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Robert A Phillips MD, PhD

TitleAdjunct Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
DepartmentMedicine
AddressUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester MA 01655
Phone508-856-3757
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    InstitutionUMMS - School of Medicine
    DepartmentMedicine
    DivisionCardiovascular Medicine

    InstitutionUMMS - Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
    DepartmentClinical Population Health Research


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    New College University South Florida, Sarasota, FL, United StatesBABiology
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, United StatesMD
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, United StatesPHDMolecular Biology

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    Education

    • 1973 BA New College (Honors College of Florida)
    • 1980 MD Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NY
    • 1980 PhD Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NY

    Postdoctoral Training

    • 1980-83 Intern and Resident in Internal Medicine, Presbyterian Hospital,
      Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, NY
    • 1983-85 Fellow in Cardiology, Mount Sinai Hospital, NY
    • 1985-86 Fellow in Hypertension, Mount Sinai Hospital, NY

    Licensure and Certification

    • Diplomate National Board of Medical Examiners, Certificate #187549
    • Diplomate American Board of Internal Medicine, Certificate #91027
    • Diplomate Subspecialty in Cardiovascular Disease, Certificate #91027
    • State of New York Medical License No. 147075, initial date, 1981
    • Commonwealth of Massachusetts Medical License No. 226824

    Membershipsin Professional Societies

    • 1983 - American College of Physicians, Member
    • 1986 - American College of Cardiology, Fellow
    • 1987 - American Society of Hypertension, Member
    • 1987 - AmericanHeart Association, Member
    • 1993 - American Medical Association, Member
    • 1993 - Council on High Blood Pressure Research, American Heart Association, Fellow
    • 1995 - Council on Circulation, American Heart Association, Fellow
    • 1998 - 2003 The Endocrine Society, Member
    • 2002 - 2004 Founding President, Eastern Chapter, American Society of Hypertension
    • 2005 - Present: Chair, CME Committee, American Society of Hypertension
    • 2008 - Present: Board of Directors, American Society of Hypertension
    • 2008 - 2009 Chair, Central MA American Heart Association Heart Walk
    • 2009 - Present Board of Directos, Founders Affiliate, AmericanHeart Association

    Awards and Honors

    • 1975 CIBA (Novartis) Award for Outstanding Community Service as a 2nd year
      Medical Student
    • 1979 Alpha Omega Alpha
    • 1980 Elster Award to the Mount Sinai School of Medicine graduating student with
      the highest academic standing
    • 1983 United States Letters Patent No. 4,469,786 for "Detection of Chemical Mutagens
      in a Marker Rescue Assay."
    • 1986 The Richard and Hinda Rosental Foundation Solomon Silver Award in Clinical
      Medicine for the ability to apply advances in research to the practice of clinical medicine
      1986 Fellowship, American College of Cardiology (FACC)
    • 1991 Young Investigators Award for Clinical Research, Eastern Hypertension Society
    • 1993 Mount Sinai Journal of Medicine Globus Award for best article on a clinical topic
      written in 1992
    • 1993 Fellowship, Council on High Blood Pressure Research, American Heart Association
    • 1994 Saul Horowitz, Jr. Memorial Award - Given to a graduate of the Mount Sinai School
      of Medicine who, since graduating, has made a significant contribution to medical investigation
    • 1995 Fellowship, Council on Basic Cardiovascular Sciences, American Heart Association
    • 1997 CityUniversity of New York PhD Alumni Association Achievement Award
    • 1997 New York City Public Schools Award for Promoting High School Student Development
    • 1999American Society of Hypertension desgination as "ASH Specialist inClinical Hypertension"
    • 1999 American Society of Hypertension/Hoechst Marion Roussel Clinical Fellowship
      Award (Sponsor)
    • 2000 Solvay Clinical Fellow Award/American Society of Hypertension (Sponsor)
    • 2001 Council on Basic Cardiovascular Science, American Heart Association
    • 2002 Fellow of the American Heart Association (F.A.H.A.)
    • 2004 - Present Best Doctors in America, Cardiovascular Medicine, Castle Connolly
      Medical Survey
    • 2007 Fellow, American College of Physcians (FACP)
    • 2008 "Best Doctors" in America
    • 2008 American Heart Association "Heartsaver Hero" Award
    • 2009 "Best Doctors" in America
    • 2010 American Heart Association "Heart of Gold" Award
    • 2010 Fellow, American Society of Hypertension (FASH)

