Damara N Gutnick

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Damara Gutnick

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine;Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry
Medicine

Contact Info

Address
240 East 38th Street
New York, NY 10016

212/562-1646
Damara.Gutnick@nyumc.org

Education

1990-1994 — Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Medical Education

Research Summary

Physician Investigator. a??In collaboration with Mariano Rey MD, (Dean for Community Health and Research. Director of the Institute for Community Health and Research. NYU School of Medicine), Carole Sigel (Director, Nathan Klein Institute) Funded by Nathan Klein Institute and HHC CTSI. This study aims to determine whether the widely used cut point for the depression screening instrument, PHQ-9, is equally valid for Mexicans and Ecuadorian Latino subgroups compared to Non Latino Whites.

Research Interests

1. Collaborative Care For Depression 2. Effect of an Innovative, Interactive, Web-Based Depression Teaching Module Incorporating the Principles of Chronic Disease Management on Physician Attitudes, Self-Efficacy and Behaviors. Program for Medical Education Innovations and Research (PrMEIR) Grant Recipient NYU/Langone Medical Center, NY. Research ongoing. 3. Depression Screening in Latino Primary Care Patients 4. Depression and Culture 5. Chronic Illness Care Management 6. Comprehensive Motivational Interventions (CMI): A brief adaptation of Motivational Interviewing skills that can be used to help patients and clients change behaviors and support self management.

Latina food patterns in the United States: a qualitative metasynthesis
Gerchow, Lauren; Tagliaferro, Barbara; Squires, Allison; Nicholson, Joey; Savarimuthu, Stella M; Gutnick, Damara; Jay, Melanie
2014-05-12; 0029-6562,Nursing research - id: 970222, year: 2014 Journal Article

ON-SITE COACHING TO BUILD AN ENGAGED, SKILLED WORKFORCE FOR COLLABORATIN7E CARE IN AN INNER CITY PUBLIC HOSPITAL SYSTEM
Gutnick, Damara N; Porricolo, Maura
2014-10-02; 1525-1497,Journal of general internal medicine - id: 1268142, year: 2014

Brief action planning to facilitate behavior change and support patient self-management
Gutnick, Damara; Reims, Kathy; Davis, Connie; Gainforth, Heather; Jay, Melanie; Cole, Steven
2015-02-17; 1079-6533,Journal of clinical outcomes management - id: 1463462, year: 2014

In Our Country Tortilla Doesn't Make Us Fat: Cultural Factors Influencing Lifestyle Goal-setting for Overweight and Obese Urban, Latina Patients
Jay, Melanie; Gutnick, Damara; Squires, Allison; Tagliaferro, Barbara; Gerchow, Lauren; Savarimuthu, Stella; Chintapalli, Sumana; Shedlin, Michele G; Kalet, Adina
2014-12-01; 1049-2089,Journal of health care for the poor & underserved - id: 1359392, year: 2014 Journal Article

BARRIERS AND FACILITATORS TO GOAL-SETTING IN OVERWEIGHT AND OBESE LATINA PRIMARY CARE PATIENTS: A QUALITATIVE STUDY
Jay, Melanie; Gutnick, Damara N.; Gerchow, Lauren; Savarimuthu, Stella; Tagliaferro, Maria Barbara; Kalet, Adina; Squires, Allison
2014-04-22; 0884-8734,Journal of general internal medicine - id: 882852, year: 2013