Matthew S Freiberg

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Preference for wine is associated with lower hip fracture incidence in post-menopausal women
    Jessica T Kubo
    Quantitative Sciences Unit, Stanford University School of Medicine, 1070 Arastradero Road, Palo Alto, Stanford, CA 94304, USA
    BMC Womens Health 13:36. 2013
  2. pmc HIV infection, antiretroviral therapy initiation and longitudinal changes in biomarkers of organ function
    Kaku A So-Armah
    230 McKee Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Curr HIV Res 12:50-9. 2014
  3. pmc Human immunodeficiency virus, hepatitis C, and inflammatory biomarkers in individuals with alcohol problems: a cross-sectional study
    Kaku A Armah
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 13:399. 2013
  4. doi request reprint HIV infection and the risk of acute myocardial infarction
    Matthew S Freiberg
    University of Pittsburgh School ofMedicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    JAMA Intern Med 173:614-22. 2013
  5. pmc The risk of incident coronary heart disease among veterans with and without HIV and hepatitis C
    Matthew S Freiberg
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 230 McKee Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 4:425-32. 2011
  6. pmc The association between alcohol consumption and prevalent cardiovascular diseases among HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected men
    Matthew S Freiberg
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 53:247-53. 2010
  7. pmc Alcohol consumption, hypertension, and total mortality among women
    Matthew S Freiberg
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Hypertens 22:1212-8. 2009
  8. pmc The association between the receipt of lipid lowering therapy and HIV status among veterans who met NCEP/ATP III criteria for the receipt of lipid lowering medication
    Matthew S Freiberg
    University of Pittsburgh, Center for Research on Health Care, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:334-40. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Abdominal aortic aneurysms, increasing infrarenal aortic diameter, and risk of total mortality and incident cardiovascular disease events: 10-year follow-up data from the Cardiovascular Health Study
    Matthew S Freiberg
    University of Pittsburgh, 230 McKee Place, Suite 600, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Circulation 117:1010-7. 2008
  10. doi request reprint BMI vs. waist circumference for identifying vascular risk
    Matthew S Freiberg
    Center for Research on Health Care, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:463-9. 2008

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. pmc Preference for wine is associated with lower hip fracture incidence in post-menopausal women
    Jessica T Kubo
    Quantitative Sciences Unit, Stanford University School of Medicine, 1070 Arastradero Road, Palo Alto, Stanford, CA 94304, USA
    BMC Womens Health 13:36. 2013
    ..This study seeks to examine the relationship between alcohol consumption, with a focus on type of alcohol consumed (e.g. beer, wine, or hard liquor) and hip fracture risk in post-menopausal women...
  2. pmc HIV infection, antiretroviral therapy initiation and longitudinal changes in biomarkers of organ function
    Kaku A So-Armah
    230 McKee Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Curr HIV Res 12:50-9. 2014
    ..We investigated longitudinal changes in clinical biomarkers following 1) HIV infection and 2) ART initiation with evidence of viral suppression...
  3. pmc Human immunodeficiency virus, hepatitis C, and inflammatory biomarkers in individuals with alcohol problems: a cross-sectional study
    Kaku A Armah
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 13:399. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that 1) detectable HIV/HCV RNA was independently associated with increased inflammation; 2) a composite inflammation measure describes inflammation differently from single inflammatory biomarkers...
  4. doi request reprint HIV infection and the risk of acute myocardial infarction
    Matthew S Freiberg
    University of Pittsburgh School ofMedicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    JAMA Intern Med 173:614-22. 2013
    ....
  5. pmc The risk of incident coronary heart disease among veterans with and without HIV and hepatitis C
    Matthew S Freiberg
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 230 McKee Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 4:425-32. 2011
    ....
  6. pmc The association between alcohol consumption and prevalent cardiovascular diseases among HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected men
    Matthew S Freiberg
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 53:247-53. 2010
    ..To determine whether alcohol consumption is associated with cardiovascular disease (CVD) among HIV-infected veterans...
  7. pmc Alcohol consumption, hypertension, and total mortality among women
    Matthew S Freiberg
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Hypertens 22:1212-8. 2009
    ..Whether moderate alcohol consumption is associated with a reduced risk of total mortality among African-American or hypertensive women is unclear...
