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Capri Gabrielle Foy, Ph.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

Capri Gabrielle Foy, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor,

Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-3896 | Department: 336-716-3896

Email: cfoy@wakehealth.edu

Education & Training

  • B.A., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 1984
  • M.Ed., University of Virginia, 1989
  • Ph.D., University of North Carolina-Greensboro, 1999
  • Fellowship, Wake Forest University, 2001

Memberships

  • Soc Of Epidemiologic Research
Capri Gabrielle Foy, Ph.D.

Capri Gabrielle Foy, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Social Sciences & Health Policy
Epidemiology & Prevention

Research Interests

Motor Activity; Cognitive Therapy; Hypertension; Obesity; Social Behavior
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Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-3896 | Department: 336-716-3896

Email: cfoy@wakehealth.edu

Recent Publications

Hair and scalp care in African American women who exercise [research letter]. Ahn CS, Suchonwanit P, Foy CG, Smith P, McMichael AJ.. JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(5):579-580.

Antihypertensive medications and sexual function in women: baseline data from the SBP intervention trial (SPRINT). Thomas HN, Evans GW, Berlowitz DR, Chertow GM, Conroy MB, Foy CG, Glasser SP, Lewis CE, Riley WT, Russell L, Williams O, Hess R.. J Hypertens. 2016;34(6):1224-1231.

Can an intensive diet and exercise program prevent knee pain among overweight adults at high risk. White DK, Neogi T, Rejeski WJ, Walkup MP, Lewis CE, Nevitt MC, Foy CG, Felson DT, Espeland MA.. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2015;67(7):965-971.

The design and rationale of a multicenter clinical trial comparing two strategies for control of systolic blood pressure: the Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial (SPRINT). Ambrosius WT, Sink KM, Foy CG, Berlowitz DR, Cheung AK, Cushman WC, Fine LJ, Goff DC Jr, Johnson KC, Killeen AA, Lewis CE, Oparil S, Reboussin DM, Rocco MV, Williamson JD, Wright JT Jr, Whelton PK.. Clin Trials. 2014;11(5):532-546.

Work hours, job strain, and occupation with endothelial function: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) [abstract]. Charles L, Fekedulegn D, Landsbergis P, Burchfiel C, Baron S, Kaufman J, Hinckley Stukovsky K, Fujishiro K, Foy C, Andrew M, Diez Roux A.. Occup Environ Med. 2014;71(Suppl 1):A73.

The relation between antihypertensive medication and sexual function in women: baseline data from the Sprint Study [abstract]. Thomas HN, Evans GW, Berlowitz D, Bonds DE, Chertow GM, Conroy MB, Foy C, Glasser S, Lewis CE, Cora E, Riley WT, Russell L, Williams O, Hess R.. J Gen Intern Med. 2014;29(Suppl 1):S231.

Can knee pain be prevented through diet and exercise among those at high risk? The Look Ahead Study [abstract]. White D, Neogi T, Rejeski WJ, Walkup M, Lewis CE, Nevitt M, Foy C, Felson DT.. Arthritis Rheum. 2014;66(Suppl 10):S1314-1315.

Associations of work hours, job strain, and occupation with endothelial function: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA). Charles LE, Fekedulegn D, Landsbergis P, Burchfiel CM, Baron S, Kaufman JD, Stukovsky KH, Fujishiro K, Foy CG, Andrew ME, Diez Roux AV.. J Occup Environ Med. 2014;56(11):1153-1160.

Translating the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet for use in underresourced, urban African American communities, 2010. Whitt-Glover MC, Hunter JC, Foy CG, Quandt SA, Vitolins MZ, Leng I, Hornbuckle LM, Sanya KA, Bertoni AG.. Prev Chronic Dis. 2013;10():120088.

Incorporating prosocial behavior to promote physical activity in older adults: rationale and design of the Program for Active Aging and Community Engagement (PACE). Foy CG, Vitolins MZ, Case LD, Harris SJ, Massa-Fanale C, Hopley RJ, Gardner L, Rudiger N, Yamamoto K, Swain B, Goff DC Jr, Danhauer SC, Booth D, Gaspari J.. Contemp Clin Trials. 2013;36(1):284-297.

Associations of work hours with carotid intima-media thickness and ankle-brachial index: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA). Charles LE, Fekedulegn D, Burchfiel CM, Fujishiro K, Landsbergis P, Diez Roux AV, Macdonald L, Foy CG, Andrew ME, Stukovsky KH, Baron S.. Occup Environ Med. 2012;69(10):713-720.

Intensive lifestyle intervention improves physical function among obese adults with knee pain: findings from the Look AHEAD trial. Foy CG, Lewis CE, Hairston KG, Miller GD, Lang W, Jakicic JM, Rejeski WJ, Ribisl PM, Walkup MP, Wagenknecht LE.. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2011;19(1):83-93.

A multilevel assessment of barriers to adoption of Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) among African Americans of low socioeconomic status. Bertoni AG, Foy CG, Hunter JC, Quandt SA, Vitolins MZ, Whitt-Glover MC.. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2011;22(4):1205-1220.

A lifestyle activity intervention in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Berry MJ, Rejeski WJ, Miller ME, Adair NE, Lang W, Foy CG, Katula JA.. Respir Med. 2010;104(6):829-839.

Five-year change in visceral adipose tissue quantity in a minority cohort: the Insulin Resistance Atherosclerosis Study (IRAS) family study. Hairston KG, Scherzinger A, Foy C, Hanley AJ, McCorkle O, Haffner S, Norris JM, Bryer-Ash M, Wagenknecht LE.. Diabetes Care. 2009;32(8):1553-1555.

Race, ethnicity, social trust, and self-reported health among US adults [abstract]. Foy C, Loftin-Bell K, Mount D, Hairston K, Hunter J, Easterling D.. Am J Epidemiol. 2008;167(11 Suppl):S97.

Visceral fat and prevalence of hypertension among African Americans and Hispanic Americans: findings from the IRAS family study. Foy CG, Hsu F-C, Haffner SM, Norris JM, Rotter JI, Henkin LF, Bryer-Ash M, Chen Y-DI, Wagenknecht LE.. Am J Hypertens. 2008;21(8):910-916.

Race, ethnicity and adherence to health-promoting behaviors among older adults [abstract]. Foy CG, Mount DM [sic] [Mount DL], Hairston KG, Hunter J, Bell RA.. Ann Behav Med. 2008;35(Suppl 1):s24.

Visceral fat deposition and prevalence of hypertension among United States adults: findings from the IRAS Family Study [abstract]. Foy CG, Hsu F-C, Haffner S, Norris JM, Rotter JI, Chen YI, Wagenknecht LE.. Hypertension. 2006;48(4):e76.

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Assistant Professor, Social Sciences & Health Policy

Capri Gabrielle Foy, Ph.D.

Capri Gabrielle Foy, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Social Sciences & Health Policy
Epidemiology & Prevention

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