Tomoko I Hooper

Summary

Affiliation: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Leveraging existing databases to study vehicle crashes in a combat occupational cohort: epidemiologic methods
    Tomoko I Hooper
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland 20814 4799, USA
    Am J Ind Med 48:118-27. 2005
  2. doi request reprint The use of electronic pharmacy data to investigate prescribed medications and fatal motor vehicle crashes in a military population, 2002-2006
    Tomoko I Hooper
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, MD 20814 4712, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 42:261-8. 2010
  3. pmc Health impact of US military service in a large population-based military cohort: findings of the Millennium Cohort Study, 2001-2008
    Tyler C Smith
    Center for Deployment Health Research, Naval Health Research Center, 140 Sylvester Rd, San Diego, CA 92106 3521, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:69. 2011
  4. pmc Challenges of self-reported medical conditions and electronic medical records among members of a large military cohort
    Besa Smith
    Department of Defense Center for Deployment Health Research at the Naval Health Research Center, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 8:37. 2008
  5. pmc Exploratory factor analysis of self-reported symptoms in a large, population-based military cohort
    Molly L Kelton
    Department of Defense Center for Deployment Health Research at the Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, CA, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 10:94. 2010
  6. pmc Assessing nonresponse bias at follow-up in a large prospective cohort of relatively young and mobile military service members
    Alyson J Littman
    Seattle Epidemiologic Research and Information Center, Department of Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 10:99. 2010
  7. pmc The long-term hospitalization experience following military service in the 1991 Gulf War among veterans remaining on active duty, 1994-2004
    Tomoko I Hooper
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, Uniformed Service University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    BMC Public Health 8:60. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Understanding the effect of deployment on the risk of fatal motor vehicle crashes: a nested case-control study of fatalities in Gulf War era veterans, 1991-1995
    Tomoko I Hooper
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD 20814 4799, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 38:518-25. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Saudi Arabia-United States collaboration in health research: a formula for success
    Tomoko I Hooper
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, Maryland 20814 4799, USA
    Am J Infect Control 33:192-6. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Assessing the potential health impact of the 1991 Gulf War on Saudi Arabian National Guard soldiers
    Gary D Gackstetter
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, Room A1044, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, MD 20814 4799, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 34:801-8. 2005

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Publications35

  1. ncbi request reprint Leveraging existing databases to study vehicle crashes in a combat occupational cohort: epidemiologic methods
    Tomoko I Hooper
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland 20814 4799, USA
    Am J Ind Med 48:118-27. 2005
    ..This article describes our nested case-control methods to evaluate risk factors for fatal motor vehicle crashes (MVC) within all Service branches in a 1991 Gulf War era cohort...
  2. doi request reprint The use of electronic pharmacy data to investigate prescribed medications and fatal motor vehicle crashes in a military population, 2002-2006
    Tomoko I Hooper
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, MD 20814 4712, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 42:261-8. 2010
    ....
  3. pmc Health impact of US military service in a large population-based military cohort: findings of the Millennium Cohort Study, 2001-2008
    Tyler C Smith
    Center for Deployment Health Research, Naval Health Research Center, 140 Sylvester Rd, San Diego, CA 92106 3521, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:69. 2011
    ..This report outlines how findings from the first 7 years of the Millennium Cohort Study have helped to address health concerns related to military service including deployments...
  4. pmc Challenges of self-reported medical conditions and electronic medical records among members of a large military cohort
    Besa Smith
    Department of Defense Center for Deployment Health Research at the Naval Health Research Center, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 8:37. 2008
    ..Self-reported diagnoses may differ from medical record diagnoses due to poor patient-clinician communication, self-diagnosis in the absence of a satisfactory explanation for symptoms, or the "health literacy" of the patient...
  5. pmc Exploratory factor analysis of self-reported symptoms in a large, population-based military cohort
    Molly L Kelton
    Department of Defense Center for Deployment Health Research at the Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, CA, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 10:94. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to use exploratory factor analysis to describe the correlations among numerous physical and psychological symptoms in terms of a smaller number of unobserved variables or factors...
  6. pmc Assessing nonresponse bias at follow-up in a large prospective cohort of relatively young and mobile military service members
    Alyson J Littman
    Seattle Epidemiologic Research and Information Center, Department of Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 10:99. 2010
    ..We identified sociodemographic, behavioral, military, and health-related predictors of response to the first follow-up questionnaire in a large military cohort and assessed the extent to which nonresponse biased measures of association...
  7. pmc The long-term hospitalization experience following military service in the 1991 Gulf War among veterans remaining on active duty, 1994-2004
    Tomoko I Hooper
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, Uniformed Service University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    BMC Public Health 8:60. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the long-term hospitalization experience of the subset of U.S. Gulf War veterans still on active duty between 1994 and 2004...
