LEIGH FLEMING CALLAHAN

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Associations of educational attainment, occupation and community poverty with knee osteoarthritis in the Johnston County (North Carolina) osteoarthritis project
    Leigh F Callahan
    Thurston Arthritis Research Center, Department of Medicine, 3300 Thurston Building, CB 7280, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7330, USA
    Arthritis Res Ther 13:R169. 2011
  2. pmc Psychometric properties of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Health-Related Quality of Life (CDC HRQOL) items in adults with arthritis
    Thelma Mielenz
    Thurston Arthritis Research Center, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 4:66. 2006
  3. pmc Association of IL4R single-nucleotide polymorphisms with rheumatoid nodules in African Americans with rheumatoid arthritis
    Paula I Burgos
    University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487, USA
    Arthritis Res Ther 12:R75. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Medical skepticism and the use of complementary and alternative health care providers by patients followed by rheumatologists
    Leigh F Callahan
    Thurston Arthritis Research Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7280, USA
    J Clin Rheumatol 14:143-7. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Arthritis in the family practice setting: associations with education and community poverty
    Leigh F Callahan
    The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Thurston Arthritis Rsearch Center, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7280, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 59:1002-8. 2008
  6. pmc Health-related quality of life in adults from 17 family practice clinics in North Carolina
    Leigh F Callahan
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Thurston Arthritis Research Center, 3300 Thurston Bldg, CB 7280, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7280, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 6:A05. 2009
  7. pmc Use of complementary and alternative medicine among patients with arthritis
    Leigh F Callahan
    Thurston Arthritis Research Center, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7280, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 6:A44. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Physical activity programs for chronic arthritis
    Leigh F Callahan
    Departments of Medicine, Social Medicine and Orthopaedics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 21:177-82. 2009
  9. pmc Limited educational attainment and radiographic and symptomatic knee osteoarthritis: a cross-sectional analysis using data from the Johnston County (North Carolina) Osteoarthritis Project
    Leigh F Callahan
    Thurston Arthritis Research Center, Department of Medicine, 3300 Thurston Building, CB 7280, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7330, USA
    Arthritis Res Ther 12:R46. 2010
  10. pmc Independent and combined influence of homeownership, occupation, education, income, and community poverty on physical health in persons with arthritis
    Leigh F Callahan
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 63:643-53. 2011

