Mack Ruffin, MD, MPH

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    1977 …2021
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    Research Output 1988 2019

    Article
    67 Citations (Scopus)

    Acceptance of the HPV vaccine among women, parents, community leaders, and healthcare providers in Ohio Appalachia

    Katz, M. L., Reiter, P. L., Heaner, S., Ruffin, M., Post, D. M. & Paskett, E. D., Jun 19 2009, In : Vaccine. 27, 30, p. 3945-3952 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Appalachian Region
    Papillomavirus Vaccines
    Community Health Services
    Appalachian region
    Health Personnel
    11 Citations (Scopus)

    A closer examination of sex bias in the treatment of ischemic cardiac disease

    Green, L. A. & Ruffin, M., Jan 1 1994, In : Journal of Family Practice. 39, 4, p. 331-336 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Sexism
    Heart Diseases
    Ischemia
    Therapeutics
    Logistic Models
    51 Citations (Scopus)

    Adherence to Single Daily Dose of Aspirin in a Chemoprevention Trial: An Evaluation of Self-report and Microelectronic Monitoring

    Burney, K. D., Krishnan, K., Ruffin, M. T., Zhang, D. & Brenner, D. E., May 1996, In : Archives of family medicine. 5, 5, p. 297-300 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Drug Administration Schedule
    Drug Packaging
    Chemoprevention
    Patient Compliance
    Self Report
    9 Citations (Scopus)

    Adults' knowledge about the use of child restraint devices

    Ruffin, M. T. & Kantor, R., Jan 1 1992, In : Family medicine. 24, 5, p. 382-385 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Equipment and Supplies
    Motor Vehicles
    Child Mortality
    Morbidity
    Seat Belts
    120 Citations (Scopus)

    Adults' knowledge and behaviors related to human papillomavirus infection

    Holcomb, B., Bailey, J. M., Crawford, K. & Ruffin, M., Jan 1 2004, In : Journal of the American Board of Family Practice. 17, 1, p. 26-31 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Papillomavirus Infections
    Family Physicians
    Risk-Taking
    Student Health Services
    Physicians' Offices
    24 Citations (Scopus)

    Age and food preferences influence dietary intakes of breast care patients

    Drewnowski, A., Henderson, S. A., Hann, C. S., Barratt-Fornell, A. & Ruffin, M., Nov 1 1999, In : Health Psychology. 18, 6, p. 570-578 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Food Preferences
    Patient Care
    Breast
    Fats
    Propylthiouracil
    14 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
    51 Citations (Scopus)

    A multivariate model for specialty preference by medical students

    Gorenflo, D. W., Ruffin IV, M. T. & Sheets, K. J., Jan 1 1994, In : Journal of Family Practice. 39, 6, p. 570-576 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Medical Students
    Students
    Primary Health Care
    Medicine
    Medical Schools
    26 Citations (Scopus)

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

    Lin, Z., Lo, A., Simeone, D. M., Ruffin, M. T. & 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
    20 Citations (Scopus)

    Anterior knee pain: The challenge of patellofemoral syndrome

    Ruffin, M. & Kiningham, R. B., Jan 1 1993, In : American family physician. 47, 1, p. 185-194 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome
    Knee
    Pain
    Differential Diagnosis
    Physical Examination
    8 Citations (Scopus)

    A randomized feasibility trial of brief telephone counseling to increase fruit and vegetable intakes

    Djuric, Z., Ellsworth, J. S., Ren, J., Sen, A. & Ruffin, M., May 1 2010, In : Preventive Medicine. 50, 5-6, p. 265-271 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Telephone
    Vegetables
    Counseling
    Fruit
    Primary Health Care

    Association between physical activity, sexual activities, and human papillomavirus infection in women in a community-based population

    Bissonnette, V., Zazove, P., Ruffin IV, M. T., Gorenflo, D. W., Gregoire, L. & Reed, B. D., Jan 1 1995, In : Journal of Women's Health. 4, 5, p. 579-585 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Papillomavirus Infections
    Sexual Behavior
    Exercise
    Population
    Marital Status
    1 Citation (Scopus)

