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2019 Prevalence of workplace discrimination and mistreatment in a national sample of older U.S. workers: The REGARDS cohort studySSM - Population Health.  8. 2019
2019 Race-based demographic, anthropometric and clinical correlates of N-terminal-pro B-type natriuretic peptideInternational Journal of Cardiology.  286:145-151. 2019
2019 Duration of asymptomatic status and outcomes following carotid endarterectomy and carotid artery stenting in the Carotid Revascularization Endarterectomy vs Stenting TrialJournal of Vascular Surgery.  69:1797-1800. 2019
2019 Walk Score and objectively measured physical activity within a national cohortJournal of Epidemiology and Community Health.  73:549-556. 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 Sex Differences in Risk Factors for Incident Atrial Fibrillation (from the Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke [REGARDS] Study)American Journal of Cardiology.  123:1453-1457. 2019
2019 Association of secondhand tobacco smoke exposure during childhood on adult cardiovascular disease risk among never-smokersAnnals of Epidemiology.  32:28-34.e1. 2019
2019 Sociodemographic Disparities in Long-Term Mortality Among Stroke Survivors in the United StatesStroke.  50:805-812. 2019
2019 Depressive symptoms, perceived stress, and metabolic health: The REGARDS studyInternational Journal of Obesity.  43:615-632. 2019
2019 Association of community food environment and obesity among US adults: A geographical information system analysisJournal of Epidemiology and Community Health.  73:148-155. 2019
2019 Sex and Race Differences in the Association of Incident Ischemic Stroke with Risk FactorsJAMA Neurology.  76:179-186. 2019
2019 Associations between cardiovascular disease, cancer, and very low high-density lipoprotein cholesterol in the REasons for Geographical and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) studyCardiovascular Research.  115:204-212. 2019
2019 Inclusivity of Diverse Patient Groups - ReplyJAMA Neurology2019
2019 Is Hemispheric Hypoperfusion a Treatable Cause of Cognitive Impairment?Current Cardiology Reports.  21. 2019
2019 Potential effects on mortality of replacing sedentary time with short sedentary bouts or physical activity: A national cohort studyAmerican Journal of Epidemiology.  188:537-544. 2019
2019 The relationship of longitudinal cognitive change to self-reported IADL in a general populationAging, Neuropsychology and Cognition2019
2018 Racial differences in recurrent ischemic stroke risk and recurrent stroke case fatalityNeurology.  91:E1741-E1750. 2018
2018 Participation in Get with the Guidelines-Stroke and Its Association with Quality of Care for StrokeJAMA Neurology.  75:1331-1346. 2018
2018 Sleep duration and risk of incident stroke by age, sex, and race the REGARDS studyNeurology.  91:E1702-E1709. 2018
2018 Outcomes after carotid endarterectomy among elderly dual Medicare-Medicaid-eligible patientsNeurology.  91:E1553-E1558. 2018
2018 Associations between very low concentrations of low density lipoprotein cholesterol, high sensitivity C-reactive protein, and health outcomes in the Reasons for Geographical and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) studyEuropean Heart Journal.  39:3641-3653. 2018
2018 Association of Clinical and Social Factors with Excess Hypertension Risk in Black Compared with White US AdultsJournal of the American Medical Association.  320:1338-1348. 2018
2018 Race, sex, age, and regional differences in the association of obstructive sleep apnea with atrial fibrillation: Reasons for geographic and racial differences in stroke studyJournal of Clinical Sleep Medicine.  14:1485-1493. 2018
2018 Association of sickle cell trait with ischemic stroke among African americans a meta-analysisJAMA Neurology.  75:802-807. 2018
2018 Racial Differences in the Association Between Nonexercise Estimated Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Incident StrokeMayo Clinic Proceedings.  93:884-894. 2018
2018 Sex differences in the evaluation and treatment of acute ischaemic strokeLancet Neurology.  17:641-650. 2018
2018 Usefulness of Proneurotensin to Predict Cardiovascular and All-Cause Mortality in a United States Population (from the Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke Study)American Journal of Cardiology.  122:26-32. 2018
2018 New diagnosis of cancer and the risk of subsequent cerebrovascular eventsNeurology.  90:E2025-E2033. 2018
2018 Alcohol Consumption and Incident Stroke among Older AdultsJournals of Gerontology, Series B.  73:636-648. 2018
2018 Association of fibroblast growth factor 23 with risk of incident coronary heart disease in community-living adultsJAMA Cardiology.  3:318-325. 2018
2018 Preventing stroke on the street where you live, work, and playLancet Public Health.  3:e158-e159. 2018
2018 Risk factors for poststroke cognitive decline: The REGARDS study (reasons for geographic and racial differences in stroke)Stroke.  49:987-994. 2018
2018 Analyses of genome wide association data, cytokines, and gene expression in African-Americans with benign ethnic neutropeniaPLoS ONE.  13. 2018
2018 Design and implementation of observational studies to measure disease burden with a focus on strokeInternational Journal of Stroke.  13:157-165. 2018
2018 Smoking and risk of atrial fibrillation in the REasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) studyJournal of Cardiology.  71:113-117. 2018
2018 A Prospective Study of Obesity, Metabolic Health, and Cancer MortalityObesity Research.  26:193-201. 2018
2018 Arsenic exposure in relation to ischemic stroke the reasons for geographic and racial differences in stroke studyStroke.  49:19-26. 2018
2018 Challenge and yield of enrolling racially and ethnically diverse patient populations in low event rate clinical trialsStroke.  49:84-89. 2018
2018 Galectin-3 and incident cognitive impairment in REGARDS, a cohort of blacks and whitesAlzheimer's and Dementia: Translational Research and Clinical Interventions.  4:165-172. 2018
2018 Impact of conventional stroke risk factors on stroke in women an updateStroke.  49:536-542. 2018
2018 Men Lacking a Caregiver Have Greater Risk of Long-Term Nursing Home Placement After StrokeJournal of the American Geriatrics Society.  66:133-139. 2018
2018 Pre-diagnostic biomarkers of metabolic dysregulation and cancer mortalityOncotarget.  9:16099-16109. 2018
2018 Racial differences in plasma levels of n-Terminal pro-b-Type natriuretic peptide and outcomes the reasons for geographic and racial differences in stroke (regards) studyJAMA Cardiology.  3:11-17. 2018
2017 Comparison of Risk of Atrial Fibrillation Among Employed Versus Unemployed (from the REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke Study)American Journal of Cardiology.  120:1298-1301. 2017
2017 Patterns of sedentary behavior and mortality in U.S. middle-aged and older adults a national cohort studyAnnals of Internal Medicine.  167:465-475. 2017
2017 Carotid revascularization and medical management for asymptomatic carotid stenosis: Protocol of the CREST-2 clinical trialsInternational Journal of Stroke.  12:770-778. 2017
