2007 Publications

1. Aggarwal A, Paasche-Orlow MK, Roloff KS, Speckman J, Battaglia T. The Role of Numeracy on Breast and Colorectal Cancer Screening Among Urban Women. Am J Hlth Behav. 2007 Sep-Oct; 31 Suppl 1:S57-68.

2. Alford DP, LaBelle C, Richardson JM, O’Connell JJ, Hohl CA, Cheng DM, Samet JH. Treating homeless opioid dependent patients with buprenorphine in an office-based setting. J Gen Intern Med. 2007; 22:171-176.

3. Alford DP, Salsitz E, Martin J, Renner JA. Clinical case discussion: Treating opioid dependence with buprenorphine. J Addict Med. 2007;1:73-78

4. Arkes HR, Shaffer VA, Medow MA. Patients derogate physicians who use a computer-assisted diagnostic aid. Med Decis Making. 2007 Mar-Apr;27(2):189-202.

5. Battaglia TA, Roloff K, Posner MA, Freund KM. Improving follow-up to abnormal breast cancer screening in an urban population. A patient navigation intervention.Cancer. 2007 Jan 15;109(2 Suppl):359-67. PMID: 17123275 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

6. Boehmer U, Linde R, Freund KM. Breast reconstruction following mastectomy for breast cancer: the decisions of sexual minority women. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2007 Feb;119(2):464-72. PMID: 17230077 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

7. Campos NG, Salomon JA, Servoss JC, Nunes DP, Samet JH, Freedberg KA, Goldie SJ. Cost-effectiveness of treatment for Hepatitis C in an urban cohort co-infected with HIV. Am J Med. 2007; 120:272-279.

8. Chen D, Lew R, Hershman W, Orlander J. A cross-sectional measurement of medical student empathy. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2007; 22(10):1434-1438.


9. Cheng DM, Nunes D, Libman H, Vidaver J, Alperen JK, Saitz R, Samet JH. Impact of hepatitis C on HIV progression in adults with alcohol problems. Alcohol Clin Exp Res 2007; 31(5):829-36. PMCID: PMC2048686

10. Chuang CH, Liebschutz JM, Cheng DM, Raj A, Samet JH. Substance use during sexual and physical assault in HIV-infected persons. Violence and Victims. 2007; 22(2): 216-225.

11. Claudio C, Katz RV, Green BL, Kressin NR, Wang MQ, Russell SL. (2007). Cancer-Screening Participation: Comparative Willingness of San Juan Puerto Ricans vs. New York City Puerto Ricans. Journal of the National Medical Association; 99 (5); 542-549.

12. Craft LL, Freund KM, Culpepper L, Perna FM. Intervention study of exercise for depressive symptoms in women. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2007 Dec;16(10):1499-509. PMID: 18062765 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

13. Cunha-Cruz J., Hujoel P, Kressin NR. (2007). Oral health impacts the quality of life of periodontal patients. Journal of Periodontal Research. 42(2):169-76, 2007 Apr.

14. Cupples AL, Arruda HT, Benjamin EJ, D’Agostino Sr BD, Demissie S, DeStefano AL, Dupuis J, Falls KM, Fox CS, Gottlieb DJ, Govindaraju DR, Guo CY, Heard-Costa NL, Hwang J, Kathiresan S, Kiel DP, Laramie JM, Larson MG, Levy D, Liu Cy, Lunetta KL, Mailman MD, Manning AK, Meigs JB, Murabito JM, Newton-Cheh C, O’Connor GT, O’Donnell CJ, Pandey M, Seshadri S, Vasan RS, Wang Z, Wilk JB, Wolf PA, Yang Q, Atwood LD. The Framingham heart study 100K SNP genome-wide association study resource; overview of 17 phenotype working group reports. BMC Medical Genetics. 2007;8(suppl1):S1:1-19.

15. Daeppen JB, Bertholet N, Gmel G, Gaume. Patient Own Drinking Objectives Influences Brief Alcohol Intervention Outcome. Sub Abuse. 2007;28(3):43-54.

16. Evans-Molina C, Regan S, Henault LE, Hylek EM, Schwartz GR. The New Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Benefit: An Estimation of Its Effect on Prescription Drug Costs in a Medicare Population with Atrial Fibrillation. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 2007;55(7):1038-1043.

17. Fang MC, Go AS, Chang Y, Hylek EM, Henault LE, Jensvold NG, Singer DE. Death and disability from warfarin-associated intracranial and extracranial hemorrhages. Am J Med 2007; 120:700-5.

