Department of Family and Community Medicine

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    17033 Hershey

    United States

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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. L., Feld, A. L., O'Malley, B., Entzel, P., Smith, J. S., Gilkey, M. B. & Brewer, N. T., Jun 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
5 Citations (Scopus)

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

Moss, J. L., 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. T. & Van Noord, G. R., Jan 1 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. T. & 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. K. & 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

Painless Instability and Bone Mass of Knee in a Recreational Weight Lifter

Goto, K. K., Gloyer, K. & Seidenberg, P. H., Sep 1 2019, In : Current sports medicine reports. 18, 9, p. 322-324 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Knee
Weights and Measures
Bone and Bones
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. T. & 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
77 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, A. B., Yeh, J. Y., Nowacki, A. S. & Hickner, J., Jan 1 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
Intra-Articular Injections
Knee
Pain
Control Groups
Primary Health Care

Patient engagement in randomized controlled tai chi clinical trials among the chronically ill

Jiang, D., Kong, W. & Jiang, J. J., Dec 1 2016, In : Reviews on Recent Clinical Trials. 11, 4, p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tai Ji
Patient Participation
Chronic Disease
Clinical Trials
Randomized Controlled Trials
10 Citations (Scopus)

Patient experience and use of probiotics in community-based health care settings

Chin-Lee, B., Curry, W. J., Fetterman, J., Graybill, M. A. & Karpa, K., Oct 31 2014, In : Patient Preference and Adherence. 8, p. 1513-1520 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Community Health Services
Probiotics
supplement
health care
community
36 Citations (Scopus)

Patients' Interpretation of Qualitative Probability Statements

Woloshin, K. K., Ruffin, M. & Gorenflo, D. W., Jan 1 1994, In : Archives of family medicine. 3, 11, p. 961-966 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Patterns of cancer-related health behaviors among middle-aged and older adults: Individual- and area-level socioeconomic disparities

Moss, J., Xiao, Q. & Matthews, C. E., Oct 1 2018, In : Preventive Medicine. 115, p. 31-38 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Behavior
Confidence Intervals
Neoplasms
Poverty
Weights and Measures
18 Citations (Scopus)

Patterns of cellular and HPV 16 methylation as biomarkers for cervical neoplasia

Patel, D. A., Rozek, L. S., Colacino, J. A., Van Zomeren-Dohm, A., Ruffin, M., Unger, E. R., Dolinoy, D. C., Swan, D. C., Onyekwuluje, J., DeGraffinreid, C. R. & Paskett, E. D., Sep 1 2012, In : Journal of Virological Methods. 184, 1-2, p. 84-92 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Human papillomavirus 16
Methylation
Biomarkers
Cell Biology
Neoplasms
20 Citations (Scopus)

Patterns of influenza vaccination among medical students

Milunic, S. L., Quilty, J. F., Super, D. M. & Noritz, G. H., Jan 1 2010, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 31, 1, p. 85-88 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medical Students
Human Influenza
Vaccination
Vaccines
Students
30 Citations (Scopus)

Pedestrian environment and behavior in Karachi, Pakistan

Khan, F. M., Nasir, M., Chotani, H. & Luby, S., Jan 1 1999, In : Accident Analysis and Prevention. 31, 4, p. 335-339 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pakistan
pedestrian
Highway accidents
Crosswalks
traffic
13 Citations (Scopus)
Pediatric Obesity
Cross-Sectional Studies
Depression
Video Games
Obesity
1 Citation (Scopus)

Pediatric posttraumatic headache: Two cases using steroids as abortive therapy

Bramley, H., Melinosky, C., Silvis, M. & Ross, S., Oct 1 2012, In : Pediatric Emergency Care. 28, 10, p. 1081-1084 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Headache
Steroids
Pediatrics
Acute Pain
Pain Management
3 Citations (Scopus)

Pediatric Sports Specialization in Elite Ice Hockey Players

Black, S., Black, K., Dhawan, A., Onks, C., Seidenberg, P. & Silvis, M., Jan 1 2019, In : Sports Health. 11, 1, p. 64-68 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hockey
Sports
Pediatrics
Athletes
Cross-Sectional Studies
2 Citations (Scopus)

Pedometry to prevent cardiorespiratory fitness decline-is it effective?

