Asano-Gonnella Center for Research in Medical Education & Health Care


The Asano-Gonnella Center for Research in Medical Education & Health Care produces a variety of publications, including books, peer-reviewed journals and newsletters. Center faculty and staff collaborate in scholarly work with other Sidney Kimmel Medical College faculty and publish and present medical education and health services research projects in U.S. and international journals and at scientific meetings.

Center Publications

Aliberti SM, Funk RHW, Ciaglia E, Gonnella J, Giudice A, Vecchione C, Puca AA, Capunzo M. Old, Nonagenarians, and Centenarians in Cilento, Italy and the Association of Lifespan with the Level of Some Physicochemical Elements in Tap Drinking Water. Nutrients. Jan. 2023;15(1) : 218.

Aliberti SM, Funk RHW, Schiavo L, Giudice A, Ciaglia E, Puca AA, Gonnella J, Capunzo M. Clinical Status, Nutritional Behavior, and Lifestyle, and Determinants of Community Well-Being of Patients from the Perspective of Physicians: A Cross-Sectional Study of Young Older Adults, Nonagenarians, and Centenarians in Salerno and Province, Italy. Nutrients. 2022;14(17): 3665. doi: 10.3390/nu14173665

Amaefule AQ, Litvintchouk A, de Cordova P, Maio V, Pogorzelska-Maziarz M. Reevaluating the Significance of Infection Preventionists and Infection Prevention and Control Departments in the Post-COVID-19 Era. Am J Med Qual. 2023;Jul-Aug. 38(4):206-208. doi: 10.1097/JMQ.0000000000000132 Epub 2023 Jun 29.

Chung PH, Swaminatha, V, Spigner ST, Leong JY, Bulafka J, Frasso R. Genitourinary and Sexual Symptoms and Treatments in Transfeminine Individuals: A Qualitative Exploration of Patients' Needs. Sexual medicine, 2022:10(5):100566.

Chung PH, Salib A, Tidwell T, Berry K., Leong JY, Frasso R. Impact of penile prostheses and intracavernosal injections on psychosocial functioning. The Canadian journal of urology. 2022;29(1):10969–10975.

Decker M, Klodowski D, George M, Messina A, Schroeder D, Barto S, Oglesby W, Frasso R. Freelisting: A Technique for Enhancing the Community Health Needs Assessment. Community Health Equity Research and Policy. 2022.

Douglas AR. The Need for a Common Set of Competencies as Components of a Medical Professionalism Construct, Paired with a Common Program of Assessment. In: Ćurković, M., Borovečki, A. (eds) The Bridge Between Bioethics and Medical Practice. The International Library of Bioethics, Vol. 98. Springer, Cham. 2022.

Fish AM, Romano E, Ostroff P, Ziring D, George B, Frasso R, Hayden G. Virtual Community Health Workers: Approaches to Patient Outreach During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Journal of health care for the poor and underserved. 2022;33(1):213–220.

Frasso R, Choosing not to look: not a solution, European Journal of Public Health, December 2022;32(6):843-   844.

Granberg RE, Heyer A, Gehrman PR, Gunter PW, Hoff, NA, Guth, A, Kayser, M.S, Kuna, S, Frasso, R. Patient and Provider Experiences with CBT-I Administered In-Person or via Telemedicine: A Randomized Non-Inferiority Trial. Cogent Psychology. 2022.

Hojat M., Maio V, Pohl CA, Gonnella JS. Clinical empathy: definition, measurement, correlates, group differences, erosion, enhancement, and healthcare outcomes. Discov Health Systems. Volume 2, Issue 8, Published Online Feb. 27, 2023.

Nguyen J, Maio V, Walsh K, Handley N, Patel S, Keith SW, Csik VP. Hematologic Malignancy Episodes Exceed Target Price in Oncology Care Model. Am J Med Qual. Jul-Aug. 2023; 38(4): 174-180. Epub 2023 Jun 15.

Nguyen J, Maio V, Handley N. Improving cancer care through digital health coaching. American Journal of Medical Quality: The Official Journal of the American College of Medical Quality. 2022:37(4), 369-370. doi: 10.1097/JMQ.0000000000000059

Pepe, V, M, Sowers, A, Pimentel, A, Doran, C, Guth A, Khan S, Baronet, W, Frasso, R. I Can’t See How People Could Walk Through That Exhibit and Not Be Forever Changed”. Frontiers Education Psychology. 2022.

Pohl CA: The Professional Journey: A Dean’s View of Medical Education. In Clinician’s Pocket Reference (12th edition). Gomella LG and Haist S, McGraw-Hill Education, New York City, pp. 1-10, 2022.

Sciurpa E, Scarano L, Schenone I, Maio V. Population Health Management (PHM) as a tool of healthcare governance in outpatient setting: definition, current trend and development, and outlook in consideration of the reforms as per DM 77 (page 323-335). In “Sistema Salute: La Rivista Italiana di Educazione Sanitaria e Promozione della Salute,” Volume 66 N.3, Primary Health Care Parte I, Perugia, Italy, 2022. DOI: 10.48291/SISA.66.3.8

Seymour R, Scher C, Frasso R, Truong S, Ziring D, Ankam N, Exposing the Disability-Related Hidden Curriculum in Case-Based Learning: A Qualitative Study, Disability and Health Journal. 2023:101483, ISSN 1936-6574

Seymour R, Scher C, Frasso R, Truong S, Ziring D, Ankam N. Exposing the Disability-Related Hidden Curriculum in Case-Based Learning: A Qualitative Study, Disability and Health Journal. 2023:101483, ISSN 1936-6574

Velu PD, Cushman-Vokoun A, Ewalt MD, Feilotter H, Gastier-Foster JM, Goswami Rashmi S, Laudadio J, Olsen RJ, Johnson R, Schlinsog A, Douglas A et al. Alignment of Fellowship Training with Practice Patterns for Molecular Pathologists: A Report of the Association for Molecular Pathology Training and Education Committee Access. Journal of Molecular Diagnostics. August 2022; 24(8):825- 840. DOI: 10.1016/j.jmoldx.2022.04.011

Wilson, R, Varshney, K, Petrera, M, Hoff, N, Theil, B, Frasso, R. Reflections of Graduating Medical Students: A Photo-Elicitation Study. Med.Sci.Educ. 2023.