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Recent Publications

Researchers at the Arnold School of Public Health published a record-breaking 595 peer-reviewed journal articles in 2018. Our most recent publications (compiled from a search conducted for August 2019 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.   


Adlof,  S.M., (in press). Prologue to the Clinical Forum “Vocabulary Across the School rades.” Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools.

Adlof, S.M., Baron, L.S., Scoggins, J., Kapelner, A., McKeown, M.G., Perfetti, C.A., Miller, E., Soterwood, J., & Petscher, Y. (in press). Accelerating adolescent vocabulary growth: Development of an individualized, web-based vocabulary instruction program. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools. 

Early initiation of breastfeeding and severe illness in the early newborn period: An observational study in rural Bangladesh. Raihana S, Dibley MJ, Rahman MM, Tahsina T, Siddique MAB, Rahman QS, Islam S, Alam A, Kelly PJ, Arifeen SE, Huda TM. PLoS Med. 2019 Aug 30;16(8):e1002904. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1002904.

Identification of novel epithelial ovarian cancer loci in Women of African Ancestry. Manichaikul A, Peres LC, Wang XQ, Barnard ME, Chyn D, Sheng X, Du Z, Tyrer J, Dennis J, Schwartz AG, Cote ML, Peters E, Moorman PG, Bondy M, Barnholtz-Sloan JS, Terry P, Alberg AJ, Bandera EV, Funkhouser E, Wu AH, Pearce CL, Pike M, Setiawan VW, Haiman CA; African American Breast Cancer Consortium (AABC); African Ancestry Prostate Cancer Consortium (AAPC), Palmer JR, LeMarchand L, Wilkens LR, Berchuck A, Doherty JA, Modugno F, Ness R, Moysich K, Karlan BY, Whittemore AS, McGuire V, Sieh W, Lawrenson K, Gayther S, Sellers TA, Pharoah P, Schildkraut JM; African American Cancer Epidemiology Study (AACES); Ovarian Cancer Association Consortium (OCAC). Int J Cancer. 2019 Aug 30. doi: 10.1002/ijc.32653.

Association of frequency of television watching with overweight and obesity among women of reproductive age in India: Evidence from a nationally representative study. Das Gupta R, Haider SS, Sutradhar I, Hashan MR, Sajal IH, Hasan M, Haider MR, Sarker M. PLoS One. 2019 Aug 29;14(8):e0221758. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0221758

Exploring associations between adverse childhood experiences and oral health among children and adolescents. Crouch E, Nelson J, Radcliff E, Martin A. J Public Health Dent. 2019 Aug 28. doi: 10.1111/jphd.12341.

Werfel, K. L., & Reynolds, G. (in press). Teaching phonological awareness to children with hearing loss who use spoken language: Six big ideas. SIG 9 Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups.

Werfel, K. L., Brooks, M. C., & Fitton, L. (2019). The comparative efficiency of speech sound interventions that differ by delivery modality: flashcards versus tablet. Communication Disorders Quarterly, OnlineFirst, 1-9. doi: 10.1177/1525740119859520

Wilmskoetter J, Del Gaizo J, Phillip L, Behroozmand R, Gleichgerrcht E, Fridriksson J, Riley E, Bonilha L. Predicting Naming Responses Based on Pre-Articulatory Electrical Activity in Individuals with Aphasia. Clinical Neurophysiology (in press).

Feasibility and efficacy of a novel technology-based approach to harness social networks for weight loss: the NETworks pilot randomized controlled trial. Monroe CM, Geraci M, Larsen CA, West DS. Obes Sci Pract. 2019 Jun 27;5(4):354-365. doi: 10.1002/osp4.352.

Associations between Walkability and Youth Obesity: Differences by Urbanicity. Stowe EW, Hughey SM, Hallum SH, Kaczynski AT. Child Obes. 2019 Aug 26. doi: 10.1089/chi.2019.0063.

Leveraging Patient Safety Research: Efforts Made Fifteen Years Since To Err Is Human. Liang C, Miao Q, Kang H, Vogelsmeier A, Hilmas T, Wang J, Gong Y. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2019 Aug 21;264:983-987. doi: 10.3233/SHTI190371.

Doxorubicin obliterates mouse ovarian reserve through both primordial follicle atresia and overactivation. Wang Y, Liu M, Johnson SB, Yuan G, Arriba AK, Zubizarreta ME, Chatterjee S, Nagarkatti M, Nagarkatti P, Xiao S. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol. 2019 Aug 19;381:114714. doi: 10.1016/j.taap.2019.114714.

Stress-induced inflammation as the "connexin" between post-traumatic stress disorder and cardiovascular disease. Pope BS, Wood SK. Brain Behav Immun. 2019 Aug 16. pii: S0889-1591(19)30876-1. doi: 10.1016/j.bbi.2019.08.182.

Challenges of using nationally representative, population-based surveys to assess rural cancer disparities. Zahnd WE, Askelson N, Vanderpool RC, Stradtman L, Edward J, Farris PE, Petermann V, Eberth JM. Prev Med. 2019 Aug 15:105812. doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2019.105812.

