medically underserved area

Summary

Summary: A geographic location which has insufficient health resources (manpower and/or facilities) to meet the medical needs of the resident population.

Top Publications

  1. pmc Financial incentives for return of service in underserved areas: a systematic review
    Till Barnighausen
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Mtubatuba, South Africa
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:86. 2009
  2. pmc Staffing remote rural areas in middle- and low-income countries: a literature review of attraction and retention
    Uta Lehmann
    School of Public Health, University of the Western Cape, Bellville 7535, South Africa
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:19. 2008
  3. pmc Higher physician density is associated with lower incidence of late-stage colorectal cancer
    Ashwin N Ananthakrishnan
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin, 9200 W Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:1164-71. 2010
  4. pmc [Incentives to attract and retain the health workforce in rural areas of Peru: a qualitative study]
    Luis Huicho
    Facultad de Medicina Alberto Hurtado, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru
    Cad Saude Publica 28:729-39. 2012
  5. pmc Nature of association between rural background and practice location: a comparison of general practitioners and specialists
    Matthew R McGrail
    Monash University, Gippsland Medical School, Northways Road, Churchill, Victoria 3825, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:63. 2011
  6. ncbi Factors in recruiting and retaining health professionals for rural practice
    Zina M Daniels
    Physical Therapy Program, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, NM 87131 0001, USA
    J Rural Health 23:62-71. 2007
  7. pmc The geographic distribution of physicians revisited
    Meredith B Rosenthal
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:1931-52. 2005
  8. ncbi The role of medical education in the recruitment and retention of rural physicians
    Vernon Curran
    Centre for Collaborative Health Professional Education, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Canada
    Med Teach 26:265-72. 2004
  9. ncbi Student-run health clinic: novel arena to educate medical students on systems-based practice
    Yasmin S Meah
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Mt Sinai J Med 76:344-56. 2009
  10. pmc The effects of a regional telepathology project: a study protocol
    Marie Claude Trudel
    HEC Montreal, 3000, Cote Ste Catherine Road, Montreal, Canada, H3T 2A7
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:64. 2012

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  1. pmc Financial incentives for return of service in underserved areas: a systematic review
    Till Barnighausen
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Mtubatuba, South Africa
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:86. 2009
    ..Financial incentives for return of service are intended to alleviate health worker shortages: A (future) health worker enters into a contract to work for a number of years in an underserved area in exchange for a financial pay-off...
  2. pmc Staffing remote rural areas in middle- and low-income countries: a literature review of attraction and retention
    Uta Lehmann
    School of Public Health, University of the Western Cape, Bellville 7535, South Africa
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:19. 2008
    ..It is the aim of this review article to explore the links between attraction and retention factors and strategies, with a particular focus on the organisational diversity and location of decision-making...
  3. pmc Higher physician density is associated with lower incidence of late-stage colorectal cancer
    Ashwin N Ananthakrishnan
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin, 9200 W Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:1164-71. 2010
    ..Routine screening decreases incidence and mortality; however rates of screening remain low. Physician recommendation is a key determinant of screening rates; thus, physician availability may also influence CRC incidence and mortality...
  4. pmc [Incentives to attract and retain the health workforce in rural areas of Peru: a qualitative study]
    Luis Huicho
    Facultad de Medicina Alberto Hurtado, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru
    Cad Saude Publica 28:729-39. 2012
    ..However, there are also singularities to be considered when designing specific strategies. Public initiatives thus need to be monitored and evaluated closely in order to ensure the intended impact...
  5. pmc Nature of association between rural background and practice location: a comparison of general practitioners and specialists
    Matthew R McGrail
    Monash University, Gippsland Medical School, Northways Road, Churchill, Victoria 3825, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:63. 2011
    ..This paper aims to investigate in detail the nature of the association between rural background and practice location of Australian general practitioners (GPs) and specialists..
  6. ncbi Factors in recruiting and retaining health professionals for rural practice
    Zina M Daniels
    Physical Therapy Program, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, NM 87131 0001, USA
    J Rural Health 23:62-71. 2007
    ..Rural communities, often with complex health care issues, have difficulty creating and sustaining an adequate health professional workforce...
  7. pmc The geographic distribution of physicians revisited
    Meredith B Rosenthal
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:1931-52. 2005
    ..While there is debate over whether the U.S. is training too many physicians, many seem to agree that physicians are geographically maldistributed, with too few in rural areas...
  8. ncbi The role of medical education in the recruitment and retention of rural physicians
    Vernon Curran
    Centre for Collaborative Health Professional Education, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Canada
    Med Teach 26:265-72. 2004
    ..The purpose of this paper is to elaborate on some of the key strategies that have been identified in the literature...
  9. ncbi Student-run health clinic: novel arena to educate medical students on systems-based practice
    Yasmin S Meah
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Mt Sinai J Med 76:344-56. 2009
    ....
  10. pmc The effects of a regional telepathology project: a study protocol
    Marie Claude Trudel
    HEC Montreal, 3000, Cote Ste Catherine Road, Montreal, Canada, H3T 2A7
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:64. 2012
    ..The telepathology project involves 17 hospitals located in five regions of eastern Quebec, Canada. This paper describes the study protocol that will be used to evaluate the benefits associated with the project...
  11. doi The relationship between entering medical students' backgrounds and career plans and their rural practice outcomes three decades later
    Howard K Rabinowitz
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    Acad Med 87:493-7. 2012
    ..This study analyzed the relationship between the backgrounds and future career plans of entering medical students and their rural practice outcomes...
  12. ncbi Using the theory of reasoned action to model retention in rural primary care physicians
    Thomas Hugh Feeley
    Dept of Family Medicine, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, 462 Grider St, CC Building, Buffalo, NY 14215, USA
    J Rural Health 19:245-51. 2003
    ..Much research attention has focused on medical students', residents', and physicians' decisions to join a rural practice, but far fewer studies have examined retention of rural primary care physicians...
  13. ncbi Addressing health care needs of the Latino community: one medical school's approach
    Alberto Manetta
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Epidemiology, University of California Irvine School of Medicine, Irvine, CA 92697 4089, USA
    Acad Med 82:1145-51. 2007
    ..As medical schools prepare to increase their output, programs like PRIME-LC that address society's special needs deserve serious consideration...
