Associate Chief and Director of Research, Section of General Internal Medicine
Marshall Chin, MD, MPH (Section of General Internal Medicine) is the Richard Parrillo Family Professor of Healthcare Ethics in the Department of Medicine and the Director of the Chicago Center for Diabetes Translation Research at the University of Chicago. Dr. Chin is a practicing general internist and national expert in improving diabetes care for vulnerable patients and reducing racial and ethnic disparities in healthcare. Together with Monica Peek, MD, MPH, he leads ”Improving Diabetes Care and Outcomes on the South Side of Chicago”, a multi-faceted initiative that incorporates culturally tailored patient education and empowerment, provider training in communication and behavioral change, a quality improvement collaborative with six clinics, and community partnerships.
Dr. Chin also leads an evaluation of implementation of the patient-centered medical home in 65 safety net clinics across five states. As Director of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Finding Answers: Disparities Research for Change National Program Office, he leads a major effort to reduce racial and ethnic disparities in healthcare by identifying effective interventions and helping organizations improve their ability to deliver equitable care. Dr. Chin serves as Associate Chief and Director of Research in the Section of General Internal Medicine, Associate Director of the MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, and Co-Director of the John A. Hartford Foundation Center of Excellence in Geriatrics. He has received the Society of General Internal Medicine Mid-Career Research Mentorship Award and the University of Chicago Department of Medicine Arthur Rubenstein Mentorship Award. Dr. Chin also serves on the Board of Directors of AcademyHealth, the CDC Community Preventive Services Task Force, the editorial board of the journal Health Services Research, and the National Advisory Committee of the RWJF Aligning Forces for Quality Program.
Recent News Stories
CCDTR researchers Deborah Burnet, MD, MAPP, Monica Peek, MD, MPH, Arshiya Baig, MD, MPH, and Marshall Chin, MD, MPH, (pictured left to right with Kirsta Suggs, Assoc. Director of Professional Development, Endocrine Society, and Sherri-Ann Burnett-Bowie, MD, MPH, Chair, Committee on Diversity and Inclusion, Endocrine Society) presented a panel “Diabetes Translational Research: Towards Eliminating Health […]
Marshall Chin, MD, MPH & Monica Peek, MD, MPH to co-direct program aimed at reducing disparities in diabetes care
December 13, 2017- Center Director Marshall Chin, MD, MPH & Associate Director Monica Peek, MD, MPH have been selected to co-direct the National Program Office for the “Bridging the Gap: Reducing Disparities in Diabetes Care” initiative. The program aims to improve access to diabetes care in underserved U.S. communities. To learn more about the University […]
October 16, 2017- CCDTR Director Marshall Chin, MD, MPH has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine for his contributions to medicine and health care. To learn more about Dr. Chin’s work, click here. Read more about his election here. Congratulations, Dr. Chin!
Dr. Marshall Chin presents on the South Side Diabetes Project at the University of Otago in New Zealand
July 28, 2017- Dr. Marshall Chin will leading a seminar today at the University of Otago in New Zealand. His presentation, “Improving Diabetes Outcomes and Nutrition in the African-American South Side of Chicago” will detail a multilevel intervention that addresses health disparities among African Americans on Chicago’s South Side. We are very excited to have […]
November 30, 2016 — The South Side Diabetes Project hosted its 5th Annual Diabetes Cook Off Contest at Washburne Culinary Institute at Kennedy King College on November 15, 2014. Hosted annually by the South Side Diabetes Project during National Diabetes Month, the cook off is a live competition judged by a panel of food, health, […]
April 29, 2015 – Findings from CCDTR investigator Dr. Arshiya Baig’s Picture Good Health study were just published online by the Journal of General Internal Medicine. The Picture Good Health program is a church-based diabetes education program for Latinos with diabetes which was tested in a randomized controlled pilot study in collaboration with the Little […]
April 27, 2015 – Last week, several CCDTR investigators and staff attended the annual meeting of the Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM) in Toronto, ON, Canada. CCDTR-affiliated investigators presenting and/or facilitating workshops at the meeting included Jennifer Cooper and Drs. Sara Baghikar, Arshiya Baig, Alyna Chien, Marshall Chin, Scott Cook, Elbert Huang, Monica Peek, […]
