April 2017

Current scholar Dina Hafez (Michigan CSP VA Scholar), alums Alicia Cohen (Michigan CSP 14-16) and Jeffrey Kullgren (Penn CSP 09-12 VA Scholar), and colleagues published, "Understanding type 2 diabetes mellitus screening practices among primary care physicians: a qualitative chart-stimulated recall study" in BioMed Central. 

Alum Nate Favini (UCLA CSP 15-17) and colleagues published, "Comparative Trends in Payment Adjustments Between Safety-Net and Other Hospitals Since the Introduction of the Hospital Readmission Reduction Program and Value-Based Purchasing," in JAMA

Current scholar Alon Peltz (Yale CSP), alums Cary Gross (JHU CSP 97-99 and Yale CSP co-director) and Marjorie Rosenthal (Yale CSP 03-05) and colleague published, "Low-Income Children With Chronic Conditions Face Increased Costs If Shifted From CHIP To Marketplace Plans" in Health Affairs.  

Current scholar Andrew Ibrahim (Michigan CSP VA Scholar) and Justin Dimick published, "Redesigning Delivery of Specialty Care Within Newly Formed Hospital Networks" in NEJM Catalyst

March 2017

Current scholar Krisda Chaiyachati (Penn CSP VA Scholar), David Asch (Penn CSP 87-89 and Penn co-director), and David Grande (Penn faculty) published, "Patient Inducements - High Graft or High Value?" in NEJM

Alums Renuka Tipirneni (Michigan CSP 13-15), Karin Rhodes (Chicago CSP 99-01), Rodney Hayward (UCLA CSP 86-88 and current Michigan CSP director), Matthew Davis (Chicago CSP 98-00), and colleagues published, "Geographic Variation in Medicaid Acceptance Across Michigan Primary Care Practices in the Era of the Affordable Care Act" in Medical Care Research and Review. An interview with Cary Gross about the research can be found here

Alum and Yale CSP co-director Cary Gross (JHU CSP 97-99) and colleagues published, "Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Oncotype DX Test Receipt in a Statewide Population-Based Study" in the Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network

Alums Tammy Chang (Michigan CSP 11-13), Michelle Moniz (Michigan CSP 13-15), Matthew Davis (Chicago CSP 98-00), and Caroline Richardson (Michigan CSP 99-01), and colleagues published, "Characteristics of women age 15-24 at risk for excess weight gain during pregnancy" in PLOS ONE

Current scholar Andrew Ibrahim (Michigan CSP VA Scholar) and colleagues published, "Emergency Surgery for Medicare Beneficiaries Admitted to Critical Access Hospitals" in Annals of Surgery. 

John Harris (Michigan CSP 14-16), Chithra Perumalswami (Michigan CSP 14-16 VA Scholar), Michelle Moniz (Michigan CSP 13-15), and colleagues published, "Geographic access to assisted reproductive technology health care in the United States: a population-based cross-sectional study" in Fertility and Sterility. The study was also discussed by UofM IHPI.  

Current scholar Claire Ankuda (Michigan CSP) and colleague's research on in-home caregiving was recently covered in Medicine at Michigan article, "Pillars of Strength: How the rise of in-home caregiving is shaping geriatric health care."

Alum Tara Lagu (Penn CSP 05-08) is the lead author in study, "Website Characteristics and Physician Reviews on Commercial Physician-Rating Websites" in JAMA. The research was also discussed in Medscape

Current scholar Dowin Boatright (Yale CSP), Yale alums Marcella Nunez-Smith (04-06) and Patrick O'Connor (86-88), and colleagues publish, "Racial Disparities in Medical Student Membership in the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society" in JAMA. The study was also discussed in Yale News. 

Alums Charlene Wong (Penn CSP 13-15), Kristin Kan (Mich CSP 14-16), and colleagues published, "Pediatric and Adult Physician Networks in Affordable Care Act Marketplace Plans" in Pediatrics and discussed in Newswise

February 2017

Alum Paul Blanc (UCSF CSP 85-87) published Fake Silk: The Lethal History of Viscose Rayon (Yale Press: 2016).

