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Aprill Z. Dawson PhD, MPH

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Assistant Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Medicine
Division: General Internal Medicine
Program: Research

Member of the Center for Advancing Population Science (CAPS)


Publications (35)

  • Age and Gender Differences in Trends and Impact of Depression on Quality of Life in the United States, 2008 to 2016. (Anguzu R, Nagavally S, Dawson AZ, Walker RJ, Egede LE) Womens Health Issues 2021 Mar 30 PMID: 33810952 04/04/2021    
  • Cost-effectiveness of financial incentives to improve glycemic control in adults with diabetes: A pilot randomized controlled trial. (Egede LE, Walker RJ, Dismuke-Greer CE, Pyzyk S, Dawson AZ, Williams JS, Campbell JA) PLoS One 2021;16(3):e0248762 PMID: 33735275 PMCID: PMC7971847 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85102739281 03/19/2021    
  • Contributions of social determinants of health to systolic blood pressure in United States adult immigrants: Use of path analysis to validate a conceptual framework. (Dawson AZ, Walker RJ, Gregory C, Egede LE) Chronic Illn 2021 Mar 16:17423953211000412 PMID: 33726528 03/18/2021    
  • Relationship between physical and mental health comorbidities and COVID-19 positivity, hospitalization, and mortality (Egede J, Campbell JA, Walker RJ, Garacci E, Dawson AZ, Egede LE) Journal of Affective Disorders 15 March 2021;283:94-100 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85100107465 03/15/2021    
  • Details of developing and implementing an intensive interdisciplinary care program for high need, high cost patients. (Hilgeman B, Egede L, Silverstein R, Kastner M, Stulac-Motzel W, Dawson A, Walker R, Simms A, Ayala K, MacKinney T) Healthc (Amst) 2021 Feb 16;9(2):100452 PMID: 33607519 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85100897727 02/20/2021    
  • Relationship between physical and mental health comorbidities and COVID-19 positivity, hospitalization, and mortality. (Egede J, Campbell JA, Walker RJ, Garacci E, Dawson AZ, Egede LE) J Affect Disord 2021 03 15;283:94-100 PMID: 33530015 PMCID: PMC7830241 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85100107465 02/03/2021    
  • Association between pregestational diabetes and mortality among appropriate-for-gestational age birthweight infants. (Shour A, Garacci E, Palatnik A, Dawson AZ, Anguzu R, Walker RJ, Egede L) J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 2021 Jan 31:1-10 PMID: 33517824 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85100179130 02/02/2021    
  • Quantifying direct effects of social determinants of health on systolic blood pressure in United States adult immigrants. (Dawson AZ, Walker RJ, Gregory C, Egede LE) J Behav Med 2021 Jan 29 PMID: 33515173 01/31/2021    
  • Team Science, Population Health, and COVID-19: Lessons Learned Adapting a Population Health Research Team to COVID-19. (Egede LE, Walker RJ, Dawson AZ, Williams JS, Campbell JA, Ozieh MN, Palatnik A) J Gen Intern Med 2021 Jan 22 PMID: 33483827 PMCID: PMC7822580 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85099739669 01/24/2021    
  • Financial incentives to improve glycemic control in African American adults with type 2 diabetes: a pilot randomized controlled trial. (Egede LE, Campbell JA, Walker RJ, Dawson AZ, Williams JS) BMC Health Serv Res 2021 Jan 13;21(1):57 PMID: 33435969 PMCID: PMC7803385 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85099233452 01/14/2021    
  • Elderly African Americans: The vulnerable of the vulnerable in the COVID-19 era. (Bhandari S, Dawson AZ, Walker RJ, Egede LE) Aging Med (Milton) 2020 Dec;3(4):234-236 PMID: 33392428 PMCID: PMC7771566 01/05/2021    
  • Relationship between adverse childhood experiences and perceived discrimination in adulthood (Campbell JA, Walker RJ, Garacci E, Dawson AZ, Williams JS, Egede LE) Journal of Affective Disorders 1 December 2020;277:999-1004 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85090887031 12/01/2020    
  • Relationship between adverse childhood experiences and perceived discrimination in adulthood. (Campbell JA, Walker RJ, Garacci E, Dawson AZ, Williams JS, Egede LE) J Affect Disord 2020 12 01;277:999-1004 PMID: 33065845 PMCID: PMC7574677 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85090887031 10/18/2020    
  • Trends in Food Insecurity in the United States from 2011-2017: Disparities by Age, Sex, Race/Ethnicity, and Income. (Walker RJ, Garacci E, Dawson AZ, Williams JS, Ozieh M, Egede LE) Popul Health Manag 2020 Sep 17 PMID: 32941115 09/18/2020    
  • Trends in prevalence of depression and serious psychological distress in United States immigrant and non-immigrant populations, 2010 – 2016 (Ikonte CO, Prigmore HL, Dawson AZ, Egede LE) Journal of Affective Disorders 1 September 2020;274:719-725 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85085767967 09/01/2020    
  • A New Paradigm for Addressing Health Disparities in Inner-City Environments: Adopting a Disaster Zone Approach. (Egede LE, Walker RJ, Campbell JA, Dawson AZ, Davidson T) J Racial Ethn Health Disparities 2020 Aug 12 PMID: 32789563 PMCID: PMC7878568 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85089373972 08/14/2020    
  • Trends in Medical Expenditures by Race/Ethnicity in Adults with Type 2 Diabetes 2002-2011. (Dawson AZ, Bishu KG, Walker RJ, Egede LE) J Natl Med Assoc 2021 Feb;113(1):59-68 PMID: 32773238 PMCID: PMC7865019 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85089140309 08/11/2020    
