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Oct, 2017
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Goyal MK, Johnson TJ, Chamberlain JM, Casper TC, Simmons T, Alessandrini EA, Bajaj L, Grundmeier RW, Gerber JS, Lorch SA, Alpern ER; Pediatric Care Applied Research Network (PECARN)

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: In the primary care setting, there are racial and ethnic differences in antibiotic prescribing for acute respiratory tract infections (ARTIs). Viral ARTIs are commonly diagnosed in the pediatric emergency department (PED), in which racial and ethnic differences...

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Sep, 2017
Article
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Wood SM, Schott W, Marshal MP, Akers AY.

PURPOSE: We aimed to estimate group-based trajectories of body mass index (BMI) in a longitudinal cohort of young women and determine the association between sexual identity and BMI trajectory group, adjusting for obesity risk factors. METHODS: We analyzed data from females in waves I–I...

Sep, 2017
Article
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Dhar PC, Kaflayc D, Dowshen N, Miller VA, Ginsburg KR, Barg FK, Yun K

PURPOSE: We explored attitudes and beliefs pertaining to sexual and reproductive health (SRH) among unmarried, female, resettled Bhutanese refugees 16–20 years. METHODS: Fourteen interviews were analyzed using the constant comparison method, and major themes were identified. RESULTS: S...

Jul, 2017
Article
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Dowshen N, Lee S, Franklin J, Castillo M, Barg F

PURPOSE: (1) To describe psychosocial, medical, and mental health outcomes of young transgender women (YTW) living with or at risk for HIV infection and (2) to explore barriers and facilitators to medical and mental health services across the HIV care continuum. METHODS: We conducted a ...

May, 2017
Article
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Mainaa IW, Belton TD, Ginzberga S, Singhc A, Johnson TJ

ABSTRACT: Disparities in the care and outcomes of US racial/ethnic minorities are well documented. Research suggests that provider bias plays a role in these disparities. The implicit association test enables measurement of implicit bias via tests of automatic associations between concep...

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Apr, 2017
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Johnson TJ, Ellison AM, Dalembert G, Fowler J, Dhingra M, Shaw K, Ibrahim S

OBJECTIVE: Despite known benefits of diversity, certain racial/ethnic groups remain underrepresented in academic pediatrics. Little research exists regarding unconscious racial attitudes among pediatric faculty responsible for decisions on workforce recruitment and retention in academia....

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Mar, 2017
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Nabet B, Gable J, Eder J, Feemster K

Despite availability and routine recommendation of these vaccines, approximately 42,000 adults and 300 children in the United States still die each year from vaccine-preventable diseases. While ongoing vaccination programs help to keep these diseases at bay, some vaccine-preventable dise...

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