Jennifer Humensky, PhD

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Overview

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Health Policy & Management (in Psychiatry)

Gender

  • Female

Research

Grants

Current Support:

2019-2024 National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)

Title: OnTrackNY's Learning Healthcare System

Role: Multiple Principal Investigator (with Dixon)

2019-2024 Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Promoting Hope and Opportunities for Youth with Early Psychosis

Role: Project Evaluator (PI: Nossel)

2019-2021 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (subcontract to Weill Cornell)

Title: Develop a payment decision‐support tool for payers and providers of early interventions for psychosis

Role: Co-Investigator (PI: Bao)

2018-2020 Coordinated Behavioral Care, Inc.

Title: Two-Year Term CHHIP Program Evaluation

Role: Co-Investigator (PI: Dixon)

2018-2021 NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS)

University of Pittsburgh Clinical and Translational Science Institute – ACT Supplement

Role: Evaluation Specialist (PI: Reis)

2018-2022 National Institute of Mental Health

Title: Optimizing and Personalizing Interventions for Schizophrenia Across the Lifespan (OPAL)

MH115843-01

Role: Co-Investigator (PI: Stroup)

Past Support:

2014-2019 National Institute of Mental Health

Title: Fostering Supported Education and Employment in First Episode Psychosis (1K01MH103445-01A1)

Role: Principal Investigator

2017-2019 New York Community Trust (subcontract to Comunilife)

Title: Life is Precious: Phase II Evaluation

Role: Principal Investigator

2017-2018 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (subcontract to Weill Cornell)

Title: Designing payment models for early interventions for psychosis and assessing potential cost savings

Role: Co-Investigator

2017 O’Neil Foundation (subcontract to Comunilife)

Title: Life is Precious: Best Practices for Parental Involvement

Role: Principal Investigator

2016-2017 New York Community Trust (subcontract to Comunilife)

Title: Life is Precious: Fidelity and Training Development

Role: Principal Investigator

2015 New York State Office of Mental Health Policy Scholar

Title: Longitudinal Follow-Up After Leaving OnTrackNY

Role: Principal Investigator

2013-2014 American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Title: Life is Precious: Academic-Community Partnership to Reduce Suicidal Behavior in Latina Adolescents

Role: Principal Investigator

2013-2014 New York State Office of Mental Health Policy Scholar

Title: The Role of School and Work in Influencing Pathways to Care for Persons with a First Episode of Psychosis

Role: Principal Investigator

2012 New York State Office of Mental Health Policy Scholar

First Episode Psychosis (FEP) Initiative – Financing and Cost-Effectiveness

Role: Principal Investigator

DEVELOPMENT OF AN EVIDENCE-BASED EVALUATION FOR LIFE IS PRECIOUS : PHASE II (Private)

Nov 1 2017 - Oct 31 2018

LIFE IS PRECIOUS: FIDELITY AND TRAINING DEVELOPMENT (Private)

Mar 1 2016 - Feb 28 2017

Selected Publications

Humensky JL, Turner LR, Dixon LB, Drake RE, Becker DR, Subotnik KL, Ventura J, Nuechterlein KH. (2020a). Time Required for Supported Education and Supported Employment Services for Individuals in an Early Psychosis Treatment Program. Early Intervention in Psychiatry, in press doi: 10.1111/eip.12971, NIHMSID 1598259.

Humensky JL, Bello I, Malinovsky I, Nossel I, Patel S, Jones G, Cabassa LJ, Radigan M, Sobeih T, Tobey C, Basaraba C, Scodes J, Smith T, Wall M, Labouliere C, Stanley B, Dixon LB. (2020b). OnTrackNY's Learning Healthcare System. Journal of Clinical and Translational Science, in press, NIHMSID in process, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/cts.2020.35.

van der Ven, E., Scodes, J., Basaraba, C., Pauselli, L., Mascayano, F., Nossel, I., Bello, I., Humensky, J., Susser, E., Wall, M., Dixon, L. (2020). Trajectories of Occupational and Social Functioning in People with Recent-Onset Non-Affective Psychosis enrolled in Specialized Early Intervention Services across New York State. Schizophrenia Research, in press.

Henry BF, Mandavia AD, Paschen-Wolff MM, Hunt T, Humensky J, Pincus HA, Wu E. (2020). Social isolation & co-occurring mental health for overdoses in the era of COVID-19 [Commentary]. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice and Policy, in press.

Morrato E, Lennox L, Sendro E, Schuster A, Pincus HA, Humensky JL, Firestein G, Nadler L, Toto R, Reis S. (2020). Scale up of the Accrual to Clinical Trials (ACT) Network across the Clinical and Translational Science Award Consortium: A Mixed Methods Evaluation of the First 18 Months. Journal of Clinical and Translational Science (in press).

