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Recent Publications

Researchers at the Arnold School of Public Health published a record-breaking 653 peer-reviewed journal articles in 2020. Our most recent publications (compiled from a search conducted for April 2021 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 monthly update to this page, please use our form.   

Rural-urban differences in educational attainment among registered nurses: Implications for achieving an 80% BSN workforce. Odahowski CL, Crouch EL, Zahnd WE, Probst JC, McKinney SH, Abshire DA. J Prof Nurs. 2021 Mar-Apr;37(2):404-410. doi: 10.1016/j.profnurs.2020.04.008.

Characterization, bio-uptake and toxicity of polymer-coated silver nanoparticles and their interaction with human peripheral blood mononuclear cells. Pourhoseini S, Enos RT, Murphy AE, Cai B, Lead JR. Beilstein J Nanotechnol. 2021 Mar 24;12:282-294. doi: 10.3762/bjnano.12.23.

The Dietary Inflammatory Index and Human Health: An Umbrella Review of Meta-Analyses of Observational Studies. Marx W, Veronese N, Kelly JT, Smith L, Hockey M, Collins S, Trakman GL, Hoare E, Teasdale SB, Wade A, Lane M, Aslam H, Davis JA, O'Neil A, Shivappa N, Hebert JR, Blekkenhorst LC, Berk M, Segasby T, Jacka F. Adv Nutr. 2021 Apr 19:nmab037. doi: 10.1093/advances/nmab037.

Experiences of midlife and older African American men living with type 2 diabetes. Walker AQ, Blake CE, Moore JB, Wilcox S, DuBois K, Watkins KW. Ethn Health. 2021 Apr 8:1-15. doi: 10.1080/13557858.2021.1910206.

Diet scores and prediction of general and abdominal obesity in the Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study. Hodge AM, Karim MN, Hébert JR, Shivappa N, Milne RL, de Courten B. Public Health Nutr. 2021 Apr 20:1-29. doi: 10.1017/S1368980021001713.

Incongruency of youth food and physical activity environments in the United States: Variations by region, rurality, and income. Wende ME, Alhasan DM, Hallum SH, Stowe EW, Eberth JM, Liese AD, Breneman CB, McLain AC, Kaczynski AT. Prev Med. 2021 Apr 28:106594. doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2021.106594.

Dietary Inflammatory Index Is Associated With Inflammation in Japanese Men. Kotemori A, Sawada N, Iwasaki M, Yamaji T, Shivappa N, Hebert JR, Ishihara J, Inoue M, Tsugane S. Front Nutr. 2021 Apr 9;8:604296. doi: 10.3389/fnut.2021.604296.

Effects of Variations in Resistance Training Frequency on Strength Development in Well-Trained Populations and Implications for In-Season Athlete Training: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Cuthbert M, Haff GG, Arent SM, Ripley N, McMahon JJ, Evans M, Comfort P. Sports Med. 2021 Apr 22. doi: 10.1007/s40279-021-01460-7.

Home Fortification of Complementary Foods Reduces Anemia and Diarrhea among Children Aged 6-18 Months in Bihar, India: A Large-Scale Effectiveness Trial. Young MF, Mehta RV, Gosdin L, Kekre P, Verma P, Larson LM, Girard AW, Ramakrishnan U, Chaudhuri I, Srikantiah S, Martorell R. J Nutr. 2021 Apr 20:nxab065. doi: 10.1093/jn/nxab065.

Measuring and Leveraging Motives and Values in Dietary Interventions. Eustis SJ, Turner-McGrievy G, Adams SA, Hébert JR. Nutrients. 2021 Apr 25;13(5):1452. doi: 10.3390/nu13051452.

Timing of term elective cesarean section and adverse neonatal outcomes: A multi-center retrospective cohort study. Al Bizri A, Boghossian NS, Nassar A, Nakad P, Jaber D, Chahine R, Fallakha G, Makhoul G, Yunis K. PLoS One. 2021 Apr 5;16(4):e0249557. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0249557.

