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  1. ncbi The economic and social consequences of work-related musculoskeletal disorders: the Connecticut Upper-Extremity Surveillance Project (CUSP)
    T F Morse
    Ergonomic Technology Center, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington 06030 6210, USA
    Int J Occup Environ Health 4:209-16. 1998
  2. ncbi Polymorphisms in DNA repair genes and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma among women in Connecticut
    Min Shen
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Hum Genet 119:659-68. 2006
  3. pmc Ambient air pollution and low birth weight in Connecticut and Massachusetts
    Michelle L Bell
    School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06511, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:1118-24. 2007
  4. doi Knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors regarding Lyme disease prevention among Connecticut residents, 1999-2004
    L Hannah Gould
    Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Vector Borne and Enteric Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado 80521, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 8:769-76. 2008
  5. pmc Birth weight, maternal age, and education: new observations from Connecticut and Virginia
    A Shmueli
    The Joseph H. and Belle R. Braun Hebrew University, Hadassah School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel
    Yale J Biol Med 72:245-58. 1999
  6. ncbi Capture-recapture estimation of unreported work-related musculoskeletal disorders in Connecticut
    T Morse
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut, USA
    Am J Ind Med 39:636-42. 2001
  7. ncbi Discovery, distribution, and abundance of the newly introduced mosquito Ochlerotatus japonicus (Diptera: Culicidae) in Connecticut, USA
    T G Andreadis
    The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, New Haven 06504, USA
    J Med Entomol 38:774-9. 2001
  8. ncbi West Nile virus from female and male mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) in subterranean, ground, and canopy habitats in Connecticut
    John F Anderson
    Department of Entomology, The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, New Haven, CT 06504 1106, USA
    J Med Entomol 43:1010-9. 2006
  9. doi Topical treatment of white-tailed deer with an acaricide for the control of Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) in a Connecticut Lyme borreliosis hyperendemic Community
    Kirby C Stafford
    Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, New Haven, Connecticut 06504, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 9:371-9. 2009
  10. ncbi Diet and nutrient intakes and risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in Connecticut women
    Tongzhang Zheng
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 159:454-66. 2004

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  1. ncbi The economic and social consequences of work-related musculoskeletal disorders: the Connecticut Upper-Extremity Surveillance Project (CUSP)
    T F Morse
    Ergonomic Technology Center, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington 06030 6210, USA
    Int J Occup Environ Health 4:209-16. 1998
    A population-based telephone survey was conducted in Connecticut to determine the social and economic impact of work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WRMSDs). Only 10.6% of cases had filed for workers' compensation...
  2. ncbi Polymorphisms in DNA repair genes and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma among women in Connecticut
    Min Shen
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Hum Genet 119:659-68. 2006
    ..SNPs) in DNA repair genes and risk of NHL in a population-based case-control study among women in Connecticut. A total of 518 NHL cases and 597 controls recruited into the study provided a biologic sample...
  3. pmc Ambient air pollution and low birth weight in Connecticut and Massachusetts
    Michelle L Bell
    School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06511, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:1118-24. 2007
    ..Several studies have examined whether air pollution affects birth weight; however results vary and many studies were focused on Southern California or were conducted outside of the United States...
  4. doi Knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors regarding Lyme disease prevention among Connecticut residents, 1999-2004
    L Hannah Gould
    Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Vector Borne and Enteric Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado 80521, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 8:769-76. 2008
    ..We surveyed residents of three Connecticut health districts to evaluate the impact of intensive community-wide education programs on knowledge, attitudes, ..
  5. pmc Birth weight, maternal age, and education: new observations from Connecticut and Virginia
    A Shmueli
    The Joseph H. and Belle R. Braun Hebrew University, Hadassah School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel
    Yale J Biol Med 72:245-58. 1999
    ..is the analysis of a large, recent sample of over 20,000 consecutive live births in 12 hospitals, about half in Connecticut and half in Virginia, including a maternal population that is educationally and racially diverse...
  6. ncbi Capture-recapture estimation of unreported work-related musculoskeletal disorders in Connecticut
    T Morse
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut, USA
    Am J Ind Med 39:636-42. 2001
    ..Estimates of the extent of musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) are usually based upon workers' compensation reports, although recent reports indicate that there may be widespread under-reporting of MSD...
  7. ncbi Discovery, distribution, and abundance of the newly introduced mosquito Ochlerotatus japonicus (Diptera: Culicidae) in Connecticut, USA
    T G Andreadis
    The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, New Haven 06504, USA
    J Med Entomol 38:774-9. 2001
    ..along with the results of a state wide survey to determine the distribution and abundance of this mosquito in Connecticut. Ochlerotatus japonicus was collected from 87 locations in eight counties...
  8. ncbi West Nile virus from female and male mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) in subterranean, ground, and canopy habitats in Connecticut
    John F Anderson
    Department of Entomology, The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, New Haven, CT 06504 1106, USA
    J Med Entomol 43:1010-9. 2006
    ..1) when no human cases were reported in Connecticut in comparison with 2003 and 2005 (highest weekly MIR = 83.9) when human cases were documented...
  9. doi Topical treatment of white-tailed deer with an acaricide for the control of Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) in a Connecticut Lyme borreliosis hyperendemic Community
    Kirby C Stafford
    Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, New Haven, Connecticut 06504, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 9:371-9. 2009
    ..against ticks using the acaricide amitraz, was evaluated in a Lyme borreliosis endemic community in Connecticut. As part of a 5-year project from 1997 to 2002, 21-24 of the 4-Posters were distributed at residential sites in ..
  10. ncbi Diet and nutrient intakes and risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in Connecticut women
    Tongzhang Zheng
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 159:454-66. 2004
    A population-based case-control study (601 cases and 717 controls) was conducted in 1995-2001 among Connecticut women to evaluate the relation between diet and nutrient intakes and the risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL)...
  11. ncbi Asthma symptoms, severity, and drug therapy: a prospective study of effects on 2205 pregnancies
    Michael B Bracken
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 102:739-52. 2003
    ..To prospectively examine in pregnant women whether asthma or asthma therapy influenced preterm delivery, intrauterine grown restriction (IUGR), or birthweight...
  12. ncbi Control of immature Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) on rodent reservoirs of Borrelia burgdorferi in a residential community of southeastern Connecticut
    Marc C Dolan
    Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, National Centers for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Public Health Service, US Department of Health and Human Services, Fort Collins, CO 80522, USA
    J Med Entomol 41:1043-54. 2004
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  13. pmc Genetic variants of Ehrlichia phagocytophila, Rhode Island and Connecticut
    Robert F Massung
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 8:467-72. 2002
    ..gene of Ehrlichia phagocytophila from Ixodes scapularis ticks and small mammals collected in Rhode Island and Connecticut. DNA sequences for all 50 E...
  14. ncbi Safety of carotid endarterectomy in a high-risk population: lessons from the VA and Connecticut
    Jeffrey S Weiss
    Department of Surgery, VA Connecticut Healthcare Systems, West Haven, CT, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 203:277-82. 2006
    ..We sought to determine whether patients undergoing CEA in Veteran Affairs Hospitals (VA) were at higher risk and had different outcomes, compared with patients in nonfederal hospitals...
