Julien Dedier, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Medicine
General Internal Medicine Section

MD, Northwestern University
MPH, Harvard University



Expertise and interests include:

1. The influence of ethnic, cultural and environmental factors on risk-related behaviors for cardiovascular disease and cancer among underprivileged urban minority groups.
2. Application of computer-assisted communication technologies to create behavioral interventions tailored to the ethnic, cultural and contextual characteristics of urban minorities of low socioeconomic status.

Active Staff Hospital Privileges
Boston Medical Center
Department of Medicine





A Culturally-Adapted Automated System to improve Blood Pressure Control Through Exercise
09/01/2009 - 03/31/2013 (PI)
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Ethnic identity as a target for tailored cancer prevention interventions
09/01/2007 - 02/28/2013 (PI)
American Cancer Soc



Yr Title Project-Sub Proj Pubs
Publications listed below are automatically derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and other sources, which might result in incorrect or missing publications. Faculty can login to make corrections and additions.

  1. Migneault JP, Dedier JJ, Wright JA, Heeren T, Campbell MK, Morisky DE, Rudd P, Friedman RH. A culturally adapted telecommunication system to improve physical activity, diet quality, and medication adherence among hypertensive African-Americans: a randomized controlled trial. Ann Behav Med. 2012 Feb; 43(1):62-73.View Related Profiles. PMID: 22246660; DOI: 10.1007/s12160-011-9319-4;.
  2. Braverman J, Dedier J. Predictors of medication adherence for African American patients diagnosed with hypertension. Ethn Dis. 2009; 19(4):396-400. PMID: 20073139.
  3. Aagaard EM, Julian K, Dedier J, Soloman I, Tillisch J, Pérez-Stable EJ. Factors affecting medical students' selection of an internal medicine residency program. J Natl Med Assoc. 2005 Sep; 97(9):1264-70. PMID: 16296217; PMCID: PMC2594785.
  4. Dedier J, Stampfer MJ, Hankinson SE, Willett WC, Speizer FE, Curhan GC. Nonnarcotic analgesic use and the risk of hypertension in US women. Hypertension. 2002 Nov; 40(5):604-8; discussion 601-3. PMID: 12411450.
  5. Dedier J, Singer DE, Chang Y, Moore M, Atlas SJ. Processes of care, illness severity, and outcomes in the management of community-acquired pneumonia at academic hospitals. Arch Intern Med. 2001 Sep 24; 161(17):2099-104. PMID: 11570938.
  6. Dedier J, Penson R, Williams W, Lynch T. Race, ethnicity, and the patient-caregiver relationship. Oncologist. 1999; 4(4):325-31. PMID: 10476544.

This graph shows the total number of publications by year, by first, middle/unknown, or last author.

Bar chart showing 6 publications over 6 distinct years, with a maximum of 1 publications in 1999 and 2001 and 2002 and 2005 and 2009 and 2012

YearPublications
19991
20011
20021
20051
20091
20121
In addition to these self-described keywords below, a list of MeSH based concepts is available here.

Behavior change
Health disparities
Health promotion
Intervention studies
Medical education
Medical informatics
Physical activity

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