Keith Norris

Summary

Affiliation: Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Race, gender, and socioeconomic disparities in CKD in the United States
    Keith Norris
    Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science, 1731 East 120th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 19:1261-70. 2008
  2. pmc Hypertensive chronic kidney disease in African Americans: strategies for improving care
    David Martins
    Charles R Drew University, Clinical Resarch Center, Lynwood, CA, USA
    Cleve Clin J Med 79:726-34. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Increasing diversity in the biomedical sciences and health professions: the NIDDK National High School Student Summer Research Program. Foreward
    Keith C Norris
    Department of Medicine, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, 11705 Deputy Yamamoto Place, Suite B, Lynwood, California 90262, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:iv. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Implications of ethnicity for the treatment of hypertensive kidney disease, with an emphasis on African Americans
    Keith C Norris
    Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Nephrol 4:538-49. 2008
  5. pmc Historically black medical schools: addressing the minority health professional pipeline and the public mission of care for vulnerable populations
    Keith C Norris
    Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 101:864-72. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Work through the valley: do
    Loretta Jones
    Healthy African American Families II HAAF, Los Angeles, CA 90008, USA
    Ethn Dis 19:S6-39-46. 2009
  7. pmc A systematic review of barriers and facilitators to minority research participation among African Americans, Latinos, Asian Americans, and Pacific Islanders
    Sheba George
    Sheba George is with the Center for Biomedical Informatics, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, and the Department of Community Health Sciences, University of California Los Angeles UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, Los Angeles Nelida Duran is with the Department of Community Health Sciences, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health Keith Norris is with the Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles
    Am J Public Health 104:e16-31. 2014
  8. ncbi request reprint Work through the valley: plan
    Loretta Jones
    Healthy African American Families II HAAF, Los Angeles, CA 90008, USA
    Ethn Dis 19:S6-31-8. 2009
  9. pmc Quality of life and psychosocial factors in African Americans with hypertensive chronic kidney disease
    Anna Porter
    Section of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago and Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Transl Res 159:4-11. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors and the serum levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D in the United States: data from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    David Martins
    Department of Medicine, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, Calif, 90262, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:1159-65. 2007

Detail Information

Publications78

  1. doi request reprint Race, gender, and socioeconomic disparities in CKD in the United States
    Keith Norris
    Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science, 1731 East 120th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 19:1261-70. 2008
    ..By so doing, we could become global leaders not only in medical technology, as we currently are, but also in health promotion and disease prevention, truly leaving no patient behind...
  2. pmc Hypertensive chronic kidney disease in African Americans: strategies for improving care
    David Martins
    Charles R Drew University, Clinical Resarch Center, Lynwood, CA, USA
    Cleve Clin J Med 79:726-34. 2012
    ..Many of the factors responsible for the rapid progression of CKD in African Americans are detectable by screening and are modifiable with prompt therapy...
  3. ncbi request reprint Increasing diversity in the biomedical sciences and health professions: the NIDDK National High School Student Summer Research Program. Foreward
    Keith C Norris
    Department of Medicine, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, 11705 Deputy Yamamoto Place, Suite B, Lynwood, California 90262, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:iv. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Implications of ethnicity for the treatment of hypertensive kidney disease, with an emphasis on African Americans
    Keith C Norris
    Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Nephrol 4:538-49. 2008
    ....
  5. pmc Historically black medical schools: addressing the minority health professional pipeline and the public mission of care for vulnerable populations
    Keith C Norris
    Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 101:864-72. 2009
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Work through the valley: do
    Loretta Jones
    Healthy African American Families II HAAF, Los Angeles, CA 90008, USA
    Ethn Dis 19:S6-39-46. 2009
    ..This article provides detailed recommendations for conducting meetings, completing assignments, and running events as the main body of work...
