cultural diversity

Summary

Summary: Coexistence of numerous distinct ethnic, racial, religious, or cultural groups within one social unit, organization, or population. (From American Heritage Dictionary, 2d college ed., 1982, p955)

Top Publications

  1. pmc The workings of a multicultural research team
    Marie Luise Friedemann
    Florida International University, College of Nursing and Health Science, USA
    J Transcult Nurs 19:266-73. 2008
  2. pmc Genetic differentiation in South Amerindians is related to environmental and cultural diversity: evidence from the Y chromosome
    E Tarazona-Santos
    , Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Minas Gerais, Brazil
    Am J Hum Genet 68:1485-96. 2001
  3. ncbi Internal representations reveal cultural diversity in expectations of facial expressions of emotion
    Rachael E Jack
    Institute of Neuroscience and Psychology, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, 58 Hillhead Street, Scotland, United Kingdom, G12 8QB
    J Exp Psychol Gen 141:19-25. 2012
  4. ncbi Dissemination of physical activity promotion interventions in underserved populations
    Antronette K Yancey
    Department of Health Services, and Center to Eliminate Health Disparities, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am J Prev Med 31:S82-91. 2006
  5. ncbi Student body racial and ethnic composition and diversity-related outcomes in US medical schools
    Somnath Saha
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Portland VA Medical Center, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    JAMA 300:1135-45. 2008
  6. ncbi Culturally competent healthcare systems. A systematic review
    Laurie M Anderson
    Division of Prevention Research and Analytic Methods, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Am J Prev Med 24:68-79. 2003
  7. ncbi Culture and depression
    Arthur Kleinman
    Department of Anthropology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass, USA
    N Engl J Med 351:951-3. 2004
  8. ncbi Race-neutral versus race-conscious workforce policy to improve access to care
    Somnath Saha
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Oregon, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:234-45. 2008
  9. pmc Acculturation and physical activity in a working class multiethnic population
    Kathleen Y Wolin
    Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Department of Preventive Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Prev Med 42:266-72. 2006
  10. ncbi Dementia caregiving: the experiences of Hispanic/Latino caregivers
    Susan R Neary
    Graduate Nursing Program, Simmons College, Boston, USA
    J Transcult Nurs 16:163-70. 2005

Research Grants

  1. National Association for Rural Mental Health Conference
    David Lambert; Fiscal Year: 2007
  2. ASTHMA--ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE CENTER
    MERRILL GERSHWIN; Fiscal Year: 2000
  3. NANDA, NIC AND NOC--EFFECTS ON HEALTH OUTCOMES
    Margaret Lunney; Fiscal Year: 1999
  4. MEXICAN-ORIGIN CHILDREN'S HEALTH IN CULTURAL CONTEXT
    Lauren Clark; Fiscal Year: 1999
  5. ORGANIZATION AND FINANCING OF CARE FOR THE SERIOUSLY ME
    David Mechanic; Fiscal Year: 2003
  6. WISCONSIN LEADERSHIP SUMMIT
    PAUL CARBONE; Fiscal Year: 1993
  7. FOURTH BIENNIAL SYMPOSIUM ON MINORITIES AND CANCER
    Armin Weinberg; Fiscal Year: 1993
  8. An Interactive Program for Workplace Diversity Skills
    CHRISTY SHERMAN; Fiscal Year: 2002
  9. CD ROM CURRICULUM FOR NURSE AIDES IN LONG TERM CARE
    Jules Rosen; Fiscal Year: 2000
  10. WOMEN'S RESPONSES TO BATTERING
    Jacquelyn Campbell; Fiscal Year: 1991

Detail Information

Publications297 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc The workings of a multicultural research team
    Marie Luise Friedemann
    Florida International University, College of Nursing and Health Science, USA
    J Transcult Nurs 19:266-73. 2008
    ..With the example of a multicultural research study of family caregivers conducted in the Miami-Dade area, the authors guide the readers through steps of developing a culturally competent and effective team...
  2. pmc Genetic differentiation in South Amerindians is related to environmental and cultural diversity: evidence from the Y chromosome
    E Tarazona-Santos
    , Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Minas Gerais, Brazil
    Am J Hum Genet 68:1485-96. 2001
    ..This model is consistent with the linguistic and cultural diversity of South Amerindians, the environmental heterogeneity of the continent, and the available paleoecological ..
  3. ncbi Internal representations reveal cultural diversity in expectations of facial expressions of emotion
    Rachael E Jack
    Institute of Neuroscience and Psychology, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, 58 Hillhead Street, Scotland, United Kingdom, G12 8QB
    J Exp Psychol Gen 141:19-25. 2012
    ..For the first time, it is revealed directly that culture can finely shape the internal representations of common facial expressions of emotion, challenging notions of a biologically hardwired "universal language of emotion."..
