Wanzhu Tu

  • 6728 Citations
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1995 …2021
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Publications 1995 2019

2016
5 Citations (Scopus)

Development and validation of a composite score for excessive alcohol use screening

Tu, W., Chu, C., Li, S. & Liangpunsakul, S., 2016, In : Journal of Investigative Medicine. 64, 5, p. 1006-1011 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Screening
Alcohols
Composite materials
Area Under Curve
Biomarkers
4 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of Hospice Use on Costs of Care for Long-Stay Nursing Home Decedents

Unroe, K., Sachs, G., Dennis, M. E., Hickman, S., Stump, T. E., Tu, W. & Callahan, C., Apr 1 2016, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 64, 4, p. 723-730 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hospices
Nursing Homes
Costs and Cost Analysis
Medicaid
Medicare
5 Citations (Scopus)

Mortality of Youth Offenders Along a Continuum of Justice System Involvement

Aalsma, M., Lau, K. S. L., Perkins, A. J., Schwartz, K., Tu, W., Wiehe, S., Monahan, P. & Rosenman, M., Mar 1 2016, In : American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 50, 3, p. 303-310 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social Justice
Mortality
Homicide
Criminal Law
Death Certificates
24 Citations (Scopus)

Pain self-management training increases self-efficacy, self-management behaviours and pain and depression outcomes

Damush, T., Kroenke, K., Bair, M., Wu, J., Tu, W., Krebs, E. E. & Poleshuck, E., Aug 1 2016, In : European Journal of Pain. 20, 7, p. 1070-1078 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Self Efficacy
Pain Management
Self Care
Depression
Pain
12 Citations (Scopus)

Patterns of Emergency Department Use Among Long-Stay Nursing Home Residents With Differing Levels of Dementia Severity

LaMantia, M. A., Lane, K. A., Tu, W., Carnahan, J. L., Messina, F. & Unroe, K., Jun 1 2016, In : Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. 17, 6, p. 541-546 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nursing Homes
Dementia
Hospital Emergency Service
Comorbidity
Statistical Factor Analysis
1 Citation (Scopus)

Robust nonparametric estimation of monotone regression functions with interval-censored observations

Zhang, Y., Cheng, G. & Tu, W., Sep 1 2016, In : Biometrics. 72, 3, p. 720-730 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Monotone Regression
Censored Observations
Monotone Function
Robust Estimation
Nonparametric Estimation
13 Citations (Scopus)

Self-Reported Medication Adherence Barriers among Ambulatory Older Adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment

Campbell, N. L., Zhan, J., Tu, W., Weber, Z., Ambeuhl, R., McKay, C. & McElwee, N., Feb 1 2016, In : Pharmacotherapy. 36, 2, p. 196-202 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medication Adherence
Cognition
African Americans
Architectural Accessibility
Ambulatory Care Facilities
5 Citations (Scopus)

Sex and race differences in the relationship between obesity and C-reactive protein

Clark, D., Unroe, K., Xu, H., Keith, N. R., Callahan, C. & Tu, W., Mar 1 2016, In : Ethnicity and Disease. 26, 2, p. 197-204 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sex Characteristics
C-Reactive Protein
Obesity
Linear Models
Body Mass Index

Small potassium channels

Tu, W. & Pratt, J. H., Sep 1 2016, In : Hypertension. 68, 3, p. 542-543 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

8 Citations (Scopus)

Triamterene Enhances the Blood Pressure Lowering Effect of Hydrochlorothiazide in Patients with Hypertension

Tu, W., Decker, B., He, Z., Erdel, B. L., Eckert, G. J., Hellman, R. N., Murray, M., Oates, J. A. & Pratt, J. H., Jan 1 2016, In : Journal of General Internal Medicine. 31, 1, p. 30-36 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Triamterene
Hydrochlorothiazide
Blood Pressure
Hypertension
Propensity Score
2015
3 Citations (Scopus)
Breast Neoplasms
Survival
Proportional Hazards Models
Therapeutics
Safety-net Providers
2 Citations (Scopus)

A sexually transmitted infection screening algorithm based on semiparametric regression models

Li, Z., Liu, H. & Tu, W., Sep 10 2015, In : Statistics in Medicine. 34, 20, p. 2844-2857 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Semiparametric Regression Model
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Screening
Infection
Chlamydia trachomatis
14 Citations (Scopus)

