Thomas A LaVeist

Summary

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

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and patterns of discrimination among U.S. health care consumers
    Thomas A LaVeist
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J Health Serv 33:331-44. 2003
  2. pmc Are black Hispanics black or Hispanic? Exploring disparities at the intersection of race and ethnicity
    Thomas Alexis Laveist-Ramos
    Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway Suite 441, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:e21. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Overcoming confounding of race with socio-economic status and segregation to explore race disparities in smoking
    Thomas A LaVeist
    Department of Health, Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205 1999, USA
    Addiction 102:65-70. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint The association of doctor-patient race concordance with health services utilization
    Thomas A LaVeist
    Center for Health Disparities Solutions, and Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Public Health Policy 24:312-23. 2003
  5. pmc Disentangling race and socioeconomic status: a key to understanding health inequalities
    Thomas A LaVeist
    Center for Health Disparities Solutions, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Urban Health 82:iii26-34. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Estimating the economic burden of racial health inequalities in the United States
    Thomas A LaVeist
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkin University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J Health Serv 41:231-8. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Health risk and inequitable distribution of liquor stores in African American neighborhood
    T A LaVeist
    Department of Sociology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Soc Sci Med 51:613-7. 2000
  8. pmc Mistrust of health care organizations is associated with underutilization of health services
    Thomas A LaVeist
    Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Serv Res 44:2093-105. 2009
  9. pmc Environmental and socio-economic factors as contributors to racial disparities in diabetes prevalence
    Thomas A LaVeist
    Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:1144-8. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint The COA360: a tool for assessing the cultural competency of healthcare organizations
    Thomas A LaVeist
    William C and Nancy F Richardson Professor in Health Policy, Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Healthc Manag 53:257-66; discussion 266-7. 2008

Research Grants

  1. Analysis of the Cardiac Access Study
    Thomas LaVeist; Fiscal Year: 2002
  2. Analysis of the Cardiac Access Study
    Thomas LaVeist; Fiscal Year: 2003

