Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2018 Use of Medicare Claims Data for the Identification of Myocardial Infarction: The Reasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke Study.Medical Care.  56:1051-1059. 2018
2018 A National Study of U.S. Emergency Departments: Racial Disparities in Hospitalizations for Heart FailureAmerican Journal of Preventive Medicine.  55:S31-S39. 2018
2018 Is Rheumatoid Arthritis a Cardiovascular Risk-Equivalent to Diabetes Mellitus?Arthritis Care and Research.  70:1694-1699. 2018
2018 Low Utilization of Beta-Blockers Among Medicare Beneficiaries Hospitalized for Heart Failure With Reduced Ejection Fraction.Journal of Cardiac Failure2018
2018 2017 ACC/AHA Blood Pressure Treatment Guideline Recommendations and Cardiovascular Risk.Journal of the American College of Cardiology.  72:1187-1197. 2018
2018 Tocilizumab and the risk for cardiovascular disease: a direct comparison among biologic disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs for rheumatoid arthritis patients.Arthritis Care and Research2018
2018 Development of algorithms for identifying fatal cardiovascular disease in Medicare claims.Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety.  27:740-750. 2018
2018 Association of Neighborhood Socioeconomic Status With Risk of Infection and Sepsis.Clinical Infectious Diseases.  66:1940-1947. 2018
2018 Distracted Driving and Risk of Crash or Near-crash Involvement among Older Drivers using Naturalistic Driving Data with a Case-crossover Study Design.Journals of Gerontology, Series A2018
2018 Healthcare Utilization and Statin Re-Initiation Among Medicare Beneficiaries With a History of Myocardial Infarction.Journal of the American Heart Association : Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease.  7. 2018
2018 Causes and Temporal Patterns of 30-Day Readmission Among Older Adults Hospitalized With Heart Failure With Preserved or Reduced Ejection Fraction.Journal of the American Heart Association : Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease.  7. 2018
2018 N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide and microsize myocardial infarction risk in the reasons for geographic and racial differences in stroke study.BMC Cardiovascular Disorders.  18:66. 2018
2018 PCSK9 Variants, Low-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol, and Neurocognitive Impairment: Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke Study (REGARDS).Circulation.  137:1260-1269. 2018
2018 Fine particulate matter and incident coronary heart disease in the REGARDS cohort.American Heart Journal.  197:94-102. 2018
2018 General cognitive impairment as a risk factor for motor vehicle collision involvement: a prospective population-based study.Geriatrics.  3. 2018
2018 Unmet Patient Need in Statin Intolerance: the Clinical Characteristics and Management.Cardiovascular Drugs and Therapy.  32:29-36. 2018
2018 WIC Cash Value Voucher Redemption Behavior in Jefferson County, Alabama, and Its Association With Fruit and Vegetable Consumption.American Journal of Health Promotion.  32:325-333. 2018
2018 Association of functional and structural social support with medication adherence among individuals treated for coronary heart disease risk factors: Findings from the REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) study.PLoS ONE.  13:e0198578. 2018
2017 Barriers to Beta-Blocker Use and Up-Titration Among Patients with Heart Failure with Reduced Ejection Fraction.Cardiovascular Drugs and Therapy.  31:559-564. 2017
2017 Impact of Driving Cessation on Trajectories of Life-Space Scores Among Community-Dwelling Older Adults.Journal of Applied Gerontology.  36:1433-1452. 2017
2017 Statin Discontinuation, Reinitiation, and Persistence Patterns Among Medicare Beneficiaries After Myocardial Infarction: A Cohort Study.Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes.  10. 2017
2017 Medical therapy following hospitalization for heart failure with reduced ejection fraction and association with discharge to long-term care: a cross-sectional analysis of the REasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) population.BMC Cardiovascular Disorders.  17:249. 2017
2017 PCSK9 Loss-of-Function Variants, Low-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol, and Risk of Coronary Heart Disease and Stroke: Data From 9 Studies of Blacks and Whites.Circulation: Cardiovascular Genetics.  10:e001632. 2017
2017 Black-White Differences in Incident Fatal, Nonfatal, and Total Coronary Heart Disease.Circulation.  136:152-166. 2017
2017 Insurance, self-reported medication adherence and LDL cholesterol: The REasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke study.International Journal of Cardiology.  236:462-465. 2017
