Lisa M. Vasquez

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This introductory overview addresses the importance of recruiting and retaining racial and ethnic minority elders in biopsychosocial research. It highlights developments by scholars, many associated with the National Institute on Aging's Resource Centers for Minority Aging Research, to develop and reinforce a research infrastructure intended to minimize the(More)
PURPOSE To compare the efficacy of panretinal photocoagulation (PRP) and intravitreal ranibizumab injection with PRP alone in patients with treatment-naive bilateral non-high-risk proliferative diabetic retinopathy. METHODS Sixty eyes of 30 patients were randomized either to the study group (SG) receiving PRP plus 2 ranibizumab injections or to the(More)
"The Pregnancy and Health Profile" (PHP) is a free prenatal genetic screening and clinical decision support (CDS) software tool for prenatal providers. PHP collects family health history (FHH) during intake and provides point-of-care risk assessment for providers and education for patients. This pilot study evaluated patient and provider responses to PHP(More)
I n a 2012 meeting at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), key experts and stakeholders identified public health knowledge gaps about congenital heart defects (CHDs), namely prevalence of CHDs across the life span, long-term outcomes of persons with CHDs, and health services delivery for persons with CHDs. 1 These gaps, and strategies to(More)
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