Karen Albright, PhD
Associate Professor, Medicine-Internal Medicine

Languages: English
Department: Medicine-Internal Medicine


  • Albright K, Navarro EI, Jarad I, Boyd MR, Powell BJ, Lewis CC. Communication strategies to facilitate the implementation of new clinical practices: a qualitative study of community mental health therapists. Transl Behav Med. 2022 Feb 16;12(2):324-334. PubMed PMID: 34791490
  • Albright K, de Jesus Diaz Perez M, Trujillo T, Beascochea Y, Sammen J. Addressing health care needs of Colorado immigrants using a community power building approach. Health Serv Res. 2022 Jun;57 Suppl 1(Suppl 1):111-121. PubMed PMID: 35243625
  • Cason-Wilkerson R, Scott SG, Albright K, Haemer M. Exploration of Changes in Low-Income Latino Families' Beliefs about Obesity, Nutrition, and Physical Activity: A Qualitative Post-Intervention Study. Behav Sci (Basel). 2022 Mar 9;12(3). PubMed PMID: 35323392
  • Albright K, Jones CD. Methodological progress note: The case for mixed methods in quality improvement and research projects. J Hosp Med. 2022 Jun;17(6):468-471. PubMed PMID: 35535915
  • Arch JJ, Crespi CM, Levin ME, Genung SR, Nealis M, Mitchell JL, Bright EE, Albright K, Magidson JF, Stanton AL. Randomized Controlled Pilot Trial of a Low-Touch Remotely-Delivered Values Intervention to Promote Adherence to Adjuvant Endocrine Therapy Among Breast Cancer Survivors. Ann Behav Med. 2022 Aug 2;56(8):856-871. PubMed PMID: 35323853
  • McNeal DM, Fehling K, Ho PM, Kaboli P, Shimada S, Saini SD, Youles B, Albright K. Engaging Stakeholders in Identifying Access Research Priorities for the Department of Veterans Affairs. J Gen Intern Med. 2022 Apr;37(Suppl 1):14-21. PubMed PMID: 35349024
  • Wallace C, Greenbaum J, Albright K. Global Perspectives on the Health and Social Impacts of Child Trafficking. Pediatrics. 2022 Oct 1;150(4). PubMed PMID: 36120743
  • Schwab-Reese, L.M., Albright, K. & Krugman, R.D. Mandatory Reporting “will Paralyze People” or “Without it, People Would not Report”: Understanding Perspectives from Within the Child Protection System. Child Youth Care Forum (2022). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10566-022-09676-y
  • Albright, Karen, Maria de Jesus Diaz-Perez, and Joe Sammen. 2022. “Research-Informed Community Organizing Model Helps to Assess and Address Needs of Rural Immigrants in Colorado.” Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Interdisciplinary Research Leaders Program. Research Brief. Available at https://irleaders.org/2022/06/colorado.
  • Lewis CC, Boyd MR, Marti N, Albright K. Mediators of measurement-based care implementation in community mental health settings: results from a mixed-methods evaluation. Implementation Science (2022) 17:71.
  • Chelsea Leonard, Brigid Connelly, Karen Albright, and Heather Gilmartin. 2021. “COVID-19 Experiences for Colorado Clinical and Translational Scientists: ‘We are not working from home, rather working through a pandemic.’” Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies. (ResearchSquare pre-print: DOI 10.21203/rs.3.rs-310774/v1)
  • Karen Albright, Elena I. Navarro, Iman Jarad, Meredith R. Boyd, Byron J. Powell, and Cara C. Lewis. 2021. “Communication Strategies to Facilitate the Implementation of New Clinical Practices: A Qualitative Study of Community Mental Health Therapists.” Translational Behavioral Medicine. Epub 2021 Nov 17.
  • Building a Trusting Foundation during the Pandemic Goes a Long Way Towards Community-Engaged Research. January 11, 2021. Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Blog.
  • Health Services Research & Development, Department of Veterans Affairs. Cyberseminar Presentation: “Engaging Stakeholders in Identifying Access Research and Evaluation Priorities: A Foundation for the Access Research Roadmap.” January 6, 2021.
  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Interdisciplinary Research Leaders Program. Panel Presentation: "Community Forum on Community Engagement in Times of COVID.” January 21, 2021.
  • COIN/GRECC Works in Progress Presentation. "Mixed methods." November 3, 2021.
  • Academy Health Presentation. "Developing a Roadmap for Access Research in the Veterans Health Administration." June 16, 2021.