Inflammation and acute traffic-related air pollution exposures among a cohort of youth with type 1 diabetes. Puett RC, Yanosky JD, Mittleman MA, Montresor-Lopez J, Bell RA, Crume TL, Dabelea D, Dolan LM, D'Agostino RB Jr, Marcovina SM, Pihoker C, Reynolds K, Urbina E, Liese AD. Environ Int. 2019 Aug 13;132:105064. doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2019.105064.

Perceived discrimination, trust in physicians, and prolonged symptom duration before ovarian cancer diagnosis in the African American Cancer Epidemiology Study. Mullins MA, Peres LC, Alberg AJ, Bandera EV, Barnholtz-Sloan JS, Bondy ML, Funkhouser E, Moorman PG, Peters ES, Terry PD, Schwartz AG, Lawson AB, Schildkraut JM, Cote ML. Cancer. 2019 Aug 15. doi: 10.1002/cncr.32451.

Dietary Inflammatory Index and Non-Communicable Disease Risk: A Narrative Review. Phillips CM, Chen LW, Heude B, Bernard JY, Harvey NC, Duijts L, Mensink-Bout SM, Polanska K, Mancano G, Suderman M, Shivappa N, Hébert JR. Nutrients. 2019 Aug 12;11(8). pii: E1873. doi: 10.3390/nu11081873.

Racial and Ethnic Differences Over Time in Outcomes of Infants Born Less Than 30 Weeks' Gestation. Boghossian NS, Geraci M, Lorch SA, Phibbs CS, Edwards EM, Horbar JD. Pediatrics. 2019 Sep;144(3). pii: e20191106. doi: 10.1542/peds.2019-1106.

Increased Dietary Inflammatory Index Is Associated with Schizophrenia: Results of a Case-Control Study from Bahrain. Jahrami H, Faris MA, Ghazzawi HA, Saif Z, Habib L, Shivappa N, Hébert JR. Nutrients. 2019 Aug 11;11(8). pii: E1867. doi: 10.3390/nu11081867.

Challenges to School Success and the Role of Adverse Childhood Experiences. Crouch E, Radcliff E, Hung P, Bennett K. Acad Pediatr. 2019 Aug 8. pii: S1876-2859(19)30373-0. doi: 10.1016/j.acap.2019.08.006.

Hughes, K. R., Hogan, A., Roberts, J. E., & Klusek, J. (2019). Gesture frequency and function in infants with fragile X syndrome and infant siblings of children with autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research. E-pub ahead of print:

Klusek, J., Moser, C., Schmidt, J., Abbeduto, L., & Roberts, J. E. (accepted pending minor revisions). A novel eye tracking paradigm for indexing social avoidance-related behavior in fragile X syndrome. American Journal of Medical Genetics Part B: Neuropsychiatric Genetics.

Krimm, H., Werfel, K. L., & Schuele, C. M. (in press). Toward understanding the lexical-morphological networks of children with SLI: Analysis of responses on a morphological production task. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research.

Reynolds, G., & Werfel, K. L. (2019). The relation of home literacy practices and emergent literacy skills in preschool children with hearing loss. Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, OnlineFirst, 1-12. doi: 10.1093/deafed/enz025

Community Health Advisors' Characteristics and Behaviors, Role Performance, and Volunteer Satisfaction in a Church-Based Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Intervention. Sharpe PA, Wilcox S, Stucker J, Kinnard D, Bernhart J, James KL. J Community Health. 2019 Aug 9. doi: 10.1007/s10900-019-00722-w.

The Experience of Chemotherapy Teaching and Readability of Chemotherapy Educational Materials for Women with Breast Cancer. Parker PD, Heiney SP, Friedman DB, Adams SA, Dawson RM. J Cancer Educ. 2019 Aug 7. doi: 10.1007/s13187-019-01596-1.

Overall gestational weight gain mediates the relationship between maternal and child obesity. Josey MJ, McCullough LE, Hoyo C, Williams-DeVane C. BMC Public Health. 2019 Aug 7;19(1):1062. doi: 10.1186/s12889-019-7349-1.

Architecture and usability of OntoKeeper, an ontology evaluation tool. Amith M, Manion F, Liang C, Harris M, Wang D, He Y, Tao C. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2019 Aug 8;19(Suppl 4):152. doi: 10.1186/s12911-019-0859-z.

Higher Pro-Inflammatory Dietary Score is Associated with Higher Hyperuricemia Risk: Results from the Case-Controlled Korean Genome and Epidemiology Study_Cardiovascular Disease Association Study. Kim HS, Kwon M, Lee HY, Shivappa N, Hébert JR, Sohn C, Na W, Kim MK. Nutrients. 2019 Aug 5;11(8). pii: E1803. doi: 10.3390/nu11081803.

