Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

Year Title Altmetric
2018 Differential Impact of Hospital and Community Factors on Medicare Readmission Penalties.Health Services Research.  53:4416-4436. 2018
2018 Red blood cell transfusion therapy for sickle cell patients with frequent painful events.Medical and Pediatric Oncology.  65:e27423. 2018
2018 Impact of Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act on Costs and Utilization in Alabama's Children's Health Insurance Program.Ambulatory Pediatrics2018
2018 Market and organizational factors associated with hospital vertical integration into sub-acute care.Health Care Management Review2018
2018 The Effectiveness of a Comprehensive Wellness Assessment on Medication Adherence in a Medicare Advantage Plan Diabetic Population.Journal of Healthcare Management.  63:132-141. 2018
2018 WIC Cash Value Voucher Redemption Behavior in Jefferson County, Alabama, and Its Association With Fruit and Vegetable Consumption.American Journal of Health Promotion.  32:325-333. 2018
2018 Assessing the Impact of Case Management on Medicaid Clients with Chronic Diseases.Journal of Health and Social Policy.  33:215-225. 2018
2018 Teaching Statistics for Health Services Administration in a Blended Executive FormatJournal of Health Administration Education2018
2017 The Benefit of Early Preventive Dental Care for Children-Reply.JAMA Pediatrics.  171:918-919. 2017
2017 Freestanding Emergency Departments Are Associated With Higher Medicare Costs: A Longitudinal Panel Data Analysis.INQUIRY: The Journal of Health Care Organization, Provision, and Financing.  54:46958017727106. 2017
2017 Hospitals' use of hospitalists: Implications for financial performance.Health Care Management Review2017
2017 Chronic Conditions and Self-Reported Health in a Medicare Advantage Plan Population.Population Health Management.  20:132-138. 2017
2017 Associations between participation in family activities and adolescent school problems.Child: Care, Health and Development.  43:361-368. 2017
2017 An assessment of the CHIP/Medicaid quality measure for ADHD.American Journal of Managed Care.  23:e1-e9. 2017
2017 Is Access to and Use of Primary Care Practices that Patients Perceive as Having Essential Qualities of a Patient-Centered Medical Home Associated With Positive Patient Experience? Empirical Evidence From a U.S. Nationally Representative Sample.Journal for Healthcare Quality.  39:4-14. 2017
2017 Outcomes Associated With Early Preventive Dental Care Among Medicaid-Enrolled Children in Alabama.JAMA Pediatrics.  171:335-341. 2017
2017 Perceived Barriers and Facilitators of Farm-to-Consumer Retail Outlet Use Among Participants of the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) in Alabama.Journal of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition.  12:237-250. 2017
2016 Preventive Dental Care and Long-Term Dental Outcomes among ALL Kids Enrollees.Health Services Research.  51:2242-2257. 2016
2016 Does electronic health record use improve hospital financial performance? Evidence from panel data.Health Care Management Review.  41:267-274. 2016
2016 Farm-to-Consumer Retail Outlet Use, Fruit and Vegetable Intake, and Obesity Status among WIC Program Participants in Alabama.Health values.  40:446-454. 2016
2016 Contextual factors associated with hospitals' decision to operate freestanding emergency departments.Health Care Management Review.  42:269-279. 2016
2016 The Influence of Respondent Characteristics on the Validity of Self-Reported Survey Responses.Health Services Research.  51:937-952. 2016
2016 Impact Of Changing An Urban Environment On Pediatric Obesity Rates: Evidence From A Quasi-experiment: 2422 Board #3 June 3, 9: 30 AM - 11: 30 AM.Medicine and science in sports.  48:664. 2016
2016 Is Access to and Use of Patient Perceived Patient-Centered Medical Homes Associated With Reduced Nonurgent Emergency Department Use?American Journal of Medical Quality.  32:246-253. 2016
2016 Urban Park Development and Pediatric Obesity Rates: A Quasi-Experiment Using Electronic Health Record Data.International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.  13:411. 2016
2016 Improvement in Oral Diabetes Medication Adherence after a Comprehensive Wellness Assessment in a Dual Eligible Population.Population Health Management.  19:405-413. 2016
2016 Decomposing Racial Disparities in Obesity Prevalence: Variations in Retail Food Environment.American Journal of Preventive Medicine.  50:365-372. 2016
2016 The Great Recession of 2007-2009 and Public Insurance Coverage for Children in Alabama: Enrollment and Claims Data from 1999-2011.Public Health Reports.  131:348-356. 2016
