Mack Ruffin, MD, MPH

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    1977 …2021
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    Research Output 1988 2019

    1998
    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
    5 Citations (Scopus)

    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

    Physicians' Practice Patterns
    Mass Screening
    Physicians
    Neoplasms
    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
    1997
    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
    15 Citations (Scopus)

    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

    Physicians
    Consumer Advocacy
    Ethical Analysis
    Evidence-Based Medicine
    Insurance
    85 Citations (Scopus)

    Suppression of human colorectal mucosal prostaglandins: Determining the lowest effective aspirin dose

    Ruffin IV, M. T., Krishnan, K., Rock, C. L., Normolle, D., Vaerten, M. A., Peters-Golden, M., Crowell, J., Kelloff, G., Boland, C. R. & Brenner, D. E., Aug 6 1997, In : Journal of the National Cancer Institute. 89, 15, p. 1152-1160 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Aspirin
    Prostaglandins
    Prostaglandins F
    Salicylic Acid
    Dinoprostone
    1996
    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
    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
    4 Citations (Scopus)

    Recommendations of the first Michigan conference on prostate cancer

    Porter, A. T., Zimmerman, J., Ruffin, M., Chernew, M., Callaghan, C., Davis, R., Lee, F., Montie, J., Swanson, G. M. & Oesterling, J. E., Oct 1996, In : Urology. 48, 4, p. 519-534 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Prostatic Neoplasms
    Life Expectancy
    Therapeutic Uses
    African Americans
    Quality of Life

    β-carotene uptake from processed versus raw vegetables in women

    Lovalvo, J. L., Rock, C. L., Ruffin, M. T., Emenhiser, C., Disario, W. & Schwartz, S. J., Dec 1 1996, In : FASEB Journal. 10, 3, p. A732

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    raw vegetables
    Vegetables
    Carotenoids
    carotenes
    uptake mechanisms
    1995

    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
    27 Citations (Scopus)

    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

    Sports
    History
    Athletes
    Physical Examination
    Students
    29 Citations (Scopus)

    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

    Mammography
    Research
    Compliance
    Family Practice
    Physicians' Offices
    2 Citations (Scopus)

    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

    Career Mobility
    Women Physicians
    Medical Schools
    Medicine

    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

    Prostatic Neoplasms
    Decision Support Techniques
    Health Policy
    Prostate
    Colorectal Neoplasms
    6 Citations (Scopus)

    Surrogate endpoint biomarkers for cervical cancer chemoprevention trials

    Ruffin, M. T., Ogaily, M. S., Johnston, C. M., Gregoire, L., Lancaster, W. D. & Brenner, D. E., 1995, In : Journal of cellular biochemistry. 59, 23 S, p. 113-124 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Chemoprevention
    Biomarkers
    Uterine Cervical Neoplasms
    Pharmaceutical Preparations
    Retinoic Acid Receptors
    4 Citations (Scopus)

    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

    Vaginal Neoplasms
    Vaginal Smears
    Hysterectomy
    1994
    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)

    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
    12 Citations (Scopus)

    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

    Fatigue
    Office Visits
    Primary Care Physicians
    Therapeutics
    Physical Examination
    9 Citations (Scopus)

    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

    Medicine
    Sports Medicine
    Geriatrics
    Obstetrics
    Adolescent Medicine

    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

    Medical Students
    Primary Health Care
    Students
    Medical Schools
    Life Style
    75 Citations (Scopus)

    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

    Medical Students
    Primary Health Care
    Students
    Medical Schools
    Life Style
    5 Citations (Scopus)

    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

    Thyroid Nodule
    Fine Needle Biopsy
    Nuclear Medicine
    Family Physicians
    Primary Care Physicians
    36 Citations (Scopus)

    Patients' Interpretation of Qualitative Probability Statements

    Woloshin, K. K., Ruffin, M. & Gorenflo, D. W., Jan 1 1994, In : Archives of family medicine. 3, 11, p. 961-966 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    1993
    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

    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

    Isotonic Contraction
    Exercise Therapy
    Knee Joint
    Articular Range of Motion
    Thigh
    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
    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
    17 Citations (Scopus)

    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

    Papillomavirus Infections
    Sexual Partners
    Pruritus
    Infection
    Human papillomavirus 18
    15 Citations (Scopus)

    Presence of human papillomavirus infection of the uterine cervix as determined by different detection methods in a low-risk community-based population.

    Zazove, P., Reed, B. D., Gregoire, L., Gorenflo, D. W., Lancaster, W. D., Ruffin, M. & Hruszczyk, J., Dec 1 1993, In : Archives of Family Medicine. 2, 12, p. 1250-1258 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Papillomavirus Infections
    Cervix Uteri
    Population
    Polymerase Chain Reaction
    Papanicolaou Test
    8 Citations (Scopus)

    Selection criteria for breast cancer chemoprevention subjects

    Ruffin, M. T., August, D. A., Kelloff, G. J., Boone, C. W., Weber, B. L. & Brenner, D. E., 1993, In : Journal of cellular biochemistry. 53, S17G, p. 234-241 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Chemoprevention
    Patient Selection
    Breast Neoplasms
    Biomarkers
    Carcinoma, Intraductal, Noninfiltrating
    14 Citations (Scopus)

    The rational management of labor

    Smith, M. A., Ruffin, M. & Green, L. A., Jan 1 1993, In : American family physician. 47, 6, p. 1471-1481 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Lacerations
    Parturition
    Cardiotocography
    Labor Pain
    Episiotomy
    1992
    7 Citations (Scopus)

    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

    Outcome and Process Assessment (Health Care)
    Health Services for the Aged
    Preventive Health Services
    Value of Life
    Social Values
    9 Citations (Scopus)

    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 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
    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
    13 Citations (Scopus)

    Primary care research funding sources

    Ruffin, M. & Sheets, K. J., Dec 1 1992, In : Journal of Family Practice. 35, 3, p. 281-287 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Government Financing
    Family Practice
    National Institutes of Health (U.S.)
    Internal Medicine
    Gynecology
    1991
    5 Citations (Scopus)

    Original contributions. Improving the yield of endocervical elements in a pap smear with the use of the cytology brush

    Ruffin, M. T. & Van Noord, G. R., Jan 1 1991, In : Family medicine. 23, 5, p. 365-369 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Papanicolaou Test
    Cell Biology
    Education
    Clinical Trials

    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

    Predictive Value of Tests
    Papanicolaou Test
    Vaginal Smears
    Uterine Cervical Neoplasms

    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

    1990
    9 Citations (Scopus)

    Exercise and Secondary Amenorrhoea Linked Through Endogenous Opioids

    Ruffin, M., Hunter, R. E. & Arendt, E. A., Jan 1 1990, In : Sports Medicine. 10, 2, p. 65-71 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Endorphins
    Amenorrhea
    Opioid Analgesics
    37 Citations (Scopus)

    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

    Hepatocellular Carcinoma
    Fibrolamellar hepatocellular carcinoma
    Incidence
    Neoplasms
    1989

    Cancer risk factors.

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

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

    Toxic Plants
    Smokeless Tobacco
    Family Practice
    Health Promotion
    Health Education
    1988
    3 Citations (Scopus)

    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

    Liver Neoplasms
    Hepatocellular Carcinoma
    Fibrolamellar hepatocellular carcinoma

    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

    Vaginal Smears
    1 Citation (Scopus)

    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

    Specimen Handling
    Papanicolaou Test
    Vaginal Smears
    Family Practice

    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

    Papanicolaou Test
    Vaginal Smears