Romana Hasnain-Wynia

Dr. Romana Hasnain-Wynia

Research Associate Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine

Curriculum Vitae

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Year Degree Institution
1996 PhD, Health Policy Administration Brandeis University

Selected Publications

Baily SC, Hasnain-Wynia R, Chen AH, Sarkar U, Lindquist LA, Schillinger D, Wolf MS. (2012). Developing Multilingual Prescription Instructions for Patients with Limited English Proficiency.. Journal of Healthcare for the Poor and Underserved.

Weissman J, Hasnain-Wynia R, Kang R, Landrum MB, Vogeli C, Weinick R, Lezzoni L. (2012). Pay-For-Performance Programs to Reduce Racial/Ethnic disparities: What Might Different Designs Achieve. Journal of Healthcare for the Poor and Underserve.

Goel MS, Brown TL, Williams A, Hasnain-Wynia R, Thompson JA, Baker DW (2011). Disparities in Enrollment and Use of an Electronic Patient Portal. Journal of General Internal Medicine.

Jean-Jacques M, Persell SD, Hasnain-Wynia R, Thompson JA, Baker DW (2011). The Implications of Using Adjusted Versus Unadjusted Methods to Measure Health Care Disparities at the Practice Level. American Journal of Medical Quality.

Blustein J, Weissman JS, Ryan AM, Doran T, and Hasnain-Wynia, R (2011). Massachusetts Links Pay-For-Performance to Reductions in Racial/Ethnic Disparities . Health Affairs.

Weissman JS, Hasnain-Wynia R (2011). Advancing Health Care Equity through Improved Data Collection. New England Journal of Medicine.

Weinick RM and Hasnain-Wynia R (2011). Quality Improvement Efforts Under Health Reform: How To Ensure That They Help Reduce Disparities – Not Increase Them. Health Affairs.

Lee JC, Hasnain-Wynia R, and Lau DT (2011). Delay in Seeing a Doctor due to Cost: Disparity between Older Adults with and without Disabilities in the United States. Health Services Research.

Toledo, P., Sun, J., Grobman, W. A., Wong, C. A., Feinglass, J., & Hasnain-Wynia, R. (2011). Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Neuraxial Labor Analgesia. Anesthesia & Analgesia. 114(1):172-8.November 2011..

Tanabe, P and Hasnain-Wynia (2011). Promoting Equity: Developing Quality Measures for Sickle Cell Disease. American Journal of Medical Quality.

Wynia MK, Ivey SL, and Hasnain-Wynia R (2010). Collection of Data on Patients’ Race and Ethnic Group by Physician Practices. New England Journal of Medicine.

Hasnain-Wynia R, Van Dyke K, Youdelman M, Krautkramer C, Ivey S, Gilchick R, Kaleba E, and Wynia MK (2010). Barriers to Collecting Race, Ethnicity, and Primary Language Data in Physician Practices: An Exploratory Study. Journal of the National Medical Association.

Hasnain-Wynia R, Kang R, Landrum MB, Vogeli C, Baker DW, Weissman JS (2010). Racial and Ethnic Disparities within and between Hospitals for Inpatient Quality of Care: An Examination of Patient-Level Hospital Quality Alliance Measures.. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.

Hasnain-Wynia R and Wolf MS. (2010). . Promoting Health Care Equity: Is Health Literacy a Missing Link?. Health Services Research.

Hasnain-Wynia R, Taylor-Clark K, Anise A (2010). Collecting Race, Ethnicity, and Language Data to Identify and Reduce Health Disparities: Perceptions of Health Plan Enrollees. Medical Care Research and Review.

Hasnain-Wynia R (2009). Policy Issues of Integration--Data and Measurement in Chao S, Anderson K and Hernandez L, Toward Equity and Patient-Centeredness The National Academy Press.

G. Torres, J. Yonek, J. Pickreign, H. Whitmore, and R. Hasnain-Wynia (2009). HIV Testing and Referral to Care in U.S. Hospitals Prior to 2006: Results from a National Survey. Public Health Reports.

