Department of Family and Community Medicine

  • 500 University Dr.

    17033 Hershey

    United States

Research Output 1976 2019

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2014
2 Citations (Scopus)
Motivational Interviewing
education curriculum
Curriculum
smoking
counseling
7 Citations (Scopus)

Development and initial feedback about a human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine comic book for adolescents

Katz, M. L., Oldach, B. R., Goodwin, J., Reiter, P. L., Ruffin, M. & Paskett, E. D., Jan 1 2014, In : Journal of Cancer Education. 29, 2, p. 318-324 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Papillomavirus Vaccines
Parents
Vaccination
Reading
10 Citations (Scopus)

Development of exchange lists for Mediterranean and Healthy Eating Diets: Implementation in an intervention trial

Sidahmed, E., Cornellier, M. L., Ren, J., Askew, L. M., Li, Y., Talaat, N., Rapai, M. S., Ruffin, M. T., Turgeon, D. K., Brenner, D., Sen, A. & Djuric, Z., Oct 1 2014, In : Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics. 27, 5, p. 413-425 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mediterranean Diet
Vegetables
Diet
Counseling
Weight Loss
30 Citations (Scopus)

Diagnosis and management of pancreatic cancer

De La Cruz, M. S. D., Young, A. P. & Ruffin, M., Apr 15 2014, In : American Family Physician. 89, 8, p. 626-632 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

gemcitabine
Pancreatic Neoplasms
irinotecan
Pancreas
Adenocarcinoma
2 Citations (Scopus)

End-of-life care in advanced dementia

Heron, C. & Brent Simmons, B., Jan 1 2014, In : Postgraduate Medicine. 126, 6, p. 119-128 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Terminal Care
Dementia
Caregivers
Patient Satisfaction
Patient Care
22 Citations (Scopus)

Energy drink and energy shot use in the military

Stephens, M., Attipoe, S., Jones, D., Ledford, C. J. W. & Deuster, P. A., Jan 1 2014, In : Nutrition Reviews. 72, S1, p. 72-77 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Energy Drinks
Military Personnel
Caffeine
Physical Endurance
Alcoholic Beverages
26 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of an intervention providing HPV vaccine in schools

Stubbs, B. W., Panozzo, C. A., Moss, J., Reiter, P. L., Whitesell, D. H. & Brewer, N. T., Jan 1 2014, In : American Journal of Health Behavior. 38, 1, p. 92-102 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Papillomavirus Vaccines
evaluation
school
Vaccines
School Health Services
5 Citations (Scopus)

Family physicians' knowledge of commonly overused treatments and tests

Maurer, D., Stephens, M., Reamy, B., Crownover, B., Crawford, P. & Chang, T., Sep 1 2014, In : Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine. 27, 5, p. 699-703 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Family Physicians
Medicine
Sinusitis
Therapeutics
Papanicolaou Test
22 Citations (Scopus)
Medical Students
Longitudinal Studies
medical student
longitudinal study
Students
62 Citations (Scopus)

Glycoprotein biomarker panel for pancreatic cancer discovered by quantitative proteomics analysis

Nie, S., Lo, A., Wu, J., Zhu, J., Tan, Z., Simeone, D. M., Anderson, M. A., Shedden, K. A., Ruffin, M. T. & Lubman, D. M., Apr 4 2014, In : Journal of Proteome Research. 13, 4, p. 1873-1884 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biomarkers
Pancreatic Neoplasms
Proteomics
Glycoproteins
Area Under Curve
6 Citations (Scopus)

History of weight control attempts among adolescent girls with loss of control eating

Vannucci, A., Shomaker, L. B., Field, S. E., Sbrocco, T., Stephens, M., Kozlosky, M., Reynolds, J. C., Yanovski, J. A. & Tanofsky-Kraff, M., Jan 1 2014, In : Health Psychology. 33, 5, p. 419-423 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Eating
Weights and Measures
History
Obesity
Psychopathology
34 Citations (Scopus)

Increasing provision of adolescent vaccines in primary care: A randomized controlled trial

