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AHRQ Trainees: Publications, Presentations, Posters

Shepard DS, Zeng W, Amico P, Rwiyereka AK, Furere S. Is HIV/AIDS funding strengthening the health system? A quasi-experimental study in Rwanda. Report prepared for UNAIDS, Jan 2010.

Zeng W, Shepard DS, Amico P, Rwiyereka AK, Furere S. Does policy work? An evaluation of HIV/AIDS health centers in Rwanda. Report prepared for UNAIDS, Jan 2010.

Amico P, Aran C, Avila C. HIV Spending as a Share of Total Health Expenditure: An Analysis of Regional Variation in a Multi-Country Study. PLoS ONE 5(9): e12997. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0012997. (2010)

Shepard DS, Zeng W, Amico P, Rwiyereka AK and Avila C. The Impact of AIDS Funding on the Health Care System: A Controlled Study from Rwanda. Submitted for Publication-American Journal Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (Mar 2011).

Zeng W, Rwiyereka AK, Amico P, Avila C, Shepard DS. Do Policies Work? An evaluation of the performance of rural health centers in delivering HIV/AIDS services in Rwanda. Submitted for Publication Health Economics (Mar 2011).

Kachan V, Tkachova A, Gvozdeva E,Yakusik A, Amico P, Avila C. Resource flows and levels of spending for the response to HIV and AIDS in Belarus.  Under Review BioMed Central (Jan. 2011).

Aran D, Amico P, Ara C, Izazola-Licea J, Avilal C. Levels of spending and resource allocation to HIV programs and services in Latin America and the Caribbean. Under Review- PLoS ONE- (February 2011).

Shepard DS, Rwiyereka AK, Amico P, Zeng W, Furere S, and Avila C. The Impact of AIDS Funding on the Health Care System: A Controlled Study from Rwanda. Presented at the International Health Economics Association 7th Biennial World Congress, Beijing, China, July 2009.

Rwiyereka AK, Zeng W, Amico P, Shepard DS, Avila C. Health center efficiency. Presented at the XVII International AIDS Conference, Vienna, Austria, July 2010.

Shepard DS, Amico P, Zeng W, Rwiyereka AK, Avila C.   Is HIV/AIDS funding strengthening the health system? A quasi-experimental study in Rwanda. Presented at the XVII International AIDS Conference, Vienna, Austria, July 2010. Available at http://pag.aids2010.org/Abstracts.aspx?SID=619&AID=15569

Amico P, Aran C, Avila C. Spending disparities for health and HIV in a multi-country study. 2011 Global Health and Innovation Conference, New Haven, CT, April 2011.

Amico P, Shepard DS, Zeng W, Avila C. Is HIV funding strengthening the health system? A quasi-experimental study from Rwanda. 2011 Academy Health Conference, Seattle, WA, August 2011.                 

Chomitz, VR, Aske DB, McDonald J, Cabral H, & Hacker K. (February, 2010). Physical Activity Among Middle School Students in Somerville, MA: trends over time and in relation to a comparison community. Oral Presentation accepted for the Active Living Research Conference, San Diego, CA.

Chomitz VR, Aske DB, McDonald J, Cabral H, & Hacker KA. The Role of Recreational Spaces in Meeting Physical Activity Recommendations Among Middle School Students. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 2011 8(Supp 1), S8-S16.

Chomitz VR, McDonald J, Aske DB, Arsenault LN, Rioles N, Brukilacchio LB, Hacker KA, & Cabral H. Evaluation of an Active Living Intervention in Somerville, MA. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. November 2012 Vol. 43, 5(4):S367-S378.

Morley, M., Coots, L. Forgues, A. & Gage, B.  Rehabilitation Utilization for Medicare Beneficiaries with Multiple Sclerosis, Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, August 2012.

