Manuscripts of Work Begun and/or Completed During Fellowship (fellows who started in 2006-present)


  1. Hsu A, Card A, Lin SX, Mota S, Carrasquillo O, Moran A. Changes in postmenopausal hormone replacement therapy use among women with high cardiovascular risk. Am J Public Health 2009;99(12):2184-7.
  2. Winston GJ, Barr RG, Carrasquillo O, Bertoni AG, Shea S. Sex and racial/ethnic differences in   cardiovascular risk factor treatment and control among persons with diabetes in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA). Diabetes Care 2009;32(8):1467-9.
  3. Kiefer EM, Shao T, Carrasquillo O, Nabeta P, Seas C. Knowledge and attitudes of tuberculosis management in San Juan de Lurigancho district of Lima, Peru. J Infect Dev Countries 2009;3:783-8.


  1. Davidson KW, Korin MR. Depression and cardiovascular disease: selected findings, controversies, and clinical implications from 2009. Cleve Clin J Med 2010;77 Suppl 3:S20-6.
  2. Korin M, Kaplan RM, Davidson KW. Evidence-Based Medicine. In: Suls JM, Davidson KW, Kaplan R M (eds.). Handbook of Health Psychology. New York: Guilford Publications.
  3. Iyer P, Korin M, Higginbotham L, Davidson KW. Anger, Angry Behavior, and Health. In: Suls JM, Davidson KW, Kaplan RM (eds.). Handbook of Health Psychology. New York: Guilford Publications.
  4. Hansen JD, Shimbo D, Shaffer JA, Hong S, Borda T, Ventura A, Schwartz JE, Harlapur M, Davidson KW. Finding the glass half full? Optimism is protective of 10-year incident CHD in a population-based study: the Canadian Nova Scotia Health Survey. Int J Cardiol 2010;145(3):603-4.
  5. Hansen JD, Shimbo D, Shaffer JA, Hong S, Borda T, Ventura A, Schwartz JE, Harlapur M, Davidson KW. Find the glass half full? Optimism is independently predictive of 10-year incident CHD in a population-based study: The Canadian Nova Scotia Health Survey. Int J Cardiol 2010;145:603-604.


  1. Rausch JC, Perito ER, Hametz P. Obesity prevention, screening, and treatment: practices of pediatric providers since the 2007 expert committee recommendations. Clin Pediatr 2011;50(5):434-41.
  2. Stockwell MS, Rausch J, Sonnett M, Stanberry LR, Rosenthal SL. Parental reasons for utilization of an urban emergency department during the 2009 H1N1 influenza epidemic. Pediatr Emerg Care 2011;27(4):261-5.
  3. Yen C, Jakob K, Esona MD, Peckham X, Rausch J, Hull JJ, Whittier S, Gentsch JR, Larussa P. Detection of fecal shedding of rotavirus vaccine in infants following their first dose of pentavlant rotavirus vaccine. Vaccine 2011;29(24):4151-5.
  4. Kiefer EM, Hankinson JL, Barr RG. The Relationship of age and height to lung function is the same for whites, African-Americans, and Hispanics. Am J Epidemiol 2011;173:376-87. [Featured research]
  5. Kiefer EM, Hankinson JL, Rabinowitz D, Barr RG. Keifer et al. respond to “On population subgroups, mathematics, and interventions.” Am J Epidemiol 2011;173:391-393.
  6. Wasson LT, Shimbo D, Rubin M, Shaffer JA, Schwartz JE, Davidson KW. Is severe vitamin D deficiency a risk factor for ischemic heart disease in patients with established cardiovascular disease? 10-year follow-up of the Nova Scotia Health Survey. Int J Cardiol 2011;148:387-389.
  7. Shaffer JA, Edmondson D, Chaplin WF, Schwartz JE, Shimbo D, Burg MM, Rieckmann N, Davidson KW. Directionality of the relationship between depressive symptom dimensions and C-reactive protein in patients with acute coronary syndromes. Psychosom Med 2011;73(5):370-7. 
  8. Newman JD, Davidson KW, Shaffer JA, Schwartz JE, Chaplin W, Kirkland S, Shimbo D. Observed hostility and the risk of incident ischemic heart disease: A prospective population study from the 1995 Canadian Nova Scotia Health Survey. J Am Coll Cardiol 2011;13;58(12):1222-8
  9. Newman JD, Munter P, Shimbo D, Davidson KW, Shaffer JA, Edmondson D. Post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms predict pre-hospital delay in patients with acute coronary syndromes. PLoS One 2011; 6: e27640
  10. Edmondson D, Rieckmann N, Shaffer JA, Schwartz JE, Burg MM, Davidson KW, Clemow L, Shimbo D, Kronish IM. Posttraumatic stress disorder intrusion symptoms increase risk of major adverse cardiac events and mortality 42 months after acute coronary syndrome. J Psychiatr Res 2011; 45: 1621-1626