Detail Information

Publications38

  1. pmc Associations of educational attainment, occupation and community poverty with knee osteoarthritis in the Johnston County (North Carolina) osteoarthritis project
    Leigh F Callahan
    Thurston Arthritis Research Center, Department of Medicine, 3300 Thurston Building, CB 7280, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7330, USA
    Arthritis Res Ther 13:R169. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine data from the Johnston County Osteoarthritis (OA) Project for independent associations of educational attainment, occupation and community poverty with tibiofemoral knee OA...
  2. pmc Psychometric properties of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Health-Related Quality of Life (CDC HRQOL) items in adults with arthritis
    Thelma Mielenz
    Thurston Arthritis Research Center, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 4:66. 2006
    ..This study's purpose is to assess the psychometric properties of the 9-item CDC HRQOL (4-item Healthy Days Core Module and 5-item Healthy Days Symptoms Module) in an arthritis sample using the SF-36v2 as a comparison...
  3. pmc Association of IL4R single-nucleotide polymorphisms with rheumatoid nodules in African Americans with rheumatoid arthritis
    Paula I Burgos
    University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487, USA
    Arthritis Res Ther 12:R75. 2010
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Medical skepticism and the use of complementary and alternative health care providers by patients followed by rheumatologists
    Leigh F Callahan
    Thurston Arthritis Research Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7280, USA
    J Clin Rheumatol 14:143-7. 2008
    ..Our understanding of the determinants of use of complementary and alternative (CAM) providers is limited, especially in regard to medical skepticism (ie, doubt in the ability of conventional medical care to appreciably alter health status)...
  5. doi request reprint Arthritis in the family practice setting: associations with education and community poverty
    Leigh F Callahan
    The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Thurston Arthritis Rsearch Center, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7280, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 59:1002-8. 2008
    ..To examine associations of self-reported arthritis in 25 urban and rural family practice clinics with education (individual socioeconomic status) and community poverty (community socioeconomic status)...
  6. pmc Health-related quality of life in adults from 17 family practice clinics in North Carolina
    Leigh F Callahan
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Thurston Arthritis Research Center, 3300 Thurston Bldg, CB 7280, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7280, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 6:A05. 2009
    ..We examined health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in white and African American patients based on their own and their community's socioeconomic status...
  7. pmc Use of complementary and alternative medicine among patients with arthritis
    Leigh F Callahan
    Thurston Arthritis Research Center, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7280, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 6:A44. 2009
    ..This study was designed to provide detailed information about use of CAM for symptoms associated with arthritis in patients followed in primary care and specialty clinics in North Carolina...
  8. doi request reprint Physical activity programs for chronic arthritis
    Leigh F Callahan
    Departments of Medicine, Social Medicine and Orthopaedics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 21:177-82. 2009
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  9. pmc Limited educational attainment and radiographic and symptomatic knee osteoarthritis: a cross-sectional analysis using data from the Johnston County (North Carolina) Osteoarthritis Project
    Leigh F Callahan
    Thurston Arthritis Research Center, Department of Medicine, 3300 Thurston Building, CB 7280, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7330, USA
    Arthritis Res Ther 12:R46. 2010
    ....
  10. pmc Independent and combined influence of homeownership, occupation, education, income, and community poverty on physical health in persons with arthritis
    Leigh F Callahan
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 63:643-53. 2011
    ..To examine the independent and combined influence of individual- and community-level socioeconomic status (SES) measures on physical health status outcomes in people with self-reported arthritis...
  11. ncbi request reprint Independent and combined influence of homeownership, occupation, education, income, and community poverty on physical health in persons with arthritis
    Leigh F Callahan
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 63:643-53. 2011
    ..To examine the independent and combined influence of individual- and community-level socioeconomic status (SES) measures on physical health status outcomes in people with self-reported arthritis...
  12. doi request reprint Evaluation of group and self-directed formats of the Arthritis Foundation's Walk With Ease Program
    Leigh F Callahan
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Thurston Arthritis Research Center, 3300 Thurston Building, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 63:1098-107. 2011
    ..To evaluate the effects of a revised 6-week walking program for adults with arthritis, Walk With Ease (WWE), delivered in 2 formats, instructor-led group or self-directed...
  13. ncbi request reprint Arthritis and its impact: challenges and opportunities for treatment, public health, and public policy
    Leigh F Callahan
    Thurston Arthritis Research Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599, USA
    N C Med J 68:415-21. 2007
  14. doi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of the people with arthritis can exercise program: symptoms, function, physical activity, and psychosocial outcomes
    Leigh F Callahan
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Thurston Arthritis Research Center 27599 7280, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 59:92-101. 2008
    ..To evaluate the basic 8-week People with Arthritis Can Exercise (PACE) program for improvements in primary (symptoms, functioning, level of physical activity) and secondary (psychosocial) outcomes...
  15. ncbi request reprint Social epidemiology and rheumatic disease
    Leigh F Callahan
    Orthopaedics, Medicine and Social Medicine, Thurston Arthritis Research Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599, USA
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 15:110-5. 2003
    ..Development of effective prevention strategies will require (1) precise recognition of individual and community variables that are associated with health outcomes and (2) evaluation of the putative mediating mechanisms...
  16. pmc Modifications to the Active Living Every Day (ALED) course for adults with arthritis
    Leigh F Callahan
    3300 Thurston Building CB7280, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 E mail
    Prev Chronic Dis 4:A58. 2007
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  17. ncbi request reprint Performance of a generic health-related quality of life measure in a clinic population with rheumatic disease
    Shannon S Currey
    Thurston Arthritis Research Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 49:658-64. 2003
    ..To assess the performance of a generic health-related quality of life (HRQOL) measure in a rheumatology clinic population...
  18. ncbi request reprint Use of the Trust in Physician Scale in patients with rheumatic disease: psychometric properties and correlates of trust in the rheumatologist
    Janet K Freburger
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7590, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 49:51-8. 2003
    ..To assess the psychometric properties of the Trust in Physician Scale and to identify variables associated with patients' trust in their rheumatologist...
  19. doi request reprint First item response theory analysis on Tampa Scale for Kinesiophobia (fear of movement) in arthritis
    Thelma J Mielenz
    Thurston Arthritis Research Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7280, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 63:315-20. 2010
    ..To conduct the initial modern measurement theory analyses because of its many advantages on the Tampa Scale for Kinesiophobia and emerging evidence suggesting that fear of movement influences functional disability in people with arthritis...
