Affiliation: Cornell University
- Ascribing meaning to hypertension: a qualitative study among African Americans with uncontrolled hypertensionCarla Boutin-Foster
Weill Medical College, New York, New York, USA
Ethn Dis 17:29-34. 2007..The objective was to elicit patients' perceptions regarding the meaning of hypertension and to identify the personal, social, and environmental factors that might influence their perceptions...
- Viewpoint: physician, know thyself: the professional culture of medicine as a framework for teaching cultural competenceCarla Boutin-Foster
Center for Multicultural and Minority Health, New York Presbyterian Hospital, USA
Acad Med 83:106-11. 2008..The authors conclude with suggestions on how students can explore the professional culture of medicine through the exploration of films, role-playing, and the use of written narratives...
- The Trial Using Motivational Interviewing and Positive Affect and Self-Affirmation in African-Americans with Hypertension (TRIUMPH): from theory to clinical trial implementationCarla Boutin-Foster
Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, 1300 York Avenue, New York, NY 10065, USA
Contemp Clin Trials 35:8-14. 2013..Lessons learned through interactions with our community partners reinforce the value of community engagement in research...
- Reducing HIV and AIDS through Prevention (RHAP): a theoretically based approach for teaching HIV prevention to adolescents through an exploration of popular musicCarla Boutin-Foster
Weill Medical College, Cornell University, 525 East 68th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
J Urban Health 87:440-51. 2010..The RHAP program challenges the traditional pedagogue-student paradigm and provides an alternative approach to teaching about HIV prevention and awareness...
- Applying qualitative methods in developing a culturally tailored workbook for black patients with hypertensionC Boutin-Foster
Center for Complementary and Integrative Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA
Patient Educ Couns 77:144-7. 2009..To apply qualitative research methods in developing a culturally tailored, educational workbook for hypertensive black patients...
- Psychosocial mediators of the relationship between race/ethnicity and depressive symptoms in Latino and white patients with coronary artery diseaseC Boutin-Foster
Center for Complementary and Integrative Medicine, Weill Medical College, Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
J Natl Med Assoc 100:849-55. 2008..However, little is known about the prevalence and correlates of depressive symptoms in Latino patients with coronary artery disease...
- Psychosocial correlates of overweight or obese status in Latino adults with coronary artery diseaseC Boutin-Foster
Department of Internal Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, 525 East 68th Street, Box 46, New York, NY 10065, USA
J Immigr Minor Health 11:359-65. 2009..5, 95% CI = 2.7-15.6). This suggests that interventions designed to reduce the epidemic of overweight and obesity in Latino adults may also need to address their psychosocial health...
- An item-level analysis of the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale (CES-D) by race and ethnicity in patients with coronary artery diseaseCarla Boutin-Foster
Center for Complementary and Integrative Medicine, Weill Medical College, Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 23:1034-9. 2008..Studies employing this measure often describe variations in aggregate scores. However, few studies have examined variations in response to specific items by race and ethnicity...
- Training community health workers to be advocates for health promotion: efforts taken by a community-based organization to reduce health disparities in cardiovascular diseaseCarla Boutin-Foster
Weill Medical College, 525 East 68th Street, Box 46, New York, NY 10021, USA
J Community Health 33:61-8. 2008..In conclusion, this workshop demonstrated that it was feasible to develop effective community programs targeted at educating CHWs about cardiovascular disease...
- Do recent life events and social support explain gender differences in depressive symptoms in patients who had percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty?Carla Boutin-Foster
Weil Medical College, Cornell University, 525 East 68th Street, Room F1421, Box 46, New York, NY 10021, USA
J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:114-23. 2007..The objective of this study was to determine if this disparity was explained by gender differences in stressful life events and in perceived social support...
- Problematic resident-patient relationships: the patient' s perspectiveC Boutin-Foster
Department of Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
J Gen Intern Med 16:750-4. 2001....
- Social Work Admission Assessment Tool for identifying patients in need of comprehensive social work evaluationCarla Boutin-Foster
Division of General Internal Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
Health Soc Work 30:117-25. 2005..0001). The SWAAT is a comprehensive needs assessment tool that may facilitate discharge planning and improve quality of care...
- In spite of good intentions: patients' perspectives on problematic social support interactionsCarla Boutin-Foster
Division of General Internal Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
Health Qual Life Outcomes 3:52. 2005..However, their efforts may be perceived as being problematic or unhelpful. The objective of this study was to identify the characteristics of problematic social support interactions from the perspectives of patients...
- Translating basic behavioral and social science research to clinical application: the EVOLVE mixed methods approachJaney C Peterson
Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluative Sciences Research, Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College
J Consult Clin Psychol 81:217-30. 2013..Our theoretically derived intervention comprised a combination of positive affect and self-affirmation (PA/SA), which we applied to 3 clinical chronic disease populations...
- Cardiovascular disease risk reduction with sleep apnea treatmentGirardin Jean-Louis
Brooklyn Health Disparities Center, Department of Medicine, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, NY 11203 2098, USA
Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 8:995-1005. 2010..Perspectives on emerging therapeutic approaches and promising areas of clinical and experimental research are also discussed...
