Lisa Cooper

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc A multi-level system quality improvement intervention to reduce racial disparities in hypertension care and control: study protocol
    Lisa A Cooper
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2024 East Monument Street, Suite 2 515, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Implement Sci 8:60. 2013
  2. pmc Comparative effectiveness of standard versus patient-centered collaborative care interventions for depression among African Americans in primary care settings: the BRIDGE Study
    Lisa A Cooper
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Health Serv Res 48:150-74. 2013
  3. pmc The associations of clinicians' implicit attitudes about race with medical visit communication and patient ratings of interpersonal care
    Lisa A Cooper
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:979-87. 2012
  4. pmc Improving health care quality for racial/ethnic minorities: a systematic review of the best evidence regarding provider and organization interventions
    Mary Catherine Beach
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    BMC Public Health 6:104. 2006
  5. pmc Is race medically relevant? A qualitative study of physicians' attitudes about the role of race in treatment decision-making
    Shedra Amy Snipes
    Biobehavioral Health, The Pennsylvania State University, 315 Health and Human Development East, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:183. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint The acceptability of treatment for depression among African-American, Hispanic, and white primary care patients
    Lisa A Cooper
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Med Care 41:479-89. 2003
  7. pmc Delving below the surface. Understanding how race and ethnicity influence relationships in health care
    Lisa A Cooper
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:S21-7. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Patient-centered communication, ratings of care, and concordance of patient and physician race
    Lisa A Cooper
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 2223, USA
    Ann Intern Med 139:907-15. 2003
  9. pmc A cluster randomized trial of standard quality improvement versus patient-centered interventions to enhance depression care for African Americans in the primary care setting: study protocol NCT00243425
    Lisa A Cooper
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Implement Sci 5:18. 2010
  10. pmc A 41-year-old African American man with poorly controlled hypertension: review of patient and physician factors related to hypertension treatment adherence
    Lisa A Cooper
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    JAMA 301:1260-72. 2009

Detail Information

Publications76

  1. pmc A multi-level system quality improvement intervention to reduce racial disparities in hypertension care and control: study protocol
    Lisa A Cooper
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2024 East Monument Street, Suite 2 515, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Implement Sci 8:60. 2013
    ..By intervening on multiple levels, this project aims to reduce disparities in blood pressure control and improve guideline concordant hypertension care...
  2. pmc Comparative effectiveness of standard versus patient-centered collaborative care interventions for depression among African Americans in primary care settings: the BRIDGE Study
    Lisa A Cooper
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Health Serv Res 48:150-74. 2013
    ..To compare the effectiveness of standard and patient-centered, culturally tailored collaborative care (CC) interventions for African American patients with major depressive disorder (MDD) over 12 months of follow-up...
  3. pmc The associations of clinicians' implicit attitudes about race with medical visit communication and patient ratings of interpersonal care
    Lisa A Cooper
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:979-87. 2012
    ..We examined the associations of clinicians' implicit attitudes about race with visit communication and patient ratings of care...
  4. pmc Improving health care quality for racial/ethnic minorities: a systematic review of the best evidence regarding provider and organization interventions
    Mary Catherine Beach
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    BMC Public Health 6:104. 2006
    ....
  5. pmc Is race medically relevant? A qualitative study of physicians' attitudes about the role of race in treatment decision-making
    Shedra Amy Snipes
    Biobehavioral Health, The Pennsylvania State University, 315 Health and Human Development East, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:183. 2011
    ..It is critical, then, to explore physicians' attitudes regarding the medical relevance of patient race...
  6. ncbi request reprint The acceptability of treatment for depression among African-American, Hispanic, and white primary care patients
    Lisa A Cooper
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Med Care 41:479-89. 2003
    ..Ethnic minority patients are less likely than white patients to receive guideline-concordant care for depression. It is uncertain whether racial and ethnic differences exist in patient beliefs, attitudes, and preferences for treatment...
