Publications of OMHHE Authors

Scientific Articles written by staff in CDC’s Office of Minority Health and Health Equity (OMHHE), during their years of tenure at OMHHE. For further information, please see CDC Publications.

2021

Heslin, K., Hall, J. (2021). Sexual Orientation Disparities in Risk Factors for Adverse COVID-19–Related Outcomes, by Race/Ethnicity — Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, United States, 2017–2019. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Published on February 5, 2021.

McKnight-Eily, L., Okoro, C., Strine, T., Verlenden, J., Hollis, N., Njai, R., Mitchell, E., Board, A., Puddy, R., Thomas, C. (2021). Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the Prevalence of Stress and Worry, Mental Health Conditions, and Increased Substance Use Among Adults During the COVID-19 Pandemic — United States, April and May 2020. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Published on February 5, 2021.

Flynn, M., Lainz, A., Lara, J., Rosales, C., Feldstein, F., Dominguez, K., Wolkin, A., Medal, I., Tonda, J., Romero-Steiner, S., Dicent-Taillepierre, J., Gómez, M. (2021). An Innovative United States–Mexico Community Outreach Initiative for Hispanic and Latino People in the United States: A Collaborative Public Health Networkexternal icon. Sage Journals. Published on January 21, 2021.

Chang, MH., Moonesinghe R., Truman, B. (2021). COVID-19 Hospitalization by Race and Ethnicity: Association with Chronic Conditions Among Medicare Beneficiaries, January 1-September 30, 2020. external iconNational Library of Medicine. Published on January 8, 2021.

2020

Heather, H., Erin, A., Silverstein, M., Hofman, M., Lange, S., Razzaghi, H., Mishuris, R., Davidoff, R., Parker, E., Penman-Aguilar, A., Clark, K., Goldman, A., James, T., Jacobson, K., Lasser, K., Xuan, Z., Peacock, G., Dowling, N., Goodman, A. (2020). Race/Ethnicity, Underlying Medical Conditions, Homelessness, and Hospitalization Status of Adult Patients with COVID-19 at an Urban Safety-Net Medical Center – Boston, Massachusetts, 2020.external icon Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Published on July 10, 2020.

McCarthy, I., Moonesinghe, R., Dean, HD. (2020). Association of Employee Engagement Factors and Turnover Intention Among the 2015 U.S. Federal Government Workforce.external icon Sage Open. Published on June 3, 2020.

Talih, M., Moonesinghe, R., Huang, D. (2020). Measuring the Magnitude of Health Inequality Between 2 Population Subgroup Proportions.external icon American Journal of Epidemiology. Published on April 3, 2020.

Liburd, L.C., Hall, J.E., Mpofu, J., Marshall Williams, S., Bouye, K., Penman-Aguilar, A. (2020). Addressing Health Equity in Public Health Practice: Frameworks, Promising Strategies, and Measurement Considerations.external icon Annual Review Public Health. Published online ahead of print January 3, 2020.

Truman, B., Moonesinghe R., Brown Y., Chang MH., Mermin J, Dean H. (2020). Differential Association of HIV Funding With HIV Mortality by Race/Ethnicity, United States, 1999-2017. external iconNational Library of Medicine. Published in August 2020.

2019

Chang, M.H., Moonesinghe, R., Schieber, L., Truman, B. (2019). Opioid-Related Diagnoses and Concurrent Claims for HIV, HBV, or HVC among Medicare Beneficiaries, United States, 2015.external icon Journal of Clinical Medicine. Published on October 24, 2019.

Mpofu, J., Smith, R., Patel, D., Gillespie, C., Cox, S., Ritchey, M., Yang, Q., Morrow, B., Barfield, W. (2019). Disparities in the Prevalence of Excess Heart Age Among Women with a Recent Live Birth.external icon Journal of Women’s Health. Published online ahead of print August 8, 2019.

Moonesinghe, R., Yang, Q., Zhang, Z., Khoury M. (2019). Prevalence and Cardiovascular Health Impact of Family History of Premature Heart Disease in the United States: Analysis of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2007-2014.external icon Journal of American Heart Association. Published on July 16, 2019.

Chang, M.H., Beckles, G., Moonesinghe, R., Truman, B. (2019). County-Level Socioeconomic Disparities in Use of Medical Services for Management of Infections by Medicare Beneficiaries with Diabetes- United States, 2012.external icon Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. Published in July 2019.

Mpofu, J., Soud, F., Lyman, M., Koroma, A.P., Morof,D., Kargbo, S.S., Ellington, S., Callaghan, W. (2019). Clinical Presentation of Pregnant Women at Isolation Centers for Ebola Virus Disease in Sierra Leone, 2014external icon. International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Published in April 2019.