  4. ncbi Dissemination of physical activity promotion interventions in underserved populations
    Antronette K Yancey
    Department of Health Services, and Center to Eliminate Health Disparities, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am J Prev Med 31:S82-91. 2006
    ..Researchers, practitioners, decision makers, and policymakers must partner to bridge the evidentiary gap so that the physically active lifestyle choices become the easier choices...
  5. ncbi Student body racial and ethnic composition and diversity-related outcomes in US medical schools
    Somnath Saha
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Portland VA Medical Center, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    JAMA 300:1135-45. 2008
    ..However, there is limited evidence addressing the educational effects of student body racial diversity...
  6. ncbi Culturally competent healthcare systems. A systematic review
    Laurie M Anderson
    Division of Prevention Research and Analytic Methods, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Am J Prev Med 24:68-79. 2003
    ..cultural competence in healthcare systems-programs to recruit and retain staff members who reflect the cultural diversity of the community served, use of interpreter services or bilingual providers for clients with limited English ..
  7. ncbi Culture and depression
    Arthur Kleinman
    Department of Anthropology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass, USA
    N Engl J Med 351:951-3. 2004
  8. ncbi Race-neutral versus race-conscious workforce policy to improve access to care
    Somnath Saha
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Oregon, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:234-45. 2008
    ..These findings have implications for policies and programs that might leverage the workforce to better meet the needs of disadvantaged patients...
  9. pmc Acculturation and physical activity in a working class multiethnic population
    Kathleen Y Wolin
    Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Department of Preventive Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Prev Med 42:266-72. 2006
    ..Determinants of physical activity in minority populations remain under-explored. Acculturation is one proposed mechanism for the disparities that exist between racial and ethnic groups in health outcomes...
  10. ncbi Dementia caregiving: the experiences of Hispanic/Latino caregivers
    Susan R Neary
    Graduate Nursing Program, Simmons College, Boston, USA
    J Transcult Nurs 16:163-70. 2005
    ..Providers need to understand the ways in which caregivers must negotiate the tension between cultural beliefs and the demands of their individual circumstances...
  11. pmc Ethnic density in school classes and adolescent mental health
    Maike Gieling
    Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, Utrecht University, Heidelberglaan 2, 3584 CS, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 45:639-46. 2010
    ..The present study set out to examine the association between ethnic composition of school classes and prevalence of internalising and externalising problem behaviour among ethnic minority and majority students...
  12. ncbi Student perspectives on diversity and the cultural climate at a U.S. medical school
    Robert Hung
    Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Acad Med 82:184-92. 2007
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  13. ncbi Inverting faces does not abolish cultural diversity in eye movements
    Helen Rodger
    Centre for Cognitive Neuroimaging CCNi, Institute of Neuroscience and Psychology, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QB, Scotland, UK
    Perception 39:1491-503. 2010
    ..Overall, our data show that cultural perceptual differences in eye movements persist during the FIE, questioning the universality of face-processing mechanisms...
  14. ncbi Investigating cultural diversity for extrafoveal information use in visual scenes
    Sébastien Miellet
    Department of Psychology and Centre for Cognitive Neuroimaging, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom
    J Vis 10:21. 2010
    ..Culture does not impact extrafoveal information use during the ecologically valid visual search of animals in natural scenes...
  15. ncbi South Asian participation in clinical trials: the views of lay people and health professionals
    Mah Hussain-Gambles
    Centre for Research in Primary Care, Institute of Health Sciences and Public Health Research, University of Leeds, 71 75 Clarendon Road, Leeds LS2 9PL, UK
    Health Policy 77:149-65. 2006
    ..At the same time, caution is advocated against using ethnicity as the only form of discrimination facing minority ethnic populations...
  16. ncbi Cultural diversity in patient participation: the influence of patients' characteristics and doctors' communicative behaviour
    Barbara C Schouten
    Department of Communication, The Amsterdam School of Communications Research, University of Amsterdam, Kloveniersburgwal 48, 1012 CX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 67:214-23. 2007
    ..An additional goal was to identify the independent contribution of these variables to the degree of patient satisfaction and mutual understanding between GP and patient...
  17. ncbi Work group diversity and group performance: an integrative model and research agenda
    Daan van Knippenberg
    Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Appl Psychol 89:1008-22. 2004
    ..The ways in which these propositions may set the agenda for future research in diversity are discussed...
  18. ncbi The consequences of premature abandonment of affirmative action in medical school admissions
    Jordan J Cohen
    Association of American Medical Colleges, 2450 N St NW, Washington, DC 20037 1126, USA
    JAMA 289:1143-9. 2003
    ..This article explores these reasons in detail, reviews the history and effectiveness of affirmative action in medical school admissions programs, and explains why alternatives to affirmative action are unworkable...