CCDTR Director Marshall Chin writes editorial for the New England Journal of Medicine, interviewed by The Atlantic
December 15, 2014 – An editorial written by CCDTR Director Dr. Marshall Chin was published in the December 11 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM). The editorial is entitled “How to Achieve Health Equity.” On December 10, James Hamblin published an article in The Atlantic entitled “Medicine’s Unrelenting Race Gap” for which […]
December 2, 2014 – Yesterday, CCDTR staff member Nyahne Bergeron represented the South Side Diabetes team in presenting their work at the 2014 Minority Health & Health Disparities Grantees’ Conference of the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities. The poster she presented was entitled “Integrating multi-level interventions to improve diabetes care and outcomes”. […]
December 2, 2014 – In observance of National Diabetes Month, the South Side Diabetes Project hosted its 3rd Annual Diabetes Cook Off Contest at Washburne Culinary Institute at Kennedy King College on November 15, 2014. This contest is an opportunity for amateur cooks from the community to compete and share great tasting, healthy recipes and […]
CCDTR Director Dr. Marshall Chin Speaks During Press Briefing by the Alliance to Reduce Disparities in Diabetes
November 26, 2014 – Last Thursday, CCDTR Director Dr. Marshall Chin spoke during a briefing held by the Merck Foundation’s Alliance to Reduce Disparities in Diabetes to examine the breadth and results of the Alliance’s work to transform primary care delivery and improve access to quality diabetes care. Briefing participants heard from leaders from Alliance […]
November 24, 2014 – CCDTR investigator Emily Laflamme and CCDTR Associate Director Dr. Monica Peek presented their poster at the 2014 meeting of the American Public Health Association. Their poster described the collaboration between the Chicago Department of Public Health and our Center. Dr. Monica Peek and Emily Laflamme with their CDPH-UC poster at the […]
November 20, 2014 – Yesterday, the Huffington Post Blog published a joint commentary written by CCDTR Associate Director Dr. Monica Peek, Chicago Department of Public Health Commissioner Bechara Choucair, and CCDTR Director Dr. Marshall Chin. Click here to read the blog post.
‘Science Life’ Features CCDTR Investigator Dr. Neda Laiteerapong’s Study About Disparities in Quality of Care Among Patients with Diabetes
November 10, 2014 – University of Chicago blog Science Life interviews Dr. Neda Laiteerapong about the findings of a study looking at racial disparities in quality of care among adult patients with diabetes. — Standard measures of diabetes care in the US could be masking greater racial disparities Click here to view the original study published […]
Picture Good Health and South Side Diabetes Projects Featured in UCM’s 2013 Community Benefit Report
November 3, 2014 – The Community Benefit Report for University of Chicago Medicine’s 2013 fiscal year was just released. CCDTR investigator Dr. Arshiya Baig and her Picture Good Health / Imagínate Una Buena Salud program were highlighted on pages six and seven of the report. The Picture Good Health program provides church-based diabetes education to […]
October 21, 2014 – CCDTR Director Marshall Chin was recently quoted in several news articles about a recent Dartmouth Atlas report. This report showed that African Americans with diabetes have higher rates of leg amputation than whites. Click here to read the Reuters article in which Dr. Chin was extensively quoted.
October 16, 2014 – The journal Medical Care recently announced a special supplement issue focused on the Safety Net Medical Home Initiative (SNMHI), a five year effort to transform safety net primary care providers in five states into high functioning patient centered medical homes (PCMHs). The PCMH is widely-advocated new model of primary care and […]
September 9, 2014 – Yesterday, the journal Health Affairs released videos about patient engagement that they produced in partnership with the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). The three videos describe ways in which patients and practitioners make health care decisions in a patient-engaged manner. UCM’s mobile texting program, developed by a team of investigators including […]
August 1, 2014 – CCDTR Director Dr. Marshall Chin was interviewed for an article in Healthcare Informatics about the benefits of collecting race, ethnicity and language data, including the ability to use the data to identify where disparities exist in healthcare. Click here to read the article.
