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  1. ncbi Genetic and phenotypic variation of West Nile virus in New York, 2000-2003
    Gregory D Ebel
    Arbovirus Laboratories, Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, 5668 State Farm Road, Slingerlands, NY 12159, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 71:493-500. 2004
  2. ncbi The impact of age and sex on the incidence of glial tumors in New York state from 1976 to 1995
    B P McKinley
    Department of Educational Affairs and Neurosurgery, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, State University of New York at Buffalo, 14263, USA
    J Neurosurg 93:932-9. 2000
  3. pmc Partial genetic characterization of West Nile virus strains, New York State, 2000
    G D Ebel
    Arbovirus Laboratories, New York State Department of Health, 5668 State Farm Road, Slingerlands, NY 12159, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 7:650-3. 2001
  4. pmc Correlates of short and long sleep duration: a cross-cultural comparison between the United Kingdom and the United States: the Whitehall II Study and the Western New York Health Study
    Saverio Stranges
    Cardiovascular Medicine and Epidemiology Group, Clinical Sciences Research Institute, University of Warwick Medical School, University Hospital Warwickshire and Coventry Campus, Clifford Bridge Road, Coventry, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 168:1353-64. 2008
  5. ncbi Technological development and medical productivity: the diffusion of angioplasty in New York state
    David M Cutler
    T17 Morgan Hall, Harvard Business School, Boston, MA 02163, USA
    J Health Econ 22:187-217. 2003
  6. ncbi ["Lex Kendra" in New York, United States. Homicide, "revolving door psychiatry" and political response]
    H R Röttgers
    Sozialpsychiatrischer Dienst des Landkreises Verden
    Psychiatr Prax 28:84-7. 2001
  7. pmc Declines in hospital admissions for acute myocardial infarction in New York state after implementation of a comprehensive smoking ban
    Harlan R Juster
    New York State Department of Health, Bureau of Chronic Disease Epidemiology and Surveillance, Albany, NY 12237 0679, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:2035-9. 2007
  8. ncbi Mercury cycling in litter and soil in different forest types in the Adirondack region, New York, USA
    Jason D Demers
    Department of Natural Resources, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853 3001, USA
    Ecol Appl 17:1341-51. 2007
  9. ncbi Genetic variation of TP53, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon-related exposures, and breast cancer risk among women on Long Island, New York
    Mia M Gaudet
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 108:93-9. 2008
  10. pmc Genetic differences between Culex pipiens f. molestus and Culex pipiens pipiens (Diptera: Culicidae) in New York
    Rebekah J Kent
    The W Harry Feinstone Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St, Rm E5132, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Med Entomol 44:50-9. 2007

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  1. ncbi Genetic and phenotypic variation of West Nile virus in New York, 2000-2003
    Gregory D Ebel
    Arbovirus Laboratories, Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, 5668 State Farm Road, Slingerlands, NY 12159, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 71:493-500. 2004
    West Nile virus (WNV) strains circulating during the first five years of WNV transmission in New York were collected, partial nucleotide sequences were determined, and in vitro and in vivo phenotypic analyses of selected strains were ..
  2. ncbi The impact of age and sex on the incidence of glial tumors in New York state from 1976 to 1995
    B P McKinley
    Department of Educational Affairs and Neurosurgery, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, State University of New York at Buffalo, 14263, USA
    J Neurosurg 93:932-9. 2000
    ..multiforme (GBM), astrocytoma not otherwise specified (ANOS), and anaplastic astrocytoma (AA)--in New York state from 1976 through 1995...
  3. pmc Partial genetic characterization of West Nile virus strains, New York State, 2000
    G D Ebel
    Arbovirus Laboratories, New York State Department of Health, 5668 State Farm Road, Slingerlands, NY 12159, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 7:650-3. 2001
    We analyzed nucleotide sequences from the envelope gene of 11 West Nile (WN) virus strains collected in New York State during the 2000 transmission season to determine whether they differed genetically from each other and from the initial ..
  4. pmc Correlates of short and long sleep duration: a cross-cultural comparison between the United Kingdom and the United States: the Whitehall II Study and the Western New York Health Study
    Saverio Stranges
    Cardiovascular Medicine and Epidemiology Group, Clinical Sciences Research Institute, University of Warwick Medical School, University Hospital Warwickshire and Coventry Campus, Clifford Bridge Road, Coventry, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 168:1353-64. 2008
    ..in 6,472 United Kingdom adults from the Whitehall II Study (1997-1999) and 3,027 US adults from the Western New York Health Study (1996-2001)...
  5. ncbi Technological development and medical productivity: the diffusion of angioplasty in New York state
    David M Cutler
    T17 Morgan Hall, Harvard Business School, Boston, MA 02163, USA
    J Health Econ 22:187-217. 2003
    ..PTCAs that substitute for CABG cost less and have the same or better outcomes, while PTCAs that replace medical management appear to improve health by enough to justify the cost...
  6. ncbi ["Lex Kendra" in New York, United States. Homicide, "revolving door psychiatry" and political response]
    H R Röttgers
    Sozialpsychiatrischer Dienst des Landkreises Verden
    Psychiatr Prax 28:84-7. 2001
    The history, motivation and consequences of the New York State "Kendra's Law" as of August 1999 are reviewed.
  7. pmc Declines in hospital admissions for acute myocardial infarction in New York state after implementation of a comprehensive smoking ban
    Harlan R Juster
    New York State Department of Health, Bureau of Chronic Disease Epidemiology and Surveillance, Albany, NY 12237 0679, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:2035-9. 2007
    ..We examined whether the 2003 implementation of a comprehensive smoking ban in New York State was associated with reduced hospital admissions for acute myocardial infarction and stroke, beyond the ..
  8. ncbi Mercury cycling in litter and soil in different forest types in the Adirondack region, New York, USA
    Jason D Demers
    Department of Natural Resources, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853 3001, USA
    Ecol Appl 17:1341-51. 2007
    ..fluxes and pools of mercury in litterfall, throughfall, and soil in two forest types of the Adirondack region, New York, USA...
  9. ncbi Genetic variation of TP53, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon-related exposures, and breast cancer risk among women on Long Island, New York
    Mia M Gaudet
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 108:93-9. 2008
    ..p53 participates in cell cycle control, programmed cell death/apoptosis, and DNA repair, all pathways involved in carcinogenesis. TP53 variants may influence p53 function...
  10. pmc Genetic differences between Culex pipiens f. molestus and Culex pipiens pipiens (Diptera: Culicidae) in New York
    Rebekah J Kent
    The W Harry Feinstone Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St, Rm E5132, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Med Entomol 44:50-9. 2007
    ..In contrast, Cx. pipiens f. molestus from New York City each contained a single SH60 variant, which was not identified in any other Cx. p...
