Ramal Moonesinghe

Ramal Moonesinghe

UNVERIFIED PROFILE

Are you Ramal Moonesinghe?   Register this Author

Register author
Ramal Moonesinghe

Ramal Moonesinghe

Publications by authors named "Ramal Moonesinghe"

Are you Ramal Moonesinghe?   Register this Author

52Publications

725Reads

10Profile Views

Response to Scanlan Concerning: Measurement of Health Disparities, Health Inequities, and Social Determinants of Health to Support the Advancement of Health Equity.

J Public Health Manag Pract 2016 Nov-Dec;22(6):614-5

Office of Minority Health and Health Equity Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Atlanta, Georgia National Center for Health Statistics Hyattsville, Maryland Office of Minority Health and Health Equity Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Atlanta, Georgia National Center for Health Statistics Hyattsville, Maryland.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PHH.0000000000000494DOI Listing
August 2019

County-Level Socioeconomic Disparities in Use of Medical Services for Management of Infections by Medicare Beneficiaries With Diabetes-United States, 2012.

J Public Health Manag Pract 2019 Jul/Aug;25(4):E44-E54

National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP) (Ms Chang and Dr Truman), National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (Dr Beckles), and Office of Minority Health and Health Equity (Dr Moonesinghe), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PHH.0000000000000800DOI Listing
May 2019

Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Mortality: Contributions and Variations by Rurality in the United States, 2012⁻2015.

Int J Environ Res Public Health 2019 02 2;16(3). Epub 2019 Feb 2.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Office of Minority Health and Health Equity, 4770 Buford Highway, TW-3, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph16030436DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6388242PMC
February 2019

Unequal Declines in Absolute and Relative Disparities in HIV Diagnoses Among Black Women, United States, 2008 to 2016.

Am J Public Health 2018 11;108(S4):S299-S303

At the time of the study, Hanna B. Demeke was with Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta, GA. Anna S. Johnson is with the Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention (DHAP), NCHHSTP, CDC. Baohua Wu is with ICF International, DHAP. Ramal Moonesinghe is with the Office of Minority Health and Health Equity, CDC. Hazel D. Dean is with the Office of the Director, NCHHSTP, CDC. Hazel D. Dean is also a guest editor for this supplement issue.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.2105/AJPH.2018.304641DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6215380PMC
November 2018

County-Level Socioeconomic Disparities in Use of Medical Services for Management of Infections by Medicare Beneficiaries With Diabetes-United States, 2012.

J Public Health Manag Pract 2018 Oct 1. Epub 2018 Oct 1.

National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP) (Ms Chang and Dr Truman), National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (Dr Beckles), and Office of Minority Health and Health Equity (Dr Moonesinghe), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PHH.0000000000000800DOI Listing
October 2018

Functional Characteristics of Health Coalitions in Local Public Health Systems: Exploring the Function of County Health Councils in Tennessee.

J Public Health Manag Pract 2017 Jul/Aug;23(4):404-409

Indiana University Bloomington School of Public Health, Bloomington, Indiana (Dr Barnes); Department of Public Health, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee (Dr Erwin); Office of Minority Health and Health Equity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia (Dr Moonesinghe); Health Communication Science Office, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia (Ms Brooks); Division of Health Systems Management and Policy, University of Memphis School of Public Health, Memphis, Tennessee (Dr Carlton); and Office of Rural and Community Health and Community Partnerships, Division of Health Sciences, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee (Mr Behringer).

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PHH.0000000000000477DOI Listing
April 2018

Trends in Relative Inequalities in Measures of Favorable and Adverse Population Health Outcomes.

Epidemiology 2017 05;28(3):e23-e24

Office of Minority Health and Health Equity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/EDE.0000000000000625DOI Listing
May 2017

Trends in Disparity by Sex and Race/Ethnicity for the Leading Causes of Death in the United States-1999-2010.

J Public Health Manag Pract 2016 Jan-Feb;22 Suppl 1:S13-24

National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, & TB Prevention (NCHHSTP) (Ms Chang and Dr Truman), Office of Minority Health and Health Equity (Dr Moonesinghe), and Center for Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia (Dr Athar).

