Department of Family and Community Medicine

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    17033 Hershey

    United States

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59 Citations (Scopus)

Managing the adverse effects of radiation therapy

Berkey, F., Jan 1 2010, In : American family physician. 82, 4, p. 381-388 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Radiotherapy
Radiation
Phenazopyridine
Radiodermatitis
Emollients
12 Citations (Scopus)

Markers of systemic exposures to products of intestinal bacteria in a dietary intervention study

Umoh, F. I., Kato, I., Ren, J., Wachowiak, P. L., Ruffin, M., Turgeon, D. K., Sen, A., Brenner, D. E. & Djuric, Z., Mar 1 2016, In : European Journal of Nutrition. 55, 2, p. 793-798 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bacteria
Serum
Fatty Acids
Diet
Carotenoids
57 Citations (Scopus)

Mass spectrometric assay for analysis of haptoglobin fucosylation in pancreatic cancer

Lin, Z., Simeone, D. M., Anderson, M. A., Brand, R. E., Xie, X., Shedden, K. A., Ruffin, M. & Lubman, D. M., May 6 2011, In : Journal of Proteome Research. 10, 5, p. 2602-2611 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Haptoglobins
Pancreatic Neoplasms
Polysaccharides
Assays
Serum
5 Citations (Scopus)

Maternal characteristics that predict a preference for mandatory adolescent HPV vaccination

Carlos, R. C., Dempsey, A. F., Resnicow, K., Ruffin, M., Patel, D. A., Straus, C. M. & Dalton, V. K., Feb 1 2011, In : Human Vaccines. 7, 2, p. 225-229 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vaccination
Mothers
Papillomavirus Vaccines
Nuclear Family
Early Detection of Cancer
2 Citations (Scopus)

Maternal shoe size and infant birth weight: Correlation or fiction?

Stephens, M., Manning, D. A., Arnold-Canuso, A. & Haas, D. M., Jul 19 2006, In : Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine. 19, 4, p. 426-428 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Shoes
Birth Weight
Mothers
Parity
Gravidity
11 Citations (Scopus)

Mature microsatellites: Mechanisms underlying dinucleotide microsatellite mutational biases in human cells

Baptiste, B. A., Ananda, G., Strubczewski, N., Lutzkanin, A., Khoo, S. J., Srikanth, A., Kim, N., Makova, K. D., Krasilnikova, M. M. & Eckert, K. A., Mar 2013, In : G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics. 3, 3, p. 451-463 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microsatellite Repeats
DNA Mismatch Repair
DNA-Directed DNA Polymerase
Mutation
Genomic Instability
1 Citation (Scopus)
Carbon Monoxide
Nurse Practitioners
Smoking
Health
Tobacco Use
15 Citations (Scopus)

Measuring cervical cancer risk: Development and validation of the CARE Risky Sexual Behavior Index

Reiter, P. L., Katz, M. L., Ferketich, A. K., Ruffin, M. & Paskett, E. D., Dec 1 2009, In : Cancer Causes and Control. 20, 10, p. 1865-1871 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Uterine Cervical Neoplasms
Sexual Behavior
Education
Papanicolaou Test
Research
8 Citations (Scopus)

Mediation, moderation, and context: Understanding complex relations among cognition, affect, and health behaviour

Kiviniemi, M. T., Ellis, E. M., Hall, M. G., Moss, J., Lillie, S. E., Brewer, N. T. & Klein, W. M. P., Jan 2 2018, In : Psychology and Health. 33, 1, p. 98-116 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Behavior
Cognition
Emotions
Research Personnel
Psychology
6 Citations (Scopus)

Medical and Disaster Preparedness of US Marathons

Glick, J., Rixe, J., Spurkeland, N., Brady-Olympia, J., Silvis, M. & Olympia, R., Jan 1 2015, In : Prehospital and Disaster Medicine. 30, 4, p. 344-350 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Disasters
Emergencies
Defibrillators
Albuterol
Syncope
2 Citations (Scopus)

Medical education in the united states: A new frontier for social marketing?

Gimbel, R. W., Ledford, C. J. W. & Stephens, M., Dec 1 2012, In : Social Marketing Quarterly. 18, 4, p. 293-302 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social marketing
Medical education
Healthcare
Physicians
Marketing strategy
5 Citations (Scopus)

Medical student attitudes toward the medically underserved: The USU perspective

Stephens, M., Landers, G., Davis, S. W., Durning, S. J. & Crandall, S. J., Apr 1 2015, In : Military medicine. 180, 4, p. 61-63 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vulnerable Populations
Medical Students
Students
Contracts
Medical Schools
3 Citations (Scopus)

Medical student perceptions of medical school education about suffering: A multicenter pilot study