Liburd, L. (2019). After the Bell Rings: Looking Beyond the Classroom to Reduce Inequalities in Educational Achievement and Health Outcomes.external icon Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. Published online ahead of print February 14, 2019.

Hall, J.E., Moonesinghe, R., Bouye, K., Penman-Aguilar, A. (2019). Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Mortality: Contributions and Variations by Rurality in the United States, 2012-2015.external icon International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. Published in February 2019.

Holland, K., Hall, J.E., Wang, J., Gaylor, E., Johnson, L., Shelby. D., Simon, T. (2019). Characteristics of School-Associated Youth Homicides – United States, 1994-2018. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Published in January 2019.

2018

Hutchins, S., Bouye, K., Luber, G., Briseno, L., Hunter, C., Corso, L. (2018). Public Health Agency Responses and Opportunities to Protect Against Health Impacts of Climate Change Among US Populations with Multiple Vulnerabilities.external icon Journal of Racial and Ethnic Disparities. Published in September 6, 2018.

Lyman, M., Mpofu, J., Soud, F., Oduyebo, T., Ellington, S. et al. (2018). Maternal and Perinatal Outcomes in Pregnant Women with Suspected Ebola Virus Disease, Sierra Leone, 2014.external icon International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics. Published on March 23, 2018.

Rodriguez-Lainz, A., McDonald, M., Fonseca-Ford, M., Penman-Aguilar, A., Waterman, S., Truman, B., Cetron, M., Richards, C. (2018). Collection of Data on Race, Ethnicity, Language, and Nativity by US Public Health Surveillance and Monitoring Systems: Gaps and Opportunities.external icon Published in February 2018.

Moonesinghe, R., Beckles, G., Tiebin, L., Khoury, M. (2018). The Contribution of Family History to the Burden of Diagnosed Diabetes, Undiagnosed Diabetes, and Prediabetes in the United States: Analysis of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2009-2014external icon. Genetics in Medicine. Advanced online publication on January 25, 2018.

Demeke, H., Johnson, A., Wu, B., Moonesinghe, R., Dean, H. (2018). Unequal Declines in Absolute and Relative Disparities in HIV Diagnoses Among Black Women, United States, 2008-2016.external icon American Journal of Public Health. Published in .

2017

James, C., Moonesinghe, R., Wilson-Fedrick, S., Hall, J.E., Penman-Aguilar, A., Bouye, K. (2017). Racial/Ethnic Health Disparities Among Rural Adults – United States, 2012-2015. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Published on November 17, 2017.

Moonesinghe, R., Penman-Aguilar, A., Beckles, G. (2017). Trends in Relative Inequalities in Measures of Favorable and Adverse Population Health Outcomes.external icon National Library of Medicine. Published in August 2017.

Barnes, P., Erwin, P., Moonesinghe, R., Brooks, A., Carlton, E., Behringer, B. (2017). Functional Characteristics of Health Coalitions in Local Public Health Systems: Exploring the Function of County Health Councils in Tennessee. external iconNational Library of Medicine. Published in August 2017.

2016

Penman-Aguilar, A., Talih, M., Huang D., Moonesinghe, R., Bouye, K., Beckles, G. (2016). Measurement of Health Disparities, Health Inequities, and Social Determinants of Health to Support the Advancement of Health Equityexternal icon. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. Published in February 2016.

Dicent Taillepierre, JC., Liburd, L., OʼConnor, A., Valentine, J., Bouye K., McCree DH, Chapel T., Hahn R. (2016). Toward Achieving Health Equity: Emerging Evidence and Program Practice.external icon Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. Published in February 2016.

Dean, H., Roberts, G., Bouye, K., Green, Y., McDonald, M. (2016). Sustaining a Focus on Health Equity at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Through Organizational Structures and Functions.external icon Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. Published in February 2016.

Liburd, L., Ehlinger, E., Liao, Y., Lichtveld, M. (2016). Strengthening the Science and Practice of Health Equity in Public Health.external icon Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. Published in February 2016.

Hall, M., Graffunder, C., Metzler, M. (2016). Policy Approaches to Advancing Health Equityexternal icon. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. Published in February 2016.

Chang MH., Moonesinghe, R., Athar, H., Truman, B. (2016). Trends in Disparity by Sex and Race/Ethnicity for the Leading Causes of Death in the United States, 1999-2010.external icon Journal of Public Health Management Practice. Published in February 2016.

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