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CURRICULUM VITAE

Aprill Z. Dawson PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Division of General Internal Medicine

OFFICE ADDRESS:
Medical Education Building
8701 Watertown Plank Rd
Milwaukee, WI 53226


BIBLIOGRAPHY
Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. Dawson AZ, Walker RJ, Campbell JA, Egede LE. Effect of perceived racial discrimination on self-care behaviors, glycemic control, and quality of life in adults with type 2 diabetes. Endocrine. 2015 Jun;49(2):422-8. PMCID: PMC4440842
2. Achuko O, Walker RJ, Campbell JA, Dawson AZ, Egede LE. Pathways Between Discrimination and Quality of Life in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes. Diabetes Technol Ther. 2016 Mar;18(3):151-8. PMCID: PMC4790216
3. Dawson AZ, Walker RJ, Campbell JA, Egede LE . Effective Strategies for Global Health Training Programs A Systematic Review of Training Outcomes in Low and Middle Income Countries Global Journal of Health Science. .
4. Dawson AZ, Walker RJ, Campbell JA, Egede LE. Validation of theoretical pathway between discrimination, diabetes self-care and glycemic control. J Diabetes Complications. 2016 Jul;30(5):858-63. PMCID: PMC7061439
5. Dawson AZ, Walker RJ, Egede LE. Differential Relationships Between Diabetes Knowledge Scales and Diabetes Outcomes. Diabetes Educ. 2017 Aug;43(4):360-366. PMCID: PMC7029816
6. Simmons M, Bishu KG, Williams JS, Walker RJ, Dawson AZ, Egede LE. Racial and Ethnic Differences in Out-of-Pocket Expenses among Adults with Diabetes. J Natl Med Assoc. 2019 Feb;111(1):28-36. PMCID: PMC7995684
7. Tefera YA, Bishu KG, Gebregziabher M, Dawson AZ, Egede LE. Source of Education, Source of Care, Access to Glucometers, and Independent Correlates of Diabetes Knowledge in Ethiopian Adults with Diabetes. J Natl Med Assoc. 2019 Apr;111(2):218-230.
8. Campbell JA, Walker RJ, Dawson AZ, Egede LE. Prevalence of Diabetes, Prediabetes, and Obesity in the Indigenous Kuna Population of Panamá. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. 2019 Aug;6(4):743-751.
9. Walker RJ, Campbell JA, Dawson AZ, Egede LE. Prevalence of psychological distress, depression and suicidal ideation in an indigenous population in Panamá. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol. 2019 Oct;54(10):1199-1207. PMCID: PMC6790172
10. Hanna DR, Walker RJ, Smalls BL, Campbell JA, Dawson AZ, Egede LE. Prevalence and correlates of diagnosed and undiagnosed hypertension in the indigenous Kuna population of Panamá. BMC Public Health. 2019 Jun 28;19(1):843. PMCID: PMC6599360
11. Dawson AZ, Walker RJ, Gregory C, Egede LE. Relationship between social determinants of health and systolic blood pressure in United States immigrants International Journal of Cardiology: Hypertension. August 2019;2.
12. Neitzel AL, Smalls BL, Walker RJ, Dawson AZ, Campbell JA, Egede LE. Examination of dietary habits among the indigenous Kuna Indians of Panama. Nutr J. 2019 Aug 01;18(1):44. PMCID: PMC6670206
13. Dawson AZ, Walker RJ, Gregory C, Egede LE. Examination of the Association Between Latent Variables for Social Determinants of Health and Blood Pressure Control in Immigrants using Structural Equation Modeling. J Natl Med Assoc. 2020 Apr;112(2):186-197. PMCID: PMC7253342
14. Spector AL, Nagavally S, Dawson AZ, Walker RJ, Egede LE. Examining racial and ethnic trends and differences in annual healthcare expenditures among a nationally representative sample of adults with arthritis from 2008 to 2016. BMC Health Serv Res. 2020 Jun 12;20(1):531. PMCID: PMC7291726
15. Ikonte CO, Prigmore HL, Dawson AZ, Egede LE. Trends in prevalence of depression and serious psychological distress in United States immigrant and non-immigrant populations, 2010 – 2016 Journal of Affective Disorders. 1 September 2020;274:719-725.
