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Roger Anderson

TitleProfessor
InstitutionCollege of Medicine
DepartmentPublic Health Sciences
Address500 University Drive Hershey PA 17033
Mailbox: A210
Phone7175317178

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Professor of Public Health Sciences

EDUCATION:

Ph.D., The Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management (awarded June, 1992).

NARRATIVE:

Dr. Anderson is a behavioral scientist and health services researcher. His research focuses on evaluating health care for major health conditions toward improving access to comprehensive health care services, patient support and care coordination for leading health conditions such as diabetes, cancer, and stroke. He has conducted studies involving the development and use of health-related quality of life measures, patient satisfaction, barriers to cancer care among low-income insured women with breast cancer, and socio-economic disparities in health outcomes. His major current projects include a study of individual and contextual determinants of 7-state study of breast and prostate cancer care outcomes, and a study of breast and colorectal cancer care in rural Appalachia. He is Principal Investigator of a Susan G. Komen Foundation training grant on Breast Cancer Disparities in Rural Appalachia.


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  1. Tan X, Marshall VD, Anderson RT, Donohoe J, Camacho F, Balkrishnan R. Adjuvant therapy use among Appalachian breast cancer survivors. Medicine (Baltimore). 2015 Jul; 94(26):e1071.
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  2. Anderson RT, Keating KN, Doll HA, Camacho F. The Hand-Foot Skin Reaction and Quality of Life Questionnaire: An Assessment Tool for Oncology. Oncologist. 2015 Jul; 20(7):831-8.
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  3. Ursem CJ, Bosworth HB, Shelby RA, Hwang W, Anderson RT, Kimmick GG. Adherence to adjuvant endocrine therapy for breast cancer: importance in women with low income. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2015 May; 24(5):403-8.
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  4. Yao N, Camacho FT, Chukmaitov AS, Fleming ST, Anderson RT. Diabetes management before and after cancer diagnosis: missed opportunity. Ann Transl Med. 2015 Apr; 3(5):72.
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  5. Eton DT, Ridgeway JL, Egginton JS, Tiedje K, Linzer M, Boehm DH, Poplau S, Ramalho de Oliveira D, Odell L, Montori VM, May CR, Anderson RT. Finalizing a measurement framework for the burden of treatment in complex patients with chronic conditions. Patient Relat Outcome Meas. 2015; 6:117-26.
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  6. Anderson RT, Morris CR, Kimmick G, Trentham-Dietz A, Camacho F, Wu XC, Sabatino SA, Fleming ST, Lipscomb J. Patterns of locoregional treatment for nonmetastatic breast cancer by patient and health system factors. Cancer. 2015 Mar 1; 121(5):790-9.
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  7. Camacho F, Hwang W, Kern T, Anderson RT. Receipt of Regular Primary Care and Early Cancer Detection in Appalachia. J Rural Health. 2015 Jul; 31(3):269-81.
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  8. Sabatino SA, Thompson TD, Wu XC, Fleming ST, Kimmick GG, Trentham-Dietz A, Cress R, Anderson RT. The influence of diabetes severity on receipt of guideline-concordant treatment for breast cancer. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2014 Jul; 146(1):199-209.
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  9. Mackley HB, Teslova T, Camacho F, Short PF, Anderson RT. Does rurality influence treatment decisions in early stage laryngeal cancer? J Rural Health. 2014 Sep; 30(4):406-11.
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  10. Kimmick G, Fleming ST, Sabatino SA, Wu XC, Hwang W, Wilson JF, Lund MJ, Cress R, Anderson RT. Comorbidity burden and guideline-concordant care for breast cancer. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2014 Mar; 62(3):482-8.
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  11. Anderson RT, Yang TC, Matthews SA, Camacho F, Kern T, Mackley HB, Kimmick G, Louis C, Lengerich E, Yao N. Breast cancer screening, area deprivation, and later-stage breast cancer in Appalachia: does geography matter? Health Serv Res. 2014 Apr; 49(2):546-67.
