Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

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Organization: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Country: USA

Top Publications

  1. pmc Etiology of diarrhea in older children, adolescents and adults: a systematic review
    Christa L Fischer Walker
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 4:e768. 2010
  2. pmc Breast-feeding patterns, time to initiation, and mortality risk among newborns in southern Nepal
    Luke C Mullany
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Nutr 138:599-603. 2008
  3. pmc Relationship of race and poverty to lower extremity function and decline: findings from the Women's Health and Aging Study
    Roland James Thorpe
    Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Soc Sci Med 66:811-21. 2008
  4. ncbi Injury in the Americas: the relative burden and challenge
    Laura Fraade-Blanar
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of International Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 22:254-9. 2007
  5. ncbi A systematic analysis of influenza vaccine shortage policies
    Lori Uscher-Pines
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Suite 492, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Public Health 122:183-91. 2008
  6. ncbi HIV-related communication and perceived norms: an analysis of the connection among injection drug users
    Melissa A Davey-Rothwell
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 19:298-309. 2007
  7. pmc Weekend and weekday patterns of physical activity in overweight and normal-weight adolescent girls
    Margarita S Treuth
    Center for Human Nutrition, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:1782-8. 2007
  8. ncbi Increased risk of injury in children with developmental disabilities
    Li Ching Lee
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, John Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Res Dev Disabil 29:247-55. 2008
  9. ncbi Late postnatal transmission of HIV-1 and associated factors
    Taha E Taha
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Infect Dis 196:10-4. 2007
  10. ncbi How migraines impact cognitive function: findings from the Baltimore ECA
    A Kalaydjian
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Mental Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Neurology 68:1417-24. 2007

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Publications62

  1. pmc Etiology of diarrhea in older children, adolescents and adults: a systematic review
    Christa L Fischer Walker
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 4:e768. 2010
    ..Diarrhea is an important cause of morbidity and mortality in all regions of the world and among all ages, yet little is known about the fraction of diarrhea episodes and deaths due to each pathogen...
  2. pmc Breast-feeding patterns, time to initiation, and mortality risk among newborns in southern Nepal
    Luke C Mullany
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Nutr 138:599-603. 2008
    ..Community-based breast-feeding promotion programs should remain a priority, with renewed emphasis on early initiation in addition to exclusiveness and duration of breast-feeding...
  3. pmc Relationship of race and poverty to lower extremity function and decline: findings from the Women's Health and Aging Study
    Roland James Thorpe
    Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Soc Sci Med 66:811-21. 2008
    ..Thus, while race and poverty status were associated with functional deficits in old age, they do not appear to impact the rate of functional decline or progression of disability over 3 years...
  4. ncbi Injury in the Americas: the relative burden and challenge
    Laura Fraade-Blanar
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of International Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 22:254-9. 2007
    ..To present evidence to support a higher priority for injury prevention in initiatives, research, and budget allocations...
  5. ncbi A systematic analysis of influenza vaccine shortage policies
    Lori Uscher-Pines
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Suite 492, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Public Health 122:183-91. 2008
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  6. ncbi HIV-related communication and perceived norms: an analysis of the connection among injection drug users
    Melissa A Davey-Rothwell
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 19:298-309. 2007
    ..34, SE = 6.58, p = .020) were associated with belief that peers' practiced risky drug behaviors. These findings may be used to develop peer education HIV prevention interventions for drug users...
  7. pmc Weekend and weekday patterns of physical activity in overweight and normal-weight adolescent girls
    Margarita S Treuth
    Center for Human Nutrition, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:1782-8. 2007
    ..To describe the patterns (specifically comparing weekdays and weekends classified by intensities) of physical activity (PA) measured by accelerometry in adolescent girls...
  8. ncbi Increased risk of injury in children with developmental disabilities
    Li Ching Lee
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, John Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Res Dev Disabil 29:247-55. 2008
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  9. ncbi Late postnatal transmission of HIV-1 and associated factors
    Taha E Taha
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Infect Dis 196:10-4. 2007
    ..The present study was undertaken to determine the risk and timing of late postnatal transmission (LPT) of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1)...