2016 Initial Impacts of the Patient Care Networks of Alabama Initiative.Health Services Research.  51:146-166. 2016
2016 Health Expenditure Concentration and Characteristics of High-Cost Enrollees in CHIP.INQUIRY: The Journal of Health Care Organization, Provision, and Financing.  53. 2016
2015 New Pathways From Short Sleep to Obesity? Associations Between Short Sleep and "Secondary" Eating and Drinking Behavior.American Journal of Health Promotion.  31:181-188. 2015
2015 A systematic review of the association between family meals and adolescent risk outcomes.Journal of Adolescence.  44:134-149. 2015
2015 Can Nonurgent Emergency Department Care Costs be Reduced? Empirical Evidence from a U.S. Nationally Representative Sample.Journal of Emergency Medicine.  49:347-354. 2015
2015 Disparities in the Availability of Farmers Markets in the United States.Environmental Justice.  8:135-143. 2015
2015 Adverse Selection in the Children's Health Insurance Program.INQUIRY: The Journal of Health Care Organization, Provision, and Financing.  52. 2015
2015 The impact of the State Children's Health Insurance Program's unborn child ruling expansions on foreign-born Latina prenatal care and birth outcomes, 2000-2007.Maternal and Child Health Journal.  19:1464-1471. 2015
2015 Enrollment, expenditures, and utilization after CHIP expansion: evidence from Alabama.Ambulatory Pediatrics.  15:258-266. 2015
2015 The impact of texting bans on motor vehicle crash-related hospitalizations.American Journal of Public Health.  105:859-865. 2015
2015 The Effect of Telemedicine on Access to Acute Stroke Care in Texas: The Story of Age Inequalities.Stroke Research and Treatment.  2015:813493. 2015
2015 The cash conversion cycle and profitability: A study of hospitals in the state of WashingtonJournal of Health Care Finance.  41. 2015
2015 Weighing the Evidence of Common Beliefs in Obesity Research.CRC critical reviews in food science and nutrition.  55:2014-2053. 2015
2014 The influence of gender, age, education and household size on meal preparation and food shopping responsibilities.Public Health Nutrition.  17:2061-2070. 2014
2014 Vulnerable Youth and Transitions to AdulthoodNew Directions for Adult and Continuing Education.  2014:29-38. 2014
2014 Impact of texting laws on motor vehicular fatalities in the United States.American Journal of Public Health.  104:1370-1377. 2014
2014 The relationships between access to and use of a patient-centered medical home and healthcare utilization and costs: A cohort study using Medical Expenditure Panel Survey data from 2007 to 2010Health Services Management Research.  27:70-81. 2014
2014 Using the Oaxaca-Blinder decomposition as an empirical tool to analyze racial disparities in obesity.Obesity Research.  22:1750-1755. 2014
2014 A silver lining to higher prices at the pump? Gasoline prices and teen driving behaviors.American Journal of Health Promotion.  28:146-154. 2014
2014 Can increases in CHIP copayments reduce program expenditures on prescription drugs?Medicare & medicaid research review.  4. 2014
2014 Can increases in CHIP copayments reduce program expenditures on prescription drugs?Medicare & medicaid research review.  4. 2014
2014 Family structure and risk behaviors: the role of the family meal in assessing likelihood of adolescent risk behaviors.Psychology Research and Behavior Management.  7:53-66. 2014
2014 Using resource dependency theory to measure the environment in health care organizational studies: a systematic review of the literature.Health Care Management Review.  39:50-65. 2014
2013 Characteristics of low-severity emergency department use among CHIP enrollees.American Journal of Managed Care.  19:e391-e399. 2013
2013 Overstatement of results in the nutrition and obesity peer-reviewed literature.American Journal of Preventive Medicine.  45:615-621. 2013
2013 Co-payments and the use of emergency department services in the children's health insurance program.Medical care review.  70:514-530. 2013
2013 Effectiveness of preventive dental visits in reducing nonpreventive dental visits and expenditures.Pediatrics.  131:1107-1113. 2013
2013 Environmental factors and quality improvement in county and local health departments.Journal of Public Health Management and Practice.  19:240-249. 2013
2013 Myths, presumptions, and facts about obesity.New England Journal of Medicine.  368:446-454. 2013
2013 Measuring prevention more broadly: an empirical assessment of CHIPRA core measures.Medicare & medicaid research review.  3. 2013
2012 State background checks for gun purchase and firearm deaths: an exploratory study.Preventive Medicine.  55:346-350. 2012
2012 The relationship between built environments and physical activity: a systematic review.American Journal of Public Health.  102:e7-e13. 2012
