This collection showcases journal articles, book chapters, and other publications and presentations written by faculty and researchers of the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.

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Publications from 2014

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Primary prevention for resettled refugees from Burma: where to begin?, Heather-Lyn Haley, Meredith Walsh, Nang H. Tin Maung, Clara P. Savage, and Suzanne B. Cashman

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The development and expression of physical nicotine dependence corresponds to structural and functional alterations in the anterior cingulate-precuneus pathway, Wei Huang, Jean A. King, W. W. Sanouri A. Ursprung, Shaokuan Zheng, Nanyin Zhang, David N. Kennedy, Douglas M. Ziedonis, and Joseph R. DiFranza

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Librarian Participation in Chart Rounds: Final Results of Two Surveys Measuring the Effectiveness of Librarians Working with Family Medicine Residents in a Clinical Setting, Len L. Levin, Judith M. Nordberg, and Heather-Lyn Haley

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The Vitamin D Status of Prison Inmates, Benjamin U. Nwosu, Louise Maranda, Rosalie Berry, Barbara Colocino, Carlos D. Flores, Kerry Folkman, Thomas Groblewski, and Patricia Ruze

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Colonoscopy--don't want to be sedated, Barry G. Saver

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Inaccurate risk perceptions and individualized risk estimates by patients with type 2 diabetes, Barry G. Saver, Kathleen M. Mazor, J. Lee Hargraves, and Marcela Hayes

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Does experiencing homelessness affect women's motivation to change alcohol or drug use, Carole C. Upshur, Linda F. Weinreb, Debbie M. Cheng, Theresa W. Kim, Jeffrey H. Samet, and Richard Saitz

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What Happens to Mental Health Treatment During Pregnancy? Women's Experience with Prescribing Providers, Linda F. Weinreb, Nancy Byatt, Tiffany A. Moore Simas, Karen Tenner, and Judith A. Savageau

Publications from 2013

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Assistive Technology (AT): Opportunities for Interdisciplinary Research, Education, and Service Delivery, Alkim Akyurtlu, Deirdra Murphy, Alexandra Bonardi, Tom Mercier, and Craig Armiento

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Social support and smoking abstinence among incarcerated adults in the United States: a longitudinal study, Beth Bock, Cheryl E. Lopes, Jacob J. van den Berg, Mary B. Roberts, L. A. R. Stein, Rosemarie A. Martin, Stephen A. Martin, and Jennifer G. Clarke

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Community Mental Health Provider Reluctance to Provide Pharmacotherapy May Be a Barrier to Addressing Perinatal Depression: A Preliminary Study, Nancy Byatt, Kathleen Biebel, Gifty Debordes-Jackson, Rebecca S. Lundquist, Tiffany A. Moore Simas, Linda F. Weinreb, and Douglas M. Ziedonis

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Perspectives of People Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing on Mental Health, Recovery, and Peer Support, Linda M. Cabral, Kathy Muhr, and Judith A. Savageau

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Prenatal oral health education in U.S. dental schools and obstetrics and gynecology residencies, Megan Curtis, Hugh Silk, and Judith A. Savageau

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Short Measures Of Tobacco Dependence Optimized For Biological Research, Joseph R. DiFranza and W. W. Sanouri A. Ursprung

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What Aspect of Dependence Does the Fagerström Test for Nicotine Dependence Measure?, Joseph R. DiFranza, Robert J. Wellman, Judith A. Savageau, Ariel Beccia, W. W. Sanouri A. Ursprung, and Robert McMillen

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Three Measures of Tobacco Dependence Independently Predict Changes in Neural Structure, Jean A. King, W. W. Sanouri A. Ursprung, Joseph R. DiFranza, Wei Huang, Nanyin Zhang, David N. Kennedy, and Douglas M. Ziedonis

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Short- and long-term risk of colorectal adenoma recurrence among whites and blacks, Adeyinka O. Laiyemo, Chyke A. Doubeni, Hassan Brim, Hassan Ashktorab, Robert E. Schoen, Samir Gupta, Aline Charabaty, Elaine Lanza, Duane T. Smoot, Elizabeth Platz, and Amanda J. Cross

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Factors Associated with the Risk of Adenoma Recurrence in Distal and Proximal Colon, Adeyinka O. Laiyemo, Chyke A. Doubeni, Paul F. Pinsky, V. Paul Doria-Rose, Pamela M. Marcus, Robert E. Schoen, Elaine Lanza, and Amanda J. Cross

