Department of Family and Community Medicine

  • 500 University Dr.

    17033 Hershey

    United States

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53 Citations (Scopus)

Clinical utility of family history for cancer screening and referral in primary care: A report from the Family Healthware Impact Trial

Rubinstein, W. S., Acheson, L. S., O'Neill, S. M., Ruffin, M., Wang, C., Beaumont, J. L. & Rothrock, N., Nov 1 2011, In : Genetics in Medicine. 13, 11, p. 956-965 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Early Detection of Cancer
Colonic Neoplasms
Primary Health Care
Referral and Consultation
Breast Neoplasms
7 Citations (Scopus)

Coding and obesity: Room to grow

Stephens, M., May 1 2011, In : Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine. 24, 3, p. 329-330 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Obesity
Body Mass Index
International Classification of Diseases
Electronic Health Records
Health
17 Citations (Scopus)

Collaborative patient-provider communication and uptake of adolescent vaccines

Moss, J., Reiter, P. L., Rimer, B. K. & Brewer, N. T., Jun 1 2016, In : Social Science and Medicine. 159, p. 100-107 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vaccines
vaccination
Communication
adolescent
Meningococcal Vaccines
12 Citations (Scopus)

Colon cancer chemoprevention: Clinical development of aspirin as a chemopreventive agent

Krishnan, K., Ruffin, M. & Brenner, D. E., Jan 1 1997, In : Journal of cellular biochemistry. 67, SUPPL. 28/29, p. 148-158 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chemoprevention
Colonic Neoplasms
Aspirin
Prostaglandins
Biomarkers
3 Citations (Scopus)

Colonic Mucosal Bacteria Are Associated with Inter-Individual Variability in Serum Carotenoid Concentrations

Djuric, Z., Bassis, C. M., Plegue, M. A., Ren, J., Chan, R., Sidahmed, E. K., Turgeon, D. K., Ruffin, M., Kato, I. & Sen, A., Apr 1 2018, In : Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 118, 4, p. 606-616.e3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carotenoids
carotenoids
Bacteria
bacteria
Serum
31 Citations (Scopus)

Colonic mucosal prostaglandin e2 and cyclooxygenase expression before and after low aspirin doses in subjects at high risk or at normal risk for colorectal cancer1, 2

Krishnan, K., Ruffin, M., Normolle, D., Shureiqi, I., Burney, K., Bailey, J., Peters-Golden, M., Rock, C. L., Boland, C. R. & Brenner, D. E., Jan 1 2001, In : Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention. 10, 5, p. 447-453 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prostaglandin-Endoperoxide Synthases
Dinoprostone
Aspirin
Colorectal Neoplasms
Biomarkers
5 Citations (Scopus)

Colonic Saturated Fatty Acid Concentrations and Expression of COX-1, but not Diet, Predict Prostaglandin E2 in Normal Human Colon Tissue

Sidahmed, E. K., Sen, A., Ren, J., Patel, A., Turgeon, D. K., Ruffin, M., Brenner, D. E. & Djuric, Z., Oct 2 2016, In : Nutrition and cancer. 68, 7, p. 1192-1201 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dinoprostone
Colon
Fatty Acids
Diet
Colonic Neoplasms
27 Citations (Scopus)

Common Leg Injuries of Long-Distance Runners: Anatomical and Biomechanical Approach

Gallo, R. A., Plakke, M. & Silvis, M. L., Nov 1 2012, In : Sports Health. 4, 6, p. 485-495 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome
Leg Injuries
Compartment Syndromes
Popliteal Artery
Stress Fractures

Communication preference moderates the effect of a tailored intervention to increase colorectal cancer screening among African Americans

Resnicow, K., Zhou, Y., Hawley, S., Jimbo, M., Ruffin, M. T., Davis, R. E., Shires, D. & Lafata, J. E., Dec 1 2014, In : Patient Education and Counseling. 97, 3, p. 370-375 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Early Detection of Cancer
African Americans
Colorectal Neoplasms
Communication
Integrated Delivery of Health Care
11 Citations (Scopus)

Communication preference moderates the effect of a tailored intervention to increase colorectal cancer screening among African Americans

Resnicow, K., Zhou, Y., Hawley, S., Jimbo, M., Ruffin, M., Davis, R. E., Shires, D. & Lafata, J. E., Dec 1 2014, In : Patient Education and Counseling. 97, 3, p. 370-375 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Early Detection of Cancer
African Americans
Colorectal Neoplasms
Communication
Integrated Delivery of Health Care
2 Citations (Scopus)

Community preceptor perspectives on recruitment and retention: The CoPPRR study

Minor, S., Huffman, M., Lewis, P., Kost, A. & Prunuske, J., May 2019, In : Family medicine. 51, 5, p. 389-398 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Personal Autonomy
Motivation
Teaching
Medical Students
Physicians
11 Citations (Scopus)