16. Dawson AZ, Walker RJ, Campbell JA, Davidson TM, Egede LE. Telehealth and indigenous populations around the world: a systematic review on current modalities for physical and mental health. Mhealth. 2020;6:30. PMCID: PMC7327286
17. Ikonte CO, Prigmore HL, Dawson AZ, Egede LE. Trends in prevalence of depression and serious psychological distress in United States immigrant and non-immigrant populations, 2010 - 2016. J Affect Disord. 2020 Sep 01;274:719-725. PMCID: PMC7363966
18. Dawson AZ, Garacci E, Ozieh M, Walker RJ, Egede LE. The Relationship Between Immigration Status and Chronic Kidney Disease Risk Factors in Immigrants and US-Born Adults. J Immigr Minor Health. 2020 Dec;22(6):1200-1207. PMCID: PMC7686246
19. Dawson AZ, Bishu KG, Walker RJ, Egede LE. Trends in Medical Expenditures by Race/Ethnicity in Adults with Type 2 Diabetes 2002-2011. J Natl Med Assoc. 2021 Feb;113(1):59-68. PMCID: PMC7865019
20. Egede LE, Walker RJ, Campbell JA, Dawson AZ, Davidson T. A New Paradigm for Addressing Health Disparities in Inner-City Environments: Adopting a Disaster Zone Approach. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. 2021 Jun;8(3):690-697. PMCID: PMC7878568
21. Walker RJ, Garacci E, Dawson AZ, Williams JS, Ozieh M, Egede LE. Trends in Food Insecurity in the United States from 2011-2017: Disparities by Age, Sex, Race/Ethnicity, and Income. Popul Health Manag. 2021 Aug;24(4):496-501. PMCID: PMC8403212
22. Campbell JA, Walker RJ, Garacci E, Dawson AZ, Williams JS, Egede LE. Relationship between adverse childhood experiences and perceived discrimination in adulthood. J Affect Disord. 2020 Dec 01;277:999-1004. PMCID: PMC7574677
23. Bhandari S, Dawson AZ, Walker RJ, Egede LE. Elderly African Americans: The vulnerable of the vulnerable in the COVID-19 era. Aging Med (Milton). 2020 Dec;3(4):234-236. PMCID: PMC7771566
24. Egede LE, Walker RJ, Dawson AZ, Williams JS, Campbell JA, Ozieh MN, Palatnik A. Team Science, Population Health, and COVID-19: Lessons Learned Adapting a Population Health Research Team to COVID-19. J Gen Intern Med. 2021 May;36(5):1407-1410. PMCID: PMC7822580
25. Egede LE, Campbell JA, Walker RJ, Dawson AZ, Williams JS. Financial incentives to improve glycemic control in African American adults with type 2 diabetes: a pilot randomized controlled trial. BMC Health Serv Res. 2021 Jan 13;21(1):57. PMCID: PMC7803385
26. Egede J, Campbell JA, Walker RJ, Garacci E, Dawson AZ, Egede LE. Relationship between physical and mental health comorbidities and COVID-19 positivity, hospitalization, and mortality Journal of Affective Disorders. 15 March 2021;283:94-100.
27. Hilgeman B, Egede L, Silverstein R, Kastner M, Stulac-Motzel W, Dawson A, Walker R, Simms A, Ayala K, MacKinney T. Details of developing and implementing an intensive interdisciplinary care program for high need, high cost patients. Healthc (Amst). 2021 Jun;9(2):100452.
