Mack Ruffin, MD, MPH

    • 6022 Citations
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    1977 …2021

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    Research Output

    Article

    Disqualifying criteria in a preparticipation sports evaluation

    Rifat, S. F., Ruffin, M. & Gorenflo, D. W., Jan 1 1995, In : Journal of Family Practice. 41, 1, p. 42-50 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    28 Scopus citations

    Dose escalation of a curcuminoid formulation

    Lao, C. D., Ruffin IV, M. T., Normolle, D., Heath, D. D., Murray, S. I., Bailey, J. M., Boggs, M. E., Crowell, J., Rock, C. L. & Brenner, D. E., Mar 17 2006, In : BMC complementary and alternative medicine. 6, 10.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    708 Scopus citations

    Effect of distance and travel time on rural women's compliance with screening mammography: An UPRNet study

    Kreher, N. E., Hickner, J. M., Ruffin, M. & Chen Sheng Lin, S. L., Jan 1 1995, In : Journal of Family Practice. 40, 2, p. 143-147 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    29 Scopus citations

    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. T., 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

    23 Scopus citations

    Effect of low-fat diets on plasma levels of NF-κB-regulated inflammatory cytokines and angiogenic factors in men with prostate cancer

    Heymach, J. V., Shackleford, T. J., Tran, H. T., Yoo, S. Y., Do, K. A., Wergin, M., Saintigny, P., Vollmer, R. T., Polascik, T. J., Snyder, D. C., Ruffin IV, M. T., Yan, S., Dewhirst, M., Kunnumakkara, A. B., Aggarwal, B. B. & Demark-Wahnefried, W., Oct 1 2011, In : Cancer Prevention Research. 4, 10, p. 1590-1598 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    22 Scopus citations

    Effect of preventive messages tailored to family history on health behaviors: The family healthware impact trial

    Ruffin, M. T., Nease, D. E., Sen, A., Pace, W. D., Wang, C., Acheson, L. S., Rubinstein, W. S., O'Neill, S. & Gramling, R., Jan 1 2011, In : Annals of family medicine. 9, 1, p. 3-11 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    93 Scopus citations

    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

    5 Scopus citations

    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. T., 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

    3 Scopus citations

    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

    27 Scopus citations

    Effects of low dose aspirin (81 mg) on proliferating cell nuclear antigen and Amaranthus caudatus labeling in normal-risk and high-risk human subjects for colorectal cancer

    Krishnan, K., Aoki, T., Ruffin, M. T., Normolle, D. P., Boland, C. R. & Brenner, D. E., Apr 20 2004, In : Cancer detection and prevention. 28, 2, p. 107-113 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    1 Scopus citations

    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. T., Turgeon, D. K. & Djuric, Z., Jan 2 2015, In : Nutrition and cancer. 67, 1, p. 73-81 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    7 Scopus citations

    Epidemiologic and viral factors associated with cervical neoplasia in HPV-16-positive women

    Rajeevan, M. S., Swan, D. C., Nisenbaum, R., Lee, D. R., Vernon, S. D., Ruffin, M. T., Horowitz, I. R., Flowers, L. C., Kmak, D., Tadros, T., Birdsong, G., Husain, M., Srivastava, S. & Unger, E. R., May 20 2005, In : International Journal of Cancer. 115, 1, p. 114-120 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    53 Scopus citations

    Ethical Considerations in the Provision of Controversial Screening Tests

    Doukas, D. J., Fetters, M., Ruffin IV, M. T. & McCullough, L. B., Jan 1 1997, In : Archives of family medicine. 6, 5, p. 486-490 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    15 Scopus citations

    Evaluation of RNA markers for early detection of cervical neoplasia in exfoliated cervical cells

    Steinau, M., Rajeevan, M. S., Lee, D. R., Ruffin, M. T., Horowitz, I. R., Flowers, L. C., Tadros, T., Birdsong, G., Husain, M., Kmak, D. C., Longton, G. M., Vernon, S. D. & Unger, E. R., Feb 1 2007, In : Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention. 16, 2, p. 295-301 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    8 Scopus citations

    Exercise and Secondary Amenorrhoea Linked Through Endogenous Opioids

    Ruffin, M. T., Hunter, R. E. & Arendt, E. A., Aug 1990, In : Sports Medicine. 10, 2, p. 65-71 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    9 Scopus citations

    Factors associated with human papillomavirus infection in women encountered in community-based offices.

