Karen DeSalvo, MD, MPH, MSc

Professor

20002019
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Research Output 2000 2019

2019
1 Citation (Scopus)

Public health wins is a call to arms as well as a roadmap for all who care about a thriving, healthy nation

DeSalvo, K. & Levi, J., May 1 2019, In : American journal of public health. 109, 5, p. 650-651 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Public Health
2018
1 Citation (Scopus)

Public health 3.0: Supporting local public health in addressing behavioral health

DeSalvo, K. & Claire Wang, Y., Oct 1 2018, In : American Journal of Public Health. 108, 10, p. 1279-1280 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Public Health
Health

The health consequences of natural disasters in the United States: Progress, perils, and opportunity

DeSalvo, K., Mar 20 2018, In : Annals of internal medicine. 168, 6, p. 440-441 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

Disasters
Health
2 Citations (Scopus)

Timely, granular, and actionable: Informatics in the public health 3.0 era

Wang, Y. C. & DeSalvo, K., Jul 1 2018, In : American journal of public health. 108, 7, p. 930-934 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Public Health Informatics
Public Health
Social Determinants of Health
Intelligence
Information Systems

Towards a 21st century health care system: Advancing the case for telecare

DeSalvo, K. & Petrin, C., Jan 15 2018, In : Israel Journal of Health Policy Research. 7, 1, 9.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Israel
Delivery of Health Care
Costs and Cost Analysis
2017
1 Citation (Scopus)

Bending the trends

DeSalvo, K. & Harris, A., Jan 1 2017, In : Annals of Family Medicine. 15, 4, p. 304-306 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Social Determinants of Health
Health Care Reform
Health Care Costs
Public Health
Health Equity

Prepare and support our chief health strategists on the front lines

DeSalvo, K., Aug 1 2017, In : American journal of public health. 107, 8, p. 1205-1206 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Health
29 Citations (Scopus)

Public health 3.0: A call to action for public health to meet the challenges of the 21st century

DeSalvo, K., Claire Wang, Y., Harris, A., Auerbach, J., Koo, D. & O'Carroll, P., Jan 1 2017, In : Preventing Chronic Disease. 14, 9, 170017.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Public Health
United States Dept. of Health and Human Services
Local Government
Social Conditions
Health

Public health 3.0: Time for an upgrade

O’Carroll, P. W., DeSalvo, K., Koo, D., Auerbach, J. & Monroe, J. A., Jan 1 2017, Solving Population Health Problems Through Collaboration. Taylor and Francis, p. 182-189 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Public health
Upgrade
17 Citations (Scopus)

The hitech era and the path forward

Washington, V., DeSalvo, K., Mostashari, F. & Blumenthal, D., Sep 7 2017, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 377, 10, p. 904-906 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
Computerized Medical Records Systems
Medical Informatics
2016
7 Citations (Scopus)

An environmental scan of recent initiatives incorporating social determinants in public health

Koo, D., O'Carroll, P. W., Harris, A. & DeSalvo, K., Jun 1 2016, In : Preventing Chronic Disease. 13, 6, 160248.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Health Status Disparities
Social Determinants of Health
Community Health Services
Public Health
Intersectoral Collaboration
65 Citations (Scopus)

Dietary guidelines for Americans

DeSalvo, K., Olson, R. & Casavale, K. O., Feb 2 2016, In : JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association. 315, 5, p. 457-458 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

Dietary Sucrose
Dietary Sodium
Sweetening Agents
Nutrition Policy
Dietary Fats
2 Citations (Scopus)
Public Health Informatics
Intelligence
Health

In reply

DeSalvo, K., Jul 12 2016, In : JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association. 316, 2, p. 225-226 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

4 Citations (Scopus)

New orleans rises anew: Community health after katrina

DeSalvo, K., Jan 5 2016, In : Annals of internal medicine. 164, 1, p. 57-58 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Cyclonic Storms
Community Health Services
Disasters
Public Health
Health
51 Citations (Scopus)

Public health 3.0: Time for an upgrade

DeSalvo, K., O'Carroll, P. W., Koo, D., Auerbach, J. M. & Monroe, J. A., Apr 1 2016, In : American journal of public health. 106, 4, p. 621-622 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Health Status Disparities
Social Determinants of Health
Policy Making
Risk-Taking
Primary Health Care
6 Citations (Scopus)