July 21, 2014 – Minnesota Public Radio‘s The Daily Circuit recently invited CCDTR and Finding Answers Director Dr. Marshall Chin to discuss the state of health disparities at the national level. Dr. Chin was joined by Minnesota Health Commissioner Ed Ehlinger, and Cara James, PhD, director of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ Office […]
May 23, 2014 – Yesterday, CCDTR Director Marshall Chin was in Memphis to give the keynote address “Cracking the Code To ‘Real’ Health Equity” at the Healthy Memphis Common Table Annual Meeting. He also gave an interview about reducing health disparities among minority populations for the “Live at 9” news show, a Memphis CBS affiliate. […]
CCDTR’s Text-Messaging Program Featured in Newsletter of The Alliance to Reduce Disparities in Diabetes
May 13, 2014 – The South Side Diabetes project’s text-messaging program was featured in Volume 13 of this year’s newsletters by The Alliance to Reduce Disparities in Diabetes. The newsletter was entitled “Using Cell Phone Technology to Improve Diabetes Care and Outcomes in Chicago.” Download the newsletter here. Access the Health Affairs publication mentioned in […]
April 30, 2014 – The Health Affairs blog has published a post written by CCDTR Director Marshall Chin which is entitled “Beyond Access: High Quality Care for All.” In the short piece, Dr. Chin mentions Denver Health, and links to a video relating to the Finding Answers program. He also mentions the South Side Diabetes […]
Neda Laiteerapong and other CCDTR investigators publish important article in the high-profile journal Health Services Research
April 28, 2014 – CCDTR Investigator Neda Laiteerapong and other CCDTR investigators co-authored a paper that was published today in the journal Health Services Research. Their two-year study found that patients who seek care at federally funded health centers in the U.S. utilize the health care system less than patients who get their primary care […]
April 2, 2014 – CONGRATULATIONS to CCDTR Director Dr. Marshall Chin on his election as President of the Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM)! It is a great honor to lead the premier professional organization for academic general internists across the country. SGIM does so much to promote careers in General Medicine; improve teaching, research […]
March 31, 2014 – CCDTR Director Marshall Chin and Associate Director Monica Peek appeared in an article entitled “Separate but Unequal: The Disparities of Diabetes” in the March 2014 issue of Endocrine News, the leading magazine for endocrinologists. The article described the diabetes disparities that exist among minority populations and mentioned various interventions and initiatives […]
February 24, 2014 – CCDTR Director Marshall Chin is nearing the end of a national radio tour with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Finding Answers program that started in January and will end in March. The tour is entitled: How Can We Make Sure That Disparities in Health Care Improve Under the Affordable Care Act? […]
January 2014 – Every Thursday in October, November, and December of 2013, the Improving Diabetes Care and Outcomes on the South Side of Chicago project aired on CAN TV to talk about diabetes education and prevention. The 13-week 30-minute show was hosted by Jacinda Lockett and featured various guests, including CCDTR investigators Drs. Monica Peek […]
January 2, 2014 – On December 31, 2013, CCDTR Director Marshall Chin appeared in a post written by Lee-Lee Prina for the Health Affairs GrantWatch Blog. The post was entitled “Expanding the Health Care Workforce in the States; Clinics Partnering with the Community to Improve Diabetes Care” and reported on a webinar which took place […]
November 2013 – In observance of National Diabetes Month, the Improving Diabetes Care and Outcomes on the South Side of Chicago project (aka the South Side Diabetes Project) hosted its 2nd Annual Diabetes Cook Off Contest at the Washburne Culinary Institute. The cook off was an opportunity for ordinary cooks to compete and share their […]
‘Science Life’ Features the Diabetes and Aging Study and its recent findings on quality of life among older adults with diabetes
June 2013 – University of Chicago blog Science Life interviews Dr. Neda Laiteerapong about the Diabetes and Aging Study’s most recent findings about health-related quality of life among older adults with diabetes. — A Level Playing Field for Seniors with Diabetes
CCDTR Investigators Marshall Chin and Arshiya Baig Receive Distinguished Faculty Awards by the University of Chicago
