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Submissions from 2016

The Impact of Expanded Health System Reform on Governmental Contributions and Individual Copayments in the New Chinese Rural Cooperative Medical System, Hengjin Dong, Shengnan Duan, Lennart Bogg, Yuan Wu, and Karen Seccombe

The Prevalence of Rapid Weight Gain in Infancy Differs by the Growth Reference and Age Interval Used for Evaluation, Cara L. Eckhardt, Heather Eng, John L. Dills, and Katherine L. Wisner

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Food-Related Practices and Beliefs of Rural US Elementary and Middle School Teachers, Nancy Findholt, Betty T. Izumi, Jackilen Shannon, and Thuan Nguyen

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Potentially Traumatic Experiences and Sexual Health Among Orphaned and Separated Adolescents in Five Low- and Middle-Income Countries, Christine L. Gray, Kathryn Whetten, Lynne C. Messer, Rachel A. Whetten, Jan Ostermann, Karen O'Donnell, Nathan M. Thielman, and Brian W. Pence

Listening to the Voices of Latina Women: Sexual and Reproductive Health Intervention Needs and Priorities in a New Settlement State in the United States, Lilli Mann, Amanda E. Tanner, Christina J. Sun, Jennifer Toller Erausquin, and Florence M. Simán

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Dietary Fat Intake and Reproductive Hormone Concentrations and Ovulation in Regularly Menstruating Women, Sunni L. Mumford, Jorge E. Chavarro, Cuilin Zhang, Neil J. Perkins, Lindsey A. Sjaarda, Anna Z. Pollack, Karen C. Schliep, Kara A. Michels, Shvetha M. Zarek, Torie C. Plowden, Rose G. Radin, Lynne C. Messer, Robyn A. Frankel, and Jean Wactawski-Wende

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Building a State for All Ages: Tapping the Potential of Older Oregonians, Stephen Percy, Judith A. Ramaley, John Tapogna, Margaret B. Neal, Jay Bloom, and Alexandra Reece

One-Year Postpartum Outcomes Following a Weight Management Intervention in Pregnant Women with Obesity, Kimberly K. Vesco, Michael C. Leo, Njeri Karanja, and Matthew W. Gillman

Developmental Origins, Epigenetics, and Equity: Moving Upstream, Lawrence Wallack and Kent Thornburg

Submissions from 2015

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From Fatalism to Mitigation: a Conceptual Framework for Mitigating Fetal Programming of Chronic Disease by Maternal Obesity, Janne Boone-Heinonen, Lynne C. Messer, Stephen P. Fortmann, Lawrence Wallack, and Kent L. Thornburg

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An Introduction to the Loop Analysis of Qualitatively Specified Complex Causal Systems, Alexis Dinno

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Nonparametric Pairwise Multiple Comparisons in Independent Groups Using Dunn’s Test, Alexis Dinno

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Leader Behaviors, Group Cohesion, and Participation in a Walking Group Program, Betty T. Izumi, Amy J. Schulz, Graciela Mentz, Barbara A. Isreal, Sharon L. Sand, Angela G. Reyes, Bernadine Hoston, Dawn Richardson, Cindy Gamboa, Zachary Rowe, and Goys Diaz

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Exposure to Elemental Carbon, Organic Carbon, Nitrate, and Sulfate Fractions of Fine Particulate Matter and Risk of Preterm Birth in New Jersey, Ohio, and Pennsylvania (2000–2005), Kristen M. Rappazzo, Julie L. Daniels, Lynne C. Messer, Charles Poole, and Danelle T. Lobdell

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The Associations Between Environmental Quality and Preterm Birth in the United States, 2000–2005: A Cross-Sectional Analysis, Kristen M. Rappazzo, Lynne C. Messer, Jyotsna S. Jagai, Christine L. Gray, Shannon C. Grabich, and Danelle T. Lobdell

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Effects of Particulate Matter and Antioxidant Dietary Intake on Blood Pressure, Amy J. Schulz, J. Tomothy Dvonch, Angela G. Reyes, and Betty T. Izumi

