Alai Tan

Summary

Affiliation: University of Texas Medical Branch
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Refining physician quality indicators for screening mammography in older women: distinguishing appropriate use from overuse
    Alai Tan
    Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:380-7. 2013
  2. pmc Integrating age and comorbidity to assess screening mammography utilization
    Alai Tan
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 1148, USA
    Am J Prev Med 42:229-34. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Variation in false-positive rates of mammography reading among 1067 radiologists: a population-based assessment
    Alai Tan
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, Office of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Boulevard, Galveston, Texas 77555 1148, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 100:309-18. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Evaluating health care performance: strengths and limitations of multilevel analysis
    Alai Tan
    Office of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 1148, USA
    Biom J 49:707-18. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Complications and continuation of intrauterine device use among commercially insured teenagers
    Abbey B Berenson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 121:951-8. 2013
  6. pmc Completion of the human papillomavirus vaccine series among insured females between 2006 and 2009
    Jacqueline M Hirth
    Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Women s Health, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77573, USA
    Cancer 118:5623-9. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Use of mind-body therapies in psychiatry and family medicine faculty and residents: attitudes, barriers, and gender differences
    Victor Sierpina
    University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 1123, USA
    Explore (NY) 3:129-35. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint The relationships among acculturation, body mass index, depression, and interleukin 1-receptor antagonist in Hispanic pregnant women
    R Jeanne Ruiz
    University of Texas Medical Branch, School of Nursing, Galveston, TX 77555 1029, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:338-43. 2007
  9. pmc High resolution imaging of epithelial injury in the sheep cervicovaginal tract: a promising model for testing safety of candidate microbicides
    Kathleen L Vincent
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 36:312-8. 2009
  10. doi request reprint The effect of acculturation on progesterone/estriol ratios and preterm birth in Hispanics
    R Jeanne Ruiz
    The School of Nursing, The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 1029, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 111:309-16. 2008

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. pmc Refining physician quality indicators for screening mammography in older women: distinguishing appropriate use from overuse
    Alai Tan
    Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:380-7. 2013
    ..To assess the feasibility of refining physician quality indicators of screening mammography use based on patient life expectancy...
  2. pmc Integrating age and comorbidity to assess screening mammography utilization
    Alai Tan
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 1148, USA
    Am J Prev Med 42:229-34. 2012
    ..However, many experts and guidelines encourage clinicians to consider patient health and/or life expectancy...
  3. ncbi request reprint Variation in false-positive rates of mammography reading among 1067 radiologists: a population-based assessment
    Alai Tan
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, Office of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Boulevard, Galveston, Texas 77555 1148, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 100:309-18. 2006
    ..The accuracy of mammography reading varies among radiologists. We conducted a population-based assessment on radiologist variation in false- positive rates of screening mammography and its associated radiologist characteristics...
  4. ncbi request reprint Evaluating health care performance: strengths and limitations of multilevel analysis
    Alai Tan
    Office of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 1148, USA
    Biom J 49:707-18. 2007
    ..We also discuss the strengths and limitations of multilevel analysis in profiling health care providers with small caseloads...
  5. doi request reprint Complications and continuation of intrauterine device use among commercially insured teenagers
    Abbey B Berenson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 121:951-8. 2013
    ....
  6. pmc Completion of the human papillomavirus vaccine series among insured females between 2006 and 2009
    Jacqueline M Hirth
    Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Women s Health, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77573, USA
    Cancer 118:5623-9. 2012
    ..The current study examined whether the percentage of insured women who complete the vaccine series has changed across time, and how provider type and age at initiation affects rates of completion...
  7. ncbi request reprint Use of mind-body therapies in psychiatry and family medicine faculty and residents: attitudes, barriers, and gender differences
    Victor Sierpina
    University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 1123, USA
    Explore (NY) 3:129-35. 2007
    ..Biofeedback, relaxation therapy, hypnosis, guided imagery, cognitive behavioral therapy, and psychoeducational approaches are the domain of MBM we examined in assessing physician attitudes, beliefs, and practices...
  8. ncbi request reprint The relationships among acculturation, body mass index, depression, and interleukin 1-receptor antagonist in Hispanic pregnant women
    R Jeanne Ruiz
    University of Texas Medical Branch, School of Nursing, Galveston, TX 77555 1029, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:338-43. 2007
    ....
  9. pmc High resolution imaging of epithelial injury in the sheep cervicovaginal tract: a promising model for testing safety of candidate microbicides
    Kathleen L Vincent
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 36:312-8. 2009
    ..In addition, optical coherence tomography (OCT) could enable high resolution visualization of tissue morphology and noninvasive assessment of microbicide-induced epithelial injury...
  10. doi request reprint The effect of acculturation on progesterone/estriol ratios and preterm birth in Hispanics
    R Jeanne Ruiz
    The School of Nursing, The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 1029, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 111:309-16. 2008
    ..To examine the Hispanic acculturation paradox by identifying the effect of acculturation on serum progesterone and estriol levels, the progesterone/estriol ratio, and preterm birth...
  11. pmc Compliance with cervical cancer screening and human papillomavirus testing guidelines among insured young women
    Jacqueline M Hirth
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Women s Health, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 209:200.e1-7. 2013
    ..This study examined whether clinicians stopped administering Papanicolaou and HPV tests among women younger than 21 years of age after new ACOG guidelines were issued...
  12. pmc Prostate-specific antigen testing in men aged 40-64 years: impact of publication of clinical trials
    James S Goodwin
    Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Blvd, Galveston, TX 77555 0177
    J Natl Cancer Inst 105:743-5. 2013
    ..06; P =.98). The slope of PSA testing rates did not change in men aged 50 to 59 years or 60 to 64 years with the publication of the results of the large trials in 2009 or with the subsequent changes in recommendations on PSA testing...
  13. pmc Completion of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine series among males with private insurance between 2006 and 2009
    Jacqueline M Hirth
    Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Women s Health, University of Texas Medical Branch, United States
    Vaccine 31:1138-40. 2013
    ..Series completion did not vary significantly by provider type. These findings suggest that difficulties may be encountered in fully vaccinating enough males to achieve adequate herd immunity in the future...
  14. doi request reprint Development of food allergies in patients with Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease treated with gastric acid suppressive medications
    Anita Trikha
    National Jewish Health, Denver, CO, USA UTMB, Galveston, TX, USA
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 24:582-8. 2013
    ..Reflux disease, a very common problem in children, is often treated with gastric acid suppressive (GAS) medications which may alter the processing of food allergens, thereby affecting oral mucosal tolerance...
  15. pmc Continuation rates and complications of intrauterine contraception in women diagnosed with bipolar disorder
    Abbey B Berenson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0587, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 118:1331-6. 2011
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Correlates of bacterial pneumonia hospitalizations in elders, Texas border
    Frank C Lemus
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, Sealy Center on Aging, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 1153, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 12:423-32. 2010
    ..This study explored associations of individual and county correlates with bacterial pneumonia hospitalization rates for elders residing in 32 Texas counties bordering Mexico...