Mitchell D Wong

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Successful schools and risky behaviors among low-income adolescents
    Mitchell D Wong
    University of California Los Angeles, David Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California
    Pediatrics 134:e389-96. 2014
  2. pmc Development and validation of a prediction model for the risk of developing febrile neutropenia in the first cycle of chemotherapy among elderly patients with breast, lung, colorectal, and prostate cancer
    Wylie Hosmer
    David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Support Care Cancer 19:333-41. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Differences in cause-specific mortality between Latino and white adults
    Mitchell D Wong
    UCLA Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, Los Angeles, California 90095 1736, USA
    Med Care 43:1058-62. 2005
  4. pmc The contribution of specific causes of death to sex differences in mortality
    Mitchell D Wong
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, 911 Broxton Ave, Ste 101, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Public Health Rep 121:746-54. 2006
  5. pmc The association between life chaos, health care use, and health status among HIV-infected persons
    Mitchell D Wong
    UCLA Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, University of California, 911 Broxton Avenue, Suite 101, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1286-91. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Racial and ethnic differences in patients' preferences for initial care by specialists
    Mitchell D Wong
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Am J Med 116:613-20. 2004
  7. pmc The contribution of cancer incidence, stage at diagnosis and survival to racial differences in years of life expectancy
    Mitchell D Wong
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:475-81. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Health services utilization for people with HIV infection: comparison of a population targeted for outreach with the U.S. population in care
    William E Cunningham
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Med Care 44:1038-47. 2006
  9. pmc The association of stigma with self-reported access to medical care and antiretroviral therapy adherence in persons living with HIV/AIDS
    Jennifer N Sayles
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California Los Angeles, 911 Broxton Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:1101-8. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Complementary and alternative medicine use among Asian-American subgroups: prevalence, predictors, and lack of relationship to acculturation and access to conventional health care
    An Fu Hsiao
    Center for Health Policy Research, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697 5800, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 12:1003-10. 2006

