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 2021

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Closing the loop in child TB contact management: completion of TB preventive therapy outcomes in western Kenya, James A. Amisi, E. Jane Carter, Enos Masini, and Daria Szkwarko

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Project ECHO and primary care buprenorphine treatment for opioid use disorder: Implementation and clinical outcomes, James B. Anderson, Stephen A. Martin, Anne Gadomski, Nicole Krupa, Daniel J. Mullin, Amber Cahill, and Paul Jenkins

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Association of antidiabetic therapies with lower extremity amputation, mortality and healthcare cost from a nationwide retrospective cohort study in Taiwan, Hsien-Yen Chang, Ying-Yi Chou, Wenze Tang, Guann-Ming Chang, Chi-Feng Hsieh, Sonal Singh, and Yu-Chi Tung

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Integrating Behavioral Health and Primary Care (IBH-PC) to improve patient-centered outcomes in adults with multiple chronic medical and behavioral health conditions: study protocol for a pragmatic cluster-randomized control trial, Abigail M. Crocker and Daniel J. Mullin

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Behavioral Health considerations in prenatal and postpartum care, Elizabeth C. Dykhouse

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Delivery of bad/difficult news, Elizabeth C. Dykhouse

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Introduction to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Physicians, Elizabeth C. Dykhouse

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Massachusetts Justice Community Opioid Innovation Network (MassJCOIN), Elizabeth A. Evans, Thomas J. Stopka, Ekaterina Pivovarova, Sean M. Murphy, Faye S. Taxman, Warren J. Ferguson, Dana Bernson, Claudia Santelices, Kathryn E. McCollister, Randall Hoskinson Jr., Thomas Lincoln, and Peter D. Friedmann

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Using Health Information Technology to Engage African American Women on Nutrition and Supplement Use During the Preconception Period, Paula Gardiner, Timothy Bickmore, Leanne Yinusa-Nyahkoon, Matthew Reichert, Clevanne Julce, Nireesha Sidduri, Jessica Martin-Howard, Elisabeth Woodhams, Jumana Aryan, Zhe Zhang, Juan Fernandez, Mark Loafman, Jayakanth Srinivasan, Howard Cabral, and Brian W. Jack

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Trauma-Informed Peripartum Care, Rebecca Gwaltney and Elizabeth C. Dykhouse

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Dietary Habits and Medications to Control Hypertension among Women of Child-bearing Age in the United States from 2001-2016, Lara C. Kovell, Benjamin Maxner, M. Didem Ayturk, Tiffany Moore Simas, Colleen M> Harrington, David D. McManus, Paula Gardiner, Gerard P. Aurigemma, and Stephen P. Juraschek

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Stigma as a Barrier to Participant Recruitment of Minority Populations in Diabetes Research: Development of a Community-Centered Recruitment Approach, Suzanne Mitchell, Alexa Bragg, Ioana Moldovan, Shakiyla Woods, Katherine Melo, Jessica Martin-Howard, and Paula Gardiner

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Effective Goals-of-Care Conversations: From Skills Training to Bedside, Vandana Nagpal, Mary Philbin, Majid Yazdani, Prashant Veerreddy, David Fish, and Jennifer Reidy

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Depression predicts chronic pain interference in racially-diverse, low-income patients [preprint], Benjamin C. Nephew, Angela C. Incollingo Rodriguez, Veronica Melican, Justin J. Polcari, Kathryn E. Nippert, Mikhail Rashkovskii, Lilly-Beth Linnell, Ruofan Hu, Carolina Ruiz, Jean A. King, and Paula Gardiner

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Use of Palliative Care Music Therapy in a Hospital Setting during COVID-19, Jennifer Reidy and Mary-Carla MacDonald

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Assessing Goals-of-Care Documentation during the COVID-19 Patient Surge in an Academic Safety-Net Medical Center, Jennifer Reidy, Judith A. Savageau, Kate Sullivan, and Vandana Nagpal

