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Tuskegee and the Health of Black Men

August 2017

For forty years, the Tuskegee Study of Untreated Syphilis in the Negro Male passively monitored hundreds of adult black males with syphilis despite the availability of effective treatment.

Sourcebook Volume 1–Women Veterans in the Veterans Health Administration: Sociodemographic Characteristics and Use of VHA Care

December 2011

The Sourcebook is the result of ongoing Veterans Health Administration (VHA) efforts aimed at understanding the effects of military service on women’s lives.

An Environment-Wide Association study (EWAS) on type 2 diabetes mellitus

May 2010

BACKGROUND: Type 2 Diabetes (T2D) and other chronic diseases are caused by a complex combination of many genetic and environmental factors.

Preferences for dialysis withdrawal and engagement in advance care planning within a diverse sample of dialysis patients.

January 2010

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Rates of dialysis withdrawal are higher among the elderly and lower among Blacks, yet it is unknown whether preferences for withdrawal and engagement in advance care...

Preferences for Dialysis Withdrawal and Engagement in Advance Care Planning within a Diverse Sample of Dialysis Patients.

September 2009

Background and objectives.

Associations Between Intensity of Child Welfare Involvement and Child Development among Young Children in Child Welfare

September 2009

OBJECTIVE: To examine developmental and behavioral status of children in child welfare (CW) over time, by intensity of CW involvement using a national probability sample.

Children with Special Health Care Needs: How Immigrant Status is Related to Health Care Access, Health Care Utilization, and Health Status

June 2009

To compare health care access, utilization, and perceived health status for children with SHCN in immigrant and nonimmigrant families.

Parent Involvement Is Associated With Early Success in Obesity Treatment

June 2009

Objective: The study examined the influence of parent involvement and family factors on body mass index (BMI) change in a pediatric obesity treatment program.

Healthcare in the New Vietnam: Comparing patients' satisfaction with outpatient care in a traditional neighborhood clinic and a new, western-style clinic in Ho Chi Minh City

March 2006

As Vietnam opens its economy to privatization, its system of healthcare will face a series of crucial tests.

Quality of US Outpatient Care: Temporal Changes and Racial/Ethnic Disparities

June 2005

Background: The current national measure set for the quality of health care underrepresents the spectrum of outpatient care and makes limited use of readily available national ambulatory care...

Invariance and Inconsistency in Utility Ratings

March 2005

Purpose:To assess utilities of composite health states for dependence in activities of daily living (ADLs) for invariance (i.e., when subjects provide a utility of 1 for all health states) and...

Race/Ethnicity and Patient Satisfaction: Using the Appropriate Method to Test for Perceived Differences in Care

September 2004

OBJECTIVE: To determine whether an established patient satisfaction scale commonly used in the primary care setting is sufficiently sensitive to identify racial/ethnic differences in satisfaction...

Reflections on the socio-economic correlates of health

July 2004

Income, education, occupation, age, sex, marital status, and ethnicity are all correlated with health in one context or another.

Incidence of Parkinson's Disease: Variation by Age, Gender, and Race/Ethnicity

December 2003

The goal of this study was to estimate the incidence of Parkinson's disease by age, gender, and ethnicity.

Economics of one-stage versus two-stage bilateral total knee arthroplasties

September 2003

Patients requiring bilateral total knee arthroplasties may have both joints replaced simultaneously during one hospitalization (one-stage) or during two separate hospitalizations (two-stage).

Dance and Reducing Television Viewing to Prevent Weight Gain in African-American Girls: The Stanford GEMS Pilot Study

January 2003

Objective: To test the feasibility, acceptability, and potential efficacy of after-school dance classes and a family-based intervention to reduce television viewing, thereby reducing weight gain,...

Predictors of Help-Seeking Behaviors for Coronary Heart Disease in Blacks and Whites

December 2002

Management of Ventricular Arrhythmias in Diverse Populations in California

September 2002

The use of coronary angiography and revascularization is lower than expected among black patients.

Overweight Concerns and Body Dissatisfaction Among Third-Grade Children: The Impacts of Ethnicity and Socioeconomic Status

December 2001

Objective: To examine the prevalence of overweight concerns and body dissatisfaction among third-grade girls and boys and the influences of ethnicity and socioeconomic status (SES).

Why Ethnicity and Race Are so Important in Child Health Services Research Today

December 2001

Does Willingness to Pay Vary by Race/Ethnicity? An Analysis using Mammography among Low-Income Women

December 2001

Does the Camera Add 10 Pounds? Media Use, Perceived Importance of Appearance, and Weight Concerns Among Teenage Girls

December 2000

Purpose: To examine the relationship between use of electronic media and perceived importance of appearance and weight concerns among adolescent girls.

Ethnicity and Body Dissatisfaction: Are Hispanic and Asian Girls at Increased Risk for Eating Disorders?

December 1996

Overview of Geriatrics and Medication Use: Focus on Ethnicity

December 1991


rsd15 081 0253a Paul H. Wise Senior Fellow Professor, Pediatrics, Senior Fellow, FSI