  1. Uwemedimo O (Thomas), Findley SE, Irigoyen M, Martinez RA, Stockwell MS. Determinants of influenza vaccination among young children in an inner-city community. J Community Health 2012;37(3):663-72.
  2. Shaffer JA, Whang W, Shimbo D, Burg M, Schwartz JE, Davidson KW. Do different depression phenotypes have different risks for recurrent coronary heart disease? Health Psych Rev 2012;6(2):165-179.
  3. Silbiger JJ, Stein R, Trost B, Shaffer JA, Kim J-H, Cohen P, Kamran M. Coronary angiographic findings and conventional coronary artery disease risk factors of Indo-Guyanese immigrants with stable angina pectoris and acute coronary syndromes. Ethn Dis 2012; 22: 12-14.
  4. Shaffer JA, Wasson LT, Davidson KW, Schwartz JE, Kirkland S, Shimbo D. Blood pressure reactivity to anger provocation does not predict incident cardiovascular disease events: The Canadian Nova Scotia Health Survey [NSHS95] prospective population study. Int J Hypertens 2012:658128
  5. Edmondson D, Shaffer JA, Denton E, Shimbo D, Clemow LP. Posttraumatic stress and myocardial infarction risk perceptions in hospitalized ACS patients. Front Clin Psychol 2012; 3: 1-4.
  6. Shaffer JA, Davidson KW, Schwartz JE, Shimbo D, Newman JD, Gurland BJ, Maurer MS. Prevalence and characteristics of anergia (lack of energy) in patients with acute coronary syndrome. Am J Cardiol 2012; 110: 1213-1218.
  7. Singer JR, Palmas W, Teresi J, Weinstock R, Shea S, Luchsinger JA. Adiponectin and All-Cause Mortality in Elderly People with Type 2 Diabetes. Diabetes Care 2012;35(9):1858-63.
  8. Richardson S, Shaffer JA, Falzon L, Krupka D, Davidson KW, Edmondson D. Meta-analysis of perceived stress and its association with coronary heart disease. Am J Cardiol 2012; 110: 1711-1716.
  9. Korin MR, Chaplin WF, Shaffer JA, Butler MJ, Ojie MJ, Davidson KW. Men's and women's health beliefs differentially predict coronary heart disease incidence in a population-based sample. Health Educ Behav 2012; 40: 231-239