  14. ncbi The WAMI Program: 25 years later
    M Roy Schwarz
    China Medical Board of New York, NY 10017, USA
    Med Teach 26:211-4. 2004
    ..7% returned home to practice. This paper reports on some lessons learned and speculates whether the WAMI program can keep pace with the rapid changes in medical education...
  15. ncbi Assessing spatial and nonspatial factors for healthcare access: towards an integrated approach to defining health professional shortage areas
    Fahui Wang
    Department of Geography, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL 60115 2854, USA
    Health Place 11:131-46. 2005
    ..The research is intended to develop an integrated approach for defining Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSA) that may help the US Department of Health and Human Services and state health departments improve HPSA designation...
  16. pmc The role of public clinics in preventable hospitalizations among vulnerable populations
    A J Epstein
    Health Care Systems Department, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Health Serv Res 36:405-20. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: The availability of public ambulatory clinics is associated with better access to primary care among low-income and elderly populations...
  17. ncbi Efficiency of clinical training at the Northern Territory Clinical School: placement length and rate of return for internship
    Anna McDonnel Smedts
    Northern Territory Clinical School, Flinders University, Darwin, NT, Australia
    Med J Aust 189:166-8. 2008
    ..To investigate the effect of duration of clinical training placements in the Northern Territory on rate of return of medical students for an internship in the NT...
  18. pmc Who is caring for the underserved? A comparison of primary care physicians and nonphysician clinicians in California and Washington
    Kevin Grumbach
    Center for California Health Workforce Studies, University of California, San Francisco, Calif, USA
    Ann Fam Med 1:97-104. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to compare the geographic distribution and patient populations of physician and nonphysician primary care clinicians...
  19. pmc A multilevel study of the determinants of area-level inequalities in colorectal cancer survival
    Peter D Baade
    Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, Cancer Council Queensland, PO Box 201, Spring Hill QLD 4004, Australia
    BMC Cancer 10:24. 2010
    ..At present we know very little about the reasons for these inequalities, hence our capacity to intervene to reduce the inequalities is limited...
  20. ncbi Work of female rural doctors
    Jo Wainer
    Monash University School of Rural Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 12:49-53. 2004
    ..To identify the impact of family life on the ways women practice rural medicine and the changes needed to attract women to rural practice...
  21. ncbi Using navigators to improve care of underserved patients: current practices and approaches
    Daniel Dohan
    Institute for Health Policy Studies and Department of Anthropology, History, and Social Medicine, University of California San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Cancer 104:848-55. 2005
    ..In this report, the authors have 1) defined patient navigation, distinguishing it from other cancer support services; 2) described how programs are organized; and 3) discussed the need for research on program effectiveness...
  22. ncbi Does exposure to medically underserved areas during training influence eventual choice of practice location?
    Laura A Tavernier
    Department of Family Medicine, Department of Preventive Medicine, The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee 38163, USA
    Med Educ 37:299-304. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study is to identify whether early exposure(s) to medically underserved settings prior to medical school is associated with eventual choice of practice location...
  23. ncbi Where is the evidence that rural exposure increases uptake of rural medical practice?
    Geetha Ranmuthugala
    Monash University, School of Rural Health, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 15:285-8. 2007
    ....
  24. ncbi Obstetric fistula admissions at Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kumasi, Ghana
    K A Danso
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medical Sciences, College of Health Sciences, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana kadanso1443 yahoo com
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 99:S69-70. 2007
  25. ncbi Physician scarcity is a predictor of further scarcity in US, and a predictor of concentration in Japan
    Masatoshi Matsumoto
    Division of Community and Family Medicine, Centre for Community Medicine, Jichi Medical University, 3311 1 Yakushiji, Shimotsuke, Tochigi 329 0498, Japan
    Health Policy 95:129-36. 2010
    ..To assess the effects of geographic diffusion of physicians from medically oversupplied toward undersupplied areas driven by economic competition among physicians and political interventions in Japan and US...
  26. ncbi The effect of information technology on the physician workforce and health care in isolated communities: the Canadian picture
    M Watanabe
    Health Telematics Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Canada
    J Telemed Telecare 5:S11-9. 1999
    ..The responses confirmed observations in the literature that telemedicine has positive outcomes for the workforce...
  27. doi [Approaches to reduce shortage of general practitioners in rural areas--results of an online survey of trainee doctors]
    J Steinhäuser
    Abteilung Allgemeinmedizin und Versorgungsforschung, Universitatsklinikum Heidelberg
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 136:1715-9. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was, to survey the willingness of trainee doctors to work in or open a general practice, as well as their expectations and plans concerning future work as a GP in a rural area...
  28. pmc Impact of Title VII training programs on community health center staffing and national health service corps participation
    Diane R Rittenhouse
    Department of Family and Community Medicine and Center for California Health Workforce Studies, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0900, USA
    Ann Fam Med 6:397-405. 2008
    ....
  29. pmc An FQHC Research Network in Oral Health: enhancing the workforce and reducing disparities
    Christine A Riedy
    Northwest Alaska Center to Reduce Oral Health Disparities, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 7475, USA
    Public Health Rep 122:592-601. 2007
    ..It argues that strengthening FQHCs through involvement of their dental staff in clinical research may enhance their jobs, draw staff closer to the community, and strengthen their ability to reduce health disparities...
  30. ncbi Southern Rural Access Program: an overview
    Michael Beachler
    Penn State College of Medicine, Suite 5301, 600 Centerview Dr, Hershey, PA 17033 0855, USA
    J Rural Health 19:301-7. 2003
    ..The article will also highlight some of the refinements that the foundation has made during the 2002-2006 second phase of the program...
  31. ncbi Remoteness of residence and survival from cancer in New South Wales
    Katharine E Jong
    Northern Rivers University Department of Rural Health, University of Sydney, PO Box 3074, Lismore, NSW
    Med J Aust 180:618-22. 2004
    ..To analyse cancer survival in New South Wales by geographic remoteness...
  32. ncbi Acceptability of traditional healers as directly observed treatment providers in tuberculosis control in a tribal area of Andhra Pradesh, India
    A Banerjee
    Andhra Pradesh State TB Control Programme, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 8:1260-5. 2004
    ..Vizianagaram district of Andhra Pradesh, India, where 9% of the population is tribal...