Public health 3.0: Applying the 2015–2020 dietary guidelines for Americans

DeSalvo, K., Jul 1 2016, In : Public Health Reports. 131, 4, p. 518-521 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Nutrition Policy
Public Health

'The data is being collected--now it needs to move'

DeSalvo, K. & Conn, J., Mar 7 2016, In : Modern Healthcare. 46, 10, p. 30-31 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

49 Citations (Scopus)

Transforming Evidence Generation to Support Health and Health Care Decisions

Califf, R. M., Robb, M. A., Bindman, A. B., Briggs, J. P., Collins, F. S., Conway, P. H., Coster, T. S., Cunningham, F. E., De Lew, N., DeSalvo, K., Dymek, C., Dzau, V. J., Fleurence, R. L., Frank, R. G., Gaziano, J. M., Kaufmann, P., Lauer, M., Marks, P. W., McGinnis, J. M., Richards, C. & 10 others, Selby, J. V., Shulkin, D. J., Shuren, J., Slavitt, A. M., Smith, S. R., Washington, B. V., White, P. J., Woodcock, J., Woodson, J. & Sherman, R. E., Dec 15 2016, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 375, 24, p. 2395-2400 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Translational Medical Research
Evidence-Based Medicine
Health Policy
Biomedical Research
Decision Making
2015
2 Citations (Scopus)

Broadening the View of Interoperability to include Person-Centeredness

DeSalvo, K. & Mertz, K., Jan 1 2015, In : Journal of general internal medicine. 30, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Access to Records
Professional-Patient Relations
Computerized Medical Records Systems
Information Dissemination
Patient Preference

Dr Karen DeSalvo of the ONC

DeSalvo, K. & Sanford, K., Oct 1 2015, In : Nursing administration quarterly. 39, 4, p. 286-290 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nurse Administrators
Medical Informatics
Nurse's Role
6 Citations (Scopus)

The US office of the national coordinator for health information technology: Progress and promise for the future at the 10-year mark

DeSalvo, K., Dinkler, A. N. & Stevens, L., Nov 1 2015, In : Annals of Emergency Medicine. 66, 5, p. 507-510 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Medical Informatics
United States Dept. of Health and Human Services
Health

View from the top: DeSalvo: Health it is 'more than just EHRs'

DeSalvo, K., Jan 1 2015, In : Biomedical Instrumentation and Technology. 49, 1, p. 55-59 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Medical Informatics Applications
Systems Integration
Computer Security
Electronic Health Records
Security of data
2014
2 Citations (Scopus)

New orleans health department: Using the accreditation framework to transform a local health department

Riccardo, J., Parent, C. & DeSalvo, K., Jan 1 2014, In : Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. 20, 1, p. 66-69 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Public Health Administration
Organizational Case Studies
Organizational Innovation
Accreditation
Quality Improvement

ONC's plan to solve the interoperability puzzle

Medical Economics Editors, Oct 10 2014, In : Medical economics. 91, 19

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Systems Integration
Government Agencies
Medical Informatics
Electronic Health Records

Seeking a coalition of the willing on health IT safety

DeSalvo, K. & Tahir, D., Aug 18 2014, In : Modern Healthcare. 44, 33, p. 28-29 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Diffusion of Innovation
Safety Management
Electronic Health Records
Quality Improvement
Safety
13 Citations (Scopus)

Using medicare data to identify individuals who are electricity dependent to improve disaster preparedness and response

DeSalvo, K., Lurie, N., Finne, K., Worrall, C., Bogdanov, A., Dinkler, A., Babcock, S. & Kelman, J., Jan 1 2014, In : American journal of public health. 104, 7, p. 1160-1164 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Electricity
Mandrillus
Disasters
Medicare
Durable Medical Equipment
2013
27 Citations (Scopus)

Validation of the Kidney Disease Quality of Life Short Form 36 (KDQOL-36™) US Spanish and English versions in a cohort of Hispanics with chronic kidney disease

Ricardo, A. C., Hacker, E., Lora, C. M., Ackerson, L., DeSalvo, K., Go, A., Kusek, J. W., Nessel, L., Ojo, A., Townsend, R. R., Xie, D., Ferrans, C. E. & Lash, J. P., Mar 1 2013, In : Ethnicity and Disease. 23, 2, p. 202-209 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kidney Diseases
Chronic Renal Insufficiency
Hispanic Americans
Quality of Life
Reproducibility of Results
2012
6 Citations (Scopus)

