Department of Family and Community Medicine

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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.

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1 Scopus citations

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. T., May 1 2010, In : Preventive Medicine. 50, 5-6, p. 265-271 7 p.

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9 Scopus citations

A randomized matched-pairs study of feasibility, acceptability, and effectiveness of systems consultation: A novel implementation strategy for adopting clinical guidelines for Opioid prescribing in primary care

Quanbeck, A., Brown, R. T., Zgierska, A. E., Jacobson, N., Robinson, J. M., Johnson, R. A., Deyo, B. M., Madden, L., Tuan, W. J. & Alagoz, E., Jan 25 2018, In : Implementation Science. 13, 1, 21.

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Open Access
5 Scopus citations

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

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

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2 Scopus citations

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.

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3 Scopus citations

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.

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1 Scopus citations

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

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

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Assessing Bleeding Risk in Patients Taking Anticoagulants

Qiu, J. J. & Grine, K., Oct 1 2017, In : American family physician. 96, 7, p. 465-466 2 p.

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1 Scopus citations

Assessing military community support: Relations among perceived military community support, child psychosocial adjustment, and parent psychosocial adjustment

Conforte, A. M., Bakalar, J. L., Shank, L. M., Quinlan, J., Stephens, M. B., Sbrocco, T. & Tanofsky-Kraff, M., Sep 2017, In : Military medicine. 182, 9, p. e1871-e1878

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3 Scopus citations

Association between disease-specific quality of life and magnetic resonance imaging outcomes in a clinical trial of prolotherapy for knee osteoarthritis

Rabago, D., Kijowski, R., Woods, M., Patterson, J. J., Mundt, M., Zgierska, A., Grettie, J., Lyftogt, J. & Fortney, L., Nov 1 2013, In : Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 94, 11, p. 2075-2082 8 p.

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29 Scopus citations

Association between physical activity, sexual activities, and human papillomavirus infection in women in a community-based population

Bissonnette, V., Zazove, P., Ruffin IV, M. T., Gorenflo, D. W., Gregoire, L. & Reed, B. D., Jan 1 1995, In : Journal of Women's Health. 4, 5, p. 579-585 7 p.

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Association of noncompaction of left ventricular myocardium with Ebstein's anomaly

Ilercil, A., Barack, J., Malone, M., Barold, S. S. & Herweg, B., May 1 2006, In : Echocardiography. 23, 5, p. 432-433 2 p.

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15 Scopus citations

Associations between family weight-based teasing, eating pathology, and psychosocial functioning among adolescent military dependents

Pearlman, A. T., Schvey, N. A., Higgins Neyland, M. K., Solomon, S., Hennigan, K., Schindler, R., Leu, W., Gillmore, D., Shank, L. M., Lavender, J. M., Burke, N. L., Wilfley, D. E., Sbrocco, T., Stephens, M., Jorgensen, S., Klein, D., Quinlan, J. & Tanofsky-Kraff, M., Jan 2020, In : International journal of environmental research and public health. 17, 1, 24.

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Open Access

Associations between unhealthy dieting behaviors and tobacco use among adolescents

Sutter, M. E., Nasim, A., Veldheer, S. & Cobb, C. O., Dec 15 2016, In : Journal of Eating Disorders. 4, 1, 39.

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3 Scopus citations

A strength training program for primary care patients, central Pennsylvania, 2012

Sciamanna, C. N., Patel, V. A., Kraschnewski, J. L., Rovniak, L. S., Messina, D. A., Stuckey, H. L., Curry, W. J., Chuang, C. H., Sherwood, L. L. & Hess, S. L., Jan 1 2014, In : Preventing Chronic Disease. 11, 130403.

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3 Scopus citations
18 Scopus citations

Asymptomatic left ventricular noncompaction-implications for athletic participation

Pitzer, M. E., Seidenberg, P. H. & Silvis, M., Mar 11 2015, In : Current sports medicine reports. 14, 2, p. 91-95 5 p.

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1 Scopus citations

A system dynamics approach to planning and evaluating interventions for chronic disease management

Kang, H., Nembhard, H. B., Ghahramani, N. & Curry, W., Jul 3 2018, In : Journal of the Operational Research Society. 69, 7, p. 987-1005 19 p.

