Robert B Wallace

Summary

Affiliation: University of Iowa
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Collaborative Care for Older Adults with low back pain by family medicine physicians and doctors of chiropractic (COCOA): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Christine M Goertz
    Palmer College of Chiropractic, Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research, 741 Brady St, Davenport, IA 52803, USA
    Trials 14:18. 2013
  2. 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
  3. pmc Consistency and precision of cancer reporting in a multiwave national panel survey
    Anna Zajacova
    Department of Sociology, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY, USA
    Popul Health Metr 8:20. 2010
  4. pmc Cognitive health among older adults in the United States and in England
    Kenneth M Langa
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    BMC Geriatr 9:23. 2009
  5. pmc A 12-year prospective study of stroke risk in older Medicare beneficiaries
    Fredric D Wolinsky
    Center for Research on the Implementation of Innovative Strategies into Practice, Iowa City Veterans Administration Medical Center, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    BMC Geriatr 9:17. 2009
  6. pmc Early dissemination of bevacizumab for advanced colorectal cancer: a prospective cohort study
    S Yousuf Zafar
    Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    BMC Cancer 11:354. 2011
  7. pmc Characterization of the association between 8q24 and colon cancer: gene-environment exploration and meta-analysis
    Carolyn M Hutter
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, USA
    BMC Cancer 10:670. 2010
  8. pmc Urinary tract stone occurrence in the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) randomized clinical trial of calcium and vitamin D supplements
    Robert B Wallace
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Iowa College of Public Health, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 94:270-7. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Application of FDA adverse event report data to the surveillance of dietary botanical supplements
    Robert B Wallace
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 42:653-60. 2008
  10. pmc Prior hospitalization and the risk of heart attack in older adults: a 12-year prospective study of Medicare beneficiaries
    Fredric D Wolinsky
    Department of Health Management, University of Iowa, 200 Hawkins Drive, E 205 General Hospital, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 65:769-77. 2010

Research Grants

  1. Lung Cancer Care Outcomes/Surveillance Consortium-Iowa
    Robert Wallace; Fiscal Year: 2005
  2. Integrating Aging and Cancer Research
    Robert Wallace; Fiscal Year: 2007
  3. Lung Cancer Care Outcomes/Surveillance Consortium-Iowa
    Robert Wallace; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications79

  1. pmc Collaborative Care for Older Adults with low back pain by family medicine physicians and doctors of chiropractic (COCOA): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Christine M Goertz
    Palmer College of Chiropractic, Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research, 741 Brady St, Davenport, IA 52803, USA
    Trials 14:18. 2013
    ....
  2. 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...
  3. pmc Consistency and precision of cancer reporting in a multiwave national panel survey
    Anna Zajacova
    Department of Sociology, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY, USA
    Popul Health Metr 8:20. 2010
    ..abstract:..
  4. pmc Cognitive health among older adults in the United States and in England
    Kenneth M Langa
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    BMC Geriatr 9:23. 2009
    ..We compared cognitive performance of older adults in the US and England, and sought to identify sociodemographic and medical factors associated with differences in cognitive function between the two countries...
  5. pmc A 12-year prospective study of stroke risk in older Medicare beneficiaries
    Fredric D Wolinsky
    Center for Research on the Implementation of Innovative Strategies into Practice, Iowa City Veterans Administration Medical Center, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    BMC Geriatr 9:17. 2009
    ..Stroke costs about $66B annually in the US, and also results in serious, long-term disability. Therefore, it is prudent to identify all possible risk factors and their effects so that appropriate intervention points may be targeted...
  6. pmc Early dissemination of bevacizumab for advanced colorectal cancer: a prospective cohort study
    S Yousuf Zafar
    Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    BMC Cancer 11:354. 2011
    ..We describe early dissemination patterns for first-line bevacizumab given for metastatic colorectal cancer treatment...