  11. pmc Twenty-first century brain banking: practical prerequisites and lessons from the past: the experience of New York Brain Bank, Taub Institute, Columbia University
    Jean Paul G Vonsattel
    New York Brain Bank at Columbia University, The Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer s Disease and the Aging Brain, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Cell Tissue Bank 9:247-58. 2008
    ..This important tracking system is described separately in this issue. This report focuses on key lessons learned over the past 25 years of brain banking including successful solutions to originally unforeseen problems...
  12. ncbi Effect of incubation at overwintering temperatures on the replication of West Nile Virus in New York Culex pipiens (Diptera: Culicidae)
    D J Dohm
    Virology Division, U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, MD 21702-5011, USA
    J Med Entomol 38:462-4. 2001
    ..derived from mosquitoes collected during the autumn 1999 WN epizootic in New York. The WN virus was a strain isolated from a dead crow also collected during this outbreak...
  13. pmc Racial disparity in hypertensive disorders of pregnancy in New York State: a 10-year longitudinal population-based study
    Masako Tanaka
    School of Public Health, University at Albany, State University of New York 12144, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:163-70. 2007
    We studied trends of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy by residential socioeconomic status (SES) and racial/ethnic subgroups in New York State over a 10-year period.
  14. pmc Surveillance of the short-term impact of fine particle air pollution on cardiovascular disease hospitalizations in New York State
    Valerie B Haley
    Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology, New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY, USA
    Environ Health 8:42. 2009
    ..Studies have shown that the effects of particulate matter on health vary based on factors including the vulnerability of the population, health care practices, exposure factors, and the pollutant mix...
  15. ncbi Identification of active antiviral compounds against a New York isolate of West Nile virus
    John D Morrey
    Department of Animal, Dairy, and Veterinary Sciences, Institute for Antiviral Research, Utah State University, Logan, UT 84322 4700, USA
    Antiviral Res 55:107-16. 2002
    ..A panel of 34 substances was tested against infection of a recent New York isolate of WNV in Vero cells and active compounds were also evaluated in MA-104 cells...
  16. ncbi Achieving and sustaining improved quality: lessons from New York State and cardiac surgery
    Mark R Chassin
    Department of Health Policy, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York City, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 21:40-51. 2002
    Since 1989 the New York State Department of Health has published annual data on risk-adjusted mortality following coronary artery bypass graft surgery by hospital and surgeon...
  17. ncbi Insecticide resistance in Culex pipiens from New York
    Ayesa Paul
    Department of Entomology, Comstock Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    J Am Mosq Control Assoc 21:305-9. 2005
    ..and Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis [Bti]) and 1 adulticide (phenothrin) registered for mosquito control in New York State. High levels of resistance were found only to Bti, and only at 1 site (Syracuse)...
  18. pmc West Nile virus infection in birds and mosquitoes, New York State, 2000
    K A Bernard
    Arbovirus Laboratories, New York State Department of Health, 5668 State Farm Road, Slingerlands, NY 12159, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 7:679-85. 2001
    West Nile (WN) virus was found throughout New York State in 2000, with the epicenter in New York City and surrounding counties. We tested 3,403 dead birds and 9,954 mosquito pools for WN virus during the transmission season...
  19. ncbi Vertical profiles of methanogenesis and methanogens in two contrasting acidic peatlands in central New York State, USA
    Hinsby Cadillo-Quiroz
    Department of Microbiology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
    Environ Microbiol 8:1428-40. 2006
    ..E2 was barely detectable in the deeper samples from CB, further evidence for the associations of most organisms in this group with acidic habitats...
  20. ncbi Visceral leishmaniasis in a New York foxhound kennel
    Amanda A Gaskin
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh 27603, USA
    J Vet Intern Med 16:34-44. 2002
    ..After diagnosis of visceral leishmaniasis in 4 foxhounds from a kennel in Dutchess County, New York (index kennel), serum and ethylenediamine-tetraacetic acid (EDTA)-anticoagulated blood were collected from the ..
  21. ncbi Shift work, light at night, and breast cancer on Long Island, New York
    Erin S O'Leary
    Department of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794 8036, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 164:358-66. 2006
    ..controls (87% and 83% participation rates, respectively) aged < 75 years and living in the same Long Island, New York, home for > or = 15 years...
  22. ncbi Lack of genotype-phenotype correlations and outcome in MCAD deficiency diagnosed by newborn screening in New York State
    Georgianne L Arnold
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 777, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Mol Genet Metab 99:263-8. 2010
    ..We reviewed the outcome of patients identified with MCAD deficiency by the New York State NBS process to identify biochemical or genotypic markers which might predict outcome.
  23. ncbi Quality of care information makes a difference: an analysis of market share and price changes after publication of the New York State Cardiac Surgery Mortality Reports
    D B Mukamel
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, NY, USA
    Med Care 36:945-54. 1998
    ..The authors test the hypotheses that hospitals and surgeons with better outcomes reported in the NYS Cardiac Surgery Reports experience a relative increase in their market share and prices...
  24. ncbi The spread of Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase-producing K. pneumoniae to upstate New York
    Ben M Lomaestro
    Clinical Pharmacology, Albany Medical Center Hospital, Albany, New York 12208, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 43:e26-8. 2006
    ..We report the spread of KPC-2 to upstate New York. Our intention is to alert clinicians to problems encountered in identifying KPC-containing isolates...
  25. ncbi Mycoplasmal conjunctivitis in songbirds from New York
    B K Hartup
    Division of Wildlife Health, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
    J Wildl Dis 36:257-64. 2000
    ..infections in house finches (Carpodacus mexicanus) and other songbirds common to bird feeders in Tompkins County (New York, USA)...
  26. pmc Distribution of cryptosporidium genotypes in storm event water samples from three watersheds in New York
    Jianlin Jiang
    Division of Parasitic Disease, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Building 22, Mail Stop F 12, 4770 Buford Highway, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:4446-54. 2005
    ..gene was used in the analysis of 94 storm water samples collected from the Malcolm Brook and N5 stream basins in New York over a 3-year period...
  27. ncbi Predictors of hearing loss in New York farmers
    S A Hwang
    Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology, New York State Department of Health, Troy, NY 12180 2216, USA
    Am J Ind Med 40:23-31. 2001
    Data from the telephone interview portion of the New York Farm Family Health and Hazard Surveillance were used to study self-reported hearing loss in New York farmers.
  28. pmc Tobacco outlet density and demographics in Erie County, New York
    Andrew Hyland
    Department of Cancer Prevention, Epidemiology, and Biostatistics, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:1075-6. 2003
  29. ncbi The effect of West Nile virus perceptions and knowledge on protective behavior and mosquito breeding in residential yards in upstate New York
    Wieteke Tuiten
    Department of Entomology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Ecohealth 6:42-51. 2009
    ..combined with entomological surveys of residential mosquito-breeding sites were conducted in two Upstate New York neighborhoods...
