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Brian Jack, MD Publications  

Original, peer reviewed articles:

  1. Jack BW, Empkie TM, Kates RB. Routine obstetric ultrasound. American Family Physician 1987;35(5):173-182. PMID: 3554942
  2. Jack BW, Lasswell AB, McQuade W, Culpepper L. A follow-up survey of family physicians' interest and knowledge of nutrition. Academic Medicine 1990;65:710-712. PMID: 2102105
  3. Jack BW, Davis S, Culpepper L, Hunt V. Cocaine abuse in maternal-child health care. Journal of Family Practice 1990;31(5):477-488. PMID: 2172440
  4. Hume AL, Jack BW, Levinson P. Severe hyponatremia: an association with Lisinopril? Drug Intell Clin Pharm Annals of Pharmacotherapeutics 1990;24:1169-72. PMID: 1965241
  5. Jack BW, Culpepper L. Preconception care: risk reduction and health promotion in preparation for pregnancy. Journal of the American Medical Association 1990;264(9):1147-1149. PMID: 2384939
  6. Culpepper L, Jack B, Hunt V, McGuire A, Mattis N. Perinatal care and learning disabilities: A community view. Rhode Island Medicine 1990;74(6):265-274. PMID:
  7. Jack BW, Culpepper L. Preconception care. Journal of Family Practice 1991;32(3):306-315. PMID: 2002323
  8. Jack BW, Gans KM, McQuade W, Culpepper L, Lasswell A, Hume AL, Dowling PT, Carleton RA. A successful physician training program in cholesterol screening and management. Preventive Medicine 1991;20(3):364-377. PMID: 1862058
  9. Long R, Jack B. Gestational diabetes mellitus. American Academy of Family Practice Clinical Update 1992;162.
  10. Gans K, Jack B, Lasater T, Lefebvre RC, McQuade W, Carleton RA. Changing physicians' attitudes, knowledge and self-efficacy regarding cholesterol screening and management. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 1993;9:101-106. PMID: 8471266
  11. Jack BW, Culpepper L, Carlough M, Warner S. Family medicine obstetrics: Improving access, implementing prevention. Rhode Island Medicine 1993;76:285-289. PMID: 8329776
  12. Jack BW, Culpepper L, Anandarajah G, Shea C. The teaching community health center. Rhode Island Medicine 1993;76:299-302. PMID: 8329779
  13. Culpepper L, Jack BW. Psychological Issues in Pregnancy. In, Smith MA (Ed): Primary Care Clinics in Office Practice: Obstetrics. 1993;20(3). PMID: 8378453
  14. Kogan MD, Alexander GR, Kotelchuck M, Nagey DA, Jack BW. Comparing Maternal Report on the Content of Prenatal Care to Recommended National Guidelines. Public Health Reports 1994;109:637-46. PMCID: PMC1403551
  15. Jack B. Preconception care (or how all family physicians "do" OB). American Family Physician. 1995;51:1807-8 (invited editorial). PMID: 7762469
  16. Jack BW, Campanile C, McQuade W, Kogan MD. The negative pregnancy test: an opportunity for preconception care. Archives of Family Medicine 1995;4:340-45. PMID: 7711921

The abstract from this paper was reprinted in: Journal of the American Medical Association. 1995;274(14):1099; and was reported in the print and audio versions of Journal Watch

  1. Kogan MD, Alexander GR, Teitelbaum MA, Kiely JL, Jack BW, Kotelchuck M, Pappas G. The effect of gaps in health insurance on continuity of a regular source of care among preschool-aged children in the United States. Journal of the American Medical Association 1995:274;1429-35. PMID: 7474188
  2. Culpepper L, Jack B. Prenatal visits: it's not the number, it's the content. Birth 1996;23(4):236-238. PMID: 9086961
  3. Kotelchuck M, Kogan M, Alexander G, Jack B. The influence of site of care on the content of prenatal care for low-income women. Maternal and Child Health Journal 1997;1:25-34. PMID: 10728223
  4. Fraboni A, Jack B. External cephalic version. American Academy of Family Practice Clinical Update 1997;216.
  5. Jack BW, Nagy Z, Varga Z. Health Care Reform in Central and Eastern Europe: Family Medicine in Hungary. European Journal of General Practice 1997:3:152-8.
