Experts and Doctors on ethnic groups in Rockville, Maryland, United States


Locale: Rockville, Maryland, United States
Topic: ethnic groups

Top Publications

  1. Chen M. Ethnic or racial differences revisited: impact of dosage regimen and dosage form on pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics. Clin Pharmacokinet. 2006;45:957-64 pubmed
  2. Yu S, Singh G. High parenting aggravation among US immigrant families. Am J Public Health. 2012;102:2102-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Public health programs and clinicians should target referrals and interventions for these families to avoid potential health problems for both children and their families. ..
  3. Crum Cianflone N, Bavaro M, Hale B, Amling C, Truett A, Brandt C, et al. Erectile dysfunction and hypogonadism among men with HIV. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2007;21:9-19 pubmed
    ..44, p = 0.02). All patients with low testosterone had secondary hypogonadism. There was no association between ED or hypogonadism with the current, past, or cumulative use of HIV medications. ..
  4. HALL K, Schenkel S, Hirshon J, Xiao Y, Noskin G. Incidence and types of non-ideal care events in an emergency department. Qual Saf Health Care. 2010;19 Suppl 3:i20-5 pubmed publisher
    ..A significant number of non-ideal care events occurred during ED visits and involved failures in medication delivery, radiology testing and laboratory testing processes, and resulted in delays and patient harm. ..
  5. Gaines T, Caldwell J, Ford C, Mulatu M, Godette D. Relationship between a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention expanded HIV testing initiative and past-year testing by race/ethnicity: a multilevel analysis of the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. AIDS Care. 2016;28:554-60 pubmed publisher
    ..Prioritizing public health resources in states most affected by HIV can improve testing patterns, but other mechanisms likely influence which racial/ethnic groups undergo testing. ..
  6. Jablonski K, McAteer J, de Bakker P, Franks P, Pollin T, Hanson R, et al. Common variants in 40 genes assessed for diabetes incidence and response to metformin and lifestyle intervention in the diabetes prevention program. Diabetes. 2010;59:2672-81 pubmed publisher
    ..The lowest P values were consistent with experiment-wide 33% false discovery rates. We have identified potential genetic determinants of metformin response. These results merit confirmation in independent samples. ..
  7. Kirby J, Liang L, Chen H, Wang Y. Race, place, and obesity: the complex relationships among community racial/ethnic composition, individual race/ethnicity, and obesity in the United States. Am J Public Health. 2012;102:1572-8 pubmed publisher
  8. Davis C. Vitamin D and cancer: current dilemmas and future research needs. Am J Clin Nutr. 2008;88:565S-569S pubmed
  9. Zhao Z, Wen W, Michailidou K, Bolla M, Wang Q, Zhang B, et al. Association of genetic susceptibility variants for type 2 diabetes with breast cancer risk in women of European ancestry. Cancer Causes Control. 2016;27:679-93 pubmed publisher
    ..95-0.99, p = 8.05E-04). We have shown that several genetic risk variants were associated with the risk of both T2D and breast cancer. However, overall genetic susceptibility to T2D may not be related to breast cancer risk. ..