18. Farzanfar, Allison Stevens, Louis Vachon, Robert Friedman, Steven Locke. Design and Development of a Workplace Mental Health Assessment and Intervention System. Journal of Medical Systems. Journal of Medical Systems. 2007; 31;49-62.

19. Farzanfar, Allison Stevens, Robert Friedman. A qualitative evaluation of live versus computer generated voice in a program to assess mental health disorder in the workplace. Abstract. 2007; Annals of Behavioral Medicine. Supplement, Vol. 32.


20. Farzanfar, Sophie Frishkopf, Robert Friedman, Kevin Ludena. Evaluating an automated mental care system: making meaning of human-computer interaction. Computers in Human Behavior. 2007;23:1167-1182.

21. Finucane MM, Samet JH, Horton NJ. Translational methods in biostatistics: linear mixed effect regression models of alcohol consumption and HIV disease progression over time. Epidemiol Perspect Innov 2007 Sep 19;4(1):8. http://www.epi-perspectives.com/content/4/1/8.


22. Freiberg M, Cheng DM, Kraemer KL, Saitz R, Kuller L, Samet JH. The association between Hepatitis C infection and prevalent cardiovascular disease among HIV-infected individuals. AIDS 2007;21(2):193-7. PMCID: PMC1805683.

23. Garcia D, Hylek EM. Stroke prevention in elderly patients with atrial fibrillation. Lancet. 2007;370:460-461.

24. Garcia DA, Hylek EM. A risk model predicted major bleeding in older patients with atrial fibrillation receiving warfarin therapy. [Invited Commentary]. ACP J Club. 2007 Mar-Apr;146(2):52.

25. Garcia DA, Hylek EM. Warfarin versus aspirin for stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation in the elderly community population: the Birmingham Atrial Fibrillation Treatment of the Aged Study (BAFTA), a randomized controlled trial.[Invited Commentary]. Lancet. 2007;307:460-1.

26. Gordon AJ, Sullivan LE, Alford DP, Arnsten JH, Gourevitch MN, Kertesz SG, Kunins HV, Merrill JO, Samet JH, Fiellin DA. Update in addiction medicine for the generalist. J Gen Intern Med. 2007; 22:1190-1194

27. Graham CS, Wells A, Edwards EM, Heeren T, Tumilty S, Stuver SO, Samet JH, Nunes D, Horsburgh CR, Koziel MJ. Effect of exposure to injection drugs or alcohol on antigen-specific immune responses in HIV and Hepatitis C coinfection. J Infect Diseases. 2007; 195:847-856.


28. Greenwald JL, Denham CR, Jack BW. The hospital discharge: A review of a high risk care transition with highlights of a reengineered discharge process. J Pt Safety 2007;3(2):97-106.


29. Greenwald JL, Samet J. Substance abuse and dependence in the hospitalized patient. In: Comprehensive Hospital Medicine. Elsevier. 2007. 111-7.

30. Hart RG, Albers GW, Connolly SJ, Friday G, Gage BF, Go AS, Goldstein LB, Gronseth G, Halperin JL, Hylek EM, Lip GYH, Pearce LA, Sherman DG, Singer DE, van Walraven C. Independent predictors of stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation. Neurology 2007;69;546-54.

31. Horton NJ, Kim E, Saitz R. A cautionary note regarding count models of alcohol consumption in randomized controlled trials. BMC Medical Research Methodology 2007; 7:1-9. PMCID: PMC1810542.


32. Hylek EM. Drug Evaluation: DU-176b, an oral direct factor Xa antagonist. Current Opinion in Investigational Drugs: cardiovascular and Renal Issue. 2007:8;778-783.


33. Hylek EM. Preadmission antithrombotic treatment and stroke severity in patients with atrial fibrillation and acute ischaemic stroke: an observation study. [Invited Commentary]. Nature Clinical Practice Cardiovascular Medicine 2007 Feb 6 (Epub ahead of print).

34. Hylek EM, Evans-Molina C, Shea C, Henault LE, Regan S. Major Hemorrhage and Tolerability of Warfarin in the First Year of Therapy Among Elderly Patients With Atrial Fibrillation. Circulation. May 29, 2007 2007;115(21):2689-2696.

35. Kartha A, Anthony D, Manasseh CS, Greenwald JL, Chetty VK, Burgess JF, Culpepper L, Jack BW. Depression is a risk factor for re-hospitalization in medical patients. Prim Care Companion J Clin Psychiatry 2007;9:256-262.