  15. ncbi Poverty, comorbidity, and survival of colorectal cancer patients diagnosed in Connecticut
    A P Polednak
    Connecticut Tumor Registry, Department of Public Health, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 12:302-10. 2001
    ..1,219 patients diagnosed with invasive colorectal cancer in 1992 who were reported to the population-based Connecticut Tumor Registry and followed to their death or through the end of 1997...
  16. ncbi Geographic distribution of prostate cancer incidence in the era of PSA testing, Connecticut, 1984 to 1998
    David I Gregorio
    Department of Community Medicine and Health Care, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, Connecticut 06030 6205, USA
    Urology 63:78-82. 2004
    To evaluate the geographic variation of prostate cancer incidence in Connecticut during a 15-year period: before the introduction of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing (1984 to 1988), during its introduction (1989 to 1993), and ..
  17. ncbi Risk of multiple myeloma following medication use and medical conditions: a case-control study in Connecticut women
    Ola Landgren
    Genetic Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Boulevard, Building EPS Room 7110, Bethesda, MD 20892 7236, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:2342-7. 2006
    ..We conducted a population-based case-control study to investigate the role of medical history in the etiology of multiple myeloma among Connecticut women.
  18. pmc Spatial analysis of human granulocytic ehrlichiosis near Lyme, Connecticut
    Emma K Chaput
    Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 8:943-8. 2002
    ..Analysis of confirmed cases of HGE identified in 1997-2000 in a 12-town area around Lyme, Connecticut, showed that HGE infections are not distributed randomly...
  19. ncbi Menstrual and reproductive factors and risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma among Connecticut women
    Yawei Zhang
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 160:766-73. 2004
    ..the relation, the authors analyzed data from a population-based case-control study of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in Connecticut women between 1996 and 2000...
  20. ncbi Practices and opinions of pediatric and general dentists in Connecticut regarding the age 1 dental visit and dental care for children younger than 3 years old
    Cristina L Santos
    Department of Dentistry, Pediatric Dentistry Section, Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Conn, USA
    Pediatr Dent 30:348-51. 2008
    This study aimed to determine the percentage of general and pediatric dentists in Connecticut that were aware of, and practice, the current AAPD guidelines for the age one dental visit and to determine the services they provide to 0-2-yr-..
  21. ncbi 90Yttrium microspheres for nonresectable liver cancer: the University of Connecticut Health Center experience
    Bryan P Rowe
    University of Connecticut School of Medicine, USA
    Conn Med 71:523-8. 2007
    ..To determine the outcome of 90Y selective internal radiation therapy (SIRT) for primary and metastatic liver tumors at our institution and compare our results to the published literature. Patients and..
  22. ncbi Prior medical conditions and medication use and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in Connecticut United States women
    Yawei Zhang
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 15:419-28. 2004
    To further investigate the role of prior medical conditions and medication use in the etiology of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL), we analyzed the data from a population-based case-control study of NHL in Connecticut women.
  23. ncbi A survey of environmental contamination with ascarid ova, Wallingford, Connecticut
    Margaret L Chorazy
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 5:33-9. 2005
    ..to raise awareness and to better understand the risk of acquiring visceral larva migrans in south central Connecticut, this environmental survey was conducted to determine the prevalence of ascarid ova (Toxocara canis, Toxocara ..
  24. ncbi West Nile virus serosurvey and assessment of personal prevention efforts in an area with intense epizootic activity: Connecticut, 2000
    T A McCarthy
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, assigned to the Connecticut Department of Public Health, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 951:307-16. 2001
    ..A serosurvey of persons aged > or = 12 years was conducted in southwestern Connecticut during October 10-15, 2000, using household-based stratified cluster sampling...
  25. ncbi Newborn screening coupled with comprehensive follow-up reduced early mortality of sickle cell disease in Connecticut
    Tamiesha Frempong
    Department of Pediatrics, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar Street, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Conn Med 71:9-12. 2007
    ..the impact of newborn screening (NBS) on the mortality of children with sickle cell anemia, we analyzed the Connecticut death certificates of all children less than 15 years old at death...
  26. pmc Screening, treatment, and prostate cancer mortality in the Seattle area and Connecticut: fifteen-year follow-up
    Grace Lu-Yao
    The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1809-14. 2008
    Prior to introduction of the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test, the Seattle-Puget Sound and Connecticut Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) areas had similar prostate cancer mortality rates...
  27. ncbi Factors associated with home versus institutional death among cancer patients in Connecticut
    W T Gallo
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 49:771-7. 2001
    ..DESIGN: Prospective cohort study. SETTING: All adult deaths from cancer in Connecticut during 1994...
  28. ncbi Neonatologists' opinions regarding resuscitation of extremely premature infants in Connecticut and Rhode Island
    Brian Cummings
    University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, USA
    Conn Med 66:733-8. 2002
    To characterize the range of opinions among neonatologists in Connecticut and Rhode Island regarding the gestational age at which they would support parental resuscitation or nonresuscitation requests for infants born at 21-27 weeks.
  29. ncbi Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in the sediments and fish of the Mill River, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    J C White
    Department of Soil and Water, The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, 123 Huntington Street, New Haven, CT 06504, USA
    Bull Environ Contam Toxicol 68:104-10. 2002
  30. ncbi The state of physician office-based health information technology in Connecticut: current use, barriers and future plans
    Kristin Mattocks
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, USA
    Conn Med 71:27-31. 2007
    Qualidigm and the Connecticut State Medical Society-Independent Practice Association (CSMS-IPA), Inc...
  31. ncbi Profiling variations in outpatient care for Medicare beneficiaries in Connecticut
    Tierney E Giannotti
    Qualidigm, USA
    Conn Med 70:509-14. 2006
    Qualidigm, the Medicare Quality Improvement Organization for Connecticut, is reporting the rates of four outpatient services for Medicare beneficiaries on its website (www.qualidigm.org)...
  32. ncbi Reducing disparities in utilization of mamography: reaching dually eligible women in Connecticut
    Judith K Barr
    Qualidigm, Middletown, CT, USA
    J Health Hum Serv Adm 26:298-335. 2003
    This article describes a two-pronged intervention by the health care Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) for Connecticut to address the disparity in rates of mammography screening between women eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid (..
  33. ncbi Diminished socioeconomic and racial disparity in the detection of early-stage breast cancer, Connecticut, 1986-1995
    D I Gregorio
    Department of Community Medicine and Health Care, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington 06030 6205, USA
    Ethn Dis 9:396-402. 1999
    ..rates of disease by stage at diagnosis are reported for 27,970 in situ and invasive breast cancers from the Connecticut Tumor Registry, 1986-1995...
  34. ncbi Infections of granulocytic ehrlichiae and Borrelia burgdorferi in white-tailed deer in Connecticut
    L A Magnarelli
    Department of Entomology, Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, New Haven 06504, USA
    J Wildl Dis 35:266-74. 1999
    Serum or whole blood samples, obtained from 141 white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) in Connecticut (USA) during 1980, 1991, and 1996, were analyzed to detect past or current infections of Ehrlichia phagocytophila genogroup ..
  35. ncbi A statewide initiative to improve the care of hospitalized pneumonia patients: The Connecticut Pneumonia Pathway Project
    T P Meehan
    Qualidigm, Middletown, Connecticut 06457, USA
    Am J Med 111:203-10. 2001
    PURPOSE: A statewide quality improvement initiative was conducted in Connecticut to improve process-of-care performance and to decrease length of stay for patients hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia...
