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2021 Neighborhood Socioeconomic Status and Stroke Incidence: A Systematic Review.Neurology2021
2021 The Association of Neighborhood Medical Facilities with Aging in Place and Risk of Incident Myocardial InfarctionJournal of Aging and Health.  33:227-236. 2021
2021 Association of Sickle Cell Trait With Incidence of Coronary Heart Disease Among African American IndividualsJAMA Network Open.  4:e2030435. 2021
2021 Associations of novel dietary and lifestyle inflammation scores with incident colorectal cancer in the NIH-AARP diet and health studyJNCI Cancer Spectrum.  4. 2021
2021 Neighborhood Participation Is Less Likely among Older Adults with Sidewalk ProblemsJournal of Aging and Health.  33:101-113. 2021
2020 N-Terminal Pro-B-Type Natriuretic Peptide and Longitudinal Risk of Hypertension.American Journal of Hypertension2020
2020 C-reactive protein and hypertension incidence in black and white Americans: REasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) study.American Journal of Hypertension2020
2020 Weather woes? Exploring potential links between precipitation and age-related cognitive declineInternational Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.  17:1-15. 2020
2020 Associations of Novel Dietary and Lifestyle Inflammation Scores with Incident, Sporadic Colorectal Adenoma.Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention.  29:2300-2308. 2020
2020 Life's Simple 7 and Incident Hypertension: The REGARDS Study 2020
2020 Association of FGF23 with Incident Sepsis in Community-Dwelling Adults: A Cohort Study 2020
2020 Association of Sedentary Behavior with Cancer Mortality in Middle-aged and Older US AdultsJAMA Oncology.  6:1210-1217. 2020
2020 Objectively Measured Physical Activity and the Risk of Atrial Fibrillation (from the REGARDS Study)American Journal of Cardiology.  128:107-112. 2020
2020 Is adiposity associated with objectively measured physical activity and sedentary behaviors in older adults?BMC Geriatrics.  20. 2020
2020 Does Adherence to Mediterranean Diet Mediate the Association Between Food Environment and Obesity Among Non-Hispanic Black and White Older US Adults? A Path AnalysisAmerican Journal of Health Promotion.  34:652-658. 2020
2020 Fast-food for thought: Retail food environments as resources for cognitive health and wellbeing among aging Americans?Health and Place.  64. 2020
2020 Association of allostatic load with all-cause and cancer mortality by race and body mass index in the regards cohortCancers.  12:1-15. 2020
2020 APOL1 Nephropathy Risk Alleles and Mortality in African American Adults: A Cohort StudyAmerican Journal of Kidney Diseases.  75:54-60. 2020
2020 Diet pattern may affect fasting insulin in a large sample of black and white adultsEuropean Journal of Clinical Nutrition2020
2020 Dietary intake, D3Cr muscle mass, and appendicular lean mass in a cohort of older men 2020
2020 Does a physical activity supportive environment ameliorate or exacerbate socioeconomic inequities in incident coronary heart disease?Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health2020
2020 Magnesium intake is inversely associated with the risk of metabolic syndrome in the REasons for geographic and racial differences in stroke (REGARDS) cohort studyClinical Nutrition2020
2020 Pro-Neurotensin/Neuromedin N and Risk of Cognitive Impairment in a Prospective StudyJournal of Alzheimer's Disease.  76:1403-1412. 2020
2020 Serum magnesium concentration and incident cognitive impairment: the reasons for geographic and racial differences in stroke study 2020
2020 Severity of Hypertension Mediates the Association of Hyperuricemia With Stroke in the REGARDS Case Cohort StudyHypertension.  75:246-256. 2020
2019 Apol1 nephropathy risk alleles and risk of sepsis in blacksClinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.  14:1733-1740. 2019
2019 Association of 25-hydroxyvitamin D with incident coronary heart disease in the Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) studyAmerican Heart Journal.  217:140-147. 2019
2019 Does the association of diabetes with stroke risk differ by age, race, and sex? Results from the reasons for geographic and racial differences in stroke (REGARDS) studyDiabetes Care.  42:1966-1972. 2019
2019 Calcium intake and serum calcium level in relation to the risk of ischemic stroke: Findings from the REGARDS studyJournal of Stroke.  21:312-323. 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 Walk Score and objectively measured physical activity within a national cohortJournal of Epidemiology and Community Health.  73:549-556. 2019