  6. Rehan V, Jack BW. Antenatal steroid therapy: beyond a shadow of a doubt. American Family Physician 1997;51:1807-8. PMID:
  7. Kogan MD, Alexander GR, Jack BW, Allen MC. The association between adequacy of prenatal care utilization and subsequent pediatric care utilization in the United States. Pediatrics 1998;102:25-30. PMID: 9651409
  8. Jack BW, Culpepper L, Babcock J, Kogan M, Wesimiller D. Addressing preconception risks at the time of a negative pregnancy test? A randomized trial. Journal of Family Practice 1998;47:33-38. (This article was included in a Cochrane review.) PMID: 9673606
  9. Mitchell R, Jack B, McQuade W. Mapping the cognitive environment of a residency: An exploratory study of a maternal and child health rotation. Teaching and learning in Medicine 1999;11:6-11. PMID:
  10. Jack B. Organizing the Primary Care Team; Development of Family Practice in Romania, Use of Practice Guidelines. Family Practice Bulletin: Informative Pentru Medicci de Familie: Editorial Group of British Journal of Family Practice 2000;3:149-161.
  11. Jack B. Implementing Practice Guideline in Romania Family Practice. Bulletin: Informative Pentru Medicii de Familie Editorial Group of British Journal of Family Practice2000; 3:64-69.
  12. Fowler JR, Jack BW. Preconception care in developing countries. Medical Care. Aga Khan University Press, Karachi Pakistan 2003.
  13. Cohen D, Guirguis-Blacke J, Chetty VK, Jack B. Family physicians make a substantial contribution to newborn care. The case of the State of Maine, Graham Center one-pager. American Family Physician 2003;68:593. PMID: 12952378
  14. Cohen D, Guirguis-Blacke J, Chetty VK, Jack B. Family physicians make a substantial contribution to maternity care. The Case of the State of Maine, Graham Center one-pager. American Family Physician 2003, 68:405. PMID: 12924826
  15. Paul R, Andrades M, Ambroen A, Qureshi R, Jack B, Etches D, Raglow G. Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO) Courses in the Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan. Medicine Today 2004.
  16. Anthony D, Chetty VK, Kartha A, McKenna K, Rizzo DePaoli M, Jack B. Patient Safety at Time of Discharge – An Example of a Multifaceted Process Evaluation. In: Henriksen K, Battles JB, Marks ES, Lewin DI, editors. Advances in patient safety: from research to implementation. Vol. 2, Concepts and methodology. AHRQ Publication No. 05-0021-2. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; Feb 2005.
  17. Odell CD, Kotelchuck M. Chetty VK, Fowler J, Stubblefield PG, Orejuela M, Jack B. Maternal hypertension as a risk factor for low birth weight infants: comparison of Haitian and African American women. Maternal and Child Health Journal 2006;10:39-46. PMID: 16397832
  18. CDC Select Panel on Preconception Care (all members listed). Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Recommendation to Improve Preconception Health and Healthcare – United States: A Report of the CDC/ATSDR Preconception Care Workgroup and the Select Panel on Preconception Care. MMWR 2006; 55 (No RR6); a publication of the CDC Select Panel on Preconception Care.
