Mack Ruffin, MD, MPH

    • 6022 Citations
    • 41 h-Index
    1977 …2021

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    Research Output

    Short survey

    Increasing cancer screening rates in primary care: No easy solutions

    Ruffin, M., Gorenflo, D. W. & Murff, H. J., Dec 2004, In : Journal of Clinical Outcomes Management. 11, 12, p. 754-755 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

    1 Scopus citations
    Review article

    A criterion-based review of preventive health care in the elderly: Part 2. A geriatric health maintenance program

    Zazove, P., Mehr, D. R., Ruffin IV, M. T., Klinkman, M. S., Peggs, J. F. & Davies, T. C., Jan 1 1992, In : Journal of Family Practice. 34, 3, p. 320-347 28 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    9 Scopus citations

    A criterion-based review of preventive health care in the elderly: Part 1. Theoretical framework and development of criteria

    Klinkman, M. S., Zazove, P., Mehr, D. R. & Ruffin IV, M. T., Jan 1 1992, In : Journal of Family Practice. 34, 2, p. 205-224 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    8 Scopus citations

    Colorectal cancer screening

    Nease, D. E., Stoffel, E., Turgeon, D. K. & Ruffin IV, M. T., Sep 1 2004, In : Clinics in Family Practice. 6, 3, p. 693-707 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    3 Scopus citations

    DNA from fecal immunochemical test can replace stool for detection of colonic lesions using a microbiota-based model

    Baxter, N. T., Koumpouras, C. C., Rogers, M. A. M., Ruffin, M. T. & Schloss, P. D., Jan 1 2016, In : Microbiome. 4, 59.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    14 Scopus citations

    Do antioxidants still have a role in the prevention of human cancer?

    Ruffin, M. & Rock, C. L., Jan 1 2001, In : Current Oncology Reports. 3, 4, p. 306-313 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    10 Scopus citations

    Evaluation and management of fatigue

    Ruffin, M. & Cohen, M., Jan 1 1994, In : American Family Physician. 50, 3, p. 625-632 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    12 Scopus citations

    Information technology and cancer prevention

    Jimbo, M., Nease, D. E., Ruffin IV, M. T. & Rana, G. K., Jan 1 2006, In : Ca-A Cancer Journal for Clinicians. 56, 1, p. 26-36 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    29 Scopus citations

    Management of thyroid nodules

    Rifat, S. F. & Ruffin IV, M. T., Jan 1 1994, In : American family physician. 50, 4, p. 785-790 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    5 Scopus citations

    Ohio Appalachian women's perceptions of the cost of cervical cancer screening

    McAlearney, A. S., Song, P. H., Rhoda, D. A., Tatum, C., Lemeshow, S., Ruffin, M., Phil Harrop, J. & Paskett, E. D., Dec 1 2010, In : Cancer. 116, 20, p. 4727-4734 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    5 Scopus citations

    Perceived risk of cervical cancer in appalachian women

    Kelly, K. M., Ferketich, A. K., Ruffin, M., Tatum, C. & Paskett, E. D., Nov 1 2012, In : American Journal of Health Behavior. 36, 6, p. 849-859 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    7 Scopus citations

    Recruiting subjects in cancer prevention and control studies

    Ruffin, M. & Baron, J., Apr 11 2000, In : Journal of cellular biochemistry. 77, SUPPL. 34, p. 80-83 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    14 Scopus citations

    Screening strategies for colorectal cancer in asymptomatic adults

    Turgeon, D. K. & Ruffin, M. T., Jun 2014, In : Primary Care - Clinics in Office Practice. 41, 2, p. 331-353 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    1 Scopus citations

    What is lacking in current decision aids on cancer screening?

    Jimbo, M., Rana, G. K., Hawley, S., Holmes-Rovner, M., Kelly-Blake, K., Nease, D. E. & Ruffin IV, M. T., May 1 2013, In : CA Cancer Journal for Clinicians. 63, 3, p. 193-214 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    42 Scopus citations

    Women's feedback on a chemopreventive trial for cervical dysplasia

    Bieniasz, M. E., Underwood, D., Bailey, J. & Ruffin IV, M. T., Feb 1 2003, In : Applied Nursing Research. 16, 1, p. 22-28 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    1 Scopus citations
    Letter

    Anterior knee pain [6]

    Rickey, N., Colon, V. F., Ruffin, M. & Kinningham, R. B., Jan 1 1993, In : American Family Physician. 48, 8, 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

    Applicability of clinical trial results to primary care (multiple letters) [4]

    Sonis, J., Doukas, D., Klinkman, M., Reed, B., Ruffin, M., Guyatt, G. H., Dans, A. L., Dans, L. F. & Richardson, S., Nov 25 1998, In : JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association. 280, 20, p. 1746 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

    10 Scopus citations

    Cancer risk factors.

    Ruffin, M., Jan 1 1989, In : American family physician. 39, 1, p. 57-58 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

    Fibrolamellar hepatocellular carcinoma

    Ruffin, M., Jan 1 1988, In : Annals of Internal Medicine. 109, 7, p. 596-597 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

    3 Scopus citations

    Improving cervical smears.