36. Katz RV, Green BL, Kressin NR, Claudio C, Wang MQ, Russell SL. (2007). Willingness of Minorities to Participate in Biomedical Studies: Confirmatory findings from a follow-up study using the Tuskegee Legacy Project Questionnaire. Journal of the National Medical Association: 99(9): 1050-62.

37. Katz RV, Kegeles SS, Kressin NR, Green BL, James SA, Wang MQ, Russell SL, Claudio C. (2007). Awareness of the Tuskegee Syphilis Study and the U.S. Presidential Apology: Influence on Participation of Minorities in Biomedical Research. American Journal of Public Health. Published online September 27, 2007.

38. Kim TW, Palepu A, Cheng DM, Libman H, Saitz R, Samet JH. Factors associated with discontinuation of antiretroviral therapy in HIV-infected patients with alcohol problems. AIDS Care 2007; 19(8): 1039-47.

39. Kim TW, Samet JH, Cheng DM, Winter MR, Safran DG, Saitz R. Primary care quality and addiction severity: a prospective cohort study. Health Services Research 2007; 42(2):755-72. doi:10.1111/j.1475-6773.2006.00630.x.

40. Kressin NR, Glickman ME, Peterson ED, Whittle J, Orner MB, Petersen LA. (2007). Functional Status Outcomes Among White and African American Cardiac Patients in an Equal Access System. American Heart Journal; 153;418-25.

41. Kressin NR, Saha S, Weaver F, Rubenstein L, Weinberger M. (2007). Career and time management strategies for clinical and health services researchers. Journal of General Internal Medicine: 22(10); 1475-1478.

42. Kressin NR, Wang F, Long J, Bokhour BG, Orner MB, Rothendler J, Clark C, Reddy S, Kozak W, Kroupa L, Berlowitz DR. (2007). Hypertensive Patients’ Health Beliefs, Process of Care, and Medication Adherence: Is Race Important? Journal of General Internal Medicine: 22 (6); 768 – 774


43. Larson MJ, Paasche-Orlow M, Cheng DM, Lloyd-Travaglini C, Saitz R, Samet JH. Persistent pain is associated with substance use after detoxification: a prospective cohort analysis. Addiction 2007; 102(5):752-60.


44. Liebschutz JM, Saitz R, Brower V, Keane TM, Lloyd-Travaglini C, Averbuch T, Samet JH. PTSD in Urban Primary Care High Prevalence and Low Physician Recognition. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2007; 22 (6): 719-726.

45. McAlearney AS, Chisolm DJ, Schweikhart S, Medow MA, Kelleher K.
The story behind the story: physician skepticism about relying on clinical information technologies to reduce medical errors.
Int J Med Inform. 2007 Nov-Dec;76(11-12):836-42. Epub 2006 Nov 16.

46. McKinlay JB, Link CL, Freund KM, Marceau LD, O’Donnell AB, Lutfey KL.Sources of variation in physician adherence with clinical guidelines: results from a factorial experiment. J Gen Intern Med. 2007 Mar;22(3):289-96. PMID: 17356957 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

47. Miller, NS, Dobre MC, Liebschutz JM, Williams TC, Orr BL, Farber H. Micrococcus bacteremia in a patient with pulmonary hypertension and long-term central venous catheter: Opportunity knocks and an unexpected pathogen enters. Clinical Microbiology Newsletter. 2007; 29 (22):173-175.

48. Munguia, Tapia, E, Intille SS, Haskell W, Larson K, Wright J, King A, Friedman R. (2007) Real-time recognition of physical activities and their intensities using wireless accelerometers and a heart rate monitor. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Wearable Computers (pp. 1-4):IEEE Press.

49. Osborn CY, Paasche-Orlow MK, Davis TC, Wolf MS. Health literacy: an overlooked factor in understanding HIV health disparities. Am J Prev Med. 2007 Nov;33(5):374-8.

50. Paasche-Orlow MK, Wolf MS. The causal pathways linking health literacy to health outcomes. Am J Health Behav. 2007 Sep-Oct;31 Suppl 1:S19-26.

51. Palfai TP, Cheng DM, Samet JH, Kraemer KL, Roberts MS, Saitz R. Depressive symptoms and subsequent alcohol use & problems: a prospective study of medical inpatients with unhealthy alcohol use. J Stud Alcohol Drugs 2007; 68:673-80.


52. Raj A, Saitz R, Cheng DM, Winter M, Samet JH. Associations between alcohol, heroin and cocaine use and high risk sexual behaviors among detoxification patients. Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 2007; 33; 169-178.

