Kala Mehta, DSc, MPH

Associate Adjunct Professor
Epidemiology & Biostatistics
+1 415 205-8780
Publications: 

Systematic review of dementia prevalence and incidence in US race/ethnic populations.

Alzheimer's & dementia : the journal of the Alzheimer's Association

Mehta KM, Yeo GW

Association of Hearing Impairment and Anxiety in Older Adults.

Journal of aging and health

Contrera KJ, Betz J, Deal J, Choi JS, Ayonayon HN, Harris T, Helzner E, Martin KR, Mehta K, Pratt S, Rubin SM, Satterfield S, Yaffe K, Simonsick EM, Lin FR

Association of Hearing Impairment and Emotional Vitality in Older Adults.

The journals of gerontology. Series B, Psychological sciences and social sciences

Contrera KJ, Betz J, Deal JA, Choi JS, Ayonayon HN, Harris T, Helzner E, Martin KR, Mehta K, Pratt S, Rubin SM, Satterfield S, Yaffe K, Garcia M, Simonsick EM, Lin FR

Systematic Motorcycle Management and Health Care Delivery: A Field Trial.

American journal of public health

Mehta KM, Rerolle F, Rammohan SV, Albohm DC, Muwowo G, Moseson H, Sept L, Lee HL, Bendavid E

Demographic and neuropsychiatric factors associated with off-label medication use in frontotemporal dementia and Alzheimer's disease.

Alzheimer disease and associated disorders

Tartaglia MC, Hu B, Mehta K, Neuhaus J, Yaffe K, Miller BL, Boxer A

FMRI activation during executive function predicts response to cognitive behavioral therapy in older, depressed adults.

The American journal of geriatric psychiatry : official journal of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry

Thompson DG, Kesler SR, Sudheimer K, Mehta KM, Thompson LW, Marquett RM, Holland JM, Reiser R, Rasgon N, Schatzberg A, O'Hara RM

Depressive symptoms after hospitalization in older adults: function and mortality outcomes.

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Pierluissi E, Mehta KM, Kirby KA, Boscardin WJ, Fortinsky RH, Palmer RM, Landefeld CS

Prediction of recovery, dependence or death in elders who become disabled during hospitalization.

Journal of general internal medicine

Barnes DE, Mehta KM, Boscardin WJ, Fortinsky RH, Palmer RM, Kirby KA, Landefeld CS

The relationship between functional status and judgment/problem solving among individuals with dementia.

International journal of geriatric psychiatry

Mayo AM, Wallhagen M, Cooper BA, Mehta K, Ross L, Miller B

Medical center characteristics associated with PSA screening in elderly veterans with limited life expectancy.

Journal of general internal medicine

So C, Kirby KA, Mehta K, Hoffman RM, Powell AA, Freedland SJ, Sirovich B, Yano EM, Walter LC

A clinical index to stratify hospitalized older adults according to risk for new-onset disability.

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Mehta KM, Pierluissi E, Boscardin WJ, Kirby KA, Walter LC, Chren MM, Palmer RM, Counsell SR, Landefeld CS

A comparison of item response theory-based methods for examining differential item functioning in object naming test by language of assessment among older Latinos.

Psychological test and assessment modeling

Yang FM, Heslin KC, Mehta KM, Yang CW, Ocepek-Welikson K, Kleinman M, Morales LS, Hays RD, Stewart AL, Mungas D, Jones RN, Teresi JA

Impact of cognitive impairment on screening mammography use in older US women.

American journal of public health

Mehta KM, Fung KZ, Kistler CE, Chang A, Walter LC

Secondhand smoke, vascular disease, and dementia incidence: findings from the cardiovascular health cognition study.

American journal of epidemiology

Barnes DE, Haight TJ, Mehta KM, Carlson MC, Kuller LH, Tager IB

"Below average" self-assessed school performance and Alzheimer's disease in the Aging, Demographics, and Memory Study.

Alzheimer's & dementia : the journal of the Alzheimer's Association

Mehta KM, Stewart AL, Langa KM, Yaffe K, Moody-Ayers S, Williams BA, Covinsky KE

Risk perception and preference for prevention of Alzheimer's disease.

Value in health : the journal of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research

Chung S, Mehta K, Shumway M, Alvidrez J, Perez-Stable EJ

Composite scores for executive function items: demographic heterogeneity and relationships with quantitative magnetic resonance imaging.

Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society : JINS

Crane PK, Narasimhalu K, Gibbons LE, Pedraza O, Mehta KM, Tang Y, Manly JJ, Reed BR, Mungas DM

A comprehensive analysis of gait impairment after experimental stroke and the therapeutic effect of environmental enrichment in rats.

Journal of cerebral blood flow and metabolism : official journal of the International Society of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism

Wang Y, Bontempi B, Hong SM, Mehta K, Weinstein PR, Abrams GM, Liu J

Race/ethnic differences in AD survival in US Alzheimer's Disease Centers.

Neurology

Mehta KM, Yaffe K, Pérez-Stable EJ, Stewart A, Barnes D, Kurland BF, Miller BL

Age affects outcomes in chronic kidney disease.

Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN

O'Hare AM, Choi AI, Bertenthal D, Bacchetti P, Garg AX, Kaufman JS, Walter LC, Mehta KM, Steinman MA, Allon M, McClellan WM, Landefeld CS

Geography matters: relationships among urban residential segregation, dialysis facilities, and patient outcomes.

Annals of internal medicine

Rodriguez RA, Sen S, Mehta K, Moody-Ayers S, Bacchetti P, O'Hare AM

Scared to death: results from the Health, Aging, and Body Composition study.

The American journal of geriatric psychiatry : official journal of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry

Brenes GA, Kritchevsky SB, Mehta KM, Yaffe K, Simonsick EM, Ayonayon HN, Rosano C, Rubin SM, Satterfield S, Penninx BW

Anxiety symptoms and decline in physical function over 5 years in the health, aging and body composition study.

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Mehta KM, Yaffe K, Brenes GA, Newman AB, Shorr RI, Simonsick EM, Ayonayon HN, Rubin SM, Covinsky KE

Limited literacy and mortality in the elderly: the health, aging, and body composition study.

Journal of general internal medicine

Sudore RL, Yaffe K, Satterfield S, Harris TB, Mehta KM, Simonsick EM, Newman AB, Rosano C, Rooks R, Rubin SM, Ayonayon HN, Schillinger D

Limited literacy in older people and disparities in health and healthcare access.

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Sudore RL, Mehta KM, Simonsick EM, Harris TB, Newman AB, Satterfield S, Rosano C, Rooks RN, Rubin SM, Ayonayon HN, Yaffe K

Mortality risk stratification in chronic kidney disease: one size for all ages?

Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN

O'Hare AM, Bertenthal D, Covinsky KE, Landefeld CS, Sen S, Mehta K, Steinman MA, Borzecki A, Walter LC

Black-white disparities in functional decline in older persons: the role of cognitive function.

The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences

Moody-Ayers SY, Mehta KM, Lindquist K, Sands L, Covinsky KE

Black and white differences in cognitive function test scores: what explains the difference?

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Mehta KM, Simonsick EM, Rooks R, Newman AB, Pope SK, Rubin SM, Yaffe K

Urinary incontinence and its association with death, nursing home admission, and functional decline.

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Holroyd-Leduc JM, Mehta KM, Covinsky KE

Major depression and cognitive decline after 11.5 years: findings from the ECA study.

The Journal of nervous and mental disease

Rosenblatt A, Mehta KM, Romanoski A, Eaton W, Lyketsos C

Additive effects of cognitive function and depressive symptoms on mortality in elderly community-living adults.

The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences

Mehta KM, Yaffe K, Langa KM, Sands L, Whooley MA, Covinsky KE

Prevalence and correlates of anxiety symptoms in well-functioning older adults: findings from the health aging and body composition study.

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Mehta KM, Simonsick EM, Penninx BW, Schulz R, Rubin SM, Satterfield S, Yaffe K

Reduced incidence of AD with NSAID but not H2 receptor antagonists: the Cache County Study.

Neurology

Zandi PP, Anthony JC, Hayden KM, Mehta K, Mayer L, Breitner JC

Cognitive impairment, depressive symptoms, and functional decline in older people.

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Mehta KM, Yaffe K, Covinsky KE

Alcohol consumption and risk of dementia: the Rotterdam Study.

Lancet (London, England)

Ruitenberg A, van Swieten JC, Witteman JC, Mehta KM, van Duijn CM, Hofman A, Breteler MM