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1 Scopus citations

A systems thinking approach to prospective planning of interventions for chronic kidney disease care

Kang, H., Nembhard, H., Curry, W., Ghahramani, N. & Hwang, W., Dec 19 2017, In : Health Systems. 6, 2, p. 130-147

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A systems thinking approach to prospective planning of interventions for chronic kidney disease care

Kang, H., Nembhard, H. B., Curry, W., Ghahramani, N. & Hwang, W., Jul 1 2017, In : Health Systems. 6, 2, p. 130-147 18 p.

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3 Scopus citations

A transdisciplinary model to inform randomized clinical trial methods for electronic cigarette evaluation

Lopez, A. A., Cobb, C. O., Yingst, J. M., Veldheer, S., Hrabovsky, S., Yen, M. S., Foulds, J. & Eissenberg, T., Jan 1 2016, In : BMC Public Health. 16, 1, 217.

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3 Scopus citations

Attachment, social support, and perceived mental health of adult dog walkers: What does age have to do with it?

Ellen Netting, F., Wilson, C. C., Goodie, J. L., Stephens, M., Byers, C. G. & Olsen, C. H., Dec 3 2013, In : Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare. 40, 4, p. 261-283 23 p.

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8 Scopus citations

A two-site, two-arm, 34-week, double-blind, parallel-group, randomized controlled trial of reduced nicotine cigarettes in smokers with mood and/or anxiety disorders: trial design and protocol

Allen, S. I., Foulds, J., Pachas, G. N., Veldheer, S., Cather, C., Azzouz, N., Hrabovsky, S., Hameed, A., Yingst, J., Hammett, E., Modesto, J., Krebs, N. M., Zhu, J., Liao, J., Muscat, J. E., Richie, J. & Evins, A. E., Jan 19 2017, In : BMC Public Health. 17, 1, p. 1-13 13 p.

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6 Scopus citations

A web-based decision tool to improve contraceptive counseling for women with chronic medical conditions: Protocol for a mixed methods implementation study

Wu, J. P., Damschroder, L. J., Fetters, M. D., Zikmund-Fisher, B. J., Crabtree, B. F., Hudson, S. V., Ruffin, M. T., Fucinari, J., Kang, M., Susan Taichman, L. & Creswell, J. W., Apr 2018, In : Journal of medical Internet research. 20, 4, e107.

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1 Scopus citations

A web-based patient activation intervention to improve hypertension care: Study design and baseline characteristics in the web hypertension study

Thiboutot, J., Stuckey, H., Binette, A., Kephart, D., Curry, W., Falkner, B. & Sciamanna, C., Nov 1 2010, In : Contemporary Clinical Trials. 31, 6, p. 634-646 13 p.

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9 Scopus citations

A young male runner with a posterior knee mass - Not just your typical Baker's cyst

Abid, A., Kelley, J. F., Flemming, D. & Silvis, M., Mar 1 2016, In : BMJ case reports. 2016, 213750.

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2 Scopus citations

Balloon sinuplasty: A minimally invasive option for patients with chronic rhinosinusitis

Levine, H. & Rabago, D., Mar 1 2011, In : Postgraduate medicine. 123, 2, p. 112-118 7 p.

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15 Scopus citations

Behavioral risks associated with tattooing

Stephens, M., 2003, In : Family Medicine. 35, 1, p. 52-54 3 p.

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42 Scopus citations

Benefits of 8-wk Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction or Aerobic Training on Seasonal Declines in Physical Activity

Meyer, J. D., Torres, E. R., Grabow, M. L., Zgierska, A. E., Teng, H. Y., Coe, C. L. & Barrett, B. P., Sep 1 2018, In : Medicine and science in sports and exercise. 50, 9, p. 1850-1858 9 p.

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6 Scopus citations

Bioavailability of β-carotene is lower in raw than in processed carrots and spinach in women

Rock, C. L., Lovalvo, J. L., Emenhiser, C., Ruffin, M., Flatt, S. W. & Schwartz, S. J., May 1 1998, In : Journal of Nutrition. 128, 5, p. 913-916 4 p.

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200 Scopus citations

Biopsies for skin cancer detection: Dispelling the myths

Seiverling, E. V., Ahrns, H., Bacik, L. C. & Usatine, R., May 1 2018, In : Journal of Family Practice. 67, 5, p. 270-274 5 p.

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Body composition and physical fitness in a cohort of US military medical students

Mitchell, S. D., Eide, R., Olsen, C. H. & Stephens, M. B., Mar 1 2008, In : Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine. 21, 2, p. 165-167 3 p.

