Laura Schmidt

Title(s)Professor, Institute for Health Policy Studies
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    Laura A. Schmidt, PhD, is a Professor of Health Policy in the School of Medicine at the University of California at San Francisco. She holds a joint appointment in the Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies and the Department of Anthropology, History and Social Medicine. Dr. Schmidt is also Co-Director of the Community Engagement and Health Policy Program for UCSF’s Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute. She received her PhD training in sociology at UC Berkeley and while there, completed doctoral coursework in public health, and also holds a masters degree in clinical social work.

    Dr. Schmidt's central goal is to bridge the worlds of biomedical research, clinical practice and population health in ways that help us better understand some of the most pressing issues in health and health care today: the widening of health disparities and the societal of regulation risk factors in chronic disease. Substantive areas of her research include addiction, poverty, obesity-related metabolic disease—all burdens that are profoundly influenced by the organization of care and the social environment. A hallmark of her research is blended methodologies: she incorporates historical-archival, ethnographic and quantitative methods into most of her studies as a way to cross-validate findings and better interpret their meaning. Since its inception, her research program has been stably funded through awards from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and US Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, in combination with funding from private foundations, including the Laura and John Arnold Foundation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), Commonwealth Fund, Atlantic Philanthropies and Crossfit Foundation.

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    Launching the Digital Food Industry Documents Archive
    Laura and John Arnold Foundation Dec 1, 2016 - Nov 30, 2018
    Role: Principal Investigator, Research Component
    The Selective Marketing of Sugar-Sweetened Beverages (SSBs) to Children: An Analysis of Internal Industry Documents
    Crossfit Foundation Oct 10, 2016 - Aug 1, 2017
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Measuring Combined Tobacco, e-cigarette, and Marijuana Use in California
    UC Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program 393645Jul 1, 2016 - Jun 30, 2018
    Role: Co-Investigator/Mentor
    Evaluating UCSF’s Health Beverage Initiative (HBI)
    EVCP/CTSI/Dean of Medicine-UCSF Jul 1, 2015 - Jun 30, 2017
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Reducing Obesity: Sugar Stress, and Environment
    UC Office of the President MR-15-328786Jan 1, 2015 - Dec 31, 2018
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator
    Testing Medical Marijuana's Unintended Consequences for Youth and Young Adults
    NIH/NIDA R01DA034091Sep 15, 2012 - May 31, 2016
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Integrating Addiction Treatment and Medical Care in a Commercial Health Plan
    NIH/NIDA R01 DA029716-01Jul 1, 2011 - Jun 30, 2017
    Role: Co-Investigator
    Racial Disparities in Access to Appropriate Alcohol Treatment Services
    NIH/NIAAA R01AA017197Sep 30, 2008 - Jun 30, 2013
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator
    Serving Homeless Welfare Clients With ADM Problems
    NIH/NIAAA R01AA014918Jun 1, 2005 - May 31, 2009
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Alcohol Problems &Service Dynamics after Welfare Reform
    NIH/NIAAA R01AA013136Jun 1, 2001 - May 31, 2007
    Role: Principal Investigator
    NIH/NIAAA R21AA012159Sep 1, 1999 - Feb 28, 2002
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Epidemiology of Alcohol Problems: Alcohol-related Disparities
    NIH P50AA005595Jul 1, 1981 - Dec 31, 2020
    Role: Co-Investigator

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    1. Apollonio DE, Spetz J, Schmidt L, Jacobs L, Kaur M, Ramo D. Prevalence and Correlates of Simultaneous and Separate 30-Day Use of Tobacco and Cannabis: Results from the California Adult Tobacco Survey. Subst Use Misuse. 2019 Apr 11; 1-6. PMID: 30973038.
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    2. Schmidt LA. Commentary on Fergie et al. (2019): A new tool for unpacking policy debates over unhealthy commodities. Addiction. 2019 Apr; 114(4):754-755. PMID: 30854748.
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    3. Nguyen KH, Glantz SA, Palmer CN, Schmidt LA. Tobacco industry involvement in children's sugary drinks market. BMJ. 2019 Mar 14; 364:l736. PMID: 30872273.
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    4. Crosbie E, Schillinger D, Schmidt LA. State Preemption to Prevent Local Taxation of Sugar-Sweetened Beverages. JAMA Intern Med. 2019 Jan 22. PMID: 30667481.
