Lillian Gelberg

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Prevalence, distribution, and correlates of hepatitis C virus infection among homeless adults in Los Angeles
    Lillian Gelberg
    University of California at Los Angeles, David Geffen School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Public Health Rep 127:407-21. 2012
  2. pmc Hospitalizations among homeless women: are there ethnic and drug abuse disparities?
    Lillian Gelberg
    Health Services Research, UCLA School of Public Health, 650 Charles E Young Drive S, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 36:212-32. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Homeless women: who is really at risk for unintended pregnancy?
    Lillian Gelberg
    Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 10880 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 1800, Los Angeles, CA, 90024, USA
    Matern Child Health J 12:52-60. 2008
  4. pmc Health and health care disparities among homeless women
    Cheryl Teruya
    Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90025, USA
    Women Health 50:719-36. 2010
  5. pmc Impact of hepatitis B and C infection on health services utilization in homeless adults: a test of the Gelberg-Andersen Behavioral Model for Vulnerable Populations
    Judith A Stein
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    Health Psychol 31:20-30. 2012
  6. pmc Profile of lifetime methamphetamine use among homeless adults in Los Angeles
    Adeline Nyamathi
    University of California, Los Angeles, School of Nursing, Room 2 250, Factor Building, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1702, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 92:277-81. 2008
  7. pmc Effects of a nurse-managed program on hepatitis A and B vaccine completion among homeless adults
    Adeline Nyamathi
    School of Nursing, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1702, USA
    Nurs Res 58:13-22. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Chronically homeless women's perceived deterrents to contraception
    Lillian Gelberg
    Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles UCLA, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 34:278-85. 2002
  9. pmc Delays and unmet need for health care among adult primary care patients in a restructured urban public health system
    Allison L Diamant
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, University of California Los Angeles, 911 Broxton Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1736, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:783-9. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Access to women's health care: a qualitative study of barriers perceived by homeless women
    Lillian Gelberg
    Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 50 071 CHS, Box 951683, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1683, USA
    Women Health 40:87-100. 2004

Research Grants

  1. Homeless Women: Drugs, Race/Ethicity, And Health Care
    Lillian Gelberg; Fiscal Year: 2005
  2. Improving Health Habits in Impoverished Populations
    Lillian Gelberg; Fiscal Year: 2007
  3. Improving Health Habits: Self-Care Priorities
    Lillian Gelberg; Fiscal Year: 2007
  4. Homeless Women: Drugs, Race/Ethicity, And Health Care
    Lillian Gelberg; Fiscal Year: 2007
  5. Preventing Drug Use in Low Income Clinic Populations
    Lillian Gelberg; Fiscal Year: 2009
  6. Preventing Drug Use in Low Income Clinic Populations
    Lillian Gelberg; Fiscal Year: 2010
  7. HEPATITIS B AND C AMONG HOMELESS ADULTS
    Lillian Gelberg; Fiscal Year: 2004
  8. Alcohol and Homeless Women's Use of Health Services
    Lillian Gelberg; Fiscal Year: 2004
  9. Preventing Drug Use in Low Income Clinic Populations
    Lillian Gelberg; Fiscal Year: 2010

Detail Information

Publications52

  1. pmc Prevalence, distribution, and correlates of hepatitis C virus infection among homeless adults in Los Angeles
    Lillian Gelberg
    University of California at Los Angeles, David Geffen School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Public Health Rep 127:407-21. 2012
    ..We documented the prevalence, distribution, and correlates of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection among urban homeless adults...
  2. pmc Hospitalizations among homeless women: are there ethnic and drug abuse disparities?
    Lillian Gelberg
    Health Services Research, UCLA School of Public Health, 650 Charles E Young Drive S, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 36:212-32. 2009
    ..Pregnancy was the only important determinant of hospitalization in all subgroups (OR, 2.9-17.4). Preventing unintended pregnancy appears to be the most inclusive means of reducing hospitalization and attendant costs among homeless women...
