Department of Family and Community Medicine

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2013
74 Citations (Scopus)

Parkinson disease: An update

Gazewood, J. D., Richards, D. R. & Clebak, K., Mar 15 2013, In : American family physician. 87, 4, p. 267-273 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Parkinson Disease
Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors
Dopamine Agonists
Monoamine Oxidase
Dyskinesias
13 Citations (Scopus)
Pediatric Obesity
Cross-Sectional Studies
Depression
Video Games
Obesity
7 Citations (Scopus)
Decision Support Techniques
Medical Staff
Focus Groups
Early Detection of Cancer
Colorectal Neoplasms
20 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Meals
Eating
Weight Gain
Snacks
Self Report
20 Citations (Scopus)

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

Gimbel, R. W., Fontelo, P., Stephens, M., 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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Randomized Controlled Trials
Physicians
Costs and Cost Analysis
Tomography
Safety
17 Citations (Scopus)

Relationships between serum and colon concentrations of carotenoids and fatty acids in randomized dietary intervention trial

Sen, A., Ren, J., Ruffin, M., Turgeon, D. K., Brenner, D. E., Sidahmed, E., Rapai, M. E., Cornellier, M. L. & Djuric, Z., Jun 1 2013, In : Cancer Prevention Research. 6, 6, p. 558-565 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carotenoids
Colon
Fatty Acids
Serum
Fats

Spontaneous hematomas

Yosay, J., Lennon, R. & Keck, J., Mar 1 2013, In : American family physician. 87, 5, p. 371-372 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hematoma
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
2012

Advantages of the no-scalpel vasectomy technique

Moss, D. A., Russell, T. C., Moss, J. B., Stephens, M. & Rollins, A., Jan 1 2012, In : American Family Physician. 85, 12, p. 1-2 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vasectomy
13 Citations (Scopus)

Age-group differences in human papillomavirus types and cofactors for cervical intraepithelial neoplasia 3 among women referred to colposcopy

Gargano, J. W., Nisenbaum, R., Lee, D. R., Ruffin, M., Steinau, M., Horowitz, I. R., Flowers, L. C., Tadros, T. S., Birdsong, G. & Unger, E. R., Jan 1 2012, In : Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention. 21, 1, p. 111-121 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Colposcopy
Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia
Age Groups
Parity
Smoking
11 Citations (Scopus)

A Mediterranean dietary intervention in persons at high risk of colon cancer: Recruitment and retention to an intensive study requiring biopsies

Djuric, Z., Ruffin, M., Rapai, M. E., Cornellier, M. L., Ren, J., Ferreri, T. G., Askew, L. M., Sen, A., Brenner, D. E. & Turgeon, D. K., Sep 1 2012, In : Contemporary Clinical Trials. 33, 5, p. 881-888 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sigmoidoscopy
Colonic Neoplasms
Biopsy
Eligibility Determination
Consent Forms
23 Citations (Scopus)

An N-glycosylation analysis of human alpha-2-macroglobulin using an integrated approach

Lin, Z., Lo, A., Simeone, D. M., Ruffin, M. & Lubman, D. M., May 1 2012, In : Journal of Proteomics and Bioinformatics. 5, 5, p. 127-134 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Glycosylation
alpha-Macroglobulins
Polysaccharides
Glycopeptides
Electrons
24 Citations (Scopus)

Breast cancer tumor size assessment with mammography, ultrasonography, and magnetic resonance imaging at a community based multidisciplinary breast center

Ramirez, S., Scholle, M., Buckmaster, J., Paley, R. H. & Kowdley, G. C., Apr 2012, In : American Surgeon. 78, 4, p. 440-446 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mammography
Ultrasonography
Breast
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Breast Neoplasms
25 Citations (Scopus)

Common Leg Injuries of Long-Distance Runners: Anatomical and Biomechanical Approach

Gallo, R., Plakke, M. & Silvis, M., Nov 1 2012, In : Sports Health. 4, 6, p. 485-495 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome
Leg Injuries
Compartment Syndromes
Popliteal Artery
Stress Fractures
79 Citations (Scopus)

Do correlates of HPV vaccine initiation differ between adolescent boys and girls?

Gilkey, M. B., Moss, J., McRee, A. L. & Brewer, N. T., Sep 7 2012, In : Vaccine. 30, 41, p. 5928-5934 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Papillomavirus Vaccines
Papillomaviridae
Nuclear Family
vaccines
Vaccines
12 Citations (Scopus)

Do youth hockey coaches allow players with a known concussion to participate in a game?

