Carol R Horowitz

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Affiliation: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Determining the effects and challenges of incorporating genetic testing into primary care management of hypertensive patients with African ancestry
    C R Horowitz
    Department of Population Health Sciences and Policy, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, One Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1077, New York, NY 10029, USA Center for Health Equity and Community Engaged Research, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, One Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1077, New York, NY, 10029, USA The Charles Bronfman Institute for Personalized Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, 1468 Madison Avenue, Annenberg Building, 18th Floor, Room 18 16, New York, NY 10029, USA Electronic address
    Contemp Clin Trials 47:101-8. 2016
  2. pmc Effective recruitment of minority populations through community-led strategies
    Carol R Horowitz
    Department of Health Policy and Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Am J Prev Med 37:S195-200. 2009
  3. pmc Community-based participatory research from the margin to the mainstream: are researchers prepared?
    Carol R Horowitz
    Department of Health Policy, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1425 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Circulation 119:2633-42. 2009
  4. pmc The success of recruiting minorities, women, and elderly into a randomized controlled effectiveness trial
    Jane E Sisk
    Department of Health Policy, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Mt Sinai J Med 75:37-43. 2008
  5. pmc Using community-based participatory research to reduce health disparities in East and Central Harlem
    Carol R Horowitz
    Health Policy, Box 1077, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1 East 100th Street, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Mt Sinai J Med 71:368-74. 2004
  6. pmc Peer education for secondary stroke prevention in inner-city minorities: design and methods of the prevent recurrence of all inner-city strokes through education randomized controlled trial
    Judith Z Goldfinger
    Department of Health Evidence and Policy, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 33:1065-73. 2012
  7. pmc A model for using community-based participatory research to address the diabetes epidemic in East Harlem
    Carol R Horowitz
    Department of Health Policy and Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Mt Sinai J Med 75:13-21. 2008
  8. pmc Barriers to buying healthy foods for people with diabetes: evidence of environmental disparities
    Carol R Horowitz
    Department of Health Policy, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1549-54. 2004
  9. pmc Concerns about medications mediate the association of posttraumatic stress disorder with adherence to medication in stroke survivors
    Donald Edmondson
    Center for Behavioral Cardiovascular Health, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, USA
    Br J Health Psychol 18:799-813. 2013
  10. pmc Key barriers to medication adherence in survivors of strokes and transient ischemic attacks
    Ian M Kronish
    Center for Behavioral Cardiovascular Health, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 28:675-82. 2013

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. doi request reprint Determining the effects and challenges of incorporating genetic testing into primary care management of hypertensive patients with African ancestry
    C R Horowitz
    Department of Population Health Sciences and Policy, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, One Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1077, New York, NY 10029, USA Center for Health Equity and Community Engaged Research, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, One Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1077, New York, NY, 10029, USA The Charles Bronfman Institute for Personalized Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, 1468 Madison Avenue, Annenberg Building, 18th Floor, Room 18 16, New York, NY 10029, USA Electronic address
    Contemp Clin Trials 47:101-8. 2016
    ..It will also add to the important dialog about factors that contribute to and may help eliminate racial disparities in kidney disease. ..
  2. pmc Effective recruitment of minority populations through community-led strategies
    Carol R Horowitz
    Department of Health Policy and Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Am J Prev Med 37:S195-200. 2009
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  3. pmc Community-based participatory research from the margin to the mainstream: are researchers prepared?
    Carol R Horowitz
    Department of Health Policy, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1425 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Circulation 119:2633-42. 2009
    ..If successful, lessons learned should inform policy and inspire structural changes in healthcare systems and in communities...
  4. pmc The success of recruiting minorities, women, and elderly into a randomized controlled effectiveness trial
    Jane E Sisk
    Department of Health Policy, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Mt Sinai J Med 75:37-43. 2008
    ..Our objective was to assess whether a randomized controlled effectiveness trial enrolled patients by ethnicity/race, gender, and age in proportion to those eligible...
  5. pmc Using community-based participatory research to reduce health disparities in East and Central Harlem
    Carol R Horowitz
    Health Policy, Box 1077, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1 East 100th Street, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Mt Sinai J Med 71:368-74. 2004
    ..We developed an approach to educate and work together with Harlem residents to study health disparities, and to use peer-led classes to improve chronic disease management and outcomes...
