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Research In Health Disparities

Selected HCHDS Publications - 2011

Allen, J. K., Himmelfarb, C. R., Szanton, S. L., Bone, L., Hill, M. N., & Levine, D. M. (2011). COACH trial: A randomized controlled trial of nurse practitioner/community health worker cardiovascular disease risk reduction in urban community health centers: Rationale and design. Contemporary Clinical Trials, 32(3), 403-411. PMC3070050

Bleich SN, Jarlenski MP, Bell CN, Laveist TA. “Health Inequalities: Trends, Progress, and Policy.” Annual Rev Public Health. 2011 Apr 4.

Bleich, S. N., Pickett-Blakely, O., & Cooper, L. A. (2011). Physician practice patterns of obesity diagnosis and weight-related counseling. Patient Education and Counseling, 82(1), 123-129. PMC2902765

Bleich, S. N., Simon, A. E., & Cooper, L. A. (2011). Impact of patient-doctor race concordance on rates of weight-related counseling in visits by black and white obese individuals. Obesity (Silver Spring, Md Epub 2011 Jan 13.

Boss, E. F., Niparko, J. K., Gaskin, D. J., & Levinson, K. L. (2011). Socioeconomic disparities for hearing-impaired children in the united states. The Laryngoscope, 121(4), 860-866.(Note: From conference proceeding - Presented at the American Society for Pediatric Otolaryngology Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.A., April 30, 2010)

Braveman P, Kumanyika S, Fielding J, LaVeist T, Borrell L, Manderscheid R, Troutman A. “Health Disparities and Health Equity: The Issue Is Justice.” Am J Public Health. 2011 Dec;101 Suppl 1:S149-55. Epub 2011 May 6.

Casagrande, S. S., Franco, M., Gittelsohn, J., Zonderman, A. B., Evans, M. K., Kuczmarski, M., & Gary-Webb, T. L. (2011). Healthy food availability and the association with BMI in baltimore, maryland. Public Health Nutrition 14(6):1001-7. Epub 2011 Jan 28. PMCID: PMC3089686

Cavanaugh, C. E., Floyd, L. J., Penniman, T. V., Hulbert, A., Gaydos, C., & Latimer, W. W. (2011). Examining racial/ethnic disparities in sexually transmitted diseases among recent heroin-using and cocaine-using women. Journal of Women's Health (2002), 20(2), 197-205. PMC3064876

Cooley-Strickland, M. R., Griffin, R. S., Darney, D., Otte, K., & Ko, J. (2011). Urban african american youth exposed to community violence: A school-based anxiety preventive intervention efficacy study. Journal of Prevention & Intervention in the Community, 39(2), 149-166. PMC3080109

Evans, K., Coresh, J., Bash, L. D., Gary-Webb, T., Kottgen, A., Carson, K., & Boulware, L. E. (2011). Race differences in access to health care and disparities in incident chronic kidney disease in the US.Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation : Official Publication of the European Dialysis and Transplant  Association - European Renal Association, 26(3), 899-908.

Furr-Holden, C. D., Lee, M. H., Milam, A.J.,Lee, K.S., Johnson, R., & Lalongo, N. S. (2011). The growth of neighborhood disorder and marijuana use among urban adolescents:  A case for policy and environmental interventions. Journal of studies on alcohol and drugs. 72(3):371-9. PMCID: PMC3084354 [Available on 2012/5/1]

Furr-Holden, C. D., Voas, R. B., Lacey, J., Romano, E., & Jones, K. (2011). The prevalence of alcohol use disorders among night-time weekend drivers. Addiction (Abingdon, England), 106(7):1251-60.  Epub 2011 May 6. PMCID: PMC3107919 [Available on 2012/7/1]

Gary-Webb, T. L., Baptiste-Roberts, K., Pham, L., Wesche-Thobaben, J., Patricio, J., Pi-Sunyer, F. X., . . . Look AHEAD Research Group. (2010). Neighborhood and weight-related health behaviors in the look AHEAD (action for health in diabetes) study. BMC Public Health, 10, 312. PMC2897795

Gary-Webb, T. L., Baptiste-Roberts, K., Pham, L., Wesche-Thobaben, J., Patricio, J., Pi-Sunyer, F. X., . . . Brancati FL. (2011) Neighborhood socioeconomic status, depression, and health status in the look AHEAD study. BMC Public Health, 11:349, Epub 2011 May 19. PMCID: PMC3111582

Gaskin DJ, Spencer CS, Richard P, Anderson G, Powe NR, LaVeist TA “Do Minority Patients Use Lower Quality Hospitals?” Inquiry. 2011 Fall;48(3):209-20

Gibbons, M. C. (2011). Use of health information technology among racial and ethnic underserved communities. Perspectives in Health Information Management.  8(Winter):1 f. Epub 2011 January 1. PMC3035830

Gregory, P. C., Szanton, S. L., Xue, Q. L., Tian, J., Thorpe, R. J., & Fried, L. P. (2011). Education predicts incidence of preclinical mobility disability in initially high-functioning older women. the women's health and aging study II. The Journals of Gerontology.Series A, Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences, 66(5), 577-581. PMC3074962