Flieger, SP. (2010). The decision to adopt medical technology: A case study of the adoption of robotic-assisted surgery in a community hospital. (Poster presentation). 16th Annual National Research Service Award Trainees Research Conference. Boston, Massachusetts.

Flieger, SP. (July 2010). Connecticut Medicaid: A primer. Fall River, MA: Arrowhead Health Analytics, LLC.

Leutz WN; Gurewich D; Bishop C; Gaiser, MD. Evaluation of the Low Vision Rehabilitation Demonstration: Provider Case Studies - Draft Final Report. Brandeis University. Waltham, MA: 2009.

Conrad P, Mackie TI, Mehrotra, A. Estimating the Costs of Medicalization. Social Science and Medicine 70. 12 (2010): 1943-1947.

Leslie LK, Mackie TI, Dawson E, Bellonci C, Schoonover D, Rodday AM, Hayek M, and J Hyde. Multi-State Study on Psychotropic Medication Oversight in Foster Care. Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute, Tufts University Medical Center. Boston, MA: 2010.

Presentation:  Mackie TI. The Social Construction of Health Maintenance Organizations. Oral presentation at Society for the Study of Social Problems. Boston, MA 2008.

Presentation:  Mackie TI. Foster Care Parent Perspectives on Barriers to Health Care. Oral presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Pediatrics in Washington, DC; 2009.

Poster:  Leslie, LK, Mackie, TI, Rodday AM, Hyde J, Schoonover DR, Bellonci C.  State Oversight of Psychotropic Medication Use Among Children in Foster Care.  Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies in Vancouver, Canada; May 2010; Vancouver, Canada.

Poster:  Leslie LK, Mackie TI, Rodday AM, Hyde J, Schoonover DR, Bellonci C.  Systems for Psychotropic Medication Oversight within Child Welfare Agencies.  Presented at the Annual Meeting of Academy Health in Boston, Massachussetts; June 2010; Boston, MA.

Poster:  Mackie, TI, Rodday, A, Leslie, LK.  Diffusion of Psychotropic Medication Policies in Child Welfare Agencies.  Submitted to Academy Health 2011.

Mackie TI, Conrad P.  Medicalization and lifestyle health.  In: Encyclopedia of Lifestyle Health.  Newberry Park, CA: Sage Publications: 2012.

Bishop CT, Squillace MR, Meagher J, Anderson WL, Wiener JM.  Nursing Home Work Practices and Nursing Assistants’ Job Satisfaction.   49  Issue:  5  Pages:  611-622;October 2009 GERONTOLOGIST

Ryan AM, Blustein J. (2011). The effect of the MassHealth pay-for-performance program on quality. In press. Health Services Research.

Ryan AM. (2010). Has pay-for-performance decreased access for minority patients? Health Services Research (45)1: 6-23.

Ozaltin E. Shahraz S, Murray CJL, Solomon J. Response incomparability in self-reported mobility. 2009:Ready to submit.

Bhalla K, Harrison JE, Shahraz S, Fingerhut LA; Global Burden of Disease Injury Expert Group. Availability and quality of cause-of-death data for estimating the global burden of injuries. Bull World Health Organ. 2010 Nov 1;88(11):831-838C.

Shahraz S. Injury event estimation using community based survey data , 10th Safety  World Conference, September 21-24  2010, London-UK

Shahraz S, Bhalla K, Lozano R, Bartels D, Murray CJ. Improving the quality of road injury statistics by using regression models to redistribute ill-defined events.  Inj Prev. 2013 Feb;19(1):1-5. doi: 10.1136/injuryprev-2011-040178. Epub 2012 Apr 13.

Shahraz S. Barzanjeh.A Bahari A. Nadery Y. Farzadfar F. Beyranvand M.R. Stason W "The completeness of medical records to assess quality of hospital care: the case of acute myocardial infarction in a district-level general hospital in Iran.” Arch Iran Med. 2012 Oct;15(10):592-5.