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Feasibility of Implementation Mapping for Integrative Medical Group Visits, Isabel J. Roth, Malik K. Tiedt, Jessica L. Barnhill, Kristopher R. Karvelas, Keturah R. Faurot, Susan Gaylord, Paula Gardiner, Vanessa E. Miller, and Jennifer Leeman

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Digital Health Information Disparities in Older Adults: a Mixed Methods Study, Ruth M. Tappen, Mary E. Cooley, Roger Luckmann, and Somi Panday

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COmmuNity-engaged SimULation Training for Blood Pressure Control (CONSULT-BP): A study protocol, Jennifer Tjia, Michele P. Pugnaire, Olga Valdman, Maria M. Garcia, Majid Yazdani, Janet Fraser Hale, Jill M. Terrien, Ethan Eisdorfer, German Chiriboga, Lynley Rappaport, Geraldine Puerto, Elizabeth C. Dykhouse, Stacy E. Potts, Andriana M. Foiles Sifuentes, Sylvia Stanhope, Jeroan J. Allison, and Vennesa Duodo

Publications from 2020

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A Physician's Guide for Workers' Return to Work during COVID-19 Pandemic, Marcos C. Baptista, Wayne N. Burton, Brent Pawlecki, and Glenn Pransky

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Brief Self-Compassion Training Alters Neural Responses to Evoked Pain for Chronic Low Back Pain: A Pilot Study, Michael P. Berry, Jacqueline Lutz, Zev Schuman-Olivier, Christopher Germer, Susan Pollak, Robert R. Edwards, Paula Gardiner, Gaelle Desbordes, and Vitaly Napadow

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Episode 2: Friendly, not Familiar, Divya Bhatia, Hugh Silk, Rose Schutzberg, and Qiuwei Yang

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Episode 1: Budgeting, Divya Bhatia, Qiuwei Yang, and Hugh Silk

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Episode 6: Asylum Body Work, Divya Bhatia, Qiuwei Yang, Hugh Silk, and Lucy M. Candib

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Episode 5: Penal Code, Divya Bhatia, Qiuwei Yang, Hugh Silk, and Lisa S. Gussak

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Episode 3: When I Did What I Swore I Would Never Do, Divya Bhatia, Qiuwei Yang, Hugh Silk, and David S. Hatem

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Episode 4: Dear Anonymous Donor, Divya Bhatia, Qiuwei Yang, Hugh Silk, and Xinmiao Bridget Yang

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Access and Continuity: A Multidisciplinary Education Workshop to Teach Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Principles, Lauren Block, Christopher Petersen, Daniel J. Coletti, Pratiksha Yalakkishettar, and Nancy LaVine

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PPE Portraits - a Way to Humanize Personal Protective Equipment, Cati Brown-Johnson, Stacie Vilendrer, Mary Beth Heffernan, Shira Winter, Thanh Khong, Jennifer Reidy, and Steven M. Asch

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Asylum Body Work, Lucy M. Candib

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Does Home Remedy Use Contribute to Medication Nonadherence Among Blacks with Hypertension, Yendelela L. Cuffee, Milagros C. Rosal, J. Lee Hargraves, Becky A. Briesacher, Suzanne Akuley, Noof Altwatban, Sandral Hullett, and Jeroan J. Allison

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Weight Management in Primary Care for Children With Autism: Expert Recommendations, Carol Curtin, Susan L. Hyman, Diane D. Boas, Sandra Hassink, Sarabeth Broder-Fingert, Lauren T. Ptomey, Meredith Dreyer Gillette, Richard K. Fleming, Aviva Must, and Linda G. Bandini

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Introduction to Behavioral Health, Elizabeth C. Dykhouse

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Management of Stress and Physician Wellness, Elizabeth C. Dykhouse

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Motivational Interviewing (Part 2), Elizabeth C. Dykhouse

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Motivational Interviewing (part 3) and Physician Wellness, Elizabeth C. Dykhouse

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Patient-Centered Care and Motivational Interviewing, Elizabeth C. Dykhouse

