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Association of childhood blood lead levels with firearm violence perpetration and victimization in Milwaukee.

Lindsay R Emer, Amy E Kalkbrenner, Mallory O'Brien, Alice Yan, Ron A Cisler, Lance Weinhardt,

Childhood lead exposure impairs future decision-making and may influence criminal behavior, but its role in future firearm violence is unclear. Using public health, education, and criminal justice datasets linked at the individual level, we studied a population-based cohort of all persons born between June 1, 1986 and December 31, 2003 ... Read more >>

Environ Res (Environmental research)
[2020, 180:108822]

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Patient Barriers for Weight Management Among African American Women.

Owen Bowie, Jennifer Kusch, George L Morris, Tracy Flood, Jessica Gill, Renee E Walker, Ron A Cisler, Jennifer T Fink,

<h4>Purpose</h4>The primary aim of this study was to assess the perceptions of local African American women who are overweight or obese using semi-structured focus groups to identify barriers to weight management and factors that support strategy success. The secondary aim of this study was to determine recommendations for patient-centered weight ... Read more >>

J Patient Cent Res Rev (Journal of patient-centered research and reviews)
[2018, 5(4):287-297]

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Facilitating Factors and Barriers to Weight Management in Women: Physician Perspectives.

Renee E Walker, Jennifer Kusch, Jennifer T Fink, David A Nelson, George Morris, Jessica Skalla, Ron A Cisler,

<h4>Purpose</h4>The complexity of addressing overweight and obesity in women has been an ongoing public health and health care challenge. While the mechanism for addressing overweight and obesity in women remains unclear, it has been speculated that disparities in overweight and obesity by race and gender contribute to the complexity. The ... Read more >>

J Patient Cent Res Rev (Journal of patient-centered research and reviews)
[2018, 5(1):18-27]

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Weight Loss Associated With Employee Income in an Incentivized Employee Wellness Program.

Jennifer T Fink, Jennifer Rich, David R Smith, Maharaj Singh, Kelly Sutton, George Mueller, Doug M Ihrke, Jessica L Skalla, Ron A Cisler,

<h4>Objective</h4>We examined the relationship between the type of incentivized wellness program and employee weight loss and the effects of participant income.<h4>Methods</h4>We retrospectively examined employees who participated in one of six weight loss wellness programs, which were categorized for the present analysis: reweigh/body mass index, Coaching, and Weight Watchers/Meal Replacement. Those ... Read more >>

J Occup Environ Med (Journal of occupational and environmental medicine)
[2016, 58(12):1181-1184]

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Trends and Progress in Reducing Teen Birth Rates and the Persisting Challenge of Eliminating Racial/Ethnic Disparities.

Emmanuel M Ngui, Danielle M Greer, Farrin D Bridgewater, Trina C Salm Ward, Ron A Cisler,

<h4>Purpose</h4>We examined progress made by the Milwaukee community toward achieving the Milwaukee Teen Pregnancy Prevention Initiative's aggressive 2008 goal of reducing the teen birth rate to 30 live births/1000 females aged 15-17 years by 2015. We further examined differential teen birth rates in disparate racial and ethnic groups.<h4>Method</h4>We analyzed teen birth ... Read more >>

J Racial Ethn Health Disparities (Journal of racial and ethnic health disparities)
[2017, 4(4):615-622]

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Discovering Outliers of Potential Drug Toxicities Using a Large-scale Data-driven Approach.

Jake Luo, Ron A Cisler,

We systematically compared the adverse effects of cancer drugs to detect event outliers across different clinical trials using a data-driven approach. Because many cancer drugs are toxic to patients, better understanding of adverse events of cancer drugs is critical for developing therapies that could minimize the toxic effects. However, due ... Read more >>

Cancer Inform (Cancer informatics)
[2016, 15:211-217]

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Population Analysis of Adverse Events in Different Age Groups Using Big Clinical Trials Data.

