Department of Family and Community Medicine

  • 500 University Dr.

    17033 Hershey

    United States

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19 Citations (Scopus)

2-Day versus 5-day famciclovir as treatment of recurrences of genital herpes: Results of the FaST study

Bodsworth, N., Bloch, M., McNulty, A., Denham, I., Doong, N., Trottier, S., Adena, M., Bonney, M. A., Agnew, J., Abdurahman, I., Ajam, A., Alexander, R., Aung, A., Barry, S., Becker, B., Belbin, M., Bishop, C., Bisshop, F., Bourne, C., Brett, T. & 157 others, Brown, K., Butler, A., Carmody, C., Chan, D., Chuah, J., Conway, D., Daly, C., Davies, S., Davis, C., Davis, B., Dever, N., Donovan, B., Eisen, D., Eliades, C., Elisha, B., Fairley, C., Feiglin, A., Freeman, A., Furner, V., Garland, S., Genn, W., Giannakopoulos, J., Glass, F., Gold, J., Goswami, J., Gowers, A., Grech, J., Hackney, P., Hanson, B., Hartnell, K., Harvey, C., Hasan, M., Hawkins, S., Heley, S., Herbst, D., Hespe, C., Irlicht, M., Isaacs, A., Katahanas, L., Kelly, M., Komarowski, P., Kostic, G., Kozminsky, M., Lagios, K., Lee, D., Lewis, P., Liang, T., Lyttle, H., MacKellar-Michelmore, H., MacLeod, H., Marsh, L., Marshall, L., McCloskey, J., McCurdy, D., McEvoy, P., McFarlane, R., McKeegan, P., McMurchie, M., McNamee, K., Medland, N., Menon, A., Meyerowitz, C., Michaels, W., Mobbs, M., Montague, A., Nicola, N., Nurcombe, C., O'Connor, C., Ooi, C., Ostrowskyl, O., O'Sullivan, M., Owen, L., Papp, K., Patten, J., Panopoulous, D., Pell, C., Quan, D., Quin, J., Rhodes, D., Rowles, S., Rowling, D., Ryan, S., Sasadeusz, J., Shanahan, J., Sherwin, P., Sim, Y., Singer, C., Sloan, D., Smith, D., Smyth, L., Staunton-Smith, T., Stepankova, E., Stephens, N., Steward, J., Szwarcberg, M., Taylor, R., Taylor, K., Tee, B., Thind, G., Towner, B., Waddell, R., Webster, J., White, J., Wilcox, G., Williams, H., Wils, E., Workman, C., Wright, R., Yeong, W., Zaverdinos, T., Aoki, F., Brassard, A., Diaz-Mitoma, F., Lynde, C., Shafran, S., Adolphe, K., Agrawal, S., Allen, A., Bourke, B., Braybook, P., Corradin, L., Dinning, S., Doughty, S., Gagnon, H., Giourouki, M., Goodyear, W., Houlihan, N., Hudson, J., Kent, H., Kenchington, P., Lillie, C., Martin, C., Nagel, R., Pollard, C., Prone, I., Quezdea, M., Rees, V., Richardson, R., Ryan, M., Sarangapany, J., Schmidt, T., Silvers, J., Toohey, T., Margie, S., Jaar, V., Hurford, D., McKenna, S., Meads, D., Binette, M., Cole, J., Deutsch, G., Frost, B., Giagodi, A., Gray, S., Kirkman, M., Kowalczyk, I. & Plouffe, B., Jan 1 2008, In : Sexual Health. 5, 3, p. 219-225 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Herpes Genitalis
Recurrence
Back Pain
Headache
Therapeutics
7 Citations (Scopus)

Abdominal pain in an HMO

Adelman, A., Revicki, D. A., Magaziner, J. & Hebel, R., Jan 1 1995, In : Family medicine. 27, 5, p. 321-325 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Maintenance Organizations
Abdominal Pain
Pain
Population
Physicians
6 Citations (Scopus)

Abdominal pain in a university family practice setting

Adelman, A. & Metcalf, L., 1983, In : Journal of Family Practice. 16, 6, p. 1107-1111 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Family Practice
Abdominal Pain
10 Citations (Scopus)

Abdominal pain in the primary care setting

Adelman, A., Jan 1 1987, In : Journal of Family Practice. 25, 1, p. 27-32 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Abdominal Pain
Primary Health Care
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
Family Practice
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
19 Citations (Scopus)