  30. ncbi Primary care physicians' knowledge and practice patterns in the treatment of chronic kidney disease: an Upstate New York Practice-based Research Network (UNYNET) study
    Chester H Fox
    Department of Family Medicine, University at Buffalo, 462 Grider Street, Buffalo, NY 14215, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 19:54-61. 2006
    ..No information exists regarding adoption of these guidelines in primary care...
  31. pmc Awareness of necessity to call 9-1-1 for stroke symptoms, upstate New York
    Janine M Jurkowski
    Department of Health Policy, Management, and Behavior, University at Albany School of Public Health, 1 University Place, Rensselaer, NY 12144, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A41. 2008
    Stroke is the third leading cause of death and a leading cause of disability in New York State. A New York study determined that only 19.9% of patients arrived at a designated stroke center within 3 hours of symptom onset...
  32. ncbi Risk factors associated with Cryptosporidium parvum infection in dairy cattle in southeastern New York State
    H O Mohammed
    Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Science, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Vet Parasitol 83:1-13. 1999
    ..identify factors associated with the risk of infection with Cryptosporidium parvum in dairy herds in southeastern New York state. A random sample of 2943 cattle on 109 farms was selected from the target population...
  33. ncbi Frequency of new coronary events in older persons with peripheral arterial disease and serum low-density lipoprotein cholesterol > or = 125 mg/dl treated with statins versus no lipid-lowering drug
    Wilbert S Aronow
    Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, Westchester Medical Center New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York, USA
    Am J Cardiol 90:789-91. 2002
  34. ncbi Quality report cards, selection of cardiac surgeons, and racial disparities: a study of the publication of the New York State Cardiac Surgery Reports
    Dana B Mukamel
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care, Center for Health Policy Research, University of California, Irvine, 111 Academy Way, Suite 220, Irvine, CA 92697 5800, USA
    Inquiry 41:435-46. 2004
    ..This study evaluates their effectiveness by examining the impact of the New York State (NYS) Cardiac Surgery Reports on selection of cardiac surgeons...
  35. ncbi Relationship between provider volume and postoperative complications for bariatric procedures in New York State
    Wendy E Weller
    Department of Health Policy, Management, and Behavior, School of Public Health, State University of New York, University at Albany, Rensselaer, NY 12144 3456, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 202:753-61. 2006
    ..Although the number of bariatric procedures has grown recently, few studies have focused on the relationship between provider volume and outcomes among patients undergoing a bariatric procedure...
  36. pmc Hazardous waste sites and stroke in New York State
    Ivan Shcherbatykh
    Department of Environmental Health and Toxicology, School of Public Health, University at Albany, SUNY, One University Place, Rensselaer, NY 12144, USA
    Environ Health 4:18. 2005
    ..We tested the hypothesis that exposure to contaminants from residence near hazardous waste sites in New York State influences the occurrence of stroke.
  37. pmc Hospitalization rates for coronary heart disease in relation to residence near areas contaminated with persistent organic pollutants and other pollutants
    Alexander V Sergeev
    Institute for Health and the Environment, University at Albany, Rensselaer, New York 12144 3456, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:756-61. 2005
    ..We determined the ZIP codes containing or abutting each of the approximately 900 hazardous waste sites in New York and identified the major contaminants in each...
  38. ncbi Impact of body mass index on in-hospital outcomes following percutaneous coronary intervention (report from the New York State Angioplasty Registry)
    Robert M Minutello
    Department of Medicine Division of Cardiology at Weill Cornell Medical College, 520 East 70th Street, Staar 446, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am J Cardiol 93:1229-32. 2004
    ..Using data from the New York State Angioplasty database over a 4-year period, we analyzed 95,435 consecutive patients who underwent PCI...
  39. ncbi Descriptive and surveillance studies of suppliers to New York and New Jersey retail live-bird markets
    L L Bulaga
    USDA APHIS Veterinary Services, Mercer Corporate Park, 320 Corporate Blvd, Robbinsville, NJ 08691, USA
    Avian Dis 47:1169-76. 2003
    ..This study examines the suppliers to the LBMs in New York and New Jersey...
  40. ncbi Use of cellular telephones and transmission of pathogens by medical staff in New York and Israel
    Joseph Gil Goldblatt
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Bnai Zion Medical Center, Haifa, 31048, Israel
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:500-3. 2007
    ..One-fifth of the cellular telephones examined in this study were found to harbor pathogenic microorganisms, showing that these devices may serve as vectors for transmission to patients...
  41. ncbi Effects of cardiac resynchronization therapy with or without a defibrillator on survival and hospitalizations in patients with New York Heart Association class IV heart failure
    Joann Lindenfeld
    Department of Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, 4200 E Ninth Ave, Denver, CO 80262, USA
    Circulation 115:204-12. 2007
    ..capacity and quality of life and to reduce heart failure (HF) hospitalizations and mortality in patients with New York Heart Association (NYHA) class III and IV HF...
  42. ncbi Use of newborn screening program blood spots for exposure assessment: declining levels of perluorinated compounds in New York State infants
    Henry M Spliethoff
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, Empire State Plaza, P O Box 509, Albany, New York 12201, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 42:5361-7. 2008
    ..perfluorohexane sulfonate (PFHxS), perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), and perfluorononanoic acid (PFNA) in 110 New York State (NYS) NSP blood spot composite specimens collected between 1997 and 2007, representing a total of 2640 ..
  43. ncbi Women who have sex with other women: HIV seroprevalence in New York State counseling and testing programs
    W J Shotsky
    Division of HIV Prevention, New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute, Albany 12237, USA
    Women Health 24:1-15. 1996
    ..HIV seroprevalence data for women who are sexually active with women (WSW) choosing to access services in four of New York State's counseling and testing programs from January 1993 to June 1994...
  44. ncbi Lake variability: key factors controlling mercury concentrations in New York State fish
    Howard A Simonin
    New York State Department of Environmental Conservation NYSDEC, Rome Field Station, 8314 Fish Hatchery Road, Rome, NY 13440, USA
    Environ Pollut 154:107-15. 2008
    A 4year study surveyed 131 lakes across New York State beginning in 2003 to improve our understanding of mercury and gather information from previously untested waters...
  45. ncbi Reduction in hospitalizations for diarrhea and rotavirus infections in New York state following introduction of rotavirus vaccine
    Hwa Gan H Chang
    New York State Department of Health, Division of Epidemiology, Albany, NY 12237, USA
    Vaccine 28:754-8. 2010
    To monitor trends and costs of diarrhea and rotavirus-associated hospitalizations in New York before and after rotavirus vaccine implementation in 2006. To examine rotavirus test results from sentinel hospital-associated laboratories.
