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  1. pmc Antimicrobial susceptibility patterns and staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec types of, as well as Panton-Valentine leukocidin occurrence among, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates from children and adults in middle Tennessee
    Abdullah Kilic
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232 5310, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 44:4436-40. 2006
  2. ncbi Recent divergence with gene flow in Tennessee cave salamanders (Plethodontidae: Gyrinophilus) inferred from gene genealogies
    Matthew L Niemiller
    Department of Biology, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN 37132, USA
    Mol Ecol 17:2258-75. 2008
  3. ncbi Emergence of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus at a Memphis, Tennessee Children's Hospital
    Steven C Buckingham
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 23:619-24. 2004
  4. pmc Host choice and West Nile virus infection rates in blood-fed mosquitoes, including members of the Culex pipiens complex, from Memphis and Shelby County, Tennessee, 2002-2003
    Harry M Savage
    Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, CO 80521, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 7:365-86. 2007
  5. ncbi Comparative performance and complementarity of four sampling methods and arthropod preference tests from human and porcine remains at the Forensic Anthropology Center in Knoxville, Tennessee
    Kenneth G Schoenly
    Department of Biological Sciences, California State University, Stanislaus, Turlock, CA 95382, USA
    J Med Entomol 44:881-94. 2007
  6. ncbi Spatial and temporal analysis of pharmaceutical concentrations in the upper Tennessee River basin
    Justin M Conley
    Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, 615 McCallie Avenue, Chattanooga, TN 37403, USA
    Chemosphere 73:1178-87. 2008
  7. ncbi Detection of Borrelia lonestari in Amblyomma americanum (Acari: Ixodidae) from Tennessee
    T Stegall-Faulk
    Department of Biology, PO Box 60, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN 37132, USA
    J Med Entomol 40:100-2. 2003
  8. ncbi Cat bites: a source of rabies exposure in rural Tennessee
    D Lyman
    Family Medicine Residency Program, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Jackson, USA
    Tenn Med 94:95-7. 2001
  9. ncbi The role of health promotion in physical therapy in California, New York, and Tennessee
    Brenda L Rea
    Department of Health Promotion and Education, School of Public Health, Nichol Hall, Room 1519, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA
    Phys Ther 84:510-23. 2004
  10. ncbi The effects of race and insurance on potentially avoidable hospitalizations in Tennessee
    Cyril F Chang
    The University of Memphis, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 65:596-616. 2008

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  1. pmc Antimicrobial susceptibility patterns and staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec types of, as well as Panton-Valentine leukocidin occurrence among, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates from children and adults in middle Tennessee
    Abdullah Kilic
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232 5310, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 44:4436-40. 2006
    ..These data indicate that SCCmec-IV MRSA isolates frequently infect children in middle Tennessee and are likely to harbor the PVL gene.
  2. ncbi Recent divergence with gene flow in Tennessee cave salamanders (Plethodontidae: Gyrinophilus) inferred from gene genealogies
    Matthew L Niemiller
    Department of Biology, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN 37132, USA
    Mol Ecol 17:2258-75. 2008
    ..Our study of the Tennessee cave salamander complex shows that the three nominal forms (Gyrinophilus palleucus palleucus, G. p...
  3. ncbi Emergence of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus at a Memphis, Tennessee Children's Hospital
    Steven C Buckingham
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 23:619-24. 2004
    ..An epidemiologic investigation was performed because of a perceived increase in infections caused by community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) among children in the greater Memphis area...
  4. pmc Host choice and West Nile virus infection rates in blood-fed mosquitoes, including members of the Culex pipiens complex, from Memphis and Shelby County, Tennessee, 2002-2003
    Harry M Savage
    Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, CO 80521, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 7:365-86. 2007
    ..mosquitoes collected from February 2002 through December 2003 in Memphis and surrounding areas of Shelby County, Tennessee were determined. Members of the genus Culex and Anopheles quadrimaculatus predominated in the collections...
  5. ncbi Comparative performance and complementarity of four sampling methods and arthropod preference tests from human and porcine remains at the Forensic Anthropology Center in Knoxville, Tennessee
    Kenneth G Schoenly
    Department of Biological Sciences, California State University, Stanislaus, Turlock, CA 95382, USA
    J Med Entomol 44:881-94. 2007
    ..simultaneously placed human and porcine subjects inside the Forensic Anthropology Center at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN...
  6. ncbi Spatial and temporal analysis of pharmaceutical concentrations in the upper Tennessee River basin
    Justin M Conley
    Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, 615 McCallie Avenue, Chattanooga, TN 37403, USA
    Chemosphere 73:1178-87. 2008
    ..In order to determine spatial and temporal variations in concentrations of pharmaceuticals in the Tennessee River, water samples were collected from multiple points along the river and at the inflow of major tributaries...
  7. ncbi Detection of Borrelia lonestari in Amblyomma americanum (Acari: Ixodidae) from Tennessee
    T Stegall-Faulk
    Department of Biology, PO Box 60, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN 37132, USA
    J Med Entomol 40:100-2. 2003
    ..1996) were detected in two pools of adult Amblyomma americanum (L.) from Tennessee, corresponding to an estimated minimum field infection rate of 8.4 infected ticks/1000 adults...
  8. ncbi Cat bites: a source of rabies exposure in rural Tennessee
    D Lyman
    Family Medicine Residency Program, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Jackson, USA
    Tenn Med 94:95-7. 2001
    ..Therefore, the bite or scratch from such an animal constitutes a significant rabies exposure. Three, initial postexposure rabies prophylaxis must include both HRIG and the first of a series of either HDCV, RVA, or PCEC...
  9. ncbi The role of health promotion in physical therapy in California, New York, and Tennessee
    Brenda L Rea
    Department of Health Promotion and Education, School of Public Health, Nichol Hall, Room 1519, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA
    Phys Ther 84:510-23. 2004
    ..conditions by assessing psychological well-being, nutrition and overweight, physical activity and fitness, and tobacco use) and (2) to identify related self-efficacy and outcome expectations in California, New York, and Tennessee.
  10. ncbi The effects of race and insurance on potentially avoidable hospitalizations in Tennessee
    Cyril F Chang
    The University of Memphis, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 65:596-616. 2008
    This study examined effects of race and insurance on the risk of potentially avoidable hospitalizations (PAHs) in Tennessee. Applying the current Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality definitions for ambulatory-care-sensitive ..
  11. ncbi Geographic clustering of obesity, diabetes, and hypertension in Nashville, Tennessee
    David G Schlundt
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tenn 37203, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 29:125-32. 2006
    ..Pearson correlations across the 129 census tracts were in the 0.20 to 0.60 range and provided evidence for spatial clustering of health outcomes, health behaviors, and neighborhood characteristics...
  12. ncbi Overview of Nashville REACH 2010's approach to eliminating disparities in diabetes and cardiovascular disease
    Linda McClellan
    Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center, Nashville, Tenn 37208, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 29:106-11. 2006
    ..Evaluation includes a Web-based system for collecting process data and random telephone surveys to monitor the program's impact on health disparities...
