Jie Zhang

Summary

Affiliation: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Generalized bone loss as a predictor of three-year radiographic damage in African American patients with recent-onset rheumatoid arthritis
    Jie Zhang
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1665 University Boulevard, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 62:2219-26. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Osteopenia: debates and dilemmas
    Jie Zhang
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1665 University Blvd, Ryals 230K, Birmingham, AL, 35294, USA
    Curr Rheumatol Rep 15:384. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Potential and pitfalls of using large administrative claims data to study the safety of osteoporosis therapies
    Jie Zhang
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Services Comparative Effectiveness Research Training Program, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1665 University Boulevard, RPHB 517B, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Curr Rheumatol Rep 13:273-82. 2011
  4. pmc Possible protective effect of hydroxychloroquine on delaying the occurrence of integument damage in lupus: LXXI, data from a multiethnic cohort
    Guillermo J Pons-Estel
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 62:393-400. 2010
  5. pmc Association between vaccination for herpes zoster and risk of herpes zoster infection among older patients with selected immune-mediated diseases
    Jie Zhang
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294, USA
    JAMA 308:43-9. 2012
  6. pmc Predictors of cardiovascular damage in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus: data from LUMINA (LXVIII), a multiethnic US cohort
    Guillermo J Pons-Estel
    Department of Medicine, Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, Schools of Medicine and Public Health, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 48:817-22. 2009
  7. pmc Identifying newly approved medications in Medicare claims data: a case study using tocilizumab
    Jeffrey R Curtis
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 22:1214-21. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Recent trends in hip fracture rates by race/ethnicity among older US adults
    Nicole C Wright
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 27:2325-32. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Use of health plan combined with registry data to predict clinical trial recruitment
    Jeffrey R Curtis
    aDivision of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Clin Trials 11:96-101. 2014
  10. doi request reprint Central DXA utilization shifts from office-based to hospital-based settings among medicare beneficiaries in the wake of reimbursement changes
    Jie Zhang
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 27:858-64. 2012

