Ebony L Boulware

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Setting an agenda for comparative effectiveness systematic reviews in CKD care
    Deidra C Crews
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BMC Nephrol 13:74. 2012
  2. pmc Comparative effectiveness studies to improve clinical outcomes in end stage renal disease: the DEcIDE patient outcomes in end stage renal disease study
    L Ebony Boulware
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, 2024 E, Monument Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMC Nephrol 13:167. 2012
  3. pmc Development of a decision aid to inform patients' and families' renal replacement therapy selection decisions
    Jessica M Ameling
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 12:140. 2012
  4. pmc Effectiveness of educational and social worker interventions to activate patients' discussion and pursuit of preemptive living donor kidney transplantation: a randomized controlled trial
    L Ebony Boulware
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 61:476-86. 2013
  5. pmc Selecting renal replacement therapies: what do African American and non-African American patients and their families think others should know? A mixed methods study
    Nicole Depasquale
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMC Nephrol 14:9. 2013
  6. pmc The providing resources to enhance African American patients' readiness to make decisions about kidney disease (PREPARED) study: protocol of a randomized controlled trial
    Patti L Ephraim
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, 2024 E Monument Street, Suite 2 600, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMC Nephrol 13:135. 2012
  7. pmc Effect of primary care physicians' use of estimated glomerular filtration rate on the timing of their subspecialty referral decisions
    Raquel C Greer
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    BMC Nephrol 12:1. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Systematic review: the value of the periodic health evaluation
    L Ebony Boulware
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Ann Intern Med 146:289-300. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Perceived transparency and fairness of the organ allocation system and willingness to donate organs: a national study
    L E Boulware
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 7:1778-87. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Temporal relation among depression symptoms, cardiovascular disease events, and mortality in end-stage renal disease: contribution of reverse causality
    L Ebony Boulware
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 1:496-504. 2006