  13. ncbi First collection of Ochlerotatus japonicus japonicus in the state of Tennessee
    Nathan D Caldwell
    Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    J Am Mosq Control Assoc 21:322-4. 2005
    This is the 1st report of Ochlerotatus japonicus japonicus in the state of Tennessee, USA. Adults were collected at 5 sites in northwestern Knox County from June 9 through November 3, 2003, and from 1 site in both 2003 and 2004.
  14. ncbi Prevalence and molecular characterization of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in bulk tank milk and fecal samples from cull cows: a 12-month survey of dairy farms in east Tennessee
    S E Murinda
    University of Tennessee Food Safety Center of Excellence, Knoxville 37996, USA
    J Food Prot 65:752-9. 2002
    A study on the prevalence of Escherichia coli O157:H7 was conducted on 30 dairy farms in east Tennessee between May 2000 and April 2001. This pathogen was isolated from 8 of 30 (26.7%) dairy farms at various sampling times...
  15. pmc Predictors of cesarean section delivery among college-educated black and white women, Davidson County, Tennessee, 1990-1994
    A O Scott Wright
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 91:273-7. 1999
    ..Improving the health of women and children will require establishing a system of maternity care that is comprehensive, case-managed, culturally appropriate, and available to all women...
  16. ncbi Fishing along the Clinch River arm of Watts Bar reservoir adjacent to the Oak Ridge Reservation, Tennessee: behavior, knowledge and risk perception
    Kym Rouse Campbell
    The Cadmus Group, Inc, 78A Mitchell Road, Oak Ridge, TN 37830, USA
    Sci Total Environ 299:145-61. 2002
    ..part from contaminants released from the US Department of Energy's (USDOE's) Oak Ridge Reservation (ORR) in East Tennessee. To obtain information about the demographics, fishing behavior, knowledge, fish consumption and risk perception ..
  17. ncbi Blastomycosis in the mountainous region of northeast Tennessee
    Rezhan Hussein
    Department of Medicine, James H Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN 37614, USA
    Chest 135:1019-23. 2009
    ..The infection is uncommonly recognized in mountainous areas, and our previous report of blastomycosis in the southern Appalachian mountains of northeast Tennessee appeared to be an exception to the usual disease distribution.
  18. ncbi Population-based surveillance for hospitalizations associated with respiratory syncytial virus, influenza virus, and parainfluenza viruses among young children
    Marika K Iwane
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Pediatrics 113:1758-64. 2004
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  19. ncbi High incidence of cetuximab-related infusion reactions in Tennessee and North Carolina and the association with atopic history
    BERT H O'NEIL
    University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:3644-8. 2007
    To confirm the anecdotal observation that patients in North Carolina (NC) and Tennessee (TN) treated with cetuximab experience hypersensitivity reactions (HSR) at a much higher rate than are reported nationally and internationally (<..
  20. ncbi Prevalence of reovirus-specific antibodies in young children in Nashville, Tennessee
    Jennifer H Tai
    Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 2581, USA
    J Infect Dis 191:1221-4. 2005
    ..serum specimens collected from otherwise healthy infants and children (1 month to 5 years of age) in Nashville, Tennessee. Of the 272 serum specimens evaluated, 64 (23.5%) tested positive for reovirus-specific antibodies...
  21. ncbi Winter viruses: influenza- and respiratory syncytial virus-related morbidity in chronic lung disease
    Marie R Griffin
    Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Department of Preventive Medicine, A 1124 MCN, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:1229-36. 2002
    ..While respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is recognized as an important target of vaccine development for infants, its impact on adults is underappreciated...
  22. pmc Locating suitable habitats for West Nile Virus-infected mosquitoes through association of environmental characteristics with infected mosquito locations: a case study in Shelby County, Tennessee
    Esra Ozdenerol
    Department of Earth Sciences, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 7:12. 2008
    ..first detection in 2001, West Nile Virus (WNV) poses a significant health risk for residents of Shelby County in Tennessee. This situation forced public health officials to adopt efficient methods for monitoring disease spread and ..
  23. ncbi Reduction in high rates of antibiotic-nonsusceptible invasive pneumococcal disease in tennessee after introduction of the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine
    Thomas R Talbot
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 39:641-8. 2004
    ..One measure to combat IPD is vaccination with the recently introduced 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV)...
  24. ncbi Racial differences in the incidence of gliomas: a retrospective study from Memphis, Tennessee
    J T Robertson
    Department of Neurosurgery, College of Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee 38163, USA
    Br J Neurosurg 16:562-6. 2002
    ..This study confirms a significant disparity in incidence rates for the three most common gliomas between the black and white populations and this disparity is higher than predicted by previous reports...
  25. ncbi Clinical comparisons of La Crosse encephalitis and enteroviral central nervous system infections in a pediatric population: 2001 surveillance in East Tennessee
    Sandra G Hardin
    East Tennessee Regional Health Department Communicable Disease Control, Knoxville, Tennessee USA
    Am J Infect Control 31:508-10. 2003
    ..In 1997, an initial cluster of cases was identified by the regional pediatric referral center in East Tennessee. Since that time, public health officials, pediatric infectious disease physicians, infection control nurses, ..
  26. ncbi La Crosse encephalitis in Eastern Tennessee: clinical, environmental, and entomological characteristics from a blinded cohort study
    Paul C Erwin
    East Tennessee Regional Office, Tennessee Department of Health, Knoxville, TN 37920, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 155:1060-5. 2002
    ..cohort study was conducted in 2000 to better understand the emergence of La Crosse virus infection in eastern Tennessee, with special emphasis on the potential mosquito vector(s)...
  27. ncbi Pathologic findings in larval and juvenile anurans inhabiting farm ponds in Tennessee, USA
    Debra L Miller
    University of Georgia, College of Veterinary Medicine, Tifton, Georgia 31793, USA
    J Wildl Dis 45:314-24. 2009
    ..and 80 green frog (Rana clamitans) larvae and 40 green frog juveniles were collected from farm ponds in Tennessee, and complete necropsies were performed...
  28. ncbi Udom undone: Tennessee enacts new law regarding physician non-compete agreements
    Thomas W Shumate
    Kay, Griffin, Enkema and Brothers, PLLC, Nashville, USA
    Tenn Med 100:25-6. 2007
  29. ncbi Outdoor/Indoor/Personal ozone exposures of children in Nashville, Tennessee
    Kiyoung Lee
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    J Air Waste Manag Assoc 54:352-9. 2004
    ..By design, this study coincided with the 1994 Nashville/Middle Tennessee Ozone Study conducted by the Southern Oxidants Study, which provided enhanced continuous ambient O3 monitoring ..
  30. ncbi Effects of Tennessee Medicaid managed care on obstetrical care and birth outcomes
    C J Conover
    Center for Health Policy, Law and Management, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    J Health Polit Policy Law 26:1291-324. 2001
    A comparative study was conducted in two neighboring states, Tennessee and North Carolina, to determine whether Medicaid managed care (implemented in Tennessee as TennCare) affected prenatal care, care patterns at labor-delivery, and ..
  31. ncbi Robertsonian chromosomal rearrangements in the short-tailed shrew, Blarina carolinensis, in western Tennessee
    M B Qumsiyeh
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Cytogenet Cell Genet 76:153-8. 1997
    ..for numerous Robertsonian translocations in the southern short-tailed shrew (Blarina carolinensis) in western Tennessee. Eight Robertsonian rearrangements were documented using G-banding techniques that explain the variability in ..
