Derek S Brown

Summary

Affiliation: RTI International
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Estimating older adults' preferences for walking programs via conjoint analysis
    Derek S Brown
    Research Triangle Institute, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Prev Med 36:201-7.e4. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Medical costs attributable to child maltreatment a systematic review of short- and long-term effects
    Derek S Brown
    Public Health Economics Program, RTI International, 3040 Cornwallis Road, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Am J Prev Med 41:627-35. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Mothers' preferences and willingness to pay for vaccinating daughters against human papillomavirus
    Derek S Brown
    RTI International, 3040 Cornwallis Road, PO Box 12194, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 2194, United States
    Vaccine 28:1702-8. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Use of six clinical preventive services in TRICARE Prime compared to insured, managed care, and all U.S. populations and Healthy People 2010
    Derek S Brown
    RTI International, 3040 Cornwallis Road, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 2194, USA
    Prev Med 48:389-91. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Methods for estimating medical expenditures attributable to intimate partner violence
    Derek S Brown
    RTI International, Public Health Economics Program, 3040 Cornwallis Road, PO Box 12194, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 2194, USA
    J Interpers Violence 23:1747-66. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Individual and aggregate years-of-life-lost associated with overweight and obesity
    Eric A Finkelstein
    RTI International, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:333-9. 2010
  7. doi request reprint A randomized study of financial incentives to increase physical activity among sedentary older adults
    Eric A Finkelstein
    RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Prev Med 47:182-7. 2008
  8. doi request reprint The lifetime medical cost burden of overweight and obesity: implications for obesity prevention
    Eric A Finkelstein
    RTI International, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:1843-8. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Why does the private sector underinvest in obesity prevention and treatment?
    Eric A Finkelstein
    RTI International and RTI UNC Center of Excellence in Health Promotion Economics, USA
    N C Med J 67:310-2. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Changing perceptions of the childhood obesity epidemic
    W Douglas Evans
    RTI, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Am J Health Behav 30:167-76. 2006

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. doi request reprint Estimating older adults' preferences for walking programs via conjoint analysis
    Derek S Brown
    Research Triangle Institute, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Prev Med 36:201-7.e4. 2009
    ..It was hypothesized that cash incentives would increase acceptability and effectiveness while a group participation requirement would place a net burden on participants...
  2. doi request reprint Medical costs attributable to child maltreatment a systematic review of short- and long-term effects
    Derek S Brown
    Public Health Economics Program, RTI International, 3040 Cornwallis Road, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Am J Prev Med 41:627-35. 2011
    ..To determine the range and quality of currently available estimates and identify the gaps and needs for future research, this article reviews research on medical costs of child maltreatment...
  3. doi request reprint Mothers' preferences and willingness to pay for vaccinating daughters against human papillomavirus
    Derek S Brown
    RTI International, 3040 Cornwallis Road, PO Box 12194, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 2194, United States
    Vaccine 28:1702-8. 2010
    ..These findings provide new data on how HPV vaccines are viewed and valued by mothers, and how uptake may change in the context of evolving vaccine technology and as new data are reported on duration and efficacy...
  4. doi request reprint Use of six clinical preventive services in TRICARE Prime compared to insured, managed care, and all U.S. populations and Healthy People 2010
    Derek S Brown
    RTI International, 3040 Cornwallis Road, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 2194, USA
    Prev Med 48:389-91. 2009
    ..Prior studies have reported on use of preventive care among select MHS subgroups, but broader performance is undocumented. This study addresses that gap by comparing TRICARE Prime beneficiaries to select U.S. populations...
  5. doi request reprint Methods for estimating medical expenditures attributable to intimate partner violence
    Derek S Brown
    RTI International, Public Health Economics Program, 3040 Cornwallis Road, PO Box 12194, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 2194, USA
    J Interpers Violence 23:1747-66. 2008
    ..Among the approaches, there is no clear gold standard nor any evidence of bias...
  6. doi request reprint Individual and aggregate years-of-life-lost associated with overweight and obesity
    Eric A Finkelstein
    RTI International, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:333-9. 2010
    ..Unless something is done to reduce the rising prevalence of those with BMIs >35, or to mitigate the impact of obesity or its correlates on YLLs, expected life expectancy for US adults may decrease in the future...
  7. doi request reprint A randomized study of financial incentives to increase physical activity among sedentary older adults
    Eric A Finkelstein
    RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Prev Med 47:182-7. 2008
    ..We sought to test if financial incentives for walking could increase physical activity among sedentary older adults...
  8. doi request reprint The lifetime medical cost burden of overweight and obesity: implications for obesity prevention
    Eric A Finkelstein
    RTI International, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:1843-8. 2008
    ..Ironically, Medicare has a greater incentive to prevent obesity because when an obese 65 year old enters the program, his/her costs are immediate and higher than costs for normal weight individuals...
  9. ncbi request reprint Why does the private sector underinvest in obesity prevention and treatment?
    Eric A Finkelstein
    RTI International and RTI UNC Center of Excellence in Health Promotion Economics, USA
    N C Med J 67:310-2. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Changing perceptions of the childhood obesity epidemic
    W Douglas Evans
    RTI, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Am J Health Behav 30:167-76. 2006
    ..To examine changes in public attitudes about childhood obesity and support for prevention...
  11. doi request reprint Do obese persons comprehend their personal health risks?
    Eric A Finkelstein
    Public Health Economics Program, RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 2194, USA
    Am J Health Behav 32:508-16. 2008
    ..To test whether overweight and obese individuals believe they are at greater risk of obesity-related diseases and premature mortality...
  12. ncbi request reprint A cost-benefit simulation model of coverage for bariatric surgery among full-time employees
    Eric A Finkelstein
    RTI International, PO Box 12194, 3040 Cornwallis Road, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 2194, USA
    Am J Manag Care 11:641-6. 2005
    ..To use a simulation model to estimate the costs and benefits of bariatric surgery among full-time employees...
  13. pmc Monitoring visual status: why patients do or do not comply with practice guidelines
    Frank A Sloan
    Department of Economics, Box 90097, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, 27708, USA
    Health Serv Res 39:1429-48. 2004
    ..To determine factors affecting compliance with guidelines for annual eye examinations for persons diagnosed with diabetes mellitus (DM) or age-related macular degeneration (ARMD)...
  14. ncbi request reprint The role of price, sociodemographic factors, and health in the demand for bariatric surgery
    Eric A Finkelstein
    RTI International, 3040 Cornwallis Road, PO Box 12194, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 2194, USA
    Am J Manag Care 11:630-7. 2005
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