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Black–white differences in housing type and sleep duration as well as sleep difficulties in the united states

Johnson, D. A., Thorpe, R. J., McGrath, J. A., Jackson, W. B. & Jackson, C. L. Apr 1 2018 In : International journal of environmental research and public health. 15, 4, 564

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sleep
confidence interval
housing association
general health
housing conditions

INSIG2 rs7566605 single nucleotide variant and global DNA methylation index levels are associated with weight loss in a personalized weight reduction program

Pirini, F., Rodriguez-Torres, S., Ayandibu, B. G., Orera-Clemente, M., Gonzalez-De La Vega, A., Lawson, F., Thorpe, R. J., Sidransky, D. & Guerrero-Preston, R. Jan 1 2018 In : Molecular Medicine Reports. 17, 1, p. 1699-1709 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Weight Reduction Programs
DNA Methylation
Weight Loss
Nucleotides
Lipid Metabolism

Pain, Racial Discrimination, and Depressive Symptoms among African American Women

Walker Taylor, J. L., Campbell, C. M., Thorpe, R. J., Whitfield, K. E., Nkimbeng, M. & Szanton, S. L. Feb 1 2018 In : Pain Management Nursing. 19, 1, p. 79-87 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Racism
African Americans
Depression
Pain
Osteoarthritis

Psychosocial Influences of African Americans Men's Health

Thorpe, R. J. & Whitfield, K. E. Jan 11 2018 In : Journals of Gerontology - Series B Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences. 73, 2, p. 185-187 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Men's Health
African Americans

Race, Vigilant Coping Strategy, and Hypertension in an Integrated Community

Hines, A. L., Pollack, C. E., Laveist, T. A. & Thorpe, R. J. Feb 1 2018 In : American Journal of Hypertension. 31, 2, p. 197-204 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Blood Pressure
Hypertension
African Americans
Logistic Models
Baltimore

Race disparities in cardiovascular disease risk factors within socioeconomic status strata

Bell, C. N., Thorpe, R. J., Bowie, J. V. & LaVeist, T. A. Jan 1 2018 (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of Epidemiology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social Class
African Americans
Diabetes Mellitus
Cardiovascular Diseases
Obesity

Relative Roles of Race Versus Socioeconomic Position in Studies of Health Inequalities: A Matter of Interpretation

Nuru-Jeter, A. M., Michaels, E. K., Thomas, M. D., Reeves, A. N., Thorpe, R. J. & LaVeist, T. A. Apr 1 2018 In : Annual Review of Public Health. 39, p. 169-188 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Health
Research
Public Health
Health Equity

Residential Segregation and Hypertension Prevalence in Black and White Older Adults

Usher, T., Gaskin, D. J., Bower, K., Rohde, C. & Thorpe, R. J. Feb 1 2018 In : Journal of Applied Gerontology. 37, 2, p. 177-202 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Confidence Intervals
Hypertension
Blood Pressure
hydroquinone
Poverty
Social Class
Hydrocortisone
Education
African Americans
Poverty

The Association Between Lipoproteins, Disability, and Physical Function Among Older Costa Rican Adults

Chanti-Ketterl, M., Gamaldo, A., Andel, R. & Thorpe, R. J. Jun 1 2018 In : Journal of Aging and Health. 30, 5, p. 758-777 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lipoproteins
disability
Activities of Daily Living
HDL Cholesterol
Triglycerides

The association of pain, race and slow gait speed in older adults

Taylor, J. L., Parker, L. J., Szanton, S. L. & Thorpe, R. J. Jan 1 2018 (Accepted/In press) In : Geriatric Nursing.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pain
Social Conditions
Hispanic Americans
African Americans
Walking Speed

The neighborhood environment and obesity: Understanding variation by race/ethnicity

Wong, M. S., Chan, K. S., Jones-Smith, J. C., Colantuoni, E., Thorpe, R. J. & Bleich, S. N. Jan 1 2018 (Accepted/In press) In : Preventive Medicine.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Obesity
Social Environment
Hispanic Americans
African Americans
Logistic Models