  46. pmc Trends in prevalence of obesity and overweight among children enrolled in the New York State WIC program, 2002-2007
    Jackson P Sekhobo
    Evaluation and Analysis Unit, Bureau of Administration and Evaluation, Division of Nutrition, New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY 12204, USA
    Public Health Rep 125:218-24. 2010
    ..We examined recent overweight and obesity trends in a multiethnic population of low-income preschool children...
  47. pmc West Nile virus isolates from mosquitoes in New York and New Jersey, 1999
    R S Nasci
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention DVBID, PO Box 2087, Fort Collins, CO 80522, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 7:626-30. 2001
    An outbreak of encephalitis due to West Nile (WN) virus occurred in New York City and the surrounding areas during 1999. Mosquitoes were collected as part of a comprehensive surveillance program implemented to monitor the outbreak...
  48. ncbi Prevalence of human papillomavirus genotypes and related abnormalities of cervical cytological results among HIV-1-infected women in Rochester, New York
    Amneris E Luque
    Department of Medicine, Infectious Diseases Division, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, New York 14642, USA
    J Infect Dis 194:428-34. 2006
    ..These observations have implications for the design of future HPV vaccines...
  49. ncbi Increasing anaphylaxis hospitalizations in the first 2 decades of life: New York State, 1990 -2006
    Robert Y Lin
    Department of Medicine, St Vincent s Hospital Manhattan SVCMC, New York, New York 10011, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 101:387-93. 2008
    ..Although an increase in the occurrence of anaphylaxis has been reported in several parts of the world, this phenomenon has not been described in the United States...
  50. ncbi Molecular analysis of microbial communities identified in different developmental stages of Ixodes scapularis ticks from Westchester and Dutchess Counties, New York
    Claudia X Moreno
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Environ Microbiol 8:761-72. 2006
    ..of bacterial communities present in Ixodes scapularis collected from Westchester and Dutchess Counties, New York State, at different developmental and nutritional stages...
  51. pmc Environmental investigations of Vibrio parahaemolyticus in oysters after outbreaks in Washington, Texas, and New York (1997 and 1998)
    A DePaola
    Gulf Coast Seafood Laboratory, Food and Drug Administration, Dauphin Island, Alabama 36528, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 66:4649-54. 2000
    ..the occurrence of pathogenic strains in shellfish were determined following outbreaks in Washington, Texas, and New York. Recently developed nonradioactive DNA probes were utilized for the first time for direct enumeration of V...
  52. ncbi Assessing sources of support for diabetes self-care in urban and rural underserved communities
    Benjamin A Shaw
    Department of Health Policy, Management, and Behavior, School of Public Health, University at Albany, Rensselaer, NY 12144 3456, USA
    J Community Health 31:393-412. 2006
    ..These results have implications for the design of interventions aimed at bolstering support for diabetes self-care, and point to the need for an enhanced focus on strengthening the social environmental resources of adults with diabetes...
  53. pmc Physician perceptions of primary prevention: qualitative base for the conceptual shaping of a practice intervention tool
    Amy L Mirand
    Department of Cancer Prevention, Epidemiology, and Biostatistics, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, New York, USA
    BMC Public Health 2:16. 2002
    ..The characterization will provide the conceptual framework for the development of a practice tool to facilitate routine delivery of primary preventive care...
  54. ncbi Validation of birth certificate data in New York State
    Patrick J Roohan
    Bureau of Quality Management and Outcomes Research, Office of Managed Care, New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY 12237, USA
    J Community Health 28:335-46. 2003
    ..This study used a random sample of birth certificates from two upstate and two downstate counties, in New York State, comprising a total of 100 records per county...
  55. ncbi Emergency department overcrowding in Florida, New York, and Texas
    Robert W Derlet
    Division of Emergency Medicine, University of California Davis Medical Center, Sacramento 95817, USA
    South Med J 95:846-9. 2002
    This study was done to determine the incidence, causes, and effects of overcrowding in emergency departments (EDs) in Florida, New York, and Texas.
  56. ncbi Staphylococcus aureus colonization and infection in New York State prisons
    Franklin D Lowy
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Infect Dis 196:911-8. 2007
    ..We conducted a survey to determine the prevalence of nasal colonization with S. aureus in 2 New York State prisons. S...
  57. pmc Genetic variation in West Nile virus from naturally infected mosquitoes and birds suggests quasispecies structure and strong purifying selection
    Greta Jerzak
    The Arbovirus Laboratories, Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, 5668 State Farm Road, Slingerlands, NY 12159, USA
    J Gen Virol 86:2175-83. 2005
    ..Combined, these data support the observation that WNV populations may be structured as a quasispecies and document strong purifying natural selection in WNV populations...
  58. ncbi Influenza vaccine effectiveness in preventing hospitalizations and deaths in persons 65 years or older in Minnesota, New York, and Oregon: data from 3 health plans
    J Nordin
    HealthPartners Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN 55440-1524, USA
    J Infect Dis 184:665-70. 2001
    ..These results show that all elderly persons should be immunized annually for influenza. The methods used in this study are an efficient cost-effective way to study vaccine impact and similar questions...
  59. ncbi Genetic analysis of a duck circovirus detected in commercial Pekin ducks in New York
    Alejandro Banda
    Cornell Duck Research Laboratory, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, P O Box 217, 192 Old Country Road Eastport, NY 11941 0217, USA
    Avian Dis 51:90-5. 2007
    ..It is possible that this DuCV from New York shares the same ancestor with the European counterparts...
  60. ncbi Large-scale sequencing of human influenza reveals the dynamic nature of viral genome evolution
    Elodie Ghedin
    The Institute for Genomic Research, 9712 Medical Center Dr, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    Nature 437:1162-6. 2005
    ..All data from this project are being deposited, without delay, in public archives...
  61. ncbi Lifetime alcohol drinking pattern is related to the prevalence of metabolic syndrome. The Western New York Health Study (WNYHS)
    Amy Z Fan
    Prevention Research Center, Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation PIRE, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    Eur J Epidemiol 21:129-38. 2006
    ..0002) and to ABO in women only (p for trend<0.0001). It is concluded that lifetime drinking patterns are significantly related to the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome...
  62. pmc Increased rate of hospitalization for diabetes and residential proximity of hazardous waste sites
    Maria Kouznetsova
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University at Albany, Rensselaer, New York 12144 3429, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:75-9. 2007
    ..Epidemiologic studies suggest that there may be an association between environmental exposure to persistent organic pollutants (POPs) and diabetes...
  63. ncbi Newborn screening for Krabbe disease: the New York State model
    Patricia K Duffner
    Hunter James Kelly Research Institute, Department of Neurology, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, New York, USA
    Pediatr Neurol 40:245-52; discussion 253-5. 2009
    ..In August 2006, New York State began screening all newborns for Krabbe disease...
