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William Barker

TitleProfessor Emeritus
InstitutionSchool of Medicine and Dentistry
DepartmentPublic Health Sciences
AddressPublic Health Sciences
265 Crittenden Blvd.
Rochester NY 14642
 
 Awards And Honors
1971     Alexander D. Langmuir Epidemiology Prize Manuscript  | Epidemic Intelligence Service Alumni, CDC
1986 - 1989National Board of Medical Examiners (Preventive Medicine Test Committee)
1991     Special Recognition Award  | Association of Teachers of Preventive Medicine
1992     Recipient Best Program Presentation Award  | National Immunization Conference
1994     Best Scientific Poster Award  | Annual Meeting American College of Epidemiology
1995     Rochester Academy of Medicine Merit Award
1998 - 2000President  | Association of Teachers of Preventive Medicine
1999     Honorary Fellow  | Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
2003     Duncan Clark Award  | Association Teachers of Preventive Medicine
2004     Nominee - Humanism in Medicine Award  | University of Rochester
 
 Selected Publications
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  1. Lee BW, Conwell Y, Shah MN, Barker WH, Delavan RL, Friedman B. Major depression and emergency medical services utilization in community-dwelling elderly persons with disabilities. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2008 Dec; 23(12):1276-82.
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  2. Friedman B, Lyness JM, Delavan RL. Major depression and disability in older primary care patients with heart failure. J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol. 2008 Jun; 21(2):111-22.
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  3. Shah MN, Bazarian JJ, Lerner EB, Fairbanks RJ, Barker WH, Auinger P, Friedman B. The epidemiology of emergency medical services use by older adults: an analysis of the National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey. Acad Emerg Med. 2007 May; 14(5):441-7.
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  4. Barker WH, Mullooly JP, Getchell W. Changing incidence and survival for heart failure in a well-defined older population, 1970-1974 and 1990-1994. Circulation. 2006 Feb 14; 113(6):799-805.
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  5. Medina-Walpole A, Barker WH, Katz PR. Strengthening the fellowship training experience: findings from a national survey of fellowship trained geriatricians 1990-1998. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2004 Apr; 52(4):607-10.
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  6. Pearson TA, Barker WH, Fisher SG, Trafton SH. Integration of the Case-Based Series in Population-Oriented Prevention into a problem-based medical curriculum. Am J Prev Med. 2003 May; 24(4 Suppl):102-7.
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  7. Medina-Walpole A, Barker WH, Katz PR, Karuza J, Williams TF, Hall WJ. A tribute to mentors in geriatric medicine: results of a national survey of fellowship-trained geriatricians 1990-1998. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2003 May; 51(5):726.
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  8. Medina-Walpole A, Barker WH, Katz PR, Karuza J, Williams TF, Hall WJ. The current state of geriatric medicine: a national survey of fellowship-trained geriatricians, 1990 to 1998. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2002 May; 50(5):949-55.
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  9. Conners GP, Barker WH, Mushlin AI, Goepp JG. Oral versus intravenous: rehydration preferences of pediatric emergency medicine fellowship directors. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2000 Oct; 16(5):335-8.
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  10. Page DA, Barker WH. Vaccines across the life span. Teaching Immunization for Medical Education (TIME) Project. J Fam Pract. 2000 Sep; 49(9 Suppl):S5-6.
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  11. Blumenthal DS, Barker WH, Marantz P. Response to the report of the AAMC population health perspective panel. Am J Prev Med. 2000 Jan; 18(1):102-3.
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  12. Wyatt JD, Barker WH, Bennett NM, Hanlon CA. Human rabies postexposure prophylaxis during a raccoon rabies epizootic in New York, 1993 and 1994. Emerg Infect Dis. 1999 May-Jun; 5(3):415-23.
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  13. Barker WH, Bennett NM, LaForce FM, Waltz EC, Weiner LB. "McFlu". The Monroe County, New York, Medicare vaccine demonstration. Am J Prev Med. 1999 Apr; 16(3 Suppl):118-27.
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  14. Barker WH, Borisute H, Cox C. A study of the impact of influenza on the functional status of frail older people. Arch Intern Med. 1998 Mar 23; 158(6):645-50.
