B Munoz

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Trends in weekly reported net use by children during and after rainy season in central Tanzania
    Hannah Koenker
    Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health Center for Communication Programs, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Malar J 11:218. 2012
  2. pmc Diagnostic challenges of early Lyme disease: lessons from a community case series
    John Aucott
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 9:79. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Causes of blindness and visual impairment in a population of older Americans: The Salisbury Eye Evaluation Study
    B Munoz
    Wilmer Eye Institute, The Johns Hopkins University, 600 N Wolfe St, Room 116, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 118:819-25. 2000
  4. pmc Knowledge of diabetic eye disease and vision care guidelines among Hispanic individuals in Baltimore with and without diabetes
    Beatriz Munoz
    Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University, 600 N Wolfe St, Room 118, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 126:968-74. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of age-related macular degeneration in a population-based sample of Hispanic people in Arizona: Proyecto VER
    Beatriz Munoz
    Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 123:1575-80. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Blindness, visual impairment and the problem of uncorrected refractive error in a Mexican-American population: Proyecto VER
    Beatriz Munoz
    Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 600 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 43:608-14. 2002
  7. pmc Can clinical signs of trachoma be used after multiple rounds of mass antibiotic treatment to indicate infection?
    Beatriz Munoz
    Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 52:8806-10. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of glaucoma in a population-based study of Hispanic subjects: Proyecto VER
    H A Quigley
    Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Wilmer Institute, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, 600 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 119:1819-26. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Diabetes and diabetic retinopathy in a Mexican-American population: Proyecto VER
    S K West
    Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Diabetes Care 24:1204-9. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint The association of multiple visual impairments with self-reported visual disability: SEE project
    G S Rubin
    Lions Vision Center, Department of Biostatistics, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 42:64-72. 2001

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Publications48

  1. pmc Trends in weekly reported net use by children during and after rainy season in central Tanzania
    Hannah Koenker
    Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health Center for Communication Programs, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Malar J 11:218. 2012
    ..Prioritizing young children for net use is important to achieve mortality reductions, particularly during transmission seasons...
  2. pmc Diagnostic challenges of early Lyme disease: lessons from a community case series
    John Aucott
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 9:79. 2009
    ..When the characteristic rash, erythema migrans, is not recognized and treated, delayed manifestations of disseminated infection may occur. The accuracy of diagnosis and treatment of early Lyme disease in the community is unknown...
  3. ncbi request reprint Causes of blindness and visual impairment in a population of older Americans: The Salisbury Eye Evaluation Study
    B Munoz
    Wilmer Eye Institute, The Johns Hopkins University, 600 N Wolfe St, Room 116, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 118:819-25. 2000
    ..To determine the causes of blindness and visual impairment in a population-based sample of older Americans...
  4. pmc Knowledge of diabetic eye disease and vision care guidelines among Hispanic individuals in Baltimore with and without diabetes
    Beatriz Munoz
    Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University, 600 N Wolfe St, Room 118, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 126:968-74. 2008
    ..To determine gaps in knowledge and barriers to care for diabetic eye disease in Hispanic individuals in Baltimore, Maryland...
  5. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of age-related macular degeneration in a population-based sample of Hispanic people in Arizona: Proyecto VER
    Beatriz Munoz
    Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 123:1575-80. 2005
    ..To report the prevalence of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in a population-based sample of Hispanic individuals aged 50 years and older...
  6. ncbi request reprint Blindness, visual impairment and the problem of uncorrected refractive error in a Mexican-American population: Proyecto VER
    Beatriz Munoz
    Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 600 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 43:608-14. 2002
    ..To report the prevalence of blindness and visual impairment and the contribution of uncorrected refractive error to visual loss, in a population-based sample of Mexican Americans aged 40 and older...
  7. pmc Can clinical signs of trachoma be used after multiple rounds of mass antibiotic treatment to indicate infection?
    Beatriz Munoz
    Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 52:8806-10. 2011
    ..To evaluate combinations of clinical signs, using a modified World Health Organization (WHO) grading scheme, to predict a very low prevalence of infection at the community level after at least three rounds of mass drug administration (MDA)...
