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All Center for Community Research & Service publications are archived in the University of Delaware's Institutional Repository, UDSpace. We are pleased to share our publications with the
public whenever possible. It is important to us to provide these
resources so that others may use and apply knowledge we have gained, as
well as build on our research where appropriate.
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For some of our recent publications in the following areas:
Health Policy/Health Utilization Research/Social Determinants of Health
We focus on public health, health services utilization, and the social determinants of health. Social determinants of health are the conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work and age such as poverty and access to health insurance.
Comprehensive source for data & legislation on Delaware's children, youth and their families across categories of health, education, economic well-being and family/community.
Cunninham, P., Barnes, A., Mohamoud, S., Allen, L., talbert, J., Jarlenski, M., Kim, J., Gordon, A., Tang, L., Change, C., Junker, S., Mauk, R., Ahrens, K., Austin, A., Clark, S., McDuffie, M., Kennedy, S., Donohue, J., Burnes, M. (2022). "Follow-up after ED visits for opioid use disorder: Do they reduce future overdoses?" Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, published on-line May 20, 2022. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsat.2022.108807
Jarlenski, M., Chen, Q., Ahrens, K., Allen, L., Austin, A., Chappell, C., Donohue, J., Hammerslag, L.,; Lanier, P., McDuffie, M.J., Talbert, J., Tang, L., Krans, E., on behalf of the Medicaid Outcomes Distributed Research Network (MODRN) (2022)."Postpartum Follow-up Care for Pregnant Persons With Opioid Use Disorder and Hepatitis C Virus Infection." Obstetrics & Gynecology. 139(5): 916-918.
Crone, B., Metraux, S. & Sbrocco, T. (2021). “Health Service Access Among African American Veterans Experiencing Homelessness.” Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities. Published online. DOI: doi:10.1007/s40615-021-01119-z.
Ervin, E., Poppe, B., Onwuka, A., Keedy, H., Metraux, S., Jones, L., Sandel, M., Kelleher, K. (2021). "Characteristics Associated with Homeless Pregnant Women in Columbus, Ohio." Maternal & Child Health. Published online October 6, 2021; doi: 10.1007/s10995-021-03227-y.
Metraux, S., (2021). "Review of Mean Streets: Homelessness, Public Space, and the Limits of Capital (by Don Mitchell)". European Journal of Homelessness 15(2): 355-357.
Donohue, J.M., Jarlenski, M.P., Kim, J.Y., Tang, L., Ahrens, K., Allen, L., Austin, A., Barnes, A.J., Burns, M., Chang, C.H., Clark, S., Cole, E., Crane, D., Cunningham, P., Idala, D., Junker, S., Lanier, P., Mauk, R., McDuffie, M.J., Mohamoud, S., Pauly, N., Sheets, L., Talbert, J., Zivin, K., Gordin, A.J., Kennedy, S. (2021). "Use of Medications for Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder Among US Medicaid Enrollees in 11 States, 2014-2018". Journal of the American Medical Association.. 326(2):154-164. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.7374
Gifford, K., McDuffie, M.J., Rashid, H., Knight, E., McColl, R., Boudreaux M. & Rendall, M. (2021). “Postpartum contraception method type and risk of a short inter-pregnancy interval in a state Medicaid population.” Contraception. First published May 2021.doi: 10.1016/j.contraception.2021.05.006
Knight, E., Bogan, C. (2021). "What 2020 Taught Us about the Politics and Teaching of Public Health”Delaware Journal of Public Health. Volume 7, Number 2, 64-67.
Cusack, M., Graham, F., Metraux, S., Metzger, D.Culhane, D. (2021). "At the Intersection of Homeless Encampments and Heroin Addiction: Service Use Barriers, Facilitators, and Recommendations from the City of Philadelphia's Encampment Resolution Pilot". Social Work in Public Health, 36(2):150-163.
Byrne, T., Cashy, J., Metraux, S., Blosnich, J. R., Cusack, M., Culhane, D. P., McInnes, D.K., Culhane, E., and Montgomery, A. E. (2020). "Association between registered sex offender status and risk housing instability and homelessness among veterans". Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 1-12.
Bell, A., Gifford, K., Rashid, H., McDuffie, M. J. and Knight, E. (2020). Power of Mom A Mixed Methods Investigation of Mothers Influence on Womens Contraceptive Attitudes and Behaviors." Maternal and Child Health Journal, January 2020.
Rashid, H. (2019). Review of In Search of the Perfect Health System by Mark Britnell. Revue Franaise de Civilisation Britannique, Vol. XXIV-3
McDonough, K. (2019). Social determinants of health: Life expectancy and the relationship with race, education, and poverty in Delaware. Delaware Journal of Public Health, February, 2019, 105-107.
Gifford, K., McDuffie, M.J., Rashid, H., Knight, E., Boudreaux, M. (2018). Contraceptive method choice among Medicaid-enrolled women living in the same household. Conference Abstract. Contraception, Vol. 98, No. 4, 348-349.
Rosa, S. & Knight, E.K. (2018). Evaluating a complex health promotion intervention: case application of three systems methods, Critical Public Health, (20180523): 1-16,
McDermott, S., Royer, J., Cope, T., Lindgren, S., Momany, E., Lee, J.C., McDuffie, M.J., Lauer, E., Kurtz, S., & Armour, B. (2018). Using Medicaid Data to Characterize Persons With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in Five U.S. States, American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Vol. 123, No. 4, 371381
Knight, E., Benjamin, G., & Yanich, D. (2016) Framing social determinants of health within the professional public health community: Research translation and implications for policy change., Journal of Applied Communication Research, 44(3): 256-275.