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  15. Kouides RW, Bennett NM, Lewis B, Cappuccio JD, Barker WH, LaForce FM. Performance-based physician reimbursement and influenza immunization rates in the elderly. The Primary-Care Physicians of Monroe County. Am J Prev Med. 1998 Feb; 14(2):89-95.
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  16. Barker WH, Mullooly JP, Linton KL. Trends in hypertension prevalence, treatment, and control: in a well-defined older population. Hypertension. 1998 Jan; 31(1 Pt 2):552-9.
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  17. Long CE, Voter KZ, Barker WH, Hall CB. Long term follow-up of children hospitalized with respiratory syncytial virus lower respiratory tract infection and randomly treated with ribavirin or placebo. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 1997 Nov; 16(11):1023-8.
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  18. Zimmerman RK, Barker WH, Strikas RA, Ahwesh ER, Mieczkowski TA, Janosky JE, Kanter SL. Developing curricula to promote preventive medicine skills. The Teaching Immunization for Medical Education (TIME) Project. TIME Development Committee. JAMA. 1997 Sep 3; 278(9):705-11.
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  19. Long CE, Hall CB, Cunningham CK, Weiner LB, Alger KP, Gouveia M, Colella CB, Schnabel KC, Barker WH. Influenza surveillance in community-dwelling elderly compared with children. Arch Fam Med. 1997 Sep-Oct; 6(5):459-65.
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  20. Barker WH, Mullooly JP. Stroke in a defined elderly population, 1967-1985. A less lethal and disabling but no less common disease. Stroke. 1997 Feb; 28(2):284-90.
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  21. Falsey AR, Cunningham CK, Barker WH, Kouides RW, Yuen JB, Menegus M, Weiner LB, Bonville CA, Betts RF. Respiratory syncytial virus and influenza A infections in the hospitalized elderly. J Infect Dis. 1995 Aug; 172(2):389-94.
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  22. Barker WH, Menegus MA, Hall CB, Betts RF, Freundlich CB, Long CE, O'Brien DH, Weiner LB, Cunningham C, Bonville CA, et al. Communitywide laboratory-based influenza surveillance focused on older persons, 1989-1992. Am J Prev Med. 1995 May-Jun; 11(3):149-55.
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  23. Falsey AR, McCann RM, Hall WJ, Tanner MA, Criddle MM, Formica MA, Irvine CS, Kolassa JE, Barker WH, Treanor JJ. Acute respiratory tract infection in daycare centers for older persons. J Am Geriatr Soc. 1995 Jan; 43(1):30-6.
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  24. Mullooly JP, Bennett MD, Hornbrook MC, Barker WH, Williams WW, Patriarca PA, Rhodes PH. Influenza vaccination programs for elderly persons: cost-effectiveness in a health maintenance organization. Ann Intern Med. 1994 Dec 15; 121(12):947-52.
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  25. Barker WH, Zimmer JG, Hall WJ, Ruff BC, Freundlich CB, Eggert GM. Rates, patterns, causes, and costs of hospitalization of nursing home residents: a population-based study. Am J Public Health. 1994 Oct; 84(10):1615-20.
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  26. Strikas RA, Falter KH, Barker WH, Brugliera PD, Bandemer CJ, Doggett KB, Williams WW. Curriculum content on vaccine-preventable diseases in primary care and preventive medicine residency programs in the United States. Am J Prev Med. 1994; 10 Suppl:11-7.
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  27. Falter KH, Strikas RA, Barker WH, Brugliera PD, Bandemer CJ, Doggett KB, Williams WW. Curriculum content on vaccine-preventable diseases in U.S. medical schools. Am J Prev Med. 1994; 10 Suppl:4-10.
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  28. Barker WH. Overview: the ATPM-CDC Immunization in Medical Education project. Am J Prev Med. 1994; 10 Suppl:1-3.
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  29. Kouides RW, Lewis B, Bennett NM, Bell KM, Barker WH, Black ER, Cappuccio JD, Raubertas RF, LaForce FM. A performance-based incentive program for influenza immunization in the elderly. Am J Prev Med. 1993 Jul-Aug; 9(4):250-5.
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  30. Clark LP, Dion DM, Barker WH. Taking to bed. Rapid functional decline in an independently mobile older population living in an intermediate-care facility. J Am Geriatr Soc. 1990 Sep; 38(9):967-72.
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  31. Mott PD, Barker WH. Treatment decisions for infections occurring in nursing home residents. J Am Geriatr Soc. 1988 Sep; 36(9):820-4.