  8. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of glaucoma in a population-based study of Hispanic subjects: Proyecto VER
    H A Quigley
    Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Wilmer Institute, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, 600 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 119:1819-26. 2001
    ..To determine the prevalence of glaucoma in a population-based sample of Hispanic adults older than 40 years...
  9. ncbi request reprint Diabetes and diabetic retinopathy in a Mexican-American population: Proyecto VER
    S K West
    Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Diabetes Care 24:1204-9. 2001
    ..The purpose of the study is to determine the prevalence rates of diabetes and diabetic retinopathy in a population-based study of Hispanics aged > or = 40 years...
  10. ncbi request reprint The association of multiple visual impairments with self-reported visual disability: SEE project
    G S Rubin
    Lions Vision Center, Department of Biostatistics, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 42:64-72. 2001
    ..This report examines the relationship between psychophysical measures of visual impairment and self-reported difficulty with everyday visual tasks in a population-based sample of individuals 65 years of age and older...
  11. ncbi request reprint Safety of and compliance with community-based ivermectin therapy
    M Pacque
    Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Wilmer Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
    Lancet 335:1377-80. 1990
    ..Ivermectin is likely to provide the first realistic means of chemotherapy-based control of onchocerciasis on a mass scale...
  12. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of the different types of age-related cataract in an African population
    N Congdon
    Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Wilmer Ophthalmological Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 42:2478-82. 2001
    ..To describe the prevalence of different types of cataract and their association with visual acuity in a Tanzanian population aged 40 years and older...
  13. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy outcome after inadvertent ivermectin treatment during community-based distribution
    M Pacque
    Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Wilmer Institute, John Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
    Lancet 336:1486-9. 1990
    ..Further surveillance is necessary; however, since no major effects of ivermectin on pregnancy outcome were detected, there seems no need to change existing strategies of ivermectin distribution...
  14. ncbi request reprint Sunlight exposure and risk of lens opacities in a population-based study: the Salisbury Eye Evaluation project
    S K West
    Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    JAMA 280:714-8. 1998
    ..Exposure to UV-B radiation in sunlight has been shown to increase the risk of cataract formation in high-risk occupational groups, but risk to the population has not been quantified...
  15. pmc The association between epilation and corneal opacity among eyes with trachomatous trichiasis
    E S West
    Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 116 Wilmer Building, 600 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Br J Ophthalmol 90:171-4. 2006
    ..To examine the association between epilation and corneal opacity (CO) among trichiasis patients presenting for surgery...
  16. doi request reprint Prevalence of pterygium in Latinos: Proyecto VER
    S West
    Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Br J Ophthalmol 93:1287-90. 2009
    ..Pterygium is a common corneal eye condition that can be disfiguring and may require surgery to avoid loss of vision. There are no population-based data on the prevalence or on risk factors among Latinos...
  17. ncbi request reprint Dry eye and dry mouth in the elderly: a population-based assessment
    O D Schein
    Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Arch Intern Med 159:1359-63. 1999
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the population prevalence of symptoms of dry eye and dry mouth and to evaluate possible risk factors...
  18. ncbi request reprint Monocular versus binocular visual acuity as measures of vision impairment and predictors of visual disability
    G S Rubin
    Lions Vision Center, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 41:3327-34. 2000
    ..To examine the relationship between monocular and binocular visual acuities as predictors of visual disability in a population-based sample of individuals 65 years of age and older...
  19. ncbi request reprint Hormone replacement therapy and lens opacities: the Salisbury Eye Evaluation project
    E E Freeman
    Wilmer Eye Institute, Room 129, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 600 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21210, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 119:1687-92. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: A protective association between the use of HRT and nuclear and posterior subcapsular opacities is reported, which should be confirmed in prospective studies...
  20. ncbi request reprint Cataract and barriers to cataract surgery in a US Hispanic population: Proyecto VER
    Aimee Teo Broman
    Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 600 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 123:1231-6. 2005
    ..To report the prevalence of visually significant cataract and cataract surgery and to determine demographic and socioeconomic factors that influence use of cataract surgery in a US Hispanic population...