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    5. Schmidt LA, Jacobs LM, Vlahov D, Spetz J. Impacts of Medical Marijuana Laws on Young Americans Across the Developmental Spectrum. Matern Child Health J. 2019 Jan 04. PMID: 30610531.
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    6. Schmidt LA, Bleich MR. A Professional Development Educator Primer on Dual Admission Academic Progression. J Contin Educ Nurs. 2019 Jan 01; 50(1):9-11. PMID: 30645652.
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    7. Croff R, Hoffman K, Alanis-Hirsch K, Ford J, McCarty D, Schmidt L. Overcoming Barriers to Adopting and Implementing Pharmacotherapy: the Medication Research Partnership. J Behav Health Serv Res. 2018 May 29. PMID: 29845513.
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    8. Kearns C, Schmidt L, Apollonio D, Glantz S. The sugar industry's influence on policy. Science. 2018 05 04; 360(6388):501. PMID: 29724946.
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    9. Jacobs LM, Brindis CD, Hughes D, Kennedy CE, Schmidt LA. Measuring Consumer Engagement: A Review of Tools and Findings. J Healthc Qual. 2018 May/Jun; 40(3):139-146. PMID: 28786845.
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    10. Schmidt LA. A persistent contradiction in treatment providers' views on addiction. Drug Alcohol Rev. 2018 09; 37(6):723-725. PMID: 29665132.
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    11. Op den Winkel M, Nagel D, Op den Winkel P, Trojan J, Paprottka PM, Steib CJ, Schmidt L, Göller M, Stieber P, Göhring P, Herbst A, Rentsch M, De Toni EN, Göke B, Gerbes AL, Kolligs FT. Transarterial chemoembolization for hepatocellular carcinoma: development and external validation of the Munich-TACE score. Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2018 Jan; 30(1):44-53. PMID: 29076939.
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    12. Patel AI, Schmidt LA. Water Access in the United States: Health Disparities Abound and Solutions Are Urgently Needed. Am J Public Health. 2017 Sep; 107(9):1354-1356. PMID: 28787195.
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    13. Ford JH, Abraham AJ, Lupulescu-Mann N, Croff R, Hoffman KA, Alanis-Hirsch K, Chalk M, Schmidt L, McCarty D. Promoting Adoption of Medication for Opioid and Alcohol Use Disorders Through System Change. J Stud Alcohol Drugs. 2017 09; 78(5):735-744. PMID: 28930061.
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    14. Grumbach K, Vargas RA, Fleisher P, Aragón TJ, Chung L, Chawla C, Yant A, Garcia ER, Santiago A, Lang PL, Jones P, Liu W, Schmidt LA. Achieving Health Equity Through Community Engagement in Translating Evidence to Policy: The San Francisco Health Improvement Partnership, 2010-2016. Prev Chronic Dis. 2017 03 23; 14:E27. PMID: 28333598.
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    15. Anderson P, Berridge V, Conrod P, Dudley R, Hellman M, Lachenmeier D, Lingford-Hughes A, Miller D, Rehm J, Room R, Schmidt L, Sullivan R, Ysa T, Gual A. Reframing the science and policy of nicotine, illegal drugs and alcohol - conclusions of the ALICE RAP Project. F1000Res. 2017; 6:289. PMID: 28435669.
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    16. Schmidt LA, Jacobs LM, Spetz J. Schmidt et al. Respond. Am J Public Health. 2016 12; 106(12):e8-e9. PMID: 27831766.
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    17. Kearns CE, Schmidt LA, Glantz SA. Sugar Industry and Coronary Heart Disease Research: A Historical Analysis of Internal Industry Documents. JAMA Intern Med. 2016 11 01; 176(11):1680-1685. PMID: 27617709.
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    18. Shao H, Brown L, Diana ML, Schmidt LA, Mason K, Oronce CI, Shi L. Estimating the costs of supporting safety-net transformation into patient-centered medical homes in post-Katrina New Orleans. Medicine (Baltimore). 2016 Sep; 95(39):e4990. PMID: 27684855.
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    19. Schmidt LA, Jacobs LM, Spetz J. Young People's More Permissive Views About Marijuana: Local Impact of State Laws or National Trend? Am J Public Health. 2016 08; 106(8):1498-503. PMID: 27196657.