2019 Plasma 25-Hydroxyvitamin D and the Longitudinal Risk of Sepsis in the REGARDS CohortClinical Infectious Diseases.  68:1926-1931. 2019
2019 Inflammatory cytokines and ischemic stroke risk: The REGARDS cohortNeurology.  92:E2375-E2384. 2019
2019 Association of Sugary Beverage Consumption With Mortality Risk in US Adults: A Secondary Analysis of Data From the REGARDS StudyJAMA Network Open.  2:e193121. 2019
2019 Association between obesity and biomarkers of inflammation and metabolism with cancer mortality in a prospective cohort study 2019
2019 Association of Urine Albumin Excretion With Incident Heart Failure Hospitalization in Community-Dwelling AdultsJACC: Heart Failure.  7:394-401. 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 Sickle cell trait and risk of cognitive impairment in African-Americans: The REGARDS cohortEClinicalMedicine.  11:27-33. 2019
2019 Dietary Patterns and Incident Heart Failure in U.S. Adults Without Known Coronary DiseaseJournal of the American College of Cardiology.  73:2036-2045. 2019
2019 Rural–urban differences in health behaviors and outcomes among older, overweight, long-term cancer survivors in the RENEW randomized control trialCancer Causes and Control.  30:301-309. 2019
2019 Lipoprotein(a) and Risk of Ischemic Stroke in the REGARDS Study 2019
2019 An investigation of selection bias in estimating racial disparity in stroke risk factorsAmerican Journal of Epidemiology.  188:587-597. 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 Vitamin D for the Immune System in Cystic Fibrosis (DISC): A double-blind, multicenter, randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trialAmerican Journal of Clinical Nutrition.  109:554-565. 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 A PheWAS study of a large observational epidemiological cohort of African Americans from the REGARDS studyBMC Medical Genomics.  12. 2019
2018 Differences in Risk of Sudden Cardiac Death Between Blacks and WhitesJournal of the American College of Cardiology.  72:2431-2439. 2018
2018 Association of Clinical and Social Factors with Excess Hypertension Risk in Black Compared with White US Adults 2018
2018 Serum albumin concentration and risk of end-stage renal disease: The REGARDS studyNephrology Dialysis Transplantation.  33:1770-1777. 2018
2018 Mechanisms and mitigating factors for venous thromboembolism in chronic kidney disease: the REGARDS studyJournal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis.  16:1743-1752. 2018
2018 Urinary Tubular Injury Biomarkers Are Associated With ESRD and Death in the REGARDS StudyKidney International Reports.  3:1183-1192. 2018
2018 Association of sickle cell trait with ischemic stroke among African americans a meta-analysisJAMA Neurology.  75:802-807. 2018
2018 Dietary patterns and mediterranean diet score and hazard of recurrent coronary heart disease events and all-cause mortality in the regards study 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 Association of Neighborhood Socioeconomic Status with Risk of Infection and SepsisClinical Infectious Diseases.  66:1940-1947. 2018
2018 Dietary Oxidative Balance Scores and Biomarkers of Inflammation among Individuals with and without Chronic Kidney DiseaseNephron Extra.  8:11-23. 2018
2018 Alcohol Consumption and Incident Stroke among Older Adults 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 Heart disease and stroke statistics - 2018 update: A report from the American Heart AssociationCirculation.  137:E67-E492. 2018
2018 Dietary Patterns Among Overweight and Obese African-American Women Living in the Rural SouthJournal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities.  5:141-150. 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 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
2018 The Association between Residence in a Food Desert Census Tract and Adherence to Dietary Patterns in the REGARDS Cohort. 2018
2017 Metabolic dysregulation and cancer mortality in a national cohort of blacks and whitesBMC Cancer.  17. 2017
2017 Galectin-3 and risk of ischaemic stroke: Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke cohortEuropean Journal of Neurology.  24:1464-1470. 2017
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 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 Age and sex disparities in discharge statin prescribing in the stroke belt: Evidence from the reasons for geographic and racial differences in stroke study 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 Measures of Kidney Disease and the Risk of Venous Thromboembolism in the REGARDS (Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke) StudyAmerican Journal of Kidney Diseases.  70:182-190. 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 WhitesCirculation: Cardiovascular Genetics.  10. 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 Amino Acid Concentrations in HIV-Infected Youth Compared to Healthy Controls and Associations with CD4 Counts and InflammationAIDS Research and Human Retroviruses.  33:681-689. 2017
