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Recent Publications

Researchers at the Arnold School of Public Health published a record-breaking 639 peer-reviewed journal articles in 2019. Our most recent publications (compiled from a search conducted for June 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.   

National nutrition strategies that focus on maternal, infant, and young child nutrition in Southeast Asia do not consistently align with regional and international recommendations. Nguyen TT, Darnell A, Weissman A, Cashin J, Withers M, Mathisen R, Lapping K, Mastro TD, Frongillo EA. Matern Child Nutr. 2020 Jun 30:e12937. doi: 10.1111/mcn.12937.

Publisher Correction: 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 Jun 29. doi: 10.1038/s41575-020-0338-0.

Racial differences in sleep duration intersect with sex, socioeconomic status, and U.S. geographic region: The REGARDS study. Petrov ME, Long DL, Grandner MA, MacDonald LA, Cribbet MR, Robbins R, Cundiff JM, Molano JR, Hoffmann CM, Wang X, Howard G, Howard VJ. Sleep Health. 2020 Jun 26:S2352-7218(20)30133-9. doi: 10.1016/j.sleh.2020.05.004.

Advances in understanding mechanisms and therapeutic targets to treat comorbid depression and cardiovascular disease. Pope BS, Wood SK. Neurosci Biobehav Rev. 2020 Jun 26:S0149-7634(20)30458-9. doi: 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2020.06.031.

Whole body deletion of Gpr68 does not change hematopoietic stem cell function. He X, Hawkins C, Lawley L, Freeman K, Phan TM, Zhang J, Xu Y, Fang J. Stem Cell Res. 2020 Jun 20;47:101869. doi: 10.1016/j.scr.2020.101869.

Association between NT5C2 rs11191580 and autism spectrum disorder in the Chinese Han population. Xie X, Liu F, Xue Q, Zhou Y, Liu Q, Tang S, Zhu K, Wan Z, Zhang J, Zuo P, Song R. Asian J Psychiatr. 2020 Jun 16;53:102231. doi: 10.1016/j.ajp.2020.102231.

Predicted DRD4 prefrontal gene expression moderates snack intake and stress perception in response to the environment in adolescents. Portella AK, Papantoni A, Paquet C, Moore S, Rosch KS, Mostofsky S, Lee RS, Smith KR, Levitan R, Silveira PP, Carnell S, Dube L. PLoS One. 2020 Jun 26;15(6):e0234601. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0234601.

End of an era of administering erythropoiesis stimulating agents among Veterans Administration cancer patients with chemotherapy-induced anemia. Hoque S, Chen BJ, Schoen MW, Carson KR, Keller J, Witherspoon BJ, Knopf KB, Yang YT, Schooley B, Nabhan C, Sartor O, Yarnold PR, Ray P, Bobolts L, Hrushesky WJ, Dickson M, Bennett CL. PLoS One. 2020 Jun 25;15(6):e0234541. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0234541.

Association between dietary inflammatory index and serum C-reactive protein concentrations in the Japan Collaborative Cohort Study. Suzuki K, Shivappa N, Kawado M, Yamada H, Hashimoto S, Wakai K, Iso H, Okada E, Fujii R, Hébert JR, Tamakoshi A. Nagoya J Med Sci. 2020 May;82(2):237-249. doi: 10.18999/nagjms.82.2.237.

Dietary glycemic index, glycemic load and risk of bladder cancer: a prospective study. Xu X, Shivappa N. Eur J Nutr. 2020 Jun 23. doi: 10.1007/s00394-020-02313-1.

Conocimientos de la hipertensión: Health beliefs about hypertension in an under-resourced community in the Dominican Republic. Abrams JA, Castro B, Gordhandas S, Grzegorczyk A, Maxwell M, Brawner B, Conserve DF, Ryan M. PLoS One. 2020 Jun 23;15(6):e0235088. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0235088.

Coinherited genetics of multiple myeloma and its precursor, monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance. Clay-Gilmour AI, Hildebrandt MAT, Brown EE, Hofmann JN, Spinelli JJ, Giles GG, Cozen W, Bhatti P, Wu X, Waller RG, Belachew AA, Robinson DP, Norman AD, Sinnwell JP, Berndt SI, Rajkumar SV, Kumar SK, Chanock SJ, Machiela MJ, Milne RL, Slager SL, Camp NJ, Ziv E, Vachon CM. Blood Adv. 2020 Jun 23;4(12):2789-2797. doi: 10.1182/bloodadvances.2020001435.

