Norma Kanarek

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

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Community readiness to meet Healthy People 2010 targets
    Norma Kanarek
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 9:249-54. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Survival after community diagnosis of early-stage non-small cell lung cancer
    Norma F Kanarek
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD Department of Oncology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Md Electronic address
    Am J Med 127:443-9. 2014
  3. pmc Removing barriers to participation in clinical trials, a conceptual framework and retrospective chart review study
    Norma F Kanarek
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Trials 13:237. 2012
  4. pmc Geographic proximity and racial disparities in cancer clinical trial participation
    Norma F Kanarek
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Natl Compr Canc Netw 8:1343-51. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Health ranking of the largest US counties using the Community Health Status Indicators peer strata and database
    Norma Kanarek
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 17:401-5. 2011
  6. pmc Use of peer groupings to assess county public health status
    Norma Kanarek
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, 615 N Wolfe St, Room e7038, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A93. 2008
  7. doi request reprint County lung cancer mortality: a decision tree model for control and prevention
    Norma Kanarek
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 14:E1-9. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation in clinical trials and public health studies: a research ethical imperative
    Norma Kanarek
    Department of EnvironmentalHealth Sciences, Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 17:983-7. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Local public health agency performance and community health status
    Norma Kanarek
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21202, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 12:522-7. 2006
  10. pmc Racial/ethnic differences in serum sex steroid hormone concentrations in US adolescent males
    David S Lopez
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 24:817-26. 2013

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Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Community readiness to meet Healthy People 2010 targets
    Norma Kanarek
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 9:249-54. 2003
    ..Nevertheless, some counties (50-1,050) were exemplary, already meeting the target and still improving...
  2. ncbi request reprint Survival after community diagnosis of early-stage non-small cell lung cancer
    Norma F Kanarek
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD Department of Oncology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Md Electronic address
    Am J Med 127:443-9. 2014
    ..Our objective was to assess the contribution of diagnosis to first surgery interval to survival among patients diagnosed in the community with early-stage non-small cell lung cancer...
  3. pmc Removing barriers to participation in clinical trials, a conceptual framework and retrospective chart review study
    Norma F Kanarek
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Trials 13:237. 2012
    ..Enrollment in interventional therapeutic clinical trials is a small fraction of all patients who might participate given reasonable access...
  4. pmc Geographic proximity and racial disparities in cancer clinical trial participation
    Norma F Kanarek
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Natl Compr Canc Netw 8:1343-51. 2010
    ..Clinical trial accruals are not uniform across age, sex, race, place of residence, cancer site, or trial type, underscoring that cancer centers must better understand their source patients to enhance clinical trial participation...
  5. doi request reprint Health ranking of the largest US counties using the Community Health Status Indicators peer strata and database
    Norma Kanarek
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 17:401-5. 2011
    ..Using the structure of the Community Health Status Indicators (CHSI) report, we embarked on analysis of population health data with the aim to validate the CHSI modules as overarching themes and to rank county health within peer strata...
  6. pmc Use of peer groupings to assess county public health status
    Norma Kanarek
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, 615 N Wolfe St, Room e7038, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A93. 2008
    ..To accomplish this assessment, the Community Health Status Indicators Project team selected peer groupings of counties to monitor and analyze the health of local communities relative to peer communities...
  7. doi request reprint County lung cancer mortality: a decision tree model for control and prevention
    Norma Kanarek
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 14:E1-9. 2008
    ..The question asked in the study was: What are the important factors for counties that are useful to public health professionals? We sought to provide an answer, using a recursive partitioning approach applied to county-level indicators...
  8. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation in clinical trials and public health studies: a research ethical imperative
    Norma Kanarek
    Department of EnvironmentalHealth Sciences, Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 17:983-7. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Local public health agency performance and community health status
    Norma Kanarek
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21202, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 12:522-7. 2006
    ..New hypotheses are offered that could help determine how system performance affects health outcomes...
  10. pmc Racial/ethnic differences in serum sex steroid hormone concentrations in US adolescent males
    David S Lopez
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 24:817-26. 2013
    ..Unexpectedly, Mexican-American men had the highest testosterone level. Next, we evaluated whether the same patterns are observed during adolescence, the time of prostate maturation...
  11. pmc The impact of insurance on access to cancer clinical trials at a comprehensive cancer center
    Justin F Klamerus
    Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, Maryland 21231, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 16:5997-6003. 2010
    ..We sought to explore the impact of insurance clearance on disparities in access to cancer clinical trials at this urban comprehensive cancer center...
  12. pmc Association of serum cholesterol and cholesterol-lowering drug use with serum sex steroid hormones in men in NHANES III
    Alison M Mondul
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:1575-83. 2010
    ..We evaluated whether serum testosterone and estradiol differ by cholesterol or cholesterol-lowering drug use...
  13. doi request reprint Spatial analyses identify the geographic source of patients at a National Cancer Institute Comprehensive Cancer Center
    Shu Chih Su
    Department of Biostatistics and Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 16:1065-72. 2010
    ..Urban cancer centers are expected to serve their immediate neighborhoods and to address disparities in access to specialty care. Our purpose was to learn the extent and nature of the cancer center service area...
  14. ncbi request reprint Colorectal cancer screening: physician recommendation is influential advice to Marylanders
    Amy Gilbert
    The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, MD 21205, USA
    Prev Med 41:367-79. 2005
    ..The primary objective of this study was to determine the predictors of colorectal cancer screening use in Maryland...
  15. pmc Differential exposure to hazardous air pollution in the United States: a multilevel analysis of urbanization and neighborhood socioeconomic deprivation
    Gary S Young
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 9:2204-25. 2012
    ..This study demonstrates the value of social epidemiological methods for analyzing differential exposure and advancing cumulative risk assessment...
  16. doi request reprint Sex steroid hormone concentrations and risk of death in US men
    Andy Menke
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 171:583-92. 2010
    ..Future studies should be conducted to fully characterize the association of low free and bioavailable testosterone concentrations and mortality in men and to describe the mechanism underlying the association...
  17. pmc Community health status indicators: adding a geospatial component
    Janet L Heitgerd
    Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, 1600 Clifton Road NE, Mailstop F 09, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A96. 2008
    ..The Web site is accessible from a link on the CHSI Report Web site or directly from an Internet Web browser. In this paper, we discuss the conceptualization and implementation of this public health mapping application...
  18. pmc Community health status indicators project: the development of a national approach to community health
    Marilyn Metzler
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention McKing Consulting, 4770 Buford Highway, Mailstop K 30, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A94. 2008
    ..This new CHSI version includes data for 1994 through 2006 from multiple surveillance systems. New features include an enhanced Web site, an Internet mapping application, and a downloadable database of the indicators for all counties...