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  12. Anderson RT, Baran RW, Erickson P, Revicki DA, Dietz B, Gooch K. Psychometric evaluation of the hepatitis C virus patient-reported outcomes (HCV-PRO) instrument: validity, responsiveness, and identification of the minimally important difference in a phase 2 clinical trial. Qual Life Res. 2014 Apr; 23(3):877-86.
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  13. Anderson RT, Baran RW, Dietz B, Kallwitz E, Erickson P, Revicki DA. Development and initial psychometric evaluation of the hepatitis C virus-patient-reported outcomes (HCV-PRO) instrument. Qual Life Res. 2014 Mar; 23(2):561-70.
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  14. Yang TC, Matthews SA, Anderson RT. Prostate cancer screening and health care system distrust in Philadelphia. J Aging Health. 2013 Aug; 25(5):737-57.
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  15. Anderson RT, Linnehan JE, Tongbram V, Keating K, Wirth LJ. Clinical, safety, and economic evidence in radioactive iodine-refractory differentiated thyroid cancer: a systematic literature review. Thyroid. 2013 Apr; 23(4):392-407.
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  16. Yao N, Mackley HB, Anderson RT, Recht A. Survival after partial breast brachytherapy in elderly patients with nonmetastatic breast cancer. Brachytherapy. 2013 Jul-Aug; 12(4):293-302.
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  17. Yao N, Matthews SA, Hillemeier MM, Anderson RT. Radiation therapy resources and guideline-concordant radiotherapy for early-stage breast cancer patients in an underserved region. Health Serv Res. 2013 Aug; 48(4):1433-49.
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  18. McLaughlin JM, Anderson RT, Ferketich AK, Seiber EE, Balkrishnan R, Paskett ED. Effect on survival of longer intervals between confirmed diagnosis and treatment initiation among low-income women with breast cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2012 Dec 20; 30(36):4493-500.
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  19. Camacho FT, Weisman CS, Anderson RT, Hillemeier MM, Schaefer EW, Paul IM. Development and validation of a scale measuring satisfaction with maternal and newborn health care following childbirth. Matern Child Health J. 2012 Jul; 16(5):997-1007.
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  20. Anderson RT, Kimmick GG, McCoy TP, Hopkins J, Levine E, Miller G, Ribisl P, Mihalko SL. A randomized trial of exercise on well-being and function following breast cancer surgery: the RESTORE trial. J Cancer Surviv. 2012 Jun; 6(2):172-81.
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  21. Anderson RT, Narayan KM, Feeney P, Goff D, Ali MK, Simmons DL, Sperl-Hillen JA, Bigger T, Cuddihy R, O'Conner PJ, Sood A, Zhang P, Sullivan MD. Effect of intensive glycemic lowering on health-related quality of life in type 2 diabetes: ACCORD trial. Diabetes Care. 2011 Apr; 34(4):807-12.
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  22. Anderson RT, Camacho F, Iaconi AI, Tegeler CH, Balkrishnan R. Enhancing the effectiveness of community stroke risk screening: a randomized controlled trial. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2011 Jul-Aug; 20(4):330-5.
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  23. McLaughlin JM, Balkrishnan R, Paskett ED, Kimmick GG, Anderson RT. Patient and provider determinants associated with the prescription of adjuvant hormonal therapies following a diagnosis of breast cancer in Medicaid-enrolled patients. J Natl Med Assoc. 2009 Nov; 101(11):1112-8.
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  24. Camacho FT, Wu J, Wei W, Kimmick G, Anderson RT, Balkrishnan R. Cost impact of oral capecitabine compared to intravenous taxane-based chemotherapy in first-line metastatic breast cancer. J Med Econ. 2009 Sep; 12(3):238-45.
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  25. Camacho FT, Feldman SR, Balkrishnan R, Kong MC, Anderson RT. Validation and reliability of 2 specialty care satisfaction scales. Am J Med Qual. 2009 Jan-Feb; 24(1):12-8.
