Carolyn M Brown

Summary

Affiliation: University of Texas
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Black race as a predictor of poor health outcomes among a national cohort of HIV/AIDS patients admitted to US hospitals: a cohort study
    Christine U Oramasionwu
    College of Pharmacy, The University of Texas, Austin, TX, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 9:127. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Development of the burden of prior authorization of psychotherapeutics (BoPAP) scale to assess the effects of prior authorization among Texas Medicaid providers
    Carolyn M Brown
    The University of Texas at Austin, PHAR Pharmacy Admin, 2409 University Ave, 1 University Station A1930, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 36:278-87. 2009
  3. pmc A multivariate test of an expanded Andersen Health Care utilization model for complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use in African Americans
    Carolyn Brown
    College of Pharmacy, Pharmacy Administration Division, Center for Pharmacoeconomic Studies, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 15:911-9. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Effects of a psychotherapeutic drug prior authorization (PA) requirement on patients and providers: a providers' perspective
    Carolyn M Brown
    University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 35:181-8. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Patterns of complementary and alternative medicine use in African Americans
    Carolyn M Brown
    Pharmacy Administration Division, College of Pharmacy, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas 78712, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 13:751-8. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Attitudes and interests of pharmacists regarding independent pharmacy ownership
    Carolyn M Brown
    College of Pharmacy, University of Texas Austin, Austin, TX 78712 0127, USA
    J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 47:174-80. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Use of alternative therapies and their impact on compliance: perceptions of community pharmacists in Texas
    C M Brown
    College of Pharmacy, University of Texas at Austin
    J Am Pharm Assoc (Wash) 38:603-8. 1998
  8. ncbi request reprint Community pharmacists' actions when patients use complementary and alternative therapies with medications
    Carolyn M Brown
    University of Texas at Austin, PHAR Pharmacy Administration, Austin, TX 78712 0127, USA
    J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 45:41-7. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Issues and barriers related to the provision of pharmaceutical care in community health centers and migrant health centers
    Carolyn M Brown
    Pharmacy Administration Division, College of Pharmacy, University of Texas Austin, 78712 0127, USA
    J Am Pharm Assoc (Wash) 43:75-7. 2003
  10. doi request reprint Pharmacists' actions when patients use complementary and alternative medicine with medications: A look at Texas-Mexico border cities
    Carolyn M Brown
    College of Pharmacy, University of Texas at Austin, USA
    J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 51:619-22. 2011

