Christine C Johnson

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Affiliation: Henry Ford Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Influence of cat characteristics on Fel d 1 levels in the home
    Charlotte Nicholas
    Department of Biostatistics and Research Epidemiology, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 101:47-50. 2008
  2. pmc Studying forced expiratory volume at 1 second over menstrual segments in asthmatic and non-asthmatic women: assessing protocol feasibility
    Ganesa Wegienka
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, USA
    BMC Res Notes 5:261. 2012
  3. pmc Cost analyses of a web-based behavioral intervention to enhance fruit and vegetable consumption
    Anna Sukhanova
    Institute for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Colorado, Denver, CO, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:92. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Environmental epidemiology of pediatric asthma and allergy
    Christine Cole Johnson
    Department of Biostatistics and Research Epidemiology, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI, USA
    Epidemiol Rev 24:154-75. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Family history, dust mite exposure in early childhood, and risk for pediatric atopy and asthma
    Christine Cole Johnson
    Department of Biostatistics and Research Epidemiology, Henry Ford Health System, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 114:105-10. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic exposure in early infancy and risk for childhood atopy
    Christine Cole Johnson
    Department of Biostatistics and Research Epidemiology, Henry Ford Health System, 1 Ford Place 5C, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 115:1218-24. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Longitudinal study of depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (Depo-Provera) effects on bone health in adolescents: study design, population characteristics and baseline bone mineral density
    Christine C Johnson
    Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI 48202 3450, USA
    Contraception 77:239-48. 2008
  8. pmc The epidemiology of CA-125 in women without evidence of ovarian cancer in the Prostate, Lung, Colorectal and Ovarian Cancer (PLCO) Screening Trial
    Christine C Johnson
    Josephine Ford Cancer Center, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 110:383-9. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Do animals on the farm and in the home reduce the risk of pediatric atopy?
    Christine Cole Johnson
    Department of Biostatistics and Research Epidemiology, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 2:133-9. 2002
  10. doi request reprint Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug use and colorectal polyps in the Prostate, Lung, Colorectal, And Ovarian Cancer Screening Trial
    Christine Cole Johnson
    Department of Biostatistics and Research Epidemiology, Josephine Ford Cancer Center, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 105:2646-55. 2010

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Publications68

  1. doi request reprint Influence of cat characteristics on Fel d 1 levels in the home
    Charlotte Nicholas
    Department of Biostatistics and Research Epidemiology, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 101:47-50. 2008
    ....
  2. pmc Studying forced expiratory volume at 1 second over menstrual segments in asthmatic and non-asthmatic women: assessing protocol feasibility
    Ganesa Wegienka
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, USA
    BMC Res Notes 5:261. 2012
    ..e.; premenstrual, pregnancy, etc.). This pilot study sought to demonstrate the feasibility of data collection methods to investigate the effects of sex hormones on lung function in women...
  3. pmc Cost analyses of a web-based behavioral intervention to enhance fruit and vegetable consumption
    Anna Sukhanova
    Institute for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Colorado, Denver, CO, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:92. 2009
    ..The purpose of this paper is to evaluate costs associated with the online intervention trial, Making Effective Nutritional Choices for Cancer Prevention (MENU), and to connect the findings to the study outcomes...
  4. ncbi request reprint Environmental epidemiology of pediatric asthma and allergy
    Christine Cole Johnson
    Department of Biostatistics and Research Epidemiology, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI, USA
    Epidemiol Rev 24:154-75. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Family history, dust mite exposure in early childhood, and risk for pediatric atopy and asthma
    Christine Cole Johnson
    Department of Biostatistics and Research Epidemiology, Henry Ford Health System, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 114:105-10. 2004
    ..Dust mite allergen exposure is considered a major determinant of sensitization to these allergens during childhood and a risk factor for pediatric asthma...
  6. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic exposure in early infancy and risk for childhood atopy
    Christine Cole Johnson
    Department of Biostatistics and Research Epidemiology, Henry Ford Health System, 1 Ford Place 5C, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 115:1218-24. 2005
    ..The increase in pediatric allergy and asthma parallels the increase in use of antibiotics. Antibiotics disturb the flora of the gastrointestinal tract, possibly perturbing the developing immune system...
  7. doi request reprint Longitudinal study of depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (Depo-Provera) effects on bone health in adolescents: study design, population characteristics and baseline bone mineral density
    Christine C Johnson
    Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI 48202 3450, USA
    Contraception 77:239-48. 2008
    ..nonuse of the injectable (intramuscular) contraceptive depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA-IM) and its effect on bone mass in adolescent women...