  7. pmc Delving below the surface. Understanding how race and ethnicity influence relationships in health care
    Lisa A Cooper
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:S21-7. 2006
    ..Finally, we suggest directions for future research on racial and ethnic health care disparities that uses a relationship-centered paradigm...
  8. ncbi request reprint Patient-centered communication, ratings of care, and concordance of patient and physician race
    Lisa A Cooper
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 2223, USA
    Ann Intern Med 139:907-15. 2003
    ..Little research has investigated the communication process in race-concordant and race-discordant medical visits...
  9. pmc A cluster randomized trial of standard quality improvement versus patient-centered interventions to enhance depression care for African Americans in the primary care setting: study protocol NCT00243425
    Lisa A Cooper
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Implement Sci 5:18. 2010
    ..TRIAL REGISTRATION: ClinicalTrials.gov NCT00243425...
  10. pmc A 41-year-old African American man with poorly controlled hypertension: review of patient and physician factors related to hypertension treatment adherence
    Lisa A Cooper
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    JAMA 301:1260-72. 2009
    ..Moreover, evidence indicates that patients' cognitive, affective, and attitudinal factors and the patient-physician relationship play critical roles in improving outcomes and reducing racial disparities in hypertension control...
  11. pmc Designing and evaluating interventions to eliminate racial and ethnic disparities in health care
    Lisa A Cooper
    Received from the Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205 2223, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:477-86. 2002
    ....
  12. pmc A randomized trial to improve patient-centered care and hypertension control in underserved primary care patients
    Lisa A Cooper
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:1297-304. 2011
    ..Moreover, continuing medical education (CME) and patient-activation interventions have infrequently been directed to improve the processes of care for these populations...
  13. doi request reprint Longitudinal study of depressive symptoms and health-related quality of life during pregnancy and after delivery: the Health Status in Pregnancy (HIP) study
    Rosanna Setse
    Department of Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Matern Child Health J 13:577-87. 2009
    ..Depressive symptoms are known to affect functioning in early pregnancy. We estimated the effect of a change in depressive symptoms status on health-related quality of life (HRQoL) throughout pregnancy and after delivery...
  14. pmc Interactive and evaluative correlates of dialogue sequence: a simulation study applying the RIAS to turn taking structures
    Debra L Roter
    Department of Health, Behavior, and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, United States
    Patient Educ Couns 71:26-33. 2008
    ..This study explores novel characterizations of turn taking structure and its interaction and evaluative correlates...
  15. pmc Sociodemographic factors contribute to the depressive affect among African Americans with chronic kidney disease
    Michael J Fischer
    Department of Medicine, Jesse Brown VA Medical Center and University of Illinois Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Kidney Int 77:1010-9. 2010
    ..Sociodemographic factors have especially strong associations with this increased depressive affect. Because this study was conducted in an African-American cohort, its findings may not be generalized to other ethnic groups...
  16. pmc Racial and ethnic differences in patient perceptions of bias and cultural competence in health care
    Rachel L Johnson
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205 2223, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:101-10. 2004
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Primary care patients' involvement in decision-making is associated with improvement in depression
    Sarah L Clever
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Med Care 44:398-405. 2006
    ..Depression is undertreated in primary care settings. Little research investigates the impact of patient involvement in decisions on guideline-concordant treatment and depression outcomes...
  18. 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...
  19. 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
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint A qualitative study of problem solving and diabetes control in type 2 diabetes self-management
    Felicia Hill-Briggs
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Meyer 1 164, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 600 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Diabetes Educ 29:1018-28. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore and compare diabetes-related problem solving in urban African Americans in good and poor diabetes control...
  21. ncbi request reprint The moral nature of patient-centeredness: is it "just the right thing to do"?
    Patrick S Duggan
    Phoebe R Berman Bioethics Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 62:271-6. 2006
    ..We sought to describe the moral commitments that underlie patient-centered care...