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  32. Mott PD, Barker WH. Hospital and medical care use by nursing home patients: the effect of patient care plans. J Am Geriatr Soc. 1988 Jan; 36(1):47-53.
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  33. McConnochie KM, Hall CB, Barker WH. Lower respiratory tract illness in the first two years of life: epidemiologic patterns and costs in a suburban pediatric practice. Am J Public Health. 1988 Jan; 78(1):34-9.
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  34. Barker WH, Williamson J. Survey of recently appointed consultants in geriatric medicine. Br Med J (Clin Res Ed). 1986 Oct 4; 293(6551):896-9.
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  35. Barker WH. Excess pneumonia and influenza associated hospitalization during influenza epidemics in the United States, 1970-78. Am J Public Health. 1986 Jul; 76(7):761-5.
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  36. Barker WH. Influenza and nursing homes. Am J Public Health. 1986 May; 76(5):491-2.
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  37. Mullooly JP, Barker WH, Nolan TF. Risk of acute respiratory disease among pregnant women during influenza A epidemics. Public Health Rep. 1986 Mar-Apr; 101(2):205-11.
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  38. Barker WH. Hospital-based geriatric services in Great Britain: implications for the United States. Bull Pan Am Health Organ. 1986; 20(1):1-23.
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  39. Panzer RJ, Feibel JH, Barker WH, Griner PF. Predicting the likelihood of hemorrhage in patients with stroke. Arch Intern Med. 1985 Oct; 145(10):1800-3.
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  40. Barker WH, Williams TF, Zimmer JG, Van Buren C, Vincent SJ, Pickrel SG. Geriatric consultation teams in acute hospitals: impact on back-up of elderly patients. J Am Geriatr Soc. 1985 Jun; 33(6):422-8.
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  41. Barker WH. Development of innovative health services for the frail elderly: a comparison of programs in Edinburgh, Scotland, and Rochester, New York. Home Health Care Serv Q. 1984 Fall-1985 Winter; 5(3-4):67-88.
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  42. Barker WH, Feldt KS, Feibel J. Assessment of hospital admission surveillance of stroke in a metropolitan community. J Chronic Dis. 1984; 37(8):609-15.
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  43. Barker WH, Feldt KS, Feibel JH. Community surveillance of stroke in persons under 70 years old: contribution of uncontrolled hypertension. Am J Public Health. 1983 Mar; 73(3):260-5.
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  44. Brown RK, Barker WH. Pap smear screening and invasive cervical cancer. J Fam Pract. 1982 Nov; 15(5):875-9.
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  45. Mullooly JP, Barker WH. Impact of type A influenza on children: a retrospective study. Am J Public Health. 1982 Sep; 72(9):1008-16.
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  46. Barker WH, Mullooly JP. "A study of excess mortality during influenza epidemics in the United States, 1968-1976". Am J Epidemiol. 1982 Mar; 115(3):479-80.
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  47. Barker WH, Mullooly JP. Pneumonia and influenza deaths during epidemics: implications for prevention. Arch Intern Med. 1982 Jan; 142(1):85-9.
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  48. Nash DB, Freeborn DK, Barker WH. A study of HMO physicians' receptivity to special programs for sociomedical and behavioral problems. J Community Health. 1982; 7(4):239-49.
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  49. Segall A, Barker WH, Cobb S, Jackson G, Noren J, Shindell S, Stokes J, Ericsson S. Development of a competency-based approach to teaching preventive medicine. Prev Med. 1981 Nov; 10(6):726-35.
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  50. Barker WH, Jonas S. The teaching of preventive medicine in American medical schools, 1940--1980. Prev Med. 1981 Nov; 10(6):674-88.
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  51. Barker WH, Mullooly JP. Underestimation of the role of pneumonia and influenza in causing excess mortality. Am J Public Health. 1981 Jun; 71(6):643-5.
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  52. Barker WH, Mullooly JP. Influenza vaccination of elderly persons. Reduction in pneumonia and influenza hospitalizations and deaths. JAMA. 1980 Dec 5; 244(22):2547-9.
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  53. Barker WH, Mullooly JP. Impact of epidemic type A influenza in a defined adult population. Am J Epidemiol. 1980 Dec; 112(6):798-811.