  64. ncbi Dynamics of insecticide resistance alleles in house fly populations from New York and Florida
    Frank D Rinkevich
    Department of Entomology, Comstock Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853 0901, USA
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 37:550-8. 2007
    ..House flies were collected during the 2003-2004 season from New York and Florida before the first application of permethrin, during the middle of the field season, after the final ..
  65. pmc Cigarette smoking is associated with conversion from normoglycemia to impaired fasting glucose: the Western New York Health Study
    Lisa Rafalson
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo, Charlotte, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 19:365-71. 2009
    ..To determine whether cigarette smoking is associated with the conversion from normoglycemia to impaired fasting glucose (IFG)...
  66. ncbi Assessment of polychlorinated biphenyl congeners, thyroid stimulating hormone, and free thyroxine among New York state anglers
    Michael S Bloom
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University at Albany, State University of New York, One University Place, Rm 153, Rensselaer, NY 12144, USA
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 212:599-611. 2009
    ..between PCBs and thyroid function biomarkers in a specially selected subsample of participants from the New York State Angler Cohort Study, with the goal of hypotheses generation...
  67. ncbi Comparative analysis of distribution and abundance of West Nile and eastern equine encephalomyelitis virus vectors in Suffolk County, New York, using human population density and land use/cover data
    I Rochlin
    Division of Vector Control, Suffolk County Department of Public Works, 335 Yaphank Ave, Yaphank, NY 11980 9744, USA
    J Med Entomol 45:563-71. 2008
    ..Although HPD classification was readily available and had some predictive value, LUC classification resulted in higher spatial resolution and better ability to develop location specific predictive models...
  68. ncbi Mammography-facility-based patient reminders and repeat mammograms for Medicare in New York State
    John Quinley
    Health Care Quality Improvement, IPRO, Lake Success, NY 11042, USA
    Prev Med 38:20-7. 2004
    ..Many mammography facilities send annual patient reminders, but there are no large studies of their impact on overall mammography return rates, or by patient population subgroups...
  69. ncbi Additional contribution of emerging risk factors to the prediction of the risk of type 2 diabetes: evidence from the Western New York Study
    Saverio Stranges
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, The State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:1370-6. 2008
    ..To examine whether several biomarkers of endothelial function and inflammation improve prediction of type 2 diabetes over 5.9 years of follow-up, independent of traditional risk factors...
  70. pmc Clinical findings of West Nile virus infection in hospitalized patients, New York and New Jersey, 2000
    D Weiss
    New York City Department of Health, 125 Worth St, New York, NY 10013, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 7:654-8. 2001
    Outbreaks of West Nile (WN) virus occurred in the New York metropolitan area in 1999 and 2000. Nineteen patients diagnosed with WN infection were hospitalized in New York and New Jersey in 2000 and were included in this review...
  71. ncbi Relationship between provider volume and mortality for carotid endarterectomies in New York state
    E L Hannan
    Department of Health Policy, Management, and Behavior, State University of New York, University at Albany School of Public Health, Albany Medical College, NY, USA
    Stroke 29:2292-7. 1998
    ..b>New York's Statewide Planning and Research (SPARCS) administrative database was used to identify all 28 207 patients for ..
  72. ncbi The New York High-Risk Project: social and general intelligence in children at risk for schizophrenia
    S L Ott
    Department of Medical Genetics, New York State Psychiatric Institute, and Columbia University, NY 10032, USA
    Schizophr Res 31:1-11. 1998
    ..We studied whether impairment of social intelligence can be detected before the outbreak of the disorder. In the New York High-Risk Project, children at risk for schizophrenia (HRSz) or affective disorder (HRAff) and a normal control ..
  73. ncbi Impact of economic policies on reducing tobacco use among Medicaid clients in New York
    Jill M Murphy
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA
    Prev Med 37:68-70. 2003
    b>New York State (NYS) recently implemented Medicaid coverage for prescription pharmacologic adjuncts for cessation and a 55-cent excise tax on a pack of cigarettes...
  74. pmc An evaluation of congenital malformations surveillance in New York State: an application of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines for evaluating surveillance systems
    J P Sekhobo
    Department of Epidemiology, State University of New York at Albany, School of Public Health, Rensselaer, NY, USA
    Public Health Rep 116:296-305. 2001
    Established in 1982, the New York State Congenital Malformations Registry (NYCMR) is one of the largest statewide, population-based birth defects registries in the nation...
  75. ncbi Comorbid conditions, treatment, and health maintenance in older persons with human immunodeficiency virus infection in New York City
    Sanjiv S Shah
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center, Bronx, NY, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 35:1238-43. 2002
    ..examined comorbid conditions and health maintenance in 198 patients aged > or =55 years who attended 3 New York City human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) clinics between 1 January 1990 and 30 June 1998...
  76. pmc Characterization of a small plaque variant of West Nile virus isolated in New York in 2000
    Yongqing Jia
    The Arbovirus Laboratories, Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, Slingerlands, NY 12159, USA
    Virology 367:339-47. 2007
    ..of West Nile virus (WNV) was isolated in Vero cell culture from kidney tissue of an American crow collected in New York in 2000...
  77. ncbi Cancer incidence in New York State acquired immunodeficiency syndrome patients
    B Gallagher
    New York State Department of Health, Bureau of HIV AIDS Epidemiology, Albany, NY 12237, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 154:544-56. 2001
    ..that occur at higher rates in acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) patients, the cancer experience of New York State (NYS) AIDS patients aged 15-69 years who were diagnosed between 1981 and 1994 was compared with that of the ..
  78. ncbi Isolation of Cryptococcus laurentii from Canada Goose guano in rural upstate New York
    Tera Filion
    Department of Biology, Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY, USA
    Mycopathologia 162:363-8. 2006
    ..Cryptococcal organisms were isolated from Canada Goose guano from a site in rural northern New York, with identification based upon colony and microscopic morphology, ability to metabolize L: -Dopa to melanin, and ..
  79. ncbi Effect of pathogen-specific clinical mastitis on herd life in two New York State dairy herds
    Y T Grohn
    Section of Epidemiology, Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Prev Vet Med 71:105-25. 2005
    ..specific pathogen identification) occurring in different stages of lactation on length of herd life in two New York State dairy farms...
  80. ncbi A community survey of medical errors in New York
    Richard E Adams
    New York Academy of Medicine, Division of Health and Science Policy, New York, NY, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 16:353-62. 2004
    ..To assess factors related to experiences with medical errors by health care consumers in the community...
  81. ncbi What evidence, whose evidence?: Physical therapy in New York State's clinical practice guideline and in the lives of mothers of disabled children
    Gail H Landsman
    University at Albany, SUNY, NY, USA
    Soc Sci Med 62:2670-80. 2006
    To provide recommendations based on the best scientific evidence available about "best practices," the New York State Department of Health Early Intervention Program sponsored the development of an evidence-based clinical practice ..
