Recent Faculty Publications

Ahmedani, Brian

Ahmedani, B.K., Solberg, L.I., Copeland, L.A., Fang-Hollingsworth, Y., Stewart, C., Hu, J., Nerenz, D.R., Williams, L.K., Cassidy-Bushrow, A., Waxmonsky, J., Lu, C.Y., Waitzfelder, B.E., Owen-Smith, A., Coleman, K.J., Lynch, F., Ahmed, A.T., Beck, A., Rossom, R.C., & Simon, G.E. (2015). Psychiatric comorbidity and 30-day readmissions after hospitalization for heart failure, AMI, and pneumonia. Psychiatric Services, 66(2), 134-140. doi:10.1176/

Ahmedani, B.K., Crotty, N., Abdulhak, M.M., & Ondersma, S.J. (2015). Pilot feasibility study of a brief, tailored mobile health intervention for depression among patients with chronic pain. Behavioral Medicine, 41(1), 25-32. doi:10.1080/08964289.2013.867827

Coffey, M.J., Coffey, C.E., & Ahmedani, B.K. (2015). Suicide in a health maintenance organization population. JAMA Psychiatry, 72(3), 294-296. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2014.2440

Waitzfelder, B.E., Solberg, L.I., Owen-Smith, A.A., Beck, A., Copeland, L.A., Hunkeler, E.M., Rossom, R.C., & Williams, L.K. (2015). Racial/ethnic differences in health care visits made before suicide attempt across the United States. Medical Care, 53(5), 430-435. doi:10.1097/MLR.0000000000000335

Ahmedani, B.K., Peterson, E.L., Wells, K.E., Lanfear, D.E., & Williams, L.K. (2014). Policies and events affecting prescription opioid use for non-cancer pain among an insured patient population. Pain Physician, 17(3), 205-216.

Ahmedani, B.K., Simon, G.E., Stewart, C., Beck, A., Waitzfelder, B.E., Rossom, R., Lynch, F., Owen-Smith, A., Hunkeler, E.M., Whiteside, U., Coffey, M.J., & Solberg, L.I. (2014). Health care contacts in the year before suicide death. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 29(6), 870-877. doi:10.1007/s11606-014-2767-3

Ahmedani, B.K. & Vannoy, S. (2014). National pathways for suicide prevention and health services research. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 47(3S2), S222-S228. doi:10.1016/j.amepre.2014.05.038

Lu, C.Y., Stewart, C., Ahmed, A.T., Ahmedani, B.K., Coleman, K., Copeland, L.A., Hunkeler, E., Lakoma, M.D., Madden, J.M., Penfold, R.B., Rusinak, D., Zhang, F., & Soumerai, S.B. (2014). How complete are E-codes in commercial plan claims databases? Pharmacoepidemiology & Drug Safety, 23(2), 218-220. doi:10.1002/pds.3551

Lu, C.Y., Zhang, F., Lakoma, M., Madden, J., Penfold, R.B., Simon, G., Ahmedani, B.K., Clarke, G., Hunkeler, E., Waitzfelder, B., Owen-Smith, A., Raebel, M., Rossom, R., Coleman, K.J., Copeland, L.A., & Soumerai, S.B. (2014). Changes in youth antidepressant use by young people and suicidal behavior after FDA warnings and media coverage: quasi-experimental study. BMJ, 348, 3596. doi:10.1136/bmj.g3596

Simon, G.E., Stewart, C., Beck, A., Ahmedani, B.K., Coleman, K.J., Whitebird, R.R., Lynch, F., Owen-Smith, A.A., Waitzfelder, B.E., Soumerai, S.B., & Hunkeler, E.M. (2014). National prevalence of receipt of antidepressant prescriptions by persons without a psychiatric diagnosis. Psychiatric Services, 65(7), 944-946. doi:10.1176/

Sun, F., Stock, E.M., Copeland, L.A., Zeber, J.E., Ahmedani, B.K., & Morissette, S.B. (2014). Polypharmacy with antipsychotic drugs in patients with schizophrenia: Trends in multiple health care systems. American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy, 71(9), 728-738. doi:10.2146/ajhp130471

Williams, L.K., Padhukasahasram, B., Ahmedani, B.K., Peterson, E.L., Wells, K., Burchard, E.G., & Lanfear, D.E. (2014). Differing effects of metformin on glycemic control by race-ethnicity. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 99(9), 3160-3168. doi:10.1210/jc.2013-4471

Anderson, Gary

Anderson, G., & Williams-Hecksel, C. (2015). Strengthening the child welfare workforce. CW360 Culturally Responsive Child Welfare Practice, (Winter). University of Minnesota Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare,

Rudder, D., Riebschleger, J., & Anderson, G. (2014).Kinship care for children of a parent with a mental illness. Journal of Family Social Work, 17(2), 102-118.