Gilkey, M. B., Dayton, A. M., Moss, J., Sparks, A. C., Grimshaw, A. H., Bowling, J. M. & Brewer, N. T., Aug 1 2014, In : Pediatrics. 134, 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Primary Health Care
Referral and Consultation
Vaccines
Randomized Controlled Trials
Motivation
17 Citations (Scopus)

Label-free relative quantification of alpha-2-macroglobulin site-specific core-fucosylation in pancreatic cancer by LC-MS/MS

Lin, Z., Yin, H., Lo, A., Ruffin, M., Anderson, M. A., Simeone, D. M. & Lubman, D. M., Jan 1 2014, In : ELECTROPHORESIS. 35, 15, p. 2108-2115 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

alpha-Macroglobulins
Pancreatic Neoplasms
Labels
Assays
Chronic Pancreatitis
3 Citations (Scopus)

Medical student perceptions of medical school education about suffering: A multicenter pilot study

Egnew, T. R., Lewis, P., Schaad, D. C., Karuppiah, S. & Mitchell, S., Jan 1 2014, In : Family medicine. 46, 1, p. 39-44 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medical Education
Medical Schools
Medical Students
Psychological Stress
Multicenter Studies
17 Citations (Scopus)
Smoking Cessation
Weights and Measures
Weight Gain
Aptitude
Smoking
7 Citations (Scopus)

Opportunities for Increasing Human Papillomavirus Vaccine Provision in School Health Centers

Moss, J., Feld, A. L., O'Malley, B., Entzel, P., Smith, J. S., Gilkey, M. B. & Brewer, N. T., Jan 1 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
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
8 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
11 Citations (Scopus)

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., Mar 1 2014, In : Journal of the American Osteopathic Association. 114, 3, p. 154-170 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Osteopathic Manipulation
Touch
Research
Office Visits
Medical Records
8 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pediatric Obesity
Comorbidity
Vitamin D Deficiency
Hyperinsulinism
Blood Pressure

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Leeches
Purpura
Pruritus
Bites and Stings
Differential Diagnosis
13 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Outpatients
Internal Medicine
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Multicenter Studies
Medicine
15 Citations (Scopus)

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., Simeone, D. M. & Lubman, D. M., Dec 5 2014, In : Journal of Proteome Research. 13, 12, p. 6058-6066 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pancreatic Neoplasms
Labeling
Amino Acids
Peptides
Serum
1 Citation (Scopus)

Randomized study of probiotics in primary care

Patel, J., Curry, W. J., Graybill, M. A., Bernard, S., Mcdermott, A. S. & Karpa, K., Jan 1 2014, In : Journal of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research. 5, 3, p. 187-190 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Probiotics
Primary Health Care
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Family Practice
Placebos
55 Citations (Scopus)

Second stage of labor and epidural use: A larger effect than previously suggested

Cheng, Y. W., Shaffer, B. L., Nicholson, J. & Caughey, A. B., Feb 7 2014, In : Obstetrics and Gynecology. 123, 3, p. 527-535 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Second Labor Stage
Kaplan-Meier Estimate
Survival Analysis
Parity
Cohort Studies
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
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
164 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
16 Citations (Scopus)

What is the optimal gestational age for women with gestational diabetes type A1 to deliver?

Niu, B., Lee, V. R., Cheng, Y. W., Frias, A. E., Nicholson, J. & Caughey, A. B., Oct 1 2014, In : American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 211, 4, p. 418.e1-418.e6

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gestational Diabetes
Fetal Death
Gestational Age
Brachial Plexus Neuropathies
Quality-Adjusted Life Years
2013
27 Citations (Scopus)

A critique of the literature on etiology of eating disorders

Rikani, A. A., Choudhry, Z., Choudhry, A. M., Ikram, H., Asghar, M. W., Kajal, D., Waheed, A. & Mobassarah, N. J., Jan 1 2013, In : Annals of Neurosciences. 20, 4, p. 157-161 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Binge-Eating Disorder
Psychology
Bulimia Nervosa
Feeding and Eating Disorders
Anorexia Nervosa
38 Citations (Scopus)

