Gregory D. Stevens, PhD

TitleAssociate Professor of Clinical Family Medicine
InstitutionUniversity of Southern California
DepartmentFamily Medicine
Phone+1 626 457 4049
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    Association for Schools and Programs of Public Health2015Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health

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    Dr. Stevens is a health policy researcher, writer, teacher and advocate. He holds a MHS and PhD from the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, with a focus on health care policy.

    He currently focuses his efforts on teaching and writing, leading graduate courses on health policy, comparative health systems, and research and evaluation. He has served as consultant on these issues to local organizations, including L.A. Care Health Plan, Pasadena Child Health Foundation and Remote Area Medical.

    He researches health care systems, primary health care, and health care quality, with a particular interest in these issues as they affect children. In addition to an R01 from the NIDDK, his research has been funded the federal Maternal and Child Health Bureau, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, First 5 California and the California Endowment among others.

    He is an author of the book Vulnerable Populations in the United States and a regular contributor to the research and policy blog at the journal Medical Care.

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    Evaluating the Role of a Medical Home Model in the Successful Management of Diabe
    NIH/NIDDK R01DK090397Feb 15, 2011 - Jan 31, 2014
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Stevens G, Kim AY. National Trends in Indicators of a Medical Home for Children. Matern Child Health J. 2016 Mar; 20(3):730-9. PMID: 26692379.
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    2. Stevens G, Shi L, Vane C, Nie X, Peters AL. Primary care medical home experience and health-related quality of life among adult medicaid patients with type 2 diabetes. J Gen Intern Med. 2015 Feb; 30(2):161-8. PMID: 25316585; PMCID: PMC4314491.
    3. Stevens G, Shi L, Vane C, Peters AL. Do experiences consistent with a medical-home model improve diabetes care measures reported by adult Medicaid patients? Diabetes Care. 2014 Sep; 37(9):2565-71. PMID: 24947789; PMCID: PMC4140163.
    4. Halfon N, Stevens G, Larson K, Olson LM. Duration of a well-child visit: association with content, family-centeredness, and satisfaction. Pediatrics. 2011 Oct; 128(4):657-64. PMID: 21930541.
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    5. Stevens G, Cousineau MR, Pickering TA, Lee P. Healthy Kids insurance and experiences of medical home quality for vulnerable children. Med Care. 2011 Sep; 49(9):828-33. PMID: 21478776.
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    6. Stevens G, Vane C, Cousineau MR. Association of experiences of medical home quality with health-related quality of life and school engagement among Latino children in low-income families. Health Serv Res. 2011 Dec; 46(6pt1):1822-42. PMID: 21762145; PMCID: PMC3393027.
    7. Cousineau MR, Stevens G, Farias A. Measuring the impact of outreach and enrollment strategies for public health insurance in California. Health Serv Res. 2011 Feb; 46(1 Pt 2):319-35. PMID: 21054378; PMCID: PMC3037785.
    8. Stevens G, Pickering TA, Laqui SA. Relationship of medical home quality with school engagement and after-school participation among children with asthma. J Asthma. 2010 Nov; 47(9):1001-10. PMID: 20831470.
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    9. D'Anna LH, Stevens G, Malotte CK, Tsai KY. Does health care setting matter in reports of discrimination? J Ambul Care Manage. 2010 Oct-Dec; 33(4):314-27. PMID: 20838111.
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    10. Stevens G, Seid M, Pickering TA, Tsai KY. National disparities in the quality of a medical home for children. Matern Child Health J. 2010 Jul; 14(4):580-9. PMID: 19214723.
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    11. Stevens G, Seid M, Tsai KY, West-Wright C, Cousineau MR. Improvements in access to care for vulnerable children in California between 2001 and 2005. Public Health Rep. 2009 Sep-Oct; 124(5):682-91. PMID: 19753946; PMCID: PMC2728660.
    12. Stevens G, Pickering TA, Seid M, Tsai KY. Disparities in the national prevalence of a quality medical home for children with asthma. Acad Pediatr. 2009 Jul-Aug; 9(4):234-41. PMID: 19608124.
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    13. Shi L, Stevens G, Lebrun LA, Faed P, Tsai J. Enhancing the measurement of health disparities for vulnerable populations. J Public Health Manag Pract. 2008 Nov; 14 Suppl:S45-52. PMID: 18843237.
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    14. Stevens G, West-Wright CN, Tsai KY. Health insurance and access to care for families with young children in California, 2001-2005: differences by immigration status. J Immigr Minor Health. 2010 Jun; 12(3):273-81. PMID: 18780183.
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    15. Valente TW, Coronges KA, Stevens G, Cousineau MR. Collaboration and competition in a children's health initiative coalition: a network analysis. Eval Program Plann. 2008 Nov; 31(4):392-402. PMID: 18639933.
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    16. Stevens G, Shi L, Faed P. Vulnerable in more than one way. Health Aff (Millwood). 2008 May-Jun; 27(3):902. PMID: 18475001.
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    17. Cousineau MR, Stevens G, Pickering TA. Preventable hospitalizations among children in California counties after child health insurance expansion initiatives. Med Care. 2008 Feb; 46(2):142-7. PMID: 18219242.
