Gretchen Lano Birbeck

Summary

Affiliation: Michigan State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Seizure reduction and quality of life improvements in people with epilepsy
    Gretchen L Birbeck
    Department of Neurology, Michigan State University, Clinical Center, East Lansing, MI 48824 1313, USA
    Epilepsia 43:535-8. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Antiretroviral adherence in rural Zambia: the first year of treatment availability
    Gretchen L Birbeck
    Michigan State University, East Lansing, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 80:669-74. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint The health care workforce for epilepsy in resource-poor settings: what will work? What is realistic?
    Gretchen L Birbeck
    Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Epilepsia 49:1642-3. 2008
  4. pmc Women's experiences living with epilepsy in Zambia
    Gretchen L Birbeck
    Chikankata Health Services Epilepsy Care Team, Mazabuka, Zambia
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 79:168-72. 2008
  5. pmc The social and economic impact of epilepsy in Zambia: a cross-sectional study
    Gretchen Birbeck
    Michigan State University s International Neurologic and Psychiatric Epidemiology Program, East Lansing, MI 48824 1313, USA
    Lancet Neurol 6:39-44. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Multispecialty stroke services in California hospitals are associated with reduced mortality
    Gretchen L Birbeck
    Michigan State University, East Lansing, USA
    Neurology 66:1527-32. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Human immunodeficiency virus dementia patients in Africa: How many? Who cares? And where to from here?
    Gretchen L Birbeck
    Epilepsy Care Team, Chikankata Health Services, Mazabuka, Zambia
    J Neurovirol 11:30-3. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Primary healthcare workers' perceptions about barriers to health services in Zambia
    Gretchen L Birbeck
    Chikankata Hospital, Private Bag S1, Mazabuka, Zambia
    Trop Doct 34:84-6. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Intravenous tissue plasminogen activator for acute stroke in California: recipients and resources
    Gretchen L Birbeck
    Department of Neurology and Epidemiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Mich, USA
    Cerebrovasc Dis 17:341-3. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Epilepsy prevalence in rural Zambia: a door-to-door survey
    Gretchen L Birbeck
    Michigan State University, Lansing, MI, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 9:92-5. 2004

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Seizure reduction and quality of life improvements in people with epilepsy
    Gretchen L Birbeck
    Department of Neurology, Michigan State University, Clinical Center, East Lansing, MI 48824 1313, USA
    Epilepsia 43:535-8. 2002
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  2. ncbi request reprint Antiretroviral adherence in rural Zambia: the first year of treatment availability
    Gretchen L Birbeck
    Michigan State University, East Lansing, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 80:669-74. 2009
    ..01) were associated with good adherence. Social support is a key patient-level resource impacting ART adherence in rural Zambia. Limited spousal disclosure affects women more than men. Clinic buddies are associated with better adherence...
  3. ncbi request reprint The health care workforce for epilepsy in resource-poor settings: what will work? What is realistic?
    Gretchen L Birbeck
    Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Epilepsia 49:1642-3. 2008
  4. pmc Women's experiences living with epilepsy in Zambia
    Gretchen L Birbeck
    Chikankata Health Services Epilepsy Care Team, Mazabuka, Zambia
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 79:168-72. 2008
    ..Our findings have implications for access to care and care delivery for vulnerable populations with epilepsy...
  5. pmc The social and economic impact of epilepsy in Zambia: a cross-sectional study
    Gretchen Birbeck
    Michigan State University s International Neurologic and Psychiatric Epidemiology Program, East Lansing, MI 48824 1313, USA
    Lancet Neurol 6:39-44. 2007
    ..We sought to assess the social and economic effect of living with epilepsy in sub-Saharan Africa...
  6. ncbi request reprint Multispecialty stroke services in California hospitals are associated with reduced mortality
    Gretchen L Birbeck
    Michigan State University, East Lansing, USA
    Neurology 66:1527-32. 2006
    ..To evaluate whether 1) a dedicated, multispecialty service, 2) a distinct hospital ward, 3) protocols, and 4) a specialist are associated with reduced mortality among patients with stroke...
  7. ncbi request reprint Human immunodeficiency virus dementia patients in Africa: How many? Who cares? And where to from here?
    Gretchen L Birbeck
    Epilepsy Care Team, Chikankata Health Services, Mazabuka, Zambia
    J Neurovirol 11:30-3. 2005
    ..Such screening tools could also serve as clinical indicators of possible HIV-related cognitive impairment facilitate implementation of ART adherence...
  8. ncbi request reprint Primary healthcare workers' perceptions about barriers to health services in Zambia
    Gretchen L Birbeck
    Chikankata Hospital, Private Bag S1, Mazabuka, Zambia
    Trop Doct 34:84-6. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Intravenous tissue plasminogen activator for acute stroke in California: recipients and resources
    Gretchen L Birbeck
    Department of Neurology and Epidemiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Mich, USA
    Cerebrovasc Dis 17:341-3. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Epilepsy prevalence in rural Zambia: a door-to-door survey
    Gretchen L Birbeck
    Michigan State University, Lansing, MI, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 9:92-5. 2004
    ..To identify people with epilepsy (PWE) in our Zambian catchment area of 55,000 people...
  11. ncbi request reprint Do malpractice concerns, payment mechanisms, and attitudes influence test-ordering decisions?
    G L Birbeck
    Department of Neurology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, USA
    Neurology 62:119-21. 2004
    ..These findings have implications for training needs and suggest malpractice worries may inflate health care costs...
  12. pmc Identification of malaria retinopathy improves the specificity of the clinical diagnosis of cerebral malaria: findings from a prospective cohort study
    Gretchen L Birbeck
    International Neurologic and Psychiatric Epidemiology Program, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 82:231-4. 2010
    ..This subset of patients may represent children with a pre-existing propensity to adverse neurologic symptoms and outcomes...
  13. ncbi request reprint Famine-associated AED toxicity in rural Zambia
    Gretchen Lano Birbeck
    Epilepsia 44:1127. 2003

Research Grants7

  1. Epilepsy-associated stigma in Zambia: Evidence-based interventions and outcomes
    Gretchen Lano Birbeck; Fiscal Year: 2010
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  2. Epilepsy-associated stigma in Zambia
    Gretchen Birbeck; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This contextual framework will facilitate the development of effective, community-based interventions aimed at improving the lives of people with epilepsy in the region. ..
  3. Is Cerebral Malaria a Risk Factor for Epilepsy?
    Gretchen Birbeck; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Terrie Taylor resides. ..
  4. Epilepsy-associated stigma in Zambia: Evidence-based interventions and outcomes
    Gretchen Birbeck; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  5. Epilepsy-associated stigma in Zambia: Evidence-based interventions and outcomes
    Gretchen Lano Birbeck; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....