Academic detailing to increase colorectal cancer screening by primary care practices in Appalachian Pennsylvania

Curry, W., Lengerich, E., Kluhsman, B. C., Graybill, M. A., Liao, J. J., Schaefer, E. W., Spleen, A. M. & Dignan, M. B., May 24 2011, In : BMC health services research. 11, 112.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Early Detection of Cancer
Colorectal Neoplasms
Primary Health Care
Appalachian Region
Physicians

Acceptability of Switching from Usual Brand to SPECTRUM Research Cigarettes with Normal Nicotine Content

Veldheer, S., Midya, V., Lester, C., Liao, J. J., Yingst, J. M., Hrabovsky, S., Allen, SI., Krebs, N. M., Reinhart, L., Evins, AE., Horn, K., Richie, J., Muscat, J. & Foulds, J., 2018, In : Tobacco Regulatory Science. 4, 1, p. 573-585

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

67 Citations (Scopus)

Acceptance of the HPV vaccine among women, parents, community leaders, and healthcare providers in Ohio Appalachia

Katz, M. L., Reiter, P. L., Heaner, S., Ruffin, M., Post, D. M. & Paskett, E. D., Jun 19 2009, In : Vaccine. 27, 30, p. 3945-3952 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Appalachian Region
Papillomavirus Vaccines
Community Health Services
Appalachian region
Health Personnel
10 Citations (Scopus)

A closer examination of sex bias in the treatment of ischemic cardiac disease

Green, L. A. & Ruffin, M., Jan 1 1994, In : Journal of Family Practice. 39, 4, p. 331-336 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sexism
Heart Diseases
Ischemia
Therapeutics
Logistic Models
18 Citations (Scopus)

A collaborative model for developing and maintaining virtual patients for medical education

Berman, N. B., Fall, L. H., Chessman, A. W., Dell, M. R., Lang, V. J., Leong, S. L., Nixon, L. J. & Smith, S., Apr 1 2011, In : Medical teacher. 33, 4, p. 319-324 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Computer-Assisted Instruction
Medical Education
instruction
education
Diffusion of Innovation
5 Citations (Scopus)

A comparison of stage of presentation for pancreatic and colorectal cancer in Pennsylvania 2000-2005

Chirumbole, M., Gusani, N. J., Howard, A., Leonard, T., Lewis, P. & Muscat, J., Aug 1 2009, In : Anticancer Research. 29, 8, p. 3427-3431 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pancreatic Neoplasms
Colorectal Neoplasms
Social Class
Education
Urbanization
27 Citations (Scopus)

A critique of the literature on etiology of eating disorders

Rikani, A. A., Choudhry, Z., Choudhry, A. M., Ikram, H., Asghar, M. W., Kajal, D., Waheed, A. & Mobassarah, N. J., Jan 1 2013, In : Annals of Neurosciences. 20, 4, p. 157-161 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Binge-Eating Disorder
Psychology
Bulimia Nervosa
Feeding and Eating Disorders
Anorexia Nervosa
12 Citations (Scopus)

Active management of risk in nulliparous pregnancy at term: association between a higher preventive labor induction rate and improved birth outcomes

Nicholson, J., Stenson, M. H., Kellar, L. C., Caughey, A. B. & Macones, G. A., Jan 1 2009, In : American journal of obstetrics and gynecology. 200, 3, p. 254.e1-254.e13

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Induced Labor
Birth Rate
Risk Management
Parturition
Pregnancy
47 Citations (Scopus)

Active management of risk in pregnancy at term in an urban population: An association between a higher induction of labor rate and a lower cesarean delivery rate

Nicholson, J., Kellar, L. C., Cronholm, P. F. & Macones, G. A., Nov 1 2004, In : American journal of obstetrics and gynecology. 191, 5, p. 1516-1528 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Induced Labor
Urban Population
Risk Management
Pregnancy
Pregnant Women
Acupuncture
Immune System
Inflammation
Steroids
Quality of Life
1 Citation (Scopus)

A curricular addition using art to enhance reflection on professional values

Byars, L. A., Stephens, M., Durning, S. J. & Denton, G. D., Apr 1 2015, In : Military medicine. 180, 4, p. 88-91 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Art
Students
Curriculum
Undergraduate Medical Education
Exercise
51 Citations (Scopus)