  7. pmc A systematic review of barriers and facilitators to minority research participation among African Americans, Latinos, Asian Americans, and Pacific Islanders
    Sheba George
    Sheba George is with the Center for Biomedical Informatics, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, and the Department of Community Health Sciences, University of California Los Angeles UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, Los Angeles Nelida Duran is with the Department of Community Health Sciences, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health Keith Norris is with the Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles
    Am J Public Health 104:e16-31. 2014
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Work through the valley: plan
    Loretta Jones
    Healthy African American Families II HAAF, Los Angeles, CA 90008, USA
    Ethn Dis 19:S6-31-8. 2009
    ..Further, this chapter reviews approaches, such as creativity and use of humor, that help level the playing field and assure community co-leadership with academic partners in developing effective action plans...
  9. pmc Quality of life and psychosocial factors in African Americans with hypertensive chronic kidney disease
    Anna Porter
    Section of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago and Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Transl Res 159:4-11. 2012
    ..This study demonstrates an association between CKD and low HRQOL, and it highlights the need for longitudinal studies to examine this association in the future...
  10. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors and the serum levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D in the United States: data from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    David Martins
    Department of Medicine, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, Calif, 90262, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:1159-65. 2007
    ..Results of several epidemiologic and clinical studies have suggested that there is an excess risk of hypertension and diabetes mellitus in persons with suboptimal intake of vitamin D...
  11. ncbi request reprint Develop a vision
    Loretta Jones
    Healthy African American Families II HAAF, Los Angeles, CA 90008, USA
    Ethn Dis 19:S6-17-30. 2009
    ..Here, we review tools and strategies...
  12. pmc The association of poverty with the prevalence of albuminuria: data from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III)
    David Martins
    Department of Medicine, Charles R Drew University, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 47:965-71. 2006
    ..The influence of poverty on the prevalence of albuminuria and the implication of this relationship for the racial and/or ethnic differences in the prevalence of albuminuria were examined...
  13. pmc Hypovitaminosis D in chronic kidney disease
    Rajnish Mehrotra
    Department of Medicine, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 3:1144-51. 2008
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  14. pmc Sociodemographic factors contribute to the depressive affect among African Americans with chronic kidney disease
    Michael J Fischer
    Department of Medicine, Jesse Brown VA Medical Center and University of Illinois Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Kidney Int 77:1010-9. 2010
    ..Sociodemographic factors have especially strong associations with this increased depressive affect. Because this study was conducted in an African-American cohort, its findings may not be generalized to other ethnic groups...
  15. pmc Rate of ESRD exceeds mortality among African Americans with hypertensive nephrosclerosis
    Tahira P Alves
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 21:1361-9. 2010
    ..In conclusion, AASK participants were more likely to reach ESRD than to die...
  16. pmc Race and sex differences in hypertension control in CKD: results from the Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP)
    Obidiugwu Kenrik Duru
    Division of General Internal Medicine Health Services Research, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 51:192-8. 2008
    ..Uncontrolled hypertension worsens CKD, and disparities in hypertension control may contribute to disparities in CKD progression...
  17. ncbi request reprint The relative risk of cardiovascular death among racial and ethnic minorities with metabolic syndrome: data from the NHANES-II mortality follow-up
    David Martins
    Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Clinical Research Center, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 100:565-71. 2008
    ..We concluded that the RR of cardiovascular death associated with the diagnosis of MetS varies depending on the number and components used to establish the diagnosis of MetS and the racial/ethnic characteristic of the participants...
  18. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular outcomes in the African American Study of Kidney Disease and Hypertension (AASK) Trial
    Keith Norris
    Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Lynwood, CA 90262, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 48:739-51. 2006
    ..Patients with chronic kidney disease are at increased risk for cardiovascular (CV) events...
  19. ncbi request reprint Begin your partnership: the process of engagement
    Loretta Jones
    Healthy African American Families II HAAF, Los Angeles, CA 90008, USA
    Ethn Dis 19:S6-8-16. 2009
    ..In addition, we present 12 operational principles, which guide work throughout every stage of all CPPR initiatives...
  20. pmc Impact of activated vitamin D and race on survival among hemodialysis patients
    Myles Wolf
    Renal Unit, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 19:1379-88. 2008
    ..Further studies should determine whether treatment differences based on biologic differences contribute to disparities in other conditions...
