BEN STEVEN GERBER

Summary

Affiliation: University of Illinois at Chicago
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Design of a trial to evaluate the impact of clinical pharmacists and community health promoters working with African-Americans and Latinos with diabetes
    Ben S Gerber
    Institute for Health Research and Policy, 1747 West Roosevelt Rd, M C 275, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    BMC Public Health 12:891. 2012
  2. pmc A diabetes education multimedia program in the waiting room setting
    Mohammad A Khan
    Department of Internal Medicine Primary Care, Care Improvement Collaborative Strategies to Advance Rational Therapy Clinic, Stroger Cook County Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Diabetes Ther 2:178-88. 2011
  3. pmc Racial differences in medication adherence: A cross-sectional study of Medicare enrollees
    Ben S Gerber
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Jesse Brown Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 8:136-45. 2010
  4. doi request reprint A pharmacist and health promoter team to improve medication adherence among Latinos with diabetes
    Ben S Gerber
    Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 44:70-9. 2010
  5. pmc Mobile phone text messaging to promote healthy behaviors and weight loss maintenance: a feasibility study
    Ben S Gerber
    Institute for Health Research and Policy M C 275, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    Health Informatics J 15:17-25. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of an internet diabetes self-management training program for adolescents and young adults
    Ben S Gerber
    Section of Health Promotion Research, Department of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60608, USA
    Diabetes Technol Ther 9:60-7. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint The assessment of diabetes knowledge and self-efficacy in a diverse population using Rasch measurement
    Ben S Gerber
    Section of Health Promotion Research, University of Illinois, Chicago, 60608, USA
    J Appl Meas 7:55-73. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Implementation and evaluation of a low-literacy diabetes education computer multimedia application
    Ben S Gerber
    Department of Medicine, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:1574-80. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Using Rasch measurement to investigate the cross-form equivalence and clinical utility of Spanish and English versions of a diabetes questionnaire: a pilot study
    Ben Gerber
    University of Illinois at Chicago, 60612 7323, USA
    J Appl Meas 3:243-71. 2002
  10. pmc The patient physician relationship in the Internet age: future prospects and the research agenda
    B S Gerber
    Section of General Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Med Internet Res 3:E15. 2001