Jake Luo, Christina Eldredge, Chi C Cho, Ron A Cisler,

<h4>Background</h4>Understanding adverse event patterns in clinical studies across populations is important for patient safety and protection in clinical trials as well as for developing appropriate drug therapies, procedures, and treatment plans.<h4>Objectives</h4>The objective of our study was to conduct a data-driven population-based analysis to estimate the incidence, diversity, and association patterns ... Read more >>

JMIR Med Inform (JMIR medical informatics)
[2016, 4(4):e30]

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Physician Use of Electronic Health Records in Obesity Management.

George L Morris, Kayla Chapman, David Nelson, Jennifer Fink, Renee Walker, Ron A Cisler,

<h4>Objective</h4>To assess Wisconsin physician knowledge, attitudes, and practices in obesity management.<h4>Methods</h4>The Wisconsin Medical Society distributed an e-mail survey to 12,372 members with questions on obesity causes, barriers to documentation, and training in obesity management.<h4>Results</h4>A total of 590 surveys (4.7%) were completed. Physicians had an accurate fund of knowledge. Reasons given ... Read more >>

WMJ (WMJ : official publication of the State Medical Society of Wisconsin)
[2016, 115(3):140-142]

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Obese Employee Participation Patterns in a Wellness Program.

Jennifer T Fink, David R Smith, Maharaj Singh, Doug M Ihrke, Ron A Cisler,

The purpose of this research was to retrospectively examine whether demographic differences exist between those who participated in an employee wellness program and those who did not, and to identify the selection of employees' choice in weight management activities. A nonequivalent, 2-group retrospective design was used. This study involved employees ... Read more >>

Popul Health Manag (Population health management)
[2016, 19(2):132-135]

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Healthcare costs around the time of smoking cessation.

Jason M Hockenberry, Susan J Curry, Paul A Fishman, Timothy B Baker, David L Fraser, Ron A Cisler, Thomas C Jackson, Michael C Fiore,

<h4>Background</h4>The Affordable Care Act mandates that new insurance plans cover smoking-cessation therapy without cost-sharing. Previous cost difference estimates, which show a spike around the time of cessation, suggest premiums might rise as a result of covering these services.<h4>Purpose</h4>The goal of the study was to test (1) whether individuals in an ... Read more >>

Am J Prev Med (American journal of preventive medicine)
[2012, 42(6):596-601]

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Influence of socioeconomic factors and race on birth outcomes in urban Milwaukee.

Trina C Salm Ward, Naoyo Mori, Timothy B Patrick, Mary K Madsen, Ron A Cisler,

<h4>Purpose</h4>A national study found that infants born in low socioeconomic areas had the worst infant mortality rates (IMRs) and the highest racial disparity. Racial disparities in birth outcomes are also evident in the city of Milwaukee, with African American infants at 3 times greater the risk than white infants. This ... Read more >>

WMJ (WMJ : official publication of the State Medical Society of Wisconsin)
[2010, 109(5):254-260]

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Impact of treatment with intramuscular, injectable, extended-release naltrexone on counseling and support group participation in patients with alcohol dependence.

Ron A Cisler, Bernard L Silverman, Irina Gromov, David R Gastfriend,

<h4>Objectives</h4>: The impact of intramuscular, injectable, extended-release naltrexone (XR-NTX; Vivitrol) on counseling and support group participation was examined in a post hoc analysis of a 24-week, randomized, double-blind study in 624 alcohol-dependent adults, most of whom were nonabstinent at baseline.<h4>Methods</h4>: Patients were offered 6 monthly injections of XR-NTX 380 mg, ... Read more >>

J Addict Med (Journal of addiction medicine)
[2010, 4(3):181-185]

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Aberrant fetal growth and early, late, and postneonatal mortality: an analysis of Milwaukee births, 1996-2007.

Han-Yang Chen, Suneet P Chauhan, Trina C Salm Ward, Naoyo Mori, Eric T Gass, Ron A Cisler,

<h4>Objective</h4>The objective of the study was to ascertain the association between fetal growth (small- [SGA], appropriate- [AGA], and large-for-gestational-age [LGA]) and early, late, and postneonatal mortality.<h4>Study design</h4>Birth certificate data for nonanomalous singletons, delivered from 1996 to 2007, were obtained for Milwaukee residents. Multivariate logistic regression analyses, adjusted for 19 covariates, ... Read more >>

Am J Obstet Gynecol (American journal of obstetrics and gynecology)
[2011, 204(3):261.e1-261.e10]

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Sociodemographic correlates of energy drink consumption with and without alcohol: results of a community survey.