  8. ncbi request reprint Understanding the effect of deployment on the risk of fatal motor vehicle crashes: a nested case-control study of fatalities in Gulf War era veterans, 1991-1995
    Tomoko I Hooper
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD 20814 4799, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 38:518-25. 2006
    ..In addition to young, single, high school-educated, enlisted male personnel, those who served during times of ground combat, particularly in infantry, gun crews, or seamanship occupations, should be targeted for preventive interventions...
  9. ncbi request reprint Saudi Arabia-United States collaboration in health research: a formula for success
    Tomoko I Hooper
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, Maryland 20814 4799, USA
    Am J Infect Control 33:192-6. 2005
    ..By paying particular attention to distinct social and religious customs, geopolitical differences, and unique aspects of the health care system, we achieved a successful international collaboration in health research...
  10. ncbi request reprint Assessing the potential health impact of the 1991 Gulf War on Saudi Arabian National Guard soldiers
    Gary D Gackstetter
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, Room A1044, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, MD 20814 4799, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 34:801-8. 2005
    ..Although post-war health outcomes have been studied in US, British, Canadian, Danish, and other deployed troops, this issue has not been previously evaluated in coalition forces native to the Gulf region...
  11. ncbi request reprint Fatal motor vehicle crashes among veterans of the 1991 Gulf War and exposure to munitions demolitions at Khamisiyah: a nested case-control study
    Gary D Gackstetter
    Center for Force Health Protection Studies, Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland 20814 4799, USA
    Am J Ind Med 49:261-70. 2006
    ..Our objective was to assess any association between postwar fatal MVC and possible nerve agent exposure based on 2000 modeled plume data...
  12. ncbi request reprint Motor vehicle fatalities among Gulf War era veterans: characteristics, mechanisms, and circumstances
    Andrew E Lincoln
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 7:31-7. 2006
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  13. ncbi request reprint The Joint Medical Workstation (JMeWS) database in 2003: intradeployment health encounters of military personnel supporting Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom
    Tomoko I Hooper
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, Room A1040G, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, MD 20814 4712, USA
    Mil Med 173:119-28. 2008
    ..Differences in distribution of the various patient encounter modules in theater likely resulted in variable data capture across services. System enhancements should improve future applications...
  14. ncbi request reprint Aeromedical evacuations from Operation Iraqi Freedom: a descriptive study
    Dale R Harman
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Mil Med 170:521-7. 2005
    ....
  15. doi request reprint Headache disorders in the millennium cohort: epidemiology and relations with combat deployment
    Christopher J Jankosky
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, MD 20814 4712, USA
    Headache 51:1098-111. 2011
    ..Characterize migraine and other headache disorders within a large population-based US military cohort, with an emphasis on the temporal association between military deployment and exposure to combat...
  16. doi request reprint A systematic process to prioritize prevention activities sustaining progress toward the reduction of military injuries
    Michelle Canham-Chervak
    U S Army Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, USA
    Am J Prev Med 38:S11-8. 2010
    ..This paper describes a process and criteria developed to systematically and objectively define prevention program and policy priorities...
  17. ncbi request reprint Identifying new diseases and their causes: the dilemma of illnesses in Gulf War veterans
    John W Gardner
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Mil Med 168:186-93. 2003
    ..Our medical care system has difficulty dealing with disorders where there is no identified anatomic abnormality or documented metabolic/physiological dysfunction...
  18. ncbi request reprint Health experience of 122 submarine crewmembers during a 101-day submergence
    Wayne G Horn
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 74:858-62. 2003
    ..Our study examined patterns of minor medical problems and self-treatment among the crew of one submarine over a period of continued submergence for 101 d...
  19. doi request reprint Development of a travelers' diarrhea vaccine for the military: how much is an ounce of prevention really worth?
    Mark S Riddle
    Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Vaccine 26:2490-502. 2008
    ..Vaccines against Campylobacter and enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli appeared to be more favorable than a Shigella vaccine. This model provides an evidence-based decision tool to support prioritization in vaccine development...
  20. doi request reprint Faculty performance evaluation in accredited U.S. public health graduate schools and programs: a national study
    Ronald W Gimbel
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, F Edward Hebert School of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland 20814, USA
    Acad Med 83:962-8. 2008
    ..To provide baseline data on evaluation of faculty performance in U.S. schools and programs of public health...
  21. doi request reprint Prior assault and posttraumatic stress disorder after combat deployment
    Tyler C Smith
    Department of Defense Center for Deployment Health Research, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, CA 92186 5122, USA
    Epidemiology 19:505-12. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to prospectively examine the relation between prior assault and new-onset PTSD symptoms in a large US military cohort deployed in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan...