Injuries and Referral Patterns During Basic Combat Training: An Examination of Data From the Certified Athletic Trainer-Forward Program. Hirschhorn RM, Yeargin SW, Mensch JM, Dompier TP. Mil Med. 2021 Apr 21:usab156. doi: 10.1093/milmed/usab156.

Effects of tobacco product type and characteristics on appeal and perceived harm: Results from a discrete choice experiment among Guatemalan adolescents. Monzón J, Islam F, Mus S, Thrasher JF, Barnoya J. Prev Med. 2021 Apr 27:106590. doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2021.106590.

Dietary Fats, Serum Cholesterol and Liver Cancer Risk: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Prospective Studies. Zhao L, Deng C, Lin Z, Giovannucci E, Zhang X. Cancers (Basel). 2021 Mar 30;13(7):1580. doi: 10.3390/cancers13071580.

Application of machine-learning techniques in classification of HIV medical care status for people living with HIV in South Carolina. Olatosi B, Sun X, Chen S, Zhang J, Liang C, Weissman S, Li X. AIDS. 2021 May 1;35(Suppl 1):S19-S28. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000002814.

Evaluation of the Role of Leisure Time Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior Simultaneously on the Income-Overweight/Obesity Relationship. Reesor-Oyer L, Murillo R, LaVoy EC, O'Connor DP, Liu Y, Hernandez DC. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021 Mar 18;18(6):3127. doi: 10.3390/ijerph18063127.

Cognitive Function in Adolescents and Young Adults With Youth-Onset Type 1 Versus Type 2 Diabetes: The SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth Study. Shapiro ALB, Dabelea D, Stafford JM, D'Agostino R Jr, Pihoker C, Liese AD, Shah AS, Bellatorre A, Lawrence JM, Henkin L, Saydah S, Wilkening G; SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth Study Group. Diabetes Care. 2021 Apr 26:dc202308. doi: 10.2337/dc20-2308.

The Epidemiology of Meningitis in Infants under 90 Days of Age in a Large Pediatric Hospital. Erickson TA, Munoz FM, Troisi CL, Nolan MS, Hasbun R, Brown EL, Murray KO. Microorganisms. 2021 Mar 4;9(3):526. doi: 10.3390/microorganisms9030526.

Resting Heart Rate and Risk of Cancer Mortality. Gutierrez-Martinez L, Brellenthin AG, Lefferts EC, Lee DC, Sui X, Lavie CJ, Blair SN. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2021 Apr 7:cebp.1731.2020. doi: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-20-1731.

County-level predictors of retention in care status among people living with HIV in South Carolina from 2010 to 2016: a data-driven approach. Zeng C, Zhang J, Sun X, Li Z, Weissman S, Olatosi B, Li X. AIDS. 2021 May 1;35(Suppl 1):S53-S64. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000002832.

Association between hair cortisol, hair cortisone, and fatigue in people living with HIV. Zhang Q, Li X, Qiao S, Liu S, Shen Z, Zhou Y. Stress. 2021 Apr 29:1-8. doi: 10.1080/10253890.2021.1919616.

Dietary Inflammatory Index scores are associated with atherogenic risk in Brazilian schoolchildren. Suhett LG, Vieira Ribeiro SA, Miranda Hermsdorff HH, Silva MA, Shivappa N, Hébert JR, de Novaes JF. Public Health Nutr. 2021 Apr 27:1-29. doi: 10.1017/S1368980021001816.

Utilizing electronic health record data to understand comorbidity burden among people living with HIV: a machine learning approach. Yang X, Zhang J, Chen S, Weissman S, Olatosi B, Li X. AIDS. 2021 May 1;35(Suppl 1):S39-S51. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000002736.