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Identifying monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance in electronic health data, Mara M. Epstein, Cassandra Saphirak, Yanhua Zhou, Candace LeBlanc, Alan G. Rosmarin, Arlene S. Ash, Sonal Singh, Kimberly A. Fisher, Brenda M. Birmann, and Jerry H. Gurwitz

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Impact of Selective Eating on Social Domains Among Transition-Age Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Qualitative Study, Sara C. Folta, Carol Curtin, Aviva Must, Annie Pehrson, Katelyn Ryan, and Linda G. Bandini

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An Innovative Electronic Health Toolkit (Our Whole Lives for Chronic Pain) to Reduce Chronic Pain in Patients With Health Disparities: Open Clinical Trial, Paula Gardiner, Salvatore D'Amico, Man Luo, and Niina Haas

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Outcomes After Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy as a Bridging Modality to Liver Transplantation for Hepatocellular Carcinoma, Rashi Garg, Kim Foley, Babak Movahedi, Mark Masciocchi, Jacob R. Bledsoe, Linda Ding, Paul Rava, Thomas J. Fitzgerald, and Shirin Sioshansi

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Palliative Care During Public Health Emergencies: Examples from the COVID-19 Pandemic, Kristina Gracey, Stephen A. Martin, and Jennifer Reidy

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Association between sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors and lower extremity amputation: A systematic review and meta-analysis, James Heyward, Omar Mansour, Lily Olson, Sonal Singh, and G. Caleb Alexander

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A randomized, open-label, pragmatic study to assess reliever-triggered inhaled corticosteroid in African American/Black and Hispanic/Latinx adults with asthma: Design and methods of the PREPARE trial, Elliot Israel and M. Diane McKee

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Expanding Point-of-Care Ultrasound Training in a Low- and Middle-Income Country: Experiences From a Collaborative Short-Training Workshop in Kenya, Leanne Jones, Catherine Gathu, Daria Szkwarko, Sam Mucheru, Naushad Amin, James A. Amisi, Kevin Bergman, Mena Ramos, and Neil Jayasekera

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Neural activations during self-related processing in patients with chronic pain and effects of a brief self-compassion training - A pilot study, Jacqueline Lutz, Michael P. Berry, Vitaly Napadow, Christopher Germer, Susan Pollak, Paula Gardiner, Robert R. Edwards, Gaelle Desbordes, and Zev Schuman-Olivier

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Individual vs. Group Delivery of Acupuncture Therapy for Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain in Urban Primary Care-a Randomized Trial, M. Diane McKee, Arya Nielsen, Belinda Anderson, Elizabeth Chuang, Mariel Connolly, Qi Gao, Eric N. Gil, Claudia Lechuga, Mimi Kim, Huma Naqvi, and Benjamin Kligler

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Food Habits, Stressors, and Use of Complementary Medicine Therapies Among Pediatric Patients Who Attend an Integrative Medicine Pediatric Pain Clinic, Vidhita Mehta, Salvatore D'Amico, Man Luo, Kristen Bodner, Laura Goldstein, Caitlin Neri, and Paula Gardiner

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Group Acupuncture Therapy With Yoga Therapy for Chronic Neck, Low Back, and Osteoarthritis Pain in Safety Net Setting for an Underserved Population: Design and Rationale for a Feasibility Pilot, Arya Nielsen, Ray Teets, Steffany Moonaz, Belinda J. Anderson, Eve Walter, Mirta Milanes, Donna M. Mah, M. Diane McKee, and Benjamin Kligler

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Getting It Off the Ground: Key Factors Associated With Implementation of Wellness Programs, Lauren Penwell-Waines, Peter F. Cronholm, Julie Brennan, Amy Romain, Christine Runyan, Katherine Buck, Lindsay Fazio, Aaron Grace, Mari Ricker, Valerie Ross, Jill Schneiderhan, and Mary Talen