  19. Dunlop AL, Jack B, Frey K. National Recommendations for Preconception Care: The essential role of the family physician. Journal of the American Board Family Medicine 2007;20:81-4. PMID: 17204739
  20. Greenwald JL, Denham C, Jack BW. The hospital discharge: a care transition with a high potential for errors. The Journal of Patient Safety 2007;3:97-106. PMID:
  21. Kartha A, Anthony D, Manasseh C, Greenwald J, Chetty VK, Burgess J, Culpepper L, Jack B. Depression is a risk factor for rehospitalization in medical inpatients. The Primary Companion to the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry 2007;9:256-262. PMCID: PMC2018837
  22. Babich LP, Bicknell WJ, Culpepper L, Jack BW. Social responsibility, international development, and institutional commitment: lessons for the Boston University experience. Academic Medicine 2008;83(2):143-147. PMID: 18303358
  23. Strunin L, Stone M, Jack B. Understanding rehospitalization risk: can the hospital discharge be modified to impact recurrent hospitalization. Journal of Hospital Medicine. 2007; 2(5): 297-304. PMID: 17935257
  24. Paul R, Andrades M, Ambroen A, Qureshi R, Jack B, Etches D, Raglow G. The change in trainee physicians’ knowledge and comfort levels with obstetric emergencies following ALSO training. Medicine Today 2008;6(2):165-168.
  25. Babich L, Bicknell W, Culpepper L, Jack B, Phooko MM, Smith B, Thahane TT. Institutional Commitment and HIV/AIDS: Lessons from the first three years of the Lesotho-Boston University Collaboration. Global Public Health: An International Journal for Research, Policy and Practice, 2008;3(4)417.
  26. Atrash H, Jack BW, Johnson K, Coonrod DV, Moos M-K, Stubblefield P, Cefalo R, Damus K, Reddy U. Where is the “W”oman in MCH? Am J Obstet Gynecol 2008;199(Suppl):S259-265. PMID: 19081420
  27. Jack BW, Atrash H, Coonrod DV, Moos M-K, O’Donnell JK, Johnson K. The clinical content of preconception care: an overview and preparation of this supplement. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2008;199(Suppl):S266-279. PMID: 19081421
  28. Moos M-K, Dunlop AL, Jack BW, Nelson L, Coonrod DV, Long R, Boggess KA, Gardiner PP. Healthier women, healthier reproductive outcomes: recommendations for the routine care of all women of childbearing age. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2008;199(Suppl):S280-289. PMID: 19084122
  29. Coonrod D, Jack BW, Bogess KA, Long R, Conry JA, Cox SN, Cefalo R, Hunter KD, Pizzica AL, Dunlop AL. The clinical content of preconception care: immunizations as part of preconception care. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2008;199(Suppl):S290-295. PMID: 19081423
  30. Coonrod DV, Jack BW, Stubblefield P, Hollier LM, Boggess KA, Cefalo R, Cox SN, Dunlop AL, Hunter KD, Prasad MR, Lu MC, Conry JA, Gibbs RS, Hogan VK. The clinical content of preconception care: infectious diseases in preconception care. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2008;199(Suppl):S296-309. PMID: 19081424
  31. Dunlop AL, Jack BW, Bottalico JN, Lu MC, James A, Shellhaas CS, Hallstrom LH-K, Solomon BD, Feero WG, Menard MK, Iams JD. The clinical content of preconception care: women with chronic medical conditions. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2008;199(Suppl):S310-327. PMID: 19081425
  32. Floyd RL, Jack BW, Cefalo R, Atrash H, Mahoney J, Herron A, Husten C, Sokol RJ. The clinical content of preconception care: alcohol, tobacco, and illicit drug exposures. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2008;199(Suppl): S333-339. PMID: 19081427
  33. Solomon BD, Jack BW, Feero WG. The clinical content of preconception care: genetics and genomics. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2008;199(Suppl):S340-344. PMID: 19081428
  34. Gardiner PP, Nelson L, Shellhaas CS, Dunlop AL, Long R, Andrist S, Jack BW. The clinical content of preconception care: diet, supplements, and vitamins. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2008;199(Suppl):S345-356. PMID: 19081429
  35. McDiarmid MA, Gardiner PP, Jack BW. The clinical content of preconception care: environmental exposures Am J Obstet Gynecol 2008;199(Suppl):S357-361. PMID: 19081430
  36. Klerman LK, Jack BW, Coonrod DV, Lu MC, Fry-Johnson YW, Johnson K. The clinical content of preconception care: care of psychosocial stressors. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2008;199(Suppl):S357-361. PMID: 19081431
  37. Stubblefield P, Coonrod DV, Reddy UM, Sayegh R, Nicholson WK, Rychlik DF, Jack BW. The clinical content of preconception care: reproductive history. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2008;199(Suppl):S373-383. PMID: pending
