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Dimensions of internal migration and their relationship to blood pressure in South Africa.

J Biosoc Sci 2019 Nov 27;51(6):827-842. Epub 2019 May 27.

Department of Sociology, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0021932019000130DOI Listing
November 2019

Epidemiological And Health Systems Implications Of Evolving HIV And Hypertension In South Africa And Kenya.

Health Aff (Millwood) 2019 Jul;38(7):1173-1181

Omar Galárraga ( ) is an associate professor in the Department of Health Services, Policy, and Practice, Brown University School of Public Health.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1377/hlthaff.2018.05287DOI Listing
July 2019

Cost-effectiveness analysis of a cluster-randomized, culturally tailored, community health worker home-visiting diabetes intervention versus standard care in American Samoa.

Hum Resour Health 2019 03 5;17(1):17. Epub 2019 Mar 5.

Department of Epidemiology, International Health Institute, Brown University School of Public Health, Box G-S -121-2, Providence, RI, 02912, United States of America.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12960-019-0356-6DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6402127PMC
March 2019

Pelvic Organ Prolapse Symptoms in American Samoan Women.

Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg 2018 Nov 27. Epub 2018 Nov 27.

International Health Institute, and Department of Epidemiology, Brown University School of Public Health, Providence RI.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SPV.0000000000000673DOI Listing
November 2018

Human biology of the Pacific.

Ann Hum Biol 2018 05;45(3):171-174

b Epidemiology and Anthropology , International Health Institute, Brown University School of Public Health , Providence , RI , USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03014460.2018.1477483DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6485950PMC
May 2018

Conceptions of pregnancy health and motivations for healthful behavior change among women in American Samoa.

Women Birth 2018 Feb 26;31(1):e32-e41. Epub 2017 Jun 26.

Department of Chronic Disease Epidemiology, Yale School of Public Health, 60 College Street, New Haven, CT 06520-8034, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wombi.2017.06.011DOI Listing
February 2018

Response to comments by Hoyer and Brinks (2017) on: 'Diabetes incidence and projections from prevalence surveys in Samoa over 1978-2013'.

Int J Public Health 2018 01 30;63(1):153-154. Epub 2017 Oct 30.

Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, Melbourne, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00038-017-1042-xDOI Listing
January 2018

Predictors of prenatal care satisfaction among pregnant women in American Samoa.

BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 2017 Nov 16;17(1):381. Epub 2017 Nov 16.

Department of Chronic Disease Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Yale University, 60 College Street, New Haven, CT, 06520-8034, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12884-017-1563-6DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5689158PMC
November 2017

Health Effects of Overweight and Obesity in 195 Countries over 25 Years.

Authors:
Ashkan Afshin Mohammad H Forouzanfar Marissa B Reitsma Patrick Sur Kara Estep Alex Lee Laurie Marczak Ali H Mokdad Maziar Moradi-Lakeh Mohsen Naghavi Joseph S Salama Theo Vos Kalkidan H Abate Cristiana Abbafati Muktar B Ahmed Ziyad Al-Aly Ala’a Alkerwi Rajaa Al-Raddadi Azmeraw T Amare Alemayehu Amberbir Adeladza K Amegah Erfan Amini Stephen M Amrock Ranjit M Anjana Johan Ärnlöv Hamid Asayesh Amitava Banerjee Aleksandra Barac Estifanos Baye Derrick A Bennett Addisu S Beyene Sibhatu Biadgilign Stan Biryukov Espen Bjertness Dube J Boneya Ismael Campos-Nonato Juan J Carrero Pedro Cecilio Kelly Cercy Liliana G Ciobanu Leslie Cornaby Solomon A Damtew Lalit Dandona Rakhi Dandona Samath D Dharmaratne Bruce B Duncan Babak Eshrati Alireza Esteghamati Valery L Feigin João C Fernandes Thomas Fürst Tsegaye T Gebrehiwot Audra Gold Philimon N Gona Atsushi Goto Tesfa D Habtewold Kokeb T Hadush Nima Hafezi-Nejad Simon I Hay Masako Horino Farhad Islami Ritul Kamal Amir Kasaeian Srinivasa V Katikireddi Andre P Kengne Chandrasekharan N Kesavachandran Yousef S Khader Young-Ho Khang Jagdish Khubchandani Daniel Kim Yun J Kim Yohannes Kinfu Soewarta Kosen Tiffany Ku Barthelemy Kuate Defo G Anil Kumar Heidi J Larson Mall Leinsalu Xiaofeng Liang Stephen S Lim Patrick Liu Alan D Lopez Rafael Lozano Azeem Majeed Reza Malekzadeh Deborah C Malta Mohsen Mazidi Colm McAlinden Stephen T McGarvey Desalegn T Mengistu George A Mensah Gert B M Mensink Haftay B Mezgebe Erkin M Mirrakhimov Ulrich O Mueller Jean J Noubiap Carla M Obermeyer Felix A Ogbo Mayowa O Owolabi George C Patton Farshad Pourmalek Mostafa Qorbani Anwar Rafay Rajesh K Rai Chhabi L Ranabhat Nikolas Reinig Saeid Safiri Joshua A Salomon Juan R Sanabria Itamar S Santos Benn Sartorius Monika Sawhney Josef Schmidhuber Aletta E Schutte Maria I Schmidt Sadaf G Sepanlou Moretza Shamsizadeh Sara Sheikhbahaei Min-Jeong Shin Rahman Shiri Ivy Shiue Hirbo S Roba Diego A S Silva Jonathan I Silverberg Jasvinder A Singh Saverio Stranges Soumya Swaminathan Rafael Tabarés-Seisdedos Fentaw Tadese Bemnet A Tedla Balewgizie S Tegegne Abdullah S Terkawi J S Thakur Marcello Tonelli Roman Topor-Madry Stefanos Tyrovolas Kingsley N Ukwaja Olalekan A Uthman Masoud Vaezghasemi Tommi Vasankari Vasiliy V Vlassov Stein E Vollset Elisabete Weiderpass Andrea Werdecker Joshua Wesana Ronny Westerman Yuichiro Yano Naohiro Yonemoto Gerald Yonga Zoubida Zaidi Zerihun M Zenebe Ben Zipkin Christopher J L Murray

