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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 Pubmed.gov search conducted for July 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.   

A novel eye tracking paradigm for indexing social avoidance-related behavior in fragile X syndrome. Klusek, J., Moser, C., Schmidt, J., Abbeduto, L., & Roberts, J. E. (2020). American Journal of Medical Genetics Part B: Neuropsychiatric Genetics, 183B, 5-16.

The relation between linguistic awareness skills and spelling in adults: A comparison among scoring procedures. Henbest, V.S., Fitton, L., Werfel, K.L., & Apel, K. (2020). Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 1-14.

Automatic subtyping of individuals with Primary Progressive Aphasia. Themistocleous, C., Ficek, B., Webster, K., Den Ouden, D.B., Hillis, A.E., & Tsapkini, K. (2021). Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, 79(3), 1185-1194. 

Application of the dual stream model to primary progressive aphasia: Evidence from a multivariant classification tool in primary progressive aphasia. Keator, L.M., Faria, A., Yourganov, G., Hillis, A., & Tippett, D. (2021). Aphasiology, DOI: 10.1080/02687038.2021.1897079.

Machine learning-based multimodal prediction of language outcomes in chronic aphasia. Kristinsson, S., Zhang, W., Rorden, C., Newman-Norlund, R., Basilakos, A., Bonilha, L. et al. (2021). Hum Brain Mapp, 42(6), 1682-1698. doi: 10.1002/hbm.25321.

The Aging Brain Cohort (ABC) repository: The University of South Carolina’s multimodal lifespan database for studying the relationship between the brain, cognition, genetics and behavior in healthy aging. Newman-Norlund, R. D., Newman-Norlund, S. E., Sayers, S., Nemati, S., Riccardi, N., Rorden, C., & Fridriksson, J. (2021). Neuroimage: Reports, 1(1), 100008.

An efficient bedside measure yields prognostic implications for acute stroke patients. Keator, L.M., Faria, A., Kim, K., Saxena, S., Wright, A., Sheppard, S.M., Breining, B., Goldberg, E., Tippett, D., & Hillis, A. (2020). Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology, 33(3), 192-200. DOI: 10.1097/WNN.0000000000000238.

Brain damage associated with impaired sentence processing in acute aphasia. Kristinsson, S., Thors, H., Yourganov, G., Magnusdottir, S., Hjaltason, H., Stark, B.C., Basilakos, A., Den Ouden, D.B., Bonilha, L., Rorden, C., Hickok, G., Hillis, A.E., & Fridriksson, J. (2020). Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 32(2), 256-271.

Morphological awareness skills of second and third grade students with and without speech sounds disorders. Apel, K. & Henbest, V.S. (2020). Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 51, 603-616.

Clinical implementation of transcranial direct current stimulation in aphasia: A survey of speech-language pathologists. Keator, L.M., Basilakos, A., Rorden, C., Elm, J., Bonilha, L., Fridriksson, J. (2020). American Journal of Speech Language Pathology, 29(3), 1376-1388. DOI: 10.1044/2020_AJSLP-19-00037. 

Awareness of and reactions to health and environmental harms of red meat among parents in the United States. Grummon AH, Goodman D, Jaacks LM, Taillie LS, Chauvenet CA, Salvia MG, Rimm EB. Public Health Nutr. 2021 Jul 29:1-32. doi: 10.1017/S1368980021003098.

Nutritional approach for increasing public health during pandemic of COVID-19: A comprehensive review of antiviral nutrients and nutraceuticals. Ebrahimzadeh-Attari V, Panahi G, Hebert JR, Ostadrahimi A, Saghafi-Asl M, Lotfi-Yaghin N, Baradaran B. Health Promot Perspect. 2021 May 19;11(2):119-136. doi: 10.34172/hpp.2021.17.

COVID-19 Disrupted Provision and Utilization of Health and Nutrition Services in Uttar Pradesh, India: Insights from Service Providers, Household Phone Surveys, and Administrative Data. Nguyen PH, Kachwaha S, Pant A, Tran LM, Walia M, Ghosh S, Sharma PK, Escobar-Alegria J, Frongillo EA, Menon P, Avula R. J Nutr. 2021 Jun 3:nxab135. doi: 10.1093/jn/nxab135.  

Competency of health workers in detecting and managing gestational hypertension, pre-eclampsia, severe pre-eclampsia and eclampsia during antenatal check-ups in primary care health facilities in Bangladesh: a cross-sectional study. Billah SM, Khan ANS, Rokonuzzaman SM, Huq NL, Khan MA, Priyanka SS, Mannan II, Rahman S, Arifeen SE, George J. BMJ Open. 2021 Jul 28;11(7):e046638. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-046638.

Addicted to smoking or addicted to nicotine? A focus group study on perceptions of nicotine and addiction among US adult current smokers, former smokers, non-smokers and dual users of cigarettes and e-cigarettes. Loud EE, Duong HT, Henderson KC, Reynolds RM, Ashley DL, Thrasher JF, Popova L. Addiction. 2021 Jul 6. doi: 10.1111/add.15634.

