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Billimek, John T

TitleAssistant Professor In Residence
InstitutionUniversity of California, Irvine
DepartmentMedicine
Address1001 Health Sciences Road
CA 92697-3950
Phone(949) 824-3065
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    1. Hildebrand JA, Billimek J, Olshansky EF, Sorkin DH, Lee JA, Evangelista LS. Facilitators and barriers to research participation: perspectives of Latinos with type 2 diabetes. Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs. 2018 Jun 01; 1474515118780895. PMID: 29886773.
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    2. Djahangirian O, Young I, Dorgalli C, Bissaillon A, Tran NA, Walia A, Abdelhalim A, Wang P, Selby B, Billimek J, Wehbi E, McAleer I, Khoury A. Safe discharge parameters for patients with isolated antenatal hydronephrosis. J Pediatr Urol. 2018 May 16. PMID: 29859769.
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    3. Flanders SC, Kim J, Wilson S, Braziunas J, Greenfield S, Billimek J, Lechpammer S, Lin DW, Karsh L, Quinn DI, Shevrin D, Shore ND, Symanowski JT, Penson DF. Validating the total illness burden index for prostate cancer (TIBI-CaP) in men with castration-resistant prostate cancer: data from TRUMPET. Future Oncol. 2018 Mar; 14(6):527-536. PMID: 29417827.
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    4. Toohey SL, Andrusaitis J, Boysen-Osborn M, Billimek J, Jen M, Rudkin S. Comparison of primary compliance in electronic versus paper prescriptions prescribed from the emergency department. Am J Emerg Med. 2018 Feb 05. PMID: 29452921.
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    5. Tanimoto T, Parseghian MH, Nakahara T, Kawai H, Narula N, Kim D, Nishimura R, Weisbart RH, Chan G, Richieri RA, Haider N, Chaudhry F, Reynolds GT, Billimek J, Blankenberg FG, Sengupta PP, Petrov AD, Akasaka T, Strauss HW, Narula J. Cardioprotective Effects of HSP72 Administration on Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2017 Sep 19; 70(12):1479-1492. PMID: 28911512.
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    6. Hidas G, Soltani T, Billimek J, Selby B, Kelly MS, McLorie G, Wehbi E, Khoury AE. Home Urodynamic Pressures and Volume Measurement for the Neurogenic Bladder: Initial Validation Study. J Urol. 2017 Dec; 198(6):1424-1429. PMID: 28587917.
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    7. Fan W, Lee DH, Billimek J, Choi S, Wang PH. The changing landscape of diabetes prevalence among first-generation Asian immigrants in California from 2003 to 2013. BMJ Open Diabetes Res Care. 2017; 5(1):e000327. PMID: 28176974.
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    8. Yanuck J, Hicks B, Anderson C, Billimek J, Lotfipour S, Chakravarthy B. The Affordable Care Act: Disparities in emergency department use for mental health diagnoses in young adults. World J Emerg Med. 2017; 8(3):206-213. PMID: 28680518.
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    9. Jimenez K, Vargas C, Garcia K, Guzman H, Angulo M, Billimek J. Evaluating the Validity and Reliability of the Beliefs About Medicines Questionnaire in Low-Income, Spanish-Speaking Patients With Diabetes in the United States. Diabetes Educ. 2017 02; 43(1):114-124. PMID: 27831521.
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    10. Nolen SC, Lee B, Shantharam S, Yu HJ, Su L, Billimek J, Bota DA. The effects of sequential treatments on hippocampal volumes in malignant glioma patients. J Neurooncol. 2016 09; 129(3):433-441. PMID: 27393350.
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    11. Lu KD, Billimek J, Bar-Yoseph R, Radom-Aizik S, Cooper DM, Anton-Culver H. Sex Differences in the Relationship between Fitness and Obesity on Risk for Asthma in Adolescents. J Pediatr. 2016 Sep; 176:36-42. PMID: 27318375; PMCID: PMC5003726 [Available on 09/01/17].
    12. Choi SE, Ngo-Metzger Q, Billimek J, Greenfield S, Kaplan SH, Sorkin DH. Contributors to Patients' Ratings of Quality of Care Among Ethnically Diverse Patients with Type 2 Diabetes. J Immigr Minor Health. 2016 Apr; 18(2):382-9. PMID: 25740551; PMCID: PMC4561027 [Available on 04/01/17].
    13. Rowther AA, Dykzeul B, Billimek J, Abuhassan D, Anderson C, Lotfipour S. Computer-Assisted Diabetes Risk Assessment and Education (CADRAE) for Medically Vulnerable Populations in the Middle East: a Novel and Practical Method for Prevention. J Glob Health Perspect. 2015; 2015. PMID: 26835181.
