Karin F. Hoth, PhD

Portrait
Associate Professor of Psychiatry

Contact Information

Office: W278 GH
Iowa City, IA 52242
319-356-0544

Education

BA, Biology and Psychology, St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN
MA, Psychology (APA accredited), The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
PhD, Clinical Psychology (APA accredited), The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

Internship, Clinical Neuropsychology (APA accredited), The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI
Fellow, Neuropsychology, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI

Licensure and Certifications

Health Service Provider - Iowa Bureau of Professional Licensing
Psychologist - Iowa Bureau of Professional licensing

Education/Training Program Affiliations

Behavioral-Biomedical Interface Training Program, Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Neuroscience

Research Summary

My research examines cognitive functioning among individuals with chronic medical illnesses. My primary focus is on better understanding how pulmonary and cardiovascular dysfunction contribute to cognitive impairment among adults with COPD and related pulmonary conditions.

Publications

Brunette, A. M., Holm, K. E., Wamboldt, F. S., Kozora, E., Moser, D. J., Make, B. J., Crapo, J. D., Meschede, K., Weinberger, H. D., Moreau, K. L., Bowler, R. & Hoth, K. F. (2017). Subjective cognitive complaints and neuropsychological performance in former smokers with and without chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. J Clin and Exp Neuropsychol, 1-12.

Martinez, C. H., Diaz, A. A., Parulekar, A. D., Rennard, S. I., Kanner, R. E., Hansel, N. M., Couper, D., Holm, K. E., Hoth, K. F., Curtis, J. L., Martinez, F. J., Hanania, N. A., Regan, E. A., Paine III, R., Cigolle, C. T. & Han, M. K. (2016). Age-related differences in health-related quality of life in COPD: An analysis of the COPDGene and SPIROMICS cohorts. Chest, 149(4), 927-935. PMID: 26836895.

(2015). Effects of pioglitazone or exercise in older adults with mild cognitive impairment and insulin resistance a randomized pilot clinical trial. Dement Geriatr Cogn Dis Extra, 5, 51-63.

Hoth, K. F., Wamboldt, F. S., Ford, D. W., Sandhaus, R. A., Strange, C., Bekelman, D. B. & Holm, K. E. (2014). The social environment and illness uncertainty in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Int J Behav Med. PMID: 25008041.

Holm, K. E., Wamboldt, F. S., Ford, D. W., Sandhaus, R. A., Strand, M. J., Strange, C. & Hoth, K. F. (2013). The prospective association of perceived criticism with dyspnea in chronic lung disease. J Psychosom Res, 74(5), 450-453. PMID: 23597335.

Hoth, K. F., Zimmerman, M. E., Meschede, K. A., Arnedt, J. T. & Aloia, M. S. (2013). Obstructive sleep apnea: Impact of hypoxemia on memory. Sleep Breath, 17(2), 811-817. PMID: 23065547.

Hoth, K. F., Wamboldt, F. S., Strand, M., Ford, D. W., Sandhaus, R. A., Strange, C., Bekelman, D. B. & Holm, K. E. (2013). Prospective impact of illness uncertainty on outcomes in chronic lung disease. Health Psychol, 32(11), 1170-1174. PMID: 23772888.

Hoth, K. F., Ford, D. W., Sandhaus, R. A., Strange, C., Wamboldt, F. S. & Holm, K. E. (2012). Alcohol Use Predicts ER Visits in Individuals with Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency (AATD) Associated COPD. COPD, 9(4), 417-425. PMID: 22651849.

Kozora, E., Emery, C. F., Zhang, L., Hoth, K. F., Make, B. (2011). Sequential cognitive skills in emphysema patients following lung volume reduction surgery: A two year longitudinal study. J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev, 31(6), 386-391. PMID: 22089885.

Hoth, K. F., Gonzales, M. M., Tarumi, T., Miles, S. C., Tanaka, H. & Haley, A. P. (2011). Functional MR evidence of altered functional activation in metabolic syndrome. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol, 32(3), 541-547. PMID: 21183618.

Hoth, K. F., Wamboldt, F. S., Bowler, R., Make, B. & Holm, K. (2011). Attributions about cause of illness in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. J Psychosom Res, 70(5), 465-472. PMID: 21511077.

Hoth, K. F., Poppas, A., Ellison, K. E., Paul, R. H., Sokobin, A., Cho, Y. & Cohen, R. A. (2010). Link between change in cognition and left ventricular function following cardiac resynchronization therapy. J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev, 30(6), 401-408. PMID: 20562712.

Haley, A. P., Hoth, K. F., Gunstad, J., Paul, R. H., Jefferson, A. L., Tate, D., Ono, M., Jerskey, B. A., Sweet, L., Poppas, A. & Cohen, R. A. (2009). Subjective cognitive complaints and white matter hyperintensities at baseline predict Dementia Rating Scale performance at one-year follow-up in patients with cardiovascular disease.