  • Seattle COIN Qualitative Core Presentation. "You're on Mute! I can hear you now: Focus Group Virtual Facilitation Tips." June 11, 2021.
  • American Sociological Association Presentation. "Community Engaged Research for Impact." May 19, 2021.
  • HSR&D Cyberseminar Presentation. "Expanding the Qualitative Repertoire: Methodological Innovation to Advance Understanding of Perspectives and Behaviors." April 8, 2021.
  • COIN/GRECC Works in Progress Presentation. "Grantsmanship and Private Foundations." May 5, 2021.
  • Deborah J. Rinehart, Sarah E. Leslie, Kari Kuka, Reina Doyle, Melanie Stowell, Tara Thomas-Gale, Silvia Raghunath, Judith C. Shlay, Edward Havranek, and Karen Albright (senior author). 2020. “Adolescent Female Perspectives in an Urban Safety Net: Developing an Intervention Focusing on Sexual Health and Text Messaging.” Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved 31(3), 1379-1398.
  • Karen Albright, Pari Shah, Melodie Santodomingo, and Jean Scandlyn. 2020. “Dissemination of Information about Climate Change by State and Local Public Health Departments: United States, 2019-2020.” American Journal of Public Health 110(8): 1184-1190.
  • Karen Albright, Virginia J. Greenbaum, Sherry A. Edwards, and Carmelle Tsai. 2020. “Systematic Review of Facilitators of, Barriers to, and Recommendations for Healthcare Services for Child Survivors of Human Trafficking Globally.” Child Abuse and Neglect 100:104289.
  • Virginia J. Greenbaum, Karen Albright, and Carmelle Tsai. 2020. “Introduction to Global Child Trafficking and Health.” Child Abuse and Neglect 100:104321.
  • Virginia J. Greenbaum, Karen Albright, and Carmelle Tsai (Special Issue Editors). 2020. International Child Trafficking: Health Care Issues, Perspectives, and Solutions. Child Abuse and Neglect 100.
  • Sociology at Work: The COVID-19 Edition: Written contextual overview in e-newsletter designed to connect social scientists using their skills in a wide range of applied professional contexts. This piece highlights the advantages of disseminating and implementing social scientific insights in the world beyond academia in order to help enact beneficial social change, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. June 2020.
  • EdX Course: The Healthcare Response to Human Trafficking. EdX course designed to educate healthcare practitioners about the contextual factors, signs, and health needs of human trafficking. The approximately 1.5 hours of material is comprised of 25 videos across 5 modules, which I narrate.
  • Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology. “Sociological Imagination, Translation, and Application: The Imperative of This Moment.” Presidential Address. October 9, 2020.
  • Karen Albright. Sociology Beyond the Ivory Tower: Non-Academic Career Patterns and Implications for Training. New York: Routledge Press. In press; expected publication April 2021.
  • Laura Schwab Reese, Karen Albright, and Richard Krugman. “Mandatory Reporting ‘Will Paralyze People’ or “Without it, People Would Not Report’: Understanding Perspectives from Within the Child Protection System.” Accepted by Child and Youth Care Forum.
  • Karen Albright and Maria de Jesus Diaz-Perez. Essential Voices: Workers’ Experiences During the Coronavirus Pandemic and What We Can Learn from Them. New York: Routledge Press. Under contract as of August 2020; expected publication October 2021.
  • Arch, J.J., Crespi, C.M., Levin, M.E., Genung, S.R., Nealis, M., Mitchell, J.L., Bright, E.E., Albright, K., Magidson, J.F., & Stanton, A.L. (in press). Randomized controlled pilot trial of a low-touch remotely-delivered values intervention to promote adherence to adjuvant endocrine therapy among breast cancer survivors. Annals of Behavioral Medicine.
  • Albright K, Diaz-Perez MJ, Trujillo T, Beascochea Y, Sammen J. 2021. Addressing Health Care Needs of Colorado Immigrants Using a Community Power Building Approach. Accepted by Health Services Research.
  • McNeal, DM, Ho PM, Kaboli P, Shimada S, Saini SD, Youles B, Albright K (senior author). Engaging Stakeholders in Identifying Access Research Priorities for the Department of Veterans Affairs. Accepted by Journal of General Internal Medicine.
  • Albright K, Jones C. Methodological Progress Note: The Case for Mixed Methods in Quality Improvement and Research Projects. Accepted by Journal of Hospital Medicine.
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