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Gregory D. Stevens, PhD
Associate Professor of Clinical Family Medicine
Family Medicine
HSA Unit 22 A-7 7411 1000 S. Fremont Avenue Off Campus Alhambra
+1 626 457 4049

Overview

Dr. Stevens is a health policy researcher, writer, teacher and advocate. He holds a MHS and PhD from the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, with a focus on health care policy.

He currently focuses his efforts on teaching and writing, leading graduate courses on health policy, comparative health systems, and research and evaluation. He has served as consultant on these issues to local organizations, including L.A. Care Health Plan, Pasadena Child Health Foundation and Remote Area Medical.

He researches health care systems, primary health care, and health care quality, with a particular interest in these issues as they affect children. In addition to an R01 from the NIDDK, his research has been funded the federal Maternal and Child Health Bureau, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, First 5 California and the California Endowment among others.

He is an author of the book Vulnerable Populations in the United States and a regular contributor to the research and policy blog at the journal Medical Care.

Awards

Association for Schools and Programs of Public Health: Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health, 2015

Publications

Stevens GD, Kim AY. National Trends in Indicators of a Medical Home for Children. Matern Child Health J. 2015 Dec 21. View in: PubMed

Stevens GD, Shi L, Vane C, Nie X, Peters AL. Primary care medical home experience and health-related quality of life among adult medicaid patients with type 2 diabetes. J Gen Intern Med. 2015 Feb; 30(2):161-8. View in: PubMed

Stevens GD, Shi L, Vane C, Peters AL. Do experiences consistent with a medical-home model improve diabetes care measures reported by adult medicaid patients? Diabetes Care. 2014 Sep; 37(9):2565-71. View in: PubMed

Stevens GD, Vane C, Cousineau MR. Association of Experiences of Medical Home Quality with Health-Related Quality of Life and School Engagement among Latino Children in Low-Income Families. Health Serv Res. 2011 Dec; 46(6pt1):1822-42. View in: PubMed

Halfon N, Stevens GD, Larson K, Olson LM. Duration of a well-child visit: association with content, family-centeredness, and satisfaction. Pediatrics. 2011 Oct; 128(4):657-64. View in: PubMed

Stevens GD, Cousineau MR, Pickering TA, Lee P. Healthy Kids insurance and experiences of medical home quality for vulnerable children. Med Care. 2011 Sep; 49(9):828-33. View in: PubMed

Cousineau MR, Stevens GD, Farias A. Measuring the impact of outreach and enrollment strategies for public health insurance in California. Health Serv Res. 2011 Feb; 46(1 Pt 2):319-35. View in: PubMed

Stevens GD, Pickering TA, Laqui SA. Relationship of medical home quality with school engagement and after-school participation among children with asthma. J Asthma. 2010 Nov; 47(9):1001-10. View in: PubMed

D'Anna LH, Stevens GD, Malotte CK, Tsai KY. Does health care setting matter in reports of discrimination? J Ambul Care Manage. 2010 Oct-Dec; 33(4):314-27. View in: PubMed

Stevens GD, Seid M, Pickering TA, Tsai KY. National disparities in the quality of a medical home for children. Matern Child Health J. 2010 Jul; 14(4):580-9. View in: PubMed

Stevens GD, West-Wright CN, Tsai KY. Health insurance and access to care for families with young children in California, 2001-2005: differences by immigration status. J Immigr Minor Health. 2010 Jun; 12(3):273-81. View in: PubMed

Stevens GD, Seid M, Tsai KY, West-Wright C, Cousineau MR. Improvements in access to care for vulnerable children in California between 2001 and 2005. Public Health Rep. 2009 Sep-Oct; 124(5):682-91. View in: PubMed

Stevens GD, Pickering TA, Seid M, Tsai KY. Disparities in the national prevalence of a quality medical home for children with asthma. Acad Pediatr. 2009 Jul-Aug; 9(4):234-41. View in: PubMed

Shi L, Stevens GD, Lebrun LA, Faed P, Tsai J. Enhancing the measurement of health disparities for vulnerable populations. J Public Health Manag Pract. 2008 Nov; 14 Suppl:S45-52. View in: PubMed

Valente TW, Coronges KA, Stevens GD, Cousineau MR. Collaboration and competition in a children's health initiative coalition: a network analysis. Eval Program Plann. 2008 Nov; 31(4):392-402. View in: PubMed

Stevens GD, Shi L, Faed P. Vulnerable in more than one way. Health Aff (Millwood). 2008 May-Jun; 27(3):902. View in: PubMed

Cousineau MR, Stevens GD, Pickering TA. Preventable hospitalizations among children in California counties after child health insurance expansion initiatives. Med Care. 2008 Feb; 46(2):142-7. View in: PubMed