  21. ncbi request reprint Glaucoma and quality of life: the Salisbury Eye Evaluation
    Ellen E Freeman
    Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Ophthalmology 115:233-8. 2008
    ..To examine whether glaucoma status or measures of visual function affected by glaucoma are associated with self-reported difficulty with vision-intensive tasks in a population-based study...
  22. pmc Blindness and visual impairment in the Americas and the Caribbean
    B Munoz
    Dana Center, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Br J Ophthalmol 86:498-504. 2002
    ..To summarise available data on the prevalence and causes of visual impairment and blindness in the Americas and the Caribbean...
  23. pmc Cataract surgery and subtype in a defined, older population: the SEECAT Project
    A Lewis
    Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Johns Hopkins University Schools of Medicine and Public Health, Wilmer 120, 600 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Br J Ophthalmol 88:1512-7. 2004
    ..To describe the distribution of cataract subtypes present before surgery among a defined population of older, bilaterally pseudophakic individuals...
  24. ncbi request reprint Poor uptake of cataract surgery in nursing home residents: the Salisbury Eye Evaluation in Nursing Home Groups study
    David S Friedman
    Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, The Wilmer Eye Institute, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 123:1581-7. 2005
    ..To compare the uptake of cataract surgery in nursing homes in which assistance was provided in obtaining services with that in control homes...
  25. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of age-related macular degeneration in the United States
    David S Friedman
    Wilmer Eye Institute, Wilmer 120, 600 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 122:564-72. 2004
    ..To estimate the prevalence and distribution of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in the United States by age, race/ethnicity, and gender...
  26. ncbi request reprint Measures of visual function and percentage of preferred walking speed in older adults: the Salisbury Eye Evaluation Project
    Ilesh Patel
    Department of Ophthalmology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 47:65-71. 2006
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  27. ncbi request reprint Assessment of ocular exposure to ultraviolet-B for population studies. Salisbury Eye Evaluation Project Team
    D D Duncan
    Johns Hopkins University, Applied Physics Laboratory 20723 6099, USA
    Photochem Photobiol 66:701-9. 1997
    ..The model should permit determination of a dose-response relationship with eye disease, even to the lower dose ranges...
  28. ncbi request reprint Psychometric properties of the 25-item NEI-VFQ in a Hispanic population: Proyecto VER
    A T Broman
    Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 600 N. Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 42:606-13. 2001
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Measures of visual function and their association with driving modification in older adults
    Ellen E Freeman
    Department of Ophthalmology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 47:514-20. 2006
    ..This project identifies what types of visual function loss are associated with subsequent driving modifications...
  30. doi request reprint Racial differences in the prevalence of age-related macular degeneration: the Salisbury Eye Evaluation (SEE) Project
    Susan B Bressler
    The Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 600 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21287 9228, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 126:241-5. 2008
    ..To determine differences in the prevalence of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and its fundus manifestations in a population-based sample of older black and white Americans...
  31. ncbi request reprint Visual field loss increases the risk of falls in older adults: the Salisbury eye evaluation
    Ellen E Freeman
    Department of Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 48:4445-50. 2007
    ..Falls are a serious and preventable problem in older adults. Impaired vision has been linked to risk of falls; however, the impact of deficits in specific components of vision on the risk of falls is not well known...
  32. ncbi request reprint Causes and prevalence of visual impairment among adults in the United States
    Nathan Congdon
    Wilmer Eye Institute, Wilmer 120, 600 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 122:477-85. 2004
    ..To estimate the cause-specific prevalence and distribution of blindness and low vision in the United States by age, race/ethnicity, and gender, and to estimate the change in these prevalence figures over the next 20 years...
  33. ncbi request reprint How does visual impairment affect performance on tasks of everyday life? The SEE Project. Salisbury Eye Evaluation
    Sheila K West
    Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 120:774-80. 2002
    ..To determine the association between performance on selected tasks of everyday life and impairment in visual acuity and contrast sensitivity...
  34. ncbi request reprint Divided visual attention as a predictor of bumping while walking: the Salisbury Eye Evaluation
    Aimee Teo Broman
    Department of Ophthalmology, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 45:2955-60. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the association between bumping while walking and divided visual attention, as measured by the useful field of view (UFOV)...
