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Alfa Julius Muhihi, M.D.

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  1. Muhihi AJ, Urassa DP, Mpembeni RNM, Leyna GH, Sunguya BF, Kakoko D, Kessy AT, Njelekela MA. Effect of training community health workers and their interventions on cardiovascular disease risk factors among adults in Morogoro, Tanzania: study protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trial. Trials. 2018 Oct 11; 19(1):552. PMID: 30314511.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
  2. Neamah HH, Sudfeld C, McCoy DC, Fink G, Fawzi WW, Masanja H, Danaei G, Muhihi A, Kaaya S, Smith Fawzi MC. Intimate Partner Violence, Depression, and Child Growth and Development. Pediatrics. 2018 Jul; 142(1). PMID: 29891566.
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  3. Muhihi AJ, Njelekela MA, Mpembeni RNM, Muhihi BG, Anaeli A, Chillo O, Kubhoja S, Lujani B, Maghembe M, Ngarashi D. Elevated blood pressure among primary school children in Dar es salaam, Tanzania: prevalence and risk factors. BMC Pediatr. 2018 02 13; 18(1):54. PMID: 29433455.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  4. Bellows AL, Smith ER, Muhihi A, Briegleb C, Noor RA, Mshamu S, Sudfeld C, Masanja H, Fawzi WW. Micronutrient Deficiencies among Breastfeeding Infants in Tanzania. Nutrients. 2017 Nov 17; 9(11). PMID: 29149073.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  5. Njelekela M, Mpembeni R, Muhihi A, Ulenga N, Aris E, Kakoko D. Lipodystrophy among HIV-Infected Patients Attending Care and Treatment Clinics in Dar es Salaam. AIDS Res Treat. 2017; 2017:3896539. PMID: 29158917.
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  6. Smith ER, Muhihi A, Mshamu S, Sudfeld CR, Noor RA, Spiegelman D, Shapiro RL, Masanja H, Fawzi W. Response to: 'Serious danger signals', response to: 'The effect of neonatal vitamin A supplementation on morbidity and mortality at 12 months: a randomized trial'. Int J Epidemiol. 2017 10 01; 46(5):1721. PMID: 29024998.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  7. Sudfeld CR, Manji KP, Duggan CP, Aboud S, Muhihi A, Sando DM, Al-Beity FMA, Wang M, Fawzi WW. Effect of maternal vitamin D3 supplementation on maternal health, birth outcomes, and infant growth among HIV-infected Tanzanian pregnant women: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials. 2017 09 04; 18(1):411. PMID: 28870263.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  8. McCoy DC, Sudfeld CR, Bellinger DC, Muhihi A, Ashery G, Weary TE, Fawzi W, Fink G. Development and validation of an early childhood development scale for use in low-resourced settings. Popul Health Metr. 2017 02 09; 15(1):3. PMID: 28183307.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  9. Smith ER, Muhihi A, Mshamu S, Sudfeld CR, Noor RA, Spiegelman D, Shapiro RL, Masanja H, Fawzi W. The effect of neonatal vitamin A supplementation on morbidity and mortality at 12 months: a randomized trial. Int J Epidemiol. 2016 12 01; 45(6):2112-2121. PMID: 27789674.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  10. Njelekela M, Muhihi A, Aveika A, Spiegelman D, Hawkins C, Armstrong C, Liu E, Okuma J, Chalamila G, Kaaya S, Mugusi F, Fawzi W. Prevalence of Hypertension and Its Associated Risk Factors among 34,111 HAART Naïve HIV-Infected Adults in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Int J Hypertens. 2016; 2016:5958382. PMID: 27872756.