Comparing in-person and webinar delivery of an immunization quality improvement program: A process evaluation of the adolescent AFIX trial

Gilkey, M. B., Moss, J., Roberts, A. J., Dayton, A. M., Grimshaw, A. H. & Brewer, N. T., Feb 18 2014, In : Implementation Science. 9, 1, 21.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quality Improvement
Motivation
Immunization
Referral and Consultation
Costs and Cost Analysis
2 Citations (Scopus)

Comparing percentages and ranks of adolescent weight-related outcomes among U.S. states: Implications for intervention development

Moss, J., Liu, B. & Zhu, L., Dec 1 2017, In : Preventive Medicine. 105, p. 109-115 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Weights and Measures
Guidelines
Health Behavior
Exercise
Hispanic Americans

Comparing the Risk of Sudden Unexpected Infant Death to Common Causes of Childhood Injury Death

Roehler, D. R., Batra, E. & Quinlan, K. P., Sep 1 2019, In : Journal of Pediatrics. 212, p. 224-227.e5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sudden Infant Death
Child Mortality
Wounds and Injuries
Cause of Death
4 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison of overweight and obese military-dependent and civilian adolescent girls with loss-of-control eating

Schvey, N. A., Sbrocco, T., Stephens, M., Bryant, E. J., Ress, R., Spieker, E. A., Conforte, A., Bakalar, J. L., Pickworth, C. K., Barmine, M., Klein, D., Brady, S. M., Yanovski, J. A. & Tanofsky-Kraff, M., Sep 1 2015, In : International Journal of Eating Disorders. 48, 6, p. 790-794 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Eating
Pathology
Psychopathology
Interviews
Depression
79 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison of risk perceptions and beliefs across common chronic diseases

Wang, C., O'Neill, S. M., Rothrock, N., Gramling, R., Sen, A., Acheson, L. S., Rubinstein, W. S., Nease, D. E. & Ruffin, M., Feb 1 2009, In : Preventive Medicine. 48, 2, p. 197-202 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chronic Disease
Heart Diseases
Breast Neoplasms
Ovarian Neoplasms
Colonic Neoplasms
1 Citation (Scopus)

Completion rates in a preoperative surgical weight loss program by tobacco use status

Veldheer, S., Yingst, J., Rogers, A. & Foulds, J., May 1 2017, In : Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases. 13, 5, p. 842-847 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Weight Reduction Programs
Tobacco Use
Tobacco
Obesity
Tobacco Use Cessation
14 Citations (Scopus)

Components of family history associated with women's disease perceptions for cancer: A report from the Family Healthware™ Impact Trial

Rubinstein, W. S., O'Neill, S. M., Rothrock, N., Starzyk, E. J., Beaumont, J. L., Acheson, L. S., Wang, C., Gramling, R., Galliher, J. M. & Ruffin, M. T., Jan 1 2011, In : Genetics in Medicine. 13, 1, p. 52-62 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Breast Neoplasms
Neoplasms
Ovarian Neoplasms
Colonic Neoplasms
Mothers

Compression treatment for venous leg ulcers.

Adelman, A., Jan 1 1997, In : The Journal of family practice. 45, 6, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Varicose Ulcer
Leg Ulcer
Bandages
Reproducibility of Results
Wound Healing

Computerized medical records in Family Medicine journals, 1981-1990: Diffusion of an innovation

Fredman, L. & Adelman, A., Jan 1 1992, In : Family medicine. 24, 3, p. 232-234 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Diffusion of Innovation
Computerized Medical Records Systems
Medicine
Family Practice
Medicine in Literature
11 Citations (Scopus)

Concomitant Adolescent Vaccination in the U.S., 2007–2012

Moss, J., Reiter, P. L. & Brewer, N. T., Nov 1 2016, In : American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 51, 5, p. 693-705 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vaccination
Vaccines
Papillomavirus Vaccines
Diphtheria
Whooping Cough
46 Citations (Scopus)

Consumer perceptions of interactions with primary care providers after direct-to-consumer personal genomic testing

for the Impact of Personal Genomics Study Group, Apr 19 2016, In : Annals of internal medicine. 164, 8, p. 513-522 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Primary Health Care
Health Personnel
Appointments and Schedules
Cohort Studies
Prospective Studies
1 Citation (Scopus)

Contemporary teaching strategies of exemplary community preceptors— is technology helping?