  22. pmc Primary care patients with depression are less accepting of treatment than those seen by mental health specialists
    Benjamin W Van Voorhees
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:991-1000. 2003
    ....
  23. pmc Perceived discrimination and adherence to medical care in a racially integrated community
    Sarah Stark Casagrande
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:389-95. 2007
    ..Past research indicates that access to health care and utilization of services varies by sociodemographic characteristics, but little is known about racial differences in health care utilization within racially integrated communities...
  24. pmc The role of cultural diversity climate in recruitment, promotion, and retention of faculty in academic medicine
    Eboni G Price
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:565-71. 2005
    ..Ethnic diversity among physicians may be linked to improved access and quality of care for minorities. Academic medical institutions are challenged to increase representation of ethnic minorities among health professionals...
  25. pmc Patient race/ethnicity and quality of patient-physician communication during medical visits
    Rachel L Johnson
    Epidemiology and Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205 2223, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:2084-90. 2004
    ..We examined the association between patient race/ethnicity and patient-physician communication during medical visits...
  26. ncbi request reprint The impact of international medical graduate status on primary care physicians' choice of specialist
    Kraig S Kinchen
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Med Care 42:747-55. 2004
    ..Approximately one fourth of practicing physicians in the United States graduated from medical schools in other countries. It is unknown how the role of international medical graduate status affects physician decision-making...
  27. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus skin infections among healthcare workers in an outpatient clinic
    Cecilia P Johnston
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 27:1133-6. 2006
    ..Cultures of environmental samples from multiple surfaces in the clinic grew toxin-producing CA-MRSA strains, suggesting fomites may play a role in the transmission of these strains of MRSA...
  28. pmc Provider and clinic cultural competence in a primary care setting
    Kathryn A Paez
    Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD 21044, USA
    Soc Sci Med 66:1204-16. 2008
    ..Enhancing provider and clinic cultural competence may be synergistic strategies for reducing healthcare disparities...
  29. ncbi request reprint Changes in depressive symptoms and metabolic control over 3 years among African Americans with type 2 diabetes
    Tiffany L Gary
    The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Int J Psychiatry Med 35:377-82. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the longitudinal relationship between depressive symptoms and metabolic control...
  30. pmc Are physicians' attitudes of respect accurately perceived by patients and associated with more positive communication behaviors?
    Mary Catherine Beach
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 62:347-54. 2006
    ..characteristics are associated with greater physician-reported respect? Do patients accurately perceive levels of physician respect? Are there specific communication behaviors associated with physician-reported respect for patients?..
  31. ncbi request reprint Coffee intake and risk of hypertension: the Johns Hopkins precursors study
    Michael J Klag
    The Johns Hopkins Precursors Study, 2024 E Monument St, Suite 2 200, Baltimore, MD 21205 2223, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:657-62. 2002
    ..Whether the increase in blood pressure with coffee drinking seen in clinical trials persists over time and translates into an increased incidence of hypertension is not known...
  32. ncbi request reprint Maternal race, procedures, and infant birth weight in type 2 and gestational diabetes
    Wanda K Nicholson
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:626-34. 2006
    ..To examine the relation between race and cesarean delivery, episiotomy, and low birth weight infants in pregnancies with type 2 and gestational diabetes mellitus and to identify factors that might explain racial differences...
  33. pmc Physician burnout and patient-physician communication during primary care encounters
    Neda Ratanawongsa
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Mason Lord Building Center Tower, 5200 Eastern Avenue, Suite 2300, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1581-8. 2008
    ..Although previous studies suggest an association between provider burnout and suboptimal self-reported communication, no studies relate physician burnout to observed patient-physician communication behaviors...
  34. pmc Can patient-centered attitudes reduce racial and ethnic disparities in care?
