Publications



Transgender Health


Gender-Related Health Care Discrimination and Human Papillomavirus Vaccination Among Transgender and Nonbinary Young Adults in the United States


Madina Agénor, Elle Lett, Gabriel R Murchison, Ariella R Tabaac, Nadia Dowshen, Allegra R Gordon


Transgender Health, Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., 2022, pp. 1-7


Ethnoracial inequities in access to gender-affirming mental health care and psychological distress among transgender adults


Elle Lett, Matthew P Abrams, Arya Gold, Farrah-Amoy Fullerton, Avery Everhart


Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, Springer, 2022, pp. 1-9


Sexual Behaviors Associated with HIV Transmission Among Transgender and Gender Diverse Young Adults: The Intersectional Role of Racism and Transphobia


Elle Lett, Emmanuella Ngozi Asabor, Nguyen Tran, Nadia Dowshen, Jaya Aysola, Allegra R. Gordon, Madina Agénor


AIDS and Behavior, 2022


Considerations for transgender population health research based on US national surveys


Elle Lett, Avery Everhart


Annals of epidemiology, vol. 65, Elsevier, 2022, pp. 65-71


Gender affirming hormone therapy dosing behaviors among transgender and nonbinary adults


Arjee Restar, EJ Dusic, Henri Garrison-Desany, Elle Lett, Avery Everhart, Kellan E Baker, Ayden I Scheim, S Wilson Beckham, Sari Reisner, Adam J Rose, others


Humanities and Social Sciences Communications, vol. 9, Palgrave, 2022, pp. 1--11


State-level heterogeneity in associations between structural stigma and individual healthcare access: A multilevel analysis of transgender adults in the United States


Nguyen K Tran, Kellan E Baker, Elle Lett, Ayden I Scheim


Journal of Health Services Research & Policy, SAGE Publications Sage UK: London, England, 2022, p. 13558196221123413


Syndemic relationship of depressive symptoms, substance use, and suicidality in transgender youth: a cross-sectional study using the U.S. youth risk behavior surveillance system


Elle Lett, Matthew P Abrams, Emery Moberg, G Perusi Benson, Jacob E Perlson


Soc. Psychiatry Psychiatr. Epidemiol., Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2022 Aug


Acceptability of telehealth for gender-affirming care in transgender and gender diverse youth and their caregivers


Danielle E Apple, Elle Lett, Sarah Wood, Kari Freeman Baber, John Chuo, Lisa A Schwartz, Danielle Petsis, Haley Faust, Nadia Dowshen


Transgender Health, Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., 2021


Transgender Youth Experiences with Implantable GnRH Agonists for Puberty Suppression


Brianna J Hobson, Elle Lett, Linda A Hawkins, Robert A Swendiman, Michael L Nance, Nadia L Dowshen


Transgender Health, Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., 2021


Transgender data collection in the electronic health record (EHR): Current concepts and issues


Clair Kronk, Avery R Everhart, Florence Ashley, Hale M Thompson, Theodore E Schall, Teddy G Goetz, Laurel Hiatt, Zackary Derrick, Roz Queen, A Ram, others


Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, 2021


Characterizing Health Inequities for the US Transgender Hispanic Population Using the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System


Elle Lett, Emmanuella Ngozi Asabor, Sourik Beltrán, Nadia Dowshen


Transgender Health, vol. 6, Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., 2021, pp. 275-283


Intersectionality and Health Inequities for Gender Minority Blacks in the US


Elle Lett, Nadia L Dowshen, Kellan E Baker


American Journal of Preventive Medicine, vol. 59, Elsevier, 2020, pp. 639-647



Public Health and Health Equity


Health Equity Tourism: Ravaging the Justice Landscape


Elle Lett, Dalí Adekunle, Patrick McMurray, Emmanuella Ngozi Asabor, Whitney Irie, Melissa A Simon, Rachel Hardeman, Monica R McLemore


Journal of Medical Systems, vol. 46, Springer US, 2022, pp. 1-6


Conceptualizing, Contextualizing, and Operationalizing Race in Quantitative Health Sciences Research


Elle Lett, Emmanuella Asabor, Sourik Beltrán, Ashley Michelle Cannon, Onyebuchi A Arah


Annals of family medicine, 2022


“We’ve Got Our Own Beliefs, Attitudes, Myths”: A Mixed Methods Assessment of Rural South African Health Care Workers' Knowledge of and Attitudes Towards PrEP Implementation


Emmanuella Ngozi Asabor, Elle Lett, Anthony Moll, Sheela V Shenoi


AIDS and Behavior, vol. 25, Springer US, 2021, pp. 2517-2532


Racial inequity in fatal US police shootings, 2015-2020


Elle Lett, Emmanuella Ngozi Asabor, Theodore Corbin, Dowin Boatright


Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, vol. 75, BMJ Publishing Group Ltd, 2021, pp. 394-397


Nonadherence Labeling in Primary Care: Bias by Race and Insurance Type for Adults with Type 2 Diabetes


Sourik Beltrán, Elle Lett, Peter F Cronholm


American Journal of Preventive Medicine, vol. 57, Elsevier, 2019, pp. 652--658


A Monte Carlo simulation approach for estimating the health and economic impact of interventions provided at a student-run clinic


Daniel J Arenas, E Lett, Heather Klusaritz, Anne M Teitelman


PloS one, vol. 12, Public Library of Science, 2017, pp. e0189718


The Combined Influence of Air Pollution and Home Learning Environment on Early Cognitive Skills in Children


