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Publications, Presentations, & Awards

Publications

Rumala, B, Campos-Dominguez T, Rabbani R, Matos, S.
"Global and Local Community Health Workers as a lifeline for communities facing inequities in the midst of COVID 19 and beyond." White Paper, Dissemination by Community Commons, Milken Institute
Spring 2020

"Rabbani champions role of community health workers in search for health equity solutions", UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health. Retrieved April 8, 2020, from https://sph.unc.edu/sph-news/rabbani-champions-role-of-community-health-workers-in-search-for-health-equity-solutions/
Winter 2019

Rabbani, R., Ritchie, D., Rush, C., Gingley, B., Fox, D.
"Community Health Workers Achieving the Triple Aim and Health Equity within Healthcare and Population Health in New England: Advanced Payment Models Aligned with the Affordable Care Act." Field Action Report, Dissemination to New England healthcare and public health stakeholders, Regional Health Equity Councils, National Partnership for Action, US Health & Human Services.
Fall 2016

Rabbani, R., Grasso, J., Wang, R., Malik, A.
"Achieving the Triple Aim through Community Health Workers: Payment Models Aligned with the Affordable Care Act and the State Innovation Model." Final Report, Dissemination to Yale School of Public Health, Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library at Yale, Connecticut State Innovation Model Consumer Advisory Board, Southwestern Area Health Education Center of CT, Community Health Workers (CHW) Associations, healthcare stakeholders/policy officials.
December 2015

Rabbani, R., Grasso, J., Wang, R., Malik, A.
"Affordable Care Act and Connecticut State Innovation Model: Recommended Payment Methods for Community Health Workers" Disseminated to Yale School of Public Health, Connecticut State Innovation Model Consumer Advisory Board, Southwestern Area Health Education Center of CT, Community Health Worker Associations, healthcare stakeholders/policy officials; use by healthcare stakeholders to garner possible state funding for CHWs in CT.
June 2014

Peer Reviewer: Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, Volume23, Number 4, pp. 1825-1852 | 10.1353/hpu.2012.016
November 2012

Presentations

Rumana Rabbani, Melvin Jackson
"A National Initiative: Advancing the Racial Equity Journey through Design Thinking Mindsets & Methodologies," Workshop, 2021 Global Implementation Conference
May 2021

Melvin Jackson, Rumana Rabbani, Shemekka Ebony
"Equity is the Price of Admission: Racial Equity Through Leading with and for People with Lived Experience," Workshop, 2020 Minority Health Conference, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC.
February 2020

Rumana Rabbani
"Improving Health Equity with Community Health Workers: Application of Systems Thinking," Roundtable Discussion, 2020 National Network of Public Health Institutes, New Orleans, LA
Cancelled due to Covid, May 2020

Kristin Reed, Rumana Rabbani, Tara Carr
"Thinking Tools: Evaluating and Strengthening Health Equity," Breakout Session, 2020 National Network of Public Health Institutes, New Orleans, LA
Cancelled due to Covid, May 2020

Lori-Carter Edwards, Ki'Yonna Jones, Rumana Rabbani
"A Collaborative Workshop for Advancing Regional Faith Leadership Capacity to Promote Health," Roundtable Session, 2020 National Network of Public Health Institutes, New Orleans, LA
Cancelled due to Covid, May 2020

Rumana Rabbani, Will Douglas, Melvin Jackson, Paul Howard
"Strategic Application of QI for Population Health: Four Key Tools to Address Health Equity," Half-Day Workshop, 2019 IHI National Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care, Orlando, FL
December 2019

Rumana Rabbani, Will Douglas, Jeanne Ayers, David Gibbs, Tara Carr, Kristin Reed
"Improvement Science Tools to Advance Racial, Racism, and Equity & The Journey Map - A Systems Approach for Evaluating and Strengthening Heath Equity within SCALE Communities," Panel Presentation, 2019 American Evaluation Association, Minneapolis, MN
November 2019

Rumana Rabbani
"A Call to Action - The Application of Systems Thinking to Address Supervision & Integration for CHWs within Maternal Child Health & Trauma-Informed Care," Interactive Roundtable, 2019 Pre-APHA CHW Summit, IMPaCT, Philadelphia, PA
November 2019

Rumana Rabbani, Dannie Ritchie, Angie Kuzma
"Moving Away from 'Utilizing' Community Health Workers toward Empowering Models for Integration and Supervision within the Provider Setting," Scientific Session, Continuing Education Credit, Education Board, APHA Board & Councils, 147th APHA Annual Meeting & Exposition
November 2019

Rumana Rabbani, Dannie Ritchie, Angie Kuzma
"Moving Away from 'Utilizing' Community Health Workers toward Empowering Models for Integration and Supervision," Oral Session, Community Health Workers Section, APHA Board & Councils, 147th American Public Health Association Annual Meeting & Exposition
November 2019

Rumana Rabbani, Dannie Ritchie, Angie Kuzma
"Moving Away from 'Utilizing' Community Health Workers toward Empowering Models for Integration and Supervision within the Care Team," Oral Session, Student Assembly, APHA Board & Councils, 147th American Public Health Association Annual Meeting & Exposition
November 2019

