Sonya Borrero

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc "Everything I know I learned from my mother...Or not": perspectives of African-American and white women on decisions about tubal sterilization
    Sonya Borrero
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:312-9. 2009
  2. pmc Potential unintended pregnancies averted and cost savings associated with a revised Medicaid sterilization policy
    Sonya Borrero
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA Center for Health Equity, Research, and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA, USA Electronic address
    Contraception 88:691-6. 2013
  3. pmc Racial and ethnic differences in men's knowledge and attitudes about contraception
    Sonya Borrero
    Center for Research on Health Care, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA Center for Health Equity, Research, and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA, USA Electronic address
    Contraception 88:532-8. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Adherence to hormonal contraception among women veterans: differences by race/ethnicity and contraceptive supply
    Sonya Borrero
    Center for Health Equity, Research, and Promotion, Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 209:103.e1-11. 2013
  5. pmc Federally funded sterilization: time to rethink policy?
    Sonya Borrero
    Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:1822-5. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Contraceptive care in the VA health care system
    Sonya Borrero
    Center for Health Equity, Research, and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, PA 15206, USA
    Contraception 85:580-8. 2012
  7. pmc Racial variation in tubal sterilization rates: role of patient-level factors
    Sonya Borrero
    Divison of General Internal Medicine, Center for Research on Health Care, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Fertil Steril 95:17-22. 2011
  8. pmc Unintended pregnancy influences racial disparity in tubal sterilization rates
    Sonya Borrero
    Divison of General Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 230 McKee Place, Suite 600, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:122-8. 2010
  9. pmc Low rates of vasectomy among minorities: a result of differential receipt of counseling?
    Sonya Borrero
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Am J Mens Health 4:243-9. 2010
  10. pmc The impact of race and ethnicity on receipt of family planning services in the United States
    Sonya Borrero
    Divison of General Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:91-6. 2009

