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Affiliation: Indiana University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Data for drugs available through low-cost prescription drug programs are available through pharmacy benefit manager and claims data
    Vivienne J Zhu
    Regenstrief Institute, Inc, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    BMC Clin Pharmacol 12:12. 2012
  2. pmc Comparative effects of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) on blood pressure in patients with hypertension
    Hisham Aljadhey
    College of Pharmacy, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 12:93. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Plasma levels of prorenin and renin in blacks and whites: their relative abundance and associations with plasma aldosterone concentration
    Wanzhu Tu
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    Am J Hypertens 25:1030-4. 2012
  4. pmc Time from first intercourse to first sexually transmitted infection diagnosis among adolescent women
    Wanzhu Tu
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, 46202, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 163:1106-11. 2009
  5. pmc Intensified effect of adiposity on blood pressure in overweight and obese children
    Wanzhu Tu
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Hypertension 58:818-24. 2011
  6. pmc Somatic symptoms in patients with cancer experiencing pain or depression: prevalence, disability, and health care use
    Kurt Kroenke
    Richard Roudebush VA Medical Center, Indianapolis, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:1686-94. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Correlates of health-related quality of life among lower-income, urban adults with congestive heart failure
    Daniel O Clark
    Indiana University Center for Aging Research, Indianapolis, 46202, USA
    Heart Lung 32:391-401. 2003
  8. pmc Effect of telecare management on pain and depression in patients with cancer: a randomized trial
    Kurt Kroenke
    Center for Implementing Evidence Based Practice, Richard Roudebush VA Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    JAMA 304:163-71. 2010
  9. pmc The association of depression and pain with health-related quality of life, disability, and health care use in cancer patients
    Kurt Kroenke
    Regenstrief Institute, Inc, 1050 Wishard Blvd, 6th Floor, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 40:327-41. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Patient perception and provider assessment of severity of heart failure as predictors of hospitalization
    Usha Subramanian
    Roudebush Veterans Administration Medical Center, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Heart Lung 34:89-98. 2005

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Publications52

  1. pmc Data for drugs available through low-cost prescription drug programs are available through pharmacy benefit manager and claims data
    Vivienne J Zhu
    Regenstrief Institute, Inc, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    BMC Clin Pharmacol 12:12. 2012
    ....
  2. pmc Comparative effects of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) on blood pressure in patients with hypertension
    Hisham Aljadhey
    College of Pharmacy, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 12:93. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the association between incident use of NSAIDs and blood pressure in patients with hypertension...
  3. doi request reprint Plasma levels of prorenin and renin in blacks and whites: their relative abundance and associations with plasma aldosterone concentration
    Wanzhu Tu
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    Am J Hypertens 25:1030-4. 2012
    ..We sought to determine whether prorenin levels were related to extracellular volume, as reflected by the levels of plasma renin activity (PRA), and to aldosterone...
  4. pmc Time from first intercourse to first sexually transmitted infection diagnosis among adolescent women
    Wanzhu Tu
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, 46202, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 163:1106-11. 2009
    ..To determine the time between first intercourse and first sexually transmitted infection (STI) with Chlamydia trachomatis, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, or Trichomonas vaginalis and time between repeated infections...
  5. pmc Intensified effect of adiposity on blood pressure in overweight and obese children
    Wanzhu Tu
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Hypertension 58:818-24. 2011
    ..The findings have relevance to interventions designed to prevent or treat adiposity-related increases in BP and to the analytic approaches used in epidemiological studies...
  6. pmc Somatic symptoms in patients with cancer experiencing pain or depression: prevalence, disability, and health care use
    Kurt Kroenke
    Richard Roudebush VA Medical Center, Indianapolis, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:1686-94. 2010
    ..The adverse impact of a high somatic symptom burden is well established for primary care and other noncancer populations with chronic medical disorders...
