Ronald Hershow

Summary

Affiliation: University of Illinois at Chicago
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Ethnic and geographical differences in HLA associations with the outcome of hepatitis C virus infection
    Jane H Wang
    Division of Hepatology, Department of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, USA
    Virol J 6:46. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C virus coinfection and HIV load, CD4+ cell percentage, and clinical progression to AIDS or death among HIV-infected women: Women and Infants Transmission Study
    Ronald C Hershow
    University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 40:859-67. 2005
  3. pmc Trends in mortality and causes of death among women with HIV in the United States: a 10-year study
    Audrey L French
    CORE Center Stroger Cook County Hospital, Rush University, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 51:399-406. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Mode of delivery and postpartum HIV-1 disease progression: the Women and Infants Transmission Study
    Elena L Navas-Nacher
    Children s Memorial Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    AIDS 20:429-36. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Active surveillance for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in the neonatal intensive care unit
    Vanessa Sarda
    University of Illinois Medical Center, Chicago, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 30:854-60. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Misdirection on the road to Shangri-La
    S Jay Olshansky
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Sci Aging Knowledge Environ 2005:pe15. 2005
  7. pmc Lessons learned from Chicago's emergency response to mass evacuations caused by Hurricane Katrina
    Dita Broz
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:1496-504. 2009
  8. pmc Cervicovaginal levels of lactoferrin, secretory leukocyte protease inhibitor, and RANTES and the effects of coexisting vaginoses in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-seronegative women with a high risk of heterosexual acquisition of HIV infection
    Richard M Novak
    University of Illinois at Chicago, 808 S Wood St, M C 735, Rm 888, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 14:1102-7. 2007
  9. pmc Prevalence and correlates of elevated body mass index among HIV-positive and HIV-negative women in the Women's Interagency HIV Study
    Basmattee Boodram
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois, Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 23:1009-16. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint A potential decline in life expectancy in the United States in the 21st century
    S Jay Olshansky
    University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago 60612, USA
    N Engl J Med 352:1138-45. 2005

