Shi Y, Leslie D., Hillemeier M., & Scanlon D. (2020). Private Payer Reimbursement Policy and Live Video Utilization for Outpatient Mental Health Care Among the Privately Insured. Health Services Research. 55(S1):46-47.

Fischer S.H., Rudin R.S., Shi Y., Shekelle P., Amill-Rosario A., Scanlon D., & Damberg C.L. (2020). Trends in the use of computerized physician order entry by health-system affiliated ambulatory clinics in the United States, 2014-2016. BMC Health Serv Res, 20(836).

Shi Y., Amill-Rosario A., Fischer S.H., Rudin R.S., Shekelle P., Scanlon D., Damberg C.L. (2020). Health Information Technology for Ambulatory Care in Health Systems. Am J Manag Care, 26(1): 32-38.

Eze, P.,  Agu, U. J., Agu, C. L., Agu, S. A., & Lawani, L. O. (2020). Perception and attitudinal factors contributing to periodic deworming of preschool children in an urban slum, Nigeria. BMC Public Health. 2020;20(1):1–12.

Erhabor, J., Okpere, E., Lawani, L., Omozuwa, S., & Eze, P. (2020). A community-based assessment of the perception and involvement of male partners in maternal health care services in Benin-City, Nigeria. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

Eze, P., Al-Maktari, F., Alshehari, A. H., & Lawani, L. O. (2020). Morbidities & outcomes of a neonatal intensive care unit in a complex humanitarian conflict setting, Hajjah Yemen: 2017-2018. Confl Health. 14(53).

James, N, Lawson K., & Acharya, Y. (2020). Evidence on Result-Based Financing in Maternal and Child Health in Low- and Middle-Income Countries. A Systematic Review. Journal of Global Health Research and Policy. 5(31).

Acharya, Y., Luke, N., Naz, S., & Sharma, D. (2020). Exposure to Conflict-related Violence and Nutritional Status of Children in Iraq. Social Science and Medicine-Population Health, 11:100585.

Acharya, Y., Naz, S., Galway, L. P., & Jones, A. D. (2020). Deforestation and Household- and Individual-Level Double Burden of Malnutrition in Sub-Saharan Africa. Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems. 4(33).

Acharya, Y., Yang, D., & Jones, A. D. (2020). Livestock ownership and anaemia in Sub- Saharan African households. Public Health Nutrition, 1–12.

2019

Rudin. R. S., Fischer, S. H., Shi, Y., Shekelle, P., Amill-Rosario, A., Ridgely, M. S., Scanlon, D., & Damberg, C. L. (2019). Trends in the Use of Clinical Decision Support by Ambulatory Clinics in the US, 2014-2016. AJAC, 7(4):4-10

Rudin, R. S., Shi, Y., Fischer, S. H., Shekelle, P., Amill-Rosario, A., Shaw, B., Ridgely, M. S., & Damberg, C. L. (2019). Level of agreement on health information technology adoption and use in survey data: a mixed-methods analysis of ambulatory clinics in 1 US state. JAMIA Open, 2(2): 231-237.

Shi, Y., Scanlon, D., & Amill-Rosario, A. (2019). Leveraging Health Information Technology for Accountable Care: Thoughts From the Field. AJAC, 7(2).

Eze, P., Lawani, L. O., Ukaegbe, C. I., Anozie, O. B., & Iyoke, C. A. (2019). Association between time of delivery and poor perinatal outcomes -An evaluation of deliveries in a tertiary hospital, South-east Nigeria. PLoS ONE, 14(6): e0217943.

Hao, J., Hassen, D., Hao, Q., Graham, J., Paglia, M. J., Brown, J., Cooper, M., Schlieder, V., & Snyder, S. R. (2019). Maternal and Infant Health Care Costs Related to Preeclampsia. Obstetrics & Gynecology, 134(6): 1227-1233.

Langkulsen, U., Promsakha Na Sakolnakhon, K., & James, N. (2019). Climate change and dengue risk in central region of Thailand. International Journal of Environmental Health Research, 1-9.

Kachambwa, P. N., Naravage, W., James, N. F., & van der Putten, M. (2019). The impacts of neo-liberalism on public health: A case study of skin bleaching among women living in Zimbabwe. Medical Journal of Zambia, 46(3): 186-191.

Langkulsen, U., & James, N. (2019). Climate and dengue in central region of Thailand. Environmental Epidemiology, 3: 221-222.

2018

Hao, J., Hassen, D. A., Hao, Q., Graham, J., Paglia, M. J., Blessing, K. K., & Snyder, S. R. (2018). Preeclampsia Cost of Illness: Maternal and Infant Healthcare Costs. Value in Health, 21, S 143.

Hassen, D. A., Snyder, S. R., Rahm, A., Jarrett, D. L., Crissinger, S., Hao, Q., & Leeming, R. (2018). Environmental Scan of High Risk Breast Cancer Programs. Value in Health, 21, S39.

