PRC Publications

Special Interest Projects (SIPs)

2014-2019 Period

SIP16-003 Small Media Interventions to Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening among Chinese Americans

2010-2014 Period

SIP14-026: Cognitive Interviews of Executive Directors of Food Banks to Inform Improved Distribution of Healthy Foods

  • Barnidge, E., Stenmark, S., & Seligman, H. (2017). Clinic-to-Community Models to Address Food Insecurity. JAMA Pediatrics, 171(6), 507. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2017.0067
  • Pooler, J. A., Hartline-Grafton, H., Debor, M., Sudore, R. L., & Seligman, H. K. (2018). Food Insecurity: A Key Social Determinant of Health for Older Adults. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. doi:10.1111/jgs.15736
  • Seligman, H. K., & Berkowitz, S. A. (2018). Aligning Programs and Policies to Support Food Security and Public Health Goals in the United States. Annual Review of Public Health, 40(1). doi:10.1146/annurev-publhealth-040218-044132
  • Seligman, H. K., Smith, M., Rosenmoss, S., Marshall, M. B., & Waxman, E. (2018). Comprehensive Diabetes Self-Management Support From Food Banks: A Randomized Controlled Trial. American Journal of Public Health, 108(9), 1227-1234. doi:10.2105/ajph.2018.304528
  • Seligman, H. K. (2017). Food Insecurity and “Unexplained” Weight Loss. JAMA Internal Medicine,177(3), 421. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.8697
  • Wetherill, M. S., White, K. C., Rivera, C., & Seligman, H. K. (2018). Challenges and opportunities to increasing fruit and vegetable distribution through the US charitable feeding network: Increasing food systems recovery of edible fresh produce to build healthy food access. Journal of Hunger & Environmental Nutrition, 1-20. doi:10.1080/19320248.2018.1484315

SIP14-013: Understanding barriers to colorectal cancer screening in South Asians

  • Ellis, L., Abrahão, R., Mckinley, M., Yang, J., Somsouk, M., Marchand, L. L., Cheng, I., Gomez, S.L., & Shariff-Marco, S. (2018). Colorectal Cancer Incidence Trends by Age, Stage, and Racial/Ethnic Group in California, 1990–2014. Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevention, 27(9), 1011-1018. doi:10.1158/1055-9965.epi-18-0030
  • Ivey, S. L., Mukherjea, A., Patel, A., Kapoor, N., Rau, S., Kazi, E., Bhatia J., Somsouk, & M., Tseng, W. (2018). Colorectal Cancer Screening Among South Asians: Focus Group Findings on Attitudes, Knowledge, Barriers and Facilitators. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 29(4), 1416-1437. doi:10.1353/hpu.2018.0104
  • Mukherjea, A., Ivey, S. L., Shariff-Marco, S., Kapoor, N., & Allen, L. (2017). Overcoming Challenges in Recruitment of South Asians for Health Disparities Research in the USA. Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities, 5(1), 195-208. doi:10.1007/s40615-017-0357-x

SIP14-012: Mailing FIT colorectal screening, partnership with Kaiser

  • Wang W., Rachocki C., Shapiro J., Issaka R., Somsouk M. (2018). Low Literacy Level Instructions and Reminder Cals Improve Patient handling of Fecal Immunochemical Test samples. Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, 10.1016/j.cgh.2018.11.050
  • Alsayid, M., Singh, M. H., Issaka, R., Laleau, V., Day, L., Lee, J., Allison, J., & Somsouk, M. (2018). Yield of Colonoscopy After a Positive Result From a Fecal Immunochemical Test OC-Light. Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, 16(10). doi:10.1016/j.cgh.2018.04.014 
  • Issaka, R. B., Avila, P., Whitaker, E., Bent, S., & Somsouk, M. (2019). Population health interventions to improve colorectal cancer screening by fecal immunochemical tests: A systematic review. Preventive Medicine, 118, 113-121. doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2018.10.021
  • Issaka, R. B., Singh, M. H., Rachocki, C., Day, L. W., Horton, C., & Somsouk, M. (2018). Missed Opportunities in Colorectal Cancer Prevention in Patients With Inadequate Bowel Preparations. Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, 16(9), 1533-1534. doi:10.1016/j.cgh.2018.01.004
  • Wang, A., Rachocki, C., Shapiro, J. A., Issaka, R. B., & Somsouk, M. (2018). Low-literacy Level Instructions and Reminder Calls Improve Patient Handling of Fecal Immunochemical Test Samples. Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. doi:10.1016/j.cgh.2018.11.050

Core Research Project

STYLE+ (“Strength Through Youth Livin’ Empowered”)