    Mary Catherine Beach
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Acad Med 82:193-8. 2007
    ..The authors' purpose was to determine whether students with patient-centered attitudes have better performance and are less likely to demonstrate disparities with African American compared with white standardized patients (SPs)...
  35. pmc Patient-physician communication in the primary care visits of African Americans and whites with depression
    Bri K Ghods
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:600-6. 2008
    ..Little research investigates the role of patient-physician communication in understanding racial disparities in depression treatment...
  36. ncbi request reprint Diversifying the racial and ethnic composition of the physician workforce
    Neil R Powe
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 2223, USA
    Ann Intern Med 141:223-4. 2004
  37. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms and health-related quality of life in early pregnancy
    Wanda K Nicholson
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, Clinical Research, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 107:798-806. 2006
    ..Our goal was to estimate the independent association of depressive symptoms with health-related quality of life among a diverse group of women in early pregnancy...
  38. pmc Cultural competence: a systematic review of health care provider educational interventions
    Mary Catherine Beach
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Med Care 43:356-73. 2005
    ..We sought to synthesize the findings of studies evaluating interventions to improve the cultural competence of health professionals...
  39. pmc Disparity in physician perception of patients' adherence to medications by obesity status
    Mary Margaret Huizinga
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:1932-7. 2010
    ..Physician perception of medication adherence has been shown to affect prescribing patterns in other studies. More work is needed to understand how this perception may affect the care of patients with obesity...
  40. pmc Do patients treated with dignity report higher satisfaction, adherence, and receipt of preventive care?
    Mary Catherine Beach
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Ann Fam Med 3:331-8. 2005
    ....
  41. pmc Differences in patient-provider communication for Hispanic compared to non-Hispanic white patients in HIV care
    Mary Catherine Beach
    Behavior Society, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:682-7. 2010
    ..non-Hispanic white patients with their health care providers...
  42. pmc Patient-provider communication differs for black compared to white HIV-infected patients
    Mary Catherine Beach
    Johns Hopkins University Schools of Medicine and Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    AIDS Behav 15:805-11. 2011
    ..Efforts to more effectively engage patients in the medical dialogue may lead to improved patient-provider relationships, self-management, and outcomes among black people living with HIV/AIDS...
  43. ncbi request reprint An assessment of the shared-decision model in parents of children with acute otitis media
    Dan Merenstein
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Pediatrics 116:1267-75. 2005
    ....
  44. doi request reprint Quality of patient-physician discussions about CKD in primary care: a cross-sectional study
    Raquel C Greer
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2024 E Monument Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 57:583-91. 2011
    ..The quality of patient-physician discussions about chronic kidney disease (CKD) in primary care has not been studied previously...
  45. 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...
  46. pmc The acceptability of a culturally-tailored depression education videotape to African Americans
    Annelle B Primm
    J Natl Med Assoc 94:1007-16. 2002
    ..This culturally tailored videotape about depression is deemed acceptable and effective for most African Americans with depression participating in focus groups. It also improved knowledge and several attitudes about depression...
  47. pmc Physician respect for patients with obesity
    Mary Margaret Huizinga
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2024 East Monument Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:1236-9. 2009
    ..Obesity stigma is common in our society, and a general stigma towards obesity has also been documented in physicians. We hypothesized that physician respect for patients would be lower in patients with higher body mass index (BMI)...
  48. pmc Beliefs and attitudes associated with the intention to not accept the diagnosis of depression among young adults
    Benjamin W Van Voorhees
    Department of Medicine, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Ann Fam Med 3:38-46. 2005
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint Exploring obstacles to and opportunities for professional success among ethnic minority medical students
    Kara L Odom
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, California, USA
    Acad Med 82:146-53. 2007
    ..To explore the barriers and facilitators experienced by ethnic minority medical students in achieving personal and professional success...
