Carla Boutin-Foster

Summary

Affiliation: Cornell University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Ascribing meaning to hypertension: a qualitative study among African Americans with uncontrolled hypertension
    Carla Boutin-Foster
    Weill Medical College, New York, New York, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:29-34. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Viewpoint: physician, know thyself: the professional culture of medicine as a framework for teaching cultural competence
    Carla Boutin-Foster
    Center for Multicultural and Minority Health, New York Presbyterian Hospital, USA
    Acad Med 83:106-11. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint The Trial Using Motivational Interviewing and Positive Affect and Self-Affirmation in African-Americans with Hypertension (TRIUMPH): from theory to clinical trial implementation
    Carla Boutin-Foster
    Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, 1300 York Avenue, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 35:8-14. 2013
  4. pmc Problematic resident-patient relationships: the patient' s perspective
    C Boutin-Foster
    Department of Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 16:750-4. 2001
  5. doi request reprint An item-level analysis of the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale (CES-D) by race and ethnicity in patients with coronary artery disease
    Carla Boutin-Foster
    Center for Complementary and Integrative Medicine, Weill Medical College, Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 23:1034-9. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Training community health workers to be advocates for health promotion: efforts taken by a community-based organization to reduce health disparities in cardiovascular disease
    Carla Boutin-Foster
    Weill Medical College, 525 East 68th Street, Box 46, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Community Health 33:61-8. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial mediators of the relationship between race/ethnicity and depressive symptoms in Latino and white patients with coronary artery disease
    C Boutin-Foster
    Center for Complementary and Integrative Medicine, Weill Medical College, Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 100:849-55. 2008
  8. pmc Applying qualitative methods in developing a culturally tailored workbook for black patients with hypertension
    C Boutin-Foster
    Center for Complementary and Integrative Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 77:144-7. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Do recent life events and social support explain gender differences in depressive symptoms in patients who had percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty?
    Carla Boutin-Foster
    Weil Medical College, Cornell University, 525 East 68th Street, Room F1421, Box 46, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:114-23. 2007
  10. pmc Reducing HIV and AIDS through Prevention (RHAP): a theoretically based approach for teaching HIV prevention to adolescents through an exploration of popular music
    Carla Boutin-Foster
    Weill Medical College, Cornell University, 525 East 68th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Urban Health 87:440-51. 2010

