Equity and Vulnerable Populations

Publications authored by CHSPR faculty and staff from 2009 to the present are listed here. Older peer-reviewed publications are usually available from individual journals and can be searched for using PubMed. Older reports published by CHSPR (from 1973) are available from the UBC Library cIRcle database. If you cannot find a specific publication, please contact us.


Puyat JH, Daw JR, Cunningham CM, Law MR, Wong ST, Greyson DL, Morgan SG. Racial and ethnic disparities in the use of antipsychotic medication: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol. 2013 Dec;48(12):1861-72. Read more

Wong ST, Wu L, Boswell B, Housden L, Lavoie J. Strategies for moving towards equity in recruitment of rural and Aboriginal research participants. Rural Remote Health. 2013 Apr-Jun;13(2):2453. Read more

Smith A, MacEntee MI, Beattie BL, Brondani M, Bryant R, Graf P, Hornby K, Kobayashi K, Wong ST. The influence of culture on the oral health-related beliefs and behaviours of elderly chinese immigrants: a meta-synthesis of the literature. J Cross Cult Gerontol. 2013 Mar;28(1):27-47. Read more

Walsh JME, Kim S, Sawaya G, Kaplan C, Wong ST, Perez-Stable EJ. Colorectal cancer screening: what do older women from diverse ethnic backgrounds want? J Gen Intern Med. 2013 Feb; 28(2):239–246. Read more

So L, Morgan SG, Quan H. Does concordance between survey responses and administrative records differ by ethnicity for prescription medication? J Popul Ther Clin Pharmacol. 2012;19(2):e248-58. Read more

Wong ST, Pérez-Stable EJ, Kim SE, Gregorich SE, Sawaya GF, Walsh JM, Washington AE, Kaplan CP. Using visual displays to communicate risk of cancer to women from diverse race/ethnic backgrounds. Patient Educ Couns. 2012 Jun;87(3):327-35. Read more

Browne AJ, Varcoe CM, Wong ST, Smye VL, Lavoie J, Littlejohn D, Tu D, Godwin O, Krause M, Khan KB, Fridkin A, Rodney P, O'Neil J, Lennox S. Closing the health equity gap: evidence-based strategies for primary health care organizations. Int J Equity Health. 2012 Oct 13;11:59. Read more

Wong ST, Lynam MJ, Khan KB, Scott L, Loock C. The social paediatrics initiative: a RICHER model of primary health care for at risk children and their families. BMC Pediatr. 2012 Oct 4;12:158. Read more

Puyat JH, Law MR, Wong ST, Sutherland JM, Morgan SG. The essential and potentially inappropriate use of antipsychotics across income groups: an analysis of linked administrative data. Can J Psychiatry. 2012 Aug;57(8):488-95. Read more

MacEntee MI, Mariño R, Wong S, Kiyak A, Minichiello V, Chi I, Lo EC, Huancai L. Discussions on oral health care among elderly Chinese immigrants in Melbourne and Vancouver. Gerodontology. 2012 Jun;29(2):e822-32. Read more

Kaplan CP, Kim SE, Wong ST, Sawaya GF, Walsh JM, Pérez-Stable EJ. Willingness to use tamoxifen to prevent breast cancer among diverse women.Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2012 May;133(1):357-66. Read more

Lynam MJ, Scott L, Loock C, Wong ST. The RICHER social pediatrics model: fostering access and reducing inequities in children's health. Healthc Q. 2011;14 Spec No 3:41-6. Read more

Morgan S, Hanley G, Cunningham C, Quan H. Ethnic differences in the use of prescription drugs: a cross-sectional analysis of linked survey and administrative data. Open Med. 2011;5(2):e87-93. Read more

Galdas PM, Oliffe JL, Wong ST, Ratner PA, Johnson JL, Kelly MT. Canadian Punjabi Sikh men's experiences of lifestyle changes following myocardial infarction: cultural connections. Ethn Health. 2012;17(3):253-66. Read more

Hanley GE, Morgan SG, Reid RJ. Income-related inequity in initiation of evidence-based therapies among patients with acute myocardial infarction. J Gen Intern Med. 2011 Nov;26(11):1329-35. Read more

Wong ST, Browne AJ, Varcoe C, Lavoie J, Smye V, Godwin O, Littlejohn D, Tu D. Enhancing measurement of primary health care indicators using an equity lens: An ethnographic study. Int J Equity Health. 2011 Sep 5;10:38. Read more

Puyat JH, Hanley GE, Cunningham CM, Law MR, Wong ST, Sutherland JM, Morgan SG. Ethnic disparities in antipsychotic drug use in British Columbia: a cross-sectional retrospective study. Psychiatr Serv. 2011 Sep;62(9):1026-31. Read more

Cunningham CM, Hanley GE, Morgan SG. Income inequities in end-of-life health care spending in British Columbia, Canada: A cross-sectional analysis, 2004-2006. Int J Equity Health. 2011 Mar 16;10:12. Read more

Greyson DL, Becu AR, Morgan SG. Sex, drugs and gender roles: mapping the use of sex and gender based analysis in pharmaceutical policy research. Int J Equity Health. 2010 Nov 19;9:26. Read more

Lynam MJ, Loock C, Scott L, Wong ST, Munroe V, Palmer B. Social pediatrics: creating organizational processes and practices to foster health care access for children ‘at risk’. J Res Nurs. 2010 Jul;15(4):331-47. Read more