  3. ncbi request reprint Homeless women: who is really at risk for unintended pregnancy?
    Lillian Gelberg
    Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 10880 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 1800, Los Angeles, CA, 90024, USA
    Matern Child Health J 12:52-60. 2008
    ..To identify correlates of failure to use contraception among homeless women at risk for unintended pregnancy...
  4. pmc Health and health care disparities among homeless women
    Cheryl Teruya
    Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90025, USA
    Women Health 50:719-36. 2010
    ..These findings should be considered in targeting and addressing the special needs of homeless women of different racial/ethnic groups...
  5. pmc Impact of hepatitis B and C infection on health services utilization in homeless adults: a test of the Gelberg-Andersen Behavioral Model for Vulnerable Populations
    Judith A Stein
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    Health Psychol 31:20-30. 2012
    ..Design: A population-based sample of 534 homeless adults in Los Angeles' "Skid Row" was interviewed and tested for HBV and HCV...
  6. pmc Profile of lifetime methamphetamine use among homeless adults in Los Angeles
    Adeline Nyamathi
    University of California, Los Angeles, School of Nursing, Room 2 250, Factor Building, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1702, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 92:277-81. 2008
    ....
  7. pmc Effects of a nurse-managed program on hepatitis A and B vaccine completion among homeless adults
    Adeline Nyamathi
    School of Nursing, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1702, USA
    Nurs Res 58:13-22. 2009
    ..Ability to complete an HBV vaccination series is complicated by the need to prioritize competing needs, such as addiction issues, safe places to sleep, and food, over health concerns...
  8. ncbi request reprint Chronically homeless women's perceived deterrents to contraception
    Lillian Gelberg
    Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles UCLA, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 34:278-85. 2002
    ..Despite the growing number of homeless women of reproductive age, little is known about their reproductive health and contraceptive use...
  9. pmc Delays and unmet need for health care among adult primary care patients in a restructured urban public health system
    Allison L Diamant
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, University of California Los Angeles, 911 Broxton Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1736, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:783-9. 2004
    ..We estimated the prevalence and determinants of delayed and unmet needs for medical care among patients in a restructured public health system...
  10. ncbi request reprint Access to women's health care: a qualitative study of barriers perceived by homeless women
    Lillian Gelberg
    Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 50 071 CHS, Box 951683, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1683, USA
    Women Health 40:87-100. 2004
    ..We conclude with suggested interventions that would make general, gynecological, and reproductive health care more accessible to homeless women...
  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. pmc Is incarceration a contributor to health disparities? Access to care of formerly incarcerated adults
    Sonali P Kulkarni
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of California Los Angeles, 911 Broxton Avenue 3rd floor, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    J Community Health 35:268-74. 2010
    ..Interventions to improve the health of communities affected by high rates of incarceration could include efforts that enable access to care for formerly incarcerated adults...
  13. pmc Usage patterns of over-the-counter phenazopyridine (pyridium)
    Chih Wen Shi
    University of California Los Angeles, Departments of Family Medicine, Los Angeles, Calif 90095, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:281-7. 2003
    ..This study examines whether consumers inappropriately use and substitute a recently widely distributed OTC urinary analgesic, phenazopyridine, for provider care...
  14. ncbi request reprint How accessible is medical care for homeless women?
    Yee Wei Lim
    Department of Health Services, UCLA School of Public Health, 90095 1772, USA
    Med Care 40:510-20. 2002
    ..Women have become a major segment of the homeless population, yet little is known about their access to health care or the relationship between access to care and vulnerability of homelessness...
  15. ncbi request reprint Health care access, use of services, and experiences among undocumented Mexicans and other Latinos
    Alexander N Ortega
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:2354-60. 2007
    ..We compared access to health care, use of services, and health care experiences for Mexicans and other Latinos by citizenship and immigrant authorization status...
