Julie Gazmararian

Summary

Affiliation: Emory University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Public health literacy in America: an ethical imperative
    Julie A Gazmararian
    Emory Center on Health Outcomes and Quality, Department of Health Policy and Management, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Rm 656, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Prev Med 28:317-22. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint What new mothers need to know: perspectives from women and providers in Georgia
    Julie A Gazmararian
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Room 3019, Atlanta, GA, 30322, USA
    Matern Child Health J 18:839-51. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Text4baby program: an opportunity to reach underserved pregnant and postpartum women?
    Julie A Gazmararian
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Room 3019, Atlanta, GA, 30322, USA
    Matern Child Health J 18:223-32. 2014
  4. doi request reprint Successful enrollment in Text4Baby more likely with higher health literacy
    Julie A Gazmararian
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Health Commun 17:303-11. 2012
  5. pmc Preventing influenza: vaccine systems and practices in the Southeast
    Julie A Gazmararian
    Emory Center on Health Outcomes and Quality, Dept of Health Policy and Management, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory Univ, 1518 Clifton Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Public Health Rep 121:684-94. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Influenza vaccination of health care workers: policies and practices of hospitals in a community setting
    Julie A Gazmararian
    Emory Center on Health Outcomes and Quality, Department of Health Policy and Management, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Infect Control 35:441-7. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Perception of barriers to self-care management among diabetic patients
    Julie A Gazmararian
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Diabetes Educ 35:778-88. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Effect of a pharmacy-based health literacy intervention and patient characteristics on medication refill adherence in an urban health system
    Julie Gazmararian
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 44:80-7. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Maternal knowledge and attitudes toward influenza vaccination: a focus group study in metropolitan Atlanta
    Julie A Gazmararian
    Emory University School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 49:1018-25. 2010
  10. doi request reprint The development of a health literacy assessment tool for health plans
    Julie A Gazmararian
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Health Commun 15:93-101. 2010

Research Grants

  1. Physical Activity, Learning Styles and Health Literacy
    Julie Gazmararian; Fiscal Year: 2004
  2. Physical Activity, Learning Styles and Health Literacy
    Julie Gazmararian; Fiscal Year: 2005
  3. Physical Activity, Learning Styles and Health Literacy
    Julie Gazmararian; Fiscal Year: 2006

