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Conference Presentations

Children’s Health Fund is a rich source of information on a wide array of topics related to the health care needs of medically underserved children and their families. Read and access our conference presentations below. For more information, please contact research@chfund.org.

Available Publications

2013

Ensuring access to pediatric subspecialists for vulnerable children. Adejoke Ogunrinde, MBBS, MPH; Randal Christensen, MD; Delaney Gracy, MD, MPH; Virginia Roncaglione, MSc; Maria Scigliano, MS, MSW; Lara Yoblonski, MD. American Public Health Association. Boston, MA. November, 2013

Transportation barriers to health care access: Identifying risk and solutions. Roy Grant MA; Grifin Goldsmith MPH; Kelly Rigney MPH. Mobile Health Clinics Network Conference. Palm Springs, CA. September, 2013.

The Health Transportation Shortage Index and geomapping to assess transportation barriers to health care access. Roy Grant MA; Grifin Goldsmith MPH; Stephen Borders PhD; Delaney Gracy MD, MPH; Tracy Rostholder MPH; Dennis Johnson MPA. Academy Health. Child Health Research Meeting. June 22-25, 2013. Baltimore, MD.

Transportation barriers to health care access: Identifying high risk areas Roy Grant MA; Grifin Goldsmith MPH. Community Transportation Association of American (CTAA) Expo. June 2-7, 2013. Albuquerque, NM.

2011

Transportation Shortages are Barriers to Child Health Access Roy Grant MA, Stephen Borders PhD, Dennis Johnson MPS. Academy Health Child Health Services and Annual Research Meetings. June 11 – 14, 2011 Seattle Washington

2008

Beyond Insurance: Potential policy solutions for barriers to children’s health care in rural Communities Sarah Overholt, MA and Pritha Kuchaculla, MPH. American Public Health Association. October 25-29, 2008. San Diego, CA.
Destination health education: An interdisciplinary path to lowliteracy, culturally sensitive materials. Kelly Rigney, MPH. American Public Health Association. October 25-29, 2008. San Diego, CA.
Emergency Department Use for Non-Urgent Care: Patient Perspectives and Possible Solutions Andres Ramgoolam, MD, John J. Green, PhD, Ryan Betz, Jeffrey Muschell, ME, MPH, Roy Grant, MA. American Public Health Association. October 25-29, 2008. San Diego, CA.
Impact of the New Citizenship Requirements on Receipt of Medicaid in Vulnerable Populations Deirdre A. Byrne, David M. Abramson, PhD, MPH, Roy Grant, MA, Arturo Brito, MD. American Public Health Association. October 25-29, 2008. San Diego CA.
Integrating Technology into Health Education and Promotion in a Harlem School-Based Health Center Sarah A. Wessler MA. American Public Health Association. October 25-29, 2008. San Diego CA.
Katrina and Rita's first responders weigh in on experiences and future planning Arturo Brito, MD, MPH. American Public Health Association. October 25 – 29, 2008. San Diego, CA.
Medically involved infants and toddlers in the Early Intervention Program: Implications for policy. Roy Grant, MA, and Molly Nozyce, PhD. American Public Health Association, October 25-29, 2008. San Diego, CA.
The Comprehensive Medical Home: Access to Child Development and Mental Health Services Arturo Brito, MD, MPH. American Public Health Association. October 25-29, 2008. San Diego, CA.
An approach to improve and coordinate access to specialty care in a community health center serving public housing recipients Ariel L. Sarmiento, MPH, Alan Shapiro, MD, Jo Applebaum, MPH. American Public Health Association. October 25-29, 2008. San Diego, CA.
Adolescent and Parent Attitudes about Obesity and Behavior Change. Sandra Goldsmith, MS, RD, Jo Applebaum, MPH, Marian Larkin, MD, Barbara Hackley, CNM, MSN, Ariel Sarmiento, MPH, Alan Shapiro, MD. American Public Health Association. October 25-29, 2008. San Diego, CA.
Bridging Access Barriers with Alternative Service Delivery Models: A State by State Analysis of Medicaid Regulations Sarah Overholt, MA, Roy Grant, MA, Arturo Brito, MD, MPH, Timothy Prinz, PhD. Academy for Health Services Research and Health Policy (AcademyHealth). June 8-10, 2008. Washington DC.
An Interdisciplinary, Technology-Based Approach to Increasing Knowledge of Adolescent Obesity Sally Thompson MSN, CPNP, Carla Triplett PsyD, Sarah Wessler MA. National Initiative for Children’s Healthcare Quality (NICHQ). March 19-21, 2008. Miami FL
The Health Promotion Learning Lab (HPLL): Innovative Methods of Applying Technology for Health Promotion and Education Sarah Wessler, MA. National Initiative for Children’s Healthcare Quality (NICHQ). March 19-21, 2008. Miami FL.

