Beverly H Robinson

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BACKGROUND The prevalence of skipped hemodialysis or no-show is higher among African Americans, younger Sages, smokers and illicit drug users. The effect of the weekly hemodialysis treatment schedules (Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays (MWF); or Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays (TTS)] on adherence is unknown. METHODS Our hemodialysis patients were prospectively(More)
Despite the known benefits of exercise, 60% of African American women are sedentary. The efficacy and dose-response effects of low intensity exercise performed in community settings by overweight sedentary women have not been established. The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of two intensities of walking on level of exercise maintenance and(More)
OBJECTIVE Cam hip shape morphology is a recognised cause of femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) and is associated with hip osteoarthritis. Our aim was to systematically review the available epidemiological evidence assessing the prevalence of cam hip shape morphology in the general population and any studied subgroups including subjects with and without hip(More)
The State of West Virginia (WV) has significant cancer health disparities, substantiated by the fourth highest cancer mortality rate in the nation. In October 2007, Jo and Ben Statler donated $5 million dollars to the Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center to establish a mobile mammography program (Bonnie's Bus) and endowed research positions at West Virginia(More)
Aim To assess the quality improvement of new patient referrals to a restorative department comparing a standard referral proforma and a normal referral letter.Design A prospective analysis of a consecutive sample of all referral letters and replied proforma until a total of 100 had been achieved.Method The study covered the period from November 2000 to June(More)
During the past several decades, the rate of participation in the labor force among married women with children has increased steadily. This trend coincides with an increase in the rate of reported psychological distress among women and an increase in researchers' interest in the psychological consequences of married mothers in the work force. Black women(More)