Recent Family Medicine Scholarly Work


Park B, Budzynska K, Almasri N, Islam S, Alyas F, Carolan RL, Abraham BE, Castro-Camero PA, Shreve ME, Rees DA, Lamerato L. Tight versus standard blood pressure control on the incidence of myocardial infarction and stroke: an observational retrospective cohort study in the general ambulatory setting. BMC Fam Pract. 2020 May 16;21(1):91. doi: 10.1186/s12875-020-01163-4. PMID: 32416722; PMCID: PMC7231410.

Doshi M, Lopez WD, Mesa H, Bryce R, Rabinowitz E, Rion R, Fleming PJ. Barriers & facilitators to healthcare and social services among undocumented Latino(a)/Latinx immigrant clients: Perspectives from frontline service providers in Southeast Michigan. PLoS One. 2020 Jun 5;15(6):e0233839. Doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0233839. PMID: 32502193; PMCID: PMC7274400.

Garcia T, Ford B, Pike D, Bryce R, Richardson C, Wolfson JA. Development and implementation of a community health centre-based cooking skills intervention in Detroit, MI. Public Health Nutr. 2020 Sep 30:1-12. Doi: 10.1017/S1368980020003481. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32993845.

Mesa H, Doshi M, Lopez W, Bryce R, Rion R, Rabinowitz E, Fleming PJ. Impact of anti-immigrant rhetoric and policies on frontline health and social service providers in Southeast Michigan, U.S.A. Health Soc Care Community. 2020 May 27. doi: 10.1111/hsc.13012. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32462702.

Buechler CR, Ukani A, Elsharawi R, Gable J, Petersen A, Franklin M, Chung R, Bell J, Manly A, Hefzi N, Carpenter D, Bryce R. Barriers, beliefs, and practices regarding hygiene and vaccination among the homeless during a hepatitis A outbreak in Detroit, MI. Heliyon. 2020 Mar 26;6(3):e03474. doi: 10.1016/j.heliyon.2020.e03474.
PMID: 32258449; PMCID: PMC7109626.

Mercuro NJ, Lodise TP, Kenney RM, Rezik B, Vemulapalli RC, Costandi MJ, Davis SL. Impact of unit-specific metrics and prescribing tools on a family medicine ward. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020 Jul 1:1-7. doi: 10.1017/ice.2020.288. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32605686.

Park B, Islam S, Vemulapalli RC, Shreve ME. Primary biliary cholangitis presenting as acute ischemic stroke: A rare association. Clin Case Rep. 2020 Jan 4;8(2):274-277. doi: 10.1002/ccr3.2590. PMID: 32128172; PMCID: PMC7044369.


Budzynska K, Passerman D, White-Perkins D, Rees DA, Xu J, Lamerato L, Schooley S. Diabetes mellitus and hyperglycemia control on the risk of colorectal adenomatous polyps: a retrospective cohort study. BMC Fam Pract. 2018 Aug 29;19(1):145. doi: 10.1186/s12875-018-0835-1. PMID: 30157768; PMCID: PMC6116428.

Budzynska, K., Passerman, D., White-Perkins, D., Rees, D. A., Xu, J., Lamerato, L., & Schooley, S: Diabetes mellitus and hyperglycemia control on the risk of colorectal adenomatous polyps: a retrospective cohort study. BMC family practice, 19(1), 145. Aug. 2018


Bryce R, Guajardo C, Ilarraza D, et al. Participation in a farmers’ market fruit and vegetable prescription program at a federally qualified health center improves hemoglobin A1C in low income uncontrolled diabetics. Prev Med Rep. 2017;7:176-179. Published 2017 Jun 27. Doi:10.1016/j.pmedr.2017.06.006

Park B, Vemulapalli RC, Gupta A, Shreve ME, Rees DA. Docetaxel-Induced Systemic Sclerosis with Internal Organ Involvement Masquerading as Congestive Heart Failure. Case Reports Immunol. 2017;2017:4249157. doi: 10.1155/2017/4249157. Epub 2017 Feb 6.Erratum in: Case Reports Immunol. 2017;2017:4809124. PMID: 28265474; PMCID: PMC5317138.

Park B, Vemulapalli RC, Gupta A, Shreve ME, Rees DA. Corrigendum to "Docetaxel-Induced Systemic Sclerosis with Internal Organ Involvement Masquerading as Congestive Heart Failure". Case Reports Immunol. 2017;2017:4809124. doi: 10.1155/2017/4809124. Epub 2017 Jun 29.Erratum for: Case Reports Immunol. 2017;2017:4249157. PMID: 28690907; PMCID: PMC5494544.

Kwarteng JL, Schulz AJ, Mentz GB, Israel BA, Perkins DW. Independent Effects of Neighborhood Poverty and Psychosocial Stress on Obesity Over Time. J Urban Health. 2017 Dec;94(6):791-802.

Kwarteng JL, Schulz AJ, Mentz GB, Israel BA, Shanks TR, Perkins DW. Does Perceived Safety Modify the Effectiveness of a Walking-Group Intervention Designed to Promote Physical Activity? Am J Health Promot. 2017 Jan 1:890117117696443.

Holm A, Rowe-Gorosh M, Brady M, White-Perkins D: Recognizing Privilege and Bias: An Interactive Exercise to Expand Health Care Providers’ Personal Awareness. Academic Medicine, 2017 Mar;92(3):360-364


Budzynska K, Filippelli AC, Sadikova E, Low Dog T, Gardiner P. Use and Factors Associated With Herbal/Botanical and Nonvitamin/Nonmineral Dietary Supplements Among Women of Reproductive Age: An Analysis of the Infant Feeding Practices Study II. J Midwifery Womens Health. 2016 Jul;61(4):419-26. doi: 10.1111/jmwh.12482. Epub 2016 Jun 23. PMID: 27336953.

Heidemann, DL, Joseph NA, Kuchipudi A, White-Perkins D, Drake, S: Racial Economic Disparities in Diabetes in a Large Primary Care Patient Population. Ethnicity & Disease, Vol. 26, Number 1, Winter 2016

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