Donna B Jeffe

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Affiliation: Washington University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Identifying factors associated with disability-related differences in breast cancer screening (United States)
    Mario Schootman
    Division of Health Behavior Research, Department of Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, 4444 Forest Park Parkway, Box 8504, Saint Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 14:97-107. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Development of a measure of knowledge and attitudes about obstructive sleep apnea in children (OSAKA-KIDS)
    Elizabeth C Uong
    Division of Allergy and Pulmonary Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:181-6. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Do general surgery applicants really want to be general surgeons?
    Dorothy A Andriole
    Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Curr Surg 63:145-50. 2006
  4. pmc Racial disparities in breast cancer survival: an analysis by age and stage
    Anjali D Deshpande
    Department of Community Health, Saint Louis University School of Public Health, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Surg Res 153:105-13. 2009
  5. pmc Reliability of perceived neighbourhood conditions and the effects of measurement error on self-rated health across urban and rural neighbourhoods
    Sandi L Pruitt
    Washington University School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Health Behavior Research, Box 8504, 4444 Forest Park Avenue, Suite 6700, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:342-51. 2012
  6. pmc Do research activities during college, medical school, and residency mediate racial/ethnic disparities in full-time faculty appointments at U.S. Medical schools?
    Donna B Jeffe
    Division of Health Behavior Research, Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63108, USA
    Acad Med 87:1582-93. 2012
  7. pmc Quality of life over time in women diagnosed with ductal carcinoma in situ, early-stage invasive breast cancer, and age-matched controls
    D B Jeffe
    Division of Health Behavior Research, Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, and Alvin J Siteman Cancer Center, Barnes Jewish Hospital, 4444 Forest Park, Suite 6700, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 134:379-91. 2012
  8. pmc Factors associated with American Board of Medical Specialties member board certification among US medical school graduates
    Donna B Jeffe
    Division of Health Behavior Research, Washington University School of Medicine, 4444 Forest Park Ave, Ste 6700, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    JAMA 306:961-70. 2011
  9. pmc A national cohort study of MD-PhD graduates of medical schools with and without funding from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences' Medical Scientist Training Program
    Donna B Jeffe
    Division of Health Behavior Research, Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Acad Med 86:953-61. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Primary care specialty choices of United States medical graduates, 1997-2006
    Donna B Jeffe
    Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MS, USA
    Acad Med 85:947-58. 2010

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  1. ncbi request reprint Identifying factors associated with disability-related differences in breast cancer screening (United States)
    Mario Schootman
    Division of Health Behavior Research, Department of Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, 4444 Forest Park Parkway, Box 8504, Saint Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 14:97-107. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify factors that could explain breast cancer underutilization among women age 40 and older with disabilities...
  2. ncbi request reprint Development of a measure of knowledge and attitudes about obstructive sleep apnea in children (OSAKA-KIDS)
    Elizabeth C Uong
    Division of Allergy and Pulmonary Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:181-6. 2005
    ..Primary care physicians play an important role in screening for childhood obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) that, if untreated, can result in serious complications...
  3. ncbi request reprint Do general surgery applicants really want to be general surgeons?
    Dorothy A Andriole
    Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Curr Surg 63:145-50. 2006
    ..The authors sought to compare categorical general surgery applicants with applicants in other specialties regarding their final specialty-choice ranking for residency positions...
  4. pmc Racial disparities in breast cancer survival: an analysis by age and stage
    Anjali D Deshpande
    Department of Community Health, Saint Louis University School of Public Health, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Surg Res 153:105-13. 2009
    ..g., comorbidity) also affect mortality. Whether racial disparities in mortality are evident within age and/or stage groups has not been reported, and risk factors for greater mortality among Black women are not well defined...
  5. pmc Reliability of perceived neighbourhood conditions and the effects of measurement error on self-rated health across urban and rural neighbourhoods
    Sandi L Pruitt
    Washington University School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Health Behavior Research, Box 8504, 4444 Forest Park Avenue, Suite 6700, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:342-51. 2012
    ..We also assessed measurement error-corrected associations of these conditions with self-rated health...
  6. pmc Do research activities during college, medical school, and residency mediate racial/ethnic disparities in full-time faculty appointments at U.S. Medical schools?
