Douglas Miller

Summary

Affiliation: Indiana University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Alzheimer's disease multiple intervention trial (ADMIT): study protocol for a randomized controlled clinical trial
    Christopher M Callahan
    Indiana University Center for Aging Research, 410 West 10th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202 3012, USA
    Trials 13:92. 2012
  2. pmc Rating neighborhoods for older adult health: results from the African American Health study
    Elena M Andresen
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, College of Public Health and Health Professions, University of Florida Health Sciences Center, PO Box 100231 Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    BMC Public Health 8:35. 2008
  3. pmc Neighborhood conditions, diabetes, and risk of lower-body functional limitations among middle-aged African Americans: a cohort study
    Mario Schootman
    Department of Medicine and Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:283. 2010
  4. pmc Development and validation of a short portable sarcopenia measure in the African American health project
    Douglas K Miller
    Center for Aging Research, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 64:388-94. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Inner city, middle-aged African Americans have excess frank and subclinical disability
    Douglas K Miller
    School of Medicine, Saint Louis University, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:207-12. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Test-retest reliability of subclinical status for functional limitation and disability
    Douglas K Miller
    Indiana University Center for Aging Research, 1050 Wishard Blvd, RG 6, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 61:S52-6. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Adverse outcomes and correlates of change in the Short Physical Performance Battery over 36 months in the African American health project
    Douglas K Miller
    Center for Aging Research, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN 46202 3012, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:487-94. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Clinically relevant levels of depressive symptoms in community-dwelling middle-aged African Americans
    Douglas K Miller
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, School of Medicine, Saint Louis University, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:741-8. 2004
  9. doi request reprint Predictors of change in grip strength over 3 years in the African American health project
    Douglas K Miller
    Indiana University Center for Aging Research and Regenstrief Institute, Inc, Indianapolis 46202, USA
    J Aging Health 22:183-96. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Supportive-affective group experience for persons with life-threatening illness: reducing spiritual, psychological, and death-related distress in dying patients
    Douglas K Miller
    Center for Aging Research, Indiana University School of Medicine, 1050 Wishard Boulevard RG 6, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Palliat Med 8:333-43. 2005

Research Grants

  1. PHYSICAL FRAILTY IN URBAN AFRICAN-AMERICANS
    Douglas Miller; Fiscal Year: 2009
  2. PHYSICAL FRAILTY IN URBAN AFRICAN-AMERICANS
    Douglas Miller; Fiscal Year: 2009
  3. PHYSICAL FRAILTY IN URBAN AFRICAN-AMERICANS
    Douglas Miller; Fiscal Year: 2007
  4. PHYSICAL FRAILTY IN URBAN AFRICAN AMERICANS
    Douglas Miller; Fiscal Year: 2004
  5. PHYSICAL FRAILTY IN URBAN AFRICAN-AMERICANS
    Douglas Miller; Fiscal Year: 1993
  6. PHYSICAL FRAILTY IN URBAN AFRICAN-AMERICANS
    Douglas K Miller; Fiscal Year: 2010

