K C Norris

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Baseline predictors of renal disease progression in the African American Study of Hypertension and Kidney Disease
    Keith C Norris
    Associate Dean for Research, Charles R Drew University, 1731 E 120th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 17:2928-36. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint The role of renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system inhibition in chronic kidney disease
    Keith Norris
    Department of Internal Medicine, Charles R Drew University, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 1:51-63. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Partnering with community-based organizations: an academic institution's evolving perspective
    Keith C Norris
    Department of Medicine, Charles R Drew University, Lynwood, CA 90262, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:S27-32. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Emerging insights in the first-step use of antihypertensive combination therapy
    Keith Norris
    Clinical Research Center, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, 1731 East 120th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 9:5-14. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Expanding the minority biomedical pipeline: the NIDDK National High School Summer Research Program
    Keith C Norris
    Department of Medicine, Charles R Drew University and UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:1-2. 2006
  6. pmc Race and kidney disease: the scope of the problem
    Keith C Norris
    Department of Internal Medicine, Charles R Drew University, Los Angeles, California 90058, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 94:1S-6S. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint The relationship between body mass index and pulse pressure in older adults with isolated systolic hypertension
    David Martins
    Department of Internal Medicine, King Drew Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90059, USA
    Am J Hypertens 15:538-43. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular outcomes in the African American Study of Kidney Disease and Hypertension (AASK) Trial
    Keith Norris
    Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Lynwood, CA 90262, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 48:739-51. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Cocaine use, hypertension, and end-stage renal disease
    K C Norris
    Department of Medicine, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 38:523-8. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Unraveling the racial disparities associated with kidney disease
    Keith C Norris
    Department of Medicine, Charles R Drew University, Los Angeles, California 90059, USA
    Kidney Int 68:914-24. 2005

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Publications52

  1. ncbi request reprint Baseline predictors of renal disease progression in the African American Study of Hypertension and Kidney Disease
    Keith C Norris
    Associate Dean for Research, Charles R Drew University, 1731 E 120th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 17:2928-36. 2006
    ..These findings identify a subset of this high-risk population that might benefit from even more aggressive treatment...
  2. ncbi request reprint The role of renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system inhibition in chronic kidney disease
    Keith Norris
    Department of Internal Medicine, Charles R Drew University, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 1:51-63. 2003
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Partnering with community-based organizations: an academic institution's evolving perspective
    Keith C Norris
    Department of Medicine, Charles R Drew University, Lynwood, CA 90262, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:S27-32. 2007
    ..Community-based participatory research (CBPR) is ideally a collaborative approach to research that equitably involves all partners in the research process and recognizes the unique strengths that each brings...
  4. ncbi request reprint Emerging insights in the first-step use of antihypertensive combination therapy
    Keith Norris
    Clinical Research Center, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, 1731 East 120th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 9:5-14. 2007
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Expanding the minority biomedical pipeline: the NIDDK National High School Summer Research Program
    Keith C Norris
    Department of Medicine, Charles R Drew University and UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:1-2. 2006
  6. pmc Race and kidney disease: the scope of the problem
    Keith C Norris
    Department of Internal Medicine, Charles R Drew University, Los Angeles, California 90058, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 94:1S-6S. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint The relationship between body mass index and pulse pressure in older adults with isolated systolic hypertension
    David Martins
    Department of Internal Medicine, King Drew Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90059, USA
    Am J Hypertens 15:538-43. 2002
    ..However, there are limited data on the relationship between body mass index (BMI) and pulse pressure...
  8. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular outcomes in the African American Study of Kidney Disease and Hypertension (AASK) Trial
    Keith Norris
    Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Lynwood, CA 90262, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 48:739-51. 2006
    ..Patients with chronic kidney disease are at increased risk for cardiovascular (CV) events...
  9. ncbi request reprint Cocaine use, hypertension, and end-stage renal disease
    K C Norris
    Department of Medicine, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 38:523-8. 2001
    ..Cocaine should be considered as a cause of ESRD in patients without a clear cause of renal failure...
  10. ncbi request reprint Unraveling the racial disparities associated with kidney disease
    Keith C Norris
    Department of Medicine, Charles R Drew University, Los Angeles, California 90059, USA
    Kidney Int 68:914-24. 2005
    ..A better understanding of both the negative and positive racial/ethnic disparities may yield important insights, which can inform future research strategies and improve health outcomes for all patients afflicted with CKD...
