- Centers and Programs
Elizabeth A. Calhoun, PhD
Professor of Health Policy and Administration
Recent and Noteworthy Publications
Markossian TW, Darnell JS, Calhoun EA. Follow-up and timeliness after an abnormal cancer screening among underserved, urban women in a patient navigation program. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2012 Oct;21(10):1691-700. [See abstract.]
Esparza A, Calhoun E. Measuring the impact and potential of patient navigation: proposed common metrics and beyond. Cancer. 2011 Aug;117(15 Suppl):3537-3538.
Markossian TW, Calhoun EA. Are breast cancer navigation programs cost-effective? Evidence from the Chicago Cancer Navigation Project. Health Policy. 2011 Jan;99(1):52-9. Epub 2010 Aug 4. [See abstract.]
Calhoun EA, Whitley EM, Esparza A, Ness E, Greene A, Garcia R, et al. A national patient navigator training program. Health Promot Pract. 2010;11(2):205-15.
Parker VA, Clark JA, Leyson J, Calhoun E, Carroll JK, Freund KM, Battaglia TA. Patient navigation: Development of a protocol for describing what navigators do. Health Serv Res. 2010 Apr;45(2):514-531. [See abstract.]
Bennett CL, Calhoun EA. Evaluating the total costs of chemotherapy-induced febrile Calhoun EA, Clemens JQ, Litwin MS, Walker-Corkery E, Markossian T, Kusek JW, et al. Primary care physician practices in the diagnosis, treatment and management of men with chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome. Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis. 2009;12(3):288-95.
Clemens JQ, Calhoun EA, Litwin MS, McNaughton-Collins M, Dunn RL, Crowley EM, et al. Rescoring the NIH chronic prostatitis symptom index: nothing new. Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis. 2009;12(3):285-7.
Clemens JQ, Brown SO, Calhoun EA. Mental health diagnoses in patients with interstitial cystitis/painful bladder syndrome and chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome: a case/control study. J Urol. 2008;180(4): 1378-1382.
neutropenia: results from a pilot study with community oncology cancer patients. Oncologist. 2007 Apr;12(4):478-83.
Darnell JS, Chang CH, Calhoun EA. Knowledge about breast cancer and participation in a faith-based breast cancer program and other predictors of mammography screening among African American women and Latinas. Health Promot Pract. 2006 Jul;7(3 Suppl):201S-12S.
Wolf MS, Satterlee M, Calhoun EA, Skripkauskas S, Fulwiler D, Diamond-Shapiro L, et al. Colorectal cancer screening among the medically underserved. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2006 Feb;17(1):47-54.
Honors and Awards
Phone: (312) 355-1572
Division of Health Policy and Administration
UIC School of Public Health, M/C 923
1603 W. Taylor St., 789 SPHPI
Chicago, IL 60612
Member, UI Cancer Center Population Health, Behavior and Outcomes Program
Current IHRP Research Studies (PI)
Current IHRP Research Studies (Co-I)
Other Research (Non-IHRP)
Chicago Cancer Navigation Project;
Community Participation in Research;
Improving Patient Outcomes through System Navigation;
The Night Ministry Response Ability Pregnant and Parenting Program;
A Real-time Assessment of Barriers to Breast and Cervical Cancer Treatment;
Research on Adverse Drug Events and Reports: Novel Multiple Myeloma Drugs
Recently Completed Research