Robert Gramling

Summary

Affiliation: University of Rochester
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Latent classes of prognosis conversations in palliative care: a mixed-methods study
    Robert Gramling
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, USA
    J Palliat Med 16:653-60. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Direct observation of prognosis communication in palliative care: a descriptive study
    Robert Gramling
    University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 14620, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 45:202-12. 2013
  3. pmc Family history of later-onset breast cancer, breast healthy behavior and invasive breast cancer among postmenopausal women: a cohort study
    Robert Gramling
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 12:R82. 2010
  4. pmc Is the association between optimistic cardiovascular risk perceptions and lower rates of cardiovascular disease mortality explained by biomarkers of systemic inflammation or endothelial function? A case-cohort study
    Robert Gramling
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester, 1381 South Avenue, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    Biopsychosoc Med 4:11. 2010
  5. pmc Hormone replacement therapy, family history, and breast cancer risk among postmenopausal women
    Robert Gramling
    Department of Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Epidemiology 20:752-6. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Racial distribution of patient population and family physician endorsed importance of screening patients for inherited predisposition to cancer
    Robert Gramling
    University of Rochester, School of Medicine and Dentistry, Center to Improve Communications in Health Care, Famioly Medicine Research Programs, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 20:50-4. 2009
  7. pmc Self-rated cardiovascular risk and 15-year cardiovascular mortality
    Robert Gramling
    Center for Primary Care and Prevention, Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA
    Ann Fam Med 6:302-6. 2008
  8. pmc Family history assessment: impact on disease risk perceptions
    Catharine Wang
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Am J Prev Med 43:392-8. 2012
  9. pmc Effect of preventive messages tailored to family history on health behaviors: the Family Healthware Impact Trial
    Mack T Ruffin
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Ann Fam Med 9:3-11. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Palliative care communication: linking patients' prognoses, values, and goals of care
    Sally A Norton
    School of Nursing, University of Rochester, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box SON, Rochester, NY, 14642
    Res Nurs Health 36:582-90. 2013