  21. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of hypovitaminosis D among US adults: data from the NHANES III
    Ashraf Zadshir
    Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Department of Internal Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:S5-97-101. 2005
    ..Prior studies have noted low 25(OH) D3 levels in subsets of minority populations. The objective of this study is to examine the prevalence of adequate 25(OH) D3 levels among US adults...
  22. pmc Vitamin D and chronic kidney disease
    Sandra Williams
    Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, California 90059, USA
    Ethn Dis 19:S5-8-11. 2009
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  23. pmc Inhibition of in vitro and in vivo brown fat differentiation program by myostatin
    Melissa Braga
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:1180-8. 2013
    ..Although the beneficial effects of Mst inhibition on muscle mass are well known, its role in the regulation of lipid metabolism, and energy expenditure is not very clear...
  24. pmc A survey of kidney disease and risk-factor information on the World Wide Web
    José Luis Calderón
    Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, California, USA
    MedGenMed 6:3. 2004
    ..Because the World Wide Web has become one of the most important sources of health information, we sought to assess the readability of commonly available CKD information...
  25. doi request reprint Improving healthy dietary behaviors, nutrition knowledge, and self-efficacy among underserved school children with parent and community involvement
    Kynna Wright
    Department of Nursing, Factor Building, Room 5 157, University of California, Los Angeles, 700 Tiverton Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Child Obes 8:347-56. 2012
    ....
  26. pmc Racial differences in mortality among those with CKD
    Rajnish Mehrotra
    Department of Medicine, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 19:1403-10. 2008
    ..This higher risk for death in early stages of CKD may explain the apparent survival advantage observed among black individuals who live long enough to reach stage 5 CKD...
  27. ncbi request reprint Emerging insights in the first-step use of antihypertensive combination therapy
    Keith Norris
    Clinical Research Center, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, 1731 East 120th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 9:5-14. 2007
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  28. ncbi request reprint Increase in hypoglycemic admissions: California hospital discharge data
    Merlyn M Asuncion
    Divisions of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:536-40. 2007
    ..To compare the percentage of diabetics admitted to the hospital due to hypoglycemia in 1990-1993 (period 1) to that in 1997-2000 (period 2)...
  29. pmc An ethno-medical perspective on research participation: a qualitative pilot study
    José L Calderón
    Center for Cross Cultural Epidemiologic Studies, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, California, USA
    MedGenMed 8:23. 2006
    ..There is a paucity of information about culturally appropriate methods for recruiting and retaining racial/ethnic minorities in research...
  30. ncbi request reprint Alternative healthcare use in the under-served population
    Mohsen Bazargan
    Department of Family Medicine, Research Centers in Minority Institutions RCMI, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, California 90059, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:531-9. 2005
    ..To apply the Behavioral Model for Vulnerable Populations to the examination of the correlates of alternative healthcare utilization among Hispanic and African-American adults residing in public housing...
  31. ncbi request reprint Hypertension treatment in African Americans: physiology is less important than sociology
    David Martins
    Clinical Research Center, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, CA 90262, USA
    Cleve Clin J Med 71:735-43. 2004
    ..Social, cultural, and economic barriers to care are probably more important than any true physiologic differences between races...
  32. pmc One Hundred Intentional Acts of Kindness toward a Pregnant Woman: building reproductive social capital in Los Angeles
    Loretta Jones
    Healthy African American Families, Los Angeles, CA 90008, USA
    Ethn Dis 20:S2-36-40. 2010
    ..100 Acts also establishes new social norms about how pregnant women are valued, treated and respected...
  33. doi request reprint Role of gamma melanocyte-stimulating hormone-renal melanocortin 3 receptor system in blood pressure regulation in salt-resistant and salt-sensitive rats
    Gangadarshni Chandramohan
    Division of Pediatric Nephrology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Insititute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Metabolism 58:1424-9. 2009
    ..Thus, the data suggest that gammaMSH-renal MC3-R pathway is activated and appears to be biologically functional in the DSS rats...