Detail Information

Publications43

  1. pmc Alzheimer's disease multiple intervention trial (ADMIT): study protocol for a randomized controlled clinical trial
    Christopher M Callahan
    Indiana University Center for Aging Research, 410 West 10th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202 3012, USA
    Trials 13:92. 2012
    ..However, these improvements in quality of life were not associated with delays in subjects' functional decline...
  2. pmc Rating neighborhoods for older adult health: results from the African American Health study
    Elena M Andresen
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, College of Public Health and Health Professions, University of Florida Health Sciences Center, PO Box 100231 Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    BMC Public Health 8:35. 2008
    ..Social theories suggest that neighborhood quality affects health. Observer ratings of neighborhoods should be subjected to psychometric tests...
  3. pmc Neighborhood conditions, diabetes, and risk of lower-body functional limitations among middle-aged African Americans: a cohort study
    Mario Schootman
    Department of Medicine and Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:283. 2010
    ....
  4. pmc Development and validation of a short portable sarcopenia measure in the African American health project
    Douglas K Miller
    Center for Aging Research, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 64:388-94. 2009
    ..Poor muscle size and function (sarcopenia) have an important role in the age-associated disability process. However, no commonly accepted index of sarcopenia exists for use in epidemiological studies...
  5. ncbi request reprint Inner city, middle-aged African Americans have excess frank and subclinical disability
    Douglas K Miller
    School of Medicine, Saint Louis University, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:207-12. 2005
    ..Healthy People 2010 seeks to decrease or eliminate the health disparities experienced by disadvantaged minority groups...
  6. ncbi request reprint Test-retest reliability of subclinical status for functional limitation and disability
    Douglas K Miller
    Indiana University Center for Aging Research, 1050 Wishard Blvd, RG 6, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 61:S52-6. 2006
    ..We evaluated the reproducibility of measuring subclinical status in a random subset of 92 community-dwelling St. Louis African Americans aged 49 to 65 years old...
  7. ncbi request reprint Adverse outcomes and correlates of change in the Short Physical Performance Battery over 36 months in the African American health project
    Douglas K Miller
    Center for Aging Research, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN 46202 3012, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:487-94. 2008
    ..Moreover, factors associated with changes in SPPB over time have not been reported...
  8. ncbi request reprint Clinically relevant levels of depressive symptoms in community-dwelling middle-aged African Americans
    Douglas K Miller
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, School of Medicine, Saint Louis University, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:741-8. 2004
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Predictors of change in grip strength over 3 years in the African American health project
    Douglas K Miller
    Indiana University Center for Aging Research and Regenstrief Institute, Inc, Indianapolis 46202, USA
    J Aging Health 22:183-96. 2010
    ..To examine factors associated with change in grip strength...
  10. ncbi request reprint Supportive-affective group experience for persons with life-threatening illness: reducing spiritual, psychological, and death-related distress in dying patients
    Douglas K Miller
    Center for Aging Research, Indiana University School of Medicine, 1050 Wishard Boulevard RG 6, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Palliat Med 8:333-43. 2005
    ..Attention to psycho-socio-spiritual needs is considered critical by patients with life-threatening illnesses and their caregivers. Palliative care interventions that address these needs--particularly spirituality--are lacking...
  11. ncbi request reprint Fear of falling and related activity restriction among middle-aged African Americans
    Margaret Mary G Wilson
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, St Louis University School of Medicine, 1402 S Grand Blvd, M238, St Louis, Missouri 53104, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:355-60. 2005
    ..The prevalence of fear of falling and related activity restriction, and their joint distribution with falls and falls efficacy, have been inadequately addressed in population-based studies of middle-aged and African-American groups...
  12. pmc Lower serum DHEAS levels are associated with a higher degree of physical disability and depressive symptoms in middle-aged to older African American women
    Matthew T Haren
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Maturitas 57:347-60. 2007
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Computerized decision support to reduce potentially inappropriate prescribing to older emergency department patients: a randomized, controlled trial
    Kevin M Terrell
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1388-94. 2009
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of computer-assisted decision support in reducing potentially inappropriate prescribing to older adults...
  14. pmc Higher C-reactive protein and soluble tumor necrosis factor receptor levels are associated with poor physical function and disability: a cross-sectional analysis of a cohort of late middle-aged African Americans
    Matthew T Haren
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Internal Medicine, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, Missouri, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 65:274-81. 2010
    ..We aimed to determine associations of circulating cytokine receptors (sTNFR1, sTNFR2, and sIL-6R) and C-reactive protein (CRP) with disability, physical function, and body composition...
  15. ncbi request reprint Mortality risk in older inner-city African Americans
    Theodore K Malmstrom
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Saint Louis University, St Louis, Missouri 63104, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1049-55. 2007
    ..To investigate mortality risks in a sample of poor, inner-city-dwelling, older African Americans...
  16. ncbi request reprint The effect of adverse housing and neighborhood conditions on the development of diabetes mellitus among middle-aged African Americans
    Mario Schootman
    Department of Medicine and Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:379-87. 2007
    ..Poor housing conditions appear to be an independent contributor to the risk of incident diabetes in urban, middle-aged African Americans...
  17. ncbi request reprint Challenges in transitional care between nursing homes and emergency departments
    Kevin M Terrell
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 7:499-505. 2006
    ..To obtain opinions of knowledgeable professionals involved in the emergency care of nursing home (NH) residents...
  18. ncbi request reprint Prescribing to older ED patients
    Kevin M Terrell
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Indiana University Center for Aging Research, Regenstrief Institute, Inc, School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 24:468-78. 2006
    ..Two areas in need of research are identifying the proper dosing and safety of medications in seniors and prescribing with electronic decision support to assist in prescribing decisions...
  19. pmc Neighbourhood environment and the incidence of depressive symptoms among middle-aged African Americans
    Mario Schootman
    Department of Medicine and Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:527-32. 2007
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Cognitive ability and physical performance in middle-aged African Americans
    Theodore K Malmstrom
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Saint Louis University, St Louis, Missouri 63104, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:997-1001. 2005
    ..To investigate the association between cognitive ability and physical performance in a population-based sample of middle-aged African Americans...
  21. doi request reprint Quality indicators for geriatric emergency care
    Kevin M Terrell
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:441-9. 2009
    ..The project objective was to develop ED-specific quality indicators for older patients to help practitioners identify quality gaps and focus quality improvement efforts...
