Our Publications

Our work on this project, and our work to prepare for it, have been widely published in top peer-reviewed journals.

We are proud to present this list of selected relevant publications by our team.



Chien AT, Chin MH, Alexander GC, Tang H, Peek, ME.ÿPhysician Financial Incentives and Care for the Underserved in the United States.ÿAm J Manag Care. 2014;20(2):121-129

Raffel KE, Goddu AP, Peek ME.ÿ?I Kept Coming for the Love?: Enhancing the Retention of Urban African Americans in Diabetes Education.ÿDiabetes Educ. 2014 Feb 13.ÿdoi: 10.1177/0145721714522861

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. doi: 10.1007/s11892-013-0467-8.

Nundy S, Lu CE, Hogan P, Mishra A, Peek ME. Using Patient-Generated Health Data From Mobile Technologies for Diabetes Self-Management Support: Provider Perspectives From an Academic Medical Center.ÿJ Diabetes Sci Technol January 2014 8: 74-82, doi:10.1177/1932296813511727

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. 2014 Feb;33(2):265-72. doi: 10.1377/hlthaff.2013.0589.


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):616-23. doi: 10.1080/10410236.2012.710873

Nundy S, Dick JJ, Solomon MC, Peek ME. Developing a behavioral model for mobile phone-based diabetes interventions. Patient Educ Couns. 2013;90(1):125-32. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2012.09.008.


Nundy SN, Dick J, Hogan P, Lu CE, Soloman M, Bussie A, Goddu A, Chin MH, Peek ME.ÿUsing mobile health to support the Chronic Care Model: Developing an institutional initiative.ÿIntl J Telemedicine Appl. 2012;2012:871925. DOI: 10.1155/2012/871925.

Peek ME, Harmon SA, Scott SJ, Eder M, Roberson T, Tang H, Chin MH. Culturally tailoring patient education and communication skills training to empower African-Americans with diabetes. Translational Behavioral Medicine Volume 2, Number 3 (2012), 296-308, DOI: 10.1007/s13142-012-0125-8

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;172(1):23-31.

Peek ME, Wilkes, Roberson T, Goddu A, Nocon R, Tang H, Quinn MT, Bordenave K, Huang E, Chin MH. Early lessons from an initiative on Chicago?s South Side to reduce disparities in diabetes care and outcomes. Health Aff. 2012;31(1):177-186.



Beohar N, Davidson CJ, Massaro E, Srinivas E, Sansing VV, Zonszein J,ÿ Davis AM, Helmy T, Lopes N, Thomas SB, Brooks M, BARI 2D Study Group. The impact of race/ethnicity on baseline characteristics and the burden of coronary atherosclerosis in the Bypass Angioplasty Revascularization Investigation 2 Diabetes trial. Am Heart J. 2011;161(4):755-63.

Birnberg JM, Drum ML, Huang ES, Casalino LP, Lewis SE, Vable AM, Tang H, Quinn MT, Burnet DL, Summerfelt WT, Chin MH. Development of a safety net medical home scale for clinics. J Gen Intern Med. 2011;26(12):1418-25.

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. JNMA. 2011;103(3):269-77.

Chin MH, Goldmann D.ÿ Meaningful disparities reduction through research and translation programs.ÿ JAMA. 2011;305:404-405.

Choudhry S, McClinton-Powell L, Solomon M, Davis D, Lipton R, Darukhanavala, A, Steenes A, Selvaraj K, Gliessen K, Love L, Salahuddin R, Embil FK, Huo D, Chin MH, Quinn MT, Burnet DL.ÿ Power-up: a collaborative after-school program to prevent obesity in African-American children: Community policy brief.ÿ Progress in Community Health Partnerships. 2011;5.4:363-374.

Clark NM, Brenner J, Johnson P, Peek ME, Spoonhunter H, Walton J, Dodge J, Nelson B. Reducing disparities in diabetes: The Alliance Model for Health Care Improvements. Diabetes Spect. 2011;24(4):226-230.

