Department of Family and Community Medicine

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15 Citations (Scopus)

Sports and nutritional supplement use in USMC recruits: A pilot study

Young, C. R. & Stephens, M., Jan 1 2009, In : Military Medicine. 174, 2, p. 158-161 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Military Personnel
Sports
Creatine
Vitamins
Powders

State Prevalence and Ranks of Adolescent Substance Use: Implications for Cancer Prevention

Moss, J. L., Liu, B. & Zhu, L., May 31 2018, In : Preventing Chronic Disease. 15, p. E69

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Risk-Taking
Neoplasms
Confidence Intervals
Health
Pharmaceutical Preparations
1 Citation (Scopus)

Status of women in agriculture according to the 2007 census of agriculture

Fenton, G. D., Brasier, K. J. & Henning, G., Jan 1 2010, In : Journal of Agromedicine. 15, 1, p. 5-6 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Working Women
Women's Rights
Censuses
Agriculture
2 Citations (Scopus)

Streptokinase therapy: Recognizing and treating allergic reactions

Stephens, M. & Pepper, P. V., Jan 1 1998, In : Postgraduate Medicine. 103, 3, p. 89-90 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Streptokinase
Hypersensitivity
Myocardial Infarction
Physicians
Pharmaceutical Preparations
4 Citations (Scopus)

Stress resistant human embryonic stem cells as a potential source for the identification of novel cancer stem cell markers

Mousa, S. A., Sudha, T., Dyskin, E., Dier, U., Gallati, C. A., Hanko, C., Chittur, S. V. & Rebbaa, A., Mar 28 2010, In : Cancer Letters. 289, 2, p. 208-216 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neoplastic Stem Cells
trichostatin A
Stem Cells
Glioma
Gene Expression
58 Citations (Scopus)

Sudden infant death syndrome temperament before death

Naeye, R. L., Messmer, J., Specht, T. & Merritt, T. A., Jan 1 1976, In : The Journal of Pediatrics. 88, 3, p. 511-515 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Temperament
Sudden Infant Death
Parents
Hypoventilation
Siblings
3 Citations (Scopus)

Summer peaks in uptake of human papillomavirus and other adolescent vaccines in the United States

Moss, J. L., Reiter, P. L., Rimer, B. K., Ribisl, K. M. & Brewer, N. T., Feb 2016, In : Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention. 25, 2, p. 274-281 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vaccines
Papillomavirus Vaccines
Vaccination
Meningococcal Vaccines
Pertussis Vaccine
24 Citations (Scopus)

Supplemental fitness activities and fitness in urban elementary school classrooms

Stephens, M. & Wentz, S. W., Mar 1 1998, In : Family medicine. 30, 3, p. 220-223 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Exercise
Heart Rate
Skinfold Thickness
Physical Education and Training
Body Composition
84 Citations (Scopus)

Suppression of human colorectal mucosal prostaglandins: Determining the lowest effective aspirin dose

Ruffin, M., Krishnan, K., Rock, C. L., Normolle, D., Vaerten, M. A., Peters-Golden, M., Crowell, J., Kelloff, G., Boland, C. R. & Brenner, D. E., Aug 6 1997, In : Journal of the National Cancer Institute. 89, 15, p. 1152-1160 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aspirin
Prostaglandins
Prostaglandins F
Salicylic Acid
Dinoprostone
6 Citations (Scopus)

Surrogate endpoint biomarkers for cervical cancer chemoprevention trials

Ruffin, M., Ogaily, M. S., Johnston, C. M., Gregoire, L., Lancaster, W. D. & Brenner, D. E., Jan 1 1995, In : Journal of cellular biochemistry. 59, 23 S, p. 113-124 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chemoprevention
Biomarkers
Uterine Cervical Neoplasms
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Retinoic Acid Receptors

Surveying Applicants to Improve the Family Medicine Residency Interview Day

Woloski, J. & Schlegel, D., 2018, In : PRiMER. 2, 16

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Survey of health needs and concerns of rural Pennsylvanians

Henning, G., Graybill, M., Herman, J. M. & Schwartz, M., Dec 1 2005, In : Journal of Agromedicine. 10, 4, p. 71-79 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Insurance
Health Surveys
Safety
Health
Delivery of Health Care

Sustainable curriculum to increase scholarly activity in a family medicine residency