2017 Visual Sensory and Visual-Cognitive Function and Rate of Crash and Near-Crash Involvement Among Older Drivers Using Naturalistic Driving Data.Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science.  58:2959-2967. 2017
2017 Anticoagulation Control in Patients With Ventricular Assist Devices.ASAIO Journal.  63:759-765. 2017
2017 Comparison of Expert Adjudicated Coronary Heart Disease and Cardiovascular Disease Mortality With the National Death Index: Results From the REasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) Study.Journal of the American Heart Association : Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease.  6. 2017
2017 Risk of Acute Coronary Heart Disease After Sepsis Hospitalization in the REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) Cohort.Clinical Infectious Diseases.  65:29-36. 2017
2017 Body image and dissatisfaction among rural Deep South African American women in a weight loss intervention.Journal of Health Psychology.  1359105317694489. 2017
2017 Chocolate intake and incidence of heart failure: Findings from the Cohort of Swedish Men.American Heart Journal.  183:18-23. 2017
2017 Heat Maps of Hypertension, Diabetes Mellitus, and Smoking in the Continental United States.Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes.  10. 2017
2017 Perceived Barriers and Facilitators of Farm-to-Consumer Retail Outlet Use Among Participants of the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) in Alabama.Journal of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition.  12:237-250. 2017
2016 Cholesterol levels and long-term rates of community-acquired sepsis.Critical Care.  20:408. 2016
2016 Diabetes, diabetes severity, and coronary heart disease risk equivalence: REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS).American Heart Journal.  181:43-51. 2016
2016 Comparative effects of biologics on cardiovascular risk among older patients with rheumatoid arthritis.Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases.  75:1813-1818. 2016
2016 Linkage of a Population-Based Cohort With Primary Data Collection to Medicare Claims: The Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke Study.American Journal of Epidemiology.  184:532-544. 2016
2016 Mediterranean diet score and left ventricular structure and function: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis.American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.  104:595-602. 2016
2016 Comparison of Length of Stay, 30-Day Mortality, and 30-Day Readmission Rates in Medicare Patients With Heart Failure and With Reduced Versus Preserved Ejection Fraction.American Journal of Cardiology.  118:79-85. 2016
2016 Farm-to-Consumer Retail Outlet Use, Fruit and Vegetable Intake, and Obesity Status among WIC Program Participants in Alabama.Health values.  40:446-454. 2016
2016 Burden of Coronary Heart Disease Rehospitalizations Following Acute Myocardial Infarction in Older Adults.Cardiovascular Drugs and Therapy.  30:323-331. 2016
2016 Short-Term Risk of Serious Fall Injuries in Older Adults Initiating and Intensifying Treatment With Antihypertensive Medication.Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes.  9:222-229. 2016
2016 Multiple Healthful Dietary Patterns and Type 2 Diabetes in the Women's Health Initiative.American Journal of Epidemiology.  183:622-633. 2016
2016 Derivation of Novel Risk Prediction Scores for Community-Acquired Sepsis and Severe Sepsis.Critical Care Medicine.  44:1285-1294. 2016
2016 Driving with pets and motor vehicle collision involvement among older drivers: A prospective population-based study.Accident Analysis and Prevention.  88:169-174. 2016
2016 Rates of Atrial Fibrillation in Black Versus White Patients With Pacemakers.Journal of the American Heart Association : Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease.  5. 2016
2016 Association of Serum Lipids and Coronary Heart Disease in Contemporary Observational Studies.Circulation.  133:256-264. 2016
2016 Comparative Risk of Hospitalized Infection Associated With Biologic Agents in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Enrolled in Medicare.Arthritis and Rheumatology.  68:56-66. 2016
2016 Pre-operative echocardiography among patients with coronary artery disease in the United States Veterans Affairs healthcare system: A retrospective cohort study.BMC Cardiovascular Disorders.  16:173. 2016
2015 Predictors of thromboembolic events in patients with ventricular assist deviceASAIO Journal.  61:640-647. 2015
2015 Optimal use of available claims to identify a Medicare population free of coronary heart disease.American Journal of Epidemiology.  182:808-819. 2015
2015 Predictors of Thromboembolic Events in Patients with Ventricular Assist Device.ASAIO Journal.  61:640-647. 2015
2015 Visit-to-Visit Variability of Blood Pressure and Coronary Heart Disease, Stroke, Heart Failure, and Mortality: A Cohort Study.Annals of Internal Medicine.  163:329-338. 2015
