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Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Clinical Grading in Medical School.

Teach Learn Med 2019 Oct-Dec;31(5):487-496. Epub 2019 Apr 29.

Center for Health Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10401334.2019.1597724DOI Listing
April 2019

A Digital Language Divide? The Relationship between Internet Medication Refills and Medication Adherence among Limited English Proficient (LEP) Patients.

J Racial Ethn Health Disparities 2018 12 29;5(6):1373-1380. Epub 2018 Mar 29.

Center for Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40615-018-0487-9DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6163088PMC
December 2018

Migration, Health Care Behaviors, and Primary Care for Rural Latinos with Diabetes.

J Immigr Minor Health 2016 10;18(5):1247-1252

Division of Health Services Research and General Internal Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10903-015-0254-5DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4721941PMC
October 2016

Racial-Ethnic Differences in Psychiatric Diagnoses and Treatment Across 11 Health Care Systems in the Mental Health Research Network.

Psychiatr Serv 2016 07 15;67(7):749-57. Epub 2016 Apr 15.

Dr. Coleman is with the Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Pasadena (e-mail: ). Dr. Stewart and Dr. Simon are with the Group Health Research Institute, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle. Dr. Waitzfelder and Dr. Trinacty are with the Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Hawaii, Honolulu. Dr. Zeber and Dr. Copeland are with Health Services Research and Development, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Temple, Texas, and the Center for Applied Health Research, Baylor Scott and White Health, Temple, Texas. Dr. Morales is with the Center for Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, University of Washington, Seattle. Dr. Ahmed is with Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Permanente Medical Group, San Francisco. Dr. Ahmedani is with the Center for Health Policy and Health Services Research, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit. Dr. Beck is with the Institute for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Colorado, Denver. Dr. Cummings is with the Department of Health Policy and Management, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta. Ms. Hunkeler is with the Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland. Dr. Lindberg and Dr. Lynch are with the Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Northwest, Portland, Oregon. Dr. Lu is with Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston. Dr. Owen-Smith is with the School of Public Health, Georgia State University, Atlanta. Dr. Whitebird is with the School of Social Work, University of St. Thomas/St. Catherine University, St. Paul, Minnesota.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1176/appi.ps.201500217DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4930394PMC
July 2016

Perceived health status and cardiometabolic risk among a sample of youth in Mexico.

Qual Life Res 2015 Aug 4;24(8):1887-97. Epub 2015 Feb 4.

Department of Health Policy and Management, Center for Cancer Prevention and Control Research, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11136-015-0922-xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4497859PMC
August 2015

Latinos with diabetes and food insecurity in an agricultural community.

Med Care 2015 May;53(5):423-9

*UCLA Department of Family Medicine, Los Angeles, CA †School of Medicine ‡School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA §Department of Psychology at the University of California, Davis ∥Golden Valley Health Centers Inc., Merced ¶UCLA Department of General Internal Medicine, Division of Health Services, Los Angeles #Community Medical Centers Inc, Stockton **UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MLR.0000000000000348DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4398630PMC
May 2015

Language concordance, interpersonal care, and diabetes self-care in rural Latino patients.

J Gen Intern Med 2014 Dec 3;29(12):1650-6. Epub 2014 Sep 3.

Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11606-014-3006-7DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4242867PMC
December 2014

Hablamos juntos (together we speak): a brief patient-reported measure of the quality of interpretation.

Patient Relat Outcome Meas 2014 9;5:87-92. Epub 2014 Sep 9.

Group Health Research Institute, Seattle, WA, USA ; Center for Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/PROM.S68699DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4164336PMC
September 2014

Developing a data infrastructure for a learning health system: the PORTAL network.

J Am Med Inform Assoc 2014 Jul-Aug;21(4):596-601. Epub 2014 May 12.

Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado, Aurora, Colorado, USA Colorado Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute, Aurora, Colorado, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/amiajnl-2014-002746DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4078291PMC
August 2014

Risk factors for cardiovascular disease among Mexican-American adults in the United States and Mexico: a comparative study.

