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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 Pubmed.gov search conducted for February 2020 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.   

iCOPE, a multi-level, cluster randomized, 36-month, parallel-group study to assess the efficacy of HIV disclosure intervention in HIV parental disclosure among parents living with HIV in China. Li X, Qiao S, Zhou Y. SAGE Open Med. 2020 Feb 19;8:2050312120907821.

Corrigendum to "Toward systems-centered analysis of patient safety events: Improving root cause analysis by optimized incident classification and information presentation" [Int. J. Med. Inform. 135 (2020) 104054]. Liang C, Zhou S, Yao B, Hood D, Gong Y. Int J Med Inform. 2020 Feb 27;137:104103. doi: 10.1016/j.ijmedinf.2020.104103.

Leveraging the Mammography Setting to Raise Awareness and Facilitate Referral to Lung Cancer Screening: A Qualitative Analysis. Eberth JM, Ersek JL, Terry LM, Bills SE, Chintanippu N, Carlos R, Hughes DR, Studts JL. J Am Coll Radiol. 2020 Feb 26. pii: S1546-1440(20)30132-0. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2020.02.001.

Impact and Lessons From the Lifestyle Interventions and Independence for Elders (LIFE) Clinical Trials of Physical Activity to Prevent Mobility Disability. Pahor M, Guralnik JM, Anton SD, Ambrosius WT, Blair SN, Church TS, Espeland MA, Fielding RA, Gill TM, Glynn NW, Groessl EJ, King AC, Kritchevsky SB, Manini TM, McDermott MM, Miller ME, Newman AB, Williamson JD. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2020 Feb 27. doi: 10.1111/jgs.16365.

Positive Association of Dietary Inflammatory Index with Incidence of Cardiovascular Disease: Findings from a Korean Population-Based Prospective Study. Khan I, Kwon M, Shivappa N, Hébert JR, Kim MK. Nutrients. 2020 Feb 24;12(2). pii: E588. doi: 10.3390/nu12020588.

Associations of C-reactive protein and fibrinogen with mortality from all-causes, cardiovascular disease and cancer among U.S. adults. Liu J, Zhang Y, Lavie CJ, Tabung FK, Xu J, Hu Q, He L, Zhang Y. Prev Med. 2020 Feb 22:106044. doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2020.106044.

Is Less Sedentary Behavior, More Physical Activity, or Higher Fitness Associated with Sleep Quality? A Cross-Sectional Study in Singapore. Sloan RA, Kim Y, Sawada SS, Asakawa A, Blair SN, Finkelstein EA. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020 Feb 19;17(4). pii: E1337. doi: 10.3390/ijerph17041337.

Stormwater green infrastructures retain high concentrations of TiO2 engineered (nano)-particles. Baalousha M, Wang J, Nabi MM, Loosli F, Valenca R, Mohanty SK, Afrooz N, Cantando E, Aich N. J Hazard Mater. 2020 Feb 17;392:122335. doi: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2020.122335.

The Association of Adverse Childhood Experiences with Anxiety and Depression for Children and Youth, 8 to 17 Years of Age. Elmore AL, Crouch E. Acad Pediatr. 2020 Feb 21. pii: S1876-2859(20)30069-3. doi: 10.1016/j.acap.2020.02.012.

Early-onset colorectal cancer: initial clues and current views. Hofseth LJ, Hebert JR, Chanda A, Chen H, Love BL, Pena MM, Murphy EA, Sajish M, Sheth A, Buckhaults PJ, Berger FG. Nat Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2020 Feb 21. doi: 10.1038/s41575-019-0253-4.

Charity Care Characteristics and Expenditures Among US Tax-Exempt Hospitals in 2016. Goodman CW, Flanigan A, Probst JC, Brett AS. Am J Public Health. 2020 Feb 20:e1-e7. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2019.305522.

Incorrect design and analysis render conclusion unsubstantiated: comment on "A digital movement in the world of inactive children: favourable outcomes of playing active video games in a pilot randomized trial". Golzarri-Arroyo L, Vorland CJ, Thabane L, Oakes JM, Hunt ET, Brown AW, Allison DB. Eur J Pediatr. 2020 Feb 20. doi: 10.1007/s00431-020-03590-y.

Perceived benefits and costs of disclosing HIV diagnosis to family members among people living with HIV in Southern China: an application of a decision-making framework. Zhang Y, Li X, Qiao S, Yang X, Zhou Y, Shen Z. AIDS Care. 2020 Feb 18:1-5. doi: 10.1080/09540121.2020.1728217.

Hippocampus and cognitive domain deficits in treatment-resistant schizophrenia: A comparison with matched treatment-responsive patients and healthy controls. Huang J, Zhu Y, Fan F, Chen S, Hong Y, Cui Y, Luo X, Tan S, Wang Z, Shang L, Yuan Y, Zhang J, Yang F, Li CR, Rowland LM, Kochunov P, Zhang F, Hong LE, Tan Y. Psychiatry Res Neuroimaging. 2020 Feb 4;297:111043. doi: 0.1016/j.pscychresns.2020.111043.

