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Leighton Ku, PhD, MPH

Professor and Director of the Center for Health Policy Research, The Fitzhugh Mullan Institute for Health Workforce Equity (Mullan Institute) at the George Washington University Health

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Authors: Xinxin Han | Leighton Ku

Topics: Behavioral Health, Community Health Centers, Rural Health

December 2, 2019
This article compares behavioral health care staffing and services in rural and urban community health centers.
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Authors: Xinxin Han | Patricia Pittman | Clese Erikson | Fitzhugh Mullan | Leighton Ku

Topics: Health Information Technology, Rural Health

October 28, 2019
This article helps validate the effectiveness of the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) loan repayment and scholarship incentives as a recruitment strategy and to inform policies on the impact of NHSC on community health centers' patient care capacity.
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Authors: Bianca Frogner | Xiaoli Wu | Leighton Ku | Patricia Pittman | Leah Masselink

Topics: Community Health Centers, Health Information Technology, Staffing

January 1, 2017
This article examines the relationship between the use of electronic health records and productivity in community health centers.
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Authors: Patricia Pittman | Leah Masselink | Lauren Bade | Bianca Frogner | Leighton Ku

Topics: Community Health Centers, Primary Care, Staffing

September 1, 2016
This article explores perceptions of CEOs of community health centers (CHCs) with a variety of staff configurations, and identifies a typology of factors they consider when deciding how to staff their centers.
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Authors: Leighton Ku | Tyler Bysshe | Xiaoli Wu

Topics: Community Health Centers, Staffing

August 1, 2015
This report describes the changes in the workforce of community health centers from 2007 to 2013.
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Authors: Leighton Ku | Bianca Frogner | Erika Steinmetz | Patricia Pittman

Topics: Community Health Centers, Staffing

January 1, 2015
This article examines medical staffing patterns, the contributions of different staff to productivity, and the factors associated with staffing at community health centers across the country.
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