  10. ncbi How migraines impact cognitive function: findings from the Baltimore ECA
    A Kalaydjian
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Mental Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Neurology 68:1417-24. 2007
    ..To examine the cross-sectional and longitudinal relationship between migraine headaches and cognitive functioning...
  11. pmc The structure and function of research ethics committees in Africa: a case study
    Nancy E Kass
    Phoebe R Berman Professor of Bioethics and Public Health, Berman Institute of Bioethics, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS Med 4:e3. 2007
  12. ncbi Pathways of influence on equity in health
    Barbara Starfield
    Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, USA
    Soc Sci Med 64:1355-62. 2007
    ..It makes the case for a conceptualization of influences on equity that explicitly includes distribution of health as an outcome as well as characteristics of the society as influences...
  13. ncbi Feeding and indoor resting behaviour of the mosquito Anopheles longipalpis in an area of hyperendemic malaria transmission in southern Zambia
    R J Kent
    W Harry Feinstone Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Med Vet Entomol 20:459-63. 2006
    ..longipalpis is crucial for malaria control programmes in areas where An. funestus s.l and An. longipalpis exist sympatrically so that scarce resources are not wasted on the control of a non-vector...
  14. ncbi Politics and health outcomes
    Vicente Navarro
    Johns Hopkins University, USA
    Lancet 368:1033-7. 2006
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  15. pmc Implementation of NIH inclusion guidelines: survey of NIH study section members
    Holly A Taylor
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Berman Institute of Bioethics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Clin Trials 5:140-6. 2008
    ..Institutional Review Boards (IRB), NIH Scientific Review Groups (SRG) and NIH program staff all have responsibility for the evaluation of Principal Investigator (PI) adherence to the inclusion guidelines...
  16. pmc Gender differences in mental health characteristics and gambling among African-American adolescent gamblers
    Silvia S Martins
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 1900, USA
    Am J Addict 17:126-34. 2008
    ..Internalizing behavior was associated with female gambling. No male-female differences in substance use/lifetime conduct disorder among gamblers were noted. Gambling preferences/frequency differed across genders...
  17. doi NGO facilitation of a government community-based maternal and neonatal health programme in rural India: improvements in equity
    Abdullah H Baqui
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Suite E 8138, 615 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Policy Plan 23:234-43. 2008
    ..Programmes need to identify and address barriers to universal coverage and care utilization, particularly in the poorest segments of the population...
  18. pmc Physician satisfaction with chronic care processes: a cluster-randomized trial of guided care
    Jill A Marsteller
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Ann Fam Med 8:308-15. 2010
    ..This study evaluates the effect of the Guided Care model on primary care physicians' impressions of processes of care for chronically ill older patients...
  19. doi Adolescents' reports of communication with their parents about sexually transmitted diseases and birth control: 1988, 1995, and 2002
    Anna C Robert
    Department of Population, Family, and Reproductive Health, Center for Adolescent Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Adolesc Health 46:532-7. 2010
    ..We examine trends in adolescents' reports of discussion with parents about sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and birth control methods from 1988 to 2002...
  20. pmc Race/Ethnicity and hypertension: the role of social support
    Caryn N Bell
    Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Am J Hypertens 23:534-40. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether the relationship between race/ethnicity and hypertension varied by level of social support...
  21. pmc Sexually transmitted infections among pregnant heroin- or cocaine-addicted women in treatment: the significance of psychiatric co-morbidity and sex trade
    C E Cavanaugh
    Department of Mental Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 2213 McElderry Street, 4th Floor, M409, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 21:141-2. 2010
    ..Findings underscore the importance of identifying and addressing co-morbid psychiatric disorders and sex trade behaviour in this population...
  22. pmc Determinants of use of maternal health services in Nigeria--looking beyond individual and household factors
    Stella Babalola
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 9:43. 2009
    ..This study examined the determinants of maternal services utilization in Nigeria, with a focus on individual, household, community and state-level factors...
  23. doi Associations between social capital and HIV stigma in Chennai, India: considerations for prevention intervention design
    Sudha Sivaram
    Infectious Diseases Program, Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 21:233-50. 2009
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  24. pmc Genome-wide transcriptomic profiling of Anopheles gambiae hemocytes reveals pathogen-specific signatures upon bacterial challenge and Plasmodium berghei infection
    Luke A Baton
    W Harry Feinstone Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Malaria Research Institute, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205 2179, USA
    BMC Genomics 10:257. 2009
    ..To further characterize the role of hemocytes in mosquito immunity, we undertook the first genome-wide transcriptomic analyses of adult female An. gambiae hemocytes following infection by two species of bacteria and a malaria parasite...