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    20. Chapman SA, Spetz J, Lin J, Chan K, Schmidt LA. Capturing Heterogeneity in Medical Marijuana Policies: A Taxonomy of Regulatory Regimes Across the United States. Subst Use Misuse. 2016 07 28; 51(9):1174-84. PMID: 27191472.
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    21. Yamey G, Horváth H, Schmidt L, Myers J, Brindis CD. Reducing the global burden of Preterm Birth through knowledge transfer and exchange: a research agenda for engaging effectively with policymakers. Reprod Health. 2016 Mar 18; 13:26. PMID: 26987438; PMCID: PMC4797256.
    22. Schmidt LA. Recent Developments in Alcohol Services Research on Access to Care. Alcohol Res. 2016; 38(1):27-33. PMID: 27159809; PMCID: PMC4872610.
    23. Dooley D, Patel A, Schmidt LA. Chocolate Milk in Schools. Pediatrics. 2015 Dec; 136(6):e1680. PMID: 26628718.
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    24. Alanis-Hirsch K, Croff R, Ford JH, Johnson K, Chalk M, Schmidt L, McCarty D. Extended-Release Naltrexone: A Qualitative Analysis of Barriers to Routine Use. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2016 Mar; 62:68-73. PMID: 26654934; PMCID: PMC4724460 [Available on 03/01/17].
    25. Rhoads KF, Patel MI, Ma Y, Schmidt LA. Reply to M.H. Kanter et al. J Clin Oncol. 2015 Oct 20; 33(30):3519. PMID: 26215958.
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    26. Kearns CE, Glantz SA, Schmidt LA.Sugar Industry Influence on the Scientific Agenda of the National Institute of Dental Research’s 1971 National Caries Program: A Historical Analysis of Internal Documents. PLos Medicine. 2015; 3(12).
    27. Rhoads KF, Patel MI, Ma Y, Schmidt LA. How do integrated health care systems address racial and ethnic disparities in colon cancer? J Clin Oncol. 2015 Mar 10; 33(8):854-60. PMID: 25624437; PMCID: PMC4348634.
    28. Afshin A, Micha R, Khatibzadeh S, Laura A. Schmidt, Mozaffarian D. .The handbook of global health policy. Ch. 9: Dietary policies to reduce non-communicable diseases. 2014; 177-193.
    29. Schmidt LA. The equal right to drink. Drug Alcohol Rev. 2014 Nov; 33(6):581-7. PMID: 25303360.
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    30. Mulia N, Tam TW, Schmidt LA. Disparities in the use and quality of alcohol treatment services and some proposed solutions to narrow the gap. Psychiatr Serv. 2014 May 01; 65(5):626-33. PMID: 24487667; PMCID: PMC4008705.
    31. Schmidt LA. New unsweetened truths about sugar. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Apr; 174(4):525-6. PMID: 24493006.
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    32. Tam TW, Mulia N, Schmidt LA. Applicability of Type A/B alcohol dependence in the general population. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2014 May 01; 138:169-76. PMID: 24647367; PMCID: PMC4074591.
    33. Taylor, AL, Parento, EW, Laura A. Schmidt.The increasing weight of regulation: countries combat the global obesity epidemic. Indiana Law Journal. 2014; 1:90.
    34. Simopoulos AP, Bourne PG, Faergeman O, Adrus, J, Christopher G, Clay WD, Gopalan, S, Jaffe R, Johnson RJ, Kosko L, Legrand, P, Li D, Marcos A, Peniston AM, Rehnborg S, Laura A. Schmidt, Scott I, Tontisirin K, Waitzberg DL. .Bellagio report on healthy agriculture, healthy nutrition, healthy people. Rev Panam Salud Publica. 2013; 3(33).
    35. Simopoulos AP, Bourne PG, Faergeman O, Adrus, J, Christopher G, Clay WD, Gopalan, S, Jaffe R, Johnson RJ, Kosko L, Legrand, P, Li D, Marcos A, Peniston AM, Rehnborg S, Laura A. Schmidt, Scott I, Tontisirin K, Waitzberg DL.Bellagio report on healthy agriculture, healthy nutrition, healthy people. J Nutrigenet Nutrigenomics. 2013; (6):34-42.
    36. Simopoulos AP, Bourne PG, Faergeman O, Adrus, J, Christopher G, Clay WD, Gopalan, S, Jaffe R, Johnson RJ, Kosko L, Legrand, P, Li D, Marcos A, Peniston AM, Rehnborg S, Laura A. Schmidt, Scott I, Tontisirin K, Waitzberg DL.Bellagio report on healthy agriculture, healthy nutrition, healthy people. Journal of Zhejiang University (Agric. & Life Sci). 2013; 40(39).
