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Heslin Kevin

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology
Phone310-761-4726
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    Title(s)Assistant Professor In-Residence, Ophthalmology


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    Racial/ethnic Disparities in Mental Healthcare Use by Substance Abuse Clients
    NIH/NIDA R03DA018762Sep 1, 2007 - Aug 31, 2010
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Blanchard J, Weiss AJ, Barrett ML, Stocks C, Owens PL, Coffey R, Heslin KC. Readmissions Following Inpatient Treatment for Opioid-Related Conditions. Subst Use Misuse. 2019 Jan 08; 1-9. PMID: 30618327.
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    2. Blanchard J, Weiss AJ, Barrett ML, McDermott KW, Heslin KC. State variation in opioid treatment policies and opioid-related hospital readmissions. BMC Health Serv Res. 2018 Dec 17; 18(1):971. PMID: 30558595.
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    3. Heslin KC, Barrett ML. Shifts in Alcohol-Related Diagnoses After the Introduction of International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision, Clinical Modification Coding in U.S. Hospitals: Implications for Epidemiologic Research. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2018 Nov; 42(11):2205-2213. PMID: 30099754.
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    4. Heslin KC, Owens PL, Simpson LA, Guevara JP, McCormick MC. Annual Report on Health Care for Children and Youth in the United States: Focus on 30-Day Unplanned Inpatient Readmissions, 2009 to 2014. Acad Pediatr. 2018 Nov - Dec; 18(8):857-872. PMID: 30031903.
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    5. Jones JM, Fingar KR, Miller MA, Coffey R, Barrett M, Flottemesch T, Heslin KC, Gray DT, Moy E. Racial Disparities in Sepsis-Related In-Hospital Mortality: Using a Broad Case Capture Method and Multivariate Controls for Clinical and Hospital Variables, 2004-2013. Crit Care Med. 2017 Dec; 45(12):e1209-e1217. PMID: 28906287.
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    6. Heslin KC, Owens PL, Karaca Z, Barrett ML, Moore BJ, Elixhauser A. Trends in Opioid-related Inpatient Stays Shifted After the US Transitioned to ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Coding in 2015. Med Care. 2017 11; 55(11):918-923. PMID: 28930890.
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    7. Kranke D, Weiss EL, Heslin KC, Dobalian A. "We Are Disaster Response Experts": A Qualitative Study on the Mental Health Impact of Volunteering in Disaster Settings Among Combat Veterans. Soc Work Public Health. 2017; 32(8):500-509. PMID: 28876217.
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    8. Flottemesch TJ, Raetzman S, Heslin KC, Fingar K, Coffey R, Barrett M, Moy E. Age-related Disparities in Trauma Center Access for Severe Head Injuries Following the Release of the Updated Field Triage Guidelines. Acad Emerg Med. 2017 04; 24(4):447-457. PMID: 27992953.
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    9. Popescu I, Heslin KC, Coffey RM, Washington RE, Barrett ML, Karnell LH, Escarce JJ. Differences in Use of High-quality and Low-quality Hospitals Among Working-age Individuals by Insurance Type. Med Care. 2017 Feb; 55(2):148-154. PMID: 28079673.
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    10. Heslin KC, Elixhauser A, Steiner CA. Identifying in-patient costs attributable to the clinical sequelae and comorbidities of alcoholic liver disease in a national hospital database. Addiction. 2017 May; 112(5):782-791. PMID: 27886658.
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    11. Moore BJ, Coffey RM, Heslin KC, Moy E. Admissions after discharge from an emergency department for chest symptoms. Diagnosis (Berl). 2016 Sep 01; 3(3):103-113. PMID: 29536895.
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    12. Morris AM, Ricci KA, Griffin AR, Heslin KC, Dobalian A. Personal and professional challenges confronted by hospital staff following hurricane sandy: a qualitative assessment of management perspectives. BMC Emerg Med. 2016 05 05; 16(1):18. PMID: 27151172; PMCID: PMC4857438.
    13. Skinner HG, Coffey R, Jones J, Heslin KC, Moy E. The effects of multiple chronic conditions on hospitalization costs and utilization for ambulatory care sensitive conditions in the United States: a nationally representative cross-sectional study. BMC Health Serv Res. 2016 Mar 01; 16:77. PMID: 26926525.