Theory-informed research training and mentoring of underrepresented early-career faculty at teaching-intensive institutions: The obesity health disparities pride program

Beech, B. M., Bruce, M. A., Thorpe, R. J., Heitman, E., Griffith, D. M. & Norris, K. C. Mar 1 2018 In : Ethnicity and Disease. 28, 2, p. 115-122 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Teaching
Obesity
Health
Research
Peer Group
2017

Advancing minority aging research

Thorpe, R. J. & Whitfield, K. E. 2017 In : Research on Aging. 39, 4, p. 471-475 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

minority
Research

African-American Fathers' Perspectives on Facilitators and Barriers to Father-Son Sexual Health Communication

Randolph, S. D., Coakley, T., Shears, J. & Thorpe, R. J. 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : Research in Nursing and Health.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Communication
Reproductive Health
Nuclear Family
Fathers
African Americans

A spatial analysis of race, local health-promoting resources and preventable hospitalizations

Bell, C. N., Bowie, J. V., Thorpe, R. J. & Levine, D. M. Dec 1 2017 In : Preventive Medicine. 105, p. 149-155 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spatial Analysis
Health Resources
Hospitalization
African Americans
Teaching Hospitals

Association between discrimination and obesity in African-American men

Thorpe, R. J., Parker, L. J., Cobb, R. J., Dillard, F. & Bowie, J. Jul 3 2017 In : Biodemography and Social Biology. 63, 3, p. 253-261 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

obesity
African American
African Americans
discrimination
Obesity

Association of multiple chronic conditions and pain among older black and white adults with diabetes mellitus

Baker, T. A., Clay, O. J., Johnson-Lawrence, V., Minahan, J. A., Mingo, C. A., Thorpe, R. J., Ovalle, F. & Crowe, M. Oct 30 2017 In : BMC Geriatrics. 17, 1, 255

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chronic Pain
Diabetes Mellitus
Pain
Chronic Disease
Health

Criminal Justice Contact, Stressors, and Obesity-Related Health Problems Among Black Adults in the USA

Archibald, P. C., Parker, L. & Thorpe, R. Jun 8 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities. p. 1-11 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Criminal Law
Obesity
justice
contact
Health

Differences in Obesity Among Men of Diverse Racial and Ethnic Background

Hill, S. E., Bell, C., Bowie, J. V., Kelley, E., Furr-Holden, D., LaVeist, T. A. & Thorpe, R. J. Jul 1 2017 In : American Journal of Men's Health. 11, 4, p. 984-989 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Obesity
Hispanic Americans
Group
outgroup
intervention strategy

Disparities in Cancer Screening Practices among Minority and Underrepresented Populations

Gray, T. F., Cudjoe, J., Murphy, J., Thorpe, R. J., Wenzel, J. & Han, H. R. May 1 2017 In : Seminars in Oncology Nursing. 33, 2, p. 184-198 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Early Detection of Cancer
Guidelines
Population
Neoplasms
Mortality

Dollar for Dollar: Racial and ethnic inequalities in health and health-related outcomes among persons with very high income

Wilson, K. B., Thorpe, R. J. & LaVeist, T. A. Mar 1 2017 In : Preventive Medicine. 96, p. 149-153 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health
African Americans
Health Status Disparities
Asian Americans
Health Expenditures

Ethnic Group Differences in Health Outcomes Among Asian American Men in California

Mui, P., Bowie, J. V., Juon, H. S. & Thorpe, R. J. Sep 1 2017 In : American Journal of Men's Health. 11, 5, p. 1406-1414 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Asian Americans
Ethnic Groups
ethnic group
Health
health

Factors Associated With Black Men’s Preference for Health Information

Parker, L. J., Hunte, H., Ohmit, A. & Thorpe, R. J. Jan 1 2017 In : Health Promotion Practice. 18, 1, p. 119-126 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
Delivery of Health Care
Causality

