Our Research on Health Disparities

Fischer A, Shin B, Gelfand JM, Takeshita J. Health care utilization for psoriasis in the United States differs by race J Am Acad Dermatol. Jan 2018. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2017.07.052

Fischer A, Shin B, Margolis D, Takeshita T. Racial and ethnic differences in health care utilization for childhood eczema: an analysis of the 2001–2013 Medical Expenditure Panel Surveys J Am Acad Dermatol. Dec 2017. E-pub: Sep 2017. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2017.08.035

Lane-Fall MB, Fleisher LA. Untangling the Web of Health Care Access and Racial Disparities After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. Jul 2019. E-pub Dec 2018. doi: 10.1053/j.jvca.2018.12.021.

McCarthy AM, Armstrong K. Genetic Testing May Help Reduce Breast Cancer Disparities for African American Women J Natl Cancer Inst. May 2020. doi.org/10.1093/jnci/djaa042

Na L, Streim JE, Pezzin LE, Kurichi JE, Xie D, Hillary R, Bogner HR, Kwong PL, Asch SE, Hennessy S. Disparities in receipt of recommended care among younger versus older medicare beneficiaries BMC Health Serv Res. Mar 2017. doi: 10.1186/s12913-017-2168-5

Nfonoyim, B., Griffith, H., Guevara, J.P. Association Between Neighborhood Poverty and ADHD Symptom Severity Academic Pediatrics. Feb 2020. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.acap.2020.02.015

Palumbo AJ, Wiebe DJ, Kassam-Adams N, Richmond TS. Neighborhood Environment and Health of Injured Urban Black Men J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. Dec 2019. E-pub June 2019. doi: 10.1007/s40615-019-00609-5.

Schneider RB, Jimenez-Shahed J, Abraham DS, Thibault DP, Mantri S, Fullard M, Burack MA, Chou KL, Spindler M, Jermakowicz WJ, D'Haese PF, York MK, Kirk JC, Schwalb JM, Espay AJ, Shih LC, Simon DK, Hunter C, Crispo JAG, Willis AW; of the Parkinson Study Group Health Care Outcomes and Disparities Working Group (HCODWG) and the Registry to Advance DBS for PD (RAD-PD). Acute readmission following deep brain stimulation surgery for Parkinson's disease: A nationwide analysis Parkinsonism Relat Disord. Jan 2020. E-pub Dec 2019. doi: 10.1016/j.parkreldis.2019.11.023.

Singh JA, Kallan MJ, Chen Y, Parks ML, Ibrahim SA. Association of Race/Ethnicity With Hospital Discharge Disposition After Elective Total Knee Arthroplasty JAMA Netw Open. Oct 2019. Erratum in: JAMA Netw Open: Dec 2019. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.14259

Sommers MS, Fargo JD, Regueira Y, Brown KM, Beacham BL, Perfetti AR, Everett JS, Margolis DJ. Are the Fitzpatrick Skin Phototypes Valid for Cancer Risk Assessment in a Racially and Ethnically Diverse Sample of Women? Ethn Dis. Jul 2019 18. eCollection Summer 2019. doi: 10.18865/ed.29.3.505.

Suarez J, Cohen JB, Potluri V, Yang W, Kaplan DE, Serper M, Shah SP, Reese PP. Racial Disparities in Nephrology Consultation and Disease Progression among Veterans with CKD: An Observational Cohort Study J Am Soc Nephrol. Oct 2018. E-pub Aug 2017. doi: 10.1681/ASN.2018040344.

Takeshita J. Identifying Disparities in Dermatology: The Importance of Measuring Differences That Matter JAMA Dermatol. Nov 2018 1;154(11):1251-1253. doi: 10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.2938.

Takeshita J, Eriksen WT, Raziano VT, Bocage C, Hur L, Shah RV, Gelfand JM, Barg FK. Racial Differences in Perceptions of Psoriasis Therapies: Implications for Racial Disparities in Psoriasis Treatment J Invest Dermatol. Aug 2019. E-pub Feb 2019. doi: 10.1016/j.jid.2018.12.032.

Takeshita J, Shin DB, Ogdie A, Gelfand JM. Risk of Serious Infection, Opportunistic Infection and Herpes Zoster Among Patients With Psoriasis in the United Kingdom J Invest Dermatol. Aug 2018. E-pub Mar 2018. doi: 10.1016/j.jid.2018.01.039

Wan J, Margolis DJ, Mitra N, Hoffstad OJ, Takeshita J. Racial and Ethnic Differences in Atopic Dermatitis-Related School Absences Among US Children JAMA Dermatol. Sep 2019. E-pub Mar 2019. doi: 10.1001/jamadermatol.2019.0597

Wan J, Oganisian A, Spieker AJ, Hoffstad OJ, Mitra N, Margolis DJ, Takeshita J. Racial/Ethnic Variation in Use of Ambulatory and Emergency Care for Atopic Dermatitis Among U.S. Children J Invest Dermatol. Sep 2019. E-pub Mar 2019. doi: 10.1016/j.jid.2019.02.024.

Winestone LE, Getz KD, Rao P, Li Y, Hall M, Huang YV, Seif AE, Fisher BT, Aplenc R. Disparities in pediatric acute myeloid leukemia (AML) clinical trial enrollment Leuk Lymphoma. Sep 2019. E-pub Feb 2019. doi: 10.1080/10428194.2019.1574002.

Zeigler-Johnson C, Keith S, McIntire R, Robinson T, Leader A, Glanz K. Racial and Ethnic Trends in Prostate Cancer Incidence and Mortality in Philadelphia, PA: an Observational Study J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. Apr 2019. E-pub Dec 2018. doi: 10.1007/s40615-018-00534-z.

Opinion Pieces

Eneanya ND, Yang W, Reese PP. Reconsidering the Consequences of Using Race to Estimate Kidney Function JAMA. Jun 2019. doi: 10.1001/jama.2019.5774

Guerra C, Glanz K. Why are so many black Americans dying of COVID-19? The Philadelphia Inquirer. Apr 2020.