E Frank

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Health-related behaviors of women physicians vs other women in the United States
    E Frank
    School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Arch Intern Med 158:342-8. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint Personal and practice-related characteristics of a subsample of US women dermatologists: data from the Women Physicians' Health Study
    E Frank
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Int J Dermatol 40:393-400. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Mortality rates and causes among U.S. physicians
    E Frank
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30303 3219, USA
    Am J Prev Med 19:155-9. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Correlates of physicians' prevention-related practices. Findings from the Women Physicians' Health Study
    E Frank
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Arch Fam Med 9:359-67. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of pregnant vs. non-pregnant women physicians: findings from the women physicians' health study
    E Frank
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, and Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 69:37-46. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint Physician disclosure of healthy personal behaviors improves credibility and ability to motivate
    E Frank
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Arch Fam Med 9:287-90. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Family responsibilities and domestic activities of US women physicians
    E Frank
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30303 3219, USA
    Arch Fam Med 9:134-40. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Self-reported depression and suicide attempts among U.S. women physicians
    E Frank
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 156:1887-94. 1999
  9. ncbi request reprint Religious characteristics of US women physicians
    E Frank
    Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Soc Sci Med 49:1717-22. 1999
  10. ncbi request reprint Contraceptive use by female physicians in the United States
    E Frank
    School of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30303 3219, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 94:666-71. 1999

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  1. ncbi request reprint Health-related behaviors of women physicians vs other women in the United States
    E Frank
    School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Arch Intern Med 158:342-8. 1998
    ..To examine the health-related behaviors of women physicians compared with those of other women of high and not high socioeconomic status and with national goals...
  2. ncbi request reprint Personal and practice-related characteristics of a subsample of US women dermatologists: data from the Women Physicians' Health Study
    E Frank
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Int J Dermatol 40:393-400. 2001
    ..The number of women dermatologists has increased dramatically over the past few decades. Despite this, there have been few studies examining the personal or professional characteristics of women dermatologists practicing in the USA...
  3. ncbi request reprint Mortality rates and causes among U.S. physicians
    E Frank
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30303 3219, USA
    Am J Prev Med 19:155-9. 2000
    ..Physician morbidity and mortality are of interest for several reasons, including the fact that physicians' personal health habits may affect their patient counseling practices...
  4. ncbi request reprint Correlates of physicians' prevention-related practices. Findings from the Women Physicians' Health Study
    E Frank
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Arch Fam Med 9:359-67. 2000
    ..Of the few such variables that have been examined, they have typically only been studied in univariate analyses or in small or otherwise limited populations and have been especially sparsely studied in women physicians...
  5. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of pregnant vs. non-pregnant women physicians: findings from the women physicians' health study
    E Frank
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, and Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 69:37-46. 2000
    ..Knowing pregnant physicians' status is useful for epidemiological and workforce reasons, yet no studies have compared pregnant with same-age, non-pregnant physicians, an especially appropriate comparison group...
  6. ncbi request reprint Physician disclosure of healthy personal behaviors improves credibility and ability to motivate
    E Frank
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Arch Fam Med 9:287-90. 2000
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  7. ncbi request reprint Family responsibilities and domestic activities of US women physicians
    E Frank
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30303 3219, USA
    Arch Fam Med 9:134-40. 2000
    ..DESIGN, SETTING, PARTICIPANTS, AND MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: We report data from respondents (N = 4501) to the Women Physicians' Health Study, a cross-sectional, questionnaire-based study of a stratified random sample of US women MDs...
  8. ncbi request reprint Self-reported depression and suicide attempts among U.S. women physicians
    E Frank
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 156:1887-94. 1999
    ..Although such reports are controversial and are based on small groups (N = 17 to 49 suicides), they are often cited as evidence of a high prevalence of psychopathology among women physicians...
  9. ncbi request reprint Religious characteristics of US women physicians
    E Frank
    Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Soc Sci Med 49:1717-22. 1999
    ..This may be particularly important for physicians practicing with patient populations with different religious affiliations, and in addressing clinical questions with ethical or religious dimensions...
  10. ncbi request reprint Contraceptive use by female physicians in the United States
    E Frank
    School of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30303 3219, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 94:666-71. 1999
    ..Little is known about female physicians' personal contraceptive use, and such usage could influence their prescribing patterns...
  11. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of female obstetrician-gynecologists in the United States
    E Frank
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30303 3219, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 94:659-65. 1999
    ..To describe characteristics of United States female obstetrician-gynecologists, a large and growing group, and to contrast them with other female physicians...
  12. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of harassment among US women physicians
    E Frank
    School of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Arch Intern Med 158:352-8. 1998
    ..Previous published studies have been small, have surveyed only 1 site or a convenience sample, and have suffered from selection bias...
  13. ncbi request reprint Academic versus non-academic women physicians: data from the Women Physicians' Health Study
    E Frank
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30303 3219, USA
    Acad Med 74:553-6. 1999
    ..To help encourage women physicians to enter academe, the authors gathered information about how academic and non-academic women physicians (AWPs and NAWPs) differed demographically, personally, and professionally...
  14. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of women internists
    Erica Frank
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    MedGenMed 4:11. 2002
    ..The authors wished to describe characteristics of US women general and subspecialized internists and to compare them with each other and with other US women physicians...
  15. ncbi request reprint Political self-characterization of US women physicians
    E Frank
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Soc Sci Med 48:1475-81. 1999
    ..8%). US women physicians predominantly bring moderate and liberal voices to political discourse. Organizations that wish to attract US women physician members should consider promoting less conservative policies...
  16. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of women US family physicians
    E Frank
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Arch Fam Med 8:313-8. 1999
    ..There have been no national studies comparing women family physicians (FPs) with other physicians; determining FP characteristics is useful in workforce and health systems planning and may also be of inherent interest to FPs and others...
