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  1. pmc Environmental injustice in North Carolina's hog industry
    S Wing
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7400, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 108:225-31. 2000
  2. ncbi Dietary intakes in North Carolina child-care centers: are children meeting current recommendations?
    Sarah C Ball
    Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7426, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 108:718-21. 2008
  3. ncbi The North Carolina EMS Data System: a comprehensive integrated emergency medical services quality improvement program
    Greg D Mears
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 14:85-94. 2010
  4. pmc Reliability of variables on the North Carolina birth certificate: a comparison with directly queried values from a cohort study
    Lisa C Vinikoor
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7453, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 24:102-12. 2010
  5. ncbi Food nutrition label use is associated with demographic, behavioral, and psychosocial factors and dietary intake among African Americans in North Carolina
    Jessie A Satia
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 105:392-402; discussion 402-3. 2005
  6. ncbi Genomic analysis of Eimeria spp. populations in relation to performance levels of broiler chicken farms in Arkansas and North Carolina
    Ryan S Schwarz
    Animal Parasitic Diseases Lab, United States Department of Agriculture, 10300 Baltimore Ave, Beltsville, Maryland 20705, USA
    J Parasitol 95:871-80. 2009
  7. ncbi Neurobehavioral performance in preschool children from agricultural and non-agricultural communities in Oregon and North Carolina
    Diane S Rohlman
    Center for Research on Occupational and Environmental Toxicology, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Neurotoxicology 26:589-98. 2005
  8. pmc Impact of source reduction on the spatial distribution of larvae and pupae of Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) in suburban neighborhoods of a Piedmont community in North Carolina
    Stephanie L Richards
    Department of Entomology, Campus Box 7647, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695 7647, USA
    J Med Entomol 45:617-28. 2008
  9. ncbi Evidence of localized clustering of gastroschisis births in North Carolina, 1999-2004
    Elisabeth Dowling Root
    Department of Geography, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Soc Sci Med 68:1361-7. 2009
  10. pmc Health disparities among adults with developmental disabilities, adults with other disabilities, and adults not reporting disability in North Carolina
    Susan M Havercamp
    Center for Development and Learning, University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 7255, USA
    Public Health Rep 119:418-26. 2004

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  1. pmc Environmental injustice in North Carolina's hog industry
    S Wing
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7400, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 108:225-31. 2000
    Rapid growth and the concentration of hog production in North Carolina have raised concerns of a disproportionate impact of pollution and offensive odors on poor and nonwhite communities...
  2. ncbi Dietary intakes in North Carolina child-care centers: are children meeting current recommendations?
    Sarah C Ball
    Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7426, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 108:718-21. 2008
    ..Dietary observation of 117 children from 20 child-care centers throughout North Carolina was conducted...
  3. ncbi The North Carolina EMS Data System: a comprehensive integrated emergency medical services quality improvement program
    Greg D Mears
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 14:85-94. 2010
    ..Significant barriers, however, still exist to the standardization of EMS data systems and infrastructure nationally. Indeed, there is no comprehensive measurement of EMS service delivery or patient volume at the national level...
  4. pmc Reliability of variables on the North Carolina birth certificate: a comparison with directly queried values from a cohort study
    Lisa C Vinikoor
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7453, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 24:102-12. 2010
    ..With the exception of a few variables that differed by education, most variables did not differ by stratum of race or education. Our research further supports the use of birth certificates as a reliable source of population-level data...
  5. ncbi Food nutrition label use is associated with demographic, behavioral, and psychosocial factors and dietary intake among African Americans in North Carolina
    Jessie A Satia
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 105:392-402; discussion 402-3. 2005
    ..This report describes the prevalence of nutrition label use and its association with demographic, behavioral, and psychological factors and diet among African-American adults...
  6. ncbi Genomic analysis of Eimeria spp. populations in relation to performance levels of broiler chicken farms in Arkansas and North Carolina
    Ryan S Schwarz
    Animal Parasitic Diseases Lab, United States Department of Agriculture, 10300 Baltimore Ave, Beltsville, Maryland 20705, USA
    J Parasitol 95:871-80. 2009
    ..Four groups of broiler chicken farms in Arkansas (AR) and North Carolina (NC), having either high or low performance levels, were sampled for Eimeria spp. oocysts...
  7. ncbi Neurobehavioral performance in preschool children from agricultural and non-agricultural communities in Oregon and North Carolina
    Diane S Rohlman
    Center for Research on Occupational and Environmental Toxicology, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Neurotoxicology 26:589-98. 2005
    ..AG) communities was compared to performance of those from non-agricultural (Non-AG) communities in Oregon and North Carolina. Seventy-eight children aged 48-71 months completed a battery of neurobehavioral tests two times, ..
  8. pmc Impact of source reduction on the spatial distribution of larvae and pupae of Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) in suburban neighborhoods of a Piedmont community in North Carolina
    Stephanie L Richards
    Department of Entomology, Campus Box 7647, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695 7647, USA
    J Med Entomol 45:617-28. 2008
    ..Knowledge of the spatial distribution of production sites would allow management efforts for Ae. albopictus to be targeted to residences supporting high levels of mosquito production...
  9. ncbi Evidence of localized clustering of gastroschisis births in North Carolina, 1999-2004
    Elisabeth Dowling Root
    Department of Geography, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Soc Sci Med 68:1361-7. 2009
    ..In North Carolina, the prevalence of gastroschisis, a serious abdominal wall defect, has increased over the past decade and ..
  10. pmc Health disparities among adults with developmental disabilities, adults with other disabilities, and adults not reporting disability in North Carolina
    Susan M Havercamp
    Center for Development and Learning, University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 7255, USA
    Public Health Rep 119:418-26. 2004
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  11. ncbi Perfluorinated compounds in house dust from Ohio and North Carolina, USA
    Mark J Strynar
    Human Exposure and Atmospheric Sciences Division, National Exposure Research Laboratory, U S Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27711, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 42:3751-6. 2008
    ..were developed for dust samples collected from homes (n = 102) and day care centers (n = 10) in Ohio and North Carolina in 2000-2001. FTOHs were measured by GC/ MS and PFAAs were analyzed by LC-MS/MS...
  12. pmc Household responses to school closure resulting from outbreak of influenza B, North Carolina
    April J Johnson
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:1024-30. 2008
    ..Questionnaires were administered to 220 households (438 adults and 355 children) with school-age children in a North Carolina county during an influenza B virus outbreak that resulted in school closure...
  13. ncbi Randomized trial of a clinic-based, community-supported, lifestyle intervention to improve physical activity and diet: the North Carolina enhanced WISEWOMAN project
    Thomas C Keyserling
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Prev Med 46:499-510. 2008
    ..To determine if a clinic-based behavioral intervention program for low-income mid-life women that emphasizes use of community resources will increase moderate intensity physical activity (PA) and improve dietary intake...