Seales, S. M., Lennon, R. P., Sanchack, K. & Smith, D. K., Mar 2019, In : Family medicine. 51, 3, p. 271-275 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Internship and Residency
Curriculum
Medicine
Research
Graduate Medical Education
6 Citations (Scopus)

Syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion: A story of duloxetine-induced hyponatraemia

Amoako, A. O., Brown, C. & Riley, T., Apr 24 2015, In : BMJ case reports. 2015, 208037.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Inappropriate ADH Syndrome
Hyponatremia
Sodium
Fibromyalgia
Diabetic Neuropathies
44 Citations (Scopus)

Targeted prevention of excess weight gain and eating disorders in high-risk adolescent girls: A randomized controlled trial

Tanofsky-Kraff, M., Shomaker, L. B., Wilfley, D. E., Young, J. F., Sbrocco, T., Stephens, M., Ranzenhofer, L. M., Elliott, C., Brady, S., Radin, R. M., Vannucci, A., Bryant, E. J., Osborn, R., Berger, S. S., Olsen, C., Kozlosky, M., Reynolds, J. C. & Yanovski, J. C., Oct 1 2014, In : American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 100, 4, p. 1010-1018 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Weight Gain
Randomized Controlled Trials
Psychotherapy
Body Mass Index
Obesity
2 Citations (Scopus)

Team Investment and Longitudinal Relationships: An Innovative Global Health Education Model

Myers, K. & Fredrick, N. B., Dec 1 2017, In : Academic Medicine. 92, 12, p. 1700-1703 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

health promotion
health
student
neocolonialism
school
19 Citations (Scopus)

Technical considerations in manual and instrument tying techniques

James, J. D., Wu, M. M., Batra, E., Rodeheaver, G. T. & Edlich, R. F., Jan 1 1992, In : Journal of Emergency Medicine. 10, 4, p. 469-480 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hand
Nylons
Sutures

Tele-yoga for chronic pain: A management therapy for the future?

Baker, J., Sep 1 2018, In : Integrative Medicine Alert. 21, 9, p. 105-106 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Yoga
Pain Management
Chronic Pain
Therapeutics
26 Citations (Scopus)
Nutrition Surveys
Weight Gain
Smoking
Smoking Cessation
Tobacco Products
16 Citations (Scopus)

Tests of a symptom checklist to screen for comorbid psychiatric disorders in alcoholism

Benjamin, A. B., Mossman, D., Graves, N. & Sanders, R. D., May 1 2006, In : Comprehensive Psychiatry. 47, 3, p. 227-233 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Checklist
Alcoholism
Psychiatry
ROC Curve
Military Personnel

The active management of impending cephalopelvic disproportion in nulliparous women at term: a case series.

Nicholson, J. & Kellar, L. C., Jan 1 2010, In : Journal of pregnancy. 2010, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cephalopelvic Disproportion
Risk Management
Pregnancy
Birth Order
Birth Rate
15 Citations (Scopus)

The active management of risk in multiparous pregnancy at term: association between a higher preventive labor induction rate and improved birth outcomes

Nicholson, J., Caughey, A. B., Stenson, M. H., Cronholm, P., Kellar, L., Bennett, I., Margo, K. & Stratton, J., Jan 1 2009, In : American journal of obstetrics and gynecology. 200, 3, p. 250.e1-250.e13

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Induced Labor
Birth Rate
Risk Management
Pregnancy
Parturition
44 Citations (Scopus)
Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
Self Report
Primary Health Care
Sensitivity and Specificity
27 Citations (Scopus)

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Evidence-Based Guideline on Management of Hip Fractures in the Elderly

Brox, W. T., Roberts, K. C., Taksali, S., Wright, D. G., Wixted, J. J., Tubb, C. C., Patt, J. C., Templeton, K. J., Dickman, E., Adler, R. A., Macaulay, W. B., Jackman, J. M., Annaswamy, T., Adelman, A. M., Hawthorne, C. G., Olson, S. A., Mendelson, D. A. R., LeBoff, M. S., Camacho, P. A., Jevsevar, D. & 12 others, Shea, K. G., Bozic, K. J., Shaffer, W., Cummins, D., Murray, J. N., Donnelly, P., Shores, P., Woznica, A., Martinez, Y., Boone, C., Gross, L. & Sevarino, K., Jul 15 2015, In : The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume. 97, 14, p. 1196-1199 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Citations (Scopus)