Adherence to Single Daily Dose of Aspirin in a Chemoprevention Trial: An Evaluation of Self-report and Microelectronic Monitoring

Burney, K. D., Krishnan, K., Ruffin, M., Zhang, D. & Brenner, D. E., Jan 1 1996, In : Archives of family medicine. 5, 5, p. 297-300 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Drug Administration Schedule
Drug Packaging
Chemoprevention
Patient Compliance
Self Report
Neoplasms
Vaccination
Mississippi
Cannabis
Hepatitis B
13 Citations (Scopus)

Adult learning models for large-group continuing medical education activities

Stephens, M., Mckenna, M. & Carrington, K., May 1 2011, In : Family medicine. 43, 5, p. 334-337 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Continuing Medical Education
Learning
Delivery of Health Care
Health Occupations
Family Physicians
9 Citations (Scopus)

Adults' knowledge about the use of child restraint devices

Ruffin, M. & Kantor, R., Jan 1 1992, In : Family Medicine. 24, 5, p. 382-385 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Equipment and Supplies
Motor Vehicles
Child Mortality
Morbidity
Seat Belts
119 Citations (Scopus)

Adults' knowledge and behaviors related to human papillomavirus infection

Holcomb, B., Bailey, J. M., Crawford, K. & Ruffin, M., Jan 1 2004, In : Journal of the American Board of Family Practice. 17, 1, p. 26-31 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Papillomavirus Infections
Family Physicians
Risk-Taking
Student Health Services
Physicians' Offices

Advantages of the no-scalpel vasectomy technique

Moss, D. A., Russell, T. C., Moss, J. B., Stephens, M. & Rollins, A., Jan 1 2012, In : American Family Physician. 85, 12, p. 1-2 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vasectomy
24 Citations (Scopus)

Age and food preferences influence dietary intakes of breast care patients

Drewnowski, A., Henderson, S. A., Hann, C. S., Barratt-Fornell, A. & Ruffin, M., Nov 1 1999, In : Health Psychology. 18, 6, p. 570-578 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Food Preferences
Patient Care
Breast
Fats
Propylthiouracil
13 Citations (Scopus)

Age-group differences in human papillomavirus types and cofactors for cervical intraepithelial neoplasia 3 among women referred to colposcopy

Gargano, J. W., Nisenbaum, R., Lee, D. R., Ruffin, M., Steinau, M., Horowitz, I. R., Flowers, L. C., Tadros, T. S., Birdsong, G. & Unger, E. R., Jan 1 2012, In : Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention. 21, 1, p. 111-121 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Colposcopy
Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia
Age Groups
Parity
Smoking
18 Citations (Scopus)

Alcohol and Complex Functioning

Streufert, S., Pogash, R. M., Gingrich, D., Kantner, A., Lonardi, L., Severs, W., Landis, R. & Roache, J., Jan 1 1993, In : Journal of Applied Social Psychology. 23, 11, p. 847-866 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dimercaprol
Alcohols
Placebos
Task Performance and Analysis
Beverages
13 Citations (Scopus)

Alcohol and managerial performance

Streufert, S., Pogash, R., Roache, J., Severs, W., Gingrich, D., Landis, R., Lonardi, L. & Kantner, A., Jan 1 1994, In : Journal of Studies on Alcohol. 55, 2, p. 230-238 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

intoxication
alcohol
Alcohols
Alcoholic Intoxication
Myopia
37 Citations (Scopus)

Alcohol Hangover and Managerial Effectiveness

Streufert, S., Pogash, R., Braig, D., Gingrich, D., Kantner, A., Landis, R., Lonardi, L., Roache, J. & Severs, W., Jan 1 1995, In : Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. 19, 5, p. 1141-1146 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Alcohols
Semantic Differential
Blood
Research
Mental Competency
11 Citations (Scopus)

A Mediterranean dietary intervention in persons at high risk of colon cancer: Recruitment and retention to an intensive study requiring biopsies

Djuric, Z., Ruffin, M., Rapai, M. E., Cornellier, M. L., Ren, J., Ferreri, T. G., Askew, L. M., Sen, A., Brenner, D. E. & Turgeon, D. K., Sep 1 2012, In : Contemporary Clinical Trials. 33, 5, p. 881-888 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sigmoidoscopy
Colonic Neoplasms
Biopsy
Eligibility Determination
Consent Forms
3 Citations (Scopus)