Gunstad, J., Keary, T., Poppas, A., Paul, R., Jefferson, A., Sweet, L., Hoth, K., Haley, A., Forman, D. & Cohen, R. (2009). Blood pressure and cognitive function in older adults with cardiovascular disease. Int J Neurosci, 119, 2228-42. PMID: 19916851.

Gunstad, J., Benitez, A., Hoth, K. F., Spitznagel, M., McCaffery, J., McGeary, J., Kakos, L., Poppas, A., Paul, R., Jefferson, A. L., Sweet, L. & Cohen, R. (2009). P-selectin 1087G/A polymorphism is associated with neuropsychological test performance in older adults with cardiovascular disease. Stroke, 40(9), 2969-2972.

Jerskey, B. A., Cohen, R. A., Jefferson, A. L., Hoth, K. F., Haley, A. P., Gunstad, J. J., Forman, D. E., Sweet, L. H. & Poppas, A. (2009). Sustained attention is associated with left ventricular ejection fraction. J Int Neuropsychol Soc, 15(1), 137-141.

Stanek, K. M., Gunstad, J., Paul, R. H., Poppas, A., Jefferson, A. L., Sweet, L. H., Hoth, K. F., Haley, A. P., Forman, D. E. & Cohen, R. A. (2009). Longitudinal cognitive test performance in older adults with cardiovascular disease: Evidence for improvement in heart failure. J Cardiovasc Nurs, 24(3), 192-197.

Tate, D. F., Jefferson, A. L., Brickman, A. M., Hoth, K. F., Gunstad, J., Bramley, K., Paul, R. H., Poppas, A. & Cohen, R. A. (2009). Regional white matter signal abnormalities and cognitive correlates among geriatric patients with treated cardiovascular disease. Brain Imaging Behav, 2(3), 200-206.

Hoth, K. F., Poppas, A., Moser, D. J., Paul, R. H. & Cohen, R. A. (2008). Cardiac dysfunction and cognition in older adults with heart failure. Cogn Behav Neurol, 21(2), 65-72.

Cohen, R. A., Poppas, A. P., Forman, D. E., Hoth, K. F., Haley, A., Jerskey, B., Tate, D. F., Gunstad, J., Paul, R. H., Jefferson, A. L., Ono, M. & Gerhard, M. (2008). Vascular and cognitive functions associated with cardiovascular disease in the elderly. J Clin Exp Neuropsychol, 16, 1-15.

Hoth, K. F., Haley, A. P., Gunstad, J., Paul, R. H., Poppas, A., Jefferson, A. L., Tate, D. F., Ono, M., Jerskey, B. A. & Cohen, R. A. (2008). Elevated C-reactive protein is related to cognitive decline in older adults with cardiovascular disease. J Am Geriatr Soc, 56, 1898-1903.

Moser, D. J., Miller, I. N., Hoth, K. F., Correia, M., Arndt, S. & Haynes, W. G. (2008). Vascular smooth muscle function is associated with initiation and processing speed in patients with atherosclerotic vascular disease. J Int Neuropsychol Soc, 14(4), 535-541.

Hoth, K. F., Nash, J., Poppas, A., Ellison, K. E., Paul, R. H. & Cohen, R. A. (2008). Effects of cardiac resynchronization therapy on health related quality of life in older adults with heart failure. Clin Interv Aging, 3(3), 533-560.

Forman, D. E., Cohen, R. A., Hoth, K. F., Haley, A. P., Poppas, A., Moser, D. J., Gunstad, J., Paul, R. H., Jefferson, A. L., Tate, D. F., Ono, M., Wake, N. & Gerhard-Herman, M. (2008). Vascular health and cognitive function in older adults with cardiovascular disease. Artery Res, 2(1), 35-43.

Hoth, K. F., Tate, D. F., Poppas, A., Forman, D., Gunstad, J., Moser, D. J., Paul, R. H., Jefferson, A. L., Haley, A. P. & Cohen, R. A. (2007). Endothelial dysfunction and white matter hyperintensities in older adults with cardiovascular disease. Stroke, 38(2), 308-312.

Hoth, K. F., Paulsen, J. S., Moser, D. J., Tranel, D., Clark, L. A. & Bechara, A. (2007). Patients with Huntington’s disease have impaired awareness of cognitive, emotional, and functional abilities. J Clin Exp Neuropsychol, 29(4), 365-376.

Hoth, K. F., Christensen, A. J., Ehlers, S. L., Raichle, K. A. & Lawton, W. J. (2007). A longitudinal examination of social support, agreeableness and depressive symptoms in chronic kidney disease. Stroke, 38(2), 308-312.

Paul, R. H., Laidlaw, D. H., Tate, D. F., Lee, S., Hoth, K. F., Gunstad, J., Zhang, S., Lawrence, J. & Flanigan, T. (2007). Neuropsychological and neuroimaging outcome of HIV-associated progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy in the era of antiretroviral therapy. J Integr Neurosci, 6(1), 1-14.

