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Recent Publications

Researchers at the Arnold School of Public Health published a record-breaking 549 peer-reviewed journal articles in 2016. Our most recent publications (compiled from a Pubmed.gov search conducted for August 2017 and other publications reported by authors/departments during that same timeframe) can be found below in random order. If you have a correction or would like to submit a publication for the next update to this page (around the middle of each month), please use our form at right.   

Transport and retention of carbon dots (CDs) in saturated and unsaturated porous media: Role of ionic strength, pH, and collector grain size. Kamrani S, Rezaei M, Kord M, Baalousha M. Water Res. 2017 Aug 23.

Very Low Food Security in US Households Is Predicted by Complex Patterns of Health, Economics, and Service Participation. Choi SK, Fram MS, Frongillo EA. J Nutr. 2017 Aug 30.

Risk Factors for Heart Failure and Its Costs Among Children with Complex Congenital Heart Disease in a Medicaid Cohort. Nandi D, Rossano JW, Wang Y, Jerrell JM. Pediatr Cardiol. 2017 Aug 29. 

Decreased AGO2 and DCR1 in PBMCs from War Veterans with PTSD leads to diminished miRNA resulting in elevated inflammation. Bam M, Yang X, Zumbrun EE, Ginsberg JP, Leyden Q, Zhang J, Nagarkatti PS, Nagarkatti M. Transl Psychiatry. 2017 Aug 29;7(8).

What does a person's eating identity add to environmental influences on fruit and vegetable intake? Ma X, Blake CE, Barnes TL, Bell BA, Liese AD. Appetite. 2017 Aug 26;120:130-135.

Facility-level variation in diabetes and blood pressure control in patients with diabetes: Findings from the Veterans Affairs national database. Rehman H, Akeroyd JM, Ramsey D, Ahmed ST, Merchant AT, Navaneethan SD, Petersen LA, Virani SS. Clin Cardiol. 2017 Aug 25.

Why Do Oncologists Hide the Truth? Disclosure of Cancer Diagnoses to Patients in China: A Multisource Assessment using Mixed Methods. Gan Y, Zheng L, Yu NX, Zhou G, Miao M, Lu Q. Psychooncology. 2017 Aug 23.

Detection and care practices for postpartum depressive symptoms in public-sector obstetric units in Mexico: Qualitative results from a resource-constrained setting. Place JMS, Allen-Leigh B, Billings DL, Dues KM, de Castro F. Birth. 2017 Aug 22.

Elevating Oral Health Interprofessional Practice Among Pediatricians Through a Statewide Quality Improvement Learning Collaborative. Nelson JD, Spencer SM, Blake CE, Moore JB, Martin AB. J Public Health Manag Pract. 2017 Aug 21.

Metabolic Reconstruction and Modeling Microbial Electrosynthesis. Marshall CW, Ross DE, Handley KM, Weisenhorn PB, Edirisinghe JN, Henry CS, Gilbert JA, May HD, Norman RS. Sci Rep. 2017 Aug 1;7.

A Systematic Review and Narrative Synthesis of Interventions for Parental Human Immunodeficiency Virus Disclosure. Conserve DF, Teti M, Shin G, Iwelunmor J, Handler L, Maman S. Front Public Health. 2017 Aug 7;5:187.

Future Orientation, Social Support, and Psychological Adjustment among Left-behind Children in Rural China: A Longitudinal Study. Su S, Li X, Lin D, Zhu M. Front Psychol. 2017 Aug 2;8:1309.

Persisting Racial Disparities in Colonoscopy Screening of Persons with a Family History of Colorectal Cancer. Tsai MH, Xirasagar S, de Groen PC. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. 2017 Aug 15.

A Behavioral Weight Loss Program and Non-Urinary Incontinence Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms in Overweight and Obese Women with Urinary Incontinence: A Secondary Data Analysis of the Program to Reduce Incontinence by Diet and Exercise (PRIDE). Breyer BN, Creasman JM, Richter HE, Myers D, Burgio KL, Wing RR, West DS, Kusek JW, Subak LL; Program to Reduce Incontinence by Diet and Exercise (PRIDE). J Urol. 2017 Aug 11

Recovery of Surgical Equipment Sterile Processing During a Floodwater Boil Advisory. Shelton S, Hamm J, Olatosi B, Johnson RO. Disaster Med Public Health Prep. 2017 Aug 14:1-4.

Geographic variation in inhaled corticosteroid use for children with persistent asthma in Medicaid. Goedken AM, Brooks JM, Milavetz G, Rudzianski NJ, Chrischilles EA. J Asthma. 2017 Aug 11:1-8.

Local sequence and sequencing depth dependent accuracy of RNA-seq reads. Cai G, Liang S, Zheng X, Xiao F. BMC Bioinformatics. 2017 Aug 9;18(1):364.

Association of maternal gestational weight gain with their offspring's anthropometric outcomes at late infancy and 6 years old: mediating roles of birth weight and breastfeeding duration. Liu JX, Xu X, Liu JH, Hardin JW, Li R. Int J Obes (Lond). 2017 Aug 4.

A Two-Step Approach for Analysis of Nonignorable Missing Outcomes in Longitudinal Regression: an Application to Upstate KIDS Study. Liu D, Yeung EH, McLain AC, Xie Y, Buck Louis GM, Sundaram R. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol. 2017 Aug 2.

The reliability of the American Community Survey for injury surveillance. Bell N, Cai B. Inj Prev. 2017 Aug;23(4):244-262.

