Publications


Screening and Intervention for Glaucoma and eye Health through Telemedicine (SIGHT)

  • Columbia University
  • University of Alabama Birmingham
  • University of Michigan
  • Westat

07/2023

Recruiting Populations at Higher Risk for Glaucoma and Other Eye Diseases Experiencing Eye Health Disparities. Journal of Healthcare Quality

We compared recruitment of participants at high risk for glaucoma and other eye diseases in three community-based studies designed to improve access to eye care in underserved populations in New York City, Alabama, and Michigan.

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  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • University of Michigan

05/2023

Engagement in the Michigan Screening and Intervention for Glaucoma and Eye Health through Telemedicine Program: Comparing the Effect of Clinic versus Community-Based Recruitment Strategies

The Michigan Screening and Intervention for Glaucoma and Eye Health through Telemedicine (MI-SIGHT) program tests a novel way of improving glaucoma detection in communities with populations at high risk for disease

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  • Columbia University
  • University of Alabama Birmingham
  • University of Michigan

02/2023

It Is Time to Rethink Adult Glaucoma Screening Recommendations

Although glaucoma is one of the leading causes of irreversible blindness in the United States and the prevalence is expected to increase from 3 million to 6.3 million people by 2050, the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) concluded in both their 2013 and 2022 recommendations that there

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  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Columbia University
  • Westat

01/2023

Manhattan Vision Screening and Follow-up Study (NYC-SIGHT): baseline results and costs of a cluster-randomized trial

To describe the 15-month baseline results and costs of the Manhattan Vision Screening and Follow-up Study, which aims to investigate whether innovative community-based eye health screening can improve early detection and management of glaucoma and other eye diseases among high-risk populations.

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Close up of one annoyed red blood eye of mature adult women affected by conjunctivitis or after flu, cold or allergy
  • University of Michigan

06/2021

Facilitators and Barriers to Glaucoma Screening Identified by Key Stakeholders in Underserved Communities: A Community-engaged Research Approach.

Community-engaged research (CER) enables researchers to identify community-specific barriers and facilitators to program implementation. Broadly applicable barriers to glaucoma care.

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  • Columbia University

05/2021

Manhattan Vision Screening and Follow-up Study: Design and Methodology

The Manhattan Vision Screening and Follow-up Study in Vulnerable Populations is a 5-year prospective, cluster-randomized study to improve detection and management of glaucoma and other eye diseases in vulnerable populations living in affordable housing developments.

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