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Referring patients for telephone counseling to promote colorectal cancer screening, Roger Luckmann, Mary E. Costanza, Milagros C. Rosal, Mary Jo White, and Caroline Cranos

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Ethical matters in rural integrated primary care settings, Daniel Mullin and Joseph Stenger

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Ethical issues facing providers in collaborative primary care settings: do current guidelines suffice to guide the future of team based primary care, Christine Runyan, Patricia Robinson, and Debra A. Gould

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The central role of comorbidity in predicting ambulatory care sensitive hospitalizations, Barry G. Saver, Ching-Yun Wang, Sharon A. Dobie, Pamela K. Green, and Laura-Mae Baldwin

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Methodological challenges of measuring primary care delivery to pediatric medicaid beneficiaries who use community health centers, Karen R. Tyo, Deborah Gurewich, and Donald S. Shepard

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A pilot study of a primary prevention curriculum to address preschool behavior problems, Carole C. Upshur, Melodie Wenz-Gross, and George W. Reed

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Prenatal Oral Health Education in U.S. Obstetrics and Gynecology Residencies and Dental Schools: Results of a National Survey, Megan Weeks, Judith A. Savageau, and Hugh Silk

Publications from 2012

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Medicaid, Robert A. Baldor and Michael A. Tutty

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Medicare, Robert A. Baldor and Michael A. Tutty

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Evaluating the Efficacy of Training Programs for Community Health Workers in Rural Uganda, Elizabeth Butler, Edward O’Neil, Zachary Tabb, Edward Mwebe, John Mukadde, Prossy Jim, Michael A. Godkin, Judith A. Savageau, Safi Ahmed, and Arwen Wolfe

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Inquiring into our past: when the doctor is a survivor of abuse, Lucy M. Candib, Judith A. Savageau, Linda F. Weinreb, and George W. Reed

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Partnering for health: collaborative leadership between a community health center and the YWCA central Massachusetts, Suzanne B. Cashman, Patricia Flanagan, Matthew A. Silva, and Lucy M. Candib

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Variation of Adenoma Prevalence by Age, Sex, Race, and Colon Location in a Large Population: Implications for Screening and Quality Programs, Douglas A. Corley, Christopher D. Jensen, Amy R. Marks, Wei K. Zhao, Jolanda de Boer, Theodore R. Levin, Chyke A. Doubeni, Bruce H. Fireman, and Charles P. Quesenberry

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Assessing Patient-Provider Collaboration in Subjects with Type 2 Diabetes in Jamaica and Effects on Glycemic Control, Paul E. Daniel Jr., Michael A. Godkin, Judith A. Savageau, Rosemarie Wright-Pascoe, and Michael G. Lee

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A comparison of the Autonomy over Tobacco Scale and the Fagerstrom Test for Nicotine Dependence, Joseph R. DiFranza, Judith A. Savageau, and Robert J. Wellman

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The assessment of tobacco dependence in young users of smokeless tobacco, Joseph R. DiFranza, Michael Sweet, Judith A. Savageau, and W. W. Sanouri A. Ursprung

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Does progression through the stages of physical addiction indicate increasing overall addiction to tobacco, Joseph R. DiFranza, Robert J. Wellman, and Judith A. Savageau

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Neighborhood socioeconomic status and use of colonoscopy in an insured population--a retrospective cohort study, Chyke A. Doubeni, Guruprasad D. Jambaulikar, Hassan Fouayzi, Scott B. Robinson, Margaret J. Gunter, Terry S. Field, Douglas W. Roblin, and Robert H. Fletcher

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Socioeconomic status and the risk of colorectal cancer: An analysis of more than a half million adults in the National Institutes of Health-AARP Diet and Health Study, Chyke A. Doubeni, Adeyinka O. Laiyemo, Jacqueline M. Major, Mario Schootman, Min Lian, Yikyung Park, Barry I. Graubard, Albert R. Hollenbeck, and Rashmi Sinha

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Contribution of behavioral risk factors and obesity to socioeconomic differences in colorectal cancer incidence, Chyke A. Doubeni, Jacqueline M. Major, Adeyinka O. Laiyemo, Mario Schootman, Ann G. Zauber, Albert R. Hollenbeck, Rashmi Sinha, and Jeroan J. Allison

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Health Status, Neighborhood Socioeconomic Context, and Premature Mortality in the United States: The National Institutes of Health-AARP Diet and Health Study, Chyke A. Doubeni, Mario Schootman, Jacqueline M. Major, Rosalie A. Torres Stone, Adeyinka O. Laiyemo, Yikyung Park, Min Lian, Lynne Messer, Barry I. Graubard, Rashmi Sinha, Albert R. Hollenbeck, and Arthur Schatzkin