  33. ncbi Assessing sources of support for diabetes self-care in urban and rural underserved communities
    Benjamin A Shaw
    Department of Health Policy, Management, and Behavior, School of Public Health, University at Albany, Rensselaer, NY 12144 3456, USA
    J Community Health 31:393-412. 2006
    ..These results have implications for the design of interventions aimed at bolstering support for diabetes self-care, and point to the need for an enhanced focus on strengthening the social environmental resources of adults with diabetes...
  34. ncbi Conquering the intolerable burden of malaria: what's new, what's needed: a summary
    Joel G Breman
    Disease Control Priorities in Developing Countries Project, Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 71:1-15. 2004
    ..With continued support for scientists and control workers globally, particularly in low-income malarious countries, the long-deferred dream of malaria elimination can become a reality...
  35. ncbi State public policy: the impacts of Oklahoma's physician incentive programs
    Michael Lapolla
    Center for Health Policy and Research, Oklahoma State University, 2345 Southwest Blvd, Tulsa, OK 74107, USA
    J Okla State Med Assoc 97:190-4. 2004
    ..This is an average of dollar 30,000 per recipient. In return, each of these physicians will create 34 jobs and almost dollar 1 million of annual income...
  36. ncbi Effectiveness of financial incentives in exchange for rural and underserviced area return-of-service commitments: systematic review of the literature
    Ian P Sempowski
    Department of Family Medicine, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario
    Can J Rural Med 9:82-8. 2004
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of programs that provide financial incentives to physicians in exchange for a rural or underserviced area return-of-service (ROS) commitment...
  37. ncbi Underserved clinics collaborate on I.T
    Zack Martin
    Health Data Manag 14:66, 68. 2006
  38. ncbi [Adapting medical education to meet the physician recruitment needs of rural and remote regions in Canada, the US and Australia]
    Geoffrey Tesson
    Centre de recherche en santé dans les milieux ruraux et du nord, Université Laurentienne, Canada
    Cah Sociol Demogr Med 45:229-53. 2005
    ..The study highlights the important role played by special government funding targeted at rural medical education initiatives and discusses the challenges that such initiatives face...
  39. ncbi Use of clinical placements as a means of recruiting health care professionals to underserviced areas in Southeastern Ontario: part 2 - community perspectives
    Kelly van Diepen
    School of Rehabilitation Therapy, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Aust J Rural Health 15:29-34. 2007
    ..Discussion surrounding current gaps in recruitment strategies and potential funding sources are explored...
  40. ncbi Impact of the University of California, Los Angeles/Charles R. Drew University Medical Education Program on medical students' intentions to practice in underserved areas
    Michelle Ko
    Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, 1741 Colby Avenue, 301, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    Acad Med 80:803-8. 2005
    ..To estimate the impact of a U.S. inner-city medical education program on medical school graduates' intentions to practice in underserved communities...
  41. ncbi Changes in age-adjusted mortality rates and disparities for rural physician shortage areas staffed by the National Health Service Corps: 1984-1998
    Donald E Pathman
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research and Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Rural Health 21:214-20. 2005
    ....
  42. ncbi Long-term retention of graduates from a program to increase the supply of rural family physicians
    Howard K Rabinowitz
    Department of Family Medicine, Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, Suite 401, 1015 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Acad Med 80:728-32. 2005
    ..To determine the long-term retention of rural family physicians graduating from the Physician Shortage Area Program (PSAP) of Jefferson Medical College...
  43. ncbi Demographics and distribution of dentists in Mississippi: a dental work force study
    Denise Krause
    University of Mississippi School of Dentistry, Department of Periodontics and Preventive Sciences, Jackson, MS 39216, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 136:668-77. 2005
    ....
  44. ncbi Evaluation of a medical school for rural doctors
    Kazuo Inoue
    Department of Public Health, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Rural Health 23:183-7. 2007
    ..Jichi Medical School (JMS) is the first and only medical school in Japan that was founded exclusively to graduate/prepare rural doctors...
  45. ncbi Dental safety net: current capacity and potential for expansion
    Howard Bailit
    Department of Community Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Connecticut, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 137:807-15. 2006
    ..S. population, describe the capacity of the safety net system to treat the underserved, explore policy options for expanding the system and discuss the policy implications of these findings...
  46. ncbi Securing and retaining a mental health workforce in Far Western New South Wales
    David Perkins
    Centre for Equity and Primary Health Research in the Illawarra and Shoalhaven, Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 15:94-8. 2007
    ..To identify strategies local managers can use to optimise recruitment and retention of mental health staff in rural locations...
  47. pmc Strategies to increase the enrollment of students of rural origin in medical school: recommendations from the Society of Rural Physicians of Canada
    James Rourke
    Health Sciences Centre, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s NL A1B 3V6
    CMAJ 172:62-5. 2005
  48. ncbi National Health Service Corps staffing and the growth of the local rural non-NHSC primary care physician workforce
    Donald E Pathman
    Program on Health Professions and Primary Care, Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Rural Health 22:285-93. 2006
    ....
  49. ncbi A program to increase the number of family physicians in rural and underserved areas: impact after 22 years
    H K Rabinowitz
    Center for Medical Education Research and Policy, and Department of Family Medicine, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    JAMA 281:255-60. 1999
    ..The shortage of physicians in rural areas is a longstanding and serious problem, and national and state policymakers and educators continue to face the challenge of finding effective ways to increase the supply of rural physicians...
  50. ncbi Increasing access to medical education for students from medically underserved communities: one program's success
    William A Thomson
    Center for Collaborative and Interactive Technologies CCIT, Baylor College of Medicine BCM, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Acad Med 78:454-9. 2003
    ..The PHC targets South Texas, a 13-county, medically underserved area with a population that is 82% Hispanic...
  51. ncbi Caring for the underserved: current practice of alumni of the National Health Service Corps
    Deborah S Porterfield
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 14:256-71. 2003
    ..Associations between clinician and service experience characteristics and retention in practice with the underserved can inform policy and research to improve retention...
