Laura Schmidt

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Transforming primary care in the New Orleans safety-net: the patient experience
    Laura A Schmidt
    Philip R Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Med Care 51:158-64. 2013
  2. pmc Advancing recovery: implementing evidence-based treatment for substance use disorders at the systems level
    Laura A Schmidt
    School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 73:413-22. 2012
  3. doi request reprint On the declining health status of welfare caseloads: emerging dilemmas for serving the poor
    Laura A Schmidt
    Philip R Lee Institute of Health Policy Studies, University of California, San Francisco, California 94118, USA
    Soc Work Public Health 26:189-211. 2011
  4. pmc Sources of biased inference in alcohol and drug services research: an instrumental variable approach
    Laura A Schmidt
    Philip R Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies and Department of Anthropology, History and Social Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California 94118, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 73:144-53. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Ethnic disparities in clinical severity and services for alcohol problems: results from the National Alcohol Survey
    Laura A Schmidt
    Institute for Health Policy Studies and the Department of Anthropology, History and Social Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, 3333 California Street, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 31:48-56. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Substance abuse and employment among welfare mothers: from welfare to work and back again?
    Laura Schmidt
    Institute for Health Policy Studies and Department of Anthropology, History and Social Medicine, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94118, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 42:1069-87. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint The role of community services and informal support on five-year drinking trajectories of alcohol dependent and problem drinkers
    Constance Weisner
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, 401 Parnassus Avenue, Box F 0984, San Francisco, California 94143 0984, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 64:862-73. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Unequal treatment: racial and ethnic disparities in alcoholism treatment services
    Laura Schmidt
    Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Alcohol Res Health 29:49-54. 2006
  9. pmc The effects of failing to include hard-to-reach respondents in longitudinal surveys
    Donna H Odierna
    University of California, Berkeley, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:1515-21. 2009
  10. pmc Reconsidering the effects of poverty and social support on health: a 5-year longitudinal test of the stress-buffering hypothesis
    David Moskowitz
    Department of Ambulatory and Preventive Medicine, Alameda County Medical Center, Oakland, CA, USA
    J Urban Health 90:175-84. 2013