    Citations: 1     
  11. Muhihi A, Sudfeld CR, Smith ER, Noor RA, Mshamu S, Briegleb C, Bakari M, Masanja H, Fawzi W, Chan GJ. Risk factors for small-for-gestational-age and preterm births among 19,269 Tanzanian newborns. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2016 05 17; 16:110. PMID: 27183837; PMCID: PMC4869183.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  12. Sudfeld CR, McCoy DC, Fink G, Muhihi A, Bellinger DC, Masanja H, Smith ER, Danaei G, Ezzati M, Fawzi WW. Malnutrition and Its Determinants Are Associated with Suboptimal Cognitive, Communication, and Motor Development in Tanzanian Children. J Nutr. 2015 Dec; 145(12):2705-14. PMID: 26446481.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  13. Briegleb C, Sudfeld CR, Smith ER, Ruben J, Muhihi A, Mshamu S, Noor RA, Masanja H, Fawzi WW. Predictors of Hospitalization During the First Year of Life among 31999 Tanzanian Infants. J Trop Pediatr. 2015 Oct; 61(5):317-28. PMID: 25979441.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  14. Njelekela MA, Muhihi A, Mpembeni RN, Anaeli A, Chillo O, Kubhoja S, Lujani B, Ngarashi D, Maghembe M. Knowledge and attitudes towards obesity among primary school children in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Niger Med J. 2015 Mar-Apr; 56(2):103-8. PMID: 25838624; PMCID: PMC4382598.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    
  15. Masanja H, Smith ER, Muhihi A, Briegleb C, Mshamu S, Ruben J, Noor RA, Khudyakov P, Yoshida S, Martines J, Bahl R, Fawzi WW. Effect of neonatal vitamin A supplementation on mortality in infants in Tanzania (Neovita): a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Lancet. 2015 Apr 04; 385(9975):1324-32. PMID: 25499543; PMCID: PMC4419827.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  16. Mpembeni RN, Muhihi AJ, Maghembe M, Ngarashi D, Lujani B, Chillo O, Kubhoja S, Anaeli A, Njelekela MA. Overweight, obesity and perceptions about body weight among primary schoolchildren in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Tanzan J Health Res. 2014 Oct; 16(4):304-11. PMID: 26891520.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  17. Muhihi AJ, Mpembeni RN, Njelekela MA, Anaeli A, Chillo O, Kubhoja S, Lujani B, Maghembe M, Ngarashi D. Prevalence and determinants of obesity among primary school children in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Arch Public Health. 2013 Oct 07; 71(1):26. PMID: 24094276; PMCID: PMC3844852.
    Citations: 7     
  18. Muhihi A, Gimbi D, Njelekela M, Shemaghembe E, Mwambene K, Chiwanga F, Malik VS, Wedick NM, Spiegelman D, Hu FB, Willett WC. Consumption and acceptability of whole grain staples for lowering markers of diabetes risk among overweight and obese Tanzanian adults. Global Health. 2013 Jun 23; 9(1):26. PMID: 23800295; PMCID: PMC3704955.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
  19. Liu E, Armstrong C, Spiegelman D, Chalamilla G, Njelekela M, Hawkins C, Hertzmark E, Li N, Aris E, Muhihi A, Semu H, Fawzi W. First-line antiretroviral therapy and changes in lipid levels over 3 years among HIV-infected adults in Tanzania. Clin Infect Dis. 2013 Jun; 56(12):1820-8. PMID: 23449270.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  20. Muhihi AJ, Njelekela MA, Mpembeni R, Mwiru RS, Mligiliche N, Mtabaji J. Obesity, Overweight, and Perceptions about Body Weight among Middle-Aged Adults in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. ISRN Obes. 2012; 2012:368520. PMID: 24527261; PMCID: PMC3914263.
    Citations: 12     
  21. Muhihi A, Njelekela M, Mpembeni R, Masesa Z, Kitamori K, Mori M, Kato N, Mtabaji J, Yamori Y. Physical activity and cardiovascular disease risk factors among young and middle-aged men in urban Mwanza, Tanzania. Pan Afr Med J. 2012; 11:11. PMID: 22368754; PMCID: PMC3283018.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  22. Njelekela MA, Liu E, Mpembeni R, Muhihi A, Mligiliche N, Spiegelman D, Finkelstein JL, Fawzi WW, Willett WC, Mtabaji J. Socio-economic status, urbanization, and cardiometabolic risk factors among middle-aged adults in Tanzania. East Afr J Public Health. 2011 Sep; 8(3):216-23. PMID: 23120960.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  23. Hamada A, Mori M, Mori H, Muhihi A, Njelekela M, Masesa Z, Mtabaji J, Yamori Y. Deterioration of traditional dietary custom increases the risk of lifestyle-related diseases in young male Africans. J Biomed Sci. 2010 Aug 24; 17 Suppl 1:S34. PMID: 20804610; PMCID: PMC2994379.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
  24. Njelekela MA, Mpembeni R, Muhihi A, Mligiliche NL, Spiegelman D, Hertzmark E, Liu E, Finkelstein JL, Fawzi WW, Willett WC, Mtabaji J. Gender-related differences in the prevalence of cardiovascular disease risk factors and their correlates in urban Tanzania. BMC Cardiovasc Disord. 2009 Jul 17; 9:30. PMID: 19615066; PMCID: PMC2723083.
    Citations: 49     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
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Funded by the NIH/NCATS Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) program, grant number UL1TR001102, and through institutional support from Harvard University, Harvard Medical School, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston Children's Hospital, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital and the Dana Farber Cancer Institute.