Publications and Presentations
Some publications that focus on racial and ethnic health disparities and approaches to addressing them:
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Report of the Secretary's Task Force on Black and Minority Health. Margaret M. Heckler, Secretary. Washington, DC, August 1985.
Satcher D, Fryer GE Jr, McCann J, Troutman A, Woolf SH, Rust G. What if we were equal? A comparison of the black-white mortality gap in 1960 and 2000. Health Aff (Millwood). 2005; 24: 459-64.
Sung, J., Blumenthal, D.S., Coates, R.J., Williams, J., Alema-Mensah, E, and Liff, J.M.: Effect of a Cancer Screening Intervention Conducted by Lay Health Workers among Inner-City Women. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 13:51-57, 1997
Blumenthal, D.S., Fort, J., Ahmed, N.U., Semenya, K.A., Schreiber, G.B., Perry, S., and Guillory, J.: Impact of a Two-City Community Cancer Prevention Intervention on African-Americans. Journal of the National Medical Association 97: 1479-1488, 2005
Yancey EM, Wang MQ, Goodin L, Cockrell T. HIV/AIDS knowledge scale in relation to HIV risks among African-American women. Psychol Rep. 2003;92 (3 Pt 1):991-6.
Wingood GM and DiClemente RJ: Enhancing adoption of evidence-based HIV interventions: promotion of a suite of HIV prevention interventions for African American women. AIDS Educ Prev. 2006 ;18(4 Suppl A):161-70.
Wingood GM, Diclemente RJ, Harrington KF, Lang DL, Davies SL, Hook EW 3rd, Oh MK, Hardin JW. Efficacy of an HIV Prevention Program Among Female Adolescents Experiencing Gender-Based Violence. Am J Public Health. 2006; 96: 1085-90.
Jones, James: Bad Blood: The Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment. The Free Press, a Division of Simon and Schuster, New York. 1993.
Blumenthal, D.S. and DiClemente, R. (editors): Community-Based Health Research: Issues and Methods. Springer Publishing Co., New York, 2004.
Nutting PA, Beasley JW, Werner JJ. Practice-based research networks answer primary care questions. JAMA 1999;281:686-8
Green LA, Dovey SM. Practice based primary care research networks: they work and are ready for full development and support. BMJ 2001;322:567-8
Thomas P, Griffiths F, Kai J, O'Dwyer A. Networks of research in primary health care. BMJ 2001;322:588-90.
Daniels EC, Bacon J, Denisio S, Fry YW, Murray V, Quarshie A, Rust G. Translation squared: improving asthma care for high-disparity populations through a safety net practice-based research network. J Asthma. 2005 42:499-505.
Rust GS, Murray V, Octaviani H, Schmidt ED, Howard JP, Anderson-Grant V, Willard-Jelks K. Asthma care in community health centers: a study by the southeast regional clinicians' network. J Natl Med Assoc. 1999;91:398-403
Igho-Pemu P, Quarshie A, Oduwole A, Lapu-Bula R, Mayberry R, Obialo C, Gibbons GH, Ofili E. Morehouse Community Physicians Network (CPN) Hypertension Registry: Patterns of Care and Opportunities for Targeted Medical Education. Ethn Dis. 2005 Autumn; 15 (4Suppl 5):S5-120-3.
Ofili EO, Igho-Pemu P, Lapu-Bula R, Quarshie A, Obialo C, Thomas C, Onwanyi A, Oduwole A, Ojutalayo F, Johnson P, Murphy F, Mayberry R, Strayhorn, G. The Community Physicians' Network (CPN©): AnAcademic-Community Partnership to Eliminate Healthcare Disparities.
Ethnicity & Disease. 2005 Autumn; 15(4 Suppl 5):S5-124-7
Murthy, VH, Krumholz, HM, and Gross, CP: Participation in Cancer Clinical Trials: Race-, Sex- and Age-Based Disparities. JAMA 2004;291:2720-2726.
Evelyn, B., Toigo, T., Banks, D., Pohl, D., Gray, K., Robins, B., Ernat, J. Participation of Racial/Ethnic Groups in Clinical Trials and Race-Related Labeling: A Review of New Molecular Entities Approved 1995-1999. J. National Med Assoc Supplement. 2001 Dec;93(12). Available at http://www.fda.gov/cder/reports/race_ethnicity/race_ethnicity_report.htm
Corbie-Smith G,, Thomas SB, St George DM: Distrust, Race, and Research. Arch Intern Med. 2002 Nov 25;162(21):2458-63
Sung, J.F.C., Coates, R.J., Williams, J.E., Liff, J.M., Greenberg, R.S., McGrady, G.A., Avery, B.Y. and Blumenthal, D.S.: Cancer Screening Intervention Among Black Women