  50. pmc Examining racial and ethnic disparities in site of usual source of care
    Darrell J Gaskin
    Morgan Hopkins Center of Health Disparities Solutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 99:22-30. 2007
    ..Therefore, in addition to focusing on provider-patient relationships, perhaps future research and policymakers should focus on system-level factors to explain and increase minority use of care in private physicians' offices...
  51. 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...
  52. pmc Improving the diversity climate in academic medicine: faculty perceptions as a catalyst for institutional change
    Eboni G Price
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Acad Med 84:95-105. 2009
    ..To assess perceptions of underrepresented minority (URM) and majority faculty physicians regarding an institution's diversity climate, and to identify potential improvement strategies...
  53. ncbi request reprint Self-administered instruments to measure cultural competence of health professionals: a systematic review
    Aysegul Gozu
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Teach Learn Med 19:180-90. 2007
    ..Tools that measure knowledge, attitudes, and skills reflecting cultural competence of health professionals have not been comprehensively identified, described, or critiqued...
  54. 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...
  55. pmc Referral of patients to specialists: factors affecting choice of specialist by primary care physicians
    Kraig S Kinchen
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205 2223, USA
    Ann Fam Med 2:245-52. 2004
    ..We wanted to determine the importance of factors in primary care physicians' choice of specialist when referring patients and to compare importance ratings by physicians' race and sex...
  56. ncbi request reprint Sports ability in young men and the incidence of cardiovascular disease
    Thomas K Houston
    Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Am J Med 112:689-95. 2002
    ..We sought to determine the relation between the ability of young adults in different sports and their continued physical activity in midlife, and subsequent cardiovascular disease...
  57. ncbi request reprint Chronic medical illness, depression, and use of acute medical services among Medicare beneficiaries
    Seth Himelhoch
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Med Care 42:512-21. 2004
    ..This study assessed the relation of comorbid depressive syndrome with utilization of emergency department services and preventable inpatient hospitalizations among elderly individuals with chronic medical conditions...
  58. ncbi request reprint Internet support groups for depression: a 1-year prospective cohort study
    Thomas K Houston
    Department of Medicine, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2024 East Monument Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 159:2062-8. 2002
    ..This study described the characteristics of users of Internet-based depression support groups and assessed whether use predicts change in depression symptoms and social support...
  59. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of the methodological rigor of studies evaluating cultural competence training of health professionals
    Eboni G Price
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Acad Med 80:578-86. 2005
    ..To systematically examine the methodological rigor of studies using cultural competence training as a strategy to improve minority health care quality. To the authors' knowledge, no prior studies of this type have been conducted...
  60. ncbi request reprint Weight loss programs for urban-based, postpartum African-American women: perceived barriers and preferred components
    Rosanna Setse
    Department of Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Matern Child Health J 12:119-27. 2008
    ..Our objective was to explore urban-based African-American women's attitudes toward weight gain, perceived barriers to postpartum weight loss, and preferences for weight intervention strategies...
  61. ncbi request reprint Attitudes and illness factors associated with low perceived need for depression treatment among young adults
    Benjamin W Van Voorhees
    Department of Medicine, Section of General Internal Medicine, The University of Chicago, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, MC 20007, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:746-54. 2006
    ..We do not yet fully understand how low perceived need for treatment leads many young adults to not seek care for their depression...
  62. ncbi request reprint Ethnicity and preferences for depression treatment
    Jane L Givens
    Geriatrics Division, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 29:182-91. 2007
    ..The objective of this work was to describe ethnic differences in attitudes toward depression, depression treatment, stigma and preferences for depression treatment (counseling vs. medication)...
  63. ncbi request reprint Do family physicians and internists differ in knowledge, attitudes, and self-reported approaches for depression?
    Joseph J Gallo
    Department of Family Practice and Community Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Int J Psychiatry Med 32:1-20. 2002
    ..The purpose of this investigation was to assess the relationship of primary care specialty training with self-assessed skill, knowledge, attitudes, and behavior toward depression recognition and management...