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Developing community health worker diabetes training, Warren J. Ferguson, Celeste A. Lemay, J. Lee Hargraves, T. Gorodetsky, and J. Calista

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Assessing Health Care Reform: Potential Effects on Insurance Coverage Among Persons With Disabilities, Jack Gettens, Alexis D. Henry, and Jay S. Himmelstein

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The Prospect of Losing Benefits and the Work Decisions of Participants in Disability Programs : A Cross-Program Comparison, Jack Gettens, Alexis D. Henry, Aniko Laszlo, and Jay S. Himmelstein

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Achieving excellence in community health centers: implications for health reform, Deborah Gurewich, John Capitman, Jenna T. Sirkin, and Diana Traje

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On-site provision of substance abuse treatment services at community health centers, Deborah Gurewich, Jenna T. Sirkin, and Donald S. Shepard

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Eat Walk Sleep for Health: Primary Prevention in a Refugee Community, Heather-Lyn Haley, Meredith Walsh, Nang Maung, Clara Savage, and Suzanne B. Cashman

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Community health workers assisting patients with diabetes in self-management, J. Lee Hargraves, Warren J. Ferguson, Celeste A. Lemay, and Joan Pernice

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Self-reported colorectal cancer screening of Medicare beneficiaries in family medicine vs. internal medicine practices in the United States: a cross-sectional study, Angela (Young) Higgins, Anna R. B. Doubeni, Karon L. Phillips, Adeyinka O. Laiyemo, Becky A. Briesacher, Jennifer Tjia, and Chyke A. Doubeni

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An Ounce of Prevention: How Are We Managing the Early Assessment of Residents' Clinical Skills?: A CERA Study, Tracy Kedian, Lisa S. Gussak, Judith A. Savageau, Andreas Cohrssen, Ilene Abramson, Kelly Everard, and Alison Dobbie

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Gender Differences in the Fagerström Test for Nicotine Dependence in Korean Americans, Sun Kim, (Julia) Hua Fang, Joseph R. DiFranza, Douglas M. Ziedonis, and Grace X. Ma

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Obesity, weight change, and risk of adenoma recurrence: a prospective trial, Adeyinka O. Laiyemo, Chyke A. Doubeni, Dilhana S. Badurdeen, Gillian Murphy, Pamela M. Marcus, Robert E. Schoen, E. Lanza, Duane T. Smoot, and A. J. Cross

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Factors associated with inadequate colorectal cancer screening with flexible sigmoidoscopy, Adeyinka O. Laiyemo, Chyke A. Doubeni, Paul F. Pinsky, V. Paul Doria-Rose, Andrew K. Sanderson II, Robert Bresalier, Joel Weissfeld, Robert E. Schoen, Pamela M. Marcus, Phillip C. Prorok, and Christine D. Berg

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A new approach to ensuring oral health care for people living with HIV/AIDS: the dental case manager, Celeste A. Lemay, Suzanne B. Cashman, Anne McDonald, and John R. Graves

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Community health worker encounter forms: a tool to guide and document patient visits and worker performance, Celeste A. Lemay, Warren J. Ferguson, and J. Lee Hargraves

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Socioeconomic status, healthcare density, and risk of prostate cancer among African American and Caucasian men in a large prospective study, Jacqueline M. Major, M. Norman Oliver, Chyke A. Doubeni, Albert R. Hollenbeck, Barry I. Graubard, and Rashmi Sinha

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Breakout Session: "Integrating Community Engaged Research into the Patient-Centered Medical Home", Toni McGuire and Carole C. Upshur

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Smoking among pregnant women with disabilities, Monika Mitra, Emily Lu, and Hafsatou Diop

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A Randomized Controlled Trial of Family Intervention for Co-occurring Substance Use and Severe Psychiatric Disorders, Kim T. Mueser, Shirley M. Glynn, Corrine Cather, Haiyi Xie, Roberto Zarate, Lindy Fox Smith, Robin E. Clark, Jennifer D. Gottlieb, Rosemarie Wolfe, and James Feldman

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Perceptions of evidence-based programs among community-based organizations tackling health disparities: a qualitative study, Shoba Ramanadhan, Josephine Crisostomo, Jaclyn Alexander-Molloy, Ediss Gandelman, Milagro Grullon, Vilma Lora, Chrasandra Reeves, Clara Savage, Kasisomayajula Viswanatha, PLANET MassCONECT C-PAC, and Chyke A. Doubeni

