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ROGER ZOOROB

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InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Family and Community Medicine
DivisionFamily & Community Medicine
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    InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
    DepartmentDepartment of Family and Community Medicine
    DivisionFamily & Community Medicine


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    U84DD000443     (ZOOROB, ROGER J)Sep 30, 2008 - Sep 29, 2011
    CDC/NCBDD
    SOUTHEAST FETAL ALCOHOL SPECTRUM DISORDERS REGIONAL TRAINING CENTER
    Role: Principal Investigator

    G08LM012634     (ZOOROB, ROGER J)Sep 13, 2017 - Aug 31, 2020
    NIH/NLM
    Reducing health disparities in primary care through a family medicine-library alliance
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R25AA028203     (ZOOROB, ROGER J)Apr 1, 2020 - Mar 31, 2024
    NIH/NIAAA
    Bringing Alcohol and Other Drug Research to Primary Care
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Germanos G, Light P, Zoorob R, Salemi J, Khan F, Hansen M, Gupta K, Trautner B, Grigoryan L. Validating Use of Electronic Health Data to Identify Patients with Urinary Tract Infections in Outpatient Settings. Antibiotics (Basel). 2020 Aug 25; 9(9). PMID: 32854205.
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    2. Spooner KK, Saunders JJ, Chima CC, Zoorob RJ, Salemi JL. Increased risk of 30-day hospital readmission among patients discharged against medical advice: a nationwide analysis. Ann Epidemiol. 2020 Aug 06. PMID: 32771457.
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    3. Raza SA, Jawed I, Zoorob RJ, Salemi JL. Completeness of Cancer Case Ascertainment in International Cancer Registries: Exploring the Issue of Gender Disparities. Front Oncol. 2020; 10:1148. PMID: 32766152.
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    4. Levine RS, Mejia MC, Salemi JL, Gonzalez SJ, Aliyu MH, Husaini BA, Zoorob RJ, Hennekens CH. A descriptive study of racial inequalities in mortality from hepatocellular cancer before and after licensure of lifesaving drugs for hepatitis C virus in the United States. EClinicalMedicine. 2020 May; 22:100350. PMID: 32382721.
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    5. Salemi JL, Raza SA, Modak S, Fields-Gilmore JAR, Mejia de Grubb MC, Zoorob RJ. The association between use of opiates, cocaine, and amphetamines during pregnancy and maternal postpartum readmission in the United States: A retrospective analysis of the Nationwide Readmissions Database. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2020 May 01; 210:107963. PMID: 32278846.
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    6. Drowos J, Fils A, Mejia de Grubb MC, Salemi JL, Zoorob RJ, Hennekens CH, Levine RS. Accidental Infant Suffocation and Strangulation in Bed: Disparities and Opportunities. Matern Child Health J. 2019 Dec; 23(12):1670-1678. PMID: 31243626.
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    7. Grigoryan L, Germanos G, Zoorob R, Juneja S, Raphael JL, Paasche-Orlow MK, Trautner BW. Use of Antibiotics Without a Prescription in the U.S. Population: A Scoping Review. Ann Intern Med. 2019 08 20; 171(4):257-263. PMID: 31330541.
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    8. Mejia de Grubb MC, Salemi JL, Gonzalez SJ, Chima CC, Kowalchuk AA, Zoorob RJ. Opioid, cocaine, and amphetamine use disorders are associated with higher30-day inpatient readmission rates in the United States. Subst Abus. 2020; 41(3):365-374. PMID: 31295052.
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    9. Grigoryan L, Nash S, Zoorob R, Germanos GJ, Horsfield MS, Khan FM, Martin L, Trautner BW. Qualitative Analysis of Primary Care Provider Prescribing Decisions for Urinary Tract Infections. Antibiotics (Basel). 2019 Jun 19; 8(2). PMID: 31248119.
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    10. Germanos GJ, Trautner BW, Zoorob RJ, Salemi JL, Drekonja D, Gupta K, Grigoryan L. No Clinical Benefit to Treating Male Urinary Tract Infection Longer Than Seven Days: An Outpatient Database Study. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2019 Jun; 6(6):ofz216. PMID: 31249844.