    Director, Heart and Vascular Center of Excellence

    Research Interests: Hypertensive Heart and Renal Disease

    Clinical Interests: Hypertension and General Cardiology

    Research Grants

    • 1994 - 20055U01 DK48689-12 African-American Study of Kidney Disease and Hypertension (AASK), Cohort Study and Director
    • 2000 - -20051RO1 HL64100-01 Effects of a Computer-based Reminder System on Cardiovascular Risk Factor Management and Outcomes
    • 2000 - 2005 1RO1 DK54502-01A1African-Americans, Hypertension and Lead Exposure
    • 2000 - 2006 1RO1 DK57867 Etiology of Hypertensions and Nephropathy in ASSK Patients NIDDK
    • 2006 - 2009 African-American Study of Kidney Disease and Hypertension, Cohort Study
    • 2007 - 2010 African-American Study of Kidney Disease and Hypertension, Nocturnal BP Study
    • 2009 - 2011 Cardiac Mechanics in African-Americans with Kidney Disease: the AASK Study



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    1. Kash BA, Baek J, Cheon O, Manzano JM, Jones SL, Paranilam J, Phillips RA. How Leading Hospitals Operationalize Evidence-Based Readmission Reduction Strategies: A Mixed-Methods Comparative Study Using Systematic Review and Survey Design. Am J Med Qual. 2019 Feb 04; 1062860618824410. PMID: 30714387.
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    2. Diorio C, Robinson PD, Ammann RA, Castagnola E, Erickson K, Esbenshade A, Fisher BT, Haeusler GM, Kuczynski S, Lehrnbecher T, Phillips R, Cabral S, Dupuis LL, Sung L. Guideline for the Management of Clostridium Difficile Infection in Children and Adolescents With Cancer and Pediatric Hematopoietic Stem-Cell Transplantation Recipients. J Clin Oncol. 2018 Sep 14; JCO1800407. PMID: 30216124.
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    3. Phillips RA, Arnold RM, Peterson LE. Hypertension Guidelines: The Threads That Bind Them. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2018 Sep 11; 72(11):1246-1251. PMID: 30190002.
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    4. Phillips RA, Arnold RM, Xu J, Diamond JA, Peterson LE. Reply: Validation of Predicted Cardiovascular Disease Risk to Guide Intensity of Blood Pressure Treatment. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2018 Aug 14; 72(7):820-821. PMID: 30092963.
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    5. Drawz PE, Brown R, De Nicola L, Fujii N, Gabbai FB, Gassman J, He J, Iimuro S, Lash J, Minutolo R, Phillips RA, Rudser K, Ruilope L, Steigerwalt S, Townsend RR, Xie D, Rahman M. Variations in 24-Hour BP Profiles in Cohorts of Patients with Kidney Disease around the World: The I-DARE Study. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2018 Jul 05. PMID: 29976600.
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    6. Siddiqui M, Phillips RA, Bursztyn M, Sica D, Velasco A, Judd EK, Dudenbostel T, Lloyd SG, Oparil S, Calhoun DA. Case of Refractory Hypertension Controlled After Aortic and Mitral Valve Replacement and Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting. Hypertension. 2018 Jul; 72(1):3-9. PMID: 29735635.
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    7. Phillips RA, Xu J, Peterson LE, Arnold RM, Diamond JA, Schussheim AE. Impact of Cardiovascular Risk on the Relative Benefit and Harm of Intensive Treatment of Hypertension. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2018 Apr 17; 71(15):1601-1610. PMID: 29525494.
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    8. Lehrnbecher T, Robinson P, Fisher B, Alexander S, Ammann RA, Beauchemin M, Carlesse F, Groll AH, Haeusler GM, Santolaya M, Steinbach WJ, Castagnola E, Davis BL, Dupuis LL, Gaur AH, Tissing WJE, Zaoutis T, Phillips R, Sung L. Guideline for the Management of Fever and Neutropenia in Children With Cancer and Hematopoietic Stem-Cell Transplantation Recipients: 2017 Update. J Clin Oncol. 2017 Jun 20; 35(18):2082-2094. PMID: 28459614.
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    9. Phillips RA. Hypertension Treatment and Outcomes in the Era of Population Health, Coordinated Care, and Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA). Circulation. 2017 Apr 25; 135(17):1629-1631. PMID: 28438804.
