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Tetine L. Sentell, PhD

Title
Faculty RankAssociate Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Hawaii
DepartmentOffice of Public Health Studies
AddressThompson School of Social Work and Public Health
University of Hawaii at Manoa
1960 East-West Road
Honolulu HI 96822
Phone8089565781
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    2013Board of Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Teaching, University of Hawai’i at Manoa

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    Dr. Tetine Sentell is an associate professor in the Office of Public Health Studies at the University of Hawaii, Office of Public Health Studies where she is part of the Health Policy and Management specialization. Dr. Sentell received a Ph.D. in Health Services and Policy Analysis from the University of California, Berkeley and was an NIMH postdoctoral fellow at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Sentell has a long-standing interest in health literacy, particularly in the relationship between health literacy, limited English proficiency, and racial/ethnic health disparities. Dr. Sentell is currently the PI for a 5-year study funded by NIMHD under the Center for Native and Pacific Health Disparities Research concerning racial/ethnic differences in preventable hospitalizations and re-hospitalizations and for an AHRQ sponsored R21 considering maternal quality information for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, especially those with limited English proficiency and low health literacy. She recently completed an NCI funded project considering disparities in cancer screening among Asian Americans by health literacy and English proficiency.

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    1. Levin-Zamir D, Sorensen K, Su TT, Sentell T, Rowlands G, Messer M, Pleasant A, Saboga Nunes L, Lev-Ari S, Okan O. Health promotion preparedness for health crises - a 'must' or 'nice to have'? Case studies and global lessons learned from the COVID-19 Pandemic. Glob Health Promot. 2021 Mar 27; 1757975921998639. PMID: 33775167.
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    2. Patil U, Kostareva U, Hadley M, Manganello JA, Okan O, Dadaczynski K, Massey PM, Agner J, Sentell T. Health Literacy, Digital Health Literacy, and COVID-19 Pandemic Attitudes and Behaviors in U.S. College Students: Implications for Interventions. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021 03 23; 18(6). PMID: 33806763.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
    3. Delafield R, Elia J, Chang A, Kaneshiro B, Sentell T, Pirkle CM. A Cross-Sectional Study Examining Differences in Indication for Cesarean Delivery by Race/Ethnicity. Healthcare (Basel). 2021 Feb 03; 9(2). PMID: 33546153.
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    4. Unciano S, Talana AL, Maldonado F, Oyama K, Apo CE, Qureshi K, Buenconsejo-Lum L, Burrage R, Arndt R, Sentell T. Insights in Public Health: Interdisciplinary Student Team from University of Hawai'i at Manoa in the HI-EMA Community Care Unit: Identifying Needs in the Pandemic and Learning Together. Hawaii J Health Soc Welf. 2021 Feb 01; 80(2):41-45. PMID: 33575664.
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    5. Sentell TL, Agner JL, Davis J, Mannem S, Seto TB, Valente TW, Vawer M, Taira DA. Social networks in patients hospitalized with preventable conditions for heart disease and diabetes in Hawai'i by health literacy. Chronic Illn. 2021 Jan 26; 1742395320987892. PMID: 33497289.
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    6. McGurk MD, Pirkle CM, Beckelman T, Lee J, Inoue K, Yang A, Hansen-Smith H, Sentell T. Reinventing health promotion for healthy default beverage laws in the face of COVID-19. Glob Health Promot. 2021 03; 28(1):79-83. PMID: 33482708.
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    7. Kostareva U, Albright CL, Berens EM, Polansky P, Kadish DE, Ivanov LL, Sentell TL. A Multilingual Integrative Review of Health Literacy in Former Soviet Union, Russian-Speaking Immigrants. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021 01 14; 18(2). PMID: 33466671.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    8. Sentell T, Foss-Durant A, Patil U, Taira D, Paasche-Orlow MK, Trinacty CM. Organizational Health Literacy: Opportunities for Patient-Centered Care in the Wake of COVID-19. Qual Manag Health Care. 2021 Jan/Mar 01; 30(1):49-60. PMID: 33229999.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    9. Sentell TL, Ylli A, Pirkle CM, Qirjako G, Xinxo S. Promoting a Culture of Prevention in Albania: the "Si Je?" Program. Prev Sci. 2021 01; 22(1):29-39. PMID: 30498935.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    
    10. Ylli A, Wu YY, Burazeri G, Pirkle C, Sentell T. The lower COVID-19 related mortality and incidence rates in Eastern European countries are associated with delayed start of community circulation. PLoS One. 2020; 15(12):e0243411. PMID: 33270782.