Dick JJ, Nundy S, Solomon MC, Bishop KN, Chin MH, Peek ME.ÿ The feasibility and usability of a text-message-based program for diabetes self-management in an urban African-American population.ÿ J Diabetes SciTechnol. 2011;5(5):1246-54.

Peek ME, Chin MH, Tang H, Baker D, Wagner J. Self-reported racial discrimination in healthcare and diabetes outcomes. Med Care. 2011;49(7):618-625.

Peek ME, Nunez-Smith M, Drum M, Lewis TA. Adapting the everyday discrimination scale to medical settings: reliability and validity testing in a sample of African-American patients. Ethn Dis. 2011;21(4):502-509.

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;31(3):422-431.

Wilkes AE, Bordenave K, Vinci L, Peek ME. Addressing diabetes racial and ethnic disparities: lessons learned from quality improvement collaboratives. Diabetes Mgmt. 2011;1(6):653-660.

Baig AA, Wilkes AE, Davis AM, Peek ME, Huang ES, Bell DS, Chin MH. Reducing racial disparities in diabetes using quality improvement and health information technology approaches. Med Care Res Review. 2010;67:163S-197S.

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;67(5 Suppl):163S-197S.

Chin MH.ÿ Quality improvement implementation and disparities: the case of the Health Disparities Collaboratives.ÿ Med Care. 2010;48:688-675. Also published as Med Care. 2011;49 Suppl:S65-71 (Emerging Perspectives on Transformational Change Supplement).

Escobedo J, Rana JS, Lombardero MS, Albert SG, Davis AM, Kennedy FP, Mooradian AD, Robertson DG, Srinivas VS, Gebhart SS, BARI 2D Study Group. Albuminuria and duration of diabetes are related to myocardial dysfunction and peripheral arterial disease among patients with stable coronary artery disease in the BARI 2D Study.ÿ Mayo Clin Proc. 2010;85(1):41-6.

Peek ME, Odoms-Young A, Quinn MT, Gorawara-Bhat R, Wilson SC, Chin MH. Race and shared decision-making: perspectives of African-American patients with diabetes. Soc Sci Med. 2010;71:1-9.

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: A response to Bradby. Soc Sci Med. 2010;71:13-17.

Thomas SB, Sansing VV, Davis A, Magee M, Massaro E, Srinivas VS, Helmy T, Desvigne-Nickens P, Brooks MM; BARI 2D Study Group.ÿ Racial differences in the association between self-rated health status and objective clinical measures among participants in the BARI 2D Trial.ÿ Am J Pub Health.ÿ 2010;100(Suppl 1):S269-76.



Frye RL, August P, Brooks MM, et al (for the BARI 2D Study Group, including Davis AM). A randomized trial of therapies for type 2 diabetes and coronary artery disease. N Engl J Med. 2009;360:2503-15.

Peek ME, Wilson SC, Gorawara-Bhat R, Quinn MT, Odoms-Young A, Chin MH.ÿ Barriers and facilitators to shared decision-making among African-Americans with diabetes. J Gen Intern Med. 2009; 24:1135-1139.



Chin MH, Kirchhoff AC, Schlotthauer AE, Graber JE, Brown SES, Rimington A, Drum ML, Schaefer CT, Heuer L, Huang ES, Shook ME, Tang H, Casalino LP.ÿ Sustaining quality improvement in community health centers: perceptions of leaders and staff.ÿ J Ambul Care Manage. 2008;31:319-329.

Davis AM, Sawyer D, Vinci L.ÿ Potential of group visits in diabetes care. Clin Diab. 2008;26:58-62

Graber JE, Huang ES, Drum ML, Chin MH, Walters AE, Heuer L, Tang H, Schaefer CT, Quinn MT..ÿ Predicting changes in staff morale and burnout at community health centers participating in the Health Disparities Collaboratives.ÿ Health Serv Res. 2008 Aug;43(4):1403-23.

Huang ES, Brown SES, Zhang JX, Kirchhoff A, Schaeffer C, Casalino LP, Chin MH. The cost consequences of improving diabetes care: the community health center experience. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2008;34(3):138-146.

