Rachel Wildman

Summary

Affiliation: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Utility of the metabolic syndrome diagnosis: can home blood pressures help settle the debate?
    Rachel P Wildman
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, Bronx, New York, USA
    Am J Hypertens 21:486. 2008
  2. pmc Associations of endogenous sex hormones with the vasculature in menopausal women: the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation (SWAN)
    Rachel P Wildman
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Menopause 15:414-21. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Adipocytokine and ghrelin levels in relation to cardiovascular disease risk factors in women at midlife: longitudinal associations
    R P Wildman
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 32:740-8. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Trends in overweight and obesity in Chinese adults: between 1991 and 1999-2000
    Rachel P Wildman
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:1448-53. 2008
  5. doi request reprint The obese without cardiometabolic risk factor clustering and the normal weight with cardiometabolic risk factor clustering: prevalence and correlates of 2 phenotypes among the US population (NHANES 1999-2004)
    Rachel P Wildman
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Ave, Belfer Building, Room 1309, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1617-24. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Healthy obesity
    Rachel P Wildman
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 12:438-43. 2009
  7. pmc High-molecular-weight adiponectin and incident ischemic stroke in postmenopausal women: a Women's Health Initiative Study
    Alexandra D Ogorodnikova
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Stroke 41:1376-81. 2010
  8. pmc Cardiovascular risk factor variation within a Hispanic cohort: SWAN, the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation
    Carol A Derby
    Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine 1165 Morris Park Avenue, Rousso 336, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Ethn Dis 20:396-402. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Alcohol consumption and the risk of coronary heart disease in postmenopausal women with diabetes: Women's Health Initiative Observational Study
    Swapnil N Rajpathak
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Eur J Nutr 49:211-8. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Hepatocyte growth factor and the risk of ischemic stroke developing among postmenopausal women: results from the Women's Health Initiative
    Swapnil N Rajpathak
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Stroke 41:857-62. 2010