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    10. Nellore A, Jaffe AE, Fortin JP, Alquicira-Hernández J, Collado-Torres L, Wang S, Phillips RA, Karbhari N, Hansen KD, Langmead B, Leek JT. Human splicing diversity and the extent of unannotated splice junctions across human RNA-seq samples on the Sequence Read Archive. Genome Biol. 2016 12 30; 17(1):266. PMID: 28038678.
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    11. Krakoff LR, Phillips RA. Blood Pressure Variability: Insights From "Big Data". J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016 Sep 27; 68(13):1387-8. PMID: 27659459.
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    12. Sica DA, Phillips RA, White WB, Bisognano JD, Townsend RR. "Translational" medicine: transforming SPRINT findings into clinical practice. J Am Soc Hypertens. 2016 May; 10(5):382-6. PMID: 27155246.
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    13. Robinson PD, Lehrnbecher T, Phillips R, Dupuis LL, Sung L. Strategies for Empiric Management of Pediatric Fever and Neutropenia in Patients With Cancer and Hematopoietic Stem-Cell Transplantation Recipients: A Systematic Review of Randomized Trials. J Clin Oncol. 2016 Jun 10; 34(17):2054-60. PMID: 27022114.
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    14. Gaglioti AH, Petterson S, Bazemore A, Phillips R. Access to Primary Care in US Counties Is Associated with Lower Obesity Rates. J Am Board Fam Med. 2016 Mar-Apr; 29(2):182-90. PMID: 26957374.
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    15. Phillips RA, Cyr J, Keaney JF, Messina LM, Meyer TE, Tam SK, Korenda K, Darrigo M, Kumar P, Challapalli S. Creating and Maintaining a Successful Service Line in an Academic Medical Center at the Dawn of Value-Based Care: Lessons Learned From the Heart and Vascular Service Line at UMass Memorial Health Care. Acad Med. 2015 Oct; 90(10):1340-6. PMID: 26222322.
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    16. Phillips RA. Emerging Concepts in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Hypertension in the SPRINT Era. Methodist Debakey Cardiovasc J. 2015 Oct-Dec; 11(4):204-5. PMID: 27057287.
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    17. Phillips RA. Current and Future Treatment of Hypertension in the SPRINT Era. Methodist Debakey Cardiovasc J. 2015 Oct-Dec; 11(4):206-13. PMID: 27057288.
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    18. Phillips RA. A New Species of Culicoides (Selfia) (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) from Southeastern Utah. J Med Entomol. 2015 Sep; 52(5):842-9. PMID: 26336237.
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    19. Phillips RA, Appel LJ, Weinberg JM. New agents for hyperkalemia. N Engl J Med. 2015 Apr 16; 372(16):1569. PMID: 25875264.
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    20. McMullan CJ, Yano Y, Bakris GL, Kario K, Phillips RA, Forman JP. Racial impact of diurnal variations in blood pressure on cardiovascular events in chronic kidney disease. J Am Soc Hypertens. 2015 Apr; 9(4):299-306. PMID: 25891362.
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    21. Chen C, Petterson S, Phillips R, Bazemore A, Mullan F. Spending patterns in region of residency training and subsequent expenditures for care provided by practicing physicians for Medicare beneficiaries. JAMA. 2014 Dec 10; 312(22):2385-93. PMID: 25490329.
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    22. Phillips RA. Population health: ASH and the American health care revolution: leadership message from the American Society of Hypertension. J Am Soc Hypertens. 2014 Jun; 8(6):365-7. PMID: 24952651.
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    23. Chen C, Phillips R, Mullan F, Bazemore A. In reply to Grover. Acad Med. 2013 Dec; 88(12):1788-9. PMID: 24280790.
