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Lois Katz

Professor, Department of Medicine

Contact Info

212/951-6875
Lois.Katz@nyumc.org

Education

1966-1967 — NYU Medical Center (Internal Medicine), Internship
1967-1968 — NYU Medical Center (Internal Medicine), Residency Training
— Residency in Medicine at Bellevue and New York University Hospitals, was Chief Medical Resident at the VA, Residency Training
1968-1969 — New York Hospital - Cornell Medical Center (Internal Medicine), Residency Training
1970-1971 — Department of Veterans Affairs-New York Campus (Nephrology), Clinical Fellowships

Research Summary

Lois Anne Katz, M.D. has been a coinvestigator in several large VA Cooperative Hypertension Trials: (1) CSP 290 Monotherapy of Hypertension, (2) PATHS - Prevention and Treatment of Hypertension Study (involving behavior modification of patients who drink and have hypertension), (3) ALLHAT - The Antihypertensive and Lipid -lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Trial sponsored by the NHBLI. She is currently an investigator in ACCORD--Action to Control Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes, which is sponsored by NHLBI. For the last 15 years she has also participated in many pharmaceutical company sponsored trials of new antihypertensive agents including ACE inhibitors, Ca channel blockers, and beta blockers.

She has also participated in an HSR&D Trial entitled Readiness for Managed Care which was performed in conjunction with Dr. Michael Yedidia at the Wagner School of Public Health.

Research Interests

Hypertension, Clinical Nephrology

The role of comorbidities in patients' hypertension self-management
Fix, Gemmae M; Cohn, Ellen S; Solomon, Jeffrey L; Cortes, Dharma E; Mueller, Nora; Kressin, Nancy R; Borzecki, Ann; Katz, Lois A; Bokhour, Barbara G. The role of comorbidities in patients' hypertension self-management. Chronic illness. 2013 Jul 26;10(2):81-92 (1475232)

The role of patients' explanatory models and daily-lived experience in hypertension self-management
Bokhour, Barbara G; Cohn, Ellen S; Cortes, Dharma E; Solomon, Jeffrey L; Fix, Gemmae M; Elwy, A Rani; Mueller, Nora; Katz, Lois A; Haidet, Paul; Green, Alexander R; Borzecki, Ann M; Kressin, Nancy R. The role of patients' explanatory models and daily-lived experience in hypertension self-management. Journal of general internal medicine. 2012 Jul 21;27(12):1626-1634 (208222)

Effect of intensive versus standard blood pressure control on depression and health-related quality of life in type 2 diabetes: the ACCORD trial
O'Connor, Patrick J; Narayan, K M Venkat; Anderson, Roger; Feeney, Patricia; Fine, Larry; Ali, Mohammed K; Simmons, Debra L; Hire, Don G; Sperl-Hillen, JoAnn M; Katz, Lois Anne; Margolis, Karen L; Sullivan, Mark D. Effect of intensive versus standard blood pressure control on depression and health-related quality of life in type 2 diabetes: the ACCORD trial. Diabetes care. 2012 May 14;35(7):1479-1481 (1524422)

Is silent myocardial infarction more common in women with type 2 diabetes than in men?
Stiles, Monica C; Seaquist, Elizabeth R; Yale, Jean Francois; Green, Jennifer B; Katz, Lois Anne; Kempainen, Sarah; Light, Laney S; Pepper, Patricia V; Zhang, Zhu-Ming; Soliman, Elsayed Z. Is silent myocardial infarction more common in women with type 2 diabetes than in men?. Journal of diabetes & its complications. 2012 Mar -0;26(2):118-122 (166964)

Combined intensive blood pressure and glycemic control does not produce an additive benefit on microvascular outcomes in type 2 diabetic patients
Ismail-Beigi, Faramarz; Craven, Timothy E; O'Connor, Patrick J; Karl, Diane; Calles-Escandon, Jorge; Hramiak, Irene; Genuth, Saul; Cushman, William C; Gerstein, Hertzel C; Probstfield, Jeffrey L; Katz, Lois; Schubart, Ulrich. Combined intensive blood pressure and glycemic control does not produce an additive benefit on microvascular outcomes in type 2 diabetic patients. Kidney international. 2011 Dec 14;81(6):586-594 (1524432)