  20. pmc Identifying supports and barriers to physical activity in patients at risk for diabetes
    Katrina E Donahue
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Department of Family Medicine, Campus Box 7595 Manning Dr, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 3:A119. 2006
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  21. pmc Prevalence of hip symptoms and radiographic and symptomatic hip osteoarthritis in African Americans and Caucasians: the Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project
    Joanne M Jordan
    Thurston Arthritis Research Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 7280, 3300 Thurston Building, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7280, USA
    J Rheumatol 36:809-15. 2009
    ..To report contemporary estimates of the prevalence of hip-related osteoarthritis (OA) outcomes in African Americans and Caucasians aged>or=45 years...
  22. ncbi request reprint Survey of osteoporosis preventive care in community family medicine settings
    Margaret L Gourlay
    Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7595, USA
    Fam Med 38:724-30. 2006
    ..This study's objective was to document and describe osteoporosis preventive care for women age 45 years and older in community family medicine practices...
  23. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of knee symptoms and radiographic and symptomatic knee osteoarthritis in African Americans and Caucasians: the Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project
    Joanne M Jordan
    Thurston Arthritis Research Center and Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7280, USA
    J Rheumatol 34:172-80. 2007
    ..To report contemporary estimates of the prevalence of knee-related osteoarthritis (OA) outcomes in African Americans and Caucasians aged > or = 45 years...
  24. ncbi request reprint Racial disparities in health between white and African American family practice patients: clinical implications
    Remy R Coeytaux
    Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7595, USA
    N C Med J 65:330-4. 2004
    ..To identify differences in self-reported health status and prevalence of chronic disease between African American and white patients...
  25. ncbi request reprint Osteoporosis preventive care in white and black women in community family medicine settings
    Margaret L Gourlay
    Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7595, USA
    South Med J 100:677-82. 2007
    ..Osteoporosis has been studied predominantly in white postmenopausal women...
  26. ncbi request reprint Community and environmental factors and arthritis outcomes
    Joanne M Jordan
    Division of Rheumatology, Allergy, and Immunology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hil 27599, USA
    N C Med J 68:439-43. 2007
  27. doi request reprint Arthritis patients' perceptions of rheumatologists' participatory decision-making style and communication about complementary and alternative medicine
    Betsy Sleath
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 59:416-21. 2008
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  28. doi request reprint Use of conventional and nonconventional treatments for osteoarthritis in the family medicine setting
    Betsy Sleath
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
    South Med J 101:252-9. 2008
    ....
  29. pmc Associations of perceived neighborhood environment on health status outcomes in persons with arthritis
    Kathryn Remmes Martin
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 62:1602-11. 2010
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  30. doi request reprint Clues on the MDHAQ to identify patients with fibromyalgia and similar chronic pain conditions
    Theodore Pincus
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Rheum Dis Clin North Am 35:865-9, xii. 2009
    ..Data from the MDHAQ provide clues to the presence of fibromyalgia/chronic pain conditions, including patients with inflammatory diseases who also have concomitant fibromyalgia/chronic pain conditions...
  31. pmc The People with Arthritis Can Exercise (PACE) program: a qualitative evaluation of participant satisfaction
    Britta Schoster
    Thurston Arthritis Research Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7280, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 2:A11. 2005
    ..This qualitative study was designed to assess participant satisfaction with the program and examine motivators and barriers to attending program classes...
  32. ncbi request reprint Early-onset arthritis in retired National Football League players
    Yvonne M Golightly
    Dept of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    J Phys Act Health 6:638-43. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the prevalence and determinants of arthritis and osteoarthritis in retired professional football players...
  33. ncbi request reprint Patient questionnaires and formal education level as prospective predictors of mortality over 10 years in 97% of 1416 patients with rheumatoid arthritis from 15 United States private practices
    Theodore Pincus
    Division of Rheumatology and Immunology, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232 4500, USA
    J Rheumatol 31:229-34. 2004
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  34. ncbi request reprint Perceived barriers to physical activity among North Carolinians with arthritis: findings from a mixed-methodology approach
    Kathryn Remmes Martin
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, Thurston Arthritis Research Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 27599, USA
    N C Med J 68:404-12. 2007
    ..A goal of the North Carolina Arthritis Plan is to reduce arthritis burden through regular physical activity. We identified community and personal factors that influence physical activity in individuals with arthritis...
  35. doi request reprint A Standard Protocol to Evaluate Rheumatoid Arthritis (SPERA) for efficient capture of essential data from a patient and a health professional in a uniform "scientific" format
    Theodore Pincus
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York University School of Medicine, 301 East 17th Street, Room 1608, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Rheum Dis Clin North Am 35:843-50, xi. 2009
    ..The SPERA is presented as an example of a possible approach to develop a uniform common format for collecting core data in usual clinical care...
  36. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with potential medication-herb/natural product interactions in a rural community
    Susan J Blalock
    Division of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Altern Ther Health Med 15:26-34. 2009
    ..Use of both conventional medicines and herbs/natural products are increasing in the United States. Consequently, individuals are more likely to be exposed to potentially harmful interactions between these products...
  37. doi request reprint Criterion contamination of depression scales in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: the need for interpretation of patient questionnaires (as all clinical measures) in the context of all information about the patient
    Theodore Pincus
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York University School of Medicine, 301 East 17th Street, Room 1608, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Rheum Dis Clin North Am 35:861-4, xi-xii. 2009
    ..The BDI was revised in 1996, as the Beck Depression Inventory-II (BDI-II), to eliminate the items reflecting somatic disease...
  38. ncbi request reprint A randomized, controlled trial of acupuncture for chronic daily headache
    Remy R Coeytaux
    UNC School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC27599 7595, USA
    Headache 45:1113-23. 2005
    ..Approximately 4% of adults experience headaches nearly every day. Nonpharmacologic interventions for frequent headaches may be appropriate because medical management alone is often ineffective...

Research Grants4

  1. Individual & Community Social Determinants of Osteoarthritis Outcomes
    Leigh Callahan; Fiscal Year: 2009
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  2. Individual & Community Social Determinants of Osteoarthritis Outcomes
    LEIGH FLEMING CALLAHAN; Fiscal Year: 2010
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  3. Social Determinants of Outcomes in African Americans with Rheumatoid Arthritis
    LEIGH FLEMING CALLAHAN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..A better understanding of these issues will provide an invaluable foundation for designing clinical interventions and creating policies to reduce these gaps. ..