2017 Defining Optimal Brain Health in Adults: A Presidential Advisory From the American Heart Association/American Stroke AssociationStroke.  48:e284-e303. 2017
2017 Global stroke statistics: An update of mortality data from countries using a broad code of “cerebrovascular diseases”International Journal of Stroke.  12:796-801. 2017
2017 Safety of Carotid Revascularization during the Acute Period of Neurological Symptom Onset in WomenAnnals of Vascular Surgery.  44:343-352. 2017
2017 Carotid endarterectomy and carotid artery stenting in the US Medicare population, 1999-2014Journal of the American Medical Association.  318:1035-1046. 2017
2017 Factors Associated with Time to Site Activation, Randomization, and Enrollment Performance in a Stroke Prevention TrialStroke.  48:2511-2518. 2017
2017 Participation in a US community-based cardiovascular health study: investigating nonrandom selection effects related to employment, perceived stress, work-related stress, and family caregivingAnnals of Epidemiology.  27:545-552.e2. 2017
2017 Usefulness of Atrial Premature Complexes on Routine Electrocardiogram to Determine the Risk of Atrial Fibrillation (from the REGARDS Study)American Journal of Cardiology.  120:782-785. 2017
2017 The Role of Occupation in Explaining Cognitive Functioning in Later Life: Education and Occupational Complexity in a U.S. National Sample of Black and White Men and Women.Journals of Gerontology, Series B2017
2017 Age and sex disparities in discharge statin prescribing in the stroke belt: Evidence from the reasons for geographic and racial differences in stroke studyJournal of the American Heart Association : Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease.  6. 2017
2017 Differential Impact of Risk Factors in Blacks and Whites in the Development of Atrial Fibrillation: the Reasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) StudyJournal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities.  4:718-724. 2017
2017 Prevalence of Cardiovascular Health by Occupation: A Cross-Sectional Analysis Among U.S. Workers Aged ≥45 YearsAmerican Journal of Preventive Medicine.  53:152-161. 2017
2017 Contributors to the Excess Stroke Mortality in Rural Areas in the United StatesStroke.  48:1773-1778. 2017
2017 Self-Reported Stroke Risk StratificationStroke.  48:1737-1743. 2017
2017 Relation Between Estimated Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Atrial Fibrillation (from the Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke Study)American Journal of Cardiology.  119:1776-1780. 2017
2017 Racial differences in statin adherence following hospital discharge for ischemic strokeNeurology.  88:1839-1848. 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) studyJournal of the American Heart Association : Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease.  6. 2017
2017 Fine particulate air pollution and premature atrial contractions: The REasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke studyJournal of Exposure Analysis and Environmental Epidemiology.  27:271-275. 2017
2017 Stroke in Indigenous Africans, African Americans, and European Americans: Interplay of Racial and Geographic FactorsStroke.  48:1169-1175. 2017
2017 Racial Differences in the Association between Parity and Incident Stroke: Results from the REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke StudyJournal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases.  26:749-755. 2017
2017 Performance of the Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease Pooled Cohort Risk Equations by Social Deprivation StatusJournal of the American Heart Association : Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease.  6. 2017
2017 Intensive LDL-cholesterol lowering therapy and neurocognitive functionPharmacology and Therapeutics.  170:181-191. 2017
2017 Association of stroke risk biomarkers with stroke symptoms: the Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke cohortJournal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis.  15:21-27. 2017
2017 Fine particulate air pollution and premature ventricular contractions: The REasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) StudyEnvironmental Research.  154:115-119. 2017
2017 Global stroke statisticsInternational Journal of Stroke.  12:13-32. 2017
2017 Objectively Measured Physical Activity and Cognitive Function in Older AdultsMedicine and science in sports.  49:47-53. 2017
2017 Racial Differences in the Incidence of Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Older Black and White AdultsJournal of the American Geriatrics Society.  65:83-90. 2017
2017 Revised framingham stroke risk profile to reflect temporal trendsCirculation.  135:1145-1159. 2017
2016 High-Sensitivity C-Reactive Protein and Risk of Stroke in Atrial Fibrillation (from the Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke Study)American Journal of Cardiology.  118:1826-1830. 2016
2016 Addressing stroke risk factors in Black and White Americans: Findings from the national health and nutrition examination survey, 2009-2010Ethnicity and Disease.  26:9-16. 2016
2016 Dietary fried fish intake increases risk of CVD: The REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) studyPublic Health Nutrition.  19:3327-3336. 2016
2016 Neighborhood socioeconomic index and stroke incidence in a national cohort of blacks and whitesNeurology.  87:2340-2347. 2016
2016 Vitamin D, Fibroblast growth factor 23 and incident cognitive impairment: Findings from the REGARDS studyPLoS ONE.  11. 2016
2016 Natriuretic peptides and integrated risk assessment for cardiovascular disease: an individual-participant-data meta-analysisLancet Diabetes and Endocrinology.  4:840-849. 2016
2016 Stroke symptoms and risk for incident coronary heart disease in the REasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) studyInternational Journal of Cardiology.  220:122-128. 2016
2016 Incidence and Case Fatality at the County Level as Contributors to Geographic Disparities in Stroke MortalityNeuroepidemiology.  47:96-102. 2016
2016 N-Terminal Pro-B-Type Natriuretic Peptide and Risk of Future Cognitive Impairment in the REGARDS CohortJournal of Alzheimer's Disease.  54:497-503. 2016
2016 Associations of 25-hydroxyvitamin D with markers of inflammation, insulin resistance and obesity in black and white community-dwelling adultsJournal of Clinical and Translational Endocrinology.  5:21-25. 2016
2016 Premature Atrial Contractions on the Screening Electrocardiogram and Risk of Ischemic Stroke: The Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke StudyNeuroepidemiology.  47:53-58. 2016
2016 Stenting versus surgery for carotid stenosisNew England Journal of Medicine.  375:604-605. 2016
2016 Investigation of selection bias in the association of race with prevalent atrial fibrillation in a national cohort study: REasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS)Annals of Epidemiology.  26:534-539. 2016