2017 Sickle cell trait and the risk of ESRD in blacksJournal of the American Society of Nephrology.  28:2180-2187. 2017
2017 Associations of coagulation factors IX and XI levels with incident coronary heart disease and ischemic stroke: the REGARDS studyJournal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis.  15:1086-1094. 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 The Vitamin D for Enhancing the Immune System in Cystic Fibrosis (DISC) trial: Rationale and design of a multi-center, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of high dose bolus administration of vitamin D3 during acute pulmonary exacerbation of cystic fibrosisContemporary Clinical Trials Communications.  6:39-45. 2017
2017 Fine particulate air pollution and premature atrial contractions: The REasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke study 2017
2017 Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics'2017 Update: A Report from the American Heart AssociationCirculation.  135:e146-e603. 2017
2017 The geographic distribution of trace elements in the environment: the REGARDS studyEnvironmental Monitoring and Assessment.  189. 2017
2017 Global burden of hypertension and systolic blood pressure of at least 110 to 115mmHg, 1990-2015 2017
2017 Albuminuria, kidney function, and sudden cardiac death: Findings from The Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) studyHeart Rhythm.  14:65-71. 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 Cardiovascular health and healthcare utilization and expenditures among medicare beneficiaries: The reasons for geographic and racial differences in stroke (REGARDS) study 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 A prospective study of dietary patterns and cancer mortality among Blacks and Whites in the REGARDS cohortInternational Journal of Cancer.  139:2221-2231. 2016
2016 Dietary flavonoid intake and incident coronary heart disease: The REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) studyAmerican Journal of Clinical Nutrition.  104:1236-1244. 2016
2016 Medicare claims indicators of healthcare utilization differences after hospitalization for ischemic stroke: Race, gender, and caregiving effectsInternational Journal of Stroke.  11:928-934. 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 Incidence and Case Fatality at the County Level as Contributors to Geographic Disparities in Stroke MortalityNeuroepidemiology.  47:96-102. 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 Associations of blood pressure, sunlight, and Vitamin D in community-dwelling adultsJournal of Hypertension.  34:1704-1710. 2016
2016 Nut Intake among overweight and obese african-American women in the rural SouthAmerican Journal of Health Behavior.  40:585-593. 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 Admixture mapping of serum vitamin D and parathyroid hormone concentrations in the African American-Diabetes Heart StudyBONE.  87:71-77. 2016
2016 Interrelationship between electrocardiographic left ventricular hypertrophy, QT prolongation, and ischaemic stroke: The REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke Study 2016
2016 APOL1 nephropathy risk variants are associated with altered high-density lipoprotein profiles in African AmericansNephrology Dialysis Transplantation.  31:602-608. 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 Stroke Symptoms as a Predictor of Future HospitalizationJournal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases.  25:702-709. 2016
2016 Response to Letter Regarding Article, "southern Dietary Pattern is Associated with Hazard of Acute Coronary Heart Disease in the Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) Study"Circulation.  133:e416. 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) Study 2016
2016 The role of cystatin-C in the confirmation of reduced glomerular filtration rate among the oldest oldArchives of Medical Science.  12:55-67. 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 Dietary patterns are associated with cognitive function in the REasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) cohortJournal of Nutritional Science.  5. 2016
