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Global Health Publications

Publications

Nadia Cobb

Global: Talib Z, Palsdottir B, Briggs M, Clithero A, Cobb N, Marjadi B, Preston R, Willems S (01/04/17). Defining community-engaged health professional education: A step towards building the evidenceNational Academy of Medicine.

Global: Dussault J, Cobb NM (7/20/2016). A new generation of physicians in sub-Saharan Africa? Comment on “Non-physician clinicians in sub-Saharan Africa and the evolving role of physicians”. Int J Health Policy Manag5, 1-3.

Global: Meckel M, Cobb N, Cuadradro N, Kayingo G, Mulitalo K (10/28/16). A role for accelerated medically trained clinicians [Letter to the editor]. JAAPA29(11), 1-2.

Global: Kayingo G, Cobb N, Meckel M, Mulitalo K, Cuadrado N, Fahringer D (2016). Collaborating Across Borders in Global Health. Reflections and Lessons Learned. Journal of Physician Assistant Education27(2), 95-9.

Global: Palsdottir B, Barry J, Bruno A, Barr H, Clithero A, Cobb N, Maeseneer J, Kigule-Malwadde E, Neusy AJ, Reeves S, Strasser R, Worley P (August 15, 2016). Training for Impact: The socio-economic impact of a fit for purpose health workforce on communities; Thematic Series: ‘Investment in human resources for health: impact on health outcomes and beyond’. Human Resources for Health14(49).

Global: Cobb N, Meckel M, Nyoni J, Mulitalo K, Cuadrado H, Sumitani J, Kayingo G, Fahringer D (September 15, 2015). Findings from a Survey of an Uncategorized Cadre of Clinicians in 46 Countries--Increasing Access to Medical Care with a Focus on Regional Needs since the 17th Century. World Health Popul16(1).

Ghana, Global: Miniclier N, Antwi J, Adjase ET (2009). "Educating for Service": The Medical Assistant Profession in Ghana. Journal of Physician Assistant Education20(3), 44-7.

Global: Cobb N, Meckel M, Mulitalo K, Kayingo G, Fahringer D (2016). Expanding Knowledge About an Uncategorized and Globally Relevant Cadre of 'Mid-Level, Non-Physician Clinicians' Serving in 46 Countries [Abstract]. 12th Annual Association of American Medical Colleges Health Workforce Research Conference.

Global: Cobb N, Bailey R, Abraham EV, Lusale D, Lear S, Apperly S (January 2015). Expanding Health Equity through the Mobilization of Non-Physician Clinicians: Five Continent Examples [Abstract]. Prince Mahidol Awards Conference 2015: Global Health Post 2015 -Accelerating Equity.

Global: Cobb NM, Adjase ET (2014). Building Capacity in a Vital Health Workforce: Continuing Professional Development for the Mid-Level Providers of Ghana [Abstract]. Prince Mahidol Conference 2014: Transformative Learning for Health Equity.

Global: Kennedy W, Miniclier N, Hudak N (2013). Reciprocity and Global Health: Sustaining an International Health Elective Rotation [Abstract]. Physician Assistant Education Association Education Forum.

Global: WHO Technical Working Group on the Global Evaluation Toolkit for the Health Workforce Education, Cobb N (2016). WHO Progress Report on Health Workforce Education, 2013- 2015. Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization.

Global: World Health Organization Technical Working Group (May 2015). Toward Universal health coverage: a global evaluation toolkit (GET) for health workforce education; Protocol for implementation 2015. Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization.

Global: Eight thematic working groups group 4 Dare L, Phoya A, Campbell J, Cobb N, Dare S, Day-Strik F, Ofafore T, Kelman E, Krech R, Palsdotttir B, Quain E, Teoreira H, Tulenko K (5/1/15). Health Workforce 2030: Towards a global strategy on human resources for health; synthesis paper of the thematic groups (0042-9686). Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization.

Malawi: Mulilima C, Meckel M, Cobb N (June 2015). Malawi's Medical Assistants & Clinical Officers - the base of health care in Malawi [Web]. World Health Organization, Transformative Education for Healthcare Professionals Website.