Bramley, H., Kroft, C., Polk, D., Newberry, T. & Silvis, M., Mar 1 2012, In : Clinical Pediatrics. 51, 3, p. 283-287 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hockey
Mentoring
Athletes
Sports
Cross-Sectional Studies
30 Citations (Scopus)

Family history assessment: Impact on disease risk perceptions

Wang, C., Sen, A., Ruffin, M., Nease, D. E., Gramling, R., Acheson, L. S., O'Neill, S. M. & Rubinstein, W. S., Oct 1 2012, In : American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 43, 4, p. 392-398 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ovarian Neoplasms
Colonic Neoplasms
Stroke
Breast Neoplasms
Health Behavior
11 Citations (Scopus)

Has diversity increased in orthopaedic residency programs since 1995? General

Daniels, E. W., French, K., Murphy, L. A. & Grant, R. E., Jan 1 2012, In : Clinical orthopaedics and related research. 470, 8, p. 2319-2324 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Internship and Residency
Orthopedics
Health Communication
Hispanic Americans
Research
26 Citations (Scopus)

Health Behaviors Associated With Use of Body Building, Weight Loss, and Performance Enhancing Supplements

Kao, T. C., Deuster, P. A., Burnett, D. & Stephens, M., May 1 2012, In : Annals of Epidemiology. 22, 5, p. 331-339 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Behavior
Weight Loss
Body Weight
Dietary Supplements
Logistic Models
16 Citations (Scopus)

Health beliefs among individuals at increased familial risk for type 2 diabetes: Implications for prevention

Dorman, J. S., Valdez, R., Liu, T., Wang, C., Rubinstein, W. S., O'Neill, S. M., Acheson, L. S., Ruffin, M. & Khoury, M. J., May 1 2012, In : Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice. 96, 2, p. 156-162 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Coronary Disease
Stroke
Health
Blood Vessels
9 Citations (Scopus)

Health perceptions and levels of attachment: Owners and pets exercising together

Stephens, M., Wilson, C. C., Goodie, J. L., Netting, F. E., Olsen, C. H. & Byers, C. G., Nov 1 2012, In : Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine. 25, 6, p. 923-926 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pets
Health Status
Dogs
Social Support
Canidae
49 Citations (Scopus)

High school soccer players with concussion education are more likely to notify their coach of a suspected concussion

Bramley, H., Patrick, K., Lehman, E. & Silvis, M., Apr 1 2012, In : Clinical Pediatrics. 51, 4, p. 332-336 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Soccer
Education
Athletes
Sports
Wounds and Injuries
7 Citations (Scopus)

Human papillomavirus vaccine knowledge and hypothetical acceptance among women in Appalachia Ohio

Ruffin, M., Hade, E. M., Gorsline, M. R., DeGraffinreid, C. R., Katz, M. L., Kobrin, S. C. & Paskett, E. D., Aug 3 2012, In : Vaccine. 30, 36, p. 5349-5357 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Appalachian Region
Papillomavirus Vaccines
Appalachian region
Papillomaviridae
Vaccines
41 Citations (Scopus)

Impending macrosomia: Will induction of labour modify the risk of caesarean delivery?

Cheng, Y. W., Sparks, T. N., Laros, R. K., Nicholson, J. & Caughey, A. B., Jan 1 2012, In : BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 119, 4, p. 402-409 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Induced Labor
Pregnancy
Newborn Infant
Fetal Weight
Apgar Score
27 Citations (Scopus)

Increasing adolescent immunization by webinar: A brief provider intervention at federally qualified health centers

Moss, J., Reiter, P. L., Dayton, A. & Brewer, N. T., Jul 13 2012, In : Vaccine. 30, 33, p. 4960-4963 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Immunization
immunization
Vaccines
vaccines
Health
58 Citations (Scopus)

Induction of labor compared to expectant management in low-risk women and associated perinatal outcomes

Cheng, Y. W., Kaimal, A. J., Snowden, J. M., Nicholson, J. & Caughey, A. B., Jan 1 2012, In : American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 207, 6, p. 502.e1-502.e8

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Induced Labor
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
Gestational Age
Meconium Aspiration Syndrome
8 Citations (Scopus)

Interventions to prevent childhood obesity

Saguil, A. & Stephens, M., Jan 1 2012, In : American family physician. 86, 1, p. 30-32 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pediatric Obesity
2 Citations (Scopus)

Medical education in the united states: A new frontier for social marketing?

