Bhatt P, Parmar N, Parekh T, Pemmasani S, Shaikh N, Boateng AJ, Donda K, Doshi H, Dapaah-Siakwan F. Predicting Lead-time RSV-Related Pediatric Hospitalizations from Historic Google Trend Search. Hosp Pediatr. 2023;13(11):e325-e328. PMID: 37860836

Orji A F, Gimm G, Desai A, Parekh T. (2023). The Association of Cervical Cancer Screening with Disability Type among U.S. Women (25-64 years). Am J Prev Med. 2024;66(1):83-93. PMID: 37582416.

Parekh T, Xue H, Al-Kindi S, Nasir K, Cheskin LJ, Cuellar AE. Food Environment Quality and Cardiovascular Disease Mortality in the United States: a County-Level Analysis from 2017 to 2019. J Gen Intern Med. 2023 Jul 28. DOI: 10.1007/s11606-023-08335-9. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 37507552.

Javed Z, Valero-Elizondo J, Cainzos-Achirica M, Sharma G, Mossialos E, Parekh T, Hagan K, Hyder AA, Kash B, Nasir K. Race, Social Determinants of Health, and Risk of All-Cause and Cardiovascular Mortality in the United States. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. 2023 Apr 5. DOI: 10.1007/s40615-023-01567-9. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 37017921.

Gimm G, Parekh T, Kitsantas P. Assessing the Prevalence and Risk Factors of Marijuana Use in Adults with Disabilities. Addict Behav. 2023 Mar 1;138:107559. 

Makram OM, Nwana N, Nicolas JC, Gullapelli R, Pan A, Bose B, Parekh T, Al-Kindi S, Yahya T, Hagan K, Javed Z, Patel K, Sharma G, Jones SL, Cainzos-Achirica M, Maddock JE, Nasir K. Favorable Neighborhood Walkability is Associated with Lower Burden of Cardiovascular Risk Factors Among Patients Within an Integrated Health System: The Houston Methodist Learning Health System Outpatient Registry. Curr Probl Cardiol. 2023 Feb 10;101642.


Parekh T, Gimm G. Kitsantas P. Sexually Transmitted Disease Among Women of Reproductive Age Group by Disability Types. Am J Prev Med. 2022 Dec 15; S0749-3797 (22) 00530-X. PMID: 36528453

Parekh T, Cuellar AE, Farina-Morse M, Spencer N, Sutter RE. Where It Really Counts: Feasibility and Potential of the Peer Engaged Empowered Recovery Program for Substance-Dependent Jail Inmates. J Addict Nurs. 2022;33(3):137-143. doi:10.1097/JAN.0000000000000478

Parekh T, Javed Z, Khan SU, Xue  H, Nasir K. Disparities in Influenza Vaccination coverage and Associated Factors in Adults with Cardiovascular Diseases, United States, 2011 to 2020. Accepted in Preventing Chronic Diseases.

Parekh T, Xue H, Cheskin LJ, Cuellar AE. Food insecurity and housing instability as determinants of cardiovascular health outcomes: A systematic review. Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis. Published online April 1, 2022. doi:10.1016/j.numecd.2022.03.025


Gimm G, Parekh T, Rossheim M. Prevalence of E-cigarette Use among Adults with Disabilities. Disability and Health. Disabil Health J. 2021; 14(2):101048

Parekh T, Fahim F. Building Risk Prediction Models for Daily Use of Marijuana Using Machine Learning Techniques. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2021 May 28;108789.

Mohammed T, Parekh T, Desai A. Cardiovascular risk management in Cancer Survivors: Are we doing it right? World J Clin Oncol 2021; 12(3): 144-149

Parekh T, Desai R. A Comparative Analysis of E-cigarette Users in The United States Between 2017 and 2018. Cureus. 2021; 12(12): e12079. 

Parekh T, Cuellar A, Spencer N, Sutter R. Where It Really Counts:  Feasibility and Potential Effectiveness of The Peer Engaged Empowered Recovery (PEER) Program for Substance Dependent Jail Inmates. Journal of Addiction Nursing. (Accepted). 

Desai R, Parekh T, Raina J, Itare V, Gandhi Z, Ghadri JR, et al. Takotsubo syndrome in patients with influenza infection or anti-influenza (Flu) vaccination. Aging Health Res. 2021 Sep 1;1(3):100024.

Fong HK, Desai R, Faisaluddin M, Parekh T, Mahmood A, Shah V, et al. Sex disparities in cardiovascular disease outcomes among geriatric patients with prediabetes. Prim Care Diabetes. 2021 Feb 1;15(1):95–100.

GBD 2019 HIV Collaborators. Global, regional, and national sex-specific burden and control of the HIV epidemic, 1990–2019, for 204 countries and territories: the Global Burden of Diseases Study 2019. Lancet HIV. 2021 Oct 1;8(10):e633–51. 