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;72:450-458.



Brown SES, Chin MH, Huang ES. Estimating the costs of quality improvement for outpatient health care organizations: a practical methodology.ÿ Qual Saf Health Care. 2007;16(4):248-251.

Chin MH, Walters AE, Cook SC, Huang ES.ÿ Interventions to reduce racial and ethnic disparities in health care. Med Care Res Rev. 2007;64:7S-28S.

Chin MH, Drum ML, Guillen M, Rimington A, Levie JR, Kirchhoff AC, Quinn MT, Schaefer CT.ÿ Improving and sustaining diabetes care in community health centers with the Health Disparities Collaboratives.ÿ Med Care. 2007;45:1135-1143.

Fisher T, Burnet DL, Huang ES, Chin MH, Cagney KA. Cultural leverage: interventions using culture to reduce racial disparities in health care. Med Care Res Rev. 2007;64:243S-282S.

Huang ES, Zhang Q, Brown SES, Drum M, Meltzer DO, Chin MH.ÿ The cost-effectiveness of improving diabetes care in U.S. federally-qualified community health centers.ÿ Health Serv Res. 2007;42(6 Pt 1):2174-2193.

Peek ME, Cargill A, Huang E. Diabetes health disparities: A systematic review of health care interventions. Med Care Res Rev. 2007;64(5):101S-156S.

Peek ME, Chin M. Care of community-dwelling racial/ethnic minority elders. In Munshi M, Lipsitz L, eds. Geriatrics Diabetes. New York: Taylor and Francis Group; 2007.



Burnet DL, Plaut AJ, Elliott LD, Quinn MT, Schwartz MA, Chin MH.ÿ Preventing diabetes in the clinical setting.ÿ J Gen Intern Med. 2006;21:84-93.

Cook S, Drum ML, Kirchhoff A, Jin L, Levie J, Harrison JF, Lippold SA, Schaefer CT, Chin MH.ÿ Providers? assessment of barriers to effective management of patients with hypertension and hyperlipidemia in community health centers.ÿ J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2006;17:70-85.



Chin MH, Cook S, Drum ML, Jin L, Guillen M, Humikowski CA, Koppert J, Harrison JF, Lippold S, Schaefer CT.ÿ Improving diabetes care in Midwest community health centers with the Health Disparities Collaborative.ÿ Diabetes Care. 2004;27:2-8.

Huang ES, Gleason S, Gaudette R, Cagliero E, Murphy-Sheehy P, Nathan DM, Singer DE, Meigs JB. Health care resource utilization associated with a diabetes center and a general medicine clinic. J Gen Intern Med. 2004;19(1):28-35.



Burnet D, Plaut A, Courtney R, Chin MH.ÿ Preventing type 2 diabetes in minority youth: a practical model and empirical evidence.ÿ Diab Educ. 2002;28:779-795.



Chin MH, Cook S, Jin L, Drum ML, Harrison JF, Koppert J, Thiel F, Harrand AG, Schaefer CT, Takashima HT, Chiu SC.ÿ Barriers to providing diabetes care in community health centers. Diabetes Care. 2001;24:268-274.

Quinn M, Cook S, Nash K, Chin MH.ÿ Addressing religion and spirituality in African Americans with diabetes. Diabetes Educ. 2001;27:643-655.



Chin MH, Auerbach SB, Cook S, Harrison JF, Koppert J, Jin L, Thiel F, Karrison TG, Harrand AG, Schaefer CT, Takashima HT, Egbert N, Chiu SC, McNabb WL.ÿ Quality of diabetes care in community health centers.ÿ Am J Public Health. 2000;90:431-434.

Chin MH, Polonsky TS, Thomas VD, Nerney MP.ÿ Developing a conceptual framework for understanding illness and attitudes in older, urban African Americans with diabetes. Diabetes Educ. 2000;26:439-449.



Chin MH, Zhang JX, Merrell K.ÿ Diabetes in the African-American Medicare population: morbidity, quality of care, and resource utilization.ÿ Diabetes Care. 1998;21:1090-1095.