2016 Association of reduced eGFR and albuminuria with serious fall injuries among older adultsClinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.  11:1236-1243. 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 Vitamin D deficiency and incident stroke risk in community-living black and white adultsInternational Journal of Stroke.  11:93-102. 2016
2016 Waist Circumference, Body Mass Index, and ESRD in the REGARDS (Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke) StudyAmerican Journal of Kidney Diseases.  67:62-69. 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 Heart rate and ischemic stroke: The reasons for geographic and racial differences in stroke (REGARDS) studyInternational Journal of Stroke.  10:1229-1235. 2015
2015 Oxidative Balance Score and Chronic Kidney DiseaseAmerican Journal of Nephrology.  42:320-327. 2015
2015 Oxidative stress, inflammation, and markers of cardiovascular healthAtherosclerosis.  243:38-43. 2015
2015 A Risk Score to Guide Cystatin C Testing to Detect Occult-Reduced Estimated Glomerular Filtration RateAmerican Journal of Nephrology.  42:141-147. 2015
2015 Estimated glomerular filtration rate and albuminuria for prediction of cardiovascular outcomes: A collaborative meta-analysis of individual participant dataLancet Diabetes and Endocrinology.  3:514-525. 2015
2015 Risk of Incident Coronary Heart Disease Events in Men Compared to Women by Menopause Type and Race 2015
2015 Diet patterns and risk of sepsis in community-dwelling adults: A cohort studyBMC Infectious Diseases.  15. 2015
2015 Perceived Stress and Atrial Fibrillation: The REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke StudyAnnals of Behavioral Medicine.  49:802-808. 2015
2015 Geographic region and racial variations in polypharmacy in the United StatesAnnals of Epidemiology.  25:433-438.e1. 2015
2015 Obesity, metabolic health, and the risk of end-stage renal diseaseKidney International.  87:1216-1222. 2015
2015 Oxidative balance score as predictor of all-cause, cancer, and noncancer mortality in a biracial US cohortAnnals of Epidemiology.  25:256-262.e1. 2015
2015 American Heart Association's Life's Simple 7 and risk of venous thromboembolism: the Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) study 2015
2015 Heart disease and stroke statistics-2015 update : A report from the American Heart AssociationCirculation.  131:e29-e39. 2015
2015 Dietary Patterns Derived Using Exploratory and Confirmatory Factor Analysis are Stable and Generalizable Across Race, Region, and Gender Subgroups in the REGARDS StudyFrontiers in Nutrition.  1. 2015
2015 Association between opioid use and atrial fibrillation: The Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) studyJAMA Internal Medicine.  175:1058-1060. 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 PCSK9 variation and association with blood pressure in African Americans: Preliminary findings from the HyperGEN and REGARDS studiesFrontiers in Genetics.  6. 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 Southern dietary pattern is associated with hazard of acute coronary heart disease in the reasons for geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) studyCirculation.  132:804-814. 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 Sunlight exposure and cardiovascular risk factors in the REGARDS study: A cross-sectional split-sample analysisBMC Neurology.  14. 2014
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 Racial and regional differences in venous thromboembolism in the United States in 3 cohortsCirculation.  129:1502-1509. 2014
2014 The relationship between long-term sunlight radiation and cognitive decline in the REGARDS cohort study 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 ABO blood type and stroke risk: The REasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke StudyJournal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis.  12:564-570. 2014
2014 Association between ideal cardiovascular health and carotid intima-media thickness: a twin study. 2014
2014 Atrial fibrillation and the risk of myocardial infarctionJAMA Internal Medicine.  174. 2014
2014 Dietary patterns and risk of death and progression to ESRD in individuals with CKD: A cohort studyAmerican Journal of Kidney Diseases.  64:204-213. 2014
2014 Inflammation markers and incident venous thromboembolism: The REasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) cohortJournal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis.  12:1993-2001. 2014
2014 LL-37 concentrations and the relationship to vitamin D, immune status, and inflammation in HIV-infected children and young adultsAIDS Research and Human Retroviruses.  30:670-676. 2014
