Girardin Jean-Louis

Summary

Affiliation: State University of New York
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Sleep complaints and visual impairment among older Americans: a community-based study
    Ferdinand Zizi
    Departments of Ophthalmology, State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York 11203, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 57:M691-4. 2002
  2. doi request reprint Symptoms of obstructive sleep apnea in a Caribbean sample
    Ferdinand Zizi
    Brooklyn Center for Health Disparities, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA
    Sleep Breath 12:317-22. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Cardiovascular disease risk reduction with sleep apnea treatment
    Girardin Jean-Louis
    Brooklyn Health Disparities Center, Department of Medicine, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, NY 11203 2098, USA
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 8:995-1005. 2010
  4. pmc Excessive Daytime Sleepiness among Hypertensive US-Born Blacks and Foreign-Born Blacks: Analysis of the CAATCH Data
    N Williams
    Department of Medicine, Brooklyn Health Disparities Center, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, NY 11203 2098, USA
    Int J Hypertens 2013:852389. 2013
  5. pmc Insomnia symptoms and HIV infection among participants in the Women's Interagency HIV Study
    Girardin Jean-Louis
    Sleep Disorders Center, Department of Medicine, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, 450 Clarkson Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11203 2098, USA
    Sleep 35:131-7. 2012
  6. pmc Evaluation of sleep apnea in a sample of black patients
    Girardin Jean-Louis
    Sleep Disorders Center, Department of Neurology, SUNY Downstate Medical Center Brooklyn, NY 11203 2098, USA
    J Clin Sleep Med 4:421-5. 2008
  7. pmc Obstructive sleep apnea and cardiovascular disease: role of the metabolic syndrome and its components
    Girardin Jean-Louis
    Brooklyn Center for Health Disparities, SUNY Downstate Medical Center Brooklyn, NY 11203 2098, USA
    J Clin Sleep Med 4:261-72. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Cancer worry and insomnia complaints among American women
    Girardin Jean-Louis
    Department of Neurology, Sleep Disorders Center, State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 11203 2098, USA
    Behav Sleep Med 7:63-72. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Insomnia symptoms in a multiethnic sample of American women
    Giardin Jean-Louis
    Department of Neurology and Ophthalmology, Brooklyn Center for Health Disparities, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York 11203 2098, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 17:15-25. 2008
  10. pmc Circadian rhythm dysfunction in glaucoma: A hypothesis
    Girardin Jean-Louis
    Department of Ophthalmology, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, New York, USA
    J Circadian Rhythms 6:1. 2008

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Publications39

  1. ncbi request reprint Sleep complaints and visual impairment among older Americans: a community-based study
    Ferdinand Zizi
    Departments of Ophthalmology, State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York 11203, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 57:M691-4. 2002
    ..This report describes the associations between sleep complaints and reported visual impairment in an urban community-residing older adult sample...
  2. doi request reprint Symptoms of obstructive sleep apnea in a Caribbean sample
    Ferdinand Zizi
    Brooklyn Center for Health Disparities, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA
    Sleep Breath 12:317-22. 2008
    ..Caribbean-born blacks with a history of heart disease should be a prime target for interventions that promote adequate screening and timely OSA diagnosis...
  3. doi request reprint Cardiovascular disease risk reduction with sleep apnea treatment
    Girardin Jean-Louis
    Brooklyn Health Disparities Center, Department of Medicine, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, NY 11203 2098, USA
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 8:995-1005. 2010
    ..Perspectives on emerging therapeutic approaches and promising areas of clinical and experimental research are also discussed...
  4. pmc Excessive Daytime Sleepiness among Hypertensive US-Born Blacks and Foreign-Born Blacks: Analysis of the CAATCH Data
    N Williams
    Department of Medicine, Brooklyn Health Disparities Center, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, NY 11203 2098, USA
    Int J Hypertens 2013:852389. 2013
    ..69, 95% CI: 1.11-2.57, P < 0.01). Conclusion. Findings demonstrate the importance of considering individuals' country of origin, in addition to their race and ethnicity, when analyzing epidemiologic sleep data...
