Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

March 7, 2019

Rollins students and faculty are frequent authors and collaborators on articles that advance research, provoke thought, and inspire action. Below are a few of this week’s publication highlights.

K.M. Venkat Narayan, MD, Shivani A. Patel, PhD, Solveig A. Cunningham, PhD, and James Curran, MD, were authors on the article, "Ominous Reversal of Health Gains in the United States: Time to Rethink Research Priorities?" published in Annals of Internal Medicine.

Allison Hankus, Stacy L. Ladd, Minxuan Huang, Steven D. Rhodes, Lucy Shallenberger, Brad D. Pearce, PhD, and Viola Vaccarino, MD, PhD were authors on the abstract, "Abstract #36: Toward Wearable Sensing Enabled Closed-Loop Non-invasive Vagus Nerve Stimulation: A Study of Real-Time Physiological Biomarkers," published in Brain Stimulation.

Alvaro Alonso, MD, PhD, was an author on the article, "Circulating ceruloplasmin, ceruloplasmin-associated genes, and the incidence of venous thromboembolism in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study." published in Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis.

Zhengjia Chen, PhD, was an author on the article, "Evaluation of preclinical efficacy of everolimus and pasireotide in thyroid cancer cell lines and xenograft models." published in PLOS One.

Kushal B. Naik, MBBS, MPH, was an author on the article, "Racial Disparities in Presentation and Outcomes of Pediatric Autoimmune Hepatitis." published in Liver International.

Anna Bratcher, MSPH, Taylor Wimbly, MPH, and Patrick Sullivan, DVM, PhD were authors on the article, "Relationship Dynamics in the Context of Binge Drinking and Polydrug Use Among Same-Sex Male Couples in Atlanta, Boston, and Chicago," published in Archives of Sexual Behavior.

Anne C. Spaulding, MD, and Haley E. Kehus were authors on the article, "In Search of Denominators," published in JAMA Surgery.

Shannon Biello, MPH, Cam Escoffery, PhD, Delia Lang, PhD, Charlotte Sawyer, MPH, and Nancy Thompson, PhD were authors on the article, "A Qualitative Evaluation of Caregiver Support Services Offered at the Atlanta Veterans Affairs Health Care System," published in Preventing Chronic Disease.

Riley J. SteinerPhD, Katherine Cushing, MPH, Laura M. Gaydos, PhD, Michael R. Kramer, PhD, and Jessica M. Sales, PhD, were authors on the article, "Being on the Safe Side: A Qualitative Study of Condom Use Motivations by Contraceptive Type among Adolescents in Atlanta, GA," published in Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology. 

Kate Winskell, PhD, and Gaëlle Sabben, MPH, were authors on the article, "A smartphone game to prevent HIV among young Kenyans: Household dynamics of gameplay in a feasibility study," published in Health Education Journal.

Mariana V. Gattegno, MPH, Robert A. Bednarczyk, PhD, and Dabney P. Evans, PhD, were authors on the article, "A cross-sectional survey of parental attitudes towards Human papillomavirus vaccination exclusion categories in Brazil," published in BMC International Health and Human Rights.

Briana Woods-Jaeger, PhD, was an author on the article, "The Association between Caregiver Substance Abuse and Mental Health Problems and Outcomes for Trauma-Exposed Youth," published in Journal of Child & Adolescent Trauma.

Cristian J. Chandler, PhD, was an author on the article, "Prevalence and Correlates of PrEP Awareness and Use Among Black Men Who Have Sex with Men and Women (MSMW) in the United States," published in AIDS and Behavior.

Carmen J. Marsit, PhD, was an author on the article, "Prenatal arsenic exposure alters the placental expression of multiple epigenetic regulators in a sex-dependent manner," published in Environmental Health.

Kristina Bowen, MPH, Tara Krishna, MPH, Kate Hodgins, MPH, Lance A. Waller, PhD, and Matthew O. Gribble, PhD were authors on the article, "State-level policies concerning private wells in the United States," published in Water Policy.

Steven D. Culler, PhD, and Kimberly J. Rask, MD, PhD, were authors on the article, "Understanding the Economic Impact of Health Care-Associated Infections," published in Journal of Infusion Nursing