Gimbel, R. W., Ledford, C. J. W. & Stephens, M., Dec 1 2012, In : Social Marketing Quarterly. 18, 4, p. 293-302 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social marketing
Medical education
Healthcare
Physicians
Marketing strategy
64 Citations (Scopus)

Microsatellite instability and DNA mismatch repair protein deficiency in lynch syndrome colorectal polyps

Yurgelun, M. B., Goel, A., Hornick, J. L., Sen, A., Turgeon, D., Ruffin, M., Marcon, N. E., Baron, J. A., Bresalier, R. S., Syngal, S., Brenner, D. E., Boland, C. R. & Stoffel, E. M., Apr 1 2012, In : Cancer Prevention Research. 5, 4, p. 574-582 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hereditary Nonpolyposis Colorectal Neoplasms
Protein Deficiency
Microsatellite Instability
DNA Mismatch Repair
Adenomatous Polyps
12 Citations (Scopus)

National patterns in human papillomavirus vaccination: An analysis of the national survey of family growth

Sadigh, G., Dempsey, A. F., Ruffin, M., Resnicow, K. & Carlos, R. C., Feb 1 2012, In : Human Vaccines and Immunotherapeutics. 8, 2, p. 212-220 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vaccination
Mothers
Nuclear Family
Growth
Odds Ratio
16 Citations (Scopus)

Patterns of cellular and HPV 16 methylation as biomarkers for cervical neoplasia

Patel, D. A., Rozek, L. S., Colacino, J. A., Van Zomeren-Dohm, A., Ruffin, M., Unger, E. R., Dolinoy, D. C., Swan, D. C., Onyekwuluje, J., DeGraffinreid, C. R. & Paskett, E. D., Sep 1 2012, In : Journal of Virological Methods. 184, 1-2, p. 84-92 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Human papillomavirus 16
Methylation
Biomarkers
Cell Biology
Neoplasms
1 Citation (Scopus)

Pediatric posttraumatic headache: Two cases using steroids as abortive therapy

Bramley, H., Melinosky, C., Silvis, M. & Ross, S., Oct 1 2012, In : Pediatric Emergency Care. 28, 10, p. 1081-1084 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Headache
Steroids
Pediatrics
Acute Pain
Pain Management
27 Citations (Scopus)

Perceptions of anatomy: Critical components in the clinical setting

Lazarus, M. D., Chinchilli, V., Leong, S. L. & Kauffman, G. L., Jul 1 2012, In : Anatomical sciences education. 5, 4, p. 187-199 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anatomy
Medical Students
Anatomists
Education
Diagnostic Imaging
14 Citations (Scopus)

Physical fitness during medical school: A 4-year study at the Uniformed services university

Stephens, M., Cochran, C., Hall, J. M. & Olsen, C., Nov 1 2012, In : Family Medicine. 44, 10, p. 694-697 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Physical Fitness
Medical Schools
Students
Body Composition
Air
27 Citations (Scopus)

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

Salz, T., Oeffinger, K. C., Lewis, P., 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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Colorectal Neoplasms
Primary Health Care
Survival Rate
Survivors
Neoplasms
11 Citations (Scopus)

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., Moul, J. W., Brenner, D., Hardy, R. W. & Demark-Wahnefried, W., Dec 28 2012, In : PloS one. 7, 12, e53104.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

alpha-Linolenic Acid
alpha-linolenic acid
prostatic neoplasms
Metabolism
Prostatic Neoplasms
8 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Qualitative Research
Outpatients
Documentation
Delivery of Health Care
Administrative Personnel
27 Citations (Scopus)

Review of medicolegal cases for cauda equina syndrome: What factors lead to an adverse outcome for the provider?