2015 Trends in mortality and recurrent coronary heart disease events after an acute myocardial infarction among Medicare beneficiaries, 2001-2009.American Heart Journal.  170:249-255. 2015
2015 Characteristics and prognosis of acute myocardial infarction by discharge diagnosis: the Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke study.Annals of Epidemiology.  25:499-504.e1. 2015
2015 Hospital variations in severe sepsis mortality.American Journal of Medical Quality.  30:328-336. 2015
2015 Association between neighborhood disadvantage and hypertension prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control in older adults: results from the University of Alabama at Birmingham Study of Aging.American Journal of Public Health.  105:1181-1188. 2015
2015 Risk of hospitalised infection in rheumatoid arthritis patients receiving biologics following a previous infection while on treatment with anti-TNF therapy.Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases.  74:1065-1071. 2015
2015 Alcohol and incident heart failure among middle-aged and elderly men: cohort of Swedish men.Circulation: Heart Failure.  8:422-427. 2015
2015 Correlates of self-reported dietary cruciferous vegetable intake and urinary isothiocyanate from two cohorts in China.Public Health Nutrition.  18:1237-1244. 2015
2015 Risks of herpes zoster in patients with rheumatoid arthritis according to biologic disease-modifying therapy.Arthritis Care and Research.  67:731-736. 2015
2015 Statin use following hospitalization among Medicare beneficiaries with a secondary discharge diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction.Journal of the American Heart Association : Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease.  4. 2015
2015 Underutilization of high-intensity statin therapy after hospitalization for coronary heart disease.Journal of the American College of Cardiology.  65:270-277. 2015
2015 Ability of low antihypertensive medication adherence to predict statin discontinuation and low statin adherence in patients initiating treatment after a coronary eventAmerican Journal of Cardiology.  114:826-831. 2015
2015 Fruit and vegetable intake and rate of heart failure: a population-based prospective cohort of women.European Journal of Heart Failure.  17:20-26. 2015
2014 Visit-to-visit variability of blood pressure and cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality: a systematic review and meta-analysis.Hypertension.  64:965-982. 2014
2014 Ability of low antihypertensive medication adherence to predict statin discontinuation and low statin adherence in patients initiating treatment after a coronary event.American Journal of Cardiology.  114:826-831. 2014
2014 Declines in coronary heart disease incidence and mortality among middle-aged adults with and without diabetes.Annals of Epidemiology.  24:581-587. 2014
2014 Statin underuse and low prevalence of LDL-C control among U.S. adults at high risk of coronary heart disease.American Journal of the Medical Sciences.  348:108-114. 2014
2014 Derivation of a tuberculosis screening rule for sub-Saharan African prisons.International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease.  18:774-780. 2014
2014 The effect of previous traumatic injury on homicide risk.Journal of Forensic Sciences.  59:986-990. 2014
2014 Effect of sustaining lifestyle modifications (nonsmoking, weight reduction, physical activity, and mediterranean diet) after healing of myocardial infarction, percutaneous intervention, or coronary bypass (from the REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke Study).American Journal of Cardiology.  113:1933-1940. 2014
2014 Secular changes in rates of coronary heart disease, fatal coronary heart disease, and out-of-hospital fatal coronary heart disease.International Journal of Cardiology.  174:436-439. 2014
2014 Procedures for assessing psychological predictors of injuries in circus artists: a pilot prospective study.BMC Medical Research Methodology.  14:77. 2014
2014 Effect of chlorthalidone, amlodipine, and lisinopril on visit-to-visit variability of blood pressure: results from the Antihypertensive and Lipid-Lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Trial.Journal of Clinical Hypertension.  16:323-330. 2014
2014 Claims-based algorithms for identifying Medicare beneficiaries at high estimated risk for coronary heart disease events: a cross-sectional study.BMC Health Services Research.  14:195. 2014
2014 Validation of the atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease Pooled Cohort risk equations.Journal of the American Medical Association.  311:1406-1415. 2014
2014 The effects of weight loss and salt reduction on visit-to-visit blood pressure variability: results from a multicenter randomized controlled trial.Journal of Hypertension.  32:840-848. 2014