June 25, 2013 – CCDTR Director Dr. Marshall Chin, MD, MPH won a Senior Distinguished Educator and Mentor Award for excellence in mentorship in general medicine and public health. CCDTR Investigator Dr. Arshiya Baig, MD, MPH won the Junior Award for Distinguished Community Service and Advocacy. The FAC Distinguished Faculty Award Winners were selected from […]
January 2013 – Drs. Marshall Chin and Monica Peek speak on WBBM News Radio about the South Side Diabetes program. – Program to Fight Diabetes on South Side Touted as Model
South Side Diabetes Program Hosts Its First Annual Diabetes Cook-Off and is Featured on The Jacinda Show
November 2012 – In observance of 2012’s National Diabetes Awareness Month, the South Side Diabetes team invited patients and community members to submit healthy recipes for the 1st Annual Diabetes Cook-Off. Twelve finalists were chosen to compete in a Top Chef-style competition at the Washburne Culinary Institute at Kennedy King College. Each finalist had an […]
South Side Diabetes program, health centers and Walgreens team up to create food prescriptions to promote healthy eating
August 2012 – The Improving Diabetes Care and Outcomes on the South Side of Chicago project partners with community clinics and Walgreens to provide patients healthy, affordable food options on Chicago’s South Side through food prescriptions. Read more about the new partnership here.
August 2012 – Dr. Marshall Chin was named the endowed Richard Parillo Family Professor in Healthcare Ethics.
July 2012 – A CCDTR study showed that clinics that function as a patient-centered medical home (PCMH) face higher operating costs. While primary care practices across the country are being asked to implement the PCMH model, little research had shown how the model would affect clinic costs and the limited existing research showed mixed results. […]
March 2012 – AAFP News highlights CCDTR study results showing that the patient-centered medical home is associated with higher morale and job satisfaction, but also risk of provider burnout. The study is from the Transforming Safety Net Clinics into Patient-Centered Medical Homes Evaluation Project (PI: Dr. Marshall Chin) and was published in the journal Archives […]
Recent CCDTR Publications
Vela MB, Chin MH, Press VG. Advocacy Training as a Complement to Instruction About Health Disparities. Acad Med. 2016 Apr;91(4):449. doi: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000001109. PubMed PMID: 27023188; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4817371.
Volerman A, Chin MH, Press VG. Solutions for Asthma Disparities. Pediatrics. 2017 Mar;139(3). pii: e20162546. doi: 10.1542/peds.2016-2546. Epub 2017 Feb 22. PubMed PMID: 28228500; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5330398.
Gunter KE, Nocon RS, Gao Y, Casalino LP, Chin MH. Medical Home Characteristics and Quality of Diabetes Care in Safety Net Clinics. J Community Health. 2017 Apr;42(2):303-311. doi: 10.1007/s10900-016-0256-9. PubMed PMID: 27659297; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5337437.
Chin MH. Movement Advocacy, Personal Relationships, and Ending Health Care Disparities. J Natl Med Assoc. 2017 Spring;109(1):33- 35. doi: 10.1016/j.jnma.2016.11.003. Epub 2016 Dec 1. PubMed PMID: 28259213.
Sathe NA, Nocon RS, Hughes B, Peek ME, Chin MH, Huang ES. The costs of participating in a diabetes quality improvement collaborative: variation among 5 clinics.Joint Comm J Quality Safety. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2016 Jan; 42(1): 18–25. PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4861630
Chin MH. Using patient race, ethnicity, and language data to achieve health equity. JGen Intern Med. 2015 Jun;30(6):703-5. PubMed PMID: 25722093; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4441661
Shi L, Lock DC, Lee DC, Lebrun-Harris LA, Chin MH, Chidambaran P, Nocon RS, Zhu J,Sripipatana A. Patient-centered Medical Home capability and clinical performance in HRSA-supported health centers. Med Care. 2015 May;53(5):389-95. PubMed PMID: 25793267. PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4530496
Lu CY, Vinci LM, Quinn MT, Wilkes AE, Chin MH, Peek ME. Using feedback to change primary care physician behavior. J Ambul Care Manage. 2015 Apr-Jun;38(2):118-24.PubMed PMID: 25748260; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4356021
Birken SA, Lee SY, Weiner BJ, Chin MH, Chiu M, Schaefer CT. From strategy to action:how top managers’ support increases middle managers’ commitment to innovation implementation in health care organizations. Health Care Manage Rev. 2015 Apr-Jun;40(2):159-68. PubMed PMID: 24566252; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4141032.
