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Trudy Gaillard, RN, PhD, CDE


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1581 Dodd Dr
Columbus, OH 43210

Phone: (614) 685-3363

Email: gaillard.3@osu.edu

 

Current OSU Appointments

Research Assistant Professor, Endo, Diabetes & Metabolism

Adjunct Assistant Professor, College of Nursing

 

Advising Narrative

Paper presented: Cardiovascular Risk Factors of Non-diabetic Postmenopausal African American and White Women at risk for Heart Disease Paper presented: HDL Functionality in Postmenopausal African American and White Women

Academic Advising

2011 - 2012 Jenna Griffin The Ohio State University. Comparison of self-efficacy for weight loss behaviors among African American women with strong and weak spirituality.
 

Books

Gaillard, T.. Utility of the Metabolic Syndrone in Black People of African Disapora.

 

Certifications

1994 - present Registered Nurse: Ohio Board of Nursing
 

Degrees

1990 M.S., Jersey City State College

1994 M.S., Johns Hopkins University

2005 Ph.D., The Ohio State University

 

Editorial Activities

present International Journal of Endocrinology
present World Journal of Pediatrics
2008 - present American Journal of Nursing
2008 - present American Journal of Nursing
2010 - present ISRN Endocrinology
2010 - present
2010 - present Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism
2010 - present American Journal of Nursing
2011 - present ISRN Endocrinology
 

Honors

1983 - 1985 Arthur Imperator Nursing Scholarship.
1985 College of Nursing, Honors.
1992 - 1993 Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing.
1996 Travel Grant Award.
1997 Award of Excellence in Community Health Education.
1999 Community Health Award.
2002 - 2003 Diabetes Translation Advisory Committee. Center for Disease Control.
2008 Excellence in Nursing.
2010 Translational Science Research Award. National Institure of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease.
2011 Years of Service. American Diabetes Association, Inc. Columbus Chapter.
2011 "We Care Award".
 

Journal Articles

Osei K, Gaillard T, Schuster DP.. "Pathogenetic mechanisms of impaired glucose tolerance and type 2 diabetes in African Americans: the significance of insulin secretion, insulin sensitivity and glucose effectiveness.." Diabetes Care. Vol. 20, no. 3. (January 1997.): 396-404.

Gaillard, T, Schuster, D.P. Bossetti, B., Green P., Osei, K.. "The Impact of Socioeconomic Status on Cardiovascular Risk Factors in African Americans at High Risk for Type 2 Diabetes: The Implications for Syndrome X.." Diabetes Care. Vol. 20, no. 5. (January 1997.): 745-752.

Osei, K, Gaillard, T, Schuster, D.. "History of gestational diabetes leads to distinct metabolic alterations in nondiabetic African-American women with a parental history of type 2 diabetes.." Diabetes Care. Vol. 21, no. 8. (January 1998.): 1250-1257.

Gaillard, T, Schuster, Green P., Osei, K.. "Gender differences in cardiovascular risk factors in obese, nondiabetic first degree relatives of African Americans with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus.." Ethnicity and Disease. Vol. 8, no. 3. (January 1998.): 319-330.

Osei, K, Gaillard, T, Schuster, D.. "Significance of parental history of type 2 diabetes on insulin sensitivity and glucose effectiveness in obese nondiabetic offspring of African-American patients." Diabetes Care. Vol. 22, no. 9. (January 1999.): 1594-6..

Osei, K; Gaillard, T, Schuster, D. "Cardiovascular risk factors in African-Americans with varying degrees of glucose intolerance." Diabetes Care. Vol. 22, no. 9. (January 1999.): 1588-1590.

Gaillard, T.. "Diabetes in African Americans.." National Black Nurses Association News,. Vol. 14, no. 4. (January 1999.): 4-6.

Gaillard, T.. "Cardiovascular risks in African American Men with type 2 diabetes.." The Ohio Health Promotion Clearinghouse,. Vol. 2, no. 4. (January 1999.): 8-.