  32. pmc Rickettsia parkeri in Amblyomma americanum ticks, Tennessee and Georgia, USA
    Sara B Cohen
    Tennessee Department of Health, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:1471-3. 2009
    ..of the newly recognized human pathogen Rickettsia parkeri, we looked for this organism in ticks from Tennessee and Georgia, USA. Using PCR and sequence analysis, we identified R. parkeri in 2 Amblyomma americanum ticks...
  33. ncbi Frog virus 3 prevalence in tadpole populations inhabiting cattle-access and non-access wetlands in Tennessee, USA
    Matthew J Gray
    Center for Wildlife Health, Department of Forestry, Wildlife and Fisheries, University of Tennessee, 274 Ellington Plant Sciences Building, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996 4563, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 77:97-103. 2007
    ..catesbeiana (n = 104) tadpoles collected at 5 cattle-access and 3 non-access wetlands on the Cumberland Plateau, Tennessee, USA...
  34. ncbi The effect of influenza on hospitalizations, outpatient visits, and courses of antibiotics in children
    K M Neuzil
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, USA
    N Engl J Med 342:225-31. 2000
    ..We measured the disease burden of influenza in a large cohort of healthy children in the Tennessee Medicaid program who were younger than 15 years of age.
  35. pmc Impact of a school-based influenza immunization program on disease burden: comparison of two Tennessee counties
    Katherine A Poehling
    Departments of Pediatrics and Epidemiology and Prevention, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, United States
    Vaccine 27:2695-700. 2009
    ..These data are consistent with a direct effect of the campaign in school-age children...
  36. ncbi Serological survey and active surveillance for La Crosse virus infections among children in Tennessee
    T F Jones
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 31:1284-7. 2000
    ..we performed a serosurvey and active surveillance for La Crosse encephalitis at a children's hospital in eastern Tennessee. Fifteen cases of La Crosse encephalitis were confirmed. Only 5 (0...
  37. ncbi The Community Partnerships Experience: a report of institutional transition at East Tennessee State University
    B Goodrow
    College of Public and Allied Health, USA
    Acad Med 76:134-41. 2001
    ..K. Kellogg Foundation, served as a catalyst for significant changes within East Tennessee State University (specifically its schools of medicine, nursing, and public and allied health) and the rural ..
  38. ncbi Use of polymerase chain reaction to diagnose the fifth reported US case of autochthonous transmission of Trypanosoma cruzi, in Tennessee, 1998
    B L Herwaldt
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Parasitic Diseases, Mailstop F22, 4770 Buford Hwy N E, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    J Infect Dis 181:395-9. 2000
    In July 1998, the mother of an 18-month-old boy in rural Tennessee found a triatomine bug in his crib, which she saved because it resembled a bug shown on a television program about insects that prey on mammals...
  39. ncbi Host feeding patterns of potential vectors of eastern equine encephalitis virus at an epizootic focus in Tennessee
    Sara B Cohen
    Vector Borne Diseases Section, Communicable and Environmental Diseases, Tennessee Department of Health, Nashville, Tennessee 37216, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 81:452-6. 2009
    ..By incorporating this study with flight range, vector competence, and virus field isolation data, we assessed certain aspects of the enzootic and epizootic vectorial capacity of the mosquito species present at this outbreak site...
  40. ncbi Newly recognized focus of La Crosse encephalitis in Tennessee
    T F Jones
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 28:93-7. 1999
    ..Only nine cases were reported in Tennessee during the 33-year period from 1964-1996...
  41. ncbi Possible sources of sick building syndrome in a Tennessee middle school
    C M Scheel
    Department of Biology, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro 37132, USA
    Arch Environ Health 56:413-7. 2001
    ..Students and staff at Central Middle School in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, reported symptoms similar to those associated with Sick Building Syndrome...
  42. ncbi Next steps for Tennessee: a conversation with Gov. Phil Bredesen. Interview by Alan Weil
    Phil Bredsen
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:w456-62. 2007
    ..Phil Bredesen of Tennessee discusses his views on health care, health information technology, and the challenges of changing a massive ..
  43. ncbi Spotted fever group Rickettsia in Dermacentor variabilis (Acari: Ixodidae) infesting raccoons (Carnivora: Procyonidae) and opossums (Marsupialia: Didelphimorphidae) in Tennessee
    T M Kollars
    Department of Entomology, US Army Medical Component, Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Med Entomol 38:601-2. 2001
    ..and Virginia opossums (Didelphis virginiana Kerr) in western Tennessee. Spotted fever group Rickettsia were detected by amplification of a 617-bp segment of the citrate synthase gene ..
  44. ncbi Meat and meat-mutagen intake, doneness preference and the risk of colorectal polyps: the Tennessee Colorectal Polyp Study
    Aesun Shin
    Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232 2587, USA
    Int J Cancer 121:136-42. 2007
    ..This study provides additional support for a positive association of high intake of red meat with colorectal adenomas, and suggests that high intake of meats and meat carcinogens may also be associated with hyperplastic polyps...
  45. ncbi Metal levels in blood, muscle and liver of water snakes (Nerodia spp.) from New Jersey, Tennessee and South Carolina
    Joanna Burger
    Division of Life Sciences, Nelson Biological Laboratory, Rutgers University, 604 Allison Road, Piscataway, New Jersey, USA
    Sci Total Environ 373:556-63. 2007
    ..from rivers in New Jersey, Tennessee and South Carolina...
  46. ncbi Structure of the antigenic repeating pentasaccharide unit of the LPS O-polysaccharide of Cronobacter sakazakii implicated in the Tennessee outbreak
    Leann L MacLean
    Institute for Biological Sciences, National Research Council, Ottawa, ONK1A0R6, Canada
    Biochem Cell Biol 87:459-65. 2009
    ..sakazakii (3290), a clinical strain from the Tennessee outbreak, was a branched polymer of repeating pentasaccharide units composed of 2-acetamido-2-deoxy-D-galactose, ..
  47. ncbi Prevalence of epilepsy and health status of adults with epilepsy in Georgia and Tennessee: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2002
    Rosemarie Kobau
    Epilepsy Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Health Care and Aging Studies Branch, 4770 Buford Highway NE, MS K51, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 5:358-66. 2004
    ..sample of 8057 adults through the 2002 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, in Georgia and Tennessee, ascertaining a lifetime epilepsy prevalence of 2.1% in this population...
  48. ncbi Binding, distribution, and plant uptake of mercury in a soil from Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA
    Fengxiang X Han
    Diagnostic Instrumentation and Analysis Laboratory DIAL, Mississippi State University, 205 Research Blvd, Starkville, MS 39759, USA
    Sci Total Environ 368:753-68. 2006
    A large amount of mercury has been discharged on the U.S. Department of Energy's Oak Ridge Site (Tennessee) as a part of the U.S. nuclear weapon program during the 1950s through the early 1960s...