Bangladesh: Rahman SM, Cobb N (May 2015). Bangladesh's Sub-Assistant Community Medical Officer [Web]. World Health Organization, Transformative Education for Healthcare Professionals Website.

Uganda: Kayingo G, Ekol EJ, Ssewankambwe N, Nalugo S, Meckel M, Cobb N (2015). Uganda's Clinical Officers [Web]. World Health Organization Transformative Education for Professionals.

Ukraine: Multak N, Cobb N (2015). Feldshers in the Ukraine [Web]. World Health Organization Transformative Education for Health Professionals. 

Sierra Leone: Conteh A, Sumatani J, Cobb N (2015). Sierra Leone's Community Health Officers [Web]. World Health Organization Transformative Education for Health Professionals.

Nepal: Orfirer J, Cobb N (2015). Nepal's Health Assistants [Web]. World Health Organization Transformaitve Education for Health Professionals

Kenya: Ireri K, Nganga L, Meckel M, Kayingo G, Cobb N (2015). Kenya's Clinical Officer [Web]. World Health Organization Transformaitve Education for Health Professionals.

Sudan: Manana D, Meckel M, Cobb N (2015). Clinical Officers in the Republic of South Sudan [Web]. World Health Organization Transformative Education for Professionals.

South Africa: Ngcobo S, Cobb N (November 2014). Caring for Communities: Training Clinical Associates in South Africa [Web]. World Health Organization Transformative Education for Health Professionals.

Liberia: Kollie J, Cobb N (November 2014). Liberia- where physician assistants are vital in the care of the country [Web]. World Health Organization Transformative Education for Professionals.

India: Abraham EV, Cobb N (November 2014). Physician Assistants in India [Web]. World Health Organization Transformative Education for Health Professionals.

Canada: Jones I, Cobb N, editor (November 2014). Physician Assistants in Canada [Web]. World Health Organization Transformative Education for Health Professionals.

Zambia: Lusale D, Cobb N (November 2014). Zambian Associate Clinicians [Web]. World Health Organization Transformative Education for Health Professionals.

Saudi Arabia: Meckel M, Ahmed N, Cobb N (December 2014). Physician Assistants in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia [Web]. World Health Organization Transformative Education for Health Professionals.

Ghana: Adjase ET, Cobb N (December 2014). The Physician Assistant Profession in Ghana [Web]. World Health Organization Transformative Education for Health Professionals

Rwanda: Bushiaja E, Meckel M, Cobb N (December 2014). Rwanda's Health Officers [Web]. World Health Organization Transformative Education for Health Professionals.

Ethiopia: Tekeste S, Meckel M, Cobb N (December 2014). Ethiopia's Health Officers [Web]. World Health Organization Transformative Education for Health Professionals.

Global: Fahringer D, Ditoro R, Miniclier N, Allison D, Strand J, Thomsen K, Lisowski V, Heitzman L (2009). The Global Development of Physician Assistants. Poster session presented at International Forum of PA Educators, Sunyani, Ghana.

Global: Fahringer D, Ditoro R, Miniclier N, Allison D, Strand J, Thomsen K, Lisowski V, Heitzman L (2009). The Global Development of Physician Assistants. Poster session presented at Physician Assistant Education Association Annual Conference, Portland, OR.

Global: Allison D, Boudreaux-Milligan J, Catanzaro R, DeGarcia D, Fahringer D, Leger M, Miniclier N, Pedersen K (2008). The Global Development of Physician Assistants. Poster session presented at Global Health Education Consortium, Sacramento, CA.

Catherine deVries

Zambia: deVries CR and Rosenberg JS (8/31/2016). Geospatial Mapping of Surgical Capacity in Zambia. JAMA SurgOnline.

Global: Rosenberg JS, deVries CR (12/14/16). Global Surgical Ecosystems: A Need for Systems Strengthening. Ann Glob Health82(4), 605-613.

Mongolia: Wells K, Lee Y, Erdene S, Erdene S, Sanchin U, Sergelen O, Rodriguez B, deVries C, Price R (5/26/16). Building surgical care capacity in a resource limited setting: the Mongolia model of the expansion of sustainable laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Surgery160(2), 509-517.