    37. Simopoulos AP, Bourne PG, Faergeman O, Adrus, J, Christopher G, Clay WD, Gopalan, S, Jaffe R, Johnson RJ, Kosko L, Legrand, P, Li D, Marcos A, Peniston AM, Rehnborg S, Laura A. Schmidt, Scott I, Tontisirin K, Waitzberg DL. .Bellagio report on healthy agriculture, healthy nutrition, healthy people. Nutricion Hospitalaria. 2013; (28):1761-1769.
    38. Simopoulos AP, Bourne PG, Faergeman O, Adrus, J, Christopher G, Clay WD, Gopalan, S, Jaffe R, Johnson RJ, Kosko L, Legrand, P, Li D, Marcos A, Peniston AM, Rehnborg S, Laura A. Schmidt, Scott I, Tontisirin K, Waitzberg DL.Bellagio report on healthy agriculture, healthy nutrition, healthy people. Nutrients. 2013; 2(5):411-423.
    39. Rittenhouse DR, Schmidt LA, Wu KJ, Wiley J. Incentivizing primary care providers to innovate: building medical homes in the post-Katrina New Orleans safety net. Health Serv Res. 2014 Feb; 49(1):75-92. PMID: 23800148; PMCID: PMC3922467.
    40. Rittenhouse DR, Schmidt L, Wu K, Wiley J. Contrasting trajectories of change in primary care clinics: lessons from New Orleans safety net. Ann Fam Med. 2013 May-Jun; 11 Suppl 1:S60-7. PMID: 23690388; PMCID: PMC3707248.
    41. Tomoaia-Cotisel A, Scammon DL, Waitzman NJ, Cronholm PF, Halladay JR, Driscoll DL, Solberg LI, Hsu C, Tai-Seale M, Hiratsuka V, Shih SC, Fetters MD, Wise CG, Alexander JA, Hauser D, McMullen CK, Scholle SH, Tirodkar MA, Schmidt L, Donahue KE, Parchman ML, Stange KC. Context matters: the experience of 14 research teams in systematically reporting contextual factors important for practice change. Ann Fam Med. 2013 May-Jun; 11 Suppl 1:S115-23. PMID: 23690380; PMCID: PMC3707255.
    42. Moskowitz D, Vittinghoff E, Schmidt L. Reconsidering the effects of poverty and social support on health: a 5-year longitudinal test of the stress-buffering hypothesis. J Urban Health. 2013 Feb; 90(1):175-84. PMID: 22948789; PMCID: PMC3579301.
    43. Schmidt LA, Rittenhouse DR, Wu KJ, Wiley JA. Transforming primary care in the New Orleans safety-net: the patient experience. Med Care. 2013 Feb; 51(2):158-64. PMID: 23222529.
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    44. Zemore SE, Mulia N, Jones-Webb RJ, Liu H, Schmidt L. The 2008-2009 recession and alcohol outcomes: differential exposure and vulnerability for Black and Latino populations. J Stud Alcohol Drugs. 2013 Jan; 74(1):9-20. PMID: 23200146; PMCID: PMC3517267.
    45. Schmidt LA. Commentary on Steingrimsson et?al. (2012): an equal right to addiction. Addiction. 2012 Nov; 107(11):1963-4. PMID: 23039751.
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    46. Ackerman SL, Tebb K, Stein JC, Frazee BW, Hendey GW, Schmidt LA, Gonzales R. Benefit or burden? A sociotechnical analysis of diagnostic computer kiosks in four California hospital emergency departments. Soc Sci Med. 2012 Dec; 75(12):2378-85. PMID: 23063214.
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    47. Ye Y, Bond JC, Schmidt LA, Mulia N, Tam TW. Toward a better understanding of when to apply propensity scoring: a comparison with conventional regression in ethnic disparities research. Ann Epidemiol. 2012 Oct; 22(10):691-7. PMID: 22902041.
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    48. Rittenhouse DR, Schmidt LA, Wu KJ, Wiley J. The post-Katrina conversion of clinics in New Orleans to medical homes shows change is possible, but hard to sustain. Health Aff (Millwood). 2012 Aug; 31(8):1729-38. PMID: 22869651.