  25. doi Osteoporosis in china
    Y Wang
    Center for Human Nutrition, Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Osteoporos Int 20:1651-62. 2009
    ..Overall, the prevalence of osteoporosis among these Chinese populations remains low compared to other Caucasian populations; in the mainland, it was approximately 13%...
  26. doi Mental health of children of low-income depressed mothers: influences of parenting, family environment, and raters
    Anne W Riley
    Department of Population, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:329-36. 2009
    ..This study examined the association of maternal depression with the emotional and behavioral problems and adaptive skills of four- to ten-year-old children as rated by their mothers, fathers, and teachers...
  27. ncbi Health of Medicare Advantage plan enrollees at 1 year after Hurricane Katrina
    Lynda C Burton
    Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Manag Care 15:13-22. 2009
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  28. ncbi Exploring the effects of an "everyday" activity program on executive function and memory in older adults: Experience Corps
    Michelle C Carlson
    Department of Mental Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Gerontologist 48:793-801. 2008
    ..This study sought to demonstrate in a short-term pilot randomized trial that such an activity program improves components of cognition critical to independent function among sedentary older adults at greatest risk...
  29. doi Predictors of appropriate use of interpreters: identifying professional development training needs for labor and delivery clinical staff serving Spanish-speaking patients
    Tilly A Gurman
    Department of Global Health, School of Public Health and Health Services, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 19:1303-20. 2008
    ..07; p=02) and seeking medical information from colleagues at the same hospital (OR=1.83; p=.03). Study findings have implications for training professionals about working with interpreters...
  30. doi Geographic clustering of nonmedical exemptions to school immunization requirements and associations with geographic clustering of pertussis
    Saad B Omer
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North WolfeStreet, Room E5537, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 168:1389-96. 2008
    ..7, 95% confidence interval: 2.2, 3.3). Geographic pockets of vaccine exemptors pose a risk to the whole community. In addition to monitoring state-level exemption rates, health authorities should be mindful of within-state heterogeneity...
  31. ncbi The legal environment underlying influenza vaccine allocation and distribution strategies
    James G Hodge
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 12:340-8. 2006
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  32. ncbi Comment on "biological removal of polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins from incinerator fly ash by Sphingomonas wittichii RW1" by I.-H. Nam, Y.-M. Kim, B.-H. Kim, K. Murugesan, and Y.-S. Chang
    Rolf U Halden
    Center for Water and Health, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Water Res 40:1918-20. 2006
  33. ncbi Special report on the political and social contexts of health: Part I. Introduction: objectives and purposes of the study
    Vicente Navarro
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J Health Serv 33:407-17. 2003
    ..This Journal issue presents the multinational study and the U.K. case study; the next issue will include the Italian, German, Spanish, and Swedish case studies and the summary and conclusions...
  34. pmc Host but not parasite cholesterol controls Toxoplasma cell entry by modulating organelle discharge
    Isabelle Coppens
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8022, USA
    Mol Biol Cell 14:3804-20. 2003
    ..Cholesterol back-addition into host plasma membrane reverses this inhibitory effect of depletion on parasite secretion. These data define a new mechanism by which host cholesterol specifically controls entry of an intracellular pathogen...
  35. ncbi Macro- and microlevel processes affect food choice and nutritional status in the republic of the marshall islands
    Joel Gittelsohn
    Center for Human Nutrition, Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Nutr 133:310S-313S. 2003
    ..What can be done at the microlevel is constrained by macrolevel factors of disempowerment. In this way, issues of power and belief are played out in the bodies of individuals...
  36. ncbi Cystic echinococcosis in a rural Peruvian family
    P L Moro
    Department of International Health, The Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 96:219-22. 2002
  37. ncbi Science or ideology? A response to Murray and Frenk
    V Navarro
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J Health Serv 31:875-80. 2001
    ..This transforms the report into a political ideological document that simply conveys and perpetuates the current conventional wisdom in health policy...
