Check out Dr. Varda’s Nonprofit Quarterly article- Are Backbone Organizations Eroding the Norms that make Networks Succeed?” 

The following is a list of peer-reviewed publications authored by the Visible Network Labs team.

Varda, Danielle M. and  Ayelet Talmi. In press. “Social connectedness in family social support networks: Strengthening systems of care for children with special health care needs.

Williams, M.V., A. Chandra, A. Spears, D. Varda, K.B. Wells, A.L. Plough, and D.P. Eisenman. Evaluating Community Partnerships Addressing Community Resilience in Los Angeles, California. (2018) International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 15, 610; 1-13.

Varda, DM., Williams MV., Schooley M., Duplantier D., Newman K., Lowe Beasley, K., Lucido, B. and Marshall, A. (2018). An Innovative Network Approach to Coordinating a National Effort to Improve Cardiovascular Health: The Case of Million Hearts Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, Volume Published Ahead of Print, June 07, 2018.

Ward, K. Varda, D., Epstein D. and Lane, B. (2018). Institutional Factors and Processes in Interagency Collaboration: The Case of FEMA Corps. American Review of Public Administration, first published online January 2018.

Acosta, J, Burgette, L., Chandra, A., Eisenman D., Gonzalez, I., Varda, D. and Xenakis L. (2018). How community and public health partnerships contribute to disaster recovery and resilience. Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness, 1-9. Doi:10.1017/dmp.2017.130.

Ward, K., D. Epstein, D. Varda, and B. Lane. (2017). Measuring Performance in Interagency Collaboration: FEMA Corps, Risk, Hazards & Crisis in Public Policy, 8(3), 172-200.

Chapman, C. and D. Varda (2017). Nonprofit Resource Contribution and Mission Alignment in Interorganizational, Cross-Sector Public Health Networks. Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, 46(5), 1052-1072.

Hogg, R. and D. Varda. (2016). Insights Into Collaborative Networks of Nonprofit, Private, and Public Organizations That Address Complex Health Issues. Health Affairs, 35(11), 2014-2019.

Leider, J.P., S.G. Shah, N. Rider, A. Beck, B.Castrucci, J.Harris, K. Sellers, D. Varda, P. Erwin, and R.C. Brownson. (2016). “Challenges and Innovations in Surveying the Governmental Public Health Workforce.” American Journal of Public Health, 106(11): 1967-1974.

Varda, D., VanRaemdonck L., Tung, G., Hogg, R., and Atherly A. (2016). “A Conceptual Framework for the Study of Hospital Interaction and Investment in Public Health Systems.” Frontiers in Public Health Services and Systems Research, 5(5): 1-5.

Varda, D. Hardy, R., Millar, A., and Talmi A. (2016). “Public Health, Mental Health, and Primary Care Differences in Urban and Rural Counties in a System of Care for Children with Special Healthcare Needs”. Journal of Health Systems and Policy Research, 3(3): 1-7.

Acosta, J., Howard, S., Chandra, A., Varda, D.M., Sprong, S., and Uscher-Pines, L.. (2015). “Healthcare Coalitions Contributions to Preparedness and Resilience: Perspectives from Hospital Preparedness Program and Healthcare Preparedness Coalitions (CHEM)”, Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness, 9(6): 690-697.

Bevc, Christine A.; Retrum, Jessica H.; Varda, Danielle M. 2015. “Patterns in PARTNERing across Public Health Collaboratives.” Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 12, no. 10: 12412-12425. Special Issue: Social Network Analysis and Public Health.

Litt, J., Varda, D., Reed, H., Retrum, J., Tabak, R., Gustat, J. and Tompkins, N. (2015). How to Identify Success Among Networks that Promote Active Living. American Journal of Public Health, 105, 11, 2298-2305.

Varda, Danielle and Jessica H. Retrum. (2015). Collaborative Performance as a Function of Network Members’ Perceptions of Success, Public Performance & Management Review, 38:4, 632-653

Bevc, C., Retrum, J. and Varda, D. (2015). “New Perspectives on the “Silo Effect” – Initial Comparisons of Network Structures across Public Health Collaboratives”. American Journal of Public Health. V105(S2), S230-S235.