  7. pmc Characterization of the association between 8q24 and colon cancer: gene-environment exploration and meta-analysis
    Carolyn M Hutter
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, USA
    BMC Cancer 10:670. 2010
    ..Genome-wide association studies and subsequent replication studies have shown that single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in the chromosomal region 8q24 are associated with colorectal cancer susceptibility...
  8. pmc Urinary tract stone occurrence in the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) randomized clinical trial of calcium and vitamin D supplements
    Robert B Wallace
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Iowa College of Public Health, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 94:270-7. 2011
    ..This study evaluated whether this risk is modified by participant characteristics...
  9. doi request reprint Application of FDA adverse event report data to the surveillance of dietary botanical supplements
    Robert B Wallace
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 42:653-60. 2008
    ....
  10. pmc Prior hospitalization and the risk of heart attack in older adults: a 12-year prospective study of Medicare beneficiaries
    Fredric D Wolinsky
    Department of Health Management, University of Iowa, 200 Hawkins Drive, E 205 General Hospital, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 65:769-77. 2010
    ..We investigated whether prior hospitalization was a risk factor for heart attacks among older adults in the survey on Assets and Health Dynamics among the Oldest Old...
  11. pmc The aftermath of hip fracture: discharge placement, functional status change, and mortality
    Suzanne E Bentler
    Department of Health Management and Policy, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 170:1290-9. 2009
    ..Sex, age, dementia, and frailty were significantly associated with mortality. This is one of the few studies to prospectively capture these declines in functional status after hip fracture...
  12. pmc Older adults who persistently present to the emergency department with severe, non-severe, and indeterminate episode patterns
    Brian Kaskie
    Department of Health Management and Policy, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    BMC Geriatr 11:65. 2011
    ..In this research, we classified older adults into population groups that persistently present with severe, non-severe, or indeterminate patterns of ED episodes. We then contrasted the three groups using a comprehensive set of covariates...
  13. pmc Long-term declines in ADLs, IADLs, and mobility among older Medicare beneficiaries
    Fredric D Wolinsky
    Department of Health Management and Policy, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    BMC Geriatr 11:43. 2011
    ..Therefore, the authors studied the extent of long-term functional decline in older Medicare beneficiaries who were followed for varying time lengths, and the authors also identified the risk factors associated with those declines...
  14. doi request reprint Impact of functional limitations and medical comorbidity on subsequent weight changes and increased depressive symptoms in older adults
    Valerie L Forman-Hoffman
    Department of Internal Medicine, Iowa City Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of Iowa College of Medicine, SE 605 GH, 200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Aging Health 20:367-84. 2008
    ..The primary goal of this study was to determine the effect of the onset of major medical comorbidity and functional decline on subsequent weight change and increased depressive symptoms...
  15. ncbi request reprint Risks and benefits of bladder antimuscarinics among elderly residents of Veterans Affairs Community Living Centers
    Daniela C Moga
    University of Kentucky, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, Institute for Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, Lexington, KY University of Kentucky, Department of Epidemiology, Lexington, KY University of Iowa, Department of Epidemiology, Iowa City, IA Electronic address
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 14:749-60. 2013
    ..To evaluate risks and benefits of bladder antimuscarinics (BAMs) among elderly long term care nursing home residents...
  16. pmc Defining emergency department episodes by severity and intensity: A 15-year study of Medicare beneficiaries
    Brian Kaskie
    Department of Health Management and Policy, College of Public Health, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:173. 2010
    ....
  17. pmc A prospective cohort study of long-term cognitive changes in older Medicare beneficiaries
    Fredric D Wolinsky
    Department of Health Management and Policy, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:710. 2011
    ....
  18. pmc National surveillance of herbal dietary supplement exposures: the poison control center experience
    Brian M Gryzlak
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Iowa, IA, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 16:947-57. 2007
    ..The purpose of this report is to characterize reports to poison control centers (PCCs) involving two widely used herbal dietary supplements (HDSs), Echinacea, and St. John's wort (SJW)...