Associations between menarche-related genetic variants and pubertal growth in male and female adolescents

Tu, W., Wagner, E. K., Eckert, G. J., Yu, Z., Hannon, T., Pratt, J. H. & He, C., Jan 1 2015, In : Journal of Adolescent Health. 56, 1, p. 66-72 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Menarche
Single Nucleotide Polymorphism
Body Mass Index
Growth
African Americans
8 Citations (Scopus)

Comprehensive Evaluation of Caregiver-Reported Antiretroviral Therapy Adherence for HIV-Infected Children

Vreeman, R., Nyandiko, W. M., Liu, H., Tu, W., Scanlon, M. L., Slaven, J. E., Ayaya, S. O. & Inui, T., Jan 23 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : AIDS and Behavior.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Micro-Electrical-Mechanical Systems
Caregivers
HIV
Kenya
Switzerland

Detecting anomalous care pathways in long-term care network

Keno, H., Kong, N., Landry, S., Tu, W. & Callahan, C., 2015, IIE Annual Conference and Expo 2015. Institute of Industrial Engineers, p. 218-224 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Costs
14 Citations (Scopus)

Episodic detection of human papillomavirus within a longitudinal cohort of young women

Shew, M., Ermel, A., Tong, Y., Tu, W., Qadadri, B. & Brown, D., Dec 1 2015, In : Journal of Medical Virology. 87, 12, p. 2122-2129 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Papillomavirus Infections
Chlamydia Infections
Sexual Partners
Oral Contraceptives
Natural History
5 Citations (Scopus)
Sample Size
Self Report
Health Services
Alzheimer Disease
Clinical Trials
2 Citations (Scopus)

Improving the validity of activity of daily living dependency risk assessment

Clark, D., Stump, T. E., Tu, W. & Miller, D. K., Apr 16 2015, In : Journal of Applied Gerontology. 34, 3, p. 329-342 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Activities of Daily Living
Interviews
Retirement
Health Surveys
Cognition
7 Citations (Scopus)

Nonadherence to Oral Antihyperglycemic Agents: Subsequent Hospitalization and Mortality among Patients with Type 2 Diabetes in Clinical Practice

Zhu, V. J., Tu, W., Rosenman, M. & Overhage, J. M., 2015, Studies in Health Technology and Informatics. IOS Press, Vol. 216. p. 60-63 4 p. (Studies in Health Technology and Informatics; vol. 216).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Medical problems
Hypoglycemic Agents
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Hospitalization
Mortality
3 Citations (Scopus)
Chlamydia Infections
Infection
Costs and Cost Analysis
Population
Reproductive Health
9 Citations (Scopus)

Simultaneous variable selection for joint models of longitudinal and survival outcomes

He, Z., Tu, W., Wang, S., Fu, H. & Yu, Z., Mar 1 2015, In : Biometrics. 71, 1, p. 178-187 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Joint Model
Variable Selection
Joints
Random Effects
Penalized Likelihood
4 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of body mass index on blood pressure varies by race among obese children

Hannon, T., Gupta, S., Li, Z., Eckert, G., Carroll, A., Pratt, J. H. & Tu, W., May 1 2015, In : Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism. 28, 5-6, p. 533-538 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Body Mass Index
Blood Pressure
Hispanic Americans
Pediatric Obesity
Hypertension
21 Citations (Scopus)

Transitions in Care in a Nationally Representative Sample of Older Americans with Dementia

Callahan, C., Tu, W., Unroe, K., LaMantia, M. A., Stump, T. E. & Clark, D., Aug 1 2015, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 63, 8, p. 1495-1502 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dementia
Retirement
Health
Cognition
Nursing
2014
4 Citations (Scopus)
Medicaid
Hypoglycemic Agents
Hemoglobins
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Glycosylated Hemoglobin A
6 Citations (Scopus)

A spline-based semiparametric sieve likelihood method for over-dispersed panel count data

Hua, L., Zhang, Y. & Tu, W., 2014, In : Canadian Journal of Statistics. 42, 2, p. 217-245 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sieve Methods
Count Data
Likelihood Methods
Panel Data
Inhomogeneous Poisson Process

Depressive symptoms are associated with fasting insulin resistance in obese youth