2014 Low income, community poverty and risk of end stage renal diseaseBMC Nephrology.  15. 2014
2014 Nondisease-specific problems and all-cause mortality among older adults with CKD: The REGARDS studyClinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.  9:1737-1745. 2014
2014 Oxidative balance score and oxidative stress biomarkers in a study of Whites, African Americans, and African immigrantsBiomarkers.  19:471-480. 2014
2014 Oxidative balance score and risk for incident prostate cancer in a prospective U.S. cohort studyAnnals of Epidemiology.  24:475-478.e4. 2014
2014 Oxidative balance score, colorectal adenoma, and markers of oxidative stress and inflammationCancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention.  23:545-554. 2014
2014 Paleolithic and mediterranean diet pattern scores and risk of incident, sporadic colorectal adenomasAmerican Journal of Epidemiology.  180:1088-1097. 2014
2014 Relative risks of chronic kidney disease for mortality and end-stage renal disease across races are similarKidney International.  86:819-827. 2014
2014 The American Heart Association life's simple 7 and incident cognitive impairment: The REasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) study 2014
2014 The association between race and income on riskof mortality in patients with moderate chronic kidney diseaseBMC Nephrology.  15. 2014
2014 Validity of claims-based stroke algorithms in contemporary medicare data: Reasons for geographic and racial differences in stroke (REGARDS) study linked with medicare claimsCirculation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes.  7:611-619. 2014
2013 Metabolic subtypes and risk of mortality in normal weight, overweight, and obese individuals with CKDClinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.  8:2064-2071. 2013
2013 Family caregiving and all-cause mortality: Findings from a population-based propensity-matched analysisAmerican Journal of Epidemiology.  178:1571-1578. 2013
2013 Inflammatory and endothelial activation biomarkers and risk of sepsis: A nested case-control studyJournal of Critical Care.  28:549-555. 2013
2013 Near-elimination of folate-deficiency anemia by mandatory folic acid fortification in older US adults: Reasons for geographic and racial differences in stroke study 2003-2007American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.  98:1042-1047. 2013
2013 Cardiovascular risk factors in CKD associate with both ESRD and mortalityJournal of the American Society of Nephrology.  24:1159-1165. 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 Adherence to a Mediterranean diet and risk of incident cognitive impairmentNeurology.  80:1684-1692. 2013
2013 Favorite foods of older adults living in the Black Belt Region of the United States. Influences of ethnicity, gender, and educationAppetite.  63:18-23. 2013
2013 Assessment tools for unrecognized myocardial infarction: A cross-sectional analysis of the REasons for geographic and racial differences in stroke populationBMC Cardiovascular Disorders.  13. 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 Geographic variation in CKD prevalence and ESRD incidence in the united states: Results from the reasons for geographic and racial differences in stroke (REGARDS) studyAmerican Journal of Kidney Diseases.  61:395-403. 2013
2013 Healthy behaviors, risk factor control and awareness of chronic kidney diseaseAmerican Journal of Nephrology.  37:135-143. 2013
2013 Behavioral mechanisms, elevated depressive symptoms, and the risk for myocardial infarction or death in individuals with coronary heart disease: The regards (reason for geographic and racial differences in stroke) studyJournal of the American College of Cardiology.  61:622-630. 2013
2013 High sodium: Potassium intake ratio increases the risk for all-cause mortality: The reasons for geographic and racial differences in Stroke (REGARDS) studyJournal of Nutritional Science.  2:1-8. 2013
2013 Low hemoglobin levels and recurrent falls in U.S. Men and Women: Prospective findings from the REasons for Geographic and racial differences in stroke (REGARDS) cohortAmerican Journal of the Medical Sciences.  345:446-454. 2013
2013 Short- and long-term sunlight radiation and stroke incidenceAnnals of Neurology.  73:32-37. 2013
2013 The contributions of unhealthy lifestyle factors to apparent resistant hypertension: Findings from the Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) studyJournal of Hypertension.  31:370-376. 2013
2012 Low income and albuminuria among REGARDS (Reasons for geographic and racial differences in stroke) study participantsAmerican Journal of Kidney Diseases.  60:779-786. 2012