Mongolia: Wells KM, Shalabi H, Sergelen O, Wiessner P, PressonA, Zhang C, deVries C, Price R (4/4/2016). Patient and physician perceptions of changes in surgical care in Mongolia 9 years after a roll out of a national training program for laparoscopy. World J Surg40(5), DOI 10.1007/s00.

Mark Harris

Africa: Nourian M, Hoehne S, Kolbay P, Rowley A, Orr J, Harris M, Kuck K (10/2016). Revocap: A Revolution in Global Capnography. Poster session presented at American Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting 2016, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Ghana, Senegal, Sierra Leone: Wells K, Price R, Kushner A, Casey K, Meara J, Abdullah F, Nwomeh B, Leckmans, Harris M, Hollands M (11/17/2014). Surgery and anesthesia in global public health: A multi-institutional and multi-national advocacy campaign. Poster session presented at American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Sierra Leone: Newberry C, Junkins S, Pace, N, Harris M (03/28/13). An Assessment of Unmet Anesthesia Need in Sierra Leone. Poster session presented at Center for Global Surgery, Extreme Affordability Multidisciplinary Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Ghana: Harris MJ, junkins SR, Peters JL (12/09/2011). International Anesthesia Education. Poster session presented at University of Utah Faculty Education Retreat, Salt Lake City, Ut.

Ghana: Harris MJ, junkins SR, Peters JL (November 2011). International Anesthesia Education. Poster session presented at Alliance for Surgery and Anesthesia Presence, San Diego, CA.

Ghana: McAllister B, Harris MJ (2009). Anesthesia in Ghana - three years later. Poster session presented at Western Anesthesia Residents Conference, Rancho Mirage, California.

Gambia, Ghana, India, Senegal: Stewart BT, Gyedu A, Alexander P, Amponsah-Manu F, Dardik A, Darko ND, Elster E, Giannou C, Harris MJ, Johnston L, Junkins S, Kokuro C, Kuwayama D, Labi-Addo W, Mishra B, Morna M, Oppong-Nketia V, Orgoi S, Quiroga E, Remick K, Tai N, Meller M, Wren SM, Yangi-Angate H, Rich N, Mock C, Kushner AL (7/16/2016). Consensus recommendations for essential vascular care in low- and middle-income countries. J Vasc Surg64(1).

Sierra Leone: Harris MJ, Kamara TB, Hanciles E, Newberry C, Junkins SR, Pace NL (2015). Assessing unmet anesthesia need in Sierra Leone: a secondary analysis of a cluster-randomized, cross-sectional, countrywide survey. Afr Health Sci15(3), 1028-33.

Ghana: Peters JL, Boakye G, Harris M, Nsiah-Asare A, Antwi-Kusi A, Jabir AR, McAllister B, Hale D (2010). Anesthesia teaching in Ghana: a 10-year experience. Int Anesthesiology Clinic48(2), 23-37.

Ghana: Harris MJ, Boakye G (2015). Anesthesia: Educating Providers in Ghana. In Adam L. Kushner, MD, MPH, FACS (Eds.), Operation Health: Surgical care in the developing world (1, p. 106). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.

Ghana: Peters JL, Boakye G, Harris MJ, et al. Anesthesia Teaching in Ghana: A 10-Year Experience. Int Anesthesiol Clin. 2010;48 N2 -(2)., 03/2010

Caren Frost

Ghana: Jaggi, R., Frost, C.J., Benson, L.S., Alder, S., & Gren L.H. (submitted May 2016). Ethics of Managing Unintended Consequences in Global Health Research: A Case Study.African Journal of Current Medical Research., 05/2016

China, Ghana, Mongolia: Frost, C.J. & Gerritsen-McKane, R. (2015). Cultivating Global Collaborative Networks: Case Study Examples from Real World Work. Social Dialogue 11(vi), 21-23. Available at www.social-dialogue.com., 10/2015

Refugee: Benson, L.S., Frost, C.J., Gren, L.H., & Jaggi, R. (2014). Assessing geospatial barriers in refugee resettlement communities: A descriptive exploration about how to identify the health and other resource needs of recently resettled refugee women.Women Health Open Journal. , 12/2014

