Harold A Pollack

Summary

Affiliation: University of Chicago
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Health policy and the community safety net for individuals with intellectual disability
    Harold A Pollack
    University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration, 969 East 60th Street, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Dev Disabil Res Rev 17:44-51. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Changes in the timing of SIDS deaths in 1989 and 1999: indirect evidence of low homicide prevalence among reported cases
    Harold A Pollack
    University of Chicago School of Social Science Administration, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 20:2-13. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Outpatient substance abuse treatment and HIV prevention: an update
    Harold A Pollack
    University of Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 30:39-47. 2006
  4. pmc Welfare receipt and substance-abuse treatment among low-income mothers: the impact of welfare reform
    Harold A Pollack
    University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:2024-31. 2006
  5. pmc Emergency department use among Michigan children with special health care needs: an introductory study
    Harold A Pollack
    School of Social Service Administration, 969 East 60th Street, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Health Serv Res 39:665-92. 2004
  6. doi request reprint Evidence of things unseen: causality and confounding in path models of youth substance use
    Harold A Pollack
    University of Chicago, IL, USA
    Addiction 103:320-1. 2008
  7. pmc Dosage patterns in methadone treatment: results from a national survey, 1988-2005
    Harold A Pollack
    Center for Health Administration Studies, University of Chicago, 969 East 60th St, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Health Serv Res 43:2143-63. 2008
  8. pmc Dental examinations as an untapped opportunity to provide HIV testing for high-risk individuals
    Harold A Pollack
    School of Social Service Administration, Center for Health Administration Studies, University of Chicago, 969 East 60th St, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:88-9. 2010
  9. pmc High-risk pools for the sick and uninsured under health reform: too little and thus too late
    Harold A Pollack
    School of Social Service Administration, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:91-4. 2011
  10. doi request reprint HIV testing and counseling in the nation's outpatient substance abuse treatment system, 1995-2005
    Harold A Pollack
    University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 38:307-16. 2010