  8. pmc The epidemiology of CA-125 in women without evidence of ovarian cancer in the Prostate, Lung, Colorectal and Ovarian Cancer (PLCO) Screening Trial
    Christine C Johnson
    Josephine Ford Cancer Center, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 110:383-9. 2008
    ..To determine the epidemiology of CA-125 in women without ovarian cancer...
  9. ncbi request reprint Do animals on the farm and in the home reduce the risk of pediatric atopy?
    Christine Cole Johnson
    Department of Biostatistics and Research Epidemiology, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 2:133-9. 2002
    ..In the meantime, it appears that counseling prospective parents that avoidance of exposure to animals in the first years of life will prevent atopy may not be sage advice...
  10. doi request reprint Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug use and colorectal polyps in the Prostate, Lung, Colorectal, And Ovarian Cancer Screening Trial
    Christine Cole Johnson
    Department of Biostatistics and Research Epidemiology, Josephine Ford Cancer Center, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 105:2646-55. 2010
    ....
  11. pmc Comparison of early-, late-, and non-participants in a school-based asthma management program for urban high school students
    Christine L M Joseph
    Department of Biostatistics and Research Epidemiology, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI, USA
    Trials 12:141. 2011
    ..In this paper, we describe characteristics by participant status of urban teens eligible to participate in a RCT of a school-based, web-based asthma management program...
  12. ncbi request reprint Gene-environment interactions with CD14 C-260T and their relationship to total serum IgE levels in adults
    L Keoki Williams
    Department of Internal Medicine, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 118:851-7. 2006
    ..Furred pets might also influence IgE levels through their effects on endotoxin levels. However, how these factors interact to influence total IgE levels is not well known, especially in adults...
  13. pmc Gene-environment interactions between CD14 C-260T and endotoxin exposure on Foxp3+ and Foxp3- CD4+ lymphocyte numbers and total serum IgE levels in early childhood
    L Keoki Williams
    Department of Internal Medicine, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 100:128-36. 2008
    ..Previously, we described gene-environment interactions between the endotoxin receptor polymorphism C-260T of the CD14 gene and endotoxin exposure on total serum IgE level; however, the mechanism of this interaction is not known...
  14. pmc Differences in allergic sensitization by self-reported race and genetic ancestry
    James J Yang
    Department of Biostatistics and Research Epidemiology, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 122:820-827.e9. 2008
    ..Many allergic conditions occur more frequently in African American patients when compared with white patients; however, it is not known whether this represents genetic predisposition or disparate environmental exposures...
  15. pmc Analysis of allergen specific IgE cut points to cat and dog in the Childhood Allergy Study
    Carey C Linden
    Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 106:153-158.e2. 2011
    ..The application of a single allergen specific IgE (sIgE) cut point, such as 0.35 kU/L, to determine sensitization for all allergens may be suboptimal...
  16. ncbi request reprint Relationship of house-dust mite allergen exposure in children's bedrooms in infancy to bronchial hyperresponsiveness and asthma diagnosis by age 6 to 7
    Paul M Carter
    Henry Ford Health System, Division of Allergy, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 90:41-4. 2003
    ..Several studies have suggested that exposure to house-dust mite (HDM) allergen in infancy increases the risk of developing asthma...
  17. ncbi request reprint The relationship between early fever and allergic sensitization at age 6 to 7 years
    L Keoki Williams
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Detroit, Mich, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 113:291-6. 2004
    ..The hygiene hypothesis suggests that early infections might protect against later allergic sensitization...
  18. pmc Applying epidemiologic concepts of primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention to the elimination of racial disparities in asthma
    Christine L M Joseph
    Department of Biostatistics and Research Epidemiology, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 117:233-40; quiz 241-2. 2006
    ..Once causative factors at each level of disease prevention are understood, this knowledge can be translated into clinical practice and public health policy...
  19. ncbi request reprint Airway hyperresponsiveness to methacholine at age 6 to 8 years in nonasthmatic patients is not related to increased health-care utilization for asthma in the ensuing 5 years: a longitudinal study of a birth cohort
    Jaroslaw P Siwik
    Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI, USA
    Chest 128:2420-6. 2005
    ..In addition, few studies have examined the relationship of airway hyperresponsiveness (AHR) to indicators of asthma severity such as health-care utilization...