Scott, S. M., Schifferdecker, K. E. E., Anthony, D., Chao, J., Chessman, A. W., Margo, K., Seagrave, M. & Leong, S. L., Jan 1 2014, In : Family medicine. 46, 10, p. 776-782 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Teaching
Technology
Learning
Interviews
Students

Controlling head lice

Stephens, M., Dec 1 2000, In : Patient Care. 34, 17, p. 99-107 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pediculus
Therapeutics
16 Citations (Scopus)

Correlates of human papillomavirus vaccine coverage: A state-level analysis

Moss, J. L., Reiter, P. L. & Brewer, N. T., Feb 2 2015, In : Sexually transmitted diseases. 42, 2, p. 71-75 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Papillomavirus Vaccines
Neoplasms
Uterine Cervical Neoplasms
Vaccines
Preventive Health Services
3 Citations (Scopus)

Correlates of Patient Intent and Preference on Colorectal Cancer Screening

Jimbo, M., Sen, A., Plegue, M. A., Hawley, S. T., Kelly-Blake, K., Rapai, M., Zhang, M., Zhang, Y. & Ruffin, M., Apr 1 2017, In : American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 52, 4, p. 443-450 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Preference
Self Efficacy
Early Detection of Cancer
Colorectal Neoplasms
Decision Support Techniques
38 Citations (Scopus)

Cost of eating: Whole foods versus convenience foods in a low-income model

McDermott, A. J. & Stephens, M., Apr 1 2010, In : Family medicine. 42, 4, p. 280-284 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fast Foods
Eating
Costs and Cost Analysis
Food
Single Parent
7 Citations (Scopus)

Creatine Use in Sports

Butts, J., Jacobs, B. & Silvis, M., Jan 1 2018, In : Sports Health. 10, 1, p. 31-34 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Creatine
Sports
Dietary Supplements
Athletic Performance
Literature
6 Citations (Scopus)

Cue-reactivity in experienced electronic cigarette users: Novel stimulus videos and a pilot fMRI study

Nichols, T. T., Foulds, J., Yingst, J. M., Veldheer, S., Hrabovsky, S., Richie, J., Eissenberg, T. & Wilson, S., May 1 2016, In : Brain Research Bulletin. 123, p. 23-32 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cues
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Smoking Cessation
Electronic Cigarettes
Nicotine
11 Citations (Scopus)

Curriculum changes to increase research in a family medicine residency program

Lennon, R., Oberhofer, A. L., Mcnair, V. & Keck, J. W., Jan 1 2014, In : Family medicine. 46, 4, p. 294-296 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Internship and Residency
Curriculum
Medicine
Research
Posters
7 Citations (Scopus)

Decision Aid to Technologically Enhance Shared decision making (DATES): Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Jimbo, M., Kelly-Blake, K., Sen, A., Hawley, S. T. & Ruffin, M., Nov 11 2013, In : Trials. 14, 1, 381.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Decision Support Techniques
Decision Making
Randomized Controlled Trials
Early Detection of Cancer
Colorectal Neoplasms
21 Citations (Scopus)

Deep venous thrombosis of the upper extremity

Stephens, M., 1997, In : American Family Physician. 55, 2, p. 533-539 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Upper Extremity
Venous Thrombosis
Catheters
Morbidity
Phlebography
1 Citation (Scopus)

Delivering bad or life-altering news

Berkey, F., Wiedemer, J. & Vithalani, N. D., Jul 15 2018, In : American family physician. 98, 2, p. 99-104 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Physicians
Emotions
Knee Injuries
Confusion
Patient Preference

Demographic and psychosocial factors associated with limited health literacy in a community-based sample of older Black Americans

Davis, S. N., Wischhusen, J. W., Sutton, S. K., Christy, S. M., Chavarria, E. A., Sutter, M. E., Roy, S., Meade, C. D. & Gwede, C. K., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Patient Education and Counseling.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Literacy
Demography
Psychology
Colorectal Neoplasms
Health
17 Citations (Scopus)

Demographics and Treatment of Adolescent Posttraumatic Headache in a Regional Concussion Clinic

Bramley, H., Heverley, S., Lewis, M., Kong, L., Rivera, R. & Silvis, M., May 1 2015, In : Pediatric Neurology. 52, 5, p. 493-498 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Headache
Demography
Amitriptyline
Football
Therapeutics
1 Citation (Scopus)

Dental problems in primary care

Stephens, M., Wiedemer, J. & Kushner, G. M., Dec 1 2018, In : American family physician. 98, 11, p. 654-660 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oral Health
Primary Health Care
Tooth
Mouth Diseases
Tooth Avulsion
25 Citations (Scopus)
Genomics
Cohort Studies
Prospective Studies
Health Education
Health Status
3 Citations (Scopus)

Design of early validation trials of biomarkers

Normolle, D., Ruffin IV, M. T. & Brenner, D., Dec 1 2005, In : Cancer Informatics. 1, 1, p. 25-31 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biomarkers
Population
Sensitivity and Specificity
Mass Screening
Health Services Needs and Demand
11 Citations (Scopus)

