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Leigh Ebony Boulware, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

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410-955-9434

Main Location

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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Titles

  • Associate Professor of Medicine

Expertise

General Internal Medicine

Research Interests

Quality and access to care in chronic kidney disease; Organ donation; Racial and ethnic disparities

Languages

  • English
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  • Education +

    Training

    • Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (Baltimore MD) (2000)
    • Duke University School of Medicine (Durham NC) (1995)

    Residencies

    • University of Maryland Medical Center/ Internal Medicine (Baltimore MD) (1999)

    Fellowships

    • The Johns Hopkins Hospital/ Internal Medicine (Baltimore MD) (2002)

    Certifications

    • Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (2008)
  • Research & Publications +

    Selected Publications View all on PubMed

    1. Miskulin DC, Zhou J, Tangri N, Bandeen-Roche K, Cook C, Ephraim PL, Crews DC, Scialla JJ, Sozio SM, Shafi T, Jaar BG, Boulware LE; DEcIDE Network Patient Outcomes in End Stage Renal Disease Study Investigators. Trends in anemia management in US hemodialysis patients 2004-2010. BMC Nephrol. 2013 Dec 1;14(1):264. doi: 10.1186/1471-2369-14-264. PMID: 24289058 [PubMed - in process] 
    2. St Peter WL, Sozio SM, Shafi T, Ephraim PL, Luly J, McDermott A, Bandeen-Roche K, Meyer KB, Crews DC, Scialla JJ, Miskulin DC, Tangri N, Jaar BG, Michels WM, Wu AW, Boulware LE. Patterns in blood pressure medication use in US incident dialysis patients over the first 6 months. BMC Nephrol. 2013 Nov 12;14(1):249. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24219348 
    3. Crews DC, Scialla JJ, Liu J, Guo H, Bandeen-Roche K, Ephraim PL, Jaar BG, Sozio SM, Miskulin DC, Tangri N, Shafi T, Meyer KB, Wu AW, Powe NR, Boulware LE; for the Developing Evidence to Inform Decisions about Effectiveness (DEcIDE) Patient Outcomes in End Stage Renal Disease Study Investigators. Predialysis Health, Dialysis Timing, and Outcomes among Older United States Adults. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2013 Oct 24. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24158988 
    4. Cooper LA, Boulware LE, Miller ER 3rd, Golden SH, Carson KA, Noronha G, Huizinga MM, Roter DL, Yeh HC, Bone LR, Levine DM, Hill-Briggs F, Charleston J, Kim M, Wang NY, Aboumatar H, Halbert JP, Ephraim PL, Brancati FL. Creating a transdisciplinary research center to reduce cardiovascular health disparities in Baltimore, Maryland: lessons learned. Am J Public Health. 2013 Nov;103(11):e26-38. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2013.301297. Epub 2013 Sep 12. PMID: 24028238 
    5. Flynn SJ, Ameling JM, Hill-Briggs F, Wolff JL, Bone LR, Levine DM, Roter DL, Lewis-Boyer L, Fisher AR, Purnell L, Ephraim PL, Barbers J, Fitzpatrick SL, Albert MC, Cooper LA, Fagan PJ, Martin D, Ramamurthi HC, Boulware LE. Facilitators and barriers to hypertension self-management in urban African Americans: perspectives of patients and family members. Patient Prefer Adherence. 2013 Aug 6;7:741-9. doi: 10.2147/PPA.S46517. eCollection 2013. PMID: 23966772 
    6. Purnell TS, Powe NR, Troll MU, Wang NY, Haywood C Jr, LaVeist TA, Boulware LE. Measuring and explaining racial and ethnic differences in willingness to donate live kidneys in the United States. Clin Transplant. 2013 Sep-Oct;27(5):673-83. doi: 10.1111/ctr.12196. Epub 2013 Aug 1. PMID: 23902226 
    7. Wu AW, Kharrazi H, Boulware LE, Snyder CF. Measure once, cut twice--adding patient-reported outcome measures to the electronic health record for comparative effectiveness research. J Clin Epidemiol. 2013 Aug;66(8 Suppl):S12-20. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2013.04.005. PMID: 23849145 
    8. Purnell TS, Auguste P, Crews DC, Lamprea-Montealegre J, Olufade T, Greer R, Ephraim P, Sheu J, Kostecki D, Powe NR, Rabb H, Jaar B, Boulware LE. Comparison of life participation activities among adults treated by hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, and kidney transplantation: a systematic review. Am J Kidney Dis. 2013 Nov;62(5):953-73. doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2013.03.022. Epub 2013 May 29. PMID: 23725972 
    9. DePasquale N, Ephraim PL, Ameling J, Lewis-Boyér L, Crews DC, Greer RC, Rabb H, Powe NR, Jaar BG, Gimenez L, Auguste P, Jenckes M, Boulware LE. Selecting renal replacement therapies: what do African American and non-African American patients and their families think others should know? A mixed methods study. BMC Nephrol. 2013 Jan 14;14:9. doi: 10.1186/1471-2369-14-9. PMID: 23317336 
    10. DePasquale N, Hill-Briggs F, Darrell L, Boyér LL, Ephraim P, Boulware LE. Feasibility and acceptability of the TALK social worker intervention to improve live kidney transplantation. Health Soc Work. 2012 Nov;37(4):234-49. PMID: 23301437
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    Locations

    The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    600 N. Wolfe Street
    Hospital Main Entrance - Sheikh Zayed Tower
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Phone: 443-287-4388
    Appointment Phone: 410-955-9434
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    Department/Division

    • Medicine - General Internal Medicine

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