  82. ncbi Lyme disease in New York State: spatial pattern at a regional scale
    S Glavanakov
    Department of Biological Sciences, State University at Albany, New York 12222, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 65:538-45. 2001
    Lyme disease occurs commonly in New York State, but its geographic distribution is heterogeneous. Over each of nine consecutive years, incidence rates from 57 New York State counties were subjected to spatial autocorrelation analysis...
  83. 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.
  84. ncbi Effects of clinical mastitis caused by gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria and other organisms on the probability of conception in New York State Holstein dairy cows
    J A Hertl
    Section of Epidemiology, Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    J Dairy Sci 93:1551-60. 2010
    ..was to estimate the effects of different types of clinical mastitis (CM) on the probability of conception in New York State Holstein cows...
  85. ncbi Laparoscopic adrenalectomy: the New York-Presbyterian Hospital experience
    Joseph J Del Pizzo
    Department of Urology, the New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Endourol 16:591-7. 2002
    ..We report our experience with laparoscopic adrenalectomy via a lateral transperitoneal approach...
  86. ncbi Asthma and lower respiratory symptoms in New York State employees who responded to the World Trade Center disaster
    Matthew P Mauer
    Bureau of Occupational Health, Center for Environmental Health, New York State Department of Health, Flanigan Square, 547 River Street, Troy, NY 12180, USA
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 83:21-7. 2010
    To investigate whether New York State employees who responded to the World Trade Center disaster were more likely to report asthma or lower respiratory symptoms (LRS; cough, wheeze, chest tightness, shortness of breath) than non-exposed ..
  87. ncbi Labor induction rate variation in upstate New York: what is the difference?
    J Christopher Glantz
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Birth 30:168-74. 2003
    ..5 percent in 2001, but reasons for the increase are poorly defined. A birth database from a region of upstate New York, including 31,352 deliveries from 1998 through 1999, was used to determine the degree of variation of labor ..
  88. pmc Watercraft-related drownings among New York State residents, 1988-1994
    Marilyn L Browne
    Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology, New York State Department of Health, 547 River Street, Room 200, Troy, NY 12180, USA
    Public Health Rep 118:459-63. 2003
    ..To describe environmental and personal risk factors associated with watercraft-related drownings. This information may be useful in developing boating safety programs, regulations, and enforcement priorities...
  89. ncbi Aquatic nuisance species in the New York State Canal and Hudson River systems and the Great Lakes Basin: an economic and environmental assessment
    David Pimentel
    Agriculture and Life Sciences, Cornell University, 5126 Comstock Hall, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
    Environ Manage 35:692-702. 2005
    A total of 154 aquatic alien species have invaded the New York State Canal and Hudson River systems and a total of 162 aquatic species have invaded the Great Lakes Basin...
  90. ncbi Cyanobacterial toxins in New York and the lower Great Lakes ecosystems
    Gregory L Boyer
    Department of Chemistry, State University of New York, College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse NY 13210, USA
    Adv Exp Med Biol 619:153-65. 2008
    ..their occurrence and distribution, samples for particulate toxin analysis were collected from more than 140 New York Lakes including Lakes Erie, Champlain and Ontario...
  91. ncbi Exploratory assessment of sportfish consumption and polybrominated diphenyl ether exposure in New York State anglers
    Henry M Spliethoff
    Division of Environmental Disease Prevention, Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, Empire State Plaza, PO Box 509, Albany, NY 12201, USA
    Environ Res 108:340-7. 2008
    ..influence of sportfish consumption on body burden of nine polybrominated diphenyl ether (PBDE) congeners in 36 New York State (NYS) anglers...
  92. ncbi Impact of exposure length and pupal source on Muscidifurax raptorellus and Nasonia vitripennis (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) parasitism in a New York poultry facility
    P E Kaufman
    Department of Entomology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    J Econ Entomol 94:998-1003. 2001
    ..We found no differences between pupal source, suggesting that when sampling for M. raptor, M. raptorellus, and N. vitripennis, in poultry facilities, pupal source is not a confounding factor...
  93. ncbi Predicting trauma inpatient mortality in an administrative database: an investigation of survival risk ratios using New York data
    Edward L Hannan
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Behavior, School of Public Health, University at Albany, State University of New York, NY 12144 3456, USA
    J Trauma 62:964-8. 2007
    ..A precise and unbiased measure of injury severity, calculable from administrative data sets, is needed for population-based studies...
  94. ncbi An analysis of referrals to chaplains in a community hospital in New York over a seven year period
    Sarah L Fogg
    Lawrence Hospital Center, 55 Palmer Avenue, Bronxville, NY 10708, USA
    J Pastoral Care Counsel 58:225-35. 2004
    ..27%). The most common presenting problems for which patients were referred to chaplains were anxiety, depression, and pregnancy loss. The rate of referrals for patients over the entire study period was 39.04 per 1000 patient stays...
  95. ncbi Leveraging neighborhood-scale change for policy and program reform in Buffalo, New York
    Samina Raja
    Department of Urban and Regional Planning, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, New York 14214, USA
    Am J Prev Med 37:S352-60. 2009
    ..7%) identify themselves as African-American...
  96. ncbi The association between cocaine use and HIV/STDs among soup kitchen attendees in New York City
    L Nuttbrock
    National Development and Research Institutes, New York, NY 10048, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 25:86-91. 2000
    ..These data underscore the need for effective cocaine treatment and HIV interventions tailored to the large numbers of cocaine users in inner cities...
  97. ncbi Spatial relationships among asthma prevalence, health care utilization, and pollution sources in neighborhoods of Buffalo, New York
    Tonny J Oyana
    Pulmonary and Critical Care Div, Center for Asthma and Environmental Exposure, Lung Biology Research Program, Dept of Internal Medicine, UB School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Kaleida Health Buffalo General Division, Buffalo, NY 14203, USA
    J Environ Health 66:25-37, 44. 2004
    ..distributions of asthma cases in relation to major traffic corridors and the Peace Bridge Complex in Buffalo, New York, and assess possible contributions of other U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (U.S...
  98. ncbi Factor structure of posttraumatic stress among Western New York undergraduates following the September 11th terrorist attack on the World Trade Center
    Joseph S Baschnagel
    Department of Psychology, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, New York 14260 4110, USA
    J Trauma Stress 18:677-84. 2005
    ..A sample of 528 Western New York undergraduate students was assessed 1 and 3 months after the September 11th, 2001 terrorist attacks...
  99. ncbi The validity of the New York radiological grading criteria in diagnosing sacroiliitis by computed tomography
    M Geijer
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Acta Radiol 50:664-73. 2009
    Sacroiliitis in ankylosing spondylitis has frequently been graded radiographically using the New York (NY) criteria, which also have been applied in computed tomography (CT).