Hsia, A., Castle, A., Wing, J., Edwards, D., Brown, N., Higgins, T., . . . Kidwell, C. (2011). Racial disparities in tissue plasminogen activator treatment rate for stroke: A population based study. Stroke 42(8): 2216-21. Epub 2011 Jun 30. PMCID: PMC3148849 [Available on 2012/8/1]

Hsia, A., Castle, A., Wing, J., Edwards, D., Brown, N., Higgins, T., . . . Kidwell, C. (2011). Understanding reasons for delay in seeking acute stroke care in an underserved urban population. Stroke 42(6): 1697-701. Epub 2011 May 5. PMCID:PMC3130551 [Available on 2012/6/1]

Jones, R. A., Wenzel, J., Hinton, I., Cary, M., Jones, N. R., Krumm, S., & Ford, J. G. (2011). Exploring cancer support needs for older african-american men with prostate cancer. Supportive Care in Cancer : Official Journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer, 19(9): 1411-9, Epub 2010 Aug 22.

Konermann, M., Weeks, K., Shands, J., Tilburt, J., Bone, L., Levine, D., & Young, J. (2011). Short Form (SF-36) Health Survey measures are associated with decreased adherence among urban african americans with severe, poorly controlled hypertension. Journal of Clinical Hypertension 13(5): 385-90. Epub 2010 Dec 17. PMCID: PMC3090746 [Available on 2012/5/1]

Laveist-Ramos, T. A., Galarraga, J., Thorpe, R. J.,Jr, Bell, C. N., & Austin, C. J. (2011). Are black hispanics black or hispanic? exploring disparities at the intersection of race and ethnicity. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, Epub 2011 Mar 3. NIHMSID: NIHMS365522

LaVeist, T. A., Gaskin, D. J., & Richard, P. (2011). Estimating the economic burden of racial health inequities in the united states. International Journal of Health Services 41(2): 231-8. 

LaVeist TA, Pollack P, Fesahazion RG, Thorpe, RR, Gaskin DJ. "Place Not Race: Disparities Dissipate in Southwest Baltimore When Black and Whites Live Under Similar Conditions" Health Affairs 2011 Oct;30(10):1880-7.

Lebrun LA, LaVeist TA. “Black/White racial disparities in health: a cross-country comparison of Canada and the United States.” Achieves of Internal Medicine. 2011 Sep 26;171(17):1591-3.

Rely, K; Alexandre, P.K., Anaya, P.; Salinas, G.E. 2011.  Cost-Effectiveness of Fluticasone Furoate Compared with Mometasona Furoate for the Primary Treatment of Allergic Rhinitis Patients. Value in Health, 14(7): A556

Nuru-Jeter AM, Laveist TA. Racial Segregation, Income Inequality, and Mortality in US Metropolitan Areas Journal of Urban Health. 2011 Apr;88(2):270-82

Pickett-Blakely, O., Bleich, S. N., & Cooper, L. A. (2011). Patient-physician gender concordance and weight-related counseling of obese patients. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 40(6): 616-9.

Purnell TS, Powe NR, Troll M, Wang NY, LaVeist TA, Boulware LE. Donor Designation: Racial and Ethnic Differences in United States Non-Designators Preferred Methods for Disclosing Intent to Donate Organs. Transplant International. Oct;24(10):999-1007. doi: 10.1111/j.1432-2277.2011.01301.x. Epub 2011 Jul 21.

Richard, P., Alexandre, P. K., Lara, A. & Akamigbo, A. (2011) Racial and ethnic disparities in the quality of diabetes care in a nationally representative sample. Preventing chronic disease  8(6):A142. Epub 2011 Oct 17. PMCID: PMC3221581

Rossen, L. M., Pollack, K. M., Curriero, F. C., Shields, T. M., Smart, M. J., Furr-Holden, C. D.M., & Cooley-Strickland, M. (2011). Neighborhood incivilities, perceived neighborhood safety, and walking to school among urban-dwelling children. Journal of Physical Activity & Health, 8(2), 262-271. PMCID:PMC3114557

Shippee, T. P., Ferraro, K. F., & Thorpe, R. J. (2011). Racial disparity in access to cardiac intensive care over 20 years. Ethnicity & Health, 16(2), 145-165. PMCID: PMC3144756

Stark Casagrande, S., Gittelsohn, J., Zonderman, A. B., Evans, M. K., & Gary-Webb, T. L. (2011). Association of walkability with obesity in baltimore city, maryland. American Journal of Public Health, 101 Suppl 1: S318-24. Epub 2010 Dec 16. PMCID: PMC3097303

Whitaker, D., Graham, C., Furr-Holden, C. D., Milam, A., & Latimer, W. (2011). Neighborhood disorder and incarceration history among urban substance users. Journal of Correctional Health Care 17(4): 309-18. Epub 2011 Oct 2.

Wilson-Frederick, S. M., Williams, C. D., Garza, M. A., Navas-Acien, A., Emerson, M. R., Ahmed, S., & Ford, J. G. (2011). Association of secondhand smoke exposure with nicotine dependence among black smokers. Addictive Behaviors, 36(4), 412-415.