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PUBH 8246 Advanced Application of Practice-Based Research in Health: Welcome & Course Readings

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Course Readings

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Ackoff, R. L. (1971). Towards a system of systems concepts. Management Science, 17(11), 661–671.

Aponte, J. (2010). Key elements of large survey data sets. Nursing Economics, 28(1), 27–36.

Balcazar, H., Rosenthal, E. L., Brownstein, J. N., Rush, C. H., Matos, S., & Hernandez, L. (2012). Community health workers can be a public health force for change in the United States: Three actions for a new paradigm. American Journal of Public Health, 101(12), 2199–2203.

Baum, F. (1995). Researching public health: Behind the qualitative-quantitative methodological debate. Social Science and Medicine, 40(4), 459–468

Baumann, A., Rodriguez, M. D., & Parra-Cardona, J. R. (2011). Community-based applied research with Latino immigrant families: Informing practice and research according to ethical and social justice principles. Family Process, 50(2), 132–148.

Boenisch, S., Kocalevent, R., Matschinger, H., Mergl, R., Wimmer-Brunauer, C., Tauscher, M., & ... Bramesfeld, A. (2012). Who receives depression-specific treatment? A secondary data-based analysis of outpatient care received by over 780,000 statutory health-insured individuals diagnosed with depression. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology. 47(3), 475–486.

Boffetta, P. (2010). Causation in the presence of weak associations. Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition, 50(1), 13–16.

Bradley, E. H., Curry, L. A., & Devers, K. J. (2007). Qualitative data analysis for health services research: Developing taxonomy, themes, and theory. Health Services Research, 42(4), 1758–1772.

Campinha-Bacote, J. (2002). The process of cultural competence in the delivery of healthcare services: A model of care. Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 13(3), 181–184.

Carlsen, B., & Glenton, C. (2011). What about N? A methodological study of sample-size reporting in focus group studies. BMC Medical Research Methodology, 11(26), 1–10.

Choi, K., Fabian, L., Mottey, N., Corbett, A., & Forster, J. (2012). Young adults’ favorable perceptions of snus, dissolvable tobacco products, and electronic cigarettes: Findings from a focus group study. American Journal of Public Health, 102(11), 2088–2093.

Draper, A. K., Hewitt, G., & Rifkin, S. (2010). Chasing the dragon: Developing indicators for the assessment of community participation in health programmes. Social Science & Medicine, 71(6), 1102–1109.

Evans, E., Grella, C. E., Murphy, D. A., & Hser, Y. (2010). Using administrative data for longitudinal substance abuse research. The Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research, 37(2), 252–271.

Gannan, R. (2013). Opportunities and challenges associated with engaging immigrant women in participatory action research. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 15(2), 341–349.

Green, L. W., & Mercer, S. L. (2001). Can public health researchers and agencies reconcile the push from funding bodies and the pull from communities? American Journal of Public Health, 91(12), 1926–1929.

Hoeft, T. J., Burke, W., Hopkins, S. E., Charles, W., Trinidad, S. B., & James, R. D., & Boyer, B. B. (2014). Building partnerships in community-based participatory research: Budgetary and other cost considerations. Health Promotion Practice, 15(2), 263–270.

Hofferth, S. L. (2005). Secondary data analysis in family research. Journal of Marriage and Family, 67(4), 891–907.

Huntington, D., Banzon, E., & Recidoro, Z. D. (2012). A systems approach to improving maternal health in the Philippines. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 90(2), 104–110.

Israel, B. A., Schulz, A. J., Parker, E. J., & Becker, A. B. (1998). Review of community-based research: Assessing partnership approaches to improve public health. Annual Review of Public Health, 19, 173–202.

Kickbusch, I. (2003). The contribution of the World Health Organization to a new public health and health promotion. American Journal of Public Health, 93(3), 383–388.

Kirmayer, L. J. (2012). Cultural competence and evidence-based practice in mental health: Epistemic communities and the politics of pluralism. Social Science & Medicine, 75(2), 249–256.

Kottner, J., Gefen, A., & Lahmann, N. (2012). Weight and pressure ulcer occurrence: A secondary data analysis. International Journal of Nursing Studies. 48(11), 1339–1348.

Krieger, N. (2008). Proximal, distal, and the politics of causation: What’s level got to do with it? American Journal of Public Health, 98(2), 221–230.

May, P., Serna, P., Hurt, L., & DeBruyn, L. (2005). Outcome evaluation of a public health approach to suicide prevention in an American Indian tribal nation. American Journal of Public Health, 95(7), 1238–1244.

Meucci, S., & Schwab, M. (1997). Children and the environment: Young people’s participation in social change. Social Justice, 24(3), 1–10.

Minkler, M., Blackwell, A. G., & Tamir, H. (2003). Community-based participatory research: Implications for public health funding. American Journal of Public Health, 93(8), 1210–1213.

Pearce, A., Jenkins, R., Kirk, C., & Law, C. (2008). An evaluation of UK secondary data sources for the study of childhood obesity, physical activity and diet. Child: Care, Health and Development, 34(6), 701–709.

Pelto, Gretel H., Armar-Klemesu, M., Siekmann, J., & Schofield, D. (2013). The focused ethnographic study ‘assessing the behavioral and local market environment for improving the diets of infants and young children 6 to 23 months old’ and its use in three countries. Maternal and Child Nutrition, 9(1), 35–46.

Putting existing data to work to improve quality care. (2004). Quality Letter for Healthcare Leaders, 16(3), 2–9, 1.

Schwab, M. (1997). Sharing power: Participatory public health research with California teens. Social Justice, 24(3), 11–22.

Shortell, S. M., Zukoski, A., Alexander, J., Bazzoli, G., Conrad, D., Hasnain-Wynia, R., & ... Margolin, F. (2002). Evaluating partnerships for community health improvement: Tracking the footprints. Journal of Health Politics, Policy, and Law, 27(1), 49–91.

Smith, A. K., Ayanian, J. Z., Covinsky, K. E., Landon, B. E., McCarthy, E. P., Wee C. C., & Steinman, M. A. (2011). Conducting high-value secondary dataset analysis: An introductory guide and resources. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 26(8), 920–929.

Spice, C., & Snyder, K. (2009). Reviewing self-reported impacts of community health assessment in local health jurisdictions. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, 15(1), 18–23.

Stacciarini, J.-M. R. (2008). Focus groups: Examining a community-based group intervention for depressed Puerto Rican women. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 29, 679–700.

Thein, K., Zaw, K. T., Teng, R., Liang, C., & Julliard, K. (2009). Health needs in Brooklyn’s Chinatown: A pilot assessment using rapid participatory appraisal. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 20(2), 378–394.

Ungar, M., Duque, L. F., & Hernandez, D. (2011). Can focus groups be used for longitudinal evaluation? Findings from the Medellin early prevention of aggression program. International Journal of Multiple Research Approaches, 5(1), 40–51.

Venkatesh, V., Brown, S., & Bala, H. (2013). Bridging the qualitative-quantitative divide: Guidelines for conducting mixed methods research in information systems. MIS Quarterly, 37(1), 21–54.

Whaley, A. L., & Davis, K. E. (2007). Cultural competence and evidence-based practice in mental health services. American Psychologist, 62(6), 563–574.

Witty, K., Branney, P., Bullen, K., White, A., Evans, J., & Eardley, I. (2014). Engaging men with penile cancer in qualitative research: Reflections from an interview-based study. Nurse Researcher, 21(3),13–19.

Yiannakoulias, N. (2011). Understanding identifiability in secondary health data. Canadian Journal of Public Health, 102(4), 291–293.

Other Readings

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