Lorna E Thorpe

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Effect of hard-drug use on CD4 cell percentage, HIV RNA level, and progression to AIDS-defining class C events among HIV-infected women
    Lorna E Thorpe
    New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, NY, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 37:1423-30. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Colon cancer screening practices in New York City, 2003: results of a large random-digit dialed telephone survey
    Lorna E Thorpe
    Division of Epidemiology, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, New York 10013, USA
    Cancer 104:1075-82. 2005
  3. pmc Mass smallpox vaccination and cardiac deaths, New York City, 1947
    Lorna E Thorpe
    Division of Epidemiology, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, New York 10013, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:917-20. 2004
  4. pmc Childhood obesity in New York City elementary school students
    Lorna E Thorpe
    New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Division of Epidemiology, New York, NY 10013, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1496-500. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Seasonality of tuberculosis in India: is it real and what does it tell us?
    Lorna E Thorpe
    Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta GA, USA
    Lancet 364:1613-4. 2004
  6. pmc Study design and participation rates of the New York City Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2004
    Lorna E Thorpe
    New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, 125 Worth St, Room 315, CN 6, New York, NY 10013, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 3:A94. 2006
  7. pmc Prevalence and control of diabetes and impaired fasting glucose in New York City
    Lorna E Thorpe
    New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, New York, USA
    Diabetes Care 32:57-62. 2009
  8. pmc Trends and racial/ethnic disparities in gestational diabetes among pregnant women in New York City, 1990-2001
    Lorna E Thorpe
    NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, 125 Worth St, Room 315 CN6, New York, NY 10013, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:1536-9. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Gastroesophageal reflux symptoms and comorbid asthma and posttraumatic stress disorder following the 9/11 terrorist attacks on World Trade Center in New York City
    Jiehui Li
    New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, New York 11101, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 106:1933-41. 2011
  10. pmc Contributions of a local health examination survey to the surveillance of chronic and infectious diseases in New York City
    R Charon Gwynn
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 W 168th St, 13th Floor, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:152-9. 2009

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Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint Effect of hard-drug use on CD4 cell percentage, HIV RNA level, and progression to AIDS-defining class C events among HIV-infected women
    Lorna E Thorpe
    New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, NY, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 37:1423-30. 2004
    ..65; 95% confidence interval, 1.00-2.72), especially herpes, pulmonary tuberculosis, and recurrent pneumonia. Hard-drug-using women may have a higher risk for nonfatal opportunistic infections...
  2. ncbi request reprint Colon cancer screening practices in New York City, 2003: results of a large random-digit dialed telephone survey
    Lorna E Thorpe
    Division of Epidemiology, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, New York 10013, USA
    Cancer 104:1075-82. 2005
    ..New York City (NYC) has one of the highest concentrations of gastroenterologists in the country, yet only 33% of colorectal cancers in NYC are diagnosed early, and approximately 1500 New Yorkers die from colorectal cancer each year...
  3. pmc Mass smallpox vaccination and cardiac deaths, New York City, 1947
    Lorna E Thorpe
    Division of Epidemiology, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, New York 10013, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:917-20. 2004
    ..No increases in cardiac deaths were observed...
  4. pmc Childhood obesity in New York City elementary school students
    Lorna E Thorpe
    New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Division of Epidemiology, New York, NY 10013, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1496-500. 2004
    ..We estimated overweight and obesity in New York City elementary school children...
  5. ncbi request reprint Seasonality of tuberculosis in India: is it real and what does it tell us?
    Lorna E Thorpe
    Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta GA, USA
    Lancet 364:1613-4. 2004
    ..General health-seeking behaviour artifact was ruled out. Seasonality was highest in paediatric cases, suggesting variation in recent transmission...
  6. pmc Study design and participation rates of the New York City Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2004
    Lorna E Thorpe
    New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, 125 Worth St, Room 315, CN 6, New York, NY 10013, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 3:A94. 2006
    ..The New York City Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NYC HANES) was designed as a new local surveillance initiative to determine the prevalence of health conditions among adult residents of New York City...
  7. pmc Prevalence and control of diabetes and impaired fasting glucose in New York City
    Lorna E Thorpe
    New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, New York, USA
    Diabetes Care 32:57-62. 2009
    ..To determine the prevalence of diabetes and impaired fasting glucose (IFG) and to assess clinical management indicators among adults with diabetes in a representative sample of New York City adults...
  8. pmc Trends and racial/ethnic disparities in gestational diabetes among pregnant women in New York City, 1990-2001
    Lorna E Thorpe
    NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, 125 Worth St, Room 315 CN6, New York, NY 10013, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:1536-9. 2005
    ..Given risks for adverse fetal outcomes and maternal chronic diabetes, prompt screening is critical. Metabolic control should be maintained during pregnancy and assessed postpartum for women with gestational diabetes...
  9. doi request reprint Gastroesophageal reflux symptoms and comorbid asthma and posttraumatic stress disorder following the 9/11 terrorist attacks on World Trade Center in New York City
    Jiehui Li
    New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, New York 11101, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 106:1933-41. 2011
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  10. pmc Contributions of a local health examination survey to the surveillance of chronic and infectious diseases in New York City
    R Charon Gwynn
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 W 168th St, 13th Floor, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:152-9. 2009
    ..We sought to evaluate the contribution of the New York City Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NYC-HANES) to local public health surveillance...
