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Damara GutnickClinical Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
240 East 38th Street
New York, NY 10016
Education1990-1994 — Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Medical Education
Research SummaryPhysician 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 Interests1. 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.
Eisendrath, Stuart J; Cole, Steven A; Christensen, John F; Gutnick, Damara; Cole, Mary Raju; Feldman, Mitchell D. Depression IN: Behavioral medicine: A guide for clinical practice. New York, NY, US: McGraw- Hill, 2014 4th ed. p.243-270 (2160662)
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. Latina food patterns in the United States: a qualitative metasynthesis. Nursing research. 2014 May -0;63(3):182-193 (970222)
ON-SITE COACHING TO BUILD AN ENGAGED, SKILLED WORKFORCE FOR COLLABORATIN7E CARE IN AN INNER CITY PUBLIC HOSPITAL SYSTEM
Gutnick, Damara N; Porricolo, Maura. ON-SITE COACHING TO BUILD AN ENGAGED, SKILLED WORKFORCE FOR COLLABORATIN7E CARE IN AN INNER CITY PUBLIC HOSPITAL SYSTEM [Meeting Abstract]. Journal of general internal medicine. 2014 APR;29:S491-S491 (1268142)
Brief action planning to facilitate behavior change and support patient self-management
Gutnick, Damara; Reims, Kathy; Davis, Connie; Gainforth, Heather; Jay, Melanie; Cole, Steven. Brief action planning to facilitate behavior change and support patient self-management [Note]. Journal of clinical outcomes management. 2014 Jan;21(1):?-? (1463462)
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. In Our Country Tortilla Doesn't Make Us Fat: Cultural Factors Influencing Lifestyle Goal-setting for Overweight and Obese Urban, Latina Patients. Journal of health care for the poor & underserved. 2014 Nov ;25(4):1603-1622 (1359392)