Cross-Country Comparisons of Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior among 5-Year-Old Children. McIver KL, Pate RR, Dowda M, Johnson SB, Yang J, Butterworth M, Liu X. Int J Pediatr. 2020 Jun 1;2020:7912894. doi: 10.1155/2020/7912894.

Implementing Community-Based Prostate Cancer Education in Rural South Carolina: a Collaborative Approach Through a Statewide Cancer Alliance. Troy C, Brunson A, Goldsmith A, Noblet S, Steck SE, Hebert JR, Payne J, McCormick D, Friedman DB. J Cancer Educ. 2020 Jun 20. doi: 10.1007/s13187-020-01800-7.

Personal activity intelligence and mortality - Data from the Aerobics Center Longitudinal Study. Nauman J, Sui X, Lavie CJ, Wen CP, Laukkanen JA, Blair SN, Dunn P, Arena R, Wisløff U. Prog Cardiovasc Dis. 2020 Jun 16:S0033-0620(20)30113-4. doi: 10.1016/j.pcad.2020.05.005.

Exploring Dietary Behavior Differences among Children by Race/Ethnicity and Socioeconomic Status. Woolf HR, Fair M, King SB, Dunn CG, Kaczynski AT. J Sch Health. 2020 Jun 17. doi: 10.1111/josh.12915.

Cessation Conversations and Quit Attempts: Differences by Ethnicity and Language Preference. Lambert VC, Davis RE, Popova L, Thrasher JF. Am J Health Behav. 2020 Jul 1;44(4):473-487. doi: 10.5993/AJHB.44.4.9.PMID: 32553028

Validity of Wrist-Worn photoplethysmography devices to measure heart rate: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Zhang Y, Weaver RG, Armstrong B, Burkart S, Zhang S, Beets MW. J Sports Sci. 2020 Jun 19:1-14. doi: 10.1080/02640414.2020.1767348.

Healthy Eating Policy Improves Children's Diet Quality in Early Care and Education in South Carolina. Zaltz DA, Hecht AA, Neff RA, Pate RR, Neelon B, O'Neill JR, Benjamin-Neelon SE. Nutrients. 2020 Jun 11;12(6):E1753. doi: 10.3390/nu12061753.

Effects of a food hub initiative in a disadvantaged community: A quasi-experimental evaluation. Sharpe PA, Bell BA, Liese AD, Wilcox S, Stucker J, Hutto BE. Health Place. 2020 May;63:102341. doi: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2020.102341.

Poverty Status Moderates the Relationship between Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Academic Achievement. Pate RR, Clennin M, Shull ER, Reed JA, Dowda M. J Sch Health. 2020 Jun 16. doi: 10.1111/josh.12913.

Associations Between End-of-Life Expenditures and Hospice Stay Length Vary by Clinical Condition and Expenditure Duration. Hung P, Hsu SH, Wang SY. Value Health. 2020 Jun;23(6):697-704. doi: 10.1016/j.jval.2020.01.021.

Linking Activity, Nutrition, and Child Health (LAUNCH): protocol for a longitudinal cohort study of children as they develop from infancy to preschool age. Pate RR, Frongillo EA, Cordan K, Dowda M, McLain AC, Torres ME, Brown WH, Bucko A, Shull ER. BMC Public Health. 2020 Jun 15;20(1):931. doi: 10.1186/s12889-020-09023-7.

The association of chronic diseases and mammography among Medicare beneficiaries living in Appalachia. Elewonibi B, Nkwonta C. Womens Health (Lond). 2020 Jan-Dec;16:1745506520933020. doi: 10.1177/1745506520933020.PMID: 32538325

Brief Report: Obesogenic Behaviors of Children with Developmental Disabilities During Summer. Brazendale K, Brazendale AB, Garcia JM, Monroe CM, Weaver RG, Beets MW. J Autism Dev Disord. 2020 Jun 12. doi: 10.1007/s10803-020-04566-5.

Associations of maternal stress and/or depressive symptoms with diet quality during pregnancy: a narrative review. Boutté AK, Turner-McGrievy GM, Wilcox S, Liu J, Eberth JM, Kaczynski AT. Nutr Rev. 2020 Jun 11:nuaa019. doi: 10.1093/nutrit/nuaa019.

The Faith, Activity, and Nutrition (FAN) Dissemination and Implementation Study: 24-Month Organizational Maintenance in a Countywide Initiative. Wilcox S, Saunders RP, Jake-Schoffman D, Hutto B. Front Public Health. 2020 May 14;8:171. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2020.00171.