  1. Sirota D and Hametz P. A Pilot Study to Establish Better Eating Practices Using an Exam-Room Based Educational Video ICAN: Infant, Child, & Adolescent Nutrition 2013;5(6):370-374.
  2. Stockwell MS, Martinez RA, Hofstetter A, Natarajan K, Vawdrey DK. Timeliness of 2009 H1N1 vaccine coverage in a low-income pediatric and adolescent population. Vaccine 2013;31(16):2103-7.
  3. Hofstetter A, Natarajan K, Rabinowitz D, Martinez R, Vawdrey D, Arpadi S, Stockwell MS. Timeliness of Pediatric Influenza Vaccination Compared With Seasonal Influenza Activity in an Urban Community, 2004–2008. Am J Public Health 2013;103(7):e50-8.
  4. Hofstetter A, Natarajan K, Martinez R, Rabinowitz D, Vawdrey D, Stockwell MS. Influenza Vaccination Coverage And Timeliness Among Children Requiring Two Doses, 2004-2009. Prev Med 2013;56(3-4):165-70
  5. Bernstein C, Stockwell MS, Gallagher MP, Rosenthal S, Soren K. Mental Health Issues in Adolescents and Young Adults with Type 1 Diabetes: Prevalence and Impact on Glycemic Control. Clin Pediatr 2013;52(1):10-5
  6. Powell R, Davidson D, Divers J, Carr JJ, Detrano R, Hoffman EA, Jiang R, Kronmal RA, Liu K, Punjabi NM, Shahar E, Watson KE, Rotter JI, Taylor KD, Rich SS, Barr RG. Genetic Ancestry and the Relationship of Cigarette Smoking to Lung Function and Percent Emphysema in Four Race/Ethnic Groups: a Cross-sectional Study. Thorax 2013 Jul;68(7):634-42.
  7. Oelsner EC, Pottinger TD, Burkart KM, Allison M, Buxbaum SG, Hansel N, Kumar R, Larkin E, Lange L, Loehr L, London S, O'Connor GT, Papanicolaou G, Petrini M, Rabinowitz D, Raghavan S, Redline S, Thyagarajan B, Tracy R, Wilk JB, White W, Rich SS, Barr RG. Adhesion molecules, endothelin-1 and lung function in seven population-based cohorts. Biomarkers 2013;18(3):196-203.
  8. Giardina EGV, Sciacca R, Flink L, Paul T, Bier M, Moise N. Cardiovascular disease knowledge and weight perception among Hispanic and non-Hispanic white women. Journal of Women’s Health 2013;22:1009-1015.
  9. Poghosyan L, Nannini A, Finkelstein SR, Mason E, Shaffer JA. Development and psychometric testing of the Nurse Practitioner Primary Care Organizational Climate Questionnaire (NP-PCOCQ). Nursing Res 2013; 62: 325-334.
  10. Edmondson D, Kronish IM, Shaffer JA, Falzon L, Burg MM. Posttraumatic stress disorder and risk for coronary heart disease: A meta-analytic review. Am Heart J 2013; 166: 806-814.
  11. Edmondson D, Shaffer JA, Chaplin WF, Burg MM, Stone AA, Schwartz JE. Trait anxiety and trait anger measured by ecological momentary assessment and their correspondence with traditional trait questionnaires. J Res Pers 2013; 47: 843-852.
  12. Burg MM, Edmondson D, Shimbo D, Shaffer JA, Kronish IM, Whang W, Alcántara C, Schwartz JE, Muntner P, Davidson KW. The 'perfect storm' and acute coronary syndrome onset: do psychosocial factors play a role? Prog Cardiovas Dis 2013; 55: 601-610
  13. Silbiger JJ, Stein R, Roy M, Nair MK, Cohen P, Shaffer J, Pinkhasov A, Kamran M. Coronary artery disease in South Asian immigrants living in New York City: Angiographic findings and risk factor burdens. Ethn Dis 2013; 23: 292-295.
  14. Davidson KW, Bigger JT, Burg MM, Carney RM, Chaplin WF, Czajkowski S, Dornelas E, Duer-Hefele J, Frasure-Smith N, Freedland KE, Haas DC, Jaffe AS, Ladapo JA, Lespérance F, Medina V, Newman JD, Osorio GA, Parsons F, Schwartz JE, Shaffer JA, Shapiro PA, Sheps DS, Vaccarino V, Whang W, Ye S. Centralized, stepped, patient preference-based treatment for patients with post-acute coronary syndrome depression: CODIACS Vanguard randomized controlled trial. JAMA Intern Med 2013; 173: 997-1004
  15. Green P, Newman JD, Shaffer JA, Davidson KW, Maurer MS, Schwartz JE. Relation of living without a partner or spouse to physical activity after acute coronary syndromes (from the PULSE Accelerometry Substudy). Am J Cardiol 2013; 111: 1264-1269.
  16. Ye S, Shaffer JA, Kang MS, Harlapur M, Muntner P, Epel E, Guernsey D, Schwartz JE, Davidson KW, Kirkland S, Honig LS, Shimbo D. Relation between leukocyte telomere length and incident coronary heart disease events. From the 1995 Canadian Nova Scotia Health Survey. Am J Cardiol 2013; 111: 962-967.
  17. Newman JD, Davidson KW, Ye S, Shaffer JA, Shimbo D, Munter P. Gender differences in calls to 9-1-1 during an acute coronary syndrome. Am J Cardiol 2013, 111: 58-62