Skidmore, M., Anderson, G., & Eiswerth, M. (2014). The child adoption marketplace: Parental preferences and adoption outcomes. Public Finance Review, 1-34. doi:10.1177/1091142114547412

Anderson, Steve

Anderson, S.G. (2014). New strategies for social innovation: Market-based approaches for assisting the poor. New York, NY: Columbia University Press.

Zhang, S., & Anderson, S.G. (2014). Individual economic wellbeing and the development of bridging and bonding social capital. Social Development Issues, 36, 33-51.

Cho, Hyunkag

Cho, H., Kim, I., & Velez-Ortiz, D. (2014). Factors associated with mental health service use among Latino and Asian Americans. Community Mental Health Journal, 50(8), 960-967.

Cho, H., Velez-Ortiz, D. & Parra-Cardona, J. R. (2014). Prevalence of intimate partner violence and associated risk factors among Latinos/as: An exploratory study with three Latino sub-populations. Violence Against Women, 20(9), 1041-1058.

Freddolino, Paul

Oertel, J.M., Freddolino, P., & Freddolino, D. (2014). Proving that they are doing good: What attorneys and other advisers need to know about program assessment. Wayne Law Review, 59(2).

Freddolino, P., Groden, S., Navarre, J., McFall, J., Woodward, A., Jahr, A. (2014). Using Field Evaluation Data for Continuous Quality Improvement: A Policy Competency Example. Field Educator, 7(2), online (no page numbers)

Hall, Ronald

Hall, R. (2015). Dark skin, Black men, and colorism in Missouri: Murder vis-à-vis psychological icons of western masculinity. Spectrum: A Journal on Black Men, 3(2), 27-43.

Hall, R. (2014). Self-hate as life threat pathology among Black Americans: Black pride antidote vis-à-vis leukocyte telomere length (LTL). Journal of African American Studies, 18(4), 398-408. doi:10.1007/s12111-014-9277-6

Hall, R. (2014). Skin color as health pathology: The implications of Eurocentrism for social work practice and education. British Journal of Education, Society & Behavioral Science, 5(1).

Hall, R. (2014). The bleaching syndrome among African women (of color): A qualitative analysis. African Journal of Social Sciences, 4(4), 18-24.

Hawkins, Jaclynn

Burgard, S.A., & Hawkins, J. (2014). Race/ethnicity, educational attainment, and foregone health care in the United States in the 2007–2009 recession. American Journal of Public Health, 104(2), e134-e140. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2013.301512

Hawkins, J., Watkins, D., Keiffer, E., Spencer, M., Espitia, N., Sinco, B., & Anderson, M. (2015). Structural and psychosocial factors that influence health care use and self-management for African American and Latino men with type 2 diabetes: An exploratory study. The Journal of Men’s Studies, 23, 161-176. doi:10.1177/1060826515582495

Mitchell, J., Hawkins, J., & Shires, D. (2014). The psychosocial care of African American adults with diabetes: A brief review. Social Work in Public Health, 29(6), 518-527, doi:10.1080/19371918.2014.888533

Watkins, D.C., Hawkins, J., & Mitchell, J. (2014). The discipline’s escalating whisper: Social work and Black men’s mental health. Research on Social Work Practice, doi:10.1177/1049731514526621

Horner, Pilar

Horner, P., Martinez, R., Vélez Ortiz, D., Kayitsinga, J., & Acosta, S. (in press) Adapting a nutrition education intervention for Latinos. Journal of Education and Human Development.

Horner, P., Martinez, R. (2015). Hay que sufrir [suffering is necessary]: The hermeneutics of suffering in the Latino/a migrant settlement process. Latino Studies, 13(4).