    A web-based decision tool to improve contraceptive counseling for women with chronic medical conditions: Protocol for a mixed methods implementation study

    Wu, J. P., Damschroder, L. J., Fetters, M. D., Zikmund-Fisher, B. J., Crabtree, B. F., Hudson, S. V., Ruffin, M. T., Fucinari, J., Kang, M., Susan Taichman, L. & Creswell, J. W., Apr 2018, In : Journal of medical Internet research. 20, 4, e107.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Contraceptive Agents
    Counseling
    Primary Health Care
    Guidelines
    Decision Making
    197 Citations (Scopus)

    Bioavailability of β-carotene is lower in raw than in processed carrots and spinach in women

    Rock, C. L., Lovalvo, J. L., Emenhiser, C., Ruffin, M., Flatt, S. W. & Schwartz, S. J., May 1 1998, In : Journal of Nutrition. 128, 5, p. 913-916 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Daucus carota
    Spinacia oleracea
    Carotenoids
    carotenes
    spinach
    16 Citations (Scopus)

    Cancer chemoprevention: A new way to treat cancer before it happens

    Krishnan, K., Ruffin, M. & Brenner, D. E., Jan 1 1998, In : Primary Care - Clinics in Office Practice. 25, 2, p. 361-379 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Chemoprevention
    Carcinogenesis
    Biomarkers
    Neoplasms
    Cell Proliferation
    34 Citations (Scopus)

    Carotenoids, vitamin A, and estrogen receptorstatus in breast cancer

    Rock, C. L., Saxe, G. A., Ruffin, M., August, D. A. & Schottenfeld, D., Jan 1 1996, In : Nutrition and cancer. 25, 3, p. 281-296 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Carotenoids
    Vitamin A
    Estrogen Receptors
    Estrogens
    Breast Neoplasms
    3 Citations (Scopus)

    Cervical Cancer Screening: Issues of Collection Tools and Reporting

    Ruffin, M., Jan 1 1993, In : Archives of family medicine. 2, 3, p. 261-263 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Uterine Cervical Dysplasia
    Equipment Design
    Colposcopy
    Mass Screening
    Vaginal Smears
    13 Citations (Scopus)

    Challenges in herbal research: A randomized clinical trial to assess blinding with ginger

    Zick, S. M., Blume, A., Normolle, D. & Ruffin, M., Jun 1 2005, In : Complementary Therapies in Medicine. 13, 2, p. 101-106 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Ginger
    Capsules
    Randomized Controlled Trials
    Research
    Placebos
    8 Citations (Scopus)

    Chaperone use by family physicians during the collection of a Pap smear.

    Rockwell, P., Steyer, T. E. & Ruffin, M. T., Jan 1 2003, In : Annals of family medicine. 1, 4, p. 218-220 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Papanicolaou Test
    Family Physicians
    Physicians
    Gynecological Examination
    Surveys and Questionnaires
    175 Citations (Scopus)

    Characteristics of a productive research environment: Literature review

    Bland, C. J. & Ruffin, M., Jan 1 1992, In : Academic Medicine. 67, 6, p. 385-397 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    productivity
    group climate
    leadership
    governance
    literature
    27 Citations (Scopus)

    Chemoprevention for colorectal cancer

    Krishnan, K., Ruffin, M. & Brenner, D. E., Jan 1 2000, In : Critical Reviews in Oncology/Hematology. 33, 3, p. 199-219 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Neoplastic Cell Transformation
    Precancerous Conditions
    Anticarcinogenic Agents
    Colonic Polyps
    Cultured Tumor Cells
    31 Citations (Scopus)

    Chromoendoscopy detects more adenomas than colonoscopy using intensive inspection without dye spraying

    Stoffel, E. M., Turgeon, D. K., Stockwell, D. H., Normolle, D. P., Tuck, M. K., Marcon, N. E., Baron, J. A., Bresalier, R. S., Arber, N., Ruffin, M. T., Syngal, S. & Brenner, D. E., Dec 2008, In : Cancer Prevention Research. 1, 7, p. 507-513 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Colonoscopy
    Adenoma
    Coloring Agents
    Polyps
    Adenomatous Polyps

    Chromoendoscopy detects more adenomas than colonoscopy using intensive inspection without dye spraying.

