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Taylor R, Glasser M, Hinkle H, Miller A, Jannings A, Bocker Emilee. Meeting the mental health needs of rural beterans through primary care providers. Journal of Rural Mental Health 2016:40(2). 124-135.
O'Brien K, MacDowell M. (2015). As Assessment of the Availability of Health Sciences Career Information to Young People in Rural Illinois. Teacher Librarian, 2015;42(5):124-27.
Cristancho S, Peters K, & Garces M. Health information preferences among Hispanic/Latino immigrants in the U.S. rural Midwest. Global Health Promotion, 2014;21(1), 40-49.
MacDowell M, Glasser M, Weidenbacher-Hoper V, Peters K. Impact of a rural interprofessional health professions summer preceptorship educational experience on participants' attitudes and knowledge. Edu Health 2014;27:177-182.
Zimmermann K, Khare M, Koch A, Wright C, Geller S. Training intervention study participants to disseminate health messages to the community: A new model for translation of clinical research to the community. Clinical and Translational Science 2014;0(0)1.7.
Luaces M, Suarez N, Estrella O, Ramaswamy M, Choi W, Cupertino A. Pipeline efforts with a Freirean twist: The Juntos health disparities research internship. Journal of Community Medicine & Health Education 2013 3(5):1-6.
MacDowell M, Glasser M, Hunsaker M. A decade of rural physician workforce outcomes for the Rockford Rural Medical Education (RMED) Program, University of Illinois. Academic Medicine 2013;88(12):1785-1950.
Wiltens MMHA, Theunissen C, Glasser M, Zetiz H. Asthma and depression: A focus on the patient factors of asthma knowledge, asthma severity and coping. Journal of Clinical Outcomes Management 2012;19(6):1-7.
Soliman S, MacDowell M, Schriever A, Glasser M, Schoen M. An interprofessional rural health education program. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education 2012;76(10):1-6.
Bocker E, Glasser M, Nielsen K, Weidenbacher-Hoper V. Rural older adults' mental health: status and challenges in care delivery. Rural and Remote Health 2012;2199(on-line).
Thomas D, MacDowell M, Glasser M. Rural mental health workforce needs assessment - a national survey. Rural and Remote Health 2012;2176(on-line).
Cristancho S, Peters K, Garces D.M. Providing mental health services to Latinos in rural areas (Chapter 8) in L. Buki & L. Piedra (eds.), Building infrastructures for Latino mental health. Springer 2012.
Rabinowitz H, Petterson S, Boulger J, Hunsaker M, Diamond J, Markham F, Bazemore A, Phillips R. Medical school rural programs: A comparison with international medical graduates in addressing state-level rural family physician and primary care supply. Academic Medicine 2012;87(4):488-492.
Fearn C, Brick G, Lizer S, Doughty A, MacDowell M. Assessment of blood pressure knowledge among workers in a midwestern manufacturing plant. A pilot study. AAOHN J. 2011;59(6):253-263.
Lipsky MS, Glasser M. Critical Access Hospitals and the challenge to quality care. Journal of the American Medical Association 2011;306(1):96-97.
MacDowell M, Weese M, Nielsen K, and Glasser M. Illinois 4-H Health Jam for healthy lifestyles and rural pipeline development. Family and Community Medicine 2011;34(2):141-153.
Neisen S, Glasser M, Korr W. Rural oncology social work: Culture, context, and care in the rural setting. In L Ginsberg (ed). Social Work in Rural Communities (5th edition); 2011.
Peters K, Christancho S. (Eds.) Contemporary topics in family and community health: Forward. Journal of Family and Community Health
Peters K, Christancho S, Garces DM (Eds.) Topics in family and community health: Forward. Journal of Family and Community Health 2011;34(4).
Rabinowitz H, Petterson S, Bouler J, Hunsaker M, Markham F, Diamond J, Bazemore A, Phillips R. Comprehensive medical school rural programs produce rural family physicians. American Family Physicians 2011;84(12):1350.