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    11. França AS, Pirkle CM, Sentell T, Velez MP, Domingues MR, Bassani DG, Câmara SMA. Evaluating Health Literacy among Adolescent and Young Adult Pregnant Women from a Low-Income Area of Northeast Brazil. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020 11 27; 17(23). PMID: 33260807.
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    12. Barbosa de Andrade R, Pirkle CM, Sentell T, Bassani D, Rodrigues Domingues M, Câmara SMA. Adequacy of Prenatal Care in Northeast Brazil: Pilot Data Comparing Attainment of Standard Care Criteria for First-Time Adolescent and Adult Pregnant Women. Int J Womens Health. 2020; 12:1023-1031. PMID: 33204175.
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    13. Stupplebeen D, Pirkle C, Domingo JL, Nett B, Sentell T, Keliikoa LB. Adaptions to the National Diabetes Prevention Programme lifestyle change curriculum by Hawai'i Federally Qualified Health Centers: a qualitative descriptive study. BMJ Open. 2020 11 04; 10(11):e037577. PMID: 33148728.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    14. Peck K, Rodericks R, Irvin L, Johnson L, Tamashiro J, Ching L, Sentell T, Pirkle C. Identifying best practices in adoption, implementation and enforcement of flavoured tobacco product restrictions and bans: lessons from experts. Tob Control. 2020 Oct 16. PMID: 33067409.
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    15. Delafield R, Elia J, Chang A, Kaneshiro B, Sentell T, Pirkle CM. Perspectives and Experiences of Obstetricians Who Provide Labor and Delivery Care for Micronesian Women in Hawai'i: What Is Driving Cesarean Delivery Rates? Qual Health Res. 2020 12; 30(14):2291-2302. PMID: 32741340.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    
    16. Sentell T, Choi SY, Ching L, Quensell M, Keliikoa LB, Corriveau É, Pirkle C. Prevalence of Selected Chronic Conditions Among Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults in Acute Care Settings in Hawai'i. Prev Chronic Dis. 2020 07 23; 17:E67. PMID: 32701433.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    
    17. Stupplebeen DA, Pirkle CM, Sentell TL, Nett BMI, Ilagan LSK, Juan B, Medeiros J, Keliikoa LB. Self-Measured Blood Pressure Monitoring: Program Planning, Implementation, and Lessons Learned From 5 Federally Qualified Health Centers in Hawai'i. Prev Chronic Dis. 2020 06 25; 17:E47. PMID: 32584755.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    
    18. Molina T, Sentell T, Akee RQ, Onaka A, Halliday TJ, Horiuchi B. The Mortality Effects of Reduced Medicaid Coverage Among International Migrants in Hawaii: 2012-2018. Am J Public Health. 2020 08; 110(8):1205-1207. PMID: 32552026.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    19. Bamrungruan A, Sentell TL, Nakata MN. Insights in Public Health: 'O ka 'Olelo Ke Ola (Language Is Life): Language Access and the Office of Language Access (OLA). Hawaii J Health Soc Welf. 2020 05 01; 79(5):168-170. PMID: 32432223.
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    20. Sentell T, Vamos S, Okan O. Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Health Literacy Research Around the World: More Important Than Ever in a Time of COVID-19. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020 04 26; 17(9). PMID: 32357457.
      Citations: 20     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
    21. Fernandes SGG, Pirkle CM, Sentell T, Costa JV, Maciel ACC, da Câmara SMA. Association between self-rated health and physical performance in middle-aged and older women from Northeast Brazil. PeerJ. 2020; 8:e8876. PMID: 32309044.
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    22. Raidoo S, Tschann M, Kaneshiro B, Sentell T. Impact of Insurance Coverage for Abortion in Hawai'i on Gestational Age at Presentation and Type of Abortion, 2010-2013. Hawaii J Health Soc Welf. 2020 04 01; 79(4):117-122. PMID: 32328583.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    23. Sentell T, Agner J, Pitt R, Davis J, Guo M, McFarlane E. Considering Health Literacy, Health Decision Making, and Health Communication in the Social Networks of Vulnerable New Mothers in Hawai'i: A Pilot Feasibility Study. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020 03 31; 17(7). PMID: 32244326.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    24. Kostareva U, Albright CL, Berens EM, Levin-Zamir D, Aringazina A, Lopatina M, Ivanov LL, Sentell TL. International Perspective on Health Literacy and Health Equity: Factors That Influence the Former Soviet Union Immigrants. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020 03 24; 17(6). PMID: 32213891.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    25. Sentell TL, Seto TB, Quensell ML, Malabed JM, Guo M, Vawer MD, Braun KL, Taira DA. Insights in Public Health: Outpatient Care Gaps for Patients Hospitalized with Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions in Hawai'i: Beyond Access and Continuity of Care. Hawaii J Health Soc Welf. 2020 03 01; 79(3):91-97. PMID: 32190842.