  8. pmc The association between the receipt of lipid lowering therapy and HIV status among veterans who met NCEP/ATP III criteria for the receipt of lipid lowering medication
    Matthew S Freiberg
    University of Pittsburgh, Center for Research on Health Care, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:334-40. 2009
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Abdominal aortic aneurysms, increasing infrarenal aortic diameter, and risk of total mortality and incident cardiovascular disease events: 10-year follow-up data from the Cardiovascular Health Study
    Matthew S Freiberg
    University of Pittsburgh, 230 McKee Place, Suite 600, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Circulation 117:1010-7. 2008
    ....
  10. doi request reprint BMI vs. waist circumference for identifying vascular risk
    Matthew S Freiberg
    Center for Research on Health Care, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:463-9. 2008
    ..0 and 34.9 kg/m(2). We investigated the relative contributions of BMI and WC toward identifying risk of adverse vascular events in a community-based sample...
  11. pmc The association between hepatitis C infection and prevalent cardiovascular disease among HIV-infected individuals
    Matthew S Freiberg
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    AIDS 21:193-7. 2007
    ..To examine the association between hepatitis C and prevalent cardiovascular disease (CVD) among HIV-infected individuals...
  12. pmc Validating smoking data from the Veteran's Affairs Health Factors dataset, an electronic data source
    Kathleen A McGinnis
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, 7180 Highland Drive 151C H, Pittsburgh, PA 15206 4900, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 13:1233-9. 2011
    ..We assessed smoking data from the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) electronic medical record (EMR) Health Factors dataset...
  13. pmc Risk of heart failure with human immunodeficiency virus in the absence of prior diagnosis of coronary heart disease
    Adeel A Butt
    Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Arch Intern Med 171:737-43. 2011
    ..Whether human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection is a risk factor for heart failure (HF) is not clear. The presence of coronary heart disease and alcohol consumption in this population may confound this association...
  14. doi request reprint Liver fibrosis progression in hepatitis C virus infection after seroconversion
    Adeel A Butt
    Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania2VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    JAMA Intern Med 175:178-85. 2015
    ..Knowing the rate of liver fibrosis progression in hepatitis C virus (HCV)-infected persons can help inform patients and providers (clinicians, medical institutions or organizations, and third-party payers) in making treatment decisions...
  15. doi request reprint Depression and human immunodeficiency virus infection are risk factors for incident heart failure among veterans: Veterans Aging Cohort Study
    Jessica R White
    From Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, PA J R W Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA C C H C Department of Medicine, Boston University, MA K A S A Department of Psychology, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis J C S, T K Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis S K G Hamad Healthcare Quality Institute, Doha, Qatar A A B Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar A A B VA Medical Center, Washington, DC C L G Division of Infectious Diseases, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA D R Atlanta VA Medical Center, Decatur, GA D R Infectious Diseases Section, Michael E DeBakey VAMC and Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX M C R B UCLA School of Medicine and Division of General Medicine, Greater Los Angeles VA Healthcare System, CA D A L Department of Medicine, VA North Texas Health Care System, Dallas R J B Division of Cardiology, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore J S G Department of Medical and Clinical Psychology, Tilburg University, The Netherlands W J K Department of Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore S S G Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute, Torrance, CA M J B Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville
    Circulation 132:1630-8. 2015
    ..Depression, a common comorbidity, may further increase the risk of HF among adults with HIV infection (HIV+). We assessed the association between HIV, depression, and incident HF...
  16. pmc HIV status and the risk of ischemic stroke among men
    Jason J Sico
    From the VA Connecticut Health Care System J J S, A C J, M S, K M, West Haven Veterans Administration Medical Center, West Haven Yale University School of Medicine J J S, K S A, A C J, New Haven, CT University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine C C H C, K L K, A A B University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health C C H C, L H K, Pittsburgh, PA Boston Medical Center E H, MA Emory University School of Medicine and Atlanta Veterans Administration Medical Center D R, Atlanta, GA David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and the VA Greater Los Angeles Health Care System M B G, D L, Los Angeles, CA VA Pittsburgh Health Care System A A B, Pittsburgh, PA Michael E DeBakey Veterans Administration Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine M C R B, Houston, TX Washington DC Veterans Administration Medical Center and George Washington University School of Medicine C G, Washington, DC James J Peters VA S T B, Bronx Mount Sinai School of Medicine S T B, New York, NY Boston University School of Medicine J S, MA Center for the Assessment of Pharmaceutical Practices L K, Department of Health Policy and Management, Boston University School of Public Health Center for Healthcare Organization and Implementation Research L K, a Center for Innovation, Veterans Administration Medical Center, Bedford, MA National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism K B, Bethesda, Germany
    Neurology 84:1933-40. 2015
    ..Given conflicting data regarding the association of HIV infection and ischemic stroke risk, we sought to determine whether HIV infection conferred an increased ischemic stroke risk among male veterans...