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications34

  1. pmc Black race as a predictor of poor health outcomes among a national cohort of HIV/AIDS patients admitted to US hospitals: a cohort study
    Christine U Oramasionwu
    College of Pharmacy, The University of Texas, Austin, TX, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 9:127. 2009
    ..To investigate the impact of these factors, we compared hospital mortality and length of stay (LOS) between Blacks and Whites with HIV/AIDS while adjusting for differences in these key characteristics...
  2. doi request reprint Development of the burden of prior authorization of psychotherapeutics (BoPAP) scale to assess the effects of prior authorization among Texas Medicaid providers
    Carolyn M Brown
    The University of Texas at Austin, PHAR Pharmacy Admin, 2409 University Ave, 1 University Station A1930, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 36:278-87. 2009
    ..93 +/- 0.66) on "patient care processes/outcomes" and the lowest burden (3.30 +/- 0.74) on "system/societal costs." BoPAP scores differed based on provider characteristics, indicating evidence of discriminant validity...
  3. pmc A multivariate test of an expanded Andersen Health Care utilization model for complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use in African Americans
    Carolyn Brown
    College of Pharmacy, Pharmacy Administration Division, Center for Pharmacoeconomic Studies, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 15:911-9. 2009
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Effects of a psychotherapeutic drug prior authorization (PA) requirement on patients and providers: a providers' perspective
    Carolyn M Brown
    University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 35:181-8. 2008
    ..Administrative burden and unintended patient outcomes were the most frequently reported issues related to PA. However, all five issues represent important factors that providers deal with when caring for patients with mental illness...
  5. ncbi request reprint Patterns of complementary and alternative medicine use in African Americans
    Carolyn M Brown
    Pharmacy Administration Division, College of Pharmacy, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas 78712, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 13:751-8. 2007
    ..This study sought to determine (1) characteristics of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) users in the African-American (AA) population; (2) the prevalence of CAM use; and (3) CAM use for treatment and prevention of disease...
  6. ncbi request reprint Attitudes and interests of pharmacists regarding independent pharmacy ownership
    Carolyn M Brown
    College of Pharmacy, University of Texas Austin, Austin, TX 78712 0127, USA
    J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 47:174-80. 2007
    ..To examine the beliefs, attitudes, and interests of Texas pharmacists at different career stages with respect to independent pharmacy ownership...
  7. ncbi request reprint Use of alternative therapies and their impact on compliance: perceptions of community pharmacists in Texas
    C M Brown
    College of Pharmacy, University of Texas at Austin
    J Am Pharm Assoc (Wash) 38:603-8. 1998
    ..To assess community pharmacists' experiences with the use of alternative therapies by their patients with chronic illnesses...
  8. ncbi request reprint Community pharmacists' actions when patients use complementary and alternative therapies with medications
    Carolyn M Brown
    University of Texas at Austin, PHAR Pharmacy Administration, Austin, TX 78712 0127, USA
    J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 45:41-7. 2005
    ..To assess actions of community pharmacists in response to their patients' concurrent use of prescription medications and complementary and alternative medicine (CAM)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Issues and barriers related to the provision of pharmaceutical care in community health centers and migrant health centers
    Carolyn M Brown
    Pharmacy Administration Division, College of Pharmacy, University of Texas Austin, 78712 0127, USA
    J Am Pharm Assoc (Wash) 43:75-7. 2003
  10. doi request reprint Pharmacists' actions when patients use complementary and alternative medicine with medications: A look at Texas-Mexico border cities
    Carolyn M Brown
    College of Pharmacy, University of Texas at Austin, USA
    J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 51:619-22. 2011
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  11. pmc Use of complementary and alternative medicine for treatment among African-Americans: a multivariate analysis
    Jamie C Barner
    Pharmacy Administration Division, College of Pharmacy, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712 0124, USA
    Res Social Adm Pharm 6:196-208. 2010
    ..The use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is substantial among African-Americans; however, research on characteristics of African-Americans who use CAM to treat specific conditions is scarce...
  12. ncbi request reprint Patient satisfaction with a pharmacist-provided telephone medication therapy management program
    Leticia R Moczygemba
    Pharmacy Administration Division, College of Pharmacy, The University of Texas, Austin, TX, USA
    Res Social Adm Pharm 6:143-54. 2010
    ..Patient satisfaction with medication therapy management (MTM), a required component of the Medicare Part D benefit, is an important outcome to consider when evaluating MTM programs...
  13. pmc Differences in national antiretroviral prescribing patterns between black and white patients with HIV/AIDS, 1996-2006
    Christine U Oramasionwu
    College of Pharmacy, University of Texas at Austin, TX, USA
    South Med J 104:794-800. 2011
    ..This project therefore sought to determine whether the reason for this discrepancy in health outcomes could be attributed to disparities in use of antiretroviral therapy between black and white patients with HIV...
  14. ncbi request reprint Evaluating HIV/AIDS disparities for blacks in the United States: a review of antiretroviral and mortality studies
    Christine U Oramasionwu
    The University of Texas at Austin, College of Pharmacy, Austin, Texas, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 101:1221-9. 2009
    ..Further research is needed to support or refute the hypothesis that there are inequalities for blacks with HIV/AIDS...
  15. pmc Influence of attitudes on pharmacists' intention to report serious adverse drug events to the Food and Drug Administration
    Paul Gavaza
    Appalachian College of Pharmacy, Oakwood, VA 24631 College of Pharmacy, The University of Texas at Austin, 1 University Station A190, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 72:143-52. 2011
    ..To investigate the influence of pharmacists' attitudes on intention to report serious adverse drug events (ADEs) to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...
  16. doi request reprint Treatment disparities for major depressive disorder: Implications for pharmacists
    Marc Fleming
    College of Pharmacy, University of Texas at Austin, USA
    J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 51:605-12. 2011
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  17. ncbi request reprint Exploratory study of community pharmacists' perceptions about new or transferred prescription incentives
    Marc Fleming
    Division of Health Outcomes and Pharmacy Practice, University of Texas at Austin, 2409 University Ave, 1 University Station, Austin, TX 78712 0127, USA
    J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 52:e53-8. 2012