  38. pmc Geographic socioeconomic status, race, and advanced-stage breast cancer in New York City
    Sharon Stein Merkin
    New York City Department of Health, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:64-70. 2002
    ..This study examined the association between a residential area' socioeconomic status (SES), race, and advanced-stage breast cancer in New York City...
  39. ncbi Longitudinal predictors of depressive symptoms among low income injection drug users
    A R Knowlton
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    AIDS Care 13:549-59. 2001
    ..For HIV-positive drug users, drug treatment prior to AIDS may help reduce depressive symptoms, with potential implications for HIV service utilization and medical adherence...
  40. ncbi Routes of drug administration, differential affiliation, and lifestyle stability among cocaine and opiate users: implications to HIV prevention
    C A Latkin
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 624 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Subst Abuse 13:89-102. 2001
    ..Injectors reported higher rates of hospitalization compared to noninjectors even after adjusting for HIV status. Implications to HIV prevention and drug use transitions are discussed...
  41. ncbi Cost-effectiveness of voluntary HIV-1 counselling and testing in reducing sexual transmission of HIV-1 in Kenya and Tanzania
    M Sweat
    School of Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Lancet 356:113-21. 2000
    ..Access to HIV-1 voluntary counselling and testing (VCT) is severely limited in less-developed countries. We undertook a multisite trial of HIV-1 VCT to assess its impact, cost, and cost-effectiveness in less-developed country settings...
  42. ncbi Combining contingency tables with missing dimensions
    F Dominici
    Department of Biostatistics, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 3179, USA
    Biometrics 56:546-53. 2000
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  43. pmc Disability management, employee health and fringe benefits, and long-term-disability claims for mental disorders: an empirical exploration
    D S Salkever
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Milbank Q 78:79-113, iii. 2000
    ..Some employee disability-management strategies, such as front-line manager involvement and provision of alternative jobs for employees returning from disability leave, are predictive of lower claims rates and/or costs...
  44. ncbi The health profile of incarcerated male youths
    C B Forrest
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Pediatrics 105:286-91. 2000
    ..To identify the health needs of adolescent males incarcerated in a juvenile justice facility and to compare their health profiles with those of male adolescents in the community...
  45. pmc Lobbying and advocacy for the public's health: what are the limits for nonprofit organizations?
    J S Vernick
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Public Health 89:1425-9. 1999
    ..These exceptions include "non-partisan analysis, study, or research" and discussions of broad social problems. Lobbying with federal or earmarked foundation funds is generally prohibited...
  46. ncbi Predictors of body fat gain in nonobese girls with a familial predisposition to obesity
    Margarita S Treuth
    Center for Human Nutrition, The Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205 2179, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 78:1212-8. 2003
    ..Conflicting evidence exists on the causal factors underlying the development of excess adiposity in children...
  47. ncbi Smoking and diabetes differ in their associations with subclinical atherosclerosis and coronary heart disease-the ARIC Study
    A Richey Sharrett
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Room E6518, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Atherosclerosis 172:143-9. 2004
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  48. ncbi Prostate cancer association studies: pitfalls and solutions to cancer misclassification in the PSA era
    Elizabeth A Platz
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Cell Biochem 91:553-71. 2004
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  49. ncbi Ultrasound verification of bladder damage is associated with known biomarkers of bladder cancer in adults chronically infected with Schistosoma haematobium in Ghana
    Clive Shiff
    Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 100:847-54. 2006
    ..Although further investigations are needed, we suggest that schistosome-associated bladder cancer is an important public health concern in areas where Schistosoma haematobium is prevalent...
  50. ncbi Revised analyses of the National Morbidity, Mortality, and Air Pollution Study: mortality among residents of 90 cities
    Francesca Dominici
    Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 68:1071-92. 2005
    ..The findings of the updated analysis with regard to spatial heterogeneity across the 90 cities were unchanged from the original analyses...
  51. ncbi Pediatric residents' responses that discourage discussion of psychosocial problems in primary care
    Lawrence S Wissow
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Pediatrics 115:1569-78. 2005
    ..Studies spanning nearly 4 decades demonstrate that doctors ignore or dismiss many patient bids for discussion of psychosocial topics. We sought to understand characteristics of doctors, patients, and visits in which this occurs...