Gaillard, T.. "Are African Americans at greater risk for type 2 diabetes.." The Ohio Department of Health, Diabetes Control Program.. no. Spring. (January 2000.): -.

Amoah, AG, Schuster D, Gaillard T, Osei K.. "Insulin resistance, beta cell function and cardiovascular risk factors in Ghanaians with varying degrees of glucose tolerance.." Ethnicity and Disease. Vol. 12:S3, no. 4. (January 2002.): 10-17.

Schuster D, Gaillard T, Rhinesmith S, Habash D, Osei K.. "The impact of an insulin sensitizer, troglitazone, on glucose metabolism in African Americans at risk for type 2 diabetes mellitus: a placebo-controlled, 24-month randomized study.." Metabolism. Vol. 52, no. 9. (January 2003.): 1211-1217.

Schuster D, Gaillard T, Rhinesmith S, Habash D, Osei K.. "The impact of an insulin sensitizer, troglitazone, on glucose metabolism in African Americans at risk for type 2 diabetes mellitus: a placebo-controlled, 24-month randomized study.." Metabolism. Vol. 52, no. 9. (January 2003.): 1211-1217.

Amoah AG, Schuster D, Gaillard T, Osei K.. "Insulin sensitivity and cardiovascular risk factors in hypertensive and normotensive native Ghanaians.." Diabetologia. Vol. 46, no. 7. (January 2003.): 949-955..

Osei K, Rhinesmith S, Gaillard T,Schuster D.. "Metabolic effects of chronic glipizide gastrointestinal therapeutic system on serum glucose, insulin secretion, insulin sensitivity, and hepatic insulin extraction in glucose-tolerant, first-degree relatives of African American patients with type 2 diabetes: new insights on mechanisms of action.." Metabolism. Vol. 52, no. 5. (January 2003.): 565-572.

Osei K, Rhinesmith S, Gaillard T, Schuster D.. "Is glycosylated hemoglobin A1c a surrogate for metabolic syndrome in nondiabetic, first-degree relatives of African-American patients with type 2 diabetes?." Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. Vol. 88, no. 10. (January 2003.): 4596-4601.

Osei K, Rhinesmith S, Gaillard T, Schuster D.. "Is glycosylated hemoglobin A1c a surrogate for metabolic syndrome in nondiabetic, first-degree relatives of African-American patients with type 2 diabetes?." ournal of Clinical Endocrinology Metabolism. Vol. 88, no. 10. (January 2003.): 4596-4601.

Osei K, Rhinesmith S, Gaillard T, Schuster D.. "Impaired insulin sensitivity, insulin secretion, and glucose effectiveness predict future development of impaired glucose tolerance and type 2 diabetes in pre-diabetic African Americans: implications for primary diabetes prevention.." Diabetes Care. Vol. 27, no. 6. (January 2004.): 1439-1446.

Schuster D, Gaillard T, Rhinesmith S, Habash D, Osei K.. "Impact of metformin on glucose metabolism in nondiabetic, obese African Americans: a placebo-controlled, 24-month randomized study.." Diabetes Care. Vol. 27, no. 11. (January 2004.): 2768-2769.

Osei K, Rhinesmith S, Gaillard T, Schuster D.. "Beneficial metabolic effects of chronic glipizide in obese African Americans with impaired glucose tolerance: implications for primary prevention of type 2 diabetes." Metabolism. Vol. 53, no. 4 414-22.. (January 2004.): 414-422..

Osei K, Gaillard T, Kaplow J, Bullock M, Schuster D.. "Effects of rosglitazone on plasma adiponectin, insulin sensitivity, and insulin secretion in high-risk African Americans with impaired glucose tolerance test and type 2 diabetes.." Metabolism. Vol. 53, no. 12. (January 2004.): 1552-1557.

Osei K, Gaillard T, Cook C, Kaplow J, Bullock M, Schuster D.. "Discrepancies in the regulation of plasma adiponectin and TNF-alpha levels and adipose tissue gene expression in obese African Americans with glucose intolerance: a pilot study using rosiglitazone.." Ethnicity and Disease,. Vol. 15, no. 4. (January 2005.): 641-648.