Identification and evaluation of risk of generalizability biases in pilot versus efficacy/effectiveness trials: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Beets MW, Weaver RG, Ioannidis JPA, Geraci M, Brazendale K, Decker L, Okely AD, Lubans D, van Sluijs E, Jago R, Turner-McGrievy G, Thrasher J, Li X, Milat AJ. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2020 Feb 11;17(1):19. doi: 10.1186/s12966-020-0918-y.

Effect of a WeChat-Based Intervention (Run4Love) on Depressive Symptoms Among People Living With HIV in China: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Guo Y, Hong YA, Cai W, Li L, Hao Y, Qiao J, Xu Z, Zhang H, Zeng C, Liu C, Li Y, Zhu M, Zeng Y, Penedo FJ. J Med Internet Res. 2020 Feb 9;22(2):e16715. doi: 10.2196/16715.

Association between the frequency of television watching and overweight and obesity among women of reproductive age in Nepal: Analysis of data from the Nepal Demographic and Health Survey 2016. Das Gupta R, Haider SS, Hashan MR, Hasan M, Sutradhar I, Sajal IH, Joshi H, Haider MR, Sarker M. PLoS One. 2020 Feb 10;15(2):e0228862. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0228862.

End of an era for erythropoiesis-stimulating agents in oncology. Schoen MW, Hoque S, Witherspoon BJ, Schooley B, Sartor O, Yang YT, Yarnold PR, Knopf KB, Hrushesky WJM, Dickson M, Chen BJ, Nabhan C, Bennett CL. Int J Cancer. 2020 Feb 9. doi: 10.1002/ijc.32917.

Cervical cancer screening behaviors and proximity to federally qualified health centers in South Carolina. Adams SA, Haynes VE, Brandt HM, Choi SK, Young V, Eberth JM, Hébert JR, Friedman DB. Cancer Epidemiol. 2020 Feb 5;65:101681. doi: 10.1016/j.canep.2020.101681.

Detection and quantification of engineered particles in urban runoff. Wang J, Nabi MM, Mohanty SK, Afrooz AN, Cantando E, Aich N, Baalousha M. Chemosphere. 2020 Feb 1;248:126070. doi: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2020.126070.

Restricting mycotoxins without killing the producers: a new paradigm in nano-fungal interactions. Jesmin R, Chanda A. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2020 Feb 5. doi: 10.1007/s00253-020-10373-w.

Differences in prevalence and associated factors of underweight and overweight/obesity according to rural-urban residence strata among women of reproductive age in Bangladesh: evidence from a cross-sectional national survey. Hashan MR, Das Gupta R, Day B, Al Kibria GM. BMJ Open. 2020 Feb 4;10(2):e034321. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-034321.

DIAL now protocol: A randomized trial examining the provision of phone coaching to those with sub-optimal early weight loss during an Internet weight management program. Unick JL, Pellegrini CA, Dunsiger SI, Demos KE, Thomas JG, Bond DS, Webster J, Wing RR. Contemp Clin Trials. 2020 Feb 1;90:105953. doi: 10.1016/j.cct.2020.105953.

A closed vitrification system enables a murine ovarian follicle bank for high-throughput ovotoxicity screening, which identifies endocrine disrupting activity of microcystins. Wang Y, Xu J, Stanley JE, Xu M, Brooks BW, Scott GI, Chatterjee S, Zhang Q, Zelinski MB, Xiao S. Reprod Toxicol. 2020 Feb 1;93:118-130. doi: 10.1016/j.reprotox.2020.01.009.

High incidence of brain and other nervous system cancer identified in two mining counties, 2001-2015. Zhang Y, McDermott S, Davis B, Hussey J. Spat Spatiotemporal Epidemiol. 2020 Feb;32:100320. doi: 10.1016/j.sste.2019.100320.

Addressing Minority Stress and Mental Health among Men Who Have Sex with Men (MSM) in China. Sun S, Pachankis JE, Li X, Operario D. Curr HIV/AIDS Rep. 2020 Feb;17(1):35-62. doi: 10.1007/s11904-019-00479-w. Review.

Chagas Disease Infection Prevalence and Vector Exposure in a High-Risk Population of Texas Hunters. Gunter SM, Ronca SE, Sandoval M, Coffman K, Leining L, Gorchakov R, Murray KO, Nolan MS. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2020 Feb;102(2):294-297. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.19-0310.

Dietary patterns and cancer risk. Steck SE, Murphy EA. Nat Rev Cancer. 2020 Feb;20(2):125-138. doi: 10.1038/s41568-019-0227-4.

Dietary inflammatory index and mortality: a cohort longitudinal study in a Mediterranean area. Veronese N, Cisternino AM, Shivappa N, Hebert JR, Notarnicola M, Reddavide R, Inguaggiato R, Guerra V, Logroscino A, Rotolo O, Chiloiro M, Leandro G, De Leonardis G, Tutino V, Misciagna G, Fontana L, Caruso MG; MICOL group. J Hum Nutr Diet. 2020 Feb;33(1):138-146. doi: 10.1111/jhn.12701.

