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.

The Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, one of the founding departments at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, is a dynamic, diverse, and broad-based academic and clinical department. Our mission statement both reflects and guides the work of our faculty and staff: Our mission is to provide leadership to achieve the highest standards of patient care, education, and research in family medicine and community health, and we are committed to improving the impact of this work on the health of populations with special emphasis on those most vulnerable. The words that attracted many members of our faculty to family medicine - continuity, coordination, commitment, caring, comprehensiveness, and community - still define our work, and in today's world are more important than ever.

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Publications from 2016

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PRogram In Support of Moms (PRISM): Development and Beta Testing, Nancy Byatt, Lori Pbert, Safiyah Hosein, Holly A. Swartz, Linda Weinreb, Jeroan J. Allison, and Douglas M. Ziedonis

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Uveitis and Systemic Inflammatory Markers in Convalescent Phase of Ebola Virus Disease, John R. Chancellor, Sriranjani P. Padmanabhan, Thomas C. Greenough, Richard Sacra, Richard T. Ellison III, Lawrence C. Madoff, Rebecca Droms, David Hinkle, George K. Asdourian, Robert W. Finberg, Ute Stroher, Timothy M. Uyeki, and Olga M. Cerón

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Levels of physical dependence on tobacco among adolescent smokers in Cyprus, Costas A. Christophi, Despina Pampaka, Martha Paisi, Solonas Ioannou, and Joseph R. DiFranza

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Evaluating One Strategy for Including Reflection in Medical Education and Practice, Meghan Veno, Hugh Silk, Judith A. Savageau, and Kate M. Sullivan

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An Analysis of Implicit Bias in Medical Education, Racquel J. Wells, Christine Motzkus, Suzanne B. Cashman, Jeroan J. Allison, Michael Buckner, Sonia Chimienti, and Deborah L. Plummer

Publications from 2015

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Impact of school staff health on work productivity in secondary schools in Massachusetts, Heather J. Alker, Monica L. Wang, Lori Pbert, Nancy Thorsen, and Stephenie C. Lemon

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Adherence to Buprenorphine Treatment Guidelines in a Medicaid Program, Jeffrey D. Baxter, Robin E. Clark, Mihail D. Samnaliev, Gideon Aweh, and Elizabeth O'Connell

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Formative Clinical Geriatrics Experiences for First- and Second-Year Medical Students: An Elusive Goal, Gary Blanchard, Erika Oleson, Mark Fitzgerald, and Jerry H. Gurwitz

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Enhancing Participation in Depression Care in Outpatient Perinatal Care Settings: A Systematic Review, Nancy Byatt, Len L. Levin, Douglas M. Ziedonis, Tiffany A. Moore Simas, and Jeroan J. Allison

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Changes in smoking-related symptoms during enforced abstinence of incarceration, Jennifer G. Clarke, Stephen A. Martin, Rosemarie A. Martin, L. A.R. Stein, Jacob J. van den Berg, Donna R. Parker, Arthur R. McGovern, Mary B. Roberts, and Beth C. Bock

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Risk Factors for Relapse and Higher Costs Among Medicaid Members with Opioid Dependence or Abuse: Opioid Agonists, Comorbidities, and Treatment History, Robin E. Clark, Jeffrey D. Baxter, Gideon Aweh, Elizabeth O'Connell, William H. Fisher, and Bruce A. Barton

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Improving patient notification of solid abdominal viscera incidental findings with a standardized protocol, Courtney E. Collins, Nicole Cherng, Theodore P. McDade, Babak Movahedi, Timothy A. Emhoff, Giles F. Whalen, Jennifer LaFemina, and Jon D. Dorfman

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A 2015 Update on The Natural History and Diagnosis of Nicotine Addiction, Joseph R. DiFranza

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A new way of hearing, Lisa S. Gussak

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Academic-Correctional Health Partnerships: Preparing the Correctional Health Workforce for the Changing Landscape-Focus Group Research Results, Janet Hale, Heather-Lyn Haley, Judy L. Jones, Allyson Brennan, and Arthur Brewer

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Nicotine and Resting-State Functional Connectivity: Effects of Intermittent Doses, Wei Huang, Kelly Tam, Janaque Fernando, Meghan E. Heffernan, Jean A. King, and Joseph R. DiFranza