2012 Racial differences in albuminuria, kidney function, and risk of strokeNeurology.  79:1686-1692. 2012
2012 Risk factors for vitamin D deficiency and relationship with cardiac biomarkers, inflammation and immune restoration in HIV-infected youthAntiviral Therapy.  17:1069-1078. 2012
2012 Blood pressure indexes and end-stage renal disease risk in adults with chronic kidney diseaseAmerican Journal of Hypertension.  25:789-796. 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 Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D and Ethnic Differences in Arterial Stiffness and Endothelial Function.Journal of Clinical Medicine Research.  4:197-205. 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 Use of secondary prevention medications among adults with reduced kidney functionClinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.  7:604-611. 2012
2012 Association of family history of ESRD, prevalent albuminuria, and reduced GFR with incident esrdAmerican Journal of Kidney Diseases.  59:25-31. 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
2011 Association of dietary sodium and potassium intakes with albuminuria in normal-weight, overweight, and obese participants in the Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) studyAmerican Journal of Clinical Nutrition.  94:1071-1078. 2011
2011 Imputation of incident events in longitudinal cohort studiesAmerican Journal of Epidemiology.  174:718-726. 2011
2011 Age-specific association of reduced estimated glomerular filtration rate and albuminuria with all-cause mortalityClinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.  6:2200-2207. 2011
2011 Albuminuria and racial disparities in the risk for ESRDJournal of the American Society of Nephrology.  22:1721-1728. 2011
2011 Association of waist circumference and body mass index with all-cause mortality in CKD: The REGARDS (Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke) studyAmerican Journal of Kidney Diseases.  58:177-185. 2011
2011 Development and validation of a self-assessment tool for albuminuria: Results from the reasons for geographic and racial differences in stroke (REGARDS) studyAmerican Journal of Kidney Diseases.  58:196-205. 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 Vitamin D is linked to carotid intima-media thickness and immune reconstitution in HIV-positive individualsAntiviral Therapy.  16:555-563. 2011
2011 Adiposity, inflammation, and risk for death in black and white men and women in the United States: The Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) studyJournal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism.  96:1805-1814. 2011
2011 Vitamin D therapy and cardiovascular healthCurrent Hypertension Reports.  13:187-191. 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 Placebo adherence, clinical outcomes, and mortality in the women's health initiative randomized hormone therapy trialsMedical Care.  49:427-435. 2011
2011 Detection of chronic kidney disease with creatinine, cystatin c, and urine albumin-to-creatinine ratio and association with progression to end-stage renal disease and mortality 2011
2011 The relationship between bisphosphonate adherence and fracture: Is it the behavior or the medication? Results from the placebo arm of the fracture intervention trialJournal of Bone and Mineral Research.  26:683-688. 2011
2011 Disparities in stroke incidence contributing to disparities in stroke mortalityAnnals of Neurology.  69:619-627. 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 Vitamin DInternational Journal of Endocrinology.  2010. 2010
2010 Associations of dietary fat with albuminuria and kidney dysfunctionAmerican Journal of Clinical Nutrition.  92:897-904. 2010
2010 Low medication adherence and hypertension control among adults with CKD: Data from the REGARDS (Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke) StudyAmerican Journal of Kidney Diseases.  56:447-457. 2010
2010 The association of statin use and statin type and cognitive performance: Analysis of the reasons for geographic and racial differences in stroke (REGARDS) study 2010
2010 Editorial: Can vitamin D supplementation improve physical function and quality of life in older patients with heart failure?Circulation: Heart Failure.  3:183-184. 2010
2009 Alterations in vitamin D status and anti-microbial peptide levels in patients in the intensive care unit with sepsisJournal of Translational Medicine.  7. 2009
2009 Evaluation of vitamin d repletion regimens to correct vitamin d status in adultsEndocrine Practice.  15:95-103. 2009
