Alejandra Casillas

Title(s)Assistant Professor-in-Residence, Medicine
Address760 Westwood Plaza 32-144
Los Angeles CA 90024
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    1. An Untapped Potential in Primary Care: Semi-Structured Interviews with Clinicians on How Patient Portals Will Work for Caregivers in the Safety Net. J Med Internet Res. 2020 Jul 20; 22(7):e18466. Casillas A, Cemballi AG, Abhat A, Lemberg M, Portz JD, Sadasivaiah S, Ratanawongsa N, Semere W, Brown A, Lyles CR. PMID: 32706709.
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    2. Effect of Patient Portal Reminders Sent by a Health Care System on Influenza Vaccination Rates: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Intern Med. 2020 Jul 01; 180(7):962-970. Szilagyi PG, Albertin C, Casillas A, Valderrama R, Duru OK, Ong MK, Vangala S, Tseng CH, Rand CM, Humiston SG, Evans S, Sloyan M, Lerner C. PMID: 32421168.
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    3. Perceptions of Patient Portal Use for Advance Directive Documentation among Older Adults with Multiple Chronic Conditions. J Soc Work End Life Palliat Care. 2020 Jun 01; 1-12. Portz JD, Lum HD, Bull S, Boxer RS, Bekelman DB, Ford KL, Gleason K, Casillas A, Bayliss EA. PMID: 32482160.
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    4. Understanding the Experiences of First-Generation Medical Students: Implications for a Diverse Physician Workforce. Acad Psychiatry. 2020 Aug; 44(4):467-470. Romero R, Miotto K, Casillas A, Sanford J. PMID: 32399837.
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    5. Su salud a la mano (your health at hand): patient perceptions about a bilingual patient portal in the Los Angeles safety net. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2019 12 01; 26(12):1525-1535. Casillas A, Perez-Aguilar G, Abhat A, Gutierrez G, Olmos-Ochoa TT, Mendez C, Mahajan A, Brown A, Moreno G. PMID: 31373362.
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    6. Trends in Memory Problems and Race/Ethnicity in the National Health and Examination Survey, 1999-2014. Ethn Dis. 2019; 29(3):525-534. Casillas A, Liang LJ, Vassar S, Brown A. PMID: 31367174.
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    7. "Call a Teenager… That's What I Do!" - Grandchildren Help Older Adults Use New Technologies: Qualitative Study. JMIR Aging. 2019 Jun 06; 2(1):e13713. Portz JD, Fruhauf C, Bull S, Boxer RS, Bekelman DB, Casillas A, Gleason K, Bayliss EA. PMID: 31518274.
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    8. Hepatitis B prevalence, risk factors, infection awareness and disease knowledge among inmates: a cross-sectional study in Switzerland's largest pre-trial prison. J Glob Health. 2018 Dec; 8(2):020407. Gétaz L, Casillas A, Siegrist CA, Chappuis F, Togni G, Tran NT, Baggio S, Negro F, Gaspoz JM, Wolff H. PMID: 30140433.
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    9. Implementing infection prevention practices across European hospitals: an in-depth qualitative assessment. BMJ Qual Saf. 2018 10; 27(10):771-780. Clack L, Zingg W, Saint S, Casillas A, Touveneau S, da Liberdade Jantarada F, Willi U, van der Kooi T, Damschroder LJ, Forman JH, Harrod M, Krein S, Pittet D, Sax H. PMID: 29950324.
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    10. A Digital Language Divide? The Relationship between Internet Medication Refills and Medication Adherence among Limited English Proficient (LEP) Patients. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. 2018 12; 5(6):1373-1380. Casillas A, Moreno G, Grotts J, Tseng CH, Morales LS. PMID: 29600351.
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    11. Immunisation coverage among adolescents in a Swiss juvenile correctional facility. Acta Paediatr. 2016 Dec; 105(12):e600-e602. Jeannot E, Huber T, Casillas A, Wolff H, Getaz L. PMID: 27392168.
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    12. Hepatitis A immunity and region-of-origin in a Swiss prison. Int J Prison Health. 2016 06 13; 12(2):98-105. Getaz L, Casillas A, Motamed S, Gaspoz JM, Chappuis F, Wolff H. PMID: 27219907.
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    13. [Measles and chickenpox susceptibility among immigrants]. Rev Med Suisse. 2016 May 04; 12(517):882-4. Gétaz L, Casillas A, Wolff H. PMID: 27323481.
