Recent Rollins Research Publications

February 24, 2021

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

Alvaro Alonso, MD, PhD was an author on the article, “A claims-based score for the prediction of bleeding in a contemporary cohort of patients recieving oral anticoagulation for venous thromboembolism,” published in medRxiv.

Lisa Elon, MS, MPH was an author on the article, “A modified physiological strain index for workplace-based assessment of heat strain experienced by agricultural workers,” published in American journal of industrial medicine.

Emily C. Faerber; Aryeh D. Stein, MPH, PhD; and Amy Webb Girard, PhD were authors on the article, “Portion size and consistency as indicators of complementary food energy intake,” published inMaternal & child nutrition.

Liping Zhao and Yijun Hu, PhD were authors on the article, “The oral microbiome and inflammation in mild cognitive impairment,” published in Experimental gerontology.

Melissa F. Young, PhD; and Usha Ramakrishnan, PhD were authors on the article, “Maternal Undernutrition before and during Pregnancy and Offspring Health and Development,” published inAnnals of nutrition & metabolism.

Timothy L. Lash, DSc, MPH was an author on the article, “Addressing Measurement Error in Random Forests using Quantitative Bias Analysis,” published in American Journal of Epidemiology.

Whitney S. Rice, DrPH, MPH was an author on the article, “How Can the Experiences of Black Women Living With HIV Inform Equitable and Respectful Reproductive Health Care Delivery?,” published inAMA journal of ethics.

Ameeta S. Kalokhe, MD was an author on the article, “A Couples-Based Intervention (Ghya Bharari Ekatra) for the Primary Prevention of Intimate Partner Violence in India: Pilot Feasibility and Acceptability Study,” published in JMIR formative research.

Penelope P. Howards, PhD, MS; Pamela J. Mink; Konny H. Kim; and Jill J. Woodard were authors on the article, “Comparison of Young Adult Female Cancer Survivors Recruited From a Population-Based Cancer Registry to Eligible Survivors,” published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention.

Shakira F. Suglia, PhD was an author on the article, “Disaggregation of Latina/o Child and Adult Health Data: A Systematic Review of Public Health Surveillance Surveys in the United States,” published in Population Research and Policy Review.

Robert A. Bednarczyk, PhD was an author on the article, “Adolescent Consent for HPV Vaccine: Ethical, Legal, and Practical Considerations,” published in The Journal of Pediatrics.

Vincent Marconi, MD was an author on the article, “COVID-19–Related Hospitalization Rates and Severe Outcomes Among Veterans From 5 Veterans Affairs Medical Centers: Hospital-Based Surveillance Study,” published in JMIR Public Health Surveill.

Jessica M. Sales, PhD, MA; Cam Escoffery, PhD, MPH, CHES; Sophia A. Hussen, MD were authors on the article, “Pre-exposure Prophylaxis Implementation in Family Planning Services Across the Southern United States: Findings from a Survey Among Staff, Providers and Administrators Working in Title X-Funded Clinics,” published in AIDS and behavior.

Limin Peng, PhD, MS was an author on the article, “Continuous Glucose Monitoring in the Operating Room and Cardiac Intensive Care Unit,” published inDiabetes care.

Mohammed K. Ali, MBChB, MSc, MBA was an author on the article, “Hypertension knowledge and treatment initiation, adherence, and discontinuation among adults in Chennai, India: a cross-sectional study,” published inBMJ open.

Kirk Easley, MS, MApStat was an author on the article, “Laboratory Quantification of Bone Marrow Concentrate Components in Unilateral Versus Bilateral Posterior Superior Iliac Spine Aspiration,” published in Journal of Stem Cells Research and Therapy.

Larisa Tomassoni was an author on the article, “Socioeconomic and Racial Segregation and COVID-19: Concentrated Disadvantage and Black Concentration in Association with COVID-19 Deaths in the USA,” published in Journal of racial and ethnic health disparities.

Jessica M. Sales, PhD; Cam Escoffery, PhD; Kaitlin N. Piper, MPH; and Leah Powell, MPH were authors on the article, “Primary Care and Pre-exposure Prophylaxis Services in Publicly Funded Family Planning Clinics in the Southern United States,” published in Journal of General Internal Medicine.

Marta Diez-Valcarce, PhD was an author on the article, “Risk Factors and Clinical Profile of Sapovirus-associated Acute Gastroenteritis in Early Childhood A Nicaraguan Birth Cohort Study,” published in The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal.

Xin Hu, MPH was an author on the article, “Trends of Cancer-Related Suicide in the United States: 1999-2018,” published in Journal of the National Cancer Institute.

Natalie D. Crawford, PhD; and YanMa, PhD were authors on the article, “Young Adult E-cigarette Use and Retail Exposure in 6 US Metropolitan Areas,” published in Tobacco Regulatory Science Group.

Caitlin G. Allen was an author on the article, “Challenges and Opportunities for Communication about the Role of Genomics in Public Health” published in Public Health Genomics.

Natasha Ross; Ruth L. Berkelman, MD; and Allison T. Chamberlain, PhD were authors on the article, “Health after Legionnaires' disease: A description of hospitalizations up to 5 years after Legionella pneumonia,” published in PloS one.

Audrey J. Gaskins, ScD was an author on the article, “Substantial Weight Gain in Adulthood Is Associated with Lower Probability of Live Birth Following Assisted Reproduction,” published in The Journal of Nutrition.

Felipe Lobelo, MD. PhD, FAHA; Solveig A. Cunningham, PhD, MSc; Terryl J. Hartman, PhD, MPH, RD; Shane A. Norris; and Aryeh D. Stein, MPH, PhD were authors on the article, “Adolescent physical activity, sedentary behavior and sleep in relation to body composition at age 18 years in urban South Africa, Birth-to-Twenty+ Cohort,” published in BMC Pediatrics.

Kristin M. Wall, PhD; RachelParker, MSPH; Amanda Tichacek, MPH; Eric Hunter, PhD; and Susan Allen, MD were authors on the article, “ART use and HIV transmission among discordant couples in non-research settings in Kigali, Rwanda,” published in Sexually transmitted diseases.

Katherine S. Virgo, PhD, MBA was an author on the article, “Initial Management of Non-Castrate Advanced, Recurrent or Metastatic Prostate Cancer,” published in Genitourinary Cancer Guideline, American Society of Clinical Oncology.