Johannes, B. L., Graaf, D., Blatt, B., George, D., & Gonzalo, J. (2018). A Multi-Site Exploration of Barriers Faced by Vulnerable Populations: A Qualitative Analysis Exploring the Needs of Patients for Targeted Interventions in New Models of Care Delivery. Primary Health Care Research & Development, 19(4), #-#. doi: 10.1017/S1463423618000385 (Available online: June 28, 2018)

Ortiz, S.E. & Johannes, B. L. Building the Case for Housing Policy: Understanding Public Beliefs about Housing Affordability as a Key Social peterminant of Health. Social Science and Medicine Population Health, 6. Available online September 4, 2018. doi: https://doi.org/l 0.1016/j.ssmph.2018.08.008.

Kalidindi, Y., Jung, J., & Feldman, R. (2018). Differences in spending on provider-­administered chemotherapy by site of care in Medicare. The American journal of managed care, 24(7), 328.

2017

Bleser, W. K., Young, S. I., & Miranda, P. Y. (2017). Disparities in patient- and family-centered care during U.S. children's healthcare encounters: A closer examination. Academic Pediatrics, 17(1), 17-26.

Elewonibi, B., & Miranda, P. Y. (2017). Using mammograms to predict preventive health services behavior and mortality in women. Preventive Medicine Reports, 27-32.

Wei, J.. Hu, Y., Zhang, L., Hao, Q., Yang, R., Lu, H., & Chandrasekar, E. K. (2017). Hearing impairment, mild cognitive impairment, and dementia: a meta-analysis of cohort studies. Dementia and geriatric cognitive disorders extra, 7(3), 440-452.

Gonzalo, J., Graaf, D., Johannes, B., Blatt, B., & Wolpaw, D. (2017). Adding value to the healthcare system: Identifying value-added systems roles for medical students. American Journal of Medical Quality, 32(3), 261-270.

Maeng, D. D., Rohrer, G. R., Pitcavage, J. M., & Bulger, J. B. (2017). Value of physician performance in diabetes systems of care among elderly medicare patients: Implications for pay-for-performance. Journal of Health Care Finance, 1-13.

2016

Bhandari, N., Shi, Y., Hearld, L., & McHugh, M. C. (2016). Impact of emergency department visit on disease self-management in adults with depression. Journal of Health Psychology, 1-10.

Bhandari, N., Shi, Y., & Jung, K. (2016). Patient experience of provider refusal of medicaid coverage and its implications. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 27(2), 479-494.

Bleser, W. K., Elewonibi, B. R., Miranda, P. Y., & BeLue, R. (2016). Complementary and alternative medicine and influenza vaccine uptake in US children. Pediatrics, 138(5), 1-12.

Bleser, W. K., Miranda, P. Y., & Jean-Jacques, M. (2016). Racial/ethnic disparities in influenza vaccination of chronically-ill U.S. adults: The mediating role of perceived discrimination in healthcare. Medical Care, 54, 570-577.

McHugh, M. C., Shaw, B. J., Wolf, L. J., Bleser, W. K., & Duckett, P. (2016). Advancing payment reform at the community level. Quality Management in Health Care, 25(2), 111-120.

Elewonibi, B., Thierry, A., & Miranda, P. Y. (2016). Examining mammography use by breast cancer risk, race, nativity, and socioeconomic status. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 1-7.

Nassar, A., & Holmes, K. (2016). What is the value of fieldwork? Student outcomes from the humanitarian engineering and social entrepreneurship program. Frontiers in Education.

Crites, J. S., Chuang, C., Dimmock, A., Hwang, W., Johannes, B., Paranjape, A., & Wu, A. (2016). PROs in the balance: Ethical implications of collecting patient reported outcome measures in the electronic health record. The American Journal of Bioethics, 67-68.

McGinley, E. L., & Gabbay, R. A. (2016). The impact of new payment methods on quality of diabetes care and outcomes. Current Diabetes Report, 16(6), 51.

McGinley E. L., et al. (2016). Implementation of care management: An analysis of recent AHRQ research. Medical Care Research and Review, 1-20.

Boscarino, J. A., Kirchner, H. L., Pitcavage, J. M., Nadipelli, V., Ronquest, N., Fitzpatrick, M. H., & Han, J. J. (2016). A 10-year retrospective study of opioid overdoses in patients in an integrated health system. Substance Abuse and Rehabilitation, 131-141.

Maeng, D. D., Pitcavage, J. M., Snyder, S. R., & Davis D.E. (2016). The value of value-based insurance design: Savings from eliminating drug co-payments. American Journal of Managed Care, 22(2), 116-121.

Minassian, V. A., Yan, X. S., Pitcavage, J. M., & Stewart, W. F. (2016). Mixed incontinence masked as stress induced urgency urinary incontinence. Journal of Urology, 1190-1195.

2015

BeLue, R., Halgunseth, L., Abiero, B., & Bediako, P. (2015). Maternal health status and parenting stress in low-income, ethnic-minority mothers of children with conduct disorder problems: The role of daily parenting hassles. Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities, 2(4), 501-509.