  52. ncbi Defining standard of care in the developing world: the intersection of international research ethics and health systems analysis
    Adnan A Hyder
    Assistant Professor, Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health and The Johns Hopkins Bioethics Institute, 615 N Wolfe St, E 8132, Baltimore MD 21205, USA
    Dev World Bioeth 5:142-52. 2005
    ..This health system analysis may be helpful to researchers and ethics committees in designing and reviewing research involving standard care control groups in developing country research...
  53. ncbi Quantitative methods for tracking cognitive change 3 years after coronary artery bypass surgery
    Sarah J E Barry
    Department of Biostatistics, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 79:1104-9. 2005
    ..Software to implement the methods in the R statistical package is available from the authors at http://www.biostat.jhsph.edu/sbarry/software/ATSrcode.pdf...
  54. ncbi Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and risk of prostate cancer in the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging
    Elizabeth A Platz
    Department of Epidemiology, Room E6138, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:390-6. 2005
    ..We evaluated the association of aspirin and nonaspirin NSAIDs with subsequent prostate cancer in a prospective study. We also assessed whether use of these drugs influences serum prostate-specific antigen (PSA) concentration...
  55. ncbi The meeting that did not happen: Cairo, 10 years on
    Duff G Gillespie
    Bill and Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Lancet 364:1566-7. 2004
  56. ncbi Discrepancies in body image perception among fourth-grade public school children from urban, suburban, and rural Maryland
    Claudette Welch
    Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, WIC Program, Johns Hopkins University, 111 Market Place, Suite 850, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 104:1080-5. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether there is an association between body image perception and weight status as measured by the body mass index among a group of fourth graders in Maryland...
  57. ncbi Interrupting malaria transmission by genetic manipulation of anopheline mosquitoes
    Marcelo Jacobs-Lorena
    Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Malaria Research Institute, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Vector Borne Dis 40:73-7. 2003
    ..A second effector gene, phospholipase A2, also impairs parasite transmission in transgenic mosquitoes. These findings have important implications for the development of new strategies for malaria control...
  58. ncbi Association of kidney function and hemoglobin with left ventricular morphology among African Americans: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Brad C Astor
    Department of Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 43:836-45. 2004
    ..It is unknown whether kidney function and lower hemoglobin levels are associated with LV morphological characteristics among African Americans with moderate kidney dysfunction, independent of blood pressure...
  59. ncbi Biosecurity: responsible stewardship of bioscience in an age of catastrophic terrorism
    Gigi Kwik
    Johns Hopkins Center for Civilian Biodefense Strategies, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Biosecur Bioterror 1:27-35. 2003
  60. ncbi On the construction of bounds in prospective studies with missing ordinal outcomes: application to the good behavior game trial
    Daniel O Scharfstein
    Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Biometrics 60:154-64. 2004
    ..We develop our methodology within the context of a randomized trial of the "Good Behavior Game," an intervention designed to reduce aggressive misbehavior among children...
  61. ncbi Condom use among Latino college students
    Tilly Gurman
    Department of Population and Family Health Sciences at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Am Coll Health 52:169-78. 2004
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  62. ncbi Potential contribution of maternal zinc supplementation during pregnancy to maternal and child survival
    L E Caulfield
    Center for Human Nutrition, the Department of International Health, The Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 68:499S-508S. 1998
    ..Supplementation trials are needed to define the public health importance of maternal zinc deficiency worldwide...

Research Grants62

  1. HIV Prevention and Adherence Intervention for HIV Positives and Partners in India
    CARL A contact LATKIN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: This proposal has high public relevance due to the low rates of HIV medication adherence found in many impoverished communities domestically and internationally. ..
  2. Network HIV Prevention Intervention for Drug Users
    Carl Latkin; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  3. RCT of Russian IDU Peer Network HIV Prevent Intervention
    Carl Latkin; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  4. A Network & Dyad HIV Prevention Intervention for Intravenous Drug User
    Carl Latkin; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Main outcome measures will be self-reported sex and injection risk behaviors. Self-reports will be cross-validated by urinalysis of STIs. ..
