Public Health

Public Health

Grants:

  • Health Surveillance of Adults with Intellectual Disabilities (CDC) – Alexandra Bonardi, OTR/L, MHA
  • Prevention and Wellness Trust Fund: Worksite Wellness Data Management and Evaluation (MA Department of Public Health) – Wen Chieh Lin, PhD

Publications:

  • Roger Luckmann, Mary Jo White, Mary Costanza, et al. Implementation and Process Evaluation of Three Interventions to Promote Screening Mammograms Delivered for 4 Years in a Large Primary Care Population. Translational Behavioral Medicine 2017;7(3):547-556.
  • Roger Luckmann, Mary Jo White, Mary Costanze, CF Frisard, Caroline Cranos, S Sama and R Yood. Implementation and Process Evaluation of Three Interventions to Promote Screening Mammograms Delivered for 4 Years in a Large Primary Care Population. Transl Behav Med 2017 – epub ahead of print.
  • Barry Saver, Kathleen Mazor, Roger Luckmann, Sarah Cutrona, Marcela Hayes, Tatyana Corondetsky, Nancy Esparza, and Gonzalo Bacigalupe. Persuasive Interventions for

Controversial Cancer Screening Recommendations: Testing a Novel Approach to Help Patients Make Evidence-based Decisions. Annals of Family Medicine 2017;15:48-55.

Presentations:

  • Joe Gravel et al: “Advocate for Change! Skills for FPs” (Family Medicine Education Consortium conference)
  • Charles Lehnardt: “Expanding the Lens: Screening to Focus our Efforts”  (ROME: Regional Osteopathic Medical Education New England Conderence)
  • Carole Upshur et al: “Results from an NIAAA-NHCHC Study: Women’s Alcohol, Drug, Health, Mental Health Risks, Implications for Improving Care” (American Public Health Association annual meeting)
  • Susan Wolf-Fordham and Jill Morrow Gorton: “Public Health and Disasters: Integrating Three Projects” (APHA Annual Meeting)
  • Susan Wolf-Fordham: Emergency Planning Toolkit for Community Health Centers” (American Public Health Association annual meeting)
  • Santosh Verma et al: “Circumstances of Injury Causing Falls Among Community-dwelling U.S. Adults by Age and Gender” (poster; American Public Health Association annual meeting)
  • Santosh Verma et al: “Leveraging Individual, Locative Mobile Data to Investigate Urban-scale Patterns of Walking Activity and Better Contextualize Injury Risk” (American Public Health Association annual meeting)

Student Projects:

  • Dinah Gorelik

Health Journalism - Advocacy and Education

Advisor: Matilde Castiel, MD

  • David McCarthy

Preventing Pediatric Asthma: A Community and Clinical Partnership Approach

Advisors: Warren Ferguson, MD and Sai Cherala, MD, MPH

  • Shakti Nochur

Implementation and Efficacy of the Massachusetts Immunization Information System (MIIS) at MCI-Concord: A Case Study of an Immunization Database in the Massachusetts Correctional System

Advisor: Patricia Ruze, MD

Research Forum Topics

  • January 19, 2018:

Roger Luckmann, MD, MPH – “Outreach to Promote Preventive Care: Lessons from Studies of Breast Cancer Screening”

  • April 21, 2017:

David McCarthy, MS-IV (Capstone Project presentation; mentored by Warren Ferguson, MD and Sai Cherala, MD, MPH) – “Preventing Pediatric Asthma: A Community and Clinical Partnership Approach”