Rumana Rabbani, Sabrina Vereen
"Redesigning Care with Community Health Workers," Workshop, 2018 IHI National Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care, Orlando, FL.
December 2018

Rumana Rabbani, Dannie Ritchie, Angie Kuzma, Chris Naso
"Community Health Worker Policy Evidence Synthesis: Assessing Recommendations for Payment Model Sustainability," Scientific Session, Continuing Education Credit, Education Board, APHA Board & Councils, 146th American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting & Exposition, San Diego, CA.
November 2018

Rumana Rabbani, Dannie Ritchie, Angie Kuzma, Chris Naso
"Community Health Worker Policy Evidence Synthesis: Assessing Recommendations for Payment Model Sustainability within Provider Settings," Oral Session, Healthcare Administration Section, 146th American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting & Exposition, San Diego, CA.
November 2018

Rumana Rabbani, Chris Naso
"Community Health Worker Sustainability: Recommendation of Effective Outcome Measures from the Pathways Community HUB Model," Roundtable, Student Assembly Section, 146th American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting & Exposition, San Diego, CA.
November 2018

Rumana Rabbani, Dannie Ritchie, Angie Kuzma, Chris Naso
"Implementation and Sustainability of the Community Health Worker Workforce: Evaluation of Metrics and Alternative Payment Models for Community and Clinical Services," Scientific Session, Continuing Education Credit, Education Board, APHA Board & Councils, 145th American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting & Exposition, Atlanta, GA
November 2018

Rumana Rabbani, Dannie Ritchie, Angie Kuzma, Chris Naso
"Implementation and Sustainability of the Community Health Worker Workforce: Evaluation of Metrics and Alternative Payment Models for Community-Based Programs," Oral Session, Community Health Worker Section, 145th American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting & Exposition, Atlanta, GA
November 2017

Rumana Rabbani, Dannie Ritchie, Lenel James, Chris Naso
"Application of Lean Six Sigma Methodology within Next Generation Accountable Care Organizations: Evaluation of Rigorous Metrics and Care Coordination Models for Quality Improvement within the Emergency Department," Oral Session, Student Assembly Section, APHA Board & Councils, 145th American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting & Exposition, Atlanta, GA
November 2017

Rumana Rabbani, Dannie Ritchie, Angie Kuzma, Chris Naso
"Implementation and Sustainability of the Community Health Worker Workforce: Recommended Metrics and Implementation Science Frameworks for Non-clinical and Clinical services," 1st Annual Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Training Workshop, Center for Disease , Atlanta, GA
March 2017

Rumana Rabbani
"Changing the Landscape of Cancer Care with Community Health Workers: Barriers and Alternative Payment Models," 1st Annual Cancer Health Disparities Symposium, GMaP Region 1, Charleston, SC.
March 2017

Rumana Rabbani
"Changing the Landscape of Healthcare with CHWs: Health Impact Evaluation & Recommended Value-Based Cost Structures," NC Division of Public Health, NC Health & Human Services, Raleigh, NC.
January 2017

Rumana Rabbani, Dannie Ritchie, Lenel James, Toddchelle Young
"Changing the Landscape of Healthcare with CHWs: Health Impact Evaluation & Recommended Value-Based Cost Structures," Scientific Session, Continuing Education Credit, Education Board, APHA Board & Councils, 144th American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting & Exposition, Denver, CO.
November 2016

Rumana Rabbani, Dannie Ritchie, Lenel James, Toddchelle Young
"Changing the Landscape of Healthcare with Community Health Workers: Recommended Alternative Cost Structures for Sustainability," Community Health Worker Section, 144th APHA Annual Meeting & Exposition, Denver, CO.
November 2016

Rumana Rabbani, Dannie Ritchie, Lenel James, Toddchelle Young
"Health Impact Evaluation of Community Health Workers in a Primary Care Setting for Chronically Ill Patients," Roundtable Session, Student Assembly, 144th APHA Annual Meeting & Exposition. Accepted. Denver, CO.
November 2016

Rumana Rabbani, Dannie Ritchie, Lenel James, Toddchelle Young
"Supporting and Sustaining the CHW Workforce at the Policy and Program Levels," Roundtable Session, CHW Section, 144th APHA Annual Meeting & Exposition, Community Health Worker Section, Denver, CO.
November 2016

Sabrina Vereen, Rumana Rabbani
Practice Quality, Innovation & Population Health Management, "Driving Continuous Improvement through Visual Management," UNC Quality Exposition, Chapel Hill, NC.
October 2016

Rumana Rabbani, Dannie Ritchie
"Community Health Workers Achieving the Goals of the Triple Aim within Overall Health: Recommended Legislation and Advanced Payment to Encourage Sustainment of the CHW Workforce," Return of Investment of CHWs, New Hampshire Community Health Worker Coalition Meeting, Manchester, NH.
March 2016