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  26. Anderson RT, Girman CJ, Pawaskar MD, Camacho FT, Calles J, Kelly WS, DeMuro C, Balkrishnan R. Diabetes Medication Satisfaction Tool: a focus on treatment regimens. Diabetes Care. 2009 Jan; 32(1):51-3.
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  27. Anderson RT, Kimmick GG, Camacho F, Whitmire JT, Dickinson C, Levine EA, Torti FM, Balkrishnan R. Health system correlates of receipt of radiation therapy after breast-conserving surgery: a study of low-income Medicaid-enrolled women. Am J Manag Care. 2008 Oct; 14(10):644-52.
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  28. Lacouture ME, Wu S, Robert C, Atkins MB, Kong HH, Guitart J, Garbe C, Hauschild A, Puzanov I, Alexandrescu DT, Anderson RT, Wood L, Dutcher JP. Evolving strategies for the management of hand-foot skin reaction associated with the multitargeted kinase inhibitors sorafenib and sunitinib. Oncologist. 2008 Sep; 13(9):1001-11.
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  29. Kulkarni AS, Balkrishnan R, Anderson RT, Edin HM, Kirsch J, Stacy MA. Medication adherence and associated outcomes in medicare health maintenance organization-enrolled older adults with Parkinson's disease. Mov Disord. 2008 Feb 15; 23(3):359-65.
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  30. Jackson LC, Camacho F, Levine EA, Anderson RT, Stewart JH. Patterns of care analysis among women with ductal carcinoma in situ in North Carolina. Am J Surg. 2008 Feb; 195(2):164-9.
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  31. Donatti C, Wild D, Horblyuk R, Beusterien KM, Anderson RT, Arondekar B, Dibenedetti DB. Psychometric evaluation of the Satisfaction with Oral Anti-Diabetic Agent Scale (SOADAS). Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2008 Apr; 80(1):108-13.
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  32. Sevick MA, Trauth JM, Ling BS, Anderson RT, Piatt GA, Kilbourne AM, Goodman RM. Patients with Complex Chronic Diseases: perspectives on supporting self-management. J Gen Intern Med. 2007 Dec; 22 Suppl 3:438-44.
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  33. Kong MC, Camacho FT, Feldman SR, Anderson RT, Balkrishnan R. Correlates of patient satisfaction with physician visit: differences between elderly and non-elderly survey respondents. Health Qual Life Outcomes. 2007; 5:62.
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  34. Jayawant SS, Bhosle MJ, Anderson RT, Balkrishnan R. Depressive symptomatology, medication persistence, and associated healthcare costs in older adults with glaucoma. J Glaucoma. 2007 Sep; 16(6):513-20.
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  35. Pawaskar MD, Anderson RT, Balkrishnan R. Self-reported predictors of depressive symptomatology in an elderly population with type 2 diabetes mellitus: a prospective cohort study. Health Qual Life Outcomes. 2007; 5:50.
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  36. Balkrishnan R, Arondekar BV, Camacho FT, Shenolikar RA, Horblyuk R, Anderson RT. Comparisons of rosiglitazone versus pioglitazone monotherapy introduction and associated health care utilization in Medicaid-enrolled patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Clin Ther. 2007 Jun; 29(6 Pt 1):1306-15.
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  37. Pawaskar MD, Camacho FT, Anderson RT, Cobden D, Joshi AV, Balkrishnan R. Health care costs and medication adherence associated with initiation of insulin pen therapy in Medicaid-enrolled patients with type 2 diabetes: a retrospective database analysis. Clin Ther. 2007 Jun; 29(6 Pt 1):1294-305.
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  38. Bhosle MJ, Reardon G, Camacho FT, Anderson RT, Balkrishnan R. Medication adherence and health care costs with the introduction of latanoprost therapy for glaucoma in a Medicare managed care population. Am J Geriatr Pharmacother. 2007 Jun; 5(2):100-11.