  5. pmc Insomnia symptoms and HIV infection among participants in the Women's Interagency HIV Study
    Girardin Jean-Louis
    Sleep Disorders Center, Department of Medicine, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, 450 Clarkson Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11203 2098, USA
    Sleep 35:131-7. 2012
    ..This study assessed the prevalence of insomnia symptoms among women with and without HIV-infection and examined factors associated with insomnia...
  6. pmc Evaluation of sleep apnea in a sample of black patients
    Girardin Jean-Louis
    Sleep Disorders Center, Department of Neurology, SUNY Downstate Medical Center Brooklyn, NY 11203 2098, USA
    J Clin Sleep Med 4:421-5. 2008
    ..This study ascertained adherence rate to referrals for sleep apnea evaluation by primary care physicians in a community-based sample of black patients; it also examined baseline characteristics likely to influence adherence rates...
  7. pmc Obstructive sleep apnea and cardiovascular disease: role of the metabolic syndrome and its components
    Girardin Jean-Louis
    Brooklyn Center for Health Disparities, SUNY Downstate Medical Center Brooklyn, NY 11203 2098, USA
    J Clin Sleep Med 4:261-72. 2008
    ..e., central obesity, hypertension, diabetes, and dyslipidemia). Large-scale, population-based studies testing causal models linking among sleep apnea, cardiovascular morbidity, and metabolic syndrome are needed...
  8. doi request reprint Cancer worry and insomnia complaints among American women
    Girardin Jean-Louis
    Department of Neurology, Sleep Disorders Center, State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 11203 2098, USA
    Behav Sleep Med 7:63-72. 2009
    ..Although fewer black women reported breast cancer worry and insomnia complaints, they were as affected as white women by the impact of worry on mood and daily activities...
  9. doi request reprint Insomnia symptoms in a multiethnic sample of American women
    Giardin Jean-Louis
    Department of Neurology and Ophthalmology, Brooklyn Center for Health Disparities, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York 11203 2098, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 17:15-25. 2008
    ..Ethnic disparities in socioeconomic factors, risk markers, and coping styles affect health status. This study examined whether those factors influence insomnia symptoms in a multiethnic sample of urban American women...
  10. pmc Circadian rhythm dysfunction in glaucoma: A hypothesis
    Girardin Jean-Louis
    Department of Ophthalmology, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, New York, USA
    J Circadian Rhythms 6:1. 2008
    ..Glaucoma provides a unique opportunity to explore whether in fact light transmission to the circadian system is compromised as a result of ganglion cell loss...
  11. pmc Ophthalmic dysfunction in a community-based sample: influence of race/ethnicity
    Girardin Jean-Louis
    Department of Ophthalmology Box 58, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, 450 Clarkson Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11203 2098, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 99:141-4, 147-8. 2007
    ..We tested the hypothesis that nerve fiber layer thickness would show characteristic differences between white and black individuals. We also examined whether ophthalmic measures would show intraethnic differences...
  12. ncbi request reprint Sleep-disordered breathing and hypertension among African Americans
    G Jean-Louis
    Department of Psychiatry and Ophthalmology, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
    J Hum Hypertens 19:485-90. 2005
    ..Hypertensives with a family history are likely to show a profile of greater blood pressure, higher BMI, and more severe SDB, which by all accounts are more common among African Americans...
  13. ncbi request reprint Associations of ambient illumination with mood: contribution of ophthalmic dysfunctions
    G Jean-Louis
    Department of Psychiatry and Ophthalmology, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, 450 Clarkson Avenue P O Box 58, Brooklyn, NY 11203 2098, United States
    Physiol Behav 84:479-87. 2005
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  14. pmc Sleep duration and reported functional capacity among black and white US adults
    Perry Brimah
    Brooklyn Health Disparities Center, Department of Medicine, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA
    J Clin Sleep Med 9:605-9. 2013
    ..We assessed whether reported sleep duration and functional capacity are independently associated and whether individuals' race/ethnicity has an effect on this association...
  15. pmc Functional capacity is a better predictor of coronary heart disease than depression or abnormal sleep duration in Black and White Americans
    Oladipupo Olafiranye
    Brooklyn Health Disparities Center, Department of Medicine, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 11203 2098, USA
    Sleep Med 13:728-31. 2012
    ..To assess whether functional capacity is a better predictor of coronary heart disease (CHD) than depression or abnormal sleep duration...
