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Center for Human Nutrition

 

Tiffany Gary-Webb

Associate Professor
Academic Degrees
PhD, Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, 2000, MHS, Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, 1998, BS Pennsylvania State University, 1996
Departmental Affiliation
Epidemiology
Departmental Address
615 N. Wolfe St.
Baltimore, MD 21205
Phone: (410) 614-8280
Fax: (410) 955-0863
Research and Professional Experience

Epidemiology of diabetes and its complications; Minority health; Social/Environmental determinants of disease; Community-based interventions; Obesity

Keywords

  • Tiffany Gary
  • Epidemiology
  • Minority Health
  • Diabetes
  • Social Determinants of Disease
  • Community-based Interventions
  • Obesity
  • Health Disparities

Honors and Awards

Selected Publications

1. Baydoun MA, Gary TL, Caballero BH, Lawrence RS, Cheskin L, Wang Y. Ethnic Differences in Dairy and Related Nutrient Consumption among US Adults, and Their Association with Obesity, Central Obesity, and the Metabolic Syndrome. (In Press, American Journal of Clinical Nutrition)

2. LaVeist TA, Thorpe R, Bowen-Reid T, Jackson J, Gary T, Gaskin DJ, Browne DC. Exploring Health Disparities in Integrated Communities: Overview of the EHDIC Study. Journal of Urban Health 2008, 85(1):11-21. (Electronic publication as of 11/13/07).

3. Karter AJ, Stevens MR, Gregg EW, Brown AF, Tseng C-W, Marrero DG, Duru OK, Gary TL, Piette JD, Waitzfelder B, Herman WH, Beckles GL, Safford MM, Ettner SL. Educational Disparities in Rates of Smoking Among Diabetic Adults: The Translating Research Into Action for Diabetes Study. American Journal of Public Health 2008, 98(2): 365-70. (Electronic publication as of 6/28/07).

4. Gary TL, Safford MM, Gerzoff RB, Ettner SL, Karter AJ, Beckles GL, Brown AF. Perception of Neighborhood Problems, Health Behaviors, and Diabetes Outcomes for Adults with Diabetes in Managed Care: The Translating Research Into Action for Diabetes (TRIAD) Study. Diabetes Care 2008, 31:273-278. (Electronic Publication as of 11/13/07).

5. Ford JG, Howerton MW, Lai GY, Gary TL, Bolen S, Gibbons MC, Tilburt J, Baffi C, Tanpitukopongse P, Wilson RF, Powe NR, Bass EB. Recruiting Underrepresented Populations to Cancer Trials: A Systematic Review. Cancer 2008, 112(2):228-242. (Electronic publication as of 11/15/07).

6. Karter AJ, Stevens MR, Brown AF, Duru OK, Gregg EW, Gary TL, Beckles GL, Tseng C-W, Marrero DG, Waitzfelder B, Herman WH, Piette JD, Safford MM, Ettner SL. Educational disparities in health behaviors among patients with diabetes: The Translating Research Into Action for Diabetes (TRIAD) Study. BMC Public Health 2007, 7(12): 308 (Electronic publication as of 10/29/07).

7. Kumanyika SK, Whitt-Glover M, Gary TL, Prewitt E, Odoms-Young AM, Banks-Wallace J, Beech BM, Hughes-Halbert C, Karanja H, Lancaster KJ, Samuel-Hodge CD. Expanding the Obesity Research Paradigm: Reaching African American Communities. Preventing Chronic Diseases 2007, 4(4): A112 (Electronic publication as of 9/15/07).

8. Tilburt J, Ford JG, Howerton MW, Gary TL, Lai GY, Bolen S, Baffi C, Wilson RF, Tanpitukopongse P, Powe NR, Bass EB, Sugarman J. Applying Justice in Clinical Trials for Under-represented Populations. Clinical Trials 2007, 4(3):264-9.