Pick S. & Sirkin JT (2010). Breaking the Poverty Cycle: The Human Basis for Sustainable Development. New York: Oxford University Press.

Pick S. & Sirkin JT (in press). Pobreza: Como romper el ciclo a partir del desarrollo humano [Breaking the Poverty Cycle: The Human Basis for Sustainable Development]. Mexico City: Limusa Wiley Press.

Gurewich G, Sirkin JT, Prottas J, Zolotusky G, Shepard D, (2011, accepted) Effective Models for Coordinating Substance Abuse Treatment Services in Community Health Centers. Presenting paper at From Disparities Research to Disparities Interventions: Lessons learned and opportunities for the future of behavioral health services. Washington, D.C.

Sirkin JT & Pick S (2010). Breaking the Poverty Cycle: A framework for sustainable development. Book presented at the Boston Pledge Conference. The Fletcher School, Tufts University. Medford, MA.

Gurewich G, Shepard D, Sirkin JT, Zolotusky G, Prottas J, Garnick G. (2010) Coordinating Primary Care and Substance Abuse Treatment Services. Paper presented at the Addiction Health Services Research Conference. Lexington, KY.

Gurewich G, Shepard D, Sirkin JT, Zolotusky G, Prottas J, Garnick G. (2010) Coordinating Primary Care and Substance Abuse Treatment Services. Paper presented at the Academy Health Annual Research Meeting. Boston.

Gurewich D, Capitman, J, Sirkin JT, Traje, D. (2012). Achieving Excellence in Community Health Centers: Implications for implementing health reform. J. Health Care Poor Underserved, 23(1). 446-459.

Gurewich D, Sirkin JT, & Shepard DS. (2012). On-site provision of substance abuse treatment services at community health centers. J Subst Abuse Treat, 42(4), 339-345.

Polo A J, Alegria M, & Sirkin JT. (2012). Increasing the Engagement of Latinos in Services Through Community-Derived Programs: The Right Question Project-Mental Health. Professional Psychology: Research & Practice, 43(3), 208-216.

Brolin M., Quinn A, Sirkin JT, Horgan C M, & Parks J (2012). Financing of Behavioral Health Services within Federally Qualified Health Centers. Behavioral Health Financing Studies. Submitted to Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Rockville, MD.

Tschampl C, Bernardo J, Garvey T, Garnick D “A Performance Measures Proposal for Latent TB Infection Testing in the Primary Care Sector,” Invited to make minor revisions by the Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety, March 2011.

Tschampl C, Bernardo J, Garvey T, Garnick D. “A Boost for Elimination: Performance Measures Proposal for Latent TB Infection Testing in the Primary Care Sector,” Poster presentation, 15th Annual Meeting of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease-North American Region, February 26, 2011, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Tschampl C, “Economic Implications of Third-Party Billing for Tuberculosis (TB) Services in Massachusetts,” Poster presentation, National Research Service Award (NRSA) Trainees Research Conference, June 26, 2010, Boston, MA

Shepard DS, Tschampl C, Dubre D, Hurley CL, “Homelessness Program Economic Evaluation Guide: Phase III Final Report,” Report prepared for the Homelessness Resource Center, Center for Social Innovation: February 2010.

“Cultivating Public Health Nurse Leaders in 2010, Political Advocacy,” Panelist, Massachusetts Association of Public Health Nurses Annual Conference, May 6, 2010, Marlborough, MA. Tschampl C.

“The State of TB Control in Massachusetts,” Presented at the World TB Day event, State House, March 23, 2010, Boston, MA. Tschampl C.

“Amplifying TB Research Findings and TB Control Efforts.” Presented at the Tuberculosis Epidemiological Studies Consortium 15th Semi-Annual Meeting, July 23, 2009, Cambridge, MA. Tschampl C.