India: Karandikar, S., Frost, C.J., & Gezinski, L.B. (2014). Patriarchy and gender-based violence: Experiences of female sex workers in India. International Journal of Social Work 1(1), 1-14., 06/2014

Japan: Wilby, F., Frost, C.J., Sorensen, S., Gerritsen-McKane, R., Hayashi, R., Nakatani, Y., & Oyama, S. (2013). Japanese elders’ perceptions of access, quality, and affordability of community-based long-term care supports: A qualitative study. Journal of Contemporary Japanese Studies 13(2). , 09/2013

China, S. Korea, Ghana, India, Botswana, United Kingdom, Finland, Mongolia, Hungary, Mexico,Bulgaria: Bettmann, J.E., Jacques, G. & Frost, C.J. (2012). International Social Work Practice: Case Studies from a Global Context. United Kingdom: Routledge., 01/2013

Africa: Frost, C.J., (2012). Maternal Mortality in Africa. Cultural Sociology of the Middle East, Asia, and Africa. Thousand Oaks, California: Sage Publications., 12/2012

India: Karandikar, S., & Frost, C.J. (2012). Exploring Patriarchy in Sex Workers' Intimate Relationships: A Case Study from Mumbai, India. Indian Journal of Social Work 73(4), 441–462., 10/2012

general: Merrill, M., & Frost, C.J. (2011). Internationalizing Social Work Education: Models and Methods. Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, Fall, 189-210., 09/2011

Morocco: Frost, C.J. (2011). Prostitution in Morocco: Implications for Research Directions, Chapter Six in The Prostitution of Women, Men, and Children: A Global Perspective, R. Dalla and L. Baker, eds. New York: Rowan & Littlefield., 01/2011

Africa: Panos, P., Panos, A., Gerritsen-McKane, R., Frost, C.J., & Cox, S.E. (2009). The Unique Capabilities of International Social Work Researchers, Educators, and Treatment Providers: Why the HIV/AIDS Pandemic in Sub-Sahara Africa Needs Global Social Work. Journal of Global Social Work Practice 2(2)., 11/2009

Mongolia: Hayashi, R., Frost, C.J., Yamashita, E., Nyamsuren, B. & Khuajin, U. (2009). Child Welfare Needs in Mongolia: A Collaborative Exploration among Three Universities. International Social Work 52(1), 84-95., 01/2009

Global: Frost, C.J. (2006). Achieving Maternal Health: Examining Maternal Morbidity and Mortality in a Global Context. Encyclopedia of World Poverty 2,687-690. Thousand Oaks, California: Sage Publications., 12/2006

World: Frost, C.J. (2006). Modern Public Welfare. Encyclopedia of World Poverty 2, 885-888. Thousand Oaks, California: Sage Publications., 01/2006

Morocco: Frost, C.J. (2005). The Welfare of Morocco 2003. The World and Its Peoples Encyclopedia, Volume 9. London: The Brown Reference Group, Inc., 06/2005

Morocco: Frost, C.J. (1998). Strategies for Increasing Access to Health Care among Rural Moroccan Women. Eccles Biennial Policy Yearbook, February, 67-103. University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah., 05/1998

Susanna Cohen

Mexico: Sreenivas, A, Cohen, S, Magana-Valladares, L, Walker, D (2015). Humanized childbirth and cultural humility: Designing an online course for maternal health providers in limited-resource settings. International Journal of Childbirth4(5), 188-99.

Mexico: Cohen, S.R., Cragin, L., Risk, M., Hanberg, A., Walker, D.M. (2009). PartoPantsTM: The High Fidelity, Low-Tech Birth Simulator. Clinical Simulation in Nursing, 7(1), e11-18. doi:10.1016/j.ecns.2009.11.012., 01/2011

Mexico: Cohen, S.R., Walker D.M., Wong, B., Cragin, L. (2010). Self-efficacy change with low-tech, high-fidelity obstetrical simulation training for midwives and nurses in Mexico. Clinical Simulation in Nursing., 09/2010chapman

Ty Dickerson

Ghana: D Ansong, D Tawfik, E Williams, S Benson, I Nyanor, I Boakye, C Obirikorang, L Sallah, B Arhin, J Boaheng, E Amuzu, O Asibey, T Dickerson (2014). Suboptimal vaccination rates in rural Ghana despite positive caregiver attitudes towards vaccination. Journal of Vaccines & Immunization2(2), 7-15.

