UC BERKELEY AUTHORS: Hannah N Collins, Cassondra Marshall DATE OF PUBLICATION: February 2021 REGION: Rural Appalachia (Eastern U.S.) DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/birt.12536 SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: The purpose of this study was to examine the association between perceived social support and postpartum depression symptoms (PDS) and to understand how this association may differ for urban, suburban, rural Appalachian, and rural non-Appalachian
UC BERKELEY AUTHORS: Carolina Ornelas, Raj P Fadadu, Morrise A Richardson, Omonivie H Agboghidi DATE OF PUBLICATION: January 2021 REGION: North America DOI: https://doi.org/10.1089/heq.2020.0082 SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: Purpose: Heart failure (HF) disproportionately impacts African Americans. We evaluated existing quality improvement (QI) initiatives and patient and provider perceptions of barriers to HF care to develop equity-centered QI recommendations. Methods: We performed
UC BERKELEY AUTHOR: Bustos Carrillo, Burger-Calderon, Eva Harris DATE OF PUBLICATION: November 2018 REGION: North America REFERENCE:  Bustos Carrillo F, Collado D, Sanchez N, Ojeda S, Lopez Mercado B, Burger-Calderon R, Gresh L, Gordon A, Balmaseda A, Kuan G, Harris E. DOI: 10.1128/JVI.01622-18. SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: In late 2013, chikungunya virus (CHIKV) was introduced into the Americas, leading to widespread epidemics. A
UC BERKELEY AUTHORS: Henry Puerta-Guardo, Daniela Michlmayr, Chunling Wang, Eva Harris UCSF AUTHORS: Takako Tabata, Matthew Petit, June Fang-Hoover, Lenore Pereira DATE OF PUBLICATION: August 2016 REGION: The Americas REFERENCE: Tabata T, Petitt M, Puerta-Guardo H et al. Zika Virus Targets Different Primary Human Placental Cells, Suggesting Two Routes for Vertical Transmission. Cell Host & Microbe. 2016;20(2):155-166. doi:10.1016/j.chom.2016.07.002. SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: Zika
UC BERKELEY AUTHOR: Colin J. Carlson DATE OF PUBLICATION: August 2016 REGION: The Americas REFERENCE: Carlson CJ, Dougherty ER, Getz W. An Ecological Assessment of the Pandemic Threat of Zika Virus. Johansson MA, ed. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 2016;10(8):e0004968. doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0004968. SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: The current outbreak of Zika virus poses a severe threat to human health. While the range of
UC BERKELEY AUTHOR: W. Thomas Boyce, Douglas Jutte DATE OF PUBLICATION: March 2016 REGION: Manitoba, Canada REFERENCE: Razaz N, Boyce WT, Brownell M, et al. Five-minute Apgar score as a marker for developmental vulnerability at 5 years of age. Archives of Disease in Childhood Fetal and Neonatal Edition. 2016;101(2):F114-F120. doi:10.1136/archdischild-2015-308458. SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: To assess the relationship between the 5 min