Kim, S., Kim, E., Baik, S., Yang, B., & Kwon, H. (2015). The role of state-owned pharmaceutical companies and its implications for South Korea. The Korean Journal of Health Economics and Policy, 21(1), 1-30.

Bediako P., BeLue, R., & Hillemeier, M. M. (2015). A comparison of birth outcomes among Black, Hispanic, and Black Hispanic women. Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities, 2(4), 573-582.

Scanlon, D., Shi, Y., Bhandari, N., & Christianson, J. (2015). Are health care quality 'report cards' reaching consumers? Aware in the Chronically Ill Population. American Journal of Managed Care, 18(6), e165-e176.

Hearld, L. R., Bleser, W. K., Alexander, J. A., & Wolf, L. J. (2015). A systematic review of the literature on the sustainability of community health collaboratives. Medical Care Research and Review: MCRR, 1-55.

Elewonibi, B. R., & BeLue, R. (2015). Prevalence of complementary and alternative medicine in immigrants. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 1-8.

Greene, J., Fuentes-Caceres, V., Verevkina, N., & Shi, Y. (2015) Who’s aware of and using public reports of provider quality? Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 26(3), 873-888.

Boscarino, J. A., Hoffman, S. N., Pitcavage, J. M., Urosevich, T. G. (2015). Mental health disorders and treatment seeking among veterans in non-VA facilities: Results and implications from the veterans' health study. Military Behavioral Health, 3(4), 244-254.

Rousu, M. C., O’Connor, R. J., Bansal-Travers, M., Pitcavage, J. M., & Thrasher, J. F. (2015, June). The impact of free trial acceptance on demand for alternative nicotine products: Evidence from experimental auctions. Harm Reduction Journal, 12(18), 2-9.

Silvera, G. A., & Wolf, J. A. (2015). Patient experience established: One year later. Patient Experience Journal, 2(1), 4-10.

2014

Anderson, R., Yang, T. C., Kern, T., Camacho, F., Mackley, H. B., Kimmick, G., Louis, C., Lengerich, E., & Yao. N. (2014). Breast cancer screening, area deprivation, and late stage breast cancer in Appalachia: Does geography matter? Health Services Research, 49(2), 546-567.

Bhandari, N., Shi, Y., & Jung, K. (2014). Seeking health information online: does limited healthcare access matter? Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, 21(6), 1113-7.

Bleser, W. K., Miller-Day, M., Naughton, D., Bricker, P. L., Cronholm, P. F., & Gabbey, R. A. (2014). Strategies for achieving whole-practice engagement and buy-in to the patient-centered medical home. Annals of Family Medicine, 12(1), 37-45.

BeLue, R., Miranda, P. Y., Elewonibi, B. R., & Hillemeier, M. (2014). The association of generation status and health insurance among US children. Pediatrics, 134(2), 1-10.

Bloom, F. J., Yan, X., Stewart, W. F., Graf, T. R., Anderer, T., Davis, D. E., Pierdon, S. B., Pitcavage, J. M., & Steele, G. D. (2014, June). Primary care diabetes bundle management: 3-year outcomes for microvascular and macrovascular events. American Journal of Managed Care, 20(6), e175-e182.

Bock, J. A., Fairley, K. J., Smith, R. E., Maeng, D. D., Pitcavage, J. M., Iverso, N. A., & Williams, M. S. (2014). Cost-effectiveness genotype-guided protease inhibitor triple therapy versus standard of care treatment in patients with hepatitis C genotypes 2 or 3 infection. Public Health Genomics, 17, 306-319.

Ford, E. W., Pettit, L., Silvera, G., & Huerta, T. R. (2014). EMR implementation speed: Patient safety culture paradox. Journal of Healthcare Information Management, 3(28), 24-31.

Gabbay, R. A., & McGinley, E. L. (2014). The affordable care act, technology, and type 1 diabetes mellitus. Diabetes Technology, 16(12), 819-821.

Hankins, J. S., Verevkina, N. L., Smeltzer, M. P., Wu, S., Aygun, B., & Clarke, D. F. (2014). Assessment of sleep-related disorders in children with sickle cell disease. Hemoglobin, 38(4), 244-251.

Holmes, K., Suffian, S., Lackey, J., & Mehta, K. (2014). A health social franchise: Early evidence of sustainable livelihoods creation. Manuscript accepted for publication in the HumTech 2014 Conference Proceedings.

Huerta, T. R., Silvera, G., Pettit, L., & Ford, E. W. (2014). EMR implementation speed: Patient safety culture paradox, Part 2. Journal of Healthcare Information Management, 4(28), 40-45.

Jung, K., Lim, D., & Shi, T. (2014). Racial/ethnic disparities in the use of antidepressants in private coverage: Implications for the affordable care act. Psychiatric Services, 65(9), 1140-1146.

Lehrman, W., Silvera, G., & Wolf, J. A. (2014). The patient experience movement moment. Patient Experience Journal, 1(2), 9-11.