    Donna B Jeffe
    Division of Health Behavior Research, Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63108, USA
    Acad Med 87:1582-93. 2012
    ..To determine whether postsecondary research experiences (in college, medical school, and residency) and other variables mediate racial/ethnic disparities in U.S. medical school graduates' full-time faculty appointments in academic medicine...
  7. pmc Quality of life over time in women diagnosed with ductal carcinoma in situ, early-stage invasive breast cancer, and age-matched controls
    D B Jeffe
    Division of Health Behavior Research, Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, and Alvin J Siteman Cancer Center, Barnes Jewish Hospital, 4444 Forest Park, Suite 6700, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 134:379-91. 2012
    ..0001) and general health (P=0.0017) than controls, possibly because of lingering treatment effects. DCIS patients' QOL was similar to that of controls two years after diagnosis, but some aspects of EIBC patients' QOL remained lower...
  8. pmc Factors associated with American Board of Medical Specialties member board certification among US medical school graduates
    Donna B Jeffe
    Division of Health Behavior Research, Washington University School of Medicine, 4444 Forest Park Ave, Ste 6700, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    JAMA 306:961-70. 2011
    ..Certification by an American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) member board is emerging as a measure of physician quality...
  9. pmc A national cohort study of MD-PhD graduates of medical schools with and without funding from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences' Medical Scientist Training Program
    Donna B Jeffe
    Division of Health Behavior Research, Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Acad Med 86:953-61. 2011
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Primary care specialty choices of United States medical graduates, 1997-2006
    Donna B Jeffe
    Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MS, USA
    Acad Med 85:947-58. 2010
    ..To describe trends in specialty choice and to identify predictors of primary care specialty choices among graduates of U.S. MD-granting medical schools...
  11. doi request reprint Predictors of axillary lymph node involvement in women with T3 breast cancers: analysis of 1988-2003 SEER data
    Ryan C Fields
    Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Surg Res 161:183-9. 2010
    ..We investigated characteristics associated with axillary lymph node (LN) status in patients with T3 breast cancers and hypothesized that LN status is an independent predictor of survival...
  12. pmc A longitudinal study of factors associated with perceived risk of recurrence in women with ductal carcinoma in situ and early-stage invasive breast cancer
    Ying Liu
    Division of Health Behavior Research, Department of Internal Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 124:835-44. 2010
    ..Educating early-stage breast cancer patients about their actual risk could result in more realistic recurrence-risk perceptions, and increasing social support could help alleviate anxiety associated with exaggerated risk perceptions...
  13. pmc Temporal trends in area socioeconomic disparities in breast-cancer incidence and mortality, 1988-2005
    Mario Schootman
    Division of Health Behavior Research, Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, Box 8504, 4444 Forest Park Avenue, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 122:533-43. 2010
    ..Efforts to target counties aimed at increasing breast-cancer screening based on their level of deprivation will not likely be beneficial...
  14. pmc The role of poverty rate and racial distribution in the geographic clustering of breast cancer survival among older women: a geographic and multilevel analysis
    Mario Schootman
    Department of Medicine and Pediatrics, Division of Health Behavior Research, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 169:554-61. 2009
    ..Interventions to reduce late-stage breast cancer, focusing on areas of high poverty and targeting African Americans, may reduce disparities in breast cancer survival in the Detroit and Atlanta areas...
  15. pmc Racial disparities in the development of breast cancer metastases among older women: a multilevel study
    Mario Schootman
    Department of Medicine, Division of Health Behavior Research, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, Missouri 63108, USA
    Cancer 115:731-40. 2009
    ..They also examined the extent to which 6 pathways explained racial disparities in the development of metastases...
  16. pmc Changes in sexual problems over time in women with and without early-stage breast cancer
    Maria Perez
    Division of Health Behavior Research, Department of Internal Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Menopause 17:924-37. 2010
    ..We aimed to evaluate whether age-matched women with and without early-stage breast cancer differentially experience sexual problems over time and whether changes in patients' problems differ by type of surgical procedure...
  17. ncbi request reprint Perceived social support change in patients with early stage breast cancer and controls
    Tess Thompson
    George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO 63130 4899, USA
    Health Psychol 32:886-95. 2013
    ..Variables associated with levels of, and change in, social support were identified in a cohort of early stage breast cancer patients and age-matched controls...
  18. pmc Estimated effects of potential interventions to prevent decreases in self-rated health among breast cancer survivors
    Mario Schootman
    Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics, Division of Health Behavior Research, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 22:79-86. 2012
    ..To estimate the effect of hypothetical changes in modifiable predictors on the incidence of fair-to-poor self-rated health (SRH) in breast cancer survivors...
