1. Perzynski AT. (2016). Neighborhoods and Health from Redlining to the Digital Divide: Perspectives for Public Health and Primary Care. Prevention Research Center for Health Neighborhoods Seminar. Cleveland, Ohio.
  2. Perzynski AT, panelist. (2015). Is Broadband the New Social Determinant of Health? Federal Communications Commission Connect2Health Task Force Panel. Detroit, MI.
  3. Perzynski AT, Roach MJ, Einstadter D, Gunzler D & Callahan B. (2015). Emerging Inequality in Adoption and Use of the Personal Health Record at a Large Urban Safety Net Care System. Federal Communications Commission Connect2Health Task Force Roundtable.
  4. Perzynski AT. (2015). Ready and Waiting: Prosumer Health Care for Today and Tomorrow. Medicine Institute Health Services Research Seminar, Cleveland Clinic.
  5. Herrmann L, Welter E, Berg A, Perzynki A, Van Doren J and Sajatovic M. (2016). Development of a technology-based health communication strategy to reduce epilepsy stigma among young adults. Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Assocation. Denver, CO.
  6. Waghray A, Waghray N, Perzynski AT and Wolfe MM. (2016) Optimal Omeprazole Dosing and Symptom Control – A Randomized Controlled Trial (OSCAR Trial). Digestive Diseases Week. San Diego, CA.
  7. Perzynski AT, Roach MJ, Shick S, Callahan B, Gunzler D, Cebul R, Kaelber D, Thornton JD and Einstadter D. (2016). Neighborhood Broadband Internet Inequality & the Digital Divide in Personal Health Record Use. Annual Meeting of the Society for General Internal Medicine. Hollywood, FL.
  8. Perzynski AT, Williams R, Murphy P, Stoneking R, Harris M*, Cemballi A*, Zehnder A, McVey L, Coats J, & Hebert C. (2015). Non-Immersive Virtual Reality Gaming to Promote Weight Loss Management amongst African-American Women in the Diabetes Prevention Program. Obesity Week. Los Angeles, CA.
  9. Perzynski AT, Roach MJ, Einstadter D, Gunzler D & Callahan B. (2015). Emerging Inequality in Adoption and Use of the Personal Health Record at a Large Urban Safety Net Care. Society for General Internal Medicine Midwest Regional Meeting. Cleveland, OH.
  10. Perzynski AT, Lawless ME, Leon J, Thomas C, Seeholzer E & Yokely J. (2015). Multicultural Recognition in Weight-Management Treatment Design: The STRIDES Social Responsibility Therapy Program. Obesity Week. Los Angeles, CA.
  11. Gill H, Perzynski AT & Said TH. (2015). Addressing the Issue of Health Disparities in Old Age through Appreciating Language and Cultural Differences in Clinical Encounters. Society for General Internal Medicine Midwest Regional Meeting. Cleveland, OH.
  12. Perzynski AT, Sudano JJ, Harris M* (2015). Brief Measures for Evaluating Engagement and Perceived Usefulness of Health Apps for Patients. 38th Annual Meeting of the Society for General Internal Medicine, Toronto, CA.
  13. Smith T*, Sudano JJ, Andrukat S, Harris M & Perzynski AT. (2015). How are People Spending their Time in Outpatient Waiting Rooms? Case Western Reserve University Research ShowCASE, Cleveland, OH.
  14. Harris M, Perzynski AT, Sudano J (2015). Estimating the Associations between Literacy, Numeracy, Income and Composite Health Risks among Persons Taking a Health Risk Assessment. North Central Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Cleveland, OH.
  15. Perzynski AT, Caron A, Hekelman F, Beachy N, Wank D & Campbell J. (2015). Countering the Zero-Sum Fallacy with Novel Strategies for Faculty Development in Primary Care. Society for Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Spring Conference. Orlando, FL.
  16. Pedretti M & Perzynski AT. (2015). Composing Backwards: Video Challenges to Process Composition Pedagogy. Paper in invited Symposium, 4 R’s of Teaching YouTube Composition: Risk, Rhetoric, Reflection, Reward. Conference on College Composition and Communication. Tampa, FL.
  17. Perzynski AT, Harris M*, Ozsoyoglu G, Andrukat A & Sudano JJ (2014). Health Risk Assessment Software for Everyone: Testing the Association of Numeracy with Engagement, Perceived Usefulness and Satisfaction. 36th Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making. Miami, FL.
  18. Perzynski AT, Adebambo B, Corrigan M, Hekelman F, Wank D & Campbell J. (2014). The Use of Health Disparities Case Narratives in the Faculty Development of Primary Care Geriatricians. Annual Meeting of the American Geriatrics Society. Orlando, FL.
  19. Sudano JJ, Perzynski AT, Harris M*, Hutchins EB (2014). Development of the “Gold Standard” Health Risk Assessment for use in Primary Care: Making the Most of Affordable Care Act Opportunities. Academy Health Annual Research Meeting. San Diego, CA.
  20. Harris M*, Sudano JJ, Perzynski AT, Singer ME (2014). Health Risk Assessment Use in Primary Care: Providers’ Knowledge, Perceptions and Intentions to Use. Academy Health Annual Research Meeting. San Diego, CA.
  21. Sheon, AR, Frank, SH, Kucmanic M, Simon M, Kippes C. Bringing innovation to public health: Adding a public health perspective to a medical hackathon. Oral Presentation, American Public Health Association Annual Meeting 2016
  22. Sheon AR. Moderator. Community digital inclusion partnerships with healthcare providers. Panel Discussion at National Digital Inclusion Alliance Net Summit. May 18, 2016. Kansas City, KS.
  23. Sheon AR. Research Studies on Broadband Adoption and Health Disparities. Invited Featured Panelist, Broadband Health Technology Roundtable: Leveraging the Power of Broadband to Shape the Future of Health and Care in Cleveland and Beyond. October 26, 2015. Cleveland OH.