  19. pmc Cultural competence: a systematic review of health care provider educational interventions
    Mary Catherine Beach
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Med Care 43:356-73. 2005
    ..We sought to synthesize the findings of studies evaluating interventions to improve the cultural competence of health professionals...
  20. ncbi Are residents more comfortable than faculty members when addressing sociocultural diversity in medicine?
    Tricia S Tang
    Department of Medical Education, University of Michigan Medical School, G1206 Towsley Center, Box 0201, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Acad Med 78:629-33. 2003
    ..This study examined faculty members' and residents' attitudes toward sociocultural issues in medicine...
  21. ncbi Dealing with diversity: incorporating cultural sensitivity into midwifery practice in the tertiary hospital of Capricorn District, Limpopo Province
    M S Maputle
    Nursing Discipline, University of Limpopo, Sovenga
    Curationis 29:61-9. 2006
    ..Knowledge from the findings will be used to develop guidelines that will attempt to enhance the inco-operation of culture-sensitivity into midwifery practice...
  22. pmc Physical activity behaviours of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) women living in Australia: a qualitative study of socio-cultural influences
    Cristina M Caperchione
    School of Biomedical and Health Sciences, University of Western Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:26. 2011
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  23. pmc Two sides of the coin: patient and provider perceptions of health care delivery to patients from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds
    Nera Komaric
    Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine, Bond University, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:322. 2012
    ..This study explores the experiences, attitudes and opinions of immigrants from different cultural and linguistic backgrounds and their health care providers with regard to chronic disease care...
  24. ncbi Future research on dementia relating to culturally and linguistically diverse communities
    Lee Fay Low
    Dementia Collaborative Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Australas J Ageing 28:144-8. 2009
    ..The paper closes with some strategies to encourage CALD research. The material presented here will provide guidance for future research endeavours...
  25. ncbi Racial, cultural, and ethnic factors influencing end-of-life care
    LaVera M Crawley
    Stanford University Center for Biomedical Ethics, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA
    J Palliat Med 8:S58-69. 2005
    ..At the end of life, an individualized approach to care with a focus on quality is paramount for any patient, regardless of racial, ethnic, or cultural background...
  26. ncbi Cognitive adaptation to the experience of social and cultural diversity
    Richard J Crisp
    Centre for the Study of Group Processes, University of Kent, Canterbury, CT2 7NP
    Psychol Bull 137:242-66. 2011
    ..The authors argue that positive psychological and behavioral outcomes will be observed only when social and cultural diversity is experienced in a way that challenges stereotypical expectations and that when this precondition is met, ..
  27. pmc Macro-evolutionary studies of cultural diversity: a review of empirical studies of cultural transmission and cultural adaptation
    Ruth Mace
    Department of Anthropology, UCL, 14 Taviton Street, London WC1H 0BW, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 366:402-11. 2011
    ..have tried to examine proximate transmission or test ultimate adaptive hypotheses about behavioural or cultural diversity at a between-societies macro-level...
  28. ncbi The need for diversity in higher education
    Lee C Bollinger
    Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, USA
    Acad Med 78:431-6. 2003
    ..In medical education, there is a special urgency for diversity, since it is known that minority physicians are more likely to practice in areas where there are high concentrations of minorities...
  29. ncbi Achieving cultural appropriateness in health promotion programs: targeted and tailored approaches
    Matthew W Kreuter
    Health Communication Research Laboratory, Department of Community Health, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Health Educ Behav 30:133-46. 2003
    ..The authors illustrate this new approach with an example of cultural tailoring forcancer prevention in a population of lower income urban African American women...
  30. ncbi Warning signs of declining faculty diversity
    Monica L Lypson
    University of Michigan, Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, 300 North Ingalls, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0429, USA
    Acad Med 77:S10-2. 2002
  31. ncbi Cultural diversity and mental health. Towards integrative practice
    Susan James
    Department of Psychology, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, ON, Canada N2L 3C5
    Clin Psychol Rev 22:1133-54. 2002
    ..approach (a) to provide a framework for understanding and improving mental health in the context of cultural diversity and (b) to promote legitimate practice, or the unity of reflection, research, and action, in mental health ..
  32. pmc Cultural competence in mental health care: a review of model evaluations
    Kamaldeep Bhui
    Centre for Psychiatry, Barts and The London, Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, Old Anatomy Building, Charterhouse Square, London EC1M 6BQ, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:15. 2007
    ..Cultural competency is now a core requirement for mental health professionals working with culturally diverse patient groups. Cultural competency training may improve the quality of mental health care for ethnic groups...