  49. ncbi Young adult smoker risk perceptions of traditional cigarettes and nontraditional tobacco products
    Patricia A Richter
    Office on Smoking and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, MS K 50, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Health Behav 30:302-12. 2006
    ..To explore risk perceptions of traditional and nontraditional tobacco products (NTPs) among young adult smokers...
  50. ncbi Heavy metal concentrations in northern water snakes (Nerodia sipedon) from East Fork Poplar Creek and the Little River, East Tennessee, USA
    K R Campbell
    Consortium for Risk Evaluation with Stakeholder Participation, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08854, USA
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 49:239-48. 2005
    ..from a reference reach of the Little River downstream from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in East Tennessee. Our objectives were to determine whether concentrations of these metals were higher in tissues of water snakes ..
  51. ncbi Access to and patterns of use of behavioral health services among children and adolescents in TennCare
    Robert C Saunders
    Department of Human Organization and Development, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37203, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 54:1364-71. 2003
    This study assessed trends in access to and use of behavioral health services for school-aged children in TennCare, Tennessee's Medicaid managed care program, between state fiscal years 1995 and 2000.
  52. ncbi Sporadic Salmonella enterica serotype Javiana infections in Georgia and Tennessee: a hypothesis-generating study
    L S Clarkson
    Georgia Division of Public Health, Epidemiology Branch, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Epidemiol Infect 138:340-6. 2010
    ..Javiana infection identified in Georgia and Tennessee during August-October 2004...
  53. ncbi Survey of the potential environmental and health impacts in the immediate aftermath of the coal ash spill in Kingston, Tennessee
    Laura Ruhl
    Division of Earth and Ocean Sciences, Nicholas School of the Environment, 205 Old Chemistry Building, Box 90227, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27708, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 43:6326-33. 2009
    ..S. history at the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) Kingston coal-burning power plant has revealed three major findings...
  54. ncbi Quantitative characterization of trace levels of PFOS and PFOA in the Tennessee River
    K J Hansen
    3M Environmental Laboratory and 3M Medical Department, St Paul, Minnesota 55133 3331, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 36:1681-5. 2002
    ..to environmental levels of fluorochemicals, 40 water samples were collected on an 80-mi stretch of the Tennessee River, near a fluorochemical manufacturing site in Decatur, AL...
  55. pmc Benchmarking information needs and use in the Tennessee public health community
    Patricia Lee
    The Annette and Irwin Eskind Biomedical Library Vanderbilt University Medical Center Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Med Libr Assoc 91:322-36. 2003
    ..The objective is to provide insight to understanding public health officials' needs and promote access to data repositories and communication tools...
  56. pmc Predictors of infant mortality among college-educated black and white women, Davidson County, Tennessee, 1990-1994
    A O Scott Wright
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Meharry Medical College, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 90:477-83. 1998
    ..Linked Infant Birth and Death Files for Davidson County, Tennessee, from 1990 through 1994 were used to determine infant outcomes for infants born to college-educated white and ..
  57. ncbi The dual enrolled as a disadvantaged population: developing culturally informed interventions for Tennessee Medicare/Medicaid women
    Ruthbeth Finerman
    University of Memphis, TN, USA
    J Health Hum Serv Adm 26:269-97. 2003
    ..b>Tennessee's campaign, coordinated by the Center for Healthcare Quality (CHQ), the state's QIO, focused on the use of ..
  58. ncbi Empowering factors for regular mammography screening in under-served populations: pilot survey results in Tennessee
    Nasar U Ahmed
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Stemple School of Public Health, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:387-94. 2005
    ..While a vast majority of eligible women in Tennessee do not receive the free mammograms available to them, 25% of women with comparable backgrounds do.
  59. ncbi Covering the uninsured through TennCare: does it make a difference?
    L Moreno
    Mathematica Policy Research, Princeton, New Jersey, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 20:231-9. 2001
    b>Tennessee created TennCare in 1994 to address the needs of "poor and uninsured citizens ... excluded from the health care system...
  60. pmc A comparison of methods and results in recruiting white and black women into reproductive studies: the MMC-PSU cooperative center on reproduction experience
    Stephanie Sweet
    Department of Medical Education Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN 37208, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 29:478-81. 2008
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  61. ncbi Family reports of care denials for children enrolled in TennCare
    Robert S Valet
    School of Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 8555, USA
    Pediatrics 114:e37-42. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to identify experiences with care denial reported by families in TennCare, Tennessee's managed care program for Medicaid enrollees and uninsured.
  62. pmc Increase in incidence of medically treated thyroid disease in children with Down Syndrome after rerelease of American Academy of Pediatrics Health Supervision guidelines
    Kecia N Carroll
    Division of General Pediatrics, Child and Adolescent Health Research Unit, Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Pediatrics 122:e493-8. 2008
    ..was to estimate the incidence of medically treated thyroid disease in children with Down syndrome enrolled in Tennessee Medicaid (TennCare) during 1995-2005 and to determine whether rates increased after rerelease of American ..
  63. ncbi 2002 survey results of immunization status of 24-month-old children
    Jerry Narramore
    TDH Immunization Program, Tennessee Department of Health Nashville, USA
    Tenn Med 96:231-2. 2003
  64. ncbi Changes in antibiotic prescribing for children after a community-wide campaign
    Joseph F Perz
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    JAMA 287:3103-9. 2002
    ..Very high levels (>50%) of antibiotic resistance among invasive Streptococcus pneumoniae have been documented in Knox County, Tennessee.
  65. ncbi Racial and gender differences in utilization of Medicaid substance abuse services among adolescents
    Craig Anne Heflinger
    Department of Human and Organizational Development, Vanderbilt University, Peabody College 90, Nashville, Tennessee 37203 5701, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:504-11. 2006
    This study examined race and gender disparities in utilization of substance abuse treatment among adolescents enrolled in Medicaid in Tennessee.
  66. ncbi Potentially avoidable pediatric hospitalizations as defined by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality: what do they tell us about disparities in child health?
    Henry G Herrod
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Tennessee Health Science Center and The Urban Child Institute, Memphis, Tennessee 38105, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 47:128-36. 2008
    ..Data for all hospital discharges in Tennessee in 2002 were evaluated for the 5 pediatric discharge monitors identified by the Agency for Healthcare Research ..
  67. ncbi Medical care utilization and mortality in sickle cell disease: a population-based study
    Sadhna M Shankar
    Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 6310, USA
    Am J Hematol 80:262-70. 2005
    ..of medical care utilization and mortality in children and adults with sickle cell disease (SCD) in the state of Tennessee. Rates of hospitalization, emergency department visits, and deaths were measured in a cohort of adults and ..
  68. ncbi Synovial sarcoma of childhood and adolescence: a multicenter, multivariate analysis of outcome
    Mehmet Fatih Okcu
    Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children s Cancer Center, 6621 Fannin, CC 1510 00, Houston, TX 77030 2399, USA
    J Clin Oncol 21:1602-11. 2003
    ..To identify prognostic factors related to outcome in 219 children and adolescents with synovial sarcoma...
  69. ncbi Comparison of linear cephalometric dimensions in Americans of European descent (Ann Arbor, Cleveland, Philadelphia) and Americans of African descent (Nashville)
    Jos M H Dibbets
    Department of Orthodontics, Philipps University, Marburg, Germany
    Angle Orthod 72:324-30. 2002
    ..Mandibular dimensions were equal in the three other populations. The maxilla was clearly shortest in the Cleveland population and almost of equal length in the three others...