Salud Publica Mex 2014 Apr;56(2):197-205

Unidad de Investigación Epidemiológica y en Servicios de Salud, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, Cuernavaca, Morelos, México.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.21149/spm.v56i2.7335DOI Listing
April 2014

Evaluation of the Patient-Reported Outcomes Information System (PROMIS(®)) Spanish-language physical functioning items.

Qual Life Res 2013 Sep 3;22(7):1819-30. Epub 2012 Nov 3.

Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine, 911 Broxton Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1736, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11136-012-0292-6DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3683100PMC
September 2013

The risk of developing invasive breast cancer in Hispanic women : a look across Hispanic subgroups.

Cancer 2013 Apr 7;119(7):1373-80. Epub 2012 Dec 7.

School of Public Health, Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cncr.27896DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3604037PMC
April 2013

Age-related Differential Item Functioning for the Patient-Reported Outcomes Information System (PROMIS®) Physical Functioning Items.

Prim Health Care 2013 Mar;3(131)

UCLA Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, 911 Broxton Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1736, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4172/2167-1079.1000131DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3774524PMC
March 2013

Patient-reported quality of pain treatment and use of interpreters in spanish-speaking patients hospitalized for obstetric and gynecological care.

J Gen Intern Med 2012 Dec 11;27(12):1602-8. Epub 2012 Jul 11.

Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98105, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11606-012-2154-xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3509300PMC
December 2012

Variation in documented care for unhealthy alcohol consumption across race/ethnicity in the Department of Veterans Affairs Healthcare System.

Alcohol Clin Exp Res 2012 Sep 8;36(9):1614-22. Epub 2012 Mar 8.

Health Services Research & Development, Seattle, Washington 98101, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1530-0277.2012.01761.xDOI Listing
September 2012

Measurement properties of a multicultural weight-specific quality-of-life instrument for children and adolescents.

Qual Life Res 2011 Mar 6;20(2):215-24. Epub 2010 Sep 6.

Group Health Research Institute, 1730 Minor Avenue, Suite 1600, Seattle, WA 98101, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3040311PMC
March 2011

A comparison of item response theory-based methods for examining differential item functioning in object naming test by language of assessment among older Latinos.

Psychol Test Assess Model 2011 ;53(4):440-460

Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife ; Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Department of Medicine ; Columbia (CALME) RCMAR.

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January 2011

Hablamos Juntos (Together We Speak): interpreters, provider communication, and satisfaction with care.

J Gen Intern Med 2010 Dec 12;25(12):1282-8. Epub 2010 Aug 12.

Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2988148PMC
December 2010

The vulnerability of middle-aged and older adults in a multiethnic, low-income area: contributions of age, ethnicity, and health insurance.

J Am Geriatr Soc 2010 Dec;58(12):2416-22

Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.03189.xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3058402PMC
December 2010

Representativeness of the Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System Internet panel.

J Clin Epidemiol 2010 Nov 5;63(11):1169-78. Epub 2010 Aug 5.

UCLA Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine & Health Services Research, University of California-Los Angeles, 911 Broxton Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2009.11.021DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2943555PMC
November 2010

Self-reported use of eye care among Latinos: the Los Angeles Latino Eye Study.

Ophthalmology 2010 Feb;117(2):207-15.e1

Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ophtha.2009.07.015DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2835414PMC
February 2010

Impact of interpreters on the receipt of new prescription medication information among Spanish-speaking Latinos.

Med Care 2009 Dec;47(12):1201-8

Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MLR.0b013e3181adcc1bDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2951837PMC
December 2009

Readability estimates for commonly used health-related quality of life surveys.

Qual Life Res 2009 Sep 10;18(7):889-900. Epub 2009 Jul 10.

Department of Health Services, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1772, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11136-009-9506-yDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2724639PMC
September 2009

Do socioeconomic gradients in subclinical atherosclerosis vary according to acculturation level? Analyses of Mexican-Americans in the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis.

Psychosom Med 2009 Sep 6;71(7):756-62. Epub 2009 Aug 6.

