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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 July 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.   

Design, Development and Construct Validation of the Children's Dietary Inflammatory Index. Khan S, Wirth MD, Ortaglia A, Alvarado CR, Shivappa N, Hurley TG, Hebert JR. Nutrients. 2018 Jul 30;10(8).

Smartphone Ownership, Use, and Willingness to Use Smartphones to Provide Peer-Delivered Services: Results from a National Online Survey. Fortuna KL, Aschbrenner KA, Lohman MC, Brooks J, Salzer M, Walker R, St George L, Bartels SJ. Psychiatr Q. 2018 Jul 28.

The impact of school support on depression among adolescent orphans: a cluster-randomized trial in Kenya. Green EP, Cho H, Gallis J, Puffer ES. J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2018 Jul 28.

Smoking-related stigma: a public health tool or a damaging force? Lozano P, Thrasher JF, Forthofer M, Hardin J, Reynales Shigematsu LM, Arillo Santillán E, Fleischer NL. Nicotine Tob Res. 2018 Jul 25.

Dietary Inflammatory Index and Odds of Colorectal Cancer in a Case- Control Study from Iran. Shivappa N, Hébert JR, Steck SE, Safari A, Sedaghat F, Rashidkhani B. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2018 Jul 27;19(7):1999-2006.

The Importance of Rural Hospitals: Transfers and 30-day Readmissions Among Rural Residents and Patients Presenting at Rural Hospitals. Bennett KJ, Probst JC, Bullard JC, Crouch E. Popul Health Manag. 2018 Jul 26.

Strange Harvest: a Cross-sectional Ecological Analysis of the Association Between Historic Lynching Events and 2010-2014 County Mortality Rates. Probst JC, Glover S, Kirksey V. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. 2018 Jul 25.

The impact and relevance of tobacco control research in low-and middle-income countries globally and to the US. Berg CJ, Fong GT, Thrasher JF, Cohen JE, Maziak W, Lando H, Drope J, Mejia R, Barnoya J, Nakkash R, Salloum RG, Parascandola M. Addict Behav. 2018 Jul 17;87:162-168.

Exposure to tobacco in video games and smoking among gamers in Argentina. Pérez A, Thrasher J, Cabrera N, Forsyth S, Peña L, Sargent JD, Mejía R. Tob Control. 2018 Jul 20. pii: tobaccocontrol-2017-053973.

The association between the inflammatory potential of diet and risk of developing, and survival following, a diagnosis of ovarian cancer. Nagle CM, Ibiebele T, Shivappa N, Hébert JR, DeFazio A, Webb PM; Australian Ovarian Cancer Study. Eur J Nutr. 2018 Jul 19.

Evidence-based tobacco treatment utilization among dual users of cigarettes and E-cigarettes. Salloum RG, Lee J, Porter M, Dallery J, McDaniel AM, Bian J, Thrasher JF. Prev Med. 2018 Jul 17;114:193-199.

Increased inflammatory potential of diet is associated with increased odds of prostate cancer in Argentinian men. Shivappa N, Niclis C, Coquet JB, Román MD, Hébert JR, Diaz MDP. Cancer Causes Control. 2018 Jul 17.

Which type of tobacco product warning imagery is more effective and sustainable over time? A longitudinal assessment of smokers in Canada, Australia and Mexico. Anshari D, Yong HH, Borland R, Hammond D, Swayampakala K, Thrasher J. BMJ Open. 2018 Jul 13;8(7):e021983.

Individuals with obesity but no other metabolic risk factors are not at significantly elevated all-cause mortality risk in men and women. Kuk JL, Rotondi M, Sui X, Blair SN, Ardern CI. Clin Obes. 2018 Jul 12.

Impact of post-ASCT maintenance therapy on outcomes in patients with newly diagnosed multiple myeloma in Connect MM. Jagannath S, Abonour R, Durie BGM, Narang M, Terebelo HR, Gasparetto CJ, Toomey K, Hardin JW, Wagner L, Agarwal A, Srinivasan S, Kitali A, Flick ED, Sturniolo M, Rifkin RM. Blood Adv. 2018 Jul 10;2(13):1608-1615.

Physical Activity, Cardiorespiratory Fitness, and Incident Glaucoma. Meier NF, Lee DC, Sui X, Blair SN. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2018 Jul 6.

The effects of meal-timing on self-rated hunger and dietary inflammatory potential among a sample of college students. Crimarco A, Turner-McGrievy GM, Wirth MD. J Am Coll Health. 2018 Jul 6:1-31.

Concentrations of immune marker in newborn dried blood spots and early childhood development: Results from the Upstate KIDS Study. Ghassabian A, Sundaram R, Chahal N, McLain AC, Bell EM, Lawrence DA, Gilman SE, Yeung EH. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol. 2018 Jul 4.

Association of Inadequately Controlled Disease and Disease Severity With Patient-Reported Disease Burden in Adults With Atopic Dermatitis. Simpson EL, Guttman-Yassky E, Margolis DJ, Feldman SR, Qureshi A, Hata T, Mastey V, Wei W, Eckert L, Chao J, Arnold RJG, Yu T, Vekeman F, Suárez-Fariñas M, Gadkari A. JAMA Dermatol. 2018 Jul 3.