Osei K, Gaillard T, Schuster D.. "Plasma adiponectin levels in high risk African-Americans with normal glucose tolerance, impaired glucose tolerance, and type 2 diabetes.." Obesity Research. Vol. 13, no. 1. (January 2005.): 179-185..

Meis S, Schuster D, Gaillard T, Osei K.. "Prevalence and determinants of Metabolic Syndrome in African Americans with first-degree relatives of type 2 diabetes.." Ethnicity and Disease. Vol. 16, no. 4. (January 2006.): 830-836.

Osei K, Gaillard T, Schuster D.. "Thiazolidinediones increase hepatic insulin extraction in African Americans with impaired glucose tolerance and type 2 diabetes mellitus: A pilot study of rosiglitazone.." Metabolism. Vol. 56, (January 2007.): 24-29.

Gaillard T, Sherman WM, Kirby T, Devor S, , Osei K.. "Importance of Aerobic Fitness in Cardiovascular Risks in Sedentary Overweight and Obese African American Women." Nursing Research. Vol. 56, no. 6. (January 2007.): 407-415.

Schuster DP, Gaillard T, Osei K.. "The Cardiometabolic Syndrome in People of the African Diaspora: Challenges and Opportunities.." J Cardiometab Syndrome. Vol. 4, no. 2. (January 2007.): 260-266.

Schuster D, Gaillard T, Osei K.. "The Cardiometabolic Syndrome in Persons of the African Diaspora: Challenges and Opportunities.." Journal of Cardiometabolic Syndrome. Vol. 2, no. 4. (January 2007.): 260.-266.

Schuster D, Winick, J, Gaillard, T.. "Resistance training differentially affects weight loss and glucose metabolism of Caucasian and African Americans with type 2 diabetes.." Ethnicity and Disease. Vol. 18, no. 2. (January 2008.): 152-156.

Gaillard T.. "Faith-Based Adult Learning Initiatives for Diabetes Education in the African American Community." Journal of Adult Learning. (October 2008.): -.

Gaillard T.. "Cardiorespiratory fitness and metabolic syndrome: Moderate physical activity has enormous public health implications on metabolic syndrome, CVD and type 2 diabetes.." Endocrine Today,. (October 2008.): -.

Winnick J, Gaillard T, Schuster D.. "Exercise training differentially affects the body composition and glucose metabolism of Caucasian- and African-Americans with type 2 diabetes.." Ethnicity and Disease. Vol. 18, no. 2. (January 2008.): 152-156.

Winick J, Gaillard, T and Schuster D.. "Short-term aerobic exercise training in obese humans with type 2 diabetes mellitus improves whole-body insulin sensitivity through gains in peripheral, not hepatic insulin sensitivity.." Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. Vol. 93, (January 2008.): 771-778.

Gaillard T, Schuster D, Osei K.. "Metabolic Syndrome in Black People of African Diaspora: The Paradox of current classification, definition and criteria.." Ethnicity and Disease. no. 19. (January 2009.): S2-S2.

Gaillard T, Schuster D, Osei K.. "Independent role of blood pressure on cardiovascular disease risk factors in non-diabetic, obese African American women? Implications of the Metabolic Syndrome Thresholds.." Journal of the American Society of Hypertension,. Vol. 3, (January 2009.): 25-34..

Gaillard T, Schuster D, Osei K.. "Differential impact of serum glucose, triglycerides and HDL-C on cardiovascular risk factor burden in non-diabetic African American Women." Metabolism. no. doi:10.1016/j.metabol.2009.09.035. (January 2009.): -.

Gaillard, T.. "Insulin Resistance and cardiovascular disease risk in black people of the African Diasporia.." Current Cardiovascular Risk Report. no. 4. (January 2010.): 186-194..