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. pmc Generalized bone loss as a predictor of three-year radiographic damage in African American patients with recent-onset rheumatoid arthritis
    Jie Zhang
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1665 University Boulevard, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 62:2219-26. 2010
    ..To examine the association between baseline bone mineral density (BMD) and radiographic damage at 3 years of disease duration in a longitudinal cohort of African Americans with recent-onset rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  2. doi request reprint Osteopenia: debates and dilemmas
    Jie Zhang
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1665 University Blvd, Ryals 230K, Birmingham, AL, 35294, USA
    Curr Rheumatol Rep 15:384. 2013
    ..We also emphasize the very limited evidence of the benefits and risks of anti-osteoporotic agents for this population for primary fracture prevention, and the need for future studies to guide clinical practice. ..
  3. doi request reprint Potential and pitfalls of using large administrative claims data to study the safety of osteoporosis therapies
    Jie Zhang
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Services Comparative Effectiveness Research Training Program, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1665 University Boulevard, RPHB 517B, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Curr Rheumatol Rep 13:273-82. 2011
    ....
  4. pmc Possible protective effect of hydroxychloroquine on delaying the occurrence of integument damage in lupus: LXXI, data from a multiethnic cohort
    Guillermo J Pons-Estel
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 62:393-400. 2010
    ..To determine the features predictive of time to integument damage in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) from a multiethnic cohort (LUpus in MInorities, NAture versus nurture [LUMINA])...
  5. pmc Association between vaccination for herpes zoster and risk of herpes zoster infection among older patients with selected immune-mediated diseases
    Jie Zhang
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294, USA
    JAMA 308:43-9. 2012
    ..The safety and effectiveness of the vaccine are unclear for these patients...
  6. pmc Predictors of cardiovascular damage in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus: data from LUMINA (LXVIII), a multiethnic US cohort
    Guillermo J Pons-Estel
    Department of Medicine, Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, Schools of Medicine and Public Health, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 48:817-22. 2009
    ..To determine the features predictive of atherosclerotic cardiovascular damage in patients with SLE...
  7. pmc Identifying newly approved medications in Medicare claims data: a case study using tocilizumab
    Jeffrey R Curtis
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 22:1214-21. 2013
    ..Accurately identifying these medications is critical to safety and effectiveness research. Methods to identify medications prior to assignment of specific drug codes have not been well described...
  8. doi request reprint Recent trends in hip fracture rates by race/ethnicity among older US adults
    Nicole C Wright
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 27:2325-32. 2012
    ..Further research is needed to understand mechanisms responsible for declining rates in some and not others, as hip fractures continue to be a major problem among the elderly...
  9. doi request reprint Use of health plan combined with registry data to predict clinical trial recruitment
    Jeffrey R Curtis
    aDivision of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Clin Trials 11:96-101. 2014
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Central DXA utilization shifts from office-based to hospital-based settings among medicare beneficiaries in the wake of reimbursement changes
    Jie Zhang
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 27:858-64. 2012
    ..The reduction in DXA reimbursement was associated with a decrease in the number of DXAs performed in physician offices and fewer physician offices that provided DXA services...
  11. pmc Renal damage is the most important predictor of mortality within the damage index: data from LUMINA LXIV, a multiethnic US cohort
    Maria I Danila
    Department of Medicine, Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, School of Medicine, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 48:542-5. 2009
    ..Damage accrual in SLE has been previously shown to be an independent predictor of mortality. We sought to discern which SLICC Damage Index (SDI) domains are the most important predictors of survival in SLE...
  12. pmc Thresholds in disease activity for switching biologics in rheumatoid arthritis patients: experience from a large U.S. cohort
    Jie Zhang
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 63:1672-9. 2011
    ..To examine the threshold in disease activity associated with switching biologic treatment regimens in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients in real-world clinical practice...
  13. ncbi request reprint Splendore-Hoeppli phenomenon in the conjunctiva: immunohistochemical analysis
    Russell W Read
    Doheny Eye Institute, Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 140:262-6. 2005
    ..To present two cases of conjunctival lesions exhibiting the Splendore-Hoeppli phenomenon, each with different immunohistochemical findings...
  14. pmc Improving the efficiency and effectiveness of pragmatic clinical trials in older adults in the United States
    Kenneth G Saag
    Center for Education and Research on Therapeutics CERTs, Center for Outcomes Effectiveness Research and Education COERE, and Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences CCTS, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 33:1211-6. 2012
    ..Testing and adaptation of such innovations to PCT are anticipated to improve the public health value of these increasingly important studies...
  15. pmc The use, safety, and effectiveness of herpes zoster vaccination in individuals with inflammatory and autoimmune diseases: a longitudinal observational study
    Jie Zhang
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1665 University Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Arthritis Res Ther 13:R174. 2011
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Long-term safety concerns of antiresorptive therapy
    Jie Zhang
    Health Services Comparative Effectiveness Research Training Program, Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1665 University Boulevard, RPHB 517B, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Rheum Dis Clin North Am 37:387-400, vi. 2011
    ..This review summarizes studies examining the association between bisphosphonate use and these adverse outcomes, with a focus on large case series and controlled epidemiologic studies...
  17. doi request reprint Considerations in using registry and health plan data for studying pregnancy in rheumatic diseases
    Jie Zhang
    aDepartment of Epidemiology bDivision of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 26:315-20. 2014
    ..We describe challenges in studying adverse pregnancy outcomes in the setting of observational research, with a particular focus on the studies of maternal drug exposures...
  18. pmc Features associated with, and the impact of, hemolytic anemia in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus: LX, results from a multiethnic cohort
    Sergio Durán
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 59:1332-40. 2008
    ..To examine the clinical and genetic correlates of hemolytic anemia and its impact on damage accrual and mortality in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) patients...