Hannon, T. S., Li, Z., Tu, W., Huber, J. N., Carroll, A. E., Lagges, A. M. & Gupta, S., Oct 1 2014, In : Pediatric obesity. 9, 5, p. e103-e107

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Insulin Resistance
Fasting
Depression
Equipment and Supplies
Insulin
5 Citations (Scopus)

Depressive symptoms are associated with fasting insulin resistance in obese youth

Hannon, T., Li, Z., Tu, W., Huber, J. N., Carroll, A., Lagges, A. M. & Gupta, S., 2014, In : Pediatric obesity. 9, 5, p. e103-e107

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Insulin Resistance
Fasting
Depression
Equipment and Supplies
Insulin
5 Citations (Scopus)

DNA detection and seroprevalence of human papillomavirus in a cohort of adolescent women

Ermel, A., Shew, M., Weaver, B., Qadadri, B., Denski, C., Tu, W., Tong, Y., Fortenberry, J. & Brown, D., 2014, In : Sexually Transmitted Infections. 90, 1, p. 64-69 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Seroepidemiologic Studies
DNA
Papillomavirus Infections
Vaccines
Human papillomavirus 11
4 Citations (Scopus)
Chlamydia trachomatis
Infection
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Heterosexuality
Incidence
14 Citations (Scopus)

Genetic variation in CYP4A11 and blood pressure response to mineralocorticoid receptor antagonism or ENaC inhibition: An exploratory pilot study in African Americans

Laffer, C. L., Elijovich, F., Eckert, G. J., Tu, W., Pratt, J. H. & Brown, N. J., 2014, In : Journal of the American Society of Hypertension. 8, 7, p. 475-480 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mineralocorticoid Receptors
Spironolactone
African Americans
Amiloride
Blood Pressure
24 Citations (Scopus)
Continuity of Patient Care
antineoplaston A10
Health Care Costs
Medical Records
Schizophrenia
10 Citations (Scopus)

Hospice Use Among Nursing Home and Non-Nursing Home Patients

Unroe, K., Sachs, G., Dennis, M. E., Hickman, S., Stump, T. E., Tu, W. & Callahan, C., 2014, In : Journal of General Internal Medicine. 30, 2, p. 193-198 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Home Nursing
Hospices
Nursing Homes
Patient Transfer
Costs and Cost Analysis
21 Citations (Scopus)

Measuring adherence to antiretroviral therapy in children and adolescents in western Kenya

Vreeman, R., Nyandiko, W. M., Liu, H., Tu, W., Scanlon, M. L., Slaven, J. E., Ayaya, S. O. & Inui, T., Nov 25 2014, In : Journal of the International AIDS Society. 17, 19227.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kenya
Micro-Electrical-Mechanical Systems
Caregivers
HIV
Therapeutics
14 Citations (Scopus)

Morning blood pressure is associated with sleep quality in obese adolescents

Hannon, T., Tu, W., Watson, S. E., Jalou, H., Chakravorty, S. & Arslanian, S. A., Feb 2014, In : Journal of Pediatrics. 164, 2, p. 313-317 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sleep
Blood Pressure
Body Mass Index
REM Sleep
Linear Models
10 Citations (Scopus)

Obstructive sleep apnoea in obese adolescents and cardiometabolic risk markers

Watson, S. E., Li, Z., Tu, W., Jalou, H., Brubaker, J. L., Gupta, S., Huber, J. N., Carroll, A. & Hannon, T., Dec 1 2014, In : Pediatric obesity. 9, 6, p. 471-477 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Apnea
Fasting
Insulin Resistance
Polysomnography
40 Citations (Scopus)

Racial differences in sensitivity of blood pressure to aldosterone

Tu, W., Eckert, G. J., Hannon, T., Liu, H., Pratt, L. M., Wagner, M. A., DiMeglio, L., Jung, J. & Pratt, J. H., 2014, In : Hypertension. 63, 6, p. 1212-1218 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aldosterone
Blood Pressure
Fludrocortisone
Renin
Hypertension
24 Citations (Scopus)

Risk factors for early hospital readmission in low-income elderly adults

Iloabuchi, T. C., Mi, D., Tu, W. & Counsell, S., 2014, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 62, 3, p. 489-494 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Readmission
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
Independent Living
Health Status
2013
11 Citations (Scopus)