  34. pmc Relationship of C-reactive protein and bone mineral density in community-dwelling elderly females
    Kalpana Ganesan
    Divisions of General Internal Medicine, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 97:329-33. 2005
    ..Inflammatory cytokines have been shown to play an important role in bone remodeling. We hypothesized that higher levels of C-reactive protein (CRP) are associated with low bone mineral density (BMD) in elderly females...
  35. pmc Effects of a novel cystine-based glutathione precursor on oxidative stress in vascular smooth muscle cells
    Indrani Sinha-Hikim
    Dept of Medicine, Charles Drew Univ, 1731 E 120th St, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    Am J Physiol Cell Physiol 299:C638-42. 2010
    ..The cystine-based GSH precursor (F1) is a promising antioxidant, and further studies are needed to examine the effect of this compound in preventing CKD-associated vascular disease...
  36. pmc Addressing health disparities through multi-institutional, multidisciplinary collaboratories
    Erik S Fleming
    Research Centers in Minority Institutions Translational Research Network, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, California 90062, USA
    Ethn Dis 18:S2-161-7. 2008
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  37. pmc Vitamin D reduces the expression of collagen and key profibrotic factors by inducing an antifibrotic phenotype in mesenchymal multipotent cells
    Jorge N Artaza
    Department of Internal Medicine, Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, California 90059, USA
    J Endocrinol 200:207-21. 2009
    ....
  38. pmc Inhibition of apoptotic signalling in spermine-treated vascular smooth muscle cells by a novel glutathione precursor
    Indrani Sinha-Hikim
    Department of Medicine, Charles Drew University, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    Cell Biol Int 34:503-11. 2010
    ..Further studies are needed to examine the effect of these compounds in preventing CKD-associated vascular disease...
  39. pmc 1,25(OH)2vitamin D3 inhibits cell proliferation by promoting cell cycle arrest without inducing apoptosis and modifies cell morphology of mesenchymal multipotent cells
    Jorge N Artaza
    Department of Internal Medicine, Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol 119:73-83. 2010
    ..The data provide a mechanistic explanation for the anti-proliferative and anti-apoptotic properties of 1,25D in mesenchymal multipotent cells...
  40. pmc The role of translational research in addressing health disparities: a conceptual framework
    Erik S Fleming
    Research Centers in Minority Institutions Translational Research Network, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, California 90062, USA
    Ethn Dis 18:S2-155-60. 2008
    ....
  41. pmc The role of anemia management in improving outcomes for African-Americans with chronic kidney disease
    Janice P Lea
    Department of Medicine, Renal Division, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30308, USA
    Am J Nephrol 28:732-43. 2008
    ..This review explores racial-specific challenges and potential solutions in renal anemia management to improve outcomes in African-American patients...
  42. pmc Cardiovascular disease control through barbershops: design of a nationwide outreach program
    Bill J Releford
    Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science, Lynwood, CA 90262, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 102:336-45. 2010
    ..To review the success of barbershops as vehicles for health promotion and outline the Black Barbershop Health Outreach Program (BBHOP), a rapidly growing, replicable model for health promotion through barbershops...
  43. pmc High-calorie diet with moderate protein restriction prevents cachexia and ameliorates oxidative stress, inflammation and proteinuria in experimental chronic kidney disease
    Hyun Ju Kim
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA
    Clin Exp Nephrol 14:536-47. 2010
    ..This study was conducted to explore the mechanism of the salutary effect of HFED in association with moderate protein restriction in this model...
  44. ncbi request reprint The development of a mandatory medical thesis in an urban medical school
    Dotun Ogunyemi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science UCLA Medical School Program, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Teach Learn Med 17:363-9. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to describe the development of a primary care medical student's thesis...
  45. ncbi request reprint The vision, valley, and victory of community engagement
    Loretta Jones
    Healthy African American Families II HAAF, Los Angeles, CA 90008, USA
    Ethn Dis 19:S6-3-7. 2009
    ..The three stages of CPPR (Vision, Valley and Victory) are reviewed, along with the organization and purpose of the guidebook presented as articles in this issue...