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    24. Peterson GE, de Backer T, Contreras G, Wang X, Kendrick C, Greene T, Appel LJ, Randall OS, Lea J, Smogorzewski M, Vagaonescu T, Phillips RA. Relationship of left ventricular hypertrophy and diastolic function with cardiovascular and renal outcomes in African Americans with hypertensive chronic kidney disease. Hypertension. 2013 Sep; 62(3):518-25. PMID: 23836799.
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    25. Joffe SW, Phillips RA. Treating hypertension in patients with left ventricular dysfunction: hitting the fairway and avoiding the rough. Curr Heart Fail Rep. 2013 Jun; 10(2):157-64. PMID: 23563890.
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    26. McMullan CJ, Bakris GL, Phillips RA, Forman JP. Association of BP variability with mortality among African Americans with CKD. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2013 May; 8(5):731-8. PMID: 23493382.
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    27. Rahman M, Greene T, Phillips RA, Agodoa LY, Bakris GL, Charleston J, Contreras G, Gabbai F, Hiremath L, Jamerson K, Kendrick C, Kusek JW, Lash JP, Lea J, Miller ER, Rostand S, Toto R, Wang X, Wright JT, Appel LJ. A trial of 2 strategies to reduce nocturnal blood pressure in blacks with chronic kidney disease. Hypertension. 2013 Jan; 61(1):82-8. PMID: 23172931.
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    28. George S, Phillips R, McDavitt B, Adams W, Mutchler MG. The cellular generation and a new risk environment: implications for texting-based sexual health promotion interventions among minority young men who have sex with men. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2012; 2012:247-56. PMID: 23304294.
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    29. Gorelick PB, Nyenhuis D. Blood pressure and treatment of persons with hypertension as it relates to cognitive outcomes including executive function. J Am Soc Hypertens. 2012 Sep-Oct; 6(5):309-15. PMID: 22995799.
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    30. Gabbai FB, Rahman M, Hu B, Appel LJ, Charleston J, Contreras G, Faulkner ML, Hiremath L, Jamerson KA, Lea JP, Lipkowitz MS, Pogue VA, Rostand SG, Smogorzewski MJ, Wright JT, Greene T, Gassman J, Wang X, Phillips RA. Relationship between ambulatory BP and clinical outcomes in patients with hypertensive CKD. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2012 Nov; 7(11):1770-6. PMID: 22935847.
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    31. Phillips RA, Hood SG, Jacobson BM, West MJ, Wan L, May CN. Pulmonary Artery Catheter (PAC) Accuracy and Efficacy Compared with Flow Probe and Transcutaneous Doppler (USCOM): An Ovine Cardiac Output Validation. Crit Care Res Pract. 2012; 2012:621496. PMID: 22649718.
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    32. Phillips RA. Controversies in blood pressure goal guidelines and masked hypertension. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2012 Apr; 1254:115-22. PMID: 22548577.
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    33. Esquitin R, Razzouk L, Peterson GE, Wright JT, Phillips RA, De Backer TL, Baran DA, Kendrick C, Greene T, Reiffel J, Muntner P, Farkouh ME. Left ventricular hypertrophy by electrocardiography and echocardiography in the African American Study of Kidney Disease Cohort Study. J Am Soc Hypertens. 2012 May-Jun; 6(3):193-200. PMID: 22341790.
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    34. Phillips RA, Smith BE. Challenges in comparison of Doppler CO measurement methods and the importance of understanding ultrasound theory and practice. J Clin Monit Comput. 2011 Apr; 25(2):91-3. PMID: 21360209.
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    35. Appel LJ, Wright JT, Greene T, Agodoa LY, Astor BC, Bakris GL, Cleveland WH, Charleston J, Contreras G, Faulkner ML, Gabbai FB, Gassman JJ, Hebert LA, Jamerson KA, Kopple JD, Kusek JW, Lash JP, Lea JP, Lewis JB, Lipkowitz MS, Massry SG, Miller ER, Norris K, Phillips RA, Pogue VA, Randall OS, Rostand SG, Smogorzewski MJ, Toto RD, Wang X. Intensive blood-pressure control in hypertensive chronic kidney disease. N Engl J Med. 2010 Sep 2; 363(10):918-29. PMID: 20818902.