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    14. Heslin KC, Gable A, Dobalian A. Special Services for Women in Substance Use Disorders Treatment: How Does the Department of Veterans Affairs Compare with Other Providers? Womens Health Issues. 2015 Nov-Dec; 25(6):666-72. PMID: 26329259.
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    15. Guerrero EG, Heslin KC, Chang E, Fenwick K, Yano E. Organizational correlates of implementation of colocation of mental health and primary care in the Veterans Health Administration. Adm Policy Ment Health. 2015 Jul; 42(4):420-8. PMID: 25096986; PMCID: PMC4320040.
    16. Ricci KA, Griffin AR, Heslin KC, Kranke D, Dobalian A. Evacuate or Shelter-in-place? The Role of Corporate Memory and Political Environment in Hospital-evacuation Decision Making. Prehosp Disaster Med. 2015 Jun; 30(3):233-8. PMID: 25783663.
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    17. Zagelbaum NK, Heslin KC, Stein JA, Ruzek J, Smith RE, Nyugen T, Dobalian A. Factors influencing readiness to deploy in disaster response: findings from a cross-sectional survey of the Department of Veterans Affairs Disaster Emergency Medical Personnel System. BMC Emerg Med. 2014 Jul 19; 14:16. PMID: 25038628.
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    18. Der-Martirosian C, Heslin KC, Mitchell MN, Chu K, Tran K, Dobalian A. Comparison of the use of H1N1 and seasonal influenza vaccinations between veterans and non-veterans in the United States, 2010. BMC Public Health. 2013 Nov 20; 13:1082. PMID: 24252569; PMCID: PMC4225574.
    19. Heslin KC, Guerrero EG, Mitchell MN, Afable MK, Dobalian A. Explaining differences in hepatitis C between U.S. veterans and nonveterans in treatment for substance abuse: results from a regression decomposition. Subst Use Misuse. 2013 Jul; 48(10):854-62. PMID: 23869458.
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    20. Heslin KC, Gin JL, Afable MK, Ricci K, Dobalian A. Personal medication preparedness among veteran and nonveteran men and women in the California population. Prehosp Disaster Med. 2013 Aug; 28(4):359-66. PMID: 23731616.
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    21. Heslin KC, Singzon TK, Farmer M, Dobalian A, Tsao J, Hamilton AB. Therapy or threat? Inadvertent exposure to alcohol and illicit drug cues in the neighbourhoods of sober living homes. Health Soc Care Community. 2013 Sep; 21(5):500-8. PMID: 23551743.
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    22. Heslin KC, Riopelle D, Gin JL, Ordunez J, Naranjo DE, Dobalian A. Confidence in the fairness of local public health systems’ response to disasters: the US Veterans’ perspective. Disaster Med Public Health Prep. 2013 Feb; 7(1):75-81. PMID: 23193219.
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    23. Heslin KC, Stein JA, Dobalian A, Simon B, Lanto AB, Yano EM, Rubenstein LV. Alcohol problems as a risk factor for postdisaster depressed mood among U.S. veterans. Psychol Addict Behav. 2013 Mar; 27(1):207-13. PMID: 23106638; PMCID: PMC3604132.
    24. Dobalian A, Stein JA, Heslin KC, Riopelle D, Venkatesh B, Lanto AB, Simon B, Yano EM, Rubenstein LV. Impact of the Northridge earthquake on the mental health of veterans: results from a panel study. Disaster Med Public Health Prep. 2011 Sep; 5 Suppl 2:S220-6. PMID: 21908699.
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    25. Heslin KC, Singzon T, Aimiuwu O, Sheridan D, Hamilton A. From personal tragedy to personal challenge: responses to stigma among sober living home residents and operators. Sociol Health Illn. 2012 Mar; 34(3):379-95. PMID: 21707663.
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    26. Heslin KC, Stein JA, Heinzerling KG, Pan D, Magladry C, Hays RD. Clinical correlates of health-related quality of life among opioid-dependent patients. Qual Life Res. 2011 Oct; 20(8):1205-13. PMID: 21328090.
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    27. Yang FM, Heslin KC, Mehta KM, Yang CW, Ocepek-Welikson K, Kleinman M, Morales LS, Hays RD, Stewart AL, Mungas D, Jones RN, Teresi JA. A comparison of item response theory-based methods for examining differential item functioning in object naming test by language of assessment among older Latinos. Psychol Test Assess Model. 2011; 53(4):440-460. PMID: 23471423.