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    49. Schmidt, Laura and R. Room.Alcohol and the process of economic development: contributions from ethnographic research. International Journal of Alcohol and Drug Research. 2012; 1(1):1-15.
    50. Schmidt LA, Rieckmann T, Abraham A, Molfenter T, Capoccia V, Roman P, Gustafson DH, McCarty D. Advancing recovery: implementing evidence-based treatment for substance use disorders at the systems level. J Stud Alcohol Drugs. 2012 May; 73(3):413-22. PMID: 22456246; PMCID: PMC3594882.
    51. Lustig RH, Schmidt LA, Brindis CD. Public health: The toxic truth about sugar. Nature. 2012 Feb 01; 482(7383):27-9. PMID: 22297952.
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    52. Schmidt LA, Tam TW, Larson MJ. Sources of biased inference in alcohol and drug services research: an instrumental variable approach. J Stud Alcohol Drugs. 2012 Jan; 73(1):144-53. PMID: 22152672; PMCID: PMC3237705.
    53. Mulia N, Schmidt LA, Ye Y, Greenfield TK. Preventing disparities in alcohol screening and brief intervention: the need to move beyond primary care. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2011 Sep; 35(9):1557-60. PMID: 21599711; PMCID: PMC3684172.
    54. Schmidt, Laura A., Tammy Tam, James Wiley and Constance M. Weisner.Medicaid and Treatment for People with Substance Abuse Problems. Insurance instability: Replacement of aid to families with dependent children by temporary assistance for needy families and impact on Medicaid clients with substance abuse problems. 2011.
    55. Schmidt LA, Mäkelä P, Rehm J, Room R. Alcohol: Equity and Social Determinants. In: Eric Blas and Anand Sivasankara Kurup (eds). Equity, Social Determinants and Public Health Programmes.Priority public health conditions knowledge network (PPHC-KN) of the WHO/UN Commission on social determinants of health, Geneva: World Health Organization. Winner of the British Medical Association's "Best Book in Public Health" for 2011. ISBN-13 9789241563970. 2011; 11-30.
    56. Schmidt LA, Zabkiewicz D, Henderson S, Jacobs L, Wiley J. On the declining health status of welfare caseloads: emerging dilemmas for serving the poor. Soc Work Public Health. 2011; 26(2):189-211. PMID: 21400369; PMCID: PMC4052977.
    57. Crabtree BF, Chase SM, Wise CG, Schiff GD, Schmidt LA, Goyzueta JR, Malouin RA, Payne SM, Quinn MT, Nutting PA, Miller WL, Jaén CR. Evaluation of patient centered medical home practice transformation initiatives. Med Care. 2011 Jan; 49(1):10-6. PMID: 21079525; PMCID: PMC3130251.
    58. McCarty D, McConnell KJ, Schmidt LA. Priorities for policy research on treatments for alcohol and drug use disorders. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2010 Sep; 39(2):87-95. PMID: 20598828.
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    59. Schmidt, Laura.The changing face of medicine: women doctors and the evolution of health care in America. Contemporary Sociology. 2009; 38(6):548-549.
    60. Schmidt, Laura and Nina Mulia.Knowledge assets, substance abuse policy research program, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. 2009.
    61. Odierna DH, Schmidt LA. The effects of failing to include hard-to-reach respondents in longitudinal surveys. Am J Public Health. 2009 Aug; 99(8):1515-21. PMID: 19008525; PMCID: PMC2707465.
    62. Room R, Schmidt L, Rehm J, Mäkelä P. International regulation of alcohol. BMJ. 2008 Nov 06; 337:a2364. PMID: 18988646.
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    63. Zabkiewicz D, Schmidt LA. The mental health benefits of work: do they apply to welfare mothers with a drinking problem? J Behav Health Serv Res. 2009 Jan; 36(1):96-110. PMID: 18797995; PMCID: PMC2796689.
    64. Mulia N, Schmidt L, Bond J, Jacobs L, Korcha R. Stress, social support and problem drinking among women in poverty. Addiction. 2008 Aug; 103(8):1283-93. PMID: 18855817; PMCID: PMC2751765.
    65. Schmidt L, Zabkiewicz D. .Does substance abuse matter much if it’s a “throw-away” job?. Substance Use & Misuse. 2007; 42(7):1210-1211.
