Joseph A Diaz

Summary

Affiliation: Brown University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Colorectal cancer screening: language is a greater barrier for Latino men than Latino women
    J A Diaz
    Brown University Center for Primary Care and Prevention, Pawtucket, RI, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 15:472-5. 2013
  2. pmc Patient attitudes toward using computers to improve health services delivery
    Christopher N Sciamanna
    Brown University School of Medicine Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine at The Miriam Hospital, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 2:19. 2002
  3. pmc Brief report: exploration of colorectal cancer risk perceptions among Latinos
    Joseph A Diaz
    Center for Primary Care and Prevention, Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, Pawtucket, RI 02860, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 13:188-92. 2011
  4. pmc Effect of language on colorectal cancer screening among Latinos and non-Latinos
    Joseph A Diaz
    Center for Primary Care and Prevention, Memorial Hospital of RI, 111 Brewster Street, Pawtucket, RI 02860, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:2169-73. 2008
  5. pmc Brief report: What types of Internet guidance do patients want from their physicians?
    Joseph A Diaz
    Brown University Center for Primary Care and Prevention Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, Pawtucket, RI 02806, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:683-5. 2005
  6. pmc Patients' use of the Internet for medical information
    Joseph A Diaz
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, Brown University School of Medicine, Pawtucket, RI 02860, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:180-5. 2002
  7. doi request reprint Do internal medicine residents find pain medication agreements useful?
    Mark J Fagan
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Clin J Pain 24:35-8. 2008
  8. pmc Self-confidence in and perceived utility of the physical examination: a comparison of medical students, residents, and faculty internists
    Edward H Wu
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1725-30. 2007
  9. pmc Perspectives of colorectal cancer risk and screening among Dominicans and Puerto Ricans: stigma and misperceptions
    Roberta E Goldman
    Brown University, Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA
    Qual Health Res 19:1559-68. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Is treating chronic pain torture? Internal medicine residents' experience with patients with chronic nonmalignant pain
    Joyce T Chen
    Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    Teach Learn Med 19:101-5. 2007

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. pmc Colorectal cancer screening: language is a greater barrier for Latino men than Latino women
    J A Diaz
    Brown University Center for Primary Care and Prevention, Pawtucket, RI, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 15:472-5. 2013
    ..2%). Compared to non-Latino White men, LEP Latino men were 0.47 times as likely to report receiving CRC screening tests (AOR 0.47; 95% CI 0.35-0.63). Disparities in CRC screening are most dramatic for LEP Latino men...
  2. pmc Patient attitudes toward using computers to improve health services delivery
    Christopher N Sciamanna
    Brown University School of Medicine Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine at The Miriam Hospital, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 2:19. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the acceptability of point of care computerized prompts to improve health services delivery among a sample of primary care patients...
  3. pmc Brief report: exploration of colorectal cancer risk perceptions among Latinos
    Joseph A Diaz
    Center for Primary Care and Prevention, Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, Pawtucket, RI 02860, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 13:188-92. 2011
    ..Clinicians and public health officials should consider these potential risk misperceptions and explore for other risk misperceptions when counseling and educating patients about colorectal cancer screening...
  4. pmc Effect of language on colorectal cancer screening among Latinos and non-Latinos
    Joseph A Diaz
    Center for Primary Care and Prevention, Memorial Hospital of RI, 111 Brewster Street, Pawtucket, RI 02860, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:2169-73. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between language and receipt of CRC screening tests among Latinos and non-Latinos using a geographically diverse, population-based sample of adults...
  5. pmc Brief report: What types of Internet guidance do patients want from their physicians?
    Joseph A Diaz
    Brown University Center for Primary Care and Prevention Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, Pawtucket, RI 02806, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:683-5. 2005
    ..To understand what patients expect from physicians regarding information seeking on the Internet...
  6. pmc Patients' use of the Internet for medical information
    Joseph A Diaz
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, Brown University School of Medicine, Pawtucket, RI 02860, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:180-5. 2002
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  7. doi request reprint Do internal medicine residents find pain medication agreements useful?
    Mark J Fagan
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Clin J Pain 24:35-8. 2008
    ..Little is known about whether internal medicine residents find pain management agreements (PMAs) useful or whether PMA use is associated with more positive attitudes toward patients with chronic noncancer pain (CNCP)...
  8. pmc Self-confidence in and perceived utility of the physical examination: a comparison of medical students, residents, and faculty internists
    Edward H Wu
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1725-30. 2007
    ..We sought to investigate these groups' self-confidence in and perceived utility of physical examination skills...
  9. pmc Perspectives of colorectal cancer risk and screening among Dominicans and Puerto Ricans: stigma and misperceptions
    Roberta E Goldman
    Brown University, Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA
    Qual Health Res 19:1559-68. 2009
    ..Higher patient familiarity, along with improved physician counseling and referral, might contribute to reducing stigma and other barriers, and to enhancing knowledge and Latino community support of colorectal cancer screening...
  10. ncbi request reprint Is treating chronic pain torture? Internal medicine residents' experience with patients with chronic nonmalignant pain
    Joyce T Chen
    Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    Teach Learn Med 19:101-5. 2007
    ..To assess internal medicine residents' confidence in, experiences with, and attitudes toward managing chronic nonmalignant pain (CNMP) in their outpatient practices...
  11. pmc Impact of interpretation method on clinic visit length
    Mark J Fagan
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:634-8. 2003
    ..To determine the impact of interpretation method on outpatient visit length...
  12. ncbi request reprint Primer on medical professionalism
    Joseph A Diaz
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island and Brown Medical School, Pawtucket, RI 02860, USA
    J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 94:206-9. 2004
    ..The primacy of patient welfare has been at the core of a set of values held by medical professionals since the drafting of the Hippocratic Oath, and it remains at the center of medical professionalism today...
  13. ncbi request reprint Filling the gaps in physician communication. The role of the Internet among primary care patients
    Christopher N Sciamanna
    Department of Community Health, Brown Medical School, The Miriam Hospital, Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Coro Building, One Hoppin Street, Suite 500, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Int J Med Inform 72:1-8. 2003
    ..Millions of people use the Internet as a source for health information yet little is understood about how the use of the Internet for health information is related to the doctor-patient relationship...
  14. ncbi request reprint Caught in the Web? The prospects of online health information for patients
    Joseph A Diaz
    Chest 124:2032; author reply 2032-3. 2003
  15. pmc Unmet needs of primary care patients in using the Internet for health-related activities
    Christopher N Sciamanna
    Department of Community Health, Brown Medical School, The Miriam Hospital, Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Med Internet Res 4:E19. 2002
    ..Millions of people use the Internet as a source for health information yet little is understood about the use of the Internet for other health-related activities...

Research Grants2

  1. Colorectal Cancer Decision Aids in Primary Care
    Joseph Diaz; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Diaz to pursue his career goal of becoming an independent investigator with an emphasis on cancer control and prevention. ..