Research Grants

  1. Determinants of Cardiac Risk Factor Modification
    Carla Boutin Foster; Fiscal Year: 2007

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications37

  1. ncbi request reprint Ascribing meaning to hypertension: a qualitative study among African Americans with uncontrolled hypertension
    Carla Boutin-Foster
    Weill Medical College, New York, New York, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:29-34. 2007
    ..The objective was to elicit patients' perceptions regarding the meaning of hypertension and to identify the personal, social, and environmental factors that might influence their perceptions...
  2. ncbi request reprint Viewpoint: physician, know thyself: the professional culture of medicine as a framework for teaching cultural competence
    Carla Boutin-Foster
    Center for Multicultural and Minority Health, New York Presbyterian Hospital, USA
    Acad Med 83:106-11. 2008
    ..The authors conclude with suggestions on how students can explore the professional culture of medicine through the exploration of films, role-playing, and the use of written narratives...
  3. ncbi request reprint The Trial Using Motivational Interviewing and Positive Affect and Self-Affirmation in African-Americans with Hypertension (TRIUMPH): from theory to clinical trial implementation
    Carla Boutin-Foster
    Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, 1300 York Avenue, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 35:8-14. 2013
    ..Lessons learned through interactions with our community partners reinforce the value of community engagement in research...
  4. pmc Problematic resident-patient relationships: the patient' s perspective
    C Boutin-Foster
    Department of Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 16:750-4. 2001
    ....
  5. doi request reprint An item-level analysis of the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale (CES-D) by race and ethnicity in patients with coronary artery disease
    Carla Boutin-Foster
    Center for Complementary and Integrative Medicine, Weill Medical College, Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 23:1034-9. 2008
    ..Studies employing this measure often describe variations in aggregate scores. However, few studies have examined variations in response to specific items by race and ethnicity...
  6. ncbi request reprint Training community health workers to be advocates for health promotion: efforts taken by a community-based organization to reduce health disparities in cardiovascular disease
    Carla Boutin-Foster
    Weill Medical College, 525 East 68th Street, Box 46, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Community Health 33:61-8. 2008
    ..In conclusion, this workshop demonstrated that it was feasible to develop effective community programs targeted at educating CHWs about cardiovascular disease...
  7. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial mediators of the relationship between race/ethnicity and depressive symptoms in Latino and white patients with coronary artery disease
    C Boutin-Foster
    Center for Complementary and Integrative Medicine, Weill Medical College, Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 100:849-55. 2008
    ..However, little is known about the prevalence and correlates of depressive symptoms in Latino patients with coronary artery disease...
  8. pmc Applying qualitative methods in developing a culturally tailored workbook for black patients with hypertension
    C Boutin-Foster
    Center for Complementary and Integrative Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 77:144-7. 2009
    ..To apply qualitative research methods in developing a culturally tailored, educational workbook for hypertensive black patients...
  9. ncbi request reprint Do recent life events and social support explain gender differences in depressive symptoms in patients who had percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty?
    Carla Boutin-Foster
    Weil Medical College, Cornell University, 525 East 68th Street, Room F1421, Box 46, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:114-23. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to determine if this disparity was explained by gender differences in stressful life events and in perceived social support...
  10. pmc Reducing HIV and AIDS through Prevention (RHAP): a theoretically based approach for teaching HIV prevention to adolescents through an exploration of popular music
    Carla Boutin-Foster
    Weill Medical College, Cornell University, 525 East 68th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Urban Health 87:440-51. 2010
    ..The RHAP program challenges the traditional pedagogue-student paradigm and provides an alternative approach to teaching about HIV prevention and awareness...
  11. pmc In spite of good intentions: patients' perspectives on problematic social support interactions
    Carla Boutin-Foster
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 3:52. 2005
    ..However, their efforts may be perceived as being problematic or unhelpful. The objective of this study was to identify the characteristics of problematic social support interactions from the perspectives of patients...
  12. ncbi request reprint Social Work Admission Assessment Tool for identifying patients in need of comprehensive social work evaluation
    Carla Boutin-Foster
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Health Soc Work 30:117-25. 2005
    ..0001). The SWAAT is a comprehensive needs assessment tool that may facilitate discharge planning and improve quality of care...
  13. doi request reprint Psychosocial correlates of overweight or obese status in Latino adults with coronary artery disease
    C Boutin-Foster
    Department of Internal Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, 525 East 68th Street, Box 46, New York, NY 10065, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 11:359-65. 2009