Examining Breast Cancer Screening Behavior Among Southern Black Women After the 2009 US Preventive Services Task Force Mammography Guideline Revisions. Farr DE, Brandt HM, Adams SA, Haynes VE, Gibson AS, Jackson DD, Rawlinson KC, Ureda JR, Hébert JR. J Community Health. 2019 Aug 5. doi: 10.1007/s10900-019-00697-8. [

Dietary Inflammatory Index and Its Relationship with Cervical Carcinogenesis Risk in Korean Women: A Case-Control Study. Sreeja SR, Lee HY, Kwon M, Shivappa N, Hebert JR, Kim MK. Cancers (Basel). 2019 Aug 3;11(8).

Army Warrior Care Project (AWCP): Rationale and methods for a longitudinal study of behavioral health care in Army Warrior Transition Units using Military Health System data, FY2008-2015. Wooten NR, Brittingham JA, Hossain A, Hopkins LA, Sumi NS, Jeffery DD, Tavakoli AS, Chakraborty H, Levkoff SE, Larson MJ. Int J Methods Psychiatr Res. 2019 Aug 2:e1788. doi: 10.1002/mpr.1788.

Modelling and estimation of nonlinear quantile regression with clustered data. Geraci M. Comput Stat Data Anal. 2019 Aug;136:30-46. doi: 10.1016/j.csda.2018.12.005.

Impact of dietary protein intake and obesity on lean mass in middle-aged individuals after a 12-year follow-up: the Korean Genome and Epidemiology Study (KoGES). So E, Choi SK, Joung H. Br J Nutr. 2019 Aug 14;122(3):322-330. doi: 10.1017/S000711451900117X.

Behavior Change Interventions Delivered through Interpersonal Communication, Agricultural Activities, Community Mobilization, and Mass Media Increase Complementary Feeding Practices and Reduce Child Stunting in Ethiopia. Kim SS, Nguyen PH, Yohannes Y, Abebe Y, Tharaney M, Drummond E, Frongillo EA, Ruel MT, Menon P. J Nutr. 2019 Aug 1;149(8):1470-1481. doi: 10.1093/jn/nxz087.

Effect of Arteriovenous Fistula Creation on Systolic and Diastolic Blood Pressure in Patients With Pre-dialysis Advanced Chronic Kidney Disease. Mathew RO, Fleg J, Rangaswami J, Cai B, Asif A, Sidhu MS, Bangalore S. Am J Hypertens. 2019 Aug 14;32(9):858-867. doi: 10.1093/ajh/hpz081.

Dietary inflammatory index® and cortical bone outcomes in healthy adolescent children. Coheley LM, Shivappa N, Hebert JR, Lewis RD. Osteoporos Int. 2019 Aug;30(8):1645-1654. doi: 10.1007/s00198-019-04946-3.

Evaluation of a comprehensive school physical activity program: Be a Champion! Singletary CR, Weaver G, Carson RL, Beets MW, Pate RR, Saunders RP, Peluso AG, Moore JB. Eval Program Plann. 2019 Aug;75:54-60. doi: 10.1016/j.evalprogplan.2019.04.003.

Dietary Inflammatory Index Is Associated with Risk of All-Cause and Cardiovascular Disease Mortality but Not with Cancer Mortality in Middle-Aged and Older Japanese Adults. Okada E, Shirakawa T, Shivappa N, Wakai K, Suzuki K, Date C, Iso H, Hébert JR, Tamakoshi A. J Nutr. 2019 Aug 1;149(8):1451-1459. doi: 10.1093/jn/nxz085.

Improved extraction efficiency of natural nanomaterials in soils to facilitate their characterization using a multimethod approach. Loosli F, Yi Z, Wang J, Baalousha M. Sci Total Environ. 2019 Aug 10;677:34-46. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.04.301.

Patients' experiences with South Carolina's immediate postpartum Long-acting reversible contraception Medicaid policy. Mann ES, White AL, Rogers PL, Gomez AM. Contraception. 2019 Aug;100(2):165-171. doi: 10.1016/j.contraception.2019.04.007.

Ways of coping and HIV disclosure among people living with HIV: mediation of decision self-efficacy and moderation by sex. Brown MJ, Serovich JM, Laschober TC, Kimberly JA, Lescano CM. AIDS Care. 2019 Aug;31(8):1001-1010. doi: 10.1080/09540121.2019.1605045.

Mediator and moderator effects on the relationship between HIV-positive status disclosure concerns and health-related quality of life. Laschober TC, Serovich JM, Brown MJ, Kimberly JA, Lescano CM. AIDS Care. 2019 Aug;31(8):994-1000. doi: 10.1080/09540121.2019.1595511.

Pictorial health warning labels on the waterpipe device are effective in reducing smoking satisfaction, puffing behaviour and exposure to CO: first evidence from a crossover clinical laboratory study. Maziak W, Ben Taleb Z, Ebrahimi Kalan M, Eissenberg T, Thrasher J, Shihadeh A, Asfar T. Tob Control. 2019 Aug;28(e1):e37-e42. doi: 10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2018-054682.

Are We Serving the Most At-Risk Communities? Examining the Reach of a South Carolina Home Visiting Program. Radcliff E, Breneman CB, Crouch E, Baldwin I. J Community Health. 2019 Aug;44(4):764-771. doi: 10.1007/s10900-018-00606-5.

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