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    14. Wehbi E, Salle A, Kanaroglou N, Lorenzo A, Bagli D, Koyle M, Billimek J, Vali R, Charron M, Pippi Salle JL. Measurement of Differential Renal Function by Scintigraphy in Hydronephrotic Kidneys: Importance of Conjugate Views for Accurate Evaluation. J Urol. 2016 Feb; 195(2):471-5. PMID: 26454101.
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    15. Sorkin DH, Biegler KA, Billimek J. Differences in Self-Reported Physical Activity and Body Mass Index Among Older Hispanic and Non-Hispanic White Men and Women: Findings from the 2009 California Health Interview Survey. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2015 Oct; 63(10):2158-63. PMID: 26416708.
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    16. Datta R, Brown S, Nguyen VQ, Cao C, Billimek J, Avery T, Lee BY, Huang SS. Quantifying the Exposure to Antibiotic-Resistant Pathogens Among Patients Discharged From a Single Hospital Across All California Healthcare Facilities. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2015 Nov; 36(11):1275-82. PMID: 26387690.
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    17. Soltani T, Hidas G, Kelly MS, Kaplan A, Selby B, Billimek J, Wehbi E, McDougall E, McAleer I, McLorie G, Khoury AE. Endoscopic correction of vesicoureteral reflux simulator curriculum as an effective teaching tool: Pilot study. J Pediatr Urol. 2016 Feb; 12(1):45.e1-6. PMID: 26350643.
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    18. August KJ, Billimek J. A theoretical model of how neighborhood factors contribute to medication nonadherence among disadvantaged chronically ill adults. J Health Psychol. 2016 Dec; 21(12):2923-2933. PMID: 26089191.
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    19. Hidas G, Billimek J, Nam A, Soltani T, Kelly MS, Selby B, Dorgalli C, Wehbi E, McAleer I, McLorie G, Greenfield S, Kaplan SH, Khoury AE. Predicting the Risk of Breakthrough Urinary Tract Infections: Primary Vesicoureteral Reflux. J Urol. 2015 Nov; 194(5):1396-401. PMID: 26066405.
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    20. Billimek J, Guzman H, Angulo MA. Effectiveness and feasibility of a software tool to help patients communicate with doctors about problems they face with their medication regimen (EMPATHy): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials. 2015 Apr 10; 16:145. PMID: 25873349; PMCID: PMC4409752.
    21. Sorkin DH, Billimek J, August KJ, Ngo-Metzger Q, Kaplan SH, Reikes AR, Greenfield S. Mental health symptoms and patient-reported diabetes symptom burden: implications for medication regimen changes. Fam Pract. 2015 Jun; 32(3):317-22. PMID: 25846216; PMCID: PMC4542807.
    22. Datta R, Kazerouni NN, Rosenberg J, Nguyen VQ, Phelan M, Billimek J, Cao C, McLendon P, Cummings K, Huang SS. Substantial variation in hospital rankings after adjusting for hospital-level predictors of publicly-reported hospital-associated Clostridium difficile infection rates. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2015 Apr; 36(4):464-6. PMID: 25782902.
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    23. Huntsman MA, Olivares FJ, Tran CP, Billimek J, Hui EE. Pain reduction and financial incentives to improve glucose monitoring adherence in a community health center. PLoS One. 2014; 9(12):e114875. PMID: 25486531; PMCID: PMC4259480.
    24. Billimek J, Malik S, Sorkin DH, Schmalbach P, Ngo-Metzger Q, Greenfield S, Kaplan SH. Understanding disparities in lipid management among patients with type 2 diabetes: gender differences in medication nonadherence after treatment intensification. Womens Health Issues. 2015 Jan-Feb; 25(1):6-12. PMID: 25442365.
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    25. Nguyen H, Sorkin DH, Billimek J, Kaplan SH, Greenfield S, Ngo-Metzger Q. Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use among non-Hispanic white, Mexican American, and Vietnamese American patients with type 2 diabetes. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2014 Nov; 25(4):1941-55. PMID: 25418251.
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    26. Tehrani DM, Phelan MJ, Cao C, Billimek J, Datta R, Nguyen H, Kwark H, Huang SS. Substantial shifts in ranking of California hospitals by hospital-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection following adjustment for hospital characteristics and case mix. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 Oct; 35(10):1263-70. PMID: 25203180.
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    27. Khare M, Gold JA, Wencel M, Billimek J, Surampalli A, Duarte B, Pontello A, Galassetti P, Cassidy S, Kimonis VE. Effect of genetic subtypes and growth hormone treatment on bone mineral density in Prader-Willi syndrome. J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2014 May; 27(5-6):511-8. PMID: 24515997.