N Engl J Med 2017 07 12;377(1):13-27. Epub 2017 Jun 12.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa1614362DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5477817PMC
July 2017

A thrifty variant in CREBRF strongly influences body mass index in Samoans.

Nat Genet 2016 09 25;48(9):1049-1054. Epub 2016 Jul 25.

International Health Institute, Department of Epidemiology, Brown University School of Public Health, Providence, Rhode Island, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5069069PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ng.3620DOI Listing
September 2016

Cut-off levels for hyperandrogenemia among Samoan women: An improved methodology for deriving normative data in an obese population.

Clin Biochem 2016 Jul 18;49(10-11):782-6. Epub 2016 Feb 18.

Department of Epidemiology and International Health Institute, Brown University School of Public Health, Providence, RI 02912, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiochem.2016.02.006DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4915982PMC
July 2016

HIV Incidence Prior to, during, and after Violent Conflict in 36 Sub-Saharan African Nations, 1990-2012: An Ecological Study.

PLoS One 2015 12;10(11):e0142343. Epub 2015 Nov 12.

Department of Epidemiology, Brown University School of Public Health, Providence, RI, United States of America.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4642881PMC
June 2016

Mapping the Risk of Soil-Transmitted Helminthic Infections in the Philippines.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2015 14;9(9):e0003915. Epub 2015 Sep 14.

University of Queensland, Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, School of Population Health, Herston, Queensland, Australia; Research School of Population Health, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0003915DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4569387PMC
March 2016

Partition and poliomyelitis: an investigation of the polio disparity affecting Muslims during India's eradication program.

PLoS One 2015 5;10(3):e0115628. Epub 2015 Mar 5.

Brown University Department of Anthropology, Brown University, Providence, RI, United States of America.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4350996PMC
February 2016

Redefining disease emergence to improve prioritization and macro-ecological analyses.

One Health 2015 Dec 11;1:17-23. Epub 2015 Aug 11.

Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Brown University, 80 Waterman St. Box G-W, Providence, RI 02912, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.onehlt.2015.08.001DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5441331PMC
December 2015

Long-Term Impact of a Community Health Worker Intervention on Diabetes Control in American Samoa.

Prev Chronic Dis 2015 Oct 22;12:E180. Epub 2015 Oct 22.

International Health Institute and Department of Epidemiology, Brown University School of Public Health, Providence, Rhode Island.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5888/pcd12.150160DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4617456PMC
October 2015

Mothers' attitudes and beliefs about infant feeding highlight barriers to exclusive breastfeeding in American Samoa.

Women Birth 2015 Sep 29;28(3):e80-6. Epub 2015 Apr 29.