  70. ncbi Child behavioral health service use and caregiver strain: comparison of managed care and fee-for-service Medicaid systems
    Ana MarĂ­a Brannan
    Center for Evaluation and Program Improvement, Vanderbilt University, 1207 18th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Ment Health Serv Res 7:197-211. 2005
    ..determinants among Medicaid-enrolled children, ages 5-17 (N = 676) who were being served under managed care in Tennessee or a traditional fee-for-service system in Mississippi...
  71. ncbi Ethnic differences in predictors of adolescent smoking onset and escalation: a longitudinal study from 7th to 12th grade
    Leslie A Robinson
    Center for Health Promotion and Evaluation, Department of Psychology, The University of Memphis, TN 38152 3230, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 8:297-307. 2006
    ..Overall, we found that, contrary to previous research, risk factors for smoking differed across ethnicity. Further, smoking onset appears to be shaped by forces different from those that accelerate consumption...
  72. ncbi Rapid progression to regular cigarette smoking among nonsmoking adolescents: interactions with gender and ethnicity
    Jonathan L Blitstein
    Department of Psychology, The University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152, USA
    Prev Med 36:455-63. 2003
    ....
  73. ncbi Prognosis of lupus membranous nephritis in children
    K K Lau
    Lupus 16:70. 2007
  74. ncbi Health plan notification and feedback to providers is associated with increased filling of preventer medications for children with asthma enrolled in Medicaid
    William O Cooper
    Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232 2504, USA
    J Pediatr 152:481-8. 2008
    ..To test the hypothesis that children enrolled in Medicaid managed care health plans that provide asthma-specific communication to providers would be more likely to have adequate asthma medication filling...
  75. ncbi Descriptive and analytic epidemiologic studies to identify modifiable determinants of disparities in mortality rates between Blacks and Whites
    Robert S Levine
    National Center for Primary Care, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30310, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:280-3. 2007
    ..In contrast, descriptive studies of variations in racial mortality trends across comparable geographic areas might lead to the formulation of hypotheses for testing in analytical epidemiologic studies to identify modifiable determinants...
  76. ncbi Mineralization of the mandibular third molar: a study of American blacks and whites
    Edward F Harris
    Department of Orthodontics, College of Dentistry, University of Tennessee, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 132:98-109. 2007
    ..Consequently, the third molar provides a rough gauge of an individual's chronological age, but the considerable variability precludes any precise estimate, particularly in late adolescence where most forensic interest has focused...
  77. ncbi Gaps in enrollment from a Medicaid managed care program: effects on emergency department visits and hospitalizations for children with asthma
    William O Cooper
    Division of General Pediatrics, Vanderbilt Children s Hospital, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 8555, USA
    Med Care 43:718-25. 2005
    ..For high-risk children with asthma enrolled in Medicaid, loss of Medicaid coverage is a potential threat to access to quality asthma care...
  78. ncbi Effect of regulatory warnings on antidepressant prescribing for children and adolescents
    Benji T Kurian
    Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:690-6. 2007
    ....
  79. ncbi Oral corticosteroid use among children in TennCare
    William O Cooper
    Division of General Pediatrics Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Suite 5028 MCE, Nashville, TN 37232 8555, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 2:375-81. 2002
    ..Documenting patterns of use for medications with potential for suboptimal use and adverse effects, such as oral corticosteroids, would be useful...
  80. ncbi Provider-level effects on psychiatric inpatient length of stay for youth with mental health and substance abuse disorders
    Elizabeth Gifford
    Center for Child and Family Policy, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27708 0545, USA
    Med Care 46:240-6. 2008
    ..This analysis examines whether patient-level factors are poor predictors of LOS, because LOS is primarily determined by facilities rather patients...
  81. ncbi New users of antipsychotic medications among children enrolled in TennCare
    William O Cooper
    Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Suite 5028 MCE, Nashville, TN 37232 8555, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:753-9. 2004
    ....
  82. ncbi Prescriptions for contraindicated category X drugs in pregnancy among women enrolled in TennCare
    William O Cooper
    Division of General Pediatrics Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 8555, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 18:106-11. 2004
    ..considered to be contraindicated for use in pregnancy) was identified among 95 284 women enrolled in TennCare, Tennessee's programme for Medicaid enrollees and individuals without health insurance...
  83. ncbi Prevalence of baseline serum glucose and lipid testing in users of second-generation antipsychotic drugs: a retrospective, population-based study of Medicaid claims data
    Elaine H Morrato
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, University of Colorado at Denver, Aurora, CO 80045 0508, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 69:316-22. 2008
    ..This study aimed to determine the prevalence of serum glucose and lipid monitoring in public mental health clients initiating second-generation antipsychotic (SGA) drugs...
  84. ncbi $4,000,000 wasted--what can we do?
    H Clifton Simmons
    J Tenn Dent Assoc 84:5. 2004
  85. ncbi Access and service use by children with autism spectrum disorders in Medicaid Managed Care
    Lisa A Ruble
    Department of Pediatrics, Weisskopf Center for the Evaluation of Children, University of Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 35:3-13. 2005
    ..Day treatment vanished and medication and case management increased disproportionately to the number of children served. Explanations and implications of the findings are presented as well as recommendations for future research...
  86. pmc Black and white differences in cognitive function test scores: what explains the difference?
    Kala M Mehta
    Division of Geriatrics, University of California at San Francisco, 94121, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:2120-7. 2004
    ..This study evaluates whether differences in health and socioeconomic indicators, including literacy level, can explain differences in cognitive function test scores between older black and white adults...
  87. ncbi Sociological context of TennCare. A public health perspective
    Celia Larson
    Metro Public Health Department, 311 23rd Avenue North, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 26:315-21. 2003
    In the mid-1990s TennCare replaced Medicaid in Tennessee and extended health coverage to uninsured and uninsurable adults and children. Throughout its short history many management and financial problems have plagued it...
  88. ncbi Risk selection among SSI enrollees in TennCare
    Steven C Hill
    Center for Cost and Financing Studies, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Inquiry 39:152-67. 2002
    ..assess the extent of risk selection among managed care plans for SSI beneficiaries over the first three years of Tennessee's Medicaid managed care program, TennCare...
  89. ncbi TennCare--Medicaid managed care in Tennessee in jeopardy
    David M Mirvis
    Center for Health Services Research, University of Tennessee, Memphis 38163, USA
    Am J Manag Care 8:57-68. 2002
    TennCare, the statewide Medicaid managed care system implemented in Tennessee on January 1, 1994, sought to reduce state and federal healthcare expenditures while enhancing access to and quality of care. TennCare currently covers 1...
  90. ncbi TennCare--a failure of politics, not policy: a conversation with Gordon Bonnyman. Interview by Robert E. Hurley
    Gordon Bonnyman
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:w217-25. 2006
    ..is the indefatigable advocate who has spent the past dozen years both championing and challenging TennCare, Tennessee's controversial Medicaid program...