  6. pmc Peer education for secondary stroke prevention in inner-city minorities: design and methods of the prevent recurrence of all inner-city strokes through education randomized controlled trial
    Judith Z Goldfinger
    Department of Health Evidence and Policy, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 33:1065-73. 2012
    ..However, use of proven-effective cardiovascular medications to control stroke risk is suboptimal, particularly among the Black and Latino populations disproportionately impacted by stroke...
  7. pmc A model for using community-based participatory research to address the diabetes epidemic in East Harlem
    Carol R Horowitz
    Department of Health Policy and Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Mt Sinai J Med 75:13-21. 2008
    ..Despite evidence that weight loss due to improved nutrition and increased physical activity can prevent or control diabetes, there is often a disconnect between this evidence and individuals' lifestyles...
  8. pmc Barriers to buying healthy foods for people with diabetes: evidence of environmental disparities
    Carol R Horowitz
    Department of Health Policy, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1549-54. 2004
    ..A community coalition compared the availability and cost of diabetes-healthy foods in a racial/ethnic minority neighborhood in East Harlem, with those in the adjacent, largely White and affluent Upper East Side in New York City...
  9. pmc Concerns about medications mediate the association of posttraumatic stress disorder with adherence to medication in stroke survivors
    Donald Edmondson
    Center for Behavioral Cardiovascular Health, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, USA
    Br J Health Psychol 18:799-813. 2013
    ..We tested whether increased concerns about medications could explain the association between PTSD and non-adherence to medication in stroke survivors...
  10. pmc Key barriers to medication adherence in survivors of strokes and transient ischemic attacks
    Ian M Kronish
    Center for Behavioral Cardiovascular Health, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 28:675-82. 2013
    ..Even though medications can greatly reduce the risk of recurrent stroke, medication adherence is suboptimal in stroke survivors...
  11. pmc Understanding minority patients' beliefs about hypertension to reduce gaps in communication between patients and clinicians
    Ian M Kronish
    Center for Behavioral Cardiovascular Health, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 14:38-44. 2012
    ..Listening to patients' beliefs about hypertension may increase trust, improve communication, and encourage better self-management of hypertension...
  12. pmc Project HEAL: peer education leads to weight loss in Harlem
    Judith Z Goldfinger
    Department of Health Policy and Medicine, Mt Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 19:180-92. 2008
    ..Obesity and diabetes are epidemic in the predominantly minority Harlem community. To address them, a coalition of community and academic leaders tested the effectiveness of a peer-led weight loss course...
  13. pmc Effect of peer education on stroke prevention: the prevent recurrence of all inner-city strokes through education randomized controlled trial
    Ian M Kronish
    From the Center for Behavioral Cardiovascular Health, Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY I M K Departments of Medicine J Z G, C R H, Health Evidence and Policy R N, K F, C R H, and Neurology S T, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY and Department of Family Medicine, Institute for Family Health, New York, NY G A
    Stroke 45:3330-6. 2014
    ..We aimed to determine the effect of peer education on secondary stroke prevention among predominantly minority stroke survivors...
  14. pmc A community-academic partnership to address racial/ethnic health disparities through grant-making
    Michelle A Ramos
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Department of Health Evidence and Policy, New York, NY
    Public Health Rep 128:61-7. 2013
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  15. pmc Effects of nurse management on the quality of heart failure care in minority communities: a randomized trial
    Jane E Sisk
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Ann Intern Med 145:273-83. 2006
    ..Despite therapies proven effective for heart failure with systolic dysfunction, the condition continues to cause substantial hospitalization, disability, and death, especially among African- American and other nonwhite populations...