Research Grants

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Publications30

  1. ncbi request reprint Successful schools and risky behaviors among low-income adolescents
    Mitchell D Wong
    University of California Los Angeles, David Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California
    Pediatrics 134:e389-96. 2014
    ..We examined whether exposure to high-performing schools reduces the rates of risky health behaviors among low-income minority adolescents and whether this is due to better academic performance, peer influence, or other factors...
  2. pmc Development and validation of a prediction model for the risk of developing febrile neutropenia in the first cycle of chemotherapy among elderly patients with breast, lung, colorectal, and prostate cancer
    Wylie Hosmer
    David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Support Care Cancer 19:333-41. 2011
    ..Advanced age is a risk factor for FN; however, little is known about the impact of other factors on the incidence of FN in an older population...
  3. ncbi request reprint Differences in cause-specific mortality between Latino and white adults
    Mitchell D Wong
    UCLA Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, Los Angeles, California 90095 1736, USA
    Med Care 43:1058-62. 2005
    ..Understanding differences in cause-specific mortality between Latinos and whites is important for targeting future public health interventions and research aimed at eliminating health disparities...
  4. pmc The contribution of specific causes of death to sex differences in mortality
    Mitchell D Wong
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, 911 Broxton Ave, Ste 101, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Public Health Rep 121:746-54. 2006
    ..Men have higher mortality rates than women for most causes of death. This study was conducted to determine the contribution of specific causes of death to the sex difference in years of potential life lost (YPLL)...
  5. pmc The association between life chaos, health care use, and health status among HIV-infected persons
    Mitchell D Wong
    UCLA Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, University of California, 911 Broxton Avenue, Suite 101, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1286-91. 2007
    ..Whether having a stable and predictable lifestyle is associated with health care use and health status among HIV patients is unknown...
  6. ncbi request reprint Racial and ethnic differences in patients' preferences for initial care by specialists
    Mitchell D Wong
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Am J Med 116:613-20. 2004
    ..To examine racial and ethnic differences in patients' preferences for initial care by specialists, and to determine whether trust in the physician and health beliefs account for these differences...
  7. pmc The contribution of cancer incidence, stage at diagnosis and survival to racial differences in years of life expectancy
    Mitchell D Wong
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:475-81. 2009
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  8. ncbi request reprint Health services utilization for people with HIV infection: comparison of a population targeted for outreach with the U.S. population in care
    William E Cunningham
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Med Care 44:1038-47. 2006
    ..However, these hard-to-reach groups are important to study because they may be in greatest need of services...
  9. pmc The association of stigma with self-reported access to medical care and antiretroviral therapy adherence in persons living with HIV/AIDS
    Jennifer N Sayles
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California Los Angeles, 911 Broxton Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:1101-8. 2009
    ..The stigma of HIV-infection may profoundly affect the lives of persons living with HIV/AIDS (PLHA). However few studies have examined the association of HIV stigma with multiple components of HIV treatment and care...
  10. ncbi request reprint Complementary and alternative medicine use among Asian-American subgroups: prevalence, predictors, and lack of relationship to acculturation and access to conventional health care
    An Fu Hsiao
    Center for Health Policy Research, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697 5800, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 12:1003-10. 2006
    ..Because of differences in health and cultural beliefs, we also hypothesized that patterns and predictors of CAM use would vary among Asian-American subgroups...
  11. ncbi request reprint Contribution of major diseases to disparities in mortality
    Mitchell D Wong
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles 90095 1736, USA
    N Engl J Med 347:1585-92. 2002
    ..Mortality from all causes is higher for persons with fewer years of education and for blacks, but it is unknown which diseases contribute most to these disparities...
  12. ncbi request reprint The effect of perceived stigma from a health care provider on access to care among a low-income HIV-positive population
    Janni J Kinsler
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 21:584-92. 2007
    ..Interventions are needed to reduce perceived stigma in the health care setting. Educational programs and modeling of nonstigmatizing behavior can teach health care providers to provide unbiased care...
  13. pmc Residential segregation and Latino, black and white mortality in New York City
    Sanae Inagami
    Veterans Affairs, VA Greater Los Angeles Health Care System, Division of General Internal Medicine 111G, 11301 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA, 90073, USA
    J Urban Health 83:406-20. 2006
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  14. pmc Disparities in HIV treatment and physician attitudes about delaying protease inhibitors for nonadherent patients
    Mitchell D Wong
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095 1736, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:366-74. 2004
    ..Current HIV treatment guidelines recommend delaying antiretroviral therapy for nonadherent patients, which some fear may disproportionately affect certain populations and contribute to disparities in care...
  15. pmc Does racial concordance between HIV-positive patients and their physicians affect the time to receipt of protease inhibitors?
    William D King
    UCLA Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, School of Public Health, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1736, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:1146-53. 2004
    ..Why racial disparities in antiretroviral use exist is not completely understood. We examined whether racial concordance (patients and providers having the same race) affects the time of receipt of protease inhibitors...
  16. ncbi request reprint Clinician gender is more important than gender concordance in quality of HIV care
    Mary Sue Beran
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Gend Med 4:72-84. 2007
    ..Less is known about how physician gender and gender concordance affect care for chronic illnesses, including HIV...
  17. ncbi request reprint Complementary and alternative medicine use and substitution for conventional therapy by HIV-infected patients
    An Fu Hsiao
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, 911 Broxton Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1736, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 33:157-65. 2003
    ..HIV-infected patients commonly use complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), but it is not known how often CAM is used as a complement or as a substitute for conventional HIV therapy...
  18. pmc The relationship between expectations for aging and physical activity among older adults
    Catherine A Sarkisian
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, Calif 90095 1687, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:911-5. 2005
    ..New strategies to increase physical activity among sedentary older adults are urgently needed...
  19. pmc State-level variations in racial disparities in life expectancy
    Nazleen Bharmal
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Health Serv Res 47:544-55. 2012
    ..To explore state patterns in the racial life expectancy gap...
  20. ncbi request reprint The association of religiosity with overweight/obese body mass index among Asian Indian immigrants in California
    Nazleen Bharmal
    Department of Medicine, General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA Electronic address
    Prev Med 57:315-21. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the association between religiosity and overweight or obese body mass index among a multi-religious group of Asian Indian immigrants residing in California...
  21. ncbi request reprint Time trends in failure to return for HIV test results
    Janni J Kinsler
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 34:397-400. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine time trends of failure to return for HIV test results among a mobile van population in Los Angeles...
  22. ncbi request reprint The inability to take medications openly at home: does it help explain gender disparities in HAART use?
    Jennifer N Sayles
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 15:173-81. 2006
    ..We examined whether one reason for this disparity is that women are less likely to use HAART when they have difficulty taking HIV medications openly at home...
  23. pmc Factors associated with self-efficacy for condom use and sexual negotiation among South african youth
    Jennifer N Sayles
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1736, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 43:226-33. 2006
    ..To use logistic regression modeling to identify factors associated with high self-efficacy for sexual negotiation and condom use in a sample of South African youth...
  24. doi request reprint Closing the gap between insecticide treated net ownership and use for the prevention of malaria
    Diana G Rickard
    Department of Health Services, University of California Los Angeles, USA
    Prog Community Health Partnersh 5:123-31. 2011
    ..However, use of these nets is poor across sub-Saharan Africa, limiting the potential impact of this effective tool in the fight against malaria...
  25. pmc Physician specialization and antiretroviral therapy for HIV
    Bruce E Landon
    Received from the Division of General Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center BEL and the Department of Health Care Policy BEL, PDC, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:233-41. 2003
    ..The changing nature of HIV care has important implications for the types of physicians that can best care for patients with HIV infection...
  26. ncbi request reprint Living with HIV but without medical care: barriers to engagement
    Carol R Tobias
    Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 21:426-34. 2007
    ..Interventions to engage people in HIV medical care need to address barriers to care through linkages with mental health, substance abuse treatment and support services, and address the health beliefs that deter people from seeking care...
  27. ncbi request reprint Type and pattern of illicit drug use and access to health care services for HIV-infected people
    Nancy L Sohler
    Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education, City College of New York, New York, New York 10031, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 21:S68-76. 2007
    ..We conclude that health care utilization is poorer for people who use illicit drugs than those who do not, and stopping drug use may facilitate improvements in health care utilization and HIV outcomes for this population...
  28. ncbi request reprint Utilization of health care services in hard-to-reach marginalized HIV-infected individuals
    Chinazo O Cunningham
    Montefiore Medical Center Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10467, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 21:177-86. 2007
    ..These findings support HIV multidisciplinary care with marginalized populations. Understanding factors associated with health care utilization is essential for outreach programs to facilitate engagement in HIV care...
  29. ncbi request reprint Predictors and consequences of negative physician attitudes toward HIV-infected injection drug users
    Lin Ding
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:618-23. 2005
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  30. ncbi request reprint Variation in complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use across racial/ethnic groups and the development of ethnic-specific measures of CAM use
    An Fu Hsiao
    UCI Center for Health Policy Research, Irvine, CA 92697 5800, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 12:281-90. 2006
    ....

Research Grants1

  1. Racial and Ethnic Disparities Health Policy Model
    Mitchell Wong; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Finally, we will use the model to predict the impact of selected clinical and policy interventions on the racial disparity in years of potential life lost. ..