Kenneth Wells

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Community-partnered cluster-randomized comparative effectiveness trial of community engagement and planning or resources for services to address depression disparities
    Kenneth B Wells
    RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 28:1268-78. 2013
  2. pmc Community engagement in disaster preparedness and recovery: a tale of two cities--Los Angeles and New Orleans
    Kenneth B Wells
    Center for Health Services and Society, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California, Los Angeles, 10920 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 300, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 36:451-66. 2013
  3. pmc Applying community engagement to disaster planning: developing the vision and design for the Los Angeles County Community Disaster Resilience initiative
    Kenneth B Wells
    Center for Health Services and Society, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:1172-80. 2013
  4. pmc Using a community partnered participatory research approach to implement a randomized controlled trial: planning community partners in care
    Bowen Chung
    RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CA 90509, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 21:780-95. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Quality improvement for depression in primary care: do patients with subthreshold depression benefit in the long run?
    Kenneth Wells
    RAND Corporation, 1700 Main St, P O Box 2138, Santa Monica, CA 90407 2138, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 162:1149-57. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Effects of primary care depression treatment on minority patients' clinical status and employment
    Jeanne Miranda
    Health Services Research Center, University of California, Los Angeles Neuropsychiatric Institute, 90024, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 61:827-34. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Work through the valley: do
    Loretta Jones
    Healthy African American Families II HAAF, Los Angeles, CA 90008, USA
    Ethn Dis 19:S6-39-46. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Celebrate victory
    Loretta Jones
    Healthy African American Families II HAAF, Los Angeles, CA 90008, USA
    Ethn Dis 19:S6-59-71. 2009
  9. pmc Clinical and subthreshold panic disorder
    Alexander Bystritsky
    The Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095 8346, USA
    Depress Anxiety 27:381-9. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Work through the valley: evaluate
    Kenneth Wells
    Healthy African American Families II HAAF, Los Angeles, CA 90008, USA
    Ethn Dis 19:S6-47-58. 2009

Research Grants

  1. COMMUNITY PARTNERS IN CARE
    Kenneth B Wells; Fiscal Year: 2010
  2. COMMUNITY PARTNERS IN CARE
    Kenneth Wells; Fiscal Year: 2009
  3. PATHWAYS TO OVERCOMING DISPARITIES IN DEPRESSION
    Kenneth Wells; Fiscal Year: 2007
  4. PATHWAYS TO OVERCOMING DISPARITIES IN DEPRESSION
    Kenneth Wells; Fiscal Year: 2006
  5. PATHWAYS TO OVERCOMING DISPARITIES IN DEPRESSION
    Kenneth Wells; Fiscal Year: 2005
  6. PATHWAYS TO OVERCOMING DISPARITIES IN DEPRESSION
    Kenneth Wells; Fiscal Year: 2004
  7. OUTCOMES OF QUALITY IMPROVEMENT IN DEPRESSION
    Kenneth Wells; Fiscal Year: 2003
  8. COMMUNITY PARTNERS IN CARE
    Kenneth Wells; Fiscal Year: 2009
  9. COMMUNITY PARTNERS IN CARE
    Kenneth Wells; Fiscal Year: 2009
  10. OUTCOMES OF QUALITY IMPROVEMENT IN DEPRESSION
    Kenneth Wells; Fiscal Year: 2002