  19. pmc A longitudinal study of chiropractic use among older adults in the United States
    Paula Weigel
    Department of Health Management and Policy, College of Public Health, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Chiropr Osteopat 18:34. 2010
    ..abstract:..
  20. pmc Continuity of care with a primary care physician and mortality in older adults
    Fredric D Wolinsky
    Departments of Health Management and Policy and General Internal Medicine, The University of Iowa, 200 Hawkins Drive, E 205 General Hospital, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 65:421-8. 2010
    ..We examined whether older adults who had continuity of care with a primary care physician (PCP) had lower mortality...
  21. pmc Use of herbs among adults based on evidence-based indications: findings from the National Health Interview Survey
    Aditya Bardia
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 82:561-6. 2007
    ..To examine the extent to which US adults use herbs (herbal supplements) in accordance with evidence-based indications...
  22. pmc Restless legs syndrome and functional limitations among American elders in the Health and Retirement Study
    Dominic J Cirillo
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA, USA
    BMC Geriatr 12:39. 2012
    ..Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a common condition associated with decreased quality of life in older adults. This study estimates the prevalence, risk factors, and functional correlates of among U.S. elders...
  23. pmc Changes in diet behavior when adults become parents
    Helena H Laroche
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa, and Iowa City Veterans Administration Medical Center, Iowa City, IA 52246, USA
    J Acad Nutr Diet 112:832-9. 2012
    ..Cross-sectional studies suggest that parents eat more saturated fat than nonparents. Few studies exist on other dietary factors or using longitudinal data...
  24. doi request reprint Patterns of natural herb use by Asian and Pacific Islanders
    Miho J Tanaka
    College of Medicine, University of Iowa, USA
    Ethn Health 13:93-108. 2008
    ..The goal of this study was to characterize the rates and patterns of herb use among the API population of the United States...
  25. pmc Emergency department utilization patterns among older adults
    Fredric D Wolinsky
    The Iowa City VA Medical Center, Iowa, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:204-9. 2008
    ..We identified 4-year (2 years before and 2 years after the index [baseline] interview) ED use patterns in older adults and the factors associated with them...
  26. pmc The orbitofrontal cortex, real-world decision making, and normal aging
    Natalie L Denburg
    Department of Neurology, Division of Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Iowa Roy J and Lucille A Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA 52242 1053, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1121:480-98. 2007
    ..Finally, we present data demonstrating that poor decision makers are more likely to fall prey to deceptive advertising, suggesting compromise of real-world judgment and decision-making abilities...
  27. ncbi request reprint Inappropriate medication use as a risk factor for self-reported adverse drug effects in older adults
    Elizabeth A Chrischilles
    Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, The University of Iowa, 200 Hawkins Drive, C21 J GH, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1000-6. 2009
    ..To determine the association between inappropriate medication use and self-reported adverse drug effects (ADEs)...
  28. pmc An interpersonal continuity of care measure for Medicare Part B claims analyses
    Fredric D Wolinsky
    Iowa City Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Iowa, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 62:S160-8. 2007
    ..This article presents an interpersonal continuity of care measure...
  29. pmc Hospital episodes and physician visits: the concordance between self-reports and medicare claims
    Fredric D Wolinsky
    Iowa City VA Health Care System, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Med Care 45:300-7. 2007
    ..Health services use typically is examined using either self-reports or administrative data, but the concordance between the 2 is not well established...
  30. ncbi request reprint Weight and depressive symptoms in older adults: direction of influence?
    Valerie L Forman-Hoffman
    Center for Research in the Implementation of Innovative Stategies in Practice, Iowa City Veteran s Affairs Medical Center, Iowa, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 62:S43-51. 2007
    ..We used separate cross-lagged models for men and women in order to study the impact of weight change on subsequent increases in depressive symptoms 2 years later and vice versa...
  31. pmc Use of complementary medicine in older Americans: results from the Health and Retirement Study
    Jose Ness
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, SE624GH, 200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Gerontologist 45:516-24. 2005
    ..This study was designed to identify such correlates in a large sample of older adults, thus generating new data relevant to consumer education, medical training, and health practice and policy...