  52. pmc Appalachia: where place matters in health
    Bruce Behringer
    Prev Chronic Dis 3:A113. 2006
  53. ncbi Outcomes of states' scholarship, loan repayment, and related programs for physicians
    Donald E Pathman
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, UNC Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Med Care 42:560-8. 2004
    ....
  54. ncbi Physician satisfaction and practice intentions in Northwestern Ontario
    Mary Lou Kelley
    School of Social Work and Northern Ontario School of Medicine, Ont
    Can J Rural Med 13:129-35. 2008
    ..many physicians in Northwestern Ontario intend to leave their practice in 5 years?" and "What is the association between professional, personal/family and community factors in physician satisfaction and intention to stay in practice?"..
  55. ncbi A contract-based training system for rural physicians: follow-up of Jichi Medical University graduates (1978-2006)
    Masatoshi Matsumoto
    Division of Community and Family Medicine, Centre for Community Medicine, Jichi Medical University, Tochigi, Japan
    J Rural Health 24:360-8. 2008
    ..The number of studies on long-term effects of rural medical education programs is limited. Personal factors that are associated with long-term retention of physicians in rural areas are scarcely known...
  56. ncbi Solving inequities in provider distribution: loan repayment
    B Sibbald
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Health Soc Care Community 10:162-7. 2002
    ..Such a scheme needs to be piloted to see whether it does offer value for money in recruiting health professionals to under-served areas...
  57. ncbi Provision of care to the underserved populations by National Health Service Corps alumni dentists
    Mahyar Mofidi
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, 725 Airport Road, CB 7590, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
    J Public Health Dent 62:102-8. 2002
    ..This study examined factors associated with dentists continuing to provide care to the underserved populations beyond their National Health Service Corps (NHSC) obligation period...
  58. ncbi Increasingly inequitable distribution of general practitioners in Australia, 1986-96
    G Johnston
    South Australian Centre for Rural and Remote Health, Adelaide University and the University of South Australia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 25:66-70. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Despite there being more GPs per capita in Australia, their distribution became increasingly unequal and inequitable between 1986 and 1996, such that rural and remote areas became increasingly poorly served...
  59. ncbi Retention of J-1 visa waiver program physicians in Washington State's health professional shortage areas
    Talia R Kahn
    University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Acad Med 85:614-21. 2010
    ..Participating physicians have completed their residency training in, and want to continue residing in, the United States...
  60. ncbi Medical training debt and service commitments: the rural consequences
    D E Pathman
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, CB 7590, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Rural Health 16:264-72. 2000
    ....
  61. pmc The impact of multiple predictors on generalist physicians' care of underserved populations
    H K Rabinowitz
    Department of Family Medicine, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Am J Public Health 90:1225-8. 2000
    ..This study examined the relative and incremental importance of multiple predictors of generalist physicians' care of underserved populations...
  62. ncbi Why we should teach undergraduate medical students in rural communities
    P S Worley
    Department of General Practice, Flinders University of South Australia, Adelaide
    Med J Aust 172:615-7. 2000
    ....
  63. ncbi Experiences of regional and rural people with cancer being treated with radiotherapy in a metropolitan centre
    Kristine Martin-McDonald
    Centre of Rural and Remote Area Health, University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia
    Int J Nurs Pract 9:176-82. 2003
    ..This study supports the need for a radiotherapy centre in the location of Toowoomba as a way of providing some equity and access to such treatment for the rural people of Queensland...
  64. ncbi A comparative assessment of West Virginia's financial incentive programs for rural physicians
    Jodie Jackson
    West Virginia University Office of Rural Health, PO Box 9003, Morgantown, WV 26506 9003, USA
    J Rural Health 19:329-39. 2003
    ..Critical evaluation of state-supported programs is often lacking but is necessary to determine their efficacy and to improve outcomes...
  65. ncbi Long-term effect of the home prefecture recruiting scheme of Jichi Medical University, Japan
    Masatoshi Matsumoto
    Division of Community and Family Medicine, Centre for Community Medicine, Jichi Medical University, Tochigi, Japan
    Rural Remote Health 8:930. 2008
    ..Although the JMU system is now being partially adopted by an increasing number of other medical schools in Japan, the effectiveness of this equal distribution scheme is largely unknown...
  66. ncbi Rural doctors and rural backgrounds: how strong is the evidence? A systematic review
    Gillian Laven
    Department of General Practice, The University of Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 11:277-84. 2003
    ..We sought to summarise the evidence for an association between rural background and rural practice by systematically reviewing the national and international published reports...
  67. pmc Searching for docs on foreign shores
    Miriam Shuchman
    CMAJ 178:379-80. 2008
  68. ncbi The rural physician workforce in Florida: a survey of US- and foreign-born primary care physicians
    Robert G Brooks
    Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, FL, 32306 4300, USA
    J Rural Health 19:484-91. 2003
    ..To meet the challenge of primary care needs in rural areas, continuing assessment of the demographics, training, and future work plans of practicing primary care physicians is needed...
  69. ncbi The National Health Service Corps and Medicaid inpatient care: experience in a southern state
    Janice C Probst
    Arnold School of Public Health and the South Carolina Rural Health Research Center, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    South Med J 96:775-83. 2003
    ..This study examined whether NHSC alumni physicians were likely to treat a high proportion of Medicaid patients in their practices...
  70. doi Cardiovascular disease knowledge and risk perception among underserved individuals at increased risk of cardiovascular disease
    Carol J Homko
    Section of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 23:332-7. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine knowledge of CVD risk factors and risk perception among individuals with high CVD risk...
  71. ncbi The Southern Rural Access Program and Alabama's Rural Health Leaders Pipeline: a partnership to develop needed minority health care professionals
    Benjamin P Rackley
    TAHEC, Inc, 2400 Hospital Road, Bldg 9, Tuskegee, AL 36083, USA
    J Rural Health 19:354-60. 2003
    ..Each organization provides stipends for students. Early experiences have been positive, although Rural Health Leaders Pipeline programs are expensive and require long-term commitments...
  72. ncbi Use of program logic models in the Southern Rural Access Program evaluation
    Donald Pathman
    Cecil G Sheps Center, CB 7590, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Rural Health 19:308-13. 2003
    ..Program logic models, on balance, proved their merit in the SRAP through their contributions to its management and evaluation and by providing a better understanding of the program's initiatives, successes, and potential impact...