    Stoffel, E. M., Turgeon, D. K., Stockwell, D. H., Normolle, D. P., Tuck, M. K., Marcon, N. E., Baron, J. A., Bresalier, R. S., Arber, N., Ruffin, M. T., Syngal, S. & Brenner, D. E., Dec 2008, In : Cancer Prevention Research. 1, 7, p. 507-513 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Colonoscopy
    Adenoma
    Coloring Agents
    Polyps
    Adenomatous Polyps
    2 Citations (Scopus)

    Clinical models of chemoprevention for cervical cancer

    Ruffin, M. & Lancaster, W. D., Jan 1 1998, In : Hematology/Oncology Clinics of North America. 12, 5, p. 1115-1134 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Chemoprevention
    Uterine Cervical Neoplasms
    Research Design
    Carcinoma
    Research
    5 Citations (Scopus)

    Clinical models of chemoprevention for colon cancer

    Krishnan, K., Ruffin, M. & Brenner, D. E., Jan 1 1998, In : Hematology/Oncology Clinics of North America. 12, 5, p. 1079-1113 35 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Chemoprevention
    Colonic Neoplasms
    Colorectal Neoplasms
    Biomarkers
    Risk Reduction Behavior
    16 Citations (Scopus)

    Clinical use of the Surgeon General's "my Family Health Portrait" (MFHP) tool: Opinions of future health care providers

    Owens, K. M., Marvin, M. L., Gelehrter, T. D., Ruffin, M. & Uhlmann, W. R., Oct 1 2011, In : Journal of Genetic Counseling. 20, 5, p. 510-525 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Family Health
    Health Personnel
    Medical History Taking
    Genetic Services
    Health Behavior
    53 Citations (Scopus)

    Clinical utility of family history for cancer screening and referral in primary care: A report from the Family Healthware Impact Trial

    Rubinstein, W. S., Acheson, L. S., O'Neill, S. M., Ruffin, M. T., Wang, C., Beaumont, J. L. & Rothrock, N., Nov 1 2011, In : Genetics in Medicine. 13, 11, p. 956-965 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Early Detection of Cancer
    Colonic Neoplasms
    Primary Health Care
    Referral and Consultation
    Breast Neoplasms
    12 Citations (Scopus)

    Colon cancer chemoprevention: Clinical development of aspirin as a chemopreventive agent

    Krishnan, K., Ruffin, M. T. & Brenner, D. E., Jan 1 1997, In : Journal of cellular biochemistry. 67, SUPPL. 28/29, p. 148-158 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Chemoprevention
    Colonic Neoplasms
    Aspirin
    Prostaglandins
    Biomarkers
    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
    31 Citations (Scopus)

    Colonic mucosal prostaglandin e2 and cyclooxygenase expression before and after low aspirin doses in subjects at high risk or at normal risk for colorectal cancer1, 2

    Krishnan, K., Ruffin, M. T., Normolle, D., Shureiqi, I., Burney, K., Bailey, J., Peters-Golden, M., Rock, C. L., Boland, C. R. & Brenner, D. E., Jan 1 2001, In : Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention. 10, 5, p. 447-453 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Prostaglandin-Endoperoxide Synthases
    Dinoprostone
    Aspirin
    Colorectal Neoplasms
    Biomarkers
    5 Citations (Scopus)

    Colonic Saturated Fatty Acid Concentrations and Expression of COX-1, but not Diet, Predict Prostaglandin E2 in Normal Human Colon Tissue