A consideration of genetic mechanisms behind the development of hypertension in blacks

Tu, W. & Pratt, J. H., Apr 2013, In : Current Hypertension Reports. 15, 2, p. 108-113 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hypertension
Nephrons
Member 1 Solute Carrier Family 12
Blood Pressure
Kidney
8 Citations (Scopus)

Adiposity has unique influence on the renin-aldosterone axis and blood pressure in black children

Yu, Z., Eckert, G. J., Liu, H., Pratt, J. H. & Tu, W., Nov 2013, In : Journal of Pediatrics. 163, 5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Adiposity
Aldosterone
Renin
Blood Pressure
Body Mass Index
2 Citations (Scopus)

A nested Dirichlet process analysis of cluster randomized trial data with application in geriatric care assessment

Ho, M. W., Tu, W., Ghosh, P. & Tiwari, R. C., 2013, In : Journal of the American Statistical Association. 108, 501, p. 48-68 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Randomized Trial
Dirichlet Process
Interaction
Treatment Effects
Random Effects
35 Citations (Scopus)

Anxiety but not social stressors predict 12-month depression and pain severity

Bair, M., Poleshuck, E. L., Wu, J., Krebs, E. K., Damush, T., Tu, W. & Kroenke, K., Feb 2013, In : Clinical Journal of Pain. 29, 2, p. 95-101 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anxiety
Depression
Pain
Musculoskeletal Pain
Mood Disorders
19 Citations (Scopus)

Association of chlamydia trachomatis infection with redetection of human papillomavirus after apparent clearance

Shew, M., Ermel, A., Weaver, B., Tong, Y., Tu, W., Kester, L. M., Denski, C., Fortenberry, J. & Brown, D., Nov 1 2013, In : Journal of Infectious Diseases. 208, 9, p. 1416-1421 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chlamydia Infections
Chlamydia trachomatis
Papillomavirus Infections
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Confidence Intervals
7 Citations (Scopus)
Human papillomavirus 11
Human papillomavirus 6
DNA
Papillomavirus Infections
Viral Load
15 Citations (Scopus)
Coitus
Vagina
Longitudinal Studies
Cohort Studies
Papillomavirus Infections
21 Citations (Scopus)

Hospice Use Among Nursing Home Patients

Unroe, K., Sachs, G., Hickman, S., Stump, T. E., Tu, W. & Callahan, C., Apr 2013, In : Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. 14, 4, p. 254-259 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hospices
Nursing Homes
Patient Acceptance of Health Care
Medicaid
Activities of Daily Living
6 Citations (Scopus)

Hospital and nursing home use from 2002 to 2008 among US older adults with cognitive impairment, not dementia in 2002

Clark, D., Stump, T. E., Tu, W., Miller, D. K., Langa, K. M., Unverzagt, F. & Callahan, C., Oct 2013, In : Alzheimer Disease and Associated Disorders. 27, 4, p. 372-378 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nursing Homes
Dementia
Delivery of Health Care
Retirement
Proxy
10 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of dementia on payments for long-Term and acute care in an elderly cohort

Arling, G., Tu, W., Stump, T. E., Rosenman, M., Counsell, S. & Callahan, C., Jul 2013, In : Medical Care. 51, 7, p. 575-581 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Long-Term Care
Dementia
Nursing Homes
Medicaid
Medicare
21 Citations (Scopus)

Longitudinal comparison of three depression measures in adult cancer patients

Johns, S., Kroenke, K., Krebs, E. E., Theobald, D. E., Wu, J. & Tu, W., Jan 2013, In : Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 45, 1, p. 71-82 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Depression
Neoplasms
Mental Health
Checklist
Equipment and Supplies

Response to is high prorenin level related to relative aldosterone excess?

Tu, W., Eckert, G. J., Howard Pratt, J. & Jan Danser, A. H., Feb 2013, In : American Journal of Hypertension. 26, 2, p. 154-155 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aldosterone
Renin
27 Citations (Scopus)

Somatic symptoms in cancer patients trajectory over 12 months and impact on functional status and disability

Kroenke, K., Johns, S., Theobald, D., Wu, J. & Tu, W., Mar 2013, In : Supportive Care in Cancer. 21, 3, p. 765-773 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neoplasms
Pain Management
Cross-Sectional Studies
Odds Ratio
Medically Unexplained Symptoms