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Parental smoke exposure and the development of nicotine craving in adolescent novice smokers: the roles of DRD2, DRD4, and OPRM1 genotypes, Marloes Kleinjan, Rutger C.M.E. Engels, and Joseph R. DiFranza

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Frequent Emergency Department Visits and Hospitalizations Among Homeless People With Medicaid: Implications for Medicaid Expansion, Wen-Chieh Lin, Monica Bharel, Jianying Zhang, Elizabeth O'Connell, and Robin E. Clark

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Frequent Emergency Department Visits and Hospitalizations Among Homeless People With Medicaid: Implications for Medicaid Expansion, Wen-Chieh Lin, Monica Bharel, Jianying Zhang, Elizabeth O'Connell, and Robin E. Clark

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A Qualitative Study of Vulnerable Patient Views of Type 2 Diabetes Consumer Reports, Daniel R. Longo, Benjamin F. Crabtree, Maria B. Pellerano, Jenna Howard, Barry G. Saver, Edward L. Hannan, Justin Lee, Michael T. Lundberg, and Roy Sabo

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Vision Stations: Addressing Corrective Vision Needs With Low-cost Technologies, Stephen A. Martin and Elizabeth A. Frutiger

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Comment on Inzucchi et al. Management of Hyperglycemia in Type 2 Diabetes, 2015: A Patient-Centered Approach. Update to a Position Statement of the American Diabetes Association and the European Association for the Study of Diabetes. Diabetes Care 2015;38:140-149, James P. McCormack, Stephen A. Martin, and David H. Newman

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Pregnancy outcomes among women with intellectual and developmental disabilities, Monika Mitra, Susan L. Parish, Karen M. Clements, Xiaohui Cui, and Hafsatou Diop

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Challenges in developing primary care physicians' motivational interviewing skills, Daniel Mullin, Lisa Forsberg, Judith A. Savageau, and Barry G. Saver

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Cohort Profile: The Nicotine Dependence in Teens (NDIT) Study, Jennifer O'Loughlin, Joseph R. DiFranza, and Robert J. Wellman

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Pregnancy Outcomes Among U.S. Women With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Susan L. Parish, Monika Mitra, Esther Son, Alexandra Bonardi, Paul T. Swoboda, and Leah Igdalsky

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Achieving the Triple Aim: A Curriculum Framework for Health Professions Education, Mary A. Paterson, Malika Fair, Suzanne B. Cashman, Clyde Evans, and David Garr

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Achieving the Triple Aim: A Curriculum Framework for Health Professions Education, Mary A. Paterson, Malika Fair, Suzanne B. Cashman, Clyde Evans, and David Garr

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Perspectives in Implementing a Pragmatic Pediatric Primary Care-Based Intervention Trial, Lori Pbert, Susan Druker, Alan J. Flint, Martin H. Young, and Joseph R. DiFranza

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State-of-the-Art Office-Based Interventions to Eliminate Youth Tobacco Use: The Past Decade, Lori Pbert, Harold Farber, Kimberly Horn, Harry A. Lando, Myra L. Muramoto, Jennifer O'Loughlin, Susanne E. Tanski, Robert J. Wellman, Jonathan P. Winickoff, and Jonathan D. Klein

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Power of Knowledge: Effect of Two Educational Interventions on Readiness for Chlamydia Screening, Rachel Sagor, Jeremy Golding, Margaret M. Giorgio, and Diane R. Blake

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A piece of my mind. Should C be a passing grade for the USPSTF?, Barry G. Saver

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UMass PCORI mammography ages 40-49 decision aid [English], Barry G. Saver, Gonzalo Bacigalupe, Nancy Esparza, Sarah L. Cutrona, Marcela Hayes, Tatyana Gorodetsky, Kathleen M. Mazor, Joanne Calista, and Roger S. Luckmann

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UMass PCORI PSA decision aid [English], Barry G. Saver, Gonzalo Bacigalupe, Nancy Esparza, Sarah L. Cutrona, Marcela Hayes, Tatyana Gorodetsky, Kathleen M. Mazor, Joanne Calista, and Roger S. Luckmann

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Care that Matters: Quality Measurement and Health Care, Barry G. Saver, Stephen A. Martin, Ronald N. Adler, Lucy M. Candib, Konstantinos E. Deligiannidis, Jeremy Golding, Daniel J. Mullin, Michele Roberts, and Stefan Topolski