Detail Information

Publications38

  1. ncbi request reprint Public health literacy in America: an ethical imperative
    Julie A Gazmararian
    Emory Center on Health Outcomes and Quality, Department of Health Policy and Management, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Rm 656, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Prev Med 28:317-22. 2005
    ..This paper explores the ethical implications of public health literacy and the steps the public health community needs to take to promote a society that is public health literate...
  2. ncbi request reprint What new mothers need to know: perspectives from women and providers in Georgia
    Julie A Gazmararian
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Room 3019, Atlanta, GA, 30322, USA
    Matern Child Health J 18:839-51. 2014
    ..By improving the education of new mothers and their families, it is proposed that maternal and infant health status could be improved. ..
  3. doi request reprint Text4baby program: an opportunity to reach underserved pregnant and postpartum women?
    Julie A Gazmararian
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Room 3019, Atlanta, GA, 30322, USA
    Matern Child Health J 18:223-32. 2014
    ..Despite substantial interest in the text4baby program in an underserved population, innovative ways to help women with significant disadvantages enroll and receive uninterrupted messages are needed. ..
  4. doi request reprint Successful enrollment in Text4Baby more likely with higher health literacy
    Julie A Gazmararian
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Health Commun 17:303-11. 2012
    ....
  5. pmc Preventing influenza: vaccine systems and practices in the Southeast
    Julie A Gazmararian
    Emory Center on Health Outcomes and Quality, Dept of Health Policy and Management, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory Univ, 1518 Clifton Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Public Health Rep 121:684-94. 2006
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Influenza vaccination of health care workers: policies and practices of hospitals in a community setting
    Julie A Gazmararian
    Emory Center on Health Outcomes and Quality, Department of Health Policy and Management, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Infect Control 35:441-7. 2007
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Perception of barriers to self-care management among diabetic patients
    Julie A Gazmararian
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Diabetes Educ 35:778-88. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore individual, educational, and system barriers that limit low-income diabetes patients' ability to achieve optimal diabetes self-management...
  8. doi request reprint Effect of a pharmacy-based health literacy intervention and patient characteristics on medication refill adherence in an urban health system
    Julie Gazmararian
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 44:80-7. 2010
    ..Limited health literacy is associated with poor understanding of medication instructions and may be related to medication adherence...
  9. doi request reprint Maternal knowledge and attitudes toward influenza vaccination: a focus group study in metropolitan Atlanta
    Julie A Gazmararian
    Emory University School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 49:1018-25. 2010
    ..To explore the knowledge and attitudes of mothers of school-aged children toward influenza vaccination and assess what methods of communication about vaccination and its delivery work best among this audience...
  10. doi request reprint The development of a health literacy assessment tool for health plans
    Julie A Gazmararian
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Health Commun 15:93-101. 2010
    ..Evaluation of health literacy efforts using this comprehensive tool can help bring attention to areas in need of improvement and help plans better engage consumers in their own health...
  11. pmc Factors associated with medication refill adherence in cardiovascular-related diseases: a focus on health literacy
    Julie A Gazmararian
    Emory Center on Health Outcomes and Quality, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:1215-21. 2006
    ..The factors influencing medication adherence have not been fully elucidated. Inadequate health literacy skills may impair comprehension of medical care instructions, and thereby reduce medication adherence...
  12. ncbi request reprint Health literacy and knowledge of chronic disease
    Julie A Gazmararian
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Emory Center on Health Outcomes and Quality, Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University, 6th Floor, 1518 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 51:267-75. 2003
    ..There are many opportunities to improve patients' knowledge of their chronic disease(s), and efforts need to consider their health literacy skills...
  13. ncbi request reprint Vaccine storage practices in primary care physician offices: assessment and intervention
    Julie A Gazmararian
    Emory Center on Health Outcomes and Quality, Department of Health Policy and Management, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Am J Prev Med 23:246-53. 2002
    ..To assess the proportion of primary care physician (PCP) offices meeting vaccine storage guidelines, identify factors associated with low compliance, and evaluate whether a quality improvement (QI) activity improves compliance...
  14. ncbi request reprint Hospitalizations during pregnancy among managed care enrollees
    Julie A Gazmararian
    Emory Center on Health Outcomes and Quality, formerly the USQA Center for Health Care Research, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 100:94-100. 2002
    ..To describe the prevalence of hospitalizations during pregnancy, the reason for hospitalization, the length of stay, and the associated costs...
  15. ncbi request reprint Chlamydia screening in a metropolitan Atlanta primary care clinic
    Natalia V Oster
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Emory Center on Health Outcomes and Quality, Emory University of Medicine, Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    South Med J 96:863-7. 2003
    ..Chlamydia is the most commonly reported infectious disease in the United States, yet many women at risk for chlamydia infection are not being tested...
  16. pmc The impact of health literacy on self-monitoring of blood glucose in patients with diabetes receiving care in an inner-city hospital
    Nkechi Mbaezue
    Department of Medicine, Morehouse School of Medicine, 720 Westview Dr SW, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 102:5-9. 2010
    ..Self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG) is considered to be 1 of the cornerstones of diabetes self-management. It is unclear whether inadequate health literacy affects SMBG...
  17. ncbi request reprint Exploring health plan perspectives in collecting and using data on race, ethnicity, and language
    Julie Gazmararian
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Manag Care 18:e254-61. 2012
    ..To explore why health plans collect or forgo data collection efforts on race, ethnicity, and language (REL), and the challenges encountered in collecting and using data for quality improvement...
  18. doi request reprint Stakeholder attitudes toward influenza vaccination policy in the United States
    Pamela Protzel Berman
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Health Promot Pract 11:807-16. 2010
    ..Issues concerning resources and education are challenges that impede policy change. The study findings can be useful to policy makers and practitioners for reviewing U.S. vaccination policy and changes to the policy...
  19. ncbi request reprint The impact of low health literacy on the medical costs of Medicare managed care enrollees
    David H Howard
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Emory Center on Health Outcomes and Quality, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Med 118:371-7. 2005
    ..To examine the impact of low health literacy on medical care use and costs...