Maternal dietary inflammatory potential and quality are associated with offspring asthma risk over 10-year follow-up: the Lifeways Cross-Generation Cohort Study. Chen LW, Lyons B, Navarro P, Shivappa N, Mehegan J, Murrin CM, Hébert JR, Kelleher CC, Phillips CM. Am J Clin Nutr. 2020 Feb 1;111(2):440-447. doi: 10.1093/ajcn/nqz297.

Dietary inflammatory index, risk and survival among women with endometrial cancer. Nagle CM, Ibiebele T, Shivappa N, Hébert JR, Spurdle AB, Webb PM; Australian National Endometrial Cancer Study Group. Cancer Causes Control. 2020 Feb;31(2):203-207. doi: 10.1007/s10552-019-01257-0.

Improved metal remediation using a combined bacterial and nanoscience approach. Cao X, Alabresm A, Chen YP, Decho AW, Lead J. Sci Total Environ. 2020 Feb 20;704:135378. doi: 0.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.135378.

Making cell culture more physiological: a call for a more comprehensive assessment of racial disparities in endothelial cell culture studies. Robinson AT, Cook MD, Lane-Cordova AD. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2020 Feb 1;318(2):C238-C241. doi: 10.1152/ajpcell.00467.2019.

Freestanding Dialysis Facility Quality Incentive Program Scores and Mortality Among Incident Dialysis Patients in the United States. Ajmal F, Probst JC, Brooks JM, Hardin JW, Qureshi Z, Jafar TH. Am J Kidney Dis. 2020 Feb;75(2):177-186. doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2019.07.023.

Proinflammatory Diet Increases Circulating Inflammatory Biomarkers and Falls Risk in Community-Dwelling Older Men. Cervo MMC, Scott D, Seibel MJ, Cumming RG, Naganathan V, Blyth FM, Le Couteur DG, Handelsman DJ, Ribeiro RV, Waite LM, Shivappa N, Hebert JR, Hirani V. J Nutr. 2020 Feb 1;150(2):373-381. doi: 10.1093/jn/nxz256.

Diet quality, dietary inflammatory index and body mass index as predictors of response to adjunctive N-acetylcysteine and mitochondrial agents in adults with bipolar disorder: A sub-study of a randomised placebo-controlled trial. Ashton MM, Dean OM, Marx W, Mohebbi M, Berk M, Malhi GS, Ng CH, Cotton SM, Dodd S, Sarris J, Hopwood M, Faye-Chauhan K, Kim Y, Dash SR, Jacka FN, Shivappa N, Hebert JR, Turner A. Aust N Z J Psychiatry. 2020 Feb;54(2):159-172. doi: 10.1177/0004867419882497.

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. 2020 Feb;45(1):88-97. doi: 10.1007/s10900-019-00722-w.

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. 2020 Feb;45(1):20-29. doi: 10.1007/s10900-019-00697-8.

Dietary sodium, potassium, and blood pressure in normotensive pregnant women: the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Lane-Cordova AD, Schneider LR, Tucker WC, Cook JW, Wilcox S, Liu J. Appl Physiol Nutr Metab. 2020 Feb;45(2):155-160. doi: 10.1139/apnm-2019-0186.

The association between the dietary inflammatory index and glioma: A case-control study. Aminianfar A, Vahid F, Shayanfar M, Davoodi SH, Mohammad-Shirazi M, Shivappa N, Sharifi G, Hebert JR, Surkan PJ, Faghfoori Z, Esmaillzadeh A. Clin Nutr. 2020 Feb;39(2):433-439. doi: 10.1016/j.clnu.2019.02.013. Epub 2019 Feb 14.

How to train periodontal endoscopy? Results of a pilot study removing simulated hard deposits in vitro. Graetz C, Schorr S, Christofzik D, Dörfer CE, Sälzer S. Clin Oral Investig. 2020 Feb;24(2):607-617. doi: 10.1007/s00784-019-02913-0.

The dietary inflammatory index is associated with gastrointestinal infection symptoms in the national health and nutrition examination survey. Wirth MD, Robinson C, Murphy EA, Shivappa N, Hébert JR. Int J Food Sci Nutr. 2020 Feb;71(1):106-115. doi: 10.1080/09637486.2019.1614539.

Longitudinal associations between dietary inflammatory index and musculoskeletal health in community-dwelling older adults. Cervo MM, Shivappa N, Hebert JR, Oddy WH, Winzenberg T, Balogun S, Wu F, Ebeling P, Aitken D, Jones G, Scott D. Clin Nutr. 2020 Feb;39(2):516-523. doi: 10.1016/j.clnu.2019.02.031.

Retrospective Chart Analysis of Child and Adolescent Trichomonas vaginalis Infection in Houston, Texas. Nolan MS, Cruz AT, Erickson T. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2020 Feb 28;9(1):75-81. doi: 10.1093/jpids/piy134.


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