J K Ockene

Summary

Affiliation: University of Massachusetts Medical School
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Laxative use and incident falls, fractures and change in bone mineral density in postmenopausal women: results from the Women's Health Initiative
    Bernhard Haring
    Department of Internal Medicine I, Comprehensive Heart Failure Center, University of Wurzburg, Oberdurrbacher Strasse 6, Wurzburg 97080, Germany
    BMC Geriatr 13:38. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Integrating evidence-based clinical and community strategies to improve health
    Judith K Ockene
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:244-52. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Provider education to promote implementation of clinical practice guidelines
    J K Ockene
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, North Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Chest 118:33S-39S. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Symptom experience after discontinuing use of estrogen plus progestin
    Judith K Ockene
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester 01655, USA
    JAMA 294:183-93. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Fulfilling our assignment to improve the health of all: good science just isn't enough
    Judith K Ockene
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worchester, USA
    Ann Behav Med 31:14-20. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Brief patient-centered clinician-delivered counseling for high-risk drinking: 4-year results
    Judith K Ockene
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Ann Behav Med 37:335-42. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous cessation of smoking and alcohol use among low-income pregnant women
    Judith Ockene
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, USA
    Am J Prev Med 23:150-9. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Brief physician- and nurse practitioner-delivered counseling for high-risk drinkers: does it work?
    J K Ockene
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester 01655, USA
    Arch Intern Med 159:2198-205. 1999
  9. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and co-occurrence of health risk behaviors among high-risk drinkers in a primary care population
    M C Rosal
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, 01655, USA
    Prev Med 31:140-7. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint The perceptions and practices of pediatricians: tobacco intervention
    J G Zapka
    Divisions of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Pediatrics 103:e65. 1999

Research Grants

  1. RCT for Smoking Cessation in 10 Medical Schools
    Judith K Ockene; Fiscal Year: 2010
  2. RCT for Smoking Cessation in 10 Medical Schools
    Judith Ockene; Fiscal Year: 2009
  3. Soy Isoflavones for Menopausal Vasomotor Symptoms
    Judith Ockene; Fiscal Year: 2006
  4. POLICY TO SUPPORT TOBACCO TREATMENT IN HEALTH CARE
    Judith Ockene; Fiscal Year: 2003
  5. PROVIDER DELIVERED ALCOHOL INTERVENTION PROJECT
    Judith Ockene; Fiscal Year: 2002
  6. PHYSICIAN-DELIVERED ALCOHOL INTERVENTION PROJECT
    Judith Ockene; Fiscal Year: 1993
  7. RCT for Smoking Cessation in 10 Medical Schools
    Judith K Ockene; Fiscal Year: 2010