Developing a web site in primary care

Fetters, M. D., Ivankova, N. V., Ruffin, M., Creswell, J. W. & Power, D., Oct 1 2004, In : Family medicine. 36, 9, p. 651-659 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Colorectal Neoplasms
Primary Health Care
Focus Groups
Early Detection of Cancer
Interviews
2 Citations (Scopus)
Motivational Interviewing
education curriculum
Curriculum
smoking
counseling
15 Citations (Scopus)

Development and evaluation of a PCR and mass spectroscopy (PCR-MS)-based method for quantitative, type-specific detection of human papillomavirus

Patel, D. A., Shih, Y. J., Newton, D. W., Michael, C. W., Oeth, P. A., Kane, M. D., Opipari, A. W., Ruffin, M., Kalikin, L. M. & Kurnit, D. M., Sep 1 2009, In : Journal of Virological Methods. 160, 1-2, p. 78-84 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mass Spectrometry
Polymerase Chain Reaction
DNA Sequence Analysis
Human Papillomavirus DNA Tests
Papillomavirus Vaccines
7 Citations (Scopus)

Development and initial feedback about a human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine comic book for adolescents

Katz, M. L., Oldach, B. R., Goodwin, J., Reiter, P. L., Ruffin, M. & Paskett, E. D., Jan 1 2014, In : Journal of Cancer Education. 29, 2, p. 318-324 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Papillomavirus Vaccines
Parents
Vaccination
Reading
115 Citations (Scopus)

Development of a questionnaire for assessing dependence on electronic cigarettes among a large sample of ex-smoking e-cigarette users

Foulds, J., Veldheer, S., Yingst, J., Hrabovsky, S., Wilson, S. J., Nichols, T. T. & Eissenberg, T., Feb 1 2015, In : Nicotine and Tobacco Research. 17, 2, p. 186-192 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Smoking
Tobacco Products
Nicotine
Electronic Cigarettes
Surveys and Questionnaires
10 Citations (Scopus)

Development of exchange lists for Mediterranean and Healthy Eating Diets: Implementation in an intervention trial

Sidahmed, E., Cornellier, M. L., Ren, J., Askew, L. M., Li, Y., Talaat, N., Rapai, M. S., Ruffin, M. T., Turgeon, D. K., Brenner, D., Sen, A. & Djuric, Z., Oct 1 2014, In : Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics. 27, 5, p. 413-425 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mediterranean Diet
Vegetables
Diet
Counseling
Weight Loss
2 Citations (Scopus)

Device characteristics of long term electronic cigarette users: A follow-up study

Yingst, J., Foulds, J., Veldheer, S. & Du, P., Apr 1 2019, In : Addictive Behaviors. 91, p. 238-243 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tobacco Products
Equipment and Supplies
Nicotine
Tobacco
Electronic Cigarettes
17 Citations (Scopus)

Diabetes-induced bradycardia is an intrinsic metabolic defect reversed by carnitine

Malone, M. A., Schocken, D. D., Hanna, S. K., Liang, X. & Malone, J. I., Aug 1 2007, In : Metabolism: Clinical and Experimental. 56, 8, p. 1118-1123 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carnitine
Bradycardia
Experimental Diabetes Mellitus
Heart Rate
Serum
33 Citations (Scopus)

Diabetes nurse case management and motivational interviewing for change (DYNAMIC): Results of a 2-year randomized controlled pragmatic trial

Gabbay, R. A., Añel-Tiangco, R. M., Dellasega, C., Mauger, D., Adelman, A. & Van Horn, D. H. A., Sep 1 2013, In : Journal of Diabetes. 5, 3, p. 349-357 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pragmatic Clinical Trials
Motivational Interviewing
Case Management
Randomized Controlled Trials
Nurses
30 Citations (Scopus)

Diagnosis and management of pancreatic cancer

De La Cruz, M. S. D., Young, A. P. & Ruffin, M., Apr 15 2014, In : American Family Physician. 89, 8, p. 626-632 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

gemcitabine
Pancreatic Neoplasms
irinotecan
Pancreas
Adenocarcinoma
15 Citations (Scopus)

Diagnostic potential and interactive dynamics of the colorectal cancer virome

Hannigan, G. D., Duhaime, M. B., Ruffin, M., Koumpouras, C. C. & Schloss, P. D., Nov 1 2018, In : mBio. 9, 6, e02248-18.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Colorectal Neoplasms
Viruses
Neoplasms
Metagenomics
Bacteriophages

Dietary Interventions for Recurrent Abdominal Pain in Childhood

Qiu, J. J., Jan 1 2018, In : American family physician. 97, 1, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Abdominal Pain