Shoup, J, Gaglio, B., Varda, D. and Glasgow, R. (2015). “Network analysis of RE-AIM framework: Chronology of the field and the connectivity of its contributors”. Translational Behavioral Medicine: Practice, Policy, and Research. 5(2), 216-232.

Varda, D., Retrum, J., and Chapman C. (2014) “Exploring the Process, Models, and Outcomes of Hospital-Public Health Partnerships,” Frontiers in Public Health Systems and Services Research, 3(2): 1-5.

Retrum, J., Chapman C. and Varda, D. (2013) “Implications of Network Structure on Public Health Collaboratives” Journal of Health Education and Behavior. 40(IS): 13S-23S.

*Winner: 1st Runner Up in the AcademyHealth PHSR Best Article of the Year Award

Varda, Danielle M. and Talmi, Ayelet (2013) “A Patient-Centered Approach for Evaluating Public Health Roles within Systems of Care for Children with Special Healthcare Needs,” Frontiers in Public Health Services and Systems Research: Vol. 2: No. 1, Article 7.

Varda, D.M., J.H. Retrum, and K.Kuenzi. (2012). “The Influence of Teaching Methodology on Student Social Interaction”, Journal of Public Affairs Education 18(4), 633-660.

Varda, Danielle M. and Jessica H. Retrum. (2012). “An Exploratory Analysis of Network Characteristics and Quality of Interactions Among Public Health Collaboratives“. Journal of Public Health Research. 1(2), 170-176.

Varda, Danielle M., Jo Ann Shoup, and Sara E Miller. (2012). “A systematic review of collaboration and network research in the public affairs literature: implications for public health practice and research.”, American Journal of Public Health, 102(3):564-7. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22021311

Varda, Danielle M. (2011). “A Network Perspective on State–Society Synergy to Increase Community-Level Social Capital”, Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, 40(5): 896-923. http://nvs.sagepub.com/content/early/2010/08/05/0899764010378171.abstract

Varda, Danielle M. (2011). “Data-Driven Management Strategies in Public Health Collaboratives”, Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, 17(2), 122-132. http://www.rwjf.org/coverage/product.jsp?id=72816

Varda, Danielle M., Rich Forgette, David Banks, and Noshir Contractor. (2009). “Social Network Methodology in the Study of Disasters: Issues and Insights Prompted by Post-Katrina Research” Population Research & Policy Review, 28 (1): 11-29.

Peter deLeon and Varda, Danielle M (2009). “Toward a Theory of Collaborative Policy Networks: Identifying Structural Tendencies”. Policy Studies Journal. 37(1): 59-74.

Mendel, Peter Cheryl L. Damberg, Melony E.S. Sorbero, Danielle M. Varda, and Donna O. Farley. (2009) “The Growth of Partnerships to Support Patient Safety Practice Adoption.” Health Services Research, Special Issue, 42 (2): 717-738.

Varda, Danielle M. and Jo Arney (2009). “Management of Interorganizational Intersectoral (ISIO) Cause-Based Networks: The Case of Firm Participation in Voluntary Environmental Sustainability Programs.” Journal of Public Management and Social Policy, v15(2).

Derose, Kathryn and Danielle M. Varda. (2009) “Social Capital and Health Care Access: A Systematic Review.” Medical Care Research and Review, 66: 272-306.

Paarlberg, Laurie and Danielle M. Varda. (2009) “Community Carrying Capacity: A Network Perspective.” Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly 38: 597-613.

Varda, Danielle M., Anita Chandra, Stefanie Stern, and Nicole Lurie (2008). “Core Dimensions of Connectivity in Public Health Collaboratives” Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, 14(5): E1-E7.

Melinda Moore, Edward Chan, Nicole Lurie, Agnes Gereben Schaefer, Danielle M. Varda and John A Zambrano. (2008) “Strategies to improve global influenza surveillance: A decision tool for policymakers.” BMC Public Health. 8:186.