2009 Treatment and prevention of vitamin D insufficiency in cystic fibrosis patients: Comparative efficacy of ergocalciferol, cholecalciferol, and UV lightJournal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism.  94:2037-2043. 2009
2009 Vitamin D deficiency and risk for cardiovascular diseaseAmerican Journal of the Medical Sciences.  338:40-44. 2009
2008 Vitamin D and bone health in adults with cystic fibrosisClinical Endocrinology.  69:374-381. 2008
2008 Relation of ratio indices of anthropometric measures to obesity in a stunted populationAmerican Journal of Human Biology.  20:446-450. 2008
2008 Calcium and vitamin D: Skeletal and extraskeletal healthCurrent Rheumatology Reports.  10:110-117. 2008
2008 Optimal vitamin D status attenuates the age-associated increase in systolic blood pressure in white Americans: Results from the third National Health and Nutrition Examination SurveyAmerican Journal of Clinical Nutrition.  87:136-141. 2008
2008 Vitamin D status in United States war veteransEndocrine Practice.  14:127-128. 2008

Principal Investigator On

  • RURAL: Risk Underlying Rural Areas Longitudinal Cohort Study  awarded by Boston University 2019 - 2025
  • VCID and Stroke in Bi-Racial National Cohort  awarded by National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke/NIH/DHHS 2019 - 2023
  • Dementia Risk Prediction Pooling Project  awarded by Northwestern University 2020 - 2022
  • Data Harmonization  awarded by Duke University 2020 - 2021
  • Cognitive Resilience and Community Context: Examining the Role of Neighborhood Built and Social Environments for Slowing the Progression of Dementia among Older Americans  awarded by University of Michigan 2017 - 2021
  • Built Environments on Stroke Risk and Stroke Disparities in a National Sample  awarded by University of Michigan 2016 - 2020
  • Private Grant  awarded by IRHYTHM TECHNOLOGIES 2018 - 2019
  • Communities Designed to Support Cardiovascular Health for Older Adults  awarded by Drexel University College of Medicine 2016 - 2019
  • The Differences in the Built Environment by Country of Origin Associated with Differences in Dietary Patterns and with the Risk of Stroke in two Populations  awarded by THE UNIVERSITY OF BORDEAUX 2018
  • Private Grant  awarded by ZEUS SCIENTIFIC, INC. 2015 - 2017
  • Caregiving and Health Care Utilization After Stroke Among Medicare Beneficiaries  awarded by Johns Hopkins University 2012 - 2017
  • Communities Designed to Support Cardiovascular Health for Older Adults  awarded by Columbia University 2015 - 2016
  • Private Grant  awarded by DIADEXUS, INC 2012 - 2016
  • Vitamin D for Enhancing the Immune System in Cystic Fibrosis ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01426256  awarded by Emory University 2011 - 2014
  • Research Consortia for Comparative Effectiveness Studies in Cancer, Cardiovascular Disease  awarded by Duke University 2012 - 2013
  • Investigator On

  • UAB Center for AIDS Research (CFAR)  awarded by National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2019 - 2024
  • VCID and Stroke in a Bi-racial National Cohort  awarded by National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke/NIH/DHHS 2018 - 2023
  • 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
  • Collaborative Cohort of Cohorts for COVID Research (C4R)  awarded by Columbia University 2020 - 2022
  • Genetic Underpinnings of Cardiorenal risk in Africans and African Americans  awarded by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute/NIH/DHHS 2017 - 2022
  • Metabolic Predictors of Stroke in REGARDS  awarded by MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL 2016 - 2021
  • Alabama Community-Engagement Research Alliance Against COVID-19 in Disproportionately Affected Communities (Alabama CEAL)  awarded by RTI INTERNATIONAL 2020 - 2021
  • Trace Mineral Levels, Metabolomics, and Diabetes Risk  awarded by Columbia University 2019 - 2021
  • UAB Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) - A Dynamic COVID-19 Community-Engaged Testing Strategy in Alabama (COVID COMET AL)  awarded by National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2019 - 2021
  • Genomic Background of Blood Pressure Response to Thiazide Diuretic in African Americans  awarded by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute/NIH/DHHS 2016 - 2021
  • Transitions to Family Caregiving and Its Impact on Health Indicators  awarded by Johns Hopkins University 2016 - 2021
  • Healthcare Fragmentation and Cardiovascular Outcomes  awarded by Cornell University 2019 - 2021
  • Trace Mineral Levels, Metabolomics, and Diabetes Risk  awarded by Indiana University 2018 - 2020
