Minority aging and diabetes, health and health care disparities, physician workforce diversity
Dr. Moreno is a federally funded clinician investigator with formal training and expertise in community-based participatory research (CBPR) and health services outcomes research. He is the 2015-2017 James C. Puffer M.D./ABFM Anniversary Fellow at the Institute of Medicine (IOM) and a recipient of a National Institute of Aging (NIA-NIH) Paul B. Beeson Career Development Award in Aging (K23). Dr. Moreno chairs the Oversight Committee for the Implementation of the School of Medicines Diversity Strategic Plan, is a member of the Steering Committee for Community Engagement for the UCLA School of Medicine and Health System, and co-directs the Community Liaison Core for the NIH/NIA funded UCLA Resource Center for Minority Aging Research (RCMAR)/Center for Health Improvement for Minority Elders (CHIME). He is co-director of the UCLA MyMeds program and is co-PI for the evaluation of this PCMH practice-based clinical pharmacist and health IT medication management program. Dr. Moreno is also co-investigator of an NIH funded research project that investigates medication adherence among patients with chronic conditions and language barriers. He is a past recipient of a UCLA CTSI Community Engagement Research Program (CERP) pilot award and has published studies that have increased our understanding of health disparities and the social determinants of health among Latinos. Dr. Moreno has also published on other important issues addressing physician workforce diversity and medical education; has a continuity clinic; and trains family medicine residents and medical students.
Talamantes E, Norris KC, Mangione CM, Moreno G, Waterman A, Peipert JD, Bunnapradist S, Huang E. Linguistic Isolation and Access to the Active Kidney Transplant Waiting list in the United States, Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, 2017; (In Press).
Baldor R, Kostecki A, Moreno G, Potts S, Van Duyne V, Pecci C. A National Study of the Use of Laborists in Family Medicine Residency Training: A CERA Study, Family Medicine, 2017; (In Press).
Talamantes Efrain, Karla Gonzalez, Carol M. Mangione, Gery Ryan, Alejandro Jimenez, Fabio Gonzalez, Seira Santizo Greenwood, David E. Hayes-Bautista, Gerardo Moreno Strengthening the Community College Pathway to Medical School: a study of Latino students in California Family Medicine, 2016; 48(9): 695-702.
Goodfellow Amelia, Jesus G Ulloa, Patrick T Dowling, Efrain Talamantes, Somil Chheda, Curtis Bone, Gerardo Moreno Predictors of primary care practice in underserved or physician shortage areas in the U.S.: a systematic literature review Academic medicine: journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges, 2016; 91(9): 1313-21.
Ulloa Jesus G, Talamantes Efrain, Moreno Gerardo Microaggressions During Medical Training JAMA, 2016; 316(10): 1113-4.
Moreno Gerardo, Elizabeth H Lin, Eva Chang, Ron L. Johnson, Heidi Berthoud, Cam C. Solomon, Leo S. Morales Disparities in the use of Internet and telephone medication refills among linguistically diverse patients J Gen Intern Med, 2016; 31(3): 282-288.
Viramontes Omar, Dallas Swendeman, Gerardo Moreno Efficacy of Behavioral Interventions on Biological Outcomes for Cardiovascular Disease Risk Reduction Among at Risk Latinos: a Literature Review Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities, 2016; June 10. [Epub ahead of print].
Moreno Gerardo, Morales Leo S, Batts Felicia, Nunez de Jaimes Fatima, Noguera Christine, Isiordia Marilu, Mangione Carol M. Migration, Health Care Behaviors and Primary Care for Latinos with Diabetes J Immig Health, 2016; 18(5): 1247-52.
Chung Bowen, Brown Arleen F, Moreno Gerardo, Cuen Pattie, Uy Visith, Vangala Sitaram, Bell Douglas S, Wasgington Eugene A, Norris Keith C, Mangione Carol M Implementing Community Engagement as a Core Mission of the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles J of Healthcare for Poor Underserved, 2016; 27(2016): 8-21.
Talamantes Efrain, Moreno Gerardo National Immigration Policies and the U.S. Medical Education System: A diverse physician workforce to reduce health disparities J Gen Intern Med, 2015; 30(8): 1058-9.
Moreno Gerardo, Leo S. Morales, Isiordia Marilu, Nunez de Jaimes Fatima, Chi-Hong Tseng, Noguera Christine, Carol M. Mangione Latinos with Diabetes and Food Insecurity in an Agricultural Community Medical Care, 2015; 53(5): 423-429.
Moreno Gerardo, Carol M. Mangione, Carlos Meza, Mignon Moore, Ivy Lee, Laura Trejo, Teresa Seeman, Catherine Sarkisian Perceptions from Latino and African American Older Adults about Biological Markers in Research Ethnicity & Disease, 2015; Summer 25(3): 355-362.
Ganjian Sheila, Dowling Patrick T, Hove Jason, Moreno Gerardo What Practicing Physicians from Diverse Specialties Know and Support in Health Care Reform Family Medicine, 2015; 47(4): 283-91.
Talamantes Efrain, Gerardo Moreno, Lourdes R Guerrero, Carol M Mangione, Leo S Morales P Hablamos Juntos (Together We Speak): A brief patient-reported measure of the quality of interpreters Patient Relat Outcome Meas, 2014; Sept 5; volume 2014. Page 87-92..