  19. pmc Variables associated with full-time faculty appointment among contemporary U.S. Medical school graduates: implications for academic medicine workforce diversity
    Dorothy A Andriole
    Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Acad Med 85:1250-7. 2010
    ..The authors sought to identify variables independently associated with full-time faculty appointment among recent medical graduates...
  20. ncbi request reprint Attrition during graduate medical education: medical school perspective
    Dorothy A Andriole
    Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Ave, Campus Box 8210, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Arch Surg 143:1172-7; discussion 1177. 2008
    ..To identify predictors of attrition during graduate medical education (GME) in a single medical school cohort of contemporary US medical school graduates...
  21. ncbi request reprint The changing paradigm of contemporary U.S. allopathic medical school graduates' career paths: analysis of the 1997-2004 national AAMC Graduation Questionnaire database
    Donna B Jeffe
    Washington University School of Medicine, and Director, Health Behavior, St Louis, Missouri 63108, USA
    Acad Med 82:888-94. 2007
    ..The authors sought to identify factors associated with contemporary medical graduates' career-setting plans...
  22. pmc Influence of primary care physician availability and socioeconomic deprivation on breast cancer from 1988 to 2008: a spatio-temporal analysis
    Lung Chang Chien
    Division of Health Behavior Research, Department of Internal Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e35737. 2012
    ..It is unclear how county-level primary care physician (PCP) availability and socioeconomic deprivation affect the spatial and temporal variation of breast cancer incidence and mortality...
  23. doi request reprint Characteristics and career intentions of the emerging MD/PhD workforce
    Dorothy A Andriole
    Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Ave, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    JAMA 300:1165-73. 2008
    ..The characteristics and career intentions of recent MD/PhD program and other MD program graduates have not been compared...
  24. pmc Temporal trends in geographic disparities in small-area breast cancer incidence and mortality, 1988 to 2005
    Mario Schootman
    Washington University School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Health Behavior Research, Box 8504, 4444 Forest Park Avenue, Saint Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:1122-31. 2010
    ..A goal of Healthy People 2010 was to reduce health disparities. We determined the extent of reductions in geographic disparities in five breast cancer screening indicators...
  25. pmc Prematriculation variables associated with suboptimal outcomes for the 1994-1999 cohort of US medical school matriculants
    Dorothy A Andriole
    Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Ave, Campus Box 8210, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    JAMA 304:1212-9. 2010
    ..The relationship between increasing numbers and diversity of medical school enrollees and the US physician workforce size and composition has not been described...
  26. pmc The health and welfare of rural and urban cancer survivors in Missouri
    Mario Schootman
    Washington University School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Health Behavior Research, 4444 Forest Park Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 10:E152. 2013
    ..8 million cancer survivors reside in rural areas in the United States. We compared the risk behaviors, psychosocial factors, health outcomes, quality of life, and follow-up care of rural and urban cancer survivors in Missouri...
  27. pmc Worry about cancer progression and low perceived social support: implications for quality of life among early-stage breast cancer patients
    Erika A Waters
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Ann Behav Med 45:57-68. 2013
    ..Worry about cancer progression and perceived social support can affect cancer survivors' quality of life (QOL)...
  28. ncbi request reprint Cultural competency in medical education: demographic differences associated with medical student communication styles and clinical clerkship feedback
    Katherine B Lee
    Washington University School of Medicine, 4444 Forest Park, Ste 6700, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 101:116-26. 2009
    ..We tested the significance of associations among students' demographics, communication styles, and feedback received during clerkships...
  29. doi request reprint Factors associated with lymph node assessment in ductal carcinoma in situ: analysis of 1988-2002 seer data
    Matthew R Porembka
    Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, 63110, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:2709-19. 2008
    ..Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) represents 20-30% of mammographically detected breast cancers, but the role of lymph node assessment (LNA) in women with DCIS remains unclear...
  30. pmc Effects of breast cancer surgery and surgical side effects on body image over time
    Karen Kadela Collins
    Division of Health Behavior Research, Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 126:167-76. 2011
    ..011). The impact of surgery type on body image within the first year of definitive surgical treatment was explained by surgical side-effects severity. After 2 years, body image problems did not differ significantly by surgery type...
