Journal Articles

Peer-reviewed journal articles 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.


Wong ST, Kao C, Crouch JA, Korenbrot CC. Rural American Indian Medicaid health care services use and health care costs in California. Am J Public Health. 2006 Feb;96(2):363-70. Read more

Wong ST, Yoo GJ, Stewart AL. The changing meaning of family support among older Chinese and Korean immigrants. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 2006 Jan;61(1):S4-9. Read more

Evans RG. Kafka, New Orleans, the OARs and the KT boundary: reverse the flow of Kafka's fable of the Imperial Message and you have the problem of Knowledge Transfer--the message is not getting through. Healthc Policy. 2006 Jan;1(2):14-20. Read more

Evans RG. Economic ideology or economic interests: why is American health care so different? Open Spaces. 2005;8(1):16-21. Read more

Wong ST, Yoo GJ, Stewart AL. Examining the types of social support and the actual sources of support in older Chinese and Korean immigrants. Int J Aging Hum Dev. 2005;61(2):105-21. Read more

Law M, Wilson K, Eyles J, Elliott S, Jerrett M, Moffat T, Luginaah I. Meeting health need, accessing health care: the role of neighbourhood. Health Place. 2005 Dec;11(4):367-77. Read more

Barer M. Evidence, interests and knowledge translation: reflections of an unrepentant zombie chaser. Healthc Q. 2005;8(1):46-53, 2. Read more

Wong ST, Gildengorin G, Nguyen T, Mock J. Disparities in colorectal cancer screening rates among Asian Americans and non-Latino whites. Cancer. 2005 Dec 15;104(12 Suppl):2940-7. Read more

Wong ST, Galbraith A, Kim S, Newacheck PW. Disparities in the financial burden of children's healthcare expenditures. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2005 Nov;159(11):1008-13. Read more

Morgan SG, Bassett KL, Wright JM, Evans RG, Barer ML, Caetano PA, Black CD. "Breakthrough" drugs and growth in expenditure on prescription drugs in Canada. BMJ. 2005 Oct 8;331(7520):815-6.Read more

Evans RG. Baneful legacy: medicare and Mr. Trudeau: the Constitution created by the Trudeau government is now threatening Canada's medicare system. What can be done to defend it? Healthc Policy. 2005 Sep;1(1):20-5. Read more

Barer ML. Journey to a journal: a vision to create a forum for Canadian health services and policy research--tracing the origins of Healthcare Policy. Healthc Policy. 2005 Sep;1(1):8-17. Read more

McGrail KM, Black C. Access to data in health information systems. Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 2005 Aug;83(8):563. Read more

Evans RG. Fellow travelers on a contested path: power, purpose, and the evolution of European health care systems. J Health Polit Policy Law. 2005 Feb-Apr;30(1-2):277-93. Read more

Sutherland J, Schwarz CJ. Multi-list methods using incomplete lists in closed populations. Biometrics. 2005 Mar;61(1):134-40. Read more

Vujicic M, Evans RG. The impact of deficit reduction on the nursing labour market in Canada: unintended consequences of fiscal reform. Appl Health Econ Health Policy. 2005;4(2):99-110. Read more

Barer ML, Evans RG, McGrail KM. Sustainability of health care in Canada. CMAJ. 2004 May 25;170(11):1647. Read more

Barer ML, Evans RG, McGrail KM, Green B, Hertzman C, Sheps SB. Beneath the calm surface: the changing face of physician-service use in British Columbia, 1985/86 versus 1996/97. CMAJ. 2004 Mar 2;170(5):803-7.Read more

Reid R, Evans R, Barer M, Sheps S, Kerluke K, McGrail K, Hertzman C, Pagliccia N. Conspicuous consumption: characterizing high users of physician services in one Canadian province. J Health Serv Res Policy. 2003 Oct;8(4):215-24. Read more

Lavis JN, Ross SE, Stoddart GL, Hohenadel JM, McLeod CB, Evans RG. Do Canadian civil servants care about the health of populations? Am J Public Health. 2003 Apr;93(4):658-63.Read more