Rousu, M. C., O'Connor, R. J., Thrasher, J. F., June, K. M., Bansal-Travers, M., & Pitcavage, J. M. (2014). The impact of product information and trials on demand for smokeless tobacco and cigarettes: Evidence from experimental auctions. Preventive Medicine, 60, 3–9.

Stock, S., Pitcavage, J. M., Simic, D., Altin, S., Graf, C., Feng, W., & Graf, T. R. (2014). Chronic care model strategies in the United States and Germany deliver patient-centered, high-quality diabetes care. Health Affairs, 33(9), 1540-1548.

Trause, D., Peterson, S., Doty, N., Liguori, A., Holmes, K., Kanzleiter, L., & Mehta, K. (2014). The diverse roles of community health workers: Cues for technology innovations. Procedia Engineering, 78, 208-217.

Verevkina, N., Shi, T., Fuentes-Caceres, V. A., & Scanlon, D. P. (2014). Attrition in chronic disease self-management programs and self-efficacy at enrollment. Health Education & Behavior, 41(6), 590-598.

Whembolua, G. S., Amutah, N., Elewonibi, B. R., & Mwamba, M. (2014). Role of parental nativity among black children in the United States, 2011. Journal of Race and Policy [Special Issue.]

Recent Presentations

2021

Ahn, H., Segel, J. E., Vanness, D. (2021). Social Determinants of Health Associated with Use of Secondary and Tertiary Preventive Dental Health Services in the United States. Poster, AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, June 14–17, 2021, Virtual–Online.

Hao, Q., Segel, J. E., & Hollenbeak, C. S. The 2015 American Thyroid Association Guidelines Increased Hemithyroidectomy Rate in Patients with Thyroid Cancer. Poster, AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, June 14–17, 2021, Virtual–Online.

Tran, L., Jung, J., & Feldman, R. (2021). Expanding Access to Hepatitis C Virus Treatment through the Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes (ECHO) Project: Evidence from the US Medicare Program. Poster, 2021 iHEA World Congress.

Tran, L., Jung, J., & Feldman, R. (2021). Expanding Access to Hepatitis C Virus Treatment through the Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes (ECHO) Project: Evidence from the US Medicare Program. Poster, AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting.

Tran, L., Jung, J., & Feldman, R. (2021). Disparities in Quality of Care for Chronic Hepatitis C among Medicare Beneficiaries. Poster, AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting.

Tran, L., & Segel, J., (2021). Effect of Out-of-Pocket Costs on Subsequent Mammography Screening. Poster, AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting.

Tran., L., Callahan, K., & Hollenbeak., C. (2021). Risk Adjusted 30-day Readmission Rates for Heart Failure: Frequentist versus Bayesian Approaches. Poster, AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting.

Nikkel., L., Tran., L., Jennings, J., & Hollenbeak., C. (2021). Cost-effectiveness of Pre-operative Spinal Imaging in for Suspected Stiff or Hypermobile Spine Before Total Hip Arthroplasty. Poster, ISPOR Conference.

Hsuan, C., Vanness, D., Dunham, E. F., Leslie, D. L., Wang, Y. & Rogowski, J. A. (2021). Differences in Emergency Department Transfers of Vulnerable Patients to Safety Net Hospitals: a Descriptive Study. Abstract, AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting.

Hsuan, C., Segel, J. E., Hsuan, R. Y., Wang, Y. & Rogowski, J. A. (2021). Association of Emergency Department Crowding with Inpatient Discharges. Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) Annual Meeting.

Hsuan, C., Segel, J. E., Hsuan, R. Y., Wang, Y. & Rogowski, J. A. (2021). Association of Emergency Department Crowding with Inpatient Discharges. Abstract, Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) Annual Meeting.

Hsuan, C., Carr, B. G., Vanness, D., Wang, Y., Leslie, D. L., Dunham, E. F. & Rogowski, J. A. (2021). NET-EQUITY, A Conceptual Framework for Optimizing the Equity of Hospital-Based Emergency Care: The Structure of Hospital Transfer Networks. Podium, 2021 Organization Theory in Health Care Conference.

Hsuan, C., Rogowski, J. A., Dunham, E. F., Leslie, D. L., Wang, Y. & Vanness, D. (2021). Emergency Department Transfers and Patient Vulnerability: A Case-Control Study. Abstract, AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting.

2020

Amill-Rosario A., Segel J., Shi Y., Leslie D., Hillemeier M., & Scanlon D.P. (2020). Private Payer Reimbursement Policy and Live-Video Utilization for Outpatient Mental Health Care Among the Privately Insured. Podium, AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting.

Amill-Rosario A., Segel J., Shi Y., Leslie D., Hillemeier M., & Scanlon D.P. (2020). Telehealth Measurement Approaches and Utilization Estimates: Variations in Rates and Growth Patterns. Poster, AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting.

Callahan, K. & Hollenbeak, C.S. (2020). Do-Not-Resuscitate Orders and Readmission Among Elderly Patients with Congestive Heart Failure in Pennsylvania.  Poster, AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting.