Egnew, T. R., Lewis, P., Schaad, D. C., Karuppiah, S. & Mitchell, S., Jan 1 2014, In : Family medicine. 46, 1, p. 39-44 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medical Education
Medical Schools
Medical Students
Psychological Stress
Multicenter Studies
4 Citations (Scopus)

Medical their education student about perceptions of their education about suffering

Egnew, T. R., Lewis, P., Myers, K. & Phillips, W. R., Jun 1 2017, In : Family medicine. 49, 6, p. 423-429 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medical Education
Psychological Stress
Students
Education
Teaching
5 Citations (Scopus)

Medication safety curriculum: Enhancing skills and changing behaviors Approaches to teaching and learning

Karpa, K. D., Hom, L. L., Huffman, P., Lehman, E. B., Chinchilli, V. M., Haidet, P. & Leong, S. L., Dec 29 2015, In : BMC medical education. 15, 1, 234.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Curriculum
Teaching
medication
Learning
Students
1 Citation (Scopus)

Meningitis following normal lumbar punctures

Feder, H. M., Adelman, A., Pugno, P. A. & Dallman, J. J., Jan 1 1985, In : Journal of Family Practice. 20, 5, p. 437-439 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pneumococcal Meningitis
Pneumococcal Infections
Spinal Puncture
Meningitis
Sepsis
65 Citations (Scopus)

Microbiota-based model improves the sensitivity of fecal immunochemical test for detecting colonic lesions

Baxter, N. T., Ruffin, M. T., Rogers, M. A. M. & Schloss, P. D., Apr 6 2016, In : Genome Medicine. 8, 1, 37.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microbiota
Adenoma
Colorectal Neoplasms
Neoplasms
Porphyromonas
65 Citations (Scopus)

Microsatellite instability and DNA mismatch repair protein deficiency in lynch syndrome colorectal polyps

Yurgelun, M. B., Goel, A., Hornick, J. L., Sen, A., Turgeon, D. K., Ruffin IV, M. T., Marcon, N. E., Baron, J. A., Bresalier, R. S., Syngal, S., Brenner, D. E., Boland, C. R. & Stoffel, E. M., Apr 1 2012, In : Cancer Prevention Research. 5, 4, p. 574-582 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hereditary Nonpolyposis Colorectal Neoplasms
Protein Deficiency
Microsatellite Instability
DNA Mismatch Repair
Adenomatous Polyps
4 Citations (Scopus)

Military medical information: Accessing information in the deployed environment

Stephens, M. & Von Thun, A. M., Jan 1 2009, In : Military Medicine. 174, 3, p. 259-264 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Physicians
Internet
Medical Electronics
Search Engine
Medical Informatics
80 Citations (Scopus)

Missed adenomas during colonoscopic surveillance in individuals with Lynch syndrome (hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer)

Stoffel, E. M., Kim Turgeon, D., Stockwell, D. H., Zhao, L., Normolle, D. P., Tuck, M. K., Bresalier, R. S., Marcon, N. E., Baron, J. A., Ruffin, M., Brenner, D. E. & Syngal, S., Nov 1 2008, In : Cancer Prevention Research. 1, 6, p. 470-475 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hereditary Nonpolyposis Colorectal Neoplasms
Polyps
Adenoma
Colonoscopy
Indigo Carmine

Mitraflex wound dressing.

Resnick, B. & Adelman, A., Jul 1 1992, In : Ostomy/wound management. 38, 6, p. 15-18, 20, 22

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Clinical Nursing Research
Nursing Assessment
Polyurethanes
Bandages
Wound Healing
4 Citations (Scopus)

Montelukast for mild and exercise-induced asthma.

Adelman, A., Nov 1998, In : Journal of Family Practice. 47, 5, p. 335 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

montelukast
Quinolines
Anti-Asthmatic Agents
Exercise-Induced Asthma
Leukotriene Antagonists
12 Citations (Scopus)

National patterns in human papillomavirus vaccination: An analysis of the national survey of family growth

Sadigh, G., Dempsey, A. F., Ruffin, M., Resnicow, K. & Carlos, R. C., Feb 1 2012, In : Human Vaccines and Immunotherapeutics. 8, 2, p. 212-220 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vaccination
Mothers
Nuclear Family
Growth
Odds Ratio
12 Citations (Scopus)

New visits for abdominal pain in the primary care setting

Adelman, A. M. & Koch, H., Jan 1 1991, In : Family medicine. 23, 2, p. 122-126 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Abdominal Pain
Primary Health Care
Pain
Health Care Surveys
Physicians
1 Citation (Scopus)

Nicotine absorption during electronic cigarette use among regular users

Yingst, J. M., Foulds, J., Veldheer, S., Hrabovsky, S., Trushin, N., Eissenberg, T. T., Williams, J., Richie, J., Nichols, T. T., Wilson, S. & Hobkirk, A., Jan 1 2019, In : PloS one. 14, 7, e0220300.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
cigarettes
nicotine
Nicotine
Tobacco Products
electronics
13 Citations (Scopus)