  38. Jack B, Atrash A, Bickmore T, Johnson K. The future of preconception care. Women’s Health Issues 18S (2008)S19-25.
  39. Jack B, Greenwald J, Forsythe S, O'Donnell J, Johnson A, Schipelliti L, et. al. Developing the Tools to Administer a Comprehensive Hospital Discharge Program: The ReEngineered Discharge (RED) Program In, Henriksen K, Battles JB, Keyes MA, Grady ML, editors. Advances in patient safety: New directions and alternative approaches. Vol. 3. Performance and Tools. AHRQ Publication No. 08-0034-3. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; August 2008.
  40. Atrash H, Jack BW, Johnson K. Preconception care: a 2008 update. Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol. 2008 Dec;20(6):581-9. PMID: 18989135
  41. Bickmore T, Pfeifer L, Jack B. Taking the time to care: empowering low health literacy hospital patients with virtual nurse agents. 2009 Computers in Medicine 978-1-60558-246.
  42. Jack BW, Chetty VK, Anthony D, Greenwald JL, Burniske G, Johnson AE, Forsythe SR, O’Donnell JK, Paasche-Orlow MK, Manasseh C, Martin S, Culpepper L. The Re-Engineered Discharge: A RCT of a Comprehensive Hospital Discharge Program. Annals of Internal Medicine2009;150:178-187. PMCID: PMC2738592
  43. Greenwald J, Jack B. Preventing the preventable: reducing rehospitalizations through coordinated, patient-centered discharge processes. Professional Case Management 2009;14 (3):135-140 PMCID: PMC2720804
  44. Gardiner P, Saper R, Culpepper L, Jack B. Use of non-vitamin dietary supplements by women of childbearing age in the US; an analysis of the national health interview survey. The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine 2009;15(7):813-14.
  45. Dunlop AL, Jack BW. Clarification of the recommended clinical content of preconception care for women with seizure disorders. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2010 Jan;202(1):e18. PMID: 19889387
  46. Mitchell S, Bickmore T, Paasche-Orlow M, Williams C, Forsythe S, Atrash H, Johnson K, Jack B. Increasing Access to Preconception Care Using Health Information Technology; Sociedad Iberoamericana de Informacion Cientifica (SIIC) - IXOS CDC
  47. Mitchell S, Jack B, et al. Post-discharge hospital utilization among adult medical inpatients with depressive symptoms. Journal of Hospital Medicine 2010:5;378-384
  48. Bickmore TW, Pfeifer LM, Byron D, Forsythe S, Henault L, Jack B, Silliman R, Paasche-Orlow MK. Usability of conversational agents by patients with inadequate health literacy: evidence from two clinical trials. Journal of Health Communication 2010:15:197-210
  49. Bickmore T, Mitchell S, Pfeifer L, Paasche-Orlow M, Forsythe S, Jack B.Response to a relational agent
    by hospital patients with depressive symptoms. Interacting with Computers. 2010. NIHMS #169315
  50. Jack B, Bickmore T. The ReEnginered Hospital Discharge Program to Decrease Hospitalizations. Case Management. December 2010/January 2011; 12-15.
  51. Chetty VK, Culpepper L, Phillips R, Rankin J, Xierali I, Finnegan S, Jack B. FPs Lower Hospital Readmission Rates and Costs. American Family Physician.2011:83:1054.
  52. Timothy W, Bickmore TW, Pfeifer LM, Jack BW, Paasche-Orlow MK. Automated promotion of technology: acceptance by clinicians using relational agents. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association.