  73. ncbi The roles of nature and nurture in the recruitment and retention of primary care physicians in rural areas: a review of the literature
    Robert G Brooks
    Health Affairs, Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, FL 32306 4300, USA
    Acad Med 77:790-8. 2002
    ..A systematic review of factors associated with recruitment and retention of primary care physicians in rural areas...
  74. ncbi Telehealth to support practice in remote regions: a survey among medical residents
    Marie Pierre Gagnon
    Health Telematics Unit, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Telemed J E Health 11:442-50. 2005
    ..Telehealth constitutes a precious tool to support the delivery of health services in remote regions and to facilitate the work of physicians. Nonetheless, telehealth alone would not solve medical resource shortages in remote regions...
  75. ncbi Variations in geographical distribution of foreign and domestically trained physicians in the United States: 'safety nets' or 'surplus exacerbation'?
    S S Mick
    Department of Health Administration, School of Allied Health Professions, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond 23298, USA
    Soc Sci Med 50:185-202. 2000
    ....
  76. ncbi Access to rehabilitation services in rural practice
    Carol Green-Hernandez
    Family Nurse Practitioner in Colchester, VT, USA
    Nurse Pract 31:52. 2006
  77. ncbi Beyond the horizon: the role of academic health centers in improving the health of rural communities
    John D Gazewood
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908, USA
    Acad Med 81:793-7. 2006
    ..At a time when many AHCs are operating in an environment with dwindling resources, it is even more critical for AHCs to build creative partnerships to help meet the needs of their regional communities...
  78. ncbi Shortages of rural mental health professionals
    Elizabeth Merwin
    University of Virginia, Southeastern Rural Mental Health Research Center, VA, USA
    Arch Psychiatr Nurs 17:42-51. 2003
    ..To improve rural mental health service delivery it will be necessary to implement system changes to promote the increased availability, competency, and support of rural health professionals...
  79. ncbi Meeting the health care needs of medically underserved, uninsured, & underinsured Appalachians
    Cora Withrow Fletcher
    Department of Baccalaureate and Graduate Nursing, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY, USA
    Ky Nurse 54:8-9. 2006
    ..The process used in the development and implementation of BHMRHC is described as a model to assist in the future development of similar clinics...
  80. ncbi The Hawaii/Pacific Basin AHEC--training the health workforce in select medically underserved areas of the Pacific
    Kelley Withy
    Hawaii Pacific Basin AHEC, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii Honolulu 96822, USA
    Pac Health Dialog 11:121-3. 2004
  81. ncbi Tour of duty
    Brian Vastag
    Hosp Health Netw 80:46-8, 50, 1. 2006
    ..For rural health care providers, repeated military call-ups to Iraq and Afghanistan exacerbate an already serious staffing crunch...
  82. doi New Zealand rural primary health care workforce in 2005: more than just a doctor shortage
    Felicity Goodyear-Smith
    Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, School of Population Health, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Aust J Rural Health 16:40-6. 2008
    ..To obtain a 2005 snapshot of New Zealand (NZ) rural primary health care workforce, specifically GPs, general practice nurses and community pharmacists...
  83. pmc New York State physicians: characteristics and distribution in health professional shortage areas
    Neil S Calman
    Institute for Urban Family Health, 16 East 16th Street, New York, NY 10003, USA
    J Urban Health 84:307-9. 2007
  84. ncbi Building the rural mental health system: from De Facto system to quality care
    Emily J Hauenstein
    Southeastern Rural Mental Health Research Center, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    Annu Rev Nurs Res 26:143-73. 2008
    ....
  85. pmc Bypass of local primary care in rural counties: effect of patient and community characteristics
    Jiexin Jason Liu
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Ann Fam Med 6:124-30. 2008
    ..This study also ascertained the reasons patients give for bypass and their suggestions for how hospitals can retain patients locally...
  86. ncbi Improved and expanded pharmacy care in rural Alaska through telepharmacy and alternative methods demonstration project
    Judy L Rose
    United States Public Health Service, Southcentral Foundation, Anchorage, Alaska 99508, USA
    Int J Circumpolar Health 66:14-22. 2007
    ..To describe innovative use of technology to improve the level of pharmacy care in remote villages in rural Alaska...
  87. ncbi Rural public dental practice in Australia: perspectives of Tasmanian government-employed dentists
    Rosemary Cane
    University Department of Rural Health, University of Tasmania, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 15:257-63. 2007
    ..It was conducted through a unique partnership between the University of Tasmania (Department of Rural Health) and the State government...
  88. ncbi Beyond EMS. Community paramedics make house calls
    Mannie Garza
    JEMS 32:62-8. 2007
  89. ncbi Harnessing a university to address rural health workforce shortages in Australia
    David Lyle
    Broken Hill Department of Rural Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney, Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 15:227-33. 2007
    ..To describe the efforts of health faculties at the University of Sydney to contribute to the recruitment and retention of rural health professionals and examine for opportunities that would benefit from an institutional-led response...
  90. ncbi How PAs improve access to care for the underserved
    Forrest S Staton
    Departmetn of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    JAAPA 20:32, 34, 36 passim. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to test the hypothesis that poorer patients in outpatient clinics are more likely to see PAs than physicians...
  91. ncbi Urban/rural differences in access and barriers to health care for people with multiple sclerosis
    Robert J Buchanan
    Mississippi State University, USA
    J Health Hum Serv Adm 29:360-75. 2006
    ..Little is known about barriers to the use of health care confronting people with multiple sclerosis (MS) in rural areas...
  92. ncbi Rural health nursing research review: global perspectives
    Doris S Greiner
    School of Nursing, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    Annu Rev Nurs Res 26:261-94. 2008
    ..The need for increased access to specialized nursing knowledge, resources, and support is an ongoing issue facing nurses in rural and remote settings...
  93. ncbi Training surgeons for rural America
    Thomas H Cogbill
    Department of Surgery, Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center, La Crosse, Wisconsin 54601, USA
    Am Surg 73:148-51. 2007
  94. pmc Differences in the quality of primary medical care services by remoteness from urban settlements
    Gary McLean
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, Community Based Sciences, University of Glasgow, 1 Horselethill Road, Glasgow G12 9LX, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 16:446-9. 2007
    ..To examine if the quality of primary medical care varies with remoteness from urban settlements...