    Ruffin, M., May 25 1988, In : New Zealand Medical Journal. 101, 846, p. 274-275 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

    No evidence in US of HPV16/18 cancer precursor reduction

    Pendleton, M. E., Ruffin, M. & Harper, D. M., Jan 4 2016, In : Vaccine. 34, 2, 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

    1 Scopus citations

    Papanicolaou smear.

    Ruffin, M., Jul 1 1988, In : The Journal of the American Board of Family Practice / American Board of Family Practice. 1, 3, p. 225-226 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

    1 Scopus citations

    Papanicolaou smear techniques.

    Ruffin, M., Dec 1 1988, In : Journal of Family Practice. 27, 6, p. 577-578 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

    Promotion of women physicians in academic medicine [4]

    Nickerson, K. G., Shea, S., Bennett, N., Ruffin, M. T., Bland, C. J. & Tesch, B. J., Jan 1 1995, In : Journal of the American Medical Association. 274, 14, p. 1133-1134 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

    2 Scopus citations

    Response to Drs. Borges and Klompmaker

    Ruffin, M. T., Jun 1991, In : The American journal of gastroenterology. 86, 6, p. 791 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

    Screening for Prostate Cancer

    Ruffin, M. T., Klinkman, M. S., Fetters, M. D. & Green, L. A., Apr 1995, In : JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association. 273, 15, 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

    Serum metabolomic analysis of pancreatic cancer-letter

    Shakour, S., Ruffin, M. T., Zick, S. M., Lubman, D. M. & Nie, S., Oct 1 2013, In : Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention. 22, 10, 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

    2 Scopus citations

    Vaccine refusals and regulations

    Ruffin, M. T. & Hausman, B. L., Sep 2019, In : Family medicine. 51, 9, 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

    Open Access
    Editorial

    Reliability of Pap smear reports.

    Ruffin, M., Jun 1 1991, In : The Family practice research journal. 11, 2, p. 133-138 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

    Screening and prevention in primary care

    Ruffin, M. T. & Shultz, C. G., Jun 2014, In : Primary Care - Clinics in Office Practice. 41, 2, p. 17-18 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

    Comment/debate

    Building research & scholarship capacity in departments of family medicine: A new joint ADFM-NAPCRG initiative

    Ewigman, B., Davis, A., Vansaghi, T., Cole, A., deGruy, F., Green, L., King, D., Kuzel, T., Lindbloom, E., Meadows, L., Miser, F., Nease, D. & Ruffin, M., Jan 1 2016, In : Annals of family medicine. 14, 1, p. 82-83 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

    10 Scopus citations

    Can we change physicians' practices in the delivery of cancer-preventive services?

    Ruffin, M., Jul 1 1998, In : Archives of family medicine. 7, 4, p. 317-319 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

    5 Scopus citations

    Combined HPV and cytology better than cytology for protection against cervical cancer

    Ruffin, M., Jan 1 2014, In : Evidence-Based Medicine. 19, 4, 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

    Vaginal smears after hysterectomy.

    Fischer, G., Fetters, M. D. & Ruffin, M., Jul 1 1995, In : Journal of Family Practice. 41, 1, 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

    4 Scopus citations
    Chapter

    Clinical utility of HPV testing in cervical cancer screening

    Young, A. P., de la Cruz, M. S. D. & Ruffin, M., Jan 1 2013, Handbook on Human Papillomavirus: Prevalence, Detection and Management. Nova Science Publishers, Inc., p. 213-240 28 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Diseases of the pancreas

    Young, A. P., De La, M. S. D. & Ruffin, M. T., Jan 1 2016, Family Medicine: Principles and Practice. Springer International Publishing, p. 1157-1166 10 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Human papillomaviruses

    Unger, E. R., Ruffin, M. & Diaz-Arrastia, C., Jan 1 2015, Clinical Gynecology, Second Edition. Cambridge University Press, p. 371-381 11 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Human papillomaviruses

    Unger, E. R., Ruffin, M. & Diaz-Arrastia, C., Dec 1 2006, Clinical Gynecology. Elsevier Inc., p. 305-314 10 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Human Papillomavirus Infection in Men and Women: The Impact of Nutrition on Cervical Cancer

    Ruffin, M. T. & Rock, C. L., Dec 1 2004, Principles of Gender-Specific Medicine. Elsevier Inc., Vol. 2. p. 796-812 17 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    1 Scopus citations
    Article

    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. T., Post, D. M. & Paskett, E. D., Jun 19 2009, In : Vaccine. 27, 30, p. 3945-3952 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    68 Scopus citations

    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

    11 Scopus citations

    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

    51 Scopus citations

    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

    9 Scopus citations

    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

    120 Scopus citations

    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

    25 Scopus citations

    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

    14 Scopus citations

    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. T., 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

    11 Scopus citations

    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

    51 Scopus citations

    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

    27 Scopus citations

    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

    20 Scopus citations