  53. Walley AY, Paasche-Orlow M, Lee E, BA, Forsythe S, Chetty VK, Mitchell S, MD, Jack BW. Acute care hospital utilization among medical inpatients discharged with a substance use disorder diagnosis. Journal of Addiction Medicine 2011 Oct 4. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 21979821
  54. Woz S, Mitchell S, Hesko C, Paasche-Orlow M, Greenwald J, Chetty VK, O’Donnell J, Jack B. Gender as Risk Factor for 30 days Post-Discharge Hospital Utilisation: a secondary data analysis. BMJ Open 2012;2:e000428. doi:10.1136/ bmjopen-2011-000428
  55. Gardiner P, Hempstead, Ring L, Bickmore T, Yinusa-Nyahkoon L, Tran H, Paasche-Orlow M, Damus K, Jack B. Reaching Women Through Health Information Technology: The Gabby Preconception Care System. American Journal of Health Promotion. 2013;27[3 Supplement]:eS11–eS20.)
  56. Mitchell SE, Sadikova E, Jack BW, Paasche-Orlow MK. Health Literacy and 30-day Post discharge Hospital Utilization. Journal of Health Communications - International Perspectives, 2012:17(3);325-28 , DOI:  10.1080/10810730.2012.71523317:sup3, 325-338
  57. Berman J, Nkabane-Limakatso E, Malope S, Machai S, Jack B, Bicknell B. The Developing of a Hospital Quality Improvement Initiative in Lesotho. International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance. 2014:27(1);15-24. 10.1108/IJHCQA-01-2012-0010 
  58. Jack BW, Paasche-Orlow MK, Mitchell SM, Forsythe S, Martin JM, Brach C. An overview of the Re-Engineered Discharge (RED) Toolkit. (Prepared by Boston University under Contract No. HHSA290200600012i.) Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; September 2012. AHRQ Publication No. 12-0084.
  59. Garg A, Jack B, Zuckerman B. Addressing the Social Determinants of Health within the Patient-Centered Medical Home: Lessons from Pediatrics. Journal of the American Medical Association. 2013:309(19);2001-2.
  60. Bickmore T. Vardoulakis L, Paasche-Orlow M, Jack B. Automated Promotion of Technology Acceptance by Clinicians Using Relational Agents. Conference Proceedings. Thirteenth International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents April 21, 2014.
  61. Dean S, Rudan I, Althabe F, Webb Girard A, Howson C, Jack B, et al. (2013) Setting Research Priorities for Preconception Care in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: Aiming to Reduce Maternal and Child Mortality and Morbidity. PLoS Med 10(9): e1001508. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1001508
  62. Gardiner P, Mitchell S, Filippelli AC, Sadikova E, White LF, Paasche-Orlow MK, Jack BW. Health literacy and complementary and alternative medicine use among underserved inpatients in a safety net hospital. J Health Commun. 2013; 18 Suppl 1:290-7.PMID: 24093362
  63. Mitchell S,Gardiner P, Sadikova E, Martin JM, Jack B, Hibbard JH, Paasche-Orlow MK. Patient Activation and 30-day Post-discharge Hospital Utilization. JGIM. In press
  64. Gardiner, Paula; Jarrett K, Filippelli A, Pecci C, Mauch M, Jack B. Herb Use, Vitamin Use, and Diet in Low Income Postpartum Women". Journal of Midwifery and Women’s Health. (In Press)
  65. K JarrettC PecciA FilippelliM ManchuB JackP Gardiner Herb use among low income women at an urban tertiary care center and their communications with prenatal care providers. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine  DOI:10.1186/1472-6882-12-S1-P319
  66. Bickmore T, Ren J, Schulman D, Jack B. Supporting Longitudinal Change in Many Health Behaviors. CHI'14, April 26-May 1, 2014, Toronto, Canada. 2014ACM ISBN/14/04DOI
  67. Temel S, van Voorst SF, Jack BW, Denktas S, Steegers EA. Evidence-based preconceptional lifestyle interventions. Epidemiol Rev. 2014; 36(1):19-30. PMID: 23985430
  68. T. Vian, N. McIntosh, A. Grabowski, B. Brooks, B. Jack and E. Limakatso (2013) Endline study for Queen Mamohato Hospital Public Private Partnership (PPP)‘ Final Report , September, Centre for Global Health and Development, Boston University, Department of Family Medicine, Boston University and Lesotho Boston Health Alliance, Maseru http://devpolicy.org/pdf/Endline-Study-PPP-Lesotho-Final-Report-2013.pdf last accessed 1 April 2014.