San Diego State University/University of California San Diego Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, San Diego, California 92120, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PSY.0b013e3181b0d2b4DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2761426PMC
September 2009

The relationship between Spanish language use and substance use behaviors among Latino youth: a social network approach.

J Adolesc Health 2008 Oct 5;43(4):372-9. Epub 2008 Jun 5.

Department of Family Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota 55414, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jadohealth.2008.02.016DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5478169PMC
October 2008

Risk factors for chronic liver disease in Blacks, Mexican Americans, and Whites in the United States: results from NHANES IV, 1999-2004.

Am J Gastroenterol 2008 Sep 30;103(9):2231-8. Epub 2008 Jul 30.

UCLA Department of Health Services, School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, California 90095-1772, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1572-0241.2008.02022.xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4462194PMC
September 2008

Language access services for Latinos with limited English proficiency: lessons learned from Hablamos Juntos.

J Gen Intern Med 2007 Nov;22 Suppl 2:350-5

RAND Corporation, P.O. Box 2138, Santa Monica, CA 90407-2138, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11606-007-0323-0DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2078542PMC
November 2007

Adolescent participation in preventive health behaviors, physical activity, and nutrition: differences across immigrant generations for Asians and Latinos compared with Whites.

Am J Public Health 2007 Feb 30;97(2):337-43. Epub 2006 Nov 30.

Department of Family Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, (UCLA) and the UCLA/RAND Center for Adolescent Health Promotion, Los Angeles, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2105/AJPH.2005.076810DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1781383PMC
February 2007

Item and scale differential functioning of the Mini-Mental State Exam assessed using the Differential Item and Test Functioning (DFIT) Framework.

Med Care 2006 Nov;44(11 Suppl 3):S143-51

Department of Health Services and Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1772, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.mlr.0000245141.70946.29DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1661831PMC
November 2006

Measurement in a multi-ethnic society. Overview to the special issue.

Med Care 2006 Nov;44(11 Suppl 3):S3-4

Columbia University Stroud Center and Research Division, Hebrew Home for the Aged at Riverdale, 5901 Palisade Avenue, Riverdale, NY 10471, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.mlr.0000245437.46695.4aDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1634762PMC
November 2006

Variation in the readability of items within surveys.

Am J Med Qual 2006 Jan-Feb;21(1):49-56

RCMI-Health Services Research Center, Charles R. Drew University of Medicine & Science, Los Angeles, California, CA 90059, USA.

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http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/1062860605283572
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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1693909PMC
March 2006

Race/ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and satisfaction with health care.

Am J Med Qual 2005 Jul-Aug;20(4):195-203

Department of Psychiatry, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, CA 92354-3842, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1062860605275754DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1781358PMC
September 2005

Satisfaction with provider communication among Spanish-speaking Medicaid enrollees.

Ambul Pediatr 2004 Nov-Dec;4(6):500-4

Kaiser Permanente, Care Management Institute, Portland, Oregon 97232, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1367/A04-019R1.1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1851901PMC
December 2004

Delays and unmet need for health care among adult primary care patients in a restructured urban public health system.

Am J Public Health 2004 May;94(5):783-9

Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, University of California-Los Angeles, 911 Broxton Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1736, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2105/ajph.94.5.783DOI Listing
May 2004

Depression and satisfaction with health coverage and medical care in the 1998 NRC Healthcare Market Guide survey.

Adm Policy Ment Health 2003 Jul;30(6):511-22

Department of Psychiatry, Loma Linda University School of Medicine in Loma Linda, California 92354-3842, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1023/a:1025079101897DOI Listing
July 2003

Race/ethnicity, language, and patients' assessments of care in Medicaid managed care.

Health Serv Res 2003 Jun;38(3):789-808

Department of Health Policy and Administration, Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16801, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1475-6773.00147DOI Listing
June 2003

Do health care ratings differ by race or ethnicity?

Jt Comm J Qual Saf 2003 Mar;29(3):134-45

Department of Psychiatry, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, California, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s1549-3741(03)29016-xDOI Listing
March 2003

Health risks of Latino children.

JAMA 2002 Oct 23-30;288(16):1982-3; author reply 1983

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November 2002