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RWJF Health & Society Scholar Jooyoung Lee advocates home-based mental health care for gunshot victims to recover from the lingering effects of their injuries.
On the RWJF Human Capital Blog
Americans’ life expectancy is increasing more quickly than official government forecasts, RWJF Health & Society Scholar Samir Soneji finds.
October 17, 2011 | Journal Article
On Long Island, N.Y., community members learn the language and process of research while academic researchers learn the language and concerns of community.
April 21, 2011 | Journal Article
Investments in nursing care hours reduce hospital readmissions by better preparing patients for discharge.
December 1, 2009 | Journal Article
This paper reports on the development of a geographic information system (GIS) for measuring urban design features. Previous investigations of the effect of urban built environments on physical activity levels did not use urban design constructs.
September 2, 2009 | Journal Article
This article profiles the Gateway Institute for Pre-College Education, a program that helps low-income and minority high school students enter careers in science, medicine and technology.
Neighborhood Characteristics and Change in Depressive Symptoms Among Older Residents of New York City
July 1, 2009 | Journal Article
This study investigated the relationship between the depressive symptoms of older adults over time and the characteristics of the neighborhoods in which they live.
Effect of Individual or Neighborhood Disadvantage on the Association Between Neighborhood Walkability and Body Mass Index
February 1, 2009 | Journal Article
The objective of this study was to test whether the association between walkable environments and lower body mass index (BMI) was stronger within disadvantaged groups that may be particularly sensitive to environmental constraints.
January 1, 2009 | Journal Article
Low-income urban neighborhoods are less conducive to walking than other neighborhoods, even if they have comparable population densities, street layouts, and mixed-land use, according to this study of census data and direct observation of neighborhoods in New York City.
August 1, 2008 | Journal Article
Collaboration between a community-based organization using a harm reduction model and a medical center utilizing a medical care model yielded the Health Services Program. The program provided services to unstably housed substance users with or at-risk for HIV.
June 1, 2007 | Journal Article
Programs that link financial incentives to quality of care.
May 1, 2007 | Journal Article
Discourage patients from seeking treatment.