28. Shour A, Garacci E, Palatnik A, Dawson AZ, Anguzu R, Walker RJ, Egede L. Association between pregestational diabetes and mortality among appropriate-for-gestational age birthweight infants. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2022 Dec;35(25):5291-5300. PMCID: PMC8324595
29. Dawson AZ, Walker RJ, Gregory C, Egede LE. Relationship between social determinants of health and systolic blood pressure in United States immigrants. Int J Cardiol Hypertens. 2019 Aug;2:100011. PMCID: PMC7803058
30. Dawson AZ, Walker RJ, Gregory C, Egede LE. Quantifying direct effects of social determinants of health on systolic blood pressure in United States adult immigrants. J Behav Med. 2021 Jun;44(3):345-354. PMCID: PMC8131216
31. Egede J, Campbell JA, Walker RJ, Garacci E, Dawson AZ, Egede LE. Relationship between physical and mental health comorbidities and COVID-19 positivity, hospitalization, and mortality. J Affect Disord. 2021 Mar 15;283:94-100. PMCID: PMC7830241
32. Dawson AZ, Walker RJ, Gregory C, Egede LE. Contributions of social determinants of health to systolic blood pressure in United States adult immigrants: Use of path analysis to validate a conceptual framework. Chronic Illn. 2022 Dec;18(4):757-769. PMCID: PMC8443685
33. Egede LE, Walker RJ, Dismuke-Greer CE, Pyzyk S, Dawson AZ, Williams JS, Campbell JA. Cost-effectiveness of financial incentives to improve glycemic control in adults with diabetes: A pilot randomized controlled trial. PLoS One. 2021;16(3):e0248762. PMCID: PMC7971847
34. Anguzu R, Nagavally S, Dawson AZ, Walker RJ, Egede LE. Age and Gender Differences in Trends and Impact of Depression on Quality of Life in the United States, 2008 to 2016. Womens Health Issues. 2021;31(4):353-365. PMCID: PMC8260438
35. Gliedt JA, Walker RJ, Lu K, Dawson AZ, Egede LE. The Relationship Between Patient Satisfaction and Healthcare Expenditures in Adults with Spine Related Disorders: An Analysis of the 2008 to 2015 Medical Expenditures Panel Survey (MEPS). Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2021 Oct 15;46(20):1409-1417. PMCID: PMC8463412
36. Dawson AZ, Segon A, Levine D, Nagavally S, Walker RJ, Egede LE. Location Matters: Type of Hospital Unit Can Influence Medicine Patients' Satisfaction with Physician Communication. Am J Med Qual. 2021 May-Jun 01;36(3):180-184.
37. Mendez CE, Walker RJ, Dawson AZ, Lu K, Egede LE. Using a Diabetes Risk Score to Identify Patients Without Diabetes at Risk for New Hyperglycemia in the Hospital. Endocr Pract. 2021 Aug;27(8):807-812. PMCID: PMC8608267
38. Egede LE, Walker RJ, Monroe P, Williams JS, Campbell JA, Dawson AZ. HIV and cardiovascular disease in sub-Saharan Africa: Demographic and Health Survey data for 4 countries BMC Public Health. December 2021;21(1).
39. Egede C, Dawson AZ, Walker RJ, Garacci E, Campbell JA, Egede LE. Relationship between mental health diagnoses and COVID-19 test positivity, hospitalization, and mortality in Southeast Wisconsin. Psychol Med. 2021 May 26:1-9. PMCID: PMC8185414
40. Dawson AZ, Walker RJ, Campbell JA, Williams JS, Egede LE. Prevalence and sociodemographic correlates of diabetes among adults in Namibia and South Africa Journal of the National Medical Association. 2021.
41. Walker RJ, Dawson AZ, Campbell JA, Egede LE. Prevalence of food insecurity and association with mental health in an indigenous population in Panamá. Public Health Nutr. 2021 Dec;24(17):5869-5876.
42. Egede LE, Dawson AZ, Walker RJ, Garraci E, Knapp RG. Randomized controlled trial of technology-assisted case management in low-income adults with type 2 diabetes: Effect on quality of life and blood pressure. J Telemed Telecare. 2021 Jul 12:1357633X211028491.