Glasser M, MacDowell M, Hunsaker M, Salafsky B, Nielsen K, Peters K, Meurer M. Factors and outcomes in primary care physician retention in rural areas. South African Family Practice 2010;52(4):336-340.
Glasser M, Pathman D. Education for Health: What’s in a name? (editorial) Education for Health 2010;23(2):531(online).
Glasser M, Peters K, Warner J, Burkholder P, Sharp L, McGee B. Characteristics of diabetes patients and adherence to standards of care in rural primary care clinics. Journal of Clinical Outcomes Management 2010;17(8):357-361.
MacDowell M, Glasser M, Fitts M, Nielsen K, Hunsaker M. A national view of rural health workforce issues. Rural and Remote Health 2010;10:1531(online).
MacDowell M, Glasser M, Mahan-Deatherage M, and Weese M. Evaluation of a campus: community partnership to promote wellness and interest in health careers among older rural elementary school children. In M. A. Cooksey & K. T. Olivares (Eds.), Quick hits for service-learning: Successful strategies by award-winning teachers. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2010.
Cristancho S, Vining J. Perceived intergenerational differences in the transmission/acquisition of traditional ecological knowledge (
Glasser M, Vogels L, Gravdal J. Geriatric depression assessment by rural primary care physicians. Rural and Remote Health 2009;9:1180 (online).
Glasser M, Pathman D. Renewed focus of primary health care (PHC) (editorial). Education for Health 2009;22(3):430(online).
MacDowell M, Glasser M, Fitts M, Fratzke M, Peters K. Perspectives on rural health workforce issues; Illinois-Arkansas comparison. Journal of Rural Health 2009;25(2):135-140.
Mistretta M and Peters K. Inequality, physician distribution and health in Illinois counties: A three-stage least squares model. International Journal of Global Health and Health Disparities 2009;6(1):6-20.
Wang MY, Lutfiyya MN, Weidenbacher-Hoper V, Anderson G, Su C, West B. Antioxidant Activity of Noni Juice in Heavy Smokers. Chemistry Central Journal 2009;3:13.
Buki L, Garces, D. Latina breast cancer survivors' lived experiences: Diagnosis, treatment, and beyond. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology 2008;14(2):163-167.
Cristancho S, Garces M, Peters K, Mueller B. Listening to Hispanic communities in the midwest: A community-based participatory assessment of major barriers to health care access and use. Qualitative Health Research 2008;18(5):633-646.
Farris R, Pearson T, Fogg T, Bryant L, Peters K, Keyserling T, Fitzpatrick A, Neal W. Building capacity for heart disease and stroke prevention research: The cardiovascular health intervention research and translation network. Health Promotion and Practice 2008;9(3):220-227.
Glasser M, Hunsaker M Sweet K, MacDowell M, Meurer M. A comprehensive medical education program response to rural primary care needs. Academic Medicine 2008;83(10):952-961.
Glasser M, Pathman D. World Health Day and Education for Health. Education for Health 2008;21(1):200.
Glasser M, Pathman D. Community-oriented education: Staying on target. Education for Health 2008;21(2):242.
Glasser M, Pathman D. World health care reformers unite! Education for Health 2008;21(3):290.
Peters K, Gupta S, Stoller N, Mueller B. Implications of the aging process: Opportunities for prevention. Journal of Agromedicine 2008;13(2):111-118.
Shah SS, Lutfiyya MN, McCullough Je, Henley E, Zeitz HJ, Lipsky MS. Who is providing and who is getting asthma patient education: An analysis of 2001 National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey data. Health Education Research 2008 Oct;23(5):803-13. Epub 2007 Nov. 5.
Wilson T, MacDowell M, Salber P, Montrose G, Hamm C. Standardization of evaluation methods in peer-reviewed disease management studies: 2004-2007. Disease Management & Health Outcomes 2008;16(5):365-373.