International Health Institute, School of Public Health, Brown University, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wombi.2015.04.002DOI Listing
September 2015

Translating the semi-structured assessment for drug dependence and alcoholism in the Western Pacific: rationale, study design and reliability of alcohol dependence.

Alcohol Alcohol 2014 Sep-Oct;49(5):525-30. Epub 2014 Jun 16.

Providence VA Medical Center, Providence, RI, USA Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University School of Public Health, Providence, RI, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/alcalc/agu035DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4128669PMC
May 2015

Obesity and diabetes in Pacific Islanders: the current burden and the need for urgent action.

Curr Diab Rep 2015 May;15(5):29

Department of Chronic Disease Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Yale University, 60 College Street, New Haven, CT, 06520-8034, USA,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11892-015-0594-5DOI Listing
May 2015

Migration and the epidemiological transition: insights from the Agincourt sub-district of northeast South Africa.

Glob Health Action 2014 15;7:23514. Epub 2014 May 15.

MRC/Wits Rural Public Health and Health Transitions Research Unit (Agincourt), School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa; Centre for Global Health Research, Division of Epidemiology and Global Health, Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden; INDEPTH Network, Accra, Ghana.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4028907PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.3402/gha.v7.23514DOI Listing
February 2015

Gestational weight gain among American Samoan women and its impact on delivery and infant outcomes.

BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 2015 Feb 3;15:10. Epub 2015 Feb 3.

Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Brown University, Providence, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12884-015-0451-1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4324802PMC
February 2015

Prevalence of adiposity and associated cardiometabolic risk factors in the Samoan genome-wide association study.

Am J Hum Biol 2014 Jul-Aug;26(4):491-501. Epub 2014 May 5.

Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, The Miriam Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island; The Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajhb.22553DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4292846PMC
January 2015

Barriers to adequate prenatal care utilization in American Samoa.

Matern Child Health J 2014 Dec;18(10):2284-92

The Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10995-013-1368-9DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3959630PMC
December 2014

Social and behavioral risk marker clustering associated with biological risk factors for coronary heart disease: NHANES 2001-2004.

Biomed Res Int 2014 25;2014:389853. Epub 2014 Feb 25.

Department of Epidemiology, Brown University School of Public Health, Providence, RI 02912, USA ; Center for Population Health & Clinical Epidemiology, Brown University School of Public Health, Providence, RI 02912, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/389853DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3955670PMC
December 2014

Stratified randomization controls better for batch effects in 450K methylation analysis: a cautionary tale.

Front Genet 2014 13;5:354. Epub 2014 Oct 13.

Department of Biostatistics, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA, USA ; Department of Human Genetics, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fgene.2014.00354DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4195366PMC
October 2014

Implementation of a culturally tailored diabetes intervention with community health workers in American Samoa.

Diabetes Educ 2013 Nov-Dec;39(6):761-71. Epub 2013 Sep 19.

International Health Institute & Department of Epidemiology, Brown University School of Public Health, Providence, Rhode Island, USA (Mr Seiden, Dr McGarvey)

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0145721713504630DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4062972PMC
August 2014

Ovarian function in Samoan women shows stronger association with signals of energy metabolism than fat reserves.

Am J Hum Biol 2014 Jan-Feb;26(1):95-8. Epub 2013 Oct 15.

Department of Human Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 02138.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajhb.22465DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4403792PMC
August 2014

The threat of disease increases as species move toward extinction.

Conserv Biol 2013 Dec 4;27(6):1378-1388. Epub 2013 Sep 4.

Brown University, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Box G-W, Providence, RI 02912.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cobi.12143DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4398030PMC
December 2013

Medication-taking beliefs and diabetes in American Samoa: a qualitative inquiry.

Transl Behav Med 2013 Mar 1;3(1):30-38. Epub 2012 Feb 1.

Alpert Medical School at Brown University, Providence, RI 02912-9025, USA ; Department of Health Disparities Research Unit 1440, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, PO Box 301402, Houston, TX 77230-1402, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13142-012-0114-yDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3607390PMC
March 2013

A case-control study of physical activity patterns and risk of non-fatal myocardial infarction.

BMC Public Health 2013 Feb 8;13:122. Epub 2013 Feb 8.

Department of Community Health, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-13-122DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3585466PMC
February 2013

Epigenetics, and human biology and health responses to modernization in the Samoan archipelago.

Coll Antropol 2012 Dec;36(4):1169-73

International Health Institute, Department of Epidemiology, Program in Public Health, Brown University, Rhode Island, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3820283PMC
December 2012

Determinants and spatial patterns of adult overweight and hypertension in a high HIV prevalence rural South African population.