    66. Zabkiewicz D, Schmidt LA. Behavioral health problems as barriers to work: results from a 6-year panel study of welfare recipients. J Behav Health Serv Res. 2007 Apr; 34(2):168-85. PMID: 17390226.
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    67. Room, Robin, Pia Makela, Juergen Rehm and Laura Schmidt.Alcohol, health disparities and development. 2007.
    68. Schmidt LA, Ye Y, Greenfield TK, Bond J. Ethnic disparities in clinical severity and services for alcohol problems: results from the National Alcohol Survey. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2007 Jan; 31(1):48-56. PMID: 17207101.
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    69. Schmidt L, Zabkiewicz D, Jacobs L, Wiley J. Substance abuse and employment among welfare mothers: from welfare to work and back again? Subst Use Misuse. 2007; 42(7):1069-87. PMID: 17668326.
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    70. Schmidt LA, Wiley J, Dohan D, Zabkiewicz D, Jacobs LM, Henderson S, Zivot M. Changing patterns of addiction and public aid receipt: tracking the unintended consequences of welfare reform. J Health Polit Policy Law. 2006 Oct; 31(5):945-80. PMID: 17102140.
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    71. Lown EA, Schmidt LA, Wiley J. Interpersonal violence among women seeking welfare: unraveling lives. Am J Public Health. 2006 Aug; 96(8):1409-15. PMID: 16809602; PMCID: PMC1522097.
    72. Henderson, Stuart, Dohan, Daniel, Schmidt, Laura A.Barriers to identifying substance abuse in the reformed welfare system. Social Service Review. 2006; 80(2):217-223.
    73. Schmidt L, Greenfield T, Mulia N. Unequal treatment: racial and ethnic disparities in alcoholism treatment services. Alcohol Res Health. 2006; 29(1):49-54. PMID: 16767854.
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    74. Schmidt, Laura A., Thomas K. Greenfield and Nina Mulia, .Unequal treatment: racial disparities in alcohol services. Alcohol Health and Research World. 2006; 29(1):49-54.
    75. Dohan, Daniel, Laura Schmidt, and Stuart Henderson. .From enabling to bootstrapping: welfare workers' views of substance abuse and welfare reform. Contemporary Drug Problems. 2005; 32:429-455.
    76. Schmidt LA, Weisner CM. Private insurance and the utilization of chemical dependency treatment. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2005 Jan; 28(1):67-76. PMID: 15723734.
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    77. Weisner C, Delucchi K, Matzger H, Schmidt L. The role of community services and informal support on five-year drinking trajectories of alcohol dependent and problem drinkers. J Stud Alcohol. 2003 Nov; 64(6):862-73. PMID: 14743951.
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    78. Mulia, Nina and Laura Schmidt.Conflicts and trade-offs due to alcohol and drugs: clients' accounts of leaving welfare. Social Service Review. 2003; 77(4):499-522.
    79. Weisner C, Matzger H, Tam T, Schmidt L. Who goes to alcohol and drug treatment? Understanding utilization within the context of insurance. J Stud Alcohol. 2002 Nov; 63(6):673-82. PMID: 12529067.
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    80. Schmidt, Laura, Dan Dohan, James Wiley, Denise Zabkiewicz.Addiction and welfare dependency: interpreting the connection. Social Problems. 2002; 49:221-241.
    81. Weisner, Constance and Laura Schmidt.Recent Developments in Alcoholism. Rethinking access to alcohol treatment. 2001; 13.
    82. Schmidt, Laura.Encyclopedia of Criminology and Deviant Behavior, Clifton D. Bryant (Ed.). Alcohol abuse, inpatient treatment strategies. 2001.
    83. Kaskutas LA, Schmidt LA, Weisner C, Greenfield TK. Methods for evaluating policy changes in alcohol services. Addiction. 2000 Nov; 95 Suppl 3:S329-45. PMID: 11132361.
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    84. Schmidt LA, McCarty D. Welfare reform and the changing landscape of substance abuse services for low-income women. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2000 Aug; 24(8):1298-311. PMID: 10968670.
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    85. Kaskutas, Lee Ann, Laura Schmidt, and Constance Weisner.Evaluating policy changes in services research on alcohol problems. Addiction. 2000; 95:S329-346, 2000.
    86. Schmidt, Laura and Constance Weisner.In Mary DuFour and Robert Wilson (eds.), Alcohol Epidemiology in Small Areas. “Survey and social indicator estimates of alcohol problems in the community: contrasting definitions and measures. 2000; 57-84.
