Moonseong Heo

Summary

Affiliation: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Inverse association between fruit and vegetable intake and BMI even after controlling for demographic, socioeconomic and lifestyle factors
    Moonseong Heo
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Obes Facts 4:449-55. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Optimal scaling of weight and waist circumference to height for maximal association with DXA-measured total body fat mass by sex, age and race/ethnicity
    M Heo
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 37:1154-60. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Percentage of body fat cutoffs by sex, age, and race-ethnicity in the US adult population from NHANES 1999-2004
    Moonseong Heo
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 95:594-602. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Obesity and functional impairment: influence of comorbidity, joint pain, and mental health
    Moonseong Heo
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:2030-8. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Sample sizes required to detect two-way and three-way interactions involving slope differences in mixed-effects linear models
    Moonseong Heo
    Division of Biostatistics, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    J Biopharm Stat 20:787-802. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Total body potassium differs by sex and race across the adult age span
    Qing He
    Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, and Institute of Human Nutrition, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY 1025, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 78:72-7. 2003
  7. pmc Adverse events in an integrated home-based treatment program for MDR-TB and HIV in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
    James C M Brust
    Department of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY Philanjalo and Church of Scotland Hospital, Tugela Ferry, South Africa Centre for the AIDS Programme of Research in South Africa CAPRISA, Durban, South Africa Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY Health Systems Research Unit, Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa Department of Medicine, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa Departments of Medicine and Epidemiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT Department of Epidemiology, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 62:436-40. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Scaling of weight for height in relation to risk of cancer at different sites in a cohort of Canadian women
    Geoffrey C Kabat
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 177:93-101. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Waist circumference and obesity-associated risk factors among whites in the third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey: clinical action thresholds
    Shankuan Zhu
    New York Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, Institute of Human Nutrition, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 76:743-9. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Obesity and quality of life: mediating effects of pain and comorbidities
    Moonseong Heo
    Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University College of Physicians, New York, New York, USA
    Obes Res 11:209-16. 2003