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    26. Vamos S, Okan O, Sentell T, Rootman I. Making a Case for "Education for Health Literacy": An International Perspective. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020 02 24; 17(4). PMID: 32102271.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    27. Agner J, Pirkle CM, Irvin L, Maddock JE, Buchthal OV, Yamauchi J, Starr R, Sentell T. The Healthy Hawai'i Initiative: insights from two decades of building a culture of health in a multicultural state. BMC Public Health. 2020 Jan 31; 20(1):141. PMID: 32005201.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
    28. Beckelman T, Sinclair-White BM, McGurk MD, Donohoe-Mather C, Vu U, Ching LK, Pirkle CM, Sentell TL, Keliikoa LB. Encouraging Adults to Choose Healthy Now: A Hawai'i Convenience Store Intervention. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2020 03; 52(3):330-334. PMID: 31902691.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    29. Davis CMA, Sentell TL, de Souza Barbosa JF, Ylli A, Curcio CL, Pirkle CM. Meeting Physical Activity Guidelines by Walking in Older Adults From Three Middle-Income Countries: A Cross-Sectional Analysis From the International Mobility in Aging Study. J Aging Phys Act. 2019 Nov 11; 1-10. PMID: 31715581.
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    30. Sentell T, Kennedy F, Seto T, Vawer M, Chiriboga G, Valdez C, Garrett LM, Paloma D, Taira D. Sharing the Patient Experience: A "Talk Story" Intervention for Heart Failure Management in Native Hawaiians. J Patient Exp. 2020 Jun; 7(3):399-407. PMID: 32821801.
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    31. Câmara SM, Sentell T, Bassani DG, Domingues MR, Pirkle CM. Strengthening health research capacity to address adolescent fertility in Northeast Brazil. J Glob Health. 2019 Jun; 9(1):010303. PMID: 30774939.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    32. Stupplebeen DA, Sentell TL, Pirkle CM, Juan B, Barnett-Sherrill AT, Humphry JW, Yoshimura SR, Kiernan J, Hartz CP, Keliikoa LB. Community Health Workers in Action: Community-Clinical Linkages for Diabetes Prevention and Hypertension Management at 3 Community Health Centers. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2019 06; 78(6 Suppl 1):15-22. PMID: 31285963.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    33. Kim JK, Garrett L, Latimer R, Nishizaki LK, Kimura JA, Taira D, Sentell T. Ke Ku'una Na'au: A Native Hawaiian Behavioral Health Initiative at The Queen's Medical Center. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2019 06; 78(6 Suppl 1):83-89. PMID: 31285976.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    34. Sentell TL, Ching L, Cacal SL, Rowan K. Community-Clinical Linkages Within Health Care in Hawai'i: History, Innovation, and Future Directions. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2019 06; 78(6 Suppl 1):3-5. PMID: 31285961.
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    35. Stupplebeen DA, Barnett-Sherrill AT, Sentell TL. Community Health Workers in Hawai'i: A Scoping Review and Framework Analysis of Existing Evidence. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2019 06; 78(6 Suppl 1):6-14. PMID: 31285962.
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    36. Cacal SL, Spock N, Quensell ML, Sentell TL, Stupplebeen DA. Legislative Definitions of Community Health Workers: Examples from Other States to Inform Hawai'i. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2019 06; 78(6 Suppl 1):23-29. PMID: 31285964.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
    37. Trinacty CM, LaWall E, Ashton M, Taira D, Seto TB, Sentell T. Adding Social Determinants in the Electronic Health Record in Clinical Care in Hawai'i: Supporting Community-Clinical Linkages in Patient Care. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2019 06; 78(6 Suppl 1):46-51. PMID: 31285969.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    38. Irvin L, Sentell TL. Community-Clinical Linkages Supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: The Hawai'i Department of Health Perspective. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2019 06; 78(6 Suppl 1):102-103. PMID: 31285979.