2014 Effect of change in systolic blood pressure between clinic visits on estimated 10-year cardiovascular disease risk.Journal of the American Society of Hypertension.  8:159-165. 2014
2014 The effect of trauma care on the temporal distribution of homicide mortality in Jefferson County, Alabama.American Surgeon.  80:253-260. 2014
2014 Cruciferous vegetables, glutathione S-transferase polymorphisms, and the risk of colorectal cancer among Chinese men.Annals of Epidemiology.  24:44-49. 2014
2014 Visit-to-visit variability of blood pressure and cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality a systematic review and meta-analysisHypertension.  64:965-982. 2014
2013 Fruit and vegetable intake and the risk of colorectal cancer: results from the Shanghai Men's Health Study.Cancer Causes and Control.  24:1935-1945. 2013
2013 Mediterranean and DASH diet scores and mortality in women with heart failure: The Women's Health Initiative.Circulation: Heart Failure.  6:1116-1123. 2013
2013 Association between sleep and breast cancer incidence among postmenopausal women in the Women's Health Initiative.SLEEP.  36:1437-1444. 2013
2013 Relationships between metrics of visit-to-visit variability of blood pressure.Journal of Human Hypertension.  27:589-593. 2013
2013 Trends in the prevalence, awareness, treatment and control of high low density lipoprotein-cholesterol among United States adults from 1999-2000 through 2009-2010.American Journal of Cardiology.  112:664-670. 2013
2013 Development and evaluation of a self-report tool to predict low pharmacy refill adherence in elderly patients with uncontrolled hypertension.Pharmacotherapy: The Journal of Human Pharmacology and Drug Therapy.  33:798-811. 2013
2013 Risk for recurrent coronary heart disease and all-cause mortality among individuals with chronic kidney disease compared with diabetes mellitus, metabolic syndrome, and cigarette smokers.American Heart Journal.  166:373-380.e2. 2013
2013 Visit-to-visit variability of blood pressure: current knowledge and future research directions.Blood Pressure Monitoring.  18:232-238. 2013
2013 Calcium, magnesium and potassium intake and mortality in women with heart failure: the Women's Health Initiative.British Journal of Nutrition.  110:179-185. 2013
2013 Total antioxidant capacity of diet and risk of heart failure: a population-based prospective cohort of women.American Journal of Medicine.  126:494-500. 2013
2013 Assessment tools for unrecognized myocardial infarction: a cross-sectional analysis of the REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke population.BMC Cardiovascular Disorders.  13:23. 2013
2013 Association between antihypertensive medication adherence and visit-to-visit variability of blood pressure.Journal of Clinical Hypertension.  15:112-117. 2013
2013 The contributions of unhealthy lifestyle factors to apparent resistant hypertension: findings from the Reasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) study.Journal of Hypertension.  31:370-376. 2013
2013 Cardioprotective medication use and risk factor control among US adults with unrecognized myocardial infarction: the REasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) study.Vascular Health and Risk Management.  9:47-55. 2013
2013 High sodium:potassium intake ratio increases the risk for all-cause mortality: the REasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) study.Journal of Nutritional Science.  2:e13. 2013
2012 DASH eating pattern is associated with favorable left ventricular function in the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis.Journal of the American College of Nutrition.  31:401-407. 2012
2012 Blood pressure measurement device, number and timing of visits, and intra-individual visit-to-visit variability of blood pressure.Journal of Clinical Hypertension.  14:744-750. 2012
2012 Response to letter regarding article, habitual coffee consumption and risk of heart failure: A dose-response meta-analysisCirculation: Heart Failure.  5. 2012
2012 Total antioxidant capacity from diet and risk of myocardial infarction: a prospective cohort of women.American Journal of Medicine.  125:974-980. 2012
2012 α-Linolenic acid, linoleic acid and heart failure in women.British Journal of Nutrition.  108:1300-1306. 2012
2012 Changes in eye protection behavior following an occupational eye injury.Workplace Health and Safety.  60:393-400. 2012
2012 Prevalence and prognosis of unrecognized myocardial infarctions in chronic kidney disease.Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation.  27:3482-3488. 2012
2012 The epidemiology of chemical eye injuries.Current Eye Research.  37:787-793. 2012
2012 Habitual coffee consumption and risk of heart failure: a dose-response meta-analysis.Circulation: Heart Failure.  5:401-405. 2012
