Professor Bone’s research has focused on health promotion in underserved urban African American populations using community-based participatory approaches in randomized clinical trials to test the efficacy and program effectiveness of interventions, including the use of supervised indigenous community health workers. Her research focuses on the sustainability of interventions and improving communications strategies using electronic education. These studies include cardiovascular disease, and CVD risk factors, diabetes and cancer detection and control.
Gary TL, Batts-Turner M, Yeh H, Hill-Briggs F, Bone LR, Wang N, Levine DM, Powe NR, Saudek CD, Hill MN, McGuire M, Brancati FL. "The effects of a nurse case manager and a community health worker team on diabetic control, emergency department visits and hospitalizations among urban African Americans with type 2 diabetes mellitus." Arch Intern Med. 2009;169(19):1788-1794. doi:10.1001/archinternmed.2009.338.
Brown JD, Bone LR, Gillis L, Treherne L, Lindamood K, Marsden L. "Service learning to impact homelessness: the result of academic and community collaboration." Public Health Reports. 2006; 121:343-348.
Baptiste-Roberts K, Gary TL, Bone LR, Hill MN, Brancati FL. "Perceived body image among African Americans with type 2 diabetes." Patient Education and Counseling. 2006;194-200.
Han H, Kim MT, Rose L, Dennison C, Bone L, Hill MN. "Effects of stressful life events in young black men with high blood pressure." Ethnicity and Disease. 2006;16:64-70.
Brownstein JN, Bone LR, Dennison C, Hill MN, Kim M, Levine DM. "Community health workers as interventionists in the prevention and control of heart disease and stroke." American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2005; 29:128-133.
Hill-Briggs F, Gary TL, Bone LR, Hill MN, Levine DM, Brancati FL. "Medication adherence and diabetes control in urban African Americans with type 2 diabetes." Health Psychology. 2005 Jul;24(4):349-57.
Hill-Briggs F, Gary TL, hill MN, Bone LR, Brancati FL. "Health-related quality of life in urban African Americans with type 2 diabetes." J Gen Intern Med. 2002;17:412-419.