Food assistance is associated with decreased nursing home admissions for Maryland's dually eligible older adults

Szanton, S. L., Samuel, L. J., Cahill, R., Zielinskie, G., Wolff, J. L., Thorpe, R. J. & Betley, C. Jul 24 2017 In : BMC Geriatrics. 17, 1, 62

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Food Assistance
Nursing Homes
Health Services
Cost Savings
Medicaid

Geography, Race/Ethnicity, and Physical Activity Among Men in the United States

Sohn, E. K., Porch, T., Hill, S. & Thorpe, R. J. Jul 1 2017 In : American Journal of Men's Health. 11, 4, p. 1019-1027 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Geography
ethnicity
Exercise
geography
Disease

High levels of medical mistrust are associated with low quality of life among black and white men with prostate cancer

Kinlock, B. L., Parker, L. J., Bowie, J. V., Howard, D. L., LaVeist, T. A. & Thorpe, R. J. 2017 In : Cancer Control. 24, 1, p. 72-77 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prostatic Neoplasms
Quality of Life
hydroquinone
Registries
Multivariate Analysis

Impact of Alcohol Tax Increase on Maryland College Students' Alcohol-Related Outcomes

Smart, M. J., Yearwood, S. S., Hwang, S., Thorpe, R. J. & Furr-Holden, C. D. Nov 30 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : Substance Use and Misuse. p. 1-6 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

tax increase
Taxes
alcohol
Alcohols
Students

Material Hardship and Self-Rated Mental Health among Older Black Americans in the National Survey of American Life

Marshall, G. L., Thorpe, R. J. & Szanton, S. L. May 1 2017 In : Health and Social Work. 42, 2, p. 87-94 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mental Health
mental health
African Americans
Logistic Models
Odds Ratio

Perspective: Longevity, stress, genes and African Americans

Whitfield, K. E. & Thorpe, R. J. Dec 1 2017 In : Ethnicity and Disease. 27, 1, p. 1-2 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

African Americans
Genes

Perspective: Cardiovascular disease among young African American males

Bruce, M. A., Wilder, T., Norris, K. C., Beech, B. M., Griffith, D. M. & Thorpe, R. J. Sep 1 2017 In : Ethnicity and Disease. 27, 4, p. 363-366 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

African Americans
Cardiovascular Diseases

Predictors of Religiosity in a Cohort of African Americans

Bowie, J., Juon, H. S., Taggart, T., Thorpe, R. J. & Ensminger, M. Mar 1 2017 In : Race and Social Problems. 9, 1, p. 29-41 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

adulthood
school grade
young adult
resources
aggressive behavior

Prevalence and correlates of major depressive symptoms among black men with prostate cancer

Kinlock, B. L., Parker, L. J., Howard, D. L., Bowie, J. V., LaVeist, T. A. & Thorpe, R. J. Sep 1 2017 In : Ethnicity and Disease. 27, 4, p. 429-436 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prostatic Neoplasms
Depression
Radiation
Therapeutics
Logistic Models

Racial and gender disparities in sugar consumption change efficacy among first-year college students

Bruce, M. A., Beech, B. M., Thorpe, R. J., Mincey, K. & Griffith, D. M. Feb 1 2017 In : Appetite. 109, p. 33-39 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Beverages
Students
African Americans
Snacks
Aptitude

Religious Coping and Types and Sources of Information Used in Making Prostate Cancer Treatment Decisions

Bowie, J. V., Bell, C. N., Ewing, A., Kinlock, B., Ezema, A., Thorpe, R. J. & LaVeist, T. A. Jul 1 2017 In : American Journal of Men's Health. 11, 4, p. 1237-1246 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

source of information
Prostatic Neoplasms
coping
cancer
Religion

Sex, Obesity, and Blood Pressure Among African American Adolescents: The Jackson Heart KIDS Pilot Study

