Research Briefs and Op-Eds

Geographic Disparities in COVID-19 Testing: An Urgent Call to Action (2020)

Testing Rates are Lower in States with More Black and Poor Residents (2020)

Why Coronavirus Could Hit Rural Areas Harder (2020)

Understanding Opioid Users’ Views on Fentanyl Could Help Reduce Overdoses (2019)

There are Multiple and Geographically Distinct Opioid Crises in the U.S. (2019)

The Stories behind the Struggle: A Closer Look at First Experiences with Opioid Misuse (2019)

Our Problem is Bigger than Opioids – Commentary for US News and World Report (2019)

The Opioid Crisis in Rural and Small Town America (2018)

Drug Overdose Rates are Highest in Places with the Most Economic and Family Distress (2018)

We Cannot Treat our Way out of This: Why the Remedies Offered by the President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis Won’t Fix our Problems (2017)

How Despair Helped Drive Trump to Victory (2017)

More than a Rural Revolt: Landscapes of Distress and the 2016 Presidential Election (2017)

Drugs, Alcohol and Suicide Represent Growing Share of U.S. Mortality (2017)

Deaths of Despair and Support for Trump in the 2016 Presidential Election (2016)

Drugs, Death, and Despair in New England, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston (2016)

Hispanic Insurance Rates Differ between Established and New Hispanic Destinations (2016)

Does Mothers’ Health Care Access Influence Adolescent Girls’ HPV Vaccination? (2016)

Rural Adolescents are More Likely than their Urban Peers to Abuse Prescription Painkillers (2015)

Identifying and Describing the Network of Health, Education, and Social Service Non-Profit Organizations in Southern Nevada: Brief Report (2013)

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The Marcellus Shale Impacts Study Wave 2: Chronicling Social and Economic Change in Northern and Southwestern Pennsylvania (2017)

Health Insurance Coverage, Health Care Utilization, and Health Outcomes within the Context of Marcellus Shale Development (2017)

Housing and Marcellus Shale Development (2017)

Spatially Heterogeneous Effects of SNAP Participation on Hispanic Children’s Food Insecurity, Health Outcomes, and Health Care Access (2016)

Nevada School Wellness Practices: Statewide Report (2015)

Examining Associations between Adult Health and Literacy, Numeracy, Technological Problem-Solving, and Post-Initial Learning in the U.S. (2015)

Identifying and Describing the Network of Health, Education, and Social Service Non-Profit Organizations in Southern Nevada: Full Report (2013)