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    11. Chima CC, Salemi JL, Sidani MA, Zoorob RJ. Coaching and Education for Diabetes Distress (CEDD): Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial. JMIR Res Protoc. 2019 Apr 02; 8(4):e12166. PMID: 30938687.
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    12. Zoorob RJ, Salemi JL, Mejia de Grubb MC, Modak S, Levine RS. A nationwide study of breast cancer, depression, and multimorbidity among hospitalized women and men in the United States. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2019 Feb; 174(1):237-248. PMID: 30465155.
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    13. Kowalchuk A, Mejia de Grubb M, Zoorob RJ. Preparations for Treating Opioid Use Disorder in the Office. Fam Pract Manag. 2018 Nov/Dec; 25(6):21-26. PMID: 30422610.
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    14. Raza SA, Salemi JL, Zoorob RJ. Historical perspectives on prevention paradox: When the population moves as a whole. J Family Med Prim Care. 2018 Nov-Dec; 7(6):1163-1165. PMID: 30613490.
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    15. Levine RS, Schneid RP, Zoorob RJ, Hennekens CH. A Tale of Two Cities: Persistently High Homicide Rates in Baltimore City Compared With Significant Declines in New York City. Am J Med. 2019 01; 132(1):3-5. PMID: 30148979.
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    16. Kowalchuk A, Mejia de Grubb M, Zoorob R. Stigmatizing Language About Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome. JAMA. 2018 08 21; 320(7):722-723. PMID: 30140868.
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    17. Zoorob R, Kowalchuk A, Mejia de Grubb M. Buprenorphine Therapy for Opioid Use Disorder. Am Fam Physician. 2018 Mar 01; 97(5):313-320. PMID: 29671504.
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    18. Mejia de Grubb MC, Salemi JL, Gonzalez SJ, Sanderson M, Zoorob RJ, Mkanta W, Levine RS. Parenting style and perceptions of children's weight among US Hispanics: a qualitative analysis. Health Promot Int. 2018 Feb 01; 33(1):132-139. PMID: 27492823.
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    19. Grigoryan L, Zoorob R, Shah J, Wang H, Arya M, Trautner BW. Antibiotic Prescribing for Uncomplicated Acute Bronchitis Is Highest in Younger Adults. Antibiotics (Basel). 2017 Oct 27; 6(4). PMID: 29077003.
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    20. Chima CC, Salemi JL, Wang M, Mejia de Grubb MC, Gonzalez SJ, Zoorob RJ. Multimorbidity is associated with increased rates of depression in patients hospitalized with diabetes mellitus in the United States. J Diabetes Complications. 2017 Nov; 31(11):1571-1579. PMID: 28893494.
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    21. Grigoryan L, Zoorob R, Wang H, Horsfield M, Gupta K, Trautner BW. Less workup, longer treatment, but no clinical benefit observed in women with diabetes and acute cystitis. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2017 Jul; 129:197-202. PMID: 28544925.
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    22. Zoorob RJ, Grubb RJ, Gonzalez SJ, Kowalchuk AA. Using Alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention to Address Patients' Risky Drinking. Fam Pract Manag. 2017 May/Jun; 24(3):12-16. PMID: 28671360.
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    23. Spooner KK, Salemi JL, Salihu HM, Zoorob RJ. eHealth patient-provider communication in the United States: interest, inequalities, and predictors. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2017 Apr 01; 24(e1):e18-e27. PMID: 27497797.
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    24. Spooner KK, Salemi JL, Salihu HM, Zoorob RJ. Discharge Against Medical Advice in the United States, 2002-2011. Mayo Clin Proc. 2017 04; 92(4):525-535. PMID: 28291588.
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    25. Morelli V, Zoorob RJ. Preface. Prim Care. 2017 Mar; 44(1):xvii-xviii. PMID: 28164829.
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    26. Kowalchuk AA, Gonzalez SJ, Zoorob RJ. Substance Use Issues Among the Underserved: United States and International Perspectives. Prim Care. 2017 Mar; 44(1):113-125. PMID: 28164811.