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    28. Hammatt ZH, Nishitani J, Heslin KC, Perry MT, Szetela C, Jones L, Williams P, Antoine-LaVigne D, Forge NG, Norris KC. Partnering to harmonize IRBs for community-engaged research to reduce health disparities. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2011; 22(4 Suppl):8-15. PMID: 22102302; PMCID: PMC3579219.
    29. Heslin KC, Hamilton AB, Singzon TK, Smith JL, Anderson NL. Alternative families in recovery: fictive kin relationships among residents of sober living homes. Qual Health Res. 2011 Apr; 21(4):477-88. PMID: 20952602.
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    30. Robinson PL, Boscardin WJ, George SM, Teklehaimanot S, Heslin KC, Bluthenthal RN. The effect of urban street gang densities on small area homicide incidence in a large metropolitan county, 1994-2002. J Urban Health. 2009 Jul; 86(4):511-23. PMID: 19247837; PMCID: PMC2704266.
    31. Heslin KC, Gore JL, King WD, Fox SA. Sexual orientation and testing for prostate and colorectal cancers among men in California. Med Care. 2008 Dec; 46(12):1240-8. PMID: 19300314; PMCID: PMC2659454.
    32. Ko M, Heslin KC, Edelstein RA, Grumbach K. The role of medical education in reducing health care disparities: the first ten years of the UCLA/Drew Medical Education Program. J Gen Intern Med. 2007 May; 22(5):625-31. PMID: 17443370; PMCID: PMC1852922.
    33. Heslin KC, Robinson PL, Baker RS, Gelberg L. Community characteristics and violence against homeless women in Los Angeles County. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2007 Feb; 18(1):203-18. PMID: 17337808.
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    34. Heslin KC, Casey R, Shaheen MA, Cardenas F, Baker RS. Racial and ethnic differences in unmet need for vision care among children with special health care needs. Arch Ophthalmol. 2006 Jun; 124(6):895-902. PMID: 16769846.
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    35. Heslin KC, Andersen RM, Ettner SL, Kominski GF, Belin TR, Morgenstern H, Cunningham WE. Do specialist self-referral insurance policies improve access to HIV-experienced physicians as a regular source of care? Med Care Res Rev. 2005 Oct; 62(5):583-600. PMID: 16177459.
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    36. Ko M, Edelstein RA, Heslin KC, Rajagopalan S, Wilkerson L, Colburn L, Grumbach K. Impact of the University of California, Los Angeles/Charles R. Drew University Medical Education Program on medical students' intentions to practice in underserved areas. Acad Med. 2005 Sep; 80(9):803-8. PMID: 16123457.
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    37. Kominski GF, Heslin KC, Morgenstern H, Hurwitz EL, Harber PI. Economic evaluation of four treatments for low-back pain: results from a randomized controlled trial. Med Care. 2005 May; 43(5):428-35. PMID: 15838406.
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    38. Heslin KC, Andersen RM, Ettner SL, Cunningham WE. Racial and ethnic disparities in access to physicians with HIV-related expertise. J Gen Intern Med. 2005 Mar; 20(3):283-9. PMID: 15836534; PMCID: PMC1490084.
    39. Bazargan M, Calderón JL, Heslin KC, Mentes C, Shaheen MA, Ahdout J, Baker RS. A profile of chronic mental and physical conditions among African-American and Latino children in urban public housing. Ethn Dis. 2005; 15(4 Suppl 5):S5-3-9. PMID: 16312939.
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    40. Scott RP, Heslin KC. Historical perspectives on the care of African Americans with cardiovascular disease. Ann Thorac Surg. 2003 Oct; 76(4):S1348-55. PMID: 14530063.
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    41. Heslin KC, Andersen RM, Gelberg L. Use of faith-based social service providers in a representative sample of urban homeless women. J Urban Health. 2003 Sep; 80(3):371-82. PMID: 12930877; PMCID: PMC3455976.
    42. Heslin KC, Andersen RM, Gelberg L. Case management and access to services for homeless women. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2003 Feb; 14(1):34-51. PMID: 12613067.
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    43. Gifford AL, Cunningham WE, Heslin KC, Andersen RM, Nakazono T, Lieu DK, Shapiro MF, Bozzette SA. Participation in research and access to experimental treatments by HIV-infected patients. N Engl J Med. 2002 May 02; 346(18):1373-82. PMID: 11986412.
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