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Stacy Sterling, DrPH, MSW, MPH

TitleResearch Scientist I
InstitutionKaiser Permanente Northern California
DepartmentDivision of Research
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    1. Young-Wolff KC, Alabaster A, McCaw B, Stoller N, Watson C, Sterling S, Ridout KK, Flanagan T. Adverse Childhood Experiences and Mental and Behavioral Health Conditions During Pregnancy: The Role of Resilience. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2018 Sep 05. PMID: 30183473.
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    2. Hirschtritt ME, Kline-Simon AH, Kroenke K, Sterling SA. Depression Screening Rates and Symptom Severity by Alcohol Use Among Primary Care Adult Patients. J Am Board Fam Med. 2018 Sep-Oct; 31(5):724-732. PMID: 30201668.
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    3. Bahorik AL, Sterling SA, Campbell CI, Weisner C, Ramo D, Satre DD. Medical and non-medical marijuana use in depression: Longitudinal associations with suicidal ideation, everyday functioning, and psychiatry service utilization. J Affect Disord. 2018 Dec 01; 241:8-14. PMID: 30086434.
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    4. Sterling S, Chi F, Weisner C, Grant R, Pruzansky A, Bui S, Madvig P, Pearl R. Association of behavioral health factors and social determinants of health with high and persistently high healthcare costs. Prev Med Rep. 2018 Sep; 11:154-159. PMID: 30003015.
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    5. Silverberg MJ, Leyden WA, Leibowitz A, Hare CB, Jang HJ, Sterling S, Catz SL, Parthasarathy S, Horberg MA, Satre DD. Factors associated with hazardous alcohol use and motivation to reduce drinking among HIV primary care patients: Baseline findings from the Health & Motivation study. Addict Behav. 2018 Sep; 84:110-117. PMID: 29660593.
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    6. Sterling S, Kline-Simon AH, Weisner C, Jones A, Satre DD. Pediatrician and Behavioral Clinician-Delivered Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment: Substance Use and Depression Outcomes. J Adolesc Health. 2018 Apr; 62(4):390-396. PMID: 29396080.
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    7. Bahorik AL, Campbell CI, Sterling SA, Leibowitz A, Travis A, Weisner CM, Satre DD. Adverse impact of marijuana use on clinical outcomes among psychiatry patients with depression and alcohol use disorder. Psychiatry Res. 2018 01; 259:316-322. PMID: 29100135.
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    8. Miller-Rosales C, Sterling SA, Wood SB, Ross T, Makki M, Zamudio C, Kane IM, Richardson MC, Samayoa C, Charvat-Aguilar N, Lu WY, Vo M, Whelan K, Uratsu CS, Grant RW. CREATE Wellness: A multi-component behavioral intervention for patients not responding to traditional Cardiovascular disease management. Contemp Clin Trials Commun. 2017 Dec; 8:140-146. PMID: 29696203.
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    9. Sterling S, Kline-Simon AH, Jones A, Satre DD, Parthasarathy S, Weisner C. Specialty addiction and psychiatry treatment initiation and engagement: Results from an SBIRT randomized trial in pediatrics. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2017 11; 82:48-54. PMID: 29021115.
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    10. Chi FW, Weisner CM, Mertens JR, Ross TB, Sterling SA. Alcohol brief intervention in primary care: Blood pressure outcomes in hypertensive patients. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2017 06; 77:45-51. PMID: 28476271.
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    11. Lui CK, Sterling SA, Chi FW, Lu Y, Campbell CI. Socioeconomic differences in adolescent substance abuse treatment participation and long-term outcomes. Addict Behav. 2017 05; 68:45-51. PMID: 28088743.
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    12. Campbell CI, Sterling S, Chi FW, Kline-Simon AH. Marijuana use and service utilization among adolescents 7 years post substance use treatment. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2016 11 01; 168:1-7. PMID: 27606492.
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    13. Weisner CM, Chi FW, Lu Y, Ross TB, Wood SB, Hinman A, Pating D, Satre D, Sterling SA. Examination of the Effects of an Intervention Aiming to Link Patients Receiving Addiction Treatment With Health Care: The LINKAGE Clinical Trial. JAMA Psychiatry. 2016 Aug 01; 73(8):804-14. PMID: 27332703; PMCID: PMC4972645 [Available on 08/01/17].
    14. Bahorik AL, Leibowitz A, Sterling SA, Travis A, Weisner C, Satre DD. The role of hazardous drinking reductions in predicting depression and anxiety symptom improvement among psychiatry patients: A longitudinal study. J Affect Disord. 2016 12; 206:169-173. PMID: 27475887.