Detail Information

Publications60

  1. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and patterns of discrimination among U.S. health care consumers
    Thomas A LaVeist
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J Health Serv 33:331-44. 2003
    ..Low-income individuals experienced class discrimination, women experienced sex discrimination, and individuals who reported being in poor health were more likely to perceive discrimination based on health or disability status...
  2. pmc Are black Hispanics black or Hispanic? Exploring disparities at the intersection of race and ethnicity
    Thomas Alexis Laveist-Ramos
    Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway Suite 441, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:e21. 2012
    ..We sought to determine whether race and ethnicity have synchronous or independent effects on health-related outcomes...
  3. ncbi request reprint Overcoming confounding of race with socio-economic status and segregation to explore race disparities in smoking
    Thomas A LaVeist
    Department of Health, Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205 1999, USA
    Addiction 102:65-70. 2007
    ..Also, we sought to determine the generalizability of our sample...
  4. ncbi request reprint The association of doctor-patient race concordance with health services utilization
    Thomas A LaVeist
    Center for Health Disparities Solutions, and Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Public Health Policy 24:312-23. 2003
    ..Adjusting the models for health status and a variety of other known predictors of health care utilization did not substantially affect the relationship between doctor-patient race concordance and health services use...
  5. pmc Disentangling race and socioeconomic status: a key to understanding health inequalities
    Thomas A LaVeist
    Center for Health Disparities Solutions, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Urban Health 82:iii26-34. 2005
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Estimating the economic burden of racial health inequalities in the United States
    Thomas A LaVeist
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkin University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J Health Serv 41:231-8. 2011
    ..We should address health disparities because such inequities are inconsistent with the values of our society and addressing them is the right thing to do, but this analysis shows that social justice can also be cost effective...
  7. ncbi request reprint Health risk and inequitable distribution of liquor stores in African American neighborhood
    T A LaVeist
    Department of Sociology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Soc Sci Med 51:613-7. 2000
    ..More research needs to be done on the impact of alcohol on the social, psychological, and physiological health of low income urban populations...
  8. pmc Mistrust of health care organizations is associated with underutilization of health services
    Thomas A LaVeist
    Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Serv Res 44:2093-105. 2009
    ..We report the validation of an instrument to measure mistrust of health care organizations and examine the relationship between mistrust and health care service underutilization...
  9. pmc Environmental and socio-economic factors as contributors to racial disparities in diabetes prevalence
    Thomas A LaVeist
    Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:1144-8. 2009
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint The COA360: a tool for assessing the cultural competency of healthcare organizations
    Thomas A LaVeist
    William C and Nancy F Richardson Professor in Health Policy, Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Healthc Manag 53:257-66; discussion 266-7. 2008
    ..Our conclusion points to the validity of the COA360. As such, it is a valuable tool not only for assessing a healthcare organization's cultural readiness but also for benchmarking its progress in addressing cultural and diversity issues...
  11. pmc Exploring health disparities in integrated communities: overview of the EHDIC study
    Thomas LaVeist
    Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway Suite 441, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Urban Health 85:11-21. 2008
    ..Future research in the area of health disparities should seek ways to account for confounding from SES and segregation...
  12. ncbi request reprint The cardiac access longitudinal study. A study of access to invasive cardiology among African American and white patients
    Thomas A LaVeist
    Center for Health Disparities Solutions, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 41:1159-66. 2003
    ..We sought to identify factors contributing to racial disparity in the receipt of coronary angiography (CA)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Minority health status in adulthood: the middle years of life
    T A LaVeist
    Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, USA
    Health Care Financ Rev 21:9-21. 2000
    ..Also discussed are the current state of scholarship in minority health and suggestions for future directions for research on racial and ethnic differences in health status...
  14. ncbi request reprint Perceived racism and self and system blame attribution: consequences for longevity
    T A LaVeist
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Ethn Dis 11:711-21. 2001
    ..43, CI 95: .23, .82). The findings suggest that the attribution of negative events to external factors, such as systemic societal racism, rather than to individual characteristics, may be adaptive and protective of health status...
  15. ncbi request reprint Attitudes about racism, medical mistrust, and satisfaction with care among African American and white cardiac patients
    T A LaVeist
    Johns Hopkins University, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 57:146-61. 2000
    ..When perceived racism and medical mistrust were controlled, race was no longer a significant predictor of satisfaction...
  16. ncbi request reprint Is doctor-patient race concordance associated with greater satisfaction with care?
    Thomas A LaVeist
    Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management, 624 North Broadway, Room 441, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 43:296-306. 2002
    ..These findings suggest support for the continuation of efforts to increase the number of minority physicians, while placing greater emphasis on improving the ability of physicians to interact with patients who are not of their own race...
  17. pmc Race of physician and satisfaction with care among African-American patients
    Thomas A LaVeist
    Center for Health Disparities Solutions, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 94:937-43. 2002
    ..And, patients who were race concordant reported higher levels of satisfaction with care compared with African American patients that were not race concordant...
  18. ncbi request reprint Explaining racial differences in receipt of coronary angiography: the role of physician referral and physician specialty
    Thomas A LaVeist
    Johns Hopkins University, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 60:453-67; discussion 496-508. 2003
    ..4, p < .05). Researchers must eliminate racial differences in access to specialty care and variation in referral patterns by physician specialty, and efforts must be targeted to those specialties where greater disparities exist...
  19. 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...
  20. 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