  100. ncbi Self-reported home environmental risk factors for childhood asthma: a cross-sectional study of children in Buffalo, New York
    Shao Lin
    New York State Department of Health, Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology, Troy, New York 12180 2216, USA
    J Asthma 45:325-32. 2008
    ..risk factors for asthma from a cross-sectional study of children 1 to 17 years of age living in Buffalo, New York. A child's primary caretaker completed a questionnaire about the household's demographics, lifestyle habits, ..
  101. ncbi Health information technology and health information exchange in New York State: new initiatives in implementation and evaluation
    Lisa M Kern
    Department of Public Health, Weill Cornell Medical College, 411 East 69th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Biomed Inform 40:S17-20. 2007
    ..b>New York State is investing heavily in HIT and HIE adoption through the HEAL NY program...

Research Grants69

  1. Do Reporting Biases Mitigate Disparity Estimates?
    Kevin Fiscella; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  2. Randomized Control Trial of Mifepristone for Fibroids
    Kevin Fiscella; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The study may also offer valuable insight into a mechanism by which mifepristone reduces fibroid size. ..
  3. Adolescent Smoking Cessation in Pediatric Primary Care
    Jonathan Klein; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  4. Nursing Homes Response to Quality Indictors Publication
    Dana Mukamel; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Statistical regression techniques will be used to analyze the data and test specific hypotheses. ..
  5. Competence Skills and Smoking Among Subgroups of Youth
    KENNETH GRIFFIN; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The long-term goals are to improve our knowledge regarding the development of tobacco use among youth of different backgrounds, and to ultimately refine and improve smoking prevention programs for diverse youth populations...
  6. Gene x Environment Factors in Smoking Cessation
    Andrew Hyland; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  7. Cigarette smoking and colorectal cancer risk
    Andrew Hyland; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Cancer incidence and mortality status will be obtained by linkages with the New York State Cancer Registry, the New York State Vital Statistics Department, the Social Security Death Index, and the ..
  8. MOHAWK CULTURE, BEHAVIOR, TOXICANT EXPOSURE AND HEALTH
    LAWRENCE SCHELL; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  9. Competence-Enhancement Prevention Program Effects on Later Risky Sexual Behavior
    KENNETH GRIFFIN; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..universal school-based prevention program that was delivered to urban minority youth attending middle schools in New York City...
  10. Using Social Risk to Guide Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) Preventive Treatment
    Kevin Fiscella; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Implementation of such a global risk tool could ultimately help justify implementation of more intensive behavioral interventions focusing on diet, exercise, smoking cessation and medication adherence for those at highest social risk. ..
  11. PERSONAL COMPETENCE SKILLS AND ADOLESCENT ALCOHOL USE
    KENNETH GRIFFIN; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The long-term goal is to improve our understanding of how alcohol use develops among youth of different backgrounds and to improve prevention intervention for ethnically diverse populations. ..
  12. Nursing Homes Quality and Variations in State Regulations
    Dana B Mukamel; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..S. population. ..
  13. ADOLESCENTS USE OF COMPLEMENTARY ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE
    Jonathan Klein; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Additionally, since alternative therapies can have potentially serious side-effects or drug interactions, insight into how and when alternative medicine use is disclosed may help clinicians provide better care to adolescents. ..
  14. The Impact of HMO's on Disparties
    Kevin Fiscella; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..If the study hypotheses are confirmed, the findings will underscore the need for HMOs to track and address disparities among their members if the Healthy People 2010 for the elimination of disparities is to be achieved. ..
  15. Racial Disparity in Access High Quality Cardiac Surgeons
    Dana Mukamel; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The knowledge gained in this project is essential for development of targeted programs that could successfully address the disparity in access to high quality cardiac care among elderly racial minorities. ..
  16. STRUCTURE, PROCESS AND OUTCOMES IN THE PACE PROGRAM
    Dana Mukamel; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The knowledge gained from this study would have direct bearing on efforts to improve care in PACE programs, as well as implications for other programs serving frail, non-institutionalized elderly. ..
  17. Are Volume Standards Accurate Measures of Quality?
    Laurent Glance; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Only two states, California and New York, include a date stamp on all secondary diagnoses...
  18. Ethnic Differences in Competence and Adolescent Drug Use
    KENNETH GRIFFIN; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  19. Phytoestrogens and breast cancer risk
    Susan McCann; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..These investigations, combining retrospective and experimental designs, as well as genetic analyses, will help to elucidate the role of dietary phytoestrogen intake in the etiology of a hormone- sensitive cancer. ..
  20. Communication in Late-stage Cancer: Exploring Hospice Decision
    DEBORAH PEASE WALDROP; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..3) Understanding how end-of-life decisions are made is essential for the efficient planning and delivery of comprehensive services for the growing number of adults who will die from cancer. ..
  21. MESA Family Study - Columbia University Field Center
    Steven Shea; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  22. New York State Oral Cancer Control Partnership
    Jayanth Kumar; Fiscal Year: 2003
    Oral cancer is a significant problem in New York State. During the period 1993-1997, there was an annual average of 1889 cases of oral and pharyngeal cancers...
  23. Team Performance and Quality of Care in Nursing Homes
    Helena Temkin Greener; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The study will include a randomly selected sample of 375 nursing homes throughout New York State, with an anticipated 60 percent participation rate...
  24. EBP Leadership Summit: Improving health outcomes for high risk children and teens
    Bernadette Melnyk; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..S. to improve health outcomes for our nation's children and adolescents. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  25. Early Determinants of Mammographic Density
    Mary Beth Terry; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  26. College Sports, Gender and Substance Use
    Kathleen Miller; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..analysis will be conducted on the Family and Adolescent Study (FAAS), a six-year longitudinal study of Western New York youth and their families (N=699) which includes self-report data on athletic participation as well as alcohol, ..
  27. Work-Family Integration and Diets of Multi-Ethnic Adults
    Carol Devine; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The results will be useful in both interventions and future research. ..
  28. Effectiveness of Suicide Hotline Training
    Madelyn S Gould; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Few such opportunities arise for research studies to have such policy relevance, in other words, to have a direct impact on existing and future policy decisions. ..
  29. Evaluation of Telemedicine for Children with Special Healthcare Needs
    Kenneth McConnochie; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Moreover, by integrating clinicians from the medical home, we promote another cardinal attribute of quality, continuity of care. ..
  30. Help Seeking by At-Risk Youth After Suicide Screenings
    Madelyn Gould; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..a two-stage screening program that was conducted in six schools in Nassau, Suffolk and Westchester counties in New York State from the fall of 2002 through winter of 2004...
  31. Luminal Lipid Exposure, Genetics and Colon Cancer Risk
    Ikuko Kato; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..In addition, accumulated dietary data and biological specimens will serve as an important resource for future research on other nutrient-gene interactions. ..