  20. ncbi request reprint Race-ethnicity, crime, and other factors associated with adherence to inhaled corticosteroids
    L Keoki Williams
    Department of Internal Medicine, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 119:168-75. 2007
    ..Environmental stressors, such as crime exposure, which has been associated with asthma morbidity, might also predict ICS adherence...
  21. ncbi request reprint The relationship of housing and household characteristics to the indoor concentrations of Der f 1, Der p 1, and Fel d 1 measured in dust and air samples
    Edward L Peterson
    Department of Biostatistics and Research Epidemiology, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 90:564-71. 2003
    ..Indoor dust mite and cat allergens have been related to the risk of atopic conditions. If allergen levels are influenced by modifiable residential characteristics, potential interventions to prevent disease could be deployed...
  22. pmc Indoor pet exposure and the outcomes of total IgE and sensitization at age 18 years
    Ganesa Wegienka
    Department of Biostatistics and Research Epidemiology, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Mich, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 126:274-9, 279.e1-5. 2010
    ..Early-life exposure to household pets has been shown to be protective against allergic sensitization in childhood...
  23. doi request reprint The association of maternal prenatal IgE and eczema in offspring is restricted to non-atopic mothers
    William B Hicks
    Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Department of Internal Medicine, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, USA
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 22:684-7. 2011
    ..2 IU/ml (9.2-13.6) among those whose children did not have a diagnosis of eczema (p-value 0.002). Maternal prenatal IgE level among women who are not sensitized to common allergens is associated with increased risk of eczema in offspring...
  24. pmc Identification of patients with nonmelanoma skin cancer using health maintenance organization claims data
    Melody J Eide
    Department of Dermatology, Henry Ford Hospital, 3031 West Grand Boulevard, Suite 800, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 171:123-8. 2010
    ..7% identified with both codes. HMO administrative data can be used to ascertain NMSC with high positive predictive values with either ICD-9-CM or CPT code, but both codes may be necessary among non-HMO patient populations...
  25. ncbi request reprint Timing and intensity of early fevers and the development of allergies and asthma
    L Keoki Williams
    Department of Internal Medicine, Center for Health Services Research, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 116:102-8. 2005
    ..Early childhood fevers appear to protect against later allergies and asthma. What is not known is the time in which fevers exert this effect and whether the degree of temperature increase is important...
  26. pmc Early complementary feeding and risk of food sensitization in a birth cohort
    Christine L M Joseph
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 127:1203-10.e5. 2011
    ..Exposure to solid food or cow's milk (complementary food) before age 4 months may confer immune protection (tolerance) or detriment (allergy)...
  27. pmc Regulatory T cells in prenatal blood samples: variability with pet exposure and sensitization
    Ganesa Wegienka
    Department of Biostatistics and Research Epidemiology, Henry Ford Hospital, 1 Ford Place, 3E, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    J Reprod Immunol 81:74-81. 2009
    ..Gestational age at blood draw did not affect the associations. We conclude that Treg cell levels during pregnancy vary in association with both dog and cat exposure and atopic status...
  28. pmc Validation of claims data algorithms to identify nonmelanoma skin cancer
    Melody J Eide
    Department of Dermatology, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
    J Invest Dermatol 132:2005-9. 2012
    ..There is a substantial difference in cases identified by NLP compared with claims data, suggesting that formal surveillance efforts should be considered...
  29. ncbi request reprint Assessment of mid flow rate measurements in patients undergoing methacholine challenge
    Michael R Simon
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Allergy and Immunology, Henry Ford Health System, One Ford Place, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 27:404-10. 2006
    ..The FEF(25-75)/FVC does not provide additional information to that provided by the FEF(25-75)...
  30. doi request reprint Vitamin D and nonmelanoma skin cancer in a health maintenance organization cohort
    Melody J Eide
    Department of Dermatology, Henry Ford Hospital, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
    Arch Dermatol 147:1379-84. 2011
    ..To examine the association of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25-OHD) with the risk of nonmelanoma skin cancer (NMSC), defined as squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) and basal cell carcinoma (BCC)...
  31. pmc A web-based, tailored asthma management program for urban African-American high school students
    Christine L M Joseph
    Senior Staff Epidemiologist, Henry Ford Health System, Department of Biostatistics and Research Epidemiology, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 175:888-95. 2007
    ..Traditionally, urban youth are believed to be difficult to engage in health-related programs, both in terms of connecting and convincing...