    ..To assess community pharmacists' perceptions of new or transferred prescription incentives on quality of care, pharmacy practice (e.g., workload), and patient base...
  18. ncbi request reprint Provision of pharmacy services in community health centers and migrant health centers
    Jamie C Barner
    Pharmacy Administration Division, College of Pharmacy, University of Texas Austin, 78712 1074, USA
    J Am Pharm Assoc (Wash) 42:713-22. 2002
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Barriers to counseling patients with obesity: a study of Texas community pharmacists
    Dannielle C O'Donnell
    Roche Laboratories, USA
    J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 46:465-71. 2006
    ..To assess barriers to the counseling of obese patients and identify pharmacists' characteristics associated with these barriers...
  20. doi request reprint Consumer perceptions about a community pharmacy-based medication take back program
    Andrew V Thach
    Health Outcomes and Pharmacy Practice Division, The University of Texas at Austin, College of Pharmacy, 2409 University Avenue STOP A 1930, Austin, TX 78712 1120, USA
    J Environ Manage 127:23-7. 2013
    ..This pilot study presents overall favorable user perceptions toward medication-take back services and supports the need to establish more community-based take back programs to meet the needs of consumers. ..
  21. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with hospices' provision of complementary and alternative medicine
    Busuyi S Olotu
    1Division of Health Outcomes and Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 31:385-91. 2014
    ..13, P = .015, 95% CI = 1.02, 1.25). In conclusion, CAM offering by hospices is related to hospices' profit orientation status and number of patients served but is not related to other measured characteristics of hospices...
  22. ncbi request reprint The relationship of calcium intake and exercise to osteoporosis health beliefs in postmenopausal women
    Rachelle A Swaim
    College of Pharmacy, Pharmacy Administration Division, The University of Texas at Austin, 2409 University Avenue, 1 University Sta A1930, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    Res Social Adm Pharm 4:153-63. 2008
    ..Determining their beliefs and behaviors regarding osteoporosis can be helpful in developing effective interventions for osteoporosis prevention...
  23. doi request reprint Texas pharmacists' opinions on reporting serious adverse drug events to the Food and Drug Administration: a qualitative study
    Paul Gavaza
    College of Pharmacy, The University of Texas at Austin, University Station, Austin, TX 78712 1074, USA
    Pharm World Sci 32:651-7. 2010
    ..The aim of this study is to investigate the beliefs and opinions of Texas pharmacists toward reporting ADEs to the FDA...
  24. doi request reprint Influences of attitudes on family physicians' willingness to prescribe long-acting opioid analgesics for patients with chronic nonmalignant pain
    Esmond D Nwokeji
    Pharmacy Administration, The University of Texas, Austin, Texas 78712 0127, USA
    Clin Ther 29:2589-602. 2007
    ..Conflicting information exists regarding the appropriate use of long-acting (ie, controlled-release [CR]) opioid analgesics for CNMP, and physicians may be reluctant to prescribe them even when medically appropriate...
  25. ncbi request reprint HIV/AIDS disparities: the mounting epidemic plaguing US blacks
    Christine U Oramasionwu
    The University of Texas at Austin, College of Pharmacy Austin, Texas, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 101:1196-204. 2009
    ..We also identify possible gaps in knowledge and offer future directions for research of HIV/AIDS racial disparities...
  26. ncbi request reprint Complementary and alternative medicine utilization in Texas hospices: prevalence, importance, and challenges
    Busuyi S Olotu
    1Division of Health Outcomes and Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 31:254-9. 2014
    ..Funding and personnel constraints were substantial obstacles to offering CAM. ..
  27. ncbi request reprint Texas community pharmacists' willingness to participate in pharmacist-initiated emergency contraception
    Scott K Griggs
    College of Pharmacy, University of Texas at Austin, 78712, USA
    J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 47:48-57. 2007
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  28. ncbi request reprint Combating the obesity epidemic: community pharmacists' counseling on obesity management
    Homa B Dastani
    Division of Pharmacy Administration, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 38:1800-4. 2004
    ..Nearly two-thirds (64.7%) of US adults are overweight or obese. Given the myriad of issues related to the management of obesity, community pharmacists can facilitate weight loss among their patients...
  29. ncbi request reprint Relationship between direct-to-consumer advertising and physician diagnosing and prescribing
    Woodie M Zachry
    Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, Center for Pharmacoeconomic and Outcomes Research, College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 59:42-9. 2002
    ..The results of the analyses suggest that the direct-to-consumer advertising expenditure is associated with physician diagnosing and physician prescribing for certain drugs and drug classes...
  30. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in use of antipsychotic medication among Texas medicaid clients with schizophrenia
    Jayme L Opolka
    Eli Lilly and Company, Indianapolis, Ind 46214, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 64:635-9. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine if ethnicity helped predict whether Texas Medicaid patients were prescribed haloperidol versus olanzapine when other factors were controlled for...
  31. ncbi request reprint Ethnicity and prescription patterns for haloperidol, risperidone, and olanzapine
    Jayme L Opolka
    Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc, Lincolnshire, Illinois 60069, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 55:151-6. 2004
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  32. ncbi request reprint Role of ethnicity in predicting antipsychotic medication adherence
    Jayme L Opolka
    USMD Outcomes Research, Eli Lilly and Company, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 37:625-30. 2003
    ..Clinicians treating schizophrenia face increasingly diverse ethnic populations. Ethnic groups may have different approaches to the management of schizophrenia, which could impact antipsychotic medication adherence...
  33. ncbi request reprint Use of patients' own medications in small hospitals
    Pamela E Norstrom
    Nix Specialty Hospital, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 59:349-54. 2002
    ..Most small hospitals allowed the use of patients' personal medications; however, there was a wide variation in the circumstances for which the use of these medications was allowed...
  34. ncbi request reprint Treatment perceptions and attitudes of older human immunodeficiency virus-infected adults
    Anthony K Wutoh
    School of Pharmacy, Howard University, Washington, DC 20059, USA
    Res Social Adm Pharm 1:60-76. 2005
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Research Grants1

  1. Patterns and correlates of CAM use in African Americans
    Carolyn Brown; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Long-term objectives are to enhance the provision and effectiveness of health care interventions in African American populations and to generate research questions for future investigations of CAM use in African Americans. ..