A positive deviance approach to understanding key features to improving diabetes care in the medical home

Gabbay, R. A., Friedberg, M. W., Miller-Day, M., Cronholm, P. F., Adelman, A. & Schneider, E. C., Jan 1 2013, In : Annals of family medicine. 11, SUPPL. 1, p. S99-S107

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient-Centered Care
Primary Health Care
Interviews
Aptitude
Electronic Health Records
6 Citations (Scopus)

Attachment, social support, and perceived mental health of adult dog walkers: What does age have to do with it?

Ellen Netting, F., Wilson, C. C., Goodie, J. L., Stephens, M., Byers, C. G. & Olsen, C. H., Dec 3 2013, In : Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare. 40, 4, p. 261-283 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

social support
mental health
animal
vulnerability
health
6 Citations (Scopus)

Cesarean skin closure preferences: A survey of obstetricians

MacKeen, A. D., Devaraj, T. & Baxter, J. K., May 1 2013, In : Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine. 26, 8, p. 753-756 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Skin
Sutures
Chorioamnionitis
Keloid
Community Hospital
7 Citations (Scopus)

Decision Aid to Technologically Enhance Shared decision making (DATES): Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Jimbo, M., Kelly-Blake, K., Sen, A., Hawley, S. T. & Ruffin, M., Nov 11 2013, In : Trials. 14, 1, 381.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Decision Support Techniques
Decision Making
Randomized Controlled Trials
Early Detection of Cancer
Colorectal Neoplasms
30 Citations (Scopus)

Diabetes nurse case management and motivational interviewing for change (DYNAMIC): Results of a 2-year randomized controlled pragmatic trial

Gabbay, R. A., Añel-Tiangco, R. M., Dellasega, C., Mauger, D., Adelman, A. & Van Horn, D. H. A., Sep 1 2013, In : Journal of Diabetes. 5, 3, p. 349-357 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pragmatic Clinical Trials
Motivational Interviewing
Case Management
Randomized Controlled Trials
Nurses
31 Citations (Scopus)

Dietary supplements: Physician knowledge and adverse event reporting

Cellini, M., Attipoe, S., Seales, P., Gray, R., Ward, A., Stephens, M. & Deuster, P. A., Jan 1 2013, In : Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 45, 1, p. 23-28 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dietary Supplements
Physicians
Military Personnel
Health
Health Personnel
21 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of ginger root on cyclooxygenase-1 and 15-hydroxyprostaglandin dehydrogenase expression in colonic mucosa of humans at normal and increased risk for colorectal cancer

Jiang, Y., Turgeon, D. K., Wright, B. D., Sidahmed, E., Ruffin, M., Brenner, D. E., Sen, A. & Zick, S. M., Sep 1 2013, In : European Journal of Cancer Prevention. 22, 5, p. 455-460 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15-hydroxyprostaglandin dehydrogenase
Ginger
Cyclooxygenase 1
Colorectal Neoplasms
Mucous Membrane
21 Citations (Scopus)
Patient Participation
Randomized Controlled Trials
Blood Pressure
Primary Health Care
Hypertension
25 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of ginger supplementation on cell-cycle biomarkers in the normal-appearing colonic mucosa of patients at increased risk for colorectal cancer: Results from a pilot, randomized, and controlled trial

Citronberg, J., Bostick, R., Ahearn, T., Turgeon, D. K., Ruffin, M. T., Djuric, Z., Sen, A., Brenner, D. E. & Zick, S. M., Apr 1 2013, In : Cancer Prevention Research. 6, 4, p. 271-281 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ginger
Colorectal Neoplasms
Cell Cycle
Mucous Membrane
Randomized Controlled Trials
98 Citations (Scopus)

Elective induction of labor at term compared with expectant management: Maternal and neonatal outcomes