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  39. Sullivan MD, Anderson RT, Aron D, Atkinson HH, Bastien A, Chen GJ, Feeney P, Gafni A, Hwang W, Katz LA, Narayan KM, Nwachuku C, O'Connor PJ, Zhang P. Health-related quality of life and cost-effectiveness components of the Action to Control Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes (ACCORD) trial: rationale and design. Am J Cardiol. 2007 Jun 18; 99(12A):90i-102i.
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  40. Anderson RT, Weisman CS, Camacho F, Scholle SH, Henderson JT, Farmer DF. Women's satisfaction with their on-going primary health care services: a consideration of visit-specific and period assessments. Health Serv Res. 2007 Apr; 42(2):663-81.
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  41. Anderson RT, Camacho FT, Balkrishnan R. Willing to wait?: the influence of patient wait time on satisfaction with primary care. BMC Health Serv Res. 2007; 7:31.
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  42. Balkrishnan R, Arondekar BV, Camacho FT, Shenolikar RA, Horblyuk R, Anderson RT. Comparisons of rosiglitazone versus pioglitazone monotherapy introduction and associated health care utilization in medicaid-enrolled patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Clin Ther. 2007; 29 Spec No:1306-15.
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  43. Pawaskar MD, Camacho FT, Anderson RT, Cobden D, Joshi AV, Balkrishnan R. Health care costs and medication adherence associated with initiation of insulin pen therapy in medicaid-enrolled patients with type 2 diabetes: a retrospective database analysis. Clin Ther. 2007; 29 Spec No:1294-305.
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  44. Anderson RT, Wenzel L, Walker AP, Ruggiero A, Acton RT, Hall MA, Tucker DC, Thomson E, Harrison B, Howe E, Holup J, Leiendecker-Foster C, Power T, Adams P. Impact of hemochromatosis screening in patients with indeterminate results: the hemochromatosis and iron overload screening study. Genet Med. 2006 Nov; 8(11):681-7.
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  45. Shenolikar RA, Balkrishnan R, Camacho FT, Whitmire JT, Anderson RT. Comparison of medication adherence and associated health care costs after introduction of pioglitazone treatment in African Americans versus all other races in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus: a retrospective data analysis. Clin Ther. 2006 Aug; 28(8):1199-207.
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  46. Shenolikar RA, Balkrishnan R, Camacho FT, Whitmire JT, Anderson RT. Race and medication adherence in Medicaid enrollees with type-2 diabetes. J Natl Med Assoc. 2006 Jul; 98(7):1071-7.
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  47. Balkrishnan R, Rajagopalan R, Shenolikar RA, Camacho FT, Anderson RT. Outcomes associated with introduction of thiazolidinedione therapy in Medicaid enrolled patients with type 2 diabetes: an updated and expanded retrospective analysis. Curr Med Res Opin. 2006 Mar; 22(3):551-9.
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  48. Balkrishnan R, Bhosle MJ, Camacho FT, Anderson RT. Predictors of medication adherence and associated health care costs in an older population with overactive bladder syndrome: a longitudinal cohort study. J Urol. 2006 Mar; 175(3 Pt 1):1067-71; discussion 1071-2.
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  49. Anderson RT, King A, Stewart AL, Camacho F, Rejeski WJ. Physical activity counseling in primary care and patient well-being: Do patients benefit? Ann Behav Med. 2005 Oct; 30(2):146-54.
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  50. Anderson RT, Press N, Tucker DC, Snively BM, Wenzel L, Ellis SD, Hall MA, Walker AP, Thomson EJ, Lewis-Jack O, Acton RT. Patient acceptability of genotypic testing for hemochromatosis in primary care. Genet Med. 2005 Oct; 7(8):557-63.
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  51. Bell RA, Camacho F, Duren-Winfield VT, Bonds DE, Anderson RT, Konen JC, Goff DC. Improving diabetes care among low-income North Carolinians: Project IDEAL. N C Med J. 2005 Mar-Apr; 66(2):96-102.
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  52. Bonds DE, Camacho F, Bell RA, Duren-Winfield VT, Anderson RT, Goff DC. The association of patient trust and self-care among patients with diabetes mellitus. BMC Fam Pract. 2004 Nov 16; 5:26.