Detail Information

Publications33

  1. ncbi request reprint Health policy and the community safety net for individuals with intellectual disability
    Harold A Pollack
    University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration, 969 East 60th Street, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Dev Disabil Res Rev 17:44-51. 2011
    ..Controlling for local conditions, politically conservative states enacted deeper cuts and spent a smaller fraction of state income on intellectual disability services than other states...
  2. ncbi request reprint Changes in the timing of SIDS deaths in 1989 and 1999: indirect evidence of low homicide prevalence among reported cases
    Harold A Pollack
    University of Chicago School of Social Science Administration, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 20:2-13. 2006
    ..5, P = 0.12). The stable age-at-death distribution of reported SIDS cases between 1989 and 1999 suggests that covert homicides are a small fraction of reported SIDS cases...
  3. ncbi request reprint Outpatient substance abuse treatment and HIV prevention: an update
    Harold A Pollack
    University of Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 30:39-47. 2006
    ..In conclusion, HIV testing and counseling widely proliferated in OSAT care. However, OSAT units remain less likely to offer HIV community outreach services...
  4. pmc Welfare receipt and substance-abuse treatment among low-income mothers: the impact of welfare reform
    Harold A Pollack
    University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:2024-31. 2006
    ..We explored changing relations between substance use, welfare receipt, and substance-abuse treatment among low-income mothers before and after welfare reform...
  5. pmc Emergency department use among Michigan children with special health care needs: an introductory study
    Harold A Pollack
    School of Social Service Administration, 969 East 60th Street, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Health Serv Res 39:665-92. 2004
    ..To describe patterns of emergency department (ED) use among children dual-enrolled in Medicaid and Michigan's Children's Special Health Care Services (CSHCS)...
  6. doi request reprint Evidence of things unseen: causality and confounding in path models of youth substance use
    Harold A Pollack
    University of Chicago, IL, USA
    Addiction 103:320-1. 2008
  7. pmc Dosage patterns in methadone treatment: results from a national survey, 1988-2005
    Harold A Pollack
    Center for Health Administration Studies, University of Chicago, 969 East 60th St, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Health Serv Res 43:2143-63. 2008
    ..To examine the extent to which U.S. methadone maintenance facilities meet established standards for minimum dosages, 1988-2005...
  8. pmc Dental examinations as an untapped opportunity to provide HIV testing for high-risk individuals
    Harold A Pollack
    School of Social Service Administration, Center for Health Administration Studies, University of Chicago, 969 East 60th St, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:88-9. 2010
    ..Three quarters of these people have seen a dentist within the past 2 years. Dental care offers opportunities to serve at-risk individuals who are otherwise unlikely to be tested or to receive preventive care services...
  9. pmc High-risk pools for the sick and uninsured under health reform: too little and thus too late
    Harold A Pollack
    School of Social Service Administration, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:91-4. 2011
    ..To provide adequate health care for uninsured individuals with chronic diseases, the federal PCIP appropriations would need to be many times higher than either Democrats or Republicans have proposed...
  10. doi request reprint HIV testing and counseling in the nation's outpatient substance abuse treatment system, 1995-2005
    Harold A Pollack
    University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 38:307-16. 2010
    ..Adoption of formal intake procedures may provide one vehicle to increase provision of C&T services...
  11. pmc Dentists' Willingness to Provide Expanded HIV Screening in Oral Health Care Settings: Results From a Nationally Representative Survey
    Harold A Pollack
    Harold A Pollack is with the School of Social Service Administration, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL At the time of the study, Margaret Pereyra, Richard Singer, and Lisa R Metsch were with the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, and Shari Messinger was with the Department of Public Health Sciences, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL Carrigan L Parish is with the Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY At the time of the study, Stephen Abel was with Nova Southeastern College of Dental Medicine, Fort Lauderdale, FL Carol Kunzel is with the Division of Behavioral Science, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, New York, NY At the time of the study, Barbara Greenberg was with the Departments of Diagnostic Sciences and Community Health, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark Barbara Gerbert is with the Center for Health Improvement and Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco Michael Glick is with the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine, Buffalo, NY
    Am J Public Health 104:872-80. 2014
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  12. ncbi request reprint The impact of managed care enrollment on emergency department use among children with special health care needs
    Harold A Pollack
    University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration, USA
    Med Care 45:139-45. 2007
    ..A few states have applied managed care models to the care of chronically ill children. One marker for the effects of managed care is changes in use of the emergency department (ED)...
  13. pmc Insurer views on reimbursement of preventive services in the dental setting: results from a qualitative study
    Rebecca T Feinstein-Winitzer
    Rebecca T Feinstein Winitzer and Harold A Pollack are with the School of Social Service Administration, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL Carrigan L Parish, Margaret R Pereyra, and Lisa R Metsch are with the Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY Stephen N Abel is with the School of Dental Medicine, University of Buffalo, NY
    Am J Public Health 104:881-7. 2014
    ..Conclusions. The dental setting is a promising venue for preventive screenings, and addressing barriers to insurance reimbursement for such services is a key challenge for public health policy. ..
  14. doi request reprint HIV screening programs in US emergency departments: a cross-site comparison of structure, process, and outcomes
    Gretchen Williams Torres
    Harris School of Public Policy Studies, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 58:S104-13. 2011
    ..We present findings from a multisite evaluation that systematically compares HIV screening programs in 6 emergency departments (EDs)...
  15. ncbi request reprint "Compassionate coercion": factors associated with court-mandated drug and alcohol treatment in pregnancy 1994-2005