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Behind bars: the compelling case for academic health centers partnering with correctional facilities, Robert L. Trestman, Warren J. Ferguson, and Jeff Dickert

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Preventive behaviors and knowledge of tick-borne illnesses: results of a survey from an endemic area, Sara L. Valente, Daniel Wemple, Sebastian Ramos, Suzanne B. Cashman, and Judith A. Savageau

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Confirmatory factor analysis of the Autonomy over Tobacco Scale (AUTOS) in adults, Robert J. Wellman, Joseph R. DiFranza, and Jennifer O'Loughlin

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Item Response Theory analysis of the Autonomy over Tobacco Scale (AUTOS), Robert J. Wellman, Maria Orlando. Edelen, and Joseph R. DiFranza

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Data dilemmas and difficult decisions: on dealing with inconsistencies in self-reports, Robert J. Wellman and Jennifer O'Loughlin

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Emergency preparedness of families of children with developmental disabilities: what public health and safety emergency planners need to know, Susan Wolf-Fordham, Carol Curtin, Melissa C. T. Maslin, Linda G. Bandini, and Charles D. Hamad

Publications from 2014

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Hospitalist involvement in family medicine residency training: A CERA study, Robert A. Baldor, Judith A. Savageau, Navkiran Shokar, Stacy E. Potts, Joseph Gravel Jr., Kimberly Eisenstock, and James Ledwith

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The impact of prior authorization on buprenorphine dose, relapse rates, and cost for Massachusetts Medicaid beneficiaries with opioid dependence, Robin E. Clark, Jeffrey D. Baxter, Bruce A. Barton, Gideon Aweh, Elizabeth O'Connell, and William H. Fisher

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Not paying for catheter-associated urinary tract infections: more difficult than it seems, Robin E. Clark and Karen M. Clements

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Relationship between self-assessed and tested non-English-language proficiency among primary care providers, Lisa Diamond, Sukyung Chung, Warren J. Ferguson, Javier Gonzalez, Elizabeth A. Jacobs, and Francesca Gany

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Sustained waterpipe use among young adults, Erika N. Dugas, Erin K. O'Loughlin, Nancy C. Low, Robert J. Wellman, and Jennifer O'Loughlin

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Approaches for classifying the indications for colonoscopy using detailed clinical data, Hirut Fassil, Kenneth F. Adams, Sheila Weinmann, V. Paul Doria-Rose, Eric Johnson, Andrew E. Williams, Douglas A. Corley, and Chyke A. Doubeni

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Co-occurring risk factors for arrest among persons with opioid abuse and dependence: implications for developing interventions to limit criminal justice involvement, William H. Fisher, Robin E. Clark, Jeffrey D. Baxter, Bruce A. Barton, Elizabeth O'Connell, and Gideon Aweh

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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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In a neighborhood near you: how community health workers help people obtain health insurance and primary care, Debi Lang, Linda J. Cragin, Deborah Raymond, and Sue Kane

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Variation in long-term antipsychotic polypharmacy and high-dose prescribing across physicians and hospitals, Eric A. Latimer, Adonia Naidu, Erica E. Moodie M, Robin E. Clark, Ashok K. Malla, Robyn Tamblyn, and Willy Wynant

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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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Five-year trends in women veterans' use of VA maternity benefits, 2008-2012, Kristin M. Mattocks, Susan Frayne, Ciaran S. Phibbs, Elizabeth M. Yano, Laurie Zephyrin, Holly Shryock, Sally Haskell, Jodie Katon, J. Cherry Sullivan, Linda Weinreb, Christine M. Ulbricht, and Lori A. Bastian

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Intimate partner violence in the relationships of men with disabilities in the United States: relative prevalence and health correlates, Monika Mitra and Vera E. Mouradian

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The effects of supported employment in Latino consumers with severe mental illness, Kim T. Mueser, Gary R. Bond, Susan M. Essock, Robin E. Clark, Elizabeth Carpenter-Song, Robert E. Drake, and Rosemarie Wolfe

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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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Cohort Profile: The Nicotine Dependence in Teens (NDIT) Study, Jennifer O'Loughlin, Joseph R. DiFranza, and Robert J. Wellman

