Department of Family and Community Medicine

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    17033 Hershey

    United States

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2015
2 Citations (Scopus)

Disparate results between proliferation rates of surgically excised prostate tumors and an in vitro bioassay using sera from a positive randomized controlled trial

Azrad, M., Vollmer, R. T., Madden, J., Polascik, T. J., Snyder, D. C., Ruffin, M., Moul, J. W., Brenner, D., He, X. & Demark-Wahnefried, W., Apr 1 2015, In : Biotechnic and Histochemistry. 90, 3, p. 184-189 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biological Assay
Prostate
Randomized Controlled Trials
Serum
Neoplasms
4 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of a Mediterranean Diet Intervention on Anti- and Pro-Inflammatory Eicosanoids, Epithelial Proliferation, and Nuclear Morphology in Biopsies of Normal Colon Tissue

Djuric, Z., Turgeon, D. K., Ren, J., Neilson, A., Plegue, M., Waters, I. G., Chan, A., Askew, L. M., Ruffin, M., Sen, A. & Brenner, D. E., Jul 4 2015, In : Nutrition and cancer. 67, 5, p. 721-729 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mediterranean Diet
Eicosanoids
Colon
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Biopsy
7 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of vitamin E from supplements and diet on colonic α-and γ-tocopherol concentrations in persons at increased colon cancer risk

Li, Y., Sen, A., Ren, J., Askew, L. M., Sidahmed, E., Brenner, D. E., Ruffin, M., Turgeon, D. K. & Djuric, Z., Jan 2 2015, In : Nutrition and cancer. 67, 1, p. 73-81 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tocopherols
Vitamin E
Colonic Neoplasms
Diet
Colon
22 Citations (Scopus)

Electronic health records improve clinical note quality

Burke, H. B., Sessums, L. L., Hoang, A., Becher, D. A., Fontelo, P., Liu, F., Stephens, M., Pangaro, L. N., O'Malley, P. G., Baxi, N. S., Bunt, C. W., Capaldill, V. F., Chen, 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 2015, In : Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. 22, 1, p. 199-205 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electronic Health Records
Outpatients
Primary Care Physicians
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Multicenter Studies

Exploring the impact of a pedometer on body composition and physical fitness in a Cohort of U.S. military medical students: A pilot study

Lystrup, R., West, G. F., Ward, M., Hall, J. & Stephens, M., Jan 1 2015, In : Military medicine. 180, 1, p. 23-25 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Benchmarking
Physical Fitness
Body Composition
Medical Students
Life Style
60 Citations (Scopus)
Equipment and Supplies
Tobacco Products
Electronic Cigarettes
Nicotine
11 Citations (Scopus)

Feasibility Study of Engaging Barbershops for Prostate Cancer Education in Rural African-American Communities

Luque, J. S., Roy, S., Tarasenko, Y. N., Ross, L., Johnson, J. & Gwede, C. K., Dec 1 2015, In : Journal of Cancer Education. 30, 4, p. 623-628 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Feasibility Studies
African Americans
Prostatic Neoplasms
Education
Interviews
4 Citations (Scopus)

Gay and Bisexual Men's Willingness to Use a Self-Collected Anal Cancer Screening Test

Thompson, J. A., Reiter, P. L., McRee, A. L., Moss, J. & Brewer, N. T., Oct 29 2015, In : Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease. 19, 4, p. 354-361 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anus Neoplasms
Early Detection of Cancer
Odds Ratio
Sexual Minorities
Cross-Sectional Studies
11 Citations (Scopus)

Hazards associated with sitting and carrying devices for children two years and younger

Batra, E., Midgett, J. D. & Moon, R. Y., Jan 1 2015, In : Journal of Pediatrics. 167, 1, p. 183-187 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Equipment and Supplies
Asphyxia
Consumer Product Safety
Chin
Caregivers
37 Citations (Scopus)

How Well Do Customers of Direct-to-Consumer Personal Genomic Testing Services Comprehend Genetic Test Results? Findings from the Impact of Personal Genomics Study for the PGen Study Group

Ostergren, J. E., Gornick, M. C., Carere, D. A., Kalia, S. S., Uhlmann, W. R., Ruffin, M., Mountain, J. L., Green, R. C. & Roberts, J. S., Jul 25 2015, In : Public health genomics. 18, 4, p. 216-224 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Genetic Services
Genomics
Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
Hispanic Americans
Phenylketonurias
12 Citations (Scopus)

HPV vaccine for teen boys: Dyadic analysis of parents' and sons' beliefs and willingness

Moss, J., Reiter, P. L. & Brewer, N. T., Sep 1 2015, In : Preventive Medicine. 78, p. 65-71 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Papillomavirus Vaccines
Nuclear Family
Parents
Papillomavirus Infections
Emotions
28 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of an electronic health record (EHR) reminder on human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine initiation and timely completion