2016 Where to focus efforts to reduce the black-white disparity in stroke mortality: Incidence versus case fatality?Stroke.  47:1893-1898. 2016
2016 Association between television viewing time and risk of incident stroke in a general population: Results from the REGARDS studyPreventive Medicine.  87:1-5. 2016
2016 Interrelationship between electrocardiographic left ventricular hypertrophy, QT prolongation, and ischaemic stroke: The REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke StudyEP-Europace.  18:767-772. 2016
2016 Distinct age and self-rated health crossover mortality effects for African Americans: Evidence from a national cohort studySocial Science and Medicine.  156:12-20. 2016
2016 Longitudinal Association Between Low- And High-light Intensity Physical Activity And Cognitive Function In Older Adults: Regards Study: 1999 Board #151 June 2, 3: 30 PM - 5: 00 PM.Medicine and science in sports.  48:557. 2016
2016 Accelerometer measured sedentary behavior and physical activity in white and black adults: The REGARDS studyJournal of Science and Medicine in Sport.  19:336-341. 2016
2016 Long-term results of stenting versus endarterectomy for carotid-artery stenosisNew England Journal of Medicine.  374:1021-1031. 2016
2016 Erratum: Consequences of comorbidity of elevated stress and/or depressive symptoms and incident cardiovascular outcomes in diabetes: Results from the REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) study (Diabetes care (2016) 39 (101-109))Diabetes Care.  39:495. 2016
2016 Patterns of Sedentary Behavior in US Middle-Age and Older Adults: The REGARDS StudyMedicine and science in sports.  48:430-438. 2016
2016 Stroke Symptoms as a Predictor of Future HospitalizationJournal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases.  25:702-709. 2016
2016 Differences in the role of black race and stroke risk factors for first vs recurrent strokeNeurology.  86:637-642. 2016
2016 Impact of Awareness and Patterns of Nonhospitalized Atrial Fibrillation on the Risk of Mortality: The Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) StudyClinical Cardiology.  39:103-110. 2016
2016 Executive summary: Heart disease and stroke statistics-2016 update: A Report from the American Heart AssociationCirculation.  133:447-454. 2016
2016 Heart disease and stroke statistics-2016 update a report from the American Heart AssociationCirculation.  133:e38-e48. 2016
2016 Consequences of Comorbidity of Elevated Stress and/or Depressive Symptoms and Incident Cardiovascular Outcomes in Diabetes: Results from the REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) StudyDiabetes Care.  39:101-109. 2016
2016 US mortality: Influence of race, geography and cardiovascular risk among participants in the population-based REGARDS cohortJournal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities.  3:599-607. 2016
2016 Vitamin D deficiency and incident stroke risk in community-living black and white adultsInternational Journal of Stroke.  11:93-102. 2016
2015 The impact of the combination of income and education on the incidence of coronary heart disease in the prospective Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) cohort study Chronic Disease EpidemiologyBMC Public Health.  15. 2015
2015 Association between Objectively Measured Physical Activity and Cognitive Function in Older Adults - The Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke StudyJournal of the American Geriatrics Society.  63:2447-2454. 2015
2015 Heart rate and ischemic stroke: The reasons for geographic and racial differences in stroke (REGARDS) studyInternational Journal of Stroke.  10:1229-1235. 2015
2015 Inflammation and hemostasis in atrial fibrillation and coronary heart disease: The REasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke studyAtherosclerosis.  243:192-197. 2015
2015 Combined lysis of thrombus with ultrasound and systemic tissue plasminogen activator for emergent revascularization in acute ischemic stroke (CLOTBUST-ER): Design and methodology of a multinational phase 3 trialInternational Journal of Stroke.  10:1141-1148. 2015
2015 Guidelines for the Management of Patients With Unruptured Intracranial Aneurysms: A Guideline for Healthcare Professionals From the American Heart Association/American Stroke AssociationStroke.  46:2368-2400. 2015
2015 Temporal Changes in Periprocedural Events in the Carotid Revascularization Endarterectomy Versus Stenting TrialStroke.  46:2183-2189. 2015
2015 Apparent treatment-resistant hypertension among individuals with history of stroke or transient ischemic attackAmerican Journal of Medicine.  128:707-714.e2. 2015
2015 Risk of Incident Coronary Heart Disease Events in Men Compared to Women by Menopause Type and RaceJournal of the American Heart Association : Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease.  4. 2015
2015 Perceived Stress and Atrial Fibrillation: The REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke StudyAnnals of Behavioral Medicine2015
2015 Perceived Stress and Atrial Fibrillation: The REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke StudyAnnals of Behavioral Medicine.  49:802-808. 2015
2015 Effect of Falls on Frequency of Atrial Fibrillation and Mortality Risk (from the REasons for Geographic AndRacial Differences in Stroke Study)American Journal of Cardiology2015
2015 Educational attainment and longevity: Results from the REGARDS U.S. national cohort study of blacks and whitesAnnals of Epidemiology.  25:323-328. 2015
2015 Atrial fibrillation and incident end-stage renal disease: The REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) studyInternational Journal of Cardiology.  185:219-223. 2015
2015 Adherence to a Mediterranean diet and prediction of incident strokeStroke.  46:780-785. 2015
2015 Fibroblast growth factor 23 and risk of incident stroke in community-living adultsStroke.  46:322-328. 2015
2015 Heart disease and stroke statistics-2015 update : A report from the American Heart AssociationCirculation.  131:e29-e39. 2015
2015 Apparent Treatment-resistant Hypertension Among Individuals with History of Stroke or Transient Ischemic AttackAmerican Journal of Medicine2015
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 AgingAmerican Journal of Public Health.  105:1181-1188. 2015
2015 Cause of death and predictors of all-cause mortality in anticoagulated patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation: Data from ROCKET AFJournal of the American Heart Association : Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease.  5. 2015
2015 Causes of death among persons with multiple sclerosisMultiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders.  4:484-490. 2015
2015 Characteristics of participants consenting versus declining follow-up for up to 10 years in a randomized clinical trialClinical Trials.  12:657-663. 2015
2015 Effect of falls on frequency of atrial fibrillation and mortality risk (from the REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke study)American Journal of Cardiology.  116:1213-1218. 2015