  7. ncbi request reprint Correlates of health-related quality of life among lower-income, urban adults with congestive heart failure
    Daniel O Clark
    Indiana University Center for Aging Research, Indianapolis, 46202, USA
    Heart Lung 32:391-401. 2003
    ..Improving health-related quality of life (HRQL) is a primary goal in the treatment of patients with congestive heart failure (CHF), yet few studies have explored correlates of HRQL among CHF patients...
  8. pmc Effect of telecare management on pain and depression in patients with cancer: a randomized trial
    Kurt Kroenke
    Center for Implementing Evidence Based Practice, Richard Roudebush VA Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    JAMA 304:163-71. 2010
    ..Pain and depression are 2 of the most prevalent and treatable cancer-related symptoms, yet they frequently go unrecognized, undertreated, or both...
  9. pmc The association of depression and pain with health-related quality of life, disability, and health care use in cancer patients
    Kurt Kroenke
    Regenstrief Institute, Inc, 1050 Wishard Blvd, 6th Floor, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 40:327-41. 2010
    ..Pain and depression are two of the most prevalent and treatable cancer-related symptoms, each present in at least 20%-30% of oncology patients...
  10. ncbi request reprint Patient perception and provider assessment of severity of heart failure as predictors of hospitalization
    Usha Subramanian
    Roudebush Veterans Administration Medical Center, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Heart Lung 34:89-98. 2005
    ..To then determine the ability of each method to predict all-cause hospitalization...
  11. ncbi request reprint Association of condom use, sexual behaviors, and sexually transmitted infections with the duration of genital human papillomavirus infection among adolescent women
    Marcia L Shew
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, 545 Barnhill Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:151-6. 2006
    ..To examine the association of potentially modifiable factors such as condom use, sexual behaviors, and concurrent sexually transmitted infections with duration of genital human papillomavirus (HPV) infections among adolescent women...
  12. pmc Optimized antidepressant therapy and pain self-management in primary care patients with depression and musculoskeletal pain: a randomized controlled trial
    Kurt Kroenke
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, USA
    JAMA 301:2099-110. 2009
    ..Pain and depression are the most common physical and psychological symptoms in primary care, respectively. Moreover, they co-occur 30% to 50% of the time and have adverse effects on quality of life, disability, and health care costs...
  13. doi request reprint A semi-parametric threshold regression analysis of sexually transmitted infections in adolescent women
    Zhangsheng Yu
    Division of Biostatistics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46254, USA
    Stat Med 28:3029-42. 2009
    ..Analysis shows that the lifetime number of sexual partners has a nonlinear effect on the risk of C. trachomatis infection and the infection risks were differential by ethnicity and age of sexual debut...
  14. pmc The Indiana Cancer Pain and Depression (INCPAD) trial Design of a telecare management intervention for cancer-related symptoms and baseline characteristics of study participants
    Kurt Kroenke
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 31:240-53. 2009
    ..This article describes a telecare management intervention delivered by a nurse-psychiatrist team that is designed to improve recognition and treatment of pain and depression. The enrolled sample is also described...
  15. pmc The influence of hormonal contraception on mood and sexual interest among adolescents
    Mary A Ott
    Section of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University, 410 West 10th Street, HS1001, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 37:605-13. 2008
    ..Changes in mood among adolescent hormonal contraceptive users differed from those anticipated for adult users. Attention to adolescent-specific changes in mood and sexual interest may improve contraceptive adherence...
  16. ncbi request reprint Geriatric care management for low-income seniors: a randomized controlled trial
    Steven R Counsell
    Indiana University Center for Aging Research, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    JAMA 298:2623-33. 2007
    ..Low-income seniors frequently have multiple chronic medical conditions for which they often fail to receive the recommended standard of care...
  17. ncbi request reprint Cost analysis of the Geriatric Resources for Assessment and Care of Elders care management intervention
    Steven R Counsell
    Center for Aging Research, School of Medicine, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1420-6. 2009
    ..To provide, from the healthcare delivery system perspective, a cost analysis of the Geriatric Resources for Assessment and Care of Elders (GRACE) intervention, which is effective in improving quality of care and outcomes...