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. pmc Design of a trial to evaluate the impact of clinical pharmacists and community health promoters working with African-Americans and Latinos with diabetes
    Ben S Gerber
    Institute for Health Research and Policy, 1747 West Roosevelt Rd, M C 275, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    BMC Public Health 12:891. 2012
    ..This study will evaluate the impact of HPs as a complement to pharmacist management in a randomized controlled trial...
  2. pmc A diabetes education multimedia program in the waiting room setting
    Mohammad A Khan
    Department of Internal Medicine Primary Care, Care Improvement Collaborative Strategies to Advance Rational Therapy Clinic, Stroger Cook County Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Diabetes Ther 2:178-88. 2011
    ..This study evaluated the impact of a waiting room-administered, low-literacy, computer multimedia diabetes education program on patient self-management and provider intensification of therapy...
  3. pmc Racial differences in medication adherence: A cross-sectional study of Medicare enrollees
    Ben S Gerber
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Jesse Brown Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 8:136-45. 2010
    ..Racial differences in adherence to prescribed medication regimens have been reported among the elderly. It remains unclear, however, whether these differences persist after controlling for confounding variables...
  4. doi request reprint A pharmacist and health promoter team to improve medication adherence among Latinos with diabetes
    Ben S Gerber
    Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 44:70-9. 2010
    ..There is a need to improve blood glucose levels of underserved Latino patients with uncontrolled diabetes...
  5. pmc Mobile phone text messaging to promote healthy behaviors and weight loss maintenance: a feasibility study
    Ben S Gerber
    Institute for Health Research and Policy M C 275, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    Health Informatics J 15:17-25. 2009
    ..This study demonstrated early feasibility and acceptability of text messaging as a method for promoting healthy behaviors for weight maintenance...
  6. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of an internet diabetes self-management training program for adolescents and young adults
    Ben S Gerber
    Section of Health Promotion Research, Department of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60608, USA
    Diabetes Technol Ther 9:60-7. 2007
    ..This article describes the pilot phase of an Internet program to assist these individuals who are transitioning to adult-centered medical care...
  7. ncbi request reprint The assessment of diabetes knowledge and self-efficacy in a diverse population using Rasch measurement
    Ben S Gerber
    Section of Health Promotion Research, University of Illinois, Chicago, 60608, USA
    J Appl Meas 7:55-73. 2006
    ..68, p = .008). Current knowledge deficits and perceptions of self-management may be estimated visually through variable mapping, which may help in individualizing informational needs for people with diabetes...
  8. ncbi request reprint Implementation and evaluation of a low-literacy diabetes education computer multimedia application
    Ben S Gerber
    Department of Medicine, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:1574-80. 2005
    ..To evaluate a clinic-based multimedia intervention for diabetes education targeting individuals with low health literacy levels in a diverse population...
  9. ncbi request reprint Using Rasch measurement to investigate the cross-form equivalence and clinical utility of Spanish and English versions of a diabetes questionnaire: a pilot study
    Ben Gerber
    University of Illinois at Chicago, 60612 7323, USA
    J Appl Meas 3:243-71. 2002
    ..Limitations of the study and suggested refinements of the Diabetes Questionnaire are discussed...
  10. pmc The patient physician relationship in the Internet age: future prospects and the research agenda
    B S Gerber
    Section of General Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Med Internet Res 3:E15. 2001
    ..However, further research is necessary to understand these differences in the patient physician relationship along with their corresponding effects on patient and physician satisfaction as well as clinical outcomes...
  11. ncbi request reprint Predictors of urinary tract infection based on artificial neural networks and genetic algorithms
    Paul S Heckerling
    Department of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Int J Med Inform 76:289-96. 2007
    ..Among women who present with urinary complaints, only 50% are found to have urinary tract infection. Individual urinary symptoms and urinalysis are not sufficiently accurate to discriminate those with and without the diagnosis...
  12. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial to increase physical activity and reduce obesity in a predominantly African American group of women with mobility disabilities and severe obesity
    James H Rimmer
    Center on Health Promotion Research for Persons With Disabilities, Department of Disability and Human Development, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1640 West Roosevelt Rd, Chicago, IL 60608 6904, USA
    Prev Med 48:473-9. 2009
    ..This randomized controlled trial tested a tailored, telephone-based physical activity coaching intervention for a predominantly African American group of women with severe obesity and mobility disability...
  13. ncbi request reprint Use of genetic algorithms for neural networks to predict community-acquired pneumonia
    Paul S Heckerling
    Department of Medicine M C 787, University of Illinois, 840 South Wood Street, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Artif Intell Med 30:71-84. 2004
    ..We used genetic algorithms to search for optimal hidden-layer architectures, connectivity, and training parameters for ANN for predicting community-acquired pneumonia among patients with respiratory complaints...
  14. ncbi request reprint Prediction of community-acquired pneumonia using artificial neural networks
    Paul S Heckerling
    Department of Medicine, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Med Decis Making 23:112-21. 2003
    ..The authors used ANN to predict the presence or absence of pneumonia among patients presenting to the emergency department with acute respiratory complaints and compared the results with those obtained using logistic regression modeling...
  15. doi request reprint Barrier removal in increasing physical activity levels in obese African American women with disabilities
    James H Rimmer
    Department of Disability and Human Development, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60608 6904, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 19:1869-76. 2010
    ..This pilot study examined the effectiveness of a telephone-based intervention to increase physical activity in obese African American women with mobility disabilities by targeting the removal of barriers to participation...

Research Grants2

  1. Telehealth for Weight Maintenance of African-American Women
    Ben Gerber; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..An additional study would then be necessary to determine the ultimate public health impact of the technology, with further consideration given to cost and long-term effectiveness in weight maintenance. ..