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Listed below are selected publications authored or co-authored by faculty and staff members at the Case Center for Health Equity Engagement Education and Research.

Huml AM, Albert JM, Beltran JM, Berg KA, Collins CC, Hood EN, Nelson LC, Perzynski AT, Stange KC, Sehgal AR. Community Members as Reviewers of Medical Journal Manuscripts: a Randomized Controlled Trial. J Gen Intern Med. 2023 May;38(6):1393-1401. doi: 10.1007/s11606-022-07802-z. Epub 2022 Sep 26. PMID: 36163530; PMCID: PMC10160325.


Collins, C., Dolata, J., Pike, E., & Sehgal, A. (2023). Increasing research capacity in community organizations: Findings from the Community Research Scholars initiative. Evaluation and Program Planning, 96, 102189.


Kauffman, K. M., Dolata, J., Figueroa, M., Gunzler, D., Huml, A., Pencak, J., Sajatovic, M., & Sehgal, A. R. (2022). Directly Observed Weekly Fluoxetine for Major Depressive Disorder Among Hemodialysis Patients: A Single-Arm Feasibility Trial. Kidney Medicine, 100413.

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Sehgal, AR (2020). Lifetime Risk of Death From Firearm Injuries, Drug Overdoses, and Motor Vehicle Accidents in the United States. The American Journal of Medicine. doi:10.1016/j.amjmed.2020.03.047


Sehgal, AR, Himmelstein, DU, & Woolhandler, S (2020). Feasibility of Separate Rooms for Home Isolation and Quarantine for COVID-19 in the United States. Annals of Internal Medicine. doi:10.7326/m20-4331


Davey CH, Webel AR, Sehgal AR, Voss JG, Huml A. Fatigue in Individuals with
End Stage Renal Disease. Nephrol Nurs J. 2019 Sep-Oct;46(5):497-508. Review.
PubMed PMID: 31566345; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7047987.


Freedman DA, Bell BA, Clark JK, Sharpe PA, Trapl ES, Borawski EA, Pike SN,
Rouse C, Sehgal AR. Socioecological Path Analytic Model of Diet Quality among
Residents in Two Urban Food Deserts. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2019 Jul;119(7):1150-1159.
doi: 10.1016/j.jand.2019.02.012. Epub 2019 Apr 25. PubMed PMID: 31031105; PubMed
Central PMCID: PMC6495569.


Gunzler D, Perzynski A, Dawson N, Kauffman K, Liu J, Dalton J. Risk-period-cohort approach for averting identification problems in longitudinal models. PLOS ONE. July 10, 2019.
Hand RK, Albert JM, Sehgal AR. Quantifying the Time Used for Renal Dietitian’s
Responsibilities: A Pilot Study. J Ren Nutr. 2019 Sep;29(5):416-427. doi:
10.1053/j.jrn.2018.11.007. Epub 2019 Jan 22. PubMed PMID: 30683606; PubMed
Central PMCID: PMC6646108.


Horvat Davey C, Webel AR, Sehgal AR, Voss JG, Huml A. Fatigue in individuals with end stage renal disease. Nephrology Nursing Journal. 2019 Sep-Oct;46(5):497-508.
Huml AM, Sehgal AR. Hemodialysis Quality Metrics in the First Year Following a
Failed Kidney Transplant. Am J Nephrol. 2019;50(3):161-167. doi: 10.1159/000501605. Epub 2019 Jul 16. PubMed PMID: 31311008; PubMed Central PMCID:PMC6726525.


Huml AM, Sullivan C, Figueroa M, Scott K, Sehgal AR. Consistency of
Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing Results Among Identical Twins. Am J Med. 2020
Jan;133(1):143-146.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2019.04.052. Epub 2019 Jun 15.
PubMed PMID: 31207220; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6911647.


Huml AM, Thornton JD, Figueroa M, Cain K, Dolata J, Scott K, Sullivan C,
Sehgal AR. Concordance of Organ Donation and Other Altruistic Behaviors Among
Twins. Prog Transplant. 2019 Sep;29(3):225-229. doi: 10.1177/1526924819853826.
Epub 2019 May 30. PubMed PMID: 31146633; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6685744.


Mastnardo D1, Rose JC2, Dolata J3, Werner JJ4,5,6. Medical Provider Recommendations to Massage Therapy: a Card Study, International Journal of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork. 2019 Aug 30;12(3):9-15. eCollection 2019 Sep.


Thornton JD. Medicaid Expansion May Give Us Room to Breathe. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2019 Jul;16(7):824-825. doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.201903-223ED. PubMed PMID: 31259633; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6944398.


Thornton JD, Patrick B, Sullivan C, Albert JM, Wong KA, Allen MD, Kimble L,
Mekesa H, Bowen G, Sehgal AR. Comparing web-based video interventions to enhance
university student willingness to donate organs: A randomized controlled trial.
Clin Transplant. 2019 Apr;33(4):e13506. doi: 10.1111/ctr.13506. Epub 2019 Mar 13.
PubMed PMID: 30793375; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6474353.


Huml, A.M., Thornton, J.D., Figueroa, M, Cain, K., Dolata, J., Scott, K., Sullivan, C,  Sehgal A.R. (2019). Concordance of Organ Donation and Other Altruistic Behaviors among Twins . Progress in Transplantation.


Huml, A.M., Sehgal A.R. (2019). Hemodialysis Quality Metrics in the First Year Following a Failed Kidney Transplant. American Journal of Nephrology.

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Cain, K. D., Sehgal, B. R., Covinsky, K. E., Kaelber, D. C., & Sehgal, A. R. (2016). The Clinical Impact of Medical Journals. Annals of Internal Medicine.