  • Healthcare Fragmentation and Cardiovascular Outcomes  awarded by Cornell University 2017 - 2019
  • Impact of Disordered Mineral Metabolism on Stroke and Cognitive Impairment  awarded by National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke/NIH/DHHS 2012 - 2018
  • Etiology of Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke  awarded by National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke/NIH/DHHS 2012 - 2018
  • ADPH ALL Kids Member Survey  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH 2016 - 2017
  • Centers of Research Translation (CoRT)  awarded by National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2012 - 2017
  • Etiology of Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke  awarded by National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke/NIH/DHHS 2008 - 2012
  • Reasons for Racial Disparities in Venous Thromboembolism  awarded by University of Vermont 2009 - 2012
  • Teaching Activities

  • BST799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2020) 2020
  • BST799 - Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2020) 2020
  • BST799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2020) 2020
  • BST799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • BST798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • GCLH150 - Burning Issues (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • HC120 - Honors Seminar (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • PUH495 - PUH Capstone Experience (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • BST698 - Non Thesis Research (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • HC112 - Honors Seminar Public Hlth (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • HC120 - Honors Seminar (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • PUH491 - Directed Study (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • PUH494 - Internship/Fieldwork (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • PUH495 - PUH Capstone Experience (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • PUH491 - Directed Study (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • PUH495 - PUH Capstone Experience (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • BST695 - Special Topics (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • GCLH150 - Burning Issues (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • PUH491 - Directed Study (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • PUH495 - PUH Capstone Experience (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • HC112 - Honors Seminar Public Hlth (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • PUH495 - PUH Capstone Experience (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • BST698 - Non Thesis Research (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • PUH491 - Directed Study (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • BST619 - Data Collection Management (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • BST698 - Non Thesis Research (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • PUH495 - PUH Capstone Experience (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • BST698 - Non Thesis Research (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • HC112 - Honors Seminar Public Hlth (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • PUH491 - Directed Study (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • PUH495 - PUH Capstone Experience (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • PUH498 - Special Topics in PUH (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • PUH498 - Special Topics in PUH (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • BST698 - Non Thesis Research (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • PUH498 - Special Topics in PUH (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • PUH498 - Special Topics in PUH (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • PUH495 - PUH Capstone Experience (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • HC110 - Honors Freshman Seminar I (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • BST619 - Data Collection Management (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • BST698 - Non Thesis Research (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • BST619 - Data Collection Management (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • BST619 - Data Collection Management (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • BST695 - Special Topics (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Biomedical Sciences, Emory University 2008
  • Full Name

  • Suzanne Judd