Suaya JA, Shepard DS, Siqueira JB, Martelli CT, Lum LC, Tan LH, Kongsin S, Jiamton S, Garrido F, Montoya R, Armien B, Huy R, Castillo L, Caram M, Sah BK, Sughayyar R, Tyo KR, Halstead SB.  Cost of dengue cases in eight countries in the Americas and Asia: a prospective study.  Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2009 May;80(5):846-55.

Poster: Comparing Community Health Centers with Other Usual Sources of Care Karen R. Tyo, Deborah Gurewich, Junya Zhu, Donald S. Shepard.  Presented at Academy Health Annual Research Meeting, June 29, 2010.

Gurewich D, Tyo KR, Zhu J, Shepard DS. Comparative performance of community health centers and other usual sources of primary care. Journal of Ambulatory Care Management, in press, 2011.

Tyo KR, Seidmann MR, Zeng W, Yap M, Pwee KH,  Ang LW, Shepard DS. Cost effectiveness of conjugate pneumococcal vaccination in Singapore: comparing estimates for 7-valent, 10-valent, and 13-valent vaccines. Submitted to Vaccine, 2011.

Jick H, Wilson A, Wiggins P, Chamberlain D. A Comparison of Prescription Drug Costs in the United States and the United Kingdom, Part II: Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs). Pharmacotherapy 2012; 32(6): 489-92.

Wilson A, Neumann P. Are Biopharmaceuticals Cost-Effective?  An Assessment of the Evidence. mAbs 2012; 4(2): 281-288.

Jick H, Wilson A, Wiggins P, Chamberlain D. A Comparison of Prescription Drug Costs in the United States and the United Kingdom. Pharmacotherapy 2012; 31(1): 1-6.

Thomas I. Mackie.  Principal Investigator. Evaluating Psychotropic Oversight on the Safety of Children in Foster Care. Health Services Dissertation Award (Grant Number 1R36HS021985-01), Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). $36,000; October 2012-December 2013.

Aske, D.B. Presented paper on  "The relationship between physical fitness, weight status, and academic performance: longitudinal evidence from one school district."  at APHA conference (11/2013)

Hart, A.R. "This is a big f---ing deal!" Reforming the U.S. health care system: Getting from there to here. Lecture given at the National Student Leadership Conference. Boston, MA. July 23, 2013 and August 7, 2013.

Mackie, T.I., Hyde, J., & Leslie, L.K. (2014, January). Psychotropic medication monitoring for children in foster care: State approaches and implications. Paper presentation at Society for Social Work Research conference; San Antonio, TX.

Mackie, T.I.  (2013, August). Examining the role of mental health values and beliefs in field formation among institutional actors. Paper presentation at the annual conference of Society for the Study of Social Problems; New York City, NY. 

Mackie, T.I., Hyde, J., Conrad, P. & Leslie, L.K. (2013, June). National examination of state psychotropic monitoring mechanisms for children in foster carePoster presentation and recipient of Outstanding Student Poster Award at the Public Health Systems Research Interest Group, Academy Health. Baltimore, Maryland.

Mackie, T.I., Hyde, J., Leslie, LK. (2013, October).  Psychotropic monitoring mechanisms for children in foster care: Implications for pediatricians and primary care providers.  Paper presentation to the Council on Foster Care, Adoption, and Kinship Care, National Conference and Exhibition of the American Academy of Pediatrics; Orlando, FL. 

Mackie, T.I. (2013, July) Building a systematic approach to psychotropic oversight for children in foster care: Lessons from a national study. Presenter. Convened by the National Governor’s Association, National Conference of State Legislatures, and Casey Family Programs. Three Branches Institute; Philadelphia, PA. 

Mackie, T.I. (2013, May) Psychotropic medication oversight among youth in custody of state child welfare agencies. Presenter.  Children’s Justice Conference; Seattle, WA.

de Brantes F, Conte B. The incentive cure: The real relief for health care. Sirkin JT, editor. Newtown, CT: Health Care Incentives Improvement Institute; 2013.