  1. Sirota D, Meyer D, Zamula A, Nieto A, Stockwell M, Berger-Jenkins E. In Classroom Physical Activity and Its Impact on Physical Activity Outside of School in a Hispanic Community. J Phys Act Health 2014;11:1350-1353.\
  2. Oelsner EC, Hoffman EA, Folsom AR, Carr JJ, Enright PL, Kawut SM, Kronmal R, Lederer D, Lima JA, Lovasi GS, Shea S, Barr RG. Association Between Emphysema-like Lung on Cardiac Computed Tomography and Mortality in Persons Without Airflow Obstruction: A Cohort Study. Ann Intern Med 2014;161(12):863-73.
  3. Burkart KM, Manichaikul A, Wilk JB, Ahmed FS, Burke GL, Enright P, Hansel NN, Haynes D, Heckbert SR, Hoffman EA, Kaufman JD, Kurai J, Loehr L, London SJ, Meng Y, O'Connor GT, Oelsner E, Petrini M, Pottinger TD, Powell CA, Redline S, Rotter JI, Smith LJ, Soler Artigas M, Tobin MD, Tsai MY, Watson K, White W, Young TR, Rich SS, Barr RG.  APOM and high-density lipoprotein cholesterol are associated with lung function and per cent emphysema. Eur Respir J. 2014 Apr;43(4):1003-17.
  4. Manichaikul A, Hoffman EA, Smolonska J, Gao W, Cho MH, Baumhauer H, Budoff M, Austin JH, Washko GR, Carr JJ, Kaufman JD, Pottinger T, Powell CA, Wijmenga C, Zanen P, Groen HJ, Postma DS, Wanner A, Rouhani FN, Brantly ML, Powell R, Smith BM, Rabinowitz D, Raffel LJ, Hinckley Stukovsky KD, Crapo JD, Beaty TH, Hokanson JE, Silverman EK, Dupuis J, O'Connor GT, Boezen HM, Rich SS, Barr RG. Genome-wide study of percent emphysema on computed tomography in the general population. The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis Lung/SNP Health Association Resource Study. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2014 15;189(4):408-18.
  5. Ye S, Shaffer JA, Rieckmann N, Schwartz JE, Kronish IM, Ladapo JA, Whang W, Burg MM,Davidson KWLong-term outcomes of enhanced depression treatment in patients with acute coronary syndromes. Am J Med 2014;127(10):1012-6.
  6. Moise N, Schwartz J, Bring R, Shimbo D, Kronish I. (2014). Antihypertensive drug class and adherence: An electronic monitoring study. Am J Hypertens 2014 Oct 24.[Epub ahead of print]
  7. Moise N, Davidson K, Chaplin W, Shea S, Kronish I. Depression and clinical inertia in patients with uncontrolled hypertension. JAMA Intern Med2014;174, 818-819.
  8. Devlin MJ, Richards BF, Cunningham H, Desai U, Lewis O, Mutnick A, Nidiry MA, Saha P, Charon R. Where Does the Circle End?": Representation as a Critical Aspect of Reflection in Teaching Social and Behavioral Sciences in Medicine. Acad Psychiatry 2014 Oct 2. [Epub ahead of print]
  9. Alcántara C, Edmondson DE, Moise N, Oyola D, Hiti D, Kronish IM. Anxiety sensitivity and medication nonadherence in patients with uncontrolled hypertension. J Psychosom Res 2014 Oct;77(4):283- 77
  10. Voils CI, King H, Maciejewski ML, Allen KD, Yancy WS, Shaffer JA. Approaches for informing optimal dose of behavioral interventions. Ann Behav Med 2014;48(3):392-40
  11. Shaffer JA, Diaz K, Alcántara C, Edmondson D, Krupka DJ, Chaplin WF, Davidson KW. An inexpensive device for monitoring patients' weights via automated hovering. Int J Cardiol 2014;172(2):e263-4
  12. Shaffer JA, Edmondson D, Wasson LT, Falzon L, Homma K, Ezeokoli N, Li P, Davidson KW.Vitamin D supplementation for depressive symptoms: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Psychosom Med 2014;76:190-196.


  1. Oelsner EC, Lima JA, Kawut SM, Burkart KM, Enright PL, Ahmed FS, Barr RG. Non-invasive tests for the diagnostic evaluation of dyspnea among outpatients: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) Lung Study. Am J Med 2015;128:171-180.
  2. Gallagher BD, Munter P, Moise N, Lin JJ, Kronish IM. Are two commonly used self-report questionnaires useful for identifying antihypertensive medication non-adherence? J Hypertension2015;33(5):1108-1
  3. Denton E, Shaffer JA, Alcántara C, Clemow L, Brondolo E. Hispanic residential ethnic density and depression in post-acute coronary syndrome patients: Rethinking the role of social support. Int J Soc Psychiat, 2015;61(3):225-35
  4. Aaron CP, Schwartz JE, Bielinski SJ, Hoffman EA, Austin JH, Oelsner EC, Donohue KM, Kalhan R, Berardi C, Kaufman JD, Jacobs DR Jr, Tracy RP, Barr RG. Intercellular adhesion molecule 1 and progression of percent emphysema: The MESA Lung Study. Respir Med 2015;109(2):255-64