  91. ncbi Impact of a statewide Medicaid managed care system on healthcare utilization and outcomes for people living with HIV
    James E Bailey
    Department of Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee 38105, USA
    Am J Med Sci 328:305-14. 2004
    ..Medicaid managed care (MMC) systems provide insurance for many persons living with HIV and AIDS (PLWH). This study sought to assess the impact of a statewide MMC system (TennCare) on healthcare utilization and outcomes for PLWH...
  92. ncbi Improvements in diabetes management and outcomes in a Medicaid managed care system
    J E Bailey
    University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Departments of Medicine and Preventive Medicine, 66 N. Pauline, Suite 633, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    Tenn Med 94:425-30. 2001
    OBJECTIVE: To determine the impact of managed care on effectiveness of diabetes management in Tennessee, where a statewide Medicaid program (TennCare) delivers services through capitated managed care organizations (MCOs)...
  93. pmc Increasing burden and risk factors for bronchiolitis-related medical visits in infants enrolled in a state health care insurance plan
    Kecia N Carroll
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of General Pediatrics, Child and Adolescent Health Research Unit, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 8300, USA
    Pediatrics 122:58-64. 2008
    ..The goals were to estimate the year-round burden of health care visits attributable to bronchiolitis and to identify risk factors for bronchiolitis in term healthy infants...
  94. ncbi Racial differences in antidepressant treatment preceding suicide in a Medicaid population
    Wayne A Ray
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Vanderbilt University, 2600 Village at Vanderbilt, 1500 21st Ave, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:1317-23. 2007
    ..This study assessed whether this racial disparity is present among patients with a very high risk of severe mood disorders--that is, those with completed suicides...
  95. ncbi Outbreak of aseptic meningitis associated with echovirus 13
    David L Kirschke
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Nashville, TN, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 21:1034-8. 2002
    ..We investigated a large outbreak in Shelby County, TN, to determine the characteristics and clinical manifestations of echovirus 13 meningitis...
  96. ncbi Comparison of treatment outcomes of childhood Hodgkin lymphoma in two US centers and a center in Recife, Brazil
    Saunders C Hsu
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Doernbecher Children s Hospital, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 49:139-44. 2007
    ..Pediatric Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) has a cure rate of more than 80% in high-income countries (HIC). However, more than 80% of the world's children live in low-income countries (LIC), where the cure rate is often much lower...
  97. ncbi Effects of lifestyle intervention and metformin on weight management and markers of metabolic syndrome in obese adolescents
    Kelly A Harden
    Family Care, PC, Dyersburg, Tennessee, USA
    J Am Acad Nurse Pract 19:368-77. 2007
    ....
  98. ncbi Incidence and outcome of chronic graft-versus-host disease using National Institutes of Health consensus criteria
    Madan Jagasia
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 13:1207-15. 2007
    ..36, P = .0144) were significant independent predictors of survival. The OS with different NIH subtypes of GVHD after day 100 from SCT varies, and is superior for patients with classic cGVHD...
  99. pmc Safe anesthesia for radiotherapy in pediatric oncology: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Experience, 2004-2006
    Doralina L Anghelescu
    Division of Anesthesiology, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105 2794, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 71:491-7. 2008
    ..To determine the incidence of anesthesia-related complications in children undergoing radiotherapy and the associated risk factors...
  100. ncbi Racial differences in asthma morbidity during pregnancy
    Kecia N Carroll
    Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 106:66-72. 2005
    ..We performed a cohort study to estimate racial differences in maternal asthma outcomes in a low-income population of pregnant women in which blacks and whites have similar medical care access and benefits...
  101. pmc Substance abuse treatment effectiveness of publicly funded clients in Tennessee
    Satish Kedia
    Tennessee Outcomes for Alcohol and Drug Services, The University of Memphis and Bureau of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services, Tennessee Department of Health, 38152, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 95:270-7. 2003
    The Tennessee Outcomes for Alcohol and Drug Services (TOADS) in collaboration with the Bureau of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services at the Tennessee Department of Health evaluated the effectiveness of publicly funded substance abuse ..

Research Grants75

  1. National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Region 2
    Javier Crespo; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..services to the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands...
  2. National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Region 2
    DENNIS PATTRATH; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..services to the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands...
  3. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 2
    JM J TOOEY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..services to the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands...
  4. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 2
    JM J TOOEY; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..services to the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands...
  5. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 2
    JM J TOOEY; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..services to the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands...
  6. Effect of exposure to organochlorine compounds on the development of obesity and
    GEORGE E HOWELL; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..His postdoctoral research at the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center was on molecular mechanisms of dyslipidemia in hyperinsulinemic states such as type 2 ..
  7. RYGB Improves Metabolism by Interrupting the Gastric Adipose Tissue Axis
    Naji N Abumrad; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..in prevalence of "super-obesity" (Class III obese) reaching in some localities 7% of the population, as in Tennessee where the PI resides...
  8. The effects of dexamethasone on tumor and microglial cells in glioma
    TERREIA SUTTON JONES; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Terreia Jones is an Assistant professor in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC)...
  9. Pregnancy Folate Status &Early Childhood Respiratory &Atopic Disease Outcomes
    KECIA NICOLE CARROLL; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..containing prescriptions filled during pregnancy in a retrospective cohort of 80,000 mother-child dyads from the Tennessee Medicaid population...
  10. Long-Chain Fatty Acids, Oxidative Stress and Colorectal Neoplasm Risk
    Harvey J Murff; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..adenomas, 350 advanced colorectal adenoma cases and 1050 polyp-free controls using data collected as part of the Tennessee Colorectal Polyp Study...
  11. Pharmacoepidemiology of Atypical Antipsychotic Drugs
    William V Bobo; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..It also includes training in the use of four important pharmacoepidemiology databases: the Tennessee Medicaid research database (training via my research studies), the FDA's adverse event reporting system (..
  12. Therapeutic effects of ketogenic diet in a mouse model of severe myoclinic epilep
    Franck K Kalume; Fiscal Year: 2013
    I am a young neuroscientist with a graduate training from the University of Tennessee and postdoctoral training from the University of Washington...
  13. Azithromycin and Sudden Cardiac Death: Electrophysiologic Mechanisms
    Katherine T Murray; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We have performed a large pharmacoepidemiologic study using the Tennessee Medicaid database, demonstrating that azithromycin increases the risk of sudden cardiac death by several fold...
  14. CARBON MONOXIDE IN NEWBORN CEREBRAL CIRCULATION
    CHARLES LEFFLER; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..3ERFORMANCE SITE(S) (organization, city, state) The University of Tennessee, Memphis Memphis, TN 38163 KEY PERSONNEL. See instructions on Page 11...
  15. Opioid selection and the risk of serious infections in older adults
    Carlos G Grijalva; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The proposed studies will use a retrospective cohort study design and data from Tennessee Medicaid, to compare the incidence of serious infections associated with the use of selected opioids while ..
  16. Predictors of Smokeless Tobacco and Dual Use in the US Military
    Robert C Klesges; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This is a joint application between the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, the United States Air Force, and Mayo Clinic College of Medicine...
  17. ENVIRONMENTAL TOBACCO SMOKE EXPOSURE AMONG CHILDREN HOSPITALIZED WITH PNEUMONIA
    Derek Williams; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..between environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) exposure and pneumonia hospitalizations among young children in Middle Tennessee. The specific aims of the project are: 1...
