Philip J Ciampa
Affiliation: Vanderbilt University
- The Association of Acculturation and Health Literacy, Numeracy and Health-Related Skills in Spanish-speaking Caregivers of Young ChildrenPhilip J Ciampa
Departments of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 2525 West End Avenue, Suite 725, Nashville, TN, 37203 1738, USA
J Immigr Minor Health 15:492-8. 2013..Literacy and numeracy skills attenuated the association between acculturation and child health skills. These associations may help to explain some child health disparities in Latino communities...
- Comprehensive knowledge of HIV among women in rural Mozambique: development and validation of the HIV knowledge 27 scalePhilip J Ciampa
Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America
PLoS ONE 7:e48676. 2012..The relationship between HIV knowledge and HIV-related behaviors in settings like Mozambique has been limited by a lack of rigorously validated measures...
- The association among literacy, numeracy, HIV knowledge and health-seeking behavior: a population-based survey of women in rural MozambiquePhilip J Ciampa
Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America
PLoS ONE 7:e39391. 2012..The extent of these associations is unknown in countries like Mozambique, where no rigorously validated literacy and numeracy measures exist...
- Addressing poor retention of infants exposed to HIV: a quality improvement study in rural MozambiquePhilip J Ciampa
Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 60:e46-52. 2012..Early infant diagnosis (EID) is the first step in HIV care, yet 75% of HIV-exposed infants born at 2 hospitals in Mozambique failed to access EID...
- Patient numeracy, perceptions of provider communication, and colorectal cancer screening utilizationPhilip J Ciampa
Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health, Vanderbilt University, 2525 West End Avenue, Nashville, TN37203 1738, USA
J Health Commun 15:157-68. 2010..For individuals with low subjective numeracy, perceiving high quality communication offset the association between low numeracy and underutilization of CRC screening...
- Improving retention in the early infant diagnosis of HIV program in rural Mozambique by better service integrationPhilip J Ciampa
Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 58:115-9. 2011..59 days, P = 0.01) compared with women receiving standard referral. This simple intervention demonstrates benefits gleaned from attention to system improvement through service integration without increasing staff...
- Predictors of successful early infant diagnosis of HIV in a rural district hospital in Zambézia, MozambiqueRebecca E Cook
Vanderbilt University Institute for Global Health, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 56:e104-9. 2011..We sought to identify barriers to follow-up of HIV-exposed infants in rural Zambézia Province, Mozambique...
- Transitioning HIV care and treatment programs in southern Africa to full local managementSten H Vermund
Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
AIDS 26:1303-10. 2012..A tailored nation-by-nation approach is needed for the transition to full local capacitation; donor nation policymakers must ensure that global resources and technical support are not removed prematurely...
- Interventions aimed at decreasing obesity in children younger than 2 years: a systematic reviewPhilip J Ciampa
Program in Effective Health Communication, Department of Internal Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232 8300, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 164:1098-104. 2010..To assess the evidence for interventions designed to prevent or reduce overweight and obesity in children younger than 2 years...