- Correction to peterson et Al. (2012)Janey C Peterson
Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluative Sciences Research, Department of Medicine, and Center for Integrative Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College
J Consult Clin Psychol 81:230. 2013..Conclusions: The EVOLVE method is a means by which basic behavioral science research can be translated into efficacious interventions for chronic disease populations. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2013 APA, all rights reserved)...
- Randomized controlled trials of positive affect and self-affirmation to facilitate healthy behaviors in patients with cardiopulmonary diseases: rationale, trial design, and methodsMary E Charlson
Center for Complementary and Integrative Medicine and Division of General Internal Medicine, Joan and Sanford I Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
Contemp Clin Trials 28:748-62. 2007....
- Incidence of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after myocardial infarction (MI) and predictors of ptsd symptoms post-MI--a brief reportLeila P Rocha
Cornell University, New York, USA
Int J Psychiatry Med 38:297-306. 2008..The objectives of this pilot study were to determine the incidence of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) one to two months after Myocardial Infarction (MI), and to evaluate potential predictors of PTSD symptoms post-MI...
- The Cornell Psychiatric Screen: a brief psychiatric scale for hospitalized medical patientsCarla Boutin-Foster
Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
Psychosomatics 44:382-7. 2003..On the basis of preliminary validation, the Cornell Psychiatric Screen appears to be a useful tool for identifying patients who require a psychiatric evaluation...
- Results from the Trial Using Motivational Interviewing, Positive Affect, and Self-Affirmation in African Americans with Hypertension (TRIUMPH)Carla Boutin-Foster
Weill Cornell Medical College, Department of Medicine
Ethn Dis 26:51-60. 2016....
- Ethical considerations for conducting health disparities research in community health centers: a social-ecological perspectiveCarla Boutin-Foster
Carla Boutin Foster, Ebony Scott, Rosio Ramos, and Anna Rodriguez are with the Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluative Sciences, Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY Jennifer Melendez, Balavenkatesh Kanna, and Walid Michelen are with the Lincoln Center for Clinical and Community Research, Lincoln Hospital Generations Plus Northern Manhattan Network, New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation, Bronx, NY
Am J Public Health 103:2179-84. 2013....
- A randomized controlled trial of positive-affect intervention and medication adherence in hypertensive African AmericansGbenga O Ogedegbe
New York Univeristy School of Medicine, New York, NY 10010, USA
Arch Intern Med 172:322-6. 2012..Poor adherence explains poor blood pressure (BP) control; however African Americans suffer worse hypertension-related outcomes...
- Multiple health-risk behavior in a chronic disease population: what behaviors do people choose to change?John P Allegrante
Department of Health and Behavior Studies, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
Prev Med 46:247-51. 2008..To determine what health behaviors patients choose to change in response to medical advice when they are given the potential net-present value (reduction in biological age) of modifying a behavior...
- "Looking out for each other": a qualitative study on the role of social network interactions in asthma management among adult Latino patients presenting to an emergency departmentSucheta Pai
Department of Internal Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, NY, USA
J Asthma 51:714-9. 2014..The objective of this study was to identify the types of interactions between asthma patients and their social networks such as close family and friends that influence the management of asthma...
- Associations between posttraumatic stress disorder and hemoglobin A1(C) in low-income minority patients with diabetesSamantha A Miller
Department of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
Gen Hosp Psychiatry 33:116-22. 2011..The objective of this cross-sectional study was to evaluate associations between PTSD and A1(C) among low-income minorities with diabetes...
- Barriers to lifestyle behavioral change in migrant South Asian populationsMihir Patel
Department of Medicine, Divison of General Internal Medicine, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY 10025, USA
J Immigr Minor Health 14:774-85. 2012..Future research and interventions should account for these cultural factors to successfully improve dietary habits and physical activity levels in migrant South Asian populations...
- Development and validation of the Tangible, Informational, and Emotional Social Support SurveyCarla Boutin-Foster
Division of General Internal Medicine, Joan and Sanford I Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
J Cardiopulm Rehabil 26:307-13. 2006..The objective was to develop a survey designed to measure the types of social support that are necessary in cardiovascular disease prevention and management...
- Getting to the heart of social support: a qualitative analysis of the types of instrumental support that are most helpful in motivating cardiac risk factor modificationCarla Boutin-Foster
The Joan and Sanford I Weill Medical College, Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
Heart Lung 34:22-9. 2005..This study evaluates the types of instrumental social support that are perceived by patients with coronary artery disease as being most helpful to health behavior modification...
- Telephone-delivered behavioral intervention among blacks with sleep apnea and metabolic syndrome: study protocol for a randomized controlled trialNatasha J Williams
Center for Healthful Behavior Change, Division of Health and Behavior, Department of Population Health, New York University Langone Medical Center, New York University School of Medicine, 227 East 30th St, 10016 New York, NY, USA
Trials 15:225. 2014..Evidence indicates that the incidence and prevalence of obstructive sleep apnea are higher among blacks, relative to whites, and blacks are less likely to adhere to recommended treatment compared with other racial/ethnic groups...
