Recent Rollins Research Publications

May 12, 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.

Benjamin G. Druss, MD, MPH; Amy N. Cohen, PhD; Teri Brister, PhD, LPC; Robert O. Cotes, MD; Patrick Hendry; Donna Rolin, PhD, APRN; John Torous, MD; Joseph Ventura, PhD; and Tristan Gorrindo, MD were authors on the article, “Supporting the Mental Health Workforce During and After COVID-19.,” published in Psychiatric Services (Washington, D.C.).

Elizabeth Reisinger Walker, PhD, MPH, MAT; Julia Fukuda, MPH, CHES; Megan McMonigle, MPH; Julie Nguyen, BS; and Benjamin G. Druss, MD, MPH were authors on the article, “A Qualitative Study of Barriers and Facilitators to Transitions From the Emergency Department to Outpatient Mental Health Care.,” published in Psychiatric Services (Washington, D.C.).

Felipe Lobelo, MD, PhD was an author on the article, “Health Care Utilization and Clinical Characteristics of Nonhospitalized Adults in an Integrated Health Care System 28–180 Days After COVID-19 Diagnosis — Georgia, May 2020–March 2021,” published in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR).

Zeyuan Wang; and Yan V. Sun, PhD were authors on the article, “DNA Methylation, Preterm Birth and Blood Pressure in African American Children: The DPREG Study,” published in Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health.

Benjamin A. Lopman, PhD was an author on the article, “Population immunity and vaccine protection against infection,” published in The Lancet.

Howard H. Chang, PhD was an author on the article, “Acute associations between heatwaves and preterm and early-term birth in 50 US metropolitan areas: a matched case-control study,” published in Environmental Health.

Anna Newton-Levinson, PhD; Megan Higdon, MPH; Roger Rochat, MD; Sarah C. Blake, PhD, MA; Michael Kramer, PhD, MMSc; and Jessica M. Sales, PhD, MA were authors on the article, “Influences on Women’s Care Seeking at Planned Parenthood Health Centers in Two Southern States,” published in Women's Health Issues.

Mallory K. Ellingson, MPH; and Robert A. Bednarczyk, PhD were authors on the article, “Influenza Vaccination Rates Among Patients with a History of Cancer: Analysis of the National Health Interview Survey,” published in Open Forum Infectious Diseases.

Timothy L. Lash, DSc, MPH was an author on the article, “Preventing suicide-related behaviors: on the need for cumulative scientific evidence and the potential of new methodologic directions” published in American Journal of Epidemiology.

Kristin M. Wall, PhD; Rachel Parker, MSPH; Amanda Tichacek, MPH; and Susan Allen, MD, MPH were authors on the article, “Etiologies of genital inflammation and ulceration in symptomatic Rwandan men and women responding to radio promotions of free screening and treatment services,” published in PLOS One.

Ziling Mao; and Roberd M. Bostick, MD, MPH were authors on the article, “Associations of dietary and lifestyle oxidative balance scores with mortality risk among older women: the Iowa Women’s Health Study,” published in European Journal of Nutrition.

Melissa F. Young, PhD; Rukshan V. Mehta; Lucas Gosdin, PhD, MPH; Priya Kekre; Amy Webb Girard, PhD; Usha Ramakrishnan, PhD; and Reynaldo Martorell, PhD were authors on the article, “Home Fortification of Complementary Foods Reduces Anemia and Diarrhea among Children Aged 6–18 Months in Bihar, India: A Large-Scale Effectiveness Trial,” published in The Journal of Nutrition.

Jessica M. Sales, PhD, MA; Katherine M. Anderson, MPH; and Caroline W. Kokubun, MPH were authors on the article, “Application of the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research to Facilitate Violence Screening in HIV Care Settings: a Review of the Literature,” published in Current HIV/AIDS Reports.

Samuel Aiyedipe, MSc was an author on the article, “Subchondral insufficiency fracture of the knee: unicompartmental correlation to meniscal pathology and degree of chondrosis by MRI” published in Skeletal Radiology.

Daria Turner, MPH was an author on the article, “Finding the gaps in retesting for Chlamydia and Gonorrhea Differences across high-volume testing departments in an urban healthcare setting” published in Sexually Transmitted Diseases.

Jannie Nielsen, PhD; Solveig A. Cunningham, PhD, MSc; Mohammed K. Ali, MD, MSc, MBA; and Shivani A. Patel, MPH, PhD were authors on the article, “Spouse’s Diabetes Status and Incidence of Depression and Anxiety: An 18-Year Prospective Stud,” published in Diabetes Care.