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Gloria Westney

TitleAssociate Professor of Clinical Medicine
InstitutionMorehouse School of Medicine
DepartmentMedicine
AddressDept of Medicine, Pulm/ Crit Care Section
Morehouse School of Medicine
720 Westview Dr. SW
Atlanta GA 30010
Phone404-616-9538
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    I am a Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine physician and am involved in clinical research that deals with lung disease disparities particularly in minority and under insured populations. My clinical research emphasis is in sarcoidosis and interstitial lung diseases focusing on those factors that impact disparities in disease severity and outcome.

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    1. Crouser ED, Maier LA, Wilson KC, Bonham CA, Morgenthau AS, Patterson KC, Abston E, Bernstein RC, Blankstein R, Chen ES, Culver DA, Drake W, Drent M, Gerke AK, Ghobrial M, Govender P, Hamzeh N, James WE, Judson MA, Kellermeyer L, Knight S, Koth LL, Poletti V, Raman SV, Tukey MH, Westney GE, Baughman RP. Diagnosis and Detection of Sarcoidosis. An Official American Thoracic Society Clinical Practice Guideline. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2020 04 15; 201(8):e26-e51. PMID: 32293205.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    2. Lowe KE, Regan EA, Anzueto A, Austin E, Austin JHM, Beaty TH, Benos PV, Benway CJ, Bhatt SP, Bleecker ER, Bodduluri S, Bon J, Boriek AM, Boueiz AR, Bowler RP, Budoff M, Casaburi R, Castaldi PJ, Charbonnier JP, Cho MH, Comellas A, Conrad D, Costa Davis C, Criner GJ, Curran-Everett D, Curtis JL, DeMeo DL, Diaz AA, Dransfield MT, Dy JG, Fawzy A, Fleming M, Flenaugh EL, Foreman MG, Fortis S, Gebrekristos H, Grant S, Grenier PA, Gu T, Gupta A, Han MK, Hanania NA, Hansel NN, Hayden LP, Hersh CP, Hobbs BD, Hoffman EA, Hogg JC, Hokanson JE, Hoth KF, Hsiao A, Humphries S, Jacobs K, Jacobson FL, Kazerooni EA, Kim V, Kim WJ, Kinney GL, Koegler H, Lutz SM, Lynch DA, MacIntye NR, Make BJ, Marchetti N, Martinez FJ, Maselli DJ, Mathews AM, McCormack MC, McDonald MN, McEvoy CE, Moll M, Molye SS, Murray S, Nath H, Newell JD, Occhipinti M, Paoletti M, Parekh T, Pistolesi M, Pratte KA, Putcha N, Ragland M, Reinhardt JM, Rennard SI, Rosiello RA, Ross JC, Rossiter HB, Ruczinski I, San Jose Estepar R, Sciurba FC, Sieren JC, Singh H, Soler X, Steiner RM, Strand MJ, Stringer WW, Tal-Singer R, Thomashow B, Vegas Sánchez-Ferrero G, Walsh JW, Wan ES, Washko GR, Michael Wells J, Wendt CH, Westney G, Wilson A, Wise RA, Yen A, Young K, Yun J, Silverman EK, Crapo JD. COPDGene® 2019: Redefining the Diagnosis of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Chronic Obstr Pulm Dis. 2019 Nov; 6(5):384-399. PMID: 31710793.
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    3. Maselli DJ, Bhatt SP, Anzueto A, Bowler RP, DeMeo DL, Diaz AA, Dransfield MT, Fawzy A, Foreman MG, Hanania NA, Hersh CP, Kim V, Kinney GL, Putcha N, Wan ES, Wells JM, Westney GE, Young KA, Silverman EK, Han MK, Make BJ. Clinical Epidemiology of COPD: Insights From 10 Years of the COPDGene Study. Chest. 2019 08; 156(2):228-238. PMID: 31154041.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    4. Olanipekun T, Ezeagu R, Oni O, Westney G. Improving the Quality of Family Participation in ICU Rounds Through Effective Communication and Telemedicine. Crit Care Med. 2019 02; 47(2):e159. PMID: 30653077.
