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Publications

This is a selected list of recent publications written by UMass Lowell Center for Community Research and Engagement researchers and associates.

Bond, M.A., Haynes, M., Toof, R., Scroll, T. & Holmberg, M. 'Growing Our Own' through Partnerships with Educational Institutions: Putting the Community Health Center Philosophy into Action for Diversity. Monograph funded by the University of Massachusetts Creative Economy Fund 

Bond, M.A, Haynes, M.C., Toof, R.A., Holmberg, M.D., & Reyes Quinteros, J.A. (2013). Workforce diversity in community health centers. Journal of Community Practice, 21:1-2, pp. 62-86.

Carswel, A., Yust, B., & Turcotte, D .A.  2013. A Content Review and Impact Analysis of Housing and Society through 40 Years. Housing and Society 40 (232-245), 87-117.

Haynes, M. C., Bond, M. A., Toof, R. A., Shroll, T., & Holmberg, M. D. (2014). Healthy diversity: Promoting a diverse healthcare work force through innovative partnerships. In M. Duffy, A. Aremnia & C. L. Stacey (Eds.), Caring on the clock: The complexities and contradictions of paid care work (pp. 263-274). NJ: Rutgers Press.

Hostetler, A. J. (in press). Gilbert Herdt (1949-) (biographical entry). In P. Whelehan & A. Bolin (Eds.), Encyclopedia of human sexuality. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.

Hostetler, A. J., & Paterson, S. E. (in press). Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth. In T. P. Gullotta & M. Bloom (Eds.), Encyclopedia of primary prevention and health promotion, volume II (2nd Ed.). New York: Springer (forthcoming in Summer 2014).

Nelson-Peterman, J. L., Toof, R., Liang, S. L., & Grigg-Saito, D. C. (2015). Long-term refugee health: Health behaviors and outcomes of Cambodian refugee and immigrant women. Health Education & Behavior, 1-10, DOI: 10.1177/1090198115590779.

Punnett, L., Lin, W., Nobrega, S., Kane, K., Toof, R., Wall, M., & Li, W. (2017). Report to the MA Department of Public Health: PWFT Worksite Wellness Data Management and Evaluation.

Silka, L., Gibson, J., & Toof, R. (2013). The Ethics of Leadership in Partnership. C. Beauvais, R. C. Shukla, & M. David-Blais (Eds.), Ethical Leadership and Contemporary Challenges: Philosophical Perspectives. Leuven, Belgium: Peeter Publishers.

Toof, R., Wall, M., & the Lowell Youth Development Collaborative. (2016). City of Lowell Strategic Plan for Gang and Youth Violence Prevention, Intervention & Suppression. 

Toof, R., Nemon, M., & the Greater Lowell Ex-Offender Reentry Partnership. (2013). 5-Year Strategic Plan for Ex-Offender Reintegration. 

Turcotte, D.A., Chaves, A., Ross, E., Adejumo, M. (2016) "2016 Community Health Needs Assessment," Lowell General Hospital.

Turcotte, D.A., Alvarez-Chavez, C.R., Flores-Bernal, J.L., Esquer-Peralta, J., Munguia-Vega, N.E., Corella-Madueno, M.A., Rascon-Careaga, A., Velazquez-Contreras, L.E. (2016) "Detection of Allergen Sources in the Homes of Sensitized Children," Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine 6 pp. 531

Turcotte, D.A., Ramirez-Tejeda, K., Pike, S. (2016) "Unsustainable Wind Turbine Blade Disposal Practices in the United States: A Case for Policy Intervention and Technological Innovation," New Solutions: A Journal of Environmental And Occupational Health Policy: NS

Turcotte, D.A., Woskie, S., Gore, R., Chaves, E., Adejumo, K. (2015) "Health Effects of Housing on Urban Low-Income Asthmatic Children in Lowell Massachusetts," pp. 111

Turcotte, D. A., Alker, H., Vidrine, E., Gore, R., & Woskie, S. (2014). Healthy Homes: In-Home Environmental Asthma Intervention in a Diverse Urban Community. American Journal of Public Health (pending publication, April, 2014).

Turcotte, D.A., Johnson, M. P., Vidrine, E. Drew, R., & Sullivan, F. (2014). Reconstructing Neighborhoods: Case Studies in Foreclosed Housing Acquisition and Redevelopment by Community Development Corporations, Housing and Society (pending publication).     

Most recent Conference Presentations    

Haynes, M., Toof, R., & Bond M. A. (2015). Diversity on community-based boards: More than a mandate.  Poster presented at the APA Society for Community Research and Action Biennial Conference, Lowell, MA.

Hostetler, A. J. Policies and strategies promoting social integration, community engagement, and social justice for older adults. Symposium proposal accepted for the 5th International Conference of Community Psychology, Fortaleza, Brazil, September 3-6, 2014.

Hostetler, A. J., Frye, A. A., & Kaskan, E. Variation in seniors' social support networks and community engagement: A latent class analysis. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI, July 31-August 4, 2013.

Hostetler, A. J. Remaking senior centers for diverse populations and a "new old age." Paper presented at the 14th Biennial Conference of the Society for Community Research and Action (American Psychological Association Division 27), Miami, FL, June 26-29, 2013.

Toof, R., & Wall, M. (2015). What does the research partnership look like from the other side? Round table discussion at the APA Society for Community Research and Action Biennial Conference, Lowell, MA.

Toof, R., & Wall, M. (2015). Partnerships in program evaluation. Poster presented at the APA Society for Community Research and Action Biennial Conference, Lowell, MA.

Turcotte, D. (2014). Healthy homes: In-home environmental asthma interventions in a diverse urban community.  Presentation at National Healthy Homes Conference, Nashville, Tennessee, May 28, 2014.

Turcotte, D., (2013). Healthy homes: In-home environmental asthma interventions in a diverse urban community.  Presentation at American Public Health Association Annual Convention, Boston, Massachusetts, November 5, 2013.

Turcotte, D. (2013).  Healthy homes: In-home environmental asthma interventions in a diverse urban community. Paper presentation at the 2013 Housing Education and Research Association Conference, Tulsa, Oklahoma, October 29, 2013.

Turcotte, D. (2013). Power: The architect of conflict.  Invited keynote presentation at the International Management Symposium (Symposio Internacional de Administracion), University of Sonora, Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico.