Peer-reviewed articles

*Articles including current or former KCH students

  1. *Ogunjesa, B.A., Gao, X., and Raj, M. Factors influencing caregivers’ use of respite care services: Secondary analysis of the National Study of Caregiving. Journal of Applied Gerontology (in press).
  2. *Raj, M., Quintero Silva, L. and Khan, N. Building an inclusive healthcare system for older adults requires offering culturally inclusive foods to serve in healthcare facilities. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (in press).
  3. *Lim, K., Quintero Silva, L., and Raj, M. Family caregivers’ role in navigating diet: Perspectives from caregivers of older Asian Americans. Journal of Applied Gerontology (in press).
  4. Iott, B. and Raj, M. Patients’ comfort with clinicians sharing information about social determinants of health: Findings from the Health Information National Trends Survey. Journal of General Internal Medicine (in press).
  5. Raj, M. and Iott, B.Characterizing telehealth use in the US: Analysis of the 2022 Health Information National Trends Survey. American Journal of Managed Care (in press).
  6. *Zhou, S., Ogunjesa, B., and Raj, M. Evaluating mental health outcomes of immigrant and US born caregivers: An analysis of the California Health Interview Survey. American Journal of Public Health (in press).
  7. Raj, M. Organizational and policy challenges and priorities for integrating family care partners into the health care team. Advances in Health Care Management (in press).
  8. Li, J., Jeffers, T., Ogunjesa, B.A., and. Raj, M. (2023). Hospital discharge planners need more information when referring patients to home health care: Insights from the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic. Health Services Insights, 16.
  9. Raj, M., Oleschuk, M., Chapman-Novakofski, K., and Levine, S.K. (2023). Perceived facilitators and barriers to implementing culturally inclusive diets into hospitals and long-term care facilities. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 24(10), 1503-1507.
  10. *Miranda, A., Rubovits, E., Mudar, R. and Raj, M. (2023). Where are the caregivers in the clinical trial? Evaluation of caregiver responsibilities in Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia clinical trials. Alzheimer’s and Dementia, 19(11), 5316-5322. 11. Platt, J., Nong, P., Merid, B., Raj, M., Cope, E., Kardia, S., Creary, M. (2023). Applying anti-racist approaches to informatics: A new lens on traditional frames. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, 30(10), 1747-1753
  11. Sullivan, E.E., DePuccio, M.J., Stephenson, A.L., Raj, M., Lai, A., Tietschert, M.V., Fleuren, B., Sriharan, A., Thomas, S.C., and McAlearney, A.S. Building student competencies to address healthcare’s grand challenges: Lessons from an international collaboration. Journal of Health Administration Education (in press).
  12. Raj, M., Ryan, K., Amara, P., Nong, P., Calhoun, K., Trinidad, M.G., Thiel, D., Spector-Bagdady, K., De Vries, R., Kardia, S., Platt, J.E. (2023). Policy preferences regarding health data sharing among patients with cancer: Public deliberations. JMIR Cancer (9).
  13. *Rao, R. and Raj, M. (2022). Family caregivers in the health care team: Qualitative perspectives from physicians on trust with family caregivers. Journal of Elder Policy, 2(2).
  14. Hughes, J., Brown, R., Fanning, J., Raj, M., Bisson, A., Ghneim, M., and Kritchevsky, S. Achieving and sustaining behavior change for older adults: A Research Centers Collaborative Network Workshop report. The Gerontologist (in press).
  15. Raj, M., Stephenson, A.L., DePuccio, M.J., Sullivan, E.E., Tarver, W., Fleuren, B., Thomas, S.C. and McAlearney, A. (2022). Conceptual framework for integrating family caregivers into the health care team: A scoping review. Medical Care Research and Review, 80(2).
  16. Raj, M., Ryan, K., Nong, P., Calhoun, K., Trinidad, M.G., De Vries, R., Creary, M., Spector-Bagdady, K., Kardia, S., and Platt, J.E. (2022). Public deliberation on patient perspectives of health information sharing: Process and evaluation. JMIR Cancer, 8(3).
  17. Raj, M., Jimenez, F., Rich, R., Okland, K., Roy, L., Opollo, J., Rogers, J.L., and Brittin, J. (2022). Influence of evidence-based design strategies on nurse wellness. Health Environments Research and Design Journal, 15(4).
  18. Amara, P.S., Platt, J.E., Raj, M., and Nong, P. (2022). Learning about COVID-19: Sources of information, public trust, and contact tracing during the pandemic. BMC Public Health, 22 (1348).
  19. Raj, M.*, Gupta, V.*, Hoodin, F., Clingan, C., Roslin, C., Yahng, L., Braun, T., and Choi, S.W. (2022) Evaluating mHealth technology use among cancer caregivers in the digital era. Digital Health, 8.
  20. Spector-Bagdady, K., Trinidad, G., Kardia, S., Krenz, C.D., Nong, P., Raj, M., and Platt, J.E. (2022). Reported interest in notification regarding use of health information and biospecimens. JAMA, 328(5), 474-476.
  21. Raj, M., Feldman, S., and Chang, T. (2022). Policies and resources identified by youth as being important to prepare for caregiving responsibilities. Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine, 35(4), 814-820.
  22. Greer, S.L., Massard, E., Willison, C., and Raj, M. (2022). Institutions and the politics of agency in COVID-19 response: Federalism, presidentialism, and public health policy in Brazil, India, and the United States. Journal of Social Policy, 1-19.
  23. Nong, P., Raj, M., and Platt, J. (2022). Integrating predictive models into care: Facilitating informed decision-making and communicating equity issues. American Journal of Managed Care, 28(1).
  24. Raj, M., Iott, B., Anthony, D., and Platt, J. (2022). Family caregivers’ experiences with telemedicine during COVID-19: Insights from Michigan. Annals of Family Medicine, 20(1), 69-71.
  25. Stephenson, A., Raj, M., Thomas, S.C., Sullivan, E.E., DePuccio, M., Fleuren, B., and McAlearney, A. (2021). Reconceptualizing family caregivers as part of the health care team.  Journal of Hospital Management and Health Policy, 6(20).