Glasser M, Pathman D. Global poverty, human development, and the brain drain. Education for Health 2007;20(3):140.
Lutfiyya M, Lipsky MS, Wisdom-Behounek J, Inpanbutr-Martinkus M. Is rural residency a risk factor for overweight and obesity for U.S. children? Obesity 2007;15(9):2348-2356.
Lutfiyya M, Bhat D, Gandhi S, Nguyen C, Weidenbacher-Hoper V, Lipsky MS. A comparison of quality care indicators in urban acute care hospitals and rural critical access hospitals in the US. International Journal of Quality Health Care 2007;19(3):141-149.
Mistretta M. Differential effects of economic factors on specialist and family physician distribution: A county level analysis. Journal of Rural Health 2007;23(3):215-221.
Mistretta M, Nusbaum N, Wegner J. An educational intervention to police and firefighters on elders at risk: Limits of education alone as a strategy for behavior change. Educational Gerontology 2007;33(10):801-809.
Nusbaum N. End-of-life nursing home care: Resource allocation and ethics. Annals of Long-Term Care 2007;15:23-26.
Nusbaum N. Healthcare disparities as a healthcare quality management challenge. Health Care Management 2007;26(4):347-353.
Nusbaum N. What physicians need to know when catastrophe strikes. Southern Medical Journal 2007;100(11):1151-1152.
Prohaska T, Peters K. Physical activity and cognitive functioning: Translating research to practice with a public health approach. Alzheimer's and Dementia 2007;3(2 Suppl 1):s58-s64.
Burkholder P, Warner J. Effective chronic disease translation: A regional diabetes coalition. Public Health Practice in Illinois 2006;6(2):49-57.
Gadon M, Glasser M. Medical professionalism and social accountability in medical education. Education for Health 2006;19:287-288.
Garces DM. Applying the Health Belief Model to cervical cancer screening. Revista CES Medicina 2006;20(1):January - June ISSN 0120-8705.
Glasser M. Guest Editor: Addressing Health Disparities in Rural Illinois. Special issue of Public Health Practice in Illinois; 2006.
Glasser M. Editor's preface, special issue: Addressing rural health disparities in Illinois. Public Health Practice in Illinois 2006;6(2):1-2.
Glasser M, Gadon M. Workforce development and distribution. Education for Health 2006;19:3-4.
Glasser M, Peters K. Disability and stress. In GL Albrecht (Ed.). Encyclopedia of Disability 2006;Vol IV:1510-1511. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications.
Glasser M, Peters K, MacDowell M. Rural Illinois hospital chief executive officers' perceptions of provider shortages and issues in rural recruitment and retention. Journal of Rural Health 2006;22(1):59-62.
Gupta S, Wojtynek J, Walton S, Botticelli J, Shields K, Quad, J, Schumock G. Monitoring of pharmacy staffing, workload, and productivity in community hospitals. American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy 2006;63:1728-1734.
Hunsaker M, Glasser M, Nielsen K, Lipsky MS. Medical students' assessments of skill development in rural primary clinics. Rural and Remote Health 2006;6(4):616 (online).
Koerber A, Peters K, Kaste L, Lopez E, Noorullah K, Torres I, Crawford J. The views of dentists, nurses and nutritionists on the association between diabetes and periodontal disease: A qualitative study in a Latino community. Journal of Public Health Dentistry 2006;66(3):212-215.
Lipsky MS, Sharp L. Exploring the mission of primary care. Family Medicine 2006;38(2):121-125.
Maripuri S, MacDowell M. Health status disparities among adult rural minorities. Public Health Practice in Illinois 2006;6(2):9-25.
McNamara P, Glasser M, Clark MJ, MacDowell M, Hunsaker M. Are rural doctors leaving? Views of rural health professionals. Rural Research Report 2006;16(2):1-8.
