Carol R Horowitz

Summary

Affiliation: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  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. doi request reprint 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
  4. ncbi request reprint 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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Publications19

  1. 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...
  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. doi request reprint 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...
  4. ncbi request reprint 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. ncbi request reprint 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. ncbi request reprint 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...
  18. ncbi request reprint 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...
  19. 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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