Sharina D Person

Summary

Affiliation: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Nurse staffing and mortality for Medicare patients with acute myocardial infarction
    Sharina D Person
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Center for Outcomes and Effectiveness Research and Education, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Med Care 42:4-12. 2004
  2. pmc Alcohol consumption in young adults and incident hypertension: 20-year follow-up from the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults Study
    Jewell H Halanych
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 4410, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 171:532-9. 2010
  3. pmc Relationship of health behavior theories with self-efficacy among insufficiently active hypertensive African-American women
    Michelle Y Martin
    Department of Medicine, Division of Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1530 3rd Ave South, 1717 11th Ave South MT 617, Birmingham, AL 35294 4410, United States
    Patient Educ Couns 72:137-45. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Delay in time to receipt of thrombolytic medication among Medicare patients with kidney disease
    Britt B Newsome
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 46:595-602. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Burden of comorbid medical conditions and quality of diabetes care
    Jewell H Halanych
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:2999-3004. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Patient provider communication about the health effects of obesity
    Nefertiti H Durant
    Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Department of Medicine, MTC 201, 1600 7th Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35233, United States
    Patient Educ Couns 75:53-7. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Predictors of inconsistent contraceptive use among adolescent girls: findings from a prospective study
    Susan L Davies
    School of Public Health, Department of Health Behavior, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 0022, USA
    J Adolesc Health 39:43-9. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Enhancing patient-physician communication: a community and culturally based approach
    Michelle Y Martin
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham Alabama Division of Preventive Medicine, 35294 4410, USA
    J Cancer Educ 20:150-4. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Design of a randomized clinical trial to improve rates of amblyopia detection in preschool aged children in primary care settings
    Terry C Wall
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, United States
    Contemp Clin Trials 32:204-14. 2011
  10. pmc Association between anemia and aflatoxin B1 biomarker levels among pregnant women in Kumasi, Ghana
    Faisal M B Shuaib
    Department of Epidemiology, Ryals School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 83:1077-83. 2010