  22. ncbi request reprint Educational disparities in the prevalence and consequence of physical vulnerability
    Daniel O Clark
    Indiana University Center for Aging Research, Indianapolis, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 62:S193-7. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to estimate educational differences in the prevalence and mortality consequence of physical vulnerability among older adults in the United States...
  23. doi request reprint Urinary and fecal incontinence and quality of life in African Americans
    Theodore K Malmstrom
    Department of Neurology and Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Saint Louis University, St Louis, Missouri 63104, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:1941-5. 2010
    ..To investigate associations between quality of life (QoL) and incontinence in a population-based African-American sample...
  24. pmc Informant-based dementia screening in a population-based sample of African Americans
    Theodore K Malmstrom
    Department of Neurology and Psychiatry, School of Medicine, St Louis University, 1438 South Grand Boulevard, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 23:117-23. 2009
    ..An informant-based screening tool for dementia may be useful in population-based studies of minority populations...
  25. pmc Predictors of serum testosterone and DHEAS in African-American men
    Matthew T Haren
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Int J Androl 31:50-9. 2008
    ..Higher total T levels were associated with serum metabolic markers, particularly lower triglycerides, whereas higher BT was associated with better cognitive and muscle function and DHEAS with lower adiponectin and higher MMSE scores...
  26. ncbi request reprint The future (history) of socioeconomic measurement and implications for improving health outcomes among African Americans
    Elena M Andresen
    Department of Community Health, Saint Louis University School of Public Health, Missouri, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:1345-50. 2005
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood conditions and risk of incident lower-body functional limitations among middle-aged African Americans
    Mario Schootman
    Department of Medicine and Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 163:450-8. 2006
    ..01 (fair/poor noise level). Sensitivity analyses showed the robustness of the findings. Poor neighborhood conditions appear to be an independent contributor to the risk of incident LBFLs in middle-aged African Americans...
  28. pmc Adverse housing and neighborhood conditions and inflammatory markers among middle-aged African Americans
    Mario Schootman
    Division of Health Behavior Research, Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Washington University, Saint Louis, MO, USA
    J Urban Health 87:199-210. 2010
    ..05, Bonferroni-adjusted p > 0.0034). Inflammation does not appear to be a mediator of the association between poor housing/neighborhood conditions and adverse health outcomes in middle-aged African Americans...
  29. ncbi request reprint Identifying barriers to psychosocial spiritual care at the end of life: a physician group study
    John T Chibnall
    Department of Psychiatry, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 21:419-26. 2004
    ..The study was an exploratory means for generating hypotheses and identifying directions for interventions, research, and training in care for the dying...
  30. doi request reprint Analgesic prescribing for patients who are discharged from an emergency department
    Kevin M Terrell
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    Pain Med 11:1072-7. 2010
    ..Our objectives were to identify ED physicians' prescribing patterns when discharging patients with common musculoskeletal conditions and to determine if disparities in opioid prescribing exist...
  31. doi request reprint Computerized decision support for medication dosing in renal insufficiency: a randomized, controlled trial
    Kevin M Terrell
    Indiana University Center for Aging Research, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 56:623-9. 2010
    ..The hypothesis for this research was that decision support in a computerized physician order entry system would reduce the rate of excessive medication dosing for patients with renal impairment...
  32. pmc High yield research opportunities in geriatric emergency medicine: prehospital care, delirium, adverse drug events, and falls
    Christopher R Carpenter
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Washington University in St Louis, Missouri, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 66:775-83. 2011
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life in middle-aged African Americans
    Fredric D Wolinsky
    College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 59:S118-23. 2004
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Retest reliability of self-reported function, self-care, and disease history
    Elena M Andresen
    Department of Health Services Research, Management, and Policy, College of Public Health and Health Professions, University of Florida Health Sciences Center, Gainesville, FL 32610 0195, USA
    Med Care 43:93-7. 2005
    ..However, compared with objective data based on physiologic or laboratory tests, self-reports may suffer from lower accuracy and reliability. In addition, few reports examine reliability in population subgroups, such as black adults...
  35. ncbi request reprint Further evidence for the importance of subclinical functional limitation and subclinical disability assessment in gerontology and geriatrics
    Fredric D Wolinsky
    University of Iowa, and Iowa City Veterans Administration Medical Center, IA, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 60:S146-51. 2005
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial-spiritual correlates of death distress in patients with life-threatening medical conditions
    John T Chibnall
    Department of Psychiatry, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, Missouri 63104, USA
    Palliat Med 16:331-8. 2002
    ..Attention to these dimensions may buffer the negative affects of death distress...
  37. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of observer ratings of neighborhoods
    Elena M Andresen
    Rehabilitation Outcomes Research Center RORC, North Florida South Georgia VHS, Gainesville, FL, College of Public Health and Health Professions, University of Florida, P O Box 10082, Gainesville, Florida 32610 0182, USA
    J Aging Health 18:28-36. 2006
    ..The objectives were to examine the validity and reliability of a five-item neighborhood measurement scale...
  38. ncbi request reprint Cross-sectional and longitudinal risk factors for falls, fear of falling, and falls efficacy in a cohort of middle-aged African Americans
    Elena M Andresen
    Rehabilitation Outcomes Research Center, Research Services, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Gainesville, FL, USA
    Gerontologist 46:249-57. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study is to cross-sectionally and longitudinally identify risk factors for falls, fear of falling, and falls efficacy in late-middle-aged African Americans...
  39. ncbi request reprint Effect of subclinical status in functional limitation and disability on adverse health outcomes 3 years later
    Fredric D Wolinsky
    Iowa City VAMC, Iowa, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 62:101-6. 2007
    ..This article examines the effect of self-reported, baseline subclinical status (i.e., independent but adaptive performance) for functional limitation and disability on adverse health outcomes...
  40. ncbi request reprint Four-year lower extremity disability trajectories among African American men and women
    Fredric D Wolinsky
    Iowa City Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Iowa, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 62:525-30. 2007
    ..We examined 4-year lower extremity disability trajectories...
  41. pmc Self-rated health: changes, trajectories, and their antecedents among African Americans
    Fredric D Wolinsky
    Iowa City VA Medical Center and College of Public Health, University of Iowa, 200 Hawkins Drive, E 205 General Hospital, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Aging Health 20:143-58. 2008
    ..Little is known about changes in self-rated health (SRH) among African Americans...
  42. ncbi request reprint Strategies for recruiting patients into randomized trials of palliative care
    Douglas K Miller
    Palliat Med 17:556-7. 2003
  43. ncbi request reprint Editorial: Something about frailty
    John E Morley
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 57:M698-704. 2002