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Does Mode of Contact with Different Types of Social Relationships Predict Depression in Older Adults? Evidence from a Nationally Representative Survey, Alan R. Teo, HwaJung Choi, Sarah B. Andrea, Marica Valenstein, Jason T. Newsom, Steven K. Dobscha, and Kara Zivin

Submissions from 2014

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U-54 Building Infrastructure Leading to Diversity (BUILD) National Institutes of Health: Enhancing Cross-disciplinary Infrastructure Training at Oregon, Carlos J. Crespo

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The Oregon Health System Transformation: Preliminary Report of Coordinated Care Organizations in the First Year Implementation, Carlos J. Crespo and Ellen Smit

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A Qualitative Study of Rural Primary Care Clinician Views on Remote Monitoring Technologies, Melinda M. Davis, Jillian M. Currey, Sonya Howk, Molly R. DeSordi, Linda Boise, Lyle J. Fagnan, and Nancy Vuckovic

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Absence of Evidence and Evidence of Absence in the Effects of Same Sex Marriage Laws on Rates of Opposite Sex Marriage, Alexis Dinno

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Comment on “The Effect of Same-Sex Marriage Laws on Different-Sex Marriage: Evidence From the Netherlands”, Alexis Dinno

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Gently Clarifying the Application of Horn’s Parallel Analysis to Principal Component Analysis Versus Factor Analysis, Alexis Dinno

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On the Just and Accurate Representation of Transgender Persons in Research and the Clinic, Alexis Dinno

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The “Fit but Fat” Paradigm Addressed Using Accelerometer-Determined Physical Activity Data, Paul D. Loprinzi, Ellen Smit, Hyo Lee, Carlos J. Crespo, Ross Andersen, and Steven N. Blair

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Construction of an Environmental Quality Index for Public Health Research, Lynne C. Messer, Jyotsna S. Jagai, Kristen M. Rappazzo, and Danelle T. Lobdell

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Exposure to Fine Particulate Matter during Pregnancy and Risk of Preterm Birth among Women in New Jersey, Ohio, and Pennsylvania, 2000–2005, Kristen M. Rappazzo, Julie L. Daniels, Lynne C. Messer, Charles Poole, and Danelle T. Lobdell

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Associations Between Prenatal Exposure to Air Pollution, Small for Gestational Age, and Term Low Birthweight in a State-Wide Birth Cohort, Lisa C. Vinikoor-Imler, J. Allen Davis, Robert E. Meyer, Lynne C. Messer, and Thomas J. Luben

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Three-Year Change in the Wellbeing of Orphaned and Separated Children in Institutional and Family-Based Care Settings in Five Low- and Middle-Income Countries, Kathryn Whetten, Jan Ostermann, Brian W. Pence, Rachel A. Whetten, Lynne C. Messer, Sumedha Ariely, Karen O'Donnell, Augustine l. Wasonga, Vanroth Vann, Dafrosa Itemba, Misganaw Eticha, Ira Madan, Nathan M. Thielman, and Positive Outcomes for Orphans (POFO) Research Team

Submissions from 2013

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Increasing the Relevance of Research to Underserved Communities: Lessons Learned from a Retreat to Engage Community Health Workers with Researchers, Heather Angier, Noelle Wiggins, Jessica Gregg, Rachel Gold, and Jennifer E. DeVoe

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Transport and Health: A Look at Three Latin American Cities, Janeth Mosquera Becerra, Rodrigo S. Reis, Lawrence D. Frank, Farah A. Ramirez-Marrero, Benjamin Welle, Eugenio Arriaga Cordero, Fabian Mendez Paz, Carlos J. Crespo, Veronica Dujon, Enrique Jacoby, Jennifer Dill, Lynn Weigand, and Carlos M. Padin

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Healthcare Utilization of Subgroups of Latinas: Shortfalls in Data Interpretation, Carlos J. Crespo

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Absence of Evidence and Evidence of Absence in the Effects of Same Sex Marriage Laws on Rates of Opposite Sex Marriage: Mutual Reinforcement of Research, Scholarly Growth and the Classroom, Alexis Dinno

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On the Just and Accurate Representation of Transgender Persons in Research, Alexis Dinno, Molly C. Franks, Jenn Burleton, and Tyler C. Smith