The anti-angiogenic activity of NSITC, a specific cathepsin L inhibitor

Rebbaa, A., Chu, F., Sudha, T., Gallati, C. A., Dier, U., Dyskin, E., Yalcin, M., Bianchini, C., Shaker, O. & Mousa, S. A., Nov 1 2009, In : Anticancer Research. 29, 11, p. 4473-4481 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cathepsin L
Chorioallantoic Membrane
Neoplasms
Extracellular Matrix
Endothelial Cells
6 Citations (Scopus)

The anti-inflammatory effect of personalized omega-3 fatty acid dosing for reducing prostaglandin E2 in the colonic mucosa is attenuated in obesity

Djuric, Z., Turgeon, D. K., Sen, A., Ren, J., Herman, K., Ramaswamy, D., Zhao, L., Ruffin, M., Normolle, D. P., Smith, W. L. & Brenner, D. E., Dec 1 2017, In : Cancer Prevention Research. 10, 12, p. 729-737 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Omega-3 Fatty Acids
Dinoprostone
Mucous Membrane
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Obesity
9 Citations (Scopus)

The association between increased use of labor induction and reduced rate of cesarean delivery

Nicholson, J. M., Cronholm, P., Kellar, L. C., Stenson, M. H. & MacOnes, G. A., Nov 1 2009, In : Journal of Women's Health. 18, 11, p. 1747-1758 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Induced Labor
Prostaglandins
Apgar Score
Parturition
Cervical Ripening
2 Citations (Scopus)

The association of psychosocial factors with the resolution of abdominal pain

Adelman, A. & Shank, J. C., Jan 1 1988, In : Family medicine. 20, 4, p. 266-270 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Abdominal Pain
Psychology
Pain
Family Practice
Widowhood
30 Citations (Scopus)

The burden of anxiety and depression among patients with chronic rheumatologic disorders at a tertiary care hospital clinic in Karachi, Pakistan

Waheed, A., Hameed, K., Khan, A. M., Syed, J. A. & Mirza, A. I., May 1 2006, In : Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association. 56, 5, p. 243-247 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pakistan
Tertiary Healthcare
Tertiary Care Centers
Anxiety
Depression
5 Citations (Scopus)

The dilemma of genotype positive-phenotype negative hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Sylvester, J., Seidenberg, P. & Silvis, M., Jan 1 2014, In : Current sports medicine reports. 13, 2, p. 94-99 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
Genotype
Phenotype
Guidelines
Mutation
31 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of perceived predation risk on male courtship and copulatory behavior in the wolf spider Pardosa milvina (Araneae, Lycosidae)

Taylor, A. R., Persons, M. H. & Rypstra, A. L., Jan 1 2005, In : Journal of Arachnology. 33, 1, p. 76-81 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pardosa milvina
Lycosidae
courtship
Araneae
predation
1 Citation (Scopus)

The Effect of Perceived Stress on Epstein-Barr Virus Antibody Titers in Appalachian Ohio Women

Brook, M. J., Christian, L. M., Hade, E. M. & Ruffin, M., Oct 1 2017, In : NeuroImmunoModulation. 24, 2, p. 67-73 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Viral Load
Human Herpesvirus 4
Antibodies
Social Support
Health Behavior
20 Citations (Scopus)

The emerging diabetes online community

Hilliard, M. E., Sparling, K. M., Hitchcock, J., Oser, T. K. & Hood, K. K., Aug 1 2015, In : Current Diabetes Reviews. 11, 4, p. 261-272 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Care Sector
Family Health
Self Care
Health Personnel
Internet

The evidence for herbal and botanical remedies, Part 1

Malone, M. & Tsai, G., Jan 1 2018, In : Journal of Family Practice. 67, 1, p. 10-16 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The evidence for herbal and botanical remedies, Part 2

Malone, M. & Tsai, G., Jan 1 2018, In : Journal of Family Practice. 67, 1, p. E1-E9

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

The family physician and home care

Knight, A. L. & Adelman, A., Jan 1 1991, In : American family physician. 44, 5, p. 1733-1737 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

House Calls
Family Physicians
Home Care Services
Patient Care
Physicians
9 Citations (Scopus)

The house call in residency training and its relationship to future practice

Knight, A. L., Adelman, A. & Sobal, J., 1991, In : Family Medicine. 23, 1, p. 57-59 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

House Calls
Internship and Residency
Family Practice
Education
Family Physicians
175 Citations (Scopus)