2015 Environmental tobacco smoke and atrial fibrillation the REasons for geographic and racial differences in stroke (REGARDS) studyJournal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.  57:1154-1158. 2015
2015 Executive summary: Heart disease and stroke statistics-2015 update : A report from the American Heart AssociationCirculation.  131:434-441. 2015
2015 Family history of stroke and cardiovascular health in a national cohortJournal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases.  24:447-454. 2015
2015 Is Blood Pressure Control for Stroke Prevention the Correct Goal?: The Lost Opportunity of Preventing HypertensionStroke.  46:1595-1600. 2015
2015 Obtaining accelerometer data in a national cohort of black and white adultsMedicine and science in sports.  47:1531-1537. 2015
2015 Physical Activity in Primary Stroke Prevention: Just Do It!Stroke.  46:1735-1739. 2015
2015 Premature Ventricular Complexes on Screening Electrocardiogram and Risk of Ischemic StrokeStroke.  46:1365-1367. 2015
2015 Relation between cancer and atrial fibrillation (from the reasons for geographic and racial differences in stroke study)American Journal of Cardiology.  115:1090-1094. 2015
2015 Summary of evidence on early carotid intervention for recently symptomatic stenosis based on meta-analysis of current risksStroke.  46:3423-3436. 2015
2014 Associations of neighborhood area level deprivation with the metabolic syndrome and inflammation among middle-And older-Age adultsBMC Public Health.  14. 2014
2014 Relation Between Cancer and Atrial Fibrillation (from the REasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke Study)American Journal of Cardiology2014
2014 Picking the Good Apples: Statistics Versus Good Judgment in Choosing Stent Operators for a Multicenter Clinical TrialStroke2014
2014 Performance of the NINDS-CSN 5-Minute Protocol in a National Population-Based SampleJournal of the International Neuropsychological Society2014
2014 Performance of the NINDS-CSN 5-Minute protocol in a national population-based sampleJournal of the International Neuropsychological Society.  20:856-867. 2014
2014 Educational attainment and longevity: Results from the REGARDS U.S. national cohort study of blacks and whitesAnnals of Epidemiology2014
2014 Intake of trans fat and incidence of stroke in the REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) cohortAmerican Journal of Clinical Nutrition.  99:1071-1076. 2014
2014 Uncertainty in management of carotid stenosis in women.JAMA Surgery.  149:401-402. 2014
2014 Methods and feasibility of collecting occupational data for a large population-based cohort study in the United States: The reasons for geographic and racial differences in stroke studyBMC Public Health.  14. 2014
2014 Age differences in the association of obstructive sleep apnea risk with cognition and quality of lifeJournal of Sleep Research.  23:69-76. 2014
2014 Self-reported sleep duration in relation to incident stroke symptoms: Nuances by body mass and race from the REGARDS studyJournal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases.  23. 2014
2014 Executive summary: Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics - 2014 Update: A report from the American Heart AssociationCirculation.  129:399-410. 2014
2014 Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics - 2014 Update: A report from the American Heart AssociationCirculation.  129. 2014
2014 Association of systolic blood pressure levels with cardiovascular events and all-cause mortality among older adults taking antihypertensive medicationInternational Journal of Cardiology.  176:219-226. 2014
2014 Atrial fibrillation and the risk of myocardial infarctionJAMA Internal Medicine.  174. 2014
2014 Financial management of a large multisite randomized clinical trialInternational Journal of Stroke.  9:811-813. 2014
2014 Global stroke statisticsInternational Journal of Stroke.  9:6-18. 2014
2014 Guidelines for the prevention of stroke in women: A statement for healthcare professionals from the American heart association/American stroke associationStroke.  45:1545-1588. 2014
2014 Management of vascular risk factors in the carotid revascularization endarterectomy versus stenting trial (CREST)Journal of the American Heart Association : Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease.  3. 2014
2014 N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide and stroke risk: The reasons for geographic and racial differences in stroke cohortStroke.  45:1646-1650. 2014
2014 Over-the-counter and prescription sleep medication and incident stroke: The REasons for geographic and racial differences in stroke studyJournal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases.  23:2110-2116. 2014
2014 Picking the good apples: Statistics versus good judgment in choosing stent operators for a multicenter clinical trialStroke.  45:3325-3329. 2014
2014 Race, regionality and pre-diabetes in the Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) studyPreventive Medicine.  63:43-47. 2014
2014 Racial differences in the association of insulin resistance with stroke risk: The REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) studyStroke.  45:2257-2262. 2014
2014 The American Heart Association life's simple 7 and incident cognitive impairment: The REasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) studyJournal of the American Heart Association : Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease.  3. 2014
2014 The contributions of selected diseases to disparities in death rates and years of life lost for racial/ethnic minorities in the United States, 1999-2010Preventing Chronic Disease.  11. 2014
2014 The geographic distribution of obesity in the US and the potential regional differences in misreporting of obesityObesity Research.  22:300-306. 2014
2014 The relationship between long-term sunlight radiation and cognitive decline in the REGARDS cohort studyInternational Journal of Biometeorology.  58:361-370. 2014
2014 Uncertainty in management of carotid stenosis in womenJAMA Surgery.  149:401-402. 2014
2014 Validation of the atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease Pooled Cohort risk equationsJournal of the American Medical Association.  311:1406-1415. 2014
2013 Dietary patterns are associated with incident stroke and contribute to excess risk of stroke in black americansStroke.  44:3305-3311. 2013
2013 Identifying accelerometer nonwear and wear time in older adultsInternational Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity.  10. 2013
2013 Genome-wide association analysis of blood-pressure traits in african-ancestry individuals reveals common associated genes in African and Non-African populationsAmerican Journal of Human Genetics.  93:545-554. 2013
2013 Medication adherence and stroke/TIA risk in treated hypertensives: Results from the REGARDS studyJournal of the American Society of Hypertension.  7:363-369. 2013
2013 Physical activity frequency and risk of incident stroke in a National US study of blacks and whitesStroke.  44:2519-2524. 2013
2013 Genome-Wide Association of Body Fat Distribution in African Ancestry Populations Suggests New LociPLoS Genetics.  9. 2013
