Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

August 1, 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.

Lisa Staimez, PhD, and Christopher Ford, PhD, were authors on the article, “Random plasma glucose predicts the diagnosis of diabetes,” published in PLOS One.

Sara Hanson, MS, Felipe Lobelo, MD, PhD, Solveig A. Cunningham, PhD, Terry Hartman, PhD, RD, and Aryeh Stein, PhD were authors on the article, “Longitudinal patterns of physical activity, sedentary behavior and sleep in urban South African adolescents, Birth-To-Twenty Plus cohort,” published in BMC Pediatrics.

Kevin C. Ward, PhD, was an author on the article, “Assessment of Voice Outcomes Following Surgery for Thyroid Cancer,” published in JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery.

Aaron J. Siegler, PhD, Anna Bratcher, MSPH, and Kevin M. Weiss, MPH, were authors on the article, “Geographic Access to Preexposure Prophylaxis Clinics Among Men Who Have Sex With Men in the United States,”published in American Journal of Public Health.

Carmen J. Marsit, PhD, was an author on the article, “Association between zidovudine-containing antiretroviral therapy exposure in utero and leukocyte telomere length at birth,” published in AIDS.

Katherine M. Anderson, MPH, Michelle C. Kegler, DrPH, Lucja Bundy, MA, and Cam Escoffery, PhD, were authors on the article, “Adaptation of a brief smoke-free homes intervention for American Indian and Alaska Native families,” published in BMC Public Health.

Cam Escoffery, PhD, Sean Nathaniel Halpin, MA, Carlie Rhiness, MPH , Emily Wiggins, MPH, and Michelle C. Kegler, DrPH, were authors on the article, “Facilitators and Barriers to the Implementation of the HPV VACs (Vaccinate Adolescents Against Cancers) Program: A Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research Analysis,” published in Preventing Chronic Disease.

Kirk Easley, MS, was an author on the article, “Functional Outcomes Following Microfragmented Adipose Tissue Versus Bone Marrow Aspirate Concentrate Injections for Symptomatic Knee Osteoarthritis,” published in STEM CELLS Translational Medicine.

Ziad A. Memish, MD, was an author on the article, “Modelling the importation risk of measles during the Hajj,” published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases.

Alexa A. Freedman, PhD, Carol J. Hogue, PhD, and Carolyn Drews-Botsch, PhD, were authors on the article, “The association of stillbirth with placental abnormalities in growth‐restricted and normally grown fetuses,” published in Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology.

Rebecca Zhang, PhD, and Rachel E. Patzer, PhD, were authors on the article, “Assessing Predictors of Early and Late Hospital Readmission After Kidney Transplantation,” published in Transplantation Direct.

Jannat Saini, PharmD, Taylor German, BS, and Alvaro Alonso, MD, PhD, were authors on the article, “Association of Cardiovascular Health and Cognition,” published in Current Epidemiology Reports.

Kristin N. Nelson, PhD, Samuel M. Jenness, PhD, Benjamin A. Lopman, PhD, Sara C. Auld, MD, Salim Allana, MD, Angie Campbell, MA, and Neel R. Gandhi, MD, were authors on the article, “Social mixing and clinical features linked with transmission in a network of extensively drug-resistant (XDR) tuberculosis cases in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa,” published in Clinical Infectious Diseases.

Felipe Lobelo, MD, PhD, was an author on the article, “Correlates of physical activity counseling provided by physicians: A cross-sectional study in Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia,” published in PLOS One.

Todd Everson, PhD, was an author on the article, “Epigenome-wide association study of asthma and wheeze characterizes loci within HK1,” published in Allergy, Asthma & Clinical Immunology.

Bryan N. Vu, MS, and Yang Liu, PhD, were authors on the article, “Increased Outdoor PM2.5 Concentration Is Associated with Moderate/Severe Anemia in Children Aged 6–59 Months in Lima, Peru,” published in Journal of Environmental and Public Health.