Research Grants15

  1. PHYSICAL FRAILTY IN URBAN AFRICAN-AMERICANS
    Douglas Miller; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Louis, Missouri with an emphasis on understanding how genetic factors interact with depression symptoms to exert such a strong negative impact on coronary artery disease. ..
  2. PHYSICAL FRAILTY IN URBAN AFRICAN-AMERICANS
    Douglas Miller; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Multiple secondary studies (e.g., fear of falling, life space mobility) will also be pursued. ..
  3. PHYSICAL FRAILTY IN URBAN AFRICAN-AMERICANS
    Douglas Miller; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Multiple secondary studies (e.g., fear of falling, life space mobility) will also be pursued. ..
  4. PHYSICAL FRAILTY IN URBAN AFRICAN AMERICANS
    Douglas Miller; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Secondary analyses (e.g., studies involving fear of falling, bone mineral metabolism, adverse effects of dehydration and renal insufficiency, and supine-to-stand transfers) will also be pursued. ..
  5. PHYSICAL FRAILTY IN URBAN AFRICAN-AMERICANS
    Douglas Miller; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..MLR on multiple linear regression will be used to evaluate the impact of frailty or decline in self care functioning (depending on the measure)...
  6. PHYSICAL FRAILTY IN URBAN AFRICAN-AMERICANS
    Douglas K Miller; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Multiple secondary studies (e.g., fear of falling, life space mobility) will also be pursued. ..