    Mishka Terplan
    From the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology MT, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology EJS, MJK and Sociology MJK, School of Social Service Administration HAP, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
    J Addict Med 4:147-52. 2010
    ..To describe trends in court-mandated treatment in pregnancy. In particular, to determine whether pregnant women who enter treatment via the criminal justice system differ from women who enter voluntarily...
  16. pmc Observed patterns of illicit opiate overdose deaths in Chicago, 1999-2003
    Greg Scott
    Department of Sociology, Egan Urban Center, DePaul University, 990 W Fullerton Ave, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    J Urban Health 84:292-306. 2007
    ..In summary, illicit opiate OD in Chicago peaked in 2000 and markedly declined by 2003. Opiate OD continues to pose a major threat of mortality to Chicago adults...
  17. pmc Social costs of robbery and the cost-effectiveness of substance abuse treatment
    Anirban Basu
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Center for Health and the Social Sciences, University of Chicago, 969 East 60th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Health Econ 17:927-46. 2008
    ..Conventional wisdom posits the economic benefits of SAT. We find that SAT is even more beneficial than is commonly assumed...
  18. doi request reprint Methamphetamine use among pregnant women
    Mishka Terplan
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 113:1285-91. 2009
    ..To estimate trends in the prevalence of methamphetamine treatment during pregnancy in the United States...
  19. ncbi request reprint Health insurance and access to care among welfare leavers
    Sheldon Danziger
    National Poverty Research Center at the Gerald R Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan, USA
    Inquiry 45:184-97. 2008
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  20. pmc Decrease in the prevalence of environmental tobacco smoke exposure in the home during the 1990s in families with children
    Soheil Soliman
    University of Michigan School of Public Health, Department of Health Management and Policy, Ann Arbor, 48109, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:314-20. 2004
    ..This study explored correlates with and changes in the prevalence of environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) exposure of children in the home...
  21. ncbi request reprint Drug testing welfare recipients--false positives, false negatives, unanticipated opportunities
    Harold A Pollack
    Department of Health Management and Policy University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Womens Health Issues 12:23-31. 2002
    ..Screening and assessment programs should distinguish use from dependence, and should also identify alcohol dependence and psychiatric disorders. States should provide a range of treatment services to address these concerns...
  22. pmc Housing instability among current and former welfare recipients
    Robin Phinney
    Gerald R Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:832-7. 2007
    ..We examined correlates of eviction and homelessness among current and former welfare recipients from 1997 to 2003 in an urban Michigan community...
  23. pmc Welfare reform and substance abuse
    Lisa R Metsch
    University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL 3316, USA
    Milbank Q 83:65-99. 2005
    ..This article summarizes current research findings and examines implications for welfare reform reauthorization...
  24. ncbi request reprint Political economy of youth smoking regulation
    Harold A Pollack
    Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 109 Observatory, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Addiction 98:123-38. 2003
    ..The essay concludes by considering the Master Settlement Agreement, whose detailed implementation remains uncertain after the election of the Bush administration...
  25. pmc The impact of needle exchange-based health services on emergency department use
    Harold A Pollack
    School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 2029, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:341-8. 2002
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Infant sleep placement after the back to sleep campaign
    Harold A Pollack
    Department of Health Mangement and Policy, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2029, USA
    Pediatrics 109:608-14. 2002
    ..Using survey data for the 1996-1998 birth cohorts, this epidemiologic study examines infant sleep position in a large, population-based sample...
  27. ncbi request reprint Changes in methadone treatment practices: results from a national panel study, 1988-2000
    Thomas D'Aunno
    INSEAD, Boulevard de Constance, 77305 Fontainebleau Cedex, France
    JAMA 288:850-6. 2002
    ..Effective treatment for heroin users is critical given the upsurge in heroin use and the continued role of injection drug use in the human immunodeficiency virus and hepatitis C epidemics...
  28. ncbi request reprint Social marginalization of overweight children
    Richard S Strauss
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine, New Brunswick, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:746-52. 2003
    ..Although the correlation among overweight, low self-esteem, and depression is well known, social isolation among overweight children and adolescents has not been studied...
  29. ncbi request reprint Health policy approaches to population health: the limits of medicalization
    Paula M Lantz
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:1253-7. 2007
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  30. ncbi request reprint A birth records analysis of the Maternal Infant Health Advocate Service program: a paraprofessional intervention aimed at addressing infant mortality in African Americans
    Haslyn E R Hunte
    University of Michigan, School of Public Health Genesee County Health Department, Flint, Michigan 48502, USA
    Ethn Dis 14:S102-7. 2004
    ..Based on this analysis, the MIHAS intervention may have brought its clients "up to par" with the general community on several birth outcomes...
  31. ncbi request reprint The implications of recent findings on the link between cannabis and psychosis
    Harold A Pollack
    Addiction 102:173-6. 2007
  32. ncbi request reprint Duration of nonmethadone outpatient treatment: results from a national survey
    Peter D Friedmann
    Providence Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brown University School of Medicine and Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Subst Abus 27:47-53. 2006
    ..This study examined organizational trends from 1990 to 2000 and unit characteristics associated with the duration of nonmethadone outpatient addiction treatment...
  33. ncbi request reprint Fact, fiction, and fairness: resource allocation under the Ryan White CARE Act
    Erika G Martin
    Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:1103-12. 2006
    ..Other state characteristics, such as poverty rates or racial/ethnic diversity, play a much smaller role...