Ruffin, M., Plegue, M. A., Rockwell, P. G., Young, A. P., Patel, D. A. & Yeazel, M. W., May 1 2015, In : Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine. 28, 3, p. 324-333 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Papillomavirus Vaccines
Electronic Health Records
Vaccines
Reminder Systems
Community Networks
7 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of cervical cancer screening guidelines on screening for chlamydia

Ursu, A., Sen, A. & Ruffin, M., Jan 1 2015, In : Annals of family medicine. 13, 4, p. 361-363 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chlamydia
Early Detection of Cancer
Uterine Cervical Neoplasms
Guidelines
Chlamydia Infections
10 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of family history assessment on communication with family members and health care providers: A report from the Family Healthware™ Impact Trial (FHITr)

Family Healthware™ Impact Trial (FHITr) Group, Aug 1 2015, In : Preventive Medicine. 77, p. 28-34 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Family Health
Health Personnel
Communication
Medical History Taking
Random Allocation
13 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of maternal and paternal preconception health on birth outcomes using prospective couples’ data in Add Health

Moss, J. & Harris, K. M., Jan 1 2015, In : Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics. 291, 2, p. 287-298 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mothers
Parturition
Health
Fathers
Gestational Age
6 Citations (Scopus)

Influencing student specialty choice: The 4 pillars for primary care physician workforce development

Matson, C., Davis, A., Epling, J., Freeman, J., Iroku-Malize, T., Stephens, M., Wilke, A., Arendale, A., Diller, P., Hixon, A., Perry, C., Shakil, A., Stephens, M. & Weidner, A., Sep 1 2015, In : Annals of family medicine. 13, 5, p. 494-495 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Career Choice
Staff Development
Family Practice
Primary Care Physicians
Students
39 Citations (Scopus)

Large-scale identification of core-fucosylated glycopeptide sites in pancreatic cancer serum using mass spectrometry

Tan, Z., Yin, H., Nie, S., Lin, Z., Zhu, J., Ruffin, M., Anderson, M. A., Simeone, D. M. & Lubman, D. M., Apr 3 2015, In : Journal of Proteome Research. 14, 4, p. 1968-1978 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Glycopeptides
Pancreatic Neoplasms
Mass spectrometry
Mass Spectrometry
Glycosylation
1 Citation (Scopus)

Managing dyspepsia

Malone, M., Jun 1 2015, In : Journal of Family Practice. 64, 6, p. 350-357 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dyspepsia
Helicobacter Infections
Helicobacter pylori
Differential Diagnosis
5 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
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
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
2 Citations (Scopus)

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

Gagnon, M. & Stephens, M., Apr 1 2015, In : Military medicine. 180, 4, p. 464-467 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Obesity
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
67 Citations (Scopus)

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

Gilkey, M. B., Moss, J., 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
17 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., 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
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
8 Citations (Scopus)

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. & Tanofsky-Kraff, M., Jan 23 2015, In : International journal of environmental research and public health. 12, 2, p. 1174-1195 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social Planning
Obesity
Clinical Trials
Research
Military Facilities
9 Citations (Scopus)

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., May 1 2015, In : Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine. 28, 3, p. 334-342 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Primary Health Care
Primary Care Physicians
Documentation
Physicians
Aptitude
5 Citations (Scopus)
Tobacco Use Cessation Products
Therapeutics
Costs and Cost Analysis
Smoking Cessation
Nicotine
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
26 Citations (Scopus)
Nutrition Surveys
Weight Gain
Smoking
Smoking Cessation
Tobacco Products
26 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., 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 emerging diabetes online community

Hilliard, M. E., Sparling, K. M., Hitchcock, J., Oser, T. & 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
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., 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
6 Citations (Scopus)

Total force fitness: The military family fitness model

Bowles, V., Pollock, L. D., Moore, M., Wadsworth, S. M., Cato, C., Dekle, J. W., Wei Meyer, S., Shriver, A., Mueller, B., Stephens, M., Seidler, D. A., Sheldon, J., Picano, J., Finch, W., Morales, R., Blochberger, S., Kleiman, M. E., Thompson, D. & Bates, M. J., Mar 1 2015, In : Military medicine. 180, 3, p. 246-258 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Military Family
Family Health
Health Personnel
Life Style
7 Citations (Scopus)

Trends in androgen prescriptions from military treatment facilities: 2007 to 2011

Canup, R., Bogenberger, K., Attipoe, S., Jones, D. R., Olsen, C. H., Stephens, M. & Deuster, P. A., Jan 1 2015, In : Military Medicine. 180, 7, p. 728-731 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Military Facilities
Androgens
Prescriptions
Testosterone
Therapeutics
2 Citations (Scopus)

Trends in B-vitamin prescriptions from military treatment facilities: 2007 to 2011

Krieger, J. A., Arnold, R. M., Attipoe, S., Jones, D. R., Stephens, M. & Deuster, P. A., Jan 1 2015, In : Military Medicine. 180, 7, p. 732-736 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Military Facilities
Vitamin B Complex
Prescriptions
Folic Acid
Vitamin B 6
2 Citations (Scopus)

