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Ronica Rooks

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Colorado Denver - Denver Campus

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    1. Rooks RN, Kapral CG, Mathis AL. Chronic Conditions May Be More Important Than Race or Ethnicity in Relation to Health Information Seeking and Use. J Aging Health. 2019 Apr; 31(4):611-630. PMID: 29254425.
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    2. Rooks RN, Simonsick EM, Schulz R, Rubin S, Harris T. Who Works Among Older Black and White, Well-Functioning Adults in the Health, Aging, and Body Composition Study? Gerontol Geriatr Med. 2017 Jan-Dec; 3:2333721417727098. PMID: 28894767.
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    3. Thorpe RJ, Fesahazion RG, Parker L, Wilder T, Rooks RN, Bowie JV, Bell CN, Szanton SL, LaVeist TA. Accelerated Health Declines among African Americans in the USA. J Urban Health. 2016 10; 93(5):808-819. PMID: 27653384.
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    4. Mathis A, Rooks R, Kruger D. Improving the Neighborhood Environment for Urban Older Adults: Social Context and Self-Rated Health. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2015 Dec 22; 13(1):ijerph13010003. PMID: 26703659; PMCID: PMC4730394.
    5. Mathis A, Rooks R, Kruger D. Neighborhood Environment and Self-Rated Health Among Urban Older Adults. Gerontol Geriatr Med. 2015 Jan-Dec; 1:2333721415607314. PMID: 28138468.
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    6. Mathis AL, Rooks RN, Tawk RH, Kruger DJ. Neighborhood Influences and BMI in Urban Older Adults. J Appl Gerontol. 2017 06; 36(6):692-708. PMID: 25972394.
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    7. Krueger PM, Coleman-Minahan K, Rooks RN. Race/ethnicity, nativity and trends in BMI among U.S. adults. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2014 Jul; 22(7):1739-46. PMID: 24634406; PMCID: PMC4545289.
    8. Rooks RN, Wiltshire JC, Elder K, BeLue R, Gary LC. Health information seeking and use outside of the medical encounter: is it associated with race and ethnicity? Soc Sci Med. 2012 Jan; 74(2):176-84. PMID: 22154611.
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    9. Thorpe RJ, Koster A, Kritchevsky SB, Newman AB, Harris T, Ayonayon HN, Perry S, Rooks RN, Simonsick EM. Race, socioeconomic resources, and late-life mobility and decline: findings from the Health, Aging, and Body Composition study. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2011 Oct; 66(10):1114-23. PMID: 21743093; PMCID: PMC3172564.
    10. Elder KT, Wiltshire JC, Rooks RN, Belue R, Gary LC. Health information technology and physician career satisfaction. Perspect Health Inf Manag. 2010 Sep 01; 7. PMID: 20808606; PMCID: PMC2921302.
    11. Spencer SM, Schulz R, Rooks RN, Albert SM, Thorpe RJ, Brenes GA, Harris TB, Koster A, Satterfield S, Ayonayon HN, Newman AB. Racial differences in self-rated health at similar levels of physical functioning: an examination of health pessimism in the health, aging, and body composition study. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 2009 Jan; 64(1):87-94. PMID: 19176485; PMCID: PMC2654984.
    12. Rooks RN, Simonsick EM, Klesges LM, Newman AB, Ayonayon HN, Harris TB. Racial disparities in health care access and cardiovascular disease indicators in Black and White older adults in the Health ABC Study. J Aging Health. 2008 Sep; 20(6):599-614. PMID: 18625758.
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    13. Sudore RL, Yaffe K, Satterfield S, Harris TB, Mehta KM, Simonsick EM, Newman AB, Rosano C, Rooks R, Rubin SM, Ayonayon HN, Schillinger D. Limited literacy and mortality in the elderly: the health, aging, and body composition study. J Gen Intern Med. 2006 Aug; 21(8):806-12. PMID: 16881938; PMCID: PMC1831586.
    14. Sudore RL, Mehta KM, Simonsick EM, Harris TB, Newman AB, Satterfield S, Rosano C, Rooks RN, Rubin SM, Ayonayon HN, Yaffe K. Limited literacy in older people and disparities in health and healthcare access. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2006 May; 54(5):770-6. PMID: 16696742.
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    15. Koster A, Bosma H, Penninx BW, Newman AB, Harris TB, van Eijk JT, Kempen GI, Simonsick EM, Johnson KC, Rooks RN, Ayonayon HN, Rubin SM, Kritchevsky SB. Association of inflammatory markers with socioeconomic status. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2006 Mar; 61(3):284-90. PMID: 16567379.
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    16. Koster A, Penninx BW, Bosma H, Kempen GI, Newman AB, Rubin SM, Satterfield S, Atkinson HH, Ayonayon HN, Rosano C, Yaffe K, Harris TB, Rooks RN, Van Eijk JT, Kritchevsky SB. Socioeconomic differences in cognitive decline and the role of biomedical factors. Ann Epidemiol. 2005 Sep; 15(8):564-71. PMID: 15922627.
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    17. Koster A, Penninx BW, Bosma H, Kempen GI, Harris TB, Newman AB, Rooks RN, Rubin SM, Simonsick EM, van Eijk JT, Kritchevsky SB. Is there a biomedical explanation for socioeconomic differences in incident mobility limitation? J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2005 Aug; 60(8):1022-7. PMID: 16127107.
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    18. Mehta KM, Simonsick EM, Rooks R, Newman AB, Pope SK, Rubin SM, Yaffe K. Black and white differences in cognitive function test scores: what explains the difference? J Am Geriatr Soc. 2004 Dec; 52(12):2120-7. PMID: 15571554; PMCID: PMC2939725.
    19. Lee JS, Weyant RJ, Corby P, Kritchevsky SB, Harris TB, Rooks R, Rubin SM, Newman AB. Edentulism and nutritional status in a biracial sample of well-functioning, community-dwelling elderly: the health, aging, and body composition study. Am J Clin Nutr. 2004 Feb; 79(2):295-302. PMID: 14749237.
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    20. de Rekeneire N, Rooks RN, Simonsick EM, Shorr RI, Kuller LH, Schwartz AV, Harris TB. Racial differences in glycemic control in a well-functioning older diabetic population: findings from the Health, Aging and Body Composition Study. Diabetes Care. 2003 Jul; 26(7):1986-92. PMID: 12832300.
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    21. Rooks RN, Simonsick EM, Miles T, Newman A, Kritchevsky SB, Schulz R, Harris T. The association of race and socioeconomic status with cardiovascular disease indicators among older adults in the health, aging, and body composition study. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 2002 Jul; 57(4):S247-56. PMID: 12084794.
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    22. Freid VM, Makuc DM, Rooks RN. Ambulatory health care visits by children: principal diagnosis and place of visit. Vital Health Stat 13. 1998 May; (137):1-23. PMID: 9631643.
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