March 2017

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."

February 2017

Yale CSP co-director and alum Cary Gross (JHU CSP 97-99) wrote op-ed, "When cancer treatments do more harm than good" in The Washington Post

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

January 2017

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

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.

November 2016

Current scholar Anna Morgan's (Penn CSP) work described in "Helping Philly librarians lend a hand with health care resources" in NewsWorks

October 2016

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.

Alum Marcella Nunez-Smith (Yale CSP 04-06) and colleagues were awarded nearly $10 million from the National Institute on Health/National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities to establish the Yale Transdisciplinary Collaborative Center for Health Disparities Research focused on Precision Medicine.  

August 2016

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.

July 2016

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 Hemal Kanzaria (UCLA CSP VA 12-14) received the 2016 Hellman Family Award for Early Career Faculty to study frequent users of acute medical, mental health, and social services in San Francisco.

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. 

Current scholar Carolyn Presley (Yale CSP VA) receives Yale Oncology Fellow Research Award.

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) was awarded the Early Career Physician Award by the Tennessee Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

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 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. 

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.

Alum Patrick Conway (Penn CSP 05-07) was featured in The New York Times “Shaping Health Policy for Millions, and Still Treating Some on the Side.” 

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.

Alumna Lisa Rubenstein (UCLA CSP 79-81) was awarded the 2016 John Eisenberg National Award for Career Achievement in Research from the Society of General Internal Medicine.

Alum Ryan Greysen (Yale CSP VA 09-11) was awarded the Outstanding Junior Investigator of the Year from the Society of General Internal Medicine and Outstanding Junior Investigator of the Year from the American Geriatrics Society.

April 2016

Alum Aaron E. Carroll (UWash CSP 01-03): "The Undeniable Convenience & Reliability of Retail Health Clinics" in The New York Times' TheUpshot.