  14. ncbi A prospective study of injury incidence among North Carolina high school athletes
    Sarah B Knowles
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 164:1209-21. 2006
    ..of injury risk factors was conducted from 1996 to 1999 among varsity high school athletes in 12 sports in 100 North Carolina high schools. Data were collected by trained school personnel...
  15. ncbi Tetrachloroethylene in drinking water and birth outcomes at the US Marine Corps Base at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina
    N Sonnenfeld
    Division of Health Studies, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 154:902-8. 2001
    ..infants, and preterm birth was conducted at the US Marine Corps Base at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, where drinking water was contaminated with volatile organic compounds...
  16. ncbi Stress among migrant and seasonal farmworkers in rural southeast North Carolina
    Yeoun Soo Kim-Godwin
    School of Nursing at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Wilmington, NC 28403, USA
    J Rural Health 20:271-8. 2004
    ..Although funding to enhance the delivery of health care among migrant farmworkers has primarily focused on urgent care issues within this population, the etiology of mental health risks and perceived stress is poorly understood...
  17. ncbi Analysis of the North Carolina long-term care polypharmacy initiative: a multiple-cohort approach using propensity-score matching for both evaluation and targeting
    Troy K Trygstad
    Community Care of North Carolina, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
    Clin Ther 31:2018-37. 2009
    ..Despite the implementation of the 1987 Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act, which requires pharmacist review of drug regimens in this setting, medical and drug costs for LTC residents have continued to increase...
  18. pmc Timing and duration of incarceration and high-risk sexual partnerships among African Americans in North Carolina
    Maria R Khan
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 18:403-10. 2008
    Incarceration may contribute to HIV transmission by disrupting stable partnerships and promoting high-risk partnerships. We investigated incarceration and high-risk partnerships among African Americans in North Carolina.
  19. pmc Antimicrobial susceptibility profiles and strain type diversity of Campylobacter jejuni isolates from turkeys in eastern North Carolina
    Weimin Gu
    North Carolina State University, Department of Food Science, Raleigh, NC 27695 7624, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:474-82. 2009
    ..In this study, 80 C. jejuni isolates from eastern North Carolina were characterized for resistance to nine antimicrobials, and strain types were determined by fla typing, ..
  20. pmc Mapping for prevention: GIS models for directing childhood lead poisoning prevention programs
    Marie Lynn Miranda
    Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27708, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 110:947-53. 2002
    ..statistically based lead exposure risk levels mapped at the individual tax parcel unit in six counties in North Carolina. The resulting model uses weighted risk factors to spatially locate modeled exposure zones, thus highlighting ..
  21. ncbi Correlates of intimate partner violence among female patients at a North Carolina emergency department
    Melissa Roche
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    N C Med J 68:89-94. 2007
    ..This paper identifies comorbid factors among female emergency department (ED) patients who have experienced intimate partner violence (IPV)...
  22. pmc Transmitted antiretroviral drug resistance among acute and recent HIV infections in North Carolina from 1998 to 2007
    Christopher B Hurt
    Division of Infectious Diseases, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Antivir Ther 14:673-8. 2009
    ..HIV disproportionately affects the southern US, but available national estimates of TDR prevalence principally reflect large metropolitan centres outside this region...
  23. ncbi Experimental infection of native north Carolina salamanders with Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis
    Sathya K Chinnadurai
    North Carolina State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Raleigh, NC 27606, USA
    J Wildl Dis 45:631-6. 2009
    ..Between August 2006 and December 2006, we tested wild amphibians in North Carolina, USA (n=212) by polymerase chain reaction (PCR)...
  24. ncbi Prevalence and patterns of use of psychoactive medicines in individuals with autism in the Autism Society of North Carolina
    Kristen S Langworthy-Lam
    The Nisonger Center for Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities, The Ohio State University, Columus, Ohio 43210, USA
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 12:311-21. 2002
    ..We conducted a mail survey of 3,228 families that are members of the Autism Society of North Carolina. This is one of the largest chapters of the Autism Society of America...
  25. pmc An emergency medical services toolkit for improving systems of care for stroke in North Carolina
    Ishmael Williams
    Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 6:A67. 2009
    ..Control and Prevention is partnering with the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors and the North Carolina Office of EMS to design, develop, and implement an emergency medical services (EMS) performance improvement ..
  26. ncbi The North Carolina-Louisiana Prostate Cancer Project (PCaP): methods and design of a multidisciplinary population-based cohort study of racial differences in prostate cancer outcomes
    Jane C Schroeder
    Department of Epidemiology, UNC Linebarger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1700 Airport Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Prostate 66:1162-76. 2006
    The North Carolina-Louisiana Prostate Cancer Project (PCaP) is a multidisciplinary study of social, individual, and tumor-level causes of racial differences in prostate cancer aggressiveness.
  27. pmc First case of bioterrorism-related inhalational anthrax, Florida, 2001: North Carolina investigation
    Jean Marie Maillard
    North Carolina Department of Health and Human Service, Rleigh, North Carolina, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 8:1035-8. 2002
    ..However, during the 3 days before illness onset, the patient had traveled through North Carolina, raising the possibility that exposure to Bacillus anthracis spores could have occurred there...
  28. ncbi Sexually active students' willingness to use school-based health centers for reproductive health care services in North Carolina
    Tamera Coyne-Beasley
    University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7220, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 3:196-202. 2003
    School-based health centers (SBHCs) in North Carolina offer limited reproductive health care services...
  29. pmc Community attachment, neighborhood context, and sex worker use among Hispanic migrants in Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Emilio A Parrado
    University of Pennsylvania, Department of Sociology and Population Studies Center, 239 McNeil Building, 3718 Locus Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Soc Sci Med 70:1059-69. 2010
    ..to formulate and test a hierarchical model of sex worker use among male Hispanic immigrants in the Durham, North Carolina area...
  30. ncbi Prevention of early childhood caries in North Carolina medical practices: implications for research and practice
    R Gary Rozier
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 7411, USA
    J Dent Educ 67:876-85. 2003
    ..is to describe the development, implementation, and preliminary outcomes of preventive dentistry programs in North Carolina that target low-income children from birth to thirty-five months of age...
  31. ncbi The association between impaired glucose tolerance and birth weight among black and white women in central North Carolina
    Tina M Saldana
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27516 3997, USA
    Diabetes Care 26:656-61. 2003
    ..This study examines the relationship of glucose intolerance during pregnancy to birth weight among black and white participants of the Pregnancy, Infection, and Nutrition Study...
  32. ncbi Seasonal dispersal patterns of Frankliniella fusca (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) and tomato spotted wilt virus occurrence in central and eastern North Carolina
    R L Groves
    Department of Entomology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695, USA
    J Econ Entomol 96:1-11. 2003
    ..of Frankliniella fusca Hinds dispersal were monitored from 1996 to 2000 at 12 locations in central and eastern North Carolina. The predominant vector species of tomato spotted wilt virus (TSWV) captured across all locations was F...