Michigan CSP alums John Harris (14-16), Elena Byhoff (14-16 VA Scholar), Chithra Perumalswami (14-16 VA Scholar), Kenneth Langa (97-99 VA Scholar), and colleagues published, "The Relationship of Obesity to Hospice Use and Expenditures: A Cohort Study" in Annals of Internal Medicine. Press coverage can be found here

UCLA CSP alums Elizabeth Barnert (12-14), Rebecca Dudovitz (10-12), Bergen Nelson (08-11); Chicago CSP alums Tumaini Coker (04-06), Paul Chung (00-02); and colleague publish, "How Does Incarcerating Young People Affect Their Adult Health Outcomes?" in Pediatrics.  Find coverage by Healio here

Craig Pollack (Penn CSP 06-09 VA Scholar), Katrina Armstrong (former Penn CSP Co-Director), and David Grande (Penn CSP Faculty) published, "A View From the Front Line - Physicians' Perspectives on ACA Repeal" in the NEJM.

January 2017

Alum Hemal Kanzaria (UCLA CSP 12-14 VA Scholar) and colleagues published, "Should US doctors embrace electronic health records?" in the BMJ

Alum Jed Barash (Yale CSP 10-12 VA Scholar) and colleagues published, "Cluster of an Unusual Amnestic Syndrome - Massachusetts, 2012-2016" in MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. Their work has also received press coverage including CNN and PBS

Alums Alicia Cohen (Mich CSP 14-16), Caroline Richardson (Mich CSP 99-01), Michele Heisler (Mich CSP 00-02), Matthew Davis (Chicago CSP 98-00) and colleagues publish study, "Increasing Use of a Healthy Food Incentive: A Waiting Room Intervention Among Low-Income Patients" in the American Journal of Preventative Medicine. A piece from MHealth Lab on the researchers' work can be found here

Current scholar Carolyn Presley (Yale CSP VA Scholar), alum Cary Gross (JHU CSP 97-99), and colleagues published, "Treatment Burden of Medicare Beneficiaries with Stage I Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer" in the Journal of Oncology Practice. Their work was also discussed in an article in YaleNews, linked here

Current scholar Claire Ankuda (Michigan CSP) and colleagues published "Regional Variation in Primary Care Involvement at the End of Life" in Annals of Family Medicine. Press release found here

Alums Greg Sacks (UCLA CSP 13-15), Aaron Dawes (UCLA CSP 13-15 VA), Bob Brook (JHU CSP 69-72 and UCLA CSP Co-Director), Melinda Maggard-Gibbons (UCLA CSP 02-04 VA), Clifford Ko (UCLA CSP 99-01) and Marcia Russell (UCLA CSP 04-06) publish "Surgeon Perception of Risk and Benefit in the Decision to Operate" in Annals of Surgery.

December 2016

Michigan current scholars, Nicole Villapiano and Tyler Winkelman (VA), alums Matt Davis (Chicago CSP 98-00) and Stephen Patrick (Michigan CSP 10-12) publish study, "Rural and Urban Differences in Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome and Maternal Opioid Use, 2004 to 2013," JAMA.

November 2016

Alum Carla Keirns (Michigan CSP 06-09) is a contributor in new book, "Understanding Health Inequities and Justice: New Conversations across the Disciplines.UNC Press.

October 2016

Alum Adrianne Haggins (Michigan CSP 10-12) and colleagues published an article in Academic Medicine, "The Importance of the Premedical Experience in Diversifying the Health Care Workforce." A piece in Med-U covering the researchers' work can be found here

Penn CSP VA 2013-15 alums, Pooja Mehta and Marcus Bachhuber and colleagues publish study, "Deaths From Unintentional Injury, Homicide, and Suicide During or Within 1 Year of Pregnancy in Philadelphia" in AJPH.

Current scholar Joshua Elder (Yale CSP) co-authored article, "Taking PDMPs Up a Notch" in Emergency Physicians Monthly

Alum Jeremiah Schuur (Yale CSP 05-07, VA Scholar) co-author of article "State Regulation of Freestanding Emergency Departments Varies Widely, Affecting Location, Growth and Services Provided," in Health Affairs. 

September 2016

Current Scholar Tyler Winkelman (Michigan CSP VA) is the lead author of a new study "Health Insurance Trends and Access to Behavioral Healthcare Among Justice-Involved Individuals--United States, 2008-2014" in the Journal of General Internal Medicine.