  35. ncbi request reprint Assessment of ocular exposure to visible light for population studies
    Donald D Duncan
    Johns Hopkins University, Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, MD, USA
    Dev Ophthalmol 35:76-92. 2002
    ..These data provide the basis for characterizing lifetime exposure for the general population and should permit exploration of the relationship between eye disease and cumulative ocular exposure to visible light...
  36. doi request reprint Cognitive and vision loss affects the topography of the attentional visual field
    Shirin E Hassan
    Lions Vision Center, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University School ofMedicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 49:4672-8. 2008
    ..The purposes of this study were to describe the AVF in a large sample of older drivers and identify demographic, cognitive, and vision factors associated with AVF performance and shape...
  37. ncbi request reprint Hormone replacement therapy, reproductive factors, and age-related macular degeneration: the Salisbury Eye Evaluation Project
    Ellen E Freeman
    Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 12:37-45. 2005
    ..To evaluate a potential relationship between hormone replacement therapy (HRT), reproductive factors and age-related macular degeneration (AMD)...
  38. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of visual impairment interventions for nursing home residents: study design, baseline characteristics and visual loss
    Sheila K West
    Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, 600 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 10:193-209. 2003
    ..In this paper, we present the baseline characteristics of our sample within the nursing homes...
  39. ncbi request reprint Measures of visual function and time to driving cessation in older adults
    Ellen E Freeman
    Department of Ophthalmology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Optom Vis Sci 82:765-73. 2005
    ..It is important to identify the types of visual function loss that lead to driving cessation to better understand the relationship between vision and driving...
  40. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of open-angle glaucoma among blacks and whites 73 years and older: the Salisbury Eye Evaluation Glaucoma Study
    David S Friedman
    Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 124:1625-30. 2006
    ..To determine the prevalence of glaucoma among black and white persons 73 years and older...
  41. pmc Gender equity and trichiasis surgery in the Vietnam and Tanzania national trachoma control programmes
    S West
    Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Br J Ophthalmol 88:1368-71. 2004
    ..To calculate the gender distribution of trichiasis cases in trachoma communities in Vietnam and Tanzania, and the gender distribution of surgical cases, to determine if women are using surgical services proportional to their needs...
  42. ncbi request reprint Community-based treatment of onchocerciasis with ivermectin: safety, efficacy, and acceptability of yearly treatment
    M Pacque
    Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Baltimore, Maryland
    J Infect Dis 163:381-5. 1991
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Dynamic measures of visual function and their relationship to self-report of visual functioning
    Ellen E Freeman
    Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 47:4762-6. 2006
    ..The purpose of this analysis was to determine whether dynamic measures of vision, such as dynamic acuity and motion threshold, are independently associated with self-reported difficulty in activities involving vision...
  44. pmc Determinants and heritability of intraocular pressure and cup-to-disc ratio in a defined older population
    Ta C Chang
    Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Ophthalmology 112:1186-91. 2005
    ..To investigate the heritability of intraocular pressure (IOP) and cup-to-disc ratio (CDR) in an older well-defined population...
  45. doi request reprint Age, sex, and cohort effects in a longitudinal study of trachomatous scarring
    Meraf A Wolle
    Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 50:592-6. 2009
    ..To determine the 5-year incidence rate of scarring, and associated factors, in the population of Maindi, Tanzania...
  46. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic dosage in trachoma control programs: height as a surrogate for weight in children
    Beatriz Munoz
    Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 44:1464-9. 2003
    ..The purposes of this study were to determine whether an accurate dose could be determined by using height as a surrogate for weight and whether a single model of height-based dosage would be applicable in more than one setting...
  47. pmc Driving status and risk of entry into long-term care in older adults
    Ellen E Freeman
    Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:1254-9. 2006
    ..We assessed whether not driving is an independent risk factor for entering long-term care (LTC) institutions...
  48. ncbi request reprint Azithromycin treatment coverage in Tanzanian children using community volunteers
    Matthew Lynch
    Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 600 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 10:167-75. 2003
    ..To determine which of two village-based strategies was more effective at recruiting residents for a trachoma mass treatment campaign...