  36. ncbi Epidemiology of community-onset candidemia in Connecticut and Maryland
    Andre N Sofair
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 43:32-9. 2006
    ..e., community-onset candidemia). We compared the characteristics of patients who developed candidemia by the timing of onset of infection...
  37. pmc Adenovirus type 3 outbreak in connecticut associated with a novel variant
    Marie L Landry
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Yale New Haven Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine, Connecticut 06520 8035, USA
    J Med Virol 81:1380-4. 2009
    An adenovirus outbreak occurred in New Haven, Connecticut in 2006-2007. Molecular typing revealed a twofold increase in adenovirus type 3 infections...
  38. ncbi Antibodies to granulocytic ehrlichiae in cattle from Connecticut
    Louis A Magnarelli
    Department of Entomology, Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, New Haven 06504, USA
    J Med Microbiol 51:326-31. 2002
    ..The cattle lived in tick-infested areas of Connecticut, USA and were healthy at the times blood samples were collected in 1990, 1999 and 2000...
  39. ncbi Blood transfusion and risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in Connecticut women
    Yawei Zhang
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 160:325-30. 2004
    ..Data from a population-based case-control study of Connecticut women were analyzed to evaluate this relation...
  40. ncbi Children's access to dental care in Connecticut's Medicaid managed care program
    M A Lee
    Children s Health Council, Hartford, Connecticut 06105, USA
    Matern Child Health J 5:43-51. 2001
    To describe dental care utilization and access problems in Connecticut's Medicaid managed care program, using quantitative and qualitative research methods.
  41. ncbi Risk factors for asthma and asthma severity in nonurban children in Connecticut
    Pamela Sangeloty Higgins
    Asthma Center, Connecticut Children s Medical Center, 282 Washington St, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Chest 128:3846-53. 2005
    ..To examine asthma diagnosis, asthma severity, and the presence of established asthma risk factors in children who reside in nonurban communities...
  42. pmc Deer meat as the source for a sporadic case of Escherichia coli O157:H7 infection, Connecticut
    Terry Rabatsky-Ehr
    Connecticut Emerging Infections Program, Dept of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, One Church Street, 7th Floor, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 8:525-7. 2002
    ..DNA fingerprint analysis verified venison as the source of infection. This pediatric case emphasizes the need for dissemination of information to hunters regarding the safe handling and processing of venison...
  43. ncbi Dental caries in preschool Beijing and Connecticut children as described by a new caries analysis system
    J M Douglass
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington 06030-1610
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 22:94-9. 1994
    A total of 625 children, 3-4 yr old, 426 from Connecticut Head Start programs and 199 from Beijing area nursery schools, were clinically examined for dental caries...
  44. ncbi Predictors of disease severity in children with asthma in Hartford, Connecticut
    Clare D Ramsey
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Pediatr Pulmonol 39:268-75. 2005
    ..and asthma severity in children with mild to severe asthma who received their medical care in Hartford, Connecticut. Four hundred thirty-eight children aged 4-18 years who were enrolled in an asthma care program (Easy Breathing)..
  45. ncbi Genetic relationships of Jamestown Canyon virus strains infecting mosquitoes collected in Connecticut
    Philip M Armstrong
    The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, New Haven, CT 06504, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 77:1157-62. 2007
    ..in the etiology of meningitis and encephalitis with human cases reported from Ontario, Canada, Michigan, Connecticut, and New York...
  46. ncbi Diarrheagenic Escherichia coli infection in Baltimore, Maryland, and New Haven, Connecticut
    James P Nataro
    Center for Vaccine Development, Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 43:402-7. 2006
    ..Diarrhea remains a common complaint among US patients who seek medical attention...
  47. ncbi Evidence of a novel human coronavirus that is associated with respiratory tract disease in infants and young children
    Frank Esper
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8064, USA
    J Infect Dis 191:492-8. 2005
    ..We sought to determine whether novel human coronaviruses (HCoVs) are circulating in New Haven, Connecticut, and, if so, whether they are associated with respiratory tract disease in infants and young children.
  48. ncbi Identification of avian- and mammalian-derived bloodmeals in Aedes vexans and Culiseta melanura (Diptera: Culicidae) and its implication for West Nile virus transmission in Connecticut, U.S.A
    Goudarz Molaei
    The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, 123 Huntington Street, P O Box 1106, New Haven, CT 06504, USA
    J Med Entomol 43:1088-93. 2006
    ..vexans is likely to be a relatively important "bridge vector" to large mammals, including deer and horse, whereas Cs. melanura likely plays a secondary role in enzootic transmission of WNV among free-ranging birds in more rural environs...
  49. ncbi Food safety knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors among Puerto Rican caretakers living in Hartford, Connecticut
    Angela Bermudez-Millan
    Hispanic Health Council, Inc, 175 Main Street, Hartford, Connecticut 06106, USA
    J Food Prot 67:512-6. 2004
    ..Employed individuals and those with higher education were also more likely to be familiar with the term pasteurization. These results fully justify the delivery of culturally appropriate food safety education in this community...
  50. ncbi Small-bowel tumors: epidemiologic and clinical characteristics of 1260 cases from the connecticut tumor registry
    Ioannis Hatzaras
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Arch Surg 142:229-35. 2007
    ..To examine the epidemiology and clinical characteristics of small-bowel cancer...
  51. ncbi Prevalence of dental caries and enamel defects in Connecticut Head Start children
    Marilia J Montero
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL, USA
    Pediatr Dent 25:235-9. 2003
    The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of dental caries and enamel defects in a sample of predominantly African American and Hispanic children from an inner city Head Start program located in Connecticut.
  52. ncbi Assessing the impact of screening mammography: Breast cancer incidence and mortality rates in Connecticut (1943-2002)
    William F Anderson
    Biostatistics Branch, Principal Investigator, DHHS NIH NCI Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, EPS, Room 8036, 6120 Executive Blvd, Rockville, MD 20852 7244, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 99:333-40. 2006
    ..Though the ultimate goal of screening is to reduce breast cancer deaths, the immediate goal is to detect and treat early-stage tumors before they pose a threat to life...
  53. ncbi Comparison of the reservoir competence of medium-sized mammals and Peromyscus leucopus for Anaplasma phagocytophilum in Connecticut
    Michael L Levin
    Viral and Rickettsial Zoonoses Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 2:125-36. 2002
    ..opossums, gray squirrels, and striped skunks were live-trapped in June-August of 1998-1999 at two locations in Connecticut. Captured animals were kept for several days at the laboratory in wire-mesh cages over water to allow naturally ..
  54. ncbi "Nobody gives a damn if I live or die": violence, drugs, and street-level prostitution in inner-city Hartford, Connecticut
    Nancy Romero-Daza
    Hispanic Health Council, Hartford, CT, USA
    Med Anthropol 22:233-59. 2003
    ..drug use, prostitution, and HIV risk in a group of 35 impoverished women living in inner-city Hartford, Connecticut. The study presented here provides an illustration of the role prostitution plays in the SAVA (Substance Abuse, ..