Lystrup, R. M., West, G. F., Olsen, C., Ward, M. & Stephens, M., Oct 1 2016, In : Military Medicine. 181, 10, p. 1235-1239 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Exercise
Motivation
Students
Medical Students
Body Composition

Pennsylvania statewide agricultural emergency response training Program: A collaborative partnership with agromedicine, academic and community resources

Pistella, C. L., Kanzleiter, L. J., Henderson, R. A. & Herman, J. M., Sep 21 2001, In : Journal of Agromedicine. 7, 3, p. 11-21 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Emergencies
Emergency Medical Services
Education
Organizational Models
Ships
8 Citations (Scopus)
Decision Support Techniques
Medical Staff
Focus Groups
Early Detection of Cancer
Colorectal Neoplasms
29 Citations (Scopus)

Perceptions of anatomy: Critical components in the clinical setting

Lazarus, M. D., Chinchilli, V. M., Leong, S. L. & Kauffman, G. L., Jul 1 2012, In : Anatomical sciences education. 5, 4, p. 187-199 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anatomy
Medical Students
Anatomists
Education
Diagnostic Imaging
94 Citations (Scopus)

Perinatal outcomes in low-risk term pregnancies: do they differ by week of gestation?

Cheng, Y. W., Nicholson, J., Nakagawa, S., Bruckner, T. A., Washington, A. E. & Caughey, A. B., Jan 1 2008, In : American journal of obstetrics and gynecology. 199, 4, p. 370.e1-370.e7

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pregnancy
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
Meconium Aspiration Syndrome
Morbidity
14 Citations (Scopus)

Personal genomic testing for cancer risk: Results from the impact of personal genomics study

Gray, S. W., Gollust, S. E., Carere, D. A., Chen, C. A., Cronin, A., Kalia, S. S., Rana, H. Q., Ruffin Iv, M. T., Wang, C., Roberts, J. S. & Green, R. C., Feb 20 2017, In : Journal of Clinical Oncology. 35, 6, p. 636-644 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Genomics
Neoplasms
Vitamins
Exercise
Diet
143 Citations (Scopus)

Pharmacokinetics of 6-gingerol, 8-gingerol, 10-gingerol, and 6-shogaol and conjugate metabolites in healthyhuman subjects

Zick, S. M., Djuric, Z., Ruffin, M. T., Litzinger, A. J., Normolle, D. P., Alrawi, S., Feng, M. R. & Brenner, D. E., Aug 1 2008, In : Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention. 17, 8, p. 1930-1936 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pharmacokinetics
Sulfates
Ginger
Glucuronides
gingerol
260 Citations (Scopus)

Pharmacokinetics of curcumin conjugate metabolites in healthy human subjects

Vareed, S. K., Kakarala, M., Ruffin, M. T., Crowell, J. A., Normolle, D. P., Djuric, Z. & Brenner, D. E., Jun 1 2008, In : Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention. 17, 6, p. 1411-1417 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Curcumin
Healthy Volunteers
Pharmacokinetics
Sulfates
Glucuronides
29 Citations (Scopus)

Phase II study of the effects of ginger root extract on eicosanoids in colon mucosa in people at normal risk for colorectal cancer

Zick, S. M., Turgeon, D. K., Vareed, S. K., Ruffin, M. T., Litzinger, A. J., Wright, B. D., Alrawi, S., Normolle, D. P., Djuric, Z. & Brenner, D. E., Nov 1 2011, In : Cancer Prevention Research. 4, 11, p. 1929-1937 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ginger
Eicosanoids
Colorectal Neoplasms
Colon
Mucous Membrane
90 Citations (Scopus)

Phase II trial of encapsulated ginger as a treatment for chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting

Zick, S. M., Ruffin, M., Lee, J., Normolle, D. P., Siden, R., Alrawi, S. & Brenner, D. E., May 1 2009, In : Supportive Care in Cancer. 17, 5, p. 563-572 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ginger
Nausea
Vomiting
aprepitant
Drug Therapy
4 Citations (Scopus)

Physical fitness and academic performance: A pilot investigation in USU medical students

Stephens, M., Dong, T. & Durning, S. J., Apr 1 2015, In : Military medicine. 180, 4, p. 77-78 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Physical Fitness
Medical Schools
Medical Students
Students
14 Citations (Scopus)

Physical fitness during medical school: A 4-year study at the Uniformed services university

Stephens, M. B., Cochran, C., Hall, J. M. & Olsen, C., Nov 1 2012, In : Family medicine. 44, 10, p. 694-697 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Physical Fitness
Medical Schools
Students
Body Composition
Air
68 Citations (Scopus)

Physician communication about adolescent vaccination: How is human papillomavirus vaccine different?