  22. doi request reprint Prior health care utilization as a potential determinant of enrollment in a 21-year prospective study, the Millennium Cohort Study
    Timothy S Wells
    Biomechanics Branch, Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Building 824, Dayton, OH, USA
    Eur J Epidemiol 23:79-87. 2008
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint The millennium Cohort Study: a 21-year prospective cohort study of 140,000 military personnel
    Gregory C Gray
    Department of Defense Center for Deployment Health Research, Naval Health Research Center, P O Box 85122, San Diego, CA 92186 5122, USA
    Mil Med 167:483-8. 2002
    ..In addition to revealing changes in veterans' health status over time, the Millennium Cohort Study will serve as a data repository, providing a solid foundation upon which additional epidemiological studies may be constructed...
  24. ncbi request reprint Ten years and 100,000 participants later: occupational and other factors influencing participation in US Gulf War health registries
    Tyler C Smith
    Department of Defense Center for Deployment Health Research, Naval Health Research Center, PO Box 85122, San Diego, CA 92186 5122, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 44:758-68. 2002
    ..These findings support the hypothesis that certain occupational factors and wartime exposures may influence subsequent health care-seeking behavior...
  25. ncbi request reprint The Millennium Cohort Study
    Margaret A K Ryan
    Mil Med 167:ii. 2002
  26. ncbi request reprint The postwar hospitalization experience of Gulf War veterans participating in U.S. health registries
    Tyler C Smith
    Department of Defense Center for Deployment Health Research at the Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, CA 92186 5122, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 46:386-97. 2004
    ..40-1.46). These findings support the hypothesis that registry participants were more likely to experience postwar morbidity than veterans who chose not to enroll in the health registries...
  27. ncbi request reprint Are Gulf War veterans experiencing illness due to exposure to smoke from Kuwaiti oil well fires? Examination of Department of Defense hospitalization data
    Tyler C Smith
    Department of Defense Center for Deployment Health Research, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, CA 92186 5122, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 155:908-17. 2002
    ..Despite some limitations, these data do not support the hypothesis that Gulf War veterans have an increased risk of postwar morbidity from exposure to Kuwaiti oil-well-fire smoke...
  28. ncbi request reprint Millennium Cohort: enrollment begins a 21-year contribution to understanding the impact of military service
    Margaret A K Ryan
    Department of Defense Center for Deployment Health Research, Naval Health Research Center, P O Box 85122, San Diego, CA 92186 5122, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:181-91. 2007
    ..In response to health concerns of military members about deployment and other service-related exposures, the Department of Defense (DoD) initiated the largest prospective study ever undertaken in the U.S. military...
  29. ncbi request reprint The occupational role of women in military service: validation of occupation and prevalence of exposures in the Millennium Cohort Study
    Tyler C Smith
    Department of Defense Center for Deployment Health Research, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, California 92186, USA
    Int J Environ Health Res 17:271-84. 2007
    ..Occupational groups with higher odds of reporting military exposures of concern will be followed longitudinally through 2022 and prospectively compared using baseline and follow-up evaluations...
  30. ncbi request reprint Smallpox vaccination: comparison of self-reported and electronic vaccine records in the millennium cohort study
    Cynthia A LeardMann
    Department of Defense, Center for Deployment Health Research, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, California, USA
    Hum Vaccin 3:245-51. 2007
    ....
  31. doi request reprint Re: "Psychiatric diagnoses in historic and contemporary military cohorts: combat deployment and the healthy warrior effect"
    Tyler C Smith
    Am J Epidemiol 168:1094-5; author reply 1096-8. 2008
  32. pmc Alcohol use and alcohol-related problems before and after military combat deployment
    Isabel G Jacobson
    DoD Center for Deployment Health Research, Naval Health Research Center, 140 Sylvester Road, San Diego, CA 92106 3521, USA
    JAMA 300:663-75. 2008
    ..High rates of alcohol misuse after deployment have been reported among personnel returning from past conflicts, yet investigations of alcohol misuse after return from the current wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are lacking...
  33. ncbi request reprint Variables associated with attrition from Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences Medical School
    Jayne E Stetto
    U S Air Forces in Europe, Office of the Command Surgeon, HQ USAFE SGOO, Unit 3050 Box 130, APO, AE 09094
    Mil Med 169:102-7. 2004
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Self-reported adverse health events following smallpox vaccination in a large prospective study of US military service members
    Timothy S Wells
    Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio 45433, USA
    Hum Vaccin 4:127-33. 2008
    ..These findings complement studies that utilize other data sources, such as electronic hospitalization records, and may be reassuring to health care providers and those who receive the smallpox vaccination...
  35. pmc Influence of cigarette smoking on the overall perception of dental health among adults aged 20-79 years, United States, 1988-1994
    Nathalie M Morin
    Canadian Forces Dental Services, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Public Health Rep 120:124-32. 2005
    ..Data from the third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES II), 1988-1994, were used to explore this relationship in a large sample of U.S. adults...