  11. pmc Sociodemographic factors contribute to the depressive affect among African Americans with chronic kidney disease
    Michael J Fischer
    Department of Medicine, Jesse Brown VA Medical Center and University of Illinois Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Kidney Int 77:1010-9. 2010
    ..Sociodemographic factors have especially strong associations with this increased depressive affect. Because this study was conducted in an African-American cohort, its findings may not be generalized to other ethnic groups...
  12. ncbi request reprint Cocaine use and chronic renal failure
    K C Norris
    Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    Semin Nephrol 21:362-6. 2001
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  13. pmc Quality-of-life and mortality in hemodialysis patients: roles of race and nutritional status
    Usama Feroze
    Harold Simmons Center for Chronic Disease Research and Epidemiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, 1124 West Carson Street, C1 Annex, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 6:1100-11. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that poor QoL scores and their nutritional correlates have a bearing on racial survival disparities of MHD patients...
  14. doi request reprint Community-partnered approaches to enhance chronic kidney disease awareness, prevention, and early intervention
    Roberto B Vargas
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 15:153-61. 2008
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  15. ncbi request reprint Using focus groups of older African Americans and Latinos with diabetes to modify a self-care empowerment intervention
    Catherine A Sarkisian
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90095 1687, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:283-91. 2005
    ..To make cultural and age-specific modifications to a self-care empowerment intervention...
  16. pmc Impact of race on hyperparathyroidism, mineral disarrays, administered vitamin D mimetic, and survival in hemodialysis patients
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    Harold Simmons Center for Chronic Disease Research and Epidemiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 25:2724-34. 2010
    ..Survival advantages of blacks appear restricted to those receiving higher doses of active vitamin D. Examining the effect of MBD modulation on racial survival disparities of hemodialysis patients is warranted...
  17. ncbi request reprint Health insurance status and hypertension monitoring and control in the United States
    O Kenrik Duru
    David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California
    Am J Hypertens 20:348-53. 2007
    ..In this study, we examined whether insurance status (private, Medicare, Medicaid, no insurance) was associated with the odds of blood pressure (BP) monitoring and control...
  18. pmc Story of Stone Soup: a recipe to improve health disparities
    Bowen Chung
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, USA
    Ethn Dis 20:S2-9-14. 2010
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  19. pmc Survival disparities within American and Israeli dialysis populations: learning from similarities and distinctions across race and ethnicity
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA, Harold Simmons Center for Chronic Disease Research and Epidemiology, Torrance, California 90509 2910, USA
    Semin Dial 23:586-94. 2010
    ..Better understanding the roots of racial/ethnic survival differences may help improve outcomes in both patients with chronic kidney disease and other individuals with chronic disease states...
  20. pmc High prevalence of stage 3 chronic kidney disease in older adults despite normal serum creatinine
    O Kenrik Duru
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:86-92. 2009
    ..Serum creatinine is commonly used to diagnose chronic kidney disease (CKD), but may underestimate CKD in older adults when compared with using glomerular filtration rates (eGFR). The magnitude of this underestimation is not clearly defined...
  21. ncbi request reprint Building an academic-community partnered network for clinical services research: the Community Health Improvement Collaborative (CHIC)
    Kenneth B Wells
    RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, California, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:S3-17. 2006
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of diabetes self-care interventions for older, African American, or Latino adults
    Catherine A Sarkisian
    Division of Geriatrics, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90095 1687, USA
    Diabetes Educ 29:467-79. 2003
    ..This study systematically identified and examined published self-care interventions designed to improve glycemic control or quality of life (QoL) among older, African American, or Latino adults...
  23. doi request reprint CKD and cardiovascular disease in screened high-risk volunteer and general populations: the Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP) and National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 1999-2004
    Peter A McCullough
    Department of Medicine, Divisions of Cardiology, Nutrition, and Preventive Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 51:S38-45. 2008
    ..Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is recognized as an independent cardiovascular disease risk state. The relationship between CKD and cardiovascular disease in volunteer and general populations has not been explored...
  24. ncbi request reprint Calcium antagonists: a more expansive role in treating persons with reduced kidney function?
