Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

August 15, 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.

Metrecia L. Terrell, MSPH, M. Elizabeth Marder, PhD, Dana Boyd Barr, PhD, Carmen J. Marsit, PhD, and Michele Marcus, PhD, were authors on the article, “Environmental exposure to polybrominated biphenyl (PBB) associates with an increased rate of biological aging.” published in Aging.

Carmen J. Marsit, PhD, was an author on the article, “Chrysotile fibers in tissue adjacent to laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma in cases with a history of occupational asbestos exposure,” published in Modern Pathology.

Michael Goodman, MD, was an author on the article, “A Matrix for Bridging the Epidemiology and Risk Assessment Gap,” published in Global Epidemiology.

Ilyssa Tamler, MPH, was an author on the article, “Young adult US-born Latina women’s thoughts, feelings and beliefs about unintended pregnancy,” published in Culture, Health & Sexuality.

James V. Lavery, PhD, was an author on the article, “A realist review of community engagement with health research.” published in Wellcome Open Research.

Aimee Webb Girard, PhD, Emma Waugh, MPH, Sarah Sawyer, MPH, Lenette Golding, PhD, and Usha Ramakrishnan, PhD, were the authors of the article, “Commonly applied social behavior change techniques used in complementary feeding programs in low and middle income countries: A scoping review,” published in Maternal & Child Nutrition.

Caitlin G. Allen, MPH, was an author on the article, “Perspectives From Early Career Investigators Who Are ‘Staying in the Game’ of Precision Public Health Research,” published in American Journal of Public Health.

Cam Escoffery, PhD, Regine Haardörfer, PhD, and Hallie Udelson, MPH, were authors on the article, “Scalability of cancer SurvivorLink™: A cluster randomized trial among pediatric cancer clinics,” published in Contemporary Clinical Trials.

Rebecca Zhang, MS, was an author on the article, “A Validation Study of Employment Status in Late-Stage CKD,” published in Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.

Michelle C. Kegler, DrPH, Erin Lebow-Skelley, MPH, Regine Haardörfer, PhD, and Adrienne Lefevre, MPH, were authors on the article, “A qualitative study of the process of adoption, implementation and enforcement of smoke-free policies in privately-owned affordable housing,” published in BMC Public Health.

Lauren E. McCullough, PhD, was an author on the article, “Overall gestational weight gain mediates the relationship between maternal and child obesity,” published in BMC Public Health.

Guannan Geng, PhD, Qingyang Xiao, PhD, and Yang Liu PhD, were authors on the article, “Impact of China’s Air Pollution Prevention and Control Action Plan on PM2.5 chemical composition over eastern China,” published in Science China Earth Sciences.