Feng, Z., Coots, L. A., Kaganova, Y. M., & Wiener, J. M. (2014). Hospital and ED use among Medicare beneficiaries with dementia varies by setting and proximity to death. Health Affairs April 2014 33:4683-690; doi:10.1377/hlthaff.2013.1179 

Hogan, T.P., Nazi, K,M., Luger, T.M., Amante, D.J., MPH; Smith, B.M., Barker, A., Shimad, S.L., Volkman, J.E., Garvin, L.; Simon, S.R., Houston, T.K. Technology-Assisted Patient Access to Clinical Information: An Evaluation Framework for “Blue Button". JMIR Research Protocols 2014 (Mar 27); 3(1):e18

Hayek, M., Mackie, T.I., Mule, C.M., Bellonci, C., Hyde, J., Bakan, J.S., & Leslie, L.K. (2013). A multi-state study on mental health evaluation for children entering foster care. Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research. Advance online publication. [DOI 10.1007/s10488-013-0495-3] 

Murray CJ, et al. Shahraz S. US Burden of Disease Collaborators. The state of US health, 1990-2010: burden of diseases, injuries, and risk factors. JAMA. 2013 Aug 14;310(6):591-608 PMID: 23842577 

 Vos T, et al. Shahraz S . Years lived with disability (YLDs) for 1160 sequelae of 289 diseases and injuries 1990-2010: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010.Lancet. 2013 Dec 15;380(9859):2163-96. PMID: 23245607

Salomon JA, et al. Shahraz S. Common values in assessing health outcomes from disease and injury: disability weights measurement study for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010. Lancet.2013 Dec 15;380(9859):2129-43 PMID: 23245605

Gurewich D, Prottas J, Sirkin JT. Managing care for patients with substance abuse disorders at community health centers. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2014;46(2):227-­‐31.

Sonik RAMassachusetts Inpatient Medicaid Cost Response to Increased Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Benefits.Am J Public Health. 2016 Mar;106(3):443-8. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2015.302990. Epub 2016 Jan 21. PubMed PMID: 26794167.

 Lee RM, Rothstein JD, Gergen J, Zachary DA, Smith JC, Palmer AM, Gittelsohn J, Surkan PJ. Process Evaluation of a Comprehensive Supermarket Intervention in a Low-Income Baltimore Community. Health Promot Pract. 2015 Nov;16(6):849-58. doi: 10.1177/1524839915599359. Epub 2015 Aug 21. PubMed PMID: 26296352.

Wang CT, Greenwood N, White LF, Wilkinson J. Measuring preparedness for mammography in women with intellectual disabilities: a validation study of the Mammography Preparedness Measure. J Appl Res Intellect Disabil. 2015 May;28(3):212-22. doi: 10.1111/jar.12123. Epub 2014 Sep 30. PubMed PMID: 25266546; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4379134.

 Walker BH, McCown JS, Bowser D, Patev A, Raede FS, Razavi M, Dzielak D, Southward LH. An assessment of emergency department use among Mississippi's Medicaid population. J Miss State Med Assoc. 2015 May;56(5):120-4. PubMed PMID: 26182673.

Sonik RA, Parish SL, Rosenthal ES. Sibling caregivers of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities: Sociodemographic characteristics and material hardship prevalence. (Accepted for publication March 11, 2016) 2016.

Gaiser MD, Nsiah-Jefferson L, Santos J. Venner S, Boguslaw J, et al. Culturally Effective Organizations:  A Framework for Success.  Waltham, MA: Institute on Assets and Social Policy, The Heller School, Brandeis University; 2015. https://iasp.brandeis.edu/pdfs/2015/improvingquality.pdf

Sonik RA, Parish SL, Rosenthal ES. Sibling caregivers of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities: Sociodemographic characteristics and material hardship prevalence.

Sonik RA, Parish SL, Igdalsky L. Food insecurity in US households that include children with disabilities. 