  18. Local health impacts of Prescription Monitoring Program use
    Traci C Green; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..and high coverage rates for outcomes: New Mexico, Oklahoma, Michigan, North Carolina, Maryland, Missouri, and Tennessee. Specific aims are to: 1) Create taxonomies for further evaluation of PMP use characteristics in study states by ..
  19. Treatment with KZ-41 and OTP promotes wound healing in a radiation combined injur
    MOSTAFA GABER; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Our novel agents were developed by researchers at the University of Tennessee. When applied up to 12 h post-irradiation in mice irradiated with lethal doses of ?-irradiation, Octadecenyl ..
  20. Meharry Occupational Medicine Residency Training Program
    Sangita Chakrabarty; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The Meharry Medical College program is the only Occupational Medicine Residency program in Tennessee as well as the only such program offered by the nation's four Historically Black medical schools...
  21. VANDERBILT CENTER FOR EDUCATION/RESEARCH ON THERAPEUTICS
    Wayne A Ray; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..It has established strong partnerships with Tennessee Medicaid, the State Department of Health, the VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System and Geriatric Research, ..
  22. EMERGING INFECTIONS PROGRAM
    Timothy F Jones; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..A study of the etiology of unexplained encephalitis in Tennessee utilizing state-of-the-art diagnostic testing and a three-state collaboration will also be continued...
  23. Medications and the Risk of Sudden Cardiac Death
    Wayne A Ray; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..However, while these methods can identify extreme risks, they often are inconclusive. We have utilized the Tennessee Medicaid automated database to identify important, yet unexpected, increased risks of sudden cardiac death for ..
  24. Treatment with KZ-41 and OTP promotes wound healing in a radiation combined injur
    Duane D Miller; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Our novel agents were developed by researchers at the University of Tennessee. When applied up to 12 h post-irradiation in mice irradiated with lethal doses of &#947;-irradiation, ..
  25. Development of a Novel Gastrointestinal Radiomitigator
    Gabor Tigyi; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This project will be conducted in close collaboration between the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and the California National Primate Research Center at the University of California Davis...
  26. The Nashville Breast Health Study
    Wei Zheng; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..by applicant): This proposal is for a population-based case-control study of breast cancer in Nashville, Tennessee. The primary hypotheses are 1) regular use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) may reduce the risk ..
  27. Expanding and Enhancing All Payer Claims Data Base System Capacity in States
    DENISE ELAINE LOVE; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..1 Maryland, Maine, Kansas, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Utah, Oregon, Minnesota, Tennessee, Colorado, New York, Rhode Island, West Virginia, Virginia 2 APCDs are large-scale databases that systematically ..
  28. Biomarkers of Methionine Metabolism and Risk for Colorectal Adenoma
    Martha J Shrubsole; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..these hypotheses by conducting a nested case-control study using plasma samples collected as part of the Tennessee Colorectal Polyp Study (TCPS;P50CA95103), an on-going colonoscopy-based case-control study of colorectal adenoma...
  29. Evaluation of Low Cost National Weight Loss Program in the Underserved
    NIA SCHWANN MITCHELL; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..database analyses of weight loss programs one of the TOPS program and two of the Weight Watchers program for Tennessee Medicaid recipients. She works closely with her primary mentor, James O...
  30. College Students as Facilitators to Reduce Adolescent Obesity Disparity
    Deborah L Slawson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Twelve (six per each semester) undergraduates at East Tennessee State University will be trained to conduct an eleven-week peer-based health education program as peer ..
  31. The Incidence and Etiology of Influenza-Associated Community-Acquired Pneumonia i
    KATHRYN MARGARET EDWARDS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..the incidence of hospitalization for community- acquired pneumonia in children and adults living in Middle Tennessee;2) To determine the relative contributions of the different respiratory pathogens to the etiology of community-..
  32. Youth Mental Health Outcomes Tracking System: Self, Parent, & Clinician-Reported
    Benjamin B Brodey; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This survey is currently in statewide use in Tennessee and Iowa. Unfortunately, no corresponding cutting-edge survey instrument exists for youth...
  33. Incidence and etiology of influenza associated pneumonia in hospitalized children
    Jonathan A McCullers; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. We will use this opportunity to answer some interesting and important scientific questions about co-infections ..
  34. Arsenic Phytosensors
    Mark P Elless; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..will partner with Professor Neal Stewart, an international plant transformation expert at The University of Tennessee, to develop these arsenic phytosensors...
  35. Tennessee Valley Cooperative Human Tissue Network
    Mary Kay Washington; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  36. PHARMACOGENETICS OF DRUG AND CARCINOGEN METABOLISM
    David Hein; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We also will assess the effect of NAT1 and NAT2 genotypes in breast cancer risk through participation in ongoing molecular epidemiology investigations of breast cancer in Shanghai China and in Nashville, Tennessee.
  37. Maternal Lifestyles Study Phase V
    Seetha Shankaran; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..MLS is being conducted in four academic centers: The University of Miami, University of Tennessee at Memphis, Wayne State University, and Brown University...
  38. Efficacy of a Smoking Quit Line in the Military
    Robert C Klesges; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..of a competing renewal of a collaborative smoking cessation intervention program between the University of Tennessee, the University of Minnesota, and the United States Air Force...
  39. Maternal Lifestyle Study Phase 5
    Barry M Lester; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..MLS is being conducted in four academic centers: The University of Miami, University of Tennessee at Memphis, Wayne State University, and Brown University...
  40. Maternal Lifestyle Study 12-15 Year Follow Up.
    Charles R Bauer; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..MLS is being conducted in four academic centers: The University of Miami, University of Tennessee at Memphis, Wayne State University and Brown University...
  41. Maternal Lifestyle Study Phase 5
    Henrietta S Bada; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..MLS is being conducted in four academic centers: The University of Miami, University of Tennessee at Memphis, Wayne State University and Brown University...
  42. 2012 Midwest Microbial Pathogenesis Conference (MMPC)
    Thomas C Zahrt; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..in this meeting annually, with attendees hailing from Wisconsin, Michigan, Ohio, Minnesota, Kentucky, Tennessee, Missouri, Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, and Pennsylvania...
  43. Prevention of the Complications of Bleeding Disorder Through HTCs
    Paul E Monahan; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..A regional network of ten hemophilia treatment centers in Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee will be coordinated by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and provide comprehensive care and ..
  44. Revitalizing Tennessee's Core Environmental Health Programs: Food Safety and Wate
    John R Dunn; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Abstract-Tennessee EHS-Net Application 2010 Foodborne and waterborne pathogens cause substantial burden of illness...
  45. Electrophysiological Correlates of Vasopressin Secretion
    William Armstrong; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..PERFORMANCE. SITE(S) (organization, city, state) University of Tennessee Health Science Center Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology 855 Monroe Avenue Memphis, TN 38163 KEY PERSONNEL...
  46. Innovative Tools for In Vivo Computational Prediction of Lumbar Stresses
    RICHARD DAVID KOMISTEK; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Research (CMR) is a joint program between Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and the University of Tennessee (UT). Under the leadership of Richard D...