Mistry R, Stevens GD, Sareen H, De Vogli R, Halfon N. Parenting-related stressors and self-reported mental health of mothers with young children. Am J Public Health. 2007 Jul; 97(7):1261-8. View in: PubMed

Stevens GD, Rice K, Cousineau MR. Children's Health Initiatives in California: the experiences of local coalitions pursuing universal coverage for children. Am J Public Health. 2007 Apr; 97(4):738-43. View in: PubMed

Shi L, Stevens GD. The role of community health centers in delivering primary care to the underserved: experiences of the uninsured and Medicaid insured. J Ambul Care Manage. 2007 Apr-Jun; 30(2):159-70. View in: PubMed

Shi L, Stevens GD, Politzer RM. health center patients and patients nationally: how do the most vulnerable populations fare? Med Care. 2007 Mar; 45(3):206-13. View in: PubMed

Stevens GD. Vulnerability--more than a construct, a clinical reality: response to Denberg et al, December 2006 Medical Care. Med Care. 2007 Mar; 45(3):275; author reply 275-6. View in: PubMed

Stevens GD. Reassembling our view of vulnerable populations. Am J Manag Care. 2007 Jan; 13(1):e1. View in: PubMed

Stevens GD, Seid M, Halfon N. Enrolling vulnerable, uninsured but eligible children in public health insurance: association with health status and primary care access. Pediatrics. 2006 Apr; 117(4):e751-9. View in: PubMed

Stevens GD, Seid M, Mistry R, Halfon N. Disparities in primary care for vulnerable children: the influence of multiple risk factors. Health Serv Res. 2006 Apr; 41(2):507-31. View in: PubMed

Stevens GD. Gradients in the health status and developmental risks of young children: the combined influences of multiple social risk factors. Matern Child Health J. 2006 Mar; 10(2):187-99. View in: PubMed

Seid M, Stevens GD. Access to care and children's primary care experiences: results from a prospective cohort study. Health Serv Res. 2005 Dec; 40(6 Pt 1):1758-80. View in: PubMed

Stevens GD, Mistry R, Zuckerman B, Halfon N. The parent-provider relationship: does race/ethnicity concordance or discordance influence parent reports of the receipt of high quality basic pediatric preventive services? J Urban Health. 2005 Dec; 82(4):560-74. View in: PubMed

Shi L, Stevens GD. Disparities in access to care and satisfaction among U. S. children: the roles of race/ethnicity and poverty status. Public Health Rep. 2005 Jul-Aug; 120(4):431-41. View in: PubMed

Shi L, Stevens GD. Vulnerability and the receipt of recommended preventive services: the influence of multiple risk factors. Med Care. 2005 Feb; 43(2):193-8. View in: PubMed

Shi L, Stevens GD. Vulnerability and unmet health care needs. The influence of multiple risk factors. J Gen Intern Med. 2005 Feb; 20(2):148-54. View in: PubMed

Zuckerman B, Stevens GD, Inkelas M, Halfon N. Prevalence and correlates of high-quality basic pediatric preventive care. Pediatrics. 2004 Dec; 114(6):1522-9. View in: PubMed

Shi L, Stevens GD, Wulu JT, Politzer RM, Xu J. America's Health Centers: reducing racial and ethnic disparities in perinatal care and birth outcomes. Health Serv Res. 2004 Dec; 39(6 Pt 1):1881-901. View in: PubMed

Stevens GD, Shi L. Primary care access and quality: two sides of the same coin. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2004 Feb; 158(2):185; author reply 185-6. View in: PubMed

Stevens GD, Mistry R, Halfon N. Caution urged in concluding disparities mitigated by increase in AA docs. J Natl Med Assoc. 2003 Aug; 95(8):755-6; author reply 756. View in: PubMed

Seid M, Stevens GD, Varni JW. Parents' perceptions of pediatric primary care quality: effects of race/ethnicity, language, and access. Health Serv Res. 2003 Aug; 38(4):1009-31. View in: PubMed

Stevens GD, Shi L, Cooper LA. Patient-provider racial and ethnic concordance and parent reports of the primary care experiences of children. Ann Fam Med. 2003 Jul-Aug; 1(2):105-12. View in: PubMed

Stevens GD, Shi L. Racial and ethnic disparities in the primary care experiences of children: a review of the literature. Med Care Res Rev. 2003 Mar; 60(1):3-30. View in: PubMed

Stevens GD, Shi L. Racial and ethnic disparities in the quality of primary care for children. J Fam Pract. 2002 Jun; 51(6):573. View in: PubMed

Stevens GD, Shi L. Effect of managed care on children's relationships with their primary care physicians: differences by race. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2002 Apr; 156(4):369-77. View in: PubMed

Burton LC, Weiner JP, Stevens GD, Kasper J. Health outcomes and medicaid costs for frail older individuals: a case study of a MCO versus fee-for-service care. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2002 Feb; 50(2):382-8. View in: PubMed

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