A comparison of objective biomarkers with a subjective health status measure among children in the Philippines

Butrick, E., Peabody, J. W., Solon, O., DeSalvo, K. & Quimbo, S. A., Jul 1 2012, In : Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health. 24, 4, p. 565-576 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Diagnostic Self Evaluation
Philippines
Health Surveys
Developing Countries
Health Status
2011
26 Citations (Scopus)

Discordance between physician and patient self-rated health and all-cause mortality

DeSalvo, K. & Muntner, P., Sep 19 2011, In : Ochsner Journal. 11, 3, p. 232-240 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Physicians
Mortality
Health
Social Adjustment
Nutrition Surveys

Keeping the focus on patients. Team-based care, increased access add to a better medical home, panelists say.

Robeznieks, A., Stout, S., King, J. & DeSalvo, K., Sep 26 2011, In : Modern Healthcare. 41, 39, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Care Quality Assurance
Patient-Centered Care
Health Services Accessibility
73 Citations (Scopus)

Vascular risk factors and cognitive impairment in chronic kidney disease: The Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (CRIC) study

Tamura, M. K., Xie, D., Yaffe, K., Cohen, D. L., Teal, V., Kasner, S. E., Messé, S. R., Sehgal, A. R., Kusek, J., DeSalvo, K., Cornish-Zirker, D., Cohan, J., Seliger, S. L., Chertow, G. M. & Go, A. S., Feb 1 2011, In : Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. 6, 2, p. 248-256 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chronic Renal Insufficiency
Cohort Studies
Albuminuria
Peripheral Arterial Disease
Homocysteine
2010
150 Citations (Scopus)

Chronic kidney disease and cognitive function in older adults: Findings from the chronic renal insufficiency cohort cognitive study

Yaffe, K., Ackerson, L., Tamura, M. K., Le Blanc, P., Kusek, J. W., Sehgal, A. R., Cohen, D., Anderson, C., Appel, L., DeSalvo, K., Ojo, A., Seliger, S., Robinson, N., Makos, G. & Go, A. S., Feb 1 2010, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 58, 2, p. 338-345 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chronic Renal Insufficiency
Cognition
Cohort Studies
Odds Ratio
Kidney
2009
12 Citations (Scopus)

Challenges and opportunities in academic hospital medicine: Report from the academic hospital medicine summit

Flanders, S. A., Centor, B., Weber, V., McGinn, T., DeSalvo, K. & Auerbach, A., Jul 6 2009, In : Journal of hospital medicine. 4, 4, p. 240-246 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hospital Medicine
Hospitalists
Job Description
Mobile Health Units
Foster Home Care
7 Citations (Scopus)

Challenges and opportunities in academic hospital medicine: Report from the academic hospital medicine summit

Flanders, S. A., Centor, B., Weber, V., McGinn, T., DeSalvo, K. & Auerbach, A., May 1 2009, In : Journal of general internal medicine. 24, 5, p. 636-641 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hospital Medicine
Hospitalists
Job Description
Mobile Health Units
Foster Home Care
96 Citations (Scopus)

Health care expenditure prediction with a single item, self-rated health measure

DeSalvo, K., Jones, M., Peabody, J., McDonald, J., Fihn, S., Fan, V., He, J. & Muntner, P., Apr 1 2009, In : Medical care. 47, 4, p. 440-447 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Expenditures
Delivery of Health Care
Health
Area Under Curve
Diagnosis-Related Groups
2008
9 Citations (Scopus)

Health care infrastructure in Post-Katrina New Orleans: A status report

DeSalvo, K., Sachs, B. P. & Hamm, L. L., Jan 1 2008, In : American Journal of the Medical Sciences. 336, 2, p. 197-200 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Facility Size
Disasters
Delivery of Health Care
Safety
28 Citations (Scopus)

Hypertension knowledge among patients from an urban clinic

Sanne, S., Muntner, P., Kawasaki, L., Hyre, A. & DeSalvo, K., Dec 1 2008, In : Ethnicity and Disease. 18, 1, p. 42-47 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hypertension
Urban Population
Public Hospitals
Urban Hospitals
Telephone
16 Citations (Scopus)

Psychometric properties of the hurricane coping self-efficacy measure following hurricane katrina

