Roland James Thorpe

Summary

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

Publications

  1. 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
  2. ncbi request reprint Education, income and disability in African Americans
    Roland J Thorpe
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA
    Ethn Dis 23:12-7. 2013
  3. pmc Racial differences in mortality in older adults: factors beyond socioeconomic status
    Roland J Thorpe
    Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions, Department of Health Policy and Management, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Ann Behav Med 43:29-38. 2012
  4. pmc Relationship of race and poverty to lower extremity function and decline: findings from the Women's Health and Aging Study
    Roland James Thorpe
    Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Soc Sci Med 66:811-21. 2008
  5. 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
  6. pmc Transitions among disability levels or death in African American and white older women
    Roland J Thorpe
    Department of Health Policy and Management, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 64:670-4. 2009
  7. pmc Association between lung function and disability in African-Americans
    R J Thorpe
    Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 63:541-5. 2009
  8. pmc Race, socioeconomic resources, and late-life mobility and decline: findings from the Health, Aging, and Body Composition study
    Roland J Thorpe
    Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions, Department of Health Policy and Management, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway Ste 441, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 66:1114-23. 2011
  9. pmc Correlates of mobility limitation in African Americans
    Roland J Thorpe
    Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 66:1258-63. 2011

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint Education, income and disability in African Americans
    Roland J Thorpe
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA
    Ethn Dis 23:12-7. 2013
    ..To determine whether the association between SES and disability vary by age in African Americans...
  3. pmc Racial differences in mortality in older adults: factors beyond socioeconomic status
    Roland J Thorpe
    Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions, Department of Health Policy and Management, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Ann Behav Med 43:29-38. 2012
    ..Little is known about the simultaneous effect of socioeconomic status (SES), psychosocial, and health-related factors on race differences in mortality in older adults...
  4. pmc Relationship of race and poverty to lower extremity function and decline: findings from the Women's Health and Aging Study
    Roland James Thorpe
    Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Soc Sci Med 66:811-21. 2008
    ..Thus, while race and poverty status were associated with functional deficits in old age, they do not appear to impact the rate of functional decline or progression of disability over 3 years...
  5. 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...
  6. pmc Transitions among disability levels or death in African American and white older women
    Roland J Thorpe
    Department of Health Policy and Management, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 64:670-4. 2009
    ..This study examined the racial differences in probabilities of transitioning across three disability levels of walking (1/2) mile in a community-dwelling population of older women...
  7. pmc Association between lung function and disability in African-Americans
    R J Thorpe
    Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 63:541-5. 2009
    ..Because men are less likely to have disability, it is expected that the relationship between lung function and disability will be greater among women...
  8. pmc Race, socioeconomic resources, and late-life mobility and decline: findings from the Health, Aging, and Body Composition study
    Roland J Thorpe
    Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions, Department of Health Policy and Management, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway Ste 441, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 66:1114-23. 2011
    ..This study examines the relationship between race and mobility over 5 years in initially well-functioning older adults and evaluates how a broad set of socioeconomic status indicators affect this relationship...
  9. pmc Correlates of mobility limitation in African Americans
    Roland J Thorpe
    Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 66:1258-63. 2011
    ..This study identified demographic and health-related characteristics that were related to mobility limitation in a sample of community-dwelling African Americans...