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Provider perceptions of a humanizing intervention for healthcare workers - a survey study of PPE Portraits, Jennifer Reidy, Cati Brown-Johnson, Nancy McCool, Shawna Steadman, Mary Beth Heffernan, and Vandana Nagpal

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The relationship between a microfinance-based healthcare delivery platform, health insurance coverage, health screenings, and disease management in rural Western Kenya, Molly Rosenberg, James Akiruga Amisi, Daria Szkwarko, Dan N. Tran, Becky Genberg, Maya Luetke, Sina Kianersi, Jane Namae, Jeremiah Laktabai, and Sonak Pastakia

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Efficacy and Safety of Hydroxychloroquine and Chloroquine for COVID-19: A systematic review [preprint], Sonal Singh and Thomas J. Moore

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Group Medical Visits and Clinician Wellbeing, Ariana Thompson-Lastad and Paula Gardiner

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Developmental-Behavioral Pediatricians' Diagnosis and Coding of Overweight and Obesity in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Morgan Walls, Carol Curtin, Sarah Phillips, Misha Eliasziw, Carissa Jackel, Aviva Must, Linda G. Bandini, and Sarabeth Broder-Fingert

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Goodbye Season 1, and Thank You!, Qiuwei Yang, Divya Bhatia, and Hugh Silk

Publications from 2019

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Transformation Support Provided Remotely to a National Cohort of Optometry Practices, Ronald N. Adler, Warren J. Ferguson, Hussein Antar, Michael Steinkrauss, Brian Bjoern, Valerie Konar, Jay Flanagan, and David F. Polakoff

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Food selectivity in a diverse sample of young children with and without intellectual disabilities, Linda G. Bandini, Carol Curtin, Misha Eliasziw, Sarah Phillips, Laura Jay, Melissa C. T. Maslin, and Aviva Must

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Risk of disordered eating at the intersection of gender and racial/ethnic identity among U.S. high school students, Ariel Beccia, Jonggyu Baek, William M. Jesdale, S. Bryn Austin, Sarah N. Forrester, Carol Curtin, and Kate L. Lapane

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Corrections for Academic Medicine: The Importance of Using Person-First Language for Individuals Who Have Experienced Incarceration, Precious S. Bedell, Marvin So, Diane S Morse, Stuart A. Kinner, Warren J. Ferguson, and Anne C. Spaulding

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Feasibility and Acceptability of Mindfulness-Based Group Visits for Smoking Cessation in Low-Socioeconomic Status and Minority Smokers with Cancer, Marjory Charlot, Salvatore D'Amico, Man Luo, Ahmed Gemei, Hasmeena Kathuria, and Paula Gardiner

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Health Disparities in Access to Nonpharmacologic Therapies in an Urban Community, Teresa Cheng, Salvatore D'Amico, Man Luo, Anna Sophia Lestoquoy, Leanne Yinusa-Nyahkoon, Lance D. Laird, and Paula Gardiner

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Infants Exposed To Homelessness: Health, Health Care Use, And Health Spending From Birth To Age Six, Robin E. Clark, Linda Weinreb, Julie M. Flahive, and Robert W. Seifert

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Homelessness Contributes To Pregnancy Complications, Robin E. Clark, Linda Weinreb, Julie Flahive, and Robert W. Seifert

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Nurses' attitudes and emotions toward caring for adults with intellectual disabilities: Results of a cross-sectional, correlational-predictive research study, Melissa L. Desroches, Kristen A. Sethares, Carol Curtin, and Joohyun Chung

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Screening and Intervention for Suicide Prevention: A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of the ED-SAFE Interventions, Laura J. Dunlap, Stephen Orme, Gary A. Zarkin, Sarah A. Arias, Ivan W. Miller, Carlos A. Camargo Jr, Ashley F. Sullivan, Michael H. Allen, Amy B. Goldstein, Anne P. Manton, Robin E. Clark, and Edwin D. Boudreaux

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Restaurant List: Wuss-taah, Paris of the Millennium (2019-2020), Michael Ennis