  55. ncbi Demonstrable parasitemia among Connecticut blood donors with antibodies to Babesia microti
    David A Leiby
    Department of Transmissible Diseases, American Red Cross, Rockville, MD 20855, USA
    Transfusion 45:1804-10. 2005
    ..Although several studies have measured B. microti antibodies in blood donors, little is known about associated parasitemia and the inherent risk of transmitting the parasite by transfusion...
  56. pmc Occupational exposure to solvents and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in Connecticut women
    Rong Wang
    Division of Environmental Health Sciences, Yale University School of Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8034, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 169:176-85. 2009
    ..involving 601 incident cases of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) and 717 controls was conducted in 1996-2000 among Connecticut women to examine associations with exposure to organic solvents...
  57. ncbi Fatal inhalational anthrax in a 94-year-old Connecticut woman
    Lydia A Barakat
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Griffin Hospital, 130 Division St, Derby, CT 06418, USA
    JAMA 287:863-8. 2002
    ..The source of exposure to B anthracis in this patient is not known. Exposure to mail that was cross-contaminated as it passed through postal facilities contaminated with B anthracis spores is one hypothesis under investigation...
  58. ncbi Population-based incidence and characteristics of community-onset Staphylococcus aureus infections with bacteremia in 4 metropolitan Connecticut areas, 1998
    C A Morin
    Epidemiology Program, Connecticut Department of Public Health, Hartford, Connecticut 06134-0308, USA
    J Infect Dis 184:1029-34. 2001
    ..aureus (MRSA) infections in 4 Connecticut metropolitan areas (population, 1.1 million)...
  59. ncbi Isolation of West Nile virus from mosquitoes, crows, and a Cooper's hawk in Connecticut
    J F Anderson
    Department of Entomology, Department of Soil and Water, The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, Post Office Box 1106, New Haven, CT 06504, USA
    Science 286:2331-3. 1999
    ..from brain tissues of 28 American crows, Corvus brachyrhynchos, and one Cooper's hawk, Accipiter cooperii, in Connecticut. A portion of the genome of virus isolates from four different hosts was sequenced and analyzed by comparative ..
  60. pmc A phylogenetic approach to following West Nile virus in Connecticut
    J F Anderson
    Department of Entomology, Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, P O Box 1106, New Haven, CT 06504, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 98:12885-9. 2001
    ..In 1999 and 2000, 82 independent Connecticut WN virus isolates were cultured from nine species of birds, five species of mosquitoes, and one striped skunk...
  61. ncbi Use of hair colouring products and breast cancer risk: a case-control study in Connecticut
    T Zheng
    Yale School of Public Health, 60 College Street, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Eur J Cancer 38:1647-52. 2002
    ..These data suggest that the use of hair colouring products does not have a major impact on the risk of breast cancer...
  62. ncbi Serum polychlorinated biphenyls, cytochrome P-450 1A1 polymorphisms, and risk of breast cancer in Connecticut women
    Yawei Zhang
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, School of Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 160:1177-83. 2004
    ..gene-environment interaction between CYP1A1 and serum PCB levels on breast cancer risk among Caucasian women in Connecticut. The study included 374 case women with histologically confirmed breast cancer and 406 noncancerous controls ..
  63. ncbi Oral cancer: a survey of 566 cases from the University of Connecticut Oral Pathology Biopsy Service, 1975-1986
    D J Krutchkoff
    Department of Oral Diagnosis Pathology, University of Connecticut, Farmington
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol 70:192-8. 1990
    A survey of the University of Connecticut Oral Pathology Biopsy Service was undertaken to analyze cases of oral cancer accessioned during the 12-year period, 1975 through 1986 inclusive...
  64. ncbi Acculturation, socioeconomic status, obesity and lifestyle factors among low-income Puerto Rican women in Connecticut, U.S., 1998-1999
    Nurg├╝l Fitzgerald
    Department of Family and Community Health Sciences, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901, United States of America
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 19:306-13. 2006
    ..To examine the associations of socioeconomic status and acculturation with obesity and lifestyle characteristics that may be risk factors for diabetes and cardiovascular disease among low-income Puerto Rican women...
  65. ncbi Lyme borreliosis in 2005, 30 years after initial observations in Lyme Connecticut
    Allen C Steere
    Center for Immunology and Inflammatory Diseases, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 118:625-33. 2006
    ..70 years later, in 1976, epidemiologic evaluation of a cluster of children with arthritis in Lyme, Connecticut led to a complete description of the infection...
  66. ncbi Predictors of HIV infection among newly sentenced male prisoners
    F L Altice
    Yale University AIDS Program, New Haven, Connecticut 06510 2283, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr Hum Retrovirol 18:444-53. 1998
    ..The high prevalence of HIV-seronegative inmates with self-reported high-risk behaviors also suggests the importance of prisons as sites for the introduction of appropriate risk-reduction interventions...
  67. ncbi A serosurvey of leptospirosis in Connecticut peridomestic wildlife
    Dennis J Richardson
    Department of Biological Sciences, Quinnipiac University, Hamden, Connecticut 06518 1908, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 3:187-93. 2003
    ..peridomestic wildlife species should be considered as potential sources of leptospirosis to dogs and humans in Connecticut. Additional investigation is warranted to clarify their role in the epidemiology of this zoonotic disease in ..
  68. ncbi Geographic differences in invasive and in situ breast cancer incidence according to precise geographic coordinates, Connecticut, 1991-95
    David I Gregorio
    Department of Community Medicine and Health Care, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT 06030 6205, USA
    Int J Cancer 100:194-8. 2002
    ..at diagnosis, latitude-longitude coordinates pertaining to 10,601 invasive and 1,814 in situ breast cancers for Connecticut women, 1991-95, were linked to US Census information on the 2,905 State census block groups...
  69. doi Unexplained deaths in Connecticut, 2002-2003: failure to consider category a bioterrorism agents in differential diagnoses
    John P Palumbo
    CT Emerging InfectionsProgram, Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, One Church Street, 7th Floor, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Disaster Med Public Health Prep 2:87-94. 2008
    ..Recognition of bioterrorism-related infections by hospital and emergency department clinicians may be the first line of defense in a bioterrorist attack...
  70. pmc Environmental sampling for spores of Bacillus anthracis
    Eyasu H Teshale
    Centers for Desease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 8:1083-7. 2002
    ..S. Postal Service collected samples at the Southern Connecticut Processing and Distribution Center; all samples were negative for Bacillus anthracis...
  71. pmc Detection and reporting of organisms producing extended-spectrum beta-lactamases: survey of laboratories in Connecticut
    F C Tenover
    Hospital Infections Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 37:4065-70. 1999
    ..organism, and a control strain that was susceptible to extended-spectrum cephalosporins to 38 laboratories in Connecticut for testing. Eight (21...
  72. ncbi Postmastectomy breast reconstruction in Connecticut: trends and predictors
    A P Polednak
    Connecticut Tumor Registry, Connecticut Department of Public Health, Hartford 06134 0308, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 104:669-73. 1999
    Using the population-based Connecticut Tumor Registry, postmastectomy breast reconstruction was examined in the 10,756 breast cancers in Connecticut women (including 10,133 in white women and 554 in black women) diagnosed from 1988 to ..