    Susanne B Nicholas
    David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Ethn Dis 14:S2-42-5. 2004
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Education, motivation and medication for African Americans: bringing hypertension guidelines to practice
    David Martins
    Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    Ethn Dis 14:S2-38-41. 2004
    ..Understanding health care systems and the socio-economic and demographic factors that impair access can enhance the ability of the provider to enlist and engage the patient for optimal blood pressure control and end organ protection...
  26. ncbi request reprint Increasing diversity in the biomedical sciences and health professions: the NIDDK National High School Student Summer Research Program. Foreward
    Keith C Norris
    Department of Medicine, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, 11705 Deputy Yamamoto Place, Suite B, Lynwood, California 90262, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:iv. 2007
  27. ncbi request reprint Cardiorenal metabolic syndrome in the African diaspora: rationale for including chronic kidney disease in the metabolic syndrome definition
    Janice P Lea
    Department of Medicine, Renal Division, Emory University, 550 Peachtree St, 8th Floor, Atlanta, Georgia 30308, USA
    Ethn Dis 19:S2-11-14. 2009
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  28. pmc Historically black medical schools: addressing the minority health professional pipeline and the public mission of care for vulnerable populations
    Keith C Norris
    Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 101:864-72. 2009
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of end-stage renal disease among African Americans
    D Martins
    Department of Internal Medicine, Charles R Drew University, Los Angeles, California 90059, USA
    Am J Med Sci 323:65-71. 2002
    ....
  30. pmc Chronic kidney disease, hypovitaminosis D, and mortality in the United States
    Rajnish Mehrotra
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute, Torrance, California 90502, USA
    Kidney Int 76:977-83. 2009
    ..Randomized, controlled trials are needed to conclusively determine whether vitamin D supplementation reduces mortality...
  31. pmc Kidney disease physician workforce: where is the emerging pipeline?
    Velvie A Pogue
    Department of Medicine, Harlem Hospital, New York, NY 10037, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 94:39S-44S. 2002
    ....
  32. pmc Addressing health disparities through multi-institutional, multidisciplinary collaboratories
    Erik S Fleming
    Research Centers in Minority Institutions Translational Research Network, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, California 90062, USA
    Ethn Dis 18:S2-161-7. 2008
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Expanding the minority biomedical pipeline--the way foreward
    Keith C Norris
    Charles R Drew University, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Ethn Dis 18:foreward. 2008
  34. doi request reprint Cardiovascular risk modification in participants with coronary disease screened by the Kidney Early Evaluation Program
    P A McCullough
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan 48073, USA
    Intern Med J 40:833-41. 2010
    ..Coronary artery disease (CAD) identifies the need for intensive treatment of risk factors among individuals with chronic kidney disease (CKD), a high-risk, complex cardiovascular risk state...
  35. doi request reprint Vitamin D and the cardiovascular system
    Jorge N Artaza
    Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 4:1515-22. 2009
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  36. pmc G-protein-coupled receptor kinase 4 polymorphisms and blood pressure response to metoprolol among African Americans: sex-specificity and interactions
    Vibha Bhatnagar
    Deparment of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA
    Am J Hypertens 22:332-8. 2009
    ..This study explores the association between G-protein-coupled receptor kinase type 4 (GRK4) variants and blood pressure response to metoprolol among African Americans with early hypertensive nephrosclerosis...
  37. doi request reprint Chronic kidney disease, prevalence of premature cardiovascular disease, and relationship to short-term mortality
    Peter A McCullough
    Department of Medicine, Divisions of Cardiology, Nutrition and Preventive Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Am Heart J 156:277-83. 2008
    ..The relationship between CKD and CVD in younger and middle-aged adults has not been fully explored...
  38. pmc Alterations in acid-base homeostasis with aging
    Naureen Tareen
    Department of Medicine at the West Los Angeles, Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, CA, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 96:921-5; quiz 925-6. 2004
  39. ncbi request reprint The role of vitamin D in mild to moderate chronic kidney disease
    Theodore C Friedman
    Dept Internal Medicine, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, 1731 E 120th St, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    Trends Endocrinol Metab 13:189-94. 2002
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint The impact of routine vitamin supplementation on serum levels of 25 (OH) D3 among the general adult population and patients with chronic kidney disease
    Naureen Tareen
    Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Department of Internal Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:S5-102-6. 2005
    ..The objective of this study is to assess the effect of routine vitamin supplements on the serum levels of 25 (OH) D3 in the general population and among persons with CKD...