  33. pmc Community care of North Carolina: improving care through community health networks
    Beat D Steiner
    Department of Family, Medicine University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Ann Fam Med 6:361-7. 2008
    ..The program, known as Community Care of North Carolina, is an innovative effort organized and operated by practicing community physicians...
  34. ncbi Acculturation, internalizing mental health symptoms, and self-esteem: cultural experiences of Latino adolescents in North Carolina
    Paul R Smokowski
    School of Social Work, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 301 Pittsboro Street, CB 3550, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3550, USA
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 37:273-92. 2007
    ..and cultural assets, internalizing behavioral problems, and self-esteem in 323 Latino adolescents living in North Carolina. Multiple regression analyses revealed two risk factors-perceived discrimination and parent-adolescent ..
  35. ncbi High blood pressure knowledge among primary care patients with known hypertension: a North Carolina Family Medicine Research Network (NC-FM-RN) study
    Anthony J Viera
    Department of Family Medicine, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7595, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 21:300-8. 2008
    ..We sought to assess primary care patients' current knowledge about various aspects of high blood pressure (BP)...
  36. ncbi Polymorphisms in the DNA repair gene XRCC1 and breast cancer
    E J Duell
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599 7400, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 10:217-22. 2001
    ..Arg-->Gln) and breast cancer in the Carolina Breast Cancer Study, a population-based case-control study in North Carolina. No association was observed between XRCC1 codon 194 genotype and breast cancer, and odds ratios (ORs) were ..
  37. pmc Experiences of Latino immigrant families in North Carolina help explain elevated levels of food insecurity and hunger
    Sara A Quandt
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    J Nutr 136:2638-44. 2006
    ..a total of 317 Latino immigrant families were conducted in different regions and during different seasons in North Carolina. A Spanish translation of the 18-item U.S...
  38. ncbi Sleep problems in primary care: a North Carolina Family Practice Research Network (NC-FP-RN) study
    Maha Alattar
    University of North Carolina, Neurology Sleep and Epilepsy Section, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 20:365-74. 2007
    ..As part of a survey conducted in 5 family practice offices in North Carolina, we screened adult patients for sleep syndromes and sought to ascertain which demographic status and health ..
  39. ncbi The MD-MPH program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    Russell Harris
    UNC School of Medicine, UNC School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Acad Med 83:371-7. 2008
    In 1997, the Schools of Medicine and Public Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) developed a formal MD-MPH program, called the Health Care and Prevention (HC&P) Program, located in the Public Health ..
  40. ncbi Cancer incidence among male pesticide applicators in the Agricultural Health Study cohort exposed to diazinon
    Laura E Beane Freeman
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20892, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 162:1070-9. 2005
    ..risk in the Agricultural Health Study, a prospective cohort of licensed pesticide applicators in Iowa and North Carolina enrolled in 1993-1997...
  41. pmc Depression and pesticide exposures in female spouses of licensed pesticide applicators in the agricultural health study cohort
    Cheryl Beseler
    Colorado Injury Control Research Center, Department of Psychology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 48:1005-13. 2006
    ..This nested case-control study evaluated the association between depression and pesticide exposure among women...
  42. ncbi Tick-borne diseases in North Carolina: is "Rickettsia amblyommii" a possible cause of rickettsiosis reported as Rocky Mountain spotted fever?
    Charles S Apperson
    Department of Entomology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina 27695 7647, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 8:597-606. 2008
    Cases of Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF) in North Carolina have escalated markedly since 2000. In 2005, we identified a county in the Piedmont region with high case numbers of RMSF...
  43. ncbi Cancer incidence among pesticide applicators exposed to alachlor in the Agricultural Health Study
    Won Jin Lee
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 159:373-80. 2004
    ..in the Agricultural Health Study, a prospective cohort study of licensed pesticide applicators in Iowa and North Carolina. A total of 49,980 pesticide applicators are included in this analysis; 26,510 applicators (53%) reported use ..
  44. pmc Concentrations of phthalate metabolites in milk, urine, saliva, and Serum of lactating North Carolina women
    Erin P Hines
    Reproductive Toxicology Division, Developmental Biology Branch, Office of Research and Development, National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory, U S Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:86-92. 2009
    ..Phthalates are ubiquitous in the environment, but concentrations in multiple media from breast-feeding U.S. women have not been evaluated...
  45. ncbi Life history traits of Helicoverpa zea (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) on non-Bt and Bt transgenic corn hybrids in eastern North Carolina
    N P Storer
    Department of Entomology, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, North Carolina State University, Raleigh 27695 7613, USA
    J Econ Entomol 94:1268-79. 2001
    ..zea feeding on ears of conventional and Bt field corn varieties were measured in field plots in eastern North Carolina in 1997 and 1998. Transformation events investigated were Mon-810 and Bt-11...
  46. ncbi Post-anthesis moisture increased Fusarium head blight and deoxynivalenol levels in North Carolina winter wheat
    Christina Cowger
    United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service USDA ARS, Department of Plant Pathology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695, USA
    Phytopathology 99:320-7. 2009
    ..Our findings also imply that accurate forecasts of DON in small grains must take account of post-anthesis weather conditions...
  47. pmc Intensive livestock operations, health, and quality of life among eastern North Carolina residents
    S Wing
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 2089, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 108:233-8. 2000
    ..Long-term physical and mental health impacts could not be investigated in this study...
  48. ncbi Characterization of major chemical components of fine particulate matter in North Carolina
    Viney P Aneja
    Department of Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA
    J Air Waste Manag Assoc 56:1099-107. 2006
    ..5) and its major chemical components at three urban and one rural locations in North Carolina during 2002. At both urban and rural sites, the major insoluble component of PM2...
  49. ncbi The tandem mass spectrometry newborn screening experience in North Carolina: 1997-2005
    D M Frazier
    Division of Genetics and Metabolism, Department of Pediatrics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 27599, USA
    J Inherit Metab Dis 29:76-85. 2006
    b>North Carolina (NC) was the first US state to initiate universal tandem mass spectrometry (MS/MS) newborn screening...
  50. pmc Molecular diversity of a North Carolina wastewater treatment plant as revealed by pyrosequencing
    Nina Sanapareddy
    Bioinformatics Research Center, UNC Charlotte, 9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28223, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:1688-96. 2009
    ..Taken together, these data document the substantial levels of microbial diversity within activated sludge and further establish the great utility of pyrosequencing for investigating diversity in complex ecosystems...
  51. ncbi Postpartum glucose tolerance screening in women with gestational diabetes in the state of North Carolina
    Arthur M Baker
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    N C Med J 70:14-9. 2009
    ..To determine how frequently health care providers taking care of women with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) are screening for postpartum glucose tolerance and what practice approaches they are using to care for women with GDM...