  26. Nong, P., Raj, M., Trinidad, M.G., Rowe, Z., and Platt, J. (2021). Understanding racial differences in attitudes about public health efforts during COVID-19 using an explanatory design. Social Science and Medicine, 287.
  27. Raj, M., Zhou, S., Yi, S.S., and Kwon, S. (2021). Caregiving across cultures: Priority areas for research, policy and practice to support family caregivers of older Asian immigrants. American Journal of Public Health, 111(11), 1920-1922.
  28. Raj, M. and Iott, B. (2021). When do family caregivers use their care recipient’s online medical record? Evidence from the 2019 NCI HINTS Survey. JMIR Aging, 4(4).
  29. Lee, S-Y.D., Iott, B. Banaszak-Holl, J., Shih, S-F., Raj, M., Johnson, K., Kiessling, K., and Moore-Petinak, N. (2021). Application of mixed methods in health services management research: A systematic review. Medical Care Research and Review, 79(3), 331-344.
  30. Raj, M. and Singer, P.M. (2021). Redefining caregiving as an imperative for supporting caregivers: Challenges and opportunities. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 36(12), 3844-3846.
  31. Raj, M., Platt, J., Anthony, D., Fitzgerald, J. T., and Lee, S-Y D. (2021). Understanding patient-centeredness: Qualitative insights from older adults and family caregivers. Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, 7, 1-10
  32. Raj, M., Feldman, S., Platt, J., and Chang, T. (2021). “If it needs to be done, it needs to be done”: National survey of youth experiences and perspectives on caregiving. Journal of Adolescent Health, 69(4), 664-667.
  33. Greer, S.L., Jarman, H., Falkenbach, M., Massard, E., Raj, M., and King, E.J. Social policy as an integral component of pandemic response: Learning from COVID-19 in Brazil, Germany, India and the United States. (2021). Global Public Health, 16(8-9). 
  34. Cross, D., Levin, Z., and Raj, M. (2021). Older adults’ perceptions of provider EHR use: drivers and consequences. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 23(5).
  35. Fleuren, B.P.I., Stephenson, A.L., Sullivan, E.E., Raj, M., Tietschert, M.V., Sriharan, A., Lai, A.Y., DePuccio, M.J., Thomas, S.C., and McAlearney, A.S. (2021). Even superheroes need rest: A guide to facilitating recovery from work for health care workers during COVID-19 and beyond. Advances in Health Care Management, 20.
  36. Gupta, V.*, Raj, M.*, Hoodin, F., Braun, T., and Choi, S.W. (2021). Family caregivers of patients undergoing hematopoeietic cell transplantation: Characteristics, coping, and use of the patient portal. Journal of Medical Internet Research -Cancer, 7(1).
  37. Raj, M., DePuccio, M.J., Stephenson, A., Sullivan, E., Lai, A.Y., Fleuren, B., Sriharan, A., McAlearney, A.S., and Thomas, S.C. (2021). Addressing evolving patient concerns around telehealth in the COVID-19 era. American Journal of Managed Care, 27(1).
  38. Raj, M., De Vries, R., Nong, P., Kardia, S.L.R., and Platt, J. (2020). Do people have an ethical obligation to share their health information? Comparing narratives of altruism and health information sharing in a nationally representative sample. PLoS One, 15(12).
  39. Nong, P., Raj, M., Creary, M., Kardia, S.L.R., and Platt, J. (2020) Experiences and perceptions of discrimination among a nationally representative sample of US adults. JAMA Network Open, 3(12).
  40. Lai, A.Y., Thomas, S., Sullivan, E.E., Fleuren, B.P.I., Raj, M., DePuccio, M.J., Stephenson, A.L., and McAlearney, A.S. COVID-19 and primary care physicians: Adapting to rapid change in clinical roles and settings. (2020). Journal of Hospital Management and Health Policy, 4(31).
  41. Raj, M., Platt, J., Anthony, D., Fitzgerald, J. T., and Lee, S-Y D. (2020). Exploring personal, social, and institutional characteristics and trainees’ subspecialty decisions related to geriatric medicine. Academic Medicine, 96(3).
  42. Iott, B., Raj, M., Platt, J., and Anthony, D. (2020). Family caregiver access of online medical records: Findings from the Health Information National Trends Survey. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 36(10), 3267-3269.
  43. Raj, M. and Banaszak-Holl, J. (2020) Consumer engagement with information on performance: A narrative review. Quality Management in Health Care, 30(3).
  44. Platt, J., Raj, M., and Wienroth, M. (2020). An analysis of the Learning Health System in its first decade: A scoping review. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 22(3).
  45. Wolfson, J., Lahne, J., Raj, M., Insolera, N., Lavelle, F., and Dean, M. (2020). Food agency in the United States: Associations with cooking behavior and dietary intake. Nutrients, 12(3).
  46. Raj, M., Platt, J., and Wilk, A. S. (2020). Trust in provider care teams and health information technology-mediated communication. The American Journal of Managed Care, 26(1), 23-25.
  47. Raj, M., Wilk, A. S., and Platt, J. (2019). Dynamics of trust between physicians and fellow health care providers, and the role of health information technology. Medical Care Research and Review, 78(4).
  48. Platt, J., Raj, M., and Kardia, S.L.R. (2019). The public’s trust and information brokers in health care, public health and research. Journal of Health Organization and Management, 33(7/8), 929-948.
  49. Platt, J., Raj, M., Trinidad, G., Buyuktur, A., and Kardia, S.L.R. (2019) Willingness to participate in health information networks with diverse data use: Evaluating public perspectives. eGEMs, 7(1), 1-10.
  50. Raj, M., Choi, S. W., Gurtekin, T. S., and Platt, J. (2018). Improving the informed consent process in hematopoietic cell transplantation: patient, caregiver, and provider perspectives. Biology of Bone and Marrow Transplantation, 24(1), 156-162.
  51. Raj, M., Platt, J.E., and Choi, S.W. (2017). A qualitative exploration of the informed consent process in hematopoietic cell transplantation clinical research and opportunities for improvement. Bone Marrow Transplantation, 52, 292-298.
  52. Johnson, L., Bunn, W.D., Nguyen, L., Rice, J., Raj, M., and Cunningham, M. J. (2016). Clinical comparison of robotic, laparoscopic, and open hysterectomy procedures for endometrial cancer patients. Journal of Robotic Surgery.