McHugh M, Kang R, and Hasnain-Wynia R (2009). Understanding the Safety Net: Inpatient Quality of Care Varies Based on How One Defines Safety Net Hospitals. Medical Care Research and Review.

Kandula N, Hasnain-Wynia R, Thompson J, Brown R, and Baker (2009). The Association Between Perceived Discrimination, Health Care Provider Trust, and Attitudes Towards Health Care Providers Collecting Information about Patients’ Race, Ethnicity and Language. Journal of General Internal Medicine.

Hasnain-Wynia R and Jean-Jaques M. (2009). Filling the Gaps between Performance Incentive Programs and Health Care Quality Improvement . Health Services Research.

Hasnain-Wynia, R., Baker, DW, Nerenz, DR, et al. (2007). Are Disparities Driven by Who You Are or Where You Go: An Examination of the Hospital Quality Alliance Measures. Archives of Internal Medicine.

Baker, DW, Hasnain-Wynia, R, Thompson, J, et al (2007). Attitudes Toward Health Care Providers Collecting Information About Patients’ Race, Ethnicity, and Language. Medical Care.

Hasnain-Wynia, R (2006). Is Evidence-Based Medicine Patient-Centered and Is Patient-Centered Care Evidence Based. Health Services Research.

Hasnain-Wynia R and Baker DW (2006). Obtaining Data on Patient Race, Ethnicity, and Primary Language in Health Care Organizations: Current Challenges and Proposed Solutions. Health Services Research.

Bazzoli, G., Lindrooth, R., Kang, R., and Hasnain-Wynia, R (2006). The Influence of Health Policy and Market Factors on the Hospital Safety Net. Health Services Research.

Bazzoli, G.J., Lindrooth, R.C., Hasnain-Wynia, R., and Needleman, J (2005). The Balanced Budget Act of 1997 and U.S. Hospital Operations. Inquiry.

Baker DW, Cameron KA, Feinglass J, Georgas P, Foster S, Pierce D, Thompson J., Hasnain-Wynia R. (2005). Patients’ Attitudes Toward Health Care Providers Collecting Information About Their Race And Ethnicity. Journal of General Internal Medicine.

Bazzoli, G.J., Kang, R., Hasnain-Wynia, R. and Lindrooth, R.C (2005). An Update of Safety Net Hospitals: Coping with the late 1990s and early 2000s. Health Affairs.

Hasnain-Wynia R, Margolin, F, and Pittman, M (2004). The Role of Hospitals in the Community in Jennings B, Sharp VA, Fleishchman A and Gray B, The Ethics of Hospital Trusteeship: Responsible Governance of the Not for Profit Hospital Georgtown University Press.

Margolin, F.S., R. Hasnain-Wynia, G.W. Torres, & M. Pittman (2004). Perspective: The Value of Collaboration in Eliminating Barriers to Preventive Care and Screening Among Underserved Populations. Journal of Ambulatory Care Management.

Hasnain Wynia, R., Sofaer, S., Bazzoli, G., Alexander, J., Shortell, S.,Chan, B., Sweney, J (2003). “Members' Perceptions of Community Care Network Partnerships Effectiveness” . Medical Care Research and Review.

. Alexander, J., Weiner, B.,Metzger, M.,Shortell, S., Bazzoli, G., Hasnain-Wynia, R., Sofaer, S. and Conrad, D (2003). Sustainability of Collaborative Capacity in Community health Partnerships.”. Medical Care Research and Review.

Chan, B., Bazzoli, G., Shortell, S., and Hasnain-Wynia, R (2002). A Social Capital Index for Community Partnerships. ” International Quarterly of Community Health Education.

Research Interests

Equity in health care, reducing disparities in health care,  quality of care for diverse populations, measurement, health services research, health policy


Editorial Boards

Year Journal Name Position
2011 - 2011 Health Affairs Guest Editor/Theme Issue: Health and Health Care Disparities
2005 - 2012 Health Services Research Senior Associate Editor

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