Gavin, V. R., Seeholzer, E. L., Leon, J. B., Chappelle, S. B., & Sehgal, A. R. (2015). If We Build It, We Will Come: A Model for Community-Led Change to Transform Neighborhood Conditions to Support Healthy Eating and Active Living. American Journal of Public Health, 105(6), 1072-1077.


Sehgal, N. K., Scallan, C., Sullivan, C., Cedeño, M., Pencak, J., Kirkland, J., Scott, K., &Thornton, J.D. (2015). The relationship between verified organ donor designation and patient demographic and medical characteristics. American Journal of Transplantation.


Theurer, J., Pike, E., Sehgal, A. R., Fischer, R. L., & Collins, C. (2015). The Community Research Scholars Initiative: A Mid‐Project Assessment. Clinical and Translational Science, 8(4), 341-346.


Cain, K. D., Theurer, J. R., & Sehgal, A. R. (2014). Sharing of grant funds between academic institutions and community partners in community‐based participatory research. Clinical and Translational Science, 7 (2), 141-144.


Huml, A. M., & Sehgal, A. R. (2014). BMI, Sex, and Access to Transplantation. Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, 9(5), 843-844.


Krishnan, V., Dixon-Williams, S., & Thornton, J. D. (2014). Where There Is Smoke… There Is Sleep Apnea: Exploring the Relationship Between Smoking and Sleep Apnea. CHEST Journal, 146(6), 1673-1680.


Woodside, K. J., Schirm, Z. W., Noon, K. A., Huml, A. M., Padiyar, A., Sanchez, E. Q. Sarabu, N., Hricik, D.E., Schulak, J.A., & Augustine, J.J. (2014). Fever, infection, and rejection after kidney transplant failure. Transplantation, 97(6), 648-653.


Prakash S., Perzynski A.T., Austin P.C., Wu C.F., Lawless M.E., Patterson J.M., Quinn R.R., Sehgal A.R., Oliver M.J. (2013). Neighborhood socioeconomic status and barriers to peritoneal dialysis: a mixed methods study. Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, 8(10), 1741-1749.


Huml, A. M., Sullivan, C. M., Leon, J. B., & Sehgal, A. R. (2012). The adequacy of phosphorus binder prescriptions among American hemodialysis patients. Renal failure, 34(10), 1258-1263.


Sehgal, A. R. (2012). Redefining Toxic Lead Levels Among Adults. Annals of internal medicine, 157(4), 292-293.


Schold J.D., Buccini L.D., Kattan M.W., Goldfarb D.A., Flechner S.M., Srinivas T.R., Poggio E.D., Fatica R., Kayler L.K., Sehgal A.R.(2012). The association of community health indicators with outcomes for kidney transplant recipients in the United States. Archives of Surgery, 147 (6), 520-526.


Sullivan C., Leon J.B., Sayre S.S., Marbury M., Ivers M., Pencak J., Bodziak K.A., Hricik D.E., Morrison E.J., Albert J.M., Navaneethan J.M., Delos Reyes C.M., Sehgal A.R. (2012). Impact of navigators on completion of steps in the kidney transplant process: a randomized controlled trial. Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, 7(10), 1639-1645.


Thornton J.D., Alejandro-Rodriguez M., Leon J.B., Albert J.M., Baldeon E., De Jesus L.M., Gallardo A., Hossain S., Perez E.B., Martin J.Y., Lasalvia S., Wong K.A., Allen M.D., Robinson M., Heald C., Bowen G., Sehgal A.R. (2012). Effect of an iPod intervention on consent to donate organs: a randomized controlled trial. Annals of Internal Medicine, 156 (7), 483-490.

Sehgal A.R.(2010) The role of reputation in U.S. News & World Report’s rankings of the top 50 American hospitals. Annals of Internal Medicine, 152 (8), 521-525.


Sehgal A.R., Abraham M.(2010). Health disparities and the kidney: introduction. Seminars in Nephrology, 30 (1), 1.


Jones, T., & Pike, E. (2010). “No One Place to Call Home”: Workplace and Community Safety Among Lesbian and Bisexual Women of Color. In Sexualities and Identities of Minority Women (pp. 129-142). Springer New York.


Sehgal, A. R. (2009). Universal health care as a health disparity intervention. Annals of internal medicine, 150(8), 561-562.


Sullivan C., Sayre S.S., Leon J.B., Machekano R., Love T.E., Porter D., Marbury M., Sehgal A.R. (2009). Impact of food additives on hyperphosphatemia among end stage renal disease patients: a randomized controlled trial. Journal of the American Medical Association, 301 (6), 629-635.


Sarathy, S., Sullivan, C., Leon, J. B., & Sehgal, A. R. (2008). Fast food, phosphorus-containing additives, and the renal diet. Journal of Renal Nutrition, 18(5), 466-470.

Sehgal, A. R., Sullivan, C., Leon, J. B., & Bialostosky, K. (2008). Public health approach to addressing hyperphosphatemia among dialysis patients. Journal of renal nutrition, 18(3), 256-261.


Sullivan C, Leon JB, Sayre SS, Marbury M, Ivers M, Pencak J, Bodziak KA, Hricik DE, Morrison EJ, Albert JM, Navaneethan JM, Delos Reyes CM, Sehgal AR. Impact of navigators on completion of steps in the kidney transplant process: a randomized controlled trial. Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. 2012;7:1639-1645.


Sullivan, C. M., Leon, J. B., & Sehgal, A. R. (2007). Phosphorus-containing food additives and the accuracy of nutrient databases: implications for renal patients. Journal of Renal Nutrition, 17(5), 350-354.