Book Chapters

  • Ali, T., Boateng, G., Medeiros, A. P., and Raj, M. Caregiving. In: Social Determinants of Healthy and Resilient Aging. eds: Guest, A., and Jurkowski, E. APHA Press. (Forthcoming)
  • Raj, M. India’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In: Coronavirus Politics: The comparative politics and policy of COVID-19. eds: Greer, S.L., King, E.J., Peralta, A., and Massard, E. (Forthcoming)

Other Publications

  • Hatzigeorgiou, M. and Raj, M. (2020). Why is Greece an outlier in EU’s Covid-19 response? EU Observer (Op-ed).
  • Raj, M. (2019). Caring, and the family caregivers we don’t see. GeriPal: A Geriatrics and Palliative Care Blog.
  • Raj, M. and Suh, T. (2019). Remembrance of things past: Preparing for the future of aging. GeriPal: A Geriatrics and Palliative Care Blog.
  • Raj, M. and Suh, T. (2019). Remembrance of things past: Preparing for the future of aging. Annals of Long Term Care: Featured Blog.

Invited Presentations and Media

  • “What leads to trainee interest in geriatrics? Exploring the institution-trainee intersection.” Aurora Health Care Geriatrics. April 2019.
  • Sirius XM’s “Doctor Radio” show on Healthy Aging. June 3, 2019.
  • Crisis Conversations: The (Virtual?) Future of Medicine. New America’s Better Life Lab (Host: Brigid Schulte). June 2020.