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PHH.0000000000000267DOI Listing
February 2017

Measurement of Health Disparities, Health Inequities, and Social Determinants of Health to Support the Advancement of Health Equity.

J Public Health Manag Pract 2016 Jan-Feb;22 Suppl 1:S33-42

Office of Minority Health and Health Equity (Drs Penman-Aguilar, Moonesinghe, and Bouye) and National Center for Chronic Disease and Health Promotion (Dr Beckles), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia; and National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, Maryland (Drs Talih and Huang).

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PHH.0000000000000373DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5845853PMC
February 2017

Measuring health disparities: a comparison of absolute and relative disparities.

PeerJ 2015 24;3:e1438. Epub 2015 Nov 24.

National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , Atlanta, GA , United States.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.7717/peerj.1438DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4662578PMC
December 2015

Differences in healthy life expectancy for the US population by sex, race/ethnicity and geographic region: 2008.

J Public Health (Oxf) 2015 Sep 30;37(3):470-9. Epub 2014 Aug 30.

Center for Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/pubmed/fdu059DOI Listing
September 2015

Difference in health inequity between two population groups due to a social determinant of health.

Int J Environ Res Public Health 2014 Dec 16;11(12):13074-83. Epub 2014 Dec 16.

Office of Minority Health and Health Equity, Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, Mailstop K77, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph111213074DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4276663PMC
December 2014

Training racial and ethnic minority students for careers in public health sciences.

Am J Prev Med 2014 Nov 16;47(5 Suppl 3):S368-75. Epub 2014 Oct 16.

National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amepre.2014.07.028DOI Listing
November 2014

Health insurance coverage - United States, 2008 and 2010.

MMWR Suppl 2013 Nov;62(3):61-4

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
November 2013

A multistate examination of partnership activity among local public health systems using the National Public Health Performance Standards.

J Public Health Manag Pract 2012 Sep-Oct;18(5):E14-23

Department of Applied Health Science, Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PHH.0b013e31822ca424DOI Listing
November 2012

Linear and non-linear associations of gonorrhea diagnosis rates with social determinants of health.

Int J Environ Res Public Health 2012 Sep 3;9(9):3149-65. Epub 2012 Sep 3.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph9093149DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3499859PMC
September 2012

Estimating the contribution of genetic variants to difference in incidence of disease between population groups.

Eur J Hum Genet 2012 Aug 15;20(8):831-6. Epub 2012 Feb 15.

Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ejhg.2012.15DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3400729PMC
August 2012

The ACE I/D polymorphism in US adults: limited evidence of association with hypertension-related traits and sex-specific effects by race/ethnicity.

Am J Hypertens 2012 Feb 13;25(2):209-15. Epub 2011 Oct 13.

Office of Public Health Genomics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ajh.2011.182DOI Listing
February 2012

Short report: Race and rickettsiae: a United States perspective.

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2011 Dec;85(6):1124-5

Rickettsial Zoonoses Branch, Division of Vectorborne Infectious Diseases, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Disease, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.2011.11-0462DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3225164PMC
December 2011

Predictive genetic testing for the identification of high-risk groups: a simulation study on the impact of predictive ability.

Genome Med 2011 Jul 28;3(7):51. Epub 2011 Jul 28.

Department of Epidemiology, Erasmus University Medical Center, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/gm267DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3221548PMC
July 2011

The effects on population health status of using dedicated property taxes to fund local public health agencies.

BMC Public Health 2011 Jun 14;11:471. Epub 2011 Jun 14.

Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS 39406, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-11-471DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3141454PMC
June 2011

Discriminative accuracy of genomic profiling comparing multiplicative and additive risk models.

Eur J Hum Genet 2011 Feb 17;19(2):180-5. Epub 2010 Nov 17.

Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ejhg.2010.165DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3025793PMC
February 2011

Rationale for regular reporting on health disparities and inequalities - United States.

MMWR Suppl 2011 Jan;60(1):3-10

Epidemiology and Analysis Program Office, CDC, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
January 2011

Health insurance coverage - United States, 2004 and 2008.

MMWR Suppl 2011 Jan;60(1):35-7

Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities, CDC, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
January 2011

Diabetes - United States, 2004 and 2008.

MMWR Suppl 2011 Jan;60(1):90-3

National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
January 2011

Evaluation of the discriminative accuracy of genomic profiling in the prediction of common complex diseases.