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Health Care for the Homeless: An Aging Demographic 2006 to 2010, Jennifer Aborn Russo and Carole C. Upshur

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Acute Care Surgery Patterns in the Current Era: Results of a Qualitative Study, Heena Santry, Patricia L. Pringle, Timothy A. Emhoff, George C. Velmahos, L. D. Britt, Lee Hargraves, and Catarina I. Kiefe

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The EHR Has No Clothes, Barry G. Saver

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Provision of contraceptive services to homeless women: results of a survey of health care for the homeless providers, Barry G. Saver, Linda F. Weinreb, Lillian Gelberg, and Suzanne Zerger

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Assessing Oral Health Curriculum in US Family Medicine Residency Programs: A CERA Study, Hugh Silk, Ronnelle King, Ian M. Bennett, Alexander W. Chessman, and Judith A. Savageau

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Improving population health through integration of primary care and public health: providing access to physical activity for community health center patients, Matthew A. Silva, Suzanne B. Cashman, Parag Kunte, and Lucy M. Candib

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Quality improvement "201": context-relevant quality improvement leadership training for the busy clinician-educator, Christopher J. Stille, Judith A. Savageau, Jeanne McBride, and Eric J. Alper

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Quality improvement "201": context-relevant quality improvement leadership training for the busy clinician-educator, Christopher J. Stille, Judith A. Savageau, Jeanne McBride, and Eric J. Alper

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Implementing a Primary Prevention Social Skills Intervention in Urban Preschools: Factors Associated with Quality and Fidelity, Melodie Wenz-Gross and Carole C. Upshur

Publications from 2011

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Medicaid, Robert A. Baldor

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Medicare, Robert A. Baldor

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Receipt of general medical care by colorectal cancer patients: a longitudinal study, Laura-Mae Baldwin, Sharon A. Dobie, Yong Cai, Barry G. Saver, Pamela K. Green, and C. Y. Wang

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Factors associated with Medicaid patients' access to buprenorphine treatment, Jeffrey D. Baxter, Robin E. Clark, Mihail D. Samnaliev, Yat (Gary) Leung, and Lobat Hashemi

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Return-to-work self-efficacy: development and validation of a scale in claimants with musculoskeletal disorders, Sandra Brouwer, Renee-Louise Franche, Sheilah Hogg-Johnson, Hyunmi Lee, Niklas Krause, and William S. Shaw

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Transforming the culture of surgical education: promoting teacher identity through human factors training, Mitchell A. Cahan, Susan Starr, Anne C. Larkin, Demetrius E. M. Litwin, Kate Sullivan, and Mark E. Quirk

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The evidence doesn't justify steps by state Medicaid programs to restrict opioid addiction treatment with buprenorphine, Robin E. Clark, Mihail D. Samnaliev, Jeffrey D. Baxter, and Yat (Gary) Leung

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Helping men make an informed decision about prostate cancer screening: A pilot study of telephone counseling, Mary E. Costanza, Roger S. Luckmann, Milagros C. Rosal, Mary Jo White, Nancy R. LaPelle, Melissa Partin, Caroline Cranos, Katherine Leung, and Christine M. Foley

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An evaluation of a clinical approach to staging tobacco addiction, Joseph R. DiFranza, Michael Sweet, Judith A. Savageau, and W. W. Sanouri A. Ursprung

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Do primary care physicians lose contact with their colorectal cancer patients, Sharon Dobie, Barry G. Saver, Ching-Yun Wang, Pamela K. Green, and Laura-Mae Baldwin

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Model approaches for advancing interprofessional prevention education, Clyde H. Evans, Suzanne B. Cashman, Donna A. Page, and David R. Garr

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Teaching Oral Health in U.S. Medical Schools: Results of a National Survey, Ashley Ferullo, Hugh Silk, and Judith A. Savageau

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Comparison of blogged and written reflections in two medicine clerkships, Melissa A. Fischer, Heather-Lyn Haley, Carrie L. Saarinen, and Katherine C C. Chretien

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Have working-age people with disabilities shared in the gains of Massachusetts health reform, John Gettens, Monika Mitra, Alexis D. Henry, and Jay S. Himmelstein

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Eat Walk Sleep Discuss: Building a Multi-Dimensional Participatory Relationship, Heather-Lyn Haley, Suzanne B. Cashman, Michael A. Godkin, Meredith Walsh, Nang Maung, Toy Lim, Sarah Tracy, Clara Savage, and James Madison II