  18. pmc The association of depression and anxiety with health-related quality of life in cancer patients with depression and/or pain
    Linda F Brown
    Department of Psychology, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Psychooncology 19:734-41. 2010
    ..Because the disorders are highly comorbid, we examined the relationship of anxiety and depression with health-related quality of life (HRQL) in cancer patients...
  19. pmc Repeated Chlamydia trachomatis genital infections in adolescent women
    Byron E Batteiger
    Divisions of Infectious Diseases, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202 5112, USA
    J Infect Dis 201:42-51. 2010
    ..Repeated Chlamydia trachomatis infections are common among young sexually active women. The relative frequency of reinfection and antibiotic treatment failure is undefined...
  20. doi request reprint Predictors of pain outcomes in patients with chronic musculoskeletal pain co-morbid with depression: results from a randomized controlled trial
    Dennis C Ang
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, IN 46202, USA
    Pain Med 11:482-91. 2010
    ..In this study, we report the predictors of pain intensity and activity interference in primary care patients with co-morbid pain and depression...
  21. doi request reprint The impact of delinquency on young adult sexual risk behaviors and sexually transmitted infections
    Matthew C Aalsma
    Section of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    J Adolesc Health 46:17-24. 2010
    ..Therefore, we used nationally representative data to examine the longitudinal association between delinquent behavior, sexual risk behavior, and STI among adolescents and young adults...
  22. pmc Characteristics associated with sex after periods of abstinence among sexually experienced young women
    Mary A Ott
    Section of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 42:43-8. 2010
    ..Adolescent pregnancy prevention is difficult because adolescent sex is intermittent. Understanding why sexually experienced adolescents have sex after a period of abstinence will help clinicians to tailor counseling...
  23. doi request reprint Web-based training in geriatrics for medical residents: a randomized controlled trial using standardized patients to assess outcomes
    Glenda R Westmoreland
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:1163-9. 2010
    ..More-intensive educational interventions are needed to improve clinical performance by trainees in the care of older patients...
  24. doi request reprint Longitudinal associations among relationship factors, partner change, and sexually transmitted infection acquisition in adolescent women
    Mary A Ott
    Section of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 38:153-7. 2011
    ..We prospectively examined associations between relationship characteristics, partner change, and subsequent STI during intervals of "serial monogamy."..
  25. doi request reprint Comparative responsiveness of pain outcome measures among primary care patients with musculoskeletal pain
    Erin E Krebs
    Center on Implementing Evidence Based Practice, Roudebush VA Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Med Care 48:1007-14. 2010
    ..Comparative responsiveness data are needed to inform choices about pain outcome measures...
  26. ncbi request reprint Care management of poststroke depression: a randomized, controlled trial
    Linda S Williams
    Roudebush VA Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Stroke 38:998-1003. 2007
    ..Our objective was to determine the effectiveness of the Activate-Initiate-Monitor care management program for the treatment of poststroke depression...
  27. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with time of day of sexual activity among adolescent women
    J Dennis Fortenberry
    Department of Pediatrics, Mid America Adolescent STD Cooperative Research Center, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    J Adolesc Health 38:275-81. 2006
    ..Our objective was to describe familial, intrapersonal, and partner-related factors associated with time of day of sexual activity among adolescent women...
  28. pmc Condom use as a function of time in new and established adolescent sexual relationships
    J Dennis Fortenberry
    Section of Adolescent Medicine, Division of Biostatistics, and the Regenstrief Institute for Health Care, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:211-3. 2002
    ..This study sought to describe condom use over time in new and established adolescent relationships...
  29. pmc The prevalence of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and trichomonas in sexual partnerships: implications for partner notification and treatment
    Ayesha Khan
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 32:260-4. 2005
    ..However, limited data exists regarding STIs within sexual partnerships (dyads)...
