Ralph V Katz

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Affiliation: New York University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Awareness of the Tuskegee Syphilis Study and the US presidential apology and their influence on minority participation in biomedical research
    Ralph V Katz
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, NYU College of Dentistry, 345 E 24th St, MC 9416, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:1137-42. 2008
  2. pmc Willingness of minorities to participate in biomedical studies: confirmatory findings from a follow-up study using the Tuskegee Legacy Project Questionnaire
    Ralph V Katz
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, NYU College of Dentistry, New York University, New York, NY, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 99:1052-60. 2007
  3. pmc Willingness to participate in cancer screenings: blacks vs whites vs Puerto Rican Hispanics
    Ralph V Katz
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, New York University College of Dentistry, NY 10012, USA
    Cancer Control 15:334-43. 2008
  4. pmc Participation in biomedical research studies and cancer screenings: perceptions of risks to minorities compared with whites
    Ralph V Katz
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, New York University College of Dentistry, NY 10012, USA
    Cancer Control 15:344-51. 2008
  5. pmc The legacy of the Tuskegee Syphilis Study: assessing its impact on willingness to participate in biomedical studies
    Ralph V Katz
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, College of Dentistry, New York University, 250 Park Avenue South, New York, NY 10003, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 19:1168-80. 2008
  6. pmc The Tuskegee Legacy Project: willingness of minorities to participate in biomedical research
    Ralph V Katz
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, New York University College of Dentistry, New York, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 17:698-715. 2006
  7. pmc Exploring the "legacy" of the Tuskegee Syphilis Study: a follow-up study from the Tuskegee Legacy Project
    Ralph V Katz
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, NYU College of Dentistry, 250 Park Ave S, New York, NY 10003, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 101:179-83. 2009
  8. pmc Identifying the Tuskegee Syphilis Study: implications of results from recall and recognition questions
    Ralph V Katz
    Department of Epidemiology, NYU College of Dentistry, 250 Park Ave South, NY, NY 10012, USA
    BMC Public Health 9:468. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Defining oral neglect in institutionalized elderly: a consensus definition for the protection of vulnerable elderly people
    Ralph V Katz
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, New York University College of Dentistry, 250 Park Ave South, New York, NY 10003, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 141:433-40. 2010
  10. pmc The Tuskegee Legacy Project: history, preliminary scientific findings, and unanticipated societal benefits
    Ralph V Katz
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, New York University College of Dentistry, 345 East 24th Street, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Dent Clin North Am 47:1-19. 2003

