Donald Musa

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Trust in the health care system and the use of preventive health services by older black and white adults
    Donald Musa
    University Center for Social and Urban Research, University of Pittsburgh, 121 University Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:1293-9. 2009
  2. pmc Daily temporal self-care responses to osteoarthritis symptoms by older African Americans and whites
    Myrna Silverman
    Department of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, A 214 Crabtree Hall, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Cross Cult Gerontol 23:319-37. 2008
  3. pmc Racial differences in parents' distrust of medicine and research
    Kumaravel Rajakumar
    General Academic Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, 3705 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 2583, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 163:108-14. 2009
  4. pmc Defining optimal self-management in osteoarthritis: racial differences in a population-based sample
    Steven M Albert
    Department of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, A211 Crabtree, 130 DeSoto St, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Cross Cult Gerontol 23:349-60. 2008
  5. pmc "Is it half full or half empty?" Affective responses to chronic illness
    Myrna Silverman
    Department of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, A 214 Crabtree Hall, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Cross Cult Gerontol 24:291-306. 2009
  6. pmc Public willingness to take a vaccine or drug under Emergency Use Authorization during the 2009 H1N1 pandemic
    Sandra Crouse Quinn
    Department of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Biosecur Bioterror 7:275-90. 2009
  7. pmc Do beliefs of inner-city parents about disease and vaccine risks affect immunization?
    Jeanette M Trauth
    Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 94:820-32. 2002
  8. pmc Self-care and professionally guided care in osteoarthritis: racial differences in a population-based sample
    Steven M Albert
    Department of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, A211 Crabtree, 130 DeSoto St, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Aging Health 20:198-216. 2008
  9. doi request reprint The social ecological model as a framework for determinants of 2009 H1N1 influenza vaccine uptake in the United States
    Supriya Kumar
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Health Educ Behav 39:229-43. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting older african american women's decisions to join the PLCO Cancer Screening Trial
    Jeanette M Trauth
    Graduate School of Public Health, 217 Parran Hall, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:8730-8. 2005

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. pmc Trust in the health care system and the use of preventive health services by older black and white adults
    Donald Musa
    University Center for Social and Urban Research, University of Pittsburgh, 121 University Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:1293-9. 2009
    ..We sought to find racial differences in the effects of trust in the health care system on preventive health service use among older adults...
  2. pmc Daily temporal self-care responses to osteoarthritis symptoms by older African Americans and whites
    Myrna Silverman
    Department of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, A 214 Crabtree Hall, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Cross Cult Gerontol 23:319-37. 2008
    ..By defining how self-care is used in one illness by two different ethnic groups, we may be able to design appropriate educational programs that are more culturally specific to better meet the needs of patients with OA...
  3. pmc Racial differences in parents' distrust of medicine and research
    Kumaravel Rajakumar
    General Academic Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, 3705 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 2583, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 163:108-14. 2009
    ..To assess and compare the attitudes and trust that African American and white parents have toward their children participating in research...
  4. pmc Defining optimal self-management in osteoarthritis: racial differences in a population-based sample
    Steven M Albert
    Department of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, A211 Crabtree, 130 DeSoto St, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Cross Cult Gerontol 23:349-60. 2008
    ..This backdrop of naturally occurring self-management behaviors may be important to recognize in planning programs that seek to bolster self-management skills...
  5. pmc "Is it half full or half empty?" Affective responses to chronic illness
    Myrna Silverman
    Department of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, A 214 Crabtree Hall, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Cross Cult Gerontol 24:291-306. 2009
    ..This study illustrates that using a simple, open-ended question that stimulates older people to narrate their reactions to having a chronic illness may allow clinicians to identify the persons most at-risk and intervene appropriately...
  6. pmc Public willingness to take a vaccine or drug under Emergency Use Authorization during the 2009 H1N1 pandemic
    Sandra Crouse Quinn
    Department of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Biosecur Bioterror 7:275-90. 2009
    ..These results provide critical insights into the challenges of communicating about EUA drugs and vaccine in our current pandemic...
  7. pmc Do beliefs of inner-city parents about disease and vaccine risks affect immunization?
    Jeanette M Trauth
    Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 94:820-32. 2002
    ..The objective of this study was to understand how low income, inner-city parents of preschool children think about childhood diseases and prevention and the impact that this has on late receipt of vaccines...
  8. pmc Self-care and professionally guided care in osteoarthritis: racial differences in a population-based sample
    Steven M Albert
    Department of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, A211 Crabtree, 130 DeSoto St, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Aging Health 20:198-216. 2008
    ..Self-management was defined broadly to include all behaviors adopted to reduce morbidity, whether recommended by physicians or not...
  9. doi request reprint The social ecological model as a framework for determinants of 2009 H1N1 influenza vaccine uptake in the United States
    Supriya Kumar
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Health Educ Behav 39:229-43. 2012
    ..The levels together explained 65% of the variance, suggesting that interventions targeting multiple levels of the framework would be more effective than interventions aimed at a single level...
  10. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting older african american women's decisions to join the PLCO Cancer Screening Trial
    Jeanette M Trauth
    Graduate School of Public Health, 217 Parran Hall, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:8730-8. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study is to describe the factors associated with the decisions of older African American women to join the PLCO (Prostate, Lung, Colorectal and Ovarian) Cancer Screening Trial when recruited...
  11. ncbi request reprint Do managed care plans reduce racial disparities in preventive care?
    Chyongchiou Jeng Lin
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pittsburgh, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 16:139-51. 2005
    ..05). A MMC plan did not narrow racial differences in preventive care. Reducing disparities may require interventions developed for specific racial/ethnic groups...