  16. ncbi request reprint Sleep duration among black and white Americans: results of the National Health Interview Survey
    Joao Nunes
    Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education, City College, New York, NY, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 100:317-22. 2008
    ..However, little has been done to ascertain ethnic differences in sleep duration in a national sample. This study compares sleep duration in a sample of black and white participants in the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS)...
  17. pmc Sleep in America: role of racial/ethnic differences
    Bosede Adenekan
    Brooklyn Health Disparities Center, Department of Medicine, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, NY 11203 2098, USA
    Sleep Med Rev 17:255-62. 2013
    ..This paper explores factors that may contribute to racial/ethnic differences in sleep including intra-ethnic variation, cultural biases, genetics and psychosocial factors...
  18. pmc Race/ethnicity, sleep duration, and diabetes mellitus: analysis of the National Health Interview Survey
    Ferdinand Zizi
    Brooklyn Health Disparities Center, Department of Medicine, NY, USA
    Am J Med 125:162-7. 2012
    ..In addition, this study also examined whether the influence of race/ethnicity on associations between abnormal sleep durations and the presence of diabetes were independent of individuals' sociodemographic and medical characteristics...
  19. doi request reprint Resistant hypertension and sleep apnea: pathophysiologic insights and strategic management
    Stephen K Williams
    Center for Healthful Behavior Change, Division of General Internal Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Curr Diab Rep 11:64-9. 2011
    ..This review will address some of the epidemiologic data associating apnea with the pathogenesis of resistant hypertension. Diagnosis and management of apnea and its associated hypertension will also be considered...
  20. pmc Sleep duration and the risk of diabetes mellitus: epidemiologic evidence and pathophysiologic insights
    Ferdinand Zizi
    Department of Medicine, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Box 1199, 450 Clarkson Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11203 2098, USA
    Curr Diab Rep 10:43-7. 2010
    ..Proposed mechanisms explaining associations between short sleep and diabetes are examined and clinical management of OSA among patients with diabetes is discussed...
  21. pmc Sleep-related behaviors and beliefs associated with race/ethnicity in women
    Michael A Grandner
    Division of Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Center for Sleep and Circadian Neurobiology, 3624 Market St, Ste 205, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 105:4-15. 2013
    ..These findings have important public health implications in terms of developing effective sleep education interventions that include consideration of cultural aspects...
  22. pmc Beliefs and attitudes toward obstructive sleep apnea evaluation and treatment among blacks
    Raphael Shaw
    Brooklyn Health Disparities Center, Department of Medicine, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, 450 Clarkson Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 104:510-9. 2012
    ..This study assessed knowledge, beliefs, and attitudes towards OSA evaluation and treatment among blacks residing in Brooklyn, New York...
  23. doi request reprint Sleep apnea and diabetes: insights into the emerging epidemic
    A Pandey
    Brooklyn Health Disparities Center, Department of Medicine, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, 450 Clarkson Avenue, Box 1199, Brooklyn, NY 11203 2098, USA
    Curr Diab Rep 11:35-40. 2011
    ..Suggestions to improve practice guidelines in the management of diabetic patients with sleep apnea are provided...
  24. ncbi request reprint Indices of arterial stiffness in African American and African Caribbean subjects
    Louis Salciccioli
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, 450 Clarkson Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11203 2098, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 101:992-8. 2009
    ..The objectives of the study were to compare arterial stiffness indices in African Americans and African Caribbeans and obtain reference values...
  25. ncbi request reprint Obstructive sleep apnea and dyslipidemia: evidence and underlying mechanism
    Ajibola Monsur Adedayo
    Department of Medicine, SUNY Downstate Medical Center Box 1199, Brooklyn Health Disparities Center, 450 Clarkson Avenue, Brooklyn, NY, 11203 2098, USA
    Sleep Breath 18:13-8. 2014
    ....