43. Dawson AZ, Walker RJ, Campbell JA, Williams JS, Egede LE. Prevalence and sociodemographic correlates of diabetes among adults in Namibia and South Africa. J Natl Med Assoc. 2022 Jan;113(6):636-644. PMCID: PMC8702571
44. Egede LE, Walker RJ, Monroe P, Williams JS, Campbell JA, Dawson AZ. HIV and cardiovascular disease in sub-Saharan Africa: Demographic and Health Survey data for 4 countries. BMC Public Health. 2021 Jun 12;21(1):1122. PMCID: PMC8196536
45. Hanna DR, Campbell JA, Walker RJ, Dawson AZ, Egede LE. Association between Health and Wealth among Kenyan Adults with Hypertension. Glob J Health Sci. 2021;13(4):86-94. PMCID: PMC8188623
46. Egede LE, Davidson TM, Knapp RG, Walker RJ, Williams JS, Dismuke CE, Dawson AZ. HOME DM-BAT: home-based diabetes-modified behavioral activation treatment for low-income seniors with type 2 diabetes-study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials. 2021 Nov 08;22(1):787. PMCID: PMC8574935
47. Martinez M, Dawson AZ, Lu K, Walker RJ, Egede LE. Effect of cognitive impairment on risk of death in Hispanic/Latino adults over the age of 50 residing in the United States with and without diabetes: Data from the Health and Retirement Study 1995-2014. Alzheimers Dement. 2022 Sep;18(9):1616-1624. PMCID: PMC9170835
48. Obaoye JO, Dawson AZ, Thakkar M, Williams JS, Egede LE. Understanding the relationship between perceived discrimination and mortality in United States adults. Aging Ment Health. 2022 Feb 04:1-7. PMCID: PMC9349476
49. Egede LE, Walker RJ, Dawson AZ, Zosel A, Bhandari S, Nagavally S, Martin I, Frank M. Short-term impact of COVID-19 on quality of life, perceived stress, and serious psychological distress in an adult population in the midwest United States. Qual Life Res. 2022 Aug;31(8):2387-2396. PMCID: PMC8753941
50. O'Toole SM, Walker RJ, Garacci E, Dawson AZ, Campbell JA, Egede LE. Explanatory role of sociodemographic, clinical, behavioral, and social factors on cognitive decline in older adults with diabetes. BMC Geriatr. 2022 Jan 10;22(1):39. PMCID: PMC8751249
51. Gliedt JA, Dawson AZ, Daniels CJ, Spector AL, Cupler ZA, King J, Egede LE. Manual therapy interventions in the management of adults with prior cervical spine surgery for degenerative conditions: a scoping review. Chiropr Man Therap. 2022 Mar 07;30(1):13. PMCID: PMC8900329
52. Bhasin B, Veitla V, Dawson AZ, Garacci Z, Sturgill D, Ozieh MN, Regner KR. AKI in Hospitalized Patients with COVID-19 and Seasonal Influenza: A Comparative Analysis. Kidney360. 2021 Apr 29;2(4):619-628. PMCID: PMC8791326
53. Renta V, Walker RJ, Nagavally S, Dawson AZ, Campbell JA, Egede LE. Differences in the relationship between social capital and hypertension in emerging vs. established economies in Sub-Saharan Africa. BMC Public Health. 2022 05 24;22(1):1038. PMCID: PMC9128267
54. Bhandari S, Dawson AZ, Kobylarz Z, Walker RJ, Egede LE. Interventions to Reduce Hospital Readmissions in Older African Americans: A Systematic Review of Studies Including African American Patients. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. 2022 Aug 01.
55. Egede LE, Walker RJ, Linde S, Campbell JA, Dawson AZ, Williams JS, Ozieh MN. Nonmedical Interventions For Type 2 Diabetes: Evidence, Actionable Strategies, And Policy Opportunities. Health Aff (Millwood). 2022 Jul;41(7):963-970. PMCID: PMC9563395
56. Walker SL, Williams JS, Lu K, Dawson AZ, Egede LE. Trends in Healthcare Expenditures among Adults in the United States by Cancer Diagnosis Status, 2008-2016: A Cross-Sectional Study. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2022 Aug 02;31(8):1661-1668. PMCID: PMC9348759
57. Shay LA, Schmidt S, Thurston AJ, Campbell JA, Dawson AZ, Egede LE, Ozieh MN, Phillips SA, Walker RJ, Williams JS, Tsevat J. Advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion within clinical and translational science training programs: A qualitative content analysis of the training breakout session at the national CTSA program meeting. J Clin Transl Sci. 2022;6(1):e110. PMCID: PMC9549480