American Society of Clinical Oncology Summit on Addressing Obesity Through Multidisciplinary Provider Collaboration: Key Findings and Recommendations for Action

Ligibel, J. A., Alfano, C. M., Hershman, D. L., Merrill, J. K., Basen-Engquist, K., Bloomgarden, Z. T., Demark-Wahnefried, W., Dixon, S., Hassink, S. G., Jakicic, J. M., Morton, J. M., Okwuosa, T. M., Powell-Wiley, T. M., Rothberg, A. E., Stephens, M., Streett, S. E., Wild, R. A., Westman, E. A., Williams, R., Wollins, D. S. & 1 others, Hudis, C. A., Nov 1 2017, In : Obesity. 25, p. S34-S39

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Obesity
Education
Medical Oncology
Research
Health Personnel
13 Citations (Scopus)

A method for classifying user-reported electronic cigarette liquid flavors

Yingst, J. M., Veldheer, S., Hammett, E., Hrabovsky, S. & Foulds, J., Nov 1 2017, In : Nicotine and Tobacco Research. 19, 11, p. 1381-1385 5 p., ntw383.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Candy
Spices
Research Personnel
Cinnamomum zeylanicum
Mentha
51 Citations (Scopus)

A multivariate model for specialty preference by medical students

Gorenflo, D. W., Ruffin, M. & Sheets, K. J., 1994, In : Journal of Family Practice. 39, 6, p. 570-576 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medical Students
Students
Primary Health Care
Medicine
Medical Schools
7 Citations (Scopus)

Anatomy integration blueprint: A fourth-year musculoskeletal anatomy elective model

Lazarus, M. D., Kauffman, G. L., Kothari, M. J., Mosher, T. J., Silvis, M. L., Wawrzyniak, J. R., Anderson, D. T. & Black, K. P., Jan 1 2014, In : Anatomical sciences education. 7, 5, p. 379-388 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anatomy
Learning
Medical Schools
Curriculum
Education
10 Citations (Scopus)

An audit of the students' corner of Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association

Aslam, F. & Waheed, A., Nov 2005, In : Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association. 55, 11, p. 517-519 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pakistan
Students
Medical Students
Research
Cross-Sectional Studies
23 Citations (Scopus)

An N-glycosylation analysis of human alpha-2-macroglobulin using an integrated approach

Lin, Z., Lo, A., Simeone, D. M., Ruffin, M. & Lubman, D. M., May 1 2012, In : Journal of Proteomics and Bioinformatics. 5, 5, p. 127-134 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Glycosylation
alpha-Macroglobulins
Polysaccharides
Glycopeptides
Electrons

A Novel Approach to Identifying Barriers and Facilitators in Raising a Child With Type 1 Diabetes: Qualitative Analysis of Caregiver Blogs

Oser, T., Oser, S., McGinley, E. & Stuckey, H., 2017, In : JMIR Diabetes. 2, 2, p. e27

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)
Electronic Health Records
Dyslipidemias
Primary Health Care
Learning
Education
20 Citations (Scopus)

Anterior knee pain: The challenge of patellofemoral syndrome

Ruffin, M. & Kiningham, R. B., Jan 1 1993, In : American family physician. 47, 1, p. 185-194 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome
Knee
Pain
Differential Diagnosis
Physical Examination
8 Citations (Scopus)

A portable tensiometer for assessing knot-tying technique

Franz, D. A., Batra, E., Morgan, R. F. & Edlich, R. F., 1995, In : Orthopedics. 18, 6, p. 555-558 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sutures
Nylons
Medical Students
Hand
Orthopedic Surgeons
10 Citations (Scopus)

A portable tensiometer for assessing surgeon’s knot tying technique

Batra, E., Taylor, P. T., Franz, D. A., Towler, M. A. & Edlich, R. F., Jan 1 1993, In : Gynecologic Oncology. 48, 1, p. 114-118 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sutures
Nylons
Medical Students
Hand
Surgeons
38 Citations (Scopus)

A positive deviance approach to understanding key features to improving diabetes care in the medical home

Gabbay, R. A., Friedberg, M. W., Miller-Day, M., Cronholm, P. F., Adelman, A. & Schneider, E. C., Jan 1 2013, In : Annals of family medicine. 11, SUPPL. 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient-Centered Care
Primary Health Care
Interviews
Aptitude
Electronic Health Records
5 Citations (Scopus)