Keary, T. A., Gunstad, J., Poppas, A., Paul, R. H., Jefferson, A. L., Sweet, L. H., Hoth, K. F., Haley, A. P., Forman, D. E. & Cohen, R. A. (2007). Blood pressure variability and dementia rating scale performance in older adults with cardiovascular disease. Cogn Behav Neurol, 20(1), 73-77.

Gunstad, J., Cohen, R. A., Paul, R. H., Tate, D. F., Hoth, K. F. & Poppas, A. (2006). Understanding reported cognitive dysfunction in older adults with cardiovascular disease. Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat, 2(2), 213-218.

Haley, A. P., Forman, D. E., Poppas, A., Hoth, K. F., Gunstad, J., Jefferson, A. L., Paul, R. H., Ler, A. S., Sweet, L. H. & Cohen, R. A. (2006). Carotid artery intima-media thickness and cognition in cardiovascular disease. Int J Cardiol, 121(2), 148-154.

Cohen, R. A., Grieve, S., Hoth, K. F., Paul, R. H., Sweet, L., Tate, D., Gunstad, J., Stroud, L., McCaffrey, J., Hitsman, B., Niaura, R., Clark, C. R., MacFarlane, A., Bryant, R., Gordon, E. & Williams, L. M. (2006). Early life stress and morphometry of the adult anterior cingulate cortex and caudate nuclei. Biol Psychiatry, 59(10), 975-982.

Hoth, K. F., Paul, R. H., Williams, M., Dobson-Stone, C., Todd, E., Schofield, P. R., Gunstad, J., Cohen, R. A. & Gordon, E. (2006). Associations between the COMT Val/Met polymorphism, early life stress, and personality among health adults. Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat, 2(2), 219-225.

Gunstad, J., Bausserman, L., Paul, R., Tate, D., Hoth, K. F., Poppas, A., Jefferson, A. & Cohen, R. (2006). C-reactive protein but not homocysteine is related to cognitive dysfunction in older adults with cardiovascular disease. J Clin Neurosci, 13(5), 540-546.

Paul, R. H., Gunstad, J., Poppas, A., Tate, D., Foreman, D., Brickman, A., Jefferson, A., Hoth, K. & Cohen, R. (2005). Neuroimaging and cardiac correlates of cognitive function among patients with cardiac disease. Cerebrovasc Dis, 20(2), 129-133.

Paul, R. H., Haque, O., Gunstad, J., Tate, D., Grieve, S., Hoth, K., Brickman, A. M., Cohen, R., Lange, K., Jefferson, A., Gordon, N. & Gordan, E. (2005). Subcortical hyperintensities impact cognitive function among a select subset of healthy elderly. Arch Clin Neuropsychol, 20(6), 697-704.

Paulsen, J. S., Nehl, C., Hoth, K. F., Kanz, J. E., Benjamin, M., McDowell, B., Turner, B., Coneybeare, R. (2005). Depression and stages of Huntington's disease. J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci, 17(4), 496-502.

Paulsen, J. S., Hoth, K. F., Nehl, C., Stierman, L. (2005). Critical periods of suicide risk in Huntington’s disease. Am J Psychiatry, 162, 725-731.

Gunstad, J., Cohen, R. A., Tate, D. F., Paul, R. H., Poppas, A., Hoth, K., MacGregor, K. L. & Jefferson, A. L. (2005). Blood pressure variability and white matter hyperintensities in older adults with cardiovascular disease. Blood Press, 14(6), 353-358.

Moser, D. J., Hoth, K. F., Robinson, R. G., Paulsen, J. S., Sinkey, C. A., Benjamin, M. L., Schultz, S. K. & Haynes, W. G. (2004). Blood vessel function and cognition in elderly patients with atherosclerosis. Stroke, 35, 369-372.

McDowell, B. D., Moser, K. J., Ferneyhough, K., Bowers, W. A., Andersen, A. E. & Paulsen, J. S. (2003). Cognitive impairment in anorexia nervosa is not due to depressed mood. Int J Eat Disord, 33(3), 351-355.

Christensen, A. J., Ehlers, S. L., Wiebe, J. S., Moran, P. J., Raichle, K., Ferneyhough, K. & Lawton, W. J. (2002). Patient personality predicts mortality in chronic renal insufficiency: A four-year prospective examination. Health Psychology, 21(4), 315-320.

Moser, D. J., Ferneyhough, K. C., Bauer, R. M., Arndt, S., Schultz, S. K., Haynes, W. G., Staples, E. D., Alexander, J., Davies, L. K. & O'Brien, D. J. (2001). Unilateral versus bilateral ultrasound in the monitoring of cerebral microemboli. Ultrasound Med Biol, 27(6), 757-760.