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SDR 20-402 – HSR&D Study

SDR 20-402
Multi-level Factors Underlying VA Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Covid-19 Infection and Complications
Donna L Washington, MD MPH
VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, West Los Angeles, CA
West Los Angeles, CA
Funding Period: August 2020 - January 2022


No abstract is available at this time.

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Journal Articles

  1. Wong MS, Steers WN, Frochen S, Washington DL. Assessment of Exposure to Environmental Toxins and Racial and Ethnic Disparities in COVID-19 Hospitalizations Among US Veterans. JAMA Network Open. 2022 Jul 1; 5(7):e2224249. [view]
  2. Upchurch DM, Wong MS, Yuan AH, Haderlein TP, McClendon J, Christy A, Washington DL. COVID-19 Infection in the Veterans Health Administration: Gender-specific Racial and Ethnic Differences. Women's health issues : official publication of the Jacobs Institute of Women's Health. 2022 Jan 1; 32(1):41-50. [view]
  3. Wong MS, Frochen S, Steers WN, Washington DL. Hospital Catchment Areas Characteristics and Geographic Regions Associated With Higher COVID-19 Veterans Health Administration Hospitalization During the Omicron Surge. Journal of public health management and practice : JPHMP. 2023 Apr 27. [view]
  4. Wong MS, Brown AF, Washington DL. Inclusion of Race and Ethnicity With Neighborhood Socioeconomic Deprivation When Assessing COVID-19 Hospitalization Risk Among California Veterans Health Administration Users. JAMA Network Open. 2023 Mar 1; 6(3):e231471. [view]
  5. Haderlein TP, Wong MS, Jones KT, Moy EM, Yuan AH, Washington DL. Racial/Ethnic Variation in Veterans Health Administration COVID-19 Vaccine Uptake. American journal of preventive medicine. 2022 Apr 1; 62(4):596-601. [view]
  6. Wong MS, Washington DL, Moy E. Researchers Should Consider How Disparities Change Over Time and Space: Lessons from the COVID-19 Pandemic. NAM perspectives. 2021 Sep 8; 2021. [view]
  7. Wong MS, Upchurch DM, Steers WN, Haderlein TP, Yuan AT, Washington DL. The Role of Community-Level Factors on Disparities in COVID-19 Infection Among American Indian/Alaska Native Veterans. Journal of racial and ethnic health disparities. 2022 Oct 1; 9(5):1861-1872. [view]
  8. Wong MS, Yuan AH, Haderlein TP, Jones KT, Washington DL. Variations by race/ethnicity and time in Covid-19 testing among Veterans Health Administration users with COVID-19 symptoms or exposure. Preventive medicine reports. 2021 Dec 1; 24:101503. [view]
Government Briefings

  1. Ramoni R, Huang G, Atkins D, Gleason T, Dorn T, Tenhula W, Washington DL, Kilbourne A. Disparities in COVID-19: Briefing before the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Research and Development, National Research Advisory Council; 2020 Sep 2; Washington, DC (Virtual). [view]

DRA: Health Systems, Infectious Diseases
DRE: TRL - Applied/Translational
Keywords: Ethnicity/Race
MeSH Terms: None at this time.

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