Bruce, M. A., Beech, B. M., Norris, K. C., Griffith, D. M., Sims, M. & Thorpe, R. J. Sep 1 2017 In : American journal of hypertension. 30, 9, p. 892-898 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

African Americans
Obesity
Blood Pressure
Hypertension
Weights and Measures

The Association Between Marijuana Usage and Discrimination Among Adult Black Men

Parker, L. J., Benjamin, T., Archibald, P. & Thorpe, R. J. Mar 1 2017 In : American Journal of Men's Health. 11, 2, p. 435-442 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cannabis
discrimination
Logistic Models
coping
logistics

The Baltimore HEARS Pilot Study: An Affordable, Accessible, Community-Delivered Hearing Care Intervention

Nieman, C. L., Marrone, N., Mamo, S. K., Betz, J., Choi, J. S., Contrera, K. J., Thorpe, R. J., Gitlin, L. N., Tanner, E. K., Han, H. R., Szanton, S. L. & Lin, F. R. Dec 1 2017 In : Gerontologist. 57, 6, p. 1173-1186 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Baltimore
Hearing
Hearing Loss
Depression
Hearing Aids
Social Support
African Americans
social support
HIV
drug

The longitudinal association between early childhood obesity and fathers' involvement in caregiving and decision-Making

Wong, M. S., Jones-Smith, J. C., Colantuoni, E., Thorpe, R. J., Bleich, S. N. & Chan, K. S. 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : Obesity.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pediatric Obesity
Fathers
Decision Making
Obesity
Longitudinal Studies

The relationship of health literacy to diabetes status differs by sex in older adults

Quartuccio, M., Simonsick, E. M., Langan, S., Harris, T., Sudore, R. L., Thorpe, R., Rosano, C., Hill-Briggs, F., Golden, S. & Kalyani, R. R. Jan 1 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Diabetes and its Complications.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Literacy
Blood Glucose
Fasting
Body Composition
Logistic Models

The Role of Social Context in Racial Disparities in Self-Rated Health

Bell, C. N., Thorpe, R. J. & LaVeist, T. A. Dec 4 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Urban Health. p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health
health
African Americans
Health Surveys
Social Class
Men's Health
Telemedicine
Sleep
Equipment and Supplies
Hypogonadism
2016

Accelerated Health Declines among African Americans in the USA

Thorpe, R. J., Fesahazion, R. G., Parker, L., Wilder, T., Rooks, R. N., Bowie, J. V., Bell, C. N., Szanton, S. L. & LaVeist, T. A. Oct 1 2016 In : Journal of Urban Health. 93, 5, p. 808-819 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

African Americans
Health
health
hypertension
stroke

Association Between Any Major Discrimination and Current Cigarette Smoking Among Adult African American Men

Parker, L. J., Kinlock, B. L., Chisolm, D., Furr-Holden, D. & Thorpe, R. J. Oct 14 2016 In : Substance Use and Misuse. 51, 12, p. 1593-1599 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

African Americans
smoking
discrimination
Smoking
American

Association between race, household income and grip strength in middleand older-Aged adults

Thorpe, R. J., Simonsick, E., Zonderman, A. & Evans, M. K. Sep 1 2016 In : Ethnicity and Disease. 26, 4, p. 493-500 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hand Strength
African Americans
Poverty
Sarcopenia
Insurance Coverage

Biopsychosocial Determinants of the Health of Boys and Men Across the Lifespan

Thorpe, R. J. & Halkitis, P. N. Jul 2 2016 In : Behavioral Medicine. 42, 3, p. 129-131 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Men's Health

Characterizing Mobility Limitations Among Older African American Men

Mitchell, J. A., Johnson-Lawrence, V., Williams, E. D. G. & Thorpe, R. Dec 9 2016 (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of the National Medical Association.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mobility Limitation
African Americans
Health
Demography
Activities of Daily Living
Urban Renewal
Tai Ji
Biomedical Technology
Safety
community
Health Expenditures
Wounds and Injuries
Confidence Intervals
Costs and Cost Analysis
Insurance