Paul Chung is a professor of pediatrics and Chief of General Pediatrics at the David Geffen School of Medicine and Mattel Children's Hospital at UCLA, a professor of health policy & management at the UCLA School of Public Health, and a senior natural scientist at RAND. He is also director of the Health Services Research (HSR) Program of the UCLA Children's Discovery & Innovation (CDI) Institute, associate director of the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program at UCLA, chair of the Pediatric Policy Council (a national child health policy consortium based in Washington DC), and associate editor of Academic Pediatrics. Dr. Chung was the recipient of the 2009 Nemours Child Health Services Research Award, given annually to a single emerging child health services researcher in the United States.
His personal research interests include family leave policy, primary care quality and redesign, adolescent health risks, child development and education, youth incarceration, child poverty, and childhood obesity, and he has received grants from funders including NIH, CDC, HRSA, RWJF, and the Lucile Packard Foundation. The CDI HSR Program, housed in the Division of General Pediatrics, focuses on redesigning healthcare and community systems to address the major childhood determinants of adult health for medically and socially vulnerable children.
Herman Ariella, Nelson Bergen B, Teutsch Carol, Chung Paul J "Eat healthy, stay active!": a coordinated intervention to improve nutrition and physical activity among head start parents, staff, and children American journal of health promotion : AJHP, 2013; 27(1): e27-36.
Chung Paul J, Garfield Craig F, Elliott Marc N, Vestal Katherine D, Klein David J, Schuster Mark A Access to Leave Benefits for Primary Caregivers of Children with Special Health Care Needs: A Double Bind Academic pediatrics, 2013; 131 Suppl 2: .
Nelson Bergen B, Chung Paul J, Forness Steven R, Pillado Olivia, Savage Susan, DuPlessis Helen M, Hayslip Whitcomb, Kataoka Sheryl H Developmental and health services in head start preschools: a tiered approach to early intervention Academic pediatrics, 2013; 13(2): 145-51.
Coker Tumaini R, Thomas Tainayah, Chung Paul J Does well-child care have a future in pediatrics? Pediatrics, 2013; 131 Suppl 2: S149-59.
Coker Tumaini R, Shaikh Yahya, Chung Paul J Parent-reported quality of preventive care for children at-risk for developmental delay Academic pediatrics, 2013; 12(5): 384-90.
Coker Tumaini R, Chung Paul J, Minkovitz Cynthia S The United States 2012 general election: making children's health and well-being a priority for the candidates Academic pediatrics, 2013; 12(5): 360-2.
Coker Tumaini R, Windon Annika, Moreno Candice, Schuster Mark A, Chung Paul J Well-child care clinical practice redesign for young children: a systematic review of strategies and tools Pediatrics, 2013; 131 Suppl 1(2): S5-25.
Perry Raymond C W, Kayekjian Karen C, Braun Rebecca A, Cantu Michelle, Sheoran Bhupendra, Chung Paul J Adolescents' perspectives on the use of a text messaging service for preventive sexual health promotion The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine, 2012; 51(3): 220-5.
Bekmezian Arpi, Chung Paul J Boarding admitted children in the emergency department impacts inpatient outcomes Pediatric emergency care, 2012; 28(3): 236-42.
Chung Paul J, Lui Camillia K, Cowgill Burton O, Hoffman Geoffrey, Elijah Jacinta, Schuster Mark A Employment, Family Leave, and Parents of Newborns orÂ Seriously Ill Children Academic pediatrics, 2012; 12(3): 181-8.
Coker Tumaini R, Kaplan Robert M, Chung Paul J The association of health insurance and disease impairment with reported asthma prevalence in U.S. children Health services research, 2012; 47(1 Pt 2): 431-45.
Coker Tumaini R, DuPlessis Helen M, Davoudpour Ramona, Moreno Candice, Rodriguez Michael A, Chung Paul J Well-child care practice redesign for low-income children: the perspectives of health plans, medical groups, and state agencies Academic pediatrics, 2012; 12(1): 43-52.
Shetgiri Rashmi, Kataoka Sheryl, Ponce Ninez, Flores Glenn, Chung Paul J Adolescent fighting: racial/ethnic disparities and the importance of families and schools Academic pediatrics, 2011; 10(5): 323-9.
Schuster Mark A, Chung Paul J, Vestal Katherine D Children with health issues The Future of children / Center for the Future of Children, the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, 2011; 21(2): 91-116.
Bekmezian Arpi, Chung Paul J, Cabana Michael D, Maselli Judith H, Hilton Joan F, Hersh Adam L Factors associated with prolonged emergency department length of stay for admitted children Pediatric emergency care, 2011; 27(2): 110-5.
Nelson Bergen B, Chung Paul J, DuPlessis Helen M, Flores Lilia, Ryan Gery W, Kataoka Sheryl H Strengthening families of children with developmental concerns: parent perceptions of developmental screening and services in Head Start Ethnicity & disease, 2011; 21(3 Suppl 1): S1-89-93.
Yazdani Shahram, Evan Elana, Roubinov Danielle, Chung Paul J, Zeltzer Lonnie A longitudinal method of teaching pediatric palliative care to interns: preliminary findings regarding changes in interns' comfort level Palliative & supportive care, 2010; 8(1): 35-40.