9. Hill-Briggs F, Batts-Turner M, Gary TL, Brancati FL, Levine DM, Hill MN, Bone LR. Training Community Health Workers as Diabetes Educators for Urban African Americans: Value Added Using Participatory Methods. Progress in Community Health Partnerships 2007, 1(2): 185-193.

10. Gozu A, Bass EB, Powe NR, Cooper LA, Beach MC, Price E, Gary TL, Robinson, K, Palacio A, Smarth C, Jenckes M, Feuerstein C. Instruments Used to Measure Cultural Competence of Health Professionals: A Systematic Review. Teaching and Learning in Medicine 2007, 19(2):180-90.

11. Papas MA*, Alberg AJ, Helzlsouer KJ, Ewing R, Gary TL, Klassen AC. The Built Environment and Obesity: a Review of the Evidence. Epidemiologic Reviews 2007, 29: 129-43 (Electronic publication as of 5/07).

12. Hill Briggs F, Yeh HC, Gary TL, Batts-Turner M, Brancati FL, D’Zurilla T. Development of the Diabetes Problem-Solving Scale-Self Report (DPSS-SR) in a Minority Type 2 Diabetes Sample. Diabetes Educator 2007, 33(2): 291-9.

13. Baptiste-Roberts K*, Gary TL, Beckles GLA, Gregg E, Owens M, Porterfield D, Engelgau M. Family History of Diabetes, Health Status and Health Behaviors in a Population-Based Sample of African Americans. American Journal of Public Health 2007, 97(5): 907-12. (Electronic publication as of 3/29/06).

14. Casagrande SS*, Wang Y, Anderson C, Gary TL. Have Americans Increased Their Fruit and Vegetable Intake? The Trends between 1988 and 2002. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 2007, 32(4): 257-63.

15. Tandon SD, Phillips K, Bordeaux B, Bone L, Brown P, Kagney K, Gary T, Kim M, Levine D, Price E, Sydnor KD, Stone K, Bass EB. A Vision for Community Health Partnerships. Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education, and Action 2007, 1(1): 11-30.

16. Casagrande SS*, Gary TL, LaVeist TA, Gaskin DJ, Cooper LA. The Association between Perceived Discrimination and Delay in Seeking and Adherence to Medical Care among Whites and African Americans Living in a Racially Integrated Community. Journal of General Internal Medicine 2007, 22(3): 389-95.

17. Howerton MW, Gibbons MC, Baffi CR, Gary TL, Lai GY, Bolen S, Tilbert J, Tanpitukopongse P, Wilson RF, Powe NR, Bass EB, Ford JG. Provider Roles in the Recruitment of Underrepresented Populations to Cancer Clinical Trials. Cancer 2007, 109 (3): 465-76.

18. Gary TL, Stark SA*, LaVeist TA. Neighborhood Characteristics and Mental Health among African Americans and Whites living in a Racially Integrated Urban Community. Health and Place 2007, 13(2): 569-75. (Electronic publication as of 8/06).

19. Sciamanna CN, Alvarez K, Miller J, Gary T, Bowen M. Attitudes toward Nurse Practitioner-Led Chronic Disease Management to Improve Outpatient Quality of Care. American Journal of Medical Quality 2006, 21: 375-381.

20. Samuel-Hodge CD, Hill-Briggs F, Gary TL. Lifestyle Intervention for Prevention and Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes. Nurs Clin North Am 2006, 41(4): 567-88.

21. Gary TL, Gross SM, Browne DC, LaVeist TA. The College Health and Wellness Study: Baseline Correlates of Overweight Among African Americans. Journal of Urban Health 2006, 83(2): 253-265.

22. Beach MC, Gary TL, Price E, Gozu A, Palacio A, Smarth C, Jenckes M, Feuerstein C, Bass EB, Powe NR, Cooper LA. Improving health care quality for racial/ethnic minorities: A systematic review of provider and organization interventions. BMC Public Health 2006, 6(1): 104.