  5. A Network Intervention for Reducing Sexual Risk for HIV with African American MSM
    Carl Latkin; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Urinalysis of gonorrhea and chlamydia at baseline and follow-up will be used as additional measures of sex risk. We will also assess potential diffusion of intervention effects to participants' social network members. ..
  6. The Impact of Neighborhoods, Networks and Depression on Drug Users' HIV Risks
    Carl A Latkin; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In addition to survey data, observer ratings of neighborhoods, police crime reports, and census data will be collected. Hierarchical Linear Modeling and Structural Equations Modeling will be used for data analysis. ..
  7. HIV Prevention and Adherence Intervention for HIV Positives and Partners in India
    Carl Latkin; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: This proposal has high public relevance due to the low rates of HIV medication adherence found in many impoverished communities domestically and internationally. ..
  8. Comorbid Conditions in Cancer Survivors: Costs and Quality of Care
    Claire F Snyder; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Because of the high prevalence of comorbid conditions among cancer survivors, this question is of critical importance. ..
  9. The Impact of Neighborhoods, Networks and Depression on Drug Users' HIV Risks
    Carl Latkin; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In addition to survey data, observer ratings of neighborhoods, police crime reports, and census data will be collected. Hierarchical Linear Modeling and Structural Equations Modeling will be used for data analysis. ..
  10. THE LONG-TERM IMPACT OF A NETWORK OUTREACH INTERVENTION
    Carl Latkin; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The data will also used to examine associations between characteristics of sex partners and personal networks to describe sexual mixing patterns of this population. ..
  11. Risk Factors for Breast Cancer in Orange County, Florida
    Jonathan Samet; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The results will be discussed in terms of implications for future use of antidepressants. ..
  12. Data Coordinating Center for Sleep Heart Health
    Marie Diener West; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..the Center for Clinical Trials and Departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. The SHHS was started in 1994 as a multicenter prospective cohort study of the cardiovascular ..
  13. Incidence, risk factors, and consequences of neonatal hypothermia in Nepal
    LUKE MULLANY; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Examination of alternate cutoffs for defining hypothermia severity may improve design of low-cost technologies for identification and subsequent management of hypothermic infants in the community. ..
  14. A Cohort Study of Active and Passive Smoking in Korea
    Jonathan Samet; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  15. Impact of Sunflower Oil Massage on Neonatal Mortality in Nepal
    Luke C Mullany; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..If efficacious, sunflower seed oil can be promoted as a simple, low-cost intervention that can save the lives of babies in low-resource communities where mortality rates are highest. ..
  16. INSTITUTIONAL RESEARCH CANCER EPIDEMIOLOGY FELLOWSHIP
    Elizabeth Platz; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Grant for the training program in Cancer Epidemiology, Prevention, and Control at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. The program mission is to train pre-doctoral students and post-doctoral fellows to become ..
  17. Antenatal and preschool iron and zinc use and cognition
    Parul Christian; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The study will fill critical gaps in knowledge and inform policy on the efficacy of selective micronutrient interventions in pregnancy and early childhood to improve school-aged cognition. ..
  18. High Risk Men: Identity, Health Risks, and Stigma
    Chris Beyrer; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We will endeavor to enhance Respondent-Driven Sampling and investigate the utility of Internet-Based Sampling as tools to recruit hard to reach subsets into HIV testing and health services. ..
  19. Risks for HIV and STIs among Moscow Sex Workers
    Chris Beyrer; Fiscal Year: 2005
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  20. High Risk Men: Identity, Health Risks, and Stigma
    Chris Beyrer; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We will endeavor to enhance Respondent-Driven Sampling and investigate the utility of Internet-Based Sampling as tools to recruit hard to reach subsets into HIV testing and health services. ..
  21. FETAL NEUROBEHAVIORAL DEVELOPMENT & POSTNATAL CONTINUITY
    JANET DI PIETRO; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We will apply this information to understanding how mothers interact with their infants during their first year of life. ..
  22. FETAL NEUROBEHAVIORAL DEVELOPMENT & POSTNATAL CONTINUITY
    JANET A DI PIETRO; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We will apply this information to understanding how mothers interact with their infants during their first year of life. ..
  23. FETAL NEUROBEHAVIORAL DEVELOPMENT & POSTNATAL CONTINUITY
    JANET DI PIETRO; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..