    Reed, B. D., Zazove, P., Gregoire, L., Gorenflo, D. W., Lancaster, W. D. & Ruffin, M., Dec 1 1993, In : Archives of Family Medicine. 2, 12, p. 1239-1248 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    17 Scopus citations
    38 Scopus citations

    Familial Risk for Common Diseases in Primary Care. The Family Healthware™ Impact Trial

    O'Neill, S. M., Rubinstein, W. S., Wang, C., Yoon, P. W., Acheson, L. S., Rothrock, N., Starzyk, E. J., Beaumont, J. L., Galliher, J. M. & Ruffin IV, M. T., Jun 1 2009, In : American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 36, 6, p. 506-514 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    85 Scopus citations

    Family history and perceptions about risk and prevention for chronic diseases in primary care: A report from the family healthware™ impact trial

    Acheson, L. S., Wang, C., Zyzanski, S. J., Lynn, A., Ruffin, M. T., Gramling, R., Rubinstein, W. S., O'Neill, S. M. & Nease, D. E., Apr 1 2010, In : Genetics in Medicine. 12, 4, p. 212-218 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    51 Scopus citations

    Family history assessment: Impact on disease risk perceptions

    Wang, C., Sen, A., Ruffin, M. T., 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

    31 Scopus citations

    Family physicians' knowledge of risk factors for cervical cancer

    Ruffin IV, M. T., Jan 1 2003, In : Journal of Women's Health. 12, 6, p. 561-567 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    6 Scopus citations

    Feasibility of using maternal cancer screening visits to identify adolescent girls eligible for human papillomavirus vaccination

    Carlos, R. C., Dempsey, A. F., Resnicow, K., Ruffin, M. T., Patel, D. A., Straus, C. M., Kure, A. & Dalton, V. K., Dec 1 2010, In : Journal of Women's Health. 19, 12, p. 2271-2275 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2 Scopus citations

    Fecal short-chain fatty acids are not predictive of colonic tumor status and cannot be predicted based on bacterial community structure

    Sze, M. A., Topçuoğlu, B. D., Lesniak, N. A., Ruffin, M. T. & Schloss, P. D., Jul 1 2019, In : mBio. 10, 4, e01454-19.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    1 Scopus citations

    Fellowship training in family medicine: Results of a national survey

    Elward, K. S., Goldstein, A. O. & Ruffin, M., 1994, In : Family Medicine. 26, 6, p. 376-381 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    9 Scopus citations

    Fibrolamellar Hepatoma

    Ruffin, M., Jan 1 1990, In : The American Journal of Gastroenterology. 85, 5, p. 577-588 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    37 Scopus citations

    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

    27 Scopus citations

    Flaxseed supplementation (not dietary fat restriction) reduces prostate cancer proliferation rates in men presurgery

    Demark-Wahnefried, W., Polascik, T. J., George, S. L., Switzer, B. R., Madden, J. F., Ruffin IV, M. T., Snyder, D. C., Owzar, K., Hars, V., Albala, D. M., Walther, P. J., Robertson, C. N., Moul, J. W., Dunn, B. K., Brenner, D., Minasian, L., Stella, P. & Vollmer, R. T., Dec 1 2008, In : Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention. 17, 12, p. 3577-3587 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    111 Scopus citations

    Gene expression profile of cervical tissue compared to exfoliated cells: Impact on biomarker discovery

    Steinau, M., Lee, D. R., Rajeevan, M. S., Vernon, S. D., Ruffin, M. T. & Unger, E. R., Jan 1 2005, In : BMC genomics. 6, 64.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    20 Scopus citations

    Genetic taste markers and preferences for vegetables and fruit of female breast care patients

    Drewnowski, A., Henderson, S. A., Hann, C. S., Berg, W. A. & Ruffin, M. T., Feb 2000, In : Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 100, 2, p. 191-197 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    78 Scopus citations

    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

    66 Scopus citations

    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

    18 Scopus citations

    High vegetable and fruit diet intervention in premenopausal women with cervical intraepithelial neoplasia

