Publications

2017

Femoral Artery Atherosclerosis is associated with Physical Function across the Spectrum of the Ankle-Brachial Index: The San Diego Population Study (SDPS)

Increased Aortic Calcification Is Associated with Arterial Stiffness Progression in Multiethnic Middle-Aged Men

Depression and Progression of Subclinical Cardiovascular Disease in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Physiologically Assessed Hot Flashes and Endothelial Function Among Midlife Women

Lipid Changes Around the final Menstrual Period Predict Carotid Subclinical Disease in Postmenopausal Women

2016

Menopausal Hot Flashes and Carotid Intima Media Thickness Among Midlife Women

Sleep Characteristics and Carotid Atherosclerosis among Mildlife Women

Race or Vitamin D: A Determinant of Intima-Media Thickness in Obese Adolescents

The Role of Initial and Longitudinal Change in Blood Pressure on Progression of Arterial Stiffness Among Multiethnic Middle-Aged Men

Child Abuse and Neglect and Subclinical Cardiovascular Disease Among Midlife Women

Early Life Family Conflict, Social Interactions, and Carotid Artery Intima-Media Thickness in Adulthood

Trajectories of Estradiol and Follicle-Stimulating Hormone Over the Menopause Transition and Early Markers of Atherosclerosis after Menopause

Trajectories of Vasomotor Symptoms and Carotid Intima-Media Thickness in the Study of Women’s Health Across the Nation 

Associations of Psychological Well-Being with Carotid Intima-Media Thickness in African American and White Middle-Aged Women

Effects of Carotid-Femoral Pulse Wave Velocity 24hr Post-Exercise in Young Healthy Adults

Significantly Greater Progression of Intima-Media Thickness of the Carotid Artery in Japanese American Men than White Men: the ERA JUMP Study

 2015

Brachial-Ankle Pulse Wave Velocity is Associated with Coronary Calcification Among 1,131 Healthy Middle-Aged Men

Associations between Inflammatory Markers and Subclinical Atherosclerosis in Middle-aged White, Japanese-American and Japanese Men: The ERA-JUMP Study

Simple physical performance measures and vascular health in late midlife women: the Study of Women’s Health across the nation

Calcified carotid artery plaques predict cardiovascular outcomes in the elderly

Simple Physical Performance Measures and Vascular Health in Late Midlife Women: the Study of Women’s Health Across the Nation

Nulliparity is Associated with Less Healthy Markers of Subclinical Cardiovascular Disease in Young Women with Overweight or Obesity

Varying Patterns of Brachial Artery Flow-Mediated Dilatation in Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and Controls: An Application of the Group-Based Trajectory Modeling

Effect of Aerobic Versus Resistance Exercise  on Pulse Wave Velocity, Intima-Media Thickness, and Left Ventricular Mass in Obese Adolescents

Ectopic Adiposity is Associated with Autonomic Risk Factors and Subclinical Cardiovascular Disease in Young Adults

Calcified Coronary Artery Plaques Predict Cardiovascular Outcomes in the Elderly

Cardiovascular Fat, Menopause, and Sex Hormones in Women: the SWAN Cardiovascular Fat Ancillary Study

2014

Hardening of Arteries in the Very Elderly Linked to Brain Plaques

Coronary Artery Calcification in Obese Youth: What Are the Phenotypic and Metabolic Determinants?

