Data and Research Articles

 

#BlackLivesMatter — A Challenge to the Medical and Public Health Communities

Recommended Reading from the September 2015 Log-in2Learn Webinar: Bassett, M. T. (2015). # BlackLivesMatter—A Challenge to the Medical and Public Health Communities. New England Journal of Medicine, 372(12), 1085-1087.

American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy

ACEEE is an nonprofit dedicated to advancing energy efficiency for economic prosperity and environmental protection. The ACEEE offers a variety of energy efficiency “portals” for visitors to peruse in order to learn about energy consumption and existing energy efficiency policies across multiple sectors in the US. News and blog articles, publications (research reports), and a calendar of events, focused on…

Campbell Collaboration

Campbell Systematic Reviews is the peer-reviewed online monograph series of systematic reviews prepared under the editorial control of the Campbell Collaboration. Campbell Systematic Reviews follow structured guidelines and standards for summarizing the international research evidence on the effects of interventions in crime and justice, education, international development, and social welfare. They seek to bring about…

Comparative Effectiveness of a Faith-Based HIV Intervention for African American Women: Importance of Enhancing Religious Social Capital

Recommended reading from the February 2016 Log-in and Learn Webinar: Wingood, G. M., Robinson, L. R., Braxton, N. D., Er, D. L., Conner, A. C., Renfro, T. L., … & DiClemente, R. J. (2013). Comparative effectiveness of a faith-based HIV intervention for African American women: Importance of enhancing religious social capital. American journal of public health,…

Criminal (in) justice in the city and its associated health consequences

Recommended Reading for January 2016 Log-in and Learn Webinar: Golembeski, C., & Fullilove, R. (2005). Criminal (in) justice in the city and its associated health consequences. American Journal of Public Health, 95(10), 1701-1706.

Diagnosis and surgical delays in African American and white women with early-stage breast cancer

  Recommended reading from the November 2015 Log-in and Learn Webinar: George, P., Chandwani, S., Gabel, M., Ambrosone, C. B., Rhoads, G., Bandera, E. V., & Demissie, K. (2015). Diagnosis and surgical delays in African American and white women with early-stage breast cancer. Journal of Women’s Health, 24(3), 209-217.

Immigration and Low Birthweight in the US: The Role of Time and Timing

Recommended reading from the March 2015 Log-in and Learn Webinar: Bates, L.M. & Teitler, J.O. (2008). Immigration and low birthweight in the US: The role of time and timing (Working Paper No. 2008-15-FF).

Improvements in HIV Care Engagement and Viral Load Suppression Following Enrollment in a Comprehensive HIV Care Coordination Program

Recommended reading from the December 2015 Log-in and Learn Webinar: Irvine et al. Improvements in HIV Care Engagement and Viral Load Suppression Following Enrollment in a Comprehensive HIV Care Coordination Program. CID, 60(2), 298–310.

Interventions for Enhancing Consumers’ Online Health Literacy

This systematic review from the Cochrane Collaboration aims to assess the effects of interventions for enhancing consumers’ online health literacy, including skills to search, evaluate, and use online health information. https://cpheo1.sph.umn.edu/healthlit/module2/index.asp

New Approaches for Moving Upstream: How State and Local Health Departments Can Transform Practice to Reduce Health Inequalities

Recommended Readings from the September 2015 Log-in2Learn Webinar: Freudenberg, N., Franzosa, E., Chisholm, J., & Libman, K. (2015). New Approaches for Moving Upstream How State and Local Health Departments Can Transform Practice to Reduce Health Inequalities. Health Education & Behavior, 42(1 suppl), 46S-56S.

Plenty at Stake: Indicators of American Energy Insecurity

This September 2014 white paper by U.S. Senators Lisa Murkowski and Tim Scott presents a national perspective on energy insecurity and how it can be tackled. http://www.energy.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/files/serve?File_id=075f393e

Social Conditions as Fundamental Causes of Health Inequalities

Recommended Reading for January 2015 Log-in and Learn Webinar: Phelan, J.C., Link, B.G., Tehranifar, P. (2010). Social conditions as fundamental causes of health inequalities: Theory, evidence and policy implications. Journal of Health and Social Behavior 51(S), S28-S40. Phelan Article

Structural Stigma and the Health of Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Populations

Recommended reading from the February 2015 Log-in and Learn Webinar: Hatzenbuehler, M.L. (2014). Structural stigma and the health of lesbian, gay and bisexual populations. Current Directions in Psychological Science 23(2), 127-132. Hatzenbuehler Article

The CDC Clear Communication Index is a New Evidence-based Tool to Prepare and Review Health Information

Recommended reading from the April 2015 Log-in and Learn Webinar: Baur, C., Prue, C. (2014). The CDC clear communication index is a new evidence-based tool to prepare and review health information. Health Promotion Practice, 1-9. http://hpp.sagepub.com/content/early/2014/06/20/1524839914538969

The Effects of Exposure to Better Neighborhoods on Children: New Evidence from the Moving to Opportunity Experiment

The Effects of Exposure to Better Neighborhoods on Children: New Evidence from the Moving to Opportunity Experiment   Abstract: The Moving to Opportunity (MTO) experiment offered randomly selected families living in high-poverty housing projects housing vouchers to move to lower-poverty neighborhoods. We present new evidence on the impacts of MTO on children’s long-term outcomes using…

The Impact of the Coverage Gap in States Not Expanding Medicaid by Race and Ethnicity

People of color face longstanding and persistent disparities in accessing health coverage that contribute to greater barriers to care and poorer health outcomes. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) Medicaid expansion to adults with incomes at or below 138% of the federal poverty level (FPL) makes many uninsured adults of color newly eligible for the program,…

Using Syndemic Theory to Understand Vulnerability to HIV Infection Among Black and Latino Men in New York City

Recommended reading from the May 2015 Log-in and Learn Webinar: Wilson, P.A., Nanin, J., Wallace, S, Cherenack, E.M., Fullilove, R. (2014). Using syndemic theory to understand vulnerability to HIV infection among Black and Latino men in New York City. Journal of Urban Health, 9(5), 983-998. Wilson Article