Alum Brandon Maughan (Penn CSP VA 13-15) has study published in Drug and Alcohol Dependence, "Unused opioid analgesics and drug disposal following outpatient dental surgery: A randomized control trial" See press release here.

August 2016

Yale CSP alums Susannah Bernheim (04-06) and Erica Spatz (08-11) and Yale CSP Co-directorHarlan Krumholz publish study in BMJ Quality & Safety, "Discerning Quality: An Analysis of Informed Consent Documents for Common Cardiovascular Procedures."

Alums Laura Medford-Davis (Penn CSP 14-16), Zachary Meisel (Penn CSP 08-11) and colleagues publish study in the Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, "Indirect Referral of Orthopaedic Patients to a Safety-Net Hospital."

Alum Andrew Schoenfeld (Michigan CSP VA 13-15) publishes "Association Between Race and Postoperative Outcomes in a Universally Insured Population Versus Patients in the State of California," in Annals of Surgery.

Harlan Krumholz, Yale CSP Co-director, and colleague publish perspective piece in NEJM, "The Yale Open Data Access (YODA) Project - A Mechanism for Data Sharing."

Alum Elizabeth Brown (Penn CSP 13-15) and Penn CSP Associate Director, David Grande, publish study in Health Affairs, "Racial Disparities in Geographic Access to Primary Care in Philadelphia."

Current scholar Alon Peltz (Yale CSP), Mark Schuster (UCLA CSP 91-93) and colleagues publish study, "Potentially Preventable 20-Day Hospital Readmissions at a Children's Hospital," in Pediatrics.

Alums Maria Britto (UNC CSP 93-95), Rita Mangione-Smith (UCLA CSP 95-97) and colleagues publish study, "Quality Measures to Assess Care Transitions for Hospitalized Children," in Pediatrics.

Alum Kavita Patel (UCLA CSP 03-05) and colleagues publish study "Fully Capitated Payment Breakeven Rate for a Mid-size Pediatric Practice," in Pediatrics.

Alum Katherine Auger (Michigan CSP 11-13) and colleagues publish study, "Preventing Pediatric Readmissions: How Does the Hospital Fit In?" in Pediatrics.

Alums Bergen Nelson (UCLA CSP 08-11); Rebecca Dudovitz (UCLA CSP 10-12); Tumaini Coker (Chicago CSP 04-06); Elizabeth Barnert (UCLA CSP 12-14); Neal Halfon (UCSF CSP 82-84); Paul Chung (Chicago CSP 00-02) and colleagues publish study "Predictors of Poor School Readiness in Children Without Developmental Delay at Age Two," in Pediatrics.

July 2016

Current scholar Dina Hafez Griauzde (Michigan CSP) is the lead author of a NEJM report about a toddler's puzzling symptoms, "A Deficient Diagnosis" and the subject of a Washington Post article.

Alum Craig Garfield (Chicago CSP 00-02) publishes study, "Longitudinal Study of Body Mass Index in Young Males and the Transition to Fatherhood" in the American Journal of Men's Health.

Alums Renuka Tipirneni (Michigan CSP), Karin Rhodes (Chicago CSP), Rodney Hayward (UCLA CSP alum & Michigan CSP director) & Matt Davis (Chicago CSP)
"Primary Care Appointment Availability For New Medicaid Patients Increased After Medicaid Expansion In Michigan" in Health Affairs.

Current Scholar Claire Ankuda (Michigan CSP) publishes study in JAMA, "Trends in Caregiving Assistance for Home-Dwelling, Functionally Impaired Older Adults in the U.S., 1998-2012."

Alum Jeremiah Schuur (Yale CSP VA 05-07) publishes study in Annals of Emergency Medicine, "Where do Freestanding Emergency Departments Choose to Locate? A National Inventory and Geographic Analysis in Three States."

Alum Anisha Patel (UCLA CSP 06-09) is the lead author for "A Trial of the Efficacy and Cost of Water Delivery Systems in San Francisco Bay Area Middle Schools, 2013" in Preventing Chronic Disease.

Alum Hemal Kanzaria (UCLA CSP VA 12-14) lead author,  "Emergency Department Death Rates Dropped By Nearly 50 Percent, 1997–2011" in Health Affairs.