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    18. Mistry R, Stevens G, Sareen H, De Vogli R, Halfon N. Parenting-related stressors and self-reported mental health of mothers with young children. Am J Public Health. 2007 Jul; 97(7):1261-8. PMID: 17538058; PMCID: PMC1913090.
    19. Shi L, Stevens G. The role of community health centers in delivering primary care to the underserved: experiences of the uninsured and Medicaid insured. J Ambul Care Manage. 2007 Apr-Jun; 30(2):159-70. PMID: 17495685.
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    20. Shi L, Stevens G, Politzer RM. Access to care for U.S. health center patients and patients nationally: how do the most vulnerable populations fare? Med Care. 2007 Mar; 45(3):206-13. PMID: 17304077.
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    21. Stevens G. Vulnerability--more than a construct, a clinical reality: response to Denberg et al, December 2006 Medical Care. Med Care. 2007 Mar; 45(3):275; author reply 275-6. PMID: 17304090.
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    22. Stevens G, Rice K, Cousineau MR. Children's Health Initiatives in California: the experiences of local coalitions pursuing universal coverage for children. Am J Public Health. 2007 Apr; 97(4):738-43. PMID: 17329648; PMCID: PMC1829340.
    23. Stevens G. Reassembling our view of vulnerable populations. Am J Manag Care. 2007 Jan 17; 13(1):e1. PMID: 17227198.
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    24. Stevens G, Seid M, Mistry R, Halfon N. Disparities in primary care for vulnerable children: the influence of multiple risk factors. Health Serv Res. 2006 Apr; 41(2):507-31. PMID: 16584462; PMCID: PMC1702517.
    25. Stevens G, Seid M, Halfon N. Enrolling vulnerable, uninsured but eligible children in public health insurance: association with health status and primary care access. Pediatrics. 2006 Apr; 117(4):e751-9. PMID: 16585286.
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    26. Stevens G. Gradients in the health status and developmental risks of young children: the combined influences of multiple social risk factors. Matern Child Health J. 2006 Mar; 10(2):187-99. PMID: 16570213.
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    27. Seid M, Stevens G. Access to care and children's primary care experiences: results from a prospective cohort study. Health Serv Res. 2005 Dec; 40(6 Pt 1):1758-80. PMID: 16336547; PMCID: PMC1361228.
    28. Stevens G, Mistry R, Zuckerman B, Halfon N. The parent-provider relationship: does race/ethnicity concordance or discordance influence parent reports of the receipt of high quality basic pediatric preventive services? J Urban Health. 2005 Dec; 82(4):560-74. PMID: 16221918; PMCID: PMC3456673.
    29. Shi L, Stevens G. Disparities in access to care and satisfaction among U.S. children: the roles of race/ethnicity and poverty status. Public Health Rep. 2005 Jul-Aug; 120(4):431-41. PMID: 16025723; PMCID: PMC1497738.
    30. Shi L, Stevens G. Vulnerability and the receipt of recommended preventive services: the influence of multiple risk factors. Med Care. 2005 Feb; 43(2):193-8. PMID: 15655434.
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    31. Shi L, Stevens G. Vulnerability and unmet health care needs. The influence of multiple risk factors. J Gen Intern Med. 2005 Feb; 20(2):148-54. PMID: 15836548; PMCID: PMC1490048.
    32. Zuckerman B, Stevens G, Inkelas M, Halfon N. Prevalence and correlates of high-quality basic pediatric preventive care. Pediatrics. 2004 Dec; 114(6):1522-9. PMID: 15574610.
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    33. Shi L, Stevens G, Wulu JT, Politzer RM, Xu J. America's Health Centers: reducing racial and ethnic disparities in perinatal care and birth outcomes. Health Serv Res. 2004 Dec; 39(6 Pt 1):1881-901. PMID: 15533192; PMCID: PMC1361103.
    34. Stevens G, Shi L. Primary care access and quality: two sides of the same coin. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2004 Feb; 158(2):185; author reply 185-6. PMID: 14757611.
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    35. Stevens G, Mistry R, Halfon N. Caution urged in concluding disparities mitigated by increase in AA docs. J Natl Med Assoc. 2003 Aug; 95(8):755-6; author reply 756. PMID: 12934877; PMCID: PMC2594572.
    36. Seid M, Stevens G, Varni JW. Parents' perceptions of pediatric primary care quality: effects of race/ethnicity, language, and access. Health Serv Res. 2003 Aug; 38(4):1009-31. PMID: 12968814; PMCID: PMC1360930.
    37. Stevens G, Shi L, Cooper LA. Patient-provider racial and ethnic concordance and parent reports of the primary care experiences of children. Ann Fam Med. 2003 Jul-Aug; 1(2):105-12. PMID: 15040440; PMCID: PMC1466577.
    38. Stevens G, Shi L. Racial and ethnic disparities in the primary care experiences of children: a review of the literature. Med Care Res Rev. 2003 Mar; 60(1):3-30. PMID: 12674018.
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    39. Stevens G, Shi L. Racial and ethnic disparities in the quality of primary care for children. J Fam Pract. 2002 Jun; 51(6):573. PMID: 12100784.
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    40. Stevens G, Shi L. Effect of managed care on children's relationships with their primary care physicians: differences by race. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2002 Apr; 156(4):369-77. PMID: 11929372.
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    41. Burton LC, Weiner JP, Stevens G, Kasper J. Health outcomes and medicaid costs for frail older individuals: a case study of a MCO versus fee-for-service care. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2002 Feb; 50(2):382-8. PMID: 12028225.
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