  32. doi request reprint Risk factors associated with transient wheezing in young children
    Michael R Simon
    Department of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 29:161-5. 2008
    ..6; 95% CI, 1.0-2.6; p = 0.048). We confirm previous observations that transient wheezing in young children is not associated with an atopic predisposition...
  33. ncbi request reprint Does low birth weight help to explain the increased prevalence of asthma among African-Americans?
    Christine L M Joseph
    Henry Ford Health System, Department of Biostatistics and Research Epidemiology, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 88:507-12. 2002
    ..Racial disparities in asthma prevalence are not fully explained. Previous studies have reported an association between low birth weight (LBW) and asthma. African-Americans are at a heightened risk for both conditions...
  34. ncbi request reprint Relationship between adherence to inhaled corticosteroids and poor outcomes among adults with asthma
    L Keoki Williams
    Department of Internal Medicine, Henry Ford Health System, Detoit, MI 48202, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 114:1288-93. 2004
    ..However, overall adherence is poor among patients with asthma. Objective To estimate the proportion of poor asthma-related outcomes attributable to ICS nonadherence...
  35. pmc The role of endotoxin and its receptors in allergic disease
    L Keoki Williams
    Department of Internal Medicine, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 94:323-32. 2005
    ..To summarize the existing literature on the association of endotoxin with respiratory diseases and allergic sensitization and to review the potentially modifying effects of endotoxin receptor polymorphisms...
  36. pmc Agreement between teenager and caregiver responses to questions about teenager's asthma
    Christine L M Joseph
    Biostatistics and Research Epidemiology, Detroit, Michigan 48202 USA
    J Asthma 43:119-24. 2006
    ..Agreement was weak for perceived asthma control and severity. Teen-caregiver agreement on asthma depends on the type of information being sought...
  37. pmc How accurately do young adults recall childhood pets? A validation study
    Charlotte Nicholas
    Department of Biostatistics and Research Epidemiology, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 170:388-92. 2009
    ..Findings suggest good reliability of young adult pet reporting for ages 0-6 years but that childhood pet exposure may need to be assessed separately depending on the participant's sex and the outcome of interest...
  38. pmc Association of early life wheeze and lung function
    Ganesa Wegienka
    Department of Biostatistics and Research Epidemiology, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 102:29-34. 2009
    ..The incidence of wheeze is unknown and the role of early life wheeze in subsequent health is not clearly understood...
  39. pmc Dog characteristics and allergen levels in the home
    Charlotte Nicholas
    Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 105:228-33. 2010
    ..Comprehensive analyses on the effect of household dogs on dog allergen levels in the home are lacking...
  40. pmc Effect of incentives and mailing features on online health program enrollment
    Gwen L Alexander
    Department of Biostatistics and Research Epidemiology, Henry Ford Hospital and Health System, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Am J Prev Med 34:382-8. 2008
    ..This study examined the effects of combinations of monetary incentives and mailing characteristics on enrollment, retention, and cost effectiveness for an online health program...
  41. doi request reprint Recruitment in the prostate, lung, colorectal, and ovarian (PLCO) cancer screening trial: the first phase of recruitment at Henry Ford Health System
    Lois E Lamerato
    Department of Biostatistics and Research Epidemiology, Henry Ford Health System, One Ford Place 5C, Detroit, MI 48125, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:827-33. 2008
    ....
  42. pmc Specific allergic sensitization in parents and their 18-year-old offspring in the Suburban Detroit Childhood Allergy Study
    Rana Tawil Misiak
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Allergy, Henry Ford Hospital, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 123:1401-6.e2. 2009
    ..Allergic sensitization is increased among offspring of sensitized parents...
  43. ncbi request reprint Birth order and cord immunoglobulin E: results using a high-sensitivity immunoglobulin E protocol
    Ganesa Wegienka
    Department of Biostatistics and Research Epidemiology, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Mich 48202, USA
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 145:305-12. 2008
    ..We further examined the relationship between birth order and cord blood IgE in a racially diverse birth cohort...
  44. ncbi request reprint Categorizing race and ethnicity in the HMO Cancer Research Network
    Marvella E Ford
    Resource Center for Minority Aging Research, Henry Ford Health Sciences Center, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
    Ethn Dis 12:135-40. 2002
    ..Special emphasis is placed upon diverse populations, and racial and ethnic differences in outcomes, costs, and cost effectiveness...