Detail Information

Publications34

  1. pmc Inverse association between fruit and vegetable intake and BMI even after controlling for demographic, socioeconomic and lifestyle factors
    Moonseong Heo
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Obes Facts 4:449-55. 2011
    ..We also sought to identify moderating factors...
  2. doi request reprint Optimal scaling of weight and waist circumference to height for maximal association with DXA-measured total body fat mass by sex, age and race/ethnicity
    M Heo
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 37:1154-60. 2013
    ..Establishing values for x would provide the information needed to create optimum anthropometric surrogate measures of adiposity...
  3. doi request reprint Percentage of body fat cutoffs by sex, age, and race-ethnicity in the US adult population from NHANES 1999-2004
    Moonseong Heo
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 95:594-602. 2012
    ..To date, there is no consensus regarding adult cutoffs of percentage of body fat or estimated cutoffs on the basis of nationally representative samples with rigorous body-composition measurements...
  4. doi request reprint Obesity and functional impairment: influence of comorbidity, joint pain, and mental health
    Moonseong Heo
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:2030-8. 2010
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Sample sizes required to detect two-way and three-way interactions involving slope differences in mixed-effects linear models
    Moonseong Heo
    Division of Biostatistics, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    J Biopharm Stat 20:787-802. 2010
    ..Simulations are presented that verify the sample size estimates for two-way and three-way interactions...
  6. ncbi request reprint Total body potassium differs by sex and race across the adult age span
    Qing He
    Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, and Institute of Human Nutrition, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY 1025, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 78:72-7. 2003
    ..Total body potassium (TBK) is an index of fat-free mass. Data describing changes in TBK in African American, Asian, or Hispanic populations have not been reported...
  7. pmc Adverse events in an integrated home-based treatment program for MDR-TB and HIV in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
    James C M Brust
    Department of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY Philanjalo and Church of Scotland Hospital, Tugela Ferry, South Africa Centre for the AIDS Programme of Research in South Africa CAPRISA, Durban, South Africa Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY Health Systems Research Unit, Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa Department of Medicine, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa Departments of Medicine and Epidemiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT Department of Epidemiology, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 62:436-40. 2013
    ..Patients receiving concurrent antiretroviral therapy did not experience AEs more frequently than those on MDR-TB therapy alone. Concurrent treatment for MDR-TB/HIV can be safely administered in a home-based care setting...
  8. doi request reprint Scaling of weight for height in relation to risk of cancer at different sites in a cohort of Canadian women
    Geoffrey C Kabat
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 177:93-101. 2013
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Waist circumference and obesity-associated risk factors among whites in the third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey: clinical action thresholds
    Shankuan Zhu
    New York Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, Institute of Human Nutrition, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 76:743-9. 2002
    ..Waist circumference (WC) is strongly linked to obesity-associated risks. However, currently proposed WC risk thresholds are not based on associations with obesity-related risk factors but rather with body mass index (BMI; in kg/m(2))...
  10. ncbi request reprint Obesity and quality of life: mediating effects of pain and comorbidities
    Moonseong Heo
    Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University College of Physicians, New York, New York, USA
    Obes Res 11:209-16. 2003
    ..To estimate the association between body mass index (BMI) and health-related quality of life (HRQL) and examine whether joint pain and obesity-related comorbidities mediate the BMI-HRQL association...
  11. ncbi request reprint Body fat and risk of colorectal cancer among postmenopausal women
    Geoffrey C Kabat
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 24:1197-205. 2013
    ..In view of the limited number of cases, we cannot rule out the existence of weak associations of these measures with risk of colorectal cancer...
  12. pmc Evaluation of a community-based weight management program for predominantly severely obese, difficult-to-reach, inner-city minority adolescents
    Jessica Rieder
    Children s Hospital at Montefiore, Department of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Child Obes 9:292-304. 2013
    ..Few interventions targeting severely obese minority youth have been implemented in community-based settings. We evaluate a 9-month multicomponent, community-based program for obese, inner-city adolescents...
  13. doi request reprint Adult stature and risk of cancer at different anatomic sites in a cohort of postmenopausal women
    Geoffrey C Kabat
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:1353-63. 2013
    ..Prospective studies in Western and Asian populations suggest that height is a risk factor for various cancers. However, few studies have explored potential confounding or effect modification of the association by other factors...
  14. pmc A comparison of the polytomous logistic regression and joint cox proportional hazards models for evaluating multiple disease subtypes in prospective cohort studies
    Xiaonan Xue
    Division of Biostatistics, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:275-85. 2013
    ..However, the validity, accuracy, and efficiency of this approach for prospective cohort studies have not been formally evaluated...
  15. ncbi request reprint Is percentage body fat differentially related to body mass index in Hispanic Americans, African Americans, and European Americans?
    Jose R Fernandez
    Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital and the Institute of Human Nutrition, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 77:71-5. 2003
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Associations of body mass index and anthropometric indicators of fat mass and fat free mass with all-cause mortality among women in the first and second National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys follow-up studies
    Shankuan Zhu
    New York Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, Institute of Human Nutrition, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 13:286-93. 2003
    ..This study tests whether fat mass (FM) and fat free mass (FFM) have opposite associations with mortality in a nationally representative sample of females...
