Christopher Masi

Summary

Affiliation: University of Chicago
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Using an established telehealth model to train urban primary care providers on hypertension management
    Christopher Masi
    University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 14:45-50. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Serum 2-methoxyestradiol, an estrogen metabolite, is positively associated with serum HDL-C in a population-based sample
    Christopher M Masi
    Section of General Internal Medicine, University of Chicago, 5841 S Maryland Avenue, M C 2007, Chicago, IL, USA
    Lipids 47:35-8. 2012
  3. doi request reprint A meta-analysis of interventions to reduce loneliness
    Christopher M Masi
    Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Rev 15:219-66. 2011
  4. pmc Serum estrogen metabolites and systolic blood pressure among middle-aged and older women and men
    Christopher M Masi
    Section of General Internal Medicine and the Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Hypertens 22:1148-53. 2009
  5. pmc Perceptions of breast cancer treatment among African-American women and men: implications for interventions
    Christopher M Masi
    Section of General Internal Medicine, University of Chicago, 5841 S Maryland Avenue, M C 2007, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:408-14. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood economic disadvantage, violent crime, group density, and pregnancy outcomes in a diverse, urban population
    Christopher M Masi
    University of Chicago, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Soc Sci Med 65:2440-57. 2007
  7. pmc Respiratory sinus arrhythmia and diseases of aging: obesity, diabetes mellitus, and hypertension
    Christopher M Masi
    Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Biol Psychol 74:212-23. 2007
  8. pmc Internet access and empowerment: a community-based health initiative
    Christopher M Masi
    Department of Medicine, MC 2007, University of Chicago, 5841 S Maryland Ave, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:525-30. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Gender and ethnic differences in urinary stress hormones: the population-based Chicago Health, Aging, and Social Relations Study
    Christopher M Masi
    Institute for Mind and Biology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Appl Physiol 97:941-7. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Estrogen metabolites and systolic blood pressure in a population-based sample of postmenopausal women
    Christopher M Masi
    Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:1015-20. 2006