  45. ncbi request reprint Multiple risk factors for Parkinson's disease
    Jay M Gorell
    Department of Neurology, Henry Ford Health Sciences Center, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI, USA
    J Neurol Sci 217:169-74. 2004
    ..To determine the relative contribution of various risk factors to the development of Parkinson's disease (PD)...
  46. ncbi request reprint The economic impact of false-positive cancer screens
    Jennifer Elston Lafata
    Center for Health Services Research, Henry Ford Health System, 1 Ford Place, 3A, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:2126-32. 2004
    ..We evaluated the medical and nonmedical costs associated with false-positive prostate, lung, colorectal, and ovarian cancer screens...
  47. ncbi request reprint Effect of asthma intervention on children with undiagnosed asthma
    Christine L M Joseph
    Henry Ford Health System, Department of Biostatistics and Research Epidemiology, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    J Pediatr 146:96-104. 2005
    ..To measure the effect of an asthma intervention on the functional status and morbidity of children with undiagnosed asthma...
  48. ncbi request reprint Routine surveillance care after cancer treatment with curative intent
    Jennifer Elston Lafata
    Center for Health Services Research, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
    Med Care 43:592-9. 2005
    ..Many consensus guidelines recommend routine surveillance to detect recurrent disease among cancer survivors. We compare surveillance care receipt to guideline recommendations...
  49. ncbi request reprint Invited commentary: Sibship effects and a call for a comparative disease approach
    Wilfried Karmaus
    Department of Epidemiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 162:133-8; discussion 139. 2005
  50. pmc Identifying students with self-report of asthma and respiratory symptoms in an urban, high school setting
    Christine L M Joseph
    Department of Biostatistics and Research Epidemiology, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    J Urban Health 84:60-9. 2007
    ..Itemized expenses are presented to facilitate modifications to reduce costs. This information may benefit providers, researchers, or administrators targeting similar populations...
  51. ncbi request reprint Breastfeeding history and childhood allergic status in a prospective birth cohort
    Ganesa Wegienka
    Department of Biostatistics and Research Epidemiology, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 97:78-83. 2006
    ..Breastfeeding provides the best possible nutrition for newborns, but its role in the development of allergies is complex...
  52. pmc Blood lead level and risk of asthma
    Christine L M Joseph
    Department of Biostatistics and Research Epidemiology, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:900-4. 2005
    ..These results demonstrate the need for further exploration of the complex interrelationships between race, asthma phenotype, genetic susceptibilities, and socioenvironmental exposures, including lead...
  53. doi request reprint Pregnancy associated smoking behavior and six year postpartum recall
    Sharon M Hensley Alford
    Department of Biostatistics and Research Epidemiology, Henry Ford Health System, One Ford Place, Suite 5C BRE, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Matern Child Health J 13:865-72. 2009
    ..This study examined predictors and behaviors of pregnancy-related smoking among women who belonged to a private health maintenance organization and the recall accuracy of pregnancy-related smoking behaviors after 6-years...
  54. ncbi request reprint Factors contributing to the racial differences in prostate cancer mortality
    Ashutosh Tewari
    Vattikuti Urology Institute and Josephine Ford Cancer Center, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI, USA
    BJU Int 96:1247-52. 2005
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint Long-term survival probability in men with clinically localized prostate cancer: a case-control, propensity modeling study stratified by race, age, treatment and comorbidities
    Ashutosh Tewari
    Vattikuti Urology Institute and Josephine Ford Cancer Center, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
    J Urol 171:1513-9. 2004
    ..We developed comprehensive lookup tables for estimating survival probability stratified by patient age, race, readily available clinical variables, comorbidities and treatment type...
  56. pmc A randomized clinical trial evaluating online interventions to improve fruit and vegetable consumption
    Gwen L Alexander
    Department of Biostatistics and Research Epidemiology, Henry Ford Hospital and Health Center, One Ford Place 5C, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:319-26. 2010
    ....
  57. ncbi request reprint Examining the effects of false positive lung cancer screening results on subsequent lung cancer screening adherence
    Marvella E Ford
    Department of Psychiatry and Center for Research in Diverse Populations, Henry Ford Health Sciences Center, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA mford1 hfhs org
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:28-33. 2003
    ..The study goal was to examine the effects of an initial false positive chest X-ray screening result on subsequent lung cancer screening adherence...