  11. ncbi request reprint Population prevalence of reported and unreported HIV and related behaviors among the household adult population in New York City, 2004
    Trang Quyen Nguyen
    New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York City, NY 10013, USA
    AIDS 22:281-7. 2008
    ..Surveillance for HIV likely underestimates infection among the general population: 25% of US residents are estimated to be unaware of their HIV infection...
  12. pmc Prevalence of hepatitis C infection in New York City, 2004
    Katherine Bornschlegel
    New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, NY, USA
    J Urban Health 86:909-17. 2009
    ..Continued efforts to prevent new infections in known risk behavior groups are essential, along with expansion of HCV screening and activities to prevent disease progression in people with chronic HCV...
  13. pmc Measures of adiposity and cardiovascular disease risk factors, New York City Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2004
    R Charon Gwynn
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 W 168th St, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 8:A56. 2011
    ..We sought to characterize excess adiposity among New York City adults and assess the potential associations between multiple adiposity indicators and CVD risk factors, by race/ethnicity...
  14. ncbi request reprint Asthma and posttraumatic stress symptoms 5 to 6 years following exposure to the World Trade Center terrorist attack
    Robert M Brackbill
    Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    JAMA 302:502-16. 2009
    ..The World Trade Center Health Registry provides a unique opportunity to examine long-term health effects of a large-scale disaster...
  15. pmc A biomonitoring study of lead, cadmium, and mercury in the blood of New York city adults
    Wendy McKelvey
    Division of Environmental Health, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, New York 10007, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:1435-41. 2007
    ..We assessed the extent of exposure to lead, cadmium, and mercury in the New York City (NYC) adult population...
  16. pmc A population-based assessment of the health of homeless families in New York City, 2001-2003
    Bonnie D Kerker
    Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, NY 10013, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:546-53. 2011
    ..We compared estimated population-based health outcomes for New York City (NYC) homeless families with NYC residents overall and in low-income neighborhoods...
  17. doi request reprint Prevalence, diagnosis, and treatment of depression and generalized anxiety disorder in a diverse urban community
    R Charon Gwynn
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 59:641-7. 2008
    ..This study assessed the prevalence, diagnosis, and treatment of major depressive disorder and generalized anxiety disorder among New York City adults...
  18. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress symptoms, PTSD, and risk factors among lower Manhattan residents 2-3 years after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks
    Laura DiGrande
    Division of Epidemiology, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, NY 10013, USA
    J Trauma Stress 21:264-73. 2008
    ..The relationship between socioeconomic status and PTSD suggests services must target marginalized populations. Followup is necessary on the course and long-term consequences of PTSD...
  19. pmc The epidemiology of nonspecific psychological distress in New York City, 2002 and 2003
    Katharine H McVeigh
    Bureau of Epidemiology Services, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, 125 Worth Street, Rm 315, CN 6, New York, NY, 10013, USA
    J Urban Health 83:394-405. 2006
    ..The excess prevalence of NPD may be associated with substantial economic and societal burden. Research to understand the etiology of this high prevalence and interventions to promote mental health in NYC are indicated...
  20. doi request reprint Prevalence, awareness, treatment, and predictors of control of hypertension in New York City
    Sonia Y Angell
    New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, NY 10007, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 1:46-53. 2008
    ..We assessed hypertension prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control among New York City (NYC) adults...
  21. doi request reprint Public health in New York City, 2002-2007: confronting epidemics of the modern era
    Thomas R Frieden
    New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, NY, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 37:966-77. 2008
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Surveillance for World Trade Center disaster health effects among survivors of collapsed and damaged buildings
    Robert M Brackbill
    Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry ATSDR, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    MMWR Surveill Summ 55:1-18. 2006
    ..Survivors of collapsed or damaged buildings from the attack on the World Trade Center (WTC) were among those most exposed to injury hazards, air pollution, and traumatic events...
  23. pmc Shortchanged? An assessment of chronic disease programming in major US city health departments
    Mari Georgeson
    New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, NY 10013, USA
    J Urban Health 82:183-90. 2005
    ..7 million dollars, an average of 0.24 dollars per capita. The group described successful chronic disease interventions, particularly related to tobacco and asthma...
  24. pmc The volume and capacity of colonoscopy procedures performed at New York City hospitals in 2002
    Jennifer C F Leng
    New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, 125 Worth St, Room 315, CN6, New York, NY 10013, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 2:A09. 2005
    ..To screen all eligible adults in New York City would require that approximately 200,000 colonoscopy exams be performed annually. As part of this recommendation, we evaluated current colonoscopy capacity in New York City hospitals...
  25. ncbi request reprint The National Children's Study: a 21-year prospective study of 100,000 American children
    Philip J Landrigan
    Center for Children s Health and the Environment, Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Pediatrics 118:2173-86. 2006
    ..Data from the National Children's Study will guide development of a comprehensive blueprint for disease prevention in children...
  26. pmc Estimation of HIV prevalence, risk factors, and testing frequency among sexually active men who have sex with men, aged 18-64 years--New York City, 2002
    Susan E Manning
    Bureau of Family and Community Health, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, 250 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02108, USA
    J Urban Health 84:212-25. 2007
    ..Individual counseling and education interventions should focus on increasing condom use and encouraging safer sex practices among all sexually active MSM, particularly those groups with low levels of condom use and multiple sex partners...
  27. ncbi request reprint Risk of hepatitis C virus infection among young adult injection drug users who share injection equipment
    Lorna E Thorpe
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 155:645-53. 2002
    ..5, 95% confidence interval: 1.3, 9.9). The authors conclude that sharing of injection equipment other than syringes may be an important cause of HCV transmission between IDUs...