- Beliefs and attitudes toward obstructive sleep apnea evaluation and treatment among blacksRaphael Shaw
Brooklyn Health Disparities Center, Department of Medicine, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, 450 Clarkson Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
J Natl Med Assoc 104:510-9. 2012..This study assessed knowledge, beliefs, and attitudes towards OSA evaluation and treatment among blacks residing in Brooklyn, New York...
- Changing health behaviors to improve health outcomes after angioplasty: a randomized trial of net present value versus future value risk communicationM E Charlson
Center for Complementary and Integrative Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY 10065, USA
Health Educ Res 23:826-39. 2008..Our results show that a net present risk communication intervention did not result in significant differences in health outcomes...
- Knowledge, perceptions, and experiences of Dominicans with diabetesJudith Aponte
Hunter Bellevue School of Nursing, Hunter College, City University of New York, New York, NY, USA
J Immigr Minor Health 14:1006-13. 2012..Content analysis was used to analyze the text of the focus groups. Different themes emerged from the data, with apparent gaps in diabetes knowledge and of awareness of risk for diabetes complications...
- Improving health behaviors and outcomes after angioplasty: using economic theory to inform interventionMary E Charlson
Division of General Internal Medicine, Center for Complementary and Integrative Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
Health Educ Res 17:606-18. 2002..We hope to demonstrate that economic theory is a plausible perspective from which to design interventions aimed at communicating risk and facilitating change in health behaviors...
- Shared decision-making in the primary care treatment of late-life major depression: a needed new intervention?Patrick J Raue
Department of Psychiatry, Weill Cornell Medical College, USA
Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 25:1101-11. 2010....
- Experiences of patients undergoing dialysis who are from ethnic and racial minoritiesNeha Nagpal
Weill Cornell Medical Center, Center of Excellence for Health Disparities Research and Community Engagement, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, USA
J Ren Care . 2016..This study sought to understand the psychosocial context of living with ESKD among black and Latino adults who reside in a medically underserved community...
- Attitudes and beliefs regarding cardiovascular risk factors among Bangladeshi immigrants in the USMihir Patel
Divison of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, 1111 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY, 10025, USA
J Immigr Minor Health 16:994-1000. 2014..They cite a combination of internal and external factors as barriers to lifestyle modification. Interventions to address these barriers must simultaneously addressing self-efficacy and work-life balance. ..
- Perspectives on bullying among children who present to the emergency department with behavioral misconduct: a qualitative studyMuhammad Waseem
from the Department of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine, Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center, Bronx, New York Department of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine, St George s Medical School, Grenada, West Indies Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluative Sciences Research, Center for Integrative Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, Manhattan and Hospital for Special Surgery, Education and Academic Affairs, New York, NY
Pediatr Emerg Care 30:793-7. 2014..The emergency physician performs an initial assessment and stabilization. Emergency departments are increasingly on the frontline of the bullying problem...
- Characteristics of asthmatic patients with and without repeat emergency department visits at an inner city hospitalSucheta Pai
Department of Internal Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA
J Asthma 51:627-32. 2014..Abstract Objective: The objective of this study was to document the frequency and clinical characteristics associated with repeat emergency department (ED) visits for asthma in an inner city population with a high burden of asthma...
- Demographic and Behavioral Factors Linked to Obesity Among Inner-City Latino New Yorkers in the Bronx CommunityBalavenkatesh Kanna
Lincoln Medical Center, 234 East 149th Street, Bronx, New York, NY, 10451, USA
J Community Health 41:1062-8. 2016..The survey shows that Latino New-Yorkers in the Bronx with high prevalence of overweight status and obesity have unique demographic, socio-economic, behavioral and cultural factors that can be linked to excessive body weight. ..
- A novel community-based study to address disparities in hypertension and colorectal cancer: a study protocol for a randomized control trialJoseph Ravenell
Center for Healthful Behavior Change, New York University School of Medicine, 227 E, 30th St, 6th Floor, Room 637, New York, NY 10016, USA
Trials 14:287. 2013....
- Sleep duration and the risk of diabetes mellitus: epidemiologic evidence and pathophysiologic insightsFerdinand Zizi
Department of Medicine, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Box 1199, 450 Clarkson Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11203 2098, USA
Curr Diab Rep 10:43-7. 2010..Proposed mechanisms explaining associations between short sleep and diabetes are examined and clinical management of OSA among patients with diabetes is discussed...
- Strategies for retaining study participants in behavioral intervention trials: retention experiences of the NIH Behavior Change ConsortiumMace Coday
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
Ann Behav Med 29:55-65. 2005..older adults, adults, children, and adolescents). Further, possible discrepancies between site populations of varying health statuses are discussed, and an ecological framework is proposed for use in future investigations on retention...
- Determinants of Cardiac Risk Factor ModificationCarla Boutin Foster; Fiscal Year: 2008..The long-term goal is to use this data to develop interventions that improve physical activity among Latino adults with coronary artery disease. ..