Detail Information

Publications39

  1. pmc Setting an agenda for comparative effectiveness systematic reviews in CKD care
    Deidra C Crews
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BMC Nephrol 13:74. 2012
    ..Chronic kidney disease topics rated by stakeholders as 'high priority' are varied in scope and may lead to quality systematic reviews impacting practice and policy...
  2. pmc Comparative effectiveness studies to improve clinical outcomes in end stage renal disease: the DEcIDE patient outcomes in end stage renal disease study
    L Ebony Boulware
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, 2024 E, Monument Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMC Nephrol 13:167. 2012
    ..Evidence is lacking to inform providers' and patients' decisions about many common treatment strategies for patients with end stage renal disease (ESRD)...
  3. pmc Development of a decision aid to inform patients' and families' renal replacement therapy selection decisions
    Jessica M Ameling
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 12:140. 2012
    ....
  4. pmc Effectiveness of educational and social worker interventions to activate patients' discussion and pursuit of preemptive living donor kidney transplantation: a randomized controlled trial
    L Ebony Boulware
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 61:476-86. 2013
    ..Many patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) have difficulty becoming actively engaged in the pursuit of preemptive living donor kidney transplantation...
  5. pmc Selecting renal replacement therapies: what do African American and non-African American patients and their families think others should know? A mixed methods study
    Nicole Depasquale
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMC Nephrol 14:9. 2013
    ..Little is known regarding the types of information African American and non-African American patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and their families need to inform renal replacement therapy (RRT) decisions...
  6. pmc The providing resources to enhance African American patients' readiness to make decisions about kidney disease (PREPARED) study: protocol of a randomized controlled trial
    Patti L Ephraim
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, 2024 E Monument Street, Suite 2 600, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMC Nephrol 13:135. 2012
    ..The effectiveness of informational and financial interventions to enhance informed decision-making among African Americans with end stage renal disease (ESRD) and improve rates of LRT is unknown...
  7. pmc Effect of primary care physicians' use of estimated glomerular filtration rate on the timing of their subspecialty referral decisions
    Raquel C Greer
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    BMC Nephrol 12:1. 2011
    ..It is unknown whether U.S. primary care physicians' use of estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) rather than serum creatinine to estimate CKD severity could improve the timeliness of their subspecialty referral decisions...
  8. ncbi request reprint Systematic review: the value of the periodic health evaluation
    L Ebony Boulware
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Ann Intern Med 146:289-300. 2007
    ..The periodic health evaluation (PHE) has been a fundamental part of medical practice for decades despite a lack of consensus on its value...
  9. ncbi request reprint Perceived transparency and fairness of the organ allocation system and willingness to donate organs: a national study
    L E Boulware
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 7:1778-87. 2007
    ..Interventions enhancing transparency and perceived fairness of organ allocation may improve willingness to donate, particularly if they address concerns regarding discrimination in transplantation and health care...
  10. ncbi request reprint Temporal relation among depression symptoms, cardiovascular disease events, and mortality in end-stage renal disease: contribution of reverse causality
    L Ebony Boulware
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 1:496-504. 2006
    ..Attenuated risks from time-lag analyses indicate a partial role for reverse causality, suggesting that medical comorbidity may precede DS...
  11. pmc Perceived susceptibility to chronic kidney disease among high-risk patients seen in primary care practices
    L Ebony Boulware
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, 2024 E Monument Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:1123-9. 2009
    ..Patients' views of their risk for the development or progression of chronic kidney disease (CKD) are poorly characterized...
  12. pmc The association of state and national legislation with living kidney donation rates in the United States: a national study
    L E Boulware
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 8:1451-70. 2008
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  13. ncbi request reprint Identifying and addressing barriers to African American and non-African American families' discussions about preemptive living related kidney transplantation
    L Ebony Boulware
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, 2024 E Monument Street, Suite 2 600, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Prog Transplant 21:97-104; quiz 105. 2011
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Public attitudes toward incentives for organ donation: a national study of different racial/ethnic and income groups
    L E Boulware
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Am J Transplant 6:2774-85. 2006
    ..Racial/ethnic minorities are more supportive than Whites of some incentives. Persons with low income may be more accepting of certain monetary incentives...
  15. ncbi request reprint Identification and referral of patients with progressive CKD: a national study
    L Ebony Boulware
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 48:192-204. 2006
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  16. pmc Protocol of a randomized controlled trial of culturally sensitive interventions to improve African Americans' and non-African Americans' early, shared, and informed consideration of live kidney transplantation: the Talking About Live Kidney Donation (TALK
    L Ebony Boulware
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 2024 E, Monument Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMC Nephrol 12:34. 2011
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  17. pmc Donor designation: racial and ethnic differences in US nondesignators' preferred methods for disclosing intent to donate organs
    Tanjala S Purnell
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, USA
    Transpl Int 24:999-1007. 2011
    ..Encouraging donation intention disclosure via discussions with physicians, family, and religious representatives and addressing medical mistrust could enhance strategies to improve nondesignators' donation rates...
  18. ncbi request reprint Attitudes, psychology, and risk taking of potential live kidney donors: strangers, relatives, and the general public
    L Ebony Boulware
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 5:1671-80. 2005
    ..Still, careful attention to communication of all risks of donation is warranted...
  19. ncbi request reprint Preferences, knowledge, communication and patient-physician discussion of living kidney transplantation in African American families
    L Ebony Boulware
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Am J Transplant 5:1503-12. 2005