Rivas A, Landon M, Gaillard T, Schuster D, Osei K.. "Awareness of risk factors for type 2 diabetes in women with current and former gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM): Implications for future primary diabetes prevention.." Awareness of risk factors for type 2 diabetes in women with current and former gestational diabetes mellitus (GD. Vol. 4, no. 2. (April 2010.): -.

Gaillard T, Parthasarathy S, Osei K.. "HDL dysfunctionality are worse in non-diabetic, postmenapausal African American Women than in White women." Daibetes Care. (December 2010.): -.

Gaillard, Trudy. "HDL dysfunctionality (paraoxonase) are worse in non-diabetic, postmenopausal African American than in white women.." Diabetes Care. (August 2011.): -.

Gaillard T., Schuster D, and Osei, K.. "Metabolic and Clinical Characteristics of Metabolically Healthy vs. Metabolically Unhealthy Overweight/Obese African American Women nondiabetic first degree relatives of patients with type 2 diabetes." Journal of the National Medical Association. (January 2011.): -.

Gaillard, T., Schuster,D., Osei, K.. "Comparative Study of Clinical and Metabolic Parameters of Metabolically Unhealthy Overweight/Obese African American Women: Significance of Insulin Sensitive and insulin Resistant Phenotypes.." Journal of the National Medical Association. -.

Gaillard, T., Schuster, D., Osei, K.. "Comparative Study of Clinical and metabolic Parameters of Metabolically Unhealthy Overweight/Obese African American Women: Significance of Insulin Sensitive and Insulin Resistant Phenotypes.." Journal of the National Medical Association. -.

 