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Advancing the implementation and sustainment of medication assisted treatment for opioid use disorders in prisons and jails, Warren J. Ferguson, Joan Johnston, Jennifer G. Clarke, Peter J. Koutoujian, Kathleen Maurer, Colleen Gallagher, Julie White, Dyana Nickl, and Faye S. Taxman

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Improving Access, Integration, and Sustainability: A Reflective Overview of the Special Issue on Innovation in Group-Delivered Services, Paula Gardiner, Maria Chao, and Marena Burnett

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Lessons Learned and Strategies for Recruitment of Diverse, Low-income Patients into an Integrative Medical Group Visit Clinical Trial, Paula Gardiner, Anna Sophia Lestoquoy, N. Lily Negash, Man Luo, Katherine Gergen-Barnett, Robert Saper, Brian Penti, Laura F. White, and Jane M. Liebschutz

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Effectiveness of integrative medicine group visits in chronic pain and depressive symptoms: A randomized controlled trial, Paula Gardiner, Man Luo, Salvatore D'Amico, Katherine Gergen-Barnett, Laura F. White, Robert Saper, Suzanne Mitchell, and Jane M. Liebschutz

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The Effective Medicaid Pharmacy Program: A White Paper for Medicaid Directors and State Agency Personnel, Bonnie C. Greenwood and Elena Nicolella

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Documentation of human rights abuses among Rohingya refugees from Myanmar, Rohini J. Haar, Karen Wang, Homer Venters, Satu Salonen, Rupa Patel, Tamaryn Nelson, Ranit Mishori, and Parveen K. Parmar

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A Comprehensive Review of Pegvaliase, an Enzyme Substitution Therapy for the Treatment of Phenylketonuria, Tasmina Hydery and Valerie Azzopardi Coppenrath

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Addressing a Gap in Healthcare Access for Transition-Age Youth with Autism: A Pilot Educational Intervention for Family Nurse Practitioner Students, Dorothea Iannuzzi, Patricia Rissmiller, Susan M. Duty, Susan Feeney, Maura Sullivan, and Carol Curtin

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Blood Lead Levels of Children Using Traditional Indian Medicine and Cosmetics: A Feasibility Study, Julia Keosaian, Thuppil Venkatesh, Salvatore D'Amico, Paula Gardiner, and Robert Saper

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A 4-year randomized trial comparing three outreach interventions to promote screening mammograms, Roger Luckmann, Mary E. Costanza, Mary Jo White, Christine F. Frisard, Milagros C. Rosal, Susan Sama, Michelle R. Landry, and Robert Yood

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Essential Skills for Family Medicine Residents Practicing Integrated Behavioral Health: A Delphi Study, Matt Martin, Leslie Allison, Elizabeth Banks, David Bauman, Jennifer Harsh, Amber L. Hewitt, Linda Myerholtz, Max Zubatsky, and Larry Mauksch

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Natural Health Product-Drug Interaction Causality Assessment in Pediatric Adverse Event Reports Associated with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Medication, Hajra Mazhar, Brian C. Foster, Candace Necyk, Paula M. Gardiner, Cory S. Harris, and Philippe Robaey

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The PRogram In Support of Moms (PRISM): study protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trial of two active interventions addressing perinatal depression in obstetric settings, Tiffany A. Moore Simas, Linda Brenckle, Padma Sankaran, Grace A. Masters, Sharina D. Person, Linda Weinreb, Jean Y. Ko, Cheryl L. Robbins, Jeroan J. Allison, and Nancy Byatt

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Pre-clinical medical student reflections on implicit bias: Implications for learning and teaching, Christine Motzkus, Racquel J. Wells, Xingyue Wang, Sonia N. Chimienti, Deborah L. Plummer, Janice Sabin, Jeroan J. Allison, and Suzanne B. Cashman

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Measuring the integration of primary care and behavioral health services, Daniel J. Mullin, J. Lee Hargraves, Andrea Auxier, Stephanie A Brennhofer, Juvena R Hitt, Rodger S. Kessler, Benjamin Littenberg, C. R. Macchi, Matthew Martin, Gail Rose, Felicia Trembath, and Constance van Eeghen