  73. pmc Babesiosis in Fairfield County, Connecticut
    John F Anderson
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:545-6. 2004
  74. ncbi Trends in late-stage breast and cervical cancer incidence rates in Connecticut (United States)
    Anthony P Polednak
    Connecticut Tumor Registry, Connecticut Department of Public Health, 410 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, CT 06134 0308, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 14:361-5. 2003
    This study examined the temporal trend in late-stage incidence rates for breast and cervical cancer in Connecticut, where a statewide screening program (targeted to poor or uninsured women) began in late 1995.
  75. ncbi Characteristics of visits to licensed acupuncturists, chiropractors, massage therapists, and naturopathic physicians
    Daniel C Cherkin
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle 98101, USA
    J Am Board Fam Pract 15:463-72. 2002
    ..Despite growing popularity of complementary and alternative medical (CAM) therapies, little is known about the patients seen by CAM practitioners. Our objective was to describe the patients and problems seen by CAM practitioners...
  76. pmc Anthrax postexposure prophylaxis in postal workers, Connecticut, 2001
    Jennifer L Williams
    Centers for Desease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 8:1133-7. 2002
    After inhalational anthrax was diagnosed in a Connecticut woman on November 20, 2001, postexposure prophylaxis was recommended for postal workers at the regional mail facility serving the patient's area...
  77. ncbi The risk of a contralateral breast cancer among women diagnosed with ductal and lobular breast carcinoma in situ: data from the Connecticut Tumor Registry
    Elizabeth B Claus
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Breast 12:451-6. 2003
    ..The magnitude of this risk and the relationship between this risk and age, time since diagnosis, histologic subtype, and treatment for the first breast cancer is continuing to be defined...
  78. ncbi Isolation of eastern equine encephalitis virus and West Nile virus from crows during increased arbovirus surveillance in Connecticut, 2000
    William H Beckwith
    Connecticut Department of Public Health Laboratory, Biological Sciences, Hartford 06144, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 66:422-6. 2002
    ..WNV) in the northeastern United States has drawn emphasis to the need for expanded arbovirus surveillance in Connecticut. Although the state of Connecticut began a comprehensive mosquito-screening program in 1997, only since 1999 ..
  79. ncbi Persistence of dyslexia: the Connecticut Longitudinal Study at adolescence
    S E Shaywitz
    Department of Pediatrics, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510 8064, USA
    Pediatrics 104:1351-9. 1999
    ....
  80. ncbi Cat scratch disease in Connecticut. Epidemiology, risk factors, and evaluation of a new diagnostic test
    K M Zangwill
    Meningitis and Special Pathogens Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333
    N Engl J Med 329:8-13. 1993
    ....
  81. ncbi Epidemiology of West Nile virus in Connecticut: a five-year analysis of mosquito data 1999-2003
    Theodore G Andreadis
    Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, New Haven, Connecticut 06504, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 4:360-78. 2004
    ..Nile virus (WNV) were obtained from 17 mosquito species in six genera in statewide surveillance conducted in Connecticut from June through October, 1999-2003...
  82. pmc Risk factors for human infection with West Nile Virus in Connecticut: a multi-year analysis
    Ann Liu
    Yale Center for Medical Informatics, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 8:67. 2009
    The optimal method for early prediction of human West Nile virus (WNV) infection risk remains controversial. We analyzed the predictive utility of risk factor data for human WNV over a six-year period in Connecticut.
  83. doi Epidemiology of varicella in Connecticut, 2001-2005
    Lynn E Sosa
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Office of Workforce and Career Development, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Infect Dis 197:S90-3. 2008
    We analyzed varicella surveillance data in Connecticut for 2001-2005, to describe the epidemiology of varicella in a highly vaccinated population after the introduction of varicella vaccine and to determine the number of preventable ..
  84. pmc Retrospective validation of a surveillance system for unexplained illness and death: New Haven County, Connecticut
    M D Kluger
    Connecticut Emerging Infections Program, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:1214-9. 2001
    ..However, retrospective surveillance can be a feasible and much less labor-intensive alternative to active prospective surveillance when the latter is not possible or desired...
  85. ncbi Antipsychotic prescribing practices in Connecticut's public mental health system: rates of changing medications and prescribing styles
    Nancy H Covell
    Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, Research Division, Hartford 06134, USA
    Schizophr Bull 28:17-29. 2002
    We characterized prescribing in Connecticut's State public mental health system to assess the feasibility of implementing an evidence-based medication algorithm...
  86. ncbi Hemolytic-Uremic Syndrome and Escherichia coli O121 at a Lake in Connecticut, 1999
    T A McCarthy
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Connecticut Department of Public Health, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Pediatrics 108:E59. 2001
    ..uremic syndrome (HUS) identified a small cluster of 3 cases of HUS, all of whom had spent overlapping time in a Connecticut lake community in the week before onset of symptoms...
  87. ncbi Collecting information on race, Hispanic ethnicity, and birthplace of cancer patients: policies and practices in Connecticut hospitals
    Anthony P Polednak
    Connecticut Department of Public Health, 410 Capitol Avenue, P O Box 340308, Hartford, CT 06134, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:90-6. 2005
    ..This study documented policies and procedures in a state (Connecticut) with a high-quality population-based cancer registry.
  88. ncbi Geographic pattern of cancers related to tobacco and alcohol in Connecticut: implications for cancer control
    Anthony P Polednak
    Department of Public Health, Connecticut Tumor Registry, 410 Capitol Avenue, PO Box 340308, Hartford 06134 0308, USA
    Cancer Detect Prev 28:302-8. 2004
    The purpose of this study was to examine the geographic distribution of standardized incidence ratios (SIRs) for Connecticut's 169 towns for 18,382 cancers diagnosed in 1995-2000 at sites most strongly associated with tobacco and/or ..
  89. ncbi Host-feeding patterns of potential mosquito vectors in Connecticut, U.S.A.: molecular analysis of bloodmeals from 23 species of Aedes, Anopheles, Culex, Coquillettidia, Psorophora, and Uranotaenia
    Goudarz Molaei
    The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, 123 Huntingon St, P O Box 1106, New Haven, CT 06504, USA
    J Med Entomol 45:1143-51. 2008
    ..Blood-fed mosquitoes were collected from 91 different sites throughout Connecticut over a 6-yr period (June-October 2002-2007), and the host-feeding patterns of 23 mosquito species representing ..
  90. pmc Mosquito surveillance for West Nile virus in Connecticut, 2000: isolation from Culex pipiens, Cx. restuans, Cx. salinarius, and Culiseta melanura
    T G Andreadis
    Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, 123 Huntington Street, New Haven, CT 06504, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 7:670-4. 2001
    ..Cs. melanura could be important in the circulation of WN virus among birds in sylvan environments; Cx. salinarius is a suspected vector of WN virus to humans and horses...
  91. ncbi Preventing pressure ulcers in Connecticut hospitals by using the plan-do-study-act model of quality improvement
    Courtney H Lyder
    University of Virginia School of Nursing, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Saf 30:205-14. 2004
    Seventeen hospitals and the Peer Review Organization of Connecticut (Qualidigm) attempted to increase early identification of high-risk patients and utilization of pressure ulcer preventive measures.