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    15. Satre DD, Leibowitz A, Sterling SA, Lu Y, Travis A, Weisner C. A randomized clinical trial of Motivational Interviewing to reduce alcohol and drug use among patients with depression. J Consult Clin Psychol. 2016 Jul; 84(7):571-9. PMID: 26985728; PMCID: PMC4919182 [Available on 07/01/17].
    16. Kline-Simon AH, Weisner C, Sterling S. Point Prevalence of Co-Occurring Behavioral Health Conditions and Associated Chronic Disease Burden Among Adolescents. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2016 05; 55(5):408-14. PMID: 27126855.
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    17. Mertens JR, Chi FW, Weisner CM, Satre DD, Ross TB, Allen S, Pating D, Campbell CI, Lu YW, Sterling SA. Physician versus non-physician delivery of alcohol screening, brief intervention and referral to treatment in adult primary care: the ADVISe cluster randomized controlled implementation trial. Addict Sci Clin Pract. 2015 Nov 19; 10:26. PMID: 26585638; PMCID: PMC4653951.
    18. Sterling S, Kline-Simon AH, Satre DD, Jones A, Mertens J, Wong A, Weisner C. Implementation of Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment for Adolescents in Pediatric Primary Care: A Cluster Randomized Trial. JAMA Pediatr. 2015 Nov; 169(11):e153145. PMID: 26523821; PMCID: PMC4779618 [Available on 11/02/16].
    19. Chi FW, Sterling S, Campbell CI, Weisner C. 12-step participation and outcomes over 7 years among adolescent substance use patients with and without psychiatric comorbidity. Subst Abus. 2013; 34(1):33-42. PMID: 23327502; PMCID: PMC3558833.
    20. Sterling S, Valkanoff T, Hinman A, Weisner C. Integrating substance use treatment into adolescent health care. Curr Psychiatry Rep. 2012 Oct; 14(5):453-61. PMID: 22872492; PMCID: PMC3638945.
    21. Satre DD, Delucchi K, Lichtmacher J, Sterling SA, Weisner C. Motivational interviewing to reduce hazardous drinking and drug use among depression patients. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2013 Mar; 44(3):323-9. PMID: 22999815; PMCID: PMC3659173.
    22. Sterling S, Kline-Simon AH, Wibbelsman C, Wong A, Weisner C. Screening for adolescent alcohol and drug use in pediatric health-care settings: predictors and implications for practice and policy. Addict Sci Clin Pract. 2012 Aug 16; 7:13. PMID: 23186254; PMCID: PMC3684548.
    23. Mundt MP, Parthasarathy S, Chi FW, Sterling S, Campbell CI. 12-Step participation reduces medical use costs among adolescents with a history of alcohol and other drug treatment. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2012 Nov 01; 126(1-2):124-30. PMID: 22633367; PMCID: PMC3430743.
    24. Ramirez R, Hinman A, Sterling S, Weisner C, Campbell C. Peer influences on adolescent alcohol and other drug use outcomes. J Nurs Scholarsh. 2012 Mar; 44(1):36-44. PMID: 22339982; PMCID: PMC3287367.
    25. Chi FW, Campbell CI, Sterling S, Weisner C. Twelve-Step attendance trajectories over 7 years among adolescents entering substance use treatment in an integrated health plan. Addiction. 2012 May; 107(5):933-42. PMID: 22151625; PMCID: PMC3311783.
    26. Valkanoff TA, Kline-Simon AH, Sterling S, Campbell C, Von Korff M. Functional disability among chronic pain patients receiving long-term opioid treatment. J Soc Work Disabil Rehabil. 2012; 11(2):128-42. PMID: 22630601; PMCID: PMC3718418.
    27. Satre DD, Sterling SA, Mackin RS, Weisner C. Patterns of alcohol and drug use among depressed older adults seeking outpatient psychiatric services. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2011 Aug; 19(8):695-703. PMID: 21788921; PMCID: PMC3242695.
    28. Sterling S, Chi F, Hinman A. Integrating care for people with co-occurring alcohol and other drug, medical, and mental health conditions. Alcohol Res Health. 2011; 33(4):338-49. PMID: 23580018; PMCID: PMC3625993.
    29. Sorsdahl K, Flisher AJ, Ward C, Mertens J, Bresick G, Sterling S, Weisner C. The time is now: missed opportunities to address patient needs in community clinics in Cape Town, South Africa. Trop Med Int Health. 2010 Oct; 15(10):1218-26. PMID: 20667052; PMCID: PMC2954234.