Nocturnal video assessment of infant sleep environments

Batra, E. K., Teti, D. M., Schaefer, E. W., Neumann, B. A., Meek, E. A. & Paul, I. M., Sep 2016, In : Pediatrics. 138, 3, e20161533.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sleep
Video Recording
Sudden Infant Death
Parenting
Child Development
10 Citations (Scopus)

Normalization of the microbiota in patients after treatment for colonic lesions

Sze, M. A., Baxter, N. T., Ruffin, M., Rogers, M. A. M. & Schloss, P. D., Nov 16 2017, In : Microbiome. 5, 1, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microbiota
Adenoma
Carcinoma
Therapeutics
rRNA Genes
79 Citations (Scopus)

Nurse case management improves blood pressure, emotional distress and diabetes complication screening

Gabbay, R. A., Lendel, I., Saleem, T. M., Shaeffer, G., Adelman, A., Mauger, D., Collins, M. & Polomano, R. C., Jan 1 2006, In : Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice. 71, 1, p. 28-35 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Case Management
Diabetes Complications
Nurses
Blood Pressure
Primary Health Care
2 Citations (Scopus)

Obesity and national defense: Will america be too heavy to fight?

Gagnon, M. & Stephens, M. B., Apr 2015, In : Military medicine. 180, 4, p. 464-467 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Obesity
1 Citation (Scopus)

Obstetric analgesia

Stephens, M., Fenton, L. A. & Fields, S. A., Jan 1 2000, In : Primary Care - Clinics in Office Practice. 27, 1, p. 203-220 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Obstetrical Analgesia
Prenatal Care
Patient Preference
Analgesics
Communication
2 Citations (Scopus)

Occupational health behaviors and habits of women on dairy farms in Pennsylvania

Fenton, G. D., Brasier, K. J., Henning, G. F., Radhakrishna, R. B. & Jayarao, B. M., Jan 1 2010, In : Journal of Agromedicine. 15, 1, p. 16-23 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Behavior
Occupational Health
Habits
Veterinary Drugs
Hand Disinfection
3 Citations (Scopus)

Occupational health characteristics of women on dairy farms in Pennsylvania

Fenton, G. D., Brasier, K. J., Henning, G., Radhakrishna, R. B. & Jayarao, B. M., Jan 1 2010, In : Journal of Agromedicine. 15, 1, p. 7-15 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Occupational Health
Respiration
Zoonoses
Animal Diseases
Foodborne Diseases
17 Citations (Scopus)
Smoking Cessation
Weights and Measures
Weight Gain
Aptitude
Smoking

Once-daily amoxicillin for streptococcal pharyngitis in children.

Adelman, A., Jan 1 1999, In : The Journal of family practice. 48, 4, p. 253-254 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Penicillin V
Streptococcal Infections
Pharyngitis
Streptococcus pyogenes
Amoxicillin
19 Citations (Scopus)

"one end has nothing to do with the other:" Patient attitudes regarding help seeking intention for depression in gynecologic and obstetric settings

Bennett, I. M., Palmer, S., Marcus, S., Nicholson, J., Hantsoo, L., Bellamy, S., Rinaldi, J. & Coyne, J. C., Oct 1 2009, In : Archives of Women's Mental Health. 12, 5, p. 301-308 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Obstetrics
Depression
Prenatal Care
Delivery of Health Care
Confounding Factors (Epidemiology)

On the Contrary, Dr Tuesca-Molina's Points Are Addressed in the Article

Lennon, R., Orduña, K. C., Moreno, J. A., García, F. E., Chandler, J. W., Sweet, N. N., Hawley, L. A., Smith, D. K. & Sanchack, K. E., Jul 1 2019, In : Military medicine. 184, 7-8, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2 Citations (Scopus)

Operating in a Yellow Nation; the frequency of hepatitis B and hepatitis C positive at a tertiary care teaching hospital

Waheed, A., Zafar-ul-Ahsan, Zaeem, F. A., Shariff, M. M. & Qayyum, A., Dec 1 2010, In : Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association. 60, 12, p. 1058-1060 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tertiary Healthcare
Hepatitis C
Hepatitis B
Teaching Hospitals
Hepatitis B Surface Antigens
7 Citations (Scopus)

Opportunities for Increasing Human Papillomavirus Vaccine Provision in School Health Centers

Moss, J., Feld, A. L., O'Malley, B., Entzel, P., Smith, J. S., Gilkey, M. B. & Brewer, N. T., Jan 1 2014, In : Journal of School Health. 84, 6, p. 370-378 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Papillomavirus Vaccines
School Health Services
health
school
parents
4 Citations (Scopus)