Daniels, E. W., Gordon, Z., French, K., Ahn, U. M. & Ahn, N. U., Mar 1 2012, In : Orthopedics. 35, 3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polyradiculopathy
Urinary Bladder
Referral and Consultation
Risk Management
Orthopedics
72 Citations (Scopus)

Risk of stillbirth and infant death stratified by gestational age

Rosenstein, M. G., Cheng, Y. W., Snowden, J. M., Nicholson, J. & Caughey, A. B., Jan 1 2012, In : Obstetrics and Gynecology. 120, 1, p. 76-82 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Stillbirth
Gestational Age
Pregnancy
Risk Management
Infant Mortality
2 Citations (Scopus)

Social marketing and student documentation of asthma care: A quasi-randomized controlled trial

Gimbel, R. W., Olsen, C. H., Williams, P. M. & Stephens, M., Feb 2012, In : Family Medicine. 44, 2, p. 121-127 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social Marketing
Documentation
Asthma
Randomized Controlled Trials
Electronic Health Records
44 Citations (Scopus)
Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
Self Report
Primary Health Care
Sensitivity and Specificity
53 Citations (Scopus)

The risk of stillbirth and infant death stratified by gestational age in women with gestational diabetes

Rosenstein, M. G., Cheng, Y. W., Snowden, J. M., Nicholson, J., Doss, A. E. & Caughey, A. B., Jan 1 2012, In : American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 206, 4, p. 309.e1-309.e7

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Stillbirth
Gestational Diabetes
Gestational Age
Risk Management
Mortality
5 Citations (Scopus)

Third-party certification of dietary supplements: Prevalence and concerns

Cancio, A., Eliason, M. J., Mercer, J., Tran, T., Deuster, P. A. & Stephens, M., Dec 1 2012, In : Military medicine. 177, 12, p. 1460-1463 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Certification
Dietary Supplements
Military Personnel
Extreme Heat
Sleep Deprivation
25 Citations (Scopus)

Trends in HPV vaccine initiation among adolescent females in North Carolina, 2008-2010

Moss, J., Gilkey, M. B., Reiter, P. L. & Brewer, N. T., Nov 1 2012, In : Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention. 21, 11, p. 1913-1922 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Papillomavirus Vaccines
Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
Telephone
Uterine Cervical Neoplasms
Immunization
5 Citations (Scopus)

Who will be the faculty of the future? Results of a 5-year study growing educators using an immersive third postgraduate year (PGY-3) faculty development mini-fellowship

Reamy, B. V., Williams, P. M., Wilson, C., Goodie, J. L. & Stephens, M., Jun 1 2012, In : Medical teacher. 34, 6

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

educator
resident
Internship and Residency
Teaching
Curriculum
12 Citations (Scopus)

Writing, self-reflection, and medical school performance: The Human Context Of Health Care

Stephens, M., Reamy, B. V., Anderson, D., Olsen, C., Hemmer, P. A., Durning, S. J. & Auster, S., Sep 2012, In : Military Medicine. 177, SUPPL.1, p. 26-30 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

College Admission Test
Medical Schools
Delivery of Health Care
Clinical Clerkship
Continuing Medical Education
2011
19 Citations (Scopus)

Academic detailing to increase colorectal cancer screening by primary care practices in Appalachian Pennsylvania

Curry, W., Lengerich, E., Kluhsman, B. C., Graybill, M. A., Liao, J. J., Schaefer, E. W., Spleen, A. M. & Dignan, M. B., May 24 2011, In : BMC health services research. 11, 112.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Early Detection of Cancer
Colorectal Neoplasms
Primary Health Care
Appalachian Region
Physicians
18 Citations (Scopus)

A collaborative model for developing and maintaining virtual patients for medical education

Berman, N. B., Fall, L. H., Chessman, A. W., Dell, M. R., Lang, V. J., Leong, S. L., Nixon, L. J. & Smith, S., Apr 1 2011, In : Medical teacher. 33, 4, p. 319-324 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Computer-Assisted Instruction
Medical Education
instruction
education
Diffusion of Innovation
13 Citations (Scopus)

Adult learning models for large-group continuing medical education activities

Stephens, M., Mckenna, M. & Carrington, K., May 1 2011, In : Family medicine. 43, 5, p. 334-337 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Continuing Medical Education
Learning
Delivery of Health Care
Health Occupations
Family Physicians
12 Citations (Scopus)

Chronic hepatitis B infection: a workshop consensus statement and algorithm.

McHugh, J. A., Cullison, S., Apuzzio, J., Block, J. M., Cohen, C., Leong, S. L., London, W. T., McNellis, R. J., Neubauer, R. L., Perrillo, R., Squires, R., Tarrant, D. & McMahon, B. J., Sep 1 2011, In : The Journal of family practice. 60, 9

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Consensus Development Conferences
Chronic Hepatitis B
Hepatitis B
Infection