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Highlighting the recent publications of our CHER Associates and Affiliates’ health equity work and research.

May 2021

Brandt K, Goel V, Keeler C, Bell GJ, Aiello AE, Corbie-Smith G, Wilson E, Fleischauer A, Emch M, Boyce RM. SARS-CoV-2 testing in North Carolina: Racial, ethnic, and geographic disparities. Health & Place. 2021;69:102576. doi:10.1016/j.healthplace.2021.102576.

Macmadu A, Brinkley-Rubinstein L. Essential strategies to curb COVID-19 transmission in prisons and jails. Am J Public Health. 2021;111(5):776-777. doi:10.2105/ajph.2021.306206.

Wirtz AL, Cooney EE, Stevenson M, Radix A, Poteat T, Wawrzyniak AJ, Cannon CM, Schneider JS, Haw JS, Case J, Althoff KN, Humes E, Mayer KH, Beyrer C, Rodriguez AE, Reisner SL, American Cohort To Study HIV Acquisition Among Transgender Women (LITE) Study Group. Digital epidemiologic research on multilevel risks for HIV acquisition and other health outcomes among transgender women in eastern and southern United States: Protocol for an online cohort. JMIR Res Protoc. 2021;10(4):e29152. doi:10.2196/29152.

April 2021

Carter-Edwards L, Grewe ME, Fair AM, Jenkins C, Ray NJ, Bilheimer A, Dave G, Nunez-Smith M, Richmond A, Wilkins CH. Recognizing cross-institutional fiscal and administrative barriers and facilitators to conducting community-engaged clinical and translational research. Acad Med. 2021;96(4):558-567. doi:10.1097/acm.0000000000003893.

Macmadu A, Brinkley-Rubinstein L. Essential strategies to curb covid-19 transmission in prisons and jails. American Journal of Public Health. 2021;111(5):776-777. doi:10.2105/ajph.2021.306206.

Ellis KR, Cuthbertson CC, Carthron D, Rimmler S, Gottfredson NC, Bahorski SG, Phillips A, Corbie-Smith G, Callahan L, Rini C. A longitudinal observational study of multimorbidity and partner support for physical activity among people with osteoarthritis. Int J Behav Med. 2021: Online ahead of print. doi:10.1007/s12529-021-09985-x.

March 2021

Corbie-Smith G. Vaccine Hesitancy Is a Scapegoat for Structural Racism. JAMA Health Forum. Published online March 25, 2021. doi:10.1001/jamahealthforum.2021.0434

Alpert AB, Gampa V, Lytle MC, Manzano C, Ruddick R, Poteat T, Quinn GP, Kamen CS. I’m not putting on that floral gown: Enforcement and resistance of gender expectations for transgender people with cancer. Patient Educ Couns. 2021;S0738-3991(21):00177-00174. doi:10.1016/j.pec.2021.03.007.

Balasuriya L, Berkowitz SA, Seligman HK. Federal nutrition programs after the pandemic: Learning from P-EBT and SNAP to create the next generation of food safety net programs. Inquiry. 2021;58:004695802110051. doi:10.1177/00469580211005190.

Basu S, Akers M, Berkowitz SA, Josey K, Schillinger D, Seligman H. Comparison of fruit and vegetable intake among urban low-income US adults receiving a produce voucher in 2 cities. JAMA Netw Open. 2021;4(3):e211757. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.1757.

Basu S, Phillips RS, Berkowitz SA, Landon BE, Bitton A, Phillips RL. Estimated effect on life expectancy of alleviating primary care shortages in the United States. Ann Intern Med. 2021: Online ahead of print. doi:10.7326/m20-7381.

Davy-Mendez T, Napravnik S, Eron JJ, Cole SR, Van Duin D, Wohl DA, Gebo KA, Moore RD, Althoff KN, Poteat T, Gill MJ, Horberg MA, Silverberg MJ, Nanditha NG, Thorne JE, Berry SA. Racial, ethnic, and gender disparities in hospitalizations among persons with HIV in the United States and Canada, 2005–2015. AIDS. 2021:Online ahead of print. doi:10.1097/qad.0000000000002876.

Dean LT, Greene N, Adams MA, Geffen SR, Malone J, Tredway K, Poteat T. Beyond Black and White: Race and sexual identity as contributors to healthcare system distrust after breast cancer screening among US women. Psycho-Oncology. 2021:Online ahead of print. doi:10.1002/pon.5670.