Occupational stress, burnout, and organizational readiness for change: A longitudinal study among HIV HCPs in China. Qiao S, Da W, Li X, Zhou Y, Shen Z. Psychol Health Med. 2021 Apr 19:1-12. doi: 10.1080/13548506.2021.1903059.

Recall of government healthy eating campaigns by consumers in five countries. Goodman S, Armendariz G, Corkum A, Arellano L, Jáuregui A, Keeble M, Marshall J, Sacks G, Thrasher J, Vanderlee L, White CM, Hammond D. Public Health Nutr. 2021 Apr 12:1-31. doi: 10.1017/S1368980021001415.

Disparities in Meeting USPSTF Breast, Cervical, and Colorectal Cancer Screening Guidelines Among Women in the United States. Benavidez GA, Zgodic A, Zahnd WE, Eberth JM. Prev Chronic Dis. 2021 Apr 15;18:E37. doi: 10.5888/pcd18.200315.

Nonmedical use of prescription drugs and biopsychosocial correlates among females who are sex workers in China. Tam CC, Zhou Y, Benotsch EG, Li X, Qiao S, Zhao Q. Subst Abus. 2021 Apr 19:1-7. doi: 10.1080/08897077.2021.1903655.

Facility Attractiveness and Social Vulnerability Impacts on Spatial Accessibility to Opioid Treatment Programs in South Carolina. Bozorgi P, Eberth JM, Eidson JP, Porter DE. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021 Apr 16;18(8):4246. doi: 10.3390/ijerph18084246.

Building a social media-based HIV risk behavior index to inform the prediction of HIV new diagnosis: a feasibility study. Li Z, Qiao S, Jiang Y, Li X. AIDS. 2021 May 1;35(Suppl 1):S91-S99. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000002787.

Power of Big Data in ending HIV. Olatosi B, Vermund SH, Li X. AIDS. 2021 May 1;35(Suppl 1):S1-S5. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000002888.

Factors associated with use of insecticide-treated net for malaria prevention in Manica District, Mozambique: a community-based cross-sectional survey. Scott J, Kanyangarara M, Nhama A, Macete E, Moss WJ, Saute F.Malar J. 2021 Apr 27;20(1):200. doi: 10.1186/s12936-021-03738-7.

Youth Exposure to Warnings on Cigar, E-Cigarette, and Waterpipe Tobacco Packages. Kowitt SD, Cornacchione Ross J, Goldstein AO, Jarman KL, Thrasher JF, Ranney LM. Am J Prev Med. 2021 Apr 11:S0749-3797(21)00128-8. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2021.01.028.

Telepsychiatry adoption across hospitals in the United States: a cross-sectional study. Li Z, Harrison SE, Li X, Hung P. BMC Psychiatry. 2021 Apr 7;21(1):182. doi: 10.1186/s12888-021-03180-8.

Pneumococcal Vaccination Mandates for Child Care: Impact of State Laws on Vaccination Coverage at 19-35 Months. Hair NL, Gruber A, Urban CJ. Am J Prev Med. 2021 Mar 29:S0749-3797(21)00124-0. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2021.01.026.

Still striding toward social justice? Redirecting physical activity research in a post-COVID-19 world. Lee RE, Joseph RP, Blackman Carr LT, Strayhorn SM, Faro JM, Lane H, Monroe C, Pekmezi D, Szeszulski J. Transl Behav Med. 2021 Apr 3:ibab026. doi: 10.1093/tbm/ibab026.

Associations between Family-Based Stress and Dietary Inflammatory Potential among Families with Preschool-Aged Children. Hruska V, Shivappa N, Hébert JR, Duncan AM, Haines J, Ma DWL. Nutrients. 2021 Apr 26;13(5):1464. doi: 10.3390/nu13051464.

The facilitators and barriers to physical activity scale for people with mental illness in Taiwan: development and validation. Chen MD, I JH, Pellegrini CA, Chen HF, Su CY, Chang YC.Disabil Rehabil. 2021 Apr 25:1-9. doi: 10.1080/09638288.2021.1916627.

