Department of Family and Community Medicine

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2018
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
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
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
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
13 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
3 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of an Education Intervention about HPV Self-Testing for Healthcare Providers and Staff

Presser, B. E., Katz, M. L., Shoben, A. B., Moore, D., Ruffin, M., Paskett, E. D. & Reiter, P. L., Oct 1 2018, In : Journal of Cancer Education. 33, 5, p. 954-959 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Personnel
Education
Early Detection of Cancer
Uterine Cervical Neoplasms
Surveys and Questionnaires

Energy Beverage Use Among U.S. Service Members

Attipoe, S., Delahanty, L., Stephens, M. & Deuster, P. A., Sep 1 2018, In : Military medicine. 183, 9-10, p. e554-e561

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Energy Drinks
Beverages
Alcohols
Safety
Dietary Supplements
3 Citations (Scopus)

Estimation of compliance with exclusive smoking of very low nicotine content cigarettes using plasma cotinine

Foulds, J., Hobkirk, A., Wasserman, E., Richie, J., Veldheer, S., Krebs, N. M., Reinhart, L. & Muscat, J., Dec 1 2018, In : Preventive Medicine. 117, p. 24-29 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cotinine
Nicotine
Tobacco Products
Smoking
Smoke
Cyclooxygenase 2
Dietary Supplements
Dinoprostone
Fatty Acids
Genes

Impact of Body Mass Index on Postconcussion Symptoms in Teenagers Aged 13 to 18 Years

Bramley, H., Foley, K. C., Williams, R., Lewis, M., Kong, L. & Silvis, M., Jul 12 2018, In : The Permanente journal. 22

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Body Mass Index
Headache
Impulsive Behavior
Sports
Weights and Measures
3 Citations (Scopus)

Implementing a medical student interpreter training program as a strategy to developing humanism

Vargas Pelaez, A. F., Ramirez, S., Valdes Sanchez, C., Piedra Abusharar, S., Romeu, J. C., Carmichael, C., Bascoy, S., Baron, R., Pichardo-Lowden, A., Albarracin, N., Jones, C. C. & Silveyra, P., Jun 18 2018, In : BMC medical education. 18, 1, 141.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

humanism
interpreter
medical student
training program
student

Knowledge and Perceptions of FDA Regulation among US Adults in 2015

Yingst, J., Veldheer, S. & Foulds, J., 2018, In : Journal of Regulatory Science. 6, 1, p. 15-19

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 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
Intra-Articular Injections
Knee
Pain
Control Groups
Primary Health Care
1 Citation (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
5 Citations (Scopus)
Text Messaging
Cell Phones
Smoking Cessation
Text messaging
Mobile phones

Preliminary results of a novel hay-hole fall prevention initiative

Batra, E., 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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Amish
Wounds and Injuries
Safety
Weather
Rural Population
8 Citations (Scopus)

Spatial variation of the native colon microbiota in healthy adults

Flynn, K. J., Ruffin, M., Kim Turgeon, D. & Schloss, P. D., Jul 1 2018, In : Cancer Prevention Research. 11, 7, p. 393-401 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microbiota
Colon
Mucous Membrane
Area Under Curve
Porphyromonas

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

Surveying Applicants to Improve the Family Medicine Residency Interview Day

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

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

1 Citation (Scopus)

The suffering medical students attribute to their undergraduate medical education

Egnew, T. R., Lewis, P. R., Myers, K. R. & Phillips, W. R., Apr 2018, In : Family medicine. 50, 4, p. 296-299 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Undergraduate Medical Education
Medical Students
Psychological Stress
Students
Medical Education
2 Citations (Scopus)
Pamphlets
Withholding Treatment
Smoking Cessation
Secondary Prevention
Randomized Controlled Trials

Tobacco use among middle and high school students in Pennsylvania

Allen, S. I., Foulds, J., Wasserman, E., Veldheer, S., Hrabovsky, S., Yingst, J. & Liu, G., Feb 1 2018, In : Preventing Chronic Disease. 15, 2, 170289.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tobacco Use
Tobacco Products
Students
Confidence Intervals
Adolescent Behavior
Open Access
2017
3 Citations (Scopus)

American Society of Clinical Oncology Summit on Addressing Obesity Through Multidisciplinary Provider Collaboration: Key Findings and Recommendations for Action

Ligibel, J. A., Alfano, C. M., Hershman, D. L., Merrill, J. K., Basen-Engquist, K., Bloomgarden, Z. T., Demark-Wahnefried, W., Dixon, S., Hassink, S. G., Jakicic, J. M., Morton, J. M., Okwuosa, T. M., Powell-Wiley, T. M., Rothberg, A. E., Stephens, M., Streett, S. E., Wild, R. A., Westman, E. A., Williams, R., Wollins, D. S. & 1 others, Hudis, C. A., Nov 1 2017, In : Obesity. 25, p. S34-S39

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Obesity
Education
Medical Oncology
Research
Health Personnel
13 Citations (Scopus)