  95. ncbi Identifying rural health care needs using community conversations
    Patricia L Moulton
    Center for Rural Health, School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND 58202 9037, USA
    J Rural Health 23:92-6. 2007
    ....
  96. ncbi Rural health professions education at East Tennessee State University: survey of graduates from the first decade of the community partnership program
    Joseph A Florence
    Department of Family Medicine, James H Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN 37614, USA
    J Rural Health 23:77-83. 2007
    ..Interdisciplinary learning, problem solving, and reinforcement of career choices in medically underserved rural communities were emphasized...
  97. ncbi Disadvantage and discontent: a review of issues relevant to the mental health of rural and remote Indigenous Australians
    Ernest Hunter
    The Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 15:88-93. 2007
    ..To provide an overview of the mental health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander residents of rural and remote Australia and to identify associated factors...
  98. ncbi Smile Alabama! Initiative: interim results from a program to increase children's access to dental care
    Mary Greene-McIntyre
    Alabama Medicaid Agency, 501 Dexter Ave, P O Box 5624, Montgomery, AL 36103 5624, USA
    J Rural Health 19:407-15. 2003
    ..The experience suggests that access to oral health care services can be improved through a multidimensional, strategically planned dental outreach initiative in spite of dramatic increases in Medicaid enrollment...
  99. ncbi Is there a doctor in the house?
    John Boffa
    Aust N Z J Public Health 26:301-4. 2002
  100. ncbi The University of Virginia Telemedicine Program: traversing barriers beyond geography
    Karen S Rheuban
    Office of Telemedicine, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 15:49-56. 2005
    ..Through this network, early and timely intervention has saved lives, avoided unnecessary transfer and travel, and initiated previously unavailable screening and education programs in many rural communities...
  101. ncbi Title VII funding and physician practice in rural or low-income areas
    Alex H Krist
    Department of Family Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
    J Rural Health 21:3-11. 2005
    ..Whether Title VII funding enhances physician supply in underserved areas has not clearly been established...

Research Grants99

  1. Prostate Cancer Utilities Among African American Men
    KERRY KILBRIDGE; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These collaborations will foster the candidate's career in Outcomes Research and ensure the project's success. ..
  2. Harnessing Health IT for Self-Management Support and Medication Activation in a M
    Dean Schillinger; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..populations in the Community Health Network of San Francisco, whose catchment area is designated to be a medically underserved area, and the community resources and services oriented to these populations...
  3. Harnessing Health IT for Self-Management Support and Medication Activation in a M
    Dean Schillinger; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..populations in the Community Health Network of San Francisco, whose catchment area is designated to be a medically underserved area, and the community resources and services oriented to these populations...
  4. HEALTH SERVICES RESEARCH CENTER SUPPORT
    Stephen Shortell; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..With regard to evaluating alternative delivery systems, the Center is i (Text Truncated - Exceeds Capacity)..
  5. Health Care Disparities in the Pacific Islands Pacific Regional Medical Conferenc
    SAIED SAFABAKHSH; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..in Diabetes Current Opinions in Medical Ethics Chronic Kidney Disease for Primary care physicians in a medically underserved area Review on: Obesity and other health disparities Complicating Filipino Women's Health and ..
  6. THE RURAL HMSA PHYSICIAN RETENTION STUDY
    Thomas Konrad; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ....
  7. INTERNET CONNECTION GRANT
    Larry Burton; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..This project objectives reflect the particular needs of the providers in this rural, medically underserved area and the Public Health Service's Healthy People 2010: Objectives for Improving Health.
  8. INFLUENCES ON PRACTICE AMONG THE UNDERSERVED
    LAWRENCE LI; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..to explain the following questions: What attracts primary care physicians to consider working in a medically underserved area? Why do these physicians choose to stay or leave? For family practice residents what is the influences ..
  9. TRIPLE A (ACCESS, ABILITY, AND ASSISTANCE)
    Cheryl Smith; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..of consortium members was based upon provider surveys, HPSA (Health Professional Shortage Areas) or MUA (Medically Underserved Area) designations and University Medical Center Learning Resource Center requests...
  10. South Florida Center for Reducing Cancer Disparities
    ERIN N KOBETZ; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Recognizing this as a very medically underserved area, our community partners selected this as our 3rd site...
  11. South Florida Center for Reducing Cancer Disparities
    ERIN N KOBETZ; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Recognizing this as a very medically underserved area, our community partners selected this as our 3rd site...
  12. Block-by-Block: The Humboldt Park Campaign Against Diabetes
    Steven Rothschild; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..diabetes on the lives of 13,000 adults living in a 72 block section of the Humboldt Park neighborhood, a medically underserved area on the near northwest side of the city of Chicago...
  13. Block-by-Block: The Humboldt Park Campaign Against Diabetes
    STEVEN K contact ROTHSCHILD; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..diabetes on the lives of 13,000 adults living in a 72 block section of the Humboldt Park neighborhood, a medically underserved area on the near northwest side of the city of Chicago...
  14. CORE--EDUCATION AND INFORMATION TRANSFER
    MARIA CASERTA; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..the Atlas Center, a major senior center of Chicago, which serves a large African-American community in a medically underserved area. This latter relationship will include direct educational services to the Atlas Center staff and its ..
  15. CORE--EDUCATION AND INFORMATION TRANSFER
    MARIA CASERTA; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..the Atlas Center, a major senior center of Chicago, which serves a large African-American community in a medically underserved area. This latter relationship will include direct educational services to the Atlas Center staff and its ..
  16. CORE--EDUCATION AND INFORMATION TRANSFER
    MARIA CASERTA; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..the Atlas Center, a major senior center of Chicago, which serves a large African-American community in a medically underserved area. This latter relationship will include direct educational services to the Atlas Center staff and its ..
  17. The Relationship between Social Capital and Health
    ANDREW SOMMERS; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..By using multi-level modeling techniques, it will be possible to estimate the individual-level health effects of social capital while controlling for the correlational nature of the data. ..
  18. Family-Based Prevention of Diabetes & Its Complications
    Julie Marshall; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The study will be conducted in the San Luis Valley (SLV), a medically underserved area with 48% of the population being Hispanic; one of the lowest per capita income levels of any region in ..