Karter AJ, Laiteerapong N, Chin MH, Moffet HH, Parker MM, Sudore R, Adams AS,Schillinger D, Adler NS, Whitmer RA, Piette JD, Huang ES. Ethnic Differences in Geriatric Conditions and Diabetes Complications Among Older, Insured Adults With Diabetes: The Diabetes and Aging Study. J Aging Health. 2015 Feb 5;PubMed PMID:25659747; NIHMSID: 663495; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4430190
Laiteerapong N, Fairchild PC, Chou CH, Chin MH, Huang ES. Revisiting Disparities inQuality of Care Among US Adults With Diabetes in the Era of Individualized Care,NHANES 2007-2010. Med Care. 2015 Jan;53(1):25-31. PubMed PMID: 25373405;PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4394649.
Goddu AP, Roberson TS, Raffel KE, Chin MH, Peek ME. Food Rx: a community-university partnership to prescribe healthy eating on the South Side of Chicago. J Prev Interv Community. 2015;43(2):148-62. PubMed PMID: 25898221; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4416784
Peek ME, Ferguson MJ, Roberson TP, Chin MH. Putting theory into practice: a case study of diabetes-related behavioral change interventions on Chicago’s South Side.Health Promot Pract. 2014 Nov;15(2 Suppl):40S-50S. PubMed PMID: 25359248;PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4217132.
Nocon RS, Gao Y, Gunter KE, Jin J, Casalino LP, Quinn MT, Derrett S, Summerfelt WT, Huang ES, Lee SM, Chin MH. Associations between medical home characteristics and support for patient activation in the safety net: understanding differences by race,ethnicity, and health status. Med Care. 2014 Nov;52(11 Suppl 4):S48-55. PubMed PMID: 25310638; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4232369
Chin MH, Goddu AP, Ferguson MJ, Peek ME. Expanding and sustaining integrated health care-community efforts to reduce diabetes disparities. Health Promot Pract. 2014Nov;15(2 Suppl):29S-39S. PubMed PMID: 25359247; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4415354
Burnet D, Gunter KE, Nocon RS, Gao Y, Jin J, Fairchild P, Chin MH. Medical home characteristics and the pediatric patient experience. Med Care. 2014 Nov;52(11 Suppl4):S56-63. PubMed PMID: 25310639; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4197078.
Nundy S, Dick JJ, Chou CH, Nocon RS, Chin MH, Peek ME. Mobile phone diabetes project led to improved glycemic control and net savings for Chicago plan participants.Health Aff (Millwood). 2014 Feb;33(2):265-72. PubMed PMID: 24493770; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4034376
Chien AT, Chin MH, Alexander GC, Tang H, Peek ME. Physician financial incentives and care for the underserved in the United States. Am J Manag Care. 2014Feb;20(2):121-9. PubMed PMID: 24738530; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4110893
Shega JW, Andrew M, Kotwal A, Lau DT, Herr K, Ersek M, Weiner DK, Chin MH, DaleW. Relationship between persistent pain and 5-year mortality: a population-based prospective cohort study. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2013 Dec;61(12):2135-41. PubMed PMID:24320761; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4140782
Clarke AR, Goddu AP, Nocon RS, Stock NW, Chyr LC, Akuoko JA, Chin MH. Thirty years of disparities intervention research: what are we doing to close racial and ethnic gaps in health care?. Med Care. 2013 Nov;51(11):1020-6. PubMed PMID: 24128746;PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3826431
Saunders MR, Chin MH. Variation in dialysis quality measures by facility, neighborhood,and region. Med Care. 2013 May;51(5):413-7. PubMed PMID: 23579351; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3651911.