Nusbaum N. A medical economic fairy tale: Jack, the magic beans, Medicare and the US FDA. Drugs and Aging 2006;23(6):447-450.
Nusbaum N. Mathematics preparation for medical school: Do all premedical students need calculus? Teaching and Learning in Medicine 2006;18(2):165-168.
Nusbaum N. The Katrina public health debacle: Lessons learned and lessons ignored. Southern Medical Journal 2006;99(9):911-912.
Nusbaum N, Cheung V, Cohen J, Keca M, Mailey B. Role of first responders in detecting and evaluating elders at risk. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics 2006;43(3):361-367.
Peters K. Social capital and disability. In GL Albrecht (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Disability 2006;Vol IV: 1464-1465. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications.
Peters K. Geography and disability. In GL Albrecht (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Disability 2006;Vol II: 794-795. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publication.
Peters K, Baldyga W, Lampiris L, Jensen J, Koerber A, Kaste L, Levy S. Addressing rural health disparities in Illinois: Oral health. Public Health Practice in Illinois 2006;6(2):59-67.
Peters K, Glasser M. Disability and Health. In GL Albrecht (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Disability 2006;Vol II: 575-578. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publication.
Peters K, Opacich K. Gender and disability. In.GL Albrecht (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Disability 2006;Vol II: 760-764. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publication.
Wilson T, MacDowell M, Montrose, G. The prerequisite importance of transparency in judging the potential usefulness of workplace health promotion studies: Beyond "Published in a peer reviewed journal" and "Strengths of study design type." Health & Productivity Management 2006;1(1):23-28.
Knapp K, Quist R, Walton S, Miller L. Update on the pharmacist shortage: National and state data through 2003. American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy 2005;62(5):492-499.
Matus J, MacDowell M. Gender differences in career progression and career satisfaction among graduates of a Midwestern MHSA program. Journal of Health Administration Education 2005;22(1):119-135.
Nusbaum N. Patient information and close decisions. Annals of Long-Term Care 2005;13:13-16.
Nusbaum N. Improving patient care: Learning more from bad outcomes. American Journal of the Medical Sciences 2005;329(1):22-24.
Nusbaum N. Improving quality of elder care by integrating geriatric expertise into Medicare: A proposal. Drugs and Aging 2005;22:371-374.
Salafsky B, Glasser M, Ha J. Addressing issues in maldistribution of health care workers. Annals of Academy of Medicine Singapore 2005;34(8):520-525.
Walton S, Graves P, Sexton R. New entry and rate of return to education: The case of registered nurses. Atlantic Economic Journal 2005;33(3):325-336.
Cristancho S, Vining, J. Reciprocity as principled argument: The ethics of human-nature interactions for the Letuama. Human Ecology Review 2004;11(1):36-50.
Cristancho S, Vining J. Culturally defined keystone species. Human Ecology Review 2004;11(2):153-164.
Henley E, Peters K. 10 steps to avoiding health disparities in your practice. Journal of Family Practice 2004;53(3):193-196.
Nusbaum N. Safety versus autonomy: Dilemmas and strategies in protection of vulnerable community dwelling elderly. Annals of Long Term Care 2004;12:50-53.
Nusbaum NJ. Rehabilitation and the older cancer patient. American Journal of the Medical Sciences 2004;327(2):86-90.
Peters K, Henley E. Acting on synergies between clinic and community strategies to improve preventive medicine. Journal of Family Practice 2004;53(12):970-973.
Glasser M, Holt N, Mueller B, Norem J, Pickering J, Brown K, Peters K. Meeting the needs of rural populations through interdisciplinary partnerships. Journal of Family and Community Health 2003;26(3):230-245.
Herron M, Glasser M. Use of and attitudes toward complementary medicine among family practice patients in small rural Illinois communities. Journal of Rural Health 2003;19:279-284.