Research Grants

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Publications33

  1. pmc Awareness of the Tuskegee Syphilis Study and the US presidential apology and their influence on minority participation in biomedical research
    Ralph V Katz
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, NYU College of Dentistry, 345 E 24th St, MC 9416, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:1137-42. 2008
    ..We compared the influence of awareness of the Tuskegee Syphilis Study and the presidential apology for that study on the willingness of Blacks, non-Hispanic Whites, and Hispanics to participate in biomedical research...
  2. pmc Willingness of minorities to participate in biomedical studies: confirmatory findings from a follow-up study using the Tuskegee Legacy Project Questionnaire
    Ralph V Katz
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, NYU College of Dentistry, New York University, New York, NY, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 99:1052-60. 2007
    ....
  3. pmc Willingness to participate in cancer screenings: blacks vs whites vs Puerto Rican Hispanics
    Ralph V Katz
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, New York University College of Dentistry, NY 10012, USA
    Cancer Control 15:334-43. 2008
    ..This study presents the self-reported willingness by blacks, Puerto Rican Hispanics, and non-Hispanic whites to participate in cancer screenings in differing cancer screening situations...
  4. pmc Participation in biomedical research studies and cancer screenings: perceptions of risks to minorities compared with whites
    Ralph V Katz
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, New York University College of Dentistry, NY 10012, USA
    Cancer Control 15:344-51. 2008
    ..This analysis was conducted to determine whether there is a difference among blacks, Hispanics, and whites in their perception of risks associated with participating in either a biomedical study or a cancer screening...
  5. pmc The legacy of the Tuskegee Syphilis Study: assessing its impact on willingness to participate in biomedical studies
    Ralph V Katz
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, College of Dentistry, New York University, 250 Park Avenue South, New York, NY 10003, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 19:1168-80. 2008
    ..Future studies should explore this...
  6. pmc The Tuskegee Legacy Project: willingness of minorities to participate in biomedical research
    Ralph V Katz
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, New York University College of Dentistry, New York, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 17:698-715. 2006
    ..8 times as likely as Whites to have a higher fear of participation in biomedical research on the GPFF Scale...
  7. pmc Exploring the "legacy" of the Tuskegee Syphilis Study: a follow-up study from the Tuskegee Legacy Project
    Ralph V Katz
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, NYU College of Dentistry, 250 Park Ave S, New York, NY 10003, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 101:179-83. 2009
    ..These findings, being in complete agreement with our previous findings from our 1999-2000 4-City TLP, validate those prior findings...
  8. pmc Identifying the Tuskegee Syphilis Study: implications of results from recall and recognition questions
    Ralph V Katz
    Department of Epidemiology, NYU College of Dentistry, 250 Park Ave South, NY, NY 10012, USA
    BMC Public Health 9:468. 2009
    ..This analysis assessed whether Blacks, Whites and Puerto-Rican (PR) Hispanics differed in their ability to identify the Tuskegee Syphilis Study (TSS) via open-ended questions following lead-in recognition and recall questions...
  9. ncbi request reprint Defining oral neglect in institutionalized elderly: a consensus definition for the protection of vulnerable elderly people
    Ralph V Katz
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, New York University College of Dentistry, 250 Park Ave South, New York, NY 10003, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 141:433-40. 2010
    ..The authors administered surveys to develop an operational definition of oral neglect in institutionalized elderly (ONiIE) in the United States...
  10. pmc The Tuskegee Legacy Project: history, preliminary scientific findings, and unanticipated societal benefits
    Ralph V Katz
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, New York University College of Dentistry, 345 East 24th Street, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Dent Clin North Am 47:1-19. 2003
    ..well beyond the scope of important, but mere, scientific outcomes--all within the concept and appropriate functions of a scientific NIH-funded research center...
  11. pmc Belief in AIDS origin conspiracy theory and willingness to participate in biomedical research studies: findings in whites, blacks, and Hispanics in seven cities across two surveys
    Stefanie L Russell
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, New York University, New York, NY, USA
    HIV Clin Trials 12:37-47. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether a belief in the AIDS origin conspiracy theory is related to likelihood or fear of participation in research studies...
  12. pmc Beliefs of women's risk as research subjects: a four-city study examining differences by sex and by race/ethnicity
    Stefanie L Russell
    New York University College of Dentistry, Epidemiology and Health Promotion, New York, New York 10010, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:235-43. 2009
    ....
  13. doi request reprint PCR detection of Streptococcus mutans and Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans in dental plaque samples from Haitian adolescents
    Walter J Psoter
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, New York University College of Dentistry, 345 E 24th Street, New York, NY 10010 4086, USA
    Clin Oral Investig 15:461-9. 2011
    ..These findings suggest that qPCR should be considered for field oral epidemiologic studies and may be necessary in investigations having major logistic challenges...
  14. ncbi request reprint Reliability of a sugar consumption questionnaire for rural Haiti
    Walter J Psoter
    New York University College of Dentistry, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, 345 East 24th Street, New York, NY 10010, USA
    P R Health Sci J 27:69-74. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the reliability of a sugar consumption score for rural Haiti through correlation of test-retest scores derived from a structured, interviewer-administered questionnaire...
  15. ncbi request reprint Comparative use of podcasts vs. lecture transcripts as learning aids for dental students
    Kenneth L Allen
    Department of Cariology and Comprehensive Care, College of Dentistry, New York University, New York, NY 10010, USA
    J Dent Educ 75:817-22. 2011
    ..Further studies are warranted to delve into the current student generation's preferred learning styles and the resultant learning outcomes associated with those preferences...
  16. ncbi request reprint Dental caries in twelve- and fifteen-year-olds: results from the basic oral health survey in Haiti
    Walter J Psoter
    New York University College of Dentistry, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, 345 East 24th Street, New York, NY 10010, USA
    J Public Health Dent 65:209-14. 2005
    ..In order to construct a national dataset useful for public health planning, a representative dental caries survey of Haitian school attending children was conducted in 1999...