In Preparation

  1. Perzynski AT, Smith T, Sudano JJ & Harris M. (In Preparation). From Waiting Room to Ready Room: A Necessary Evolution in Health Care.
  2. Pedretti M & Perzynski AT. (Accepted). Writing Backwards: Video Challenges to Process Composition Pedagogy. Chapter in Multimodality: History, Theory, Research, and Pedagogy. S Khadka and JC Lee eds.
  3. Perzynski AT, Ramsey R, Zimmermann K, Cage J, Welter E & Sajatovic M. (Under Review). Barriers and Facilitators to Self-management among Persons with Epilepsy that is Complicated by Mental Health Conditions or Acute Medical Events. Chronic Illness.
  4. Perzynski AT, Blixen C, Cage J & Sajatovic M. (In progress). Where is the Patient? Finding the Person in Patient-Centered Health Care. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.
  5. Taksler G, Perzynski A, Kattan M. (Under Review). Modeling Individual Patient Preferences for Colorectal Cancer Screening. Medical Decision Making.

Publications in Peer-Reviewed Scientific & Journals:

  1. *Resident, Fellow, Student or other Trainee
  2. Perzynski AT, Blixen C, Cage J*, Zimmermann K, & Sajatovic M. (In Press). Informing Policy for Reducing Stroke Health Disparities from the Experience of African American Male Stroke Survivors: A Qualitative Study. Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities.
  3. Hand RK*, Perzynski AT (In Press). Ecologic momentary assessment: applications and opportunities in nutrition and dietetics. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
  4. Blixen C, Bukach A, Perzynski A, Howland M, Sajatovic M. (In Press). Coping strategies used by poorly adherent patients for self-managing bipolar disorder. Patient Preference and Adherence.
  5. Herrmann LK , Welter E, Berg AT, Perzynski AT, Van Doren J, & Sajatovic M. (2016). Epilepsy misconceptions and stigma reduction: Synthesis from a systematized literature review and stakeholder input. Epilepsy & Behavior, 60:165-173. doi:10.1016/j.yebeh.2016.04.003
  6. Blixen C, Kanuch, S. Perzynski AT, Thomas, C. Dawson & NV Sajatovic M. (In Press) Barriers to Self-Management of Serious Mental Illness and Diabetes. American Journal of Health Behavior.
  7. Yoon, S*., Steigerwald, S., Holmes, M. R., & Perzynski, A. T. (2016). Children’s exposure to violence: The underlying effect of posttraumatic stress symptoms on behavior problems. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 29(1):72-9. doi: 10.1002/jts.22063
  8. Prakash S, McGrail A, Lewis SA, Schold J, Lawless ME, Sehgal AR & Perzynski AT. (2015).Behavioural Stage of Change and Dialysis Decision Making. Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology 10(2), 197-204.
  9. Sajatovic M, Welter E, Tatsuoka C, Perzynski AT, Einstadter D. (2015). Electronic medical record analysis of emergency room visits and hospitalizations in individuals with epilepsy and mental illness comorbidity. Epilepsy Behavior.; Sep;50:55-60.