Detail Information

Publications64

  1. pmc Laxative use and incident falls, fractures and change in bone mineral density in postmenopausal women: results from the Women's Health Initiative
    Bernhard Haring
    Department of Internal Medicine I, Comprehensive Heart Failure Center, University of Wurzburg, Oberdurrbacher Strasse 6, Wurzburg 97080, Germany
    BMC Geriatr 13:38. 2013
    ..Associations between laxative use and risk for fractures and change in bone mineral density [BMD] have not previously been investigated...
  2. ncbi request reprint Integrating evidence-based clinical and community strategies to improve health
    Judith K Ockene
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:244-52. 2007
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Provider education to promote implementation of clinical practice guidelines
    J K Ockene
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, North Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Chest 118:33S-39S. 2000
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Symptom experience after discontinuing use of estrogen plus progestin
    Judith K Ockene
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester 01655, USA
    JAMA 294:183-93. 2005
    ..Little is known about women's experiences after stopping menopausal hormone therapy...
  5. ncbi request reprint Fulfilling our assignment to improve the health of all: good science just isn't enough
    Judith K Ockene
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worchester, USA
    Ann Behav Med 31:14-20. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Brief patient-centered clinician-delivered counseling for high-risk drinking: 4-year results
    Judith K Ockene
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Ann Behav Med 37:335-42. 2009
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous cessation of smoking and alcohol use among low-income pregnant women
    Judith Ockene
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, USA
    Am J Prev Med 23:150-9. 2002
    ..Some women, however, do stop spontaneously when they learn of their pregnancy. No study has investigated spontaneous cessation of both behaviors in a low-income predominantly unmarried U.S. population...
  8. ncbi request reprint Brief physician- and nurse practitioner-delivered counseling for high-risk drinkers: does it work?
    J K Ockene
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester 01655, USA
    Arch Intern Med 159:2198-205. 1999
    ..There is a need for primary care providers to have brief effective methods to intervene with high-risk drinkers during a regular outpatient visit...
  9. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and co-occurrence of health risk behaviors among high-risk drinkers in a primary care population
    M C Rosal
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, 01655, USA
    Prev Med 31:140-7. 2000
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint The perceptions and practices of pediatricians: tobacco intervention
    J G Zapka
    Divisions of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Pediatrics 103:e65. 1999
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Effect of physician-delivered nutrition counseling training and an office-support program on saturated fat intake, weight, and serum lipid measurements in a hyperlipidemic population: Worcester Area Trial for Counseling in Hyperlipidemia (WATCH)
    I S Ockene
    Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester 01655, USA
    Arch Intern Med 159:725-31. 1999
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Coronary Artery Smoking Intervention Study (CASIS): 5-year follow-up
    M C Rosal
    Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Worcester 01655, USA
    Health Psychol 17:476-8. 1998
    ..AO, p = .01). Factors predicting maintained abstinence included having 12 or more years of education, contemplating quitting smoking or being ready to begin action to quit at baseline, and having a higher self-efficacy score...
  13. pmc Smoking cessation counseling with pregnant and postpartum women: a survey of community health center providers
    J G Zapka
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester 01655, USA
    Am J Public Health 90:78-84. 2000
    ..This study assessed providers' performance of smoking cessation counseling steps with low-income pregnant and postpartum women receiving care at community health centers...
  14. ncbi request reprint Facilitating dietary change: the patient-centered counseling model
    M C Rosal
    Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester 01655, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 101:332-41. 2001
    ..This behavioral counseling model can help nutrition professionals enhance patient adherence to nutrition care plans and dietary guidelines...
  15. pmc Initial symptoms of nicotine dependence in adolescents
    J R DiFranza
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, USA
    Tob Control 9:313-9. 2000
    ..A cohort of young adolescents was followed to determine when the first symptoms of nicotine dependence occur with respect to the duration and frequency of tobacco use...
  16. ncbi request reprint The Physician-Delivered Smoking Intervention Project: factors that determine how much the physician intervenes with smokers
    J K Ockene
    Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester
    J Gen Intern Med 9:379-84. 1994
    ..Trained physicians are more likely to intervene with smokers who are more nicotine-dependent and who expect and desire to stop smoking...
  17. pmc Tobacco control activities of primary-care physicians in the Community Intervention Trial for Smoking Cessation. COMMIT Research Group
    J K Ockene
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester 01655, USA
    Tob Control 6:S49-56. 1997
    ..To compare tobacco control practices of physicians and their staff in Intervention communities with those in Comparison communities of the Community Intervention Trial for Smoking Cessation (COMMIT)...
  18. pmc Alcohol counseling: physicians will do it
    A Adams