Trends in mineral supplement prescriptions from military treatment facilities: 2007 to 2011

Attipoe, S., Jones, D. R., Olsen, C. H., Stephens, M. & Deuster, P. A., Jan 1 2015, In : Military medicine. 180, 7, p. 742-747 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Military Facilities
Prescriptions
Minerals
Iron
Calcium
6 Citations (Scopus)

Trends in vitamin A, C, D, E, K supplement prescriptions from military treatment facilities: 2007 to 2011

Morioka, T. Y., Bolin, J. T., Attipoe, S., Jones, D. R., Stephens, M. & Deuster, P. A., Jan 1 2015, In : Military medicine. 180, 7, p. 748-753 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Military Facilities
Vitamin A
Ascorbic Acid
Prescriptions
Vitamins
2014
7 Citations (Scopus)

Anatomy integration blueprint: A fourth-year musculoskeletal anatomy elective model

Lazarus, M. D., Kauffman, G. L., Kothari, M. J., Mosher, T. J., Silvis, M. L., Wawrzyniak, J. R., Anderson, D. T. & Black, K. P., Jan 1 2014, In : Anatomical sciences education. 7, 5, p. 379-388 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anatomy
Learning
Medical Schools
Curriculum
Education
5 Citations (Scopus)

Application of the carolina framework for cervical cancer prevention

Moss, J., McCarthy, S. H., Gilkey, M. B. & Brewer, N. T., Jan 1 2014, In : Gynecologic Oncology. 132, SUPPL1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Uterine Cervical Neoplasms
Papanicolaou Test
Papillomavirus Vaccines
Interviews
Aftercare
3 Citations (Scopus)

A strength training program for primary care patients, central Pennsylvania, 2012

Sciamanna, C., Patel, V. A., Kraschnewski, J., Rovniak, L., Messina, D. A., Stuckey, H., Curry, W., Chuang, C., Sherwood, L. & Hess, S., Jan 1 2014, In : Preventing Chronic Disease. 11, 130403.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Resistance Training
Primary Health Care
Education
Health
Weights and Measures
18 Citations (Scopus)
Hockey
Groin
Hip
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Pathology
1 Citation (Scopus)

Case Report: Pelvic Congestion Syndrome as an Unusual Etiology for Chronic Hip Pain in 2 Active, Middle-Age Women

Shelkey, J., Huang, C., Karpa, K., Singh, H. & Silvis, M., Feb 26 2014, In : Sports Health. 6, 2, p. 145-148 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chronic Pain
Hip
Veins
Pain
Athletes
10 Citations (Scopus)

Communication preference moderates the effect of a tailored intervention to increase colorectal cancer screening among African Americans

Resnicow, K., Zhou, Y., Hawley, S., Jimbo, M., Ruffin, M., Davis, R. E., Shires, D. & Lafata, J. E., Dec 1 2014, In : Patient Education and Counseling. 97, 3, p. 370-375 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Early Detection of Cancer
African Americans
Colorectal Neoplasms
Communication
Integrated Delivery of Health Care

Communication preference moderates the effect of a tailored intervention to increase colorectal cancer screening among African Americans

Resnicow, K., Zhou, Y., Hawley, S., Jimbo, M., Ruffin, M. T., Davis, R. E., Shires, D. & Lafata, J. E., Dec 1 2014, In : Patient Education and Counseling. 97, 3, p. 370-375 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Early Detection of Cancer
African Americans
Colorectal Neoplasms
Communication
Integrated Delivery of Health Care
11 Citations (Scopus)

Comparing in-person and webinar delivery of an immunization quality improvement program: A process evaluation of the adolescent AFIX trial

Gilkey, M. B., Moss, J., Roberts, A. J., Dayton, A. M., Grimshaw, A. H. & Brewer, N. T., Feb 18 2014, In : Implementation Science. 9, 1, 21.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quality Improvement
Motivation
Immunization
Referral and Consultation
Costs and Cost Analysis
1 Citation (Scopus)

Contemporary teaching strategies of exemplary community preceptors— is technology helping?

Scott, S. M., Schifferdecker, K. E. E., Anthony, D., Chao, J., Chessman, A. W., Margo, K., Seagrave, M. & Leong, S. L., Jan 1 2014, In : Family medicine. 46, 10, p. 776-782 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Teaching
Technology
Learning
Interviews
Students
11 Citations (Scopus)

Curriculum changes to increase research in a family medicine residency program

Lennon, R., Oberhofer, A. L., Mcnair, V. & Keck, J. W., Jan 1 2014, In : Family medicine. 46, 4, p. 294-296 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Internship and Residency
Curriculum
Medicine
Research
Posters
25 Citations (Scopus)
Genomics
Cohort Studies
Prospective Studies
Health Education
Health Status