Department of Family and Community Medicine

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    17033 Hershey

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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.

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76 Scopus citations

Preliminary findings on the use of osteopathic manipulative treatment: Outcomes during the formation of the practice-based research network, DO-Touch.NET

Degenhardt, B. F., Johnson, J. C., Gross, S. R., Hagan, C., Lund, G. & Curry, W. J., Mar 1 2014, In : Journal of the American Osteopathic Association. 114, 3, p. 154-170 17 p.

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13 Scopus citations

Preliminary results of a novel hay-hole fall prevention initiative

Batra, E. K., Gross, B. W., Jammula, S., Bradburn, E. H., Baier, R. D., Reihart, M. J., Murphy, D., Moyer, K., Hess, J., Lackmann, S., Miller, J. A. & Rogers, F. B., Feb 1 2018, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 84, 2, p. 295-300 6 p.

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1 Scopus citations

Pre-meal affective state and laboratory test meal intake in adolescent girls with loss of control eating

Ranzenhofer, L. M., Hannallah, L., Field, S. E., Shomaker, L. B., Stephens, M., Sbrocco, T., Kozlosky, M., Reynolds, J., Yanovski, J. A. & Tanofsky-Kraff, M., Sep 1 2013, In : Appetite. 68, p. 30-37 8 p.

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20 Scopus citations
6 Scopus citations

Presence of human papillomavirus infection of the uterine cervix as determined by different detection methods in a low-risk community-based population.

Zazove, P., Reed, B. D., Gregoire, L., Gorenflo, D. W., Lancaster, W. D., Ruffin, M. & Hruszczyk, J., Dec 1 1993, In : Archives of Family Medicine. 2, 12, p. 1250-1258 9 p.

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15 Scopus citations

Prevalence of hypovitaminosis D and its association with comorbidities of childhood obesity

Williams, R., Novick, M. & Lehman, E., Sep 1 2014, In : The Permanente journal. 18, 4, p. 32-39 8 p.

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8 Scopus citations
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Prevalence of Sexual Violence and its Association with Depression among Male and Female Patients with Risky Drug Use in Urban Federally Qualified Health Centers

Bone, C. W., Goodfellow, A. M., Vahidi, M. & Gelberg, L., Feb 1 2018, In : Journal of Urban Health. 95, 1, p. 111-115 5 p.

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Preventing Obesity in the Military Community (POMC): The development of a clinical trials research network

Elena, A., Sbrocco, T., Theim, K. R., Maurer, D., Johnson, D., Bryant, E., Bakalar, J. L., Schvey, N. A., Ress, R., Seehusen, D., Klein, D. A., Stice, E., Yanovski, J. A., Chan, L., Hill, J. W., Ellsworth, C., Stephens, M. B. & Tanofsky-Kraff, M., Jan 23 2015, In : International journal of environmental research and public health. 12, 2, p. 1174-1195 22 p.

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8 Scopus citations

Prevention of cervix cancer

Rock, C. L., Michael, C. W., Reynolds, R. K. & Ruffin, M., Jan 1 2000, In : Critical Reviews in Oncology/Hematology. 33, 3, p. 169-185 17 p.

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50 Scopus citations

Primary care for persons who inject drugs

Visconti, A. J., Sell, J. & Greenblatt, A. D., Jan 1 2019, In : American family physician. 99, 2, p. 109-116 8 p.

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1 Scopus citations

Primary care providers' needs and preferences for information about colorectal cancer survivorship care

Salz, T., Oeffinger, K. C., Lewis, P. R., Williams, R. L., Rhyne, R. L. & Yeazel, M. W., Sep 1 2012, In : Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine. 25, 5, p. 635-651 17 p.

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29 Scopus citations

Primary care research funding sources

Ruffin, M. & Sheets, K. J., Dec 1 1992, In : Journal of Family Practice. 35, 3, p. 281-287 7 p.

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13 Scopus citations

Prisoners as patients: The opioid epidemic, medication-assisted treatment, and the eighth amendment

Linden, M., Marullo, S., Bone, C., Barry, D. T. & Bell, K., Jan 1 2018, In : Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics. 46, 2, p. 252-267 16 p.