Lisa K Berger, Michael Fendrich, Han-Yang Chen, Amelia M Arria, Ron A Cisler,

<h4>Objective</h4>We examined the sociodemographic correlates of energy drink use and the differences between those who use them with and without alcohol in a representative community sample.<h4>Methods</h4>A random-digit-dial landline telephone survey of adults in the Milwaukee, Wisconsin area responded to questions about energy drink and alcohol plus energy drink use.<h4>Results</h4>Almost one-third ... Read more >>

Addict Behav (Addictive behaviors)
[2011, 36(5):516-519]

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Setting a goal to reduce teen births in Milwaukee by 2015.

Naoyo Mori, Kathleen A Blair, Trina C Salm Ward, Jessica Bergstrorn, Loren Galvão, Ron A Cisler,

<h4>Introduction</h4>Although teen birth rates have declined significantly since 1991, teen pregnancy remains a significant public health problem in Milwaukee, Wis. Using historical teen birth data trends, this study sets a birth rate reduction goal by the year 2015 for Milwaukee teenagers between the ages of 15 and 17.<h4>Methods</h4>Birth counts and ... Read more >>

WMJ (WMJ : official publication of the State Medical Society of Wisconsin)
[2009, 108(7):365-369]

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The Wisconsin Network for Health Research (WiNHR): a statewide, collaborative, multi-disciplinary, research group.

Howard Bailey, William Agger, Dennis Baumgardner, James K Burmester, Ron A Cisler, Jennifer Evertsen, Ingrid Glurich, David Hartman, Steven H Yale, David DeMets,

In response to the goals of the Wisconsin Partnership Program and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Initiatives to Improve Healthcare, the Wisconsin Network for Health Research (WiNHR) was formed. As a collaborative, multi-disciplinary statewide research network, WiNHR encourages and fosters the discovery and application of scientific knowledge for researchers ... Read more >>

WMJ (WMJ : official publication of the State Medical Society of Wisconsin)
[2009, 108(9):453-458]

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Alcohol treatment effects on secondary nondrinking outcomes and quality of life: the COMBINE study.

Joseph S LoCastro, Marston Youngblood, Ron A Cisler, Margaret E Mattson, Allen Zweben, Raymond F Anton, Dennis M Donovan,

<h4>Objective</h4>To evaluate the full range of alcohol treatment effectiveness, it is important to assess secondary nondrinking outcome dimensions in addition to primary alcohol consumption outcomes.<h4>Method</h4>We used a large sample (n=1,226) of alcohol-dependent participants entering the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism-sponsored COMBINE (Combining Medications and Behavioral Interventions) Study, a ... Read more >>

J Stud Alcohol Drugs (Journal of studies on alcohol and drugs)
[2009, 70(2):186-196]

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Active consent in urban elementary schools: an examination of demographic differences in consent rates.

Jessica P Bergstrom, Susan Partington, M Kathleen Murphy, Loren Galvao, Elizabeth Fayram, Ron A Cisler,

The consent process is an integral piece of research and evaluation studies, especially when conducted within a school setting. The challenge of reaching parents of students to obtain consent is an issue with which those conducting school-based studies grapple. The literature suggests that the success of the consent process can ... Read more >>

Eval Rev (Evaluation review)
[2009, 33(5):481-496]

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Second births to teenage mothers: risk factors for low birth weight and preterm birth.

Susan N Partington, Dale L Steber, Kathleen A Blair, Ron A Cisler,

<h4>Context</h4>Teenagers are more likely than older women to have a low-birth-weight infant or a preterm birth, and the risks may be particularly high when they have a second birth. Identifying predictors of these outcomes in second teenage births is essential for developing preventive strategies.<h4>Methods</h4>Birth certificate data for 1993-2002 were linked ... Read more >>

Perspect Sex Reprod Health (Perspectives on sexual and reproductive health)
[2009, 41(2):101-109]

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Cost and cost-effectiveness of the COMBINE study in alcohol-dependent patients.