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    27. Mejia de Grubb MC, Levine RS, Zoorob RJ. Diet and Obesity Issues in the Underserved. Prim Care. 2017 Mar; 44(1):127-140. PMID: 28164812.
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    28. Mejia de Grubb MC, Salemi JL, Kihlberg C, Gonzalez S, Zoorob R, Levine R. Disparities in Accuracy of Maternal Perceptions of Obesity among Hispanic Children. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2017; 28(3):1208-1221. PMID: 28804087.
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    29. Mejia de Grubb MC, Kilbourne B, Zoorob R, Gonzalez S, Mkanta W, Levine R. Resident Physicians and Cancer Health Disparities: a Survey of Attitudes, Knowledge, and Practice. J Cancer Educ. 2016 09; 31(3):541-6. PMID: 25943900.
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    30. Mejia de Grubb MC, Salemi JL, Gonzalez SJ, Zoorob RJ, Levine RS. Trends and Correlates of Disparities in Alcohol-Related Mortality Between Hispanics and Non-Hispanic Whites in the United States, 1999 to 2014. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2016 10; 40(10):2169-2179. PMID: 27558869.
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    31. Zoorob R, Grigoryan L, Nash S, Trautner BW. Nonprescription Antimicrobial Use in a Primary Care Population in the United States. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2016 09; 60(9):5527-32. PMID: 27401572.
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    32. Grigoryan L, Naik AD, Horwitz D, Cadena J, Patterson JE, Zoorob R, Trautner BW. Survey finds improvement in cognitive biases that drive overtreatment of asymptomatic bacteriuria after a successful antimicrobial stewardship intervention. Am J Infect Control. 2016 12 01; 44(12):1544-1548. PMID: 27397910.
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    33. Olanipekun TO, Salemi JL, Mejia de Grubb MC, Gonzalez SJ, Zoorob RJ. Clostridium difficile infection in patients hospitalized with type 2 diabetes mellitus and its impact on morbidity, mortality, and the costs of inpatient care. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2016 Jun; 116:68-79. PMID: 27321318.
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    34. Sinkey RG, Salihu HM, King LM, Paothong A, Louis-Jacques A, Pradhan A, Bruder KL, Zoorob R, Siegel E, Riggs B, Whiteman VE. Homocysteine Levels Are not Related to Telomere Length in Cord Blood Leukocytes of Newborns. Am J Perinatol. 2016 05; 33(6):552-9. PMID: 26692203.
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    35. Spooner KK, Salemi JL, Salihu HM, Zoorob RJ. Disparities in perceived patient-provider communication quality in the United States: Trends and correlates. Patient Educ Couns. 2016 May; 99(5):844-54. PMID: 26725930.
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    36. Grigoryan L, Zoorob R, Wang H, Trautner BW. Low Concordance With Guidelines for Treatment of Acute Cystitis in Primary Care. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2015 Dec; 2(4):ofv159. PMID: 26753168.
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    37. Whiteman VE, Salemi JL, Mejia De Grubb MC, Ashley Cain M, Mogos MF, Zoorob RJ, Salihu HM. Additive effects of Pre-pregnancy body mass index and gestational diabetes on health outcomes and costs. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2015 Nov; 23(11):2299-308. PMID: 26390841.
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    38. Salinas-Miranda AA, Salemi JL, King LM, Baldwin JA, Berry EL, Austin DA, Scarborough K, Spooner KK, Zoorob RJ, Salihu HM. Adverse childhood experiences and health-related quality of life in adulthood: revelations from a community needs assessment. Health Qual Life Outcomes. 2015 Aug 11; 13:123. PMID: 26260580.
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    39. Salihu HM, Salinas-Miranda AA, Wang W, Turner D, Berry EL, Zoorob R. Community Priority Index: Utility, Applicability and Validation for Priority Setting in Community-Based Participatory Research. J Public Health Res. 2015 Jul 16; 4(2):443. PMID: 26425490.
