Racial and Ethnic Disparities
Healthcare Providers in Minority Communities
Ko M, Cummings JC, Ponce NA. Changes in the supply of rural health centers, 2000-2011: Implications for rural minority communities. Journal of Rural Health. 2016. 32(3):245-253
Ko M, Needleman J, Derose KP, Laugesen M, Ponce NA. Residential segregation and the survival of U.S. urban public hospitals. Medical Care Research and Review. June: 71(3): 243-60.
Ko M, Ponce NA. Community residential segregation and the local supply of Federally Qualified Health Centers. Health Services Research. 2013. Feb: 48(1): 253-70.
Cummings JR, Wen H, Ko M. Decline in public substance abuse disorder treatment centers most serious in counties with high shares of black residents. Health Affairs. 2016. June. 35:1036-1044
Cummings, JR, Wen H, Ko M, Druss BG. Race/ethnicity and geographic access to Medicaid substance use facilities in the United States. JAMA Psychiatry. Feb: 71(2): 190-6.
Quality of Care for Minorities
Odierna D, Afable-Munsuz A, Ikediobi O, Beattie M, Knight S, Ko M, Wilson A, Ponce NA. Early developments in gene expression profiling of breast tumors: Potential for increasing black-white disparities in breast cancer outcomes? Personalized Medicine. 2011. Nov: 8(6): 669-679.