Michael S Spencer
Affiliation: University of Michigan
- Insider-Outsider reflections from a Native Hawaiian researcher and the use of community-based participatory approachesMichael S Spencer
School of Social Work, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Australas Psychiatry 23:45-7. 2015..This paper offers the critical reflections of one Native Hawaiian researcher and the process of engaging in research as both an insider-outsider...
- Effect of discrimination on mental health service utilization among Chinese AmericansMichael S Spencer
School of Social Work, University of Michigan, 1080 S University Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1106, USA
Am J Public Health 94:809-14. 2004..We examined the association between discrimination and mental health service use among a representative sample of Chinese Americans...
- Effectiveness of a community health worker intervention among African American and Latino adults with type 2 diabetes: a randomized controlled trialMichael S Spencer
University of Michigan, School of Social Work, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1106, USA
Am J Public Health 101:2253-60. 2011..We tested the effectiveness of a culturally tailored, behavioral theory-based community health worker intervention for improving glycemic control...
- Diabetes-specific emotional distress among African Americans and Hispanics with type 2 diabetesMichael S Spencer
University of Michigan School of Social Work, USA
J Health Care Poor Underserved 17:88-105. 2006....
- Community health workers and their value to social workMichael S Spencer
School of Social Work, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
Soc Work 55:169-80. 2010..The review also discusses the close alignment of CHWs with social work values and principles of social justice, suggesting opportunities for enhanced social work practice and research...
- Discrimination and mental health-related service use in a national study of Asian AmericansMichael S Spencer
School of Social Work, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1106, USA
Am J Public Health 100:2410-7. 2010..We examined the association between perceived discrimination and use of mental health services among a national sample of Asian Americans...
- A nationwide study of discrimination and chronic health conditions among Asian AmericansGilbert C Gee
Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
Am J Public Health 97:1275-82. 2007..We examined whether self-reported everyday discrimination was associated with chronic health conditions among a nationally representative sample of Asian Americans...
- The development, implementation, and process evaluation of the REACH Detroit Partnership's Diabetes Lifestyle InterventionJacqueline Two Feathers
School of Public Health, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
Diabetes Educ 33:509-20. 2007..The purpose of this article was to describe the development, implementation, and process evaluation findings of a culturally tailored diabetes lifestyle intervention for African Americans and Latinos...
- Social support as a buffer for perceived unfair treatment among Filipino Americans: differences between San Francisco and HonoluluGilbert C Gee
Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, 1420 Washington Heights, Room M5224, Ann Arbor, MI 48103 2029, USA
Am J Public Health 96:677-84. 2006..We examined whether perceived unfair treatment is associated with health conditions, whether social support moderates this association, and whether such relationships differ by location...
- Direct social support and long-term health among middle-aged and older adults with type 2 diabetes mellitusEmily J Nicklett
Correspondence should be addressed to Emily J Nicklett, MSW, School of Social Work, University of Michigan, 1080 S University Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 E mail
J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 68:933-43. 2013..This study examined whether or not direct social support is associated with long-term health among middle-aged and older adults with diabetes mellitus...
- Heavy drinking, perceived discrimination, and immigration status among Filipino AmericansIsok Kim
University of Michigan, School of Social Work, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 1106, USA
Subst Use Misuse 46:1256-64. 2011..Thus, perceived discrimination and immigration status should be considered when designing prevention and intervention strategies to address heavy drinking behavior in this population...
- Use of mental health-related services among immigrant and US-born Asian Americans: results from the National Latino and Asian American StudyJennifer Abe-Kim
Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, Calif 90045 2659, USA
Am J Public Health 97:91-8. 2007..e., any, general medical, and specialty mental health services) as well as subjective satisfaction with and perceived helpfulness of care in a national sample of Asian Americans, with a particular focus on immigration-related factors...
- Chronic disease - related behaviors and health among African Americans and Hispanics in the REACH Detroit 2010 communities, Michigan, and the United StatesEdith C Kieffer
University of Michigan School of Social Work in Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
Health Promot Pract 7:256S-64S. 2006..To compare chronic disease risk factors and their correlates for African American and Hispanic residents of REACH Detroit, Michigan, and the United States...
- Psychiatric disorders and substance dependence among unmarried low-income mothersDaniel Rosen
University of Pittsburgh, 2009 Cathedral of Learning, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
Health Soc Work 28:157-65. 2003..The association of welfare status and psychiatric disorders highlights the need for access to mental health services for this population. Implications for low-income women making the transition from welfare to employment are discussed...
- An ecological model of Native Hawaiian well-beingDavianna Pomaika i McGregor
University of Hawai i, Manoa, USA
Pac Health Dialog 10:106-28. 2003..S and international law is another important aspect of Native Hawaiian well-being. This article examines each of these arenas in relation to achieving and sustaining Native Hawaiian well-being...