Institute for Community Research
2021 Publications

2021 Publications

2021 Publications

Schensul JJ, Salvi A, Ha T, Grady J, Li J, Reisine S. Evaluating Cognitive/Emotional and Behavioral Mediators of Oral Health Outcomes in Vulnerable Older Adults. J Appl Gerontol. 2022 Jan;41(1):187-197. doi: 10.1177/0733464820974920. Epub 2020 Dec 8. PubMed PMID: 33292050; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC8184860.

Monk-Turner E, Fu H, Li J, Yang X. Perceptions of drug users and community gate keepers on the causes and consequences of synthetic drug use in Kunming: A three-level social-ecological approach. J Ethn Subst Abuse. 2021 Oct 10;:1-22. doi: 10.1080/15332640.2021.1982805. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 34632964.

Reisine S, Schensul JJ, Salvi A, Grady J, Ha T, Li JOral health-related quality of life outcomes in a randomized clinical trial to assess a community-based oral hygiene intervention among adults living in low-income senior housing. Health Qual Life Outcomes. 2021 Sep 28;19(1):227. doi: 10.1186/s12955-021-01859-w. PubMed PMID: 34583694; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC8477498.

Reisine S, Schensul JJ, Salvi A, Grady J, Ha T, Li JDoes sequencing matter? A cross-over randomized trial to evaluate a bi-level community-based intervention to improve oral hygiene among vulnerable adults. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol. 2021 Jun 6;. doi: 10.1111/cdoe.12663. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 34091935.

Zelenev A, Li J, Shea P, Hecht R, Altice FL. Modeling Combination Hepatitis C Virus Treatment and Prevention Strategies in a Network of People Who Inject Drugs in the United States. Clin Infect Dis. 2021 Mar 1;72(5):755-763. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciaa142. PubMed PMID: 32060534; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7935393.

Vlahos, Penny P., Schendul, S., Anand, S., Shipley, E., Diyabalanage, S., Hu, Chaoran, Ha, T., Staniec, A., Haider, L., Schensul, J., Hewavitarne, P., Silva, T., Chandrahjith, R., Nanayakkara, N., (2021-22) Water Sounrces and Kidney Function: Investigating Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown Etiology in a Prospective Study”, npj Clean Water. In press.

Ha, Toan, Schensul, S., Schensul, J., Nguyen, Trang, Nguyen, Nam. (2021-22). HIV prevalence and sexual risk behaviors among young women migrant workers in the industrial zones in Vietnam. Frontiers in Reproduction Health, Section HIV and STIs. Accepted for publication.

Reisine, S., Schensul, JJ., Salvi, Apoorva, Grady, James, Ha Toan, Li, Jianghong. 2021. Does sequencing matter? A cross-over randomized trial to evaluate a bi-level community-based intervention to improve oral hygiene among vulnerable adults. Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology. Accepted for publication.

Reisine, S., Schensul, JJ., Salvi, A., Li, J., Ha, T., Grady, J. (2021) The effects of social determinants of health on a  bi-level clinical trial to improve oral hygiene among older and disabled adults living in low income housing. Journal of Disability and Oral Health. Accepted for publication.

Schensul, JJ., Reisine, Susan, Salvi, A., Ha, Toan, Grady, James, Li, Jianghong. 2021. Evaluating mechanisms of change in an oral hygiene improvement trial with older adults. Under final review, BMC Oral Health.

Schensul SL, Ha T, Schensul JJ, Grady J, Burleson JA, Gaikwad S, Joshi K, Malye R, Sarna A. Multilevel and Multifactorial Interventions to Reduce Alcohol Consumption and Improve ART Adherence and Related Factors Among HIV Positive Men in Mumbai, India. AIDS Behav. 2021 May 20. doi: 10.1007/s10461-021-03303-y. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34014429.

Schensul, J. (2021). Community based research partnerships for co-constructing participatory forms of social justice research and action. Tracce Urbana, 8:43-68.

Book Chapters
Nguyen Thi Thuy Hanh & Schensul, Jean J. Challenges faced by older Vietnamese women in managing relational intimacy. In Handbook on Aging in Asia, Health & Social Policy, Samantha, T. (ed). Springer accepted in 2021, in press for 2022.

Schensul, Jean J. Methodological Issues in Participatory Research with Older Adults. In Howell, Britteny and Harrod, Ryan P (ed) 2021, Anthropological Perspectives on Aging. University Press of Florida, In press.

Newsletter Articles
Schensul, S.  & Schensul, J. 2021. Two decades of research and multilevel intervention on HIV/STI in Mumbai, India. The Community Psychologist (TCP) Newsletter, Division 27, Society for Community Psychology, International section edited by Douglas Perkins, Vanderbilt University, and Olga Oliveira Cunha, NOVA University.

Emily Morrison, Jean Schensul, et al. 2021. Final report to Social Science Research Council and British Academy on Community Engagement and Vaccine Hesitancy, a four site cross national comparison.

Case study
Schensul, Jean., 2021. Confronting COVID 19 vaccination challenges: the Hartford Story. Available on request.