Medicine for the Greater Good is committed to creating a pipeline between our findings in community health and the broader medical community. Here are some publications that have come out of our work:


Galiatsatos, P., Nelson, K., & Hale, W. D. (2017). Caring for the Caregiver: Identifying the Needs of Those Called to Care Through Partnerships with Congregations.  Journal of religion and health, 2017 Feb 10

Galiatsatos, P., Rios, R., Hale, W.D., Colburn, J., & Christmas, C. The Lay Health Educator Program: Evaluating the Impact of this Community Health Initiative on the Medical Education of Resident PhysiciansJournal of Religion and Health, 54 (3), 1148-1156.


Galiatsatos, P., Sundar, S., Qureshi, A., Ooi, G., Teague, P., & Hale, W. D. (2016). Health Promotion in the Community: Impact of Faith-Based Lay Health Educators in Urban Neighborhoods. Journal of religion and health, 55(3), 1089-1096.

Galiatsatos, P., Lehmijoki-Gardner, M., & Hale, W. D. (2016). A Brief Historical Review of Specific Religious Denominations: How History Influences Current Medical–Religious Partnerships. Journal of religion and health, 55(2), 587-592.

Galiatsatos, P., & Hale, W. D. (2016). Promoting health and wellness in congregations through lay health educators: a case study of two churches. Journal of religion and health, 55(1), 288-295.

Sundar, S., Qureshi, A., & Galiatsatos, P. (2016). A positive psychology intervention in a Hindu community: the pilot study of the Hero Lab Curriculum. Journal of religion and health, 55(6), 2189-2198.


Zakaria, S., Johnson, E. N., Hayashi, J. L., & Christmas, C. (2015). Graduate medical education in the Freddie Gray era. New England Journal of Medicine, 373(21), 1998-2000.

Galiatsatos P. (2015). Community Initiatives and Medical Education: Time to Strengthen the Commitment. SM Journal of Community Medicine, 1(1):1004.