  10. Bolen S, Sage P, Perzynski A, Stange K. (2015). No moment wasted: the primary care visit for adults with diabetes and low socioeconomic status. Prim Health Care Res Dev. 20:1-15.
  11. Blixen C, Perzynski A, Smyth K, Moore S, Sila C, Pundik S, & Sajatovic M. (2015). Using focus groups to inform the development of stroke recovery and prevention programs for younger African-American (AA) men. Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation. 22(3): 221-231.
  12. Gunzler DG, Perzynski AT, Bermel R, Lewis S & Miller D. (2015). Disentangling Multiple Sclerosis & Depression: An Adjusted Depression Screening Score for Patient-Centered Care. Journal of Behavioral Medicine. 38(2), 237-250.
  13. Sajatovic M, Gunzler D, Einstadter D, Thomas C, McCormick R, Perzynski AT, Kanuch S, Cassidy K & Dawson NV (2015). Clinical characteristics of individuals with serious mental illness and type 2 diabetes. Psychiatric Services, 66(2), 197-199.
  14. Blixen, C., Perzynski, A.T., Kanuch, S., Dawson, N., Kaiser, D., Lawless, M., Seeholzer, E., & Sajatovic, M. (2015). Training Peer Educators to Promote Self-Management Skills in People with Serious Mental Illness (SMI) and Diabetes (DM) in a Primary Health Care Setting. Primary Health Care Research & Development, 16: 127–137.
  15. Lawless ME, Muellner J*, Sehgal AR, Thomas CL & Perzynski AT. (2014). Cultural Competency Education for Researchers: A Pilot Study using a neighborhood visit approach. SOCRA Source: Journal of the Society of Clinical Research Associates, 81: 12-21.
  16. Sudano JJ, Huber GM, Perzynski AT, Lewis SA & Murray PK (2014). Difficulties in administering and evaluating a 3-minute step test modified for a clinical population. Journal of Sport and Human Performance, 2(3).
  17. Blixen C, Perzynski AT, Cage J*, Smyth K, Moore S, Sila C, Pundik S & Sajatovic M. (2014) Stroke recovery and prevention barriers among young African-American men: Potential avenues to reduce health disparities. Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation, 21(5), 432-442.
  18. Longjohn M, Sheon AR, Card-Higginson P, Nader P, Mason M. Learning from state surveillance of childhood obesity. Health Affairs. 2010 Mar;29(3):463-472.
  19. Kippes C, Gawelek B, Bruckman D, Desario P, Stacklin R, Sheon A, Borawski E. Community Health Status Assessment for Cuyahoga County, OH: Health Improvement Partnership-Cuyahoga Initiative. March 2013.
  20. Sheon AR, Katta V, Costello B, Longjohn M, Mantinan K. (2011) Registry-based BMI surveillance: A guide to system preparation, design, and implementation. Ann Arbor, MI: Altarum Institute.

Blogs, Press and Other Publications:

  1. Sheon AR.< a href="" target="_blank"> The $150,000,000 grant Cleveland just got that you never heard of. Health Data Matters Blog, April 1, 2016.