Grazyna Badowski

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To meet the challenge of handling dynamic systems in which continuous dynamics and discrete events coexist, we develop stability analysis of such systems governed by ordinary differential equations and stochastic differential equations with regime switching modulated by a Markov chain involving a small parameter. The small parameter is used to reflect(More)
BACKGROUND The Mariana Islands, including Guam and Saipan, are home to many ethnic subpopulations of Micronesia. Oral cancer incidence rates vary among subpopulations, and areca (betel) nut chewing, a habit with carcinogenic risks, is common. Our objectives were to conduct a screening program to detect oral potentially malignant disorders (OPMD) in betel(More)
UNLABELLED Beginning more than 10 years after the release of polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) contamination in the favored fishing grounds of Merizo village, an increase in the proportional cancer mortality rate was observed among residents of the village. This increased rate continued for approximately 20 years after which it returned to near island-wide(More)
UNLABELLED The Guam population offers a unique glimpse into Americans of Pacific Island ancestry and their communication and information-seeking behaviors, experiences, and needs relevant to cancer. National surveys do not typically include the U.S. territories, so there are limited data on the health and cancer information-seeking behaviors of these(More)
BACKGROUND Guam is a US territory in the western Pacific with a diverse population that includes understudied ethnic groups such as Chamorros and Filipinos. A food frequency questionnaire (FFQ) to estimate dietary intake was needed to facilitate studies of diet and health among adults living in Guam. OBJECTIVE To develop and validate an FFQ to assess(More)
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