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. pmc Community-partnered cluster-randomized comparative effectiveness trial of community engagement and planning or resources for services to address depression disparities
    Kenneth B Wells
    RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 28:1268-78. 2013
    ..Little is known about effects on client outcomes of strategies to implement depression QI across diverse sectors...
  2. pmc Community engagement in disaster preparedness and recovery: a tale of two cities--Los Angeles and New Orleans
    Kenneth B Wells
    Center for Health Services and Society, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California, Los Angeles, 10920 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 300, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 36:451-66. 2013
    ....
  3. pmc Applying community engagement to disaster planning: developing the vision and design for the Los Angeles County Community Disaster Resilience initiative
    Kenneth B Wells
    Center for Health Services and Society, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:1172-80. 2013
    ..A CR toolkit and demonstration comparing its implementation with individual preparedness were codeveloped. Community-partnered participatory research was a useful framework to plan a CR initiative through knowledge exchange...
  4. pmc Using a community partnered participatory research approach to implement a randomized controlled trial: planning community partners in care
    Bowen Chung
    RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CA 90509, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 21:780-95. 2010
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Quality improvement for depression in primary care: do patients with subthreshold depression benefit in the long run?
    Kenneth Wells
    RAND Corporation, 1700 Main St, P O Box 2138, Santa Monica, CA 90407 2138, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 162:1149-57. 2005
    ..The authors examined 57-month effects of quality improvement on clinical outcomes and mental health care utilization of primary care patients with depressive disorder and subthreshold depression...
  6. ncbi request reprint Effects of primary care depression treatment on minority patients' clinical status and employment
    Jeanne Miranda
    Health Services Research Center, University of California, Los Angeles Neuropsychiatric Institute, 90024, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 61:827-34. 2004
    ..The response of ethnic minorities to mental health care is largely unstudied...
  7. ncbi request reprint Work through the valley: do
    Loretta Jones
    Healthy African American Families II HAAF, Los Angeles, CA 90008, USA
    Ethn Dis 19:S6-39-46. 2009
    ..This article provides detailed recommendations for conducting meetings, completing assignments, and running events as the main body of work...
  8. ncbi request reprint Celebrate victory
    Loretta Jones
    Healthy African American Families II HAAF, Los Angeles, CA 90008, USA
    Ethn Dis 19:S6-59-71. 2009
    ....
  9. pmc Clinical and subthreshold panic disorder
    Alexander Bystritsky
    The Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095 8346, USA
    Depress Anxiety 27:381-9. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to add to the accumulating evidence of significant comorbidity and disability associated with subthreshold PD...
  10. ncbi request reprint Work through the valley: evaluate
    Kenneth Wells
    Healthy African American Families II HAAF, Los Angeles, CA 90008, USA
    Ethn Dis 19:S6-47-58. 2009
    ..It outlines 10 steps to partnered evaluation, and concludes by emphasizing the importance of asset-based evaluation that builds capacity for the community and the partnership...
  11. pmc Promoting mental health recovery after hurricanes Katrina and Rita: what can be done at what cost
    Michael Schoenbaum
    RAND Corporation, Arlington, Virginia, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 66:906-14. 2009
    ..Concerns about mental health recovery persist after the 2005 Gulf storms. We propose a recovery model and estimate costs and outcomes...
  12. pmc How quality improvement interventions for depression affect stigma concerns over time: a nine-year follow-up study
    Ruth Klap
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, 10920 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 300, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:258-61. 2009
    ..This study examined the long-term impact on stigma concerns of two quality improvement (QI) interventions for depression in primary care...
  13. ncbi request reprint The vision, valley, and victory of community engagement
    Loretta Jones
    Healthy African American Families II HAAF, Los Angeles, CA 90008, USA
    Ethn Dis 19:S6-3-7. 2009
    ..The three stages of CPPR (Vision, Valley and Victory) are reviewed, along with the organization and purpose of the guidebook presented as articles in this issue...
  14. ncbi request reprint Bridging community intervention and mental health services research
    Kenneth Wells
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 161:955-63. 2004
    ..This article explores the potential of community intervention perspectives for increasing the relevance, reach, and public health impact of mental health services research...
  15. ncbi request reprint Strategies for academic and clinician engagement in community-participatory partnered research
    Loretta Jones
    Healthy African American Families, Los Angeles, and Charles R Drew University, University of Medicine and Science, Lynwood, Calif, USA
    JAMA 297:407-10. 2007
  16. ncbi request reprint Innovative approaches to obtaining community feedback in the Witness for Wellness experience
    Kavita K Patel
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Neuropsychiatric Institute, Health Services Research Center, University of California at Los Angeles, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:S35-42. 2006
    ..These innovative approaches should incorporate the core principles of CBPR, including equity and co-learning. Additionally, the methods should be culturally appropriate and inclusive of the community and academic partners...
  17. pmc Screening for domestic violence among adult women in the United States
    Ruth Klap
    Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:579-84. 2007
    ..Domestic violence is a problem frequently encountered in health care settings and a risk factor for physical and mental health problems...
  18. ncbi request reprint Gender patterns in cost effectiveness of quality improvement for depression: results of a randomized, controlled trial
    Michael Schoenbaum
    RAND Corporation, 1200 South Hayes Street, Arlington, VA 22202 5050, USA
    J Affect Disord 87:319-25. 2005
    ..Little is known about gender differences in the costs and outcomes of primary care quality improvement strategies for depression...
  19. ncbi request reprint How does the persistence of depression influence the continuity and type of health insurance and coverage limits on mental health therapy?
    Anthony Masaquel
    Department of Health Services, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Ment Health Policy Econ 10:133-44. 2007
    ..To determine the structural effect of the persistence of depression on continuity and type of health insurance and coverage limits on mental health therapy...
  20. doi request reprint Implementing psychological first-aid training for medical reserve corps volunteers
    Anita Chandra
    RAND Corporation, Arlington, Virginia, University of California, Los Angeles, California
    Disaster Med Public Health Prep 8:95-100. 2014
    ..Data have been limited on the uptake of PFA training in surge responders (eg, MRC) who are critical to community response...
  21. ncbi request reprint Obstacles and opportunities in providing mental health services through a faith-based network in Los Angeles
    Emily Dossett
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, UCLA, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 56:206-8. 2005
    ..Barriers to providing mental health services included limited professional training, reluctance to partner with government programs, and financial and staffing limitations...
  22. ncbi request reprint Five-year impact of quality improvement for depression: results of a group-level randomized controlled trial
    Kenneth Wells
    Health Program, RAND, Santa Monica, CA 90407 2138, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 61:378-86. 2004
    ..Quality improvement (QI) programs for depressed primary care patients can improve health outcomes for 6 to 28 months; effects for longer than 28 months are unknown...
  23. ncbi request reprint Processes and outcomes of substance abuse treatment between two programs for clients insured under managed care
    Donna McNeese-Smith
    University of California at Los Angeles School of Nursing, Los Angeles, California 90095 6917, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 33:439-46. 2007
    ..Intensity, as seen in the RT program, rather than duration, was more effective in substance use reduction and treatment completion...