The human gut microbiome as a screening tool for colorectal cancer

Zackular, J. P., Rogers, M. A. M., Ruffin, M. & Schloss, P. D., Nov 1 2014, In : Cancer Prevention Research. 7, 11, p. 1112-1121 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microbiota
Colorectal Neoplasms
Adenoma
Carcinoma
Personal Health Records
22 Citations (Scopus)

The Humanities Interface of Nursing and Medicine

Dellasega, C., Milone-Nuzzo, P. F., Curci, K., Ballard, J. & Kirch, D. G., May 1 2007, In : Journal of Professional Nursing. 23, 3, p. 174-179 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nursing
Medicine
Education
Integrative Medicine
Physicians
13 Citations (Scopus)

The Impact of Specific Toy Warning Labels

Langlois, J. A., Wallen, B. A. R., Teret, S. P., Bailey, L. A., Hershey, J. H. & Peeler, M. O., Jun 5 1991, In : JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association. 265, 21, p. 2848-2850 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Play and Playthings
Consumer Product Safety
Product Packaging
Airway Obstruction
49 Citations (Scopus)

The impact of the active management of risk in pregnancy at term on birth outcomes: a randomized clinical trial

Nicholson, J., Parry, S., Caughey, A. B., Rosen, S., Keen, A. & Macones, G. A., Jan 1 2008, In : American journal of obstetrics and gynecology. 198, 5, p. 511.e1-511.e15

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Term Birth
Risk Management
Randomized Controlled Trials
Pregnancy
Induced Labor
32 Citations (Scopus)

The impact of the interaction between increasing gestational age and obstetrical risk on birth outcomes: Evidence of a varying optimal time of delivery

Nicholson, J. M., Kellar, L. C. & Kellar, G. M., Jul 1 2006, In : Journal of Perinatology. 26, 7, p. 392-402 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gestational Age
Parturition
Maternal Age
Urban Hospitals
Third Pregnancy Trimester
20 Citations (Scopus)

The maternal perspective on prenatal ultrasound

Stephens, M., Montefalcon, R. & Lane, D. A., Sep 12 2000, In : Journal of Family Practice. 49, 7, p. 601-604 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mothers
Prenatal Ultrasonography
Pregnancy
Fetus
Fetal Development
1 Citation (Scopus)

The military health system: A community of solutions for medical education, health care delivery, and public health

Lennon, R., Saguil, A., Seehusen, D. A., Reamy, B. V. & Stephens, M., May 1 2013, In : Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine. 26, 3, p. 264-270 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Community Health Planning
Internship and Residency
Medical Education
Patient-Centered Care
Public Health

The perspectives of health care providers and staff on the usefulness of a diabetes registry

Stuckey, H., Yoo, F., Curry, W. & Gabbay, R. A., Jul 1 2011, In : Journal of Clinical Outcomes Management. 18, 7, p. 22-33 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Personnel
Registries
Focus Groups
Interviews
Quality Improvement
10 Citations (Scopus)

The Process of Adapting a Universal Dating Abuse Prevention Program to Adolescents Exposed to Domestic Violence

Foshee, V. A., Dixon, K. S., Ennett, S. T., Moracco, K. E., Bowling, J. M., Chang, L. Y. & Moss, J. L., Jul 4 2015, In : Journal of Interpersonal Violence. 30, 12, p. 2151-2173 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Domestic Violence
Mothers
Population
Pamphlets
Focus Groups
23 Citations (Scopus)

The psychosexual impact of human papillomavirus cervical infections

Reed, B. D., Ruffin, M., Gorenflo, D. W. & Zazove, P., Jan 1 1999, In : Journal of Family Practice. 48, 2, p. 110-116 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Papillomavirus Infections
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Bacterial Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Vaginitis
Colposcopy
14 Citations (Scopus)

The rational management of labor

Smith, M. A., Ruffin, M. & Green, L. A., Jan 1 1993, In : American family physician. 47, 6, p. 1471-1481 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lacerations
Parturition
Cardiotocography
Labor Pain
Episiotomy
Bulimia
Food Supply
Depression
Food
Bariatrics

The relationship between weight stigma, weight bias internalization, and physical health in military personnel with or at high-risk of overweight/obesity

Shank, L. M., Schvey, N. A., Ekundayo, K., Schreiber-Gregory, D., Bates, D., Maurer, D., Spieker, E., Stephens, M., Tanofsky-Kraff, M. & Sbrocco, T., Mar 1 2019, In : Body Image. 28, p. 25-33 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Military Personnel
Obesity
Weights and Measures
Health
Health Services