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. doi request reprint Using an established telehealth model to train urban primary care providers on hypertension management
    Christopher Masi
    University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 14:45-50. 2012
    ..68 [SD=0.94] to 5.41 [SD=0.89], P<.01) but not among controls (5.28 [SD=0.43] to 5.62 [SD=0.67], P=.64). This model holds promise for enhancing hypertension care provided by urban FQHC providers...
  2. doi request reprint Serum 2-methoxyestradiol, an estrogen metabolite, is positively associated with serum HDL-C in a population-based sample
    Christopher M Masi
    Section of General Internal Medicine, University of Chicago, 5841 S Maryland Avenue, M C 2007, Chicago, IL, USA
    Lipids 47:35-8. 2012
    ..276, P = 0.043, and β = 0.307, P = 0.047, respectively) when age, race/ethnicity, and body mass index were held constant. Prospective studies are needed to determine if 2-MeOE2 is causally related to HDL-C in women...
  3. doi request reprint A meta-analysis of interventions to reduce loneliness
    Christopher M Masi
    Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Rev 15:219-66. 2011
    ..This is consistent with current theories regarding loneliness and its etiology. Theoretical and methodological issues associated with designing new loneliness reduction interventions are discussed...
  4. pmc Serum estrogen metabolites and systolic blood pressure among middle-aged and older women and men
    Christopher M Masi
    Section of General Internal Medicine and the Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Hypertens 22:1148-53. 2009
    ..We tested whether serum 17beta-estradiol (E(2)) or any of its metabolites were associated with SBP among middle-aged and older adults...
  5. pmc Perceptions of breast cancer treatment among African-American women and men: implications for interventions
    Christopher M Masi
    Section of General Internal Medicine, University of Chicago, 5841 S Maryland Avenue, M C 2007, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:408-14. 2009
    ..Current strategies to reduce this disparity focus on logistical and information needs, but contextual factors, such as concerns about racism and treatment side effects, may also represent significant barriers to improved outcomes...
  6. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood economic disadvantage, violent crime, group density, and pregnancy outcomes in a diverse, urban population
    Christopher M Masi
    University of Chicago, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Soc Sci Med 65:2440-57. 2007
    ..These results suggest that group density and violent crime may impact birth weight via different mechanisms...
  7. pmc Respiratory sinus arrhythmia and diseases of aging: obesity, diabetes mellitus, and hypertension
    Christopher M Masi
    Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Biol Psychol 74:212-23. 2007
    ..We conclude that the relationship between RSA and hypertension is somewhat independent of the age-related decline in parasympathetic activity...
  8. pmc Internet access and empowerment: a community-based health initiative
    Christopher M Masi
    Department of Medicine, MC 2007, University of Chicago, 5841 S Maryland Ave, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:525-30. 2003
    ..To determine whether access to health information via in-home Internet technology can positively influence empowerment among residents of a low-income urban community...
  9. ncbi request reprint Gender and ethnic differences in urinary stress hormones: the population-based Chicago Health, Aging, and Social Relations Study
    Christopher M Masi
    Institute for Mind and Biology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Appl Physiol 97:941-7. 2004
    ..The consistency of these results with previous studies of 24-h urine samples suggests muscle mass should be accounted for when comparing overnight urinary hormone values across gender and ethnicity...
  10. ncbi request reprint Estrogen metabolites and systolic blood pressure in a population-based sample of postmenopausal women
    Christopher M Masi
    Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:1015-20. 2006
    ..Concentrations of 2-hydroxyestrone (2-OHE) and 16alpha-hydroxyestrone (16-OHE) in urine reflect the relative activity of the 2- and 16alpha-hydroxylation pathways of 17beta-estradiol...
  11. ncbi request reprint Racial and ethnic disparities in breast cancer: a multilevel perspective
    Christopher M Masi
    Section of General Internal Medicine, University of Chicago, M C 2007, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Med Clin North Am 89:753-70. 2005
    ..Efforts to reduce breast cancer incidence and disparities must consider societal and individual factors and the important effects these factors can have on normal cell function...
  12. ncbi request reprint Mammary cancer and social interactions: identifying multiple environments that regulate gene expression throughout the life span
    Martha K McClintock
    Institute for Mind and Biology, Department of Psychology, University of Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 60:32-41. 2005
    ..Our goal is to identify which environments-social, psychological, hormonal, and cellular-regulate genetic mechanisms of mammary cancer risk as well as the specific times in the life span when they do so...
  13. pmc Loneliness predicts increased blood pressure: 5-year cross-lagged analyses in middle-aged and older adults
    Louise C Hawkley
    Department of Psychology, University of Chicago, 940 East 57th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Psychol Aging 25:132-41. 2010
    ..The effect of loneliness on SBP was independent of age, gender, race or ethnicity, cardiovascular risk factors, medications, health conditions, and the effects of depressive symptoms, social support, perceived stress, and hostility...
  14. ncbi request reprint Racial and ethnic disparities in breast cancer mortality: are we doing enough to address the root causes?
    Dionne J Blackman
    Section of General Internal Medicine and the Center for Interdisciplinary Health Disparities Research, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Clin Oncol 24:2170-8. 2006
    ..Although pilot programs have increased breast cancer screening among select populations, persistent disparities in mortality suggest that changes are needed at the policy level to address the root causes of these disparities...
  15. pmc From social structural factors to perceptions of relationship quality and loneliness: the Chicago health, aging, and social relations study
    Louise C Hawkley
    Department of Psychology, University of Chicago, Biopsychological Sciences Building, 940 East 57th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 63:S375-84. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to test a conceptual model of loneliness in which social structural factors are posited to operate through proximal factors to influence perceptions of relationship quality and loneliness...
  16. ncbi request reprint Loneliness is a unique predictor of age-related differences in systolic blood pressure
    Louise C Hawkley
    Chicago Center for Cognitive and Social Neuroscience, and Department of Psychology, University of Chicago, 5848 South University Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Psychol Aging 21:152-64. 2006
    ..Although the results are limited by the cross-sectional methods used, they are consistent with the hypothesis that cardiovascular disease contributes to increased morbidity and mortality among lonely individuals...
  17. pmc Autonomic tone and C-reactive protein: a prospective population-based study
    Puneet Singh
    University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, IL, USA
    Clin Auton Res 19:367-74. 2009
    ..To examine the cross-sectional and longitudinal relationships between cardiac autonomic tone and serum CRP and to investigate potential causal links between these measures...
  18. pmc Interventions to enhance breast cancer screening, diagnosis, and treatment among racial and ethnic minority women
    Christopher M Masi
    The University of Chicago, Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 64:195S-242S. 2007
    ..Additional support for these and other proven health care organization-based interventions appears justified and may be necessary to eliminate racial and ethnic breast cancer disparities...
  19. ncbi request reprint The effects of racial density and income incongruity on pregnancy outcomes
    Kate E Pickett
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, Seebohm Rowntree Building, Room A TB 220, Heslington, York YO10 5DD, UK
    Soc Sci Med 60:2229-38. 2005
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