Affiliation: University of Washington
- A two-stage cluster sampling method using gridded population data, a GIS, and Google Earth(TM) imagery in a population-based mortality survey in IraqLp Galway
Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Blusson Hall 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, B C Canada V5A 1 S6
Int J Health Geogr 11:12. 2012..Vital statistics registration and surveillance systems are rarely functional in conflict settings, posing a challenge of estimating mortality using retrospective population-based surveys...
- An emigration versus a globalization perspective of the Lebanese physician workforce: a qualitative studyElie A Akl
Department of Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA
BMC Health Serv Res 12:135. 2012..The objective of this study was to understand the perceptions of Lebanese policymakers of this emigration, and elicit their proposals for future policies and strategies to deal with this emigration...
- Trends in childhood leukemia in Basrah, Iraq, 1993-2007Amy Hagopian
Department of Global Health, School of Public Health, University of Washington, 4534 11th Avenue NE, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
Am J Public Health 100:1081-7. 2010..Through a sister-university relationship between the University of Basrah and the University of Washington, we analyzed Ibn Ghazwan Hospital's leukemia registry data to evaluate trends in childhood leukemia since 1993...
- Applying WHO's 'workforce indicators of staffing need' (WISN) method to calculate the health worker requirements for India's maternal and child health service guarantees in Orissa StateAmy Hagopian
Department of Global Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
Health Policy Plan 27:11-8. 2012..We measured the difference between this ideal number and current staffing levels...
- Job satisfaction and morale in the Ugandan health workforceAmy Hagopian
University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 28:w863-75. 2009....
- The flight of physicians from West Africa: views of African physicians and implications for policyAmy Hagopian
Center for Health Workforce Studies, Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington, Box 354982, Seattle, WA 98195 4982, USA
Soc Sci Med 61:1750-60. 2005..Medical school faculty are role models for the benefits of migration (and subsequent return), and they are proud of their students who successfully emigrate...
- The role of international medical graduates in America's small rural critical access hospitalsAmy Hagopian
Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington s WWAMI, Rural Health Research Center, University of Washington School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Seattle, Wash, USA
J Rural Health 20:52-8. 2004..Critical access hospitals (CAHs) are a federal Medicare category for isolated rural facilities with 15 or fewer acute care beds that receive cost-based reimbursement from Medicare...
- Brain drain and health workforce distortions in MozambiqueKenneth Sherr
Department of Global Health, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America
PLoS ONE 7:e35840. 2012....
- Retention of J-1 visa waiver program physicians in Washington State's health professional shortage areasTalia R Kahn
University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
Acad Med 85:614-21. 2010..Participating physicians have completed their residency training in, and want to continue residing in, the United States...
- Competency-based curricula to transform global health: redesign with the end in mindJames Pfeiffer
Department of Global Health, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195 7965, USA
Acad Med 88:131-6. 2013..To define the education and training priorities for a new 21st-century, competency-based, global health curriculum for the University of Washington's Department of Global Health (DGH)...
- Will rural family medicine residency training survive?Roger A Rosenblatt
Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana, Idaho WWAMI Rural Health Research Center, University of Washington 98195 4696, USA
Fam Med 38:706-11. 2006..This study examines the recent performance of rural residencies in the National Resident Matching Program as an indicator of their viability...
- Wyoming physicians are significant providers of safety net careSharon A Dobie
Rural Health Research Center, Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington, Box 356390, Seattle, WA 98195 6390, USA
J Am Board Fam Pract 18:470-7. 2005..This study describes the contributions of family and general practice physicians from Wyoming to the health care safety net...
- The experience of Chinese physicians in the national health diplomacy programme deployed to SudanKai Wang
Health Alliance International, Department of Global Health, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
Glob Public Health 7:196-211. 2012..There are also some threats to the programme, including a potentially diminishing need for Chinese doctors to support increasingly well-trained host country physicians...
- Using community-based methods and a social ecological framework to explore workplace health and safety of bloqueros on the Olympic PeninsulaJoseph Campe
Pacific Northwest Agricultural Health and Safety Center, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
Am J Ind Med 54:438-49. 2011..We aimed to understand and document the occupational safety and health hazards faced by a particularly at-risk Latino immigrant workforce--cedar block cutters, or bloqueros--on the Olympic Peninsula...
- Strengthening health systems in poor countries: a code of conduct for nongovernmental organizationsJames Pfeiffer
Department of Health Services, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 7660, USA
Am J Public Health 98:2134-40. 2008..We argue for a return to a public focus for donor aid, and for NGOs to adopt a code of conduct that establishes standards and best practices for NGO relationships with public sector health systems...
- The changing geography of Americans graduating from foreign medical schoolsKarin Johnson
Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, 1730 Minor Avenue, Suite 1600, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
Acad Med 81:179-84. 2006..To study U.S.-born international medical graduates in order to analyze changes in their numbers and countries of training from the 1960s and before until the early 2000s...
- Incentives and barriers to implementing national hospital standards in UgandaMoses Bateganya
Department of Global Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
Int J Qual Health Care 21:421-6. 2009..The objective of this study was to elicit hospital staff's knowledge, attitudes, and current practices regarding hospital standards and to assess the level of motivation for staff and hospitals to meet new standards...
- Estimating nurse migration from the Bahamas between 1994 and 2005: an exploratory descriptive study using a social network identification methodologyAmy Adelberger
Department of Global Health, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, PO Box 23350, Seattle, WA 98102, USA
Glob Public Health 6:732-45. 2011..Future studies employing this method should include interviews of nurse leaders who can confirm the location of a much wider range of people than can the average participant...
- Cameroon mid-level providers offer a promising public health dentistry modelLeo Ndiangang Achembong
Department of Global Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
Hum Resour Health 10:46. 2012....
- Intent to migrate among nursing students in Uganda: Measures of the brain drain in the next generation of health professionalsLisa Nguyen
School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
Hum Resour Health 6:5. 2008..Nursing schools may want to recruit students desiring work in rural areas or public practice to lead to a more stable workforce in Uganda...
- Should we end military recruiting in high schools as a matter of child protection and public health?Amy Hagopian
Department of Global Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
Am J Public Health 101:19-23. 2011..We describe the actions of a high school parent teacher student association in Seattle, Washington, which sought to limit the aggressive recruitment of children younger than 18 years into the military...
- International medical graduate physicians in the United States: changes since 1981L Gary Hart
Rural Health Office, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 26:1159-69. 2007..IMGs are an important source of primary care physicians in rural and underserved areas...
- Health departments' use of international medical graduates in physician shortage areasAmy Hagopian
University of Washington s School of Public Health and Community Medicine, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 22:241-9. 2003..After the exit of the U.S. Department of Agriculture as a sponsor for physician J-1 visa waivers, Congress expanded the Conrad Program, signaling a continued reliance on IMGs to serve in shortage areas...
- Small town health care safety nets: report on a pilot studyPat Taylor
J Rural Health 19:125-34. 2003..Very little is known about the health care safety net in small towns, especially in towns where there is no publicly subsidized safety-net health care...
- Recruiting primary care physicians from abroad: is poaching from low-income countries morally defensible?Amy Hagopian
Ann Fam Med 5:483-5. 2007