Health Place 2012 Nov 18;18(6):1300-6. Epub 2012 Sep 18.

Department of Epidemiology, Public Health Program, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.healthplace.2012.09.001DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3989767PMC
November 2012

Modernization and cardiometabolic risk in Samoan adolescents.

Am J Hum Biol 2012 Jul-Aug;24(4):551-7. Epub 2012 Mar 20.

International Health Institute, Department of Epidemiology, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajhb.22269DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3705767PMC
October 2012

Long-term trends in food availability, food prices, and obesity in Samoa.

Am J Hum Biol 2012 May-Jun;24(3):286-95. Epub 2012 Feb 27.

International Health Institute, Brown University Program in Public Health, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajhb.22237DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3323707PMC
August 2012

Behavioral and perceived stressor effects on urinary catecholamine excretion in adult Samoans.

Am J Hum Biol 2011 Sep-Oct;23(5):693-702. Epub 2011 Jul 25.

Department of Community Health and International Health Institute, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajhb.21198DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3152635PMC
December 2011

Cardiovascular disease risk factors and DNA methylation at the LINE-1 repeat region in peripheral blood from Samoan Islanders.

Epigenetics 2011 Oct 1;6(10):1257-64. Epub 2011 Oct 1.

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, International Health Institute, Public Health Program, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4161/epi.6.10.17728DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3225843PMC
October 2011

Ecological and sociodemographic effects on urinary catecholamine excretion in adult Samoans.

Ann Hum Biol 2011 Mar 14;38(2):137-45. Epub 2010 Sep 14.

International Health Institute, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/03014460.2010.499882DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3696889PMC
March 2011

Assessing the impact of misclassification error on an epidemiological association between two helminthic infections.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2011 Mar 29;5(3):e995. Epub 2011 Mar 29.

Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, College of Public Health, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States of America.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0000995DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3066162PMC
March 2011

Cultural translation of interventions: diabetes care in American Samoa.

Am J Public Health 2010 Nov 23;100(11):2085-93. Epub 2010 Sep 23.

Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2105/AJPH.2009.170134DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2951958PMC
November 2010

Growth of infants born to HIV-infected women in South Africa according to maternal and infant characteristics.

Trop Med Int Health 2010 Nov;15(11):1364-74

Department of Community Health, Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA.

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November 2010

Analysis of human CYP1A1 and CYP1A2 genes and their shared bidirectional promoter in eight world populations.

Hum Mutat 2010 Jan;31(1):27-40

Department of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, PO Box 670056, Cincinnati, OH 45267-0056, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/humu.21132DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2797837PMC
January 2010

A tagging SNP in INSIG2 is associated with obesity-related phenotypes among Samoans.

BMC Med Genet 2009 Dec 22;10:143. Epub 2009 Dec 22.

Center for Genome Information, Department of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, 3223 Eden Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45267, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2350-10-143DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2804583PMC
December 2009

Dietary patterns are associated with metabolic syndrome in adult Samoans.

J Nutr 2009 Oct 26;139(10):1933-43. Epub 2009 Aug 26.

Department of Community Health, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3945/jn.109.107888DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2744614PMC
October 2009

Anemia of inflammation is related to cognitive impairment among children in Leyte, the Philippines.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2009 Oct 20;3(10):e533. Epub 2009 Oct 20.

Center for International Health Research, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0000533DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2761538PMC
October 2009

Suggestive linkage detected for blood pressure related traits on 2q and 22q in the population on the Samoan islands.

BMC Med Genet 2009 Oct 23;10:107. Epub 2009 Oct 23.

Department of Human Genetics, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, 130 Desoto St, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2350-10-107DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2770055PMC
October 2009

Adiponectin and type 2 diabetes in Samoan adults.

Am J Hum Biol 2009 May-Jun;21(3):389-91

Department of Community Health, International Health Institute, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajhb.20858DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3702166PMC
June 2009

Comparison of 3 methods for identifying dietary patterns associated with risk of disease.

Am J Epidemiol 2008 Dec 22;168(12):1433-43. Epub 2008 Oct 22.

Department of Community Health, International Health Institute, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/aje/kwn274DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2727189PMC
December 2008

Overweight and diabetes in American Samoa: the cultural translation of research into health care practice.

Med Health R I 2008 Dec;91(12):372-3, 376-7

Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA.

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December 2008

Is mass treatment the appropriate schistosomiasis elimination strategy?