Research Grants

  1. EARLY NATURAL HISTORY OF HCV INFECTION AMONG IDUS
    Ronald Hershow; Fiscal Year: 2006

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. pmc Ethnic and geographical differences in HLA associations with the outcome of hepatitis C virus infection
    Jane H Wang
    Division of Hepatology, Department of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, USA
    Virol J 6:46. 2009
    ..The association of human leukocyte antigen (HLA) genes with the outcome of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection may be modified by ethnic and geographical differences...
  2. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C virus coinfection and HIV load, CD4+ cell percentage, and clinical progression to AIDS or death among HIV-infected women: Women and Infants Transmission Study
    Ronald C Hershow
    University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 40:859-67. 2005
    ..The Women and Infants Transmission Study provided an opportunity to assess this issue...
  3. pmc Trends in mortality and causes of death among women with HIV in the United States: a 10-year study
    Audrey L French
    CORE Center Stroger Cook County Hospital, Rush University, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 51:399-406. 2009
    ..To assess trends in mortality and cause of death for women with HIV, we studied deaths over a 10-year period among participants in the Women's Interagency HIV Study, a representative US cohort...
  4. ncbi request reprint Mode of delivery and postpartum HIV-1 disease progression: the Women and Infants Transmission Study
    Elena L Navas-Nacher
    Children s Memorial Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    AIDS 20:429-36. 2006
    ..To assess the relationship between mode of delivery and subsequent maternal HIV-1 disease progression...
  5. doi request reprint Active surveillance for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in the neonatal intensive care unit
    Vanessa Sarda
    University of Illinois Medical Center, Chicago, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 30:854-60. 2009
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Misdirection on the road to Shangri-La
    S Jay Olshansky
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Sci Aging Knowledge Environ 2005:pe15. 2005
    ..S. pattern of longevity will follow that of other longer lived nations and on the extrapolation of historical trends in life expectancy into the future...
  7. pmc Lessons learned from Chicago's emergency response to mass evacuations caused by Hurricane Katrina
    Dita Broz
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:1496-504. 2009
    ..We analyzed the response of the Chicago Department of Public Health with respect to its effectiveness in providing health care to Hurricane Katrina evacuees arriving in the city...
  8. pmc Cervicovaginal levels of lactoferrin, secretory leukocyte protease inhibitor, and RANTES and the effects of coexisting vaginoses in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-seronegative women with a high risk of heterosexual acquisition of HIV infection
    Richard M Novak
    University of Illinois at Chicago, 808 S Wood St, M C 735, Rm 888, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 14:1102-7. 2007
    ..However, the increased RANTES levels in a higher-risk subset of high-risk women were reduced after BV treatment...
  9. pmc Prevalence and correlates of elevated body mass index among HIV-positive and HIV-negative women in the Women's Interagency HIV Study
    Basmattee Boodram
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois, Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 23:1009-16. 2009
    ..In conclusion, risk factors for elevated BMI were similar for HIV+ and HIV- women in the WIHS. For HIV+ women, all markers of advanced HIV infection and ART use were additionally associated with lower BMI...
  10. ncbi request reprint A potential decline in life expectancy in the United States in the 21st century
    S Jay Olshansky
    University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago 60612, USA
    N Engl J Med 352:1138-45. 2005
    ..From our analysis of the effect of obesity on longevity, we conclude that the steady rise in life expectancy during the past two centuries may soon come to an end...
  11. ncbi request reprint Heroin insufflation as a trigger for patients with life-threatening asthma
    Anne J Krantz
    Division of Occupational Medicine, Cook County Hospital, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Chest 123:510-7. 2003
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  12. ncbi request reprint Risk of hepatitis C virus infection among young adult injection drug users who share injection equipment
    Lorna E Thorpe
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 155:645-53. 2002
    ..5, 95% confidence interval: 1.3, 9.9). The authors conclude that sharing of injection equipment other than syringes may be an important cause of HCV transmission between IDUs...
  13. ncbi request reprint Comparison of standard and immune-enhancing oral formulas in asymptomatic HIV-infected persons: a multicenter randomized controlled clinical trial
    Joyce K Keithley
    Rush University College of Nursing, Illinois, Chicago, USA
    JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 26:6-14. 2002
    ..A secondary aim was to evaluate the feasibility of maintaining a diverse sample of outpatients on a long-term oral formula protocol...
  14. ncbi request reprint Incidence of tuberculin skin test conversion among HIV-infected and -uninfected women: results of a 6-year study
    Audrey L French
    CORE Center Stroger Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 42:592-6. 2006
    ..To define the incidence of tuberculin skin test (TST) conversion and to evaluate the yield of annual testing in an era of declining tuberculosis incidence rate in the United States...
  15. ncbi request reprint Analysis of standard methods for diagnosing vaginitis: HIV infection does not complicate the diagnosis of vaginitis
    Beverly E Sha
    Department of Medicine, Section of Infectious Diseases, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Low Genit Tract Dis 11:240-50. 2007
    ..We sought to determine whether the standard diagnostic methods for vaginitis behave similarly among HIV-infected and at-risk seronegative women...
  16. ncbi request reprint Effect of hard-drug use on CD4 cell percentage, HIV RNA level, and progression to AIDS-defining class C events among HIV-infected women
    Lorna E Thorpe
    New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, NY, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 37:1423-30. 2004
    ..65; 95% confidence interval, 1.00-2.72), especially herpes, pulmonary tuberculosis, and recurrent pneumonia. Hard-drug-using women may have a higher risk for nonfatal opportunistic infections...
  17. ncbi request reprint Drug use and HIV risk practices of secondary and primary needle exchange users
    Dezheng Huo
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Community Outreach Intervention Projects, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 17:170-84. 2005
    ..Secondary exchange facilitated HIV risk reduction but the salutary effects of NEPs were attenuated in mixed/secondary exchangers...
  18. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus infection among HIV-1-infected pregnant women in the USA
    James J Goedert
    Viral Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Boulevard, Rockville, MD 20892, USA
    AIDS 17:425-33. 2003
    ..We sought to identify risk factors for infection with the Kaposi's Sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (KSHV) among pregnant women and to examine a reported association of KSHV with injecting drug use (IDU) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection...
  19. ncbi request reprint Colonization or infection with multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii may be an independent risk factor for increased mortality
    Effrossyni Gkrania-Klotsas
    Clin Infect Dis 43:1224-5. 2006

Research Grants5

  1. EARLY NATURAL HISTORY OF HCV INFECTION AMONG IDUS
    Ronald Hershow; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..During the course of the study, all patients will be referred to care at the University of Illinois Medical Center Digestive Disease and Liver Center. Biopsies conducted during normal care will also be used for analysis. ..