Michael Rodriguez

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Responding to intimate partner violence and sexual violence against women WHO clinical and policy guidelines WHO Library Cataloguing-in-Publication Data: Responding to intimate partner violence and sexual violence against women: WHO clinical and policy guidelines. 1.Spouse abuse – prevention and control. 2.Violence – prevention and control. 3.Battered(More)
BACKGROUND To examine the agreement between depression symptoms using an assessment tool (PHQ-9), and physician documentation of the same symptoms during a clinic visit, and then to examine how the presence of these symptoms affects depression diagnosis in primary care settings. METHODS Interviewer administered surveys and medical record reviews. A total(More)
This paper describes the ARTIST project which was designed to address the assessment challenge in statistics education. The goals of the ARTIST project are to assist faculty who teach statistics across many disciplines in assessing student learning of statistics, enabling them to better evaluate individual student achievement, to evaluate and improve their(More)
BACKGROUND Domestic violence is a problem frequently encountered in health care settings and a risk factor for physical and mental health problems. OBJECTIVE To provide nationally representative estimates of rates of domestic violence screening among women, to identify predictors of screening, and to describe settings where women are screened. DESIGN(More)
BACKGROUND Patients who speak Spanish and/or have low socioeconomic status are at greater risk of suboptimal glycemic control. Inadequate intensification of anti-glycemic medications may partially explain this disparity. OBJECTIVE To examine the associations between primary language, income, and medication intensification. DESIGN Cohort study with(More)
BACKGROUND The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reported that the number of new cases of HIV infection has been underreported annually by at least 40,000 cases. In 2006, the CDC recommended that voluntary HIV counseling and testing (VCT) was given to all patients aged 13 to 64 years in ambulatory care settings. The purpose of this(More)
For more than half a century, California has led the nation in agricultural production, supplying over 50% of the nation's fruits, nuts, and vegetables, while exporting 20% of its produce to feed the world. This harvest generated almost $27 billion in gross income in 2000, with an estimated $100 billion in related economic activity. Unlike much of the(More)
Millimeter wave (mmWave) technologies promise to revolutionize wireless networks by enabling multi-gigabit data rates. However, they suffer from high attenuation, and hence have to use highly directional antennas to focus their power on the receiver. Existing radios have to scan the space to find the best alignment between the transmitter’s and(More)