  33. ncbi Performance measures of cultural competency in mental health organizations
    C Siegel
    Epidemiology and Health Services Research Laboratory, Nathan S Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research, 140 Old Orangeburg Road, Building 35, Orangeburg, NY 10962, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 28:91-106. 2000
    ..Procedures for selection and implementation of the most critical measures are suggested. The products of this project are broadly applicable to the concerns of all cultural groups...
  34. ncbi How young people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds experience mental health: some insights for mental health nurses
    Don Gorman
    Department of Nursing, University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Australia
    Int J Ment Health Nurs 12:194-202. 2003
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  35. ncbi Mainstream versus ethno-specific community aged care services: it's not an 'either or'
    Harriet Radermacher
    Healthy Ageing Research Unit, Monash University, Notting Hill, Victoria, Australia
    Australas J Ageing 28:58-63. 2009
    ..Understanding the complexities of delivering services to older people from CALD backgrounds is challenging, and requires a stronger empirical base...
  36. ncbi Toward a reconstruction of medical morality
    Edmund D Pellegrino
    Georgetown University, USA
    Am J Bioeth 6:65-71. 2006
    ..Nevertheless, a reconstruction of professional ethics based on a new appreciation of what makes for a true healing relationship between patient and physician is both possible and necessary...
  37. ncbi The effectiveness of culturally appropriate interventions to manage or prevent chronic disease in culturally and linguistically diverse communities: a systematic literature review
    Saras Henderson
    Griffith Health Institute, Griffith University, Gold Coast Campus, Queensland, Australia
    Health Soc Care Community 19:225-49. 2011
    ..The review supported the use of trained bi-lingual health workers, who are culturally competent, as a major consideration in the development of an appropriate health service model for CALD communities...
  38. ncbi Losing culture on the way to competence: the use and misuse of culture in medical education
    Jessica Gregg
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97201, USA
    Acad Med 81:542-7. 2006
    ..They then examine the concept of culture, paying particular attention to how it has been used (and misused) in cultural competence training. Finally, they discuss the implications of these ideas for health professions education...
  39. ncbi Factors affecting walking activity of older people from culturally diverse groups: an Australian experience
    Stephen R Bird
    Health Innovations Research Institute HIRi, School of Medical Sciences, RMIT University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 13:417-23. 2010
    ..For maximum effectiveness, however, strategies may benefit from being tailored to meet specific gender and cultural preferences...
  40. ncbi Psychology of group relations: cultural and social dimensions
    J W Berry
    Department of Psychology, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
    Aviat Space Environ Med 75:C52-7. 2004
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  41. ncbi A preventive pilot project addressing multiethnic tensions in the wake of the Iraq war
    Cecile Rousseau
    Transcultural Psychiatry Team, Montreal Children s Hospital, Montreal, PQ, Canada
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 75:466-74. 2005
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  42. ncbi Racial and ethnic disparities in coronary heart disease in women: prevention, treatment, and needed interventions
    Paula A Johnson
    Division of Women s Health, Center for Cardiovascular Disease in Women, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Womens Health Issues 12:252-71. 2002
  43. ncbi The cultural diversity of healing: meaning, metaphor and mechanism
    Laurence J Kirmayer
    Division of Social and Transcultural Psychiatry, McGill University and Department of Psychiatry, Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Br Med Bull 69:33-48. 2004
    ..Participation in specific healing traditions may also contribute to individual and collective identity...
  44. ncbi Ethical aspects of genome diversity research: genome research into cultural diversity or cultural diversity in genome research?
    Ilhan Ilkilic
    Institute for History, Philosophy and Ethics of Medicine, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany
    Med Health Care Philos 12:25-34. 2009
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  45. ncbi Participation in small-group learning
    Tim Wilkinson
    N Z Med J 117:U1140. 2004
  46. ncbi Self-perceived attitudes and skills of cultural competence: a comparison of family medicine and internal medicine residents
    Johanna Shapiro
    Department of Family Medicine, University of California Irvine College of Medicine, Orange, 92686 3298, USA
    Med Teach 25:327-9. 2003
    ..Over half the residents in both specialties tended to identify as serious cross-cultural problems those that focused on perceived patient shortcomings...
  47. ncbi Perceptions of problem-based learning (PBL) group effectiveness in a socially-culturally diverse medical student population
    V S Singaram
    Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, School of Undergraduate Medical Education, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa
    Educ Health (Abingdon) 21:116. 2008
    ..Diversity among students participating in tutorials may affect the effectiveness of the tutorials and may require different implementation strategies...
  48. pmc Defending diversity: affirmative action and medical education
    K Deville
    Department of Medical Humanities, School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858 4354, USA
    Am J Public Health 89:1256-61. 1999
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  49. ncbi Immigrants and equitable health-care delivery in rural areas
    J Fuller
    Australian Centre for Rural and Remote Health, University of South Australia Whyalla Campus, Nicolson Avenue, Whyalla Norrie, SA 5608, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 8:189-93. 2000
    ..This paper draws on a consultation conducted in South Australia to propose a way forward in linking country health services with local immigrant communities and immigrant specialist services in cities...