2012 Relations between QRS|T angle, cardiac risk factors, and mortality in the third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III).American Journal of Cardiology.  109:981-987. 2012
2012 Comparison of concurrent complications of CKD by 2 risk categorization systems.American Journal of Kidney Diseases.  59:372-381. 2012
2012 Within-visit variability of blood pressure and all-cause and cardiovascular mortality among US adults.Journal of Clinical Hypertension.  14:165-171. 2012
2012 A case-crossover study of risk factors for occupational eye injuries.Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.  54:42-47. 2012
2012 Transitional probability-based model for HPV clearance in HIV-1-positive adolescent females.PLoS ONE.  7:e30736. 2012
2011 Reproducibility of visit-to-visit variability of blood pressure measured as part of routine clinical care.Journal of Hypertension.  29:2332-2338. 2011
2011 The effect of rest days on injury rates.Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports.  21:e64-e71. 2011
2011 Baseline values of candidate urine acute kidney injury biomarkers vary by gestational age in premature infants.Pediatric Research.  70:302-306. 2011
2011 Development and validation of a self-assessment tool for albuminuria: results from the Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) Study.American Journal of Kidney Diseases.  58:196-205. 2011
2011 Coffee consumption and incidence of heart failure in women.Circulation: Heart Failure.  4:414-418. 2011
2011 Self-reported teenage body size and heart failure in adults ≥65years of age.International Journal of Cardiology.  149:401-402. 2011
2011 Ethnic differences in hypertension incidence among middle-aged and older adults: The multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosisHypertension.  57:1101-1107. 2011
2011 Ethnic differences in hypertension incidence among middle-aged and older adults: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis.Hypertension.  57:1101-1107. 2011
2011 Acute kidney injury reduces survival in very low birth weight infants.Pediatric Research.  69:354-358. 2011
2011 Multivitamin use and the risk of myocardial infarction: A population-based cohort of Swedish women (American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (2010) 92 (1251-1256))American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.  93:674. 2011
2011 Prevalence and Significance of Unrecognized Myocardial Infarctions with Stroke Risk: The REGARDS StudyStroke.  42:E102-E102. 2011
2011 Physical activity and onset of acute ischemic stroke: the stroke onset study.American Journal of Epidemiology.  173:330-336. 2011
2011 Invited commentary: dietary fiber, estradiol, and cholesterol.American Journal of Epidemiology.  173:157-159. 2011
2011 Response to letter regarding article, "chocolate intake and incidence of heart failure: A population-based, prospective study of middle-aged and elderly women"Circulation: Heart Failure.  4. 2011
2010 Low hemoglobin A1c and risk of all-cause mortality among US adults without diabetes.Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes.  3:661-667. 2010
2010 Multivitamin use and the risk of myocardial infarction: a population-based cohort of Swedish women.American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.  92:1251-1256. 2010
2010 Prospective population studies of incident heart failure without data on baseline left ventricular ejection fraction.Archives of Medical Science.  6:686-688. 2010
2010 Chocolate intake and incidence of heart failure: a population-based prospective study of middle-aged and elderly women.Circulation: Heart Failure.  3:612-616. 2010
2010 Fatty fish, marine omega-3 fatty acids and incidence of heart failure.European Journal of Clinical Nutrition.  64:587-594. 2010
2010 Dietary calcium and magnesium intake and mortality: a prospective study of men.American Journal of Epidemiology.  171:801-807. 2010
2010 Dietary glycaemic index, dietary glycaemic load and incidence of myocardial infarction in women.British Journal of Nutrition.  103:1049-1055. 2010
2010 Erratum: Dietary glycemic index, dietary glycemic load and mortality among men with established cardiovascular disease (European Journal of Clinical Nutrition (2009) 63 (552-557) DOI: 10.1038/sj.ejcn.1602970)European Journal of Clinical Nutrition.  64:439. 2010
2010 Can vitamin D supplementation improve physical function and quality of life in older patients with heart failure?Circulation: Heart Failure.  3:183-184. 2010
2010 Dietary glycemic index, dietary glycemic load, and incidence of heart failure events: a prospective study of middle-aged and elderly women.Journal of the American College of Nutrition.  29:65-71. 2010
2009 Relation of consistency with the dietary approaches to stop hypertension diet and incidence of heart failure in men aged 45 to 79 years.American Journal of Cardiology.  104:1416-1420. 2009