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  53. Kulkarni AS, Balkrishnan R, Camacho FT, Anderson RT, Feldman SR. Medication and health care service utilization related to depressive symptoms in older adults with psoriasis. J Drugs Dermatol. 2004 Nov-Dec; 3(6):661-6.
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  54. Balkrishnan R, Rajagopalan R, Shenolikar RA, Camacho FT, Whitmire JT, Anderson RT. Healthcare costs and prescription adherence with introduction of thiazolidinedione therapy in Medicaid type 2 diabetic patients: a retrospective data analysis. Curr Med Res Opin. 2004 Oct; 20(10):1633-40.
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  55. Duren-Winfield VT, Bell RA, Camacho F, Bonds D, Anderson RT, Goff DC. Partnership approaches to reducing socioeconomic disparities in diabetes care in North Carolina. Diabetes Educ. 2004 Jul-Aug; 30(4):600, 602, 604 passim.
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  56. Henderson JT, Hudson Scholle S, Weisman CS, Anderson RT. The role of physician gender in the evaluation of the National Centers of Excellence in Women's Health: test of an alternate hypothesis. Womens Health Issues. 2004 Jul-Aug; 14(4):130-9.
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  57. Anderson RT, Dziak K, McBride J, Camacho F, Hege AC, Torti FM. Demand for continuing medical education programs on cancer care among primary care physicians in North Carolina. N C Med J. 2004 May-Jun; 65(3):130-5.
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  58. Anderson RT, Skovlund SE, Marrero D, Levine DW, Meadows K, Brod M, Balkrishnan R. Development and validation of the insulin treatment satisfaction questionnaire. Clin Ther. 2004 Apr; 26(4):565-78.
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  59. Scholle SH, Weisman CS, Anderson RT, Camacho F. The development and validation of the primary care satisfaction survey for women. Womens Health Issues. 2004 Mar-Apr; 14(2):35-50.
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  60. Anderson RT, Balkrishnan R, Camacho F. Risk classification of Medicare HMO enrollee cost levels using a decision-tree approach. Am J Manag Care. 2004 Feb; 10(2 Pt 1):89-98.
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  61. Balkrishnan R, Bond JB, Byerly WG, Camacho FT, Anderson RT. Medication-related predictors of health-related quality of life in glaucoma patients enrolled in a medicare health maintenance organization. Am J Geriatr Pharmacother. 2003 Dec; 1(2):75-81.
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  62. Balkrishnan R, Rajagopalan R, Camacho FT, Huston SA, Murray FT, Anderson RT. Predictors of medication adherence and associated health care costs in an older population with type 2 diabetes mellitus: a longitudinal cohort study. Clin Ther. 2003 Nov; 25(11):2958-71.
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  63. Anderson RT. Quality of care among disadvantaged women: adding income level to health datasets. Womens Health Issues. 2003 Sep-Oct; 13(5):177-9.
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  64. Anderson RT, Balkrishnan R, Camacho F, Bell R, Duren-Winfield V, Goff D. Patient-centered outcomes of diabetes self-care. Associations with satisfaction and general health in a community clinic setting. N C Med J. 2003 Mar-Apr; 64(2):58-65.
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  65. Kitzman DW, Little WC, Brubaker PH, Anderson RT, Hundley WG, Marburger CT, Brosnihan B, Morgan TM, Stewart KP. Pathophysiological characterization of isolated diastolic heart failure in comparison to systolic heart failure. JAMA. 2002 Nov 6; 288(17):2144-50.
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  66. Anderson RT, Weisman CS, Scholle SH, Henderson JT, Oldendick R, Camacho F. Evaluation of the quality of care in the clinical care centers of the National Centers of Excellence in Women's Health. Womens Health Issues. 2002 Nov-Dec; 12(6):309-26.
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  67. Jackson SA, Shiferaw B, Anderson RT, Heuser MD, Hutchinson KM, Mittelmark MB. Racial differences in service utilization: the Forsyth County Aging Study. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2002 Aug; 13(3):320-33.
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