New Generalized Equation for Predicting Maximal Oxygen Uptake (from the Fitness Registry and the Importance of Exercise National Database). Kokkinos P, Kaminsky LA, Arena R, Zhang J, Myers J. Am J Cardiol. 2017 Aug 15;120(4):688-692.

Assessment of an irritant gas plume model for epidemiologic study. Jani DD, Wilson M, Wickliffe JK, Shaffer J, Middleton T, Rando R, Svendsen ER. Int J Environ Health Res. 2017 Aug;27(4):276-292.

Diabetes Knowledge, Management, and Prevention Among Haitian Immigrants in Philadelphia. Moise RK, Conserve DF, Elewonibi B, Francis LA, BeLue R. Diabetes Educ. 2017 Aug;43(4):341-347.

The Dietary Intervention to Enhance Tracking with Mobile Devices (DIET Mobile) Study: A 6-Month Randomized Weight Loss Trial. Turner-McGrievy GM, Wilcox S, Boutté A, Hutto BE, Singletary C, Muth ER, Hoover AW. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2017 Aug;25(8):1336-1342.

Health Preference Research: An Overview. Craig BM, Lancsar E, Mühlbacher AC, Brown DS, Ostermann J. Patient. 2017 Aug;10(4):507-510.

Preferences for Health Interventions: Improving Uptake, Adherence, and Efficiency. Ostermann J, Brown DS, de Bekker-Grob EW, Mühlbacher AC, Reed SD. Patient. 2017 Aug;10(4):511-514.

Differences in Effectiveness and Use of Robotic Surgery in Patients Undergoing Minimally Invasive Colectomy. Schootman M, Hendren S, Loux T, Ratnapradipa K, Eberth JM, Davidson NO. J Gastrointest Surg. 2017 Aug;21(8):1296-1303.

Dietary inflammatory potential is linked to cardiovascular disease risk burden in the US adult population. Tyrovolas S, Koyanagi A, Kotsakis GA, Panagiotakos D, Shivappa N, Wirth MD, Hébert JR, Haro JM. Int J Cardiol. 2017 Aug 1;240:409-413.

Altered sensitivity to social gaze in the FMR1 premutation and pragmatic language competence. Klusek, J., Schmidt, J., Fairchild, A. J., Porter, A., & Roberts, J. E. (2017).Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders, 9, 1-10.

Social interventions: An effective approach to reduce adult depression? Nagy E, Moore S. J Affect Disord. 2017 Aug 15;218:131-152

Examining Sociodemographic Differences in Playground Availability and Quality and Associations with Childhood Obesity. McCarthy SM, Hughey SM, Kaczynski AT. Child Obes. 2017 Aug;13(4):324-331.

Association Between Diet Inflammatory Index and Osteoporotic Hip Fracture in Elderly Chinese Population. Zhang ZQ, Cao WT, Shivappa N, Hebert JR, Li BL, He J, Tang XY, Liang YY, Chen YM. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2017 Aug 1;18(8):671-677.

Inflammatory potential of diet and risk of oral and pharyngeal cancer in a large case-control study from Italy. Shivappa N, Hébert JR, Rosato V, Garavello W, Serraino D, La Vecchia C. Int J Cancer. 2017 Aug 1;141(3):471-479.

Higher Body Mass Index Is Associated With Greater Proportions of Effector CD8+ T Cells Expressing CD57 in Women Living With HIV. Reid MJA, Baxi SM, Sheira LA, Landay AL, Frongillo EA, Adedimeji A, Cohen MH, Wentz E, Gustafson DR, Merenstein D, Hunt PW, Tien PC, Weiser SD; Womenʼs Interagency HIV Study (WIHS). J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2017 Aug 15;75(5):e132-e141.

Improving the Evidence Base for Delivery of High-Quality Cancer Care. Qureshi ZP, Ganz PA, Bennett CL. JAMA Oncol. 2017 Aug 1;3(8):1029-1031.

Motor competence and characteristics within the preschool environment. True L, Pfeiffer KA, Dowda M, Williams HG, Brown WH, O'Neill JR, Pate RR. J Sci Med Sport. 2017 Aug;20(8):751-755.

Co-infections of tuberculosis, hepatitis B or C viruses in a cohort of people living with HIV/AIDS in China: predictors and sequelae. Zhang C, Li X, Liu Y, Qiao S, Chen Y, Zhou Y, Shen Z. AIDS Care. 2017 Aug;29(8):974-977.

Relationship Between Meditation Depth and Waking Salivary Alpha-Amylase Secretion Among Long-Term MBSR Instructors. Haslam A, Wirth MD, Robb SW. Stress Health. 2017 Aug;33(3):298-306.

HIV Knowledge Among Pregnant Latinas in Rural South Carolina. Torres ME, Murray A, Meetze EG, Gaul Z, Sutton MY. J Immigr Minor Health. 2017 Aug;19(4):897-904.

A Systematic Review of HIV Serostatus Disclosure Among African Immigrants in Europe. Whembolua GL, Conserve DF, Thomas K, Handler L. J Immigr Minor Health. 2017 Aug;19(4):947-958.

Perceptions of branded and plain cigarette packaging among Mexican youth. Mutti S, Hammond D, Reid JL, White CM, Thrasher JF. Health Promot Int. 2017 Aug 1;32(4):650-659.

The development of effortful control in preschool boys with fragile X syndrome. Robinson, M., Klusek, J., Poe, M. Hatton, D. H., & Roberts, J. E. (in press).  American Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.