Bull World Health Organ 2008 Oct;86(10):765-71

Research Institute for Tropical Medicine, Muntinlupa City, Philippines.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2649512PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/blt.07.047563DOI Listing
October 2008

Community and household determinants of water quality in coastal Ghana.

J Water Health 2008 Sep;6(3):339-49

International Health Institute, Brown University, Box G-3121, 121 South Main Street, Room 220, Providence, BI 02912, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3696883PMC
September 2008

Prevalence of Schistosoma japonicum infection of Oncomelania quadrasi snail colonies in 50 irrigated and rain-fed villages of Samar Province, the Philippines.

Acta Trop 2008 Mar 8;105(3):235-41. Epub 2007 Dec 8.

DBL Center for Health Research and Development and Faculty of Life Sciences at the University of Copenhagen, Jaegersborg Allé 1 D, 2920 Charlottenlund, Denmark.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actatropica.2007.12.002DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2293956PMC
March 2008

Multi-host transmission dynamics of Schistosoma japonicum in Samar province, the Philippines.

PLoS Med 2008 Jan;5(1):e18

Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.0050018DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2211559PMC
January 2008

The dual burden of infectious and non-communicable diseases in the Asia-Pacific region: examples from the Philippines and the Samoan Islands.

Med Health R I 2007 Nov;90(11):346-50

Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University, USA.

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November 2007

Population health.

Ann Hum Biol 2007 Jul-Aug;34(4):393-6

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September 2007

Statistical evidence for GLM regression parameters: a robust likelihood approach.

Stat Med 2007 Jul;26(15):2919-36

Center for Statistical Sciences, Brown University, Providence RI 02912, USA.

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July 2007

Higher serum concentrations of DHEAS predict improved nutritional status in helminth-infected children, adolescents, and young adults in Leyte, the Philippines.

J Nutr 2007 Feb;137(2):433-9

Center for International Health Research (CIHR), Rhode Island Hospital, Brown University Medical School, Providence, RI 02903, USA.

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February 2007

The influence of socioeconomic factors on cardiovascular disease risk factors in the context of economic development in the Samoan archipelago.

Soc Sci Med 2006 Nov 31;63(10):2533-45. Epub 2006 Jul 31.

International Health Institute, Department of Community Health, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2006.06.023DOI Listing
November 2006

Schistosoma japonicum reinfection after praziquantel treatment causes anemia associated with inflammation.

Infect Immun 2006 Nov 21;74(11):6398-407. Epub 2006 Aug 21.

Center for International Health Research, Lifespan Hospitals, and Department of Pediatrics, Brown University Medical School, 55 Claverick Street, Suite 102, Providence, RI 02903, USA.

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November 2006

Pro-inflammatory cytokines and C-reactive protein are associated with undernutrition in the context of Schistosoma japonicum infection.

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2006 Oct;75(4):720-6

Center for International Health Research (CIHR), Rhode Island Hospital, Brown University Medical School, Providence, RI 02903, USA.

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October 2006

Pubertal development predicts resistance to infection and reinfection with Schistosoma japonicum.

Clin Infect Dis 2006 Jun 12;42(12):1692-8. Epub 2006 May 12.

Center for International Health Research, Rhode Island Hospital, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI 02903, USA.

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June 2006

Anger expression and lifestyle incongruity interactions on blood pressure in Samoan adults.

Am J Hum Biol 2006 May-Jun;18(3):369-76

International Health Institute, Brown University Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA.

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May 2006

Hepatitis C virus infection in Samoa and American Samoa.

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2006 Feb;74(2):261-2

Division of Viral Hepatitis, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

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February 2006

Farming and adiposity in Samoan adults.

Am J Hum Biol 2006 Jan;18(1):112-22

International Health Institute, Department of Community Health, Brown University, Box G-B495, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA.

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January 2006

Functional significance of low-intensity polyparasite helminth infections in anemia.

J Infect Dis 2005 Dec 11;192(12):2160-70. Epub 2005 Nov 11.

International Health Institute, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA.

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December 2005

Human schistosomiasis and anemia: the relationship and potential mechanisms.

Trends Parasitol 2005 Aug;21(8):386-92

Brown University, International Health Institute, Box G-B495, Providence, RI 02912, USA.

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August 2005

Estimating the intensity of infection with Schistosoma japonicum in villagers of leyte, Philippines. Part I: a Bayesian cumulative logit model. The schistosomiasis transmission and ecology project (STEP).

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2005 Jun;72(6):745-53

Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Division of Primary Health Care and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, United Kingdom.

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June 2005