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Publications27

  1. pmc "Everything I know I learned from my mother...Or not": perspectives of African-American and white women on decisions about tubal sterilization
    Sonya Borrero
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:312-9. 2009
    ..African-American women have had higher rates of female sterilization compared to white women since its emergence as a contraceptive method. The reasons underlying this observed racial difference are unknown...
  2. pmc Potential unintended pregnancies averted and cost savings associated with a revised Medicaid sterilization policy
    Sonya Borrero
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA Center for Health Equity, Research, and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA, USA Electronic address
    Contraception 88:691-6. 2013
    ..Our goal was to estimate the number of unintended pregnancies and the associated costs resulting from unfulfilled sterilization requests due to Medicaid policy barriers...
  3. pmc Racial and ethnic differences in men's knowledge and attitudes about contraception
    Sonya Borrero
    Center for Research on Health Care, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA Center for Health Equity, Research, and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA, USA Electronic address
    Contraception 88:532-8. 2013
    ..Little is known about racial/ethnic differences in men's contraceptive knowledge and attitudes...
  4. doi request reprint Adherence to hormonal contraception among women veterans: differences by race/ethnicity and contraceptive supply
    Sonya Borrero
    Center for Health Equity, Research, and Promotion, Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 209:103.e1-11. 2013
    ....
  5. pmc Federally funded sterilization: time to rethink policy?
    Sonya Borrero
    Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:1822-5. 2012
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Contraceptive care in the VA health care system
    Sonya Borrero
    Center for Health Equity, Research, and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, PA 15206, USA
    Contraception 85:580-8. 2012
    ....
  7. pmc Racial variation in tubal sterilization rates: role of patient-level factors
    Sonya Borrero
    Divison of General Internal Medicine, Center for Research on Health Care, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Fertil Steril 95:17-22. 2011
    ..To assess racial differences in attitudes and knowledge about sterilization...
  8. pmc Unintended pregnancy influences racial disparity in tubal sterilization rates
    Sonya Borrero
    Divison of General Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 230 McKee Place, Suite 600, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:122-8. 2010
    ..Disparities in rates of unintended pregnancy may help explain observed racial/ethnic differences in sterilization, but this association has not been investigated...
  9. pmc Low rates of vasectomy among minorities: a result of differential receipt of counseling?
    Sonya Borrero
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Am J Mens Health 4:243-9. 2010
    ..8-7.1 and OR = 1.9, 95% CI = 0.9-4.1, respectively). In this nationally representative sample of men aged 15 to 44 years, there were exceedingly low rates of sterilization counseling for all men regardless of race/ethnicity...
  10. pmc The impact of race and ethnicity on receipt of family planning services in the United States
    Sonya Borrero
    Divison of General Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:91-6. 2009
    ..This study sought to examine the independent effect of patient race or ethnicity on the use of family planning services and on the likelihood of receiving counseling for sterilization and other birth control methods...
  11. pmc Does vasectomy explain the difference in tubal sterilization rates between black and white women?
    Sonya Borrero
    Divison of General Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Fertil Steril 91:1642-5. 2009
    ..To examine whether the observed difference in tubal sterilization rates between black and white women is dependent on racial/ethnic differences in vasectomy rates...
  12. ncbi request reprint Differences among primary care physicians' adherence to 2009 ACOG guidelines for cervical cancer screening
    Jennifer Corbelli
    1 Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 23:397-403. 2014
    ..The extent to which physicians in different specialties implemented these guidelines in the years following publication is unknown...
  13. pmc Providers' perspectives on challenges to contraceptive counseling in primary care settings
    Aletha Y Akers
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 300 Halket Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 3180, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 19:1163-70. 2010
    ..We sought to explore providers' perspectives on the challenges to contraceptive counseling in primary care clinics to develop strategies to improve counseling services...
  14. pmc Perspectives of primary care clinicians on teratogenic risk counseling
    Eleanor Bimla Schwarz
    Center for Research on Health Care, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 85:858-63. 2009
    ..Women of childbearing age are commonly prescribed medications by primary care providers (PCPs) that may cause birth defects if used during pregnancy...
  15. pmc Racial disparities in human papillomavirus vaccination: does access matter?
    Amanda Gelman
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    J Adolesc Health 53:756-62. 2013
    ..To examine the association between race/ethnicity and human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine initiation and to determine how access to health care influences this relationship...
  16. ncbi request reprint Race, insurance status, and tubal sterilization
    Sonya Borrero
    Divison of General Internal Medicine, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System and University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15240, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 109:94-100. 2007
    ..To examine the independent effects of race or ethnicity and insurance status on use of tubal sterilization rates...
  17. pmc The impact of contraceptive counseling in primary care on contraceptive use
    Jessica K Lee
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:731-6. 2011
    ..Whether contraceptive counseling improves contraceptive use is unknown...
  18. pmc Family discussions about contraception and family planning: a qualitative exploration of black parent and adolescent perspectives
    Aletha Y Akers
    Magee Womens Hospital, Magee Womens Research Institute and Foundation, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 42:160-7. 2010
    ..Examining communication in black families is particularly important, given the high pregnancy rate among black adolescents...
  19. ncbi request reprint Women's Experiences With Isotretinoin Risk Reduction Counseling
    Carly A Werner
    School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsbugh, Pennsylvania
    JAMA Dermatol 150:366-71. 2014
    ....
  20. pmc Racial disparities in awareness of the human papillomavirus
    Amanda Gelman
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 20:1165-73. 2011
    ..HPV awareness may be relatively low among minority women. Because HPV awareness is associated with uptake of the HPV vaccine, it is critical to assess HPV awareness in the population and identify any racial/ethnic gaps...
  21. ncbi request reprint Physician adherence to U.S. Preventive Services Task Force mammography guidelines
    Jennifer Corbelli
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Electronic address
    Womens Health Issues 24:e313-9. 2014
    ..The extent to which physicians in different primary care specialties adhere to current USPSTF guidelines is unknown...
  22. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in 30-day mortality for patients hospitalized with acute pulmonary embolism
    Sonya Borrero
    University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:1165-70. 2007
    ..We compared 30-day mortality for men and women hospitalized with PE using a large statewide database...
  23. pmc Women's perspectives on counseling about risks for medication-induced birth defects
    Aimee K Santucci
    Center for Research on Health Care, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 88:64-9. 2010
    ....
  24. pmc Counseling of female veterans about risks of medication-induced birth defects
    Eleanor Bimla Schwarz
    Center for Research on Health Care, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 28:S598-603. 2013
    ..Medications that may increase risk of birth defects if used during pregnancy or immediately preconception are dispensed to approximately half of female Veterans who fill prescriptions at a VA pharmacy...
  25. pmc Does a history of unintended pregnancy lessen the likelihood of desire for sterilization reversal?
    Cynthia D Grady
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 22:501-6. 2013
    ..Whether women who are sterilized after experiencing an unintended pregnancy are less likely to express desire for sterilization reversal is unknown...
  26. pmc Brief report: Gender and total knee/hip arthroplasty utilization rate in the VA system
    Sonya Borrero
    School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:S54-7. 2006
    ..Total joint arthroplasty is an effective treatment option for end-stage OA. We examined gender differences in utilization rates of total knee/hip arthroplasty in the Veterans Administration (VA) system...
  27. ncbi request reprint Professionalism in residency training: is there a generation gap?
    Sonya Borrero
    Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Teach Learn Med 20:11-7. 2008
    ..Difficulty in teaching and evaluating professionalism may stem from generational differences between teachers and trainees in their definition of professional behavior...