  31. ncbi request reprint Patient and tumor characteristics associated with primary tumor resection in women with Stage IV breast cancer: analysis of 1988-2003 SEER data
    Jennifer Gnerlich
    Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Breast J 14:538-42. 2008
    ..Several patient and tumor characteristics were significantly associated with surgical resection of the primary breast tumor in Stage IV disease. Further study of the surgery decision-making process is recommended...
  32. pmc Accuracy of ultrasonography and mammography in predicting pathologic response after neoadjuvant chemotherapy for breast cancer
    Jason D Keune
    Department of Surgery, Division of Health Behavior Research, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Am J Surg 199:477-84. 2010
    ..Neoadjuvant chemotherapy reduces tumor size before surgery in women with breast cancer. The aim of this study was to assess the ability of mammography and ultrasound to predict residual tumor size following neoadjuvant chemotherapy...
  33. ncbi request reprint What predicts USMLE Step 3 performance?
    Dorothy A Andriole
    Washington University School of Medicine, Campus Box 8210, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Acad Med 80:S21-4. 2005
    ..Academic and other student-specific variables associated with United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) Step 3 performance have not been fully defined...
  34. pmc Disclosing a diagnosis of cancer: considerations specific to gynecologic oncology patients
    Lindsay M Kuroki
    Division of Gynecologic Oncology and the Division of Clinical Research, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and the Division of Health Behavior Research, Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, and The Alvin J Siteman Cancer Center, St Louis, Missouri Dr Zighelboim s current affiliation St Luke s Cancer Care Associates, Temple University School of Medicine, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
    Obstet Gynecol 122:1033-9. 2013
    ..To characterize gynecologic oncology patients' perceptions of the process of disclosure of a cancer diagnosis...
  35. pmc Breast cancer screening and incidence in communities with a high proportion of uninsured
    Mario Schootman
    Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics, Division of Health Behavior Research, Washington University, 4444 Forest Park Road, Saint Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Am J Prev Med 33:379-386. 2007
    ..Research has not established (1) if breast cancer screening varies by county-level proportion of uninsured or (2) whether county-level-proportion of uninsured correlates with county-level early-stage and late-stage breast cancer incidence...
  36. pmc The association between chronic disease burden and quality of life among breast cancer survivors in Missouri
    Anjali D Deshpande
    Department of Medicine, Division of Health Behavior Research, Washington University School of Medicine, 4444 Forest Park Avenue, Suite 6700, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 129:877-86. 2011
    ..These differences were not fully explained by relevant covariates. Identifying modifiable targets for intervention will be critical for improving QOL outcomes among survivors who have other chronic health conditions...
  37. pmc Correlates of fear of cancer recurrence in women with ductal carcinoma in situ and early invasive breast cancer
    Ying Liu
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, 63110, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 130:165-73. 2011
    ..Management of anxiety, provision of social support, and patient education may help reduce FCR among DCIS and EIBC survivors, especially among younger survivors...
  38. pmc Characteristics of medical school matriculants who participated in postbaccalaureate premedical programs
    Dorothy A Andriole
    Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Acad Med 86:201-10. 2011
    ..S. medical school matriculants' postbaccalaureate premedical program participation and to determine whether participation was associated with plans at medical school graduation to practice in underserved areas...
  39. pmc Racial differences in survival after surgical treatment for melanoma
    Karen Kadela Collins
    Division of Health Behavior Research, Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 18:2925-36. 2011
    ..We examined differences by race in overall and melanoma-specific survival, stratified by receipt of surgical treatment and by specific types of surgical treatment...
  40. ncbi request reprint Which U.S. medical graduates plan to become specialty-board certified? Analysis of the 1997-2004 national association of American Medical Colleges Graduation Questionnaire database
    Donna B Jeffe
    Division of Health Behavior Research, Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, 4444 Forest Park Ave, Suite 6700, St Louis, MO, 63108, USA
    Acad Med 81:S98-102. 2006
    ..Predictors of U.S. allopathic medical-school graduates' board-certification plans have not been characterized...
  41. pmc The road to an academic medicine career: a national cohort study of male and female U.S. medical graduates
    Dorothy A Andriole
    Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Acad Med 87:1722-33. 2012
    ..To explore the relationship between gender and full-time faculty appointment in a national cohort of contemporary U.S. medical school graduates...