Prohaska T, Peters K. Academic and community-based partnership models targeting older adults. Journal of Family and Community Health 2003;26(3):172-176.
Tousman S, Zeitz H. A model for changing human health behavior: Application to asthma management. Advances in Psychosomatic Medicine 2003;24:86-97.
Baldyga W, Sternberg E, Peters K. Evidence-based public health: An overview. Public Health Practice in Illinois (Special Issue) 2002;5(1):3-10.
Jarosik J, Baldyga W, Peters K, Sternberg E. Evaluation of the Evidence-Based Public Health Course.Public Health Practice in Illinois (Special Issue) 2002;5(1):17-23.
Levy S, Elster A, Donoghue E, Peters K. Reducing health disparities: Recommendations for clinical and public health practice. Chicago Medicine 2002;105(1):26-30.
Peters K, Jarosik J, Baldyga W, Sternberg E. Internet resources for evidence-based public health. Public Health Practice in Illinois (Special Issue) 2002;5(1):25-33.
Sternberg E, Baldyga W, Peters K. Evidence-Based chronic disease prevention: A seminar for public health practitioners. Public Health Practice in Illinois 2002;5(1):11-15.
Glasser M, Prohaska T, Gravdal J. Elderly patients and their accompanying caregivers on medical visits. Research on Aging 2001;23:326-348.
Guo L, MacDowell M, Levin L, Horning R. Predicting the occurrence of avoidable hospital admissions in the tri-state area of Ohio using multilevel logistic regression analysis. Managed Care Quarterly 2001;9(4):33-42.
MacDowell M, Somoza E, Rothe K, Bocklet A., Frye R, Brady K. Prediction of birthing mode using artificial neural networks. Medical Decision Making 2001;21(6):433-443.
Cockerham W, Glasser M (eds). Readings in Medical Sociology (2nd edition), Prentice-Hall; 2000.
Glasser M, Stearns MA, Stearns JA, Londo RA. Screening applicants for a rural medical education program. Academic Medicine 2000;75:773.
Henley E, Glasser M, May J. Medical student evaluation of family nurse practitioners as teachers. Family Medicine 2000;32:491-494.
MacDowell M, Nitz-Weiss M, Short A. The role of physician communication in improving compliance with mammography screening among women ages 50-79 in a commercial HMO. Managed Care Quarterly 2000;8(4):50 –79.
Savage C, MacDowell M. Evaluation of technology skill acquisition in a MSN/MHA multidisciplinary community health analysis project. Nurse Education Today 2000;39(2):94-96.
Stearns J, Hemesath K, Londo R. Goal setting for community perceptorships. Family Medicine 2000;32:161-162.
Stearns J, Stearns M, Glasser M, Londo R. Illinois RMED: A comprehensive program to improve the supply of rural family physicians. Family Medicine 2000;32:17-21.
Glasser M, Prohaska T. The role of informal caregivers in the health care decisions of older adults in rural communities. Rural Research Report 1999;10:1-8.
Londo R, Glasser M. Community-oriented primary care: An early report on a promising intervention. Education for Health 1999;12:299-307.
Londo R, Glasser M, Stearns J. Perspectives on longer community-based preceptorships. Family Medicine 1999;31:3-14.
MacDowell M, Proffitt C, Frey R. Effects of gerontological educational intervention on hospital employee’s knowledge and attitudes about the older adult. Journal of Allied Health 1999; 28(4):212-219.
MacDowell M, Short A, Petrochuk M. Career characteristics among graduates of a midwestern MHA program - Variation by gender and length of time since graduation. Journal of Health Administration Education 1999;17(2):129-138.
Stearns J, Londo R, Glasser M. Utilization of laptop computers for teaching and evaluation in an extended community preceptorship. Academic Medicine 1999:74:575-576.
Stearns J, Stearns M, Glasser M, Londo R. Illinois RMED: A comprehensive program to improve the supply of rural family physicians. Family Medicine 1999;32:17-21.