    ....
  21. doi request reprint Health behaviors and all-cause mortality in African American men
    Roland J Thorpe
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Mens Health 7:8S-18S. 2013
    ..Efforts to improve longevity should focus on developing age-tailored health promoting strategies and interventions aimed at smoking cessation and increasing physical activity in young and middle-aged African American men. ..
  22. pmc Measuring and explaining racial and ethnic differences in willingness to donate live kidneys in the United States
    Tanjala S Purnell
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Clin Transplant 27:673-83. 2013
    ..Reasons for US racial-ethnic minority ESRD patients' reported difficulties identifying live kidney donors are poorly understood...
  23. doi request reprint Place, not race: disparities dissipate in southwest Baltimore when blacks and whites live under similar conditions
    Thomas LaVeist
    Center for Health Disparities Solutions and the William C and Nancy F Richardson Professor in Health Policy at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, in Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 30:1880-7. 2011
    ..Such policies must address the differing resources of neighborhoods and must aim to improve the underlying conditions of health for all...
  24. pmc Disparities in alcohol use: does race matter as much as place?
    Ruth G Fesahazion
    Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions, Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Prev Med 55:482-4. 2012
    ..This study aims to determine whether race disparities persist in alcohol use among individuals who share similar social and environmental conditions...
  25. pmc Physician referral patterns and race differences in receipt of coronary angiography
    Thomas A LaVeist
    Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Serv Res 37:949-62. 2002
    ..race a predictor of obtaining a referral for coronary angiography (CA) among patients who are appropriate candidates for the procedure? (2) Is there a race disparity in obtaining CA among patients who obtain a referral for the procedure?..
  26. ncbi request reprint Perceived racial discrimination and mental health in low-income, urban-dwelling whites
    Kelly M Bower
    Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J Health Serv 43:267-80. 2013
    ..This study demonstrates that perceived racial discrimination is common in poor urban whites. Further, exposure to discrimination that is perceived as a stressor is associated with mental illness...
  27. ncbi request reprint Do minority patients use lower quality hospitals?
    Darrell J Gaskin
    Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions, Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Suite 441, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Inquiry 48:209-20. 2011
    ..Analysts and policymakers should be cautious when making generalizations about the overall service quality of hospitals that treat minority patients...
  28. 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...
  29. doi request reprint Do hospitals provide lower-quality care to minorities than to whites?
    Darrell J Gaskin
    African American Studies Department, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:518-27. 2008
    ..Only a few hospitals provide lower quality of care to minorities than to whites...
  30. pmc Cancer prevention behaviors in low-income urban whites: an understudied problem
    Janice V Bowie
    Center for Health Disparities Solutions, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Urban Health 86:861-71. 2009
    ..Findings illustrate the need for further examination of health behaviors in low SES white urban populations who may share health risks with their poor minority urban counterparts...
  31. 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...
  32. pmc Social context explains race disparities in obesity among women
    Sara N Bleich
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 624 N Broadway, Room 451, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 64:465-9. 2010
    ..The goal of this study was to investigate whether race disparities in obesity among women persist in a community of black people and white people living in the same social context with similar income...
  33. ncbi request reprint Race and health insurance are predictors of hospitalized Crohn's disease patients undergoing bowel resection
    Geoffrey C Nguyen
    Harvey M and Lyn P Meyerhoff Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 13:1408-16. 2007
    ..Crohn's disease (CD) is a chronically relapsing disorder that leads to significant morbidity and, in most cases, surgery. Our objective was to characterize health disparities in CD-related bowel resection among hospitalized CD patients...
  34. 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...
  35. pmc Social context as an explanation for race disparities in hypertension: findings from the Exploring Health Disparities in Integrated Communities (EHDIC) Study
    Roland J Thorpe
    Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, United States
    Soc Sci Med 67:1604-11. 2008
    ..0% and 34% smaller in the EHDIC-SWB sample. We conclude that social and environmental exposures explained a substantial proportion of the race difference in hypertension...
  36. pmc The legacy of Tuskegee and trust in medical care: is Tuskegee responsible for race differences in mistrust of medical care?
    Dwayne T Brandon
    Center for Health Disparities Solutions, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 97:951-6. 2005
    ..To examine race differences in knowledge of the Tuskegee study and the relationship between knowledge of the Tuskegee study and medical system mistrust...
  37. pmc Association between race, place, and preventive health screenings among men: findings from the exploring health disparities in integrated communities study
    Roland J Thorpe
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Mens Health 7:220-7. 2013
    ..This underscores the importance of accounting for social context in public health campaigns targeting preventive screenings in men...
  38. 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...
  39. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood characteristics and mental health among African Americans and whites living in a racially integrated urban community
    Tiffany L Gary
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St Rm E6531, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Place 13:569-75. 2007
    ..05). Community cohesion, the perception that people generally work together, was associated with better mental health among whites only. These findings give further insight into the complex environment of inner-city communities...
  40. pmc The College Health and Wellness Study: baseline correlates of overweight among African Americans
    Tiffany L Gary
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, 21205, USA
    J Urban Health 83:253-65. 2006
    ..Overweight is a significant problem in this population, and these data should be useful for developing weight loss interventions aimed at young adults...
  41. pmc Intersections of ethnicity and social class in provider advice regarding reproductive health
    Roberta A Downing
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1803-7. 2007
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Community-based health preferences for proctocolectomy: a race comparison
    Geoffrey C Nguyen
    Harvey M and Lyn P Meyerhoff Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 53:741-6. 2008