Ghana: Williams E, Ansong D, Alder S, Benson S, Campbell S, MacDonald K, Miya T, Boakye I, Boaheng J, Amuzu E, Owusu O, Nyanor I, Arhin B, Dickerson T (2014). Silent Crisis: Epidemic Hypertension in Rural West Africa. J Hypertens (Los Angel)3(3).

Ghana: Manortey S, VanDerslice J, Alder S, Henry K, Crookston B, Dickerson T, Benson S (2014). Spatial Analysis of Factors Associated with Household Subscription to the National Health Insurance Scheme in Rural Ghana. J Publ Health Af5(353), 1-8.

Ghana: Stephen Manortey, Steve Alder, Benjamin Crookston, Ty Dickerson, James VanDerslice, Scott Benson (2014). Social deterministic factors to participation in the National Health Insurance Scheme in the context of rural Ghanaian setting. J Publ Health Af5(352).

Ghana: Williams EA, Keenan KE, Ansong D, Simpson LM, Boakye I, Boaheng JM, Awuah D, Nkyi CA, Arhin B, Dickerson TT (2013). The Burden and Correlates of Hypertension in Rural Ghana: A Cross-sectional Study. Diabetes Metab Res Rev7(2), 123-128.

Ghana: Willardson SL, Dickerson TT, Wilson JS, Ansong D, Bueler E, Boakye I, Marfo J, Arhin B, Alder SC (2013). Forming a Supplement Intervention Using a Multi-Theoretical Behavior Model. Am J Health Behav37(6), 831-840.

India: Long KNG, Long PM, Pinto S, Crookston BT, Gren LH, Mihalopoulos NL, Dickerson TT, Alder SC (2013). Development and validation of the Indian Adolescent Health Questionnaire. J Trop Pediatr59(3), 231-242.

Ghana: Crookston BT, Penny ME, Alder SC, Dickerson TT, Merrill RM, Stanford JB, Porucznik CA, Dearden KA (2010). Children Who Recover from Early Stunting and Children Who Are Not Stunted Demonstrate Similar Levels of Cognition. J Nutr140(11), 1996-2001.

Ghana: Krakowiak-Redd D, Ansong D, Otupiri E, Tran S, Klanderlund D, Boakye I, Dickerson T, Crookston B (September 2011). Family Planning in a Sub-District near Kumasi, Ghana: Side effect fears, unintended pregnancies and misuse of a medication as emergency contraception. Afr J Reprod Health15(3), 121-132.

Ghana: Manortey S, Carey A, Ansong D, Harvey R, Good B, Boaheng J, Crookston B, Dickerson T (2011). Verbal Autopsy: an analysis of the common causes of childhood death in the Barekese sub-district of Ghana. J Publ Health Af2(e18).

Ghana: Crookston BT, Dearden KA, Alder SC, Porucznik CA, Stanford JB, Merril RM, Dickerson TT, Penny ME (2011). Impact of early and concurrent stunting on cognition. Matern Child Nutr7(4), 397-409.

Ghana: Crookston BT, Alder SC, Boakye I, Merrill RM, Amuasi JH, Porucznik CA, Stanford JB, Dickerson TT, Dearden KA, Hale DC, Sylverken J, Snow BS, Osei-Akoto A, Ansong D (2010). Exploring the relationship between chronic undernutrition and asymptomatic malaria in Ghanaian children. Malaria Journal9, 39.

China: Dickerson T, Crookston B, Simonsen SE, Sheng X, Samen A, Nkoy F (2010). Pregnancy and village outreach tibet: a descriptive report of a community- and home-based maternal-newborn outreach program in rural Tibet. J Perinat Neonatal Nurs24(2), 113-27.