2012 Did copayment changes reduce health service utilization among CHIP enrollees? Evidence from Alabama.Health Services Research.  47:1603-1620. 2012
2012 Misuse of odds ratios in obesity literature: an empirical analysis of published studies.Obesity Research.  20:1726-1731. 2012
2012 Teen motherhood and long-term health consequences.Maternal and Child Health Journal.  16:1063-1071. 2012
2012 The relationship between state abortion-restrictions and homicide deaths among children under 5 years of age: a longitudinal study.Social Science and Medicine.  75:156-164. 2012
2012 Is There an Association Between Gasoline Prices and Physical Activity? Evidence from American Time Use DataJournal of Policy Analysis and Management.  31:338-366. 2012
2012 The impact of CHIP coverage on children with asthma in Alabama.Clinical Pediatrics.  51:247-253. 2012
2012 Analyzing the Gender Gap in the Salary of Health Administration FacultyJournal of Health Administration Education.  29. 2012
2012 Racial disparities in obesity for males & females in three southern states in the US, across SES categoriesHealth.  04:1434-1441. 2012
2012 The effects of premium changes on ALL Kids, Alabama's CHIP program.Medicare & medicaid research review.  2. 2012
2011 Continuity of insurance coverage and ambulatory care-sensitive hospitalizations/ED visits: evidence from the children's health insurance program.Clinical Pediatrics.  50:963-973. 2011
2010 Alcohol prevalence, alcohol policies, and child fatal injury rates from motor vehicle crashesContemporary policy issues.  28:392-405. 2010
2010 The relationship between frequency of family dinner and adolescent problem behaviors after adjusting for other family characteristics.Journal of Adolescence.  33:187-196. 2010
2009 The effect of substance use on the delinquent behaviour of adolescentsApplied Economics Letters.  16:1721-1729. 2009
2009 Food choice among homebound older adults: motivations and perceived barriers.Journal of Nutrition, Health and Aging.  13:659-664. 2009
2009 The Effects of Substance Use on Undesirable Behavior Among Adolescents.Applied Economics Letters.  16:1721-1729. 2009
2007 Maternal prenatal substance use and behavior problems among children in the U.S.Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics.  10:189-206. 2007
2007 State abortion restrictions and child fatal-injury: An exploratory studySouthern Economic Journal.  73:553-574. 2007
2006 Frequency of family dinner and adolescent body weight status: evidence from the national longitudinal survey of youth, 1997.Obesity Research.  14:2266-2276. 2006
2006 The effect of the innovative environment on exit of entrepreneurial firmsStrategic Management Journal.  27:519-539. 2006
2006 The Relationship between Beer Taxes, Other Alcohol Policies, and Child Homicide DeathsContributions to economic analysis & policy.  6. 2006
2006 Undesirable juvenile behavior and the quality of parental relationshipsSouthern Economic Journal.  73:437-460. 2006
2004 Adolescent propensity for depressed mood and help seeking: race and gender differences.Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics.  7:133-145. 2004
2003 An indirect test for whether restricting Medicaid funding for abortion increases pregnancy-avoidance behaviorEconomics Letters.  81:9-17. 2003
2003 A preliminary investigation of the effects of restrictions on Medicaid funding for abortions on female STD rates.Health Economics.  12:453-464. 2003
2003 Why do women feel the way they do about market work: The role of familial, social and economic factorsReview of Social Economy.  61:211-234+273. 2003
2003 A preliminary investigation of the effects of restrictions on Medicaid funding for abortions on female STD ratesHealth Economics.  12:453-464. 2003
2003 Can Beer Taxes Affect Teen Pregnancy? Evidence Based on Teen Abortion Rates and Birth RatesSouthern Economic Journal.  70:328-343. 2003
2002 Does alcohol-use increase the risk of sexual intercourse among adolescents? Evidence from the NLSY97.Journal of Health Economics.  21:1085-1093. 2002
2002 Does married women's market work affect marital stability adversely? An intercohort analysis using NLS dataReview of Social Economy.  60:71-92. 2002
2001 Revisiting women's preferences about future labor force attachment: What effects do they have on earnings and what are they affected by?Research in Labor Economics.  20:311-337. 2001
2000 How important is anticipation of divorce in married women's labor supply decisions? An intercohort comparison using NLS dataEconomics Letters.  67:209-216. 2000
Frequency Of Sexual Activity Among Unmarried Adolescent Girls: Do State Policies Pertaining To Abortion Access Matter?Eastern Economic Journal.  32:313-330.