2013 Disparities in evaluation at certified primary stroke centers: Reasons for geographic and racial differences in strokeStroke.  44:1930-1935. 2013
2013 Identifying a high stroke risk subgroup in individuals with heart failureJournal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases.  22:620-626. 2013
2013 Life's simple 7 and risk of incident stroke: The reasons for geographic and racial differences in stroke studyStroke.  44:1909-1914. 2013
2013 Prevalence of PTSD in Survivors of Stroke and Transient Ischemic Attack: A Meta-Analytic ReviewPLoS ONE.  8. 2013
2013 Management of carotid stenosis in women consensus documentNeurology.  80:2258-2268. 2013
2013 A meta-analysis identifies new loci associated with body mass index in individuals of African ancestryNature Genetics.  45:690-696. 2013
2013 Nondisease-specific problems and all-cause mortality in the REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke studyJournal of the American Geriatrics Society.  61:739-746. 2013
2013 Intake of trans fat and all-cause mortality in the reasons for geographical and racial differences in stroke (REGARDS) cohort1-4American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.  97:1121-1128. 2013
2013 Risk factors for intracerebral hemorrhage: The reasons for geographic and racial differences in stroke (REGARDS) studyStroke.  44:1282-1287. 2013
2013 Adherence to a Mediterranean diet and risk of incident cognitive impairmentNeurology.  80:1684-1692. 2013
2013 Effect of duration and age at exposure to the Stroke Belt on incident stroke in adulthoodNeurology.  80:1655-1661. 2013
2013 Association of duration of residence in the southeastern United States with chronic kidney disease may differ by race: The REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) cohort studyInternational Journal of Health Geographics.  12. 2013
2013 Generic medications and blood pressure control in diabetic hypertensive subjectsDiabetes Care.  36:591-597. 2013
2013 Indicators of childhood quality of education in relation to cognitive function in older adulthoodJournals of Gerontology, Series A.  68:198-204. 2013
2013 Caregiving strain and all-cause mortality: Evidence from the REGARDS studyJournals of Gerontology, Series B.  68:504-512. 2013
2013 Executive summary: Heart disease and stroke statistics-2013 update: A Report from the American Heart AssociationCirculation.  127:143-152. 2013
2013 Forecasting the future of stroke in the united states: A policy statement from the American heart association and American stroke associationStroke.  44:2361-2375. 2013
2013 Heart disease and stroke statistics-2013 update: A Report from the American Heart AssociationCirculation.  127. 2013
2013 Primary prophylactic aspirin use and incident stroke: Reasons for geographic and racial differences in stroke studyJournal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases.  22:500-507. 2013
2013 Reasons underlying racial differences in stroke incidence and mortalityStroke.  44. 2013
2013 Reply to Dr IsmailovAnnals of Neurology.  73:146-147. 2013
2013 Self-report of stroke, transient ischemic attack, or stroke symptoms and risk of future stroke in the reasons for geographic and racial differences in stroke (REGARDS) studyStroke.  44:55-60. 2013
2013 Short- and long-term sunlight radiation and stroke incidenceAnnals of Neurology.  73:32-37. 2013
2013 The heart disease and stroke statistics-2013 update and the need for a national cardiovascular surveillance systemCirculation.  127:21-23. 2013
2012 Gene-Centric Meta-Analysis of Lipid Traits in African, East Asian and Hispanic PopulationsPLoS ONE.  7. 2012
2012 Association of race and sex with risk of incident acute coronary heart disease eventsJournal of the American Medical Association.  308:1768-1774. 2012
2012 Racial differences in albuminuria, kidney function, and risk of strokeNeurology.  79:1686-1692. 2012
2012 What is it about neighborhood characteristics that influence survival after a stroke or TIA?Neurology.  79:1190-1191. 2012
2012 Association of prediabetes and diabetes with stroke symptoms: The reasons for geographic and racial differences in stroke (REGARDS) studyDiabetes Care.  35:1845-1852. 2012
2012 Examining the Association Between Body Mass Index and Weight Related Quality of Life in Black and White WomenApplied Research in Quality of Life.  7:309-322. 2012
2012 How do we know if we are making progress in reducing the public health burden of stroke?Stroke.  43:2033-2034. 2012
2012 Interventions to increase enrollment in a large multicenter phase 3 trial of carotid stenting vs. endarterectomyInternational Journal of Stroke.  7:447-453. 2012
2012 What stroke symptoms tell us: Association of risk factors and individual stroke symptoms in the REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) studyJournal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases.  21:411-416. 2012
2012 Prolongation of QTc and risk of stroke: The regards (REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke) studyJournal of the American College of Cardiology.  59:1460-1467. 2012
2012 United States National prevalence of electrocardiographic abnormalities in black and white middle-age (45- to 64-Year) and older (≥65-Year) adults (from the Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke Study)American Journal of Cardiology.  109:1223-1228. 2012
2012 A simple, assumption-free, and clinically interpretable approach for analysis of modified Rankin outcomesStroke.  43:664-669. 2012
2012 Executive summary: Heart disease and stroke statistics-2012 update: A report from the American heart associationCirculation.  125:188-197. 2012
2012 Heart disease and stroke statistics-2012 update: A report from the American heart associationCirculation.  125. 2012
2012 Incidence of stroke symptoms among adults with chronic kidney disease: Results from the REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) studyNephrology Dialysis Transplantation.  27:166-173. 2012
2012 Minocycline: The search for a community hospital acute stroke therapyNeurology India.  60:1-2. 2012
2012 Observational epidemiology within randomized clinical trials: Getting a lot for (almost) nothingProgress in Cardiovascular Diseases.  54:367-371. 2012
2011 Traditional risk factors as the underlying cause of racial disparities in stroke: Lessons from the half-full (empty?) glassStroke.  42:3369-3375. 2011
2011 Vascular risk factors and cognitive impairment in a stroke-free cohortNeurology.  77:1729-1736. 2011
2011 Self-reported stroke symptoms without a prior diagnosis of stroke or transient ischemic attack: A powerful new risk factor for strokeStroke.  42:3122-3126. 2011
2011 Body image as a mediator of the relationship between body mass index and weight-related quality of life in black womenJournal of Women's Health.  20:1573-1578. 2011
2011 ReplyAnnals of Neurology.  70:666-667. 2011
2011 Self-reported atrial fibrillation and risk of stroke in the reasons for geographic and racial differences in stroke (REGARDS) studyStroke.  42:2950-2953. 2011