Doering-White, J., Horner, P., Sanders, L., Martinez, R., Lopez, W., & Delva, J. (2014). Testimonial engagement: Undocumented Latina mothers navigating a gendered deportation regime. Journal of International Migration and Integration. doi:10.1007/s12134-014-0408-7

Hughes, Anne

Hughes, A.K., & Lewinson, T.D.W. (2014). Facilitating communication about sexual health between aging women and their health care providers. Qualitative Health Research. doi:10.1177/1049732314551062

Hughes, A.K., Rostant, O.S., Curran, P.G. (2014). Improving sexual health communication: How the integrative model of behavioral prediction can help. Research on Aging, 36(4), 450-466. doi:10.1177/0164027513500055

Hughes, A.K., Waters, P., Herrick, C.D., & Pelon, S. (2014). Notes from the field: Developing a support group for older lesbian and gay community members who have lost a partner. LGBT Health, 1(4), 323-326. doi:10.1089/lgbt.2014.0039

Hughes, A.K., & Wittmann, D. (2014). Aging sexuality: Knowledge and perceptions of preparation among U.S. primary care providers. Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy, 41(3), 304-313. doi:10.1080/0092623X.2014.889056

Hughes, A.K., Woodward, A.T., & Velez-Ortiz, D. (2014). Chronic illness intrusion: Role impairment and time out of role in ethnically diverse older adults. The Gerontologist, 54(4), 661-669. doi:10.1093/geront/gnt041

Kennedy, Angie

Greeson, M.R., Campbell, R., Bybee, D., & Kennedy, A.C. (2015). Improving the community response to sexual assault: An empirical examination of the effectiveness of sexual assault response teams (SARTs). Psychology of Violence. Advance online publication.

Campbell, R., Greeson, M.R., Fehler-Cabral, G., & Kennedy, A.C. (2015). Pathways to help: Adolescent sexual assault victims’ disclosure and help-seeking experiences. Violence Against Women, 21(7), 824-847.

Kennedy, A.C., Bybee, D., & Greeson, M.R. (2015). Intimate partner violence and homelessness as mediators of the effects of cumulative childhood victimization clusters on adolescent mothers’ depression symptoms. Journal of Family Violence, 30(5), 579-590.

Kennedy, A.C., & Adams, A.E. (2014). The effects of cumulative violence clusters on young mothers’ school participation: Examining attention and behavior problems as mediators. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. Advance online publication.

Greeson, M.R., Kennedy, A.C., Bybee, D.I., Beeble, M., Adams, A.E., & Sullivan, C. (2014). Beyond deficits: Intimate partner violence, maternal parenting, and child behavior over time. American Journal of Community Psychology, 54(1-2), 46-58.

Kennedy, A.C., Bybee, D., & Greeson, M.R. (2014). Examining cumulative victimization, community violence exposure, and stigma as contributors to PTSD symptoms among high-risk young women. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 84(3), 284-294.

Klein, Sacha Mareka

Brown, S., Klein, S., & McCrae, J. (2015). Collaborative relationships and improved service coordination among child welfare and early childhood systems. Child Welfare, 93(2), 91-116.

Lee, S.Y., Benson, S., Klein, S., & Franke, T. (2015). Accessing early care and education for children in the child welfare system: Stakeholders' perspectives on systems-level obstacles and opportunities. Children & Youth Services Review, 55, 170-181.

Maguire, J.K., & Klein, S. (2015). Parenting and proximity to social services: Lessons from Los Angeles County in the community context of child neglect. Child Abuse & Neglect: The International Journal, 45, 35-45.

Merritt, D., & Klein, S. (2015). Do early education services improve language development for maltreated children? Evidence from a national child welfare sample. Child Abuse & Neglect, 39, 185-196.