    ..5, 95% CI = 2.7-15.6). This suggests that interventions designed to reduce the epidemic of overweight and obesity in Latino adults may also need to address their psychosocial health...
  14. pmc Translating basic behavioral and social science research to clinical application: the EVOLVE mixed methods approach
    Janey C Peterson
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluative Sciences Research, Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College
    J Consult Clin Psychol 81:217-30. 2013
    ..Our theoretically derived intervention comprised a combination of positive affect and self-affirmation (PA/SA), which we applied to 3 clinical chronic disease populations...
  15. doi request reprint Cardiovascular disease risk reduction with sleep apnea treatment
    Girardin Jean-Louis
    Brooklyn Health Disparities Center, Department of Medicine, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, NY 11203 2098, USA
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 8:995-1005. 2010
    ..Perspectives on emerging therapeutic approaches and promising areas of clinical and experimental research are also discussed...
  16. doi request reprint Correction to peterson et Al. (2012)
    Janey C Peterson
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluative Sciences Research, Department of Medicine, and Center for Integrative Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College
    J Consult Clin Psychol 81:230. 2013
    ..Conclusions: The EVOLVE method is a means by which basic behavioral science research can be translated into efficacious interventions for chronic disease populations. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2013 APA, all rights reserved)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Incidence of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after myocardial infarction (MI) and predictors of ptsd symptoms post-MI--a brief report
    Leila P Rocha
    Cornell University, New York, USA
    Int J Psychiatry Med 38:297-306. 2008
    ..The objectives of this pilot study were to determine the incidence of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) one to two months after Myocardial Infarction (MI), and to evaluate potential predictors of PTSD symptoms post-MI...
  18. ncbi request reprint Randomized controlled trials of positive affect and self-affirmation to facilitate healthy behaviors in patients with cardiopulmonary diseases: rationale, trial design, and methods
    Mary E Charlson
    Center for Complementary and Integrative Medicine and Division of General Internal Medicine, Joan and Sanford I Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 28:748-62. 2007
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint The Cornell Psychiatric Screen: a brief psychiatric scale for hospitalized medical patients
    Carla Boutin-Foster
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Psychosomatics 44:382-7. 2003
    ..On the basis of preliminary validation, the Cornell Psychiatric Screen appears to be a useful tool for identifying patients who require a psychiatric evaluation...
  20. pmc Ethical considerations for conducting health disparities research in community health centers: a social-ecological perspective
    Carla Boutin-Foster
    Carla Boutin Foster, Ebony Scott, Rosio Ramos, and Anna Rodriguez are with the Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluative Sciences, Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY Jennifer Melendez, Balavenkatesh Kanna, and Walid Michelen are with the Lincoln Center for Clinical and Community Research, Lincoln Hospital Generations Plus Northern Manhattan Network, New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation, Bronx, NY
    Am J Public Health 103:2179-84. 2013
    ....
  21. doi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of positive-affect intervention and medication adherence in hypertensive African Americans
    Gbenga O Ogedegbe
    New York Univeristy School of Medicine, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Arch Intern Med 172:322-6. 2012
    ..Poor adherence explains poor blood pressure (BP) control; however African Americans suffer worse hypertension-related outcomes...
  22. ncbi request reprint Multiple health-risk behavior in a chronic disease population: what behaviors do people choose to change?
    John P Allegrante
    Department of Health and Behavior Studies, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Prev Med 46:247-51. 2008
    ..To determine what health behaviors patients choose to change in response to medical advice when they are given the potential net-present value (reduction in biological age) of modifying a behavior...
  23. ncbi request reprint "Looking out for each other": a qualitative study on the role of social network interactions in asthma management among adult Latino patients presenting to an emergency department
    Sucheta Pai
    Department of Internal Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, NY, USA
    J Asthma 51:714-9. 2014
    ..Abstract Objective: The objective of this study was to identify the types of interactions between asthma patients and their social networks such as close family and friends that influence the management of asthma...
  24. doi request reprint Associations between posttraumatic stress disorder and hemoglobin A1(C) in low-income minority patients with diabetes
    Samantha A Miller
    Department of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 33:116-22. 2011
    ..The objective of this cross-sectional study was to evaluate associations between PTSD and A1(C) among low-income minorities with diabetes...
  25. doi request reprint Barriers to lifestyle behavioral change in migrant South Asian populations
    Mihir Patel
    Department of Medicine, Divison of General Internal Medicine, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY 10025, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 14:774-85. 2012