  69. Levine C and Jennifer Rutberg J, Cancino, Jack B. Understanding and Enhancing the Role of Family Caregivers in the Re-Engineered Discharge. Published by the United Hospital Fund. April 2014.
  70. Gardiner P, Sadikova E, Suzanne Mitchell, Laura White L, Saper RM, Jack BW, Fredman L. Relaxation and Stress Management Technique Use Among Underserved Inpatients in a Safety Net Hospital. In press
  71. Cancino RS, Culpepper L Sadikava E, Martin J, Jack BW, Mitchell SE. Dose-Response Relationship Between Depressive Symptoms and Hospital Readmission. Journal of Hospital Medicine Vol 00 | No 00 | Month 2014 In Press

SUBMITTED

  1. Veerappa VK, Paasche-Orlow MK, O’Donnell JK, Forsythe SR, Greenwald JL, Morris C, Culpepper L, Jack BW. Finding a window of opportunity: Utilizing risk modeling of an RCT database to predict patient subsets who will achieve benefit from a hospital discharge intervention . Submitted
  2. Cancino RS, Jack B. Family Physicians and Hospitalists in Improving Transitions of Care (invited commentary). Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine.
  3. Gardiner P, Ekaterina Sadikova E, Filippelli AC, White L, Jack BW Medical Reconciliation of Dietary Supplements; Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell. Submitted
  4. Jingjing Ren, Tim Bickmore, Megan Hempstead, Brian Jack. " Birth Control, Drug Abuse, or Domestic Violence? What health risk topics are women (#59) to the 14th International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents (IVA2014)
  5. Tim Bickmore, Brian Jack and others. Agent-User Concordance and Satisfaction with a Virtual Hospital Discharge Nurse" (#73) to the 14th International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents (IVA2014).

Textbook Chapters

  1. Jack B, Culpepper L, McGuire A, Kostecki A, Pushee A, Tetrault C. Maternal Health. In, Anagnoustou A. (Ed.): A Guide to Health Care in Rhode Island, Providence, RI. Brown University Learning Community, 1989; 95-105.
  2. Rosen MG, Culpepper L, Goldenberg RL, et al. Preconception Care. In, Caring for our Future: The Content of Prenatal Care. US Public Health Services, Department of Health and Human Services, October 1989 (background paper).
  3. Culpepper L, Jack B. Prevention of urinary tract infection complications during pregnancy. In, Merkatz IR, Thompson JE, Mullen PD, Goldenberg R (Eds): New Perspectives on Prenatal Care, New York, NY: Elsevier Science Publishing Company, 1990;425-444.
  4. Culpepper L, Jack BW. Preconception care. In, Cherry SH, Merkatz IR (Eds): Complication of Pregnancy: Medical, Surgical, Gynecologic, Psychosocial and Perinatal, Fourth Edition, Baltimore, MD: Williams & Wilkens, 1991.
  5. Jack BW, Culpepper L. Preconception care. In, Taylor RB (Ed): Family Medicine: Principles and Practice, 4th Edition, New York, NY: Springer-Verlag, 1993.
  6. Jack BW, Culpepper L. Preconception care. In, Merkatz IR, Thompson JE, Mullen PD, Goldenberg R, (Eds): New Perspectives on Prenatal Care, New York, NY: Elsevier Science Publishing Company, 1990;69-88. (The table from this paper was reprinted with permission in ACOG Technical Bulletin, Number 205; May 1995)
  7. Jack BW, Culpepper L. Preconception care. In, Taylor RB (Ed): Family Medicine: Principles and Practice, 5th Edition, New York, NY: Springer-Verlag, 1997.
