Announcements

May is Hepatitis Awareness Month

The month of May is designated as Hepatitis Awareness Month in the United States.  During May, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and its public health partners work to shed light on this hidden epidemic by raising awareness of viral hepatitis and encourage priority populations to get tested.  For more information about current ReACH Center hepatitis C screening and preventions projects please visit http://stophepatitisc.com/

ReACH Assistant/ Associate/Professor Opening

Please visit our Job Opportunities page for more information about this exciting opportunity! 

ReACH Scholar, Dr. Carlos Jaén named to the board of National Library of Medicine

ReACH Scholar Carlos Jaén, MD, PhD, professor and chair of family and community medicine in the Joe R. & Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine, has been appointed to the board of regents of the National Library of Medicine of the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Jaén’s special interests include improving preventive care for individuals of all ages, preventing complications from chronic diseases like diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease.

 

 

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Publications

  • Barg FK, Weiner MG, Joseph S, et al.  Qualitative analysis of peer coaches’ experiences with counseling African Americans about reducing heart disease risk. J Gen Intern Med. 2011;27(2):167-72. [PMID: 21953326]
  • Spitz A, Moore AA, Papaleontiou M, et al. Primary care providers' perspective on prescribing opioids to older adults with chronic non-cancer pain: A qualitative study. BMC Geriatrics. 2011;11:35. [PMID:21752299]
  • Turner BJ, Hollenbeak CS, Weiner MG, et al. A retrospective cohort study of the potency of lipid lowering therapy and race gender differences in LDL control. BMC Cardiovas Dis. 2011;11:58. [PMID:21961563]
  • Turner BJ, Hollenbeak C, Liang Y, et al. A randomized trial of peer coach and office staff support to reduce coronary heart disease risk in African-Americans with uncontrolled hypertension. J Gen Intern Med. in press. 2012;27(10):1258-64. [PMID:22570108]
  • Liang YY, Du Fei, Thompson I, et al. Limited PSA testing in indigent men in South Texas: An appropriate care or missing a prevention opportunity? Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2012;21(9):1489-96. [PMID:22822113]

     

  • Hong M, Valerio MA, Spencer M. Let's get moving: the need for more effective state-level physical education policies.  Fam Community Health. 2011 Jan-Mar;34(1):51-60.
  • Ghaddar SF, Valerio MA, Garcia CM, Hansen L. Adolescent health literacy: the importance of credible sources for online health information. J Sch Health. 2012 Jan;82(1):28-36. doi: 10.1111/j.1746-1561.2011.00664.x.
  • Spencer MS, Rosland A., Kieffer EC, Palmisano G, Sinco B.,  Valerio M, Anderson M, Guzman JR,  Heisler ME.  Effectiveness of a randomized community health worker intervention among African Americans and Latinos with diabetes.  American Journal of Public Health. [In Press].
  • Valerio MA, Kanjirath PP, Clausner CK, Peters, MC.  A qualitative examination of patient awareness and understanding of type 2 diabetes and oral health care needs.  Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2011 Aug;93(2):159-65. Epub 2011 Apr 22.
  • Petteway RJ, Valerio MA, Patel MR. What about your friends? Exploring asthma-related peer interactions. J Asthma. 2011 May;48(4):393-9.
  • Hong M, Valerio MA, Spencer M. Let's get moving: the need for more effective state-level physical education policies.  Fam Community Health. 2011 Jan-Mar;34(1):51-60.

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