  17. doi request reprint Sample size requirement to detect an intervention effect at the end of follow-up in a longitudinal cluster randomized trial
    Moonseong Heo
    Division of Biostatistics, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, U S A
    Stat Med 29:382-90. 2010
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Weight criticism during physical activity, coping skills, and reported physical activity in children
    Myles S Faith
    Obesity Research Center, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10025, USA
    Pediatrics 110:e23. 2002
    ..National health guidelines advocate increased physical activity in children and adolescents, but specific goals are not being achieved. Data are needed on variables that influence children's decision to be active or sedentary...
  19. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of depression assessment intervention in home health care
    Martha L Bruce
    Department of Psychiatry, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, White Plains, New York, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1793-800. 2007
    ..To determine whether an educational intervention would improve depression assessment and appropriate referral. Secondary analyses tested whether referral led to depression improvement...
  20. pmc Sample size requirements to detect an intervention by time interaction in longitudinal cluster randomized clinical trials
    Moonseong Heo
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Stat Med 28:1017-27. 2009
    ..A simulation study confirmed that theoretical power estimates based on the derived formulae are nearly identical to empirical estimates...
  21. pmc Body fat and breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women: a longitudinal study
    Thomas E Rohan
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    J Cancer Epidemiol 2013:754815. 2013
    ..97, 1.45-2.68), waist circumference (1.97, 1.46-2.65), and waist : hip ratio (1.91, 1.41-2.58)) were all strongly, positively associated with risk and did not differ from DXA-derived measures in prediction of risk...
  22. pmc Lack of sustained improvement in adherence or viral load following a directly observed antiretroviral therapy intervention
    Karina M Berg
    Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 53:936-43. 2011
    ..We sought to determine whether the beneficial effects of DOT remain after DOT is discontinued...
  23. ncbi request reprint Statistical power of multiplicity adjustment strategies for correlated binary endpoints
    Andrew C Leon
    Department of Psychiatry, Weill Cornell Medical College, Box 140, 525 East 68th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Stat Med 26:1712-23. 2007
    ..50; whereas the James procedure provides more statistical power with higher rho, the common correlation among the multiple outcomes. A study of gender differences in New York City homicides is used to illustrate the approaches...
  24. doi request reprint Adult height in relation to risk of cancer in a cohort of Canadian women
    Geoffrey C Kabat
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Int J Cancer 132:1125-32. 2013
    ..51 (95% CI: 1.27-1.80) for melanoma. Our study provides strong support for a positive association of adult height with risk of certain cancers. The underlying biological mechanisms are not clear but may differ by anatomic site...
  25. ncbi request reprint Age and ratings of manic psychopathology
    Robert C Young
    Institute of Geriatric Psychiatry, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Bipolar Disord 9:301-4. 2007
    ..e., Sexual Interest, Increased Activity-Energy, Speech--Rate and Amount, and Disruptive-Aggressive Behavior...
  26. doi request reprint Design characteristics that influence attrition in geriatric antidepressant trials: meta-analysis
    Moonseong Heo
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 24:990-1001. 2009
    ..To identify study-level and treatment group-level characteristics that are associated with attrition in antidepressant trials for the depressed elderly...
  27. pmc Chest radiograph findings and time to culture conversion in patients with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis and HIV in Tugela Ferry, South Africa
    James C M Brust
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e73975. 2013
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Sample size determination for three-level randomized clinical trials with randomization at the first or second level
    Melissa J Fazzari
    a Department of Biostatistics, Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, New York, USA
    J Biopharm Stat 24:579-99. 2014
    ....
  29. pmc Yield of contact investigations in households of patients with drug-resistant tuberculosis: systematic review and meta-analysis
    N Sarita Shah
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York
    Clin Infect Dis 58:381-91. 2014
    ..Household contact investigation around drug-resistant tuberculosis patients is a high-yield intervention for detection of drug-resistant tuberculosis and prevention of ongoing transmission. ..
  30. pmc CD8+ T cells and risk for bacterial pneumonia and all-cause mortality among HIV-infected women
    Shruti K Gohil
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 60:191-8. 2012
    ..This risk is present across all CD4(+) T-cell levels (TCLs), suggesting that additional factors govern susceptibility. This study examines CD8(+) TCLs and risk for HIV-associated bacterial pneumonia and all-cause mortality...
  31. pmc Low use of opioid risk reduction strategies in primary care even for high risk patients with chronic pain
    Joanna L Starrels
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, 111 E 210th Street, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:958-64. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that physicians employ opioid risk reduction strategies more frequently in higher risk patients...
  32. ncbi request reprint Power and sample sizes for linkage with extreme sampling under an oligogenic model for quantitative traits
    Moonseong Heo
    New York Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Behav Genet 32:23-36. 2002
    ..However, power to detect a locus with the lesser (in magnitude) displacement effect does not necessarily increase with extremity of sampling. Combinations of extreme discordant and extreme concordant sibling pairs are briefly discussed...
  33. doi request reprint Effects on cognitive performance of eating compared with omitting breakfast in elementary schoolchildren
    Tanja V E Kral
    Department of Biobehavioral Health Sciences, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing and Perelman School of Medicine, 428 Curie Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 33:9-16. 2012
    ..The objective of this laboratory-based pilot study was to test the effects of consuming, compared with omitting, breakfast across 6 cognitive domains and on levels of perceived energy and well-being...
  34. pmc Remission in depressed geriatric primary care patients: a report from the PROSPECT study
    George S Alexopoulos
    Department of Psychiatry, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 162:718-24. 2005
    ..In addition, it sought to identify risk factors for nonremission that could guide treatment planning and referral to care managers or specialists...