Deborah E Polk

Summary

Affiliation: Carnegie Mellon University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Hostility explains some of the discrepancy between daytime ambulatory and clinic blood pressures
    Deborah E Polk
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Health Psychol 21:202-6. 2002
  2. pmc Demographic, socioeconomic, and behavioral factors affecting patterns of tooth decay in the permanent dentition: principal components and factor analyses
    John R Shaffer
    Department of Human Genetics, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 41:364-73. 2013
  3. pmc Effects of smoking and genotype on the PSR index of periodontal disease in adults aged 18-49
    Deborah E Polk
    Department of Dental Public Health and Information Management, University of Pittsburgh, School of Dental Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 9:2839-50. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial demands and ambulatory blood pressure: a field assessment approach
    Thomas W Kamarck
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, 4501 Sennott Square, 210 South Bouquet Street, 15260, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Physiol Behav 77:699-704. 2002
  5. pmc Genome-wide association scan of dental caries in the permanent dentition
    Xiaojing Wang
    Center for Craniofacial and Dental Genetics, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 15219, USA
    BMC Oral Health 12:57. 2012
  6. pmc Heritable patterns of tooth decay in the permanent dentition: principal components and factor analyses
    John R Shaffer
    Department of Human Genetics, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    BMC Oral Health 12:7. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint The incremental value of ambulatory blood pressure persists after controlling for methodological confounds: associations with carotid atherosclerosis in a healthy sample
    Thomas W Kamarck
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260, USA
    J Hypertens 20:1535-41. 2002
  8. pmc Sealants and dental caries: insight into dentists' behaviors regarding implementation of clinical practice recommendations
    Jean A O'Donnell
    School of Dental Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 440 Salk Hall, 3501 Terrace St, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 144:e24-30. 2013
  9. pmc Barriers to implementing evidence-based clinical guidelines: a survey of early adopters
    Heiko Spallek
    Center for Dental Informatics, Department of Dental Public Health and Information Management, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Evid Based Dent Pract 10:195-206. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Socioeconomic factors in adolescents' oral health: are they mediated by oral hygiene behaviors or preventive interventions?
    Deborah E Polk
    University of Pittsburgh, School of Dental Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 38:1-9. 2010

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. ncbi request reprint Hostility explains some of the discrepancy between daytime ambulatory and clinic blood pressures
    Deborah E Polk
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Health Psychol 21:202-6. 2002
    ..These results suggest that the addition of hostility to CBP may improve its predictive power...
  2. pmc Demographic, socioeconomic, and behavioral factors affecting patterns of tooth decay in the permanent dentition: principal components and factor analyses
    John R Shaffer
    Department of Human Genetics, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 41:364-73. 2013
    ..In this study, we utilized two statistical methods of extracting patterns of decay from surface-level caries data to create novel phenotypes with which to study the risk factors affecting dental caries...
  3. pmc Effects of smoking and genotype on the PSR index of periodontal disease in adults aged 18-49
    Deborah E Polk
    Department of Dental Public Health and Information Management, University of Pittsburgh, School of Dental Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 9:2839-50. 2012
    ..Future studies should replicate these findings. These findings provide the foundation for the exploration of novel pathways by which periodontitis may occur...
  4. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial demands and ambulatory blood pressure: a field assessment approach
    Thomas W Kamarck
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, 4501 Sennott Square, 210 South Bouquet Street, 15260, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Physiol Behav 77:699-704. 2002
    ..These results support the possibility that psychosocial factors may account for some of the unique predictive value associated with ABP, and they support the value of these field assessment methods...
  5. pmc Genome-wide association scan of dental caries in the permanent dentition
    Xiaojing Wang
    Center for Craniofacial and Dental Genetics, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 15219, USA
    BMC Oral Health 12:57. 2012
    ..Therefore, we conducted the first genome-wide association study (GWAS) to identify genes affecting susceptibility to caries in adults...
  6. pmc Heritable patterns of tooth decay in the permanent dentition: principal components and factor analyses
    John R Shaffer
    Department of Human Genetics, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    BMC Oral Health 12:7. 2012
    ..We used two methods to extract patterns of decay from surface-level caries data in order to generate novel phenotypes with which to explore the genetic regulation of caries...
  7. ncbi request reprint The incremental value of ambulatory blood pressure persists after controlling for methodological confounds: associations with carotid atherosclerosis in a healthy sample
    Thomas W Kamarck
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260, USA
    J Hypertens 20:1535-41. 2002
    ..Ambulatory blood pressure assessments have been shown to be associated with subclinical and clinical endpoints even after controlling for the effects of clinic blood pressure...
  8. pmc Sealants and dental caries: insight into dentists' behaviors regarding implementation of clinical practice recommendations
    Jean A O'Donnell
    School of Dental Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 440 Salk Hall, 3501 Terrace St, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 144:e24-30. 2013
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  9. pmc Barriers to implementing evidence-based clinical guidelines: a survey of early adopters
    Heiko Spallek
    Center for Dental Informatics, Department of Dental Public Health and Information Management, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Evid Based Dent Pract 10:195-206. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify barriers that early-adopting dentists perceive as common and challenging when implementing recommendations from evidence-based (EB) clinical guidelines...
  10. doi request reprint Socioeconomic factors in adolescents' oral health: are they mediated by oral hygiene behaviors or preventive interventions?
    Deborah E Polk
    University of Pittsburgh, School of Dental Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 38:1-9. 2010
    ..e., DMFT) in an adolescent sample from Pennsylvania and to determine whether differences in oral hygiene behaviors and preventive interventions account for this disparity...