Complement protein C3 and coronary artery calcium in middle-aged women with polycystic ovary syndrome and controls

Low Socioeconomic Status Over 12 Years and Subclinical Cardiovascular Disease: the Study of Women’s Health Across the Nation

The Impact of Change in Physical Activity on Change in Arterial Stiffness in Overweight or Obese Sedentary Young Adults

Abuse and Subclinical Cardiovascular Disease Among Midlife Women: the Study of Women’s Health Across the Nation

An Inflammatory Pathway Links Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease Risk to Neural Activity Evoked by the cognitive Regulation of Emotion

Regional Pulse Wave Velocities and Their Cardiovascular Risk Factors Among Healthy Middle-Aged Men: a Cross-Sectional Population-Based Study

Daily Marital Interaction Quality and Carotid Artery Intima-Media Thickness in Healthy Middle-Aged Adults

Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes and Subsequent Risk of Cardiovascular Disease in Women with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Inflammatory Expression Profiles in Monocyte-to-Macrophage Differentiation in Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Relationship with Atherosclerosis

2013

Perivascular Adipose Tissue of the Descending Thoracic Aorta is Associated with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Vascular Calcification in Women

LOX-1 Ligands containing Apolipoprotein B and Carotid Intima-Media Thickness in Middle-Aged Community-Dwelling US Caucasian and Japanese Men

Carotid Intima-Media Thickness  and Plaque in Apparently Healthy Japanese Individuals with an Estimated 10-year Absolute Risk of CAD Death According to the Japan Atherosclerosis Society Guidelines 2012: the Shiga Epidemiology Study of Subclinical Atherosclerosis (SESSA)

Changes in Serum Aldosterone are Associated with  Changes in Obesity-Related Factors in Normotensive Overweight and Obese Young Adults

Associations Between Arterial Stiffness and Platelet Activation in Normotensive Overweight and Obese Young Adults

Aortic Pulse Wave Velocity Predicts Focal White Matter Hyperintensities in a Biracial Cohort of Older Adults

Progression Rates of Carotid Intima-Media thickness and Adventitial Diameter During the Menopausal Transition

Telomere Length in Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Its Associations with Carotid Plaque

Associations Between Accelerometer-Derived Physical Activity and Regional Adiposity in young Men and Women

Evidence for a Genetic Link Between Bone and Vascular Measures in African Ancestry Family

Physical Activity Intensity and Cardiovascular Risk by Ankle-Brachial Index

Particle Numbers of Lipoprotein Subclasses and Arterial Stiffness Among Middle-Aged men from the ERA JUMP Study

Liver Fat and SHBG Affect Insulin Resistance in Midlife Women: the Study of Women’s Health Across the Nation(SWAN)

Genetic Epidemiology and Genone-Wide Linkage Analysis of Carotid Artery Ultrasound Traits in Multigenerational African Ancestry Families

Pulse Wave Velocity is Associated with B-Amyloid Deposition in the Brain of Very Elderly Adults

Association of Total Marine Fatty Acids, Eicosapentaenoic and Docosahexaenoic Acids, with Aortic Stiffness in Koreans, Whites, and Japanese Americans

Carotid Intima-Media Thickness and Plaque with Incident Cardiovascular Events in Women with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

The Association Between Renal Function Biomarkers and Subclinical Cardiovascular Measures in African Caribbean Families

2012

Racial Differences in the Association between Carotid Plaque and Aortic and Coronary Artery Calcification Among Women Transitioning the Menopause

The Clinical Trial of Women On the Move through Activity and Nutrition (WOMAN) Study: Final 48-Month Results

Pulse Wave Velocity in Associated with Muscle Mass Decline: Health ABC Study

Effects of an Intensive Behavior Weight Loss Intervention Consisting of Caloric Restriction With or Without Physical Activity on Common Carotid Artery Remodeling in Severely Obese Adults

Common Genetic Variation in the 3-BCL11B Gene Desert is Associated with Carotid-Femoral Pulse Wave Velocity and Excess Cardiovascular Disease Risk: The AortaGen Consortium

Carotid Artery Intima-Media Thickness in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Serum Aldosterone is Associated with Inflammation and Aortic Stiffness in Normotensive Overweight and Obese Young Adults

Aortic Stiffness and Calcification in Men in a Population-Based International Study

Daily Psychological Demands are Associated with 6-year Progression of Carotid Artery Atherosclerosis: the Pittsburgh Healthy Heart Project