  26. pmc Associations between inadequate sleep and obesity in the US adult population: analysis of the national health interview survey (1977-2009)
    Girardin Jean-Louis
    Division of Internal Medicine, Center for Healthful Behavior Change, NYU Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    BMC Public Health 14:290. 2014
    ..Epidemiologic studies show a curvilinear relationship between inadequate sleep (< 7 or > 8 hours) and obesity (Body Mass Index > 30 kg/m2), which have enormous public health impact...
  27. pmc HIV infection and women's sexual functioning
    Tracey E Wilson
    Department of Community Health Sciences, State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 54:360-7. 2010
    ..To compare sexual problems among HIV-positive and HIV-negative women and describe clinical and psychosocial factors associated with these problems...
  28. ncbi request reprint Engaging minority high school students as health disparities interns: findings and policy implications of a summer youth pipeline program
    Kweli Rashied-Henry
    Brooklyn Health Disparities Center, New York, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 104:412-9. 2012
    ....
  29. doi request reprint Obstructive sleep apnea and cardiovascular disease in blacks: a call to action from the Association of Black Cardiologists
    Oladipupo Olafiranye
    Association of Black Cardiologists, Inc, Washington, DC, USA
    Am Heart J 165:468-76. 2013
    ..Public health implications of OSA and future directions, especially regarding minority populations, are discussed...
  30. pmc Management of Hypertension among Patients with Coronary Heart Disease
    Oladipupo Olafiranye
    Brooklyn Health Disparities Center, Department of Medicine, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
    Int J Hypertens 2011:653903. 2011
    ..We anticipate changes in the recommendations of the forthcoming JNC 8...
  31. ncbi request reprint Group visits in the management of diabetes and hypertension: effect on glycemic and blood pressure control
    Lisel M Loney-Hutchinson
    Division of Endocrinology, State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, Kings County Hospital Center, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA lisel
    Curr Diab Rep 9:238-42. 2009
    ..In this review, we highlight the magnitude of the diabetes epidemic, the barriers to optimal diabetes care, and the utility of the concept of group visits as a chronic disease management strategy for diabetes care...
  32. pmc Ethnicity, sleep, mood, and illumination in postmenopausal women
    Daniel F Kripke
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    BMC Psychiatry 4:8. 2004
    ..This study examined how ethnic differences in sleep and depression were related to environmental illumination and circadian rhythms...
  33. ncbi request reprint Temperament in the clinical differentiation of depressed bipolar and unipolar major depressive patients
    Mauro V Mendlowicz
    Institute of Psychiatry, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro IPUB UFRJ, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    J Affect Disord 84:219-23. 2005
    ..To examine differences in temperament profiles between patients with recurrent unipolar and bipolar depression...
  34. ncbi request reprint TEMPS-A: validation of a short version of a self-rated instrument designed to measure variations in temperament
    Hagop S Akiskal
    Department of Psychiatry, International Mood Center, University of California, San Diego, VA Psychiatry 116A, 3350 La Jolla Village Drive, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    J Affect Disord 85:45-52. 2005
    ..Further item wording and selection were achieved at a later stage through an iterative process that incorporated feedback from clinicians, researchers, and research volunteers...
  35. ncbi request reprint A comparison of recovered bipolar patients, healthy relatives of bipolar probands, and normal controls using the short TEMPS-A
    Mauro V Mendlowicz
    Institute of Psychiatry, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro IPUB UFRJ, Brazil
    J Affect Disord 85:147-51. 2005
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Evening light exposure: implications for sleep and depression
    Geralyn M Wallace-Guy
    Department of Psychiatry and the Sam and Rose Stein Institute for Research on Aging, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:738-9. 2002
    ..To examine whether dim illumination in the evening is a factor in sleep disturbances of aging, depression, and circadian phase advance...

Research Grants2

  1. Promoting Adherence to Sleep Apnea Treatment among Blacks with Metabolic Syndrome
    Girardin Jean Louis; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We expect that our intervention will serve as an alternative model of promoting awareness of sleep apnea and enhancing adherence to recommended care among blacks nationwide. ..
  2. Promoting Adherence to Sleep Apnea Treatment among Blacks with Metabolic Syndrome
    Girardin Jean Louis; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We expect that our intervention will serve as an alternative model of promoting awareness of sleep apnea and enhancing adherence to recommended care among blacks nationwide. ..