Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

B Free CEED maintains a list of hepatitis B peer-reviewed journal articles.



Cotler SJ, Cotler S, Xie H, Luc BJ, Layden TJ, Wong SS. (2012). Characterizing hepatitis B stigma in Chinese immigrants. J Viral Hepat, 19(2), 147-152.

Jonas MM, Kelly D, Pollack H, Mizerski J, Sorbel J, Frederick D, Mondou E, Rousseau F, Sokal E. Efficacy and Safety of Long-Term Adefovir Dipivoxil Therapy in Children with Chronic Hepatitis B Infection. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2012 Mar 29. (Epub ahead of print)

Dan C, Tai K, Wang SH, Caballero J, Martin M, Lavilla S, Agbayani N. Addressing Hepatitis B: Community Health Centers, Partnerships and the Affordable Care Act. J of Healthcare for the Poor and Underserved. 2012 May. (read article)



Bailey MB, Shiau R, Zola J, Fernyak SE, Fang T, So SK, Chang ET. (2011). San Francisco hep B free: a grassroots community coalition to prevent hepatitis B and liver cancer. J Community Health, 36(4), 538-551.

Hu KQ, Pan CQ, Goodwin D. (2011). Barriers to screening for hepatitis B virus infection in Asian Americans. Dig Dis Sci, 56(11), 3163-3171.

Wallace J, McNally S, Richmond J, Hajarizadeh B, Pitts M. (2011). Managing chronic hepatitis B: A qualitative study exploring the perspectives of people living with chronic hepatitis B in Australia. BMC Res Notes, 3(4), 45.

Trinh-Shevrin C, Pollack HJ, Park J, Ramos MR, Islam N, Wang S, Chun K, Sim SC, Pong P, Rey MJ, Kwon SC.The Asian American hepatitis B program: building a coalition to address hepatitis B health disparities. Prog Community Health Partnersh. 2011 Fall;5(3):261-71.

Post SE, Sodhi NK, Peng CH, Wan K, Pollack HJ. A simulation shows that early treatment of chronic hepatitis B infection can cut deaths and be cost-effective. Health Aff (Millwood).2011 Feb;30(2):340-8.

Vandevanter N, Kwon S, Sim SC, Chun K, Trinh-Shevrin C. Evaluation of community-academic partnership functioning: center for the elimination of hepatitis B health disparities. Prog Community Health Partnersh. 2011 Fall;5(3):223-33.

Pollack H, Wang S, Wyatt L, Peng CH, Wan K, Trinh-Shevrin C, Chun K, Tsang T, Kwon S. A Comprehensive Treatment Model for Reducing Disparities in Hepatitis B. Health Aff (Millwood). 2011 Oct;30(10):1974-83.



Hsu CE, Zhang G, Yan FA, Shang N, Le T. (2010). What made a successful hepatitis B program for reducing liver cancer disparities: an examination of baseline characteristics and educational intervention, infection status, and missing responses of at-risk Asian Americans.  J Community Health, 35(3), 325-335.

Lee J, Lok AS, Chen J. (2010) Hepatitis B prevalence among Asian Americans in Michigan: an assessment to guide future education and intervention strategies. J Community Health, 35(5), 534-542.

Levy JD, Nguyen GT, Nguyen ET. (2010). Factors influencing the receipt of hepatitis B vaccination and screenings in Vietnamese Americans. J Health Care Poor Underserved, 21(3):851-61.

Yang JH, Lee HO, Cho MO. (2010). The meaning of illness among Korean Americans with chronic hepatitis B.  J Korean Acad Nurs, 40(5), 662-675.    



Gupta S, Altice FL. (2009). Hepatitis B virus infection in US correctional facilities: a review of diagnosis, management, and public health implications. J Urban Health, 86(2):263-79.

Lam ET, Lam CL, Lai CL, Yuen MF, Fong DY, So TM. (2009). Health-related quality of life of Southern Chinese with chronic hepatitis B infection. Health Qual Life Outcomes, 5(7), 52.

Tran TT. (2009). Understanding cultural barriers in hepatitis B virus infection. Cleve Clin J Med, 76 Suppl 3:S10-3.



Chang ET, Nguyen BH, So SK. (2008). Attitudes toward hepatitis B and liver cancer prevention among Chinese Americans in the San Francisco Bay Area, California. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev, 9(4), 605-613.

Hu KQ. (2008). Hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection in Asian and Pacific Islander Americans (APIAs): how can we do better for this special population? Am J Gastroenterol, 103(7):1824-33.

Levy AR, Kowdley KV, Iloeje U, Tafesse E, Mukherjee J, Gish R, Bzowej N, Briggs AH. (2008). The impact of chronic hepatitis B on quality of life: a multinational study of utilities from infected and uninfected persons. Value Health, 11(3), 527-538.

Ma GX, Shive SE, Toubbeh JI, Tan Y, Wu D. (2008). Knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors of Chinese hepatitis B screening and vaccination. Am J Health Behav, 32(2), 178-187.



Gutteling JJ, de Man RA, Busschbach JJ, Darlington AS. (2007). Overview of research on health-related quality of life in patients with chronic liver disease. Neth J Med, 65(7), 227-234.

Lin SY, Chang ET, So SK. (2007). Why we should routinely screen Asian American adults for hepatitis B: a cross-sectional study of Asians in California. Hepatology, 46(4), 1034-1040.

Ma GX, Fang CY, Shive SE, Toubbeh J, Tan Y, Siu P. (2007). Risk perceptions and barriers to Hepatitis B screening and vaccination among Vietnamese immigrants. J Immigr Minor Health, 9(3), 213-220.

Spiegel BM, Bolus R, Han S, Tong M, Esrailian E, Talley J, Tran T, Smith J, Karsan HA, Durazo F, Bacon B, Martin P, Younossi Z, Hwa-Ong S, Kanwal F. (2007). Development and validation of a disease-targeted quality of life instrument in chronic hepatitis B: the hepatitis B quality of life instrument, version 1.0. Hepatology, 46(1), 113-121.

Surveillance and MMWR Reports

CDC's MMWR on Hepatitis B

Surveillance for Chronic Hepatitis B Virus Infection — New York City, June 2008–November 2009. MMWR 2012;61(01);6-9.

Establishment of a Viral Hepatitis Surveillance System --- Pakistan, 2009—2011. MMWR 2011; 60(40); 1385-1390.

The Adult Hepatitis Vaccine Project — California, 2007–2008. MMWR 2010;59(17):513–516.

Surveillance for Acute Viral Hepatitis — United States, 2007. MMWR 2009;58(SS-3).

CDC Hepatitis B Surveillance Report