  19. Family-Based Prevention of Diabetes & Its Complications
    Julie Marshall; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The study will be conducted in the San Luis Valley (SLV), a medically underserved area with 48% of the population being Hispanic; one of the lowest per capita income levels of any region in ..
  20. Family-Based Prevention of Diabetes & Its Complications
    Julie Marshall; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The study will be conducted in the San Luis Valley (SLV), a medically underserved area with 48% of the population being Hispanic; one of the lowest per capita income levels of any region in ..
  21. Family-Based Prevention of Diabetes & Its Complications
    Julie Marshall; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The study will be conducted in the San Luis Valley (SLV), a medically underserved area with 48% of the population being Hispanic; one of the lowest per capita income levels of any region in ..
  22. Family-Based Prevention of Diabetes & Its Complications
    Julie Marshall; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The study will be conducted in the San Luis Valley (SLV), a medically underserved area with 48% of the population being Hispanic; one of the lowest per capita income levels of any region in ..
  23. Family-Based Prevention of Diabetes & Its Complications
    Julie Marshall; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The study will be conducted in the San Luis Valley (SLV), a medically underserved area with 48% of the population being Hispanic; one of the lowest per capita income levels of any region in ..
  24. BORDER INTERVENTION BY PROMOTORES FOR TYPE 2 DIABETES
    CONSTANCE SIXTA; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..men and women with type 2 diabetes who live in Webb County (TX) along the Texas-Mexico border, a medically underserved area with high poverty and low educational rates...
  25. BORDER INTERVENTION BY PROMOTORES FOR TYPE 2 DIABETES
    CONSTANCE SIXTA; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..men and women with type 2 diabetes who live in Webb County (TX) along the Texas-Mexico border, a medically underserved area with high poverty and low educational rates...
  26. BORDER INTERVENTION BY PROMOTORES FOR TYPE 2 DIABETES
    CONSTANCE SIXTA; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..men and women with type 2 diabetes who live in Webb County (TX) along the Texas-Mexico border, a medically underserved area with high poverty and low educational rates...
  27. COMMUNITY CLINICAL ONCOLOGY PROGRAM
    J Goodwin; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..Since many of these people are expected to remain on fixed incomes, this is essentially a medically underserved area. There are currently five positions at the CCOP office...
  28. Promoting Undergraduate Education Now Experiment Science
    DANIEL MOTT; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Texas-Mexico border is a federally designated Health Professional Shortage Area and a state designated Medically Underserved Area with a population of approximately 176,576 inhabitants, of which 94.1% are Hispanic...
  29. Promoting Undergraduate Education Now Through Experimental Sciences (PUENTES)
    DANIEL MOTT; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Texas-Mexico border is a federally designated Health Professional Shortage Area and a state designated Medically Underserved Area with a population of approximately 176,576 inhabitants, of which 94.1% are Hispanic...
  30. Shortage of Health Professionals in Rural Areas
    Elizabeth Merwin; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  31. Shortage of Health Professionals in Rural Areas
    Elizabeth Merwin; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  32. Shortage of Health Professionals in Rural Areas
    Elizabeth Merwin; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  33. Shortage of Health Professionals in Rural Areas
    Elizabeth Merwin; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  34. Pediatric Asthma Alert Intervention in Minority Children
    ARLENE MANNS BUTZ; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  35. HOME NURSE INTERVENTION FOR IUDE INFANTS--3 YR FOLLOW UP
    Arlene Butz; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Data will be of significant use to researchers, health care providers, insurers and policy makers. ..
  36. Pediatric Asthma Alert Intervention in Minority Children
    Arlene Butz; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ....
  37. HOME NURSE INTERVENTION FOR IUDE INFANTS--3 YR FOLLOW UP
    Arlene Butz; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Data will be of significant use to researchers, health care providers, insurers and policy makers. ..
  38. Improving Asthma Communication in Minority Families
    Arlene Butz; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  39. HOME NURSE INTERVENTION FOR IUDE INFANTS--3 YR FOLLOW UP
    Arlene Butz; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Data will be of significant use to researchers, health care providers, insurers and policy makers. ..
  40. Improving Asthma Communication in Minority Families
    Arlene Butz; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  41. Pediatric Asthma Alert Intervention in Minority Children
    Arlene Butz; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  42. NEBULIZER INTERVENTION IN MINORITY CHILDREN WITH ASTHMA
    Arlene Butz; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Study findings will improve clinical care to this vulnerable population of children and will be if significant use to health care providers, researchers, insurers and policy makers. ..
  43. HOME NURSE INTERVENTION FOR IUDE INFANTS--3 YR FOLLOW UP
    Arlene Butz; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Data will be of significant use to researchers, health care providers, insurers and policy makers. ..
  44. Improving Asthma Communication in Minority Families
    Arlene Butz; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  45. A+ Asthma Rural Partnership
    Arlene Butz; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The findings of this study will be important to clinicians, researchers, and health policy makers. ..
  46. NEBULIZER INTERVENTION IN MINORITY CHILDREN WITH ASTHMA
    Arlene Butz; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Study findings will improve clinical care to this vulnerable population of children and will be if significant use to health care providers, researchers, insurers and policy makers. ..
  47. Global Summit on International Breast Health-Implementation
    Benjamin Anderson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The resulting 2007 Implementation Guidelines will serve as a practical medical tool providing functional real world examples of "how to implement" best practices with limited health care resources. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  48. Improving Asthma Communication in Minority Families
    Arlene Butz; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  49. NEBULIZER INTERVENTION IN MINORITY CHILDREN WITH ASTHMA
    Arlene Butz; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Study findings will improve clinical care to this vulnerable population of children and will be if significant use to health care providers, researchers, insurers and policy makers. ..
  50. NEBULIZER INTERVENTION IN MINORITY CHILDREN WITH ASTHMA
    Arlene Butz; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Study findings will improve clinical care to this vulnerable population of children and will be if significant use to health care providers, researchers, insurers and policy makers. ..
  51. RCT Evaluating Improvement Strategies for Addiction Tx
    David Gustafson; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This study should create a practical model for improving efficiency and effectiveness of addiction treatment. ..