Sonik RA. Massachusetts Inpatient Medicaid Cost Response to Increased Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Benefits. American journal of public health. 2016 March;106(3):443-8. PubMed PMID: 26794167; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4880217.

Singh GM, Micha R, Khatibzadeh S, Lim S, Ezzati M, Mozaffarian D. Response to Letter Regarding Article, "Estimated Global, Regional, and National Disease Burdens Related to Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Consumption in 2010". Circulation. 2016 April 12;133(15):e596. PubMed PMID: 27067092; PubMed Central PMCID:PMC4937880.

Khatibzadeh S, Saheb Kashaf M, Micha R, Fahimi S, Shi P, Elmadfa I, Kalantarian S, Wirojratana P, Ezzati M, Powles J, Mozaffarian D. A global database of food and nutrient consumption. Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 2016 December1;94(12):931-934. PubMed PMID: 27994286; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5153920.

Yakoob MY, Micha R, Khatibzadeh S, Singh GM, Shi P, Ahsan H, Balakrishna N, Brahmam GN, Chen Y, Afshin A, Fahimi S, Danaei G, Powles JW, Ezzati M, Mozaffarian D. Impact of Dietary and Metabolic Risk Factors on Cardiovascular and Diabetes

Mortality in South Asia: Analysis From the 2010 Global Burden of Disease Study. American journal of public health. 2016 December;106(12):2113-2125. PubMed PMID: 27736219; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5104988

Webb M, Fahimi S, Singh GM, Khatibzadeh S, Micha R, Powles J, Mozaffarian D. Cost effectiveness of a government supported policy strategy to decrease sodium intake: global analysis across 183 nations. BMJ (Clinical research ed.). 2017 January10;356:i6699. PubMed PMID: 28073749; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5225236

Tucker JS, Shadel WG, Galvan FH, Naranjo D, Lopez C, Setodji C. Pilot evaluation of a brief intervention to improve nicotine patch adherence among smokers living with HIV/AIDS. Psychology of addictive behaviors : journal of the Society of Psychologists in Addictive Behaviors. 2017 March;31(2):148-153. PubMed PMID: 27736144; PubMed Central PMCID:  PMC5344742

Shechter Raede, F., Garito, L. (2016). The Impact of Pregnancy Intention on Repeat Abortion: Understanding Risk Factors. Poster Presentation at the 2016 AHRQ National Research Services Award Research Trainees Conference, Boston, MA, June 25, 2016. 

Horgan, C., Reif, S., Garnick, D., Stewart, M., Quinn, A., Evans, B., Creedon, T., Garito, L. (2016). Behavioral Health Provider Network Structures and Adequacy Standards in Private Health Plans. Poster at the 2016 AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, Boston, MA, June 26 – 28, 2016. 

Reif, S., Horgan, C., Stewart, M., Garnick, D., Quinn, A., Evans, B., Garito, L., Creedon, T. (2016). Behavioral Health Provider Network Structures and Adequacy Standards in Private Health Plans. Presentation at the 2016 Addiction Health Services Research Conference, Seattle, WA, October 13 – 15, 2016. 

Stewart, M., Horgan, C., Hodgkin, D., Creedon, T., Quinn, A., Garito, L., Reif, S., Garnick, D. (2016). Behavioral Health Coverage: How Do Marketplace and Non-Marketplace Products Compare? Presentation at the 2016 Addiction Health Services Research Conference, Seattle, WA, October 13 – 15, 2016.