Martin RA, Stein LAR, Rohsenow DJ, Belenko S, Hurley LE, Clarke JG, Brinkley-Rubinstein L. Using implementation interventions and peer recovery support to improve opioid treatment outcomes in community supervision: Protocol. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2021:108364. doi:10.1016/j.jsat.2021.108364. 

Rich AJ, Poteat T, Koehoorn M, Li J, Ye M, Sereda P, Salway T, Hogg R. Development of a computable phenotype to identify a transgender sample for health research purposes: A feasibility study in a large linked provincial healthcare administrative cohort in British Columbia, Canada. BMJ Open. 2021;11(3):e040928. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2020-040928.

February 2021

Dodson DD, Fiscus LC, Page CP, Cené CW. Listening to coworkers: A health system assessment to understand and address workplace structural inequities. NEJM. 2021. doi:10.1056/CAT.20.0589.

Berkowitz SA, Basu S. Unmet social needs and worse mental health after expiration of COVID-19 federal pandemic unemployment compensation. Health Aff (Millwood). 2021;40(3):426-434. doi:10.1377/hlthaff.2020.01990.

Berk J, Brinkley-Rubinstein L, Murphy M, Chan P, Rich J. MAb for symptomatic COVID-19 in Correctional Facilities: An important opportunity. Lancet. 2021;397(10277):877-878. doi:10.1016/s0140-6736(21)00354-8.

Chapman LE, Berkowitz SA, Ammerman A, De Marco M, Ng SW, Zimmer C, Caspi CE. Association between hourly wages and dietary intake after the first phase of implementation of the Minneapolis minimum wage ordinance. Public Health Nutr. 2021:1-31. doi:10.1017/s1368980021000707.

Poteat T, Cooney E, Malik M, Restar A, Dangerfield DT 2nd, White J. HIV prevention among cisgender men who have sex with transgender women. AIDS Behav. 2021: Online ahead of print. doi:10.1007/s10461-021-03194-z.

Fernandez CS, Green MA, Noble CC, Brandert K, Donnald K, Walker MR, Henry E, Rosenberg A, Dave G, Corbie-Smith G. Training “pivots” from the pandemic: Lessons learned transitioning from in-person to virtual synchronous training in the clinical scholars leadership program. J Healthc Leadersh. 2021;13:63-75. doi:10.2147/jhl.s282881.

Johnson KT, Palakshappa D, Basu S, Seligman H, Berkowitz SA. Examining the bidirectional relationship between food insecurity and healthcare spending. Health Serv Res. 2021: Online ahead of print. doi:10.1111/1475-6773.13641.

Berk J, Brinkley-Rubinstein L, Murphy M, Chan P, Rich J. MAb for symptomatic COVID-19 in correctional facilities: An important opportunity. Lancet. 2021;S0140-6736(21):00354-00358. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(21)00354-8.

Rosenfeld J, Berggren R, Frerichs L. A review of the community health club literature describing water, sanitation, and hygiene outcomes. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021;18(4):1880. doi:10.3390/ijerph18041880.

Adimora AA, Ramirez C, Poteat T, Archin NM, Averitt D, Auerbach JD, L A, Currier J, Gandhi M. HIV and women in the USA: What we know and where to go from here. Lancet. 2021;S0140-6736(21):00396-00392. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(21)00396-2.

Berkowitz SA, Basu S. Unmet social needs and worse mental health after expiration of COVID-19 federal pandemic unemployment compensation. Health Aff (Millwood). 2021;40(3):426-434. doi:10.1377/hlthaff.2020.01990.

Corbie-Smith G, Marmot M, Bodenmann P, Jackson Y, Vu F, Wolff H. What a wonderful world. Rev Med Suisse. 2021;17:239-241.

Vest N, Johnson O, Nowotny K, Brinkley-Rubinstein L. Prison population reductions and COVID-19: A latent profile analysis synthesizing recent evidence from the Texas state prison system. J Urban Health. 2020:1-6. doi:10.37473/fic/10.1007/s11524-020-00504-z.

January 2021

Howell BA, Puglisi L, Clark K, Albizu-Garcia C, Ashkin E, Booth T, Brinkley-Rubinstein L, Fiellin DA, Fox AD, Maurer KF, Lin H-J, McCollister K, Murphy S, Morse DS, Shavit S, Wang K, Winkelman T, Wang EA. The transitions clinic network: Post incarceration addiction treatment, healthcare, and social support (TCN-PATHS): A hybrid type-1 effectiveness trial of enhanced primary care to improve opioid use disorder treatment outcomes following release from jail. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2021:108315. doi:10.1016/j.jsat.2021.108315.

