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Overview of Medicaid in Delaware
Overview of Poverty in Delaware
Neonatal Abstinance Syndrome: An Overview of Delaware and National Data
Opioid Use Disorder in Delaware: Policies and Programs
Reproductive Healthcare and COVID-19
Delaware's Fertility Rate and COVID-19
Health Policy and Access to Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptives
Below is a list of selected recent peer-reviewed journal articles.
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.
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.
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 Fran??aise de Civilisation Britannique, Vol. XXIV-3
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, 348-349, Vol. 98, No. 4.
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.
Knight, E., McDuffie, M.J.,Gifford, K., Zork, C., (2015). "Health Service Utilization of Children in Delaware Foster Care, 2013-2014." Delaware Medical Journal 88(2): 46-52.
Papas, M., McDuffie, M.J., Mazade, N., Gallucci, G., (2015). "Predictors of Premature Mortality among Medicaid Clients with Mental Illness." Annals of Epidemiology, 25(9): 713 (Abstract).
Knight, E. (2014). "Shifting Public Health Practice to Advance Health Equity: Recommendations from Experts and Community Leaders." Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, 20(2), 188-196.
Herrman, J., Solano, P.L., Stoz, L., McDuffie, M.J. (2013). "Comprehensive sexual education: A historical and comparative analysis of public opinion." American Journal of Sexuality, 8: 140-159.
Solano, P.L., McDuffie, M. J., Bittner-Fagan, H. and Gifford, K. (2013). "Evaluation of Educational Interventions for Three Lesser-Known Illnesses." Delaware Medical Journal, 85(6): 179-185.
Farley-Ripple, E., Solano, P.L., McDuffie, M.J. (2012). "Conceptual and Methodological Issues in Research on School Administrator Career Behavior." Educational Researcher, 41(6): 220229.
All current and past Health Policy publications can be found on UD's Institutional Repository UDSpace.