Alums Katherine Auger (Michigan CSP 11-13) lead author, Matt Davis (Chicago CSP 98-00)) and colleagues publish "A Validated Method for Identifying Unplanned Pediatric Readmission." Journal of Pediatrics.

June 2016

Alums Albert Wu (UC-SF CSP VA 88-90), Sydney Dy (JHU CSP 99-01)) and NAC memberMary Catherine Beach, publish study, "A Qualitative Exploration of Favorite Patients in Primary Care" in Patient Education and Counseling. 

Alums Renuka Tipirneni (Michigan CSP 13-15) lead author; Karin Rhodes (Chicago CSP 99-01); Michigan CSP director, Rodney Hayward (UCLA CSP 86-88); and Matt Davis (Chicago CSP 98-00) publish study "Primary Care Appointment Availability and Nonphysician Providers One Year After Medicaid Expansion" in the American Journal of Managed Care. 

Alum Stephen Patrick (Michigan CSP 10-12) and colleagues publish study, "Opioid Use Disorder in Pregnancy: Health Policy and Practice in the Midst of an Epidemic" in Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Alum Janice Blanchard (UCLA CSP 98-00) published a study in Annals of Emergency Medicine that finds disabled Medicare patients under 65, who don't take their medications as prescribed because they're too expensive, are more likely to end up in the emergency room.

Lead author Sanjay Saint (Washington CSP VA 96-98), alumna Carolyn Gould (UNC CSP 79-81) and colleagues publish "A Program to Prevent Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection in Acute Care" in NEJM.

May 2016

Laura Johnson Faherty (Penn CSP 14-16) is the lead author on  "Gender of the Clinician, Child, and Guardian and the Association With Receipt of Routine Adolescent Vaccines" in Journal of Adolescent Health.

Alum Patrick Conway (Penn CSP 05-07) and team publish study in JAMA "Measurement of the Patient Experience: Clarifying Facts, Myths, and Approaches."

Alum Neil Powe (Penn CSP 84-86) leads study "Dietary Salt, Kidney Disease, and Cardiovascular Health" in JAMA

Alums Greg Sacks (UCLA CSP 13-15), Aaron Dawes (UCLA CSP VA 13-15), Robert Brook (JHU CSP 69-72 and UCLA Co-director), Clifford Ko (UCLA CSP 99-01), Marcia Russell (UCLA 04-06), and Melinda Maggard-Gibbons (UCLA CSP VA 02-04) are among co-authors of study "Impact of a Risk Calculator on Risk Perception and Surgical Decision Making: A Randomized Trial" in Annals of Surgery.

Alums Greg Sacks (UCLA CSP 13-15), Aaron Dawes (UCLA CSP VA 13-15), Robert Brook (JHU CSP 69-72 and UCLA Co-director), Clifford Ko (UCLA CSP 99-01), Marcia Russell (UCLA 04-06), and Melinda Maggard-Gibbons (UCLA CSP VA 02-04) are among co-authors of study "Surgeon Perception of Risk and Benefit in the Decision to Operate" in Annals of Surgery. 

Alum Caroline Richardson (Michigan CSP 99-01 and Michigan CSP faculty) co-authors  “Estimation of Potential Savings Through Therapeutic Substitution” JAMA Internal Medicine.

Current scholar Adam Schickedanz (UCLA CSP) and alum Paul Chung (Chicago CSP 00-02) presented an abstract of their study, “The Impact of Family Financial Assets and Debt on Child Overall Health, Obesity, and Chronic Illness.” at the 2016 meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies in Baltimore. 

Current scholar Adam Schickedanz (UCLA CSP) and alum Paul Chung (Chicago CSP 00-02) presented an abstract of their study, “The Impact of Family Financial Assets and Debt on Child Overall Health, Obesity, and Chronic Illness.” at the 2016 meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies in Baltimore. 

Chithra Perumalswami (Michigan CSP VA 14-16) and her colleagues publish "Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Experiences of Academic Medical Faculty" in JAMA.

Erica Spatz (Yale CSP 08-11) and Harlan Krumholz (Yale CSP Co-director) publish "The New Era of Informed Consent: Getting to a Reasonable-Patient Standard Through Shared Decision Making" in JAMA.

Current scholar Andrew M. Ibrahim (Michigan CSP VA) is the lead author of a study in JAMA that finds small rural hospitals provide safe surgical care for common procedures at lower costs.