  41. doi request reprint Implications of ethnicity for the treatment of hypertensive kidney disease, with an emphasis on African Americans
    Keith C Norris
    Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Nephrol 4:538-49. 2008
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Independent components of chronic kidney disease as a cardiovascular risk state: results from the Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP)
    Peter A McCullough
    Division of Cardiology, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:1122-9. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that each of these chronic kidney disease-related measures would have an independent relationship with CVD...
  43. ncbi request reprint The need for health professionals and scientists from underrepresented minority and disadvantaged communities
    Keith C Norris
    Ethn Dis 15:1-2. 2005
  44. pmc Angiotensin-converting enzyme gene polymorphism predicts the time-course of blood pressure response to angiotensin converting enzyme inhibition in the AASK trial
    Vibha Bhatnagar
    University of California San Diego, La Jolla, USA
    J Hypertens 25:2082-92. 2007
    ..It has yet to be determined whether genotyping at the angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) locus is predictive of blood pressure response to an ACE inhibitor...
  45. ncbi request reprint For the patient. Managing diabetes with cultural sensitivity and self-empowerment
    Catherine A Sarkisian
    Ethn Dis 15:351. 2005
  46. doi request reprint CKD in the United States: Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP) and National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 1999-2004
    Adam T Whaley-Connell
    University of Missouri Columbia School of Medicine and the Harry S Truman VA Medical Center, Columbia, MO 65212, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 51:S13-20. 2008
    ..CKD is silent and undetected until advanced stages. The study of populations with earlier stages of kidney disease may improve outcomes of CKD...
  47. doi request reprint Diabetes mellitus in CKD: Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP) and National Health and Nutrition and Examination Survey (NHANES) 1999-2004
    Adam T Whaley-Connell
    University of Missouri Columbia School of Medicine and Harry S Truman VA Medical Center, Columbia, MO 65212, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 51:S21-9. 2008
    ..Early diabetes identification through targeted screening programs is important for the development of preventive strategies...
  48. doi request reprint Prevalence and associations of anemia of CKD: Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP) and National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 1999-2004
    Samy I McFarlane
    Division of Endocrinology, SUNY Downstate and Kings County Hospital Centers, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 51:S46-55. 2008
    ..We compared anemia prevalence and characteristics in the National Kidney Foundation Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP) and National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 1999-2004 populations...
  49. doi request reprint Long-term effects of renin-angiotensin system-blocking therapy and a low blood pressure goal on progression of hypertensive chronic kidney disease in African Americans
    Lawrence J Appel
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, The Johns Hopkins Institutions, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205 2223, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:832-9. 2008
    ..A low blood pressure (BP) goal (BP, <130/80 mm Hg) is also recommended. The objective of this study was to determine the long-term effects of currently recommended BP therapy in 1094 African Americans with hypertensive CKD...
  50. doi request reprint Applying an expanded set of cognitive design principles to formatting the Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP) longitudinal survey
    José Luis Calderón
    College of Pharmacy, Health Professions Division, Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314 7796, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 51:S83-92. 2008
    ..KEEP has defined objectives to enhance follow-up survey response rates and target vulnerable populations who bear the greatest CKD risk-factor burdens...
  51. doi request reprint Trends in mineral metabolism: Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP) and the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 1999-2004
    Joseph A Vassalotti
    National Kidney Foundation, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Pl, Nephrology Box 1243, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 51:S56-68. 2008
    ..No study specifically examined mineral metabolism trends in a generalizable sample of patients at increased CKD risk...
  52. ncbi request reprint Translational research: moving scientific advances into the real-world setting
    Keith C Norris
    Ethn Dis 15:363-4. 2005

Research Grants6

  1. Prevent/Kidney Disease/Minority Groups/Emerging Nations
    Keith Norris; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  2. Renal Disease in Minority Populations and Developing Nations Conference Grant
    Keith Norris; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  3. Drew RCMI Translational Research Network
    Keith Norris; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  4. Drew AASK Cohort Study
    Keith Norris; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Such results might eventually lead to new strategies that delay or prevent ESRD. ..
  5. Drew National High School Student Summer Research Apprentice Program
    Keith Norris; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..4. Evaluate the impact of the NIH/NI DDK/Drew NHSSSRAP. ..
  6. Renal Disease in Minority Populations and Developing Nations: A Satellite Meeting
    Keith Norris; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....