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9 Scopus citations

Body composition assessment failure rates and obesity in the United States Navy

Lennon, R. P., Oberhofer, A. L. & McQuade, J., Jan 1 2015, In : Military medicine. 180, 2, p. 141-144 4 p.

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5 Scopus citations

Breast cancer tumor size assessment with mammography, ultrasonography, and magnetic resonance imaging at a community based multidisciplinary breast center

Ramirez, S., Scholle, M., Buckmaster, J., Paley, R. H. & Kowdley, G. C., Apr 2012, In : American Surgeon. 78, 4, p. 440-446 7 p.

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24 Scopus citations

Callousness and apathy towards research - Time to change

Waheed, A. & Khan, A. M., Jun 1 2006, In : Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association. 56, 6, 1 p.

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CAM therapies among primary care patients using opioid therapy for chronic pain

Fleming, S., Rabago, D. P., Mundt, M. P. & Fleming, M. F., May 16 2007, In : BMC complementary and alternative medicine. 7, 15.

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Open Access
69 Scopus citations

Cancer chemoprevention: A new way to treat cancer before it happens

Krishnan, K., Ruffin, M. & Brenner, D. E., Jan 1 1998, In : Primary Care - Clinics in Office Practice. 25, 2, p. 361-379 19 p.

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16 Scopus citations

Can you differentiate bacterial from viral pediatric infections based on the CBC?

Hallgren, J. D., Zakaria, S., Stephens, M., Smith, W. R. & Hitchcock, K., May 1 2007, In : Journal of Family Practice. 56, 5, p. 390-392 3 p.

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1 Scopus citations

Cardiac rehabilitation: Improving function and reducing risk

Servey, J. T. & Stephens, M., Jul 1 2016, In : American Family Physician. 94, 1, p. 37-43 7 p.

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7 Scopus citations

Cardio-protective effects of carnitine in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats

Malone, J. I., Cuthbertson, D. D., Malone, M. A. & Schocken, D. D., Jan 19 2006, In : Cardiovascular Diabetology. 5

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17 Scopus citations

Cardiovascular health knowledge and behavior in patient attendants at four tertiary care hospitals in Pakistan - A cause for concern

Jafary, F. H., Aslam, F., Mahmud, H., Waheed, A., Shakir, M., Afzal, A., Qayyum, M. A., Akram, J., Khan, I. S. & Haque, I. U., Nov 25 2005, In : BMC Public Health. 5, 124.

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40 Scopus citations

Carotenoids, vitamin A, and estrogen receptorstatus in breast cancer

Rock, C. L., Saxe, G. A., Ruffin, M., August, D. A. & Schottenfeld, D., Jan 1 1996, In : Nutrition and cancer. 25, 3, p. 281-296 16 p.

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34 Scopus citations

Case Report: Pelvic Congestion Syndrome as an Unusual Etiology for Chronic Hip Pain in 2 Active, Middle-Age Women

Shelkey, J., Huang, C., Karpa, K., Singh, H. & Silvis, M., Feb 26 2014, In : Sports Health. 6, 2, p. 145-148 4 p.

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1 Scopus citations

Cathepsin L inhibition suppresses drug resistance in vitro and in vivo: A putative mechanism

Zheng, X., Chu, F., Chou, P. M., Gallati, C., Dier, U., Mirkin, B. L., Mousa, S. A. & Rebbaa, A., Jan 1 2009, In : American Journal of Physiology - Cell Physiology. 296, 1, p. C65-C74

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37 Scopus citations

Cervical Cancer Screening: Issues of Collection Tools and Reporting

Ruffin, M., Jan 1 1993, In : Archives of family medicine. 2, 3, p. 261-263 3 p.

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3 Scopus citations

Cesarean skin closure preferences: A survey of obstetricians

MacKeen, A. D., Devaraj, T. & Baxter, J. K., May 1 2013, In : Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine. 26, 8, p. 753-756 4 p.

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6 Scopus citations

Challenges in herbal research: A randomized clinical trial to assess blinding with ginger

Zick, S. M., Blume, A., Normolle, D. & Ruffin, M., Jun 1 2005, In : Complementary Therapies in Medicine. 13, 2, p. 101-106 6 p.

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13 Scopus citations

Changes in E-Cigarette Use Behaviors and Dependence in Long-term E-Cigarette Users

Du, P., Fan, T., Yingst, J., Veldheer, S., Hrabovsky, S., Chen, C. & Foulds, J., Sep 2019, In : American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 57, 3, p. 374-383 10 p.

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