  46. ncbi request reprint Expanding the minority biomedical pipeline--the way foreward
    Keith C Norris
    Charles R Drew University, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Ethn Dis 18:foreward. 2008
  47. ncbi request reprint Expanding the minority biomedical pipeline: the NIDDK National High School Summer Research Program
    Keith C Norris
    Department of Medicine, Charles R Drew University and UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:1-2. 2006
  48. ncbi request reprint Partnering with community-based organizations: an academic institution's evolving perspective
    Keith C Norris
    Department of Medicine, Charles R Drew University, Lynwood, CA 90262, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:S27-32. 2007
    ..Community-based participatory research (CBPR) is ideally a collaborative approach to research that equitably involves all partners in the research process and recognizes the unique strengths that each brings...
  49. pmc Autonomy versus automation: perceptions of nonmydriatic camera choice for teleretinal screening in an urban safety net clinic
    Omolola Ogunyemi
    Center for Biomedical Informatics, Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science, Lynwood, CA 90262, USA
    Telemed J E Health 19:591-6. 2013
    ..In this article, we examine the impact of introducing automated nonmydriatic cameras to urban safety net clinics whose photographers had previously used manual cameras...
  50. pmc Kidney disease in disadvantaged populations
    David Martins
    Clinical and Translational Research Center, College of Medicine, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, 1731 East 120th Street, Los Angeles, California 90059, USA
    Int J Nephrol 2012:469265. 2012
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint The role of renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system inhibition in chronic kidney disease
    Keith Norris
    Department of Internal Medicine, Charles R Drew University, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 1:51-63. 2003
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in institutionalization after hip fractures: California hospital discharge data
    Kalpana Ganesan
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:S5-30-3. 2005
    ..Our objective was to determine the ethnic differences and the factors influencing the placement of hip fracture patients in extended-care facilities (ECFs)...
  53. ncbi request reprint Disparities in the diagnosis and pharmacologic treatment of high serum cholesterol by race and ethnicity: data from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Karin Nelson
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, 660 S Columbian Way, Mail Stop S 111 GIMC, Seattle, WA 98108 1597, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:929-35. 2002
    ..Serum cholesterol is one of the most important modifiable risk factors for coronary artery disease. There are conflicting data on racial and ethnic variation in the treatment of high cholesterol...
  54. pmc Down-regulation of vitamin D receptor in mammospheres: implications for vitamin D resistance in breast cancer and potential for combination therapy
    Shehla Pervin
    Department of Internal Medicine, Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e53287. 2013
    ..Our findings therefore, suggest that combination therapy using 1,25D with drugs specifically targeting key survival pathways in MCSCs warrant testing in prospective clinical trial for treatment of aggressive breast cancer...
  55. ncbi request reprint Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibition for the treatment of moderate to severe diabetic retinopathy in normotensive Type 2 diabetic patients. A pilot study
    Rita Pradhan
    Department of Medicine, Charles R Drew University, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Diabetes Complications 16:377-81. 2002
    ....
  56. ncbi request reprint Improving outcomes in CKD and ESRD patients: carrying the torch from training to practice
    Allen R Nissenson
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Semin Dial 17:380-97. 2004
    ..If nephrologists are to take their appropriate place as leaders of the care delivery team, nephrology fellowships must be restructured with appropriate emphasis placed on the comprehensive care of ESRD and CKD patients...
  57. ncbi request reprint The relationship between body mass index and pulse pressure in older adults with isolated systolic hypertension
    David Martins
    Department of Internal Medicine, King Drew Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90059, USA
    Am J Hypertens 15:538-43. 2002
    ..However, there are limited data on the relationship between body mass index (BMI) and pulse pressure...
  58. ncbi request reprint Structure and content of chronic kidney disease information on the World Wide Web: barriers to public understanding of a pandemic
    José Luis Calderón
    Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, Calif, USA
    Nephrol News Issues 18:76, 78-9, 81-4. 2004
    ..This may contribute to the growing epidemics of diminished public understanding about CKD, and disparities in CKD health status experienced by racial/ethnic minority populations globally...