Hanmer J, DeWalt DA, Berkowitz SA. Association between food insecurity and health-related quality of life: A nationally representative survey. J Gen Intern Med. 2021:Online ahead of print. doi:10.1007/s11606-020-06492-9.

Casanova FO, Hamblett A, Brinkley-Rubinstein L, Nowotny KM. Epidemiology of Coronavirus disease 2019 in US immigration and customs enforcement detention facilities. JAMA Netw Open. 2021;4(1):e2034409. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.34409.

Nowotny KM, Bailey Z, Brinkley-Rubinstein L. The contribution of prisons and jails to US racial disparities during COVID-19. Am J Public Health. 2021;111(2):197-199. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2020.306040.

Corbie-Smith G, Wolfe MK, Hoover SM, Dave G. Centering equity and community in the recovery of the COVID-19 pandemic. N C Med Jl. 2021;82(1):62-67. doi:10.18043/ncm.82.1.62.

Essien UR, Corbie-Smith G. Opportunities for improving population health in the post-COVID-19 era. J Hosp Med. 2021;16(1):53-55. doi:10.12788/jhm.3546.

Poteat TC, van der Merwe LLA, Sevelius J, Keatley JA. Inclusion as illusion: Erasing transgender women in research with MSM. J Int AIDS Soc. 2021;24(1):e25661. doi:10.1002/jia2.25661.

Flores M, Ruiz JM, Butler EA, Sbarra DA, Garcia DO, Kohler L, Crane TE, Corbie-Smith G, Benavente V, Kroenke CH, Saquib N, Thomson CA. Does the Hispanic mortality advantage vary by marital status among postmenopausal women in the Women’s Health Initiative? Published online ahead of print. Ann Behav Med. 2021;kaaa113. doi:10.1093/abm/kaaa113

Warren E, Brinkley-Rubinstein L, Nowotny K. End the silence about what Covid-19 is doing to America’s prisons. CNN. https://www.cnn.com/2021/01/05/opinions/us-prison-covid-19-data-warren-brinkley-rubinstein-nowotny/index.html. Published January 5, 2021.

Calancie L, Frerichs L, Davis MM, Sullivan E, White AM, Cilenti D, Corbie-Smith G, Hassmiller Lich K. Consolidated framework for collaboration research derived from a systematic review of theories, models, frameworks and principles for cross-sector collaboration. PLos One. 2021;16(1):e0244501. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0244501.

December 2020

“I would really want to know that they had my back”: Transgender women’s perceptions of HIV cure-related research in the United States. Poteat T, Aqil A, Corbett D, Evans D, Dubé K. PLoS One. 2020 Dec 31;15(12):e0244490. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0244490.

Ellis KR, Hecht HK, Young TL, Oh S, Thomas S, Hoggard LS, Ali Z, Olawale R, Carthron D, Corbie-Smith G, Eng E. Chronic disease among African American families: A systematic scoping review. Preventing Chronic Disease. 2020;17:E167. doi:10.5888/pcd17.190431.

Poteat T. Navigating the storm: How to apply intersectionality to public health in times of crisis. Am J Public Health. 2021;111(1):91-92. doi:10.2105/ajph.2020.305944.

Poteat T, Aqil A, Corbett D, Evans D, Dubé K. “I would really want to know that they had my back”: Transgender women’s perceptions of HIV cure-related research in the United States. PLoS One. 2020;15(12):e0244490. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0244490.

Carter-Edwards L, Grewe ME, Fair AM, Jenkins C, Ray NJ, Bilheimer A, Dave G, Nunez-Smith M, Richmond A, Wilkins CH. Recognizing cross-institutional fiscal and administrative barriers and facilitators to conducting community-engaged clinical and translational research. Acad Med. 2020;Publish Ahead of Print. doi:10.1097/acm.0000000000003893.

Lemasters K, Mccauley E, Nowotny K, Brinkley-Rubinstein L. COVID-19 cases and testing in 53 prison systems. Health Justice. 2020;8(1). doi:10.1101/2020.08.25.20181842.

November 2020

Rich AJ, Scheim AI, Koehoorn M, Poteat T. Non-HIV chronic disease burden among transgender populations globally: A systematic review and narrative synthesis. Prev Med Rep. 2020;20:101259. doi:10.1016/j.pmedr.2020.101259.

September 2020

Buchbinder M, Blue C, Juengst E, Brinkley-Rubinstein L, Rennie S, Rosen DL. Expert stakeholders’ perspectives on a Data-to-Care strategy for improving care among HIV-positive individuals incarcerated in jails. AIDS Care. 2020;32(9):1155-1161. doi:10.1080/09540121.2020.1737641.