Melanie W Gironda

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc A brief 20-item dental/medical health literacy screen (REALMD-20)
    Melanie Gironda
    School of Medicine, University of California, Irvine, CA 92868, USA
    J Public Health Dent 73:50-5. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint A program to recruit and mentor future academic dentists: successes and challenges
    Melanie W Gironda
    Division of Public Health and Community Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    J Dent Educ 77:292-9. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Social support and dental visits
    Melanie W Gironda
    Division of Public Health and Community Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 144:188-94. 2013
  4. pmc Baseline characteristics and treatment preferences of oral surgery patients
    Kathryn A Atchison
    University of California Los Angeles UCLA School of Dentistry, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 65:2430-7. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Predictors of depressive symptoms following mandibular fracture repair
    Melanie W Gironda
    University of California at Los Angeles School of Dentistry, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1668, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 67:328-34. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Decision-making process for treatment of mandibular fractures among minority groups
    Claudia Der-Martirosian
    UCLA School of Dentistry, Box 951668, 10833 Le Conte Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1668, USA
    J Public Health Dent 66:37-43. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint A qualitative study of hardiness and social support among underserved, inner-city minority adults recovering from oral surgery
    Melanie W Gironda
    UCLA School of Dentistry, Center for Health Sciences, Box 951668, Los Angeles, CA, 90095 1668, USA
    Soc Work Health Care 43:29-51. 2006
  8. pmc Predictors of risk tolerance among oral surgery patients
    Kathryn A Atchison
    School of Dentistry, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1668, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 68:2947-54. 2010
  9. pmc Screening for oral health literacy in an urban dental clinic
    Kathryn A Atchison
    UCLA School of Dentistry, Box 951688, Room 63 025 CHS, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1668, USA
    J Public Health Dent 70:269-75. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Education and training of mandated reporters: innovative models, overcoming challenges, and lessons learned
    Melanie W Gironda
    University of California, Los Angeles, School of Dentistry, Division of Public Health and Community Dentistry, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Elder Abuse Negl 22:340-64. 2010

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. pmc A brief 20-item dental/medical health literacy screen (REALMD-20)
    Melanie Gironda
    School of Medicine, University of California, Irvine, CA 92868, USA
    J Public Health Dent 73:50-5. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study is to introduce a brief 20-item screener for limited dental/medical health literacy among adult dental patients...
  2. ncbi request reprint A program to recruit and mentor future academic dentists: successes and challenges
    Melanie W Gironda
    Division of Public Health and Community Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    J Dent Educ 77:292-9. 2013
    ..Outcomes and lessons learned related to specific activities and lessons learned are presented in this article, and a model that recognizes the diverse paths to an academic career in dentistry is recommended...
  3. ncbi request reprint Social support and dental visits
    Melanie W Gironda
    Division of Public Health and Community Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 144:188-94. 2013
    ..The authors conducted a study to examine the influence of social support on dental visits among an adult population...
  4. pmc Baseline characteristics and treatment preferences of oral surgery patients
    Kathryn A Atchison
    University of California Los Angeles UCLA School of Dentistry, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 65:2430-7. 2007
    ..Using standard gamble (SG) and willingness to pay (WTP), this study compares preferences for treatment of mandibular fracture among patients in a low-income urban area...
  5. doi request reprint Predictors of depressive symptoms following mandibular fracture repair
    Melanie W Gironda
    University of California at Los Angeles School of Dentistry, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1668, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 67:328-34. 2009
    ..This study sought to identify sociodemographic, psychosocial, and clinical factors associated with increased postsurgery depressive symptoms among inner-city minority patients recovering from a mandibular fracture...
  6. ncbi request reprint Decision-making process for treatment of mandibular fractures among minority groups
    Claudia Der-Martirosian
    UCLA School of Dentistry, Box 951668, 10833 Le Conte Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1668, USA
    J Public Health Dent 66:37-43. 2006
    ..Study participants were asked to consider Maxillomandibular Fixation (MMF--a non-surgical approach of wiring the teeth for 4-8 weeks) or Rigid Internal Fixation (RIF--surgical placement of bone plate)...
  7. ncbi request reprint A qualitative study of hardiness and social support among underserved, inner-city minority adults recovering from oral surgery
    Melanie W Gironda
    UCLA School of Dentistry, Center for Health Sciences, Box 951668, Los Angeles, CA, 90095 1668, USA
    Soc Work Health Care 43:29-51. 2006
    ..Main themes related to hardiness and social support are highlighted with verbatim quotes providing additional context to the theme presented...
  8. pmc Predictors of risk tolerance among oral surgery patients
    Kathryn A Atchison
    School of Dentistry, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1668, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 68:2947-54. 2010
    ..This study attempts to provide insight on how the treatment preference for a mandible fracture and treatment received and its consequences are related to the patient's risk tolerance, as measured by the Standard Gamble (SG)...
  9. pmc Screening for oral health literacy in an urban dental clinic
    Kathryn A Atchison
    UCLA School of Dentistry, Box 951688, Room 63 025 CHS, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1668, USA
    J Public Health Dent 70:269-75. 2010
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  10. doi request reprint Education and training of mandated reporters: innovative models, overcoming challenges, and lessons learned
    Melanie W Gironda
    University of California, Los Angeles, School of Dentistry, Division of Public Health and Community Dentistry, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Elder Abuse Negl 22:340-64. 2010
    ..Projects developed relevant, practice-based content, decided on curriculum delivery methods, engaged learners, and provided feedback to them. A main outcome is the permanent institution of elder abuse content in training curricula...
  11. doi request reprint Social support and resource needs as mediators of recovery after facial injury
    Melanie W Gironda
    Division of Public Health and Community Dentistry, UCLA School of Dentistry, University of California, Box 951668, 10833 Le Conte Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am 22:251-9. 2010
    ..Finally, appropriate social support resource measuring tools that may be used in clinical settings are presented...
  12. ncbi request reprint Evaluating psychosocial function in elderly dental patients
    Melanie W Gironda
    Division of Public Health and Community Dentistry, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Dentistry, 90095 1668, USA
    J Calif Dent Assoc 35:208-13. 2007
    ..A case vignette highlights the contribution of an interdisciplinary psychosocial assessment to the oral health care of elderly patients...
  13. ncbi request reprint Dental students' knowledge about elder abuse and neglect and the reporting responsibilities of dentists
    Melanie W Gironda
    Division of Public Health and Community Dentistry, UCLA School of Dentistry, Box 951668, 10833 Le Conte Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Dent Educ 74:824-9. 2010
    ..Data from this study suggest that dental students need education on the psychosocial aspects of older adulthood, as well as training in detecting and reporting elder abuse...
  14. ncbi request reprint A qualitative report of patient problems and postoperative instructions
    Kathryn A Atchison
    UCLA School of Dentistry, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1668, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 63:449-56. 2005
    ..We initiated a qualitative study to understand the care sequence process and provision of informed consent and postoperative instruction...