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. doi request reprint Transforming primary care in the New Orleans safety-net: the patient experience
    Laura A Schmidt
    Philip R Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Med Care 51:158-64. 2013
    ..However, there are growing questions about whether the changes in clinics promoted by the PCMH model lead to improvements in the patient experience...
  2. pmc Advancing recovery: implementing evidence-based treatment for substance use disorders at the systems level
    Laura A Schmidt
    School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 73:413-22. 2012
    ..A multisite evaluation examined the process and outcomes of Advancing Recovery, a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation initiative to overcome barriers to implementing evidence-based treatments within alcohol and drug treatment systems...
  3. doi request reprint On the declining health status of welfare caseloads: emerging dilemmas for serving the poor
    Laura A Schmidt
    Philip R Lee Institute of Health Policy Studies, University of California, San Francisco, California 94118, USA
    Soc Work Public Health 26:189-211. 2011
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  4. pmc Sources of biased inference in alcohol and drug services research: an instrumental variable approach
    Laura A Schmidt
    Philip R Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies and Department of Anthropology, History and Social Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California 94118, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 73:144-53. 2012
    ..This study examined the potential for biased inference due to endogeneity when using standard approaches for modeling the utilization of alcohol and drug treatment...
  5. ncbi request reprint Ethnic disparities in clinical severity and services for alcohol problems: results from the National Alcohol Survey
    Laura A Schmidt
    Institute for Health Policy Studies and the Department of Anthropology, History and Social Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, 3333 California Street, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 31:48-56. 2007
    ..Prior studies report mixed findings as to the existence of ethnic disparities in alcohol services, with some suggesting that minorities are over-represented in treatment settings...
  6. ncbi request reprint Substance abuse and employment among welfare mothers: from welfare to work and back again?
    Laura Schmidt
    Institute for Health Policy Studies and Department of Anthropology, History and Social Medicine, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94118, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 42:1069-87. 2007
    ..We argue that, if all that is open to welfare mothers are short-lived work assignments, substance use may have little time to impact job retention. Limitations of the study are noted...
  7. ncbi request reprint The role of community services and informal support on five-year drinking trajectories of alcohol dependent and problem drinkers
    Constance Weisner
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, 401 Parnassus Avenue, Box F 0984, San Francisco, California 94143 0984, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 64:862-73. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine how informal support and community services impact the course of alcohol disorders by examining the trajectories of alcohol consumption over 5 years in dependent and problem drinkers...
  8. ncbi request reprint Unequal treatment: racial and ethnic disparities in alcoholism treatment services
    Laura Schmidt
    Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Alcohol Res Health 29:49-54. 2006
    ..Despite these disparities, treatment often appears to be as successful for minority patients as for Whites. More in-depth investigations are needed to understand why outcomes often are similar despite disparities in treatment...
  9. pmc The effects of failing to include hard-to-reach respondents in longitudinal surveys
    Donna H Odierna
    University of California, Berkeley, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:1515-21. 2009
    ..We sought to determine whether failure to locate hard-to-reach respondents in longitudinal studies causes biased and inaccurate study results...
  10. pmc Reconsidering the effects of poverty and social support on health: a 5-year longitudinal test of the stress-buffering hypothesis
    David Moskowitz
    Department of Ambulatory and Preventive Medicine, Alameda County Medical Center, Oakland, CA, USA
    J Urban Health 90:175-84. 2013
    ..Researchers and policymakers should be cautious in overestimating the beneficial effects that social support may have on health for marginalized populations...
  11. pmc Contrasting trajectories of change in primary care clinics: lessons from New Orleans safety net
    Diane R Rittenhouse
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Philip R Lee Institute for Health, Policy Studies, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Ann Fam Med 11:S60-7. 2013
    ..We assessed the general direction of change in practice to discover possible reasons for differences in patterns of change, and to identify impediments to change...
  12. ncbi request reprint Who goes to alcohol and drug treatment? Understanding utilization within the context of insurance
    Constance Weisner
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 63:673-82. 2002
    ..This study assesses the differential roles of demographic characteristics, problem severity, motivational factors and insurance in entrance into alcohol and drug treatment...
  13. ncbi request reprint Changing patterns of addiction and public aid receipt: tracking the unintended consequences of welfare reform
    Laura A Schmidt
    University of California at San Francisco, USA
    J Health Polit Policy Law 31:945-80. 2006
    ..Using ethnographic data, we offer some possible explanations for these findings by placing them in the context of policy change and implementation in the years following welfare reform...
  14. ncbi request reprint Private insurance and the utilization of chemical dependency treatment
    Laura A Schmidt
    Alcohol Research Group, Public Health Institute, Berkeley, CA 94709, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 28:67-76. 2005
    ..Our results concerning Medicare coverage may point to potential problems with making treatment affordable to some problem drinkers outside the private insurance system...
  15. ncbi request reprint Behavioral health problems as barriers to work: results from a 6-year panel study of welfare recipients
    Denise Zabkiewicz
    Alcohol Research Group, 6475 Christie Ave, Suite 400, Emeryville, CA 94608, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 34:168-85. 2007
    ..Welfare-to-work programs should direct interventions towards the unique constellations of problems that recipients face...
  16. pmc Interpersonal violence among women seeking welfare: unraveling lives
    E Anne Lown
    Alcohol Research Group, Berkeley, CA 94709, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:1409-15. 2006
    ..Research has focused on partner violence among women with children on Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), ignoring low-income women without dependent children who are eligible for General Assistance (GA)...

Research Grants9

  1. Alcohol Problems & Service Dynamics after Welfare Reform
    Laura Schmidt; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Finally, the project examines today's enhanced welfare interventions for alcohol and drug treatment as factors that can alter the drinking trajectories and service careers of people on aid. ..
  2. Serving Homeless Welfare Clients With ADM Problems
    Laura Schmidt; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Data from ethnographic observation and interviewing of service providers offer a broader perspective on the organizational challenges to meeting the needs of homeless people on public aid. ..