  32. Valuation of Primary Care-Integrated Telehealth
    Kenneth McConnochie; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Direct and indirect costs will be assessed. Study B will assess integration in primary care, for example by measuring impact on continuity of care, adherence to well-child visit schedules and immunization rates. ..
  33. Parental Illness Representations and Asthma Management
    HANNELORE YOOS; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  34. Evaluating Iatrogenic Risk of Suicide Screening Program
    Madelyn Gould; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..A two-stage screening program will be conducted in seven high schools in Suffolk and Westchester counties in New York State. Students within each high school will be randomized to either an experimental group or a control group...
  35. Improving Outcomes of LBW Premature Infants and Parents
    Bernadette Melnyk; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  36. Genetic Susceptibility to Infection Related Cancer
    Ikuko Kato; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Secondary aims include to examine histopathological correlates of these polymorphisms and to determine whether selected environmental factors modify the above associations. ..
  37. Re-Engineering Hospital Care for Children
    Kenneth McConnochie; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  38. Early Determinants of Breast Cancer Risk
    Mary Beth Terry; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Newly collected data will enhance three ongoing studies: The Metropolitan New York Registry of Breast Cancer Families, the New York site of the National Collaborative Perinatal Project (NCPP), and ..
  39. EPIDEMIOLOGIC SEQUELAE OF SUICIDE IN SCHOOLS
    Madelyn Gould; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..consist of all children in 12 high schools, within specified geographical limits in three downstate counties in New York State, in which a fellow student has committed suicide within the past month...
  40. Effects of Dioxin on Vietnamese Civilians
    David Carpenter; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..7. ..
  41. Exploring Measurement of Palliative Care Quality in ICUs
    Judith Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..N/A [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  42. The CASCADE Study: End-of-Life in Advanced Dementia
    Susan Mitchell; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  43. Improving Palliative Care in Chronic Critical Illness
    Judith Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The environment is a renowned center for research in geriatric palliative care and chronic critical illness and for clinical research training; the institution offers enthusiastic support. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  44. Tube-feeding in Elderly: Decision-making and Outcomes
    Susan Mitchell; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..By the end of the award period the applicant will have the skills, experience and research track record necessary to become an independent investigator and leader in academic geriatrics. ..
  45. Regulating I. scapularis and the Role of Entomopathogenic Fungi
    Thomas Daniels; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..scapularis in lab studies. Long- term health benefits might also accrue with the reduction in pesticide use those results from the availability of an effective biocontrol agent. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  46. An Intervention for Migrant Puerto Rican Drug Users
    Sherry Deren; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..of a study of determinants of HIV risk among Puerto Rican injection drug users (IDUs) and crack smokers in New York and in Puerto Rico...
  47. Prevalence/Correlates: Psychological Impact of WTC
    David Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2002
    The purpose of this study is to assess prevalence and correlates of psychological distress among residents of the New York City (NYC) metropolitan area 6 months after the World Trade Center disaster (WTCD)...
  48. Ethnic Health/Motivating HIV+ Latinos to Quit Smoking
    Cassandra Stanton; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  49. BBP EXPOSURE AND RISK FACTORS IN NON-HOSPITAL BASED HCWS
    Robyn Gershon; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Participants will be recruited from the following agencies: (a) the New York Public Employees Federation, (b) the New York Patrolmen's Benevolent Association, (c) the New York State Nurses ..
  50. Impact of Depression & Function on Healthcare Use & Cost
    Bruce Friedman; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  51. IMPACT OF EARLY DISCHARGE FOLLOWING BYPASS SURGERY
    Patricia Cowper; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Outcomes in high-risk patients, such as the elderly, will be specifically examined. This research will contribute to ongoing efforts to evaluate the impact of changing patterns of care delivery on the quality of care. ..
  52. Tree-Structured Prediction Model for Outcomes after PCI
    Abdissa Negassa; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Using the New York State Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Reporting System (PCIRS) database, this study proposes to develop a tree-..
  53. CTI IN THE TRANSITION FROM HOSPITAL TO COMMUNITY
    Daniel Herman; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Those in the experimental group will receive these services as well as nine months of CTI. Both groups will be followed for eighteen months. ..
  54. Bloodborne Pathogen Risk in Home Healthcare Workers
    Robyn Gershon; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..recruit a random sample of 2500 home healthcare workers through our collaborating partners, including: (1) the New York State Public Employees Federation, (2) New York State Nurses Association, (3) Visiting Nurse Service of New York, ..
  55. Estrogen Metabolism Related Genes & Endometrial Cancer
    Anne Zeleniuch Jacquotte; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..sex hormones in the development of endometrial cancer in our case-control study nested within three cohorts: the New York University Women's Health Study in New York, the Northern Sweden Health and Disease Study in Umea, Sweden, ..
  56. Evaluation Methods for Community Level HIV Interventions
    Maureen Miller; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  57. Expanded Syringe Access Program--NY Evaluation
    David Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..the aims separately and using an historical control design, examine data before and after implementation of the New York State Expanded Syringe Access Program (ESAP)...
  58. INHALED NO IN PREVENTION OF CHRONIC LUNG DISEASE
    Scott Lorch; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..In summary, this clinical trial will assess the efficacy and safety of inhaled nitric oxide for amelioration of a major disease of premature infants. ..
  59. Topical Antibiotics to Prevent Lyme Disease
    Gary Wormser; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  60. RAPID VACCINATION OF HARD TO REACH POPULATI0NS
    David Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Phase 3 of this project will identify the promising elements of the program and develop materials to allow generalizability to other urban areas and to other vaccines (e.g., HIV, HBV, etc). [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  61. Change and stability in attachment security
    Joanne Davila; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Finally, a longitudinal study that follows Participants over two years will be conducted to examine change and continuity in attachment security in response to important life events and new relationships. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  62. An Automated System to Monitor Medical Device Safety
    Frederic Resnic; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This approach can be readily extended to monitor the safety of technologies outside of interventional cardiology as outcomes data repositories become available. ..
  63. Life Course Continuity and Change in Antisocial Behavior
    TERENCE THORNBERRY; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..We will also examine the impact of these varying patterns of antisocial behavior on life-course transitions to better account for adult development during the late 20s. ..
  64. Decision-making about cancer screening among older women
    Catherine Messina; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..With the aging of the national population, informed strategies for enhancing decision-making among older adults are increasingly important for improving public health. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  65. Cerebrovascular Disease in Sickle Cell Anemia
    NORMA LERNER; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The additional studies proposed in this application will serve as initial individual clinical research opportunities. Outcome measures will be used to assess the efficacy of the mentoring program. ..
  66. Intervention Development for Complicated Grief
    Wendy Lichtenthal; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Broad, long-term objectives of this study include the development of effective psychosocial interventions for bereaved individuals, particularly those suffering from CG. ..
  67. AGE, RISK FACTORS FOR CVD AND COGNITIVE FUNCTIONING
    Merrill Elias; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....