    General Medicine/Primary Care, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester 01655, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 13:692-8. 1998
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Physicians and other health-care providers trained in a brief provider-delivered alcohol intervention will counsel their high-risk drinking patients when cued to do so and supported by a primary care office system...
  19. ncbi request reprint Translating efficacy research to effectiveness studies in practice: lessons from research to promote smoking cessation in community health centers
    Jane Zapka
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Promot Pract 5:245-55. 2004
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  20. ncbi request reprint Behavioral risk factors among members of a health maintenance organization
    M C Rosal
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, USA
    Prev Med 33:586-94. 2001
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  21. ncbi request reprint Relapse and maintenance issues for smoking cessation
    J K Ockene
    Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worchester 01655, USA
    Health Psychol 19:17-31. 2000
    ..Potential areas for research, recommendations for longer follow-up assessments, and standard definitions for slip, relapse, and long-term maintenance are discussed...
  22. ncbi request reprint Treating nicotine dependence during pregnancy and postpartum: understanding clinician knowledge and performance
    Debra P Bonollo
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 48:265-74. 2002
    ..Educational programs targeting OB, WIC, and PED providers' knowledge about effective smoking cessation counseling strategies and their confidence in being effective with patients are needed...
  23. ncbi request reprint Primary care-based smoking interventions
    J K Ockene
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester 01655, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 1:S189-93; discussion S207-10. 1999
    ..Therefore, use of quasi-experimental designs, and application of qualitative strategies are needed. These designs represent a different challenge to the research community...
  24. ncbi request reprint Physician-based smoking intervention: a rededication to a five-step strategy to smoking research
    J K Ockene
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester 01655, USA
    Addict Behav 22:835-48. 1997
    ..Finally, we present recommendations concerning research priorities for physician-based smoking intervention and the research funding process...
  25. ncbi request reprint Increasing the efficacy of physician-delivered smoking interventions: a randomized clinical trial
    J K Ockene
    Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester 01655
    J Gen Intern Med 6:1-8. 1991
    ..Follow-up telephone counseling does not contribute significantly to smoking behavior changes...
  26. pmc Development of a state wide tobacco treatment specialist training and certification programme for Massachusetts
    L Pbert
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, USA
    Tob Control 9:372-81. 2000
    ..To describe the research conducted to structure and develop a statewide tobacco training and certification programme for tobacco treatment specialists (TTSs) in Massachusetts...
  27. ncbi request reprint Symptoms of tobacco dependence after brief intermittent use: the Development and Assessment of Nicotine Dependence in Youth-2 study
    Joseph R DiFranza
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:704-10. 2007
    ..The first study found that symptoms of dependence commonly appeared soon after the onset of intermittent smoking...
  28. pmc Organizational systems to support publicly funded tobacco treatment services
    Jane G Zapka
    Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, USA
    Am J Prev Med 28:338-45. 2005
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  29. ncbi request reprint Coronary heart disease multiple risk factor reduction. Providers' perspectives
    Milagros C Rosal
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Prev Med 27:54-60. 2004
    ..This study investigated (1) physicians' views of challenges faced in managing patients with MRF; (2) the counseling and management methods they utilize; and (3) possible strategies to enhance MRF intervention in the primary care setting...
  30. ncbi request reprint The relationship between checklist scores on a communication OSCE and analogue patients' perceptions of communication
    Kathleen M Mazor
    Meyers Primary Care Institute, USA
    Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract 10:37-51. 2005
    ..Determinants of patient perceptions of physician communication may be more subtle, more complex, and more case-specific than we were able to capture with the current checklist...
  31. ncbi request reprint A community health center smoking-cessation intervention for pregnant and postpartum women
    Lori Pbert
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, USA
    Am J Prev Med 26:377-85. 2004
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Predictors of smoking cessation in pregnancy and maintenance postpartum in low-income women
    Yunsheng Ma
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Matern Child Health J 9:393-402. 2005
    ..To describe factors associated with smoking status of low-income women during pregnancy and postpartum...
  33. ncbi request reprint Self-management of type 2 diabetes: a survey of low-income urban Puerto Ricans
    Dorothea S von Goeler
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, S 7 755, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Diabetes Educ 29:663-72. 2003
    ..This study explored self-reported barriers to diabetes self-management in a population of urban, low-income Puerto Rican individuals...
  34. ncbi request reprint Developing and testing new smoking measures for the Health Plan Employer Data and Information Set
    Lori Pbert
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester 01655, USA
    Med Care 41:550-9. 2003
