Paul Geltman

Summary

Affiliation: University of Massachusetts Medical School
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint War trauma experience and behavioral screening of Bosnian refugee children resettled in Massachusetts
    P L Geltman
    Division of Community Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine, Massachusetts, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 21:255-61. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Health literacy, acculturation, and the use of preventive oral health care by somali refugees living in massachusetts
    Paul L Geltman
    Refugee and Immigrant Health Program, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, 305 South Street, Jamaica Plain, MA, 02130, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 16:622-30. 2014
  3. pmc The impact of functional health literacy and acculturation on the oral health status of Somali refugees living in Massachusetts
    Paul L Geltman
    Refugee and Immigrant Health Program, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, 300 South Street, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:1516-23. 2013
  4. pmc Chronic disease and its risk factors among refugees and asylees in Massachusetts, 2001-2005
    Paul L Geltman
    Refugee and Immigrant Health Program, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Department of Pediatrics, 305 South St, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 7:A51. 2010
  5. pmc A private-sector preferred provider network model for public health screening of newly resettled refugees
    Paul L Geltman
    Refugee and Immigrant Health Program, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, 305 South St, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:196-9. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Intestinal parasites among African refugees resettled in Massachusetts and the impact of an overseas pre-departure treatment program
    Paul L Geltman
    Refugee and Immigrant Health Program, Bureau of Communicable Disease Control, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts 02130, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 69:657-62. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Dental caries of refugee children compared with US children
    Susan Cote
    Department of Health Policy and Health Services Research, Northeast Center for Research to Evaluate and Eliminate Dental Disparities, Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 114:e733-40. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Review of child and adolescent refugee mental health
    Stuart L Lustig
    Department of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 43:24-36. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Daily multivitamins with iron to prevent anemia in high-risk infants: a randomized clinical trial
    Paul L Geltman
    Department of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 114:86-93. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint The "lost boys of Sudan": functional and behavioral health of unaccompanied refugee minors re-settled in the United States
    Paul L Geltman
    Department of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:585-91. 2005

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint War trauma experience and behavioral screening of Bosnian refugee children resettled in Massachusetts
    P L Geltman
    Division of Community Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine, Massachusetts, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 21:255-61. 2000
    ..The RHA affords opportunities to screen for behavioral problems but not to intervene. Primary care providers and other clinicians should be aware of likely recurrences of symptoms in high-risk children such as these...
  2. ncbi request reprint Health literacy, acculturation, and the use of preventive oral health care by somali refugees living in massachusetts
    Paul L Geltman
    Refugee and Immigrant Health Program, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, 305 South Street, Jamaica Plain, MA, 02130, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 16:622-30. 2014
    ..English health literacy and spoken proficiency were not associated with preventive dental care. Other factors, like acculturation, were more predictive of care use than language skills. ..
  3. pmc The impact of functional health literacy and acculturation on the oral health status of Somali refugees living in Massachusetts
    Paul L Geltman
    Refugee and Immigrant Health Program, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, 300 South Street, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:1516-23. 2013
    ..We assessed the impact of health literacy and acculturation on oral health status of Somali refugees in Massachusetts...
  4. pmc Chronic disease and its risk factors among refugees and asylees in Massachusetts, 2001-2005
    Paul L Geltman
    Refugee and Immigrant Health Program, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Department of Pediatrics, 305 South St, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 7:A51. 2010
    ..We examined the prevalence of risk factors for and diagnoses of chronic disease among these groups in Massachusetts...
  5. pmc A private-sector preferred provider network model for public health screening of newly resettled refugees
    Paul L Geltman
    Refugee and Immigrant Health Program, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, 305 South St, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:196-9. 2005
    ..We explore the Massachusetts model of public-private collaboration within the context of federal refugee health priorities and current state fiscal restraints affecting public health programs, and demonstrate the model's accomplishments...
  6. ncbi request reprint Intestinal parasites among African refugees resettled in Massachusetts and the impact of an overseas pre-departure treatment program
    Paul L Geltman
    Refugee and Immigrant Health Program, Bureau of Communicable Disease Control, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts 02130, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 69:657-62. 2003
    ..86). Empirically treating refugees prior to departure for the United States appears to have resulted in decreases in intestinal helminths and possibly some protozoans among African refugees tested shortly after arrival in this country...
  7. ncbi request reprint Dental caries of refugee children compared with US children
    Susan Cote
    Department of Health Policy and Health Services Research, Northeast Center for Research to Evaluate and Eliminate Dental Disparities, Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 114:e733-40. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the prevalence of caries experience and untreated decay among newly arrived refugee children stratified by their region of origin and compared with US children...
  8. ncbi request reprint Review of child and adolescent refugee mental health
    Stuart L Lustig
    Department of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 43:24-36. 2004
    ..Highlighted are special refugee populations such as unaccompanied minors, asylum seekers, and former child soldiers. Pertinent medical findings are summarized...
  9. ncbi request reprint Daily multivitamins with iron to prevent anemia in high-risk infants: a randomized clinical trial
    Paul L Geltman
    Department of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 114:86-93. 2004
    ..The goal of this study was to assess the effectiveness of multivitamins with iron as prophylaxis against iron deficiency and anemia in infancy...
  10. ncbi request reprint The "lost boys of Sudan": functional and behavioral health of unaccompanied refugee minors re-settled in the United States
    Paul L Geltman
    Department of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:585-91. 2005
    ..To assess the functional and behavioral health of unaccompanied Sudanese refugee minors approximately 1 year after resettlement in the United States...
  11. ncbi request reprint The "lost boys" of Sudan: use of health services and functional health outcomes of unaccompanied refugee minors resettled in the U.S
    Paul L Geltman
    Department of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 10:389-96. 2008
    ..This was also the case for those with PTSD compared to those without it. In linear regression analyses, reported receipt of mental health counseling did not impact either positively or negatively on the score of any CHQ scale...

Research Grants2

  1. Health literacy and oral health status of African refugees
    Paul Geltman; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..S. will be important for reducing oral health disparities and their associated personal and societal costs for these communities and the larger U.S. population. ..
  2. Health literacy and oral health status of African refugees
    Paul L Geltman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..S. will be important for reducing oral health disparities and their associated personal and societal costs for these communities and the larger U.S. population. ..