2007

A comprehensive plan to improve pediatric asthma management in the Anacostia community of Washington D.C. R Harris, A Brito, M Montero, L Seim, R Grant. American Public Health Association, Nov 2007. Abstract
Devolution’s policy impact on non-emergency medical transportation S Borders, C Blakely. American Public Health Association, Nov. 2007. Abstract, Invited CHF Panel
Health and social impacts of disaster and displacement in the US Gulf Coast D Abramson, R Garfield, I Redlener. American Public Health Association, Nov. 2007. Abstract, Invited Operation Assist Panel
Impact of an electronic health record on the promotion of NIH asthma guidelines in the primary care setting N Langston-Davis, D Perez-Rivera. American Public Health Association, Nov. 2007. Abstract
Potential solutions for refucing transportation barriers to child healthcare access M Burton. American Public Health Association, Nov. 2007. Abstract, Invited CHF Panel
Reducing access barriers through transportation innovations J Muschell. American Public Health Association, Nov. 2007. Abstract, Invited CHF Panel
Transportation as a barrier to child health access: the scope of the problem R Grant, A Brito, J Muschell, M Burton, D Johnson. American Public Health Association, Nov. 2007. Abstract, Invited CHF Panel
Distance to travel affects specialty care access among homeless families A Sarmiento. American Public Health Association, Nov. 2007. Abstract
Diverse way to enhance access to child healthcare in underserved rural communities: implementing medical home models A Brito, M Montero, L Seim, S Kim-Gibbons, R Grant, S Overholt. American Public Health Association, Nov. 2007. Abstract
Evaluation of a pediatric weight management program show promising outcomes. S Goldsmith, A Shapiro, M Larkin, S Arevalo, R Grant. American Public Health Association, Nov. 2007. Poster
Health care and recovery of New Orleans: where we are, where we are going. K DeSalvo. American Public Health Association, Nov. 2007. Abstract, Invited Operation Assist Panel
Mobile medical health services: an emerging clinical system optimal for low-income, displaced families following a disaster P Dixon. American Public Health Association, Nov. 2007. Abstract, Invited Operation Assist Panel

2006

Identification and treatment of overweight and obesity in homeless children. S Goldsmith, R Grant, A Shapiro, S Joseph, M Larkin. American Public Health Association, Nov. 2006. Poster
Improving outcomes for pediatric patients with asthma by incorporating subspecialty medical care in the primary care practice. R Harris, L Seim, S Robinson, R Grant. American Public Health Association, Nov. 2006. Round Table
Asthma education for all: increasing community awareness through educational workshops for children and adults. B Perez-Rivera, N Langston-Davis. American Public Health Association, Nov. 2006. Poster
Interactive programming to teach students about asthma through music B Perez-Rivera, N Langston-Davis, I Santana. American Public Health Association, Nov. 2006. Poster
Obesity prevalence among housed and homeless inner city New York children and youth. S Goldsmith, R Grant, M Larkin, A Shapiro. American Public Health Association, Nov. 2006. Oral Presentation
Strategies for successful implementation of group prenatal care in an urban ambulatory care center. W Wilcox, B Hackley, R Grant, P Bernstein, S Schindler Rising, I Merkatz. American Public Health Association, Nov. 2006. Oral Presentation
Strategies for successful implementation of group prenatal care in an urban ambulatory care center. W Wilcox, B Hackley, R Grant, P Bernstein, S Schindler Rising, I Merkatz. American Public Health Association, Nov. 2006. Oral Presentation
An integrated approach to diabetes care: lessons from an inner-city clinic R Lyn-Cook, S Arevalo. American Public Health Association, Nov. 2006. Oral Presentaton
An integrated approach to diabetes care: lessons from an inner-city clinic. R Lyn-Cook, S Arevalo. American Public Health Association, Nov. 2006. Oral Presentaton