  42. pmc Temporal trends in geographic disparities in small-area-level colorectal cancer incidence and mortality in the United States
    Mario Schootman
    Department of Medicine, Division of Health Behavior Research, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:1173-81. 2011
    ....
  43. pmc Elevated breast cancer mortality in women younger than age 40 years compared with older women is attributed to poorer survival in early-stage disease
    Jennifer L Gnerlich
    Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 208:341-7. 2009
    ....
  44. pmc Area-level poverty is associated with greater risk of ambulatory-care-sensitive hospitalizations in older breast cancer survivors
    Mario Schootman
    Department of Medicine, Division of Health Bhavioral Research, Barnes Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63108, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:2180-7. 2008
    ..To estimate the frequency of ambulatory care-sensitive hospitalizations (ACSHs) and to compare the risk of ACSH in breast cancer survivors living in high-poverty with that of those in low-poverty areas...
  45. ncbi request reprint Surgical resection of the primary tumor is associated with increased long-term survival in patients with stage IV breast cancer after controlling for site of metastasis
    Ryan C Fields
    Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:3345-51. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that surgical excision of primary tumors in patients with stage IV breast cancer would be associated with increased survival...
  46. ncbi request reprint Surveillance mammography and the risk of death among elderly breast cancer patients
    Mario Schootman
    Department of Medicine and Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO, 63108, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 111:489-96. 2008
    ..To examine the benefits of mammography for elderly breast cancer survivors in community settings...
  47. pmc Poorer survival outcomes for male breast cancer compared with female breast cancer may be attributable to in-stage migration
    Jennifer L Gnerlich
    Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 18:1837-44. 2011
    ..Male breast cancer accounts for less than 1% of all breast cancers, yet males have a worse prognosis than females with breast cancer...
  48. pmc National estimates of racial disparities in health status and behavioral risk factors among long-term cancer survivors and non-cancer controls
    Mario Schootman
    Department of Medicine, Division of Health Behavior Research, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:1387-95. 2010
    ....
  49. pmc Racial and geographic differences in mammography screening in St. Louis City: a multilevel study
    Min Lian
    Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Urban Health 85:677-92. 2008
    ..These findings suggest that there may be a greater need for increasing mammography use among white women, especially in the historic cluster area of late-stage breast cancer in St. Louis...
  50. pmc Occult primary breast cancer at a comprehensive cancer center
    Oluwadamilola M Fayanju
    Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri Electronic address
    J Surg Res 185:684-9. 2013
    ..Here, we review OPBC patients treated at our institution...
  51. pmc Patient and tumor characteristics associated with breast cancer recurrence after complete pathological response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy
    Na Rae Ju
    Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid Avenue, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 137:195-201. 2013
    ..The mean time to recurrence was 31.9 months. In our study, race was the only independent predictor of recurrence after achieving pCR with neoadjuvant chemotherapy. The reasons for this observation require further study...
  52. doi request reprint Does US Medical Licensing Examination Step l score really matter in surgical residency match outcomes (and should it)?
    Dorothy A Andriole
    Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 206:533-9. 2008
    ..The relationship between US Medical Licensing Examination Step 1 scores and core surgical-specialty match outcomes has not been well defined...
  53. pmc A national cohort study of U.S. medical school students who initially failed Step 1 of the United States Medical Licensing Examination
    Dorothy A Andriole
    Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Acad Med 87:529-36. 2012
    ..To describe educational outcomes for a national cohort of U.S. medical students who initially failed Step 1 of the United States Medical Licensing Examination...
  54. doi request reprint Final evaluation of the 2005 to 2007 National Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellows' Conferences
    David M Jaffe
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Emergency Medicine, Washington University in St Louis, School of Medicine St Louis Children s Hospital, MO, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 25:295-300. 2009
    ..Evaluate the effectiveness of the 2005 to 2007 National Pediatric Emergency Medicine (PEM) Fellows Conference series in achieving predefined objectives in the domains of scholarship, leadership, and partnership...
  55. pmc Neighborhood foreclosures and self-rated health among breast cancer survivors
    Mario Schootman
    Division of Health Behavior Research, Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, Box 8504, 4444 Forest Park Avenue, Saint Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Qual Life Res 21:133-41. 2012
    ..We determined the association of neighborhood foreclosure risk on the health status of a statewide sample of breast cancer survivors (n = 1047) and the extent to which covariates accounted for observed associations...