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    36. Phillips RA, Smith BE, Madigan VM, Boyle M, Steel L, Flynn GM, Murgo M, Nicholson L, O'Brien M, Bihari D. Assessment of the clinical utility of an ultrasonic monitor of cardiac output (the USCOM) and agreement with thermodilution measurement. Crit Care Resusc. 2010 Sep; 12(3):209-13. PMID: 21261581.
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    37. Phillips RA, Stratmeyer ME, Harris GR. Safety and U.S. Regulatory considerations in the nonclinical use of medical ultrasound devices. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2010 Aug; 36(8):1224-8. PMID: 20447750.
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    38. Weinberg JM, Appel LJ, Bakris G, Gassman JJ, Greene T, Kendrick CA, Wang X, Lash J, Lewis JA, Pogue V, Thornley-Brown D, Phillips RA. Risk of hyperkalemia in nondiabetic patients with chronic kidney disease receiving antihypertensive therapy. Arch Intern Med. 2009 Sep 28; 169(17):1587-94. PMID: 19786678.
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    39. Gharavi A, Diamond JA, Phillips RA. Exercise capacity and left ventricular function. JAMA. 2009 Jun 10; 301(22):2326; author reply 2326-7. PMID: 19509377.
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    40. Phillips RA. Is the relationship between beta-blocker-induced heart rate lowering and cardiovascular outcomes the result of confounding by indication? J Am Coll Cardiol. 2009 Jun 2; 53(22):2101; author reply 2106-7. PMID: 19477364.
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    41. Pogue V, Rahman M, Lipkowitz M, Toto R, Miller E, Faulkner M, Rostand S, Hiremath L, Sika M, Kendrick C, Hu B, Greene T, Appel L, Phillips RA. Disparate estimates of hypertension control from ambulatory and clinic blood pressure measurements in hypertensive kidney disease. Hypertension. 2009 Jan; 53(1):20-7. PMID: 19047584.
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    42. Phillips RA. Key role for ASH in "disseminating" translational research. J Am Soc Hypertens. 2008 Sep-Oct; 2(5):393-4. PMID: 20409921.
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    43. Phillips RA. Another boost for cardiac rehabilitation. Arch Intern Med. 2008 May 26; 168(10):1029. PMID: 18504329.
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    44. Phillips RA. Solving the paradox of self blood-pressure measurement. Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med. 2008 Jun; 5(6):306-7. PMID: 18446136.
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    45. Ettinger WH, Hylka SM, Phillips RA, Harrison LH, Cyr JA, Sussman AJ. When things go wrong: the impact of being a statistical outlier in publicly reported coronary artery bypass graft surgery mortality data. Am J Med Qual. 2008 Mar-Apr; 23(2):90-5. PMID: 18245577.
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    46. Phillips RA, Fonseca V, Katholi RE, McGill JB, Messerli FH, Bell DS, Raskin P, Wright JT, Iyengar M, Anderson KM, Lukas MA, Bakris GL. Demographic analyses of the effects of carvedilol vs metoprolol on glycemic control and insulin sensitivity in patients with type 2 diabetes and hypertension in the Glycemic Effects in Diabetes Mellitus: Carvedilol-Metoprolol Comparison in Hypertensives (GEMINI) study. J Cardiometab Syndr. 2008; 3(4):211-7. PMID: 19040589.
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    47. Phillips RA. A review of therapeutic strategies for risk reduction of recurrent stroke. Prog Cardiovasc Dis. 2008 Jan-Feb; 50(4):264-73. PMID: 18156005.
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    48. Wright JT, Bakris GL, Bell DS, Fonseca V, Katholi RE, McGill JB, Messerli FH, Phillips RA, Raskin P, Holdbrook FK, Lukas MA, Iyengar M. Lowering blood pressure with beta-blockers in combination with other renin-angiotensin system blockers in patients with hypertension and type 2 diabetes: results from the GEMINI Trial. J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2007 Nov; 9(11):842-9. PMID: 17978591.