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Próba oceny wartości własnego kwestionariusza we wstepnym badaniu chorych podejrzanych o obturacyjny bezdech senny.

Translated title of the contribution: Estimation of the value of a self-designed questionnaire in diagnosing patients with suspected obstructive sleep apneaZgierska, A., Koziej, M. & Pływaczewski, R., 1997, In : Pneumonologia i alergologia polska : organ Polskiego Towarzystwa Ftyzjopneumonologicznego, Polskiego Towarzystwa Alergologicznego, i Instytutu Gruźlicy i Chorób Płuc. 65, 11-12, p. 802-810 9 p.

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Prolotherapy injections and physiotherapy used singly and in combination for lateral epicondylalgia: A single-blinded randomised clinical trial

Yelland, M., Rabago, D., Ryan, M., Ng, S. K., Vithanachchi, D., Manickaraj, N. & Bisset, L., Nov 3 2019, In : BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders. 20, 1, 509.

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Prompting primary care providers about increased patient risk as a result of family history: Does It work?

Zazove, P., Plegue, M. A., Uhlmann, W. R. & Ruffin, M. T., May 1 2015, In : Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine. 28, 3, p. 334-342 9 p.

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9 Scopus citations

Prostatic Alpha-Linolenic Acid (ALA) Is Positively Associated with Aggressive Prostate Cancer: A Relationship Which May Depend on Genetic Variation in ALA Metabolism

Azrad, M., Zhang, K., Vollmer, R. T., Madden, J., Polascik, T. J., Snyder, D. C., Ruffin, M. T., Moul, J. W., Brenner, D., Hardy, R. W. & Demark-Wahnefried, W., Dec 28 2012, In : PloS one. 7, 12, e53104.

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11 Scopus citations

Provider communication and HPV vaccination: The impact of recommendation quality

Gilkey, M. B., Calo, W. A., Moss, J. L., Shah, P. D., Marciniak, M. W. & Brewer, N. T., Feb 24 2016, In : Vaccine. 34, 9, p. 1187-1192 6 p.

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109 Scopus citations

Pruritis and palpable purpura from leeches in the australian rainforest

Seiverling, E., Greene, A. A. K. & Ahrns, H., Jan 1 2014, In : IDCases. 1, 2, p. 9-11 3 p.

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Psychosocial factors in risk of cervical intraepithelial lesions

Wilkerson, J. E., Bailey, J. M., Bieniasz, M. E., Murray, S. I. & Ruffin, M. T., Apr 1 2009, In : Journal of Women's Health. 18, 4, p. 513-518 6 p.

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4 Scopus citations

Psychosocial predictors of adherence to risk-appropriate cervical cancer screening guidelines: A cross sectional study of women in Ohio Appalachia participating in the Community Awareness Resources and Education (CARE) project

Paskett, E. D., McLaughlin, J. M., Reiter, P. L., Lehman, A. M., Rhoda, D. A., Katz, M. L., Hade, E. M., Post, D. M. & Ruffin, M. T., Jan 1 2010, In : Preventive Medicine. 50, 1-2, p. 74-80 7 p.

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47 Scopus citations

Pulmonary and other health effects of electronic cigarette use among adult smokers participating in a randomized controlled smoking reduction trial

Veldheer, S., Yingst, J., Midya, V., Hummer, B., Lester, C., Krebs, N., Hrabovsky, S., Wilhelm, A., Liao, J. J., Yen, M. S., Cobb, C., Eissenberg, T. & Foulds, J., Apr 1 2019, In : Addictive Behaviors. 91, p. 95-101 7 p.

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4 Scopus citations

QNOTE: An instrument for measuring the quality of EHR clinical notes

Burke, H. B., Hoang, A., Becher, D., Fontelo, P., Liu, F., Stephens, M., Pangaro, L. N., Sessums, L. L., O'Malley, P., Baxi, N. S., Bunt, C. W., Capaldi, V. F., Chen M., J. M., Cooper, B. A., Djuric, D. A., Hodge, J. A., Kane, S., Magee, C., Makary, Z. R., Mallory, R. M. & 4 others, Miller, T., Saperstein, A., Servey, J. & Gimbel, R. W., Jan 1 2014, In : Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. 21, 5, p. 910-916 7 p.