  50. ncbi Cultural sensitivity in public health: defined and demystified
    K Resnicow
    Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Ethn Dis 9:10-21. 1999
    ..Techniques, borrowed from social marketing and health communication theory, for developing culturally sensitive interventions are described. Research is needed to determine the effectiveness of culturally sensitive programs...
  51. ncbi Effective recruitment and retention of minority research participants
    Antronette K Yancey
    Department of Health Services and Center to Eliminate Health Disparities, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 27:1-28. 2006
    ..We then characterized the current state of this literature, discussing implications for future research needs and directions...
  52. ncbi Interpreter services in healthcare. Policy recommendations for healthcare agencies
    S Y Tang
    School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    J Nurs Adm 29:23-9. 1999
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  53. ncbi Resident physicians' preparedness to provide cross-cultural care
    Joel S Weissman
    Institute for Health Policy and Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114, USA
    JAMA 294:1058-67. 2005
    ..Two recent reports from the Institute of Medicine cited cross-cultural training as a mechanism to address racial and ethnic disparities in health care, but little is known about residents' educational experience in this area...
  54. ncbi Participation of immigrant women family caregivers in qualitative research
    A Neufeld
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta
    West J Nurs Res 23:575-91. 2001
    ..Practical research strategies to address these issues and engage the women in research that portrays their perspectives are presented. The authors' discussion concludes with reflection on their experience and that of other researchers...
  55. ncbi Improving health among culturally diverse sulbgroups: an exploration of trade-offs and viewpoints annong a regional population health workforce
    Armita Adily
    Centre for Research, Evidence Management and Surveillance, Division of Population Health, Sydney South West Area Health Service, New South Wales
    Health Promot J Austr 16:207-12. 2005
    ..This article addresses availability and implications of evidence about culturally diverse subgroups in population...
  56. ncbi Community-based research: barriers to recruitment of African Americans
    Barbara L Dancy
    University of Illinois at Chicago, 845 South Damen Avenue, M C 802, 1060 NURS, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Nurs Outlook 52:234-40. 2004
    ..To promote optimal recruitment of African Americans, researchers must be aware of power-difference barriers and conceptual barriers and move toward active collaboration with African American communities...
  57. ncbi Demoralization and attitudes toward residents among certified nurse assistants in relation to job stressors and work resources: cultural diversity in long term care
    Mildred Ramirez
    Hebrew Home for the Aged, Riverdale, USA
    J Cult Divers 13:119-25. 2006
    ..A decrease in perceived racism and increased in-services about confused residents contributed to more positive attitudes toward residents. Examination of the quality of long-term care should include consideration of cultural diversity.
  58. ncbi A systematic review of the methodological rigor of studies evaluating cultural competence training of health professionals
    Eboni G Price
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Acad Med 80:578-86. 2005
    ..To systematically examine the methodological rigor of studies using cultural competence training as a strategy to improve minority health care quality. To the authors' knowledge, no prior studies of this type have been conducted...
  59. ncbi Australian women and heart disease: trends, epidemiological perspectives and the need for a culturally competent research agenda
    Patricia M Davidson
    School of Nursing, Family and Community Health, College of Social and Health Sciences, University of Western Sydney and Western Sydney Area Health Service, New South Wales
    Contemp Nurse 16:62-73. 2003
    ..These factors are strongly influenced by culture and ethnicity. The cultural diversity of Australian society mandates cultural competence in health care...
  60. ncbi MSJAMA. Cultural diversity: an evolving challenge to physician-patient communication
    Kiran Kaur Kundhal
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario
    JAMA 289:94. 2003
  61. ncbi Cultural competence--marginal or mainstream movement?
    Joseph R Betancourt
    Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    N Engl J Med 351:953-5. 2004
  62. ncbi Cultural Diversity in Health and Illness
    Rachel E Spector
    Department of Community Health, Boston College School of Nursing, USA
    J Transcult Nurs 13:197-9; discussion 200-1. 2002
    The purpose of this article is to describe the theoretical models that underlie the book Cultural Diversity in Health and Illness...
  63. ncbi Cultural differences in medical communication: a review of the literature
    Barbara C Schouten
    Interdisciplinary Social Science Department, Research Institute for Psychology and Health, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 64:21-34. 2006
    ..In addition, a research model for studying this topic in future research is proposed...