Organizational correlates of adolescent immunization: Findings of a state-wide study of primary care clinics in North Carolina

Moss, J., Gilkey, M. B., Griffith, T., Bowling, J. M., Dayton, A. M., Grimshaw, A. H., Quinn, B. & Brewer, N. T., Sep 13 2013, In : Vaccine. 31, 40, p. 4436-4441 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Immunization
Primary Health Care
immunization
Vaccines
vaccines
13 Citations (Scopus)

Orgasmic headache with transient basilar artery vasospasm

Schlegel, D. & Cucchiara, B., Jul 1 2004, In : Headache. 44, 7, p. 710-712 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Basilar Artery
Headache
Vascular Headaches
Orgasm
Magnetic Resonance Angiography
5 Citations (Scopus)

Original contributions. Improving the yield of endocervical elements in a pap smear with the use of the cytology brush

Ruffin, M. & Van Noord, G. R., 1991, In : Family Medicine. 23, 5, p. 365-369 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Papanicolaou Test
Cell Biology
Education
Clinical Trials
20 Citations (Scopus)

Osteitis pubis: A diagnosis for the family physician

Andrews, S. & Carek, P. J., 1998, In : Journal of the American Board of Family Practice. 11, 4, p. 291-295 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pubic Bone
Osteitis
Family Physicians
Groin
Pain
15 Citations (Scopus)

Overcoming challenges in designing and implementing a phase II randomized controlled trial using a presurgical model to test a dietary intervention in prostate cancer

Demark-Wahnefried, W., George, S. L., Switzer, B. R., Snyder, D. C., Madden, J. F., Polascik, T. J., Ruffin, M. & Vollmer, R. T., Dec 1 2008, In : Clinical Trials. 5, 3, p. 262-272 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Flax
Prostatic Neoplasms
Randomized Controlled Trials
Diet Therapy
Neoplasms
18 Citations (Scopus)

Owners and pets exercising together: Canine response to veterinarian-prescribed physical activity

Byers, C. G., Wilson, C. C., Stephens, M., Goodie, J. L., Netting, F. E. & Olsen, C. H., Jan 1 2014, In : Anthrozoos. 27, 3, p. 325-333 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Veterinarians
Pets
physical activity
pets
veterinarians
14 Citations (Scopus)

Oxazole yellow dye interactions with short DNA oligomers of homogeneous base composition and their hybrids

Simon, L. D., Abramo, K. H., Sell, J. & McGown, L. B., Jan 1 1998, In : Biospectroscopy. 4, 1, p. 17-25 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Base Composition
Oligomers
DNA
Coloring Agents
Dyes
86 Citations (Scopus)

Pancreatic cancer serum detection using a lectin/glyco-antibody array method

Li, C., Simeone, D. M., Brenner, D. E., Anderson, M. A., Shedden, K. A., Ruffin, M. & Lubman, D. M., Feb 1 2009, In : Journal of Proteome Research. 8, 2, p. 483-492 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pancreatic Neoplasms
Lectins
Glycoproteins
Microarrays
Antibodies

Parental deployment and distress, and adolescent disordered eating in prevention-seeking military dependents

Higgins Neyland, M. K., Shank, L. M., Burke, N. L., Schvey, N. A., Pine, A., Quattlebaum, M., Leu, W., Gillmore, D., Morettini, A., Wilfley, D. E., Stephens, M., Sbrocco, T., Yanovski, J. A., Jorgensen, S., Klein, D. A., Olsen, C. H., Quinlan, J. & Tanofsky-Kraff, M., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : International Journal of Eating Disorders.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Eating
Binge-Eating Disorder
Obesity
Vulnerable Populations
Parents
76 Citations (Scopus)

Parkinson disease: An update

Gazewood, J. D., Richards, D. R. & Clebak, K., Mar 15 2013, In : American family physician. 87, 4, p. 267-273 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Parkinson Disease
Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors
Dopamine Agonists
Monoamine Oxidase
Dyskinesias
6 Citations (Scopus)

Patient, physician, medical assistant, and office visit factors associated with medication list agreement

Reedy-Cooper, A., Yeh, J. Y., Nowacki, A. S. & Hickner, J., 2016, In : Journal of Patient Safety. 12, 1, p. 18-24 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Physician Assistants
Office Visits
Physicians' Offices
Prescriptions
Medication Reconciliation
77 Citations (Scopus)

Patient and clinic factors associated with adolescent human papillomavirus vaccine utilization within a university-based health system

Dempsey, A., Cohn, L., Dalton, V. & Ruffin, M., Jan 22 2010, In : Vaccine. 28, 4, p. 989-995 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Papillomavirus Vaccines
Papillomaviridae
Medicine
vaccines
Health