  59. ncbi request reprint Using focus groups of older African Americans and Latinos with diabetes to modify a self-care empowerment intervention
    Catherine A Sarkisian
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90095 1687, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:283-91. 2005
    ..To make cultural and age-specific modifications to a self-care empowerment intervention...
  60. ncbi request reprint Unraveling the racial disparities associated with kidney disease
    Keith C Norris
    Department of Medicine, Charles R Drew University, Los Angeles, California 90059, USA
    Kidney Int 68:914-24. 2005
    ..A better understanding of both the negative and positive racial/ethnic disparities may yield important insights, which can inform future research strategies and improve health outcomes for all patients afflicted with CKD...
  61. pmc Chronic kidney disease, hypovitaminosis D, and mortality in the United States
    Rajnish Mehrotra
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute, Torrance, California 90502, USA
    Kidney Int 76:977-83. 2009
    ..Randomized, controlled trials are needed to conclusively determine whether vitamin D supplementation reduces mortality...
  62. doi request reprint Community-partnered approaches to enhance chronic kidney disease awareness, prevention, and early intervention
    Roberto B Vargas
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 15:153-61. 2008
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  63. doi request reprint Vitamin D and the cardiovascular system
    Jorge N Artaza
    Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 4:1515-22. 2009
    ....
  64. ncbi request reprint Calcium antagonists: a more expansive role in treating persons with reduced kidney function?
    Susanne B Nicholas
    David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Ethn Dis 14:S2-42-5. 2004
    ....
  65. pmc Baseline predictors of renal disease progression in the African American Study of Hypertension and Kidney Disease
    Keith C Norris
    Associate Dean for Research, Charles R Drew University, 1731 E 120th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 17:2928-36. 2006
    ..These findings identify a subset of this high-risk population that might benefit from even more aggressive treatment...
  66. ncbi request reprint Education, motivation and medication for African Americans: bringing hypertension guidelines to practice
    David Martins
    Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    Ethn Dis 14:S2-38-41. 2004
    ..Understanding health care systems and the socio-economic and demographic factors that impair access can enhance the ability of the provider to enlist and engage the patient for optimal blood pressure control and end organ protection...
  67. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of diabetes self-care interventions for older, African American, or Latino adults
    Catherine A Sarkisian
    Division of Geriatrics, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90095 1687, USA
    Diabetes Educ 29:467-79. 2003
    ..This study systematically identified and examined published self-care interventions designed to improve glycemic control or quality of life (QoL) among older, African American, or Latino adults...
  68. pmc Race and kidney disease: the scope of the problem
    Keith C Norris
    Department of Internal Medicine, Charles R Drew University, Los Angeles, California 90058, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 94:1S-6S. 2002
  69. ncbi request reprint Cardiorenal metabolic syndrome in the African diaspora: rationale for including chronic kidney disease in the metabolic syndrome definition
    Janice P Lea
    Department of Medicine, Renal Division, Emory University, 550 Peachtree St, 8th Floor, Atlanta, Georgia 30308, USA
    Ethn Dis 19:S2-11-14. 2009
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  70. pmc Kidney disease physician workforce: where is the emerging pipeline?
    Velvie A Pogue
    Department of Medicine, Harlem Hospital, New York, NY 10037, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 94:39S-44S. 2002
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  71. ncbi request reprint The role of vitamin D in mild to moderate chronic kidney disease
    Theodore C Friedman
    Dept Internal Medicine, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, 1731 E 120th St, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    Trends Endocrinol Metab 13:189-94. 2002
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  72. ncbi request reprint The need for health professionals and scientists from underrepresented minority and disadvantaged communities
    Keith C Norris
    Ethn Dis 15:1-2. 2005
  73. ncbi request reprint Building an academic-community partnered network for clinical services research: the Community Health Improvement Collaborative (CHIC)
    Kenneth B Wells
    RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, California, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:S3-17. 2006
    ....
  74. ncbi request reprint Independent components of chronic kidney disease as a cardiovascular risk state: results from the Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP)
    Peter A McCullough
    Division of Cardiology, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:1122-9. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that each of these chronic kidney disease-related measures would have an independent relationship with CVD...
