Kevin C Heslin

Summary

Affiliation: Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Community characteristics and violence against homeless women in Los Angeles County
    Kevin C Heslin
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 18:203-18. 2007
  2. pmc Sexual orientation and testing for prostate and colorectal cancers among men in California
    Kevin C Heslin
    Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science, Lynwood, California 90262, USA
    Med Care 46:1240-8. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Alternative families in recovery: fictive kin relationships among residents of sober living homes
    Kevin C Heslin
    Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, California 90262, USA
    Qual Health Res 21:477-88. 2011
  4. pmc The role of medical education in reducing health care disparities: the first ten years of the UCLA/Drew Medical Education Program
    Michelle Ko
    Department of Health Services, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:625-31. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Racial and ethnic differences in unmet need for vision care among children with special health care needs
    Kevin C Heslin
    Research Centers in Minority Institutions, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Lynwood, CA 90262, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 124:895-902. 2006
  6. pmc The effect of urban street gang densities on small area homicide incidence in a large metropolitan county, 1994-2002
    Paul L Robinson
    Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Urban Health 86:511-23. 2009
  7. pmc Racial and ethnic disparities in access to physicians with HIV-related expertise
    Kevin C Heslin
    Research Center in Minority Institutions, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Lynwood, CA 90262, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:283-9. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Impact of the University of California, Los Angeles/Charles R. Drew University Medical Education Program on medical students' intentions to practice in underserved areas
    Michelle Ko
    Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, 1741 Colby Avenue, 301, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    Acad Med 80:803-8. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint A profile of chronic mental and physical conditions among African-American and Latino children in urban public housing
    Mohsen Bazargan
    Research Centers in Minority Institutions, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:S5-3-9. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Historical perspectives on the care of African Americans with cardiovascular disease
    Rosalyn P Scott
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Research Centers in Minority Institutions, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 76:S1348-55. 2003

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Community characteristics and violence against homeless women in Los Angeles County
    Kevin C Heslin
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 18:203-18. 2007
    ..To reduce violence against homeless women, ensuring the safety of locations for shelters and other assistance programs should be a planning priority for local housing authorities...
  2. pmc Sexual orientation and testing for prostate and colorectal cancers among men in California
    Kevin C Heslin
    Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science, Lynwood, California 90262, USA
    Med Care 46:1240-8. 2008
    ..Previous quantitative studies have not compared the use of prostate and colorectal cancer (CRC) testing between gay/bisexual and heterosexual men...
  3. doi request reprint Alternative families in recovery: fictive kin relationships among residents of sober living homes
    Kevin C Heslin
    Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, California 90262, USA
    Qual Health Res 21:477-88. 2011
    ..These accounts of the therapeutic qualities of fictive kin in sober living homes could inform the work of fair housing advocates and other community stakeholders...
  4. pmc The role of medical education in reducing health care disparities: the first ten years of the UCLA/Drew Medical Education Program
    Michelle Ko
    Department of Health Services, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:625-31. 2007
    ..We have previously shown that, in comparison to their UCLA counterparts, students in the Drew program had greater odds of maintaining their commitment to medically disadvantaged populations over the course of medical education...
  5. ncbi request reprint Racial and ethnic differences in unmet need for vision care among children with special health care needs
    Kevin C Heslin
    Research Centers in Minority Institutions, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Lynwood, CA 90262, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 124:895-902. 2006
    ..To examine racial and ethnic differences in unmet need for vision care among children with special health care needs...
  6. pmc The effect of urban street gang densities on small area homicide incidence in a large metropolitan county, 1994-2002
    Paul L Robinson
    Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Urban Health 86:511-23. 2009
    ....
  7. pmc Racial and ethnic disparities in access to physicians with HIV-related expertise
    Kevin C Heslin
    Research Center in Minority Institutions, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Lynwood, CA 90262, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:283-9. 2005
    ..Although it is known that racial/ethnic minorities generally have worse access to care than do whites, previous work has not examined disparities in the use of physicians with HIV-related expertise...
  8. ncbi request reprint Impact of the University of California, Los Angeles/Charles R. Drew University Medical Education Program on medical students' intentions to practice in underserved areas
    Michelle Ko
    Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, 1741 Colby Avenue, 301, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    Acad Med 80:803-8. 2005
    ..To estimate the impact of a U.S. inner-city medical education program on medical school graduates' intentions to practice in underserved communities...
  9. ncbi request reprint A profile of chronic mental and physical conditions among African-American and Latino children in urban public housing
    Mohsen Bazargan
    Research Centers in Minority Institutions, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:S5-3-9. 2005
    ..This study provides a profile of chronic mental and physical conditions among African-American and Latino children in urban public housing communities in Los Angeles, California...
  10. ncbi request reprint Historical perspectives on the care of African Americans with cardiovascular disease
    Rosalyn P Scott
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Research Centers in Minority Institutions, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 76:S1348-55. 2003
  11. pmc Use of faith-based social service providers in a representative sample of urban homeless women
    Kevin C Heslin
    Research Centers in Minority Institutions, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    J Urban Health 80:371-82. 2003
    ..The benefits of increased funding through a federal faith-based policy initiative may accrue primarily to subgroups of clients already using faith-based programs...
  12. doi request reprint Therapy or threat? Inadvertent exposure to alcohol and illicit drug cues in the neighbourhoods of sober living homes
    Kevin C Heslin
    Veterans Emergency Management Evaluation Center, Charles Drew University, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Health Soc Care Community 21:500-8. 2013
    ..The threat of alcohol and drug cues may be mitigated by recovery-oriented homes that support coping on an individualised, as-needed basis. ..
  13. ncbi request reprint Economic evaluation of four treatments for low-back pain: results from a randomized controlled trial
    Gerald F Kominski
    Center for Health Policy Research, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90024 2887, USA
    Med Care 43:428-35. 2005
    ..We sought to compare total outpatient costs of 4 common treatments for low-back pain (LBP) at 18-months follow-up...
  14. ncbi request reprint Do specialist self-referral insurance policies improve access to HIV-experienced physicians as a regular source of care?
    Kevin C Heslin
    Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 62:583-600. 2005
    ..Insurance policies allowing self-referral to specialists may result in HIV patients seeing physicians with clinical expertise relevant to HIV care...
  15. ncbi request reprint Case management and access to services for homeless women
    Kevin C Heslin
    Research Centers in Minority Institutions, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Sciences, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 14:34-51. 2003
    ..More assertive forms of outreach may be necessary to link this population to case managers and a broader range of services...
  16. ncbi request reprint Participation in research and access to experimental treatments by HIV-infected patients
    Allen L Gifford
    Center for Research in Patient Oriented Care and the Quality Enhancement Research Initiative in HIV, Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, and the University of California, San Diego, California 92161, USA
    N Engl J Med 346:1373-82. 2002
    ..Although there is concern that minority groups and women are underrepresented in research involving patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, the available data are inconclusive...