Callahan, K. & Hollenbeak, C.S. (2020). Cost savings for do-not-resuscitate orders among patients with congestive heart failure: Real or selection bias? Poster, AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting.

Hao, Q., Segel, J. E., Gusani, N. J., & Hollenbeak C. S. (2020) Do-Not-Resuscitate Orders and Resource Use in Patients with Pancreatic Cancer. Podium, AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting

Roy, S. (2020) Evaluating Economic burden of Leptospirosis in the Latin American region - through a methodological comparison. Podium, EBOH Research Day, McGill University.

Roy, S., & Cinnamond, A. R. (2020). Evaluating Economic burden of Leptospirosis in the Latin American region - through a methodological comparison. Poster, McGill Public Health Open House, McGill University.

2019

Amill-Rosario, A. (2019). Use of Live-Video Telehealth for Outpatient Mental Health or Substance Abuse Care in the Privately Insured. AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting.

Callahan, K., Hollenbeak, C.S., Van Scoy, L. and Kitko, L. (2019). Do Not Resuscitate Orders, Outcomes, and Resource Utilization Among Elderly Patients with Congestive Heart Failure. Poster, AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting.

Ortiz, S., Segel, J., & Tran, L. (2019). Minding the Equity Gap: The Role of Health Savings Plans on ReducingAccess to Care Disparities among Racial/Ethnic Minority Populations. Poster, Academy Health Annual Research Meeting.

Ortiz, S., Segel, J., & Tran, L. (2019). Minding the Equity Gap: The Role of Health Savings Plans on Reducing Access to Care Disparities among Racial/Ethnic Minority Populations. Poster, American Public Health Association Annual Meeting & Expo.

2018

Johannes, B. L. (2018). A qualitative analysis of facebook posts published by electronic nicotine delivery system (ENDS) proprietors in 'college towns'. Poster presented at the AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, Seattle, WA.

Johannes, B. L. (2018). Patient perspectives on the ethics regarding patient reported outcomes (PROs) and electronic health record (EHR) implementation and research. Poster presented at the AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, Seattle, WA.

Kalidindi,Y., Jung, J., & Feldman, R. (2018). Differences in spending on provider­-administered chemotherapy by site of care in Medicare. Poster session presented at Academy Health Annual Research Meeting, Seattle.

Shooshtari, A., Kalidindi, Y., Jung, J. (2018). Differences in Care Spending Among Cancer Patients with chemotherapy Use By Site of Care in Medicare. Presented at the 2018 AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, Seattle, WA.

Xu, W., Shooshtari, A., Jung, J. (2018) Disparities in cost-related drug nonadherence under the Affordable Care Act. presented at the 2018 AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, Seattle, WA.

2017

Chung, K., Rahmanian-Koushkaki, S., Flores, J., & Shooshtari, A. (2017). Crisis and hospice live discharge. Presented at the 2017 AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting.

2016

Amill-Rosario, A., Wilkie, S., & Fareed, N. (2016, April). Barriers to healthcare access among adults with chronic conditions in Pennsylvania. Poster presented at the Pennsylvania Public Health Association and Pennsylvania Rural Health Association annual conference, Lancaster, PA.

Baik, S., Miranda, P. Y., & Segel, J. (2016, October). Barriers to healthcare among the non-elderly insured adults in the U.S. Presented at the American Public Health Association, Denver, CO.

Bediako, P. (2016, April). Using spatial analysis to inform policy addressing the determinants of teenage pregnancy in South Africa. Poster presented at the Population Association of America (PAA) annual meeting.

Bleser, W. K., Elewonibi, B. R., Miranda, P. Y., & BeLue, R. (2016, March). Complementary and alternative medicine and influenza vaccine uptake in US children. Poster presented at the 31st Annual Graduate Exhibition, University Park, PA.

Boretz, E., Baik, S., Miranda, P. Y., & BeLue, R. (2016, October). Cereal grain belly? An exploration of how grain source versus produce source dietary fiber is associated with waist circumference. Presented at the American Public Health Association (APHA) annual meeting, Denver, CO.

Campbell, A. G. (2016). Race/ethnicity, timing of pregnancy recognition and women's risk of delivering a low birth-weight infant. Poster presented at the 2016 Society of Behavioral Medicine annual meeting.

Campbell, A. G. (2016, April). The transition to marriage: A gendered perspective. Poster presented at the Population Association of America annual meeting.

Campbell, A. G., & Miranda, P. Y. (2016). A biopsychosocial perspective on factors associated with breastfeeding. Presented at the Academy Health 2016 annual meeting.

Campbell, A. G., & Miranda, P. Y. (2016). Breastfeeding among very low birth weight, low birth weight infants and normal weight infants. Poster presented at the 2016 Society of Behavioral Medicine annual meeting.

Campbell, A. G., & Miranda, P. Y. (2016). The association between self-rated health and spousal health: Differences by race and gender. Poster presented at the American Public Health Association Meeting.

