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Recent Publications

Researchers at the Arnold School of Public Health published a record-breaking 557 peer-reviewed journal articles in 2017. Our most recent publications (compiled from a search conducted for May 2018 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.   

Prevalence and determinants of hypertension among adult population in Nepal: Data from Nepal Demographic and Health Survey 2016. Hasan M, Sutradhar I, Akter T, Das Gupta R, Joshi H, Haider MR, Sarker M. PLoS One. 2018 May 31;13(5):e0198028

Use of Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors and Angiotensin Receptor Blockers for Geriatric Ischemic Stroke Patients: Are the Rates Right? Brooks JM, Chapman CG, Suneja M, Schroeder MC, Fravel MA, Schneider KM, Wilwert J, Li YJ, Chrischilles EA, Brenton DW, Brenton M, Robinson J. J Am Heart Assoc. 2018 May 30;7(11).

Editorial Comment. Qureshi ZP, Sartor O, Ablin RJ, Bennett CL. Urology. 2018 May 28. pii: S0090-4295(18)30383-2.

Dietary inflammatory index and risk of upper aerodigestive tract cancer in Japanese adults. Abe M, Shivappa N, Ito H, Oze I, Abe T, Shimizu Y, Hasegawa Y, Kiyohara C, Nomura M, Ogawa Y, Hebert JR, Matsuo K. Oncotarget. 2018 May 8;9(35):24028-24040.

"He Told Me to Check My Health": A Qualitative Exploration of Social Network Influence on Men's HIV Testing Behavior and HIV Self-Testing Willingness in Tanzania. Conserve DF, Alemu D, Yamanis T, Maman S, Kajula L. Am J Mens Health. 2018 May 1:1557988318777674.

Fluorescence characterization of fractionated dissolved organic matter in the five tributaries of Poyang Lake, China. Yan C, Liu H, Sheng Y, Huang X, Nie M, Huang Q, Baalousha M. Sci Total Environ. 2018 May 15;637-638:1311-1320.

Pancreatic Cancer Risk is Modulated by Inflammatory Potential of Diet and ABO Genotype: A Consortia-based Evaluation and Replication Study. Antwi SO, Bamlet WR, Pedersen KS, Chaffee KG, Risch HA, Shivappa N, Steck SE, Anderson KE, Bracci PM, Polesel J, Serraino D, La Vecchia C, Bosetti C, Li D, Oberg AL, Arslan AA, Albanes D, Duell EJ, Huybrechts I, Amundadottir LT, Hoover R, Mannisto S, Chanock S, Zheng W, Shu XO, Stepien M, Canzian F, Bueno-de-Mesquita B, Quirós JR, Zeleniuch-Jacquotte A, Bruinsma F, Milne RL, Giles GG, Hébert JR, Stolzenberg-Solomon RZ, Petersen GM. Carcinogenesis. 2018 May 25.

Determinants of Attendance at a Physical Activity Focused Afterschool Program in Elementary School Children. Crimarco A, Mayfield C, Mitchell N, Beets MW, Yin Z, Moore JB. Int J Exerc Sci. 2018 May 1;11(5):137-151.

Injury Surveillance and Reporting for Trainees with Bone Stress Injury: Current Practices and Recommendations. Dembowski SC, Tragord BS, Hand AF, Rohena-Quinquilla IR, Lee IE, Thoma DC, Molloy JM. Mil Med. 2018 May 18.

An Intervention to Increase Students' Physical Activity: A 2-Year Pilot Study. Weaver RG, Webster CA, Beets MW, Brazendale K, Schisler L, Aziz M. Am J Prev Med. 2018 May 15.

Use of Evidence-Based Interventions and Implementation Strategies to Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening in Federally Qualified Health Centers. Adams SA, Rohweder CL, Leeman J, Friedman DB, Gizlice Z, Vanderpool RC, Askelson N, Best A, Flocke SA, Glanz K, Ko LK, Kegler M. J Community Health. 2018 May 16.

Increased butyrate priming in the gut stalls microbiome associated-gastrointestinal inflammation and hepatic metabolic reprogramming in a mouse model of Gulf War Illness. Seth RK, Kimono D, Alhasson F, Sarkar S, Albadrani M, Lasley SK, Horner R, Janulewicz P, Nagarkatti M, Nagarkatti P, Sullivan K, Chatterjee S. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol. 2018 Jul 1;350:64-77.

Neonatal and Fetal Growth Charts to Identify Preterm Infants Less than 30 Weeks Gestation at Risk of Adverse Outcomes. Boghossian NS, Geraci M, Edwards EM, Horbar JD. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2018 May 8. pii: S0002-9378(18)30394-6.

Evolution of human health risk based on EPA modeling for adults and children and pollution level of potentially toxic metals in Rafsanjan road dust: a case study in a semi-arid region, Iran. Aminiyan MM, Baalousha M, Aminiyan FM. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2018 May 8.