    Rock, C. L., Moskowitz, A., Huizar, B., Saenz, C. C., Clark, J. T., Daly, T. L., Chin, H., Behling, C. & Ruffin IV, M. T., Jan 1 2001, In : Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 101, 10, p. 1167-1174 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    32 Scopus citations

    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. T., 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

    41 Scopus citations

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

    Reiter, P. L., Katz, M. L., Ruffin, M. T., 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

    10 Scopus citations

    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

    2 Scopus citations

    Human papillomavirus in amniotic fluid

    Ruffin IV, M. T., Bailey, J. M., Roulston, D., Lee, D. R., Tucker, R. A., Swan, D. C. & Unger, E. R., Sep 4 2006, In : BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 6, 28.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    5 Scopus citations

    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

    7 Scopus citations

    Impact of a generalizable reminder system on colorectal cancer screening in diverse primary care practices: a report from the prompting and reminding at encounters for prevention project.

    Nease, D. E., Ruffin, M., Klinkman, M. S., Jimbo, M., Braun, T. M. & Underwood, J. M., Jan 1 2008, In : Medical Care. 46, 9 Suppl 1

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    31 Scopus citations

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

    Ruffin, M. T., 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

    32 Scopus citations

    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

    7 Scopus citations

    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

    12 Scopus citations

    Implications of personal genomic testing for health behaviors: The case of smoking

    PGen Study Group, Jan 1 2016, In : Nicotine and Tobacco Research. 18, 12, p. 2273-2277 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    4 Scopus citations

    Increases in colonic bacterial diversity after ω-3 fatty acid supplementation predict decreased colonic prostaglandin E2 concentrations in healthy adults

    Djuric, Z., Bassis, C. M., Plegue, M. A., Sen, A., Turgeon, D. K., Herman, K., Young, V. B., Brenner, D. E. & Ruffin, M. T., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Nutrition. 149, 7, p. 1170-1179 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2 Scopus citations

    Influence of income, hours worked, and loan repayment on medical students' decision to pursue a primary care career

    Rosenthal, M. P., Diamond, J. J., Rabinowitz, H. K., Bauer, L. C., Jones, R. L., Kearl, G. W., Kelly, R. B., Sheets, K. J., Jaffe, A., Jonas, A. P. & Ruffin, M., Mar 23 1994, In : Journal of the American Medical Association. 271, 12, p. 914-917 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Influence of Income, Hours Worked, and Loan Repayment on Medical Students' Decision to Pursue a Primary Care Career

    Rosenthal, M. P., Diamond, J. J., Rabinowitz, H. K., Bauer, L. C., Jones, R. L., Kearl, G. W., Kelly, R. B., Sheets, K. J., Jaffe, A., Patrick, A. & Ruffin, M. T., Mar 23 1994, In : JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association. 271, 12, p. 914-917 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    75 Scopus citations

    Inherited alterations of TGF beta signaling components in Appalachian cervical cancers

    Knobloch, T. J., Peng, J., Hade, E. M., Cohn, D. E., Ruffin, M. T., Schiano, M. A., Calhoun, B. C., McBee, W. C., Lesnock, J. L., Gallion, H. H., Pollock, J., Lu, B., Oghumu, S., Zhang, Z., Sears, M. T., Ogbemudia, B. E., Perrault, J. T., Weghorst, L. C., Strawser, E., DeGraffinreid, C. R. & 2 others, Paskett, E. D. & Weghorst, C. M., Oct 1 2019, In : Cancer Causes and Control. 30, 10, p. 1087-1100 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Interactivity in a Decision Aid: Findings From a Decision Aid to Technologically Enhance Shared Decision Making RCT

    Jimbo, M., Sen, A., Plegue, M. A., Hawley, S., Kelly-Blake, K., Rapai, M., Zhang, M., Zhang, Y., Xie, X. & Ruffin, M. T., Jul 2019, In : American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 57, 1, p. 77-86 10 p.

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    Interventions fail to increase cancer screening rates in community-based primary care practices

    Ruffin, M. & Gorenflo, D. W., Sep 1 2004, In : Preventive Medicine. 39, 3, p. 435-440 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    18 Scopus citations

    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. T. & Lubman, D. M., Jun 4 2013, In : Analytical chemistry. 85, 11, p. 5353-5357 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    16 Scopus citations