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    39. Sentell T, da Câmara SMA, Ylli A, Velez MP, Domingues MR, Bassani DG, Guo M, Pirkle CM. Data gaps in adolescent fertility surveillance in middle-income countries in Latin America and South Eastern Europe: Barriers to evidence-based health promotion. South East Eur J Public Health. 2019; 11. PMID: 32432023.
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    40. Milla C, Guo M, Chang A, Chen N, Miyamura J, Sentell T. Patient Perspectives in Comparing Hospitals for Childbirth: Insights from Hawai'i. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2019 03; 78(3):89-97. PMID: 30854254.
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    41. Vawer M, Rutiz R, Tukuafu V, Whatley K, Hanchett K, Kahaleuahi L, Park L, Minn M, Blackburn B, Young M, Muneno A, Taira DA, Sentell T, Seto TB. Insights in Public Health: Hana Pu No Ke Ola O Hana ("Working Together for the Health of Hana"): Our 14-year CBPR Journey. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2019 03; 78(3):111-114. PMID: 30854258.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
    42. LaWall E, Wu YY, Fan VY, Ashton M, Sentell T. Living Alone and Homelessness as Predictors of 30-Day Potentially Preventable Hospital Readmission. Prev Chronic Dis. 2019 02 07; 16:E16. PMID: 30730829.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    43. Irvin LH, Johnson L, Yamauchi J, Holmes JR, Ching LK, Starr RR, Pirkle CM, Sentell TL. Insights in Public Health: Formative Factors for a Statewide Tobacco Control Advocacy Infrastructure: Insights from Hawai'i. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2019 02; 78(2):66-70. PMID: 30766767.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
    44. Inada MK, Braun KL, Mwarike P, Cassel K, Compton R, Yamada S, Sentell T. Chuukese community experiences of racial discrimination and other barriers to healthcare: Perspectives from community members and providers. Soc Med (Soc Med Publ Group). 2019 Jan-Apr; 12(1):3-13. PMID: 31723340.
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    45. Pirkle CM, Ylli A, Burazeri G, Sentell TL. Social and community factors associated with hypertension awareness and control among older adults in Tirana, Albania. Eur J Public Health. 2018 12 01; 28(6):1163-1168. PMID: 29579218.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    46. Guo M, Quensell M, Chang A, Miyamura J, Sentell T. Understanding of Key Obstetric Quality Terminology by Asian and Pacific Islander Subgroups: Implications for Patient Engagement and Health Equity. Matern Child Health J. 2018 Nov; 22(11):1543-1549. PMID: 30006728.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    47. Rodericks R, Vu U, Holmes JR, Ryan J, Sentell T, Saka S. Insights in Public Health: Data Highlights from the Hawai'i Youth Risk Behavior Survey: Links Between Academic Achievement and Health Behaviors. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2018 11; 77(11):297-304. PMID: 30416874.
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    48. Lam L, Ahn HJ, Okajima K, Schoenman K, Seto TB, Shohet RV, Miyamura J, Sentell TL, Nakagawa K. Gender Differences in the Rate of 30-Day Readmissions after Percutaneous Coronary Intervention for Acute Coronary Syndrome. Womens Health Issues. 2019 Jan - Feb; 29(1):17-22. PMID: 30482594.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    49. Sentell TL, Shen C, Landsittel D, Mays MH, Southerland J, King MH, Taira DA. Racial/Ethnic Differences in Those Accompanying Medicare Patients to the Doctor: Insights from the 2013 Medicare Current Beneficiary's Survey. J Immigr Minor Health. 2018 Aug; 20(4):776-783. PMID: 28405871.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    50. Malabed JM, Taira DA, Seto TB, Braun KL, Sentell T. 2017 Writing Contest Undergraduate Winner: Pathways to Preventable Hospitalizations for Filipino Patients with Diabetes and Heart Disease in Hawai'i. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2018 07; 77(7):155-160. PMID: 30009093.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    51. Taira D, Sentell T, Albright C, Lansidell D, Nakagawa K, Seto T, Stevens JM. Insights in Public Health: Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring: Underuse in Clinical Practice in Hawai'i. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2017 11; 76(11):314-317. PMID: 29164016.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    52. Davis CM, Guo M, Miyamura J, Chang A, Nelson-Hurwitz DC, Sentell T. Key Factors in Obstetric Delivery Decision-Making among Asian and Pacific Islander Women by English Proficiency. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2017 10; 76(10):279-286. PMID: 29018590.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    53. Hipp S, Carlson A, McFarlane E, Sentell TL, Hayes D. Insights in Public Health: Improving Reproductive Life Planning in Hawai'i: One Key Question®. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2017 09; 76(9):261-264. PMID: 28900582.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
    54. Sentell T, Pitt R, Buchthal OV. Health Literacy in a Social Context: Review of Quantitative Evidence. Health Lit Res Pract. 2017 Apr; 1(2):e41-e70. PMID: 31294251.
