KAREN contact FREUND

Summary

Affiliation: Boston University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc National Cancer Institute Patient Navigation Research Program: methods, protocol, and measures
    Karen M Freund
    Women s Health Unit, Department of Medicine, and Women s Health Interdisciplinary Research Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Cancer 113:3391-9. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Disparities by race, ethnicity, and sex in treating acute coronary syndromes
    Karen M Freund
    Evans Department of Medicine, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 21:126-32. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Update in women's health
    Karen M Freund
    Women s Health Unit, Evans Department of Medicine, Boston University Medical Center, 720 Harrison Avenue, Suite 1108, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Ann Intern Med 138:119-27. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Early antidepressant therapy for elderly patients
    Karen M Freund
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Evans Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02118 2334, USA
    Am J Med 114:15-9. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Pre-pregnancy body mass index among pregnant adolescents: gestational weight gain and long-term post partum weight retention
    Natalie Pierre Joseph
    Department of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 21:195-200. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Healthcare preferences among lesbians: a focus group analysis
    Margaret R Seaver
    VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, Massachusetts 02130, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 17:215-25. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Improving follow-up to abnormal breast cancer screening in an urban population. A patient navigation intervention
    Tracy A Battaglia
    Women s Health Unit, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Cancer 109:359-67. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Cancer prevention trials and primary care physicians: factors associated with recommending trial enrollment
    Tracy A Battaglia
    Women s Health Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Evans Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, 720 Harrison Avenue, DOB Suite 1108, Boston, MA 02118 2334, USA
    Cancer Detect Prev 30:34-7. 2006
  9. pmc Pap smear rates among Haitian immigrant women in eastern Massachusetts
    Eric H Green
    Women s Health Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Evans Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Public Health Rep 120:133-9. 2005
  10. pmc Mammography use
    Michele M David
    Haitian Health Institute, Boston Medical Center, MA, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 97:253-61. 2005