  52. ncbi Use of agricultural pesticides and prostate cancer risk in the Agricultural Health Study cohort
    Michael C R Alavanja
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD 20892, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 157:800-14. 2003
    ..and prostate cancer incidence in a prospective cohort study of 55,332 male pesticide applicators from Iowa and North Carolina with no prior history of prostate cancer...
  53. ncbi Constipation, laxative use, and colon cancer in a North Carolina population
    Malcolm C Roberts
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7080, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 98:857-64. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether bowel movement frequency and laxative use and type were associated with risk of colon cancer in white and black men and women...
  54. ncbi Barriers to accessing HIV/AIDS care in North Carolina: rural and urban differences
    S Reif
    Duke University Center for Health Policy, Law and Management, Charlotte, NC 28207, USA
    AIDS Care 17:558-65. 2005
    ..We surveyed North Carolina HIV/AIDS case managers (N = 111) employed at state-certified agencies regarding barriers to medical and ..
  55. pmc Extrapulmonary tuberculosis, human immunodeficiency virus, and foreign birth in North Carolina, 1993 - 2006
    Aaron M Kipp
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    BMC Public Health 8:107. 2008
    ..HIV infection and foreign birth are increasingly associated with tuberculosis and understanding their effect on the clinical presentation of tuberculosis is important...
  56. pmc Targeted testing for acute HIV infection in North Carolina
    William C Miller
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 7030, 130 Manning Drive, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7435, USA
    AIDS 23:835-43. 2009
    ..The identification of these persons is a critical public health challenge. We developed targeted approaches for detecting HIV RNA in persons with negative serological tests...
  57. ncbi Skin problems related to the occupation of commercial fishing in North Carolina
    William A Burke
    Division of Dermatology, Department of Internal Medicine Dermatology, Brody Medical Science, Greenville, NC 27858, USA
    N C Med J 67:260-5. 2006
    ..This study elucidates the types of occupational skin disorders that occur in commercial fishermen in North Carolina. STUDY DESIGN/SETTINGS: Booths were set up offering free skin cancer screenings at various seafood festivals, ..
  58. ncbi Role of the HIV/AIDS case manager: analysis of a case management adherence training and coordination program in North Carolina
    Rachel C Shelton
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Public Health, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 20:193-204. 2006
    ..In this study, a sample of 16 HIV/ AIDS case managers from agencies across North Carolina participated in a Case Management Adherence Training and Coordination Program for a 3-month period...
  59. pmc Building geographic information system capacity in local health departments: lessons from a North Carolina project
    Marie Lynn Miranda
    Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:2180-5. 2005
    ..department (LHD) partners collaborated to build the geographic information system (GIS) capacity of 5 LHDs in North Carolina. Project elements included procuring hardware and software, conducting individualized and group training, ..
  60. ncbi Predictors of intention to eat 2.5 cups of vegetables among ninth-grade students attending public high schools in eastern North Carolina
    Roman Pawlak
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina 27858 4353, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 40:392-8. 2008
    ..To identify beliefs about eating 2.5 cups of vegetables and to assess how well these beliefs predict intention to eat them...
  61. pmc Infection with Bartonella weissii and detection of Nanobacterium antigens in a North Carolina beef herd
    E B Breitschwerdt
    Departments of Clinical Sciences and Farm Animal Health and Resource Management, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27606, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 39:879-82. 2001
    ..the serologic, microbiologic, and molecular findings related to the isolation of a Bartonella species in North Carolina beef cattle and the detection of nanobacterial antigen using a commercially available enzyme-linked ..
  62. ncbi Ochlerotatus japonicus japonicus (Theobald) in Georgia and North Carolina
    Elmer W Gray
    Department of Entomology, The University of Georgia, 413 Biological Sciences Building, Athens, GA 30602 USA
    J Am Mosq Control Assoc 21:144-6. 2005
    ..j. japonicus in Fulton County represents the most southern record of this species in the United States to date. Also, subsequent collections in North Carolina and 4 additional counties in northeast Georgia are reported.
  63. pmc Discrepancies between published data on racial classification and self-reported race: evidence from the 2002 North Carolina live birth records
    Paul A Buescher
    State Center for Health Statistics, North Carolina Division of Public Health, Raleigh, NC 27699 1908, USA
    Public Health Rep 120:393-8. 2005
    We compared data on race as reported by the mother on North Carolina birth certificates with data on race in officially reported statistics...
  64. ncbi Reading, writing, and gaining weight in North Carolina schools
    Kristie K Weisner
    N C Med J 63:308-11. 2002
  65. pmc Heat-related fatalities in North Carolina
    Maria C Mirabelli
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, CB 8050, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 8050, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:635-7. 2005
    ..heat-related fatalities (N=161) that occurred during the period January 1, 1977, to December 31, 2001, in North Carolina. Estimates of the population at risk were derived from US census data...
  66. ncbi The influence of indemnification by workers' compensation insurance on recovery from acute backache. North Carolina Back Pain Project
    N M Hadler
    Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 20:2710-5. 1995
    STUDY DESIGN: A prospective observational cohort was recruited from 208 randomly selected North Carolina practices...
  67. ncbi Solving problems resulting from solutions: evolution of a dual nutrient management strategy for the eutrophying Neuse River Estuary, North Carolina
    Hans W Paerl
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Institute of Marine Sciences, Morehead City, North Carolina 28557, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 38:3068-73. 2004
    ..Recent N controls implemented by the State of North Carolina should help address the problem...
  68. ncbi North Carolina all-terrain vehicle (ATV) safety legislation: an assessment of the short-term impact on ATV-related morbidity and mortality
    Stephanie K Beidler
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    N C Med J 70:503-6. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the short-term changes in ATV-related injuries and deaths following the enactment of legislation regulating the operation and sale of ATVs in North Carolina.
  69. ncbi Host specificity and the distribution-abundance relationship in a community of parasites infecting fishes in streams of North Carolina
    Michael A Barger
    Department of Biology, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27109, USA
    J Parasitol 88:446-53. 2002
    ..infecting members of 18 species of fish among 14 sites in 7 small streams in the Appalachian Mountains of North Carolina. A positive relationship between distribution (fraction of sites occupied) and abundance (average local ..
  70. pmc Upper-extremity musculoskeletal symptoms and physical health related quality of life among women employed in poultry processing and other low-wage jobs in northeastern North Carolina
    C S McPhee
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    Am J Ind Med 52:331-40. 2009
    ..musculoskeletal symptoms (MS) and diminished physical health related quality of life (PHRQoL) in a population of women, mostly African-American working in poultry processing and other low-wage jobs in rural northeastern North Carolina.
  71. ncbi Setting the stage for success: implementation of developmental and behavioral screening and surveillance in primary care practice--the North Carolina Assuring Better Child Health and Development (ABCD) Project
    Marian F Earls
    Guilford Child Health, Inc, 1046 E Wendover Ave, Greensboro, North Carolina 27405, USA
    Pediatrics 118:e183-8. 2006
    ..In the North Carolina Assuring Better Child Health and Development Project, careful attention to and training for office process has ..