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Characteristics and Components of Medical Group Visits for Chronic Health Conditions: A Systematic Scoping Review, Manasi Parikh, Iniya Rajendran, Salvatore D'Amico, Man Luo, and Paula Gardiner

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Making Sense of Family Medicine Resident Wellness Curricula: A Delphi Study of Content Experts, Lauren Penwell-Waines, Christine Runyan, Irina Kolobova, Aaron Grace, Julie Brennan, Katherine Buck, Valerie Ross, and Jill Schneiderhan

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Accessibility and IoT / Smart and Connected Communities, John Rochford

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Why does the adverse effect of inappropriate MRI for LBP vary by geographic location? An exploratory analysis, Mujahed Shraim, Manuel Cifuentes, Joanna L. Willetts, Helen R. Marucci-Wellman, and Glenn Pransky

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Does physical activity differ between youth with and without intellectual disabilities, Heidi I. Stanish, Carol Curtin, Aviva Must, Sarah Phillips, Melissa C. T. Maslin, and Linda G. Bandini

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Abnormally Low Hemoglobin A1c as Harbinger of Hemoglobinopathy, Joshua St. Louis and Anthony Valdini

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Online Sharing of Documents: the Mobile Office, Rebecca Sulyma, Sanjay Ram, and Steven C. Hatch

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Integrative Group Medical Visits: A National Scoping Survey of Safety-Net Clinics, Ariana Thompson-Lastad, Paula Gardiner, and Maria T. Chao

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Parental concern regarding obesity in children with autism spectrum disorder in the United States: National Survey of Children's Health 2016, David J. Tybor, Misha Eliasziw, Tanja V. E. Kral, Mary Segal, Nancy E. Sherwood, Linmarie Sikich, Heidi I. Stanish, Linda G. Bandini, Carol Curtin, and Aviva Must

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Care Transformation Collaborative of Rhode Island: Building a Strong Foundation for Comprehensive, High-Quality Affordable Care, Pano Yeracaris, Susanne Campbell, Mardia Coleman, Linda Cabral, and Debra Hurwitz

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Burnout among behavioral health providers in integrated care settings, Max Zubatsky, Christine Runyan, Samantha Gulotta, Jeanna R. Knight, and J. Douglas Pettinelli

Publications from 2018

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A cross-sectional review of the prevalence of integrative medicine in pediatric pain clinics across the United States, Kristen Bodner, Salvatore D'Amico, Man Luo, Elizabeth Sommers, Laura Goldstein, Caitlin Neri, and Paula Gardiner

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Can Mindfulness Address Maladaptive Eating Behaviors? Why Traditional Diet Plans Fail and How New Mechanistic Insights May Lead to Novel Interventions, Judson A. Brewer, Andrea Ruf, Ariel Beccia, Gloria I. Essien, Leonard M. Finn, Remko van Lutterveld, and Ashley E. Mason

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Physician Well-being: Recommended Curriculum Guidelines for Family Medicine Residents, S. R. Brown and Christine N. Runyan

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Access to Pharmacotherapy Amongst Women with Bipolar Disorder during Pregnancy: a Preliminary Study, Nancy Byatt, Lucille Cox, Tiffany A. Moore Simas, Kathleen Biebel, Padma Sankaran, Holly A. Swartz, and Linda Weinreb

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How obstetric settings can help address gaps in psychiatric care for pregnant and postpartum women with bipolar disorder, Nancy Byatt, Lucille Cox, Tiffany A. Moore Simas, Nisha Kini, Kathleen Biebel, Padma Sankaran, Holly A. Swartz, and Linda Weinreb

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Sensory Sensitivity and Food Selectivity in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Liem T. Chistol, Linda G. Bandini, Aviva Must, Sarah Phillips, Sharon A. Cermak, and Carol Curtin

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Justice involvement has a profound link to social determinants of health, Warren J. Ferguson