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Treatment of rheumatoid arthritis with marine and botanical oils: an 18-month, randomized, and double-blind trial, George W. Reed, Katherine Leung, Ronald G. Rossetti, Susan Van Buskirk, John T. Sharp, and Robert B. Zurier

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Collaborative Family Healthcare Association commentary on the "joint principles: Integrating behavioral health care into the patient-centered medical home", Christine Runyan and Parinda Khatri

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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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Ethnicity and socioeconomic status as risk factors for rapid onset of tobacco addiction, Robert Scragg, Joseph R. DiFranza, Ben Youdan, Murray Laugesen, and Marewa Glover

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Office-based anesthesia: safety and outcomes, Fred E. Shapiro, Nathan Punwani, Noah M. Rosenberg, Arnaldo Valedon, Rebecca Twersky, and Richard D. Urman

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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

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Determinants of sustained binge drinking in young adults, Robert J. Wellman, Gisele A. Contreras, Erika N. Dugas, Erin K. O'Loughlin, and Jennifer O'Loughlin

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Recalled first reactions to inhaling nicotine predict the level of physical dependence, Robert J. Wellman, Joseph R. DiFranza, and Jennifer O'Loughlin

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Retail impact of raising tobacco sales age to 21 years, Jonathan P. Winickoff, Lester Hartman, Minghua L. Chen, Mark Gottlieb, Emara Nabi-Burza, and Joseph R. DiFranza

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A longitudinal study of multicultural curriculum in medical education, Mary L. Zanetti, An Dinh, Laura Hunter, Michael A. Godkin, and Warren J. Ferguson

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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Comparison of physical activity between children with autism spectrum disorders and typically developing children, Linda G. Bandini, James Gleason, Carol Curtin, Keith Lividini, Sarah E. Anderson, Sharon A. Cermak, Melissa Maslin, and Aviva Must

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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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Writing is like touch, Lucy M. Candib

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Responses of state Medicaid programs to buprenorphine diversion: doing more harm than good, Robin E. Clark and Jeffrey D. Baxter

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Reported racial discrimination, trust in physicians, and medication adherence among inner-city African Americans with hypertension, Yendelela L. Cuffee, J. Lee Hargraves, Milagros C. Rosal, Becky A. Briesacher, Antoinette Schoenthaler, Sharina D. Person, Sandral Hullett, and Jeroan J. Allison

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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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Screening colonoscopy and risk for incident late-stage colorectal cancer diagnosis in average-risk adults: a nested case-control study, Chyke A. Doubeni, Sheila Weinmann, Kenneth Adams, Aruna Kamineni, Diana S. M. Buist, Arlene S. Ash, Carolyn M. Rutter, V. Paul Doria-Rose, Douglas A. Corley, Robert T. Greenlee, Jessica Chubak, Andrew E. Williams, Aimee R. Kroll-Desrosiers, Eric Johnson, Joseph Webster, Kathryn Richert-Boe, Theodore R. Levin, Robert H. Fletcher, and Noel S. Weiss

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Advancing the university mission through partnerships with state Medicaid programs, Jay S. Himmelstein and Andrew B. Bindman

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Progressive levels of physical dependence to tobacco coincide with changes in the anterior cingulum bundle microstructure, Wei Huang, Joseph R. DiFranza, David N. Kennedy, Nanyin Zhang, Douglas M. Ziedonis, W. W. Sanouri A. Ursprung, and Jean A. King

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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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Michelle Landry and Judy Savageau on No Need to Reinvent the Wheel: Project Management Tools for Your Evaluation Projects, Michelle R. Landry and Judith A. Savageau

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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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Overcoming challenges integrating patient-generated data into the clinical EHR: lessons from the CONtrolling Disease Using Inexpensive IT--Hypertension in Diabetes (CONDUIT-HID) Project, Jenna L. Marquard, Lawrence D. Garber, Barry G. Saver, Brian Amster, Michael Kelleher, and Peggy Preusse

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

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Running toward the fire: empathy and ethics in medical education, Noah M. Rosenberg

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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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Meals in Our Household: reliability and initial validation of a questionnaire to assess child mealtime behaviors and family mealtime environments, Sarah E. Anderson, Aviva Must, Carol Curtin, and Linda G. Bandini

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Medicaid, Robert A. Baldor and Michael A. Tutty

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Medicare, Robert A. Baldor and Michael A. Tutty