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Several OHSU researchers are doing research to improve women's health.  For more information on specific projects related to women's health, see the Division's pages on Violence and Abuse, Osteoporosis, Racial and Ethnic Disparities, and Evidence Synthesis.

Selected Papers

  1. Choo, E., Nicolaidis, C, Hall, M.K., Newgard, C., Lowe, R.A., McConnell, K.J.  "The Association Between Emergency Department Resources and Diagnosis of Intimate Partner Violence." European Journal of Emergency Medicine.  2012. 19(2)83-8. (PMID 22391615)
  2. Vesco, KK, Marshall, LM, Nelson, HD, Humphrey, LL, Rizzo, J, Pedula, KL., Cauley, JA, Ensrud, KE, Hochberg, MC, Antoniucci, D, Hillier, TA for the Study of Osteoporotic Fractures.  Surgical menopause and nonvertebral fracture risk among older US women.  Menopause. Published ahead of print 12 December 2011.
  3. Diem S, Blackwell TL, Stone KL, Cauley JA, Hillier TA, Haney EM, Ensrud KE.  Use of Antidepressant Medications and Risk of Fractures in Older Women.  Calcified Tissue International.  April 2011.  DOI: 10.1007/s00223-011-9481-5.
  4. Nicolaidis, C., Perez, M., Mejia, A., Alvarado, A., Celaya-Alston, R., Galian, H,, Hilde, A.  "'Guardarse las cosas adentro' (keeping things inside): Latina violence survivors' perceptions of depression."  Journal of General Internal Medicine.  2011:26(10):1131–7. (PMID: 21626052)
  5. Nicolaidis, C., Timmons, V., Thomas, M.J., Waters, A.S., Wahab, S., Mejia, A., Mitchell, S.R.  "'You don't go tell white people nothing':  African-American women discuss the influence of violence and race on depression and depression care."  American Journal of Public Health. 2010:100(8):1470-6. (PMID: 20558811)
  6. Choo, E, Nicolaidis, C., Jenkinson, R.H., Cox, J.M., McConnell, K.J.  "Failure of Intimate Partner Violence Screening Among Patients with Substance Use Disorders." Academic Emergency Medicine, 2010(17):1–4. (PMID:20670328)
  7. Nelson HD, Haney EM, Dana T, Bougatsos C, Chou R.  Screening for Osteoporosis:  Systematic review to update the 2002 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation.  (Prepared by Oregon Evidence-based Practice Center under Contract No. 290-2007-10057-I) Rockville, MD:  Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.  July 2010.  AHRQ Publication No.  10-05145-EF-1.  http://www.ahrq.gov/clinic/uspstf10/osteoporosis/osteoes.pdf.
  8. Nelson HD, Haney EM, Chou R, Dana T, Bougatsos C.  Screening for Osteoporosis: Systematic Evidence Review Update for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.  Ann Intern Med.  2010; 153(2): 99-111.   First published July 5, 2010 on annals.org. 
  9. Nelson HD, Naik A, Tyne K, Fu R, Humphrey LL.  Screening for breast cancer: an update and systematic review for the United States Preventive Services Task Force. Annals of Internal Medicine; 2009; 151: 727-737.
  10. Nelson HD, Fu R, Smith E, Griffin J, Humphrey LL Comparative effectiveness of medications to reduce risk of primary breast cancer.  Annals of Internal Medicine; 2009; 151: 703-715.
  11. Fisher, JW, Weil, A., Nicolaidis, C.  Addressing Intimate Partner Violence in Clinical Settings.  Practical Gynecology: A Guide for the Primary Care Physician.  2009.  American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, PA.  Pp. 487-506.
  12. Nicolaidis, C.  McFarland, B., Curry, M.A., Gerrity, M.  "Differences in physical and mental health symptoms and mental health utilization associated with intimate partner violence vs. child abuse."  Psychosomatics.  2009:50(4)340-346. (PMID: 19687174).
  13. Nicolaidis, C., Liebshutz, J.  "Chronic Physical Symptoms In Survivors of Violence.
  14. C. Mitchell, D. Anglin (eds.), Intimate Partner Violence:  A Bio-Psycho-Social Approach.  2009.  Oxford University Press. Pages 19-29.
  15. Nicolaidis, C., Paranjape, A.  "Defining Intimate Partner Violence:  Controversies and Implications. C. Mitchell, D. Anglin (eds.), Intimate Partner Violence:  A Bio-Psycho-Social Approach.  2009.  Oxford University Press. Pages 133-145.