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    40. Sanderson M, Levine RS, Fadden MK, Kilbourne B, Pisu M, Cain V, Husaini BA, Langston M, Gittner L, Zoorob R, Rust GS, Hennekens CH. Mammography Screening Among the Elderly: A Research Challenge. Am J Med. 2015 Dec; 128(12):1362.e7-14. PMID: 26169884.
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    41. Gittner LS, Husaini BA, Hull PC, Emerson JS, Tropez-Sims S, Reece MC, Zoorob R, Levine RS. Use of Six Sigma for eliminating missed opportunities for prevention services. J Nurs Care Qual. 2015 Jul-Sep; 30(3):254-60. PMID: 25629453.
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    42. Fontcha DS, Spooner K, Salemi JL, Naik E, Aliyu MH, Mogos MF, Zoorob R, Salihu HM. Industry-Related Injuries in the United States From 1998 to 2011: Characteristics, Trends, and Associated Health Care Costs. J Occup Environ Med. 2015 Jul; 57(7):814-26. PMID: 26147550.
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    43. Zoorob R, Chakrabarty S, O'Hara H, Kihlberg C. Which CAM modalities are worth considering? J Fam Pract. 2014 Oct; 63(10):585-90. PMID: 25343156.
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    44. Zoorob R, Snell H, Kihlberg C, Senturias Y. Screening and brief intervention for risky alcohol use. Curr Probl Pediatr Adolesc Health Care. 2014 Apr; 44(4):82-7. PMID: 24810410.
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    45. Zoorob RJ, Durkin KM, Gonzalez SJ, Adams S. Training nurses and nursing students about prevention, diagnoses, and treatment of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders. Nurse Educ Pract. 2014 Aug; 14(4):338-44. PMID: 24393607.
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    46. Goldzweig IA, Schlundt DG, Moore WE, Smith PE, Zoorob RJ, Levine RS. An academic, business, and community alliance to promote evidence-based public health policy: the case of primary seat belt legislation. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2013 Aug; 24(3):1364-77. PMID: 23974405.
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    47. Goldzweig IA, Levine RS, Schlundt D, Bradley R, Jones GD, Zoorob RJ, Ekundayo OJ. Improving seat belt use among teen drivers: findings from a service-learning approach. Accid Anal Prev. 2013 Oct; 59:71-5. PMID: 23764879.
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    48. Zoorob R, Buchowski MS, Beech BM, Canedo JR, Chandrasekhar R, Akohoue S, Hull PC. Healthy families study: design of a childhood obesity prevention trial for Hispanic families. Contemp Clin Trials. 2013 Jul; 35(2):108-21. PMID: 23624172.
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    49. Hull PC, Reece MC, Patton M, Williams J, Beech BM, Canedo JR, Zoorob R. A community-based oral health self-care intervention for Hispanic families. Int J Public Health. 2014 Feb; 59(1):61-6. PMID: 23612890.
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    50. Zoorob R, Parrish ME, O'Hara H, Kalliny M. Sports nutrition needs: before, during, and after exercise. Prim Care. 2013 Jun; 40(2):475-86. PMID: 23668654.
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    51. Zoorob R, Sidani MA. In reply. Am Fam Physician. 2013 Feb 15; 87(4):238. PMID: 23540046.
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    52. Levine RS, Rust G, Aliyu M, Pisu M, Zoorob R, Goldzweig I, Juarez P, Husaini B, Hennekens CH. United States counties with low black male mortality rates. Am J Med. 2013 Jan; 126(1):76-80. PMID: 23260504.
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    53. Zoorob R, Sidani MA, Fremont RD, Kihlberg C. Antibiotic use in acute upper respiratory tract infections. Am Fam Physician. 2012 Nov 01; 86(9):817-22. PMID: 23113461.
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    54. Zoorob RJ, Kihlberg CJ, Taylor SE. Aging and disease prevention. Clin Geriatr Med. 2011 Nov; 27(4):523-39. PMID: 22062439.
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    55. Aliyu MH, Lynch O, Nana PN, Alio AP, Wilson RE, Marty PJ, Zoorob R, Salihu HM. Alcohol consumption during pregnancy and risk of placental abruption and placenta previa. Matern Child Health J. 2011 Jul; 15(5):670-6. PMID: 20437196.