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Screening for proteinuria in US adults: a cost-effectiveness analysis
    L Ebony Boulware
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    JAMA 290:3101-14. 2003
    ..Chronic kidney disease is a growing public health problem. Screening for early identification could improve health but could also lead to unnecessary harms and excess costs...
  21. pmc Population-based screening for CKD
    Neil R Powe
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 53:S64-70. 2009
    ..We discuss how screening for chronic kidney disease meets many of these criteria, but also how the populations to which it is applied must be targeted and the strategies for testing must be clearly defined...
  22. pmc Age and comorbidities are effect modifiers of gender disparities in renal transplantation
    Dorry L Segev
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 20:621-8. 2009
    ..These disparities exist despite similar survival benefits from transplantation for men and women regardless of age or comorbidities...
  23. ncbi request reprint Principles of screening for chronic kidney disease
    Bernard G Jaar
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2024 E Monument Street, Suite 2 500, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 3:601-9. 2008
  24. ncbi request reprint Preferences for current health and their association with outcomes in patients with kidney disease
    Laura C Plantinga
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Med Care 45:230-7. 2007
    ..Patients with chronic disease who express stronger preference for their current health might be expected to have better outcomes than patients who assign lower utility to their current health state...
  25. ncbi request reprint Prospective pilot study of living kidney donor decision-making and outcomes
    Benita Walton-Moss
    School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Clin Transplant 21:86-93. 2007
    ..We are continuing to explore these and other aspects of donor decision-making and outcomes and have expanded our sample to include non-donors in the post-evaluation period...
  26. pmc Patient awareness of chronic kidney disease: trends and predictors
    Laura C Plantinga
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:2268-75. 2008
    ..The impact of recent guidelines for early detection and prevention of chronic kidney disease (CKD) on patient awareness of disease and factors that might be associated with awareness have not been well described...
  27. pmc Clinical testing patterns and cost implications of variation in the evaluation of CKD among US physicians
    Raquel F Charles
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 54:227-37. 2009
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  28. ncbi request reprint The general public's concerns about clinical risk in live kidney donation
    L Ebony Boulware
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 2:186-93. 2002
    ..Efforts to educate the public regarding live donation might help assuage fears and attract those who may not otherwise donate...
  29. ncbi request reprint Determinants of willingness to donate living related and cadaveric organs: identifying opportunities for intervention
    L Ebony Boulware
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Transplantation 73:1683-91. 2002
    ..It is also not known which factors might be most responsible for low rates of cadaveric and living related donation among the general public...
  30. pmc Race and trust in the health care system
    L Ebony Boulware
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Public Health Rep 118:358-65. 2003
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  31. ncbi request reprint Whole body donation for medical science: a population-based study
    L Ebony Boulware
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Clin Anat 17:570-7. 2004
    ..Efforts to enhance donation should seek to identify ways in which potential barriers to donation can be addressed by health professionals...
  32. ncbi request reprint Understanding disparities in donor behavior: race and gender differences in willingness to donate blood and cadaveric organs
    L Ebony Boulware
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
    Med Care 40:85-95. 2002
    ..Few studies have examined which factors are most important in explaining race and gender disparities in willingness to donate...
  33. pmc Blood pressure control among persons without and with chronic kidney disease: US trends and risk factors 1999-2006
    Laura C Plantinga
    Departments of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Hypertension 54:47-56. 2009
    ..Although some improvement has occurred over time, uncontrolled blood pressure remains highly prevalent, especially in subjects with chronic kidney disease and in nonwhites, older persons, and women. Therapy appears suboptimal...
  34. ncbi request reprint Quality of clinical reports on behavioral interventions for hypertension
    L Ebony Boulware
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Prev Med 34:463-75. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to provide clinicians with the confidence to employ behavioral interventions for hypertension and to guide researchers in the development and reporting of studies...
  35. pmc Fatal and nonfatal hemorrhagic complications of living kidney donation
    Amy L Friedman
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Ann Surg 243:126-30. 2006
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  36. doi request reprint Challenges for public campaigns to improve the health of persons at high risk of developing CKD
    L Ebony Boulware
    Am J Kidney Dis 51:535-8. 2008
  37. ncbi request reprint The uneven distribution of kidney transplants: getting at the root causes and improving care
    Neil R Powe
    Am J Kidney Dis 40:861-3. 2002
  38. ncbi request reprint Direct, progressive association of cardiovascular risk factors with incident proteinuria: results from the Korea Medical Insurance Corporation (KMIC) study
    Sun Ha Jee
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, Graduate School of Public Health, The Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea
    Arch Intern Med 165:2299-304. 2005
    ..Proteinuria is a major risk factor for the progression of kidney disease and the development of cardiovascular disease. Little is known, however, about risk factors for incident proteinuria...

Research Grants7

  1. Clinical and Behavioral Determinants of CKD Disparities
    LEIGH BOULWARE; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Boulware with a foundation to launch her independent research career devoted to understanding the reasons behind ethnic/racial disparities in chronic kidney disease (CKD) progression, and in reducing ethnic/racial disparities in CKD. ..
  2. Information and Financial Interventions for Kidney Donation in African Americans
    LEIGH BOULWARE; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  3. Information and Financial Interventions for Kidney Donation in African Americans
    LEIGH BOULWARE; Fiscal Year: 2009
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  4. Information and Financial Interventions for Kidney Donation in African Americans
    LEIGH E BOULWARE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  5. Information and Financial Interventions for Kidney Donation in African Americans
    LEIGH BOULWARE; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....