Chung, K., Shooshtari, A., & Rahmanian-Koushkaki, S. (2016). Linking hospice live discharge to a hospice provider's failure to meet patients' crisis. Presentation at the 2016 American Public Health Association annual meeting, Denver, CO.

Elewonibi, B. R. (2016). Evaluability assessment of a breast cancer screening program in a large metropolitan city in Nigeria. Invited guest speaker at Binghamton University Global Health Conference, Binghamton, NY.

Elewonibi, B. R. (2016). Individual and contextual predictors of obesity by nativity and its variation across Southeastern Pennsylvania. Poster presented at the Population Association of America annual meeting, Washington, DC.

Fernando, L., Gortman, L., Groh, T., McDermott, E., Mertens, V., Rouweler, S., Solanki, P., Tjepkema, E., Verhagen, N., Wilkie, S., ZhuParris, A., Engels, Y., vanGurp, J., & Sciegaj, M. (2016). Timely palliative care in nursing homes: Comparing the United States and the Netherlands. Presentation at the Aging in America Conference, American Society on Aging, Washington, DC.

Gonzalo, J. D., Graaf, D., Johannes, B. L., Blatt, B., & Wolpaw, D. R. (2016, April). Adding value to the healthcare system: Identifying authentic systems roles for medical students. Poster presented at the Strengthening the Health of Pennsylvanians: Addressing the Health Care and Public Health Needs of Vulnerable and Undeserved Populations Conference, Lancaster, PA.

Hao, J., Pitcavage, J. M., Snyder, S. R., & Critchley-Thorne, R. (2016, June). A cost-effectiveness analysis of a test that predicts risk of malignant progression in Barrett's esophagus. Presented to be presented at the ISPOR International Conference, Washington, DC.

Johannes, B. L., Graaf, D., Blatt, B., & Gonzalo, J. D. (2016, April). Identifying vulnerable patient populations and barriers to care: A needs assessment for targeted interventions in new models of care delivery. Poster presented at the Pennsylvania Public Health Association and Pennsylvania Rural Health Association annual conference, Lancaster, PA.

Pitcavage, J. M., Maeng, D. D., & Graf, T. R. (2016, April). Impact of an integrated diabetes program on health outcomes and care utilization. Poster presented at the Health Care Systems Research Network annual meeting, San Diego, CA.

Wilkie, S., Bleser, W. K., Miranda, P. Y., & BeLue, R. (2016). National variations in concordance between perceived and clinical risk of type 2 diabetes. Poster presented at the Health and Human Development Alumni Society Research Poster Competition, University Park, PA.

Wilkie, S., Bleser, W. K., Miranda, P. Y., & BeLue, R. (2016). National variations in concordance between perceived and clinical risk of type 2 diabetes. Presentation at the Health Policy & Administration Senior Showcase, University Park, PA. [Third Place Winner.]

Wilkie, S., Bleser, W. K., Miranda, P. Y., & BeLue, R. (2016). National variations in concordance between perceived and clinical risk of type 2 diabetes. Presentation at the Penn State University Undergraduate Research Exhibition, University Park, PA.

Zewde, N. (2016). Are previously uninsured exchange enrollees paying premiums for otherwise free care? Invited speaker at the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management annual Regional Student Conference, Arlington, VA.

2015

Amill-Rosario, A., Serrano-Rodriguez, R., Gonzlez-Vlez, E., & Prez-Perdomo, R. (2015). Multiple chronic conditions and BMI: Population estimates for health decision making in Puerto Rico. Poster presented at the International Soceity for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcome Research, Philadelphia, PA.

BeLue, R., Halgunseth, L., Abiero, B., & Bediako, P. (2015, March). Maternal health status and parenting stress in low-income, ethnic-minority mothers of children with conduct disorder problems: The role of daily parenting hassles. Poster presented at the Society for Research in Child Development meeting, Philadelphia, PA.

Bhandari, N., Shi, Y., Hearld, L., McHugh, M., & Scanlon, D. (2015, June). Teachable moment? Impact of emergency department visit(s) on disease self-management in depressed adults. Presentation at the AcademyHealth research meeting.

Bhandari, N., Shi, Y., Hearld, L., McHugh, M., & Scanlon, D. (2015, June). Teachable moment? Impact of emergency department visit(s) on disease self-management in depressed adults. Presentation at the annual HHD/SON Interdisciplinary Research Forum and Social.

Bleser, W. K., Miranda, P. Y., & Jean-Jacques, M. (2015, November). Disparities in influenza vaccination of chronically-ill U.S. adults: The role of perceived discrimination in healthcare. Presented roundtable at the American Public Health Association (APHA), Chicago, IL. [Awarded APHA's Medical Care Student Research Award.]

Bleser, W. K., Sherman-Wilkins, K. J, & Shi, Y. (2015, May). Influenza vaccination disparities in chronically-ill US adults: An intersectionality approach. Presentation at the Population Association of America (PAA) annual meeting, San Diego, CA.