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    5. Valliani S, Agasthi P, Westney G, Foreman M. Transfusion-Transmitted Plasmodium falciparum in a Patient With Sickle Cell Hemoglobinopathy. Ann Intern Med. 2018 09 18; 169(6):417-418. PMID: 29801034.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    6. Walsh SLF, Maher TM, Kolb M, Poletti V, Nusser R, Richeldi L, Vancheri C, Wilsher ML, Antoniou KM, Behr J, Bendstrup E, Brown K, Calandriello L, Corte TJ, Cottin V, Crestani B, Flaherty K, Glaspole I, Grutters J, Inoue Y, Kokosi M, Kondoh Y, Kouranos V, Kreuter M, Johannson K, Judge E, Ley B, Margaritopoulos G, Martinez FJ, Molina-Molina M, Morais A, Nunes H, Raghu G, Ryerson CJ, Selman M, Spagnolo P, Taniguchi H, Tomassetti S, Valeyre D, Wijsenbeek M, Wuyts W, Hansell D, Wells A. Diagnostic accuracy of a clinical diagnosis of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: an international case-cohort study. Eur Respir J. 2017 08; 50(2). PMID: 28860269.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    7. Westney G, Foreman MG, Xu J, Henriques King M, Flenaugh E, Rust G. Impact of Comorbidities Among Medicaid Enrollees With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, United States, 2009. Prev Chronic Dis. 2017 04 13; 14:E31. PMID: 28409741.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    8. Barr RG, Berkowitz EA, Bigazzi F, Bode F, Bon J, Bowler RP, Chiles C, Crapo JD, Criner GJ, Curtis JL, Dass C, Dirksen A, Dransfield MT, Edula G, Erikkson L, Friedlander A, Galperin-Aizenberg M, Gefter WB, Gierada DS, Grenier PA, Goldin J, Han MK, Hanania NA, Hansel NN, Jacobson FL, Kauczor HU, Kinnula VL, Lipson DA, Lynch DA, MacNee W, Make BJ, Mamary AJ, Mann H, Marchetti N, Mascalchi M, McLennan G, Murphy JR, Naidich D, Nath H, Newell JD, Pistolesi M, Regan EA, Reilly JJ, Sandhaus R, Schroeder JD, Sciurba F, Shaker S, Sharafkhaneh A, Silverman EK, Steiner RM, Strange C, Sverzellati N, Tashjian JH, van Beek EJ, Washington L, Washko GR, Westney G, Wood SA, Woodruff PG. A combined pulmonary-radiology workshop for visual evaluation of COPD: study design, chest CT findings and concordance with quantitative evaluation. COPD. 2012 Apr; 9(2):151-9. PMID: 22429093.
      Citations: 55     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    9. Han MK, Curran-Everett D, Dransfield MT, Criner GJ, Zhang L, Murphy JR, Hansel NN, DeMeo DL, Hanania NA, Regan EA, Make BJ, Martinez FJ, Westney GE, Foreman MG. Racial differences in quality of life in patients with COPD. Chest. 2011 Nov; 140(5):1169-1176. PMID: 21636665.
      Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    10. Westney GE, Habib S, Quarshie A. Comorbid illnesses and chest radiographic severity in African-American sarcoidosis patients. Lung. 2007 May-Jun; 185(3):131-7. PMID: 17384899.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    11. Westney GE, Judson MA. Racial and ethnic disparities in sarcoidosis: from genetics to socioeconomics. Clin Chest Med. 2006 Sep; 27(3):453-62, vi. PMID: 16880055.
      Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    12. Foreman MG, Mannino DM, Kamugisha L, Westney GE. Hospitalization for patients with sarcoidosis: 1979-2000. Sarcoidosis Vasc Diffuse Lung Dis. 2006 Jun; 23(2):124-9. PMID: 17937108.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    13. Mabo E, Edeki T, Westney GE, Reed JW, Guo X. Erythrocytosis in a scleroderma patient. Mt Sinai J Med. 2006 May; 73(3):620-1. PMID: 16758101.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    14. Westney GE, Harris EN. Catastrophic antiphospholipid syndrome in the intensive care unit. Crit Care Clin. 2002 Oct; 18(4):805-17. PMID: 12418442.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    15. Westney GE. Radiographic criteria in ARDS. Chest. 2000 Aug; 118(2):566. PMID: 10936165.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    16. Westney GE, Kesten S, De Hoyos A, Chapparro C, Winton T, Maurer JR. Aspergillus infection in single and double lung transplant recipients. Transplantation. 1996 Mar 27; 61(6):915-9. PMID: 8623160.
      Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    17. Kesten S, de Hoyas A, Chaparro C, Westney G, Winton T, Maurer JR. Aprotinin reduces blood loss in lung transplant recipients. Ann Thorac Surg. 1995 Apr; 59(4):877-9. PMID: 7535041.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    18. Chaparro C, Maurer JR, Chamberlain D, De Hoyos A, Winton T, Westney G, Kesten S. Causes of death in lung transplant recipients. J Heart Lung Transplant. 1994 Sep-Oct; 13(5):758-66. PMID: 7803415.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    19. Kräusslich HG, Nicklin MJ, Lee CK, Wimmer E. Polyprotein processing in picornavirus replication. Biochimie. 1988 Jan; 70(1):119-30. PMID: 2840974.
      Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:Cells
    20. Hess HH, Newsome DA, Knapka JJ, Westney GE. Slit-lamp assessment of onset of cataracts in black-eyed, black-hooded retinal dystrophic rats. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 1983 May; 24(5):654-7. PMID: 6841017.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    21. Hess HH, Newsome DA, Knapka JJ, Westney GE. Slitlamp assessment of age of onset and incidence of cataracts in pink-eyed, tan-hooded retinal dystrophic rats. Curr Eye Res. 1982-1983; 2(4):265-9. PMID: 7151470.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
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