Detail Information

Publications41

  1. ncbi request reprint Utility of the metabolic syndrome diagnosis: can home blood pressures help settle the debate?
    Rachel P Wildman
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, Bronx, New York, USA
    Am J Hypertens 21:486. 2008
  2. pmc Associations of endogenous sex hormones with the vasculature in menopausal women: the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation (SWAN)
    Rachel P Wildman
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Menopause 15:414-21. 2008
    ..As associations between endogenous sex hormones and the vasculature are not well characterized, the objective was to examine the cross-sectional associations of menopausal status and endogenous sex hormones with vascular characteristics...
  3. doi request reprint Adipocytokine and ghrelin levels in relation to cardiovascular disease risk factors in women at midlife: longitudinal associations
    R P Wildman
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 32:740-8. 2008
    ..There are limited data concerning the relationships between changes in adipocytokines and cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors...
  4. doi request reprint Trends in overweight and obesity in Chinese adults: between 1991 and 1999-2000
    Rachel P Wildman
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:1448-53. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate trends in BMI and the prevalence of overweight (BMI > or = 25 kg/m(2)) and obesity (BMI > or = 30 kg/m(2)) between 1991 and 1999-2000 among Chinese adults...
  5. doi request reprint The obese without cardiometabolic risk factor clustering and the normal weight with cardiometabolic risk factor clustering: prevalence and correlates of 2 phenotypes among the US population (NHANES 1999-2004)
    Rachel P Wildman
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Ave, Belfer Building, Room 1309, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1617-24. 2008
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Healthy obesity
    Rachel P Wildman
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 12:438-43. 2009
    ..The epidemiology of the healthy obese phenotype is presented, including associated risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), and potential biologic mechanisms which may give rise to the phenotype are discussed...
  7. pmc High-molecular-weight adiponectin and incident ischemic stroke in postmenopausal women: a Women's Health Initiative Study
    Alexandra D Ogorodnikova
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Stroke 41:1376-81. 2010
    ..Although low levels of adiponectin are associated with coronary heart disease and cardiovascular disease risk factors, it is unclear whether adiponectin levels are related to the risk of developing ischemic stroke...
  8. pmc Cardiovascular risk factor variation within a Hispanic cohort: SWAN, the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation
    Carol A Derby
    Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine 1165 Morris Park Avenue, Rousso 336, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Ethn Dis 20:396-402. 2010
    ..Our goal was to examine the association of cardiovascular risk factors with country of origin and acculturation in a cohort of middle-aged Hispanic women...
  9. doi request reprint Alcohol consumption and the risk of coronary heart disease in postmenopausal women with diabetes: Women's Health Initiative Observational Study
    Swapnil N Rajpathak
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Eur J Nutr 49:211-8. 2010
    ..The aim of this study is to evaluate the association between the frequency and quantity of alcohol intake and the risk of developing CHD among postmenopausal women with diabetes...
  10. doi request reprint Hepatocyte growth factor and the risk of ischemic stroke developing among postmenopausal women: results from the Women's Health Initiative
    Swapnil N Rajpathak
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Stroke 41:857-62. 2010
    ..However, there have been no prospective studies examining the relationship between HGF levels and risk of stroke...
  11. pmc Empirical derivation to improve the definition of the metabolic syndrome in the evaluation of cardiovascular disease risk
    Rachel P Wildman
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:746-8. 2011
    ..To examine whether a quantitatively derived metabolic syndrome definition predicts incident cardiovascular disease (CVD) events better than do existing definitions...
  12. ncbi request reprint Elevated risk of type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome among Asians and south Asians: results from the 2004 New York City HANES
    Swapnil N Rajpathak
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Ethn Dis 20:225-30. 2010
    ..We estimated prevalence of diabetes (DM), metabolic syndrome (MS) and impaired fasting glucose (IFG), by race/ethnicity and by Asian subgroup...
  13. doi request reprint Trends and disparities in provider diagnosis of overweight analysis of NHANES 1999-2004
    Nichola J Davis
    Department of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, North Bronx Health Care Network, Bronx, New York, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:2110-3. 2009
    ..6 (95% CI, 0.4-0.8) and for Mexican Americans was 0.7 (95% CI, 0.4-1.0) compared to non-Hispanic whites. Reasons for this disparity warrant further investigation...
  14. ncbi request reprint Measures of adiposity and cardiovascular disease risk factors
    Andy Menke
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:785-95. 2007
    ..To determine which of five measures of adiposity maintains the strongest association with cardiovascular disease risk factors...
  15. ncbi request reprint Relation between depressive symptoms and common carotid artery atherosclerosis in American persons > or =65 years of age
    Mohammed F Faramawi
    Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Am J Cardiol 99:1610-3. 2007
    ..In conclusion, these data indicate that depressive symptoms are associated with the development of atherosclerosis in subjects aged > or =65 years...
  16. ncbi request reprint Major causes of death among men and women in China
    Jiang He
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    N Engl J Med 353:1124-34. 2005
