Dulcie Kermah, EdD
Title Assistant Professor
Institution Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
Department Internal Medicine
School College of Medicine
Address 1731 E. 120th Street

Education & Training
NIH Awarded Grants
Project TitleProject NumberFY
1. Bruce MA, Martins D, Duru K, Beech BM, Sims M, Harawa N, Vargas R, Kermah D, Nicholas SB, Brown A, Norris KC. Church attendance, allostatic load and mortality in middle aged adults. PLoS One. 2017; 12(5):e0177618.
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2. Kermah D, Shaheen M, Pan D, Friedman TC. Association between secondhand smoke and obesity and glucose abnormalities: data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES 1999-2010). BMJ Open Diabetes Res Care. 2017; 5(1):e000324.
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3. Ogunyemi O, Kermah D. Machine Learning Approaches for Detecting Diabetic Retinopathy from Clinical and Public Health Records. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2015; 2015:983-90.
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4. Lagbas C, Bazargan-Hejazi S, Shaheen M, Kermah D, Pan D. Traumatic brain injury related hospitalization and mortality in California. Biomed Res Int. 2013; 2013:143092.
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5. Chandramohan G, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Kermah D, Go SC, Vaziri ND, Norris KC. Relationship between obesity and pulse pressure in children: results of the National Health and Nutrition Survey (NHANES) 1988-1994. J Am Soc Hypertens. 2012 Jul-Aug; 6(4):277-83.
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6. Duru OK, Harawa NT, Kermah D, Norris KC. Allostatic load burden and racial disparities in mortality. J Natl Med Assoc. 2012 Jan-Feb; 104(1-2):89-95.
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7. Mehrotra R, Kermah DA, Salusky IB, Wolf MS, Thadhani RI, Chiu YW, Martins D, Adler SG, Norris KC. Chronic kidney disease, hypovitaminosis D, and mortality in the United States. Kidney Int. 2009 Nov; 76(9):977-83.
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8. Duru OK, Vargas RB, Kermah D, Nissenson AR, Norris KC. High prevalence of stage 3 chronic kidney disease in older adults despite normal serum creatinine. J Gen Intern Med. 2009 Jan; 24(1):86-92.
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9. Mehrotra R, Kermah D, Budoff M, Salusky IB, Mao SS, Gao YL, Takasu J, Adler S, Norris K. Hypovitaminosis D in chronic kidney disease. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2008 Jul; 3(4):1144-51.
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10. Mehrotra R, Kermah D, Fried L, Adler S, Norris K. Racial differences in mortality among those with CKD. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2008 Jul; 19(7):1403-10.
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11. Mehrotra R, Kermah D, Fried L, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Khawar O, Norris K, Nissenson A. Chronic peritoneal dialysis in the United States: declining utilization despite improving outcomes. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2007 Oct; 18(10):2781-8.
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12. Duru OK, Vargas RB, Kermah D, Pan D, Norris KC. Health insurance status and hypertension monitoring and control in the United States. Am J Hypertens. 2007 Apr; 20(4):348-53.
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Funding Opportunities

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  • Machine Learning

  • Diabetic Retinopathy

  • Allostasis

  • United States

  • Nutrition Surveys

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