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Lois Katz

Professor, Department of Medicine

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1966-1967 — NYU Medical Center (Internal Medicine), Internship
1967-1968 — NYU Medical Center (Internal Medicine), 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
2015-03-03; 1742-3953,Chronic illness - id: 1475232, year: 2014 Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.

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
2013-01-03; 0884-8734,Journal of general internal medicine - id: 208222, year: 2012 Journal Article

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
2015-04-11; 1523-1755,Kidney international - id: 1524432, year: 2012 Journal Article; Randomized Controlled Trial; Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.

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
2015-04-11; 1935-5548,Diabetes care - id: 1524422, year: 2012 Journal Article; Randomized Controlled Trial; Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural

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
2012-05-21; 1056-8727,Journal of diabetes & its complications - id: 166964, year: 2012 Journal Article