Fries, L., Klein, S., & Ballantyne, M. (2014). Are foster children’s schools of origin always best? School quality in birth parent vs. foster parent neighborhoods. Child & Family Social Work. doi:10.1111/cfs.12145

Klein, S., & Merritt, D. (2014). Neighborhood racial and ethnic diversity as a predictor of child welfare system involvement. Children & Youth Services Review, 41, 95-105. doi:10.1016/j.childyouth.2014.03.009

Kubiak, Sheryl

Comartin, E., Kubiak, S.P., & Ray, B. (2015). Short and long-term outcomes of mental health court participants by psychiatric diagnosis. Psychiatric Services. doi:

Kubiak, S.P., Kim, W.J., Fedock, G., & Bybee, D. (2015). Testing a violence-prevention intervention for incarcerated women using a randomized control trial. Research on Social Work Practice, 25, 334-348. doi:10.1177/1049731514534300

Ray, B., Kubiak, S.P., Comartin, E., & Tillander, E. (2015). Mental health court outcomes by offense type at admission. Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research; 42, 323-331. doi:10.1007/s10488-014-0572-2

Fries, L., Fedock, G., & Kubiak, S.P. (2014). The role of gender, substance use, and serious mental illness in predicting post jail homelessness. Social Work Research, 38, 107-116. doi:10.1093/swr/svu014

Kubiak, S.P., Kim, W.J., Bybee, D., & Eshelman, L. (2014). Assessing the validity of the self attribution questionnaire in differentiating high risk assaultive female offenders. Prison Journal. doi:10.1177/0032885514537597

Kubiak, S.P., Roddy, J., Comartin, E., & Tillander, E. (2014). Cost analysis of long-term outcomes of an urban mental health court. Evaluation and Program Planning; 52, 96-102. doi:10.1016/j.evalprogplan.2015.04.002

Rivera, E., Kubiak, S.P., & Bybee, D. (2014). Patterns of women’s aggression against partners and others: Broadening our understanding of violence. American Journal of Community Psychology; 54, 358–369. doi:10.1007/s10464-014-9679-6

Lee, Kyunghee

Lee, K., & Song, W. (2015). Effect of enrollment length in migrant Head Start on children’s weight outcomes. Health & Social Work, 40(2), 142-150. doi:10.1093/hsw/hlv017

Lee, K. (2014). The association between Head Start enrollment and children’s mental health scores. Journal of Social Work Practice, 28(4), 433-444. doi:10.1080/02650533.2014.890582

Lee, K. (2014). Impact of childcare arrangements on Australian children’s cognitive development: Moderation effects of parental outcomes. Child & Family Social Work. doi:10.1111/cfs.12127

Lee, K. (2014). Head Start enrollment and children’s mental health treatment. Journal of Community Psychology, 42(7), 823-837. doi:10.1002/jcop.21655

Riebschleger, Joanne

Riebschleger, J., Day, A., & Damashek, A. (2015). Foster care youth stories of trauma before, during, and after placement: Using youth voices for building trauma-informed systems of care. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment, and Trauma, 24(4), 339-360. doi:10.1080/10926771.2015.1009603

Riebschleger, J., Onaga, E., Tableman, B., & Bybee, D. (2014). Mental health consumer parents’ recommendations for psychoeducation for their minor children. Special issue on parents with disability challenges. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 37, 183-185. doi:10.1037/prj000071

Rudder, D.L., Riebschleger, J.L., & Anderson, G.R. (2014). Kinship care for children of a parent with a mental illness. Special issue on kinship care. Journal of Family Social Work, 17, 102-118. doi:10.1080/105221158.2014.880982

Santiago, Anna Maria

Galster, G.C., & Santiago, A.M. (2015). Evaluating the potential of a natural experiment to provide unbiased evidence of neighborhood effects on health. Health Services and Outcomes Research Methodology 15, 99-135. doi:10.1007/s10742-014-0134-9

Galster, G.C., Santiago, A.M., & Lucero, J.L. (2015) Adrift at the margins of urban society: What role does neighborhood play? Urban Affairs Review, 51, 10-45.

Galster, G.C., Santiago, A.M., Lucero, J.L., & Cutsinger, J.C. (2015). Adolescent neighborhood context and young adult economic outcomes for low-income African Americans and Latinos. Journal of Economic Geography, 1-33. doi:10.1093/jeg/lbv004

Gutierrez, L.M., Santiago, A.M., & Soska, T.M. (2015). Building knowledge and theory for community practice. Journal of Community Practice, 23, 1-4.

Santiago, A.M. (2015). Fifty years later: From a war on poverty to a war on the poor. Social Problems, 62, 1-13. doi:10.1093/socp/spu009

Soska, T.M., Gutierrez, L.M., & Santiago, A.M. (2015). Revisiting the past to reinvent the future. Journal of Community Practice, 23, 157-163.