Abdominal aortic calcification and cognitive function among older adults: Cross-sectional analysis of National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2013-2014. Wei J, Ali MK, Wang T, Xu H. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2021 Jul 5. doi: 10.1002/gps.5599.

Role of hypertension in the association of overweight and obesity with diabetes among adults in Bangladesh: a population-based, cross-sectional nationally representative survey. Hossain MB, Khan JR, Das Gupta R. BMJ Open. 2021 Jul 30;11(7):e050493. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-050493.

Psycho-affective health, cognition, and neurophysiological functioning following sports-related concussion in symptomatic and asymptomatic athletes, and control athletes. Sicard V, Harrison AT, Moore RD. Sci Rep. 2021 Jul 5;11(1):13838. doi: 10.1038/s41598-021-93218-4.

Medication Adherence Reminder System for Virtual Home Assistants: Mixed Methods Evaluation Study. Corbett CF, Combs EM, Chandarana PS, Stringfellow I, Worthy K, Nguyen T, Wright PJ, O'Kane JM. JMIR Form Res. 2021 Jul 13;5(7):e27327. doi: 10.2196/27327.

Utilizing Big Data analytics and electronic health record data in HIV prevention, treatment, and care research: a literature review. Qiao S, Li X, Olatosi B, Young SD. AIDS Care. 2021 Jul 14:1-21. doi: 10.1080/09540121.2021.1948499.

Cognitive complaints in age-related chronic conditions: A systematic review. Hill NL, Bhargava S, Brown MJ, Kim H, Bhang I, Mullin K, Phillips K, Mogle J. PLoS One. 2021 Jul 7;16(7):e0253795. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0253795.

Non-Native English-Speaking Patients, Support Systems, and Patient Care Delivery: A Study of Secondary School Athletic Trainers. Stanton BM, Rivera MJ, Winkelmann ZK, Eberman LE. J Athl Train. 2021 Jul 30. doi: 10.4085/1062-6050-0181.21.

Responding to the Call: Building a Training Program to Diversify the Academy in Alzheimer's Disease Research. Ingram LA, Ford ME, Johnson CL, Ashford-Carroll B, McCollum Q, Friedman DB, Levkoff SE. Front Public Health. 2021 Jun 29;9:671956. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2021.671956.

Impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the productivity of academics who mother. Kasymova S, Place JMS, Billings DL, Aldape JD. Gend Work Organ. 2021 May 20:10.1111/gwao.12699. doi: 10.1111/gwao.12699.

Problematic Internet Use Was Associated With Psychological Problems Among University Students During COVID-19 Outbreak in China. Xie X, Zhu K, Xue Q, Zhou Y, Liu Q, Wu H, Wan Z, Zhang J, Meng H, Zhu B, Song R. Front Public Health. 2021 Jun 15;9:675380. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2021.675380. eCollection 2021.

Scaling of Joint Motion and Muscle Activation for 3-Dimensional Control of Reach Extent. Smith CR, Hetherington A, Silfies SP, Stewart JC. J Mot Behav. 2021 Jul 12:1-15. doi: 10.1080/00222895.2021.1941737.

A mindfulness-based mobile health (mHealth) intervention among psychologically distressed university students in quarantine during the COVID-19 pandemic: A randomized controlled trial. Sun S, Lin D, Goldberg S, Shen Z, Chen P, Qiao S, Brewer J, Loucks E, Operario D. J Couns Psychol. 2021 Jul 15. doi: 10.1037/cou0000568.

Ten-year trends in the incidence of microtia: a nationwide population-based study from Taiwan. Cheng YF, Xirasagar S, Liu TC, Kuo NW, Lin HC. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2021 Jul 26. doi: 10.1007/s00405-021-07014-x.

Liability Waivers for COVID-19: Law, Policy, and Practice. Yang YT, Chen BK. J Public Health Manag Pract. 2021 Jun 30. doi: 10.1097/PHH.0000000000001398.

Later sleep timing predicts accelerated summer weight gain among elementary school children: a prospective observational study. Moreno JP, Razjouyan J, Lester H, Dadabhoy H, Amirmazaheri M, Reesor-Oyer L, O'Connor TM, Hernandez DC, Najafi B, Alfano CA, Crowley SJ, Thompson D, Baranowski T. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2021 Jul 12;18(1):94.

Building Capacity in Implementation Science for Cancer Prevention and Control Through a Research Network Scholars Program. Friedman DB, Escoffery C, Noblet SB, Agnone CM, Flicker KJ. J Cancer Educ. 2021 Jul 9:1-10. doi: 10.1007/s13187-021-02066-3.

