Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

Year Title Altmetric
2021 Disparities in Kidney Stone Disease: A Scoping Review 2021
2021 Racial segregation and respiratory outcomes among urban black residents with and at risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary diseaseAmerican Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.  204:536-545. 2021
2021 Cessation of smoke exposure improves pediatric CF outcomes: Longitudinal analysis of CF Foundation Patient Registry dataJournal of Cystic Fibrosis.  20:618-624. 2021
2021 Tobacco smoke exposure limits the therapeutic benefit of tezacaftor/ivacaftor in pediatric patients with cystic fibrosisJournal of Cystic Fibrosis.  20:612-617. 2021
2021 Barriers and facilitators to bikeshare programs: A qualitative study in an urban environmentJournal of Transport and Health.  21. 2021
2021 The association of area deprivation and state child health with respiratory outcomes of pediatric patients with cystic fibrosis in the United StatesPediatric Pulmonology.  56:883-890. 2021
2021 Acute chest syndrome in pediatric sickle cell disease: Associations with racial composition and neighborhood deprivation 2021
2021 Social inequities and cystic fibrosis outcomes: we can do betterAnnals of the American Thoracic Society.  18:215-217. 2021
2021 A Mobile Health Platform for Self-Management of Pediatric Cystic Fibrosis: Qualitative Study of Adaptation to Stakeholder Needs and Integration in Clinical Settings (Preprint) 2021
2021 A mobile health platform for self-management of pediatric cystic fibrosis: Qualitative study of adaptation to stakeholder needs and integration in clinical settings 2021
2021 Dementia Care in Diverse Older Adults in the U.S. Deep South and the Rest of the United StatesJournal of Alzheimer's Disease.  83:1753-1765. 2021
2021 Exploring COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy Among Stakeholders in African American and Latinx Communities in the Deep South Through the Lens of the Health Belief ModelAmerican Journal of Health Promotion2021
2021 The Association Between Neighborhood Social Vulnerability and COVID-19 Testing, Positivity, and Incidence in Alabama and LouisianaJournal of Community Health2021
2020 Assessing Stress in Pregnancy and Postpartum: Comparing MeasuresMaternal and Child Health Journal.  24:1193-1201. 2020
2020 Tobacco smoke exposure and socioeconomic factors are independent predictors of pulmonary decline in pediatric cystic fibrosisJournal of Cystic Fibrosis.  19:783-790. 2020
2020 Tobacco smoke exposure in pediatric cystic fibrosis: A qualitative study of clinician and caregiver perspectives on smoking cessationPediatric Pulmonology.  55:2330-2340. 2020
2020 Residential instability, neighborhood deprivation, and pediatric asthma outcomesPediatric Pulmonology.  55:1340-1348. 2020
2020 Social risk factors for medication nonadherence: Findings from the CARDIA studyAmerican Journal of Health Behavior.  44:232-243. 2020
2020 The association between neighborhood socioeconomic disadvantage and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 2020
2020 The future of cystic fibrosis care: a global perspective 2020
2019 Using photovoice to explore social determinants of obesity in two underserved communities in the southeast 2019
2019 Area deprivation as a risk factor for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection in pediatric cystic fibrosis 2019
2019 The St. George's Respiratory Questionnaire Definition of Chronic Bronchitis May Be a Better Predictor of COPD Exacerbations Compared With the Classic DefinitionChest.  156:685-695. 2019
2019 Adherence to Pulmonary Rehabilitation in COPD: A QUALITATIVE EXPLORATION of PATIENT PERSPECTIVES on BARRIERS and FACILITATORS 2019
2019 Objective versus self-reported adherence to airway clearance therapy in cystic fibrosis 2019
2019 Perinatal Maternal Stress and Susceptibility to Infectious Diseases in Later Childhood: An Early Life Programming Perspective 2019
2018 Determinants of obesity in two urban CommUnities: PerCePtions anD CommUnity-Driven solUtionsEthnicity and Disease.  28:33-42. 2018
2017 Social Determinants of Adherence to Pulmonary Rehabilitation for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary DiseaseCOPD: Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.  14:610-617. 2017
2017 Bikeshare use in urban communities: Individual and neighborhood factorsEthnicity and Disease.  27:303-312. 2017
2017 Disparities in chronic medical conditions in the Mid-SouthEthnicity and Health.  22:196-208. 2017
2017 Does one size fit all? The role of body mass index and waist circumference in systemic inflammation in midlife by race and genderEthnicity and Health.  22:169-183. 2017
2017 Socio-Demographic Patterns of Chronic Disease and Health Behaviors: How the Mid-South Region Compares to the Rest of the Country. 2017
2017 Advancing the Science of Health Disparities Through Research on the Social Determinants of HealthAmerican Journal of Preventive Medicine.  52:S1-S4. 2017
2017 Perceived Discrimination and Privilege in Health Care: The Role of Socioeconomic Status and RaceAmerican Journal of Preventive Medicine.  52:S86-S94. 2017
2017 Sociodemographic Patterns of Chronic Disease: How the Mid-South Region Compares to the Rest of the CountryAmerican Journal of Preventive Medicine.  52:S31-S39. 2017
2017 Systemic Inflammation in Midlife: Race, Socioeconomic Status, and Perceived DiscriminationAmerican Journal of Preventive Medicine.  52:S63-S76. 2017
2017 The Social Determinants of Chronic DiseaseAmerican Journal of Preventive Medicine.  52:S5-S12. 2017
2016 Risk stratification model to detect early pulmonary disease in infants with cystic fibrosis diagnosed by newborn screeningPediatric Pulmonology.  51:1168-1176. 2016
2016 Dimensions of racial identity and perceived discrimination in health careEthnicity and Disease.  26:501-512. 2016
2016 Racial and gender disparities in incidence of lung and bronchus cancer in the United States: A longitudinal analysisPLoS ONE.  11. 2016
2016 Socioeconomic status and health outcomes: cystic fibrosis as a modelExpert Review of Respiratory Medicine.  10:967-977. 2016
2016 Patient navigation as a model to increase participation of African Americans in cancer clinical trialsJournal of Oncology Practice.  12:556-563. 2016
2015 Adherence to airway clearance therapy in pediatric cystic fibrosis: Socioeconomic factors and respiratory outcomesPediatric Pulmonology.  50:1244-1252. 2015