    ..32) was also similar to that in whites (0.54 +/- 0.32). We conclude that patient preferences for proctocolectomy are unlikely to be a dominant contributing factor to racial disparities in total proctocolectomy for diseases of the colon...
  43. 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...
  44. pmc Health inequalities: trends, progress, and policy
    Sara N Bleich
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 33:7-40. 2012
    ..More research and better methods are needed to measure precisely the relationships between stated policy goals and observed trends in health inequalities...
  45. pmc Healthy aging in neighborhoods of diversity across the life span (HANDLS): overcoming barriers to implementing a longitudinal, epidemiologic, urban study of health, race, and socioeconomic status
    Michele K Evans
    National Institute on Aging Intramural Research Program, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, MD 21224 2816, USA
    Ethn Dis 20:267-75. 2010
    ..Examine the influences of race, socioeconomic status, sex, and age on barriers to participation in a study of cross-sectional differences and longitudinal changes in health-related outcomes...
  46. pmc Racial segregation and longevity among African Americans: an individual-level analysis
    Thomas A LaVeist
    John Hopkins University, Morgan Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Serv Res 38:1719-33. 2003
    ..To test the relationship between racial segregation and mortality using a multidimensional questionnaire-based measure of exposure to segregation...
  47. doi request reprint Race is a predictor of in-hospital mortality after cholecystectomy, especially in those with portal hypertension
    Geoffrey C Nguyen
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 6:1146-54. 2008
    ..In this study, we characterized racial disparities in in-hospital mortality after cholecystectomy among patients with and without decompensated cirrhosis...
  48. ncbi request reprint Excess risk of chronic kidney disease among African-American versus white subjects in the United States: a population-based study of potential explanatory factors
    Michelle E Tarver-Carr
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 13:2363-70. 2002
    ..Nearly one-half of the excess risk of CKD among African-American adults can be explained on the basis of potentially modifiable risk factors; however, much of the excess risk remains unexplained...
  49. pmc Integrating the 3Ds-Social Determinants, Health Disparities, and Health-Care Workforce Diversity
    Thomas A LaVeist
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions, Baltimore, Md Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management, Baltimore, MD
    Public Health Rep 129:9-14. 2014
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint NIH state-of-the-science conference statement: Enhancing use and quality of colorectal cancer screening
    Donald Steinwachs
    Johns Hopkins Institute for Policy Studies, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    NIH Consens State Sci Statements 27:1-31. 2010
    ..To provide health care providers, patients, and the general public with a responsible assessment of currently available data on enhancing use and quality of colorectal cancer screening...
  51. pmc The sociobiologic integrative model (SBIM): enhancing the integration of sociobehavioral, environmental, and biomolecular knowledge in urban health and disparities research
    M Chris Gibbons
    Johns Hopkins Urban Health Institute, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Urban Health 84:198-211. 2007
    ..This paper suggests a sociobiologic organizing model that encourages a multilevel, integrative perspective in the study of urban health and health disparities...
  52. pmc Genetic variants in platelet factor 4 modulate inflammatory and platelet activation biomarkers
    Pallav Bhatnagar
    McKusick Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Genet 5:412-21. 2012
    ..Previous studies have pointed to the role of vascular inflammation and platelet activation in the formation of atherosclerotic lesions...
  53. ncbi request reprint Racial and geographic variations in colectomy rates among hospitalized ulcerative colitis patients
    Geoffrey C Nguyen
    Harvey M and Lyn P Meyerhoff Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21231, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 4:1507-1513. 2006
    ..Racial disparities have been described for a wide spectrum of surgical procedures. The goal of this study was to characterize racial and geographic differences in colectomy rates among hospitalized ulcerative colitis (UC) patients...
  54. pmc Patient reports of preventable problems and harms in primary health care
    Anton J Kuzel
    Department of Family Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Ann Fam Med 2:333-40. 2004
    ..The principal aims of this study were to develop patient-focused typologies of medical errors and harms in primary care settings and to discern which medical errors and harms seem to be the most important...
  55. ncbi request reprint Racial disparities in access to cardiac rehabilitation
    Patricia C Gregory
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 85:705-10. 2006
    ..This study sought to assess the association between race and referral to cardiac rehabilitation programs...
  56. pmc Gender differences in body image and health perceptions among graduating seniors from a historically black college
    Susan M Gross
    Morgan Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions, Program in Public Health, Morgan State University, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 97:1608-19. 2005
    ..Awareness of acceptable weight ranges and consequences of overweight needs to be raised...
  57. ncbi request reprint Racial and ethnic approaches to community health (REACH) 2010
    Collins O Airhihenbuwa
    Pennsylvania State University in University Park, Pennsylvania, USA
    Health Promot Pract 7:174S-5S. 2006
  58. ncbi request reprint The responsibility continuum: never primary, coresident and caregiver--heterogeneity in the African-American grandmother experience
    Rosalyn D Lee
    NORC, at The University of Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Int J Aging Hum Dev 60:295-304. 2005
    ..Policy and practice can be informed by additional research on status, context, and timing of assumption of responsibilities for grandchildren...
  59. ncbi request reprint The influence of race and religion on abstinence from alcohol, cigarettes and marijuana among adolescents
    John M Wallace
    University of Michigan School of Social Work and Institute for Social Research, 426 Thompson Street, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48106 1248, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 64:843-8. 2003
    ..The present study tested this hypothesis empirically...
  60. ncbi request reprint Making the case for a qualitative study of medical errors in primary care
    Anton J Kuzel
    Department of Family Practice, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    Qual Health Res 13:743-80. 2003
    ..The authors make explicit the anticipated concerns of reviewers more accustomed to quantitative research proposals and the arguments and strategies employed to address them...

Research Grants2

  1. Analysis of the Cardiac Access Study
    Thomas LaVeist; Fiscal Year: 2002
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  2. Analysis of the Cardiac Access Study
    Thomas LaVeist; Fiscal Year: 2003
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