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Leah Anne Zallman, M.D.

TitleInstructor in Medicine
InstitutionCambridge Health Alliance
AddressCambridge Health Alliance
Institute for Community Health
163 Gore St
Cambridge MA 02141
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 completed student projects
Immigrants’ Knowledge/Awareness of Insurance and their Views on its Affordability under Massachusetts Health Reform
Summer, 06/09/14 - 08/14/14

 selected publications
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  1. Zallman L, Bearse A, Neal N, VanDeusen Lukas C, Hacker K. Strategies for Aligning Physicians to System Redesign Goals at Eight Safety-Net Systems. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2014 Dec; 40(12):541-3.
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  2. Frank C, Himmelstein DU, Woolhandler S, Bor DH, Wolfe SM, Heymann O, Zallman L, Lasser KE. Era of faster FDA drug approval has also seen increased black-box warnings and market withdrawals. Health Aff (Millwood). 2014 Aug; 33(8):1453-9.
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  3. Stimpson JP, Wilson FA, Zallman L. ED visits and spending by unauthorized immigrants compared with legal immigrants and US natives. Am J Emerg Med. 2014 Jun; 32(6):679-80.
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  4. Marrast LM, Zallman L, Woolhandler S, Bor DH, McCormick D. Minority physicians' role in the care of underserved patients: diversifying the physician workforce may be key in addressing health disparities. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Feb 1; 174(2):289-91.
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  5. Zallman L, Himmelstein DH, Woolhandler S, Bor DH, Ayanian JZ, Wilper AP, McCormick D. Undiagnosed and uncontrolled hypertension and hyperlipidemia among immigrants in the US. J Immigr Minor Health. 2013 Oct; 15(5):858-65.
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  6. Zallman L, Woolhandler S, Himmelstein D, Bor D, McCormick D. Immigrants contributed an estimated $115.2 billion more to the Medicare Trust Fund than they took out in 2002-09. Health Aff (Millwood). 2013 Jun; 32(6):1153-60.
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  7. Zallman L, Tendulkar S, Bhuyia N, Dube B, Early S, Arredondo M, Puleo R, Sengupta N, Alsan B, Hacker K. Provider's perspectives on building research and quality improvement capacity in primary care: a strategy to improve workforce satisfaction. Clin Transl Sci. 2013 Oct; 6(5):404-8.
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  8. Zallman L, Rubens SL, Saitz R, Samet JH, Lloyd-Travaglini C, Liebschutz J. Attitudinal Barriers to Analgesic Use among Patients with Substance Use Disorders. Pain Res Treat. 2012; 2012:167062.
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  9. Zallman L, Woolhandler S, Himmelstein D, Bor DH, McCormick D. Computed tomography associated cancers and cancer deaths following visits to U.S. emergency departments. Int J Health Serv. 2012; 42(4):591-605.
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  10. Nardin R, Zallman L, Frank C, Day B, Boyd JW. US medical students' health insurance coverage for mental health and substance abuse treatment. JAMA. 2011 Sep 7; 306(9):931-3.
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  11. Zallman L, Ma J, Xiao L, Lasser KE. Quality of US primary care delivered by resident and staff physicians. J Gen Intern Med. 2010 Nov; 25(11):1193-7.
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  12. O'Mahony S, Blank AE, Zallman L, Selwyn PA. The benefits of a hospital-based inpatient palliative care consultation service: preliminary outcome data. J Palliat Med. 2005 Oct; 8(5):1033-9.
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  13. Karasz A, Zallman L, Berg K, Gourevitch M, Selwyn P, Arnsten JH, Arnstein J. The experience of chronic severe pain in patients undergoing methadone maintenance treatment. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2004 Nov; 28(5):517-25.
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  14. Zallman L, Sanchez J, Choi H, Selwyn P. Unmet need for chronic disease and end-of-life care at urban family health centers in the Bronx, NY. Fam Med. 2003 Oct; 35(9):637-42.
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  15. O'Mahony S, McHugh M, Zallman L, Selwyn P. Ventilator withdrawal: procedures and outcomes. Report of a collaboration between a critical care division and a palliative care service. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2003 Oct; 26(4):954-61.
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