Darney, B. G., Snowden, J. M., Cheng, Y. W., Jacob, L., Nicholson, J., Kaimal, A., Dublin, S., Getahun, D. & Caughey, A. B., Oct 1 2013, In : Obstetrics and Gynecology. 122, 4, p. 761-769 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Induced Labor
Dystocia
Neonatal Intensive Care Units
Odds Ratio
Mothers
18 Citations (Scopus)

Envisioning new roles for medical assistants: Strategies from patient-centered medical homes

Naughton, D., Adelman, A., Bricker, P., Miller-Day, M. & Gabbay, R., Jan 1 2013, In : Family Practice Management. 20, 2, p. 7-12 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient-Centered Care
3 Citations (Scopus)

Exercise for patients with COPD: An integral yet underutilized intervention

Butts, J., Belfer, M. H. & Gebke, K. B., Jul 25 2013, In : Physician and Sportsmedicine. 41, 1, p. 49-57 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Exercise
Exercise Tolerance
Rehabilitation
Quality of Life
25 Citations (Scopus)

Flaxseed-derived enterolactone is inversely associated with tumor cell proliferation in men with localized prostate cancer

Azrad, M., Vollmer, R. T., Madden, J., Dewhirst, M., Polascik, T. J., Snyder, D. C., Ruffin, M. T., Moul, J. W., Brenner, D. E. & Demark-Wahnefried, W., Apr 1 2013, In : Journal of Medicinal Food. 16, 4, p. 357-360 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Flax
Prostatic Neoplasms
Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor A
Cell Proliferation
NF-kappa B
8 Citations (Scopus)

HPV Prevalence among Women from Appalachia: Results from the CARE Project

Reiter, P. L., Katz, M. L., Ruffin, M., Hade, E. M., DeGraffenreid, C. R., Patel, D. A., Paskett, E. D. & Unger, E. R., Aug 30 2013, In : PloS one. 8, 8, e74276.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Appalachian Region
Appalachian region
Papillomaviridae
education
Education
2 Citations (Scopus)

Human papillomavirus (HPV) testing for normal cervical cytology in low-risk women aged 30-65 years by family physicians

De La Cruz, M. S. D., Young, A. P. & Ruffin, M., Nov 1 2013, In : Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine. 26, 6, p. 720-727 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Family Physicians
Cell Biology
Papanicolaou Test
Physician Assistants
Nurse Practitioners
20 Citations (Scopus)

Implementing effective care management in the patient-centered medical home

Taliani, C. A., Bricker, P. L., Adelman, A., Cronholm, P. F. & Gabbay, R. A., Dec 1 2013, In : The American journal of managed care. 19, 12, p. 957-964 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Care Management
Patient-Centered Care
Patient Identification Systems
Electronic Health Records
Practice Guidelines
2 Citations (Scopus)

Interest and perceptions of student-run health clinics: A survey at the uniformed services university of the health sciences

Christensen, D., Belgard, A., Craig, C. & Stephens, M., Nov 11 2013, In : Military Medicine. 178, 11, p. 1245-1249 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Student Health Services
Students
Health
Accreditation
Graduate Medical Education
16 Citations (Scopus)

Isobaric protein-level labeling strategy for serum glycoprotein quantification analysis by liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry

Nie, S., Lo, A., Zhu, J., Wu, J., Ruffin, M. & Lubman, D. M., Jun 4 2013, In : Analytical Chemistry. 85, 11, p. 5353-5357 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Liquid chromatography
Labeling
Mass spectrometry
Glycoproteins
Proteins
10 Citations (Scopus)

Mature microsatellites: Mechanisms underlying dinucleotide microsatellite mutational biases in human cells

Baptiste, B. A., Ananda, G., Strubczewski, N., Lutzkanin, A., Khoo, S. J., Srikanth, A., Kim, N., Makova, K. D., Krasilnikova, M. M. & Eckert, K. A., Mar 2013, In : G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics. 3, 3, p. 451-463 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microsatellite Repeats
DNA Mismatch Repair
DNA-Directed DNA Polymerase
Mutation
Genomic Instability
4 Citations (Scopus)

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

Moss, J., 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