    ..To develop and test items for the Health Plan Employee Data and Information Set (HEDIS) that assess delivery of the full range of provider-delivered tobacco interventions...
  35. pmc Association between dietary fiber and markers of systemic inflammation in the Women's Health Initiative Observational Study
    Yunsheng Ma
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
    Nutrition 24:941-9. 2008
    ....
  36. pmc Sustainability of public health programs: the example of tobacco treatment services in Massachusetts
    Nancy R LaPelle
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA nancy
    Am J Public Health 96:1363-9. 2006
    ..Understanding these strategies and developing them at a time when program funding is not being threatened is likely to increase program sustainability...
  37. pmc Brief physician and nurse practitioner-delivered counseling for high-risk drinking. Results at 12-month follow-up
    Sarah Reiff-Hekking
    Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:7-13. 2005
    ..The intervention was implemented as part of routine primary care medical practice...
  38. ncbi request reprint Trait anxiety and nicotine dependence in adolescents: a report from the DANDY study
    Joseph R DiFranza
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Addict Behav 29:911-9. 2004
    ..Trait anxiety and relaxation in response to the first dose of nicotine were unrelated and appear to be independent risk factors for the development of nicotine dependence and a reliance on tobacco to cope with stress...
  39. ncbi request reprint Barriers to preventive interventions for coronary heart disease
    David E Chiriboga
    Preventive Medicine Program, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Cardiol Clin 21:459-70. 2003
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  40. pmc Smoking in Ecuador: prevalence, knowledge, and attitudes
    J K Ockene
    Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester 01655, USA
    Tob Control 5:121-6. 1996
    ..To evaluate the prevalence of, attitudes towards, and knowledge about cigarette smoking in Ecuador in 1991...
  41. ncbi request reprint Recollections and repercussions of the first inhaled cigarette
    Joseph R DiFranza
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Addict Behav 29:261-72. 2004
    ..It has not been determined if a youth's reaction to the first smoking experience is predictive of future nicotine dependence, or whether the impact of the first cigarette can be altered by manipulating levels of tar, nicotine and menthol...
  42. pmc Development of symptoms of tobacco dependence in youths: 30 month follow up data from the DANDY study
    J R DiFranza
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts, USA University of London, London, UK
    Tob Control 11:228-35. 2002
    ..To determine if there is a minimum duration, frequency or quantity of tobacco use required to develop symptoms of dependence...
  43. ncbi request reprint Measuring the loss of autonomy over nicotine use in adolescents: the DANDY (Development and Assessment of Nicotine Dependence in Youths) study
    Joseph R DiFranza
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Ave, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:397-403. 2002
    ..We propose that nicotine dependence begins when autonomy is lost, ie, when the sequelae of tobacco use, either physical or psychological, present a barrier to quitting...
  44. ncbi request reprint Susceptibility to nicotine dependence: the Development and Assessment of Nicotine Dependence in Youth 2 study
    Joseph R DiFranza
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Ave, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Pediatrics 120:e974-83. 2007
    ..We studied a cohort of 1246 public school 6th-graders in 6 Massachusetts communities (mean age at baseline: 12.2 years)...
  45. ncbi request reprint Effects of combination estrogen plus progestin hormone treatment on cognition and affect
    Susan M Resnick
    National Institute on Aging, Baltimore, Maryland 21224 6825, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:1802-10. 2006
    ..Some studies of hormone treatment in postmenopausal women suggest benefits on specific cognitive functions, particularly memory...
  46. ncbi request reprint Estrogen therapy and coronary-artery calcification
    JoAnn E Manson
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    N Engl J Med 356:2591-602. 2007
    ..We examined the relationship between estrogen therapy and coronary-artery calcium in the context of a randomized clinical trial...
  47. pmc Enrollment in a brain magnetic resonance study: results from the Women's Health Initiative Memory Study Magnetic Resonance Imaging Study (WHIMS-MRI)
    Sarah A Jaramillo
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Acad Radiol 14:603-12. 2007
    ..We use data from a large MRI study to identify factors associated with differential enrollment and to examine potential biases this may produce in study results...
  48. pmc Atherosclerotic risk factor reduction in peripheral arterial diseasea: results of a national physician survey
    Mary Mcgrae McDermott
    Departments of Medicine and Preventive Medicine, The Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Evanston Ill 60611, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:895-904. 2002
    ..We documented physician-reported practice behavior, knowledge, and attitudes regarding atherosclerotic risk factor reduction in patients with PAD...
  49. ncbi request reprint Effects of estrogen plus progestin on health-related quality of life
    Jennifer Hays
    Center for Women s Health, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston 77025, USA
    N Engl J Med 348:1839-54. 2003
    ..The Women's Health Initiative (WHI) and other clinical trials indicate that significant health risks are associated with combination hormone use. Less is known about the effect of hormone therapy on health-related quality of life...
  50. ncbi request reprint Translating what we have learned into practice. Principles and hypotheses for interventions addressing multiple behaviors in primary care
    Russell E Glasgow
    Kaiser Permanente Colorado, Clinical Research Unit, Denver, Colorado, USA