Birken SA, Lee SY, Weiner BJ, Chin MH, Schaefer CT. Improving the effectiveness of health care innovation implementation: middle managers as change agents. Med Care Res Rev. 2013 Feb;70(1):29-45. PubMed PMID: 22930312; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3727966.
Golden SH, Brown A, Cauley JA, Chin MH, Gary-Webb TL, Kim C, Sosa JA, Sumner AE, Anton B. Health disparities in endocrine disorders: biological, clinical, and nonclinical factors–an Endocrine Society scientific statement. J Clin Endocrinol Metab.2012 Sep;97(9):E1579-639. PubMed PMID: 22730516; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3431576.
Peek ME, Tang H, Alexander GC, Chin MH. National prevalence of lifestyle counseling or referral among African-Americans and whites with diabetes. J Gen Intern Med. 2008Nov;23(11):1858-64. PubMed PMID: 18683005; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC258569
Baig AA, Benitez A, Locklin CA, Gao Y, Lee SM, Quinn MT, Solomon MC, Sánchez-Johnsen L, Burnet DL, Chin MH, Little Village Community Advisory Board. Picture Good Health: A Church-Based Self-Management Intervention Among Latino Adults with Diabetes. J Gen Intern Med. 2015 Apr 29. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 25920468
Baig AA, Locklin CA, Campbell A, Schaefer CT, Heuer LJ, Lee SM, Solomon MC, Quinn MT, Vargas JM, Burnet DL, Chin MH. Community health center access to resources for their patients with diabetes. J Immigr Minor Health. 2014 Jun; 16(3): 553-8. PMCID: PMC3825829
Baig AA, Benitez A, Locklin CA, Campbell A, Schaefer CT, Heuer LJ, Lee SM, Solomon MC, Quinn MT, Burnet DL, Chin MH. Community Health Center Provider and Staff’s Spanish Language Ability and Cultural Awareness. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2014 May; 25(2): 527-45. PMCID: PMC4128238
Laiteerapong N, Kirby J, Gao Y, Yu TC, Sharma R, Nocon R, Lee SM, Chin MH, Nathan AG, Ngo-Metzger Q, Huang ES. Health care utilization and receipt of preventive care for patients seen at federally funded health centers compared to other sites of primary care. Health Serv Res. 2014 Apr 30. PMID: 24779670. PMCID: PMC4177342 [Available on 2015-10-01]
Peek ME, Ferguson M, Bergeron N, Maltby D, Chin MH. Integrated community-healthcare diabetes interventions to reduce disparities. Curr Diab Rep. 2014 Mar; 14(3): 467. PMCID: PMC3956046
Baig AA, Locklin CA, Wilkes AE, Oborski DD, Acevedo JC, Gorawara-Bhat R, Quinn MT, Burnet DL, Chin MH. Integrating diabetes self-management interventions for Mexican-Americans into the Catholic Church setting. J Relig Health. 2014 Feb; 53(1): 105–118. PMCID: PMC3430816
Laiteerapong N, Karter AJ, John PM, Schillinger D, Moffet HH, Liu JY, Adler N, Chin MH, Huang ES. Ethnic differences in quality of life in insured older adults with diabetes mellitus in an integrated delivery system. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2013 Jul; 61(7): 1103-10. PMCID: PMC3714321
Wilkes AE, John PM, Vable AM, Campbell A, Heuer L, Schaefer C, Vinci L, Drum ML, Chin MH, Quinn MT, Burnet DL. Combating Obesity at Community Health Centers (COACH): A Quality Improvement Collaborative for Weight Management Programs. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2013; 24(2 Suppl): 47-60. PMCID: PMC3750964