Gilkey, M. B., Moss, J. L., Coyne-Beasley, T., Hall, M. E., Shah, P. D. & Brewer, N. T., Aug 1 2015, In : Preventive Medicine. 77, p. 181-185 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Papillomavirus Vaccines
Vaccination
Communication
Physicians
Vaccines
10 Citations (Scopus)

Phytophotodermatitis: Bulla formation and hyperpigmentation during spring break

Kung, A. C., Stephens, M. B. & Darling, T., Jun 2009, In : Military medicine. 174, 6, p. 657-661 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hyperpigmentation
Solar System
Blister
Diagnostic Errors
Citrus aurantiifolia
18 Citations (Scopus)

Pilot clinical study of the effects of ginger root extract on eicosanoids in colonic mucosa of subjects at increased risk for colorectal cancer

Zick, S. M., Turgeon, D. K., Ren, J., Ruffin, M. T., Wright, B. D., Sen, A., Djuric, Z. & Brenner, D. E., Sep 1 2015, In : Molecular Carcinogenesis. 54, 9, p. 908-915 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ginger
Eicosanoids
Colorectal Neoplasms
Mucous Membrane
Dinoprostone
5 Citations (Scopus)
Text Messaging
Cell Phones
Smoking Cessation
Text messaging
Mobile phones
143 Citations (Scopus)

Plasma glycoprotein profiling for colorectal cancer biomarker identification by lectin glycoarray and lectin blot

Qiu, Y., Patwa, T. H., Xu, L., Shedden, K., Misek, D. E., Tuck, M., Jin, G., Ruffin, M. T., Turgeon, D. K., Synal, S., Bresalier, R., Marcon, N., Brenner, D. E. & Lubman, D. M., Apr 1 2008, In : Journal of Proteome Research. 7, 4, p. 1693-1703 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tumor Biomarkers
Lectins
Colorectal Neoplasms
Glycoproteins
Glycosylation
4 Citations (Scopus)

Point-of-care estimated radiation exposure and imaging guidelines can reduce pediatric radiation burden

Bunt, C. W., Burke, H. B., Towbin, A. J., Hoang, A., Stephens, M., Fontelo, P., Liu, F. & Gimbel, R. W., May 1 2015, In : Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine. 28, 3, p. 343-350 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Point-of-Care Systems
Guidelines
Radiation
Pediatrics
Family Physicians
1 Citation (Scopus)

Policy and organizational issues in agromedicine: A survey of 2001 naac meeting attendees

Jones, W. J. & Henning, G., Apr 5 2002, In : Journal of Agromedicine. 8, 2, p. 113-123 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Organizational Policy
Policy Making
Education
Research
Surveys and Questionnaires

Potential solutions for pediatric weight loss programs in the treatment of obesity in rural communities

Novick, M., Wilson, C. T. & Walker-Harding, L. R., May 16 2019, In : Translational behavioral medicine. 9, 3, p. 460-467 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Weight Reduction Programs
Rural Population
Pediatric Obesity
Obesity
Pediatrics

Practical Nutrition for the Primary Care Provider: a Pilot Test

Johnston, E. A., Beasley, J. M., Jay, M. R., Wiedemer, J. & Kris-Etherton, P. M., Jun 15 2019, In : Medical Science Educator. 29, 2, p. 363-373 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

nutrition
Primary Health Care
Medical Education
Medical Students
Reading
44 Citations (Scopus)

Prediction of hospital disposition after thrombolysis for acute ischemic stroke using the National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale

Schlegel, D. J., Tanne, D., Demchuk, A. M., Levine, S. R. & Kasner, S. E., Jul 1 2004, In : Archives of Neurology. 61, 7, p. 1061-1064 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

National Institutes of Health (U.S.)
Stroke
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Tissue Plasminogen Activator
Rehabilitation Nursing
111 Citations (Scopus)
Uterine Cervical Neoplasms
Colorectal Neoplasms
Prostatic Neoplasms
Primary Health Care
Early Detection of Cancer
76 Citations (Scopus)

Preference-based electronic decision aid to promote colorectal cancer screening: Results of a randomized controlled trial

Ruffin, M., Fetters, M. D. & Jimbo, M., Oct 1 2007, In : Preventive Medicine. 45, 4, p. 267-273 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Decision Support Techniques
Early Detection of Cancer
Colorectal Neoplasms
Randomized Controlled Trials
Rural Population