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    49. Peterson GE, de Backer T, Gabriel A, Ilic V, Vagaonescu T, Appel LJ, Contreras G, Kendrick C, Rostand S, Phillips RA. Prevalence and correlates of left ventricular hypertrophy in the African American Study of Kidney Disease Cohort Study. Hypertension. 2007 Dec; 50(6):1033-9. PMID: 17968003.
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    50. Phillips RA, Andrieni JD. Translational patient care: a new model for inpatient care in the 21st century. Arch Intern Med. 2007 Oct 22; 167(19):2025-6. PMID: 17954793.
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    51. Messerli FH, Bell DS, Fonseca V, Katholi RE, McGill JB, Phillips RA, Raskin P, Wright JT, Bangalore S, Holdbrook FK, Lukas MA, Anderson KM, Bakris GL. Body weight changes with beta-blocker use: results from GEMINI. Am J Med. 2007 Jul; 120(7):610-5. PMID: 17602935.
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    52. Davidson MH, Basile J, Garber AJ, Phillips RA. Reducing the risk of stroke through appropriate targets and treatments. Prev Cardiol. 2007; 10(4):215-21. PMID: 17917519.
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    53. Phillips RA. New-onset diabetes mellitus less deadly than elevated blood pressure? Following the evidence in the administration of thiazide diuretics. Arch Intern Med. 2006 Nov 13; 166(20):2174-6. PMID: 17101933.
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    54. Norris K, Bourgoigne J, Gassman J, Hebert L, Middleton J, Phillips RA, Randall O, Rostand S, Sherer S, Toto RD, Wright JT, Wang X, Greene T, Appel LJ, Lewis J. Cardiovascular outcomes in the African American Study of Kidney Disease and Hypertension (AASK) Trial. Am J Kidney Dis. 2006 Nov; 48(5):739-51. PMID: 17059993.
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    55. Gopal AS, Butkevich A, Roychoudhury D, Phillips RA. Evaluation of the electrocardiographic criteria for left ventricular hypertrophy with use of three-dimensional echocardiography. Echocardiography. 2006 Oct; 23(9):756-62. PMID: 16999694.
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    56. Phillips RA, Christensen K. Field-caught Culex erythrothorax larvae found naturally infected with West Nile virus in Grand County, Utah. J Am Mosq Control Assoc. 2006 Sep; 22(3):561-2. PMID: 17067064.
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    57. Williams RA, Gavin JR, Phillips RA, Sumner AE, Duncan AK, Hollar D, Hennekens CH. High-risk African Americans with multiple risk factors for cardiovascular disease: challenges in prevention, diagnosis, and treatment. Ethn Dis. 2006; 16(3):633-9. PMID: 16937598.
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    58. O'Malley PG, Khandekar JD, Phillips RA. Residency training in the modern era: the pipe dream of less time to learn more, care better, and be more professional. Arch Intern Med. 2005 Dec 12-26; 165(22):2561-2. PMID: 16344409.
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    59. Bakris GL, Fonseca V, Katholi RE, McGill JB, Messerli F, Phillips RA, Raskin P, Wright JT, Waterhouse B, Lukas MA, Anderson KM, Bell DS. Differential effects of beta-blockers on albuminuria in patients with type 2 diabetes. Hypertension. 2005 Dec; 46(6):1309-15. PMID: 16286578.
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    60. Baruch L, Phillips RA. Quality: the need for intelligent efforts. Arch Intern Med. 2005 Jul 11; 165(13):1455-6. PMID: 16009859.
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    61. Phillips RA, Weinberg JM. Hypertension 2005: an evidence-based approach to diagnosis and treatment - an American perspective. Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther. 2005 Jul; 3(4):691-704. PMID: 16076279.
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    62. Grissom GR, Phillips RA. Screening for depression: this is the heart of the matter. Arch Intern Med. 2005 Jun 13; 165(11):1214-6. PMID: 15955999.
