Mack Ruffin, MD, MPH

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    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
    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
    1992
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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., 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
    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

    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
    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
    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
    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
    1998
    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
    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
    1999
    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
    4 Citations (Scopus)

    Screening for prostate cancer.

    Ruffin, M., Jan 1 1999, In : The Journal of family practice. 48, 8, p. 581-582 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Mass Screening
    Quebec
    Prostate-Specific Antigen
    Reproducibility of Results
    Prostatic Neoplasms
    23 Citations (Scopus)

    The psychosexual impact of human papillomavirus cervical infections

    Reed, B. D., Ruffin IV, M. T., Gorenflo, D. W. & Zazove, P., Feb 1999, In : Journal of Family Practice. 48, 2, p. 110-116 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Papillomavirus Infections
    Sexually Transmitted Diseases
    Bacterial Sexually Transmitted Diseases
    Vaginitis
    Colposcopy
    2000
    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
    78 Citations (Scopus)

    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

    propylthiouracil
    Propylthiouracil
    patient care
    Genetic Markers
    Vegetables
    111 Citations (Scopus)
    Uterine Cervical Neoplasms
    Colorectal Neoplasms
    Prostatic Neoplasms
    Primary Health Care
    Early Detection of Cancer
    50 Citations (Scopus)

    Prevention of cervix cancer

    Rock, C. L., Michael, C. W., Reynolds, R. K. & Ruffin, M., Jan 1 2000, In : Critical Reviews in Oncology/Hematology. 33, 3, p. 169-185 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Uterine Cervical Neoplasms
    Carcinoma
    Cervix Uteri
    Papanicolaou Test
    Papillomavirus Vaccines
    2001
    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
    32 Citations (Scopus)

    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

    Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia
    homocysteine
    Vegetables
    Fruit
    carotenoids
    2003
    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
    6 Citations (Scopus)

    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

    Family Physicians
    Uterine Cervical Neoplasms
    Physicians
    Papanicolaou Test
    Geographic Locations
    2004
    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
    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
    1 Citation (Scopus)

    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

    Amaranthus
    Proliferating Cell Nuclear Antigen
    Aspirin
    Colorectal Neoplasms
    Agglutinins
    18 Citations (Scopus)

    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

    Early Detection of Cancer
    Primary Health Care
    Papanicolaou Test
    Sigmoidoscopy
    Occult Blood
    23 Citations (Scopus)

    Low-dose topical delivery of all-trans retinoic acid for cervical intraepithelial neoplasia II and III

    Ruffin, M., Bailey, J. M., Normolle, D. P., Michael, C. W., Bieniasz, M. E., Kmak, D. C., Unger, E. R. & Brenner, D. E., Dec 1 2004, In : Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention. 13, 12, p. 2148-2152 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia
    Tretinoin
    Placebos
    Female Contraceptive Devices
    Biopsy