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Provision of Fluoride Varnish to Medicaid-Enrolled Children by Physicians: The Massachusetts Experience, Inyang A. Isong, Hugh Silk, Sowmya R. Rao, James M. Perrin, Judith A. Savageau, and Karen Donelan

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A comparison of brain and behavioral effects of varenicline and nicotine in rats, Jean A. King, Wei Huang, Wei Chen, Meghan E. Heffernan, Jessica Shields, Pallavi Rane, Rhiannon Bircher, and Joseph R. DiFranza

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Likelihood of missed and recurrent adenomas in the proximal versus the distal colon, Adeyinka O. Laiyemo, Chyke A. Doubeni, Andrew K. Sanderson II, Paul F. Pinsky, Dilhana S. Badurdeen, V. Paul Doria-Rose, Pamela M. Marcus, Robert E. Schoen, Elaine Lanza, Arthur Schatzkin, and Amanda J. Cross

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Being there, there and there: using research methodology to evaluate the effectiveness of librarians embedded in chart rounds within a multi-center Family Medicine residency program, Len L. Levin, Judith M. Nordberg, and Heather-Lyn Haley

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Geographic variation in colorectal cancer survival and the role of small-area socioeconomic deprivation: a multilevel survival analysis of the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study Cohort, Min Lian, Mario Schootman, Chyke A. Doubeni, Yikyung Park, Jacqueline M. Major, Rosalie A. Torres Stone, Adeyinka O. Laiyemo, Albert R. Hollenbeck, Barry I. Graubard, and Arthur Schatzkin

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Geographic variation in colorectal cancer survival and the role of small-area socioeconomic deprivation: a multilevel survival analysis of the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study Cohort, Min Lian, Mario Schootman, Chyke A. Doubeni, Yikyung Park, Jacqueline M. Major, Rosalie A. Torres Stone, Adeyinka O. Laiyemo, Albert R. Hollenbeck, Barry I. Graubard, and Arthur Schatzkin

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Impact of psychological factors in the experience of pain, Steven J. Linton and William S. Shaw

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Chronic physical conditions in older adults with mental illness and/ or substance use disorders, Wen-Chieh Lin, Jianying Zhang, Yat (Gary) Leung, and Robin E. Clark

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Commentary: defining disability in health care education, Linda M. Long-Bellil, Darlene M. O'Connor, Kenneth L. Robey, Joan Earle Hahn, Paula M. Minihan, Catherine L. Graham, and Suzanne C. Smeltzer

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Teaching medical students about disability: the use of standardized patients, Linda M. Long-Bellil, Kenneth L. Robey, Catherine L. Graham, Paula M. Minihan, Suzanne C. Smeltzer, and Paul Kahn

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Socioeconomic deprivation impact on meat intake and mortality: NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study, Jacqueline M. Major, Amanda J. Cross, Chyke A. Doubeni, Yikyung Park, Min Lian, Albert R. Hollenbeck, Arthur Schatzkin, Barry I. Graubard, and Rashmi Sinha

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Desired educational outcomes of disability-related training for the generalist physician: knowledge, attitudes, and skills, Paula M. Minihan, Kenneth L. Robey, Linda M. Long-Bellil, Catherine L. Graham, Joan Earle Hahn, Laurie Woodard, and Gary E. Eddey

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Unmet needs for home and community-based services among persons with disabilities in Massachusetts, Monika Mitra, Karen Bogen, Linda M. Long-Bellil, and Dennis Heaphy

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Physical abuse around the time of pregnancy among women with disabilities, Monika Mitra, Susan E. Manning, and Emily Lu

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Sexual violence victimization against men with disabilities, Monika Mitra, Vera E. Mouradian, and Marci Diamond

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Introduction: elder mental health: the next frontier, Darlene M. O'Connor and Laney Bruner-Canhoto

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Leveraging the PASRR process to divert and transition elders with mental illness from nursing facilities, Darlene M. O'Connor, Jennifer S. Ingle, and Kimberly N. Wamback

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Mapping Patient Distributions Informs Community-Oriented Primary Care in Four Community Health Centers in Central Massachusetts, Yelena Ogneva-Himmelberger, Warren J. Ferguson, Suzanne B. Cashman, Rahul Rakshit, Heather-Lyn Haley, Marie Caggiano, Konstantinos Deligiannidis, and Ben Adler