  20. ncbi request reprint A qualitative evaluation of a health literacy intervention to improve medication adherence for underserved pharmacy patients
    Sarah C Blake
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Rollins School of Public Health RSPH, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 21:559-67. 2010
    ..To evaluate the implementation of a health literacy intervention to improve medication adherence among patients in an inner-city health system...
  21. doi request reprint Quality of diabetes care for underserved patients with and without mental illness: site of care matters
    Jacqueline Lynn Green
    Internal Medicine Residency Program, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30323, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 61:1204-10. 2010
    ..This study assessed whether practice setting (outpatient primary care or emergency care) influenced whether patients with mental illness received the same quality of diabetes preventive care as patients without mental illness...
  22. ncbi request reprint Health literacy and preventive health care use among Medicare enrollees in a managed care organization
    Tracy L Scott
    Emory Center on Health Outcomes and Quality, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Med Care 40:395-404. 2002
    ..Many older adults in Medicare managed care programs have low health literacy, and this may affect use of preventive services...
  23. ncbi request reprint Support for universal childhood vaccination against influenza among private pediatric clinics and public health departments in Georgia
    Karen Pazol
    Research Programs, Division of Infectious Diseases, School of Medicine, Emory Vaccine Center, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 15:393-400. 2009
    ..However, these facilities will need multiple forms of assistance...
  24. ncbi request reprint Unintended pregnancy in a commercially insured population
    Diane C Green
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Emory Center on Health Outcomes and Quality, Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Matern Child Health J 6:181-7. 2002
    ..This study, conducted in a national managed care organization, reports the prevalence of unintended pregnancy resulting in live births and examines associated factors..
  25. ncbi request reprint Can an algorithm for appropriate prescribing predict adverse drug events?
    Kimberly J Rask
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Manag Care 11:145-51. 2005
    ..To evaluate whether a medication-appropriateness algorithm applied to pharmacy claims data can identify ambulatory patients at risk for experiencing adverse drug events (ADEs) from those medications...
  26. ncbi request reprint Differences in self-management behaviors and use of preventive services among diabetes management enrollees by race and ethnicity
    Natalia Vukshich Oster
    Emory Center on Health Outcomes and Quality ECHOQ, Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Dis Manag 9:167-75. 2006
    ..Further research is warranted to identify why disparities remain in settings where services are universally available, and to find practical ways to eliminate disparities in a group with routine healthcare encounters...
  27. ncbi request reprint Health literacy: essential for health communication
    Ruth M Parker
    Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    J Health Commun 8:116-8. 2003
  28. pmc Impact of health literacy on socioeconomic and racial differences in health in an elderly population
    David H Howard
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:857-61. 2006
    ..Differences in health literacy levels by race and education are widely hypothesized to contribute to health disparities, but there is little direct evidence...
  29. ncbi request reprint Interdisciplinary epidemiologic and economic research needed to support a universal childhood influenza vaccination policy
    Margaret S Coleman
    Health Services Research and Evaluation Branch, Immunization Services Division, National Immunization Program, Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Epidemiol Rev 28:41-6. 2006
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Health literacy and functional health status among older adults
    Michael S Wolf
    Institute for Healthcare Studies and Division of General Internal Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 676 N St Clair St, Suite 200, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:1946-52. 2005
    ..We evaluated the association between health literacy, self-reported physical and mental health functioning, and health-related activity limitations among new Medicare managed care enrollees...
  31. pmc Impact of bioterrorism preparedness on the public health response to the 2003-2004 influenza vaccine crisis
    Julie A Gazmararian
    Public Health Rep 120:589. 2005
  32. pmc Functional health literacy and the risk of hospital admission among Medicare managed care enrollees
    David W Baker
    Center for Health Care Research and Policy, Case Western Reserve University at MetroHealth Medical Center, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:1278-83. 2002
    ..This study analyzed whether inadequate functional health literacy is an independent risk factor for hospital admission...
  33. ncbi request reprint Health literacy and mortality among elderly persons
    David W Baker
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 676 N St Clair St, Suite 200, Chicago, IL 60611 2927, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:1503-9. 2007
    ..We sought to determine whether low health literacy levels independently predict overall and cause-specific mortality...
  34. pmc Health literacy and use of outpatient physician services by Medicare managed care enrollees
    David W Baker
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Suite 200, 676 N Clair Street, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:215-20. 2004
    ..To determine whether inadequate functional health literacy adversely affects use of physician outpatient services...
  35. ncbi request reprint Identifying elderly at greatest risk of inadequate health literacy: a predictive model for population-health decision makers
    Michael J Miller
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Drake University, Des Moines, IA 50311, USA
    Res Social Adm Pharm 3:70-85. 2007
    ....
  36. pmc How are patients' specific ambulatory care experiences related to trust, satisfaction, and considering changing physicians?
    Nancy L Keating
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Mass, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:29-39. 2002
    ..Few data are available regarding the consequences of patients' problems with interpersonal aspects of medical care...
  37. ncbi request reprint Health literacy and health risk behaviors among older adults
    Michael S Wolf
    Institute for Healthcare Studies, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:19-24. 2007
    ..In this study, the association between health literacy and the prevalence of health risk behaviors was examined among older adults...
  38. pmc The prevalence of limited health literacy
    Michael K Paasche-Orlow
    Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:175-84. 2005
    ..To systematically review U.S. studies examining the prevalence of limited health literacy and to synthesize these findings by evaluating demographic associations in pooled analyses...

Research Grants3

  1. Physical Activity, Learning Styles and Health Literacy
    Julie Gazmararian; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..g., custodial, faculty), and an advisory panel of nationally renowned public health and learning theory professionals. ..
  2. Physical Activity, Learning Styles and Health Literacy
    Julie Gazmararian; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..g., custodial, faculty), and an advisory panel of nationally renowned public health and learning theory professionals. ..
  3. Physical Activity, Learning Styles and Health Literacy
    Julie Gazmararian; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..g., custodial, faculty), and an advisory panel of nationally renowned public health and learning theory professionals. ..