  52. Reducing Cervical Cancer in Appalachia
    Electra Paskett; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Future work of this Center will focus on moving this type of multi-level observational and interventional community-based research, into other areas where health disparities exist in relation to cancer withinour region. ..
  53. MESA Family Study - Columbia University Field Center
    Steven Shea; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  54. Reducing Cervical Cancer in Appalachia
    Electra Paskett; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Future work of this Center will focus on moving this type of multi-level observational and interventional community-based research, into other areas where health disparities exist in relation to cancer withinour region. ..
  55. Enhancing Colorectal Cancer Screening in Primary Care
    Electra D Paskett; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..If successful, this program can easily be adapted for use by primary care practices and clinics to improve CRC screening. ..
  56. Deep South CanCORS Colorectal and Lung Cancer PDCR Site
    Mona Fouad; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Finally, we have available highly experienced staff and an advanced infrastructure to support all aspects of the recruitment, follow-up, and data collection and management activities required for CanCORS. ..
  57. Enhancing Colorectal Cancer Screening in Primary Care
    Electra Paskett; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..If successful, this program can easily be adapted for use by primary care practices and clinics to improve CRC screening. ..
  58. Morehouse School of Med/Tuskegee Univ/University of Alabama Ca Ctr Partnership
    Edward Partridge; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ....
  59. Decisions to Take Part in Research: Underserved Minorities, HIV and Drug Use
    Jacquelyn Slomka; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Motivations underlying decisions to participate will be elicited through the conduct of 200 structured surveys and 50in-depth interviews. ..
  60. Enhancing Colorectal Cancer Screening in Primary Care
    Electra Paskett; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..If successful, this program can easily be adapted for use by primary care practices and clinics to improve CRC screening. ..
  61. Enhancing Colorectal Cancer Screening in Primary Care
    Electra Paskett; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..If successful, this program can easily be adapted for use by primary care practices and clinics to improve CRC screening. ..
  62. Health Disparity in Obesity and Diabetes
    Mona Fouad; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The conference will feature both didactic lectures and interactive presentations on possible reasons for health disparities. ..
  63. Deep South CanCORS Colorectal and Lung Cancer PDCR Site
    Mona Fouad; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Finally, we have available highly experienced staff and an advanced infrastructure to support all aspects of the recruitment, follow-up, and data collection and management activities required for CanCORS. ..
  64. Deep South CanCORS Colorectal and Lung Cancer PDCR Site
    Mona Fouad; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Finally, we have available highly experienced staff and an advanced infrastructure to support all aspects of the recruitment, follow-up, and data collection and management activities required for CanCORS. ..
  65. UAB Comprehensive Cancer Ctr/Tuskegee Univ Partnership
    Mona Fouad; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Last but not least, a full sustainable partnership will enhance both institutions and make the elimination of the disparities between Caucasians and African Americans a real possibility by the year 2010-2015. ..
  66. Sensible Treatment of Obesity in Rural Youth- STORY
    David Janicke; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Findings will provide critical information for planning the R18 RCT. ..
  67. A Communication Intervention for Physical Activity in Underserved Communities
    Jennifer Carroll; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Carroll to successfully apply for R01-level funding to conduct larger-scale cancer prevention trials to promote physical activity via communication interventions in primary care focusing on underserved populations. ..
  68. Improving diabetes outcomes: A couples intervention
    Paula Trief; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..As an R34, this is a pilot proposal to develop preliminary data on the feasibility and efficacy of he couples approach so that a future full-scale trial may be submitted as an R18 proposal. ..
  69. Bay Area Breast Cancer & the Environment Research Center
    Robert Hiatt; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..understanding the relationship of breast cancer to the environment. ..
  70. Storytelling to Promote Colorectal Screening in Primary Care Clinics
    Linda Larkey; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Identification and engagement with the story and perceptions of threat, fear and stress will be assessed as mediators. Findings will potentially inform effective primary care practice interventions for CRCS. ..
  71. Breast Cancer Care and Survivorship in Underserved Women
    Rose Maly; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ....
  72. Communication Intervention with Melanoma Families
    Deborah Bowen; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  73. Measurement of Cancer Related Risk Perceptions
    Jennifer Hay; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..It would also provide a basis for standardized comparison of risk perceptions across a variety of cancer sites with diverse populations. ..
  74. Breast Cancer Care and Survivorship in Underserved Women
    Rose Maly; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  75. Reducing Environmental Risk to Rural Low Income Families
    Patricia Butterfield; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Such a view is consistent with national recommendations that translational EH research be framed and delivered in a manner that is meaningful to families, marginalized populations, and high-risk subgroups. ..
  76. Communication Intervention with Melanoma Families
    Deborah Bowen; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  77. Improving Access to Improve Quality in an HMO
    David Grembowski; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] Data Sources. Group Health automated data bases. [unreadable] Analyses. Descriptive, bivariate, regression, and time series analyses will be performed. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  78. Linking Mother and Child Access to Dental Care
    David Grembowski; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Aim 4 analyses of children will determine whether mothers' loss of dental insurance results in fewer children dental utilization. ..
  79. Decision Support for Evaluation of the Febrile Infant
    Carrie Byington; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This project can provide data that will improve the care of the febrile infant regionally and can inform future national studies. ..
  80. Race/Ethnicity, Socioeconomic Status and Oral Health
    David Grembowski; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..In Aim 2 mixed-effect multilevel models will be used to estimate the effects of neighborhood socioeconomic disadvantage on perceived oral health controlling for individual-level characteristics. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  81. SINGLE VISIT CERVICAL CANCER PREVENTION PROGRAM
    Alberto Manetta; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  82. MOTIVATING DIETARY CHANGES IN CHURCHES
    Deborah Bowen; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The primary outcome will be the difference in change in fat scores between intervention and comparison religious organizations. ..
  83. Intimate Partner Violence and Inflammatory Processes
    Tamara Newton; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  84. NORTHWEST CANCER GENETICS NETWORK
    Deborah Bowen; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This mix of disciplines is essential to support the infrastructure required to collect crucial data on individuals seeking genetic testing, as well as those with known family histories. ..
  85. Lay Understanding of Race, Addiction and Genetics
    Alexandra Shields; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..