  32. ncbi request reprint Failure to recognize and act on abnormal test results: the case of screening bone densitometry
    Peter Cram
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 31:90-7. 2005
    ..Failure to follow up on abnormal test results is common. A model was developed to capture the reasons why providers did not take action on abnormal test results...
  33. ncbi request reprint Workplace accommodations for people with disabilities: National Health Interview Survey Disability Supplement, 1994-1995
    Craig Zwerling
    University of Iowa, College of Public Health, 100 Oakdale Campus, 126 IREH, Iowa City, IA 52242 5000, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 45:517-25. 2003
    ..44-0.70). College graduates (OR 1.53; 95% CI = 1.22-1.91), older workers, full time workers (OR 3.99; 95% CI = 2.63-3.87), and the self-employed (OR 1.76; 95% CI = 1.28-2.41) were more likely than others to receive accommodations...
  34. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of depressive symptoms in a community sample of people suffering from heart failure
    Carolyn L Turvey
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:2003-8. 2002
    ..To examine the rates and correlates of depressive symptoms and syndromal depression in people with self-reported heart failure participating in a community study of people aged 70 and older...
  35. ncbi request reprint Linking clinical variables to health-related quality of life in Parkinson's disease
    Elizabeth A Chrischilles
    Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 8:199-209. 2002
    ..Identify the point-in-time relationship between Parkinson's disease (PD) signs and symptoms and measures of health-related quality of life (HRQL)...
  36. ncbi request reprint Workforce participation by persons with disabilities: the National Health Interview Survey Disability Supplement, 1994 to 1995
    Craig Zwerling
    University of Iowa, College of Public Health, 100 Oakdale Campus, 126 IREH, Iowa City, IA 52242 5000, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 44:358-64. 2002
    ..Lastly, persons with self-reported alcohol abuse (OR, 1.30) were more likely to work, and persons with self-reported drug abuse (OR, 0.93) were not less likely to work, than others in our study population of Americans with disabilities...
  37. pmc Inflammatory markers and the risk of hip fracture: the Women's Health Initiative
    Kamil E Barbour
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 27:1167-76. 2012
    ..Future clinical trials should test whether interventions to decrease inflammatory marker levels reduces hip fractures...
  38. pmc Dietary supplement polypharmacy: an unrecognized public health problem?
    Nicole L Nisly
    Department of Internal Medicine, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa and Department of Epidemiology, University of Iowa College of Public Health, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 7:107-13. 2010
    ..Clinical interviewing and population surveys both address this issue in complementary ways, and provide a further understanding of dietary supplement use patterns...
  39. pmc Demographic differences in incidence for pituitary adenoma
    Bradley D McDowell
    Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, 52242, USA
    Pituitary 14:23-30. 2011
    ..There are several potential explanations for this finding with some evidence that at least part of the effect may be due to differential diagnosis between races...
  40. pmc Adverse events among the elderly receiving chemotherapy for advanced non-small-cell lung cancer
    Elizabeth A Chrischilles
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Clin Oncol 28:620-7. 2010
    ..To describe chemotherapy use and adverse events (AEs) for advanced-stage, non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) in community practice, including descriptions according to variation by age...
  41. pmc Hormone therapy and physical function change among older women in the Women's Health Initiative: a randomized controlled trial
    Yvonne L Michael
    Department of Epidemiology, Drexel University School of Public Health, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
    Menopause 17:295-302. 2010
    ..We examined whether hormone therapy affected physical function in women 65 to 79 years of age at enrollment...
  42. doi request reprint Medication therapy management and complex patients with disability: a randomized controlled trial
    Elizabeth A Chrischilles
    University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 48:158-67. 2014
    ..Drug therapy problems, adverse drug events (ADEs), and symptom burden are high among adults with disabilities...
