Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

July 19, 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.

Jeffrey M. Switchenko, PhD, and Joseph Lipscomb, PhD, were authors on the article, “A Novel Validated Recurrence Risk Score to Guide a Pragmatic Surveillance Strategy After Resection of Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors: An International Study of 1006 Patients.” published in Annals of Surgery.

Kimberly J. Arriola, PhD, and Rachel E. Patzer, PhD, were authors on the article, “Association of sociocultural factors with initiation of the kidney transplant evaluation process,” published in American Journal of Transportation.

Meghan Bruce Kumar, MSc, was an author on the article, “Is quality affordable for community health systems? Costs of integrating quality improvement into close-to-community health programmes in five low-income and middle-income countries,” published in BMJ Global Health.

Anna A. Rubtsova, PhD, was the author of the article, “’Focusing on positive outcomes in frailty research’: a step in a right direction,” published in International Psychogeriatrics.

Meghan Angley, MPH, S. Sam Lim, MD, and Penelope P. Howards, PhD, were the authors of the article, “Infertility among African American women with systemic lupus erythematosus compared to healthy women: A pilot study,” published in Arthritis Care & Research.

Cari Jo Clark, ScD, was an author on the article, “Linking partner violence survivors to supportive services: impact of the M Health Community Network project on healthcare utilization,” published in BMC Health Services Research.

Xintong Li, PhD, was an author on the article, “Evidence for heterogeneity in China’s progress against pulmonary tuberculosis: uneven reductions in a major center of ongoing transmission, 2005–2017,” published in BMC Infectious Diseases.

Xu Ji, PhD, Adam S. Wilk, PhD, Benjamin Druss, MD, and Janet R. Cummings, PhD, were the authors of the article, “Effect of Medicaid Disenrollment on Health Care Utilization Among Adults With Mental Health Disorders,” published in Medical Care.

Whitney S. Rice, DrPH, was an author on the article, “Accessing Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP): Perceptions of Current and Potential PrEP Users in Birmingham, Alabama,” published in AIDS and Behavior.

David M. Berendes, PhD, Juan S. Leon, PhD, Amy E. Kirby, PhD, Julie A. Clennon, PhD, Suraja J. Raj, MPH, Habib Yakubu, MPH, Katharine A. Robb, MPH, and Christine L. Moe, PhD, were authors on the article, “Associations between open drain flooding and pediatric enteric infections in the MAL-ED cohort in a low-income, urban neighborhood in Vellore, India,” published in BMC Public Health.

Richard A. Lemen, PhD, was an author on the article, “A Most Reckless Proposal — A Plan to Continue Asbestos Use in the United States,” published in The New England Journal of Medicine.

James V. Lavery, PhD was an author on the article, “The 3i Conceptual Framework for Recognizing Patient Perspectives of Type 1 Diabetes During Emerging Adulthood,” published in JAMA Network Open.

Nicole Kasher, MPH, Bruno B. Lima, MD, PhD, Amit Shah, MD, and Viola Vaccarino, MD, PhD, were authors on the article, “Sex differences in brain activation patterns with mental stress in patients with coronary artery disease,” published in Biology of Sex Differences.

Carla J. Berg, PhD, Betelihem Getachew, MPH, Yasmeni Sandridge, Jennifer Bierhoff, MPH, Lana Le, MPH, Amber Weber, MPH, Akilah Patterson, MPH, and Sarah Dorvil, MPH, were authors on, “A Hope-Based Intervention to Address Disrupted Goal Pursuits and Quality of Life Among Young Adult Cancer Survivors,” published in Journal of Cancer Education.