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. pmc Latent classes of prognosis conversations in palliative care: a mixed-methods study
    Robert Gramling
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, USA
    J Palliat Med 16:653-60. 2013
    ..This study empirically identifies and describes major types of prognosis conversations that occur in the natural setting of PC consultation...
  2. doi request reprint Direct observation of prognosis communication in palliative care: a descriptive study
    Robert Gramling
    University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 14620, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 45:202-12. 2013
    ..Palliative care (PC) consultations result in improved patient understanding of prognosis and better quality of life, yet the content and processes of prognosis communication during PC consultations remain unknown...
  3. pmc Family history of later-onset breast cancer, breast healthy behavior and invasive breast cancer among postmenopausal women: a cohort study
    Robert Gramling
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 12:R82. 2010
    ....
  4. pmc Is the association between optimistic cardiovascular risk perceptions and lower rates of cardiovascular disease mortality explained by biomarkers of systemic inflammation or endothelial function? A case-cohort study
    Robert Gramling
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester, 1381 South Avenue, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    Biopsychosoc Med 4:11. 2010
    ..e. inflammation or endothelial dysfunction)...
  5. pmc Hormone replacement therapy, family history, and breast cancer risk among postmenopausal women
    Robert Gramling
    Department of Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Epidemiology 20:752-6. 2009
    ..We investigated whether the risk difference for invasive breast cancer attributable to estrogen plus progesterone replacement therapy is greater among women with a first-degree family history of the disease...
  6. doi request reprint Racial distribution of patient population and family physician endorsed importance of screening patients for inherited predisposition to cancer
    Robert Gramling
    University of Rochester, School of Medicine and Dentistry, Center to Improve Communications in Health Care, Famioly Medicine Research Programs, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 20:50-4. 2009
    ..More research is necessary to confirm these findings and to determine whether these factors affect disparities in genetic testing and health outcomes...
  7. pmc Self-rated cardiovascular risk and 15-year cardiovascular mortality
    Robert Gramling
    Center for Primary Care and Prevention, Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA
    Ann Fam Med 6:302-6. 2008
    ..We evaluated whether lower self-ratings of CVD risk are associated with lower rates of CVD death after addressing potential confounding by an extensive set of social and biologic CVD risk factors...
  8. pmc Family history assessment: impact on disease risk perceptions
    Catharine Wang
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Am J Prev Med 43:392-8. 2012
    ..The Family Healthware Impact Trial (FHITr) set out to examine the clinical utility of presenting personalized preventive messages tailored to family history risk for improving health behaviors...
  9. pmc Effect of preventive messages tailored to family history on health behaviors: the Family Healthware Impact Trial
    Mack T Ruffin
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Ann Fam Med 9:3-11. 2011
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Palliative care communication: linking patients' prognoses, values, and goals of care
    Sally A Norton
    School of Nursing, University of Rochester, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box SON, Rochester, NY, 14642
    Res Nurs Health 36:582-90. 2013
    ..The findings add to our understanding of PC consultation by describing how prognoses link with patients' values and choices in goals of care conversations...
  11. pmc Values and options in cancer care (VOICE): study design and rationale for a patient-centered communication and decision-making intervention for physicians, patients with advanced cancer, and their caregivers
    Michael Hoerger
    Rochester Healthcare Decision Making Group, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, USA
    BMC Cancer 13:188. 2013
    ..This article describes an investigation designed to facilitate communication and decision making among oncologists, patients with advanced cancer, and their caregivers...
  12. doi request reprint Family history and perceptions about risk and prevention for chronic diseases in primary care: a report from the family healthware impact trial
    Louise S Acheson
    Department of Family Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Genet Med 12:212-8. 2010
    ..To determine whether family medical history as a risk factor for six common diseases is related to patients' perceptions of risk, worry, and control over getting these diseases...
  13. pmc Social isolation, C-reactive protein, and coronary heart disease mortality among community-dwelling adults
    Kathi L Heffner
    The Rochester Center for Mind Body Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester, 300 Crittenden Boulevard, Box PSYCH BPSM, Rochester, NY 14642, United States
    Soc Sci Med 72:1482-8. 2011
    ..Prospective study of inflammatory pathways related to social isolation and mortality are needed to fully delineate whether and how CRP or other inflammatory markers contribute to mechanisms linking social isolation to CVD health...
  14. pmc Patient and family members' perceptions of palliative care in heart failure
    Maureen Metzger
    University of Rochester School of Nursing, Box SON, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Heart Lung 42:112-9. 2013
    ..To describe patients with HF and their family members' (FMs) experiences with, and perceptions of, inpatient PC consultations...
  15. ncbi request reprint Physicians' perceptions of barriers and facilitators regarding adoption of the National Cholesterol Education Program guidelines
    Donna R Parker
    Center for Primary Care and Prevention, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, Pawtucket, RI 02860, USA
    Prev Cardiol 11:29-35. 2008
    ..Opportunities may exist for improving adherence to cholesterol guidelines by providing training to providers and developing structural support through patient-physician activation tools...
  16. pmc Patients' perceptions of cholesterol, cardiovascular disease risk, and risk communication strategies
    Roberta E Goldman
    Department of Family Medicine, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    Ann Fam Med 4:205-12. 2006
    ..We undertook a qualitative study that explored patients' perceptions of cholesterol and cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk and their reactions to 3 strategies for communicating CVD risk...
  17. ncbi request reprint Self-rated breast cancer risk among women reporting a first-degree family history of breast cancer on office screening questionnaires in routine medical care: the role of physician-delivered risk feedback
    Robert Gramling
    Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Genet Med 8:658-64. 2006
    ..We investigated whether risk-related feedback delivered by one's primary care physician is associated with self-ratings of risk among women found to have a first-degree family history of breast cancer on office screening questionnaires...
  18. ncbi request reprint Genetic susceptibility to breast cancer: teaching points
    Robert Gramling
    Department of Family Medicine, Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, Pawtucket, RI 02860, USA
    Fam Med 35:466-8. 2003
  19. doi request reprint Prospective association of vascular endothelial growth factor-A (VEGF-A) with coronary heart disease mortality in southeastern New England
    Charles B Eaton
    Center for Primary Care and Prevention, Memorial Hospital of RI, Pawtucket, RI 02860, USA
    Atherosclerosis 200:221-7. 2008
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Envisaging and applying a unifying three-dimensional theoretical framework for generalist physicians
    Sean P David
    Brown University Center for Primary Care and Prevention, Pawtucket, RI 02860, USA
    Med Health R I 87:336-40. 2004
  21. doi request reprint Palliative care education in US medical schools
    Robert Horowitz
    Department of Medicine Palliative Care, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York, USA
    Med Educ 48:59-66. 2014
    ....
  22. pmc Family physician self-efficacy with screening for inherited cancer risk
    Robert Gramling
    Department of Family Medicine, Brown Medical School, Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, Pawtucket, RI 02860, USA
    Ann Fam Med 2:130-2. 2004
    ..We investigated family physicians' beliefs about screening their patients for inherited cancer risk, measuring their perceptions of self-efficacy and the importance of screening...

Research Grants3

  1. CVD Risk Perception, Behavioral Support and 25-year Survival
    Robert Gramling; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Given that many emerging technologies (i.e. DNA testing, advanced imaging) will shape beliefs about personal CVD risk, understanding the long-term implications of risk perception is a crucial and timely public health concern. ..