  56. pmc Educational outcomes for students enrolled in MD-PhD programs at medical school matriculation, 1995-2000: a national cohort study
    Donna B Jeffe
    Dr Jeffe is research professor of medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, and Director, Health Behavior, Communication, and Outreach Core, Alvin J Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri Dr Andriole is assistant dean for medical education and associate professor of surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri Dr Wathington is assistant professor, Curry School of Education, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia Dr Tai is associate professor, Curry School of Education, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia
    Acad Med 89:84-93. 2014
    ..To describe educational outcomes for a national cohort of students who enrolled in MD-PhD programs at medical school matriculation (MD-PhD matriculants)...
  57. pmc Patient and process factors associated with late-stage breast cancer diagnosis in Safety-Net patients: a pilot prospective study
    Oluwadamilola M Fayanju
    Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:723-32. 2013
    ....
  58. pmc Breast cancer presentation in an urban health care Safety Net system
    Oluwadamilola M Fayanju
    Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, USA
    Mo Med 109:405-11. 2012
    ..Need for repeat imaging and missed visits prolonged the interval. System- and patient-specific factors were associated with delayed diagnosis/ treatment in breast patients referred through the Safety-Net specialty clinic...
  59. ncbi request reprint Reaping what we sow: the emerging academic medicine workforce
    Donna B Jeffe
    Health Behavior and Outreach Core, Alvin J Siteman Cancer Center, Barnes Jewish Hospital, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 100:1026-34. 2008
    ..05). Findings can inform efforts to develop an academic medicine workforce that can meet our nation's healthcare needs and more equitably reflect the diversity of our society and medical student population...
  60. pmc Certification by the American Board of Surgery among US medical school graduates
    Dorothy A Andriole
    Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 214:806-15. 2012
    ....
  61. pmc "Making the grade:" noncognitive predictors of medical students' clinical clerkship grades
    Katherine B Lee
    Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 99:1138-50. 2007
    ..Because clinical clerkship grades are associated with resident selection and performance and are largely based on residents'/attendings' subjective ratings, it is important to identify variables associated with clinical clerkship grades...
  62. pmc An evaluation of lower-body functional limitations among long-term survivors of 11 different types of cancers
    Mario Schootman
    Division of Health Behavior Research, Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Cancer 115:5329-38. 2009
    ....
  63. doi request reprint Attrition in residents entering US obstetrics and gynecology residencies: analysis of National GME Census data
    Rebecca P McAlister
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:574.e1-6. 2008
    ..We sought to identify risk factors for attrition among obstetrics and gynecology residents...
  64. pmc Accuracy of perceived risk of recurrence among patients with early-stage breast cancer
    Ying Liu
    Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:675-80. 2010
    ..Although a few studies have examined early-stage breast cancer survivors' perceived risk of recurrence, none have assessed the accuracy of survivors' perceived risk of recurrence...
  65. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer patients' experiences within and outside the safety net
    Oluwadamilola M Fayanju
    Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri Electronic address
    J Surg Res 190:126-33. 2014
    ....
  66. ncbi request reprint Alcohol outlet availability and excessive alcohol consumption in breast cancer survivors
    Mario Schootman
    Division of Health Behavior Research, Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO 63108, USA
    J Prim Care Community Health 4:50-8. 2013
    ..The authors hypothesized that proximity to alcohol outlets increases the likelihood of excessive consumption (ie, more than 1 drink/day) among breast cancer survivors independent of their personal or neighborhood characteristics...
  67. ncbi request reprint Surgical removal of the primary tumor increases overall survival in patients with metastatic breast cancer: analysis of the 1988-2003 SEER data
    Jennifer Gnerlich
    Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid, Campus, Box 8109, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:2187-94. 2007
    ..We sought to determine whether surgical removal of the primary tumor provides a survival advantage for women with metastatic breast cancer...
  68. ncbi request reprint Method of breast cancer presentation and depressed mood 1 year after diagnosis in women with locally advanced disease
    Elizabeth B Roth
    Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:1637-41. 2009
    ..Differences in psychological outcomes of breast cancer patients with locally advanced disease who presented with abnormal screening mammograms or palpable mass have not been reported...
  69. ncbi request reprint Using focus groups to understand physicians' and nurses' perspectives on error reporting in hospitals
    Donna B Jeffe
    Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Saf 30:471-9. 2004
    ..To increase error reporting, a better understanding of physicians' and nurses' perspectives regarding medical error reporting in hospitals, barriers to reporting, and possible ways to increase reporting is necessary...
