Affiliation: Columbia University
- Teaching immigrant and refugee health to residents: domestic global healthRamin Asgary
Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, New York 10016, USA
Teach Learn Med 25:258-65. 2013..Half a million immigrants enter the United States annually. Clinical providers generally lack training in immigrant health...
- Socio-medical challenges of asylum seekers prior and after coming to the USRamin Asgary
Program in Health and Human Rights, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
J Immigr Minor Health 15:961-8. 2013..Refugee asylum seekers face complex social and medical challenges. We evaluated 30 consecutive asylees in New York for socio-demographic and health backgrounds, characteristics of torture, presentations and medico legal path...
- Ethical and professional considerations providing medical evaluation and care to refugee asylum seekersRamin Asgary
Department of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016, USA
Am J Bioeth 13:3-12. 2013..We review existing resources to address these concerns and offer suggestions...
- Lack of patient risk counselling and a broader provider training affect malaria control in remote Somalia Kenya border: Qualitative assessmentRamin Asgary
Department of Medicine and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
Glob Public Health 7:240-52. 2012..Wider-ranging ongoing training could enable providers to properly diagnose and manage differential diagnoses to manage malaria better...
- Global health training starts at home: a unique US-based global health clinical elective for residentsRamin Asgary
Department of Medical Education, Global Health Center, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1255, New York, NY 10029, USA
Med Teach 34:e445-51. 2012..Many physicians planning to work in global health lack adequate formal training. Globalized cities create opportunities to integrate global health training into residency programs, preparing clinicians for less supported experiences abroad...
- On-site comprehensive curriculum to teach reproductive health to female adolescents in kenyaMargaret Gaughran
1 Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, New York, New York
J Womens Health (Larchmt) 23:358-64. 2014..The curriculum was feasible, well received, and achieved its educational goals. ..
- Domestic global health: a curriculum teaching medical students to evaluate refugee asylum seekers and torture survivorsRamin Asgary
a Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New York, USA
Teach Learn Med 25:348-57. 2013..Seven to 12% of foreign-born patients in the United States has experienced torture. We aimed to teach medical students to identify and care for asylum seekers/torture survivors...
- Women's health disparities in Honduras: indicators and determinantsJoan Price
Global Health Center, WHO Collaborating Centre in Children s Environmental Health, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
J Womens Health (Larchmt) 20:1931-7. 2011..Health data about indigenous women in the remote highland communities of Honduras are lacking. Our objective was to assess women's health indicators and to suggest potential interventions...
- Communicable and non-communicable diseases among recent immigrants with implications for primary care; a comprehensive immigrant health approachRamin Asgary
Department of Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
J Immigr Minor Health 13:990-5. 2011..Providers should balance their focus on communicable and non-communicable diseases. We recommend practice-based training and on-site comprehensive health services...
- Barriers to health care access among refugee asylum seekersRamin Asgary
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
J Health Care Poor Underserved 22:506-22. 2011..Asylum seekers have poor access to health care. Qualitative data portraying their experience is lacking...
- Colorectal cancer screening among the homeless population of new york city shelter-based clinicsRamin Asgary
Ramin Asgary is with the Department of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY Victoria Garland and Blanca Sckell are with the Department of Community Medicine, Lutheran Family Health Centers, New York, NY Andrea Jakubowski is with the Department of Medical Education, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY
Am J Public Health 104:1307-13. 2014....
- Community perception, misconception, and discord regarding prevention and treatment of infection with human immunodeficiency virus in Addis Ababa, EthiopiaRamin Asgary
Department of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York Department of Medicine, Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Connecticut Hunter College, City University of New York, New York, New York The Worldwide Orphan Foundation, Maplewood, New Jersey
Am J Trop Med Hyg 90:153-9. 2014..Ongoing community education via local initiatives, nation-wide structural and environmental strategies, and efforts tailored toward Ethiopian society to reconcile treatment with faith are crucial...