Genome-Wide Association Analyses Identify Variants in IRF4 Associated With Acute Myeloid Leukemia and Myelodysplastic Syndrome Susceptibility. Wang J, Clay-Gilmour AI, Karaesmen E, Rizvi A, Zhu Q, Yan L, Preus L, Liu S, Wang Y, Griffiths E, Stram DO, Pooler L, Sheng X, Haiman C, Van Den Berg D, Webb A, Brock G, Spellman S, Pasquini M, McCarthy P, Allan J, Stölzel F, Onel K, Hahn T, Sucheston-Campbell LE. Front Genet. 2021 Jun 17;12:554948. doi: 10.3389/fgene.2021.554948.

Readiness of SNAP-Ed Implementers to Incorporate Policy, Systems, and Environmental Approaches into Programming. Draper CL, Younginer N. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2021 Jul 4:S1499-4046(21)00621-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jneb.2021.05.004.

Household cooking fuels associated with elevated blood pressure among adult women: a national-wide assessment in Bangladesh. Khan JR, Hossain MB, Gupta RD. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2021 Jul 15. doi: 10.1007/s11356-021-15344-w.

Physical Activity among Adults Residing in 11 Countries during the COVID-19 Pandemic Lockdown. Ding K, Yang J, Chin MK, Sullivan L, Durstine JL, Violant-Holz V, Demirhan G, Oliveira NRC, Popeska B, Kuan G, Khan W, Dai J, Xu X, Mladenova Z, Balasekaran G, Smith GA, On Behalf Of Global Community Health-Covid-Collaborative Research Team. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021 Jul 1;18(13):7056. doi: 10.3390/ijerph18137056.

A qualitative exploration of men's perceptions of the terms "male sterilization" versus "vasectomy" in the southern United States. White AL, Mann ES, Billings DL, Shah P. Contraception. 2021 Jul 7:S0010-7824(21)00222-5. doi: 10.1016/j.contraception.2021.07.002.

Exploring Disparities in Youth Physical Activity Environments by Income and Non-Hispanic White Population Across the United States. Wende ME, Stowe EW, Hallum SH, Eberth JM, Liese AD, Kaczynski AT. J Public Health Manag Pract. 2021 Jun 30. doi: 10.1097/PHH.0000000000001399.

Post-exercise cognitive testing to assess persisting alterations in athletes with a history of concussion. Sicard V, Caron G, Moore RD, Ellemberg D. Brain Inj. 2021 Jul 3;35(8):978-985. doi: 10.1080/02699052.2021.1944668.

A cross sectional study to compare cardiac structure and diastolic function in adolescents and young adults with youth-onset type 1 and type 2 diabetes: The SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth Study. Shah AS, Isom S, Dabelea D, D'Agostino R Jr, Dolan LM, Wagenknecht L, Imperatore G, Saydah S, Liese AD, Lawrence JM, Pihoker C, Urbina EM; SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth Study Group. Cardiovasc Diabetol. 2021 Jul 7;20(1):136. doi: 10.1186/s12933-021-01328-0.

Wheel running improves fasting-induced AMPK signaling in skeletal muscle from tumor-bearing mice. Fix DK, Counts BR, Smuder AJ, Sarzynski MA, Koh HJ, Carson JA. Physiol Rep. 2021 Jul;9(14):e14924. doi: 10.14814/phy2.14924.

Comparing dietary score associations with lipoprotein particle subclass profiles: A cross-sectional analysis of a middle-to older-aged population. Millar SR, Navarro P, Harrington JM, Shivappa N, Hébert JR, Perry IJ, Phillips CM. Clin Nutr. 2021 Jul;40(7):4720-4729. doi: 10.1016/j.clnu.2021.06.005.

Reducing sedentary time using an innovative mHealth intervention among patients with total knee replacement: Rationale and study protocol. Pellegrini CA, Lee J, DeVivo KE, Harpine CE, Del Gaizo DJ, Wilcox S. Contemp Clin Trials Commun. 2021 Jun 18;22:100810. doi: 10.1016/j.conctc.2021.100810.

Association between Dietary Inflammatory Index and Type 2 diabetes mellitus in Xinjiang Uyghur autonomous region, China. Fu W, Pei H, Shivappa N, Hebert JR, Luo T, Tian T, Alimu D, Zhang Z, Dai J. PeerJ. 2021 Jul 16;9:e11159. doi: 10.7717/peerj.11159.

A Nationwide Population-Based Study on the Association between Land Transport Accident and Peripheral Vestibular Disorders. Lin HC, Xirasagar S, Wang CH, Cheng YF, Liu TC, Yang TH. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021 Jun 18;18(12):6570. doi: 10.3390/ijerph18126570.

Strategies used by providers to support individuals with spinal cord injury in weight management: a qualitative study of provider perspectives. Burkhart L, Pellegrini CA, Jones K, LaVela SL. Spinal Cord Ser Cases. 2021 Jul 29;7(1):65. doi: 10.1038/s41394-021-00426-1. P


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