  43. pmc Recent hospitalization and the risk of hip fracture among older Americans
    Fredric D Wolinsky
    University of Iowa, 200 Hawkins Drive, E 205 General Hospital, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 64:249-55. 2009
    ..We identified hip fracture risks in a prospective national study...
  44. ncbi request reprint Retirement and weight changes among men and women in the health and retirement study
    Valerie L Forman-Hoffman
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa College of Medicine, 200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 63:S146-53. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether retirement was associated with either weight gain or weight loss...
  45. ncbi request reprint Hormone therapy and age-related macular degeneration: the Women's Health Initiative Sight Exam Study
    Mary N Haan
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, 611 Church Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 124:988-92. 2006
    ..To determine the effectiveness of treatment with conjugated equine estrogens (CEE) or with CEE combined with progestin (CEE + P) on age-related macular degeneration (AMD)...
  46. 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...
  47. ncbi request reprint Effect of estrogen therapy on gallbladder disease
    Dominic J Cirillo
    Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA
    JAMA 293:330-9. 2005
    ..Estrogen therapy is thought to promote gallstone formation and cholecystitis but most data derive from observational studies rather than randomized trials...
  48. ncbi request reprint Effect of hormone therapy on risk of hip and knee joint replacement in the Women's Health Initiative
    Dominic J Cirillo
    University of Iowa College of Public Health, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 54:3194-204. 2006
    ..To determine the effect of hormone therapy on arthroplasty rates...
  49. ncbi request reprint Mild cognitive impairment and 10-year trajectories of disability in the Iowa Established Populations for Epidemiologic Studies of the Elderly cohort
    Jama L Purser
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1966-72. 2005
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Anemia and decline in physical performance among older persons
    Brenda W J H Penninx
    Sticht Center on Aging, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Am J Med 115:104-10. 2003
    ..We examined whether anemia in older persons increases the risk of subsequent decline in physical function, as measured by objective performance-based tests...
  51. ncbi request reprint The Aging, Demographics, and Memory Study: study design and methods
    Kenneth M Langa
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, 300 North Ingalls Building, Rm 7E01, Box 4029, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 25:181-91. 2005
    ..We also illustrate potential uses of the ADAMS data and provide information to interested researchers on obtaining ADAMS and HRS data...
  52. ncbi request reprint Additive and interactive effects of comorbid physical and mental conditions on functional health
    Nancy H Fultz
    Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Aging Health 15:465-81. 2003
    ..Evaluation approaches to functional outcomes have rarely focused on the presence of specific comorbidities, particularly those involving mental health disorders...
  53. doi request reprint Association of urinary bisphenol A concentration with medical disorders and laboratory abnormalities in adults
    Iain A Lang
    Epidemiology and Public Health Group, Peninsula Medical School, Barrack Rd, Exeter EX2 5DW, UK
    JAMA 300:1303-10. 2008
    ..Bisphenol A (BPA) is widely used in epoxy resins lining food and beverage containers. Evidence of effects in animals has generated concern over low-level chronic exposures in humans...
  54. ncbi request reprint Moderate alcohol consumption in older adults is associated with better cognition and well-being than abstinence
    Iain Lang
    Epidemiology and Public Health Group, Peninsula Medical School, RD and E Wonford Site, Exeter, UK
    Age Ageing 36:256-61. 2007
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint What level of alcohol consumption is hazardous for older people? Functioning and mortality in U.S. and English national cohorts
    Iain Lang
    Epidemiology and Public Health Group, Peninsula Medical School, Exeter, UK
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:49-57. 2007
    ..To estimate disability plus mortality risks in older people according to level of alcohol intake...
  56. ncbi request reprint Associations between intermediate age-related macular degeneration and lutein and zeaxanthin in the Carotenoids in Age-related Eye Disease Study (CAREDS): ancillary study of the Women's Health Initiative
    Suzen M Moeller
    Author Affiliations Departments of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
    Arch Ophthalmol 124:1151-62. 2006
    ..To evaluate the relationship between dietary lutein plus zeaxanthin and intermediate age-related macular degeneration (AMD)...
