SHELLEY IRENE WHITE-MEANS, Ph.D, M.A.

Professor
Clinical Pharmacy
Executive Director
Consortium on Health Education, Economic Empowerment and Research (CHEER)
Professor
Preventive Medicine

Office: 202 COLLEGE OF PHARMACY BUILDING
881 MADISON AVENUE
MEMPHIS TN 381632198
Tel: (901) 448-7666
swhiteme@uthsc.edu

Research interest/specialty

health disparities, economics of aging, cost of caregiving, economics, minority health and health care utilization

Research interest/specialty

health disparities, economics of aging, cost of caregiving, economics, minority health and health care utilization

Publications

  1. Vidal, G, Bursac, Z, Miranda-Carboni, G, White-Means, S, Starlard-Davenport, A. Racial disparities in survival outcomes by breast tumor subtype among African American women in Memphis, Tennessee. Cancer Med, 6 (7), 1776-1786, 2017.
  2. Williams, LA, Graff, JC, Wicks, MN, Cowan, PA, White-Means, SI, Tolley, EA. Male caregivers of persons with end stage renal disease. Nephrology Nursing Journal, 44 (3), 234-242, 2017.
  3. Shelley White-Means, Ahmad Osmani. Racial and ethnic disparities in patient-provider communication with breast cancer patients: Evidence from 2011 MEPS and experiences with cancer supplement. Inquiry, 2017.
  4. Shelley White-Means, Muriel Rice, Barbara Davis, Okoia Stoddard. Breast cancer mortality disparities: Providers' perspective. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, 7 (6), 46, 2017.
  5. Williams, LA, Wicks, MN, Graff, JC, Cowan, PA, White-Means, SI, Caldwell, LD, Tolley, EA. Male caregivers of persons with end stage renal disease: A literature review. Nephrology Nursing Journal, 43 (6), 495-499, 2016.
  6. White-Means, S, Rice, M, Dapremont, J, Davis, B, Martin, J. African American Women: Surviving Breast Cancer Mortality against the Highest Odds. Int J Environ Res Public Health, 13 (1), ijerph13010006, 2015.
  7. Wang, J, Qiao, Y, Shih, YC, Jarrett-Jamison, J, Spivey, CA, Wan, JY, White-Means, SI, Dagogo-Jack, S, Cushman, WC, Chisholm-Burns, M. Potential Health Implications of Medication Therapy Management Eligibility Criteria in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Across Racial and Ethnic Groups. J Manag Care Spec Pharm, 21 (11), 993-1003, 2015.
  8. Wang, J, Qiao, Y, Shih, YC, Jamison, JJ, Spivey, CA, Li, L, Wan, JY, White-Means, SI, Dagogo-Jack, S, Cushman, WC, Chisholm-Burns, M. Effects of medicare part d on disparity implications of medication therapy management eligibility criteria. Am Health Drug Benefits, 7 (6), 346-58, 2014.
  9. Wang, J, Qiao, Y, Tina Shih, YC, Spivey, CA, Dagogo-Jack, S, Wan, JY, White-Means, SI, Cushman, WC, Chisholm-Burns, MA. Potential effects of racial and ethnic disparities in meeting Medicare medication therapy management eligibility criteria. J Pharm Health Serv Res, 5 (2), 109-118, 2014.
  10. Addo-Atuah, J, Gourley, D, Gourley, G, White-Means, SI, Womeodu, RJ, Faris, RJ, Addo, NA. Accessibility of antiretroviral therapy in Ghana: convenience of access. SAHARA J, 9 (2), 74-87, 2012.
  11. Wang, J, Qiao, Y, Tina Shih, YC, Wan, JY, White-Means, SI, Dagogo-Jack, S, Cushman, WC. Potential health implications of racial and ethnic disparities in meeting MTM eligibility criteria. Res Social Adm Pharm, 10 (1), 106-25, 2012.
  12. Franklin, B, Jones, A, Love, D, Puckett, S, Macklin, J, White-Means, S. Exploring mediators of food insecurity and obesity: a review of recent literature. J Community Health, 37 (1), 253-64, 2012.
  13. Hong, SH, Liu, J, Wang, J, Brown, L, White-Means, S. Conjoint analysis of patient preferences on Medicare medication therapy management. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003), 51 (3), 378-87, 2011.
  14. Warren, CL, White-Means, SI, Wicks, MN, Chang, CF, Gourley, D, Rice, M. Cost burden of the presenteeism health outcome: diverse workforce of nurses and pharmacists. J Occup Environ Med, 53 (1), 90-9, 2011.
  15. White-Means, S, Zhiyong Dong, , Hufstader, M, Brown, LT. Cultural competency, race, and skin tone bias among pharmacy, nursing, and medical students: implications for addressing health disparities. Med Care Res Rev, 66 (4), 436-55, 2009.
