Global web ALERT button


Covid-19 Pandemic and the Social Determinants of Health: Lessons for a Fairer and More Sustainable Post-Covid World. (2021). Paremoer, L., Nandi, S., Serag, H., and Baum, F.  British Medical Journal. [Available Here].

Explaining COVID-19 performance: What factors might predict national responses? (2020). Baum, F., Freeman, T., Musolino, C., Abramovitz, M., De Ceukelaire, W., Lizmary-Cherian, P., Flavel, J., Friel, S., Giugliani, C., Howden-Chapman, P., Thanh-Huong, N., London, L., McKee, M., Popay, J., Saligram, P. S., Serag, H., Villar, E..  British Medical Journal. [Available Here].

Ayahuasca Experiences for Sale on the Internet-Systematic Analysis of Health Information Provided to Travelers in Commercial Websites (2020). Chia-Chi A Fu, Maria L Morales, & Miguel M Cabada. Journal of Travel Medicine. [PDF Version].

How Do Kenyan Orphan Girls Experience Less Meaningful Lives and How Much Does it Matter for ‘Health’? (2017). Goodman, Michael, Thomas M. Johnson, Shannon Guillot-Wright, Katherine Ackerman Porter, Philip H. Keiser, Stanley Gitari. Quality of Life Research, 26 (6): 1551-1559. DOI 10.1007/s11136-017-1511-y.

The Changing Economic Structure of the Maritime Industry and its Adverse Effects on Seafarers’ Health Care Rights (2017). Guillot-Wright, Shannon. International Maritime Health Journal, 68 (2): 77-82. DOI: 10.5603/IMH.2017.0015.

Vulnerability of Street-involved children and youth in semi-rural Kenya: Does orphan status matter? (2017). Seidel, S., Gitari, S., & Goodman, M.L. Vulnerable Children & Youth Studies.

Subjective social standing and marital conflict tactics among Kenyan males (2017). Goodman, M.L., Serag, H., Keiser, P.K., & Gitari, S. American Journal of Community Psychology.

Subjective social status and suicide ideation among young Kenyan men: the Interpersonal Theory of Suicide in social context (2017). Goodman, M.L., Serag, H., Keiser, P.K., Gitari, M., & Raimer, B.G. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology.

Improved water and household water purification practices among orphans and vulnerable children in a multi-sectoral empowerment program in Eastern Province, Kenya (2016). Goodman, M.L., Elliott, A., Abduba, H., & Keiser, P.H. Journal of Water and Health.

Self-efficacy mediates the association between partner trust and condom usage in females but not males (2016). Goodman, M.L., Gitari, S., Harrell, M., & Keiser, P.H. Africa Journal of Reproductive Health.

Economic empowerment or cash-dependency for Orphans and Vulnerable Children in Kenya: evidence from an alternative to cash-only models (2016). Goodman, M.L. Gitari, S., Keiser, P.H. International Journal of Social Welfare.

Predictors of child fostering attitudes in a large cross-section of Kenyan women: family, health, and psychosocial factors and the residual presence of childhood adversities (2016). Goodman, M.L., Zhang, Y., Gitari S., Azubuike, M., Keiser, P., & Seidel, S. British Journal of Social Work.

Childhood adversities predict reported alcohol use among Kenyan women and partners (2016). Goodman, M.L., Grouls, A., Chen, C., Keiser, P.H. & Gitari, S. Substance Use & Misuse.

Perceived stress among Kenyan caregiving women (2016). Goodman, M.L., Gutarra, C. & Keiser, P. Anxiety, Stress & Coping.

Childhood adversities predict reporting HIV positive among Kenyan women and partners (2016). Goodman, M.L., Chen, C., Grouls, A., & Keiser, P.H. Journal of Public Health.

Neglect, sexual abuse and witnessing intimate partner violence during childhood predicts later life violent attitudes against children among Kenyan women: Evidence of intergenerational risk transmission from cross-sectional data (2016). Goodman, M.L., Hindman, A., Keiser, P., Gitari, S., Ackerman Porter, K. & Raimer, B.G. Journal of Interpersonal Violence.

Why do Kenyan children live on the streets? Evidence from a cross-section of semi-rural population of maternal caregivers (2016). Goodman, M.L., Martinez, K., Keiser, P., Gitari, S., & Seidel, S. Child Abuse and Neglect.

Factors associated with general self-efficacy and resilience among youth heads of households in semi-rural Kenya (2015). Goodman, M.L., Selwyn, B.J., Morgan, R.O., Lloyd, L.E., Mwongera, M., Gitari, S., & Keiser, P.H. Journal of Health Psychology. DOI: 10.1177/1359105315573443.

Sexual Behavior Among Young Carers in the Context of a Kenyan Empowerment Program Combining Cash-Transfer, Psychosocial Support, and Entrepreneurship (2015). Goodman, M.L., Morgan, R.O., Lloyd, L.E., Selwyn, B.J., Mwongera, M., Gitari, S., & Keiser, P.H. Journal of Sex Research DOI:10.1080/00224499.2015.1035429

How can we improve healthcare access and general self-reported health among orphan and vulnerable children? Findings from a Kenyan cross-sectional study (2015). Goodman, M.L., Seidel, S., Kaberia, R., & Keiser, P. International Journal of Public Health. DOI: 10.1007/s00038-015-0681-z.