  57. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation and transition into retirement: analyses from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing
    Iain A Lang
    Epidemiology and Public Health Group, Peninsula Medical School, Exeter, UK
    Age Ageing 36:638-43. 2007
    ..Transitions such as retirement may represent points at which changes in health behaviour occur...
  58. ncbi request reprint Functional limitations in elderly female cancer survivors
    Carol Sweeney
    Health Research Center, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:521-9. 2006
    ..The elderly population, including many who are long-term cancer survivors, is increasing. Aspects of quality of life in elderly cancer survivors are not well understood...
  59. pmc Neighbourhood deprivation and incident mobility disability in older adults
    Iain A Lang
    Epidemiology and Public Health Group, Peninsula Medical School, Exeter EX2 5DW, UK
    Age Ageing 37:403-10. 2008
    ..to assess whether incident mobility disability and neighbourhood deprivation in older people are associated independent of the effects of individual socio-economic status, health behaviours and health status...
  60. ncbi request reprint Understanding cancer patients' experience and outcomes: development and pilot study of the Cancer Care Outcomes Research and Surveillance patient survey
    Jennifer L Malin
    Division of General Internal Medicine Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Support Care Cancer 14:837-48. 2006
    ..The keystone to this effort is the baseline patient survey administered approximately 4 months after diagnosis...
  61. ncbi request reprint Effects of continuing or stopping alendronate after 5 years of treatment: the Fracture Intervention Trial Long-term Extension (FLEX): a randomized trial
    Dennis M Black
    San Francisco Coordinating Center, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
    JAMA 296:2927-38. 2006
    ..The optimal duration of treatment of women with postmenopausal osteoporosis is uncertain...
  62. pmc An interleukin-18 polymorphism is associated with reduced serum concentrations and better physical functioning in older people
    Timothy M Frayling
    Peninsula Medical School, Exeter, United Kingdom
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 62:73-8. 2007
    ..The role of common variation in the IL-18 gene on serum concentrations and functioning in old age is unknown...
  63. pmc Prevalence of cognitive impairment without dementia in the United States
    Brenda L Plassman
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27701, USA
    Ann Intern Med 148:427-34. 2008
    ..Cognitive impairment without dementia is associated with increased risk for disability, increased health care costs, and progression to dementia. There are no population-based prevalence estimates of this condition in the United States...
  64. pmc A common variant of the p16(INK4a) genetic region is associated with physical function in older people
    David Melzer
    Peninsula Medical School, RD and E Wonford Site, Barrack Road, Exeter EX2 5DW, UK
    Mech Ageing Dev 128:370-7. 2007
    ..The mechanism involved may be via greater cellular restorative activity and reduced stem cell senescence...
  65. ncbi request reprint Inflammatory biomarkers, hormone replacement therapy, and incident coronary heart disease: prospective analysis from the Women's Health Initiative observational study
    Aruna D Pradhan
    Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, Division of Preventive Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215 1204, USA
    JAMA 288:980-7. 2002
    ..Several inflammatory biomarkers, including CRP, are associated with increased cardiovascular risk. However, whether the effect of HRT on CRP represents a clinical hazard is unknown...
  66. ncbi request reprint Low-fat dietary pattern and risk of invasive breast cancer: the Women's Health Initiative Randomized Controlled Dietary Modification Trial
    Ross L Prentice
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Wash 98109, USA
    JAMA 295:629-42. 2006
    ..The hypothesis that a low-fat dietary pattern can reduce breast cancer risk has existed for decades but has never been tested in a controlled intervention trial...
  67. pmc Cardiovascular disease, its risk factors and treatment, and age-related macular degeneration: Women's Health Initiative Sight Exam ancillary study
    Ronald Klein
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53726, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 143:473-83. 2007
    ..To examine the association of cardiovascular disease (CVD), CVD risk factors, and CVD treatment with age-related macular degeneration (AMD)...
  68. 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...