Uptake of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Benefits by Participants in a Home Visiting Program. Radcliff E, Gustafson E, Crouch E, Bennett KJ. Soc Work. 2018 May 2.

Calcium, magnesium, and whole-milk intakes and high-aggressive prostate cancer in the North Carolina-Louisiana Prostate Cancer Project (PCaP). Steck SE, Omofuma OO, Su LJ, Maise AA, Woloszynska-Read A, Johnson CS, Zhang H, Bensen JT, Fontham ETH, Mohler JL, Arab L. Am J Clin Nutr. 2018 May 1;107(5):799-807.

Development and Testing of the Church Environment Audit Tool. Kaczynski AT, Jake-Schoffman DE, Peters NA, Dunn CG, Wilcox S, Forthofer M. Am J Health Behav. 2018 May 1;42(3):17-26.

Antibiotic-mediated bacteriome depletion in ApcMin/+ mice is associated with reduction in mucus-producing goblet cells and increased colorectal cancer progression. Kaur K, Saxena A, Debnath I, O'Brien JL, Ajami NJ, Auchtung TA, Petrosino JF, Sougiannis AJ, Depaep S, Chumanevich A, Gummadidala PM, Omebeyinje MH, Banerjee S, Chatzistamou I, Chakraborty P, Fayad R, Berger FG, Carson JA, Chanda A. Cancer Med. 2018 May;7(5):2003-2012.

Femoral anteversion assessment: Comparison of physical examination, gait analysis, and EOS biplanar radiography. Westberry DE, Wack LI, Davis RB, Hardin JW. Gait Posture. 2018 May;62:285-290. 

Dietary inflammatory index or Mediterranean diet score as risk factors for total and cardiovascular mortality. Hodge AM, Bassett JK, Dugué PA, Shivappa N, Hébert JR, Milne RL, English DR, Giles GG. Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis. 2018 May;28(5):461-469.

Association between use of marijuana and time to pregnancy in men and women: findings from the National Survey of Family Growth. Kasman AM, Thoma ME, McLain AC, Eisenberg ML. Fertil Steril. 2018 May;109(5):866-871.

Resveratrol protects mice against SEB-induced acute lung injury and mortality by miR-193a modulation that targets TGF-β signalling. Alghetaa H, Mohammed A, Sultan M, Busbee P, Murphy A, Chatterjee S, Nagarkatti M, Nagarkatti P. J Cell Mol Med. 2018 May;22(5):2644-2655.

Multidrug Resistance Protein 1 Deficiency Promotes Doxorubicin-Induced Ovarian Toxicity in Female Mice. Wang Y, Liu M, Zhang J, Liu Y, Kopp M, Zheng W, Xiao S. Toxicol Sci. 2018 May 1;163(1):279-292.

Long-term Impact of Cardiorespiratory Fitness on Type 2 Diabetes Incidence: A Cohort Study of Japanese Men. Kawakami R, Sawada SS, Lee IM, Gando Y, Momma H, Terada S, Kinugawa C, Okamoto T, Tsukamoto K, Higuchi M, Miyachi M, Blair SN. J Epidemiol. 2018 May 5;28(5):266-273.

Importance of Achieving a "Fit" Cardiorespiratory Fitness Level for Several Years on the Incidence of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: A Japanese Cohort Study. Momma H, Sawada SS, Sloan RA, Gando Y, Kawakami R, Terada S, Miyachi M, Kinugawa C, Okamoto T, Tsukamoto K, Huang C, Nagatomi R, Blair SN. J Epidemiol. 2018 May 5;28(5):230-236.

Validation of an observation tool to assess physical activity-promoting physical education lessons in high schools: SOFIT. Fairclough SJ, Weaver RG, Johnson S, Rawlinson J. J Sci Med Sport. 2018 May;21(5):495-500.

Why do oncologists hide the truth? Disclosure of cancer diagnoses to patients in China: A multisource assessment using mixed methods. Gan Y, Zheng L, Yu NX, Zhou G, Miao M, Lu Q. Psychooncology. 2018 May;27(5):1457-1463.

Elevating Oral Health Interprofessional Practice Among Pediatricians Through a Statewide Quality Improvement Learning Collaborative. Nelson JD, Spencer SM, Blake CE, Moore JB, Martin AB. J Public Health Manag Pract. 2018 May/Jun;24(3):e19-e24.

Banning tobacco price promotions, smoking-related beliefs and behaviour: findings from the International Tobacco Control Four Country (ITC 4C) Survey. El-Toukhy S, Choi K, Hitchman SC, Bansal-Travers M, Thrasher JF, Yong HH, O'Connor RJ, Shang C. Tob Control. 2018 May;27(3):310-318.

The ecological risk, source identification, and pollution assessment of heavy metals in road dust: a case study in Rafsanjan, SE Iran. Mirzaei Aminiyan M, Baalousha M, Mousavi R, Mirzaei Aminiyan F, Hosseini H, Heydariyan A. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2018 May;25(14):13382-13395.