  16. Shelley White-Means, Zhiyong Dong, Meghan Hufstader, and Lawrence T. Brown. Cultural Competency, Race, and Skintone Bias Among Pharmacy, Nursing, and Medical Students: Implications for Addressing Health Disparities. Medical Care Research and Review, 2009.
  17. Rose Rubin and Shelley White-Means. Informal Caregiving: Dilemmas of Sandwiched Caregivers. Journal of Family and Economic Issues, 2009.
  18. Wang, J, Mullins, CD, Zuckerman, IH, Walker, GD, Suda, KJ, Yang, Y, White-Means, SI. Medical Expenditure Panel Survey: a valuable database for studying racial and ethnic disparities in prescription drug use. Res Social Adm Pharm, 4 (3), 206-17, 2008.
  19. White-Means, SI, Rubin, RM. Parent caregiving choices of middle-generation Blacks and Whites in the United States. J Aging Health, 20 (5), 560-82, 2008.
  20. Gourley, D, White-Means, S, Wallace, J. The economic impact of a college of pharmacy. Am J Pharm Educ, 72 (1), 01, 2008.
  21. Dick Gourley, Shelley White-Means, and Jeff Wallace. Quantifying the Economic Impact of a College of Pharmacy on an Economy of a State. American Journal of Pharmacy Education, 72 (1), 2008.
  22. Wang, J, White-Means, SI, Hufstader, MA, Walker, GD. The economic implications of the racial and ethnic disparities in the use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors. Curr Med Res Opin, 23 (4), 853-63, 2007.
  23. White-Means, SI, Hersch, J. Health insurance disparities in traditional and contingent/alternative employment. Int J Health Care Finance Econ, 5 (4), 351-68, 2005.
  24. Darrell Gaskin, Alvin Headen, and Shelley White-Means. Racial Disparities in Health and Wealth: The Effects of Slavery and Past Discrimination. Review of Black Political Economy, 32 (3-4), 95-110, 2005.
  25. White-Means, SI, Rubin, RM. Is there equity in the home health care market? Understanding racial patterns in the use of formal home health care. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci, 59 (4), S220-9, 2004.
  26. White-Means, SI. Racial patterns in disabled elderly persons' use of medical services. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci, 55 (2), S76-89, 2000.
  27. Shelley White-Means. The Demands of Persons with Disabilities for Home Health Care and the Economic Consequences for Informal Caregivers. Social Science Quarterly, 78 (4), 955-972, 1997.
  28. Shelley White-Means and Deborah Chollet. Opportunity Wages and Workforce Adjustments: Understanding the Costs of In-Home Elder Care. Journals of Gerontology: Social Sciences, 51A (2), S82-S90, 1996.
  29. White-Means, SI, Thornton, MC. What cost savings could be realized by shifting patterns of use from hospital emergency rooms to primary care sites. Am Econ Rev, 85 (2), 138-42, 1995.
  30. White-Means, SI. Conceptualizing race in economic models of medical utilization: a case study of community-based elders and the emergency room. Health Serv Res, 30 (1 Pt 2), 207-23, 1995.
  31. White-Means, SI. Health characteristics and utilization of public sector health facilities among migrant agricultural workers in Orange County, New York. J Health Soc Policy, 4 (1), 57-75, 1991.
  32. Shelley White-Means. The Economic Returns From Investments in Physical and Mental Health : A Case Study of Migrant Farmworkers in Rural, New York. Journal of Health and Social Policy, 2 (3), 39-51, 1991.
  33. White-Means, SI. The economic returns from investments in physical and mental health: a case study of migrant farmworkers in rural New York. J Health Soc Policy, 2 (3), 39-51, 1990.
  34. White-Means, SI, Thornton, MC. Labor market choices and home health care provision among employed ethnic caregivers. Gerontologist, 30 (6), 769-75, 1990.
  35. White-Means, SI, Thornton, MC. Ethnic differences in the production of informal home health care. Gerontologist, 30 (6), 758-68, 1990.
  36. White-Means, SI, Thornton, MC. Nonemergency visits to hospital emergency rooms: a comparison of blacks and whites. Milbank Q, 67 (1), 35-57, 1989.