Quinn MT, Gunter KE, Nocon RS, Lewis SE, Vable AM, Tang H, Park SY, Casalino LP, Huang ES, Birnberg J, Burnet DL, Summerfelt WT, Chin MH. Undergoing transformation to the patient-centered medical home in safety net health centers: Perspectives from the front lines. Ethn Dis. 2013 Summer; 23(3): 356–362. PMCID: PMC3740439
Peek ME, Gorawara-Bhat R, Quinn MT, Odoms-Young A, Wilson SC, Chin MH. Patient trust in physicians and shared decision-making among African-Americans with diabetes. Health Commun. 2013; 28(6): 616–623. PMCID: PMC3766485
Nundy S, Dick JJ, Goddu A, Hogan P, Lu E, Solomon MC, Bussie A, Chin MH, Peek ME. Using mobile health to support the chronic care model: Developing an institutional initiative. Int J Telemed Appl. 2012; 2012: 871925. PMCID: PMC3523146
Peek ME, Harmon S, Scott S, Eder M, Roberson TS, Tang H, Chin MH. Culturally tailoring patient education and communication skills training to empower African-Americans with diabetes. Transl Behav Med. 2012 Sep; 2(3): 296-308. PMCID: PMC3717912
Cook SC, Goddu AP, Clarke AR, Nocon RS, McCullough KW, Chin MH. Lessons for reducing disparities in regional quality improvement efforts. Am J Manag Care. 2012 Sep; 18(6 Suppl): s102-5. PMCID: PMC3732453
Baig AA, Locklin CA, Wilkes AE, Oborski DD, Acevedo JC, Gorawara-Bhat R, Quinn MT, Burnet DL, Chin MH. “One can learn from other people’s experiences”: Latino adults’ preferences for peer-based diabetes interventions. Diabetes Educ. 2012 Sep; 38(5): 733–741. PMCID: PMC3480219
Chin MH, Clarke AR, Nocon RS, Casey AA, Goddu AP, Keesecker NM, Cook SC. A roadmap and best practices for organizations to reduce racial and ethnic disparities in health care. J Gen Intern Med. 2012 Aug; 27(8): 992–1000. PMCID: PMC3403142
Nocon RS, Sharma R, Birnberg JM, Ngo-Metzger Q, Lee SM, Chin MH. Association between patient-centered medical home rating and operating cost at federally funded health centers. JAMA. 2012 Jul 4; 308(1): 60-6. PMCID: PMC3740269
Peek ME, Wilkes AE, Roberson TS, Goddu AP, Nocon RS, Tang H, Quinn MT, Bordenave KK, Huang ES, Chin MH. Early lessons from an initiative on Chicago’s south side to reduce disparities in diabetes care and outcomes. Health Aff (Millwood). 2012 Jan; 31(1): 177-86. PMCID: PMC3697906
Lewis SE, Nocon RS, Tang H, Park SY, Vable AM, Casalino LP, Huang ES, Quinn MT, Burnet DL, Summerfelt WT, Birnberg JM, Chin MH. Patient-centered medical home characteristics and staff morale in safety net clinics. Arch Intern Med. 2012 Jan 9; 172(1): 23-31. PMCID: PMC3752653 [The first and second authors made equal contributions to the research]
Laiteerapong N, Huang ES, Chin MH. Prioritization of care in adults with diabetes and comorbidity. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2011 Dec; 1243: 69–87. PMCID: PMC3292541
Birnberg JM, Drum ML, Huang ES, Casalino LP, Lewis S, Vable AM, Tang H, Quinn MT, Burnet DL, Summerfelt T, Chin MH. Development of a safety net medical home scale in clinics. J Gen Intern Med. 2011 Dec; 26(12): 1418–1425. PMCID: PMC3235610
Choudry S, Solomon M, Davis D, Lipton R, Darukhanavala A, Steenes A, Selvaraj K, Gliessen K, Love L, Salahuddin R, McClinton-Powell L, Embil FK, Huo D, Chin MH, Quinn MT, Burnet DL. Power-Up: A collaborative after-school program to prevent obesity in African American children. Prog Community Health Partnersh. 2011 Winter; 5(4): 363-73. PMCID: PMC3601906
Dick JJ, Nundy S, Solomon MC, Bishop KN, Chin MH, Peek ME. Feasibility and usability of a text-message-based program for diabetes self-management in an urban African-American population. J Diabetes Sci Technol. 2011 Sep; 5(5): 1246–1254. PMCID: PMC3208889