    ..We studied the major causes of death and modifiable risk factors in a nationally representative cohort of 169,871 men and women 40 years of age and older in China...
  17. pmc Change in adipocytokines and ghrelin with menopause
    MaryFran R Sowers
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI, United States
    Maturitas 59:149-57. 2008
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  18. doi request reprint Progression of carotid intima-media thickness and plaque in women with systemic lupus erythematosus
    Trina Thompson
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 58:835-42. 2008
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  19. doi request reprint Indices of abdominal obesity are better discriminators of cardiovascular risk factors than BMI: a meta-analysis
    Crystal Man Ying Lee
    Nutrition and Lifestyle Division, The George Institute for International Health, University of Sydney, PO Box M 201, Missenden Road, Sydney NSW 2050, Australia
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:646-53. 2008
    ..To determine which simple index of overweight and obesity is the best discriminator of cardiovascular risk factors...
  20. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of isolated systolic and isolated diastolic hypertension subtypes in China
    Jianfeng Huang
    Cardiovascular Institute, Fu Wai Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, People s Republic of China
    Am J Hypertens 17:955-62. 2004
    ..The prevalence of ISH versus other hypertension subtypes in the general Chinese adult population is not known...
  21. ncbi request reprint Incidence and predictors of hypertension over 8 years among Chinese men and women
    Dongfeng Gu
    The Cardiovascular Institute and Fu Wai Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, PR China
    J Hypertens 25:517-23. 2007
    ..To determine the 8-year incidence of hypertension and its risk factors among Chinese adults...
  22. ncbi request reprint Relation of borderline peripheral arterial disease to cardiovascular disease risk
    Andy Menke
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Am J Cardiol 98:1226-30. 2006
    ..In conclusion, subjects with a low-normal ABI or with borderline PAD need screening for CVD risk factors, and interventions may be appropriate to prevent cardiovascular events...
  23. ncbi request reprint Trends in blood pressure among children and adolescents
    Paul Muntner
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    JAMA 291:2107-13. 2004
    ..The prevalence of overweight among children and adolescents increased between 1988 and 2000. The change in blood pressure among children and adolescents over that time and the role of overweight is unknown...
  24. ncbi request reprint Segment-specific effects of cardiovascular risk factors on carotid artery intima-medial thickness in women at midlife
    Laura L Schott
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, 127 Parran Hall, 130 DeSoto Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 24:1951-6. 2004
    ..We investigated associations between segment-specific carotid intima-medial thickness (IMT) and cardiovascular risk factors collected before menopause for insight into mechanisms of atherosclerosis development...
  25. ncbi request reprint A dietary and exercise intervention slows menopause-associated progression of subclinical atherosclerosis as measured by intima-media thickness of the carotid arteries
    Rachel P Wildman
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 44:579-85. 2004
    ..The object of this study was to assess the effects of menopause and a diet/exercise intervention on subclinical atherosclerosis progression...
  26. ncbi request reprint Appropriate body mass index and waist circumference cutoffs for categorization of overweight and central adiposity among Chinese adults
    Rachel P Wildman
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:1129-36. 2004
    ..Recent data suggest that current overweight and central adiposity guidelines based on Western populations are not appropriate for Asian populations. The published data among Chinese are insufficient to address this issue...
  27. ncbi request reprint Association between inflammation and insulin resistance in U.S. nondiabetic adults: results from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Jing Chen
    Department of Medicine, Tulane University School of Medicine, 1430 Tulane Ave, SL45, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Diabetes Care 27:2960-5. 2004
    ..These findings indicate that elevated levels of inflammatory markers are positively and independently associated with insulin resistance. Further studies should examine the potential causal effect of inflammation on insulin resistance...
  28. ncbi request reprint Obesity is associated with larger arterial diameters in Caucasian and African-American young adults
    Rachel P Wildman
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Diabetes Care 27:2997-9. 2004
  29. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular risk factors associated with enlarged diameter of the abdominal aortic and iliac arteries in healthy women
    Ami S Patel
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, 127 Parran Hall, 130 DeSoto Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Atherosclerosis 178:311-7. 2005
    ..Women at mid-life should continue to be targeted for weight interventions to reduce their risk for more serious cardiovascular complications...
  30. ncbi request reprint Sex-hormone-binding globulin and the free androgen index are related to cardiovascular risk factors in multiethnic premenopausal and perimenopausal women enrolled in the Study of Women Across the Nation (SWAN)
    Kim Sutton-Tyrrell
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, 127 Parran Hall 130 DeSoto St, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Circulation 111:1242-9. 2005
    ..Recent clinical trials have shifted attention away from estrogens and toward androgens and sex hormone-binding globulin (SHBG) as potential mediators of increasing cardiovascular (CV) risk in women at midlife...
  31. ncbi request reprint Alcohol intake and hypertension subtypes in Chinese men
    Rachel P Wildman
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    J Hypertens 23:737-43. 2005