  17. pmc CD8+ T-cells count in acute myocardial infarction in HIV disease in a predominantly male cohort
    Oluwatosin A Badejo
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, UPMC Montefiore Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Biomed Res Int 2015:246870. 2015
    ..CD8+ T-cell counts may add additional AMI risk stratification information beyond that provided by CD4+ T-cell counts alone...
  18. pmc HIV infection, cardiovascular disease risk factor profile, and risk for acute myocardial infarction
    Anne Lise Paisible
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA Departments of Biostatistics Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT Department of Medicine, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, CA David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA Harbor UCLA Medical Center and Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute, Los Angeles, CA VA Medical Center Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA Infectious Disease Section, Department of Medicine, VA North Texas Health Care System, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX Infectious Diseases Section, Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA VA Medical Center and George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC Department of Internal Medicine, The Mount Sinai Medical Center Bronx Veterans Affairs Medical Center, NY Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA Department of Biostatistics, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Institute of Research of the Santa Creu i Sant Pau Hospital
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 68:209-16. 2015
    ..Traditional cardiovascular disease risk factors (CVDRFs) increase the risk of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) among HIV-infected (HIV+) participants. We assessed the association between HIV and incident AMI within CVDRF strata...
  19. pmc Inflammatory cytokines and mortality in a cohort of HIV-infected adults with alcohol problems
    Daniel Fuster
    aClinical Addiction Research and Education CARE Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine bDepartment of Biostatistics cData Coordinating Center, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts dDepartment of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health eDivision of General Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania fDepartment of Epidemiology gDepartment of Community Health Sciences, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    AIDS 28:1059-64. 2014
    ..HIV infection leads to chronic inflammation and alterations in levels of inflammatory cytokines. The association between cytokine levels and mortality in HIV infection is not fully understood...
  20. doi request reprint Risk factors for sudden cardiac death in post-menopausal women
    Monica L Bertoia
    Department of Epidemiology, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 60:2674-82. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to estimate the annual incidence rate of sudden cardiac death (SCD) and to identify risk factors for SCD in post-menopausal women...
  21. pmc Duration of lactation and risk factors for maternal cardiovascular disease
    Eleanor Bimla Schwarz
    Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 113:974-82. 2009
    ..To examine dose-response relationships between the cumulative number of months women lactated and postmenopausal risk factors for cardiovascular disease...
  22. doi request reprint Association of COPD With Risk for Pulmonary Infections Requiring Hospitalization in HIV-Infected Veterans
    Engi F Attia
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA Veterans Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, CT Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Healthcare System, Seattle, WA Department of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, CT, and Department of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT Department of Medicine and Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, and Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar Department of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System and David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA Infectious Diseases Section, Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas Department of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and Nashville Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Nashville, TN James J Peters Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Department of Medicine, Bronx and Department of Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mt Sinai, New York, NY Department of Medicine, Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Israel
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 70:280-8. 2015
    ..We sought to determine whether chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is an independent risk factor for different pulmonary infections requiring hospitalization among HIV+ patients...
  23. doi request reprint Therapy for hepatitis C virus infection increases survival of patients with pretreatment anemia
    Arpan Mohanty
    Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 11:741-7.e3. 2013
    ..However, among those who are treated for HCV infection, the effect of treatment on mortality is not clear...
  24. pmc Rheumatoid Arthritis, Anti-Cyclic Citrullinated Peptide Positivity, and Cardiovascular Disease Risk in the Women's Health Initiative
    Rachel H Mackey
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    Arthritis Rheumatol 67:2311-22. 2015
    ....
  25. pmc Focus on the heart: alcohol consumption, HIV infection, and cardiovascular disease
    Matthew S Freiberg
    Center for Research on Health Care, University of Pittsburgh, all in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    Alcohol Res Health 33:237-46. 2010
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Estimated risks for developing obesity in the Framingham Heart Study
    Ramachandran S Vasan
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute s Framingham Heart Study, Framingham 01702 5803, USA
    Ann Intern Med 143:473-80. 2005
    ..The short- and long-term risks for developing overweight or obesity are unknown...
  27. pmc Abdominal aortic aneurysm events in the women's health initiative: cohort study
    Frank A Lederle
    VA Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    BMJ 337:a1724. 2008
    ..To assess the association between potential risk factors and subsequent clinically important abdominal aortic aneurysm events (repairs and ruptures) in women...