  70. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and treatment of acute otitis media: an assessment
    Jane Garbutt
    Division of General Medical Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Pediatrics 112:143-9. 2003
    ..To assess compliance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) evidence-based guidelines for the judicious use of antimicrobials in children with acute otitis media (AOM)...
  71. ncbi request reprint Disparities related to socioeconomic status and access to medical care remain in the United States among women who never had a mammogram
    Mario Schootman
    Division of Health Behavior Research, Department of Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 14:419-25. 2003
    ....
  72. ncbi request reprint Self-report by elderly breast cancer patients was an acceptable alternative to surveillance, epidemiology, and end results (SEER) abstract data
    Mario Schootman
    Washington University School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Health Behavior Research, Saint Louis, MO 63108, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:1316-9. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare breast cancer patients' self-report and surveillance, epidemiology, and end results (SEER) abstract data regarding type of treatment received (radiation, chemotherapy, and hormonal therapies)...
  73. ncbi request reprint Are entering obstetrics/gynecology residents more similar to the entering primary care or surgery resident workforce?
    Rebecca P McAlister
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, American Medical Association, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:536.e1-6. 2007
    ..We compared demographic characteristics of first-year residents entering obstetrics/gynecology with those entering primary care and surgery...
  74. ncbi request reprint The effects of radiotherapy for the treatment of contralateral breast cancer
    Mario Schootman
    Department of Medicine, Division of Health Behavior Research, Washington University School of Medicine, 4444 Forest Park Blvd, Box 8504, Saint Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 103:77-83. 2007
    ..Unlike the small survival benefit of radiotherapy after first primary breast cancer, omission of radiotherapy after metachronous contralateral breast cancer significantly increased the risk of cause-specific and all-cause mortality...
  75. pmc Influence of lifestyle factors on inflammation in men and women with type 2 diabetes: results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1999-2004
    Soghra Jarvandi
    Division of Health Behavior Research, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Ann Behav Med 44:399-407. 2012
    ..Type 2 diabetes is associated with low-grade systemic inflammation, increasing the risk for various adverse health outcomes...
  76. pmc Lower-dose vs high-dose oral estradiol therapy of hormone receptor-positive, aromatase inhibitor-resistant advanced breast cancer: a phase 2 randomized study
    Matthew J Ellis
    Department of Medicine, Division of Oncology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    JAMA 302:774-80. 2009
    ..Estrogen deprivation therapy with aromatase inhibitors has been hypothesized to paradoxically sensitize hormone-receptor-positive breast cancer tumor cells to low-dose estradiol therapy...
  77. ncbi request reprint Who are our future surgeons? Characteristics of medical school graduates planning surgical careers: analysis of the 1997 to 2004 Association of American Medical Colleges' Graduation Questionnaire National Database
    Dorothy A Andriole
    Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 203:177-85. 2006
    ..Identification of correlates of contemporary US medical graduates' surgical career plans can provide insights about the emerging surgical workforce composition and inform future recruitment efforts...
  78. ncbi request reprint Safe medication prescribing: training and experience of medical students and housestaff at a large teaching hospital
    Jane M Garbutt
    Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Acad Med 80:594-9. 2005
    ..To assess medical students' and housestaff's knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors regarding safe prescribing...
  79. ncbi request reprint Is surgical workforce diversity increasing?
    Dorothy A Andriole
    Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 204:469-77. 2007
    ..We sought to determine the extent to which recent increases in levels of gender and racial diversity in the overall resident-physician workforce were evident among core-surgical specialty resident workforces...
  80. pmc Effect of area poverty rate on cancer screening across US communities
    Mario Schootman
    Division of Health Behavior Research, Washington University, Saint Louis, MO 63108, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:202-7. 2006
    ....
  81. pmc Evaluation of clinical research training programs using the clinical research appraisal inventory
    Lauren Lipira
    Clinical Research Training Center, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Clin Transl Sci 3:243-8. 2010
    ..05). Clinical research self-efficacy increased 1 year after clinical research training. Whether this short-term outcome correlates with long-term clinical research productivity, requires further study...
