Recent Rollins Research Publications

January 6, 2021

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.

Rebecca Nash, MPH; Jasmine M. Miller-Kleinhenz, PhD; Kevin C Ward, PhD, MPH; Lauren E. McCullough, PhD, MSPH were authors on the article, “Neighborhood-level redlining and lending bias are associated with breast cancer mortality in a large and diverse metropolitan area” published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention.

Amanda C. Howa was the author on the article, “Parental vaccine attitudes, beliefs, and practices: initial evidence in California after a vaccine policy change” published in Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutic.

Bethlehem Besrat, MPH, CHES was the author on the article, “Sexual Violence in the Media: An Exploration of Traditional Print Media Reporting in the United States, 2014–2017” published in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR).

Kristin N. Nelson, PhD; Alicia N. M. Kraay; Ben Lopman, PhD were authors on the article, “Indirect benefits are a crucial consideration when evaluating SARS-CoV-2 vaccine candidates” published in Nature Medicine.

Laura A. Ward was the author on the article, “Acute Cervical Radiculopathy Outcomes: Soft Disc Herniations vs Osteophytes” published in Pain Medicine.

Jane W. Wei, MPH and Jose Binongo, PhD were authors on the article, “Bicuspid aortic valve sparing root replacement” published in Journal of Cardiac Surgery.

Unjali P. Gujral, MPH, PhD was the author on the article, “Epidemiology of diabetes among South Asians in the United States: lessons from the MASALA study” in Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences.

Kelli A. Komro, PhD; Phenesse Dunlap; Nolan Scroczynski, MSPH; Melvin D. Livingston; Shelby Rentmeester, MPH; Alexander C. Wagenaar, PhD were authors on the article, “Anti-poverty policy and health: Attributes and diffusion of state earned income tax credits across U.S. states from 1980 to 2020” published in PLOS One.

Kenneth G. Castro, MD was the author on the article, “Parallels and Mutual Lessons in Tuberculosis and COVID-19 Transmission, Prevention, and Control” published in Emerging Infectious Diseases.

Luoxiao Chen and Zhaohui S. Qin, PhD, MS were authors on the article, “Author Correction: Truncation of mutant huntingtin in knock-in mice demonstrates exon1 huntingtin is a key pathogenic form” published in Nature Communications.

Alina A. Luke, MPH was the author on the article, “Severe Maternal Morbidity, Race, and Rurality: Trends Using the National Inpatient Sample, 2012–2017” published in Journal of Women's Health.

Michelle C. Kegler, DrPH, MPH; Radhika Prakash, MPH; April Hermstad, MPH; Kate Anderson, MPH; Regine Haardörfer, PhD were authors on the article, “Food Acquisition Practices, Body Mass Index, and Dietary Outcomes by Level of Rurality” published in The Journal of Rural Health.

Robert A. Bednarczyk, PhD was the author on the article, “Parallels and Mutual Lessons in Tuberculosis and COVID-19 Transmission, Prevention, and Control” published in Journal of Public Health Management & Practice.

Rukshan V. Mehta; Amy Webb Girard, PhD; Usha Ramakrishnan, PhD; Reynaldo Martorell, PhD; P. Barry Ryan, PhD, MS; Melissa F. Young, PhD were authors on the article, “Risk of dietary and breastmilk exposure to mycotoxins among lactating women and infants 2–4 months in northern India” published in Maternal & Child Nutrition.

Paulina A. Hawkins was the author on the article, “A Nationwide Outbreak of Invasive Pneumococcal Disease in Israel Caused by Streptococcus Pneumoniae Serotype 2” published in Clinical Infectious Diseases.

Amy Kirby, PhD, MPH was the author on the article, “Updated research agenda for water, sanitation and antimicrobial resistance” published in Journal of Water & Health.

Patrick S. Sullivan, MD was the author on the article, “TRUST: Assessing the Efficacy of an Intervention to Increase HIV Self-Testing Among Young Black Men Who have Sex with Men (MSM) and Transwomen” published in AIDS and Behavior.

Richard B. Saltman, PhD and Yu Liu, PhD, MPH were authors on the article, “Can Asia provide models for tax-based European health systems? A comparative study of Singapore and Sweden” published in Health Economics, Policy and Law.