  16. pmc Results of a pilot diabetes prevention intervention in East Harlem, New York City: Project HEED
    Punam Parikh
    Department of Health Evidence and Policy, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:S232-9. 2010
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  17. pmc Observations and recommendations for community-based diabetes screenings
    Brian West
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Department of Health Evidence and Policy, New York, New York, USA
    Diabetes Educ 36:887-93. 2010
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  18. doi request reprint Prevalence of Depression Among Stroke Survivors: Racial-Ethnic Differences
    Kezhen Fei
    From the Center for Health Equity and Community Engaged Research K F, E K T B, C R H and Center for Biostatistics K F, E K T B, Icahn School of Medicine, New York, NY Yale Institute for Network Science, Yale University, New Haven, CT R N Institute for Family Health, New York, NY G A Department of Neurology, Icahn School of Medicine, New York, NY S T and Department of Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine, New York, NY C R H
    Stroke 47:512-5. 2016
    ..Thus, we investigated the relationship between race/ethnicity and depression in a multiracial-ethnic stroke cohort...
  19. pmc Correlates of post-traumatic stress disorder in stroke survivors
    Judith Z Goldfinger
    Zena and Michael A Wiener Cardiovascular Institute, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York Electronic address
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 23:1099-105. 2014
    ..Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can occur after life-threatening events, including illness, but correlates of PTSD after stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA) have not been well described...
  20. pmc Posttraumatic stress disorder and adherence to medications in survivors of strokes and transient ischemic attacks
    Ian M Kronish
    Center for Behavioral Cardiovascular Health, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Stroke 43:2192-7. 2012
    ..Little is known regarding how PTSD triggered by medical events affects patients' adherence to medications...
  21. doi request reprint Recruitment in Clinical Versus Community-Based Sites for a Pilot Youth Diabetes Prevention Program, East Harlem, New York, 2011-2012
    Nita Vangeepuram
    Departments of Pediatrics and Population Health Science and Policy, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, 1 Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1202A, New York, NY 10029 email
    Prev Chronic Dis 13:E14. 2016
    ..The objective of this study was to compare clinical sites with community sites in the recruitment of teenagers for a new youth diabetes prevention program in East Harlem, New York...
  22. pmc Racial and ethnic differences in factors associated with early postpartum depressive symptoms
    Elizabeth A Howell
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 105:1442-50. 2005
    ..To explore whether racial differences in early postpartum experience (such as mother's health status and social context) might account for racial differences in reported postpartum depressive symptoms...
  23. pmc How do urban African Americans and Latinos view the influence of diet on hypertension?
    Carol R Horowitz
    Department of Health Policy, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 15:631-44. 2004
    ..These findings suggest the importance of culturally sensitive approaches to dietary improvements...
  24. doi request reprint Adolescent and Young Adult Women's Knowledge of and Attitudes Toward Etonogestrel Implants
    Alexandra Bachorik
    Department of Medical Education, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY Electronic address
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 28:229-33. 2015
    ..This study aimed to assess awareness of and attitudes toward etonogestrel implants among adolescent and young adult women...
  25. doi request reprint Use of Focus Groups to Inform a Youth Diabetes Prevention Model
    Nita Vangeepuram
    Department of Pediatrics, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY Department of Population Health Science and Policy, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY Electronic address
    J Nutr Educ Behav 47:532-539.e1. 2015
    ..To explore minority adolescents' perceptions of their diabetes risk, barriers and facilitators to adopting lifestyle changes, and ideas for adapting a youth diabetes prevention model...
  26. pmc Evaluation of the placement of mobile fruit and vegetable vendors to alleviate food deserts in New York City
    Kathleen Y Li
    University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, Research Fellow, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, One Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1077, New York, NY 10029 E mail or
    Prev Chronic Dis 11:E158. 2014
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  27. pmc Best practices in policy approaches to obesity prevention
    Ashley M Fox
    Department of Health Evidence and Policy, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 24:168-92. 2013
    ..This article provides a framework to assist decision-makers in assessing best practices in obesity using a more multi-faceted set of dimensions...
  28. pmc HIV/AIDS among African-born residents in the United States
    Demetri A Blanas
    Department of Health Evidence and Policy, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1077, New York City, NY 10029, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 15:718-24. 2013
    ..The high rates of HIV among African-born residents in the US combined with increasing immigration and incomplete surveillance data highlight the need for more accurate epidemiologic data along with appropriate HIV service programs. ..
  29. pmc A community-centered approach to diabetes in East Harlem
    Carol R Horowitz
    Department of Health Policy, Mount Sinai Medical School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1077, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:542-8. 2003
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