53. Rawaf M, Kressin NR (2007). Exploring racial and sociodemographic trends in physician behavior, physician trust and their association with blood pressure control. Journal of the National Medical Association: 99 (11).


54. Rose AJ, Backus BM, Gershman ST, Santos P, Ash AS, Battaglia TA.

Predictors of aggressive therapy for nonmetastatic prostate carcinoma in Massachusetts from 1998 to 2002.Med Care. 2007 May;45(5):440-7. PMID: 17446830 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

55. Rose AJ, Berlowitz DR, Orner, MB, Kressin NR. (2007). Understanding Uncontrolled Hypertension: Is it the Patient or the Provider? Journal of Clinical Hypertension 9: 937-943.

56. Rose A, Sharman J, Ozonoff A, Henault L, Hylek E. Effectiveness of Warfarin among Patients with Cancer. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2007;22(7):997-1002.

57. Rothman EF, Cheng DM, Pedley A, Samet JH, Palfai T, Liebschutz J, Saitz R. Interpersonal violence exposure and alcohol treatment utilization among medical inpatients with alcohol dependence. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment. In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 14 September 2007

58. Saitz R. Treatment of alcohol and other drug dependence. Liver Transpl 2007; 13:S59-S64.


59. Saitz R, Gaeta J, Cheng DM, Richardson JM, Larson MJ, Samet JH. Risk of mortality after substance detoxification. J Urban Health: Bull NY Acad Sci 2007; 84(2): 272-282. PMCID: PMC2231626 doi:10.1007/s11524-006-9149-z.


60. Saitz R, Palfai TP, Cheng DM, Horton NJ, Freedner N, Dukes K, Kraemer KL, Roberts MS, Guerriero RT, Samet JH. Brief intervention for medical inpatients with unhealthy alcohol use: A randomized controlled trial. Ann Intern Med 2007; 146:167-176.

61. Saitz R, Palfai TP, Freedner N, Winter MR, Macdonald A, Lu J, Ozonoff A, Rosenbloom DL, DeJong W. Screening and brief intervention online for college students: the ihealth study. Alcohol 2007; 42:28-36.

62. Samet JH, Cheng DM, Libman H, Nunes DP, Alperen J, Saitz R. Alcohol consumption and HIV disease progression. JAIDS 2007; 46(2):194-9. PMCID: PMC2247363

63. Samet JH, Walley AY, Bridden C. Illicit drugs, alcohol, and addiction in human immunodeficiency virus. Panminerva Med 2007;49:67-77.

64. Shabbir H, Ilksoy N, Greenwald JL. Alcohol withdrawal syndromes. In: Comprehensive Hospital Medicine. Elsevier. 2007. 687-94.

65. Takizawa C, Cheng D, Samet JH, Winter M, Larson MJ, Saitz R. Primary medical care and reductions in HIV risk behaviors in adults with addictions. J Addictive Diseases 2007; 26(3):17-25.


66. Tsui JI, Saitz R, Cheng DM, Nunes D, Libman H, Alperen JK, Samet JH. Awareness of hepatitis C diagnosis is associated with less alcohol use among persons co-infected with HIV. J Gen Intern Med 2007; 22:822-5. PMCID: PMC2048689

67. Volandes AE, Paasche-Orlow MK. Health literacy, health inequality and a just healthcare system. Am J Bioeth. 2007 Nov;7(11):5-10.

68. Walley AY, Alperen JK, Cheng DM, Botticelli M, Castro-Dolon C, Samet JH, Alford DP. Office-Based Management of Opioid Dependence with Buprenorphine: Clinical Practices and Barriers. J Gen Intern Med DOI 2007 (s11606-008-0686).

69. Walley AY, Krupitsky EM, Cheng DM, Raj A, Edwards EM, Bridden C, Egorova VY, Zvartau EE, Woody GE, Samet JH. Implications of cannibis use and heavy alcohol use on HIV drug risk behaviors in Russian heroin users. AIDS Behav, 2007.

70. Walley AY, White MC, Kushel MB, Song YS, Tulsky JP. Knowledge of an interest in hepatitis C treatment at a methadone clinic. J Subs Abuse Treat 28 (2007) 181-18. +7.

71. Williams EC, Horton NJ, Samet JH, Saitz R. Do brief measures of readiness to change predict alcohol consumption and consequences in primary care patients with unhealthy alcohol use? Alcohol Clin Exp Res 2007; 31:428-435.

72. Wines JD, Saitz R, Horton NJ, Lloyd-Travaglini C, Samet JH. Overdose after detoxification: a prospective study. Drug and Alcohol Dependence 2007; 89:161-9.