  17. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation counseling by primary care women physicians: Women Physicians' Health Study
    A Easton
    Office on Smoking and Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Women Health 32:77-91. 2001
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  18. ncbi request reprint Non-primary care physicians and smoking cessation counseling: Women Physicians' Health Study
    A Easton
    Office on Smoking and Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Women Health 34:15-29. 2001
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  19. ncbi request reprint Prevalences and correlates of ethnic harassment in the U.S. Women Physicians' Health Study
    G Corbie-Smith
    Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Acad Med 74:695-701. 1999
    ..To describe lifetime prevalences and correlates of ethnic harassment in U.S. women physicians...
  20. doi request reprint Physical activity habits of doctors and medical students influence their counselling practices
    F Lobelo
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Physical Activity and Health Branch, 4770 Bufford Highway Mailstop K 46, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Br J Sports Med 43:89-92. 2009
    ..Medical schools need to increase the proportion of students adopting and maintaining regular PA habits to increase the rates and quality of future PA counselling delivered by doctors...
  21. pmc The intersection of race, gender, and primary care: results from the Women Physicians' Health Study
    G Corbie Smith
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 92:472-80. 2000
    ..Minority women physicians are more likely to provide primary care services in communities that have been traditionally underserved and may also report higher rates of career dissatisfaction...
  22. ncbi request reprint Natural history and preventative treatment of recurrent mood disorders
    E Frank
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, Pennsylvania 15213 2593, USA
    Annu Rev Med 50:453-68. 1999
    ..Finally, the chapter describes recent advances in the treatment of bipolar disorder...
  23. ncbi request reprint Methodologic concerns in defining lesbian for health research
    D Brogan
    Biostatistics Department, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Epidemiology 12:109-13. 2001
    ..Suggestions and cautions are given to researchers who will add items on sexual orientation to new or ongoing research on women's health...
  24. ncbi request reprint Personal and clinical skin cancer prevention practices of US women physicians
    M Saraiya
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Arch Dermatol 136:633-42. 2000
    ..To document physician clinical and personal skin cancer prevention practices and associated characteristics...
  25. pmc Student loan debt does not predict female physicians' choice of primary care specialty
    E Frank
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30303-3219, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 14:347-50. 1999
    ..79). CONCLUSIONS: Although there may be other reasons for reducing student loan debt, at least among U.S. women physicians, encouraging primary care as a specialty choice may not be a reason for doing so...
  26. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of women pediatricians
    E Frank
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 40:17-26. 2001
    ..Given current emphases on trying to improve U.S. children's health practices, these findings are of concern...
  27. pmc Medical students' self-reported typical counseling practices are similar to those assessed with standardized patients
    E Frank
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    MedGenMed 7:2. 2005
    ..CONCLUSION: Student self-reports regarding patient counseling may be useful when resources are limited, and the purpose is to grossly and anonymously distinguish between higher and lower performers...
  28. pmc Sleep duration is associated with dyslipidemia in patients with bipolar disorder in clinical remission
    I Soreca
    University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, USA
    J Affect Disord 141:484-7. 2012
    ..Our hypothesis is that disturbances in the sleep-wake cycle are an important and under-recognized pathway through which affective disorders lead to increased cardiovascular risk...
  29. ncbi request reprint Treatment recommendations versus treatment realities: recognizing the rift and understanding the consequences
    E Frank
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Penn 15213, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 62:10-5. 2001
    ..Long-term treatment of depression in clinical practice settings may benefit from a closer approximation to the conditions found in clinical trial settings...
  30. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation counseling: training and practice among women pediatricians
    Ann Malarcher
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 41:341-9. 2002
    ..Pediatricians 50-70 years of age were 1.8 times as likely as those 30-39 years of age to perform frequent counseling (p<0.01). Programs to promote smoking cessation training and counseling among pediatricians are needed...
  31. ncbi request reprint Clinical and personal relationships between oral contraceptive and hormone replacement therapy use among US women physicians
    Erica Frank
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Menopause 10:133-41. 2003
    ..To examine relationships between a history of oral contraceptive (OC) use and current use of or intention to use hormone replacement therapy (HRT)...
  32. ncbi request reprint Transgenerational persistence of education as a health risk: findings from the Women Physicians' Health Study
    Erica Frank
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 12:505-12. 2003
    ..Whereas the effect of socioeconomic status (SES) on morbidity and mortality is well known, little is known about its transgenerational persistence...
  33. ncbi request reprint Exercise counseling and personal exercise habits of US women physicians
    Erica Frank
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Am Med Womens Assoc 58:178-84. 2003
    ..This paper examines the personal exercise habits of women physicians and the effect of those habits on how they counsel their patients on exercise...
  34. ncbi request reprint Pro bono work and nonmedical volunteerism among U.S. women physicians
    Erica Frank
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 12:589-98. 2003
    ..We examined data from the Women Physician's Health Study (WPHS), a cross-sectional survey conducted in 1993-1994 of 4501 U.S. women physicians aged 30-70 years...
  35. ncbi request reprint Personal and professional nutrition-related practices of US female physicians
    Erica Frank
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30306, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 75:326-32. 2002
    ..The extent to which female physicians personally and clinically adhere to dietary recommendations is unknown and has implications for patients...
  36. ncbi request reprint Health and professional characteristics of lesbian and heterosexual women physicians
    Donna J Brogan
    Department of Biostatistics, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Am Med Womens Assoc 58:10-9. 2003
    ..To determine whether lesbian and heterosexual female physicians differ on health, professional, and demographic characteristics...
  37. doi request reprint Satisfaction with career choice among US medical students
    Erica Frank
    Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, 5804 Fairview Ave, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3, Canada
    Arch Intern Med 168:1712-6. 2008