Reference Works

January 1996 Schuster DP, Gaillard T, Osei K.."Age_Specific Changes in Insulin Sensitivity and Glucose Effectiveness: A Tolbutamide-Modified Minimal Model Analysis." .
January 1996 Osei K, Schuster DP, Gaillard T.."Characterization of determinants of glucose intolerance and NIDDM in African Americans using minimal model analysis." . : 222A
January 1996 Osei K, Schuster DP, Gaillard T.."Alterations in Insulin Secretion and Glucose Effectiveness in Glucose Tolerant African Americans with former gestational diabetes." .
January 1996 Osei K, Schuster DP, Gaillard T,."Charactization of determinants of glucose intolerance and non-insulin dependent diabetes in African Americans using Minimal Model Analysis" .
January 1996 Gaillard T, Schuster DP, Bossetti B, Green P, Osei K.."Sociodemographic characteristics do not predict NIDDM in high risk African Americans." . : 149A
January 1996 Gaillard T, Schuster DP, Bossetti B, Green P, Osei K.."The relationship Between Socioeconomic Status and Cardivascular Risk Factors in African Americans at High Risk for Type 2 Diabetes." .
January 1997 Schuster DP, Gaillard T, Boudoulas H, Sparks L, Osei K."Early cardiovascular differences in African americans with varying degrees of impaired glucose tolerance." . : 109A
January 1997 Schuster DP, Gaillard T, Boudoulas H, Sparks L, Osei K."The relationship of cardivascular indices and insulin sensivity in African Americans with glusose intolerance." . : 300A
January 1997 Gaillard T, Schuster DP, Osei K."The impact of parental history on quality of life in African Americans at high risk for type 2 diabetes." . : 134A
January 1997 Gaillard T, Schuster DP, Green P, Osei K.."Gender Differences in Cardiovascular Risk Factors in African Americans at High Risk for Type 2 Diabetes: Significance of Total Body Fat and Fat Distribution Patterns." .
January 1998 Osei K, Gaillard T, Schuster DP.."Clustering of adnormal lipid and lipoprotein concentrations is not associated with alterations in serum insulin levels in African Americans at high risk for type 2 diabetes." .
January 1998 Osei K, Gaillard T, Schuster DP, Green P,."Early Metabolic Parameters of type 2 Diabetes in High Risk Ghanaians and African Americans" . : 84A
January 1998 Osei K, Gaillard T, Schuster DP, Amoah A, Owusu S.."West African origin of type 2 diabetes in African Americans" . : 83A
January 1998 Gaillard T, Schuster DP, Osei K.."Microalbuminuria in High Risk African Americans: Importance of Parental History of Type 2 Diabetes" . : A346
January 1998 Gaillard T, Schuster DP, Green P, Osei K.."Does microalbuminuria precede hypertension in high risk African Americans with parental history of type 2 diabetes." . : 282
January 1998 Gaillard T, Schuster DP, Green P, Osei K.."Does family history of type 2 diabetes increase cardivascular risk factors in high risk African Americans?" . : 288
January 1998 Gaillard t, Schuster DP, Green P, Osei K.."Does Parental history of Type 2 Daibetes Determine Cardivascular Risks in High Risk African Americans." . : A346
January 1999 Reinsmith S, Osei K, Gaillard T, Schuster DP.."Comaprison of Minimal Model and homeostasis model assessment parameters in African Americans Diabetes" . : A69
January 1999 Gaillard T, Schuster DP, Reinsmith S, Osei K.."Do African Americans who dropout from diabetes prevention programs manifest higher risk factors for cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes?" . : 37A
January 1999 Osei K, Gaillard T, Reinsmith S, Schuster DP.."Comparative study of insulin sensitivity, insulin action and cardiovascular risks in African Americans using ADA vs. WHO criteria." . : A79
January 2000 Gaillard T, Schuster DP, Osei K.."The effects of Glipizide (GITS) in nondiabetic first-dregee relatives of African Americans with type 2 diabetes" . : A90
January 2000 Schuster DP, Gaillard T, Osei K.."Changes in OGTT associated with low dose Troglitazone therapy in nondiabetic at risk African Americans" . : A94
January 2000 Schuster DP, Gaillard T, Osei K.."Changes in OGTT associated with low dose Metformin therapy in nondiabetic at risk African Americans." . : A94
January 2001 Gaillard T, Schuster DP, Osei K.."Is there a relationship between insulin sensivity and antioxidant intake in first degree relatives of African American patients at high risk for type 2 diabetes." . : 354