A method for classifying user-reported electronic cigarette liquid flavors

Yingst, J. M., Veldheer, S., Hammett, E., Hrabovsky, S. & Foulds, J., Nov 1 2017, In : Nicotine and Tobacco Research. 19, 11, p. 1381-1385 5 p., ntw383.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Candy
Spices
Research Personnel
Cinnamomum zeylanicum
Mentha

A Novel Approach to Identifying Barriers and Facilitators in Raising a Child With Type 1 Diabetes: Qualitative Analysis of Caregiver Blogs

Oser, T., Oser, S., McGinley, E. & Stuckey, H., 2017, In : JMIR Diabetes. 2, 2, p. e27

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Assessing Bleeding Risk in Patients Taking Anticoagulants

Qiu, J. J. & Grine, K., Oct 1 2017, In : American family physician. 96, 7, p. 465-466 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anticoagulants
Hemorrhage
3 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing military community support: Relations among perceived military community support, child psychosocial adjustment, and parent psychosocial adjustment

Conforte, A. M., Bakalar, J. L., Shank, L. M., Quinlan, J., Stephens, M., Sbrocco, T. & Tanofsky-Kraff, M., Sep 1 2017, In : Military medicine. 182, 9, p. e1871-e1878

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Community-Institutional Relations
Social Adjustment
Aptitude
Parents

A systems thinking approach to prospective planning of interventions for chronic kidney disease care

Kang, H., Nembhard, H., Curry, W., Ghahramani, N. & Hwang, W., Dec 19 2017, In : Health Systems. 6, 2, p. 130-147

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

A two-site, two-arm, 34-week, double-blind, parallel-group, randomized controlled trial of reduced nicotine cigarettes in smokers with mood and/or anxiety disorders: trial design and protocol

Allen, S. I., Foulds, J., Pachas, G. N., Veldheer, S., Cather, C., Azzouz, N., Hrabovsky, S., Hameed, A., Yingst, J., Hammett, E., Modesto, J., Krebs, N. M., Zhu, J., Liao, J. J., Muscat, J., Richie, J. & Evins, A. E., Jan 19 2017, In : BMC Public Health. 17, 1, p. 1-13 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Clinical Protocols
Anxiety Disorders
Mood Disorders
Nicotine
Tobacco Products
4 Citations (Scopus)

Characteristics, use patterns and perceptions of electronic cigarette users who were never traditional cigarette smokers

Hammett, E., Veldheer, S., Yingst, J., Hrabovsky, S. & Foulds, J., Feb 1 2017, In : Addictive Behaviors. 65, p. 92-97 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tobacco Products
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
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
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
28 Citations (Scopus)

Direct-to-consumer genetic testing: User motivations, decision making, and perceived utility of results

Roberts, J. S., Gornick, M. C., Carere, D. A., Uhlmann, W. R., Ruffin, M. & Green, R. C., Jun 1 2017, In : Public health genomics. 20, 1, p. 36-45 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Genetic Testing
Motivation
Decision Making
Health
Heart Diseases
5 Citations (Scopus)

Dysrhythmias with loperamide used for opioid withdrawal

Vithalani, N. D., Heron, C., Rao, R., Cardell, A. F. & Stephens, M., Nov 1 2017, In : Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine. 30, 6, p. 832-834 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Loperamide
Opioid Analgesics
Blogging
Antidiarrheals
Off-Label Use

Electronic health record impacts on family medicine teachers: Survey of third-year medical student clerkship preceptors at an academic medical center

Curry, E., Oser, T. & Oser, S., Oct 1 2017, In : Family Medicine. 49, 9, p. 723-729 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electronic Health Records
Medical Students
Medicine
Teaching
Outpatients
17 Citations (Scopus)

Excess weight gain prevention in adolescents: Three-year outcome following a randomized controlled trial

Tanofsky-Kraff, M., Shomaker, L. B., Wilfley, D. E., Young, J. F., Sbrocco, T., Stephens, M., Brady, S. M., Galescu, O., Demidowich, A., Olsen, C. H., Kozlosky, M., Reynolds, J. C. & Yanovski, J. A., Mar 1 2017, In : Journal of consulting and clinical psychology. 85, 3, p. 218-227 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Psychotherapy
Weight Gain
Social Adjustment
Anxiety
Randomized Controlled Trials
6 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of age and race on outcomes of a program to prevent excess weight gain and disordered eating in adolescent girls

Burke, N. L., Shomaker, L. B., Brady, S., Reynolds, J. C., Young, J. F., Wilfley, D. E., Sbrocco, T., Stephens, M., Olsen, C. H., Yanovski, J. A. & Tanofsky-Kraff, M., Sep 1 2017, In : Nutrients. 9, 9, 947.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

psychotherapy
eating disorders
Psychotherapy
Weight Gain
Eating
1 Citation (Scopus)
Carbon Monoxide
Nurse Practitioners
Smoking
Health
Tobacco Use
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
9 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
11 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, M., 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
4 Citations (Scopus)
Pharmacogenetics
Genomics
Prescriptions
Health Personnel
Drug-Related Side Effects and Adverse Reactions
2 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cancer Vaccines
Confidence Intervals
Vaccination
Hepatitis B
Public Health