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Same Sex Marriage and the Perceived Assault on Opposite Sex Marriage, Alexis Dinno and Chelsea Whitney

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A Community-Based Participatory Research Approach to Developing the Harvest for Healthy Kids Curriculum, Betty T. Izumi, Amanda M. Peden, Jennifer A. Hallman, Dawn Barberis, Brie Stott, Sandy Nimz, William R. Ries, and Angela Capello

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Putting Regulatory Data to Work at the Service of Public Health: Utilizing Data Collected Under the Clean Water Act, Jyotsna S. Jagai, Barbara J. Rosenbaum, Suzanne M. Pierson, Lynne C. Messer, Kristen M. Rappazzo, Elena N. Naumova, and Danelle T. Lobdell

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Differences in Demographic, Behavioral, and Biological Variables Between Those With Valid and Invalid Accelerometry Data: Implications for Generalizability, Paul D. Loprinzi, Bradley J. Cardinal, Carlos J. Crespo, Gary R. Brodowicz, Ross E. Andersen, and Ellen Smit

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The Hispanic Paradox and Older Adults’ Disabilities: Is There a Healthy Migrant Effect?, Esme Fuller Thomson, Amini Nuru-Jeter, Dawn M. Richardson, Ferrah Raza, and Meredeth Minkler

Submissions from 2012

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A Novel Tool for Assessing and Summarizing the Built Environment, Gretchen L. Kroeger, Lynne C. Messer, Sharon E. Edwards, and Marie Lynn Miranda

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A Cross-sectional Study of US Rural Adults’ Consumption of Fruits and Vegetables: Do They Consume at Least Five Servings Daily?, M. Nawal Lutfiyya, Linda F. Chang, and Martin S. Lipsky

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Body Mass Index and the Risk of Prostate Cancer, Daniel Lee McGee and Carlos J. Crespo

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Conceptualizing Neighborhood Space: Consistency and Variation of Associations for Neighborhood Factors and Pregnancy Health Across Multiple Neighborhood Units, Lynne C. Messer, Lisa C. Vinikoor-Imler, and Barbara A. Laraia

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Associations Between the Quality of the Residential Built Environment and Pregnancy Outcomes among Women in North Carolina, Marie Lynn Miranda, Lynne C. Messer, and Gretchen L. Kroeger

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Health Behaviour Changes after Diagnosis of Chronic Illness Among Canadians Aged 50 or Older, Jason T. Newsom, Nathalie Huguet, Pamela L. Ramage-Morin, Michael Joseph McCarthy, Julie Bernier, Mark S. Kaplan, and Bentson H. McFarland

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Lower Nutritional Status and Higher Food Insufficiency in Frail Older US Adults, Ellen Smit, Kerri M. Winters-Stone, Paul D. Loprinzi, Alice M. Tang, and Carlos J. Crespo

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Predictors of Parent–child Communication Among a Nationally Representative Sample in Nigeria, Christina J. Sun, Kristina Berg, and Stella Babalola

Submissions from 2011

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Leadership in Sustainable Chemicals Policy: Opportunities for Oregon, Jennifer H. Allen and Alexis Dinno

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Approximating Confidence Intervals About Discrete Time Survival/Cumulative Incidence Estimates Using the Delta Method, Alexis Dinno and Jong-Sung Kim

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A Study of Riders' Noise Exposure on Bay Area Rapid Transit Trains, Alexis Dinno, Cynthia Powell, and Margaret Mary King

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Variability in Short-Wavelength Automated Perimetry Among Peri- or Postmenopausal Women: A Dependence on Phyto-Oestrogen Consumption?, Alvin Eisner and Shaban Demirel

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Breast Cancer Medications and Vision: Effects of Treatments for Early-stage Disease, Alvin Eisner and Shiuh-Wen Luoh

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Objectively-Measured Physical Activity and C-Reactive Protein: NHANES 2003–2004, Paul D. Loprinzi, Bradley J. Cardinal, Carlos J. Crespo, Gary R. Brodowicz, Ross Andersen, Edward J. Sullivan, and Ellen Smit