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  1. Portugal S, Doumtabe D, Traore B, Miller L, Troye Blomberg M, Doumbo O, et al. B cell analysis of ethnic groups in Mali with differential susceptibility to malaria. Malar J. 2012;11:162 pubmed publisher
    ..falciparum infection is associated with a higher percentage of plasma cells in the Fulani compared to the Dogon, findings that may account for the higher levels of P. falciparum antibodies in the Fulani. ..
  2. Weinfurter P, Blumberg H, Goldbaum G, Royce R, Pang J, Tapia J, et al. Predictors of discordant tuberculin skin test and QuantiFERON®-TB Gold In-Tube results in various high-risk groups. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2011;15:1056-61 pubmed publisher
    ..QFT-GIT may be an improvement over the TST for diagnosing LTBI in foreign-born and older persons, and may be as useful as the TST in HIV-infected persons. The sensitivity of both tests may be low in HIV-infected persons. ..
  3. Gonzales F, Jones R, Deardorff J, Windham G, Hiatt R, Kushi L. Neighborhood deprivation, race/ethnicity, and urinary metal concentrations among young girls in California. Environ Int. 2016;91:29-39 pubmed publisher
    ..These differential distributions of exposures may contribute to environmental health disparities later in life. ..
  4. Andaya A, Enewold L, Zahm S, Shriver C, Stojadinovic A, McGlynn K, et al. Race and colon cancer survival in an equal-access health care system. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2013;22:1030-6 pubmed publisher
    ..This study suggests that factors other than access to care may be related to racial disparities in colon cancer survival among younger, but not older, patients. ..
  5. Balanovsky O, Gurianov V, Zaporozhchenko V, Balaganskaya O, Urasin V, Zhabagin M, et al. Phylogeography of human Y-chromosome haplogroup Q3-L275 from an academic/citizen science collaboration. BMC Evol Biol. 2017;17:18 pubmed publisher
  6. Chernausek S, Arslanian S, Caprio S, Copeland K, El Ghormli L, Kelsey M, et al. Relationship Between Parental Diabetes and Presentation of Metabolic and Glycemic Function in Youth With Type 2 Diabetes: Baseline Findings From the TODAY Trial. Diabetes Care. 2016;39:110-7 pubmed publisher
    ..More targeted research is needed to understand whether the impact of maternal diabetes is modified by racial/ethnic factors or whether the pathway to youth-onset type 2 diabetes differs by race/ethnicity. ..
  7. Moy E, Freeman W. Federal investments to eliminate racial/ethnic health-care disparities. Public Health Rep. 2014;129 Suppl 2:62-70 pubmed
    ..Federal policy makers should continue interest in workforce diversity to optimize the health of all Americans. ..
  8. Bowers K, Laughon S, Kiely M, Brite J, Chen Z, Zhang C. Gestational diabetes, pre-pregnancy obesity and pregnancy weight gain in relation to excess fetal growth: variations by race/ethnicity. Diabetologia. 2013;56:1263-71 pubmed publisher
    ..Our objective was to examine the joint effects of pre-pregnancy adiposity, pregnancy weight gain and gestational diabetes (GDM) in relation to excess fetal growth and to identify susceptible races or ethnic populations...
  9. Castro F, Koshiol J, Hsing A, Devesa S. Biliary tract cancer incidence in the United States-Demographic and temporal variations by anatomic site. Int J Cancer. 2013;133:1664-71 pubmed publisher
    ..These observations may help guide future etiologic studies. ..
  10. Karaca Z, Wong H, Mutter R. Duration of patients' visits to the hospital emergency department. BMC Emerg Med. 2012;12:15 pubmed publisher
    ..The duration of T&R ED visits varied significantly by admission hour, day of the week, patient volume, patient characteristics, hospital characteristics and area characteristics. ..
  11. Singh G, Siahpush M, Hiatt R, Timsina L. Dramatic increases in obesity and overweight prevalence and body mass index among ethnic-immigrant and social class groups in the United States, 1976-2008. J Community Health. 2011;36:94-110 pubmed publisher
    ..Continued immigrant and socioeconomic disparities in prevalence will likely have substantial impacts on future obesity trends in the US. ..
  12. Brinton L, Carreon J, Gierach G, McGlynn K, Gridley G. Etiologic factors for male breast cancer in the U.S. Veterans Affairs medical care system database. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2010;119:185-92 pubmed publisher
    ..03), obesity (1.91, 1.50-2.44), and orchitis/epididymitis (1.80, 1.08-3.01). These results support previous speculations that male breast cancer is influenced not only by tissue at risk, but also by hormonal and inflammatory factors. ..
  13. Purdue M, Hartge P, Davis S, Cerhan J, Colt J, Cozen W, et al. Sun exposure, vitamin D receptor gene polymorphisms and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Cancer Causes Control. 2007;18:989-99 pubmed
    ..Our results suggest that the inverse association between UV exposure and NHL risk may be mediated by the vitamin D pathway. Further investigation of this finding in other studies is warranted. ..
  14. Lebrun L, Chowdhury J, Sripipatana A, Nair S, Tomoyasu N, Ngo Metzger Q. Overweight/obesity and weight-related treatment among patients in U.S. federally supported health centers. Obes Res Clin Pract. 2013;7:e377-90 pubmed publisher
    ..S. population. Efforts to address weight problems during primary care visits are needed to reduce the burden of obesity and its sequellae among health center patients. ..
  15. Delahanty L, Kriska A, Edelstein S, Amodei N, Chadwick J, Copeland K, et al. Self-reported dietary intake of youth with recent onset of type 2 diabetes: results from the TODAY study. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2013;113:431-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The data suggest a critical need for better approaches to improve dietary intake of these young people. ..