    ..Future research and interventions should account for these cultural factors to successfully improve dietary habits and physical activity levels in migrant South Asian populations...
  26. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of the Tangible, Informational, and Emotional Social Support Survey
    Carla Boutin-Foster
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Joan and Sanford I Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 26:307-13. 2006
    ..The objective was to develop a survey designed to measure the types of social support that are necessary in cardiovascular disease prevention and management...
  27. ncbi request reprint Getting to the heart of social support: a qualitative analysis of the types of instrumental support that are most helpful in motivating cardiac risk factor modification
    Carla Boutin-Foster
    The Joan and Sanford I Weill Medical College, Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Heart Lung 34:22-9. 2005
    ..This study evaluates the types of instrumental social support that are perceived by patients with coronary artery disease as being most helpful to health behavior modification...
  28. pmc Telephone-delivered behavioral intervention among blacks with sleep apnea and metabolic syndrome: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Natasha J Williams
    Center for Healthful Behavior Change, Division of Health and Behavior, Department of Population Health, New York University Langone Medical Center, New York University School of Medicine, 227 East 30th St, 10016 New York, NY, USA
    Trials 15:225. 2014
    ..Evidence indicates that the incidence and prevalence of obstructive sleep apnea are higher among blacks, relative to whites, and blacks are less likely to adhere to recommended treatment compared with other racial/ethnic groups...
  29. pmc Beliefs and attitudes toward obstructive sleep apnea evaluation and treatment among blacks
    Raphael Shaw
    Brooklyn Health Disparities Center, Department of Medicine, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, 450 Clarkson Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 104:510-9. 2012
    ..This study assessed knowledge, beliefs, and attitudes towards OSA evaluation and treatment among blacks residing in Brooklyn, New York...
  30. pmc Changing health behaviors to improve health outcomes after angioplasty: a randomized trial of net present value versus future value risk communication
    M E Charlson
    Center for Complementary and Integrative Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Health Educ Res 23:826-39. 2008
    ..Our results show that a net present risk communication intervention did not result in significant differences in health outcomes...
  31. pmc Knowledge, perceptions, and experiences of Dominicans with diabetes
    Judith Aponte
    Hunter Bellevue School of Nursing, Hunter College, City University of New York, New York, NY, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 14:1006-13. 2012
    ..Content analysis was used to analyze the text of the focus groups. Different themes emerged from the data, with apparent gaps in diabetes knowledge and of awareness of risk for diabetes complications...
  32. ncbi request reprint Improving health behaviors and outcomes after angioplasty: using economic theory to inform intervention
    Mary E Charlson
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Center for Complementary and Integrative Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Health Educ Res 17:606-18. 2002
    ..We hope to demonstrate that economic theory is a plausible perspective from which to design interventions aimed at communicating risk and facilitating change in health behaviors...
  33. pmc Shared decision-making in the primary care treatment of late-life major depression: a needed new intervention?
    Patrick J Raue
    Department of Psychiatry, Weill Cornell Medical College, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 25:1101-11. 2010
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of asthmatic patients with and without repeat emergency department visits at an inner city hospital
    Sucheta Pai
    Department of Internal Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA
    J Asthma 51:627-32. 2014
    ..The strongest predictors of repeat visits were male gender and more ED visits in the 12 months before the index visit. ..
  35. pmc A novel community-based study to address disparities in hypertension and colorectal cancer: a study protocol for a randomized control trial
    Joseph Ravenell
    Center for Healthful Behavior Change, New York University School of Medicine, 227 E, 30th St, 6th Floor, Room 637, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Trials 14:287. 2013
    ....
  36. pmc Sleep duration and the risk of diabetes mellitus: epidemiologic evidence and pathophysiologic insights
    Ferdinand Zizi
    Department of Medicine, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Box 1199, 450 Clarkson Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11203 2098, USA
    Curr Diab Rep 10:43-7. 2010
    ..Proposed mechanisms explaining associations between short sleep and diabetes are examined and clinical management of OSA among patients with diabetes is discussed...
  37. ncbi request reprint Strategies for retaining study participants in behavioral intervention trials: retention experiences of the NIH Behavior Change Consortium
    Mace Coday
    The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Ann Behav Med 29:55-65. 2005
    ..older adults, adults, children, and adolescents). Further, possible discrepancies between site populations of varying health statuses are discussed, and an ecological framework is proposed for use in future investigations on retention...

Research Grants2

  1. Determinants of Cardiac Risk Factor Modification
    Carla Boutin Foster; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The long-term goal is to use this data to develop interventions that improve physical activity among Latino adults with coronary artery disease. ..