The Curtis Center Team contributed to a CDC/National Network of Public Health Institutes repository of literature highlighting ways to mobilize partners and collaborators to advance health equity and address social determinants of health as they relate to COVID-19 health disparities among populations at higher risk. The final COVID-19 Health Equity Resource Library is now available to all.
Dr. Hawkins has received a 2022 Sun Life “Team Up Against Diabetes” grant for her project in partnership with the Michigan Institute of Urology’s Men’s Health Foundation. The project will use male barbers in a peer-led program for hypertension and diabetes prevention, screening, and self-management behaviors for Black men.
With support from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, Curtis Center Faculty Affiliate Dr. Jade Burns received an NIH K08 Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award for her work, “The Use of New Media to Improve Access to Sexual Reproductive Health Services Among Young Black Males in a Community-Based Setting.”
Curtis Center Signature Program Leads Dr. Anao Zhang (PI) and Nina Jackson Levin (Co-I) received an R01 accelerator award from the Rogel Cancer Center to translate their work evaluating an AI-enabled distress screening mobile app for adolescent and young adult cancer survivors into a competitive R01 application.
Schultz, K. (2022, April). “Centering intersectionality in the challenge to eliminate racism: Learning from Indigenous feminisms,” in the updated book, Grand Challenges for Social Work and Society (2nd ed., 2022, pp. 364-365, eds. R.P. Barth, J.T. Messing, T.R. Shanks, & J.H. Williams, Oxford University Press).
Watkins, D. C. (2022, June). Secondary Data in Mixed Methods Research. SAGE Publications.
Hawkins, J. M., Provenzano, A. M., Nwankwo, R., Funnell, M. M., Kloss, K. A., Hall, D., & Piatt, G. (2022, June). 603-P: Qualitative Results from an African-American Church–Based Diabetes Self-Management Support Program. Diabetes, 71(Supp.1).
Ribeiro Brown, B., Williams, E. D. G., Abelson, J. M., Chandrakapure, A., & Watkins, D. C. (2022, June). An Exploratory Case Study of the Types of Resources Black Boys Use to Support Their Mental Health. Healthcare, 10(6).
Franklin, C., Gus, S., Zhang, A., Kim, J., Zheng, H., Hai, A. H., Cho, Y. J., & Shen, Li. (2022, June). Solution-Focused Brief Therapy for Students in Schools: A Comparative Meta-Analysis of the U.S. and Chinese Literature. Journal of the Society for Social Work and Research, 13(2).
LeBrón, A. M. W., Espitia, N. R., Kieffer, E. C., Sinco, B. R., Hawkins, J. M., Nicklett, E. J., Palmisano, G., Heisler, M., & Spencer, M. S. (2022, July). Using Path Analysis to Model the Process of Change in HbA1c Among African Americans and Latinos in a Community Health Worker Diabetes Intervention. Patient Education and Counseling, 105(7).
Cascino, T. M., Somanchi, S., Colvin, M., Chung, G. S., Brescia, A. A., Pienta, M., …, Watkins, D. C., …& McCullough, J. S. (2022, July). Racial and Sex Inequities in the Use of and Outcomes After Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation Among Medicare Beneficiaries. JAMA Network Open, 5(7).
Friedline, T., Cross, F., Doyle, K., Lacombe-Duncan, A., & Schultz, K. (2022, July). Dismantling White Supremacy and Promoting Anti-Racism in Social Work: Tensions, Paradoxes, and a Collective Response. Journal of the Society for Social Work and Research.
Franklin, C., Zhang, A., Bolton, K., & Yates, H. T. (2022, July). Solution-Focused Couple Therapy. Clinical Handbook of Couple Therapy.
Luo, Y., Zhang, A., & An, Q. (2022, July). A Parent Education Program for Single Fathers’ Parent-Child Relationship in Rural China: A Pretest–Posttest-Follow-Up Study. Research on Social Work Practice.
Darville-Sanders, G., Burns, J., Chavanduka, T., & Anderson-Lewis, C. (2022, July). The Male Domain-Digital Game-Based Learning for Human Papillomavirus Vaccination Among Young Males. Games for Health Journal.
Zhang, A., Wang, K., Blumenstein, K., Brose, A., Kemp, C., Meister, D., & Solomon, P. (2022, August). For Whom and What Outcomes Does Cognitive-Behavioral-Therapy Work Among Cancer Survivors: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Supportive Care in Cancer.
Jackson Levin, N., Zhang, A., Reyes-Gastelum, D., Chen, D. W., Hamilson, A. S., Zebrack, B., & Haymart, M. R. (2022, August). Change in Worry Over Time Among Hispanic Women with Thyroid Cancer. Journal of Cancer Survivorship, 16(4).
Kloss, K. A., Funnell, M. M., & Nwankwo, R. (2022, August). Going Beyond Education: A Practical Framework for Diabetes Self-Management and Decision-Making. Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists (ADCES) In Practice, 10(5).
Hawkins, J., Kieffer, E. C., Sinco, B., Piatt, G., Jones, L., Mitchell, J., Espitia, N., LeBron, A., Kloss, K. A., Kurnick, K., Palmsiano, G., & Spencer, M. S. (2022, September). Using Path Analysis and Linear Regression to Test for Gender and Participation: Effects in a Culturally Tailored Diabetes Intervention for Latino Adults. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health, 19(19).