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    56. Zoorob R, Sidani M, Murray J. Croup: an overview. Am Fam Physician. 2011 May 01; 83(9):1067-73. PMID: 21534520.
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    57. VanBeber MJ, Targino-VanBeber MC, Zoorob R. Acute foot rash in a healthy child during travel. Acute dermatitis. Am Fam Physician. 2011 Jan 15; 83(2):201-2. PMID: 21243996.
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    58. Levine RS, Rust GS, Pisu M, Agboto V, Baltrus PA, Briggs NC, Zoorob R, Juarez P, Hull PC, Goldzweig I, Hennekens CH. Increased Black-White disparities in mortality after the introduction of lifesaving innovations: a possible consequence of US federal laws. Am J Public Health. 2010 Nov; 100(11):2176-84. PMID: 20864727.
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    59. Zoorob RJ, Morelli V. Preface: complementary and alternative medicine. Prim Care. 2010 Jun; 37(2):xiii-xiv. PMID: 20493332.
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    60. Zoorob RJ, Sidani M, Williams J, Grief SN. Women's health: selected topics. Prim Care. 2010 Jun; 37(2):367-87. PMID: 20493341.
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    61. Aliyu MH, Lynch O, Belogolovkin V, Zoorob R, Salihu HM. Maternal alcohol use and medically indicated vs. spontaneous preterm birth outcomes: a population-based study. Eur J Public Health. 2010 Oct; 20(5):582-7. PMID: 20375023.
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    62. Zoorob R, Aliyu MH, Hayes C. Fetal alcohol syndrome: knowledge and attitudes of family medicine clerkship and residency directors. Alcohol. 2010 Jun; 44(4):379-85. PMID: 20056372.
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    63. Aliyu MH, Wilson RE, Zoorob R, Brown K, Alio AP, Clayton H, Salihu HM. Prenatal alcohol consumption and fetal growth restriction: potentiation effect by concomitant smoking. Nicotine Tob Res. 2009 Jan; 11(1):36-43. PMID: 19246439.
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    64. Zoorob R, Morelli V. Disease prevention and wellness in the twenty-first century. Prim Care. 2008 Dec; 35(4):663-7. PMID: 18928824.
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    65. Morelli V, Zoorob R. Wellness and prevention. Preface. Prim Care. 2008 Dec; 35(4):xiii-xiv. PMID: 18928819.
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    66. Aliyu MH, Wilson RE, Zoorob R, Chakrabarty S, Alio AP, Kirby RS, Salihu HM. Alcohol consumption during pregnancy and the risk of early stillbirth among singletons. Alcohol. 2008 Aug; 42(5):369-74. PMID: 18562153.
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    67. Chakrabarty S, Zoorob R. Fibromyalgia. Am Fam Physician. 2007 Jul 15; 76(2):247-54. PMID: 17695569.
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    68. Patel IB, Sidani M, Zoorob R. Mitochondrial encephalopathy, lactic acidosis and stroke-like syndrome (MELAS): a case report, presentation, and management. South Med J. 2007 Jan; 100(1):70-2. PMID: 17269531.
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    69. Zoorob R, Larzelere M. Gifts to physicians from the pharmaceutical and medical manufacturing industry: what every physician should know. J La State Med Soc. 2004 Jan-Feb; 156(1):28-32. PMID: 15000210.
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    70. Zoorob RJ, Campbell JS. Acute dyspnea in the office. Am Fam Physician. 2003 Nov 01; 68(9):1803-10. PMID: 14620600.
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    71. Naquin C, Kumar M, Chen H, Zoorob R, Lopez FA. A 71-year-old man with hyperglycemia and mental status changes. J La State Med Soc. 2003 Sep-Oct; 155(5):238-41. PMID: 14748484.
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    72. Zoorob R, Malpani V, Malpani S. Adult inpatient training for a family practice residency: a university-versus community-based setting. Fam Med. 2002 Jul-Aug; 34(7):518-21. PMID: 12144006.
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