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Publications22

  1. ncbi request reprint Nurse staffing and mortality for Medicare patients with acute myocardial infarction
    Sharina D Person
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Center for Outcomes and Effectiveness Research and Education, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Med Care 42:4-12. 2004
    ..Recent hospital reductions in registered nurses (RNs) for hospital care raise concerns about patient outcomes...
  2. pmc Alcohol consumption in young adults and incident hypertension: 20-year follow-up from the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults Study
    Jewell H Halanych
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 4410, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 171:532-9. 2010
    ..Future studies should include social factors, such as income and education, and consider additional characteristics that may modify or confound associations between alcohol and blood pressure...
  3. pmc Relationship of health behavior theories with self-efficacy among insufficiently active hypertensive African-American women
    Michelle Y Martin
    Department of Medicine, Division of Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1530 3rd Ave South, 1717 11th Ave South MT 617, Birmingham, AL 35294 4410, United States
    Patient Educ Couns 72:137-45. 2008
    ..This study identified theoretical correlates associated with self-efficacy among insufficiently active, hypertensive Black women...
  4. ncbi request reprint Delay in time to receipt of thrombolytic medication among Medicare patients with kidney disease
    Britt B Newsome
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 46:595-602. 2005
    ..Our goal is to identify potential differences in thrombolytic medication delays and thrombolytic-associated bleeding events by severity of kidney disease...
  5. ncbi request reprint Burden of comorbid medical conditions and quality of diabetes care
    Jewell H Halanych
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:2999-3004. 2007
    ..We sought to examine the relationship between comorbidity and commonly assessed services for diabetic patients in a managed care organization...
  6. doi request reprint Patient provider communication about the health effects of obesity
    Nefertiti H Durant
    Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Department of Medicine, MTC 201, 1600 7th Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35233, United States
    Patient Educ Couns 75:53-7. 2009
    ..We assessed the influence of race/ethnicity and provider communication on overweight and obese patients' perceptions of the damage weight causes to their health...
  7. ncbi request reprint Predictors of inconsistent contraceptive use among adolescent girls: findings from a prospective study
    Susan L Davies
    School of Public Health, Department of Health Behavior, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 0022, USA
    J Adolesc Health 39:43-9. 2006
    ..To assess the independent effects of various behavioral and psychosocial antecedents on contraceptive use among a sample of low-income African-American adolescent females...
  8. ncbi request reprint Enhancing patient-physician communication: a community and culturally based approach
    Michelle Y Martin
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham Alabama Division of Preventive Medicine, 35294 4410, USA
    J Cancer Educ 20:150-4. 2005
    ..African American women are more likely to be diagnosed at later stages of breast cancer...
  9. doi request reprint Design of a randomized clinical trial to improve rates of amblyopia detection in preschool aged children in primary care settings
    Terry C Wall
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, United States
    Contemp Clin Trials 32:204-14. 2011
    ..This is the first cRCT targeting amblyopia prevention...
  10. pmc Association between anemia and aflatoxin B1 biomarker levels among pregnant women in Kumasi, Ghana
    Faisal M B Shuaib
    Department of Epidemiology, Ryals School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 83:1077-83. 2010
    ..This study found a strong, consistent association between anemia in pregnancy and aflatoxins...
  11. ncbi request reprint Relationship characteristics and sexual practices of African American adolescent girls who desire pregnancy
    Susan L Davies
    Center for Health Promotion, Department of Health Behavior, University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Public Health, 227 Ryals Building, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Health Educ Behav 31:85S-96S. 2004
    ..Effective pregnancy and sexually transmitted disease prevention programs for female adolescents should address their level of pregnancy desire...
  12. ncbi request reprint The association between income, education, and experiences of discrimination in older African American and European American patients
    Jewell H Halanych
    Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Ethn Dis 21:223-9. 2011
    ..In this study, we describe the associations of discrimination with income and education in elderly African Americans (AA) and European Americans (EA)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Obesity Modifies the Association of Race/Ethnicity with Medication Adherence in the CARDIA Study
    Maribel Salas
    1 Division of Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA 2 Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Patient 1:41-54. 2008
    ..To assess associations between race/ethnicity and medication adherence, and the potential modifying effects of weight category (normal, overweight, obese) in a community-based sample...
  14. ncbi request reprint Multicomponent Internet continuing medical education to promote chlamydia screening
    Jeroan J Allison
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 720 Faculty Office Tower, 1530 3rd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294 3407, USA
    Am J Prev Med 28:285-90. 2005
    ..Low Chlamydia trachomatis screening rates create an opportunity to test innovative continuing medical education (CME) programs. Few studies of Internet-based physician learning have been evaluated with objective data on practice patterns...
  15. ncbi request reprint Variations in physicians' advice for managing hypertension in women: a study using NHANES III
    Michelle Y Martin
    Division of Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Prev Med 43:337-42. 2006
    ..To examine the pattern of physician advice-giving to individuals with hypertension and to determine if advice-giving and adherence to advice vary by race...
  16. pmc Active and passive smoking and development of glucose intolerance among young adults in a prospective cohort: CARDIA study
    Thomas K Houston
    Deep South Center on Effectiveness Research, Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Birmingham, AL, USA
    BMJ 332:1064-9. 2006
    ..To assess whether active and passive smokers are more likely than non-smokers to develop clinically relevant glucose intolerance or diabetes...
  17. ncbi request reprint Do local opinion leaders augment hospital quality improvement efforts? A randomized trial to promote adherence to unstable angina guidelines
    Eta S Berner
    Center for Outcomes and Effectiveness Research and Education, School of Health Related Professions, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294, USA
    Med Care 41:420-31. 2003
    ..The influence of an opinion leader intervention on adherence to Unstable Angina (UA) guidelines compared with a traditional quality improvement model was investigated...
  18. pmc Patient smoking cessation advice by health care providers: the role of ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and health
    Thomas K Houston
    Deep South Center for Effectiveness Research, Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Alabama, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:1056-61. 2005
    ..We assessed differences by ethnicity in ever receiving advice from providers to quit smoking. We evaluated whether socioeconomic status and health status were moderators of the association...
  19. pmc Quantitative pediatric vision screening in primary care settings in Alabama
    Wendy L Marsh-Tootle
    School of Optometry, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    Optom Vis Sci 85:849-56. 2008
    ..Alabama Medicaid reimburses "objective" vision screening (VS), i.e., by acuity or similar quantitative method, and well child checks (WCCs) separately. We analyzed the frequency of each service obtained...
  20. doi request reprint Vaginal douching among Latina immigrants
    Katherine S Redding
    Division of Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL 35294 4410, USA
    Matern Child Health J 14:274-82. 2010
    ..Factors associated with douching in this population vary from those in other U.S. populations and, therefore, it needs to be addressed in a culturally appropriate manner...
  21. ncbi request reprint Validity of self-reports of reasons for hospitalization by young adults and risk factors for discordance with medical records: the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) Study
    Atiq Rahman
    School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 0008, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 162:491-8. 2005
    ..This has important implications, since obtaining medical records has become more costly and logistically difficult...
  22. ncbi request reprint Association of consultation between generalists and cardiologists with quality and outcomes of heart failure care
    Ali Ahmed
    aDivision of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Center for Aging, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Am Heart J 145:1086-93. 2003
    ..The objective of this retrospective cohort study was to determine whether consultation between generalists and cardiologists was associated with better quality and outcomes of HF care...