  64. ncbi Cross-cultural medical education: conceptual approaches and frameworks for evaluation
    Joseph R Betancourt
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Acad Med 78:560-9. 2003
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  65. ncbi Components of culture in health for medical students' education
    Melanie Tervalon
    University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, California, USA
    Acad Med 78:570-6. 2003
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  66. ncbi " 'Just think of TB and Asians', that's all I ever hear": medical learners' views about training to work in an ethnically diverse society
    J Kai
    Department of Primary Health Care, University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Newcastle, UK
    Med Educ 35:250-6. 2001
    ..Educators might heed learners' views about how they should be taught successfully...
  67. ncbi Primary care resident, faculty, and patient views of barriers to cultural competence, and the skills needed to overcome them
    Johanna Shapiro
    Department of Family Medicine, College of Medicine, University of California Irvine, CA 92868 2198, USA
    Med Educ 36:749-59. 2002
    ..e. residents, faculty and patients) regarding commonly encountered cross-cultural barriers and the skills required to overcome them...
  68. ncbi Performance measures and their benchmarks for assessing organizational cultural competency in behavioral health care service delivery
    Carole Siegel
    New York State Office of Mental Health, Statistical Sciences and Epidemiology Division, The Nathan S Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research, Orangeburg, New York 10962, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 31:141-70. 2003
    ..Measures were selected to parallel an implementation process, and benchmarks were set at "gold standard" levels...
  69. ncbi An investigation of the relationship between innovation and cultural diversity
    Anne Kandler
    AHRC CECD, Institute of Archaeology, University College London, 31 34 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PY, UK
    Theor Popul Biol 76:59-67. 2009
    ..models to explore the relationship between the rate of behavioural innovation and the level of cultural diversity. We investigate how both independent invention and the modification and refinement of established ..
  70. ncbi A comparison between UK and US medical student attitudes towards cultural diversity
    Nisha Dogra
    University of Leicester, Greenwood Institute of Child Health, Leicester, UK
    Med Teach 26:703-8. 2004
    The views that students hold about cultural diversity and its teaching have been investigated to a limited extent in the UK and North America...
  71. ncbi Cultural diversity at the end of life: issues and guidelines for family physicians
    H Russell Searight
    Forest Park Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program, St Louis, Missouri 63139, USA
    Am Fam Physician 71:515-22. 2005
    ..By paying attention to the patient's values, spirituality, and relationship dynamics, the family physician can elicit and follow cultural preferences...
  72. pmc Teaching of cultural diversity in medical schools in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland: cross sectional questionnaire survey
    Nisha Dogra
    University of Leicester, Greenwood Institute of Child Health, Leicester LE3 0QU
    BMJ 330:403-4. 2005
  73. ncbi Teaching cultural diversity to medical students
    Nisha Dogra
    University of Leicester, Greenwood Institute of Child Health, Leicester, UK
    Med Teach 26:677-80. 2004
  74. ncbi Determinants of treatment adherence in ethnically diverse, economically disadvantaged patients with rheumatic disease
    Maria G Garcia Popa-Lisseanu
    Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Rheumatol 32:913-9. 2005
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  75. ncbi Assessment of cultural sensitivity of cancer information in ethnic print media
    Daniela B Friedman
    Department of Health Studies and Gerontology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    J Health Commun 11:425-47. 2006
    ..Given limitations of this instrument, we recommend an additional checklist for evaluating the cultural sensitivity of printed cancer information...
  76. pmc Language and genes: a new perspective on the origins of human cultural diversity
    Daniel Nettle
    Centre for Behaviour and Evolution, Newcastle University, Henry Wellcome Building, Newcastle NE2 4HH, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:10755-6. 2007
  77. ncbi An exploration of the notion and nature of the construct of cultural safety and its applicability to the Australian health care context
    Megan Jane Johnstone
    RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia
    J Transcult Nurs 18:247-56. 2007
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  78. ncbi Cultural diversity in heart failure management: findings from the DISCOVER study (Part 2)
    Patricia M Davidson
    School of Nursing, Family and Community Health, University of Western Sydney, Australia
    Contemp Nurse 25:50-61. 2007
    ..As HF is predominately a condition of ageing, the information derived from this study will assist clinicians to tailor health care service delivery for older people with HF, across multiple ethnic backgrounds...
  79. ncbi Cultural competence reexamined: critique and directions for the future
    Elizabeth A Carpenter-Song
    Department of Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, 641 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:1362-5. 2007
    ..The essay concludes with suggestions for future directions in cultural competence research and implementation...
  80. pmc "That never would have occurred to me": a qualitative study of medical students' views of a cultural competence curriculum
    Johanna Shapiro
    Department of Family Medicine, University of California Irvine, School of Medicine, Rte 81, Bldg 200, 101 City Drive South, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    BMC Med Educ 6:31. 2006
    ..More research is needed to better understand both the strengths and shortcomings of existing curricula from the perspective of learners in order to improve training...