China: Dickerson T, Fernandez D, Tophyal, Samen A, Gelek, Nyima, Pelto G, Craig S, Dye T (2008). From Butter Tea to Pepsi: A Rapid Appraisal of Food Preferences, Procurement Sources, and Dietary Diversity in a Contemporary Tibetan Township. Ecol Food Nutr47(3), 229-2253.

Ramkiran Gouripeddi

Global, Haiti: Jean Fredo Louis, Ram Gouripeddi (Submitted). Towards a Framework for Global Health Information Translation [Abstract]. Extreme Affordability: Disrupting Barriers to Strengthen Global Health, Salt Lake City, Utah, January 19-21, 2017.

Global: Ram Gouripeddi (Submitted). Making the Case for Informatics in Global Health [Abstract]. Extreme Affordability: Disrupting Barriers to Strengthen Global Health, Salt Lake City, Utah, January 19-21, 2017.

Scott R. Junkins

Sierra Leone: Mark J Harris, Thaim B Kamara, Eva Hanciles, Cynthia Newberry, Scott R Junkins, Nathan L Pace (September 2015). Assessing unmet anaesthesia need in Sierra Leone: a secondary analysis of a cluster-randomized, cross-sectional, countrywide survey. Afr Health Sci15(3), 1028-33.

Raymond R. Price

China, Ghana, Republic of Korea, Mongolia: Price RR, Butler MW, deVries CR, Abdullah F (2016). Promoting, Developing, and Sustaining Academic Global Surgery Programs. In Swaroop M, Krishnaswami S (Eds.), Academic Global Surgery (pp. 17-27). Springer International Publishing.

Jeff A. Robison

Ethiopia: Bohn JA, Kassaye BM, Record D, Chou BC, Kraft IL, Purdy JC, Hilton KA, Miller DA, Getachew S, Addissie A, Robison JA (Oct 2016). Demographic and Mortality Analysis of Hospitalized Children at a Referral Hospital in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. BMC Pediatr16(1), 168.

Yda J. Smith

Australia, Canada, France, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States: Crandall, J. & Smith, Y.J. (2015). The life skills program: Occupational therapy among resettled refugees in an urban context. Occupational Therapy Practice, 20 (22), 18-20., 12/21/2015

Australia, Canada, France, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States: Smith, Y.J. (in press). Occupational Justice & Advocacy: Work with Former Refugees & Asylum Seekers at Personal and Community Levels. In N. Pollard & D. Sakellariou (Eds.), Occupational therapies without borders. New York:Elsevier., 08/2015

Australia, Canada, France, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States: Smith, Y. J., Cornella, E., & Williams, N. (2014). Working with populations from a refugee background: An opportunity to enhance the occupational therapy educational experience. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 61 (1), 20-27. doi: 10.1111/1440-1630.12037, 02/2014

Australia, Canada, France, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States: Cornella, E., Smith, Y.J., & Williams, N. (2013), Working with refugee populations: An opportunity to enhance the occupational therapy educational experience, Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 03/2013

Australia, Canada, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States: Smith, Y. J. (2012).Resettlement of Somali Bantu Refugees in an Era of Economic Globalization. Journal of Refugee Studies, 26(3), 477-494, doi:10.1093/jrs/fes039 08/2012

Netherlands: McAllister, L., Penn, C., Smith, Y., Van Dort, S., & Wilson, L. (2010). Fieldwork education in non-traditional settings or with non-traditional caseloads. In L. McAllister, M. Paterson, J. Higgs, & C. Bithell (Eds.), Innovations in Allied Health Fieldwork Education: A Critical Appraisal (pp. 39-47). Rotterdam, Netherlands: Sense., 07/2010

Somalia: Smith, Y. J. (2010). They bring their memories with them: Somali Bantu resettlement in a globalized world. Doctoral dissertation, University of Utah Marriott Library, Salt Lake City, Utah., 07/2010

Amy Cutting

Ghana: Bush M, Terrell H, Cutting, AB, Lewis B, Woodcock J (03/27/2015). Prevalence of Skin Diseases in School Children in Rural Ghana. Poster session presented at CUGH Annual Global Health Conference, Boston, MA.