  16. doi request reprint Risk factors for homelessness among women veterans
    Donna L Washington
    Health and Equity at the VA Greater Los Angeles Health Services Research and Development HSR and D Center of Excellence, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 21:82-91. 2010
    ..Women veterans are three to four times more likely than non-veteran women to become homeless. However, their risk factors for homelessness have not been defined...
  17. ncbi request reprint Patient satisfaction for homeless women
    Karen A Swanson
    Department of Health Services, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 12:675-86. 2003
    ..This association was also tested using the Gelberg-Andersen Behavioral Model for Vulnerable Populations...
  18. pmc Health care for homeless women
    Joy H Lewis
    University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:921-8. 2003
    ..This study determines how much perceived unmet need for medical care there is among homeless women, what homeless women perceive to be barriers to health care, and how barriers and other factors are associated with unmet needs...
  19. pmc Chronic disease management for recently homeless veterans: a clinical practice improvement program to apply home telehealth technology to a vulnerable population
    Sonya Gabrielian
    Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center, Veterans Administration Greater Los Angeles, West Los Angeles, VA Healthcare Center, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Med Care 51:S44-51. 2013
    ..Peers were used to support patient participation...
  20. pmc Risk factors for hepatitis C virus infection among homeless adults
    Adeline M Nyamathi
    University of California at Los Angeles, Factor Building Room 2 250, Box 95170, 2 Los Angeles, CA 90095 1702, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:134-43. 2002
    ..To describe the prevalence of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in a sample of homeless and impoverished adults and examine risk factors for HCV infection in the overall sample and as a function of injection drug use...
  21. pmc Pathways to health risk exposure in adult film performers
    Corita R Grudzen
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Urban Health 86:67-78. 2009
    ..Women were more likely than men to be exposed to health risks. Adult film performers, especially women, are exposed to health risks that accumulate over time and that are not limited to sexually transmitted diseases...
  22. pmc Racial disparities in access to care for men in a public assistance program for prostate cancer
    David C Miller
    Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Box 951738, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1738, USA
    J Community Health 33:318-35. 2008
    ..The greater satisfaction and confidence among Hispanic men are explained by modifiable variables that suggest avenues for improvement...
  23. ncbi request reprint A comparison of Hispanic and white adolescent females' use of family planning services in California
    M Rosa Solorio
    Department of Family Medicine, Center for Health Policy Research, School of Public Health, University of California at Los Angeles UCLA, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 36:157-61. 2004
    ..Because Hispanics are projected to make up one-half of the state's adolescents by 2020, it is important to determine how cultural and health policy-relevant factors are linked to this group's use of family planning services...
  24. pmc Condom use and high-risk sexual acts in adult films: a comparison of heterosexual and homosexual films
    Corita R Grudzen
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:S152-6. 2009
    ..We compared the prevalence of condom use during a variety of sexual acts portrayed in adult films produced for heterosexual and homosexual audiences to assess compliance with state Occupational Health and Safety Administration regulations...
  25. doi request reprint Access to primary care for homeless veterans with serious mental illness or substance abuse: a follow-up evaluation of co-located primary care and homeless social services
    James McGuire
    Department of Veterans Affairs Northeast Program Evaluation Center NEPEC, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 36:255-64. 2009
    ..Further research is needed to determine generalizability and longer term effects...
  26. ncbi request reprint Community-research collaboration between researchers and acupuncturists: integrating a participatory research approach in a statewide survey of licensed acupuncturists in California
    Tony Kuo
    Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, CA 90024 4142, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:S98-106. 2006
    ..These activities helped to overcome mistrust and perceived power differences between researchers and the acupuncturist community...
  27. ncbi request reprint Applying the Gelberg-Andersen behavioral model for vulnerable populations to health services utilization in homeless women
    Judith A Stein
    University of California, USA
    J Health Psychol 12:791-804. 2007
    ..Barriers predicted more illness and less outpatient HSU. Health and homelessness indicators were worse for White women. Better housing, access to care and insurance would encourage appropriate HSU...