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    28. Billimek J, August KJ. Costs and beliefs: understanding individual- and neighborhood-level correlates of medication nonadherence among Mexican Americans with type 2 diabetes. Health Psychol. 2014 Dec; 33(12):1602-5. PMID: 24295022.
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    29. Kaplan SH, Billimek J, Sorkin DH, Ngo-Metzger Q, Greenfield S. Reducing racial/ethnic disparities in diabetes: the Coached Care (R2D2C2) project. J Gen Intern Med. 2013 Oct; 28(10):1340-9. PMID: 23645452; PMCID: PMC3785664.
    30. Liss MA, Billimek J, Osann K, Cho J, Moskowitz R, Kaplan A, Szabo RJ, Kaplan SH, Greenfield S, Dash A. Consideration of comorbidity in risk stratification prior to prostate biopsy. Cancer. 2013 Jul 01; 119(13):2413-8. PMID: 23619920.
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    31. Malik S, Billimek J, Greenfield S, Sorkin DH, Ngo-Metzger Q, Kaplan SH. Patient complexity and risk factor control among multimorbid patients with type 2 diabetes: results from the R2D2C2 study. Med Care. 2013 Feb; 51(2):180-5. PMID: 23047130; PMCID: PMC3552007.
    32. Billimek J, Sorkin DH. Food insecurity, processes of care, and self-reported medication underuse in patients with type 2 diabetes: results from the California Health Interview Survey. Health Serv Res. 2012 Dec; 47(6):2159-68. PMID: 22998155; PMCID: PMC3523369.
    33. Sorkin DH, Billimek J. Dietary behaviors of a racially and ethnically diverse sample of overweight and obese Californians. Health Educ Behav. 2012 Dec; 39(6):737-44. PMID: 22467636.
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    34. Ngo-Metzger Q, Sorkin DH, Billimek J, Greenfield S, Kaplan SH. The effects of financial pressures on adherence and glucose control among racial/ethnically diverse patients with diabetes. J Gen Intern Med. 2012 Apr; 27(4):432-7. PMID: 22005941; PMCID: PMC3304038.
    35. Billimek J, Sorkin DH. Self-reported neighborhood safety and nonadherence to treatment regimens among patients with type 2 diabetes. J Gen Intern Med. 2012 Mar; 27(3):292-6. PMID: 21935749; PMCID: PMC3286552.
    36. Liss MA, Chang A, Santos R, Nakama-Peeples A, Peterson EM, Osann K, Billimek J, Szabo RJ, Dash A. Prevalence and significance of fluoroquinolone resistant Escherichia coli in patients undergoing transrectal ultrasound guided prostate needle biopsy. J Urol. 2011 Apr; 185(4):1283-8. PMID: 21334021; PMCID: PMC4063558.
    37. Sorkin DH, Ngo-Metzger Q, Billimek J, August KJ, Greenfield S, Kaplan SH. Underdiagnosed and undertreated depression among racially/ethnically diverse patients with type 2 diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2011 Mar; 34(3):598-600. PMID: 21273497; PMCID: PMC3041188.
    38. Kaplan SH, Billimek J, Sorkin DH, Ngo-Metzger Q, Greenfield S. Who can respond to treatment? Identifying patient characteristics related to heterogeneity of treatment effects. Med Care. 2010 Jun; 48(6 Suppl):S9-16. PMID: 20473205.
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    39. Greenfield S, Billimek J, Pellegrini F, Franciosi M, De Berardis G, Nicolucci A, Kaplan SH. Comorbidity affects the relationship between glycemic control and cardiovascular outcomes in diabetes: a cohort study. Ann Intern Med. 2009 Dec 15; 151(12):854-60. PMID: 20008761.
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    40. Weitzman S, Greenfield S, Billimek J, Hava T, Schvartzman P, Yehiel E, Tandeter H, Eilat-Tsanani S, Kaplan SH. Improving combined diabetes outcomes by adding a simple patient intervention to physician feedback: a cluster randomized trial. Isr Med Assoc J. 2009 Dec; 11(12):719-24. PMID: 20166337.
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    41. Sorkin DH, Rook KS, Heckhausen J, Billimek J. Predicting changes in older adults' interpersonal control strivings. Int J Aging Hum Dev. 2009; 69(3):159-80. PMID: 20041564; PMCID: PMC3917602.
    42. Ahmad S, Billimek J. Limiting youth access to tobacco: comparing the long-term health impacts of increasing cigarette excise taxes and raising the legal smoking age to 21 in the United States. Health Policy. 2007 Mar; 80(3):378-91. PMID: 16698112.
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    43. Ahmad S, Billimek J. Estimating the health impacts of tobacco harm reduction policies: a simulation modeling approach. Risk Anal. 2005 Aug; 25(4):801-12. PMID: 16268930.
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