  72. pmc Case report: three farmworkers who gave birth to infants with birth defects closely grouped in time and place-Florida and North Carolina, 2004-2005
    Geoffrey M Calvert
    Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations, and Field Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:787-91. 2007
    ..There is little evidence linking adverse reproductive effects to exposure to specific pesticides during pregnancy...
  73. ncbi Organophosphorus pesticide urinary metabolite levels of children in farmworker households in eastern North Carolina
    Thomas A Arcury
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1084, USA
    Am J Ind Med 49:751-60. 2006
    Organophosphorus (OP) pesticide urinary metabolite levels in a sample of farmworker children in North Carolina are documented and compared to national reference data...
  74. pmc Human and canine pulmonary blastomycosis, North Carolina, 2001-2002
    Pia D M MacDonald
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:1242-4. 2006
    We investigated a cluster of blastomycosis in 8 humans and 4 dogs in a rural North Carolina community...
  75. ncbi Population-based study of chronic lung disease in very low birth weight infants in North Carolina in 1994 with comparisons with 1984. The North Carolina Neonatologists Association
    T E Young
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Area Health Education Center, Raleigh, North Carolina 27610, USA
    Pediatrics 104:e17. 1999
    To assess the pulmonary outcomes of very low birth weight (VLBW) infants in North Carolina in 1994 and to compare rates of survival and chronic lung disease (CLD) between 1994 and 1984 (see reference 2).
  76. pmc Characteristics and behaviors associated with HIV infection among inmates in the North Carolina prison system
    David L Rosen
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 27599 7435, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:1123-30. 2009
    ..We identified factors associated with testing HIV positive in a prison system performing voluntary HIV testing on inmates and estimated the number of undetected HIV cases to evaluate the efficacy of risk-factor-based HIV testing...
  77. ncbi Environmental manganese and cancer mortality rates by county in North Carolina: an ecological study
    John G Spangler
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Biol Trace Elem Res 133:128-35. 2010
    ..To determine whether environmental manganese is related to cancer at the county level in North Carolina (n = 100 counties; North Carolina 2000 population = 8,049,313), we carried out an ecological study using data ..
  78. ncbi Population density, species abundance, and breeding structure of subterranean termite colonies in and around infested houses in central North Carolina
    Vincent Parman
    Department of Entomology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695, USA
    J Econ Entomol 101:1349-59. 2008
    ..assessed the number and locations of termite colonies present on 20 infested residential properties in central North Carolina, where subterranean termite pressure is considered to be heavy...
  79. pmc Assessing local health department performance in diabetes prevention and control--North Carolina, 2005
    Deborah S Porterfield
    RTI International, 3040 Cornwallis Rd, PO Box 12194, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 6:A87. 2009
    ..The objectives of this study were to measure capacity and performance of local health departments in diabetes prevention and control and to investigate characteristics associated with performance...
  80. ncbi Characterization of turf practices in five North Carolina communities
    Deanna L Osmond
    Soil Science Department, North Carolina State University, Box 7619, Raleigh, NC 27695, USA
    J Environ Qual 33:565-75. 2004
    ..We conducted a door-to-door lawn care survey in five North Carolina communities to determine suburban fertilizer, pesticide, and water use...
  81. ncbi Attitudes about tobacco policies among North Carolina parents
    Kelly L Kandra
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 3270, USA
    N C Med J 68:17-22. 2007
    While tobacco use reduction remains a major public health goal, little evidence exists on how citizens in North Carolina view policy issues related to tobacco control...
  82. pmc Associations between trans fatty acid consumption and colon cancer among Whites and African Americans in the North Carolina colon cancer study I
    Lisa C Vinikoor
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Nutr Cancer 61:427-36. 2009
    ..Using data from a population-based, case-control study in North Carolina, we investigated this association with attention to possible racial differences...
  83. ncbi Nutritional counseling practices: how do North Carolina pediatric dentists weigh in?
    Antonio S Braithwaite
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Pediatr Dent 30:488-95. 2008
    ..Because pediatric dentists see children with regular frequency, they are uniquely positioned to help provide such counseling...
  84. ncbi Recreational boating traffic: a chronic source of anthropogenic noise in the Wilmington, North Carolina Intracoastal Waterway
    Genevieve Haviland-Howell
    University of North Carolina Wilmington, Wilmington, North Carolina 28401, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 122:151-60. 2007
    ..of 25 physical, biological and anthropogenic factors to the ambient noise levels in the Wilmington, North Carolina Intracoastal Waterway were analyzed using a principal components analysis and least squares regression...
  85. ncbi Factors associated with prenatal smoking among black women in eastern North Carolina
    Suezanne T Orr
    Department of Health Education and Promotion, East Carolina University, Christenbury 205, Greenville, North Carolina, USA
    Matern Child Health J 9:245-52. 2005
    ..Despite the racial disparities in poor pregnancy outcomes, and the well-known association of smoking with harmful outcomes, little research has been conducted about prenatal smoking among Black women...
  86. pmc Outcomes from a community-based, participatory lay health adviser HIV/STD prevention intervention for recently arrived immigrant Latino men in rural North Carolina
    Scott D Rhodes
    Department of Social Sciences and Health Policy, Department of Internal Medicine, and the Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1063, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 21:103-8. 2009
    ..5-4.3). LHA interventions for Latino men that are developed in partnership with community members, rely on male-centered intrapersonal networks, and are culturally congruent can enhance preventive behaviors and may reduce HIV infection...
  87. pmc An evaluation of HIV testing among inmates in the North Carolina prison system
    David L Rosen
    Schools of Public Health and Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel, Chapel Hill, NC, 27599 7435, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:S452-9. 2009
    We examined the use of voluntary HIV testing among state prisoners in the North Carolina prison system.
  88. ncbi Health survey of wild and captive bog turtles (Clemmys muhlenbergii) in North Carolina and Virginia
    Deena Brenner
    College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, 4700 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, North Carolina 27606 USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 33:311-6. 2002
    ..including 14 wild males, 22 wild females, three captive males, and three captive females, in Virginia and North Carolina, USA. Samples were analyzed for hematologic and plasma chemistry values, Mycoplasma sp...
  89. ncbi Sociodemographic patterns in spina bifida birth prevalence trends--North Carolina, 1995-1999
    Robert E Meyer
    MMWR Recomm Rep 51:12-5. 2002
    ..In this study data from the North Carolina Birth Defects Monitoring Program, a statewide, population-based birth defect surveillance program, were used ..
  90. pmc A longitudinal study of schoolchildren's experience in the North Carolina Dental Medicaid Program, 1984 through 1992
    V A Robison
    Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Public Health 88:1669-73. 1998
    ..This evaluation of a state Medicaid dental program describes dental treatment received, relates treatment needed to treatment received, and describes enrollment and use over an 8-year period...