    Sidahmed, E. K., Sen, A., Ren, J., Patel, A., Turgeon, D. K., Ruffin, M. T., Brenner, D. E. & Djuric, Z., Oct 2 2016, In : Nutrition and cancer. 68, 7, p. 1192-1201 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Dinoprostone
    Colon
    Fatty Acids
    Diet
    Colonic Neoplasms
    11 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
    79 Citations (Scopus)

    Comparison of risk perceptions and beliefs across common chronic diseases

    Wang, C., O'Neill, S. M., Rothrock, N., Gramling, R., Sen, A., Acheson, L. S., Rubinstein, W. S., Nease, D. E. & Ruffin, M., Feb 1 2009, In : Preventive Medicine. 48, 2, p. 197-202 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Chronic Disease
    Heart Diseases
    Breast Neoplasms
    Ovarian Neoplasms
    Colonic Neoplasms
    14 Citations (Scopus)

    Components of family history associated with women's disease perceptions for cancer: A report from the Family Healthware™ Impact Trial

    Rubinstein, W. S., O'Neill, S. M., Rothrock, N., Starzyk, E. J., Beaumont, J. L., Acheson, L. S., Wang, C., Gramling, R., Galliher, J. M. & Ruffin, M. T., Jan 1 2011, In : Genetics in Medicine. 13, 1, p. 52-62 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Breast Neoplasms
    Neoplasms
    Ovarian Neoplasms
    Colonic Neoplasms
    Mothers
    48 Citations (Scopus)

    Consumer perceptions of interactions with primary care providers after direct-to-consumer personal genomic testing

    for the Impact of Personal Genomics Study Group, Apr 19 2016, In : Annals of internal medicine. 164, 8, p. 513-522 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Primary Health Care
    Health Personnel
    Appointments and Schedules
    Cohort Studies
    Prospective Studies
    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. T., 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
    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 IV, M. T., 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
    27 Citations (Scopus)
    Genomics
    Cohort Studies
    Prospective Studies
    Health Education
    Health Status
    3 Citations (Scopus)

    Design of early validation trials of biomarkers

    Normolle, D., Ruffin IV, M. T. & Brenner, D., Dec 1 2005, In : Cancer Informatics. 1, 1, p. 25-31 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Biomarkers
    Population
    Sensitivity and Specificity
    Mass Screening
    Health Services Needs and Demand
    11 Citations (Scopus)

    Developing a web site in primary care

    Fetters, M. D., Ivankova, N. V., Ruffin, M., Creswell, J. W. & Power, D., Oct 1 2004, In : Family medicine. 36, 9, p. 651-659 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Colorectal Neoplasms
    Primary Health Care
    Focus Groups
    Early Detection of Cancer
    Interviews
    15 Citations (Scopus)

    Development and evaluation of a PCR and mass spectroscopy (PCR-MS)-based method for quantitative, type-specific detection of human papillomavirus

    Patel, D. A., Shih, Y. J., Newton, D. W., Michael, C. W., Oeth, P. A., Kane, M. D., Opipari, A. W., Ruffin, IV, M. T., Kalikin, L. M. & Kurnit, D. M., Sep 1 2009, In : Journal of Virological Methods. 160, 1-2, p. 78-84 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Mass Spectrometry
    Polymerase Chain Reaction
    DNA Sequence Analysis
    Human Papillomavirus DNA Tests
    Papillomavirus Vaccines
    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 IV, M. T., 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
    19 Citations (Scopus)

    Diagnostic potential and interactive dynamics of the colorectal cancer virome

    Hannigan, G. D., Duhaime, M. B., Ruffin, M. T., 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
    15 Citations (Scopus)

    Differences in management of suspected myocardial infarction in men and women

    Green, L. A. & Ruffin, M., Jan 1 1993, In : Journal of Family Practice. 36, 4, p. 389-393 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Physicians' Practice Patterns
    Sex Factors
    Coronary Care Units
    Observer Variation
    Family Practice
    32 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. T. & 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
    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. T., 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