2005

Screening for Overweight and Its Consequences in Pediatric Primary Care R Grant, S Goldsmith, D Krol; A Shapiro; I Redlener. National Initiative for Child Health Quality Mar 2005 Poster
Using an Electronic Health Record to Emphasize Best Practices in Caring for the Medically Underserved J Pruitt, R Grant, J Weisman, D Krol, F James, S Robinson, L Seim, I Redlener. NIHCQ Mar 2005 Poster
Identification of nutrition needs amongst homeless families living in the New York City shelter system SS Berjis, S Goldsmith, R Grant, A Shapiro. American Dietetic Association, 2005, poster.
Screening for maternal depression as part of comprehensive asthma care for homeless pediatric patients R Grant, S Bowen, L Lynch, A Shapiro, I Redlener. Third International Conference on Urban Health, Oct 2004 Poster. Abstract published in, Journal of Urban Health. 2005. Volume 82, page ii47.

2004

A comprehensive primary care-based HIV model implemented at a South Bronx health center P Meacher, A Shapiro. American Public Health Association, Nov 2004
Homeless street youth: The foster care connection A Shapiro, R Grant. American Public Health Association, Nov 2004
Uncovering allergic sensitization among asthmatics at a South Bronx primary care clinic S Bowen, R Grant, A Rowe, A Shapiro, C Manzano. American Public Health Association, Nov 2004
Clinical need for disenrollment from mandatory Medicaid managed care in a population of homeless families R Grant, D Berman, M Lieberman, L Lynch, M Lambert. American Public Health Association, Nov 2004 Poster
Responding to the rise in pediatric overweight and type 2 diabetes in a primary care setting: screening and intervention S Goldsmith, R Grant. National Association of Community Health Center, Sept 2004 Workshop
Otitis Media And Early Development In A High Risk Pediatric Population Roy Grant MA, Lourdes Rigual-Lynch PhD, Peter Sherman MD, Irwin Redlener MD. Head Start’s Seventh National Research Conference. June 28 – July 1, 2004. Washington DC.

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Traditional trauma therapy provided in a non-traditional setting: A post-9/11 model P Madrid, R Grant, I Redlener. Disaster Psychiatry Outreach March 2004 Poster

2003

Developmental and medical status of infants and toddlers referred to the Early Intervention Program R Grant, M Nozyce, AH Gordon. American Public Health Association, Nov 2003
Healthy K.I.D.S. – A Community Partnership for Nutrition and Fitness J Pruitt, L Seim, J Wendel, R Grant. American Public Health Association, Nov 2003
Helping Schools Foster Healthy K.I.D.S J Wendel, J Pruitt, L Seim, R Grant, I Redlener. American Public Health Association, Nov 2003 Poster Healthy
Mental Health, Terrorism Preparedness, and Policy: The Aftermath of 9/11 R Grant, L Lynch, S Paula, E Redlener, I Redlener. American Public Health Association, Nov 2003 Roundtable
Psychosocial issues in the treatment of asthma in a high-risk pediatric population R Grant, L Lynch, S Bowen, K Drezner. National Conference on Asthma, June 2003
Use of the NHLBI guidelines to reduce asthma morbidity in an inner city population S Bown, R Grant, K Drezner, A Shapiro. National Conference on Asthma, June 2003
Issues in the treatment of mild-persistent asthma among homeless children SK Bowen, R Grant, D McLean, K Drezner, I Redlener. ATS, May 2003 Poster
Mental health needs and services to children and families in shelters R Grant, L Lynch, K Redlener. National Health Care for the Homeless, May 2003. Poster
Crisis counseling following 9/11/01: implications for policy and preparedness R Grant, P Madrid, I Redlener. International Disaster Psychiatry Conference, April 2003 Poster

2002

The 9/11 terror attacks: Emotional consequences persist for children and their families I Redlener and R Grant. Contemporary Pediatrics. 2002. Volume 19, pages 43-59.
An innovative community-based response to the terror attacks of 9/11 R Grant, L Lynch, E Redlener, Garfinkle, I Redlener. Academy for Health Services Research and Health Policy, June 2002 Poster

2001

Use of national surveys for targeting food and nutrition programs to homeless children and families P Darby, E Fassberg, R Grant, I Redlener. American Public Health Association, Oct 2001. Bureau of Primary Health Care
Identifying food insecurity in homeless families P Darby, E Fassberg, P Sherman, R Grant, I Redlener. American Public Health Association, Oct 2001 Poster

1999

The Feasibility of Otoacoustic Emission Screening for Hearing Loss in Pediatric Primary Care R Grant, Hobson, P Sherman, Gravel, Townsend, White, I Redlener. Pediatric Academic Societies, May 1999