Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

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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
2020 Tobacco smoke exposure limits the therapeutic benefit of tezacaftor/ivacaftor in pediatric patients with cystic fibrosisJournal of Cystic Fibrosis2020
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
Adaptation of a mobile health platform to the needs of cystic fibrosis patients, caregivers, and clinicians in the United States (Preprint)

Investigator On

  • UAB Pediatric Pulmonary Center  awarded by Health Resources and Services Administration/DHHS 2020 - 2025
  • UAB CF Research and Translation Core Center  awarded by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2018 - 2023
  • UAB CF Research and Translation Core Center - P&F Core  awarded by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2018 - 2023
  • Private Grant  awarded by ARCUS-MED LLC 2020 - 2022
  • Obesity Health Disparities Research Center (OHDRC)  awarded by NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON MINORITY HEALTH AND HEALTH DISPARITIES/NIH/DHHS 2017 - 2022
  • Obesity Health Disparities Research Center (OHDRC) - Regional Expansion  awarded by NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON MINORITY HEALTH AND HEALTH DISPARITIES/NIH/DHHS 2017 - 2022
  • Alabama Community-Engagement Research Alliance Against COVID-19 in Disproportionately Affected Communities (Alabama CEAL)  awarded by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute/NIH/DHHS 2020 - 2021
  • Cystic Fibrosis Training Network: Latin America  awarded by Cystic Fibrosis Foundation 2018 - 2021
  • DNA Sequencing for Newborn Nurseries in the South  awarded by HUDSONALPHA INSTITUTE FOR BIOTECHNOLOGY 2017 - 2021
  • Optimization of the Alabama CF Newborn Screening Program  awarded by Cystic Fibrosis Foundation 2018 - 2020
  • International Workshop on Sustainable Smart Cities  awarded by NSF - National Science Foundation 2016 - 2019
  • Mid-South Transdisciplinary Collaborative Center for Health Disparities Research  awarded by NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON MINORITY HEALTH AND HEALTH DISPARITIES/NIH/DHHS 2012 - 2019
  • National Transdisciplinary Collaborative Center for African American Men's Health  awarded by University of Minnesota 2013 - 2018
  • Comprehensive Minority and Health Disparities Research Center - Phase III - Research Core  awarded by NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON MINORITY HEALTH AND HEALTH DISPARITIES/NIH/DHHS 2012 - 2018
  • Eliminating Health Disparities Through Multi-Disciplinary Translational Approaches  awarded by JACKSON STATE UNIVERSITY 2012 - 2018
  • Development of Standardized Measures of Barriers to Treatment Adherence: Field Testing and Psychometric Validation  awarded by CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL (BOSTON) 2017
  • Gulf States Collaborative Center for Health Policy Research (Gulf States CC)  awarded by BAYOU LA BATRE CLINIC 2013 - 2016
  • Gulf States Collaborative Center for Health Policy Research (Gulf States CC) - Pilot Project Core  awarded by BAYOU LA BATRE CLINIC 2013 - 2016
  • Gulf States Collaborative Center for Health Policy Research (Gulf States CC) - Research Core  awarded by BAYOU LA BATRE CLINIC 2013 - 2016
  • 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