  91. pmc Ecology of Vibrio vulnificus in estuarine waters of eastern North Carolina
    Courtney S Pfeffer
    Department of Biology, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, North Carolina 28223, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 69:3526-31. 2003
    ..were conducted between July 2000 and April 2002 at six different estuarine sites along the eastern coast of North Carolina. At each site, water samples were taken and nine physicochemical parameters were measured. V...
  92. ncbi Trends in weight gain during pregnancy: a population study across 16 years in North Carolina
    Eric Helms
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mountain Area Health Education Center, Asheville, NC 28801, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:e32-4. 2006
    ..This study was undertaken to examine the proportion of women meeting established weight gain recommendations during pregnancy...
  93. ncbi Racial disparities in elevated prenatal depressive symptoms among black and white women in eastern north Carolina
    Suezanne T Orr
    Department of Health Education and Promotion, College of Health and Human Performance, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 16:463-8. 2006
    ..Our study focused on Center for Epidemiologic Studies' Depression Scale (CES-D) scores of pregnant black and white women...
  94. ncbi Staying healthy: the salience and meaning of health maintenance behaviors among rural older adults in North Carolina
    T A Arcury
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salemn, NC 27157, USA
    Soc Sci Med 53:1541-56. 2001
    ..Narratives collected through in-depth interviews with 145 male and female rural North Carolina residents aged 70 and older, including African Americans, Native Americans and European Americans are analyzed ..
  95. pmc Lobomycosis in offshore bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus), North Carolina
    David S Rotstein
    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Silver Springs, Maryland, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:588-90. 2009
    ..2 cases of lobomycosis in stranded bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) and 1 case of lobomycosis-like disease in 1 free-swimming, pelagic, offshore bottlenose dolphin from North Carolina, where no cases have previously been observed.
  96. pmc Race, wealth, and solid waste facilities in North Carolina
    Jennifer M Norton
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:1344-50. 2007
    Concern has been expressed in North Carolina that solid waste facilities may be disproportionately located in poor communities and in communities of color, that this represents an environmental injustice, and that solid waste facilities ..
  97. ncbi Dual Tobacco use among Native American adults in southeastern North Carolina
    J G Spangler
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Prev Med 32:521-8. 2001
    ..This study examines correlates of dual tobacco use among Lumbee Indian adults in southeastern North Carolina.
  98. ncbi Determinants of health care use by children in rural western North Carolina: results from the Mountain Accessibility Project
    Charles R Woods
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1084, USA
    Pediatrics 112:e143-52. 2003
    To assess determinants of health care visits among children in a 12-county region of western North Carolina representative of rural areas in the United States.
  99. ncbi Hydroxyurea therapy for sickle cell disease in community-based practices: a survey of Florida and North Carolina hematologists/oncologists
    Marc S Zumberg
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610 0277, USA
    Am J Hematol 79:107-13. 2005
    ..Further resources should focus on updating physicians on recently published material supporting the effectiveness of HU in symptomatic SCD as well as providing management guidelines to optimize the use of HU...
  100. pmc Bartonella henselae in porpoise blood
    Ricardo G Maggi
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Raleigh, North Carolina 27606, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:1894-8. 2005
    ..we directly amplified Bartonella species DNA from blood of a harbor porpoise stranded along the northern North Carolina coast and from a pre-enrichment blood culture from a second harbor porpoise...
  101. ncbi Determinants of dental referral practices among WIC nutritionists in North Carolina
    Elizabeth A Shick
    University of North Carolina School of Dentistry, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, School of Dentistry CB 7450, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Public Health Dent 65:196-202. 2005
    To examine the effects of knowledge and confidence on dental referral practices among WIC nutritionists in North Carolina.

Research Grants73

  1. National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Region 2
    DENNIS PATTRATH; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..is located within and provides 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,..
  2. National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Region 2
    Javier Crespo; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..is located within and provides 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,..
  3. THE AGRICULTURAL HEALTH STUDY - FIELD STATIONS
    Charles Lynch; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Enrollment in this study includes about 90,000 men and women from Iowa and North Carolina. From 1993-1997 detailed information was obtained by self-administered questionnaire and from 1998 through ..
  4. NIEHS SUPPORT OF THE AHS COHORT STUDY AT NCI
    Charles Knott; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Enrollment in this study includes about 90,000 men and women from Iowa and North Carolina. From 1993-1997 detailed information was obtained by self-administered questionnaire and from 1998 through ..
  5. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 2
    JM J TOOEY; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..is located within and provides 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,..
  6. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 2
    JM J TOOEY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..is located within and provides 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,..
  7. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 2
    JM J TOOEY; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..is located within and provides 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,..
  8. Genome-wide recombination as a risk factor for nondisjunction
    NATASHA D HOLLIS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..She received her baccalaureate degree from North Carolina State University and her Ph.D. from Indiana University...
  9. Optimized Growth Media to Detect Intracellular Bacteria Implicated in Chronic Dis
    PATRICIA MASCARELLI; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Researchers at the North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine have developed a highly sensitive Bartonella testing platform ..
  10. Comparative Resistance Exercise Effects on Knee Osteoarthritis Pain, Functional I
    KEVIN ROBERT VINCENT; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Joanne Jordan from the University of North Carolina who will help with clinical correlation to OA and research design...
  11. Community Participation Research of Breastfeeding Disparities in African American
    Tamar Ringel Kulka; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..b>North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics and NC CHAMPS 2005 show that in North Carolina, minority infants, who are ..
  12. Inhibition of IkK to treat lethal Graft-vs.-Host Disease
    Patrick Flood; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..phase II grant is successful, it will pave the way for clinical trials of this therapy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill...
  13. Non-invasive zoonotic pathogen exposure and outcome biomarkers with follow-up in
    Christopher D Heaney; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Heaney, PhD, MS, a W.K. Kellogg Health Scholar-Community Track post- doctoral fellow at the University of North Carolina, into an independent health scientist...
  14. MOLECULAR BIOLOGY OF HUMAN COAGULATION FACTOR V
    Thomas Ortel; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..PERFORMANCE'SITE(S) (organization, city,.state) Duke University, Durham, North Carolina PHS 398 (Rev...
  15. Development and Validation of an Instrument to Assess Cognitive Function Regulati
    Xi Chen; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..at the University of Minnesota and started his career as an assistant professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH) in 2008...
  16. Thirteenth Annual Meeting of the Rocky Mountain Virology Association
    Joel Rovnak; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..from industry, other universities in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and visitors from California, Arizona, Texas, North Carolina, Indiana, New York, Mexico and Germany...
  17. Validation of a Novel NF-kB Inhibitor in Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    Anthony Blikslager; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and the North Carolina State School of Veterinary Medicine...