  30. ncbi request reprint The effects of health and environment on exercise-class participation in older, urban women
    Wanzhu Tu
    Indiana University Center for Aging Research, Regenstrief Institute, Inc, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Aging Phys Act 12:480-96. 2004
    ..This research highlights the need to better understand environmental barriers when promoting physical activities in older women...
  31. pmc A longitudinal study of genital human papillomavirus infection in a cohort of closely followed adolescent women
    Darron R Brown
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Indiana University School of Medicine, 545 Barnhill Dr, Emerson Hall, Rm 435, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Infect Dis 191:182-92. 2005
    ..We performed a study to better characterize the natural history of genital human papillomavirus (HPV) infection in a cohort of closely followed adolescent women...
  32. ncbi request reprint Daily mood, partner support, sexual interest, and sexual activity among adolescent women
    J Dennis Fortenberry
    Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202 5205, USA
    Health Psychol 24:252-7. 2005
    ..The findings extend understanding of the sexuality of adolescent women and have implications for a variety of interventions to reduce sexually transmitted infections and unplanned pregnancies...
  33. ncbi request reprint Predictors of herpes simplex virus type 2 antibody positivity among persons with no history of genital herpes
    Kenneth H Fife
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis 46202, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 31:676-81. 2004
    ..The demographic, historical, and behavioral factors that predict a positive herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) antibody test in persons without a history of genital herpes have not been well-defined...
  34. ncbi request reprint Factors predicting the acceptance of herpes simplex virus type 2 antibody testing among adolescents and young adults
    Gregory D Zimet
    Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 31:665-9. 2004
    ..The rates and determinants of acceptance of herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) testing have not been adequately studied...
  35. ncbi request reprint Return for results after herpes simplex virus type 2 screening
    J Dennis Fortenberry
    Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 31:655-8. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate factors associated with return for results of type-specific herpes simplex virus (HSV) screening...
  36. ncbi request reprint Incidence and correlates of unwanted sex in relationships of middle and late adolescent women
    Margaret J Blythe
    Department of Pediatrics, University Medical Center, Indiana University School of Medicine, 1001 W 10th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:591-5. 2006
    ..To determine the 3-month incidence of unwanted sex and to examine relationship factors and health-risk behaviors associated with incident unwanted sex...
  37. ncbi request reprint How valid are family proxy assessments of stroke patients' health-related quality of life?
    Linda S Williams
    Health Services Research and Development Service, Roudebush VAMC, 1481 W 10th St, 11 H, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Stroke 37:2081-5. 2006
    ..The magnitude of this difference, the degree of agreement between patients and proxies, and the factors influencing agreement are not well known...
  38. pmc Patterns of oral contraceptive pill-taking and condom use among adolescent contraceptive pill users
    Jennifer L Woods
    Section of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    J Adolesc Health 39:381-7. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe daily adherence patterns of OCP use, to analyze OCP protection on an event level basis, and to examine pill-taking and condom use during method transitions...
  39. ncbi request reprint Performance of the PHQ-9 as a screening tool for depression after stroke
    Linda S Williams
    Roudebush VAMC HSR and D 11 H, 1481 W 10 Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Stroke 36:635-8. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the performance of the Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ)-9, a 9-item depression scale, as a screening and diagnostic instrument for assessing depression in stroke survivors...
  40. ncbi request reprint Somatic symptoms in primary care: etiology and outcome
    Adnan A Khan
    Department of Medicine and Regenstrief Institute, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis 46202, USA
    Psychosomatics 44:471-8. 2003
    ..e., seven or more medical diagnoses). Developing better management strategies for prevalent, medically unexplained, persistent somatic symptoms is a health care priority...
  41. pmc Association between adherence measurements of metoprolol and health care utilization in older patients with heart failure
    Wanzhu Tu
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indiannapolis, USA
    Clin Pharmacol Ther 77:189-201. 2005
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  42. pmc Synchronization of adolescent blood pressure and pubertal somatic growth
    Wanzhu Tu
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 94:5019-22. 2009
    ..Blood pressure (BP) and growth increase at an accelerated rate during puberty. The temporal relationship of the two events has not been well characterized...
