Robert Cook

Summary

Affiliation: University of Florida
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc College students and use of K2: an emerging drug of abuse in young persons
    Xingdi Hu
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 6:16. 2011
  2. pmc Home screening for sexually transmitted diseases in high-risk young women: randomised controlled trial
    Robert L Cook
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, Florida, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 83:286-91. 2007
  3. pmc Erectile dysfunction drug receipt, risky sexual behavior and sexually transmitted diseases in HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected men
    Robert L Cook
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Florida, PO Box 100231, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:115-21. 2010
  4. pmc Preferred characteristics of vaginal microbicides in women with bacterial vaginosis
    Robert L Cook
    University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:1163-7. 2009
  5. pmc Longitudinal trends in hazardous alcohol consumption among women with human immunodeficiency virus infection, 1995-2006
    Robert L Cook
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Florida, Gainesville, 32607, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 169:1025-32. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Factors associated with initiation and completion of human papillomavirus vaccine series among young women enrolled in Medicaid
    Robert L Cook
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    J Adolesc Health 47:596-9. 2010
  7. pmc Demographic and clinical factors associated with persistent symptoms after West Nile virus infection
    Robert L Cook
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 83:1133-6. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Racial differences in the effects of postnatal environmental tobacco smoke on neurodevelopment
    Xiaohui Xu
    University of Florida, College of Public Health and Health Professions, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, 101 S Newell Dr, Room 3116, Gainesville, FL 32610 0182, USA
    Pediatrics 126:705-11. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Studying associations between urinary metabolites of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) and cardiovascular diseases in the United States
    Xiaohui Xu
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, College of Public Health and Health Professions, University of Florida, FL, USA
    Sci Total Environ 408:4943-8. 2010
  10. pmc Sexual partner characteristics and sexually transmitted diseases among adolescents and young adults
    Stephanie A S Staras
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, School of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32608, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 36:232-8. 2009