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Adequacy of Diabetes Care for Older U.S. Rural Adults: A Cross-sectional Population Based Study Using 2009 BRFSS Data, M. Nawal Lutfiyya, Joel E. McCullough, Lori Mitchell, L. Scott Dean, and Martin S. Lipsky

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Morinda Citrifolia L. (noni) Improves the Quality of Life in Adults with Osteoarthritis, Mian-Ying Wang, M. Nawal Lutfiyya, Vicki Weidenbacher-Hoper, Lin Peng, Martin S. Lipsky, and Gary Anderson

Submissions from 2010

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Demonstrating the Benefits of Green Streets for Active Aging: Initial Findings, Jennifer Dill, Margaret B. Neal, Vivek Shandas, Gretchen Luhr, Arlie Steven Adkins, and Darin Lund

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A pilot Study of Riders’ Noise Exposure on Bay Area Rapid Transit Trains, Alexis Dinno

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Interpretations of Interpretations: Combining Community-Based Participatory Research and Interpretive Inquiry to Improve Health, Jessica Gregg, Lourdes Centurion, Julio Maldonado, Raquel Aguillon, Rosemary Carmela Celaya-Alston, and Stephanie Farquhar

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Center for Academic Excellence: Annual Report 2009-2010, Patrice Hudson, Leslie G. McBride, Kevin Kecskes, Amy Spring, Janelle De Carrico Voegele, Michael Chamberlain, and Vincent Schreck

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The One-Pager: A Practical Policy Advocacy Tool for Translating Community-Based Participatory Research Into Action, Betty T. Izumi, Amy J. Schulz, Barbara A. Isreal, Angela G. Reyes, Jenifer Martin, Richard L. Lichtenstein, Christine Wilson, and Sharon L. Sand

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Community-Based Approaches to Reduce Toxins in Housing: Lessons Learned from Working with Diverse Communities, Erin McNally, Ian Blazina, and Stephanie Farquhar

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Identifying Factors Associated With Falls in Postmenopausal Breast Cancer Survivors: A Multi-Disciplinary Approach, Kerri M. Winters-Stone, Britta Torgrimson, Fay Horak, Alvin Eisner, Lillian Nail, Micahel C. Leo, Steve Chui, and Shiuh-Wen Luoh

Submissions from 2009

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Exploring the Sensitivity of Horn's Parallel Analysis to the Distributional Form of Random Data, Alexis Dinno

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Tobacco Control Polices Are Egalitarian: A Vulnerabilities Perspective on Clean Indoor Air Laws, Cigarette Prices, and Tobacco Use Disparities, Alexis Dinno and Stanton Glantz

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Vitreo-Retinal Traction and Anastrozole Use, Alvin Eisner, Emily J. Thielman, Julie Falardeau, and John T. Vetto

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Occupational Health and Safety Status of Indigenous and Latino Farmworkers in Oregon, Stephanie Farquhar, Nancy M. Goff, Nargess Shadbeh, Julie Samples, Santiago Ventura, Valentin Sanchez, Pamela Rao, and Shelley Davis

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Center for Academic Excellence: Annual Report 2008-2009, Patrice Hudson, Leslie G. McBride, Kevin Kecskes, Amy Spring, Janelle De Carrico Voegele, Michael Chamberlain, and Vincent Schreck

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Inflammatory Biomarkers and Subclinical Atherosclerosis in African-American Women with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE), Edith M. Williams, Carlos J. Crespo, and Joan Dorn

Submissions from 2008

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Physical Activity and Prostate Cancer Mortality in Puerto Rican Men, Carlos J. Crespo, Mario R. Garcia-Palmieri, Ellen Smit, I-Min Lee, Daniel Lee McGee, Paola Muti, Nayda R. Figueroa Valle, Farah A. Ramirez-Marrero, Jo L. Freudenheim, and Paul Sorlie

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The Color Appearance of Stimuli Detected via Short-Wavelength-Sensitive Cones: Comparisons with Visual Adaptation and Visual Field Data for Peri- or Post-Menopausal Women Under 70 Years of Age, Alvin Eisner and Maureen D. Toomey