Humensky JL, Nossel I, Bello I, Dixon LB. (2019). Supported Education and Employment Services for Young People with Early Psychosis in OnTrackNY. The Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics 22:95-108.

Humensky JL, Nossel I, Bello I, Dixon LB. (2019b). Future Directions for OnTrackNY and Coordinated Specialty Care for Young People with Recent-Onset Psychosis [Commentary]. Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics 22: 153-155, NIHMSID1061371.

Humensky JL, Abedin Z, Muhammad K, McClave M, Torres T, DiMaria ES, Reilly MP, Pincus HA. (2019). Promoting Interdisciplinary Research to Respond to Public Health Crises: The Response of Columbia University CTSA to the Opioid Crisis. Journal of Clinical and Translational Science, 1-6. doi:10.1017/cts.2019.426. NIHMSID1540758.

Cottler LB, Green AI, Cure P, Pincus HA, McIntosh S, Humensky JL, Brady K. (2019). Capacity for Research on Opioid and Other Substance Use Disorders through the Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) Program. Journal of Clinical and Translational Science, 1-28. Doi:10.1017/cts/2019.441. PMCID: PMC7159806

Margolies PJ, Humensky JL, Chiang I, Covell NH, Broadway-Wilson K, Gregory R, Jewell TC, Scannevin G, Dixon LB. (2018). Is There a Relationship Between Self-Assessed Fidelity and Self-Reported Employment in the Individual Placement and Support Model of Supported Employment? Psychiatric Services, 69(5): 609-612.

Humensky JL, Scodes J, Wall M, Malinovsky I, Marino L, Smith T, Sederer L, Nossel I, Bello I, Dixon LB. Social Security Administration Disability Enrollment in a Community-Based Coordinated Specialty Care Program [Letter to the editor; peer-reviewed]. Am J Psychiatry 2017, 21(5): 959-963. PMID: 29052948. doi: 10.1111/eip.12513.

De Waal A, Dixon LB, Humensky JL. Association of participant preferences on work and school participation after a first episode of psychosis. Early Intervention in Psychiatry, 2017: 1-5. https://doi.org/10.11111/eip.12513.

Margolies PJ, Humensky JL, Chiang I, Covell NH, Broadway-Wilson K, Gregory R, Jewell TC, Scannevin G, Baker S, Dixon LB. Is There a Role for Fidelity Self-Assessment for IPS? Psychiatric Services 2017; 68(9), 975-978. doi: 10.1176/appi.ps.201600264

Humensky JL, Essock SM, Dixon LB. Characteristics Associated with the Pursuit of Work and School Among Participants in a Treatment Program for First Episode of Psychosis. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal 2017; 40(1), 108-112. PMCID: PMC5380150. doi: 10.1037/prj0000256

Humensky JL, Gil R, Coronel B, Cifre R, Mazzula S, Diaz S, Lewis-Fernandez R. Life is Precious: Views of Adolescents and their Mothers on Methods to Reduce Suicidal Behavior in Latinas. Journal of School Nursing, 2017 Dec; 33(6), 426-433. [article selected for podcast on journal website].

Humensky JL, Coronel B, Gil R, Cifre R, Mazzula S, Lewis-Fernandez R. Title: Life is Precious: A Community-Based Program to Reduce Suicidal Behavior in Latina Adolescents. Archives of Suicide Research, 2016 Oct 4: 1-13, doi: 10.1080/13811118.2016.1242442.

Humensky JL, Fattal O, Feit R, Mills SD, Lewis-Fernandez R. "Success rate of outpatient follow-up following discharge from inpatient psychiatry in New York City", Psychiatric Services, 2017 Feb 15: doi: 10.1176/appi.ps.201600150. [Epub ahead of print]

Landa A, Skritskaya N, Nicasio A, Humensky JL, Lewis-Fernandez R. (2015). Depression in Immigrants form USSR. International Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine, 50(3).

Cabassa, L. J. Oh, H. Humensky, J. L., Unger, J. B., Molina, G. B., & Baron, M. Comparing the impact of a depression brochure and an entertainment-education depression fotonovela on Latinos. Psychiatric Services, 2015; 66(3): 313-316..

Patel S, Humensky JL, Dixon L, Meyers R, Simpson HB. Current Treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Psychiatric Services 2014; 65(5): 681-684.

Humensky JL, Coronel B, Gil R, Cifre R, Mazzula S, Lewis-Fernandez R. Life is Precious: Reducing Suicidal Behavior in Latinas. Ethnicity and Inequalities in Health and Social Care, 2013; 6(2/3).

Humensky JL, Dixon LB, Essock SM. A Tool for Estimating Costs of First Episode Psychosis Treatment Teams Psychiatric Services 2013; 64(9):832-834.