2011 Imputation of incident events in longitudinal cohort studiesAmerican Journal of Epidemiology.  174:718-726. 2011
2011 Racial and geographic differences in prevalence, awareness, treatment and control of dyslipidemia: The reasons for geographic and racial differences in stroke (REGARDS) studyNeuroepidemiology.  37:39-44. 2011
2011 Incident cognitive impairment is elevated in the stroke belt: The REGARDS StudyAnnals of Neurology.  70:229-236. 2011
2011 Inflammation biomarkers and risk of all-cause mortality in the reasons for geographic and racial differences in stroke cohortAmerican Journal of Epidemiology.  174:284-292. 2011
2011 Association of the metabolic syndrome with atrial fibrillation among United States adults (from the REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke [REGARDS] Study)American Journal of Cardiology.  108:227-232. 2011
2011 Low medication adherence and the incidence of stroke symptoms among individuals with hypertension: The REGARDS studyJournal of Clinical Hypertension.  13:479-486. 2011
2011 Agreement on cause of death between proxies, death certificates, and clinician adjudicators in the reasons for geographic and racial differences in stroke (REGARDS) studyAmerican Journal of Epidemiology.  173:1319-1326. 2011
2011 Influence of sex on outcomes of stenting versus endarterectomy: A subgroup analysis of the Carotid Revascularization Endarterectomy versus Stenting Trial (CREST)Lancet Neurology.  10:530-537. 2011
2011 Wisdom and determination in the ongoing pursuit of the ever-elusive neuroprotective agentStroke.  42:1505-1506. 2011
2011 Heavy drinking is associated with poor blood pressure control in the REasons for geographic and racial differences in stroke (REGARDS) studyInternational Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.  8:1601-1612. 2011
2011 Moderate waist circumference and hypertension prevalence: The REGARDS studyAmerican Journal of Hypertension.  24:482-488. 2011
2011 Disparities in stroke incidence contributing to disparities in stroke mortalityAnnals of Neurology.  69:619-627. 2011
2011 Association of chronic kidney disease with atrial fibrillation among adults in the United States REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) studyCirculation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology.  4:26-32. 2011
2011 Guidelines for the primary prevention of stroke: A Guideline for Healthcare Professionals from the American Heart Association/American Stroke AssociationStroke.  42:517-584. 2011
2011 Heart disease and stroke statistics-2011 update: A report from the American Heart AssociationCirculation.  123. 2011
2011 Prehypertension, racial prevalence and its association with risk factors: Analysis of the reasons for geographic and racial differences in stroke (REGARDS) studyAmerican Journal of Hypertension.  24:194-199. 2011
2011 Racial and geographic differences in fish consumption: The regards studyNeurology.  76:154-158. 2011
2010 Prospective population studies of incident heart failure without data on baseline left ventricular ejection fractionArchives of Medical Science.  6:686-688. 2010
2010 Awareness, Treatment, and Control of Vascular Risk Factors among Stroke SurvivorsJournal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases.  19:311-320. 2010
2010 Stenting versus endarterectomy for treatment of carotid-artery stenosisNew England Journal of Medicine.  363:11-23. 2010
2010 Calculating Cornell voltage from nonstandard chest electrode recording site in the Reasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke studyJournal of Electrocardiology.  43:209-214. 2010
2010 Blood pressure control in diabetes: Temporal progress yet persistent racial disparities: National results from the REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) studyDiabetes Care.  33:798-803. 2010
2010 Physical and psychological burden of chronic kidney disease among older adultsAmerican Journal of Nephrology.  31:309-317. 2010
2010 Racial disparities in awareness and treatment of atrial fibrillation: The REasons for geographic and racial differences in stroke (REGARDS) studyStroke.  41:581-587. 2010
2010 Heart disease and stroke statistics--2010 update: a report from the American Heart Association.Circulation.  121. 2010
2010 Design of the carotid revascularization endarterectomy vs. stenting trial (CREST)International Journal of Stroke.  5:40-46. 2010
2010 Executive summary: Heart disease and stroke statistics-2010 update: A report from the american heart associationCirculation.  121. 2010
2010 Prevalence of hypertension by duration and age at exposure to the stroke beltJournal of the American Society of Hypertension.  4:32-41. 2010
2010 Triglyceride-mediated pathways and coronary disease: Collaborative analysis of 101 studiesLancet.  375:1634-1639. 2010
2009 Blood pressure and stroke in heart failure in the reasons for geographic and racial differences in stroke (regards) studyStroke.  40:3706-3710. 2009
2009 The sensitivity of the method used to detect atrial fibrillation in population studies affects group-specific prevalence estimates: ethnic and regional distribution of atrial fibrillation in the regards studyJournal of Epidemiology.  19:177-181. 2009
2009 Implications of increased C-reactive protein for cardiovascular risk stratification in black and white men and women in the USClinical Chemistry.  55:1627-1636. 2009
2009 Advancing the hypothesis that geographic variations in risk factors contribute relatively little to observed geographic variations in heart disease and stroke mortalityPreventive Medicine.  49:129-132. 2009
2009 Value of Orthopnea, Paroxysmal Nocturnal Dyspnea, and Medications in Prospective Population Studies of Incident Heart FailureAmerican Journal of Cardiology.  104:259-264. 2009
2009 Elderly Women Have Lower Rates of Stroke, Cardiovascular Events, and Mortality After Hospitalization for Transient Ischemic AttackStroke.  40:2116-2122. 2009
2009 Criteria for evaluation of novel markers of cardiovascular risk: A scientific statement from the American heart associationCirculation.  119:2408-2416. 2009
2009 Does sex matter? Thirty-day stroke and death rates after carotid artery stenting in women versus men results from the carotid revascularization endarterectomy versus stenting trial (CREST) lead-in phaseStroke.  40:1140-1147. 2009
2009 Heart disease and stroke statistics - 2009 update. A report from the American heart association statistics committee and stroke statistics subcommitteeCirculation.  119:480-486. 2009
2009 Heart disease and stroke statistics - 2009 update. A report from the American heart association statistics committee and stroke statistics subcommitteeCirculation.  119:480-486. 2009
2009 Population-based fracture risk assessment and osteoporosis treatment disparities by race and genderJournal of General Internal Medicine.  24:956-962. 2009
2008 Estimated 10-year stroke risk by region and race in the United States: Geographic and racial differences in stroke riskAnnals of Neurology.  64:507-513. 2008