  69. pmc Quality of preventive clinical services among caregivers in the health and retirement study
    Catherine Kim
    Division of General Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:875-8. 2004
    ..After adjustment for covariates, there were no significant associations between spousal caregiving and likelihood of caregiver receipt of preventive services...
  70. ncbi request reprint Benzodiazepine use and physical performance in community-dwelling older women
    Shelly L Gray
    School of Pharmacy, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:1563-70. 2003
    ..To determine whether benzodiazepine use in older women increased the risk of decline in physical function...
  71. ncbi request reprint The effect of self-reported and performance-based functional impairment on future hospital costs of community-dwelling older persons
    David B Reuben
    Multicampus Program in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California Los Angeles, 90095 1687, USA
    Gerontologist 44:401-7. 2004
    ..We determined the prognostic value of self-reported and performance-based measurement of function, including functional transitions and combining different measurement approaches, on utilization...
  72. ncbi request reprint Population variations in the initial treatment of non-small-cell lung cancer
    Arnold L Potosky
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, 6130 Executive Blvd, EPN Room 4005, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Clin Oncol 22:3261-8. 2004
    ..We report the patterns of initial therapy focusing on the investigation of differences in receipt of recommended therapies according to multiple clinical and nonclinical patient characteristics...
  73. ncbi request reprint Refining the categorization of physical functional status: the added value of combining self-reported and performance-based measures
    David B Reuben
    Multicampus Program in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles 90095 1687, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 59:1056-61. 2004
    ..However, what additional prognostic information is gained by combining these approaches remains unknown...
  74. pmc Neighborhood deprivation, individual socioeconomic status, and cognitive function in older people: analyses from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing
    Iain A Lang
    Epidemiology and Public Health Group, Peninsula Medical School, Exeter, United Kingdom
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:191-8. 2008
    ..To assess the relationship between cognitive function, socioeconomic status, and neighborhood deprivation (lack of local resources of all types, financial and otherwise)...
  75. pmc Hip fracture risk among community-dwelling elderly people in the United States: a prospective study of physical, cognitive, and socioeconomic indicators
    Robin Taylor Wilson
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Health Evaluation Sciences, Pennsylvania State College of Medicine, and the Penn State Cancer Institute, Hershey, PA 17033 0855, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:1210-8. 2006
    ..We determined risks of short-term (2-year) hip fracture in a nationally representative, prospective cohort of community-dwelling elderly people 70 years or older...
  76. ncbi request reprint Memory complaint is not necessary for diagnosis of mild cognitive impairment and does not predict 10-year trajectories of functional disability, word recall, or short portable mental status questionnaire limitations
    Jama L Purser
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:335-8. 2006
    ....
  77. pmc Associations between age-related nuclear cataract and lutein and zeaxanthin in the diet and serum in the Carotenoids in the Age-Related Eye Disease Study, an Ancillary Study of the Women's Health Initiative
    Suzen M Moeller
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53726 2336, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 126:354-64. 2008
    ..To evaluate associations between nuclear cataract (determined from slitlamp photographs between May 2001 and January 2004) and lutein and zeaxanthin in the diet and serum in patients between 1994 and 1998 and macula between 2001 and 2004...
  78. ncbi request reprint Out-of-pocket health care expenditures among older Americans with dementia
    Kenneth M Langa
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, 48109 0429, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 18:90-8. 2004
    ....

Research Grants3

  1. Lung Cancer Care Outcomes/Surveillance Consortium-Iowa
    Robert Wallace; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..We hypothesize there will be little or no treatment survival benefits for patients on the ENSCLC patients provides the rationale for this study. ..
  2. Integrating Aging and Cancer Research
    Robert Wallace; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Remaining activities include program administration, including ongoing planning and evaluation activities, and provision of variously sized pilot grants to promote research in the areas selected for development. ..
  3. Lung Cancer Care Outcomes/Surveillance Consortium-Iowa
    Robert Wallace; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We hypothesize there will be little or no treatment survival benefits for patients on the ENSCLC patients provides the rationale for this study. ..