Improved food consumption, security and independence among orphans and vulnerable children families enrolled in an empowerment program in semi-rural Kenya (2015). Goodman, M.L., Lloyd, L.E., Selwyn, B.J., Morgan, R.O., Mwongera, M., Gitari, S., & Keiser, P.H. Food Security.

Health and livelihood outcomes associated with participation in an OVC empowerment program in Kenya: a cross-sectional study (2014). Goodman, M., Kaberia, R., Morgan, R., & Keiser, P. Vulnerable Children and Youth Studies. DOI:10.1080/17450128.2014.938142.

Predictors of literacy and school attainment among orphan heads of households involved in a community-based empowerment program in semi-rural Kenya (2014). Goodman, M.L., Goodman, L.A., Mwongera, M., Gitari, S., & Keiser, P.H. Journal of Education and Human Development, 3(3).


From their own eyes: Orphan perspectives of life and loss in Kenya (2016). Ackerman, K., Seidel, S., Keiser, P., & Goodman, M.


Policies, Practices and Structures Impacting the Health and Care Access of Migrant Children (2016). Greeley, Christopher, Shannon Guillot-Wright, Christine Kovic, Jean Raphael, Hani Serag, Kenneth D. Smith. Texas Medical Center Health Policy Institute


Addressing Policies, Practices, and Structures Impacting the Health and Care Access of Refugee Children (2016). Guillot-Wright, Shannon, Hani Serag, Ken Smith. Download PDF here.

The Health of Seafarers: A Call for Considering Seafarers in Public and Global Health Policy (2016). Guillot-Wright, Shannon. Download PDF here.



Essential competencies in global health research for medical trainees: A narrative review (2017). White, M.T., Satterfield, C.A., Blackard, B.T. Medical Teacher, 39(9), doi:  10.1080/0142159X.2017.1324139.

Coalición de Salud Comunitaria: using a Healthy Community Partnership framework to integrate short-term global health experiences into broader community development (2016). L Loh, M Dacso, O Valdman. Globalization and Health 2016; 12:15.

Development of an effective mentorship program for preclinical medical student global health research training: An evaluation of a pilot mentorship program (2016). Satterfield, C.A., Dacso, M.M., & Patel, P.G. Cogent Medicine, 3(1). doi: 10.1080/2331205X.2016.1240847.

Short term global health experiences and local partnership models: a framework (2015). LC Loh, W Cherniak, BA Dreifuss, M Dacso et al. Globalization and Health 2015; 11:50.

Reducing risk and enhancing education: US medical students on global health electives (2014). M Reid, J Merlin, S Lyon, M Dacso, J Reilly, N Biller, H Friedman. Am J Infect Contr 2014 Dec;42(12):1319-21.

Adopting an Ethical Approach to Global Health Training – a Case Study of the Botswana-UPenn Partnership (2013). M Dacso, A Chandra, H Friedman. Acad Med 2013; 88:1646-1650.

Supervising US Medical Trainees Abroad (2011). Dacso, M. Health Affairs, 30(6): 1215.


White, M.T., Blackard, J.T., & Satterfield, C.A. (2017). Global health research: Practical guidelines in Preparing for International Health Experiences: A Practical Guide. Eds. Arya, N. Routledge Taylor and Francis, New York, NY.


Dissertation: Satterfield, C.A. (2015). Academic Skills Building through Global Health (Unpublished doctoral dissertation). University of Houston, Houston, Texas. Committee: B. Robins (Chair), M. Dacso, S. McNeil, J. Cobb.


“Pharmaco-Resistant Epilepsy in Tuberous Sclerosis: A Case Report.” (2020). Hussein, S., Beach, P., Khan, M., Jabbr, M., Halzon, J., Serag, H.  Case Reports International. [View Article Here]

“Incidence of acute mountain sickness and healthcare related behaviors among travelers to Cusco, Peru.” (2020). Lahham, R., Quinones, S., Glenn, S., & Cabada, M. Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease. [View Article Here]

Rickets secondary to cystinosis-induced renal Fanconi syndrome: A case report (2020). Khan, M., Beach, P., Hussein, S., Jabr, M., Halazun, J., & Serag, H. Journal of Case Reports and Images in Pediatrics. [View Article Here]

Dermatopathology and social media: a survey of 131 medical professionals from 29 countries (2017). Carlquist, E., Lee., N., Shalin, S., Goodman, M., & Gardner, J. Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine.

Mediating pathways between HIV+ status and excellent overall health among Kenyan women: family functioning, meaningfulness of life, social support and the need for integrated care (2016). Goodman, M., Serag, H., Gitari, S., Keiser, P., Dacso, M., & Raimer, B. Journal of Community Health 2016; 41(5): 989-997.

Child-street migration among HIV-affected families in Kenya: a mediation analysis from cross-sectional data (2016). Goodman, M.L., Mutambudzi, M.S., Gitari, S., Keiser, P.H. & Seidel, S.E. AIDS Care.

Child fostering attitudes among women living with HIV: social support, family functioning, general self-rated health and the evolution of a pandemic (2016). Goodman, M.L., Mutambudzi, M.S., Gitari, S., Keiser, P.H. & Seidel, S.E. Vulnerable Children & Youth Studies.