Research Initiatives


Faculty in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health have published hundreds of articles over the years. Listed below (alphabetically by faculty member name) are the most recent publications (from the previous 12 months), and those recently accepted for publication.

Ron Adler and David Harlan. Diabetes: 8 Strategies to Put into Practice. J Family Practice 2013;62(10):542-547.

Katherine Barnard. Health Literacy: A Family Doctor's Perspective. Worcester Medicine 2013;77(1):9-10.

Alexander Blount. Getting Mental Health Care Where it is Needed. Families, Systems and Health 2013;31(2):117-118.

Alexander Blount. Forms in the Patient-Centered Medical Home. Families, Systems and Health 2012;30:189.

Alexander Blount. What is the Role of Primary Care Diagnosis and Treatment in Terms of the Nation's Mental Health? Harvard Medicine, Winter 2013.

Lucy Candib. Writing is Like Touch. Fam Med 2013;45(1):44-45.

Stephanie Carter-Henry and Tina Runyan. Multiple Role Relationships in Healthcare EducationFamilies, Systems and Health 2013;31(1):96-107.

R Mott-Kies, L Gifford DeGeus, Suzanne Cashman and Judy Savageau. Characteristics of Patients at Three Free Clinics. (book chapter). Free Clinics: Local Responses to Health Care Needs (Ed. VM Brenner). The John Hopkins University Press, 2013.

Matt Silva, Suzanne Cashman, Parag Kunte and Lucy Candib. Improving Population Health Through Integration of Primary Care and Public Health: Lessons from an Intervention to Foster Physical Activity Access for Community Health Center Patients. American Journal of Public Health 2012;102(11):e56-61.

Celeste Lemay, Suzanne Cashman, Anne McDonald and John Graves. A New Approach to Ensuring Oral Health Care for People Living with HIV/AIDS: The Dental Case Manager. Preventing Chronic Disease 2012;9:110297.

KT Mueser, SM Glynn, C Cather, H Xie, R Zarate, LF Smith, Robin Clark, JD Gottlieb, R Wolfe and J Feldman. A Randomized Controlled Trial of Family Intervention for Co-Occuring Substance Use and Severe Psychiatric Disorders. Schizophr Bull 2013;39(3):658-672.

E Latimer, W Wynant, Robin Clark, A Malla, E Moodie, R Tamblyn and A Naidu. Underprescribing of Clozapine and Unexplained Variation in Use Across Hospitals and Regions in the Canadian Province of Que'bec. Clinical Schizophrenia and Related Psychoses 2013;7(1):33-41.

Robin Clark and Jeff Baxter. Responses of State Medicaid Programs to Buprenorphine Diversion: Doing More Harm than Good? JAMA Internal Medicine 2013;173(17):1571-1572.

Joe DiFranza. New Insights into the Development of Tobacco Dependence: A Review of Recent Research. Pediatric Allergy, Immunology, and Pulmonology 2012;25:76-79.

Joe DiFranza, AM Barrett, A Colosia, A Masaquel, and P Mahadevia. Assessment of Tobacco Smoke Exposure as a Risk Factor for Serious Respiratory Syncytial Virus Disease Among Infants and Young Children. BMC Pediatrics 2012;12:81.

K Schuck, M Kleinjan, R Otten, RC Engels and Joe DiFranza. Responses to Environmental Smoking in Never-Smoking Children: Can Symptoms of Nicotine Addiction Develop in Response to Environmental Tobacco Smoke Exposure? J Psychopharmacol 2013;27(6):533-540.

SS Kim, H Fang Joe DiFranza, DM Ziedonis and Gx Ma. Gender Differences in the Fagerstrom Test for Nicotine Dependence in Korean Americans. J Smok Cessat 2012;7(1):1-6.

Joe DiFranza, W Huang and JA King. Neuroadaption in Nicotine Addiction: Update on the Sensitization-Homeostasis Model. Brain Sciences 2012;2:523-552.

W Huang, Joe DiFranza, DN Kennedy, N Zhang, D Ziedonis, and JA King. Neural Correlates of Advancing Tobacco Addiction. PLOS ONE, 2013 in press.

Joe DiFranza, Bob Wellman, Judy Savageau, Ariel Beccia, Sanouri Ursprung and Robert McMillen. What Aspect of Dependence Does the Fagerstrom Test for Nicotine Dependence Measure? ISRN Addiction, Volume 13, Article ID 9062276, doi:10.1155/2013/906276

Kylee Eagles, Laura Fralich and Herb Stevenson. Ear Trauma. (book chapter) Clinics in Sports Medicine. Wolters Kluwer/LWW 2012

AS Spaulding, AY Kim, AJ Harzke, JC Sullivan, BP Linas, A Brewer, J Dickert, BH McGovern, LB Strick, R Trestman and Warren Ferguson. Impact of New Therapeutics for Hepatitis C Virus Infection in Incarcerated Populations. Top Antivir Med 2013;21(1):27-35.



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