  64. ncbi request reprint Assessing validity of standardized patient ratings of medical students' communication behavior using the Roter interaction analysis system
    Eboni G Price
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, United States
    Patient Educ Couns 70:3-9. 2008
    ..The primary objective of this study is to examine concurrent validity of standardized patient (SP) ratings of second year medical students' communication skills with the Roter interaction analysis system (RIAS)...
  65. pmc Health disparities. Toward a better understanding of primary care patient-physician relationships
    Lisa A Cooper
    J Gen Intern Med 19:985-6. 2004
  66. ncbi request reprint Physical activity attitudes of African American and white adolescent girls
    Iris R Mabry
    Division of General Pediatrics, Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 3:312-6. 2003
    ..Understanding the attitudes of African American adolescent girls toward physical activity may help identify strategies to enable these adolescents to adopt a more physically active lifestyle that could track into adulthood...
  67. ncbi request reprint Race, quality of depression care, and recovery from major depression in a primary care setting
    Bruce L Rollman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Center for Research on Health Care, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 24:381-90. 2002
    ..We found little racial variation in either process measures or clinical outcomes for depression in our sample of African-American and Caucasian primary care patients...
  68. ncbi request reprint How can practice-based research contribute to the elimination of health disparities?
    George Rust
    National Center for Primary Care, Morehouse School of Medicine, 720 Westview Drive, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 20:105-14. 2007
    ..In this article, we review 12 promising strategies that could substantially increase the impact of research on eliminating health disparities in America...
  69. pmc Patient-provider racial and ethnic concordance and parent reports of the primary care experiences of children
    Gregory D Stevens
    Center for Healthier Children, Families and Communities, University of California, Los Angeles, Calif 90095 6939, USA
    Ann Fam Med 1:105-12. 2003
    ..It remains unknown whether similar findings are true for children. This study examines the association of race/ethnicity concordance with parent reports of children's primary care experiences...
  70. pmc Racial and socioeconomic differences in the weight-loss experiences of obese women
    Esa M Davis
    Department of Family Medicine Research Division, Case Western Reserve University, 11001 Cedar Ave, Suite 306, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:1539-43. 2005
    ....
  71. pmc Transforming clinical practice to eliminate racial-ethnic disparities in healthcare
    Donna L Washington
    Division of General Internal Medicine, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:685-91. 2008
    ..We describe what is known about reducing racial-ethnic disparities in clinical practice and make recommendations for how clinician leaders can apply this evidence to transform their own practices...
  72. pmc Disparities in care for depression among primary care patients
    Jeanne Miranda
    UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute and Department of Biobhavioral Services, Los Angeles, Calif 90024, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:120-6. 2004
    ..Ethnic minorities traditionally receive less care for depression than do white populations; we examine ethnic minority care for depression in a large cross-national primary care sample...
  73. pmc Patient-physician relationships and racial disparities in the quality of health care
    Somnath Saha
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Department of Veterans Affairs, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:1713-9. 2003
    ..This study explored whether racial differences in patient-physician relationships contribute to disparities in the quality of health care...
  74. ncbi request reprint Racial and ethnic differences in receipt and use of health information in encounters between patients and physicians
    Mary Catherine Beach
    Med Care 44:97-9. 2006
  75. pmc Understanding concordance in patient-physician relationships: personal and ethnic dimensions of shared identity
    Richard L Street
    Department of Communication, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4234, USA
    Ann Fam Med 6:198-205. 2008
    ....

Research Grants11

  1. Patient Centered Depression Care for African-Americans
    Lisa Cooper; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  2. Patient-Physician Partnership to Improve HBP Adherence
    Lisa Cooper; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  3. Patient-Oriented Research in Cardiovascular Disparities
    Lisa Cooper; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This K24Award will greatly increase the likelihood of continued success in Dr. Cooper's research program and the careers of a future generation of patient-oriented researchers in cardiovascular health disparities. ..