  75. ncbi request reprint Translational research: moving scientific advances into the real-world setting
    Keith C Norris
    Ethn Dis 15:363-4. 2005
  76. pmc Long-term effects of renin-angiotensin system-blocking therapy and a low blood pressure goal on progression of hypertensive chronic kidney disease in African Americans
    Lawrence J Appel
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, The Johns Hopkins Institutions, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205 2223, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:832-9. 2008
    ..A low blood pressure (BP) goal (BP, <130/80 mm Hg) is also recommended. The objective of this study was to determine the long-term effects of currently recommended BP therapy in 1094 African Americans with hypertensive CKD...
  77. doi request reprint Chronic kidney disease, prevalence of premature cardiovascular disease, and relationship to short-term mortality
    Peter A McCullough
    Department of Medicine, Divisions of Cardiology, Nutrition and Preventive Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Am Heart J 156:277-83. 2008
    ..The relationship between CKD and CVD in younger and middle-aged adults has not been fully explored...
  78. ncbi request reprint Global-World HIV/AIDS Alliance (GHAA): charting healthy pathways for vulnerable populations
    James Samuel Maddirala
    Office of Academic Affairs and Student Life, Jackson State University, PO Box 17199, Jackson, MS 39217 0299, USA
    Ethn Dis 18:S2-185-8. 2008
    ....

Research Grants27

  1. THE CENTER OF URBAN RESEARCH AND EDUCATION IN DIABETES
    Keith Norris; Fiscal Year: 2003
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  2. THE CENTER OF URBAN RESEARCH AND EDUCATION IN DIABETES
    Keith Norris; Fiscal Year: 1999
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  3. Drew/RAND/UCLA Comprehensive Center fo Health Disparity
    Keith Norris; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  4. Drew/RAND/UCLA Comprehensive Center on Health Disparities
    Keith Norris; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  5. RMCI Clinical Research Center Infrastructure Initiative*
    Keith Norris; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..the more than $33 million in ARRA funds allotted to create research experiences over the next two summers for over 3,700 high school and college students and science teachers at NIH-funded laboratories across the country ..
  6. RMCI Clinical Research Center Infrastructure Initiative*
    Keith Norris; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..the more than $33 million in ARRA funds allotted to create research experiences over the next two summers for over 3,700 high school and college students and science teachers at NIH-funded laboratories across the country ..
  7. CLINICAL RESEARCH CENTER - ADMN CORE
    Keith C Norris; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..In the next funding period, we plan to provide the following assays to our users: a) Insulin, b) C-peptide, c)IGF-1,d)IGFBP-3, and e) C reactive protein. ..
  8. Drew/RAND/UCLA Comprehensive Center fo Health Disparity
    Keith Norris; Fiscal Year: 2005
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  9. THE CENTER OF URBAN RESEARCH AND EDUCATION IN DIABETES
    Keith Norris; Fiscal Year: 2000
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  10. THE CENTER OF URBAN RESEARCH AND EDUCATION IN DIABETES
    Keith Norris; Fiscal Year: 2001
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  11. MECHANISMS OF HIV INFECTION IN THE ORAL MUCOSA
    Keith Norris; Fiscal Year: 2001
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  12. THE CENTER OF URBAN RESEARCH AND EDUCATION IN DIABETES
    Keith Norris; Fiscal Year: 2002
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  13. Drew/RAND/UCLA Comprehensive Center fo Health Disparity
    Keith Norris; Fiscal Year: 2003
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  14. Drew/RAND/UCLA Comprehensive Center fo Health Disparity
    Keith Norris; Fiscal Year: 2004
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  15. CORE--DEVELOPMENTAL
    Keith Norris; Fiscal Year: 2003
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  16. CCHD ADMN AND SCIENTIFIC DIRECTOR CORE
    Keith C Norris; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..To provide administrative and scientific support for Drew/RAND/UCLA CCHD-CKD projects & cores; and 5. To recruit additional faculty with expertise in diabetic nephropathy and/or CVD in CKD. ..