    Am J Prev Med 27:88-101. 2004
    ..Still, there is enough consistency of findings to present testable hypotheses for clinicians and administrators to evaluate and guide practice until more definitive evidence is available...
  51. doi request reprint Cardiovascular risk in women with non-specific chest pain (from the Women's Health Initiative Hormone Trials)
    Jennifer G Robinson
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Am J Cardiol 102:693-9. 2008
    ..In conclusion, a hospitalization for NSCP doubles the risk for a subsequent CAD event in postmenopausal women over the next 5 to 7 years and identifies them as candidates for aggressive risk factor treatment...
  52. pmc Relation of heart rate parameters during exercise test to sudden death and all-cause mortality in asymptomatic men
    A Selcuk Adabag
    Division of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Am J Cardiol 101:1437-43. 2008
    ..In conclusion, middle-aged men without clinical CHD who stopped exercise before reaching 85% of maximal HR had a higher risk of sudden death. Other exercise HR parameters and exercise duration predicted all-cause mortality...
  53. ncbi request reprint Influences on older women's adherence to a low-fat diet in the Women's Health Initiative
    Margaret H Kearney
    School of Nursing, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts 02467 3812, USA
    Psychosom Med 64:450-7. 2002
    ..The purpose of this exploratory study was to determine the major behavioral influences on older women's adherence to a dietary fat reduction intervention...
  54. ncbi request reprint A primer on current evidence-based review systems and their implications for behavioral medicine
    Karina W Davidson
    College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Ann Behav Med 28:226-38. 2004
    ..Multiple review systems have been established within medicine and psychology to evaluate and disseminate research findings to clinical practice...
  55. ncbi request reprint Elderly women diagnosed with nonspecific chest pain may be at increased cardiovascular risk
    Jennifer G Robinson
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 15:1151-60. 2006
    ..Women are more likely than men to have nonspecific chest pain (NSCP) symptoms. The long-term outcomes in women discharged with a diagnosis of NSCP are unknown...
  56. ncbi request reprint Calcium plus vitamin D supplementation and the risk of fractures
    Rebecca D Jackson
    Division of Endocrinology, Ohio State University, 485 McCampbell, 1581 Dodd Dr, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    N Engl J Med 354:669-83. 2006
    ..The efficacy of calcium with vitamin D supplementation for preventing hip and other fractures in healthy postmenopausal women remains equivocal...
  57. ncbi request reprint Estrogen plus progestin and the incidence of dementia and mild cognitive impairment in postmenopausal women: the Women's Health Initiative Memory Study: a randomized controlled trial
    Sally A Shumaker
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, NC 27104, USA
    JAMA 289:2651-62. 2003
    ..On July 8, 2002, the study drugs, estrogen plus progestin, in the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) trial were discontinued because of certain increased health risks in women receiving combined hormone therapy...
  58. ncbi request reprint Low-fat dietary pattern and risk of cardiovascular disease: the Women's Health Initiative Randomized Controlled Dietary Modification Trial
    Barbara V Howard
    MedStar Research Institute Howard University, Washington, DC, USA
    JAMA 295:655-66. 2006
    ..Multiple epidemiologic studies and some trials have linked diet with cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevention, but long-term intervention data are needed...
  59. ncbi request reprint Low-fat dietary pattern and risk of colorectal cancer: the Women's Health Initiative Randomized Controlled Dietary Modification Trial
    Shirley A A Beresford
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 7236, USA
    JAMA 295:643-54. 2006
    ..Observational studies and polyp recurrence trials are not conclusive regarding the effects of a low-fat dietary pattern on risk of colorectal cancer, necessitating a primary prevention trial...
  60. ncbi request reprint Screening for overweight in children and adolescents: where is the evidence? a commentary by the childhood obesity working group of the US Preventive Services Task Force
    Virginia A Moyer
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pediatrics 116:235-8. 2005

Research Grants18

  1. RCT for Smoking Cessation in 10 Medical Schools
    Judith K Ockene; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  2. RCT for Smoking Cessation in 10 Medical Schools
    Judith Ockene; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  3. Soy Isoflavones for Menopausal Vasomotor Symptoms
    Judith Ockene; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..These data will provide essential information for optimal study design, methods of data collection, and total daily dose and dosing frequency for a larger, more definitive randomized controlled trial. ..
  4. POLICY TO SUPPORT TOBACCO TREATMENT IN HEALTH CARE
    Judith Ockene; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Recommendations will be made about what standards should be included in a funding policy in order to assure successful implementation of a tobacco treatment program and services in different types of settings. ..
  5. PROVIDER DELIVERED ALCOHOL INTERVENTION PROJECT
    Judith Ockene; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The cost effectiveness of this intervention also will be evaluated. If funded, the proposed study will be the longest follow-up study (72 months) of the natural history of high-risk and problem drinkers in the primary care population. ..
  6. PHYSICIAN-DELIVERED ALCOHOL INTERVENTION PROJECT
    Judith Ockene; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ....
  7. RCT for Smoking Cessation in 10 Medical Schools
    Judith K Ockene; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....