2009 Coffee consumption and risk of heart failure in men: an analysis from the Cohort of Swedish Men.American Heart Journal.  158:667-672. 2009
2009 Effects of myostatin deletion in aging mice.Aging Cell.  8:573-583. 2009
2009 Fish consumption, marine omega-3 fatty acids, and incidence of heart failure: a population-based prospective study of middle-aged and elderly men.European Heart Journal.  30:1495-1500. 2009
2009 The eating assessment table-an evidence-based nutrition tool for clinicians: background, description, future of tool.Critical Pathways in Cardiology: A Journal of Evidence-Based Medicine.  8:55-62. 2009
2009 Consistency with the DASH diet and incidence of heart failure.Archives of Internal Medicine -New Series-.  169:851-857. 2009
2009 Adiposity and incidence of heart failure hospitalization and mortality: a population-based prospective study.Circulation: Heart Failure.  2:202-208. 2009
2009 Dietary glycemic index, dietary glycemic load and mortality among men with established cardiovascular disease.European Journal of Clinical Nutrition.  63:552-557. 2009
2009 Pooled analysis of patients with thunderclap headache evaluated by CT and LP: is angiography necessary in patients with negative evaluations?Journal of the Neurological Sciences.  276:123-125. 2009
2009 Renal function predicts survival in patients with acute ischemic stroke.Cerebrovascular Diseases.  28:88-94. 2009
2008 Prevalent cocaine use and myocardial infarction.American Journal of Cardiology.  102:966-969. 2008
2008 Meta-analysis of the placebo response in ulcerative colitis.Digestive Diseases and Sciences.  53:875-891. 2008
2008 Dietary glycemic index, dietary glycemic load, blood lipids, and C-reactive protein.Metabolism.  57:437-443. 2008
2008 HbA1c measured in stored erythrocytes and mortality rate among middle-aged and older women.Diabetologia.  51:267-275. 2008
2008 Maternal smoking during pregnancy and child overweight: systematic review and meta-analysis.International Journal of Obesity.  32:201-210. 2008
2007 Dietary glycemic index, dietary glycemic load, and cardiovascular disease in middle-aged and older Swedish men.American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.  85:1521-1526. 2007
2007 Reproducibility and validity of dietary glycemic index, dietary glycemic load, and total carbohydrate intake in 141 Swedish men.American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.  85:548-553. 2007
2006 Effects of oral magnesium supplementation on glycaemic control in Type 2 diabetes: a meta-analysis of randomized double-blind controlled trials.Diabetic Medicine.  23:1050-1056. 2006
2005 Association between consumption of beer, wine, and liquor and plasma concentration of high-sensitivity C-reactive protein in women aged 39 to 89 years.American Journal of Cardiology.  96:83-88. 2005
2004 Is nondiabetic hyperglycemia a risk factor for cardiovascular disease? A meta-analysis of prospective studies.Archives of Internal Medicine -New Series-.  164:2147-2155. 2004

Investigator On

  • Prioritizing County-Level Social Determinants that Contribute to the Greater Burden of Diabetes and Hypertension in the US  awarded by National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention & Health Promo./CDC/DHHS 2017 - 2022
  • REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke-Myocardial Infarction-3  awarded by Cornell University 2017 - 2021
  • The Alabama Care Plan: Assessing the Impact of Regional Care Organizations on Diabetes Outcomes in a Sample of Alabama Medicaid Recipients  awarded by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2016 - 2021
  • Private Grant  awarded by AMGEN, INC. 2018 - 2019
  • Prenatal and Early Childhood Biomass Smoke Exposure and Child Neurodevelopment  awarded by National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences/NIH/DHHS 2014 - 2019
  • UAB Center for AIDS Research  awarded by National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2014 - 2019
  • UAB Center for AIDS Research - Biostats Core D  awarded by National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2014 - 2019
  • UAB Center for AIDS Research - Developmental Core B  awarded by National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2014 - 2019
  • Private Grant  awarded by AMGEN, INC. 2017 - 2018
  • Private Grant  awarded by AMGEN, INC. 2016 - 2018
  • Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) Study - Birmingham, Alabama Field Center  awarded by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute/NIH/DHHS 2013 - 2018
  • Particulate Matter and Black Carbon: Respiratory Health in Sri Lankan Children  awarded by UNIVERSITY OF KELANIYA 2013 - 2017
  • Private Grant  awarded by AMGEN, INC. 2015 - 2016
  • Private Grant  awarded by AMGEN, INC. 2016
  • Private Grant  awarded by AMGEN, INC. 2014 - 2015
