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  • Keith M. Diaz, Praveen Veerabhadrappa, Michael D. Brown, Matthew C. Whited, Patricia M. Dubbert, DeMarc A. Hickson
  • Medicine
  • American journal of hypertension
  • 2015 (First Publication: 1 July 2015)
  • BACKGROUND The disproportionate rates of cardiovascular disease in African Americans may, in part, be due to suboptimal assessment of blood pressure (BP) with clinic BP measurements alone. To date,Continue Reading
  • DeMarc A. Hickson, Ana V Diez Roux, +4 authors Sharon B. Wyatt
  • Medicine
  • American journal of public health
  • 2011 (First Publication: 1 December 2011)
  • OBJECTIVES We examined the associations of fast food restaurant (FFR) availability with dietary intake and weight among African Americans in the southeastern United States. METHODS We investigatedContinue Reading
  • Aurelian Bidulescu, Jiankang Liu, +6 authors Gary H. Gibbons
  • Medicine
  • BMC Cardiovascular Disorders
  • 2013 (First Publication: 1 December 2013)
  • BackgroundAdiponectin, paradoxically reduced in obesity and with lower levels in African Americans (AA), modulates several cardiometabolic risk factors. Because abdominal visceral adipose tissueContinue Reading
  • Mario Sims, Ana V. Diez-Roux, +7 authors Herman Taylor
  • Medicine
  • Journal of epidemiology and community health
  • 2016 (First Publication: 1 February 2016)
  • BACKGROUND Using Jackson Heart Study data, we examined associations of multiple measures of perceived discrimination with health behaviours among African-Americans (AA). METHODS The cross-sectionalContinue Reading
  • Sharrelle Barber, DeMarc A. Hickson, Ichiro Kawachi, S V Subramanian, Felton James Earls
  • Medicine
  • Social science & medicine
  • 2016 (First Publication: 1 March 2016)
  • OBJECTIVES Few studies have examined the joint impact of neighborhood disadvantage and low social cohesion on health. Moreover, no study has considered the joint impact of these factors on aContinue Reading
  • Jiankang Liu, Caroline S Fox, DeMarc A. Hickson, Aurelian Bidulescu, Jeffrey J. Carr, Herman A. Taylor
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular…
  • 2011 (First Publication: 1 November 2011)
  • OBJECTIVE The goal of this study was to examine whether fatty liver and abdominal visceral adipose tissue (VAT) are jointly associated with cardiometabolic abnormalities. METHODS AND RESULTS BlackContinue Reading