Rumana Rabbani, Dannie Ritchie, Barbara Ginley
"Community Health Workers Achieving the Goals of the Triple Aim within Overall Health: Recommended Legislation and Advanced Payment to Encourage Sustainment of the CHW Workforce," Invited Session.
Principal Investigator
"Community Health Workers Achieving Health Equity within Healthcare and Population Health in New England: Advanced Payment Models Aligned with the Affordable Care Act."
Principal Investigator
"Community Health Worker Social Determinants of Health Interventions: Sustainability within Health in All Policies and the Payer Sector."
Community Health Planning & Policy Development Section, 143rd APHA Annual Meeting & Exposition, Chicago, IL.
November 2015

Rumana Rabbani, Dannie Ritchie, Barbara Ginley
"Community Health Workers Achieving the Triple Aim and Health Equity within Healthcare and Population Health in New England: Advanced Payment Models Aligned with the Affordable Care Act," Scientific Session, Continuing Education Credit, Education Board, APHA Board & Councils, 143rd APHA Annual Meeting & Exposition, Chicago, IL
November 2015

Rumana Rabbani, Dannie Ritchie, Barbara Ginley
"Community Health Worker Interventions: Positive Outcome Measurements in Healthcare & Social Determinants of Health," Scientific Session, Continuing Education Credit, Education Board, APHA Board & Councils, 143rd APHA Annual Meeting & Exposition, Chicago, IL
November 2015

Moderator
"Social Determinants of Community Health," Community Health Planning & Policy Development, 143rd Annual Meeting & Exposition, Chicago, IL.
November 2015

Moderator
"Public Health Department Strategies to Improve Public Health," Public Health Education & Health Promotion, 143rd Annual Meeting & Exposition, Chicago, IL.
November 2015

Rumana Rabbani
"Community Health Workers Achieving the Triple Aim and Health Equity within Healthcare and Population Health in Connecticut: Advanced Payment Models Aligned with the Affordable Care Act." Connecticut Public Health Association Annual Meeting and Conference, Break-out Session, Waterbury, CT.
October 2015

Rumana Rabbani
"Community Health Workers Achieving the Triple Aim and Health Equity within Healthcare and Population Health in Connecticut: Advanced Payment Models Aligned with the Affordable Care Act," Panel Speaker, 5th Annual Maine Minority Health Conference, Lewiston, ME.
June 2015

Rumana Rabbani, Jennifer Grasso, Rongrong Wang
"Community Health Workers and the Affordable Care Act: Advanced Payment Models for Employment within Healthcare Reform Programs," The Business Case for Community Health Workers: Employers & the Affordable Care Act Conference, Southwestern Area Health Education Center & CT Health Foundation, New Haven, CT
December 2014

Rumana Rabbani, Jennifer Grasso, Rongrong Wang
"Achieving the Triple Aim through Community Health Workers: Payment Models Aligned with the Affordable Care Act," Joint session with Public Health Education and Health Promotion program, and ACA Law section, 142nd APHA Annual Meeting & Exposition, New Orleans, LA.
November 2014

Rumana Rabbani, Jennifer Grasso, Rongrong Wang
"Community Health Workers and the Affordable Care Act: Sustainable Payment Models for Connecticut,"Connecticut Public Health Association Annual Meeting and Conference, Waterbury, CT
October 2014

Rumana Rabbani, Jennifer Grasso, Rongrong Wang
"CHWs Serving the Role of Patient Navigation: Payment Methods Aligned with the Affordable Care Act & Connecticut State Innovation Model," New England Community Health Worker Coalition, Worchester, MA.
May 2014

Rumana Rabbani, Jennifer Grasso, Rongrong Wang
"CHWs Serving the Role of Patient Navigation: Payment Methods Aligned with the Affordable Care Act & CT State Innovation Model," Changing Outcomes: The 5th Annual Patient Navigator/Community Health Worker Conference, Norwood, MA
May 2014

Rumana Rabbani, Jennifer Grasso, Rongrong Wang
"Bringing the Social Determinants into Healthcare: A New Perspective of Patient Navigators and Community Health Workers, and Possible Payment Models," Panel Presentation, Changing Outcomes: The 5th Annual Patient Navigator/Community Health Worker Conference, Norwood, MA
May 2014

Tele-Speaker
Video presentation on helping impoverished and women of trauma in third world countries Yunus Centre Conference; Organization won Noble Peace Prize in 2006; empowering women globally to own business through micro-financing, Grameen Bank, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
March 2010

Awards

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Research Scholars, Cohort 4
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Fall Gathering Scholarship
100 Million Health Lives, Fall Gathering, APHA 147th Annual Meeting & Exposition, Philadelphia, PA

Carrie Schwenning Scholarship
Non-service Public Health Award Scholarship
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC

CBPR Research Fellow, Travel Award
The People's Scientific Conference to Promote Minority Health Through Community-Based Participatory Research: Community Health Workers Lead the Way, Gainesville, FL

Student Abstract Award
Public Health Education Health Promotion, 142nd American Public Health Association Annual Meeting & Exposition, New Orleans, LA

IHI Workshop: Racial Equity Tools, 2019

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