  81. ncbi The Hong Fook experience: working with ethnocultural communities in Toronto 1982-2002
    Hung Tat Lo
    University of Toronto, Canada
    Transcult Psychiatry 42:457-77. 2005
    ..The future for Hong Fook, and the mental health system at large, is considered. The article finishes with an outline of the philosophical basis that has sustained Hong Fook's development...
  82. ncbi Mental health services in a multicultural society: interculturalization and its quality surveillance
    Joop T V M de Jong
    Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Transcult Psychiatry 42:437-56. 2005
    ..To monitor the desired changes, the model describes qualitative and quantitative criteria and indicators to be applied in the four contexts...
  83. ncbi Multicultural mental health services: projects for minority ethnic communities in England
    Suman Fernando
    European Centre for Study of Migration and Social Care, Beverley Farm, University of Kent at Canterbury, UK
    Transcult Psychiatry 42:420-36. 2005
    ..This article describes some of these projects located in England, drawing out the themes and models that underlie their approaches, and discusses the lessons that can be learned from the U.K. experience...
  84. ncbi Meeting and treating cultural difference in primary care: a qualitative interview study
    Caroline Wachtler
    Institution for Clinical Sciences, Malmo, Department of Primary Care, Lund University, Sweden, Malmo University Hospital, SE 20502 Malmo, Sweden
    Fam Pract 23:111-5. 2006
    ..Primary care doctors see patients from diverse cultural backgrounds and communication plays an important role in diagnosis and treatment. Communication problems can arise when patient and doctor do not share the same cultural background...
  85. pmc Professional uncertainty and disempowerment responding to ethnic diversity in health care: a qualitative study
    Joe Kai
    Division of Primary Care, University of Nottingham Graduate Medical School, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 4:e323. 2007
    ..Using cancer care as a clinical context, we aimed to explore this with a range of health professionals to inform interventions to enhance quality of care...
  86. ncbi Cultural diversity in adolescent health care
    David L Bennett
    The Children s Hospital at Westmead, PO Box 4001, Westmead, NSW 2145
    Med J Aust 183:436-8. 2005
    ..Engaging the family and gaining the trust of parents is critical in treating young people from cultural backgrounds in which participation in health care is a family concern rather than an individual responsibility...
  87. ncbi Self-reflection in multicultural training: be careful what you ask for
    Jann L Murray-García
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, University of California, Davis, California, USA
    Acad Med 80:694-701. 2005
    ..To help achieve that goal, they emphasize what to anticipate in effecting optimal trainee education and how to create an institutional climate supportive of individual change...
  88. ncbi Integrating literacy, culture, and language to improve health care quality for diverse populations
    Dennis P Andrulis
    Center for Health Equality, Drexel University School of Public Health, Philadelphia, PA 19102 1192, USA
    Am J Health Behav 31:S122-33. 2007
    ..To understand the interrelationship of literacy, culture, and language and the importance of addressing their intersection...
  89. ncbi Cultural competence and medical education: many names, many perspectives, one goal
    Joseph R Betancourt
    The Disparities Solutions Center, Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Acad Med 81:499-501. 2006
    ..Call it what you will, the field of cultural competence aims quite simply to assure that health care providers are prepared to provide quality care to diverse populations...
  90. ncbi Should "acculturation" be a variable in health research? A critical review of research on US Hispanics
    Linda M Hunt
    Department of Anthropology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Soc Sci Med 59:973-86. 2004
    ....
  91. ncbi Incorporating cultural diversity in randomised controlled trials in midwifery
    C Homer
    Midwifery Practice and Research Centre, James Laws House, St George Hospital, Kogarah, NSW 2217, Australia
    Midwifery 16:252-9. 2000
    ..many randomised controlled trials exclude women who do not speak English or are designed in such a way that cultural diversity is not facilitated...
  92. ncbi Applying theory to the design of cultural competency training for medical students: a case study
    Sonia J Crandall
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Wiston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Acad Med 78:588-94. 2003
    ..Also discussed are the implications of the outcomes for the development of culturally competent physicians and how using appropriate theory can help achieve desired outcomes...
  93. ncbi Developing culturally competent community faculty: a model program
    Warren J Ferguson
    Community Faculty Development Center, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester 01655, USA
    Acad Med 78:1221-8. 2003
    The Liaison Committee on Medical Education recently set standards for cultural diversity training as part of the medical school curriculum...
  94. ncbi First-year medical students' attitudes toward diversity and its teaching: an investigation at one U.S. Medical School
    Nisha Dogra
    Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Greenwood Institute of Child Health, University of Leicester, United Kingdom
    Acad Med 78:1191-200. 2003
    To investigate whether medical students conceptualize culture and cultural diversity best within "categorical" or "cultural sensibility" teaching models.