Campbell, A. G., & Miranda, P. Y. (2015). The neonatal intensive care unit as a facilitator of breastfeeding among a nationally representative sample of low birth weight infants. Poster presented at the Population Association of America 2015 annual meeting. [Awarded 2nd prize for best poster in the PSU Graduate Student Exhibition.]

Chung, K., Shooshtari, A., & Rahmanian-Koushkaki, S. (2015). Exploring underlying reasons for hospice disenrollment. Presentation at the 2015 American Public Health Association annual meeting, Chicago, IL.

Dimmock, A. E. F., Johannes, B., Danoff, S. K., Lindell, K. O., Gibson, K., McCullough, J., Cordova, F., Dobi, C. D., Gauvey-Kern, M. E., Mahler, B., Uhrig, J., Carns, J. E., Chuang, C., & Bascom, R. (2015). A multi-platform recruitment approach to establishing an idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis cohort for patient-centered [Abstract.]. American Thoracic Society.

Elewonibi, B. R. (2015). Evaluability. Poster presented at the Association of Chronic Diseases and Mammography among Medicare Beneficiaries Living in Appalachia, Atlanta, GA.

Elewonibi, B. R., Thierry, A., & Miranda, P. Y. (2015). Examining disparities in mammography use: The relationship between breast cancer risk, ethnicity, and socioeconomic resources. Poster presented at the American Public Health Association annual meeting, Chicago, IL.

Elewonibi, B. R., Van Hook, J., & Miranda, P. Y. (2015). The effect of mammography on non breast cancer mortality. Poster presented at the American Public Health Association (APHA) annual meeting, Chicago, IL.

Gonzalo, J., Graaf, D., Johannes, B., Blatt, B., & Wolpaw, D. (2015). Aligning clinical with educational value: A multi-site assessment of patients' needs and potential student patient navigators [Abstract.]. Society of General Internal Medicine. Manuscript in preparation.

Johannes, B., Graaf, D., Blatt, B., & Gonzalo, J. (2015). Identifying vulnerable patient populations and barriers to care: A needs assessment for targeting interventions in new models of care delivery [Abstract.]. Penn State College of Medicine's Public Health Day Symposium. Manuscript in preparation.

Johannes, B., Graaf, D., Blatt, B., & Gonzalo, J. (2015). Identifying vulnerable patient populations and barriers to care: A needs assessment for targeting interventions in new models of care delivery [Abstract.]. Society of General Internal Medicine. Manuscript in preparation.

Psek, W., Hao, J. & Pitcavage, J. M. (2015, March). Comparison of organizational context across HMORN members. Poster presented at the HMO Research Network annual conference, San Diego, CA.

Shi, Y., Fuentes-Caceres, V., McHugh, M., Greene, J., Verevkina, N., Casalino, L., & Shortell, S. (2015, November). Electronic health records and patient activation - Their interactive role in medication adherence. Presentation at the International Conference for Smart Health, Phoenix, AZ.

Silvera, G. A., Wolf, E. W., Diana, M. L., Kazley, A. S., & Huerta, T. R. (2015, April). Assessing the relationship between patient safety cultures and EHR strategy. Presentation at the HIMSS annual conference, Chicago, IL.

Snyder, S. R., Chang, S. S., Hao, J., Pitcavage, J. M., Wang, K., Kono, S. A., Saman, D. M., Melvin, T., & Calzada, G. G. (2015, March). Using systematic review and decision modeling to fill gaps in evidence: Application to Positron Emission System (PET) scan use in post-treatment Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Oropharynx (SCOOP). Poster presented at the HMO Research Network annual conference, San Diego, CA.

Snyder, S. R., Pitcavage, J. M., & Bock, J. A. (2015, March). A real world approach to a value-based decision-making framework for genetic testing. Poster presented at the HMO Research Network annual conference, San Diego, CA.

Zewde, N. (2015, June). Measuring medical expenditure risk: An ex-ante simulation of the ACA. Poster presented at the annual meeting of AcademyHealth research meeting, Minneapolis, MN.

2014

Abiero, B. (2014). An exploratory study of urban in-migration and dengue in Indonesia. Poster presented at the Population Association of America (PAA) annual meeting, Boston, MA. [Won Population Association of America Outstanding Poster Award.]

Bediako, P. T. (2014). Family immigrant status and developmental delay among prematurely born children in 2011-2012 national survey of children's health. Poster presented at the APHA annual research meeting Immigrant and Refugee Health Caucus, New Orleans, LA.

BeLue, R., Miranda, P. Y., Elewonibi, B. R., & Hillemeier, M. (2014). Reasons for and barriers to obtaining insurance among US children: The role of generation status. Poster presented at the Population Association of America (PAA) annual meeting, Boston, MA.

Bhandari N., Shi Y., & Jung K. (2014). Patient experience of provider refusal of medicaid coverage and its implications. Presentation at the 2014 AcademyHealth annual research meeting, San Diego, CA.

Bleser, W. K., Young, S. I., & Miranda, P. Y. (2014, June). Disparities in family-centered care by insurance type during children's healthcare encounters. Poster presented at the 2014 AcademyHealth annual research meeting, San Diego, CA.