Dismukes, P.  Gentrification, African American Religiosity & the Black-on-Black crime nexus: a random effects regression model analysis (Poster board presentation);Sponsor: NRSA/AHRQ fellowship;Conference Name: 22nd Annual AHRQ NRSA Trainees Research Conference;Location: Hynes Convention Center, 900 Boylston St., Boston, MA;Date: June 25, 2016 

Dismukes, P.  Unobserved characteristics in the doctor-patient relationship may be the key to restoring minority confidence in healthcare (Poster board presentation);Sponsor: NRSA/AHRQ Fellowship;Conference Name: 23rd Annual AHRQ National Research Services Award (NRSA) Research Trainees Conference; Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel, 601 Loyola Ave., New Orleans, LA; Date: June 24, 2017

Parish SL, Sonik RA. (December 2016). Economic well-being and program participation of disabled parent caregivers of children with disabilities. Paper presentation at the Association of University  Centers on Disabilities 2016 Conference; Washington, DC

Sonik RA, Parish SL, Rosenthal, ES. (August 2016). Sibling-caregivers of individuals with intellectual disabilities. Paper presentation at the 15th IASSID World Congress; Melbourne, Australia. 

Holden C, Sonik RA, Spencer J, Wong M. (June 2016). Presenting research in compelling ways: A student competition. Presented at the AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting; Boston, MA

Sonik RA, Parish SL, Rosenthal ES. (June 2016). Sibling caregivers of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities: Sociodemographic characteristics and material hardship prevalence. Paper presentation at the 22nd Annual National Research Services Award Conference; Boston, MA. 

Sonik RA, Parish SL, Rosenthal ES. (June 2016). Sibling caregivers of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities: Sociodemographic characteristics and material hardship prevalence. Poster presentation at the AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting; Boston, MA. 

Sonik RA, Sprinz PG, Teasdale S, Parish SL, Champigny M. (June 2016). Health care costs and unmet legal service needs of children with sickle cell disease. Poster presentation at the AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting; Boston, MA

Sonik RA, Parish SL, Igdalsky L. Food insecurity in US households that include children with disabilities.

Sonik RA. Massachusetts Inpatient Medicaid Cost Response to Increased Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Benefits. American journal of public health. 2016 March;106(3):443-8. PubMed PMID: 26794167; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4880217.

Singh GM, Micha R, Khatibzadeh S, Lim S, Ezzati M, Mozaffarian D. Response to Letter Regarding Article, & quote;Estimated Global, Regional, and National Disease Burdens Related to Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Consumption in 2010". Circulation.2016 April 12;133(15):e596. PubMed PMID: 27067092; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4937880.

Khatibzadeh S, Saheb Kashaf M, Micha R, Fahimi S, Shi P, Elmadfa I, Kalantarian S, Wirojratana P, Ezzati M, Powles J, Mozaffarian D. A global database of food and nutrient consumption. Bulletin of the World Health Organization 2016 December 1;94(12):931-934. PubMed PMID: 27994286; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5153920.

Yakoob MY, Micha R, Khatibzadeh S, Singh GM, Shi P, Ahsan H, Balakrishna N, Brahmam GN, Chen Y, Afshin A, Fahimi S, Danaei G, Powles JW, Ezzati M, Mozaffarian D. Impact of Dietary and Metabolic Risk Factors on Cardiovascular and Diabetes Mortality in South Asia: Analysis From the 2010 Global Burden of Disease Study. American journal of public health. 2016 December;106(12):2113-2125. PubMed PMID: 27736219; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5104988.

Webb M, Fahimi S, Singh GM, Khatibzadeh S, Micha R, Powles J, Mozaffarian D. Cost effectiveness of a government supported policy strategy to decrease sodium intake: global analysis across 183 nations. BMJ (Clinical research ed.). 2017 January10;356:i6699. PubMed PMID: 28073749; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5225236.

Tucker JS, Shadel WG, Galvan FH, Naranjo D, Lopez C, Setodji C. Pilot evaluation of a brief intervention to improve nicotine patch adherence among smokers living with HIV/AIDS. Psychology of addictive behaviors:journal of the Society of Psychologists in Addictive Behaviors. 2017 March;31(2):148-153. PubMed PMID: 27736144; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5344742.

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