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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 Pubmed.gov search conducted for August 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.   

Explaining intelligibility in speech-modulated maskers using acoustic glimpse analysis. Gibbs II, B.E. & Fogerty, D. (2018). Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 143, EL449-EL455.

Orthographic Knowledge: Clarifications, Challenges, and Future Directions. Apel, K., Henbest, V.S., & Masterson, J.J. (2018). Reading and Writing.

Orthographic Fast-Mapping Across Time in 5- and 6-Year-Old Children. Henbest, V. S. & Apel, K. (2018).  Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research.

Shared book reading interventions with English learners: A meta-analysis. Fitton, L., McIlraith, A. L., & Wood, C. L. (2018). Review of Educational Research.

The effect of e-book vocabulary instruction on Spanish-English speaking children. Wood, C., Fitton, L., Petscher, Y., Rodriguez, E., Sunderman, G., & Lim, T. (2018). Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research.

Curvilinear association between language disfluency and FMR1 CGG repeat size across the normal, intermediate, and premutation range. Klusek, J., Porter, A., Abbeduto, L. J., Adayev, T., Tassone, F., Mailick, M., Glicksman, A., Tonnsen, B., & Roberts, J. (2018) Frontiers in Genetics.

Vagal Tone as a Putative Mechanism for Pragmatic Competence: An Investigation of Carriers of the FMR1 Premutation. Klusek, J., Fairchild, A. J., & Roberts, J. E. (2018). Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.

Large-Scale Social and Behavior Change Communication Interventions Have Sustained Impacts on Infant and Young Child Feeding Knowledge and Practices: Results of a 2-Year Follow-Up Study in Bangladesh. Kim SS, Nguyen PH, Tran LM, Sanghvi T, Mahmud Z, Haque MR, Afsana K, Frongillo EA, Ruel MT, Menon P. J Nutr. 2018 Aug 29.

Investigating best practices of district-wide physical activity programmatic efforts in US schools- a mixed-methods approach. Economos CD, Mueller MP, Schultz N, Gervis J, Miller GF, Pate RR. BMC Public Health. 2018 Aug 30;18(1):992.

Use of cigarettes with flavour-changing capsules among smokers in the United Kingdom: An online survey. Moodie C, MacKintosh AM, Thrasher JF, McNeill A, Hitchman S. Nicotine Tob Res. 2018 Aug 24.

Food insecurity is associated with inflammation among women living with HIV. Leddy AM, Roque A, Sheira LA, Frongillo EA, Landay AL, Adedimeji AA, Wilson TE, Merenstein D, Wentz E, Adimora AA, Ofotokun I, Metsch L, Cohen MH, Tien PC, Turan J, Turan B, Weiser SD. J Infect Dis. 2018 Aug 27.

Evaluation of self-report adherence measures and their associations with detectable viral load among people living with HIV (PLHIV) in China. Da W, Li X, Qiao S, Zhou Y, Shen Z. PLoS One. 2018 Aug 30;13(8):e0203032.

Light-Intensity Physical Activity and Cardiometabolic Risk Among Older Adults With Multiple Chronic Conditions. Li Y, White K, O'Shields KR, McLain AC, Merchant AT. Am J Health Promot. 2018 Aug 29:890117118796459.

Mate Yako Afya Yako: Formative research to develop the Tanzania HIV self-testing education and promotion (Tanzania STEP) project for men. Conserve DF, Muessig KE, Maboko LL, Shirima S, Kilonzo MN, Maman S, Kajula L. PLoS One. 2018 Aug 27;13(8):e0202521.

Social Inequalities in Palliative Care for Cancer Patients in the US: A Structured Review. Elk R, Felder TM, Cayir E, Samuel CA. Semin Oncol Nurs. 2018 Aug 23.

Population-based mortality data suggests remediation is modestly effective in two Montana Superfund counties. Davis B, McDermott S, McCarter M, Ortaglia A. Environ Geochem Health. 2018 Aug 23.

Exploring app features with outcomes in mHealth studies involving chronic respiratory diseases, diabetes, and hypertension: a targeted exploration of the literature. Donevant SB, Estrada RD, Culley JM, Habing B, Adams SA. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2018 Aug 17.

Investigating Socioeconomic Disparities in the Potential Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Environments of Churches. Bernhart JA, La Valley EA, Kaczynski AT, Wilcox S, Jake-Schoffman DE, Peters N, Dunn CG, Hutto B. J Relig Health. 2018 Aug 21.

HIV serostatus disclosure in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: a systematic review. Whembolua GL, Conserve DF, Thomas K, Tshiswaka DI, Handler L. AIDS Care. 2018 Aug 15:1-5.

Opioid prescription patterns for adults with longstanding disability and inflammatory conditions compared to other users, using a nationally representative sample. Hong Y, Geraci M, Turk MA, Love BL, McDermott SW. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2018 Aug 10.

Dietary Inflammatory Index and Biomarkers of Lipoprotein Metabolism, Inflammation and Glucose Homeostasis in Adults. Phillips CM, Shivappa N, Hébert JR, Perry IJ. Nutrients. 2018 Aug 8;10(8).

Attitudes toward evidence-based practices, occupational stress and work-related social support among health care providers in China: A SEM analysis. Qiao S, Li X, Zhou Y, Shen Z, Stanton B. PLoS One. 2018 Aug 10;13(8):e0202166.