Glasser M, Miller B. Caregiver and physician perspectives of medical encounters involving dementia patients. American Journal of Alzheimer’s Care and Related Disorders and Research 1998;13:70-80.
Cockerham W, Glasser M, Heuser L. Readings in Medical Sociology Prentice-Hall; 1997.
Glasser M, Gravdal J. Assessment and treatment of geriatric depression in primary care settings. Archives of Family Medicine 1997;6:433-438.
Martin R, MacDowell M. Effectiveness of a teen pregnancy clinic in a managed care setting. Managed Care Quarterly 1997;5(3):20-27.
Reid S, Glasser M. Primary care physicians’ recognition and attitudes toward domestic violence. Academic Medicine 1997;72:51-53.
Stearns JA, Glasser M, Fulkerson P. Medical student education: An admissions and curricular approach to rural physician shortage. Academic Medicine 1997;72:438-439.
Wollstadt L, Glasser M, Nutter T. Variations in functional status between different groups of elderly people. Family Medicine 1997;29:394-399.
Prohaska T, Glasser M. The role of the family in medical care decisions and encounters. Research on Aging 1996;18:52-69.
Shafer H, MacDowell M, Kunkel R. Predicting psychiatric length of stay. Administration and Policy in Mental Health 1996;23(5):407-423.
Stearns M, Glasser M. Medical schools endeavor to meet health needs in rural areas: The Rural Medical Education Programme of the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford. Changing Medical Education and Practices (Journal of the World Health Organization) 1996;6:4-5.
Glasser M, Stearns J, McCord R. Defining a generalist education: An idea whose time is still coming. Academic Medicine 1995;70 (supp):S69-S74.
Doetch T, Alger B, Glasser M, Levenstein J. Detecting depression in elderly outpatients: Findings from depression symptom scales and the Dartmouth COOP Charts. Family Medicine 1994;26:518-522.
Glasser M, Stearns J. Unrecognized mental illness in primary care: Another day and another duty in the life of the primary care physician. Archives of Family Medicine 1994;3:862-864.
Glasser M, Stearns JA, de Kemp E, van Hout J, Hott D. Dementia and depression symptomatology as assessed through screening tests of older patients in an outpatient clinic. Family Practice Research Journal 1994;14:265-276.
Knabe B, Stearns J, Glasser M. Medical students’ understanding of ethical issues in the ambulatory setting. Family Medicine 1994;26:442-446.
Londo R, Bjelland T, Girod C, Glasser M. Prenatal and postpartum pap smears - Do we need both? Family Practice Research Journal 1994;14:359-367.
Prohaska T, Glasser M. Older adult health behavior change in response to symptom experiences. In Advances in Medical Sociology vol. 4:141-161; Gary Albrecht (ed). JAI Press Inc.;1994.
Rose-Graves G, MacDowell M. Implementing total quality management in long term care: Mapping out the road to quality. Journal of Long-Term Care Administration 1994;22(4):12-17.
de Kemp E, van Hout J, Glasser M. Screening for dementia and depression in an outpatient clinic. Psycholskoop (Dutch graduate student mental health journal) 1993;4:28-31.
Glasser M. Alzheimer’s disease and dementing disorders: Practices and experiences of rural physicians. American Journal of Alzheimer’s Care and Related Disorders and Research 1993;8:28-35.
MacDowell M, Lutz J. Application of epidemiology in the marketing and operations of managed care plans. Journal of Health Administration Education 1993;11(4):542-550.
Stearns J, Glasser M. How ambulatory care is different: A paradigm for teaching and practice. Medical Education 1993;27:35-40.
Stearns J, Glasser M, Miller B, Flach D, Cowen J. A longitudinal ambulatory care clerkship: Graduates’ reports on the effect on specialty choice and preparation for residency. Academic Medicine 1993;68 (supp):S37-S39.