Application of the carolina framework for cervical cancer prevention

Moss, J., McCarthy, S. H., Gilkey, M. B. & Brewer, N. T., Jan 1 2014, In : Gynecologic Oncology. 132, SUPPL1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Uterine Cervical Neoplasms
Papanicolaou Test
Papillomavirus Vaccines
Interviews
Aftercare
33 Citations (Scopus)

Appropriateness of quality indicators for older patients with advanced dementia and poor prognosis

Solomon, D. H., Wenger, N. S., Saliba, D., Young, R. T., Adelman, A., Besdine, R. K., Blazer, D. G., Cassell, C. K., Cummings, J. L., Katz, P. R., Kitzman, D. W., Lavizzo-Mourey, R. J., Mondoux, L. C., Popovich, R., Pories, W. J. & Wenger, N., Jul 1 2003, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 51, 7, p. 902-907 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quality of Health Care
Dementia
Geriatrics
Committee Membership
Patient Preference
20 Citations (Scopus)

A preventive approach to obstetric care in a rural hospital: Association between higher rates of preventive labor induction and lower rates of cesarean delivery

Nicholson, J., Yeager, D. L. & Macones, G., Jul 1 2007, In : Annals of family medicine. 5, 4, p. 310-319 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Induced Labor
Rural Hospitals
Obstetrics
Prostaglandins
Parturition
7 Citations (Scopus)

A qualitative comparative analysis of combined state health policies related to human papillomavirus vaccine uptake in the United States

Roberts, M. C., Murphy, T., Moss, J., Wheldon, C. W. & Psek, W., Apr 1 2018, In : American journal of public health. 108, 4, p. 493-499 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Papillomavirus Vaccines
Health Policy
Pharmacy Schools
Education
Sex Education

A Qualitative Study to Assess Barber Perceptions of the Feasibility of the Employer as a Health Advisor for Obesity Prevention

Roy, S., Hansen, A. R., Ross, L. & Larson, R., Sep 1 2018, In : American Journal of Men's Health. 12, 5, p. 1450-1462 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
employer
Obesity
Health
health
Workplace
1 Citation (Scopus)

Aquatic access for the disabled

Walk, E. E., Himel, H. N., Batra, E., Baruch, L., O'connor, M. B., Tanner, A. E. & Edlich, R. F., Jan 1 1992, In : Journal of Burn Care and Rehabilitation. 13, 3, p. 356-357 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Water
Hydrotherapy
Toilet Facilities
Pressure
Burn Units
8 Citations (Scopus)

A randomized feasibility trial of brief telephone counseling to increase fruit and vegetable intakes

Djuric, Z., Ellsworth, J. S., Ren, J., Sen, A. & Ruffin, M., May 1 2010, In : Preventive Medicine. 50, 5-6, p. 265-271 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Telephone
Vegetables
Counseling
Fruit
Primary Health Care
2 Citations (Scopus)

Are children of military parents more physically fit than children of civilian parents?

Stephens, M., Harrison, J. J., Wilson, C., Ringler, R. L. & Robinson, C., Jun 1 2003, In : Family medicine. 35, 6, p. 404-407 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Parents
Physical Fitness
Students
Television
Social Class
2 Citations (Scopus)

Arteriovenous fistulas constructed using side-to-side anastomosis with ligation and division of distal venous arm; a tertiary care hospital experience

Ahsan, Z. U., Waheed, A., Zaeem, F. A. & Nazir, F., Jan 1 2010, In : Journal of Vascular Access. 11, 1, p. 26-30 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Arteriovenous Fistula
Tertiary Healthcare
Tertiary Care Centers
Ligation
Arteriovenous Anastomosis
1 Citation (Scopus)

A snap shot of patients' recall, attitudes, and perceptions of their pain contracts from a family medicine resident outpatient clinic

Bahniwal, R., Sell, J. & Waheed, A., Jan 1 2018, In : Journal of Opioid Management. 14, 1, p. 43-51 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pain Perception
Contracts
Ambulatory Care Facilities
Medicine
Pain

Aspirin for primary prevention: USPSTF recommendations for CVD and colorectal cancer

Smith, D. K., Demetriou, T. & Weber, C., Apr 1 2019, In : Journal of Family Practice. 68, 3, p. 146-151 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Primary Prevention
Aspirin
Colorectal Neoplasms