Unrealistic Optimism is Associated with Subclinical Atherosclerosis

Low Free Testosterone in HIV-Infected Men is Not Associated with Subclinical Cardiovascular Disease

Common Carotid Artery Diameter and Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Overweight or Obese Postmenopausal Women

Reductions in Arterial Stiffness with Weight Loss in Overweight and Obese Young Adults: Potential Mechanisms

Effects of Weight Loss and Insulin Reduction on Arterial Stiffness in the SAVE Trial

Endogenous Sex Hormones Impact the Progress of Subclinical Atherosclerosis in Women During the Menopausal Transition

Adiponectin, Systolic Blood Pressure, and Alcohol Consumption are Associated with More Aortic Stiffness Progression Among Apparently Healthy Men

Lactation and Subclinical Cardiovascular Disease Among Premenopausal Women

2011

Depressive Symptoms and Subclinical Markers of Cardiovascular Disease in Adolescents

Hot Flashes and Carotid Intima-Media Thickness Among Midlife Women

Arterial Stiffness and Gait Speed in Older Adults With and Without Peripheral Arterial Disease

Drospirenone/Ethinyl Estadiol Versus Rosiglitazone Treatment in Overweight Adolescents with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Comparison of Metabolic, Hormonal, and Cardiovascular Risk Factors

Polymorphic Variation in Choline Transporter Gene (CHT1) is associated with Early, Subclinical Measures of Carotid Atherosclerosis in Humans

C-Reactive Protein is Associated with Aortic Stiffness in a Cohort of African American and Caucasian Women Transitioning Through Menopause

Markers in Mineral Metabolism are not Associated with Aortic Pulse Wave Velocity in Community-Living Elderly Persons: The Health Aging and Body Composition Study 

Depressive Symptoms and Subclinical Markers of Cardiovascular Disease in Adolescents

Differential Association of Docosahexaenoic and Eicosapentaenoic Acids with Carotid Intima-Media Thickness

The SWAN Song: Study of Women’s Health Across the Nation’s Recurring Themes

Hearing Sensitivity in Older Adults: Associations with Cardiovascular Risk Factors in the Health, Aging, and Body Composition

Burden of Subclinical Cardiovascular Disease in “Metabolically Benign” and “At-Risk” Overweight and Obese Women: The Study of Women’s Health Across the Nation (SWAN)

High Urinary Sodium is Associated with Increased Carotid Intima-Media Thickness in Normotensive Overweight and Obese Adults

The Prevalence and Predictors of an Abnormal Ankle-Brachial Index in the Bypass Angioplasty Revascularization Investigation 2 Diabetes (BARI 2D) Trial

Subcutaneous Adipose Tissue in Relation to Subclinical Atherosclerosis and Cardiometabolic Rick Factors in Midlife Women

African-American Ethnicity and Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Related to Aortic Pulse-Wave Velocity Progression

Arterial Stiffness and Cognitive Decline in Well-functioning Older Adults

2010

Markers of Atherosclerosis and Inflammation for Prediction of Coronary Heart Disease in Older Adults

Admixture Mapping of Ankle-Arm Index:Identification of a Candidate Locus Associated with Peripheral Arterial Disease

Lactation and Maternal Measures of Subclinical Cardiovascular Disease

Serum n-6 Fatty Acids and Lipoprotein Subclasses in Middle-Aged Men: A Population -Based Cross-Sectional ERA-JUMP Study

Secondhand Smoke, Vascular Disease, and Dementia Incidence: Findings from the Cardiovascular Health Cognition Study

Race, Psychosocial Factors, and Aortic Pulse Wave Velocity: The Health, Aging, and Body Composition Study

Associations of D-dimer and von Willebrand Factor with Atherosclerosis in Japanese and White Men

Lipids, Menopause, and Early Atherosclerosis in Study of Women’s Health Across the Nation (SWAN) Heart Women