January 2001 Gaillard T, Schuster DP, Osei K."The relationship between insulin sensivity and macronutrient in high risk African Americans" . : 353
January 2001 Gaillard T, Schuster DP, Boudoulas H, Osei K."Cardiovascular effects of insulin sensitizers in African Americans at risk for type 2 diabetes." . : A94
January 2001 Schuster DP, Gaillard T, Rogers J, Osei K.."Long-term effects of oral antidiabetic medications on insulin action and beta cell function in African Americans with varying degrees of glucose tolerance" . : A37
January 2001 Osei K, Gaillard T, Schuster DP.."Restoration of altered glucose dysregulation by insulin sensitizers in first degree relatives of African American patients with type 2 diabetes." . : A99
January 2002 Vuvvuri V, Gaillard T, Osei K, Schuster DP.."The differential impact of exercise on lipids in Caucasian and AA with type 2 diabetes mellitus." . : 248A
January 2002 Osei K, Rhinesmith S, Gaillard T, Schuster DP.."Natural history of insulin secretion, insulin sensivity and glucose effectiveness in high risk African Americans with varying degrees of glucose tolerance." . : A476
January 2002 Osei K, Rhinesmith S, Gaillard T, Schuster DP."Efficacy of Glipizide (GITS) in primary prevention of type 2 diabetes in high risk African Americans with varying degrees of glusose tolerance." . : A295
January 2002 Winnick J, Duvvuri V, Gaillard T, Osei K, Schuster DP.."Impact of exercise on body composition and glucose metabolism in African Americans and Caucasians with type 2 diabetes." . : A539
January 2002 Gaillard T, Boyce C, Walzak D, Cataland S, Osei K.."Implementing point-of-care testing within inner city minority community based health clinics." . : A555
January 2002 Amoah A, Osei K, Schuster DP, Gaillard T.."Insulin resistance, beta cell function and cardiovascular risk factors in Ghanaians with varying degrees of glucose tolerance." . : S3
January 2003 Osei K. Schuster DP, Gaillard, T.."Clinical and metabolic characteristics of prediabetic African Americans: Does the "Ticking Clock" concept apply to African Americans?" . : A542
January 2003 Gaillard T, Schuster DP, Osei K.."Significance of AbA1c and metabolic predictors of altered gluscose metabolism in first-degree relatives of African Americans with family history of type 2 diabetes." . : A539
January 2003 Gaillard T, Schuster D, Osei, K.."The effects of Glipizide (GITS) in nondiabetic first-degree relatives of Adfrican Americans with type 2 diabetes." . : A90
January 2003 Schuster DP, Winnick J, Gaillard T, Osei K.."Racial differences in the impact of exercise on body composition in African Americans and Caucasian Americans with type 2 diabetes." . : A506
January 2004 Gaillard T, Schuster D, Kaplow J, Bullock M, Osei K.."Relationship of adipocytokines to glucose homeostasis, insulin resistance, insulin secretion and body composition in health obese nondiabetic African American females" . : 1439, A346.
January 2004 Gaillard T, Kaplow J, Bullock M, Osei K.."The effects of different exercise modalities on adiponectin in high risk African American females." . : 2235, A531
January 2004 Gaillard T, Kaplow J, Bullock M, Osei."Relationship of adiponectin and tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-a) on healthy obese nondiabetic African American females." . : S2
January 2004 Osei K, Gaillard T, Schuster DP, Japlow J, Bullock M."Effects of Rosiglitazone on plasma adiponectin, insulin sensivity and insulin secretation in high risk African Americans with impaired glucose tolerance test and type 2 diabetes." . : A159
January 2004 Osei K, Gaillard T, Schuster D.."Determinants of plasma adiponectin levels in first-degree relatives of African American parents with type 2 diabetes and varying degrees of glucose tolerance, insulin sensitivity and obesity indices." . : 1459, A351
January 2004 Miller K, Gaillard T, Kaplow J, Bullock M, Schuster DP, Osei K.."The effects of Rosiglitaxone on glucose homeostasis, insulin resistance, and tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-a) in African Americans with type 2 diabetes mellitus and impaired glucose tolerance," . : A158
January 2004 Miller K, Coyle J, Gaillard T, Osei K.."Assessment of radial pulse wave analysis, insulin resistance and glucose homeostasis in African Americans at high risk for developing type 2 diabetes mellitus" . : 2063, A492.