  82. ncbi request reprint Adherence to nasal positive airway pressure therapy among school-aged children and adolescents with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome
    Elizabeth C Uong
    Division of Allergy and Pulmonary Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Pediatrics 120:e1203-11. 2007
    ..Little is known about positive airway pressure adherence among school-aged children and adolescents...
  83. ncbi request reprint Have predictors of obstetrics and gynecology career choice among contemporary US medical graduates changed over time?
    Rebecca P McAlister
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 196:275.e1-7. 2007
    ..We sought to identify predictors of obstetrics and gynecology (OBGYN) specialty choice among US medical graduates over time...
  84. doi request reprint A survey of Internet utilization among patients with cancer
    Kimra Castleton
    Alvin J Siteman Cancer Center at Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis, St Louis, MO 63100, USA
    Support Care Cancer 19:1183-90. 2011
    ....
  85. doi request reprint Outcomes evaluation of the 2005 National Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellows' Conference
    David M Jaffe
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine St Louis Children s Hospital, St Louis, MO, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 24:255-61. 2008
    ..Evaluate the effectiveness of the 2005 National Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellows' Conference in achieving predefined objectives in scholarship, leadership, and partnership...
  86. pmc The HEAR-QL: quality of life questionnaire for children with hearing loss
    Amy M Umansky
    Washington University School of Medicine, USA
    J Am Acad Audiol 22:644-53. 2011
    ..A validated hearing-related QOL questionnaire could help clinicians determine whether an intervention is beneficial and whether one intervention is better than another...
  87. doi request reprint The Cancer Pain Inventory: preliminary development and validation
    Teresa L Deshields
    Psycho Oncology Service, Alvin J Siteman Cancer Center, Washington University School of Medicine and Barnes Jewish Hospital, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Psychooncology 19:684-92. 2010
    ..This paper describes development and pilot testing of a preliminary version of the CPI and describes its psychometric properties including its reliability and validity relative to established pain measures...
  88. ncbi request reprint What predicts surgical internship performance?
    Dorothy A Andriole
    Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, Campus Box 8073, 660 S Euclid Ave, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Am J Surg 188:161-4. 2004
    ..Variables associated with postgraduate year 1 (PGY-l) performance in surgical training have not been fully defined...
  89. ncbi request reprint Development of the obstructive sleep apnea knowledge and attitudes (OSAKA) questionnaire
    Helena M Schotland
    Division of Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Sleep Med 4:443-50. 2003
    ..To develop and validate a questionnaire that assesses physicians' knowledge and attitudes about obstructive sleep apnea (OSA): the Obstructive Sleep Apnea Knowledge and Attitudes (OSAKA) questionnaire...
  90. ncbi request reprint Effects of implementing computerized practitioner order entry and nursing documentation on nursing workflow in an emergency department
    Gerald A Banet
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, USA
    J Healthc Inf Manag 20:45-54. 2006
    ....

Research Grants7

  1. PROMOTING RESEARCH CAREERS AMONG UNDERREPRESENTED MINORITY PHYSICIANS
    Donna Jeffe; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Our results can inform the design of interventions to increase demographic diversity among academic-medicine physician researchers, which hopefully can lead to reducing health disparities in the U.S. ..
  2. Quality of Life Over Time: DCIS vs Early Breast Cancer
    Donna Jeffe; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Findings from this study may lead to ways to improve the QOL of women diagnosed with DCIS. ..
  3. Quality of Life Over Time: DCIS vs Early Breast Cancer
    Donna Jeffe; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Findings from this study may lead to ways to improve the QOL of women diagnosed with DCIS. ..
  4. Quality of Life Over Time: DCIS vs Early Breast Cancer
    Donna Jeffe; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Findings from this study may lead to ways to improve the QOL of women diagnosed with DCIS. ..
  5. Quality of Life Over Time: DCIS vs Early Breast Cancer
    Donna Jeffe; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Findings from this study may lead to ways to improve the QOL of women diagnosed with DCIS. ..
  6. Quality of Life Over Time: DCIS vs Early Breast Cancer
    Donna Jeffe; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Findings from this study may lead to ways to improve the QOL of women diagnosed with DCIS. ..
  7. PROMOTING RESEARCH CAREERS AMONG UNDERREPRESENTED MINORITY PHYSICIANS
    Donna B Jeffe; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Our results can inform the design of interventions to increase demographic diversity among academic-medicine physician researchers, which hopefully can lead to reducing health disparities in the U.S. ..