  43. ncbi request reprint Studies of an association in boys of blood pressure and the Y chromosome
    R Ravi Shankar
    Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Am J Hypertens 20:27-31. 2007
    ..In the current study, we examined the association of a HindIII restriction site on the Y chromosome with BP in a cohort of young men...
  44. ncbi request reprint The change in blood pressure during pubertal growth
    R Ravi Shankar
    Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202 5111, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:163-7. 2005
    ..In summary, PG was associated with profound increases in systolic BP. There were noticeably greater increments in males than in females consistent with the emergence of the well known sexual dimorphism in BP...
  45. ncbi request reprint Pharmacist intervention to improve medication adherence in heart failure: a randomized trial
    Michael D Murray
    Center for Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, University of North Carolina School of Pharmacy, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7360, USA
    Ann Intern Med 146:714-25. 2007
    ..Patients with heart failure who take several prescription medications sometimes have poor adherence to their treatment regimens. Few interventions designed to improve adherence to therapy have been rigorously tested...
  46. pmc Estimation of survival functions in interval and right censored data using STD behavioural diaries
    Jaroslaw Harezlak
    Department of Biostatistics, Harvard University School of Public Health, USA
    Stat Med 25:4053-64. 2006
    ..We illustrate this method by analysing infection data obtained from an ongoing STD investigation of adolescent females...
  47. ncbi request reprint Association of medication adherence, knowledge, and skills with emergency department visits by adults 50 years or older with congestive heart failure
    Carol J Hope
    School of Medicine, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 61:2043-9. 2004
    ..The association of medication adherence, knowledge, and skills with emergency department (ED) visits by patients 50 years of age or older with congestive heart failure (CHF) was studied...
  48. ncbi request reprint Association of refill adherence and health care use among adults with hypertension in an urban health care system
    Kevin T Stroupe
    Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Hines Veterans Affairs Hospital, Hines 60141 5151, and the Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 26:779-89. 2006
    ..e., patients who have and have not, respectively, experienced hypertension-related target organ damage), and to examine the association of refill adherence with hospitalization and health care costs among these patients...
  49. ncbi request reprint A conceptual framework to study medication adherence in older adults
    Michael D Murray
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, Purdue University School of Pharmacy, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 2:36-43. 2004
    ..Adults aged > or =50 years often have multiple chronic diseases requiring multiple medications. However, even drugs with well-documented benefits are often not taken as prescribed, for a variety of reasons...
  50. ncbi request reprint Methodology of an ongoing, randomized, controlled trial to improve drug use for elderly patients with chronic heart failure
    Michael D Murray
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, Purdue University School of Pharmacy, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 2:53-65. 2004
    ..However, patients may not adhere to therapy. Patients with complex medication regimens and low health literacy are at risk for nonadherence...
  51. ncbi request reprint Association between adherence to diuretic therapy and health care utilization in patients with heart failure
    Michelle A Chui
    Midwestern University College of Pharmacy Glendale, Glendale, Arizona, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 23:326-32. 2003
    ..To determine the relationship between adherence to diuretic therapy and health care utilization...
  52. ncbi request reprint Correlates of health literacy in patients with chronic heart failure
    Dan Morrow
    Beckman Institute of Advanced Science and Technology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Gerontologist 46:669-76. 2006
    ..We investigated relationships between health literacy and general cognitive and sensory abilities, as well as education, health, and demographic variables, in a community sample of middle-aged and older adults...

Research Grants5

  1. Statistical Tools For Daily STD/HIV Behavioral Reports
    Wanzhu Tu; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  2. Effects of Somatic Growth and Sodium Retention on Blood Pressure
    WANZHU contact TU; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Its public health relevance is that it may facilitate the identification of somatic growth patterns that signal future risk of hypertension. ..