  28. ncbi request reprint Building an academic-community partnered network for clinical services research: the Community Health Improvement Collaborative (CHIC)
    Kenneth B Wells
    RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, California, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:S3-17. 2006
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Mental health and health-related quality of life among adult Latino primary care patients living in the United States with previous exposure to political violence
    David P Eisenman
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles 90095 1736, USA
    JAMA 290:627-34. 2003
    ..Although political violence continues in parts of Central America, South America, and Mexico, little is known about its relationship to the health of Latino immigrants living in the United States...
  30. doi request reprint Increasing hepatitis C knowledge among homeless adults: results of a community-based, interdisciplinary intervention
    Darlene Tyler
    605 2 East Lugonia Ave, Redlands, CA, 92374, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 41:37-49. 2014
    ..000). Successfully engaging key stakeholders, outreach workers, community organizations, and homeless people themselves proved most efficacious in increasing HCV knowledge. ..
  31. ncbi request reprint Providers of primary care to homeless women in Los Angeles County
    Jeff Luck
    Department of Health Services, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 25:53-67. 2002
    ..Our results suggest that, although providers of care to homeless women share challenges faced by many safety net providers, there are several policy interventions that could improve access to and quality of care for homeless women...
  32. ncbi request reprint Use of preventive services in a population of very low-income women
    Allison L Diamant
    Division of General Medicine and Health Services Research, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 13:151-63. 2002
  33. pmc Predictors of sexually transmitted infection testing among sexually active homeless youth
    M Rosa Solorio
    Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, 10880 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    AIDS Behav 10:179-84. 2006
    ..High-risk sexual behaviors did not predict STI testing in our sample. Outreach programs are needed that target sexually active homeless youth for early STI testing and treatment...
  34. doi request reprint Barriers to drug use behavior change among primary care patients in urban United States community health centers
    Howard Padwa
    1Department of Psychiatry, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 49:743-51. 2014
    ..Numerous perceived barriers to drug use behavior change were identified. Study implications and limitations are discussed. ..
  35. pmc Wireless data collection of self-administered surveys using tablet computers
    Kyle W Singleton
    Medical Imaging Informatics Group, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    AMIA Annu Symp Proc 2011:1261-9. 2011
    ..The system was developed in coordination with UCLA Family Medicine and is currently deployed for the collection of data in a group of Los Angeles area clinics of community health centers for a study on drug addiction and intervention...
  36. ncbi request reprint Health conditions among aging narcotics addicts: medical examination results
    Yih Ing Hser
    University of California, Los Angeles, California 90025, USA
    J Behav Med 27:607-22. 2004
    ..2% tested positive for hepatitis C, 85.6% for hepatitis B, 3.8% for syphilis, and 27.3% for TB. The study empirically demonstrated poor health conditions and high morbidity among surviving narcotics addicts...
  37. ncbi request reprint National recommendations for enhancing the conduct of ethical health research with human participants in post-disaster situations
    Bowen Chung
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Ethn Dis 18:378-83. 2008
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Determinants of physician unwillingness to offer medical abortion using mifepristone
    Michelle D Seelig
    David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Department of Family Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90024 4142, USA
    Womens Health Issues 16:14-21. 2006
    ..We sought to identify factors associated with contemplating versus not contemplating offering medical abortion with mifepristone among physicians not opposed to it...
  39. ncbi request reprint Ethics of clinical research within a community-academic partnered participatory framework
    Donna T Chen
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville 22908, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:S118-35. 2006
    ..This adapted framework can guide community-academic partnerships as they evaluate whether to proceed with potential clinical research studies and as they work to enhance the ethics of clinical research studies using a CBPR approach...
  40. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric symptoms, health services, and HIV risk factors among homeless women
    Amy M Kilbourne
    University of Pittsburgh, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 13:49-65. 2002
    ..Homeless women who are substance abusers are vulnerable to HIV risk behaviors. Risk reduction interventions for homeless women should be implemented through substance abuse and intensive case management programs...