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"Sitting in Different Chairs:" Roles of the Community Health Workers in the Poder es Salud/Power for Health Project, Stephanie Farquhar, Noelle Wiggins, Yvonne L. Michael, G. Luhr, Jennifer Jordon, and A. Lopez

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Coffee Intake and Risk of Incident Diabetes in Puerto Rican Men: Results from the Puerto Rico Heart Health Program, Barbara J. Fuhrman, Ellen Smit, Carlos J. Crespo, and Mario R. Garcia-Palmieri

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Effect of the California Tobacco Control Program on Personal Health Care Expenditures, James M. Lightwood, Alexis Dinno, and Stanton A. Glantz

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Adolescent Daily Cigarette Smoking: Is Rural Residency a Risk Factor?, M. Nawal Lutfiyya, K. K. Shah, M. Johnson, R. W. Bales, I. Cha, C. McGrath, L. Serpa, and Martin S. Lipsky

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Where's the Kale? Environmental Availability of Fruits and Vegetables in Two Racially Dissimilar Communities, Edith M. Williams, Bamidele O. Tayo, Beverly Marie McLean, Ellen Smit, Christopher T. Sempos, and Carlos J. Crespo

Submissions from 2007

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Loop Analysis of Causal Feedback in Epidemiology: An Illustration Relating to Urban Neighborhoods and Resident Depressive Experiences, Alexis Dinno

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Beyond Education: Improving the Prospects for Good Health, Stephanie Farquhar

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Advancing Transdisciplinary and Translational Research Practice: Issues and Models of Doctoral Education in Public Health, Linda Neuhauser, Dawn M. Richardson, Sonja Mackenzie, and Meredith Minkler

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Building Community Research Capacity: Process Evaluation of Community Training and Education in a Community-Based Participatory Research Program Serving a Predominately Puerto Rican Community, Laurene M. Tumiel-Berhalter, Victoria Mclaughlin-Diaz, John Vena, and Carlos J. Crespo

Submissions from 2006

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Medical Students’ Assessments of Skill Development in Rural Primary Care Clinics, M. L. Hunsaker, M. L. Glasser, K. M. Nielsen, and Martin S. Lipsky

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Exploring the Mission of Primary Care, Martin S. Lipsky and Lisa Sharp

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Noise Induced Hearing Loss in Children: Preventing the Silent Epidemic, William Hal Martin, Judith L. Sobel, Susan E. Griest, Linda Howarth, and SHI Yongbing

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Measuring the Influence of Built Neighborhood Environments on Walking in Older Adults, Yvonne L. Michael, Tracey Beard, Dongseok Choi, Stephanie Farquhar, and Nichole Carlson

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Detecting Overweight Children in Primary Care: Do National Data Reflect the Typical Urban Practice?, Elena Sutu, Carlos J. Crespo, Barbara Shine, Anita Doshi, and Teresa Quattrin

Submissions from 2005

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Understanding the Relative Importance of Positive and Negative Social Exchanges: Examining Specific Domains and Appraisals, Jason T. Newsom, Karen S. Rook, Masami Nishishiba, Dara H. Sorkin, and Tyrae Mahan

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Community-Based Participatory Research: Defining Community Stakeholders, Laurene M. Tumiel-Berhalter, Robert Watkins, and Carlos J. Crespo

Submissions from 2004

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Precautionary Approaches for Health and the Environment: Making the Case for a Toxics Reduction Strategy at Multnomah County and City of Portland, Stephanie Farquhar, Molly Chidsey, and Neha Patel

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Knowing our Students: Creating a Web-Based Prior Learning Assessment, Yves P. Labissiere and Candyce Reynolds

Submissions from 2003

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Bohmian Dialogue: A Promising Pedagogy for Transformative Learning?, Leslie G. McBride, Robin A. Voetterl, and Mary K. Kinnick

Submissions from 2001

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Accuracy of CPT Evaluation and Management Coding by Family Physicians, Mitchell S. King, Lisa Sharp, and Martin S. Lipsky

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How to “Activate” Medical Students in the Office Teaching Setting: Giving Students Permission to Be Active Learners, Christine A. Taylor and Martin S. Lipsky

Submissions from 1995

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SCHARP: Opening the door to systems change, Leslie G. McBride