23. Lai GY*, Gary TL, Tilburt J, Bolen S, Baffi C, Wilson R, Howerton M, Gibbons MC, Tanpitukopongse P, Powe NR, Bass EB, Ford JG. Examination of Efficacy/Effectiveness of Strategies to Recruit Underrepresented Populations into Clinical Trials. Clinical Trials 2006, 3(2): 133-141.

24. Bolen S, Tilbert J, Baffi C, Gary TL, Powe NR, Howerton M, Ford J, Lai G, Wilson R, Bass EB. Defining “Success” in Recruitment of Underrepresented Populations to Cancer Clinical Trials: Moving Toward a More Consistent Approach. Cancer 2006, 106(6): 1197-1204.

25. Jackson CL*, Bolen S, Brancati FL, Batts-Turner M, Gary TL. A Systematic Review of Interactive Computer-Assisted Technology in Diabetes Care. Journal of General Internal Medicine 2006, 21(2): 105-110.

26. Hill-Briggs F, Gary TL, Yeh HC, Batts-Turner M, Powe NR, Saudek C, Brancati F. Social Problem Solving, Health Behaviors, and Disease Control in Urban African Americans with Type 2 Diabetes. Journal of Behavioral Medicine 2006, 29(1): 69-78.

27. Baptiste-Roberts K*, Gary TL, Bone LR, Hill MN, Brancati FL. Perceived Body Image among African Americans with Type 2 Diabetes. Patient Education and Counseling 2006, 60: 194-200.

28. Gary TL, Baptiste-Roberts K*, Crum RM, Cooper LA, Ford DE, Brancati, FL. Changes n Depressive Symptoms and Metabolic Control over 3 Years among African Americans with Type 2 Diabetes. International Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine 2005, 35(4): 377-382.

29. Kumanyika SK, Gary TL, Lancaster KJ, Samuel-Hodge CD, Banks-Wallace J, Beech BM, Hughes-Halbert C, Karanja N, Odoms-Young A, Prewitt T, Whitt-Glover MC. Achieving Healthy Weight in African American Communities. Research Recommendations of the African American Collaborative Obesity Research Network (AACORN). Obesity Research 2005, 13(12): 2037-2047.

30. Gross SM, Gary TL, Browne DC, LaVeist TA. Gender Differences in Self-Perception of Body Size and Body Satisfaction among Graduating Seniors from a Historically Black College. Journal of the National Medical Association 2005, 97(12): 1608-1619.

31. Gary TL, Maiese EM*, Batts-Turner M, Wang NY, Brancati FL. Patient Satisfaction, Preventive Services, and Emergency Room Use among African Americans with Type 2 Diabetes. Disease Management 2005, 8(6): 361-71.

32. Jackson CL*, Batts-Turner M, Falb M*, Yeh HC, Brancati FL, Gary TL. Computer and Internet use among Urban African Americans with Type 2 Diabetes. Journal of Urban Health 2005, 82(4): 575-583.

33. Brown AF, Gregg EW, Stevens MR Karter AJ, Weinberger M, Safford MM, Gary TL, Caputo DA, Waitzfelder B, Kim C, Beckles GL. Race, Socioeconomic Position, and Quality of Care for Adults with Diabetes in Managed Care. Diabetes Care 2005, 28(12): 2864-2870.

34. Gary TL, Hill-Briggs F, Batts-Turner M, Brancati FL. Translational Research Principles of an Effectiveness Trial for Diabetes Care in an Urban African-American Population. The Diabetes Educator 2005, 31(6):880-89.

35. Davis ED, Clark JM, Carrese J, Gary TL, Cooper LA. Racial and socioeconomic differences in the weight-loss experiences of obese women. American Journal of Public Health 2005, 95(9): 1539-1543.

36. Hill-Briggs F, Gary TL, Bone LR, Hill MN, Levine DM, Brancati FL. Medication Adherence and Diabetes Control in a Sample of Urban African Americans with Type 2 Diabetes. Health Psychology 2005, 24(4): 349-57.