Galster, G.C., Santiago, A.M., & Lucero, J.L. (2014). Employment of low-income African American and Latino teens: Does neighborhood social mix matter? Housing Studies doi:10.1080/02673037.2014.953447

Santiago, A.M., & Galster, G.C. (2014). The effects of childhood exposure to neighborhood and community violence: Impacts on the safety and well-being of low-income, minority children. Journal of Community Practice, 22, 29-46.

Santiago, A.M., Roberts, A.R., & Lee, E. (2014). Not just buying a home: The meaning of home, homeownership, and neighborhood in low-income communities. In C. Renzetti, & R. Bergen (Eds.), Understanding Diversity (pp. 220-241). Boston: Allyn and Bacon.

Santiago, A.M., Soska, T.M., & Gutierrez, L.M. (2014). Responding to community crises: The emerging role of community practice. Journal of Community Practice, 22, 275-280.

Soska, T.M., Gutierrez, L.M., & Santiago, A.M. (2014). Teamwork, teamwork…team, team, team: It takes a village to publish a journal. Journal of Community Practice, 22, 423-429.

Sosulski, Marya

Mooney, H., Collie, A., Nicholson, S., & Sosulski, M.R. (2014). Research data management: Collaborative approaches and undergraduate curriculum development. Advances in Social Work, 15(2).

Timm, Tina

Harris, S., & Timm, T.M. (2014). Sexual attraction in conjoint therapy. In M. Luca (Ed.). Sexual attraction in therapy: Clinical perspectives on moving past the taboo: A guide for training and practice. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell.

Vélez Ortiz, Daniel

Vélez Ortiz, D., Martinez, R.O., & Espino, D.V. (in press). Framing effects of questions on end-of-life decisions among Latino older adults. Social Work in Health Care.

Horner, P., Martinez, R., Vélez Ortiz, D., Kayitsinga, J., & Acosta, S. (in press) Adapting a nutrition education intervention for Latinos. Journal of Education and Human Development.

Cho, H., Kim, I., & Vélez Ortiz, D. (2014). Factors associated with mental health service use among Latino and Asian Americans. Community Mental Health Journal, 50, 960-967. doi:10.1007/s10597-014-9719-6

Cho, H., Vélez Ortiz, D., & Parra Cardona, R. (2014). Prevalence of intimate partner violence and associated risk factors among Latinos/as: An exploratory study with three Latino sub-populations. Violence Against Women, 20, 1041-1058. doi:10.1177/1077801214549636

Vélez Ortiz, D. (2014). Ethnicity and Aging. In E.R. Krajewski-Jaime, (Ed), Aging: Ethnicity and Gender Issues (pp.26-39). Champaign, IL: Common Ground Publishing.

Vélez Ortiz, D. (2014). Mental health services structure: The case of older Puerto Ricans in senior centers. Journal of Social Services Research. doi:10.1080/01488376.2014.977987

Whipple, Ellen

Whipple, E.E., Hughes, A., & Bowden, S. (2015). Evaluation of a BSW research experience: Improving student research competency. Journal of Teaching in Social Work, (ahead-of-print), 1-13. Published online 8/4/15.

Williams-Hecksel, Cheryl

Anderson, G., & Williams-Hecksel, C. (2015). Strengthening the child welfare workforce. CW360 Culturally Responsive Child Welfare Practice, (Winter). University of Minnesota Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare,

Woodward, Amanda

Bakk, L., Woodward, A.T., & Dunkle, R.E. (2014). The Medicare Part D coverage gap: Implications for non-dually eligible older adults with a mental illness. Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 57(1), 37-51. doi:10.1080/01634372.2013.854857

Freddolino, P.P., Groden, S., Navarre, J., McFall, J.A., Woodward, A.T., & Jahr, A. (2014). Using field evaluation data to enhance curriculum outcomes: A policy competency example. Field Scholar, 4.2. Available at

Woodward, A.T., Chatters, L.M., Taylor, H., & Taylor, R.J. (2014). Professional service use for a serious personal problem: Comparing older African Americans, Black Caribbeans, and non-Hispanic Whites using the National Survey of American Life. Journal of Aging and Health. doi:10.1177/0898264314559894.