  41. 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...
  42. ncbi request reprint Cancer risk behaviors and screening rates among homeless adults in Los Angeles County
    Sara Chau
    UCLA, School of Medicine, 90095 1720, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:431-8. 2002
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Impoverished diabetic patients whose doctors facilitate their participation in medical decision making are more satisfied with their care
    Carol Golin
    Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:857-66. 2002
    ..We sought to characterize the relationship between aspects of diabetic patients' participation in medical decision making and their satisfaction with care...
  44. ncbi request reprint Convincing new providers to offer medical abortion: what will it take?
    Francine Coeytaux
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 35:44-7. 2003
  45. 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...
  46. ncbi request reprint Health care utilization among homeless adolescents and young adults
    Shari L Barkin
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    J Adolesc Health 32:253-6. 2003
    ..Adolescent homeless women reported higher outpatient visit use. Possessing public health insurance increased the odds of outpatient visits. Future research might use the outpatient setting to aid adolescents in exiting homelessness...
  47. pmc Prevalence and predictors of HIV testing among a probability sample of homeless women in Los Angeles County
    Brooke Herndon
    General Internal Medicine, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    Public Health Rep 118:261-9. 2003
    ..To describe the prevalence and predictors of HIV testing in a probability cluster sample of urban homeless women...
  48. ncbi request reprint Differences in individual-level terrorism preparedness in Los Angeles County
    David P Eisenman
    RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, California 90407, USA
    Am J Prev Med 30:1-6. 2006
    ..Our study describes variations in preparedness among the population of Los Angeles County after the September 11, 2001 and subsequent anthrax attacks...
  49. pmc Consumer knowledge of over-the-counter phenazopyridine
    Chih Wen Shi
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Dr, Mailcode 0807, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Ann Fam Med 2:240-4. 2004
    ..This study examines consumer knowledge regarding the urinary tract analgesic phenazopyridine, which recently became available without prescription...
  50. pmc Ethnic differences in the correlates of mental distress among homeless women
    Erika Laine Austin
    Department of Sociology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Womens Health Issues 18:26-34. 2008
    ..We sought to determine whether ethnic differences exist in the relationship between the predisposing and enabling domains of the Gelberg-Andersen Behavioral Model for Vulnerable Populations and mental distress...
  51. pmc Are homeless transitional shelters receptive to environmental tobacco control interventions?
    Lisa Arangua
    Tob Control 16:143-4. 2007
  52. pmc Utilization of papanicolaou smears by South Asian women living in the United States
    Saima Chaudhry
    Section of General Internal Medicine and Outcomes Research, University of Chicago, Chicago, Ill, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:377-84. 2003
    ..We determined rates and identified variables associated with Pap smear receipt by South Asians...

Research Grants20

  1. Homeless Women: Drugs, Race/Ethicity, And Health Care
    Lillian Gelberg; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  2. Improving Health Habits in Impoverished Populations
    Lillian Gelberg; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  3. Improving Health Habits: Self-Care Priorities
    Lillian Gelberg; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The results will inform efforts to plan a larger, more ambitious successor study involving multiple clinics. ..
  4. Homeless Women: Drugs, Race/Ethicity, And Health Care
    Lillian Gelberg; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  5. Preventing Drug Use in Low Income Clinic Populations
    Lillian Gelberg; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  6. Preventing Drug Use in Low Income Clinic Populations
    Lillian Gelberg; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  7. HEPATITIS B AND C AMONG HOMELESS ADULTS
    Lillian Gelberg; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..We will bridge the gap between research and prevention by using the Theory of Planned Behavior to understand protective behaviors used by homeless adults to avoid exposure to infectious diseases. ..
  8. Alcohol and Homeless Women's Use of Health Services
    Lillian Gelberg; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  9. Preventing Drug Use in Low Income Clinic Populations
    Lillian Gelberg; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....