Peek ME, Wagner J, Tang H, Baker D, Chin MH. Self-reported racial/ethnic discrimination in healthcare and diabetes outcomes. Med Care. 2011 Jul; 49(7): 618–625. PMCID: PMC3339627
Peek ME, Tang H, Cargill A, Chin MH. Are there racial differences in patients’ shared decision-making preferences and behaviors among patients with diabetes? Med Decis Making. 2011 May-Jun; 31(3): 422–431. PMCID: PMC3482118
Vable AM, Drum ML, Tang H, Chin MH, Lindau ST, Huang ES. Implications of the new definition of diabetes for health disparities. J Natl Med Assoc. 2011 Mar; 103(3): 219–223. PMCID: PMC3401566
Burnet DL, Plaut AJ, Wolf SA, Huo D, Solomon MC, Dekayie G, Quinn MT, Lipton R, Chin MH. Reach-Out: A family-based diabetes prevention program for African American youth. J Natl Med Assoc. 2011 Mar; 103(3): 269-77. PMID: 21671531
Chien AT, Kirchhoff AC, Schaefer CT, Huang ES, Brown SE, Heuer L, Graber J, Tang H, Casalino LP, Chin MH. Positive and negative spillovers of the Health Disparities Collaboratives in federally qualified health centers: staff perceptions. Med Care. 2010 Dec; 48(12): 1050-6. PMID: 20966782
Baig AA, Wilkes AE, Davis AM, Peek ME, Huang ES, Bell DS, Chin MH. The use of quality improvement and health information technology approaches to improve diabetes outcomes in African American and Hispanic patients. Med Care Res Rev. 2010 Oct; 67(5 Suppl): 163S–197S. PMCID: PMC3144751
Peek ME, Odoms-Young A, Quinn MT, Gorawara-Bhat R, Wilson SC, Chin MH. Racism in healthcare: Its relationship to shared decision-making and health disparities: Response to Bradby. Soc Sci Med. 2010 Jul; 71(1): 13–17. PMCID: PMC3244674
Peek ME, Odoms-Young A, Quinn MT, Gorawara-Bhat R, Wilson SC, Chin MH. Race and shared decision-making: Perspectives of African-Americans with diabetes. Soc Sci Med. 2010 Jul; 71(1): 1–9. PMCID: PMC2885527
Peek ME, Wilson ST, Gorawara-Bhat R, Odoms-Young A, Quinn MT, Chin MH. Barriers and facilitators to shared decision-making among African-Americans with diabetes. J Gen Intern Med. 2009 Oct; 24(10): 1135–1139. PMCID: PMC2762499
Zhang JX, Huang ES, Drum ML, Kirchhoff AC, Schlichting JA, Schaefer CT, Heuer LJ, Chin MH. Insurance status and quality of diabetes care in community health centers. Am J Public Health. 2009 April; 99(4): 742–747. PMCID: PMC2661469
Chin MH, Kirchhoff AC, SchlotthauerAE, Graber JE, Brown SES, Rimington A, Drum ML, Schaefer CT, Heuer LJ, Huang ES, Shook ME, Tang H, Casalino LP. Sustaining Quality Improvement in Community Health Centers: Perceptions of Leaders and Staff. J Ambul Care Manage. 2008; 31(4): 319–329. PMCID: PMC2659650
Gorawara-Bhat R, Huang ES, Chin MH. Communicating with older diabetes patients: Self-management and social comparison. Patient Educ Couns. 2008 Sep; 72(3): 411–417. PMCID: PMC3723802
Peek ME, Quinn MT, Gorawara-Bhat R, Odoms-Young A, Wilson SC, Chin MH. How is shared decision-making defined among African-Americans with diabetes? Patient Educ Couns. 2008 Sep; 72(3): 450–458. PMCID: PMC3339628
Graber JE, Huang ES, Drum ML, Chin MH, Walters AE, Heuer L, Tang H, Schaefer CT, Quinn MT. Predicting changes in staff morale and burnout at community health centers participating in the health disparities collaboratives. Health Serv Res. 2008 Aug; 43(4): 1403–1423. PMCID: PMC2517268
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