Hyre, A. D., Benight, C. C., Tynes, L. L., Rice, J., DeSalvo, K. & Muntner, P., Jul 1 2008, In : Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease. 196, 7, p. 562-567 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cyclonic Storms
Self Efficacy
Psychometrics
Diagnostic Self Evaluation
Statistical Factor Analysis
2007
6 Citations (Scopus)

Creating a more resilient safety net for persons with chronic disease: Beyond the "Medical home"

DeSalvo, K. & Kertesz, S., Sep 1 2007, In : Journal of general internal medicine. 22, 9, p. 1377-1379 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Disaster Planning
Patient-Centered Care
Health Care Reform
Disasters
Self Care
25 Citations (Scopus)

Perceived stress among a workforce 6 months following hurricane Katrina

Leon, K. A., Hyre, A. D., Ompad, D., DeSalvo, K. & Muntner, P., Dec 1 2007, In : Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology. 42, 12, p. 1005-1011 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cyclonic Storms
Aptitude
Disasters
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
Health Personnel
110 Citations (Scopus)

Prevalence and predictors of poor antihypertensive medication adherence in an urban health clinic setting.

Hyre, A. D., Krousel-Wood, M. A., Muntner, P., Kawasaki, L. & DeSalvo, K., Jan 1 2007, In : Journal of clinical hypertension (Greenwich, Conn.). 9, 3, p. 179-186 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Urban Health
Medication Adherence
Antihypertensive Agents
Confidence Intervals
Hypertension
91 Citations (Scopus)

Symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder in a New Orleans workforce following Hurricane Katrina

DeSalvo, K., Hyre, A. D., Ompad, D. C., Menke, A., Tynes, L. L. & Muntner, P., Mar 1 2007, In : Journal of Urban Health. 84, 2, p. 142-152 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cyclonic Storms
posttraumatic stress disorder
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
employee
Universal Coverage
61 Citations (Scopus)

The efficacy and tolerability of nebivolol in hypertensive African American patients.

Saunders, E., Smith, W. B., DeSalvo, K. & Sullivan, W. A., Jan 1 2007, In : Journal of clinical hypertension (Greenwich, Conn.). 9, 11, p. 866-875 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nebivolol
African Americans
Blood Pressure
Placebos
Antihypertensive Agents
2006
195 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing measurement properties of two single-item general health measures

DeSalvo, K., Fisher, W. P., Tran, K., Bloser, N., Merrill, W. & Peabody, J., Mar 1 2006, In : Quality of Life Research. 15, 2, p. 191-201 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health
Health Status
Health Surveys
Reproducibility of Results
Analysis of Variance
1023 Citations (Scopus)

Mortality prediction with a single general self-rated health question: A meta-analysis

DeSalvo, K., Bloser, N., Reynolds, K., He, J. & Muntner, P., Mar 1 2006, In : Journal of general internal medicine. 21, 3, p. 267-275 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Meta-Analysis
Mortality
Health
Health Status
Research Personnel
3 Citations (Scopus)

New Orleans Healthcare after Katrina - 1 Year out

DeSalvo, K., Jul 1 2006, In : Advanced Studies in Medicine. 6, 7, p. 305-306 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Delivery of Health Care
17 Citations (Scopus)

Quality of care and its impact on population health: A cross-sectional study from Macedonia

Peabody, J. W., Nordyke, R. J., Tozija, F., Luck, J., Muñoz, J. A., Sunderland, A., DeSalvo, K., Ponce, N. & McCulloch, C., May 1 2006, In : Social Science and Medicine. 62, 9, p. 2216-2224 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Macedonia
Quality of Health Care
cross-sectional study
Health Status
health status
4 Citations (Scopus)

Restoring and reforming ambulatory services and internal medicine training in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina

Niyogi, A., Price, E., Springgate, B., Joplin, C. & DeSalvo, K., Nov 1 2006, In : American Journal of the Medical Sciences. 332, 5, p. 289-291 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rescue Work
Disaster Planning
Hospital Equipment and Supplies
Hospital Planning
Community-Institutional Relations
3 Citations (Scopus)

Student clinical experiences in Africa: Who are we helping?

Conard, C. J., Kahn, M. J., DeSalvo, K. & Hamm, L. L., Jan 1 2006, In : Virtual Mentor. 8, 12, p. 855-858 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Students