  47. Public-Private Partnership Addressing Literacy-Numeracy to Improve Diabetes Care
    Russell L Rothman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of a low- literacy/numeracy-oriented intervention to improve diabetes care in under-resourced communities in Tennessee. The state of Tennessee now has a higher prevalence of diabetes then any other state in the nation...
  48. Colorado Gene Array Core
    Boris Tabakoff; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..RobWilliams, University of Tennessee. This information will allow for eQTL mapping for rat brain gene expression as well as mapping of QTLs for ..
  49. Short-Term Training in Cardiovascular Research
    Barbara E Bierer; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..a 219-country strip along the Mississippi River in Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee is populated by approximately 8...
  50. Prescribed Opioid Safety in Children
    Wayne A Ray; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Preliminary Tennessee Medicaid data suggest this epidemic now possibly affects children: the proportion of children 2-17 years old ..
  51. Dissemination and implementation of a corrective intervention to improve mediasti
    Raymond U Osarogiagbon; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..this unique specimen collection kit in the tri-state area of Eastern Arkansas, Northern Mississippi and Western Tennessee, which has the combination of challenging socio-economic demographics and some of the highest lung cancer ..
  52. Acquisition of a Q-TOF Mass Spectrometer
    Wei Li; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..part of the Shared Instrument Facility in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC)...
  53. MMC and VICC: Partnership for Survivorship (1 of 2)
    Maureen Sanderson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..stimulate interactions and collaborations among faculty at MMC, VICC and a collaborating minority institution, Tennessee State University;3) To stimulate research into the determinants of health disparities in cancer survivorship, ..
  54. MMC and VICC: Partnering for Survivorship (2)
    Debra L Friedman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..stimulate interactions and collaborations among faculty at MMC, VICC and a collaborating minority institution, Tennessee State University;3) To stimulate research into the determinants of health disparities in cancer survivorship, ..
  55. Assessing delivery of an early speech intervention for children with clefts in Br
    Nancy J Scherer; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Graduate students in speech-language pathology at HRCA-USP and East Tennessee State University will be trained in research methodology associated with the EMT/PE project, and 3) Conduct a ..
  56. Radioimmunoimaging of AL Amyloidosis using 124I-mAb 11-1F4 (Phase I/IND 100472/1-
    Alan Solomon; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..pilot open-label Exploratory IND Phase 1 imaging and biodistribution study to be performed at the University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine (UTGSM)/University of Tennessee Medical Center (UTMC), Knoxville, TN...
  57. Meharry Occupational Medicine Residency Training Program
    Sangita Chakrabarty; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The Meharry Medical College program is the only Occupational Medicine Residency program in Tennessee as well as the only such program offered by the nation's four Historically Black medical schools...
  58. Mid-South Coalition for Minority Health International Research Training
    Malinda E C Fitzgerald; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..b>Tennessee State University(TSU), a Historically Black Universityin Nashville, TN,also has a participating faculty member...
  59. Hazardous Material Worker Health and Safety Training(U45), Cooperative Agreement
    CAROL RICE RICE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..established relationships with centers in eight states: Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Tennessee and Wisconsin...
  60. Measuring Student Exposure to ETS and College Receptivity to Environmental Change
    Mark Wolfson; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..web-based survey of college administrators from 54 colleges and universities in North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia...
  61. A Confocal Laser Scanning Microscope for Neuroscience Imaging Center
    William E Armstrong; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..capability, high resolution, and high sensitivity for a Neuroscience Imaging Center at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center...
  62. Mid-Region AIDS and Cancer Specimen Resource Consortium
    Leona W Ayers; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..consortium, including The Ohio State University (OSU), Emory University, Rush University, University of Tennessee, Memphis, and East African affiliates in Uganda and Kenya, proposes to (specific aim 1) maintain a mid-region ..
  63. COOPERATIVE MULTICENTER REPRODUCTIVE MEDICINE NETWORK
    Sandra Carson; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..Endocrinology and Reproductive Genetics, both in Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Tennessee. This trial begins with recruitment of spontaneously aborting (first trimester) women whose abortus will be ..
  64. CONFERENCE--ISOLATED FETAL CELLS IN MATERNAL BLOOD
    Joe Simpson; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..The candidate cell our University of Tennessee group as well as others are pursuing is the nucleated fetal red cell (erythroblast...
  65. RACE AND ETHNIC DIFFERENCES IN U.S. BIRTH OUTCOMES
    Michael Grossman; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..age as the outcomes), 1983 micro vital records on all induced abortions and live births in New York City and Tennessee (with birthweight and low birthweight for the five race/ethnic groups listed above for New York City and for ..
  66. Utilization of a motility mutant to elucidate myotome formation in zebrafish
    Ethan Carver; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..will be carried out on a larger scale to generate more motility mutations in zebrafish at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga...
  67. Using Information Technology to Provide Measurement Based Care for Chronic Illnes
    Madhukar Trivedi; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Centerstone is a behavioral health services provider that provides treatment throughout the state of Tennessee. The proposed EHR-CDSS facilitating MBC will be instituted in 24 clinics (17 rural/7 urban) by 50 clinicians (26 ..
  68. ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF THE FAST TRACK INTERVENTION
    EDWARD FOSTER; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The intervention is the focus of an ongoing evaluation being conducted at four sites-Nashville, Tennessee; rural Pennsylvania; Seattle, Washington; and Durham, North Carolina...
  69. ROLE OF DIETARY N-3 FATTY ACIDS IN PREMATURE INFANTS
    Susan Carlson; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..Lipid supplementation studies carried out in the Newborn Center at the University of Tennessee, Memphis will be directed toward assessing the role of specific n-6 and n-3 containing lipids in membrane ..
  70. Biocontainment Laboratory/Biodefense/Infectious Disease
    Michael Dockter; Fiscal Year: 2005
    This application from The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) requests funds to construct a Regional Biocontainment Laboratory (RBL) facility and vivarium that will serve members of the Region 4 Research Center of ..
  71. Transparency and Disclosure: A National Standard
    GAYE FORTNER; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The audience will be composed primarily of stakeholders in healthcare delivery from Tennessee. An agenda has been designed to provide the basis for supporting and participating in the implementation of NQF/..
  72. THE EFFECTS OF RURAL OBSTETRIC CARE PROVIDER SHORTAGES
    Wayne Ray; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..With 28% of its childbearing population residing in rural areas, Tennessee is well suited as the focus of a study on obstetric care provider shortage...
  73. Technology Exchange for Cancer Health Network (TECH-Net)
    Teresa Waters; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..effort to implement a systematic care program to improve cancer management in the rural communities of west Tennessee, north Mississippi and east Arkansas...
  74. Improving Quality Care for Children with Special Needs:*
    CARMEN LOZZIO; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..of this project is to implement plans to develop the Health Information Technology (HIT) infrastructure in Tennessee to promote and improve the safety and quality of health care for Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN)...
  75. MEDICATION USE IN ASSESSING AND IMPROVING ASTHMA CONTROL
    Tina Hartert; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This application proposes to extend a retrospective analysis of the Tennessee Medicaid population to determine risk factors for asthma exacerbations requiring hospital care, to characterize ..