Recurrent Major Depression Predicts Progression of Coronary Calcification in Healthy Women: Study of Women’s Health Across the Nation (SWAN)

Menopausal Symptoms within a Hispanic Cohort: SWAN, the Study of Women’s Health Across the Nation

2009

Plasma Oxidized Low-Density Lipoprotein Levels and Arterial Stiffness in Older Adults: The Health, Aging, and Body Composition Study

Do Carotid Artery Diameters Manifest Early Evidence of Atherosclerosis in Women with Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Association Between Depression and Coronary Artery Calcification in Women with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Differences in Subclinical Cardiovascular Disease Between African American and Caucasian Women with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Cholesteryl Ester Transfer Protein, Coronary Calcium, and Intima-Media Thickness of the Carotid Artery in Middle-aged Japanese Men

Racial and Socioeconomic Disparities in Arterial Stiffness and Intima-Media Thickness Among Adolescents

2008

Intima-media thickness of the carotid artery and the distribution of lipoprotein subclasses in men aged 40 to 49 years between whites in the United States and the Japanese in Japan for the ERA JUMP study

Progression of carotid intima-media thickness and plaque in women with systemic lupus erythmatosus

Preclinical Atherosclerosis Covaries with Individual Differences in Reactivity and Functional Connectivity of the Amygdala

Relationship of Ankle Blood Pressures to Cardiovascular Events in Older Adults

Coronary Artery Calcium, Carotid Artery Wall Thickness, and Cardiovascular Disease Outcomes in Adults 70 to 99 Years Old

Association between brachial artery reactivity and cardiovascular disease status in an elderly cohort: The Cardiovascular Health Study

Differences in Carotid Intima-Media Thickness Between Korean and Japanese Men

Parity and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Among Older Women: How Do Pregnancy Complications Mediate the Association?

Association of Endogenous Sex Hormones with the Vasculature in Menopausal Women: the Study of Women’s Health Across the Nation (SWAN)

Education Eclipses Ethnicity in Predicting the Development of the Metabolic Syndrome in Different Ethnic Groups in Midlife: the Study of Women’s Health Across the Nation (SWAN)

Hot Flashes and Subclinical Cardiovascular Disease: Findings From the Study of Women’s Health Across the Nation Heart Study

2007

The clinical trail of Women On the Move through Activity and Nutrition (WOMAN) study

Less Subclinical Atherosclerosis in Japanese Men than in White Men in the United States in Post- World War II Birth Cohort

Association between infant birth weight and maternal cardiovascular risk factors in the Health, Aging, and Body Composition Study

Lower Central Serotonergic Responsivity Is Associated With Preclinical Carotid Artery Atherosclerosis

Calcifications, Arterial Stiffness, and Atherosclerosis

Negative Emotions and 3-year Progression of Subclinical Atherosclerosis

The association of bone mineral density measures with incident cardiovascular disease in older adults

Reduced low-frequency heart rate variability relates to greater intimal-medial thickness of the carotid wall in two samples

Elevated Pulse Wave Velocity Increases the Odds of Coronary Calcification in Overweight Postmenopausal Women

2006

Effect of Weight Loss and Nutritional Intervention on Arterial Stiffness in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Apolipoprotein E polymorphism and preclinical carotid artery disease in untreated hypertensive men

Relation of Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Women Approaching Menopause to Menstrual Cycle Characteristics and Reproductive Hormones in the Follicular and Luteal Phases

Community Socioeconomic Status is Associated with Carotid Artery Atherosclerosis in Untreated, Hypertensive Men

Comparison of SWAN and WISE Menopausal Status Classification Algorithm

2005

Frequency of spousal interaction and 3-year progression of carotid artery intima medial thickness: the Pittsburgh Healthy Heart Project

Japanese men have larger areas of visceral adipose tissue than Caucasian men in the same levels of waist circumference in a population-based study

2004

Comparison of risk factors for vascular disease in the carotid artery and the aorta in women with systemic lupus erythmatosus