Bleser, W. K. (2014, April). Public health ethics framework: A systematic yet often ignored methodology for public health policy analysis. Presented as part of the Student Speaker Series, Penn State AcademyHealth Student Chapter, University Park, PA.

Bleser, W. K., Young, S. I., & Miranda, P. Y. (2014, April). Disparities in family-centered care by insurance type during children's healthcare encounters. Poster presented at the 29th Annual Graduate Exhibition, University Park, PA.

Campbell, A. G. (2014) . The neonatal intensive care unit as a facilitator of breastfeeding among a nationally representative sample of low birth weight infants. Poster presented at the Population Association of America 2014 annual meeting.

Campbell, A. G., Hillemeier, M., & Anderson, R. (2014). The association between breast cancer treatment Decisions, fertility and emotional well-being among pre-menopausal women: An original data collection. Poster presented at the AACR Science of Cancer Health Disparities 2014 annual meeting.

Campbell, A. G., Miranda, P. Y., Kjerulff, K., & Zhu, J. (2014). Intent to breastfeed and the educational gradient. Poster presented at the American Public Health Association 2014 annual meeting.

Campbell, A. G. (2014). Men, marriage, and health: Using longitudinal data to examine selection bias. Poster presented at the 2014 Pennsylvania State Graduate Student Exhibition. [Awarded 3rd prize in the Social Science category for best poster.]

Campbell, A. G, Hillemeier, M., & Anderson, R. (2014). The association between breast cancer treatment decisions, fertility and emotional well-being among pre-menopausal women: An original data collection. Poster presented at the AACR Science of Cancer Health Disparities 2014 annual meeting.

Elewonibi, B. R. (2014). Evaluability assessment of a breast cancer screening program in a large metropolitan city in Nigeria. Presentation at the American Association for Cancer Research meeting, San Antonio, TX.

Elewonibi, B. R., (2014). The effect of mammography on non-breast cancer mortality. Presentation at the American Association for Cancer Research meeting, San Antonio, TX.

Hearld, L. R., Bleser, W. K., Bofdenschatz, L. J., & Alexander, J. A. (2014, June). Sustainability of community health collaboratives. Poster presented at the 2014 AcademyHealth annual research meeting, San Diego, CA.

Holmes, K., Suffian, S., Lackey, J., & Mehta, K. A. (2014, May). Health social franchise: Early evidence of sustainable livelihoods creation. HumTech, Boston, MA.

Holmes, K., Nassar, A., & Mehta, K. (2014, March). Social entrepreneurship fieldwork: Student self-reported outcomes. Presentation at the National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance, San Jose, CA.

Lian, B., Kamara, P., Abiero, B., Robinson, M., & Wilshire, S. (2014, November). Guns in the home and adolescent health. Poster presented at the American Public Health Association (APHA) meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Lian, B., Abiero, B., Robinson, M., Kamara, P., Wilshire, S. (2014, November). Stability, correlates, and consequences of suicidal ideation among black youth. Presentation at the American Public Health Association (APHA)meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Maeng, D. D., & Pitcavage, J. M. (2014, June). Prescription drug use and low income subsidy: Socio-economic factors associated with 30-day hospital readmission. Poster presented at the AcademyHealth research meeting, San Diego, CA.

O'Hora, J. (2014, June). Examining the role of organizational culture in realizing patient-centeredness. Poster presented at the AcademyHealth annual research meeting, San Diego, CA.

Pitcavage, J. M., Tomcavage, J., Jones, J. B., & Maeng, D. D. (2014, June). Value of zero-copay drug program: Implications for employee wellness programs. Poster presented at the ISPOR International Conference, Montreal, Quebec.

Silvera, G. A., Ford, E. W., Lowe, K. B., & Huerta, T. R. (2014, November). Insider versus outsider CEO succession and competitive advantage. Presentation at the Southern Management Association meeting, Savannah, GA. [Won Outstanding Student Paper, Strategy Track.]

Silvera, G. A., Ford, E. W., Diana, M. L., Kazley, A. S., & Huerta, T. R. (2014, August). Assessing the relationship between patient safety culture and EHR strategy. Presentation at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Philadelphia, PA.

Stephen, M., Cummins, S., Logan, E., & Abiero, B. (2014, November). To switch or not to switch? Examining the complexity of store choice when a new supermarket opens. Oral presentation at the annual American Public Health Association meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Trause, D., Peterson, S., Doty, N., Liguori, A., Holmes, K., Kanzleiter, L., & Mehta, K. (2014, May). The diverse roles of community health workers: Cues for technology innovations. HumTech, Boston, MA.

Zewde, N. (2014, November). Applying survey over coverage methodology to health disparities research. Presentation at the American Public Health Association 2014 annual meeting, New Orleans, LA. [Finalist for the Applied Public Health Statistics Student Research Competition.]

Zewde, N. (2014). Modeling skewed health expenditure data. Presented in the Student Speaker Series for the Penn State University student chapter of Academy Health, University Park, PA.