January 2005 Schuster D, Gaillard T, Osei K.."Hepatic Steatosis may not be associated with Metabolic Syndrome in African Americans." . : 1423, A345
January 2005 Gaillard T, Sherman W, Devor S, Kirby T, Osei K.."Effects of aerobic fitness on cardiovascular risk factors in obese African American females with varying degrees of VO2max" .
January 2005 Osei K, Gaillard T, Schuster D.."Association of adiponectin with hepatic insulin extraction and insulin sensitivity in African Americans with varying degrees of glucose tolerance." . : 2602,A627
January 2005 Meis S, Schuster D, Gaillard T, Osei K."Prevalence and determinants of Metabolic Syndrome in African Americans with first-degree relatives of type 2 diabetes." . : 2511,A605
January 2006 Osei K, Gaillard T, Cook C,Schuster D.."Rosiglitazone Increases Plasma Adiponectin (ADIPO) Levels but Not Adipose Tissue ADIPO Gene nor Skeletal Muscle ADIPO Receptor R1 and R2 Gene Expression in African Americans with Glucose Intolerance." . : P1346
January 2006 Gaillard T, Sherman W, Devor S, Kirby T, Osei K.."Significance of aerobic fitness and cardivovascular risk in sedentary overweight and obese African American Women." . : P354
January 2006 Gaillard T, Schuster D, Osei K.."Impact of Obesity on Cardiovascular Risk Factors: A Study of Healthy Obese African American Women." . : P1731
January 2006 Gaillard T, Winnick J, Schuster D, Osei K.."The Relationship between Regional Body Composition and Adiponectin in Obese African American Women with Varying Degrees of Glucose Tolerance." . : P1327
January 2007 Gaillard T, Schuster D, Osei K.."Re-assessment of Adult Treatment Panel (ATP) III Guidelines in high risk African American women: The need for reclassification of thresholds for cardiovascular diseases" . : 1849
January 2007 Gaillard T, Sherman W, Devor S, Kirby T, Osei K.."Significance of aerobic fitness and cardiovascular risk in sedentary overweigh and obese African American Women." . : P354
January 2008 Krouston C, Habash D, Gaillard T, Schuster D."Racial difference in energy expenditure and substrate utilization in response to chronic exercise in type 2 diabetes." . : 2753
January 2008 Gaillard T, Schuster D, Osei K.."Independent impact of blood pressure on definition of metabolic syndrome in African American women" .
January 2008 Gaillard T, Schuster D, Osei K.."Importance of aerobic fitness (Vo2max) in Metabolic Syndrome in sedentary overweight and obese African American women" .
January 2008 Gaillard T, Schuster D, Osei K.."Differential impact of serum glucose, triglycerides and HDL-C on prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome and its components in non-diabetic, obese African American women." . : 1818
January 2008 Gaillard T, Schuster D, Osei K.."Independent role of blood pressure on metabolic syndrome and its components in non-diabetic African American women." . : 1817
January 2009 Gaillard T, Amoag AGB, Osei K.."Gender diffeences in glucose tolerance and adiponectin levels in Native Ghanaians with family history of type 2 diabetes," .
January 2009 Gaillard T, Schuster DP, Osei K.."Comparative Study of Clinical and Metabolic Parameters of Metabolically Healthy and Metabolically Unhealthy Overweight/Obese African American Women: Significance of Insulin Sensitive and Insulin Resistant Phenotypes." .
January 2010 Gaillard T, Sampath Parthasarathy, Osei K.."HDL dysfunctionality and concomitant pro-inflammmatory markers in non-diabetic, post menopausal African American and White Women." .
January 2010 Gaillard T, Osei K.."Ethnic differences in lipids/lipoproteins/apoliproteins and proinflammatory markers in non-diabetic African American and White postmenopausal women." .
January 2011 Gaillard T, Go Michael, Sampath Parthasarathy, Osei K.."Relationship between Carotid intima media thickness (CIMT) and proinflammatory markers in non-diabetic postmenopausal African American and White Women." .
June 2011 Gaillard, T., Parthasarathy, S., Go, M., Osei, K.."Relationship between carotid intima media thickness and HDL functionality in postmenopausal Africna American and white women." New York.
January 2012 Gaillard, T., Parthasarathy, S., Go, M., Osei, K.."HDL-dysfunction (Paraoxonase-PON1) plays a greater role in carotid intimal medial thickness (CIMT) in non-diabetic postmenopausal African American Women than in White women" Columbus.