Eur J Hum Genet 2010 Apr 25;18(4):485-9. Epub 2009 Nov 25.

Office of Minority Health and health Disparities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mailstop E-67, 1600 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ejhg.2009.209DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2987256PMC
April 2010

A Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium test for analyzing population genetic surveys with complex sample designs.

Am J Epidemiol 2010 Apr 17;171(8):932-41. Epub 2010 Mar 17.

Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities, 4770 Buford Highway, Mailstop E-67, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/aje/kwq002DOI Listing
April 2010

Genomic medicine and racial/ethnic health disparities: promises, perils, and the challenges for health care and public health policy.

Ethn Dis 2009 ;19(4):473-8

Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
March 2010

Using lifetime risk estimates in personal genomic profiles: estimation of uncertainty.

Am J Hum Genet 2009 Dec;85(6):786-800

Office of Public Health Genomics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajhg.2009.10.017DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2790579PMC
December 2009

The association between family history of asthma and the prevalence of asthma among US adults: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1999-2004.

Genet Med 2009 May;11(5):323-8

Coordinating Center for Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/GIM.0b013e31819d3015DOI Listing
May 2009

Sample size requirements to detect the effect of a group of genetic variants in case-control studies.

Emerg Themes Epidemiol 2008 Dec 3;5:24. Epub 2008 Dec 3.

Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1742-7622-5-24DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2651869PMC
December 2008

Required sample size and nonreplicability thresholds for heterogeneous genetic associations.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2008 Jan 3;105(2):617-22. Epub 2008 Jan 3.

National Office of Public Health Genomics, Coordinating Center for Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.0705554105DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2206585PMC
January 2008

The impact of genotype frequencies on the clinical validity of genomic profiling for predicting common chronic diseases.

Genet Med 2007 Aug;9(8):528-35

Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1097GIM.0b013e31812eece0DOI Listing
August 2007

Evaluating the ecological association of casino industry economic development on community health status: a natural experiment in the Mississippi delta region.

J Public Health Manag Pract 2007 Mar-Apr;13(2):214-22

Mississippi Department of Health, Jackson, MS 39215, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
May 2007

Most published research findings are false-but a little replication goes a long way.

PLoS Med 2007 Feb;4(2):e28

National Office of Public Health Genomics, Coordinating Center for Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.0040028DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1808082PMC
February 2007

Evaluation of family history as a risk factor and screening tool for detecting undiagnosed diabetes in a nationally representative survey population.

Genet Med 2006 Dec;8(12):752-9

Office of Workforce and Career Development, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.109701.gim.0000250205.73963.f3DOI Listing
December 2006

Population-based study of the prevalence of family history of cancer: implications for cancer screening and prevention.

Genet Med 2006 Sep;8(9):571-5

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue North, PO Box 19024, Seattle, WA 98109, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.109701.gim.0000237867.34011.12DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2726801PMC
September 2006

A refinement to 'how many genes underlie the occurrence of common complex diseases in the population?'.

Int J Epidemiol 2006 Apr 14;35(2):497; author reply 498. Epub 2005 Dec 14.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ije/dyi288DOI Listing
April 2006

Institutional and economic determinants of public health system performance.

Am J Public Health 2006 Mar 31;96(3):523-31. Epub 2006 Jan 31.

Department of Health Policy and Management, Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 4301 W Markham St, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.2105/AJPH.2005.064253DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1470518PMC
March 2006

Getting what you pay for: public health spending and the performance of essential public health services.

J Public Health Manag Pract 2004 Sep-Oct;10(5):435-43

Department of Health Policy and Management, College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 4301 West Markham, #820, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
December 2004

Practices in public health finance: an investigation of jurisdiction funding patterns and performance.

J Public Health Manag Pract 2004 Sep-Oct;10(5):444-50

Office of Health, Mississippi State Department of Health, Jackson, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://pdfs.journals.lww.com/jphmp/2004/09000/Practices_in_P
Web Search
December 2004

Applying principles for outcomes-based contracting in a public health program.

J Public Health Manag Pract 2004 Sep-Oct;10(5):451-7

Office of Health, Mississippi State Department of Health, Jackson, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
December 2004