The association of dietary patterns with dietary inflammatory index, systemic inflammation, and insulin resistance, in apparently healthy individuals with obesity. Saghafi-Asl M, Mirmajidi S, Asghari Jafarabadi M, Vahid F, Shivappa N, Hébert JR, Ebrahimzadeh Attari V. Sci Rep. 2021 Apr 6;11(1):7515. doi: 10.1038/s41598-021-86993-7.

Dietary inflammatory index and mortality in hemodialysis patients by path analysis approach (NUGE-HD study). Balbino Kp 1Juvanhol Ll 1Wendling Al 1Bressan J 1Shivappa N 2Hebert Jr 2Hermsdorff Hhm 3. Nutrition. 2021 Mar 9;89:111239. doi: 10.1016/j.nut.2021.111239.

Interventions to Improve Adherence to Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors in Chronic Myeloid Leukemia: A Systematic Review. Heiney SP, Sorrell M, Sheng J, Adams SA, Nelson K, Nguyen LA, Edwards A, Wickersham KE. Am J Clin Oncol. 2021 Apr 19. doi: 10.1097/COC.0000000000000818.

Reducing Racial Disparities in Surviving Gastrointestinal Cancer Will Require Looking Beyond the Fact That African-Americans Have Low Rates of Surgery. Hébert JR. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2021 Mar;30(3):438-440. doi: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-20-1808.

Dietary inflammatory index and risk of colorectal adenoma: effect measure modification by race, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, cigarette smoking and body mass index? Yuan F, Deng L, Sun X, Chen Z, Shivappa N, Sheth AK, Cooper GS, Hebert JR, Li L. Cancer Causes Control. 2021 Apr 29. doi: 10.1007/s10552-021-01436-y.

Change in dietary inflammatory index score is associated with control of long-term rheumatoid arthritis disease activity in a Japanese cohort: the TOMORROW study. Matsumoto Y, Shivappa N, Sugioka Y, Tada M, Okano T, Mamoto K, Inui K, Habu D, Hebert JR, Koike T. Arthritis Res Ther. 2021 Apr 8;23(1):105. doi: 10.1186/s13075-021-02478-y.

The Dietary Inflammatory Index Is Associated with Low Muscle Mass and Low Muscle Function in Older Australians. Gojanovic M, Holloway-Kew KL, Hyde NK, Mohebbi M, Shivappa N, Hebert JR, O'Neil A, Pasco JA. Nutrients. 2021 Apr 1;13(4):1166. doi: 10.3390/nu13041166.

A Comparison of Sedentary Behavior as Measured by the Fitbit and ActivPAL in College Students. Carpenter C, Yang CH, West D. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021 Apr 8;18(8):3914. doi: 10.3390/ijerph18083914.

The relationship between traffic-related air pollution exposures and allostatic load score among youth with type 1 diabetes in the SEARCH cohort. Montresor-López JA, Reading SR, Yanosky JD, Mittleman MA, Bell RA, Crume TL, Dabelea D, Dolan L, D'Agostino RB Jr, Marcovina SM, Pihoker C, Reynolds K, Urbina E, Liese AD, Quirós-Alcalá L, Smith JC, Bueno de Mesquita PJ, Puett RC. Environ Res. 2021 Mar 30;197:111075. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2021.111075.

'It brings light to what you really put into your body': a focus group study of reactions to messages about nicotine reduction in cigarettes. Duong HT, Loud EE, Thrasher JF, Henderson KC, Ashley DL, Popova L. Tob Control. 2021 Apr 16:tobaccocontrol-2020-056312. doi: 10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2020-056312.

Maternal methylmercury exposure through rice ingestion and child neurodevelopment in the first three years: a prospective cohort study in rural China. Rothenberg SE, Korrick SA, Liu J, Nong Y, Nong H, Hong C, Trinh EP, Jiang X, Biasini FJ, Ouyang F. Environ Health. 2021 Apr 28;20(1):50. doi: 10.1186/s12940-021-00732-z.