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  54. Hughes JM, Horwitz MA, Merson MH, Barker WH, Gangarosa EJ. Foodborne disease outbreaks of chemical etiology in the United States, 1970-1974. Am J Epidemiol. 1977 Mar; 105(3):233-44.
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  55. Barker WH, Weissmann JB, Dowell VR, Gutmann L, Kautter DA. Type B botulism outbreak caused by a commercial food product. West Virginia and Pennsylvania, 1973. JAMA. 1977 Jan 31; 237(5):456-9.
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  56. Craven PC, Mackel DC, Baine WB, Barker WH, Gangarosa EJ. International outbreak of Salmonella Eastbourne infection traced to contaminated chocolate. Lancet. 1975 Apr 5; 1(7910):788-92.
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  57. Baine WB, Herron CA, Bridson K, Barker WH, Lindell S, Mallison GF, Wells JG, Martin WT, Kosuri MR, Carr F, Voelker E. Waterborne shigellosis at a public school. Am J Epidemiol. 1975 Apr; 101(4):323-32.
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  58. Barker WH. Perspectives on acute enteric disease epidemiology and control. Bull Pan Am Health Organ. 1975; 9(2):148-56.
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  59. Barker WH, Mackowiak PA, Fishbein M, Morris GK, D'Alfonso JA, Hauser GH, Felsenfeld O. Vibrio parahaemolyticus gastroenteritis outbreak in Covington, Louisiana, in August 1972. Am J Epidemiol. 1974 Oct; 100(4):316-23.
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  60. Merson MH, Hughes JM, Dowell VR, Taylor A, Barker WH, Gangarosa EJ. Current trends in botulism in the United States. JAMA. 1974 Sep 2; 229(10):1305-8.
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  61. Merson MH, Goldmann DA, Boyer KM, Peterson NJ, Patton C, Everett LG, Downs H, Steckler A, Barker WH. An outbreak of Shigella sonnei gastroenteritis on Colorado River raft trips. Am J Epidemiol. 1974 Sep; 100(3):186-96.
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  62. Barker WH, Sagerser JC, Hall CV, Anderson HW, Francis BJ. Foodborne disease surveillance: Washington State. Am J Public Health. 1974 Sep; 64(9):854-9.
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  63. Gangarosa EJ, Barker WH. Letter: Cholera. Lancet. 1974 Apr 27; 1(7861):800.
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  64. Barker WH. Vibrio parahaemolyticus outbreaks in the United States. Lancet. 1974 Mar 30; 1(7857):551-4.
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  65. Merson MH, Barker WH, Taylor A. Surveillance of foodborne disease in the United States, 1971-1972. J Infect Dis. 1974 Mar; 129(3):365-8.
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  66. Gangarosa EJ, Barker WH. Cholera. Implications for the United States. JAMA. 1974 Jan 14; 227(2):170-1.
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  67. Barker WH, Gangarosa EJ. Food poisoning due to Vibrio parahaemolyticus. Annu Rev Med. 1974; 25:75-81.
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  68. Barker WH, Gangarosa EJ. Letter: Cholera. Lancet. 1973 Dec 1; 2(7840):1265-6.
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  69. Baine WB, Gangarosa EJ, Bennett JV, Barker WH. Institutional salmonellosis. J Infect Dis. 1973 Sep; 128(3):357-60.
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  70. Gangarosa EJ, Barker WH, Baine WB, Morris GK, Rice PA. Man v. animal feeds as the source of human salmonellosis. Lancet. 1973 Apr 21; 1(7808):878-9.
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  71. Barker WH, Runte V. Tomato juice-associated gastroenteritis, Washington and Oregon, 1969. Am J Epidemiol. 1972 Sep; 96(3):219-26.
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  72. Barker WH, Francis BJ. Rabies in the Northwest. Epidemiology 1930-1969. Northwest Med. 1972 Mar; 71(3):179-83.
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  73. Barker WH, Hooper D, Baross JA. Shellfish-related gastroenteritis. N Engl J Med. 1970 Aug 6; 283(6):319.
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  74. Barker WH, Bang FB. The effect of infection by gram-negative bacteria, and their endotoxins, on the blood-clotting mechanism of the crustacean Sacculina carcini, a parasite of the crab Carcinus maenas. J Invertebr Pathol. 1966 Mar; 8(1):88-97.
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