May 2017

Hemal Kanzaria (UCLA CSP 12-14 VA Scholar) and colleagues published, "Shared Decisionmaking in the Emergency Department: A Guiding Framework for Clinicians" in Annals of Emergency Medicine

Current scholar Andrew Ibrahim (Michigan CSP VA Scholar) and colleagues published, "Reoperation and Medicare Expenditures After Laparoscopic Gastric Band Surgery" in JAMA Surgery. The research was also discussed in Healio

Current scholar Claire Ankuda (Michigan CSP), alums John Harris (Michigan CSP 14-16) and Kenneth Langa (Michigan CSP 97-99), and colleagues published, "Caregiving for Older Adults with Obesity in the United States" in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Alum Sanjay Saint (Wash CSP 96-98 VA Scholar) and Molly Harrod wrote "8 things that excellent hospital doctors do" for STAT News.  

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. 

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.