  16. Nicolaidis, C., Gregg, J., Galian, H., Curry, MA, McFarland, B., Gerrity, M.  "You always end up feeling like you're some hypochondriac": Intimate partner violence survivors' experiences addressing depression and pain. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2008;23(8)1157-63. (PMID 18443884)
  17. Diem SJ, Blackwell TL, Stone KL, Yaffe K, Haney E, Bliziotes M, Ensrud K.  Use of Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors and Tricyclic Antidepressants and Rates of Bone Loss at the Hip in Older Women.  Archives of Internal Medicine.  June 25, 2007. 167(12):1240-1245.
  18. Vesco KK, Haney E, Humphrey LL, Fu R, Nelson HD.  Influence of menopause on mood: a systematic review of cohort studies.  Climacteric 2007; 10:1-18.
  19. Nicolaidis, C.  "Partner interference with health care: do we want one more piece of a complex puzzle?"  Journal of General Internal Medicine, 2007;22:1216-17. (PMID:17597351)
  20. Nelson, H., Fu, R., Haney, E.M., Humphrey, L., Miller, J., Nedrow, A., Nicolaidis, C., Vesco, K., Walker, M.   "Nonhormonal Therapies for Menopausal Hot Flashes: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis."  JAMA. 2006;295:2057-2071 (PMID:16670414)
  21. Nicolaidis, C., Touhouliotis, V.  "Addressing intimate partner violence in primary care:  lessons from chronic illness management".  Violence and Victims. 2006;21(1)101-116. (PMID:16494136)
  22. Winkle, J., Nicolaidis, C., "Lessons about Recruiting Primary Care Practices to Domestic Violence Trainings." Family Violence Prevention and Health Practice.  2005; 1(2).
  23. Nicolaidis C., Curry M.A., Gerrity M.  Measuring the impact of the Voices of Survivors program on healthcare workers' attitudes towards survivors of intimate partner violence.  Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2005;20:731-737.  (PMID: 16050883)
  24. Nicolaidis, C., Curry, M.A., Gerrity, M.  "Health care workers' expectations of & empathy toward patients in abusive relationships" Journal of the American Board of Family Practice. 2005; 18:159-65. (PMID: 15879562)
  25. Nelson H.D., Haney E., Humphrey L., Miller J., Nedrow A., Nicolaidis, C., Vesco K., Walker M, Bougatsos C., Nygren P.  "Management of Menopause Related Symptoms."  Summary / Evidence Report / Technnology Assessment No. 120. AHRQ Publication 05-E016-2. 2005 (120)1-6. (PMID:15910013)
  26. Allen, E., Nicolaidis, C., Helfand, M.  "The evaluation of rectal bleeding:  a cost-effectiveness analysis comparing four evaluation strategies."  Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2005; 20 (1): 81-90. (PMID:15693933)
  27. Nicolaidis, C.  "Intimate Partner Violence:  a practical guide for primary care clinicians."  Women's Health In Primary Care, 2004; 7(7): 349-362.
  28. Nicolaidis C., Curry M.A., Gerrity M., McFarland B.  Violence, Mental Health and Physical Symptoms in an Academic Internal Medicine Practice.  Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2004;19:815-823.  (PMID: 15242466)
  29. Nicolaidis, C., Curry, M.A., Urlich, Y., Sharps, P., McFarlane, J., Campbell, D., Gary, F., Laughon, K., Glass, N., Campbell, J.  "Could we have known?  A qualitative analysis of data from women who survived an attempted homicide by an intimate partner."  Journal of General Internal Medicine, 2003; 18(10): 788-794. (PMID:14521640)
  30. Humphrey LL, Chan B, Sox H.  Postmenopausal hormone replacement therapy and the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease. Annals of Internal Medicine 2002; 137:273-284.
  31. Humphrey LL, Helfand M, Chan B, Woolf SH.  Breast cancer screening: a summary of the evidence for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Annals of Internal Medicine 2002; 137:347-360.
  32. Nelson, HD, Humphrey LL, Nygren P, Teusch S, Allan JD. Postmenopausal hormone replacement therapy: scientific review. JAMA 2002; 288:872-881. 
  33. Nicolaidis, C.  "The Voices of Survivors documentary: Using patient narrative to educate physicians about domestic violence."  Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2002; 17:117-124. (PMID:11841527) 

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