    ..To examine the associations between alcohol intake and isolated systolic hypertension (ISH), systolic-diastolic hypertension (SDH), and isolated diastolic hypertension (IDH)...
  32. ncbi request reprint [Prevalence of isolated systolic hypertension in Chinese adult population]
    Jian feng Huang
    Department of Population Genetics and Prevention, Fuwai Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing 100037, China
    Zhonghua Yu Fang Yi Xue Za Zhi 39:7-10. 2005
    ..To evaluate prevalence of isolated systolic hypertension and other subtypes of hypertension, as well as their distribution in Chinese adults...
  33. ncbi request reprint Relationship between HbA1c level and peripheral arterial disease
    Paul Muntner
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University SPHTM, 1430 Tulane Ave, SL 18 New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:1981-7. 2005
    ..We sought to evaluate the association of HbA(1c) (A1C) with peripheral arterial disease in a representative sample of the U.S. population with and without diabetes...
  34. pmc Prevalence of physical activity among Chinese adults: results from the International Collaborative Study of Cardiovascular Disease in Asia
    Paul Muntner
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University SPHTM, 1430 Tulane Ave, SL 18, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:1631-6. 2005
    ..Therefore, we assessed overall, work-related, and leisure-time physical activity in a representative sample of Chinese adults, aged 35 to 74 years, using data from the International Collaborative Study of Cardiovascular Disease in Asia...
  35. ncbi request reprint Relation of inflammation to peripheral arterial disease in the national health and nutrition examination survey, 1999-2002
    Rachel P Wildman
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Am J Cardiol 96:1579-83. 2005
    ..26 (95% CI 1.69 to 6.28) for current smokers versus 0.83 (95% CI 0.51 to 1.35) for never smokers (p interaction=0.006). In conclusion, in the general United States adult population, inflammation is independently associated with PAD...
  36. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of decreased kidney function in Chinese adults aged 35 to 74 years
    Jing Chen
    Department of Medicine, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Kidney Int 68:2837-45. 2005
    ..Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a major public health burden in Western countries but little is known about its impact in developing countries. We estimated the prevalence and absolute burden of CKD in the general adult population in China...
  37. ncbi request reprint Are waist circumference and body mass index independently associated with cardiovascular disease risk in Chinese adults?
    Rachel P Wildman
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 82:1195-202. 2005
    ..In Western populations, waist circumference (WC) is more predictive of cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk than is body mass index (BMI). It is unclear whether the same is true in Asian populations...
  38. ncbi request reprint Trends in the prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control of cardiovascular disease risk factors among noninstitutionalized patients with a history of myocardial infarction and stroke
    Paul Muntner
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 163:913-20. 2006
    ..20). The number of US myocardial infarction and stroke survivors increased between 1988-1994 and 1999-2002, and substantial improvements occurred in the awareness, treatment, and control of high LDL cholesterol in this population...
  39. ncbi request reprint Lipoprotein levels are associated with incident hypertension in older adults
    Rachel P Wildman
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:916-21. 2004
    ..To determine the relationship between baseline measures of serum lipoproteins and incident hypertension in older adults...
  40. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and risk for stroke among Chinese men
    Lydia A Bazzano
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112 2715, USA
    Ann Neurol 62:569-78. 2007
    ..Stroke is a leading cause of death and long-term disability in China. The objective of this study was to examine the relation between alcohol consumption and risk for stroke among Chinese men...
  41. ncbi request reprint Measures of obesity are associated with vascular stiffness in young and older adults
    Rachel P Wildman
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Hypertension 42:468-73. 2003
    ..The strength of the association, the early age at which it appears, and the prevalence of obesity among the young warn of substantially increased cardiovascular disease incidence as this cohort ages...

Research Grants9

  1. The Epidemiology of Obesity Metabolism in the Menopausal Transition
    Rachel Wildman; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  2. Obesity subtypes, adiponectin and incident stroke among postmenopausal women
    Rachel Wildman; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Therefore, this application could have a significant impact on stroke prevention as it relates to appropriate treatment indications for obesity. ..
  3. The Epidemiology of Obesity Metabolism in the Menopausal Transition
    Rachel Wildman; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  4. Ectopic Fat, Adipocytokines, and Atherosclerosis in Postmenopausal Women
    Rachel Wildman; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This, in turn, should lead to targeting of prevention and treatment efforts to those women (lean or obese) with the greatest risk of CVD in a manner tailored to their individual metabolic and adipose tissue profiles. ..
  5. The Epidemiology of Obesity Metabolism in the Menopausal Transition
    Rachel P Wildman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  6. Ectopic Fat, Adipocytokines, and Atherosclerosis in Postmenopausal Women
    Rachel P Wildman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This, in turn, should lead to targeting of prevention and treatment efforts to those women (lean or obese) with the greatest risk of CVD in a manner tailored to their individual metabolic and adipose tissue profiles. ..