  18. Organismal Radioprotection Through Pharmacological Quiescence
    JOHN S CHANT; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..G-Zero Therapeutics, with operations in the Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, has developed a novel approach to mitigating the hematologic toxicity of total body irradiation (TBI)...
  19. Best Management of Sigmoid Volvulus: a Prospective Randomized Trial
    JONATHAN CHARLES SAMUEL; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..and currently completing his general surgery residency at the Department of Surgery at the University of North Carolina (UNC)...
  20. NICHD Maternal Fetal Medicine Units Network
    Geeta K Swamy; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..the MFMU, we propose to recruit participants from -5,500 annual births across two DUHS institutions in Durham, North Carolina - Duke University Medical Center (-3,300) and Durham Regional Hospital (DRH) (-2,200)...
  21. Roles of the mammalian CST complex in DNA replication and chromosome cohesion
    JASON AARON STEWART; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Paul Chastain at the University of North Carolina, employ a new protocol for isolating DNA at stalled replication forks and utilize my biochemical and cell ..
  22. Epigenetics and choline: mediation of fetal alcohol effects in a rat model
    Carol L Cheatham; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The candidate and two of the mentors are on the faculty of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Nutrition Research Institute (NRI) on the new North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis, ..
  23. DNA methylation alterations in response to pesticides exposure
    Lifang Hou; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Health Study (AHS) cohort, the largest prospective study in the world of pesticide applicators from Iowa and North Carolina, also indicates that pesticide exposure increases risk for several cancers...
  24. Biomimetic Approach to the Fabrication of Red Blood Cell Mimics
    Joseph M DeSimone; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..technique called PRINT TM (Particle Replication in Non-wetting Templates) developed at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill...
  25. North Carolina Birth Defects Study To Evaluate Pregnancy Exposures (NC BD-STEPS)
    Andrew Olshan; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The North Carolina Center for Birth Defects Research and Prevention (NCCBDRP) was established in Fall 2002 and has been a major ..
  26. Improving Outcomes for Women with GDM and Their Infants
    Alison M Stuebe; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Women will be inducted from The University of North Carolina Health Care Maternal Fetal Medicine clinic and the Wake County Human Services clinic...
  27. Phenotypes of diabetic kidney disease and the relationship to retinal pathology
    Amy Mottl; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..I was formally trained in nephrology and hypertension at the University of North Carolina (UNC) and hold a master's degree in epidemiology...
  28. Longitudinal Studies of Autism Spectrum Disorders: 2 to 23
    Catherine Lord; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..and social development from ages 2 to 23 will be examined in two well-described samples of children from North Carolina and Chicago referred for possible ASD, and a group of non-spectrum developmentally delayed controls...
  29. Fogarty Global Health Fellows Coordinating Center
    CHARLES MICHAEL VAN DER HORST; Fiscal Year: 2013
    Abstract: Fogarty Global Health Fellows Program (FGHF) The University of North Carolina, Johns Hopkins University, Morehouse School of Medicine, and Tulane University have formed a consortium, based on over 20 years of research and ..
  30. Placental shape features, gestational timing and maternal and infant health
    Carolyn M Salafia; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..of approximately 700 cases each from the Pregnancy, Infection and Nutrition Study of the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill (UNC PIN) data set and 675 cases from the U.S...
  31. Cooperative Multicenter Maternal Fetal Medicine Units Networks
    John M Thorp; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: The University of North Carolina Maternal Fetal Medicine Unit (MFMU) network site has been a significant contributor to the network for the ..
  32. Yeast Based Assays for Chemical Screens Against SARS-CoV Targets
    DANIEL A contact ENGEL; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Project Narrative Experienced investigators at the University of Virginia and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill propose to develop new ways to discover chemical compounds ("drugs") that can be used to study ..
  33. Preventing Anthracycline Cardiovascular Toxicity with Statins
    William Gregory Hundley; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The study will be conducted at 6 referral sites within North Carolina, South Carolina, and Florida using a permuted block enrollment design with emphasis on recruiting minority ..
  34. ESTABLISHMENT OF RESEARCH RESOURCEFOR THE IDENTIFICATION OF GENETIC AND ENVIRONM
    VAINORIOUS E; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..n=20,000) and make this available to NIEHS intramural investigators, their collaborators at the University of North Carolina (UNC), Duke University and other research institutions to screen for the presence of these SNPs and other ..
  35. Chemopreventative properties of Medicinal and Food plants of the Lumbee Tribe
    TRACIE LOCKLEAR; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..will be on both food and medicinal plants associated with cancer chemoprevention among the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina. The objective of the proposed work is to collect bulk samples of relevant plant species with our ..
  36. Telomere Attrition Rate and Periodontitis: a nested case control study in the ARI
    ANNE ELIZABETH SANDERS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In 1987-1989, adults aged 45-64 years were recruited from four U.S. communities: Forsyth County, North Carolina;Jackson, Mississippi;suburban Minneapolis, Minnesota;and Washington County, Maryland...
  37. Protein Therapeutics for Muscular Dystrophy
    Norio Takizawa; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Phase II continuation project will involve a collaborative effort between TRIM-edicine and the University of North Carolina to pursue the proof-of-principle studies for the therapeutic application of MG53 in treatment of muscular ..
  38. Cesarean Section Optimal Antibiotic Prophylaxis (C/SOAP) Trial
    Alan Thevenet N Tita; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The trial will be conducted at 3 Ob/Gyn departments experienced in the conduct of clinical trials: University of Alabama at Birmingham, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston.
  39. Thrombosis Genetics, MI and Stroke in Older Adults
    Alexander P Reiner; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..effort among investigators of the University of Washington, the University of Vermont, University of North Carolina, and Johns Hopkins...
  40. Pediatric Heart Network North Carolina Consortium
    Jennifer S Li; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Center, East Carolina University (ECU), and Wake Forest University Health Systems (WFUHS) have formed the North Carolina Consortium (NCC) to participate in Pediatric Heart Disease Network trials and studies...
  41. Impact of corn grind diameter and housing environment on performance and presence
    Kenneth Anderson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..FDA AHU assistance will not be required for this collaborative study. Piedmont Research Station, North Carolina Department of Agriculture and the Department of Poultry Science, North Carolina State University will provide ..
  42. Selective Migration and the Macro Demographic Consequences of Armed Conflict
    NATHALIE ELIZABETH WILLIAMS; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..through providing access to mentorship with leading scientists in several disciplines at the University of North Carolina (UNC), conceptual and methodological training opportunities at UNC and the Santa Fe Institute, and ..
  43. The North Carolina Cleft Outcomes Study
    Ronald P Strauss; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This study will involve a longitudinal, retrospective and prospective case control study of North Carolina resident children born 2001 through 2013...
  44. Colorado CADDRE Study to Explore Early Development CADDRE_SEED II
    Cordelia Robinson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Disabilities Research and Epidemiology (CADDREs) were established at six national sites (California, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Colorado, and Georgia) to fulfill this mandate and are currently carrying out the Study to ..