Advancing health equity by integrating intersectionality into epidemiological research: applications and challenges. Mandelbaum J. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2020 Jun 11:jech-2020-213847. doi: 10.1136/jech-2020-213847.

Assessing sensorimotor control of the lumbopelvic-hip region using task-based functional MRI. Silfies SP, Beattie P, Jordon M, Vendemia JMC. J Neurophysiol. 2020 Jul 1;124(1):192-206. doi: 10.1152/jn.00288.2019.

Prevalence and factors associated with caesarean section in four Hard-to-Reach areas of Bangladesh: Findings from a cross-sectional survey. Karim F, Ali NB, Khan ANS, Hassan A, Hasan MM, Hoque DME, Billah SM, El Arifeen S, Chowdhury MAK. PLoS One. 2020 Jun 9;15(6):e0234249. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0234249.

The Preoperative Dietary Inflammatory Index Predicts Changes in Cardiometabolic Risk Factors After 12 Months of Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass. Pinto SL, Juvanhol LL, da Silva A, Shivappa N, Hébert JR, Bressan J. Obes Surg. 2020 Jun 8. doi: 10.1007/s11695-020-04756-1.

Participation in the Child and Adult Care Food Program is associated with fewer barriers to serving healthier foods in early care and education. Zaltz DA, Hecht AA, Pate RR, Neelon B, O'Neill JR, Benjamin-Neelon SE. BMC Public Health. 2020 Jun 5;20(1):856. doi: 10.1186/s12889-020-08712-7.PMID: 32503568

Association between Dietary Inflammatory Index (DII®) and depression and anxiety in the Mashhad Stroke and Heart Atherosclerotic Disorder (MASHAD) Study population. Ghazizadeh H, Yaghooti-Khorasani M, Asadi Z, Zare-Feyzabadi R, Saeidi F, Shabani N, Safari-Ghalezou M, Yadegari M, Nosrati-Tirkani A, Shivappa N, Hébert JR, Moohebati M, Ferns GA, Esmaily H, Ghayour-Mobarhan M. BMC Psychiatry. 2020 Jun 5;20(1):282. doi: 10.1186/s12888-020-02663-4.

Geographic Variations of Potentially Curative Treatments for Hepatocellular Carcinoma in the United States: A SEER-Medicare Study. Cheng E, Hung P, Wang SY. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2020 Jun;18(6):729-736. doi: 10.6004/jnccn.2020.7529.

Association of cervical spondylosis with obstructive sleep apnea. Yang TH, Xirasagar S, Cheng YF, Wu CS, Kao YW, Shia BC, Lin HC. Sleep Med. 2020 Jul;71:54-58. doi: 10.1016/j.sleep.2020.03.025.

Feasibility of collection and analysis of microbiome data in a longitudinal randomized trial of community gardening. Gascon M, Harrall KK, Beavers AW, Glueck DH, Stanislawski MA, Alaimo K, Villalobos A, Hebert JR, Dexter K, Li K, Litt J. Future Microbiol. 2020 May;15:633-648. doi: 10.2217/fmb-2019-0195.

Mature Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells, but Not Endothelial Cells, Serve as the Major Cellular Source of Intimal Hyperplasia in Vein Grafts. Wu W, Wang C, Zang H, Qi L, Azhar M, Nagarkatti M, Nagarkatti P, Cai G, Weiser-Evans MCM, Cui T .Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2020 Jun 4:ATVBAHA120314465. doi: 10.1161/ATVBAHA.120.314465.

Factors influencing hair lamivudine concentration among people living with HIV in Guangxi, China. Zhang Q, Li X, Qiao S, Shen Z, Zhou Y. Antivir Ther. 2020 Jun 1. doi: 10.3851/IMP3360.

Dietary inflammatory potential in relation to the gut microbiome: results from a cross-sectional study. Zheng J, Hoffman KL, Chen JS, Shivappa N, Sood A, Browman GJ, Dirba DD, Hanash S, Wei P, Hebert JR, Petrosino JF, Schembre SM, Daniel CR. Br J Nutr. 2020 Jun 1:1-12. doi: 10.1017/S0007114520001853.

Do mobile units contribute to spatial accessibility to mammography for uninsured women? Hughes AE, Lee SC, Eberth JM, Berry E, Pruitt SL. Prev Med. 2020 Sep;138:106156. doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2020.106156.

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