Moreno Gerardo, Mangione Carol M, Wang Pin-Chieh, Trejo Laura, Butch Anthony, Tseng Chi-Hong, Sarkisian Catherine A Physical Activity, Physical Performance, and Biological Markers of Health among Sedentary Older Latinos Current gerontology and geriatrics research, 2014; 2014(7): 535071.
Moreno Gerardo, Gold Julia, Mavrinac Maureen Primary care residents want to learn about the patient-centered medical home Family medicine, 2014; 46(7): 539-43.
Detz Alissa, Mangione Carol M., Nunez de Jaimes Fatima, Noguera Christine, Morales Leo S., Tseng Chi-Hong, Moreno Gerardo Provider language fluency and interpersonal care ratings for rural Latinos with diabetes J Gen Intern Med, 2014; 29(12): 1650-6.
Guerrero Lourdes R., Morales Leo S., Moreno Gerardo The Language Abilities of Resident Physicians Medical Encounter, 2014; 27 (2): 160-163.
Talamantes Efrain, Mangione Carol M, Gonzalez Karla, Jimenez Alejandro, Gonzalez Fabio, Moreno Gerardo Community College Pathways: Improving the U.S. Physician Workforce Pipeline Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges, 2014; 89(12): 1649-56.
Moreno Gerardo, Morales Leo S, Nunez de Jaimes Fatima, Tseng Chi-Hong, Isiordia Marilu, Noguera Christine, Mangione Carol M Neighborhood Perceptions and Health-Related Outcomes Among Latinos with Diabetes from a Rural Agricultural Community Journal of community health, 2014; 39(6): 1077-1084.
Moreno Gerardo, Mangione Carol M, Kimbro Lindsay, Vaisberg Ekaterina Guidelines abstracted from the American Geriatrics Society Guidelines for Improving the Care of Older Adults with Diabetes Mellitus: 2013 update Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 2013; 61(11): 2020-6.
Moreno Gerardo, Mangione Carol M Management of cardiovascular disease risk factors in older adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus: 2002-2012 literature review Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 2013; 61(11): 2027-37.
Nunez de Jaimes Fatima, Batts Felicia, Noguera Christine, Guerrero Lourdes, Moreno Gerardo Implementation of language assessments for staff interpreters in community health centers Journal of health care for the poor and underserved, 2013; 24(3): 1002-9.
AGS Choosing Wisely Workgroup, and collaborators (Mulhausen P, Chun A, Green A, Hayward A, Lee S, Leff B, McNabney M, Sharma P, Vitale C, Leipzig R, Levine S, Reuben D, Brandt N, Finucane T, Linnebur S, Mangione CM, Moreno G, Pacala J, Saliba D, Shega J) American Geriatrics Society identifies five things that healthcare providers and patients should question. J Amer Geriatric Soc, 2013; 61(4): 622-31.
Carol M. Mangione, Gerardo Moreno Re: Diabetes control in older people BMJ, 2013; April 30: .
Jimenez Nathalia, Moreno Gerardo, Leng Mei, Buchwald Dedra, Morales Leo S Patient-Reported Quality of Pain Treatment and Use of Interpreters in Spanish-Speaking Patients Hospitalized for Obstetric and Gynecological Care Journal of general internal medicine, 2012; 23(9): 1602-1608.
Walker Kara Odom, Moreno Gerardo, Grumbach Kevin The association among specialty, race, ethnicity, and practice location among California physicians in diverse specialties Journal of the National Medical Association, 2012; 104(1-2): 46-52.
Walker Odom Kara, Moreno Gerardo In Reply: How Can We Ease the Social Isolation of Underrepresented Minority Medical Students? Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges, 2011; Oct; 86(10): 1191-1192.
Moreno Gerardo, Walker Kara Odom, Morales Leo S, Grumbach Kevin Do physicians with self-reported non-English fluency practice in linguistically disadvantaged communities? Journal of general internal medicine, 2011; 26(5): 512-7.
Moreno Gerardo, Morales Leo S Hablamos Juntos (Together We Speak): interpreters, provider communication, and satisfaction with care Journal of general internal medicine, 2010; 25(12): 1282-8.
Moreno Gerardo, Walker Kara Odom, Grumbach Kevin Self-reported fluency in non-english languages among physicians practicing in California Family medicine, 2010; 42(6): 414-20.
Moreno Gerardo, Tarn Derjung M, Morales Leo S Impact of interpreters on the receipt of new prescription medication information among Spanish-speaking Latinos Medical care, 2009; 47(12): 1201-8.
Moreno Gerardo, Rodriguez Michael A, Lopez Glenn A, Bholat Michelle A, Dowling Patrick T Eight years of building community partnerships and trust: the UCLA family medicine community-based participatory research experience Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges, 2009; 84(10): 1426-33.
Grumbach Kevin, Odom Kara, Moreno Gerardo, Chen Eric, Vercammen-Grandjean Chris, Mertz E. California Physician Diversity: New Findings from the California Medical Board Survey UCSF Center for California Health Workforce Studies, 2008; .
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