  • Private Grant  awarded by AMGEN, INC. 2013 - 2014
  • Private Grant  awarded by AMGEN, INC. 2013 - 2014
  • Private Grant  awarded by AMGEN, INC. 2012 - 2013
  • Teaching Activities

  • EPI695 - Epidemiology Seminar (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • EPI790 - Doctoral Seminar (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • EPI799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • EPI699 - Project Research (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • EPI698 - Directed Research (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • EPI697 - Internship (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • EPI698 - Directed Research (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • EPI699 - Project Research (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • EPI799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • EPI697 - Internship (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • EPI799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • EPI799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • EPI681 - Special Topics in EPI (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • EPI699 - Project Research (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • EPI720 - Analysis of Follow-Up Studies (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • EPI799 - Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • EPI697 - Internship (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • EPI798 - Doctoral Directed Research (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • EPI799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • EPI798 - Doctoral Directed Research (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • EPI799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • EPI720 - Analysis of Follow-Up Studies (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • EPI798 - Doctoral Directed Research (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • EPI798 - Doctoral Directed Research (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • EPI798 - Doctoral Directed Research (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • EPI697 - Internship (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • EPI720 - Analysis of Follow-Up Studies (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • EPI798 - Doctoral Directed Research (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • EPI798 - Doctoral Directed Research (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • EPI798 - Doctoral Directed Research (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • EPI697 - Internship (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • EPI697 - Internship (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • EPI699 - Project Research (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • EPI720 - Analysis of Follow-Up Studies (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • EPI697 - Internship (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • EPI699 - Project Research (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • EPI798 - Doctoral Directed Research (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • EPI699 - Project Research (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • EPI799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • EPI699 - Project Research (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • EPI720 - Analysis of Follow-Up Studies (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • EPI799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • EPI799 - Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • EPI699 - Project Research (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • EPI699 - Project Research (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • EPI798 - Doctoral Directed Research (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • EPI720 - Analysis of Follow-Up Studies (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • EPI798 - Doctoral Directed Research (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • EPI798 - Doctoral Directed Research (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • EPI697 - Internship (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • EPI798 - Doctoral Directed Research (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • EPI720 - Analysis of Follow-Up Studies (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • EPI790 - Doctoral Seminar (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • Education And Training

  • Bachelor of Science or Mathematics in Chemistry, Brown University
  • Doctor of Science in Epidemiology, Harvard University
  • Master of Science in Epidemiology, Harvard University
  • Awards And Honors

    Full Name

  • Emily Levitan
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