Chapter

Year Title Altmetric
2020 Health Disparities.  35-55. 2020
2019 Which Types of Providers Can Help Me with My CF? 2019
2016 Cystic Fibrosis 2016

Investigator On

  • Alabama Community-Engagement Research Alliance Against COVID-19 in Disproportionately Affected Communities (Alabama CEAL)  awarded by RTI INTERNATIONAL
  • Center For AIDS Research - Social Determinants of Health Disparities and Multiple Co-Morbidities among Men and Women Living with HIV  awarded by National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/NIH/DHHS
  • Comprehensive Minority and Health Disparities Research Center - Phase III - Research Core  awarded by NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON MINORITY HEALTH AND HEALTH DISPARITIES/NIH/DHHS
  • Cystic Fibrosis Training Network: Latin America  awarded by Cystic Fibrosis Foundation ^
  • DNA Sequencing for Newborn Nurseries in the South  awarded by HUDSONALPHA INSTITUTE FOR BIOTECHNOLOGY
  • Development of Standardized Measures of Barriers to Treatment Adherence: Field Testing and Psychometric Validation  awarded by CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL (BOSTON)
  • Eliminating Health Disparities Through Multi-Disciplinary Translational Approaches  awarded by JACKSON STATE UNIVERSITY
  • Gulf States Collaborative Center for Health Policy Research (Gulf States CC)  awarded by BAYOU LA BATRE CLINIC
  • Gulf States Collaborative Center for Health Policy Research (Gulf States CC) - Pilot Project Core  awarded by BAYOU LA BATRE CLINIC
  • Gulf States Collaborative Center for Health Policy Research (Gulf States CC) - Research Core  awarded by BAYOU LA BATRE CLINIC
  • International Workshop on Sustainable Smart Cities  awarded by NSF - National Science Foundation
  • Mid-South Transdisciplinary Collaborative Center for Health Disparities Research  awarded by NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON MINORITY HEALTH AND HEALTH DISPARITIES/NIH/DHHS
  • National Transdisciplinary Collaborative Center for African American Men's Health  awarded by University of Minnesota
  • Obesity Health Disparities Research Center (OHDRC)  awarded by NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON MINORITY HEALTH AND HEALTH DISPARITIES/NIH/DHHS
  • Obesity Health Disparities Research Center (OHDRC) - COVID-19 Testing Model among Vulnerable Populations: From Community Engagement to Follow-Up  awarded by NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON MINORITY HEALTH AND HEALTH DISPARITIES/NIH/DHHS
  • Obesity Health Disparities Research Center (OHDRC) - Regional Expansion  awarded by NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON MINORITY HEALTH AND HEALTH DISPARITIES/NIH/DHHS
  • Optimization of the Alabama CF Newborn Screening Program  awarded by Cystic Fibrosis Foundation ^
  • Private Grant  awarded by ARCUS-MED LLC
  • UAB CF Research and Translation Core Center  awarded by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases/NIH/DHHS
  • UAB CF Research and Translation Core Center - P&F Core  awarded by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases/NIH/DHHS
  • UAB Center for AIDS Research (CFAR)  awarded by National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/NIH/DHHS
  • UAB Pediatric Pulmonary Center  awarded by Health Resources and Services Administration/DHHS
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Sociology, University of Alabama at Birmingham 2015
  • Master's Level Degree in Linguistics, Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski" 1989
  • Bachelor's Level Degree in Linguistics, Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski" 1988
  • Full Name

  • Gabriela Oates