Cabassa LJ, Humensky JL, Druss B, Lewis-Fernandez R, Blanco C. Does Race, Ethnicity, and Psychiatric Diagnosis Matter in the Prevalence of Multiple Chronic Medical Conditions? Medical Care 2013; 51(6): 540-547.

Humensky JL, Jordan N, Stroupe K, Hynes DM: Employment Outcomes for Veterans in Substance Abuse Treatment. Psychiatric Services 2013; 64(2):177-80.

Humensky JL, Jordan N, Stroupe K, Hynes DM: How are Iraq/Afghanistan era Veterans faring in the labor market? Armed Forces and Society 2013; 39(1): 158-183.

Lewis-Fernandez R, Raggio G, Gorritz-Kindu M, Duan N, Marcus S, Cabassa LJ, Humensky JL, Becker AE, Alarcon RD, Oquendo MA, Hansen H, Like RC, Desai PN, Primm A, Lu F, Kopelowicz A. Development of a Checklist on the Comprehensive Reporting of Race, Ethnicity, and Culture in Psychiatric Publications, Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease 2013; 201(10):860-871.

Humensky JL, Carretta H, Tarlov E, Stroupe K, deGroot K, Brown M, Hynes DM: Changes in VA Enrollment Policy and Implications for Service Utilization of Veterans Dually-Eligible for VA and Medicare Services. Medicare and Medicaid Research Review 2012; 2(3).

Humensky JL, Kuwabara S, Fogel J, Wells C, Goodwin B, Van Voorhees BW: Adolescent Perceptions of How Depression Affects School Performance. Journal of School Nursing 2010; 26(5): 377-92. [Second place: Journal of School Nursing/Sage Writing Award].

Humensky JL: Do Adolescents with Low SES Have Higher Rates of Mental Health Problems in Early Adulthood?. Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention and Policy 2010; 5:19. [Journal's most highly accessed paper in August 2010] PMCID: PMC2924306

Alexander GC, Humensky JL, Guerrero C, Park H, Lowenstein G: Physician Ego, Ego Threats and Confidence in the Face of Uncertainty. Journal of Applied Social Psychology 2010; 40(4); 947-955.

Van Voorhees BW, Melkonian S, Marko M, Humensky JL, Fogel J: Adolescents in Primary Care with Sub-Threshold Depressed Mood Screened for Participation in a Depression Prevention Study: Co-Morbidity and Factors Associated with Depressive Symptoms. The Open Psychiatry Journal 2010; 4: 10-18.

Van Voorhees BW, Fogel J, Reinecke MA, Gladstone T, Stuart S, Gollan J, Bradford N, Domanico R, Fagan B, Ross R, Larson J, Watson N, Paunesku D, Melkonian S, Kuwabara S, Holper T, Shank N, Saner D, Butler A, Chandler A, Louie T, Weinstein C, Collins S, Baldwin M, Wassel A, Vanderplough-Booth K, Humensky JL, Bell C: Randomized Clinical Trial of an Internet-Based Depression Prevention Program for Adolescents (Project CATCH-IT) in Primary Care: Twelve-Week Outcomes. The Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics 2009; 30(1):23-37.

Selected Reports

Sale T, Fetzer P, Hardy K, Humensky J, Baker M, Noordsy D, Adelsheim S. (2016). The Integration of Early Psychosis Services in a System of Care Framework: Opportunities, Issues and Recommendations. National Training and Technical Assistance Center for Child, Youth and Family Mental Health (NTTAC).

Taylor E, Humensky J, Sale T. (2016). Incidence of First Episode Psychosis: A Review of the Literature and Considerations for Early Intervention Programs. National Training and Technical Assistance Center for Child, Youth and Family Mental Health (NTTAC).

Hynes DM, Weddle TE, Whittier E, Browning M, Perrin R, Humensky J. (2011). Health Information Technology Approaches in QUERI Implementation Research: Case Study Evaluation. VA Information Resource Center. Hines, IL.

Humensky JL, Ireys H, Wickstrom S, Rheault P. (2004). Mental Health Services for Children with Special Health Care Needs in Commercial Managed Care 1999-2001. Mathematica Policy Research. Washington, DC.

Humensky JL, Gold M. (2003). Program Synthesis: Program for Elders in Managed Care. Mathematica Policy Research. Washington, DC.

Humensky JL, Verdier J. (2002). Data Sources That Can Be Used to Assess Oral Health Access in Medicaid and SCHIP. Mathematica Policy Research. Washington, DC.

Humensky JL, Verdier J. (2002). Indicators of States' Commitment to Improving Oral Health Access in Medicaid and SCHIP. Mathematica Policy Research. Washington, DC.