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18 Scopus citations

Qualitative aspects of nasal irrigation use by patients with chronic sinus disease in a multimethod study

Rabago, D., Barrett, B., Marchand, L., Maberry, R. & Mundt, M., Aug 15 2006, In : Annals of family medicine. 4, 4, p. 295-301 7 p.

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Qualitative assessment of patients receiving prolotherapy for knee osteoarthritis in a multimethod study

Rabago, D., Van Leuven, L., Benes, L., Fortney, L., Slattengren, A., Grettie, J. & Mundt, M., Dec 2016, In : Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine. 22, 12, p. 983-989 7 p.

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Quality of outpatient clinical notes: A stakeholder definition derived through qualitative research

Hanson, J. L., Stephens, M. B., Pangaro, L. N. & Gimbel, R. W., Nov 21 2012, In : BMC health services research. 12, 1, 407.

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9 Scopus citations

Quantitation of 6-, 8- and 10-gingerols and 6-shogaol in human plasma by high performance liquid chromatography with electrochemical detection

Zick, S. M., Ruffin, M. T., Djuric, Z., Normolle, D. & Brenner, D. E., Sep 1 2010, In : International Journal of Biomedical Science. 6, 3, p. 233-240 8 p.

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42 Scopus citations

Quantitative analysis of single amino acid variant peptides associated with pancreatic cancer in serum by an isobaric labeling quantitative method

Nie, S., Yin, H., Tan, Z., Anderson, M. A., Ruffin, M. T., Simeone, D. M. & Lubman, D. M., Dec 5 2014, In : Journal of Proteome Research. 13, 12, p. 6058-6066 9 p.

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16 Scopus citations

Racial and socioeconomic disparities in body mass index among college students: understanding the role of early life adversity

Curtis, D. S., Fuller-Rowell, T. E., Doan, S. N., Zgierska, A. E. & Ryff, C. D., Oct 1 2016, In : Journal of Behavioral Medicine. 39, 5, p. 866-875 10 p.

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Racial discrimination mediates race differences in sleep problems: A longitudinal analysis

Fuller-Rowell, T. E., Curtis, D. S., El-Sheikh, M., Duke, A. M., Ryff, C. D. & Zgierska, A. E., Apr 1 2017, In : Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology. 23, 2, p. 165-173 9 p.

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Radiation exposure and cost influence physician medical image decision making: A randomized controlled trial

Gimbel, R. W., Fontelo, P., Stephens, M. B., Olsen, C. H., Bunt, C., Ledford, C. J. W., Loveland Cook, C. A., Liu, F. & Burke, H. B., Jul 1 2013, In : Medical care. 51, 7, p. 628-632 5 p.

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20 Scopus citations

Randomized controlled trial of mindfulness meditation and exercise for the prevention of acute respiratory infection: Possible mechanisms of action

Zgierska, A., Obasi, C. N., Brown, R., Ewers, T., Muller, D., Gassman, M., Barlow, S. & Barrett, B., Oct 31 2013, In : Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 2013, 952716.

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Randomized study of probiotics in primary care

Patel, J., Curry, W. J., Graybill, M. A., Bernard, S., Mcdermott, A. S. & Karpa, K., Sep 2014, In : Journal of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research. 5, 3, p. 187-190 4 p.

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1 Scopus citations

Ranking states on coverage of cancer-preventing vaccines among adolescents: The influence of imprecision

Waldrop, A. R., Moss, J., Liu, B. & Zhu, L., Jan 1 2017, In : Public Health Reports. 132, 6, p. 627-636 10 p.

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2 Scopus citations

Rare adverse events associated with corticosteroid injections: A case series and literature review

Smuin, D. M., Seidenberg, P., Sirlin, E. A., Phillips, S. & Silvis, M., May 1 2016, In : Current Sports Medicine Reports. 15, 3, p. 171-176 6 p.