Gary A Zarkin, Jeremy W Bray, Arnie Aldridge, Debanjali Mitra, Michael J Mills, David J Couper, Ron A Cisler, ,

<h4>Context</h4>The COMBINE (Combined Pharmacotherapies and Behavioral Intervention) clinical trial recently evaluated the efficacy of medications, behavioral therapies, and their combinations for the outpatient treatment of alcohol dependence. The costs and cost-effectiveness of these combinations are unknown and of interest to clinicians and policy makers.<h4>Objective</h4>To evaluate the costs and cost-effectiveness of ... Read more >>

Arch Gen Psychiatry (Archives of general psychiatry)
[2008, 65(10):1214-1221]

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Health disparities in Milwaukee by socioeconomic status.

Peter M Vila, Geoffrey R Swain, Dennis J Baumgardner, Sarah E Halsmer, Patrick L Remington, Ron A Cisler,

<h4>Background</h4>In 2006, the city of Milwaukee ranked worse than any Wisconsin county for health outcomes and worse than all but 1 county for health determinants.<h4>Methods</h4>To further examine disparities in health, Milwaukee city ZIP codes were stratified into 3 groups (lower, middle, and upper) by socioeconomic status (SES). Health determinants (15 ... Read more >>

WMJ (WMJ : official publication of the State Medical Society of Wisconsin)
[2007, 106(7):366-372]

Cited: 11 times

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The Milwaukee Homicide Review Commission: an interagency collaborative process to reduce homicide.

Mallory O'Brien, Laurie Woods, Ron A Cisler,

The Milwaukee Hoimicide Review Commission (MHRC) is a multi-level, multi-disciplinary, and multiagency homicide review process aimed at reducing the occurrence of homicides in Milwaukee. Based on the public health approach to violence reduction, the MHRC has 3 goals: (1) to gain a better understanding of homicide through strategic problem analysis, ... Read more >>

WMJ (WMJ : official publication of the State Medical Society of Wisconsin)
[2007, 106(7):385-388]

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Social networks and their influence on drinking behaviors: differences related to cognitive impairment in clients receiving alcoholism treatment.

Jennifer F Buckman, Marsha E Bates, Ron A Cisler,

<h4>Objective</h4>Mechanisms of behavioral change that support positive addiction treatment outcomes in individuals with co-occurring alcohol-use disorders and cognitive impairment remain largely unknown. This article combines person- and variable-centered approaches to examine the interrelated influence of cognitive impairment and social support on stability of and changes in drinking behaviors of Project ... Read more >>

J Stud Alcohol Drugs (Journal of studies on alcohol and drugs)
[2007, 68(5):738-747]

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Prevalence of children with special health care needs in Milwaukee, Wisconsin: data from the Milwaukee metropolitan statistical area.

Susan N Partington, Ron A Cisler, Kathleen A Blair,

<h4>Background</h4>The Milwaukee Health Department and the Wisconsin Southeast Regional Center for Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN) were interested in understanding the level of need and prevalence of CSHCN in the city of Milwaukee. It was determined that a survey of the Milwaukee area was needed to obtain a ... Read more >>

WMJ (WMJ : official publication of the State Medical Society of Wisconsin)
[2006, 105(3):30-35]

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Cost methodology of COMBINE.

Gary A Zarkin, Jeremy W Bray, Debanjali Mitra, Ron A Cisler, Daniel R Kivlahan,

<h4>Objective</h4>This article describes the methodology used in estimating the mean cost per patient of the interventions delivered in COMBINE, a randomized controlled trial (RCT) comparing pharmacotherapies and behavioral interventions for outpatient treatment of alcohol dependence.<h4>Method</h4>Our methodology identifies a broad list of nonresearch activities necessary to implement the COMBINE interventions in ... Read more >>

J Stud Alcohol Suppl (Journal of studies on alcohol. Supplement)
[2005, (15):50-5; discussion 33]

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