2008 Assessment of pre- and post-methionine load homocysteine for prediction of recurrent stroke and coronary artery disease in the Vitamin Intervention for Stroke Prevention TrialAtherosclerosis.  200:345-349. 2008
2008 Does differential prophylactic aspirin use contribute to racial and geographic disparities in stroke and coronary heart disease (CHD)?Preventive Medicine.  47:161-166. 2008
2008 Factors Contributing to Global Cognitive Impairment in Heart Failure: Results From a Population-Based CohortJournal of Cardiac Failure.  14:290-295. 2008
2008 Care seeking after stroke symptomsAnnals of Neurology.  63:466-472. 2008
2008 Heart disease and stroke statistics-2008 Update: A report from the American heart association statistics committee and stroke statistics subcommitteeCirculation.  117. 2008
2007 Regional Differences in African Americans' High Risk for Stroke: The Remarkable Burden of Stroke for Southern African AmericansAnnals of Epidemiology.  17:689-696. 2007
2007 Stroke symptoms in individuals reporting no prior stroke or transient ischemic attack are associated with a decrease in indices of mental and physical functioningStroke.  38:2446-2452. 2007
2007 From sea to shining sea: What is it about where you live and your stroke risk?Stroke.  38:2210-2212. 2007
2007 Obtaining medical records from healthcare facilities under the HIPAA privacy rule: The experience of a national longitudinal cohort studyNeuroepidemiology.  28:162-168. 2007
2007 Reduced medication access: A marker for vulnerability in US stroke survivorsStroke.  38:1557-1564. 2007
2007 Cognitive status, stroke symptom reports, and modifiable risk factors among individuals with no diagnosis of stroke or transient ischemic attack in the REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) studyStroke.  38:1143-1147. 2007
2007 Prevalence and characteristics of a family history of end-stage renal disease among adults in the United States population: Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) renal cohort studyJournal of the American Society of Nephrology.  18:1344-1352. 2007
2007 Heart disease and stroke statistics - 2007 Update: A report from the American Heart Association Statistics Committee and Stroke Statistics SubcommitteeCirculation.  115. 2007
2007 Essential features of a surveillance system to support the prevention and management of heart disease and stroke: A scientific statement from the American Heart Association Councils on Epidemiology and Prevention, Stroke, and Cardiovascular Nursing and the Interdisciplinary Working Groups on Quality of Care and Outcomes Research and Atherosclerotic Peripheral Vascular DiseaseCirculation.  115:127-155. 2007
2006 The changing risk factor profile of participants enrolled in a secondary stroke prevention trial: Vitamin intervention for stroke preventionNeuroepidemiology.  27:222-229. 2006
2006 High prevalence of stroke symptoms among persons without a diagnosis of stroke or transient ischemic attack in a general population: The REasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) studyArchives of Internal Medicine -New Series-.  166:1952-1958. 2006
2006 Neural Networks for Ischemic StrokeJournal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases.  15:223-227. 2006
2006 Racial differences in the prevalence of chronic kidney disease among participants in the Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) cohort studyJournal of the American Society of Nephrology.  17:1710-1715. 2006
2006 Racial and geographic differences in awareness, treatment, and control of hypertension: The REasons for geographic and racial differences in stroke studyStroke.  37:1171-1178. 2006
2006 Heart disease and stroke statistics - 2006 Update: A report from the American Heart Association Statistics Committee and Stroke Statistics SubcommitteeCirculation.  113. 2006
2005 Plasma total homocysteine levels in stroke patients screened for the vitamin intervention for stroke prevention clinical trial in the era of folate fortificationNeuroepidemiology.  26:45-51. 2005
2005 Prevalence of chronic kidney disease and anemia among participants in the Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) cohort study: Baseline resultsKidney International.  68:1427-1431. 2005
2005 The reasons for geographic and racial differences in stroke study: Objectives and designNeuroepidemiology.  25:135-143. 2005
2004 Carotid artery stenting is associated with increased complications in octogenarians: 30-Day stroke and death rates in the CREST lead-in phaseJournal of Vascular Surgery.  40:1106-1111. 2004
2004 Vitamin Supplementation and Risk of Stroke [1] (multiple letters)Journal of the American Medical Association.  291:2191-2192. 2004
2004 Lowering Homocysteine in Patients with Ischemic Stroke to Prevent Recurrent Stroke, Myocardial Infarction, and Death: The Vitamin Intervention for Stroke Prevention (VISP) Randomized Controlled TrialJournal of the American Medical Association.  291:565-575. 2004
2004 An approach to coordinate efforts to reduce the public health burden of stroke: The delta states stroke consortiumPreventing Chronic Disease.  1. 2004
2004 An approach to coordinate efforts to reduce the public health burden of stroke: the Delta States Stroke Consortium.Preventing Chronic Disease.  1. 2004
2004 Credentialing of surgeons as interventionalists for carotid artery stenting: Experience from the lead-in phase of CRESTJournal of Vascular Surgery.  40:952-957. 2004
2003 Identifying Risk Factors for Perioperative Outcomes After Carotid Endarterectomy: The Story ContinuesStroke.  34:2573-2575. 2003
2002 Changes in plasma homocyst(e)ine in the acute phase after strokeStroke.  33:473-478. 2002
2001 Decline in US stroke mortality an analysis of temporal patterns by sex, race, and geographic regionStroke.  32:2213-2218. 2001
2001 Organizing the Carotid Revascularization Endarterectomy versus Stenting Trial (CREST): National Institutes of Health, Health Care Financing Administration, and industry fundingTrials.  2:160-164. 2001
2001 Effect of contralateral occlusion on long-term efficacy of endarterectomy in the Asymptomatic Carotid Atherosclerosis Study (ACAS) [5] (multiple letters)Stroke.  32:1447-1448. 2001
2001 Vitamin intervention for stroke prevention (VISP) trial: Rationale and designNeuroepidemiology.  20:16-25. 2001
2001 Primary prevention of ischemic stroke: A statement for healthcare professionals from the stroke council of the American Heart AssociationCirculation.  103:163-182. 2001
2001 Ethnic disparities in stroke: The scope of the problemEthnicity and Disease.  11:761-768. 2001
2001 Primary prevention of ischemic stroke: A statement for healthcare professionals from the stroke council of the American Heart AssociationStroke.  32:280-299. 2001
2000 Low mini-mental status predicts mortality in asymptomatic carotid arterial stenosisNeurology.  55:30-34. 2000
2000 Low mini-mental status predicts mortality in asymptomatic carotid arterial stenosis. Asymptomatic Carotid Atherosclerosis Study investigators.Neurology.  55:30-34. 2000
2000 Race, socioeconomic status, and cause-specific mortalityAnnals of Epidemiology.  10:214-223. 2000