Chapter

Year Title Altmetric
2014 Vulnerable Youth and Transitions to Adulthood 2014
2013 Firearm deaths and background checks: Evidence on what works & what does not.  199-212. 2013
2009 The Relationship Between Neighborhood Quality and Obesity Among Children 2009
1998 Why Does Dowry Still Persist in India ? An Economic Analysis Using Human Capital 1998

Research Overview

  • Health services research, health policy, health disparities research.
  • Investigator On

  • DECE Preschool Development  awarded by DEPARTMENT OF EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION 2018 - 2019
  • MIECHV - Home Visiting Project  awarded by ALABAMA STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 2018 - 2019
  • STAAND-PAF Home Visiting Project  awarded by ALABAMA STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 2018 - 2019
  • All Kids Proposal for Special Projects  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH 2017 - 2018
  • DECE Home Visiting Expansion  awarded by DEPARTMENT OF EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION 2017 - 2018
  • Birmingham REACH for Better Health  awarded by National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention & Health Promo./CDC/DHHS 2014 - 2018
  • Effects of Medicare Reimbursement Policies on the Quality of Hospital Care  awarded by National Institute on Aging/NIH/DHHS 2015 - 2017
  • All Kids Proposal for Special Projects  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH 2016 - 2017
  • Gulf States Collaborative Center for Health Policy Research (Gulf States CC)  awarded by BAYOU LA BATRE CLINIC 2013 - 2016
  • Gulf States Collaborative Center for Health Policy Research (Gulf States CC) - Administrative Core  awarded by BAYOU LA BATRE CLINIC 2013 - 2016
  • Monitoring Trends in Patient Care Networks of Alabama (PCNA)  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH 2012 - 2015
  • All Kids Proposal for Special Projects  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH 2015
  • All Kids Proposal for Special Projects  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH 2011 - 2014
  • Private Grant  awarded by COCA COLA COMPANY 2011 - 2012
  • Teaching Activities