Chung Paul J, Garfield Craig F, Elliott Marc N, Ostroff Joshua, Ross Craig, Jernigan David H, Vestal Katherine D, Schuster Mark A Association between adolescent viewership and alcohol advertising on cable television American journal of public health, 2010; 100(3): 555-62.
Coker Tumaini R, Sareen Harvinder G, Chung Paul J, Kennedy David P, Weidmer Beverly A, Schuster Mark A Improving access to and utilization of adolescent preventive health care: the perspectives of adolescents and parents The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine, 2010; 47(2): 133-42.
Coker Tumaini R, Chung Paul J, Cowgill Burton O, Chen Leian, Rodriguez Michael A Low-income parents' views on the redesign of well-child care Pediatrics, 2009; 124(1): 194-204.
Schuster Mark A, Chung Paul J, Elliott Marc N, Garfield Craig F, Vestal Katherine D, Klein David J Perceived effects of leave from work and the role of paid leave among parents of children with special health care needs American journal of public health, 2009; 99(4): 698-705.
Shetgiri Rashmi, Kataoka Sheryl H, Ryan Gery W, Askew Lawren Miller, Chung Paul J, Schuster Mark A Risk and resilience in Latinos: a community-based participatory research study American journal of preventive medicine, 2009; 37(6 Suppl 1): S217-24.
Bekmezian Arpi, Chung Paul J, Yazdani Shahram Standardized admission order set improves perceived quality of pediatric inpatient care Journal of hospital medicine : an official publication of the Society of Hospital Medicine, 2009; 4(2): 90-6.
Schuster Mark A, Chung Paul J, Elliott Marc N, Garfield Craig F, Vestal Katherine D, Klein David J Awareness and use of California's Paid Family Leave Insurance among parents of chronically ill children JAMA : the journal of the American Medical Association, 2008; 300(9): 1047-55.
Bekmezian Arpi, Chung Paul J, Yazdani Shahram Staff-only pediatric hospitalist care of patients with medically complex subspecialty conditions in a major teaching hospital Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine, 2008; 162(10): 975-80.
Chung Paul J, Travis Raphael, Kilpatrick Shelley D, Elliott Marc N, Lui Camillia, Khandwala Shefali B, Dancel Theresa M, Vollandt Lori, Schuster Mark A Acculturation and parent-adolescent communication about sex in Filipino-American families: a community-based participatory research study The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine, 2007; 40(6): 543-50.
Chung Paul J, Garfield Craig F, Elliott Marc N, Carey Colleen, Eriksson Carl, Schuster Mark A Need for and use of family leave among parents of children with special health care needs Pediatrics, 2007; 119(5): e1047-55.
Garfield Craig F, Chung Paul J A qualitative study of early differences in fathers' expectations of their child care responsibilities Ambulatory pediatrics : the official journal of the Ambulatory Pediatric Association, 2006; 6(4): 215-20.
Chung Paul J, Borneo Hena, Kilpatrick Shelley D, Lopez Donna M, Travis Raphael, Lui Camillia, Khandwala Shefali, Schuster Mark A Parent-adolescent communication about sex in Filipino American families: a demonstration of community-based participatory research Ambulatory pediatrics : the official journal of the Ambulatory Pediatric Association, 2006; 5(1): 50-5.
Chung Paul J, Lee Tim C, Morrison Janina L, Schuster Mark A Preventive care for children in the United States: quality and barriers Annual review of public health, 2006; 27(8): 491-515.
Chung Paul J, Schuster Mark A Access and quality in child health services: voltage drops Health affairs (Project Hope), 2004; 23(5): 77-87.
Chung Paul J, Chung Jeanette, Shah Manish N, Meltzer David O How do residents learn? The development of practice styles in a residency program Ambulatory pediatrics : the official journal of the Ambulatory Pediatric Association, 2004; 3(4): 166-72.
Kogan Michael D, Schuster Mark A, Yu Stella M, Park Christina H, Olson Lynn M, Inkelas Moira, Bethell Christina, Chung Paul J, Halfon Neal Routine assessment of family and community health risks: parent views and what they receive Pediatrics, 2004; 113(6 Suppl): 1934-43.
Garfield Craig F, Pickett Kate E, Chung Paul J, Lantos John Who cares for the children? Pediatricians and parental leave Ambulatory pediatrics : the official journal of the Ambulatory Pediatric Association, 2004; 3(5): 228-33.
Chung Paul J, Garfield Craig F, Rathouz Paul J, Lauderdale Diane S, Best Dana, Lantos John Youth targeting by tobacco manufacturers since the Master Settlement Agreement Health affairs (Project Hope), 2004; 21(2): 254-63.
Garfield Craig F, Chung Paul J, Rathouz Paul J Alcohol advertising in magazines and adolescent readership JAMA : the journal of the American Medical Association, 2003; 289(18): 2424-9.
Chung Paul, Morrison Jeanette, Jin Lei, Levinson Wendy, Humphrey Holly, Meltzer David Resident satisfaction on an academic hospitalist service: time to teach The American journal of medicine, 2002; 112(7): 597-601.
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