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Publications21

  1. pmc National Cancer Institute Patient Navigation Research Program: methods, protocol, and measures
    Karen M Freund
    Women s Health Unit, Department of Medicine, and Women s Health Interdisciplinary Research Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Cancer 113:3391-9. 2008
    ..To overcome these limitations, a 9-site National Cancer Institute Patient Navigation Research Program (PNRP) was initiated...
  2. doi request reprint Disparities by race, ethnicity, and sex in treating acute coronary syndromes
    Karen M Freund
    Evans Department of Medicine, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 21:126-32. 2012
    ..Our objective was to determine if racial/ethnic and sex differences in the use of coronary revascularization persist in a more recent cohort...
  3. ncbi request reprint Update in women's health
    Karen M Freund
    Women s Health Unit, Evans Department of Medicine, Boston University Medical Center, 720 Harrison Avenue, Suite 1108, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Ann Intern Med 138:119-27. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Early antidepressant therapy for elderly patients
    Karen M Freund
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Evans Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02118 2334, USA
    Am J Med 114:15-9. 2003
    ..We studied factors affecting the management of depression in older patients, especially the use of early antidepressant therapy...
  5. ncbi request reprint Pre-pregnancy body mass index among pregnant adolescents: gestational weight gain and long-term post partum weight retention
    Natalie Pierre Joseph
    Department of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 21:195-200. 2008
    ..To determine the relationship between adolescents' pre-pregnancy body mass index (BMI), and gestational weight gain and postpartum weight retention...
  6. doi request reprint Healthcare preferences among lesbians: a focus group analysis
    Margaret R Seaver
    VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, Massachusetts 02130, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 17:215-25. 2008
    ..The healthcare needs of lesbians are not well understood. We sought to characterize lesbians' experiences with, and preferences for, women's healthcare...
  7. ncbi request reprint Improving follow-up to abnormal breast cancer screening in an urban population. A patient navigation intervention
    Tracy A Battaglia
    Women s Health Unit, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Cancer 109:359-67. 2007
    ..003). Our data suggest a benefit of patient navigators in reducing delay in breast cancer care for poor and minority populations. Cancer 2007. (c) 2006 American Cancer Society...
  8. ncbi request reprint Cancer prevention trials and primary care physicians: factors associated with recommending trial enrollment
    Tracy A Battaglia
    Women s Health Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Evans Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, 720 Harrison Avenue, DOB Suite 1108, Boston, MA 02118 2334, USA
    Cancer Detect Prev 30:34-7. 2006
    ..To explore the willingness of primary care providers (PCPs) to encourage enrollment of patients into cancer prevention trials...
  9. pmc Pap smear rates among Haitian immigrant women in eastern Massachusetts
    Eric H Green
    Women s Health Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Evans Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Public Health Rep 120:133-9. 2005
    ..S., this study was designed to examine self-reported Pap smear screening rates for Haitian immigrant women and compare them to rates for women of other ethnicities...
  10. pmc Mammography use
    Michele M David
    Haitian Health Institute, Boston Medical Center, MA, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 97:253-61. 2005
    ..The goal of this study was to compare mammography use in Haitian women versus that of other racial/ethnic groups in the same neighborhoods and to identify factors associated with mammography use in subpopulations that are seldom studied...
  11. ncbi request reprint Effect of patient gender on late-life depression management
    Susan M Frayne
    Center for Health Care Evaluation, VA Palo Alto Healthcare System, and Stanford University, Palo Alto, California 94025, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 13:919-25. 2004
    ..To determine whether patient gender influences physicians' management of late-life major depression in older and younger elderly patients...
  12. ncbi request reprint Sexual minority women's coping and psychological adjustment after a diagnosis of breast cancer
    Ulrike Boehmer
    Department of Health Services, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 14:214-24. 2005
    ..To determine factors that influence sexual minority women's coping responses and adjustment to breast cancer...
  13. pmc Inadequate follow-up for abnormal Pap smears in an urban population
    Neeraja B Peterson
    Women s Health Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Evans Department of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 95:825-32. 2003
    ..To determine the factors associated with inadequate follow-up for abnormal Pap smears among a cohort of Boston women from urban academic clinics...
  14. pmc Patient navigation: state of the art or is it science?
    Kristen J Wells
    Department of Health Outcomes and Behavior, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA
    Cancer 113:1999-2010. 2008
    ..Although cancer-related patient navigation interventions are being adopted increasingly across the United States and Canada, further research will be necessary to evaluate their efficacy and cost-effectiveness in improving cancer care...
  15. ncbi request reprint Depression management in medical clinics: does healthcare sector make a difference?
    Susan M Frayne
    VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston University, Boston, Mass, USA
    Am J Med Qual 19:28-36. 2004
    ..Access to mental health services may prove valuable in the campaign to increase physician adherence to depression clinical guidelines...
  16. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial correlates of exercise in women with self-reported depressive symptoms
    Lynette L Craft
    Dept of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Phys Act Health 5:469-80. 2008
    ..Exercise effectively reduces symptoms of depression. However, correlates of regular exercise in depressed women are unknown. This study assessed psychosocial determinants of exercise in a sample of women with depressive symptoms...
  17. ncbi request reprint Intervention study of exercise for depressive symptoms in women
    Lynette L Craft
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:1499-509. 2007
    ..Our objectives were to (1) compare two exercise programs, varying in their degree of structure, on improvements in physical activity and (2) compare the two exercise interventions on depressive symptoms, body composition, and fitness...
  18. ncbi request reprint Breast reconstruction following mastectomy for breast cancer: the decisions of sexual minority women
    Ulrike Boehmer
    Department of Health Services, Boston University School of Public Health, MA, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 119:464-72. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study is to explore which issues sexual minority women considered when making decisions on reconstructive surgery and to understand the influence and perspectives of these women's most important support persons...
  19. ncbi request reprint The effect of a primary care exercise intervention for rural women
    Bonnie J Sherman
    The Women s Health Unit, Evans Department of Medicine, and the Women s Health Interdisciplinary Research Center, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Prev Med 44:198-201. 2007
    ..Rural women have limited exercise opportunities and significant barriers to engaging in physical activity. This study assessed the effect of a brief primary care based walking intervention in rural women...
  20. ncbi request reprint Support providers of sexual minority women with breast cancer: who they are and how they impact the breast cancer experience
    Ulrike Boehmer
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
    J Psychosom Res 59:307-14. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to identify the factors associated with adjustment to breast cancer among sexual minority women with breast cancer and their support person...
  21. ncbi request reprint A qualitative evaluation of the National Centers of Excellence in Women's Health Program
    Robert M Goodman
    Department of Community Health Sciences, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane Xavier Universities, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Womens Health Issues 12:291-308. 2002
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Research Grants7

  1. "Patient Navigation in the SafetyNet: CONNECTeDD"
    Karen Freund; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..this study will inform the design of a generalizable standard, effective and cost efficient patient navigation model that will eliminate barriers to timely, quality cancer care among racial/ethnic minority and lower income populations ..
  2. BU Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's Health
    Karen Freund; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The Program will also conduct an annual external evaluation of scholar's and mentor's BIRCWH experiences for suggested improvements. ..
  3. BU Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's Health
    Karen Freund; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The Program will also conduct an annual external evaluation of scholar's and mentor's BIRCWH experiences for suggested improvements. ..
  4. "Patient Navigation in the SafetyNet: CONNECTeDD"
    Karen Freund; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..this study will inform the design of a generalizable standard, effective and cost efficient patient navigation model that will eliminate barriers to timely, quality cancer care among racial/ethnic minority and lower income populations ..
  5. Longitudinal Follow-up to the National Faculty Survey
    Karen Freund; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..S. medical schools. Our results will assist policy makers and academic leaders in developing programs and policies that will eliminate inequities in career advancement. ..
  6. Longitudinal Follow-up to the National Faculty Survey
    KAREN contact FREUND; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..S. medical schools. Our results will assist policy makers and academic leaders in developing programs and policies that will eliminate inequities in career advancement. ..