Research Grants13

  1. COMMUNITY PARTNERS IN CARE
    Kenneth B Wells; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The project investigators and community leaders represent diverse clinical and social science disciplines. The project is conducted, overall, under a community participatory partnered approach. ..
  2. COMMUNITY PARTNERS IN CARE
    Kenneth Wells; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The project investigators and community leaders represent diverse clinical and social science disciplines. The project is conducted, overall, under a community participatory partnered approach. ..
  3. PATHWAYS TO OVERCOMING DISPARITIES IN DEPRESSION
    Kenneth Wells; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The continuation application uses mixed methods and the investigators are an interdisciplinary team of clinicians, anthropologists, sociologists, statisticians, and cultural experts. ..
  4. PATHWAYS TO OVERCOMING DISPARITIES IN DEPRESSION
    Kenneth Wells; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The continuation application uses mixed methods and the investigators are an interdisciplinary team of clinicians, anthropologists, sociologists, statisticians, and cultural experts. ..
  5. PATHWAYS TO OVERCOMING DISPARITIES IN DEPRESSION
    Kenneth Wells; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The continuation application uses mixed methods and the investigators are an interdisciplinary team of clinicians, anthropologists, sociologists, statisticians, and cultural experts. ..
  6. PATHWAYS TO OVERCOMING DISPARITIES IN DEPRESSION
    Kenneth Wells; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The continuation application uses mixed methods and the investigators are an interdisciplinary team of clinicians, anthropologists, sociologists, statisticians, and cultural experts. ..
  7. OUTCOMES OF QUALITY IMPROVEMENT IN DEPRESSION
    Kenneth Wells; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The proposed analyses are a mix of experimental (intent-to- treat) and observational (instrumental variables, structural modeling, decision analysis) analyses. The interdisciplinary investigator team fielded the parent study. ..
  8. COMMUNITY PARTNERS IN CARE
    Kenneth Wells; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The addition of a third full community, subanalyses of intervention effects within communities, and richer implementation analyses also increase potential relevance and usefulness to other communities. ..
  9. COMMUNITY PARTNERS IN CARE
    Kenneth Wells; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The project investigators and community leaders represent diverse clinical and social science disciplines. The project is conducted, overall, under a community participatory partnered approach. ..
  10. OUTCOMES OF QUALITY IMPROVEMENT IN DEPRESSION
    Kenneth Wells; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The proposed analyses are a mix of experimental (intent-to- treat) and observational (instrumental variables, structural modeling, decision analysis) analyses. The interdisciplinary investigator team fielded the parent study. ..
  11. OUTCOMES OF QUALITY IMPROVEMENT IN DEPRESSION
    Kenneth Wells; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The proposed analyses are a mix of experimental (intent-to- treat) and observational (instrumental variables, structural modeling, decision analysis) analyses. The interdisciplinary investigator team fielded the parent study. ..