  • AHD722 - Regression Analysis (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • HA645 - Health Economics (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • AH722 - Regression Analysis (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • HCO687Q - Empirical Methods for Hlth Res (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • HCO787 - Empirical Methods Hth Research (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • PUH307 - Public Health Policy (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • AHD722 - Regression Analysis (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • HA645 - Health Economics (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • HCO601 - Health Economics (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • HCO697 - Internship (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • HCO701 - Health Economics (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • HCO793 - DrPH Practicum (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • HCO798 - Dissert Protocol Development (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • HCO697Q - Internship Online (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • AH722 - Regression Analysis (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • HCO687Q - Empirical Methods for Hlth Res (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • HCO798 - Dissert Protocol Development (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • AHD722 - Regression Analysis (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • HA645 - Health Economics (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • HCO793 - DrPH Practicum (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • HCO797 - Directed Readings (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • HCO697 - Internship (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • AH722 - Regression Analysis (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • HCO687 - Empirical Methods for Hlth Res (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • HCO697 - Internship (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • AH700 - Health Economics (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • AHD722 - Regression Analysis (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • HA645 - Health Economics (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • HA645 - Health Economics (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • HCO601 - Health Economics (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • HCO697 - Internship (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • AH722 - Regression Analysis (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • HCO687 - Empirical Methods for Hlth Res (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • HCO697 - Internship (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • HCO787 - Empirical Methods for Hlth Res (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • HCO795 - Directed Readings (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • AHD722 - Regression Analysis (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • HA645 - Health Economics (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • HCO797 - Directed Readings (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • HCO799 - Dissertation Research HCOP (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • HCO697 - Internship (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • HCO799 - Dissertation Research HCOP (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • AH722 - Regression Analysis (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • HA645 - Health Economics (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • HCO687 - Empirical Methods for Hlth Res (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • HCO787 - Empirical Methods for Hlth Res (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • HCO795 - Directed Readings (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • HCO799 - Dissertation Research HCOP (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • AH700 - Health Economics (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • AHD722 - Regression Analysis (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • HA645 - Health Economics (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • HCO601 - Health Economics (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • HCO701 - Health Economics (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • HCO795 - Directed Readings (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • HCO798 - Dissert Protocol Development (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • HCO697 - Internship (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • HCO793 - DrPH Practicum (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • AH722 - Regression Analysis (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • HCO687 - Empirical Methods for Hlth Res (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • HCO787 - Empirical Methods for Hlth Res (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • HCO795 - Directed Readings (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • AHD722 - Regression Analysis (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • HCO795 - Directed Readings (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • HCO795 - Directed Readings (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • AH722 - Regression Analysis (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • HA645 - Health Economics (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • HCO687 - Empirical Methods for Hlth Res (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • HCO787 - Empirical Methods for Hlth Res (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • AH700 - Health Economics (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • AHD722 - Regression Analysis (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • HA645 - Health Economics (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • HCO601 - Health Economics (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • HCO701 - Health Economics (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • HCO697 - Internship (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • AH722 - Regression Analysis (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • HCO687 - Empirical Methods for Hlth Res (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • HCO787 - Empirical Methods for Hlth Res (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • HCO795 - Directed Readings (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • AHD722 - Regression Analysis (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • AH722 - Regression Analysis (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • HCO687 - Empirical Methods for Hlth Res (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • HCO787 - Empirical Methods for Hlth Res (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • AH700 - Health Economics (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • HA645 - Health Economics (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • HCO601 - Health Economics (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • HCO701 - Health Economics (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • AH722 - Regression Analysis (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • HCO787 - Empirical Methods for Hlth Res (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • HCO697 - Internship (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • HCO698 - MR Lev Dir Res HCOP (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • HCO699 - MR Lev Proj Res HCOP (Summer Term 2008) 2008
  • AH722 - Regression Analysis (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • HCO787 - Empirical Methods for Hlth Res (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • AH700 - Health Economics (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • HA645 - Health Economics (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • HCO601 - Health Economics (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • Education And Training

  • Bachelor of Science or Mathematics in Economics, University of Calcutta
  • Bachelor of Social or Behavioral Science in Economics, Institution Not Available in List
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Economics, Ohio State University System : Columbus
  • Master of Arts in Economics, Ohio State University System : Columbus
  • Full Name

  • Bisakha Sen
  • Blazerid

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