    30. Sterling S, Weisner C, Hinman A, Parthasarathy S. Access to treatment for adolescents with substance use and co-occurring disorders: challenges and opportunities. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2010 Jul; 49(7):637-46; quiz 725-6. PMID: 20610133; PMCID: PMC3045032.
    31. Mertens JR, Flisher AJ, Ward CL, Bresick GF, Sterling SA, Weisner CM. Medical Conditions of Hazardous Drinkers and Drug Users in Primary Care Clinics in Cape Town, South Africa. J Drug Issues. 2009 Oct; 39(4). PMID: 21197147.
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    32. Sterling S, Chi F, Campbell C, Weisner C. Three-year chemical dependency and mental health treatment outcomes among adolescents: the role of continuing care. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2009 Aug; 33(8):1417-29. PMID: 19413644; PMCID: PMC2923091.
    33. Chi FW, Kaskutas LA, Sterling S, Campbell CI, Weisner C. Twelve-Step affiliation and 3-year substance use outcomes among adolescents: social support and religious service attendance as potential mediators. Addiction. 2009 Jun; 104(6):927-39. PMID: 19344442; PMCID: PMC2722376.
    34. Campbell CI, Chi F, Sterling S, Kohn C, Weisner C. Self-initiated tobacco cessation and substance use outcomes among adolescents entering substance use treatment in a managed care organization. Addict Behav. 2009 Feb; 34(2):171-9. PMID: 19010600; PMCID: PMC2700774.
    35. Ward CL, Mertens JR, Flisher AJ, Bresick GF, Sterling SA, Little F, Weisner CM. Prevalence and correlates of substance use among South African primary care clinic patients. Subst Use Misuse. 2008; 43(10):1395-410. PMID: 18696375; PMCID: PMC2924913.
    36. Campbell CI, Weisner C, Sterling S. Adolescents entering chemical dependency treatment in private managed care: ethnic differences in treatment initiation and retention. J Adolesc Health. 2006 Apr; 38(4):343-50. PMID: 16549294.
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    37. Sterling S, Weisner C. Translating research findings into practice: example of treatment services for adolescents in managed care. Alcohol Res Health. 2006; 29(1):11-8. PMID: 16767848.
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    38. Chi FW, Sterling S, Weisner C. Adolescents with co-occurring substance use and mental conditions in a private managed care health plan: prevalence, patient characteristics, and treatment initiation and engagement. Am J Addict. 2006; 15 Suppl 1:67-79. PMID: 17182422.
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    39. Ammon L, Sterling S, Mertens J, Weisner C. Adolescents in private chemical dependency programs: who are most at risk for HIV? J Subst Abuse Treat. 2005 Jul; 29(1):39-45. PMID: 15979530.
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    40. Sterling S, Weisner C. Chemical dependency and psychiatric services for adolescents in private managed care: implications for outcomes. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2005 May; 29(5):801-9. PMID: 15897726.
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    41. Sterling S, Kohn C, Lu Y, Weisner C. Pathways to chemical dependency treatment for adolescents in an HMO. J Psychoactive Drugs. 2004 Dec; 36(4):439-53. PMID: 15751482.
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    42. Wu NS, Lu Y, Sterling S, Weisner C. Family environment factors and substance abuse severity in an HMO adolescent treatment population. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2004 May; 43(4):323-33. PMID: 15118775.
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    43. Scott M, Parthasarathy S, Kohn C, Hinman A, Sterling S, Weisner C. Adolescents with substance diagnoses in an HMO: factors associated with medical provider referrals to substance abuse and mental health treatment. Ment Health Serv Res. 2004 Mar; 6(1):47-60. PMID: 15002680.
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    44. Hilton ME, Fleming M, Glick H, Gutman MA, Lu Y, McKay J, McLellan AT, Manning W, Meadows J, Mertens JR, Moore C, Mullahy J, Mundt M, Parthasarathy S, Polsky D, Ray GT, Sterling S, Weisner C. Services integration and cost-effectiveness. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2003 Feb; 27(2):271-80. PMID: 12605076.
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    45. Li G, Ling J, DiScala C, Nordenholz K, Sterling S, Baker SP. Characteristics and outcomes of self inflicted pediatric injuries: the role of method of suicide attempt. Inj Prev. 1997 Jun; 3(2):115-9. PMID: 9213157; PMCID: PMC1067792.
    46. Li G, Baker SP, Sterling S, Smialek JE, Dischinger PC, Soderstrom CA. A comparative analysis of alcohol in fatal and nonfatal bicycling injuries. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 1996 Dec; 20(9):1553-9. PMID: 8986202.
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