  • The Relationship Between Immigration Status and Chronic Kidney Disease Risk Factors in Immigrants and US-Born Adults. (Dawson AZ, Garacci E, Ozieh M, Walker RJ, Egede LE) J Immigr Minor Health 2020 Dec;22(6):1200-1207 PMID: 32686072 PMCID: PMC7686246 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85088100113 07/21/2020    
  • Trends in prevalence of depression and serious psychological distress in United States immigrant and non-immigrant populations, 2010 - 2016. (Ikonte CO, Prigmore HL, Dawson AZ, Egede LE) J Affect Disord 2020 09 01;274:719-725 PMID: 32664007 PMCID: PMC7363966 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85085767967 07/16/2020    
  • Telehealth and indigenous populations around the world: a systematic review on current modalities for physical and mental health. (Dawson AZ, Walker RJ, Campbell JA, Davidson TM, Egede LE) Mhealth 2020;6:30 PMID: 32632368 PMCID: PMC7327286 07/08/2020    
  • Examining racial and ethnic trends and differences in annual healthcare expenditures among a nationally representative sample of adults with arthritis from 2008 to 2016. (Spector AL, Nagavally S, Dawson AZ, Walker RJ, Egede LE) BMC Health Serv Res 2020 Jun 12;20(1):531 PMID: 32532272 PMCID: PMC7291726 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85086602235 06/14/2020    
  • Examination of the Association Between Latent Variables for Social Determinants of Health and Blood Pressure Control in Immigrants using Structural Equation Modeling. (Dawson AZ, Walker RJ, Gregory C, Egede LE) J Natl Med Assoc 2020 Apr;112(2):186-197 PMID: 32169287 PMCID: PMC7253342 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85081265602 03/15/2020       1 Citation
  • Examination of dietary habits among the indigenous Kuna Indians of Panama. (Neitzel AL, Smalls BL, Walker RJ, Dawson AZ, Campbell JA, Egede LE) Nutr J 2019 08 01;18(1):44 PMID: 31370836 PMCID: PMC6670206 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85071016758 08/03/2019       1 Citation
  • Relationship between social determinants of health and systolic blood pressure in United States immigrants (Dawson AZ, Walker RJ, Gregory C, Egede LE) International Journal of Cardiology: Hypertension August 2019;2 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85070226762 08/01/2019    
  • Prevalence and correlates of diagnosed and undiagnosed hypertension in the indigenous Kuna population of Panamá. (Hanna DR, Walker RJ, Smalls BL, Campbell JA, Dawson AZ, Egede LE) BMC Public Health 2019 Jun 28;19(1):843 PMID: 31253116 PMCID: PMC6599360 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85068181535 06/30/2019       1 Citation
  • Relationship between social determinants of health and systolic blood pressure in United States immigrants. (Dawson AZ, Walker RJ, Gregory C, Egede LE) Int J Cardiol Hypertens 2019 Aug;2:100011 PMID: 33447744 PMCID: PMC7803058 05/25/2019    
  • Prevalence of psychological distress, depression and suicidal ideation in an indigenous population in Panamá. (Walker RJ, Campbell JA, Dawson AZ, Egede LE) Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 2019 Oct;54(10):1199-1207 PMID: 31055631 PMCID: PMC6790172 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85065426411 05/06/2019       3 Citations
  • Prevalence of Diabetes, Prediabetes, and Obesity in the Indigenous Kuna Population of Panamá. (Campbell JA, Walker RJ, Dawson AZ, Egede LE) J Racial Ethn Health Disparities 2019 08;6(4):743-751 PMID: 30805801 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85062155137 02/26/2019       3 Citations
  • Source of Education, Source of Care, Access to Glucometers, and Independent Correlates of Diabetes Knowledge in Ethiopian Adults with Diabetes. (Tefera YA, Bishu KG, Gebregziabher M, Dawson AZ, Egede LE) J Natl Med Assoc 2019 Apr;111(2):218-230 PMID: 30442423 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85056274643 11/18/2018    
  • Racial and Ethnic Differences in Out-of-Pocket Expenses among Adults with Diabetes. (Simmons M, Bishu KG, Williams JS, Walker RJ, Dawson AZ, Egede LE) J Natl Med Assoc 2019 Feb;111(1):28-36 PMID: 30129486 PMCID: PMC7995684 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85047274908 08/22/2018       5 Citations
  • Differential Relationships Between Diabetes Knowledge Scales and Diabetes Outcomes. (Dawson AZ, Walker RJ, Egede LE) Diabetes Educ 2017 08;43(4):360-366 PMID: 28595504 PMCID: PMC7029816 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85025461784 06/10/2017       4 Citations
  • Validation of theoretical pathway between discrimination, diabetes self-care and glycemic control. (Dawson AZ, Walker RJ, Campbell JA, Egede LE) J Diabetes Complications 2016 07;30(5):858-63 PMID: 27068266 PMCID: PMC7061439 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84962654751 04/14/2016       4 Citations
  • Effective Strategies for Global Health Training Programs A Systematic Review of Training Outcomes in Low and Middle Income Countries (Dawson AZ, Walker RJ, Campbell JA, Egede LE ) Global Journal of Health Science 03/31/2016    
  • Pathways Between Discrimination and Quality of Life in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes. (Achuko O, Walker RJ, Campbell JA, Dawson AZ, Egede LE) Diabetes Technol Ther 2016 Mar;18(3):151-8 PMID: 26866351 PMCID: PMC4790216 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84962501389 02/13/2016       4 Citations
  • Effect of perceived racial discrimination on self-care behaviors, glycemic control, and quality of life in adults with type 2 diabetes. (Dawson AZ, Walker RJ, Campbell JA, Egede LE) Endocrine 2015 Jun;49(2):422-8 PMID: 25414069 PMCID: PMC4440842 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84929960906 11/22/2014       15 Citations
  • Last update: 04/07/2021