Elle Lett, Jeanette A Stingone, Luz Claudio


International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, vol. 14, Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2017, p. 1295



Medical Education, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion


Evaluating ACGME-accredited addiction psychiatry fellowship online content: A critical analysis of addiction psychiatry fellowship program websites in the US


Matthew P Abrams, Elle Lett, Danielle S Jackson, Anne E Kohler, Ayana Jordan


Substance Abuse, vol. 43, Taylor \& Francis, 2022, pp. 1346--1352


The association of microaggressions with depressive symptoms and institutional satisfaction among a national cohort of medical students


Nientara Anderson, Elle Lett, Emmanuella Ngozi Asabor, Amanda Lynn Hernandez, Max Jordan Nguemeni Tiako, Christen Johnson, Roberto E Montenegro, Tara M Rizzo, Darin Latimore, Marcella Nunez-Smith, others


Journal of General Internal Medicine, vol. 37, Springer International Publishing, 2022, pp. 298--307


Benchmarking accomplishments of leaders in American surgery and justification for enhancing diversity and inclusion


Paris D Butler, Carla M Pugh, Elana Meer, Elle Lett, Estifanos D Tilahun, Hilary A Sanfey, Cherisse Berry, Steven C Stain, Ronald P DeMatteo, Selwyn M Vickers, others


Annals of Surgery, vol. 272, LWW, 2020, pp. 897--903


The impact of race, age, gender, income, and level of education on motivations to pursue cosmetic surgery and surgeon selection at an academic institution


Cassandra A Ligh, Elle Lett, Robyn B Broach, Fabiola A Enriquez, Atasha Jordan, Ivona Percec, Joseph M Serletti, Paris D Butler


Plastic and reconstructive surgery, vol. 145, Wolters Kluwer, 2020, pp. 932e--939e


Recognizing Racism in Medicine: A Student-Organized and Community-Engaged Health Professional Conference


Ademide A Adelekun, Sourik Beltr{\'a}n, Julia Carney, Elle Lett, Whitney U Orji, Emily Rider-Longmaid, Daniel C Stokes, Stephanie Teeple, Jaya Aysola


Health Equity, vol. 3, Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., 2019, pp. 395--402


Leading from the front: an approach to increasing racial and ethnic diversity in surgical training programs


Paris D Butler, Cary B Aarons, Jaimo Ahn, Alan J Wein, Michael J Ruckenstein, Elle Lett, Ronald P DeMatteo, Joseph M Serletti


Annals of surgery, vol. 269, LWW, 2019, pp. 1012--1015


Trends in racial/ethnic representation among US medical students


Elle Lett, H Moses Murdock, Whitney U Orji, Jaya Aysola, Ronnie Sebro


JAMA network open, vol. 2, American Medical Association, 2019, pp. e1910490--e1910490


Declining racial and ethnic representation in clinical academic medicine: a longitudinal study of 16 US medical specialties


Elle Lett, Whitney U Orji, Ronnie Sebro


PLoS One, vol. 13, Public Library of Science, 2018, pp. e0207274



Other Peer-Reviewed Publications in Academic Journals


Characterizing bias due to differential exposure ascertainment in electronic health record data


Rebecca A Hubbard, Elle Lett, Gloria YF Ho, Jessica Chubak


Health Services and Outcomes Research Methodology, vol. 21, Springer US, 2021, pp. 309--323


Investigating the effect of discordant clinical and pathological diagnoses of complicated appendicitis on clinical outcomes


Janell J Holloway, Elle Lett, Dennis Y Kim, Darin J Saltzman, Michael P Ferebee, Ian T Macqueen, Christian M de Virgilio


The American Journal of Surgery, vol. 219, Elsevier, 2020, pp. 71--74


Primary Skin Closure after Repair of Hollow Viscus Injuries


Janell Holloway, Elle Lett, Lobsang Marcia, Brant Putnam, Angela Neville, Neil Patel, Vincent Chong, Dennis Y Kim


The American Surgeon, vol. 85, SAGE Publications, 2019, pp. 1139--1141


HDAC1 overexpression enhances β-cell proliferation by down-regulating Cdkn1b/p2


Carrie Draney, Matthew C Austin, Aaron H Leifer, Courtney J Smith, Kyle B Kener, Talon J Aitken, Kavan H Hess, Amanda C Haines, Elle Lett, Angelina Hernandez-Carretero, others


Biochemical Journal, vol. 475, Portland Press Ltd., 2018, pp. 3997--4010



Non-Peer Reviewed Publications in Academic Journals


Telehealth for Gender-Affirming Care: Challenges and Opportunities


Nadia Dowshen, Elle Lett


Transgender Health, Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., 2022


Science as a tool for justice


Elle Lett


Cell, vol. 185, Elsevier, 2022, pp. 224--226



Algorithmic Fairness, Machine Learning, and Data Science


Evaluating criminal justice reform during COVID-19: The need for a novel sentiment analysis package


Divya Ramjee, Louisa H Smith, Anhvinh Doanvo, Marie-Laure Charpignon, Alyssa McNulty-Nebel, Elle Lett, Angel N Desai, Maimuna S Majumder


PLOS Digital Health, vol. 1, Public Library of Science San Francisco, CA USA, 2022, pp. e0000063


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