  92. ncbi Hospital admissions syndromic surveillance--Connecticut, October 2001-June 2004
    James L Hadler
    Infectious Diseases Division, Connecticut Department of Public Health, Hartford, Connecticut 06134 0308, USA
    MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 54:169-73. 2005
    The Connecticut Department of Public Health (CDPH) has continuously monitored daily nonelective hospital admissions through a syndromic surveillance reporting system (HASS) since September 2001...
  93. pmc An outcome evaluation of the SOS Suicide Prevention Program
    Robert H Aseltine
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Community Health, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:446-51. 2004
    ..We examined the effectiveness of the Signs of Suicide (SOS) prevention program in reducing suicidal behavior...
  94. ncbi Early syphilis among men in Connecticut: epidemiologic and spatial patterns
    Linda M Niccolai
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health and Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS, School of Public Health, Yale University, 60 College Street, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 34:183-7. 2007
    The objective of this study was to describe the epidemiology of early syphilis among men in Connecticut, a moderate-prevalence region, in 2004.
  95. ncbi The association between history of violence and HIV risk: a cross-sectional study of HIV-negative incarcerated women in Connecticut
    Anita Ravi
    Atlanta, GA, USA
    Womens Health Issues 17:210-6. 2007
    ..sex with male primary and nonprimary (male or female) sexual partners among a sample of HIV negative female inmates (n = 1,588) housed in Connecticut's sole correctional facility for women between November 1994 and October 1996.
  96. ncbi Multiple psychotropic pharmacotherapy among child and adolescent enrollees in Connecticut Medicaid managed care
    Andres Martin
    Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 7900, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 54:72-7. 2003
    ..The authors sought to determine the prevalence, patterns, and demographic correlates of multiple psychotropic pharmacotherapy in a statewide sample of low-income children and adolescents in community-based clinical care...
  97. ncbi Current and lifetime psychiatric illness among inmates not identified as acutely mentally ill at intake in Connecticut's jails
    Robert L Trestman
    Center for Correctional Mental Health Services Research, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 5386, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 35:490-500. 2007
    ..lifetime psychiatric illness among inmates not identified as acutely mentally ill at intake into all five of Connecticut's adult jails (four male facilities and one female facility)...
  98. ncbi Spatiotemporal analysis of epizootic raccoon rabies propagation in Connecticut, 1991-1995
    B T Lucey
    Department of Biology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30345, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 2:77-86. 2002
    ..Using the time-of-first-appearance of raccoon rabies across the 169 townships in Connecticut, we estimated local spatial variation in township-to-township transmission rate using Trend Surface Analysis (..
  99. pmc Temporal correlations between tick abundance and prevalence of ticks infected with Borrelia burgdorferi and increasing incidence of Lyme disease
    K C Stafford
    Department of Entomology, The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, New Haven 06504 1106, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 36:1240-4. 1998
    ..the principal vector for the Lyme disease agent, Borrelia burgdorferi, in Old Lyme, Lyme, and East Haddam, Connecticut, was compared with the incidence of reported human Lyme disease in the 12-town area around the Connecticut ..
  100. pmc Role of human polyomaviruses in respiratory tract disease in young children
    Rachel L Wattier
    Department of Pediatrics, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8064, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:1766-8. 2008
    ..215). WU virus was detected in 26/367 (7.1%) symptomatic and 6/96 (6.3%) asymptomatic children (p = 1.00). These human polyomaviruses may not independently cause respiratory tract disease in young children...
  101. ncbi Modeling the spatial distribution of mosquito vectors for West Nile virus in Connecticut, USA
    Maria A Diuk-Wasser
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8034, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 6:283-95. 2006
    ..developed logistic regression models for five mosquito species implicated as the most likely vectors of WNV in Connecticut. Using data from 32 traps in Fairfield County from 2001 to 2003, the models were developed to predict high and ..

Research Grants75

  1. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 8
    Javier Crespo; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..This contract is for the RML for Region 8, which is located within and provides services to the states of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont...
  2. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 8
    Javier Crespo; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..This contract is for the RML for Region 8, which is located within and provides services to the states of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont...
  3. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 8
    Javier Crespo; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This contract is for the RML for Region 8, which is located within and provides services to the states of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont...
  4. Needle-Implantable, Wireless Multi-Sensor for Continuous Glucose Monitoring
    Santhisagar Vaddiraju; Fiscal Year: 2010
    Background: Over the past five years, the University of Connecticut together with its start-up spin-off corporation (Biorasis Inc.) has been developing a totally implantable biosensor platform (0.5 mm x 0...
  5. Continuation of FERN Activities at the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Statio
    LAURIE J PETERSON-WRIGHT; Fiscal Year: 2013
    CONTINUATION OF FERN ACTIVITIES AT THE CONNECTICUT AGRICULTURAL EXPERIMENT STATION (CAES) Contamination of the food supply from chemical terrorism or adulteration is an ongoing threat...
  6. Community Ambulation Following Hip Fracture
    Jay Magaziner; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Three clinical sites (University of Maryland Baltimore;Arcadia University;University of Connecticut Health Center) will recruit a total of 300 community dwelling hip fracture patients (aged 65+) following ..
  7. Integrating Perioperative Care into the Treatment of Hypertension
    ROBERT SCHONBERGER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The Yale University School of Medicine and the Veterans Administration (VA) Healthcare System in West Haven, Connecticut provide robust and complementary resources to faculty pursuing clinical research...
  8. Epidemiologic Study of Hepatocellular Carcinoma in the US
    Herbert Yu; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..susceptible factors are associated with HCC risk, we propose an epidemiologic study of HCC in the states of Connecticut and New Jersey...
  9. Flavonoids, esophageal/gastric cardia adenocarcinoma and Barretts Esophagus Risk
    Marilie D Gammon; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..risk from data that was collected as part of a multicenter, population-based case-control study conducted in Connecticut, New Jersey, and western Washington State...
  10. Traffic and Respiratory Health
    Brian P Leaderer; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..children and 2,300 women participated in our prospective cohort studies of respiratory health conducted in Connecticut and central Massachusetts, a region including areas that have been and remain in "non-attainment" with EPA air ..
  11. Meningioma: Risk Factors and Quality of Life
    Melissa L Bondy; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We propose to 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 ..
  12. Meningioma: Risk Factors and Quality of Life
    Peter M Black; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We propose to 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 ..
  13. Meningioma: Risk Factors and Quality of Life
    JOSEPH LEO WIEMELS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We propose to 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 ..
  14. Meningioma: Risk Factors and Quality of Life
    Joellen M Schildkraut; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We propose to 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 ..
  15. HIV Infection and Falls: Epidemiology and Risk Assessment
    Julie A Womack; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Environment: The facilities and resources provided by Yale and the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Connecticut are unparalleled. The Yale School of Nursing provides extensive support to faculty conducting clinical research...
  16. The Meningioma Consortium: Genome-Wide Association Study
    Elizabeth B Claus; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..case/control study of meningioma that includes 1600 cases and 1600 controls drawn from Massachusetts, Connecticut, North Carolina, California and Texas...
  17. Genes, Home Allergens and Asthma in Puerto Rican Children
    JUAN CARLOS CELEDON; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Puerto Rican children with asthma (cases) and 500 Puerto Rican children without asthma (controls) in Hartford, Connecticut. To begin to identify genetic factors influencing asthma in Puerto Ricans, we will genotype single nucleotide ..