  95. ncbi Wrestling with ethnic diversity: toward empowering health educators
    J Kai
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    Med Educ 35:262-71. 2001
    ..Developing teachers' own awareness and skills, followed by appropriate support, are likely to be prerequisites for successful training...
  96. ncbi Insurgent multiculturalism: rethinking how and why we teach culture in medical education
    Delese Wear
    Department of Behavioral Science, Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine, Rootstown, OH 44272, USA
    Acad Med 78:549-54. 2003
    ....
  97. ncbi Using benchmarking research to locate agency best practices for African American clients
    Mary Ellen Kondrat
    College of Social Work, Ohio State University, Columbus 43210, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 29:495-518. 2002
    ..Implications for administration practice and further research are discussed...
  98. ncbi Teaching social and cultural awareness to medical students: "it's all very nice to talk about it in theory, but ultimately it makes no difference"
    Brenda L Beagan
    School of Occupational Therapy, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Acad Med 78:605-14. 2003
    ..The course, Physicians, Patients & Society (PPS) was introduced at the time the school was moving to a PBL curriculum...
  99. ncbi Professional development of medical students: problems and promises
    D Wear
    Northeastern Ohio University College of Medicine, Rootstown, OH 44272 0095, USA
    Acad Med 72:1056-62. 1997
    ....
  100. ncbi Creating a culturally competent organization: use of the diversity competency model
    Doreen K Frusti
    Department of Nursing, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Nurs Adm 33:31-8. 2003
    ..Leadership commitment, structural linkages, organizational culture, and continuous measurement constitute the Diversity Competency Model assessment. The authors discuss the model and its use...
  101. ncbi The development and evaluation of a programme to teach cultural diversity to medical undergraduate students
    N Dogra
    Greenwood Institute of Child Health, University of Leicester, Westcotes House, Westcotes Drive, Leicester LE3 0QU, UK
    Med Educ 35:232-41. 2001
    ..and content), implementation and evaluation of a component of the Human Diversity Module developed to teach cultural diversity to undergraduate medical students...

Research Grants11

  1. National Association for Rural Mental Health Conference
    David Lambert; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..service system financing models appropriate for rural and frontier communities, 3) Monitoring the increasing cultural diversity of rural areas and assessing the implications for clinical training and practice to ensure that providers ..
  2. ASTHMA--ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE CENTER
    MERRILL GERSHWIN; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..The location provides a wealth of ethnic and cultural diversity as well as AM practitioners in the Sierra Foothills, Bay Area and Coastal regions of Northern California...
  3. NANDA, NIC AND NOC--EFFECTS ON HEALTH OUTCOMES
    Margaret Lunney; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..The two groups will be matched on five characteristics of the schools: cultural diversity, registration, socioeconomic status, absentee rate, and average reading level...
  4. MEXICAN-ORIGIN CHILDREN'S HEALTH IN CULTURAL CONTEXT
    Lauren Clark; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..perceptions and expectations of professional and household-based child health care; Aim 4 will examine intra-cultural diversity in household health production and professional health care perceptions; and Aim 5 will provide narrative ..
  5. ORGANIZATION AND FINANCING OF CARE FOR THE SERIOUSLY ME
    David Mechanic; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..from Center experts in five key areas: measurement of client outcomes; family burden; cost outcomes; cultural diversity; and policy significance...
  6. WISCONSIN LEADERSHIP SUMMIT
    PAUL CARBONE; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..8% statewide. Additionally, the cultural diversity of the Planning Committee and the assurance of participation and assistance from key community organizations ..
  7. FOURTH BIENNIAL SYMPOSIUM ON MINORITIES AND CANCER
    Armin Weinberg; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..is to seek funding for the 4th Biennial Symposium on Minorities, the Medically Underserved & Cancer: Cultural Diversity, Poverty, and Health Care Reform...
  8. An Interactive Program for Workplace Diversity Skills
    CHRISTY SHERMAN; Fiscal Year: 2002
    DESCRIPTION (provided by investigator): An interactive multimedia CD-ROM program providing cultural diversity training will be produced for use in worksites...
  9. CD ROM CURRICULUM FOR NURSE AIDES IN LONG TERM CARE
    Jules Rosen; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Special attention will be paid to minority issues and cultural diversity as they apply to long-term care residents, their families and nursing home personnel...
  10. WOMEN'S RESPONSES TO BATTERING
    Jacquelyn Campbell; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..Measures to ensure cultural diversity were and will be taken. The program of research incorporates a longitudinal design...
  11. The use of valerian on sleep in persons with restless legs syndrome
    Norma Cuellar; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The merging of past scholarly work in elder care, cultural diversity and complementary and alternative medicine framed the proposed study...