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    63. Olsen MH, Fossum E, Høieggen A, Wachtell K, Hjerkinn E, Nesbitt SD, Andersen UB, Phillips RA, Gaboury CL, Ibsen H, Kjeldsen SE, Julius S. Long-term treatment with losartan versus atenolol improves insulin sensitivity in hypertension: ICARUS, a LIFE substudy. J Hypertens. 2005 Apr; 23(4):891-8. PMID: 15775796.
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    64. Critchley LA, Peng ZY, Fok BS, Lee A, Phillips RA. Testing the reliability of a new ultrasonic cardiac output monitor, the USCOM, by using aortic flowprobes in anesthetized dogs. Anesth Analg. 2005 Mar; 100(3):748-53, table of contents. PMID: 15728064.
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    65. Diamond JA, Phillips RA. Hypertensive heart disease. Hypertens Res. 2005 Mar; 28(3):191-202. PMID: 16097361.
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    66. Bakris GL, Bell DS, Fonseca V, Katholi R, McGill J, Phillips R, Raskin P, Wright JT, Iyengar M, Holeslaw T, Anderson KM. The rationale and design of the Glycemic Effects in Diabetes Mellitus Carvedilol-Metoprolol Comparison in Hypertensives (GEMINI) trial. J Diabetes Complications. 2005 Mar-Apr; 19(2):74-9. PMID: 15745836.
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    67. Bakris GL, Fonseca V, Katholi RE, McGill JB, Messerli FH, Phillips RA, Raskin P, Wright JT, Oakes R, Lukas MA, Anderson KM, Bell DS. Metabolic effects of carvedilol vs metoprolol in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and hypertension: a randomized controlled trial. JAMA. 2004 Nov 10; 292(18):2227-36. PMID: 15536109.
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    68. Diamond JA, Phillips RA. Antihypertensive drugs and the heart. Curr Cardiol Rep. 2004 Nov; 6(6):409-15. PMID: 15485599.
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    69. Phillips RA, Faulkner M, Gassman J, Jaen L, Kusek JW, Norris K, Ojo A. Recruitment of African Americans with chronic renal insufficiency into a multicenter clinical trial: the african american study of kidney disease and hypertension. J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2004 Aug; 6(8):430-6. PMID: 15308881.
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    70. Phillips RA, Kostis JB. Treatment of octogenarians: should we and how. J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2004 May; 6(5):267-73; quiz 274-5. PMID: 15133410.
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    71. Phillips RA. Secondary stroke: new horizons in prevention. Clin Cardiol. 2004 May; 27(5 Suppl 2):II1-3. PMID: 15188930.
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    72. Klapholz M, Maurer M, Lowe AM, Messineo F, Meisner JS, Mitchell J, Kalman J, Phillips RA, Steingart R, Brown EJ, Berkowitz R, Moskowitz R, Soni A, Mancini D, Bijou R, Sehhat K, Varshneya N, Kukin M, Katz SD, Sleeper LA, Le Jemtel TH. Hospitalization for heart failure in the presence of a normal left ventricular ejection fraction: results of the New York Heart Failure Registry. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2004 Apr 21; 43(8):1432-8. PMID: 15093880.
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    73. Sattari M, Kazory A, Phillips RA. Fracture and cardiac migration of an implanted venous catheter. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2003 Dec; 2(4):532-3. PMID: 17670114.
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    74. Diamond JA, Phillips RA. Regression of left ventricular hypertrophy: are there preferred drugs? Curr Hypertens Rep. 2003 Oct; 5(5):368-71. PMID: 12948428.
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    75. Pitt B, Reichek N, Willenbrock R, Zannad F, Phillips RA, Roniker B, Kleiman J, Krause S, Burns D, Williams GH. Effects of eplerenone, enalapril, and eplerenone/enalapril in patients with essential hypertension and left ventricular hypertrophy: the 4E-left ventricular hypertrophy study. Circulation. 2003 Oct 14; 108(15):1831-8. PMID: 14517164.