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    14. Self-harm and overcrowding among prisoners in Geneva, Switzerland. Int J Prison Health. 2016; 12(1):39-44. Wolff H, Casillas A, Perneger T, Heller P, Golay D, Mouton E, Bodenmann P, Getaz L. PMID: 26933991.
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    15. Prevention of violence in prison - The role of health care professionals. J Forensic Leg Med. 2015 Aug; 34:127-32. Pont J, Stöver H, Gétaz L, Casillas A, Wolff H. PMID: 26165671.
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    16. The border of reproductive control: undocumented immigration as a risk factor for unintended pregnancy in Switzerland. J Immigr Minor Health. 2015 Apr; 17(2):527-34. Casillas A, Bodenmann P, Epiney M, Gétaz L, Irion O, Gaspoz JM, Wolff H. PMID: 24186358.
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    17. Association between education and quality of diabetes care in Switzerland. Int J Gen Med. 2015; 8:87-92. Flatz A, Casillas A, Stringhini S, Zuercher E, Burnand B, Peytremann-Bridevaux I. PMID: 25759596.
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    18. No consistent association between processes-of-care and health-related quality of life among patients with diabetes: a missing link? BMJ Open Diabetes Res Care. 2015; 3(1):e000042. Casillas A, Iglesias K, Flatz A, Burnand B, Peytremann-Bridevaux I. PMID: 25621176.
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    19. Is the Front Line Prepared for the Changing Faces of Patients? Predictors of Cross-Cultural Preparedness Among Clinical Nurses and Resident Physicians in Lausanne, Switzerland. Teach Learn Med. 2015; 27(4):379-86. Casillas A, Paroz S, Green AR, Wolff H, Weber O, Faucherre F, Ninane F, Bodenmann P. PMID: 26507995.
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    20. Baseline data of a population-based cohort of patients with diabetes in Switzerland (CoDiab-VD). Swiss Med Wkly. 2014; 144:w13951. Zuercher E, Casillas A, Hagon-Traub I, Bordet J, Burnand B, Peytremann-Bridevaux I. PMID: 24863132.
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    21. Screening primary-care patients forgoing health care for economic reasons. PLoS One. 2014; 9(4):e94006. Bodenmann P, Favrat B, Wolff H, Guessous I, Panese F, Herzig L, Bischoff T, Casillas A, Golano T, Vaucher P. PMID: 24699726.
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    22. Cultural competency of health-care providers in a Swiss University Hospital: self-assessed cross-cultural skillfulness in a cross-sectional study. BMC Med Educ. 2014 Jan 30; 14:19. Casillas A, Paroz S, Green AR, Wolff H, Weber O, Faucherre F, Ninane F, Bodenmann P. PMID: 24479405.
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    23. Opioid substitution treatment in pretrial prison detention: a case study from Geneva, Switzerland. Swiss Med Wkly. 2013; 143:w13898. Favrod-Coune T, Baroudi M, Casillas A, Rieder JP, Gétaz L, Barro J, Gaspoz JM, Broers B, Wolff H. PMID: 24186493.
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    24. Health care in small prisons: incorporating high-quality standards. Int J Prison Health. 2013; 9(1):20-30. Rieder JP, Casillas A, Mary G, Secretan AD, Gaspoz JM, Wolff H. PMID: 25758320.
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    25. A long way from home: comparing mental health measures between foreign and U.S.-born Latinos in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA). J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2012 Nov; 23(4):1719-32. Casillas A, Leng M, Liu K, Hernandez A, Shrager S, Kanaya A. PMID: 23698686.
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    26. The impact of social communication on perceived HPV vaccine effectiveness in a low-income, minority population. Ethn Dis. 2011; 21(4):495-501. Casillas A, Singhal R, Tsui J, Glenn BA, Bastani R, Mangione CM. PMID: 22428357.
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    27. Adverse drug reactions: types and treatment options. Am Fam Physician. 2003 Nov 01; 68(9):1781-90. Riedl MA, Casillas AM. PMID: 14620598.
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    28. A current review of Ebola virus: pathogenesis, clinical presentation, and diagnostic assessment. Biol Res Nurs. 2003 Apr; 4(4):268-75. Casillas AM, Nyamathi AM, Sosa A, Wilder CL, Sands H. PMID: 12698919.
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    29. Exploring Alternative Models of Complex Patient Management with Artificial Neural Networks. Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract. 2000; 5(1):23-41. Casillas AM, Clyman SG, Fan YV, Stevens RH. PMID: 12386474.
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