    87. Weisner C, McCarty D, Schmidt L. New directions in alcohol and drug treatment under managed care. Am J Manag Care. 1999 Jun 25; 5 Spec No:SP57-69. PMID: 10538861.
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    88. Schmidt, Laura and Robin Room.Problems of cultural translation in international classifications and research on alcohol dependence. Journal of Studies on Alcohol. 1999; 60:448-462.
    89. Schmidt, Laura and Constance Weisner.Jalie Tucker, Dennis Donovan and Alan Marlatt (eds.): Changing Addictive Behavior. Public health perspectives on service utilization patterns for substance disorders. 1999; 67-96.
    90. Schmidt L, Weisner C, Wiley J. Substance abuse and the course of welfare dependency. Am J Public Health. 1998 Nov; 88(11):1616-22. PMID: 9807526; PMCID: PMC1508566.
    91. Tam TW, Schmidt L, Weisner C. Patterns in the institutional encounters of problem drinkers in a community human services network. Addiction. 1996 May; 91(5):657-69. PMID: 8935251.
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    92. Room, Robin, Aleksandar Janca, Linda Bennett, Laura Schmidt and Norman Sartorius.World Health Organization cross-cultural applicability research on the diagnosis of substance abuse disorders: an overview of methods and selected results. Addiction. 1996; 91:199-220.
    93. Tam, Tammy, Laura Schmidt and Constance Weisner.Patterns in service use by problem drinkers. Addiction. 1996; 91:657-669.
    94. Room, Robin, A. Janca, Linda A. Bennett, Laura Schmidt, and N. Sartorius.Back to the drawing board? Comments on the comments on Room et al.: WHO cross-cultural applicability research on diagnosis and assessment of substance use disorders: An overview of methods and selected results. Addiction. 1996; 91:22-230.
    95. Weisner C, Schmidt LA. Expanding the frame of health services research in the drug abuse field. Health Serv Res. 1995 Dec; 30(5):707-26. PMID: 8537228; PMCID: PMC1070086.
    96. Weisner C, Schmidt L. The Community Epidemiology Laboratory: studying alcohol problems in community and agency-based populations. Addiction. 1995 Mar; 90(3):329-41. PMID: 7735018.
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    97. Weisner, Constance and Laura Schmidt .The community epidemiology laboratory: studying alcohol problems in community and agency-based populations. Addiction. 1995; 90:329-342.
    98. Schmidt, Laura and Constance Weisner .In: Marc Galanter (ed.), Recent Developments in Alcoholism. The Emergence of Problem-Drinking Women as a Special Population in Need of Treatment. 1995; 12:309-326.
    99. Schmidt, Laura .A battle not man's but God's': origins of the american temperance crusade in the struggle for religious authority "Response to commentary on religion and temperance." Vol. 57, pp. 220-221, 1996. (Article reprinted in 2000.). Journal of Studies on Alcohol. 1995; 56:309-326.
    100. Schmidt, Laura.The role of problem drinking in psychiatric admissions. Addiction. 1995; 90:375-390.
    101. Weisner, Constance, Laura Schmidt and Tammy Tam .Assessing bias in community-based prevalence estimates: towards an unduplicated count of problem drinkers and drug users. Addiction. 1995; 90:391-406.
    102. Weisner, Constance and Laura Schmidt .Expanding the frame of health services research in the drug abuse field. Health Services Research. 1995; 30:707-726.
    103. Weisner C, Schmidt L. Alcohol and drug problems among diverse health and social service populations. Am J Public Health. 1993 Jun; 83(6):824-9. PMID: 8498619; PMCID: PMC1694720.
    104. Schmidt, Laura.Developments in alcohol treatment systems: a ten year review.” In: Marc Galanter (ed.). Plenum Press, New York. Recent Developments in Alcoholism. 1993; 11:369-396.
    105. Schmidt, Laura.Gender disparities in treatment for alcohol problems. Journal of the American Medical Association. 1992; 268:1872-1876.
    106. Schmidt, Laura.A profile of problem drinkers in public mental health services. Hospital and Community Psychiatry. 1992; 43:245-250.
    107. Schmdit, Laura.Specialization in alcoholism and mental health treatment: the 'dual diagnosis' problem. Journal of Drug Issues. 1991; (21):859-874.
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