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    76. Appel LJ, Middleton J, Miller ER, Lipkowitz M, Norris K, Agodoa LY, Bakris G, Douglas JG, Charleston J, Gassman J, Greene T, Jamerson K, Kusek JW, Lewis JA, Phillips RA, Rostand SG, Wright JT. The rationale and design of the AASK cohort study. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2003 Jul; 14(7 Suppl 2):S166-72. PMID: 12819323.
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    77. DeVoe JE, Fryer GE, Phillips R, Green L. Receipt of preventive care among adults: insurance status and usual source of care. Am J Public Health. 2003 May; 93(5):786-91. PMID: 12721145.
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    78. Till JE, Phillips RA, Jadad AR. Finding Canadian cancer clinical trials on the Internet: an exploratory evaluation of online resources. CMAJ. 2003 Apr 29; 168(9):1127-9. PMID: 12719315.
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    79. Phillips RA, Hunter JL, Eccleston JF, Webb MR. The mechanism of Ras GTPase activation by neurofibromin. Biochemistry. 2003 Apr 8; 42(13):3956-65. PMID: 12667087.
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    80. Phillips RA, Kloner RA, Grimm RH, Weinberger M. The effects of amlodipine compared to losartan in patients with mild to moderately severe hypertension. J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2003 Jan-Feb; 5(1):17-23. PMID: 12556649.
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    81. Wright JT, Bakris G, Greene T, Agodoa LY, Appel LJ, Charleston J, Cheek D, Douglas-Baltimore JG, Gassman J, Glassock R, Hebert L, Jamerson K, Lewis J, Phillips RA, Toto RD, Middleton JP, Rostand SG. Effect of blood pressure lowering and antihypertensive drug class on progression of hypertensive kidney disease: results from the AASK trial. JAMA. 2002 Nov 20; 288(19):2421-31. PMID: 12435255.
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    82. Kusumoto FM, Phillips R, Goldschlager N. Pacing therapy in the elderly. Am J Geriatr Cardiol. 2002 Sep-Oct; 11(5):305-16. PMID: 12214169.
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    83. Okin PM, Wright JT, Nieminen MS, Jern S, Taylor AL, Phillips R, Papademetriou V, Clark LT, Ofili EO, Randall OS, Oikarinen L, Viitasalo M, Toivonen L, Julius S, Dahlöf B, Devereux RB. Ethnic differences in electrocardiographic criteria for left ventricular hypertrophy: the LIFE study. Losartan Intervention For Endpoint. Am J Hypertens. 2002 Aug; 15(8):663-71. PMID: 12160187.
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    84. Krakoff LR, Pickering T, Phillips R. ABPM is valuable for the management of hypertension. Arch Intern Med. 2002 Jul 8; 162(13):1528; author reply 1529-30. PMID: 12090893.
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    85. Phillips RA, Greenblatt J, Krakoff LR. Hypertensive emergencies: diagnosis and management. Prog Cardiovasc Dis. 2002 Jul-Aug; 45(1):33-48. PMID: 12138413.
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    86. Shutes A, Phillips RA, Corrie JE, Webb MR. Role of magnesium in nucleotide exchange on the small G protein rac investigated using novel fluorescent Guanine nucleotide analogues. Biochemistry. 2002 Mar 19; 41(11):3828-35. PMID: 11888302.
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    87. Ramakrishna G, Schechter CB, Phillips RA. Diagnosis and Treatment of Isolated Systolic Hypertension in the Elderly: Results of a Survey Four Years Post-SHEP. Am J Geriatr Cardiol. 1997 Jul; 6(4):21-36. PMID: 11416420.
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    88. Phillips RA, Meurs MR, Waites JH. The Five View Technique for Stress Echocardiography: A Description and Evaluation of Segmental Imaging and Reported Angiographic Data. Echocardiography. 1997 May; 14(3):231-242. PMID: 11174948.
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    89. Jhang JS, Diamond JA, Phillips RA. Interobserver Variability of Left Ventricular Measurements in a Population of Predominantly Obese Hypertensives Using Simultaneously Acquired and Displayed M-Mode and 2-D Cine Echocardiography. Echocardiography. 1997 Jan; 14(1):9-14. PMID: 11174917.
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