  58. pmc Breast cancer characteristics at diagnosis and survival among Arab-American women compared to European- and African-American women
    Sharon Hensley Alford
    Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 114:339-46. 2009
    ..To investigate this finding, we focused on one of the largest settlements of Arabs and Iraqi Christians (Chaldeans) in the US, metropolitan Detroit- a SEER reporting site since 1973...
  59. doi request reprint Incidence of nonmelanoma skin cancer in a cohort of patients with vitiligo
    Camile L Hexsel
    Multicultural Dermatology Center, Department of Dermatology, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 60:929-33. 2009
    ..Nonmelanoma skin cancer (NMSC) incidence in patients with vitiligo has not been studied...
  60. ncbi request reprint Parental history of atopic disease: disease pattern and risk of pediatric atopy in offspring
    Sharon Hensley Alford
    The Henry Ford Health System, One Ford Place 5C, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 114:1046-50. 2004
    ..This approach has been applied in other diseases, such as cancer, to discriminate between predominantly inherited versus environmentally caused (sporadic) cases...
  61. ncbi request reprint Modifying a breast cancer risk factor survey for African American women
    Marvella E Ford
    Department of Psychiatry and Cancer Research in Diverse Populations, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI, USA mford bcm tmc edu
    Oncol Nurs Forum 29:827-34. 2002
    ..To evaluate a breast cancer risk factor survey for use with African American women...
  62. ncbi request reprint Exposure to dogs and cats in the first year of life and risk of allergic sensitization at 6 to 7 years of age
    Dennis R Ownby
    Section of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Pediatrics, BG 1019, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912 3790, USA
    JAMA 288:963-72. 2002
    ..Childhood asthma is strongly associated with allergic sensitization. Studies have suggested that animal exposure during infancy reduces subsequent allergic sensitization...
  63. ncbi request reprint The relationship between seroatopy and symptoms of either allergic rhinitis or asthma
    Christina M Abraham
    Section of Allergy and Immunology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 119:1099-104. 2007
    ..Epidemiologic data on allergic rhinitis and asthma are frequently based on self-reported symptoms...
  64. pmc Interpregnancy interval might affect the risk of childhood atopy
    Ganesa Wegienka
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 113:169-71. 2004
  65. ncbi request reprint Design of a case management approach to enhance cancer screening trial retention among older African American men
    Marvella E Ford
    Department of Medicine and Section of Health Services Research, Baylor College of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Medical Center 152, 2002 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Aging Health 16:39S-57S. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to enhance retention among African American men enrolled in a cancer screening trial...
  66. ncbi request reprint Use of guideline recommended follow-up care in cancer survivors: routine or diagnostic indications?
    Gregory S Cooper
    Division of Gastroenterology and Comprehensive Cancer Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106 5066, USA
    Med Care 44:590-4. 2006
    ..After potentially curative cancer treatment, patients may receive procedures for routine monitoring for recurrence or for evaluation of symptoms or signs...
  67. ncbi request reprint Colon polyp recurrence in a managed care population
    Marianne Ulcickas Yood
    Galt Associates, 46040 Center Oak Plaza, Suite 100, Sterling, VA 20166, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:422-6. 2003
    ..Understanding the natural history of colorectal polyps from biologic and health care services standpoints is critical in determining optimal treatment...
  68. ncbi request reprint Final results of the Lung Screening Study, a randomized feasibility study of spiral CT versus chest X-ray screening for lung cancer
    John K Gohagan
    Division of Cancer Prevention, National Cancer Institute, 6130 Executive Blvd, EPN 3064, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Lung Cancer 47:9-15. 2005
    ..A total of 16 stage III-IV cancers were observed in the LDCT arm versus nine in the CXR arm. The LSS has established the feasibility of a RCT comparing annual spiral CT to chest X-ray for lung cancer screening...

Research Grants12

  1. Early Environmental Hygiene and Pediatric Atopy
    Christine C Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Further, working with Dr. F. Martinez, we will use the established repository of biospecimens to develop molecular epidemiologic studies of genetic-environmental risk factors. ..
  2. COLON CANCER SURVIVORS--MEDICATIONS & RISK OF RECURRENCE
    Christine Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Using automated pharmacy data, the timing of use and exposure to NSAIDs and HRT will be analyzed among cancer survivors, along with potentially confounding variables, in relation to these outcomes. ..
  3. Statins & Lymphoid Malignancy Risk in a Large Multi-Site Population-Based Cohort
    Marianne Ulcickas Yood; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....