  18. Connecticut Emerging Infections Program
    MATTHEW LEWIS CARTTER; Fiscal Year: 2011
    The Connecticut Emerging Infections Program (CT EIP) is a collaborative effort involving the CT Dept of Public Health (DPH) and the Yale University School of Medicine (Yale EIP). The DPH is the lead agency for this cooperative agreement...
  19. Barriers in Translating Genomic Research into State Public Health Programs
    Laura Senier; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..in-depth interviews, and archival analysis of state public health genetics activities n four states (Michigan, Connecticut, New York, and Utah). Dr...
  20. COOPERATIVE MULTICENTER REPRODUCTIVE MEDICINE NETWORK
    Christos Coutifaris; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..me mentioned that in the present application, we propose to continue our collaboration with the University of Connecticut Infertility program, which is the largest program in Connecticut and includes a CREST program graduate. Dr...
  21. Connecticut Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory
    GUILLERMO ROBERTO RISATTI; Fiscal Year: 2013
    Project Summary The Connecticut Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory at the University of Connecticut (CVMDL) is fully accredited by AAVLD and a member of the FDA CVM Vet-LRN and USDA's NAHLN...
  22. Case Control Study of Pancreas Cancer in Shanghai, China
    Harvey A Risch; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..will also be compared to the same variables in our ongoing similar population-based pancreas cancer study in Connecticut. Understanding the etiology of pancreas cancer will help to provide direction for modifying individual ..
  23. Family Planning & Preconception HIV testing
    LINDA E HOCK LONG; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..To support attainment of the study aims, Deborah Cornman, PhD, a key member of the University of Connecticut's Center for Health, Intervention, and Prevention team that developed Options, will serve as a co-..
  24. Exercise in Smoking Cessation in Postmenopausal Women
    CHERYL ANN ONCKEN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Study sites will include The University of Connecticut Health Center and the University of Minnesota...
  25. Unintentional Prescription Opioid Poisoning Deaths in Connecticut and Rhode Islan
    Traci C Green; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..is to explore the utility and effectiveness of two statewide prescription monitoring programs (PMPs), in Connecticut (CT) and Rhode Island (RI), in reducing prescription opioid-involved accidental intoxication deaths among ..
  26. ASK, ADVISE, REFER: Promoting Pharmacy-based Referrals to Tobacco Quitlines
    Karen S Hudmon; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Community pharmacies in Connecticut (n=24) and Washington (n=24) will comprise the study population...
  27. Momba: A smartphone application to promote the mental health of new mothers
    MEGAN VEENEMA SMITH; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..A sample of mothers residing in New Haven, Connecticut and delivering a baby at Yale-New Haven Hospital will be provided with a web-enabled phone (or "smartphone"), ..
  28. PS07-003, Minority HIV/AIDS Research Initiative
    SILVIA AMESTY; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..g, New Jersey, California, Connecticut, Minnesota, Rhode Island, and Maine).
  29. Hazardous Material Worker Health and Safety Training (U45) Cooperative Agreement
    Craig Slatin; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..and national H&S movement by supporting and strengthening the capacity of the COSH organizations in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island as essential resources for high quality, technically accurate, ..
  30. Environment, Gene and Testicular Cancer Risk
    Tongzhang Zheng; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The proposed case-control study of testicular cancer in Connecticut and Massachusetts will investigate the hypotheses that: 1) exposure to organochlorine compounds increases ..
  31. The Role of Alternative Splicing Factor Sfrs10 in Neural Development
    Rahul N Kanadia; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The production of such a mouse has been initiated at the University of Connecticut, where I will begin my position as an assistant professor on August I'S 2010...
  32. The Effect of Bromelain on CD4+ T Cell Function in Asthma
    ERIC RICHARD SECOR; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Dr. Secor has successfully completed a NIH/NCCAM F32 Post Doctoral Fellowship at the University of Connecticut Health Center in the Department of Immunology...
  33. Enhanced Evaluation of Second Stage Translational Research
    TERRENCE EDWARD MURPHY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Aim 1 will introduce the use of multivariate spatial methods to refine the evaluation of the Connecticut Collaboration for Fall Prevention (CCFP)...
  34. Injury and Recovery Following Intracerebral Hemorrhage: the Roles of Inflammatory
    MATTHEW DENNIS HAMMOND; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Hammond, a Ph.D. candidate in the Biomedical Science program at the University of Connecticut Health Center...
  35. Genetics of Anxiety Disorders
    Joel Gelernter; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..At VA Connecticut, we will collect 120 new SSADDA-ascertained DSM-IV PD and SocP subjects yearly, a total of 480 subjects - a ..
  36. Comparative Effectiveness and Feasibility of SBIRT in a General Dental Clinic
    Thomas F Babor; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..including at-risk alcohol users) will be recruited from the general dentistry clinic at the University of Connecticut Health Center...
  37. Southern Oncology Network on Adverse Reactions (SONAR) - Focus on Tyrosine Kinase
    RICHARD MICHAEL SCHULZ; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..sub-award from ERG assisting FDA's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, our collaboration with former Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal that decreased the time-lag between thalidomide-sADR identification and ..
  38. Yale/NIDA Neuroproteomics Research Center
    KENNETH ROBERT WILLIAMS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Faculty members from Yale and other institutions (Univ. Chicago, Univ. Connecticut, Rockefeller Univ., Stanford Univ., Univ...
  39. Optical Coherence Tomography Based Freeze Drying Microscopy
    Mircea Mujat; Fiscal Year: 2010
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI) in collaboration with the University of Connecticut, School of Pharmacy (UConn), proposes to develop an advanced freeze-drying microscopy (FDM) system for determining ..
  40. Building collaborative research infrastructure to reduce oral health disparities
    Jean J Schensul; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..disparities in oral health among older low income and minority community dwelling adults residing in Central Connecticut by building critically needed, collaborative Community - University of Connecticut research infrastructure...
  41. Acquisition of 700 MHz NMR for Automated Chemical/Peptide Library Screening
    Dale F Mierke; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..University of Vermont Medical School, University of Massachusetts, University of Montreal, and University of Connecticut Health Science Center...
  42. Neuroscience Training at University of Connecticut Health Center
    ELIZABETH A EIPPER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This is the continuing goal of the 33 faculty associated with the University of Connecticut Health Center Training Program in Neuroscience...
  43. Evidence-Based Pain Intervention for Veterans: Leveraging Mobile &Social Media
    Sara S Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..for formative focus groups (n=60);usability testing (n=20);and a pilot test (n=50) will be recruited from VA Connecticut Healthcare System...
  44. Climate Change and Patterns of Vector-borne Disease: development of translational
    Leonard E Munstermann; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..4. The new curricula will be disseminated first in selected sites in Connecticut and then at education centers in Texas, Oregon, and California...
  45. Near Infrared Diffused Light Imaging with Ultrasound Guidance: Predicting Neoadju
    Quing Zhu; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..the recruitment of approximately 80 patients who are undergoing NAC at the Hartford Hospital, the University of Connecticut Health Center, and the Waterbury Hospital;and 3) Perform data analysis a) to determine the best time-window to ..
  46. Achieving a Nationally Integrated Food Safety System: ISO/IEC 17025 Accreditati
    Jason C White; Fiscal Year: 2013
    Achieving a Nationally Integrated Food Safety System: ISO/IEC 17025 Accreditation at the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station (CAES) Project Summary- The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station (CAES) Department of Analytical ..
