• Dr. Parekh's clinical research focuses on the health outcomes and healthcare utilization of the COPD population. Her interests include identifying specific social determinants of health that lead to adverse health outcomes, increased healthcare costs, and health related disparities. She is also interested in community based interventions, such as community health workers, that may help improve the burden of disease in COPD patients.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2020 Factors influencing decline in quality of life in smokers without airflow obstruction: The COPDGene studyRespiratory Medicine.  161. 2020
    2020 The association between neighborhood socioeconomic disadvantage and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 2020
    2020 The association of low income and high stress with acute care use in COPD patientsChronic obstructive pulmonary diseases (Miami, Fla.).  7:107-117. 2020
    2019 Adherence to Pulmonary Rehabilitation in COPD: A QUALITATIVE EXPLORATION of PATIENT PERSPECTIVES on BARRIERS and FACILITATORS 2019
    2019 Application of the community health worker model in adult asthma and COPD in the U.S.: A systematic reviewBMC Pulmonary Medicine.  19. 2019
    2019 Determinants of cigarette smoking status in a national cohort of black and white adult ever smokers in the USA: A cross-sectional analysis of the REGARDS studyBMJ Open.  9. 2019
    2019 COPDGene┬« 2019: Redefining the diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary diseaseChronic obstructive pulmonary diseases (Miami, Fla.).  6:384-399. 2019
    2017 Implications of DRG Classification in a Bundled Payment Initiative for COPD.Am J Accountable Care.  5:12-18. 2017
    2017 Results of a Medicare Bundled Payments for care Improvement initiative for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease readmissionsAnnals of the American Thoracic Society.  14:643-648. 2017
    2016 A case of peripheral T-cell lymphoma, not otherwise specified in a HCV and HTLV-II-positive patient, diagnosed by abdominal fluid cytologyJournal of Gastrointestinal Oncology.  7:S96-S99. 2016
    2014 Hypoglycemia after antimicrobial drug prescription for older patients using sulfonylureasJAMA Internal Medicine.  174:1605-1612. 2014
    2014 Predictors of early readmission among patients 40 to 64 years of age hospitalized for chronic obstructive pulmonary diseaseAnnals of the American Thoracic Society.  11:685-694. 2014

    Education And Training

  • Doctor of Osteopathy in Internal Medicine Residency Program, University of North Texas Health Science Center 2011
  • University of Texas Medical Branch, Residency 2014
  • UAB, Postdoctoral Fellowship 2017
  • Full Name

  • Trisha Parekh