  45. FUNCTION AND REGULATION OF GLYCEROL-3-PHOSPHATE ACYLTRANSFERASE 2
    MARIA R GONZALEZ BARO; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Rosalind A. Coleman, Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA...
  46. NC CADDRE: Study to Explore Early Development (SEED) Phase II
    Julie L Daniels; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Disabilities Research and Epidemiology (CADDREs) were established at six national sites (California, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Colorado, and Georgia) to fulfill this mandate and are currently carrying out the Study to ..
  47. NF-kappaB N-myc in Oncogenic Pathways of the CNS
    Raquel Sitcheran; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Raquel Sitcheran is conducting postdoctoral work in the laboratory of Dr. Albert Baldwin at the University of North Carolina, with the long-term career goal of becoming an independent scientist in an academic environment. Dr...
  48. MD CADDRE: Study to Explore Early Development, SEED Phase II
    Margaret Daniele Fallin; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Disabilities Research and Epidemiology (CADDREs) were established at six national sites (California, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Colorado, and Georgia) to fulfill this mandate and are currently carrying out the Study to ..
  49. Selective Migration and the Macro Demographic Consequences of Armed Conflict
    NATHALIE ELIZABETH WILLIAMS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..through providing access to mentorship with leading scientists in several disciplines at the University of North Carolina (UNC), conceptual and methodological training opportunities at UNC and the Santa Fe Institute, and ..
  50. Meningioma: Risk Factors and Quality of Life
    Melissa L Bondy; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..conduct a population-based case/control study of meningioma within the states of Connecticut, Massachusetts, North Carolina, and Texas as well as the San Francisco Bay area under the mechanism of an integrated R01 (Note that identical ..
  51. Meningioma: Risk Factors and Quality of Life
    Elizabeth B Claus; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..conduct a population-based case/control study of meningioma within the states of Connecticut, Massachusetts, North Carolina, and Texas as well as the San Francisco Bay area under the mechanism of an integrated R01 (Note that identical ..
  52. Meningioma: Risk Factors and Quality of Life
    JOSEPH LEO WIEMELS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..conduct a population-based case/control study of meningioma within the states of Connecticut, Massachusetts, North Carolina, and Texas as well as the San Francisco Bay area under the mechanism of an integrated R01 (Note that identical ..
  53. Meningioma: Risk Factors and Quality of Life
    Peter M Black; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..conduct a population-based case/control study of meningioma within the states of Connecticut, Massachusetts, North Carolina, and Texas as well as the San Francisco Bay area under the mechanism of an integrated R01 (Note that identical ..
  54. Recruiting Rural Parents/Infants to Health Research Projects: Atopic Dermatitis
    Steven R Feldman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..in three rural counties with large minority populations, with the counties located in South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia...
  55. A Randomized Efficacy Trial of Moms and Teens for Safe Dates
    Vangie A Foshee; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Setting: UNC research staff will collaborate with staff from the North Carolina Coalition against Domestic Violence (NCCADV) to recruit eligible mothers and to deliver the Moms and Teens for ..
  56. Development of GZ38-1, a Novel Protectant of Chemotherapy-Induced Myelosuppressio
    JAY COPELAND STRUM; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..G-Zero Therapeutics, with operations in the Research Triangle Park of North Carolina, has developed a novel approach to attenuate the hematologic toxicity of chemotherapy...
  57. The Meningioma Consortium: Genome-Wide Association Study
    Elizabeth B Claus; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..study of meningioma that includes 1600 cases and 1600 controls drawn from Massachusetts, Connecticut, North Carolina, California and Texas...
  58. Research Training in Mental Health Services and Systems
    Joseph P Morrissey; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..by the two leading public and private universities in the southeastern United States-the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Duke University-that are located within ten miles of each other in the Triangle area of ..
  59. Mechanisms for Stem Cell Differentiation into Cardiac Myocytes
    Margaret Loewy Kirby; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..are based on our ongoing successful collaboration between investigators at Duke University, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and East Carolina University...
  60. Space-time Modeling for Linking Climate Change,Pollutant Exposure, Built Environm
    Montserrat Fuentes; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This is a joint collaborative effort between North Carolina State University, Duke University, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill...
  61. OTHER FUNCTIONS TAS::75 0849::TAS AGRICULTURAL HEALTH STUDY PHASE IV--MOD 3:
    Marsha Dunn; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..private pesticide applicators (primarily farmers) and 32,000 spouses of private applicators from Iowa and North Carolina, as well as approximately 5,000 commercial pesticide applicators from Iowa...
  62. FINDING THE M.I.N.C. FOR MAMMOGRAPHY MAINTENANCE
    Barbara Rimer; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We aim to increase maintenance among 4040 initially adherent women who are members of the North Carolina Teachers'and State Employees'Comprehensive Major Medical Plan (SHP), a very large population of ..
  63. Effect of Work Permits in Protecting Youth Workers
    Janet Dal Santo; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Currently 41 states and the District of Columbia, including North Carolina, currently require youths to obtain work permits...
  64. SOCIAL IMPACT OF ORAL DISEASE IN ELDERLY POPULATIONS
    Andrew Spencer; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..to compare the distribution and determinants of social impact among elderly populations in South Australia, North Carolina and Ontario. The procedures for the North American studies are described in subsequent pages...
  65. Improving Cancer Outcomes for African-Americans
    Patrick Maguire; Fiscal Year: 2007
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant) Southeastern North Carolina is a rural area with concentrations of poverty and a large proportion of African-American residents...
  66. A web-based tailored health behavior intervention for African American colon canc
    Marlyn Allicock; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The WATCH (Wellness for African Americans Through Churches) Project was a randomized trial in 12 rural North Carolina churches that demonstrated the effectiveness of a mailed tailored print and video (TPV) intervention ..
  67. IMPROVING THE HEALTH OF MEDICAID-ELIGIBLE INFANTS
    Peter Margolis; Fiscal Year: 1993
    The present study was developed because socially disadvantaged children in North Carolina suffer some of the worst health outcomes in the United States...
  68. Implementation and Dissemination of Tobacco Cessation Strategies in Free Clinics
    KRISTIE L FOLEY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..behaviors among the clinics'health care volunteers and uninsured patients;and (3) testing whether the North Carolina Association of Free Clinics has the capacity to disseminate the evidence-based tobacco prevention and ..
  69. Annual Western North Carolina Cancer Conference
    Charles Thomas; Fiscal Year: 2005
    The Annual Western North Carolina Cancer Conference will hold its seventeenth annual meeting in October 2005, in Asheville, North Carolina. Western North Carolina is considered part of the Appalachian region...
  70. 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 ..
  71. LABORATORIES FOR REPRODUCTIVE BIOLOGY TRAINING PROGRAM
    FRANK FRENCH; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..The training faculty consists of 6 members at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNCCH)...