37. Price E, Beach MC, Gary TL, Gozu A, Palacio A, Smarth C, Jenckes M, Feuerstein C, Bass EB, Powe NR, Cooper LA. A Methodologic Review of Studies Evaluating Cultural Competence Training of Health Professionals. Academic Medicine 2005, 80(6): 578-86.

38. Beach MC, Price E, Gary TL, Gozu A, Palacio A, Smarth C, Jenckes M, Feuerstein C, Bass EB, Powe NR, Cooper LA. Cultural Competence: A systematic review of health care provider educational interventions. Medical Care 2005, 43: 356-373.

39. Hill-Briggs F, Gary TL, Baptiste-Roberts K*, Brancati FL. SF-36 Outcomes Following a Randomized Controlled Trial in Type 2 Diabetes. Diabetes Care 2005, 28(2):443-4.

40. Gary TL, Baptiste-Roberts K*, Gregg EW, Williams DE, Beckles GL, Miller EJ, Engelgau MM. Fruit, Vegetable, and Fat Intake in a Population-Based Sample of African Americans. Journal of the National Medical Association 2004, 96(12): 1599-1605.

41. Gary TL, Batts-Turner M, Bone LR, Yeh H, Wang N, Hill-Briggs F, Levine DM, Powe NR, Hill MN, Saudek C, McGuire M, Brancati FL. A Randomized Controlled Trial of Nurse Case Manager and Community Health Worker Team Interventions in Urban African Americans with Type 2 Diabetes. Controlled Clinical Trials 2004, 25(1):53-6. 42. Gary TL, McGuire M, McCauley J, Brancati FL. Racial Comparisons of Health Care and Glycemic Control for African American and White Diabetic Adults in an Urban Managed Care Organization. Disease Management 2004, 7(1): 25-34. 43. Pearte CA*, Gary TL, Brancati FL. Correlates of Physical Activity Levels in a Sample of Urban African Americans with Type 2 Diabetes. Ethnicity & Disease 2004, 14(2): 198-205.

44. Gary TL, Genkinger JM*, Guallar E, Peyrot M, Brancati FL. Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials of Educational & Behavioral Interventions in Type 2 Diabetes. The Diabetes Educator, May/June 2003, 29(3):488-501.

45. Gary TL, Venkat Narayan K.M., Gregg EW, Beckles GLA, Saaddine JB. Racial/Ethnic Differences in the Health Care Experience (Coverage, Utilization, and Satisfaction) of U.S. Adults with Diabetes. Ethnicity & Disease 2003, 13(1):47-54. 46. Gary TL, Bone LR, Hill MN, Levine DM, McGuire M, Saudek C, Brancati FL. A Randomized Controlled Trial of Nurse Case Manager and Community Health Worker Interventions to Improve Risk Factors for Diabetes-Related Complications in Urban African Americans. Preventive Medicine, 2003, 37(1):23-32.

47. Venkat Narayan K.M., Gregg EW, Fagot-Campagna A, Gary TL, Saaddine JB, Beckles G, Engelgau MM. Relationship Between Quality of Diabetes Care and Patient Satisfaction. Journal of the National Medical Association 2003, 95 (1): 64-70.

48. Hill-Briggs F, Gary TL, Hill MN, Bone LR, Brancati FL. Health-Related Quality of Life in Urban African Americans with Type 2 Diabetes. Journal of General Internal Medicine 2002, 17:412-419.

49. Batts ML, Gary TL, Huss K, Hill MN, Bone L, Brancati FL. Patient Priorities and Needs for Diabetes Care among Urban African American Adults. The Diabetes Educator 2001, 27(3):405-412.

50. Gary TL, Crum RM, Cooper-Patrick L, Ford D, Brancati FL. Depressive Symptoms and Metabolic Control in African Americans with Type 2 Diabetes. Diabetes Care 2000, 23 (1):23-29.

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