  17. ncbi request reprint Dental caries in persons over the age of 80 living in Kungsholmen, Sweden: findings from the KEOHS project
    Douglas E Morse
    New York University College of Dentistry, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, New York 10010, USA
    Community Dent Health 19:262-7. 2002
    ..This paper reports findings regarding the prevalence and severity of dental caries among the dentate participants...
  18. ncbi request reprint Prosthetic crowns and other clinical risk indicators of caries among old-old Swedish adults: findings from the KEOHS Project. Kungsholmen Elders Oral Health Study
    Douglas E Morse
    New York University College of Dentistry, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Gerodontology 19:73-9. 2002
    ..This paper explored possible clinical risk indicators of coronal and root caries among the KEOHS subjects...
  19. pmc Identifying the "vulnerables" in biomedical research: the vox populis from the Tuskegee Legacy Project
    Christopher T Chiu
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, NYU College of Dentistry, 250 Park Ave South, NY, NY 10003, USA
    J Public Health Dent 71:220-8. 2011
    ..This report presents, for the first time, findings on the vox populis as to who constitutes the "vulnerables in biomedical research"..
  20. pmc Prevention of root caries: a literature review of primary and secondary preventive agents
    Rima Gluzman
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, NYU College of Dentistry, NY, USA
    Spec Care Dentist 33:133-40. 2013
    ..This literature review summarizes the effectiveness of the seven leading root caries preventive agents and provides recommendations for use of those agents in clinical practice with older adults and vulnerable elderly...
  21. ncbi request reprint The first-choice standard of care for an edentulous mandible: a Delphi method survey of academic prosthodontists in the United States
    Kavitha P Das
    Department of Prosthodontics, College of Dentistry, New York University, New York City, NY 11220, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 143:881-9. 2012
    ..The authors conducted a survey to determine if, in 2011, U.S. academic prosthodontic experts' opinions were aligned with those in the two consensus statements...
  22. doi request reprint Use of Ayurvedic diagnostic criteria in Ayurvedic clinical trials: a literature review focused on research methods
    Bhupinder S Brar
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, New York University College of Dentistry, New York, NY 10003, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 18:20-8. 2012
    ..The objective of this literature review is to evaluate whether Ayurvedic diagnostic criteria or Western medicine diagnostic criteria have been used in published clinical trials testing an Ayurvedic intervention/treatment...
  23. pmc Effect of childhood malnutrition on salivary flow and pH
    Walter J Psoter
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, New York University College of Dentistry, 345 East 24th Street, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Arch Oral Biol 53:231-7. 2008
    ..While protein-energy malnutrition may have multiple effects on oral tissues and subsequent disease development, reports of the effect of malnutrition on the human salivary glands are sparse...
  24. ncbi request reprint The importance of teaching critical thinking early in dental education: concept, flow and history of the NYU 4-year curriculum or "Miracle on 24th Street: the EBD version"
    Ralph V Katz
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, NYU College of Dentistry, New York, NY, USA
    J Evid Based Dent Pract 6:62-71. 2006
  25. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of CDs and chewing gum in teaching dental anatomy
    Kenneth L Allen
    Department of Cariology and Comprehensive Care Management Science, New York University College of Dentistry, USA
    N Y State Dent J 72:30-3. 2006
    ..gum chewing resulted in higher scores in the written examination; and 3. future, full-sized studies should be conducted to confirm these findings...
  26. ncbi request reprint The legacy of the regional research centers for minority oral health
    Henry C Margolis
    Department of Biomineralization, The Forsyth Institute, 140 The Fenway, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Dent Clin North Am 47:175-81, xii. 2003
    ..This article reviews the legacy of the RRCMOH...
  27. ncbi request reprint Dental caries, periodontal disease, and cardiac arrhythmias in community-dwelling older persons aged 80 and older: is there a link?
    Poul Holm-Pedersen
    Copenhagen Gerontological Oral Health Research Center, University of Copenhagen, School of Dentistry, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:430-7. 2005
    ..To examine whether caries or periodontitis is associated with cardiac arrhythmias in community-dwelling people aged 80 and older...
  28. ncbi request reprint Periodontal disease in the oldest-old living in Kungsholmen, Sweden: findings from the KEOHS project
    Poul Holm-Pedersen
    Copenhagen Gerontological Oral Health Research Center, University of Copenhagen School of Dentistry, Copenhagen N, Denmark
    J Clin Periodontol 33:376-84. 2006
    ..This paper reports periodontal disease findings and evaluates the distribution by sociodemographic factors...
  29. pmc The association between sickle cell disease and dental caries in African Americans
    Brian Laurence
    Department of Restorative Services, Howard University College of Dentistry, Washington, DC, USA
    Spec Care Dentist 26:95-100. 2006
    ..05) after adjusting for age and gender. The results suggest that low-income African Americans with SCD may be at increased risk for dental caries and are less likely to receive treatment with a restoration...
  30. pmc Awareness and knowledge of the U.S. Public Health Service syphilis study at Tuskegee: implications for biomedical research
    Jan M McCallum
    Department of Health and Kinesiology, Office of Health Informatics, Center for the Study of Health Disparities, Texas A and M University, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 17:716-33. 2006
    ..In addition to awareness and knowledge of the USPHS Syphilis Study at Tuskegee, published studies suggest that a broad array of structural and sociocultural factors influence minorities' willingness to participate in biomedical studies...
  31. pmc Cancer screening participation: comparative willingness of San Juan Puerto Ricans versus New York City Puerto Ricans
    Cristina Claudio
    Community Dentistry Section, School of Dentistry, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras, PR
    J Natl Med Assoc 99:542-9. 2007
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Sickle cell anemia and dental caries: a literature review and pilot study
    Brian Laurence
    Howard University College of Dentistry, Restorative Department, Washington, DC 20059, USA
    Spec Care Dentist 22:70-4. 2002
    ..While none of the observed differences was statistically significant, these findings were of clinical interest and should be pursued in future large-scale studies...
  33. pmc Improving America's access to care: The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research addresses oral health disparities
    Peter Milgrom
    Department of Dental Public Health Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 7475, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 135:1389-96. 2004
    ....

Research Grants2

  1. NYU Oral Epidemiology Research Training Program
    Ralph Katz; Fiscal Year: 2007
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