2000 Effect of contralateral occlusion on long-term efficacy of endarterectomy in the Asymptomatic Carotid Atherosclerosis Study (ACAS)Stroke.  31:2330-2334. 2000
1998 Carotid stenting and angioplasty: a statement for healthcare professionals from the councils on cardiovascular radiology, stroke, cardiovascular surgery, epidemiology and prevention, and clinical cardiology, american Heart AssociationJVIR: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology.  9:3-5. 1998
1998 Carotid stenting and angioplasty: A statement for healthcare professionals from the councils on cardiovascular radiology, stroke, cardio- thoracic and vascular surgery, epidemiology and prevention, and clinical cardiology, American Heart AssociationCirculation.  97:121-123. 1998
1998 Carotid stenting and angioplasty: a statement for healthcare professionals from the Councils on Cardiovascular Radiology, Stroke, Cardio-Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, Epidemiology and Prevention, and Clinical Cardiology, American Heart Association.Stroke.  29:336-338. 1998
1998 Recurrent carotid stenosis: Results of the asymptomatic carotid atherosclerosis studyStroke.  29:2018-2025. 1998
1997 Clearing up misunderstandings about clinical trial methodology: a reply to Barnett et al.'s commentary on the ACAS Trial. ACAS Executive Committee, ACAS Data and Safety Monitoring Committee.Neurology.  48:1743-1745. 1997
1997 Clearing up misunderstandings about clinical trial methodology: A reply to Barnett et al.'s commentary on the ACAS trial [2] (multiple letters)Neurology.  48:1743-1748. 1997
1997 Evaluation of social status as a contributing factor to the stroke belt region of the United StatesStroke.  28:936-940. 1997
1997 The delay in reporting symptoms of carotid artery stenosis in an at- risk population the asymptomatic carotid atherosclerosis study experience: A statement of concern regarding watchful waitingArchives of Neurology -Chigago-.  54:1267-1271. 1997
1997 Validation of the ACAS TIA/stroke algorithmNeurology.  48:346-351. 1997
1996 An approach for the use of Doppler ultrasound as a screening tool for hemodynamically significant stenosis (despite heterogeneity of Doppler performance). A multicenter experience. Asymptomatic Carotid Atherosclerosis Study Investigators.Stroke.  27:1951-1957. 1996
1996 Comparison of centralized versus 'site-based' measurement of angiographic stenosis for eligibility in the asymptomatic carotid atherosclerosis studyInvestigative Radiology.  31:446-450. 1996
1996 Surgical results: a justification of the surgeon selection process for the ACAS trial. The ACAS Investigators.Journal of Vascular Surgery.  23:323-328. 1996
1996 An approach for the use of Doppler ultrasound as a screening tool for hemodynamically significant stenosis (despite heterogeneity of Doppler performance): A multicenter experienceStroke.  27:1951-1957. 1996
1996 Surgical results: A justification of the surgeon selection process for the ACAS trialJournal of Vascular Surgery.  23:323-328. 1996
1996 Surgical treatment of asymptomatic carotid stenosis.Annals of Internal Medicine.  125:516-517. 1996
1995 Is the stroke belt disappearing?: An analysis of racial, temporal, and age effectsStroke.  26:1153-1158. 1995
1995 Role of social class in excess black stroke mortalityStroke.  26:1759-1763. 1995
1995 The end of the stroke belt?: It may be too early to declare victory!Stroke.  26:1150-1152. 1995
1992 Nearing the finish line? The asymptomatic Carotid Atherosclerosis Study.Stroke.  23:1054-1055. 1992
1992 A pilot study of the end point verification system in the asymptomatic carotid atherosclerosis studyJournal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases.  2:92-99. 1992
1992 Comparison of multicenter study designs for investigation of carotid endarterectomy efficacyStroke.  23:583-593. 1992
1992 Nearing the finish line?Stroke.  23:1054-1055. 1992
1991 Selection process for surgeons in the Asymptomatic Carotid Atherosclerosis Study.Stroke.  22:1353-1357. 1991
1991 A multicenter validation study of Doppler ultrasound versus angiographyJournal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases.  1:166-173. 1991
1990 Correlation of carotid bruits and carotid atherosclerosis the following is in reply: To the editorStroke.  21:678-679. 1990
1989 Correlation of carotid bruits and carotid atherosclerosis detected by b-mode real-time ultrasonographyStroke.  20:1331-1335. 1989
1989 Original contributions study design for randomized prospective trial of carotid endarterectomy for asymptomatic atherosclerosisStroke.  20:844-849. 1989
1987 Declining morbidity and mortality of carotid endarterectomy: The wake forest university medical center experienceStroke.  18:823-829. 1987
1986 The sex difference in manifestations of carotid bifurcation diseaseStroke.  17:877-881. 1986
1985 Physicians' Attitudes: Management of Carotid Artery Plaques, Murmurs, and Transient Ischemic AttacksArchives of Neurology -Chigago-.  42:1198-1201. 1985
1982 Nonbacterial Thrombotic Endocarditis: A Neurologic Perspective of Clinicopathologic Correlations of 99 PatientsArchives of Neurology -Chigago-.  39:95-98. 1982
1981 A prospective study of histocompatible leukocyte and platelet transfusions during induction chemotherapy of adult acute nonlymphocytic leukemiaMedical and Pediatric Oncology.  9:225-234. 1981
1981 A randomized comparative trial of chemotherapy and irradiation therapy for stage ii breast cancerCancer.  47:2833-2839. 1981
1981 Chemotherapy vs. chemoimmunotherapy with methanol extraction residue of bacillus calmette‐guerin (MER) in advanced breast cancer: A randomized trial by the piedmont oncology associationCancer.  47:2295-2301. 1981
1981 Combination chemotherapy with and without the methanol‐extracted residue of bacillus calmette‐guerin (MER) in extensive non‐small‐cell lung cancer: A prospective randomized study for the piedmont oncology associationCancer.  47:2827-2832. 1981
1981 Cyclophosphamide versus cyclophosphamide, methotrexate, and 5‐fluorouracil in advanced prostatic cancer: A randomized trialCancer.  47:1949-1953. 1981
1979 Serum Alkaline Phosphatase Determination: Value in the Staging of Advanced Breast CancerJournal of the American Medical Association.  242:1147-1149. 1979
1979 Chemotherapy versus chemoimmunotherapy in advanced adenocarcinoma of the colon and rectum. A prospective randomized studyCancer.  43:91-96. 1979

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Year Title Altmetric
2018 Stroke, Epidemiology 2018
2015 Stroke Disparities.  207-216. 2015
2015 Stroke and hypertension in high-risk African Americans.  71-93. 2015
2014 Stroke; Epidemiology.  315-320. 2014
2011 Distribution of Stroke: Heterogeneity by Age, Race, and Sex.  189-197. 2011
2009 Stroke Epidemiology.  1-10. 2009
2004 Distribution of Stroke: Heterogeneity of Stroke by Age, Race, and Sex.  3-12. 2004

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  • Doctor of Philosophy in Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina 2008
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  • Virginia Howard