Relationship between Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Non-High-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol: A Cohort Study. Watanabe N, S Sawada S, Shimada K, Lee IM, Gando Y, Momma H, Kawakami R, Miyachi M, Hagi Y, Kinugawa C, Okamoto T, Tsukamoto K, N Blair S. J Atheroscler Thromb. 2018 Aug 8.

The association between dietary inflammatory index and metabolic syndrome components in Iranian adults. Nikniaz L, Nikniaz Z, Shivappa N, Hébert JR. Prim Care Diabetes. 2018 Aug 1.

Renal cell carcinoma risk associated with lower intake of micronutrients. Bock CH, Ruterbusch JJ, Holowatyj AN, Steck SE, Van Dyke AL, Ho WJ, Cote ML, Hofmann JN, Davis F, Graubard BI, Schwartz KL, Purdue MP.Cancer Med. 2018 Aug;7(8):4087-4097.

Interactions between dietary inflammatory index, nutritional state and Multiple Sclerosis clinical condition. Da Costa Silva BY, De Carvalho Sampaio HA, Shivappa N, Hébert J, Silva Albuquerque LD, Ferreira Carioca AA, Costa D'Almeida JA, Costa Maia CS, Pereira De Melo ML. Clin Nutr ESPEN. 2018 Aug;26:35-41.

Editorial Comment. Qureshi ZP, Sartor O, Ablin RJ, Bennett CL. Urology. 2018 Aug;118:125-126.

Neonatal and fetal growth charts to identify preterm infants <30 weeks gestation at risk of adverse outcomes. Boghossian NS, Geraci M, Edwards EM, Horbar JD. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2018 Aug;219(2):195.e1-195.e14.

An estrogen-related lifestyle score is associated with risk of postmenopausal breast cancer in the PLCO cohort. Guinter MA, McLain AC, Merchant AT, Sandler DP, Steck SE. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2018 Aug;170(3):613-622.

The relationship between the dietary inflammatory index (DII®) and incident depressive symptoms: A longitudinal cohort study. Shivappa N, Hébert JR, Veronese N, Caruso MG, Notarnicola M, Maggi S, Stubbs B, Firth J, Fornaro M, Solmi M. J Affect Disord. 2018 Aug.

Nanomaterials in the environment: Behavior, fate, bioavailability, and effects-An updated review. Lead JR, Batley GE, Alvarez PJJ, Croteau MN, Handy RD, McLaughlin MJ, Judy JD, Schirmer K. Environ Toxicol Chem. 2018 Aug;37(8):2029-2063.

Long-term Changes in Depressive Symptoms and Estimated Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Risk of All-Cause Mortality: The Nord-Trøndelag Health Study. Carlsen T, Salvesen O, Sui X, Lavie CJ, Blair SN, Wisloff U, Ernstsen L. Mayo Clin Proc. 2018 Aug;93(8):1054-1064. 

Association Between Household Food Environment and Excessive Gestational Weight Gain. Porter H, West DS, Cleves MA, Saylors ME, Andres A, Krukowski RA. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2018 Aug;27(8):1064-1070.

A dietary pattern based on estrogen metabolism is associated with breast cancer risk in a prospective cohort of postmenopausal women. Guinter MA, McLain AC, Merchant AT, Sandler DP, Steck SE. Int J Cancer. 2018 Aug 1;143(3):580-590.

Developing and testing a brief clinic-based lung cancer screening decision aid for primary care settings. McDonnell KK, Strayer SM, Sercy E, Campbell C, Friedman DB, Cartmell KB, Eberth JM. Health Expect. 2018 Aug;21(4):796-804.

Community Health Advisors' Participation in a Dissemination and Implementation Study of an Evidence-Based Physical Activity and Healthy Eating Program in a Faith-Based Setting. Sharpe PA, Wilcox S, Kinnard D, Condrasky MD. J Community Health. 2018 Aug;43(4):694-704.

Leading God's People: Perceptions of Influence Among African-American Pastors. Harmon BE, Strayhorn S, Webb BL, Hébert JR. J Relig Health. 2018 Aug;57(4):1509-1523.

Cardiorespiratory fitness, exercise haemodynamics and birth outcomes: the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults Study. Lane-Cordova AD, Carnethon MR, Catov JM, Montag S, Lewis CE, Schreiner PJ, Dude A, Sternfeld B, Badon SE, Greenland P, Gunderson EP. BJOG. 2018 Aug;125(9):1127-1134.

Lifetime Trauma and Depressive Symptomatology Among Older American Indians: The Native Elder Care Study. Çayır E, Burke MP, Spencer M, Schure MB, Goins RT. Community Ment Health J. 2018 Aug;54(6):740-747.

The Power of Product Innovation: Smokers' Perceptions of Capsule Cigarettes. Moodie C, Ford A, Dobbie F, Thrasher JF, McKell J, Purves R. Nicotine Tob Res. 2018 Aug 14;20(9):1157-1160.

Persisting Racial Disparities in Colonoscopy Screening of Persons with a Family History of Colorectal Cancer. Tsai MH, Xirasagar S, de Groen PC. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. 2018 Aug;5(4):737-746.