Presentations

"Women and Diabetes: A review of Gestational Diabetes." Presented at Women's Health Conference, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (September 1995)

"Self management of diabetes in developing countires-importance of diet, exercise and home glucose monitoring.." Presented at World Congress on Diabetes in developing Countries, Africa and Tropics, Accra. (May 1995)

"Prevention of Diabetes in African Americans Program." Presented at The American Association of Diabetes Educators, New Orleans, LA, US|USA. (August 1996)

"Characterizaton of African Americans at high risk for type 2 diabetes.." Presented at American Association of Diabetes Educators Seminar, New Orleans, LA, US|USA. (August 1996)

"The Use of Community Health Workers to Enhance Community Based Diabetes Education Programs." Presented at American Association of Diabetes Educators, Denver, CO, US|USA. (August 1997)

"The Nursing Role in Diabetes Prevention Programs." Honolulu, HI, US|USA. (August 1997)

"Developing Cultural Competence in Diabetes Education: How to Develop a Culturally Specific Community-based Diabetes Education Program." Presented at American Associaton of Diabetes Educators, Denver, CO, US|USA. (August 1997)

"Focus Group Research: A tool for planning, developing and implementing diabetes education programs.." Presented at National Black Nurses Association Annual Meeting, Houston, TX, US|USA. (July 2002)

"A Minority Nurse Initiative: Eliminating Health Care Disparities.." Syracuse, NY, US|USA. (February 2002)

"Effects of aerobic and resistive training do not effect body composition in African American females with family history of type 2 diabetes." Presented at National Medical Association, New York, NY, US|USA. (August 2005)

"Significance of aerobic fitness and cardiovascular risk in sedentary overweigh and obese African American Women.." Presented at International Diabetes Federation, Cape Town, ZA|ZAF. (December 2006)

"Non-Pharmacological Management of Diabetes and Obesity.." Presented at National Medical Association, Honolulu, HI, US|USA. (August 2007)

"Diabetes among African American Women.." Presented at Lydia Connection, Columbus, Ohia, US|USA. (May 2008)

"Independent impact of blood pressure on definition of metabolic syndrome in African American women." Presented at European Association for the Study of Diabetes, Rome, IT|ITA. (September 2008)

"Diabetes in African American women a call for action.." Presented at Health and Wellness Issues for Women, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (October 2008)

"Cardiorespiratory fitness among African American Women at high risk for cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes." Presented at National Black Nurses Association, Las Vegas, Nevada, US|USA. (August 2008)

"Overview of Barriers- Focus on Identification and Assessment of Barriers to Exercise.." Presented at American Diabetes Association, San Diego, CA, US|USA. (June 2008)

"Metabolic Syndrome in African American women: Significance of aerobic fitness.." Presented at ISHIB, New Orleans, LA, US|USA. (July 2008)

"Role of Lifestyle Interventions in Primary Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Cardiovascular Disease in People of the African Diaspora.." Presented at Health care of People of the African Diaspora, Toronto, CA. (November 2008)

"Access or Inadequacy: Meeting the health needs of African Canadians." Presented at Access or Inadequacy: Meeting the health needs of African Canadians- University of Toronto, Toronto, CA|CAN. (November 2008)

"Neww Age is it beneficial or Harmful?." Presented at International Society on Hypertension in Blacks, . (July 2009)

"Diabetes and Kidney Disease: Deadly Duet." Presented at The American Licensed Practical Nursing Association, Springfield, OH. (October 2009)

"Efficacy of Aspirin on HDL_C functionality (paraoxonase enzyme activity) and subclinical atherosclerosis in African American and White American Women.." Presented at Research Conference, Division of Endocrinology, Columbus, OH. (August 2010)

"Ethnic differences in lipids/lipoproteins/apo lipoproteins and proinflammatory markers in non-diabetic African American and White postmenopausal women." Presented at Research Conference, College of Nursing, Columbus, OH. (April 2010)

"Ethnic differences in HDL functionality in postmenopausal African American and White Women.." Presented at Research Confernce, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Columbus, OH. (April 2010)

"Update on Center for Women's Health Grants: Efficacy of Aspirin on HDL-C functinality (paraoxonase enzyme activity) and subclinical atherosclerosis in African American andd White Women." Presented at Women's Health Pilot Grants, Columbus, OH. (May 2011)

 

Professional Activities

2010 - present Take a loved one to the doctor day. Tom Joyner Morning Show. Columbus, OH.
2010 - present Scholarhip Luncheon. Colubmus Black Nurses Association. Columbus, OH.
2011 - present Art of Giving Gala. American Diabetes Association. Columbus, OH.
2011 - present StepOut: Walk for diabetes. American Diabetes Association. Columbus, OH.
2011 - present Diabetes Adocate. American Diabetes Association. Washington, DC.
2010 Closing the Gap. Closing the Gap Health Program. Columbus, OH.