A community-based cluster randomised controlled trial in rural Bangladesh to evaluate the impact of the use of iron-folic acid supplements early in pregnancy on the risk of neonatal mortality: the Shonjibon trial. Huda TM, Rahman MM, Raihana S, Islam S, Tahsina T, Alam A, Agho K, Rasheed S, Hayes A, Karim MA, Rahman QS, Siddique AB, Moinuddin M, Chowdhury M, Ghose L, Afsana K, Raynes-Greenow C, El Arifeen S, Dibley MJ. BMC Public Health. 2018 Jul 3;18(1):816.

Statewide dissemination and implementation of physical activity standards in afterschool programs: two-year results. Beets MW, Glenn Weaver R, Brazendale K, Turner-McGrievy G, Saunders RP, Moore JB, Webster C, Khan M, Beighle A. BMC Public Health. 2018 Jul 3;18(1):819.

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 Jul 2.

Socioeconomic factors associated with diet quality and meeting dietary guidelines in disadvantaged neighborhoods in the Southeast United States. Wilcox S, Sharpe PA, Liese AD, Dunn CG, Hutto B. Ethn Health. 2018 Jul 2:1-17.

Aerosol microdroplets exhibit a stable pH gradient. Wei H, Vejerano EP, Leng W, Huang Q, Willner MR, Marr LC, Vikesland PJ. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018 Jul 10;115(28):7272-7277.

Racial Differences in the Association Between Nonexercise Estimated Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Incident Stroke. Sui X, Howard VJ, McDonnell MN, Ernstsen L, Flaherty ML, Hooker SP, Lavie CJ. Mayo Clin Proc. 2018 Jul;93(7):884-894.

Improvement in dietary inflammatory index score after 6-month dietary intervention is associated with reduction in interleukin-6 in patients with coronary heart disease: The AUSMED heart trial. Mayr HL, Itsiopoulos C, Tierney AC, Ruiz-Canela M, Hebert JR, Shivappa N, Thomas CJ. Nutr Res. 2018 Jul;55:108-121.

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 Jul;55(1):e1-e10.

Randomization to 6-month Mediterranean diet compared with a low-fat diet leads to improvement in Dietary Inflammatory Index scores in patients with coronary heart disease: the AUSMED Heart Trial. Mayr HL, Thomas CJ, Tierney AC, Kucianski T, George ES, Ruiz-Canela M, Hebert JR, Shivappa N, Itsiopoulos C. Nutr Res. 2018 Jul;55:94-107.

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.

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 Jul 1;63(3):244-251.

Estimating county-level tobacco use and exposure in South Carolina: a spatial model-based small area estimation approach. Eberth JM, McLain AC, Hong Y, Sercy E, Diedhiou A, Kilpatrick DJ. Ann Epidemiol. 2018 Jul;28(7):481-488.e4.

Reported exposure to E-cigarette advertising and promotion in different regulatory environments: Findings from the International Tobacco Control Four Country (ITC-4C) Survey. Wadsworth E, McNeill A, Li L, Hammond D, Thrasher JF, Yong HH, Cummings KM, Fong GT, Hitchman SC. Prev Med. 2018 Jul;112:130-137.

High circulatory leptin mediated NOX-2-peroxynitrite-miR21 axis activate mesangial cells and promotes renal inflammatory pathology in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Alhasson F, Seth RK, Sarkar S, Kimono DA, Albadrani MS, Dattaroy D, Chandrashekaran V, Scott GI, Raychoudhury S, Nagarkatti M, Nagarkatti P, Diehl AM, Chatterjee S. Redox Biol. 2018 Jul;17:1-15.

Prostate Cancer Information Available in Health-Care Provider Offices: An Analysis of Content, Readability, and Cultural Sensitivity. Choi SK, Seel JS, Yelton B, Steck SE, McCormick DP, Payne J, Minter A, Deutchki EK, Hébert JR, Friedman DB. Am J Mens Health. 2018 Jul;12(4):1160-1167.

In-Hospital Outcomes in Large for Gestational Age Infants at 22-29 Weeks of Gestation. Boghossian NS, Geraci M, Edwards EM, Horbar JD. J Pediatr. 2018 Jul;198:174-180.e13.

Nonexercise Estimated Cardiorespiratory Fitness and All-Cancer Mortality: the NHANES III Study. Wang Y, Chen S, Zhang J, Zhang Y, Ernstsen L, Lavie CJ, Hooker SP, Chen Y, Sui X. Mayo Clin Proc. 2018 Jul;93(7):848-856.

A novel method for the synergistic remediation of oil-water mixtures using nanoparticles and oil-degrading bacteria. Alabresm A, Chen YP, Decho AW, Lead J. Sci Total Environ. 2018 Jul 15;630:1292-1297.

Are trained delivery assistants better than non-trained personnel in practicing essential newborn care in home deliveries? Evidence from a nationally representative survey in Bangladesh. Haider MR, Rahman MM, Islam F, Khan MM. Int Health. 2018 Jul 1;10(4):302-309.

'You just have to learn to keep moving on': young women's experiences with unplanned pregnancy in the Cook Islands. White AL, Mann ES, Larkan F. Cult Health Sex. 2018 Jul;20(7):731-745.

E-Media Use and Preferences for Physical Activity and Public Health Information: Results of a Web-Based Survey. Jake-Schoffman DE, Wilcox S, Kaczynski AT, Turner-McGrievy G, Friedman DB, West DS. J Public Health Manag Pract. 2018 Jul/Aug;24(4):385-391.