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Leslie Ruffalo PhD

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Director, Associate Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Family Medicine
Division: Community
Program: Rural Programs

Member of the Cancer Center

Publications (14)

  • Patient perceptions of weight loss: Implications for patients, providers, and trainees. (Nelson DA, Ruffalo LA, Dyer AJ, Nelson KH) Int J Psychiatry Med 2016 05;51(4):325-36 PMID: 27497453 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84982947754 08/09/2016       7 Citations
  • Community Veterans' Decision to Use VA Services: A Multimethod Veteran Health Partnership Study. (Franco ZE, Logan C, Flower M, Curry B, Ruffalo L, Brazauskas R, Whittle J) Prog Community Health Partnersh 2016;10(1):31-44 PMID: 27018352 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84961618489 03/29/2016       5 Citations
  • A Multi-element Community Medicine Curriculum for the Family Medicine Clerkship Bernstein R., Ruffalo, L., Bower, D. (2016). A Multi-element Community Medicine Curriculum for the Family Medicine Clerkship. MedEDPORTAL, in press. 01/01/2016    
  • Empowerment, Leadership, and Sustainability in a Faith-Based Partnership to Improve Health. (Young S, Patterson L, Wolff M, Greer Y, Wynne N) J Relig Health 2015 Dec;54(6):2086-98 PMID: 26668847 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84942500571 12/17/2015       12 Citations
  • A Revitalized Community Medicine Course for Third-Year Medical Students. Patterson L, Bernstein R. A Revitalized Community Medicine Course for Third-Year Medical Students. In the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine newsletter, STFM Messenger. An international newsletter published on-line June 30, 2015. Accessed 7/1/15 at 07/01/2015    
  • Assessing the readiness of a school system to adopt food allergy management guidelines. (Eldredge C, Patterson L, White B, Schellhase K) WMJ 2014 Aug;113(4):155-61 PMID: 25211803 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84906253363 09/13/2014       8 Citations
  • A randomized trial of peer-delivered self-management support for hypertension. (Whittle J, Schapira MM, Fletcher KE, Hayes A, Morzinski J, Laud P, Eastwood D, Ertl K, Patterson L, Mosack KE) Am J Hypertens 2014 Nov;27(11):1416-23 PMID: 24755206 PMCID: PMC4263938 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84908373457 04/24/2014       21 Citations
  • Evaluation of a peer-led hypertension intervention for veterans: impact on peer leaders. (Mosack KE, Patterson L, Brouwer AM, Wendorf AR, Ertl K, Eastwood D, Morzinski J, Fletcher K, Whittle J) Health Educ Res 2013 Jun;28(3):426-36 PMID: 23406721 PMCID: PMC3716214 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84892879950 02/15/2013       16 Citations
  • Location and organizational features: what type of veteran communities participate in health programs? (Patterson L, McGinley E, Ertl K, Morzinski J, Fyfe R, Whittle J) Prog Community Health Partnersh 2012;6(2):141-52 PMID: 22820224 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84873051961 07/24/2012       1 Citation
  • The development and validation of the hypertension evaluation of lifestyle and management knowledge scale. (Schapira MM, Fletcher KE, Hayes A, Eastwood D, Patterson L, Ertl K, Whittle J) J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 2012 Jul;14(7):461-6 PMID: 22747619 PMCID: PMC4415151 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84863492761 07/04/2012       32 Citations
  • Qualitative outcome evaluation of POWER II: A peer-led hypertension intervention for veterans service organization members (Mosak KE, Wendorf A, Brouwer A, Patterson L, Ertl K, et al) Chronic Illness Mosack, K.E, Patterson, L., Brouwer, A.M., Wendorf, A.R., Ertl, K., Eastwood, D., Morzinski, J., Fletcher, K., & Whittle, J. (2013). Evaluation of a peer-led hypertension intervention for veterans: Impact on peer leaders. Health Education Research, 28 (3), 426-436. 01/20/2012    
  • Engaging community-based veterans' organizations in health promotion programs. (Patterson L, Morzinski J, Ertl K, Wurm C, Hayes A, Whittle J) Fam Community Health 2011 Oct-Dec;34(4):311-8 PMID: 21881418 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-80052757519 09/02/2011       8 Citations
  • Strong Rural Communities Initiative (SRCI) program: challenges in promoting healthier lifestyles. (Ahmed SM, Size T, Crouse B, Patterson L, Gass E, Karon SL, Lund L, Abert C, Wergin A, Hegranes K, Bishop L, Duffy S, Jacobson K) WMJ 2011 Jun;110(3):119-26 PMID: 21748996 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-79959602506 07/14/2011       2 Citations
  • Preliminary description of the feasibility of using peer leaders to encourage hypertension self-management. (Hayes A, Morzinski J, Ertl K, Wurm C, Patterson L, Wilke N, Whittle J) WMJ 2010 Apr;109(2):85-90 PMID: 20443327 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-77952384872 05/07/2010       17 Citations
  • Last update: 12/20/2016