GBD 2019 Stroke Collaborators. Global, regional, and national burden of stroke and its risk factors, 1990–2019: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019. Lancet Neurol. 2021 Oct 1;20(10):795–820.


Parekh T, Pemmasani S, Desai R. Marijuana Use Among Young Adults (18–44 Years of Age) and Risk of Stroke. Stroke. 2020;51(1):308–310.

Parekh T, Pemmasani S, Desai R. Risk of Stroke With E-Cigarette and Combustible Cigarette Use in Young Adults. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2020;58(3):446–452.

Desai A, Sachdeva S, Parekh T, Desai R. COVID-19 and Cancer: Lessons From a Pooled Meta-Analysis. JCO Global Oncology. 2020;(6):557–559.

Parekh T, Desai R. Response by Parekh and Desai to Letter Regarding Article, “Marijuana Use Among Young Adults (18-44 Years of Age) and Risk of Stroke: A Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Analysis.” Stroke. 2020;51(5):e92.

Desai R, Patel U, Parekh T, Hanna B, Sitammagari K, Fong HK, Lodhi MU, Varma Y, Damarlapally N, Doshi R, Savani S, Kumar G, Sachdeva R. Nationwide Trends in Prevalent Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Diseases in Young Adults: Differences by Sex and Race and In-Hospital Outcomes. Southern Medical Journal. 2020;113(6):311–319.

Desai R, Singh S, Parekh T, Sachdeva S, Kumar L, Sachdeva R, Kumar G. COVID-19 and Shock: A Cautionary Tale for Elderly Patients From a Pooled Analysis. Annals of Emergency Medicine. 2020;75(6):789–791.

Parekh T, Desai R. Response: Risk Is Not Causation. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2020;58(6):896–897.

Parekh T, Desai A. Demographic and Socioeconomic Disparities Among Cancer Survivors in Clinical Trials Participation, USA, 2016-2018. J Cancer Educ. 2020 Jun 11;1–3. 

Desai R, Parekh T, Kumar G, Sachdeva R. First episodes versus first recurrent episodes of Takotsubo syndrome: Pathophysiologic findings remain significantly different with comparable clinical outcomes. International Journal of Cardiology. 2020;310:23–24.

Desai R, Singh S, Parekh T, Sachdeva S, Sachdeva R, Kumar G. COVID-19 and diabetes mellitus: A need for prudence in elderly patients from a pooled analysis. Diabetes & Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research & Reviews. 2020;14(4):683–685.

Parekh T, Owens C, Fay K, Phillips J, Kitsantas P. Use of e-Cigarettes and Development of Respiratory Conditions in Women of Childbearing Age. Southern Medical Journal. 2020;113(10):488–494.

Desai R, Parekh T. Cannabis-associated Stroke Presentations:  No Smoke Without a Fire. The Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2020; 59(4):606-067. 


Desai R, Parekh T, Singh S, Patel U, Fong HK, Zalavadia D, Savani S, Doshi R, Sachdeva R, Kumar G. Alarming Increasing Trends in Hospitalizations and Mortality With Heyde’s Syndrome: A Nationwide Inpatient Perspective (2007 to 2014). The American Journal of Cardiology. 2019;123(7):1149–1155.

Desai R, Parekh T, Goyal H, Fong HK, Zalavadia D, Damarlapally N, Doshi R, Savani S, Kumar G, Sachdeva R. Impact of gout on in-hospital outcomes of acute coronary syndrome-related hospitalizations and revascularizations: Insights from the national inpatient sample. World Journal of Cardiology. 2019;11(5):137–148.

Desai R, Parekh T, Patel U, Fong HK, Samani S, Patel C, Savani S, Doshi R, Kumar G, Sachdeva R. Epidemiology of acute coronary syndrome co-existent with allergic/hypersensitivity/anaphylactic reactions (Kounis syndrome) in the United States: A nationwide inpatient analysis. International Journal of Cardiology. 2019;292:35–38.

Desai R, Parekh T, Patel U, Hanna B, Damarlapally N, Patel C, Doshi R, Savani S, Sachdeva R, Kumar G. Regional trends in In-hospital Cardiac Arrest following sepsis-related admissions and subsequent mortality. Resuscitation. 2019;143:35–41.

Desai R, Parekh T, Hanna B, Sachdeva R, Kumar G. Reply to: Regional variation in cardiac arrest for patients with sepsis. Resuscitation. 2019;144:211–212.

Hanna B, Desai R, Parekh T, Guirguis E, Kumar G, Sachdeva R. Psychiatric disorders in the U.S. transgender population. Annals of Epidemiology. 2019;39:1-7.e1.

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