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. pmc College students and use of K2: an emerging drug of abuse in young persons
    Xingdi Hu
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 6:16. 2011
    ..This study's aims were to examine prevalence of ever K2 use among a sample of college students, to determine characteristics of persons who use K2, and to access the association between K2 and other drug use...
  2. pmc Home screening for sexually transmitted diseases in high-risk young women: randomised controlled trial
    Robert L Cook
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, Florida, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 83:286-91. 2007
    ..Home screening tests could eliminate several barriers to testing sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)...
  3. pmc Erectile dysfunction drug receipt, risky sexual behavior and sexually transmitted diseases in HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected men
    Robert L Cook
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Florida, PO Box 100231, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:115-21. 2010
    ..Health care providers may be concerned that prescribing erectile dysfunction drugs (EDD) will contribute to risky sexual behavior...
  4. pmc Preferred characteristics of vaginal microbicides in women with bacterial vaginosis
    Robert L Cook
    University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:1163-7. 2009
    ..Our objectives were to determine product attributes associated with willingness to use a vaginal microbicide and whether product preferences varied according to participant characteristics...
  5. pmc Longitudinal trends in hazardous alcohol consumption among women with human immunodeficiency virus infection, 1995-2006
    Robert L Cook
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Florida, Gainesville, 32607, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 169:1025-32. 2009
    ..Approximately 1 in 5 of the women met criteria for hazardous drinking. Interventions to identify and address hazardous drinking among HIV-positive women are urgently needed...
  6. doi request reprint Factors associated with initiation and completion of human papillomavirus vaccine series among young women enrolled in Medicaid
    Robert L Cook
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    J Adolesc Health 47:596-9. 2010
    ....
  7. pmc Demographic and clinical factors associated with persistent symptoms after West Nile virus infection
    Robert L Cook
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 83:1133-6. 2010
    ..In conclusion, persistent symptoms persisted in most persons for more than six months after symptomatic WNV infection. Improved strategies for prevention and treatment are needed...
  8. doi request reprint Racial differences in the effects of postnatal environmental tobacco smoke on neurodevelopment
    Xiaohui Xu
    University of Florida, College of Public Health and Health Professions, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, 101 S Newell Dr, Room 3116, Gainesville, FL 32610 0182, USA
    Pediatrics 126:705-11. 2010
    ..We further investigated the interactions of race and serum cotinine levels with ADHD...
  9. doi request reprint Studying associations between urinary metabolites of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) and cardiovascular diseases in the United States
    Xiaohui Xu
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, College of Public Health and Health Professions, University of Florida, FL, USA
    Sci Total Environ 408:4943-8. 2010
    ..e. 2-hydroxyfluorene) also showed a marginally significant linear trend with self-report CVD (p for trend=0.07). Further studies are necessary to explore the associations between these highly prevalent pollutants and CVD...
  10. pmc Sexual partner characteristics and sexually transmitted diseases among adolescents and young adults
    Stephanie A S Staras
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, School of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32608, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 36:232-8. 2009
    ..Among adolescents and young adults, the extent that partner characteristics account for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in context of individual sexual activities and demographic characteristics is unclear...
  11. pmc From the NIH: proceedings of a workshop on the importance of self-obtained vaginal specimens for detection of sexually transmitted infections
    Marcia M Hobbs
    Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 35:8-13. 2008
    ..Similarly, SOVs should be explored for use in the diagnosis of other sexually transmitted pathogens...
  12. ncbi request reprint Systematic review: noninvasive testing for Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae
    Robert L Cook
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Ann Intern Med 142:914-25. 2005
    ..Testing of urine samples is noninvasive and could overcome several barriers to screening for chlamydial and gonococcal infections, but most test samples are obtained directly from the cervix or urethra...
  13. pmc Cost comparisons between home- and clinic-based testing for sexually transmitted diseases in high-risk young women
    Kenneth J Smith
    Section of Decision Sciences and Clinical Systems Modeling, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol 2007:62467. 2007
    ..A home testing program could be cost saving, depending on whether changes in clinic testing frequency occur when home testing is available...
  14. ncbi request reprint Time from sexually transmitted infection acquisition to pelvic inflammatory disease development: influence on the cost-effectiveness of different screening intervals
    Kenneth J Smith
    School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Value Health 10:358-66. 2007
    ..Nevertheless, the time from STI acquisition to PID development, possibly an important factor to consider in screening interval choice, is unknown and its influence on the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of screening is unclear...
  15. pmc Alcohol screening in young persons attending a sexually transmitted disease clinic. Comparison of AUDIT, CRAFFT, and CAGE instruments
    Robert L Cook
    Division of General Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:1-6. 2005
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint High prevalence of sexually transmitted diseases in young women seeking HIV testing in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Robert L Cook
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 31:67-72. 2004
    ..Few data are available on the prevalence of and risk factors for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) other than HIV in Brazil...
  17. pmc Smoking cessation in a homeless population: there is a will, but is there a way?
    Sharon E Connor
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy, PA 15213, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:369-72. 2002
    ..3 vs 4.9; P <.001). The findings suggest an urgent need to develop and implement smoking cessation programs for homeless persons...

Research Grants3

  1. Pharmacotherapy to reduce hazardous drinking in HIV-infected women
    Robert L Cook; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Second, we will identify factors related to the acceptability and feasibility of pharmacologic treatment in a group of women at increased risk for alcohol-related health outcomes. ..
  2. Pharmacotherapy to reduce hazardous drinking in HIV-infected women
    Robert Cook; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Second, we will identify factors related to the acceptability and feasibility of pharmacologic treatment in a group of women at increased risk for alcohol-related health outcomes. ..
  3. Pharmacotherapy to reduce hazardous drinking in HIV-infected women
    Robert L Cook; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Second, we will identify factors related to the acceptability and feasibility of pharmacologic treatment in a group of women at increased risk for alcohol-related health outcomes. ..