  8. Jack BW, Culpepper L, O’Grady G, Williams C, Chessare J. A Description of the Need for Reorientation of Services for the Medical Underserved People of Boston. In, Boelen C and Neufeld V (Ed.): Towards Unity for Health: Case Studies, Geneva, Switzerland. World Health Organization (WHO), 2001.
  9. Jack B, Greenwald J, Forsythe S, O'Donnell J, Johnson A, Schipelliti L, et. al. Developing the Tools to Administer a Comprehensive Hospital Discharge Program: The ReEngineered Discharge (RED) Program In, Henriksen K, Battles JB, Keyes MA, Grady ML, editors. Advances in patient safety: New directions and alternative approaches. Vol. 3. Performance and Tools. AHRQ Publication No. 08-0034-3. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; August 2008.
  10. Cummings MA, Patel MA, Carrey T, Jack B, Stryder D. Innovating Primary Care Delivery in Romania: Group Practice Development and Clinical Practice Enhancement. Prepared for USAID in Romania under Interagency Agreement ENI-P-00-980-00009-00 between USAID and US Department of Health and Human Services. Department of Health and Human Service and USAID publication, July 2002.
  11. Fowler JR, Jack BW. Preconception care. In, Taylor RB (Ed): Family Medicine: Principles and Practice, 6th Edition, New York, NY: Springer-Verlag, 2002.
  12. Fowler JR, Jack B. Treading the Unknowns of Academic Advancement as a Minority Faculty in a New Department. Minority Faculty in Health Professions. Health Resources and Services Administration. Washington, DC, 2003.
  13. Fowler JR, Jack B. Recruitment, Retention and Promotion of Minority Faculty: A Proxy for Health Outcomes in Minority Populations. In, Annett C, Cuenca M (Eds): Critical Condition: The Status of Minority Faculty and Students in the Health Professions. The Civil Society Group, Lawrence, KA. 2005.
  14. Jack B. Preconception Care: Improving Birth Outcomes through Care Before Pregnancy. In, Best Practices for Behavioral Management of Chronic Disease; 2007 edition, Institute for Disease management Menlo Park, CA. 2007.
  15. Fowler JR, Jack BW. Preconception care. In, Radcliffe SD (Ed): Family Medicine Obstetrics 3rd Edition, Elsevier Science Philadelphia, PA– 3rd edition; 2007.
  16. Ciancino A, Jack B. Preconception Care. Brazilian Textbook of Family Medicine (in Portuguese)

Non Peer Reviewed Publications:

  1. Jack BW. Family Medicine in Hungary. Rendelö 1996;7-9 (translated to Hungarian).
  2. Jack B, Early S. Rhode Island MCH Fellowship: Another type of teaching CHC. The Vanguard: A Community Health Care Primary Care Journal 1992;1:15-17.
  3. Jack BW. Health Care Reform in Central and Eastern Europe: Family Medicine in Hungary. WHO Newsletter: Changing Medical Education and Medical Practice. World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland. 1997; 14:14-15 (invited article).
  4. Jack BW. AAFP Holds International Family Practice Consultation Workshop. WONCA News 2003; 29:24-5.
  5. Heffron W, Jack B, Rumbullaku L. AAFP Works to Improve Primary Health Care in Albania, WONCA News 2006:32(1).
  6. Jack B, Phooki MW. Developing a Family Medicine Residency Programme in Lesotho: Training Physicians for the Future – The Time Has Come. Lesotho Medical Association Journal 2007;5:6.
  7. Jack B, Matete S, Mpothi M, Bicknell B. Cervical Cancer, An AIDS Defining Illness: Prevention & Early Treatment Strategies for Lesotho. Lesotho Medical Association Journal 2008:6(3)13-21.

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