Using a machine learning approach to explore predictors of healthcare visits as missed opportunities for HIV diagnosis. Weissman S, Yang X, Zhang J, Chen S, Olatosi B, Li X. AIDS. 2021 May 1;35(Suppl 1):S7-S18. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000002735.

Engaging the 'Missing Men' in the HIV Treatment Cascade: Creating a Tailored Intervention to Improve Men's Uptake of HIV Care Services in Rural South Africa: A Study Protocol. Adeagbo O, Naidoo K. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021 Apr 2;18(7):3709. doi: 10.3390/ijerph18073709.

Dietary Inflammatory Index Is Related to Heart Failure Risk and Cardiac Function: A Case-Control Study in Heart Failure Patients. Moludi J, Shivappa N, Alisgharzadeh S, Hébert JR, Alizadeh M. Front Nutr. 2021 Apr 6;8:605396. doi: 10.3389/fnut.2021.605396. eCollection 2021.

Diet-Related Inflammation is Associated with Major Depressive Disorder in Bahraini Adults: Results of a Case-Control Study Using the Dietary Inflammatory Index. Chen W, Faris MAE, Bragazzi NL, AlGahtani HMS, Saif Z, Jahrami A, Shivappa N, Hebert JR, Jahrami H. J Inflamm Res. 2021 Apr 15;14:1437-1445. doi: 10.2147/JIR.S306315. eCollection 2021.

A Spatial Assessment of Prostate Cancer Mortality-to-Incidence Ratios Among South Carolina Veterans: 1999 - 2015. Georgantopoulos P, Eberth JM, Cai B, Rao G, Bennett CL, Emrich CT, Haddock KS, Hébert JR. Ann Epidemiol. 2021 Apr 6:S1047-2797(21)00054-5. doi: 10.1016/j.annepidem.2021.03.010.

The Association between Quitline Characteristics and Smoking Cessation by Educational Attainment, Income, Race/Ethnicity, and Sex. Colston DC, Simard BJ, Xie Y, McLeod MC, Elliott MR, Thrasher JF, Fleischer NL .Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021 Mar 23;18(6):3297. doi: 10.3390/ijerph18063297.

Muscle strength cut-points for metabolic syndrome detection among adults and the elderly from Brazil. Lima TR, González-Chica DA, D'Orsi E, Sui X, Silva DAS. Appl Physiol Nutr Metab. 2021 Apr;46(4):379-388. doi: 10.1139/apnm-2020-0758.

Neurodevelopment correlates with gut microbiota in a cross-sectional analysis of children at 3 years of age in rural China. Rothenberg SE, Chen Q, Shen J, Nong Y, Nong H, Trinh EP, Biasini FJ, Liu J, Zeng X, Zou Y, Ouyang F, Korrick SA. Sci Rep. 2021 Apr 1;11(1):7384. doi: 10.1038/s41598-021-86761-7.

Complexities of COVID-19 Demonstrate the Need for More Interdisciplinary Research Training in Graduate School. Benavidez GA, Mandelbaum J, Fisk CE.Public Health Rep. 2021 Apr 21:333549211013320. doi: 10.1177/00333549211013320.  

Correction to: Psychiatric symptoms, risk, and protective factors among university students in quarantine during the COVID-19 pandemic in China. Sun S, Goldberg SB, Lin D, Qiao S, Operario D. Global Health. 2021 Apr 26;17(1):52. doi: 10.1186/s12992-021-00701-8.

Correction to: The dietary inflammatory index is associated with anti and pro‑inflammatory adipokines in Brazilian schoolchildren. Suhett LG, Hermsdorff HHM, Ribeiro SAV, Filgueiras MS, Shivappa N, Hébert JR, de Novaes JF. Eur J Nutr. 2021 Apr 13. doi: 10.1007/s00394-021-02544-w.

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