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    55. Tong M, Sentell T. Insights in Public Health: Challenges Investigating Health Outcomes in Chinese Americans Using Population-Based Survey Data. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2017 01; 76(1):27-32. PMID: 28090401.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
    56. Quensell ML, Taira DA, Seto TB, Braun KL, Sentell TL. "I Need my Own Place to get Better": Patient Perspectives on the Role of Housing in Potentially Preventable Hospitalizations. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2017; 28(2):784-797. PMID: 28529224.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    57. Wey A, Davis J, Juarez DT, Sentell T. Distinguishing between primary and secondary racial identification in analyses of health disparities of a multiracial population in Hawaii. Ethn Health. 2018 04; 23(3):233-248. PMID: 27905209.
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    58. Taira DA, Shen C, King M, Landsittel D, Mays MH, Sentell T, Southerland J. Access to medications for medicare enrollees related to race/ethnicity: Results from the 2013 Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey. Res Social Adm Pharm. 2017 11; 13(6):1208-1213. PMID: 27914950.
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    59. Sentell T, Ahn HJ, Miyamura J, Taira DA. Thirty-Day Inpatient Readmissions for Asian American and Pacific Islander Subgroups Compared With Whites. Med Care Res Rev. 2018 02; 75(1):100-126. PMID: 28885123.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    60. Massey PM, Langellier BA, Sentell T, Manganello J. Nativity and language preference as drivers of health information seeking: examining differences and trends from a U.S. population-based survey. Ethn Health. 2017 12; 22(6):596-609. PMID: 27766894.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    61. Nakagawa K, Ahn HJ, Taira DA, Miyamura J, Sentell TL. Ethnic Comparison of 30-Day Potentially Preventable Readmissions After Stroke in Hawaii. Stroke. 2016 10; 47(10):2611-7. PMID: 27608816.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    62. Tsoh JY, Sentell T, Gildengorin G, Le GM, Chan E, Fung LC, Pasick RJ, Stewart S, Wong C, Woo K, Burke A, Wang J, McPhee SJ, Nguyen TT. Healthcare Communication Barriers and Self-Rated Health in Older Chinese American Immigrants. J Community Health. 2016 08; 41(4):741-52. PMID: 26746205.
      Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    63. Sentell TL, Seto TB, Young MM, Vawer M, Quensell ML, Braun KL, Taira DA. Pathways to potentially preventable hospitalizations for diabetes and heart failure: a qualitative analysis of patient perspectives. BMC Health Serv Res. 2016 07 26; 16:300. PMID: 27456233.
      Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    64. Hagiwara M, Juarez DT, Yamada S, Miyamura J, Sentell T. Inpatient Hospitalization Costs: A Comparative Study of Micronesians, Native Hawaiians, Japanese, and Whites in Hawai'i. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2015 Dec 22; 13(1):ijerph13010029. PMID: 26703685.
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    65. Hagiwara MK, Miyamura J, Yamada S, Sentell T. Younger and Sicker: Comparing Micronesians to Other Ethnicities in Hawaii. Am J Public Health. 2016 Mar; 106(3):485-91. PMID: 26691107.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    66. Chang AL, Hurwitz E, Miyamura J, Kaneshiro B, Sentell T. Maternal risk factors and perinatal outcomes among pacific islander groups in Hawaii: a retrospective cohort study using statewide hospital data. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2015 Oct 05; 15:239. PMID: 26438058.
      Citations: 17     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    67. Sentell T, Miyamura J, Ahn HJ, Chen JJ, Seto T, Juarez D. Potentially Preventable Hospitalizations for Congestive Heart Failure Among Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in Hawai'i. J Immigr Minor Health. 2015 Oct; 17(5):1289-97. PMID: 25204624.
      Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    68. Heo HH, Sentell TL, Li D, Ahn HJ, Miyamura J, Braun K. Disparities in Potentially Preventable Hospitalizations for Chronic Conditions Among Korean Americans, Hawaii, 2010-2012. Prev Chronic Dis. 2015 Sep 17; 12:E152. PMID: 26378898.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    69. Sentell T, Chang A, Ahn HJ, Miyamura J. Maternal language and adverse birth outcomes in a statewide analysis. Women Health. 2016; 56(3):257-80. PMID: 26361937.
      Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
    70. Sentell T, Braun KL, Davis J, Davis T. Health literacy and meeting breast and cervical cancer screening guidelines among Asians and whites in California. Springerplus. 2015; 4:432. PMID: 26306294.
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    71. Guo MW, Ahn HJ, Juarez DT, Miyamura J, Sentell TL. Length of Stay and Deaths in Diabetes-Related Preventable Hospitalizations Among Asian American, Pacific Islander, and White Older Adults on Medicare, Hawai'i, December 2006-December 2010. Prev Chronic Dis. 2015 Aug 06; 12:E124. PMID: 26247424.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    72. Sentell T, Zhang W, Ching LK. Insights in Public Health: The Importance of Considering Educational Inequity and Health Literacy to Understand Racial/Ethnic Health Disparities. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2015 Jul; 74(7):244-7. PMID: 26225271.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    73. Sentell TL, Ahn HJ, Miyamura J, Juarez DT. Cost Burden of Potentially Preventable Hospitalizations for Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes for Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders, and Whites in Hawai'i. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2015 May; 26(2 Suppl):63-82. PMID: 25981089.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    74. Sentell TL, Tsoh JY, Davis T, Davis J, Braun KL. Low health literacy and cancer screening among Chinese Americans in California: a cross-sectional analysis. BMJ Open. 2015 Jan 05; 5(1):e006104. PMID: 25564140.
      Citations: 19     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
    75. Sentell TL, Valcour N, Ahn HJ, Miyamura J, Nakamoto B, Chow D, Masaki K, Seto TB, Chen JJ, Shikuma C. High rates of Native Hawaiian and older Japanese adults hospitalized with dementia in Hawai'i. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2015 Jan; 63(1):158-64. PMID: 25537987.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    76. Sentell TL, Juarez DT, Ahn HJ, Tseng CW, Chen JJ, Salvail FR, Miyamura J, Mau MK. Disparities in diabetes-related preventable hospitalizations among working-age Native Hawaiians and Asians in Hawai'i. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2014 Dec; 73(12 Suppl 3):8-13. PMID: 25535595.
      Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    77. Sentell T, Marten L, Ahn HJ, Qui Y, Chen JJ, Miyamura J, Chow D, Shikuma C. Disparities in hospitalizations among HIV positive individuals for Native Hawaiians and Asians compared to Whites in Hawai'i. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2014 Oct; 73(10):308-14. PMID: 25337448.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    78. Sentell T, Chang A, Cheng Y, Miyamura J. Maternal quality and safety outcomes for Asians and Pacific Islanders in Hawai'i: an observational study from five years of statewide data. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2014 Aug 30; 14:298. PMID: 25174436.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    79. Pacheco M, Sentell T, Katz AR. Under-reporting of pelvic inflammatory disease in Hawaii: a comparison of state surveillance and hospitalization data. J Community Health. 2014 Apr; 39(2):336-8. PMID: 23999911.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
    80. Sentell T, Unick GJ, Ahn HJ, Braun KL, Miyamura J, Shumway M. Illness severity and psychiatric hospitalization rates among Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. Psychiatr Serv. 2013 Nov 01; 64(11):1095-102. PMID: 23945849.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    81. Sentell T, Zhang W, Davis J, Baker KK, Braun KL. The influence of community and individual health literacy on self-reported health status. J Gen Intern Med. 2014 Feb; 29(2):298-304. PMID: 24096723.
      Citations: 17     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
    82. Choy L, Dela Cruz MR, Hagiwara M, Hee Heo H, Peacock T, Pearce MG, Usagawa T, Sentell T. Insights in public health: taxing sugar sweetened beverages to improve public health: policy action in Hawai'i. Doctoral Health Policy Seminar, Spring 2013. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2013 Aug; 72(8):286-91. PMID: 24349893.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    83. Sentell TL, Ahn HJ, Juarez DT, Tseng CW, Chen JJ, Salvail FR, Miyamura J, Mau ML. Comparison of potentially preventable hospitalizations related to diabetes among Native Hawaiian, Chinese, Filipino, and Japanese elderly compared with whites, Hawai'i, December 2006-December 2010. Prev Chronic Dis. 2013 Jul 25; 10:E123. PMID: 23886042.
      Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    84. Sentell T, Dela Cruz MR, Heo HH, Braun KL. Health literacy, health communication challenges, and cancer screening among rural native Hawaiian and Filipino women. J Cancer Educ. 2013 Jun; 28(2):325-34. PMID: 23536194.
      Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
    85. Sentell T, Braun KL, Davis J, Davis T. Colorectal cancer screening: low health literacy and limited English proficiency among Asians and Whites in California. J Health Commun. 2013; 18 Suppl 1:242-55. PMID: 24093359.
      Citations: 27     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    86. Sentell T. Implications for reform: survey of California adults suggests low health literacy predicts likelihood of being uninsured. Health Aff (Millwood). 2012 May; 31(5):1039-48. PMID: 22566444.
      Citations: 19     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    87. Juarez DT, Sentell T, Tokumaru S, Goo R, Davis JW, Mau MM. Factors associated with poor glycemic control or wide glycemic variability among diabetes patients in Hawaii, 2006-2009. Prev Chronic Dis. 2012; 9:120065. PMID: 23017247.
      Citations: 37     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    88. Sentell T, Braun KL. Low health literacy, limited English proficiency, and health status in Asians, Latinos, and other racial/ethnic groups in California. J Health Commun. 2012; 17 Suppl 3:82-99. PMID: 23030563.
      Citations: 97     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    89. Sentell TL, He G, Gregg EW, Schillinger D. Racial/ethnic variation in prevalence estimates for United States prediabetes under alternative 2010 American Diabetes Association criteria: 1988-2008. Ethn Dis. 2012; 22(4):451-8. PMID: 23140076.
      Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    90. Sentell T, Baker KK, Onaka A, Braun K. Low health literacy and poor health status in Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in Hawai'i. J Health Commun. 2011; 16 Suppl 3:279-94. PMID: 21951258.
      Citations: 21     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    91. He G, Sentell T, Schillinger D. A new public health tool for risk assessment of abnormal glucose levels. Prev Chronic Dis. 2010 Mar; 7(2):A34. PMID: 20158962.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    92. Sentell T, Shumway M, Snowden L. Access to mental health treatment by English language proficiency and race/ethnicity. J Gen Intern Med. 2007 Nov; 22 Suppl 2:289-93. PMID: 17957413.
      Citations: 87     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    93. Howard DH, Sentell T, Gazmararian JA. Impact of health literacy on socioeconomic and racial differences in health in an elderly population. J Gen Intern Med. 2006 Aug; 21(8):857-61. PMID: 16881947.
      Citations: 78     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    94. Sentell TL, Halpin HA. Importance of adult literacy in understanding health disparities. J Gen Intern Med. 2006 Aug; 21(8):862-6. PMID: 16881948.
      Citations: 57     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    95. Shumway M, Sentell T, Unick G, Bamberg W. Cognitive complexity of self-administered depression measures. J Affect Disord. 2004 Dec; 83(2-3):191-8. PMID: 15555713.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    96. Shumway M, Sentell TL. An examination of leading mental health journals for evidence to inform evidence-based practice. Psychiatr Serv. 2004 Jun; 55(6):649-53. PMID: 15175461.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    97. Shumway M, Sentell T, Chouljian T, Tellier J, Rozewicz F, Okun M. Assessing preferences for schizophrenia outcomes: comprehension and decision strategies in three assessment methods. Ment Health Serv Res. 2003 Sep; 5(3):121-35. PMID: 15224446.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    98. Sentell TL, Ratcliff-Baird B. Literacy and comprehension of Beck Depression Inventory response alternatives. Community Ment Health J. 2003 Aug; 39(4):323-31. PMID: 12908646.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    99. Sentell TL, Shumway MA. Low literacy and mental illness in a nationally representative sample. J Nerv Ment Dis. 2003 Aug; 191(8):549-52. PMID: 12972860.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    100. Pingitore DP, Scheffler RM, Sentell T, West JC. Comparison of psychiatrists and psychologists in clinical practice. Psychiatr Serv. 2002 Aug; 53(8):977-83. PMID: 12161672.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
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