  47. Deep sequencing studies for cannabis and stimulant dependence
    Kirk C Wilhelmsen; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..cohorts were ascertained as part of the Mission Indian Study (PI Cindy Ehlers), the combined Yale-University of Connecticut Addiction Study samples (PI Joel Gelernter) and the San Francisco Family Study (PI Kirk Wilhelmsen)...
  48. Optical Coherence Tomography Based Freeze Drying Microscopy
    Mircea Mujat; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI), in collaboration with the University of Connecticut (UConn), proposes to develop the 2nd generation of an advanced 3D freeze-drying microscopy (FDM) system to advance ..
  49. Renovation of UCHC's Center for Laboratory Animal Care Core Facilities
    MARC E LALANDE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The University of Connecticut Health Center (UCHC), located in Farmington, Connecticut, serves as the State's center for biomedical research, clinical care, and the public education and research ..
  50. Cancer Screening Behavior in Hispanic/Latinas Living in the Northeast United Stat
    Beth A Jones; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..among recent immigrants, we propose to establish a cohort of 1,600 H/L women, ages 40-75, living in Connecticut, and to study their screening experience over a 2-4 year period...
  51. Cranberry Capsules for Prevention of UTI in Nursing Home Residents
    Manisha Juthani-Mehta; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..double-blind, randomized, controlled trial of two oral cranberry capsules per day versus placebo in a cohort of Connecticut female nursing home residents over 12 months...
  52. Comparative effectiveness in older cancer patients: age versus health status
    LINDA KROGH HAROOTYAN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Bellizzi, PhD, University of Connecticut, Human Development and Family Studies...
  53. Regulation and Function of Intermediate Filaments in Cell Mechanics
    Robert D Goldman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..P. Burkhard, University of Connecticut, will use biophysical techniques and X-ray crystallography to determine the structure and biophysical ..
  54. IMPACT OF A PROTEIN SUPPLEMENT ON BONE MASS IN OLDER WOMEN
    KARL LEONARD INSOGNA; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..supplementation trial using the General Clinical Research Centers at Yale University and the University of Connecticut Health Center. Two hundred healthy women at least 60 yrs. of age will be recruited from central Connecticut...
  55. Alcohol Use in College Students:Cognition and fMRI
    Godfrey D Pearlson; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..2000 18-21 year old first-year students (50% male) from 2 demographically distinct local colleges in CT;Central Connecticut State University and Trinity College...
  56. Research Training in Functional Disability Interventions
    Morris D Bell; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..researchers who are full professors and have access to extensive research and training resources at both the VA Connecticut Healthcare System and Yale School of Medicine, 9 program faculty who are Associate Professors or higher, and a ..
  57. The role of DISC 1 in synapse formation &function in the developing neocortex
    Brady J Maher; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..The applicant as the commitment of resources and expertise from the Univ. of Connecticut, Dept. of Physiology and Neurobiology...
  58. Skeletal, Craniofacial and Oral Biology Training Grant
    ALAN GORDON LURIE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..of the Institutional Training Program in Skeletal, Craniofacial and Oral Biology (SCOB) at the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine...
  59. Moving Alcoholism Treatment Behavioral Therapies from the Lab to the Community
    Victor M Hesselbrock; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..provided by applicant): The Alcohol Research Center in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine is seeking resources for the recruitment of a clinical / translational investigator with ..
  60. Targeting Myeloid Populations to Reduce Injury after Intracerebral Hemorrhage
    Lauren H Sansing; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..proposal outlines the training of Lauren Sansing, MD, an Assistant Professor in Neurology at the University of Connecticut Health Center, from mentored to independent translational researcher...
  61. Maternal Influence on the Development of Allergy in Offspring
    Adam P Matson; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The applicant has recently completed fellowship training in Neonatology at the University of Connecticut Health Center...
  62. Ecological and Health Consequences of the Vietnam War
    Linda Schwartz; Fiscal Year: 2001
    This 2.5 day symposium, will be held on September 14-16, 2001, on the campus of Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. This program will focus on the interaction of war, environment, human health, and public policy as they pertain ..
  63. HAIR DYE USE AND RISK OF NONHODGKINS LYMPHOMA
    Tongzhang Zheng; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..b>Connecticut, one of the states with the greatest increase in NHL incidence, has one of the highest NHL incidence rates in ..
  64. ORGANOCHLORINE COMPOUNDS AND RISK OF BREAST CANCER
    Tongzhang Zheng; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..In Connecticut, the incidence rate of female breast cancer has been increasing during the past several decades, particularly ..
  65. Prevention of Lyme Disease in Connecticut
    Matthew Cartter; Fiscal Year: 2007
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The emergence of Lyme disease (LD) as a public health problem in Connecticut over the last 28 years is due to the increased risk of tick bites among persons who live increasingly in suburban and rural ..
  66. HIV PREVENTION TRIAL UNIT (HPTU)
    Irving Hoffman; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The investigators propose to enroll into HPTN protocols suitable individuals residing in Connecticut, Brooklyn and St. Petersburg, Russia...
  67. Psychiatric Disorder in Dying Patients & Their Survivors
    Selby Jacobs; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..eg, spouses, adult children; N=3 00), will be recruited from cancer clinics at Yale, the Veterans Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System, and Memorial Sloan-Kettering...
  68. WORK AND BLOOD LEAD RELATIONSHIPS AMONG BRIDGE WORKERS
    S Hammond; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Recently an intervention program developed to eliminate high blood lead levels in Connecticut bridge construction workers was shown to be effective. (Vork et. al., submitted) (Appendix A)...
  69. Genetics of Maxillary/Mandibular Discrepancies
    Linda Krebs; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Andrew Arnold at the University of Connecticut Health Center...
  70. LONG TERM OUTCOMES FOR WOMEN WITH BREAST CA IN SITU
    Elizabeth Claus; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The study population includes all cases of female BCIS diagnosed among residents of the state of Connecticut from September 15, 1994 to March 14, 1998 as well as a series of random-digit-dial controls also selected from ..
  71. Accelerated Osteoarthritis in the TMJ of Biglycan/Fibromodulin DKO Mice
    Sunil Wadhwa; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..by applicant): The K22 award proposal is for four years of the faculty transition phase at the University of Connecticut Health Center (UCHC) School of Dental Medicine...
  72. SHIPYARD ASBESTOS DISEASE: MORTALITY EXPERIENCE
    Irving Selikoff; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..A previous field survey of 1,000 current employees in the yard (Groton, Connecticut) showed a very high incidence of asbestosis in chest films, establishing that asbestos exposure had been common ..
  73. A Healthy Transition for Newly Released HIV-Infected Prisoners
    Michael Copenhaver; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..2001; Mostashari, et al., 1998). HIV prevalence varies by geography, with the highest rate in the northeast. Connecticut has the second highest HIV prevalence (2nd only to New York) among prisoners nationally; it houses ..
  74. New antibiotics targeting fatty acid biosynthesis
    NIGEL PRIESTLEY; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..have promise through: Aim 1: Leveraging the synthetic experience of the Wright group at The University of Connecticut we will generate a select array of platensimycin/platencin analogs using the cyclocondensation of furan and ..