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1 Scopus citations

Rationale and Methods for a Trial Assessing Placebo, Echinacea, and Doctor-Patient Interaction in the Common Cold

Barrett, B., Rakel, D., Chewning, B., Marchand, L., Rabago, D., Brown, R., Scheder, J., Schmidt, R., Gern, J. E., Bone, K., Thomas, G., Barlow, S. & Bobula, J., Nov 1 2007, In : Explore: The Journal of Science and Healing. 3, 6, p. 561-572 12 p.

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Reason for visit: Is migrant health care that different?

Henning, G. F., Graybill, M. & George, J., Mar 1 2008, In : Journal of Rural Health. 24, 2, p. 219-220 2 p.

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3 Scopus citations
5 Scopus citations

Recognition of community-acquired anthrax: Has anything changed since 2001?

Stephens, M. B. & Marvin, B., Sep 2010, In : Military medicine. 175, 9, p. 671-675 5 p.

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4 Scopus citations

Recommendations of the first Michigan conference on prostate cancer

Porter, A. T., Zimmerman, J., Ruffin, M., Chernew, M., Callaghan, C., Davis, R., Lee, F., Montie, J., Swanson, G. M. & Oesterling, J. E., Oct 1996, In : Urology. 48, 4, p. 519-534 16 p.

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4 Scopus citations
3 Scopus citations

Recruitment and retention of economically underserved women to a cervical cancer prevention trial

Bailey, J. M., Bieniasz, M. E., Kmak, D., Brenner, D. E. & Ruffin, M. T., Feb 2004, In : Applied Nursing Research. 17, 1, p. 55-60 6 p.

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29 Scopus citations

Recruitment of minority and underserved populations in the United States: The centers for population health and health disparities experience

Paskett, E. D., Reeves, K. W., McLaughlin, J. M., Katz, M. L., McAlearney, A. S., Ruffin, M. T., Halbert, C. H., Merete, C., Davis, F. & Gehlert, S., Nov 1 2008, In : Contemporary Clinical Trials. 29, 6, p. 847-861 15 p.

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105 Scopus citations

Rectal mucosal quantitative galactose oxidase-Schiff reaction as an early detection biomarker for colorectal cancer: Comparison to fecal occult stool blood test

Ruffin, M. T., Normolle, D. P., Evelegh, M. J., Baron, J. A., Bresalier, R. S., Marcon, N. E., Syngal, S., Turgeon, D. K., Tuck, M. K. & Brenner, D. E., Dec 1 2010, In : Cancer Biomarkers. 8, 2, p. 109-112 4 p.

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Reduced nicotine content cigarettes in smokers of low socioeconomic status: Study protocol for a randomized control trial

Krebs, N. M., Allen, S. I., Veldheer, S., Martinez, D. J., Horn, K., Livelsberger, C., Modesto, J., Kuprewicz, R., Wilhelm, A., Hrabovsky, S., Kazi, A., Fazzi, A., Liao, J., Zhu, J., Wasserman, E., Reilly, S. M., Reinhart, L., Trushin, N., Moyer, R. E., Bascom, R. & 3 others, Foulds, J., Richie, J. P. & Muscat, J. E., Jul 3 2017, In : Trials. 18, 1, 300.

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7 Scopus citations

Relationship between ultrasound detected tendon abnormalities, and sensory and clinical characteristics in people with chronic lateral epicondylalgia

Palaniswamy, V., Ng, S. K., Manickaraj, N., Ryan, M., Yelland, M., Rabago, D. & Bisset, L., Oct 2018, In : PloS one. 13, 10, e0205171.

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Relationships between biomechanics, tendon pathology, and function in individuals with lateral epicondylosis

Chourasia, A. O., Buhr, K. A., Rabago, D. P., Kijowski, R., Lee, K. S., Ryan, M. P., Grettie-Belling, J. M. & Sesto, M. E., Jun 2013, In : Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy. 43, 6, p. 368-378 11 p.

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